Rewards programs are designed to create a mutually beneficial relationship between brand and customer. In return for the customer’s continued patronage. They get rewarded in the form of points and perks. On the surface, it’s a win—win situation that many customers find value in. In fact studies show that Filipinos keep up to 11 rewards […]
Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees Chairperson Eduardo D. del Rosario is set to give a public report on Pag-IBIG Fund’s record-breaking growth in 2017. Secretary del Rosario, also the Chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), will deliver the “2017 Chairman’s Report” before Pag-IBIG Fund’s stakeholders, industry partners, officers, and guests on […]
Laguna Water is spending PhP1.2 billion this year for the improvement of existing water supply network and facilities to widen its reach and to expand its services in the entire Province of Laguna. “Committed to provide our growing number of customers access to sustainable, safe, and clean water, we at Laguna Water continuously seek for […]
TeaM Energy Foundation (TEFI) Executive Director Ricky De Castro (third from left), together with Mayor Arnold Celeste of Bolinao, Pangasinan (leftmost), pose in front of the solar battery charging station in Silaki Island, Bolinao, Pangasinan during the ceremonial switch-on conducted recently. The 6.4 kilowatt charging station is being utilized by the residents of Silaki Island […]
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The cruise ships are coming to Subic Bay! Warmly welcomed by the Subic Bay community, the Italian-flagged cruise ship Costa Atlantica arrived here at 7:00 in the morning Saturday bringing in more than 2,000 passengers, mostly Chinese, to the Freeport. Costa Atlantica’s visit is just the first of some 15 cruise ship visits expected in […]
Following the successful launch of the year-long festival “Czech Movie Gems” last month, the black and white propaganda piece, Smugglers of Death also known as King of Šumava now takes center stage. Despite having the typical look of a propaganda piece in a similar vein as dozens of other films in the then-Socialist bloc; Smugglers […]
Give in to your romantic cravings and satisfy that hunger for love on Valentine’s Day as you celebrate this red-letter day with your special someone while indulging in the delightfully delectable dinners at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, and Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. Take a virtual Tuscan holiday right in the heart of the metro […]
Soledad S. Reyes, eminent critic and scholar, will deliver the eighth Adrian E. Cristobal Lecture on Feb. 20, 4-6 pm, at the Faura Hall AVR, Ateneo de Manila University. Reyes’s lecture titled “Past Meaning, Present Significance: Lessons from the Novel in the Year of the Dog,” assesses the novel in Filipino as having “actively engaged […]
This February, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila is celebrating the love month with heart-melting dining options and delightfully surprising accommodation packages designed to create a lifetime of cherished memories. Dine Your Heart Out With its promises of al fresco rendezvous, decadent dining, and a lovely vibe, this one-night 5-course dinner at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, […]
The heart of a loving mother beats for one thing: A healthy family. And this is exactly what is in the heart of celebrity mom and “Queen of All Media,” Kris Aquino. A lover of life (and almost all things pink), Aquino, now tagged as the “Queen of the Social Media World,” has always been […]
The first of its kind in the country, Mission:PHL, the BusinessMirror’s Envoys & Expats Recognition Awards celebrates the role of nations as partners in Philippine development. It will give due recognition to embassies, consulates, and aid agencies, as well as economic and cultural offices—focusing on foreign-assisted programs and projects that have contributed to the country’s […]
The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) is now accepting entries for its annual visual arts competition, the Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE). The announcement was made during the kick-off event of “Art MADE Public” last January 25 at SM Aura Premier, Taguig City. 2018 MADE: Discover For more than 3 decades now, MADE has since […]
Bughaw ‘93, the High School batch 1993 of La Consolacion College, Manila, supported the recent Medical and Dental mission, of Christ the King of the Universe Parish, Novaliches last November 11, 2017, as one of their on-going community indulgence, in celebration of their Silver Jubilee. The said Silver Jubilarians are hosting the upcoming La Consolacion […]
Whether the object of your affection is your family, friends, or a significant other, show your love with a charming and relaxing stay at Richmonde. Choose from three rate categories for your planned dreamy getaway. The “Intimate Deal” provides guests with cozy and private accommodations for as low as PhP 3,200 nett. A “Bed and […]
More than 17,000 people from 11 barangays in the municipality of Biliran in the province of Biliran are expected to receive improved health services from its health center, which recently underwent renovation through a corporate social responsibility program of BDO Foundation. Typhoons damaged the Municipal Health Office LGU-Biliran, causing cracks on its walls and leaks […]
Laguna Water recently received its Radioactive Material License for Liquid Scintillation Counter and accompanying radioisotopes from the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute making it the first private institution to offer Radiological Analysis for Drinking Water. Radiological Analysis is one of the primary parameters under the 2017 Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water. It monitors radioactivity in […]
State-run Social Security System (SSS) said they have allotted P2.55 billion in calamity relief assistance for nearly 200,000 active members and pensioners who were affected by Tropical Storm Urduja and Vinta last year. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said members can avail of calamity loan, three months worth of advanced pension and Direct House Repair and Improvement […]
Pag-IBIG Fund signed Memoranda of Agreement and Understanding with four government agencies at the launch of the BALAI Filipino (Building Adequate Livable Affordable and Inclusive Filipino Communities) Program, held today at the Crown Plaza, in Quezon City. “The partnerships are Pag-IBIG Fund’s way of supporting the BALAI Filipino Program. The four Memoranda show Pag-IBIG’s commitment […]
It is, once again, that time of year when Cupid makes hearts a-flutter with his naughty arrow. At Kitsho, lovelorn couples are in for a treat with the best-tasting, authentic Japanese fare whipped up to perfection by Executive Chef Mizumoto “Hiro” Masahiro for the entire Love Month of February. From sumptuous sushi, savory sukiyaki, and […]
“Instead of losing weight, why not pledge, I am going to eat healthy?” said Dr. Kathrina Bundalian, consultant from The Medical City (TMC) Wellness Center. The Wellness Center at TMC has a Weight Management Program that offers comprehensive and personalized solutions to help you achieve and maintain your ideal weight. The program begins with […]
Robinsons Bank to make protection within its customers’ reach through Pru Life UK’s innovative life insurance products. Gokongwei-led Robinsons Bank and British life insurer Pru Life UK today announced the establishment of a strategic bancassurance partnership in a distribution agreement signing held at Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila. Through this partnership, Robinsons Bank will be able […]
In its commitment to support local governments in disaster resiliency, Manila Water recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its Emergency Reservoir Project at the Cainta Elementary School in Barangay San Roque, Cainta, Rizal. The simple ceremony signals the commencement of the construction of the 100-cubic-meter underground reservoir, intended to serve as a potable water source […]
From the Land of Stories itself, Czech Embassy Manila, in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, debuts its first year-long film festival, “Czech Movie Gems”. Hosted by Cinematheque Centre Manila, Czech Movie Gems will feature a spectacular line-up of films spanning almost 50 years from the 1950s to the 2000s. Screening every […]
More than 30 participants attended the recently concluded Certified Hospitality Supervisor program in Region XI, delivered by the Asia World Hospitality. The participating properties included hotels, resorts, spa and other tourism-related communities. The Certified Hospitality Supervisor is designed for hospitality supervisors, forming part of an elite group of hospitality professionals around the world. This designation […]
In line with a shared goal to support communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, BDO Foundation and Consuelo Foundation constructed a new school building in the municipality of Mondragon, Northern Samar, a project that benefits hundreds of underprivileged students. The new two-storey, eight-classroom school building in Mondragon Agro-Industrial High School (MAIHS) is the third school building […]
Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA), represented by PRA General Manager Atty. Bienvenido K. Chy with Acting-Deputy General Manager Atty. Ma. Milagros R. Lisaca, and Bank of Commerce, represented by Senior Vice President Edward J. Zshornack, First Vice President Chona C. Lacson, Vice President Anna Delos Santos, and Atty. Joysha Mamanlac, signed the Memorandum of Agreement […]
The technical vocational education initiative of SM Foundation earned the Best Initiatives in Social Responsibility award from The Asset, a Hong Kong magazine. After accepting its first batch of college scholars in 1993, SM Foundation reinforced its advocacy to provide education to the less privileged public school graduates by introducing its technical vocational scholarships to […]
The Social Security System (SSS) refutes news reports that it already increased its member contribution rate effective January this year. SSS said its current rate remains at 11 percent and no changes have been made. Social Security Commission (SSC) Chairman Amado Valdez said the SSC and SSS management prioritize the development of its optimal properties to ensure recurring income for […]
Comedy Kolya, the 1997 Academy-award winning movie for Best Foreign Language Film, will officially launch Czech Embassy Manila’s year-long cinematic celebration, “Czech Movie Gems.” The event is open to the public and will take place at Cinematheque Centre Manila on January 10 at 6:30 p.m. Expected guests to share the opening night are artists, directors […]
The signing of the grant for a micro-library in Bandung was led by Manila Water Asia Pacific Indonesia Country Head Pieter Tobing (third from left); Bandung City Library and Filing Service Acting Head Adin Mukhtarudin (first); and Bandung City Mayor Mochamad Ridwan Kamil (second). Manila Water Asia Pacific, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Manila Water Company, […]
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