Friday, March 30, 2018

FWD Sends Off Sole Filipino Runner in North Pole Marathon

Louie Sangalang's (2nd from right) send-off party was held on March 22, 2018 at the Bonifacio Technology Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The FWD-sponsored send-off event was attended by FWD executives and team members, North Pole Marathon campaign collaborators.

Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance, one of the fastest-growing insurance companies in the Philippines, is sending off the country’s lone representative to the FWD North Pole Marathon.

Vision Petron 2018 Calls for Filipino Young Artists to Rediscover Culture

Petron Corporation, the country’s leading oil company, invites aspiring artists to participate in the 2018Vision Petron with the theme “Tuklas Kultura” (Rediscover Culture). 

GCash Scan-to-Pay Announces Partnership with Shakey's #77777

Dial #77777 on your next Shakey's delivery.  Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu (3rd from left) leads the press conference held on March 21, 2018 at Shakey's Magallanes, Makati City. With him from left:  Anthony Thomas, Mynt President and CEO; Albert de Larrazabal, Globe Chief Commercial Officer,; Vicente Gregorio, SPAVI President and CEO; Jorge Concepcion, SPAVI General Manager; and Peter Maquera, Globe SVP for Enterprise Group.

Shakey’s Philippines, one of the biggest and most iconic pizza store chains in the country, has tapped Globe Telecom and GCash to allow its customers to order and pay for their pizza, pasta, chicken, and other favorite food and drinks with just their mobile phones.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

ONE Championship: Heroes of Honor Sparks in Manila this Summer

While the Philippine capital is abuzz with the announcement of the main event showdown between Team Lakay’s Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon (17-5) and Bali-based American Andrew Leone (8-3), another spectacle is ready to be unveiled at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

2018 Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair Open Doors to the Public; Exhibits, Seminars, Food Tasting Until March 18

Beyond Food: 
Discover Healthy Halal, Urban Gardening, Entrepreneurship

The 2018 edition of the Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair opens its doors to food enthusiasts from March 14 to 18 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. This annual program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is organized by the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) in cooperation with the DTI’s Regional and Provincial Offices.

DTI-BDTP Director Rhodora M. LeaƱo said, “In 2013, for the first Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair, the department set what was then an ‘ambitious’ goal of Php 15-million in cash and booked sales." She added, "Last year, we were able to record revenues of Php 42.17 million from over 52,000 fair goers. That is an increase of almost triple in just five years, an outstanding measure of success by any standard, and a very encouraging sign for MSMEs in the food sector.”

Three special settings are being showcased this year: 

(1) a pavilion for halal-certified products from nine regions of the country; 

(2) an organic products and hydroponics garden; and 

(3) a “kapetirya” serving different coffee blends from all over the Philippines.

There are over 200 booths featuring products of over 200 MSMEs offering regional delicacies, processed meats, wines and beverages, ready-to-eat bottled food, chocolates and snack foods, spices and condiments, jams and spreads, health supplements, and other kitchen basics. There are also exhibitors selling fresh produce like organic fruits and vegetables as well as fish and other marine products.

In addition, free cooking workshops are scheduled every day, as follows: 

Thursday, March 15 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Healthy meat products for business with Mrs. Lourdes Rivera. 

Friday, March 16 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Sysu International Inc./Clara Ole; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) Mama Sita with Chefs Philip Lim and Phye Yabut. 

Saturday, March 17 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Baguio Oil with Chef Boy Logro; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) San Miguel Purefoods with Chef Rolando “RJ” Garcia. 

Sunday, March 18 : (1:30pm – 3:30pm) Gardenia Bakeries with Chef Patrice Aguillo; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) Silver Swan with Chef Luis Napoleon R. Sol III.

For those who wish to learn more about food entrepreneurship, there are free lectures offered daily, as follows: 

Thursday, March 15 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) Development Bank of the Philippines – Loan Program/Facilities; (4:30pm – 6:30pm) PLDT Enterprise – Digital Payment (Paymaya). 

Friday, March 16 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) DOST Packaging Center of the Philippines – Food Safety. 

Saturday, March 17 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) Pasay City Cooperative Development Office – Simple Nutrients Addition Program (SNAP) Hydroponics. Sunday, March 18 : (10:30am – 12:00nn) FILPET Inc. – Packaging Technology.

By bringing food entrepreneurs from all over the country into a single venue, the Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair generates not just retail business from consumers but is also an order-taking event where institutional buyers and traders discover new items for their supermarket shelves, and hotels and restaurants meet new producers and negotiate with existing suppliers. 

The Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair is open from 10:00am – 9:00pm on March 14 to 18, 2018 at the Megatrade Hall, Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Admission is free.

For more information, email, or call phone numbers +632 751 3223, +632 751 3228 and fax +632 751 3224. Please follow "sikatpinoyfairs" on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for updates.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Globe MyBusiness Announce Winners of ProjectED, Showcases New Generation of Video Creators

Globe ProjectED Grand Winner: Team Reveuse of University of the East Caloocan with the executives of Globe MyBusiness, from L-R Debbie Obias, Michelle Tapia, Gil Genio, and Derrick Heng, during the ProjectEd Awards Night, held last Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Maybank Performing Arts Auditorium, in Bonifacio Global City.

Globe MyBusiness recently held the much-awaited awards night of ProjectEd at the Maybank Performing Arts Auditorium in Bonifacio Global City.  The ProjectED is a nationwide video competition for high school students.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Petron Lakbay Alalay Gears-Up for Holy Week 2018

Petron will be in full assistance to motorists during the Holy Week 2018.
Photo: Petron Corporation

Petron Lakbay Alalay, the country’s longest running motorist roadside assistance program has evolved over the past three decades from a small group of Petron employees volunteering
to spend their Holy Week break to provide emergency aid for car problems like overheating, flat tires, and the like, into a comprehensive year-round program to ensure that with Petron, “the
best ang biyahe.”

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Daikin Announces Green Initiative with Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners

Daikin's executives from left; Bart Roa Deputy Division Manager for Sales Operation, Jed Caburian Division Manager for Sales Operation, Toshiyuki Tanaka Vice President, Lee Wai Kok President, Ogie Quitco Division Manager for After Sales Service, and Gerry Cortez Division Manager for Human Resources and General Affairs, during the press conference held on March 2, 2018 at the Conrad Hotel Manila.

Addressing climate challenges, DAIKIN’s Green Initiative Campaign kick-started by disseminating R32 energy-efficient air conditioners in the Philippines, which was announced during the recent press conference held at the Conrad Hotel Manila.