July 24, 2019

Category: Lifestyle

‘Insurtech’ Poised to Disrupt Insurance Industry; What Lies Ahead?

Media Release:  By BRAD SMITH, Technology Expert at TurnOnVPN THE insurance industry is one of the oldest in the financial world. It has largely remained unchanged for decades largely because it has always been impenetrable to less resourceful newcomers. For a long time, capital and trust seem to be the only pillars that mattered. Interestingly, in […]

Mastercard Acquisition of Transfast Further Widens its Payment Network

Media Release:​ Highlights: ● The acquisition will enable partner banks to service consumers, businesses, governments and merchants effectively and efficiently, allowing them to send and receive money cross-border. ●  The deal strengthens Mastercard’s wide range of payment solutions and its global network, with Transfast reaching 90% of the population and over 90% of the world’s […]

DOST’s NRCP Supports HIV Awareness Campaign Using Creative Ways

​By LYNN TALINGDAN THEY say, “Once you get HIV, you have it for life”. That’s a scary thought. It’s scary because it’s about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more popularly known as HIV. Contracting HIV, particularly in the Philippines, carries a stigma that continues to thrive, leading to fear of getting tested. But there is also […]

J&T Express & Shopee Strike Deal to Push PHL Digital Commerce

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 DIGITAL or e-commerce has received a boost in the Philippines. The “adrenaline” shot takes the form of a partnership between a player in the logistics industry and a giant in the e-commerce sphere. On July 16, J&T Express, touted as “the number one express delivery firm in Southeast […]

Mega Global’s Lim Pays it Forward with Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Media Release: MANILA — For entrepreneurs, the first few years of a business are often the most challenging. This is something that Mega Global Corp. CEO William Tiu Lim, who built the sardine behemoth from scratch, knows all too well from personal experience. Seeing one’s ideas translated into a real business takes tremendous courage, substantial […]

Lucio K. Tan, Jr. Starts Green Canopy Project in Cagayan Valley

(SDN) — EVERY summer every year Cagayan Valley in Northern Luzon, experiences sizzling hot temperatures. In fact, Tuguegarao City, the capital, had the Philippines’ hottest temperature ever recorded at 42.2 degrees Centigrade on May 11, 1969, according to Quora.com. And ever since that day, maybe even before, the people of the province have been hard […]