September 24, 2019

Category: Lifestyle

Jose Mari Chan Teams Up with McDonald’s George Yang

Media Release: MUSIC Icon Jose Mari Chan has teamed with the the chairman and founder of McDonald’s Philippines. His partnership with Dr. George T. Yang celebrates Grandparents’ Day on September 8. Their partnership is highlighted by a heartwarming video which reminds people that one is never too old to live their dreams. There is no […]

Miss World Meghan Young: Face of Lenovo

​Media Release: LENOVO has a new face: Meghan Young, the 2013 Miss World. The Chinese multinational tech company has just named the actress, model, and former Miss World its official brand ambassador. With the title as the freshest face of the global tech leader, the likable Filipino-American will now be able to treat her fans […]

Visa Says More Filipinos Embracing Cashless Transactions

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News CASHLESS transactions among Filipinos is flourishing. In July 2018, the financial technology firm conducted its fifth edition of its Visa Consumers Payment Attitude. The study involved 3,000 individuals across eight markets in Southeast Asia, 500 of them Filipino respondents, majority of them […]

PSBank’s Sixth Sense Wins 2019 PANAta Awards

Media Release: PHILIPPPINE Savings Bank (PSBank) has recently won a Bronze “Brand Builder” award for Excellence in Brand Positioning at the 2019 PANAta Awards – the premier industry recognition program of the Philippine Association of National Advertisers (PANA) – for its highly-successful Sixth Sense campaign, which effectively positioned how easy and fast it is to […]

IRRI, Tao Corp. Push Elite Hybrid Rice Across PHL

​Media Release: Partnership seen to give local rice farmers better access to seeds of high-yielding and climate-resilient hybrid rice varieties that, in the long run, will help make rice production more sustainable and profitable for rice producers and more affordable for rice consumers. ==================================== IRRI HEADQUARTERS, Los Baños, Laguna – The International Rice Research Institute […]

‘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 […]