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Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024

Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024 All Set: Philippine Junior Marketing Association’s Juan Big Idea Nationwide is back on the national scene with the theme, “Weaving Collective Intelligence,” this coming March 23, 2024, at the Monet Grand Ballroom, Novotel Manila, Araneta City, and live streaming via EventsHub. Annually, Juan Big Idea, also known as JBI, is… Continue reading Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024

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PH Braces for El Niño

PH Braces for El Niño: An article by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) shares that the local government recently convened with representatives of water utilities to discuss measures in preparing for drought, expected to happen this month of June. Local Response According to Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, the drought is expected to reduce the… Continue reading PH Braces for El Niño

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Tuberculosis in the Philippines

Tuberculosis in the Philippines: The World Health Organization (WHO) defines tuberculosis as a disease caused by bacteria, particularly mycobacterium tuberculosis, and most often affects the lungs. It is said to be contagious and affects about a quarter of the global population. WHO also bared that the disease claimed 1.6 million lives in 2021 and is… Continue reading Tuberculosis in the Philippines

Iloilo City Tourism, Local News, National News, News

A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney

A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney: Adobo Magazine called the Filipino jeepney the 'king of the road'. Culture Trip cited it as a 'national symbol'. Now facing an impending phaseout, let us look back on the Filipino jeepney and how it has embedded itself into the country's culture and identity. Background and History Jeepneys have… Continue reading A Tribute to the Philippine Jeepney

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CyberSecurity Trends

CyberSecurity 2022: Experts reveal that, worldwide, the average time spent online (in nine quarters from 2020 to 2022) is 417 minutes per day, a whopping six hours and 57 minutes (Oberloo). The same update also bares that South Africa has the highest time spent online at 607 minutes a day (10 hours and seven minutes),… Continue reading CyberSecurity Trends

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Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage: As of writing, the local currency has plummeted to an all-time low. The exchange rate (PHP to USD) is now at P58 (as of September 21). The price of fuel has also been unstable this year. As of January 2022, the average price of gasoline was at P62.10/L and diesel… Continue reading Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

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BongBong Marcos SONA: A Summary

President Bongbong Marcos SONA: Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Romualdez Marcos, Jr., 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines' 2022 State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City. On Economy Sound fiscal management Increase revenue and productivity PH as 'investment destination' eyed. Imposition of tax to digital goods mentioned. Tax system to be… Continue reading BongBong Marcos SONA: A Summary

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What is Mandatory Military Service?

“Duterte had said that if she wins the vice presidential post, she would push for mandatory military service for all Filipinos reaching the age of 18 – male or female.” Britannica defines compulsory military service, or conscription, as compulsory enrollment for service in a country’s armed forces. According to the World Population Review, countries with… Continue reading What is Mandatory Military Service?

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Bongbong Marcos on Health Care

Bongbong Marcos on Health Care and the Pandemic. Presidential candidate Ferdinand Romualdez ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., recently held a press conference gathering mainstream and social media from Regions V and VI. Among topics discussed include disaster response, traditional and renewable energy, digital infrastructure, agriculture, and infrastructure development. One of the highlighted topics under disaster response includes… Continue reading Bongbong Marcos on Health Care

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Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo Guimaras Negros Bridge

Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo – Guimaras – Negros Bridge. Presidential candidate Ferdinand Romualdez ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., recently held a press conference gathering mainstream and social media from Regions V and VI. Among topics discussed include disaster response, traditional and renewable energy, digital infrastructure, agriculture, and infrastructure development. One of the highlighted topics under infrastructure development… Continue reading Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo Guimaras Negros Bridge

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Sun Life Insurance

Sun Life Insurance: Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. is the No. 1 life insurance company in the Philippines, after garnering Php 45.46 billion in Total Premium in 2021. This is according to a report released by the Insurance Commission based on submitted unaudited Quarterly Reports on Selected Financial Statistics. This is Sun Life’s 11th consecutive… Continue reading Sun Life Insurance

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Filipinos on Gender Stereotypes 

Survey: Filipinos Still Believe in Gender Stereotypes. To shed light on the current situation of unpaid care work in Filipino homes, especially among urban millennials in the BPO sector, Oxfam Pilipinas, with the support of Investing in Women, commissioned The Women and Gender Institute (WAGI) of Miriam College to conduct a study on the issue.… Continue reading Filipinos on Gender Stereotypes 

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Berocca Performance

Berocca Performance: Spark the Energy! Let 2022 be the year you bounce back, find your focus and push the pace! As we continue to stay productive and power through the humdrum of our hybrid work schedules, we’re also finding ways to address the inevitable burnouts and daily energy gaps. Sometimes all it takes to relieve… Continue reading Berocca Performance

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Plastic Pollution in Philippines

Plastic Pollution in the Philippines: Filipinos consume about 2.15 million tons of plastics in a year and from which 9% are recycled and 35% leaks into the open environment, according to a study conducted by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), in a project funded by Grieg Foundation. That amount of total plastics is… Continue reading Plastic Pollution in Philippines

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Iloilo Brandy Museum

Iloilo Business Park Welcomes First Brandy Museum in PH. From an immersive walk-through detailing the rich history of Spanish brandy to sampling brandy-inspired bites and beverages—there’s a lot to be excited about in Iloilo Business Park’s newest attraction. Within every bottle of Spanish brandy is an awe-inspiring history waiting to be discovered. Now, liquor connoisseurs… Continue reading Iloilo Brandy Museum

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Gambling in the Philippines

How gambling is impacting the economy of the Philippines. With millions of tourists and loads of high-end casinos, Macau remains the Asian gambling capital or the Las Vegas of Asia. However, there are many other Asian countries with thriving gambling industries and one of these is the Philippines. Located in Southeast Asia, this stunning archipelagic… Continue reading Gambling in the Philippines

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Absolute Divorce Bill in PH

Absolute Divorce in PH: The House Committee on Population and Family Relations recently endorsed a bill for plenary approval. The bill aims to reinstitute absolute divorce as an alternative mode for the dissolution of marriage in the Philippines. During the hearing, the committee unanimously approved the unnumbered substitute bill allowing absolute divorce in the Philippines.… Continue reading Absolute Divorce Bill in PH

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Bank Transactions with BDO

Convenient ways to do bank transactions with BDO: BDO, a full-service universal bank in the Philippines, provides a complete array of industry-leading products and services. Through its local subsidiaries, the bank offers investment banking, private banking, leasing and finance, rural banking, life insurance, insurance brokerage and stock brokerage services. Here, BDO Unibank is reminding clients… Continue reading Bank Transactions with BDO

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PH and China Pandemic Experience

PH and China pandemic experience shared in webinar: The Department of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute along with Philippine Archipelago international Trading Corporation presented a webinar featuring prominent figures in Traditional Chinese Medicine who were instrumental in the pandemic management in China. The webinar, entitled “Learning from the China Experience – Control and Surge Prevention”,… Continue reading PH and China Pandemic Experience

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Western Visayas Robusta

Western Visayas Robusta Beans Graded 'Fine', 'Premium': Western Visayas’ coffee industry could now start to create its brand. The 2021 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition (PCQC), a convergence activity of government agencies and the private sector, has recognized the robusta coffee beans in the region and graded them fine and premium. The PCQC is an annual… Continue reading Western Visayas Robusta