Feature Stories

Overcoming Adversities: Through the Eyes of Kris

Editor’s note: Supposed to be a promotional article for The Wedding Concierge, we detoured into the interesting life of event organizer Kris Catequista Traviña, the man behind the business. Here we explore his story, his frailties, his strength, his success – through his own words. I’m Kris Catequista Traviña, the second child of a lawyer… Continue reading Overcoming Adversities: Through the Eyes of Kris

National News

Three Filipino Companies Named 2020 World Best Employers

Three Filipino companies were included in the list of 2020 World’s Best Employers. Forbes Magazine has recently featured 750 of the world’s largest multinational corporations in the list based on a survey answered by 160,000 full-time workers around the globe. According to results, Samsung Electronics of South Korea is the world’s best employer followed by… Continue reading Three Filipino Companies Named 2020 World Best Employers

World News

Ways to Send Money Internationally

This article is originally posted on Sigue. Whether you’re sending money overseas regularly, or just paying a few expenses while traveling, it’s important to find the cheapest way to send money internationally. Exchange and transfer fees can add up quickly. Here are some ways to transfer international remittances and other overseas payments at the lowest… Continue reading Ways to Send Money Internationally

Local News

MerryMart to Launch First Drive Thru Grocery Store

In an update, MerryMart Consumer Corp is set to launch its online platform and its first drive-thru store in January 2021. In a social media post, the Iloilo City Government highlighted some details on this development. “MerryMart Consumer Corp. said it would open an online platform while its first drive-thru store will open in January 2021… Continue reading MerryMart to Launch First Drive Thru Grocery Store

National News

Department of Tourism Launches ‘Kain Na!’ Virtual Store

In a social media post dated September 22, the Department of Tourism introduces ‘Kain Na!’ (kainastore.com), in a bid to help and support the food tourism industry as well as sustain efforts to position the country as a center of food and gastronomy. “Your go-to local products are now right in the palm of your… Continue reading Department of Tourism Launches ‘Kain Na!’ Virtual Store

National News

PLDT and Smart Assures Connectivity Amid AAG Emergency Maintenance

In an update, PLDT and Smart assure its customers of ‘continued internet connectivity all throughout the maintenance activity. It may be recalled that The operator of the international trans-Pacific submarine cable system Asia-America Gateway (AAG), has informed PLDT that emergency maintenance activities will be conducted on AAG submarine cables in the waters of Hong Kong… Continue reading PLDT and Smart Assures Connectivity Amid AAG Emergency Maintenance

Local News

Produkto Lokal Goes Digital via ‘Bakal Lokal’

Produkto Lokal, undeniably, is one of the staple events in the City of Love that promotes local products by local suppliers. It is instrumental in the spawning of the term ‘support local’ – encouraging Ilonggos to support local suppliers. Way before the pandemic, it has been the advocacy of Produkto Lokal to serve and promote the… Continue reading Produkto Lokal Goes Digital via ‘Bakal Lokal’

National News

Globe’s 5G Service Now Available to Prepaid and TM Subscribers

The desire to serve this need is what propels Globe to bring internet connectivity, particularly the latest 5G technology, to more Filipinos. Back in February, Globe introduced 5G to its most elite set of customers, Globe Platinum. Shortly after, the said technology was extended to all Globe Postpaid customers. And, starting August 24, Globe Prepaid… Continue reading Globe’s 5G Service Now Available to Prepaid and TM Subscribers

National News

Globe Heeds President’s Call to Improve Telco Services

Multi-billion dollar investments in network have improved services but challenges remain. In a statement by Globe Telecom, it revealed that the company heeds the call of the President to improve telco services. Service performance and increased consumer demand for data are the key reasons why the company has been investing billions of dollars to upgrade… Continue reading Globe Heeds President’s Call to Improve Telco Services

Local News

‘The Ilonggo Basket’ Launched to Aid Local Businesses

In a bid to aid local businesses recover from the effects of COVID, the ‘Ilonggo Basket’ was spawned. It highlights ‘everything Ilonggo’ such as food, fabrics, fashion, and more. The purpose of the initiative is to reach out to the small entrepreneurs of Iloilo, both city and province, and to aid in their recovery post… Continue reading ‘The Ilonggo Basket’ Launched to Aid Local Businesses