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BTI Payments expands access to financial services

Financial services provider BTI Payments is setting its sights to serve a growing market of digital services. To date BTI has reached over 1,000 locations nationwide and continuously expanding its reach to bring its services closer to the underserved market.
BTI is now moving ahead from a protracted legal dispute of its previous commercial engagement with Manila Express Payments Systems (MEPS).

BIR Commissioner Lumagui conducts first-ever nationwide enforcement vs. illicit cigarette traders

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Romeo Lumagui Jr. actively led today the agency’s first-ever simultaneous nationwide trade enforcements against perpetrators of illicit cigarette trade, placing all regional enforcers on alert and in action while conducting operations on 378 stores in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

RCBC hailed as PHL’s Best Digital Bank by World Economic Magazine Awards

Undisputed and leading digital challenger bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) through its digital banking app RCBC Digital was hailed as Philippine’s Best Digital Bank by World Economic Magazine. The award is a recognition of RCBC’s outstanding performance as they hurdled business challenges and forwarded innovative solutions amid ongoing recovery due to the pandemic.

‘Mga Kwentong May Kwenta’ book reading activity

To enrich the awareness of preschoolers on indigenous communities and their culture, Aklat Mirasol Book Publishing House and Nayong Pilipino Foundation partnered together to stage a unique presentation of indigenous stories involving indigenous artifacts.

Artists from Ilocos and Laguna travel to Sentro Artista’s Exhibit

The newest art hub in Arton Strip by Rockwell Quezon City welcomed esteemed artists from Luzon in an exhibit dubbed Pride of the North launched last January 14. Sculptors Otep Bañez, Glenn Cagandahan, and Ayen Quias revealed their latest pieces. Works of visual artists Amante Quias dubbed as Van Gogh of the North, Noel Nicholas, Cecille de Joya, Cylan, and Jayson Duclan and photographer Reynaldo S. Maynes are at Sentro Artista until the end of the month. Adelaida Guia, crochet artist and maker of Giant Mandalas delighted guests in a meet and greet. Her spectacular pieces are also for sale at the Pride of the North Exhibit.

Celebrate the Year of the Water Rabbit at Enchanted

Like any other holiday, Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated festivities in the Philippines. Traditionally, Filipinos would go straight to Chinatown. This year, Enchanted Kingdom, the Philippines’ first and only world-class theme park, returns with its annual celebration of Chinese New Year.

Experience the power of myrrh with Throzz lozenges

You can now experience the healing power of myrrh with Throzz lozenges! Myrrh, known as one of the gifts given by the wise men at the birth of Jesus, has been used throughout history as an analgesic and antiseptic. Throzz has harnessed this wisdom of the ages to bring relief to throat discomfort.

10 fun facts about Chan Lim Exhibits at SM Supermalls

  1. A total of 43 Chan Lim Family of Artists and Students Exhibits have been held at different SM Supermalls throughout the Philippines.
  2. To date, 7,800 people have participated in the Chan Lim free community painting workshops held at SM Supermalls nationwide.
  3. The longest Chan Lim Family of Artists and Students Exhibit is currently being held for 36 days here at SM City Dasmarinas.
  4. 350 art pieces are currently on display here at SM City Dasmarinas.

5. A total of 60 artists participated in the Chan Lim Family of Artists and Students Exhibit here at SM City Dasmarinas.

Race, raise funds, and receive prizes at 7-Eleven Run 2023 this Feb

In keeping with their annual run series tradition, 7-Eleven propels 2023 with a two-day fun run event encouraging everyone to step on the tracks for their 11th installment. Sprinting on February 4 and 5, the country’s go-to convenience store chain strengthens their hallmark of convenience by championing the event as an avenue for unifying recreation and fundraising. 7-Eleven enjoins communities to create change where proceeds of the run will be donated to the beneficiaries of Philseven Foundation, Inc., 7-Eleven’s non-profit social advocacy arm.

Villar leads oath-taking of seafarers agencies’ association

Senators Cynthia Villar and Mark Villar administer the oath of the newly elected Board of Trustees of the Association of Licensed Manning Agencies (ALMA) on Friday January 13, at Villar SIPAG farm house. ALMA is an association of 68 manning agencies engaged in deployment of 170,000 Filipino seafarers to international merchant ships at any given time. The Villars has always been supportive to OFWs and Filipino Seafarers.

A getaway to remember at Holiday Suites Port Barton

At the start of the year, most Filipino families across the country plan how to spend their annual vacation. However, traditional getaway locations are always hard to book, especially during long weekends. As a result, most families would rather delay their plans and spend them at home.

The V-BOOST DRIP by The Icon Clinic

Some people say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some say beauty is only skin deep. It doesn’t really matter which idea of beauty one subscribes to. One thing is for certain, good health and a strong body are the foundation of beauty. For this reason, The Icon Clinic has started offering its very own IV drip called V-BOOST DRIP.

Telemarketing Philippines: The importance of talent and partnering with a premium provider

“To be an effective sales organization, you need to do each step of the sales process to the best of your ability. That’s how greatness is achieved. In your sales process, telemarketing is an extremely important first step. It’s a challenging task but one that no sales organization can survive without,” says Ralf Ellspermann, CEO of PITON-Global, a leading telemarketing provider in the Philippines.  

USTDA, NOW Telecom partner to launch 5G and NBN in PHL

A Letter of Intent has been signed between the United States of America, acting through the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (“USTDA”), and NOW Telecom Company, Inc. (“NOW Telecom”) at the 5th Annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Tokyo, Japan to memorialize the Parties’ intent to work together in support of NOW Telecom’s deployment of a nationwide stand-alone 5G mobile and fixed wireless network in the Philippines.

More than just rice: SunnywoodPH

For over 25 years, Sunnywood Superfoods Corporation has shown a promising dedication in providing healthy, high-quality rice products that best suit their consumers’ preferences and lifestyles.

shopITOOH’s 2023 Wealth Collection ushers in prosperous Lunar New Year

Attract luck, prosperity, and wealth this year of the Water Rabbit with shopITOOH’s latest curation of household items made to inspire harmony and peace inside one’s abode.  Invite an auspicious 2023 by adding to home these unique finds that help draw in positive vibes for a year of good health and even better fortune.