Metro turns 35 with an all-out SALE at up to 50% off

Metro, one of the leading retail companies in the Philippines, is set to celebrate 35 fruitful years of good finds, awesome deals, and best prices with an all-out sale at up to 50% off on storewide selections this October 13, 14, and 15. Arthur Emmanuel, President and COO of Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. comments, “This Anniversary Sale not only commemorates our 35th year of service, it also marks our success, standing at the forefront of the retail industry, serving an average of 250,000 shoppers …

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Filinvest City takes the LEED and goes for gold

In its bid to further cement its enviable position as a true model green CBD, Filinvest City in Alabang has recently registered with the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED rating system, aiming for the prestigious Gold Certification. Filinvest City has engaged Barone International, a Philippine-based sustainability and LEED consulting firm with offices in Guam and Houston, Texas, as its LEED Accredited Professional. In line with this vision is Filinvest City’s further enhancement of its future-ready masterplan …

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Great Christmas Finds, Good Food, and Fun Activities at this Year’s Christmas Holiday Bazaar

Christmas is just around the corner when the calendar hits the Ber-months. It goes to show that Pinoys really celebrate Christmas not just a single day event but a whole season— a feat that makes us unique apart from the rest of the world. In the Filipino tradition of Christmas merry-making, Children’s Environmental Awareness and Action Foundation (CEAAF) and Yabang Pinoy bring to you this year’s CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BAZAAR, a two-day event filled with tons of Christmas finds, delicious food choices, and fun activities your …

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Uber says #KayoRinPo to their hard working driver-partners

Over the past few weeks, Uber riders have shared their drivers’ stories and dreams on social media using the hashtag #KayoRinPo. Uber has since received countless stories, including one about a driver who has taken many trips to the airport but has never been on a plane, a driver who has taken many students to school and dreams for his kids to finish college, and a driver who has shared meals with riders while on a trip but longs to treat his family to dinners …

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Karen Davila and “KaladKaren” go back-to-back in “My Puhunan”

After their face-off on DZMM TeleRadyo that spawned numerous TV guestings, Karen Davila and social media sensation “KaladKaren Davila” or Jervi Li in real life are sharing the screen again in “My Puhunan.” KaladKaren will get to host a segment in the award-winning program, which she also parodied in a couple of videos that went viral on the internet. Catch her as she gets to know the story of millennial entrepreneur Polsan Pangindian, the owner of  “Above Sea Level” seafood restaurant, which has branched out in seven …

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RCBC’s EMV Upgrade is in Full Swing

RCBC is now upgrading all their clients with the new EMV chip enabled cards BSP (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) has already mandated all banks to make the shift to Europay Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip enabled cards. With this, RCBC has been hard at work to ensure safer card transactions for its valued customers.  The Bank is now in the final stages of upgrading its clients’ cards with EMV chip-enabled cards. Shifting to EMV cards is part of RCBC’s thrust to ensure safe and secure transactions for its …

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Luxury real estate brand Filigree launched

The newest luxury real estate brand in the country, Filigree, was recently launched in an elite event held at the tropical modern style clubhouse of The Enclave Alabang. Embodying the highest level of craftsmanship, exclusivity, and quality in property development, Filigree’s impressive property portfolio includes The Beaufort at the Bonifacio Global City; Bristol at Parkway Place and Botanika Nature Residences both at Filinvest City Alabang; and The Enclave Alabang. Raising a toast to the success of Filigree is real-estate industry leader and Filigree principal Josephine …

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Citi Philippines sweeps Global Finance Magazine awards for excellence in digital banking across Corporate/Institutional and Consumer banking

Global Finance Magazine has announced its best digital banks in Asia, and Citi dominated the awards with multiple wins across the region. For the 11th consecutive year, Citi Philippines was awarded Best Digital Bank for the Corporate/Institutional Bank category.  For Consumer Banking, it was Citi Philippines’ 11th win as Best Digital Bank. Winners were chosen among entries evaluated by a world-class panel of judges at Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing. Winning banks were selected based on the following criteria: strength of …

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Citi sees positive economic outlook in the face of global challenges, market headwinds

Citi, the country’s leading foreign bank, remained positive on the Philippines while sharing its mid-year economic outlook for 2017 at an event exclusively held for Citigold clients. Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed welcomed clients to the event, and thanked them for their unwavering support and continued confidence in the bank. “Your presence here means that we have your trust. Without your trust, we would not have your business,” he said. “Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be your financial partner, providing financial solutions …

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PSBank wins back-to-back for excellence in Customer Experience

Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift bank arm of the Metrobank Group, is the only Philippine bank recognized at the recently held Customer Experience Asia Excellence Awards for its exceptional customer experience strategy. The Awards ceremony, organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center, was held in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore last Sept. 12, 2017. The Bank bagged third place (Bronze Award) for both the Customer Experience and Best Customer Experience Team categories for the second straight year. It also received an Honorable Mention …

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