5 Money Saving Grocery and Cooking Tips that Every Practical Mom Should Know

We can all agree that we, Filipinos, love to eat because that’s how we bond, spend quality time and create memories together.  With these simple tricks, any practical homemaker who already loves food could save more and enjoy deliciously affordable meals for the whole family. That’s why for practical moms out there, Jolly Claro Palm Oil shares budget-conscious secrets beginning with proper planning to smart grocery shopping that is guaranteed to set up your healthy-eating to success. Here are some kitchen hacks that won’t only focus on the health of …

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Parqal begins construction

D.M. Wenceslao Associates, and Incorporated (DMWAI), developer of Aseana City, takes another step in creating a world-class and progressive community as they formally hold the groundbreaking ceremony of Parqal. Parqal, a word play from the terms Park and Kalye is a five-hectare development that has a gross floor area (GFA) of 78,000 square meters.   D.M. Wenceslao Associates, and Incorporated (DMWAI), developer of Aseana City, takes another step in creating a world-class and progressive community as they formally hold the groundbreaking ceremony of Parqal; the …

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UnionBank’s Project i2i Earns BSP Approval; First and Only PH Banking Blockchain Platform Approved By BSP

Project i2i or “Island-to-Island, Institution-to-Institution, Individual-to-Individual” is a project launched by UnionBank in late 2018 that aims to improve the banking experience for customers of banks in rural communities, by providing these small banks a secure and cost-effective way to connect to universal banking, which can be expensive otherwise. UnionBank became the first and only bank in the Philippines to be tapped as a partner by VISA for the latter’s blockchain-based payment platform B2B Connect, a service that streamlines cross-country payments and makes them more …

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Dabawenyos Experience Taiwan Excellence Products

Previously focused on Manila, Taiwan Excellence is hoping to share its innovation to increasing numbers of Filipino consumers and help enrich their lives. “For the past six years, we have built a strong and loyal following in Manila. During this time, we received an outpouring of support for our brands,” says Tony Lin, TAITRA Deputy Director of the Strategic Marketing Department. “This is why we have decided to broaden our reach this year and introduce much-needed innovation to more people.” Citing similarities between Taiwan and …

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8990 Holdings expands partnership with Megawide Construction Corporation; Signs First Horizontal Development Contract

Megawide will bring in its precast expertise that would produce approximately 5,000 townhouses within 8990’s 41-hectare property located in Barangay Saluysoy, Meycauayan, Bulacan. This is 8990’s second project in the province. In 2016, 8990 started developing a 14-hectare property in Marilao. Bulacan is already a popular residential choice for families who like to work in the city but prefer to come home to a place where modern life and rustic living meet. 8990 Holdings, listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol “HOUSE” and …

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AXA PH expects digital upgrades to drive growth

Keeping up with the digital age and adapting to the latest technologies is a major part of the growth strategy of AXA Philippines, one of the leading insurance companies in the country. Philippine entity is in fact quite advanced in the use of digital tools, accelerating its strategy to move from being a payer to becoming an encouraging partner.   This was revealed by Denis Duverne, AXA Group chairman, during his recent visit to the Philippines.  “We do use new technologies in all parts of …

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Citi sees strong investment opportunities in 2019

Citi, the country’s leading foreign bank, sees strong investment opportunities for clients despite global market volatility. At a series of 2019 outlook events, Citigold clients heard expert views on the current market environment and implications for investment strategy. Citi’s consumer banking head Manoj Varma welcomed Citigold clients. “Today’s event is about sharing global and local expertise so you can be aware of the many investment opportunities during this current period of global volatility,” said Varma. He added that diversification across asset classes, geographies and strategies …

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NMPC practices “AI” at the core of its services

Pharma company strengthens employee retention with its Total Rewards Program. For pharmaceutical companies, technology is important in making business transactions faster and more efficient. However, for New Marketlink Pharmaceutical Corporation (NMPC), nothing can ever replace the power of human connection. Celebrating its 12th year in the industry, NMPC recently held its Annual National Sales Conference with the theme “Agility In spirit” that focused on enabling and empowering their employees to cope with the challenges in the industry by being agile. Attended by more than 200 …

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UnionBank subsidiary CitySavings merges with PR Savings Bank

City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings), the thrift banking arm of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), has merged with Philippine Resources Savings Banking Corporation (PR Savings Bank), with CitySavings as the surviving entity. Isabela-based PR Savings Bank is the 15th largest thrift bank, with assets of Php 11.770 billion as of Sept. 30, 2018. It has 102 offices. City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings), the thrift banking arm of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), has merged with Philippine Resources Savings Banking Corporation (PR Savings Bank), with …

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Paolo Baltao of UnionBank, first Filipino awarded as Most Influential Payments Professional

  Paolo Eugenio Baltao, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) Senior Vice President and EON Banking Group Head, has been named one of the World’s Most Influential Payments Professionals at the World Payments Congress held in Mumbai, India. Baltao, together with his team, has pioneered firsts in the banking industry through EON, the country’s first neo bank and first in Asia to do Selfie Banking. Paolo Eugenio Baltao, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) Senior Vice President and EON Banking Group Head, has been named …

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