GoBear hits PH shores; picks celebrity couple Drew and Iya Villania-Arellano as endorsers

PHILIPPINES (14 JULY 2016) – While getting insurance coverage or any type of financial service is an important step towards independence, it is still considered to be a daunting task for many Filipinos. There is a negative misconception that getting financial services entail long processes and unnecessary expenses. Furthermore, the countless products available, different terms, and application requirements usually scream confusion and intimidation, making others forgo the process altogether. GoBear, Asia’s first and only metasearch engine for insurance and banking services, is here to bridge …

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Karen Davila tries Theo and Philo Chocolates this Tuesday on “My Puhunan”

KBP Golden Dove Awards Best Public Service Program host Karen Davila will meet the man behind the popular chocolate brand “Theo and Philo” on this Tuesday’s (May 17) episode of the award-winning ABS-CBN current affairs program “My Puhunan.” Get a taste of the success of Philo Chua, who thought of mixing very Filipino ingredients like small chili pepper, green mango, calamansi, and ginger to chocolate. Aside from its delicious taste and health benefits, “Theo and Philo” also helps give livelihood to Cacao farmers in Davao. …

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Get a welcome treat when you open a PSBank Debit or Prepaid card!

As a treat to new PSBank Debit and Prepaid MasterCard cardholders, Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) will be giving an exclusive discount in one of Southeast Asia’s largest one-stop online shop. When you open a PSBank Debit or Prepaid MasterCard from May 16 to June 30, 2016, you will receive a PSBank welcome treat voucher that entitles you to a special discount when you shop in Lazada! To enjoy the discount, simply visit www.lazada.com.ph/psbank and sign up (for first time Lazada shoppers) or log in to …

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ABS-CBN Net Income jumps 25% to P2.545B in 2015

ABS-CBN Corporation, the country’s leading media and entertainment company, reported P2.545 billion in net income for 2015. The company’s revenues remained strong at P38.278 billion. “We are happy to report that we exceeded our revenue and net income targets for 2015,” said Aldrin Cerrado, the company’s chief financial officer. “Revenues from our TV and studio business grew by over 11% compared to the previous year.” EBITDA and net income margins for this segment improved to 25.9% and 13.9%, respectively. “Our TV production group’s continued success …

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Ovialand: Your biggest investment is our premiere priority

Investments need careful planning, assessment, review, research when it comes to the business being eyed for. For real estate it takes intelligent decision making, finance-management skills, intensive research. Definitely it will help to do background checking on the developer whether it’s reliable, trustworthy and responsible, with only the client’s benefits in mind. So planning to invest in the real estate business, you need a responsible developer, a company like Ovialand, Inc., where premium living is what they designed for clients. Ovialand Inc. has over 30 …

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Colorful Summer items now available at the ABS-CBN Store

Summer is in full swing at the ABS-CBN Store as an assortment of program-themed and seasonal merchandise perfect for the season are now available. Make your trips around the country more meaningful with Choose Philippines Slippers. Proudly made in the Philippines, the slippers also serve as a useful souvenir for tourists visiting the country as it is splashed in lively colors and patterns of the Choose Philippines logo. Pairs are available at The ABS-CBN Store, selected Robinsons Department Stores, and provincial malls and department stores …

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Maine Mendoza is BDO’s newest brand endorser

Maine Mendoza, whose overwhelming stardom not only took the entire country but also the world by storm, is now a proud endorser of BDO Unibank. The 21-year-old phenomenal celebrity says it was a dream to partner with BDO for the reason “Abot ang pangarap pag BDO ang kausap”. Like Maine who is a self-confessed big-time dreamer, people would like to have their own house, car, and business to manage. With BDO’s right solutions, these dreams can turn into reality. Maine’s TV commercial is officially out …

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ABS-CBN partners with IBM to accelerate Digital Transformation

ABS-CBN Corporation and IBM, on Wednesday (March 9), officially signed an Application Management Services agreement, that will take ABS-CBN one step further in its strategy to concentrate on its core competencies, while evolving into a world-class media and entertainment company based on innovative viewer experience and strong brand power. Under the agreement, ABS-CBN will transition its Application Management Services to IBM. IBM will simplify and integrate ABS-CBN’s existing IT operation through a centralized team and a standardized delivery framework of best practices, such as DevOps, …

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Papemelroti owners takes pride on being environmentally conscious and selling products in “My Puhunan”

Broadcast journalist Karen Davila features a popular novelty shop that is famous for being environmentally conscious and selling products that are mostly made from recyclable materials tomorrow (Jan 19) on “My Puhunan.” Get to know the Paterno siblings, the family behind Papemelroti, which takes pride in using scrap cloth, old newspapers, and other items that are made into accessories, home decor, and gifts. Patsy Alejandro Paterno, one of the siblings, shared that they all learned from their mom the value of one’s imagination and creating …

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BIR Top Celebrity Taxpayers 2014

Taxes fuel the economy and help the government in the difficult task of nation-building. Paying taxes is one way of contributing to the growth and development of a country. Parting with one’s hard-earned money is not always easy, but we’re glad that in the showbiz world, there are many generous celebrities who diligently pay taxes. As proof of this, here are the top celebrity taxpayers of 2014:…

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