Showing posts from October, 2023

Home Credit Makes the Holiday Season Merrier with Marian Rivera, 0% Holiday Deals

The country’s leading consumer finance company, officially introduces celebrated actress Marian Rivera as its latest brand ambassador to welcome a merrier holiday season. Widely recognized for her iconic roles in television series and movies, Marian has made a mark as a multifaceted talent. She is also a successful entrepreneur, a renowned model, a talented dancer, an excellent TV host and a TikTok star. While she takes on various roles in her career, Rivera is unwavering in her dedication as a mother of two and a wife, always prioritizing her family’s needs to provide them with the life they truly deserve—a trait perfect fit for the brand as she embodies the aspirations of every Filipino.  “Marian Rivera represents the nature of Filipinos—being able to provide their loved ones and even themselves with the life they desire. As we welcome her to our Home Credit family, we are confident that her values will resonate with our customers. Together with Marian Rivera, we look forward to ma

Chinabank is 2023 Employer of the Year

China Banking Corporation (Chinabank) was named as the 2023 Employer of the Year in the Philippines by the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).    The prestigious Employer of the Year (EOY) award represents a standard for excellence in people management. Chinabank, the only bank to win this coveted award in the last 30 years, was recognized during the 60th PMAP Annual Conference Awards Night on October 26, 2023 at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu.   “Our legacy is not just about banking, it's about people. This achievement reflects our commitment to the wellbeing and happiness of Chinabankers and to creating an empowered and inclusive workplace,” President & CEO Romy Uyan said.   PMAP received a total of 77 nominations from all over the country for the three Award categories—Employer of the Year, People Manager of the Year, and People Program of the Year.  There were 33 nominations for the EOY category, which were evaluated based on the following criteria: strat

Savoring Tradition: Your Guide to the 44th Camiguin Lanzones Festival

  As the tropical breeze carries whispers of excitement over the blue waters, Camiguin gears up for its most anticipated celebration—the 44th Camiguin Lanzones Festival.  ctto: Lanzones Festival FB page This annual extravaganza is not just a feast for the senses; it's a vibrant tapestry woven with the threads of a bountiful lanzones harvest and the diverse traditions that make Camiguin a cultural treasure.  ctto: Lanzones Festival FB page Get ready to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of festivities, and be sure to mark your calendar for an unforgettable journey. ctto: Lanzones Festival FB page From rhythmic dances to melodic tunes, every corner of Camiguin tells a story of cultural richness. Join in the celebration and witness the harmonious blend of traditions that make Camiguin a mosaic of diversity. The 44th Camiguin Lanzones Festival is not just an event; it's an experience waiting to unfold. Save the date, and let the symphony of sweetness, cultural diversity, and joy sweep

What I learned from Tatang: Employees and Colleagues Share Stories about SM’s Henry Sy, Sr.

When the Mall of Asia opened in 2006, Henry Sy, Sr. was walking around the SM Store alongside Ma. Cecilia Abreu, who was then Assistant Vice President for Store Operations.  As is usually the case with Mr. Sy, he dropped by the Shoe section, checked the shoes and sandals, and then asked a few questions to the sales clerks. “Marami pa ba nito? Are these fast-moving?” The questions did not stop there. Holding one sandal, he asked Abreu a question that stayed with her: “Can our customers still afford to buy our sandals at this price?”  “Ang iniisip niya talaga is kaya pa ba ‘to ng customer. Very consistent si Mr. Sy when understanding his customers, what they want, and what they need,” Abreu shared.  That consistency in understanding its market has stayed with SM through the years. Providing customers with affordable and quality items goes way back to Tatang - the name Mr. Sy, Sr. was fondly called by those whose lives he touched.  Once an Assistant Branch Manager of SM Makati, Abreu has

Experience Super-Sized Fun at SM’s 65th Anniversary this October

It’s October and it only means one thing at SM-SuperMonth! Suit up for some super-sized deals, treats, and fun as SM celebrates its 65th anniversary. Check out the month-long festivities filled with spectacular activities, immersive attractions, and unforgettable experiences that will leave you thrilled and excited. SM lights up the sky with Super Blue Illumination Signaling the start of SM’s 65th celebration, key malls and iconic landmarks will bathe in a brilliant shade of blue starting October 1. A sight to behold and an event to watch out for, the Super Blue Illumination is a captivating display of dazzling lights that signify SM’s enduring legacy and commitment to bringing fun, awesome, and memorable malling experiences for over six decades. It’s a shopper’s paradise with Super Buy 1 Get 1 Deals October isn’t complete without a month-long parade of super-sized deals and promos at SM Deals! Expect Buy 1 Get 1 Deals from your favorite dining, shopping and entertainment brands, extra

Elevate Your Self-Care Journey with Pragma Beaute CDO

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, where we juggle multiple responsibilities, it's easy to forget the importance of self-care. Yet, taking time for yourself is essential for your overall well-being.  Pragma Beaute CDO is your trusted partner on this journey, dedicated to helping you look and feel your best. With a diverse range of services and a commitment to affordability and accessibility, Pragma Beaute CDO is here to support your self-care goals. Discover a Wide Range of Services: At Pragma Beaute CDO, you have access to an extensive menu of services tailored to cater to your unique self-care needs. Here's a glimpse of the comprehensive services they offer: Microblading: Achieve perfectly defined eyebrows with this semi-permanent makeup technique. Nail Services: Treat yourself to a manicure or pedicure to add a touch of elegance to your style. Hair Services: Revamp your look with expert haircuts, coloring, and styling. Waxing Services: Say goodbye to unwanted h