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Convergys triathletes inspire in Ironman challenge

There are swimmers, bikers and runners.  Then there are the triathletes,  those who push past the limits of endurance by taking on all three challenges  in one event. And then there are those who take it further—call center/BPO  industry professionals who balance successful careers, family lives, and taking  on the Ironman challenge. “Ironman 70.3 Philippines”, [...]

Aboitiz conferred ‘Highest Distinction Tribute’ by Cebu business community

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) recently recognized the Aboitiz group for its contributions in the province’s rapid economic growth and development with the “Tribute of Highest Distinction” given at the Tourism and Investment Night in celebration of the Cebu Business Month (CBM). Aboitiz, which has a century-long history of pioneering business in [...]

Ready, set, go for 38th Milo Marathon Sunday

Professional runners, marathon buffs, and first-timers are expected to converge this Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia grounds for what is considered the biggest and most prestigious footrace in the country. Over 4,000 participants are expected to join the fifth qualifying leg of the 38th National Milo Marathon and set a record for the [...]

YouTube sensation Petra Mahalimuyak, comedian Ramon Bautista celebrity influencers in anti-pain med’s latest campaign

YouTube sensation and actress Ashley Rivera (popularly known as Petra Mahalimuyak) and funny man Ramon Bautista are the new celebrity influencers of Mefenamic Acid Dolfenal as it launches its #LagingGoodVibes campaign. “What we want to do with this campaign is empower our customers to enjoy life. Through taking Dolfenal, a mefenamic acid painkiller with PGE2 [...]

Zendesk opens PH Office

  Zendesk, a Silicon Valley-based software-as-a-service company, had its official launch and office opening Thursday, July 24, 2014, headed by Zendesk CEO and founder Mikkel Svane and accompanied by Mr. Jorge Daniel S. Bocobo, Taguig City Economic Investment Officer.   Zendesk provides a cloud-based customer service software platform to more 40,000 companies in 140 countries [...]

PHLPost issues Mabini commemorative stamps

        PHLPost has issued commemorative stamps celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Philippines hero Apolinario Mabini. Postmaster General Josie Dela Cruz presented to President Benigno S. Aquino III framed souvenir stamps during rites held at Mabini’s hometown in Talaga, Tanauan, batangas on Wednesday, July 23. The rites, tagged “Apolinario Mabini: Talino at [...]

All-American, all good at Marriott Hotel Manila

  The 4th of July has just ended. But with the fun and food that it brings, why celebrate it for one day when you can have it the whole month? Marriott Hotel Manila, the country’s prestigious American hotel, brings the merriment closer to home through “All American, All Good”. It’s the ultimate American food [...]

Third time’s a charm; ‘Potted Potter’ returns to Manila

The unauthorized Harry experience returns to Manila for a week-long enchanted engagement   MANILA, Philippines – Magical things always happen in threes, and for any Potterhead the ultimate proof of this is here: the third Manila season of the hilarious West End and Off-Broadway smash “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by [...]

Tanghalang Ateneo’s ‘Middle Finger’ opens August 1

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University, celebrates its 36th season with the theme “Navigating Identities”. The company aims to stage plays that center on man’s exploration and need to find himself and his place in the world. The season opener will feature Han Ong’s “Middle [...]

‘Pinocchio’ children’s musical opens on August 16

        In celebration of its 22 years of producing well-loved musicals for children of all ages, Repertory Philippines Theater for Young Audiences proudly announces a richly imaginative offering with the staging of  “Pinocchio”—the story of a familiar wooden puppet who wants to become a real boy whose nose grew when he told [...]

Alcatel-Lucent launches innovative access switch, additional network capabilities

        The Enterprise division of Alcatel-Lucent has launched in the Philippines new technologies to address the challenges created by pervasive mobility and the explosion of new applications being introduced within enterprises. This comes amidst IDC predictions that the enterprise mobility sector in the Asia-Pacific region is set to boom, and is expected [...]

UPS names new president of UPS Asia-Pacific

UPS has promoted Nando Cesarone, a 24-year UPS veteran, to president of UPS Asia Pacific.  As the head of one of the fastest growing regions of the world, Cesarone will have responsibility for more than 40 countries and territories throughout Asia. Cesarone, a native of Toronto, Canada, is replacing Brendan Canavan, who will be returning [...]

UFC returns to Macao Aug. 23

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to the Cotai Arena in Macao on August 23 with a middleweight showdown pitting two of the division’s elite against one another as No. 8-ranked Michael “The Count” Bisping takes on former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. With contrasting styles and 26 finishes between them, this bout has the potential to [...]