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Antonio Martin; 69

Antonio“Nonie” Martin of Zamboanga City died on Monday after a lingering illness. He was 69.   A businessman, Nonie is survived by his wife Carmen and children Michael, Luther, Mark and wife Ira, and Michelle; grandchildren Don, Brad, Ellyse and Seth, and Bella; and siblings Bella, Melinda and Ronaldo.   His body lies in at […]

So you think you can write?

January 22, 29 and February 5, 2015 6 pm to 8 pm   Anyone can write, but can they write well? Whether you’re working on your college entrance essay or The Great Filipino Novel, a comic book or the screenplay of a future Cannes winner, the standards of good writing apply. Before you can experiment […]

CCP to hold Andrea O. Veneracion Int’l Choral Festival in Manila in 2015

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) invites choirs from all over the world to compete in the 2nd Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, Manila, 2015.   It will take place on July 22-25, 2015, at the CCP. The Competition is open to choirs who will qualify in the following categories: Folk Song, Vocal […]

CCP announces 2nd National Rondalla Workshop 2015

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Artist Training Division is organizing the CCP National Rondalla Workshop 2015 on April 7-11, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at various CCP venues.   This follows the highly successful first CCP National Rondalla Workshop 2014 held on April 8-12, 2014.   The Workshop will be conducted […]

Inspiring “seniors” in the BPO industry

Determination, passion, excellence, and service to others— these are attributes that drive two of Convergys’ top-performing senior citizen employees, Elizabeth “Beth” Robis and Ramon Eduardo “Chito” Flojo, to achieve beyond their potential regardless of age. Both had held jobs in “traditional” industries before they joined the BPO industry to discover their strengths in working with […]

Retired RTC judges to hold general assembly

The Association of Retired RTC Judges of the Philippines Inc. (ARRJOP) will hold its 3rd General Assembly on Saturday at 10 a.m., at the Manila Hotel Centennial Room with Speaker Feliciano R. Belmonte Jr. as guest of honor and speaker.   Expected to attend this assembly are the retired judges of the Regional Trial Courts […]

Convergys employees invest in higher learning

As many can attest, pursuing a higher education requires an investment in financial resources, time and effort. Deciding to do so can be challenging, especially for working professionals who will have to juggle both work and school. But for these three role model employees in the country’s largest private employer, Convergys, they received encouraging support […]

St. Scholastica’s grads do their bit for Tacloban

St. Scholastica’s Alumnae Foundation Inc. is presenting “The Ryan Cayabyab Christmas Concert,” a benefit for Benedictine Community schools and communities in disaster-ravaged areas under the foundation’s “Totally Tacloban” rehabilitation effort.   Featuring Ryan Cayabyab and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers at St. Cecilia’s Hall on the St. Scholastica’s campus at Leon Guinto, Manila, on Dec. 11 […]

Saint Jude Catholic School Batch ’89 celebrates Silver Jubilee Nov. 22

Relive the 1980s with the Saint Jude Catholic School Batch ’89 and the SJCS Alumni Association at their homecoming concert, “The Big Mouth Conquers Saint Jude” on November 22 at the Father Peter Yang Hall.  The party kicks off at7:30 p.m. Proceeds from this event will go to the SJCS Endowment Fund which supports various projects […]

Integrated marketing communications agency breaks barriers

  TeamAsia, yet again, makes history. In a general meeting held last October 29 in Makati City, the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies (4As) Philippines inducted the integrated marketing communications (IMC) firm to its roster of members. This is the first time that a non-advertising-specific agency has been allowed to join the prestigious organization. Acknowledging […]

Game changers in food industry

Hundreds of chefs, restaurateurs, and caterers from the Philippine food industry gathered in a one-day event for the CulinaryFestival 2014 hosted by Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) – the food service arm of Unilever, maker of Knorr, Lady’s Choice, Best Foods and Lipton. The exciting culinary event pooled in together food industry experts in the Philippines […]

Filipino students invited to join ultimate global business competition

L’Oréal launched its renowned business and innovation competition to Filipino marketing students, the 2015 edition of Brandstorm, which has attracted thousands of participants in its past seven years of existence in the country. Undergraduate students from all over the country are invited to form teams of three to face yet another challenge that may eventually […]

Sony expands lens-style camera line-up, introduces PlayMemories Mobile App

Sony’s latest lens-style camera gives you the best of both worlds by uniting the spontaneity and easy sharing of your smartphone with the imaging power and creative options of a premium camera. Smartphone owners know that high-zoom shots are a headache, often resulting in grainy images and camera-shake when you’re trying to get the big […]