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SM and BDO’s Pamaskong Handog para sa Global Pinoy happens today

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A grand homecoming celebration is set to treat overseas Filipino workers and their families as SM Supermalls and BDO partners for the “6th Pamaskong Handog para sa Global Pinoys,” the biggest OFW Christmas party on December 9, 2017 in ten SM malls across the country.
This year, the homecoming festivities will showcase some of the country’s brightest celebrities including KZ Tandingan who will be at SM City Cabanatuan, Sam Milby at SM City Pampanga, and Elisse Joson and McCoy De Leon at SM City San Jose del Monte. While Yeng Constantino will join the event at SM City Manila, Daryl Ong and Kyla will be at SM City Dasmariñas, Joseph Marco at SM City Lucena, and Kim Chiu at SM City Naga. With Daniel Matsunaga at SM City Iloilo and Xian Lim at SM Seaside City Cebu, JC Santos is set to charm guests at SM City General Santos.
Only on December 9, OFWs and their families can get 10% off on all regular priced items with a minimum of P2,000 single receipt purchase at The SM Store OFW Sale. Global …

PRO-FRIENDS Iloilo holds CSR Caravan in Pavia

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Christmas came early to Barangays Tigum, Ungka and Balabag in the town of Pavia, Iloilo as Property Company of Friends, Inc. (PRO-FRIENDS) Iloilo together with its sales networks held a 4-day Corporate Social Responsibility Caravan.

The first stop of the PRO-FRIENDS Iloilo’s CSR Caravan was Barangay Tigum on November 7 which benefited a total of 135 kids (60 Day Care pupils and 75 Kindergarten pupils).

Held at Tigum Elementary School, the kids were entertained by the magic show sponsored by PRO-FRIENDS Iloilo. They also learned basic hygiene such as proper handwashing and toothbrushing. Likewise, they enjoyed the food, received hygiene kits, school supplies and loot bags prepared by PRO-FRIENDS, while their parents, guardians and teachers were given reading glasses and undergone sugar screening for free courtesy of Golden Pillars Group, Tycoons and Go Land Marketing.

On November 8, PRO-FRIENDS Iloilo’s CSR Caravan continued in Barangay Balabag where one of its projects, Monticello Villa…

Converse collaborates with Engineered Garments for One Star collection

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Converse and Engineered Garments have come together to introduce a new collaborative line of One Star sneakers. Engineered Garments Creative Director and Founder, Daiki Suzuki issues a collection that reflects his personal journey and relationship with Converse and plays on his affinity to reinvent and reengineer, while keeping with the shoe’s iconic look.
The Converse x Engineered Garments One Star collection is available in four iterations of the classic One Star logo including the Star Chevron, Stars & Bars, and two variations for the customary star. Suzuki recalls a specific era for each style all representing silhouettes of his personal favorites from Converse. The collection is available in four premium leather colorways including Olive, Navy, White, and Black. Aligned with Suzuki’s ethos of conceptual design through experience, the collection provides a lense on Converse’s daring versatility through the years.


Founder, Daiki Suzuki says of the collaboration, “When approached …

Globe, DepEd share successful partnership experience at EdTechXAsia Singapore

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Globe Telecom and the Department of Education (DepEd) underscored the importance of public-private partnerships for public schools and how this efficiently drives the integration of information and communication technologies in the Philippine education system.
Globe and DepEd were among the speakers at the recently-concluded EdTechXAsia in Singapore with the theme: ‘21st Century Education and 21st Century Skills.’
In their presentation entitled ‘Public and Private Sector Collaborations in the Philippines,’ the Globe-DepEd team detailed cases of successful and sustainable 21st century learning collaborations across the country which enhanced educational growth through various tools and techniques that use the digital learning platform.
Leading these collaborations is the Global Filipino School Program (GFS), Globe Telecom’s flagship program for public school education being implemented together with DepEd.  This long-term partnership seeks to bridge the educational gap through the adopti…

Chef’s Inspired Ilonggo Selection and Oyster Bar at Ang Kamalig Restaurant

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ILOILO CITY - Chef Miguel Treñas and his culinary team came up with new dishes at Ang Kamalig Restaurant, the Chef’s Inspired Ilonggo Selection and Oyster Bar. These delectable offerings were recently launched in a buffet dinner with selected guests and bloggers.
The young chef continues to create innovative and scrumptious dishes to satisfy Ilonggos who are always seeking new gastronomic experiences. “My family alone are very critical when it comes to food, so at Ang Kamalig, we keep on developing new dishes, making sure they are up to par before launching them to the public,” said Chef Miguel. 
Chef’s Inspired Ilonggo Selection “I was very much inspired by the local ingredients available in Panay, such as green mangoes and made it the souring ingredient for the Sinigang na Baboy sa Mangga; our fresh shrimps found in our water mixed with salted egg, which for me is very classic Filipino; and our coconut for the Adobong Manok sa Gata.



"I also decided to introduce dishes that are fav…

My Top Healthy Choices at Live by Healthy Kitchen

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Live by Healthy Kitchen is a restaurant that advocates healthy living through healthy eating among Ilonggos. A look at its menu reveals many nutritious and low-calorie dishes that any nutrition expert will highly recommend. What’s even better is that all dishes served are scrumptious as taste was not sacrificed for quality and high nutrients.
First opened in 2013 with Fresh Vietnamese Rolls as its only offering, Live now has 4 branches all over Iloilo City, with the one at SM Southpoint as the most recently-opened. They now offer a wide selection of dishes such as appetizers, mains, pizza, pasta and desserts.
At SM Southpoint, Live also serves yummy and healthy breakfast to cater to those who prefer to eat a more balanced meal to start their day right.
Here are 8 of my favorites that you must try:

Yogurt Granola and Fruits



Tofu Sisig (served with purple rice)


Herb Roasted Garlic and Shrimp Pizza



Gourmet Binakol Soup



Goi Con/Mixed Vietnamese Spring Rolls



Roti Quesadillas


Chicken Kebab


Guilt-free …

Jollibee partners with Globe Business to expand delivery service

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Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the largest fast food chain in the Philippines, recently signed with Globe Business, the enterprise and information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, to centralize its express delivery service to one convenient number: #8-7000. 
Over 59 million Globe customers will now be able to call #8-7000 for free with the use of their mobile device. Not only that, Jollibee’s delivery number also ensures easier access and greater reach for areas that have a growing demand for delivery services.

“With this new partnership with Globe Business, we will be able to bring the convenience of one nationwide delivery hotline to more customers. Globe Business is an excellent partner for us since they have a high level of expertise in ICT. Add to this a solid business background and reputation, and being an industry leader makes it a no-brainer partnership for Jollibee,” said Jollibee Vice President for National Business Channels Manjie Yap as he share…