Savemore opens at SM Strata

Savemore continues to expand in Iloilo as it opens its newest store at SM Atria in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Its opening also coincides with the official launching of SM Strata, an 18-storey tower with 12 (7th to 18th) levels designed to accommodate BPO locators and offices.

The tallest building in Iloilo, SM Strata is a huge project with a proposed total area of 58,346.12 sqm. The project aims to provide job opportunities to the surrounding communities and to establish the BPO presence in neighboring towns where population is dense.
The building is located at the Benigno Aquino Avenue, which serves as the city’s principal transport backbone. Thus, there will be ease of accessibility to public transportation for employees. The building has a system that will minimize the threat of traffic build-up. Private vehicles may opt to drop their passengers at the front, main entrance or at the parking entrances on all four above-ground parking levels (2nd to 5th floors).
The SM Strata started co…

Bruno’s Barbers now accepts GCash payments

Globe myBusiness, the micro, small and medium enterprise (SME) arm of Globe Telecom has solidified their partnership with Bruno’s Barbers by providing cashless payment using GCash scan to pay. 

Aside from the different industries that it has partnered with including food and retail, Globe myBusiness is also focusing on the personal wellness sector by providing relevant digital solutions to help businesses become more competitive. Globe myBusiness is poised as the business solutions expert for multi-branch retail enterprises.

“In the age of omni-channel retail and servicing, we want to provide solutions that can digitize the way businesses in the Philippines do transactions,” Derrick Heng, Senior Advisor of Globe myBusiness. “Having Bruno’s Barbers on board allows us to engage Filipinos to the digital ecosystem that we envision.

Bruno’s Barbers is the leading brand in the country for men’s grooming for over 28 years. Its success through premium quality servicing has been a household name…

GT Town Center Pavia is now open

Guests of the Tan Family and their tenants were treated to a sneak preview of the latest mall in Iloilo to open, the GT Town Center Pavia. Mr. Allan Ryan Tan, VP for Real Estate and Land Development of GT Town Center, welcomed guests and showed them the latest plans in the GT Town development by the International Builders Corporation (IBC).
The commercial mall is the first phase of the town project, which will be later followed by the BPO and Business units in the next phase, then the residential development for the next phase. The mall architect is Hubert Co and the whole GT Town project was done by the famous urban planning group Palafox  Associates. This came from a vision of work, play, and green living spaces. As Mr. Tan said:Great Things are going to happen with GT.
The mall will feature mostly local entrepreneurs, all home grown Ilonggo businesses, to help and promote the local enterprise. It was a conscious decision on the part of the GT Town Center Pavia team to make sure most …

King Cup: Soon to Reign in Your Kitchen

There’s no denying the fact that Coco Martin has bagged the title, “Hari ng Primetime” with his long-running show, “Probinsyano”. The show has been airing in ABS-CBN for the past three years which is not an easy feat especially with the new and bolder shows taking the spotlight.
But Martin has proven that the Filipino taste has not really changed much over the years especially when it comes to entertainment. His show which is a mix of action, suspense, drama and comedy has that distinct Filipino flavor stamped all over it.
So it came as no surprise when he became the face of a local brand of sardines – King  Cup -- “Hari ang Sarap, Hari ang Sardinas”.
Just as many Filipinos are making sure they come home from work early just so they can tune in to this popular show, this new brand of sardines will surely make you want to come home because of its delicious taste and distinct flavor – mapapauwi ka talaga sa sarap!
“Isang malaking kasiyahan sa akin na maging King Cup Sardines’ brand ambassa…

Globe nominated among the Top Workplaces in Asia in ACES 2018

Globe Telecom is nominated as one of the Top Workplaces in Asia and Top Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Advocates in Asia in the prestigious Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2018.
ACES recognizes successful companies and individuals in Asia across two main domains: leadership and sustainability. The awards value services and achievements of businesses, both large and small, national and international, for their contributions to their communities and the world.
“As the Philippines' leading telecommunications company, Globe is in the position to improve the lives of the Filipino people, and as such, considers this as its most important purpose. To uplift the nation, however, we must first uplift our own people by ensuring they find purpose and meaning in their work. We believe we can achieve meaningful outcomes by aligning our employees’ purpose with the company’s own,” said Renato Jiao, Globe Chief Human Resource Officer.
ACES present the Top Workplac…

Volkswagen Kafer Club of Iloilo joins Molo Mansion car show

The Volkswagen Kafer Club of Iloilo Inc. joined the Molo Mansion 1st Car and RC Helicopter show last June 29-30, 2018.
The members of the club showcased their VWs which ranged from stock beetles, baja bug, notchback and buggy.

The group, led by club president Nelson Hipe, said that they are glad to be part of the first car show in the Molo Mansion. Other car owners also showcased their customized vehicles.
The car show complemented the grand facade of the mansion and created a picture-perfect sight.
The show was an added treat to the visitors of the heritage destination, which houses Kultura, where travelers can purchase souvenirs. They also enjoyed local delicacies at the Molo Mansion Café and Sabor Ilonggo as they relax after their tour of the property.

Inside the mansion was a showcase of remote control helicopter collection of Mr. Judgee Lopez Peña. This was the second leg after its grand opening and display in SM City Iloilo a week before. Mr. Peña said that he is honored and more tha…

Heneral Luna joins Globe and Disney’s volunteering ‘revolution’

John Arcilla-led CAPABLE Foundation welcomes volunteers through
Care and Protect Life on Earth (CAPABLE) Foundation, an outreach program established by award-winning actor John Arcilla, recently joined Globe Telecom’s nationwide volunteering program called Time Please, in a bid to entice more people to participate in activities that promote environmental awareness.
Globe, in partnership with The Walt Disney Philippines, last month launched Time Please to encourage and empower Filipinos – including companies, organizations, families, and friends – to provide volunteer activities or participate in existing programs.
“As a responsible corporate advocate, Globe can best serve the Filipino nation by ensuring that as we transform lives with technology, we also do our part in sustaining a safe and green environment for this generation and the next. In this effort, we are reaching out to individuals, communities, and companies to help us create a ‘Globe of Good’ through Time Please…