Philippine Fintech Firm GCash Powers Sinulog 2019 App

The country’s leading fintech company and mobile money app GCash paid homage to Sr. Sto. Niño by powering the Sinulog 2019 mobile companion as Cebuanos celebrate Southeast Asia’s grandest festival. GCash has also introduced its cashless payment system using QR codes to vendors at the Kalingawan sa Plaza (Entertainment at the Plaza) in Cebu’s Plaza […]

Globe Telecom boosts network coverage in hilly Barangay Bonbon of Cebu

Thanks to Globe Telecom, residents of Barangay Bonbon can now experience improved mobile network coverage after the telecom put up additional cell sites which address the mountain areas’ problems on dead spots. The company targets to put up more towers in Brgys. Guba, Tabunan, Sirao, and Babag, connecting thousands of households to the rest of […]

Globe Telecom confident about Esports business

Globe Telecom goes full throttle in building its Esports portfolio after successfully staging its first SEA open Esports tournament with Globe Conquerors Manila 2018, where a prize pool of $250,000 was up for grabs.  On the back of more pervasive LTE network, accelerating mobile broadband growth, Globe is spearheading the development of the Esports ecosystem by providing […]

Cebu Landmasters, The Ascott sign deal to build the first Citadines in Bacolod

Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), the leading local housing developer in VisMin for both horizontal and vertical developments, forged an agreement with The Ascott Limited to develop Citadines Bacolod. A partnership with CLI and Capitaine Inc., CLI Bacolod Hotels Inc. today signed a service management deal with The Ascott Limited to develop the first hotel in the city carrying […]

Cebu Landmasters on track to hit P5.3-B revenue target, to invest P8.8 B in capex this year

VisMin property leader Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) is set to hit P5.3 billion year-end target revenue, 35% higher than last year’s, and invest PhP8.8 billion capex for land acquisition and project development this year. The listed company also reports an outstanding 2017 and excellent Q1 2018 performance during its annual stockholders meeting on May 30 at the 38 […]

World Vision ambassador Bianca Umali visits Marawi children

Following her 18th birthday, teen celebrity Bianca Umali flew to Marawi to bond with children in World Vision’s child-friendly spaces. Bianca was named youth ambassador for education by the organization in 2017 and has since become an active advocate for children’s well-being. “When the children sang me a song about Marawi, I was overwhelmed. I […]

World Vision: Psychosocial care for children still needed after Marawi armed conflict

Following the return of families to Marawi City, aid agency World Vision underscores the importance of continuous psychosocial support for children affected by the crisis.  “Healing does not come in a snap especially for the children who have witnessed the fighting in Marawi. A number of them have had psychosocial support while they were still […]