Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 3

The many ways by which tech can revolutionize industries, revive and strengthen ailing ones, and even protect businesses from dangerous threats were highlighted during the third day of the World Fintech Festival Philippines on Dec. 9.

Rural banks, coops, and startups can maximize financing relief to the critically-impacted sectors.… Continue reading... “Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket”

Data Driven Infra and New Cloud Economy to Spur Economic Growth

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 2

Following the introduction of the efforts being made to create smart cities, to strengthen e-banking, and to usher in a more inclusive board of tech leaders in Day 1 of the World Fintech Festival (WFF), Day 2 of the virtual event on Dec. 8 saw panelists do a deep dive into the more technical but crucially important regulatory actions that serve as both the backbone and the lifeline for a sustainable fintech future in the Philippines.… Continue reading... “Data Driven Infra and New Cloud Economy to Spur Economic Growth”

Fintech Growth: Powering Up Cities, Communities, and The Entire Country

World Fintech Festival Philippines Day 1

One of the most renowned and highly attended fintech events in the world, the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) pivots to become the largest tech event, encompassing a global audience with the Philippines being one of the key participating countries in a 5-day virtual event from December 7-11.… Continue reading... “Fintech Growth: Powering Up Cities, Communities, and The Entire Country”

Seven dead, vehicles, properties damaged in Jasaan vehicular accident

ILIGAN CITY —– Seven persons died and dozens of vehicles and properties were damaged when a 10-wheeler crashed into a group of people attending a vigil along the national highway of Barangay Aplaya, in Jasaan town, Misamis Oriental past 11:00 pm Tuesday, .

Photo courtesy: Jasaan PNP

The police report said an Isuzu prime mover was travelling from Butuan City to Zamboanga City when the trailer’s body cracked and the driver lost control.… Continue reading... “Seven dead, vehicles, properties damaged in Jasaan vehicular accident”

53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year

Through Filipino art students from all over the country

As audiences reckon with art’s essential place in providing comfort and positivity during difficult times, an environment of support is essential for young struggling artists to thrive—so that they may continue to spread messages of hope and shine a light on the future.… Continue reading... “53rd Shell NSAC Awards: hope during this pandemic year”

Cucina Higala marks 4th Anniversary with all-new New Normal All-Time Filipino Take-Outs

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all from your favorite Filipino Heritage Restaurant, they pop another surprise just in time for the Christmas season!

Cucina Higala’s latest All Time favorite Filipino dishes on take outs are perfect for those Christmas gatherings!

Cucina Higala All-Time Filipino Take-Outs

Individually packed and easy to distribute they’re perfect for those intimate gatherings with relatives and friends without jeopardizing the minimum health standards we have to cope with under the New Normal.… Continue reading... “Cucina Higala marks 4th Anniversary with all-new New Normal All-Time Filipino Take-Outs”

Iligan flood victims return home despite risks

ILIGAN CITY —– Some 100 families are back home in their houses along the river banks in Barangay Suarez a few days after being displaced by massive flash floods

Sunday afternoon (November 22).

Over a hundred households fled to  barangay evacuation center after their houses were flooded, with two totally destroyed after coconut trees fell on them.

Women displace by flashfloods in Barangay Suarez, Iligan City, received used clothing as assistance from a neighborhood.
Continue reading... “Iligan flood victims return home despite risks”

COWD PARTNERS WITH LOCAL BARANGAYS IN OBSERVANCE OF WORLD TOILET DAY 2020

COWD, in observance of World Toilet Day (WTD) 2020, conducted a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) campaign to Barangay Health Workers of thirteen (13) local barangays namely: Barangays Agusan; Iponan; 31; 35; 34; 36; 37; 38; 39; 28; 40, 19; and 27. 

Helping our community partners better understand the importance of proper septage management in ensuring public health and water sustainability (COWD)

During the campaign, the Public Relations & Information Division personnel conducted a brief orientation on how the celebration of WTD started, how climate change have threatened our sanitation systems and the importance of proper toilet use and septage management on public health.… Continue reading... “COWD PARTNERS WITH LOCAL BARANGAYS IN OBSERVANCE OF WORLD TOILET DAY 2020”

1st World Fintech Festival: Philippines as Asia’s next big tech hub Marks digital footprint across the globe

The Philippines is set to showcase its best financial technology (fintech) practices to an international audience and cement its global digital footprint in the five-day virtual World Fintech Festival (WFF) on December 7-11. Previously presented as the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) in past years, this year’s WFF shall spotlight key executives and decision-makers from different Asian nations as they discuss how they pilot fintech to produce societal impacts. … Continue reading... “1st World Fintech Festival: Philippines as Asia’s next big tech hub Marks digital footprint across the globe”

4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards to be held in Clark

Following its resolve to honor and highlight the movers and shakers of the sports tourism industry in the Philippines during these tumultuous times, the 4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards, with the Clark Development Corporation as host, will be held on December 10 at the Clark Marriot Hotel.

Organized by Cebu-based public relations agency Selrahco PR with full support from Smart Communications, Universal Robina Corporation, Coca-Cola Philippines, and Clark Development Corporation, the 4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards will be recognizing exemplary sports initiatives from the public and private sectors who have shown interest and deep conviction in promoting sports tourism in the country during 2019.… Continue reading... “4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards to be held in Clark”