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Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit in Cebu


 Weather Philippines Foundation in cooperation with Cebu Pacific Air, brought us to Cebu last July 21-22 for the Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit. It was a two-day trip which included a familiarization and urbanized heritage tour around the city of Cebu on the first day and social media summit on the second day held at Summit Circle Hotel last July 22. In partnership with Cebu Pacific Air, Rappler, and City Savings, Weather Philippines also invited local school and university educators to a one-day social media awareness day. The summit covered the responsible use […]


Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu EATgetaway experience


 This year, we were back for the second time in Cebu. We were in Cebu last Sinulog Festival in January and this time it’s for the Weather Philippines Foundation Social Media Summit held last July 21-22, 2016. Our flight and hotel accommodation for the 2-day summit was sponsored by Weather Philippines in partnership with Cebu Pacific Air and Summit Circle Hotel. Weather Philippines Foundation invited several bloggers from Manila representing Weather Wiser Influencers to the Social Media for  Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness with Rappler Philippines and City Savings last July 22.   Educators from Cebu universities and schools were also […]


PhilDev’s IDEA Symposium envision future of Internet Of Things


 During Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) IDEA Global Entrepreneurship Symposium held in Makati earlier today, Dado Banatao, PhilDev Foundation chair, shared/interesting insightsof what’s to come and expect as the Internet Of Things strenghtens digital infrastructure for the Philippines and technopreneurship community. Alongside the panel are Steve Jang, Advisor & Investor, Uber, Hyperloop; Dr. Juan Paolo Hinestroza, Professor, Cornell University; Dr. Rey Banatao, Co-Founder, Entropy Resins, hosted by Tony Velasquez, the group discussed the state of quality of education as important to develop innovative solutions to the country’s problems. Velasquez asks a very important question, if Filipinos can keep up with the […]


Habitat for Humanity Philippines holds 5th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum


 The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum 5 (APHF5), organized by Habitat for Humanity (HFH), is a biennial conference that brings together local communities, socio-civic organizations, the private sector and the government in seeking to provide solutions to the problem of housing accessibility. This is the first time APHF5 will be holding a satellite event on September 3-4 at The Manila Hotel. This event is in alignment with the main conference in Hong Kong. The Philippines’ theme “Building Impact” focuses on advocacy for housing subsidies, putting into action the organization’s mission of bringing people together to build homes and communities. “Now is the […]

Zomato Restaurant Summit at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel (James T. Austria)

First ever Zomato Restaurant Summit in Manila held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel


 Known as one of the best restaurant finding application for mobile, Zomato Philippines launched their very first “Zomato Restaurant Summit” which took place at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel on Tuesday, May 19. With the theme “Conquering the Digital Age,” Zomato Philippines conducted the summit in order to help the restaurant industry in the country to cope up with the ‘ever-changing demands’ brought y the digital age. “There will always be something new to talk about in the restaurant industry,” said Anton Ojeda, Zomato Philippines country manager. “With the summit, Zomato hopes to let the industry know that we are here […]

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DTI Nat’l Handicrafts Fair to showcase products by Filipino SMEs, APEC economies


 DTI SikatPinoy National Handicrafts Fair will be featuring products from sixteen regions in the country and also from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies; this is in line with the opportunity for the Philippines to host this year’s APEC summit. Piling-Piling Produktong Pilipino will be the theme of this year’s conference and the handicrafts edition of the 2015 SikatPinoy national trade fairs will showcase both indoor and outdoor furniture; house decors; novelty items; and health and wellness products. This is in order to expand the presence and opportunities in the market for Filipino Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from […]

Kenneth Lingad, the Country Head of Google Philippines with the other guest speakers, answering a poll during the first session of panel discussion on DigPH.

DigPH-Digital Marketing, inspiring success for Filipino SMEs


 Entrepreneurs from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) can resort to the digital way of marketing, as tackled in the first digital marketing exposition presented by Globe myBusiness and Google Philippines, April 22, at Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City Invited speakers whose stories, from being an SME has became one of the leading e-Commerce Business, shared different strategies, how they started and the lessons they’ve learned. Jerome Uy from Adobo Connection shared his ‘I wish I knew earlier’ notes about online marketing. He said that as an entrepreneur managing an SME, consumers must be the front of the business by putting first […]


PNA invites nurses across the country for the Manila Hotel convention


 The Philippine Nurses Association, Inc. is celebrating its 92nd Foundation Anniversary and is inviting all nurses to register and participate this year’s convention – Filipino Nurses Contributing to Global Health Care Outcomes to be held in October 21-23, 2014 at the Manila Hotel. PNA targets 800 participants this year. In line with the 92nd Foundation Anniversary, PNA will also celebrate 57th Nurses Week to coincide with the event.   This year’s objectives are as follows: 1. Contextualize the roles and prominence of the Philippine nursing profession (education, practice, administration, and research) in promoting global health care outcomes. 2. Reinforce performance […]

CYBERPRESS VISION. Cyberpress Philippines and Queen of Tech Alora Uy-Guerrero delivering her speech during the forum on the looking back and looking ahead.

Live blogging: Twenty years of Internet in the Philippines Cyberpress forum


 1:27 Alora of Cyberpress PH and Faith of LG Philippines raffling the lucky winner of LG G2. 1:20 The transition to analog to digital broadcasting is happening in the next 3 years, according to Mon Ibrahim. 1:16 “At one time, dial-up connection speed was 2,004bps,” shared by Tan. 1:11 Benjie Tan on the mic is a shy guy. He asked his friend if he deserves such attention when all that he did was to bring a router to PLDT. 1:05 The man who connected the Philippines to the internet 20 years ago is in the house – Benjie Tan. 1:02 […]

WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW. The road to 2016 tackled at Big Data ThinkPH Summit.

The road to 2016 tackled at Big Data ThinkPH Summit


 Rappler, Google and Plus Social Good made an impressive move when they presented #ThinkPH Summit – The Internet, Big Data & You, on a big venue like the New World Makati Hotel last Aug. 23 . The summit just came right on time when the pork barrel scam is being much talked about, much more on the social media. Quite good that social media has greatly affected and help the public to be much aware of political scandals that are rocking the society. There are other breaking news aside from these political squanders, but it’s great to see that a lot of people […]