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LAZADA TURNS 5

Lazada turns 5!

 

 Lazada’s upcoming anniversary, dubbed ‘Lazada’s 5th Birthday Surprise’, has been marked as the biggest shopping event of the season. From March 21-23, Lazada will be showering online shoppers with site-wide discounts of up to 90%, low denomination Peso Sales, and time based Flash Sales. There will also be exclusive offerings from its most popular brands, and raffle prizes like vacation packages and real world treats. These were announced during the ‘birthday party’ that Lazada gave as a treat to their friends from the media last March 14, held in Discovery Primea, Makati. Lots of gifts and surprises were given away […]

UREKA MEGA MANILA FORUM

UREKA Mega Manila Forum at the SM Megamall

 

 Is it time for blogs to be ‘business ready for the future?’ This may spark a lot of arguments and debates whether blogs should be business-ready and be registered as business entity. This million-dollar question occur to us during our attendance at the UREKA Mega Manila Forum which was held last February 25 in Megatrade Hall 1, SM Megamall. UREKA Mega Manila is UnionBank of the Phllippines and its partners e-commerce forum to encourage MSMEs to transform their brick-and-mortar business into brick-and-click models into the digital space. As we go around the exhibit we stumbled into the booths of Department of Trade […]

GCASH X PAYPAL PARTNESHIP

You can now withdraw and transfer PayPal balance to your GCash account

 

 In line with Globe Telecom’s commitment to ‘financial inclusion’  enabling Filipinos to innovative and disruptive products, and provide freelancers easy access and convenience when it comes to fund transfers in the Philippines, the leading mobile network company announced the partnership of GCash and PayPal, a global leader in digital payments. Micro and small to medium-seized enterprise (MSME) business owners and freelancers can now transfer and withdraw their PayPal funds at no additional charge by simply linking their PayPal accounts to their GCash accounts. Funds can then be withdrawn from their GCash account within a day through their GCash MasterCard at over 20,000 […]

UREKA FORUM

UREKA Forum takes business online

 

 UREKA Forum is the country’s biggest e-commerce mass conversion program for SMEs powered by UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and its Consortium partners. Its online site www.urekashops.ph aims to bring and take business online enabling close to 700 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the country. UREKA Forum is going to be held on February 25 at the SM Megatrade Halls 1 to 3. The Forum is already on its fourth leg in less than 18 months targeting 1,000 attendees consisting of MSMEs and UREKA E-Cadets and represent their ‘brick-and-mortar’ business model and to convert them to a ‘brick […]

UNIONBANK OF THE PHILIPPINES BANK OF THE FUTURE

UnionBank of the Philippines envisions to be the Bank of the Future

 

 For us digital movers, we’re very familiar with UnionBank because of its EON product which serves as gateway to our online payment solutions. EON has been around and it helped us in the social media to make our freelance job easier where online payment is concern. Recently, UnionBank of the Philippines celebrated another milestone through a Thanksgiving Party which we attended a couple of nights ago. UnionBank shared with us the three awards that the bank received in 2016. UnionBank was named Best Commercial Bank, Best Innovation in Retail Banking by International Banker, and the Best Company to work for in Asia. […]

FOODPANDA DELIVERY AT FIXED P59

foodpanda announces big and bold crazy offers this 2017

 

  We were able to meet and talk to Iacopo Rovere, foodpanda Philippines’ appointed Chief Executive Officer at Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings in Crossroads, BGC when the company announced their big and bold crazy offers this 2017. foodpanda, now the leading global online food delivery marketplace (and in the Philippines leads with only a couple of competitors), has been charging  fixed delivery service fee of P30 plus a service fee of 15% from the total food bill. This year, customers can now order as much as they want – with a minimum order value starting at P200 exclusive for […]

SINGAPORE AIRLINES CELEBRATES 70 YEARS OF A GREAT WAY TO FLY

Travel to Singapore on $160 round-trip fare now on sale!

 

 Just announced during Singapore Airlines Travel Fair media event, you can travel and visit Singapore, one of the most must-see and must-travel destination when it comes to shopping, dining, sightseeing, and nightlife entertainment, for as low as $160 or about P7,840 (estimated on a $1=P49 rate exchange) when you visit Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel fair 2017 happening in different Ayala malls this January to February 2017. Singapore Airlines and SilkAir together with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), will be giving away extraordinary opportunities for SIA and SilkAir passengers and BPI Cardholders to visit Singapore and other exciting destinations, while […]

last chance to bring home a brand new Nissan Juke with GCash #12WeeksofChristmas Raffle Promo

 

 The GCash #12WeeksofChristmas Raffle Promo has come to its final week and this is your last chance to bring home a brand new Nissan Juke. Qualifying for the raffle becomes more easier. Just use your GCash account to buy load, send money, pay bills, purchase items via GCash MasterCard or GCash American Express Virtual Pay, etc. For every completed transaction there is an equivalent one raffle entry. You have until December 20 to participate. All entries from week 1 to 11 will also be counted in the December 21 grand draw. So hurry and go all out this Christmas season. […]

A Netflix reason why you should use the GCash app

 

 Do you want to see your favorite movies and series on Netflix? We got you. Here is your chance to win a six-month free subscription of the world’s most popular streaming media and video on demand app. On top of it, you may also bring home a brand new Nissan Juke at the Grand Draw. All you need to do is use your GCash App to pay bills or buy load from December 9 to 15. Each successful transaction entitles you to one (1) raffle entry. With the GCash App, you can easily perform various GCash mobile money services such […]

FAMILYMART-BEEP CARD PARTNERSHIP

FamilyMart levels up as first consumer retail store to use beep card payments in the Philippines

 

 In a world where everything has gone into digital, the recent partnership between AF Payments, Inc. and FamilyMart, a very popular Japanese chain now operating with 80 branches in the Philippines marks the Ayala Corp.-Metro Pacific Investments Corp. consortium’s first move out of transportation and into retail using beep™ card as mode of payments, the same tap-and-go card we use for our train and bus rides in the metro. beep card’s proponent AF Payments Inc. hinted during its first anniversary last October that it was brewing a partnership with a major convenience store chain. The latest milestone was revealed yesterday, December […]

Shop with GCash MasterCard and fly with PAL

 

 Your GCash MasterCard has teamed up with Philippine Airlines to give you another reason to go shopping.  From December 2 to 8, just use your GCash MasterCard when buying at any of the over 33 million MasterCard partner outlets worldwide.  Each successful transaction will entitle you to one (1) raffle entry that may bring you to a destination of your choice for free.  For this week’s promo, the winner gets a P20,000 travel voucher from PAL and may also have a chance to take home a brand new Nissan Juke in the grand draw.  You can easily avail of the […]

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Shop online and win P20,000 online shopping spree with GCash #12WeeksofChristmas Raffle Promo

 

 Take advantage of numerous online sale this holiday season and get to shop for more for free!  Just use your GCash Mastercard or GCash American Express Virtual Pay to buy at Lazada, Zalora, eBay, Amazon, or any of your favourite online store from November 25 to December 1, 2016 and you may win P20,000 online shopping spree and even a brand new Nissan Juke.  Each successful transaction entitles you to one (1) raffle entry. You can easily avail of the GCash MasterCard debit card for only P150.  Check out www.globe.com.ph/gcash-mastercard to find out where to get your GCash MasterCard which […]

PAYMAYA X PAYPAL COLLABORATION

PayMaya X PayPal union to boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs

 

 Freelancers and digipreneurs in the Philippines will now have another reason to be inside the playing field of digital economy with the recent merger of PayMaya – the country’s leading digital financial service provider, and PayPal – a global leader in digital payments. These two brands formed a union that will boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs. If you’re a freelancer or a digipreneur who receives payment via PayPal, you will enjoy 80% off on PayPal’s withdrawal fee when you transfer your available PayPal balance to your PayMaya account until December 21, 2016 as part of the promo of […]

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Everything you need to know about the new and improved PHLPost Postal ID FAQs

 

 The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) is pleased to present the Improved Postal ID (PID). Now infused with physical and biometrics-based security features that prevent identity counterfeit and fraudulent transactions, it is the most secure identification card today. In its commitment to grant every Filipino equal access and opportunities, the Improved Postal ID smoothly and safely facilitates transactions in various government and financial institutions nationwide. Very recently, it has been approved as a primary ID by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in the passport application process. That being said, first-time applicants merely need to submit an accomplished application form and […]

Take home a Sony Playstation 4 and a Nissan Juke when you shop for digital content with GCash MasterCard and GCash American Express Virtual Pay

 

 Getting  a Sony Playstation 4 this Christmas could be truly awesome, right? Then, how about making this possible? How? Check out the details below. It’s game time!  Shop for your favorite digital content such as music, apps, games, among others from  Spotify, Steam, Google Play, iTunes Apple Store, Netflix, NBA League Pass, etc. using your GCash MasterCard or GCash American Express Virtual Pay from November 18 to 24 and you may just be the lucky winner of a Sony PlayStation 4 gaming console.  More so, you also qualify for the grand draw on December 21 where a brand new Nissan […]

Power of mobile financial services thru Globe’s Mynt partnership with Cebuana Lhuillier

 

 Mynt is Globe’s newest mobile financial services providing company that aims to be the next billion’s “bank” recently tied-up with Cebuana Lhuillier of the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies to power up solutions dealing with micro-financial services such as pawning, remittance, micro-insurance, bills payment, microloans, and business-to-business solutions. The partnership aims to empower entrepreneurs and ordinary citizens to change how they look at banking. With access to the innovation thought process of Globe Telecom and leveraging on the mobile technology of G-Xchange, Inc. (GCash), Mynt seeks to provide an entire ecosystem of mobile financial services and solutions to not only […]

Your next GCash cash-out transactions may just win you a brand new Nissan Juke and a Samsung Tablet

 

 Going to the bank to withdraw some cash could be stressful just by lining-up all the way to the teller. But if you withdraw money from your GCash account from any of over 10,000 GCash Partner Outlets nationwide which include Globe Stores, SM Business Centers, Puregold supermarkets, and Tambunting and Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops, you save time from getting in the line and you may even win a Samsung Galaxy Tab. Each cash-out transaction from November 11-17 entitles you to one (1) raffle entry which also qualifies you to join the Grand Draw for a brand new Nissan Juke. You may […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas when you Cash-in at GCash partner outlets for a chance to bring home a brand new Nissan Juke and a Fitbit Alta wristband

 

 Want to stay in shape with a Fitbit Alta wristband or surprise your family with a brand new Nissan Juke this holiday season?  You can! You may even get both for free when you fund your GCash mobile wallet through any of over 10,000 accredited GCash Partner Outlets nationwide which include Globe Stores, SM Business Centers, Puregold supermarkets, and Tambunting and Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops. Each cash-in transaction from November 4-10 entitles you to one (1) raffle entry. You may use GCash for safe, secure, and hassle-free mobile money transactions  —  buy prepaid load, pay bills, send money, make donations, do […]

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Shop and Swipe using your GCash MasterCard for a chance to win a Huawei Watch and a 2016 Nissan Juke

 

 The Holiday Season is almost near and Globe is bringing the holiday cheer with GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo! But first, you must know more about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. Select GCash. Step 2. Select Register and key in your personal information. II. Download GCash App […]

GCASH 12 WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS RAFFLE PROMO

Pay your bills with GCash and get a chance to win a Bose Soundlink Speaker and a 2016 Nissan Juke

 

 Merry Christmas! Holiday Season is fast approaching and we only have 66 days left before Christmas day. Aint that sweet? And what’s more sweeter is the latest GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo. But wait. Here are the things you should know first about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. […]

CITI VOICE BIOMETRICS

Citi rolls out Voice Biometrics in the Philippines

 

 To give its clients and customers a better service when it comes to account authentication and protection, the country’s largest foreign bank recently launched Voice Biometrics. This groundbeaking authentication Voice Biometrics enables bank clients without the need to remember passwords, or personal identification numbers, or answer a series of questions to verify their identities. A brief demonstration were shown to the media when it was launched last October 4 inside Isabela A of Makati Shangri-La Hotel by Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed and Consumer Banking Head Bea Tan as they announced the introduction of this technology to the Philippines. With […]

BPI-PHILAM LIFE MAKATI BUILDING

Bancassurance Month launched as BPI-Philam Life building unveiled in Makati

 

 The Ayala Life FGU will now be known as BPI-Philam Life Makati starting this October coinciding with the launch of Bancassurance Month by BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp. It will be a month-long celebration led by BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp. (BPLAC) CEO Surenda Menon with the aim to educate Filipinos on the existence of bancassurance and importance of life insurance to help people with their long-term protection needs and to assist and support them throughout different stages of life’s journey. “First thing we do is to create awareness, and that is what we do in our (Win The Moment) campaign to […]

PAYONEER PAYMENT SOLUTION FOR FILIPINO FREELANCERS OPENS OFFICE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Why Payoneer matters for Filipino freelancers

 

 While the Philippines peso plunges on a seven-year low, as reported from the stock market this week, US dollar shoots with $1 = Php48.25 which made financial market bled again. Initial reports blame the noise in politics as the reason to why the peso hits this downfall anew. But that’s a different story. Still, many from the business sector are optimistic that after the noise dies down, everything will be back to normal. The said financial crisis did not affect foreign players to invest and open up offices here in the country, just as like what Payoneer just did a couple […]

BPI EXTENDS DEADLINE TO UPDATE INFO BY SEPTEMBER 30

BPI extends deadline for customers to update their information by September 30

 

 Depositors and ATM cardholders panicked on a Monday afternoon – the last day of the long weekend and celebration of National Heroes Day, when an official news advisory from the Bank of the Philippine Islands came out asking their account holders to fill up and submit Customer Information Sheet (CIS) and (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA) Form to the nearest branch or else lose their access to automated teller machines (ATMs), online and mobile banking. This advisory was in accordance to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Circular 706 provision where all banks are required to update their customer information records and […]

PAYMAYA #NOWNATION GO SHOPPING FOR POKEMON BALLS

PayMaya #NowNation Go Shopping

 

 When we travel, it’s not only the transportation, accommodation, and food that matters. Especially when you’re in a different place, the first thing (or should we say, the last thing before you leave) on your itinerary is shopping. Shopping for items that you’ll be needing during the course of your trip or shopping for souvenirs before going back home.     Okay, shopping could be anytime. Not just when you travel. You go shopping after Sunday church. You go shopping when you want to reward yourself for that great achievement you’ve accomplished. You go out shopping to buy things you […]