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Who is Manuel L. Quezon?


 Quezon City will be celebrating its 75th Diamond Jubilee come October 10-12 with programs to commemorate the cityhood’s inception on October 12, 1939 under the administration of then President Manuel L. Quezon, who bought the 1,529 hectares from the vast Diliman  estate of the Tuason family, headed by the late patriarch Don Gonzalo Tuason y Patino, the fifth successor to the possibly first richest man in the Philippines, Don Antonio Tuason. Who is Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina? 1. Birth Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina was born in Baler on August 19, 1878. His parents were Lucio Quezón (died 1898) and María Dolores Molina (1840 – 1893), […]


5th Jollibee Family Values Awards hails outstanding and exemplary Filipino families


 It’s the time of the year when Jollibee hails another batch of outstanding and exemplary Filipino families recognizing their noble stories and generosity for the 5th Jollibee Family Values Awards (JFVA) this 2015. 11 Filipino families from Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and the United States were honored for their noteworthy advocacies that made a significant impact in the lives of their fellowmen. Top presidential bet based on Pulse Asia‘s latest poll Sen. Grace Poe-Llmanzares and Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto joined on stage to award and bestowed special citations to 5 families whose advocacies benefit specific stakeholders, during the 5th JFVA […]

Professor Winnie Monsod lectures for NHCP and PEQF event

Prof. Winnie Monsod lectures Philippines’ Post-war Economic History


 The National Historical Commission of the Philippines ties up with the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation (PEQF) in hosting the first of a series of lectures in line with the celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of the late former president. Invited to speak on the event is Professor Solita “Winnie” Monsod, Professor Emeritus, School of Economics in the University of the Philippines Diliman, about the Philippines’ postwar economy under Quirino; entitled The Economy and Polity: EQ 1948-1953. “The lecture series was designed to give youth today a better understanding of the challenges that our country faced after the war under […]


Sen. Villar and Mayor Eusebio cut ribbon on the inauguration of state-of-the-art STARTEK facility in Pasig City


 Together with STARTEK‘s president and CEO, Chad Carlson and VP for Operations Antoinette ‘Tonichi’  Achurra, Senator Cynthia Villar and Pasig City Mayor Maria Belen Eusebio cut the ribbon during the inauguration of the trusted BPO, a service provider with contact centers around the world, state-of-the-art office facility located inside Silver City 3, Frontera Verde in Pasig City. The four-storey building include a recruitment and training  area with recreational facilities for employees such as themed pantry for every floor, gym, sleeping quarters, pocket garden, and a roof deck. “In behalf of the Philippine government, we welcome STARTEK in our country. The BPO industry […]

TOP TAXPAYERS AND JOBS PROVIDERS RECOGNITION NIGHT. Generating a total of 2,540 jobs from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian and City Vice Mayor Eric Martinez (2nd from left) awards SM City Valenzuela as Top Job Provider. Joining honors are SM Supermalls President Annie S. Garcia (Middle-L), Regional Operations Manager for North Luzon Anna T. Datu (Middle-R) Regional Operations Manager for Human Resources Eddylene G. Coronel (2nd to the right) SM Mall Manager Jacqueline S. Tan (Left) and SM Valenzuela Assistant Mall Manager Emmanuel Gatmaitan (Right).

SM Valenzuela tops tax payer award for nine consecutive years


 20 companies was recently recognized by Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian for their significant role in shoring up the local government’s operations and development through their job generating businesses and tax payments during the 17th Charter Day Anniversary of the City Government of Valenzuela held at the City’s Astrodome. Among the 20 companies that were honored, SM Valenzuela bagged the top tax payer and top job provider awards for 2014.  For nine years in a row, SM Valenzuela has consistently topped the list of Valenzuela’s revenue sources and job opportunities in the private sector. Joining the list of top taxpayers […]

CHALLENGE CAMSUR. CAMSUR Governor Luis Miguel Villafuerte during the media launch of Challenge CAMSUR in Manila Peninsula Hiotel.

Challenge CAMSUR will have the fastest triathlon course in the Philippines


 Designed and developed to be the fastest course in the Philippines and one of the fastest in Asia, Challenge CAMSUR will prove it on June 14, 2015 when the signal to start begins, CAMSUR or Camarines Sur has been awarded the No. 1 tourist destination in 2010  and the only province with the best experience and proven 
 track record in hosting the best and biggest ‘World 
 class sporting events’. It all began when CAMSUR hosted Ironman for 3 consecutive 
 years, hosted the biggest marathon in the country with over 18K participants and accredited race with IAAF-AIMS. It is also the […]

CHALLENGE CAMSUR. David Voth together with CamSur Gov. Migz Villafuerte and father, LRay, during the press launch held in Quezon City.

Challenge Philippines Triathlon race beefs up Subic Bay, Bataan and CamSur tourism


 Challenge Philippines Triathlon race will be beefing up Subic Bay, Bataan and CamSur tourism as it launches new international race set on February 21 and June 14 next year for the Challenge Philippines and Challenge CamSur races, respectively. The announcement came during the media conference of Challenge Philippines and Yellow Cab Philippines partnership attended by no less than David Voth, CEO of Leverage Sports Asia and Challenge Philippines Race Chairman, and Roy Quejada, Chief Operating Officer, Yellow Cab Co. last July 29 at 55 Events Place in Quezon City. (RELATED: Challenge Philippines inks partnership with Yellow Cab Pizza) “I believe that our experience of hosting world-class […]