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Quezon City 75th Diamond Jubilee events and schedules


 For the first time in Quezon City‘s history, a grand event will be witnessed by its constituents and guests as the 75th Diamond Jubilee revs up with a Mardi Gras parade of 500 full costumed festival dancers from the Philippines’ grandest and biggest fiesta celebrations. The City will bring home culturally-charged and fully synchronized dance exhibitions from Aklan‘s Ati-atihan, Iloilo‘s Dinagyang, Baguio‘s Panagbenga, Bacolod‘s Masskara, and Davao‘s Kadayawan to kick-off in Tomas Morato on October 10, 2015. This event will be enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. It’s a chance to experience five of our country’s best festivities all in one day without […]


GrabTaxi expands in Baguio City, PH’s Summer Capital


 GrabTaxi, the most-popular and sought after mobile taxi booking service app in the Philippines, successfully launched in Baguio City last August 5. Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan welcomed GrabTaxi as the company officials visited different local government offices and paid courtesy call to the head of the city. Mayor Domogan was already aware of the technology of the taxi booking app and “got excited because he knows it will help a lot of (taxi) drivers in Baguio,” shared by newly-appointed GrabTaxi Philippines, Country Marketing Head, Khriztina Lim. Lim, is one of the youngest female executives in the country who rose from […]

SARANGANI PARAGLIDING. Photo by Pinoy Travel Blog.

Sarangani Province takes pride as Philippines’ first venue for Gravity Zero Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2015


 Paragliding Philippines Federation, the Municipality of Maasim and the Provincial Sarangani Office, with the Department of Tourism, The City of General Santos, and Air Sports Adventure Philippines (ASAP) embark on a historical collaboration to present one of the most spectacular sporting events that the country has ever seen, the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup.Set for March 27-29, 2015, Sarangani Province shall land in air adventure sports history, to be the country’s first venue of the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC). Gravity•Zero: PGAWC 2015 Series, is the Philippines’ bid to take on the world of paragliding in accuracy discipline, as it opens […]


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 […]