Friday, August 30, 2019

Ayala Foundation launched its new National Anthem video at the historic Tutuban Center in Manila

Maging magiting—sa isip, sa salita, at sa gawa.



In celebration of National Heroes Day, Ayala Foundation, Ayala Corporation, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Ayala Malls, and Ayala Malls Cinemas launched our latest National Anthem Video last August 26, 2019, at Max's Restaurant, Ground Floor, Tutuban Mall.

The new National Anthem video celebrates the heroism of ordinary Filipinos, and also honors the spirit of volunteerism within the Ayala group, in celebration of its 185th anniversary.
“Ayala Foundation remains strongly committed to nation-building. This new National Anthem video is our way of honoring the people and communities whom we continue to serve in both modest and big ways. We are all under one flag—united as one Filipino country, one Filipino people who desire a better future for our children and better lives for all.” ~Ruel Maranan, president of Ayala Foundation
Every now and then hearing our own National Anthem makes me feel so proud of being a Filipino sa salita at sa gawa. Our country has been through a lot through the years so long with our National Anthem, along with it is a different versions and videos has been all this years. Ayala foundation's newest video features everyday Filipino heroes, those who work hard for themselves, their families, and the country day-to-day while, at the same time, showcasing the country’s accelerated growth and prosperity.

Manila Vice-Mayor Honey Lacuna at the Wreath Laying Ceremonies in front of the Bonifacio Monument together with NHCP, Ayala Foundation and Ayala Group officials, and Pulis Magiting Awardees.


Volunteers from Ayala companies likewise appeared in the video, showcasing their kagitingan and demonstrating Ayala’s commitment to building the nation. They were joined by volunteers from Ayala’s partner communities and institutions.
“As Ayala celebrates its 185th anniversary, we would like to highlight the spirit of collaboration, partnership, and volunteerism that is embedded in Ayala’s corporate culture. This new National Anthem video is just one way for us to show how Ayala’s 45,000-strong workforce is committed to serving the nation.” ~John Philip Orbeta, group head for corporate resources at Ayala Corporation
 With the presence of Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna, who joined the celebration. The Ayala contingent was led by JP Orbeta, Group Head for Human Resources.
 
Ayala Foundation Launches New National Anthem Video on National Heroes Day.
(L-R): Charmaine Bauzon, AVP, Ayala Malls Operations Head - Luzon; Celerina Amores, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Ayala Foundation; John Philip Orbeta, Chief Human Resources Officer, Managing Director & Head - Corporate Resources Group, Ayala Corporation; Dr. Rene Escalante, Chairman, National Historical Commission of the Philippines; and Melo Acuña, veteran journalist.
The new National Anthem video adheres to the Ayala Foundation’s ongoing Maging Magiting campaign, which promotes love of country and recognizing the extraordinary virtues of ordinary Filipinos. It was developed and produced by Ayala Foundation, with the support of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, and will be shown in all Ayala Cinemas starting September 2019.
 

 


Officers and representatives from Ayala Corporation, Ayala Land, Ayala Cinemas, the NHCP, and the City Government of Manila joined the Ayala Foundation during the launch.
 





About Ayala Foundation
As the social development arm of the Ayala group of companies, Ayala Foundation envisions communities where people are creative, productive, self-reliant, and proud to be Filipino. Ayala Foundation's main program areas are Education, Community Lead-ership, Suitable and Sustainable Livelihood, and Arts and Culture.

For more information, visit
www.ayalafoundation.org.



Friday, August 16, 2019

CIMB Bank Announces 500,000th Customer Expands strategic partnership with GCash


 
 
 CIMB Bank PH is surely the fastest growing bank in ASEAN,a wonderful achievement , and a strong testament of things that can be achieved in the regime of digital-only banks. GCash is an epayments platform owned by Mynt, the revolutionary fintech startup of Globe Telecom, Ayala Corporation and Ant Financial.

“CIMB Bank PH is surely the fastest growing bank in ASEAN, a wonderful achievement, and a strong testament of things that can be achieved in the regime of digital-only banks. We are motivated by this and will continue to innovate for our customers. Well done to the teams. The partnership with GCash was central to us achieving this milestone. It is a live case study of bank-tech partnerships, a combination of banking expertise and technology platform plays, and the opportunities it allows both parties to access. I look forward to developing more propositions with GCash to further establish our mobile banking presence in the Philippines. ~Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Aziz, Group CEO, CIMB Group
 
CIMB Bank announced that they have 500,000 customers after opening its doors for business in Philippines  they launched in early 2019 with a goal bringing a unique and differentiated banking proposition to Filipinos. CIMB Bank partner with GCash to allow GCash customers direct, paperless and seamless access to saving account services it is called GSave.
 


The 500,000 GSave users are now enjoying the benefits of CIMB's saving account, which is available as the Save Money feature on the GCash application. GSave does not require an initial deposit or maintaining balance nor does it impose service charges for transaction greatly reducing the barriers for ordinary Filipinos to open and maintain a savings account.
 
CIMB Group operates its business through three main brand entities , CIMB Bank , CIMB investment Bank and CIMB Islamic. CIMB Group is also the 92.5% shareholder of Bank CIMB Niagara in Indonesia, and 94.8% shareholder of CIMB Thai in Thailand. DO IT RIGHT campaign calls on Filipinos to proudly show their support for RH and family Planning They launched a campaign urging Filipinos to show their support openly for family planning and reproductive health with the "DO IT RIGHT " slogan and a distinctive hand sign.
 

 
70 percent of Filipinos support family  planning and initiatives, such as the Responsible Parenthood and RH Law. The campaign is designed to encourage everyone to take those beliefs they already hold inside and share them out in the open,proudly, especially on social media like Facebook . They include a social blitz, festival events, as well as advertising in traditional media like billboards, print and radio. It encourages couples and individuals to flash the DO IT RIGHT hand sign in selfie post or in public.
 
Two fingers held up together representing the members of a couple with a thumb in between representing the contraceptive or safe sex measures that strengthen their bond.
 
Economists and public health experts have long lamented the need for improved RH education and access to modern contraception in the Philippines, especially for the country's poorest  Religious based organizations have protested the RH Law in recent years, but the law prevailed against court challenges and is fully in forced today.
 

For more information, please visit https://www.globe.com.ph/gcash. To learn more, visit us at www.cimbbank.com.ph or Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Instagram @CIMBBankPH. Download OCTO by CIMB Bank in App & Play stores today. 






About CIMB Bank Philippines
CIMB Bank, ASEAN’s Top 5 largest bank present in over 16 global markets, has extended its reach in 2018 by providing Filipinos a whole new banking experience. CIMB Bank Philippines Inc. is an all-digital mobile bank headquartered in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
 
CIMB Bank Philippines offers 24/7 safe and secure banking with their seamless account opening in 10 minutes, the best in market rates, no initial deposit or maintaining balance requirements, convenient deposit and withdrawal locations, and zero transaction fees, all done through OCTO by CIMB Bank mobile app.
 
CIMB: The Way Banking Should Be.
 
About CIMB Group
CIMB Group is one of ASEAN’s leading universal banking groups and is Malaysia’s second largest financial services provider, by assets. It offers consumer banking, commercial banking, investment banking, Islamic banking and asset management products and services. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the Group is present in all 10 ASEAN nations (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Brunei, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Philippines). Beyond ASEAN, the Group has market presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka, Korea, the US and UK.

CIMB Group has the most extensive retail branch network in ASEAN of around 740 branches as at 30 June 2019. CIMB Group’s investment banking arm is also one of the largest Asia Pacific-based investment banks, offering amongst the most comprehensive research coverage around 600 stocks in the region.

CIMB Group operates its business through three main brand entities, CIMB Bank, CIMB Investment Bank and CIMB Islamic. CIMB Group is also the 92.5% shareholder of Bank CIMB Niaga in Indonesia, and 94.8% shareholder of CIMB Thai in Thailand.

CIMB Group is listed on Bursa Malaysia via CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. It had a market capitalisation of approximately RM52.3 billion as at 30 June 2019. The Group has over 36,000 employees located in 16 countries.
 
About Mynt
Mynt is a partnership between Globe Telecom, the Ayala Corporation, and Ant Financial, that provides innovative and first-in-world fintech solutions to consumers, merchants, and organizations. Its vision is to enable financial access for consumers and merchants by disrupting traditional channels through digital financial technology services. It operates two fintech companies: GCash, a micropayment service that transforms the mobile phone into a virtual wallet for secure, fast, and convenient money transfer, and Fuse, a tech-based lending company that enables Filipinos to get microloans to business loans without the traditional requirements set by banks and other lending institutions. For more information, visit mynt.xyz.
 
About GCash
GCash is an internationally-acclaimed micropayment service that transforms the mobile phone into a virtual wallet for secure, fast, and convenient money transfer. GCash can be used to buy prepaid load, pay bills, send money, make donations, shop online, and even purchase goods without the need to bring any cash. 
 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

12th Branch of Fiery Style at Gateway Mall

 
 
Fiery Style is known for serving Southwestern dishes, and they are known to have the best nachos in town. Aside from their famous Fiery Nachos, they are also known for their grilled meats and cocktails.
 
Fiery Nachos
Fiery Nachos
Speaking of Nachos it is only at their restaurant where you can find a unique way of serving Nachos in a neatly-stacked in an enclosed metallic container loaded of freshly cooked chips topped with Mexican chili beef, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, guacamole, olives and cheese sauce and more cheese and special sauce. Indeed the best nachos in town you can eat.
 
Fiery Nachos
Fiery Nachos
If there's nachos definitely there should be drinks, booze, ladies drinks and Fiery Style have it all to serve all the guest thirsty for celebration or just simply chillin' with friends besides the newest 12th branch of Fiery Style is situated in a busy area of Araneta, Cubao in Gateway Mall where a lot of passersby will definitely notice the restaurant whenever they pass by and the restaurants vibe itself if inviting that you wouldn't want to take a peek inside and find yourself sitting and ordering.
 
Here are some of the drinks that one must try that will surely satisfy your thirst:
 

 
You'll be surprise that only because Fiery Style is a Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant doesn't mean all you can order are Burritos and Quesadillas, because the restaurant serves a unique and deliciously made recipes in their other branches here in Metro Manila & Metro South and they are also known for their grilled meats and cocktails. 
 
Here are just some of the many sumptuous food you can order and must try:
 


Salpicao De Mar Y Tierra
Galleon of Bones

Southwestern Baked Mussels
Lord of the Wings
Lava Grilled Chanos Chanos
Baja Mixed Seafood
Rib Eye Steak
New York Frozen Cheesecake

Now tell me did I get your tummy grumbling well I could only tell and show it is for you to find out why Fiery Style is a must visit restaurant. But of course other than the food, the vibe, the live acoustic performances which is an additional thing that adds up your adrenaline eating is that the place is spacious, and the ambiance has Mexican vibes with some Mexican photos and paintings and the rustic interior feels like eating in a real Mexican restaurant in the Philippines. The place is perfect for chill nights, group hangouts, and family get together.
 



 
An additional bunos dining at Gateway Mall branch is that the staff are always ready to assist you not just in getting your orders but making you feel that they got you whenever you call them.
 
 

So whenever you passby along Araneta, Cubao make sure to dine in at Fiery Style Gateway Mall and share your experiences also and your favorite food and drinks that you ordered.
 
 


 
Fiery Style
Ground Floor Gateway Tower Mall
Araneta Center, Quezon City

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Shopee Announces Global Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Shopee in a wide range of initiatives,
starting with 9.9 Super Shopping Day

 

 
Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, announces its partnership with global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador. Cristiano Ronaldo will work with Shopee in a wide range of initiatives to engage and inspire people in the region, starting with Shopee’s signature annual shopping event, 9.9 Super Shopping Day.
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the greatest athletes of our time. He is an inspiration to many, and his dedication to football matches the deep commitment we have towards our users. Together with Cristiano Ronaldo, we look forward to creating a lasting positive impact on our region.” ~Chris Feng, Chief Executive Officer at Shopee
 
Cristiano Ronaldo joins Shopee’s 9.9 Super Shopping Day
Shopee’s announcement of Cristiano Ronaldo as its latest brand ambassador is in line with the return of its signature annual shopping event, 9.9 Super Shopping Day. Cristiano Ronaldo will join a series of initiatives as Shopee brings users and fans across the region closer to the global football icon:
  • Cristiano Ronaldo stars in Shopee’s newest 9.9 TVC: Cristiano Ronaldo will be at the center of Shopee’s new television commercial premiering on August 16, which will air in all seven Shopee markets in the region.
  • Watch Cristiano Ronaldo live only on Shopee: In a first for Southeast Asia and Taiwan, fans will be able to get up close and personal with Cristiano Ronaldo via a range of exclusive content available only on Shopee Live. More information will be announced on Shopee’s app and social media platforms at a later date.
“I am proud to be Shopee’s brand ambassador as we share the same ambition to be the best in our fields. I am always improving my game for my fans and my team, just as Shopee innovates to benefit their users in this region. I am excited by this partnership, and I look forward to creating more special moments for my fans together with Shopee.” ~Cristiano Ronaldo
 
 
Catch the premiere of Shopee’s television commercial with Cristiano Ronaldo on August 16.

Find out more about Cristiano Ronaldo and 9.9 Super Shopping Day at http://shopee.ph/ShopeexRonaldo.

Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.




About Shopee
Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. It is a platform tailored for the region, providing customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience through strong payment and logistical support. Shopee aims to continually enhance its platform and become the region’s e-commerce destination of choice.
 
Shopee has a wide selection of product categories ranging from consumer electronics to home & living, health & beauty, baby & toys, fashion and fitness equipment.
 

Shopee, a Sea company, was first launched in Singapore in 2015, and has since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Sea is a leader in digital entertainment, e-commerce and digital financial services across Southeast Asia. Sea's mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology, and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol SE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Friday, August 9, 2019

L’Oréal and Shopee Bring Beauty and Skincare partnership to life in Southeast Asia with AI and AR-powered tools



 
Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has teamed up with L’Oréal, the world leader in beauty and skincare, to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR)-powered tools on Shopee’s platform. The joint partnership demonstrates both Shopee’s and L’Oréal’s commitment to continuously innovate and power Southeast Asia’s beauty and skincare categories into the future, and to provide shoppers a convenient and personalized online shopping experience. The AI and AR-powered tools will also benefit millions of users across Southeast Asia, especially digital-savvy millennials who are drawn to innovation, creativity and a sense of self-discovery.
“We are excited to partner with L’Oréal to bring these AI and AR-powered tools to our platform. This partnership demonstrates our joint commitment to transform Southeast Asia’s beauty and skincare market with innovation and technology. With more consumers purchasing their beauty and skincare essentials with Shopee, we are confident that shoppers will enjoy a more personalized and seamless shopping experience with these digital innovation tools.” ~Ian Ho, Regional Managing Director, Shopee
With L’Oréal’s AI and AR-powered tools, Shopee BeautyCam by ModiFace and the Effaclar Spotscan by La Roche-Posay, Shopee users are able to digitally try on different shades of L’Oréal’s lipsticks as well as receive personalized advice on the best L’Oréal skincare treatments to tackle acne. Users only need Shopee’s app and a front-facing camera on a mobile device to access these tools. The partnership also sees L’Oréal tapping into Shopee’s key interactive entertainment features such as Shopee LIVE and Shopee Slice to deepen consumer engagement.
  • L’Oréal’s AI and AR-powered tools, Shopee BeautyCam by ModiFace and Effaclar Spotscan by La Roche-Posay on Shopee’s platform will provide digitally-savvy consumers convenience, as well as an interactive and personalized shopping experience.
  • Partnership blends digital innovation with e-commerce in response to increasing demand for mobile self-diagnostic tools to help shoppers discover their individual beauty and skincare needs.
AI and AR-powered tools for the empowered online shopperWith more consumers entrusting mobile self-diagnostic tools to help uncover what best suits them ,  the digital innovation tools, Shopee BeautyCam and Effaclar Spotcan on Shopee, will help consumers better understand their individual beauty and skincare needs as they shop online. With more than 95% of Shopee’s transactions occurring on mobile across the region, the partnership promises shoppers a seamless mobile shopping experience, from the use of L’Oréal’s mobile AI and AR-powered tools to discover products, to delivering the products right to their doorstep. The launch of these digital innovation tools is done in collaboration with both of L’Oréal’s make-up and skincare divisions.
 
The Shopee BeautyCam employs AR simulation to allow Shopee users try different shades of make-up, resulting in photo-realistic results in the form of a video or a selfie. To achieve this, ModiFace by L’Oréal uses AI-enabled shade calibration, AI-powered analysis of information provided by makeup brands, as well as images and descriptions available on social media. Launched during L’Oréal’s recent regional campaign with Shopee and in conjunction with International Lipstick Day in July, Shopee users were able to try the feature first on L’Oréal lipsticks. The proprietary technology will eventually be extended across other L’Oréal make-up products in the future across Southeast Asia.
“We are pleased to partner with Shopee to make our first acne diagnostics tool, the Effaclar Spotscan by La Roche-Posay, available to users across Southeast Asia. This AI-powered tool helps users make more educated skincare choices based on their own unique skin type, all in the comfort of their own homes with the Shopee app. Together with Shopee, we are committed to empowering users and making lives better with innovative technology.” ~Ninell Sobiecka, Vice President, Active Cosmetics Division, APAC
 
L’Oréal’s other AI-powered digital innovation tool, Effaclar Spotscan, harnesses artificial intelligence technology to offer users instant, personalized and professional acne analyses. Users are awarded an acne score and are given a personalized Effaclar routine with specific skincare tips to best tackle their acne spots. Featured during selected campaigns, the tool was launched in conjunction with other in-app activations such as in-app dermatologist consultations. The feature was successfully launched in Singapore, Vietnam and Taiwan, and will continue to be rolled out in select markets in the coming months.
“We are thrilled to partner with Shopee to bring the Shopee BeautyCam by ModiFace to millions of users across the region and to reinvent the beauty industry. This technological innovation gives consumers the freedom and creativity to explore L’Oréal’s wide array of lipsticks and helps users learn more about what lipstick suits them best. All done within Shopee’s app, this provides users a convenient, effective and simple way to discover more make-up products as they make their next make-up purchase online.” ~Chris Driver, Commercial General Manager, Consumer Products Division, APAC

 
Interactive entertainment for a personalized online retail experience
Coupled with L’Oréal’s digital innovation tools, the partnership sees L’Oréal tapping into Shopee’s key interactive entertainment features such as Shopee LIVE, Shopee’s in-app live streaming feature, and Shopee Slice, a popular in-app game, to deepen engagement with consumers for a more personalized online retail experience. Through this, Shopee and L’Oréal are able to provide users higher entertainment value and benefits, as they learn more about L’Oréal’s extensive array of products, digital innovation tools, as well as make-up and skincare tips.
 
Shoppers can watch out for amazing deals and discounts up to 50% off on L’Oreal foundations and other products during L’Oreal Brand Day on August 10.
 
All L’Oréal, Maybelline, and Garnier make-up and skincare products can be found via their respective official stores on Shopee, under Shopee Mall, which offers 7-day returns, 100% authenticity, and free shipping .
 
Download the Shopee app for free on the App Store or Google Play Store.
 
 
 
 
 
 
About Shopee
Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. It is a platform tailored for the region, providing customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience through strong payment and logistical support. Shopee aims to continually enhance its platform and become the region’s e-commerce destination of choice.
Shopee has a wide selection of product categories ranging from consumer electronics to home & living, health & beauty, baby & toys, fashion and fitness equipment.
Shopee, a Sea company, was first launched in Singapore in 2015, and has since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Sea is a leader in digital entertainment, e-commerce and digital financial services across Southeast Asia. Sea's mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology, and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol SE. (https://shopee.sg/)
About L’Oréal
About L’Oréal L’Oréal has devoted itself to beauty for over 100 years. With its unique international portfolio of 36 diverse and complementary brands, the Group generated sales amounting to 26.9 billion euros in 2018 and employs 86,000 people worldwide. As the world’s leading beauty company, L’Oréal is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, pharmacies and drugstores, hair salons, travel retail, branded retail and e-commerce. Research and innovation, and a dedicated research team of 3,993 people, are at the core of L’Oréal’s strategy, working to meet beauty aspirations all over the world. L’Oréal’s sustainability commitment for 2020 “Sharing Beauty With All” sets out ambitious sustainable development objectives across the Group’s value chain. 
 

Monday, August 5, 2019

Peppa Pig Celebrations Live at the Theater Solaire 2019

 
 
Peppa Pig is a British preschool animated television series. Peppa Pig’s Celebration tells the story of how truly special it is to collect and treasure shared memories.
 
 

 
Circles Entertainment is bringing in our beloved Peppa Pig on a live performance which will be held on at The Theater at Solaire on August 24 & 25, 2019. There will be 2 shows per day, 2pm and another one at 5pm.
 
The play starts off as Peppa Pig arrives home to a special surprise Mummy Pig has been secretly working on. Peppa and George both too curious to wait, so Mummy Pig shares with them the surprise Family Photo Album, where they find a collection of precious pictures.
 

 
This charming 85-minute* live show, is filled with family fun, friendship, teamwork, giant bouncing balls, lots of new songs, surprises and of course, snorts of laughter! We will be taken on a fun musical journey to remember with some of the family’s favorite memories which we are certain the whole family will love.
 
 

Hurry and secure your tickets now at Ticket World via this link http://bit.ly/peppapig2019
 
 

The shows are supported by our partners: Dr. Kong Philippines, Business Mirror, Business World & Philippine Star.
 



 
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