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Everyone’s excited to visit and take a peek in the newest and hippest lifestyle mall in Quezon City, the Ayala Vertis North. It’s been tagged as the First Millennial Mall in the Philippines, with the “free-spirited, wired and socially active” individuals as the main target market. As the trendsetter for modern fashion, food and fun, and a place...

Have you heard of color therapy? There is such a thing like this when colors affect your mood and you get better at things when you see or wear a particular color, say your favorite one. What if you find a store where everything is color-coordinated and arranged in such a neat fashion? Women, most especially, are fond of colors, and no wonder, my girls and I, had...

After a series of presscons and roadshows, July 21 became a great day for 1 million Filipinos as Cebuana Lhuillier celebrated its accomplishment in reaching its target number of microinsurance protected citizens. The National Pilipino Protektado Day had been a milestone worthy to be waited as Cebuana Lhuillier gave away one million free microinsurance to different sectors of the community, with priority to those who are in the marginalized sector. In fact, much bigger than that, the company’s vision is to build disaster-resilient...

Nearly one-third of Filipino children are deprived of health care, safe water, clean toilet facilities, decent shelter, nutritious food and education. And almost 4-million Filipino children are classified as out-of-school youth. Numerous reasons contributed to this prevalent problem like insufficient family income, child labor, teen marriage, illness, disability, inaccessibility to schools and high cost of education. Consequently, these factors inhibit the proper learning, development and value information of a child. With this, Robinsons...

Volunteering for community projects is not only for the philanthropists or employed social workers. Being a part of social projects which benefit the society, specifically those who belong to the less privileged communities, can be a passion for full-time and employed workers. When you give back or something from yourself, including time, this doesn’t only benefit the receivers of the good will, but you also gain valuable experience from the act itself. As personal experiences and even the world’s largest organization for volunteer...

Fondly known as the “Bossing of the Masses,” Vic Sotto will continue to be the face behind the “Kapartner ng Praktikal na Nanay at Bossing” brand identity of the Hanabishi line of home products, as he recently renewed his endorsement contract with the company.The well-loved actor, television show host, and film producer has been promoting Hanabishi since 2015, and has been especially active in building it up as a line of products perfectly suitable for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Chest-type freezers, heavy-duty juicers...

Jolly University recently held a special block screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 17, 2015 at SM Megamall Cinema 7. This was in cooperation with Modworld Productions who had organized several hit block screening events and movie premieres for charity and promotional activities within this year.Jolly University, a learning program that enriches culinary students to become food industry champions, celebrates it’s 3rd year, harnessing the students’ skills through cooking competitions while equipping them with...