Shangri-La Plaza welcomes back mall guests

Shangri-La Plaza opened its doors as the MECQ commenced last May 16. Following the latest IATF guidelines for the Modified ECQ, the mall is operating within slightly reduced business hours, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, daily. Proper measures are currently in place to ensure the health and safety of both mall guests and employees with…

Acer launches online store with free delivery at any point in the Philippines for every purchase

The Covid-19 pandemic has strongly impacted the retail market globally. This unprecedented event forced consumers to accomplish school and office work at home. Students are now taking classes and examinations online while the majority of the workforce are currently doing virtual events, online meetings, and remote team activities. With the whole world either quarantined or…

Skin Magical extends helping hand to employees, frontliners

When the government placed the entire island of Luzon under enhanced community quarantine starting March 17, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Skin Magical, headed by Founder and Chief Operating Officer Ghie Pangilinan, and its subsidiaries wasted no time and extended a helping hand to their employees, distributors, franchisees, the community and frontliners in health…

foodpanda opens in Zamboanga, Palo, Leyte and more cities

foodpanda, the biggest online food ordering and delivery service in the Philippines, has reached another milestone this month by adding delivery services to certain cities, beginning in Zamboanga in Mindanao and Palo City in the Visayas. Additionally, the wait will be over as the famous delivery service fleet of pink riders is also coming soon…

Smart’s LTE-powered network passes the COVID test

Cebu City fish seller Nhylon Abella was one of the many Filipinos whose livelihood was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep her business afloat, Abella did what many people have had to do when life was put under lockdown — go online. Today, she does business via her mobile phone: advertising her fish stocks…

Load retailers benefit from Smart mobile stores

Are you having trouble buying load because of the quarantine? Try the jeepalengkes. Mobile subscribers and “ka-partner” retailers can now access reloading stations even while under ECQ, thanks to the initiatives of local government units and Smart Communications, Inc (Smart). To help make its service more widely available even under ECQ, Smart has started working…

Taiwan Excellence Brings Remote Video Conferencing and Education Appliances and Solutions

Taiwan Excellence, the international promotional campaign of the Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), introduced recently a top-class suite of Remote Video Conferencing solutions. In a livestream press conference, TAITRA showcased several breakthrough solutions from Taiwan that will support the growing trend in Remote Video Conferencing for work and education.…