CIS Bayad Center welcomes new CEO Lawrence Y. Ferrer

CIS Bayad Center, Inc., the biggest and widest multi-channel payment platform in the Philippines, has named Lawrence Y. Ferrer as its new Chief Executive Officer and President. Lawrence replaces Manuel L. Tuason who has retired after 15 years of being at the helm of Bayad Center, growing the company’s network of stores, strategic partners, franchise…

Watch the fabulous transformations of Min Ortiz, Dee Dee Holliday, Marina Summers, Vinas DeLuxe and Brigiding Gigi as they bring Netflix characters to life for Pride

This Pride Month, Netflix puts the spotlight on representation through a diverse slate of shows and films, as well as celebrating local queer talent. Netflix collaborated with five talented Filipino drag queens who showcased their skills by transforming into their favorite Netflix characters, head to toe. “Representation in the media is absolutely important for me…

Viva Andrada O’Flynn wins Covid Times Poetry Competition

Filipina Viva Andrada O’Flynn proves that even in times of COVID-19 inspiration can be found. Representing the Philippines, Viva recently was awarded as one of the winners of Covid Times Poetry Competition. A global multilingual competition, Covid Times Poetry Competition, emphasised oneness among all, breaking barriers of language, nationality and age. It unleashed poets to…

Darren Espanto named UNDP’s Youth Advocate

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed teenage singing sensation and actor, Darren Espanto as its very first celebrity Youth Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with focus on climate action, biodiversity conservation and youth empowerment. The multi-awarded singer/songwriter is being tapped to initially help UNDP in raising awareness on the roles children and…

A message from Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO

When Kamarudin and I started AirAsia nearly 20 years ago, we had a dream of allowing everyone the opportunity to fly. Sadly, that opportunity has now been taken away from us for now. It’s an uncertain time. Never could I have imagined it, no one could have predicted it and yet everyone has been touched…