Investing with Smarts and Grace: JR Papel

“My dad retired from government service at the age of 60 then studied law. He was able to finish it at 66 years old. Two Doctorate degrees, two Masteral degrees, and — at the age of 60-plus, he still managed to get his Law degree.” Listening to JR Papel talk about his father, one feels…

Beautéderm welcomes 2021 with Dingdong Dantes

BEAUTéDERM Corporation continues to level-up and spread good vibes this 2021 as it formally welcomes Dingdong Dantes to its illustrious roster of A-List endorsers as the official brand ambassador of Beautéderm Cristaux Supreme. Cristaux Supreme is an FDA-Notified product that increases collagen synthesis that lifts and moisturizes the skin; whitens the skins; minimizes skin puffiness;…

PLDT, Smart champion mental health in the time of COVID-19

To help Filipinos overcome the challenges of the pandemic, the country’s largest integrated telco PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) championed mental health initiatives to support and help promote the need for mental wellness. “In PLDT and Smart, we cultivate a culture of empathy that enables our employees to find comfort, especially…

Champion expands its presence in the Philippines

Champion, a heritage lifestyle brand that has seen a resurgence in popularity among streetwear and sportswear fans, is expanding its presence in the Philippines, starting with a series of store openings in the last quarter of 2020. Their products are also available online at www.anthem.com.ph. Champion opened its first brick-and-mortar store on October 8th at…

SMDC | Investing in the Time of Covid-19

Overseas Filipino, Filipino expat, Filipino overseas community leader. There are many things we may call Ben Lebig, Jr., yet when you meet him, albeit virtually, his humility and spirit will immediately win your respect. Ben is a family man, an executive with oil giant Chevron, an entrepreneur, an advocate, and a happy SM Development Corporation…