Carmudi Secures $25M In New Funding for Asia and Latin America

Carmudi, a leading car classified site backed by Rocket Internet, has raised $25 million to strengthen its operations in Asia and Latin America. Investors include Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Ooredoo, Holtzbrinck Ventures, a leading consumer internet investor, Tengelmann Ventures, a division of international multi-sector retailer Tengelmann Group, and a private investor.…

Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Sky Ranch

Good fortune, positive karma, and a blessed year – these are the things that the Chinese New Year heralds, and why Filipinos have taken this holiday to heart and celebrated it along with our Tsinoy brothers and sisters. The Chinese New Year is not just about the fireworks (which can be and are always spectacular),…

Manila Pavilion Hotel’s Year of the Wood Sheep Festivities

Manila Pavilion Hotel celebrates the Year of the Wood Sheep with its Chinese goodies offering and a special Oriental-themed cuisine at the hotel’s interactive lifestyle restaurant, Seasons. Walk your way to the delightful goodness of Asian cuisine as Manila Pavilion’s seasoned chefs stir up one’s dining experience in a delightful staging of artfully-prepared Chinese specialties.…

BEMAC Philippines Opens Electric Vehicle Production Plant in Carmona Cavite

BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Inc. recently inaugurated its assembly plant in Carmona Cavite. Attended by its President Masato Oda and the directors of BEMAC- Uzushio Electric of Japan and witnessed by Philippine government officials from the Department of Trade and Industry Prudencio Reyes Jr., LTO Executive Director Giovanni Gonzales, BOI Director Corazon Dichosa and Carmona…

Plan the Long Weekends of 2015 Ahead

The government has declared 8 long weekends caused by holiday this 2015. Getting to know when these long weekends will fall is important so you can plan your vacation, or staycation, ahead. With this, KakaoTalk, one of the leading messaging application in the world, comes up with an infographic that pins down these long weekends…

Binalot Now Serves Sinugba, Kinilaw, Laswa

For the Lenten season, Binalot has chosen favorite dishes from the Visayas region: Bangus Sinugba, Kinilaw na Isda and Laswa. Healthy favorites from the South will be offered at selected Binalot branches starting February 18, Ash Wednesday and throughout the Lenten Season. Sinugba means “grilled”, Kilaw means “vinegared” and Laswa means boiled vegetables. The bangus…

Boracay Water Constructs P86-M Transmission Line

Boracay Water, the water and used water service provider of the Island of Boracay, began the construction of the Nabaoy Transmission Line that will increase water supply capacity from 14.5 million liters per day (MLD) to 20 MLD in the opening of February. The P86-million project includes the construction of a 400-millimeter diameter ductile iron…

Top 8 Asian Student Entrepreneurs Named at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

The Philippine Chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization has recently hosted the Asian Regional Finals of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, bringing together finalists from eight participating Asian countries—China, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, and Singapore. The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for student entrepreneurs who actively run a business.…

WWF: New Wind Farms to Help Bridge 2015 Power Shortage

  New wind farms in Ilocos Norte and Panay have added 303 MW to the country’s power supply, helping cushion consumers from a projected power shortage this March. Climate change solutions-provider World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) welcomed the timely start of operations for the new wind farms in Guimaras and Ilocos Norte. Its Seize…

Håfa Adai! Guam Awaits You For Your Next Vacation

Just three and a half hour away from Manila lies a destination that will surely make you fall in-love with the neo-island lifestyle. Guam offers every Filipino traveler a unique yet familiar vacation destination with its exquisite showcase of culture coupled with exotic beaches, breath-taking scenery and world-class duty-free shopping. Located West of the Pacific, in…