Saturday, December 29, 2018

Tan Jr. Charts “Sustainable” Future of LT Group

Lucio K. Tan, Jr., president and chief operating officer, Tanduay Distillers Inc.

Lucio K. Tan Jr. gave a glimpse of the sustainable future that the companies under the Lucio Tan (LT) Group will undertake and emphasized the need to develop clean and renewable energy projects during the company’s recent year-end gathering.
 
In his customary year-end message, Tan Jr. encouraged his company executives to develop an ability to “go on offensive business mode” to adopt to a changing world advocating technologies that are environmentally-responsible and help ease the impacts of climate change.
 
“Our thrust is to participate and develop clean and renewable energy projects for our sustainability...reduce our carbon footprint to underscore our commitment to help mitigate the effects of climate change. I believe this is incumbent upon us as a responsible corporate entity, where we can invest in technologies that will unravel economic opportunities for the group and our employees,” said the president and COO of Tanduay Distillers.
 
Located in a 10-hectare plant, Asian Alcohol Corp. was the second largest distillery in the Philippines. The plant houses alcohol aging and wastewater treatment facilities, which converts distillery waste into biogas energy for its power requirements. It used to have a daily rated capacity of 210, 000 liters of quality ethyl alcohol.
With this development, Tan Jr. said, Asian Alcohol Corp. is expected to be patterned after the success of Absolut Distillers Inc. in Batangas, which has made more than Php880M from its bioethanol operations since 2015.

“Kapitan (Lucio Tan Sr.) made a strategic move to take one step backward in the hope of moving forward, a strategy that teaches us how to realize our future by our sacrifices of today. Next year, Asian Alcohol will begin its biofuel production. Like Absolut Distillers, it will blaze new paths and return to its old glory,” he divulged.
 
On the other hand, he also revealed, Absolut Distillers has commissioned a six-effect evaporator as part of its continuous improvement and wastewater treatment upgrade. Next year, a pot still distillery will be added to its operation together with a small mill.
Lucio K. Tan, Jr., president and chief operating officer, Tanduay Distillers Inc.

For Tanduay Distillers, according to him, this coming year, the company is expected to sell 20 million cases. Part of the growth plans are Tanduay’s more aggressive operations in pursuing the Luzon market and continued exploration of markets outside the country.
 
“I cannot wait to find out how we will fare against the best of the best. Tanduay will grow its assets to compete and be even more relevant in the liquor industry,” he said.
 
He also divulged that one of the companies under the group, Macroasia, will be going into "full blast" next year.
 
“Macroasia is going full blast with our thrust to address the future of water…our Chairman (Lucio Tan Sr.) has already been building dams to compliment the farmers with their harvest up north. We are now investing more on this valuable liquid,” he added.
 
Tan Jr. recalled the hardwork and dedication of his father Lucio C. Tan, who is the man behind the success of the companies under the LT Group, but stressed the need to “deliver the future of the Group.”
 
“I believe that the world opens up to those who know where they are going,” he said, adding that, “So, let us, as one company, stay focused, and get this dream going towards our goals.”
 
 The younger Tan revealed the revival of Asian Alcohol Corp. next year. It can be recalled that the operation of the Bacolod-based facility was temporarily suspended eight years ago.
 
 
 

Friday, December 28, 2018

SM Hypermarket is the anchor tenant for 8990’s Php452-million mall in Tondo



8990 Holdings, Inc., one of the fastest-growing real estate developers in the country and listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol “HOUSE,” has partnered with the SM Group, making SM Hypermarket its anchor tenant for Deca Mall, its Php 452-million community mall set to open in the second quarter of 2019 in Tondo, Manila.

Occupying 3,073 square meters, SM Hypermarket will offer a wide array of both food and non-food products. This is in response to varying lifestyle needs of Urban Deca Homes Manila residents and those in surrounding areas. The two-storey Deca Mall will host up to 450 small and medium enterprise (SME) tenants. It has a total gross area of 18,000 square meters and a gross leasable area of 14,547 square meters.

Deca Mall is located within Urban Deca Homes Manila, a 13-tower residential complex offering over 13,000 units with an estimated sales value of Php 20 billion. Situated in an 8.4-hectare property, it is the first large scale mixed-use development to rise in Tondo.

Targeting residents of Tondo and those living in the Port Area, Intramuros, Divisoria and the Camanava (Caloocan-Malabon-Navotas-Valenzuela) area, Urban Deca Homes Manila addresses the housing needs in the most densely-populated area in Metro Manila.

“By bringing in SM Hypermarket as the anchor tenant of Deca Mall, Urban Deca Homes residents and those from the environs no longer have to travel far for their everyday shopping needs,” says 8990 Holdings president and chief executive officer Willie J. Uy. “Ultimately, it’s all about delivering convenience and a better quality of life for ManileƱos.”

Century Park Hotel to Celebrate the New Year With a Pool Party


Manila, Philippines – As Christmas is fast-approaching, plans are also underway to celebrate New Year’s Eve, the second merriest day of the year in the Philippines.  With everyone juggling their social schedules between parties left and right, Century Park Hotel (CPH),  one of the finest hotels in Manila, has made New Year’s Eve planning convenient and more exciting for you.

Say “Aloha!” to 2019! Welcome the New Year with a rockin’ pool party at the hotel’s Palm Grove from 10:00PM onwards.  For only P1,200 (adults) and P700 (kids), guests can enjoy the hotel’s temperature-controlled pool at their leisure while waiting for 2019 to ring in.  What’s more, the tickets come with drinks, food and a live band. Now that is a truly unique way of waiting for the clock to strike midnight!

Going for a staycation? CPH has also prepared a New Year’s Room Package for the discerning guest.  Starting at P6,500net one can take advantage of a Superior Room, breakfast for two and New Year tickets for two.  De Luxe Rooms can be availed at P7,500net while Jr. Superior Rooms are available at P8,500net with the same package inclusions (Superior Room). 
 
“We want to welcome the New Year with style. A swim party is a truly different way of welcoming 2019.  When everyone attends parties or just stay at home for the occasion, here at Century Park Hotel, one can enjoy staying in and partying at the same time.  We are the only outdoor temperature-controlled pool in Manila and we want our guests to enjoy it especially on this special day,” said General Manager Anthony Tan.

The New Year’s Room Package is exclusively available on December 31, 2018 only.
  
Launched in 1976, the Century Park Hotel remains as one of the finest hotels in Manila. It is owned and operated by Maranaw Hotels and Resort Corporation and enjoys a mix of local and international patrons. The renowned establishment has over 500 rooms in varied types and facilities for a complete dining and leisure experience. To know more about Century Park Hotel, visit www.centurypark.com or contact information@centurypark.com.ph and telephone number: (632) 528-8888.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Maxicare - Automated healthcare at its finest

Automated healthcare at its finest

Top executives of Manila Doctors Hospital and Maxicare Healthcare Corporation recently gathered together at the 2nd floor of Manila Doctors in Ermita, Manila to inaugurate the newest Maxicare HealthHub, a one-stop health hub that utilizes cutting-edge technology to streamline the process of going for a medical consultation.


The Maxicare health pod offers members a convenient and time-saving way of getting their LOA (letter of authorization). It is a fully automated system that manages patient queuing and makes gathering of initial vital signs quick, accurate and hassle-free.


A new-generation of self-service, the Maxicare HealthHub is an HMO-owned healthcare system especially designed for members to access their benefits in a most relaxing and convenient way.


Leading the inauguration were Maxicare president & CEO Christian Argos, medical vice president and medical director Erlinda Tiuseco, vice president for marketing Artemio Rillo, vice president for operations Sylvia Stolk, customer experience consultant Rihard Vanags, and Manila Doctors Hospital president Elizabeth Dantes, vice president and assistant medical director Dr. Nelson Abelardo, first vice president and hospital director Dr. Hian Ho N. Kua.

The Maxicare HealthHub is located at the 2nd floor of Manila Doctors Hospital in Ermita, Manila. Drop by anytime between 8 AM to 5 PM.


Maxicare Healthcare Corporation: One of the pioneers in the health maintenance organization (HMO) industry was established in 1987 by an esteemed group of doctors and businessmen with the vision to deliver a better healthcare system. Three decades later, Maxicare has progressed into becoming the No. 1 HMO* in the country, continuously providing comprehensive healthcare programs via its wide network of medical providers and strengthened customer support. Maxicare has more than 1.2 Million Members, more than 56,000 affiliated Doctors, more than 1,000 affiliated Hospitals and Clinics, 3,800 Dental providers, 8 Primary Care Centers and 13 Helpdesks, 9 Satellite Offices, 5 Exclusive Wings.











Wednesday, December 19, 2018

ITD World empowers CEOs, business leaders to become life, innovation, executive coaches

ITD World president and CEO Dr. Peter Chee talks about how executives should listen with empathy, ask the right questions, and encourage and appreciate people to effectively coach their employees towards achieving sustainable success and holistic happiness.


Top-level leaders, entrepreneurs, and HR, organizational development and training professionals discovered different life coaching, innovation coaching, and executive coaching techniques during the CEO, HR, and Senior Leaders Conference held at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria in Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

The one-day conference is an ITD Mega Guru event that featured world-renowned executive coach Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, ITD World president and CEO Dr. Peter Chee, and ITD World Philippines country head Serely Alcaraz as they shared insights on how executives can achieve ultimate results and happiness not only in their jobs but also in their personal lives.

Life coaching
The 1st Asian ranked among the top 6 global coaching gurus, Dr. Chee engaged participants on how strategic coaching, executive coaching, and life coaching can be used to achieve sustainable success and holistic happiness. Emphasizing on life coaching as the key to sustainable and holistic love, happiness, and success, the ITD World president and CEO shared six “must do’s” for executives as a life coaching tool: listen fully and deeply, ask the right questions, appreciate and encourage, use positive voice and body language, simplify and focus on what’s important, and move to action and commitment.

Dr. Chee noted there are three important life coaching must do’s that Filipinos can adopt— encourage and appreciate people, ask the right questions, and listen with empathy. “The coach makes the coachee feel like a champion by appreciating and encouraging them, and by asking them the right questions to unleash their power and unlimited potential. Through listening to them with empathy, a coach can really pull out what’s best in them.”

Innovation coaching
Leaders play a crucial role in coaching to achieve breakthrough results in product development and service improvement. For #1 master trainer and ITD World chief coach Alcaraz, this begins with establishing an innovation coaching culture within an organization. This includes crafting an innovation strategy, championing innovation, allocating resources, developing innovation skills, providing management rewards and metrics, cultivating the culture, involving the enterprise, and collaborating with customers and stakeholders.

The second step in innovation coaching is ideation or generating creative ideas that can improve an organization’s product, service, process, or strategy, even in the face of competition. Among the ideation methods presented were mind mapping, wherein Alcaraz challenged executives to not only “think outside of the box” but to completely remove the “box” in coming up with ideas and solutions. Through a short exercise, the attendees were also introduced to Brainwriting, an activity where people in a group take turns in providing new and unique ideas on a key topic.

Alcaraz also talked about SCAMMPERR, a set of innovation techniques that can help executives find new ways to improve their product or service. SCAMMPERR stands for substitute, combine, adapt, magnify, modify, put to another use, eliminate, rearrange, and reverse.

The third step in innovation coaching involves subjecting selected ideas to “throughputs”, a development cycle wherein product ideas undergo research and refinement, rapid prototyping, testing, further research and refinement, solution development, pilot testing, additional research and refinement, and launch. “Throughputs is not so much about being thorough. Aim for quick wins. Don’t take too long about doing this because you still have results evaluation and building customer acceptance which is equally important in introducing a new product or service,” Alcaraz cautioned.

Executive coaching
In his executive coaching session, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith focused on improving or changing a person’s behavior as he talked about the feedforward exercise as a tool for coaching and learning from employees. It encourages leaders, decision makers and people from all levels of the organization to let go of the past and focus on future goals, offer ideas and help as much as they can, and listen to suggestions without judging and learn as much as they can.
World-renowned executive coach, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, talks about the advantage of the feedforward exercise, as it teaches business leaders and entrepreneurs to focus on future goals and get as much help and learning as they can, especially from their employees.

The best-selling author also outlined guidelines on how everyone in an organization can change their behavior and develop themselves to become good leaders, at work and at home. The guidelines include asking others how one can be a better person, listening to suggestions or advice, thinking things first before doing something, thanking others for their help, responding to suggestions through positive actions, involving support groups to help achieve their goals, changing for the better, and following up on the goals.

Among these, Dr, Goldsmith sees three guidelines that Filipinos can readily adopt—asking, responding, and following up on suggestions. “Filipinos tend to be hesitant to give negative feedback, face-to-face. So, I like confidential feedback and if leaders ask for these, it is very important to teach them how to respond to feedback, to talk about what they want to improve. Then on the follow-up, especially important here is what I call a feedforward, where they ask for ideas which is much more positive.”

The CEO, HR, and Senior Leaders Conference was presented by ITD World, the global leadership development expert, with event partners IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines, Philippine Society for Training & Development, Asia Select Culture Solutions Company, Stratworks Marketing Communications and National Book Store, and exclusive media partner ANC. For inquiries, email itdmanila@itdworld.com, call (632) 887-7428, or visit www.itdworld.com.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Jack 'n Jill Piattos introduces the New limited Edition Spicy Seafood Aquaman packs

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Last December 14, 2018  - block screening of the highly anticipated DC Aquaman Movie  is hosted by our favorite hexagonal potato crisp Jack 'n Jill Piattos and launches the latest taste of spicy seafood flavor found in the Newest Limited-Edition Aquaman packs. The Jack 'n Jill Piattos Spicy Seafood variant comes in four limited-edition designs featuring characters from the DC Aquaman movie. 

Before heading to Cinema 12, we had our lunch to the home of DC Comic Characters. The DC SUPERHEROES CAFE.











Viewers got to experience first the newest flavor of Piattos while entertained watching AQUAMAN.
The taste of spicy seafood is perfect for this movie and it's very tasty and crispy. The right blend of spices, sweetness and seafood flavor combined together for a complete snack experience just like the movie that is full of action and excitement. 

Jack 'n Jill Piattos brings an exciting way to enjoy snack time with its new flavor, Spicy Seafood. Now, you can delight in your favorite hexagonal potato crisps with the savory taste of seafood with just the right kick of spice. 

No matter what you feel like doing, this new treat from the well-loved snack brand is an ideal companion to make your personal time or #PiattosTime more fun and enjoyable. Binge-watch on your favorite movies as you savor the crispy and flavorful Jack 'n Jill Piattos Spicy Seafood. 

Enjoy the spicy seafood goodness of your much-loved potato crisps now. Hurry and grab the limited-edition Jack 'n Jill Piattos Spicy Seafood Aquaman packs in leading groceries and supermarkets nationwide. 


For updates on the new offering, follow Jack 'n Jill Piattos official Facebook page (@PiattosTime).


Philippines paves the way for functional medicine in SEA through the first IFM conference in the region


Functional Medicine is experiencing a rapid development across the globe. In the Philippines, LifeScience Institute (LSI) champions this approach through various initiatives to educate, train and pursue research on Functional Medicine.

LSI collaborated with The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) to bring the first Advancing Functional Medicine (AFM) Conference in Southeast Asia, happening on November 16 and 17, at the Enderun Colleges in Taguig City.

With the theme “Uncovering the Interconnections Between Inflammation, the Gastrointestinal Tract and Toxic Exposure,” it brings together over 300 local and international doctors and other allied health professionals to talk about the underlying causes of complex chronic diseases through the Functional Medicine model.



The conference is the first of its kind in the Southeast Asian region. It will put the spotlight on the whole-body approach of Functional Medicine, which will equip doctors and patients to understand the body in its holistic sense.

This primary care approach looks at the whole body to provide long-term health solutions instead of targeting specific parts for short-term fixes. It determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root cause of the disease and see how the body responds to the environment and lifestyle.


Through the conference, more allies in the medical field will understand the core principles of this health paradigm. It will delve into the mechanisms of diseases to know how to reverse them and will tackle topics such as the often overlooked gut health, intestinal permeability, and the immune and neurologic function and their effects on one’s overall well-being.

IFM’s very own Lisa Portera-Perry, MD, Michael Stone, MD, and Robert Luby, MD, will be conducting the talks throughout AFM.

As the purveyor of Functional Medicine in the Philippines, LSI vows to continue its advocacy in spreading awareness on the significance of this medical approach, with LSC as its partner. Should you wish to know more about Functional Medicine or to sign up for AFM, you may contact LSI at (0917) 829 7075 or visit www.lsi-sea.org and LSC at (0917) 573 5433 and www.lifescience.ph. To sign up for AFM, you may reach LSI through the contact details above.


About LifeScience Institute
Our vision is a re-imagined 21st century health ecosystem addressing the root-causes of complex chronic disease. Our mission is to elevate the standard of care for healthcare practitioners to improve the assessment and management of underlying causes of complex chronic disease. We provide medical education and training for both health practitioners and patients about the assessment and management of complex chronic conditions. We support health practitioners in their journey of transition into the Functional Medicine perspective by providing introductory courses, mentoring programs, and case-based learning activities that are adapted to the Southeast Asian region.

About LifeScience Center
We all deserve modern primary care whose mission is to help us lead a happier, healthier life. No countless visits to different doctors, no buffet of medications, and no multiple diagnoses. LifeScience Center deviates from the old system of medical care to provide you personalized and preventive treatments. What makes LifeScience Center unique in today’s healthcare is how it champions genuine doctor-patient relationships. Simply put, your LifeScience care team will guide you on what to take out, what to put in, and it will let your body’s intelligent system do the rest to truly heal.



AXA Philippines wins big at 16th Philippine Quill Awards


AXA Philippines, led by president and CEO Rahul Hora (second from right), won seven awards at the 16th Philippine Quill Awards.

AXA Philippines, one of the country’s leading insurance companies, was a big winner at the recently concluded 16thPhilippine Quill Awards held at the Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom, taking home a total of seven awards in three categories.

“Winning these awards is a major achievement for AXA Philippines and we are proud of those who were part of these campaigns,” said Rahul Hora, AXA Philippines president and CEO.“This will serve as our motivation to create more meaningful campaigns that will help empower people to live the lives they choose.”

Under the Digital Communications category, AXA Philippines won five awards for its entries, “Your Digital Selling Companion: Boosting digital maturity and agent productivity through AXA Solutions Native App” (Excellence Award), “AXA is changing the online customer journey: Revamping the AXA Philippines Corporate Website” (Excellence Award), “SmartTraveller microsite: Flying high with AXA’s travel insurance” (Merit Award), “Making insurance easy to manage through MyAXA App” (Merit Award),and “Workplace Launch: Fostering One AXA through a Virtual Community” (Merit Award).

AXA credits its digital tools – some of which are the themes of the campaigns above – as its biggest growth driver last year, enabling them to exceed industry growth and that of competitors by leaps and bounds. Smart Traveller, on the other hand, is a travel insurance that is solely available online.

The company also won “AXA Philippines Diversity and Inclusion Campaign” (Excellence Award) which highlighted the culture of acceptance within the organization, under the Internal Communication category; and “Corporate Responsibility Week: AXA Hearts in Action” (Merit Award) for the Employee Engagement category.AXA Hearts in Action is the leading global insurer’s international volunteer program.

Organized by The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippines, The Philippine Quill Awards is the country’s highest and most comprehensive awards in business communication.

For more information, visit www.axa.com.ph.


Announcing the “KTM BGC Custom Bike Competition 2018 winners”.



KTM BGC Custom Bike Competition 2018 winners. Albert Narciso, Jovs Mejias, and Alex Nocom were declared winners in the recently concluded KTM BGC Custom Bike Competition 2018, which was held in time for KTM BGC’s second anniversary. Besting other contestants, Narciso won in the All Original Category, Mejias in the Freestyle Category and in the Motul Voter’s Choice, and Nocom also in the Motul Voter’s Choice. The All Original Category showcases KTM motorcycles customized with original KTM accessories while the Freestyle Category allows for modifications and upgrades and is not limited to original KTM parts and accessories. The KTM BGC Custom Bike Competition 2018 was open to all KTM owners. Photo shows (L-R) Jovs Mejias, KAMMI managing director and COO Luca Martin and KTM BGC general manager Manu Sandejas.

“Sweet and Savory delights this Christmas from Discovery Suites”


Sweet and Savory delights this Christmas from Discovery Suites This Holiday season, indulge in exceptional Christmas goodies, or make your gift-giving extra special with sweet and savory treats from Discovery Suites! 

Choose from a fine selection of pastries such as Christmas cookies and chocolate pralines, bottled sauces, salad dressings, and wine that is sure to delight and satisfy even the most discriminating palate. Even better, why not give a well-curated Christmas hamper that offers the best of everything? 

These items are available at the Discovery Suites lobby from 11am to 7pm.  For more information, call Discovery Suites at (+632) 719-8888 you may email them at food.bev@ds.discovery.com.ph.

Christmas Ambassador Jose Mari Chan and Shopee Donate 1 Million to San Juan Nepumuceno School

Karen Perez, Head of Operations of Shopee Philippines, and Jose Mari Chan, Shopee’s Christmas Ambassador presenting a cheque to a representative from San Juan Nepomuceno School

Due to the overwhelming success of Shopee's 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, Shopee the leading e-commerce platform  together with its Christmas Ambassador Jose Mari Chan, ran a donation drive where all proceeds from the sale of Jose Mari Chan’s Going Home to Christmas album via the JMC Music Official Store on Shopee would go towards the funding of the San Juan Nepomuceno School’s educational and renovation programs. Jose Mari Chan, With the help of users, Shopee raised a total of 500,000 from the sale of the album. This amount was matched dollar for dollar by Jose Mari Chan, amounting to a total of 1 Million donated to the school.

“I am so pleased to be helping a school that we’ve been supporting for a long time. I am grateful to be part of the Shopee family. This has been a very fulfilling experience and I would like to thank everyone for their warm support,” said Jose Mari Chan

Terence Pang, Chief Operating Officer, Shopee, said, “Shopee would like to thank our users for joining us in this meaningful cause. We are heartened by the response received and by Jose Mari Chan’s heart-warming generosity. This quarter has been extremely fulfilling for Shopee as we not only clocked in major milestones with the success of our of Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, but also continued to do our part for the local community.”

The final wave of the Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale concluded on a high note with the Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. On 12 December, Shopee saw over 12 million orders across the region, surpassing all past records including the recent Shopee 11.11 Big Sale. In the Philippines, Mobile and Accessories, Health and Personal Care, and Women’s Apparel were the top three most popular categories. Leading brands, including Maybelline, the SM Store, Xiaomi, and Pampers emerged as favourites amongst users.


For more information, https://shopee.ph/
Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.

Friday, December 7, 2018

SIF the newest Grooming Booking App in the Philippines


Grooming is our best asset especially when we are applying for a job and in fact it is primarily requirements of a company. We can commonly see it their ads  "Apply With Pleasing Personality". Going to Barber shop or parlor is a must for everyone to keep our appearance in proper. When you look good, you feel good! and If you feel good, you are confident of yourself. It gives you comfort and happiness when you please someone because of your well-groomed looks.



Nowadays, going to barber shop or parlor takes more time and you are going to face inconvenience because of so many circumstances ahead of you like traffic and sometimes a long queue of waiting for your turn. More time is been wasted which affect our productivity in our daily life. 
Good Thing! A new App has been invented to relieve our stress from grooming needs. Introducing SIF from Luggin Digital Ventures Inc. (LDVI), a mobile app development company focused on consumer convenience announced the launch of its new app for Android and IOS devices. SIF is the country's first grooming on-demand and pampering app.

Our grooming and pampering needs is just a few clicks from our smartphones. The procedure is very easy similarly when we book our rides, food, services, and etc. Forget the long queue and traffic SIF is here, sit back & relax to your home and wait your service to come at your doorstep.

SIF will not only provide convenience for its consumers, it would also increase revenue opportunities for barbershop and salon professionals. within Metro Manila.


SIF is the country's first and only disruptor in the grooming and pampering industry. This on-demand app brings quality salon services with a push of a button. There is no more need to postpone haircut appointments due to heavy traffic, parking problems and, long queue. Hardworking professionals deserve a more efficient use of their time and receive the service when and where they need it.


Home service grooming will never be the same because of SIF. 

Just like Uber, consumers can easily book the service, enter their location and wait for SIF to deliver the salon to them anytime between 5:00am to 12:00 midnight.

The city gentleman can easily book anything from a haircut to a beard trim while the cosmopolitan lady can enjoy the convenience of getting a Makeup service to a mani-pedi treat. All of these while finishing work emails at home or spending time with the family.

LDVI with its Founder and CEO, Luigi Nunez, has acknowledged that Filipino consumers are leading increasingly hectic lifestyles, prompting them to demand convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives. In a society where consumers are increasingly on-the-go and the pressure to look neat and sharp is at an all-time high, it makes good sense to introduce an app addressing that need.



Our fellow bloggers own experience of the SIF service during the media launch. This is to show that the App is already working and ready for their service. Right now, SIF has only cover some major cities in the Metro Manila but eventually will expand their coverage to serve more customers.

About Luggin Digital Ventures Inc. 

SIF is the first app created by Luggin Digital Ventures Inc.- a mobile app development company which, provides ease and convenience to people from the hassles and frustrations of urban living.

For more information, visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sifhomeserviceapp 

Zuuki.com.Ph is the newest online shopping for the whole family


Zuuki is the newest promising E-Commerce platform which primarily aims to help boost the individual's businesses by optimizing their sales performance through marketing tools. Zuuki is run by 2CT Technologies Inc. A start-up business that offers comprehensive business management. 

For their first product, "Zuuki", their goal is to build an online marketplace for products and services and offer proprietary, omnicommerce solutions. 

Last December 06, 2018 Zuuki is recently held its first blogger's conference to discuss their future plans and what consumers can expect from their company. In addition to that, we had an opportunity to ask some few questions relative to their operations, and one of the answers I heard is about the designing of your own store that's quite interesting for sellers. Imagine the features that allow you to customize your store according to your style and passion. 

The name "Zuuki", pronounced as zu-ki', comes from the Filipino word "Suki", which means loyal or frequent customers. It has unique features and services that you will not find on any other website, providing a quality shopping experience for both buyers and sellers. 

For the Sellers, they will be able to streamline their processes and centralize their data by using an all-in-one platform so that will never miss an opportunity to make a sale; online or offline as the buyers experience seamless and hassle-free shopping. Zuuki aims to give to the sellers the sense of ownership and full control of their business. 

With Zuuki, sellers are provided with better tools to manage their business, including CRM, inventory, cross-platform integration, e-wallet, marketing, logistics, and payment system. Zuuki has partnered with established companies like Xpost for their fulfillment needs and Dragonpay as payment facility.

Mr. Tomy CEO of Zuuki is boasting that they have uniques features that other existing online business don’t have and eventually will continue developing new ideas so there is always new to expect from them. Right now, Zuuki is still on developing their app and will be soon available on Google Play and App Store by January 2019. 

The Zuuki website and facebook page can view now and can place your order online.
For more information, you can visit their Facebook official page at
https://www.facebook.com/ZuukiOfficial/

Visit their website at https://www.zuuki.com.ph/

Live a Plant-based lifestyle with The First-Ever Maxicare Veggie Fest 2019

In its mission to improve others’ quality of life, Maxicare encourages members and non-members alike to incorporate a variety of frui...