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AirAsia PH Aims to Add More Digital Payment Options

AirAsia PH eyes to provide more digital payment options for travelers by tapping more e-wallet providers. This comes as the airline acknowledges the continued boom of digitalization in the Philippines amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. AirAsia PH recently partnered with fast-growing digital wallet GCash for future addtional online payment options for travelers. AirAsia […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 21st, 2021Related News

Anti Illegal Fishing Efforts in Region 7 Strengthened

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Central Visayas (BFAR)-7 collaborated with a non-government organization called the Anti-Crime and Community Emergency Response Team (ACCERT) to intensify the campaign against illegal fishing in the region. BFAR-7 Regional Director Dr. Allan Poquita and ACCERT President Dr. Miguel Ortiz signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) at the BFAR-7 […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 21st, 2021Related News

Paint the Town: Lapu-Lapu City Embarks in City Painting Project

Inline the 500th anniversary of the historical Battle of Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City will hold a simultaneous beautification project in the city. Around 500 painters will help paint the city, with civil groups including Alpha Kappa Rho (Akrho) and Philippine Eagles Club are ready to lend a hand on the city painting project. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 21st, 2021Related News

Cities of the Future: What Trends has WFH Model Brought to Urban-Living?

By Chris Connell, Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky Many crises cause societies to explore new opportunities, and the pandemic followed by the switch to WFH model is no exception. It is likely to accelerate underlying trends in urban living and enhance the quality of life for city-dwellers. Even though the pandemic isn’t over […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

World Vision, CWC Ink Agreement for Child Labor Initiative Project ACE

International child-focused organization World Vision and the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) recently signed, in a virtual ceremony, the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to closely work together for the Project Against Child Exploitation (Project ACE), funded by the United States Department of Labor (US-DOL). The signing event was graced online by various stakeholders […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

$40-M COVAX Plant to be Built in Bulacan

The COVID-19 vaccines (COVAX) maker Dr. Zen Biotech, Inc. plans to put up a manufacturing plant in First Bulacan Industrial Estate in Malolos City. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez presented the upcoming construction of the COVAX manufacturing facility on Thursday. Dr. Zen Biotech, Inc. Manufacturing plant will project cost is […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

Typhoon Bising Rapidly Intensifies while Approaching PH

Typhoon Bising continues to strengthen as it creeps closer to the Philippines with its last location being 705 km. east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its severe weather bulletin issued at 5 a.m. on Saturday that typhoon Bising is moving west-northwest at 20 […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

Prince Philip to Be Laid to Rest Today

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and late husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be laid to rest today, Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prince Philip died at age of 99 on the April 9, 2021 at Windsor Castle. He died two months short of his 100th birthday. The Duke of Edinburgh, born as Prince Philip of […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2021Related News

More Filipinos Open to Work Remotely — JobStreet New Report

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the working environment, many Filipinos have reportedly shown interest to work remotely while the willingness to work abroad decreases. Leading online job portal JobStreet has released its latest job report entitled Decoding Global Talent. More than 190 countries participated, including the Philippines, to determine people’s willingness to work […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 28th, 2021Related News

44% of Enterprises Have a Security Team Within Their Wider IT Department

Cybersecurity is managed by a dedicated department among half (52%) of enterprises, while only 20% of companies of this size have an in-house Security Operation Center (SOC) responsible for continuous monitoring and responding to security incidents. Yet, improving internal specialists’ expertise was listed as the second most important reason to increase the IT security budget […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 28th, 2021Related News

Wait For Your Turn, Follow Prioritization: DOH

After reports of non-medical frontliners getting vaccinated for COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) orders to strictly follow the approved prioritization framework. DOH and NTF said that there is only a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines intended for medical frontliners and health workers as they are more […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Get Your Game Face On and 'SpeakUpForNature in Earth Hour

The international gaming community is set to come together for Earth Hour: Your Turn–the first-ever collaborative global live streaming event of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Network. The virtual streaming series, which will run from March 13 to 28, aims to raise funds to support WWF’s environmental conservation efforts around the globe to […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Lenovo Holds First-ever EdVision Summit to Address Gap in Learning Under the New Normal

Global technology leader Lenovo held the inaugural virtual EdVision Summit to facilitate a platform for educators to share their experiences and best practices in education transformation under the new normal, brought in close collaboration with Microsoft and powered by Intel vPro®. As part of Lenovo’s ongoing commitment to education in the Philippines, the Summit allows […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Xiaomi Announces Price Drops for Its Redmi Note 9 Series

Save PHP 1,000 at Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 series price drops promo! Get a Redmi Note 9s 4GB + 64GB variant now for only PHP 9,490 or a 6GB + 128 GB variant for only PHP 10,490. You can also purchase a Redmi Note 9 Pro 6GB + 64 GB variant at PHP 10,990 or […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

CLI Continues to Build New Condos

Despite delays caused by the pandemic, the condominium industry is still lively for Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI). CLI said that the continued rise in demand for housing from young professionals and entrepreneurs is key to the sustained growth of the condo market in Cebu, per PNA. CLI also announced in a press briefing that they […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

World Bank: Time For PH to Tax Online/Digital Business Transactions

World bank urges the Philippines to start processing the collection of value-added tax (VAT) on online businesses and other digital transactions. Countries in asia like the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have lost $5 billion potential revenues due to the failure of applying VAT on digital transactions. Potential revenue losses may increase to […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Cebu Condo Demand Still Strong Amid Pandemic

The condominium housing demand in Metro Cebu is still doing very good, in fact it was labelled as “strong” despite the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), the strong demand on condo units mostly comes from mobile professionals and entrepreneurs. Cebu’s condo stocks as of the third quarter of last year was 45,000. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Investments Continue to Pour into PH amid Pandemic

The raging coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not enough of a reason to stop people from investing, as the government reports that investments on new business opportunities continue amid the pandemic. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr., recently said during a press briefing on Thursday that the reopening of the economy and the continuation of business […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Consolacion Starts Vaccination

The town of Consolacion in the northern part of Cebu starts their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. The vaccination took place at the Mendero Medical Center where 145 frontliners are subject for vaccination including the hospital’s CEO, Dr. Samuel Mendero III. Frontliners who were registered and subject for vaccination will be divided into three […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 16th, 2021Related News

SEC Online Submission Tool Now Live

Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched its online submission tool (OST) which will accept different reports such as financial statements (AFS), general information sheet (GIS), and other important annual reports. All of these documents were submitted in person to the SEC before the launching of the OST, which allows for the submission of different […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 16th, 2021Related News