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We Bare Bears Bring Joy to SM City North Edsa this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as always at SM Supermalls. Every year, SM Malls come up with a festive theme celebrating the Christmas holiday season unique to each supermall. This year with the opening of the newest wing the North Towers at SM City North Edsa, the lovable WE BARE BEARS are around to bring smiles to kids and people who are young at heart. On December 14, the cute We Bare Bears brought smiles around the newly opened North Towers of SM City North Edsa. The North Towers now have over 60 tenants and lifestyle concept hubs that will provide SM patrons with more space for shopping, dining and family bonding especially this Christmas season. Kids of all ages will have a chance to have fun with We Bare Bears and enjoy various activities that will surely provide happy memories of the Christmas season. There will be We Bare Bears Meet and Greet schedules where kids can be with the lovable bears- Grizz, Ice   Bear and Pan Pan. Watch out fo

CONVERGE SPEED UPGRADE FREE for Existing and New Subscribers

Converge ICT Further Upgrades the Filipino Web Experience by Upgrading Plan Speeds For Free MANILA, December 5, 2018 | The country’s premiere fiber internet provider further cements its reputation as the Digital Game Changer by introducing one of the most important product rosters upgrades the Philippine telco industry have ever seen. Currently, Converge ICT subscribers have already been enjoying pure, end-to-end fiber internet connection. But as a testament to the company’s advocacy to upgrade the Filipino webscape, they are rolling out what is perhaps the most market-disruptive yet consumer-centric high plans offering in recent memory.  Starting December 6, the fiber internet provider will initiate upgrading the speeds of existing internet subscribers for free. In the new pricing strategy, Converge ICT subscribers of the 50 and 100 Mbps plans will receive a free upgrade to 75 and 120 Mbps , respectively. These speed upgrade will automatically be effective s

REX Team gets Praises at Oxford Education Conference

Manila, Philippines. During the International Conference of the International Association on Educational Assessment, a gathering of researchers and professionals in the field of education and learning technologies held in the U.K., a Filipina researcher´s presentation was cited by the conference´s keynote speaker, Dr. Arthur Graesser, as being ¨very contemporary,¨ a citation which reflects the Philippine education sector´s ongoing forays into developing 21st-century learning methods and tools for today´s young learners. "Dexter Ngo GM REX Institute for Student Excellence, Dr. Marilyn Balagtas Director of the Center for Research & Development at Philippine Normal University and REX Book Store Managing Director Danda Buhain-Garcia." The Filipina researcher lauded at the recent conference was Dr. Marilyn U. Balagtas, current Director of the Center for Research and Development in Education at the Philippine Normal University (PNU), the country´s foremost aca

Seamless WiFi for Homes is Now Available via Converge Linksys Whole Home WiFi

Press Release Converge ICT offers new Wi-Fi services, introduces Linksys Whole Home Wi-Fi System to Fiber Consumers Premiere fiber internet provider offers new suite of home Wi-Fi products MANILA, November 28, 2018 | Pushing the local fiber internet services market forward, Converge ICT recently unveiled a suite of new products that's set to give a seamless connectivity experience for its subscribers. Partnering with hardware manufacturer   Linksys ®, the home router pioneer and first to sell 100 million routers globally , the telco company introduced Converge Seamless, a Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System called Velop. Linksys Whole Home Mesh WiFi will help simplify the way Converge’s subscribers experience pure, end-to-end fiber internet. Linksys’ Velop Intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi system is the world’s first true Whole Home Wi-Fi with an intuitive design and functionalities that simplifies everything from setup to daily use. The Velop nodes have gained multip

Manong Toda Press Conference and Forum

With the genuine desire to help and look after the welfare of the tricycle drivers in the Philippines, Manong Toda was created. A press conference and forum were held last November 22 at Max’s Restaurant in Quezon City that launched “Para Kay Manong Toda” where the objectives were presented to the media and guests.  Conceptualized by Ms. Eva Lisa Adoremos, the primary goal of Manong Toda is to address the needs of our Manong tricycle drivers and with the help of The Madrigal Foundation this worthy advocacy can reach as much as many tricycle drivers nationwide.  Some people from private sectors as well as representatives of various government agencies are ready to help spread the good news to tricycle drivers. The advocacy for the tricycle drivers in the Philippines will benefit many Filipino families who are marginalized and with various key people pledging assistance, solutions to common and basic problems of our Manong Toda drivers will be readily available

Para Kay Manong Toda: An Awareness Campaign for Tricycle Drivers

On November 22, 2018 from 5:30PM to 9PM, The Madrigal Foundation headed by Ms. Patricia Madrigal with its partners will launch “Para Kay Manong Toda,” an advocacy campaign to marginalize tricycle drivers and help them alleviate their lives by being heard through forums, seminars and press conferences by inviting government officials and private sectors as panelist’s and speakers. That way, the Foundation is hoping that at least some of their needs will be heard by means of these awareness programs.   A Forum & Press Conference is set with panelists that include:  1. Shariff Ibrahim 2. Manny Lopez 3. Bert Hashimoto 4. Migui Moreno 5. Mario Batuigas 6. Arnel Catimbuhan (Vice Mayor Imus, Cavite for LGU) 7. Bong Quirog (Business Chamber President for Business) 8. Rey Castro (Barangay Captain at Santa Maria, Bulacan, TODA) 9. Usec Rose Bistoyong (Climate Change Council) 10. Eva Lisa Adoremos (Manong Toda) 1

Envision 2019: Premier Real Estate Expo in the Philippines

Premier Real Estate Expo at SMX MOA will Connect all  Real Estate Stakeholders in 2019 On July 19 and 20, 2019,, the most innovative Proptech solution for buyers, sellers, brokers and developers, invites all stakeholders in Realty and Construction to ‘Envision 2019: The Premier Real Estate Expo in The Philippines’ to be held at SMX Mall of Asia. Mr.Yogesh Mathur, CEO of Housal and creator of Envision 2019 say: “2018 marked the year of the launch of our innovative digital Real Estate platform, 2019 marks the next step towards bringing all stakeholders together”. Envision 2019 finally brings together all the prime stakeholders in Realty in one event. From developers to banks, from contractors to insurers and from brokers to buyers, all dots in Real Estate will be connected. The expo provides ample ways of connecting to potential clients and business partners. (3 rd  from L) Yogesh Mathur, CEO of Housal and creator of Envision 2019, (4 th