Monday, May 20, 2019

Essilor : The woman behind the vision


Dr. Joy Go’s vision is to have quality eye health care that is
convenient and accessible to all

Ideal Vision Center (IVC) is already a household name in the eye health care industry for more than three decades but according to Joy Go, IVC assistant vice president for marketing and merchandising, the vision should not stop there. She believes that the company’s reputation should be treated as an opportunity to continue to educate, innovate and research for the benefit of Filipinos.

“In the Philippines, eye health care is not a priority and we aim to change that mindset. It’s a long, ongoing process especially with the fast-changing business landscape but we look forward to seeing the light at the end of it,” Go says.

OLX key industry partners win big


OLX, the country’s leading classified platform, awarded lucky sellers with exciting prizes in a raffle dubbed Cars Client Appreciation Raffle and Surprises (C.A.R.S.). 

Prizes included vacation packages, gift certificates, dashboard cameras, action camera (GoPro), home video game console (PlayStation 4), TV, and drone.  

Smart innovation for enhanced malling experience


Sam, the country’s first-ever 
in-mall smart robot at SM Megamall

As part of a series of innovations designed to improve customer malling experience, SM Supermalls raises the bar in customer service with the introduction of SAM, the country’s first-ever in-mall smart robot – launched at SM Megamall. 

“Throughout the years, innovation has always been at the core of SM’s growth in delivering better malling experiences. This year, one of our key strategies is to leverage on the latest and most advanced technologies,” said Steven Tan, SM Supermalls COO. 

Created in partnership with the Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines), a leading provider of electronic and original design manufacturing services, SAM is an artificial intelligent (AI) humanoid robot specially programmed to deliver a smoother, more personalized, and efficient interaction with customers.  

Why multi-faceted mom Keri Zamora sparkles like MyDiamond


The incredibly stylish Keri Zamora is the epitome of a modern mom: goal-oriented, multi-faceted, yet in every way caring, doting, and hands-on.

As we celebrate Mother’s day, Keri shares some practical advice for working moms on how to balance their time between career and family, while allowing breathing space to pursue personal hobbies and goals.

Raising four lovely kids in ages seventeen, fourteen, eight, and six, Keri makes sure she is involved in their various activities and interests –attending daughter Amanda’s fashion shows and son Rocco’s basketball games; waking up early for Noah’s soccer practices; and joining Nic in his golf lessons. 

Factors for Successful Dental Implants


Dental osseointegration, also known as dental implant, is rapidly becoming more popular. With advances in technology, this is the solution most people consider to replace a missing tooth, as it provides better long-term value than conventional replacement options.

But while dental implants are an effective, most natural, and long-lasting oral care solution, not everyone can undergo the procedure. There are several factors that can determine your viability as a good candidate. Here are a few factors you need to consider.

Get a chance to win up to P100,000 when you receive your Western Union remittances via PayMaya


Receiving money from your family and friends from anywhere in the country or around the world is now made more convenient and rewarding with PayMaya. Now you can easily receive your Western Union remittance straight to your PayMaya account and even get a chance to win up to P100,000!  

Now, going cashless with PayMaya is not only convenient, but all the more rewarding as qualified users can get a chance to win up to P100,000 on the PayMaya and Western Union raffle promo which runs until May 31.   

All you have to do is claim your Western Union remittance via PayMaya and complete the following actions using your PayMaya account, to earn raffle entries:

Get your child ready for school with HP printer, free HP Odyssey Backpack

There’s nothing like giving your child the most exciting reasons to start another school year. And HP is helping you do just that, with its back-to-school promo! 

You can get a free HP Odyssey backpack for every purchase of any participating HP Ink Tank, DeskJet Ink Advantage, and LaserJet printers from any authorized HP resellers nationwide.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Pet Heatstroke is Not a Joke!


As the country welcomes the summer season, pet owners must make the necessary preparations to ensure that their four-legged pals are ready to face the summer heat. In countries where the temperature goes beyond 30 degrees in the summertime, owners must be vigilant to ensure their pets don’t experience heatstroke, which often leads to more serious health issues or even death.

Committed to educating the Filipino pet community on nutrition and proper pet care, the Pet Food Institute (PFI) shares tips on how pet owners can avoid heatstroke.

Elevate your summer shopping experience with Ortigas Malls’ latest shops and activities


Ortigas Malls is taking leisure to the next level with the opening of a whole range of new shops in Greenhills, Tiendesitas, Estancia, and Industria. Fun activities also await for all members of the family to enjoy and learn this summer. New dining places are opening its doors in the four Ortigas Malls, promising delicious cuisines for all food-loving Pinoys. Ortigas Malls has also expanded its well-curated selection of retail outlets to make sure that shopping enthusiasts of all ages will never run out of options.

Ben&Ben Brings Light and Hope in Debut Album, Limasawa Street


Since topping various streaming platforms and radio charts with their hit singles "Kathang Isip," "Ride Home," and "Maybe The Night," Ben&Ben has been a vital force in the local music scene, charting their own path with anthemic, folk-infused pop that brims with elegance.

Without releasing a proper full-length album since 2019, the nine-piece act has amassed more than 300 million streams on Spotify and Youtube combined, and headlined concerts and festivals here and abroad. Formerly known as The Benjamins, the indie-folk outfit has achieved critical and commercial success in less than 3 years -- a proof that they're in for the long run.  

Shinya Aoki stares down Christian Lee at One: Enter the Dragon official kick-off Press Conference


The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held the ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON Official Kick-Off Press Conference last 14 May at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center in Singapore. In attendance was ONE Championship Chairman and CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, along with ONE Championship superstars led by main event competitors, reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki and challenger Christian “The Warrior” Lee.

Also in attendance was American martial arts prodigy and former Karate World Champion “Super” Sage Northcutt, who makes his highly-anticipated ONE Championship debut this Friday night.

Ticket information for ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON is available at www.onefc.com.

Culmination of the X-Men Saga comes in “X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX”


The culmination of a superhero saga nearly two decades in the making is upon us when 20th Century Fox’s take on Marvel’s “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” opens in Philippine cinemas on June 5. 

Click here for X-Men Legacy video -Youtube - 20thcenturyfoxph

Making life better: The many faces of a hardworking Pinoy


We all look forward to making our lives better regardless of what 'better' means for us. We all strive at our own pace, focusing on working hard in order to reach our personal end goals. This is why some of us also look forward to a deserving relaxation time alone or with family, friends and loved ones, especially on Labour Day. It is, after all, the day for the hardworking ones, a holiday meant to honour the efforts and contributions made to have a better life and a community.

But while Labour Day provides the hardworking Pinoys to get a day off, many still do not have the luxury of celebrating the day on their own terms.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

ARISE Philippines kickstarts new round of disaster resilience network initiatives

Members of ARISE Philippines gather for the 2019 Annual General Meeting held recently at the Mall of Asia Arena Annex Building in Pasay City. The AGM was led by   ARISE global member & chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime Holdings Hans Sy (seated, center)
Representatives from both public and private sectors, including Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and the SM Group, convened recently for the annual ARISE General Meeting held at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.

ARISE Philippines is a network of private companies that are united under the common objective of establishing innovative disaster resilience practices within organizations. This initiative supports the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), and the Sendai Framework. Sendai Framework is a 15-year, voluntary, non-binding agreement which recognizes the role of UN member countries to reduce disaster risk, and which should be shared with other stakeholders including local governments and the private sector.

Jodi Sta. Maria is the newest Ever Bilena endorser


Top actress and mother Jodi Sta. Maria (center) was recently launched as the newest endorser of Ever Bilena, the country’s leading color cosmetics retail company. Simple, beautiful and an optimist, Jodi represents the ideal Ever Bilena woman. 

From being a mother, a critically acclaimed actress to a top Psychology student and an acupuncture specialist, Jodi makes sure to give her best in every role while looking good. As such, her go-to products are classic and understated like Ever Bilena’s Matte Lipstick in Glam Red, EB Lip and Cheek Stain in Toast of New York, EB Dip Liner, and the All Day Liquid Foundation. 

AboitizLand completes LIMA, the leading industry city in the South


Property firm launches The Villages at Lipa

The south is experiencing a real estate and economic boom with the development of properties in Makati, Laguna, and Alabang. Neighboring CALABARZON is already dubbed as one of the fastest-growing regions in the Philippines, with properties and business sprouting all around. One of which is the full integration of AboitizLand’s industry city, LIMA, in Batangas. It is an integrated township that is home to businesses and communities located in Barangay Bugtong na Pulo in Lipa and Malvar.

Completing the LIMA experience this year is The Villages at Lipa, a 49-hectare cluster of well-built and -designed homes inspired by the architecture of the bahay na bato, with amenities conducive to a young family, and a safe and secure community. 

PSBank Holiday Advisory

All PSBank branches will be closed on Monday, May 13, 2019, by virtue of Proclamation No. 719, declaring the said date a special non-working holiday to allow Filipinos to cast their votes in the National and Local elections.

Meanwhile, all our 577 ATMs, PSBank Mobile, and PSBank Online (Internet banking) facilities will be available for your banking needs.

Further, please take note of the following:

Payroll
  • All payroll crediting on May 13 will proceed.
Automatic Debit Agreement
  • For bills payments, accounts with due date on May 13 will proceed.
  • For PSBank loans, payments will be value dated on its original due date and accounts will be debited on May 14.  Accounts not debited on May 13 due to insufficient funds should be funded by May 14 to avoid penalties.
Check clearing and settlement
  • Clearing will be suspended on May 13. Checks received after cut-off time on May 10 will be processed on May 14.
  • No penalties will be charged for checks dated May 13intended for PSBank loan payments.
Time deposits
  • Maturities on May 13 will be processed on May 14.

For inquiries or concerns, call our 24/7 Customer Experience Hotline at (02) 845-8888 or email us at customerexperience@psbank.com.ph.  You can also reach us via the PSBank LiveChat @www.psbank.com.ph.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

PayMaya gives you four awesome ways to show love to your mom on Mother’s Day


Mothers deserve to be celebrated every single day for all that they do, but this May 12, show your mom how much you love and appreciate her as we all celebrate Mother’s Day. This year, do away with the usual Mother’s Day gifts like flowers and perfume, and give her something she can truly enjoy.  

Despite what many would say, giving worthwhile gifts need not to be expensive–there are a lot of ways you can make your mom feel special without emptying your wallet. Here are four awesome tipid ways to treat your mom onMother’s Day with help from PayMaya:

A fitting gift for mom


Today’s moms have come a long way from generations past. They are busier than ever, pursuing active lifestyles while still fulfilling their duties as caring and nurturing mothers, all deserving of recognition and appreciation for the selfless things that they do.

This Mother’s Day, there is nothing like showing your expression of gratitude and love for mom than a lasting gift like a TechnoMarine timepiece that is perfectly suited to her lifestyle and personality.

Toshiba pays homage to exceptional moms this Mother’s Day

Mararita Fores and Christine Jacob Sandejas

This Mother’s Day, Toshiba appliances pay homage to two extraordinary moms, both an inspiration to many, who graced the launch of Toshiba’s latest line of state-of-the-art home appliances: Margarita Fores and Christine Jacob Sandejas. Fores, mother to son Amado, was named Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2016 and is the moving force behind Cibo, a modern Italian caffé concept, and Cibo di Marghi Signature Caterer, her highly-successful catering arm. Meanwhile, Jacob, mother to five kids, is a former athlete and is co-anchor of the popular show New Day on CNN Philippines.

Timely launch of CNN Philippines brand campaign ahead of Midterm Elections


CNN Philippines launches its new 360-degree brand campaign “News You Can Trust,” representing its commitment to the Filipino audience to provide news and information that is accurate, fair, and balanced, particularly during critical Midterm Elections on May 13th.

“The timing couldn’t have been better,” says Nine Media Corporation/CNN Philippines President Armie Jarin-Bennett.  She says, “we are in the midst of a very important time in our country’s history plus, it’s been almost five years since our launch.  Over this short period of time, we believe, we have earned the trust of audiences in the country and beyond.”

Join the Worldwide Celebration of X-Men Day on May 13!


Mark your calendars for Monday, May 13, when 20th Century Fox will kick off X-Men Day – a celebration of the culmination of the X-Men saga, its global fanbase, all of the beloved characters, its groundbreaking impact on popular culture, and its enduring audience appeal for nearly 20 years.

On Monday, fan celebrations of all things X-Men will happen online and all over the world, including the debut of exclusive X-Men content, special events, and unexpected surprises for our most loyal fans.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

AXA inaugurates Service Center in Binondo


Top officials of AXA Philippines, one of the leading insurance companies in the country, recently inaugurated their sleek and modern AXA Service Center in the Wellington Building in Binondo, Manila. 

This is the first AXA branch to consolidate both life and general insurance products and services, allowing customers to avail of AXA’s extensive menu of products and services all under one roof. AXA will soon be renovating its other branches to be able to accommodate both life and general insurance transactions and serve customers better. 

Philippines, a diver’s paradise


With 7,107 islands, the Philippines offers bodies of water, with highly diverse  marine wildlife and seascape, for all kinds of divers and dive enthusiasts to explore. This is making the country a popular major diving hub in Asia.

The Philippines has countless diving spots suitable for divers of different skills – from beginners who are simply looking for fun recreational activities,  to intermediate divers seeking new underwater challenges to hone their skills and experts in search of new adventures. 

At the top of the list are Anilao in Batangas and the Tubbataha Reefs in Palawan,  with its impressive marine biodiversity and awe-inspiring vertical reef walls dropping to over 100 meters in depth. The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park was declared in 1993 a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for its high density of marine species and the different kinds of birds and marine turtles.

The Enclave Alabang: A world-class expression of luxury village living

The Enclave Alabang’s modern tropical design lets residents reap the full potential of living in an idyllic haven within the city.
If you are building an investment portfolio, the sooner you start, the better.

And if you want to invest on real estate, one of your better choices among the wide array of upscale property options is the exclusive, award-winning The Enclave Alabang.

A signature development of high-end real estate brand Filigree, The Enclave Alabang was named the Best Residential Development of the Philippines at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2018, the largest, most prestigious awards program in the region. It is Filigree’s first horizontal development and was recognized for its thoughtful planning, meticulous craftsmanship and world-class features and amenities.

Coloring the world for an A-OK Philippines


In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, more than 500 children with autism, together with their parents and companions, participated in the “Color It A-OK” activity, held recently at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia. 

The kids with autism colored a drawing pad measuring 860 sq. feet, which hopes to send a message of acceptance, accommodation, and appreciation for all persons with autism. 

Sophie Turner at the core of most radical superhero movie in “X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX”


Sophie Turner ups the stakes in the most radical and female-led movie ever made in the X-Men universe in 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” that will open in Philippine cinemas on June 5. 

In “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”, the team was sent to a life-threatening mission in outer space, Jean Grey (Turner) is nearly killed when she absorbs a cosmic entity that leaves her with powers far beyond anything she or any other mutant has ever possessed. Once she returns home to Earth, she struggles with these near-godlike abilities, but the force inside her is too overwhelming to contain. Spiraling out of control, Jean hurts the ones she loves most. Her actions tear the X-Men apart, and the heroes find themselves deeply compromised at a time when they must face their most dangerous enemy yet—one of their own.

Eastern Communications introduces how to create an Intelligent Office

(from left) Eastern Communications Sales Division Head Michael Castañeda, IT Head Ronald Rex Evangelista, Marketing Division Head Catherine Muynila, Sales Head Michael Castañeda, Trend Micro Philippines Pre-Sales Consultant Jessica Bernardo, Cisco Philippines Product Sales Specialist Sarah Quinto, Rhipe Philippines Business Development Manager Paul Villena, and Product and Innovation Head Edsel Paglinawan during the Cutting Edge forum held at Manila Diamond Hotel. 
Digital transformation in today’s business environment has resulted in companies that need to be more agile and interconnected. Businesses are no longer limited by their location and operation schedules are no longer held to an 8-hour window. To take advantage of the growth opportunities offered in this fast and exciting environment, businesses need to incorporate new technology and tailored services that has a holistic long-term digital perspective. 

Discussing the latest IT trends and updates at the recent industry-based forum called “Cutting Edge” held in Manila and Bridgetowne, Eastern Communications in partnership with tech experts Trend Micro Philippines, Cisco Philippines, and Rhipe Philipines identified the four critical ingredients of an Intelligent Office and shared how companies can transform their workplace into an Intelligent one.

How saving money now can help you gain a financially-secure future


Apart from being hospitable, Filipinos are inherently hard working. We have no qualms about doing multiple jobs, taking a lot of workloads, and working in faraway places to earn more for the family. But many of us still find ourselves struggling with money whenever we need it the most such as when medical need arises or car and home repairs are needed.  Why?

The answer actually lies on our spending habits and what we do with the money we worked so hard for. A lot of Filipinos spend impulsively without any thought for saving for the future. Some spend their money on unnecessary luxuries or things they do not really need. There are also those we call the “one-day millionaires,” who spend to the point of ending up with little or no cash way before the next payday. Such habits usually get us into financial trouble and consequently hinder our financial growth.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Filinvest City hosts Wanderland 2019



About 15,000 guests gather at the sprawling Filinvest City Events Grounds for the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival 2019

Metro South had yet another epic weekend recently when Filinvest City once again hosted this year’s Wanderland Music and Arts Festival, one of the biggest music festivals in the Philippines.

Now on its third year of celebrating music and the arts in Metro South’s premier garden city, Wanderland 2019 was another huge success. About 15,000 wanderers gathered at the sprawling Filinvest City Events Grounds to enjoy the music and live acts by both local and international artists—all amid a warm ambiance.

Celebrity moms imbibe the “takumi” spirit



Christine Jacob-Sandejas
Celebrity moms Christine Jacob-Sandejas, Daphne Oseña-Paez, and Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2016 Margarita Fores joined the launch of Toshiba’s latest line of state-of-the-art home appliances held at the Whitespace recently—imbibing the “takumi” spirit, a craftsman’s approach to work in his relentless pursuit of perfection, that they posses.

Jacob, mother to five kids, Olympian, and co-anchor of New Day on CNN Philippines, served as the event’s host. Oseña-Paez, mother of three, TV host, author, and entrepreneur, was seen admiring the appliances on display. Last but not the least, Fores, through her Cibo di Marghi Signature Caterer, provided the scrumptious and fabulous Japanese cuisine served during the event.

Property 24 highlights latest trends in digital marketing


OLX and Property24, two of the most powerful online enablers for property buyers and sellers, recently gathered real estate developers, brokers and marketing practitioners to discuss the latest trends in digital marketing. 

Entitled “Engaging today’s digital users and property buyers,” the exclusive seminar led by OLX head of real estate Tina Bautista (far right) aimed to help real estate companies navigate the online market and understand the netizen’s buying behavior and preferences.

Summer is made more fun with Everyday is Play Day Year 3


SM Supermalls partners with UNICEF for Everyday is Playday to promote and instill every child’s right to play.

A kick-off of summer fun and the biggest collaboration of best-loved global toy and children’s brands, brings to everyone Everyday is Play Day on its 3rd biggest year, launched at SM City North EDSA, that will surely showcase series of exciting shows and festivities for both kids and kids at heart in many of your favorite SM Supermalls from March to October 2019.

This year’s campaign is particularly extra special as SM Supermalls is partnering with UNICEF, and together, they are set to promote and instill every child’s right to play, relax, and indulge through a holistic approach on both their artistic and recreational activities. Through this team up, they promote their shared advocacy to bring more smiles to children’s faces across the country.

Maxicare offers mental healthcare program


With the rising problem of mental health issues in the Philippines, Maxicare Healthcare Corporation, the country’s leading healthcare provider, is now offering a new support program that extends its medical services to members dealing with mental health concerns.

The first HMO in the country to offer a Specialized Care Program for Mental Health Conditions, Maxicare’s most up-to-date program offers psychiatrist consultations and initial medical consultations that can be availed directly from Primary Care Centers, a hotline, and Corporate Clinics.

The “2019 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” nominees are


The “2019 Billboard Music Awards” will air LIVE on Blue Ant Entertainment on Thursday, 2 May at 8:00AM (7:00AM JKT/BKK) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Other Top Nominees Include Drake and Post Malone with 17,  Travis Scott with 12, XXXTENTACION with 10 and Ariana Grande with 9

Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the “2019 Billboard Music Awards” Airs Thursday, May 2 at 8:00am on Blue Ant Entertainment

Holy Week Advisory from PSBank

All PSBank branches nationwide will be closed on April 18 and 19, 2019, in observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

Meanwhile, our network of 575 ATMs , the PSBank Mobile and PSBank Online (Internet banking) will be available for your banking needs. 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

New Samsung Galaxy A80: Built for the Era of Live

Designed for digital natives who want to interact, play and share in the moment

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. reveals the new Galaxy A80 – a smartphone created for the way people are engaging in the Era of Live. People are increasingly using their smartphones to share live interactions – capturing spontaneous photos, streaming live video and connecting over shared experiences that are happening right now. We are moving from the ‘era of the selfie’ to the ‘era of live’, where people are fostering more genuine and meaningful connections. Built to drive this evolution, the Galaxy A80 offers compelling innovations: a captivating, full-screen display, Samsung’s first revolutionary rotating camera and an intelligent battery.

Monday, April 8, 2019

SM Cinema opens 333 screens across 64 branches nationwide for Avengers: Endgame!


The coming of the most anticipated movie of the year is fast-approaching and SM Cinema is gearing up for the massive battle about to come! After more than a decade, everyone is anxious to watch the epic finale to this story that we have been following since 2008. This is why from April 24 to 28, SM Cinema will be showing Avengers: Endgame in all SM Cinema branches – and by “all” we literally mean all schedules of the 333 screens in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao! 

You can catch the exciting comeback of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they take solo spotlight in all Digital 2D, 3D, SM Cinema IMAX, Director’s Club Cinema, Event Cinema, and Megascreen Large Format cinemas in any of the 64 SM Cinema branches across the country.

LG Makes its Mark in Mindanao


LG Electronics, in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, recently paid a visit to The House of Hope in Davao.

The House of Hope Foundation, located inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center compound (SPMC), is a charitable group that provides temporary shelter to children with cancer. SPMC is the only hospital in the whole of Mindanao that offers free cancer treatment to children. Since a large majority of its patients are indigent families with no place to stay while they are undergoing treatment, the House of Hope provides a sanctuary for them.

Win a P150K Carbon Fiber Road Bike at Pru Life UK Virtual Race


Win a P150K Carbon Fiber Road Bike at Pru Life UK Virtual Race

Before kicking off PRURide PH 2019, the biggest cycling festival in the country, British life insurer Pru Life UK launched a new competition to get everyone excited. Called Virtual Race, it will have over 300 contenders participate in preliminaries from February to May for a chance to win the ultimate prize: a carbon fiber road bike worth P150,000. 

But what is Virtual Race? Using state-of-the-art technology, it simulates the popular British F1 Silverstone circuit track, allowing participants to experience the thrill of a 5-kilometer pro race and gain official time records without going out on the road.

The latest season of Survivor on JackTV test's the limits


Emmy Award-winning reality competition, Survivor is now on its 38th season. Themed “Edge of Extinction,” this season features 14 new castaways divided into two equal tribes, the Manu Tribe and the Kama Tribe. With four returning players taking a second shot at the game. The returning castaways are Joe Anglim (“Worlds Apart,” “Second Chance”), Aubry Bracco (“Kaoh Rong,” “Game Changers”), Kelley Wentworth (“Second Chance,” “San Juan del Sur”) and David Wright (“Millennials vs. Gen-X”).

A new twist to this season is the introduction of the island known as “Edge of Extinction,” which severely tests the will of the castaways to be the Sole Survivor and what they are willing to endure to make that happen. Those who can endure the emotionally and physically difficult challenge will be given a shot for one of them to get back in the game and continue their quest to be the ultimate winner.

Reflect on how Jesus lived: Visit the BGC Walkway this Holy Week


Commemorate the Lenten season with an interactive stations of the cross and a free concert

With over a decade of bringing life to the true meaning of Holy Week through the “Walkway: Reflections on the Stations of the Cross” exhibit, Bonifacio High Street together with Church Simplified once again rolls it out from April 14-21, 2019 with this year’s theme focusing on how Jesus lived during the Roman rule.

Moving away from the traditional depictions of the Passion of Christ, the Walkway uses contemporary art to give meaning to each immersive station that features literal structures and symbols which tells the story of Jesus’ life.

PSBank Holiday Advisory for April 9, Araw ng Kagitingan


PSBANK HOLIDAY ADVISORY

Please be advised that all PSBank branches nationwide will be closed on April 9, 2019, Araw ng Kagitingan.

Meanwhile, our network of 575 ATMs , the PSBank Mobile and PSBank Online (Internet banking) will be available for your banking needs. 

Further, please take note of the following:

Payroll
·  All payroll crediting on April 9 will proceed.
Automatic Debit Agreement
·  For bills payments, debiting of accounts with due dates onApril 9 will proceed.
·  For PSBank loans, payments will be value dated on its original due date and accounts will be debited on April 10.Accounts not debited on April 9 due to insufficient funds should be funded by April 10 to avoid penalties.
Check clearing and settlement
·  Clearing is suspended on April 9. Checks received after cut-off time on April 8 will be processed on April 10.
·  No penalties will be charged for checks dated April 9,intended for PSBank loan payments.
Time deposits
·  Maturities on April 9 will be processed on April 10.

For inquiries or concerns, you may call our 24/7 Customer Experience Hotline at (02) 845-8888

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