My activities lately, apart from the usual speaking gigs, is to dragon boat paddle and swim. These activities has made me go through changes especially with my skin color. I am known to many as a mestiza. Nowadays, I sport a tanned skin tone and I love it. As they say, "be proud of your skin…Continue
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My experience in using BanKO and GCash for remittance to the unbanked made me contemplate on its feasibility as a payout platform option in addition to Paypal.
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Just got a heads-up that Zero In: Open Call , my favorite art festival, is opening on September 15, 2011 at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium 6 pm. It will feature a collection of art in its different forms - visual arts, culinary arts, film and fashion,…Continue
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The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) brings the biggest yet Retail Conference and Expo in the country as it holds the 20th National Retail Conference and Stores Asia Expo (NRCE) this 2011 slated on August 11 to 12 at the SMX Convention Center.
With the theme, “The New Frontier: Taking Retail to the Next Level,” , this year’s conference and expo is supported by the country’s leading companies including PLDT Alpha Enterprise, SM, Hewlett-Packard, Festival Supermall, Robinsons…
Added by Janette Toral on July 11, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments
STAC Silicon Valley Invites you to the Luzon NCR
ON3 Pitching Competition
May 26 to 28, 2011
Filipino startup companies involved in technology -- including consumer web, internet, mobile, wireless, social media, gaming, software, clean and biotech. Preferably, companies will have 1) an authentic and owned IP with at least 2 founders who aim to solve a real and big problem; 2) an existing product, with market traction and revenue and 3) must be…
Added by Janette Toral on May 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This May, I am scheduled to visit Dagupan (May 26) and Cebu (May 28) for an e-commerce and blogging speaking engagement. As it is summer, hitting the outdoors is definitely included in the agenda. For Dagupan, I hope to get the chance to visit Hundred Islands. For Cebu, that would be Plantation Bay. Although these are all still in the planning stage, hope to be able to do so.
Another trip that I am excited about is this June 2 bound for Boracay to meet up with a client and do…Continue
Added by Janette Toral on May 10, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Congratulations is in order to the organizers of the Heatwave Summer Bazaar namely GMA, GMA News TV, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Entrepreneur Magazine, Summit Media and Foreign Post, for the very…Continue
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I am excited with the news that Globe launched its 4G mobile technology in the Philippines who also claims to be the first carrier to do so. (Globe carried out LTE testing / demo last November 2010)
This rollout, the first phase of which utilizes the global standard HSPA+ or Evolved High-Speed Packet…
If acne or pimple skin care treatment is important for you, it is good to know that Proactiv Solution, a leading anti-acne system in America, is available in the Philippines through the 240 branches of Watsons and SM Department Stores nationwide.
A family member tried this product when she was having problems with her acne. I noticed that in order for it to be effective, one has to be consistent on schedule and willing to invest for a long term treatment depending on skin…Continue
As part of our efforts in promoting the DigitalFilipino Talks series, I am organizing a weekly contest where interested bloggers can participate.
Here are the mechanics:
When I first heard that John Estrada and Priscilla Meirelles was getting married, I kinda laugh thinking whether the news was true or not. Guess the news of numerous women linked to John made you kinda think that this celebrity won't settle down at…Continue
I got the chance to meet at least five (5) players in the group buying scene from November to the present coming up with various and some similar offers. Another player brought to my attention by a friend is Salamat.ph group buying site.
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Like many Filipinos in Metro Manila, if one can afford to not visit places due to crime, pollution, and other undesirable factors, it will be avoided like a plague. This can include polluted lakes and poorly maintained markets.
For instance, in our family, we buy our "pamalengke" in supermarkets and groceries rather than your usual wet market or town palengke. This is due to the condition of most…Continue
Added by Janette Toral on February 25, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
Last week, found out that teen icon Justin Bieber will be in Manila for his "My World Tour Concert". This will be on May 10, 2011 at SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. For those wanting to get a chance to watch the concert for free while dealing with skin problems, this promotion from Proactiv (for Philippines resident) may be of…Continue
Added by Janette Toral on February 21, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Like many Filipinos, I watched the Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez wedding last December 22, 2010 when it was aired on television. Although watching TV for me was a rare activity, this one was exceptional as the program teaser was just awesome. Also, Ogie and Regine, despite the numerous intrigues…Continue
Added by Janette Toral on February 16, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments
I got the chance to interview JV Rufino last Saturday for our DigitalFilipino Talks episode. The whole conversation got me very excited about the potential of mobile applications as a productivity tool from a user point of view. On the business side, its potential as a revenue generator got me very…Continue
Added by Janette Toral on February 13, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
One of the things I am excited about this 2011 is my upcoming trip to the US to participate in a leadership program. My itinerary would include learning new developments and meeting new people. In addition, will be able to pursue personal interest to get to know U.S. culture better.
Although I have visited the U.S. numerous times in the past, visiting Disneyland has never been part of my itinerary. But this year, I intend to visit. Am currently on the lookout for…Continue
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