Author: Kaye David

In 2022, World Bank data showed remittances surged to an estimated $794 billion globally and accounted for over 15% of the gross domestic product in 25 low and middle-income countries (LMICs) around the world. Per household, these remittances can usually increase the family’s disposable income by more than 50%, according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite the pivotal role of increased remittances in developing the economy of LMICs, the cost of transferring money remains high. WorldRemit, a leading digital remittance service, addresses this gap by making quick, secure, and cost-efficient services more available around the Philippines, Asia’s…

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To spread the #PascualLove as part of its CSR program Sowing to Empower, Educate, and Develop (SEED), Pascual Laboratories, Inc. (PascualLab) sponsor-employees spent a weekend of bonding over an art activity, talent showcase, group games, and basic health checks with children from World-Visionassisted communities in Malabon last May 6, 2023 at the World Vision grounds in Quezon City. PascualLab, a partner of international charitable institution World Vision since 2020, has been sponsoring children in less-fortunate communities in Malabon via the CHOSEN program. Through the program, these children were given the chance to pick their sponsors, essentially choosing people who can…

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Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce “Everyday 3x Oyyysarap” campaign was recently awarded Grand Winner at the Kantar Creative Fest 2023 (TV Category), besting over 500 entries. The winners were decided not only on creativity but also on the effectiveness of the campaign in the market, driving significant sales growth and boosting brand equity. “Everyday 3x Oyyysarap,” which aired from January 9 through December 18, 2022, resulted in a notable sales lift for the brand. The campaign saw a 21% lift for the featured product, and a 15% increase in total Mama Sita’s oyster sauce sales. Penetration likewise increased, according to a…

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BDO Unibank, one of the leading banks in the Philippines, has recently launched its new website with a sleek and modern design that provides clients with a better way to explore the bank’s financial solutions. The new website, bdo.com.ph, is accessible through both desktop and mobile devices, making it easier for new and existing customers to find the right product or service that suits their needs. Roy Villareal, the First Vice President and Head of BDO’s Digital Banking, expressed the bank’s objective to make banking easy and convenient for clients. The refreshed website is one of the bank’s key steps…

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Apollo Skin Solutions, a trusted brand that provides high-quality yet affordable skin care products, recently held an exclusive wellness camp. The event aimed to promote self-care and healthy living to its customers. During the camp, PHILUSA Corporation President Neogin Evangelista emphasized that the brand’s mission is to provide practical and accessible skin care products to the market. Apollo Skin Solutions has been a trusted brand in Filipino households for over three decades and is committed to providing products that promote healthy-looking and moisturized skin. Certified dermatologists, with extensive practice in anti-aging and procedural aesthetic dermatology, were invited to speak at…

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More Filipinos are spending more time at home to stay safe, making it essential to keep their living spaces clean, clutter-free, and comfortable. Celebrity mom Neri Naig prioritizes creating a safe and comfortable home for her family, musician Chito Miranda and children Miggy and Cash. She believes in spending quality time with her kids and making memories with them, even when they’re just at home. Neri admits that it can be challenging to keep a clutter-free home with small children around, but she involves them in simple chores such as picking up their toys, wiping up spills, or putting their…

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Moms deserve to be celebrated every day, but Mother’s Day is an excellent opportunity to show them how much they mean to us. Tivoli Royale Country Club, located in Quezon City, Philippines, has partnered with Komida Foods to create a memorable event on May 14, 2023, for all the wonder moms out there. The event kicks off with a brunch buffet from 11 am to 2 pm, featuring a delectable selection of classic brunch favorites prepared by Tivoli’s Executive Chef Emmanuel Jonnel Roxas. From Croque Madame to Honey Glazed Roasted Pork Belly, indulge in a delightful spread of mouth-watering dishes…

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Hey there, Mommy! Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and what better way to show your love and appreciation than by sharing a special meal with your family? Pizza Hut has got you covered with a variety of delicious options that are sure to make your day even more memorable. Heart-Shaped Pan Pizza – Pizza Hut’s heart-shaped pizza is a classic favorite that always makes moms feel extra special. You can choose your favorite Pizza Hut flavors for this special dish, and it’s available as an ala carte option or as part of a combo meal. Supreme Delights for Mom…

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Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show your mom how much you love her. Instead of going out, why not treat her to a relaxing staycation at home? Here are four easy ways to surprise your mom with a staycation treat this May via MetroMart: Home spa – Give your mom the gift of relaxation by creating a DIY spa at home. You can use simple but effective ingredients like fresh cucumber slices, brown sugar, coconut oil, honey, and Epsom salts to create a rejuvenating self-care routine. You can also set the mood with relaxing music and scented candles,…

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Hey there! Looking for a way to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom? Why not take her on a culinary journey to Paradise Dynasty? Known for its eight-flavored xiao long baos, this restaurant offers a unique take on traditional Shanghai food that is sure to impress any foodie. And with locations at Conrad S Maison, SM Aura Premier, and The Podium, it’s easy to find a convenient spot to indulge in some delicious Chinese cuisine. The colorful soup dumplings are served on a steaming wooden basket and come in a variety of flavors, including original, ginseng, garlic, black truffle, cheese,…

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