Bicolana finds fortune in pili oil; bags top plum in 15th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards

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The pili is not a tough nut to crack after all, especially for an enterprising Bicolana, who was named Microentrepreneur of the Year in the 15th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA), presented by partners Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Citi Foundation, Citi Philippines, and the Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc.

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Michael Kors celebrates the next generation of Michael Kors Access smartwatches

Ashley Graham, Michael Kors, Andreea Diaconu

Michael Kors hosted a party to celebrate the launch of two new Michael Kors Access smartwatches, the Sofie and the Grayson. The immersive event held at ArtBeam in New York featured photo-friendly lighting installations, digital screens, and spinning watch hands that brought guests on a journey inside a Michael Kors Access smartwatch. Alexandra Richards DJ’ed as guests enjoyed cocktails and light bites.

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Katy Perry WITNESS: THE TOUR comes to Asia


In the wake of the North American tour’s stellar reviews and added concerts, Katy Perry announces the Asia leg of WITNESS: The Tour. Produced by AEG Presents and Ovation Productions, Katy Perry will visit Manila on 02 April 2018 at the Mall Of Asia Arena. Besides Manila, WITNESS: The Tour Asia leg also includes Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta. This announcement follows the addition of a South American leg in March, Mexico, UK and European legs kicking off in May of 2018, and an Australian/New Zealand leg commencing in July of 2018.

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Philippines retains second spot in Asia on relationship fulfillment according to new 2017 relationship study by Pru Life UK

2017 PRI Launch – 2

In the pursuit of deeper insights into relationships, British life insurer Pru Life UK has launched the second edition of the Pru Life UK Relationship Index (PRI). The study shows that this year, the Philippines is once again ranked second in terms of personal relationship satisfaction among the nine markets surveyed in Asia, with a PRI score of 79/100, on par with last year’s results. This means that relationships in the Philippines fulfil 79% of people’s needs and expectations, leaving only a 21% relationship gap.

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BIC encourages Filipino children to go #BicToSchool for a Brighter Future

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BIC Product (Asia) Pte Ltd, in cooperation with its distributor partner in Philippines – Filstar Distributors Corporation, is set to kick off their biggest social campaign in Asia, #BICBrightFutures.  As Champions of Education, BIC believes that a bright future is for everyone.  As such, BIC will be giving half a million of Stationery products – the biggest donation in Asia to date – to Children’s Hour, Yellow Boat of Hope and Kariton Klasrum to help kids as they pursue their dreams.

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