Duterte caps Qatar visit with Emir meeting, witness signing of agreements 


Duterte caps Qatar visit with Emir meeting, witness signing of agreements 


MANILA, April 17 (PNA) – The Philippines and Qatar signed on Sunday, April 16, several agreements related to culture, technical education, health and investments, paving the way for expanded cooperation and intensified relations between the two countries. Among those signed was the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of culture between the Ministry […]

19.04.2017 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·
MoneyGram Extends Cash to Account Footprint in Philippines   BPI’s customers can now receive money directly to their bank accounts

MoneyGram Extends Cash to Account Footprint in Philippines BPI’s customers can now receive money directly to their bank accounts

   MANILA, Philippines (October 25, 2016) – MoneyGram announced today the signing of a partnership agreement with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Now, MoneyGram customers can send money directly to BPI bank accounts within minutes*. “According to the World Bank, digital transaction platforms are driving financial inclusion in emerging markets around the globe,” says Alex […]

02.12.2016 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·
Toyota continues sales leadership of Certified Pre-Owned vehicles as first auto brand to cross 5M milestone

Toyota continues sales leadership of Certified Pre-Owned vehicles as first auto brand to cross 5M milestone

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., (Sept. 28, 2016) – Five million. Five times a million. Five thousand thousand. 5 x 106.  Any way you slice it, the number now represents the total Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles Toyota has sold in the U.S. And five million is also more CPO vehicles than any other automaker has sold since certified […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Money & Business, Motoring ·
LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

Manila, Philippines – LBC Express, the leading courier service provider in the Philippines, reinforces its commitment to serve Filipinos by connecting them with their loved ones worldwide. With branches and partners in Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Saipan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Money & Business, Services ·
Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail

Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail

(Barcelona-AFP) – Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of “5G” mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years. Executives and regulators from Asia, Europe and the United States jousted to define their quest for the 5G Holy Grail on Tuesday at […]

03.03.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Money & Business, Science & Technology ·
One in four Americans wishes their partner would STOP spending this Valentine’s Day

One in four Americans wishes their partner would STOP spending this Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Couples will be busy planning how to splash out on their other halves in the run up to Valentine’s Day this week, but according to a new survey, almost one in four Americans wishes their partner would rein in the spending. According to a poll by finance website GoBankingRates, money is one of the […]

AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman AppleOne Properties successfully culminated their US Road Show on November 19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, CA. The road show focused in three key areas in the US – New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Numerous Filipinos, mostly Cebuanos, flocked the said events looking for the perfect property […]

26.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Local News, Money & Business ·
Tim Cook says Apple to open 25 new China stores in next two years: report

Tim Cook says Apple to open 25 new China stores in next two years: report

(Relaxnews) – Apple is planning to consolidate its presence in China by introducing 25 new stores to the country over the next two years. According to reports by publications including Apple Insider and Forbes, CEO Tim Cook put a figure on the brand’s growth plan when talking to the Chinese news portal Sina during a […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Money & Business, Online, Science & Technology ·
HTC prepping a smartwatch

HTC prepping a smartwatch

(Relaxnews) – The company has indicated that its first wearable device will be on sale before Christmas and will boast an improved screen and battery life. It’s only February but 2014 is already shaping up to be the year of the smartwatch. Acer and Asus have announced that they’re both about to launch their first […]

Phablet sales set to flourish

Phablet sales set to flourish

(Relaxnews) – By 2018 the oversized handsets could be truly ubiquitous, especially in Korea and China, where demand shows no sign of falling. Anyone hoping that the phablet was still just a technological fad should prepare to be disappointed. Juniper Research forecasts that within the next four years, shipment levels will have hit 120 million […]

Fall harvest comes to JFK Airport in pop-up farmer’s market

Fall harvest comes to JFK Airport in pop-up farmer’s market

(Relaxnews) – After San Francisco, and Chicago, New York’s JFK Airport is the latest hub to host a farmer’s market in an effort to tout locally grown products. At the end of the month, low-cost airline JetBlue plans to set up a pop-up market that will feature farm-fresh produce from the fall harvest like pumpkins, […]

11.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Money & Business ·
Tech agenda: World Smart Week

Tech agenda: World Smart Week

(Relaxnews) – No, it’s not an event celebrating IQ but rather a collection of conferences and tradeshows highlighting technologies that connect everything from fridges and microwaves to cars and cookers to the internet and that can be controlled by nothing more than a smartphone or tablet app. World Smart Week September 24-27 Nice, France Combining […]

The best from a bumper IFA

The best from a bumper IFA

(Relaxnews) – This year’s event proved to be one of the highlights of the consumer electronics calendar with a number of big brands choosing Berlin over Taipei or Las Vegas to showcase their latest offerings. The big news from this year’s show will no doubt be the launch of a number of smartwatches, chief among […]

Palace confident of sustaining soaring tourist arrivals

Palace confident of sustaining soaring tourist arrivals

Malacanang said it is confident that the government could sustain the growing influx of tourists coming to the Philippines after posting four million arrivals for 2012. The Philippines has surpassed the four million visitor arrival mark for 2012 posting a total of 4,272,811 foreign visitors last year. This figure is a 9.07 percent increase from […]

Microsoft Surface Pro hits US in February

Microsoft Surface Pro hits US in February

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Microsoft announced Tuesday that its business-oriented Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet computer will debut in the United States and Canada in February with a lofty starting price of $899. Microsoft also said that the consumer-focused version of Surface released late last year here will soon be available in 13 new markets around […]

22.01.2013 · Filled under: Money & Business, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
What happens to my car if I file bankruptcy?

What happens to my car if I file bankruptcy?

There are several issues to consider in answering this question. The most important point is the value of your car. In most cases, you can protect your car using the allowable bankruptcy code exemptions. An exemption allows you to file for bankruptcy relief and protect some of your property. The bankruptcy courts understand you need […]

18.01.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Money & Business, Services ·
Remittances hit new peak in October

Remittances hit new peak in October

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine central bank released on Monday data on October remittances from Filipinos overseas with cash remittances in the 10 months to October reaching $17.5 billion, up 5.8 percent from last year’s $16.5 billion. Total personal remittances, which represent the sum of net compensation, household-to-household transfers in cash and kind, […]

19.12.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business, Philippine News ·
Helping Students Manage Money

Helping Students Manage Money

(Family Features) Money management is one skill that can be difficult for young adults to master as they head off on their own. But no matter what stage of life – whether they’re entering college or the work force – every young adult should learn how to handle their money. Establish a Budget Sit down […]

22.08.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Cruise line to introduce airline-style speedy boarding for an added charge

Cruise line to introduce airline-style speedy boarding for an added charge

(Relaxnews) – Starting August 20, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering an express boarding service to its passengers, for an extra fee. Under the slogan “Faster to the Fun,” passengers willing to pay an extra fee will get their own express lane to board the ship. Aside from the priority check-in, for £49.95 (around $80) all […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Job vacancy ad says new Xbox within 18 months

Job vacancy ad says new Xbox within 18 months

(Relaxnews) – A Microsoft job posting has given yet further creedence to the expectancy that a new Xbox will arrive by the end of 2013, specifying an eighteen month timeframe for various products including another Xbox branded console. “Over the next eighteen months Microsoft will release new versions of all of our most significant products […]

10.08.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
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