Showing posts from September, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Globe launches free eLibrary to benefit over 15M public school students nationwide

Globe Telecom launches the Global Filipino School (GFS) Library coinciding with the National Teachers Day celebration. Over a thousand educational e-books appropriate for K-12 learning will be made available to over 15 million public elementary and high school students and some 500,000 public school teachers nationwide beginning September 30 as part of the Global Filipino School (GFS) program of leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom. The GFS Library launch coincides with the National Teachers Day celebration of the Department of Education (DepEd) at Ateneo de Manila University in Davao City where Globe is one of the participants. “With the expansion of the Global Filipino Schools Program and awareness of the GFS Library around the country, public schools can more effectively make use of reading resources and promote digital learning to more students and teachers nationwide, particularly in schools where access to quality books is limited and usage of technology for lea

Press Release: Starbucks Unveils New Modern Tea Experience with Starbucks® Teavana™ Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets in Asia

Innovative iced beverages with bold, layered flavors now handcrafted at Starbucks® stores Launch further strengthens Starbucks commitment to transform and rapidly grow the $125 billion global tea category MANILA, September  – Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced the launch of Starbucks® Teavana™ Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets as a core offering in more than 6,200 Starbucks stores across the China / Asia Pacific region, including the Philippines. This modern tea experience gives customers the opportunity to enjoy a range of unique iced and hot tea beverages with bold, layered flavors, handcrafted the way only Starbucks can, for the first time. “The launch of Starbucks® Teavana™ brings an entirely new tea occasion specifically developed for our customers in Asia, who increasingly want new and different tastes and experiences ,” said John Culver, group president, Starbucks Global Retail. ” With Starbucks® Teavana™, we see a tremendous oppor

Monday morning with Lotus Biscoff

Today’s supposed to be grocery day. I forgot again. I’ve been so busy with work I often forget the other things I’m supposed to be doing.  I need to start work early to do other necessities, groceries included. I wear my eyeglasses as my laptop starts to boot up. I get up and start to make myself a hot cup of coffee. I then turn to the cupboards with little hope of finding anything left.  I reach out farther, not able to see what I was even reaching out for because of the cupboard’s height compared to mine. I reach out a little more until I feel something wrapped in plastic. I take it out. I read the label as I walked back into the counter where I had placed my coffee. Lotus. It was the biscuit I’ve received from last Saturdays event but never tasted. I sit back down, opened a pack and tasted it. I smiled as I heard a crunching sound and when the flavor dissolved into my taste buds.  It was the perfect pair! Its sweetness complimented the bitterness of my coffee.  I

Davao Digital Influencers Grand Launch and Acquaintance Party 2016

#DavaoDigitalInfluencers is now official. The Grand Launch of our organization of #TeamDDI #DDIBarkada last Saturday, September 3, 2016 was a shining example of just how strong the bond of our group of social media influencers in Davao. More than 40 Bloggers, vloggers, microbloggers, and print media practitioners from the Davao Region came together for a meaningful night of meeting ang getting to know fellow members of the organization. The event was held at Polo Bistro Marco Polo Davao. Here's a photo diary on what went down during the party: First off, we offered a solemn prayer for the victims of Davao City bombing. Induction of the first set of officers Winners of Kai Artisan Chocolates  Four #beshies microbloggers & Bloggers of Davao Beauty(ful) bloggers/vloggers Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting  Davao Digital Influencers, Inc .  Platinum Sponsor PLDT HOME  is the country’s leading broadband and digital servic