Blogger Events, Press Release

Salu-Salo at the 5th Filipino Bloggers Network Get Together Party

It was a night of fun, surprises and sharing during the annual Get Together party of the Filipino Bloggers Network (FBN), one of the most active bloggers group in the country, last December 12 at Salu Restaurant in Quezon City.

With almost 2,000 members across the country, FBN continues to expand as it provides a venue for Pinoy bloggers to interact with other members through discussions and posting opportunities from different brands and PR partners as moderated by co-admins Divine Reyes and Richard Mamuyac. MetroBuzz Bloggers, led by its admin Lariza Garcia, even made the event more fun-filled and exciting in its fifth year.

(photo credit to David Ferro)

Salu, fast becoming a popular Filipino restaurant, serve as the venue where FBN members took the opportunity to share great food and drinks, games, and of course, stories and experiences among fellow online writers and influencers. The few hours of fun-filled … READ MORE

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Remittances of Landbank Account Holders May Now Be Encashed in LBC Branches

LBC, the leading name in “Padala”, has forged an alliance with Landbank, “Ang Bangkong May Damdaming Bayan”, which will make encashment now easier and more convenient to the latter’s thousands of patrons. With the tie-up, remittances from Landbank’s international and domestic account holders can now be encashed in any LBC branch all over the Philippines. Landbank inked the deal with LBC owing to the latter’s strong presence in all key cities and provinces. LBC, meanwhile, is emphatic about the partnership saying it helps them bring joy to every Filipino by providing them more financial access. Present during the ceremonial signing rites were (from L-R) Eduardo C. Ibazeta, Sales Manager – Corporate & Key Accounts, LBC Money Express; Oliver L. Valentin, Senior Vice President- PH Retail Operations, LBC Express; Jose James T. Figueras, Assistant Vice President and Officer-in-Charge- OFW Remittance Group, LANDBANK; and, Atty. Reo S. Andarino, Assistant Vice President/ Head … READ MORE

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Licealiz Battles Head Lice Infestation in Mindanao with Kilusang Kontra Kuto

About one-third of elementary public school students in the Philippines suffer from head lice-related problems. Head lice infestation or pediculosis can cause severe itchiness and infection of the scalp, but this could be the least of these children’s worries; the social stigma associated with having kuto can leave lasting psychological damage on both children and their parents.

A survey of communities visited by the Licealiz caravan last year found that 47% of respondents from Visayas and 76% of respondents from Mindanao said that their children were bullied and teased for having head lice, causing some of them to miss school to avoid their peers. The parents, on the other hand, feel incompetent and embarrassed for being unable to prevent head lice from infesting their children.

In response to this, Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz Head Lice Treatment Shampoo launched Nationwide Oplan Alis Kuto as a part of its Kilusang Kontra Kuto effort … READ MORE