Lulu group is all set to launch “May Exports Philippines Inc.

On behalf of the May Exports Philippines, a division of Lulu Group International based in the Middle East, the leading hypermarket chain would like to invite you to its Inauguration Day.

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May Exports Philippines is the exporter of products that originate from the Philippines including dry foods, bananas, seafood, fruits & vegetables, dry fish, textiles, electronics, households, furniture and other value added food & non-food products and other general merchandise.

It’s clientele includes United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Far East, U.S.A, U.K., Vietnam, Spain, South Africa and India. ​ May Exports Philippines is a fully export-oriented company with a focus on the Middle East markets, having a full consolidation service with a state of the art facility at Calamba Premier International Park for re-labeling, repackaging and consolidation.

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The state of the art facility has storage units and advanced machinery to process and handle dry food, non-food, frozen and perishable food products with a well-established system and forensic testing facility to exercise better control over the trace-ability of food contents.

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The system can check any food-related hazards and it initiates necessary value addition by date coding and labeling for different countries, translation of labels, halal and other relevant certifications and export label from the Philippines on a regular basis to supermarkets, hypermarkets and other food service companies of Middle East.

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All food and drink are dispatched on pallets, securely stacked and wrapped. This logistics facility has given a huge boost for the export of Filipino manufacturing and generated employment for the locals. May Exports’ global reach combined with a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of the industry, allows them to develop solutions for their partners; managing product procurement, sales and logistics.

For more details:

http://www.lulugroupinternational.com/
http://www.luluhypermarket.com
http://yusuffali.com/

SEAOIL Lifetime Free Gas promo is back

SEAOIL, the largest independent fuel provider in the Philippines, will award another four lucky motorists with a lifetime supply of free gas. The “Lifetime Free Gas, Oh My Gas!” promo, still the only one of its kind in the world, has kicked off for the second year in a row.

“Last year’s ‘Lifetime Free Gas’ promo was so successful, and was received so well that we decided to run it again this year. This is not just to thank our loyal customers, but also to celebrate the successes of SEAOIL over the past years,” said SEAOIL CEO Glenn Yu. SEAOIL is also celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Aside from a lifetime supply of gas, SEAOIL customers can expect to win over 100,000 instant prizes through peel-off cards. Thirty (30) P10,000 worth of SEAOIL gift cards will also be raffled off in the monthly draws.

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To qualify, a customer must gas up at least P500 worth of Extreme 97, Extreme 95, Extreme U, Extreme Diesel fuels and/or SEAOIL Lubricants at any SEAOIL station nationwide. Customers can double their chances of winning if they register at www.lifetimefreegas.com.

This year, the company also announced new brand influencers, true SEAOIL believers who bring credibility and recall to the brand. They are international car racer Marlon Stockinger, TV host and radio DJ Joyce Pring, and Atoy Llave, founder and owner of A-Toy Customs, the leading car customizer in the Philippines.

SEAOIL has also forged a strategic partnership with independent fuel company, Caltex Australia (CAL). The partnership will support the company’s plans for growth in the next five years. CAL is a 100% publicly-owned company in Australia and does not share any ownership with the local Caltex.

The “Oh My Gas” promo runs from August 18 to November 18, 2018. Winners of this year’s promo will be determined via three monthly draws on September 19, October 19 and November 29.

On its 120th Year, Goodyear Unleashes Assurance TripleMax 2

The latest addition to Goodyear’s Assurance TripleMax Series is designed to significantly increase drivers’ safety and confidence

Designed to gear up and prepare mid-passenger car drivers especially for the rainy season, Goodyear launched the Assurance TripleMax 2 in the Philippines today. It is equipped with the new HydroTred Technology, which is optimized for excellent grip performance with short braking distance under wet road conditions. This allows drivers to stop faster and drive safer especially on wet roads.

As Goodyear celebrates its 120th year globally, they aim to empower drivers with the ability to confidently move free with the assurance of being in control, in any road and weather condition. Thus, the cutting-edge tire was crafted with the consumer needs in mind and the company’s pursuit for safety innovation. As the Philippines has its fair share of wet and slippery roads due to the rainy season, the Assurance TripleMax 2 promises to provide performance without sacrificing safety and control.

“To celebrate our 120th global anniversary, it is only fitting that we release a tire that perfectly captures what Goodyear has been passionate about throughout the years: innovation. With the Assurance TripleMax 2, Filipino drivers can rest assured that their travels would be safe, regardless of the weather conditions.”, Mr. Kenneth Sambajon, Market Director of Goodyear Philippines, said at the launch event in the Mess Hall, located at Chino Roces Ave., Makati City.

As pioneers in the tire technology, the successor of the highly successful Assurance TripleMax in 2013 was enhanced to deliver better performance, specifically in its wet braking, handling, comfort, and resistance.

Braking on wet roads has never been easier with the Assurance TripleMax 2’s Excellent Wet Braking Performance, giving drivers the maximum grip for shorter wet braking distance due to its state-of-the-art compound formulation and optimized footprint.

The new HydroTred technology, with its squarer and steadier footprint and more effective contact pressure capabilities, promised Enhanced Handling Performance. This delivers a more controlled driving experience because of better tire cornering stiffness and steering precision.

Both comfort and resistance are enhanced in the Assurance TripleMax 2. Its innovative tread pattern provides riders with their quietest, smoothest, and most comfortable ride yet, while being equipped with additional technical components that increase its resistance for all sidewall impacts.

The Goodyear Assurance TripleMax 2 is each driver’s partner in stopping faster and driving safer under any road conditions, even wet roads. It is available in 14” to 17” rim diameters and in various sizes.

For more updates on the Assurance TripleMax 2, Goodyear invites customers to visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GoodyearPhilippines or their website www.goodyear.com.ph.

An opportunity to hear

More than 1 billion people worldwide suffer from hearing loss and are badly in need of hearing aids. The Philippines is no different. Many suffer from various levels of hearing impairment and have poor to no access to hearing aids that are usually expensive. This results in emotional distress because they are unable to lead productive lives.

But now, there is a chance for Filipinos with hearing problems to finally afford hearing aids. The arrival in the country of earAccess, Inc., a Canadian company that offers the ACCESS® brand of quality yet affordable hearing aids signals a tremendous opportunity for more Filipinos to be able to hear. They now have the chance to get out of the doldrums of lack of hearing and more importantly, live quality lives.

The ACCESS® line of hearing aids combines quality and low price and targets the underserved communities who cannot afford hearing aids. These products include ACCESS® 1 BTE 13 and ACCESS® 2 BTE 13 POWER.

ACCESS® 1 BTE 13 and ACCESS® 2 BTE 13 POWER are both entry-level, quick-fit and programmable hearing aids packed with utmost quality and advanced digital sound processors for high-quality sound and outstanding feedback cancellation. The two products come with voice clarifier, fixed startup delay and a notification feature in case of low battery. The audio settings can also be adjusted through a simple pivot of the trimmer to either a flat, gentle slope, slope or ski slope position. The two products also come with a 2-mm inner diameter tube that’s cut to length, with size 13 zinc-air 1.4-volt battery.

The ACCESS® 1 BTE 13 is designed for users with Mild to Moderate hearing loss while the ACCESS® 2 BTE 13 POWER, though similar to ACCESS® 1 BTE 13 in terms of features, comes with a more powerful speaker intended to suit Filipinos with Severe to Profound hearing loss. These models are 100-percent digital and comes with usual parts such as Mic, Hook, Volume Control, Battery Door and Trimmer Door, and with approximately 14 days of battery life.

The ACCESS® hearing aids are also made tough to withstand harsh climates, with their triple barrier that provides protection from dust, sweat and extreme temperatures. The exposed metal connectors are gold plated, while the electronic circuits are coated with protective polymer, with nanocoating of that ultra-thin layer of liquid repellent applied to all surfaces. They are easy to maintain, with spare parts readily available, and are wireless compatible with a telecoil that can be used for Bluetooth wireless compatibility.

The impact of hearing aids on people’s lives can never be fully quantified, according to earAccess Inc. CEO Audra Renyi. She tells the story of 16-year-old Maher from Jordan. Maher is from a poor family and has hearing loss in both ears. “When I first met him, he was very shy and reserved. A year later, after we fitted him with hearing aids, he became a totally different person. He was outgoing, smiled and joked all the time. He learned to be a carpenter and sold his artworks and earned money to support his family. We even teased him about having a girlfriend. Access to hearing aids fundamentally transformed him.”

Renyi also related the story of Mahmoud, an 8-year-old boy also from Jordan. After being fitted him with a hearing aid for the first time, he smiled and started to laugh because he could now hear the voices of people around him. “Mahmoud’s father then walked into the room without the boy seeing him. When the father called out his name, Mahmoud turned around to hear his father’s voice. The boy burst into tears because it was the first time he heard his father. Thanks to the hearing aid, he now hears everyone. He is now connected to his world.”

“earAccess is not all about just hearing. It is about our company giving people access to equal opportunities and empowering them to reach their full potential,” Renyi explained.

She also said that soon, earAccess will launch an early childhood intervention program for children under 5 years old in the Philippines. “We will expand our community screening initiatives to include day-care centers and kindergarten facilities. We will target parents to help them identify signs of potential hearing loss and encourage them to get their child access to hearing care when needed.”

To know more about earAccess and its ACCESS® 1 and ACCESS® 2 hearing aids, like the earAccess Facebook page, www.facebook.com/earaccessph or visit https://earaccess.com

From July 30 to August 1 Free Shipping and Up to 80% Discounts on Premium Items like Denon Turntable, Nintendo Switch, Sharp TV and many more on Shopee’s Payday Sale!

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, is back to help loyal users stretch their salaries with its monthly Payday Sale. This month, we are going bigger and better with 72 hours of free shipping, all-day vouchers, and up to 80% discounts across a wide range of categories ranging from electronics to fashion.

To sweeten the Payday Sale, users can also look forward to lowest prices guaranteed on dozens of premium electronics at Shopee Gadget Zone, a dedicated in-app portal for all things tech, which was newly launched this month. With up to 80% off some of 2018’s hottest electronic products such as the Nintendo Switch, Canon Inkjet Printer, and Harman JBL Soundbar. Furthermore, users can also expect up to P4,000 off products from top brands including Samsung, Vivo, Oppo, and Xiaomi.

Jane Lim, Director of Shopee Philippines said, “This month’s Payday Sale will be bigger and better with our new Shopee Gadget Zone featuring premium electronics at unbeatable prices for our users. Shopee Gadget Zone has been well-received by users in the short time since its launch and together with the Payday Sale, we want to build on this early momentum and continue our goal to deliver top electronic products at attractive prices for all our users in the Philippines. Moving forward, we will continue to diversify our product assortments and engage users with even more exciting deals tailored for their needs and preferences.

For more information on:
Shopee’s Payday Sale, visit https://shopee.ph/paydaysalejuly.
Shopee’s Gadget Zone, visit https://shopee.ph/m/gadgetzone.

For more information on Shopee, visit https://shopee.ph
Download the Shopee app for free on Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

List Sotheby’s International Realty Philippines presents sensible green co-working spaces in BGC

Bonifacio Global City has one of the most expensive real estate values in the Philippines. As a hub for multinational offices, luxury residential towers, and posh commercial strips, it comes as no surprise that just about everyone wants to have a piece of the former military base in the heart of Metro Manila.

Now, those who want a workspace in BGC can look up the list of office spaces in the portfolio of List Sotheby’s International Realty Philippines as it just included one of the largest workspace solution providers in the country.

Dubbed as The Office, the newest addition to the portfolio of List Sotheby’s brings BGC workspace solutions to a whole new level. With a wide array of workspace configurations, The Office definitely has an option that can meet specific needs.

“The workspace industry is fast growing in the Philippines and with The Office in our portfolio, we are able to provide more and better options to our clientele. This allows us to provide our clients with cost-efficient solutions right in the heart of the growing financial capital of Metro Manila – BGC. With the cost of office space in the area continuously climbing, The Office is a sensible alternative without sacrificing on the quality; it’s like your own office made even better,” said Meg Impat, Marketing Manager of List Sotheby’s International Realty Philippine office.

The Office was opened by List Sotheby’s International Realty on July 25 at the High Street South Corporate Plaza, Tower 1 in BGC. All amenities are now fully available for leasing.

From open workspace layouts to private cubicles, The Office also offers virtual offices and a green space community. With its modern interiors, the highly scalable workspaces at The Office are able to create work areas that are responsive to the needs of its users.

The Office boasts of flexible workspaces, it also comes with the non-negotiables in any office – meeting rooms, a pantry, a receptionist, lounge and breakout rooms, 24/7 security system, and reliable 800 mbps internet connection.

But more than these, The Office takes it a notch higher with a circuit training gym and premium third wave coffee shop.

Inquiries on The Office may be coursed through the List Sotheby’s International Realty Philippines Leasing Department at 09778096003 and leasing@listsir.ph.

earAccess hearing aids to be available in the Philippines

Canadian social enterprise makes high quality hearing aids accessible to Filipinos

Not too many Filipinos are knowledgeable when it comes to detecting possible hearing problems. And even if they are, devices that provide immediate solutions like hearing aids may be out of their reach because of the prohibitive prices.

But it will soon be a thing of the past as Canadian social enterprise earAccess, Inc. makes its high quality yet affordable hearing aids available in the Philippines. The company partnered with FINE Nutrition Trading International, a company known for its various health and well-being products, who will serve as the exclusive local distributor of earAccess hearing aids in the country.

earAccess hearing aids will be formally launched this month, and they will be available initially at select Watsons stores.

Thanks to ACCESS® 1 and ACCESS® 2 hearing aid models being launched, more Filipinos will now have access to high quality, durable and more importantly affordable, hearing aids. Currently, hearing aids are out of reach to many hearing-impaired Filipinos because they are expensive. The high price tag for hearing aids thus acted as a barrier for those with hearing impairment to get the access and relief that hearing aids provide. earAccess will change all of that.

“Indeed, hearing aids are very pricey so we changed the low-volume, high-margin status quo to a high-volume, lower margin model since hearing aids, although sold mostly at high prices, cost relatively little to make. With our ACCESS® brand of hearing aids, we were able to combine quality and low price to make them truly affordable,” declares Audra Renyi, Chief Executive Officer of earAccess, Inc.

In the Philippines, Filipinos with hearing impairment are about 17%, of the population based on the last National Registry done by the Department of Health (DOH) back in 1997.

Better Hearing Philippines, a non-government organization that assists the government in helping prevent hearing loss, conducted a nationwide survey on hearing disability and ear disorders in 2005. It estimated the prevalence of hearing disability at 8.8%, with hearing impairment, including mild forms of hearing loss, at 28%. The Philippine National Ear Institute, meanwhile, reported that “at least eight profoundly hearing deaf babies are born every day in the country, which is about one deaf baby born every 3 hours.”

Renyi said over 1 billion people worldwide suffer from hearing loss, and most live in developing countries and would need hearing aids. However, almost none of them can afford hearing aids so she decided to launch earAccess after her work at World Wide Hearing, a non-profit organization that works to provide hearings aids in underserved communities globally.

“With earAccess, our social mission is to create a financially sustainable way of reaching millions of people around the world who need hearing aids through our advocacy of ‘Come, Save, and Hear.’ We believe that if you cannot hear, you are cut off from your world, so we want to help you acquire hearing aids and reconnect with family and friends” Renyi adds.

To know more about earAccess and its ACCESS® 1 and ACCESS® 2 hearing aids, like the earAccess Facebook page, www.facebook.com/earaccessph or visit https://earaccess.com.

Clear vision within arm’s reach with Varilux® X seriesTM

Near vision blurriness begins at age 40. Presbyopia or near vision blurriness is a natural part of aging where individuals experience difficulty reading printed words up close, checking websites onscreen or seeing objects at a distance.

Presbyopia can be corrected with progressive lenses that provide seamless vision between near, intermediate and far distances. Progressive lenses no longer have the distinct line found across traditional bi-focals, giving the wearer a more modern, youthful look.

Essilor, the inventor of progressive lenses, presents the Varilux® X seriesTM, designed to reinvent near vision by extending it further within arm’s reach.

“With the launch of the Varilux® X seriesTM, 40-year-olds and above no longer have to worry about vision problems. They can enjoy life with clear and healthy eye sight,” said Essilor Philippines general manager Dr. Emelita Roleda.

The most advanced progressive lens, the Varilux® X seriesTM uses a revolutionary technology called Xtend™. The result is near vision sharpness and fluidity within arm’s reach.

With today’s digital-focused life, 40-something individuals can comfortably and seamlessly capture every detail when viewing their smartphones, tablets and laptops.
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See life clearly with the Varilux® X seriesTM progressive lenses.

Learn more about Varilux progressive lenses by visiting your eye care professional or leading optical shop by logging on to www.essilor.com.ph

PMAP holds 2nd HR Innovation Summit on August 15

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), the preeminent organization of people managers and HR practitioners in the country, will hold the “2nd HR Innovation Summit” at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria (Ortigas Center) on August 15, 2018 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm).

With this year’s theme “HR Next Practices”, this momentous event will feature industry experts and distinguished practitioners to share their knowledge and innovative ideas that will equip organizations in developing employees to thrive in the opportunities and challenges today and in the future.

The line-up of remarkable speakers includes PMAP President Michelle C. Garcia, FPM, HR Director of East-Asia Region SGS Gulf Limited (Regional Operating Headquarters), who will talk about “Revolutionary HR: The Next HR Leadership”; Ms. Amor Maclang, Chief Communications Officer of GeiserMaclang, who will discuss his experience in “Adopting the Blockchain Technology in HR”; Mr. Engelbert T. Camasura, AFPM, President of Asia Select, Inc. (ASI), who will enlighten participants in his talk “Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment”; Mr. Kogie Angeles, Co-Founder/ Vice President of The Office Cowork + Life, who will present “The Gig Economy: How It Impacts the Way We Work”; and Atty. Raul R. Cortez, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft Philippines, who will give a sneak peek of “Telecommuting and Its Implications in the Workplace.”

Aside from the exciting talks, participants will also have the opportunity to be introduced to new products and services from various companies through their exhibit booths at the HR Techxhibit Hall. PMAP also welcome partnerships for this event.

The summit is open to the public and guarantees an interesting and relevant day of learning about HR best practices and innovation to be attended by HRM and business professionals, representatives from the academe, SMEs and industry partners. The Investment fee per delegate is Php3,500.00 for PMAP members and Php3,800 for non-members.

For more information, please contact Ms. Clara Delfin at tel. no. 726-1532 loc. 323 or email clara.delfin@pmap.org.ph.

Shopee Launches “Shopee Celebrity Club”

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, is the first e-commerce platform in the Philippines to onboard a series of official celebrities on the platform with the launch of the Shopee Celebrity Club. With this, Shopee users can now easily access a curated collection of products by their favourite celebrities on Shopee, including brand ambassador Anne Curtis, Avel Bacudio, Matteo Guidicelli, Vice Ganda, Kris Aquino, and more.

To mark the launch of Shopee Celebrity Squad, Shopee will be offering exclusive deals and discounts across all celebrity stores from July 4 to 7. As a special treat, Shopee in collaboration with Grab Express, will also offer same-day delivery to all celebrity stores for free!

Jane Lim, Director of Shopee Philippines, said, “Our users form the core of all our strategies, and the launch of Shopee Celebrity Club represents our commitment to always find new ways to reach out to and engage them. We know Filipinos adore their homegrown celebrities, and we began to notice a rising demand for their products. Hence, we decided to introduce a dedicated in-app space featuring a variety of celebrity brands to allow shoppers to easily access products sold by their favourite celebrities. We are proud to be the first e-commerce to officially launch such an initiative in the Philippines and look forward to even more exciting celebrity collaborations to come.”

The grand launch of Shopee Celebrity Club will feature exclusive offers, including a 20% storewide discount on selected celebrity shops from July 4 to 7. Celebrities featured in the debut of Shopee Celebrity Club include:
● Shopee Philippines’ first-ever brand ambassador Anne Curtis, with her cosmetics line, BLK Cosmetics
● Comedian and TV host, Vice Ganda, with his brand Vice Cosmetics
● Actress, producer, and host, Kris Aquino, with her famous collaboration Kris x Ever Bilena featuring lipsticks and brow products
● Filipino broadcast journalist, Korina Sanchez, with her skincare line K Everyday Beauty
● Much-loved actress, Karel Marquez, who will be releasing her first cosmetics line, Kspark Beauty Cosmetics, exclusively on Shopee
● Best-selling authors Charo Santos, Alex Gonzaga, Ramon Bautista, Richard Poon, and Maricar Reyes from ABS-CBN Publishing, each with their own novels

To add to the excitement, the kick off of Shopee Celebrity Club will also feature the launch of the highly anticipated apparel label Avel x Matteo by Filipino designer Avel Bacudio and actor Matteo Guidicelli. The denim brand will be exclusively available on Shopee from July 4.

“Avel x Matteo’s concept is about quality of life and finding a good balance between work and friends. I am excited to be part of the Shopee Celebrity Club, and also, to be working with the leading e-commerce platform in the Philippines. After a year of planning and creating, I’m finally able to share these ripped, stretch and lightweight jeans with everyone. This is my first time venturing into the fashion industry- collaborating with Avel and launching exclusively in Shopee make it extra special for me, ” said Matteo Guidicelli.

“We are so thrilled to debut Avel x Matteo, a collection of limited edition ripped jeans exclusively on Shopee. Our goal was to make designer jeans accessible to a broader market. We are able to do that with our partnership with Shopee. It enables us to reach a wide network of customers in the Philippines,” said Avel Bacudio.

Beyond providing users with access to products by their favourite celebrities, users can also look forward to exclusive campaigns and events presented in collaboration with these celebrities, including giveaways and celebrity appearances on Shopee’s Facebook live sessions. Stay tuned on Shopee’s Facebook page for a one-on-one Facebook live session with Korina Sanchez, Matteo Guidicelli and Enchong Dee for more details on their products.

Don’t miss the chance to shop from your favourite celebrities on Shopee. For more information about Shopee Celebrity Club, visit https://shopee.ph/ShopeeCelebrityClub

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