BPI Express Online Phishing Scams Alert

As a loyal client of BPI Express Online for a good number of years already, I don’t even take the time to check if the site that I’m logging online is the correct one or not. I thought every time I see the BPI logo and the login page I’m already safe. Until I received an email, which I thought was from BPI too, asking me to login to my BPI account. I did not login right away because I saw the advisory of BPI on their site prior to receiving this phishing email.

If you haven’t seen the BPI adivsory on this latest email phishing scam, here’s what is written on their page. Continue reading…

 

Watch Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight For Free

Here are the venues for viewing the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight all over the Philippines  for FREE! Yes, you’ve read it right. Most of these free  viewings are provided by the local government. Some offer free coffee and hot pandesal too (check Olongapo City).

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If you know of other venues in your cities and provinces, let us know in the comments section below.

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3 Best Investments To Grow Your Money in 2015

Do you want to be  financially stable entrepreneur this 2015 ?

Here are the 3  investment opportunities to start your journey:

1.    Invest in stocks or bonds

2.    Invest in a franchise concept

3.    Invest in your own business concept

Admit it. We all get that post-holiday hangover, especially when we’re all getting back to work after a long and relaxing vacation. However, whenever we think of the expenses made during the holidays, we just can’t wait to get back to business as usual and think of other ways to further increase income. And with that, new year’s resolutions are made. As you make your own list of resolutions, make sure to include your business financial goals not just to pay for your debts but also to save for 2015 and for the years to come.

Setting financial goals at the beginning of the year is what most entrepreneurs do to start their year right. Whether it be meeting a new sales target, a business expansion, or a new investment, they see every opportunity as a key to progress. It just goes without saying that being financially secured is a priority. Entrepreneurs just need to re-evaluate their financial status and assess how much risks they’re willing to take for a wealthier 2015. Because honestly, growing your money (even if it’s difficult at the onset), will surely be worth it after all.

2014 may be a great year for investment, but 2015 will be more than that as more and more people are turning into investing. Don’t waste time and check out these three investment opportunities to kick start your 2015 with a blast.

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Philippines ‘ Gilas Pilipinas won as the MVF Best Country Award in FIBA 2014

Salamat sa #Puso #GilasPilipinas #LabanPilipinas !!!

Thanks to all the Filipino millions around the world, Gilas  Pilipinas, won as the MVF Best Country Award. It is equivalent to MVP in a basketball competition but this time it’s not only 1 person and not even a team that won it but all the supporters of Gilas Pilipinas all over the world.

How did the Gilas Pilpinas supporters win?

According to FIBA official website, “IBA used the full spectrum of digital and social media tools to maximise the awareness of its flagship event prior to it tipping off.” It means all the social network signals were accumulated from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram using the hashtag  #Spain2014 among others.

“All points earned by fans that support the same national team accumulated to determine the MVF Best Country Award.” – Fiba

Now this is something we , the fans, can be very proud of.

Again,  maraming salamat sa #Puso #GilasPilipinas #LabanPilipinas !!!

 

 

Brina Kei Maximo – Pinay With Down Syndrome Dines with Obama

Brina Kei Maximo- the first Filipina to be selected as Global Youth Ambassador representing Asia-Pacific. She is among the guests invited by US President and Mrs. Barack Obama to dine with them as they host the “Special Olympics and A Unified Generation” event at the White House.

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The 17th year old  Filipino teenager with Down Syndrome is with  Special Olympics athletes, volunteers and worldwide supporters of the Special Olympics movement during the dinner.

Brina  is  currently a college student taking up AB History. She graduated last year from a regular High School as Class Valedictorian at the appropriate age of 16. She is  an active member of the Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines (DSAPI).

She has been invite to speak before organizations, companies and schools to promote the respect, acceptance and inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities.

Her father, Winston Maximo, who is battling Ankylosing Spondylitis, a degenerative bone condition won the Search for the Happiest Pinoy in 2009 is also an active parent-members of DSAPI.

source: Abs-cbn, Youtube.com, http://iamkcat.blogspot.com/

 

Folding the Philippine Flag Properly

Tomorrow, June 12 is Independence Day in the Philippines. It is already the 116th celebration of Philippine independence since June 12, 1898 when it was first proclaimed in Kawit, Cavite.  During this day, the Philippine flag is being hoisted all over the country. It is even encouraged to display it on every houses of all Filipinos not only in the Philippines but around the world as well. In fact, May 28-June 12 is considered as National Flag Day where all Filipinos are encouraged to display the Philippine flag in all offices, agencies, and instruments of government, business establishments, schools, and private homes throughout this period.

Raising the flag is easy but folding it is a different matter. There’s a right way to fold and keep it. Remember, taking care of the Philippine flag is like taking care of all the Filipinos. It also shows how we respect our nation.

I just got this instruction from gov.ph site, the Official Gazette of the Philippines and want to share to all the Filipinos.

Steps to Properly Fold the Philippine National Flag Continue reading…

 

Gabay ng Pag-asa ng Masa Foundation, Inc (GPMFI) – Delisted from DA

I received some inquiries about the status of Gabay ng Pag-asa ng Masa Foundation, Inc (GPMFI). I’m  not actually update on what is going-on on this organization but to give you some feedback, I’d checked Department of Agriculture’s web page and indeed Gabay ng Pag-asa ng Masa Foundation, Inc (GPMFI) is delisted among the accredited NGOs of the department due to failure of liquidating funds.

 

Here’s the full Notice to the Public as signed by Mr. EDILBERTO M. DE LUNA, the Chairman, NGO/PO Accreditation Committee.

 NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 

This is to inform the public that Gabay ng Pag-asa ng Masa Foundation, Inc (GPMFI) with office address at No. 3 Mezzanine E. Santos Building, Mabini Street, Pasig City is delisted from the list of accredited NGOs of the Department of Agriculture for failure to liquidate funds as provided in the Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Agriculture.

As such, GPMFI is no longer entitled to recieved any assistance from the Department of Agriculture, effective February 3, 2014, without prejudice to the full settlement of their obligations governing transfer/availment of funds provided for under the MOA executed for the purpose.

EDILBERTO M. DE LUNA
Assistant Secretary for Field Operations and
Chairman, NGO/PO Accreditation Committee

If you want to download the official memo, you can download from this link:
Notice to the Public: Gabay ng Pag-asa ng Masa Foundation, Inc (GPMFI)

 

2014 Unlad Kabuhayan Summit Job Fair

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The annual Unlad Kabuhayan job fair has gotten bigger!

Fact:   80,000 participants attended the Summit Job Fair last December 2012.

2014 Goal: Over 100,000 job seekers are expected to attend and explore better job opportunities.

Next year, Unlad Kabuhayan Inc will hold another Summit Job Fair exclusive to the employers of jobsDB only. Moreover, due to its previous success, it will be attended by not only 5 but 13 Iglesia ni Cristo districts with an estimated 100,000 participants. The 13 districts include Metro Manila (Central, North, South, East, West, Quezon City), Batangas, Laguna, Pampanga, Bulacan North, Bulacan South, Rizal, and Nueva Ecija.

The Unlad Kabuhayan International Incorporated which aims to equip every Filipino with tools to fight poverty and sustain growth while jobsDB in its endless effort to help improve lives of Filipinos by providing better career opportunities has exclusively partnered with Unlad Kabuhayan International Incorporated.

The 2014 Unlad Kabuhayan Summit Job Fair will be held on January 24-26, 2014 in SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

For more information:  call jobsDB Philippines at (632) 914-8000

 

Globe, Smart, Sun Offer Free Local and International Texts (SMS)

Globe, Smart, Sun offer free local and int’l texts to affected Visayas provinces

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To help the communities severely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, the country’s three mobile phone operators — Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, and Sun Cellular are jointly offering 25 free SMS per day for five days that may be used for local and international messages. This will be available to all their customers in the provinces of Leyte, Samar, Cebu, Aklan, Antique, and Capiz from November 13 to 17.

“This free service is open to all Globe and TM subscribers in these Visayas provinces. This is the company’s way of giving assistance to our customers who suffered from the typhoon’s onslaught and who need to reach out to their family and friends in the country and abroad, Continue reading…