Friday, April 29, 2016

Promo starts on May 1, Labor Day Smart Padala gives back to hardworking Pinoys with Padalang Padalow

Starting on May 1, Labor Day, until July 31, consumers can enjoy lower remittance rates from Smart Padala whenever they send money to their loved ones, wherever they are, as the the country’s leading domestic remittance services provider launches its Padalang Padalow promo in honor of our hardworking Filipino workers.

With the enrolment season coming up soon, Filipinos can take advantage of Smart Padala’s low remittance fees to send much-needed money to their loved ones across the country. For padala above P3,000, customers will only pay a nominal fee of 2% of the remittance amount,

instead of the usual 2.5%. For P3,001 to P3,500 padala, customers will only have to pay P70 instead of P87.50; and P5,000 padala for only P100 from P125.

The Padalang Padalow promo can be enjoyed until July 31 through 15,000 Smart Padala partner centers, the biggest network of non-bank money-in and money-out touchpoints nationwide.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Get freebies when you apply now for a PSBank Auto Loan online!

Great deals await those who will apply for a PSBank Auto Loan through the latest addition to the Bank’s digital offerings—the PSBank Online Auto Loan Application.

Individuals who will apply for a PSBank Auto Loan through PSBank Online Auto Loan Application from March 21 to May 16, 2016 will get a free comprehensive insurance on the first year and free chattel mortgage.

Simply avail of an auto loan amounting to at least PhP500,000, to be paid within a minimum two-year period to enjoy PSBank’s freebies under this promo. Approved loan applications must be booked no later than 10 days from the last day of the promo period.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Globe myBusiness joins Manila International Auto Show, showcases myBusiness Tracker

Globe Telecom small and medium enterprise (SME) arm Globe myBusiness is participating in this year’s Manila International Auto Show, the biggest motoring and driving event in the Philippines which features brand new cars, hybrid cars, and concept car launches from the country’s top automotive brands, state-of-the-art auto parts and electronic gadget exhibits, motorsports clinics and demos and on-road and off-road test drives.

Globe myBusiness is showcasing its newest solution myBusiness Tracker, a do-it-yourself portable GPS tracking solution that enables users to monitor the real-time location of their vehicles and assets. Perfect for SMEs in the Retail, Hotel, Restaurant and CafĂ©, and Logistics industries, the Globe myBusiness tracker can help SMEs improve delivery planning, real-time monitoring, improve driving habits and save and avoid unnecessary costs.  It boasts of features such as live tracking, trip summaries, snail trail, SMS commands, status info, vehicle statistics, historical data of up to 2 years, geo-fencing, notification for alerts and warnings, and Excel export. The Globe myBusiness Tracker is available for only P699 a month for a 24-month lock-up period.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

BPI, DOST Award Young Outstanding Scientists

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) presented the Best Project of the Year Award to Jerome Alan S. Japitana, a BS-Chemistry student of the University of Santo Tomas at the 2016 BPI-DOST Science Awards, held at The Mind Museum, Taguig last April 5, 2016.

Also the winner Best in Basic Research Award, Japitana’s study “Using Non-Precious Materials in the Development of a Cost-Effective Cathode Catalyst for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells”, studied the use of cobalt to improve the efficiency of fuel cell performance. Fuel cells are a viable option for environmentally-sustainable and economically-feasible source of energy.