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Robinsons Rewards Card Members Get Treats at Caltex

Chevron Philippines and Robinsons Rewards Card Form Partnership

Good news Robinsons Rewards Card members, you get discounts and savings treats when you fuel up at Caltex. You can now use your points to redeem Php1 discount for every liter of fuel purchased at participating Caltex stations nationwide. You also earn a point for every five liter gas up. Get more points for fuel and shopping savings when you fuel up at Caltex and shop at Robinsons often. This is a unique offer forged together by Chevron Philippines (CPI), the marketer of Caltex fuels and lubricants, and Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc (RRHI). It’s a partnership that allows customers to quickly and continually add value to purchases made through the rewards card. Now, there are more reasons to choose Caltex. Fueling up on Caltex with Techron means motorist gets the five benefits of maximized power, improved fuel economy, lower emission, smoother drive and reliable performance. Add to that points that ...

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How to Retire Before The Age of 50

How to Retire Before the Age of 50 by Chinkee Tan

Would you like to know how to retire before the age of 50? I would, though I feel that it’s not totally possible since I’m already in my late 40s. But still, I would like to be able to be able to free myself from working so hard in my old age without having to worry about my finances. Gone are the days when I can say “I still have time.” How I wish I have the knowledge to manage my finances even in my youth. I sure don’t but that doesn’t mean I can’t gain that know-how now and put it to practice. I recently learned that Chinkee Tan will be conducting a conference dubbed “How to Retire Before the Age of 50” on June 20, 2015, Saturday at Metro Tent, Metro Walk in Pasig City. Young or old, rich or poor, man or woman, this is our opportunity to level up our personal finance. And as ...

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Virtual to Reality – Nissan GT Academy in the Philippines

Ricardo Sanchez seated at the Nissan GT Academy Pod

Virtual to Reality, this is basically what you’ll experience when you become part of the GT Academy where skilled Gran Turismo players get trained to become real race car driver. Now this opportunity has expanded in Asia, and in the Philippines, the Nissan GT Academy was recently launched. This is an opportunity for Filipinos to be trained in UK and compete in a real racetrack. GT Academy began in 2008. The virtual-to-pro racing competition is considered a global reality TV show. Nissan Philippines, Inc is the newest participant and the chosen candidates will be competing against other Asian countries to become the GT Academy Champion. “With the launch of GT Academy in the Philippines, we at Nissan offer an exciting opportunity for Filipinos to emerge as a breakthrough talent in the racing world,” said Antonio Zara, President and Managing Director of Nissan Philippines, Inc. At GT Academy, any player who can show that ...

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Piolo Pascual Supports Essilor’s Campaign for Healthy Vision

Piolo Pascual is brand ambassador of Essilor "Seeing The World Better" campaign

As brand ambassador, Piolo Pascual supports Essilor’s campaign for healthy vision. “Seeing the World Better” was launched last February 16th aiming to create a public awareness on the importance of good vision. The campaign is in response to reports that over 20 million Filipinos are in need of visual correction. Piolo himself was seen having his eyes checked for refraction. “Across the globe, 4 billion people need visual correction, and in the Philippines, over 20 million individuals need visual correction. As a leader, we feel it is our responsibility to do something to alleviate the situation and this is the reason we are doing this campaign,” said Dr. Emelita Roleda, Essilor general manager. Essilor is the world leader for corrective lenses. Its mission is to enable everyone in the world to see well using lenses tailored to their needs. That is why the company develops a wide range of lenses ...

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Chinese New Year 2015 at Solaire Resort and Casino

The Money Tree at Solaire Resort and Casino

Solaire Resort and Casino welcomes the Chinese New Year for 2015 with traditional festivities, special packages and treats. Although I’m of Chinese descent, I grew up with my family not observing Chinese traditions. So an opportunity to witness how it’s done is always welcome for me. I thought February 19, 2015 will just be a regular day for me, until the opportunity to visit Solaire to cover their activities for the day came along. Customers were able to watch the Lion Dance. It’s always fun to watch dancers holding the Dragon and Lion heads performing, making gymnastic moves. The dance started at the main lobby and then roamed the various areas of the resort with the usual music and dance routine. Then the money tree located at the Atrium was lit. As we tried to catch up with the Lion Dance, we were able to check out Solaire which was ...

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Lancris Residences February Treat

Lancris Residences

Lancris Residences sets the mood for February with a Valentine offering you’re sure to love. Buyers of condominium units in Diamond and Garnet Towers get a reservation discount and a special pen upon fulfilling some requirements. Getting a Php5,000 discount on your reservation fee, plus a special edition Parker Pen will sure make the deal sweeter.   It’s easy to take advantage of Lancris Residences February Treat. Simply need to make a full payment of the reservation fee at a discounted rate and photocopies of at least two (2) government-issued ID and proof of income. The proof of income may either be your payslip or Certificate of Employment. Lastly, submitting a fully accomplished Reservation Application (RA) and Buyer’s Info Sheet (BIS).  Located in the midst of all the amenities and conveniences of urban living in Paranaque City, the Land Cris Somerset’s legacy project makes your dream of owning your own paradise without ...

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PGA Cars – The World of Super Cars

At the Lamborghini Section of PGA Cars - The World of Super Cars

I’m not a car fanatic and so I don’t usually keep myself updated with what’s out there. But I drool whenever I see a true beauty of design and engineering. And I can’t help myself whenever I pass by EDSA and see the cars on display on PGA Cars. Can you imagine how I felt when I went to the The World of Super Cars Motor Show? Shucks, I catch myself daydreaming while I stare at the beauty of all the Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini and Bentley cars on display. The reality is that I will never be able to afford these super cars. I’m sure even the lowest-priced among these brands will buy me a house & lot, a decent sedan or SUV, and still have money at the bank. But if God allows it, I shall have mine, haha! The Super Cars motor show is a chance to check out what’s out there. ...

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Uratex is Committed to Making Sleep Better

I toured the Uratex Plant sometime in 2012 and shared on my blog a glimpse of their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. After two years, I joined the plant tour once again. At the back of my mind, I was a bit hesitant for having made the decision of joining. Will I be learning something new this time around? To give you an idea, I can say that Uratex is committed to making sleep better. Uratex is quite popularly known for foams, particularly bed mattresses. As a matter of fact, I would even say that the brand is synonymous to this product alone. They do manufacture other products such as plastic wares and monobloc chairs. But because they’ve been making foams for several years already, they were able to venture into other products that uses foam such as pillows, sofa bed, and even sala sets. We went around the entire facility starting ...

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Jamming with Bamboo is a #BeefedUpSarap Experience

Jamming with Bamboo

I attended “Rock On With An Icon,” an event that officially welcomed Rock Star and The Voice Philippines coach Bamboo Manalac to the Jollibee Family. Held at the Craft Pub and Grill at The Fort Strip last January 21st, it was an awesome experience watching him perform. Most of all, we had a chance to sing with him and I can say that jamming with Bamboo is a #BeefedUpSarap experience. And as an icing on the cake, I was part of the group that jammed and won the competition. I’m sure you’ve seen the newest television commercial of Jollibee for one of it’s dishes, the Garlic Pepper Beef featuring Bamboo in the lead. It’s one of my favorite dish to order, and because it’s only Php50, I can order it over and over again. For me, a beef dish makes dining special and I experience that whenever I’m at Jollibee, ...

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Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014

Group Shot - Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014

I’ve been blogging for quite sometime now and have been to some organized bloggers group event. It’s a great opportunity to meet blogger friends and meet new ones. Last December 13th, I braved the traffic and the rain just to get to the Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014 at the Aluform facilities at Jade Garden, San Juan City. FBN is one of the most active bloggers group in the country, and I’m glad I pushed to attend the event. The Christmas Party was filled with fun games, great food and more importantly, sharing of stories of the fellow online writers. Too bad I missed a lot of the activities. I got to the venue at around 4pm, two hours late. The Filipino Bloggers Network has almost 1400 blogger members at the moment and continue to expand as it provides a venue for bloggers in the Philippines to interact with other ...

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