Southwestern University PHINMA, traditionally known for its outstanding medical and allied health programs, launched seven non-medical courses through “Down the Rabbit Hole”, a night of magic and boundlessness held at the function hall of Bohol La Roca in 20 January 2018.
Salazar encouraged student to be part of this new journey being undertaken by SWU. “You wouldn’t want to miss this,” he said. “Because this thing that we’re brewing, it’s magic.”
The exclusive launch featured a whimsical performance of acrobats, and jugglers from Jumping Jack Acrobats, and remarkable improve performances by Simon Lastimosa, Jean Seraña, Darwin baliton, James Clapano, Jane Alcala, Erika Naruasa, Joyce Marie Roan, Cornillo Pahang, and Van Duke Gacayan. The event also featured the launch of the SWU Next ad.
“SWU’s PHINMA’s paramount thrust is to develop students to become the best that they can be,” said Chito Salazar, SWU President. “We launched the SWU Next programs to provide more opportunities to achieve that goal. SWU PHINMA has established its distinction in its Medicine and Allied Health programs. Today, we are extending this pursuit for excellence in other areas that are less traditional. And as this event has shown , we are not afraid to go against the grain and do things that have never been done before because we are fueled by our student’s passion to change the world, whether it’s through Architecture, Business, Communications, IT or any other career.
“The programs we have beyond Medicine are diverse and exciting in their own different ways. What ties them together is having a deep understanding of humanity at the core of their curriculums, allowing our students to properly address humanity’s most fundamental needs. And this is what will set us and our graduate’s part.”
The United Print Media Group (UPMG), the premier association of major publication companies, with more than 100 titles of major newspapers, tabloids and magazines in the country will once again spearhead its flagship project, Tinta Awards.
The UPMG Tinta Awards, now on its 6th edition is the first Philippine press award-giving body geared toward recognizing excellence in print advertising. Its aim is to encourage creativity in printand to keep the spirit of print media alive in an increasingly digital terrain. The eventgives due recognition to the creativity and excellence of Philippine print advertising practitioners.
The 6th Tinta Awards has categories ranging from consumer and public service print advertising, interactive and integrated print campaign, special print media execution to online advertising campaign and print craft. This year’s competition shall also recognize creativity in magazine and newspaper layout and design, and special supplements.
There is also a student category, which seeks to “attract new generation readers among the youth” through print media’s communication campaigns.
“I’ve always believed in creativity in advertising on print,” says Tinta Awards overall chairman Angel Guerrero, editor-in-chief and publisher of print media’s multi-awarded Adobo Magazine, “I believe print will remain a strong and relevant medium of communications.”
The contest is open to all Philippine-based advertising agencies, digital agencies, media independents, print media publishers and printing companies, advertisers, and college students.
For those up for the challenge, all entries must be an original and inspiring idea, relevant to its context, well executed, and entries must have been published or displayed for the first time between September 1, 2015 and September 2017.
The 2017 jury will be composed of distinguished luminaries from the advertising, publishing, media and creative industries.
After several months of validation and reconciliation of accounts, Philippine Airlines (PAL) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are pleased to announce that they have reached a resolution on the CAAP and MIAA fees issue.
The DOTr has accepted the offer of PAL to pay in full the P6B claims of the CAAP/MIAA, and PAL commits to keep all transactions updated and current with the CAAP/MIAA.
One of the overriding reasons why PAL agreed to settle is to manifest its trust and confidence in President Duterte’s administration.
PAL assured the government and the traveling public that it will continuously provide its vital airline operations in the service of the Filipino people.
As Christmas is fast approaching, we can feel the pressure on what to buy either for ourselves or to our loved ones.
Here is one option you can go to:
A brand new Huawei phone.
Where to buy?
Save N Earn recently opened another store dedicated to Huawei mobiles phones at Island City Mall, Dao, Tagbilaran City. They also introduced the new Huawei P10. A revolutionary device to mobile photography. With Dual 20 MP + 12 MP, f/2.2, OIS, Leica optics, 2x lossless zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash and an ability to shoot 1080p resolution videos at 60 fps, you will surely get the most of what you want and more.
Along with Huawei P10, I was shown also one of their newest model. A top secret mobile phone that will us all
millenials beg for it. It has the capabilities short of a P10 but the price much lower than a P10. It is gonna hit the market this November so stay tuned for it.
Make sure to visit the new Huawei Store at Island City Mall, Dao, Tagbilaran City!
2GO, the country’s biggest shipping and logistics company launches two brand new SuperCat fast ferries to serve the ports of Cebu, Tagbilaran and Ormoc.
M/V St. Sariel, a 300-seater passenger fast ferry with high tech and world-class navigate by wire and touvh system navigational controls is the newest addition to the SuperCat fleet that will serve the Cebu-Tagbilaran route.
Earlier this month, M/V St. Camael, the sister fast ferry of St. Sariel, officially sailed its maiden voyage from Cebu to Ormoc after a grand launch held at Pier 4 in Cebu. The event was graced by Cebu city Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella who cut the ribbon along with 2GO Travel and SuperCat executives.
One of the highlights of the M/V Camael launch also was JayR, hailed as the Philippines’ King of RnB who sung the official jingle of SuperCat – “Zoom to the Islands”. Guests were treated to an hour cruise along Cebu coast with the glittering “Queen City of the South” Skyline.
“These two new vessels are Australian-designed and proudly 100% Philippine-made and constructed by Filipino engineers”, said Lito M. Salvio, SuperCat General Manager.
Salvio added that the two fastcrafts running at 25knots are Bureau Veritas classed vessels. Which means, these transport units were constructed adhering to strict international standards of Bureau Veritas classification society.
M/V St. Sariel and M/V St. Camael were constructed by Austal, a global shipbuilder for more that 25 years. The international company offers the highest quality ships, systems and support for the world’s leading operators.
SuperCat has now eight vessels serving the ports of Batangas, Calapan, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu, Tagbilaran and Ormoc.
The premier fastcraft of 2GO was recently awarded Asia’s Most Trusted Brand in Thailand and also bestowed Excellence award by the Global Trade Leaders Club in Madrid, Spain.