Showing posts from November, 2021

PCPPI wins Corporate Excellence Award at Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards

President and CEO Frederick D. Ong honored with Master Entrepreneur Award Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI) wins at APEA 2022. The photo shows PCPPI president and chief executive officer Frederick D. Ong proudly showing the company’s Corporate Excellence Award and his Master Entrepreneur Award from the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022. The annual recognition program honors the region’s best in business performance towards sustainable growth. Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI), the exclusive manufacturer of PepsiCo beverages in the country, was presented the Corporate Excellence Award at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards (APEA) 2022 for achieving operational and entrepreneurial excellence. Held last October 20, 2022 in Penang, Malaysia, the APEA ceremony also honored PCPPI President and Chief Executive Officer Frederick D. Ong with the Master Entrepreneur Award. This honor highlights industry trailblazers whose strong entrepreneurial characters inspire up-

VVS Collective celebrates women from the countryside with pop-rap crossover “Probinsyana”

  Promising hip-hop quartet VVS Collective pays tribute to the women of the countryside whose distinct looks, effortless grace, and captivating intelligence redefine conventional standards of beauty. On their lilting anthem “ Probinsyana ,” the rap crew delivers a romantic serenade for every ‘country’ lass who took their breath away in recent years. “ Probinsyana is a feel-good track which many Filipinos can relate to,” the group describes the appeal of their latest single. “It’s about searching and pursuing that dream girl who lives in the suburbs or the province. It expounds on the qualities of a province girl who’s simple yet has everything you’re looking for in a girl. With the thousands of islands that the Philippines has, the track will surely transcend to all Probinsyanas all over the country.” What makes it extra special is their attempt to take a stand against urbanite snobbery and Manila-centrism in a song that celebrates women of all kinds, regardless of their geogra

Bangkok Music City goes fully virtual with more than 60 participating Thai and global artists

The showcase festival will feature music performances and talks on gaming, film, soft power and art Almost 2 years have passed, but COVID-19 is still looming over all of us. With the unpredictable restrictions put on physical events in Thailand, in lieu of its signature staging at the creative district of Chareonkrung, Bangkok Music City (BMC) 2021 is set to take place 100% online via YouTube Live through BMC’s YouTube channel and Gather.Town virtual space from November 20 to 21, 2021. “Live music and entertainment industries have been hit hard by the pandemic, but we don’t want to lose hope and look beyond the pandemic preparing for the time when we can all enjoy ‘real life’ together once again,” says festival co-founder Piyapong ‘Py’ Muenprasertdee. “We strive to make BMC a platform for artists to stay connected with their fanbase, gain new international fans and seek new export opportunities by meeting with music business professionals from all over the world via our virtual netw

CCP presents Three-Day Performance Literature Festival

  The Cultural Center of the Philippines brings back the Performatura: Performance Literature Festival on November 22, 23, and 24, 2021, with the theme Performatura Pandemic Edition (PPE). This event, now virtual, will as usual showcase poetry readings, storytellings, theatrical shows, dance dramas, musical presentations, and even spoken word competitions, through Facebook live stream and Zoom, under the festival’s director Dr. Vim Nadera, a poet and a performance artist. Kulay Labitigan is also this year's creator for the official poster and video of Performatura 2021. Amidst crisis, CCP remains unaffected in fulfilling its vision and mission of bringing our country’s rich history and heritage, especially in the various fields of literature, performance as well as performing arts. The Performatura Pandemic Edition is a proof that no virus can prevent artists and cultural workers, and culture bearers as well, from gathering together. Such literary fiesta empowers individuals and

Malaysia Healthcare Gears for Industry Resilience with insigHT2021

The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) will be hosting insigHT2021, the region's leading medical travel market intelligence conference, which is set to take place virtually this 16 to 18 November. Themed Forging Resilience, insigHT2021 will focus on how the global medical travel industry can remain resilient in manoeuvring through uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now in its sixth instalment, the conference has grown to attract many international speakers and audiences, who recognise insigHT2021 as a platform to strategise and collaborate in sustaining and growing the healthcare travel industry. "The global severity of the pandemic has posed several challenges for the medical travel industry value chain due to prolonged lockdowns on both the local and international scale. "It is crucial that the medical travel industry turns lessons learnt from COVID-19 into actionable strategies. This is where insigHT plays the role as a fodder for ideas to drive the