Monday, July 15, 2019

Leading the Charge in Financial Inclusion


Yuchengco Group of Companies Chairperson Helen Yuchengco Dee (first row, fifth from left) and Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Chief Innovation and Inclusion Officer Lito Villanueva (second row, fourth from left) recently led a signing of a memorandum of understanding to launch DiskarTech, the country’s first-ever financial inclusion accelerator program to harness the Filipinos’ entrepreneurial spirit. Photo also shows officials from program partners PLDT Enterprise, Smart WiFi, Malayan Insurance, Liga ng Mga Barangay, League of Municipalities, Local Climate Change Adaptation Development, Philippine Association of Stores and Carinderia Owners, and Ka-Entrep Micro and Small Entrepreneurs Organization of the Philippines.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Isla Sugbu Seafood City Extends Special Promo Rates for Paluto All-You-Can


Good news for all seafood lovers! Cebu’s best seafood restaurant Isla Sugbu Seafood City is extending its special Paluto-All-You-Can rates of P888 and P797 in its Mckinley Hill and Cebu branches, respectively, so diners can enjoy all their favorite fresh seafood dishes, without limit, cooked to order!

Diners in Metro Manila can avail of promo rates for as low as P848 per head from 11AM to 3PM on Mondays to Thursdays, and P888 per head from 11AM to 3PM on Fridays, weekends and holidays. On Mondays to Sundays, diners can avail the discounted P888 per head from 6PM to 11PM. These rates are VAT inclusive but are still subject to 3% Service Charge. The promo is until August 31, 2019. Regular rate is priced at P1,300 per head.

Meanwhile, diners in Cebu can avail of the P797 rate from 10am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm from Mondays to Sundays until July 26, 2019 only. These rates are VAT inclusive but are still subject to 3% Service Charge. Regular rate is priced at P1,200 per head.


Making sure that your Paluto All-You-can experience is truly enjoyable, Isla Sugbu Seafood City’s offer is not only limited to fresh and live fish and catch of the day but also fresh meats, vegetables and rice.

Isla Sugbu Seafood City takes pride in its unique Paluto All-You-Can offering. Diners can choose from its wide array of fresh and live seafood (excluding their premium selection), have it cooked to their liking, and repeat the whole process until they are satisfied. So whether you want your fish grilled, your shrimp fried, or crabs stewed, your options are plenty.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a different kind of paluto only at Isla Sugbu Seafood City. To know more, you can visit their website at www.seafoodcity.ph or follow them on Facebook and Instagram at @islasugbuseafoodcity.

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Isla Sugbu Seafood City is operated and managed by Kuya J Group, which also owns concept stores Tsay Cheng Chinese Cuisine, Majestic Restaurant, and the heritage Grand Convention Center of Cebu. Recently, the group has agreed to locally develop and grow one of the most popular fast-food chains in the United States, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

LBC Empowers MSMEs with Php 80 Pasabog Promo for Cash on Pick-UP Transactions


As its way of empowering micro, small, and medium enterprises, LBC, the leading logistics service company in the Philippines, recently launched its Cash on Pick-up (COP) Php 80 Pasabog Promo. The increasing number of deliveries initiated by the flourishing eCommerce prompted LBC to offer a fixed rate of Php 80, which it will offer until Aug. 31, 2019.

LBC COP Php 80 Pasabog Promo is, so far, the courier service's most affordable offering to allow online sellers and buyers to do as many transactions as they can.
LBC has been the most reliable logistics company in the country and is synonymous with better service. People who want to assure that their parcels will arrive on time in its destination rely heavily on LBC's courier service. The rates have always been competitive, even the smallest businesses will be able to avail themselves of.

The flat rate of Php 80 is applicable to deliveries or shipments within the Philippines of up to 3 kilograms. Anything that exceeds the weight will have an additional fee, which is commensurate to the given fixed rate.

The LBC COP Php 80 flat-rate offer is applicable for the following LBC parcels and boxes: N-Pack Small, N-Pack Large, KB Mini, KB Slim, and KB Small. A minimum charge of Php 15 will be added as a valuation fee and may increase depending on the declared value of the shipment.

LBC continues to introduce innovations as its response to the changing business landscape in the country. Ecommerce has allowed individuals to operate businesses within the confines of their homes while buyers can purchase an item using the internet or through an app.

These developments not only gives MSMEs the opportunity to expand their livelihood but it also contributes to the economy.
LBC boasts 1,400 branches nationwide which also now serve as pick-up points especially in hard-to-reach areas where transportation is limited. With the introduction of "Kaliwaan System," buyers and sellers are assured of smooth and fast transactions. It eliminates the constant worry of whether the item was sent or received. This is one of the issues LBC's innovation is able to address.

LBC hopes to encourage more entrepreneurs to expand their business reach with COP Php 80 Pasabog Promo.

For more information, visit https://lbcexpress.com/80-pesos-pasabog or any LBC branch near you.
*Per DTI-NCR Permit No. 10157 Series of 2019. Promo runs from June 1 to August 31, 2019.


About LBC

LBC is the Philippines’ market leader in retail and corporate courier & cargo, money remittance, and logistics services. With a growing network of over 6,400 branches, hubs & warehouses, partners, and agents in over 30 countries, LBC is committed to moving lives, businesses, and communities and delivering smiles around the world. Listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange through LBC Express Holdings, Inc., LBC aims to deliver value to all of its stakeholders, as it has for over 60 years.  Founded in 1945 as a brokerage and air cargo agent, LBC pioneered time-sensitive cargo delivery and 24-hour door-to-door delivery in the Philippines. Today, it is the most trusted logistics brand of the Global Filipino. LBC can move it for you: visit www.LBCexpress.com, or call telephone +632 8585 999 (Metro Manila), 1 800 10 8585 999 (Provincial), +632 9086 522 (Solutions) and follow LBCExpress (Facebook and Twitter).