ecommerce, selling online, online sales

Entrepreneurs invited to join Shopee University Summit

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, holds the inaugural Shopee University Summit with the theme, “Equipping MSMEs for E-Commerce,” to help budding entrepreneurs capture e-commerce opportunities. This May 27, industry leaders, successful online sellers and top brands will share their knowledge and expertise to help online business owners utilize evolving digital…

coffee, coffee beans, cup

Tesda and Nestlé to boost coffee production skills with joint training program

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and Nestlé Philippines announced their partnership to upskill workers and trainers in the agriculture sector through the Tesda registered Coffee Production Level II Program and Scholarship. This progressive Robusta coffee production training program provides enterprise-based competency training in coffee farming to aspiring agripreneurs, particularly smallholder farmers and indigenous…

wellness, massage, relaxation

In Tagaytay, healing spa is evolving into dining destination

Nurture’s president Cathy Turvill had always admired Raintree head honcho Annabel Wisniewski for the group’s world-class level of hotel and restaurant operations. Turvill admitted that despite positive customer feedback, Nurture’s food service needed an overhaul. This could only be accomplished by a hospitality industry veteran such as Raintree. After the long lockdown that resulted in…

café, pavement cafe, al fresco

With patios inspired by parks, alfresco dining is now as comfy as indoors

In Taguig City, Uptown Mall’s “new normal” dining option features outdoor areas redesigned to resemble pocket parks. Uptown Food Hall has indoor tables, but due to the ever-changing quarantine classifications, the mall has created an extended alfresco area on the fourth floor complete with plants, wooden picnic tables, benches, fairy lights and chimes! The welcoming…

A message from PDRF

Recovering from the pandemic is the challenge of a lifetime. We need to revive our faith in our institutions and our future as a nation. Then, we can invest our time and our money in patronizing local businesses and visiting our vast and beautiful country. Inquirer’s Project Rebound can be a catalyst in this movement…

Struggling Boracay business operators hope for better times ahead

ILOILO CITY—Boracay Island’s tourism industry players are struggling to survive and are now pinning their hope on the government’s promised support under a “new normal” era that will focus on an eco-friendly strategy that combines “work and leisure” for tourists going to the island. “The current situation in Boracay is dire with most of the…