From Melanie Marquez exclaiming with confidence “I’m contented with my long-legged,” to Charlene Gonzales’ “High tide or low-tide?” to Ruffa Gutierrez quoting Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince, Filipina beauty queens have given headline-grabbing answers to beauty pageant questions over the years. Some of these answers are so iconic that they are now part of our collective memory, and have become Pinoy pop culture references and memes.
We all long to go back to traveling, but the pandemic has made it difficult and unnerving. But this is exactly the reason why this NewsFeed360 contributor set out for an adventure that the faint of heart would dare not take. For this courage, the rewards were life-changing!
FWD Insurance has partnered with Cebuana Lhuillier to bridge the financial and protection gap covering a wider socioeconomic segment of the Philippine market. In an agreement signed in April 2021, affordable FWD insurance plans and digital solutions will be made accessible to Cebuana Lhuillier’s close to 30M Filipino customers spread across 2,500 branches nationwide.
EEI Corporation, the construction arm of the Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC), is upbeat as new contracts from abroad, along with the ramp up of work in existing domestic projects, are expected to provide an uplift for 2021.
“The COVID-19 pandemic and the limited global supply of vaccines have magnified the importance of building domestic capacity that would ensure some degree of vaccine self-reliance critical to prepare countries to deal with future pandemics.”
After a successful consolidation of dealerships in 2020, House of Investments (HI), a member of the Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC), is looking at further boosting its car business by expanding service offers and adding Geely Manila into its dealership portfolio.
FWD Insurance is the top 4 insurer in the country based on New Business Annualized Premium Equivalent (NBAPE), the unaudited Insurance Commission financial report indicates. It was a big leap from the previous eighth position in 2019, with the Insurer posting a 43% increase in premiums to over Php13Bn, and 39% growth in assets to almost Php20Bn from 2019 to 2020.
Coming from her successful business pitch in Canadian television reality show Dragon’s Den, Pinay mom and entrepreneur Lian Delos Reyes shares her story to NewsFeed 360 on how she turned her difficult post-birth experience into an opportunity to reach out to all mothers across the globe.
Our friends from the media industry took a quick break from beating the deadlines and shared their most heartfelt and touching tributes to their loving mothers.
Michael “Eagle” Riggs may be more popular as a comedian and TV host, but not many know that he has, against all odds, seriously taken on a new role as father and mother to a son when no one else would take the child.