Champions of Change: Colgate’s #SmileStrong Campaign Calls for Optimists to Take Action



Candy Pangilinan, Single Mom, Special Needs Advocate

One of the common characteristic traits of Filipino is being flexible. Even when they are facing natural disasters, violent conflict, poverty, and experiencing a number of deep-seated societal issues, Filipino’s still knows how to deal with it in order to survive.


Optimism in Action: Giving people a reason to smile about the future


Colgate aims to reinstate the optimistic spirit behind Filipino smiles, but in such a way that galvanizes them into progressive action. Optimism in Action means people making an effort to enact positive change, tackling challenges and issues head on with a strong smile, fully believing in the bright future they aim to create.


Everyday many people are putting their optimism in action, mostly flying under the social media radar until now: Colgate’s #SmileStrong campaign highlights and celebrates the remarkable efforts and achievements of such people, while encouraging the optimist in everyone to take action with a bright smile and win the hearts of others in the process.


#SmileStrong spotlights three expectation individuals, or Muses, whose Optimism in Action sparked positive change among their respective communities and social spheres. Arizza Nocum, Candy Pangilinan and Brina Maxino share the same bright smile; born out of their own individual hardships and the strength they mustered to achieve what convention told them they couldn’t.

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Lamoiyan Corporation donates 1 million worth of hygiene products to DepEd's VisMin Regions


DepEd Region X Northern Mindanao receives hygiene products from Lamoiyan Corporation

The pandemic crisis we are experiencing today won’t stop Lamoiyan Corporation for donating 1 million worth of hygiene products for DepEd’s Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan to VisMin.

Lamoiyan Corporation, a leading manufacturer of personal hygiene and home care products in the country, has donated over one million of Lamoiyan products to Department of Education (DepEd) in Visayas and Mindanao as it celebrates the 5th year of Kilusang Kontra Kuto (Movement Against Head Lice) initiative.

In support of DepEd’s Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan amidst the pandemic, Lamoiyan Corporation distributed packs of Licealiz Heaf Lice Treatment Shampoo, Hapee Toothpaste, and Dazz Dishwashing Liquid to selected regions for distribution among the students.

Selected regions include Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, and Davao. Lamoiyan also recently donated hygiene productions to Central Luzon, CALABARZON, and National Capital Region.The total value of donated hygiene products nationwide amounts to over three million pesos.

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PayMaya One Lite revolutionizes cashless payments for SMEs



PayMaya One Lite

PayMaya brings another innovation in digital payments for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the country as it introduces the PayMaya One Lite, an all-in-one, pocket-sized device capable of accepting all types of digital payments, including cards, e-Wallets, and QR.


SMEs can now carry the convenience of cashless payments right in their pockets. The smartphone-like PayMaya One Lite is completely paperless- instead of a print-out, transaction records can be sent via text message or cia e-mail straight to the customer immediately upon payment. This lessens the use of paper, saving resources while ensuring that records are digitally saved for reference.


Payment accepted by the PayMaya One Lite device include Visa, Mastercard and JCB credit, debit and prepaid card payments as well as e-wallet accounts such as PayMaya QR. Soon, the PayMaya One Lite device will also be accepting Bancnet card payments and other emerging payment options such as WeChat Pay, Alipay and QR PH. With its handy features, business owners can conveniently utilize the PayMaya One Lite device to accept any form of cashless payments whether in their store, for deliveries, or when doing meetups with customers anywhere.

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AOC Monitors Launches AOC Masters Tournament for VALORANT



An action-packed esports event that will see trams pitting their skills against each other for a spot at the Grand Finals this December.

The AOC, a world leader in gaming monitors, is launching the “AOC Masters Tournament”, an exciting completion aimed at the Asia’s fast-growing gaming community and fanbase.


The AOC Masters Tournament will see VALORANT teams drawn from across Asia, with entrants from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, pitting their skills against each other for a spot at the Grand Finals, set for December 2020.


AOC: the world’s most popular gaming brand

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