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Cebuana Lhuillier participates in disaster-resilience activities


Taking off from the launch of Cebuana Rapido, an employee volunteer group for disaster resilience-related activities, Cebuana Lhuillier has participated in a number of projects and activities meant to promote disaster resilience (DR) across the Philippines. “I’m pleased to say that Cebuana Rapido members have taken to heart the company’s disaster resilience advocacy. In the…

Art Relief Mobile Kitchen: Feeding the hungry in times of disasters


Food is one of human’s most basic needs. In times of disasters however, many families – traumatized, worried, and confused – find themselves with nothing, not even a simple meal. Art Relief Mobile Kitchen knew this too well and thought of a solution. Since 2012, the non-profit group has been setting up community kitchens across…

DRRM stories from the regions


Post ‘Ompong’ rehab plan pushed for CAR Office of Civil Defense Administrator Ricardo Jalad recommended the conduct of a comprehensive post typhoon Ompong recovery and rehabilitation plan for the Cordillera Region. The plan, he said, will play an important role in securing government funding support for the region’s rehabilitation efforts. Typhoon Ompong in CAR caused…

House approves disaster insurance for vulnerable and marginalized groups


Legislators hope vulnerable and marginalized groups can better prepare for disasters through insurance coverage. The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill No. 8165, also known as the Department of Disaster Resilience Act on 1 October 2018. Chapter 10, Section 32c of the said bill provides that the “Department shall oblige…

6 Practical Tips to Burglar-Proof Your Home


The local news is always abundant of reports involving crimes. Each and every day, we’d hear news of break-ins and robberies. Indeed, it is a risky world out there, which is why we are always comforted by the fact that the four corners of our home will always be a reliable fortress against these people…

Cebuana Christmas Holidaze Promo Mechanics


Ang promo na ito ay para sa mga international remittance beneficiaries na kukuha ng pera sa close to 2,500 branches ng Cebuana Lhuillier mula sa mga participating international partners abroad. One (1) valid payout = one (1) e-raffle entry. Mas maraming payout, mas malaki ang chances of winning! Total of 140 lucky winners ang maaaring…

Buying Jewelry: Pawn Shops vs. Jewelers


Jewelry is everyone’s best friend. You may get properly groomed with a gold or silver ring, a necklace, a bracelet, or even a pair of earrings, and the outcome would always be the same, you’d always look elegant and dashing all throughout. In such case, you are thinking of trying to get a bargain over…

7 Financial Pitfalls to Avoid for OFWs


OFWs are one of the thriftiest when it comes to their budget. There are countless stories of OFWs coming back and staying in the Philippines for good, with their entire savings well enough to last them for countless years to come. Perhaps that would be an indicator that they finally have enough for a local…

7 Common Questions about How Pawnshops Operate


As the saying goes, a good magician never shares his secret. In most cases, it’s all full of smoke and mirrors, with a big pay off at the end. The same can’t be said for pawnshops though. Pawnshops have a set of rules and policies to follow, each one put in place in order to…

House approves creation of Department of Disaster Resilience


Voting 181-5-2, the House of Representatives approved on 01 October 2018 House Bill No. 8165 which provides for the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR). Known as the Department of Disaster Resilience Act, HB 8165 grants the DRR the power to “oversee and coordinate the preparation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of disaster and…