Bacolod named top model city

Bacolod named top model city Via: Manila Times, BY ARLO CUSTODIO ON MAY 12, 2017 THE CITY of Bacolod was named the country’s most liveable urban center during The Manila Times Philippine Model Cities Forum and Awards on Thursday at the New World Manila Bay Hotel in Manila, besting 12 other cities. URBAN OASES The Manila Times President and CEO Dante Francis ‘Klink’ Ang 2nd (extreme right) and COO Blanca Mercado (extreme left) pose together with The Philippine Model Cities: Beyond the Most Liveable Urban Centers winners – Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia (center) and special awardees Nunungan, Lanao de... Read More

BPO leads white-collar jobs in Bacolod

BPO leads white-collar jobs in Bacolod, NIR – report via The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is the leading provider of white-collar jobs in Bacolod City, according to The 2017 Bacolod Job Trends Report. Eileen Camarillo-Go, hirer marketing manager of JobStreet.Com Philippines, presented the Bacolod Job Trends and Salary Report, in a media briefing held at Metro Inn Friday. Figures showed the BPO sector employs 40 percent of the total workers among the Top 10 industries in Bacolod. BPO is followed by retail at eight percent; manufacturing at six percent; and banking and real estate, both at five... Read More

Globe ratchets up LTE site deployment

Globe ratchets up LTE site deployment via: By Katlene O. Cacho Streamfest. Leading the Globe StreamFest at Ayala Terraces are (from left) Globe Telecom’s Michelle Fernandez-Castillo, head, Go To Market; Yolanda Crisanto, senior vice president, corporate communication; and Barbie Dapul, Globe At Home head of broadband marketing. (SunStar Foto/Allan Defensor) TO provide connectivity to two million homes in 2020, Globe At Home has started its aggressive rollout of facilities in major locations around the country. The Ayala-led company said it continues to ramp up deployment of LTE sites using the 700 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz bands. LTE... Read More