Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
The holiday feeling picked up in October but is now on a roll since that mega conglomerate SM had a double celebration: the formal launch of the SM Store and MasterCard’s 120 VIP Travel Packages to Resorts World Sentosa Singapore. The two events were held during the traditional Christmas Tree Lighting at the SM Mall of Asia.
Christmas comes early as discounts are given for over 100 luxury brands in the SM Accessories Privado Sale on Nov. 14-17 at all SM Stores nationwide.
By Cheche V. Moral
If fans were charmed by the fictional Carrie Bradshaw, the lead character in the drama series “Sex and the City,” the actress who portrayed the New York newspaper columnist and fashionista was just as charmed with Manila on her first visit to the country this week.
Micro, small and medium enterprises, or MSMEs, comprise 99.6 percent of the total business enterprises operating in the country. But apart from being the lifeblood of the Philippine economy, they are seen by a senator as “powerful platforms for the promotion of viable livelihoods, cultural preservation, socioeconomic empowerment for indigenous people, and environmental protection.”
Tessa!By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
Thank God the world didn’t end on 12-21-12, as the Mayans purportedly prophesied. What would I have worn?