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These Bank Branches Will Be Open This Holiday Season

All banks will have regular banking schedules on the 26th, 27th, and 28th

While most banks will be closed in observance of the special holidays, some of the country's largest banking firms have announced that a few of their branches will operate in the next few days.In this page, we compiled all announcements made by ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido for Esquire Philippines  | December 22, 2018 08:00:00
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The Rules of Etiquette for Your Office Holiday Party

Follow these tips to avoid cringe-worthy moments at your next holiday party

The holidays are a harbinger of good cheer. Holiday office parties, on the other hand, are notorious for transforming mild-mannered accountants and meek managers into booze-fueled party minions with all the sound and fury of a Disney Christmas parade gone wrong.Want to avoid cringe-worthy ...

by JR Duren  | December 19, 2018 04:00:00
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Which of PH’s Biggest Holiday Food Manufacturers are Making the Most Money?

Majority of the most popular food items during Christmas are now made by local food companies

Majority of the companies that manufacture the popular food items that Filipinos traditionally consume during the holiday season are local companies. Out of the 24 manufacturers of Noche Buena goods whose prices are closely monitored by the Department of Trade and Industry ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | December 31, 2017 09:00:00
News and Events

WATCH: The Country's Top Tycoons Want to Sing You a Merry Christmas

No one is spared from the Christmas musical performance. NO ONE.

There is no Pinoy Christmas office party tradition more treasured and dreaded in equal parts than the musical performance. Sure, Lydia from Accounting looks forward to that all year, because it's her time to shine. But most of us out there are ...

by Esquire Philippines  | December 25, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

Who Makes the Most Popular Noche Buena Food Items in PH?

Many of the delectable goods for Filipino families’ Christmas eve meal are now made by local firms

Each year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) releases a list of the suggested retail prices of the most popular brands and variants covering the 11 food items that are served or used to prepare dishes for the noche buena, the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | December 24, 2017 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Meet the Fruitcake Queen Who Has Been Making The Christmas Staple for Over 40 Years

Despite rising demand, Ju.D Lao refuses to open a shop and just wants to keep it a home-based business

Ju.D Lao has been making fruitcakes since 1975Ju.D Lao has been making fruitcakes since the mid-1970s. It’s a strange pursuit when you consider that she never liked the Christmas pastry as a kid growing up in the 1960s. Filled with brandy and ...

by Paul John Caña  | December 13, 2017 09:00:00
News and Events

This Is What Filipinos Are Using Their Credit Card On The Most, According To Mastercard

And why it's best to shop with plastic

Dust away the synthetic cobweb and put up the tinsel. Shopping season is finally upon us. And what does that mean for you? It's time to hold close the tools the will help you survive the coming shopocalypse.There is the list that ...

by Clifford Olanday for  | November 04, 2017 02:00:00
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5 Ways to Keep Working and Still Have a Life During the Holidays

Few of us can afford to quit working for the holidays but we have to be there for everyone we love just the same

Achieving a healthy balance between work and life is a real challenge that entrepreneurs face on a daily basis. That balance, however, becomes even more difficult to find during the holidays. Between shopping, cooking, traveling, decorating, volunteering, celebrating the holidays with your loved ones and house guests, many ...

by John Rampton  | December 19, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

(Infographic) Last-Minute Shoppers' Guide to Christmas Bazaars in Metro Manila

Not done with your gift-buying yet? Don’t worry ”" these holiday markets are open until after Christmas

If the Christmas season in the Philippines starts as early as September, these bazaars make sure it lasts until after the actual holiday itself. Christmas bazaars have been an annual staple for the past few decades, being one of the commercial highlights of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 16, 2016 01:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Christmas Bonus

Don't just spend it all in one big go!

Q: I just received my 13th month pay and cash bonus from my company last week. I have been thinking where to keep it as I am afraid I may be tempted to spend it during the holiday season. Can you advise ...

by Henry Ong  | December 13, 2016 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Feng shui practices to make your Christmas more joyful and prosperous

For those who believe in feng shui, here are ways to attract more luck when celebrating Christmas.

Filipinos are known all over the world for having the longest celebration of Christmas. We usually prepare for the season as soon as the ‘-ber’ months come (starting in September). What makes Christmas in the Philippines more special? Aside from the merry-makings ...

by James Humarang  | December 24, 2014 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Home-based business idea: How to make bibingka

The traditional evening mass will not be complete without this famous rice cake sold just outside the church. Learn how to make this favorite delicacy and start your own home-based bibingka stall.

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 18, 2014 03:00:00
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Christmas gift idea: Krispy Kreme creates holiday magic with new Christmas doughnuts

Spread a merry and sweet Christmas with these creatively designed doughnuts that will surely delight kids and kids at heart.

This season, offers Christmas Gift Ideas for Modern Entrepreneurs. Relax, unwind, enjoy, and reward yourself for all your hard work this year. Cheers to everyone!-------------------------------------------The occasional bursts of merry holiday tunes complement the joyful mood inside Krispy Kreme stores all over ...

by Press Release  | December 16, 2014 08:00:00