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Insead Releases Second Ebook on Gens X, Y, and Z – State of (UN)Readiness

INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, Universum, The HEAD Foundation and MIT Leadership Centre today announced the release of the second eBook, State of (un)readiness, which sets out to investigate a series of ideas from a bottom-up survey of students and professionals from Generations X, Y, and Z – not from the employer’s perspective.

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Civil society groups call for significant tobacco tax increases to discourage youth from smoking

“The tobacco tax is primarily a health measure. Increasing the tobacco tax is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the most effective ways of preventing the youth from starting to smoke. However, tobacco tax in the Philippines remains to be one of the lowest in the world. It should be increased significantly in order for it to have the most substantial impact on the health of our youth” the groups stated.

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Uber and ZEN Rooms partner up to make travel more affordable

ZEN Rooms, the leading network of quality budget hotels in Asia, supports Uber’s reward program for the top-performing drivers by offering them a flat 360 PHP discount on any hotel booking in the Philippines and offers a chance to win free nights. In return, ZEN Rooms guests get a free ride worth PHP 200.

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The Warmth of the Filipino Christmas Season Red Ribbon graces the yuletide season with its many sweet delights

Pasig City—December 6, 2016—For Filipinos, December is unmistakably associated with the Christmas season. It is a time marked by longer nights and shorter days, as well as that all-too-familiar chill in the air. But while the cooling climate signals the start of the holidays, Christmas has always been the warmest season for Filipino families. It is a time when we all come together to celebrate the spirit of love and giving in every home.

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Carmudi PH Scholarship Winner

Carmudi Philippines: ‘Student From South Cotabato Wins Carmudi PH Scholarship Program’

Carmudi Philippines has announced the winner of its third scholarship program, created to help diligent but financially needy students in the Philippines. This semester, the winner of the scholarship program hails from the city of Koronadal in South Cotabato. Ms. Lorraine Pajarillo, an Accountancy major from Notre Dame of Marbel University in South Cotabato, has shown diligence and perseverance with regard to her academic endeavors, securing her place as Carmudi’s scholar this term.

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EUROIMMUN (SEA) Partners with Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics on Allergy Diagnostics and Testing in Singapore

EUROIMMUN (SEA) and Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics today build a strategic partnership on the allergy diagnostics and testing to support clinicians, hospitals and private laboratories in South East Asia. This collaboration helps to bring the diagnostics and patient care synergies towards a better clinical management of patients with suspected allergies. Under the strategic collaboration, Angsana Molecular & Diagnostics would offer the comprehensive analysis of sensitizations against inhalation, food and other allergens to provide the precise determination of allergen. EUROIMMUN is committed with the customized two Allergy profiles to be well suited and cater to the region.

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