Hawaii in Davao

Hawaii in Davao Soon!
Hawaii in Davao Soon!

Rainy season bumming you out? Worry not! Hawaii is coming to Davao soon. Watch out for it.
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ALOHA!

If you follow me on social media, you might have seen my post of the image above. Yep, Hawaii is coming to Davao soon. And we’re revealing today how you can get that tropical island vibe even when we’re in the middle of the rainy season.

Sunshine. Coconut trees. Starfish. Anemones. The sand on your feet. And more… you will experience these and more soon. Here in Davao City. Visit the Diyosa Life Blog at 1 pm today, November 16, 2015 to know the exciting news.

Here are a few more teasers.

Hawaii in Davao Soon!
Experience the sun and sand of Hawaii in Davao soon.
Hawaii in Davao Soon!
Feel the tropical heat in the middle of Davao soon.

You can also know the good news via my social media accounts at 1 pm. Follow me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/DiyosaBlogger, on Instagram @riajosedavao, and on Twitter @riajose.

Lazada Online Revolution 2015

Lazada Online Revolution
Lazada Online Revolution

Only 43 days left before Christmas! Have you started your Holiday Shopping? If not, now is the perfect time. Lazada has just launched the Lazada Online Revolution 2015.

In China, November 11 or 11/11 is celebrated as “Singles’ Day.” As a offshoot of this unofficial holiday, ecommerce retailers in China has made 11/11 as a major online shopping event. If USA has their Black Friday, Asia has 11/11.

In the Philippines and Southeast Asia, Lazada marks 11/11 with the launch of their annual Lazada Online Revolution Sale. This mega sale will end on December 12, 2015. Yes, that is one whole month of jaw-dropping deals, exciting flash sales, and amazing promos.

Deals for Technophiles

For gadget lovers, watch out for fantastic deals from some popular smartphone and laptop brands.

Lenovo, ASUS, Cherry Mobile, and other brands are ready to give you the best deals for your dream gadgets.
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Habitat for Humanity Philippines and 7-Eleven to Build Homes in Culion

711 and Habitat for Humanity Philippines Executives Forge Partnership
With a commitment that will build 160 homes and 2 schools in Yolanda affected indigenous community in Culion, Palawan, Jose Victor P. Paterno, Philippine Seven Corporation President/CEO & Director (2nd from right) also signify its support to Habitat Vision 2020 and advocacy program to address poverty housing solutions. Photo shows Habitat for Humanity Philippines CEO and Managing Director Charlie Ayco (3rd from left) with Chief Marketing Officer Yvonne Lih, Donor Management Head Arlene Ramirez and Director of Communications Gina Virtusio.

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Two years since Super Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan), many of our Filipino brothers and sisters are still reeling from the loss of lives, homes, and properties. Residents of Culion, Palawan now have the chance to rebuild their lives as 7-Eleven has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philippines to provide decent homes to 150 families.

7-Eleven Japan Co. Ltd. and PhilSeven Foundation Inc. (PFI) have forged a partnership with Habitat Philippines to commit homes for the residents of Barangay de Carabao in Culion, Palawan. Culion is located in the northern part of Palawan province. It is remote and almost isolated that no media coverage has reached to expose the destruction caused by Typhoon Yolanda. Most of Barangay de Carabao’s residents are indigenous peoples whose main sources of livelihood are farming and fishing.

Through the partnership of Habitat for Humanity Philippines and 7-Eleven, 160 brand new homes designed to be environment-friendly and disaster-resilient will be built to house the families of Barangay de Carabao. Two school buildings will also be built for the community with each building able to accommodate as many as 140 students. These school buildings will also be used as evacuation centers, when the need arises.

7-Eleven will also generate funds to help the communities significantly alleviate poverty and improve children’s edication. “Through this assistance program, indigenous families whose only source of livelihood are farming and fishing in Culion are provided with the means to uplift their quality of life,” shares Jose Victor Paterno, Chairman of PFI.
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