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An Evolution in the Philippine Toy Scene

  The Philippine Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention held its 21st iteration last June 14-16. And it promised a whole new evolution in the con. As a regular, I needed to find out what was in store, so I put on my backpack and headed to the SMX Convention Center.  Throughout its run, Toycon has been, well, about toys. But it was often the big brands that dominated the event, be it Western brands like McFarlane or Marvel or Japanese brands like Bandai and Good Smile Company. They were there. This time, though, the event highlighted independent toy creators. Some of the top toy designers from around the world attended to share their knowledge. MNDSTYL, the creator of Funko Pop, shared some handy knowledge on how budding creators can create incredible designs.  Local brands also get to show off their latest collectible merch. Fast food chain Jollibee and renowned designer Quiccs Maiquez drew a crowd with their new JolliTEQ collectible figures.  Meanwhile, local VFX studio Riot unve

Emirates appoints new Cargo Manager for PH to help expand local SkyCargo operations

Philippines, 10 June 2024:  Emirates has recently announced the appointment of Jassem Al Mulla, as the new Cargo Manager in the Philippines. In this new role, Jassem will oversee Emirates’ cargo operations in the Philippines, helping to fuel the local economy by developing the cargo sector, with a particular focus on the growing micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) sectors. Jassem has held several key positions across Emirates’ operations and brings a wealth of experience to the role. He first joined Emirates in 2009 as part of the UAE National program in IT. One of his greatest achievements was taking part in the development of the Emirates Group Safety application, which has helped the company streamline its security strategy across its network. Prior to taking the helm of cargo operations in the Philippines, Jassem served as Cargo Manager in both Morocco and Jordan. Jassem's tenure underscores Emirates' commitment to fostering talent from within the organization and pr

Globe GFiber Prepaid, Lalamove bring together reliable connectivity with dependable deliveries

Globe At Home has come together with Lalamove, the leading on-demand delivery platform, to enable fast and affordable connectivity at discounted rates. For customers seeking value and reliable, reloadable UNLI internet, Globe At Home and Lalamove offer a 10% discount on motorcycle and sedan deliveries for every successful GFiber Prepaid installation from April 8-July 8, 2024.* This will especially help online sellers, who can streamline delivery processes and serve their customers more efficiently through Globe At Home’s Fiber internet connection at an affordable price and Lalamove’s reliable service that can instantly deliver products to your home at a promo. "Globe At Home aims to provide fast and reliable reloadable UNLI internet connection for those who rely heavily on connectivity for their livelihood, such as online rakets. With this offer, such customers can potentially boost their daily income via online selling while also providing their families with connectivity essent

TOYCON MNDSTYL FANX The Evolution: Celebrating the Transformation of Toys, Collectibles and Creative Play #TOYCON2024 #TOYCONEvolution #21YearsofTOYCON #TOYCONPH

TOYCON PH is a premier event destination in the Philippines, dedicated to the celebration and exploration of the dynamic world of toys and collectibles. Now on its 21 st year, TOYCON PH focuses on the evolution of toys and the experience of creative play as it continues to captivate enthusiasts of all ages. This convention still serves as a hub where fans, collectors, creators, and industry professionals converge to celebrate the past, present, and future of playthings.   This is where Asia comes to PLAY!   Event Overview Date: June 14-16, 2024   Location: SMX CONVENTION CENTER MANILA TOYCON PH 2024 is set to transform the SMX Convention Center Manila into a vibrant playground for toy aficionados. The convention will feature an extensive range of exhibits and activities, including exclusive toy product reveals, performances from international Pop idols, panel discussions with toy industry experts and celebrity collectors, toy designing workshops, interactive gaming and tabl

Fly Emirates to Dubai this summer and unlock exclusive offers including access to the City’s most exciting experiences

  Travel to Dubai this summer and gain free access to key attractions when buying an Emirates ticket, as well as access to discounts and rewards via My Emirates Pass Emirates has launched great offers for holidaymakers traveling to Dubai this summer. With a return ticket, all Emirates customers can enjoy complimentary access to some of the city’s top attractions, ensuring an exciting summer without breaking the bank. Being one of the most popular destinations for Filipino tourists and workers with over 421,000 Filipinos living there, Dubai offers experiences both new and familiar. Explore the City’s unique attractions without missing home with hundreds of dining, retail, and lifestyle establishments catering to Filipinos. Moreover, Emirates passengers flying to, through , or back to Dubai can leverage their boarding pass to access exclusive discounts at a wide range of retail, leisure, and dining establishments, as well as renowned attractions and luxury spas throughout Dubai and t

Key Strategies for Launching Your Digital Nomad Career

The digital nomad lifestyle allows you to combine your professional responsibilities with your desire for adventure and cultural exploration, seamlessly integrating work and wanderlust. This choice grants you an extraordinary level of autonomy and flexibility, redefining the limits of a fulfilling career. With the tips in this article, presented by Glamour Moments , you can equip yourself with the knowledge and strategies to thrive as a digital nomad. Identifying Remote Work Opportunities Explore the wide range of remote work opportunities by searching job portals that specialize in virtual employment and engaging with the gig economy for short-term tasks. Identify roles that align with your skills and passions to ensure a satisfying and sustainable work life from anywhere in the world, and focus on securing a professional endeavor that satisfies your financial requirements while also fitting into your long-term career aspirations. Aim to find positions that both fulfill your immediat