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Thursday, October 17, 2019

4 Reasons why you should attend the IDP International Education Fair on October 26

IDP Education Philippines brings to Cebu more options for international study in an International Education Fair happening on October 26, 2019 at the Grand Convention Center of Cebu, Cebu City. It will hosts institutions from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the United States. Fair opens at 12 noon and ends at 5:00 p.m.

IDP Education Fair Registration Area

Here are some of the reasons on why you should Go:
  1. Free Admission on Parallel study abroad and IELTS seminars. 
  2. Free P3,500 worth of free IELTS preparation materials or more for students booking their IELTS exams at the fair.
  3. Up to P8,000 equivalent in school application fees savings for applicants and having admission to any of the schools exhibiting at the event.
  4. Free counselling to students by IDP’s Qualified Education Counsellors. Includes assessment of documentary requirements, guidance in choosing the best locations, programs and schools based on applicant qualifications, processing of admissions applications and student visas and pre-departure briefings.
IDP International Education Fair is designed as an open-source convergence of Cebuano students seeking to pursue international study pathways with the representatives of schools, colleges, universities and technical and further education institutions abroad.

IDP Fair Student Visitors

The IDP International Education Fair will provide students with a rich experience where information is available first-hand and they are enabled to make informed decisions about their education goals.

Students who wish to have their qualifications assessed may bring their transcripts of records, passports and IELTS results, if available, to the fair.

IDP Education is an ASX listed company that is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities.  It has a network of 100 offices in over 30 countries offering student placement and English language testing services. IDP has 50 years of experience in international education. Through its subsidiary IELTS Australia Pty Ltd, IDP is a partner in IELTS. IELTS is delivered at over 1600 test locations in over 140 countries/territories.

IDP Staff and School Representatives

IDP Philippines has been part of IDP Education since 1985 and has been the global partner of universities and colleges across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

Visit for more information, access IELTS IDP Education on facebook, visit the IDP Cebu Office at G/F, Keppel Tower, Cardinal Rosales Ave., Cebu Business Park, Cebu City or call (032) 236 2758.

IDP International Education Fair Cebu Grand Con October 26 posted at Cebu Events Blog

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Bamboo Bay Community & Residences and Sunberry Homes Inc. Mactan

Contempo Property Holdings, Inc., an award-winning property developer based in Ayala Life FGU Center, Cebu City visions to shape communities of affordable homes in Visayas and Mindanao in response to the aspiration of mid-income Filipinos to live a better life among good neighbors in a nurturing, safe and secure environment. Contempo Property Holdings, Inc, headed by CEO Beverly Dayanan, dreamed to offer better living options to upwardly mobile mid-income householders. Thus, the next innovative projects and residential destination are born:

Bamboo Bay Community Art Gallery with Cebu local artists works for sale.

Bamboo Bay Community
Type: 3-Building Mid-rise Residential Condominium
Location: Hernan Cortes St., Subangdaku, Mandaue City

Bamboo Bay Community is a 1 hectare modern Asian tropical themed development that is master-planned to support 3 residential towers clustered around resort amenities. Within minutes of 5 malls, the air and sea ports, offices, schools, hospitals, churches and business parks. Protected by perimeter walls all around. A guardhouse in each of the two gates are manned 24/7 in addition to security assigned at each tower. Again, more than the usual features are included in the development. Environment-friendly rainwater collecting cisterns as well as for MCWD tap water, a sewage treatment plant (STP) and a material recovery facility (MRF) provide Bamboo Bay with green alternatives.

Bamboo Bay Community is nourishing with its current completion and occupancy, see below recent photos taken from Contempo's Flagship Property.

1 hectare compound of three towers with a resort-like amenities

An in-house, Cebu's homegrown Coffee brand, Bo's Coffee is brewing fresh coffee for the community.

Children's Playground, Multi-purpose Club House, Gym Facilities and more.

Bamboo Bay Residences
Type: Horizontal Residential Housing
Location: Catarman, Liloan, Cebu

A master planned horizontal development with a modern Asian tropical design. A laid-back type of living, far from the city, yet near convenience, with distinct amenities and features that make for an ideal tropical living. Exclusive, secure and safe community. There are 3 models that the residences offered: Fortune Bamboo, Fountain Bamboo & Golden Bamboo Models. Here are artist's perspective images of the upcoming Contempo horizontal housing project.

Bamboo Bay Residences Amenities Basketball Court, Playground and Club house.

Bamboo Bay Residences Fortune Bamboo House Model Artist Perspective

The Amenities at Bamboo Bay Residences includes Elegant Entrance Gate, Exclusive Clubhouse, Infinity Pool, Basketball Court, Active Wellness Zone, Barbeque Bay, Blooms Garden, Edible Garden, Kid’s Playground, Chapel, Sea and Sky viewing deck & Jogging Trail.

Sunberry Homes, Inc.
Type: Subdivision Socialize Housing (Complete Finish Unit)
Location: Sudtunggan, Lapu-Lapu City

Sunberry Homes is an affiliate of Contempo Property Holdings, Inc in Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Island specifically in Brgy. Sudtunggan. The project is easily accessible with friendly economic household features and amenities that promote the well-being of every resident. It is very near at Mactan Doctor’s Hospital, Gaisano Grand Mall, Shopwise Supermarket, Gaisano Savers Mart, Satellite Market and very near to Mactan Island public and exclusive beach resorts.

Sunberry Homes Sudtonggan 2-storey Socialize Housing Perspective

Sunberry Homes Sudtonggan Socialize Housing Community Perspective

Sunberry Homes is a 2.5 hectare subdivision property that includes basic environmental and security features such as an underground drainage system, water and electrical system, 24-hour security, security perimeter fence etc. and family-centered amenities such as a full basketball court, landscaped park and children’s playground, lagoon and a multipurpose hall.

For more information about this project, please contact 0927-896-0821 for more details.

Bamboo Bay Community property posted at Cebu Events Blog
Bamboo Bay Residences horizontal development posted at Cebu Events Blog
Sunberry Homes Inc. Mactan socialize housing posted at Cebu Events Blog

Make most of the 10.10 Sale Weekend Deals with PayMaya!

Forget Cash-On-Delivery (COD) and PayMaya as you tick off your wishlist this 10.10 weekend for more convenience, security, and rewards that it has to offer such as exclusive perks, better than any other cards! Get not only the best discounts on deals when you shop online and in store, you can also get so much more when you shop with your PayMaya card or use PayMaya QR. Find out below the Cashbacks waiting for you!

Use your PayMaya card or pay using QR for your online and in-store shopping this October and get as much as 3,000 pesos in cashback for your purchases. Add to cart the latest fashion finds, gadget trends, and home items and get rewarded with:
  • Get up to 100% cashback (maximum P1,000 for October) for all your transactions. upto P5,000 spend
  • And when you rack up a total of P5,000 spend, you also get a P500 cashback on top of everything else!
Also, if you just feel like going to the malls to get your shopping fill this 10.10, PayMaya's also got your back because you can also:
  • Get up to 100% cashback (maximum P1,000 for October) for each spend.
  • A P500 reward for an accumulated P5,000 purchase this October when you scan to pay with your phone using PayMaya QR. 
Visit to know the nearest store that accepts PayMaya QR. If you don’t have  account yet, it's the best time to get one so you can take advantage of all the cashback rewards. Download the PayMaya app now for iOS or Android and sign up today, to know how you can maximize your PayMaya account, visit or follow @PayMayaOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

PayMaya, the digital financial services arm of Voyager Innovations. The first to give millions of Filipinos an e-wallet that allows them to pay cashless transactions at any time of the day, anywhere in the world, and from any device. Voyager Innovations is backed by PLDT, KKR, Tencent, World Bank’s IFC and the IFC Emerging Asia Fund.

Rewards and Cashback on 10.10 Sale Weekend with PayMaya posted at Cebu Events Blog