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SM hosts biggest celebration for OFWs

SM Supermalls will be holding a special event called Handog ng SM Para sa OFWs  on December 21, 2012, for all members of SM Global Pinoy and BDO Asenso Kabayan.

According to SM, this is the biggest and merriest gathering that the company has prepared for the country’s modern heroes and their families.

OFWs who are not Global Pinoy or BDO Asenso Kabayan members may still join the celebration. All they have to do is open a BDO Asenso Kabayan account at the nearest SM mall or Banco de Oro branch for a minimum of Php50 only, with no maintaining balance needed. The account holder then automatically becomes a Global Pinoy member. They may also apply for membership on the event day itself.

SM Global Pinoy is part of SM Cares, the corporate social responsibility program of SM Supermalls. Each Global Pinoy member is entitled to access to Global Pinoy Centers in all SM Supermalls nationwide, plus exclusive privileges for them and their family members.

The event aims to make the OFWs feel how much they are appreciated for helping the economy and their families to have a better life.

The celebration starts at 3 p.m. in all SM Supermalls nationwide with a special greeting at the mall entrances, followed by an entertainment program plus exciting freebies and surprises.

There will also be a salo-salo after the program at SM Foodcourts and Jollibee exclusively for Global Pinoy and BDO AK members and two of their companions or family members. They will be served all-time Filipino favorites like lechon and sweet delicacies, in cooperation with Coca-Cola.

For more information, call 470-2222 or email info@smglobalpinoy.com.


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  • Fulpol

    Henry Sy says, “thanks to OFW’s… my business is doing great because of their remittances”.

  • joboni96

    dyan yumayaman ang intsik switik

    sa 1% interest na binabayad sa deposito ng mga pilipino
    pinambibili ng government bonds na may 5% interest

    yung diperensya kita ng intsik switik
    pinantatayo ng mall
    na pumapatay ng mga maliliit na negosyo
    ng mga pilipino

    nagnanakaw din sa mga dormant accounts

    tangkilikin ang mga pilipinong
    rural at thrift banks

    tangkilikin din mga maliliit na negosyo
    sa labas ng mga mall

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SYG36KOOLRY47VA3ICPJJ5CQTQ ADD

    Making half of your contractual workers “permanent” would be a better way to thank the OFW!!!!!!

  • PhonexPoliticalParty

    I would like to thank the Management and the marketing department of the SM Group for this lovely idea.   Holding events like this in honor of us OFWs are really, really heartfelt.  That businesses would pay homage to us,  recognize our contributions to society,  is rare;  and with free chow, that really is wonderful.   It is a pity I could not make it on the 21st December.  My employer is holding my departure.  My vacation is held in abeyance since September, and there is still no light at the end of the tunnel, as to when exactly they will alow me to leave.

    But to return the gesture,  may I offer you this poem of mine:

    Maka-ilang ulit, bigkasing mabilis
    (At iyong ingatang huwag maiinis)
    Ang tatlong salitang “Sintang Inang Bayan”
    (Bilis-bilisan mo,  iyo pang bilisan)..
    Pagkatapos nito, kita’y tatanungin:
    Bakit minumura itong bayan natin?
    Siya’y sintang Ina ko’t 
    .. sinTANG INA MO RIN!!!!

    • sam_aquino

       ”…and with free chow, that really is wonderful.”

      parekoy, hindi un “free chow” para sa lahat…  di kasama mag celebrate kung di ka “global pinoy” (whatever that means), saka walang account sa BDO or di ka mag open ng new account…

      “OFWs who are not Global Pinoy or BDO Asenso Kabayan members may still
      join the celebration. All they have to do is open a BDO Asenso Kabayan
      account at the nearest SM mall or Banco de Oro branch for a minimum of
      Php50 only,”

      a trap disguised as “special event”, kuno…  : )

  • pfc_kulapu

    Ang mga leftist na Migrante wala ba silang pakulo para sa OFW..
    Puro lang propaganda….

    • Patas

       Meron!
      Disyembre na, sinigilan na malamang ng membership dues!

  • avmphil

    What a ploy these “big boys” unleashes to the Filipinos. With tentacles firmly anchored from Batanes to Saranggani, the SM group shows how manipulation of the masses works the “legal way” in this country.

  • Hagler

    Gift to OFW? neknek nyo SM , kayo pa kikilos ng libre at walang kapalit? na nyo!

    • sorbetero

      Tama! Sales gimmick yan para sa mga naglalakihan at bakanteng condominuim ng SM sa paligid ng kanilang shopping mall. Karamihan kasi ng kanilang “target buyers” ay mga OFW na may konting ipon, konteng padala sa kamaganak na ang hangad ay magkaruon ng kahit na maliit at makipot na tahanan sa “condominuim city ng SM”. Ang siste, pag nag-down payment na, hirap na sa susunod na bayarin. Suma tutal, rematado ang units nila, at laking kita n g SM dahil ibibenta ulit sa iba. Tanong mo sa mga OFW…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LZYODZASEXRINLJNIG2GR6SKSM Rommie

    Sisipsipin ng SM ang kita ng mga OFWs….huwag kayong pauto nyan…

  • truthvslies

    Magaling talaga ang mga mokong na mga intsik na sipsipin lahat ang kita ng mga Filipino.
    Kung talagang gusto ng SM makatulong,tanggalin ang contractual system na ina-apply nila sa mga maralitang Filipino.



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