Mitsui invests in Toyota Manila Bay
Toyota Manila Bay Corp. (TMBC) announces its strategic set up with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. with the latter acquiring a 40 percent stake. With this acquisition, Mitsui will bring with it the expertise in dealership management to further grow Toyota sales in the Philippines. In the Philippines, studies show that one out of 33 people own a car, thereby making it one of the most promising markets in the automotive industry. At the signing of the agreement are (seated from left) Dr. Placido Mapa Jr., Metrobank senior adviser; Dr. David Go, Metrobank Group representative; Dr. Antonio Abacan Jr., Metrobank Group vice chairman; Tatsuo Nakayama, Mitsui managing officer and COO, Motor Vehicles and Construction Machinery Business Unit; Nozomu Harada, Mitsui GM, Motor Vehicles Asia Division, (standing from left) Tetsuo Tomino, Mitsui GM Manila branch; Domingo Go, Metrobank first vice president; Masataka Nishizaki, Mitsui GM Asia Department; and Masaki Shimomura, Mitsui Manila Branch GM Machinery Division.
Dentistry refresher course starts Aug.
The University of the East (UE) invites dentistry graduates to join the UE Dentistry Refresher Course which will be held from August 2012 to February 2013, to prepare the reviewees for the May 2013 National Dentist Licensure Examination. Seasoned professional lecturers will handle the refresher and review course that will cover 29 board subjects (theory) and five hands-on exercises (practical). Each reviewee will get a certification of completion of the refresher course. Registration is ongoing. Registrants must bring two pieces of 2x2 and one piece 1x1 photos. For inquiries and details, please visit the UE Center for Review and Special Studies (UE CRSS), 4th Floor, Dalupan Sr. Bldg., C. M. Recto Ave. Manila, look for Dr. Brenda Dey, or call tel. nos. 735-5602, or 735-5471 loc. 332, or loc. 328, look for Ms Edith Flores, Ground Floor, UE College of Dentistry Bldg., Dalupan Sr. (formerly Gastambide) St. or log on at the UE Web site www.ue.edu.ph.
Sun top ups at Cebuana Lhuillier branches
Sun Cellular has made available its selection of Sun prepaid loads to all Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop branches nationwide. “With the continuous rise of our subscriber base all over the country, we have to do what we can to improve the availability of our prepaid loads. This is also in line with the massive network expansion that the company is focusing on right now,” says Michele Curran, vice president for Sun Business Marketing. After the company’s acquisition by the PLDT Group, Sun Cellular has begun further intensifying its network coverage. “This partnership with Cebuana Lhuillier fits the bill perfectly. The amount of Cebuana Lhuillier branches nationwide gives our prepaid subscribers the freedom to go anywhere in the country without ever compromising their connectivity requirements,” adds Curran. Cebuana Lhuillier has over 1,500 branches all over the Philippines, and is now among the hundreds of thousands of Sun Cellular product retailers. For more information on this and other business solutions, log on to Sun Business’ dedicated Web site, http://sunbusiness.com.ph/. You can also check for updates by logging on to Sun Cellular’s official Facebook page: facebook.com/suncellularph or on Twitter: twitter.com/suncelltweets.