It’s raining affordable jewelry with Cebuana Lhuillier’s “Rainy Day Gold Rush Sales”

Buying and collecting gold jewelry go beyond aesthetics nowadays. With the value of gold continuously on an upswing and even expected to outweighs inflation risks (source), now is the best time to buy jewelry. It’s an investment that you can use for your personal enjoyment, as well as a dependable source of cash in times of emergency.

Cebuana Lhuillier is giving its loyal clients and general public another taste of its widely-anticipated jewelry sales with the announcement of its “Rainy Day Gold Rush Sale,” set to take place from July 13 to 19.

The country’s most trusted micro financial services company is offering discounts
of 10% off plus up to 50% off for selected jewelry available in more than 3,000 branches nationwide. Meanwhile, clients can enjoy discounts up to 25% off when they purchase in any of Cebuana Lhuillier Jewelry Premium (CLJP) and Just Jewel branches nationwide.

Jean Henri Lhuillier, Cebuana Lhuillier president & CEO, has always encouraged the public to take advantage of gold sales in order to build a sizable investment that can serve as back-up during times of emergency. “Unlike high-end gadgets, gold jewelry will never lose its value over time. Instead, it will serve as a good source of emergency fund during times of need. Buying jewelry will always serve as a wise purchase,” he adds.

Contrary to the usual, pawnshops are also good source of jewelry. Buyers are assured on the quality and authenticity of the items purchased, especially since all the items offered have been thoroughly appraised.  

Discounts can also be enjoyed in any of CLJP’s online presence: through the official website of and any e-commerce platforms such as Shopee, Lazada, and Zalora, where all items available at a 10% discount.

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Thread, one of the fastest-growing HR Solution partners and platforms under TESI join hands with industry experts through a thought leadership engagement with The Tipping Point.

Guided by its mission to provide a flexible and highly adaptive platform to rapidly changing macro trends and factors, Thread aims to solve several business pain points such as mundane and tedious HR and payroll operations, challenges in accommodating flexible work arrangements, and decentralized, manual, and siloed systems and data, among others. 

“We, from Thread, strongly believe in this initiative. We would like to help solidify the stature of HR systems in the Philippines to provide a sensible measure for our fellow Filipinos to have a more streamlined and productive digital HR solution fitted for their institution,” says Marvin Alberto, Business Unit Head of SaaS, TESI.

Recognizing the continuous and increasing number of companies that demand a more streamlined system Thread has now been offered to companies who aim to automate and digitize end-to-end HR and payroll processes.  Thread can be accessed via the web or its Mobile applications available for iOS or Android bundled free on every subscription of Thread services.

“At Thread, we want to dedicate our expertise to providing our target audience a wide array of services from a business-to-business standpoint. Through our service suite that is 100% cloud-based, work systems and integration will be seamless, guaranteed fast, and accurate,” Alberto added.

Apart from Marvin Alberto, the session was attended by Mr. Myke Celis, a global master coach, Neuro-Linguistic Programming & Timeline Therapy, and the international best-selling author of the #bestmeever book series, who graciously presented facts about the future of work in the Philippines touching base the arena of RTO, Business bounce back plans, revenue growth, and employee satisfaction amidst the crisis.

At the same event, Mr. Gerard Dy, an Architect, also shared the next normal and the future of the workforce and work in the Philippines through his lens as a creative director for 18 years.

In his Masterclass session, Dy shares that it is important to identify the best-fitted ammunition to grow a business. “Guided by your passion and goals, as a business owner, you must learn how to identify, engage, and assess the proper ways to touch base with your customers and keep a value-laden structure for your employees,” Dy added.

Thread is one with Celis and Dy in believing the same value proposition that will enable every Filipino to achieve their business goals and be competitive in the market.

The Tipping Point by Thread was held last June and will continue to have pocket online activations and thought leadership engagements all across the year.

TESI and Thread team encourages people and companies to try its free demo and trial. Just email them at or book via their website at You can also visit their social media sites to know more about how Thread can help your business grow.

Sunland Development Corporation continues to expand with Manila Groundbreaking

Sunland Development Corporation under Sun Group of Companies led by President/CEO, Mr. Richard Lim broke ground on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, to formally start the construction of its new office building with warehouse, located at P. Casal St. Quiapo, Manila with a leasable space of 34,000sqm.

The groundbreaking event was attended by President/CEO Mr. Richard Lim, Vice President Mr. Kevin Lim, and COO Mr. Simon Tan, of Sun Group of Companies.

The growth of e-commerce is one of the reasons behind the property expansion. Hence, the concept of building offices with warehouse spaces.

The construction and development will be led by Sunland Development Corporation, a real-estate company that is engaged in improving and developing properties nationwide, SDC has constructed a total of 183,240sqm of leasable properties as of today, dedicated to office, warehouse, and commercial use. Due to the rising demand, 95% of the properties were already occupied as of December 2021.

“Following the demand of properties under Sunland Development Corporation, we decided to expand our real-estate business to 500,000sqm to be completed within the next 3 to 5 years. As businesses grow in the Philippines, we realized we want to build more commercial, offices and warehouses to serve clients and mid to high scale businesses.” said Mr. Richard Lim, President/CEO.

The said expansion is set to rise in Metro Manila, Cavite, Bulacan, and Laguna where shopping malls and BPO firms are currently expanding their operations due to favorable market conditions. Aside from developing properties, Sunland Development Corporation is also involved in buying and selling properties.