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October 2017

Anytime Fitness, the world’s number one, largest, and fastest-growing fitness franchise has opened the doors to its 50th branch in Glorietta, Makati, in the Philippines. The brand is recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as the world’s top global franchise in 2015 and 2016, as well as the International Franchise of the Year by Franchise License Asia three years in a row.

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Life offers amazing opportunities and grand adventures, but it can also take a sudden turn and bring unexpected challenges along the way. Such was the story of Lisa*, 25, when she decided to travel to Nepal to join a humanitarian mission to teach indigenous children. Lisa was in Kathmandu on the 25th of April 2015 when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, the biggest one to hit the country in over 70 years. 

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Twenty startups compete at Slingshot ASEAN 2017 for best innovation solutions on disaster resilience for a chance to win USD10,000

Twenty startups are set to compete at the first STARTUPS TO THE RESQUE, an ASEAN-wide startup competition that challenges startups to develop the best innovation solution related to disaster resilience and recovery. The 20 startups will showcase their products or services in an international pitching competition to be held during the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) annual Slingshot event on October 20, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).  

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