Caltex and HSBC giving away 1,500,000 Mabuhay Miles for free

Caltex customer pays using HSBC credit card Manila, Philippines, September 23, 2015 – Caltex and HSBC are giving their customers more reasons to fuel up by giving away a total of 1.5 Million Mabuhay Miles for free.

Starting Aug. 15 to Dec. 31, 2015, each fuel up of P1,000 using HSBC cards at participating Caltex stations earns one raffle entry for a chance to win one of ten 100,000 Mabuhay Miles or the grand prize of 500,000 Mabuhay Miles from Philippine Airlines (PAL).

This promo is in addition to the 3% rebate that Caltex offers on HSBC transactions and various loyalty rewards programs. Customers can use their HSBC cards together with other Caltex rewards program to earn points at the same time. For Caltex customers, enjoying the journey is no longer limited to the roads. They can take the fun across the sea and skies.

On top of all these freebies, only Caltex with Techron provides drivers with the five benefits of maximized power, improved fuel economy, lower emission, smoother drive and reliable performance.

The offer is exclusive to all primary and supplementary credit cardholders of HSBC Philippines. If a cardholder’s name is drawn more than once on a raffle date, the prize with the higher value will be awarded. The raffle prize will be credited to the winner’s Mabuhay Miles account. The prize is non-transferrable and non-convertible to cash.

The grand raffle draws will be held on Jan. 14, 2016 at HSBC’s office in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. To claim the prize, the winner must present the required papers at any HSBC branch within sixty (60) days from the cardholder’s receipt of the notification letter. The miles to be awarded are subject to Terms and Conditions of PAL Mabuhay Miles. Terms and conditions apply. Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No. 1027, Series of 2015. Please refer to for more details.

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James Hardie gives free carpentry training for NHA housing residents

Carpenters learn how to install HardieFlex® sheets on wooden and steel frames.
Participants of the HardieFlex® carpentry workshop learn how to properly install HardieFlex® sheets on wooden and steel frames.


JULY 27, 2015. MANILA, PHILIPPINES: In addition to homes, residents of housing projects under the National Housing Authority (NHA), will also have skills that can put food on the table through a series of free livelihood skills training for basic carpentry from James Hardie Philippines.

Attendees will learn the proper installation of HardieFlex® sheets on steel and wooden frames, correct spacings and right way of cutting and jointing the sheets. Using accessories such as HardieDrive® Screws and HardieFlex Putty, participants will learn how to obtain the best results for their work.

The partnership between NHA and James Hardie advocates improving the livelihood of homeowners with basic carpentry skills which will help them improve their skills and even secure a job.

NHA Livelihood Chief B for Southville 3 Housing Project (Muntinlupa) Evangeline Javier was pleased to see the first batch of carpenters actively participating in the workshops. “These workshops can be very helpful to the carpenters, because we are aiming to form a guild of carpenters from the participants. We will have a database of carpenters whom we can commission for our ongoing and future housing projects,” she said. Javier added that the NHA may endorse those who show outstanding skills during the workshops to the construction companies and developers of the institution.

“Our decision to partner with the National Housing Authority echoes our mission to bring forth quality living using fiber cement technology that is, HardieFlex®. As the construction industry starts to evolve by utilizing quality building products, those who learn how to properly install HardieFlex® will have an edge when applying for a construction job,” said James Hardie Philippines Country Manager Mark Sergio.

Carpenters finish their HardieFlex workshop
The carpenters who completed the workshop received a Certificate of Participation signed by both NHA and James Hardie.


Workshops were already conducted in Cavite and Rizal. More of these will be conducted at select NHA housing projects for the rest of the year.

Sa tagal ko nang nagkakarpentero, palagi kong ginagamit ang HardieFlex®. Pero ngayon ko lang nalaman na may mga special HardieFlex® accessories palang ginagamit para mas mapatibay ito,” (I’ve always used HardieFlex® products in my projects but I didn’t know that there are specific HardieFlex® accessories that we should use with the HardieFlex® fiber cement board to make it last longer) said Rikki Bantang, 47.

James Hardie is a highly-respected innovator and market leader in the industry of fiber cement technology and the maker of HardieFlex®, an impact, fire, moisture damage and termite-resistant and asbestos-free fiber cement board. The skilled people at the James Hardie plant in Cabuyao, Laguna have designed HardieFlex® to withstand the Philippine climate making HardieFlex® the most trusted brand by architects.


Help provide school equipment to high-need public senior high schools through Caltex Fuel Your School drive

Selfies to promote Caltex Fuel Your School in social media
Help public senior high schools students and teachers get quality equipment by promoting Caltex Fuel Your School in social media.


Manila, Philippines. June 22, 2015 – From June 15 to July 15, motorists can help produce the country’s future scientists, programmers, engineers and math wizards by fueling up in participating Caltex stations to fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects of senior public high school teachers and their students in Metro Manila.

In the fundraising drive called Caltex Fuel Your School (CFYS), Caltex will donate P1 for every 4-liter fuel purchase to provide teachers from the highest-need public schools in Metro Manila with tools they requested like multimedia projectors, laptops, lab sets and other devices to effectively teach STEM subjects which are critical learning areas for incoming grades 11 and 12.

Photo above shows staff at Ardent doing their part to promote CFYS by posting selfies and sharing online to their Facebook friends.

CFYS is part of Caltex Energy for Learning Initiative, which supports educational programs that help individuals acquire knowledge and gain new skills. CYFS is supported by the Department of Education and the American Chamber Foundation as partners.

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