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Joyce Abaño

Joyce Abaño is a journalist for the Premium team at Inside Retail. Whether it’s crafting business stories, reporting international and local news, or writing about fashion and entertainment, Joyce captures stories that leave a lasting impression on readers. Working for more than 15 years as a journalist shows her passion for the media industry. Before joining Octomedia, Joyce was with The Peninsula English Newspaper in Qatar, The Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS-CBN Europe. After getting her journalism degree in the Philippines, she took a course at the Sorbonne University in Paris on Langue et Civilisation Française. Joyce is happiest when she gets people excited about life and the things she gets excited about!

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Priceline benefits from timely e-commerce launch

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Korean beauty brand teams up with Disney for new beauty collection.

Government phasing out polystyrene food containers in plan to tackle plastic

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From carolers to cookies, shopping centres are getting in the Christmas spirit.

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