Thursday, October 19, 2017

Merci Buco! Drink You Very Much!

BonJUICE, coconut lovers! Introducing Locally’s newest drink called Locally Merci Buco! The French will think you are thanking them when you really just want to order a box of this delicious, organic coconut juice. Yes, they’re big on word puns here at Locally. In fact, they put the fun in word fun (see what we did there?).
Merci Buco comes from the topical islands of the Philippines where coconut water is a staple drink.You can drink coco juice in a plastic with a straw, in restaurants, at the beach or order them from vendors that aptly name their pushcarts filled with coconuts Star Buco. True story! It’s safe to say that Filipinos are indeed loco over coco.

DreamPlay’s Spookfest At City Of Dreams Manila


DreamPlay, the DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space at City of Dreams Manila will hold its annual “Spookfest”, a Halloween adventure from October 28 to November 1 packed with thrilling games, exciting activities, special performances, and awesome prizes.
Children who wish to join can sign up for the “Spookfest VIP Package” for P1,500 which includes an all-day pass at DreamPlay, an exclusive experience to participate in the “Shrek or Treat Pumpkin Hunt” and “Shrek It Out” Costume Contest, admission to view the DreamWorks Halloween movie at the Dream Theatre, a pass to create pumpkin-shaped gingerbread cookies at Gingy’s Kitchen, photo ops with Shrek, and a Spookfest bag with DreamPlay goodies.

Pilipinas Shell Powers Subaru Cars In Newfound Alliance


Honesty, integrity, and respect. These are the values Shell shares with Subaru, a multi-awarded car manufacturer, allowing both brands to take their respective journeys to greater heights.
Last September 8, Pilipinas Shell and Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the local distributor of Subaru, formally sealed a newfound partnership. Represented by Pilipinas Shell Vice President for Retail Anthony Lawrence Yam and Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc. General Manager Gerry Hernandez, the two motoring giants exchanged tokens to symbolize their alliance. Under the partnership, Pilipinas Shell and Subaru will be working together for future marketing collaborations to bring the best out of each other and delight Filipino motorists.

Best Of HBO International Series To Arrive On U.S. Service In December


During his keynote conversation in Cannes at Mipcom today, HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler announced that the HBO U.S. service will be making available to its customers some of the most acclaimed international, original series from HBO Europe, HBO Latin America and HBO Asia. Beginning in December, two series from each of the regions will arrive on the U.S. streaming services HBO GO and HBO NOW as well as HBO On Demand.
“Working with talented local writers, directors and producers, our international networks are creating programming that live up to the high quality storytelling that is expected of the HBO brand.  This programming regularly outperforms even Game of Thrones’ record audience numbers in their respective markets. I am tremendously proud to bring such a selection of programs to our U.S. audience,” stated Plepler.

ASUS Philippines Beefs Up Its Renowned Selfie Line-Up With Latest Bang-For-Buck Offering: Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite


Just two months after its widely-successful, grand ZenFone 4 launch in SMX Convention Center last 19th of August, ASUS Philippines pulls off yet  another surprise that will surely shake up the tech industry anew.
With its goal to reclaim the title and throne as the premiere selfie and wefie smartphone, ASUS Philippines further beefs up its already fortified ZenFone 4 Selfie line-up with the introduction of a third model in the celebrated series: the ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite!

TELUS International Philippines hits yet another successful Town Hall Event with TELUS Vibes 2017


With over 6, 200 team members in attendance at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds last October 1, TELUS International Philippines has taken their annual town hall event to an entirely different level after having some of the biggest names in the OPM industry bring in some new vibes!

Held every last quarter of the year to celebrate the achievements of the company and its valued workforce, TIP has mounted a successful gathering of its team members that aims to maintain a happy work-life balance. With various activities available around the glamping-themed party, Myx VJ Sunny - who joined in the fun - had a blast throughout the entire night.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“Happy Death Day” Opens At No. 1 In US, Scares Up $26.5-M


It’s celebration time for Universal Pictures and Blumhouse‘s “Happy Death Day” as the new suspense-thriller opened at No.1 in North America this weekend October 6-8, with $26.5 million from 3,149 locations.
(Check out the film’s new spots at http://youtu.be/1vlpzmQTihk and http://youtu.be/2MqmAEG2c6Q and watch “Happy Death Day” now showing in Philippine cinemas.)

Smart Communications, Inc. LTE Leads In Speeds Across Regions In Philippines – Open Signal



PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to lead across all regions in terms of LTE speeds, according to the latest regional results collated by wireless coverage research firm OpenSignal.
“The latest OpenSignal results show that where we have LTE, we deliver the fastest speeds, and we are rapidly expanding our network’s reach to make this available to more Filipinos, starting with urban hubs like Metro Davao, Metro Cebu and Metro Manila, where there is a significant concentration of LTE device users, ” said Eric Alberto, PLDT Group Chief Revenue Officer.
“In 4G speed, Smart was really able to strut its stuff in the NCR and Mindanao. In those two regions Smart not only exceeded its national average LTE download speed of 10.6 Mbps, but it beat out competition by huge margins in our test results (by more than 4 Mbps in both cases),” OpenSignal noted in its report.
Smart posted LTE speeds of 11.7 Mbps in Mindanao (vs 6.4 Mbps) and 12.4 Mbps in Metro Manila (vs 7.8 Mbps). Smart also led in North Luzon at 8.3 Mbps (vs 6.6 Mbps) and South Luzon at 9.3 Mbps (vs 6.8 Mbps). It posted average download speeds of 7.1 Mbps in the Visayas.
OpenSignal also noted that Smart’s 4G availability score was much higher in Metro Manila compared to the national average, with Smart’s NCR 4G availability at 67.5 percent—15 points higher than the national score. “This shouldn’t come as a surprise as the NCR is essentially the metro area of Manila, a very densely populated region,” OpenSignal said.
“Through our network improvement efforts, PLDT and Smart are leading the way to improving internet and digital services for Filipinos all over the country to make the best mobile data experience more accessible to our customers,”Alberto added.
“Apart from improving the network, Smart is also setting the pace in putting LTE within the reach of our customers by helping them shift to LTE devices to experience our improved network,” Alberto said.
Earlier this month, Smart announced that it was upgrading its cell sites and doubling its LTE capacity in Marikina and Quezon City as part of its network expansion and modernization program. The upgrade is expected to improve Smart’s mobile data service, particularly LTE and 3G, and provide superior network capacity to customers who live and work in the two cities.
Smart has already finished its LTE rollout in the country’s top urban hubs Metro Cebu and Metro Davao, in the island resort of Boracay, and in Rizal province. It is currently underway in Metro Manila.
This comprehensive network modernization and expansion program is at the core of the PLDT group’s digital pivot. Smart’s network rollout took a big bulk of PLDT’s ramped-up capital expenditure program of P42.8 billion for 2016, which included the utilization of the new frequencies freed up with the acquisition of San Miguel Corporation’s telco assets.
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Nokia 3310 3G Now Available In The Philippines For P2,790


HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the local availability of the highly anticipated Nokia 3310 3Gwith fresh new colors and a new user interface. This 3G enabled modern classic which boasts an amazing 24-day standby time is now available nationwide at a suggested retail price of P2,790.
Combining the talk and text appeal of the current model with 3G data connection and dual-SIM capability, the retro user interface has been improved to deliver an enhanced and customizable experience, meaning you can now change the icon colors and position to ensure your favorite functions are exactly where you want them to be.
The Nokia 3310 3G is available in four distinctive colors the ever popular Warm Red, Yellow, Charcoal and Azure, all with a matte finish and new silver keypads.
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Official Name For The Untitled Han Solo Film Revealed


It’s time to set your hyperspace coordinates.
In a surprise announcement today, director Ron Howard revealed the official name of the untitled Han Solo film – “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The announcement came in a post in which the acclaimed filmmaker (with a little help from an anonymous Wookiee) thanked his cast and crew as principal photography wrapped.

Marvel Unveils New “Black Panther” Trailer


Long live the King! Marvel Studios has just debuted the new trailer for the action-adventure “Black Panther” from director Ryan Coogler (Creed).
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Click with Care this Holiday Season


PSBank reminds everyone to exercise caution while shopping online

Cybercrime is starting to intensify once again as the Christmas season gets nearer, so if you’ve decided to shop online to avoid monstrous traffic jams, click with care to avoid getting scammed.

Fake merchants and scammers may spread malicious content and/or links disguised as shopping promos or advertisements. These are rampant most especially during the holidays.

Jomary Torres determined to keep winning momentum going at ONE: HERO’S DREAM


Jomary “The Zamboanginian Fighter” Torres shocked the world this past August when the little-known atomweight from the Philippines made her promotional debut against rising Thai martial arts superstar Rika “Tinydoll” Ishige at ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS in Macao, China.

While the Thai standout has emerged as one of the most popular talents in Asia’s mixed martial arts scene, Torres stole the spotlight on that fateful night when she submitted Ishige in the second round of their exhilarating contest.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

One Championship signs American grappling superstar Garry Tonon


The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that American grappling superstar, Garry “Lion Killer” Tonon, is set to make his professional debut in ONE Championship, having signed an exclusive contract with the organization. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion is a fixture in global grappling tournaments, and is widely-considered one of the best submission grapplers in history. His first bout under the ONE Championship banner has yet to be announced.

#PushAwards2017 Takes Over Twitter with Fans Celebrating Favorite Artists’ Victory


It was a star-studded episode of ASAP Chillout when the #PushAwards2017 revealed the social media-savvy Kapamilya celebrities who reigned as the network’s biggest digital media stars of the year this afternoon. As a public platform and to #SeeEverySide of a story happening real time, Twitter is the place for idols to connect with their fans and vice versa. The platform captured today’s awarding show in real time as excited fans and celebrities Tweeted their reactions. 

The hashtag #PushASAPLizQuen and Push Award nominees Elisse Joson and Yassi Pressman made it to the Philippine trending list since the awarding show started.

Head & Shoulders launches its Suprême Series with Moroccan Argan Crème for lusciously soft, luxuriously moisturized 100% dandruff free hair


Most women think that soft and dandruff-free hair is an impossible combination to have. For the longest time, it was widely accepted that having a healthy scalp also meant living with dry hair—that anti-dandruff shampoos were harsh for your hair. 

Now, all that is in the past with a scientific breakthrough from Head & Shoulders, a pioneer in scalp health development and the world’s number one anti-dandruff shampoo brand, as they launch the new premium Head & Shoulder Suprême  Series Shampoo and Conditioner with Moroccan Argan Crème in the Philippines—a first of its kind. 

Diva, Zalora And The Take Announce “Shoppable” Video Initiative For Fashions Featured In “How Do I Look? Asia”


DIVA – the women’s entertainment destination channel brand from NBC Universal International NetworksZALORA – Asia’s leading online fashion destination, and The Take  the cutting edge Artificial Intelligence startup based in NYC, today announced an exciting, new initiative.  Visitors to ZALORA platforms (online, on mobile and in-app)in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan can now shop for ZALORA fashions directly from specially created NBCUIN video content.
From September, NBCUIN is creating original videos, based on the How Do I Look? Asia series, available across ZALORA e-commerce platforms.  The videos enhanced with The Take’s patented neural network technology identify where and when products appear on screen, matching fashion items from the clips with ZALORA’s product catalogue.  Consumers can view the video, browse the content and select items via mouse-over or in a “shoppable” bar, choose their preferred size and colour and instantly purchase their items!

The 3rd Danish Film Festival At The Shangri-La Plaza Features Critically Acclaimed Films


The richness of Denmark’s cinema comes to Philippine screens this month at the 3rd Danish Film Festival, happening at the Shangri-La Plaza. Admission to this year’s lineup of 11 feature films is free, so mark your calendars and be sure to visit the Shang Cineplex Cinema 4 from October 19 to October 22.
Academy Award-nominated After the Wedding (2005)stars critically acclaimed actor Mads Mikkelsen as a man devoted to helping street children. Award-winning psychological drama “White Night” (2007) also forces its protagonist to deal with his past when a workaholic’s life is changed following a horrific accident.

Filipino Boyband JBK Out Of The X Factor UK, Judge Nicole Scherzinger Walks Out


JBK, a trio composed of Joshua Bulot, Bryan del Rosario, and Kim Lawrenz Ordonio, is the first Filipino boyband who made it to the show.
During their room auditions, the judges were all impressed not only with their vocals but also with their dedication flying all the way from the Philippines.
The boyband’s cheesy rendition of “I’ll Make Love To You” was well received by the audience and the judges, especially when the high notes were hit on spot.

Pinoy Pride: Dance Crew From Compostela Valley Impresses The Judges In The Premiere Episode Of Asia’s Got Talent


It was a performance of epic backflips and hair flicks when DM-X Comvaleñoz took the stage in last Thursday’s premiere episode of Asia’s Got Talent.
This was the first time the nine-strong dance crew had travelled out of the Philippines, but that certainly didn’t stop them from bringing the audience to their feet with their ‘rock-style’ dance moves that managed to blow the judges away.
“It was amazing.It was a great performance. Great job, guys,” said Jay Park, praising the dance crew.
“It was really impressive seeing you perform.It was super entertaining,” Anggun added.

Fruitas Group of Companies revisits their roots after 15 years

the Fruitas stall still stands strong after 15 years, celebrates by treating their customers to free Fruitas shakes and a meet and greet opportunity with the brand’s ambassador, Jasmine Curtis-Smith
Fruitas treated fans to their signature shakes and a meet-and-greet with Jasmine Curtis-Smith

The Fruitas Group of Companies (FGC) continues the celebration of its 15th year in business by going back to its roots and revisiting the place where it sold its first fruit shake in 2002.

FGC Founder and Chief Executive Officer Lester Yu started his fruitful journey 15 years ago when he risked everything he had to put up the first Fruitas stall in SM Manila. With the ambition of making fresh and healthy drinks accessible to more Filipinos, Yu was determined to work hard to make the business grow. Along with his initial team, Yu took on different roles and opened stores one at a time. Soon, the company was able to develop new brands and offered different food concepts to Filipinos.

Fast forward to 2017, FGC has become a household brand in fresh beverages and food concepts, housing over 20 brands, establishing over 800 stalls nationwide and providing jobs to over 1,500 employees. From a single kiosk that only served an average 100 cups a day, Fruitas is now serving millions of customers nationwide.

Enjoy 24/7 Online Connectivity With Sun’s Newest And Widest LTE Network


More Filipinos can now go online 24/7 as Sun has finally upgraded its network to LTE or Long Term Evolution, the international standard for high-speed mobile communication, paving the way for a much better mobile experience for subscribers.
With its newest and widest LTE network, Sun now makes it possible for subscribers all over the country to enjoy online activities at blazing speeds from surfing online, streaming videos and music, playing games, and downloading files on-the-go.
Sun’s enhanced network capacity and coverage also come with new data offers that allow subscribers to make the most of the LTE experience, such as Sun Big Time Data 70, which comes with 1GB data, unlimited texts to all networks, and 30 minutes of calls to Sun, valid for 7 days for only Php70. To register, Sun Prepaid subscribers may simply text BDATA70 to 247.

Your New Millennial Pink Favorite: Freedom ISO, Saucony’s Best Shoe Ever


International lifestyle brand Saucony launches a special twist to their best shoe ever, the Freedom ISO! With its limited edition dusty rose colorway, the Freedom ISO exudes a fresh and clean look from the gym to the streets (to your Instagram feed!). 

Hailed as OUTSIDE Mag’s “Gear of the Year”, the Freedom ISO is the running sneaker that out-performs all running shoes, boasting Saucony’s award-winning EVERUN Cushioning which provides ultimate comfort and boundless energy that’ll make you want to run forever. Its lightweight stretch mesh upper and ISOFIT lacing system hugs your foot in place and it also comes with a translucent crystal rubber outsole for extra flex and durability.

TravelBook.ph Now Offers Discounted Tickets To Enchanted Kingdom!


As an exclusive offer from TravelBook.ph, the leading online travel agency (OTA) in the Philippines, travelers can now book Enchanted Kingdom park tickets that are 11% lower than the theme park’s walk-in rates!
Travelers going to Enchanted Kingdom on a weekday can enjoy ride-all-you-can passes for only PHP 536; while those taking a weekend getaway can get park tickets for only PHP 625. All rates are inclusive of VAT and service charges.

Marist School wins 32nd SBP-Passerelle Sportsmanship award for NCR


Marist School brought home the highly-coveted Sportsmanship Award in the SBP Division of the 32nd SBP-Passerelle twin tournament NCR finals, the country’s largest twin tournament for basketball. Organized by the country’s premier sports clinic, Basketball Efficiency Scientific Training (BEST) Center, SBP-Passerelle annually gives this award for the exemplary skills of the team in playing basketball and the fair play shown by the kids’ parents, coaches and school officials. 

20th Century Fox unleashes “THE NEW MUTANTS” first trailer


20th Century Fox finally released the first trailer of “The New Mutants” directed by Josh Boone that will open in Philippine cinemas on April 11, 2018.

The story of the “The New Mutants” revolves around a team of mutant heroes comprised of the first graduates from Charles Xavier’s school.  The exciting new movie stars  Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin/Magik, Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair /Wolfsbane, Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie/ Cannonball, Alice Braga as Dr. Cecilia Reyes, Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot, and Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar /Mirage.

Engaging true story of firefighters in “ONLY THE BRAVE”


A chronicle of amazing courage on display is about to be seen in “Only the Brave” from director Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”) starring American Award-winning actor Josh Brolin (“Milk”), Miles Teller (“Fantastic Four”) Jeff Bridges (“Iron Man”) and Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Connelly (“A Beautiful Mind”), based on true events from sixth deadliest forest fire in the united states, the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Reality of one man's sexuality explored in Adolf Alix's (Jr.) acclaimed “4 DAYS”


EXCLUSIVE at Ayala Malls Cinemas 
–  Greenbelt 1 and Trinoma

Adolf Alix Jr.’s LGBT themed film “4 Days” starring indie actor Mikoy Morales and Sebastian Castro that made its debut at the 2016 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival will now screen at exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas’ Greenbelt 1 and Trinoma starting October 18. 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

King Sue Partners With Kamuning Bakery For “World Pandesal Day” On October 16


Bread is a staple on dining tables all around the world. In the Philippines, the classic “pugon” or wood fire oven baked pandesal traditionally graces each breakfast, merienda, and Noche Buena tables  for generations.
A staple in every household, what makes freshly baked hot pandesal so special is the way it creates warm loving memories of family bonding and maternal nurturing. The addition of a  delicious assortment of “palaman”, literally translated in English as fillings, makes these breads delectably mouth watering which preps and energizes people for the day ahead.

Escape To A Winter Wonderland With Family Mart’s Grand Holiday Promo


Ring in the new year with an unforgettable experience from FamilyMart. The convenience store chain is bringing lucky customers an amazing wintery escape to top snow capped destinations in Asia.
Starting October 16, you can get the chance to ski the slopes of Hokkaido, skate Seoul’s great outdoors, or soak up the icy scenery of Beijing with FamilyMart’s Let it Snow! Christmas Raffle Promo 2017. Enjoy the cold weather and see a different side of these popular destinations when they’re dusted with beautiful, white snow.

Thor And Hulk Tour SM For Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok”


In line with the upcoming theatrical release of Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok“, SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. and the Walt Disney Company unveiled life-size gladiator figures of the mighty Thor and the Hulk in an interactive exhibit that will tour SM malls around the metro.
Marvel fans got a sneak peek of the upcoming sequel for Thor through a series of iconic displays and immersive activities at the launch in SM Southmall Las Piñas. Midgardians had endless groufies at the interactive Thor-inspired photo booth; game buffs were the first to try out Marvel Studio apps such as Marvel Future Fight, Marvel Contest of Champions, Marvel Puzzle Quest, and Marvel Avengers Academy; enthusiasts got a first look at the exclusive Disney merchandise of Thor, Hulk, Loki and Valkyrie; and the crowd gawked at the life-size recreation of the two lead characters, Thor and Hulk, who in one exciting scene, battle each other in a deadly gladiator match.

Kopiko 78: Consider These Tips For A Healthier Coffee Experience


We have always turned to coffee whenever we need an instant pick-me-up. This is especially true now that we can enjoy coffee anytime, anywhere with the rising popularity of ready-to-drink coffee.
And it’s no mystery why. Coffee, with its caffeine, does a lot of amazing things; it can increase our energy levels, it can make our brain more alert and focused, and it can enhance our mood, among other notable benefits. These make coffee the go-to energy booster for us who want to get things done before deadline or just get through the afternoon on a cold, rainy Monday.
However, caffeine also has side effects that may hinder us from enjoying coffee as much as we want. To help eliminate these side effects, below are important points to consider if you want only the best that coffee can offer, whether you’re a first-time coffee drinker or a certified coffee aficionado.

“Justice League” Unleashes Arthur Curry aka Aquaman Video


Half man, half Atlantean. Find out more about the rightful King of Atlantis in the new “Justice League" featurette titled “Arthur Curry aka Aquaman” which has just been launched by Warner Bros. 

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Will Arnett, Kristen Bell Join Voice Cast Of Warner Bros. Pictures’ New Animated Feature “Teen Titans Go! To The Movies”


Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Will Arnett (“The LEGO Batman Movie”) and Kristen Bell (“Frozen”) will lend their voices to the first-ever big-screen version of DC Entertainment’s animated TV series “Teen Titans GO!” the aptly titled “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies.”
The animated feature will also star Greg Cipes (TV’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) as Beast Boy, Scott Menville (TV’s “Spider-Man”) as Robin, Khary Payton (“The Walking Dead”) as Cyborg, Tara Strong (the “My Little Pony” franchise) as Raven, and Hynden Walch (TV’s “Adventure Time with Finn & Jake”) as Starfire. In the film, they reprise their roles from the Cartoon Network series, which follows the crime fighting adventures and antics of the young Super Hero roommates.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

​​Burn Soriano feels more motivated under the tutelage of new trainer


It was a bitter pill to swallow for a dedicated cage competitor like Burn “The Hitman” Soriano when he yielded to Malaysian sensation Saiful “The Vampire” Merican nearly ten months ago.

Soriano suffered a first-round technical knockout loss to Merican at ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS in the
Malaysian’s hometown of Kuala Lumpur this past 
February, failing to accomplish a follow-up victory to his scintillating 15-second knockout of Mario Satya Wirawan in August 2016.

Although the thrilling bantamweight bout against Merican put fans at the iconic Stadium Negara on the edge of their seats, Soriano was left disappointed with the outcome of the match.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Royal SportsFest Sale: Early Christmas Treat


Striptop Outlet Store will stage the 1st Royal SportsFest Sale on October 14-18, 2017 from 10am to 7pm at the YWCA Gym (Young Women’s Christian Association) along Gen Luna St., Ermita Manila beside Manila Med Hospital and very near at LRT UN Station.  

Participating brands like Reebok, Nike, And1, Dunlop, Spalding, Boxfresh, Rockport, and Scholl offer big discounts as early Christmas treat.  Customers will also enjoy great finds on great selections sporting shoes, bags, accessories and equipments.

HELLO, FRIEND: season_3.0 OF MR. ROBOT PREMIERES EXCLUSIVELY ON IFLIX, EXPRESS FROM THE U.S.


Golden Globe® award-winning series Mr. Robot returns to iflix for a third season this October, with new episodes available every Thursday

iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, is thrilled to premiere the latest season of critically acclaimed drama series Mr. Robot. Starting today, October 12, iflix subscribers in the Philippines will be able to stream or download new episodes weekly, within 24-hours of the initial U.S. broadcast – only on iflix.  

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

5th Philippine SME Business Expo To Launch On 3rd Of November 2017


The 5th Philippine SME Business Expo is only a few months away. Now on its fifth year, the Philippines’ largest business-2-business expo, conference, and networking event dedicated for small and medium-sized enterprises is set to launch on November 3, 2017, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

This 2-day event is organized by Mediacom Solutions Inc., a leading trade fair organizer in the Philippines. PHILSME will feature 118 exhibitors and expects 10,00 visitors to attend. Some of the esteemed exhibitors this year include Regus, FedEx, AirAsia, Cisco, MediCard, Esquire Financing, Salarium, SkyBiz, Value Peso, Maria Health, Master Siomai, TAPI, Mybetterpayroll and Quadrant Alpha Technology Solutions.

Acer Philippines’ TECHonomy Forum: Boosting Cebu’s Economic Potential Through Technology


Technology adoption and transformation plays a vital role in boosting the competitiveness of local businesses and industries particularly the burgeoning Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector. This is the clear message of Acer Philippines’ TECHonomy Forum, held in Cebu for its second stop after a successful launch in Manila recently.

“MSMEs have significantly contributed to the country’s economy by creating jobs and opportunities at the grassroots level,” said Carren Garcia, Acer Philippines Senior Commercial Sales Manager.

Globe At Home: Redefining The Digital Experience At Home



The home broadband landscape in the Philippines shows that 87% of households still has no access to an Internet connection. Coupled with the increasing line of streaming content, which is now more accessible and affordable, Globe At Home knows there is tremendous opportunity to disrupt the home broadband business.

Putting fresh investments into fixed wire line connectivity, Globe aims to capture the home by giving Filipinos more affordable data, exclusive content, as well as innovative services all for a seamless experience for the whole family.

Instituto Cervantes’ PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival at Ayala Malls Cinemas’ Greenbelt 3 Now Playing until October 15


Currently on screen until October 15, PELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, will be featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas, Makati. 

Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Ayala Cinemas, the 16th edition of the Spanish Film Festival will screen more than 20 films.

Alisah Bonaobra Finally Secures Spot On The Six Chair Challenge Of The X Factor UK


The X Factor UK journey continues for Alisah Bonaobra as she secured a spot in the Six Chair Challenge in the Girls category to be mentored by judge Sharon Osbourne in today’s episode of the show.
Alisah walked on stage in her red evening gown and performed a classic Celine Dion hit “All By Myself”, that drove the crowd, other contestants, and judges Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh on their feet.

Director Taika Waititi Talks Taking On The Challenge Of “Thor: Ragnarok”


Philippines is three weeks out from the October 25 premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” and director Taika Waititi is excited to unveil his vision.
Fans have been waiting for Ragnarok and Waititi is ready to show it to them, “A lot of people are excited by the idea of what Ragnarok means. But to me it means the stripping down of the establishment of what’s already there, and then building it up in a new way.”

Smart Communications To Double LTE Capacity In Marikina, Quezon City


PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. is upgrading its cell sites in Marikina and Quezon City starting this month as part of its network expansion and modernization program.
This upgrade is expected to improve Smart’s mobile data service, particularly LTE and 3G, and provide superior network capacity to customers who live and work in the two cities.
“By continuously upgrading our networks, we are leading the way toward improving internet and digital services for Filipinos,” said Mario G. Tamayo, PLDT and Smart Senior Vice President for Network Planning and Engineering.

PayMaya, Dibz Pave The Way For A Smoother Parking Experience Through Digital Solutions


On-demand parking app startup, Dibz has collaborated with PayMaya, the country’s pioneer and leader in digital financial services, to allow their customers and partners to enjoy the convenience of cashless transactions through PayMaya's secure and accessible digital payment system.

Vivo Welcomes You To The Future With The V7+ High Technology Face ID Access feature


If you ask people what makes a smartphone great, they would say it is the high technology features that makes a smartphone “smart”. Vivo V7+, in this regard, never disappoints. Boasting of a 24MP front-facing camera an industry-first with LED flash and smart photography algorithms provides for a clear-cut, crisp, and natural-looking photo, and a revolutionary 5.99” all-screen display with its 84.4% screen to body ratio, providing a more exciting and enhanced game and visual experience, the V7+ offers far impressive features than most of its counterparts.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Adolfo Alix Jr. LGBT Hit Film “4 Days” - Exclusive at Ayala Malls Cinemas Starting October 18


Love holds no bounds they say, and for people who are part of the LGBT community, your first love is what sometimes define you and what you want in a partner. When things don’t work out, that love is what teaches you lessons in love and life.

Most of us want a love that lasts, a love that will be nourished and cherished, and is what’s in store in Adolfo Alix Jr’s “4 Days” starring Mikoy Morales and Sebastian Castro.

“Only the Brave” Based on True Story of the Most Courageous Team of Firefighters in US


Firefighters are one of the bravest people on earth, they go through intensive training and take extreme risks just to save the people in danger around us. But when a wildfire that goes downhill very fast, a team of highly trained firemen gets tested in the fire of their lives.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Get 30% off on your Shakey's bill with your Citi Card!


Get 30% off your Shakey's Bill 
with your Citi Card

Craving for some Shakey's?  Missing those Chicken and Mojos, well good news to all Citi Card holders!  Get 30% off on your Shakey's Bill with your Citi Card.  This offer is valid for active cardholders and in good credit standing of Citi.

This #LovetoDine offer is brought to us by Citibank!  A minimum bill of P1,500 to be charged to your Citi credit card o Citi debit card.  Valid from Mondays - Fridays only until October 31, 2017.

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Know when it’s time to expand your business


Business expansion is one of the key goals of any entrepreneur as this signals growth and that the business is on the right track.  A need to purchase additional equipment, renovate your establishment or open a new branch can be due to certain events or milestones such as a surge in sales and more client demand.

You always have to remember that before undertaking a business expansion, you need to make a thorough assessment and analysis if it is the best route to take. A business expansion entails capital which can hurt your cash flow so it has to be studied thoroughly.

All Home, All Day Supermarket, Coffee Project And Bake My Day Excite Shoppers In Kawit, Cavite!


AllValue, the Villar Group’s holding company for its retail companies, made its first foray into the retail business via AllHome, a one-stop shop for home builders and owners.
Following its rapid expansion and success in Luzon, the group grew its retail portfolio to include department stores, supermarkets, and food establishments. This September, All Value brought four of its brands AllHome, AllDay Supermarket, Coffee Project and Bake My Day to Kawit, Cavite and staged a grand opening event for Kawiteños.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Netflix Releases This Season On ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Trailer


Netflix has released a new Star Trek: Discovery trailer highlighting the exciting events we can expect from the series, which premiered the first two episodes last week.

“Star Trek: Discovery” will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.

Nokia 8 Flagship Android Smartphone Arrives In Philippines

Ending weeks of anticipation, HMD Global unveils Nokia’s new flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8, at the Intramuros Ballroom, Manila House, Taguig.
Nokia 8’s entry into the Philippine market reflects Nokia’s vision of growing its smartphone business in the country, the fastest-growing smartphone market in the ASEAN. The Philippine launch comes on the heels of a successful global launch that demonstrates continued support for the brand.

Filipino-Australian Singer Elysa V Moves To Individual Bootcamp Audition On The X Factor UK


Elysa V was the only rose among the thorns during the group bootcamp performance at the Sunday’s episode of The X Factor UK. Along with three guys El’Tee, Brad Howard and Sam Black, the group started with the song Locked out of Heaven by Bruno Mars.
Not long after the performance, Simon Cowell raised his hand and made them stop. “This is not working, this is a bad song,” he said. “I’ll tell you what we’re gonna do. We’re gonna judge this acapella,” he added.
When Sam Black struggled to continue with the song, judge Nicole Scherzinger encouraged the group to help him out, and Elysa took the lead in the part of the chorus.

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