Friday, April 12, 2019

Filinvest City hosts Wanderland 2019

About 15,000 guests gather at the sprawling Filinvest City Events Grounds for the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival 2019

Metro South had yet another epic weekend recently when Filinvest City once again hosted this year’s Wanderland Music and Arts Festival, one of the biggest music festivals in the Philippines.

Now on its third year of celebrating music and the arts in Metro South’s premier garden city, Wanderland 2019 was another huge success. About 15,000 wanderers gathered at the sprawling Filinvest City Events Grounds to enjoy the music and live acts by both local and international artists—all amid a warm ambiance.

Celebrity moms imbibe the “takumi” spirit

Christine Jacob-Sandejas
Celebrity moms Christine Jacob-Sandejas, Daphne Oseña-Paez, and Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2016 Margarita Fores joined the launch of Toshiba’s latest line of state-of-the-art home appliances held at the Whitespace recently—imbibing the “takumi” spirit, a craftsman’s approach to work in his relentless pursuit of perfection, that they posses.

Jacob, mother to five kids, Olympian, and co-anchor of New Day on CNN Philippines, served as the event’s host. Oseña-Paez, mother of three, TV host, author, and entrepreneur, was seen admiring the appliances on display. Last but not the least, Fores, through her Cibo di Marghi Signature Caterer, provided the scrumptious and fabulous Japanese cuisine served during the event.

Property 24 highlights latest trends in digital marketing

OLX and Property24, two of the most powerful online enablers for property buyers and sellers, recently gathered real estate developers, brokers and marketing practitioners to discuss the latest trends in digital marketing. 

Entitled “Engaging today’s digital users and property buyers,” the exclusive seminar led by OLX head of real estate Tina Bautista (far right) aimed to help real estate companies navigate the online market and understand the netizen’s buying behavior and preferences.

Summer is made more fun with Everyday is Play Day Year 3

SM Supermalls partners with UNICEF for Everyday is Playday to promote and instill every child’s right to play.

A kick-off of summer fun and the biggest collaboration of best-loved global toy and children’s brands, brings to everyone Everyday is Play Day on its 3rd biggest year, launched at SM City North EDSA, that will surely showcase series of exciting shows and festivities for both kids and kids at heart in many of your favorite SM Supermalls from March to October 2019.

This year’s campaign is particularly extra special as SM Supermalls is partnering with UNICEF, and together, they are set to promote and instill every child’s right to play, relax, and indulge through a holistic approach on both their artistic and recreational activities. Through this team up, they promote their shared advocacy to bring more smiles to children’s faces across the country.

Maxicare offers mental healthcare program

With the rising problem of mental health issues in the Philippines, Maxicare Healthcare Corporation, the country’s leading healthcare provider, is now offering a new support program that extends its medical services to members dealing with mental health concerns.

The first HMO in the country to offer a Specialized Care Program for Mental Health Conditions, Maxicare’s most up-to-date program offers psychiatrist consultations and initial medical consultations that can be availed directly from Primary Care Centers, a hotline, and Corporate Clinics.

The “2019 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” nominees are

The “2019 Billboard Music Awards” will air LIVE on Blue Ant Entertainment on Thursday, 2 May at 8:00AM (7:00AM JKT/BKK) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Other Top Nominees Include Drake and Post Malone with 17,  Travis Scott with 12, XXXTENTACION with 10 and Ariana Grande with 9

Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the “2019 Billboard Music Awards” Airs Thursday, May 2 at 8:00am on Blue Ant Entertainment

Holy Week Advisory from PSBank

All PSBank branches nationwide will be closed on April 18 and 19, 2019, in observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

Meanwhile, our network of 575 ATMs , the PSBank Mobile and PSBank Online (Internet banking) will be available for your banking needs. 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

New Samsung Galaxy A80: Built for the Era of Live

Designed for digital natives who want to interact, play and share in the moment

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. reveals the new Galaxy A80 – a smartphone created for the way people are engaging in the Era of Live. People are increasingly using their smartphones to share live interactions – capturing spontaneous photos, streaming live video and connecting over shared experiences that are happening right now. We are moving from the ‘era of the selfie’ to the ‘era of live’, where people are fostering more genuine and meaningful connections. Built to drive this evolution, the Galaxy A80 offers compelling innovations: a captivating, full-screen display, Samsung’s first revolutionary rotating camera and an intelligent battery.

Monday, April 8, 2019

SM Cinema opens 333 screens across 64 branches nationwide for Avengers: Endgame!

The coming of the most anticipated movie of the year is fast-approaching and SM Cinema is gearing up for the massive battle about to come! After more than a decade, everyone is anxious to watch the epic finale to this story that we have been following since 2008. This is why from April 24 to 28, SM Cinema will be showing Avengers: Endgame in all SM Cinema branches – and by “all” we literally mean all schedules of the 333 screens in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao! 

You can catch the exciting comeback of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they take solo spotlight in all Digital 2D, 3D, SM Cinema IMAX, Director’s Club Cinema, Event Cinema, and Megascreen Large Format cinemas in any of the 64 SM Cinema branches across the country.

LG Makes its Mark in Mindanao

LG Electronics, in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, recently paid a visit to The House of Hope in Davao.

The House of Hope Foundation, located inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center compound (SPMC), is a charitable group that provides temporary shelter to children with cancer. SPMC is the only hospital in the whole of Mindanao that offers free cancer treatment to children. Since a large majority of its patients are indigent families with no place to stay while they are undergoing treatment, the House of Hope provides a sanctuary for them.

Win a P150K Carbon Fiber Road Bike at Pru Life UK Virtual Race

Win a P150K Carbon Fiber Road Bike at Pru Life UK Virtual Race

Before kicking off PRURide PH 2019, the biggest cycling festival in the country, British life insurer Pru Life UK launched a new competition to get everyone excited. Called Virtual Race, it will have over 300 contenders participate in preliminaries from February to May for a chance to win the ultimate prize: a carbon fiber road bike worth P150,000. 

But what is Virtual Race? Using state-of-the-art technology, it simulates the popular British F1 Silverstone circuit track, allowing participants to experience the thrill of a 5-kilometer pro race and gain official time records without going out on the road.

The latest season of Survivor on JackTV test's the limits

Emmy Award-winning reality competition, Survivor is now on its 38th season. Themed “Edge of Extinction,” this season features 14 new castaways divided into two equal tribes, the Manu Tribe and the Kama Tribe. With four returning players taking a second shot at the game. The returning castaways are Joe Anglim (“Worlds Apart,” “Second Chance”), Aubry Bracco (“Kaoh Rong,” “Game Changers”), Kelley Wentworth (“Second Chance,” “San Juan del Sur”) and David Wright (“Millennials vs. Gen-X”).

A new twist to this season is the introduction of the island known as “Edge of Extinction,” which severely tests the will of the castaways to be the Sole Survivor and what they are willing to endure to make that happen. Those who can endure the emotionally and physically difficult challenge will be given a shot for one of them to get back in the game and continue their quest to be the ultimate winner.

Reflect on how Jesus lived: Visit the BGC Walkway this Holy Week

Commemorate the Lenten season with an interactive stations of the cross and a free concert

With over a decade of bringing life to the true meaning of Holy Week through the “Walkway: Reflections on the Stations of the Cross” exhibit, Bonifacio High Street together with Church Simplified once again rolls it out from April 14-21, 2019 with this year’s theme focusing on how Jesus lived during the Roman rule.

Moving away from the traditional depictions of the Passion of Christ, the Walkway uses contemporary art to give meaning to each immersive station that features literal structures and symbols which tells the story of Jesus’ life.

PSBank Holiday Advisory for April 9, Araw ng Kagitingan


Please be advised that all PSBank branches nationwide will be closed on April 9, 2019, Araw ng Kagitingan.

Meanwhile, our network of 575 ATMs , the PSBank Mobile and PSBank Online (Internet banking) will be available for your banking needs. 

Further, please take note of the following:

·  All payroll crediting on April 9 will proceed.
Automatic Debit Agreement
·  For bills payments, debiting of accounts with due dates onApril 9 will proceed.
·  For PSBank loans, payments will be value dated on its original due date and accounts will be debited on April 10.Accounts not debited on April 9 due to insufficient funds should be funded by April 10 to avoid penalties.
Check clearing and settlement
·  Clearing is suspended on April 9. Checks received after cut-off time on April 8 will be processed on April 10.
·  No penalties will be charged for checks dated April 9,intended for PSBank loan payments.
Time deposits
·  Maturities on April 9 will be processed on April 10.

For inquiries or concerns, you may call our 24/7 Customer Experience Hotline at (02) 845-8888

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Pampanga hosts TPB Regional Travel Fair

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) 4th Regional Travel Fair was held at SM City in Clark, Pampanga on April 4-7, 2019, highlighting domestic tourism in the country. 

Expected to draw over 100 participants from the travel trade sector, government agencies and local government units (LGUs), the four-day fair will include a two-day consumer expo featuring exciting travel deals, special fares, exclusive discount packages and promos offered by exhibitors composed of domestic tour, hotels, resorts, and airlines operators. 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Ortigas Malls lines up exciting array of summer activities

It’s going to be a fun-filled summer in the city as Ortigas Malls lines up an exciting array of activities to delight shoppers of all ages and interests. Whether you’re in search of a new hobby or are just raring to make good use of your free time, you’re sure to find something to enjoy at all Ortigas Malls.

Summer Takeover at Estancia

Fun-loving kids would especially love Estancia’s Summer Takeover activities which will run throughout April, all designed to let kids discover and hone their special talents. Choose from singing lessons (April 11 & 12), hip-hop dance lessons (April 15-16), modeling lessons (April 22, 24 & 26), and an arts and crafts workshop (May 3). A culminating event on May 4 will allow kids to show off their works which will be on display at the Bridgeway.

Get the perfect lens color for your lifestyle

People usually  carry  two eyeglasses -- one for reading and another for outdoor sun protection. Adaptive lenses can address both needs, thus you only need one pair of eyeglassess for reading and for sun protection.

One of the most popular brands of adaptive lenses is Transitions. Made by Essilor, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, the lenses continuously adapt to changing light conditions, reduce glare, minimize eye fatigue and block 100 of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Using Chromea7 technology, Crizal Transitions lenses offer and let you enjoy life in the best light.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Get Electrified with “Shazam!” in IMAX at SM Cinema!

DC superfans, say the word as SM Cinema brings you an exciting and electrifying IMAX experience with the newest superhero in town, the magnificent "Shazam!"

As Billy Batson lives what he thinks is a normal 14-year-old’s life, shouting out “Shazam!” changes all that as he turns into an adult Super Hero, Shazam. Given by an ancient Wizard, Billy tries to discover Shazam’s superhero abilities with the help of his foster brother, Freddy. Now that there is a great danger approaching them, Shazam has to master his abilities to fight evil brought by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.


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