Monday, July 29, 2019

Making life easy with GCash

In this day and age, where we are living life in the digital age, the pace of life is just so fast, that an opportunity loss due to delays, will cost you even more, so let's be realistic, time is money.

Think of it this way, the more time you spend time on queues and wasting them, the more time you lose for you to be productive, and in the end may have lost an opportunity, as you also lose time to spend with family and friends, and yes I would rather spend time on a vacation with my loved ones than wasting them.

That's where our mobile phones come in play, with almost everything we do, they are there to make our lives easier, and now with GCash, life is made even better.  You can do everything from paying your bills, accepting money transfers, payment to your favorite fast food restaurants or purchasing load credits, with just a few taps on your mobile phone, wherever, whenever! 

TPB gears up for global competitiveness

To achieve its global competitiveness goal and attract more travelers, visitors, and investors, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), is conducting a series of Tourism Marketing Educational Seminars among participants from DOT Regional Offices and local government units (LGUs), which kicked off in Batangas City this June, and will go to Cebu and Butuan in August.

The seminars will focus on skills training and upgrading competency level through workshops, case studies and collaborative research projects. This intends to boost employment rate, improve income opportunities and subsequently increase tourism arrivals and receipts. 

Don’t Fret, You Won’t Get Wet


The Pet Food Institute shares tips on how owners can exercise their pets during the rainy season

Several pet owners believe that it is nearly impossible to give their pets a proper workout during the rainy season. However, owners are reminded that there are several activities that they can do to ensure that their beloved four-legged companions get their daily dose of exercise. 

Staying in and teaching their pets new tricks is a great example of a mental workout. Teaching one’s pet new tricks can help improve their behavior, increase bonding with their human, and help the pet be comfortable around people. When training one’s pet, owners are reminded to be patient and to take into consideration factors such as their pet’s abilities and age when they teach them tricks. If their pet is old, owners must not force them to learn strenuous tricks such as standing on their hind legs. 

Dragonpay’s SureTayo launches own smartphone app

SureTayo, an escrow service powered by Dragonpay Corporation, has introduced their very own smartphone app to handle the needs of the buyer and seller who are always on-the-go.

Launched in 2018, SureTayo is a payment solution that makes every transaction convenient and safe. By becoming a third-party, SureTayo receives the payment from the buyer and once the item was delivered and received, SureTayo releases the payment to the seller. And to make it more convenient, SureTayo also utilizes Dragonpay’s popular alternative payment channels. No need to worry about fraud and scammers! 

Landlite sponsors Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) general monthly meeting

For PIID’s general monthly meeting for the month of June, Landlite Philippines Corporation (LPC) sponsored and organized a “Mamma Mia”-themed event hosted by its brand ambassador, Marc Nelson. 

Interior designers gathered at Lux Décor showroom in BGC where they had a tour on the latest line of products that Landlite has to offer. Faro Barcelona decorative lightings and Uozu Italian minimalist downlights were the highlights of the showroom tour. 

One Esports officially launches Asia's largest Esports World Championship Series, Appoints Esports Veteran Carlos Alimurung as CEO

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has announced the official launch of Asia’s largest esports world championship series with ONE Esports’ first confirmed events of the 2019-2020 season. In addition, Carlos Alimurung has been named CEO of ONE Esports, and will be responsible for designing ONE Esports’ vision and strategy, setting the company’s goals, and supporting the team to execute and deliver.

ONE Esports will be organizing a series of Dota 2 World Pro Invitationals featuring the top teams in the world. The ONE Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on December 20-22, 2019 and the ONE Dota 2 Jakarta World Pro Invitational will be held at ICE BSD on April 17-19, 2020. Each Invitational will see the world’s best professional Dota 2 teams compete for a prize pool of USD 500,000.

Maxicare forges alliance with Alorica.

Maxicare Healthcare Corporation, the country’s leading healthcare provider, recently partnered with Alorica, the largest provider of customer experience solutions to the U.S. market, to provide its employees with accessible, superior, and quality healthcare.  

Maxicare unveiled its newest health pod at the Alorica Makati office to provide employees fast and convenient access to healthcare services. 

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Five Signs It's Time to Upgrade Appliances at Home

For homeowners, keeping the household intact is always a priority. Remember that appliances are supposed to add convenience to one’s daily life instead of becoming a source of frustration. If they fail to provide everyday ease and comfort, homeowners may find themselves wondering whether or not it's time to replace their pieces. Read through this list to see if now’s the perfect time to take the plunge and upgrade the home appliances!

SM Cinema Exclusive gives fans a glimpse of BTS’ off-the-spotlight moments with Bring the Soul: The Movie

Attention ARMYs! SM Cinema is set to give you a peek into the world of massively popular K-pop group, BTS with the latest full feature film entitled Bring the Soul: The Movie.  

The movie which will be shown exclusively at SM Cinemas beginning August 7 follows the K-Pop band’s record-breaking Burn the Stage: The Movie and their concert film Love Yourself in Seoul which were released in 2018. 

Eastern Communications tackles the emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution

A few decades ago, the basic use of hand tools and primary machines transformed to more powered machineries and factories as humanity learned the First Industrial Revolution. New innovations in steel, petroleum and electricity production years later led to the introduction of telephones and airplanes during the Second Industrial Revolution. Eventually, the Third Industrial Revolution dubbed as “Digital Revolution” came into the picture and replaced mechanical and analog technologies with digital electronics.

Today, a fourth industrial revolution unfolds. The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings technologies that blur the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres across all sectors and usually involves the utilization of the internet or connectivity solutions in business process. Services like getting a ride, ordering pizza, booking a flight, shopping for books, and watching a film can now be done remotely.

Toby’s Sports Holds First Toby’s x adidas Shootout King Challenge

A new King has been crowned

Toby’s Sports, the leading sports retailer in the Philippines, in partnership with adidas, ran an action-filled show of ballers with the hottest hands at the Toby’s Sports Flagship Store in BGC last July 7, with thirty-two top shooters going head-to-head during the Toby’s x adidas Shootout King Finals. Jonathan Constantino reinforced his reign as he racked up the best scores throughout the five-round event, eventually being named Shootout King.

Friday, July 26, 2019

The magic of being unique

Maris Racal wearing Careline’s newest makeup innovation, Stain Gloss

Wanna have Maris Racal’s pouty and glossy lips with that unique shade of pink? 

This multi-talented celebrity, who’s now the brand ambassador of Careline, shares her newest secret to plump, kissable and natural-looking glossy lips: Careline Stain Gloss, the brand’s newest makeup innovation. This blue-colored lip cosmetic adapts to the skin’s PH level thus eventually providing a unique shade for every person.

Get more rewards when you pay via cash or credit card

Say bye to July with as much as P2650 in cashback and more amazing perks from PayMaya! 

The rainy season is here and with it comes a deluge of discounts, cashback, and other perks as the leading digital financial wallet and app PayMaya brings more amazing surprises to all account holders every time they pay using their PayMaya account.

From today until July 31, you can get up to a total of P2,650 in cashback when you pay your purchases with their PayMaya account!

Discover a whole new world of beauty at Mitsukoshi Mall

Mitsukoshi Façade Along 8th Avenue

Isetan Mitsukoshi, one of the leading department store groups in Japan, carries a mix of classic favorites as well as products that feature technological advances in holistic care in its two main stores – Isetan Shinjuku and Mitsukoshi Ginza. These two stores are consistently packed with locals as well as visitors from all over the world that are exploring offerings of premium international and homegrown brands. 

LG Celebrates History with Tomorrow’s AI Technology

LGEPH Managing Director Mr. Inkwun Heo discussing the importance of the Philippines’ and South Korea’s rich cultural heritage.
LGEPH, in partnership with Intramuros Administration, showcases history in an entirely different perspective in the newly opened Museo de Intramuros

July 22, Intramuros, Manila - History was made yet again as the Intramuros Administration (IA), the government agency tasked for the orderly restoration, management, development, and promotion of Intramuros as a national heritage, celebrated its 40th Anniversary in the recently opened Museo de Intramuros.

To celebrate the momentous occasion together with IA, LG Philippines made their presence felt as they simultaneously unveiled their newest line of state of the art OLED TVs, putting side by side our rich and colorful history together with tomorrow’s technology. LG PH Managing Director Inkwun Heo led the festivities as he formally handed over six (6) units of the LG TVs to the museum. Mr. Heo went on to say “This 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the Philippines and the Republic of Korea. Throughout the seven (7) decades of friendship between the 2 nations, we’ve been championing the importance of culture. We at LG Philippines remain committed in doing our part to preserve and showcase Philippine history. We hope that through the integration of our industry leading OLED TV technology with riveting historically significant content, we are able to communicate to audiences, both old and new, the importance of Intramuros and Philippine history as a whole”. 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

First OTC potassium food supplement launched

To boost overall wellness and help maintain healthy day-to-day productivity, Neutra K, the country’s first potassium food supplement with no prescription needed was recently launched. Proudly Philippine-made, without artificial flavors and preservatives, Neutra K uses non acidic potassium that is sourced from one of the world’s leading producers of natural ingredients. 

Uncover a family's secret in the acclaimed drama “AFTER THE WEDDING”

Two women’s fate are intertwined and the path they are treading soon leads to shocking revelations with irreversible consequences in “After the Wedding” starring Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Billy Crudup and Abby Quinn. 

A poignant drama with a powerhouse, female-led cast, “After the Wedding” tells the story of  Isabel (Williams) who’s running an orphanage in Calcutta, India that also faces potential suspension due to dwindling funds.  Soon enough, a potential donor comes knocking at their door, philanthropist Theresa Young (Moore) who insists that Isabel travels to New York to deliver a presentation for her orphanage. 

“Linggo Ng Musikang Pilipino” to mark another exciting milestone in Filipino Music

With more than 70 music showcases spanning bar performances, concerts, railways jams, multimedia guestings, busking sessions, songwriting workshops, theatrical specials, and out-of-town gigs, this year’s edition of Linggo Ng Musikang Pilipino (LMP) is proud to present what may possibly be its biggest and most diverse festival lineup yet.

Presented by Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the annual music festival aims to promote the awareness and appreciation of all forms of Filipino music through a variety of on-ground and online platforms starting July 20 onwards, happening in different music venues nationwide from Metro Manila to Davao City.

Slay the rainy days with Careline

Excited to look your best on the first day of school but afraid that the rainy season might get in the way? Create a statement by pulling of your favorite makeup style and let not even the rain stop you from unleashing your inner diva. 

Careline, the edgy cosmetics line for young Filipinas, can be your ultimate bestie during this rainy season. Stay matte all day with these trendy makeup products:

Blur Stick
The rainy season can be your number one enemy when it comes to staying fresh all day. Keep your makeup in place and minimize those pores by using Careline Blur Stick as a primer. 

Oil Control Liquid Makeup
The Careline Oil Control Liquid Makeup has a natural finish and helps you achieve a flawless-looking skin for long hours. Now, the humid weather won’t have to be a problem because this liquid foundation’s non-greasy formula will help you feel light and confident. 

Oil Control Face Powder
Enjoy a shine-free look all day by using Careline Oil Control Face Powder which helps absorb excess oil on skin. This powder can be every young Filipina’s best friend as it comes in five different colors making it perfect for any skin tone.

Oil Control Blush-On
Add color to your cheeks and achieve that rosy glow by using Careline Oil Control Blush-On. The soft texture of this product, which also comes in a variety of colors, blends perfectly into the skin without caking, allowing buildable intensity of color. Ideal for making a statement on a rainy day, these blushes allow you to customize an endless possibility of fresh-faced looks. 

Best Brow Liner
Beat the gloomy weather by showing off those bold and perfectly-defined brows with Careline Best Brow Liner. Available in two shades—taupe and brunette—this brow bestie is perfect for beginners. It is lightweight and easy to hold for a perfect control to create light strokes that could last for almost the entire day. 

Graph Ink Liner
Highly-essential for the rainy season, Careline Graph Ink eyeliner lets you boast that perfect cat eye without having to worry about keeping your face dry. This smudge-proof and waterproof eyeliner is great for busy bees as you wouldn’t have to reapply throughout the day!

Matte Liquid Lipstick
Be the darling of the crowd and stand out with Careline Matte Liquid Lipsticks. With a wide variety of colors to choose from, any shade of your choice will give you a full-pigmented matte coverage. Its unique formula provides hours of comfort without a dry feeling allowing you to naturally flaunt your lips even while raining. 

With Careline, you can look fab and glamorous in school no matter the weather.

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Chef from Puerto Princesa wins Palawan leg of Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition

Roberto Roldan Jr. from Palawan  emerged as the winner of the fourth regional leg of the Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs’ Edition—a nationwide cooking competition which aims to recognize a new generation of local talented chefs. 

Roldan bested five (5) other contestants for his winning dish, Herbs and Cashew nut-crusted Beef Tenderloin in Bistek Sauce. He will have the chance to qualify for the national competition round with a grand prize of P100,000 and a culinary trip to Japan. 

Best payment partner of gamers and esports athletes, PayMaya strengthens support for the gaming community with The Nationals partnership

GAME FACE ON: PayMaya powers the gaming community with support for The Nationals. Shown in photo (L to R): Zach “Secret” Gabionza, team representative of STI e-Olympians; Lancer  “MRVii” Vicencio , team representative of Happy Feet Emperors; Anthony “Ynot” Senedrin, team representative of PLDT-Smart Omega; Raymund Villanueva, Head of Growth and Marketing for PayMaya Philippines; Heidi Garayblas, Head of Integrated Marketing for PayMaya Philippines; Kevin Chung, President of The Nationals; Ren Vitug, Commissioner for The Nationals; John Erwin “Yakou” Magno, team representative of Cignal Ultra; and CJ “Ribo” Ribo, team representative of Bren Epro.

Pinoy gamers can expect even better ways to power up their gaming experience as PayMaya, the best payment partner for gamers and esports athletes, unveils its partnership with The Nationals, the country's first and only franchise-based esports league.  

Whether they are playing their favorite PC games or hacking and slashing with friends on mobile, gamers can enjoy a convenient cashless experience for gaming using their VISA- and Mastercard-powered PayMaya cards or via the various gaming pins available in PayMaya's in-app shop.  

And for the various professional esports players battling it out The Nationals, PayMaya is also throwing its support as the official digital payments partner of the league.  

World Vision’s Social Innovation Challenge aims to address community problems in the Philippines

World Vision is seeking out creative Filipinos to create the most meaningful solutions to some of the country’s overlooked community challenges. 

The child-focused organization’s latest project, the Social Innovation Challenge, is allowing innovators all over the country the opportunity to compete for seed capital to fund ideas that address obstacles faced by Filipino communities. 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Turmetab launches in the Philippines

Distriphil introduces the first locally produced organic supplement that combines turmeric and piperine to combats stress

Turmetab, the country’s first FDA-approved supplement that that combines turmeric and piperine to combat stress, launched today in the Philippines. Turmetab offers whole turmeric roots in easy-to-take tablets, aiming to give Filipinos the vitality and nutrition they need to combat a range of ailments and stay at their physical and mental best. 

Which Siren Character Are You? Take the fun quiz to find out!

Blue Ant Entertainment brings a fun personality quiz for fans to know which Siren characters they resemble

Now with only four episodes remaining and with events keep getting exciting and heart pounding on Siren Season 2, Blue Ant Entertainment brings a fun quiz for Siren fans, to break the ice from the excruciating days they have to endure, as they wait on the next episodes wondering what happens next.
The fun quiz features varied results from main and supporting characters who make the show’s plot engaging in their own ways. Below are the possible results whom fans may discover some resemblance with:

6 fun ways to celebrate denim at SM

Catch celebrity brothers Kobe and Andre Paras on the cover of SM Shopmag this July as SM Supermalls celebrates denim month with fun denim deals and activities in 72 malls nationwide! (Photo courtesy of SM Shopmag)

You can never have too much of denim. From day to night, this fashion staple can make you look timeless or trendy. Take the whole squad to your favorite SM malls to shop and celebrate everything denim this July! 

“We all know that denim will never go out of style. This July, SM Supermalls has prepared exciting deals and fun-filled activities for our valued customers, especially for fashion and denim enthusiasts,” said SM Supermalls marketing SVP Jonjon San Agustin. 

Win a trip for two to Boracay, Cebu, or Hong Kong with AXA’s auto-pay feature

Pay your insurance premium through AXA Philippines’ auto-pay for a chance to win a trip for two (2) to Boracay, Cebu, or even Hong Kong!

The auto-pay feature of one of the country’s leading insurers allows you to pay your premium automatically and conveniently through your preferred bank account or credit card. 

Full speed ahead for PH Tourism with the Philippine Business Mission to Japan

As part of the invigorated thrust to attract bigger tourist arrivals from Japan, the Philippines recently once again concluded a series of successful Philippine Business Mission (PBM) in Sapporo, Nagoya and Tokyo. Japan ranks 4th in terms of tourist arrivals, with a growth rate of 8.15% or a total of 631,801 Japanese visitors in 2018, compared to 581,180 arrivals in 2017.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Fast-growing companies make Parkway Corporate Center their HQ in the Metro South

Location, financial advantages, and investment potentials are but some of the factors business owners and entrepreneurs consider when finding the ideal corporate headquarters in the metro.

This is why start-ups, growing companies, and even established firms have moved to or are considering the 32-story Parkway Corporate Center in Filinvest City, Alabang. Owning the property gives business owners the freedom to tailor fit their office space to their needs and spending plans, resulting in cost-efficiency and savings over time.

And with Parkway Corporate Center’s strategic location in the booming Metro South, handsome returns on investment is also guaranteed.

Sale alert: Careline lipstick now at P49

Calling all beauty junkies! Careline is having a nationwide sale for all the shades of their Matte Liquid Lipstick and Melted Metallic Lipstick in the whole month of July. 

The price of your favorite lippies is now an eye-whopping drop from P210 to just P49!

CNN Philippines rolls out extensive coverage plans for Duterte's 4th SONA

CNN Philippines rolls out an extensive, multi-platform coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 22, starting at 6:00am. Halfway through the term of the Duterte Administration, the President will deliver his annual address at the Batasang Pambansa before newly elected members of the 18th Congress, dominated by the ruling PDP-Laban and its allies.  

The network’s award-winning journalists led by Pia Hontiveros and Pinky Webb will provide real-time and comprehensive coverage of the annual address with a mix of live news, special programs and in-depth interviews with key newsmakers. 

Correspondents Joyce Ilas and Xianne Archangel will be across the opening of the 18th Congress ahead of the President’s annual address.  The network’s Malacañang correspondent Ina Andolong will be following the President’s movements all throughout the day. David Santos and Gerg Cahiles will be closely monitoring the security situation before, during, and after the speech.  

Awesome deals at Vivo Super Day with Shopee, Today July 18

Vivo fans, today is the day! 
It's Vivo Super Day with Shopee!

On July 18, 2019, enjoy exciting discounts when you visit Shopee using its mobile app wherein you can get up to 50% off on selected Vivo smartphones; Vivo X21, V11i (128GB), Y85 and Y95. 

The first 500 buyers can get a 10% discount or a maximum P2,500 off with a P5,000 minimum spend on selected Vivo smartphones by simply using the voucher code SHPXVIVO10. The discounts are valid for orders to be delivered via integrated couriers.

Monday, July 15, 2019

FedEx Express Delivers: Donation of Paper Microscope Creates Possibilities for Local Students

Philippines FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, delivered lightweight, portable and completely functional paper microscopes called foldscopes to Lingunan National High School (LNHS) before the start of the school year. The donation makes it possible for students to have a hands-on learning experience in their science classes.

17th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards launched

The 17th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) that honors microentrepreneurs who have succeeded with the help of microfinance institutions, was launched at the BSP Executive Business Center Lounge. 

CMA is a joint undertaking of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Citi Philippines and Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc. (MCPI), and funded by Citi Foundation. Honored during the annual ceremonies are the CMA National Winner, regional awardees from the Philippines three major island groups, Youth Microentrepreneur of the Year and three special awardees in different categories: agriculture, green/sustainable business, community leadership, startup micro-business, persons with disabilities, social innovation, financial technology/digital enterprise and preservation of traditions. 

Solane LPG supports Balik Eskwela 2019

Solane, the country’s leading LPG solutions provider, supports young minds of Bani Elementary School through the Balik Eskwela 2019 initiative. 

Solane gave cleaning implements like trash cans and dust pans to the school during the handover program. 

Leading the charge in financial inclusion

Yuchengco Group of Companies Chairperson Helen Yuchengco Dee (first row, fifth from left) and Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Chief Innovation and Inclusion Officer Lito Villanueva (second row, fourth from left) recently led a signing of a memorandum of understanding to launch DiskarTech, the country’s first-ever financial inclusion accelerator program to harness the Filipinos’ entrepreneurial spirit. 

Be ready on your next getaway with these five travel must-haves!

Planning for a trip takes more than just booking flights and reserving hotel accommodations. Every seasoned traveler knows that it is equally important to immediately research for suggested itineraries and make a list of things to bring for the duration of the vacation. 

From making sure that all travel documents are ready, to choosing the right luggage to bring and knowing the appropriate clothes to pack, preparing for any kind of getaway may be nerve-racking. To make things easier the next time you’re going on an out-of-town trip or flying to another country, here’s a checklist of items you should not forget to pack in your bag: 

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Maxicare makes healthcare more accessible to Ilonggos

Maxicare Healthcare Corporation, the country’s leading healthcare provider, recently established its newest health pod in Startek Philippines, Inc., a call center and BPO in Iloilo, to ensure better access to healthcare services for its employees. 

The latest health pod is a fully automated system that manages patient-queuing, and makes gathering of initial vital signs quick, accurate, and hassle-free. It offers convenient and time-saving way for employees to get their LOA (letter of authorization). The latest Maxicare health pod is located at Two Global Center, Megaworld Blvd, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. 

Nueva Vizcaya chef wins Solane Kitchen Hero Chefs' Edition Region II leg

Jan Daryl Doculan from Nueva Vizcaya emerged as the winner of the Region II leg of Solane Kitchen Chefs' Edition, a nationwide cooking competition which aims to recognize a new generation of local talented chefs. Doculan bested seven (7) other contestants from all over Region II with his winning dish, Dinakdakan. 

He garnished it with assorted achara, ensalada, toasted shallot, and candied calamansi. He will have the chance to qualify for the national competition round with a grand prize of P100,000 and a culinary trip to Japan. 

Live inspired anytime, anywhere with these SAMSUNG Galaxy Tabs

The newly-unveiled Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen (left), Tab S5e (right), and Tab A 10.1 (top) are specially crafted for creators so they can live inspired wherever they are. 

Samsung launched its newest line of Galaxy tablets for today’s passionate go-getters. Because of their lifestyle, they have found ways to entertain themselves whether they’re on the road, in between meetings, or during their downtime. For these individuals, having the right device to keep them productive will help them find creative inspiration whenever, wherever.

The Galaxy Tab A with S Pen comes with an embedded S Pen to help creators bring their ideas to life. It is designed as the ultimate on-the-go productivity tool as they can sketch, write, and take notes even while they’re commuting. The tablet also offers an optimal viewing experience with its 8.0" screen with a narrow bezel, so streaming content becomes a cinematic experience with bright, crisp, and vibrant details. Its 4,200mAh battery means they won’t have to worry about losing battery while binge-watching their favorite series.

Get the best deals on books plus loads of treats and cashback offers only with PayMaya at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Pampanga!

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale shoppers can simply scan-to-pay for their book purchases using their PayMaya app

PayMaya is once again bringing an exciting and rewarding shopping experience as it renews its partnership with the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, allowing Filipino book-lovers to enjoy the convenience and perks of using PayMaya and other cashless options to shop for their favorite books. 

Now on its 2nd run this year, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale makes its first stop in North Luzon as it brings 24-hour book shopping on heavily discounted books at the LausGroup Event Centre, San Fernando City from July 12 - 22, 2019.  

Giorgio Petrosyan outpoints Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy to win by unanimous decision

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again thrilled the capacity crowd at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. ONE: MASTERS OF DESTINY played host to a world-class martial arts spectacle. In the main event, kickboxing superstar Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan of Italy put together a comprehensive performance, defeating opponent Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy of Thailand by unanimous decision after three rounds. In the co-main event, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Michelle Nicolini of Brazil upset superstar “Unstoppable” Angela Lee of Singapore, winning by unanimous decision.

In the main event of the evening, Italian-Armenian kickboxing icon Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan advanced to the semi-finals of the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix after defeating Thai legend Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy by unanimous decision. Petrosyan was aggressive all throughout the three-round contest as he stormed Petchmorakot with crushing combinations to secure the decision victory. Petrosyan advances to the semi-final round of the tournament and will now face ‘Smokin’ Jo Nattawut in a highly-anticipated rematch at ONE: DREAMS OF GOLD in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Monday, July 8, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Making of the Air Zoom Freak 1

Giannis Antetokounmpo spends his off day at Nike WHQ for a crash course in signature footwear. The meetings serve as a starting point for the Nike Air Zoom Freak 1, Antetokounmpo's debut signature shoe, and come sandwiched between nights he scored 32 points in Sacramento and 20 in Portland.
Toward the end of the sessions, sitting with a pile of Zoom Air units in front of him, Antetokounmpo smiles wide and says, "I didn't know anything about this process before today."

The meetings were devised not simply for the creation of the Greek star's first signature shoe, but also for the making of the Antetokounmpo brand; this set in motion a series of work streams, inclusive of apparel, footwear and logo design. Each audience with Antetokounmpo follows Nike's driving ethos — listen to the voice of the athlete — and combines for the full range of product in the 6' 11" forward's initial Nike line.

Find the right SAMSUNG Galaxy A Series smartphone for you!

The rise of technology has encouraged everyone to share their best selves online. The increasing popularity of blogs, vlogs, and social media platforms has turned the idea of gaining a following a reality. Samsung is helping people with its Galaxy A Series smartphones, which are built for the Era of Live. Find out which Samsung Galaxy A fits you:

The tool for the multi-hyphenate Zennials

The Galaxy A80 and A70 are designed for always-on-the-go users looking for the complete package.

The soon to be launched Galaxy A80 comes with a Triple Lens Rotating Camera that can slide and rotate to shoot on both sides. It is designed with a 48MP Main Camera, an 8MP Ultra-Wide Camera, and a 3D Depth Camera that can even blur backgrounds on video.

The smartphone fits those who want pro-level action camera as it has a Super Steady feature to give smooth videos


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