Tuesday, May 31, 2022

AIA launches AIA ONE BILLION to engage a billion people to live healthier, longer, better lives by 2030

AIA Group Limited (“AIAor theCompany”; stock code: 1299) today announced the launch of AIA One Billion, a bold ambition to engage a billion people to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by 2030. As the largest pan-Asian life and health insurer, AIA is starting a movement to improve the health and wellness of individuals and help create a more sustainable future in Asia.

Stuart A. Spencer, AIA Group Chief Marketing Officer, said, “For more than a century, AIA has strived to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities. Launching AIA One Billion extends our Purpose of helping people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives far beyond our immediate customer base. AIA One Billion underscores AIA’s commitment to engage, educate and inspire communities across Asia to improve physical, mental and environmental wellness while championing financial inclusion.

Landco hosts UAAP Season 84’s 3x3 Basketball Tournament in CaSoBe

Millennial Resorts, Landco’s hospitality arm will host University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 84’s 3x3 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament at CaSoBe in Calatagan, Batangas from June 1-3, 2022.

“Landco team is delighted to welcome participants of the UAAP 3x3 basketball tournament to our BeachTowns in Batangas. It will be an amazing experience for everyone to capture the captivating sunset by the shores of CaSoBe after each day’s rigorous competition,” said Gerard Penaflor, Vice President for Marketing, Landco Pacific Corporation.

Millennial Resorts’ newest active sports feature in CaSoBe -- 3x3 FIBA basketball court will be the venue of the highly anticipated intercollegiate sports event after a two-year hiatus in 2020-2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The eight participating universities in the UAAP 3x3 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament include Adamson University, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Far Eastern University, National University, University of the East, University of the Philippines Diliman, and the University of Santo Tomas.

Check out Abbott's newly-launched Pediasure Plus Up Age 10+ and enjoy discounts up to 30% off plus vouchers, exclusively on Shopee this May 31!

PediaSure Plus 10+, Exclusively on Shopee this May 31st

Abbott Philippines brings to us PediaSure Plus 10+, for teens 10-15 years old. PediaSure Plus 10+ gives your teens a Complete and Balanced nutrition, to provide the optimal nutrition for healthy growth, development and immunity.

Kids 10 - 15 years old are often a time of final major growth among children and according to Philippines' National Nutritional Council, 3 out of 10 Filipino children at this age group remains to be stunted.

Monday, May 30, 2022

MPL Philippines representatives set to showcase esports supremacy at MSC 2022

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League - Philippines (MPL-PH) teams RSG PH and Smart Omega will be facing off their regional contenders in the upcoming MSC 2022 with the battle cry, "Pinas Lang Malakas."

With a stellar track record in the M3 World Championships, MSC 2021, and the victorious feat in the 31st SEA Games, the Philippines has the highest chance to secure the Southeast Asia title once again.

"This is an exciting time for Filipino esports athletes to take pride of. The Philippines is back and hungry for more achievements. We are seeing the near future of the country transitioning into a sprawling esports dynasty," says Tonyo Silva, Esports Senior Marketing Manager.

Maya launches a powerful youth anthem with Shanti Dope

The secret's out! All-in-one money app Maya has partnered with rap phenom Shanti Dope to create what's set to be the anthem of this generation. Now, there's even P1,000,000 worth of cash prizes hidden in plain sight in its music video! 

Embodying Maya's mantra "defiance with optimism," the powerful anthem honors young Filipinos who fearlessly hustle to achieve their goals. With the intent to inspire others to dream and work hard amid adversity and barriers, the brand's namesake song "Maya" has taken on a fresh meaning behind the iconic Filipino bird—the young, energetic generation who possess the spirit to soar high and forge their own paths.   

In the song's music video, Maya artfully gives a face to this bold generation - set in the iconic streets of Metro Manila. The song's signature line "Ey, kamusta?" is met with the assurance that both Shanti Dope and his fellow relentless hustlers, can only go bigger, higher, and stronger. This generation of game-changers isn't afraid to defy conventions to become their most authentic, and successful selves.

World Vision Celebrates 65th Anniversary by Launching the Childhood Rescue Campaign

(From Top Left) World Vision Advocacy and Campaign Specialist Caroline Veronilla, World Vision Resource Development Director Jun Godornes, World Vision Field Operations Manager in Mindanao Beth Delgado and  World Vision Operations Director Ajab Macapagat

In celebration of its 65th year milestone, World Vision Philippines shared over six decades’ worth of providing better future for vulnerable children through a virtual media launch held last May 30, 2022. The event featured an impactful campaign launch for “Childhood Rescue” with Bianca Umali as the campaign’s lead celebrity ambassador.

World Vision’s “Childhood Rescue” aims to focus on the most dangerous places where children and their communities have been greatly affected by armed conflicts such as Marawi.

The Marawi siege in 2017 has caused thousands of young Filipinos to live amidst armed conflict, political unrest, and ongoing instability even until today. It has displaced at least 350,000 people, including at least 200,000 children, according to the Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Disaster Response Assistance and Management Bureau (DREAMB).

PSBank Pre-Owned Auto Mart moved to its new location in Taguig

PSBank’s Pre-Owned Auto Mart recently transferred to its new site and officially opened at 8003 Lands R Us Realty Compound, Manalac Ave., Bagong Tanyag, East Service Road in Taguig City, on May 30.

The new Auto Mart, which sits on a total lot size of 10,900 square meters, has a showroom with a wide range of quality pre-owned vehicles including some of the latest SUV, AUV, and sedan models that are competitively priced to suit every budget and taste. It will also have a well-appointed sales office, the construction of which is currently underway. Meanwhile, a temporary sales office was set up where customers can conveniently transact with sales representatives or use the PSBank e-Bid kiosks installed, another way for them to view, select, and place their bid offer on an array of exclusive pre-owned cars for sale without much hassle.

Enter the Wizarding World of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore with Globe and HBO GO from June 1!

Calling all wizards, muggles, No-Maj, and Potterheads! Get ready for a magical blast as “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” becomes available to stream First On HBO GO starting June 1, in the comfort of home.

#PlayItRight by subscribing to HBO GO through your Globe account to watch exclusive films like this latest adventure of the Wizarding World.  If you want even more, turn back time by binge-watching “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” as well as Harry Potter titles for a fun, exciting, and (sometimes) heart-breaking nostalgia-filled journey.

“With Globe, we strive to offer the newest content in town to our subscribers to enjoy.  Also, as part of our #PlayItRight advocacy, we support watching content over legal channels by partnering with service providers like HBO GO to protect the rights of the creators while keeping our customers safe from illegal online activities, malware, and other cybersecurity threats,” said Rina Siongco, Head of Globe’s GET Entertained Tribe.

Shopee kicks off the 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale with “Mas Mura Sa Shopee” deals for Filipino shoppers

Get ready to check out discounted items and avail thrilling ₱66 and ₱77 deals, shipping discount vouchers, and 10% off daily at the 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale!

The mid-year is the perfect time to reward ourselves and recharge for what's to come in the second half of 2022. Shopee treats more Filipinos to a memorable mid-year shopping experience at the 6.6-7.7 Mid-Year Sale. To kick-off the mid-year sale, shoppers can look forward to “Mas Mura sa Shopee”* deals and enjoy 66 deals all day, shipping discount vouchers, and 10% off daily when they add-to-cart and checkout from May 27 to June 8.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Pru Life UK launches critical illness protection plan for Filipino families

A first in the market to cover up to four family members in one policy

Leading life insurer Pru Life UK launches PRUHealth FamLove, a protection plan that shares the critical illness coverage to up to four family members in one policy, a first-of-its-kind product in the market. This is available for all Filipino families, including same-sex or common-law partners, parents, and adoptive children.

PRUHealth FamLove is a yearly renewable protection plan that provides long-term coverage until age 85 (applicable when the premium is continuously paid), against high treatment and hospitalization costs due to critical illness.

According to a 2019 study by Mercer Marsh Benefits*, critical illness cost in the Philippines is the second most expensive in South East Asia. Lung cancer treatment costs can lead up to Php 2.78 million, stroke is for Php 1.8 million, while a heart attack is for Php 980,000**.

Shopee bags Overall Brand Champion at the 2022 Marketing-Interactive PR Awards

Shopee’s impactful community and consumer initiatives utilize technology to help better the lives of consumers and small businesses 

As the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, Shopee continues to connect buyers and sellers within one community through impactful campaigns and initiatives. The recent Marketing-Interactive PR Awards in Singapore recognized Shopee’s efforts to create a lasting positive impact on both sellers and consumers across the region, with a total of 10 awards, including Overall Brand Champion and PR Team of the Year. In the Philippines, Shopee’s Consumer Protection Campaign was awarded silver under the Best Crisis Management category.

The Marketing-Interactive PR awards recognizes the top-performing campaigns and companies in the public relations and communications industry across 42 different categories. Entries are sought from across Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the ANZ regions. Each entry is meticulously judged by well-seasoned public relations and communications professionals from all over the region.

Super8 Grocery Warehouse joins MetroMart


Popular supermarket chain Super8 Grocery Warehouse now available for delivery with MetroMart mobile app and website

Online grocery shopping is made even more convenient and affordable, as MetroMart - the #1 online grocery delivery platform in the Philippines - adds Super8 Grocery Warehouse (Super8) to its leading supermarket partners.

Starting this May 2022, customers may shop from Super8 Grocery Warehouse on the MetroMart mobile app and website for a wide range of grocery needs like frozen and dry goods. Shoppers can enjoy the same, affordable in-store prices on groceries from Super8, and avail of convenient online delivery from MetroMart, making it conducive for retail traders, resellers, or budget-savvy buyers.

The Super8 branches available this month include Makati Square, Masinag, Sucat, Muntinlupa, and Ortigas Extension, with more locations coming soon.

Samsung to ‘Spark that Super Feeling’ in Consumers across Southeast Asia with LazMall Super Brand Day 2022 on Lazada

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd and Lazada, Southeast Asia’s leading eCommerce platform, are partnering again for the fifth edition of Samsung Super Brand Day on 26 May. Themed ‘Spark that Super Feeling’, the much-anticipated annual campaign is set to return with a bigger, bolder, and better online shopping experience to spark an instant connection and stronger engagements with consumers across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.  

On Samsung Super Brand Day, online shoppers can enjoy irresistible deals on their favorite Samsung products across smartphones, tablets, wearables, TVs, smart monitors, as well as digital appliances – available on the Samsung Official Store on LazMall. This includes the Samsung Crystal 55” UHD, the Smart Monitor, and the smartphone focus model – the Samsung Galaxy M53 5G. Targeted at those seeking great performance and peak entertainment experiences at good value, the Galaxy M53 comes packed with an expansive 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display with 120Hz refresh rate that is perfect for gaming, and a flagship-class 108MP quad-camera set to capture the best quality content.

World-renowned hand-woven products by Filipino women weave colorful tradition with sustainable livelihood

In this fast-moving digital age, consumers around the world still desire the timeless aesthetic of handcrafted pieces. Recognizing this demand, Woven, a social enterprise that empowers artisan communities to build a livelihood from weaving and embroidery, curates a wide array of high-quality handicrafts made by Filipino craftswomen.

Inspired by the beautiful weaving tradition of Samar, the founders of Woven are driven to bring the exceptional craftsmanship of Filipinos to the rest of the world. Woven Co-Founder and CEO, Trish Lim, shares the company’s journey in helping Filipina artisans thrive.

Get UnbelievaBILLS cashback when you pay your PLDT Home, Meralco, Smart, and other bills with Maya!

Rewards are sweeter when we least expect them. Especially for things that we least like doing, such as paying the bills, it's much easier to bear when we get an unexpected deal from it. 

That's why the country's only all-in-one money app, Maya, is giving you the UnbelievaBILLS promo, where you get cashback rewards of up to P250 when you pay your PLDT Home, Smart, Meralco, and other bills using the app. 

"At Maya, we aim to give our customers good deals to make everyday transactions more delightful. Paying our bills is more of a responsibility for many of us. As an incentive, we're making it unexpectedly more rewarding with this our UnbelievaBILLS promo," said Pepe Torres, Maya's Chief Marketing Officer.

Unleash Your Creativity With These Must-Have Craft Items From MR.DIY

It’s time to get creative as MR.DIY, your one-stop shop for home improvement, invites people all of ages to get crafty!

With most people stuck at home, doing arts and crafts can be a healthy activity that stimulates our imagination and allow us to be resourceful by using a variety of items to assemble our latest masterwork. It can be a great bonding activity for the entire family too, and MR.DIY has all the things you need (and more) to hone your creative skills!

Be a social media star and do awesome content with the Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

More than 82 percent of the Filipino population, or 92.05 million people, utilize social media on a regular basis, according to We Are Social and Kepios. Of them, 9.6 percent are aged 13 to 17, while 12.8 percent are aged 18 to 24. These numbers represent Gen Z, a new generation of hustlers eager to share their lives online. With the Samsung Galaxy A73 5G, Samsung is empowering them to be the next social media superstars.

The new smartphone is the ideal device for every Gen Z content creator looking to shoot viral-worthy Instagram reels and photos, YouTube vlogs, and TikTok videos.

The Galaxy A73 5G’s Quad Camera is designed for creators in mind, headlined by the 108MP Wide-Angle lens which captures more light and details for unmatched clarity. This is supported by a series of innovations to ensure that every shot is picture-perfect:

Globe’s Hapag Movement aims to ease hunger among 500K Pinoys

Involuntary hunger continues to be a major challenge for many low-income families, especially those lost their livelihood during the pandemic.

In its commitment to uplift the lives of Filipinos, Globe recently launched The Hapag Movement, a fundraising initiative led by the Globe Group which aims to promote an integrated approach to hunger alleviation to benefit vulnerable Filipino families.

The Hapag Movement aims to support 100,000 Filipino families or 500,000 individuals.

FedEx announces Breakfast Webinar Series to deliver expert tips and insights and support Philippine business recovery

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world's largest express transportation companies, will launch a series of virtual webinars for business owners and decision-makers, titled “Biz Breakfast: Hearty Servings of Expert Business Insights”. 

Running from May to July 2022, each 20-minute episode of Biz Breakfast will deliver useful and relevant insights to entrepreneurs and business leaders as they navigate recovery and growth amid the evolving new normal.  Each session will also feature a fireside chat, where participants can engage with the speaker and FedEx leaders on the day’s topic. 

Maya unlocks its 6% savings interest rate to all customers

Maya Savings, the digital savings account with a 6% interest that's as easy to use as an e-wallet, is now available to more Filipinos through the all-in-one money app, Maya.   

The feature was launched on early access mode as part of the all-new Maya app just over two weeks ago and due to the overwhelming response from Maya customers, Maya Savings is now available to all upgraded users. 

Now, you no longer need to complete missions or wait for your turn to access Maya Savings. If you have an upgraded Maya account, you can already unlock the Maya Savings feature on your app. Upgrading your account is easy - all you need is just one valid ID. And once you have a Savings account, there is no minimum opening and maintaining balance requirement. 

Reaching your money goals is much easier with Maya as it offers one of the country's highest interest rates for a savings deposit account.  What's even better is that this 6% interest applies to all customers with a Maya Savings account.*

Friday, May 20, 2022

Euro-Pinoy Visual Arts Exhibition: “Ebb and Flow: Return to Nature” opens to the public from 20 to 31 May 2022 at Yuchengco Museum, Makati

The “waves” in the seas are often a source of merriment and joy. Feeling the splash of the waters give us a feeling of relief and comfort. Diving in the deep waters and discovering the beauty of marine life is an awesome experience.

All these and more are the emotions captured in “Ebb and Flow: Return to Nature”, an exhibition of the best and distinctive paintings, prints, photography and sculptures at the Yuchengco Museum in Makati.

Grab this chance to be mesmerized with the wonders of water in all its forms. European and Filipino artists have come together: to show the beauty of water, its importance and what happens when water and the life that it sustains are nurtured or are ruined.

Spruce up your home to be staycation-ready with these Shopee finds

 Get up to 90% off, 10% off vouchers and 10% cashback on kitchenware, furniture, and other home essentials when you shop from May 20 to 21 on Shopee

Who says you need to go out of your house to enjoy your vacation? Turn your own home into the perfect staycation destination space with Shopee home essentials when you checkout from Shopee’s Summer Home Sale from May 20 to May 21, 2022: https://shopee.ph/m/summer-home-sale

Not sure what to buy yet? Then check-out these essentials to makeover your rooms at home to a staycation-inspired space: 

Team Philippines defends throne, claims gold at the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 31st SEA Games

Team Philippines, also known as SIBOL Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team, retains its throne in the 31st SEA Games. SIBOL MLBB dismantled Team Indonesia in a best-of-five (BO5) series, ending the match with a 3-1 score.


The SIBOL MLBB lineup is composed of veteran players from Blacklist International, namely Johnmar "PHI VILLALUNA" Villaluna as team captain, together with Danerie "PHI DEL ROSARIO" Del Rosario, Salic "Hadji" Imam, and Dexter "PHI ALABA" Alaba. Amateur players Kyle "PHI SOTO" Soto, Howard "PHI GONZALES" Gonzales, and Russel "PHI USI" Usi, who have never competed in any Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional Leagues or tournaments, were part of the winning roster.


According to Esports Charts, the 31st SEA Games MLBB tournament reached a new peak-concurrent viewership of 2.2 million with an average of 610,000 viewers.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

vivo Y01: The Perfect Budget Smartphone for the Old and Young Alike

Easy navigation, rich features and lightweight build make this phone ideal for Lolos, Lolas and kids!

Who doesn’t want to remain connected these days? With access to most things and even people still limited despite relaxed protocols, staying connected has become even more important. 

This is particularly true for the older and younger members of the family who also need to have access to loved ones, to information and even to tools that can help them in their daily needs. Complicated innovations, however, sometimes keep them from enjoying new technologies and the advantages and sense of connectedness such modern contraptions bring. 

5 ways to stay productive this summer

It’s summertime! Many of us might be taking some time off this summer break from school or maybe even from work. While a lot will want to enjoy the downtime that the holidays bring, some might also want to keep their minds and wits sharp and continue being productive.

If you’re one of the proactive people who wants something to do while school is out, you’re in luck—here are a few ideas for to-do list items you can check off during all this free time:

Paradise Rising finds new home in KROMA Entertainment

Paradise Rising, a global platform that brings rising Filipino talents to the forefront of local and international youth culture, has found a new home in KROMA Entertainment.

It is now home in the music division of KROMA, a tradigital entertainment company passionate about creators, talent, content, and technology.  KROMA is backed by leading digital solutions platform Globe.

The music label, a Filipino sister label of Asian-American media company 88rising, has been instrumental in putting the Philippines on the global music map amid the pandemic. It expands the presence of artists of Filipino descent through artist development, music distribution, and music rights management.

Game like a Mobile Legends pro with the Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

The Philippines has seen a 98.5 percent increase in the smartphone segment market in 2021. During the height of the pandemic, the Philippines' use of mobile gaming apps grew at the highest rate according to the Global Web Index (GWI). 98 percent of Filipinos aged 16 to 64 own a smartphone, and 72 percent of these users engage in mobile gaming.[1] Mobile Legends: Bang Bang ranked first among these gaming applications based on the number of active users.[2]

Mobile Legends among Gen Z

Mobile Legends has a lot of Gen Z gamers hooked, not only because of its popularity, but also because of its unique and cool features including playable heroes, numerous game modes, and fast-paced gameplay. In Mobile Legends, Gen Z players not only demonstrate their gaming skills, but they also devise strategies that enable them to have an awesome gaming experience.

To become a Pro-player, every gamer requires a reliable smartphone with a wide range of useful features. With the new Galaxy A73 5G, Gen Z gamers can now create their awesome gaming moments and win battles. Here's why:

GCash and CIMB Bank offer up to 7% p.a. interest with GSave


To help Filipinos grow their finances and achieve their #IponGoals, GCash, the leading mobile wallet in the country, and CIMB Bank, the country’s leading digital banking services provider, are offering as much as 7% per annum on GSave. Currently the highest interest rate available in the market, the offer is available to GCash users who will sign up for their first GSave account from April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.

The GSave feature has been live in the GCash app since December 2018 in partnership with CIMB Bank. It has been providing unbanked Filipinos with the opportunity to open a savings account that requires no initial deposit, maintaining balance, or lock-in period.

Meet the Century Tuna Superbods 2022 finalists

Thirty-two hot, healthy, and fit men and women who stood out from hundreds of hopefuls will soon take the spotlight as finalists of Century Tuna Superbods Love Strong 2022, the most anticipated health and fitness event in the Philippines.  

With the powerful and relevant theme "Stay Strong to Love Strong," this year’s diverse roster of finalists carry with them their reasons to have a strong and healthy body to take on challenges—highlighting the importance of having a healthy lifestyle for the people they care about, especially amid the pandemic. Century Tuna Superbods 2022 launched a more inclusive competition that’s open to anyone regardless of age, background, and gender—candidates simply need to make a stand and become an inspiration to Filipinos to be the best version of themselves.

Prioritize Protection With LG Commercial Laundry's Hygiene Care System

The secret to a good business is to foresee the needs of your clients even before they know it. Whether it’s extra features or cost-efficiency, providing something new to the table ensures that they’ll value your business and become a repeat customer. Good experiences coupled with value for money equals customer loyalty. 

This holds true for laundry businesses. Customers tend to initially shop around then stick to one that meets all their needs. During the pandemic, one of the biggest needs of customers is cleanliness and hygiene. One of the most common guidelines at the start was to remove all of your clothing before even stepping foot inside your house. This led to a lot of laundry and a lot of anxiety regarding germs and viruses on clothes. 

Globe At Home provides great value, experience to customers via stronger GFiber plans

Globe At Home offers the best value and experience through its strong and affordable GFiber high-speed unlimited internet plans that address its customer’s connectivity needs.

This brand new home essential provides varying connection speeds from 50 Mbps up to 1 Gbps, depending on the need. Customers can have speeds of up to 50 Mbps under GFiber 1599, with a FREE speed boost of 100 Mbps for 3 months or up to 150 Mbps under GFiber 2099.

Moreover, all eligible GFiber Unli subscribers will receive 3-month premium access freebies. This allows them to make the most out of their GFiber plan, including VIU, HBO Go, and Amazon Prime, for non-stop family bonding while watching streaming movies, series, and TV shows.

The 31st SEA Games Mobile Legends: Bang Bang matches begin 18 May

The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) commenced in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Thursday, with 11 participating countries competing in 40 sports events since May 4. This week, fans and viewers will witness professional esports athletes in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang in their quest to dominate the region.

The teams will be divided into two. Group A consists of the Philippines to be represented by Blacklist International, the group that took home the M3 World Championship title in 2021. Malaysia, Laos, and Myanmar also join the same cluster.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Did you know that you can use ShopeePay to send money to any bank or e-wallet for free?

We already know how easy it is to send money online—all it takes is a few taps on your phone and you’re done. Convenient and ideal, right? Yes, but only if you’re sending money to someone with the same bank account or e-wallet as yours or else you need to pay extra fees. That’s not very practical so we’ve got a solution for you. Did you know that ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, actually lets you send money to any bank, e-wallet or Shopee user for free? Yes, no hidden fees because we want to enable all Filipinos to fully enjoy the benefits of sending money online.

It’s inconvenient to create and maintain multiple apps just to avoid additional transaction fees. To minimize the hassle, all you need is ShopeePay, which is part of the Shopee app—simply activate and verify your ShopeePay account. With ShopeePay, enjoy free and instant bank transfers with 40+ banks and e-wallet partners, including the country’s major banks like BDO, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Metrobank, Security Bank, UnionBank, and more. With this integrated service, you no longer need to jump from one app to another to make your fund transfers.

TikTok comedy creator Raco Ruiz joins KROMA Entertainment’s NYMA family

This just in: everybody’s favorite TikTok broski Raco Ruiz has joined the KROMA Entertainment family! Raco is now an exclusive talent under NYMA.

Short for “Now, You Must Aspire,” NYMA’s vision is to be the home of the greatest talents in the tradigital universe. NYMA goes beyond making stars of its talents, because why settle for the stars when you can be the sun?

Aside from creating work influenced by surrealism, graffiti, pop art, and low-brow cartoon art, Raco blew up on TikTok for his meta-comedy skits. His videos under the handle @racobell have gained millions of views and hundreds of thousands of followers for highlighting modern Pinoy “conyo” culture videos through his Raco-verse of characters (all masterfully portrayed by himself) and voiceovers of ‘90s cartoons and films.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Khalid transports listeners to a blissful summer day on the music video of “Skyline”

The retro-pop tune serves as the official lead single off the R&B superstar’s highly anticipated third studio album

Multiplatinum-selling global superstar Khalid has finally released his new single Skyline” along with the music video via Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records

Written by Khalid and produced by Chrome Sparks, this dreamy retro pop track is the official lead single off Khalid’s highly anticipated third studio album which is due out later this year. 

Directed by Levi Turner and Cody LaPlant, the colorful music video transports you outside to a blissful summer day and unveils two worlds of style and aesthetic merging into one as a dance party ensues while Khalid simultaneously floats through the air in a 1999 color shifting limited edition GT-R Skyline.

Globe At Home gives #AllForMom this Mother’s Day


As the nation celebrates Mother’s Day, giving our moms the attention they deserve is one of the best gifts we can give these exceptional women who are the family’s inspiration and pillar of strength.

Sharing this important occasion is Globe At Home, which is there to help Filipinos show their moms their love and affection in ways big and small.

“Mothers work hard in managing the household, caring and overseeing the growth of their family members, and even balancing their own businesses or careers. They want to give their best to their loved ones and provide them with the future they aspire for,” said Barbie Dapul, Globe At Home VP for Marketing.

AKARI launches its latest line of innovative, value-driven air coolers in the PH market

AKARI remains steadfast in its commitment to provide innovative, value-driven, and high-quality air coolers and rechargeable fan products to millions of households in the Philippines.

A great option to beat the summer heat, AKARI AIR COOLER is the leading partner of choice to cool your living space without having to break the bank. If you’re looking for a mobile, eco-friendly alternative to air conditioners, then look no further: this top-notch brand ensures optimum cooling performance with its ergonomic design and technology.

Unlike the bulky and wide built coolers in the market, AKARI AIR COOLER has modern and compact structure with air purifying features that get rid of allergy-inducing agents and impurities inside your home. Its honeycomb filters have a great capacity to retain more water and cool the air more quickly. Best of all, it lasts longer, and requires less maintenance.

Know more about Marian Rivera as a Shopee mom, her motherhood tips, and must-haves to check out at the Mother’s Day Blowout


Get 10% off vouchers when you shop for Marian-approved gifts and mommy essentials this Mother’s Day Blowout from May 6 to 8!

Ever wonder how Marian juggles multiple roles in life and still makes time to be a doting mom and wife? The Shopee brand ambassador opens up about motherhood in time for Mother’s Day.

Marian prioritizes being a mom above all else

Marian wears many hats as an A-list actress, thriving entrepreneur, and hands-on wife and mother. Despite this, she ensures that she never gets too busy for family. She still dedicates most of her time at home, bonding with her kids and taking care of the household needs. “Alam mo dapat kung kailan ka need ng mga anak mo, ng asawa mo, [You should know when your family needs you] because at the end of the day, family should always come first.” At the end of the day, being a mom is Marian’s most important role in life and her children are her number one fans. Raising her kids to be kind, responsible, and compassionate people is the biggest goal she’s striving to achieve.

Exciting Deals and Promos given as MR.DIY opens 18 new stores last Labor Day weekend

Gaisano Country Mall store

MR.D.I.Y., your one-stop shop for home improvement, recently opened 2 new stores last Labor Day weekend (April 29, 30 and May 1, 2022) to commemorate the launch of its 18 new stores across the Philippines.

MR.DIY currently has 226 branches nationwide, and shoppers will now have the chance to get more opportunities for great deals and value for their money when they buy home items and gifts at these 18 new stores: Colours Town Center, Las Pinas; Waltermart Makati; LCC Mall Naga; SM Hypermarket Handumanan, Bacolod City; San Pablo City Laguna; Victory Mall & Market Tanauan, Batangas; Gaisano Country Mall, Cebu; SM Hypermarket Cainta; Citymall Tagbak, Iloilo City; Aliw Complex Meycauayan, Bulacan; Noveleta Cavite; APM Centrale Mall, Cebu City; Ayala Abreeza Mall, Davao City; Camiling Tarlac; SM Center Tuguegarao Downtown Cagayan; Oroquieta, Misamis Oriental; Molave, Zamboanga del Sur; and Tangub City, Misamis Occidental.


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