Thursday, September 28, 2023

Maximize your grocery savings this weekend with a Payday PISO Sale

PISO Sale Items and discount promos available exclusively via MetroMart

Payday weekends mean lots of fun and big savings, especially with MetroMart’s September Payday PISO Sale.

Various items will be available at ONLY ₱1.00 from S&R and Landmark this September 29 to October 1, 2023. These products include rice, premium canned meats, and other pantry staples.

G Chance the Raffle makes dreams come true on G Day 2023


Globe is bringing Filipinos closer to their dreams with an even bigger G Chance the Raffle this year, marking Globe’s annual 0917 festivities with exciting prizes that will fuel passions, jumpstart businesses and provide digital enablement.

In its fifth year, G Chance the Raffle is giving Globe customers a chance to cruise the streets on their very own Gogoro Smartscooter and a BYD Dolphin Pure EV with a 400 km range, giving them means to be more sustainable with transportation options.

For those bitten by the travel bug, they can picture themselves jet-setting with their travel buddy on a business class trip to Japan via All Nippon Airways with Klook credits to complete their accommodations and experiences. There’s also a chance to win a trip for 2 to Hong Kong and Singapore via Klook. These international travel packages come with a free Roaming subscription to ensure connectivity, wherever they are. Customers can also score a premium weekend getaway to Coron and Samal via Klook with luxurious accommodations from Discovery Resorts.

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Success of HONOR 90 5G continues, all set to unveil its successor HONOR 90 Lite 5G on September 26

Due to the overwhelming success of HONOR 90 5G in the Philippines, HONOR was forced to bring HONOR 90 Lite 5G, confirmed to launch on September 26! 

Just when you thought they’re done, HONOR Philippines shocked fans and tech enthusiasts alike after the announcement of the HONOR 90 Lite 5G launch on September 26. Catch the Facebook livestream event at 7:30PM via and win exciting prizes including a brand new HONOR 90 Lite 5G!

“We are still overwhelmed with the huge success of our recently-launched HONOR 90 5G in the country and we are not stopping there! With that, we are introducing HONOR 90 Lite 5G in the country with equally impressive performance but at a more affordable pricepoint,” said HONOR Philippines Vice President Stephen Cheng.

airasia Digital announces next MOVE, unveiling new era of travel innovation

Capital A CEO and MOVE Executive Chairman Tony Fernandes (center) together with new airasia Move CEO Nadia Omer (left) and BigPay CEO Subin Rada Krishnan (right) during the big announcement in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In a strategic move to emphasise its commitment towards travel, the digital arm of Capital A, airasia Digital announces its transformation into MOVE Digital (MOVE). This rebranding marks an exciting chapter in its next phase of growth through both its businesses, airasia Superapp and BigPay.

MOVE’s travel platform business, airasia Superapp will also undergo a brand refresh and change its name to ‘airasia move’ in the near future as part of the ongoing transformation.

Liminal Continues Revolutionizing Digital Asset Management: Unveils Whitelabel Custody Solutions for Web3 Institutions

Liminal launches Android Version of Vaults for Seamless On-the-Go Asset Management

Liminal, a leading regulated digital asset custody provider renowned for its innovative multi-party computation (MPC) wallet infrastructure, recently celebrated its successful two-year journey by announcing that it has processed transactions over $6 billion on its platform, with over $550 million worth of assets under protection. Liminal has grown its customer base annually by 178% CAGR and gross revenue from customers at 73.5% CAGR annually, showcasing its commitment to simplifying digital asset custody with its plug-and-play wallet infrastructure that is secure, compliant, automated, and efficient.

Liminal's commitment to simplifying digital asset custody with its secure and efficient platform has helped it achieve significant milestones in just two years. In line with this Liminal has announced the launch of its Whitelabel Custody Solutions. This new offering will now allow Web3 enterprises to manage digital assets securely and efficiently through a fully customizable and comprehensive platform.

FedEx Supports Social Needs of Disadvantaged Children in Mindanao by Donating Hygiene Kits

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, has recently donated hygiene kits to children in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, Mindanao through collaboration with Feed the Children, an international nonprofit organization focused on addressing the needs of disadvantaged children in nine countries including the Philippines.

A team of 30 FedEx volunteers came together to pack 1,500 hygiene kits containing a nail trimmer, towels, toothpaste, alcohol, toothbrush, and antibacterial soap, and helped deliver the kits to Zamboanga.

Shopee rider accidentally interrupting a wedding shoot shared good vibes online

Ever excited when you hear “Shopee delivery po?” Thrilled to receive and unbox the items you ordered online? Been in a panic when no one’s home but your delivery arrived? These are some of our shared experiences when it comes to online shopping. But wait – there are others who experienced more out-of-the-blue scenarios in the most unforeseen time of their lives!

That is what happened in this funny video shared by freelance wedding photographer and videographer Papsy Lei. In the middle of a heartfelt parent’s blessing, a Shopee delivery rider, oblivious to such a solemn moment, innocently interrupts with the hope of getting his customer’s item delivered. In the short clip, everyone was humored when the groom was caught off-guard and burst into laughter after he heard what the never-ending call was all about: “Sir, Shopee po.” Is there any better way to make a wedding more memorable than receiving such a mind-blowing call?

Teleperformance in the Philippines receives sixth consecutive Great Place to Work® award

Teleperformance (TP), a multi-awarded top employer in the Philippines, has once again been named as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW) for the sixth straight year.

On August 24, employees and leaders gathered at the TP Ayala site for “Celebrate 6reatness,” a kick-off event for the company’s sixth GPTW® recertification.

Teleperformance Philippines first received the prestigious award in 2018, and this year marks the sustained streak of Teleperformance as the first and longest GPTW®-certified company in the Philippines and the IT-BPM industry.

UNWND: Not Just a Travel Experience, but a Groundbreaking Platform for Local Art

Imagine the possibility of spontaneously packing your hiking boots and mobile office, ready to explore the untamed landscapes that the world has hidden away. Yet, at the end of an adventurous day, you retreat into suites that are the epitome of luxury, complete with high-thread-count sheets. Now, add to this a backdrop of unique art pieces that celebrate local creativity. Welcome to UNWND Boutique Hotel, a curated chain of boutique hotels that transcends the conventional, offering not just a place to stay but a living gallery of local art.

UNWND Boutique Hotel stands as an extraordinary sanctuary for those in pursuit of authentic and unique experiences. Whether you are an avid trekker, a foodie who enjoys international flavors, or a dreamer who aspires to roam the streets of world capitals, UNWND Boutique Hotel offers a world of life’s finest delights. From gourmet dishes and craft cocktails to a rich tapestry of curated art, UNWND Boutique Hotel has it all.

Eastern Communications continues to ramp up hyperscale efforts, partners with Singaporean data center platform, Digital Edge

Eastern Communications colocates Digital Edge’s data center facility, NARRA1

In today's digital age, our daily activities rely on interconnected online systems, with data centers serving as the backbone of our digital economy and society. To address the growing demand for digital infrastructure in the Philippines, premier telecommunications and ICT solutions company Eastern Communications recently inked a partnership with Singapore-based data center platform company, Digital Edge. Eastern aims to provide connectivity solutions to Digital Edge's data center clients and ramp up its hyperscale initiatives and data center services by colocating at NARRA1.

Data centers are becoming a priority for the Philippines as the nation actively expands its internet infrastructure. Additionally, the increasing shift of businesses online and the rising trend of cloud computing demands safe and secure data storage, in which data centers play a crucial role.

Filipino singer-songwriters raven and Angela Ken teams up on “Pangako,” a song about life-long commitment and everlasting love

The song is co-produced by acclaimed young artists Tim Marquez and Zild, and written by raven himself 

Angela Ken and raven, two of the most promising singer-songwriters in the country, have recently linked up on a new song that expresses the joy of feeling secure about one’s relationship and wanting to make life-long plans with the person you love.

Aptly titled “Pangako,” the soaring ballad finds the two Filipino artists exchanging vows of commitment with earnestness that speaks to an entire generation of listeners—young or old, and everything in between.

“It’s about being ready to love that special someone for a lifetime,” raven explains. According to the young bedroom pop act, the song was made for two committed individuals who are both on the same page, celebrating one another and having each other’s backs even in times of frailty.

Gatorade Proud to Fuel FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Milestones

As the official sports drink, Gatorade celebrates the glory of basketball – the world class performance of the players and the love for the game of every basketball aficionado.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 concludes with Europe as the new powerhouse in the biggest sports spectacle anticipated by more than 12,000 fans. Gatorade, the World’s No. 1 Sports Drink in the World, congratulates Germany for it sweeping campaign, capped off by an 83-77 triumph over Serbia at the finals match.

As the official sports drink of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, Gatorade joins FIBA in bringing the biggest hoop spectacle to life. Hosted in not one but three countries for the first time, the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 set multiple milestones – including the most-attended FIBA game held at the Philippine Arena on August 25 with a record-breaking crowd of 38,115. This even surpassed the 32,616 previously set in the 1994 games when Team USA defeated Russia, 137-91, for the gold medal.

G Battle Zone ignites gaming world with G Legends Cup and REV Major 2023

In a move that promises to electrify the gaming community, Globe is set to host the G Battle Zone: G Legends Cup and REV Major from September 23 - to October 1 as part of this year’s Globe G Day celebration.

This thrilling event shows Globe's commitment to providing opportunities for gamers and gaming enthusiasts the chance to showcase their skills in the virtual arena.

"At Globe, we believe in the power of gaming to bring people together, to inspire, and to entertain. The G Battle Zone: G Legends Cup and REV Major are our way of celebrating the passion and dedication of our gaming community. We are excited to see the talent that will emerge and are proud to provide a platform for gamers to shine,” said Ralph Aligada, Head of Globe Games and Esports partnerships.

P-Pop girl group YARA reimagines Sexbomb Girls’ “Bakit Papa?” with a contemporary R&B makeover

YARA’s version of the novelty hit is produced by Thyro Alfaro, the award-winning composer behind some of the biggest OPM hits

P-Pop powerhouse YARA reimagines the glory era of Y2K music with a modern update on Sexbomb Girls’ signature hit, “Bakit Papa?”—out today via Sony Music Entertainment.

Paying tribute to the novelty classic that ushered in a new wave of all-women, sing-and-dance pop groups, YARA gave the song its smooth makeover with a synth flavor on top.

“This version of ‘Bakit Papa?’ is more R&B-leaning,” shares the four-member girl group. “It has a sensual feel, matched with sultry choreography.”

Doja Cat releases fourth studio album, Scarlet

Photo Credit: Jacob Webster 

GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Doja Cat releases her new fourth studio album, “Scarlet” today via Kemosabe Records / RCA Records. In addition, Doja Cat dropped the music video for her new track off the album, “Agora Hills”. The music video was shot in Pomona, CA, and Koreatown in Los Angeles, CA and directed by Hannah Lux Davis (Ariana Grande / Nicki Minaj) and Doja Cat.

Listen here

Throughout the week, a replica of “Scarlet” popped up at different locations across the U.S. just before the album dropped today  – check out images of the Scarlet’s replica HERE. At each location, there was a QR code for fans to use and get an exclusive first listen to Doja Cat’s new record.

Make the Best School Year Possible with Home Credit’s Sulit Study Laptops, Tablets

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With the new school year ahead, parents, especially moms, are taking charge of preparing everything their kids will need to equip them with essential tools this back-to-school season. However, as we embrace the era of modern learning, where technology has taken center stage in driving students’ education, providing them with the right study devices is no longer a luxury but a necessity.

Friday, September 1, 2023

JobStreet takes career growth to the next level with seekMAX, revolutionizing upskilling in the Philippines

A look on the interface of seekMAX, JobStreet’s learning content platform,
when accessed via the JobStreet app

JobStreet by SEEK, the leading talent recruitment and job-seeking platform in the Philippines, launches its newest innovation: seekMAX, an in-app learning content platform, dedicated to helping professionals further hone their skills and advance in their careers.

Through seekMAX, Filipino candidates can explore over a thousand free bite-sized video content that can be accessed anytime, anywhere via the JobStreet mobile app. Creating an account is not required, but logging in is highly recommended for a more personalized experience that allows you to seamlessly continue watching content from where you left off.

Metrobank empowers Filipinos to make smart investment decisions with Wealth Insights platform


Metrobank brings valuable ideas, forecasts, and insights from the bank’s financial markets experts and partners through an online platform for investors.

With Wealth Insights (, Metrobank empowers investors to make the right decisions for their investment portfolios through actionable ideas, market-moving updates, and expert advice on wealth creation. Metrobank clients also gain access to Wealth Manager, a comprehensive tool to monitor transactions and keep track of portfolios.

In Focus: Three Image Experts Weigh In on the Sony DI Genuine Lens

Gabby Cantero

Many photographers and cinematographers alike look for the perfect lens that captures not only their subjects, but the full story they want to tell through the images they take. Like a pen to a writer, photographers need to invest in quality top-notch lenses that will serve as their partner in capturing beautiful pictures that will tell magnificent stories.

The Sony DI Genuine Lenses are at the peak of photographic technology, with a variety of features enabled by the Sony Alpha System that set them apart from other ordinary lenses. These lenses provide many benefits for all kinds of image storytellers like food photographer Gabby Cantero, wedding cinematographer Sherard Yu, and landscape photographer Nicco Valenzuela. These three photographers share why investing in quality lenses made their craft better, and why they chose the Sony DI Genuine Lenses as their incomparable partner in their careers.

Eastern Communications partners with ePLDT to reinforce its Hyperscale Data Center Services providing connectivity solutions in soon to rise facility in Laguna

Photo of soon-to-rise ePLDT VITRO Data Center

In a significant move to bolster its hyperscale initiatives, Philippine premiere telecommunications company Eastern Communications has forged a strategic partnership with ePLDT, the ICT subsidiary of PLDT. With this, Eastern establishes a point of presence in ePLDT’s VITRO Data Center soon to rise in Sta. Rosa, Laguna to provide connectivity solutions to enterprises and hyperscalers who will soon colocate in the facility.

This partnership also steps up Eastern Communications' operational capacity in disaster recovery by adding a redundancy system for its data services. By acquiring colocation slots with state-of-the-art data center facilities like VITRO Data Centers, Eastern becomes more capable of catering to the requirements of hyperscalers venturing into the country. 

“ePLDT and Eastern Communications are aligned in a shared goal to advance the Philippines as a regional hyperscaler hub. Through this partnership, we continue to foster hyper-collaboration within the telecommunications industry through VITRO Sta. Rosa," said ePLDT President & CEO Victor S. Genuino.

Roam like a local in Taiwan with Globe’s affordable and convenient GoRoam offer

Planning to enjoy visa-free travel to Taiwan? Savor that mouthwatering xiao long bao, stroll through vibrant night markets, and explore its beautiful ancient temples while keeping your loved ones up to date with Globe's latest roaming offer, GoRoam Taiwan.

As a leader in transforming mobile roaming services, Globe infuses convenience and affordability into wanderlust-driven adventures. The expanded GoRoam offering is the perfect digital companion to your Taiwan escapades, offering competitively priced data packages nearly at par with local SIM rates.

You can avail of the Taiwan-exclusive GoRoam package for just PHP550, which comes with 2.4GB of data valid for 30 days. No need to swap SIMs – keep your home contact number and let your Taiwan story unfold seamlessly.

Måneskin releases new single “Honey (are u coming)”

The Italian rock band will be performing the song at the MTV VMA this month!

Måneskin has dropped their electrifying new single “Honey (are u coming?).” Erupting with new offerings shortly after the release of the latest, chart-topping album RUSH!, the song is tight with musical vibrancy, showcasing a mighty guitar riff and roaringly persuasive chorus. The band held a livestreamed event at Gazometro, Rome, where they performed three tracks live, including “Honey (are u coming?).”

Fans can hear the single live as Måneskin kick off their highly anticipated RUSH! World Tour this weekend, and will be performing it live at the MTV VMA’s later this month where they are also nominated in the ‘Best Rock’ category for their single “The Loneliest.”


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