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Pay your bills with GCash and get a chance to win a Bose Soundlink Speaker and a 2016 Nissan Juke


 Merry Christmas! Holiday Season is fast approaching and we only have 66 days left before Christmas day. Aint that sweet? And what’s more sweeter is the latest GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo. But wait. Here are the things you should know first about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. […]


Sennheiser Sound Forum


 Sennheiser is way no doubt one of the prestigious brands when it comes to audio lines of product. Many prefer Sennheiser because of the clear, crisp, and hi-def it provides for all audio needs, big or small events, public or private use.   Audio specialist Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones, and wireless transmission systems. It was founded in 1945 by electrical engineer Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser.  Last July, Sennheiser launched its inaugural Sound Forum in the Philippines for a physical experience of Sennheiser premier products through an experiential presentation of its high-end headphones. The […]


Citi rolls out Voice Biometrics in the Philippines


 To give its clients and customers a better service when it comes to account authentication and protection, the country’s largest foreign bank recently launched Voice Biometrics. This groundbeaking authentication Voice Biometrics enables bank clients without the need to remember passwords, or personal identification numbers, or answer a series of questions to verify their identities. A brief demonstration were shown to the media when it was launched last October 4 inside Isabela A of Makati Shangri-La Hotel by Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed and Consumer Banking Head Bea Tan as they announced the introduction of this technology to the Philippines. With […]


Spiral presents A Taste of Vietnam


 We’ve been to Vietnam a couple of times already and when it comes to food experience, Vietnamese cuisine has something fresh to offer for foodies who want to try out a healthy and delectable dishes found in this Southeast Asian country. And guests of Sofitel Philippines Plaza Manila, specifically Spiral, didn’t have to go that far to experience wellness in an epicurean journey from one of Southeast Asia’s healthiest culinary havens brought by Vietnamese Master Chef Le Minh Quang. Chef Quang flew in from Hotel Royal Hoi-An by the MGallery over the week until the weekend to bring his best sellers and […]


Bosch Contractor’s Choice Power Tool Range now at a more affordable price


 Whether you’re planning to build your own house or just doing plain household carpentry, it’s always a better choice to use power tools that will make your job a lot easier. One of the best brand when it cokes to power tools is Bosch. Because the Bosch brand have been in the country for decades, people, especially contractors use Bosch power tools in building and construction works. Even when it comes to home improvements, the men of the house trust Bosch power tools. Power tools are invaluable assets that match the extraordibary skills of a worker. And for those who […]


Parul Shah-Maggie Wilson and Eric & Rona Tai survived The Amazing Race Asia first race leg in Jakarta


 The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 premiered last October 13 on AXN and the Philippines’ two teams completed the first race leg in the highly anticipated launch of the Race at the National Monument in Jakarta. 11 teams from 6 different countries started out the first leg and was reduced to 9 when two of the participating teams weren’t able to make it when they were disqualified immediately in the race. Celebrity host Allan Wu revealed a surprise and shocking twist at the starting line. For Filipino fans, it was great to know that teams of husband-and-wife team Eric & Rona […]


Bancassurance Month launched as BPI-Philam Life building unveiled in Makati


 The Ayala Life FGU will now be known as BPI-Philam Life Makati starting this October coinciding with the launch of Bancassurance Month by BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp. It will be a month-long celebration led by BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp. (BPLAC) CEO Surenda Menon with the aim to educate Filipinos on the existence of bancassurance and importance of life insurance to help people with their long-term protection needs and to assist and support them throughout different stages of life’s journey. “First thing we do is to create awareness, and that is what we do in our (Win The Moment) campaign to […]


Dial 0917-558HOPE to save a life in 40 seconds


 Do you know that the second leading cause of death among the youth (15-29 years old) globally, is suicide? That is according to the World Health Organization. To add, depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19. At present, life is lost to suicide every 40 seconds. The hotline 0917-558HOPE(4673) is just one of the HOPELINE numbers from Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF). HOPELINE is a 24/7 suicide hotline which can provide proper intervention to those who need assistance. Other numbers are 804-HOPE and 2919 (toll free from TM and Globe). […]


Westworld on HBO


 Westworld is the new TV series from HBO. A sci-fi induced made for television adapted from the 1970s movie with the same title. Westworld has the Jurassic Park movie appeal about a resort park that features three of world’s most loved era, the Roman, the Medieval, and the West worlds. The original movie was written and directed by Michael Crichton. This present adaptation is equally mind-tripping under the helm of J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan. Westworld revolves around this company that makes 3D-printed robotics in human-like form that are part of the attraction of the Westworld park, a themed resort intended for rich […]


OMEGA houseware brand unveils new logo


 OMEGA houseware unveils new brand logo tagged “Modern Everyday Solutions” at the NOVOTEL in Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City last Saturday evening depicting change and innovation. A video entitled “Heritage of OMEGA” is one of the highlights of the event. It signifies how OMEGA has understood the needs of a Filipino family and was able to share their love to one another by providing OMEGA products that suits their everyday needs up to the next generation. They chose OMEGA and they are happy that it’s a brand they can trust. Mr. Morris T. Ong, President of Much Prosperity Trading International, […]


Meet your idols at the YouTube Lounge in select Ayala Mall locations


 Meet your favorite YouTube creators when you visit that newly installed YouTube Lounge sponsored by Ayala Malls in key locations in Metro Manila. Catch your idols like Janina Vela and Wil Dasovich (Oct. 8) at the UP Town Center; Team Kramer at TriNoma (Oct. 15); beauty bloggers Kristine Roces, Say Tioco, and Clara Benin at Glorietta (Oct. 29); erwan Heussaff, Mikey Bustos, and Chris Cantada at Greenbelt (Nov. 12); Lloyd Cadena, Anne Clutz, and Boogieboy at Market! Market! (Nov. 26); and lastly, Bogart the Explorer, Ralph Jay, and Joyce Sola at Alabang Town Center (December 10). “Filipinos watch videos at […]


MoneyGram donates P1M to Black Pencil Project’s “School-in-A-Box Program”


 “Our Php1 million will go a long way. The School-in-A-Box program will provide complete study packs, teacher’s kits, and relevant learning resource materials for the marginalized children from the indigenous communities,” says Andrea Maramotti, MoneyGram International Head of Marketing for Emerging Markets. Definitely, any amount, and the larger the better, will do something great for projects that will benefit the young and helping them to get schooled as they are our future leaders in the making. Black Pencil Project is an independent civilian volunteer organization that assists select schools from far-flung areas all over the country. Founded in June 2008, […]


Singapore comes closer to home with Makansutra at the SM Megamall


 If you love laksa, satay, bah kuh teh, or anything Singaporean cuisine, you don’t need to go very far – like book a flight with Cebu Pacific or Singapore Airlines, to savor the rich and flavorful popular food concept also known as ‘hawker food’ because now you can experience it here in Manila. SM comes with another first as it opened its doors to Filipino foodies and non-foodies alike with the newly introduced Makansutra street food-style stalls at the SM Megamall A. We just had our first dibs and we are convinced that Makansutra will take you to a food trip […]


Why Payoneer matters for Filipino freelancers


 While the Philippines peso plunges on a seven-year low, as reported from the stock market this week, US dollar shoots with $1 = Php48.25 which made financial market bled again. Initial reports blame the noise in politics as the reason to why the peso hits this downfall anew. But that’s a different story. Still, many from the business sector are optimistic that after the noise dies down, everything will be back to normal. The said financial crisis did not affect foreign players to invest and open up offices here in the country, just as like what Payoneer just did a couple […]

NCIS Special Agent is now trial consultant in BULL


 Inspired by Dr. Phil McGraw, co-founder of top trial consulting firm Courtroom Science, Inc. (CSI), the new TV series BULL features the courtroom drama and what goes around behind it – based on a trial consulting firm’s POV. It takes a lot of bull (pun intended) to master the art of trial analytics and Dr. Jason Bull will do everything to get the justice, guilty or not, his clients deserve. His firm TAC packs a team of analytical thinkers helping the whole group to win a certain case.  Lawyer Annalise Keating should send her A1 five-member student-team to this firm […]


Bakood Festival 2016 MUSIKO Marching Band, Drum Battle, and Show Competition


 It was our first time to cover Bakood Festival and it was a great opportunity to watch marching bands from different provinces and region of the country as they gallantly paraded their costumes and uniforms for the whole day in the streets of Poblacion in Bacoor, Cavite last Saturday. The Marching Bands Parade was part of the Bakood Festival 2016 MUSIKO and Bacoor’s 345th Founding Anniversary celebration highlighted with the Drum Battle, Show Competition, and Awarding Ceremony attended by town head Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla. This blog was part of the social media and online sites who were invited by Edwin Guinto of the […]


CustomThread: Customizing apparel to a whole new level


 Dreaming of starting your own T-shirt printing business is a legit kick-ass if you know the ways and trade of the clothing industry. A lot of t-shirt printing business sprung left and right with almost of them became successful and earned a lot of  customers coming back for their services. What if you don’t know the how to’s of this traditional business and yet, you still want to engage with the opportunities that it bring to people interested in this kind of industry? You’ve got a creative mind? That’s a starter. CustomThread gives everyone an opportunity to have that shot of success, be […]


Webrangers learn from Digital Storytellers


 Together with invited social media influencers and digital storytellers, Google Philippines held a one-day Webrangers workshop for students last September 17 at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. Guest speakers like Jako de Leon of paperbug shared insights on how to be a successful online influencers. For Jako, who produces YouTube videos for Bogart the Explorer, creating content online is more flexible as it can target a large pie of the demographics. It’s relatively inexpensive and can be instantly shared using social media networks. The main goal of Webrangers campaign is to encourage young students age 14-20 years old to know […]


Pizza in just a few clicks with Pizza Hut #PizzaMeNow


 Have you been spending that oh so many nights just eating your ‘tortang talong’ and you began to feel sorry for yourself? Worry and feel bad no more. There’s now a fast and easy way to fix your pizza cravings, day and night. All you need is your laptop, desktop, or mobile phone. It’s now quick and easy to have your favorite pizzas, at home, delivered at your doorstep or through carry-out orders. Paano? Read on! Pizza Hut Philippines recently updated their new website and part of it is the featured new and fast way of ordering pizza. The new […]


Lethal Weapon back on Warner TV


 Mention Lethal Weapon, the movie, and you’ll probably remember Mel Gibson and Danny Glover of this buddy-cop action film. Oh. You don’t? Because you weren’t even born yet when Lethal Weapon franchise came out in the late 80s up to the 90s. Lethal Weapon happens to be a classic cop-duo film that made Mel and Danny a household name during those years. Lucky for you, millennials, that blockbuster hit is now a TV series and you’ll be able to connect with the cop and chase detective story. It’s not a prequel nor sequel but a reboot of the movie now […]


Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game


 Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game from social entertainment site migme. You might consider as a break-out type of game which you can start to play with while relaxing in your favorite couch or when you just need to chill for a while. But lo and behold, easy as it may seem, be ready to spend an amount of time when you start this game. Because, yes, it is quite addictive to say the least. Friends who play Candy Crush and Bejeweled compare Gone Goose to these two mentioned tile-matching puzzle because of how the game works. You […]


FILSCAP and Pioneer launched Campus Caravan and songwriting competition


 Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP), the sole and official music copyright society in the Philippines, together with Pioneer, one of the top life and non-life insurance companies in the country, launched today the FILSCAP Campus Caravan, a college songwriting talk that aims to guide aspiring musicians in the different aspects of songwriting. The FILSCAP Campus Caravan will visit De La Salle University-Manila, San Beda College Alabang, UP Diliman, University of Santo Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, San Beda Alabang, University of Makati, and Ateneo De Davao to have a songwritibg workshop talk. A face-to-face sessiob with […]


Evolution of interior designs in the Philippines from Past, Present, and Future


 We are not going to pick the top or most awesome interior designs from EVOLUTION: A Philippine School of Interior Design Batch 2016 Past, Present, Future exhibit show happening on September 29 to October 30, 2016 at The Square in Greenfield District, Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City. Rather, from the brilliant minds of the 140 students of PSID, we will feature the dynamic nature of design through their works. Dean Pojie Pambid, assigned these students and formed 24 teams whom will be presenting the 24 booths of 3 galleries: Past, Present, and Future. It’s not easy to pick 5 or 10 best interior designs because […]


Gabay Guro pays tribute to teachers this Teachers’ Month


 Gabay Guro was born when a group of like-minded PLDT executives banded together over coffee for an advocacy for teachers. That was nine years ago. Today, Gabay Guro has over 1100 scholars on various state colleges and universities nationwide. There are over 300 LET passers, 496 active scholars as of August, 2016 and projected 167 graduates in 2017. Gabay Guro also celebrates the fat that 137 scholars graduated with honors – 112 cum laudes and 25 magna cum laudes. Gabay Guro has also partnered with local government units to further teacher education. What is Gabay Guro? Gabay Guro is a […]


Memorable memorial service experience worth remembering


 Often times we don’t talk about it. As long as we can distract ourselves from engaging in a conversation, we would keep away from mentioning anything about it. The truth is, everyone’s fate’s already destined and sealed. We will all go there someday. But is it really that scary not to talk about the end of the road? The ultimate death and the last place for viewing here on Earth? Perhaps Phoenix Memorial Chapels and Centennial Garden will change your perceptions on your final resting place. Phoenix Memorial Chapels and Centennial Garden is a vast property for the dearly departed with mortuary services equipped […]