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#ConquerNewWorlds with Acer Predator

 

 Okay. We admit we’re not really a gaming fan. The last RPG that we’ve played was Max Payne and it was a long time ago. Not that we don’t have the gamer’s skills but it’s more of the fear of addiction that we expect once our vein has finally acquired a blood-thirsty appetite for more gaming time.   We loved Counter Strike. And way back in the 80s, we can chomped out a lot of ghosts on an Atari Pac-Man video game. We’ve learned a lot of the new games that spawned after the birth of Nintendo Family Computer to this […]

SINGAPORE AIRLINES AND MASTERCARD NATIONWIDE MID-YEAR TRAVEL FAIR 2016

Singapore Airlines and MasterCard Travel Madness Alert: Singapore USD180; Japan, Korea USD 450; Brazil USD1500 and more!

 

 Remember our January article about our travel tips to Brazil for this year’s Summer Olympics? We know that a lot of people will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro to catch the Olympics in action to cover the event and to be there as spectators. But the high cost of travel expense deters a person and even those well-seasoned travelers to decide whether to pursue or not their Brazil trip. Fret no more. Singapore Airlines is offering a round-trip all-in airfare travel fare to Brazil for as low as $1500 only for individual booking of two passengers. Or if you’re traveling solo, it’s […]

MADISON 101 HOTEL + TOWER

Madison 101 Hotel + Tower is a superb 3-star hotel in Quezon City that travelers must include in their next staycation list

 

 Madison 101 Hotel + Tower There is a good vibe feeling the moment you step inside Madison 101 Hotel + Tower, a hotel/dormitory-style living property that is perfect for the taste of this generation’s millennials and travelers of different genre, foreign and locals alike. Located at one of the busy jungle avenues in Quezon City, Madison 101 Hotel + Tower looks a lot like a condominium on the first glance than a 3-star hotel and dormitory catering mostly to students (and their parents) who are enrolled near the universities and colleges in this area. The condominium look is a giveaway […]

The Rise of #NowNation. PayMaya launched today its new campaign #NowNation to empower the Filipino millennials to seize the day, pursue their passions and live in the here and now. (L-R) Paolo Azzola, Managing Director and co-COO of PayMaya Philippines; Ram Cortez, PayMaya's Student Ambassador; Carlo Atendido, DJ Champion; Seph Cham, Lifestyle Guru; Camille Co, Style Maven; Orlando Vea, President and CEO of Voyager Innovations; Chichi Tullao, Foodie Extraordinaire; Alyssa Valdez, Phenom of Philippine Volleyball; Jonas Roque, Weekend Wandering Warrior; and Benjie Fernandez, co-COO of PayMaya Philippines and COO of Voyager Innovations.

PayMaya launches new brand campaign to empower millennials

 

 For everyone’s information, PayMaya Philippines is formerly Smart e-Money, Inc, which is the financial services arm of Smart and PLDT and carries the PayMaya, a leading payment app and prepaid card in the Philippines, that can be used today in many establishments, online shopping, transportation, and recently, highlighting sports, music, fashion, gaming, and travel under the #NowNation campaign that aims to inspire and enable the millennials to seize the day and pursue their passions. It’s in the digital world where most of us are spending more time nowadays. However, the challenge of financial inclusion in the country hinders the 69% of the population with no bank […]

GLOBE TELECOM CHANGES PHILIPPINE ENTERTAINMENT LANDSCAPE WITH GLOBE STUDIOS, GLOBE LIVE, AND NEW CONTENT PARTNERS

Globe presents stellar partners that will shape the future of entertainment and mobile lifestyle

 

 Globe has been in the journey to create a wonderful world for consumers, businesses, and the nation, pioneering new ways for the subscribers to enjoy their mobile lifestyle with the rapid pace of digital technology. Last night, Globe Telecom unveiled their newest services that are set tor transform the digital landscape of the country. And when it comes to content, Globe is the purveyor of digital lifestyle. Dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction’, Globe presented the new, improved, and much faster internet mobile handset experience that will go hand-in-hand with the evolution of entertainment that Globe has to offer. The country’s no. […]

MINISO LIFESTYLE AND FASHION BRAND FROM JAPAN OPENS IN THE PHILIPPINES

MINISO lifestyle brand from Japan, now in the Philippines

 

 Japan’s famous brand of fashion and leisure general merchandise, MINISO, has arrived in Manila, Philippines and a lot of people are going crazy over the brand already. We see a lot of shoppers lining in at MINISO’s cashier counter and these people are coming from different walks of life, as far as we can tell. MINISO, founded by Mr. Miyake Junya in 2013, is a leisured department store customizing “addiction” with fashion with a wide array of their own brand of products from home living, personal accessories, kids products, bags, to tech and gadget items. They all carry one name, MINISO. Andrew Ybardolaza, Communications […]

UNICEF X CEBU PACIFIC X CHANGE FOR GOOD

Cebu Pacific and UNICEF rise for children’s health and nutrition campaign

 

 UNICEF and Cebu Pacific partners for Change for Good campaign which will make a child’s first 1000 days disease-free and well taken care of. Each currency that every Cebu Pacific flying passengers donate to Change for Good will go directly to UNICEF to fund the daily needs of less-fortunate kids in the Philippines up to their 1,000 growing days.   *I always fly to different countries and have seen these on-flight donations and I wonder to myself, ‘when are we going to have this project in my country where an airline will support UNICEF’s Change for Good?’ shared actress Anne […]

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY - ANOTHER KWENTONG JOLLIBEE FROM JOLLIBEE

This heartwarming and touching #KwentongJollibee will make every dad and son tearfully relate this Father’s Day

 

 As tribute to fatherhood, here’s a heartwarming and touching story every dad and son can relate to this Father’s Day. Jollibee, the leading no. 1 fastfood chain in the Philippines, shares another #KwentongJollibee in time for Father’s Day. In this video, a dad keeps on mentoring and gives advice to his son since he was a little boy and up to the day he’s about to enter college. Enzo, the son, follows his dad’s encouragements and pursued the college dreams. But as the saying goes, ‘his best wasn’t good enough.’ Find out what happens when things ended the way it […]

IFLIX TURNS 1

iflix turns 1

 

 Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is  celebrating its first year as it turns 1 this year! iflix officially went into broadcast and stream its very own library on May 26, 2015. In April 2015, the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more. iflix Philippines launched commercially in June 2015 alongside telecommunications partners PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. We were there. In November last year, celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza […]

WATSONS SWITCH & SAVE #SWITCHTEST

Switch & Save with Watsons

 

 For several years now Watsons has been running its Switch & Save campaign and it was the first time for us to participate on their #SwitchTest challenge which made us believed that every Watsons customers will enjoy up to 80% savings on their shopping money if they buy items at Watsons. Watsons brand sells excellent quality personal care products of up to 80% less. The Switch & Save effort has met with massive success, convincing tons of people from everyday shoppers to high-profile endorsers (Iya Villania, Christian Bautista, Tessa Prieto Valdez, and Patty Laurel) to make the change. But with such […]

ROBINSONS DEPARTMENT STORE MASTERCARD PHILIPPINE AIRLINES TIE UP

Your Robinsons Department Store shopping could be your passport to New York City via Philippine Airlines

 

 How many times have you wished to go to the city that never sleeps, New York City, and still ended up daydreaming about it? Daydream no more because your Robinsons Department Store shopping could be your passport to New York City via Philippine Airlines! That’s right. And not just that, tons of amazing prizes will be given away to lucky shoppers, including the all-expense-paid trip to the Big Apple via Philippine Airlines. How? When you shop at any Robinsons Department Store using your MasterCard credit, debit, or prepaid cards, with a single receipt purchase of P3,000, you are entitled for […]

BALIK TANAW PASIG RIVER TOUR 2016

Throwback to Pasig River’s rich cultural heritage

 

 Pasig River is the story of Filipino people. It is often said that in order for a society to effectively progress into the future, they must never forget to look back and constantly remember and learn from the things that happened in the past. Last June 8, 4 days befoe the Philippines commemorate 118th year of Independence, The Philippine Information Agency – National Capital Region (PIA-NCR), in coopertaion with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) conducted a river tour that combined history and rehabilitation advocacy regarding the river that once gave […]

IAN VENERACION 'MAN OF THE HOUR' PRIMERA LIGHT BRANDY

Ian Veneracion is Primera Light Brandy’s ‘Swabe Guy’

 

 Ginebra San Miguel Inc. or GSMI, maker of Ginebra San Miguel brand – known as the no. 1 selling gin in the world, prides itself to introduce Primera Light Brandy. While Ginebra San Miguel has been the favorite gin since 1834, GSMI have over the years created several brands to cater to different needs and occasion. In the spirit of the company’s vision to put life  in every occasion, GSMI is pleased to announce its latest creation, Primera Light Brandy. In this light, GSMI also welcomed versatile actor Ian Veneracion as the face of Primera Light Brandy. For the past […]

ERASERHEADS REUNITED 2016

Eraserheads ‘reunited’ one more time

 

 Last night, rock band Eraserheads made a surprise appearance and made every Eheads fans dream came true after seeing Ely Buendia, Marcus Adoro, Buddy Zabala, and Raimund Marasigan together in one stage, one more time. The surprise concert-themed gig happened last night during the unveiling of the new logo for a telecommunication company held in Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The Philippine alternative band gained popularity in the 90s and even to the day that the band disbanded, fans became even more interested and curious of their next move. Individual members of Eraserheads formed their own bands and are still active in […]

MANILA X FESTIVAL AT THE GLOBE CIRCUIT EVENTS GROUND IN MAKATI

Fashion + Music amped #ManilaXperience in Makati

 

 Manila X Founder and Creative Director John Lozano’s inspiration to give every Filipino an access to fashion and to help them discover and embracing their individuality with the help of music came to life with the staging of Manila X Festival last June 4, 2016. Four themed fashion shows were styled by duo Rain Dagala and Em Millan, Bang Pineda, John Paul Dizon and Myrrh Lao To. Hip retail website Zalora also held its own show. Manila X Festival was under the helm of Paolo Valenciano, each fashion show were scored by live musical acts from The Juans, Thyro and Yumi, […]

JBL ACOUSTICAL SPACE REOPENING IN SM MEGAMALL

JBL Acoustical Space reopens in SM Megamall with improved access to audio products

 

 JBL Acoustical Space under Beyond Innovations Inc. reopened its recently renovated audio store in SM Megamall with improved access to HARMAN’s award-winning products from legendary brands such as JBL™, harman/kardon™ and AKG™. JBL Acoustical Space features award-winning products from HARMAN’s brands, including home audio products, high-performance loudspeakers and headphones for everyone from sound aficionados and tech gurus to music lovers and style seekers. The event also marked as the official grand opening of JBL Acoustical Space which is located at the 4th floor Cyberzone, the technology and lifestyle center of SM Megamall. This event, attended by JBL/HARMAN and Beyond Innovations executives, dealers and […]

WATSONS MANDATED MEN'S GROOMING

Watsons’ Mandated brings out the swag in men’s grooming

 

 Men’s grooming got little attention in the era where women were more visible when it comes to fashion and styling. Men were a little bit shy way back then until the metrosexual became the ‘in-thing’ and became popular in 90s. Men found a niche to express their own style to flaunt their looks and wardrobes, and going out shopping, just like what women mostly do. Today, in the age of millennials, grooming is undeniably a substantial part of many men’s social media life. Who hasn’t heard of ‘outfit-of-the-day’? But grooming isn’t just about style and fashion. It’s more of a […]

PILIPINAS HD GOES ON AIR ON PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Pilipinas HD premieres on Philippine Independence Day

 

 As the nation celebrates the 118th Philippine Independence Day, a lone cable channel – a new player in town, has just aired its first telecast under Pilipinas HD channel spearheaded by Pilipinas HD founder and President Manolo ‘Chino’ Trinidad – a Filipino veteran TV sportscaster and former Philippine Basketball League (PBL) Commissioner whose rose to fame attributes to his eloquent manner of speaking when it comes to sports and even hosting programs on radio and television. From the launching pad held in Makati a few days before Pilipinas HD goes on air, Chino expressed his belief in showing the country the […]

SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 AND S7 EDGE STUDIO

Samsung Silver Titanium S7 and S7 Edge, Gear VR, and Gear 360 camera available for viewing at the Galaxy Studio

 

 Last week, we had the opportunity to see up-close and personal the latest Samsung S7 and S7 Edge Silver Titanium edition at the Galaxy Studio pop-up activation held at Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall. These new devices from Samsung are definitely a must-haves in your gadget list, especially for the Samsung fans. IP68 Water and Dust Resistant As a Samsung Galaxy S6 user, we know that the latest S7 series are a great addition in our tech and mobile use. It’s impressive with its IP68 water and Dust resistant which can withstand water of up to 1.5m for 30 […]

SUPERMAN DEAN CAIN LIVE IN MANILA

Dean Cain of ‘Lois & Clark’, 90s hit series, comes to Manila

 

 It’s like throwback moments when Dean Cain came out of the stage for his first day appearance at TOYCON PH’s PopLife Fan Xperience yesterday, June 10 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia in Pasay City.   Dean is part of the international celebrity guests coming in to Manila to join the TOYCON PH annual celebration. He will delight ‘Lois & Clark’ and Superman fans at TOYCON PH from June 10 to June 12, 2016. Dean was 27 years old when he started donning the Superman cape and at present, he is playing the adoptive father of Kara Danvers […]

KRISTIAN 'HODOR' NAIRN MANIA AT TOYCON PH CONVENTION IN MANILA

TOYCON Philippines celebrates with big international names for 3-day Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention

 

 Taking the extra mile of taking pictures with fans and extra hours are just few of the selection criteria for the people behind TOYCON Philippines who flew in big international names in TOYCON’s 3-day celebration of Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention in Manila that is happening from June 10 to 12, 206 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia. Stan Lee’s exhibit is available for viewing and surprise, surprises, Mr. Stan Lee, who is 93 years old, just made a ‘live’ appearance at TOYCON today, June 11, exclusive for fans visiting TOYCON PH annual fest in MOA. Lee ‘Skyped’ […]

KOJIE SAN MEN SAKTONG POGI (Phot by Jocas Lozada of Wazzup.PH)

Saktong Pogi date-night with Jinri Park

 

 What would it take for a guy to get a girl’s attention? Better yet, what would a guy be like to win an awesome dinner-date with one of the hottest siren in the Philippines, none other than Korean-born Jinri Park. So you look like a movie star or got a well-built physique, huh. Here’s a tip guys: These days, a guy’s look don’t really matter as much as his personality and characteristics. Movie star look ka nga pero olats sa karakter, you aint going to get chicks to like you. These days, with the social media thingy, girls and women can […]