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Robinsons Supermarket Mounted 3rd Leg Route To Wellness Journey

 

 Upcoming July is National Wellness month and it’s just fitting to remind everyone how to lead and live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Through Route To Wellness caravan, Robinsons Supermarket is able to spread wellness awareness to its shoppers by celebrating and mounting Wellness Festival. This is the 3rd leg of Route To Wellness campaign and journey with Filipinos. Hosted by Robi Domingo, Wellness Festival kicked off last June 23 to a full house shoppers and wellness enthusiasts at Eastwood Mall Central Park. The park was transformed into a mini city where guests tried the Bicycle Tour and Pedestrian Rush. […]

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SM Supermalls Welcomes Chevrolet To The “Home Of Global Brands”

 

 SM Supermalls recently held the successful ‘handshake’ ceremony of welcoming Chevrolet, a brand known for its fuel-efficient cars and trucks, to the “Home of Global Brands” last June 16 at SM Mall of Asia, Mall Atrium in Pasay City. The official agreement was sealed between SM Supermalls Senior Vice President for Marketing, Jon-Jon San Agustin and Chevrolet Philippines Senior Vice President for Marketing, Lyn Buena. This is the second of the three “Home of Global Brands” partnership. The SM Supermalls-Chevrolet launch showcased live music and dance performances, car-a-oke sessions, fun-filled activities and promos, and an impressive display of classic and […]

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Pinay Goalkeeper Surprises Crowd At The 3rd Philippine Ice Hockey Tournament in SM Megamall

 

 Ice hockey is a sport primarily dominated and associated with brawly men and you would not regularly see women bashing opponents inside the ice skating rink. But there are. When we watched the opening ceremony of the 3rd Philippine Ice skating Tournament, we were surprised, along with the crowd, to see a female goalkeeper playing for Team Ramas from Thailand. We became more curious about her when we were told that she was also a Filipina. Jessica Cabili, import goalkeeper for Ramas, is also a member of the Philippine Women’s National Hockey Team. “A friend of mine recommended me to […]

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Filipino Pride in Art and Food at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila

 

 I am honored to celebrate Philippine Independence month in style with a 2-in-1 event at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila. There’s the Hiraya art exhibit organized by the hotel in partnership with art festival organizer Art in the South, back to back with Pistahan sa Cafe 8 buffet promo featuring our favorite Filipino dishes and beverages. Hiraya art exhibit runs from June 7 to July 2, 2017 with the following artists as participants: Below are what you can expect in this amazing showcase of Pinoy creativity: During the launch at Crimson Hotel’s The Gallery, two kinds of free cocktail drinks plus […]

GMOVIES ROBINSONS MOVIEWORLD PARTNERSHIP

GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld brings movie watching experience more convenient and hassle-free

 

 There are times when going to the movie theater becomes a hassle when you have to fall in line to buy ticket(s). Then you’ll have to wait outside or within the theater lobby until the next screening hour starts. But if you have an access to online movie bookings, you can watch your favorite movie conveniently and enjoy your time with your friends, family, and love ones. Making movie watching more convenient is what GMovies, a product of Globe Telecom’s Digital Ventures division, and Robinsons Movieworld when they put up this innovation for their respective brands. Both GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld made a smart decision […]

FIT FILIPINO MOVEMENT CHALLENGE 1 MILLION LBS

Why exercise matters

 

 Exercise is a form of any physical activity which is defined as bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in caloric expenditure. Exercise is also any movement carried out by the skeletal muscles that require energy. It is also an intentional movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness. Physical fitness is defined as the ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. It generates cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strength flexibility. Any exercise can be done frequently with duration and intensity to achieve desired physical fitness. American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend aerobic physical activity in 3-4 […]

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NATIONAL BOOK STORE

‘Back-to-School’ Limitless Learning at National Book Store

 

 “They say that learning never stops. At National Book Store, there are limitless opportunities to learning something new or expand your knowledge about anything! Whether you decide to grab that cook book, pick that novel, or shop for paints and brushes, something exciting is definitely waiting for you this back-to-school season” – National Book Store It’s true. Learning doesn’t stop even when you’re grown up. Having a career or just plain busy taking care of the family aren’t reasons to stop yourself from feeding yourself with knowledge that might come useful in your daily lives. And there is always one […]

CARTOON NETWORK SUMMER SPLASH

Summer Splash weekend from Cartoon Network

 

 Kids and their parents had a fun and enjoyable Saturday during Cartoon Network’s outdoor treat called Summer Splash at the SM Mall of Asia SM By The Bay last May 13. It was an ‘open to all’ invitation and ‘admission is free’, making it more convenient to all who dropped by the venue. Kids were able to see the The Powerpuff Girls, Finn and Jake, Ben 10, and a lot of the Cartoon Network characters in person. There were games and summer fun-filled activities that delighted all visitors of the Summer Splash. They say, you can never be young again once […]

ROBINSONS SUPERMARKET LEARN WELLNESS

Robinsons Supermarket “Route to Wellness” kicks-off back-to-school season with two-day “Learn Wellness” program at Eastwood Central Plaza

 

 Last May 6 and 7, 2017, Robinsons Supermarket “Route to Wellness” kicks-off back-to-school season with two-day “Learn Wellness” program at Eastwood Central Plaza. Robinsons Supermarket welcomed families to a “magical World of Wellness” enchanting set-up composed of fun wizarding activities from VTR game, potion-making, finders-keepers game, and a lot more in partnership with participating brands joining road to wellness. Also, from May 1 to June 30, 2017, shoppers will get P100 OFF coupn for a minimum single receipt purchase of P3,000 at Robinsons Supermarket. Purchases must be inclusive of P500 worth of participating products from Nestle, CDO, Splash, Wyeth, or Purefoods. Loyal […]

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Cinco de Mayo Promo at Crimson Hotel

 

 Celebrating my belated birthday this 2017 at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila became even more special with the opening of Buen Provecho, a Mexican buffet promo just in time for Cinco de Mayo. From May 5 until May 14, the hotel’s main restaurant Cafe 8 will serve tacos, burritos, tequila and more for lunch and dinner. I was lucky to have my lunch at Cafe 8 on the first day of the promo, hence I had the opportunity to hear the educational speech of Mexican Ambassador Julio Camarena Villasenor (educational as we learned so much from him about the origin […]

UT SECTION OPENS IN UNIQLO SM MEGAMALL

UT space opens at UNIQLO SM Megamall

 

 Starting this month, you’ll not get lost anymore on your way inside UNIQLO SM Megamall when you search for your favorite Marvel, Disney (Mickey Mouse), Star Wars, and other collections that you enjoy wearing. UNIQLO SM Megamall just opened the new UT space section on Friday, April 28, to highlight the brand’s latest UT collections. UT at SM Megamall will feature all the Spring/Summer 2017 collection highlights, including EPICE Design, Futura, KAWS x Peanuts, and Magic For All – Mickey Blue and Star Wars. A wide range of other popular UT collection will also be available. It’s great to see UNIQLO Philippines COO, Mr. Katsumi […]

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Best Gourmet Burgers Down South

 

 Like burgers? Love movies? Have the best of both worlds with Blockbuster Burgers by Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila. Visit Crimson Hotel’s Cafe Eight anytime this April and get yourself a fully-stuffed burger named after a classic blockbuster film. Let me warn you guys: for diners like me who can only consume small servings or a single regular-sized fastfood burger in one sitting, one order of any Blockbuster Burger menu item can already be considered good for two people (except the Titanic burger, which a minimum of four people can finish, ideally…hence its name). The Titanic burger’s got: Half kilo […]

STARBUCKS SUMMER FRAPPUCCINO GRAND LAUNCH

StarbucksPH officially welcomes summer with new beverage and Starbucks collectors’ cards

 

 Starbucks just made an awesome beverage and we are rolling! In time for summer, Starbucks Philippines introduced lately a new coffee mix blended beverage that people with sweet tooth will enjoy. Who would have thought that popcorn and pretzel can be put together in one single drink like the Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino Blended Beverage, making it a one delectable drink. Those childhood sweet memories will surely play back in everyone’s head once they  tasted this sweet concoction from Starbucks which will be readily available come April 18 on a limited time. The Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino, loaded with caramel popcorn and […]

ROBINSONS DEPARTMENT STORE FEATURES GO LOKAL!

Robinsons Department Store embraces local ingenuity through Go Lokal!

 

 The Philippines is a country that is full of ingenuity. They just have to discover and given the right exposure, original homegrown products can be at par with their foreign counterparts. 99% of entrepreneurs in the country consists of micro-entrepreneurs, according to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon V. Lopez during his acknowledgement remark last March 24 for the official opening of Go Lokal! in Robinsons Department Store, Robinsons Place Manila. “I (and behalf of DTI), thanked Robinsons Group for recognizing these entrepreneurs and through Go Lokal!, they are given a chance to get inside malls, get exposed […]

GO HOTELS NORTH EDSA

Go Hotels opens 2nd branch under Roxaco-Vanguard Hotels Corporation

 

 Business and leisure travelers, occasional tourists and backpackers can now experience quality service accommodation with the newest Go Hotels branch right in North EDSA. Situated along the stretch of EDSA, Quezon City, the new Go Hotels is just a few minutes away from SM North EDSA, the Philippines’ largest mall, and select government offices. Go Hotels North EDSA is the 2nd out of the 5 projects of Roxaco-Vanguard Hotel Corporation, in association with Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC). Overall, it’s the 12th Go Hotels branch in the country. Three more Go Hotels will soon open, Go Hotels Cubao, Timog, and Ermita, Manila […]

2017 SIKAT PINOY NATIONAL FOOD FAIR

Adventuresome taste buds enjoy gastronomic delight at the 5th Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair

 

 Since its inception 5 years ago, the Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair has attracted a growing number of foodies who eagerly look forward to the opportunity to stock up on their favorite regional delicacies, special spices and condiments, health products, and many more. The Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair is a much-awaited event for foodies missing the comfort food that they grew up with, as well as those with adventuresome taste buds looking for new twists to traditional Pinoy dishes. You don’t need to go that very far. For 5 consecutive days (March 15-19) at the Megatrade Halls of the […]

CONVERSE FACE-OFF 2017

Filipino designers walked in Converse fashion

 

 Well-respected fashion designers, as well as their younger counterparts show off their lifestyle apparel designs through Philippine Daily Inquirer’s fashion Face-Off 2017 with Converse sneakers brand last March 2 at the East Atrium of EDSA Shangri-La Plaza. The PDI Face-Off is a collaboration with Filipino fashion designers and top brands in the country today.   Fashion designers like Caroline Alaba, JC Buendia, Tipay Caintic, Ito Curata, Mike dela Rosa, Rei Escario, Arcy Gayatin, OJ Hofer, Paolo Miguel Jaofar, Wilbur Lang, Rajo Laurel, Patrick Lazol, Michael Leyva, Andrea Lopa, Daryl Maat, Efren Ocampo, Randy Ortiz, KC Pusing, Philip Rodriguez, Thian Rodriguez, […]

SINING LAKBAY: PHILIPPINE HISTORY IN AUGMENTED REALITY AT THE GATEWAY GALLERY

Sining Saysay: Philippine History in Art launched Sining Lakbay: Philippine History in Augmented Reality

 

 Sining Saysay: Philippine History in Art marked its second year by changing the way we look at art exhibit through a Sining Lakbay: Philippine History in Augmented Reality at the Gateway Gallery , 5th level, Gateway Tower, Araneta Center in Cubao. Launched on February 22, the digital feature utilizes augmented reality (AR) to recount Philippine history and make it more interesting to the digital-savvy generation. Through the mobile application Layar, 10 paintings from the collection ‘come to life’ on the Gallery visitor’s Wi-Fi enabled digital devices like smartphones and tablets. The Layar can be downloaded for free on iOS and […]

KODANDA ARCHERY RANGE EASTWOOD CITY

Unlocking your ‘Green Arrow’ persona at Kodanda Archery Range

 

 If you’re a longtime fan of DC comics and CWs ‘Arrow’, you’ll know who the Green Arrow is. Though there are different story versions from these two references, the Green Arrow is characterized with expertise in archery, using his bow and arrow to avenged his failed city, Star City. According to its online definition, archery is a  “sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.” Remember Robin Hood of Nottingham? Well, if you want to […]

ROBINSONS SUPERMARKET EXPLORE WELLNESS

Shop and “Explore Wellness” at Robinsons Supermarket

 

 Robinsons Supermarket is inviting everyone to healthy living and experience “Explore Wellness” journey through the healthy retail supermarket chain’s campaign, “Route to Wellness.” The Route to Wellness is a year-long campaign as a testament to Robinsons Supermarket’s continuous commitment to strengthening its “We Love Wellness” advocacy that enables it to provide healthier food options and alternatives to Filipino families. Hosted by Kuya Tonipet Gaba, and presented by Coach Jim and Toni Saret, “Explore Wellness” journey kicked-off last March 4 at the Eastwood Mall Open Park where media and customers joined in a afternoon activity sampling products from partner brands such as Unilever, Kojie-San, […]

UREKA MEGA MANILA FORUM

UREKA Mega Manila Forum at the SM Megamall

 

 Is it time for blogs to be ‘business ready for the future?’ This may spark a lot of arguments and debates whether blogs should be business-ready and be registered as business entity. This million-dollar question occur to us during our attendance at the UREKA Mega Manila Forum which was held last February 25 in Megatrade Hall 1, SM Megamall. UREKA Mega Manila is UnionBank of the Phllippines and its partners e-commerce forum to encourage MSMEs to transform their brick-and-mortar business into brick-and-click models into the digital space. As we go around the exhibit we stumbled into the booths of Department of Trade […]

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MINISO opens in SM City Marilao

 

  MINISO, the lifestyle brand from Japan is opening soon in SM City Marilao. Watch out for the grand opening happening on February 28, 2017. Related: MINISO LIFESTYLE BRAND FROM JAPAN, NOW IN THE PHILIPPINES JAPAN’S FAST FASHION DESIGNER BRAND MINISO OPENS TWO MORE STORES IN MANILA Viewed 69818 times by 1854 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us at [email protected] for your suggestions and comments. Thank you for visiting!More Posts

BO'S COFFEE SM LIGHT MALL

Bo’s Coffee keeping the Filipino spirit alive with homegrown origins

 

  With the addition of their 90th outlet at the SM Light Mall, Bo’s Coffee is truly keeping the Filipino spirit alive by promoting homegrown origins serving customers different coffee flavors from different regions in the Philippines and offering other food and drink products produced by local entrepreneurs. The SM Light Mall branch is just a short walk away from Boni MRT Station in Mandaluyong City which opened last February 10. The following day, Bo’s Coffee also unveiled the newest outlet, making it their 91st, at the popular Ayala Terraces in Fairview, Quezon City. “There has been a growing demand […]

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UREKA Forum takes business online

 

 UREKA Forum is the country’s biggest e-commerce mass conversion program for SMEs powered by UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and its Consortium partners. Its online site www.urekashops.ph aims to bring and take business online enabling close to 700 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the country. UREKA Forum is going to be held on February 25 at the SM Megatrade Halls 1 to 3. The Forum is already on its fourth leg in less than 18 months targeting 1,000 attendees consisting of MSMEs and UREKA E-Cadets and represent their ‘brick-and-mortar’ business model and to convert them to a ‘brick […]