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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Most advanced selfie-technology Vivo V5 Plus launched at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium


  The much-awaited release of Vivo V5 Plus finally came with a head-banging and electrifying star-studded event last January 21 at the SM mall of Asia Atrium. The Vivo brand has been a major contender in the smartphone camera selfie segment since last year with the launching of Vivo V3 Max and Vivo V5. Vivo smartphone brand is now in the Top 5 premium global brand bringing in basketball superstar Stephen Curry as the official endorser of all Vivo phones, including the Vivo V5 Plus. The NBA star earlier said he believes in the brand’s values – energy, professionalism, and […]


The new Electrolux NutriFresh Inverter Refrigerators will keep market food fresh up to 7 days


 Good news to all moms and those who love going to the market and keep the food inside the refrigerator right after. Electrolux’s latest innovation in technology will now keep market food fresh up to 7 days. That’s the new Electrolux NutriFresh Inverter Refrigerators that comes in stylish and elegant French Door, Three Door, and Top Freezer designs moms, kids, and dads will love. For us in our home, Electrolux is always our choice when it comes to kitchen appliances. We had the classic Water Purifier back in the days when Electrolux introduced them in the 80s. Those were the […]


LEGO Northern Invasion stirs up exciting deals for November


 The third LEGO Certified Store in the Philippines successfully opened yesterday, November 12, at Level 1, Mindanao Wing, TriNoma Mall in Quezon City. Fans and collectors of the LEGO bricks and minifigures lined up the store to get first dibs of the items and deals offered inside the TriNoma Mall store.   The TriNoma Mall store is the first certified store in the Northern part of the city. LEGO has been a hit in the Philippines, earning a steadily growing following from children and those young at heart who use each LEGO piece to build toys and realities straight from […]


Starbucks Philippines to release new sets of limited edition Starbucks Cards


 Every Starbucks Cards collectors in the Philippines will be excited to know that Starbucks Philippines will be releasing new sets of limited edition Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card and Scales Card this June and July 2016. Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card The Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card, inspired by her iconic “Bird and Flora” print is a collaboration with Starbucks and the designer, showcasing Tam’s East-meets-West approach to design, that effortlessly blends cultural roots with modern design vocabulary. Starting July 1, the Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card will be available for an initial consumable amount at P1000. Scales Card Inspired by Starbucks’ Siren’s tail, this […]


Flaunt in style with UNIQLOxStarWars UT Collection


 Right before the epic Philippine film showing of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, UNIQLO global fashion brand unveiled the Star Wars UT Collection limited edition to capture the Star Wars moment when you go out and watch the movie. This limited edition features new characters from the film franchise such as the droid BB-8, Kylo Ren, and Captain Phasma, and also includes iconic Star Wars characters like the all-time favorites Darth Vader, Master Yoda, and Chewbacca. Not to mention that Stormtroopers and Star Wars logo are also included in the UNIQLO Star Wars UT Collection for 2015 that everybody will love. Aside […]


LEMAIRE collection available in select UNIQLO stores


 Four UNIQLO branches stand out as having the widest and most complete selection of apparels for men and women, kids, and babies in the Philippines. Not only these four large stores from UNIQLO in Metro Manila carry limited-edition pieces from International brands and designer such as DISNEY Magic for All, Ines De La Fressange, the leading global Japanese brand also carries LEMAIRE collection with the recent partnership with French designer Christophe Lemaire. The UNIQLO and LEMAIRE collection represents the LifeWear concept for men and women and will be available in UNIQLO branches in SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Aura, and […]


REVIEW: KATA Box bringing limitless entertainment possibilities


 Kata has just launch its newest Kata Box that puts your television to the next level, turning your regular TV into a smart TV, with just an HDMI cable and your good to go. The Kata Box lets you surf through the internet, stream contents online, play games and use smartphone apps all directly to your TV. Kata box specs Android 4.4 kitkat Amlogic S805 Quad core 1.5GHz Mali-450 ( Internal storage ) 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM Micro SD slot WIFI / LAN 2 USB type A port 1 HDMI port AV output Kata Box can also read all kinds of […]


Spiritually inspired accessories derived from Holy Land available online


 Authentica are products that are unique fashion pieces inspired and derived from the Holy Land, accessories that can help you connect with your spiritual past and take a piece of history. Distributed in the Philippines by globally recognized EnergyGold Corp., Authentica will bring a closer feel to the Holy Land. Mostly seen as more than a spiritual accessory, “These products also integarte classic and sophisticated hand-made designs to their jewelries and displays – successfully mixing fashion with devotion,” says Jadeeyah Abang, EneryGold Corp. Vice President. Authentica products incorporate materials and basic elements from the Holy Land, such as Oil from […]


Ellen Adarna welcomes Arci Muñoz as Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2016


 Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2015 Ellen Adarna personally welcomes and handed over the title to Arci Muñoz as Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2016. The formal launch happened at Oak Ballroom, Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City. Photo credits to Jeman Villanueva of Orange Magazine.   Viewed 54982 times by 4069 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


Sarah G. is the newest and first OPPO brand ambassador in the Philippines


 Global mobile provider OPPO revealed their first local brand ambassador to hundreds of spectators and guests at The Atrium, SM Mall of Asia, last Thursday evening. The loud screams from fans and audience welcomed Sarah Geronimo as the newest celebrity endorser and the first OPPO brand ambassador in the Philippines. “I am so so so happy, I am very very happy to be with you tonight. Thank you to my OPPO family,” greeted Sarah to everyone attending the launch of OPPO Mirror 5, that she is endorsing. “I am so excited to share to you the stunning new phone for all of […]


Iconic headwear New Era opens first store in the Philippines


 American lifestyle brand New Era, makers of iconic headwear for Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and National Football League (NFL) has finally landed in Manila, Philippines with the opening of its first store at the UG Level, Bldg. B in SM Megamall. Now you can purchase your favorite sports licenses caps, no more waiting for balikbayan relatives or for online orders, because it’s already here in the country. New Era caps has wide varieties of designs from popular and legendary NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL teams plus New Era also works with Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, […]


Xander Angeles shoots with a Samsung NX500


 We are excited to see Samsung NX500 first-hand on its launching to know more of its features and performance capacity; if it can compete with the other range of mirrorless compact camera brands dominating the local market today. Samsung NX500 boasts the same DNA  as the critically acclaimed Samsung NX1, which looks more than a DSLR than a compact camera. This time, the Samsung NX500 has the feel of compact and perhaps the only gear you would be carrying for your photography adventures, coverage, and photo-shoots. Just like what top professional fashion and commercial photographer Xander Angeles is doing now. Xander is a […]

Iya Villania-Arellano, the celebrity endorser for Claritin Reditabs (James T. Austria)

Stay active in spite of allergies with the new Claritin Reditabs


 Bayer Group announces the latest addition to their allergy-treating products from Claritin, the Loratadine (Claritin Reditas) for the active and ‘adventurous souls.’ Like their celebrity endorser, Iya Villania-Arellano, active people can now live their lives to the fullest without getting hindered by their allergies with the new Claritin Reditabs. After Claritin Tablet and Claritin Syrup (for kids), Claritin Reditabs is the newest addition to the Claritin line of antihistamine medicine. This newest innovation features non-drowsy and easy-dissolving tablet which comes in a ‘Peel & Pop’ packaging. As demonstrated on their latest TVC, Reditabs is especially designed for active people who […]

Models, including TV actress, Kylie Padilla, holding the new OPPO R1x

Globally renowned OPPO rolls out fab New Trio smartphones Joy Plus, Neo 5, and R1x


 Known for their latest released phone models, their acclaimed swivel-cam N3 and ultra slim R5, OPPO releases another three new models – Joy Plus, Neo 5, and the R1x during its launch last night, May 12 at Valkyrie Club, The Palace, Uptown BGC. Each of the model from the New Trio offers a unique mobile experience to each and every Juan who will use it. Also, it comes in different price range and different features. Joy Plus First in line is the OPPO Joy Plus. With a budget price of PhP 4,990, you can enjoy its 3MP rear camera, dual SIM slots, 4GB of […]


adidas’ Black History Month Collection by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar goes on sale on May 15 at the NBA Store and TriNoma


 adidas and Kareem Abdul-Jabar announced a limited edition Black History Month Collection inspired by the all-time leading scorer and one of the most prominent philanthropists and ambassadors from NBA, Abdul-Jabbar. Each basketball shoe model and specialty packaging features new-to-the-eye sepia tones, inspirational quotes and more details that gives the consumers a vivid journey through four of the most important eras of his historical and record-breaking career. “I was very fortunate to have African-American role models and pioneers I could identify with and learn from as I forged my career in basketball and my personal journey in life,” said Abdul-Jabbar. “Every […]

Charles Zhang, Deputy General Manager of Concepcion Midea Inc. (James T. Austria)

Concepcion Midea ‘pushes’ more innovative products of air cooling solutions for their consumers


 Concepcion Midea Inc. presented their latest air conditioning products that will perfectly suit the Philippine market. Midea has recently launched their line of cooling solutions designed to fit the need of ‘newly’ homeowners and businesses and they are bringing more to the country. “These products are tested to suit the Philippine market,” said Jo Anne Salazar of Concepcion Midea Inc., marketing division, “we don’t just make products and bring them here, we make sure that those products will work perfectly in the country.” Salazar explained that the newest models of Midea air conditioning line have undergone series of tests and […]

The LG Music Flow is the perfect companion to make summer getaways more awesome than usual.

7 Good reasons to enjoy the LG P7 Music Flow portable speakers


 As the scorching heat of the sun marks the start of the summer, there are so many things lined up for you to do, places to explore and memories to create. Being with your friends,  as well as having a great music while with them, will make your experiences more enjoyable and unforgettable. To intensify your summer, the famous and home entertainment pioneer LG Electronics dishes out  the new LG Music Flow P7. Compact yet portable speaker, this product has unique features, giving you and your barkada a hassle-free bonding. Music anytime, anywhere Its impressive long-lasting battery enables the gang to enjoy continuous music for up to 10 hours. Whether you are out in the sea or up in the mountains, the LG Music Flow P7 delivers nonstop listening pleasure. Go with the ‘Flow’ The super sleek LG Music Flow P7 is extremely lightweight and comfortably fits in any carry-on luggage; making it the perfect companion for beach trips and out-of-town vacations. Make it loud with your crowd Even with its compact design, the LG Music Flow P7 is capable of playing music in full, crystal clear quality with its outstanding 20W audio output, currently the best in the market. Fire up the grill, host your own outdoor summer soiree and after sunset, watch a movie under the stars with just a blanket and a projector—with the sounds amplified by your own Music Flow, of course! Music-sharing made easy Partying with your best buds made even more fun with LG Music Flow P7’s Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities. Shuffle and stream music right from your mobile phone! The barkada can also get in on the fun with its unique feature that allows up to three Bluetooth-capable phones to connect at the same time. Double the Music Flow, double the fun You and your friends can connect two LG Music Flow P7s to one Bluetooth-ready device at the same time for a fun and louder summer trip. Fill every corner with quality tunes wherever you go! Relax, go do it Staycations will never be the same again! Cozy up with your favourite blanket and catch up on your series at home by connecting up to two LG Music Flow P7s to a compatible LG TV and enjoy the full LG experience with immersive surround sound. Keep fit with the beat! Getting that beach body ready doesn’t have to be a struggle. Stretch, jump, and crunch (not munch) to the beat that’s blasting from your Music Flow P7s. Or you could hold your favourite yoga poses with soothing ambient sounds thanks to your Music Flow. “Whether you are planning for a weekend trip or simply staying in with the family, the LG Music Flow P7, the smallest and newest addition to the LG Music Flow WiFi Series, is the ideal companion for that unforgettable listening experience,” said Hoony Bae, vice president of LG Philippines Home Entertainment. Make the most of your summer by getting your own LG Music Flow P7 for only Php 6,890 at participating LG dealer stores nationwide: Robinsons Lipa, Robinsons Novaliches, Robinsons Pampanga, Robinsons Bacolod, Robinsons Dasmarinas, Robinsons Pioneer, Robinsons MetroEast, Robinsons Ilocos, Robinsons Ermita, and Robinsons Galleria. To learn more about LG’s Music Flow WiFi Series, visit; like LG Philippines’ Facebook page; or follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and Instagram. Viewed 43438 times by 5286 viewers Josette LansangI am a Journalism Major student who […]

Yurbuds powered by JBL Launch

Yurbuds earphones, powered by JBL arrives in the Philippines


 Yurbuds powered by JBL was proudly welcomed by HARMAN to the Philippine market at the Power Mac Center in Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center. Yurbuds earphones are known for its reputation of quality boom sound and ergonomic design that is perfect for athletes because ‘it will never hurt and fall out’ of your ears. On the event, Vice President of Cascos Inc., Gianina Dayrit shared her excitement as Yurbuds powered by JBL releases new line of sports earphones: the Endurance Series, which also offers new features. Dayrit also introduced their long-time brand ambassador since 2012, Coach Anni De Leon-Brown. The Endurance Line […]


World’s thinnest 12.5-inch hybrid device from ASUS is now available to the market; G series and new hybrid devices announced


 ASUS announce two new hybrid devices, T300 Chi and T300 FA, and new ROG G Series perfect for gaming. ASUS T300 Chi A razor-thin 2-in-1 Windows detachable, ASUS T300 Chi, offers unrivaled convenience of a powerful laptop and handy tablet in one. The Transformer Book Chi is dubbed by ASUS as ‘fast but silent;’ the hybrid device is running in new Intel Core M processor, giving users amazing performance with freedom to work and play with its portable feature. The new ASUS T300 Chi is crafted with all-aluminum design, and offers unprecedented sophistication and elegance with its compact 12.5-inch model. The […]

Remington Philippines Launch

Tocoms welcomes Remington to Philippine market


 Clarence Cu, president of Tocoms Philippines proudly announces their exclusive distribution of Remington to the Philippine market in the Remington Launch at the Green Sun Hotel on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. “We are excited to bring to the Philippines the most trusted brand in hair care, grooming, depilation, and shaving,” said Cu, “Remington products are not just about exceptional quality, it brings forth a transformation for its users.” Remington has been around for over 70 years, providing the world’s first body hair trimmer and other shaving products. More to that, Remington products are now sold in more than 85 countries including […]


Caltex’s trusted brand Havoline launched the ‘Ultimate Engine Protection’ for engine and environment


 For over a hundred years, Caltex’s trusted brand Havoline delivered quality, high performance lubricants to consumers worldwide. On the product brands re-launch at Dusit Thani in Makati City on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, they included three all new products in the market: Havoline ProDS Fully Synthetic ECO 5 SAE 5W-30, Havoline Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30, and Havoline Super 4T Synthetic Blend SAE 10W-40. These three fresh released brands are now available in selected Caltex stations, auto supply stores and car workshops. “Protect What Matters” will be the company’s latest brand campaign together with the 4 Pillars of Protection namely; Protect […]

Dell Solutions Tour 2015

Dell Solutions Tour 2015 Manila Leg revs with the launch of X-Series products


 “The device is an extension of who we are.” On April 16, 2015 at the SMX Convention, Dell announced their latest line of products; X-Series, during the Manila Leg of the Dell Solutions Tour 2015. General Manager – South Asia, Harjeet Singh Rekhi said that “consumers buy devices that are the thinnest, the lightest, and the prettiest because the devices that they buy are extensions of who they are.” Rekhi presented the newest XPS 13, the world’s first laptop with virtually border-less infinity display. He described it as one of the thinnest laptop in the world, it can run for 15 hours […]