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FLOYD MAYWEATHER, JR. AND MANNY PACQUIAO FINALLY SQUARE OFF.

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. square off for the biggest Pay-Per-View fight on May 2

 

 No trash talking. Watching the livestream via Rappler earlier this morning, we saw how the Mayweather vs Pacquiao Pay-Per-View May 2 Press Conference happened to be. Relax. Calm. Both opponents, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr., their teams, handlers, representatives, rival channels, and Bob Arum, spoke of how grateful everyone for making the Mayweather vs Pacquiao boxing match to finally happen. “Thank you, Bob, and I would like to thank God for giving us, providing us a wonderful day, a beautiful day and giving us strength. And I want to give thanks to Showtime and HBO for helping to make this fight […]

OUR RIDE MADE AWESOME BY GRABCAR+ AND THE HUMMER H3.

Luxury car booking service GrabCar+ creates more job and business opportunities too

 

 Manuel Buenaventura is just an ordinary guy. He is a father to two kids, basically keeping up with his day job top provide food and shelter for his family. He has this new-found job that gives a wonderful payoffs for people who are masipag (diligent) and matiyaga (persevering), just like Manuel. Manuel, 44, reveals to us that he earns up to Php 20,000 every month, when we took the passenger seat of a Hummer H3 which he is driving for GrabCar+, an off-shoot of GrabCar car-booking app from GrabTaxi, the first taxi-booking app in the Philippines launched in June 2013 headed […]

GLOBE POWERS 17TH HEAD GRAPHENE XT JUNIOR TENNIS SATELLITE CIRCUIT.

Globe commits to support and continue harnessing up-and-coming young Filipino tennis players

 

 Globe takes the role as the lead sponsor of the 17th HEAD Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit which will take place in 17 key cities nationwide premiering young Filipino tennis players beginning from March 10 until June 7, 2015. The most prestigious tennis tournament of its kind, the HEAD Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit has served as the melting pot of local players for 17 years from different regions spearheaded by HEAD Philippines. The 17th HEAD Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit participants will earn ranking points from Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA). “With a lot of pride, Globe is honored to take […]

CHERRY MOBILE ONE.

Android One phones available through Smart and Sun Cellular mobile data plans

 

 Smart and Sun Cellular will offer Android One phones at Plan 500 (Smart) and Plan 399 (Sun). The first Android One phones to be made available to the public are Cherry Mobile One and MyPhone Uno, both at the price range of less than Php 5,000 per single unit. Android One is running on the latest Lollipop Android version. The Philippines is the sixth country to announce the Android One program. Android One is presently available in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. In conjunction with the recent launch of Android One in the Philippines, Smart and Sun will help […]

GOOGLE ANDROID ONE EXPERIENCE.

10 Google Android One experience that every smartphone lovers need to know

 

 Today, Feb. 17, Google announced the release of Android One to the Philippines to bring high quality and affordable smartphones to as many people as possible. Leading partners, Cherry Mobile and MyPhone released fast and responsive Android One smartphones running on Lollipop, the latest version of Android. Here are 10 Google Android One experience that every smartphone lovers need to know. A faster, more powerful computing experience with bolder graphics More time playing, less time charging Turn data on & off in a snap with Quick Settings Customized notifications Security Sharing Material Design Device set up Pick up where you […]

KAKAO TALK 8 LONG WEEKENDS INFOGRAPHIC.

8 Long weekends to remind you this 2015

 

 Whether it’s a long road trip or planned weekend staycation, you must now know that there are list of national holidays for 2015 in the Philippines, right? See the list here. Because of that, the government has declared 8 long weekends caused by these holidays. Getting to know when these long weekends will fall is important so you can plan your vacation, or staycation, ahead. With this, KakaoTalk, one of the leading messaging application in the world, comes up with an infographic that pins down these long weekends and gives you tips on how you plan these days ahead. Have fun […]

MONSTER.COM PHILIPPINES VIRTUAL JOB FAIR.

Monster.com holds Virtual Job Fair from Feb. 23-27

 

 Monster.com Philippines is excited to announce the upcoming job fair for the young, skilled, and determined job seekers in the Philippines and have an opportunity to directly interact with companies searching for fresh talent at the Virtual Career Fair happening from February 23 to 27. This is the 5th time that Monster.com (Philippines), a leading online and career recruitment solutions provider, will run the popular event. Combining a number of employers with vacancies for a huge range of jobs, the career fair aims to virtually connect local skilled professionals with new job opportunities. Companies participating in the upcoming Virtual Career Fair (VCF) include […]

"I DO" GRAND WINNING COUPLE JIM AND KRING ELENZANO-KIM KISS IN FRONT OF CROWD DURING THE #MYSTERYBOXINBGC UNVEILING.

Dentiste unveils #MysteryBoxinBGC Kissing Booth for Valentine’s Day

 

 A perfect Valentine’s Day date-place for couples who want to express their love and affection amidst the public eyes. A kissing booth prepared by Dentiste – the 1st Nighttime Toothpaste clinically proven to inhibit the growth of nighttime oral bacteria, giving you fresh morning breath, according to a short description on their Facebook page. Post by Dentiste Toothpaste Philippines. In time for Valentine’s Day, Dentiste unveiled yesterday the #MysteryBoxinBGC Kissing Booth. But it’s no ordinary kissing booth. The booth is like a big wrap-up gift box where couples must have to go inside the box and start kissing. There’s no time […]

GUN BEACH.

10 Awesome reasons why you should visit Guam

 

 No. 1 Beautiful sunrise According to a Vimeo video, Guam is the first place in the United States to see the sun each calendar day. The East coast of the United States will see the same sunrise 14 hours after locals on the Pacific Island do. Good Morning America: Sunrise over Guam from Austin Groupp on Vimeo. No. 2 Closest U.S. destination from the Philippines Located West of the Pacific, in the Mariana Islands, Guam is the closest United States destination from the Philippines, only 3 1/2 hours away from Manila. Guam is also home to more than thousands of fellow […]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT THE 19TH PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL.

Love is in the air at the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon #FlywithFlickr

 

 Yesterday, Feb. 12, was the first day of the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon which is being held at Clark Field in Pampanga and will continue until Feb. 15, 2014. We joined the crowd by noon time hoping to see the much-awaited Hot Air Balloon Fly-in by late afternoon. And while waiting, we content ourselves by walking around the area, took some photos, and upload some of it in our Flickr account. Those who have Yahoo mail accounts are automatically subscribed to Flickr and you just have to log-in your email username and password to get access to it. Things […]

NEWPORT ULTRA CINEMA 1 NAMED 1 OF THE 25 WORLD'S BEST CINEMA.

Newport Ultra Cinema 1 is the coolest romantic movie date-place in Manila

 

 Valentine’s Day is just one day behind and have you figured out yet where you and your date are going to spend that lovely day? We’re sure you’ve already made some plans, reserved bookings, or whatever you’ve had in mind right now. But let us just walk you through in one of the coolest theater place that we’ve just visited and this place might just be perfect for you to include and another reason where to spend your Valentine’s date. Having been to the Newport Ultra Cinema 1 would not be surprising to know that International online magazine, Architecture and Design […]

SWEDISH SCANIA TRUCKS ARE RELIABLE AND SUSTAINABLE.

Swedish truck Scania rolls out Manila showroom

 

 The recent opening of Scania‘s showroom, one of the biggest in the Philippines, signifies the commitment to the local market of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial, marine and power engines. Through the country’s showroom, Scania ensures they are able to deliver the kind of service excellence they are known for worldwide. The showroom is located at 1132 EDSA Balintawak, Quezon City taking up an area of more than 1,000 square meters. Amenities include a Display Area for eight trucks, Service Area with three bays, Driver’s Lounge, Tools Room, Service Reception Area, Assembly […]

EMILY KINNEY (A.K.A. BETH GREENE) COMES BACK ON TV IN THE FLASH EPISODE 18.

From The Walking Dead to The Flash, Emily Kinney is back as Felicity Smoak’s nemesis!

 

 Everybody got heartbroken and fans were devastated when the news broke out that Beth Greene was killed in The Walking Dead Season 5… Everyone was hoping that Beth would somehow get resurrected and be back to the worldwide hit series but how? She’s been dead and buried… But Emily Kinney is not! Oh yeah! Reports came in this morning and The Walking Dead alumna Kinney, who plays Beth Greene has been cast in The Flash as the typically male nemesis of The Atom has been confirmed. But in a gender-bending twist on DC Comics’ Bug-Eyed Bandit. As Brie Larvan (Bertram in comics), Kinney […]

PENGUIN-RIDDLER FACE-OFF!

The Joker arrives on Gotham Season 1 Episode 16: The Blind Fortune Teller

 

 On Gotham Season 1 Episode 15: The Scarecrow, which shows the origin of The Scarecrow as the young Jonathan Crane, we were given a weird scenario where Oswald Cobblepot (a.k.a. The Penguin) and Ed Nygma (a.k.a. The Riddler) finally met inside the GCPD precinct in a seemingly awkwardly and off way for both men who are supposed to be the two of the super villains in the Batman universe. Young Bruce Wayne was also seen in his first solo journey while Alfred carefully stands by him all along. We saw Fish Mooney, and yes she is still alive, The Scarecrow, The Riddler, […]

ISANG SULYAP CAMELLA AD.

Faithful dog plays ‘Cupid’ in this new Camella ad

 

 Have you seen the latest Camella ad? It shows two kids who seem to be starting to have that thing called ‘puppy love’ and what better to described it is by showing a faithful dog, named Max acting as their ‘Cupid’. It’s cute! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, maybe? Isang Sulyap The story starts with a wedding, a little boy acting as one of the priest’s helpers spots a little girl sitting in the pew. He smiles while looking at her, uttering the words “I do” beneath his breath while continuously gazing towards her direction. The scene changes and this […]

KATA B1S CHINESE NEW YEAR GIVE-AWAY.

Join and win our Kata B1s Chinese New Year give-away

 

 Who wants to win a brand new Kata B1s? Give-away is open to Philippine residents only. It’s easy. Just follow our simple mechanics. Step 1 Visit our Kata i4 user review blog found here wp.me/p27cTH-5s4 and post a comment “Congratulations, Kata Digital for reaching 1 Million Fans on Facebook! My name is (type your name) and I want to win the Kata B1s give-away! My email address is (type here).“ Step 2 Make sure to type your working and existing email address. We will contact you through your email address in case you are picked as our Kata B1s Give-Away Winner. Please do […]

TESTING THE EYEGLASSES INDOOR.

A review on how Transitions Signature lenses enhances visual experience

 

 My vision is not 20/20 as it seems. It’s a daily habit for me to wear on a prescription contact lenses each and every morning and to take it off to rest every evening. I also wear prescription eyeglasses on separate occasion whenever I needed to rest my eyes from the contact lenses. Frankly speaking, I envy people who don’t need to wear contacts or eyeglasses. If given a choice for eye laser surgery, I would try that option for me to stop wearing prescription eye-wear. I’ve recently purchased a new pair of eyeglasses and had it installed with adaptive lenses (that changes […]

THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 5 RETURNS.

The Walking Dead Season 5 returns on Feb. 9

 

 Whichever it is, premiere parallel play or the quick replay of the 2nd half of The Walking Dead Season 5 are going to be exciting to catch when TWD S5 returns this February 9 on FOX channel! The Walking Dead Season 5 (Part 2) returns on TV this February 9, 2015 at 11:35 AM, immediately after its US telecast, and at 8:55 PM. Die-hard fans can also tune in for the Quick Replay of the episode at 9:50 PM to immediately relive the excitement of the return of The Walking Dead Season 5, only on FOX. It’s time to catch up with what’s going […]

BFF MARC AND ROVILSON ARE THE NEW HOSTS OF ASIA'S GOT TALENT.

Buddies Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez to host AXN’s “Asia’s Got Talent”

 

 Long-time buddies and BFF (Best Friends Forever) TV personalities Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez reunites to host the inaugural season of AXN‘s talent search series “Asia’s Got Talent,” set to launch this March. The two have become one of the most inspiring duo ever since their popular stint as contestants for ‘The Amazing Race Asia” which premiered on 22 November 2007. Hui Keng Ang, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia said: “As competitors on the second season of ‘The Amazing Race Asia,’ Marc and Rovilson captivated viewers with their on-screen charisma. We saw them as a natural fit to host a […]

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL HOT AIR FESTIVAL. File Photo.

19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival happens on Feb. 12-15, 2015

 

 Last year, there were no celebrations of Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival (PIHABF)… What we meant, officially there was none. The last Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival was staged in 2013, the 18th year. It was supposed to be followed in 2014. Hence a break and needed preparation were done, skipping 2014, to present the BIGGEST ans comeback of the Philippines’ first, foremost and longest-running gathering of aviators and aviation enthusiasts from around the globe is back for another Weekend of Everything That Flies! Yes, Philippines! This year’s Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival is set on February 12 to 15 […]

HOOQ is a regional video-on-demand subscription service by Singtel, Sony and Warner Bros. HOOQ will deliver over 10,000 Hollywood blockbusters and popular local programmes to customers anytime, anywhere by enabling them to stream and download their favourite shows on their device or platform of choice. For more information, visit www.hooq.tv.

Asia’s first Video On Demand service, HOOQ arrives in the Philippines in partnership with Globe Telecom

 

 Globe Telecom announced their venture into VOD (Video on Demand) with Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment start-up venture called HOOQ during last night’s celebration of 5th Wonderful World with Globe held at The Eye at Green Sun Hotel in Makati. HOOQ is a start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment that will enable customers of Globe Telecom to enjoy unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option to top Hollywood and Filipino movie and television content, via any device including computers, smartphones and tablets. Sounds interesting. HOOQ has more than 10,000 movies and […]

Applause from all SSW startups as Philippine startup Salarium wins.

PH Startup Salarium wins $500K Equity Investment in Switzerland

 

 A Startup from the Philippines, and four more across Asia are up for funding via the Seedstars World Crowd Fund, which allows European investors to invest with a minimum of 100£. The fund is running via Seedrs, the first crowdfunding platform for funds in Europe (equity crowdfunding). Salarium, a Philippine startup wins in the Seedstars World Competition in Switzerland and $500K Equity Investment. Philippine startup Salarium: Winner of Seedstars World Competition Ten finalists were selected at the Seedstars World semifinals at the EPFL on February 3rd. In total, five of the ten startups came from Asia, consisting of Singapore’s 6Degrees, a self updating phone book; crowd sourcing […]

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: MICHAEL DUMLAO, GEN. MANAGER, GLORIETTA MALL; MARIA JOSEPHINE OCAMPO, SVP, BPI CREDIT CARDS; PHILIP GOH, REGIONAL VP FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA, SINGAPORE AIRLINES; SEC. JUN ABAYA, DOTC; SEC. CESAR PURISIMA, DOF; CAROL ONG, GEN. MANAGER, SINGAPORE AIRLINES-PHILIPPINES; AND ADRIAN KWONG, AREA DIRECTOR PHILIPPINES AND BRUNEI, SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD.

Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel Fair 2015 happening today, Feb. 6 until Feb. 8

 

 Don’t forget to drop by and visit Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel Fair 2015 staged in partnership with Ayala Malls, BPI, Globe Telecom, Singapore Tourism Board, and the Changi Airport Group. The Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel Fair 2015 starts today, Feb. 6 and will run until Sunday, Feb. 8 at the Glorietta Activity Center, while the SilkAir Travel Fair will take place at Ayala Center Cebu. A SilkAir booth will also be at Abreeza Mall Davao. Highlights of Singapore Airlines Showcase and Travel Fair 2015 are the preview of Singapore Airlines Suites and Premium Economy Class cabins, and showcase of the airline’s new […]

BLOGGER REY BELEN READY TO RELEASE THE ARROW STICK.

Bow and arrow sports activity opens at SandBox in Alviera

 

 The women were being like Katniss. Well of course. The bow and arrow or archery set-up immortalizes famous and legendary characters spawned by thousandths of year old epic tales. For the men, it’s Robin Hood that made archery a skill of marksmanship. Oculus Archery recently opens its bow and arrow target range field at SandBox in Alviera, an evolving eco-living environment in the North Central Luzon. Situated in Porac, SandBox is an outdoor adventure park for families and friends to enjoy when in Pampanga. We were there last Sunday, Feb. 1, as one of the first batch to try it out, accompanied by […]

CARA DELEVINGNE & TAG HEUER: THE IT GIRL AND THE IT BRAND. TAG Heuer- Cara Delevingne, Catwalking With A Lion. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)

TAG Heuer and Penshoppe ‘It Girl’ Cara Delevingne cast as Enchantress in Suicide Squad

 

 You’ve seen her strutting endorsements for Manila‘s clothing style Penshoppe and you have probably guessing who she is, right? That brushy eyebrows caught your attentions, too? Not only that she is named the highest-paid model by People with Money with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings, Cara Delevingne — the most disruptive It Girl of the moment — is TAG Heuer‘s new feminine ambassador. Skate park or red carpet? Sneakers or stilettos? Ravishing smile or funny face? Difficult choices to make, which is why TAG Heuer takes it all and chooses Cara Delevingne. She has a massive social media presence, is […]