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VIVO V5 PERFECT SELFIE

Vivo V5 is the first smartphone in the world with 20MP front camera

 

 Not a click bait header to make you curious about the latest smartphone from Vivo. While the world is focused on dual lens camera, thanks to iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9, Vivo is making waves in the front camera category and surprised everyone with its global release of the Vivo V5 that has the world’s first smartphone to have the 20MP front facing camera, thus the tag line the “Perfect Selfie.” If it’s about to shake its competitors’, it has made a big and loud impression among the tech and lifestyle bloggers in the Philippines when it was launched […]

PLATINUM FIREWORKS INC. EXHIBITION

About last night’s Philippine International Pyromusical Competition 2016

 

 Last night, March 19, was the final presentation of the Philippine International Pyromusical Competition 2016 which was held successively from February 13, every Saturday, 7:30 PM at the Seaside Boulevard, SM Mall of Asia, up until yesterday evening where the grand winners were proclaimed before the Philippine Platinum Fireworks team showcased their final exhibition for this year’s competition. 2nd place went to Polaris Fireworks from People’s Republic of China and 1st place goes to Steffes-ollig Feuerwerk from Germany. The grand winner of the Philippine International Pyromusical Competition 2016 is Pyrotex Fireworkx LTD from United Kingdom. I was able to take some decent shots of  U.K.’s fireworks display in front […]

SM SUPERMALLS MARKS ITS 30TH YEAR

SM Supermalls celebrates three decades of shopping experience

 

 SM Supermalls is celebrating its 30th year anniversary this 2016, three decades of revolutionizing the shopping experience in the Philippines since 1985. The first mall, SM City North EDSA, established in November 25, 1985, became the epitome of shopping place for Filipinos – the first city mall in Quezon City and the first of the Supermalls around the Philippines. Serving millions through the years, SM has continued its brand promise of bringing the ultimate fun family mall experience to its patrons nationwide. The 30th anniversary celebration was held at The Block Atrium, SM City North EDSA earlier this morning, together […]

SMX as official venue partner of Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 (L-R): Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers, Inc. (PACEOS) Chairperson Marisa Nallana; Mielle Esteban of Arum Estratigias Internacionalización; DOT director of market development and Madrid Fusion Manila project director Verna Covar-Buensuceso; SMX general manager Dexter Deyto and SM Supermalls SVP marketing Jonjon San Agustin.

SM Supermalls presents Madrid Fusion Manila 2015, taking food and dining to the next level

 

 There is a deep and colorful historical background between the relationship of the Philippines and Spain especially with their vibrant culture and culinary traditions. For ‘300 years,’ these two countries will celebrate their connection in the most anticipated global epicurean event where the world’s top chefs showcase the cutting-edge techniques and innovations in food and dining, taking it to the next level—letting everyone witness the ‘future of food.’ Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 ties up with SM Supermalls “SM is proud to be the venue of the historic Madrid Fusion Manila. We believe that one of the Philippine’s best-kept secret is […]

LUBAO INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL 2015.

Lubao International Balloon Festival is back on its 2nd year

 

 When you’ve missed a big event with giant balloons flying up in the air on a grand festivity, you would be waiting another year round just to see them again. Not anymore. Expect a bigger and more festive event as Pilipinas International Balloon Festival Inc. (PIBF) together with the Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (ACTO) and Pampanga Provincial Government spreadheads the 2nd Lubao International Balloon Festival (LIBF) on March 26-29, 2015 in Pradera Verde, Prado Siongco, Lubao, Pampanga. Activities such as water balloon fight, motor paragliding, paint ball exhibition, night glow and fireworks display will happen aside from the 40 colorful […]

SM MEGAMALL DENIM FAIR. The #MadAboutDenim Fashion Show held at Mega Fashion Hall.

#MadAboutDenim: Jeans Fest 2014 Runway Show held at Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall

 

 From comfort casual to rugged looks, jeans fashion has infinitely evolved over the years, and currently, countless designs, cuts, styles, and washes have gone on trend, redefining denim fashion. With this denim evolution, SM Supermalls celebrates the denim festival capped off by SM Megamall‘s #MadAboutDenim campaign – fab denim finds from select SM Megamall brands. Denim Fair were held at the Mega Atrium (July 11-31), Mega Fashion Hall (July 13-17), and Event Center (July 14-19). Jeans Sale are still on-going until July 31 with denim selections of up to 50% off. And lastly, SM Men’s Fashion Movement to be held […]

SM City Sta. Mesa joins Earth Hour 2013.

SM City Sta. Mesa joins Earth Hour 2013

 

 SM City Sta. Mesa joins Earth Hour 2013 when it lit off its light last March 23, Saturday evening. From 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm, lights were turned off in the celebration of Earth Hour, a global event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Simultaneously,  SM Supermalls all over the country joined the annual campaign to help save the environment by turning off non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change. Earth Hour started in 2007 and held towards the end of March annually. SM City Sta. Mesa and representative of the local government of Quezon City pushed the symbolical Earth Hour button to […]

AboitizPower sponsored the 13th Philippine Hobies Challenge held at Anvaya Cove Beach and Nature Club.

AboitizPower sponsored the 13th Philippine Hobies Challenge held at Anvaya Cove Beach and Nature Club

 

 AbotizPower and the Weather Philippines Foundation aims to deliver critical and accurate weather forecasts to the Filipino community, with the hope of improving nationwide disaster preparedness, and timely response to variable weather conditions. By bringing together the Aboitiz Group‘s resources and network, and Swiss company Meteomedia‘s technical expertise, WPF is poised to be the country’s premiere private weather information/content provider. WPF plans to have roughly 1,000 automated weather station/devices installed across the Philippines before the end of 2013. This is what AboitizPower, Union Bank, and WPF along with a Swiss firm Meteomedia is all about in a nutshell. But there’s […]

The first ever preseason NBA game will be seen LIVE at the MOA Arena between Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers.

The first ever preseason NBA game will be seen LIVE at the MOA Arena between Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers

 

 Now it can be told! It’s official. The BIG is HERE! NBA brings the hoop into the Philippines via MOA Arena. West Avenue Theaters Corporation, Sr. VP Edgar Tejerero opens the floor, acknowledging the partnership as he congratulates SM Prime Holding, Inc. President Mr.Hans Sy, NBA Asia Vice-President for Business Development & Marketing Partnership Francesco Suarez, and Scott Levy, Sr. VP & Managing Director of NBA Asia. Hans Sy speaks and refer this big event as another milestone for MOA Arena. On October 10, 2013, the first ever preseason NBA game will be seen LIVE at the MOA Arena between […]

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms.

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms

 

 The revelries for the celebration of the Chinese New Year is on-going in many places in the Philippines particularly in the Tsinoy or Filipino-Chinese community in Binondo, Manila. The official CNY happens on Feb. 10, and yet everyone are all busy celebrating and joining auspicious festivities such as the yearly tradition of dragon and lion dance to sweep away misfortunes and brings good luck to all. Believers already hang or buy lucky charms, such as water snakes figurines and other ornaments which symbolizes this year’s Year of the Water Snake. Chinese superstition believe that this year will be filled with […]

Rewind: The Best of 2012.

Rewind: The Best of 2012

 

 As the New Year’s countdown is fast approaching and before 2012 ends, allow us to share to you all the best and happenings of this roller-coaster year that we took part of. From lifestyle, entertainment, news, travel, food, and everything in-between, Juan Manila Express was there to capture it all for us to share. So here it is, Rewind: The Best of 2012! JANUARY Figaro launched the Milk Tea Craze ALCATEL One Touch Fashion Meets Tech Mikey Bustos Bloggers Meet Markki Stroem Bloggers Meet Yeng Constantino Bloggers Meet MCA Music – Music Comes Alive SM City North EDSA The Block […]