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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Globe myBusinessDay Batangas

The 3rd leg of the Globe myBusiness Day Caravan was recently held in the Activity Center of SM City Batangas. Tons of entrepreneurs and those aspiring to be one gathered at the Activity Center to learn more about the ropes of entrepreneurship in the digital age.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Chinatown's Lai Lai Hotel

Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel is located in the heart of Manila's Chinatown. The hotel re-opened its doors on September 1, 2014 under the new management. Being in the heart of the busiest district in Manila, the location of the hotel is not just a great venue for business meetings but also for shopping and dining as well.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

UNICEF Launches Anita, The Duckling Diva and Other Children First Storybooks

UNICEF or United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, recently launched Children First Storybooks. These are a collection of six books that is written in Filipino and English for ages three and above. 

One of the books- Anita, The Duckling Diva was written by UNICEF Celebrity Advocate for Children Anne Curtis. The book is about overcoming shyness with the help of family and friends. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Space EDSA: The Art of Dormitory Living

Cramped spaces and gloomy atmosphere comes to mind when topics pertaining to dormitory living are being discussed. Luckily, there's nothing gloomy and cramped at Space EDSA. In fact, the stylish dormitory in Mandaluyong City look so pleasant that I am considering getting myself a bed also.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum in the Philippines

The Hitachi Social Innovation Forum held last February 12, 2016 at the New World Makati Hotel aims to discuss the need for sustainable solutions to address the challenges facing the Philippines and the region.

Aside from the forum, business seminars was also conducted as well as exhibition that showcased a broad range of solutions in Hitachi's "Social Innovation Business" that combines infrastructure and advanced information technologies.

Camayan Beach Resort

Summer is almost here so planning a trip to the beach is on top of our list. Of course, there's also a preference for beaches which is just a short drive from the city especially for Metro Manila dwellers like me.

Here's a lovely beach resort which is just 2 and 1/2 hours drive north of Manila--- Camayan Beach Resort in Subic. What's notable with Camayan Beach Resort is the beach itself. The water is really clear and you can actually see different kinds of fishes that is not shy to approach you. You can also bring or rent a snorkeling gear. However, there are some parts of the beach that is pebbly and has tons of seaweeds so wearing an aqua shoes is a must.

Smart to usher in new frontier of mobile entertainment with Samsung Gear VR

Unrivaled mobile services leader Smart Communications, Inc. is set to take the Filipino mobile lifestyle to a new frontier as it will soon offer the Samsung Gear VR, the world’s first consumer-focused virtual reality system.
A state-of-the-art headset which Samsung first launched last November, Gear VR offers an immersive and interactive virtual reality experience through a wide range of exciting mobile content, that include games, movies, apps, 360 videos and 360 photos, among others.
Touted as the best portable VR device in the market today, the Gear VR will soon be available to Smart Postpaid subscribers on select Samsung Plans through convenient payment options. 

Miss Aviation 2016 Coronation Night

Kristine Micah Malicsi was crowned Miss Aviation 2016 at the recently held beauty pageant at the Rigodon Ballroom of The Peninsula Manila in Makati last February 9, 2016.

Fourteen lovely candidates vied for this year's Miss Aviation title and the finalists include Maria Gianne Beatrice Itaralde, Catherine Cubinar, Katrine Gabriola, Cherry Rose Fernandez, Zandra Magsino, Katelene Joy Basco, Maricris Aldanese, Carina Aguinaldo, Airish Mae Apostol, Justine Anne Embate, Casey Ann Austria, Kristine Malicsi, Trizia Abaya, and Reichelieu Emory Santos.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

ASUS ZenBook UX305 emerges as No. 1 13-in Ultra-slim Windows Laptop Worldwide


ZenBook UX305 delivers unprecedented performance, connectivity, all-in a slim and light form factor perfect for urban professionals.  

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ASUS is the No.1 brand 13.3” notebooks worldwide according to GFK and NPD 2015 global report - The ZenBook UX305 is the company’s top notch solution for urban professionals, delivering high performance with up to Core i7 processor, ultra-fast SSD storage and complete connectivity options in a body a slim as 12.3mm and 1.2kg light.

Visit The Philippines Again 2016 Campaign

Globe Telecom Renews Partnership with Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) in promoting the Philippines as Asia's top tourist destination for 2016 with its latest campaign - Visit The Philippines Again.

With this campaign, Globe Telecom offers its Globe Traveler SIM to millions of tourists and returning OFWs for an affordable and worry-free connectivity during their stay in the country. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


My first impressions of ZenFone Zoom.

I have to say that this is such a classy phone and a head-turner.

I haven't used a point-and-shoot for ages and ZenFone Zoom greatly reminded me of it. Of course, added bonus is the mobile phone features and great specs.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Ballet Philippines Presents: Opera, A Valetine's Performance

February is associated  as the "LOVE" month and what better way to celebrate Valentine's than watching a ballet performance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

“Opera is a special production for lovers of contemporary art and dance, it breaks many barriers and transcends our expectations of a dance show” muses BP’s Artistic Director, Paul Alexander Morales. “We are offering this special promotion for the young art loving generation to give them a special option for Valentine’s”.  

Experience HK Disneyland At SM SuperMalls

Beginning February 4, 2016, shoppers at SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, SM North and SM Seaside City in Cebu will get a chance to experience Hong Kong Disneyland's Magical 10th Year Anniversary. And from February 12 to March 13, 2016, SM will treat 30 lucky SM patrons to have fun with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and other Disney friends at the happiest place on earth- Hong Kong Disyland.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Superb 5,000 mAh Battery Performance of Zenfone Max

So you love to use your phone --- a lot and most of the time there is the need to charge up the batteries. Alas, you abhor bringing heavy powerbank or power cord especially if your bag is tiny, so what happens when your mobile phone battery is almost zero (0%) percent?

Luckily, the new ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) has an answer to that. This sleek-looking phone is not just lightweight and an eye-candy, it also boasts of a 5,000 mAh lithium-polymer battery that gives one the freedom to maximize the use of the mobile phone without worrying about the battery dying.

Greening Together, Growing Better: 1st Philippine Environment Summit


The 1st Philippine Environment Summit, a celebration of the Philippine environmental movement, will be held on Feb 9 to 11 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia. The 3-day event will showcase programs and projects, as well as breakthroughs and innovations that contribute to the social and economic advancement, while protecting the environment. There will also be an exhibit area featuring eco-friendly products and services.

With “Greening Together, Growing Better” as theme, the summit will feature renowned leaders of government, the church, environment, civic organizations and academia as plenary and resource speakers in breakout sessions and as exhibitors. Also attending the event are lead members of environmental civil society organizations, leaders of government and business, as well as individual and institutional environmentalists.

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