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Friday, September 30, 2016

Globe myBusiness launches more complete online shopping experience with new Shopify partners

The online community is getting bigger and wider nowadays, and with the help of the rampant pace of social media and technological enhancements such as hi-tech gadgets and online apps to simplify business, it comes to no surprise that even online shopping is now a trend. Entrepreneurs that delved into the eCommerce industry are currently trying to market their brand and products or services they offer the best and most efficient way they can.

HOTEL REVIEW: Century Park Hotel Bangkok

The Century Park Hotel in Bangkok is a majestic edifice in Ratchaprarop district in Bangkok. It towers over small buildings, houses, and even a gated temple community.

It's one of the oldest hotels in Bangkok and I think it was built when Bangkok is not that crowded yet.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Solane Advocates Positive Filipino Values

ISLA LPG Corp. (ILC), the owner of the brand Solane, the country’s leading LPG solutions company launches a new advocacy campaign that reminds its consumers about positive Filipino vales that leans towards family.

The “Dapat Lang,” campaign is a program that gives emphasis on the importance of doing the right things- for the family, for other people, or for the community. It also promotes traditional Filipino values which are somehow getting shelved because of today’s fast-paced and modern setting. These values include commitment to the family, honest, hard work, respect for others, and integrity.

PaYoneer is Now in the Philippines

Payoneer, one of the leading online payment solutions formally opened its office in the Philippines. This is a part of the company’s expansion of operations in the Asia Pacific region.

It is a New York-based global financial services firm that provides payment solutions to Google, Amazon, Upwork, and Airbnb, among others. Its presence in Manila will enable freelancers and SMEs to expand their network.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

ASUS ZenFone 3: A Preview

Eversince its launch last August, almost everyone I know (including me) have been excited about ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL).  Not just because of its great specs (camera included), it also looks very different from its ZenFone 2 predecessor.

The ZenFone 3 is both sleek and classy to look at.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

ROG Masters Philippine Finals

eGamers of all ages had a blast last week during the Philippine Finals of Republic of Gamers (ROG) at the Skydome of SM City North EDSA. The competing teams played DOTA 2 and CS: Go for hours till the winning team for each game was declared winner.

Shell Bike Fair 2016 in Metro Manila

Pilipinas Shell hosted the much awaited Shell Bike Fair 2016 after its successful ran last year. And this year’s bike fair is a grand event to show its appreciation to the 4-million (and still growing) motorcycle community in the Philippines. The Shell Bike Fair 2016 is a series of events in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao and was made possible by Shell Advance, Shell V-Power Nitro+, and Shell Select.

Friday, September 23, 2016

PLDT-Smart Upgrades Smart Wifi in NAIA

PLDT and Smart Communications (Smart) have recently upgraded their connectivity to the Ninoy Aquino International Airpot, thus giving the more than 30 million travelers a carrier-grade wifi experience.

The four NAIA terminals now boasts of a backhaul capacity of up to 1 gigabit per second, providing 3,000 concurrent users of Smart Wifi a seamless digital experience in checking their social media accounts, emails, or keeping connected to home and office while traveling.

"This state-of-art communications infrastructure will help boost the country's tourism industry. Today's travelers are constantly online and rely on mobile apps for information and services that make trips more enjoyable and productive," said PLDT and Smart chairman, president and CEO Manny V. Pangilinan.

Meet Acer's Thinnest Notebook: Aspire S7

Acer, one of the trusted brands when it comes to laptops recently launched is latest innovation, the Aspire S series notebook, which also happens to be the world's thinnest notebook.

This notebook series doesn't only boast of being the thinnest, but it also very appealing, lightweight, and has jaw-dropping specs.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Globe Telecom Goes Full Throttle

Globe Telecom's vision of having a 1st World Internet Connectivity goes on full throttle with its ongoing expansion of network infrastructure and capacities to improve internet experience of its customers.

"Guided by our new purpose of 'treating people right to create a Globe of Good,' the company is aggressively fast tracking a multi-pronged network infrastructure and capacity expansion build to provide our customer a better internet experience," said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu.

Cu said the company's deployment of LTE service using the 700 megahertz (MHz) frequency is now in full swing, adding Globe expects to have around 250 LTE sites by the end of September. According to Cu, the company plans to activate more than 500 LTE sites across the country before the year ends. The LTE sites are in highly urbanized and populated areas and in major business districts that includes Metro Manila, Metro Cebu, and Metro Davao. Cu said that Globe is maximizing the use of the previously idle 700 MHz band in fulfillment of its commitment to the National Telecommunications Commission to improve the overall internet experience of its customers.

Aside from this, the company is also keen to improve its expansion program for its corporate data network to address bandwidth requirement of its enterprise clients as they make use of various data solutions that will improve business efficiency, enhance productivity, and boost competitiveness. Globe is all set to upgrade its corporate sites with the deployment of fiber-optic technology.

And with its vision of having 1st World Internet Connectivity and as part of its efforts to create an internet superhighway nationwide, Globe recently completed the deployment of fiber broadband technology in Binondo, Manila, an initiative that will provide amazing internet experience to the customers in that district. Globe plans to deploy fiber optics in 20,000 barangays by 2020 that will provide ultra-fast internet access to around 2 million homes nationwide.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

PLDT Gabay Guro On its 9th Year: Building the Nation One Teacher At A Time

Gabay Guro was born from a common dream of being a catalyst of change in the lives of teachers and since that fateful day nine years ago, that small group of like-minded PLDT executives are still very much active in their passion to make the lives of teachers more brighter. Gabay Guro has also become the CSR arm under the PLDT-SMART Foundation.

U4U Introduces Miguel Tanfelix as its Ambassador

Kapuso star Miguel Tanfelix was recently introduced by the Commission on Population (POPCOM) as its Celebrity Ambassador for U4U, its flagship program for Filipino teens. 

“This advocacy is all about respect for one’s self,” said 17th-year old Tanfelix. “When a young person uses his or her own strengths and works on his or her own weaknesses, that person earns not only self-respect but also the trust of other people.”

ART EXHIBIT: Boho in a Solo

"An exhibit featuring hippie chic as art."
Ginny Guanco’s figures for her painting exhibit at the Galerie Y in SM Megamall are what can be described as a Bohemian’s rhapsody. The art show, which features all-female subjects, opens on September 15. Of the 32 colorful paintings of women, 26 of these are clad in classic boho chic designs in a bow to the artist’s roots as a full-bloomed flower child in the 70s.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

AirAsia Awards the Grand Winner of AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 Contest

Today is a special day for one lucky AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 finalist because the Grand Winner will be announced via a live photography judging for the six finalists who travelled all the way to Macau to test their creativity and photography skills.

Monday, September 12, 2016

One-of-a-kind venue experience at Globe ICONIC entertainment zone

Wireless audio streaming through Globe Soundplay app and Interactive LED Omega Claw game

The ICONIC store, Globe Telecom’s premiere lifestyle destination, is revolutionizing the Philippine retail and entertainment industry. With the 1st phase of the entertainment facility completed last June, the venue was able to hold successful large scale events such as Green Day’s: American Idiot play, NBA Fit and HOOQ Hangouts.  

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Regine Velasquez: On Being A Super Mom

Super moms are a rare breed of mommies. They play many roles not just in the home but in the workplace and community as well. They are not just the guiding light but is the driving force at home.

Having a lot of responsibility is a tough challenge for songbird and TV host Ms. Regine Velasquez- Alcasid especially now that her son is growing up fast. She exemplifies the modern-day Filipino mom who strikes the balance between her hectic work schedule and her role as a family woman. And thanks to technology, it helped her a lot in taking care of the family’s safety and security even when she is not at home.

Kwentong Jollibee: Heartwarming Stories from Wattpad and Jollibee

Wattpad recently partnered with Kwentong Jollibee for its latest digital campaign. The heartwarming stories developed by Wattpad writers especially for Kwentong Jollibee will surely tug everyone’s hearts. 

Thursday, September 8, 2016

James Reid: A Body Like No Other

Century Tuna has been highlighting that having a fit and healthy body is not just for celebrities on-screen but is achievable for everyone as well. And I'm sure that by now, everyone is familiar with Century Tuna's latest campaign that stars James Reid.

PICC Celebrates Its Ruby Anniversary

A gem like no other.

The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), marked its 40th year with a wonderful celebration at its Reception Hall. Of course, this is not just a typical celebration for PICC which is Asia’s very first international convention center, and also our country’s National Architectural Treasure.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

A Filipina's Take on Beauty and Wellness

There was never a truly comprehensive approach to achieve beauty and wellness in the Philippines. Well, not until the arrival of an ensemble of nutritional supplements from Japan that surely changed Filipinos’ perception of how to accomplish lasting youthfulness, energy and vitality.

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