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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Sanofi's Power To Love Yourself Completely

Sanofi Philippines held an Instagram Live just in time to celebrate International Self Care Day. The live event called "Power to Love Yourself Completely" discussed topics related to self care. Sanofi guests includes: Michelle Aventajado of MommaNManila, and Lynn Pinugo,  Co-founder and CEO of She Talks Asia.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Globe and the Ayala Group of Companies Gives Essential Aid to PGH Covid-19 Frontliners

As a show of appreciation and support for the continuous efforts for healthcare workers who tirelessly remain at the forefront of the country's battle against Covid-19 pandemic, Globe and the Ayala Group of Companies endorsed additional cash, connectivity, and in-kind donations to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). 

Lenovo's Latest ThinkStation P350 Desktop Workstations for the Entry-Leve

Lenovo recently announced the next generation of its family of entry-level desktop workstations- the ThinkStation P350 Tower, Small Form Factor (SFF) and Tiny. This trio of workstations hosts a technology upgrade- each one is equipped with support for PCle Gen 4 for faster access to cutting-edge storage technologies, as well as enhanced professional graphics support. This latest generation of desktop workstations becomes Lenovo's most powerful entry-level offering and delivers a complete package of size options that can scale across a variety of industries and their respective workflows. From engineering and architecture, to finance, STEM/higher education and medical, these new desktop workstations offer versatile, flexible and ISV-certified performance at whatever size is best suited for users' needs and working environment. 

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Monday, July 26, 2021

SM and DFA Signs Agreement for Consular Services in CDO

SM Supermalls and The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has signed a five-year deal to make available to the public the consular services in Cagayan De Oro last July 2. The signing was helf at the MAAX Building in Pasay City and was attended by SM Supermalls President Steven Tan, SM Supermalls SVP for Operations Bien Mateo, DFA Civilian Security & Consular Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay, DFA Consular Affairs Officer-In-Charge Senen Mangalile , and DFA CDO and Aseana executives who attended virtually. 

Sunday, July 25, 2021

mWell: A Fully Integrated Health & Wellness App

The launch of mWell, an all-in-one app that transforms the digital health care ecosystem is a milestone for Metro Pacific Investments Corporation. The app was carefully developed for the Filipino's holistic well-being, providing professional consultations, wellness programs, products and delivery services. 

ASUS Philippines and Edukasyon.Ph Launches Programs for Education Ecosystem

ASUS Philippines recently launched its ASUS Education Partnership Program with The program aims to assist the education sector to better equip and prepare them with the ongoing digital transformation of schools in the Philippines.

Last July 8, 2021, ASUS Philippines hosted a live webinar wherein topic was focused on ASUS education solutions, proper hosting and managing of learning management systems (LMS) and a new program from ASUS that helps in bridging schools to have better access in modern technology. 

Saturday, July 24, 2021

BDO and Huawei Partners for Inclusive Financial Services for Filipinos

Filipinos are savvy internet users and spend more time on the web than other nationalities. With an average of being online for 11 hours each day as compared to the global average of just six hours, there's no denying that the Philippines is the perfect environment to develop digital economy through Financial Technology (FinTech).

Best-selling realme 8 5G now available via postpaid plans starting P999 per month

realme, the country’s number 1 smartphone brand for Q1 2021, recently made available its best-selling midrange 5G innovation: the realme 8 5G, via postpaid plans with leading telcos Globe Telecom and Smart Communications. 

Launched in June, the realme 8 5G is the brand’s latest 5G-ready offering in line with its commitment to make 5G technology and connectivity available to as many Filipinos as possible across the nation. With next-generation 5G technology, impressive speed, and no-compromise functionality, the realme 8 5G sets a new standard for 5G-capable smartphones in the mid-range category. 

Powered by the Dimensity 700 processor, the realme 8 5G comes packed with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Screen with up to 600 nits of brightness and 90Hz refresh rate, and a 5000mAh massive battery with 18W Type-C quick charge and 5G Power Saving. It also boasts a 48MP Nightscape Camera and a 16MP Primary Camera with AI Beauty Selfie functionality. In addition, it features a  3-Card SIM Tray that supports the use of 2 SIM cards and a dedicated micro-SD card slot expandable up to 1TB. 


The realme 8 5G comes in two colors: Supersonic Blue (pictured) and Supersonic Black.

The realme 8 5G (8GB+128GB) will be available via postpaid offers from leading telcos Globe Telecom and Smart Communications for as low as P999 per month with minimal cash-out. 

With Globe Postpaid, the realme 8 5G is available at Plan 999. This comes with 5GB of data, Unli All-Net Texts, and Unli All-Net Calls or Calls to DUO and Landline. It also comes with FREE 3GB of GoWiFi, FREE KonsultaMD (Individual Subscription), and FREE GInsure (3 months COVID-19 coverage from Singlife). 

On the other hand, the realme 8 5G will be available through Smart Signature, also at Plan 999. This comes with 5GB of data, Unli All-Net Texts, Unli All-Net Calls and 50 mins Calls to PLDT. 

For more info and updates on the realme 8 5G, follow realme Philippines on Facebook at, @realme_PH on Twitter, and @realmephilippines on Instagram. #CaptureInfinitePossibilitiesWith5G #realmePH

Huawei, JMC Ink ICT Deal for 5th Industrial Revolution

Jose Maria College (JMC) and Huawei inked an agreement last July 6, 2021 to pursue the fifth industrial revolution. The partnership aims to provide students with the most modern educational tools such as Virtual Laboratories, state-of-the-art Learning Management Systems (LMS), Virtual Reality, Smart Campus, among others. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Introduces USDC, Chainlink, and KNC, the Philippines' leading blockchain digital wallet has introduced three new cryptocurrency tokens: USDC, Chainlink, and Kyber Network Crystal (KNC) starting July 16, 2021. customers can buy, sell, and store these three new tokens directly using the app.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

PayMaya x Petron Promotes Cashless Transactions with 1-year Free Fuel Giveaway

Industry leader Petron Corporation is giving away a one-year supply of fuel to three lucky winners in celebration of reaching 1,000 stations equipped with PayMaya QR. Petron’s tie-up with PayMaya is fueled by its commitment to promote safety and convenience at its service stations through innovative cashless technologies.

AXA Philippines: My Life Choice

It's been more than a year since the Covid-19 pandemic created a big change in our lives and as we have survived and moving onto this "new normal," we must not lose sight of our goals even after the pandemic is over. It can be as simple as preparing for retirement, starting a business, saving up for your family's future, or some goals you want to achieve in life.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Huawei ICT Academy: Learning Beyond the Classroom

"New Value Together, Win Together."

Huawei Philippines has recently recognized the significant contributions and exemplary performance of its industry and academic partners by giving the ICT Talent Partner of the Year 2020 award to STI College, which has the highest number of students passing the Huawei certifications offered by Huawei ICT Academy.

Friday, July 16, 2021

mWell, PH's First Fully Integrated Health and Wellness App

mWellis an all-in-one app designed for health and lifestyle that makes healthcare accessible at the touch of a fingertip. 

This soon to be launch app by the Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation (MPHTC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation. 

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Reader's Digest 2021 List of Most Trusted Brands in the Philippines

The world was turned upside down because of the pandemic last year but despite the challenges and the risks that comes with the ongoing pandemic, everyone has seem to embrace the changes that comes with it and has since adapted to what is called the "new normal."

With these in mind, Reader's Digest Asia has recognized the Most Trusted Brands in Asia for 2021. Different brands from across the region are being recognized for their unrelenting commitment to win the trust and loyalty of their most valued consumers.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Huawei's Seeds for the Future Program 2.0

Last July 8, Huawei announced its Seeds for the Future Program 2.0, a US$150 million investment in digital talent with a scope of five years. The program will benefit more than 3 million additional people.

Huawei recently held a "Tech & Sustainability: Everyone's Included" forum, co-hosted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Representatives from Huawei, IUCN, the World Economic Forum, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Global Enabling Sustainability (GeSI), and Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) participated to discuss the role of technology in driving sustainability and building a more inclusive, eco-friendly world.

The UNICEF and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has reported in 2020 that about 2.2 billion people aged 25 years and below lack internet connections in their homes.

Huawei's Chairman, Liang Hua, speaks at the Tech & Sustainability: Everyone's Included forum

"Digital skills and literacy are not just the foundation for the digital economy; they are also a basic human right defined by the United Nations," said Huawei's Chairman Liang Hua at the forum. "Today we are announcing Huawei's Seeds for the Future Program 2.0. As part of our commitment to continuously developing talent, we will invest US$150 million in this program over the next five years and help college students and young people improve their digital skills. This program is expected to benefit more than 3 million additional people."

Huawei Releases 2020 Sustainability Report- Tech for Good: Sustainable Social Development with ICT

In line with the annual sustainability report released for 13 consecutive years, Huawei has released its 2020 Sustainability Report. The 2020 report explains the major progress Huawei has made over the past year towards its four strategies of sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem.

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained global education and healthcare systems in a way that the world has never seen. With this, the company began to utilize its innovative ICT solutions to provide equal access to quality education and healthcare resources to people across different regions as it plays its part in the fight against the pandemic.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Monday, July 5, 2021

GCash Strengthens Partnership with the Public Sector to Promote Digital Financial Inclusion for All

To fast-track economic recovery amid the pandemic, public and private sectors must unite and work together to achieve a more inclusive financial ecosystem for all Filipinos. This is the vision behind "One with the Nation: Forging Public-Private Partnerships Towards Digital Inclusion in the Philippines," a webinar organized by GCash in collaboration with various national government agencies and local government units (LGUs).

realme 8 5G Phones Sold-out Within Hours After Official Launch

Officially unveiled via a special livestream last June 24, realme 8 5G was sold-out within the first few hours of its exclusive Shopee launch. Aside from that, sales was also high from realme stores and partner dealers nationwide. 

ASUS Partners with Microsoft for Windows 11 Upgrade

ASUS recently announced its partnership with Microsoft to ensure users of new and existing ASUS PCs to be primed right in time for the launch of Windows 11 as soon as it becomes available.

From today, all newly-purchased ASUS Windows 10 devices that are featured on our upgrade list, along with many existing eligible ASUS Windows 10 devices, will quality for an upgrade after Windows 11 is released. As an example, both existing users and new purchasers of Zenbook Pro Duo OLED (UX582), Zenbook Duo 14 (UX482), Zenbook Flip 13 OLED (UX363) and Zenbook 13 OLED (UX325) models will all be eligible for an upgrade to Windows 11.

Other ASUS models that is shipped with Windows 10 will also quality for a free upgrade to Windows 11, including ProArt Studiobook, Zenbook and Vivobook lapatops, ROG Strix, ROG Zephyrus and ROG Flow gaming laptops and TUF Gaming laptops and desktops. Many ExpertBook laptops and ExpertCenter desktops will also be eligible, along with many Zen AiO models and ASUS Mini PCs.

Rollout plan for the upgrade is being finalized and is scheduled to begin late in 2021 and continue into 2022. Specific timing will vary by device.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Museo Pambata's Bahay Pukyutan Playground

Museo Pambata Foundation Inc., recently blessed its new playground space called Bahay Pukyutan. The blessing which took place last June 24, coincided with the commemoration of Manila Day. The playground features living and learning spaces for children and adults that emphasize the connection and importance of our environment and the natural world.

Acer's Learn from Home Program

Popular laptop brand Acer introduces Learn from Home Program that entitles consumers up to P8,000 off on laptops, monitors, and projectors. You can even get a free Acer tablet (on select models) from June 16 to July 18, 2021. Predator gaming laptops, desktops, and AOPEN monitors will also be up for grabs with discounts up to P40,000 and a free gaming chair (on select models).

C the Best of You Launch with New TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Series

TECNO Mobile, the premium smartphone brand is set to launch the all-new Camon 17 Series. "C the Best of You" highlights the phone's clearest selfie camera that is designed for photo enthusiasts, influencers, content creators, and anyone who simply loves to take beautiful self-portraits.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Be A Pro with ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED

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Today, another member of the ASUS ZenBook Line-up arrives in the Philippines. The All-New ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED, perfect for creative professionals, now features an evolved Tilting ScreenPad Plus introducing AAS Plus with a new hinge design. This improved ergonomic angle and a brightness on the 2021 ScreenPad Plus helps prevent screen reflections and improves the touchscreen experience. The ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo bags a powerful up to Intel Core i9 processor with NVIDIA RTX 3070 graphics. It also highlights a 15.6” 4K UHD OLED HDR main display that is PANTONE® Validated for professional-grade color accuracy and TÜV Rheinland-certified for eye care. It also has a unique feature of Adobe Control Center that has an Intuitive customizable control for Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Lightroom Classic. 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

More Than 350 Stores at PayMaya Mall

PayMaya leads in powering the digital lifestyle of Filipinos as it expands its PayMaya Mall feature to over 350 trusted brands in food, groceries, beauty, fashion, and many more - the widest list of mobile shopping choices available via any e-wallet today.  

Acer Unveils The Latest Predator Orion and Nitro Gaming Desktops

Acer unveils its latest Predator Orion 3000 and Nitro 50 gaming desktops. Both ranges have been updated with 11th Gen Intel Core or AMDY Ryzen 5000 series processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs, among other enhancements.

The 18th CMA Awards Captures the Essence of Bayanihan Spirit

The Filipino "Bayanihan Spirit," took center stage at the 18th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) recently. The award giving body gave its nod to ten Filipino microentrepreneurs. 

This year's winners were picked by distinguished members of the business and financial community led by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno and Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed.

Watch Out For the Second Round of TECNO Mobile Livestream of June 25

After the success of the first POVA 2 and Mobile Legends Bang Bang live stream event earlier this month, the partnership is back with more exciting prizes to be won. Stay tuned for the live stream on TECNO Mobile's Facebook Page on June 25 at 6 PM.

Are You Vaccinated? Jollibee Group Offers 10% Discount to Vaccinated Customers

Avail of a 10% discount when you dine at Jollibee, Chowking, Mang Inasal, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Burger King, Panda Express, and PHO24 only if you will show your vaccination card upon ordering food. This is to treat to welcome back vaccinated customers who are dining in. This promo is available from June 1 to August 31, 2021. 

Sunday, June 20, 2021

First Time Parents Nico and Solenn Bolzico Teaches Tili to Love Water

Having an adventurous lifestyle, first time parents Nico Bolzico and Solenn Heussaff are slowly introducing their one-year old daughter Tili, to grow up as active and adventurous as themselves.

Globe Studios Continue to Cater to Filipino's Evolving Needs

Globe Studios, Globe's entertainment production company, provides fresh content and innovated its platform to cater to the changing and growing needs of its consumers.  

Globe Studios Head Quark Henares shared that going along such direction allows the group greater flexibility in its content offerings, especially in this time of great uncertainty. "We had to pivot. We're primarily a movie studio, so our focus was films for theaters. Because they're closed for the foreseeable future we tried doing other things like a YouTube series (Gaya sa Pelikula) and podcasts (Ang Walang Kwentang Podcast, Endsalte)."

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Happy 9th Anniversary Grab

Grab, Southeast Asia's leading super app, celebrates its 9th Anniversary in the Philippines with- "Manyversary: The Anything and Everything Sale," which runs from June 21 to July 4, 2021. Amazing discounts and promos of up to 70% will be given to subscribers across Grab's wide range of services.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Midea, Home-Friendly Appliance Solutions

There are so many things to consider when buying appliances for the home. It is always a good idea to choose something that goes beyond aesthetics. 

This is exactly what Midea, the world's largest producer of major appliances, is aiming for in developing its products. According to Philip Fargas Tragapa, CEO and General Manager of Concepcion Midea Inc. Philippines, the company behind Midea in the Philippines, the brand's promise is to provide surprisingly-friendly home solutions and it has recently launched its motto- "Make Yourself at Home."

Experts Gave Tips on How to Reduce Stress and Limit WFH Tension

To touch on the growing cases of common headaches, research-oriented pharmaceutical company, HI-Eisai Pharmaceutical Inc., gathered medical experts to tackle the bits and pieces of the matter in a free-for-all webinar titled “Madalas na Sakit ng Ulo? Huwag Balewalain, Pag-Usapan Natin!” hosted by celebrity mom and television host, Suzi Entrata-Abrera. 

5 Ways to Celebrate Father's Day with Your Dad

Because the best gift you can give your dad this June is your time.



The experiences we share with our loved ones are forever. 

This Father’s Day, there is no better way to show your love for your dad than taking a few hours out of your busy schedule to catch up on each other’s lives, have fun, and just bond. 

Monday, June 14, 2021

GCash x AirAsia Partnership

As the effects of the pandemic eases and the government relaxes community quarantine restrictions to 
allow Filipinos to travel more, GCash, the country’s no. 1 mobile wallet app, and Airasia, the world’s 
best low-cost airline and Asean’s growing superapp, has announced their timely partnership to deliver 
safety and convenience to travelers when paying for their flight, hotel bookings and travel retail items.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

TECNO Mobile’s One of a Kind Gaming Live Stream Delivers Power-Packed Fun and Prizes


TECNO Mobile’s recently concluded Power Your Game live stream was a hugely successful event, making true of its promise to deliver power-packed fun and overflowing prizes. Streamed live on the TECNO Mobile Facebook Page last June 5th, in partnership with popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), the one-of-a-kind online event garnered over 30k live views, a viewership milestone that surpasses all previous livestream events from the brand. After only a few days since the event date, the live stream has already been viewed to almost 2M times on Facebook. 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Care Tips for That Fresh Makeup Look

Self-care and looking good are important especially for girls, and even if we are confined at home due to the pandemic, dolling-up daily is not a bad idea. Here are some make-up routine hacks from Ever Bilena:

Tip #1 

Brighten your face to look fresh and natural all day. Cop the dewy- au naturel look by applying the Sculpt and Strobe Stick highlighter on your cheekbones, below the brow line, bridge of nose, center of forehead, chin, and temples. The highlighter in Medium shade gives a silver-colored sparkle that's perfect for fair skin, while the Deep shade in warm champagne-colored highlighter puts the best facial assets of ladies with morena skin. This highlighter really makes your face radiate.

Friday, June 4, 2021

Lenovo Launches IdeaPad Lineup with Two New Smart Notebooks

Lenovo is launching the newest IdeaPad notebooks designed to enable users with elite performance even while at home. Encased in an Ultrathin and compact frame, the new IdeaPad Slim 3i and IdeaPad Slim 5i Pro are powered by the latest processors and better memory storage configurations for a smarter technology experience for all.

Up to 50% Off on realme Smartphones at realme's 6.6 Mid-Year Sale

Expect great discounts from realme this coming 6.6 Mid-Year Sale on Lazada and Shopee. Beginning 12MN on June 6, realme will be offering up to 50% off on realme's smartphones, audio products, and other TechLife offerings.

XTREME Appliances Slowly Conquers A Spot at Filipinos Hearth and Home

Sun Group of Companies (SGC), a business empire that has stake in real estate, buy-and-sell or properties, consumer electronic goods, construction supplies, hotels and malls, made its presence known especially this year, 2021. 

"SGC aims to be the company for Filipinos. We want to provide excellent and outstanding products and services accessible to everyone," said Richard Lim, CEO and President of SGC. 

Acer Announces Newest Swift X Notebook

Acer recently introduced the Swift X, the latest member of its Swift line of notebooks. This is an ultra-portable and thin-and-light laptop that has an AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processor with "Zen 3" architecture and the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPUs.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Free Covid-19 Insurance for PayMaya Users

Staying fit and healthy is on everyone's mind nowadays and having an insurance is an added bonus especially that we are still in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic. Pioneer Insurance teamed-up with PayMaya to provide its users FREE COVID-19 plus Personal Accident insurance coverage for 1-month worth P150,000 when they use their PayMaya account for cashless transactions between May 5 to June 30, 2021.

All-New Powerful POVA 2 For Gamers Goes on Pre-sale Starting June 5

Be the first to own the latest POVA 2 by TECNO Mobile, as it goes on pre-sale beginning June 5 to 11, 2021. This phone is a must for gamers and game enthusiasts as it it packed with amazing features.

Farmers' Produce Organic Market at SM Supermalls from June 3 to July 25

Farmers' Produce, SM Supermall's organic market caravan is back at The Podium and SM Aura Premier from June 3 to July 25. It offers fresh produce and farm-to-table experience for mall-goers.

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