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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Cat-approved Goodest

Did you know that cats are picky-eaters, too? 

These independent felines tend to be snobbish but once you win their affection, then they are yours for life. Of course, one such way of winning that coveted feline love and loyalty is thru the stomach. And most of the time, if the cat didn't fancy the food that you are offering, they will not eat it. 


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Lenovo's Latest Premium Yoga Devices

Consumers nowadays are always on the lookout for devices that continues to innovate and provide the flexibility and power needed for their own dynamic and hybrid lifestyles. And one such brand that stays true to its commitment to provide smarter technology for all is Lenovo. 

Lenovo recently unveiled its latest generation of premium, ultra-slim Yoga devices. The Lenovo Yoga 2022 lineup features the 14-inch flagship convertible laptop Yoga 9i, Yoga Slim 7i Pro X that enables creation anywhere, anytime and Yoga Slim 7i Carbon that fuses powerful mobility with durable style. 


Friday, September 16, 2022

Highly Anticipated MARVEL SNAP Will Be Available on Mobile & PC Starting Oct. 18

Gamers and Marvel fans alive has something to look forward to as game developer- Nuverse and Second Dinner teamed-up with Marvel Entertainment to create the epic MARVEL SNAP which is set for release on October 18, 2022. 


Thursday, September 15, 2022

HONOR Set To Make Its Mark In The Philippines

Global technology brand HONOR is officially back in the Philippines and is very excited to introduce its array of product line ups. 

Formerly known as being part of Huawei, HONOR is now on independent grounds. And of course, HONOR gets the support of Google.

Consumers are significantly questioning the presence of Google Mobile Services given the remarkable similarities of Huawei and HONOR products. Google's absence has made HONOR and Huawei phones less recommendable to countries who use Google Apps the most. The Philippines is no exception, with almost 90% of smartphone users in the country using Android devices. 


#ExtraGDayEveryday Double Rewards Points for Globe Prepaid Users

It's that time of the year to celebrate #ExtraGDayEveryday with the double the points offer from Globe Rewards. 

No more waiting for months to gather enough Rewards points. Instead, earn twice the number of points for every top-up. This is available to Globe Prepaid and Home Prepaid WiFi customers from September 17-20 and TM users from September 10-11 and 17-18. 

S&R's Exclusive PISO SALE via MetroMart

Are you ready?

Enjoy awesome items and discounts at S&R's PISO SALE, exclusively available via MetroMart App and website This is from September 16-19, 2022, where select items can be purchased for only P1.00 when you order and get it delivered via MetroMart across select branches of S&R. 


Thursday, September 8, 2022

9.9 Watsons Wellness

Shop for health, wellness, and beauty at Watsons 9.9 and enjoy discounts and special deals on your favorite brands and products. Download the app and get up to 50% off on 9.9's super sale deals, flash deals, and stackable vouchers. 


Get Big Discounts When You Buy ASUS Laptop During the 9.9 Mega Shopping Sale on Lazada & Shopee

Enjoy big savings when you purchase ASUS laptops from September 9-11 during the 9.9 Mega Shopping Sale on Lazada and Shopee. ROG fans can even score up to P11,900 discount for every purchase of ROG gaming laptops. 

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Student Meal Ba? Mang Inasal's "Ihaw-Sarap Savers" is Perfect!

Back to school means attending face-to-face classes or hybrid set-up. Either way, students will be getting an allowance again. 

Alas, not every one can enjoy unli-allowance and the struggle is real if you're a student on a budget. Say 'sana ol' no more with these budgeting tips to make most of your allowance:

1. Ilakad mo na lang. If you can walk to school, then do it. Not only it will give you health benefit but the extra cash can come in handy for your next lunch break.

2. Worth it ba? Think thrice before you buy that expensive snack or coffee just because it's 'gram-perfect,' but will eventually leave your wallet empty. 

3. I-budget meal no na yan. It's not 'kahiya' to order budget meal especially when it is both affordable and delicious. 


DITO Has Exciting Treats for Subscribers via Rewards Program

DITO has just ramped-up its Rewards Program by adding lifestyle products to the list of rewards for its loyal customers. Points redeemed can be used for a wide array of lifestyle treats that includes dining, essentials, shopping, gaming, and a whole lot more.


HONOR To Announce Their Latest Devices on September 2 at IFA 2022

With its impressive innovations and upgrades, Global tech brand HONOR is set to announce its latest line of technology at IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany. IFA or Internationale Funkausstellung is Europe's biggest tech exhibit where giant brands like Samsung and Apple often showcase their latest devices for consumers. 


Tuesday, August 30, 2022

PlayPark's Dream Of A New World Begins August 31

Exciting times for gamers as PlayPark's latest mobile RPG Dream of A New World opens its doors today for a Closed Beta Test (CBT) that will run from today, August 31 to September 5, 2022. Those who pre-registered will be able to experience the Beta version of Mulland and explore it with their friends. Do note that there will be a server wipe after the CBT.


Personal Collection: Empowerment Thru Continuous Innovations

Direct selling is not for the faint-hearted but for the chosen few. 

Personal Collection is a homegrown company that produces products that are both functional and sustainable. 

Maricel Villalobos and Erlinda Payoyo shares their inspiring stories about breaking boundaries and rising up from society's expectations. Both are Personal Collection Dealers. 


Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Trinity University of Asia Chosen By Acer and Microsoft to Test Windows 11 SE Tester Program

Trinity University of Asia was singled out by Acer and Microsoft to test Windows 11 SE, a new edition of Windows designed for education that runs on more affordable web-first devices that use essential education apps. 


Monday, August 22, 2022

A Fresh-Look at HONOR's New Intelligent Manufacturing Industrial Park

HONOR, a leading global provider of smart devices recently announced its presence to the Philippines. Aside from smartphones, it was also announced that laptops, wearables, and routers are also being manufacture in the HONOR Intelligent Manufacturing Industrial Park. 


120 Students From APAC Region Joins Huawei Seeds for the Future Digital Bootcamp in Thailand

Huawei formally opened its Asia Pacific Seeds for the Future 2022 program that brings together 120 outstanding students from 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region for a 9-day digital bootcamp in Thailand. The bootcamp which is from August 19-27, has 10 student delegates from the Philippines who will not only learn but will also demonstrate their digital prowess. 


Wednesday, August 17, 2022

PLDT Enterprise X Zoom Aims to Empower PH Businesses with Hybrid Work Solutions

PLDT Enterprise and cloud-based video communications company Zoom Video Communications Inc., have forged a strategic partnership to enable local companies with an enterprise-grade collaboration solution designed to give a better user experience in a hybrid working arrangement. 

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Lenovo Aims to Upskill Youth with Future-Ready Tech Trends

Lenovo partnered with youth organizations across Asia Pacific as it aims to provide future-ready tech skills and access to technology. This was done last August 12, just in time for the observance of International Youth Day 2022. Beneficiary partners include TNS India Foundation, Code Like A Girl in Australia and New Zealand, Waffle in Japan, and Solve Education! in markets across ASEAN including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore. 

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Acer Day 2022: The Green Mark Concert

Acer Day 2022 ambassadors led by P-pop kings SB19 performed to a huge crowd at the SM MOA Arena during The Green Mark Concert. It was a successful event from start to finish and #AcerDay2022 trended both locally and internationally on Twitter and with over 2.4M view on TikTok! 


Are You Prepared for Your Child's Back-to-School Expenses This Year?

As the world moves back to what it was before (pre-pandemic), face-to-face classes are going to be in fashion again, and that means that expenses will double again like tuition fees, school supplies, transportation and meals, among others. For parents and guardians, financial planning is the key in ensuring that these are all well taken cared of. 


I AM POSSIBLE: A PWD Entrepreneurs Fair at Market! Market!

Market! Market! plays host to I AM POSSIBLE - a PWD Entrepreneurs Fair that highlights the talents, skills, and products made by the PWD community. This is a 3-day affair from August 11-13, 2022. 


Sunday, August 7, 2022

#PayWithGCash for Your KDRama Marathon at Viu

GCash, the leading e-wallet app in the country, is bringing you a convenient and hassle-free way of enjoying the latest Asian content anytime and anywhere through Viu, the leading Asia-based OTT video streaming service in greater Southeast Asia. 


Saturday, August 6, 2022

Wellness 8.8 Shopathon Multiverse Sale at Watsons on August 8-15

Watsons will hold its Wellness 8.8 Shopathon Multiverse Sale on August 8-15, 2022 at its 900+ stores nationwide and online delivery channels. Discounts, promos, special deals awaits shoppers. Watch out also for flash deals for as low as P8 throughout the sale period. 


Monday, August 1, 2022

foodpanda Continues to Innovate by Launching pandamart

The growth of e-commerce and the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant uptick in the demand for online grocery delivery services. And with it comes the emergence of a new player that is changing the landscape of grocery shopping and retail commerce and we know it as- dark stores. 

"Dark" stores are generally warehouses used to store products and items that will cater specifically to online grocery shopping. And leading this space is the Asia Pacific and the Philippines in particular is pandamart, powered by foodpanda. 


Newport World Resorts: A New Beginning

The country's premiere lifestyle and entertainment destination, Resorts World Manila (RWM) was recently relaunched as the Newport World Resorts. The rebranding is set to create a new milestone for the company after having integrated the resort concept in the Philippines back in 2009. With Newport World Resorts, expect bigger and newer things to come. 


Make Your Green Mark at Acer Day 2022

Acer Day 2022 will kick-off on August 3 with a manifesto video and will be streamed simultaneously in 16 territories across the Asia Pacific region. This year's theme- Make Your Green Mark, premieres with a collaboration video of 18 Acer Day ambassadors from across the region that includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Acer Day 2022 will feature a manifesto video on August 3, 2022 at 8:00PM (GMT+ 0800). Included in the video are: Pankti Pandey of India, a zero-waste advocate and TEDx speaker; Malaysia's Mei Yan, a top breakfast radio announcer who started an online channel called- Heal The Earth, to raise environmental awareness; Muhammad Pradana Budiarto and Ayudia C, Indonesian musicians and environment patrons who wish to inspire entrepreneurs and start the #SayangBumi (love earth) greener lifestyle. 


Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Introducing Doctrieve, ePLDTs Enterprise Content Management Solution

In a virtual event entitled Metamorphosis: The Future of Content Management Unfolds, ePDS, ePLDT, and Newgen Software have introduced their newest enterprise content management solution Doctrieve. Several executives from the said companies also shared insights on emerging market trends, the product landscape, and the demand for a cloud-based contextual content services (ECM) platform. 

Doctrieve is a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based content management solution designed to systematically direct the end-to-end lifecycle of business content, from origination to disposition. Likewise, it enables the delivery of documents across different channels, addressing the wide-ranging workflow requirements of organizations. 


L'Iguana Commuter Arrives at Banwa Private Island

Banwa Private Island, a gem surrounded by the crystalline Sulu Sea, abundant marine life and coral reefs is definitely a nice place for both adventure and soul-searching. 

Now, you can do more than that at Banwa Private Island as it has welcomed the arrival of world-class Iguana Commuter. This is the most exclusive in the range of yatchts from Iguana, and the first of its kind in Asia. This amphibious boat is your perfect ride to discover idyllic spots and enjoy local activities. 


ASUS ROG Phone 6 Philippine Launch

ASUS' latest King of Gaming Phone ROG Phone 6 was officially introduced to the Philippines last July 23, at the CONQuest Festival. This much-awaited ROG Phone 6 was met with hardcore gamers and tech enthusiasts who were eager to hear more about the local details of the latest version of the king of gaming smartphones. 


Sekaya: A Plant-based Lifestyle

Filipinos have been more careful about their lifestyle choices now especially when it comes to health. If there's something positive that was brought about by the pandemic, then it is the consciousness about prioritizing health and a healthy lifestyle. 

Sekaya, the Filipino plant-based brand under Synnovate, the naturals division of UNILAbB, has been one of the firsts to acknowledge and address this lifestyle shift, as it aims to educate, offer products that fuses tradition and science, and support and give back to nature. 


PhP 1M Prize Pool Awaits Winning Team of Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals

Expect an epic battle at this year's Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals. Teams will battle it out with Dota 2 and Valorant. At stake is the biggest prize pool yet of PhP 1M.

The Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals will take center stage at the SM Mall of Asia Central Atrium on September 17-18. The qualifying team will begin on August 4 for Valorant (other dates are August 11 and 18), and August 7 for Dota 2 (other dates are August 13 and 20). The playoffs will be held on August 31 and September 1 for Valorant and August 29 and 30 for Dota 2. 


Friday, July 22, 2022

Coins.ph and Globe Partnership Aims to Accelerate Cryptocurrency Inclusion

Coins.ph, the Philippines's leading fiat and crypto wallet partners with Globe Telecom to introduce a new offering for its loyalty program, Globe Rewards. Beginning July 20, prepaid and postpaid subscribers can start exchanging rewards points in their new GlobeOne app for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency vouchers redeemable at Coins.ph.


ASUS and ROG Announces Its Cool For School 2022 Promo

Start the school year right as ASUS and ROG Philippines highlights its ASUS/ROG COOL FOR SCHOOL 2022 PROMO. It's the best time to get that ASUS and ROG laptops with exclusive bundle and discount promos. The ASUS/ROG COOL FOR SCHOOL 2022 promotion runs from July 15 to August 31, 2022 so now is your best chance to enjoy amazing freebies such as Epson printers, Zenscreen portable monitors, Marshall Major IV Bluetooth headphones, The North Face and Jansport Bags, ROG Claymore II Modular Keyboards, ROG Chakram X Mice, and even TUF Gaming monitors.


LG Reconnect 2022

The world is changing and hybrid work setups and teleconferencing are really part of the post-pandemic future. With these demands, LG rose to the challenge to address and offer solutions. 

In LG Reconnect, the fruits of LG's labor was finally unveiled to the public recently and held at The Podium Hall. The event was hosted by LG Ambassador Andrei Felix. The event featured a vast selection of LG Commercial Displays, all ready to face the needs of the future today. 


"The whole industry went into upheaval because of the pandemic, so it's crucial to address consumer needs. LG, as expected, went over and beyond to deliver what the market wants," said Ed Kasunuran, Head of Business Solutions at LG. "Today, we will be unveiling some of LG's innovations that showcase new technology that pushes us forward to the future."

Thursday, July 14, 2022

All-New Heineken Silver Philippine Launch

Beer-holics will adore this newest Heineken Silver, specially crafted beer with less alcohol than its predecessors. It has a light and crisp flavor that the new generation of beer drinkers will surely enjoy. 


GeForce RTX PCs and GeForce Esports PCs Launch

Exciting times indeed for gamers as top system builders in the Philippines introduced several new GeForce RTX PCs and GeForce Esports PCs- the purpose-built PCs powered by the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs to deliver the ultimate experience for gamers and creators. PC Express and PC Worx are empowering consumers across the country with more choices to enjoy their gameplay and unleash their creativity. 


Thursday, July 7, 2022

foodpanda @8: Eight Interesting Facts About foodpanda

Food delivery platforms such as foodpanda has been a big help during the lockdowns, and it has continuously providing its service so that its customers will enjoy convenience in the comfort of their homes or workplace. 

As the leading quick commerce digital platform, foodpanda lets you order from your favorite restaurants and shops offering a wide variety of choices- meals, snacks, groceries, and other daily essentials. With 8 years of delivering food and more in the Philippines, life would never be the same without our favorite pink panda brand that has captured the hearts (and tummies) of many Filipinos. But aside from satisfying your cravings, your curiosity will also be captured by these mind-blowing facts about the country's go-to online food and groceries delivery app. 

Here are 8 interesting facts about foodpanda:

1. Pink is the new Orange

Pink is such a lovable panda color and easy to recognize. But did you know that it was originally orange before 2017? The fuschia-pink look is definitely a lot of fun, and clearly shows that foodpanda is ever-growing, expanding, and not afraid to take that big leap to cater to all of your food needs. 

2. Leadership at a crucial time

Transitions are hard enough to begin with, but to do it at the most crucial of times would require exceptional skills- one that Daniel Marogy, managing director of foodpanda Philippines, proved to have when he joined the team a day before the lockdown. "That was a very challenging time for me, but it was made bearable because of the competitive foodpanda team led by the very compassionate leaders and dedicated team members who helped me steer the ship in the right direction."

3. Revolutionizing the food delivery space

foodpanda was the first online delivery service in the Philippines to house all of your favorite restaurants in an app and deliver food right at your doorstep with just a few taps on your mobile phone. Before foodpanda, do you remember how you would collect delivery hotline numbers, so you know who to call when ordering food? Or how frustrating it is that some of your faves are not available for delivery? Now, Ka-Panda riders not only deliver the meals you're craving, but so much more- you can shop for groceries from pandamart, pick-up your ordered food if you're in the area, or enjoy exclusive discounts for dine-in offers from their restaurant partners. 

4. Putting the digital in digital delivery

It's called quick commerce for a reason because in as fast as 30 minutes or even less, your order is already at your door. The reason behind this fast delivery service aside from having a massive fleet of riders, bikers, scooter riders and even walkers, is that foodpanda pioneered the use of internet connection to their vendors. Prior to that, other online food delivery services had to manually use fax and call center agents to relay the orders to the restaurants, so imagine how long it would take. As the first one to automate the ordering process, they definitely transformed the way online food deliveries work so your food will be delivered still hot and fresh- just the way you like it. 

5. Shing the spotlight on dark kitchens

The term dark kitchen might sound scary but it means a delivery-only restaurant. These are food brands that don't have a physical store, just take-out outlets designed to deliver only. For foodies who are tired of eating from the same restaurants, you might want to try foodpanda's concept brands for your next meal. They are present in key cities in Metro Manila and the North Luzon area. 

6. You can never go wrong with pizza and burger

Any time is pizza and burger o'clock! It's probably why these two fast-food staples hold a special in foodpanda's 8-year journey in the country. The very first order to be placed in the app is none other than everyone's OG snack, pizza, while topping the order list in the app are burgers. As the leader in the online food delivery marketplace, foodpanda continues to offer food items that will meet the fast-paced lifestyle and current needs of their customers. 

7. Employee #1 is still with them

Kristine Luneta, who is part of the Commercial team, currently holds the title of foodpanda's longest-tenured employee. Like the company, she is also celebrating her 8th year anniversary with them as employee #1. When asked what made her stay that long, she shared that- "I am drawn to how progressive the mindset is and how connected the people are."

8. FP = For the People

Making a big difference in the community is also part of the company's advocacies. One of the many initiatives they do to nurture and help the communities they serve is the "BuyAnihan Palengke" program, aimed at assisting enterprising Filipinos become resellers of fresh produce sourced directly from local farmers. To date, more than 10,000kg of fresh produce have been sold to consumers at an affordable price through various partnerships with local government units since the program was launched last year. 


For 8 years, foodpanda has been a prominent presence in the digital food space in the Philippines- and they vow to continue to deliver food, groceries, and more for many years to come. 

Time to celebrate with foodpanda's Pau-tastic birthday: be on the lookout for surprises and announcements for special treats made just for you! 


Thursday, June 30, 2022

NBA Hosts First Iconic Shots Challenge in Manila

The National Basketball Association (NBA) hosted the first NBA Iconic Shots Challenge last June 25-26 at the Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. This NBA Iconic Shots Challenge is an immersive basketball experience for fans to attempt select signature shots from the league's landmark 75th Anniversary Season, which concluded with the Golden State Warriors winning their fourth NBA championship in eight years and seventh championship overall. 


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