Happy Valentine's Day

PayMaya offers a romantic surprise to LRT 2 commuters on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of the most anticipated holidays for couples all over the world. While it is indeed a beautiful day to celebrate your love for your other half, it is also a day dreaded by Filipino commuters as V-Day is expected to generate heavy traffic throughout the metro. To help spread the love and ease a bit of the traffic-induced stress on this day of love, PayMaya Philippines, the digital financial services arm of PLDT and Smart’s Voyager Innovations, offered a romantic treat …

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Ford Valentine's Day Surprise

Ford surprises a few Valentine’s Day unsung heroes with a dream date

COLOGNE, Germany, Feb. 14, 2017 – 1 in 4 waiters acting as modern day cupids, carrying trays instead of bows, have helped customers pop the question. But waiters usually miss out on Valentine’s Day dates themselves – and just as many row with partners about work. Some even quit their jobs rather than miss spending the most romantic night of the year with their loved one, according to a new pan-European survey of waiters, concierges, and bar staff, commissioned by Ford. 1 in 3 try …

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Janine Gutierrez, James Deakin grace Petron Corporation’s ‘HTP’ line launch

Petron Corporation introduced their newest roster of fluids and lubricants to beat the extreme heat that causes significant wear down to our vehicles. Along with the HTP lineup, Petron officially launched Janine Gutierrez to grace their 2017 calendar. Also present at the launch were guests from the media and motoring industry, including guest host and famous car enthusiast James Deakin. After a quick briefing, Janine waved James into the ceremonial first drive to whet everyone’s excitement. Then, the race was on! When the dust had …

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Delight in a gastronomic experience by Chef Laudico at the enchanting Palazzo Verde this Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is looming in the horizon and everyone is once again giddy with excitement at the thought of spending the day of love with a special someone, friends and family. With all the dizzying choices that abound on this special day, it is always best to go for an evening with soothing melodies, and a different kind of gastronomic experience. This year, Palazzo Verde, located along Daang Reyna, Vista Alabang, Las Piñas City, makes the day of lovers, friends and family more memorable than …

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Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable with Elisha Lawrence

ABS-CBN’s Anti-Piracy Head Elisha Lawrence to Speak at Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable in San Francisco on March 9

DALY CITY, CA (January 31, 2017) – Consero, which brings senior executives together to build relationships and gain insights through uniquely intimate networking and learning opportunities by way of conferences, announced recently that it is holding its “Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable” on March 9, 2017 at the historic five-star Fairmont San Francisco atop Nob Hill. Among the Faculty Members of said conference is Elisha Lawrence, ABS-CBN International Assistant Vice President for Global Anti-Piracy & Content Security. Lawrence will be part of the roundtable …

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tfc_U Talks

FilAm speakers AJ Rafael, Roslynn Cobarrubias and Chef Charleen Caabay to inspire, connect and empower college students with personal success storiesin “tfc_U Talks”

DALY CITY, CA, Jan. 26, 2017 – Following the very enthusiastic reception from San Francisco Bay Area university students and the officers of the Philippine Consulate General of San Francisco which hosted the first talk on November 12, 2016, the team behind tfc_U Talks revealed huge plans to reach out to Filipino American university students across the U.S. in 2017. Starting February 4, Saturday, tfc_U Talks — a series of informative and interactive discourses and discussions organized by ABS-CBN International’s TFC that is designed to …

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Coca-Cola 5by20 Artisans present 65th Miss Universe candidates with upcycled neckpieces

Batangas, January 19, 2017 – Beautifully handcrafted neckpieces by the Artisan Women of Tondo made from upcycled Coca-Cola pull tabs recently took center stage during one of the preliminary events for the 65th Miss Universe Pageant. The artisan women presented each candidate with her very own neckpiece during a sunset cruise around Manila Bay and a dinner at the exclusive Pico de Loro Cove at Hamilo Coast in Batangas. Beyond the glitz and glamour that surrounds the prestigious Miss Universe event is its heart – …

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Chit Guerrero and Fr. Nilo Tanalega join the Global Bayaning Pilipino 2014 winners during the 20th anniversary gala of TFC

ABS-CBN and TFC, together with Ugat Foundation make the final call for nominations for unsung heroes of our time in South Korea and Qatar

Quezon City, Philippines (January 24, 2017) – Gawad Geny Lopez Jr., Bayaning Pilipino Awards, the search for modern day heroes, makes a final call for nominations after its launch in South Korea and Qatar in the last quarter of 2016. Deadline for nominations is set on February 15, 2017. Inspired by a story of an overseas Filipino (OF) who died saving her ward in Hong Kong, the search for unsung heroes was launched by ABS-CBN Chairman Emeritus Eugenio “Geny” Lopez Jr. or Kapitan as he …

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Buddha-Bar Manila celebrates 5th anniversary – “Cabaret Night”

Makati City—January 23, 2017—Buddha-Bar Manila, a world-class bar that offers fine dining and entertainment experience, will celebrate its 5th anniversary with an evening of spectacular entertainment, heart-stopping music, exquisite wine, and non-stop dancing on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The event dubbed “Cabaret Night” will feature live performances by the Silk Band, Can-Can Dancers, and Buddha-Bar’s Resident DJ Joseph Alturas. Former Myx VJ and Kulay Band member, Angel Jones will host the evening of festivities, which also coincides with the celebration of the Year of the …

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Vivo launches the V5 Plus smartphone

Vivo officially unveiled its flagship phone, the Vivo V5 Plus, last Saturday, January 21, at the SM Mall of Asia. The phone aims to deliver the perfect selfie with its 20-megapixel dual front-facing camera—a first for any mobile phone. Marketed as the perfect selfie phone because it’s equipped with the most advanced selfie technology. The Vivo V5 Plus is the world’s first ever dual front-facing cameras. The front camera boasts a 20-megapixel IMX376 and co-engineered with Sony. The secondary camera is an 8-megapixel camera and …

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