PLDT, Smart, TV5 and Solar converge to bring the ultimate Miss Universe 2016 experience to more Filipinos

MANILA, January 12, 2017 – Leading Philippine telco and digital services provider PLDT and mobile leader Smart Communications together with broadcast station TV5 bring the much anticipated Miss Universe 2016 closer to Filipinos everywhere through the country’s most extensive and robust fixed line and wireless networks. In partnership with the Miss Universe Organization and official Philippine broadcast partner of Miss Universe 2016 Solar Entertainment, the PLDT Group will enable the best viewing experience of the pageant in the Philippines through its various terrestrial and digital …

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10 Holiday Gifts Ideas for Travelers and Trendsetters

The most wonderful time of the year is here! However, the holiday cheer may also mean jam-packed malls and heavy traffic around the metro. Don’t let the holiday rush ruin your Christmas spirit by shopping online. Choose from a wide selection of products for every budget at Takatack, Lazada, Zalora, and other online marketplaces by using PayMaya. To make your holiday shopping even easier, PayMaya has rounded up a list of fashionable and functional gift ideas to impress the travel junkie or style maven in …

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GMA Network wins TV Station of the Year in PMAP’s Makatao Awards for Media Excellence

GMA Network Inc. (GMA) continues its winning streak this year as it won several citations at the 6th People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Makatao Awards for Media Excellence, including the TV Station of the Year Award. In a ceremony held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on November 23, GMA took home one of the top awards that night, repeating its peat from last year when it also won as Best TV Station. In giving GMA the award, PMAP recognized the Network’s outstanding contribution …

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Christmas is just around the corner!

Manila, Philippines | November 2016 – Do you ever get excited for Christmas whenever you hear Christmas jingles once the “ber” months kick in? If you just answered yes to that, you’re in luck because SM Home is just as excited as you are and they are here to help you decorate your place just the way you like it! Bond with your families as you set up and decorate your own Christmas trees and homes! If you want something different this Christmas, try going …

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Celebrate the holidays with a luxury ride from Pilipinas Shell

The holidays are fast approaching, and a great way to celebrate is to reward yourself with a lavish gift that would surely get you pumped up to take on more exciting journeys in the coming year. Pilipinas Shell is taking your everyday trips to the next level by giving away luxurious rides this Christmas season. From November 4, 2016 to January 31, 2017, one of six luxury vehicles from BMW can be yours through special raffle draws to be conducted live in selected Shell stations …

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Maine Mendoza’s “kiss” wins in Asian Banker Country Awards

BDO Unibank has won the Best Social Media Initiative award in the recently concluded Asian Banker Country Awards for its “Project Kiss” campaign that featured one of its celebrity endorsers — phenomenal star Maine Mendoza. The campaign, anchored on the message “Abot ang Pangarap ‘pag BDO ang Kausap”, was a social media megahit, with the video reaching more than 5.6 million Facebook users since its launch in March this year. “BDO effectively took advantage of the social media to advertise and market its products. One …

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Carrier Philippines launches energy-efficient Air Conditioning for the family with the New Carrier Crystal Inverter

When it comes to choosing appliances for the house, it’s already a non-negotiable to choose one that not only provides comfort and convenience, but also one that gives big electricity savings. Making such a decision will help home-owners save money so they can focus on the more important things in life: their family. The same principle applies to air conditioners. Carrier Philippines makes choosing easieras they launch the Carrier Crystal Inverter, its latest iteration in its impressive lineup of High Wall Split-Type air conditioners that …

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Pro tips for travel selfies worth sharing

Whether it’s a day hike up Pico de Loro or a few days touring Angkor Wat in Cambodia, travel is always the perfect time for selfies. But any selfie won’t do if you want to capture the grandeur of the great outdoors from atop a mountain, or those ancient ruins choked by overgrown banyan trees—with you included in the shot, of course. Travel selfies are as much about the place as they are about you. Otherwise, you don’t get to show proof of how awesome …

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Bridestory teams up with Tirtha Bridal to make your dream destination wedding come true

MANILA, PHILIPPINES | 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Bridestory, the leading online wedding marketplace in Southeast Asia, in collaboration with Tirtha Bridal presents #AGoodBeginning, a regional online wedding competition for brides-to-be in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Through this competition, participants are encouraged to share their love stories and explore their dream wedding ideas through photos and captions on their Instagram accounts. One bride-to-be with an inspiring love story and unique wedding concept will win the grand prize – which is an exquisite wedding package …

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OPPO is now 2nd bestselling smartphone brand in PH

German-based market research organization GfK reported that OPPO is now the second bestselling smartphone brand in the ASEAN’s fastest growing mobile market, the Philippines. GfK’s latest survey showed that OPPO increased its market share from 3.2 percent in July 2015 to 8.6 percent in July 2016, more than double its share from last year. The smartphone brand also rose from third spot in June 2016 at 8.5 percent, to second last July. “Our increasing shares show how we are able to capture what Filipinos want …

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