SKYcable’s Premium Pay-Per-View Options for the Family

Families will once again get an upgrade in their TV entertainment as SKYcable beefs up its roster of pay-per-view offerings every month with fresh-off-the-cinema releases, hit and critically-acclaimed movies, and special live events that subscribers can enjoy in the comforts of their homes. Starting this July, families can enjoy the widest selection of pay-per-view options on high definition like blockbuster movies from Star Cinema and Viva Films on SKY Pay-Per-View Box Office, restored titles on SKY Pay-Per-View Classics, award-winning independent films on SKY Pay-Per-View Critics’ Choice, live or recorded coverages of concerts and special events on SKY Pay-Per-View VIP Access, and live coverage of must-see sports events on SKY Pay-Per-View Sports. “The demand for a wide selection of entertaining content among Filipinos is rising. Entertainment now isn’t just about hit TV shows. Filipinos are looking for engaging world-class content that they can conveniently access at home and SKY Pay-Per-View aims […]

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Catch the Lav Diaz Epic film ‘Hele’ at Home Via Sky Pay-Per-View

With premium entertainment services such as SKY Pay Per View now available, movie aficionados among SKYcable digital subscribers are empowered with the convenience and privilege of a front-row access to topnotch, fresh-off-the-cinema films in the comfort of their own homes and watch these masterpieces at their own pace. Fresh from its cinema run last March, Filipino families will have such privilege as the eight-hour Lav Diaz epic opus “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” starring Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz will be playing exclusively on SKY Critics’ Choice pay-per-view this July. “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” is the much-talked about film of esteemed director Lav Diaz that won the prestigious Silver Bear: Alfred Bauer Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year. It weaves together Filipino revolution, literature, and mythology presented in two stories. One story recalls Gregoria de Jesus’ search for the body of her slain husband, Andres Bonfacio, […]

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Underweight, Stunting Prevalent Among Davao Region children

The 8th national nutrition survey conducted by the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) reveals that 6 out of 10 Filipino households suffer from poor nutrition. Under nutrition hinders mental and physical development while over nutrition leads to obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure. In Davao region, the results of a 2011 DOST-FNRI survey indicate that 20% of children aged 0-5 years old, and 33% of school-age children are underweight for their age. The survey was conducted in Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Compostela Valley. The same survey reveals that stunting, being underheight-for-age, is high among 0-5 year-old and school-age children. The physical condition is an indicator of chronic malnutrition. These nutrition problems often result from poor eating habits, like skipping meals such as breakfast, or having an unbalanced diet, and can lead to poor school and […]

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Action-Packed Entertainment for Dads Via SKY SELECT This June!

As we honor our Dads, Tatay, Papa on Father’s Day this month of June,  SKY makes it easy for us surprise them with an entire month’s access to a special selection of awesome and action-packed channels available via SKY’s value added service, Select. SKY Select gives you the power to choose more channels from a wide range of options to add to your basic SKYcable digital subscription plan – whether it’s movies, sports, kiddie shows, learning, lifestyle, music, news, and even Asian programming. For dads, you can choose a whole variety from sports, outdoor adventure, action movies to comedy and for as low as P20/month. Guaranteed to give dad a thrilling time are sports channels in his selection. You can subscribe to Fox Sports Pack, the world’s biggest sports network and get a chance to catch the opening games of the Wimbledon starting June 28 and the US Open USGA from June […]

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Davao BPI Lifestyle Madness 2016

My favorite bank, The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is once again bringing BPI Lifestyle Madness to Davao City on June 16-19 at the Abreeza Mall Activity Center. The event is a one-stop-shop offering financial solutions and exclusive deals catering to the various needs of the Davaoeños. Following similarly successful legs in key cities in Luzon, Visayas, and other parts of Mindanao, BPI now turns its focus on fast-growing parts of the country to guide families, young urban professionals, and overseas Filipinos in financial decision making.BPI representatives will be offering “Lifestyle Talks” during the event to give the visitors on-the-spot expert advice on achieving their life goals. Aside from BPI’s deposit and investment products, the bank’s Auto Loan, Housing Loan, and Personal Loans will also be offered in this event. To top it all, there will be open-to-all hourly raffle draws and a grand raffle draw on June 19 with gift certificates and great […]

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SKY Football Season Pass HD Features UEFA Euro 2016

Catch the world’s most intense football action in 2016 as SKY Football Season Pass HD features the 15th UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) EURO 2016 this June and July. Starting June 10, avid football fans can score a coveted one month season pass to catch all the action at home and round-the-clock from 24 European teams in the UEFA EURO 2016. France hosts the tournament for the third time and this years’ edition of the quadrennial tournament include to-watch-out for teams such as defending champion Spain, three-time champ Germany, powerhouses England, Portugal, Italy, and France. This year, the usual 16-team format expands to 24 and will see the debuts of teams from Albania, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, and Wales. Two-time champion France opens the UEFA EURO 2016 in a match against Romania. Be sure to watch the thrilling matches all in high-definition on SKYcable from June 11 to July 11. […]

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A. Refinery launches first concept store in Davao City

Audio Refinery Inc., a new player in the Audio and Lifestyle industry, announces the debut of its new retail concept in Metro Manila last April 23, 2016 and now officially launches the next concept store, A. Refinery Davao located at the 2nd Level of Abreeza Mall, one of Ayala Mall’s premiere shopping centers in the city. The store features products under the slogan Lifestyle – Music – Technology. Serving as an experience hub for premium audio and lifestyle, A. Refinery Davao celebrated an official grand launching last Saturday, May 28, 2016. “Perfect for movie buffs, Vinyl and turntable collectors, sports fanatics and any music listener, the A. Refinery creates a completely immersive movie and music experience, as well as other interesting products for almost any profile” said A. Refinery’s sales team. “A. Refinery represents today’s forward thinking of home entertainment, HiFi concepts, portable media all integrated into one retail shop. We […]

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Taxilink: Davao’s Homegrown Taxi App

Over the years, Davao has become famous for having honest cab drivers and commendable passenger experience. To add to this, Davao-owned and operated Southern Maligaya taxi took great effort by developing a mobile taxi application to improve their services in the city. The app is named “Taxilink” , giving users access to the entire R.A Hao Group fleet which includes Orange Cab, Master Cab, Apple Cab, Pacific Cab, Bell Cab, Premier Cab, Visa Cab, SMTI, Mister Cab & Misis Cab. In line with its founders’ vision “to provide the best quality of products and services every Filipino deserves”, the fleet promises to deliver more secured, effective and convenient way through taxi bookings. The management aims to bring more value to the customers through their app by providing a special duo which can offer a free ride in the first few months called the Mister Cab and Misis Cab. The best part of it is, the […]

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SKYcable & HBO Give Awesome Prizes for Funtastic Family Getaway

SKY delighted three of its lucky regional subscribers with an exciting Manila trip via the HBO-sponsored FUNtastic Family Getaway promo. Edwin Bitana of Luzon, Merafe Leyague of Visayas, and Jessielou Gelbolingo of Mindanao won the raffle that included enjoying the perks of getting VIP access to SKY Alive Fair, the industry’s first ever and biggest experiential assembly that showcased SKYcable’s featured shows and characters. They were also treated to a trip to Kidzania Manila, a “play city” built for children in Bonifacio Global City. Bitana expressed his deep gratitude saying the trip was “a birthday gift to my son and a graduation gift to my daughter.” “It was a lot of fun, especially for the kids,” Gelbolingo, who hails from Davao, said. On why they chose to subscribe to SKY, Leyague, who is from Cebu, said, “Because of HBO, which my family loves.” The trip was SKYcable’s way of thanking its subscribers’ unending support in the 25 years […]

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McDonald’s Annual Kiddie Crew Workshop for Summer 2016

  For kids and parents who love McDonald’s, summer is always fun with the annual Kiddie Crew Workshop! Registration is currently on-going so moms and dads, better hurry and sign up your kids in over 400 participating McDonald’s stores nationwide. The Kiddie Crew is McDonald’s flagship family program since 1992 and has been promoting children’s well-being through fun and enriching activities that help them develop skills and make new friends. Kiddie Crew members go through a fun-filled 5-day learning workshop that consists of activities that will help harness their sense of discipline, hard work, teamwork, responsibility, and sharing. They learn what a real McDonald’s crew does at the front counter, drive thru, and they also do other lobby activities like greeting customers. Kids can also look forward to learning how to make the all-time          favorite McDonald’s Cheeseburger, plus enjoy some art sessions    including the new […]

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