The winning families of the FUNtastic getaway promo with SKY executives at SKY Alive

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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Transfast launches money transfer services from Philippines to the world

Transfast, a leading global money transfer and payments solutions company, has introduced money transfer services from the Philippines to many countries including the US, Canada, UAE, India and China. Customers will be able to send funds to the listed countries, from any of the 6,000 locations throughout the Philippines which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The announcement was made at a Press conference held today in Manila. Transfast is known worldwide for providing instant deposits and instant cash, and the new service announced today further expands its services. “In an increasingly mobile global population, customers are seeking convenient access to money transfer services, wherever they work and live,” says Samir Vidhate, Director – EMEAA, Transfast. “The flow of remittances is important to the health of the global economy and sending funds overseas is, for many, a fundamental means of ensuring the financial security of businesses and families alike.” […]

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SKYbroadband’s Fast Speed, Low-Priced Plans With Free HD Cable TV!

SKYbroadband’s going faster and is priced lower than ever with free HD cable TV subscription thrown in! Internet savvy subscribers can now enjoy high-speed, reliable internet access and fastest access to widest content with this limited offer. Package plans range from 25Mbps up to 300Mbps, and they now include FREE cable TV subscription plus a FREE SKY On Demand box that lets you access a wide array of movie choices ranging from drama, action, suspense, and comedy straight from your TV. Now that SKY brings these versatile plans with faster speeds at reduced price plus freebies to up the ante, your need to stay connected, surf all day and watch your favorite local and international TV shows and series is always satisfied. Areas of coverage include Makati, Mandaluyong, Paranaque, Pasay, Pasig, Quezon City, San Juan, Alabang in Metro Manila, plus Cebu, Davao and Laguna. It will be rolled out in more SKYbroadband areas in […]

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Safeguard Raises Hands for Hygiene during Global Handwashing Day

Procter & Gamble Philippines, through Safeguard, takes Global Handwashing Day to the next level. “Itaas ang iyong mga kamay!!” (Raise your hands) The world celebrated the 8th Global Handwashing Day (GHD)  last OCTOBER 15. It was the brainchild of  the Global Private-Public Partnership for Handwashing in 2008 to increase awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap. Here in the Philippines, Procter and Gamble (P&G), through its flagship soap brand Safeguard, is not only one of the founding members of this partnership, but also continues to be a key advocate of GHD. This year was no different as Safeguard Philippines brought this annual celebration simultaneously to three major cities: Manila, Cebu and Davao. Here in Davao, me and my other blogger friends became part of the celebration as we trooped to Buhangin Central Elementary School to join the kids, parents and teachers . This year’s local theme “Linis Lusog sa Global Handwashing Day” focused […]

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Kapamilya Shows Now in High Definition (HD) on SKY Cable

As it continues to celebrate 25 fruitful years in the Philippine cable industry this year, SKY is bringing another innovative experience into every Filipino home. SKYcable and Destiny Cable subscribers can now enjoy top-rating ABS-CBN programs in clear, crisp High Definition (HD)! ABS-CBN HD is the first and only free-TV channel to air in High Definition in the Philippines. Launched last October 3, 2015, ABS-CBN HD provides SKYcable and Destiny Cable “kapamilyas” a chance to witness their favorite shows in a fully realistic visual experience. “Bawat kislap ng mata, bawat patak ng luha, bawat tension, at bawat emosyon” will be seen, heard, and felt by every member of the family to enjoy close to real-life TV entertainment. Join talented child performer, Jana Agoncillo in “NingNing” in ABS-CBN’s noontime block. Feel the drama and the comedy in HD as NingNing faces day-to-day life challenges. Catch your favorite afternoon series with “Doble […]

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NCCC Opens 8th Choice Mart Store in Bajada

Choice Mart by NCCC further expands its reach to loyal patrons with the opening of its 8th branch in Bajada (also known as J.P. Laurel Avenue) across Victoria Plaza mall on October 17. Choice Mart opens its doors daily from 9am-10pm, serving residents of Dona Vicenta Village, Obrero and the nearby areas. It will also provide convenience to professionals who work at Landco Building and Pryce Tower nearby. Those that are pressed for time may opt to have their groceries delivered at their doorstep through Grocer-ring. Choice Mart, a smaller format of NCCC Supermarket, is the by-word when it comes to the day-to-day consumer needs. Aside from grocery items and fresh produce, it also offers, bills payment, mobile load credits, and food selections such as Waffle Time, Adajar’s Fruitshake and Pizza Pedricos. Over the counter medicines and prescription drugs are available in HB1 Pharmacy. Former City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is expected to lead the opening ceremonies at 9am followed by […]

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SKY Offers FREE SKY CHANNELS

Good news to all SKY digital postpaid subscribers! Sky continues to give back as it celebrates 25 years this year by opening all its channels again for this month from October 9 to  18. There are  over 190 channels for your viewing pleasure including premium channels such as NBA Premium TV, Fox Movies Premium, Disney Jr., BeIn Sports 1 2 and 3, HGTV, AXN HD, and all HBO channels. With the FREE SKY CHANNELS promo, SKYcable further highlights: 1. Unbeatable Channel Line-up: Subscribers can enjoy over 190 channels for the entire family 2. Ability to add channels and packs that you like: Subscribers can choose and add channels and packs that they like. Subscribers don’t have to choose between plans and sacrifice on missing out channels that they like. SKY subscribers can just add that special channel or pack – they can call on the hotline or activate channels easily online. […]

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Samsung Happy Home takes Filipinos’ lifestyle to another level

We all want to level up our lifestyles. Better jobs, house, gadgets and appliances, education.. anything. We always want a step higher than what we currently have. Samsung hears us well in this area as it continues to  create one’s dream home. It comes from the basic idea that families want to be able to comfortably lounge around at home, enjoying life’s simple pleasures such as watching TV, munching on comfort food, or listening to good music with family and friends. These memorable moments will be made much better with Samsung Consumer Electronics, which makes their new home a luxurious haven for entertainment, fun, and relaxation. This family experience was showcased during Samsung Happy Home roadshow in Davao featuring Samsung’s range of new products, including Television, Home Entertainment Solutions, and Digital Appliances. I was one of the bloggers who were invited to said event which kicked off last September 10 at the Abreeza Mall.  Samsung […]

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Buying Your Skin Care Products Online

In the Philippines where we experience summer almost all year round, it is very essential to moisturize our skin every so often to keep it hydrated and supple. I’ve even heard someone say never to scrimp on lotion and moisturizers because our skin need nourishment and can get thirsty too! And our lips are no exception to this. Recently, there is a buzz in the skin and beauty circle on how this spherical-shaped lip balm called EOS become an instant staple in every girl’s cosmetic kit. On top of the attractively colorful and dainty round packaging, many girls would swear by its very effective moisturizing properties and sweet, summery fragrance. As a girl who isn’t spared from the same problem of having dry lips, this EOS lip balm phenomenon intrigued me, so I researched it on the Internet. Google did its job by answering all my questions about this skin care product. […]

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