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Canelo & Golovkin in Superfight on SKY Sports PPV

Bundled with Pinoy Pride 42 Clash for Glory Boxing powerhouses unleash their might this coming weekend as SKY Sports pay-per-view broadcasts live, commercial-free, and on high definition Pinoy Pride 42 Clash for Glory on Saturday (September 16) together with Supremacy: Canelo vs. Golovkin on Sunday (September 17). Milan “El Metodico” Melindo, fresh from his championship fight against Japan’s Akira Yaegashi for the IBF world flyweight belt, will defend his title against IBO world light flyweight champion Hekkie “The Hexecutioner” Budler from South Africa on September 16, 2017, 6 PM, at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. Melindo (36-2-0, 13 KO) is on a winning streak after besting his past four opponents, including Yaegashi earlier this year. On the other corner, Budler (31-2-0, 10 KO) won the IBO world light flyweight belt also earlier this year, against Filipino boxer Joey Canoy. He is currently 6th in the WBC and IBF […]

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Azuela Cove Masterplan

Azuela Cove: Soon to be Davao’s newest waterside address

Where the sea meets the city Soon to attract Davao City’s ever-growing class of savvy, discerning urbanites is a new destination that promises the comforts and conveniences of city living along with the satisfaction and serenity that only a seaside address provides. A 25-hectare development located at Km 7 Lanang, Azuela Cove is set to become Davao’s prime waterside business and residential district encapsulating a life of fluidity and ease within a vibrant locality and a buoyant economy south of the country. It offers Davao’s denizens the best in home, business, and lifestyle in Mindanao—all in one relaxing locale marked by wide, verdant open spaces and a spectacular view of the Davao Gulf. Azuela Cove is the brainchild of Aviana Development Corp, a joint venture company between Ayala Land and The Alcantara Group of Companies. Ayala Land brings in decades of experience in creating master-planned mixed-use estates which include Makati, […]

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Mayweather vs McGregor’s fight airs on SKY SPORTS PPV

Coming to SKY Sports Pay Per View on August 27, Sunday live and in high definition from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas is the year’s most anticipated fight between the contemporary era’s greatest fighters, boxing great Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and UFC (Universal Fighting Championship) superstar Conor McGregor. Fight fans will surely enjoy this match-up of a living boxing legend and a mixed martial arts (MMA) hotshot because it pits two strong athletes with different fighting backgrounds. Meanwhile Mayweather stayed the path of a boxer and goes in the ring with an undefeated professional fight record of 49-0 with 26 knockouts, 15 world titles, and the lineal championship in 4 different weight classes. McGregor will challenge the boxing legend, that ESPN has labeled as the top pound for pound fighter of the last 25 years with his own credentials of an MMA fight record standing at 24 bouts, with 21 wins—18 of which via knockout—and […]

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Minute Burger Introduces Grilled Black Pepper Burger

Minute Burger, one of Filipinos’ favorite affordable comfort food raises the bar in premium burgers as it introduces the  new Grilled Black Pepper Burger.  Last week, our group (Davao Digital Influencers) was invited by their very accommodating Marketing Officer, Jefferson Lambino. We were able to enjoy its unique grilled flavor which is a delicious combination of sweet and smoked spicy punch of the Black Pepper Burger.  And guess what, Minute Burger has also upgraded from their plain bread to soft brioche buns.   Brioche is a highly-enriched bread having generous egg and butter content giving it a rich and tender taste and texture. As a backgrounder Minute Burger has been in the franchising business for more than a decade already and it  has covered most of the market in here in Davao making it the leading Buy 1 Take 1 Burger Food Chain. With their aim to continuously satisfy their consumers, Minute Burger is always on the go to […]

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AirAsia Foundation raises awareness on human trafficking

With the support of the United States Department of State, AirAsia Foundation has organized training sessions across AirAsia hubs in the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia to raise awareness on human trafficking. Three officials from Airline Ambassadors International (AAI), led by its president Nancy Rivard, Andrea Hobart, AAI’s Director of Trafficking Awareness Program, and Donna Hubbard, Flight attendant with American Airlines and also a survivor of trafficking, were in Manila last August 14 to conduct training sessions to pilots, cabin crew, ground services team, airport immigration officers and security team. As a responsible airline, AirAsia is concerned about the situation in view of global statistics that 25% of trafficking victims originate from Asean. Human trafficking is a global security challenge which requires a global response the airline said. By linking up to a network of airlines, AirAsia intends to play its part to combat trafficking according to Mun Ching Yap, […]

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LAMUDI partners with Davao City government

 Lamudi collaborates with Davao City government to promote real estate trends and best practices to homegrown brokers In a bid to further strengthen the real estate industry in the city, the local government of Davao , through the Davao City Investment Promotion Center (DCIPC), has recently partnered with top real estate website Lamudi to train Davao’s homegrown real estate brokers and  gear them up for the digitization of real estate marketing. Effective use of technology such us selling online is considered one of the best practices in real estate selling today. With this, Lamudi spearheaded a thought-leadership session for Davao-based real estate brokers, giving efficient ways to reach more property-seekers via digital marketing. Dubbed “Real Estate Is at Its Peak,” the brokers activation and seminar was held last August 10 at the Marco Polo Hotel. Lamudi speakers flew to Davao to train and impart their expertise to Davao brokers, headed by Bhavna Suresh Chathambeth, Managing Director of the […]

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Sun Life Moms' Day Out

A Mom’s Day Out With Sun Life

Mothers, titas (aunties) and moms-to-be had a fantastic Saturday last week here in Davao City, thanks to Sun Life Financial Philippines.  It was a day of self-care, pampering, and laughter at Park Inn by Radisson Davao which was attended by about a hundred participants. Who would say no to a relaxing back massage? I just loved it. And that’s not it, there were also lots of raffles and giveaways that made the event more fun and exciting. To top it all off, we were all able listen to inspiring talks on Balanced Motherhood and Money Management. Had so much learning and realization from them . Thank you Ms. Michelle Alignay for being a witty speaker.  No dull moment as she shared her own experiences as a wife and mom which were so interestingly relatable. It felt good to be connected with other moms having same concerns and experiences like mine. I really wish there’d be more days […]

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AirAsia Davao to KL flight

AirAsia Launches direct flights from Davao to Kuala Lumpur

  Good news for tourists, travelers and businessmen! AirAsia just launched its latest route to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with four times weekly direct flights from Davao starting December this year Operated exclusively by AirAsia Berhad (flight code AK), the new route marks as the fourth direct route from the Philippines to Malaysia after Manila, Cebu and Kalibo. The launch event was attended by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, Ambassador Alfredo Yao, one of the Filipino investors of AirAsia Philippines and AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said, “We see Davao City as a major point of growth in the international market, especially with agriculture being the city’s largest industry. Our aim for the city is also to grow it to become a hub for financial, tourism, service and education in Mindanao. The introduction of the direct flights between Kuala […]

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West Side story in Manila

One Hand, One Heart! West Side Story is coming to Manila

The classic Broadway musical hits the stage on August 10, 2017 Globe Telecom’s original productions arm Globe LIVE adds another top theater production to its roster by bringing in 10-time Oscar winning Broadway musical– West Side Story. In partnership with Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Filipinos will be able to relive the musical masterpiece on August 10, 2017, at the Theatre at Solaire. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and dubbed as “The No. 1 Greatest Musical of all time” by The Times, West Side Story is set to captivate the audience with its top-notch choreography and inventive musical score. “This year, we will own the stage. From locally producing American Idiot, A Christmas Carol, and Disney’s Newsies, to presenting big theatrical shows such as Wicked– This 2017, Globe customers are in for a wonderful theatrical ride,” shares Sr. Adviser for Creative Marketing & Multimedia Businesses, who is also the Executive Producer […]

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FInancial Literacy in the Phils

About Time For Financial Literacy

Recent studies show that most Filipinos  would want to retire early as age 50, and that majority consider health as a top concern. However, the sad part is– there is rarely enough savings to sustain an early retirement and only a minimum percentage of these people are prepared to pay for medical costs should an emergency occur. This is a common situation here in the Philippines today, and I believe it is not as hopeless as it seems to be if only financial literacy is instilled in everyone of us. See, everyone dreams of retiring at an age when they can still be active and engage in new pursuits. We all want to enjoy life to the fullest— see the world, run a business, or pursue our passions. But only a few Filipinos have done what is needed to achieve these goals. Financial planning is perhaps the most important part of this process. It […]

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