Fathers Day SKY Select

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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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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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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