The branded film tells the story of a young Star Wars fan named Alex who wears her Stormtrooper helmet everyday at home, in school, or out and about, piquing the curiosity of people around her. As the story unfolds, her tear-jerking reasons for wearing the mask are revealed, and the reactions to the revelation are equally emotional. Beautifully demonstrating a child’s resilience and triumph over challenges, the heartwarming video went viral in a matter of days after its release by Globe, and soon received praise from all over the world, especially from the legions of Star Wars fans. It garnered over 45 million views and has been recognized by top online news channels such as CNN International, Mashable, Huffington Post, Upworthy, among others. The video was also produced to raise awareness for the plight of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), which needed to raise funds for the rehabilitation of its […]
SKYcable opens its 4th SKYzone in Davao at the lower ground floor of Gaisano Mall of Toril located at Corner National Highway-Lim Streets in Toril, Davao City to serve customers at the southernmost part of the city. SKYcable has coverage facilities till Sirawan area which is approximately 7 kilometers away from Toril. SKY aims to be within reach to its subscribers which explains why the 4 SKYzone offices in: SM Lanang Premier, Gaisano Mall Bajada, NCCC Mall (Matina) and now in Gaisano Mall of Toril are strategically located and scattered to cover practically all areas of Davao City. Automated machine for bills payment is available at this branch. New service applications for SKYDirect, cable/broadband & customer queries are accepted here while walk-in customers enjoy a cafe-like, cozy ambiance. I was told that this is the first SKYzone outside MetroManila to have this kind of trendy set-up. They are eyeing to open another SKYzone […]
As a Davaoeño, I am thrilled to see real estate developments sprouting in my city. This means more jobs, more investors, and lots of other exciting things unfolding in Davao City. With this, leading homegrown Cebu real estate developer Cebu Landmasters Inc., together with Davao-based partner Yuson Comm Investments, formally launches its first of several projects together under the joint venture Yuson Excellence Soberano Inc. — the MesaTierra Garden Residences. Given Davao City’s growing urban atmosphere, Joe Soberano, President and CEO of Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI). , said that they conceptualized and built MesaTierra Garden Residences in Davao City. This is the 4th of Cebu Landmasters’ best-selling “Garden Series” condominiums, with two completed and fully sold-out in Cebu City and one under construction and almost sold-out for the 1st two buildings in Cagayan de Oro City. Soberano noted forecasts by the World Bank of continued Philippine economic growth in 2017 and […]
Another Asia Leaders Forum will be launched at SMX Convention Center in Davao on March 30, 2017 at 10AM to 4PM. Below are the speakers who will grace the event: Robert Laurel Yupangco (President- Yupangco Group) Usec. Nora Terrado ( Department of Trade and Industry) Arch. Jun Palafox (Chairman- Palafox Associates) Dr. Elton Tan (Chairman- E Hotels) Christian Leynes (Chairman- CLL Group of Companies) Leeroy Livy & Donald Saurombe ( Co- Founders- DibZ) Joe Maristela (CEO- Vilanes Realty Inc) Jaime Llames (Head- Philippine Retirement Authority) Grace Nicolas (Co- Founder, Tag Media and Public Relations) Joey Gurango (CEO- Gurango Software) James Jimenez (Spokesman- COMELEC) Gilmar Padua (CEO- Infinity Hub) Jet Yu (Managing Director- Prime Philippines) Pocholo Gonzales (CEO- Creativoices Productions) Last month, the first of its series for this year under Asia Leaders Forum has been launched with the following speakers: Dr. Elton Tan of E-Hotels, Robert Laurel Yupangco of Zoomanity Group, Engr. Ben Co […]
Payoneer, an innovative cross-border payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive funds globally hosted its first Payoneer Forum in Davao last Feruary 5 at Park Inn by Radisson Davao. The Payoneer Forum gathered over 100 freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other professionals. They learned so much from experts on topics such as how to expand their online business, freelancing and using various digital marketing tools to accelerate the growth of their business. Earlier that day, there was a media briefing attended by bloggers; and representatives from the print and broadcast media, where basic information about Payoneer were discussed. It primarily targets those working online and those having businesses whose transactions are done through the internet. Payoneer emphasized the several advantages of switching from the current payment facility that they are using (e.g Paypal) to their platform.
It used to be a small retail store along Ramon Magsaysay Avenue, Davao City way back in 1978, but now New City Commercial Center, or more commonly called as NCCC has risen up to stand tall amongst the other leading stores in Mindanao with more than 3,000 employees across Davao, Tagum, Compostela valley and even in Puerto Princessa,Palawan. With countless shopping treats and a commitment to create a Wellness advocacy for its patrons , another exciting milestone is yet to unfold for NCCC this December 01, 2016. “NCCC is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve what we are doing in order to satisfy the needs of our shoppers and bring the shopping experience to a rewarding level. We are glad to be renowned as one of the market leaders in Mindanao, ” says Melanie Bacala, LTS Retail’s Associate Vice-President. Apart from the various anniversary giveaways and special discounts, NCCC shoppers can […]
PLDT SME Nation, introduces a brand new offering for its wireless broadband and solutions portfolio, BroGo. The first of its kind in the Philippines, BroGo is PLDT SME Nations newest bundle that not only offers mobile broadband connection, but also brings a web-based prepaid loading portal that allows hotel guest internet connection even beyond the walls of the hotel. As most travelers today carry a smartphone or tablet with mobile technology, PLDT SME Nation aims to enhance hospitality experience locally by introducing BroGo-every hotelier’s best investment to provide their guests access to mobile broadband connection. An exclusive bundle that comes with gadgets and mobile data connection devices, BroGo enables hotels to deliver reliable mobile Internet connectivity to their guests at an affordable price. BroGo comes an internet load portal with which hotel entrepreneurs can easily access and manage multiple prepaid sims and pocket WIFIs that they can lead […]
Hello Davao fashionistas!! Get ready as the Country’s Largest Roving Sale Event is back in the city on its 4th year at the Davao Convention and Trade Center on September 2-4! The Off Price Show is the first roving sale concept in the country that features top lifestyle brands from around the globe. These top brands include White Rain, Pochi, Vonzipper, Pacsafe, Adidas Bodycare, H&M, Melissa, PUMA, Palladium, Victorinox, Jockey, Lee Cooper, Tommy Hilfiger Eyewear, Accel, MEL Shoes and a whole lot more. In this event which presents the world’s most premium lifestyle names, a Banchetto comprised of Davao City’s best and well-known restaurants and fast eats will also be featured to make your tummies happy. It will be at the outdoor area of the convention center. The Off Price Show will be open from 11:00 AM up until 10:00 PM. All major credit cards will be accepted for purchases made during the 3-day expo sale. Get the […]
Sun Made Brown Rice, the leading brown rice brand in the country has made a milestone as it partners with WapatDC, a cycling group in Mindanao; to promote health, fitness and tourism. Brown rice is known to have a lot of health benefits, and Sun Made makes it even better by producing it in high-quality, mill-to table fresh and reasonably priced. WapatDC has also similar thrust in promoting health and fitness through cycling tourism in Mindanao and through events/or other forms of pop-up promotions. With this, Sun Made led by its Vice President Carlo Lorenzana supports WapatDC represented by one of its founders, Victor Magno by giving financial, promotional and co-branding support; and by fueling their long cycling trips with fresh and healthy brown rice.
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 […]