Grab No Swear Summer

No Sweat Summer with a Tap: Grab Enhances the Davaoeños Hot Season Experience

As the King City of the South combats the intense Summer heat, Grab underscores how it enables every Davaoeño to beat the scorching weather This year’s Summer season is quite literally one for the books, setting new highs in the Philippines’s heat index history. Davao City alone averages 40°C by the end of April, which pushes Davaoeños to face the sweltering heat as they go about both their regular and leisure activities during this hot season. As a dedicated partner of Filipinos in their everyday pursuits, Grab highlights how everyDavaoeño can rely on the leading superapp to create special summer memories sans the heat,sweat, and all the hassle that come with these. In a recent event at the Abreeza Mall in Davao City, Grab shared the top Summer coolers ordered by Davaoeños on GrabFood to cool down; and some sulit hacks they can adopt to escape the heat through the […]

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Red Bull Ph Davao Qualifiers Blancas Golden Knights and UM Tagum

Red Bull Half Court’s First Davao Champions set to conquer National Finals in Manila! 

In a showdown of talent and tenacity, the Red Bull Half Court Qualifiers in Davao reached its thrilling conclusion. Blancas Golden Knights dominated the men’s division, while Coaches Corner showcased their supremacy in the women’s category, commanding the court with their exceptional skill and determination. From buzzer-beaters to jaw-dropping crossovers, the event witnessed the best of Davao’s streetball scene – crowning Davao’s first-ever Red Bull Half Court champions.  Rising stars emerged, leaving an indelible mark on the court and setting the stage for an electrifying journey ahead. The victorious teams from Davao now advance to the National Qualifiers, where they will face off against other regional champions from across the country alongside wildcard teams consisting of professional players to make the competition more intense.  “We worked so hard to prepare for this league, and we made sure to stay focused throughout each game and not become complacent. Also, we leave […]

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PNP, GCash nab 4 police officers for robbery and extortion

PNP, GCash nab 4 police officers for robbery and extortion

Four uniformed personnel from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) were recently arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP), aided by the popular finance app GCash, following complaints reported by detainees of alleged robbery and extortion in exchange for their release without charges. The complaint included unauthorized GCash money transfer from the detainees’ smartphone while in the custody of the said police officers. According to the first complainant alias ‘Gabi’, the five of them were apprehended by the suspects for illegal gambling. They were taken to their barracks after confiscating gambling funds which reportedly amounted to P75,000. He was then released without charges with his confiscated phone returned to him. The latter soon discovered that there was an unauthorized transfer from his GCash account of P11,929 to another GCash account, allegedly while his phone was in the custody of the suspected police officers. Meanwhile, Gabi’s son under the alias of […]

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Kapuso Mall Show Araw ng Dabaw 2024

GMA Regional TV brings Kapuso stars to celebrate Araw ng Dabaw 2024

Jennylyn Mercado, Ruru Madrid, Jillian Ward in Davao GMA Regional TV is making 87th Araw ng Dabaw more exciting and unforgettable as it brings the biggest and brightest Kapuso stars from the hit programs “Love. Die. Repeat.”, “Asawa ng Asawa Ko,” “Black Rider,” and “Abot Kamay na Pangarap” to Davao City this weekend. Set to spread joy and love this Saturday (March 16) through a Kapuso Mall Show at Gaisano Grand Citygate Mall in Buhangin, Davao City at 4pm is no less than the Ultimate Star Jennylyn Mercado from GMA Prime’s “Love. Die. Repeat.” Making the afternoon even more hotter and livelier are Spark artists Liezel Lopez and Martin del Rosario from “Asawa ng Asawa Ko.“ The fun and excitement continue the next day (March 17) as Primetime Action Hero and “Black Rider” himself Ruru Madrid and “Abot Kamay na Pangarap” actress, Star of the New Gen Jillian Ward, banner […]

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BPI Kasama Lahat sa Pag-Unlad

BPI joins forces with organizations to empower farmers and fisherfolks nationwide

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), through its social development arm, BPI Foundation(BPIF), forge four transformative partnerships aimed at enhancing agricultural sustainability,empowering local communities, and fostering economic resilience across diverse regions in thePhilippines. Aligned with BPI Foundation’s theme, “Kasama Lahat sa Pag-Unlad,” Farm-to-Table is a holisticprogram that aims to uplift the lives of Filipino farmers and fisherfolks through capacity building,education, innovation and technology, entrepreneurship, market access, and financial inclusion.These collaborations are made possible through BPIF’s commitment to fostering inclusive growthand sustainable development, leveraging the expertise of key partners to drive positive changeacross the country.

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nccc candy cane wonderland

NCCC Mall VP transforms into Candy Cane Wonderland

Its officially Christmas at NCCC Mall Victoria Plaza as it transforms The Atrium area into a colorful candy cane wonderland. Dubbed as “A Colorful Candy Cane Christmas”, the set up incorporates twinkling lights and whimsical decorations where customers can enjoy and have their pictures taken. The concept, as explained by Malls marketing manager Alice Romero, symbolizes sweetness, warmth, and tradition that Dabawenyos positively embody. She added that, “as we exit the pandemic, the festive spirit of Christmas brings back the sweetness of the holiday season that we’ve missed.” Jam packed December awaits NCCC patrons There will be a holiday mall wide madness sale all weekends of December with discounts of as much as 70% and Buy 1 Take 1, Buy 2 Take 1 deals. Other bargains include gadget bundles as well as Piso Deals. Aside from shopping, customers can participate in the different games prepared like Balloon Darts, Tub Toss, […]

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Globe Business holds Retail Revolution in Davao City

Last Friday, I went to Globe Business’ event called Retail Revolution. It was a 1-day activity held at SM Lanang Premier here in Davao. Davao. It featured an actual pop-up store showcasing the digital solutions of Globe Business for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the retail industry. It aims to inspire businesses to revolutionize their retail game and experience the future of retail stores today. At Globe Business, they envision tech-enabled businesses as the future of retail, and commit to be a trusted and reliable partner of Wholesale/Retail MSMEs in their digital transformation journey. Connected Retail The event aimed to highlight the concept of Connected Retail, which focuses on integrating consumers’ online and offline experience: whether your business has a physical or online store, your end-consumers will be able to seamlessly transact with your business. Moreover, it targets to effortlessly connect businesses with customers by providing a seamless […]

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#SimRegNaTayo

Missed the SIM registration deadline? 

You have 5 days to reactivate your SIM  If you still missed the SIM registration deadline, you have a final grace period to comply with the law.  Globe, TM, and Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi users who missed the July 25 deadline for SIM registration will already feel the impact of non-compliance, with their outgoing services and incoming calls deactivated. But, as stipulated in the implementing rules and regulations of the SIM Registration Act, they still have five days- from July 26 to 30 —  to catch up and save their SIM from permanent deactivation. Their incoming SMS is still left active so they could receive a One-Time Pin for SIM registration.   “Globe recognizes the essential role of uninterrupted mobile and broadband services in our customers’ daily lives. So, as provided for in the law, SIM users get this last chance to register their SIMs after missing the initial […]

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Oppo Reno 8 5G

Capture perfect portraits and moments with the OPPO Reno8 T 5G

The OPPO Reno8 T 5G offers significant all-round upgrades to the popular PortraitExpert Series and is available through OPPO’s official ecomm stores on Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok Shop. Capture life’s fleeting precious moments as OPPO offers the Reno8 T 5G which boasts animproved camera, a refreshed design, and superior performance. The OPPO Reno8 T 5G’s 108MP Portrait Camera is a first in the Reno Series and is supportedby a one-of-a-kind 40x Microlens Camera which allows users to peek into the microscopic world,capturing photos at 20-times and 40-times magnification and a 2MP depth camera. Blurred andpixelated resolutions will be a thing of the past, as the 108MP camera offers endlesspossibilities for cropping and editing. It also has AI Portrait Super Resolution, which canoptimize portraits no matter the lighting condition. Other camera features set to impress are Selfie HDR, Bokeh Flare Portrait, Dual-View Videoand more. Giving it a premium feel is its […]

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GCash Stories Launches “Turing” for Pride Month

GCash Stories Launches “Turing” for Pride Month

Empowering the LGBTQIA+ Entrepreneurs to #WerkWithPride by Offering Finance for All GCash Stories returns with a powerful new release featuring Turing Quinto, as the face of GCash’s “Werk With Pride” advocacy for Pride Month. Directed by Antoinette Jadaone, the film celebrates pride by putting a spotlight on GCash’s commitment to inclusivity and financial empowerment while telling the story of strength and persistence of Filipino drag performer, Turing.  Turing gained fame as a contestant on the debut season of Drag Race Philippines. The short film delves into Turing’s aspirations and determination to succeed in life while showing the challenges faced by breadwinners striving to make ends meet. Just like anyone else chasing a brighter future, Turing works with pride, thanks to GCash. She reassures her mother, “Ako nang bahala sa pag tambling, Ma,” despite the struggles their family faces.  Overcoming tears, she performs in her living room, cheered on by her […]

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