Monday, October 30, 2017

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Spectacular Adventure On Stage

Fantasmagorical! Yes, that is a word.  An apt description of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, now fabulously gracing the stage of Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila (RWM).

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The New Globe At Home App, a Significant Tool in Managing Prepaid Home Wifi

Martha Sazon, Senior Vice President of Globe At Home being interviewd by Monchster Chronicles at the recent unveiling of the Globe Prepaid Home Wifi.

The launch of the Globe Prepaid Home WIFI earlier this year gave Filipinos a more affordable option to get an internet connection. Easy to install and with 50% stronger WIFI coverage versus myfi, it has become a great alternative to those who don’t want to commit to a fixed monthly rate so they can better control their budget.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Future is Here with GCash Scan To Pay at Ayala Malls

On stage at the GCash Mobile App Scan To Pay launch held on October 25, 2017 at the Glorietta, Ayala Mall in Makati, were (l-r) Alibaba Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma (center, left) joins GCat, the GCash Mascot as it shows a sample of the QR code that is set to change the landscape of payments in the country. Together with him are (from L-R):  Mynt President and CEO Anthony Thomas, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, Ant Financial Services Group CEO Eric Jing, Ayala Corporation President and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala, Ayala Land President and CEO Bobby Dy, and Ant Financial SVP and Head of International Operations Douglas Feagin.

Globe Telecom, in partnership with Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation, recently re-launched GCash, with its new scan to pay feature of the GCash Mobile App, which aims to speed up the country’s digitization, and make the lives of Filipinos easier. This partnership is a trailblazer in making more people live in a cashless society, and enjoy a game-changing lifestyle.

Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair Promotes Filipino Artisans Ripe for Global Market

Filipino artisans come together at Sikat Pinoy, one of the biggest arts and crafts fairs in the Philippines.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) opened its doors to the Sikat Pinoy National Arts & Crafts Fair with the aim to provide marketing assistance to Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME's) engaged in the creative industries all over the Philippines.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Miss Australia Clinches Gold in the Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Group 1

Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Winners Group 1, (l-r) Bronze - Miss Ecuador Lesie Giler Sanchez, Gold - Miss Australia Nina Robertson, and Silver - Miss Venezuela Ninoska Vasquez. 
All Images by: Monch Henares.

A bevy of international beauties romped off in their favorite swimsuits during the Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Group 1, held on October 21, 2017 at The City of Dreams in Pasay City.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Miss World Update: Filipina Beauty Queens Lehmann and Marquez Takes Off to Compete for Global Crowns

Miss World Philippines National Director Arnold Vegafria, flanked by Miss World Philippines Laura Lehmann, and Miss Reina Hispanicoamaricana Filipina Teresita "Winwyn" Marquez at the send-off ceremony held on October 18, 2017 at Annabel's Restarant in Quezon City.

November is the month of international beauty pageants, and two of the Philippines' reigning beauty queens are setting their sights on bringing home global crowns.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Folayang and Nguyen Face-Off for the Upcoming ONE Championship: Legends of the World in Manila

Filipino Eduard "Landslide" Folayang, and Australian Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen during the ONE Championship Skyline Face-Off on October 10, 2017 at the City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City.

There are two champions, but there could only be ONE Legend of the World.

Manila is now in heat after the skyline face-off between Eduard "Landslide" Folayang and Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen, who were presented to the media on October 10, 2017, at the City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City, Philippines. The journey to the much-awaited fight between the two champions has now officially begun.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Department of Trade and Industry's GO LOKAL! Concept Store Open Business for Filipino Brands

The Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently launched Go Lokal! Concept Store at the DTI Building in Makati City, gathering over 200 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) showcasing the best, and latest local products manufactured in the Philippines.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Men Push for Gender Equality with Ariel

Husband and wife team, JC Intal and Bianca Gonzalez-Intal at the Juan Wash Event held on September 29, 2017 at the Metrotent, Pasig City.

Gone are the days of double-standard thinking when it comes to sharing household duties.  In the Philippines, doing the laundry is traditionally seen as a woman’s sole responsibility. Thanks to the shift in people’s mindsets, aided by Ariel’s progressive #JuanWash campaign, that medieval thinking is  about to be a thing of the past.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Nokia 8 Enters Philippine Smartphone Market

Shannon Mead – Country Manager, Philippines, HMD Global introduces flagship Nokia 8 during the launch on September 29, 2017 at the Manila House Private Club, Taguig City.

Do you remember the brand of your first smartphone? 

Excited with the prospect of seeing our long-lost love, my team, composed of some of the officers of the Philippine Bloggers Network (PBNET), trooped together to be among the first in welcoming a smartphone brand we grew up with. The long wait finally unfolded before our eyes... the Nokia 8 Android smartphone was unveiled in classy fashion on September 29, 2017 at the Manila House Private Club in Taguig City, which also officially marks the return of a smartphone giant.