The World's Biggest Book Sales is back in Manila and the Big Bad Wolf Sale is promising some great selections of books of up to 90% off! Invading the World Trade Center in Pasay City, the sale will be open 24 hours non-stop for 11 days straight from February 22 till March 4! Oh, and admission to the sale is FREE! So, What will you expect in this year's sale?
Bigger & Better
Guests can expect to find two million new books at bigger, better discount rates of 50% - 90% across different genres. Customers can choose from the wide range from novels, young adult titles, thriller, science fiction, cookbooks, architecture books, design books, business books and so much more!
There's a new series town and we are in for a treat! Hollywood's finest stars in a new TV series that is coming soon on Warner TV. Whiskey Cavalier & Miracle Workers series both have start-studded cast from the likes of Harry Potter, Boardwalk Empire, Scandal and The Walking Dead.
In the recent launch of Netflix's newest series, "The Umbrella Academy", LG Philippines powers up the Seven Super Rooms, which were part of the immersive experience Netflix Philippines has setup for the event. The individually themed rooms had mind-boggling challenges where influencers who had similarities with the characters in the new series solved puzzles. Testing their wits, they got to be a superhero for a day to unlock the door to the other side.
LG OLED TV ambassadors - model and actress Sanya Lopez, actor Benjamin Alves, Binibining Pilipinas International 2016 Nicole Cordoves, singer and director Khalil Ramos, actor Gil Cuerva and vlogger Dani Barretto - replicated the hero’s superpowers amplified by the super-tech provided by LG Philippines.
I'll do my best to share with you a not-so-techie review of this portable laptop which I think is an awesome device. I've been using the ASUS Zenbook 14 (UX433) for a while now and I was also lucky I was able to test and admire the new color version of the Zenbook 13 (UX333), Burgundy Red the same day ASUS announced its availability.
ASUS ZenBook 13, Burgundy Red & ASUS ZenBook 14 Silver
BEZEL & SIZE
The ASUS Zenbook has always been known for their light, beautiful yet powerful laptop and this series is the best one yet. The brand claims that it's the World's Most Compact Laptop Series Design and I think they just might be right. Available in 3 different sizes, The new ASUS ZenBook 13 (UX333), 14 (UX433) and 15 (UX533) is thin and light enough, showcasing their four-sided frameless NanoEdge displays. This basically means that the screen has this ultraslim bezels on all four sides! Giving up to 95% screen-to-body ratio for a near-borderless viewing experience.
(L-R) AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain DextAirAsia has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Philippines (FICCI), to assist disadvantaged families and children with travel for life-changing surgery.
The MOA forms part of AirAsia’s commitment to supporting local and disadvantaged communities, and follows a recent case, whereby AirAsia provided travel assistance to Filipino infants Ariella Mendez, Daniella San Jose and their families to receive much-needed medical treatment in India.
AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “AirAsia’s collaboration with FICCI is yet another step forward in our commitment to the communities we serve. Our philosophy is that no corporation can live apart from the community, and in times of need, we will always extend a helping hand, especially when it comes to our children. We are honoured to partner with FICCI, an organisation that shares this same passion.”
The signing ceremony, which took place in Manila this morning was led by FICCI President Rex Daryanani, AirAsia Philippines Inc. Chairperson MaanHontiveros and AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador.
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce President Rex Daryanani said, “Our partnership with AirAsia is anchored by a shared commitment to help build healthy Filipino communities, especially children in impoverished areas who require immediate medical help.”
As part of the agreement, AirAsia will become one of the airline partners of FICCI’s medical assistance program, providing travel assistance for the programs chosen beneficiaries. Ambassador of India to the Philippines Jaideep Mazumdar said, “I am delighted that the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and AirAsia have come together for such a noble cause - to provide free travel to needy families taking their babies to India for liver transplant surgery. I sincerely hope that this wonderful initiative will be replicated by others to benefit underprivileged Filipinos.”er Comendador, President Hold On Pain Ends (HOPE) For Children Ms. Nina Mahler, AirAsia Philippines Chairperson Maan Hontiveros and FICCI President Rex Daryanani
Honey Lemon, a drink known by many who traveled other parts of Asia especially Korea has finally reached the shores of the Philippines. A drink that's refreshing, healthy and an alternative drink to sodas and other harmful drinks. This is what I learned during the launch held a few days ago.
During the event, they shared the many benefits of the drink. Great as an everyday health beverage, Honey Lemon offers active busy-bodies a delicious and easy way to promote body health and support just when they needed it most: after fasting, relieving hangover in the morning, as well as make them feel good inside-out because of its many health benefits that aid in detoxifying and cleansing the body from within.
Honey Lemon is Dong-A's newest refreshing drink. It is making #nutrilicious (healthy + nutritious) things happen now by being the first and only ready-to-drink honey drink in the Philippines. Naturally sweet, it is made from 100% real honey sourced from Chiak Mountain in South Korea.
Absolutely no caffeine and no preservatives, Honey Lemon's sealed-in "golden: goodness makes it a highly refreshing healthy drink suited especially for young, happy and outgoing people who love to live and experience life to the fullest. Oh and it's even suitable for kids!
I finally got my hands on the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and tested it out for days and here are my thoughts.
Alright, what are we dealing with here exactly? From the name of Max alone, we know that this smartphone will have a massive battery of 5,000 mAh, but not all phones with the same capacity has the same weight, you'd be surprised that the ZenFone Max Pro M2 weighs only 170 grams. You'd never really know that it mattered until you put that thing in your pocket.
The ZenFone Max Pro M2 was launched late last year and caught the attention of smartphone enthusiasts, gamers, netflix-chillers, and social media users. Together with the huge fan base of the brand, they made sure that it was part of their Christmas list. Quite a big improvement from its predecessor, the ZenFone Max Pro M2 seems to have fixed its flaws and offered updates. Now before we proceed, let me just say that is a good candidate for the best budget smartphone in the market now.
The design of the Max Pro M2 shows a premium glass-like finish on the back and looks way better than the design of the ZenFone Max Pro M1. The backing is plastic, I'm not sure I agree with this move but if it's aluminum or other material, it might cost a bit higher. One problem I experienced is the back is prone to scratches. Good think each box of Max Pro M2 comes with a clear jelly case.
Tea lovers! Here's something interesting and awesome at the same time. Presotea, this loved Taiwan brand has been making fresh tea drinks since their successful launch in 2006. It may sound so simple to you but it's more than that. The brand has become one of the well-known tea shops in Taiwan and is still growing. Having more than 300 franchise store since its first launch, Presotea is now in Indonesia, Canada, China, Australia and now finally here in the Philippines!
Freshly brewed tea in every serve, Presotea is known for its outstanding management and product quality control. What makes Presotea so special? The tea blends and quality. It originated from a famous fifth-generation old tea factory, I even got an inside info that even this famous international coffee brand gets tea from them.
With the things that are going around in the world today, some unfit stuff and adult contents still reaches the TV of our homes and as we know, these are not safe for our young kids who are usually immersed in the different shows and can freely browse other channels. Even though there may be some kid shows and toddler channels available, some contents still has some violence and is never 100% a kid-friendly entertainment. Come-in, ZooMoo.
A channel that aims to provide a safe space for your little ones, ZooMoo helps parents provide their preschoolers a more kid-friendly entertainment where kids can learn more about animals and nature. ZooMoo believes that fun and learning go well together. The English-language based media channel nourished children's Animal Quotient (AQ) through its library of shows that captures their attention awaken their imagination. The channel contains 1,500 self-contained shows combining spectacular wildlife footage with a range of puppetry, animations and narrative techniques creating a unique viewing and learning experience for our little viewers.
Officially launched at Zoo Cafe in Vertis North, ZooMoo arranged a panel discussion for parents and guardians on the importance of teaching their kids about animals and nature at an early age. Led by journalist and environmental advocate Gregg Yan and lifestyle television host Kelly Misa-Fernandez, they discussed how parents can help children develop better AQ (Animal Quotient) through different activities they can do at home, and how ZooMoo provides assistance as their kids learn.
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, the best Calendar Year in the island’s history.
December 2018 finished off the year strong by welcoming 146,104 visitors to our island shores. This represents a 3.7% growth over the previous year, making December 2018 the best month in our islands tourism history by beating the previous record of 145,817 visitors that was set in August 2018.
This growth in arrivals is directly related to the overall increase in available seats to Guam. There were around 982 flights for the month of December 2018 with 197,228 seats available, a 5.68% increase when compared to the 186,634 seats reported in December 2017.