Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“How to Get Away with Murder” premieres tonight on Sony Channel

"I don't know what terrible things you've done in your life up to this point, but clearly your karma's out of balance to get assigned my class. I'm Professor Annalise Keating and this is Criminal Law 100 or as I prefer to call it, How to Get Away with Murder."

"How to Get Away with Murder" will premiere tonight at 9:05 PM on Sony Channel, starring Academy Award nominee Viola Davis as the brilliant, charismatic criminal law professor  named Annalise Keating who is everything you hope your Criminal Law professor would be. She teaches a course that she prefers to be called "How to Get Away with Murder".
Annalise Keating choose the brightest students in her class to join her at her firm. The students vying for this coveted include Wes Gibbins (Alfred Enoch), a wide eyed, likable boy-next-door recently accepted off the wait list; Michaela Pratt (Aja Naomi King), a confident ambitious overachiever born knowing how to "lean in"; Connor Walsh (Jack Falahee), a sly sophisticated heart breaker used to getting any prize he lays his eyes on; Laurel Castillo (Karla Souza), a quiet, sensitive idealist who's easy to underestimate and Asher Millstone (Matt McGorry), an entitled know-it all born into a world of Ivy League educations and country club memberships. These bright students will all work for Annalise's dedicated associates: Frank Delfino (Charlie Weber), a local Philly boy done good and Bonnie Winterbottom (Liza Weil), a sweet, observant team player with a hidden edge.

How to Get Away with Murder is executive produced by Pete Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers who are all behind successful series such as Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and The West Wing. Our newest TV Obsession will have a double episodes premiere tonight so don't miss out!

About Sony Channel
Sony Channel is the premier destination for female-skewing entertainment with the biggest and best of Hollywood. Designed for the socially connected viewer, Sony Channel features some of the most captivating and talked-about drama, comedy, lifestyle and reality programs on TV, all airing close to the U.S. telecasts, together with popular feel-good movies.

Fresh, confident and stylish, with a dash of clever wit, Sony Channel is visually stunning with a brand identity that perfectly complements its line-up of high calibre programming.  Sony Channel appeals to a female-skewed, male-inclusive audience who loves to escape, engage and lose themselves in premium content. Viewers are modern, social, stylish and aspirational.

Sony Channel is wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and managed by Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, which also operates pay-TV channels AXN, beTV, Sony Entertainment Television, Animax, ONE and GEM. See, as well as follow and for more.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Get your Hoodie Time for Free at 7-Eleven

7-Eleven, the leading convenience store brand in the Philippines treats their loyal and future customers with their latest Health and Beauty promo – Hoodie Time! These 2 limited edition 7-Eleven Hoodies were created by 7-Eleven’s creative team that targets the fresh and fun lifestyle of its customers.

So how will you get these limited edition 7-Eleven Hoodies for free? You just need to earn 10 Hoodie Points. Earning of Hoodie Points is easy – every P100 single or accumulated purchase of personal care products gives the customer 1 Hoodie Point. Don’t forget to present your 7-Eleven Every Day! Rewards card!

Easy right? Hurry up! You only have until October 28 to earn those Hoodie Points! Visit your nearest 7-Eleven branch now! 

Monday, October 6, 2014

World Habitat Day, the Philippines Way

Last Saturday, I was given the opportunity to be part of Habitat Humanity Philippines pre-World Habitat Day celebration by taking part in the construction of unfinished houses at Bistekville 1 in Payatas, Quezon City. 
Our task for the day is to turn these raw houses into colorful ones. We got hold of our roller and paint brushes and proceed at the back of Bistekville 1. 
While most of us are busy painting, other volunteers took part in the medical mission and sports clinic. Chris Tiu came to teach the kids in the community on how to properly play basketball.
World Habitat Day is a worldwide event celebrated every first Monday of October every year. It was established in 1985 by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 40/202 that aims to make a call for new and innovative programs, policies and systems that would make our world a decent place to live for people of all walks of life - regardless of race or religion.
After painting the houses, the Habitat Home Partners prepared us a sumptuous Boodle lunch that we all enjoyed. 

On October 11, Habitat for Humanity Philippines will be having simultaneous "builds" across the nation. Habitat Philippines will be organizing 20 simultaneous builds in select towns nationwide - Metro Manila, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Zamboanga, Mindoro, Bohol, Cebu and Leyte. 

Did you know that 1.6 billion people live in inadequate shelters around the world? Approximately, 1 million of them live in informal settlements and about 1 in 5 people live in conditions that harm their health, safety, prosperity and opportunities. There are many ways we can help in giving these people a safer and decent home of their own. Through this they can alleviate poverty. Having a safe and decent home provides security, peace of mind, sense of pride, dignity and fulfillment to its occupant. So any kind of help will make a big difference.
Happy World Habitat Day! Visit and let's continue to build communities and transform lives! 

**photo credits to Habitat for Humanity Philippines and Ria Hazel Lumandog.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Cancer Fair 2014: Life despite Cancer

The Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) is back this year to hold its 5th Cancer Fair on October 12, 2014 at the Henry Noble Gymnasium, Trinity University of Asia. This one day fair will give the cancer patients and their families a time to bond and experience a fun day without worrying about their disease. The attendees can enjoy different booths such as food and nutrition, beauty products, wigs and celebrity guests will mingle with them.

The Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) founded in 1969 is a scientific, professional non-profit organization of board certified medical oncologists (doctors specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer) that aims to advance the science and the ethical and holistic practice of cancer care in the Philippines.

This year’s Cancer Fair is open to cancer patients, survivors their families and caregivers. If your know someone who has cancer or a survivor, let them know about this fair and join.

Spread the word!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

All Things Hair YouTube Channel Launches in the Philippines

Your online source for hair solutions and inspiration has finally arrived.

Last September 18, All Things Hair officially launched in the Philippines, the first in Asia.
All Things Hair constantly looks at top hair-related Google searches online and responds by creating video tutorials that suit Filipinos and their hair needs. Just launched in the UK and in Canada, ATH collaborated with the top Filipino vloggers to provide unique and personalized hair advice for modern day Filipinos.

As much as we Filipinos turn to international video bloggers for advice, with our weather, our products, our hair type and other factors affecting our hair, solutions from other countries aren’t as tailor fit for us. Hair requires a lot of personal care,” said ATH contributing editor and beauty expert, Agoo Bengzon.

Dedicated to addressing hair solutions, ATH is a collaboration between Google, the world’s biggest search engine, global hair brands, Dove, TRESemme, Toni & Guy, Cream Silk, Sunsilk and Clear, and the Philippines’ top vloggers: Angela Nepomuceno, Kelly Misa, Laureen Uy, Nicole Andersson, and James and Phil Younghusband.

“Everyday thousands of Filipinos search for hair tips, tutorials, styles and inspiration. What better way to address them than to collaborate with the world’s top vloggers and hair brands to form an online destination for hair solutions and inspirations,” said Thomas Poulain of Google Philippines.

In an information age where beauty solutions can be accessed in an instant you could very easily tune into a tutorial on Youtube to learn anything from fashion and makeup, to DIY projects. However, with so much information available online, it can be hard to find the answers that you’re looking for. ATH simplifies everything by making it easy to find solutions to your hair needs.

Apples Aberin, PR Head for Unilever brands said, “At Unilever we are always looking for ways to reach out to our consumers and come up with solutions for their every problem. We feel that this new video platform is a really great way to do it.”

Aside from housing hair tips, tutorials and inspirations, ATH also recommends products, provides their information, and also enables you to purchase them on the channel.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

VIBAL'S New Print/E-Book Read in the Manila International Book Fair 2014

Press Release:

More than 50 titles will be launched by Vibal Group to celebrate Filipinos' love for reading and literacy at this year's edition of the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), on Sept. 17 to 21 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. 
 Starting the lineup is the Unang Diksiyonariyo Caton series, translated in various Philippine dialects and designed to complement the Mother Tongue Program espoused by the Department of Education.  Ang Batang Nangangarap Maging Number 1 and Pintong Maraming Silid will also be available.

New children's books for young readers will be launched under Vibal's Chikiting Books imprint, such as Jomike Tejido's Why Do Squids Squirt Ink?, Nati Santos' Nobody's Hat, and Russell Molina's Salamat Po! translated in Binisaya and Ilokano.

Aside from new Chikiting Books, Vibal will also launch new books under Vibal Foundation: More American Than We Admit features scholarly essays edited by Julian Go, reflecting the cultural interactions between Filipinos and the American colonial masters.  Dear Lady S features advice by Lady S—resident love columnist of the Philippine Online Chronicles.
 Pagmumuni-muni at Pagtatalak ng Sirenang Nagpapanggap na Prinsesa is a compilation of essays by John Iremil Teodoro, one of the pioneers in gay literature in the country. Bekibolaryo, on the other hand, is a comprehensive lexicon explaining terms, words, and expressions used by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual (LGBT) community.

K to 12: RA 10533 and Relevant Education Policies by Atty. Joseph Estrada and Atty. Kristjan Gargantiel meanwhile elaborates on how the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 can affect existing policies and laws in education.

These books can actually be previewed for free by mobile device owners by scanning designated QR codes posted along the booth's illustrated panels.  Vibal's booth will also feature tablets, all-in-one PCs, and other mobile devices to feature e-book editions of their printed books, along with interactive games, video documentaries, and other rich media content for MIBF visitors.

Now on its 35th year, the MIBF gathers Philippine publishers to showcase their latest books and offer big discounts for their popular bestsellers. Vibal is a regular participant of this annual event that attracts bibliophiles and other book readers alike, along with book sellers and authors to celebrate the power of books, reading, and knowledge.

During the five-day event, Vibal will also be organizing various activities at their booth: an interactive storytelling-cum-zumba session featuring Eugene Evasco's May Lakad Kami ni Tatay will be held on Sept.19. Meet-and-greet sessions with various authors and illustrators will also take place.

For September 17, Atty. Joseph Noel Estrada will headline the meet-and-greet sessions in the morning followed by Bebang Siy and Ronier Verzo in the afternoon. Genaro Gojo Cruz is set to attend the morning session on September 18, while illustrator Jonathan Ranola will grace the afternoon session on the same date. The morning session for September 19 will mark the presence of author Eugene Evasco and three illustrators—namely Brent Sabas, Ariel Santillan, and Leo Ang—while Lady S of the Philippine Online Chronicles, alongside illustrators Jamie Bauza and Valerie Jan Villaflor will be there in the afternoon.

Authors Rhandee Garlitos and John Teodoro, together with illustrator Tokwa Penaflorida are set to appear in the morning of September 20 at the Vibal booth. For the afternoon session on the same date, another group will be present to interact with their fans—authors Heidi Abad and Lem Garcellano, alongside illustrators Wiji Lacsamana, Christian Oliver Cruz, and Doms Agsaway. To cap off the fair, the husband-and-wife tandem of Jomike Tejido and Haraya Ocampo-Tejido will be at the Vibal booth on the afternoon of September 21.

MIBF is organized by Primetrade Asia, Inc. in partnership with Asian Catholic Communicators, Inc., Book Development Association of the Philippines, Philippine Booksellers Association, Inc., and the Overseas Publishers Representatives Organization of the Philippines. 

Cebuana Lhuillier fetes 5-millionth loyalty card member

Press Release:
Cebuana Lhuillier has reached a new milestone as its 24k Plus Card, the company’s loyalty rewards program, hit the five-million membership mark since its launch in 2009.

To celebrate this achievement, the biggest microfinancial company in the Philippines recognized the lucky five-millionth member, Arlyn Gallebo, a teacher from Zamboanga Sibugay, in ceremonies held at the Cebuana Lhuillier branch in Jupiter Street in Makati City.

Gallebo was awarded P50,000 in cash, P1 million worth of insurance coverage from Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions, the insurance arm of Cebuana Lhuillier, and an additional P20,000 worth of prizes.

“Cebuana Lhuillier, for many years, has prided itself in providing excellent customer service to our clients. It is a commitment that we have kept throughout these years, and which we will continue in the years to come,” said Cebuana Lhuillier President and CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier.
The 24k Rewards Program is the first loyalty rewards program in the pawning industry. Through the 24k Plus Card, members earn points for every transaction—pawning, money remittance, insurance products purchase, bills payment and e-load—at any of Cebuana Lhuillier’s more than 1,700 branches. The card also grants its members with exclusive privileges, discounts and special service offerings.

“The 24k Plus card has given our members more purchasing power—adding more value for their money—as the points have monetary equivalent, which the client can use to pay off interest fees for pawns, or remittance fees, even load credits for their prepaid mobile phones,” added Lhuillier.

Cebuana Lhuillier has also recognized its previous milestone members. In 2011, they awarded the one-millionth member, Judith Pagkalinawan, a golf caddie from Cavite. The following year, which coincides with the company’s 25th anniversary, they awarded the 2.5-millionth member, Cynthia Tiangco, a housewife from Caloocan City.

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