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  Featuring Binibining Mia’s ILY series plus more than 90 other book titles Over 90 ABS-CBN books are part of the selection of the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Philippines 2021, happening virtually until July 7 (Wednesday).   ABS-CBN Books is offering huge discounts on various titles via  Shopee , from Binibining Mia’s bestselling series “I Love You Since 1892,” Vice Ganda’s autobiography “Tutoy,” Juana Manahan-Yupangco’s cookbook “Mesa ni Misis,” movie-to-book adaptation “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” to Sen. Nancy Binay’s self-help book “Charcoal Confessions.” 

Don't Miss the First-Ever TikTok Awards Show in the Philippines!

Top local creators shine at the inaugural 2021 TikTok Awards Philippines. TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, will soon be hosting the first-ever TikTok Awards in the Philippines! Countless local TikTok creators have used their talents and creative abilities to provide entertainment and joy on the platform especially throughout these uncertain times, and now we get to celebrate and give recognition to the best of the best of them. TikTok Awards PH will be streaming on July 4, 7:00 - 9:00 PM local time on TikTok Philippines' Official TikTok , Facebook , and YouTube , accounts. Aptly entitled "Ipakita Mo!", a Filipino phrase which means 'show it', the event will award users on the platform who have showcased their amazing talent, and contributed to the slew of creative and exciting content on TikTok. Presented in partnership with Globe and TM, this event will feature stellar entertainment from your favorite local celebrities and the bigge

FDCP, Quezon City Gov’t Kick Off Bakuna Nights for 1,500 Film & AV Workers

A total of 1,500 film and audiovisual (AV) workers will be vaccinated during the “Bakuna Nights para sa Film at Entertainment Workers,” a partnership between the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Quezon City (QC) Government’s #QCProtekTODO program.   Launched on June 24 at the Quezon City Hall Vaccination Site, the “Bakuna Nights para sa Film at Entertainment Workers” has three sessions scheduled from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The first session on June 24 had 500 slots, with 477 workers vaccinated, and the next two sessions on July 1 and 8 will also have 500 slots each.


What’s the best way to unwind at the end of a busy day? Nothing beats settling down and watching your favorite ABS CBN Primetime Bida teleseryes with the family. WeTV Philippines takes this bonding activity to the next level as it not only delivers the newest episodes 46-50 hours ahead of everyone else, but all for FREE. All you need to do is download the app and start watching!  

Beko introduces eco-friendly appliances for a healthy planet

Beko held a virtual showcase of its eco-friendly appliances with Arçelik’s CEO Hakan Bulgurlu, CMO Zeynep Yalım Uzun and CCO Ragıp Balcıoğlu and with a special guest from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Brendan Edgerton, Circular Economy Director. Arçelik is Beko’s parent company. During the launch, Beko, Europe’s No. 1   appliance brand, unveiled seven sustainable products including a washing machine/washer dryer, oven, tumble dryer, refrigerator, espresso coffee maker and dishwasher to help consumers reduce their impact on the environment. The innovative products use recycled materials such as such as PET bottles, fishing nets; bio-composites such as coffee residue and eggshells; as well as detergent saving technologies for sustainable living.


Daniel, Moira, KZ, and Inigo lead Kapamilya nominees ABS-CBN’s Star Music is primed to dominate the 2021 PMPC Star Awards for Music with over 60 nominations, including multiple nods for Kapamilya artists like Daniel Padilla, Moira dela Torre, KZ Tandingan, and Inigo Pascual.   Daniel and Moira are nominated for Male Recording Artist of the Year and Female Recording Artist of the Year, respectively, for their performance in the song “Mabagal,” which is also nominated for Collaboration of the Year, Song of the Year, and Music Video of the Year.

realme 8 5G achieves sold-out success within hours of official launch

Over  7,000  Filipinos capture infinite possibilities with the latest 5G innovation from the country’s no. 1 smartphone brand realme, the country’s no. 1 smartphone brand for Q1 2021, marks another milestone with the widely successful launch of its mid-range 5G game-changer, the realme 8 5G. Officially unveiled to the public via a special livestream on June 24, the realme 8 5G sold out within the first few hours of its exclusive Shopee launch. realme’s latest 5G innovation also sold out after every flash sale launched throughout the day. In addition, remarkable sales were also generated by the brand from realme stores and partner dealers nationwide.


  Embracing her OPM roots in her song numbers Kapamilya songstress Jayda is definitely the next big thing to watch out for as she went all out with fierce and heartfelt performances in her first-ever major concert last Saturday (June 26).   “Alam nyo, pangarap ko talaga ‘to nung bata pa ako to headline a show. I hope you guys can feel me, even from the comfort of your own homes, kung ano man ang ginagawa n’yo,” Jayda said.   The virtual show “Jayda In Concert”—livestreamed worldwide via, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV—showcased her impressive discography so far as she performed many of her original compositions like “Coffee,” “Happy For You,” “Paano Kung Naging Tayo,” “M.U.,” as well as tracks from her recently released debut album, title track “Bahagi” and “Tunay.”


  Travel back in time and enjoy the virtual party “Euphoria Relived,” led by Euphoria disco’s original DJs Boyet Sison and Mon Maramba, now rescheduled to July 9 (Friday).   Originally scheduled this coming Friday (July 2), the event has been moved a week later as one of its staff members was exposed to a COVID-19 patient and is now in quarantine.   Streaming live via, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV, the event will feature DJ Boyet live from the roof deck of ABS-CBN’s main building and DJ Mon live from the U.S. as they perform their sets in a 5-hour nonstop digital party featuring the throwback hits of late ‘80s to early ‘90s.

KZ Tandingan reignites Pinoy pride with TNT’s new song “Yan Ang Pinoy”

Certified platinum and multi-awarded singer-songwriter, Asia's Soul Supreme KZ Tandingan is out with a new song, “Yan Ang Pinoy,” which reignites Filipino Pride and encourages listeners to keep chasing their dreams.   Teaming up with mobile brand TNT, KZ lends her voice for this inspiring track that also celebrates Pinoy talent and values such as perseverance, resilience, and determination.   “I was over the moon when I found out TNT chose me to be part of this fantastic project,” says KZ, who herself has brought pride to the country with her amazing vocal talent.   “I had so much fun recording the song and shooting the music video because I was allowed to be who I am as an artist. During the shoot, I felt like I got to travel because of how amazingly the team recreated some of the famous spots in the Philippines,” she shares.


  New song premiered on “G Diaries”             “G Diaries” Season 8, “Change the World 2gether” closed out the environment month with a special song performed by “The Voice Kids” Season 2 champion Elha Nympha.   The song “Magkaugnay” was especially composed to be featured as a music video to show the highlights of the four environment advocacy episodes of the award-winning program.   “Magkaugnay” premiered on the June 27, 2021 episode of “G Diaries,” where the theme is bird and wildlife conservation. The episode, titled “The Song of the Myna” culminated a series of environment-related episodes aired in June, covering topics like water conservation and sustainability, marine life and biodiversity conservation, and native and endemic tree protection and propagation.

Puregold Channel’s ‘GVBOYS: Pangmalakasang Good Vibes’ stars Jerome Ponce, Nikko Natividad, and Dave Bornea

When times are difficult, people usually look at the lighter side of things and what makes them happy. Keeping people of all ages entertained is the heart and soul of Puregold Channel on Facebook and YouTube. Puregold Channel was conceptualized as a means to provide quality entertainment to millions of Filipino families staying at home because of the pandemic. "SHOPPERTAINMENT," as pioneered by Puregold, combined grocery shopping with entertainment—two things that Filipinos are passionate about—across Puregold's millions of followers on its social media platforms.


Releases music video for carrier single “Neverland”   Pop artist Inigo Pascual showcases Original Pilipino Music (OPM) to music fans worldwide with the release of his first international album “ Options ,” a mix of 12 solo acts and collaborations with the central theme of self-discovery amid a young man’s world of endless choices.   “It's about all the things you go through especially as a young adult, with certain  decisions and options that you have to consider,” Inigo said during the #OptionsTheAlbum global media conference. 


  Donny owns up to his mistakes, vows to end bullying in school   Star Cinema’s series "He's Into Her" starring two of today’s hottest young stars Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano continues to rake in online viewers as it stayed on top of the most watched shows on iWantTFC for the fourth straight week since it premiered.       The recent episode saw Deib (Donny) putting an end to his bullying of Maxpein (Belle). The two mortal enemies eventually got to know each other better as they planned for a school project that their principal forced them work on together.    


                                   Getting connected online becomes more convenient as new subscribers of SKY Fiber Super Speed Plans from June 25 to July 31, 2021, will be able to save P500 on their installment fee with the Flash 500 Off Promo.       The offer is available to all residential subscribers nationwide when they subscribe to either an Unli Broadband Plan or Unli Broadband + HD Cable TV Plan. Those who will avail of a standalone plan of 40Mbps or above will only have to pay P500, instead of P1000, to get their high-speed modem installed. Meanwhile, a 30Mbps or above Bundle Plan, which has an installation fee of P2000, will only be P1,500 within the promo period.

Paolo Sandejas drops first Tagalog song and music video, “Misteryo”

After the success of his recent collaboration with Joey Tha Boy for   “Feel Alive,”   Paolo Sandejas comes out of his comfort zone as he releases his sophomore single for 2021,   “Misteryo”,  under Universal Records. To celebrate the release, the young singer-songwriter hosted a listening party on Thursday, June 17 at 9PM via Universal Records’ Facebook Page. Subsequently, Paolo did a livestream on Instagram to kick off the premiere of Misteryo’s music video a week after the official launch.

Scan and Donate to Different Charity Organizations via ShopeePay

Make safe and secure donations to your preferred beneficiaries such as Ronald McDonald House Charities, Hope, GMA Kapuso Foundation, Philippine Red Cross, and UNICEF ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, partners with more than 30 foundations to offer users an easier, safer, and more convenient way to donate to their beneficiaries of choice. Over the last three months, there was a steady increase in foundations adopting digital payment options like ShopeePay. These newly onboarded foundations are AHA Learning, Animal Kingdom, For Our Farmers, Green Space, Hope, LovedVolunteers, Silid Aralam, Save Philippine Seas, TV Maria, and Waves for Water.

The new realme 8 5G delivers top-notch 5G experience without compromise

The latest 5G innovation from the country’s no. 1 smartph realme, the country’s no. 1 smartphone brand for Q1 2021, enables Filipinos to capture the infinite possibilities of 5G technology with the launch of the realme 8 5G, available first on Shopee on June 25. Unveiled via a special livestream event on the realme Philippines Facebook page and YouTube channel, the realme 8 5G is the brand’s latest innovation as it eyes to lead the fast-growing 5G segment in the Philippines. As 5G infrastructure develops at a rapid pace in the country, realme is committed to providing 5G access and connectivity to as many Filipinos as possible. With cutting-edge 5G technology, exceptional speed, and all-around functionality, the realme 8 5G is bound to set a new standard for 5G-ready smartphones in the mid-range category.


  A moving rendition by the “Queer of Soul” “Tawag ng Tanghalan” season 4 grand finalist Makki Lucino gives a new meaning to the emotional ballad “She Used to Be Mine,” as she releases her own rendition of the song under Star Music tomorrow (June 25).   “We want it to serve as a reminder to everyone not to be afraid of change, to always celebrate life, and to embrace one’s age,” said Makki, who initially performed the song while competing in “Tawag ng Tanghalan.”   “Kinanta ko po siya sa ‘Tawag Ng Tanghalan’ bago makapasok ng top 6, 'yung feedback po ay na-touch 'yung mga tao, naiyak sila. 'Yun po 'yung maganda, na I was able to touch other people's hearts,” she added.


  ABS-CBN Music, 7K Sounds team up to champion the sounds of PH islands ABS-CBN Music introduced its newest partner label, 7K Sounds, which seeks to champion the sounds of the more than 7,000 islands of the Philippines.     “7K Sounds is an exciting addition to our music labels, especially since our main goal is to showcase the Filipino sound to the global stage,” said ABS-CBN Music creative director Jonathan Manalo.       The music label is helmed by its CEO, singer-songwriter LA Santos, who got inspired by foreign artists championed in their home country for their unique sound. He also sees the label as a platform where more Pinoy artists can express themselves through various music genres.


  English-dubbed “Doble Kara,” “It Might Be You,” and “Crazy For You” streaming on June 25 Enjoy and experience proudly Filipino stories of joy, love, and laughter online as ABS-CBN Entertainment streams on its YouTube channel blockbuster Filipino movies and hit TV shows that are dubbed and subtitled in English starting June 25 until July 31.   ABS-CBN, the leading Filipino media and entertainment company, is making these special offerings available globally on YouTube as part of the celebration of Philippine Independence in June.

Shopee Among Top 30 on the List of GradPhilippines’ Top Graduate Employers of 2021

The ranking acknowledges Shopee for its popularity and quality among companies in the Philippines Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has been voted as one of the top 30 Graduate Employers to work for in the Philippines.  GradPhilippines, is a platform that connects students, recent graduates, and early career talents with potential job opportunities, employers, internships, and more. It is the most sought-after employer awards in the Asia Pacific Region, especially in countries like Australia and New Zealand. 

Globe Kmmunity reunites fans with BLACKPINK at exclusive fan event

BLACKPINK getting creative with designing their own limited edition Globe At Home x BLACKPINK modems Globe customers, Kpop fans, and BLACKPINK fans ended last week in a high as Globe Kmmunity reunited them with record-breaking K-pop quartet, BLACKPINK last June 18 for a “ Show You Like That: An Exclusive Show for the Ultimate Globe Fans.” Given the pandemic and its restrictions, Globe was still able to create a one-of-a-kind experience and brought the Philippines closer to JENNIE, JISOO, ROSÉ AND LISA, and likewise, the girls to their dearest fans in the Philippines. “A lot of us have been deprived of experiences that bring delight ever since the pandemic which is why we are more than happy to serve our customers with exclusive experiences and exciting treats like this show together with global ambassadors, BLACKPINK,” said Issa Guevarra-Cabreira, Globe’s Chief Commercial Officer.               Visit the Hallyu At Home room and experience BLACKPINK vibes at Globe At Home's World @

Love Is Written In The Stars IN New WeTV Original Kilig Series “Boyfriend No. 13”

“Good morning, Philippines! Isa na namang step patungo sa true love!” This is the battlecry of Kimverly Santillan, the yet-to-be-lucky-in-love lead character in the new WeTV Original romantic comedy series, Boyfriend No. 13 , when she wakes up in the morning. Finding “the one” is her goal in life, and she is counting on destiny to deliver! But fate has a few tricks and surprises up her sleeve. Join Kimverly on her journey to finding her soulmate when Boyfriend No. 13 starts streaming for FREE on WeTV on July 02, Friday, at 7:00PM. New episodes drop weekly. Boyfriend #13   puts together a talented cast to tell this unusual love story. One of Philippine showbiz’s most in demand actresses, Sue Ramirez, plays Kimverly, the twentysomething romance novelist at the center of the series. She lives her life according to the cards, the stars, and her superstitions. Her every move is calculated to deliberately avoid misfortune and ensure that her life is as close to perfect by letting her many

Watch the best and most trending K-dramas now on Viu with PLDT Home

Korean dramas, or K-dramas, continue to capture the fascination of Filipino viewers. Especially during the quarantine, it has become a staple source of entertainment for the Filipino households.   As the country’s fastest internet provider that enables better digital entertainment at home, PLDT Home partnered with Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, to give more Filipino families access to a wide catalog of Asian dramas, especially the most-loved Korean series and TV shows. Now, PLDT Home subscribers can enjoy a Viu Premium subscription for a discounted rate of Php 80/month that comes with free one (1) month Viu Premium access for uninterrupted viewing with zero ads, unlimited downloads and first access to the newest Viu shows.   To give you a glimpse of what you can enjoy with this partnership of PLDT Home and Viu, here are some of the top shows you don’t wanna miss on Viu: The Penthouse Season 3 : One of the most viewed Korean series last and this year is ba

At Beko, protecting the planet is top of mind

Beko, Europe’s no. 1 home appliances brand, remains committed to sustainability and saving the planet as part of its mission to empower next generations to live healthier lives.   Beko continues to do its part in protecting planet earth by designing and manufacturing innovative sustainable appliances and will soon launch eco-friendly appliances supported by three key pillars, including use of recycled materials, use of bio-composites and products that use fewer chemicals. The big picture is that Beko’s corporate culture goes beyond just making and selling appliances.   “We are passionate about making sustainability affordable and accessible. This way the environmental benefits of our products are spread across the globe and are not just merely a luxury. With this in mind, developing new technologies enabling lower cost of sustainability is our number one priority,” said Gürhan Günal, Country Manager of Beko Pilipinas Corporation.

Shopee reveals 4 types of Filipino online shoppers, offers something for everyone this 7.7 Mid-Year Sale

42% of Filipinos surveyed are Sulit Shoppers, who are driven by the best deals and prices online A survey conducted by Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, revealed four types of online shoppers in the Philippines and their motivations for shopping online. Shopee surveyed more than 3,000 Filipinos and found that value is the most important factor for online shoppers, with 42% of respondents stating that they are driven by the best deals and prices. 71% of them are females, ranging from 18 to 34 years of age .


  A song about cherishing moments with loved ones Star Pop artist Jose Vitug leaves a profound message about constantly treasuring moments with loved ones in his debut solo single “ Huling Yakap .”   “I want the song to remind everyone to cherish every moment and every person in our lives because we'll never know when our ‘huling yakap’ will be. Ngayon na ba? Bukas? In a few hours? Who knows?” he explained.

Selsun Blue attacks dandruff at the roots so you don't have to worry

Dandruff can cause scaly patches, inflammation and itching of the scalp. Managing it can be tough but the shampoo you use can really make a difference. Selsun Blue helps you fight dandruff like a PRO by attacking the root source. Persistent and chronic dandruff can trigger helplessness and insecurity. Be more confident by using Selsun Blue, which helps relieve dandruff so that you can live your life with joy and confidence.


Our only hope to save the world is a bunch of supervillains -- what could go wrong? Check out “The Suicide Squad” - Official “Rain” Trailer which has just been released by Warner Bros. Pictures.  Watch the film in Philippine cinemas this 2021.

JIRISAN Wraps Filming - an iQiyi Original and Exclusive

  Star-studded iQiyi Original K-Drama Jirisan Led by Jun Ji-hyun & Ju Ji-hoon Wraps Filming   Exclusive on the iQiyi International app and site later this year   This year’s highly-anticipated action-adventure mystery thriller “Jirisan,” an iQiyi original and exclusive K-drama series, directed by Lee Eung-bok (who also directed Mr. Sunshine) and written by Kim Eun-hee (also the writer of Kingdom and Signal) has just wrapped up filming!  The series was completed after ten months which started September 2021 and officially wrapped on June 21.