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Score a limited-edition realme phone, the new Colgate electric toothbrush, 50% off on Unilever bundles, 45% off on Dreame vacuum cleaners, and more unbelievable deals from your favorite brands at the Shopee 5.5 Brands Festival!

From April 26 to May 7, Shopee users can get up to 50% off on selected brand bundles, free shipping capped at ₱50 with no minimum spend, and 10% off daily!   Looking to upgrade to the latest smartphone, stock up on groceries, or try out highly-reviewed beauty products? You can do all that and more while enjoying greater savings when you shop at Shopee’s 5.5 Brands Festival! Until May 7, gear up for an exciting week full of awesome deals and discounts from your favorite brands, free shipping w/ 0 min. spend, 10% off vouchers daily, and 50% off brand bundles. If that’s not enough to get you excited, Shopee is offering users sitewide free shipping daily with ₱ 199 min. spend from May 1-5, so you can truly make the most of your shopping. Exciting offers and exclusive launches from leading brands The Shopee 5.5 Brands Festival is the perfect place for techies to upgrade their gadgets. Gamers can look forward to the new realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Edition , which features a sleek design, powerfu

Power All Day With Summerific Payday Offers From TECNO Mobile

  You won’t believe all the awesome deals awaiting shoppers at TECNO Mobile’s Official Stores in Lazada and Shopee!   TECNO Mobile, knows exactly how to make payday weekend even more spectacular, with huge, hotter-than-summer deals on its best-selling mobile phones and accessories at the TECNO Mobile Flagship Store in Lazada and the TECNO Mobile PH Official Store in Shopee Mall . Staying true to its commitment to deliver innovative, high-performing smartphones to emerging markets, these offerings meet both the needs and budgets of TECNO Mobile’s consumers. The brand strives to enable every Filipino to experience advanced mobile technologies that enable them to stop at nothing in their pursuit of excellence, truly making TECNO Mobile the premium smartphone brand for all.

STAR MAGIC TURNS UP THE HEAT WITH "SLAY THE HOT SUMMER"

  The summer fever continues with back-to-back treats from Star Magic as they celebrate their 30th anniversary with the launch of its digital video magazine, "Slay," and the fun travel reality show " HOT Summer in Baler" in "Slay the Hot Summer" event at the Resorts World Manila on May 1 (Sunday).     Meet the sexy cover girl of "Slay," which embodies women empowerment and body positivity, Alexa Ilacad , as she shares her journey doing the cover shoot and explains how it empowers her as a woman." It shows how I deserved to be loved and how I should love myself," Alexa said in the teaser released by Star Magic.  

Boots Anson Roa-Rodrigo reveals her realizations about Martial Law

Veteran actress and former senatorial candidate Boots Anson Roa-Rodrigo has endorsed the candidacy of Vice President Leni Robredo as she also revealed her realizations about Martial Law.    “Ngayong 2022, ang presidente ko ay si Leni Robredo. Boots Anson-Roa-Rodrigo po. Dating naniwala sa pangako ng disiplina at pagkakaisa, pero nakita at naranasan ang katotohanan,” Anson-Roa said in a video.   The actress, who ran for senator under the Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP) ticket of the late Fernando Poe Jr., also found fault in the the regime of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr.

GFiber brings exciting premium content with Amazon Prime Video, HBO Go, Viu

  Boasting a new level of internet connectivity, Globe At Home’s GFiber brings the most exciting premium content – Amazon Prime Video, HBO Go and Viu— to give the whole family non-stop entertainment.   With this package, dad and mom may unwind by streaming top crime thriller “Reacher” on Amazon Prime Video, while teens in the house can indulge in adult superhero animated series “The Boys Presents: Diabolical.” The entire family can relax together and relive “Game of Thrones’” most memorable moments on HBO Go, check out the Filipino miniseries “On the Job: The Missing 8,” or simply laugh with  bunso  at the antics of “Tom & Jerry.”

ALEXA AND KD SHARE THEIR LOVE FOR MUSIC AND HOW THEY CREATE MEANINGFUL MOMENTS TOGETHER

  KDLex trends on social media, Tiktok video garners more than 1 million views   Hottest musical love team KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad gave a glimpse of how they craft songs together in Alexa’s newest TikTok video, which has over 1 million views now.   “Whenever I write songs, there’s always an inspiration,” Alexa shared. She specifically likes browsing the internet for various poems to read before crafting lyrics for a new song.   KD, on the other hand, is continuously learning music theory through online resources since he helps create the melody after Alexa writes lyrics.   The pair gave a sample for viewers as Alexa wrote new lyrics for a song about an unexpected admirer. KD tried out some chords on his guitar until they agreed on the right tune for the verse. At the end of the video, Alexa sang the short song while KD played the instrumental music.

Check out these wow-worthy products you can avail this summer at 0% interest!

Make the most out of your  summer budget at Home Credit’s The Great 0% Festival until May 30 First time seeing a white sand beach?  Wow!  Enjoyed the rush of adrenaline of your first bungee jump?  Wow!  Witnessed a breathtaking view from the mountain you hiked?  Wow!  Satisfied your craving for a warm strawberry  taho?   Wow!   Whatever fun and exciting activity we do during summer, we Filipinos like to celebrate these special moments with a big WOW. As such, Home Credit Philippines, the country’s leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider, celebrates the summer season the same way.   Experience more wow moments this summer as Home Credit Philippines offers Filipino customers the biggest 0% interest shopping deal yet so far at The Great 0% Festival. Shoppers may enjoy limitless deals and promos of Home Credit’s wide selection of products from home appliances and furniture, gadgets and smartphones, bicycles and motorcycle accessories to electronics and hardware, sports equipment and app

REBUILDING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES THROUGH EDUCATION

  Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation (CLFI) supports the rehabilitation of Marawi by providing learning tools and devices in Amai Pakpak Central Elementary School (APCES) for its alternative learning sessions. In the photo: (L-R) Fatime Mognie, Chief of the Curriculum Implementation Division; Anna Zenaida Unte-Alonto, OIC of Schools Division Superintendent;  Amai Pakpak Central Elementary School teachers and ALS educators. Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. (CLFI), the social responsibility arm of Cebuana Lhuillier, the largest micro financial service provider in the country, celebrated the launching of its 100th Alternative Learning System-Community Learning Center (ALS-CLC) at Amai Pakpak Elementary School in Marawi City. The 2017-armed conflict caused massive destruction that displaced a great majority of Marawi city’s population. As the local community leaders work towards rebuilding the lives of affected individuals and families, CLFI extended assistance to Department of Education (DepE

‘Exciting part’ as ‘daughter’ Jodi Sta. Maria endorses ‘Tay’ Chel Diokno for senator

Actress Jodi Sta. Maria officially declared her support for the senatorial bid of human rights lawyer Chel Diokno.   In an Instagram story, Jodi shared her photo while using the “CHELFan” and holding a flyer of the senatorial candidate.    She accompanied the post with the caption “Hello Tay @cheldiokno! Isa po ako sa mga Chel-dren niyo” and the hashtag #21cheldioknosasenado, referring to his number on the ballot.   In a separate Instagram Story, Jodi posted a photo of the “CHELFan” and the flyer with the caption “Sasamahan tayong maging liyamado ang mga dehado #21cheldioknosasenado.”

Sun Postpaid rebrands to Smart Postpaid for a better mobile experience for subscribers

More subscribers can expect a better   mobile experience as Sun Postpaid officially rebrands to Smart Postpaid starting April 25, Monday. Under this rebranding, all Sun Postpaid subscribers will still be able to use their existing mobile number, SIM and plan inclusions, but will now enjoy all the benefits and perks that come with being a Smart Postpaid customer.

SAGIP PELIKULA PAYS HOMAGE TO MARICEL SORIANO WITH PREMIERE OF DIGITALLY RESTORED 'AMA, INA, ANAK'

  In the latest edition of Sagip Pelikula Spotlight ABS-CBN Film Restoration honors the legacy of Philippine cinema's Diamond Star, Maricel Soriano, in the latest edition of "Sagip Pelikula Spotlight" on KTX, featuring the premiere of her digitally restored film "Ama, Ina, Anak" on April 26 (Tuesday). Apart from "Ama, Ina, Anak," today's audiences can catch more of her restored hits on KTX the following day, including "T2," "Kung Kaya Mo, Kaya Ko Rin," "Mila," "Separada," "A Love Story," among many others—all featuring a preshow interview with Maricel herself.

4 tips to keep your printer well-maintained

  Of all the important devices you have in your home and office, one thing you really can’t afford to break down on you at any time is your printer. There’s just too much that relies on a solid working printer, which is why it’s an absolute must to remember keeping it well-maintained at all times. Fortunately, it’s not hard to keep your printer well-maintained. Just clean it regularly and make sure your ink is well-stocked, among other things. Here are four things to remember when you maintain your printer:

Paolo Sandejas’ Delightfully Sweet Single “HIDE & SEEK” Is About Finally Finding Your Special Soulmate

  Following the successful release of “Different Shade of Blue” last January   (WATCH OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO HERE) , which has racked up over 491,000 streams on Spotify, rising singer-songwriter   Paolo Sandejas  is dropping yet another feel-good indie-pop single,   “HIDE & SEEK”   under Universal Records. The summer’s intensity is now in full effect this April and so is Paolo’s streak of wonderful singles as he continues to heat up the OPM scene with new music. “Hide & Seek” is a splendid track that shows off the young singer-songwriter’s intricate talent in crafting such a feel-good melody mixed with simple yet glamorous poetic lyrics.

"First Darna" Iza Calzado refers to VP Leni as a real leader

Actress Iza Calzado, who will play the first Darna in the said superhero TV series, lauded Vice President Leni Robredo for always being present during times of crisis, saying Filipinos should choose a leader like her over somebody who is constantly absent during calamities.  Obviously referring to her screen alter ego whose power emanates from a stone, Iza stated: “Kanino ba dapat ipasa ang bato? Sana sa isang taong nagpapakita at nararamdaman, eleksyon man o hindi. Hanggang sa pinakamalayong kanayunan. Hindi kailangang maging isang superhero, pero sana ‘yung kasama natin sa kahit na anong krisis sa buhay,” Calzado said in a video message.

ANGELA PENS FRIENDSHIP SONG “DAGDAG NA ALAALA” AS TRIBUTE TO HIGH SCHOOL YEARS

  The Squad Plus member and TikTok star drops another relatable track Folk-pop artist Angela Ken takes listeners back to the simple but meaningful joys of teenage friendships in her new single “ Dagdag na Alaala ” released under Star Music.   “Dagdag na Alaala” serves as an ode to Angela’s beautiful memories in high school and the special bond she’s built with her friends from that time of her life. She co-wrote the track with ABS-CBN Music creative director Jonathan Manalo who also served as its producer.   Meant to evoke nostalgia and relay appreciation for one’s high school barkada, the song also makes a statement about nurturing friendships. “The song reminds us to always value our friends and the people around us while they’re still with us,” said Angela who rose to fame via TikTok and is now part of Star Magic’s Squad Plus.

“Maya” By Shanti Dope Salutes All The Youth Eager to Hustle for Success

  Today,  Shanti Dope  has dropped an astounding new single titled   “Maya” , a song written with the goal of becoming a strong anthem for the new generation in mind. Clocking in just a little over three minutes, “Maya”, is an exuberating rap track with a hypnotizing hook that only the young Rap Phenom along with producer  Lester Paul “ Klumcee”   Vaño can deliver. It is in fact Shanti Dope’s tribute to his generation: a new class of Filipinos breaking barriers, conventions, and what it takes to be who they want to be. It is an anthem of defiance, where each  “Ey, kamusta?”  is met with the assurance that Shanti — and all who share his relentless spirit — can only go bigger, higher, and stronger.

LOVI, PIOLO, AND MORE STARS HEADLINE BEST-OF-THE-BEST PARTY ON 'ASAP NATIN 'TO'

  Relive the hottest acts from your ASAP family Catch your favorite Kapamilya stars on one stage as we look back to some of the hottest world-class performances, including a power collab from Piolo together with the finest ASAP divas, Lovi's sizzling treat, and more this Sunday (April 24) on "ASAP Natin 'To" on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, and TV5.   Relive the powerhouse OPM treat from the ultimate heartthrob Piolo Pascual, alongside iconic divas Zsa Zsa Padilla and Regine Velasquez. Meanwhile, feel the heat anew with a fiery performance from showbiz's precious gem, Lovi Poe.   Throw it back with an upbeat disco hits act from Janine Gutierrez, Yeng Constantino, Nina, Lara Maigue, Nyoy Volante, Enchong Dee, Robi Domingo, Seth Fedelin, Edward Barber, Charlie Dizon, and the whole "ASAP Natin 'To" family.

LOVE, MARRIAGE, BETRAYAL, AND FASHION CONTINUE IN THE NEW SEASON OF “THE BROKEN MARRIAGE VOW”

Jodi Sta. Maria (Jill), Zanjoe Marudo (David), and Sue Ramirez (Lexy) share relevant takeaways from their riveting “The Broken Marriage Vow” characters via Metro.Style’s digital cover story, “ Celebrating Filipino Artistry with ‘The Broken Marriage Vow .’” Now on its  season 2 , the show continues to garner praises not only for the cast’s performances but also for the Filipino elements seen in the costume design, set design, and storytelling. “The Broken Marriage Vow” airs weeknights on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, Jeepney TV, and TV5.

SYLVIA DEPICTS A MOTHER’S STRENGTH IN iWANTTFC’S “MISIS PIGGY”

  Sylvia and Ria’s first mom-daughter series streaming for free this April 25 After portraying multiple mom roles, Sylvia Sanchez stars alongside her daughter Ria Atayde for the first time in a heartwarming series about a mother’s unconditional love in “Misis Piggy,” iWantTFC’s early Mother’s Day offering which streams for free in the Philippines this April 25.  “Misis Piggy” is a poignant love letter to all mothers who strive to shower their kids with all the love and care despite enduring their own seemingly insurmountable struggles and pains. In the iWantTFC original series, Sylvia plays the role of Marivic, a selfless and strong-willed single mom of three middle-aged kids. Marivic wants nothing but the best for her children that is why she whole-heartedly dedicates her time in running a meat stall at the market. 

ABS-CBN, KROMA, and 917Ventures launch PH’s newest ‘tradigital’ entertainment channel in May

  Reaching 11 million TV households starting May A  new era will dawn in Philippine entertainment as the country’s leading content provider ABS-CBN, innovative entertainment company KROMA, and  foremost corporate venture builder  917Ventures, introduce “tradigital” viewing to Filipinos through PIE, the Philippines’ first real-time and multi-screen interactive channel that will officially launch in May 2022.   PIE or Pinoy Interactive Entertainment offers Filipinos a digital upgrade to their traditional media consumption habits by allowing them to watch TV shows, join all-day contests, build following, and even steer the storyline of a teleserye across multiple screens including TV sets, laptops, desktops, and mobile devices.   On PIE, those in the audience are not just viewers but a well-engaged community that plays an active role in storytelling, game shows, and talk shows.

GLOBAL BLOCKBUSTER HIT 'THE BATMAN' STREAMING ON HBO GO VIA SKY

  Robert Pattinson as Gotham's caped crusader SKY continues to bring the DC Universe to Pinoy audiences with the exclusive online streaming of the global box-office hit "The Batman" now showing on HBO GO. Now with A-list Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson taking on the titular role of Gotham's caped crusader, Warner Bros. Pictures breathes life anew to DC Comics' iconic hero, this time with grittier drama, compelling storytelling, revamped looks on beloved characters, and more action-packed sequences while staying true to the Batman legacy throughout the years. From the direction of American filmmaker Matt Reeves, the film recounts the tragic back story of reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne and his quest in the underground crime scene as a vigilante, seeking to end crime and corruption that have plagued Gotham City for the longest time. He then has to face a looming threat as a sadistic culprit causes mayhem in Gotham by killing its powerful elites, drawing him neare

You can now receive e-sukli at SM, powered by PayMaya

Say goodbye to bulky coins and bills!   Receiving a handful of coins and bills as change can be pretty inconvenient, especially if you need to carry them around as you go about your day. Sure, you can stuff them neatly in your wallet or coin purse, but as they pile up, there should be another solution to hold your endless barya.        And who hasn't encountered the perennial " meron po ba kayong  exact amount" question when paying at the cashier?        The good news now is there is e-sukli! Digital financial services leader PayMaya and the Philippines' largest department store, The SM Store, launched this innovative solution to make receiving change more convenient for shoppers. e-sukli allows customers to receive a change of up to P50 directly to their PayMaya accounts instead of taking bulky coins and bills from the cashier.   

KRYSTAL BRIMNER DEBUTS WITH POP-DANCE SONG “LET ME BE ME”

Young actress-singer Krystal Brimner conveys her generation’s eagerness and thirst for independence in her newly-dropped debut single “ Let Me Be Me .”   Best known for her titular role in the musical “Annie” in 2016, 15-year-old Krystal used to be part of the sing and dance trio Just A.S.K., regularly seen on “ASAP Natin ‘To” with fellow members AC Bonifacio and Sheena Belarmino.   Now, Krystal embarks on a recording career with the pop-dance song “Let Me Be Me,” representing Gen Z’s youthfulness, eagerness, and courage to experience life at its fullest and learn from their own mistakes. 

Smart assembles top gamers Alodia, Christine, Dexie, and Nix for star-studded GIGA Arena video

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has pulled off an ambitious crossover moment as it brought together top gaming celebrities for a star-studded video for GIGA Arena, the first all-in-one esports platform for Filipino mobile gamers.   The one-minute video features Alodia Gosiengfiao, Dexie Diaz, Christine Samson and Nix Gaming, who are among the most prominent Filipino streamers today.   Alodia rose to international fame for her elaborate cosplays and streaming, and is now the co-founder of Tier One Entertainment, which aims to revolutionize the esports landscape in the country. Like Alodia, Christine Samson is both a cosplayer and streamer, and dabbles into commercial modelling and a TV hosting. On the other hand, both Dexie Diaz and Nix are among the country's top Mobile Legends streamers today with 6.6 million and 4 million Facebook followers, respectively. In the video, these top gamers were transported to the various dimensions of the GIGA Arena and it

Live your best life with Xiaomi 12 series: Get yours now at this flagship phone’s open sale

  Living your best life means having the right tools to help you embrace all your passions. Today’s young and dynamic achievers know with their minds, hearts and guts that it’s no longer a choice between these experiences and interests. They are all within reach as long as one has mastered the digital lifestyle.        Enable your digital and ever upwardly mobile life with the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro, and grab yours today at the ongoing #Xiaomi12Series open sale. Shop now on   Lazada  and   Shopee , or at any authorized Xiaomi store nationwide. 

This isKwela online community, EdVenture to give away free 500 single tutorial sessions for parents

To catalyze educational transformation through technology, Globe’s online education community This isKwela and online learning platform EdVenture are giving away free 500 single tutorial sessions for parents on April 21, 2022.   “With most schools deploying online learning  due to the pandemic, we want to elevate learning by equipping parents with an additional learning tool to ensure that their children do well in school while at the same time providing additional income to hundreds of Filipino educators who either lost their jobs or experienced reduced salaries due to the pandemic ,” said  Sarah Cortes, Head of EdVenture Learn Group .

You can now pay your SSS and Pag-IBIG fees with ShopeePay

With ShopeePay, enjoy up to 25% cashback when you pay government billers. Many of us need to pay fees to government agencies for employment, travel, and business requirements. At times, we spend almost half a day or more finishing our transactions—from physically going to the offices, banks or payment centers to filling out forms and lining up. The good news is that ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, has made paying government bills more convenient and rewarding . If you’re a member of SSS and Pag-IBIG, chances are you contribute and pay dues to these agencies on a regular basis. With ShopeePay, you can now conveniently pay your government bills, including SSS and Pag-IBIG, from the comfort of your homes and avoid the long lines at government offices or payment centers. On top of the convenience and security that digital payments provide, you also get up to 25% cashback when you pay government billers with ShopeePay. With this cashback offer, you can reduce the cost associat

realme Pad Mini 3GB+32GB WiFi variant to launch at P1,500 OFF starting April 20

Coming off of the successful launch of the realme Pad Mini earlier this month,  the brand continues to prove that #MiniIsPowerful with the arrival of the tablet’s 3GB+32GB WiFi variant, starting at only P7,490 this Wednesday.    Coming off of the successful launch of its latest tablet earlier this month, realme, the PH’s no. 1 smartphone brand for 2021 [1]   announced the arrival of the 3GB+32GB WiFi variant of the realme Pad Mini.      Designed to provide excellent entertainment and productivity at the palm of your hands, the realme Pad Mini is the ideal multimedia companion for your digital needs. In addition to being one of the slimmest and lightest tablets in its price segment with its 7.6mm Ultra Slim Design and 8.7’’ Large Display, it comes with other dynamic features such as the powerful Unisoc T616 Processor for effortless multitasking, an 8MP Ultra Wide-Angle Rear Camera and Dual Stereo Speakers for optimal video streaming, and a 6400mAh Mega Battery with 18W Quick Charge for

ANJI TO BRING OUT RELATABLE ‘FEELS’ IN FIRST SOLO CONCERT ON APRIL 30

  Dreams of incorporating a part of her hometown into the show… Anji Salvacion is beaming with elation and gratitude as her “Feels: The Concert” is finally happening on April 30 (Saturday)—her first solo concert where she hopes to connect with her supporters.   “This is really very special and important to me because first of all I'll be sharing this beautiful moment with my supporters and that’s what I’m really looking forward to as well. I can't wait to share the bond between a performer and an audience,” Anji shared.   Though tight-lipped about the must-see performances she prepared for her digital concert, the former “Pinoy Big Brother: Kumunity Season 10” celebrity housemate assured that a full-on concert vibe is to be expected as well as lots of relatable ‘feels.’

Score the best deals this summer at Home Credit’s Great 0% Festival

Over 5,000 items are available at 0% interest installments at all participating stores nationwide until May 31 Just when we thought summer couldn’t get any more exciting this year, the country’s leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider Home Credit Philippines offers Filipino shoppers 0% interest installments from its wide selection of over  5 ,000 items at its first-ever Great 0% Festival.   Starting April 11 until May 31, customers who wish to purchase their summer  budol  may get to avail of their chosen items through an affordable installment plan with Home Credit. For up to 3 different items in one loan contract, customers may choose a flexible payment of 6, 12, 15, and 18 months at 0% interest at all participating stores nationwide. 

Ray of Hope for PH: Film workers, Supporters Launch ‘Liwanag sa Dilim’ music video

A music video celebrating Vice President Leni Robredo and the hope she brings for the country and for the Filipino people has been launched by film workers, musicians and different volunteer groups supporting her presidential run   Yeng Constantino and Rivermaya teamed up to perform “Liwanag Sa Dilim,” the music video of which also features different personalities, including actress Angel Locsin and actor Piolo Pascual.   VP Leni's daughter, Aika, also appears in the video, together with Elmer Cordero, one of the six public utility drivers who were jailed for protesting the transport stoppage during the lockdown.

NEW “TOP GUN: MAVERICK” FEATURETTE SHOWS CAST’S INTENSE PILOT-TRAINING

The most intense film training ever…You won’t believe the training each actor had to go through. Go behind the scenes now and see the action come to life in Paramount Pictures’  Top Gun: Maverick.  Watch the film May 25 in theaters and IMAX across the Philippines.

MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES 2022 TO BE CROWNED THIS APRIL 30

  See it first on iWantTFC and ABS-CBN Entertainment YouTube Channel A new queen will be hailed as the official bet of the country to the prestigious Miss Universe on April 30 as Miss Universe Philippines 2022 streams LIVE and for FREE starting 7 pm via iWantTFC and ABS-CBN Entertainment YouTube Channel. Filipinos all over the world will get to see Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez pass her crown on this special night through ABS-CBN, as the official digital streaming partner of the Miss Universe Philippines.