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Have A Taste Of Tala Gil’s Latest Sweet Offering “cherry soda”

  Compared to her previously released singles, expect an unmistakably sweeter blend of pop and spirit on   Tala Gil ’s latest offering, “cherry soda” out now under Universal Records Philippines.


  Record-breaking series streams finale episode on August 3 on iWantTFC Are Max and Deib (Belle Mariano and Donny Pangilinan) end game or game over? The fairytale-like romance of the two lovebirds may really be over as their personal problems cause them to slowly drift apart in the much-awaited ‘kilig’-filled finale episode of the phenomenal, record-breaking series, “He’s Into Her” season 2, on iWantTFC.  “He’s Into Her” captured the hearts of viewers as the most streamed original series on iWantTFC and the most watched weekend program on ABS-CBN Entertainment’s Kapamilya Online Live. 

May sweldo na! Treat yourself with deals up to 50% off on budol-worthy gadgets and fan-favorite beauty brands on Shopee

Enjoy the payday weekend with sweet deals from your favorite electronics and beauty brands, 10% off vouchers, free shipping with 0 min. spend, and 100% bills cashback at Shopee’s July 30 Payday Sale!   Who doesn’t love payday weekends? Aside from having the time to relax and unwind, our replenished bank accounts allow us to reward ourselves. This July 30, Shopee is giving its users an extra special treat with up to 50% off on bestselling electronics and beauty products, 10% off vouchers, free shipping with 0 min. spend, and 100% bills cashback!   Be sure to go to Shopee this July 30 to catch exciting deals from leading brands when you watch the Shopee Budol Live: Grand Electronics Sale. Even more, you can also level up your skincare regimen with sweet deals on Shopee Beauty’s wide selection of beauty and skincare items. For more details, here’s what you can expect during Shopee’s July 30 Payday Sale:

Sarah G, SB19, Parokya ni Edgar and Alodia featured in Acer Day concert on August 3

    In celebration of Acer Day 2022, a concert featuring Sarah G, SB19, Adie, Sud, Janina Vela, Yow, Awi, CLR, and Parokya ni Edgar will be staged on August 7, 2022 at the MOA Arena The annual Acer Day celebration is back and will feature a special line-up of performances, sales promotions, rewards, and activities for everyone to enjoy! This year’s theme, ‘Make Your Green Mark’, highlights Acer’s care for the environment by reigniting its passion for sustainability practices and serves as a reminder for the collective efforts needed in making a “green mark.” “Introduced in 2017, the Acer Day campaign has helped promote the company’s brand image among consumers as ‘Young and Stylish’ , while promoting its advocacies, consumers, and channel partners. This year, with the focus on sustainable living and the promotion of the eco-friendly Vero series, Acer hopes to garner more support for environmental efforts and remind everyone of their duty to preserve and care for our planet ,” sa

BuKo Channel Celebrates 1 Year of Nonstop Feel-Good Comedy

It’s been a year of joy and laughter for the country’s first and only 24-hour comedy channel, BuKo. Launched last August 2, 2021 by Cignal TV and APT Entertainment Inc., BuKo made good strides in bringing comedy magic to Filipinos in just one year, catering to multi-platform audiences on Cignal and SatLite Pay TV, and on the video streaming service Cignal Play, where it enjoys the distinction of being the no.1 entertainment channel on the platform. BuKo also delivered over 120 hours of more than 220 episodes of Original Programming, as well as over 50,000 hours of more than 1,000 episodes of Pinoy comedy classics such as Okay Ka Fairy Ko, Iskul Bukol, and Daisy Siete among others. With the theme “Tawa’t Tuwa Fiesta: The First BUKO Anibersaya,” BuKo’s anniversary celebration spotlights one year of feel-good entertainment with the announcement of upcoming new shows and back-to-back episodes of BuKo Originals. To start off the anniversary fiesta, BuKo launches a three-hour long marathon f


  Online show for global Filipinos now on kumu Get ready with your favorite drink every Saturday morning and listen to the engrossing conversations featuring global Filipinos in “Over A Glass Or Two (OAGOT),” the new FYE channel show premiering on kumu this Saturday (July 30) at 10 am.   “OAGOT” is a virtual tête-à-tête hosted by Filipino-Americans Jessy Daing and Jesse “Jcas” Castro featuring interesting celebrities and personalities, inspiring overseas Filipino workers, and successful entrepreneurs who gamely talk about their journey to success and outlook on relevant issues over a glass of their favorite drink.


    Former “Pinoy Big Brother Kumunity Season 10” celebrity housemate Shanaia Gomez has officially ventured into recording with the release of her debut single “ Para Sa’yo ,” which conveys an appreciation towards a lover for being loving, generous, and caring.   Released under Star Pop, the hopeful and upbeat song "Para Sa'yo" narrates the positive impact an uplifting relationship can have on a person. Star Pop label head Rox Santos served as its overall producer.    Before her venture into recording, Shanaia appeared in the music videos of hit singles " Diwata " and “ Ikaw Ang ” as the lady who has captured Sam Concepcion’s heart. She is also seen in the trending series "He's Into Her" season 2 as Dominique. 

Score tickets to CHA EUN-WOO’s Fan Meeting in Manila with Smart Prepaid

Smart Prepaid, in partnership with PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, Viu is powering up the K-Life experience of subscribers with CHA EUN-WOO’s much anticipated 2022 Just One 10 Minute <Starry Caravan in Manila> fan meeting at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on August 6.   Smart Prepaid subscribers can get a chance to join the live event by simply using their points on the GigaLife App and subscribing to Smart Prepaid promos to redeem and claim a ticket on a first-come, first-served basis.

LG Looks Forward to the Future

While it seems like the world pressed pause while the pandemic was going on, LG, the South Korean technology conglomerate, went hard at work to address the needs of the future. COVID fundamentally changed how business is done, from hybrid work setups to teleconferencing. An immediate need presented itself and LG rose to the challenge.    In LG Reconnect, the fruits of LG’s labor was finally unveiled to the public. The tech event was recently held in The Podium Hall, Mandaluyong and was hosted by LG brand ambassador Andrei Felix. The function featured a vast selection of LG Commercial Displays, all ready to face the needs of the future today. 

Shopee, Shopee Xpress partner with Whisper and World Vision to empower young women to #Share The Confidence

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, recently launched the #ShareTheConfidence campaign in partnership with Whisper and World Vision, to educate Filipinos on the importance of menstrual hygiene management. This initiative is part of Shopee Bayanihan, the company's umbrella CSR arm that seeks to provide support for communities in need through partnerships with various humanitarian organizations.  As part of the campaign, Whisper pledged to match and donate sanitary products for every Whisper product sold on Shopee from May 28 to June 30. Almost 130,000 young women from World Vision’s partner communities all over the Philippines benefitted from the initiative and received sanitary products through the delivery efforts of Shopee Xpress, Shopee’s logistics arm. Apart from raising awareness on proper menstrual hygiene management, the #ShareTheConfidence campaign also aimed to break the stigma around menstrual health and address the issue of period povert


  Featuring Cannes Film Festival, stories of Kendall Jenner, Adriana Lima, and more The biggest, brightest, and most glamorous fashion events from around the world are coming to iWantTFC as the streaming platform partners with FashionTV, a popular international fashion and lifestyle channel.    FashionTV is the first international fast channel to be made available on iWantTFC - with 10 million active users as of the second quarter of 2022. This partnership is just the beginning of many more partnerships to come as part of iWantTFC’s commitment to offer more content that would cater to new audiences. “This wonderful partnership will allow us to further expand iWantTFC’s various offerings and reach even more audiences in different parts of the world. Our goal has always been to continue to provide meaningful and relevant stories which our viewers can enjoy and relate to,” said ABS-CBN head of digital Jamie Lopez.   FashionTV head Michel Adam, meanwhile, says that this partnership allows

UTG International Pro outguns 15 teams to win the PUBG Mobile Infinix Cup

Infinix introduced its newest ambassador at the NOTE 12 Grand Event: actress, showbiz personality, and avid mobile gamer Andrea Brillantes. Brillantes said the NOTE 12’s smooth and lag-free performance helped her win many games. The smoke has cleared, the battlefield is quiet, and the dust has settled–we have a new champion as UTG International Pro takes the big win in the first-ever PUBG Mobile Infinix Cup! Held recently at the SM Mall of Asia, Music Hall and broadcasted live via the Infinix Mobile Facebook page, the grand finals of the PUBG Mobile Infinix Cup saw the skilled players of team UTG survive the rigors and outlast 15 competitive teams across three matches to take home the crown and the P500,000 prize pool. UTG played well and consistently posted top finishes across all three matches in the grand finals, playing well into the late game and finishing third in Matches 1 and 3, and sixth in Match 2 to score a total of 56 points. Coming in second place was Playbook Esports with

Tirso Cruz III Officially Assumes Position as New FDCP Chairman and CEO

New Chairman and CEO of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Tirso S. Cruz III has officially assumed his position as the head of the country's national film agency during his visit to the FDCP office in Manila last July 21. Chairman Cruz and Outgoing Chairperson Liza Diño met to discuss the preparations for the transition process. He was accompanied by his daughter Djanin Cruz, director Joey Javier Reyes, Atty. Patricia Lejano, and Atty. Chris Liquigan.   Cruz was among the appointed officials who took their oath in the Malacañang Palace before   President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. last July 5. The veteran actor is bringing to the   Agency more than five decades of experience in the film and entertainment industry.  

Get up close and personal with Korean superstar Seo In Guk!

There’s been a lot of buzz lately around singer and actor Seo In Guk, and we can see why. The South Korean superstar recently gave fans a treat with his newest album –  LOVE&LOVE  – his first solo release in five years!   The first song on the single album is  My Love , a heartfelt R&B track that features singer-songwriter and rapper Ravi. The song evokes feelings of longing and caring deeply for another person. In Guk shared that he made the song to deliver a message of cheering up someone who’s going through a tough time. “I felt that with track, I could deliver a small cheer up [even] in a sad way. [It’s my way of] trying to touch their hearts,” he said.


  Fans get exclusive BGYO content, interaction thru Viber’s exclusive backstage pass BGYO has teamed up with the world's leading messaging app, Viber, this month to give its fans an exclusive chance to connect with them online through the Backstage Pass channel on Viber.   BGYO is the first P-Pop boy group to take over the VIP online community, which boasts of providing its 780,000 members the opportunity to interact with their favorite music personalities as if they were backstage with them.   The passionate fandom of BGYO’s Gelo, Akira, JL, Mikki, and Nate called ACEs will surely cherish the virtual meet-and-greet experience that Viber’s Backstage Pass offers through personal chats and exclusive photos, videos, giveaways, and stickers.


  The highly-anticipated prequel to HBO's iconic series Game of Thrones   Sky brings HBO Original drama series  House of the Dragon , a highly anticipated ten-episode prequel of  Game of Thrones  to Filipino audiences on HBO GO starting August 22 (Monday).   Based on bestselling author George R.R. Martin’s novel "Fire & Blood", the series revolves around the story of House Targaryen 200 years before the events of  Game of Thrones . Starring:  Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D ’ Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel, and Rhys Ifans.

NETFLIX | The Sandman main trailer and official key art debut

Dream Dangerously.  Watch the official trailer  of THE SANDMAN here About The Sandman There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams (Tom Sturridge), gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. But when Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever. To restore order, Dream must journey across different worlds and timelines to mend the mistakes he’s made during his vast existence, revisiting old friends and foes, and meeting new entities — both cosmic and human — along the way.

Multilingual pop darling Valentina Ploy is back with a heart-wrenching track “Camera Roll” – her third single since signing with Warner Music Asia in April 2022

  Multilingual pop darling   Valentina Ploy   is back with a heart-wrenching track “Camera Roll” – her third single since signing with Warner Music Asia in April 2022.   A song for the heartbroken – Valentina sings about how the beautiful moments of a lost relationship are forever frozen in time in her “Camera Roll” contrary to the bleak reality. Living in a digital world, “Camera Roll” is relatable to all of us as we navigate our digital space post-breakup. With Valentina’s signature warm vocals and honest lyrical offerings, the track is one that is cathartic to listen to and comforting in knowing that you are not alone on this journey of heartbreak. “Camera Roll” will be accompanied by a music video; depicting a journey in finding balance between reminiscing and letting go.


  “You can be the destroyer of this world, or you can be its savior.” Check out the Comic Con Sneak Peek of “Black Adam” below and watch the film in cinemas and IMAX across the Philippines starting October 19.     YouTube:     Facebook:       About  “Black Adam”   From New Line Cinema, Dwayne Johnson stars in the action adventure “Black Adam.”  The first-ever feature film to explore the story of the DC Super Hero comes to the big screen under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra (“Jungle Cruise”).


Fresh from the San Diego Comic Con, check out the official trailer for “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” – in cinemas across the Philippines January 8, 2023.   YouTube:     Facebook:     About  “Shazam! Fury of the Gods”   From New Line Cinema comes “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” which continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.

NETFLIX | The School for Good and Evil arrives on Netflix October 21

The School for Good and Evil starring Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Michelle Yeoh, and Laurence Fishburne arrives on Netflix October 21. About THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL: In the village of Gavaldon, two misfits and best friends, Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso) and Agatha (Sofia Wylie), share the unlikeliest of bonds. Sophie, a golden-haired seamstress, dreams of escaping her dreary life to become a princess, while Agatha, with her grim aesthetic and offbeat mother, has the makings of a real witch. One night under a blood-red moon, a powerful force sweeps them away to the School for Good and Evil — where the true stories behind every great fairy tale begin.


A subtheme song of KathNiel’s “2 Good 2 Be True” series   Moira dela Torre adds another LSS-inducing love song to “2 Good 2 Be True’s” official soundtrack with her newly dropped single “ Babalik Sa’Yo .”   The track captures the light, kilig moments of Ali Fajardo and Eloy Borja as the new subtheme song of the hit ABS-CBN Entertainment primetime series led by Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.   About unexpected love and wanting to do everything to be together, “Babalik Sa’Yo” was written   specifically for the show by Moira dela Torre and Jason Hernandez and released under Star Music.


Featuring a birthday treat for the Popstar Royalty and more exciting acts   The long wait is finally over as the country's Popstar Royalty, Sarah Geronimo, makes her much-awaited ASAP comeback, plus more world-class treats from your favorite Kapamilya stars this Sunday (July 24) on " ASAP Natin 'To " on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, and TV5.   Celebrate the upcoming birthday and highly anticipated  ASAP return of Sarah G  with a special solo act from the Popstar Royalty herself, alongside tribute performances from New Gen Birit idols Janine Berdin, Lara Maigue, Fana, Reiven Umali, Sheena Belarmino, and JM Yosures with Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez.   Apart from the star-studded ASAP comeback, witness exciting collabs sure to fire up your weekend, including a superb P-Pop tandem treat from BINI and BGYO, and an acoustic session from Yeng Constantino, KZ, and "Tahanan" hitmaker Adie.


  Who needs heroes when you have thieves? Watch the new trailer for Paramount Pictures’ upcoming action adventure  Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves  and get ready to see it in cinemas across the Philippines March 2023.   Facebook – watch/?v=605345604294835     YouTube –  

Get a chance to win the latest Infinix NOTE 12 at the Infinix x PUBGM Cup on July 24

Plus, get a chance to win an Infinix NOTE 12 by cosplaying as your favorite PUBG character! After weeks of battles against the top teams across the Philippines, Infinix x PUBGM Cup is now heading towards its grand finale on July 24 at the SM Mall of Asia ,  Music Hall ,  where we will see top teams across the Philippines battle it out to see who will emerge victorious.   Infinix’s XFans can also join in on the fun and the hype of the Cup by joining the #YangAngSmoothCosplay promo and win their very own Infinix NOTE 12 so they, too, can enjoy the smooth gameplay experience it offers.


  From New Line Cinema comes “Don’t Worry Darling,” directed by Olivia Wilde (“Booksmart”) and starring Florence Pugh (Oscar-nominated for “Little Women”), Harry Styles (“Dunkirk”), Wilde (upcoming “Babylon”), Gemma Chan (“Crazy Rich Asians”), KiKi Layne (“The Old Guard”) and Chris Pine (“All the Old Knives”).   Check out the film’s new trailer below and watch “Don’t Worry Darling” in Philippine cinemas September 28.

Shaping Future Filipino Tech Leaders with Shopee's Global Leaders Program

The rapid growth and development of the tech industry over the last decade calls for a new way of molding future tech leaders. In order to keep up with the fast-paced industry, there is a need to equip future leaders with a global perspective and a constant desire to learn. Part of equipping them with such skills includes expanding their scope of work to enable them to gain new competencies and exposure to different peers, colleagues, business functions, teams, markets, and more—all of which are crucial in training future tech leaders.   This is exactly how Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, develops young leaders in tech. The Global Leaders Program (GLP) is Shopee’s 2-year flagship graduate program open to final year students and young professionals with up to two years of work experience. The program consists of 4 rotations among Shopee’s different departments, 2 of which are overseas. Throughout the duration of the training, participants are given

Puregold Channel’s ‘52 Weeks,’ the First-Ever Filipino Tiktok Series, to debut on July 27

  After the successful release of the digital series “GVBOYS: Pangmalakasang Good Vibes” and “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask,” Puregold is set to launch “52 Weeks,” the first-ever Filipino series made for Tiktok.   The 36-episode series was directed by Lemuel Lorca and produced by award-winning filmmaker Chris Cahilig. It features rising new talents such as Queenay Mercado, a Tiktok superstar with 12.3 million followers, and Jin Macapagal, the first Ultimate BidaMan winner of “It's Showtime”. Derick Lauchengco, the reigning Misters of Filipinas Second Prince, and Herbie Cruz, a Tiktok personality with more than 700 thousand followers, are also part of the series.

TBA Studios brings to the Philippines ‘FANNY: The Right to Rock’

The music documentary about long-forgotten ladies of rock-and-roll is coming to local theaters on August 17 Members of the groundbreaking all-female Filipina-American rock band FANNY rehearse in a scene from the documentary “FANNY: The Right to Rock” One of the Philippines’ leading film production and distribution companies, TBA Studios will release FANNY: The Right to Rock , a music documentary, to Philippine theaters on August 17. [Watch the trailer here: ] Now in their 60s, FANNY is getting the band together for a new record. They trace their road to rock-and-roll stardom from being a self-formed Filipina American garage band of California teens to a ferocious rock band in the 60s and 70s. The members also recall how they battled sexism, homophobia, and racism during their heydays. But with one of them suffering a stroke and another one distancing from the group, will FANNY still be able to perform on stage for their launch? Written and directed by Cana


  "Maalaala Mo Kaya" highlights Filipino aunts who take care of their nieces and nephews like their own children as the country's longest-running drama anthology celebrate's World Aunt's Day with a moving real-life story starring Irma Adlawan and Elisse Joson this Saturday (July 23).   Marlita's (Irma) life changed drastically as she accepts the role of being a mom to her nieces Joy (Elisse) and younger sister  whose father abandoned them for a new family after their mother died. She left her life in Samar and declined a marriage proposal after her boyfriend refused to accept her nieces.   As years went by, the relationship between Marlita (Irma) and her nieces started to grow stronger as Joy (Elisse) started seeing her auntie as her best friend and her “mama”. Both could not imagine losing one another and feared being abandoned. 

FDCP Partners with World-renowned Acting Guru Ivana Chubbuck to Hold Masterclass for PH Film Industry Month

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in partnership with the Ivana Chubbuck Studio, brings world-renowned Hollywood acting coach Ivana Chubbuck to the Philippines to kick off the celebration of the second Philippine Film Industry Month in September 2022. In February of 2022, the FDCP, with the assistance of film and television director Rahyan Carlos, the sole Filipino accredited acting coach to teach the Chubbuck technique in the country, was able to engage Ivana Chubbuck, creator of the cutting-edge Chubbuck Technique, for a special Masterclass designed for a select group of seasoned professional actors as part of the agency’s goal to globalize Filipino talent.  


  The theme song of new iWantTFC series “Beach Bros”   Singer-performer Jeremy G and indie pop band Nameless Kids ignite the audacious and carefree vibe of being young in “ Life’s A Beach ,” the theme song of the new iWantTFC original series “Beach Bros” starring Kyle Echarri, Brent Manalo, Raven Rigor, Sean Tristan, and Lance Carr.   Released under Star Pop, “Life’s A Beach” portrays summer’s adventurous and romantic mood and talks about the importance of enjoying life’s ups and downs like riding ocean waves.    The chill track is a writing collaboration between Jeremy, Star Pop head Rox Santos, and ABS-CBN Music creative director Jonathan Manalo, who also co-produced it with Nameless Kids’ vocalist and keyboardist Nhiko Sabiniano.