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This Halloween, there are no tricks, just treats with the Vivo V7+

Trick or treating is something that was introduced locally a few years ago but something that has become almost an instant hit to children and adults alike. Shooting a good and clear Halloween photo with the usual low-lit or dim setting of a Halloween ambiance may be a challenge with an ordinary phone camera.

Teen Singing Sensation Inigo Pascual promises to keep it lit in “One Music X” in Dubai

The excitement has shifted to a higher gear as the next music experience to watch, “One Music X”, counts down to the much-awaited fusion of Philippine music and Dubai’s indie acts among others, on November 3 at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.  Youngest among the elite lineup is the  Teen Singing Sensation  Inigo Pascual, who may have started much later in the game but is expected to bring in the most thrills especially from the younger members of the crowd.

KAPAMILYA ARTISTS UNITE VOICES TO INSPIRE FILIPINOS TO #JUSTLOVE

ABS-CBN to unveil recording video for 2017 Christmas theme online The biggest names in the OPM scene have come together to spread love in the whole nation this coming holiday season as they bring life to ABS-CBN’s 2017 Christmas theme #justLOVE.

JESSA AND DINGDONG, ALL SET FOR THEIR “20/30 ANNIVERSARY CONCERT”

Celebrity couple and certified OPM hitmakers Jessa Zaragoza and Dingdong Avanzado are jointly celebrating decades of music career success with the “20/30 Anniversary Concert” happening on December 8 (Friday) at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila. The Phenomenal Diva commemorates her 20 th  year in showbiz while The Original Prince of Pop marks his 30 th  anniversary in the industry.

MR. AND MS. BPO TOP 40 FINALISTS REVEALED

After a careful deliberation, Royale Chimes Concerts and Events Inc., makers of Mr. and Ms. BPO, finally revealed its Top 20 male and Top 20 female finalists after the three closed-door screenings held at I'M Hotel in Makati last October 7, 8 and 14. Prior to the final selection of the Top 40 candidates, these hopefuls presented themselves to the Mr. and Ms. BPO Screening Committee composed of officials from Royale Chimes Concerts and Events Inc., former beauty queens, top-notch fashion designers, ace fashion and lifestyle photographers and beauty pageant social media influencers. 

“THOR: RAGNAROK” GROSSES P201.56-M, BIGGEST OCTOBER WEEKEND EVER IN PH

Like a champion gladiator, Marvel Studios’  Thor: Ragnarok  conquered the Philippine box-office for the Oct. 25 – 29 period, raking in a thunderous P201.56-M for the No.1 spot and bragging rights as the Biggest October Opening Weekend Ever in PH history. The latest  Thor  action-adventure also claimed the 4 th  Biggest Opening Weekend for 2017 (following Beauty and The Beast, Wonder Woman and Spiderman Homecoming), as well as the Biggest Opening Weekend for a solo  Thor  title.

The next big thing in Philippine EDM is set to inject his brand of music to the next biggest music experience in the Middle East “One Music X”

In a country where songs that echo the tenets of love and pieces that border on  feels  catch mainstream attention,  Moophs  breaks into the Philippine music industry with a refreshing fusion of electronic dance music (EDM) and tropical sound.  This November 3, Moophs , the next biggest act in homeland EDM takes his brand of music to the world stage via the newest music fest in the Middle East --- “One Music X”.

FILIPINA SINGER ALISAH BONAOBRA RETURNS TO THE X FACTOR UK

Twenty-two-year-old Alisah Bonaobra won UK’s heart and made it back to the live shows on The X Factor UK. Viewers were asked to vote for an eliminated act from the Judges’ House round whom they want to come back and compete in the live shows. On Sunday’s episode, it was a battle between the Boys and the Girls categories with the theme “Express Yourself.” The X Factor UK hopefuls performed a song of their choice related to the theme.

THE SCRIPT LIVE IN MANILA

Midas Promotions is happy to announce that The Script are returning to Manila - admittedly one of their favorite tour destinations, for the fourth time - with their latest #1 album  Freedom Child. The concert will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena on  April 14th, 2018 .

NEW GAMES IN “JIGSAW” FROM ICONIC SLASHER FILM

It’s no surprise that when we hear the words Saw and Jigsaw, it only brings us to think about one of Hollywood’s finest slasher cult-classic film series, after more than fourteen years and grossing $874 million worldwide, the one and only Jigsaw is back and ready to play new games with everyone. The newest installment’s story takes off 10 years after the death of sociopath killer, John Kramer, who is also known as the “Jigsaw Killer” or simply “Jigsaw”. After a series of murders bearing all the markings of the Jigsaw killer, law enforcement officers find themselves chasing the ghost of a man dead for over a decade and embroiled in a new game that’s only just begun.

Synergy88 launches its newest mobile games on ESGS 2017

Synergy88 Digital Inc., is set to showcase and launch two of its newest mobile game application on a press conference during the E-Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) on October 28, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center Manila meeting rooms 2 and 3.             The two mobile games to be featured on the press conference are Barangay 143: Street League and Ang Panday mobile game.

Vivo V7+ influencer Kisses Delavin is Francis Libiran’s muse at the MEGA Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018

Pinoy Big Brother alum Kisses Delavin is in cloud nine. After venturing into the popular reality show, the 18-year-old from Masbate City has received numerous projects and endorsements left and right one of which was a recent offer to be part of the Vivo family as an influencer.

FOSTER THE PEOPLE COMING TO MANILA ON JANUARY 26

Concert News:  Foster The People  is coming to Manila for their  Sacred Hearts Club Tour  on  Friday, January 26, 2018  at the  KIA Theater .   Founded in in 2009, Foster the People achieved success with the 2011 release of its debut album  Torches , which has sold nearly two million albums and over nine million singles worldwide.  Torches  features the #1 hit single “Pumped Up Kicks,” which was declared “the year’s anthem” by SPIN, and also spawned the chart topping singles “Don’t Stop (Color On The Walls),” “Houdini,” and “Helena Beat.” Foster the People garnered three Grammy nominations for its monumental debut, including Best Alternative Album, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Pumped Up Kicks” and Best Short Form Music Video for “Houdini.”  Supermodel  was the second full-length record from Foster the People. Influenced by frontman Mark Foster’s world travels and shifting perspective, the album was recorded in studios around the world and features fan favorites includi

ABS-CBN MOBILE LAUNCHES NEW EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL SERIES

Maymay, Edward, Kisses, Marc, Alex Gonzaga, KaladKaren, Mr. Fu to host new original shows The choices of entertainment for ABS-CBNmobile users just got a lot bigger as ABS-CBNmobile launched seven exciting, new, and original shows starring ABS-CBN’s hottest up-and-coming stars on the ABS-CBNmobile Exclusives website. Viral sensation KaladKaren, Kapamilya stars Maymay Entrata, Edward Barber, Kisses Delavin, and Marco Gallo, host and comedian Alex Gonzaga, celebrity radio jock Mr. Fu, and   kilig ambassadors Hashtags host their own shows in short format that cover everything from exclusive celebrity interviews, love advice, life lessons, fun gameshows, and even scary stories.

Asia's Pop Sweetheart Julie Anne San Jose Signs with Universal Records

Kapuso Singer-Actress Julie Anne San Jose inked her recording contract on October 27, 2017 at Universal Records office. Present during the signing are Universal Records General Manager Kathleen Dy Go, Operations Manager Peter Chan, Senior AVP for Alternative Productions of GMA Gigi Santiago-Lara and Julie Anne San Jose. She joins Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Christian Bautista, Noel Cabangon, Parokya ni Edgar, Gloc-9, Sponge Cola, Aiza Seguerra, Claudia Barretto, Donny Pangilinan and Elmo Magalona, in the elite roster of Universal Records’ prime artists.

NEW “JUSTICE LEAGUE” FEATURETTE HIGHLIGHTS WONDER WOMAN

Warrior of the Amazons. Protector of the world. Find out more about WonderWoman in the new  Justice League  featurette titled “Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman” which has just been released by Warner Bros. Watch  Justice League  in Philippine cinemas  Nov. 16 .

English Alternative Band NOTHING BUT THIEVES performs at the Kia Theatre on January 21!

English band Nothing But Thieves gained the respect from pillars of the modern rock community – among them Muse, who took them out as support band on their 2016 arena tour. Nothing But Thieves  consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Conor Mason, guitarist Joe Langridge-Brown, guitarist and keyboardist Dominic Craik, bassist Philip Blake, and drummer James Price. The alternative rock  band’s music celebrates eclecticism and songcraft. “We weren't setting out to write something completely different, but I would say we experimented more, tried to push the boundaries, tried to capture something that pushed us outside of our comfort zone,” says guitarist Dom Kraik. “If a song made us feel a bit odd, that's good.” In fact, it’s that spirit that motivates them. “The mantra of the band is to not regurgitate any ideas,” says frontman Conor Mason.

GRAE SHARES IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN “WANSAPANATAYM” THIS SUNDAY

Louie (Grae Fernandez) now takes on another journey as he transforms into Melissa (Louise Delos Reyes) using the magical shoe shiner and learns the importance of family and being a loving son in “Wansapanataym Presents: Louie’s Biton” this Sunday (Oct 29). When Louie spent another day as Ralph (Aljur Abrenica), he once again violated the fairy god leather’s rules after he teased and mocked Melissa about her feelings for the basketball player, prompting her to resign from being his assistant.

WARNER BROS.' “THE 15:17 TO PARIS” TO BE RELEASED IN PH FEB.21, 2018

Clint Eastwood’s drama “The  15:17  to Paris,” about the real-life heroes who derailed a terrorist attack during a highspeed train ride, will be released in the Philippines on  February 21, 2018 . The announcement was made October 24 by Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. Kroll stated, “Clint Eastwood is one of our most prolific and enduring filmmakers and we are thrilled to continue our longtime collaboration with him as we bring his next film to the screen. This is both a touching story of three lifelong friends and a compelling tale of patriotism and heroism, and we felt this would be a great window for audiences everywhere to experience this uplifting true story.”

JACINTHA IS THE LADY IN RED IN “LA LUNA SANGRE”

ABS-CBN’s hit fantasy action series "La Luna Sangre" continues to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and opened   the week with the heart-stopping revelation of Jacintha (Angel Locsin) as the mysterious ‘Lady in Red.’ To everyone’s surprise, Jacintha finally showed her true self as a vampire and effortlessly killed Sandrino’s (Richard Gutierrez) men, including Boris (Ali Khatibi). It was also revealed that she was behind the shooting of Sandrino by Senator Paglinauan (Freddie Webb) using a bullet made of wolf fang, which caused the supreme vampire’s heart to beat again.

“MAGANDANG BUHAY” THROWS TWO-PART BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR ‘MOMSHIE FOR ALL SEASONS’ VILMA SANTOS

Get to know the one and only Vilma Santos not just as the ‘Star for All Seasons’ but also the ‘Momshie for All Seasons’ as ABS-CBN’s morning talk show “Magandang Buhay” throws her a birthday celebration this Thursday (Oct 26) and Friday (Oct 27). Join the country’s favorite momshies Melai Cantiveros, Karla Estrada, and Jolina Magdangal as they look back at Rep. Vi’s humble beginnings and find out how she started out in the world of showbiz. Also, get to know her more as a sister, daughter, wife, and momshie to her sons Ryan Christian and Luis.

YOUNG DESIGNERS’ WORKS TAKE CENTER STAGE IN METROWEAR 2017

In celebration of its 28th year, the country’s authority in style Metro Magazine presents this year’s Metrowear featuring young Filipino designers Patty Ang, Mark Bumgarner, and Michael Leyva in the highly anticipated show dubbed “Fashion and Artistry” happening on October 25 ( Wednesday ) at the City of Dreams Manila. For the first time ever, Metrowear will be livestreamed as it highlights the exquisite works of the country’s hottest designers to showcase the future of Philippine fashion in the global scene. In the last few years, Patty, Mark, and Michael are slowly making their mark in the industry, not just with their designs but also through their inspiring beginnings that have led them to their current triumphs.

GET TO KNOW CYBORG IN NEW “JUSTICE LEAGUE”

Half human. Half machine. All Super Hero. Find out more about Cyborg in the new  Justice League  featurette titled “Victor Stone aka Cyborg” which has just been shared by Warner Bros. Watch  Justice League  in Philippine cinemas  Nov. 16 .

Elmo Magalona Renews Contract with Universal Records

Elmo Magalona renews his recording contract with Universal Records executives on  October 24, 2017 . Present during the contract signing were Universal Records Operations Manager Peter Chan, General Manager Kathleen Dy-Go, Elmo Magalona and Elmo’s momager Pia Magalona. 

TrueMoney Reaches the 1 Million Customer Mark in the Philippines

TrueMoney Philippines recently achieved one of their biggest milestones to date. In less than a year of operations in the country, the company already reached its 1 million transacting customer mark. TrueMoney is a Fintech brand of Ascend Money, a digital finance venture of the C.P. Group from Thailand, one of the largest diversified conglomerates in Asia, and Ant Financial (Alipay), the payments arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. Humble Beginnings and Rapid Growth It wasn’t so long ago when TrueMoney Philippines was just a business concept on a set of PowerPoint slides. Within the first few months, TrueMoney Philippines grew its workforce from one person to hundreds of employees spread across several regions in the country. The team also launched its core technology system and began offering services on a pilot basis to several partners. In a few months’ time, it already built what is now one of the largest payment and remittance networks in the country, with ove