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Shopee partners with McDonald's for a fun holiday collaboration

Shopee partners with McDonald’s for a fun holiday collaboration where users can get a chance to win Shake Shake fries when they play Shopee Shake from Dec 1 to 12. Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, partners with leading global quick-service restaurant McDonald’s for its Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. From December 1 to 12, users can play Shopee Shake for a chance to win McDonald’s Shake Shake Fries and up to 12 million Shopee coins.

Gerald Santos headlines UNLIMITED, A CONCERT FOR A CAUSE

International stage actor and Pinoy Pride bearer Gerald Santos headlines in one of the biggest concerts for this year, UNLIMITED, A CONCERT FOR A CAUSE, which is slated on December 13, 2019, 8PM at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.  An initial concert offering of LE’ POSH Entertainment Production, this concert endeavor is a coming together of world class Filipino artists who all have a soft spot for the plight and welfare of our OFWs and their loved ones.

YENG EMBRACES POP-ROCK ORIGINS IN LATEST SINGLE “SANA NA LANG”

Yeng Constantino goes back to her roots in her newest song “Sana Na Lang,” a pop rock track which she recorded with her bandmates and longtime friends, Gray Sky Sun. Reminiscent of her sound during her early years in the music industry, “Sana Na Lang” is effortlessly complemented by Gray Sky Sun’s impressive musicality and the pop rock princess’ unique tone.

5 REASONS WHY “HELLO, LOVE, GOODBYE” IS NOT JUST YOUR TYPICAL LOVE STORY

“Hello Love, Goodbye,” Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richard’s box office record-breaking and first movie team-up is set to make hearts swoon once more as it makes its TV debut this December with its airing on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO. Directed by the award-winning director Cathy Garcia Molina, it depicts the stories of the OFWs in Hong Kong and the love story of Joy (Kath), an OFW aspiring to migrate to Canada, and Ethan (Alden), a bartender awaiting his residency status.  As their lives intertwine, viewers will see how this film is more than just a love story. Here are some of the lessons Kapamilyas can pick-up from the film:

METRO STAGES METROWEAR STYLE AWARDS 2019 ON ITS 30TH YEAR

Honoring PH’s fashion icons and legends Metro pays tribute to the icons and local legends in fashion through the Metrowear Style Awards, honoring 10 photographers, 10 designers, and 10 muses who have helped the magazine inspire and transform lives for decades. The biggest runway event by far is in celebration of Metro’s 30 th  anniversary, an appreciation night for the extraordinaire personalities who have not only collaborated with the magazine but have made significant contributions in their respective fields. 

DIMPLES ROMANA ENDORSES NEW PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE, JUANLIFE

With the constant disruption brought about by the digital industry, insurtech company Agile Insurance Agency and Business Technologies Inc. or simply Agile, is ready to push the limits in providing digital insurance solutions to their stakeholders and customers. Central to Agile's purpose is to elevate insurance education by creating agencies for information dissemination. Thus, Agile partnered with Dimples Romana as its brand ambassador for the product that they launched, JuanLife Personal Accident Insurance at Edsa Shangri-la Hotel last November 27, 2019.

Realme to open PH flagship store in Iloilo

Game-changer brand realme is set to inaugurate its flagship concept store in the country on November 29. The opening of realme’s flagship store marks the brand’s first anniversary in the country and comes on the heels of realme’s recent milestones, including a string of successful product launches and record-breaking offline and online sales, Realme’s biggest offline store to date will be located in one of the brand’s biggest and most-active markets in the Philippines, Iloilo City, specifically at SM City Iloilo.It will house the brand’s complete lineup of smartphones, merchandise and accessories, including iconic cases and realme buds.

NICK JONAS, AWKWAFINA INJECT “JUMANJI” SEQUEL WITH YOUTHFUL VIBE

Nick Jonas ( Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle , TV’s  Kingdom ) and Awkwafina ( Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s 8 ) lend a hip, youthful vibe to Columbia Pictures’ epic action-adventure Jumanji: The Next Level (in Philippine cinemas December 4).

Spotify teams up with Jose Mari Chan and Tatak Pinoy All-Stars on First Asia-made Holiday Single

Tatak Pinoy All-Stars Line-Up includes Ben&Ben, December Avenue, I Belong to the Zoo, Jose Mari Chan, Julie Anne San Jose & Moira Dela Torre What is Christmas in the Philippines without Jose Mari Chan’s beautiful holiday songs ringing throughout the nation? Today, Spotify has partnered with this legendary crooner and some of the hottest OPM artists to deliver an early gift under the tree; a fresh rendition of his 1990 classic “ A Perfect Christmas ”. Available exclusively to stream on Spotify as part of Spotify Singles: Holiday,  “ A Perfect Christmas ” sees Jose Mari Chan teaming up with Ben&Ben , December Avenue , I Belong to the Zoo , Julie Anne San Jose and Moira Dela Torre who each bring their own unique sound to the track. The single, which was produced by Ito Rapadas and Marvin Querido, will feature on Spotify’s Paskong Pinoy playlist.

BRAND NEW POSTERS UP FOR “BAD BOYS FOR LIFE,” “FANTASY ISLAND”

Columbia Pictures has just shared the new posters for two of its highly anticipated films of the next year -- the action-thriller  Bad Boys for Life  starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, and the horror-suspense  Fantasy Island  from Blumhouse. Check out the one-sheets below and watch  Bad Boys for Life  in Philippine cinemas on January 22, followed by Fantasy Island in February 2020.

"Intensify your office #OOTD with these edgy styling staples"

There will come a point in one’s lives that their wardrobe will be dominated by corporate clothes, seeing that 80% of their days are spent in the office. But this doesn’t mean one has to get stuck with uptight outfits that do not exude style. Here are wardrobe staples that will keep you looking professional and confident without sacrificing style.

KAKAI BAUTISTA SAYS FAREWELL TO HEARTBREAK WITH WITTY NEW BOOK “LA NA BYE”

Singer-actress Kakai Bautista turns her misfortunes on love into an amusing collection of poetry, anecdotes, and quotes in her first book “La Na Bye,” published under ABS-CBN Books. Formally launched at the Kapamilya Books Blowout weekend fair held at the Ayala Malls Manila Bay, “La Na Bye” is a timely nod to the current trend of individuals communicating their emotional pain online through ingenious clap backs and clever but hard-hitting responses to heartbreaks more commonly known as “hugot.”

STARS OF “JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” JOHNSON, DeVITO CRASH A WEDDING!

After a successful media summit recently in Cabo, Mexico, stars of  Jumanji: The Next Level  Dwayne Johnson and Danny DeVito found time to crash a wedding.

Beautéderm partners with GMA Artist Center

BEAUTéDERM Corporation continues to captivate the hearts of countless of Filipinos as it officially partners with GMA Artist Center with the formal launch of its Kapuso brand ambassadors such as Camille Prats, Ken Chan, Pauline Mendoza, Rita Daniella, and Sanya Lopez.  For 10 fruitful years and counting, Beautéderm Corporation has been at the forefront of the beauty and wellness industry here in the country as one of its most solid and most trusted leaders.

EMILIA CLARKE DISPLAYS SINGING PROWESS IN “LAST CHRISTMAS”

She recently wrapped the final season of the HBO award-winning series  Game of Thrones  where she played the lead role of Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons.  Now, Emilia Clarke lights up the screen as the aspiring singer Kate, in Universal Pictures’ new romantic comedy  Last Christmas.

INIGO LAUNCHES “CATCHING FEELINGS” MUSIC VIDEO IN THE US

World premiere at the legendary Staples Center for the LA Clippers’ Filipino Heritage Night Inigo Pascual proves to be unstoppable in his career as he just launched the music video for his hit single “Catching Feelings” in the United States, where he performed during the Los Angeles Clippers’ Filipino Heritage Night. The pop star premiered the music video at the LA Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunders game held at the legendary Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, where he sang the summery island pop track that has become of his fastest rising songs to date.

Epic Musical "Cats" Reveals Brand New Trailer

You’re invited to the most joyful event of the holiday season. Watch the  brand  new trailer for Universal Pictures’ epic musical  Cats  now.

BE THE FIRST TO WATCH! “JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” ARRIVES IN PH CINEMAS DEC 4

December is going to be truly next level when the latest installment of the  Jumanji  action-adventure franchise hits the big screen on December 4 in the Philippines.

Shopee Celebrates The Second Wave of Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

From November 18 to December 12, users can look forward to free shipping with ₱ 0 minimum spend promotions daily Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, will celebrate the second wave of its biggest annual event, Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. From November 18 to December 12, consumers can look forward to 24 themed days with free shipping with ₱0 minimum spend promotions, 50% off promotions, and exclusive deals from big brands daily.

Step into the magical world of Frozen 2’s Enchanted Forest with Globe at Home and Disney

Early Christmas gifts await new and loyal customers at the movie’s premiere at SM Mall of Asia The long wait is over! Frozen 2 is finally here and Globe at Home is teaming up with Disney to bring you the highly anticipated sequel... plus a few gifts and freebies for Globe At Home Postpaid and Prepaid customers!  

THE WORLD’S MOST BELOVED SHEEP IS BACK IN “SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON” ON DEC. 4 IN PH CINEMAS

From the successful TV series to a  smashing full length feature film hit in 2015, A-list star Shaun The Sheep is back on the big screen in “Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon” as he boldly goes where no sheep has gone before.                Taking the audience for a hilarious intergalactic adventure, Farmageddon breaks Shaun’s blissful and mischievous daily existence on the arrival of an crazy and sparkly purple-blue alien named Lu-La.  Her magical alien powers, irrepressible mischief and galactic sized burps soon have the flock enchanted and Shaun takes his new extra-terrestrial friend on a road-trip to Mossingham Forest to find her lost spaceship.

“THE GOOD LIAR” SETS FIRST ON-SCREEN TEAM-UP OF HELEN MIRREN, IAN MCKELLEN

Having seen Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen match wits on the Broadway stage some years ago director Bill Condon says, “I knew they were great sparring partners.”  Now, the iconic  actors star together on screen for the first time in New Line Cinema’s suspenseful drama “The Good Liar”  (in Philippine cinemas November 27).

AS “SANTA,” MICHELLE YEOH REVEALS FUNNY SIDE IN “LAST CHRISTMAS”

Coming off the success of  Crazy Rich Asians , legendary Asian superstar Michelle Yeoh stars as “Santa,” the wistful-yet-stern store-owner of Yuletide Wonderful where Emilia Clarke’s Kate works,  in Universal Pictures’ new romantic comedy  Last Christmas.

ABS-CBN TO PREMIERE KOREA’S BIGGEST FANTASY-ROMANCE DRAMA IN 2019, “HOTEL DE LUNA”

Can love blossom between a spiritual and mortal being?   In a mystical hotel located in Seoul, South Korea, lies the answer.   “Hotel Del Luna,” ABS-CBN’s newest Korean series, which premieres on Monday, November 18, brings together Nathan (Yeo Jin-Goo), a Harvard graduate with a future of becoming the youngest manager in one of Korea’s largest hotels, and Jang Man-wol (Korean pop star IU), a lonely soul with a painful past that prevents her from crossing the bridge to the afterlife, in a hotel that caters to spirits with unfinished business in the living realm.

GET TO KNOW RISING EDM ARTIST JACE ROQUE

For someone without the backing of a major record label or management team, Jace Roque is quite the accomplished artist. Jace has been in the business for several years now, which is why he has already amassed a long list of credits as an actor and commercial model. Recently, he switched his focus to music, a field in which Jace also had little trouble finding success.             Jace got to where he is not just because he’s talented, but because he knows exactly what he wants and he’ll do whatever it takes to get it. Jace’s determination has served him well. To date, he has appeared in the hit ABS-CBN shows And I Love You So, Inday Bote and Ningning. He has also played supporting roles in the hit movies Across the Crescent Moon and Tatay Kong Sexy, which starred Matteo Guidicelli and former senator Jinggoy Estrada, respectively.

THE GOLD SQUAD LOVE TEAMS’ FIRST MOVIES TO STREAM BACK-TO-BACK ON iWANT

From their top-rating teleserye “Kadenang Ginto,” The Gold Squad stars Andrea Brillantes, Francine Diaz, Seth Fedelin, and Kyle Echarri bring the magic of young love from TV to digital as they star in their first movies as love teams that will start streaming back-to-back on iWant on November 23 and 27.

“THE WAY BACK” TRAILER REVEALS INSPIRING SPORTS TALE STARRING BEN AFFLECK

Academy Award-winner Ben Affleck (“Argo,” “The Accountant”) stars in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Way Back,” from director Gavin O’Connor (“The Accountant,” “Warrior”).   C heck out the film’s official trailer below and watch “The Way Back” in Philippine cinemas March 5, 2020.

JAYDA AND JEREMY G TALK ABOUT UNCONDITIONAL LOVE IN NEW SONG “PERFECTLY IMPERFECT”

A track for couples facing self-doubt and insecurity… Young singer-songwriter Jayda is back with another heartwarming tune through her self-penned song “Perfectly Imperfect,” a duet which she sang with “The Voice Teens” finalist Jeremy G . The track, produced under Star Music, speaks about mutual love and appreciation between lovers. It revolves around the theme of loving someone without reservations despite their flaws and insecurities. It also promotes love that sees beyond physical attributes, a relationship that looks past all imperfections.

“THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE ON THE RUN” TRAILER, POSTER ARE HERE!

They’re not in Bikini Bottom anymore. Watch the official trailer for  The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run , coming soon to Philippine cinemas June 2020!

DRESSED TO THRILL: NEW “CHARLIE’S ANGELS” BEAT BAD GUYS IN STYLE

From the beginning, it was important to director Elizabeth Banks to keep the new  Charlie’s Angels  grounded in reality. Sure they could beat up the bad guys, but really, given the right tools — brains or Krav Maga training or a rocket launcher — couldn’t any woman?

HORROR THRILLERS “THE GRUDGE,” “THE INVISIBLE MAN” SCARE WITH NEW POSTERS

Two of next year’s most highly anticipated horror thrillers have revealed their brand new posters -- Columbia Pictures’ “The Grudge” starring Andrea Riseborough and horror genre icon Lin Shaye; and  Universal Pictures ’   The Invisible Man  starring Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Check  out  the posters here and watch  The Grudge  in Philippine cinemas  in January 2020 , followed by  The Invisible Man  in  February 2020 .    They  are  distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures  and  Columbia Pictures.  

Much anticipated Joshua Tree Tour arrives in the Philippines on Wed. 11 December 2019

U2 The Joshua Tree Tour is the first ever concert of the iconic Irish rock band in Manila and is expected to bring together music fans across generations with their anthemic hits including “Where The Streets Have No Name,” “Pride (In The Name of Love),” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “With or Without You” and a lot more at the Philippine Arena on Dec 11.

JANG KI YONG 1ST FAN MEETING COMING TO MANILA

K-drama fans are on a roll! Korean actor and international model  Jang Ki Yong  is coming to Manila for the first time this  November 17 Sunday  at the  Samsung Hall (SM Aura)  as part of his 2019 JANG KI YONG 1ST FAN MEETING [FILMOGRAPHY] Tour. Exciting on-site activities and up-close interactions await Jang Ki Yong’s fans in Manila as announced by concert and live events promoter Wilbros Live.  

60 “TAWAG NG TANGHALAN” SINGERS RETURN TO “IT’S SHOWTIME” FOR “ALL-STAR GRAND RESBAK” SHOWDOWN

Sixty singers from the past three years of “Tawag ng Tanghalan” are making a blazing comeback to the “It’s Showtime” stage as they come together for a special edition called “All-Star Grand Resbak” that kicked off on Monday (November 11). In this new edition, the 60 “grand resbakers” have teamed up to form three groups with 20 members each – Team Alab, Team Bagsik, and Team Sinag – and compete with each other, survival-of-the-fittest style.

Shopee Unveils New Christmas Jingle with Jose Mari Chan on Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas TV Special

On November 11, Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas Sale will offer all-day sitewide free shipping with ₱0 minimum spend Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, kickstarts the festive season with star studded performances by Alden Richards, Maine Mendoza and Jose Mari Chan on the Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas TV Special aired on GMA and Shopee Live. During the TV Show, Shopee brand ambassador Jose Mari Chan amazed viewers with an exclusive live performance of the newest Shopee Christmas jingle. Shoppers can look forward to the official launch of the Christmas jingle on all online channels on November 12. The newest Shopee Christmas jingle is a fun rendition of Jose Mari Chan’s highly popular original “A Wish on Christmas Night”, and was specially composed to welcome Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas Sale.

Fast Charging is the smartphone feature that will change your life.

In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, a smartphone is a must-have appendage to keep up with one’s daily grind. But one feature that rarely takes the spotlight, yet very much deserves it, is Fast Charging. Go-getters would know that the last thing that they want is for their smartphone to slow them down. And the best smartphone of choice to date, that will be up and running as you are is the Vivo V17Pro.

THE PLAYERS OF “JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” GET THEIR OWN POSTERS

Three weeks into the grand opening of Columbia Pictures’ action adventure  Jumanji: The Next Level,  the studio has unveiled the film’s main one-sheet and individual posters of its outrageously lovable characters -- Dr. Smolder Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson), Prof. Shelley Oberon (Jack Black), Franklin “Mouse” Finbar (Kevin Hart) and Ruby Roundhouse (Karen Gillan).

Realme PH tops Lazada 11.11 sale, realme 5 hailed best-selling smartphone in LazMall

Realme Philippines named top 2 highest-selling brand in its first Lazada 11.11 sale Realme Philippines claimed the second spot in terms of brands with highest sales at the biggest online sale event – Lazada 11.11. Despite this being its first venture in the famous Lazada event, realme led the mobile phones and tablet category. Catapulting the brand to this latest milestone is the quad-camera speed master realme 5, which was hailed as LazMall’s best-selling smartphone. A true winner in its price point, the realme 5 comes with highly competitive specifications such as a Snapdragon 665 Processor, 6.5-inch HD+ IPS display and 5,000mAh battery.

Ayala Land Lights Up the Holiday Season with a Bigger and Brighter Gallery of Lights

Every year, thousands of families and friends gather at the Ayala Triangle Gardens to experience a spectacular evening made to delight the senses. Dazzling lights, beautiful music, stunning projections, and illuminated art installations are brought together for a memorable Christmas tradition. “The Gallery of Lights by Ayala Land is the highlight of our year. It’s our way of giving back to the community and making the holidays more meaningful for many Filipino families.” says Cathy Bengzon. “Filipinos celebrate Christmas like nobody else in the world. It’s a special time that brings families together, and it truly brings us joy knowing how we have become a part of this tradition,” she continues. “And each year we are inspired to make the event even more memorable than the last. That is why this time around, we’re making the event brighter with new additions to the whole production, and a line-up of activities that we hope will bring cheer to everyone.”

START YOUR ENGINE FOR THE NEW TRAILER OF “SONIC THE HEDGEHOG”

Gotta. Go. Fast! Check out the brand new trailer for Paramount Pictures’ adventure comedy  Sonic The Hedgehog , in Philippine cinemas February 2020.

realme XT 64MP Quad-Camera Xpert records sold-out first weekend sale

Realme XT’s offline release met with long queues of pre-order claimants and walk-in customers Realme Philippines marks yet again another sold-out feat with the first offline weekend sale and pre-order claiming for the 64MP quad-camera XPert, the realme XT. Claimants of pre-ordered units were seen lining up in several realme stores nationwide as early as 9AM to get their device and exclusive freebies. The realme XT, which was launched last October 29 in the Philippines, brings flagship-class features in the midrange price segment – a clear reflection of the real value gene of the realme brand.

You can now instantly transfer funds to more than 40 banks with your PayMaya account

Don’t pay cash, just send to bank with PayMaya! Getting turned off by the hassles and extra transaction fees of moving money to another bank account? Did you wish you didn’t have to line up at a bank branch just to make a deposit? Now there’s no need to worry–you can now skip the line and send money the most convenient way with PayMaya’s Send Money to Bank feature powered by InstaPay!