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Kärcher brings worldwide campaign to PH with MI6

Welcoming the Philippine cinema release of Mission: Impossible – Fallout, a Paramount Pictures Corporation and Skydance Media film, Kärcher has launched a promotional partnership with this sixth installment action spy movie, demonstrating how impossible cleaning is possible through the company’s range of products, while also paying homage to the iconic film franchise and some of the greatest stunts featured within. Kärcher brought the global Make Impossible Cleaning Possible campaign to the country by staging a special block screening of Mission: Impossible - Fallout recently at the Cinema 3, Greenbelt 3, Makati City and at Director’s Club, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. Kärcher set up a photowall at the entrance of the movie house to showcase some of its cleaning appliances such as the K5 Premium High Pressure Washer, WD1 / MV1 Vacuum Cleaner Wet & Dry, and the SC4 EasyFix Premium Steam Cleaner. Kärcher also held an on-air radio and online trivia contest prior to the private viewing

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Moira, IV of Spades and G-Force grace Acer Day 2018

Acer Philippines recently kicked off its annual Acer Day celebration at the Glorietta Palm Drive Activity Center. With the theme “Play Music Together”, the launch event doubled as a concert and dance show featuring Moira dela Torre and IV of Spades, both youth music icons of today, as well as renowned dance troupe the G-Force. Introduced last year, Acer Day saw its beginnings in 14 countries across Pan-Asia Pacific. This year, the celebration grows as 20 countries in the region join in on the fun. Aside from the Philippines, Acer Day 2018 will be kicking off in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. In keeping with its global theme “Play Music Together”, Acer Philippines echoes the message that music is one of the most powerful forms of expression and communication. As a testament, the Acer Day Launch Event brought together Moira Dela Torr

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Jollibee Bistek Burger Steak now available for PhP 55 only

Craving for the distinctly savory flavors of the Pinoy favorite Bistek Tagalog? Jollibee, the country’s number one fast-food brand, has you covered with its latest offering: the all-new Bistek Burger Steak! This savory-sour twist to a classic Jollibee favorite evokes all the deliciousness of Bistek Tagalog with the 100% pure beefy goodness of a Burger Steak patty, a generous serving of sauce with just the right sourness, and fried onion toppings. Indulge in the Bistek Burger Steak with a serving of steamed white rice and you’ve got a delightful, Bistek-Sarap, Beefy-Linamnam Ulam that will hit all the right spots. “Introducing this distinctly Pinoy twist to a classic favorite like Burger Steak is proof of Jollibee’s commitment to continuous product innovations and delivering new flavor profiles aligned with the Filipino palate,” said Mari Aldecoa, Jollibee Marketing Director for Core Products. “Our development team has worked tirelessly to ensure that this new offering packs all the g

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First all-Filipino made anime airing soon on GMA

Synergy88 Entertainment Media Inc. has announced that their upcoming TV Series will go on air on GMA 7 starting this October. The announcement was made today by Jyotirmoy Saha, CEO of August Media Holdings; Jackeline Chua, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Synergy88 Entertainment Media Inc. and Takahiro Kishimoto, Head of Animation, International Business Department of TV Asahi. Barangay 143 – as the series is known is the first-ever Filipino Anime series. Co-produced between Synergy88, TV Asahi (Japan) and August Media Holdings (Singapore), Barangay 143 will feature a glittering celebrity cast including Cherie Gil, Alice Dixson and John Arcilla and millennial heartthrobs, Julie Anne San Jose, Kelley Day, Migo Adecer, and Ruru Madrid. Barangay 143 is a feel-good coming of age story of a young Korean boy whose search for his father brings him to the Philippines. Lost and desperate for answers, is here in this foreign land that he finds an unlikely family in a team of misfits whose o

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LG donates TVs to National Museum of Natural History

A refined and cultured afternoon took place at the National Museum of Natural History where Korean giant LG introduced to the Philippine media the newest LG OLED Wallpaper TV, which looked like a classy addition to the museum's resplendent atmosphere. The event is part of the many activities of LG Philippines as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. Hosted by LG Philippines's brand ambassador Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi, the event was graced by LG Electronics Philippines Inc.'s executives headed by Managing Director Inkwun Heo, Vice President for Home Entertainment Jongnam An, and LG TV Product Manager Anj Dumlao, together with National Museum Director Jeremy Barns, another LG Philippines brand ambassador James Deakin, and Noel Guevara, a known underwater photographer and videographer, and director. Opened to the public in May this year, the National Museum of Natural History houses the largest national repository of the diverse flora and fauna in the Philippines. LG found it as an apt and

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Find great deals and promos near you with Piip!

After its launch in Metro Manila last year, Piip, the first mobile application created to help businesses promote products and services effortlessly, is now on its way to expand not only in the Philippines, but also in other markets in Asia. Enabling its users called Piipsters to receive latest updates without unwanted ads, Piip is a new messenger app that gives customers the ability to chat with friends, discover promotions through the billboard and follow merchants that they like. The app allows users to filter the most relevant brands or merchants, and receive updates from them. Users can also contact the sellers directly for questions and comments. Other features of the app include geotargeted promos, allowing Piipsters to discover great deals near their location and view them on a map. Deals and promos can also be shared on social media. Piip is now available for free download on Apple App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android. Established in 2011, the company behind Piip,

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Warner TV stages bigger, geekier Pop Expo in BGC

It’s that time of the year again for fans, artists, and geeks to unite as Warner TV Pop Expo staged a bigger, better, and geekier pop culture experience last Saturday, July 14, at Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City. This year, Warner TV Pop Expo celebrated comics, art, movie, and TV series, as well as board and video games and all things tech. The day-long event boasted fun and interactive games, and activities like street art exhibits, tournaments, and music performances. Admission was open to all, and all activities were free of charge. Physical games in the Heroic Training Grounds served as training grounds for DC Universe hero aspirants. Inspired by TV shows such as Arrow and Lethal Weapon, activities such as Archery Attack, swordplay, and the all-new Toy Pistol Shooting Range kept the adrenaline rush among the participants. Meanwhile, the Dunk King-inspired area allowed participants to create a trick-eye photos of themselves while performing a ring dunk. Fans got the chance t

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Jinro Light night: A Korean enculturation experience

Korean culture is no stranger to us Filipinos. While not everyone is into it, many of us, for sure, are familiar with K-dramas and K-pop songs. In 2017, around 19 K-pop concerts took place in the Philippines: that is as frequent as typhoons visit our country every year. As the Korean culture conquers the country by storm, the desire among Filipinos to authentically experience it in its native South Korea grows. Korea Tourism Organization's data reveals that 220,771 Filipinos visited South Korea for tourism last year, making the Philippines among the top ten countries where international visitors are coming from. Enculturation or the process of learning the surrounding culture has many means. Perhaps, the easiest among these is through food or drinking. Understanding that we love both, the folks at HiteJinro, the company behind the world's best-selling liquor in the world, Jinro, recently brought us to a pub crawl in Poblacion, Makati City to experience the Korean culture by exploring

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The LIB: Imbibing the Katipunan vibe

Strategically surrounded by some of the country's most prestigious educational institutions, namely the Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College, and the University of the Philippines, The LIB in Katipunan is a cafe obviously targeted toward the young, upscale demographic of the area. Located along Esteban Abada Street, The LIB is part of restaurant brands under the Cravings Group, such as BNP, Casa Roces, Cravings, Epicurious, The Coffee Beanery, and Wicked. The Cravings Group is also the entity behind ASHA (Asian School of Hospitality Arts) and CCA (Center for Culinary Arts), as well as Seven Suites Hotel & Observatory. Leveraging on the Group's extensive background in food business, The LIB brings to its patrons popular comfort dishes with new twists, fusing them with influences from other cultures. For example, the common tapsilog becomes Tapa Bulgogi with rice, toppings, sauce, and egg options. Mami's Ramen is The LIB's version of a hearty noodle bowl of Filipino, Chinese, an

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Whet your superhero appetite at first DC cafe in PH

The Philippines's first-ever DC Super Heroes Cafe recently opened its doors to the public at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. True to the name of the new foodie hotspot, the Cafe features an interior design and menu entirely inspired by more than 80 years of DC Comics's rich spectrum of animated movies, comic books, films, and television series. Entering the Cafe, pop culture fans from different walks of life will be welcomed by interiors based on beloved landmarks in the DC Universe such as the Bat Cave, Oracle's Watchtower in Gotham City, and the Hall of Justice, interspersed with life-sized statues of Justice League superheroes. Visitors should not miss trying out the Cafe's menu comprising of themed dishes, including the signature Big Belly Burger and Chilidog, all conceptualized and created by culinary geniuses Chef Mikel Zaguirre of Locavore Kitchen x Drinks, and Chef Kalel Demetrio of Liquido Maestro. A powerhouse of wide collection of DC comic books, graphic novels, license

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