Friday, July 8, 2016

Ways to Save Money During Home-Buying

Wazzup Pilipinas! lists ways on how you can save money when buying the home of your dreams

One of the best things that can show how much one has accomplished is by finally purchasing a home. Owning a home speaks volume on one’s accomplishments, and in many ways it can be considered as a status symbol. For many others, it is basking on the security of having a shelter paid for with their hard-earned money. Whatever the reason, most people would definitely want to acquire a home to call their own.

But before going window-shopping, it is absolutely necessary to determine your financial capacity. As a home is probably one of your biggest purchases, every peso saved is a big help. Online real estate marketplace has put together a list of ways one can save money during home-buying.

1. Get pre-approved for a housing loan

Getting pre-approved for a housing loan offers plenty of advantages. Once your loan for a new home has been pre-approved, you would know just how much you can afford so you will not be wasting money, effort, and time looking at houses that are not within your budget. Also, a pre-approved mortgage gives you an edge when it comes to competing with other buyers for a home as it gives the seller an assurance of your payment capacity.

2. Go online

To save budget while searching for a good bank, Andy Mañalac, former chairman of the National Real Estate Association of the Philippines and now chief advisor of ThinkInvest, suggests going online. “Not only do you save on travel expenses, but [you] also enjoy the benefit of choosing the bank that can give you the best loan rates and terms,” he said. You can easily Compare Home Loans online from different providers.

Mañalac also advises to try house-hunting and initial selection online; not only is it free, but it’s convenient and easy as well. “Now you can do your initial selection through the different listing platforms, check out the details, and have a bird’s eye view of the surroundings and even a street view of the actual property. You can now also view the actual interiors of the units with a controlled panning of the property photos and videos available,” he stated.

3. Narrow down your choices

Arming yourself with a budget and various information about the available houses for sale will help you narrow down your choices. This means you’re eliminating houses that are not within your budget and not up to your standards, thus saving you from spending your resources on impossible choices.

4. Visit houses area by area

Instead of jumping from one area to another then back to where you’ve previously been, you’ll save money and time if you can concentrate on the available houses in one location first. Getting a map and studying the area helps you plan how you can go about the day. The quicker you get to the destination, the more time you’ll have to inquire about and inspect the property.

5. Schedule as many property viewings as you can in a day

If possible, visit as many houses as you can in a day. This does not mean you have to rush through every house and risk missing out on details that could potentially make you regret settling for your chosen new abode. However, the more houses you see, the closer you are to finding your dream home.

6. Take note of the payment period

It is important to consider how long you will be paying for your mortgage. Depending on your finances, you may choose to pay for your mortgage over a shorter period of time, say 5 years, but this means your monthly mortgage payment will be higher. If you opt to choose a longer loan duration, say 15 or 20 years, that is absolutely fine; you will be paying lower monthly mortgage payments, although the overall cost of the loan will be higher as well. What’s important here to choose a payment scheme that your monthly income can comfortably accommodate.

7. Try to haggle

During the negotiation process, you may try to haggle the price of the house, especially if you found some things that could lower its value, such as outdated fixtures, leaking ceilings, and other elements that need repair or replacement. Be careful not to overhaggle, though; going to extreme lengths, such as fabricating a story, just to get the price down might force the seller to give the house to another buyer who’s offering a higher price.

However, Mañalac warns buyers from being the first to make an offer. Knowing the actual and listed price is important as it will help you determine the lowest price the seller will accept. From there, buyers can start making the counteroffer.

There are many more ways to save money when buying a home. It just takes patience, skills in finding the right one, and knowledge to avoid being a victim of overpricing. It’s also recommended to hire a professional, such as a licensed real estate broker, to help you with buying a home.

Strong Smartphone, Data Traffic Growth in Philippines: Ericsson Mobility Report

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· Strong smartphone subscription and data growth are seen to be driving the telecommunications industry in the Philippines, based on the findings from the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.

· Mobile subscription penetration is expected to reach close to 130 percent by 2021 after having climbed to 115 percent in 2015. While LTE was around only 5 percent of all mobile subscriptions at the end of 2015, it’s expected to grow close to 70 percent in 2021.

· “By 2021, insights from the Ericsson Mobility Report indicate that the smartphone subscriptions in the country will more than double from close to 40 million in 2015 to around 90 million in 2021,” Sean Gowran, President and Country Manager of Ericsson Philippines and Pacific Islands, shared.

· Mobile broadband (MBB) subscription penetration for the country stood at almost 50 percent in 2015 but will reach more than 120 percent by 2021. “Aside from increasing affordability of smartphones and improvements in broadband coverage that our operators are working on, we think the youth segment of the market is one of the key drivers of mobile broadband growth, as they are more likely to be viewing online videos, using social networking and instant messaging apps on a daily basis,” Gowran said.

· Globally, the Ericsson Mobility Report detailed a dramatic shift in teen viewing habits: use of cellular data for smartphone video grew 127 percent in just 15 months (2014-15). Over a period of four years (2011-15) there has been nearly 50 percent drop in the time teens spend watching TV/video on a TV screen, and in contrast an 85 percent increase in time spent watching TV/video on a smartphone. This, and the fact that the upcoming generation of mobile users are the heaviest consumers of data for smartphone video streaming (Wi-Fi and cellular combined), makes them the most important group for operators to monitor.

· Compared to mobile broadband subscription penetration, the country’s fixed broadband subscription penetration, on the other hand, was just above 10 percent in 2015. “By 2021, however, we see this penetration rate going up to almost 20 percent,” Gowran said.

· When comparing March 2016 and March 2015, average data traffic per user for mobile broadband in Philippines grew close to 30 percent, compared to around 60 percent for Wi-Fi. Gowran stated that “this is tremendous growth and we recommend that service providers consider how to include Wi-Fi as part of their overall strategy.”

· Worldwide, the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones as the largest category of connected device by 2018.

Between 2015 and 2021, the number of IoT connected devices is expected to grow 23 percent annually, of which cellular IoT is forecast to have the highest growth rate. Of the 28 billion total devices that will be connected by 2021, close to 16 billion will be IoT devices.

Gowran revealed that: “IoT is now accelerating as device costs fall and innovative applications emerge. From 2020, commercial deployment of 5G networks will provide additional capabilities that are critical for IoT, such as network slicing and the capacity to connect exponentially more devices than is possible today.”

The Ericsson Mobility Report is one of the leading analyses of mobile data traffic available, providing in-depth measurements from live networks spread around the globe. The report uses these measurements and analysis, together with internal forecasts and other relevant studies, to provide insights into current traffic and market trends in the Networked Society.

The Traffic Exploration Tool, which accompanies the report, can be used to create customized graphs and tables. The information can be filtered by region, subscription, technology, traffic and device type.

The report defines a connected device as a physical object that has an IP stack enabling two-way communication over a network interface.

IPC Launches Cloud Community of the Philippines for Biz and Tech Enthusiasts

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Pioneer cloud services provider IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), launched the first ever Cloud Community of the Philippines (CloudComPH) during the recently held 2016 Philippine Cloud Summit at the SMX Convention Center in SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

A vendor-agnostic forum, CloudComPH was created by IPC to serve as a venue for the sharing of ideas and best practices, whether technical or operational, among individuals who build, develop, maintain and use cloud computing infrastructure, platforms, and applications in the Philippines. IPC upholds its being a carrier and vendor neutral organization since its inception and underscores this by spearheading the CloudComPH initiative.

“We envision a bustling Philippine economy powered by the Cloud”, said Niño Valmonte, director of product management and marketing at IPC. “Because our country is still an emerging market for enterprise Cloud services, we felt that there is a need for a venue where Filipino businessmen, entrepreneurs, and ICT enthusiasts can learn the true benefits of the Cloud from one another and apply these learnings into their respective initiatives. We want the community to be a catalyst for business transformation and growth, leading to economic progress”, he added.

The community’s mission is to be the trusted source of cloud computing insights, information and best practices in the Philippines, and to influence Cloud adoption among Filipino organizations and institutions through evangelization, enablement, and empowerment.

Let Us Prioritize the Marginalized

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Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, in a meeting this morning with MERALCO President Oscar S. Reyes, emphasized, "Let us service the people who need our help most, such as those in Smokey Mountain, Payatas and Muntinlupa."

Sec. Cusi said "These are the people President Rodrigo Duterte promised to serve,” as he chose to have a solidarity dinner with the poor community at the Del Pan Sports Complex in Tondo upon being sworn to office.

Moreover, Sec. Cusi also discussed with MERALCO officials its pre-paid electricity service which targets the poorest of the poor to have access to electricity. Sec. Cusi also recommended to MERALCO to check on the “relocation sites because these are potential fire hazards."

"Let us not wait for the Local Government Units to resolve problems. Let us help especially the marginalized. I want the general public to feel that the government is doing something to better their lives by providing adequate electricity with lower rates so they will be able to afford other necessities such as more food on the table."

Fastest Visa Processing Firm in US Now in Cebu

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RAPIDVISA, the fastest visa processing service in the US and in the country today, is set to officially open its Cebu office on the 12th floor of Park Centrale bldg. at the IT Park in Lahug, Cebu City, on July 4.

“Cebuanos, and Filipinos in general, need not spend so much time processing their visas anymore,” says RapidVisa’s Customer Service Manager, Jerome Hermosilla, who is expected to cut the inaugural ribbon on opening day.

“Instead of going through the hassle and complexity with the processing, they can focus on spending more quality time with their loved ones,” Hermosilla adds.

With RapidVisa, Filipinos, as well as immigrants from over 194 other countries, can get their family visas to the US usually within five to six months time.

“We boast of our fast and efficient service,” Hermosilla says. “We are time conscious in doing visa applications for our customers. We offer accompanying services that set us apart from the simple do-it-yourself form filler. ”

AboitizLand joins Kababayans in 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration

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AboitizLand, the real estate development arm of the Aboitiz Group, recently joined the festivities celebrating the 118th Philippine Independence Day in New York, U.S.A.

Organized by the Philippine Independence Day Council Inc. (PIDCI), a nonprofit organization, the all-day cultural activity is the largest outside the Philippines, attended by a number of OFWs to honor Filipino talent, culture and tradition.

“Events that showcase the unique character of the Filipino, those that highlight the importance of remaining true to one’s roots, are very much aligned with AboitizLand’s development principles.” shared John Amon, AboitizLand VP for Marketing.

AboitizLand is proudly homegrown – having nurtured Cebu’s residential, industrial, and commercial communities with pioneering concepts and ambitious development undertakings.

AboitizLand, Inc. remains one of the country’s most trusted real estate developers for over twenty years. As the real estate arm of the Aboitiz Group, one of the Philippines' oldest and biggest business conglomerates, the homegrown developer provides valuable investment opportunities to Filipinos through developing thriving residential, commercial and industrial communities. Indeed, AboitizLand is the perfect choice for the global Filipino.

From left to right: Dr. Prospero A. Lim, President of the Philippine Independence Day Council Inc. (PIDCI); Joey R. Zamora, AboitizLand AVP for Marketing; Msgr. Oscar A. Aquino, JCD (PIDCI Parade Grand Marshall 2008); H.E. Jose L. Cuisia Jr., PH Ambassador to the U.S.; Ambassador Mario Lopez de Leon, PH Consul General of NY; Mrs. Eleanor de Leon; H.E. Lourdes O. Yparraguirre, PH Permanent Representative to the U.N.; John Amon, AboitizLand VP for Marketing; and Albert Asistores, AboitizLand AVP for Sales.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Globe Partners with Netflix in the Philippines

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Fans of Netflix original titles and content can now subscribe to the internet television network through Globe Direct Carrier Billing services

Further strengthening its content offering to customers, Globe announced its much-awaited partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network. Home to some of the best original series and extensive library of TV and movie titles, Globe and its partnership with Netflix will provide Filipinos access to the streaming giant’s top quality entertainment via their mobile or broadband service.

On June 24, Globe announced its partnership with Netflix making it the first Philippine mobile and broadband to offer Netflix on its mobile/broadband platform. Soon, Globe customers will be able to subscribe to Netflix through Globe, and enjoy its content anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connect screen, while conveniently charging the monthly subscription to their Globe mobile or broadband accounts.

“The Filipino’s swift adaption to the digital lifestyle and our shift to smartphones also changed the way we enjoy entertainment. Today, everyone demands primetime shows, anytime. Our partnership with Netflix gives us this extensive library that will allow us to give our customers their much-awaited TV and movie titles whether they are at home or on-the-go”, says Globe Chief Commercial Officer, Albert de Larrazabal.

Sta. Rosa City Named RP’s National Earth Hour Capital

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Half of all people live in cities, which generate 70% of global CO2 emissions. As more Pinoys troop to these increasingly-crowded hubs to find jobs – heavy traffic, polluted air, clogged waterways and rising living costs have become a daily urban reality for millions. Three cities, all finalists for WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge, are showing the country what can be done to make our cities a little greener.

Proclaimed as the Philippine Earth Hour National Capital, Santa Rosa City in Laguna has initiatives ranging from the erection of solar street lights to the construction of a composting facility designed to minimize landfill waste. Santa Rosa City will now be recognized along with 2016 Global Earth Hour Capital Paris this coming October in Quito, Ecuador. Santa Rosa City additionally placed 5th in WWF’s We Love Cities Campaign, a related social media contest which was won by Bogor, a green city in Indonesia.

Placing 4th in the We Love Cities Campaign is San Carlos City in Negros Occidental, which has positioned itself as the emerging Renewable Energy (RE) hub of Asia, hosting two solar parks, a bioethanol, plus a biomass power plant. WWF believes that a swift but careful transition to RE is critical to curb climate change.

Not to be outdone, Makati City in the National Capital Region is developing a center to provide barangay officials with the basic knowledge and design skills to be able to promote urban design projects designed not just to be eco-friendly, but to promote the respective cultural identity of each barangay. Makati placed 19th in the We Love Cites Campaign. 

Filipino Owner of Las Vegas Based WSOF Global Aims to Change Lives of Filipino MMA Fighters

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Las Vegas-based MMA organization, World Series of Fighting Global, popularly known as WSOF Global, has big plans for the Philippines. Interestingly so, its owner, Dunesa Hesser is a Filipino, born in Negros Occidental.

“I am proud to be Filipino, I was born in Escalante City, Negros Occidental to an ordinary family. We weren't privileged at all. I also lost my parents at a very young age. With 8 other siblings, I felt the pressure to rise above our situation. But this only gave me the determination and the drive to succeed and overcome life’s trials. It hasn’t been easy, my life is a telenovela, but I was lucky enough to have had the chance to move to the United States at 16 years old, so it was from there that my luck changed. But I still kept on working hard, working almost non-stop, because I was the breadwinner of the family.”, Hesser says.

Hesser prides herself of being a Filipino. In fact she still speaks her native tongue, and says that she has taught the local language and the Filipino culture as well, to her kids in the United States.

Dunesa says, “You know it is because of where I came from that I understand the difficulty of some of these fighters. Yun pag nagsisimula ka pa lang at kailangan tiisin mo lahat ng pagod, gutom at puyat. Then you are hit with the decision, should I go on or should I quit? Should I accept my fate or fight it? I know that feeling, I’ve been a fighter my whole life. But I had a twist of fate, also a bit of luck that came my way, after all the years of perseverance. Yan and gusto ko ibahagi man lang thru World Series of Fighting Global. That as a fighter, you can change your life, you can change your fate and your destiny.”

Dunesa strives to inspire Filipino fighters and give them an opportunity to fight inside the WSOF Global MMA decagon. “You know, the Philippines is known very well for combat sports. Despite that, very few Philippine MMA fighters have gained global recognition. We hope to change that by promoting them not only on events in the Philippines, but international events as well”, she says.

Five Filipino fighters will be showcasing their wares on at the WSOF GC 3: Philippines vs. the World, which will be held on July 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The fighters include Jenelyn Olsim, Jessdan Dela Pena, Neil Larano, Jujeath Nagaowa and Mario Sismundo.

During the Fight Night itself on July 30, a lucky member of the audience will win P1,000,000. The winning ticket will be announced during the event itself at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

“I would like to change not only the fighters’ lives that night, but also change the life of someone from the audience. Someone will win P1,000,000 that night. I think we are the first MMA promoter in the country who will give away P1,000,000 to a lucky MMA fan. So to my kababayans, we hope you can watch and support us on July 30”, says Dunesa.

Indeed, Dunesa seems to be in step in fulfilling her goal of changing the lives of MMA fighters and fans alike.

Tickets start at PHP300 with ringside seats available for PHP4000. Tickets are now on sale at Smart Araneta Coliseum has been host to many great events over the years, but is most notably known for Ali vs Frazier III “The Thrilla in Manila”.

Sophos Named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

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Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named Sophos a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant Report for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Suites[1] for the third year in row. With its Sophos Mobile Control product, Sophos is the only endpoint and network security-focused vendor placed in this year’s EMM Magic Quadrant.

As a comprehensive enterprise mobility management solution, Sophos Mobile Control is easy for IT administrators to set up, configure and manage. The product features secure and encrypted containers that separate business and personal data, protecting company information and personal privacy, which is important for both corporate and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scenarios. Sophos Mobile Control includes Sophos Mobile Security to protect against online threats and malware on Android devices. The latest release, Sophos Mobile Control 6.1, extends platform management to include Windows 10 tablets, notebooks and desktops alongside mobile devices in the same management console, enabling a consistent security policy and secure access to company resources like email and intranets.

“Mobile devices continue to challenge businesses as IT leaders need to assess the security of everything that connects to their network in order to prevent costly breaches and satisfy data protection and privacy legislation. Smart devices that are used to access corporate data via email or share files on cloud-based collaboration tools represent another attack surface for hackers and another way to leak data,” said Dan Schiappa, senior vice president and general manager, Enduser Security Group, Sophos. “Sophos Mobile Control has been developed to provide the most comprehensive protection and to deliver all the productivity benefits of BYOD by keeping business data secure and personal information separated and private.”

[1] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management, Rob Smith, John Girard, Terrence Cosgrove, Bryan Taylor, Chris Silva, Manjunath Bhat, June 8, 2016.

Millennials Join #BawatBato Campaign Against Marcos Burial at LNMB

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On July 6, 2016, millennials answered the call and joined the campaign against the burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

“Just as the young people during the 70s and 80s answered the call to fight against the Marcos dictatorship, the generation of today must answer the call to fight against the Marcoses' efforts to twist history in their favor. History witnessed how his regime killed not only the country's best and brightest young people, but also the country's best chance to have a bright future. Rewarding his sins with a hero's burial is unacceptable,” said Bea Reyno of the Student Council Alliance of the Philippines.

Youth leaders laid stones with the names of their fellow youth and student leaders who became heroes and martyrs at the foot of the UP Oblation --- the monument which served witness to the Diliman Commune where stundents from the University of the Philippines barricaded the University Avenue in protest of the oil price hike in the 1970s.

“The young people who gave up their lives to fight against Martial law are the real heroes. Young people like Leo Alto who died at 23, Emmanuel Alvarez who died at 27, Jan Quimpo who died at 23. We must not let them down. We honor them by telling their stories. We honor them by continuing their fight. We honor them by not letting Marcos be buried as a hero,” said Magnolia Del Rosario of UP Alyansa, also a student councilor from UP Diliman.

The youth also called on their fellow millennials to read more about the stories of heroism during the Martial law and be critical with the information that they receive on the internet.

“We are the generation that grew up in a world fueled by information. We while our time by using up our free data. As young leaders, it is our task to sift through the cloud of articles online and distinguish good and truthful content. Our most potent weapon against historical revisionism is our insatiable curiosity, our determined quest for the truth,” concluded Reyno.

The activity was joined by former CHR Chairperson Loretta “Etta” Rosales, along with other ML activists and prominent human rights defenders. Participating groups include Martial Law Chronicles Project, Alyansa UP Diliman, Akbayan Youth, Student Council Alliance of the Philippines, Bukluran UP System, Center for Youth Advocacy and Networking, and Filipinos against Historical Revisionism, Claimants 1081, Task Force Detainess, PAHRA, SAMASA Alumni, students from FEU, PUP, UP Cebu, UP Diliman, UP Manila, and Bantayog ng mga Bayani. Similar activities were also held yesterday at UP Baguio and Silliman University.

This solemn action follows the #BawatBato activity done last 26th of July at the proposed gravesite of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

MOA Signing on Airport Upkeep

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Today, 07 July 2016, marks the start of cooperation between the current administration and the private sector – a cooperation that is aimed at the common goal of delivering improved services to the riding public. The Department of Transportation, led by Secretary Arthur P. Tugade forged a pioneering cooperative agreement with leading Philippine carriers for the upkeep of Manila Airport Terminals.

Apart from the Secretary, in attendance during the signing ceremony were Undersecretary for Aviation and Airports Roberto C.O. Lim, MIAA’s General Manager Mr. Ed Monreal, Philippine Airlines’ President and COO Mr. Jaime J. Bautista, Cebu Pacific’s President and CEO Mr. Lance Y. Gokongwei, Philippines AirAsia’s COO Capt. Dexter M. Comendador, PAL express’ President Mr. Bonifacio U. Sam, Cebgo’s President and CEO Michael Ivan S. Shau, and Philippine Airport Ground Support Solutions’ AVP for Finance and Administration Leah de Guzman Jover.

Under the agreement, the Philippine carriers committed to undertake at no cost to the government the maintenance and upkeep of public restrooms at the four terminals under the management of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA). The Secretary is confident that the complaints of the general riding public regarding the condition of public restrooms at the main gateway of the Philippines will be addressed by improving the facilities to the level of international standards.

The Secretary emphasized that this move is in line with the working principles of the Duterte administration, that is, consultation, cooperation and mutual trust between government and the private sector. The Secretary added that these guidelines bore fruit today with the signing of the agreement. The Secretary hopes that the government and the private sector could explore other areas of cooperation for the betterment of the country.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Pokemon Go Download

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Download Pokemon Go now!

Pokemon Go is starting to roll out now. The AR Pokemon game can be played right now on Android and iOS in some regions.

"Travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokémon with Pokémon GO for iPhone and Android devices. With Pokémon GO, you’ll discover Pokémon in a whole new world—your own! Pokémon GO is built on Niantic’s Real World Gaming Platform and will use real locations to encourage players to search far and wide in the real world to discover Pokémon. Pokémon GO will allow players to find and catch more than a hundred different Pokémon as they explore their surroundings.

The Pokémon video game series has used real-world locations such as the Hokkaido and Kanto regions of Japan, New York, and Paris as inspiration for the fantasy settings in which its games take place. Now the real world will be the setting!

Get on your feet and step outside to find and catch wild Pokémon. Explore cities and towns around where you live and even around the globe to capture as many Pokémon as you can. As you move around, your smartphone will vibrate to let you know you're near a Pokémon. Once you've encountered a Pokémon, take aim on your smartphone's touch screen and throw a Poké Ball to catch it. Be careful when you try to catch it, or it might run away! Also look for PokéStops located at interesting places, such as public art installations, historical markers, and monuments, where you can collect more Poké Balls and other items." -

Aimee Song Inspires Fashionistas as the Newest Style Icon of SM Makati Style Up

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When international style blogger and interior designer Aimee Song drops by the Philippines, one can expect only two things: fun times, and amazing style. One of the first fashion bloggers, she began blogging in 2008. Since then, her blog Song of Style has risen to become a gamechanger, thanks to her knack for creating bold but laid back outfits.

Last July 01, Aimee greeted fellow bloggers and members of the press with much joy and enthusiasm at SM Makati. She was in town to talk about her partnership with SM Makati as its newest style icon for its Style Up campaign which encourages women and Filipinos in general to level up their personal styles. This wasn’t the first time Aimee was in the Philippines, but it is the first time that she became the face of a local brand. “When I first came here today, and as I was getting ready, we looked around the mall and I could just see my face all over the place. It felt super surreal!” she shares.

Born to parents of Korean descent, the LA-based social media darling has an Instagram following of 3.6 million and counting. What makes Aimee stand out from today’s crop of influencers is her accessible but aspirational sense of style. “We’re real people, not supermodels or celebrities,” she once said. She is part of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list for 2016, has been featured in publications such as The New YorkTimes, Women’s Wear Daily, Vogue Spain, among many others, has guest-edited Korean Vogue, and has always been seen—always seated in front-row—at the most exclusive fashion events. Aimee began blogging while studying Interior architecture in the Academy of Art University, with the original intent of focusing on interior design. But when her outfit posts received an overwhelmingly positive response, she quickly switched to doing a style blog.

The exclusive event was hosted by Joey Mead, and attended by a handful of top Filipino fashion bloggers including Tricia Gosingtian, Patricia Prieto, Laureen Uy, and Camille Co. Spotted in the crowd as well were SM Youth Ambassador Janna Tee, and model Brent Javier. Bloggers and members of the press had the chance to ask Aimee some questions about blogging, travelling, and even about her upcoming book entitled “Capture Your Style.” Typically thought of to be a style trailblazer, Aimee also shared that she finds inspiration everywhere, including the people she’s just met. “I’ve seen so many stylish men and women here, so I’m the one taking tips,” says Aimee. “My makeup artist Omar, the whole time we’ve been here, has been wearing – instead of a leather band – different scarves with his watch. I’m definitely stealing that idea!”

Aside from answering questions, she also gave her two cent on some of the latest fashion trends, approving almost every trend including wearing denim-on-denim, owning off-shoulder pieces, having a messy bun, and mixing metals, telling the audience to have fun and experiment with fashion. Aimee did not only give tips but also inspired her fellow bloggers and blogger hopefuls of what really matters when starting your own style blog. “You have to try and be yourself, find your own voice instead of trying to be somebody else,” she says, which she together with SM Makati Style Up has already done.

Nissan GT Academy 2016 Rolls Out in the Philippines

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We recently attended the official launch of the 2016 Nissan GT Academy held at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Atrium on June 30, 2016.

Noticeable at the launch venue were several race pods containing the latest Gran Turismo game version called GT Sport, which has not been officially launched yet to the public. Nissan, in partnership with Polyphony Digital, introduce the upgraded racing video game to the Philippines, and other participating countries, ahead of its official release to the rest of the world who would all get to see it only in November.

We were fortunate to be among the very first ones to try out the driving simulation game setup on a cool custom-designed racing machine that would have been awesome it would actually roll out into the street like the real deal.

Special personality at the event was Lucas Ordonez, the inaugural winner of the 2008 Nissan Playstation GT Academy in Europe. Ordonez remains to be an inspiration for all aspiring gamers who also want to get their big break into real-life racing.

Criminal Minds Spinoff Takes Viewers to New Horizons in Crime-Investigation on AXN

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Action packed and full of suspense, AXN’s Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior takes viewers to the scene of the crime and how a group of investigators solve each one of them.

This series of crime-busting and investigations is set to capture the audience as Forest Whitaker plays team leader Samuel Cooper alongside Janeane Garofalo as supervisory special agent Beth Griffith. They take on cases of abductions, murders, and kidnappings with the help of other agents in their unit.

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior is a spinoff of the series Criminal Minds and was developed by CBS Corporation and The Disney Company.

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior premieres July 20 and can be seen every Wednesday at 9:45pm on AXN.

AXN is available on Cable Link Channel 38, Cignal Digital TV Channel 61, Global Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Channel 20, Gsat Channel 12, SKYCable Channel 49.

Sisigaw ka sa Sulit Sarap Sisig Silog Meals at Rufo's Famous Tapa

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There's more than just tapa at Rufo's Famous Tapa restaurant!

You can now find additional Sisig meals other than pork  or chicken with the addition of bangus and beef varieties. Each meal is now available in a combo package that they call their "Sisigaw ka sa Sulit Sarap Sisig Silog" comes with garlic rice, fried egg and prawn flakes, for only P89 each. You may also add P10 only to get an additional iced tea for your drink.

My blogger friends and I were invited to try out the four Sisig Silog varieties at their Paseo Center, Paseo De Roxas branch, and were even served their iconic famous tapa with the sauce, and other viands like the Chopsuey and Tokwa't Baboy, , plus their three desserts namely Leche Plan, Creamy Fruit Fiesta and the Black Sambo.

No less than the owner himself, Paul izon Reyes, met with us to share the inspirational story of Rufo's which now has more than 20 branches nationwide plus a lot more scheduled to open soon. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and accepts franchising for interested entrepreneurs who are interested to join the food industry.

Rocco Nacino, one of the popular actors in the Philippines, has ventured into the business by owning a branch located in Timog Avenue in Quezon City. The branch is said to be the biggest in floor space among all Rufo's Famous Tapa restaurants.

DOE Buckles Down To Work

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To jumpstart efforts to further improve electricity services in Manila and its nearby provinces, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi discussed today with Manila Electric Company officials at the DOE compound in this city the July rate changes and how to address the problem of “flying connections” within the power company’s franchise area. 

This is in line with the mandate of the Duterte administration to ease the plight of electricity consumers, especially those belonging to the marginalized sectors. 

Present during the meeting with DOE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi were (L-R): Meralco Senior Corp. Communications Associate Michael D. Garcia, NASECORE President Pete Ilagan, DOE Energy Chief of Staff Jesus P. Posadas, Meralco Public Information Office Head Joe R. Zaldarriaga and Meralco Utility Economics Head Lawrence S. Fernandez.

Announcing the 5th Annual WebGeek DevCup 2016

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For the fifth consecutive year, WebGeek will host its annual hackathon, DevCup, on August 20-21, 2016 at the Meralco Multi-purpose Hall in Ortigas.

DevCup aims to bring together amazing developers, designers, and technology professionals to create innovative apps and showcase the Philippine developer talent. Participants are provided with a theme in which they must develop their app and they are given two days to complete their app to be presented to the judges.

Last 2015, 70 teams battled it out for the DevCup championship title. Out of the 70 registered teams, 60 apps were presented at the end of the event for the judges to select. The winning team of Jose Marco Padillo, Giovanni Angelo Balaguer and Micah Andrew Bule of Cynder, presented their app First Response which provides crowdsourced notifications for information dissemination during a disaster or calamity . On second place are Jezer Crespo, Marc Levinson B. Suarez, Reynaldo Del Rosario Jr of Xudoer with Xonar and CodeBuddy was third place with Connectify, with members Patrick Ofilada and Rommel David.

Jujeath Nagaowa Ready to be the Face of Filipina MMA Fighters

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Benguet-native Jujeath Nagaowa who has a 2-0 record for MMA, having fought for another international MMA organization is back in action with Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting Global (WSOF Global). Her much anticipated comeback is slated on July 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum for WSOF GC 3’s Philippines vs. The World Fight.

Her MMA fans would remember her exciting bouts in her previous fights, wherein she would compete for the undercard. Most fans recall that they had to make sure that they arrive at the stadium on time to catch her fight, which was usually the first one in a card of ten matches. Fans from up North would also trek down to Manila just to watch her fight.

The Philippines has yet to see its best Filipina MMA fighter. Jujeath Nagaowa is its best bet. A trained boxer and a former titleholder for the Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) light flyweight division, she was also a former WBC Asian Boxing Council Female Atomweight titleholder. She was once interviewed in Wall Street Journal, which had a headline that read, ‘Female Boxer Fights to Open Mixed Martial Arts Doors for Filipino Women’.

Nagaowa says, “I’m more than ready, I’ve been waiting to stage a comeback. Buong puso ko at buong isip ko ibibigay ko sa laban na ito. Gusto ko ipakita sa kababayan natin na kaya ng Pilipina lumban sa mag taga ibang bansa.” Jujeath is set to go against Japanese MMA fighter Yuko Kiryu, in WSOF GC3’s fight card, which highlights Philippines vs. the World.

SPARTA Presents Biggest Calisthenics Event in the Country, Hari ng Baras

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SPARTA Calisthenics Academy (SCA), which is housed in the hectare-wide sports facility - SPARTA along Pioneer Avenue in Mandaluyong City, is set to present another groundbreaking calisthenics event in the country, called HARI NG BARAS.

SPARTA Calisthenics Academy created the biggest gathering of calisthenics practitioners and followers last year, when it launched its SPARTA Battle of the Bars event. The event saw an attendance of 300 followers and participants. It sparked an interest in the fitness industry after thefirst calisthenics event was held in the country, and this year, it expects to have a “bigger and better event”, this according to Amanda Fernandez, owner of SPARTA.

“Since last year’s event, I feel more people have practiced their endurance, strength, and creativity. I can't wait to see how the past contestants improved since the last calisthenics competition. We may even have those who couldn't make it last year finally come by this year”, Fernandez continues.

SPARTA Calisthenics Academy’s Founder Ton Vergel de Dios says, “SPARTA Hari ng Baras this year is a level up from SPARTA Battle of the Bars last November. This year, a mobile bar set up will be used outdoors for the event. The rig was designed specifically for showcasing skills and strength with bodyweight movements.”

“Competitors from last year's battle of the bars can expect tougher competition this year at SPARTA Hari ng Baras. There will be athletes coming from all over the country including Baguio and Iloilo”, Vergel de Dios adds.

Participants who are part of Philippine Street Workout and Calisthenics Association or PSWCA may register for free while non-members may easily join the group or pay a small fee to join the reps battles. 1x1 and 2x2 skills battles registration is nearly complete and those interested may message SPARTA Philippines on Facebook.

Prizes at stake include cash prize, gear from 2xu and Vamos socks. Event sponsors include Vita Coco and Gatorade.

SPARTA is located along Pioneer Street in Mandaluyong City. For more information, please call 6553799 or 0977-7634402.

Boracay Youth Soars to Podium Finish at Kiteboarding World Championships

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Young water sport champ Christian Tio reached for the skies and the top spot, finishing third in the U19 (under 19) Men’s category, at the 2016 Kiteboarding Youth Cup (KYC) held from June 27 to July 3, 2016 at Camping La Ballena Alegre in the coastal region of Costa Brava, Spain. Maxime Chabloz from Switzerland and Roman Giuliano from France came in at first and second places, respectively.

The first four days saw Tio, a Boracay native and the Philippines’ first-ever Red Bull international sponsored athlete, weathering unfavorable wind conditions and rendered him initially unable to complete a full run on testy waters. In time, the tides turned and Tio pulled through with an impressive combination of his signature moves – easily knocking out his quarter-final competitor but failing to surprass the Frenchman Giuliano in the Semi-Finals due to sporadic winds and consistency.

Tio has competed and ranked number 2 in the world twice before: in the consecutive riding seasons of 2014 and 2015 at what was then dubbed the Junior Virgin Kitesurfing World Championships also held in Costa Brava.

Organizers of the KYC, recognizing 15-year-old Tio’s above average skill level, moved him up from the U17 (under 17) category to the U19. Despite the age discrepancy, the young athlete was still the number 1 seed among fellow competitors – further proof of his exceptional, world-class talent.

#BawatBato: Millennials Join Campaign Against Marcos Burial at LNMB

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This Wednesday, 6 July 2016, Wednesday, 4:30 PM In front of Vinsons Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City, millennials take the call and join the campaign against the burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng nga Bayani.

Join youth leaders as they lay stones with the names of their fellow youth and student leaders who became heroes and martyrs under the Marcos dictatorship, below the “Monumento ng mga Bayani”, in front of the Vinzons Hall.

This solemn action follows the #BawatBato initiative done last Sunday which campaigns against the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

The activity will be joined by former CHR Chairperson Loretta “Etta” Rosales, along with other ML activists and prominent human rights defenders. Participating groups include Martial Law Chronicles Project, Claimants 1081, Task Force Detainess, PAHRA, SAMASA Alumni, Bantayog ng mga Bayani, Alyansa UP Diliman, Akbayan Youth, Student Council Alliance of the Philippines, Center for Youth Advocacy and Networking, and Filipinos against Historical Revisionism.

Get on the Bigger and Better GoSURF50

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Customers can now enjoy 1GB data for surfing plus unlimited all-net texts.

Globe Prepaid’s top selling GoSURF50 promo is now upgraded and supersized with 1 GB of mobile data for surfing alongside unlimited all-net texts and Free Facebook for just 50 pesos, valid for 3 days.

The new GoSURF50 is packed with more than double the data at 1 GB compared to its original 350 MB allocation, together with unlimited All-Net Texts and Free Facebook. GoSURF50’s 1 GB of data gives customers 700 MB to surf all sites while the remaining 300 MB can be used to access free content from the roster of lifestyle packs available.

Customers can choose from lifestyle packs such as Social (access to Snapchat); Chat (Viber); Music (Spotify); Video (YouTube + Daily Motion); and Games (Clash Royale, Clash of Clans)

Starting July 2, customers can subscribe to the new GoSURF50 and choose their free content via *143#. To check remaining MBs just send GoSURF STATUS to 8888. Customers will be notified immediately upon consuming 100% of the MB allocation.

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Discovery Channel Brings Extra Speed and Extra-Terrestrial Sightings this July

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After the road action, take a step back and explore another side of life – or even life beyond our planet.

NASA’s Unexplained Files dares to figure out the age-old mystery of outer space life. Astronauts and scientists come together in this one-hour special to try to uncover the truth behind personal sightings and NASA records of UFOs and extra-terrestrial life. Seek the truth through NASA’s Unexplained Files as it premieres July 13 and airs Wednesdays, 9pm.

Meanwhile, Idris Elba has a need for speed.

This month, viewers can go for a ride with this Hollywood superstar as he explores the history and mysteries of cars in Idris Elba: King of Speed. This documentary, all fueled with adrenaline, takes on the underground racing scene and ties speed history and modern driving culture together. Watch Idris drive on the edge as he takes the wheel and learns Japanese drifting and test drives incredible cars - an elite American NASCAR vehicle, a vintage Ford V8 and a Metro 6R4 - all with the help of some friends.

Catch Idris as he takes the ride of his life on Idris Elba: King of Speed airing Thursdays, 9pm, starting July 7. 

Shark Week Returns June 27 with Jawmazing Lineup on Discovery Channel

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Shark Week holds a week-long of exciting shows. Premiering on June 27, Monday at 8pm is The Return of Monster Mako, which centers on the transformation of giant mako sharks, also called granders, and the adventures of Joe Romeiro’s team as he jumps into the deep blue at night to get more close and personal. Isle of Jaws, which airs June 27, Monday at 9pm, follows Emmy award-winning cinematographer, Andy Casagrande and his team, through his discovery of male great white sharks off an uncharted island.

On June 28, Tuesday at 8pm, Jaws of the Deep showcases the world’s largest great white shark, Deep Blue from the lenses of two robot subs that can dive up to 2000 feet. Airing on June 28, Tuesday at 9pm is Tiger Beach, an exciting and revealing show about 40 tagged and tracked tiger sharks, some passive, some aggressive, but all powerful.

Wrath of a Great White Serial Killer air on June 29, Wednesday at 8pm. Shark experts hope to find an explanation behind the migration of great white sharks to the far north, specifically the Pacific Northwest. On June 29,Wednesday at 9pm, Sharks vs. Dolphins: Face Off airs. This show intends to bring to light the truth behind the relationship and behavior of sharks and dolphins toward each other.

Air Jaws: Night Stalker, which premiers June 30, Thursday at 8pm, is back with Chris Fallows for his 8th Air Jaws escapade, along with his team, for a night adventure with the sharks, discovering how they hunt at night in total darkness. It is narrated by Lena Headey from Game of Thrones. Catch Deadliest Shark as it airs on June 30, Thursdayat 9pm, and get a history lesson from Dr. Michael Domeier and Dr. Barry Bruce as they explore the supposed deadliest sharks in the world, the white tip sharks. Their very lives are in danger as they dive dangerous waters.

On July 1, Friday at 8pm, Nuclear Sharks premieres, showing the travels of Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary underwater explorer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau, and his wife, Ashlan, to Bikini Atoll. Exploring a once nuclear bombed marine environment, the team uncover reef sharks, which are supposedly non-migratory. Aside from this, the couple discovers illegal fishing activities affecting the sharks and their well-being. Lastly, Jungle Shark premieres July 1, Friday at 9pm. In this show, viewers can see bull sharks in a different light, rather, in different waters. Dr. Craig O'Connell and Andy Casagrande figure out why baby bull sharks swim up to the Serena River and how they deal with the crocodiles in that habitat. Shark Week also unearths something that could possibly save human lives.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

New DOE Chief: We Will Serve The People

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“The measure of the Energy Family’s success under the Duterte Administration is how well we serve the electricity and fuel needs of the people,” Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi emphasized today during the flag-raising and turnover ceremonies at the Department of Energy (DOE).

In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy directives, Cusi will see to it that corruption, drugs and criminality will have no place within the DOE organization first and foremost.

The permitting processes for electric power and fuel operations where the DOE and other government agencies are involved should be transparent and predictable because at the end of it all, the electricity and fuel consumers are the ones waiting to be served, he said.

Cusi also wants to take a look at the electricity being charged for the depressed areas where the less privileged may be exploited by the unscrupulous.

Before Cusi was appointed as the new Energy Secretary, he was the Chairman of Starlite Ferries, Inc., which started operations in 1995 plying the Batangas-Calapan, Mindoro and Roxas-Caticlan routes.

Today, Starlite Ferries, based in Batangas, is leading the way in modernizing the Philippine maritime industry with the acquisition of brand-new roll-on, roll-off (Ro-Ro) inter-island vessels from Japan.

Pay On Time, Save Your Dime With Home Credit’s SM Hulugan Pinagaan

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Pay monthly installments on time and waive your last one or two installments

Global consumer financing company Home Credit Philippines, in partnership with SM Appliance Center, brings the newest gadgets, home appliances, and other electronics right at the tip of your fingers with SM Hulugan Pinagaan. Customers can get a hold of today’s home and gadget must-haves in an easy, simple and fast way, made even more affordable in selected SM Appliance stores as the last one or two installments are waived when monthly payments are made in a timely manner.

As part of its financial literacy advocacy, Home Credit highly encourages its customers to become good and responsible payers, and rewards those who do. With this exclusive offer for customers who choose to pay for their product through a loan term of 12 months, the last installment will be waived if the first 11 payments have been made on time. Whereas for those who prefer a loan term of 24 months, the last two payments are waived if the first 22 payments are paid on time.

According to Home Credit Philippines Head of Sales Adam Bernasek, this is the company’s way of encouraging their customers to be more financially savvy. “This is to highlight that being financially responsible is very rewarding – you save money by simply being responsible with your payments. We hope they take advantage of our special offer so they can avail of the things they need through Home Credit’s affordable installment loans. “

Datu Puti Adobo Movement Taken to the Next Level Adobo’s Best Awarded at Mercato Centrale

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How much do you love your Adobo?

In celebration of the cultural gastronomic heritage that is the Adobo, NutriAsia’s Datu Puti put Pinoys to task in finding and feting the best adobo recipes at the recent Datu Puti Adobo Challenge held last Saturday, June 11, at the Mercato Centrale food market in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

Co-presented with Mercato Central and Our Awesome Planet, The Datu Puti Adobo Challenge was part of the thrust to take the Datu Puti Adobo Movement a step further this 2016. Launched in 2015, the Datu Puti Adobo Movement was created to push for Adobo to be our pambansang ulam. It is a movement that hits close to home because Adobo is a dish that is as personal, as it is national. Each household has its own signature Adobo, and the shared flavor defines families, identifies us as Filipinos, and boosts us as a nation. This event is also supported by partners Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement (PCHM) and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).

The push for Adobo has reached much acclaim and has even been echoed by efforts in Congress. In fact, Bohol First District Representative Rene Relampagos filed House Bill 3926 in 2014, which sought to formally declare it as the national dish. The Datu Puti Adobo Movement has drawn support for the bill through a petition since the launching of the advocacy in June 2015. 

Narantungalag Jadambaa Stops Eric Kelly With Emphatic Knockout

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The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to China for another electrifying evening of world-class mixed martial arts action. The packed Hefei Olympic Sports Center played host to another edition of ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS, as top local and international ONE athletes took to the cage to showcase their skills. In the main event, former ONE Featherweight World Champion Narantungalag Jadambaa delivered a stunning knockout victory over top Filipino featherweight Eric Kelly.

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In the main event of ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (HEFEI), former ONE Featherweight World Champion Narantungalag Jadambaa needed less than a minute to dispatch top Filipino featherweight contender Eric “The Natural” Kelly, winning via emphatic knockout in a much-awaited contest between elite ONE Championship athletes. Despite Kelly’s willingness to exchange strikes, Jadambaa showcased his monstrous knockout power with an explosive right hand and a thunderous follow-up shot that prompted the referee to call off the fight in less than a minute.

In the Hefei Flyweight Tournament Final Bout, Bu Huo You Ga earned a unanimous decision after two rounds to be crowned tournament champion. After a careful start from both fighters, things began to open up when Li landed two huge high kicks. Bu countered with a huge takedown to get Li to the mat, with the two fighters going on to exchange strikes and positions. The second round saw much of the same back-and-forth action, with Bu Huo You Ga doing just enough to edge Li in a unanimous decision victory.

Put Your Emotions in Pole Position to Enter the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience

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It doesn’t matter if you’re driving a Ferrari on the race track or racing a toy car in the playground, the thrill and adventure behind the wheel brings out instinctual emotions and memories in every passionate driver.

To connect consumers’ emotions with Michelin’s passion for driving, Michelin is launching the “MICHELIN Driving Passion” Facebook campaign.

Showcasing motoring enthusiasts from around the world and tapping into their love for driving, the “MICHELIN Driving Passion” Facebook campaign aims at igniting conversation about passions behind the wheel.

The campaign features 4 short videos showcasing drivers from all backgrounds ranging from 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 Winner (Earl Bamber) and Singapore’s only female race car driver (Claire Jedrek) to Thai motorsport enthusiast (Dr. Top Nathasedh Poonsapmanee) and 7 times Guinness World Speed Record Holder (Mike Newman). 

You can join the Michelin Driving Passion Facebook Campaign. Here’s how:

Simply watch the 4 videos featuring Michelin ambassadors’ excitement and driving passion. Like each video and comment on, sharing your own passion, emotions, sensations and memories of your driving experiences.

The best comments, the most inspiring stories and images will be rewarded with the ultimate driving experience: a day at the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience event (MPSE) 2016.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Business Law Conference, Now on its 3rd Year

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Following the success of the Second Business Conference, Ley La Salle, DLSU’s premier professional organization for Legal Management students and future lawyers, is currently gearing up for the upcoming launch of its Third Business Law Conference.

Looking to educate its participants on business start ups and expansion, this year’s edition of the Business Law Conference will focus on “Millennials Towards Building a Nation”. Ley La Salle hopes that the conference will serve as a great opportunity to prepare the youth on becoming future business and government leaders and bring change in this country in relation to a possible implementation of Federalism in the country. As we head towards a more progressive and business-minded future, it is only right that the youth be presented with an opportunity to be empowered.

The Business Law Conference 2016 will be held on July 15, 2016 from 8:30a.m. to 12:00p.m. for the first session and 1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m. for the second session at the 5th Floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, Manila. The speakers for the event are entrepreneurs and other notable personalities from both the business and legal field.

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