Original Pino brings you Chef Tatung’s ‘From Heart to Platter’ menu

Tinolang manok, kare-kare, and adobong pusit alongside The Original Pino’s popular dishes and delicacies are on the menu this week when Cebu’s best value-for-money restaurant presents the best of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao as prepared by renowned culinarian Chef Tatung. “From Heart to Platter with Chef Tatung” begins August 24 at The Original Pino, where…

Ipanema Summer Sunscream returns to Cebu

PARTY, PARTY! Party with the hottest and best talents in the country's music scene. This year's Ipanema Summer Sunscream is among the final shows for Urbandub and Kamikazee, which had announced plans to disband in 2016.

The country’s biggest summer music festival, the 2016 Ipanema Summer Sunscream, is taking place on May 21 in the Green Lagoon Park in Compostela, Cebu. Top-billed in the event are Filipino rockstar Bamboo Mañalac, actress Bela Padilla, and international club DJs Jason Dewey (USA) and Danny Kay (UK). Four of the country’s best bands, <…

PLDT, Smart offer 3 simple tips to protect passwords

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Following the cyber theft of voters’ records from the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) database, PLDT and Smart Communications are encouraging their subscribers to take precautions to protect their online privacy and security. According to published reports, the data breach disclosed voters’ personal information such as their names, birthdates, home and email addresses, the full names…

Megaworld’s 8 Newtown Boulevard picked ‘best condo’ in Cebu

AWARDS. 8 Newtown Boulevard took the Best Condo Development in Cebu as well as the Best Residential Interior Design and Best Landscape Architectural Design awards in the 2016 Philippine Property Awards held recently in Makati City.

Megaworld’s residential development 8 Newtown Boulevard located within the 30-hectare Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City won big at the 2016 Philippine Property Awards held recently in Makati City. 8 Newtown Boulevard took the Best Condo Development in Cebu as well as the Best Residential Interior Design and Best Landscape Architectural Design awards, making it the…

Singtel Group’s Go Ignite opens doors to local startups

The most promising local growth startups working on solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, content delivery, cyber security, or customer experience enhancement space have a new opportunity to scale their business through Go Ignite, the recently-announced alliance of the Singtel Group with its European counterparts. The alliance, comprising the innovation arms…

FWD shakes up Visayas, brings “Live to Move” to Cebu

WORKOUT. “Live to Move” is centered on the FWD Motion, a four-minute workout specially designed by fitness coaches Jim and Toni Saret (above) to provide Filipinos the health benefit equivalent to an hour’s worth of exercise. (Photo from FWD Philippines website)

A 30-minute run to kick start the day. Biking to and from work. Yoga classes thrice a week after work. A trek to the mountains on weekends, then an out-of-town trip to recharge after a hectic month. If any of these are part of your routine, then you’re most likely part of the growing population…

Make Your Own Havaianas 2016 turns Japanese

April marks the onset of full-on sizzling summer in the Philippines. It also marks one of the most anticipated events in the calendar, Make Your Own Havaianas. From April 22 to May 1, step into a celebration of self-expression and creativity inside All Flip Flops SM Seaside City at the lower ground floor of the…

Get the Sony PS4 with a PLDT HOME Fibr bundle

Following a historic year marked by successful partnership launches with renowned global brands like iflix and Fox Entertainment Channels for content, and Microsoft and Intel for the TVolution Stick, PLDT HOME, the digital services unit of leading telco PLDT, is back in the spotlight, this time to herald the arrival of a new era in…

Smart starts deployment of LTE-Advanced mobile service

SUPERIOR EXPERIENCE. For Smart subscribers using LTE-A capable devices, this translates into superior experiences when using various data services, particularly bandwidth-heavy services like video- and audio-streaming, and gaming.

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) has begun to roll out the country’s first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service, which can provide significantly higher data speeds than existing LTE services using a capability called “carrier aggregation.” Initially deployed in Boracay, Aklan, one of the country’s leading tourist destinations, Smart’s LTE-A service there has posted speeds of up…

Emperador generates P7 billion net income in 2015

EMPERADOR's wine cellar in Spain.

Emperador Inc., the world’s largest brandy company, reported a net income of P7 billion on revenues of P43.6 billion last year, inclusive of foreign operations. The company made the highest quarterly net income in the fourth quarter of 2015, amounting to P2.26 billion, showing a 38% year-on-year increase versus the fourth quarter of 2014 and…

Megaworld net income soars to P10.4 billion in 2015

IN CEBU. The 6 Newtown Boulevard in The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City.

Megaworld, the country’s largest developer of integrated urban townships and the biggest lessor of office spaces, has breached the P10-billion mark in net core income for 2015. The company’s core profit reached P10.40-billion (net of P181-million non-recurring gain from P10.58-billion), up 10.58% from last year’s P9.40-billion (net of P12.16-billion non-recurring gain). “We already have a…

7 tips for stunning summer photography by Starmobile

Heading to the beach this summer? Aside from partying in the sand, you must also be looking forward to taking a lot of awesome photos of your vacation using your smartphone. Two of summer’s most popular smartphones are the Starmobile KNIGHT Spectra and KNIGHT Elite. Both feature cameras powered by Star Cam, a unique technology…

AirAsia offers low fares in seat sale

Travel to amazing destinations with AirAsia’s Red Hot Seat Sale that gives travellers access to over a hundred local and international destinations across 22 countries. AirAsia, together with its long-haul, low-cost affiliate carrier AirAsia X are offering three million promo seats for travel to popular local destinations like Kalibo, Palawan, Bohol, Cebu, Davao, Tacloban and…

PLDT, Smart ‘fiber up’ International Eucharistic Congress

SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY. Church taps PLDT for seamless connectivity during IEC2016. In photo are, from left, (seated): PLDT consultant Evelyn del Rosario; Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, PLDT and Smart head of Public Affairs Ramon R. Isberto, Bishop Dennis Villarojo, and (standing), PLDT Capability Specialist Henry Jabonero, Smart Public Affairs Officer NN Navarro; IEC website committee head Msgr. Raul Go, Chancellor Archdiocese of Cebu Msgr. Ren Beltran, PLDT Cebu Zone Head Costumer Service Operations Elmer “Bong” Lintag, Archdiocese of Cebu Vicar General Msgr. Danny Sanico, Smart Public Affairs Senior Manager Atty. Maria Jane Paredes, IEC 2016 Transport Committee Head Fr. Wendell Balbuena, and Staff Assistant PLDT Cebu Costumer Service Operations Zone Elmer Vasquez.

The PLDT Group has provided data and voice services, and other communications support to the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) of the Catholic Church which will be held in Cebu City from January 24 to 31.

Delegates get guide, virtual help in IEC 2016 app

MOBILE COMPANION. The IEC 2016 Guide not only offers information about the congress, it also provides tips on how to make the most of your stay in Cebu.

Delegates of the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC), scheduled on January 24 to 31, get a handy guide to the biggest ecclesiastical gathering in Cebu with the InnoPub-powered IEC 2016 mobile app, made available for free by Smart Communications (Smart), in partnership with the Archdiocese of Cebu.

Smart, InnoPub release handy guide to Sinulog 2016

COMPREHENSIVE, MOBILE GUIDE. The Sinulog Guide is “a useful resource that provides important information to our guests and visitors. It’s all about Sinulog and how to make the most of it,” said Sinulog Foundation executive director Ricky Ballesteros.

Get a handy guide to everything Sinulog–from religious activities to festive parties, through the 2016 Sinulog Guide, made possible through the collaboration of mobile leader Smart Communications (Smart), Cebu-based new media startup InnoPub Media, and the Sinulog Foundation, Inc.

Air Asia lines up discounts, freebies, perks for Sinulog passengers

Get a taste of local goodness from Air Asia Philippines and partner establishments when you fly Air Asia to Cebu for the Sinulog 2016 Festival. Air Asia passengers from January 12-16, 2016 will receive a Red Hot AirAsia Sinulog Kit with discounts and freebies and lots of perks from the following Air Asia partner establishments:…