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Ant-Man and the Wasp - Smaller and Bigger at the Same Time!

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We may still be recovering from Infinity War, but to fill that void is the last MCU movie of 2018, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Bringing the team up of Ant-Man Scott Lang and now Hope Van Dyne now suited up as the Wasp are together for a new mission and disovery.

The timeline close and within the infinity war corridor it will provide answers to their connection to the "Snapocalyse". But before that they have to battle a new foe, and discover the secrets and power of the quantum realm which Scott has been to in the first movie. This calls for the throwback team up of the original Ant-Man and the Wasp which is Hank and Janet.

One of the villain they have to face is Ghost who can phase through almost everything, something they were not prepared for. There is also the appearance of Bill Foster also known as Goliath who also used a super suit to become "Giant Man". And there will be a lot of shrinking and expanding in this  movie which was also a hit with the first one. Based on…

Pixar Animation Studios’ Bryn Imagire inspires young Filipino creatives

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To celebrate the release of Disney-Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” in the Philippines, Pixar Animation Studios Shading Art Director Bryn Imagire visited Manila and led an animation workshop.
Besides talking about the evolution of the animation process from 2004’s “The Incredibles” to this year’s “Incredibles 2,” Imagire, who has been with Pixar Animation Studios since 1996, also showed the students the process of creating images for the film, including how base costume designs for major characters are tweaked to create costumes for extras or background characters. Imagire serves as both shading art director and costume designer for “Incredibles 2.” “Usually, it takes about three hours to render one scene,” she said.

Celebrate Philippines' Olympic Day This Saturday!

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Top sports officials and national athletes families and friends will gather for a competitive yet light environment when the Philippine Olympic Committee holds the Olympic Day celebration this week.
The Philippines’ Olympic Day, held globally on the same day under the watch of the International Olympic Committee, is scheduled June 30 at Philsports Complex in Pasig from 6AM onwards “The POC invites everyone to celebrate more than just sports, but also the ideals and values that define the Olympic Movement,” said event lead and POC Deputy Secretary General Karen Tanchanco-Caballero.
The event is heavily supported by private sectors as they express strong sports solidarity with the Philippine Olympic Committee.

GCash Partners With AliPay HK Making A New Remittance Revolution!

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With a large number of OFWs working in Hong Kong, it has be known to be large contributor to foreign remittances to the Philippines which both contributes to the economy and helps their families. But with long line and high fees, it seems that sending money also means additional hassle.

But in an incredible partnership with GCash and AliPay HK, they have opened a new remittance revolution that will cut costs and the lines and make the transactions in seconds!

Jon Hamm Plays Corporate Man Who's Mad About "Tag" (Opens June 26)

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Most recently seen in Edgar Wright’s hugely successful heist thriller “Baby Driver,” opposite Ansel Elgort and Jamie Foxx, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actor Jon Hamm now stars as Bob Callahan, founding member of the tag brothers, in New Line Cinema’s male bonding comedy “Tag” (in Philippine cinemas June 26).
In the film, five guys—despite age, geography, and adult circumstances like jobs, illness, marriage and children—manage to keep playing tag.  For the entire month of May every year, no matter what is on their plate, they revert to the antics that consumed them in grade school, when they first started chasing each other on the playground. Against all odds, they keep in touch. Letting themselves have fun and be childlike together, even if only once a year, actually makes them better friends and more responsible adults.

Go Inside the "Waterloo" Scene in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again"

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Take your special look behind the scenes of the “Waterloo” sequence from Universal Pictures’ upcoming romantic musical comedy Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
Young Harry (Hugh Skinner) meets young Donna (Lily James) in a Napoleon Bonaparte-themed restaurant, and try to win her heart by serenading her, with what else, Waterloo!
Check out the featurette below and watch Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again in Philippine cinemas July 18.

Clean Your Colon Better With Fiber Health

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We have to keep in mind that body cleanliness is not only external but also important to look within. It would be easy to correct things we see on the outside rather than the inside. That is why we have to take good care of our internal organs.

The best way to cleam our insides is through the organs which absorbs nutrients and also excretes wastes out of our body, The colon. As food and drinks are processed in our digestive system, the colon is one of the most important organs which makes the final phase and takes in the broken down food and leave out indigestible materials which comes out as waste. 

Fiber is one of them as it sweeps the inside of the colon and pulls in the wastes to be excreted. Thus it has been recommended by many doctors to have a high fiber diet  that has multiple benefits internally. One of the recommended products that has a high fiber composition is Fiber Health.

Watch Super Junior Live in Manila with Globe GoSURF!

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An exclusive promo for ELFs who are Globe Prepaid subscribers
Multi-award-winning KPop group Super Junior is set to make fangirls squeal anew as they return to the country for another heart-stopping concert!  If you haven’t saved enough for a ticket, don’t fret. You still have a chance to see them live because Globe is giving away 12 VIP tickets to the Super Show 7 Manila leg!
Starting June 15, 2018, Globe Prepaid customers registered to GoSURF are one step closer to witnessing the Kings of Hallyu in the flesh at Super Show 7 slated on June 30, 2018, Saturday, at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

SM Cinema treats kids to the movies for free!

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Nothing beats seeing a movie with your little ones on the big screen. Now, kids and kids at heart can have a more exciting time seeing a movie with SM Cinema’s Kids Watch for Free!  
SM Cinema’s Kids Watch For Free gives a complimentary movie pass to your kid for every movie ticket you purchase. With this, parents and guardians are given the chance to spend time watching their favorite animated movies with their kids for a cheaper cost.  
Kids 4 feet and below in height can avail of the free movie ticket starting June 21 until December 4 this year.

Have a Shaka Saturday spent at ASAP in Honolulu!

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In just a few days, the island will witness the biggest gathering of over 30 of the brightest celebrities from the Philippines when ASAP, the longest running, top-rated weekly Filipino musical variety show, takes place at the Blaisdell Center this Saturday, June 30, 2018.
An ASAP in Honolulu ticket guarantees the holder entrance to the ASAP Marketplace where one can enjoy food, drinks, games, prizes and a lot of engaging activities, starting at 10:00 A.M. All these pre-show activities will be at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Place.

Coke Studio receives industry nod for OPM advocacy

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Coke Studio Season 1 was awarded the silver plaque under the Youth Brand category of the Asia-Pacific Tambuli Awards 2018. The Coca-Cola Philippines team that received the award was led by Winn Everhart, Coca-Cola Philippines President and General Manager (second from left), and (from left to right) Senior IMC Manager Jason Gervasio, McCann Worldgroup Account Director Teneil Ibanez, McCann Worldgroup Executive Creative Director Joe Dy, Coca-Cola Philippines Marketing Director Stephan Czypionka, IMC Director Jenny Cinco, Marketing Manager for Sparkling Nina Mahnik Marketing Manager for Stills Teejae Sonza, and IMC Manager Tanya Cinco.

Venture into the Quantum Realm with a Piip of a button

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Much has been said about Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War after it ended. People have been speculating, even formulating their own theories about the fate of their favorite superhero. And then there are those who are left thinking, where were the others like the infamous Hawkeye, Thor’s Valkyrie, Black Panther’s Nakiya, even the Ant-Man and the Wasp? Even Captain Marvel had her share of the silver screen through her insignia at the end.
 Where could they have been during all those fights? Could Ant-Man and the Wasp be in the Quantum Realm? With Piip’s latest marvelous promo, Piipsters have an opportunity to see what Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne are up to for as low as Php 150.00 during the first screening day of the Ant-Man and the Wasp on July 4, 2018, 7:30PM, at the Gateway Cineplex, Gateway Mall, Araneta Center.

“The Songwriter meets the Wildflower” Live in Japan

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When two of the Philippines’ most celebrated performers come together for one afternoon of music revelry, the audience can expect a collaboration nothing short of entertainment par excellence. 
On July 15, the Philippines’ award-winning singer-composer Ogie Alcasid joins forces with multi-faceted Dance Empress and concert performer Maja Salvador for TFC Live presents: “The Songwriter meets the Wildflower” at Handashi Fukusi Bunka Kaikan, 1-22-1 Kariyado-cho, Handa-shi, Aichi-ken 475-0918.
Alcasid, dubbed the Hitmaker and a judge for the widely followed show “Your Face Sounds Familiar” seen on ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC), is set to perform for his first TFC show in Asia.

Vivo brings the notch to Y81 for less than Php10,000

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Global smartphone brand Vivo is introducing the notch and other advanced technologies to its Y-series with the release of the Y81. 
The Y81 comes with a 6.22-inch 19:9 FullView™ Display and an 88% screen-to-body ratio, allowing user to see more than ever. It also has Face ID Access for unlocking phones and apps in 0.1 second. 
Vivo’s new smartphone also has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5MP front camera with an AI-powered Face Beauty mode for more beautiful and natural selfies.   
Vivo Y81 also has a 3GB RAM and an octa-core processor that offers faster performance. Complementing its powerful performance is its 32GB internal storage that is expandable to 256GB to gives users the freedom to save more fun apps and unforgettable memories.

Julie Anne San Jose's Latest Single 'TAYONG DALAWA' Debuts at #1

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Asia's Pop Sweetheart Julie Anne San Jose has added yet another achievement to put on her track record — her latest single "Tayong Dalawa" has reached #1 on the iTunes Philippines All-Genre Chart just 30 minutes after its release. This is her second consecutive certified #1 hit under Universal Records, following the chart-topping release of her debut single "Nothing Left" on the same chart earlier this year. 
Written by the talented songstress herself, the original track speaks of one's hopeful longings for a loved one who's currently out of reach. With the cinematic feel of the song, combined with the singer's powerful vocals, long-time fans will be delighted to hear the Julie they know and love with a brand new sound.

Shopee Partners with P&G to Launch Debut “Super Brand Day”

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From June 25 to 28, check out Shopee’s first Super Brand Day with P&G and enjoy exclusive deals and up to 50% off P&G’s beauty brands
Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, officially launches Super Brand Day to recognise key brand partners, and provide them with exclusive marketing support to reach out to around 12 million Shopee users across the Philippines. Every installment of Super Brand Day will feature an in-app “takeover”, a revamp of the Shopee app interface to highlight one of Shopee’s leading Shopee Mall brands for 24 hours.

PDRF, PCPPI to provide 20, 000-liter Water tanks for Marawi rehabilitation

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Marawi is on its way to recovery. As the efforts continue to revive Lanao Del Sur’s capital after being ravaged by war, private institutions and government organizations are partnering to address the need for water of Maranaos and others in the area.
As the country's major private sector driver and coordinator for disaster resilience, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) linked with Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI) to provide the internally displaced people of Marawi with clean and safe water. PDRF tapped PCPPI to provide 12 cylindrical, 20,000-liter water tanks to various gravely affected barangays across the province. PCPPI will also partner with PDRF to conduct community training on water management and hygiene, as well as initiate various programs for the holistic, socio-psychological recovery of the Maranaos.

Jeremy Renner Becomes an Easy Target in Game of "Tag"

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Two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner (“Arrival,” “Avengers” films) stars in New Line Cinema’s comedy “Tag” as Jerry, the undefeated player in a game of tag that friends have been playing since they were little kids.
“I thought it was awesome that there are guys who really do this in real life,” says Renner.  “The script was hysterical, but it also attracted me because it was about friendship lasting in perpetuity. I’ve moved around a lot, so I think having continuity from your past is really important.  I’m a big believer in holding on to things that matter; if you value something, it sometimes takes great effort to keep it.”

It's the Second Year For Moneygram Idol Awards!

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It is another year to recognize twelve OFWs and their families via the MoneyGram Idol Awards which is now at its second year held at the Solaire Resort and Casino. It is a celebration of the contributions of their hardwork to the economy and also relative who benefit from the fast remittance service by Moneygram.

Leading the awards is their brand Ambassador, Robin Padilla who remains to be the "Idol ng Bayan" with his patriotic works and genuine love for the Filipinos especially those working overseas. Along with him are MoneyGram’s key regional leaders who have seen the close bond of families brought together by the service.

Vivo and Qualcomm collaborate on breakthrough 5G antenna technology

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Two mobile pioneers accelerate 5G development by integrating new 5G millimeter wave technologies with sub-6 GHz into a single commercial form factor
Vivo today has detailed its collaboration with Qualcomm to address a critical 5G development milestone with their ground-breaking 5G antenna technology. This collaboration has resulted in the successful design and integration of new 5G mm-Wave (millimeter wave) antenna arrays into a Vivo commercial form factor as well as the measurement of system-level OTA (over-the-air) performance.

Victoria Arts and Theater Tower Brings Aesthetic and Convenience In One Place

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We do need more accessible places in the metro,  but there are a really few that cater to added services like education and the arts.  But New San Juan Builders, Inc, innovated a progressive step in real property with Victoria Arts and Theater Tower located in Quezon City.
This newest venture by the developer behind Victoria Sports,  and Casas Filipinas de Acuzar brings Arts, Education and Culture with a development placed in a strategic location between Timog Avenue and EDSA.  Now on its pre-selling stage, the development promises to showcase artistic designs from the facade to its interiors.

The Victoria Arts Theater Tower was recently announced by the executives of New San Jose Builders, Engr. Cesar Sanqui - President., Lorelie Urcia - Senior Vice-President, and Dr. Isagani Germar - Co-Chairman and President of Manuel L. Quezon University.

First "Creed II" Trailer Reveals Knockout Sequel

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This December, there’s more to lose than a title. Check out the first official trailer of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Creed II” and watch the film in Philippine cinemas December 06.
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/warnerbrosphils/videos/2118957301467133/
YouTube:  https://youtu.be/vEa66gEP4qc
In “Creed II,” life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family. “Creed II” is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can’t escape your history.

Renaissance Gallery Celebrates It's 15th Anniversary With "Ambidexrtrous: The Left and the Right"

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In celebration of its 15th Anniversary, Renaissance Gallery, a leading purveyor of non-representational art in the country, presents “AMBIDEXTROUS: THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT” which opens on June 24 till July 4 at the SM Art Center, with cocktail reception on June 25 at 6 pm.
A group exhibition of artists working in both representational art and abstraction, “AMBIDEXTROUS” shall feature the works of Hermes Alegre, Art Bermido, Remy Boquiren, Arley Carig, Addie Cukingnan, Egai Fernandez, Sam Penaso, Ronaldo Ruiz, Aner Sebastian, Valen Valero and Janice Young.
“AMBIDEXTROUS” is curated by noted art critic, writer and visual artist Cid Reyes.

Who’s who at the Big3?

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The next Big3 season is under way! The much-celebrated 3-on-3 league started by Ice Cube has received much positive feedback and is geared for a second season. The first year was a smashing success and was an all-out shootfest and dunkfest that made basketball fans all over the world relive the greatest moments of their favorite NBA stars from the past. And now they are back for more. Eight teams are again ready to slice, dice, shoot and dunk their way to the playoffs and then the finals! After a grueling season, only one team will emerge victorious. Which Big3 team will bring home the Dr. J championship trophy?

The Itchyworms release Di Na Muli official music video

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Di Na Muli was written in 2016 by long-time friends Jazz Nicolas and Wally Acolola. They entered the song into the 5th Philippine Popular (PhilPop) Music Festival, performed by The Itchyworms, where it won the grand prize. Now, in 2018, the song has been given new life in the official soundtrack of the hit film Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story) (Viva Films, starring Dingdong Dantes and Anne Curtis, directed by Irene Villamor).

Somewhere in between PhilPop and Sid & Aya, the Itchyworms set out to immortalize the song. The result was a visually stunning and emotional music video, directed by Paolo Abella. Help also came along in the form of the video's co-director Juno Oebanda, longtime friend of the band, and the generous indulgence of none other than the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The link to the CCP is Teddy Hilado (d. 2015), recognized as the father of lighting design in Philippine theater, who is also the uncle of Oebanda

"Incredibles 2" Triumphantly Returns with P133.1-M in 5 Days

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The Supers returned and heroically took over the Philippine box-office! Disney-Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” debuted at No.1 this week, bowing with a P133.1-M five-day opening weekend (June 14 - 18), shattering the record for Biggest Disney-Pixar Opening Weekend of All-Time in the country.
The animated superhero film bested the record established in 2016 by “Finding Dory” at P101.7-M.

National Digital Arts Awards 2018 Opens New Categories For Digital Creativity

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Since the first awards back in 2013, the National Digital Arts Awards (NDAA) has given opportunity for designers and graphic artists to be recognized and share their talents for everyone to see. And for many years, the number of winners and prizes has increased as more categories were added giving more opportunities for artists.

This year, NDAA 2018's theme is “Driven by Design. Fueled by Passion. EMPOWERING TODAY’S DIGITAL ARTIST.” Presented by digital signage and out-of-home advertising, Globaltronics Inc., they continue to aim  to raise the Filipino talent in digital design, and animation. 

Axiata Arena Gets Ready For Pacquiao-Matthysse Fight

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Boxing fans are already looking forward to the “Fight of Champions” supermatch between Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian fighter Lucas Matthysse on July 15 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A lot of netizens are curious about the venue’s history and amenities.
The stadium, located in the premise of the National Sports Complex of Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur, is one of several sports facilities in the National Sports Complex, and is within walking distance of other sports facilities such as the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, National Hockey Stadium, National Squash Centre and the National Aquatic Centre.

DepEd, Muntinlupa LGU recognize partnership with PCPPI and private sectors as key to quality education

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The Department of Education, the city of Muntinlupa, and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI) cemented their partnership and commitment to quality education at a turnover ceremony held at the Muntinlupa Elementary School (MES).
“Naging magandang engagement yung partnership namin with Pepsi (Our partnership with Pepsi was a very good engagement),” said Dove Cometa, Project Development Officer from the Department of Education, who spoke on behalf of Undersecretary Tonisito Umali, in giving recognition to PCPPI for the company’s involvement in the Adopt-A-School Program

New "Alpha" Trailer Reveals Epic Boy-and-Dog Adventure

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Experience the incredible story of how mankind discovered man's best friend. Watch the new trailer of Columbia Pictures’ upcoming 3D action-adventure Alpha, opening in Philippine cinemas soon.
YouTube: https://youtu.be/24qTqvhd7Ok
An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, Alpha tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best friend. While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is injured and must learn to survive alone in the wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before winter arrives.
Alpha is directed by Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli).
Opening soon across the Philippines, Alpha is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.

Feel the action of “Ocean’s 8” and “Escape Plan 2: Hades” at SM Cinema

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With the release of action movies Ocean’s 8 and Escape Plan 2: Hades, SM Cinema lets you enjoy a premiere cinema experience at Director’s Club Cinema.
Sit back, relax and enjoy these latest action flicks with recliner seats, butler service and advanced sound and projection technology of SM Cinema Director’s Club at these branches: SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura Premier, SM Megamall, SM City BF Parañaque, SM City East Ortigas, SM CDO Downtown Premiere, SM City Puerto Princesa, SM Seaside City Cebu, and S Maison in Conrad Manila.
A spin-off of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Trilogy, Ocean’s 8 follows the story of Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) the estranged sister of Danny Ocean (George Clooney), as she assembles her own all-female crew to execute the biggest heist of their lives – stealing a $150 million necklace at the Met Gala.

Real-Life "Tag" Game Among Grown Men Inspires New Comedy

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What if you never had to give up the games that you played as a kid?  The kind that kept you and your friends outside, way past sunset.  What if, as a grown up, you could keep the games going with your friends, forever?
In New Line Cinema’s “Tag,” five guys—despite age, geography, and adult circumstances like jobs, illness, marriage and children—manage to keep playing.  For the entire month of May every year, no matter what is on their plate, they revert to the antics that consumed them in grade school, when they first started chasing each other on the playground. Against all odds, they keep in touch. Letting themselves have fun and be childlike together, even if only once a year, actually makes them better friends and more responsible adults.

Shopee Beauty Fair Brings Brands and Beautiful Women Together!

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Empowering women needs a lot of work, and to attain beauty and confidence goals, it cannot be handled by one. Thus a partnership must be made that brings the very best in taking care of different kinds of beauty.
That is why Shopee has partnered with leading beauty brands like Maybelline and Palmolive to Celebrate Women Empowerment. In a special event that brings the good news of taking care of oneself and enhance the beauty inside and out.

Midas Promotions Presents, Viral Vintage Sensations Post Modern Jukebox Live In Manila!

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