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Miles Morales, a New "Spider-Man" Rises "Into the Spider-Verse"

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Young actor Shameik Moore (Netflix’s The Get Down) voices Miles Morales, a young teenager and a Brooklyn native who is thrust into a new school, in Columbia Pictures’ new action-adventure Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse. But he’s having an even harder time adjusting to his entirely new and unexpected life as a Spider-Man. After meeting some other versions of the superhero from parallel universes, Miles learns to unlock the hero inside himself.
(Watch the new TV Spot for Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse at YouTube:  https://youtu.be/Khynw_fhz8Q.) 

"Banca Ni DV" Project of Oplan Pamamalakaya Provides Boats For Fishermen of Batangas

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Fishermen of Batangas were the beneficiaries of the special project of Oplan Pamamalakaya which aims to provide new fishing boats or bancas to poor communities in the country. Dubbed as "Banca Ni DV," the boats were donated by DV Boer Farm International Corporation (DVBFI), headed by its CEO Dexter Villamin. The beneficiaries came from the coastal areas around Matabungkay in the town of Lian.

Oplan Pamamalakaya is a DVBFI initiative intended to offer profitable and sustainable livelihood opportunities for the members of Magsasaka Inc., a legitimate non-governmental organization (NGO), with the purpose to contribute to the country's overall agricultural progress and development not only in  terms of livestock farming but crop production and fisheries as well.

Get a chance to score first dibs on tickets to BLACKPINK Live in Manila

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Exclusive pre-sale promos await Globe Prepaid customers!
Get ready to Ddu-Du Ddu-Du along with the hottest Korean girl group, BLACKPINK, as they come to the Philippines for their first-ever visit! The K-Pop heartthrobs will be performing live for their Filipino fans at the Mall of Asia Arena on February 2, 2019.
Can’t wait to get your tickets? Globe Prepaid is giving fans the chance to grab the hottest tix before they’re available to the public with not one but two exclusive first dibs promos! Join any of the following promos to get access to the ticket pre-sale on December 5, 2018.
On The List First Dibs
Globe Prepaid launches On The List, an exclusive community of customers who will enjoy leveled up event perks. First dibs promos, ticket giveaways and other surprises await members! Pre-qualified customers will receive a text inviting them to sign up for On The List. First 320 members to text “FIRSTDIBS” will surely have first access to the pre-sale and immediately receive a unique code.…

Samsung offers discounts up to 50% at Lazada’s Grand Year End Sale

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The holiday season is at its peak, and everyone is out trying to finish their Christmas shopping. Those who would like to avoid the traffic and packed malls would be better off shopping online. Check out Lazada’s Grand Year End Sale, where over 80 million items can be purchased with slashed prices and freebies!
From December 10 to 12, Samsung is set to treat its customers once again with discounts of up to 50 percent on mobile gadgets, TVs and audio devices, digital appliances, and monitors.

MEGA Sardines' Christmas family drama ‘Adulting’ is a real weeper

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Following the success of its first viral video “Tipidity,” MEGA Sardines, the Number 1 sardines brand in the Philippines, takes viewers on an emotional roller coaster ride this Christmas season through “Adulting,” its second short film in its #MegaGandaAngBuhay trilogy.
While “Tipidity,” which has so far garnered about 4 million views, depicts the quirks and realities in a newly married couple’s life, “Adulting” tugs at one’s heartstrings as it navigates the tricky waters in a mother-daughter relationship.

Get Ready for the Grand Finale of Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

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Last chance for users to shop flash sales from as low as ₱12 and enjoy nationwide free shipping with a minimum spend of only ₱199 on 12 December
Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, is in the final leg of the biggest Christmas sale of the year, the Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. Ongoing since November 26, the Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale will round off with a bang on December 12 with 24 hours of free shipping with a minimum spend of only ₱199 and flash sales from as low as ₱12.

Coke Studio Concert Statement

On December 07, 2018, the Coke Studio Concert organizers, Philippine National Police, the City of Pasay, and SM Mall of Asia decided to reschedule the Coke Studio Christmas Concert to early next year to prioritize the public’s safety.
The safety of everyone is of utmost importance to us. The unsafe behavior of portions of an estimated 15,000 spectators such as pushing, jumping on the barricades and throwing bottles, threatened the safety of the rest of the concert-goers, despite numerous reminders from authorities present.
There were some who sustained minor injuries and were immediately given medical attention. After careful assessment, and repeated requests for the public’s cooperation, Coca-Cola together with all the artists, PNP, the City of Pasay, and SM MOA, deemed it necessary to reschedule the concert to a later date.
We thank the PNP, the local government of Pasay, and SM MOA for their full support in helping ensure everyone’s protection, the artists for their passion and fully …

Cindy-Lou Prevents "The Grinch" from Stealing Christmas

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In both the original Dr. Seuss book, Cindy-Lou Who is a tiny toddler, “no more than two,” whose interaction with a Santa-Claus-disguised Grinch revolves only around questioning him about why Santa is taking their Christmas tree in the middle of the night.
In Universal Pictures and Illumination’s new version of The Grinch, she’s a little older, and she’s on a mission to trap Santa to ask him to help her over-worked, over-tired mother. “We wanted to find a character who was the antitheses of the Grinch,” producer Chris Meledandri says. “Someone who was incredibly helpful and embodied the optimism that childhood allows us to have. She’s a very positive character, but there’s a certain wisdom to her as well. We talked a lot about why her path was going to cross with Santa’s — or the-Grinch-as-Santa — and giving her a sense of mission and intention. Her determination puts these two characters on paths that we know are going to collide.”

‘Tis the Season for Christmas Entertainment with the new PLDT Home TVolution Lite!

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Leading digital services provider PLDT today announced the new PLDT Home TVolution Lite powered by Roku®, which is the latest streaming device that lets you turn your TV into a digital entertainment powerhouse.
Available for only Php99 per month as an add-on service to your PLDT Home Fibr Plan, the new PLDT Home TVolution Lite powered by Roku® features a sleeker and thinner device, plus a more dynamic and effortless user experience.
While it is easy on the pocket, it still delivers amazing entertainment features that make it the perfect the device to stream and watch videos. Just plug it into your HDMI-capable TV, connect to the Internet, activate the device, and start enjoying thousands of shows and movies.

Alice Dixson Charity Bowl Rolls Off On 2nd Year

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Despite her hectic showbiz sked, Alice Dixson still finds time to pay it forward and share her blessings.
This coming Sunday, December 9, the ever-stunning dramatic actress kicks off the second year of her charity bowling event, the Alice Dixson Charity Bowl, at the E-Lanes Bowling Center, Greenhills, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Her beneficiary, the Kalipay Foundation, is a Bacolod-based orphanage that provides long-term care for abused, destitute and marginalized kids.

Nimo TV continues to provide exciting content as the Rules of Survival

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Nimo TV Philippine Champions League S1 playoffs began streaming last December 1 and 2, 2018.
From over 300 squads who tried their luck in the country's biggest Rules of Survival tournament, 45 squads proved their worth to a spot in the playoffs happened in Mineski Infinity Taft, Cubao, and Morayta.  As the excitement rises, fans and game enthusiasts can also join the fun by watching it live via Nimo TV.

Peter Jackson on Adapting "Mortal Engines" from Page to Film

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Peter Jackson, director of the critically acclaimed The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, wasn’t exactly looking to make another world-building fantasy film when Scholastic Media president and Mortal Engines’ producer Deborah Forte first sent him the Mortal Engines book around 2005. After all, Jackson and his fellow filmmakers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, fresh off the success of the LOTR films, were already receiving fantasy projects left and right.

Jessy Mendiola Shares Weight Struggles And New Projects

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Jessy Mendiola has grown in the showbiz industry and known for her sexy body which is one of her assets as an actress. We have seen her in many roles like Maria Mercedes and FPJ's Ang Probinsyano, and also in a happy relationship with Luis Manzano. She was hailed as FHM Philippines' 100 Sexiest Woman in 2016 and now returning in making movies with the upcoming MMFF 2018 entry "The Girl In the Orange Dress." However, it was quite noticeable that she went low-key in past months.

Jessy shares her challenges in the past months at the contract-signing and launch of her latest endorsement, the Amazing Grape Juice with Garcinia Cambogia. One of them was increased body weight which she even got a "fat memo" which prompted her to take weight management very seriously.

Good thing that she was introduced to try Amazing Grape Juice with Garcinia Cambogia which is a food supplement that aids in reducing weight distributed by IAMWorldwide. Along with diet, exercise , and r…

Piolo Pacual Now Endorsing Herb-all Amazing Pure Organic Barley

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It is a given that Piolo Pascual is a brand magnet and influential endorser, and with his physique and health is greatly maintained with regular workouts, healthy diet and supplements that works well with him. With a lot of things on his plate right now along with acting, he also a singer  model and producer.
Now adding to the long lists of endorsements, Piolo prodly comes forward as the offcial endorser of Herb-all Amazing Pure Organic Barleydistributed by IAMWorldwide. The brand is a emerging direct selling company of food supplements with a wide array of products for health and wellness.

Real-Life Boxer Florian Munteanu is Viktor Drago in "Creed II" (Opens Nov 28)

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Making his memorable film debut in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action-drama “Creed II” is real-life amateur fighter Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu as Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), the Russian boxer who killed Apollo Creed in the ring three decades earlier.
When the “Creed II” filmmakers were looking for the actor who could play Viktor Drago, they needed someone who physically resembled the tall, imposing character and could also act and box. After months of reviewing hundreds of photos, videos, and audition tapes, producer, screenwriter and castmember Sylvester Stallone found the 235-pound, 6-foot-4 boxer from Germany named Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu.

What Does The 2019 Hold Financially? You Might Want To Invest Now.

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It's almost the end of the year and we are interested on the economic velocity of the country which calls for actions the government and the private sector should take note and make sound choices that will lead to a more financially stable growth towards the new year.

With 2018 is a big year for the Philippine economy which was greatly affected by the TRAIN Law which led to a record inflation in the middle of the year which  prompted fear to investors and businessmen. It was like a domino effect that other things followed such as the fall of the Peso which almost reached PHP54 to a US Dollar, The increase in the Jeepney and Bus fare, and other commodities.

Jaya & Patti Austin Performs Together At "Soul Divas"

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For the first time, two of the most soulful singers in the planet will be brought together by fate with a one-of-kind concert that will be held  at The Theater at Solaire, International Singer and Grammy Award- winning American and Jazz performer, Patti Austin and our very own María Luisa Ramsey Kagahastian-Gotidoc, better known mononymously as Jaya who is a Filipina soul music singer, rapper, record producer, actress, dancer and presenter of mixed Jamaican and Visayan descent will happen and dubbed as Christmas with Patti Austin and Jaya.

Are We Close In Eradicating Malaria? Experts Say A Few More Years.

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When I was young, the most dreaded mosquito disease was MALARIA not dengue. But times has changed, malaria is decreasing as we found ways in fighting the fatal disease. Also a problem of many nation especially poor ones who have vulnerable breeding grounds made them centers of epidemic plus the lack of access of healthcare often led to deaths of many people.
But there is hope now in this new millennium, this is what was announced in the Kapihan sa Manila Hotel last November together with the Department of Health (DOH) national Malaria coordinator Dr. Raffy Deray  who stressed that the country is definitely on its way to being Malaria-free, thanks to the efforts of some private-sector health advocates who have worked hand-in-hand with the government to curb the dreaded disease.

Be together with those who matter with SAMSUNG’s Galaxy Christmas Gifts

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For a lot of Filipinos, Christmas is about quality experiences with the special people in their lives. Staying connected becomes even more important, especially for families and barkadas who are separated because of work and other commitments. Taking great photos is also a must, especially when everyone finally gets to bond and share special holiday moments with those who matter.
Be together with your loved ones no matter the distance and create more meaningful memories with the Galaxy Christmas Gifts. From November 5 to December 31, 2018, avail of flexible
credit terms on innovative devices, score exclusive freebies, and get the chance to win exciting prizes in the weekly Samsung Members Raffle.
Explore more ways to capture moments

Coming Home to Masskara with Coke Studio

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Coca-Cola returns to Bacolod with music and a vision of a World Without Waste
This year’s Masskara Festival in Negros Occidental celebrated more color and more music as Coke Studio brought together the Negrenses and the artists of this year’s Coke Studio in one special stage, hyping up the volume and heat along Lacson Street.
The Coke Studio stage was headlined by singer and heartthrob Sam Concepcion, and local bands Cali Island and Aire Band. But more than the music festival, Coca-Cola Philippines also brought to the city of smiles its World Without Waste campaign which seeks to collect every bottle and can that it will produce by 2030, while also including recycled materials into its packaging.

"Aquaman" To Touch Down in Manila for Epic Fan Event at SM Mall of Asia

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As part of their whirlwind, four-continent tour, stars Jason Momoa and Amber Heard and Director James Wan will visit Manila to attend Asian premiere and Fan Event in support of the upcoming film “Aquaman”  
Director James Wan and stars Jason Momoa and Amber Heard of Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming action-packed adventure “Aquaman” will be in town to meet Filipino fans in a spectacular red carpet-style Fan Event on Tuesday, December 11.  The festivities will take place at the Music Hall located in the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City, which aims to bring the film closer to moviegoers across Asia.

EMERGENCY? Angkas Buhay Is Here To The Rescue

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Angkas has been a lifesaver to many FIlipinos in the city who needs to get from point to point faster than the regular car TNVS. With the growing number of riders and drivers, Angkas is set to expand further in the coming years.

Along with the expansion, Angkas also believes in the importance of safety on the road for all their customers and drivers That is why they held their Anniversary with a Angkas Safety Fiesta.

Held at the Ynares Center in Antipolo, the gathering brought together thousands of Angkas drivers who are also excited for the many activities and giveaways that happened at teh Safety Fiesta. But they also made a special surprise with the launch of ANGKAS BUHAY.

Christmas Gift Ideas for all at the 2018 Taiwan Excellence Experience Zone

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Every year, you promise yourself you won't wait till the last minute to do your holiday shopping. But once again, Christmas is getting closer and you haven’t even started. Before you enter a crazy shopping frenzy, check out the 2018 Taiwan Excellence Experience Zone. You'll find everything you need with time to spare, and your gifts will be met with beaming faces.
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) celebrates Christmas by bringing top-of-the-line products to our Filipino friends. The Taiwan Excellence Experiencing Zone will showcase awesome brands and gadgets in time for your Christmas shopping, offering you effortless, first-class shopping for your loved ones.

Jack Daniel's Opens Up Holidays 2018 With Their Holiday Barrel Tree

“It's not what's under the tree that matters, it's who's around it.”
Jack Daniel's kicked off the Yuletide tradition with the lighting of its iconic Holiday Barrel Tree last Friday, November 23, 2018 at C1 Park, 5th Avenue, High Street Central Square, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City.
VIPs, media personalities and social media influencers attended the festivity which coincided with the launch of Bar No.7, Jack Daniel's first pop-up bar in Metro Manila that serves gourmet holiday drinks especially created by Curator's senior bartender and mixologist, Giann Divino.

Discover the ‘Three Words to Forever’ at SM Cinema

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Laugh, cry and swoon with your loved ones as you watch Three Words to Forever at SM Cinema!
Having fallen out of love, Rick (Richard Gomez) and Cristy (Sharon Cuneta) decide to end their marriage. However, they are forced to delay their separation and keep up pretenses to preserve the joyful celebrations of their family, with the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tin (Kathryn Bernardo) and her boyfriend Kyle (Tommy Esguerra) as well as the renewal of vows of Cristy’s parents, Cito and Tinay (Freddie Webb and Liza Lorena). As the wedding preparations progress, the family’s relationships with each other are tested as they try to find their way to a happy forever.
Starring some of the most loved actors and actresses in the country, Three Words to Forever will show us the struggles and hardships that all kinds relationships go through in order to find forever. Three Words to Forever is directed by Ms. Cathy Garcia Molina.
Catch Three Words to Forever starting November 28 at any SM Cinema b…

Sylvia Hoeks, From "Blade Runner 2049" to "The Girl in the Spider's Web"

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Tattooed cyber-mercenary Lisbeth Salander’s sister, Camilla, has been referenced in Stieg Larsson’s original Millennium novels, but the character has never been included in the film adaptations.
In The Girl in the Spider’s Web, however, Camilla plays a significant role in Lisbeth’s journey. And to play this haunting figure from the film’s protagonist’s traumatic background, director Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe) cast Dutch actress and Blade Runner 2049 breakout star Sylvia Hoeks. “I saw her in Blade Runner [2049] and it really blew my mind,” says Alvarez of Hoeks. “She’s so good and so intense and so different, and very unpredictable as an actress. I’m always going for what you don’t expect, and it was a pleasure to work with her.”