Coldplay & BTS Collaborate for "My Universe" Single Out Now

Coldplay have today released their much-anticipated collaboration with BTS. My Universe, which was written by Coldplay and BTS and produced by Max Martin, is available to stream / download worldwide now.

The song’s official lyric video - which is available now - features handwritten lyrics from both groups, in both English and Korean. 

Coldplay have also teased the song’s Dave Meyers-directed official music video, as “coming very soon”.

My Universe follows Coldplay’s worldwide hit Higher Power as the second single to be taken from the band’s forthcoming album Music Of The Spheres (out October 15th).

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Watch & Share the Good Vibes: HONNE, Vance Joy, BEKA, SB19, many more to perform at G Music Fest 2021

At a time when daily routines may have become repetitive and mundane, we look forward to events that remind us of the good old days. In this year’s G Music Fest, Globe is bringing back some of the feels with a wide roster of local and international artists, including HONNE, Vance Joy, BEKA, SB19, and many more.

G Music Fest is an annual event hosted by Globe, in line with its 917 Day celebration held every September. The much anticipated music festival will be broadcasted for FREE on Globe’s official Facebook Page.

Ayala Foundation, Huawei scale up efforts towards building sustainable communities

Ayala Foundation Inc. (AFI) and Huawei Technologies Philippines Inc. held a virtual signing ceremony today to mark another milestone in their purposeful partnership aimed to provide digital education to Filipinos and building sustainable and resilient communities, with the long-term goal of contributing to Philippine nation-building. 

At the event, AFI Senior Director for Social Development Joanna Maria Duarte, Huawei Philippines Vice President Daniel Guo and Huawei Philippines Director for Globe Telecom Zeh Zhang inked a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize the partnership between AFI and Huawei. The collaboration coincides with the celebration of AFI's 60th anniversary with the theme: "Faith in the Filipino – 60 Years of Partnerships in Nation-building."

Duran Duran Releases More Music From Forthcoming Album - Listen To The New Single 'Anniversary'

Duran Duran share the anthemic ‘ANNIVERSARY’, produced by the band along with British DJ/producer, Erol Alkan and the third song taken from their fifteenth studio album, ‘FUTURE PAST’, set for global release on October 22 via TAPE MODERN for BMG. Pre-order/save/add HERE.

‘ANNIVERSARY’ is Duran Duran at their exhilarating best and continues to show why they’re still one of the most exciting and progressive bands on the planet. Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, the song is sure to be a massive live favorite. Listen HERE.

Speaking from London, where they are rehearsing for a string of upcoming dates, Duran Duran bassist and founder member John Taylor said today:

Huawei: Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalization

Huawei's annual flagship event for the global ICT industry – HUAWEI CONNECT 2021 – kicked off today. Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu opened the event with a keynote speech titled "Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalization".

This year's event, themed "Dive into Digital", explores how digital technology can better integrate with business scenarios and industry know-how to address critical business challenges, and how stakeholders can work together more effectively to foster an open industry ecosystem and drive shared success. The event is scheduled to have four keynotes, five summits, and 66 sessions, featuring more than 200 speakers, including industry visionaries, business leaders, top tech experts, and ecosystem partners. It will be live streamed in 11 languages on Huawei's corporate website and by its media partners. The event will also feature online exhibitions, remote visits to exhibition halls, and open panel discussions, enabling online interaction and one-stop experiences.

realme launches GT Master Edition and realme Book, available starting September 24th

Get up to P2,000 OFF on the realme GT Master Edition and up to P8,000 OFF on the realme Book starting September 24.  

realme, the Philippines’ number one smartphone brand for two consecutive quarters in 2021, disrupted the local tech scene yet again with the official reveal and launch of its two highly anticipated products: the realme GT Master Edition and the realme Book today, September 23, via a livestream event on the brand’s official Facebook page. 

Keep Up with the Latest TikTok and Fashion Trends for Less with #ShopeeFinds

Don’t miss out on the latest trends in beauty, home decor, fashion, and more! 

These days, trends constantly change, and it can be difficult to keep up. If you’re unsure about which home decor trend to take inspiration from, or which sartorial trend to try, we’ve got a quick, easy solution for you⁠—Shopee Finds, your one-stop shop for trending items! 

To check it out, just type #ShopeeFinds using Shopee’s search bar. Aside from in-demand items at the best prices across different categories, you can score free shipping and cashback vouchers on the page. For the TikTok-obsessed, don’t miss out on all the amazing finds on the TikTok Made Me Buy It section on the page. You can also check out the Takeover Calendar to discover upcoming trends across different categories.

From September 23 to October 6, discover a fresh roundup of trendy finds you shouldn’t miss out on:

Globe, Pinas Forward educate over 2,000 students on cybersafety

With the rising risks and dangers of the online world, Globe partnered with social movement Pinas Forward (PF) to guide students around the country on ways to protect themselves from numerous threats posed by the Internet.

Just this past month, over 2,000 students joined Pinas Forward’s free webinar E-ligtas: Blocking The Dangers of the Online World.  It is part of Pinas Forward’s goal to build a nation led by a new generation of leaders who are inspiring, intelligent, digitally aware, and driven towards positive change.

Smart and Limitless: Xiaomi Announces Arrival of Mi TV P1 Series and Xiaomi Pad 5 in the Philippines

Xiaomi today launched its latest smart TV lineup- Mi TV P1 Series, and a new tablet Xiaomi Pad 5 during its new product launch in the Philippines. Offered in 55’’, 50’’, 43’’, and 32’’ four different sizes, Mi TV P1 Series makes smart home entertainment experience more accessible to everyone. The Xiaomi Pad 5 on the other hand, is an all-in-one work station that’s packed with value from form to function. 

Mi TV P1 Series: An All-Round Smart Entertainment Hub

The whole series sports a bezel-less display for maximum viewing space with a sleek and stylish design that blends beautifully into the home’s surroundings. Its 60Hz LED panel offers an ultra-wide 178° field of view so that you can clearly see the display, no matter what angle you are watching from.

The 55”, 50” and 43” variants deliver a top-of-the-line picture quality with 4K UHD resolution and Dolby Vision® support. The larger 55”, 50” variants further enhance visuals with HDR10+, which allows the TVs to generate a high dynamic range and make the picture even more vivid and life-like. To complement the stunning visuals, all three models offer MEMC technology, enabling the TV to reproduce an incredibly smooth and lag-free picture.

LIMITED EDITION: A Different Kind of Everlasting Love

Once upon a time, three fine gentlemen named Jethro, Arnold and Mario, figure in a different kind of love, complete with its many saccharine trappings, weep-triggering tribulations and promise of happily ever after which are all in “Limited Edition.”

“Limited Edition” is a romantic drama about finding one’s elusive and everlasting love with a love triangle story arc that gives it more kilig, heartstrings pull, and a fairy-tale like conclusion of who ends up with who. 

“What makes him lovable is his innocence and simplicity,” says Jomari Angeles about Mario. “Not all of us are born with the right knowledge about life and love right away. He is a hopeless romantic and pag  pag nakuha na ang loob niya or pagna-inlove na siya bibigay niya ang lahat sa kanyang partner.”

Huawei Releases the Intelligent World 2030 Report to Explore Trends in the Next Decade

Huawei, along with industry partners, held the Intelligent World 2030 Forum. David Wang, Executive Director and President of ICT Products & Solutions of Huawei, released the Intelligent World 2030 report with a keynote speech on Exploring the Intelligent World 2030. This is the first time that Huawei has used quantitative and qualitative methods to systematically describe the intelligent world in the next decade and forecast industry trends, helping industries identify new opportunities and discover new value.

Over the past three years, Huawei has conducted in-depth exchanges with more than 1,000 academics, customers, and partners in the industry, organized more than 2,000 workshops, and drawn on data and methods from authoritative organizations, such as the United Nations, World Economic Forum, and World Health Organization. Huawei has derived insights from scientific journals such as Nature and IEEE, and drawn wisdom from relevant industry associations and consulting firms, as well as experts within and outside Huawei. Through these efforts, Huawei has developed the Intelligent World 2030 report, providing insights into ICT technology and application trends in the next decade.

Globe, Quezon City empower students and residents with digital tools

Globe is working together with the Quezon City (QC) government in providing a suite of internet and digital solutions to support the connectivity needs of local residents and learners and keep them digitally empowered in the new normal.

The partnership includes the expansion of Globe’s GoWiFi and KonekTayo WiFi as well as the activation of Globe Labs’ SMS API, School Bus WiFi, and Load Up services in the city. These offerings are part of Globe’s efforts to provide reliable connectivity and extend educational support to students and teachers while online learning is in place.

BRIA Homes eyes stronger VisMin presence in its portfolio of residential developments

With such buoyant prospects for VisMin, BRIA Homes,
one of the country’s top developers of best-value housing,
 has bolstered its presence in these regions

In the past, one prevailing socioeconomic myth held the idea that all roads led to bustling Metro Manila, where bountiful employment and business opportunities awaited ambitious and hardworking Filipinos. Tiny as the Philippine archipelago is, Visayas and Mindanao used to be considered as trailing behind the National Capital Region in terms of progress and development. 

Fast-forward to the present times, nothing could be further from the truth. Business and industry have fast acknowledged the tremendous potential that VisMin offers, making it a much-coveted region for both government and private sector investments. With Visayas and Mindanao as hosts to some of the country’s most fascinating and culturally diverse places, the region is developing into a center for agro trade and world-class tourism, providing a plethora of employment opportunities to local Visayans, Mindanaoans and Filipino migrants who have set up roots in the South. 

Lil Nas X Explores Love and Loneliness on Game-Changing New Album, MONTERO

Fresh off his MTV VMA win for VIDEO OF THE YEAR and his show-stopping Met Gala debut, global phenomenon and Grammy Award winning artist Lil Nas X has at last released his debut album MONTERO via Columbia Records today. The 15-track album was executive produced by Take A Daytrip and features tracks with Doja Cat, Elton John, Jack Harlow, Megan Thee Stallion and Miley Cyrus. 

Upon its release, MONTERO received overwhelmingly positive review from music critics. USA Today calls the album “an honest portrait of Lil Nas X at 22,” and praises the A lister’s “willingness to dabble in unadulterated pop, grimy rock and the rap-singing that has so far popularized his career.” Variety lauds the record’s “genre-stretching approach and refreshingly honest exploration of love and loneliness,” adding that it just proves how committed the rapper is in giving “voice to the fears and longings of a generation of queer kids.”

Zack Tabudlo expresses the joy of unconditional love on new song “Habang Buhay”

Filipino singer-songwriter/producer Zack Tabudlo transports the joy of long, lasting real love on his new single “Habang Buhay”—out today on all streaming platforms via Island Records Philippines and MCA Music Inc.

Expressing security in the promises of unconditional romance, Zack Tabudlo allows himself to bask in the golden feeling of being swept away by love, while looking forward to more affectionate years with that special someone.

G na sa Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi this National G Day!

Exciting promos await loyal Globe customers on National G Day on September 17. Don’t miss the fun and get your Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi with an exclusive discount!

From September 13-19, every purchase of any Prepaid WiFi device (Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi, Globe At Home Xtreme Prepaid WiFi, Globe At Home LTE-Advanced Prepaid WiFi, Globe MyFi LTE and Globe MyFi LTE-A) at Globe’s partner merchants and channels will give customers a P91.7 discount. In line with the annual 917 celebrations, Globe is giving back to its customers to ensure that every home has affordable, reloadable, and reliable internet, especially when it is most crucial.

Ber-Months Made Extra Special With OPPO

Start the holiday season early with special treats, as global smart device brand OPPO offers exciting freebies, bundles, and discounts on your favorite and latest OPPO products from A and Reno Series smartphones to IoT devices starting September 17 until October 3, 2021. Such a great way to welcome ber-months with sweeter deals.

“We love how the Filipinos embrace the spirit of Christmas early from the beginning of ber-months, thus we are offering great deals to make it even sweeter as they enjoy the latest and best-selling OPPO products from smartphones to IoT devices, and more,” shared OPPO Philippines Vice President for National Sales Zen Han.

Shopee Continues to Strengthen Its Support for MSMEs with Its Second Shopee University Summit

On September 18, entrepreneurs can learn about marketing tools and strategies via Shopee Live or Shopee’s official Facebook page

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches the second edition of Shopee University Summit to further support sellers as e-commerce takes on a significant role in the global retail landscape. Interested viewers can catch the webinar this September 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM via  Shopee Live or Shopee’s Official Facebook page. 

As more consumers turn to online platforms for their daily needs, more entrepreneurs are adapting to the change and setting up online stores, with the Department of Trade and Industry reporting 88,000 online business registrations by the end of 2020. Shopee aims to equip business owners with the right tools and sufficient knowledge to embrace e-commerce and use it to scale their business. 

Cinema ‘76 Café expands its cinematic universe of delectable drinks

Like any cinematic universe, TBA Studios’ movie-themed coffee shop Cinema ‘76 Cafe is expanding its menu, introducing 13 must-try coffee and non-coffee variations.

If you need your espresso shots to save the day, you can choose between Caramel Macchiato and White Mocha.  Caramel Macchiato served hot or iced is made with vanilla syrup, freshly steamed milk or cold fresh milk, and marked with perfect espresso shots and drizzled with premium caramel sauce.  White Mocha is likewise an espresso-based beverage but with premium white chocolate sauce and freshly steamed milk, finished off with whipped cream.

To those who want a deeper, richer taste, Virgin Irish Coffee would be your cup of coffee.  Flavored with vanilla and Irish cream syrup, this new drink treats you with non-alcoholic deliciousness to help you get through your work or studies. 

Huawei hails Filipino students in annual ICT tilt

With the theme of "Connection, Glory, Future," the national leg of Huawei ICT Competition Philippines 2021 concluded today with the teams from the University of the East and STI College bagging the top awards.

Huawei Philippines named the UE team as the champion for the cloud category of the competition. The team is composed of instructor Mr. Alexis John Rubio and students Jio Vince Chua, Jerwin Samala and Mark Jayson Gutierrez.

For the network track, STI College received the top prize with their instructor Ms. Beronika Peña and students Roy Molod Jr., Renante Burgos Jr. and Mharjon Abante.

Student Fundraiser helps thousands of learners in World Vision’s 5K Campaign Challenge

Students across the Philippines once again showed their support for fellow learners whose education were affected by the pandemic by joining World Vision’s 2020 5K Campaign Challenge, a fundraising initiative for the benefit of the child-focused organization’s COVID-19 emergency response.

Going above and beyond their goals, World Vision’s student ambassadors were able to raise more than PHP 300,000 and the total amount of donations will be used to help over 3,000 learners all over the country

The 5K Campaign Challenge’s objective is to encourage the participating students to fundraise among their peers and relatives to help children receive modules and gadgets to continue their education.

Globe empowers over 85M customers nationwide, encourages support for community partners in biggest-ever 917 celebration

Globe is celebrating National G Day or 917 Day a little differently this year. As a way of giving back to the community, Globe is encouraging its customers to support various advocacies and communities.

Together with Globe’s over 85 million customers nationwide, it hopes to pass on the rewards to communities who have been greatly affected by the pandemic.

Bianca Wong, Head of Globe’s Feel Valued Tribe shared, “Every year, we make this celebration meaningful for our customers, but as the local situation progresses, we want to extend the rewards to our communities, as well. By providing unique experiences for our customers, we can help uplift their lives and the wider community we live in.”

100 Days to Go until a Perfect Shopee Christmas with Jose Mari Chan

Gear up for holiday festivities with free ShopeePay credits, giveaways, and more with the Shopee Christmas ambassador

Once the -ber months set in, we all await the official start of the holiday season with the comeback of a Christmas icon—aside from Santa Claus, that is— Jose Mari Chan! The Filipino artist has been a holiday fixture for years, and this coming Christmas season, you can expect to see more of long-time Shopee Christmas ambassador Jose Mari Chan as he joins the exciting year-end shopping festivities along with the latest Shopee superstar, Jackie Chan.

Whatever your idea of a perfect Christmas may look like, you’ll definitely enjoy Shopee’s lineup of Jose Mari Chan-themed games, activities, and giveaways during the holidays:

Catch Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Coldplay, Maroon 5, and more live for free exclusively on Smart's GigaPlay App

Kick off the “Ber” season with great music from the best and hottest international acts at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021. This September, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications Inc. is bringing the annual music event hosted by the American broadcast, podcast, and streaming radio platform iHeartRadio for free through the new GigaPlay App.      

The epic two-day music festival will be held in two venues at the T-Mobile Arena and AREA15 in Las Vegas. Catch exclusive, never-before-seen performances from Billie Eilish, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Florida Georgia Line, J Cole, Journey, Khalid, Lil Baby, Maroon 5, Nelly, Sam Hunt, Weezer, and more. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will also feature one-of-a-kind collaborations plus other surprise performances.      

realme Philippines Official Store emerges as no. 1 top-selling mobile store during 9.9 Big Brands Sale

The country’s no. 1 brand for smartphones, watches, and TWS for Q2 2021 continues its e-commerce leadership with a strong 9.9 sale performance.  

realme, the country’s no. 1 smartphone brand for Q2 2021 continues to strengthen its foothold in the e-commerce landscape as proven by a successful performance during the recently concluded 9.9 sale on Lazada and Shopee. 

From September 9 to 11, the brand rolled out discounts of as much as 50% OFF on realme smartphones and TechLife products, along with other offers such as free shipping and shopping vouchers. 

Education Financing Solution Provider Bukas onboards new partner institutions including De La Salle University, UA&P and more

Providing much needed access to education to the Filipino youth, Bukas, a tech-enabled education financing platform, widens its reach with new partner institutions from private universities such as De La Salle University, University of Asia and the Pacific, Panpacific University, Technological Institute of the Philippines, St. Louis University, Colegio de Dagupan, St. Paul University - Quezon City, Baliuag University, and University of the Visayas, to more specialized schools like SoFA Design Institute, Enderun Colleges, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, Avion School, and Uplift Code Camp. 

GCash honors OFWs with new financial solutions

Better experience in sending remittances to loved ones

“Mga bagong bayani.” 

Around 10 million Filipinos live and work overseas-- seafarers, nurses, caregivers, hotel staff, construction workers, oil field personnel and many more-- help drive the Philippine economy through remittances they send back home. Considered the world’s fourth largest recipient of remittances next to India, China and Mexico, OFW remittances account for about 9% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).

5 Easy Ways to Maximize Your Money When You Start Your Holiday Shopping at Shopee’s Sep 15 Payday Sale

Get into a festive mood with free shipping, 50% bills cashback, and ₱150 off vouchers

It’s already September, and you know what that means—the beloved and uniquely Filipino tradition of counting down to Christmas Day has begun! Aside from setting up our lights and trees, listening to festive jingles, and planning (virtual) reunions once the -ber months set in, we’ve also made it a habit to gear up for some intense early holiday shopping. After all, Filipinos are known not just for our love of Christmas, but for our generous spirit as well. 

Ylona Garcia Releases New Track 'Dont Go Changing"

The fast-emerging pop artist invites fans into her music video in her newest song, to be featured on 99rising's Head In The Clouds III

Today, 19-year-old Sydney-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Ylona Garcia has released a brilliant slice of power pop breakup balladry entitled “Don’t Go Changing” via 88rising.  Produced by industry veterans Jonas Jeberg (Panic! At The Disco, Demi Lovato, The Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez) and Marcus Lomax (Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Miley Cyrus), the Filipino-Australian trailblazer and 88rising newcomer effortlessly uses emotionally telling vocals to grieve through different stages of letting go. 

Speaking on the single, Ylona says, “‘Don’t Go Changing’ is a song that embraces truth towards life’s many mysteries, tough love in particular.”

To create the song’s video, Ylona Garcia invited her fans onto the mainstage. Personal footage of the cultural roots of these fans are included in the music video. The final music video features photos and videos from across the globe, shot by real fans, each representing a slice of each creator’s life beautifully juxtaposed with that of Ylona’s. 

Spectaculart2 Fund-Raising Virtual Auction Set On October 1-3

Calling all art lovers and collectors! 

The Santuario de San Antonio Parish Francisfest joyfully presents SpectaculART 2:  An auction of art, jewelry and homeware.  Both pristine and pre-loved pieces are up for grabs!

The proceeds of the auction shall assist in the numerous Social Services and development ministries of SSAP and its sister parishes.  

SpectaculART 2 will featureFine Jewelry, Estate, Artisan and an assortment of diamonds, pearls and  colored stones. 

The homeware collection will feature European, Asian, and locally sourced pieces ranging from antique, vintage, and contemporary furniture and home décor.

This year, SpectaculART 2 shall showcase a carefully curated selection of meaningful works created    by esteemed artists namely: National Artist for Visual Art Carlos “Botong” Francisco, Impy Pilapil, Romeo Tabuena, and Anita Magsaysay Ho. Unique pieces by renowned Filipino Visual Artists Gus Albor, Ramon Diaz, Jojo Guingona, Noli Principe Manalang, Isabel Campa, Ivy Lim and Marivic Rufino are pooled together in a celebration of Philippine Art  in the last few decades.    Unique prints by Salvador Dali and John Lennon will also be for sale. 

Going from ZERO to Hero: Infinix Kicks off Exciting New Corporate Partnership with Royal Observatory Greenwich

Infinix and Royal Observatory Greenwich have embarked on a corporate partnership to support Infinix in an exciting online webinar to launch the new smartphone – ZERO X Pro – to spark inspiration and capture visuals outside the norm.

Global smartphone company, Infinix recently held its long-awaited Infinix Presents: See Beyond online webinar event at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London as part of the company’s strategic commercial partnership and commitment towards the world of exploration and discovery. At the event, Infinix unveiled its brand new ZERO X Pro smartphone that sets the stage for a whole new era of mobile phone technology. Inspired by the moon and space exploration, the event brought together an incredible panel of experts from astronomy and technology to discuss all things celestial related – from the universe to the Moon. Experts who spoke on the panel included:

Western Union Money Transfers Now Available at a Smart Padala Agent near you

Smart Padala by PayMaya, one of the leading financial service providers in the Philippines, and Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, have come together to offer Western Union money transfer services at select Smart Padala agents across the country. 

With this new service, picking up Western Union remittance is made more convenient and accessible. Once a customer receives a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) from their loved ones abroad, they can walk into any participating Smart Padala agent and receive their money transfers without incurring any additional fees. 

The Western Union money transfer service is available across more than 800 Smart Padala agents nationwide, scaling up to more than 3,000 in the coming months. This is especially relevant today in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring customers have access to Western Union services closer to their homes.

Globe takes you to GIFLand!

Creates #SariSaringRewardingExperiences for customers in annual 917 celebration

Amidst the ongoing global health crisis, Globe endeavors to bring joy to its customers via better connectivity and innovations that uplift the lives of the Filipino people.

Through its annual 917 Day celebration, Globe continues to reinvent ways to share compassion and care, and provide customers with #SariSaringRewardingExperiences.

Making everyday a GDay with Globe Rewards

How often do we say “Have a good day” and sincerely mean it beyond a perfunctory farewell blessing?

For Globe Rewards, “Have a Good Day!”  is more than a greeting. 

A good day - a GDay - is the theme of Globe’s 917 celebration this year and it’s about giving back to their loyal customers through exciting rewards and surprises, so they can feel empowered as individuals and be inspired to help uplift fellow Filipinos’ lives through care and compassion.

0917 is Globe’s iconic and original prefix, known by many as the badge of a Globe subscriber. What used to be celebrated on September 17th has grown to be more than a month-long series of 917 festivities to express gratitude and give back to Globe customers.

15 worthwhile causes to support using Globe Rewards

Globe Rewards now has 15 non-government organizations, charitable institutions, and foundations in its program roster, making it quick and easy for Globe and TM subscribers to provide meaningful support to worthwhile causes at this time of great need.

“We know that our Filipino bayanihan spirit is even more alive now as many continue to suffer through the pandemic. We want to enable our kababayans, our Globe customers, to support advocacies that are close to their heart despite the current mobility restrictions.  Through Globe Rewards, we are opening opportunities for them to make a difference in the lives of other people, the community, and the country through the most convenient way,” said Bianca Wong, Head of Globe’s Feel Valued Tribe.

Sezairi dominates streaming charts in Asia with global hit “It’s You”

After going viral on TikTok and subsequently charting on Spotify Global Viral 50 Chart where it peaked at No. 17, Singapore-based singer-songwriter Sezairi is currently on the rise with the recent success of his single “It’s You.”

A rousing ballad that showcases the journey of putting one’s fears to rest when it comes to loving someone, “It’s You” is part of Sezairi’s recently released EP, Undertones. 

“I had a lot of things in mind when writing this song but I guess the underlying theme is love,” the chart-topping artist opens up about the inspiration behind the track. “It’s like going on this crazy journey just searching for ‘the one’ and then having a sudden realization, and disbelief even, that you already know who you were looking for and that they were always there and will always be there for you no matter what. It’s also a sort of ode, a thank you to that special someone in your life.”

HUAWEI Culminates Service Carnival with Contests and Prizes in My HUAWEI App

HUAWEI users should be on the lookout for upcoming contests and prizes happening at HUAWEI’s Service Carnival until September 30, 2021!

HUAWEI Philippines is ending its two-month long Service Carnival with online contests and exciting prizes on the My HUAWEI App. The HUAWEI Service Carnival, which was launched on July 12, features exclusive offers and promos -- HUAWEI’s “thank you” to its many users and fans in the Philippines. 

HUAWEI users in the Philippines can upgrade and recondition their beloved devices at the Huawei Service Carnival until September 30. Aside from bagging exclusive deals up to 50% replacement of spare parts, discounts on battery replacements and free clean-up services, HUAWEI users also have a chance to win the latest HUAWEI nova 8i smartphone or get a gift from the HUAWEI team by simply participating in exclusive contests found on the My HUAWEI App!

Shopee brings joy to shoppers and sellers this 9.9 Super Shopping Day, 45 million items sold within first 99 minutes

Shoppers enjoyed a rewarding shopping experience and saved more with 60 million vouchers claimed in the first two hours of September 9

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, saw great excitement for 9.9 Super Shopping Day, signaling a robust start to the year-end shopping season. Over 45 million items were sold within the first 99 minutes. Shoppers saved more with 60 million vouchers claimed in the first two hours of September 9 at the Mega Midnight Sale. With the widest variety of products from local sellers as well as trusted brand partners, shoppers found all they needed on Shopee. 

JobStreet, CSC to offer over 24,000 government job positions in the nationwide Virtual Career Fair, launches Career Tools

More than 24,000 government job vacancies nationwide will be offered to jobseekers as the leading online job portal JobStreet hosts its Virtual Career Fair in partnership with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) happening on September 20 to 24. 

This is in line with the platform’s continued commitment to provide jobs that matter during these increasingly unpredictable times, empowering candidates that were affected by the pandemic and the recent strict implementation of community quarantine.

Over 130 government agencies are participating in the Virtual Career Fair, offering various specializations such as Security/Armed Forces/Protective Services, Education Clerical/Administrative Support, General Work (Housekeeper, Driver, Dispatch, Messenger, etc), Healthcare (Nurse, Medical Support, Assistant), among others. 

Get up to 50% off on Smart Bro devices at Shopee’s 9.9 sale!

As another year of blended learning kicks off, a fast and reliable connection has never been more essential for students, teachers, and parents to support hours of virtual classes and online research for homework and assignments.

To make it easier for subscribers to enjoy the country's fastest mobile network on their WiFi-ready devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is offering up to 50% discount on Prepaid WiFi devices at the much-anticipated Shopee’s 9.9 Super Shopping Day.

Get the Prepaid Home WiFi Advanced for only Php990 from its original price of Php1,995, with FREE 10 GB Data that you may use right away to connect up to 10 devices for easier multi-tasking and sharing of high-speed data.

You can also avail of the Smart Bro Prepaid LTE Pocket WiFi for only Php440 from its original price of P888, inclusive of FREE Php250 load voucher. This device lets you connect up to 5 devices to cover all your online activities.

Purchase your DITO SIM Cards online and snag these exciting deals this month!

DITO treats you to exclusive discounts and activities with 9.9 offers on Lazada and Shopee 

DITO Telecommunity is adding more and more cities across the country to its growing list of covered areas. To celebrate its over 2 million subscribers and its continued expansion, DITO is offering great deals when you conveniently purchase your SIM card through select online channels.

Add to cart DITO on Lazada and Shopee

Add DITO to the list of your favorite stores on Lazada and Shopee to enjoy exclusive offers available to online shoppers. Get your DITO SIM card for only P40, with free 1GB of data valid for 7 days. Customers who purchase 5 SIM cards will also get P60 off on shipping fee. 

Insight Music launches singer-composer Jelry, releases ‘mood playlists’

Innovative Filipino record label Insight Music rocks the music circuit with new standout releases that sonically paint life and love with every color of the emotional spectrum—from the kilig, to the erotic, to the inspired.

Highlighting the collection is singer-songwriter Jelry’s debut single titled “Rosas,” a catchy pop acoustic ballad with bouncy, sweet sounds. 

Young listeners enthralled by their first loves will surely relate to “Rosas,” which draws upon Jelry’s personal encounter with the subject. The joy and innocence of young romance is encapsulated in the song’s lyrics and melody, sending the power of “kilig” surging through every note.

“ ‘Rosas’ conjures up a scene from my JS prom back in high school,” says Jerly of the song. “I remember feeling nervous when I asked my prom date to dance. She wore this bright pink gown and while we were dancing, the lights also started to turn red and pink. I simply savored that moment.” 

Heart Evangelista joins XTREME Appliances as the face of modern Filipino lifestyle

XTREME Appliances, the country’s leading one-stop shop appliance brand, has tapped actress and fashion icon Heart Evangelista to become its newest face. 

With her 24 years of experience in the entertainment scene and one of this generation’s most prized stars, Heart has done it all. She has starred in multiple TV series and movies, attended the biggest international fashion weeks, graced international and local magazines, won various awards, and created a huge impact on social media. This year, she is ready to be the ambassadress of a local appliance brand that has been providing affordable yet high-quality products for every Filipino household. She joins current XTREME Appliances ambassadors Senator Manny Pacquiao and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso.

Filipino-Norwegian singer-songwriter Clinton Kane tops Philippine streaming and radio charts with “I Guess I’m In Love”

Following his viral success on TikTok and other online music platforms, Clinton Kane is taking the country by storm with the release of his stripped-down pop ballad “I GUESS I’M IN LOVE,” under Columbia Records and Sony Music.

Detailing the winding journey and range of feelings that come with finally finding true love, the emotional single is currently at No. 4 on Spotify Philippines charts, and has amassed nearly 23 million streams since its release last August 20, 2021. The track is currently a mainstay on various local radio charts, ranking within the top 20 of Manila-based mainstream radio stations, RX 93. 1 and 99.5 Play FM.

Shopee Presents an Action-Packed 9.9 Super Shopping Day TV Special with K-Pop Stars TWICE and Prizes Worth up to ₱11 Million

Viewers can also watch local celebrities such as Willie Revillame and Kris Aquino and play Shopee’s signature games

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, invites everyone to enjoy the best entertainment and stand a chance to win big prizes at the 9.9 Super Shopping Day TV Special this September 9, 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM, on GMA 7 and Shopee Live. Filipinos can look forward to performances from K-Pop group TWICE and local artists, up to ₱11,000,000 worth of prizes, and flash deals from leading brands in the country.

World Vision helps empower more children with Chosen™ through partnership with PascualLab

Six months after international non-profit organization World Vision joined hands with 

Pascual Laboratories, Inc. (PascualLalb), the organization has been able to help 77 more children to enable themselves to choose their future via the program Chosen™

Chosen™ the campaign which was launched last year in various World Vision offices, has been changing lives around the world by empowering children to contribute to the course of their future by giving them the power to choose their sponsors.  

She is limitless: Julie Anne San Jose embarks on an extraordinary journey in “LIMITLESS, A Musical Trilogy”

Asia’s Limitless Star Julie Anne San Jose unleashes her musical prowess in the extraordinary musical journey “LIMITLESS, A Musical Trilogy” with the first part premiering on September 17.

“LIMITLESS, A Musical Trilogy” is set to unveil the different facets of Julie as a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and multi-instrumentalist as she travels to the three island groups of the Philippines where she discovers new inspiration in unexpected locations in Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon.

Witness how Julie shows a new side of her that she has never shown before. Here she shares what she can do as a performer and what she has to go through to become limitless.

HUAWEI Grows Partner, Product Portfolio in PH, Aims to Accelerate Local Digitalization

The tech giant announced several global and local feats at the recently held Huawei Developer Day 2021 Philippines, with updates on the Huawei Ecosystem, HarmonyOS, and Petal Nearby also taking center stage

HUAWEI has reaffirmed its commitment to enabling Filipinos to enjoy a seamless AI life supported by an intelligently connected ecosystem at the recently held Huawei Development Day Philippines 2021. The tech leader also shared its aggressive roadmap in forging strategic partnerships with key industry players, which led to the availability of 96 percent of top local apps in HUAWEI’s very own AppGallery. 

Coldplay & BTS Collaborate for "My Universe" Single Out Now

Coldplay have today released their much-anticipated collaboration with BTS. My Universe, which was written by Coldplay and BTS and produced ...

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