New Horror Film "Smile" Flashes Teaser Trailer

“Once you see it, it’s too late.” Watch the official trailer for Paramount Pictures’ new horror-thriller Smile, which opens exclusively in cinemas across the Philippines September 28.

About Smile 

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.

GCash Expands More Finance Services For Savings, Investment, and Insurance

Nowadays, almost everyone in the country knows and has GCash on their phone. Being the number one financial super app, it can do a lot of things aside from online payment, transfer, and mobile loading. 

In recent years, they have also expanded  digital financial services it offers like savings, loans, insurance, and even investments. This helps a lot of oung professionals and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to unlock their financial goals

GCash recently shared that young professionals are becoming more independent, budget conscious, and open to trying simple ways to earn more while owners of MSMEs struggle to find accessible financing to expand their business and reach more customers.

Shopee expands presence in Mindanao with a series of seller onboarding initiatives and the establishment of new hubs

Initiatives include workshops and roundtable discussions with sellers on growing their business through e-commerce

Department of Trade and Industry Region XI Division Chief, Small and Medium Enterprise Division Marie Ann J. How, Shopee Philippines VisMin Seller Acquisition Head Dane Mangoba, SY Glow Cosmetics shop owner Lou Putian, and Cacao Culture shop owner Sheila Lao at the Shopee University Roadshow in Davao City

HUAWEI nova Y70 with incredible battery capacity is now available for only Php8,499!

This entry-level smartphone has a battery life like no other!

On the lookout for a smartphone that has a sleek design, and is packed with features that anyone can depend on to stay charged, support endless entertainment consumption, and produce great photos to keep as memories? Search is over, because the HUAWEI nova Y70 sure combines all the powerhouse features anyone will need for only PHP 8,499 starting June 25, 2022.

From the practical features of a large screen, long battery life, and 128GB big storage, to the exquisite appearance, smooth experience, and reliable quality, the HUAWEI nova Y70 brings users an experience that combines technology with fashion. 

Eastern Communications partners with AICI and ANZCHAM to champion diversity in Pride Month Celebration

In line with the Pride Month celebration this June, Eastern Telecommunications Philippines Inc. (ETPI) advocates for diversity in the workplace by partnering with the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and the Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ANZCHAM) in a series of events that highlights gender equality and the power to voice out gender expression.

The month-long initiative includes Eastern Communications support for AICI’s Pride Month webinar entitled “Proud with Pride: An LGBTQ+ Life Journey,” on June 24 at 9PM PH Time (8:00 AM Central Standard Time). The online talk aims to promote a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. The telecommunications company also announced that they pledged to become members of the Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI) Council of ANZCHAM.

New TV Series TOLS Brings A New Generation 'Bro' Comedy

It has been decades since we had a sitcom on TV that can be compared to the classic "Palibhasa Lalake" which has made a mark in Pinoy TV. This 2022, a partnership between Tyronne Escalante Artist Management together with Merlion Events and GTV brings TOLS. This show is set to bring "bro" comedy on TV  that features rising stars and veteran comedians.

The cast include Olive May, Shaun Salvador, Abdul Raman, Kelvin Miranda, Rufa Mae Quinto, Betong Sumaya Jr., Arkin Del Rosario, Rolando Inocencio and Directed by Direk Monti Parungao. It will air on GTV starting June 27.  It's also a monumental show for GTV being its first sitcom.

Samsung proved that films can be shot with just a smartphone with the first-ever Untold Stories at Night film festival

(Left to Right) Mikhail Red, Samantha Lee, SAMSUNG Philippines PR & Corporate Marketing Head Marlene Cinco-Caballes, Pepe Diokno, Tristan Cua, Noel Escondo)

Samsung celebrated Filipino filmmakers at the first-ever Untold Stories at Night, a festival that screened short films shot using the Galaxy S22 Ultra, last June 17, 2022 at the BGC Arts Center in Taguig. 

Samsung tapped five of the country’s top directors and #TeamGalaxy Ambassadors to create original short films, which ranged from romance to science fiction.

Eminem, Måneskin, Diplo, Swae Lee, Kacey Musgraves, and more, add prestige to the ELVIS OST

Sony Music Philippines, in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and Ayala Malls, pay tribute to the songs from the biopic with performances from the country’s top OPM acts

ELVIS is out now on Philippine cinemas this week 

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 film, ELVIS is set to arrive on all digital music platforms this June 24, 2022 (Friday) via RCA Records/Sony Music.

Aside from the classic Presley cuts originally recorded by the rock superstar, the compilation will also feature previously released tracks by Doja Cat, Eminem, and Måneskin, as well as reimagined versions by Tame Impala, Jazmine Sullivan, Swae Lee & Diplo, Kacey Musgraves, and more.

Miss World PH Eyes Three-Peat Wins: Launches Revitalized Brand

The Miss World Philippines Organization (MWPO) recently hosted a grand official send-off at the luxurious B Hotel in Quezon City last Saturday, March 5, for three of its reigning queens who will soon be competing in their respective global pageants within the next few weeks.

On top of the list is reigning Miss World Philippines 2021 Tracy Maureen Perez, who flies back to San Juan, Puerto Rico in the hope of continuing her winning streak on the coronation night of the 70th edition of the Miss World 2021 pageant scheduled on March 16 (March 17, 8:00 am, Manila time).

PH leg of 2022 UCI Gravel World Series ends on a triumphant note

Butuan native Riemon Lapaza topped the race amid a challenging terrain

With some of the most inspired riding and trying tracks in a race this year, the 2022 UCI Gravel World Series Philippines is in the books, literally in the history books, as being the starting point of the first-ever race series of its kind under the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). 

The multi-nation, multiple-leg race series kicked off last April 3, 2022 in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija, a picturesque municipality that has become a favorite destination within the global biking community for the past few years.

Shanti Dope and Flow G's New Single "Kamusta" Talks About Mental Health

Shanti Dope and Flow G collborated for the new single “Kamusta" which talks about mental health particularly depression. Carrying a catchy tune and smooth rap lyrics from the two who are big names in the  Pinoy hip hop scene, they made this song that would also advocate the public to seek mental health help as listeners can relate to the song.

The MV just hit 1M views in less than 48 hours after its release and is currently trending at Number 2 For Music on Youtube”

For the first-time ever, Shanti Dope and Flow G are delighted to unveil their collaboration this 2022 and it’s a very eye-opening song “Kamusta.”

"Kumusta?" or "How are you?" is always a welcome question amongst friends. It's an ice breaker for what would be the start of the conversation or a soothing acknowledgement to someone going through tough times.

Will Episode 3 of “Ang Babae Sa Likod Ng Face Mask” Bare Malta’s Face?

Malta with her best friends at the café they work at. 
With just two weeks, Puregold Channel’s romcom series “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask” continues to garner thousands of views online with fans excitedly commenting on Malta and Sieg’s unfolding romance.

The previous episode shows an anxious Malta having disturbing dreams about baring her face to Sieg. It does not help any that Malta’s very real fears are aggravated by issues springing from her cash-strapped mother Madam Baby’s failure to pay for their bills. 

Here’s a quick guide on 11 of the trending gadgets and accessories available on Shopee’s Gadget Zone

Get the hottest tech essentials up to 90% off at Shopee’s Gadget Zone this June 23! 

Keeping up with all the trends and innovations in tech can be a challenge. Lucky for you, we’re here to help you stay in the loop. Discover all the nifty gadgets and tech essentials, available on exclusive deals on Shopee’s Gadget Zone!

To give you more reasons to splurge on these gadgets that will make your life easier, Shopee is offering discounts on newly launched products, exclusive deals from the most sought-after electronic brands, and ₱66 promos on select tech accessories. Check out this list of trending gadgets that you should consider scoring:

Meet the "Bullet Train" Characters in Their Solo Posters

“They’re all in it together, whether they like it or not.” Check out the new posters for Columbia Pictures’ new action-thriller Bullet Train and meet these characters exclusively in cinemas across the Philippines August 03, 2022.

Brad Pitt as Ladybug: He’s just trying to forget what he does for a living.

New Family Comedy "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile" Launches Trailer

One little discovery, one giant adventure! Watch the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ new musical comedy Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile starring Shawn Mendes, Javier Bardem and Constance Wu. Coming to cinemas in a while, crocodile.


About Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a live-action / CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new, global audience.

Madiskarte Moms PH bags silver at the 2022 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

PLDT Home Biz supports a community of creative, resourceful, and resilient mompreneurs

Madiskarte Moms PH (MMPH), an online community for aspiring and experienced mother entrepreneurs or mompreneurs, won a Silver Stevie Award for Innovation in Community Relations or Public Service Relations at the 2022 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.

The awarding body recognized MMPH’s role as a safe space and go-to resource for moms who want to start or grow their own online home businesses. Started in the thick of the pandemic lockdowns, Madiskarte Moms PH was created by PLDT Home and a group of mompreneurs. Madiskarte is a beautiful Filipino term used to describe someone who is both creative and resourceful. 

The Stevie Awards is widely considered to be the world's premier business awards group, conferring recognition for achievements in the workplace over the past 20 years. Judges of this year’s Stevie Awards recognized organizations in 22 markets across multiple categories and considered more than 900 nominations from the 29-nation Asia Pacific region, including entries from Australia, Belarus, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The virtual awards ceremony will be held on June 29.

Acer x Adidas Brings Exciting Partnership As Schools Go Back Live

We really have to admit that school is indeed more cool when in a live class. With the upcoming school year now more safer and more effective way to teach, teachers, parents, guardians, and educators are gearing up to have live classes. Though many would still have their classes online, it has now been an essential to have a online learning set up like a desktop or laptop that many have grown accustomed to.

For those who will go back to their schools it is also important to have the right gear that will be useful to carry all the things needed and also outfits that goes well and keeps them comfortable when traveling or doing school work. And Acer Philippines has a great partnership with Adidas and also set up great promos to bring the A game.

World Gin Day Is Back With Ginebra San Miguel! Nationwide Gin Bar Crawl Also Launched!

Gin Lovers would be very happy that after years of lockdowns and isolations, Ginebra San Miguel will celebrate World Gin Day (WGD) with live activities that many can now participate. World Gin Day is now ready to be part of the yearly traditions of  Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (GSMI), and the brands that comes with the label. Starting June 11, they kicked off nationwide Gin Bar Crawl challenge featuring amazing mixes made by professional mixologists.

Seven Of The Country’s Best P-pop Groups Sign with Kumu

The social media platform is now the biggest stage to witness the best performances from this rising new genre.

Filipinos are known to be well-versed in making unique spins on trends, whether it’s food, art, or—perhaps most especially—music and dance. When the Korean wave, or Hallyu, took the world by storm around the mid 2000s, social media played a part in propelling it to the top of Billboard charts and the hearts of the global youth. Come 2021, social entertainment platform Kumu started growing its music presence through singing contests and music label partnerships. Once Filipinos solidified its homegrown variant of the global Kpop genre—more commonly known as P-pop—Kumu was already poised to be its virtual home.

Ben&Ben wades through a bad breakup on angsty rock anthem “Langyang Pag-ibig”

The song articulates one’s feelings of being betrayed in all its aching messiness and honesty

Ben&Ben chronicles the inevitable disintegration of a romantic relationship on “Langyang Pag-ibig,” their latest single under Sony Music Philippines.

Witnessing how a burning love ultimately ends up in a disaster, the nine-piece Filipino collective writes a song that wades through a bad breakup with the stinging anger of someone struggling to put their life back on track. 

Arranged with classic rock bigness and percussive elements, the song packs a devastating punch with a chorus that articulates one’s feelings of being betrayed.

Live in an aesthetic space with these minimalists, grammable #ShopeeFinds that won’t break your budget

Fill your home with popular and stylish items when you checkout #ShopeeFinds this June 23 to July 6! 

Upgrading your home is always a great idea to keep up with the ever-changing trends and to show off your personality to guests who visit your humble abode. And where else can you find a variety of quirky and functional home items? Only at Shopee of course! From trending items online, to Nordic-inspired pieces, and even home accessories you didn’t think you needed, discovering new budols on #ShopeeFinds can help everyone achieve their room goals each time they check out.

KonsultaMD, Lawson Philippines provide accessible healthcare to Filipinos

Get a free health plan for every meal!

Telehealth service provider KonsultaMD and convenience store chain Lawson Philippines have joined hands to make healthcare more accessible and affordable than ever. 

Every Lawson Premium Series ready-to-eat meal worth a minimum of P95 entitles the customer to a FREE one-month KonsultaMD health plan for up to five members. The health plan includes 24/7 unlimited voice consultations, 4 video credits, e-prescriptions, e-laboratory requests, e-medical certificates, and access to various benefits offered by other KonsultaMD partners.

Want to be the next big content creator? Here are 5 tips and tricks to succeed on YouTube

If you want to be a successful YouTube content creator, you must understand how the video streaming platform works. This is what aspiring content creators and vloggers learned in the recently concluded NextUp Philippines Webinar Series, a collaboration between Smart Communications Inc. and YouTube.

The three-part event–hosted by content creator and talent manager Jako De Leon–gathered speakers composed of YouTube experts, NextUp program alumni, and industry luminaries to impart lessons and tips on community engagement, brand collaboration, content optimization and production to budding Filipino content creators.

Gary Valenciano Premieres New Music Video For “Pwede Pang Mangarap”

Today, OPM icon Gary Valenciano shares a brand new accompanying music video for his latest heart-on-sleeve and empowering single, “Pwede Pang Mangarap.” The recently released track is a collaborative effort between Gary’s team and his home label for over 30 years, Universal Records, and is a motivational anthem inspired to empower MSMEs to overcome the dream-crushing effects of the pandemic, as well as to revive our economy and our lives.

The #GaryVPwedePangMangarap music video also celebrates an awe-inspiring father-son tandem in spirit of Father’s Day this year, since it’s a lovely effort from Mr. Pure energy himself and his son Gabriel Valenciano, who directed the brilliant three-minute visual under Manila Genesis Entertainment and Management. Inc and GV Productions Inc. 

Cebuana Lhuillier, its CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier receive Golden Bridge and Quill recognitions

Lhuillier and company receive prestigious acknowledgements for their innovations in financial inclusion and strategic creative communications

COMMITTED TO SERVICE EXCELLENCE. Cebuana Lhuillier and its President and CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier once again bagged multiple business awards from local and international award-giving bodies.

The country’s leading micro financial services provider, Cebuana Lhuillier, along with its President & CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier continued their winning streak with newly-badged recognitions from the Golden Bridge Business and Innovations Awards and the Philippine Quill Awards.

Shanti x Maya Cash Code Hunt is now extended until July 9!

Find P1M worth of cash prizes up for grabs hidden in the Maya music video 

You've asked for it, and Maya has heard you! You now have more time to spot the hidden cash codes in the Maya music video, and more chances to win a share of 1M worth of prizes until July 9, 2022!  

Maya is doubling down on the winners for its Maya x Shanti Cash Code Hunt, with more prizes up for grabs – all hidden in plain sight in Shanti Dope’s Maya music video. From 10 winners for a P500,000 prize pot, there are now 20 winners who can get a chance to take home a share of the P1,000,000 worth of prizes! All you have to do is find them here: Shanti Dope - Maya (Official Music Video)   

This MV features 10 unique cash codes which you can key in on your Maya app, to earn raffle entries and a chance to win a share of P1,000,000 in the raffle draw.    

PLDT Home and Lionsgate Play Join Forces For A New Streaming Experience

There is a new streaming on the block which is Lionsgate Play. The studio who produced movies and series such as  John Wick, The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, Power, and many more is now officially coming to the Philippines.

To welcome them in the country, they have also partnered with the Philippines’ fastest broadband service provider, PLDT Home. 

By simply subscribing to a PLDT Home Fiber Plan 1699 or up, Filipinos can enjoy and experience the best of global content across action, comedy, drama, horror, and thriller genres — and more of Lionsgate Play’s signature offerings from the comfort of one’s home.

Teleperformance promotes work-at-home solution in Luzon with Cloud Campus Jeepney roadshow

Teleperformance (TP) Philippines, the global leader in outsourced customer and citizen experience management and advanced related services, is bringing the TP Cloud Campus Jeepney on a roadshow across Luzon to promote work-at-home career opportunities through its Cloud Campus solution. 

Cloud Campus Jeepney is Teleperformance’s innovative approach to job recruitment where TP brings work-at-home jobs to the provinces, tapping the Philippines’ vast countryside talent pool.

Globe offers affordable, longer roaming services as Japan reopens doors, S. Korea resumes tourist visa application

 Prepare your passports and get ready for the reopening of international travel! As you explore the world, no need to worry about connectivity overseas as Globe Roaming has the right data packs for you, whether for a 3-day or 30-day stay.


Japan is now accepting travelers from the Philippines, which is among the 98 “blue” countries whose travelers are no longer required to get tested or quarantined for COVID-19 upon arrival. For those traveling to Japan, Globe is currently offering 5G services through SoftBank.


You can also start applying for a short-term tourist visa to visit your favorite K-pop paradise, South Korea, where Globe is offering 4G and 5G roaming services through SK Telecom and KT Corp. 


“The world is gradually opening up two years since the pandemic put travel on hold. More Filipinos are now opting to spend more time in other countries to make up for lost time in terms of travel, and they will be on the lookout for the safest and most convenient way to stay connected. As they explore the world once again, Globe will be with them and deliver data roaming that's within their reach, even for longer travel periods,” said Coco Domingo, Vice President, Globe Postpaid and International Business.

Super Dads share how Fatherhood has Transformed their Careers

Fathers provide, protect, and persevere at home and at work. In celebration of Father’s Day, three fathers from Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, share how fatherhood has allowed them to become better versions of themselves, including at the workplace.

Martin: Evolving as a Leader and as a Father 

Shopee Philippines Director Martin Yu has been leading teams to help businesses shift online through Shopee since 2017 and has seen the platform grow. As a father of two young boys, Martin has observed a common aspect between being a father and a leader that he now applies every day: the need to evolve. “When Shopee started in the Philippines, I had to be more of a coach, but as we grew and built up a larger team, I had to adjust my leadership style. I tried to foster a culture where my team is encouraged to speak up and contribute their ideas and initiatives. Now, my role is to ensure these align with our bigger business objectives.” 

Celebrate Father’s Day! Say thanks to Dad with Globe At Home

This Father’s Day, it’s time to show well-deserved appreciation to the man who has been with you and the family through good times and bad.

Let your Dad, Papa, Popsie, Tatay, Itay, or however you call your “haligi ng tahanan” know that you cherish him for always being there through the peaks and valleys of your life. As they say, it’s in the little things.

This year, why not do it through new and creative ways? Globe At Home is here to help.

For one, you can TikTok your way to P1,000 GCash credits as Globe picks 10 lucky TikTokers who will upload videos showing their father’s love to the family.

You can also get Tatay a free treat when you buy a Home Prepaid WiFi or when you apply for a GFiber Unli Plan from June 17 to 19, 2022 at the Globe online shop or any Globe store and retailer nationwide.

“Our fathers are a consistent source of stability, security and support. So making this occasion extra special for them while providing the whole family reliable and fast Internet connection is our goal this Father’s Day.  Sama-sama nating pagandahin ang araw-araw para kay Tatay at sa buong pamilya,” said Janis Racpan, Head of Globe At Home Product Marketing.

You can get your entry-level Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi for only P799 from P999.  If you want to double the speed for double the fun, you can avail of the Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi LTE Advanced at P1,499 from P1,999.

The Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi is shareable, reloadable, and perfect for varying needs of each family member. It has no lock-up and monthly fees to fit every family’s budget.

Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi is loadable with “sulit” promos like FamSurf199 with 30GB data, 23GB is shareable to any TM, Globe Prepaid, Globe Postpaid, and Globe Platinum plus free 7GB for seven days so you can watch, learn, chat, and earn.

Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi is available on the Globe online shop. You may also load on the new GlobeOne App, free for download on Google Playstore and the App Store. For more updates, follow the official Globe At Home FB page at

Secrets Unmasked in New Episode of Puregold’s “Ang Babae Sa Likod ng Face Mask”

Will Sieg find out what Malta is hiding?

After a highly successful premiere on the Puregold Channel, romantic-comedy series ‘Ang Babae Sa Likod ng Face Mask’ continues to excite in its upcoming second episode as interesting developments unravel in the life of its lead characters.


The premiere garnered thousands of views online as romcom fans flocked to see the budding romance between Herlene Budol’s Malta and Joseph Marco’s SiegIn the premiere wgot to know Malta, a young woman who is labelled “hipon.” Malta works at a local café to help pay the mounting household bills and support her mother, astruggling vlogger named Madam Baby, played by Mickey Ferriols. 

Bilibili levels up viewing and content creation experience through Vcreator livestreaming

Hitory Achylz is one of the many virtual content creators (Vcreator) to watch out for on Bilibili

True to its commitment to providing a highly engaged, interactive and sticky video community, Bilibili levels up video viewing and content creation experience to another notch with the introduction of the Vcreator Livestreaming program. Through the Vcreator Livestreaming program, the Vcreators get to engage, have fun, and connect with their fans, while keeping the engagement and the exciting viewing experience of Bilibili users. 

According to Hitory Achylz, one of the up-and-coming Vcreators on Bilibili, “I am a happy content creator on Bilibili and I encourage more creators to try the Vcreator, which makes content creation fun!”

New breed of racers trained at the Toyota Gazoo Racing Academy Philippines

Motorsports enthusiasts feel the thrill of the tracks with the Vios OMR cars

A fleet of the trusted Toyota Vios in its One-Make-Race build used by participants in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Academy Philippines 2022.

Continuing its mission of promoting motorsports and igniting a passion for the sport among Filipinos, Toyota Gazoo Racing Academy (TGRA) Philippines is back this year for yet another run. TGRA is part of leading mobility company Toyota Motor Philippines’ motorsports program in conjunction with its one-make-race series, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Cup.

Check out these great Father’s Day gifts with exclusive discounts from Maya

Staycation, office gear, pizza party?  

All set for Father’s Day weekend? If you haven’t quite decided on how to celebrate yet, all-in-one money app, Maya, offers great gift ideas which will make the man of your home feel extra special. What makes it even better is that they come with Tipid Hits and Feel-Good Deals exclusively for Maya users.  

Whether it’s a staycation, office gear, or a food favorite, you can be sure that your dad will truly appreciate any of these thoughtful gifts—some of which can also be enjoyed by the rest of the family.  

Celebrate Xiaomi’s 6th anniversary on retail with deals, freebies, and in-store activities

Redmi phones, AIoT smart home products up for grabs

Xiaomi is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its retail presence this June by offering discounts and freebies with every purchase of select smartphones and AIoT products.

Xiaomi fans can visit the brand’s various stores in the country, located in areas such as Robinsons Galleria, Trinoma, SM Cebu, and SM Davao. Check out the full list of authorized stores and kiosks here.

From June 11 to 30, Xiaomi fans can avail of special deals for its latest gadgets. Phones like the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G (P15,999) and Redmi Note 10 Pro which starts at P12,999, are both known for their stunning 108MP camera, are up for grabs.

Also in the limelight are AIoT products such as the Mi Robot Vacuum Mop-Pro 2 (P17,999) and Xiaomi Smart Air Purifier 4 Lite (P6,999), which are great for keeping one’s home clean; and the Xiaomi Watch S1 Active (P8,999) for fitness lovers.

Tom Hanks Plays the Shady Manager of "Elvis" Presley

Oscar-winner Tom Hanks stars as Elvis Presley’s enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker in Warner Bros.’  “Elvis,” an epic, big-screen spectacle from visionary, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler).   

Watch the new “Elvis” spot at

As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. 

“While this story is called ‘Elvis,’ it’s also Colonel Tom Parker’s story—the telling of it at least; he’s our way in, our narrator, and an unreliable one at that,” states writer/director/producer Baz Luhrmann, whose extensive research into the music icon Elvis aided in his discovery of the strange partnership behind the artist’s public success and personal struggles.  “As I like to say, Colonel Tom Parker was never a colonel, never a Tom, never a Parker, but a fascinating character all the same.  He was a carnival barker dedicated to finding that one great act.

Join the #MonsterNation! Exciting promotions await Monster Gaming fans!

Calling all #PureMonsterGamers! Monster Gaming Philippines continues to celebrate the rise of the Pinoy Esports scene with awesome promotions this June!

With the right gaming gear, gamers get to train and master new skills and it enables them to gain more confidence in playing! Whether you’re a gamer, a streamer, or an aspiring Esports athlete –Monster Gaming has the perfect gadget for you!

OPPO Partners with Getty Images to Reinterpret Your Moment through the Find X5 Pro

Leading global smart device brand OPPO announced that it is partnering with Getty Images, a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace, to launch the Reinterpret Your Moment campaign.

Inspiring photographers from all walks of life to unleash their passion for the craft through the lens of the OPPO Find X5 Pro, Getty Images will partner renowned creative expertise with its global network of Custom Content photographers to yield visuals that ensure true representation, global reach, and, ultimately, visual assets that connect with OPPO customers.

Just this May, OPPO introduced its cutting-edge Find X5 Pro flagship smartphone featuring advanced imaging capabilities. Powered by OPPO’s first self-developed NPU — MariSilicon X — and a revolutionary Five-axis OIS system combined with proprietary algorithms, the Find X5 Pro enables users to capture extraordinary images and express their inspirations to the fullest, no matter what the situation.

GCash disburses P2.5B cash loans in 10 months

Leading e-wallet platform GCash has handed out more than P2.5 billion in cash loans in just 10 months since the launch of GLoan, reflecting the significant demand for affordable and fair lending rates among Filipinos.

Offering low and easy payment schemes, GLoan allows pre-qualified users to take loans from P1,000 to P50,000.  The amount is payable in five, nine or 12 months, with no other requirements needed. GLoan uses the in-house trust platform GScore to check a borrower’s ability to pay.

“We want to make lending more accessible to consumers to prevent them from becoming victims of informal lenders who usually charge predatory rates.  We want Filipinos, especially the unbanked, to have access to funds whenever they need it,” said Martha Sazon, GCash President and CEO.

Meanwhile, GCash’s “buy now, pay later” proposition GGives has disbursed P345 million from December 2021 to May 2022 with 85,000 merchants since its accessible installment offer was introduced.

A popular financing option among Filipinos, “buy now, pay later” lets consumers make immediate purchases without cash or credit card.

Still stumped with what to get dad for Father’s Day? Here are 19 Shopee finds for every type of dad!

The best part is that you can get up to 90% off on these gift ideas at Shopee’s Father’s Day Fair until June 14 and Father’s Day Sale this June 19   

Got a Father’s Day present for dad yet? If not, you’re not alone! We all know how challenging it is to treat our dads who have always provided for us and never seem to ask for anything. The good thing is that you can find just about anything online these days, including the perfect gift that your old man will be sure to appreciate.

As an added treat, Shopee is holding a Father’s Day Sale that allows shoppers to enjoy bigger savings on a wide assortment of Father’s Day presents! Check out this roundup of gift ideas for every type of dad:

For dads who can doze off anywhere, anytime -- this Memory Foam Neck Pillow is going to be his new best friend. With its comfortable cotton and foam material, your dad can turn his naps into deep slumbers when he’s on-the-go. 

New Trailer Up for Animated Adventure "Paws of Fury"

Hold onto your butts.  You’ll be fighting like these cats and dog(s) to see Paramount Pictures’ new comedy adventure Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank.  Check out the new trailer now and watch the film in Philippine cinemas August 10.


About Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank

A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map.  With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem… cats hate dogs! Also starring Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, and Cathy Shim, Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank pounces into cinemas across the Philippines August 10.

LRMC launches new beep™ card promo, announces free LRT-1 rides on Independence Day

Private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) joins the nation in celebrating the 124th Philippine Independence Day on 12 June 2022 with special promotional offers for commuters.

Starting 12 June 2022, the total cost of a new beep™ card with load will be PHP50 from the previous total amount of PHP100. The cost of the beep™ card itself remains at PHP30, but the minimum load required for new beep™ card purchases has been reduced to PHP20 from the previous amount of PHP70. Passengers may avail of this special offer until 30 September 2022 at LRT-1 teller booths only. beep™ cards have a validity of four (4) years, which is subject to extension upon request at the LRT-1 stations.

“We are launching this initiative to make beep™ card more accessible, more affordable for budget-conscious passengers. Through this promo, they can now buy a reloadable Stored Value Card (SVC) or beep™ at half of the previous total cost of new beep™ card with load. This aligns with LRMC’s Tap2Ride campaign which aims to promote the use of contactless transactions in LRT-1 for safety and convenience,” LRMC Head of Corporate Communications and Customer Relations Jacqueline S. Gorospe said.

Netizens Rave for Puregold Channel’s “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask”

The pandemic has allowed Malta to find
newfound confidence behind her face mask.
With major buzz stoking thrill and excitement over the show, netizens are wildly anticipating the June 11 premiere of the upcoming Puregold Channel series “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask”. 

In the series, TV and online personality Herlene Budol takes on her first-ever starring role as the romantic interest of TV heartthrob and lead actor Joseph Marco.

The series is poised to be a certifiable hit. Even in the run-up to its official debut, “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask” has been reaping massive online support—garnering over 1.1 million views within 24 hours of its release on Facebook. Comments have been pouring in from netizens—all over the country—who are looking forward to the show’s premiere.

WESTLIFE ‘The Wild Dreams Tour’ First Show Sold Out. Adds Second Show

Fans are excited for WESTLIFE’s coming back and upcoming tour ‘The Wild Dreams Tour’ in Manila. Tickets to the February 20 show immediately sold out, as announced by concert promoter Wilbros Live. Due to public demand, the band will be adding another show on February 21, 2023 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Westlife posted the Manila concert poster with “sold out” stamped on it on their social media with the message “Wow thank you so much for all your support … You have sold out our show at Araneta Coliseum in 2 days! Keep an eye out for more updates”. Members Shane and Nicky also shared the same artwork on their social media and thanked their fans for the support.

Presented by Wilbros Live. Tickets to WESTLIFE: The Wild Dreams Tour’s second show will go on-sale beginning June 18 Saturday at 10AM via and at all TicketNet outlets nationwide. Don’t miss it!


We challenged these guys to take up the #AXEDares and here’s how they did

Feeling fresh is one thing, but smelling good at the same time is hard to achieve especially if you live in a tropical country like the Philippines. While we might be used to the humid weather and the uncontrolled sweat that results from our exposure to warm temperatures, we don’t always feel confident when perspiration mixes with perfume. 

That’s why you need more than just any fragrance - you need a fragrance that protects you from odor-causing bacteria, as you keep up with your active, spontaneous lifestyle. Enter AXE, one of the top male fragrances in the world. With its unique formula combining 48-hour odor-busting deo protection with the best-smelling fragrances, you are sure to feel confident and fresh, with superior fragrance and protection in any situation. It also has dual-action technology that fights odor-causing bacteria and a world-class fragrance that fights off stink to keep guys on top of their game all the time. 

Seeing if AXE is really a #FragranceThatProtects, the fragrance brand challenged these guys to step out of their comfort zones and try out various #AXEDares:

Brit Nominated Callum Scott Announces Asia Tour

Following the release of “Heaven”, multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Calum Scott today announces his biggest headline Asia tour to date, the  “BRIDGES” Asia Tour, including his debut shows in Tokyo, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. He will come back to Manila on October 20, 2022 at New Frontier Theatre. Promoted by AEG Presents Asia and Ovation Productions, tickets will go on sale on Wednesday June 15 at 10am local via 

Calum will kick off the Asia tour in Tokyo, Japan on October 18 before performing in Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore.  


Another Legend Reborn: Excellence Exceeds Expectation with the new HUAWEI P50

Completing the P50 Series lineup is another flagship smartphone  that’s elegant outside, and powerful inside! 

To create a classic means going beyond the past to reach new heights. Since its inception, each generation of the HUAWEI P Series has been the perfect blend of technology, aesthetics, and smart photography. The P Series, specifically the P50 line,  has always epitomized the beauty of life and the never-ending pursuit of more advanced mobile imaging technology. A new chapter of mobile imagery innovation begins as HUAWEI unveils the HUAWEI P50 — the latest flagship line addition that will complete the P50 Series roster.