Showing posts with label October. Show all posts
Showing posts with label October. Show all posts

Basta shopping this October, don't pay cash. PayMaya!

Get as much as P3,000 in cashback when you shop online and in stores with PayMaya this month

Ready your mobile wallets, folks! Shopping season is once again on full-throttle, and not only can you get the best discounts on deals when you shop online and in stores, but you can also get so much more when you shop with your PayMaya card or use PayMaya QR. 

Take advantage of all the sweet sales happening this month and zero in on online and in-store deals you’ve been wishing for when you use your PayMaya card or pay using QR for your online and in-store shopping this October—and get as much as P3,000 in cashback for all your purchases. 

GCash: #LetsSaveTogether toward World Savings Day

According to the 2017 The Global Findex Database of the World Bank, a staggering 66 percent of Filipinos do not have a formal savings account. Leading mobile wallet GCash recently sparked an online discussion on this important issue, led by key influencers and brand ambassadors such as television host Robi Domingo admitting to their own stories of financial mistakes and not being able to save.

As a result, social media was abuzz in recent weeks with posts from netizens sharing their own financial woes with the #PlsSaveMe hashtag, illustrating how this reality hits close to home for Filipinos from various walks of life. The dialogue spanned the entire nation, with conversations and revelations in local dialects covering the different regions and provinces of the country.

Globe Telecom to offer the iPhone Xs and Xs Max this October

Globe Telecom will offer Apple’s latest products starting on October 26, 2018, including the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, the most advanced iPhones ever. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max beginning October 19, 2018 at

Shopee Debuts Shopee For Men, A One-Stop Male Shopping Gateway With The Lowest Price Guarantee On A Wide Variety of Male Products

Catch Super Men’s Day on October 5 with flash sales, vouchers, and men’s essentials up to 90% off! 

Shopee, the leading ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, introduces Shopee for Men, a dedicated in-app portal featuring Lowest Price Guaranteed deals and discounts on popular products catered for men. Starting October 1, users can now shop from a wide assortment of popular men’s products across the platform with just a click of a button.

Mariah Carey Coming To Manila On October 26

The one and only, Mariah Carey, is coming back to Manila for a special one-night concert on October 26th at the Araneta Coliseum. The pop icon is set to perform her number ones and more, bringing a new and bigger tour for her Filipino fans. 

Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artiste of all time with more than 200 million records sold worldwide to date and eighteen Billboard #1 singles (seventeen self-penned) including ‘Hero’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, ‘Honey’, ‘One Sweet Day’, ‘Without You’, ‘Touch My Body’, ‘We Belong Together’, ‘Don’t Forget About Us’ and the global smash hit Christmas single ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’, more than any solo artiste in history. With her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific song writing, and producing talent, Mariah has defined the modern pop performance. As a singer, songwriter and record producer, she has been recognized with five Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, Billboard's "Artist of the Decade" Award, the World Music Award for "World's Best Selling Female Artiste of the Millennium," and BMI's "Icon Award" to name a few.

Bad Genius is coming to the Philippines this October 18!

Based on real-life news of school cheating and relatable teen social issues, Asia’s biggest international movie hit Bad Genius is finally showing in the Philippines this October!

For more info, please you may visit or follow #BadGeniusMoviePH


Feel Alive As St. Peter Life Plan Launches Death Care Week!

This October means another month of the countdown to Christmas, but before that we celebrate All Saints and Souls Day and also Halloween. These days maybe considered gloomy or sometime morbid because we spend it with the dead. But everyone will die eventually right?

For us in the living world, our loved ones who have passed are a reminder of the great opportunity of life and what best way to enjoy it is to celebrate it. That is where St, Peter Life Plan and Chapels comes in to make that period Death Care Week.

Makati After Dark: Run and Survive Hallowfest

Halloween’s Biggest Street Festival

On October 31, Halloween night, hordes of the undead will rise and party with the living as J.R. Usi Presents, MAKATI AFTER DARK: RUN and SURVIVE HALLOWFEST, the grandest and most exciting Halloween party of the year.

With 3,000 zombies in a “FANTASY RUN” designed and directed to feel like a movie set, the run promises to give participants the most thrilling experience right at the heart of Makati’s financial business district.

Coinciding with the FANTASY RUN is an ALL-NIGHT STREET FESTIVAL adjacent to the race course featuring several TOP LOCAL BANDS, DJ’s, CAR SHOW, GTMACCON PINOY KOMIKS and COSPLAYERS CONVENTION, MERCATO CENTRALE FOOD FEST, and several other side pocket events to keep you up ‘til sunrise!

Best of October: Girls Rule the World on beTV!

Let girls take over your TV screens this October! Enjoy new seasons of your favorite shows, first and exclusive on beTV!

Catch Paige Duke, the former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ambassador from South Carolina, as she takes control of the affairs of her heart on the third season of Sweet Home Alabama. A fan favorite in the second season, Paige returns to search for her true love in an all-new, ten-episode run of Sweet Home Alabama! This time, suitors from big cities and small towns will be the one vying for her affection. More tears and more romance await you as bachelors from around the United States head to the Deep South to compete for the heart of this southern belle. Sweet Home Alabama starts on October 6, Sunday at 8:10 PM, first and exclusive on beTV!

LAKBAYAN: TigerAir Launches Oktoberfest Promo

Tigerair, Asia-Pacific’s fastest-growing low-cost carrier, rings in the “ber” months with a special treat: Buy 3, Get 2 Free! From now until September 20, purchase 3 tickets to any destination and get 2 tickets free of charge. Tickets bought on these dates may be used from October 1 to December 15, 2013.

“In addition to providing topnotch service, Tigerair is committed to providing our customers the most memorable experiences. Through this opportunity, we hope that we are able to give consumers the immeasurable joy of being together with their loved ones this holiday season,” says Olive Ramos, Tigerair Philippines President and CEO.

Roi Vinzon as a priest? Why not?

Actor Roi Vinzon, who plays as the homophobic retired army general Armando Soriano in the GMA primetime series “My Husband’s Lover,” was spotted this morning inside a studio at the GMA Network Center donning a habit (religious vestment) similar to the vestment worn by Dominican priests during the Spanish colonial era of this country’s history.

The action star has always been negatively typecast because of his past roles as drug lord, rapist, corrupt public official, criminal with a calloused conscience, among others.

Roi will be part of a yet confidential TV program, which will air this October.

Michael V. gets torn between Maureen Larrazabal and Jackie Rice in "Bubble Gang" short film

This Friday on "Bubble Gang" viewers will witness a marathon of five specially produced short films that will surely leave them laughing out loud as the longest-running comedy/gag show celebrates its 17th anniversary with a special episode entitled, "Dis Is Siete: The Bubble Gang Anniversary Special."

One of the five short films is "Kabiyak" starring Michael V., Maureen Larrazabal and Jackie Rice. It is a story of two women (a legal wife and a mistress) fighting for custody over the remains of a deceased man they both loved.  Eventually the management of the funeral parlor decided to give each woman a piece of their man with the upper half given to the legal wife and the lower (more "sinful") half to the mistress.  Will the erring women be satisfied with their lot and finally put their lover to rest?

Find that out this Friday, October 19, in "Dis Is Siete: The Bubble Gang Anniversary Special" after Inside Protege on GMA-7. 

MUSIC LYF: Yonel's Top 30 - October 13

Bruno Mars is back at No.1 this week with his new single LOCKED OUT OF HEAVEN! . 2nd place goes to  BEGIN AGAIN by Taylor Swift and the third place goes to Rihanna with DIAMONDS See the rest of the countdown after the jump and also like Yonel's Top 30 hits on Facebook!

REEL DEAL: Taken 2 - Box Office


“Taken 2” opened (Oct. 4) to a very strong weekend in the Philippines, dominating the local box-office with its 4-day nationwide opening weekend at P64.82million. The figure translates to an astounding 60% slice of the domestic market nationwide who came to see Neeson return as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA whose special skills are unmatched and stops at nothing to protect his family.

MUSIC LYF: Yonel's Top 30 - October 7

I CRY by Flo Rida takes the top spot for this week! . 2nd place goes to  LOCKED OUT OF HEAVEN by Bruno Mars and the third place goes to BEGIN AGAIN by Taylor SwiftSee the rest of the countdown after the jump and also like Yonel's Top 30 hits on Facebook!

Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal reignite onscreen tandem via Pinoy remake of COFFEE PRINCE

Fall in love all over again with the all-time favorite Koreanovela COFFEE PRINCE as GMA Network brings to primetime TV the Pinoy remake of the well-loved drama series. It will replace One True Love beginning October 8 on the Telebabad block.

Coffee Prince became one of network’s highest-rating Koreanovelas in 2008 and captivated the hearts of Filipino viewers for its engaging storyline, witty dialogues and endearing characters. 

And to reprise the immensely popular characters of Arthur and Andy in the Pinoy adaptation is the hottest and sought-after loveteam of Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal. The two Kapuso artists are both primed to star in this romantic-comedy series with their excellent onscreen chemistry and natural acting skills.


What happens when something horrible experience in the past comes back fueled with revenge? Years ago, his daughter was taken and we went to to find them and killed them. Now years after the traumatic event, comes the families of the suspects to get back on a very dangerous man.

Taken 2  brings us to the Turkish city of Istanbul where it took place a year after the events in Paris, on a trip to Istanbul, Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) gets a surprise visit from his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), and his ex-wife, Lenore (Famke Janssen). The happy reunion turns sour when Lenore is taken by people working for Murad Hoxha (Rade Šerbedžija), the employer of the men working in the Paris building where Kim's friend, Amanda, was found dead and the father of Marko Hoxha, whom Bryan killed in the previous film. With Lenore held hostage and Kim on the run, Mills must utilize all his lethal skills to rescue them and eliminate any who are seeking revenge against him.

REEL DEAL: Taken 2 - Liam Neeson Up Against Another Father's Hell-Bent Revenge

“Taken 2” braces for a down-to-the-wire action sequence between two fathers, one exacting revenge and the other trying to keep his family alive.  Liam Neeson reprises his role as Bryan Mills, a CIA operative with an unmatched set of skills who is pitted against Murad (Rade Sherbedgia) who in turn is hell-bent on taking down Mills and the rest of his family for the death of his son in Bryan’s hands. 

“TAKEN 2” reunites Neeson with his co-stars Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace, who play Bryan's estranged wife and his precious daughter. “Bryan's a total superhero,” says Janssen, weighing in on what made audiences connect with the first film. “TAKEN really came at a time when people needed that in their lives, because it's about family and protecting your family. He's a very American hero.”

REEL DEAL: Taken 2 - Istanbul SPOTLIGHT


Olivier Megaton who helms Liam Neeson’s sequel starrer “Taken 2” panned Istanbul with a fast-moving crew that’s rarely done on this sort of scale of a movie.  The director has stripped the crew to its bare essentials and took them into the streets of Istanbul.

Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent who stopped at nothing to save his abducted daughter in “Taken.”  When he is targeted by a mysterious figure seeking vengeance, Bryan must employ his “particular set of skills” to protect his family against an army out to kill them. 

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