ederic.net

Manny V. Pangilinan on success: ‘No magic, no mystery’

Manuel V. Pangilinan

There is no secret to success. No magic formula. It’s mostly good old fashioned hard work, said business leader Manuel V. Pangilinan during the 41st Commencement Exercises of the Manila Tytana Colleges held recently at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

Speaking in front of some 300 graduates, Pangilinan said that “Success springs from old-fashioned values — values as fundamental as being honest and truthful — with yourself and with others. And so is being diligent, hard-working, and disciplined.”

Continue reading

sky100, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong launch Café 100

Cafe 100

sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck (sky100) and The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong have jointly launched “Café 100 by The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong” (Café 100), the world’s first observation deck food and beverage outlet operated by the The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong.

The menu, created exclusively for Café 100, features a boutique culinary experience with made-to-order delicacies, as well as the finest seasonal dishes.

Continue reading

PLDT rolls out ‘Fibr City’ program

Renren Reyes

Leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT has stepped up its roll-out of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) facilities in strategic urban centers nationwide with Toledo City in Cebu province becoming its first ever “Fibr City” project, where families and enterprises can enjoy world-class internet connectivity.

Through a partnership with the Toledo City government, the FTTH roll-out will serve the data connectivity needs of this fast-growing city with its mining industry and burgeoning tourism sector. PLDT is opening a Sales and Service Center on D. Macapagal Highway to serve its growing customer base in the city.

Continue reading

Pinas Sarap with Kara David premieres March 23

Kara David

Pinas Sarap is the latest addition to GMA News TV’s buffet of top-notch public affairs programs and hosting it is no less than award-winning documentarist Kara David. It airs its first episode tonight.

Every week, Kara takes viewers on an adventure that will enable them to have a deeper understanding and appreciation of Filipino food. Each trip will present the history behind the featured local dish as well as the latest unique Filipino cuisine.

Continue reading

Kristoffer Martin and Joyce Ching bring love to Davao this Friday

Kristoffer Martin and Joyce Ching

It will be a Valentine’s Day in November as Kristoffer Martin and Joyce Ching — also known as KrisJoy — banner the Kapuso Mall Show in Robinsons Place Tagum in Tagum City on Friday. 

“We are excited to bring KrisJoy to our Kapusong Davaoeños and Tagumeños because we know how much they missed one of their favorite love teams,” says Oliver Amoroso, officer-in-charge of GMA’s Regional TV Department.

Continue reading

“Tsuperhero” in Dagupan tomorrow

Derrick Monasterio and Bea Binene

“Tsuperhero” himself — Kapuso actor Derrick Monasterio — together with his co-star and love team partner Bea Binene will entertain their fans in CSI The City Mall in Dagupan City at 4 p.m. tomorrow.

“Tsuperhero,” Philippine TV’s newest Pinoy superhero comedy adventure, is about the extraordinary story of Nonoy (Derrick), a jeepney driver who becomes a superhero because of a mysterious object from a distant planet. Nonoy’s journey becomes more interesting as he develops feelings for Eva (Bea), a barker who finds Nonoy’s kalye attitude irritating and endearing at the same time.

Continue reading

VegFest Pilipinas launches this weekend

To commemorate World Vegan Month, Vegans of Manila and Manila Vegans have come together to launch the Philippines’ first vegan festival called VegFest Pilipinas on November 12 and 13, 2016 at Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City.

VegFest Pilipinas aims to spread awareness that veganism is more than just a diet that is free from any animal products such as farm meats, fish and other sea animals, as well as animal by-products like dairy, eggs and honey — that it is a lifestyle that has tons of benefits to the body, the planet, and the animals. 

Through the activities that are lined up, VegFest Pilipinas aims to show the Filipinos that going vegan is fun, easy, and relevant.

Continue reading

GMA News TV continues to keep viewers hooked

GMA News TV remains a formidable force to reckon with in local television, taking the third slot of the most-watched channel in free TV in Mega Manila.

From the period of July 24 to October 15, GMA News TV has pushed its way up next to industry leader GMA Network and second ranked ABS-CBN, and tied with TV5 for the third spot based on data from the industry’s trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

Continue reading

Express freely at the #ViberUniverse Halloween Ball

Get your space suits ready and head over to the #ViberUniverse Halloween Ball at The Palace Manila. All extra-terrestrials are being called back into the mothership as The Palace gets transformed into the solar system’s hotspots. Watch Pool Club turn into the moon, Valkyrie shift into a space station, and Revel go red for Mars. Our beat commanders, DJs Ace Ramos and Mars Miranda, will transport you to another dimension.

And while the theme is Space Odyssey, any ghouls and gals are welcome to come as any horrific monster, comic character, or pop culture icon that they deem fit for the evening. The only requirement is to EXPRESS FREELY! Or better yet, be weirdos together with your Viber friends.

Continue reading

GMA News mounts Serbisyong Totoo booths this Undas

On top of covering the biggest news stories this Undas, the country’s longest-running morning show “Unang Hirit” and leading primetime newscast “24 Oras” will also be mounting Serbisyong Totoo booths — one at the Manila North Cemetery and another at the Manila South Cemetery — from Monday, October 31, until Wednesday, November 2.

The Serbisyong Totoo booths will be providing free and unlimited water refill; charging stations for phone and gadgets; security name tags for kids; and other freebies such as candies, handy fan, garbage bags, candles, and stem flower.

Continue reading