Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Eugene Toquero vows to give it his all at ONE: HERO’S DREAM

Filipino fan-favorite Eugene Toquero will be making his fourteenth trip to the cage as a professional mixed martial arts competitor on 3 November, and he will be doing so in front of a passionate crowd in Yangon, Myanmar.
The fans at the iconic Thuwunna Indoor Stadium will be entertained by the flamboyant flyweight Toquero once more on the undercard of ONE: HERO’S DREAM when he takes on highly-touted Chinese prospect Ma Hao Bin.
Toquero dropped his last three outings and is in dire need of a win as he returns to action on 3 November.
The 36-year-old Filipino veteran lost two of his scheduled bouts in 2016, yielding to reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes via first-round submission in March before tasting the same fate at the hands of Team Lakay’s Danny Kingad in December.
Having his hand raised in triumph remained elusive to Toquero in April of this year when he bowed down to Indonesian standout Stefer Rahardian by way of unanimous decision.
As he desires to place himself on the winning track again, Toquero stressed that he has made some crucial adjustments to his preparation.
“I have made other adjustments. I train longer and harder now. I don’t want to be complacent because I am not getting any younger. This is a huge organization with a lot of very good martial artists from all over the world,” he said.

“I will give my best in this bout. I will leave everything on the line,” Toquero declared.
Toquero is confident that if his Chinese foe takes him lightly, it would be a catastrophic mistake.
“If my opponent did not train well, then I will eat him alive inside the cage. I am hungry for that win,” he stated.
The man standing in his re-entry to the winner’s column is Ma, who has strung together an impressive 7-1 professional record that includes three wins by submission and one by knockout.
In Ma’s recent trip to the ONE Championship cage, he submitted “The Wolf Of The Grasslands” Hexigetu in their flyweight affair at ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI this past September, courtesy of a guillotine choke, with ten seconds remaining in round number two.
Toquero hopes that his experience will pay dividends when they meet across the cage, but he won't be paying too much attention to his adversary's game plan.
According to Toquero, the key to victory is in focusing on himself and making his A-game the priority.
"I never study my opponents. I do not care who they are because in Muay Thai and my amateur fights we never knew who our opponents were. We train in the gym and enhance our strengths," he shared.
With a fresh outlook and his back against the wall, Toquero is driven to break his losing spell and redeem his status as one of the most exciting flyweights in the Asian region.
"This time, l will make sure that my hand is raised as the winner. I am not going home with a loss on 3rd of November," he ended.

For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.onefc.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ONEChampionship, and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ONEChampionship.

About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, ONE Championship is the home of martial arts. The world’s most exciting martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia, featuring some of the world's best martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. In addition to its digital platforms, ONE Championship broadcasts to over 1 billion potential viewers across 128+ countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including Fox Sports, ABS-CBN, Astro, ClaroSports, Bandsports, Startimes, Premier Sports, Thairath TV, Skynet, Mediacorp, OSN, and more.

AXA Empowers People to Live a Better Life

Life offers amazing opportunities and grand adventures, but it can also take a sudden turn and bring unexpected challenges along the way. Such was the story of Lisa*, 25, when she decided to travel to Nepal to join a humanitarian mission to teach indigenous children. Lisa was in Kathmandu on the 25th of April 2015 when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, the biggest one to hit the country in over 70 years.

Lisa suffered both physical and mental trauma. The fact that she was thousands of miles away from home caused incredible distress to her family, who were desperate to hear news from her. They sought help from AXA Assistance, and her name was added by the crisis command center to the list of people covered by AXA within the vicinity of the earthquake. An AXA medical professional conducted checks among the injured and found Lisa. He regularly checked on Lisa, gave her a chance to talk to her parents, and arranged for her to return home to fully recover from her injuries. She had surgery, went through physical rehabilitation and attended peer counseling to help her deal with the mental trauma. She was empowered to move forward and fully recover and eventually, Lisa chose to return to her life in Kathmandu.

Lisa’s story is the powerful backdrop for the new brand campaign of AXA, a global leader in insurance. “This campaign is all about empowerment,” shares AXA Philippines CEO Rahul Hora. “It’s all about helping our customers to live the life they choose, by being prepared for unforeseen events and how AXA can help people pursue their dreams, make a difference, and live the life they choose—with the right plan and partner to guide them in their journey”.

AXA is present in 64 countries and has more than 107 million customers worldwide. It has been recognized as the leading global insurance brand for the past eight consecutive years by Interbrand in their annual Global Best Brands ranking.

Rahul concludes, “With this campaign, we hope to inform more Filipinos of what AXA can do for them, how we can help them manage unexpected events, and empower them to live the life they choose.”

You can know more about Lisa’s story at www.axa.com.ph/livethelifeyouchoose

Filipina Fitri Cerado Returns to Asia’s Got Talent For Another Shot at Fame

Fourteen year-old Fitri Cerado is not giving up on her dreams of being a singer. After missing out on the Asia’s Got Talent semi-finals in season one, Fitri is back after two years of hard work and training.

“The reason I came back to Asia’s Got Talent is because I want to prove David [Foster] wrong. I want to prove that I could work harder on my piano. I don’t want to give up on anything, I just need to work harder,” Fitri said with determination.
“Did I crush your dream?” David Foster asked.
“No, because I’m here now,” Fitri confidently replied before performing a mesmerizing rendition of The Animals’ “The House of the Rising Sun.”
In the same episode, Anggun pushed her Golden Buzzer for 36-year-old comedic magician, Akira from Japan (#AkiraPippi).

“You just set a new standard. You just raised the bar for all the singers from now on. That was amazing, thank you,” Jay Park said. Fitri received three yeses from the judges and she’s now in the running to be in the semi-finals.
To watch these performances, extended highlights and exclusive behind-the-scenes clips, subscribe to the Asia’s Got Talent Official YouTube Channel at www.YouTube.com/AsiasGotTalent. For a full recap of this episode, visit www.AXN-Asia.com/AGT2recap.

“You made me laugh! And not only did you make me laugh, you gave away some magic tricks. I don’t know where this act is going, but I think I need you,” Anggun said. Akira will head directly to the semi-finals where he will be one step closer to winning the grand prize of USD100,000.
Asia’s Got Talent is the 67th adaptation of the Guinness-World-Record-breaking hit “Got Talent” format, which was created by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and is co-produced by FremantleMedia. The “Got Talent” format is officially the most successful reality TV format in history and currently airs in 186 countries.
Episode 2 encores this Saturday at 2:10pm on AXN. A new episode of Asia’s Got Talent airs every Thursday at 8:30pm. To follow the journey of this season’s acts, check out #AXNAsia and #AsiasGotTalent on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Marina Bay Sands, Asia’s leading business, leisure and entertainment destination, is the official venue partner of Asia’s Got Talent.
Asia’s Got Talent is supported by presenting sponsor Traveloka, the leading travel booking app for all flight and hotel needs; and sponsoring partner Great Eastern Life, the market leader in the conventional life insurance business and the largest life insurer in Malaysia by asset size. In the Philippines, Asia’s Got Talent is brought to you by Cherifer, Tangkad Sagad, KFC Delivery and Vivo Smart Phone. 
@AsiasGotTalent / #AXNAsia / #AsiasGotTalent / #AsiasGotTalentAuditions www.AXN-Asia.com/AsiasGotTalent
AXN is available on Cablelink Channel 38, Cignal Channel 121, Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Satellite TV Channel 20, G Sat Channel 51, and SKYCable Channel 49. AXN HD is available on SKYCable Channel 247.

Friday, October 20, 2017

1Go Loadr Delivers Logistics Innovation

In1Go Technologies, a 100% Filipino-owned IT Services and BPO Company offering a suite of value enterprise solutions in project and sales force management, logistics, distribution and supply chain systems, introduces 1Go Loadr, a web and mobile enabled collaborative platform – an online marketplace – where both logistic outsourcees and services providers – haulers and shippers – converge to address the numerous delivery requirements of customers.

Through a revolutionary mobile app that’s downloadable from the Google Play Store, or on the web at www.1go-load.me, haulers of varying scales – whether operating just one truck or an entire fleet – can gain access to a wide variety of goods and items available for shipment, resulting in increased productivity and convenience for both haulers and shippers.

“We realized the existence of a gap, a sweet spot, that fleet managers couldn’t fill,” said Manny Miranda, Operations Head of 1Go Tech. “Through 1Go Loadr, we are creating a marketplace among our users. Our business to consumer model allows them to open their fleets of trucks to a larger community.”

Small-scale operators, can benefit from expanded business. Larger fleet operators will enjoy reduced truck downtimes and better operational efficiency as well as the ability to manage and deploy their fleets with ease. Shippers will find it is so much easier to find a reliable hauler and the right vehicle that fit their exact shipping requirements, as the service has over 2000 enrolled trucks to take a load on-demand!

Peace of mind is assured as the exact truck location can be tracked in real time including the updated estimated time of arrival through GPS. A photo of the driver and the truck is provided for increased security, together with full transaction details.

By downloading the 1Go Loadr app on a smart phone and enrolling, a secured log-in enables shippers to post their requirements and to find from an extensive directory of enrolled haulers, with complete vehicle specs, the ones capable of matching their needs. Eligible haulers will then be notified. Posted shipping requirements will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once a hauler accepts, the shipper can then monitor the whole delivery process from pick-up to final unloading.

1Go Loadr harnesses the power of technology to revolutionize logistics, resulting for cheaper, faster, and highly efficient delivery for utmost customer satisfaction and better business backed by 1Go’s solid experience, impressive roster of world-renowned clients, and robust end-to-end technology solutions.

To experience the future of logistics collaboration, download the 1Go Loader app at the Google Play Store or visit www.1go-load.me.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Prices of Noche Buena products remain stable - Sec. Lopez

Amidst reports of price adjustments of some brands of hams and cheese products, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported the assurance of majority of producers that supply and prices of Noche Buena products such as pasta, sauce, bread, and hams remains stable. 

DTI made the announcement after convening with manufacturers to check the price and supply situation of Noche Buena products. DTI annually meets with manufacturers of Noche Buena goods in preparation for the upcoming Yuletide season when demands are at its peak.

“Several manufacturers assured adequate supply and stability in prices for the coming season, mainly due to the very tight competition among various brands fighting for market shares,” said DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez.

The trade chief shared that market competition has enabled businesses to do creative product promotions such as bundling and discounts for the whole package. For example, sauces were bundled with pastas and sold at more affordable prices.

“This is competition at play. Even in the ham category, products are so competitive that discounts are being given and several variants that serve different market segments are being offered with affordable pricing,” added Sec. Lopez.

Several meetings with Noche Buena product players also confirmed that there will be no price increase for pasta, sauces, cheese, ham, and canned tuna until December 2017.

On the other hand, a premium brand of bread increased its price by only one peso per loaf while other brands of bread have kept their prices stable as of October this year.

Trade Secretary Lopez encouraged consumers to use “e-Presyo”, an online based price monitoring platform, to be guided while buying their Noche Buena products for the Christmas Season. 

*This is Press Release

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. in 15th M.A.P. International CEO Conference 2017

Top auditing firm KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM&Co), the Philippine member firm of KPMG International, participated as a conference partner in the recently held 15th M.A.P. International CEO Conference 2017. KPMG RGM&Co vice chairman and chief operating officer Emmanuel P. Bonoan (fifth from left) moderated a session entitled “Building a Culture of Innovation in the Business Sector,” while KPMG Hong Kong partner and head of consumer markets practice Anson Bailey gave a lecture on “Engaging the Future Consumers in Asia: Innovate or Die.” Other KPMG RGM&Co partners and principals in attendance were (from left) KPMG RGM&Co audit partner Arleene C. Yu, tax partner Leandro Ben M. Robediso, audit partner Dennis I. Ilan, tax partner Ryan E. Cabello, advisory partner Jallain Marcel S. Manrique, audit partner Vernilo G. Yu, and tax partner Karen Jane Vegara-Manese.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

2017 Jr. NBA All-Stars Live the NBA Experience in Shanghai

Sixteen Jr. NBA All-Stars of Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska, eight boys and eight girls, flew to Shanghai, China from Oct. 6-9 to enjoy a fun, enriching NBA basketball experience. The young ballers, ages 12-14 watched the live NBA China Game between 2017 NBA Champions Golden State Warriors and the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Mercedes Benz Arena.

The Jr. NBA All-Stars cherished the opportunity to witness Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Kevin Durant combine for 90 points to lead the Warriors in a 142-110 win against the Timberwolves.

Jr. NBA All-Stars also had the chance to meet NBA Legend and defense specialist Jerome “Junkyard Dog” Williams. “Making it to the NBA starts with training and conditioning. If you love to do those things, then you will be a great basketball player. It’s the stuff that you do prior to the game that makes you great,” Williams shared the All-Stars in a brief training session with them.

Displaying their hardcourt prowess on the trip, the young Filipino athletes bested their fellow Jr. NBA All-Stars from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam to win the Jr. NBA 3-on-3 tournament. The all-girls team representing Jr. NBA Philippines went head-to-head against various opponents before bowing out to Thailand in the semifinals.

In addition to friendly peer competitions, the Jr. NBA 2017 All-Stars experienced intense basketball training from Jr. NBA Coaches Chris Sumner and Natalia Andre, implementing rigorous skills exercises in shooting, passing, footwork, post-up, and under-the-basket drills. Jr. NBA All-Stars also tried the local cuisine and toured famous landmarks in Shanghai.

The Jr. NBA is the league’s global youth basketball participation program that promotes basketball participation and an active lifestyle among children. Participants are trained in the fundamentals of basketball and learn about the importance of proper nutrition, as well as the Jr. NBA’s core values of sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude and respect (S.T.A.R).

Fans can follow Jr. NBA at the official website www.jrnba.asia and Facebook at www.facebook.com/JrNBAAsia to learn more about the program as well as how to join and become a Jr. NBA All-Star in 2018. 
To learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.playph.com.

About the NBA
The NBA is a global sports and media business built around three professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, and the NBA Development League.  The league has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 49 languages, and NBA merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on 6 continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2016-17 season featured a record 113 international players from 41 countries and territories.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com and the NBA App, which achieved record viewership and traffic during the 2015-16 season.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with more than 1.3 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

About Alaska Milk
Alaska Milk recognizes the need of Filipino children for proper nutrition.  According to the 2011 National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), it was revealed that 3 out of 10 children aged 5-10 years were underweight while 8 out of 100 children of the same age were overweight, making malnutrition and obesity two of the most pressing nutritional problems in the Philippines today.  Alaska Milk is committed to help provide proper nutrition through its leading brands, Alaska Powdered Milk Drink and Alaska Chocolate Powdered Milk Drink.  It contains 20+ essential nutrients that help children reach their full growth potential.  Aside from proper nutrition, an active lifestyle is needed in order to shape and nurture healthier children.  Because of this, Alaska Milk encourages children to “go out and play” through its NUTRITION. ACTION. CHAMPION. programs: Alaska Basketball and Football Power Camps and Cups, Alaska IronKids Triathlon, Alaska Family Run and Alaska Cycle Philippines.  At the same time, Alaska Milk has a professional basketball team, the 14-time PBA champion, Alaska Aces, which continues to inspire the youth to become future champions who are guided by positive values.  Finally, Alaska Milk partners with excellent local and international organizations  who share the same objectives, vision, and values namely the Philippine Basketball Association, National Basketball Association, World Triathlon Corporation, Cycle Asia, Makati and Alabang Football Schools and Sunrise Events, Incorporated. 

*This is Press Release

When Eating Healthy Is Not Enough

Aging is a privilege. With aging comes experience and wisdom, not to mention senior citizen’s discounts. But with aging also comes the onset of aches, pains and age-related conditions. Such is why older people try to adopt a healthier lifestyle – something you might have observed from your parents, grandparents, or older friends (or which you find yourself doing, if you consider yourself old). They try to keep themselves moving by doing zumba, for instance, and they become more watchful of what they eat. Eating healthier food is not just a trend among older adults – it is a norm. We know this is a good practice, but as we age, eating healthy food may not be enough. That’s because even if you eat healthy food, there’s a chance of you not getting all the good nutrition from it, which may happen if you are deficient in digestive enzymes.

You’re probably thinking, “Digestive enzymes? I remember hearing about that back in the day during Science class. What do digestive enzymes have to do with me getting good nutrition?” Digestive enzymes are responsible for breaking down the food we eat into a form that can be easily absorbed by the body. It’s not the food itself that gets absorbed – it’s the nutrients from it.

But how exactly does it happen?

Imagine yourself eating a piece of bread. As you chew the bread, you are starting to digest it already. From your mouth, it passes through your esophagus down to your stomach, where it further gets digested. From the stomach, it goes into the small intestine where digestion gets completed. Enabling the digestion in your mouth, stomach and small intestine are your digestive enzymes. These enzymes break down your food into nutrients so they may be absorbed into your bloodstream and transported to every cell in your body. Such is the crucial role of your digestive enzymes. Healthy food provides the foundation for optimal health, but even the healthiest food is of little use if it is not properly digested and absorbed.

The thing is, as we get older, the digestive enzymes naturally produced by our bodies become depleted. Digestive enzyme deficiency is thus something older people may experience – and they may not even be aware of it. But how will you know if an older loved one such your mom or dad is deficient in digestive enzymes? If they constantly have digestive complaints like gas, bloating, or abdominal pain, and / or if their bowel movement is irregular, they could be suffering from digestive enzyme deficiency.

Good thing, Unilab has the answer to digestive enzyme deficiency. Introducing Enzyplex – a digestive enzyme supplement that helps promote healthy digestion. It has a unique combination of digestive enzymes, which break down food so your body gets the nourishment it needs. It also helps one avoid indigestion symptoms such as gas, bloating and stomachache.  

Aside from digestive enzymes, Enzyplex has vitamin B-complex which helps enhance the digestive process and aids in the conversion of food into energy to support normal body processes.

With Christmas nearing, why don’t you give your loved ones (or yourself) the gift of healthy digestion and optimal nutrient absorption? They’ll need it, especially with all the festivities! Buy a box of Enzyplex today and let them absorb life to the fullest!

Know more about Enzyplex and nutrient absorption! Visit and like the Enzyplex Facebook page (Enzyplex Philippines) and check out the Enzyplex website (www.agewell.ph/products/enzyplex).
#AbsorbLifetotheFullest with Enzyplex!
Enzyplex is available in Luzon branches of Watsons, South Star Drug and St. Joseph Drug.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Authentic Tonkatsu experience at Katsu Sora

Filipinos have a big appetite for Japanese food—including tonkatsu, a breaded and deep-fried pork cutlet. Taking this delectable dish to new heights is Katsu Sora, home of premium Tonkatsu and Japanese dishes, with its panache that promises authentic Japanese dining.

Derived from Japanese terms “Katsu,” which is short for tonkatsu and “Sora,” which means sky, Katsu Sora is dedicated to offering only the highest quality tonkatsu and a host of other Japanese dishes. This goes with a salad bar where diners can enjoy a wide range of healthy greens and fruits, among others, delivering a satisfactory experience in a class of its own.

Katsu Sora’s four kinds of world-class pork

Katsu Sora takes pride in four kinds of world-class pork. One of which is the Iberico Pork, a highly coveted pork imported from Spain and comes from the family of black Iberico pigs. With a meat that has butter-like texture and is rich in Oleic acid that raises good cholesterol and helps lower bad cholesterol, customers are in for an exceptional and healthy Japanese treat.

Katsu Sora also offers Shimofuri Pork, yet again originating from Spain and comes from a pure line of Duroc. Called the “Black Angus” of pork, it has a high percentage of marbling that results in a tender and flavorful meat.

Dubbed as the Wagyu of pork, Kurobuta pork is known for its melt-in-your-mouth goodness. Savor the taste of a meat that comes from a line of heritage pigs called Berkshire, which is bred in Kogoshima, Japan.

Last but not the least, Katsu Sora serves Sakura Pork, a grain-fed pork from Canada specially bred for the distinct Japanese taste buds. Fed with barley, it has a lighter color and a firmer texture. Its meat is moist with a mild flavor and a clean finish that will surely excite the taste buds of Katsu Sora diners.

Salads, dressings, and a wide selection of good food

What makes Katsu Sora more unique is that it gives its customers free reign in choosing their rice, soup, and ingredients to create their own salad. Imagine the infinite number of combinations that you can make with each visit, making your dining experience more amazing.

With an unlimited refill at the salad buffet bar for all sets, you can choose from different kinds of greens and ingredients. This includes Romaine Lettuce, cucumbers, shredded cabbage, broccoli, fresh fruits in season, white onions, fresh tomatoes, corn and cherry tomatoes, to name a few. Katsu Sora’s delicious potato salad and tasty pumpkin salad are popular among patrons. As for the dressing, you can choose from up to 12 options such as Soy Sesame dressing, Grated Onion dressing and Wasabi Creamy Dressing.

Pair your favorite Katsu Sora set with a hearty serving of either Awase Miso or Shin-su Shiro Miso soup. Forget guilty pleasures as Katsu Sora serves brown rice for those who are health conscious.

If you’re not up for pork, though, try one of the chicken katsu or seafood sets. Light meals such as Katsu Sandwich, Menchi Katsu Burger, and Ebi Tempura are also served. Katsu Sora also offers a la carte dishes like kaarage, edamame, tempura, chahan and yakisoba.

Dine at Katsu Sora to satisfy your cravings for authentic and unique Japanese cuisine. Visit any of the Katsu Sora branches at SM City BF in Paranaque City, TriNoma Mall in Quezon City, Glorietta 4 in Makati, Promenade Greenhills in San Juan City, Eastwood Mall in Libis, Quezon City, Ayala Malls Serin, The District in Tagaytay City, Solenad in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna, SM Clark in Pampanga or SM Pampanga. For more information, visit http://katsusora.com/.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Pioneer Pointe: High rise living primed for your success

To provide a life of success, convenience, and wellness—this is the driving force behind Pioneer Pointe, a 28-story condominium project of Filinvest Livable Condos. Now ready for occupancy, Pioneer Pointe puts a premium on quality life with its strategic location at the center of Mandaluyong City.

At Pioneer Pointe, the best of city living is within your reach. It is close to burgeoning central business districts that allows a vibrant and functional lifestyle. Major thoroughfares such as EDSA and C5 are in close proximity, including public transportations like the EDSA MRT Line and major bus stops, thus making it easier to go to other neighboring cities such as Makati and Ortigas.

Business and job opportunities abound in the area as Pioneer Pointe is surrounded by top local and international corporations. For growing families, the location offers a range of top notch educational institutions such as Saint Pedro Poveda College and University of Asia and the Pacific.

Just a stone’s throw away are prime establishments like SM Megamall, Shangri-La Plaza, and Capitol Commons that host grocery stores, retail shops, restaurants, and theaters. For rest and relaxation in the city, choose from various nearby five-star hotels, signature spas, and night hubs.

Pioneer Pointe offers a safe living space that you can look forward to coming home to at the end of the day. Outstanding features that set Pioneer Pointe apart are the complete amenities at your disposal, including a spacious function room, swimming pool, a pocket garden with children’s play area, podium parking, and full CCTV security coverage and fire safety systems. With the superior build quality that Filinvest is known for, you get an exceptional humble abode and total peace of mind.

Pioneer Pointe is all about giving you the best condo living experience. If you’re looking for a good property investment or a place to call home, two-bedroom bi level units are still available at a limited time move-in offer of 2.5% down payment with monthly amortization fee as low as Php 27,000. This limited offer is until October 31, 2017 only. Visit Pioneer Pointe’s booth from October 13 to 15, 2017 at the Lamudi Housing Fair in SM Megamall for more exclusive offers.

To know more about Pioneer Pointe, visit the model unit at 128 Pioneer Pointe Street, Mandaluyong City or call 850 0888. You may also visit its Facebook page www.facebook.com/PioneerPointeOfficial.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

ASUS Philippines Beefs up its renowned Selfie Line-up with Latest Bang-for-Buck Offering: Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite

Just two months after its widely-successful, grand ZenFone 4 launch in SMX Convention Center last 19th of August, ASUS Philippines pulls off yet another surprise that will surely shake up the tech industry anew.
With its goal to reclaim the title and throne as the premiere selfie and wefie smartphone, ASUS Philippines further beefs up its already fortified ZenFone 4 Selfie line-up with the introduction of a third model in the celebrated series: the ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite!
The first and original ZenFone Selfie graced the Philippine market back in 2015 with a front camera that was way ahead of its time and produced stylish grade-A selfies that people thoroughly enjoyed, loved, and treasured. Two years later, the tech giant returns with not only two, but three Selfie smartphones that the Philippine market would love. While the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and the ZenFone 4 Selfie each have their own advanced ASUS-grade front cameras that already capture the finest selfies and wefies, it is still quite exciting to see what ASUS’ ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite has to dish out, to further elevate the selfie game and ultimately regain the selfie and wefie throne.
Only for the price of PHP 7,995.00, the newest ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite is a 5.5-inch HD display beauty that sports a 13MP front camera with a soft LED flash, great for taking a selfie or even a wefie while still looking fresh wherever and whenever. Its rear camera packs a mean 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus with an LED real-tone flash feature, which will ensure that the subject will look blur-free and incredible no matter what!
Another unique feature in this bang-for-buck smartphone is the triple slot tray. This allows anyone to share not only one, but Nano sim cards as well as a Micro SD card that allows you to store up to 2TB in one tray. It’s a stylish but practical add-on to this newest variant in the Selfie series. Imagine all the photos and videos one can store!
Of course, since all of the ZenFone 4 Selfie series is royally crowned as the SelfieMaster™, the ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite must also come with the much-favored SelfieMaster™! Beautification on photos, videos, and livestream has never been easier with this first ever, all-in-one beautification technology. Added bonuses to this special app are the collage and slideshow makers, which make it a doozy to share photos anytime and anywhere!

To get to know more of the ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite, check out the official specs below:

ZenFone 4 Selfie Lite
Premium-crafted metallic finish with 2.5D curve glass
Weight: 144g
Display, Resolution
5.5-inch HD IPS display
400nits brightness for outdoor readable
2.5D curved glass display for best screen protection
Qualcomm  Snapdragon 425 processor
Adreno™ 308
2GB RAM / Up to 16GB ROM
Main Camera
13 Megapixel
F2.0 Aperture
Softlight LED selfie Flash
ASUS SelfieMaster™ technology for smart beautification in selfies, videos, and livestreams

Rear Camera
13 Megapixel, ultrafast phase detection auto focus
3-axis Electronic Image Stabilization for shake-free videos
LED real tone flash
Camera feature
Total 9 different camera modes
Auto mode with low light and HDR Pro features / Beauty / Portrait / Pro mode for 32 seconds long exposure / Super resolution for 52MP photos / Selfie Panorama / GIF Animation / Panorama / Time Lapse / 9 various filters
SIM card and SD slot
Triple-slot tray
slot1: Nano sim (2G/3G/4G)
slot2: Nano sim (2G/3G/4G)
Slot3: Micro SD up to 2TB
Android 7 with ZenUI 4.0
3000mAh non removable large capacity battery
5-magnet speaker for louder sound and less distortion
Audio CODEC integrated into PMIC
Sunlight Gold, Rose Pink, Deepsea Black, Mint Green
Clear Case (PHP 699.00)