Thursday, July 30, 2020

ASUS Philippines Gears Up to Provide the Best Solution for Online Learning

ASUS Laptops

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (July 30, 2020) – As the whole country prepares to shift away from classrooms and face-to-face learning, the need for a safe space for virtual learning and teaching at home has become the priority. And with the school year looming to start next month, ASUS Philippines aims to be a one-stop-shop and solution for both educators and students to experience the full potential of online education.

The “Gear Up for the New Normal” campaign is a month-long Back-to-School promotion, that offers buyers of select ASUS laptops a more comprehensive learning and teaching environment at home. Starting July 31, 2020 until August 31, 2020, every purchase of select ASUS laptops will come with a free and exclusive bundle of a Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi router, as well as a Lazada e-voucher of up to Php 5,000 that can be used to purchase ASUS products in select official online stores in Lazada.


Participating ASUS laptops for this promotion include the current and upcoming Intel Core i5, i7 and i9-powered ASUS ZenBook and ASUS VivoBook purchased in ASUS Concept Stores and accredited resellers nationwide.

To further ensure that virtual communication between and among instructors and students become more efficient, a Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi router will also come with every purchase, for faster and more reliable internet connection at home. The Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi router already assures users of 2x faster speeds than regular pocket WiFi, comes with free 10GB of Data, is loadable with Sulit Promos, and does not require any installation.


And finally, ASUS is also including an online voucher worth up to Php 5,000, redeemable in select official stores in Lazada. This online voucher can be used to exclusively purchase any preferred and available ASUS device. For the full list of online stores where this voucher can be redeemed, see below:






ASUS Lazada


ROG Lazada


Thinking Tools


PC Express


NVIDIA GeForce Store


PCX Gaming Concept Store






Silicon Valley


JW Summit




Tech Exchange


Digital Interface


Gaisano Interpace










For a full list of eligible ASUS laptops for this promo, refer to below:

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“Our Back-to-School campaign underscores our decade-long mission to lessen the digital divide in the Philippines. This year, we aim to address and further champion the need for a sustainable and efficient online learning experience as we all adjust during these trying times. We specifically aim to provide all communities, homes, teachers and students a better and more complete solution for all their needs,” shares ASUS Philippines Country Head, Mr. George Su.


For more details on the campaign, please visit the official microsite at which contains more information on the participating ASUS laptop models, and full store list.


About ASUS


ASUS is a multinational company known for the world’s best motherboards, PCs, monitors, graphics cards and routers, and driven to become the most-admired innovative leading technology enterprise. With a global workforce that includes more than 5,000 R&D professionals, ASUS leads the industry through cutting-edge design and innovations made to create the most ubiquitous, intelligent, heartfelt and joyful smart life for everyone. Inspired by the In Search of Incredible brand spirit, ASUS won more than 11 prestigious awards every day in 2018 and ranked as one of Forbes’ Global 2000 Top Regarded Companies, Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Tech Leaders and Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies. 




MyPhone Bundles Affordable Smartphone with Extra Protection

MyPhone Sale

The first Filipino phone brand launched its Buy 1 Take Care promo on July 27, wherein its customers can get a free face mask for every purchase of myA18 at participating MyPhone stores nationwide.

myA18 was released last year and it came in 5 colors, Pink, Turquoise, Blue, Black and White, highlighting the pastel edition of the phone.

Categorized as an entry-level phone, myA18 features Android™ 9 Pie (Go edition), 8GB ROM + 1GB RAM, and 1.3GHz Quad-Core Processor that is truly beginner-friendly.

Other features of myA18 include 4.0" Display, 2MP Main Camera, Front Camera with Face Beauty
1500mAh Battery, 3G, GPS, and Dual SIM.

MyPhone Buy 1 Take Care promo will run from July 27 until supplies last. For more information and the list of participating MyPhone stores, visit or like and follow MyPhone’s official social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for promo updates.

MyPhone kKcks off Flagship Store on Lazada with Promo Bundles


After a few months of being idle in the e-commerce market, the first Filipino phone brand is gradually going back to serve the Filipino masa by re-launching its flagship store today, July 30, in one of the leading e-commerce sites in the Philippines, Lazada.

As the demand in technology arises and mall-goers opt to purchase gadgets online, MyPhone Vice President Kevin Tan says that this is the right time to offer a different shopping experience to their customers.

“A lot of people from our social media pages were asking if we have any stores online and we keep on directing them in malls,” he said.

Although MyPhone is not new to the e-commerce market, the phone brand extends its gratefulness to its loyal customers by offering promo bundles starting today until August 2.

“We are really happy and excited about what’s about to come after launching our official store with Lazada,” VP Tan said. “With these bundles, our market will be able to get affordable phones with a freebie they can simultaneously use with the gadget they bought,” he added.

MyPhone will be running its Panalo BunDEALS exclusively on Lazada with a limited quantity, wherein customers can get free DTV dongle, powerbank, or sd card for every purchase of select MyPhone product, from July 30 to August 2.

For more information, visit and Also like and follow MyPhone’s official social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for promo updates.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

GrabPay and Trendsetter’s Bazaar Team Up for a 3-day Cashless Shopping Experience


July 29, 2020 - Manila Philippines— Grab, the Philippines’ leading everyday app, teams up with Trendsetter Team to push for a safer and more rewarding cashless shopping experience through GrabPay.

As more businesses in the Philippines slowly resume operations, hygiene and safety continue to be a top priority. As such, more and more Filipinos are opting for a total cashless experience, especially with the call to practice social distancing and lessen physical contact. This cashless revolution not only gives way to a more seamless shopping experience, but also helps in the recovery of small businesses greatly impacted by pandemic. Easing the strain brought by the challenges faced by brick and mortar stores, a cashless shopping experience allows merchants and customers to transact in the safety of their homes.

Among the businesses joining the online and cashless revolution is Trendsetter’s Online Bazaar, one of the largest and highly-anticipated local fashion events in the Metro that is set to bring an exciting and rewarding online shopping experience to consumers this year.

GrabPay is teaming up with Trendsetter’s Online Bazaar for a 3-day online shopping event that features freshest trends and lowest prices in Metro Manila.

At the Trendsetter’s Online Bazaar, from July 30, 2020 12:00 AM to August 1, 2020 11:59 PM, you can shop for the trendiest clothing, shoes, and beauty products at its lowest prices by visiting And with GrabPay as the official payments partner, exciting perks await shoppers for every transaction using the e-wallet.

● P50 cashback for a minimum spend of P500 on Trendsetter’s Online Bazaar
● Chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S10 for a minimum spend of P500
● GrabRewards points for every transaction that can be used to claim discount vouchers for any Grab service

With GrabPay, there’s no need to miss out on an exciting virtual shopping experience. Add those coveted items on your online cart, and get rewarded when you pay with GrabPay. For more information, check out

Go Pro with HP ProBook 400 Series lLaptops’ Enhanced Security Features and Durability

HP Laptop

For millions of people working from home, using the right technology is part of getting the job done. That is why most professionals invest in efficient and reliable equipment to help them perform better and achieve more, wherever business takes them.

Combining style, efficiency, and durability, the new HP ProBook 400 series allows one to work smarter and look good while at it. It counts on a thin, stylish durable design that protects technology that is built strong from the core up. It also boasts of integrated security and a spill-resistant keyboard feature, letting one meet the demands of work proficiently.

Work remotely stylish and secure

With the HP ProBook 400 series, one can tackle workloads with technology that protects what is essential for everyday use. It also has a Mylar film atop the keyboard, protecting the sensitive electronics from minor spills.

Fingerprint passwords and wireless connection

Remembering passwords one by one can be a thing of the past. With the new HP ProBook 400 series, access multiple websites safely by simply logging in via a fingerprint reader. One can also send documents and photos wirelessly to an HP ePrinter via the HP ePrint Driver app installed on the laptop.

Collaborate better by easily sharing internet connection through the HP Wireless Hotspot. Whether around colleagues or working with family at home, get online fast and improve productivity with this wireless internet connection sharing feature.

More ways to go Pro

The HP ProBook 400 series lets one power through deadline-driven days with a choice of the latest 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors or AMD Ryzen™ quad-core processors, both offering amazing value in speed and performance.

Those that run on the 10th Gen quad-core Intel® Core™ processors are the HP ProBook 430 (13" diagonal HD display), HP ProBook 440 (14" diagonal HD display), and the HP ProBook 450 (15.6" diagonal HD display). Meanwhile, those that operate on the AMD Ryzen™ quad-core processors are the HP ProBook 445 (14" diagonal HD display) and the HP ProBook 455 (15” diagonal HD display).

With five options to choose from, one can find a perfect size that brings excellent versatility and multitasking performance suitable for both business and leisure. Get a hand on the new HP ProBook 400 series by ordering online via

Inspiring Pinoys to #StayStrong with Century Tuna Superbods 2020

Century Tuna Superbods

The road to Century Tuna Superbods 2020 was all set: launched earlier this year by showbiz royalties Nadine Lustre and Alden Richards with the message “Every day is a chance to be a better you", the annual fitness competition had all 34 finalists lined up. But when the COVID-19 pandemic happened, the competition pivoted to become a platform with an inspiring message for all.

Times are tough but Century Tuna, the country’s leading canned tuna, proved that Pinoys are tougher as it relaunched Century Tuna Everybod Superbod 2020 with a more inclusive and relevant theme: Stay strong, Pilipinas!

Streamed on the Century Superbods Facebook page, the launch featured celebrity Superbods Nadine and Alden, together with the 34 Century Tuna Superbods finalists enjoining everyone to witness the strength of the Superbods spirit to continue pursuing their passion and dreams of a healthier future that begin with proper diet and exercise.

“Now more than ever, we need to encourage everyone to stay physically and mentally strong, and we feel that that can be achieved by eating right, moving our bodies every day and practicing proper hygiene to protect ourselves from the ongoing virus,” said Century Pacific Food Inc EVP and COO Greg Banzon.

To further reinforce the importance of staying strong, Century Tuna released a rousing video ( that signalled the resumption of the highly-anticipated Century Tuna Everybod Superbod 2020 competition, following the same objectives: The candidate must be a “Difference Maker,” someone who can make a stand and empower Filipinos to be the best they can be.

Of course, this year’s unstoppable finalists were ready to show off their hot and fit bods to make a difference and inspire everyone to Stay Strong. In the female category, the 18 fit and sexy finalists are Katrina Arceta (@pasteledpawbykat), Grace del Rosario (@gracedelrosario_makeup), Sherlyn Doloriel (@sherlyndoloriel), Zai Ebido (@zaiebido), Shirley Garcia (@shirleygarcia3797), Lynn Gonzales (@lynnrgonzales), Astrid Hernandez (@astridhernandezph), Renzel Jose (@renzel.mae), Liz Kuczera (@lizkuczera), Karla Lasquite, Samantha Lo (@samantha_ashley_lo), Ines Lorenzo (@tack.n.tanlines), Kai Ochosa (@kaiochsa), Kathleen Paton (@kathleen_paton), Christine Picardal (@tinedoesfitness), Samantha Purvor (@istmesamanthap), Candice Ramos (@candiceramos), and Key Trajano (@keytrajano).

The 16 hot and healthy male finalists are Sam Ajdani (@samajdani), Nelson Banzuela (@nelsonbanzuela25), Kirk Bondad (@Kirk_bondad), Enzo Bonoan (@enzobonoan24), Hans Braga (@hansbraga_), Nicholas Chua (@fat.kid.inside), Robert Hamilton (@roberthamilton_official), Albert Lorenzo (@alberttiongson), Philippe Magalona (@philippemagalona), Erie Matic (@eriematic), Malcolm Mostoles (@malc_mostoles), Gianpaolo Paparo (@gianpaolo.paparo), Julian Roxas (@julsfitph), Gian Ruiz (@makeupmusclesnme), Jason Senga (@oh_jizz_on), and Jojo Urquico (@jojourquico).
Each candidate’s journey to becoming the Century Tuna Everybod Superbod 2020 grand winners will consist of various digital challenges that will be posted on the Century Tuna Superbods Facebook page and can be searched using #StayStrongPilipinas, #CenturyTunaSuperbods, #EverybodCanBeASuperbod. These challenges will lead up to the finals night happening on September 19, 2020 where over Php 2,000,000 worth of prizes is at stake and where one male and one female grand winners will be selected.

To know more about “Century Tuna’s Everybod Superbod 2020,” visit and follow Century Tuna’s Facebook page, @centurytuna or Instagram @centurytunasuperbods.

Catch the 8.8 Fashionista Comeback on Shopee Live and Win Over ₱450,000 Worth of Prizes

Shopee Fashion Sale

MANILA, JULY 29, 2020 - Calling all shoppers and fashionistas! Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, is giving away over ₱450,000 worth of prizes at Shopee Live’s 8.8 Fashionista Comeback. From July 29 to August 7, viewers can tune in to the following fashion challenges, trivial games, and fashion quizzes to win brand giveaways, ShopeePay credits, brand vouchers, and Shopee coins.

Users can join in the fun with these following Shopee Live activities:

  • 8.8 Sulit OOTDs: Users can score amazing deals and participate in two featured live stream segments to win cash prizes. For Style on a Budget, viewers have to create a full outfit based on the budget given while Shopee Fashion Icon Day encourages users to post a side-by-side photo of their OOTDs inspired by their favorite fashion icon.
  • 8.8 Fashion Challenge: On August 7, users can participate in three games, namely Guess Who, Fashion Truth or Dare, Who Wore it Better, for a chance to win up to ₱30,000. To win in these games, viewers should guess the personality based on their iconic looks, answer trivia questions correctly, and vote for the live streamer with the best outfit.
  • Daily Suki Shopper: From August 1 to 7, there will be one winner of ₱2,000 worth of ShopeePay credits daily. On August 8, two winners can win ₱8,000 worth of ShopeePay credits each. Daily Suki Shopper segment chooses the winners via raffle draw*. To join, viewers must purchase any product during a live streamers’ episode. One check-out is equivalent to one raffle entry.
  • Deals and Promos: Aside from discount vouchers and featured brand deals, users can also enjoy exclusive discounts from fashion brands such as:
                - Jeiky Jeans apparels up to 75% off
                - Shoe King footwears up to 66% off
                - Perfect On bags and Vivibag products up to 80%

Shopee Sale

Shopee 8.8 Fashion Sale

The Shopee 8.8 Fashion Sale is happening from July 23 to August 8. Shoppers can look forward to free shipping for selected stores, deals as low as ₱8, mix-and-match bundle deals, and ShopeePay fashion vouchers. Users can also enjoy exclusive offers from leading brands such as Silver Kingdom, Hanford, Maybelline, Primer Group, Penshoppe, and iTrends.

For more information about the Shopee 8.8 Fashion Sale, visit

Download the Shopee app for free on Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

About Shopee

Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. It was launched in 7 markets in 2015 to connect consumers, sellers, and businesses in the region.

Shopee offers an easy, secure, and engaging experience that is enjoyed by millions of people daily. It offers a wide product assortment, supported by integrated payments and logistics, as well as popular entertainment features tailored for each market. Shopee is also a key contributor to the region’s digital economy with a firm commitment to helping brands and entrepreneurs succeed in e-commerce.

Shopee is a part of Sea Limited (NYSE:SE), a leading global consumer internet company. In addition to Shopee, Sea’s other core businesses include its digital entertainment arm, Garena, and digital financial services arm, SeaMoney. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.


Professional Fighters Leaque

NEW YORK (July 28, 2020) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL) has named Loren Mack Vice President of Corporate Communications. Mack, with over 15 years of experience in media and sports, becomes the latest hire to join a growing list of top sports, media and entertainment executives for the first organization to present Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) through a Regular Season, Playoff and Championship format.

Mack, a New York native who will be working out of the PFL’s Las Vegas office, brings a wealth of experience in media and sports to this one-of-a-kind league. He will handle all levels of corporate communications within the PFL with added focus on continuing to develop the PFL brand and leveraging his extensive international background to further expand the league’s global reach.

Peter Murray, Chief Executive Officer of PFL, leads one of the top executive teams assembled in sports today, including Executive Producer and 16-time Emmy winner George Greenberg, President of Fighting Operations Ray Sefo, Executive Vice President of Business Affairs Jim Bramson and Chief Digital Officer Dan Ghosh-Roy.

“As the most innovative and fastest growing league in the world, the PFL continues to expand to a global scale,” Murray said. “Loren Mack brings a wealth of experience and drive to the league; we’re thrilled to have him join the team. He will play a pivotal role in continuing to build the brand in the United States and abroad through impactful storytelling.”

“With a world-class list of fighters, I look forward to contributing my abilities to an already remarkable group associated with the PFL,” Mack said. “Having been in this profession for over 15 years, I have never seen a bigger opportunity in MMA than with the PFL. They have re-imagined the way we consume live sports content by establishing an innovative format to crown season-long champions and I am looking forward to continuing to help develop the remarkable stories of the athlete roster.”

The PFL is available on ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes, along with 160 countries through international distribution partnerships. The PFL has quickly become the most innovative league with the use of SmartCage™ technology to deliver real-time fighter data and analytics, referred to as Cagenomics™

About Professional Fighters League

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) presents Mixed Martial Arts for the first time in the sport-season format where individual fighters control their own destiny, competing in a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship. PFL’s differentiated style and exciting fights sparked breakout growth for the league. PFL events are broadcast live in primetime on ESPN2 and ESPN+ in the United States and distributed to 160 additional countries around the world on premium sports networks.

Viewers are delivered next-gen stats never before seen in MMA through the PFL’s proprietary SmartCage™ and Cagenomics™ technology. PFL is backed by an investor group of sports, media, entertainment and business titans.

For more information on the most innovative and fastest growing league, please visit and follow PFL on Instagram (@PFLmma), Twitter (@ProFightLeague) and Facebook (/ProFightLeague).