Saturday, November 18, 2017

Globe LIVE and 9Works Theatrical brings back the musical A Christmas Carol this Holiday Season

A Christmas Carol is back on stage this holiday season.  Photo: Jaypee Maristaza

The “spirits” of the season are brought to life once again as Globe LIVE and 9Works Theatricals brings Menken & Ahrenn’s A Christmas Carol back on stage for this holiday season. After its successful 2016 run, the whole family can once again create new traditions by reliving the Charles Dickens classic through impeccable production and classic music. 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Ayala Land, Inc. Ushers in the Christmas Season with Vertis Northern Lights

Lighting up the first-ever Vertis Northern Lights were from left, Maan Paraz, General Manager of Ayala Malls Vertis North and Trinoma; Jay Teodoro, Estate Head for Vertis North; Rudy Palma, Brgy. Captain of Brgy. Bagong Pag-asa; Cathy Bengzon, Head of Corporate Brand, Ayala Land Inc.

Filipinos living in the northern part of Metro Manila is about to witness a magnificent Christmas spectacle as Ayala Land Inc., in the spirit of gratitude, brings its highly acclaimed lights and sounds show to Quezon City this year.

GCash #GDay Offers Christmas Cashbacks at TriNoma Greenlight Sale, November 18 - 19

GCash, the Philippine mobile money wallet provider, offers an early Christmas treat of up to P500 cashback to its loyal customers who will use the GCash App to pay for their purchases on #GDay at Trinoma Greenlight Sale from November 18 to 19, 2017. 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

ASEAN Music Festival Offers Regional Solidarity via Free Concert

Get ready for an exciting showcase of music diversity and regional excellence as the 2017 ASEAN National Organizing Council sets the stage for the ASEAN Music Festival 2017.

Martin Nguyen Captures ONE Championship Lightweight Crown from Eduard Folayang in Second Round Knockout, Reigns in Two Divisions

Perfect timing. Nguyen's famous overhand right connects, knocking the lights out of Folayang.

The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), had another memorable and historic evening in Manila as the capacity crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena witnessed an amazing display of heart-pounding martial arts action. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The 27th Soirée Beaujolais in Manila Celebrates Philippine-French Relations

Officers of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Philippines (CCI France Philippines) announces its 27th year of celebrating Soirée Beaujolais in Manila.  From left, Isabelle Nilo President, Bernard Flour Vice President, and Vanessa Hans Managing Director of CCI France Philippines.

Le beaujolais est arrivé!

Every third Thursday of November, a grand tradition is celebrated simultaneously around the world; the welcoming of a French wine harvest... the Beaujolais Nouveau.

ONE Championship Legends of the World: Folayang and Nguyen Expected to Fight Beyond Friendship

On stage at the ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD Official Kick-Off Press Conference held on November 7, 2017 at the Grand Ballroom of City of Dreams, Manila were from left, Eduard Folayang, Geoff Andres Property President of City of Dreams Manila, Rich Franklin Vice-President of ONE Championship, and Martin Nguyen. 

As athletes, we tend to befriend our foes.  It is a fact that Filipinos are naturally friendly, and it is easy for us to warm up with our opponents outside the battle zone, whether it be a playing court, a pitch, ring, or a cage.  It is inevitable that top athletes, specially champions, will end up facing each other.  

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Miss Philippines Karen Ibasco Nails Q&A, Wins Miss Earth 2017 Crown

Winners of Miss Earth 2017, from left, Miss Earth Air is Miss Australia Nina Robertson, Miss Earth Fire is Miss Russia Lada Amikova,  Miss Earth 2017 title holder is Miss Philippines Karen Ibasco, and Miss Earth Water is Miss Colombia Juliana Franco. Photo by: Monch "Monchster" Henares.

The grand coronation night of Miss Earth 2107 was a spectacular show of great staging with mesmerizing beauties parading not only their physical beauties, but their confidence and wit as well.

Friday, November 3, 2017

5th Anilao Underwater Shootout Festival Gather Divers Around the World, Showcasing the Philippines as Top UW Macro Photography Destination

Discover the country’s rich marine ecosystem as the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) spear-headed by the Office of Product and Market Development - Dive Group, hold the 5th Anilao Underwater (UW) Photo Competition Festival in Anilao, Mabini, Batangas on November 28 up to December 2, 2017.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Miss Earth 2017 Darling of the Press and Best in National Costume Asia-Oceana is Miss Philippines, Miss Thailand Close Second, Plus Photos of All Winners

Miss Earth 2017 Best in Costume - Asia and Oceana, from left, Bronze - Miss Japan Yasuyo Saito, Gold - Miss Philippines Karen Ibasco wearing a Louis Pangilinan creation, Silver - Miss Thailand Paweensuda Drouin, during the National Costume Competition on October 30, 2017 at the Century Park Hotel in Manila.

October 30, 2017 is a lucky day for Miss Earth Philippines 2017, Karen Ibasco, who clinched two coveted awards at the Miss Earth 2017 Preliminaries, winning gold in both Darling of the Press and Best in National Costume - Asia and Oceana wearing a Louis Pangilinan creation. Coming in close second winning silver for the same categories is Miss Thailand, Paweensuda Drouin.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Spectacular Adventure On Stage

Fantasmagorical! Yes, that is a word.  An apt description of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, now fabulously gracing the stage of Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila (RWM).

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The New Globe At Home App, a Significant Tool in Managing Prepaid Home Wifi

Martha Sazon, Senior Vice President of Globe At Home being interviewd by Monchster Chronicles at the recent unveiling of the Globe Prepaid Home Wifi.

The launch of the Globe Prepaid Home WIFI earlier this year gave Filipinos a more affordable option to get an internet connection. Easy to install and with 50% stronger WIFI coverage versus myfi, it has become a great alternative to those who don’t want to commit to a fixed monthly rate so they can better control their budget.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Future is Here with GCash Scan To Pay at Ayala Malls

On stage at the GCash Mobile App Scan To Pay launch held on October 25, 2017 at the Glorietta, Ayala Mall in Makati, were (l-r) Alibaba Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma (center, left) joins GCat, the GCash Mascot as it shows a sample of the QR code that is set to change the landscape of payments in the country. Together with him are (from L-R):  Mynt President and CEO Anthony Thomas, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, Ant Financial Services Group CEO Eric Jing, Ayala Corporation President and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala, Ayala Land President and CEO Bobby Dy, and Ant Financial SVP and Head of International Operations Douglas Feagin.

Globe Telecom, in partnership with Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation, recently re-launched GCash, with its new scan to pay feature of the GCash Mobile App, which aims to speed up the country’s digitization, and make the lives of Filipinos easier. This partnership is a trailblazer in making more people live in a cashless society, and enjoy a game-changing lifestyle.

Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair Promotes Filipino Artisans Ripe for Global Market

Filipino artisans come together at Sikat Pinoy, one of the biggest arts and crafts fairs in the Philippines.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) opened its doors to the Sikat Pinoy National Arts & Crafts Fair with the aim to provide marketing assistance to Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME's) engaged in the creative industries all over the Philippines.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Miss Australia Clinches Gold in the Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Group 1

Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Winners Group 1, (l-r) Bronze - Miss Ecuador Lesie Giler Sanchez, Gold - Miss Australia Nina Robertson, and Silver - Miss Venezuela Ninoska Vasquez. 
All Images by: Monch Henares.

A bevy of international beauties romped off in their favorite swimsuits during the Miss Earth 2017 Swimsuit Competition Group 1, held on October 21, 2017 at The City of Dreams in Pasay City.