Thursday, June 13, 2024

Shopback turns 10 alongside their biggest cashback giveaway ever

ShopBack, the leading online shopping and rewards platform in the Asia-Pacific and the Philippines, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this June with a series of exciting activities.

ShopBack Turns 10: Join the Celebration with Exclusive Deals and Cashback!

Founded in 2014, ShopBack is marking its 10th anniversary this 2024, marking a decade of regional success. Operating in over 12 countries, ShopBack serves more than 45 million users across three continents. In the Philippines alone, ShopBack boasts over 6.5 million users and partnerships with more than 900 merchants.

10 years of creating a rewarding experience for users

ShopBack’s vision is to be the most rewarding way to shop. By offering cashback on every transaction, users can enjoy significant savings, allowing them to shop even more.

Justine Victoria discovered ShopBack in 2022, initially creating an account while in Singapore and then another upon returning to the Philippines. "I was able to withdraw ₱500,000 and bought two Vespa motorcycles," she says.

MJ Aoki, another ShopBack user, utilizes the platform for travel bookings. "If you're going to make a purchase, you might as well get some money back," she says. MJ has accumulated over ₱58,000 in cashback from her transactions.

Justine Victoria discovered ShopBack in 2022
Justine Victoria

Kicking off the birthday with a money rain

ShopBack Philippines launched its 10th birthday celebration with a "cashback rain" activation on June 1. In partnership with Ayala Malls Manila Bay, users experienced over ₱50,000 worth of cashback literally raining down on them. Hundreds of mall-goers were rewarded with cashback, which was eventually credited to their accounts.

Kicking off the birthday with a money rain

Month long deals and prizes

ShopBack’s 10th Birthday campaign runs throughout the entire month, beginning with the 6.6 Mid-Year Sale and leading up to the main birthday celebration from June 14-22. During this period, each category—travel, fashion, food, and marketplaces—will feature special highlight deals.

The top prize for users is a chance to win 24K gold, simply by making three transactions across three different categories. Additionally, a month-long rewards page will feature exclusive vouchers and challenges, enabling users to earn instant cashback through easy actions.

Some of the top deals include:

  • Exclusive voucher drops from Lazada
  • Nike: Up to 10% cashback for both 6.6 and Birthday
  • Zalora: Up to 20% cashback during the Birthday, also during their Big Fashion Sale
  • Klook: Up to 14% cashback for both 6.6 and Birthday
  • Puma: 25%-30% cashback - for both 6.6 and Birthday

Join the Celebration with Exclusive Deals and Cashback!

Exciting Partner Deals

Several partner brands are also on board to give exciting perks to ShopBack users.

  • KFC: giving away thousands of meal vouchers plus two winners of one year supply of free chicken!
  • Ayala Malls Manila Bay: official mall partner with activations all throughout June
  • Havaianas: Free Havaianas for first 50 ShopBack users on June 15 in their BGC branch
  • SEAOIL: PHP20K free gas vouchers for ShopBack users with an offline giveaway on June 14 in their C5 branch
  • INSPI: 10th Anniversary special design collab available on their online store

Timothy Tuason, Commercial Director for PH says: "This campaign is our way of thanking our loyal users for their years of support. We've worked hard to secure the best deals, making this birthday celebration truly rewarding for them. We hope they are excited!"


Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Miles Ocampo Topbills TV5's "Padyak Princess"



TV5’s Noontime Princess Miles Ocampo is venturing into bigger and more challenging projects this year as she stars in her own TV series Padyak Princess, set to premiere on TV5 this Monday, June 10.

Miles takes on the role of Princess, a charming and determined young woman who dreams of someday reviving her family’s reputation and her barangay’s golden days. To make ends meet for her family, Princess must step up as the breadwinner. As Princess’ story unfolds, she faces life's challenges with courage, determination, and a dash of humor.

As Miles - the former child star turned award-winning actress - is known for her remarkable versatility, Padyak Princess promises to deliver an entertaining story filled with heartwarming moments, inspiring triumphs, and unforgettable characters that will delight noontime viewers.

Joining this exciting new series is an ensemble cast led by Ara Mina, Ces Quesada, Christian Vasquez, Cris Villanueva, Yayo Aguila, Gillian Vicencio, Jameson Blake, Jem Manicad, Joao Constancia, Karissa Toliongco, Kira Balinger, David Remo, and Miel Espinoza.

Catch Miles Ocampo as TV5’s Padyak Princess, airing Mondays to Fridays at 11:15am beginning June 10, 2024 with same day catch-up on BuKo at 7:30pm. For more information and updates, follow TV5 across all social media channels or visit their website at www.tv5.com.ph

L' Art De Sheree pasabog talaga



Super nag-enjoy ang mga nanonood sa L' Art De Sheree last May 24, 2024. Aliw na aliw ang mga tao sa mga pasabog na performance ni Sheree and ng mga surprise celebrity guests ng Former Viva Hot Babe na si Sheree.




Super supportive din ang mga celebrity friends ni Sheree tulad nina Ara Mina, Marissa Sanchez, Regine Tolentino and Patricia Javier na present sa nasabing concert.










Sumayaw, Kumanta at Nag Pole Dance ang Former Viva Hot Babe na si Sheree. Nagcover ito ng mga iba't ibang kanta at siyempre nag-perform din siya ng unreleased single niya na super ganda and nakaka-enjoy pakinggan.

Masasabi kong buwis buhay talaga ang mga performance ni Sheree dito sa " L' Art De Sheree " kasi talagang bigay todo siya dito at ibang iba side ni Sheree ang pinakita niya sa aydience dito.

Nakaka-excite na mapanood muli si Sheree sa next concert niya kasi ano nanaman kayang pasabog ang gagawin nito para

mapantayan o mahigitan pa ang mga nagawa niya sa L' Art De Sheree.


Mapapanood ang ilang sa mga pasabog na eksena ni Sheree sa Facebook Page namin - www.facebook.com/ShowbizzGanapTV


Wednesday, June 5, 2024

mWell Unboxes the Future of Health and Wellness with New Mind Health Feature, fully-loaded Smart Watches and Rings!




mWell, the digital healthcare arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), unveiled a roster of innovative offerings in an impressive digital showcase.

The event dubbed “mWell Unboxed” marked the newest milestone in mWell’s history as it goes beyond telemedicine and strengthens its commitment to holistic health. The gathering witnessed the launch of the Mind Health Score feature, new generation mWell Watches, which are fully loaded with health features at a budget-friendly price, and the light yet powerful mWell Rings.

Hosted by Iza Calzado and Markki Stroem, mWell Unboxed transported guests to the mWell multiverse, which showcased a full line-up of features and products, milestones, and inspiring testimonials. The highlight of the event was the appearance of mWell ambassadors, who included top names in entertainment, government, lifestyle, sports, and foreign affairs.

mWell Chairman and MPIC Chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan says, "mWell's mission is to demolish the barriers preventing our countrymen in remote areas from receiving quality healthcare. Our platform is sustainable, future-proof, and fully integrated—allowing us to bring healthcare closer to all Filipinos."

“Unboxing our latest features and products is a testament to how we are able to fulfill our purpose: to make health and wellness accessible, available, affordable to anyone, anytime, anywhere. With help from our community, government, technology, and enterprise partners, we will deliver innovative healthcare solutions that will usher in the future of health and wellness. Because we believe that healthy people enable a healthy economy, a healthy planet and a healthy tomorrow for our children” said mWell CEO and President and MPIC Chief Finance, Risk, and Sustainability Officer Chaye Cabal- Revilla.

mWell Mind Health Score for a Healthier Mind

Recognizing that good health means increased productivity and business success, mWell offers complete wellness solutions, especially for members of the workforce. However, beyond physical health, mental well-being plays a crucial role in overall performance and happiness. Through mWell's Mind Health Score feature, app users now have a digital ally for a healthier mind.

The Mind Health Score is a personal compass for a self-guided journey towards enhancing emotional, social, and cognitive well-being. It provides insights into one’s state of mind, helps boost self-awareness, fosters empowerment, hope and positivity through evidence-based techniques.

Using this latest feature, mWell app users will learn more about ways to relax, reduce stress, and improve overall emotional balance. Prompts will guide them as they practice thankfulness to regulate stress and mood difficulties. This feature is helpful in evaluating thoughts, emotions, decisions, and goals with full awareness and understanding of triggers to help reduce distress.

The Mind Health Score also features a playlist with guided meditations for stress relief, relaxation, and better sleep. It provides tools for app users to track their progress as they build resilience and emotional well-being.

mWell Watch: Fully loaded with health features

Democratizing health and wellness, mWell introduced the new generation mWell watches. Each one is packed with features that let users track workouts, other physical activities, and overall wellness—at an affordable price! This includes over 100 exercise modes, heart rate, and blood oxygen. Paired with the mWell app, it allows app users to view daily mWellness Score based on exercise, light activity, sedentary time, and step count. Doing so helps lessen the risk of chronic disease. The mWell watch helps keep the family healthy as if offers a range of designs for playful kids, busy moms, and active dads.

mWell Ring: Powerful smart rings to track sleep

Paired with the mWell app, the mWell sleek and stylish mWell Ring is designed to help monitor important health metrics, including Heart Rate, Heart Rate Variability, Resting Heart Rate, and Average Oxygen Saturation. More importantly, the mWell Ring unlocks insights into the quantity and quality of sleep every single night.

A good night’s sleep restores the body, improves brain performance, helps heart health, supports weight management, keeps the immune system strong, and helps slow down signs of aging. Knowing your sleep count and quality helps you be more mindful of your sleep habits. Using the mWell Ring paired with the mWell app, one will be able to view Total sleep report, Light sleep, Deep sleep, Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep -- all in one tracker. It is built with Titanium and comes with a 7-day battery life. It is designed to make it easier to say “I do” to holistic health.

Since its relaunch in October 2022, mWell has provided access to online doctor consultation to residents of remote islands, Indigenous Peoples Communities, and even Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) through its fully integrated digital ecosystem. Its wide range of wellness features, including fitness and nutrition programs, have been instrumental in fostering a healthy and active lifestyle among millions of app users, including daily wage earners and employees from various corporations. For preventive healthcare for improved productivity, the app offers fitness and nutrition programs and the mWellness Score, which monitors physical activity for long-term health.

Monday, June 3, 2024

LG OLED TVs Illuminate Artistic Legacy at National Museum of Fine Arts Celebrating 140 Years of Spoliarium: Juan Luna's Masterpiece and National Treasure

 


LG Philippines Managing Director, Mr. Nakhyun Seong and the National Museum of the Philippines Director-General Jeremy Barns, CESO III stand proudly at the National Museum of Fine Arts with Juan Luna’s Spoliarium as the backdrop. Experience art in a new light with the 2024 LG OLED AI evo TVs, featured beside the masterpiece.

 

Manila, Philippines - May 27, 2024 - LG Electronics, a global leader in technology and innovation, proudly announces its partnership with the National Museum of the Philippines, furthering its commitment to supporting cultural heritage and promoting the arts. The announcement was made during a special event held at the National Museum of Fine Arts, where Mr. Nakhyun Seong, Managing Director of LG Philippines, expressed LG's pride in being part of significant celebrations aligned with the Philippines' rich cultural heritage. 

 

"At LG, supporting the arts and culture is an integral part of what we do," said Mr. Seong. "We are honored to collaborate with the National Museum of Fine Arts for the 140th anniversary of the masterpiece 'Spoliarium' by Juan Luna. Through our donation this National Heritage Month, we hope that more people will be able to enjoy the enhanced interactive experience and offer visitors a deeper understanding and appreciation of Luna’s significant work and its historical context."

 

LG's commitment to the National Museum extends beyond this donation, as highlighted by Mr. Seong: "The installation of LG OLED AI TVs illuminates the artistic legacy of the National Museum of Fine Arts. The partnership between LG and the museum signifies a synergy between cutting-edge technology and timeless artistry. LG is committed to the National Museum of the Philippines and its causes in the arts, aiming to foster greater appreciation and accessibility to cultural heritage."

 

During the event, Director-General Jeremy Barns of the National Museum also addressed the audience, acknowledging the importance of modernizing cultural institutions for today's generation: "It's a challenge for the National Museum today to make museums accessible to the modern generation. The addition of LG OLED AI TVs will greatly enhance our ability to engage visitors and provide them with enriching experiences."

 

(From L-R) LG Philippines Product Director for Home Entertainment, Mr. Yongwoo Park; LG Philippines Managing Director Mr. Nakhyun Seong; National Museum of the Philippines Director-General Jeremy Barns, CESO III; Deputy Director-General for Administration Atty. Ma. Rosenne Flores-Avila and National Museum Deputy Director-General for Museums; Jorell M. Legaspi at the official turnover of the World’s Best LG OLED TVs at the Old Senate Session Hall of the National Museum of Fine Arts. 

 

Mr. Yongwoo Park, LG Product Director for Home Entertainment, provided insights into LG's latest advancements in home entertainment during the event. "It’s a privilege for our TVs to be an integral part of your lives," said Mr. Park. "Our Home Entertainment vision - 'Sync to You, Open to All' - is guiding how our TVs are becoming windows onto different experiences. With your partnership, we’re continuing our OLED leadership, now in our 11th year. It is our commitment to continue to break new grounds, to push the boundaries of entertainment."

 

(From L-R) Drew Arellano, Bianca Yao, LG Philippines Product Director for Home Entertainment, Mr. Yongwoo Park, Gretchen Ho, and Mikee Reyes

 

Angelica Dumlao, Product Manager for TV, detailed the features of the LG OLED AI TV 2024 lineup, emphasizing the role of AI technology in enhancing the viewing experience. "The Alpha11 AI Processor offers four times the performance of its predecessor, allowing LG OLED AI TVs to recognize users and personalize experiences according to their preferences. The event also showcased LG's QNED TVs, known for their vibrant colors and exceptional brightness, as well as LG Soundbars essential for elevating the surround sound experience.”

 

(From L-R) National Museum Deputy Director-General for Museums; Jorell M. Legaspi; Deputy Director-General for Administration Atty. Ma. Rosenne Flores-Avila; National Museum of the Philippines Director-General Jeremy Barns, CESO III; Sportscaster Mikee Reyes; Gamer Bianca Yao; Host Gretchen Ho; LG Philippines Managing Director Mr. Nakhyun Seong; LG Philippines Product Director for Home Entertainment, Mr. Yongwoo Park; LG Philippines Product Manager for TV Angelica Dumlao; TV Personality  Drew Arellano 

 

LG enthusiasts and avid users also shared their experiences with LG OLED AI TVs. TV host and cinephile Gretchen Ho expressed her admiration for the LG OLED AI B4: "As a cinephile, having LG OLED AI B4 is like having a cinema experience right in your home. Whenever I see my documentaries and movies on the screen, the colors are so vibrant and the details are so clear, it feels like I’m still immersed in my travels. And it’s not just about the movies – even regular TV shows and streaming content look amazing. The deep blacks and vibrant colors really make everything pop. LG OLED AI B4 truly brings out the best in every film and video, making it perfect for both movie nights and everyday viewing.”

 

Ms. Gretchen Ho with the LG OLED AI B4

 

Drew Arellano, a devoted family man and renowned TV personality, offered heartfelt insights into LG OLED AI TVs, reflecting on their transformative impact on his family's entertainment. "For me, as a family man, LG OLED AI TVs are more than just cutting-edge technology; they're a gateway to unforgettable moments shared with loved ones. Drew marveled at LG's technology, expressing admiration for features like Al Picture Pro, which imbues every frame with authentic realism. With Al Sound Pro, every detail of the soundscape resonates with lifelike clarity, creating an immersive audio experience. OLED G4, powered by the new Alpha11 AI Processor, provides you with the ultimate home theater viewing experience. Combined with Brightness Booster Max, peak highlights reach a new high, which is 150% brighter than conventional OLEDs.”

 

Mr. Drew Arellano with the LG OLED AI G4

 

Bianca Yao, aka Biancake, an avid gamer, shared her enthusiasm for LG OLED AI TVs, particularly the LG OLED AI C4, which she described as a game-changer for gaming enthusiasts. "For us gamers, OLED is the number one TV in gaming. The LG OLED AI C4’s gaming capabilities really set it apart. The low input lag and fast response time ensure a seamless gaming experience, making it a favorite among gamers like myself. It gives me next-level gaming experience with ultimate speed, and real-time response for an easy way to win”. Bianca underscored the advanced features of LG OLED evo AI G4 and C4, noting their support for 4K 144Hz and NVIDIA G-SYNC, which elevate the gaming experience to new heights. 

 

Ms. Bianca Yao, aka Biancake, with the LG OLED AI C4

 

Sportscaster Mikee Reyes highlighted the LG QNED AI TV's exceptional features, stating, "My next-level screen delivers vibrant colors and detailed picture quality from any angle." He mentioned how the TV's vibrant colors and detailed picture quality enhance the viewing experience, especially for sports enthusiasts like himself. With its enhanced contrast and brightness, comparing it to a thrilling game day experience at home. He also appreciated the convenience of the Sports Alert feature and its Quantum Dot and NanoCell technologies for delivering rich colors and advanced motion handling, ensuring clearer and smoother viewing of fast-paced sports. Lastly, he lauded the TV's sleek design, noting its slim profile and compatibility with ultra-big screens, such as the new 98” QNED, which offers an expansive viewing experience ideal for a home theater setup.

 

Mr. Mikee Reyes with the LG QNED AI 

 

In closing, Ms. Mayan Salapantan, LG Philippines Head of Corporate Marketing, emphasized LG's commitment to integrating advanced technology with timeless art to enhance cultural experiences. She expressed pride in supporting initiatives that bring people together, spark creativity, and promote education, aligning with LG's brand promise of “Life’s Good” and brand mission of creating a better life for all through smart life solutions.

 

Life's about more than having the latest technology, rather, it's about the experiences technology creates that impact our lives. LG Electronics Philippines delivers consumer electronics through top-of-the-line home entertainment appliances that prepare Filipinos for their greatest moments. LG promises to bring "Innovation for a Better Life" nationwide - from Luzon, to Visayas, and Mindanao. LG OLED AI products are available via lg.com/ph and through its flagship stores in Lazada and Shopee. For more information, visit and follow their social media channels on FacebookInstagram,Tiktok and Youtube (@lgphilippines).