Westlife’s Shane Filan to Sing Along with the Davaoenos, Live on Sept 16

“Everyone is going to be singing along to these songs” – Shane Filan 

“…my set list is going to be so strong because the songs are so famous everyone will know every single word. It’s nice to look forward to tour knowing the crowd are really going to love it…everyone is going to be singing along to these songs” – Shane Filan

With his version of “Beautiful in White” as South East Asia’s most requested wedding song and his third solo album, Love Always, as a huge hit all over Asia, securing the number one spot in the Philippines and Indonesia, Shane Filan is thrilled to perform live for his Filipino fans this September 15 in Manila and on the 16th in Davao city.

SHANE FILAN LIVE IN DAVAO, SEPTEMBER 16

Featuring Westlife’s greatest hits “Swear It Again”, “If I Let You Go”, “My Love” and “You Raised Me Up”, along with his solo hits like “Heaven”, “What About Now” and “About You”,  and more, Filan expects the Davaoeno crowd to sing along the lyrics with him on Sunday, September 16th, 8:00 pm at the SMX Convention Center-Davao of SM Lanang Premier.

Tickets now on-sale at the Following Ticket Outlet
1. Upper Level of SM Lanang Premier Atrium (Near the entrance of SM Supermarket)
2. Cafe Demitasse (F. Torres St.)
3. Union Market at Azuela Cove.
4. Wiltelcom at SM City Davao (2nd Level, Annex Bldng).
5. Wiltelcom at Gaisano Mall Davao (3rd Level)
6. The Gentleman’s Lounge, Loyola Street Bo. Obrero or
7. SMTicket.com or call (02) 470-2222.

For Ticket Info
0922 6950284 or 0956 7267671

Shane Filan will be joined by two of the best OPM artists today, Mr. Jed Madela and Ms. Morisette Amon.

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“There’s nothing that make me happier than singing and being on stage” he says, “it’s something I am very proud of and it’s what I want to be doing for the rest of my life.”

SHANE FILAN AND WESTLIFE
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Westlife, one of pop’s biggest ever bands. Before the split up in 2012, garnered 44 million sales and fourteen chart-topping singles. Most of the lines of these award winning songs were sang by Shane Filan. As what one of the comments on one of his latest music videos in Youtube says, “This man kept Westlife memories and music alive… just hearing his voice reminds me of Westlife days…”

The Davaoeno fans are so thrilled for Filan’s first concert in Mindanao. Two unforgettable memories to collect this September 16. First, to finally meet the man behind that familiar voice from a boyband whose songs are eternally admired. Second, is to be part again of that moment when you sing along with your friends that latest Westlife hit like you did back in highschool. This time, with Westlife’s lead singer Shane Filan, live.


 

These Vivo features make you feel you are using an Outdated Smartphone

Innovations which have definitely made VIVO second to none in terms of smartphone innovations.

When you have been following every smartphone that Vivo has released for the past years, you definitely appreciate how innovative an added feature is in every newly launched handset. Disruptive, world’s first, pioneer, industry-leading – these are just some of the way tech savvy “netizens” react on every surprise Vivo sprinkles to its latest smartphone.

From external designs to unique user experience, here are hallmarks that Vivo has thoughtfully made that every smartphone user deserves.

Pop-out camera

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Vivo NEX: The selfie camera only comes out when the user needs it.

Vivo wowed the world early 2018 with the release of its concept smartphone APEX that achieves a nearly 98% screen-to-body ratio. APEX features an 8-MP Elevating Front Camera that seamlessly rises in 0.8 seconds when it is required, then retracts after use. This technology was made commercially available when Vivo NEX was released in June 2018.

Screen SoundCasting Technology

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Vivo APEX: Packed with world’s first specs like the Screen SoundCasting Technology.

The Screen SoundCasting Technology was first introduced in APEX. It was then launched for commercial release in the Vivo NEX. It replaces the traditional earpiece speaker by turning the screen into a speaker. It achieves this by sending vibrations through the screen with the exciter unit. This allows Vivo to reduce the top bezel and to enhances sound quality with more powerful bass, and softer, smoother treble.

Time Of Flight 3D Sensing Technology

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The TOF 3D technology: Vivo at the MWC Shanghai 2018.

Vivo revealed its Time of Flight (TOF) 3D Sensing Technology at MWC Shanghai 2018. It promises a paradigm shift in imaging, AR, and human-machine interaction to elevate consumer lifestyles with new levels of immersion and smart capability. This pioneering TOF 3D Sensing Technology detects the time it takes an emitted pulse light to return to the sensor to accurately map objects at up to three meters in front of it.

In-display fingerprint scanner

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Vivo’s In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology: It replaces the rear fingerprint sensor with the latest under-display scanner

Vivo is also a pioneer in developing ultramodern yet convenient unlocking methods. Vivo has recently revealed that it has advanced the fingerprint scanning method by making the technology available on a screen. It debuted the first ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning solution at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in Las Vegas last January.

Vivo in June 2018 introduced in the Philippines the Vivo X21 with the pioneering In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. It replaces the rear fingerprint sensor with the latest under-display scanner.

Bezel-less screens

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The Vivo NEX features an industry-leading 91.24% screen-to-body ratio.

Vivo is also a leader in enhancing every patron’s screen display experience. At the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain last February, Vivo revealed a concept phone called the APEX™ FullView™. It features a typical 5.99-inch screen, but its screen-to-body ratio nearly reaches 100%.

The V9, meanwhile, boasts of a 90% screen-to-body ratio with its 6.3-inch FullView™ Display.

Vivo X21, on the other hand, has a 6.28-inch 19:9 FHD+ FullView™ Display. It has a super slim notch and a 1.66mm side bezels to achieve a 90.3% screen-to-body ratio to provide a wider viewing experience compared to other similar-sized phones.

Despite these impressive specs, Vivo is not yet done. The newest Vivo NE has an Ultra FullView™ Display with a 91.24% screen-to-body ratio, achieved by introducing industry-first features like the Elevating Front Camera and the Screen SoundCasting Technology.

High-Fidelity music

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High Fidelity-ready Vivo smartphone models: Brings music to life.

One of the first innovations of Vivo was its decision to put a dedicated Hi-Fi quality audio chip in its smartphone, making it the first brand that gave proper attention to its handsets’ sound quality. Vivo introduced its Hi-Fi Quality Audio Chip in X1 in 2012.

It continued this legacy in their succeeding flagship models. The Vivo X21 is equipped with the AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chipset enhanced with Deep Field technology. This was developed by Vivo to provide panoramic surround, mega bass, clear voice effects, and various environmental audio effects to allow users to customize their audio experience.

The Hi-Fi audio quality of Vivo X21 provides close-to-reality that can instantly upgrade the two-channel music to 360-degree full surround sound or continuously push the natural bass into the ears to bring the clearest and brightest vocals.

Over 20-MP front cameras

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Vivo V7+ so real selfie: Reel and real couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla take a selfie using the Vivo V7+.

Vivo has been dedicated to understanding its patrons and understood fully well the world’s obsession with selfies. It revolutionized the selfie game when it came out with a 20-megapixel dual front camera in V5 Plus. It is the first smartphone brand to do so, leaving the others working hard to catch up.

It was then followed up by the 24-MP front camera in V7 and V7+. In fact, Vivo V7+ was hailed as the best selfie phone in 2017 by many tech blogs and sites. The next model with 24-MP AI-powered selfie camera of the V9, proving that Vivo never stops pushing the limits in perfecting the features that matter most to its patrons.

These features have definitely made Vivo second to none in terms of smartphone innovations. Vivo does not just simply update what your handset can do. Vivo creates another capability your smartphone can perform in every experience an owner imagines. What could be the next? We do not know yet. What we know is, Vivo thinks generations ahead, leading the future of the smartphone industry.

About Vivo
A global smartphone brand focused on introducing perfect sound quality and ultimate photography with cutting-edge technology, Vivo develops innovative and stylish products for young people. We now have over two hundred million users and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™, Vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle. In the Philippines, Vivo is the top 3 smartphone brand in terms of market share with 1.5 million users nationwide.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at vivoglobal.ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/vivophil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivo_philippines/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

Morissette: It would be special if I shared the stage with Darren in Davao

“I love Darren because he is my good friend. It would be special if I shared the stage with him.” says Morissette.

After the successful string of “Morissette Is Made” concerts in Luzon, Cebu and even Dubai, UAE, Morissette Amon is excited to whistle her vocal prowess in Davao City. The Asia’s Phoenix personally requested for Darren Espanto as her special guest.

“As always, we promise to give the best live experience we can for our audience. I am very excited to be bringing MADE in Davao, plus our collaboration with special guest Darren Espanto is definitely something to look forward to!” … “I love Darren because he is my good friend. It would be special if I shared the stage with him.” says Morissette.

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The “Morissette Is Made” in Davao concert is undoubtedly a not-to-miss live performance since it features two of the most powerful voices of the Philippine’s pop music industry. This is on September 2, 8 PM at the SMX Convention Center. This is also a homecoming of sorts for the Cebuana artist because her father Mr. Amon, is originally from Davao.

What is your favorite line from your recent favorite Visayan song? Why?

“My current favorite Visayan song, which I’ve been singing in the concert, is ‘Puhon’ originally by Kurt Fick. I fell in love with it because it’s such a relatable good vibes song. The whole song is about being patient for love, and I’m always inspired singing the lines “Ang gugma nga pang- now or never will be over too fast.. Mao nang ako, I’d rather wait for kanang the kind of love that will last.” And that’s true!”

-Morissette, who will also be one of the awardees of the prestigious PeopleAsia magazine for its upcoming “Women of Style and Substance” issue.

“Morissette is the next big thing in the music industry. She is preparing for her international stardom as she collaborated with Michael Bolton and Jessie J soon,” says young concert producer Glenn Aldueza of Aldueza Entertainment Productions (AEP).

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Morissette at the sold-out MADE concert in Dubai. Photo from Wish 107.5 Facebook Page

In Cebu, she mesmerized the audience with her cover of a Regine Velasquez original “Pangarap Ko Ay Ibigin Ka,” replete with a whistle. How about in Davao, in which song shall we hear the Asia’s Phoenix’ world-class whistle?

“Morissette Is Made” is produced by AEP and sponsored by SMDC and Frontrow.

Tickets are available at SM Lanang 2nd floor or SM Tickets nationwide. Ticket prices are pegged at P3,710 (VIP); P2,650 (Gold); P1,590 (Silver); and P530 (General Admission). Call 0936 300 0243 for more details.

Vivo’s All-New Screen Design : Another “World’s First” or maybe an “Out of this World”?

Have you seen Vivo’s latest social media posts?

“The galaxies coalesced. Prepare for something greater.  #GoBeyond” Vivo captioned its latest video posted in their social media pages. It was an intriguing video of the moon with its shape emphasized by a curved line. This garnered massive comments from the smartphone brand’s followers since August 20. Could this be a hint of the look of the next flagship smartphone?

Global smartphone brand Vivo has been known for its high-technology innovations that have wowed the world several times over. But it has also been a pioneer of various consumer-centric smartphone designs. As the mysterious video posted teases somewhat about the screen of what could be a latest Vivo smartphone, here is a quick reminiscence of the screen features of its recent smartphone releases:

In 2017, Vivo released the V7+, which has a 5.99-inch All-Screen Display that offers a wider visual experience without compromising a comfortable grip. This gives those who are on-the-go a chance to enjoy a bigger screen for gaming, reading, or watching videos.

In 2018, Vivo proceeded the V7+ with the release of the V9. It was their first flagship smartphone for the year with the notch. It has the new 19:9 FullView™ Display that has a massive 90% screen-to-body ratio that gives users a wider look into the digital world. The Vivo V9 may be as compact as the 5.5-inch phone, but it was able to attain a 6.3-inch screen.

Halfway through the year, Vivo released the Vivo X21, its first X-series smartphone in the Philippines. It still has a the iconic 19:9 FullView™ Display. But it has a bigger screen-to-body ratio of 90.3% to provide a more impactful visual experience for gamers and video hoarders.

June 2018, Vivo was able to get closer to its target when the Vivo NEX was released in selected markets. The NEX introduces the Ultra FullView™ Display experience with a whopping 91.24% screen-to-body ratio. Vivo was able to achieve this by pioneering the 8-megapixel Elevating Front Camera that hides in the body when not in use. It also introduces the Screen Sound Casting Technology that replaces the traditional earpiece speaker entirely and cutting the bezel size.

With these releases, Vivo has proven that the window to the digital world has no limits. What barriers will the brand break next? What could this new feature be then, another “world’s first” or maybe a disruptive “out of this world? Intriguing.

 About Vivo

A global smartphone brand focused on introducing perfect sound quality and ultimate photography with cutting-edge technology, Vivo develops innovative and stylish products for young people. We now have over two hundred million users and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™, Vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle.  In the Philippines, Vivo is the top 3 smartphone brand in terms of market share with 1.5 million users nationwide.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at vivoglobal.ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/vivophil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivo_philippines/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

 

Everything You Want to Know about the National Camella Day 2018, Davao

Starts with a grand motorcade and ends with the BoybandPH concert. ALL FOR FREE.

With more than 400,000 homes built in 40 years, Camella indeed has built a nation. More than just the pride to be tagged as the largest homebuilder in the Philippine real estate industry, the National Camella Day 2018 is more of celebrating the stronger sense of community Camella has built for the past 4 decades – the builders, the sellers, the property owners and the future “Taga-Camella”.

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National Camella Day 2018 event locations.

The celebration stretches throughout August: 5th of August in Pampanga, on the 12th in Davao and on the 18th and 25th in IloIlo and Cavite respectively.

DAVAO LEG : August 12, 2018

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Exciting performances await Davaoenos at the Lanang Business Park, Davao City.

In a nutshell, the National Camella Day in Davao starts with a grand motorcade around the Durian city. Program continues with family-entertaining performances and meeting “Esang”. Then, wraps this years celebration with a concert of the BoybandPH.

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Celebrate the National Camella Day, Davao with us!
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See you there!

Working hard for another home or condo to own? Or Inspired to save for your first ever space to call home? Well we all know the estate firm to trust for that. The more timely question to ask this time is “What is then a better way to spend Sunday with the people you are living-in with love, than all those activities CAMELLA has prepared for you, ALL FOR FREE?!” Just be there and celebrate the vibe of Davaoeno Camella community – #TagaCamellaAko.

Vivo X21 : Incomparable at the SM Cyberzone Mobile Fest 2018

More than just its sleek design, Vivo X21 stuns any user with its unlocking technologies, dual rear camera, AI Selfie Camera, AI Game Mode, Hi-Fi and performance.

Vivo X21 has a 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM to improve the speed of launching, loading, and switching including large and complex mobile games.

With the X21 being its latest flagship smartphone, global smartphone brand Vivo has charmed tech enthusiasts at the SM Cyberzone’s Mobile Fest 2018, SM City North EDSA.

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More than just its sleek design, Vivo X21 stuns any user with its unlocking technologies, dual rear camera, AI Selfie Camera, AI Game Mode, Hi-Fi and performance.

Respected tech experts Mark Macanas of TechPinas and Alora Uy Guerrero of Revu, talked about the features of the Vivo X21 during the event.

UNLOCKING TECHNOLOGIES

Macanas and Guerrero praised the unlocking options of the Vivo X21. These are, through the Face ID Access with Infrared and Vivo’s world’s first In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. The Face ID Access accurately identifies a user’s facial features even in nighttime, while the In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology replaces the rear fingerprint sensor.

PHOTOGRAPHY – RELATED SPECS

Aside from pioneering features, the pair also talked about Vivo X21’s photography-related specs. The 12 megapixel+5MP dual rear camera and the 12MP front camera with Dual Pixel Sensor. These impressive hardware specs are even boosted by the X21’s AI features like the AI Face Beauty and AI HDR.

PERFORMANCE

“The Vivo X21 proved to be a hard worker” said Macanas. After all, the X21 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE chip that can process complex AI and neural computing. It has a 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM to improve the speed of launching, loading, and switching including large and complex mobile games.

DISPLAY

To complement all these, Vivo X21 has a 6.28-inch 19:9 FHD+ FullView™ Display with a 90.3% screen-to-body ratio for every user’s viewing pleasure.

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Alora Uy Guerrero of Revu and Mark Macanas of TechPinas had nothing but praises for Vivo X21.

AUDIO FEATURES

Guerrero, a music-lover, even praised Vivo for continuing its Hi-Fi legacy in the X21. The smartphone is equipped with Deep Field technology, which was developed by Vivo to provide panoramic surround, mega bass, clear voice effects and various environmental audio effects, allowing users to customize their audio experience.

*The Vivo booth will be at the Mobile Fest until July 29 in SM City North EDSA.

About Vivo
A global smartphone brand focused on introducing perfect sound quality and ultimate photography with cutting-edge technology, Vivo develops innovative and stylish products for young people. We now have over two hundred million users and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As an Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™, Vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle. In the Philippines, Vivo is the top 3 smartphone brand in terms of market share with 1.5 million users nationwide.

For inquiries about Vivo, visit the Vivo website at vivoglobal.ph or check out their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/vivophil), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vivo_philippines/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/vivo_phil) accounts.

“I have the guidance and help of one very special lady.” | Piolo Pascual on Keeping his Promises

“But more than just earning money, it’s how you manage your finances that makes a difference. – Piolo Pascual

Relationships are built on promises: the promise to love, to care, to secure, to protect, and to provide. This is something that Piolo Pascual knows all too well, committed as he is to the promises he has made to his family as a son, a sibling, and a father.

But when financial troubles arise, bringing such promises to life becomes a challenge.

“Like any other person, I want to give my family the best life possible. I am a man of my word, that’s why I work hard and seize every opportunity that comes my way,” Piolo said. “But more than just earning money, it’s how you manage your finances that makes a difference.

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Fortunately, I have the guidance and help of one very special lady: my very own sister, Chiqui Pascual-Gonzales, who also happens to be my Sun Life Advisor.”

According to Piolo, Chiqui has been instrumental in ensuring that his dreams for his family will all come true. “It’s a partnership through and through. With her help, I’ve been able to make it all happen while still pursuing my own passions and advocacies,” he said.

Piolo and Chiqui’s story is but one of many in Sun Life Financial, where lifetime partnerships are developed and nurtured through the years. In fact, this has inspired Sun Life’s latest campaign, at the forefront of which is a new TV commercial highlighting Sun Life’s presence in a client’s life throughout the different stages of her life. It represents the many promises that Sun Life has helped bring into fruition for the past 123 years of its existence.

Sun Life hopes that the campaign, as well as Piolo’s own story, will inspire more people to take the same path in their financial journey. “As the longest-standing life insurance company in the Philippines, we have witnessed many promises being fulfilled throughout the years and have served generations of clients. It is an honor for us to serve all our clients and help them secure their future and those of their loved ones” Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa said.

“The promises we make to our loved ones are sacred, and Sun Life knows this. That’s why it’s committed to helping its clients achieve their goals, no matter what happens,” Piolo said. “You can’t ask for a better lifetime partner than that!”

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About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial Inc. (“SLF Inc.”) is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management (“AUM”) of $975 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.