Month: November 2015

Davao’s delicious durian featured in Silkwinds magazine

“”DAVAO is not called the ‘Fruit Basket of the Philippines’ for nothing. Top of the heap — the rich, pungent King of Fruits, which is practically the city’s favorite fruit.” Silkwinds Magazine Story by Joyce Ong Y.T. and photos by Rhonson Ng and Jojie Alcantara

Stories of Love Unfold on SKY Pay-Per-View

  Stories of Love Unfold on SKY Pay-Per-View Right before the Christmas holidays, SKY Pay-Per-View brings two romantic movies that reveal two contrasting stories of love. And in line with SKY’s 25th anniversary, these movies may be enjoyed for only P25 each. That Thing Called Tadhana began as an independent hit that enjoyed a limited run in select cinemas. When fans on and offline called for a wider national release, the film starring Angelica Panganiban and JM de Guzman sky-rocketed to blockbuster status. The appeal of the film didn’t just come from the very relatable, down-to-earth back stories of the protagonists, but also from the natural charm and chemistry that the actors exude on-screen. Now for only P25 pesos, you can tune into the three-day unlimited viewing of That Thing Called Tadhana from the 15th to 30th of November 2015. The movie can be viewed through these channels: Ch. 702 (HD) and Ch. 22 (SD). You can also visit to immediately activate your Pay-Per-View subscription. Jericho Rosales stars in the Cinema One Original Film, …

PLDT HOME widens market leadership and adds 3x more subscribers in Q3

Leading home digital services provider PLDT HOME has fortified its leadership in fixed broadband, commanding a market share of over 70% at the end of the third quarter of 2015, with record breaking subscriber gains that is three times more than its nearest competitor.

Philippine Airlines Cancels More Flights Due To APEC Meet

Philippine Airlines has cancelled additional flights in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers attending the forthcoming APEC Summit in Manila. The additional flight cancellations, which cover the period November 15 – 21, total 358 (78 international and 280 domestic flights).

Samal: Tripping with Tridacna

Four species of giant clams were transplanted in the 14-hectare Marine Reserve in Barangay Adecor, Kaputian District of Samal Island, one among the program’s successful sites. The site is a marine protected area recovering from illegal and overfishing practices. The DNSC Marine Reserve Park has now become part of the tourism package of Visit Samal Tours.

F&B Manager Chel Galang Yabut

Marco Polo Davao appoints new Food & Beverage Manager

I had the pleasure of meeting Marco Polo Davao’s new Food & Beverage Manager, Ms. Ma. Consuelo Galang-Yabut, during a media luncheon at the Polo Bistro.