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Filipino-Korean streaming platform offers 1-peso subscription for the first month!

AQ Prime Entertainment is a streaming company that offers original and legacy Filipino movies, rent-to-view on-demand shows, pay-per-view live events, and cable channel subscriptions. Set to go live in June 2022, AQ Prime provides thousands of hours of streaming entertainment on all smartphones and TVs across the Philippines, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, South Korea, and North America.

Mindanao Art 2021 sneak peek

I went out and headed to Poblacion a few days ago, which held the Mindanao Art Exhibit 2021, a gathering of talented artists all over Mindanao. Stunning artworks to view all over two floors.

Bagane Fiola’s “Wailings in the Forest (Baboy Halas)” on PPP4

Bagane “Bagsy” Fiola, a talented Mindanaoan filmmaker who hails from Davao City, had conceptualized “Baboy Halas” back in 2016 during a documentary shoot in the Cotabato Province of Southern Philippines. A fable recounted by a former rebel commander whose storytelling skills were passed on through generations from his Moro ancestors, inspired Fiola to write “Wailings in the Forest”.

Sweet Dough, Sweeter Success

By Jojie Alcantara (published in SunStar Davao on May 11, 2018) Flo Dollaga, in her early forties, started her journey with pastries from a factory which made flavored bread sticks back in 2004. This was the year when she was invited to be one of the city caterers for the government of Davao. “I worked as their caterer for nine years, serving city councilors during special meetings, committee hearings, etc. Pastel was what I mainly served during dessert, and the officials liked our product and main dishes with affordable rates,” she relates. Pastel is a small soft dough bun with sweet fillings good for snacks. Soon the private sectors tapped Flo to personally cater for them in various occasions. Clients clamored for the pastel because apart from its soft bun, it has the right amount of sweetness using all natural ingredients and no preservatives. This inspired her to put up her specialty shop called Sweet Dough. She names her family as her main inspiration. Her father taught her to work hard and strive for a …