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Davao goes Wifi citywide during Araw ng Dabaw

Davao goes Wifi citywide during Araw ng Dabaw by Jojie Alcantara Davao City, Philippines, March 15, 2012 – PLDT, the leading telecommunications company, is aggressively building Wifi zones to turn the biggest city in the country into an expanding wifi hub by providing its myDSL and landline service subscribers unlimited wifi internet connection available in selected establishments across town. The launch is right in time for the 75th Araw ng Dabaw founding anniversary. Through PLDT WiFi Zone, PLDT landline and myDSL subscribers will have access to unlimited wifi internet connection as an add-on service in all PLDT WiFi Zones which include restaurants, malls, gas stations, bars, salons, PC shops, hospitals, and PLDT business offices, among others, situated across key cities in the country. Just recently, several areas during Cebu’s Sinulog and Baguio’s Panagbenga Festival were successfully equipped with PLDT Wifi Zones which allowed guests and spectators wifi connection for the duration of the parade. It was also extended to allow more people to experience the outdoor high-speed connections. Today, Araw ng Dabaw’s parade is expected …

Abreeza shines in Kadayawan’s Pamulak Float Parade

Abreeza shines in Pamulak Float Parade Text and photos by Jojie Alcantara, published in SunStar Davao Aug. 25 Around 115 contingents participated in what was touted to be the biggest number of delegates who joined the 26th Kadayawan sa Dabaw’s most festive Pamulak or Floral Float Parade. Uniquely designed floats of various shapes and sizes showcasing the abundant vegetation of Davao Region snaked their way along the assigned routes where a huge crowd is scattered from as far as the starting point in Magsaysay Avenue. With the biggest win, Abreeza’s first experience with the floral float competition earned it a deserving championship with a whooping P500,000 in cash prize for the Open or Big Category. Abreeza’s float was explained as thus: “Like a breath of fresh air, Abreeza Mall epitomizes the Davaoeno’s culture and lifestyle. It’s free-spirited, child-like icon depicts a celebration of life, together with the children happily running and joined together by the festive flaglets. The wealth of culture is shown with representation of the different tribes in their ethnic attire and musical …