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Never Say Die: Switchingly Hilarious


Remember? Before KPOP domination here in the Philippines, Chinese movies were considered crowd favorites in the foreign film entertainment scene especially with themes leaning toward romcom, action and supernatural. Another instance was during the height of the Mexican telenovela in the country in the early 2000, Chinese series Meteor Garden starring F4 was such a big hit on Television.

Chinese movie followers or even those who crave for fresh films are in for a hilarious treat as the recent blockbuster top grosser in China and Hong Kong over the recent months will now be shown in the country. Never Say Die will leave you excited all throughout the film and will have you laughing your heart out as Ai Lun (Edison) and Ma Li (Xiao Xiao) bring you a mixture of all the elements you love in a Chinese film; Action, RomCom and Supernatural all in one movie. The film is the highest-grossing in China in 2017 with a whopping US$334 million recorded in the box office.

Never Say Die surpassed the US$250 million earned by Jackie Chan’s film Kung Fu Yoga last year, to become the biggest single-territory grosser among all live-action comedies ever released.

Never Say Die is a movie about a has-been Ultimate Fighting King (UFK) boxer who can’t seem to get a good fight and a celebrity Journalist who is caught it in a bad romance and how destiny allowed them to straighten their acts as they switch bodies and embark in a series of misadventures to fix their intertwined predicament.

Directed by Yang Song & Chiyu Zhang, the film is an adaptation from a stage play produced by Happy Mahua Pictures, a popular comedy troupes following the success of Goodbye Mr. Loser which incidentally also starred the two.

This feel-good film will definitely awaken the Chinese movie aficionado in you. Distributed in the country by Creative Products Corporation and released by Star Cinema. Never Say Die is showing in cinemas nationwide starting February 28, 2018.

Never Say Die trailer: https://youtu.be/eal-mxZL1_Y

Watching the trailer alone is absolutely hilarious. I wonder what caused the body switching in this movie. Hmm.. I guess I’ll have to watch it to find out. 🙂

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Sweet Tooth Solutions with Microwavable Desserts


As Filipinos, most of us are born with a hefty palate. Food is a big part of our culture, and we all know how to appreciate a good feast. However, not all of us are blessed with the skill to be masters in the kitchen. The result? We often resort to buying takeout meals or ordering from trusty fast food chains.

But nothing beats homemade food, especially when it comes to desserts. The problem is that when we think of sweets, we always have this misconception that we need to slave hours in front of an oven just to make them.

Did you know that anyone can easily whip their own batch of sweets with just a bit of ingenuity and creativity? And no, you don’t even need to have an oven to make your own comfort food. Check out the desserts below and impress your loved ones with these easy to make recipes for times when your hunger pangs call for something fast and sweet.

Here’s a merienda kids and adults will love: for your very own French toast, whisk milk, egg, vanilla, and cinammon together in a bowl and soak slices of bread in the mixture. Using a microwavable plate, heat the slices on high setting for one minute. Garnish it with syrup for extra flair.

Need a quick and healthy dessert minus the elaborate prep? Do your own Sabang Saging in a minute with your microwave oven. Take two raw bananas and prick them with a fork before washing and wrapping them with paper napkins. Pop them in the microwave and cook for a minute or until the sides turn soft.

Midea’s microwave oven can help you create these desserts minus the hassle of a long cooking time. Designed to promote healthy cooking, it retains nutrients in food and lets you cook in seconds.

Worried that you might rack up on electricity bills while whipping up your own sweets? The microwave has the piso meal guarantee, which means you pay a peso for every three minutes of cooking. It’s the perfect addition to your kitchen especially when cravings are high but time is limited.

Know more about Midea by checking their website http://midea.com.ph and following their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MideaPhilippines.

About Midea
Midea, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of appliances, covers a complete range of products from electric kettles, washing machines, gas ranges, microwaves to large commercial air-conditioning systems. Thriving in over 150 countries, Midea has now arrived in the Philippines! Midea is also a part of Forbes Fortune 500 companies with a market cap of $31.5 Billion as of May 2017.

In partnership with Concepcion Industrial Corporation (CIC), Midea’s global strength in the appliance industry infused with CIC’s Integrity, Excellence and Total Customer Satisfaction give the world class brand a better understanding of the Filipino’s needs.

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Zoomanity Group: Hospitality, Food Service and Tourism Industry APEA awardee


Last December 7, 2017, Regina Yupangco De Ocampo of Filremit and Yupangco Group of Companies together with her family, business partners and other outstanding business entrepreneurs were in attendance of this year’s Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) held at Makati Shangrila Hotel. 

APEA is a prestigious regional award for entrepreneurship in Asia and Pacific Region given to business leaders for their outstanding leadership and entrepreneurial excellence in a specific field of industry.

The APEA provides a platform for companies and governments to recognise and be recognised for intrereneurial excellence spurring greater innovation, fair practices and growth in entrepreneurship. As a regional award, the APEA is able to gather leading entrepreneurs across the region, as a powerful voice of entrepreneurs with the crème-de-la-crème networking opportunity.

From close to 80 nominees from the country, 17 winners across 11 industries were selected. Among them is The Zoomanity Group, an affiliate of the Yupangco Group of Companies headed by Robert Laurel Yupangco is honored to receive this award recognizing their quality service and innovation in the Hospitality, Food Service and Tourism Industry.  

Recipients of this year’s APEA awards were hand-picked by a panel of judges composed of Enterprise Asia Executive Committee and an International Advisory Committee. Nominees were judged rigolously based on their value creation, business sustainability and philanthropy work, among others.

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Barbie Dream Musical Instrument Come True


If you grew up with Barbie like I did, I’m sure you also caught the Last Song Syndrome (aka LSS) with the line”I’m a Barbie Girl in a Barbie World, Life is Plastic, it’s Fantastic” a famous song by Aqua. And do you remember, thinking how you’d like to make that Barbie World a reality? Surround yourself with Barbie-inspired merchandises to look and feel like a Barbie? And if you’d watched Barbie Animated Movies, I’m pretty sure you also wished you could have rocked those catchy Barbie Songs with an equally eye-catching Barbie Musical Instruments. 
It may be a little to late for us 90’s Kids/Tito’s & Tita’s of Manila to live the Barbie Dream but it’s not too late for our Linksters (Generation after Millenials) Kiddos. You can help them live the dream that never became our reality and nurture their musical talents at the same time by gifting them these cutesy and inspiring Barbie Musical Instruments by Jen1ne Distributor Incorporated / D&D Custom Guitars.

Barbie HRP Electric Guitar Pink – Php 6,900.00

Barbie Acoustic Guitar – Php 5,500.00

Barbie DBA Ukelele Printed Violet – Php 3,300.00

Barbie DBA Drum Set Printed Checkered – Php 8,980.00

And since Jen1ne Distributor Incorporated / D&D Custom Guitars wants to promote musicality to our youngster they are offering Student discounts: 10%off just present your kids’ school I.D. upon purchase.

Barbie Musical Instruments are available at D&D Guitars in SM Mall of Asia but feel free to visit their other branches to see other instruments up for sale.

LoveLots,

Beapots

Company Background:

Jen1ne Distributor Incorporated (est. 2009) is one of the leading musical instrument distributors in the Philippines, and is responsible for establishing D&D Custom Guitars among others which, in only a few years’ time, has rose to become one the leading guitar brands in the Philippines. (http://billboard.ph/dd-custom-guitars-make-signature-axeslocal-guitar-heroes/)

Jen1ne Distributor Inc’s goal is to provide Filipinos with quality instruments while still resting in an affordable price range. The company continuously works with local artists such as Barbie Almalbis, Manuel Legarda, Raymund Marasigan and the like to be able to produce engaging products and effective marketing activations. Recently, Jen1ne Distributor Incorporated, aside from catering to its dealers nationwide, has also opened its first pilot branch in Glorietta and has been followed up with a flagship store in SM Mall of Asia.

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​Dermcare Brings Beauty and Care


Channeling your beauty to radiate doesn’t come overnight, your skin requires pampering and care of a professional center that understands your needs. A center that provides all your skin pampering necessities has now come into full bloom as it introduces its new look and logo. 
For 2 decades, Dermcare have continuously shared their unfailing love and concern for their customers, delivering utmost satisfaction to your every vanity regardless of gender, age, social standing, and personal preferences.

Dermcare have been like a second home to their clients as the center treats each customer as part of their family. The care that Dermcare delivers manifest through repeat customers that keeps coming back for the very reason that they feel that they belong.

Understandably, you would only want the best for the ones you hold dear to your heart. This is why Dermcare has up the ante, so everyone in your family and social circle can experience the care and passion that only Dermcare can give. 

Pag-IBIG Recognizes Dermcare’s contribution to the community

Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card recently awarded Dermcare the “Loyalty Cardholder’s Favorite Partner” which equated to the number of cardholders who had the privilege to enjoy discounts at Dermcare branches nationwide. 

Pag-IBIG Fund launched its Pag-IBIG Loyalty card Program in the year 2014. The program aims to extend the benefits given by Pag-ibig Fund to its members not just thru short term and housing loans but also to give them additional privilege in other necessities. Dermcare has been a Partner of Pag-IBIG Loyalty card since then.

Dermcare has served the Pag-IBIG members nationwide thru its more than 80 branches.  In 2016 alone, Dermcare has already extended an accumulated amount of more than P500,000 worth of discounts to around 2,000 Pag-IBIG Loyalty card members  who enjoyed up to 50% discount of Dermcare services and products.

New Logo, New Face

Dermcare’s new logo is fused together with the care-centric ideals that they have at present. The flowers represent their growing clientele and how it has captured the hearts and gained the trust of the public.

In line with the new logo, Dermcare also launches the face of Dermcare – Ms. Nina Robertson, Mutya ng Pilipinas – Overseas Communities 2015. Nina embodies all the qualities that represents Dermcare, vibrant and full of energy!

True to its mission, Dermcare desires to foster care to its numerous clients by providing top-quality skin, hair and wellness services, as well as encompass the years of remarkable love and care for their customers. 

Visit your nearest Dermcare branch today. For more information, follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/i.like.dermcare. 

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