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Tried and tested: Thumbs up for Globe Roaming

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This is definitely one travel tip I will highly recommend over and over again! The next time you travel outside of the country, PLEASE DO register with Globe Telecom’s international roaming services! The Globe Roaming…

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S&R CDO Media Rounds

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(This article first appeared on my regular newspaper column on Gold Star Daily, Mindanao’s largest newspaper. My column, dubbed “Mindanaoan Meets World,” appears every Friday). Everyone’s so excited about the impending opening of S&R…

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Globe Telecom reveals more amazing partnerships, perks during WWG 11

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Last July, I was in Manila to personally witness Globe Telecom executives announce the company’s partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands – Netflix, Disney, Astro, Sports Illustrated, Smule, Cartoon Network – as well…

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Globe 0917 Giveaway – Just share your Globe throwbacks and WIN!

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I’ve been a Globe Telecom subscriber for decades! I remember my first phone was a humongous Nokia 10, subscribed to a Globe line. It was such a big deal to have a cellular phone…

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S&R Cagayan de Oro to hold Buy 1 Take 1, 50 percent off promos

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Let me make this fast and simple – S&R Membership Shopping Cagayan de Oro is holding its Members’ Treat from September 30 to October 2, 2016, 8 AM to 9 PM. That means buy…

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The Space CDO: Co-working and having your own office made easier, fun

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Have you ever heard of co-working? Co-working involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Compared to a typical office environment, those who co-work are often freelancers or independent contractors, work-at-home professionals,…

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PHOTOS: Sneak peek inside S&R Membership Shopping Cagayan de Oro

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World-class shopping center S&R Membership Shopping will finally open in Cagayan de Oro on July 28, 2016, 9 AM! S&R CDO is a membership-shopping club modeled after the warehouse membership shopping chains introduced in…

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The new Globe Telecom content partners – absolutely exciting!

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A few days ago, Globe Telecom flew me to Manila (the only blogger from Mindanao!) to witness very special events – the Manila debut of the Tony Award-winning musical, “American Idiot,” (which they co-produced),…

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Greenwich Pizza SM CDO sports new look, launches Bacon Crispy Thins

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Something happened to the Greenwich Pizza restaurant at SM City Cagayan de Oro. A first of its kind in CDO, Greenwich SM CDO has been transformed into a pizzeria, similar to what you can…

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Touring the Coca Cola Misamis Oriental Philippines plant

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I first had the chance to tour a Coca-Cola plant in Davao City many, many moons ago. I was still studying at the Ateneo de Davao University and Ateneans had regular field trips at…

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ABS-CBN TV Plus now available in Cagayan de Oro – Where To Buy

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It’s finally available in Cagayan de Oro! The ABS-CBN TVplus or “Mahiwagang Black Box” was officially launched in Cagayan de Oro through a ceremonial switch-on today, May 27, 2016. This means that more Filipinos nationwide can now watch exclusive channels and superior entertainment content in dramatically clear digital picture and sound. The ABS-CBN TVplus is now available in Cagayan de Oro! This makes CDO the second major region in Mindanao to experience digital TV – the other one being Davao. When I received the invitation to attend the launch, I knew it was something I just couldn’t pass up on

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Attending a makeup workshop sponsored by Seda Rewards

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Seda Hotel CDO, the Ayala Corp. hotel housed under the same roof as Centrio Mall, recently treated ladies like myself to a makeup …

How to consult a Filipino doctor on the phone for only 1 peso

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We’ve all been there. A medical emergency and we get rattled, don’t know what to do and don’t know who to call first. Do we go to the clinic? But what if it’s in the wee hours in the morning and you don’t have your doctor’s home phone number? What about if we can’t go to the clinic right away and you need to consult a licensed Filipino doctor right there and then? Plus what about the costs? HELLO, first paragraph pa lang, taranta na, di ba? 😀 Fret no more! KonsultaMD has made it possible for us to call

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H&M #CDO – What it will be like to be a part of the team

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The secret’s out. H&M Philippines, which first opened in Västerås in Sweden in 1947 and has become a global fashion company since, is set to open a store in Cagayan de Oro. H&M CDO is definitely one of the most-awaited brands to hit the City of Golden Friendship. Follow the Mindanaoan Facebook Page for H&M CDO updates With 3,900 stores spread across 61 countries, H&M found its first home in the Philippines in the capital city where it opened its doors in October 2014, forever changing the fashion landscape of the country. Now H&M has 13 stores in our beloved

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Join the HATCH Mastermind Group CDO

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A mastermind group, where participants can freely brainstorm strategies, create goals and implement ideas as well as support each other, has been launched in Cagayan de Oro City. Dubbed “HATCH Mastermind Group CDO,” the free-for-all group also aims to provide a platform whereby participants can share the challenges they currently face and can seek assistance from the collective intelligence of other participants. Active Twitter users Mike of @mikeabonitalla, Vic of @vicmadz and Irene of @mindanaoan, who can also share strategies based on their respective fields of expertise, serve as the lead volunteer organizers of HATCH Mastermind Group CDO. “Cagayan de

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How to subscribe to Netflix in Philippines without credit card

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Everyone’s talking about Netflix and thankfully, it’s finally available in the Philippines! Netflix is a popular Internet television network that provides online streaming of your favorite movies and TV shows. You can watch over 100 million hours of TV shows and movies (including original series, documentaries and feature films) via your Internet-connected smart TV, game console, PC, Mac, mobile, tablet and more! Another beauty of Netflix is that you can play, pause and resume watching – all without commercials or commitments. Pretty cool, right? Morever, Netflix Philippines is even offering a FREE one-month trial so Filipinos can now experience the

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3 tips to make travels in the Philippines more efficient, relaxed

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These days, traveling can be such a pain. Not only do you have to deal with flight delays, monster traffic to and fro the airport and even bungled up hotel bookings, you also need to figure out how you can keep yourself entertained during those long, tiresome waiting periods. Are there ways to make travels in the Philippines a little more relaxed, efficient and productive, you wonder? As a frequent traveler, I’ve had my fair share of traveling woes. Allow me to share 3 tips, which I personally abide by, on how to make your trips in the Philippines bearable

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Globe Telecom declared 2015 Mobile Service Provider

Globe Telecom was honored as Telecom Service Provider of the Year and Mobile Service Provider of the Year for 2015 by Frost and Sullivan Philippines following a remarkable performance due to efforts and initiatives in the past year. Globe Telecom, coming from its extensive transformation posted outstanding results by end 2014. It figured prominently in revenue growth, market share growth, product introduction and innovation, consumer acquisition, growth in subscriber base and business/market strategy. These resulted to Globe catapulting to leadership in the Philippine telecommunications industry. “We have established ourselves as the preferred telco brand in the country as manifested by

Giveaway: Islands Souvenirs Higalaay Festival and “I Heart CDO” shirts

Let me make this short and sweet With the help of our generous friends over at Islands Souvenirs, I’m giving away several Higalaay Festival and “I Heart CDO” shirts! The Higalaay Festival shirts come in all-new designs and lovely colors! Trust Islands Souvenirs to come up with cool shirts for that ultimate festival vibe! The shirts come in various sizes (there are even shirts that fit little tots!) and prices start at only Php 199.75 Read more about the Islands Souvenirs Higalaay shirts. Get your very own Higalaay Kagay-an Festival shirts at Islands Souvenirs stores located at 2/F Centrio Mall,

Cool, affordable Higalaay Festival shirts from Islands Souvenirs

Looking for Higalaay Festival Kagay-an Festival shirts? Islands Souvenirs CDO has them! Plus they’re offering irresistible discounts for all of you! Islands Souvenirs joins in on the Cagayan de Oro fiesta / Higalaay Festival 2015 festivities with a lot of exciting in-store promos and activities. Shoppers can look forward to a whole line of limited edition Higalaay Festival 2015 shirts with all-new designs and colors for that ultimate festival #selfie and #ootd. Grab these exclusive tees today and feel the festival vibe with your friends and family. Prices of these shirts start at only Php 199.75! As a special treat,

AirAsia, Nikon launch #IamAirAsiaTravelPhotographer contest

AirAsia and ThinkDharma, Inc. (exclusive distributor of Nikon digital cameras) have formally launched the search for the first Air Asia Travel Photographer 2015. Two office workers, a car salesman and a barista are stepping out of their comfort zones and into the challenges of becoming the first AirAsia Travel Photographer for 2015. The #IamAirAsiaTravelPhotographer contest is in partnership with AirAsia’s global loyalty program, BIG, which will award winners with over 200,000 BIG Points or its equivalent free flights to any of AirAsia Group’s 100 destinations. Assisted by multi-awarded photographers from the Philippines and Malaysia as their personal coach, four pre-selected

Meet the new Sony Bravia TVs powered by Android

I remember that my family’s very first TV set was a Sony. It served us really well. That TV set survived well into my early college years. That alone was testament to just how high the quality of Sony TVs were back then. It’s no different these days. In fact, Sony has even taken things to a higher level in terms of sound and home entertainment technology. Meet the new lineup of Sony Bravia TVs – the Sony Bravia 4K and Full HD televisions powered by Android. They’re all designed to provide the most immersive and high-resolution cinematic experience for

Province of Bukidnon receives bus donation from RTMI

The Province of Bukidnon now has a brand new bus, courtesy of Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. or RTMI. The bus, the cost of which is estimated to be Php 3.9 Million, can accommodate 67 passengers. Bukidnon Governor Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr. met with RTMI representatives and inspected the donated bus together. * Photos courtesy of the Office of Governor Jose Ma. Zubiri, Jr. You may all remember that RTMI is the same company that owned that bus that exploded last year. A bomb was placed inside one of the red RTMI buses and killed 10, injured 42. The bus

How I Use Globe GCash MasterCard As Easy As 1-2-3

If, like me, you’re the type of person who likes the convenience of shopping or paying bills (online or offline) using a debit or credit card BUT requires an easy-to-understand way to keep track of all the spending OR if you need a credit card sans the hassle, then you will love the new Globe GCash MasterCard. I learned the beauty of this baby just a few weeks ago during a trip to the gorgeous, world-famous Boracay Island, where I experienced the whole LaBoracay 2015 madness. I was in Boracay not only to bask in the sun or for the

Emerald Suites – Budget friendly hotel in CDO

Here’s good news for fellow budget conscious travelers and folks who love staycations like myself. Emerald Suites CDO is now open for business! Emerald Suites Cagayan de Oro is the latest budget hotel to open in the City of Golden Friendship and they do not only offer friendly rates, they offer a great location as well! Situated along Jose Agudo Street, Barangay 24, Emerald Suites CDO is just a stone’s throw away from the major malls. From the garden area of Ayala Centrio Mall, this new CDO budget hotel is just a few meters away. It is also several steps

Globe Prepaid’s Explore Race On Challenge In CDO

After the successful launch of #WonderfulMindaNOW last year, Globe Prepaid is now giving Mindanaoans more reasons to explore and discover the beauty of Mindanao as it recently conducted the fun-filled “ExploreRACEOn” in Cagayan de Oro City. Using their mobile phones, more than 50 teams comprised of 3 Globe Prepaid customers each took the challenge of exploring the city and sharing what’s wonderful in every corner of CDO real-time via Globe Prepaid’s newest Mindanao-exclusive offer GoCall30Plus. With GoCall30Plus, Ka-Globe Mindanaoans can enjoy unlimited calls to Globe/TM for 3 days plus 30MB of all-day surfing for only P30. ExploreRACEOn participants went on

Samsung offers huge discounts with Galaxy of Christmas Wishes promo

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Perfect money saving news from Samsung! Samsung gives Pinoys more reasons to love the holidays with their Galaxy of Christmas Wishes promo! Starting today until December 31, 2014, customers can get a chance to take home their favorite Samsung device at a lower cost by visiting participating Samsung Experience Shops and …

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Join the 2nd GDays Google Days event in Northern Mindanao

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Are you a budding or existing entrepreneur? Did you know that you can actually use Google’s technologies to help start or boost your business? And did you know that you can learn how you can do just that FOR FREE? Join GDays 2014 on November 23, 2014 in Cagayan de …

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Success stories at the 2nd BIMP-EAGA International Trade Fair #EAGAIMT2014

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Thanks to the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), I was able to cover the 2nd BIMP-EAGA IMT-GT International Trade Fair and Business Leaders’ Conference last October 22 to 25, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang in Davao City, Philippines. I’ve always wanted to witness a BIMP-EAGA event and I’m …

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Very first Make Your Own Havaianas event in Butuan

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The biggest flipflops customization event in the Philippines is finally heading to Butuan! The very first Make Your Own Havaianas – Butuan or #MYOHButuan2014 event is happening on September 26 to 28, 2014 at the Main Atrium of Robinsons Place, Butuan City. A Make Your Own Havaianas event is where …

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