Showing posts with label events. Show all posts
Showing posts with label events. Show all posts

Jan 6, 2024

In the fast-paced realm of technology, HONOR Philippines kickstarts the new year with a bang, introducing the much-anticipated HONOR X9b 5G. Branded as the toughest phone in their lineup, this innovative device aims to redefine the standards of durability and luxury in the smartphone landscape.

A Sneak Peek into the Unveiling

The announcement follows an engaging teaser campaign that showcases the HONOR X9b 5G's exceptional durability from every conceivable angle. HONOR Philippines Vice President, Stephen Cheng, expressed his excitement, promising a grand launch that will undoubtedly be a thrilling experience for HONOR fans and Filipinos alike.

Durability Meets Elegance

The HONOR X9b 5G addresses a universal concern—durability. Meticulously designed to cater to users of all ages, this smartphone combines advanced amenities with a luxurious experience. The body, encased in vegan leather, provides a delicate and skin-friendly touch, offering the feel of luxury without the hefty price tag.

Aesthetic Marvel and Hero Color

The HONOR X9b 5G boasts a triple camera system crafted with the precision of light luxury watch craftsmanship. The hero color, Sunrise Orange, adds vibrancy to its aesthetic, complementing the Ultra-Bounce Anti-Drop Display with SGS Five-star Overall Drop Resistance Certification.

Power-Packed Performance

Equipped with a substantial 5800mAh Battery and supported by a 35W SuperCharge feature, the HONOR X9b 5G ensures remarkable battery life lasting up to three days. The device also features IP53 Water and Dust Protection, enhancing its resilience in various conditions.

Enhancements Over Predecessor

Compared to its predecessor, the HONOR X9a, the latest iteration boasts enhanced storage capacity (12GB + 256GB), a 108MP Lossless Camera, and a 4nm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 processor. These improvements elevate the phone's gaming and entertainment capabilities, promising an enriched user experience.
HONOR X9b 5G and HONOR X9a 5G Comparison

Save the Date: Grand Launch on January 12, 2024

The much-anticipated HONOR X9b 5G is set to make its debut at the Grand Launch scheduled for January 12, 2024, at 7:00 PM. Tech enthusiasts, HONOR enthusiasts, and the wider public are invited to witness the groundbreaking addition to the smartphone landscape. Join the live event at

Get ready to embrace a new standard in smartphone durability and luxury with the HONOR X9b 5G!

Dec 20, 2023

Mang Inasal, the renowned Grill Expert of the Philippines, has achieved a significant milestone by winning the Black Dragon award at the 2023 Dragons of Asia for its Mang Inasal Creators’ Circle (MICC). This innovative influencer community, spanning from nano-influencers to mega-influencers across the country, was honored in the Best Brand Building/Awareness Campaign category.
Mang Inasal Creators Circle
President Mike V. Castro expressed gratitude to all MICC members for their role in bringing Mang Inasal closer to the communities it serves, emphasizing the post-pandemic significance of MICC. Created in March 2022, MICC comprises digital content creators from various parts of the Philippines, including notable figures such as Mommy Diaries PH, Mommy Hieds, Simon Javier, and George Tobias.

The Dragons of Asia, with 23 years of history, have been acknowledging outstanding results-driven marketing communications in Asia. This prestigious recognition adds to Mang Inasal's list of accolades in 2023, including a Gold Stevie Award from the 2023 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, a Marketing Excellence Silver Award, a Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines, and a PANAta Award from the Philippine Association of National Advertisers.Mang Inasal Creators Circle

Dec 13, 2023

Davao City is gearing up for an exciting event this holiday season as Big Bad Wolf Books brings the World's Biggest Book Sale back to the city. From December 15 to 23, book enthusiasts in Davao will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a treasure trove of literature at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang.
Big Bad Wolf Davao 2023

This marks the third time that Big Bad Wolf Books has chosen Davao City as its venue, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience. With over 2.5 million titles available, covering various genres, authors, and series, there is something for everyone's literary taste.

Whether you're a fan of gripping mysteries, epic adventures, heartwarming romances, or enlightening non-fiction, you'll find a literary gem waiting to be discovered. Additionally, there will be a delightful selection of stories for young readers, nurturing their love for reading and sparking their imaginations.

The holiday season is the perfect time to find a new read for your loved ones. Take advantage of the unbelievable prices and exclusive discounts of up to 95% offered at the event. It's an opportunity you won't want to miss!

To ensure a hassle-free experience, Big Bad Wolf Books has partnered with local organizations and programs. One such collaboration is with Metrobank, offering VIP perks for cardholders, including special access on VIP Day, 0% installment for purchases above P3,000, and dedicated payment lanes for smooth transactions.

In the spirit of giving back, Big Bad Wolf Books has teamed up with Gawad Kalinga to introduce the Red Readerhood Program in Davao. This program allows shoppers to purchase books and turn them into gifts for those less fortunate. It's a wonderful way to extend the joy of reading beyond the sale and share the love of literature with communities that may not have the same access.
Big Bad Wolf Davao 2023

Big Bad Wolf Davao 2023

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale in Davao City will run for nine days, providing ample time for visitors to discover their next literary adventure, find tokens for loved ones, or donate books to spread the joy of reading. It's not just an opportunity to fill your own shelves but also a chance to help fill the shelves of others with the wonders of literature.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary event that celebrates the magic of books and promotes a love for reading. Head over to the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang from December 15 to 23 and let Big Bad Wolf Books transport you into a world of literary delights.

For more information regarding Big Bad Wolf Books’ grand return to Davao City, please visit:

Nov 21, 2023

As the Christmas season approaches, Jollibee, the beloved Filipino fast-food chain, is spreading joy and holiday spirit across the country. Known for its commitment to making everyday moments special, Jollibee launched its Christmas campaign last month with the theme "Make it Christmas with Jollibee Joy."

“Christmas is about the joy that we share with family and friends. And of course, every gathering is made extra special and more enjoyable with your favorite Jollibee meals! Whether it’s a routine work meeting, a casual catch-up, or a simple bonding activity at home, we aim to make everyday moments more memorable with Jollibee Joy,” says Pete Tamayo, Operation Director of Jollibee.

Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao

Brightening the Holiday season across the country

One of the highlights of Jollibee's Christmas campaign is the opening of their nationwide Joyful Christmas Stores. On November 9, Jollibee inaugurated 10 flagship stores across the country with a grand lighting ceremony. The event, held simultaneously in Manila, Davao, and Cebu, featured a unique lighting ritual using a giant socket and plug.

Dorothy Dee-Ching, VP - Marketing of Jollibee, expressed her excitement about the Joyful Christmas Stores: “We launched our Joyful Christmas Stores nationwide so that customers can feel and experience the joy and spirit of the season with their families and friends. We would like to invite everyone to visit our stores to create more lasting memories and make this Christmas the best one yet with Jollibee Joy,”

The flagship stores are located in Mega Manila, North Luzon, South Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Additionally, all Jollibee branches nationwide are adorned with festive Christmas displays, ensuring that everyone can experience the magic of a Jollibee Christmas.
Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao
Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao
Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao
Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao

You can drop by any of these branches to experience the magic of a Jollibee Christmas:
  • Mega Manila: BGC Triangle Drive; Madrigal; North Fairview; Baras, Rizal; Katipunan; 9th Avenue North Luzon: Binalonan, Pangasinan
  • South Luzon: Tagaytay Rotonda
  • Visayas: General Maxilom DT Cebu
  • Mindanao: Davao Quimpo DT

If you’re not in the vicinity of these flagship stores, don’t worry! All Jollibee branches are also adorned with festive Christmas displays, ensuring that everyone can experience Jollibee Joy this holiday season. You can also visit the Jollibee Facebook page for more details.
Jollibee Joyful Christmas Launch 2023 Davao

Oct 17, 2023

Grab Philippines has announced its commitment to drive economic empowerment in Mindanao. The region is rich in cultural heritage and natural resources and is poised to become a thriving hub of economic activity in the Philippines. Grab Philippines aims to leverage its advanced technology, extensive network of highly engaged users, and community-focused approach to unlock new possibilities for growth and prosperity. The company will collaborate with local partners, government agencies, and regulators to roll out key initiatives aimed at empowering local communities, supporting micro-entrepreneurs, and stimulating economic development.
Grab Philippines Davao
Grab Philippines Davao

Key pillars include:

1. Partnering for Success: According to research conducted by the Mindanao Development Authority, effective partnerships can lead to a 15% increase in job creation and a 20% boost in local Businesses’ growth.

Grab Philippines will forge strategic partnerships with local government units, community organizations, and industry associations to align efforts and create an enabling environment for economic empowerment. These collaborations will focus on areas such as skills development, access to financing, and market access for local entrepreneurs.

2. Empowering MSMEs in Mindanao: Grab Philippines recognizes the significant impact of micro-entrepreneurs on economic development. According to a study conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority, micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Mindanao contribute over 60% to the region’s total employment.

Grab Philippines will provide targeted support to micro-entrepreneurs in Mindanao, enabling them to leverage Grab’s platform to expand their businesses, access new markets, and improve their livelihoods. Through training programs via GrabMerchant Academy, Grab aims to equip micro-entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge necessary to thrive in a digital economy.

3. Fostering Innovation and Technology Adoption: Embracing the transformative power of technology, Grab Philippines will collaborate with local startups, technology incubators, and educational institutions. The Mindanao Economic Development Council reports that innovation-driven economies have the potential to increase labor productivity by up to 50%. By promoting innovation and digital adoption, Grab aims to enhance competitiveness and fuel Mindanao's economic progress.

Through collaborations with key partners from both the public and private sector, Grab will support initiatives that drive technological advancements, enhance digital literacy, and promote entrepreneurship in the region.

4. Enhancing Mobility: Recognizing the crucial role of transportation in the Philippines’ socioeconomic well-being, Grab Philippines is committed to improving mobility in Mindanao. A recent survey conducted by the Mindanao Development Authority highlights that 70% of residents face challenges in accessing safe and reliable transportation options. By expanding its ride-hailing services to key areas in Mindanao, partnering with local transport operators, and investing in sustainable transportation solutions, Grab aims to bridge this gap: by facilitating economic activities and improving overall connectivity.

Grab has launched its flagship mobility service, GrabCar, in Davao City to help alleviate transportation challenges commuters face in Mindanao. The leading super-app aims to expand its fleet of driver-partners and meet the fast-rising demand for safe and accessible transportation. Grab believes that this move will help advance the key thrusts of the local government in livelihood creation, as well as MICE and tourism support. During the launch event at Dusit Thani Davao, Grab Philippines also hinted at the future launch of GrabCar in other areas in Mindanao, expanding its portfolio of services across the region.

Grab Philippines invites partners, stakeholders, and community leaders to join hands in this transformative journey toward economic empowerment in Mindanao and build a prosperous and inclusive future for all.

Oct 9, 2023

HONOR Gaisano Mall of Davao
HONOR has recently launched its HONOR Experience Store at the 3rd level of Gaisano Mall in Davao. The event was attended by top Davao publications, online media, and content creators. HONOR Philippines' GTM Manager, Steven Yan, PR Manager Pao Oga, National Training Head Jaynard Lamarca, and Trade Marketing Manager Karla Nangcas were present, along with Mr. Johny Ong of MikroCell Davao.

The event featured the recently launched HONOR 90 5G and its successor HONOR 90 5G Lite. HONOR fans and mall-goers participated in the Guess The Phone Challenge and had the chance to win special prizes from HONOR.

“We are overjoyed because starting today, Davaoeños can finally experience the HONOR’s powerful devices, which they have been looking forward to check out and avail in store. Truth be told, this is the first of the many stores to be opened, and expect more stores to be unveiled here in Davao and other key areas of Mindanao in the months to come,” said Stephen Cheng, Vice President of HONOR Philippines.
HONOR Gaisano Mall of Davao
HONOR Gaisano Mall of Davao
HONOR Gaisano Mall of Davao

Get ready for the 10.10 SALE!

This HONOR 10.10 Sale, you can get over Php 10,000 discount on HONOR products, just head on to Shopee, Lazada, and TikTok from October 10 to 15, 2023!

HONOR is offering discounts on its products, including the HONOR MagicBook X14, HONOR 70 5G, and the HONOR X Series.
  • The HONOR X9 will be on sale for Php 8,490 from its previous price tag of Php 14,990
  • The HONOR X8 is available for Php 6,490 with a discount of Php 6,500.
  • The HONOR X7 and HONOR X6 will also be available for only Php 5,990 and Php 5,490, respectively.
Additionally, HONOR's most powerful smartphone, the HONOR 90 5G, is now available for only Php 23,990. The recently launched HONOR 90 Lite 5G, HONOR X6a, HONOR X5 Plus, and HONOR Pad X6 will also come at a discounted price.

The HONOR Experience Store provides consumers with an opportunity to experience HONOR's latest devices firsthand and purchase them at a discounted price.

Aug 7, 2023

NRCE 2023
The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) will host the National Retail Conference and Expo (NRCE) on August 10-11, 2023, at the SMX Convention Center Manila. This flagship event aims to propel retailers and other industries into a brighter future, embracing innovations and growth opportunities.

As part of PRA's commitment to the retail and partner industries, the 29th NRCE with the theme "Retail Breakthrough" will offer powerful learning sessions and unparalleled networking opportunities from global leaders.

The NRCE will be accompanied by Retail Solutions Asia, formerly Stores Asia Expo, a dedicated exhibition for retail suppliers, providing tangible tools and technologies to help businesses expand and increase their market reach. This premier community brings together top executives, retail professionals, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders to connect, gain insights, and witness the future of retail businesses.

Join Retail Solutions Asia at the 29th NRCE to be held at the SMX Convention Center Manila on August 10-11, 2023, and be part of this transformative event that aims to revolutionize the retail industry through valuable connections and actionable ideas. For booth reservations and updates, visit and follow PRA's social media accounts on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Jul 25, 2023

Traveling has become stress-free and effortless with the airasia Superapp. It's an all-in-one application for your travel needs, offering the best value. Recently, they launched the Explore Your Way campaign, where attendees at SM Mall of Asia discovered the app's features like Flights, Hotels, Transport, and Rewards.
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA

The app provides low-cost airline deals and a wide selection of hotels worldwide, including partnerships with Megaworld Hotels, Hotel 101 Manila, Red Planet Hotels, and more. At the launch event, attendees enjoyed interactive experiences and had a chance to win prizes. The airasia Superapp aims to make travel worry-free, providing flights, hotels, rewards, tax-free shopping, and convenient transportation booking. Simply download the app and input your details to start exploring its services.

airasia Superapp Chief Commercial Officer Mai Yin Tan said “airasia Superapp is here to take the hassle out of booking the best value travel deals and is very useful not only for your domestic trips, but also for international travel. From flights on over 700 airlines, the best accommodation packages, to ride hailing, food, deliveries and more this should become your one stop shop for all your preferred travel bookings."

“I am also happy to announce that we have just been nominated as Asia’s Best Travel Booking App at the World Travel Awards. We hold this nomination so dear to our hearts because in just a year’s time, airasia Superapp’s efforts have been recognized in this prestigious award-giving body. I hope you can vote for us at

“We have a lot more in store for Filipinos with the airasia Superapp that you should definitely watch out for.”

airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
airasia Superapp event at SM MOA
The airasia Explore Your Way Fair was made possible in partnership with GCash, RCBC,  Sunlight Air, Megaworld, Red Planet, Hotel 101, Bluewater Resorts, OceanJet, The 815 Co., Bayongciaga, and Dermo Republiq.

At the exciting #ExploreYourWay event launch, attendees were given the opportunity to personally explore the airasia Superapp. This user-friendly application aims to make travel convenient by providing a range of services. Simply download the airasia Superapp from the App Store (for iOS), Play Store (for Android), or AppGallery (for Huawei), and enter your basic details. Once done, you'll have access to a variety of services, allowing you to fully enjoy the benefits of the superapp.


Jul 1, 2023

airasia Superapp
Experience the best in travel and live life in super style with the airasia Superapp! Formerly AirAsia Group, Capital A has transformed into one of Southeast Asia's leading online travel agencies (OTAs) with this all-in-one travel companion.

The airasia Superapp makes your travel journey a breeze. Everything is at your fingertips, from booking flights and finding comfortable accommodations to discovering the fastest routes and getting the best online shopping deals. With access to over 700 airlines, hotels, and transportation options worldwide, you can easily plan your trip and be rewarded.

Designed to provide a seamless and enjoyable travel experience, its user-friendly interface and comprehensive features ensure that every aspect of your journey is taken into account.

Booking Flights

Easily search, compare prices, and select the best flight options that suit your needs. The app provides access to a diverse selection of flights and destinations. Your itinerary, e-tickets, boarding passes, and flight updates are conveniently organized in one application, eliminating the need to search through emails or confirmation numbers.

Hotel Deals

Find the most comfortable accommodations for your stay. Choose from a wide range of hotels, compare prices, amenities, and read customer reviews. The airasia Superapp's SNAP feature combines flights and hotels into unbeatable packages, offering incredible deals and significant savings. It's as simple as a few clicks to bundle your ideal flight with a matching hotel, leaving you with more savings to enjoy unforgettable experiences.

Rewards, Rewards, Rewards

Earn points with every booking and transaction through the airasia Rewards Program. These points are equivalent to cash and can be redeemed for various travel perks, including discounted flights, hotel upgrades, airline privileges, and freebies. You can even exchange your earned points for loyalty programs to give as gifts to your family and friends.

Easier Transport

Beyond basic travel necessities, the airasia Superapp enhances your travel experience with convenient features. Book ferry and bus tickets to your destination, and access detailed maps and directions. Receive notifications and alerts for delays and disruptions and discover alternative routes to navigate the local transportation network efficiently.

Shop and Splurge

Indulge in a little retail therapy while on the go with the airasia Superapp's seamless online shopping platform. Discover exclusive deals and discounts from a wide range of partner merchants, including duty-free items. Whether it's fashion, electronics, or local souvenirs, the app ensures you conveniently find the best deals.

"airasia Superapp is committed to helping travelers make the most of their hard-earned money by offering affordable flight and hotel bundles. We are transforming the way we travel with this powerful platform," said Ray Berja, the airasia Superapp Philippines Managing Director.

Get ready to explore your way! Join airasia Superapp's biggest sale at SM Mall of Asia, Central Atrium, on July 8, 2023. Admission is free. Download the airasia Superapp from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store now and follow on Facebook and Instagram for more information.

Jun 21, 2023

After successfully organizing community runs in Luzon and Visayas, the Salomon Xtrail event has returned to Mindanao as part of the Summer Saya sa Isla 2023 festivities. The race took place on Samal Island last May 7, 2023, attracting a total of 471 participants out of the 525 registered individuals. The event featured two categories: a 15km race that began at 5:30 am and a 30km race that started at 1:15 am. Despite the rain, participants found the trails more thrilling and challenging, creating a unique and unforgettable experience.
Salomon Xtrail 2023 Samal
Salomon Xtrail 2023 Samal
Salomon Xtrail 2023 Samal

The Salomon Xtrail on Samal Island introduced new trails exclusively built for the event, expanding the variety of terrain available for trail runners. These new trails will now be accessible to all who wish to enjoy the natural beauty and demanding landscapes of Samal Island.

The winners of the 30km category were Maria Josephine Liao, Arian Jane Aloy, and Lizy Ayn Misa for the Women's category, and Jong Mahinay, Romnick Tongkaling, and Roberto Cain for the Men's category. In the 15km category, Mariel Cantila, Razzil, and Vanessa Manlosa Quiñanola emerged as winners in the Women's category, while Marjones Abugan, Paul James Zafico, and Antonio Baguio took the top three spots in the Men's category. The awards were presented by DOT XI, represented by RD Tanya Rabat-Tan.
Salomon Xtrail 2023 Samal
Aside from the race, participants and supporters enjoyed interactive games such as Beer Mile, Bring Me, and Longest Leg Raise. The success of the event was made possible by the support of various partners and sponsors, including the Department of Tourism XI, Samal LGU, Primer Group of Companies, ROX, Nalgene, Sea to Summit, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Pepsi, San Miguel Beer, Nature Spring, Unilab, Beach Hut, Blackwater, Anytime Fitness, Converge, Ad Focus, Omega, Salonpas, Bioderm, Extra Joss, MX3, Young Living, and Fitbar.

The Salomon Xtrail is an established regional trail run in the Asia-Pacific Region, gaining significant popularity in the Philippines. It has become the country's premier trail event, attracting dedicated athletes and enthusiasts year after year. With its diverse trails and race venues across the country, the Salomon Xtrail offers participants a chance to experience various terrains, elevations, and challenges, creating an extraordinary adventure for all involved. Moreover, the event promotes sustainability and environmental consciousness by encouraging participants to bring their own provisions, reflecting the race's commitment to the Green Race movement.

Beyond the race itself, the Salomon Xtrail provides an opportunity for individuals to connect with like-minded individuals and embrace an active and sustainable lifestyle while fostering a strong sense of community and camaraderie.

Jun 9, 2023

​Brokenshire Medical Center (BMC), a respected healthcare institution serving the Davao region for over a century, has unveiled its new brand identity and presented its future plans last June 7, 2023. When  I received the invitation to attend the event, I immediately said yes because I am a proud Brokenshire College graduate. I was able to take my fair share of experience in the hospital formerly known as Brokenshire Integrated Health Ministries, Inc.
Brokenshire Medical Center
The updated identity reflects BMC's unwavering dedication to patient-centered, innovative medical care. It includes a fresh visual identity, a refined mission statement, and a strengthened organizational culture, all aimed at improving the patient experience and achieving positive healthcare outcomes. With AppleOne Medical Group (AM) at the helm, BMC is transforming to better represent its commitment to health and wellness. AMG aims to enhance BMC's reputation as a leading provider of advanced healthcare in the region by upgrading infrastructure, leveraging technology, acquiring cutting-edge medical facilities, and employing competent and compassionate personnel.
Brokenshire Medical Center
Brokenshire Medical Center
Brokenshire Medical Center

One of the exciting developments is the BMC Heart Institute, offering world-class cardiovascular care to patients across the region. Equipped with advanced diagnostic tools and staffed by highly trained specialists, this groundbreaking facility ensures comprehensive cardiac care. BMC is also expanding its services to address the increasing demand for cancer treatment in the area. A dedicated chemo-infusion unit, led by experienced doctors and well-trained nurses, will provide comprehensive care and support to cancer patients. Moreover, BMC is establishing a Stroke Unit staffed by specialized experts to address a wide range of neurological conditions and provide personalized treatment plans. The hospital is also improving its CANDEV facility, the first hospital-based multidisciplinary center for children with special needs.

"We have always been at the forefront of healthcare innovation in the region and the country. We strive to surpass our past achievements because our patients deserve the best. We want to assure them that they are safe and well cared for the moment they step into BMC," said Mr. Ronnie Santos, BMC's CEO.
Brokenshire Medical Center
Brokenshire Medical Center
Brokenshire Medical Center

Founded in the early 1900s as the Davao Mission Hospital, BMC has grown into a Level 3 Training Hospital with a 200-bed capacity, offering a wide range of medical, nursing, ancillary, and support services.

Currently, BMC stands out as one of the few healthcare providers in the country specializing in and offering In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Moreover, it holds the distinction of being the first in Mindanao to provide Hybrid Endolap Surgery with Spyglass.

BMC takes pride in the effectiveness of its healthcare services, bolstered by various features and facilities. These include the Molecular Biology Laboratory, which is utilized for COVID testing, as well as the availability of 3D Mammogram Screening, CT Scan Facility, Eye Laser Center, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Treatment Center, Diagnostic & Operative Laparoscopy Center, Child & Adolescent Neuro-Developmental Center, Renal Dialysis Center, and Kidney Stone Center.


May 19, 2023

Xiaomi aims to showcase their newest smartphone lineup and portfolio of products in this year’s Xiaomi Fan Festival (XFF) roadshows, after a successful kickoff of the Redmi Note 12 Series and Xiaomi Fan Festival 2023 in Manila.

The festival has become even bigger as it brings the “Live Vivid” campaign to various locations across the Philippines from April to May. Xiaomi held a media event at Mr and Mrs B in Davao on May 5, where guests saw the Redmi Note 12 Series up close.
Live Vivid with Xiaomi Davao
Live Vivid in Davao Xiaomi

On May 6, the Xiaomi Fan Festival was held at Gaisano Mall Davao, where Xiaomi fans can join fun booth activities and avail of special XFF deals on select Xiaomi smartphones and AIoT products. Other Xiaomi products are also up for grabs at special prices, and the festival will continue in SM Dasmariñas (May 10 to 14) and SM Pampanga (May 17 to 21).

Xiaomi is happy and excited to bring the Xiaomi Fan Festival to Davao and be able to meet its Davaoeño fans. Our mission has always been to be a brand that equips young people with the latest technology available, so they can “Live Vivid” on their own terms,” says Tomi Adrias, Xiaomi Philippines’ Head of Marketing.
Live Vivid in Davao Xiaomi

The Redmi Note 12 Series delivers remarkable enhancements to the features that matter most to Xiaomi fans, especially the younger generation. Both the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G and Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G are equipped with 12Hz Flow AMOLED displays, supported by Dolby Vision® and Dolby Atmos®.

The phone series sports an impressive triple camera system with an up to 200MP primary camera with OIS, ultra-wide camera, and macro camera. The cameras’ advanced AI software algorithms, accelerated image processing, and other useful features also help to provide an unparalleled user experience.

The Redmi Note 12 Series is equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset to ensure smooth and reliable 5G performance and has a powerful 5,000mAh long-lasting battery.

The Redmi Note 12 is priced at P8,999 for 4+128 GB (online only), P9,999 for 6+128 GB, and P10,999 for 8+128 GB.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro+5G (8+256 GB) retails at PHP 21,999, while the Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is offered in two options: the 8+128 GB variant priced at PHP 16,999 and the 8+256 GB model at PHP 17,999.

Customers may purchase these devices online through Xiaomi’s official stores in Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok Shop as well as Authorized Xiaomi Stores and partner retailers nationwide, with Home Credit financing available at 0% interest.

May 18, 2023

Vision Express, a prominent provider of customized eye care solutions, celebrated a much-anticipated reopening of its newly renovated store at SM City Davao. The store, which is now bigger and better, officially opened on April 28, 2023, at the Ground Level of the Annex Building.

The grand opening event was attended by former President Rodrigo Duterte and Ms. Honeylet Avancena, and hundreds of people came to visit the newly opened store on the day of the opening. President Duterte, a resident of Davao City, has been a customer of Vision Express since the company's first store opening in the city in 2001.
Vision Express SM City DavaoVision Express SM City DavaoVision Express SM City Davao

The newly renovated store boasts a sleek and sophisticated look, showcasing Vision Express' new branding and store design. Vision Express prioritizes customer satisfaction, offering a delightful shopping experience with its new store design. With the reopening of the new store, Vision Express now has two stores in Davao, with the other store located on the Ground Floor of SM Lanang Premier. Across the Philippines, Vision Express has over 65 stores that offer customized eye care through their 7-step eye exam conducted by the country's top optometrists. 

Vision Express SM City Davao

For Davaoeños who are fashion and style conscious, the optical store offers over 50 of the world's biggest designer brands, including Ray-ban, Gucci, Prada, Mont Blanc, and D&G. 

Moreover, customers can take advantage of the "Buy One, Get One" promotion all year round, which means they can express their vision in style with different pairs of eyewear for their work and play needs without having to choose between two pairs of eyewear.

Apr 1, 2023

Top smart devices provider HONOR is ready to shower customers with attractive discounts and bundles in this 4.4 Sale on Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok Shop! A DSLR Smartphone - the HONOR X8a, is among the prominent offerings. What's exciting is that you can get up to Php 1,500 off, and free nationwide shipping.
HONOR Philippines 4.4 Sale

As you plan your summer trips this year, it’s important that the gadgets you’ll be bringing can help elevate your well-deserved vacation. Need a DSLR-like smartphone, HONOR X8a is for you. Long battery life? HONOR X7a can last you up to three days. If you are worried that you will continuously drop your phone during your travel, try our HONOR X9a 5G. And if you have a long trip planned, we have our HONOR MagicBook X laptops and HONOR Pad 8 perfect for your work requirements,” said Stephen Cheng, HONOR Philippines Vice President.

With HONOR, you can always keep your connections intact. Here are the shopping deals waiting for you!
  • When you buy an HONOR Pad 8, you'll receive a FREE Magic Keyboard worth Php 5,990.
  • For every purchase of HONOR MagicBook X 14 or HONOR MagicBook X 15, you can indulge in a free HONOR bag and Bluetooth Speaker worth Php 7,000.
  • Additionally, get your hands on HONOR X9a 5G, and receive a free Premium HONOR Speaker worth Php 3,999.
  • If you're treating yourself to an HONOR 70 5G, you'll also receive a complimentary HONOR Band 6 worth Php 1,990. So, hurry up and explore HONOR's trending phones.
HONOR Philippines 4.4 Sale

Get these and up to Php 1,500 worth of discounts with exclusive bundles and FREE shipping nationwide during the 4.4 Sale on Lazada ( from April 1 to 8, and on Shopee ( and TikTok Shop ( from April 4 to 6, 2023. Freebies are subject to availability and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information and announcements, you may visit HONOR’s website or social media platforms: Facebook (,  Instagram ( and TikTok: (