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Thursday, September 30, 2021

LRT-1 unveils virtual ikotMNL train ride video for National Tourism Week

As the Philippines gears up for recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and gradually improves quarantine restrictions in some areas, many are already eager to tap into their strong desire to travel and bring back a sense of normalcy to their daily lives. 


Private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) is one with the country and the rest of the world in recognizing the role of tourism and economic activities in achieving inclusive growth.


To cap off the National Tourism Week celebrated every year, LRMC has released the ikotMNL train ride video featuring a virtual tour of points of interest near LRT-1 stations.  The virtual tour begins at Roosevelt Station all the way to Baclaran Station. The video was produced in partnership with Cities: Skylines content creator Gilbert Roy Alva whose Gilbert Plays YouTube Channel has been active for the past five years.




The first stop of the virtual tour begins at the northernmost point at Roosevelt station, where shopping destinations SM North EDSA, Ayala Malls Trinoma, Munoz Market and S&R Congressional branch are easily accessible, as well as the Ninoy Aquino Wildlife Parks near the Quezon Memorial Circle. It is followed by the Balintawak station, where viewers are brought to the Ayala Malls CloverleafLanders Superstore as well as the Balintawak Market.


The journey continues at the Yamaha Monumento station, with nearby Malabon ZooAndres Bonifacio National Monument, and the future SM Grand Central as locations of interest. Venturing deeper into the capital city of Manila, one can dine in D’ Original Palabokan sa Obrero for authentic palabok, accessible from R. Papa station. Those looking for good lechon can get off at Abad Santos station to try Manila’s original lechon places—you can also stop by the Manila Chinese Cemetery or visit the row of cheap furniture stores located on Rizal Avenue Extension from here as well.


Those looking to take the Philippine National Railways (PNR) train can alight at Blumentritt station for the interchange. Further up the line is Tayuman station, where the Dangwa and Dapitan markets can be visited for great finds and fresh flowers. Travelers looking to visit the University of Santo Tomas, Manila’s oldest university, or find medical supplies at a bargain can go down at Bambang station. Shoppers wanting to get a taste of the authentic shopping experience in Manila’s famous Divisoria Mall can stop at Doroteo Jose station, where the University Belt and the interchange to the LRT-2 line are also found.


Hungry for some authentic Chinese food? Alighting from the Carriedo station will bring you to Manila’s Chinatown in Binondo.  Feast on noodles and more at restaurants like the original R. Ma Mon Luk, Sincerity Restaurant, David’s Tea House, and the Eng Bee Tin Flagship Store. The historic Binondo Church can also be found and the New Chinatown Arch. Near Carriedo Station, you can also shop for jewelry near Chinatown Gold Center or for handicraft at Quiapo 21 Awesome Budget Home Finds. The legacy site of SM (the first SM Store) is near the station too for items on clearance sale.


Looking to soak up the rich history of the city of Manila? What better place to go to than the walled city of Intramuros.  For other must-see local tourist stops, alight at the Central Station to lead you to the Manila City Hall, Liwasang Bonifacio, and the newly-refurbished Metropolitan Theater. Other nearby landmarks to visit include the Rizal Park and the National Museum Complex.  This is easily accessible from the UN Avenue Station.  From there, city landmarks like the University of the Philippines Manila, the Philippine General Hospital, the Manila Zoo, Plaza Rajah Sulayman and Remedios Circle in bustling Malate can be reached from the next stop, Pedro Gil station.


More historic sites are up the street, as getting down on Vito Cruz station lets you go to De La Salle University and the College of Saint Benilde, Rizal Memorial Stadium, Coconut Palace, and Cultural Center of the Philippines. The next stop, Gil Puyat station, is near the Upside Down Museum, the Buendia Food Court (with a lot of great food options), the World Trade Center, and the bus terminals for provincial trips.


Shoppers will want to get down at Libertad station, which traverses the city of Pasay, as the famed Cartimar Shopping Center is located within walking distance from the station. The Dampa sa Pasay, Cuneta Astrodome, and the Pasay City Hall are also nearby. One more stop after this, EDSA station, places you near the SM Mall of Asia complex, with Conrad Manila, Dessert Museum, future IKEA store, and the Philippine Senate which areeasily accessible. The MRT-3 interchange is also located at the EDSA station.


Last but not the least, the southernmost stop is Baclaran station, where the Baclaran Shopping Center, Baclaran Church, and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport are located, capping off the eventful trip through the metropolis. The Baclaran Station will soon connect to the new stations being added in the Cavite Extension Project once it is completed.


“Our ikotMNL tourism campaign aligns with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in particular Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth, showing the importance of building back better especially after this pandemic. Through this video, we wanted to promote the value of LRT-1’s network, how it is connecting people to life-relevant destinations and delivering them to these places in comfort. These important destinations include food places, shopping areas, leisure sites, schools, work places among others. We wanted to reveal local spots of interest and encourage people to discover more of their neighborhoods via public or active transport, while traveling today still remains largely limited,” LRMC Head of Corporate Communications and Customer Relations Jacqueline Gorospe said. 


“We have our mobile app, also called ikotMNL, to equip our commuters with better information about the train rides, destinations, and LRT-1 operations. It is available for download for free on Google Play and App Store to help them on their next LRT-1 trip,” Gorospe added.


With the strict implementation of its health and safety protocols, LRMC assures that LRT-1 passengers can have peace of mind while riding the train as they go out for essential needs or even leisure trips around the metro once again.


For more updates and info on the LRT-1, follow LRMC on Facebook at, Twitter at @officialLRT1, or download the ikotMNL mobile app for free on Google Play and App Store.


Smart announces there’s no need to change your number through MNP when you switch to Smart

Switching to the country’s fastest and most reliable mobile network without having to change your number is now possible as Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) launches its Mobile Number Portability (MNP) capability starting today, Sept. 30.  

MNP, which is covered by the MNP Act or RA 11202,  enables Filipinos to retain their mobile number even when they change service providers, giving them greater freedom to choose the best network and services that suit their needs. Under MNP, customers may also switch their prepaid account to a postpaid plan and vice-versa without replacing their mobile number.  

 Make the Smart move now 


To switch to the Smart network, a mobile user must first secure a Unique Subscriber Code from his or her originating provider to serve as clearance, and bring it to the nearest Smart Store along with a valid ID and any proof of mobile ownership. From there, Smart shall begin processing the MNP application without any charges.  To know more about making the Smart move, mobile users may also visit or head to the nearest Smart Store.  

“MNP enables more mobile users to finally make the Smart move and experience the country’s fastest mobile data network without the hassles that go with changing one’s mobile number – from having to import contacts and inform your circles, to relinking digital subscriptions and e-wallets,” said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.   

“It is also a game-changer for the telco industry because it pushes us to improve and raise the bar on our services, which we at Smart have been constantly doing with our aggressive network improvement efforts and 5G rollout."  

Philippines’ Fastest 5G Network  

Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, has recognized these efforts in a new report declaring Smart as the country’s most reliable 5G mobile operator*.   


To clinch the award, Smart obtained the highest scores in 5G Consistency and 5G Availability based on Speedtest Intelligence data in Q2 2021. 5G Consistency is calculated based on the percentage of a provider’s users that meet minimum download and upload speeds. On the other hand, 5G Availability identifies the network whose users spend the highest percentage of their time on 5G.  


Smart topped 5G Consistency with a score of 89.78 percent versus Globe’s 78.15 percent. Smart also led when it comes to 5G Availability with a score of 14.67 percent versus Globe’s 11.86 percent.   

Prior to this, Ookla has also cited Smart as the Philippines’ Fastest 5G Mobile Network in Q1-Q2 2021**, with median download and upload speeds that are twice as fast as its closest rival.  The firm has also declared Smart as the Philippines' fastest mobile network for four years in a row now.  

“These awards only reinforce the superior customer experience we offer our subscribers. These also inspire us to keep getting better and faster so our customers can live the Giga Life and pursue their passions in our increasingly digitized world,” said Basas.  


Since it launched the country's first commercial 5G service in July last year, Smart has now fired up over 4,000 5G sites in more than 3,000 locations across the nation, making it the Philippines' first, fastest, and widest 5G network. 


Innovative services for subscribers  

Beyond providing fast mobile connectivity, Smart also constantly dishes out innovative services to stay ahead of subscribers’ needs.  

Those who wish to switch to a Smart Postpaid may sign up for the new Signature Plans+ starting at P999 per month, and enjoy the first postpaid lineup in the country featuring Unli 5G access plus Unli Calls & Texts to All Networks, Unli Calls to All Landline Numbers, and a 12-month mobile subscription to Netflix.   

On the other hand, new Prepaid subscribers will enjoy Giga Hello data, call, and text freebies to keep them connected from the get-go. Smart Prepaid subscribers can also enjoy unlimited access to their favorite apps with Unli GIGA offers, while TNT customers can enjoy Double GIGA Video which comes with 14 GB for more streaming on YouTube, iWantTFC, CignalPlay, and GigaPlay plus 2 GB for all sites and apps valid for 7 days. 

Smart also enables all subscribers to conveniently manage their digital lifestyle with the GigaLife App, an innovative one-stop app that allows subscribers to check their account details, monitor their subscriptions and usage, and buy promos from a comprehensive list of offers to suit every lifestyle. Subscribers may also conveniently transact on the GigaLife App using GigaPay as well as earn and accumulate GigaPoints that may be exchanged for exclusive rewards, lifestyle perks, and awesome experiences.   

Make the Smart move now! Visit or head to the nearest Smart Store to know more.  

*Most Reliable 5G Mobile Network based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® 5G Availability and 5G Consistency data in Philippines Q2 2021. Ookla trademarks are used under license and reprinted with permission.   

**Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1–Q2 2021. Ookla trademarks are used under license and reprinted with permission.   


PascualLab launches its natural food supplement brand WellGreens’ newest premium and certified organic products

Pascual Laboratories, Inc. (PascualLab), one of the top-of-mind pharmaceutical companies in the Philippines,¹ launches its natural food supplement brand WellGreens’ newest premium and certified organic products in a campaign and with a new partner in health. 


Choose Premium and Certified Organic - WellGreens

WellGreens delivers the organic goodness and natural benefits of these premium ingredients in one convenient capsule: 

Sinta – helps to lower blood sugar2 and relieve symptoms of common cold3

Mangosteen + Malunggay – aids in weight management4 and boosting the immune system5 and milk production in lactating women6

Lagundi + Cuban Oregano – helps relieve mild to moderate cough7 and for Cuban Oregano, 

increases expectoration8

Turmeric – helps reduce inflammation or relieve the pain caused by osteoarthritis9 

and alleviate exercise-induced muscle soreness10

Ginger – helps ease migraine,11 dysmenorrhea,12 and heavy menstrual bleeding13

Malunggay – benefits people with poor nourishment,14 compromised immunity,5 anemia,15 as well as lactating women6

Ampalaya – helps reduce blood sugar level and other risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, such as body weight, blood pressure, and blood lipid levels.16


These premium and certified organic WellGreens natural food supplements are made from high-quality and 100% organic ingredients grown and manufactured in one of the largest organic farms in the Philippines, Leonie Agri Corp – a PascualLab subsidiary. 


Each WellGreens product is made by LAC using a combination of internationally certified organic methods and adherence to high pharmaceutical standards. LAC is proudly certified organic by the USDA and EU Organic and is also certified by the Department of Agriculture for Good Agricultural Practice, the Food and Drug Authority for Good Manufacturing Practice, and by the Islamic Dawah Council for Halal. These further ensure premium quality 

in each product. 

Alice Dixson Starts Making Good Choices

And in going beyond, WellGreens also takes it further as it welcomes movie and TV actress, and model Alice Dixson, as its newest brand endorser.  Dixson is also a fitspiration so it makes her the natural choice for WellGreens as she walks the talk in terms of her personal journey towards health and wellness.


Dixon says: “I started as a commercial model and my initial foray has taken me to TV and then to movies. Just like my work, I’ve also experienced going out of my comfort zone in terms of my health. Years ago, I started working out and eating healthy and I have not looked back since.”  She adds: “Now that I’m a mother, it all the more makes sense to start making good choices for my health. That’s why WellGreens’ offer came at such a right time.”


So whether in life or in health, go beyond natural. Choose the premium and certified organic food supplements of WellGreens. 


WellGreens organic natural food supplements are exclusively available in Mercury Drug branches nationwide and at PascualLab’s flagship Lazada and Shopee stores.


Havas Life will be hosting the webinar “The World Reimagined: A Prosumer Report on Health and Hygiene” featuring experts from health care and government

As the world slowly and cautiously reopens and Filipinos pin their hopes on vaccination, it is becoming clear that our post-pandemic lives will never be the same again. With COVID-19 permanently transforming the way we live; we must start to imagine how our future will be shaped by these changes. 


As part of its campaign “The New Life: A Health Care Lens Towards a Post-Pandemic World,” Havas Life will be hosting the webinar “The World Reimagined: A Prosumer Report on Health and Hygiene” featuring experts from health care and government as they provide their points of view about life coming out of the pandemic. 

Sharing their insights will be Dr. Eric Tayag, Director IV Knowledge Management and Information Technology Service Department of the Department of Health; Dr. Christine Tinio, Vice-President of the Philippine Medical Association; and Dr. Ted Padilla, Executive Director of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines.  The online discussion is the third and last in Havas Life’s series of webinars on the effects of COVID-19 on health and wellness. 


The webinar will mainly feature highlights from the Havas Prosumer Report on Health and Hygiene, which reflects insights from Filipino prosumers and their views on the role the health sector in paving the way for a better post-pandemic world. The Prosumer Report is a series of thought leadership publications by the Havas Group in order to understand emerging trends. Prosumers are the 30% of the consumers who are today’s leading influencers and market drivers. What prosumers are doing today, mainstream consumers are likely to follow 6 to 18 months after.


“While we may not be nearing the end of the pandemic just yet, we should already be thinking of how to cope with its irreversible and long-term effects in our society. There may be a lot of things we still can’t answer with certainty but what is clear is the huge role that the healthcare sector will play even after COVID-19 is no longer a global threat,” said Amor Magno, General Manager of Havas Life. “That’s why Havas Life is investing in these exchanges and reports, because we believe we should think beyond the immediate effects of the pandemic.”


Launched early this year, The New Life Webinar series of Havas Life is Havas Media Ortegas response to the impacts of the COVID pandemic. Havas Life provides an integrated approach to communication by combining market research with medical expertise.


The World Reimagined: A Prosumer Report on Health and Hygiene webinar will be held on September 30, 4PM to 6PM Manila time. To register, visit


Find out what kind of listener you are and check out the best Spotify Premium Mini plan suited for your lifestyle

Whether it's an inspiring podcast to kickstart your week or a playlist of your favorite tracks for your run, nothing perks up anyone's mood like good audio content. Good news! PayMaya has teamed up with Spotify to offer the ability to directly purchase Premium and Premium Mini plans on the PayMaya mobile app. With Spotify’s recent launch of Premium Mini in the Philippines, PayMaya users can now conveniently access their everyday e-wallet to purchase its weekly and daily subscriptions for as low as PHP7/day and PHP26/week.  

And hello to listening to downloaded music while on the go! Spotify Premium Mini gives listeners a subset of their favorite Premium features, and the ability to pay for it by the day or by the week, paying for only when they need it.  


Looking to upgrade your listening experience? Find out what kind of listener you are and check out the best Spotify Premium Mini plan suited for your lifestyle:  


For the on-the-go listener. Your days are usually packed with a long list of tasks to tick off, and you’d like to kickstart your week with a motivational podcast from Superhuman with Wil Dasovich or an entertaining episode from Between Us Queens to get you going. You only want to enjoy ad-free listening for an entire day, Mondays specifically – to get you ready for the rest of the week. With the Spotify Premium Mini plan worth PHP7, you can do just that, available for purchase directly on the PayMaya app!  


For the holidaymakers at home. Reimagine a vacation at home with a few tweaks to make your house staycation ready. You’ve finally decided to take that well-deserved break, so disconnect from your emails and rearrange your space, maybe pick up that book you’ve been meaning to read, or even try out that recipe that’s burning in your mind. Spotify’s weekly Premium Mini plan will be the perfect audio companion during your break, from curated playlists to podcasts to inspire you. Simply purchase via the PayMaya app for just PHP26. 


For the fitness newbie. You've just started a new 30-day workout challenge, and you're determined to get fitter and stronger by the end of the month. Since gyms are not yet operational, you have to do all this while staying at home. Good thing, all you need is your yoga mat and a fun Spotify workout playlist to keep you pumped. You can conveniently purchase a Spotify Premium Plan good for 30 days for just PHP149!  


As a special launch offer, PayMaya users can access a 7-day Spotify Premium free trial on the PayMaya mobile app. To subscribe to Spotify Premium on PayMaya: 

·       Make sure that your PayMaya app is updated to the latest version, then tap the "Play" button on the PayMaya app homepage.  

·       On the “Music” tab, choose Spotify and the desired Premium Mini Plan. Choose between the monthly, weekly or daily subscription. 

·       Download and sign in to Spotify.  

·       Complete the purchase using your PayMaya wallet, and you're in!  

If you’re looking for that tamang timpla in your cup of coffee, try the NEW Great Taste Duo

Admit it, getting up in the morning can be one of the most challenging things you do in a day, especially with the weather getting a wee bit more relaxing lately. The temptation to have a slow and sluggish start to your day may get way too difficult to fight.


But being late to anything, whether to your morning ritual or to your work is never a good way to start the day. No matter how inviting it is to sleep in, you’ve got it in you to seize the morning and make it a great one.


And what better way to do just that than to have your perfect cup of coffee, right? Not only can it help give you the energy that you need, it can also put a smile on your face. 

If you’re looking for that tamang timpla in your cup of coffee, try the NEW Great Taste Duo — the first 2-in-1 coffee mix in the market. It’s got the bold coffee flavor you crave for in the morning, mixed with just the right amount of sugar to sweeten your days.


This innovative mix of dark roast coffee and brown sugar is perfect to make you feel energized and ready to conquer a busy day ahead. Since it’s also easy to prepare, you can enjoy this at any time of the day too. What’s best about it is it’s available both online and in your nearby sari-sari store for only Php 5.00 per sachet!


Sometimes all you need is the ideal 2-in-1 coffee companion to put a smile on your face first thing in morning or in the middle of a challenging task. So, don’t forget to grab some when you go out to get buy your favorite pandesal and palaman breakfast combo.


For more information on this all-new 2-in-1 coffee mix, visit

Smart launches the Signature Plans+, the first and only postpaid line-up in the country that features Unli 5G access

Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to set the pace for 5G in the Philippines as it launches the Signature Plans+, the first and only postpaid line-up in the country that features Unli 5G access for subscribers.


Aside from Unli 5G access, the groundbreaking Signature Plans+ also come with other unlimited features for a truly worry-free postpaid experience. These include Unli Calls & Texts to All Networks, Unli Calls to All Landline Numbers, plus 12-month Netflix Mobile Plan subscription for unlimited enjoyment of thousands of award-winning shows, series, and more. 


The launch of the Signature Plans+ comes on the heels of Smart’s latest recognition from Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis,  as the ‘Most Reliable 5G Mobile Operator in the Philippines.’* To clinch this award, Smart obtained the highest scores for 5G Consistency and 5G Availability in the country.


Ookla has also recently cited Smart as the Fastest 5G Mobile Network in the Philippines for Q1-Q2 2021,** with a Speed Score of 204.81 – twice the score of its closest rival – using real-world tests by subscribers.

Unlock unlimited possibilities with Unli 5G


“Our Signature Plan+ offers are in line with our strategic efforts to bring the game-changing benefits of Smart 5G to more Filipinos, “ said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

Jane J. Basas, Smart SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business

“Speed has always been vital in our increasingly digital world, and we believe that by offering an Unli 5G experience on our fastest 5G network we are enabling you to realize unlimited possibilities in your careers and passions. We’ve designed the Signature Plans+ to be simply unlimited for the unlimited you,” she added.

With Unli 5G on the Smart Signature Plans+, subscribers can upload and download heavy work files in seconds, make crystal-clear video calls, and stream virtual seminars and classes seamlessly. Customers can also post and share their passions with the rest of the world faster, and immerse in their choice of entertainment with seamless streaming and lag-free gaming anytime and anywhere.

The unlimited features of Signature Plans+ also make sure subscribers are worry-free especially when it comes to getting in touch with loved ones, checking in with friends and colleagues at work or business, as well as making important landline calls when necessary. 

Alfredo S. Panlilio, PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications President and CEO

Shing Dimagiba, Smart VP and Head of Postpaid Marketing

Enjoy simply unlimited plans starting at Php999 per month

Signature Plans+ come in four SIM-Only plans, which are all packed with bigger and better data allocation. 

For Plan XL+ at Php2,499 per month, subscribers can get true Unlimited 5G & 4G data throughout their contract. 

For the other plans, subscribers get Unlimited 5G data for six months plus big data allocations -- Plan S+ (Php999 per month) with 20GB, Plan M+ (Php1,499 per month) with 40GB and Plan L+ (Php1,999) with 60GB. 

On top of that, all these postpaid plans are packed with Unlimited Calls & Texts to All Networks, Unlimited Landline Calls to All Networks and a Netflix Mobile Plan subscription.

Smart will also soon provide options to pair Signature Plans+ with 5G devices through its partnerships with leading smartphone makers, including Apple, Huawei, OPPO, realme, Samsung, vivo, and Xiaomi, among others.

Smart Signature subscribers are also able to conveniently manage their digital life using the GigaLife App, a one-stop app that enables them to check their account details, monitor their subscription, as well as earn and accumulate GigaPoints for exclusive rewards and perks.


Make the Smart move now

The launch of Signature Plans+ reinforces Smart’s position as the pioneer of 5G in the Philippines. To date, Smart has fired up over 4,000 5G sites in more than 3,000 strategic locations across the nation, making it the first, fastest, and widest 5G network in the country.

Customers can apply for the new Signature Plans+ at all Smart Stores nationwide. There’s also no better time than now to switch and make the Smart move without changing your number through the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) facility. To know more about MNP, visit

You can also know the perfect Signature Plans+ offer that suits your unlimited lifestyle on the GigaLife App and at



*Most Reliable 5G Mobile Network based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® 5G Availability and 5G Consistency data in Philippines Q2 2021. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. 

**Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1-Q2 2021. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

PLDT Home is the official broadband partner of Miss Universe Philippines 2021

As the official broadband partner of Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2021, PLDT Home reignites its commitment in powering young Filipina queens on their quest to become an inspiration to the world.


The country’s leading telecommunications and digital services provider joins millions of Filipinos online this September 30 (Thursday), as 28 Miss Universe Philippines candidates get together at the Henann Resort Alona Beach, Bohol for the Grand Coronation night. What to expect: A showcase of beauty, talent, and heart that will altogether define what it means to be a #StrongerQueenWithin!


PLDT Home is coming off last year’s successful partnership with the much-anticipated local pageant, which then crowned Iloilo’s Rabiya Mateo as both Miss Universe Philippines and Miss PLDT Home.

Mateo, a top 21 finisher at the 69th Miss Universe Pageant in Hollywood, Florida last May, will also be present at the Miss Universe Philippines 2021 event to crown her Miss PLDT Home successor.


The Miss Universe Philippines 2021 coronation night will be streamed live via KTX on September 30, 7pm. It will be telecast via GMA 7 on October 3.


“We’re proud and delighted to have PLDT Home again as Miss Universe Philippines partner. We’re thankful for the brand joining and supporting our cause,” said MUP national director Shamcey Supsup-Lee.


“Together, we believe we can pave the way for queens to serve others and be an inspiration. Specifically, during this pandemic, it is through their strong and meaningful online connections that they become better, stronger, and more empowered women with a heart.”

The newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines will represent the Philippines in the international pageant, to be held in Eilat, Israel in December. 


As MUP’s official broadcast partner, PLDT Home seeks to power our young queens through their life in the new normal. By building powerful digital connections that bridge them to the rest of the world, the brand is able to help these beautifully confident Filipinas in their different advocacies and causes.


Follow the journey of Miss Universe Philippines 2021 and join the conversation online using the hashtags #StrongerQueenWithin and #InspireYou. Get the latest updates about PLDT Home through its social media pages on Facebook (, Instagram and Twitter (@pldthome). 


Stay Cool this Summer: Home Credit's Top Refrigerators for Your Refreshing Treats

Now that summer is in full swing, we are all craving cool and refreshing treats and drinks to beat the intense heat and quench our thirst.  ...