Unlock massive discounts and win an OPPO Find N3 Flip on OPPO’s 6.6 Mega Sale!

Grab select devices to upgrade your everyday life for just ₱6 on June 6

Be on the lookout for a shopping spree like no other and take advantage of big discounts on OPPO’s 6.6 Mega Sale featuring unbeatable deals and freebies on a variety of OPPO devices.

OPPO fans can take advantage of this exciting promo from June 6 to 10, with massive discounts of up to 66% on select OPPO smartphones, all-day vouchers, exclusive freebies, and special ₱6 bargains on OPPO’s official TikTok, Shopee and Lazada platforms.

Plus, every purchase of an OPPO smartphone will give you a chance to win an OPPO Find N3 Flip via a special raffle!

Maximize Your Savings with Exclusive Vouchers and Discounts

You can save as you spend more with a Php 50 shipping discount voucher for every purchase of Php 500 or more and a Php 100 livestream voucher for every minimum spend of Php 4,999.

The excitement doesn’t stop there—everyone can enjoy all-day discount vouchers with Php 100 off for a minimum purchase of Php5,499, Php 200 off for Php 8,999 and Php 400 for 13,999.

There’s more! Dive into a 30% discount for every Php 3,499 purchase on Shopee capped at ₱1,200, 0% interest installment plans on select phones via SPayLater, Php 1,200 discount voucher for a minimum spend of Php 8,999 on Lazada and up to 0% interest for 45 days via LazPayLater.

You’ll also get a rare chance to boost your tech collection and avail the OPPO Band, OPPO Enco Buds2, OPPO Enco Air2, OPPO MH320 and OPPO DL129 for only just ₱6 each on Shopee, Lazada and TikTok on June 6.

Score fantastic freebies for an enjoyable shopping experience

To make your indulgence even more exciting, OPPO is giving out these freebies when you buy your next smartphone from June 6 to 10:

  • Free MH320 Earphones with every purchase of the OPPO A38 and OPPO A58
  • Free Pearl Case and OPPO Enco Air2 when you buy the OPPO Find N3 Flip
  • Free (YC C3 Rainbow) Speakers for all OPPO A78 5G and OPPO Pad Air purchases
  • Free S1 Bluetooth Speakers for all OPPO Reno11 Series 5G purchases

Enjoy Fantastic Bundle Deals to Enhance Your Shopping Experience

To top off these amazing deals, OPPO is also offering fantastic bundle deals on wearables and smartphones. Elevate your digital lifestyle with the OPPO Band and OPPO Enco Buds2, OPPO A17K paired with either the OPPO Band or OPPO Enco Buds2, and OPPO A18 with the OPPO Band or OPPO Enco Buds2.

Watch out for these deals and visit the official OPPO online store or check out OPPO Philippines’ official social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok from June 6 to June 10 to discover the perfect tech companions for your lifestyle.

To get the best care for your OPPO devices, visit your nearest OPPO Care Center or contact us on our website, via Facebook.

 

Reading Books, Changing Lives: The Big Bad Wolf Takes “Big Bad Tour: Mission 1 New Million Readers” to Parqal!

Calling all Manila bookworms! The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, the world’s biggest book sale, has landed back in our homeland! Big Bad Wolf Books’ much-anticipated return to Manila also marks the official launch of the “Big Bad Tour: Mission 1 New Million Readers” campaign that will take the renowned book sale to six cities in the Philippines, kicking off at Parqal, Aseana City from May 24 to June 2, 2024.

The book sale offers a collection of over two million budget-friendly books across various titles, including children’s literature, educational reads, and Filipino titles. That’s not all! To make the books accessible to a wider audience and to encourage more Filipinos to cultivate the habit of reading, the book sale promises exclusive deals and discounts including a special offer for Metrobank credit cardholders who can also enjoy a 0% 3-month installment for a single-receipt purchase of at least P3,000.

Swedish furnishing brand IKEA is also returning to the book sale to give readers a cozy treat, plus a chance to win over P50,000 worth of prizes! More details on the exciting promo will come out on Big Bad Wolf Books’ social media pages, so stay tuned!

 

Big Bad Wolf Books co-founder Andrew Yap

Big Bad Wolf Books co-founder Andrew Yap said, “This book sale is about making literature accessible to everyone, regardless of their background.” He added, “Our goal is to put books in the hands of as many readers as possible, to empower people, especially the youth, and to transform communities through the joy of books.”

 

Big Bad Wolf Books Philippine Managing Partner Carol Chuaying

Big Bad Wolf Books Philippine Managing Partner Carol Chuaying spoke about the campaign to reach one million new readers saying, “Books have the ability to change lives. Through this campaign, we hope to ignite a passion for reading  that will drive educational growth and personal development across the country.” She expressed her enthusiasm and optimism for the campaign to drive an impact on the local communities. She remarked, “We are thrilled to see such an enthusiastic turnout, and we’re confident that together we can reach one million readers.”

 

 DSWD Undersecretary of Legislative Affairs Fatima Aliah Dimaporo

Guests came together to celebrate the official launch of the “Big Bad Tour: 1 New Million Readers” campaign. During the event, Yap and Chuaying ceremoniously turned over books donated through the Red Readerhood Program to Ambassador of Malaysia to the Philippines Dato’ Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary of Legislative Affairs Fatima Aliah Dimaporo.

The event was also graced by representatives of Big Bad Wolf Books’ partner organizations, including Metrobank Credit Card General Usage Head, Emily Koa; 2GO Business Unit Head for 2GO Forwarding, Francis Anne “Faye” Alonzo Babar; IKEA Marketing and PR Manager, Patrick Marcelo; IKEA Philippines Country Inspiration and Communication Manager, Jasmin Cruz; and Aseana City Chief Executive Officer, Delfin Angelo Wenceslao.

Malaysian Ambassador to the Philippines Dato’ Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino

Malaysian Ambassador to the Philippines Dato’ Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino, lauded the initiative, claiming it will leave a lasting impact on countless lives. “Education is a cornerstone of progress, and promoting literacy is a vital step towards a brighter future for the Philippines,” he said.

DSWD Undersecretary Fatima Aliah Dimaporo echoed these sentiments stating, “In a world where knowledge is power, initiatives like these serve as a beacon of hope. Encouraging reading and making books accessible to all is an investment in the country’s future,” she said. “I am proud to support Big Bad Wolf in their mission to cultivate a culture of reading in the Philippines.”

 

Big Bad Wolf Books’ donations to DSWD

The book sale promises to be the most spectacular yet! Aside from jaw-dropping deals and discounts, it will also feature exciting activities and events. Attendees can also look forward to meet-and-greets with beloved authors, engaging literary workshops, and exclusive book signings with renowned figures like Bro. Bo Sanchez, Bernadette Sembrano, and many more!

As the doors open to an ocean of books, Big Bad Wolf Books invites seasoned and budding readers from far and wide to join the movement and be part of the campaign to reach a million new readers. Experience the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale on the 3rd floor of Parqal, Aseana City from May 24 to June 2, 2024. Doors open at 10:00 AM to 12:00 midnight daily, and admission is free! See you there!

For more information regarding Big Bad Wolf’s current and upcoming Book Sales, you can visit their website or check out their social media accounts (Facebook | Instagram)

CHERRY SMART TV WITH FREE KARAOKE RHYTHM FOR ONLY P14,999

Who says entertainment should be limited? With the CHERRY Aqua Smart TV FHD 43″, you can upgrade your experience of fun with its limited offer of FREE CHERRY Wireless Karaoke Rhythm for only P14,999, starting from May 27, 2024, to June 30, 2024.

With the television’s 60Hz refresh rate and 43-inch dimension, CHERRY ensures that every image or video on your screen is comfortable for your eyes. Equipped with the Google Play feature to download streaming services, this android-operated TV device can be used for your Netflix, YouTube, and Prime Video shows. Moreover, since Filipinos instill a culture of singing with karaoke, you can use both devices in one sitting as the TV has 2.4GHz/5GHz WiFi or Bluetooth 5.1 frequencies, which are perfect for transmitting connections on your very own set of karaoke machines — a nice way to spend the rainy season.

Apart from this, CHERRY Karaoke Rhythm is also ideal for outdoor occasions. Need it for a road trip session with your friends or family? Or even a birthday party held outside of your homes? No worries, since this wireless speaker functions with a 4000mAh battery capacity and 2 type C USB microphones, a perfect match for your needs!

So don’t miss out on this amazing, limited-time deal and grab yourself one now for only P14,999! Visit our stores in SM Megamall, SM Fairview, SM Bacoor, SM Ecoland, SM Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, and Robinsons Manila, and CHERRY-sh your way with us!

For more information, you can visit us at:

CHERRY Shop PH: www.cherryshop.com.ph

CCIP gets IP Citation in 2024 Gawad Yamang Isip Awards

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) recognized the Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines (CCIP) for its intellectual property (IP) initiatives and IP protection efforts during the 2024 Gawad Yamang Isip Awards held at Dusit Thani Manila.

CCIP president Christine Michelle Reyes and CCIP executive vice president for external affairs Jenny Nunez received the IP Citation on behalf of the chamber.

The recognition highlights CCIP’s valuable contributions to the success of the 2024 National Intellectual Property Month (NIPM 2024). CCIP actively collaborates with IPOPHL to conduct workshops for its members and other cosmetics companies. These workshops play a crucial role in educating businesses on the importance of trademarks and intellectual property for their growth and protection.

IPOPHL’s The Gawad Yamang Isip honors intellectual property rights holders who have made significant contributions to innovation, creativity, and industry development.

Why you should watch “The Idea of You” on Prime Video

Prepare to be swept away by the captivating tale of The Idea of You set to premiere on Prime Video on May 2. Based on the acclaimed contemporary love story of author Robinne Lee, the film follows the life of Solène (Anne Hathaway), a 40-year-old single mother, whose world takes an unforeseen turn when she finds herself entangled in a whirlwind romance with Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the lead singer of the hottest boy band on the planet, August Moon.

Directed by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick) and boasting a stellar cast led by Academy award-winning actress and producer Anne Hathaway and talented actor Nicholas Galitzine, together with Ella Rubin, Reid Scott, and Annie Mumolo, The Idea of You delves into the complexities of love, fame, and personal relationships. 

Producer Cathy Schulman shares, “It’s about two people who wouldn’t likely be together but who really like each other. And, hopefully, you’ll want to go on this journey with them as they navigate their way into having a relationship against all kinds of obstacles.”

As Solène and Hayes navigate their budding romance, audiences will be charmed by the dynamic performances of Hathaway and Galitzine, who breathe life into their characters with depth and authenticity. Rubin, Scott, and Mumolo further enrich the narrative, each bringing their unique talents to the screen.

Experience the Magic of August Moon

Led by the charismatic lead singer, Hayes Campbell (Galitzine), alongside Raymond Cham Jr., Jaiden Anthony, Viktor White, and Dakota Adan, August Moon boasts a lineup of talent that goes beyond the ordinary. These multi-talented actors were chosen not only for their acting prowess but also for their remarkable dancing skills, which play a significant role in the film’s electrifying performances.

Under the direction of renowned choreographer Dani Vitale and music supervisor Frankie Pine, the members of August Moon underwent intensive training to deliver captivating stage shows and perform original songs that add an exciting dimension to the film’s narrative. From the pulsating energy of Dance Before We Walk to the heartfelt lyrics of Closer, August Moon captivates audiences with their charisma and talent, creating unforgettable moments that resonate long after the credits roll.

Cham Jr., who portrays Oliver, one of the members of August Moon, looked back on the experience, “we were really hyped to get on stage and finally be able to perform.” His sentiment is echoed by his co-stars, who share in the excitement of bringing the iconic boy band to life on screen.

Setting the Stage

Production designer Amy Williams meticulously crafted the vibrant world of The Idea of You, from the pulsating energy of Coachella to the cozy intimacy of Solène’s home and art gallery. With careful attention to detail, Williams transformed each setting into a vivid and immersive backdrop that enhances the film’s narrative. Collaborating closely with costume designer Jacqueline Demeterio, Williams ensured that the visual aesthetic harmonizes seamlessly with the characters’ attire, enriching the cinematic experience.

From the sun-drenched landscapes of Los Angeles to the electrifying atmosphere of Coachella, Williams’ artistry transports audiences into a world where love knows no bounds. Through her meticulous attention to detail and creative vision, Williams elevates the film’s setting, inviting audiences to immerse themselves in the heart of Solène and Hayes’ captivating romance.

The Idea Behind The Idea of You

Reflecting on the film’s themes, Hathaway shares, “we wanted to make a movie that would make audiences feel wonderful by telling a story about people who are a pleasure to know and are fun to watch together.”

Director Showalter adds, “it’s about something. I think, in our own small way, we’re commenting on how we, as a society, look at other people’s choices, and rush to judgment and want to have opinions about what other people choose to do with their relationships.”

Don’t miss the premiere of The Idea of You on May 2, exclusively on Prime Video. Subscribers can watch movies and series on hundreds of compatible devices from anywhere, at any time, and even download episodes for offline viewing at no extra cost. Prime Video is available in the Philippines for only PHP149 a month.

 For more updates on Prime Video, follow it on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube. Stream anywhere, anytime at primevideo.com or download the Prime Video app on Google Play, Apple Store, and Microsoft

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Achieve #KilayGoals with these microblading pens for bushier, fuller brows

It’s no-brainer that Filipino beauty is on fire! If you’re looking to achieve those gorgeous, full brows that frame your face perfectly, then it’s high time to ditch the tweezers and check out these micro blading eyebrow pen recommendations.

Everyday-friendly find

 Ever Bilena Pro Studio Finish Eyebrow Pen (Php 199): This drugstore favorite boasts a three-pronged tip for creating natural hair-like strokes. Choose from “Wood” (cool brown), “Tweed” (warm brown), or the new on-trend “Graphite” (grayish brown) to match your hair color.

Ever Bilena Pro Studio Finish Eyebrow Pen

Smudge-Proof Luxury

Spotlight Megahit Eyebrow Pen (Php 325): This pen features a fine tip for precise application and a formula that’s both smudge-proof and waterproof. Perfect for busy days, it comes in three versatile shades: “Defining Brown,” “Defining Black Brown,” and “Defining Taupe.”

Spotlight Megahit Eyebrow Pen

Long-Wearing Classic

K-Palette 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyebrow Liner 24H (Php 845): A cult-favorite for a reason, this pen delivers on its promises. The price tag might seem steeper, but you’re getting a long-lasting, classic liner that will become your holy grail brow product.

K-Palette 1 Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyebrow Liner 24H

Remember, with any brow product, practice makes perfect! So don’t be afraid to experiment with different strokes and techniques to find what flatters your face shape the most.

 

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