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AOC AGON to be a Promotional Partner for Asia Pacific Release of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ The Movie

Location, XXMonth 2016 – AOC, a global leader in display technology, is partnering up with the much anticipated “Assassin’s Creed” The Movie in various Asia Pacific countries. The partnership will include an interactive social media campaign to be held throughout the region with prizes to be won. Global entertainment industry powerhouse Twentieth Century Fox (FOX) will be distributing the movie......»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoJan 18th, 2017

NBA celebrates banner season in the Philippines

NBA Philippines press release MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The 2018-19 NBA season marked a banner year for the NBA in the Philippines, as the league saw growth across broadcast viewership, NBA League Pass subscriptions, social media consumption, and more. [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] “As we near the culmination of this incredible NBA season, the NBA’s remarkable growth in the Philippines speaks to the league’s impact and relevance to the country’s millions of passionate NBA fans,” said NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson. “The NBA’s commitment to innovation has provided Filipinos with a multitude of ways to experience the energy and excitement of the game. With the continued support of our partners, we look forward to building on this season’s success and taking the league’s popularity in the Philippines to even greater heights in the years to come.” Below are the highlights from the 2018-19 NBA season in the Philippines: Regular-Season Viewership 5.4M – The most-watched regular-season game in the Philippines during the 2018-19 season reached a peak audience of 5.4 million viewers on ABS-CBN. Through April 2019, average audience for live NBA games was up 15% and 87% year-over-year across ABS-CBN S+A and Basketball TV, respectively, reaching its highest mark since the 2016-17 season. 21% – Through April 2019, average audience of live, delayed and on-demand broadcasts of NBA games was up 21% year-over-year across ABS-CBN S + A, Basketball TV and FOX Sports, reaching the highest average audience since the 2016-17 season. NBA League Pass Growth 84% – Through March 2019, NBA League Pass subscribers in the Philippines increased 84% year-over-year, marking the largest year-over-year growth since 2012-13 season. To date, the Philippines ranks fourth in NBA League Pass subscribers among markets outside the U.S. and China and second in Asia-Pacific. Social Media 10.6M – The NBA’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts have more than 10.6 million combined followers from the Philippines, the most of any country outside of the U.S. 5.5M – Viewers from the Philippines to the NBA’s global YouTube Channel watched 5.5 million hours of content during the 2018-19 season, the most of any country outside of the U.S. 3.7M – Followers of the NBA Philippines Facebook page increased 15% year-over-year, making it the largest regional NBA Facebook page at over 3.7 million fans. Marketing Partnerships and Events 14 – Following the announcement of Vivo as Official Smartphone of the NBA in the Philippines, this season the league has a record 14 partners in the country.   2M – The Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska achieved its highest participation numbers ever in 2019 - more than 59,000 players and coaches - and has reached more than two million players, parents and coaches across more than 190 cities and municipalities since 2007. Merchandise 62% – NBA merchandise sales from the Philippines on NBAStore.com have increased 62% year-over-year.   The NBA Finals 2019 tip off in the Philippines on Friday, May 31 on ABS-CBN, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

Duterte pitches ‘corruption-free’ PHL

A DAY after the release of the 2019 World Competitiveness Report showing the Philippines partially recovering from a nine-notch fall on a list of 63 economies but still second to the last in Asia and the Pacific, President Rodrigo R. Duterte assured a gathering of Japanese businessmen in Tokyo of a “corruption-free” business environment in which he would meet “in 24 hours” with anyone who has a complaint about “hindrances, obstruction or outright corruption.”.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 29th, 2019

Jr. NBA PH completes NTC Roster with Metro Manila participants

Jr. NBA PH press release Nine boys and 20 girls topped the final Regional Selection Camp of Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 presented by Alaska held April 27-28 at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati, which will also serve as the venue for the National Training Camp on May 17-19.  The young athletes, selected by Jr. NBA Coaches Rob Newson and Alaska’s Jeffrey Cariaso, Tony dela Cruz and Willie Miller, stood out from the 591 participants, exhibiting fundamental skills and core values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect (S.T.A.R.) throughout the two-day event.  They will join top players from the Regional Selection Camps in North Luzon (Benguet), South Luzon (Lucena), Visayas (Dumaguete) and Mindanao (Butuan) and a select group from the Alaska Power Camp and vie to be named as 2019 Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars comprised of five boys and five girls. New this year, the Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars will be sent to the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp, a week-long camp in June that includes top youth players from the Asia-Pacific region excluding China.  In addition, the Asia-Pacific regional competition will form a team of 10 boys and 10 girls that will represent the region at the Jr. NBA Global Championship on Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida that will feature youth players from the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, China, Mexico, Africa, India and the Asia-Pacific. Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 is presented by Alaska, with AXA, Gatorade, Globe, Panasonic, Rexona and Vivo as official partners. ABS-CBN S+A, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the official broadcasters of Jr. NBA Philippines. Participants can register for the Jr. NBA program online at www.jrnba.asia/philippines, and follow Jr. NBA on Facebook and the NBA at www.nba.com and on Facebook and Twitter. Fans can visit www.alaskamilk.com to learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, and follow Alaska Milk on Facebook for more information about Alaska Sports. The following is a complete list of participants selected from the Jr. NBA Philippines Regional Selection Camp in Metro Manila advancing to the Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp:.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

Trailer of game-to-movie ‘Assassin’s Creed’ out now

Trailer of game-to-movie ‘Assassin’s Creed’ out now.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

Russia willing to help Philippines fight drug menace

MANILA, Philippines - Russia considers the Philippines an important and promising partner in the Asia-Pacific region and is willing to help fight the illegal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2016

Noynay hands Shimizu first loss, keeps crown

    LOS ANGELES, USA – Pitted against a prospective Japanese world champion, Filipino Joe Noynay was tagged the underdog in his defense of the WBO Asia Pacific super featherweight crown Friday night, July 12, at Edion Arena in Osaka. But Noynay won’t be cowed by Satoshi Shimizu’s fearsome reputation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2019

Robotics team ng PH naka-silver sa int’l competition

NAKASUNGKIT ng Silver Award ang Philippine Robotics National Team sa FIRST Lego League (FLL) Asia Pacific Open Championship sa Sydney, Australia. Ang national team na “Gracean Whiz” mula sa Grace Christian College, ay nakakuha ng Silver Award for Gracious Professionalism sa kompetisyon na nilahukan ng 43 teams mula sa 21 bansa. Ang Gracean Whiz ay […] The post Robotics team ng PH naka-silver sa int’l competition appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Palawan pang-8 sa 10 bansang dapat bisitahin sa Asya

Kinikilala ng travel website na Lonely Pla-net ang Palawan bilang pang-walo sa Top 10 best places to visit in the Asia Pacific.The post Palawan pang-8 sa 10 bansang dapat bisitahin sa Asya appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

MP Promotions fighters to join Pacquiao-Thurman undercard in Las Vegas

Eight-division world champion and reigning WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao won't be the lone Filipino fighting on at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 20th (Sunday, July 21st, Manila time).  The 40-year old Pinoy boxing icon will be on the marquee as he tries to capture the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship against undefeated American Keith "One Time" Thurman, while a pair of fighters from his MP Promotions stable will be competing on the undercard as well.  MP Promotions fighters Flyweight Genisis Libranza (18-1 10KO) and Welterweight Jayar Inson (18-2 12KO) have been added to the #PacquiaoThurman undercard. pic.twitter.com/yREsCBDTh6 — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) July 3, 2019 25-year old Genisis "Cobra" Libranza (18-1, 10 KO) will be facing American Carlos Maldonado (11-3, 7 KO) in a flyweight bout.  Libranza has been with Team Pacquiao in the US since the start of camp, even before he was scheduled to compete in Vegas on the 20th.  "Maganda ang training namin kasi kasabay ko si Senator, and sobrang ganda ang training namin," Libranza told ABS-CBN's Steve Angeles. "Preparado kaming lahat."  Libranza, a native of Agusan del Sur, is on an impressive seven-fight winning streak, with his last loss coming back in 2017, a KO loss to South African Moruti Mthalane for the IBO Flyweight World Championship.  He's coming off a unanimous decision win in Carson back in February.  Also on the card will be Davaeño welterweight Jayar "Hitman" Inson (18-2, 12 KO), who meets veteran Mahonri Montes (35-9-1, 24 KO).  Inson, a former WBO Asia Pacific Welterweight Champion, is coming off a split decision loss to Jonathan Steele in the undercard of the Pacquiao-Adrien Broner bout in Las Vegas back in January.  "Masaya kasi kahit na talo ako [last time], binigyan naman ako ng pagkakataon na lumaban ulit," said Inson.  Undefeated Filipino-American John Leo "The Lion" Dato (11-0-1, 7 KO) is also expected to be on the card.  Apart from the Pinoys joining Pacquiao in Vegas on July 20th, a couple of Pinoy former champs are also in camp as they get ready for their own upcoming contests.  Former three-divison world champion Johnriel "Quadro Alas" Casimero is back on track and is preparing for a bout in Manila this August, while former WBA Interim Featherweight World Champion Jhack "El Kapitan" Tepora, who is coming off a win back in June, is also keeping busy with Team Pacquiao.  "Masaya kami dito na nag-tetraining, kasi maraming Pilipino and isang team kami," said Casimero. "Hindi boring yung pagsisikap namin kasi andiyan kaming lahat. Masaya kami sa training kahit mahirap, kaya sinisikap natin."  Casimero has won his last three bouts, and will be challenging for the WBO Interim Bantamweight World Championship against Cesar Ramirez.  H/T: Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN    Don't miss the action! Catch Manny Pacquiao challenge Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship LIVE on SKY PPV this coming Sunday, July 21st! Follow the blow-by-blow coverage on DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 starting at 9:00 AM!  ABS-CBN channel 2's free TV telecast will begin at 10 am. Replay will be at 3:00 PM on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23.  The entire bout will be available on iWant beginning Monday, July 22. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Europe: 3rd superpower

It is to be expected that the main geopolitical concern of the Filipino people are events in the Asia Pacific region, especially contentious issues with China in the South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

UPS Enhances Asia Trade Connectivity as Region Looks Toward Growth

The series of service enhancements UPS revealed today impact almost 1.4 million postal codes in 41 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, enabling worldwide connectivity for over 22 million businesses. “At the root of the investments in our Smart Logistics Network is a simple desire to make global commerce easier for Asian businesses—because […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

Philips Monitors Signs Partnership with Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man™: Far From Home

Iconic display brand Philips Monitors will bring superhero visuals to its valued customers this season by teaming up with Spider-Man: Far From Home. The promotional partnership marks the first-ever collaboration between the two historic brands and comes in celebration of the imminent release of Spider-Man: Far From Home – which lands in cinemas worldwide on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

LIST: Where you can catch the Avengers: Endgame re-release

MANILA, Philippines – Still not over the (almost) end of Marvel's Infinity Saga? We've got good news for you. Disney Philippines on Monday, July 8, announced that select theaters nationwide will be screening the re-released version of the long-anticipated final Avengers movie, Avengers: Endgame. The re-release includes a video introduction by director ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2019

Palawan makes Lonely Planet’s best places to visit

Travel website Lonely Planet has released its Best in Asia Pacific list for 2019 and, no surprise, a Philippine destination is among the top 10......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

PHL an outlier in slowing Asia-Pacific M& A market

THE PHILIPPINES was the fastest-growing market in the Asia- Pacific (APAC) region ex-Japan in terms of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) last semester, driven by the consolidation of one of the country’s largest cement players......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Cebu Pacific eyes longer routes from Visayas, Mindanao using A321XLRs World

Cebu Pacific eyes longer routes from Visayas, Mindanao using A321XLRs BusinessWorld Online CEBU PACIFIC may open longer routes from regional airports to North Asia and Australia by 2024 as it expects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2019

5G adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific: Moody s

New York [USA], July 1 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service said on Monday that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear bus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

5G adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific: Moody s

New York [USA], July 1 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service said on Monday that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear bus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

TMP hosts Asia-Pacific region production meet

TOYOTA MOTOR Philippines Corporation (TMP) recently hosted the 11th Asia Pacific Production Self-Reliance Meeting, which aims to strengthen capabilities of Toyota’s manufacturing plants in the region......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 1st, 2019

Nakapasa sa PNP entrance exam, umabot sa mahigit 10K

Manila, Philippines – Nakapasa ang 10,602 indibidwal sa Philippine National Police (PNP) Entrance and Promotional Examinations mula sa kabuuang bilang na 46,419 na kumuha ng naturang exam. “The release of the results of police exams is in consonance with the Commission’s commitment to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to make available the examination […] The post Nakapasa sa PNP entrance exam, umabot sa mahigit 10K appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 28th, 2019