GOT7 celebrates 7th debut anniversary: ‘Many more to come,’ ‘'7YearsWithGOT7’

GOT7 now (top) and their debut photos: (from left) Mark, JB, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, Yugyeom and BamBam (Twitter)  K-pop boy band GOT7 marked their seventh anniversary since debut today, Jan. 16, with messages for their fans.  GOT7 debuted on Jan. 16, 2014 with a performance on the TV music show “M Countdown” of “Girls Girls Girls,” the main track of their first album “Got It?,” which was released on Jan. 20.  Their seventh anniversary came just less than a week after it was announced that all the members were leaving JYP Entertainment, their agency for seven years, after negotiations for contract renewal failed. The last day of their exclusive contract is on Jan. 19.  Despite the uncertainty, members assured fans that they will continue with the group although they will be joining different agencies.  Fans marked the occasion by trending the hashtag #7YearsWithGOT7 on Twitter and posted messages.  “Thank you guys for 7 years. Many more to come. #7YearsWithIGOT7,” wrote member Mark Tuan.  When the news came out on Jan. 10 that GOT7 had decided not to renew their contracts with JYP Entertainment, Mark told fans that GOT7 will continue.  “The past 7 years have been the best years of my life. Nothing is coming to an end, just the beginning. The seven of us are going to continue to bring you guys the best version of us till the end. #GOT7FOREVER,” he posted on Twitter.  Jackson Wang celebrated the anniversary with the message “7 years. Always blessed for everything.”  “#GOT7FOREVER,” JB and Youngjae posted on Instagram along with a photo of the group while BamBam wrote “#IGOT7FOREVER 7years.”  An exclusive report by Korean media outlet Dispatch on Jan. 10 stated that Jinyoung will join actors’ agency BH Entertainment and Yugyeom is in talks with Jay Park’s AOMG label.  Youngjae is reportedly joining Sublime Artist Agency, BamBam is joining MAKEUS Entertainment.   Mark will return to the US and plans to open a personal YouTube channel while Jackson’s global activities will be handled by Team Wang. There was no mention of JB’s potential agency. The following day on Jan. 11, JYP Entertainment finally confirmed that GOT7 members will be leaving the agency.  “JYP held in-depth discussions with members of GOT7 ahead of their exclusive contract termination on Jan. 19. As a result, the two sides agreed not to proceed with a contract renewal, hoping for a new future,” it said, according to Yonhap News......»»

Category: newsSource: 17th, 2021

Ne-Yo celebrates 15 years of & lsquo;In My Own World& rsquo;

In honor of the 15th anniversary of  In My Own Words,  a double-platinum album  by R&B veteran  Ne-Yo, UMe/Def Jam announces the release of a digital deluxe version of the album as well as two live acoustic performances of the hit singles from the project “So Sick” and “Sexy Love,” live from The Compound in Atlanta......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

NCRPO celebrates 30th PNP Foundation Anniversary

CALOOCAN CITY, Feb. 3 (PIA) --The Philippine National Police -National Capital Region Police Office (PNP-NCRPO) on Monday celebrated its 30th Founding Anniversary with Dr. Corazon I. Flores, office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

Faces of Cebu: Rogelio “Chief” Aquino Jr.

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As CDN Digital celebrates its second anniversary, the spotlight for Faces of Cebu will shine on its employees who helped the online news portal become bolder than ever. Among CDN Digital’s trusted employees is Rogelio ‘Chief” Aquino Jr., who has been guarding the Siloys’ nest at the North Reclamation Area (NRA) […] The post Faces of Cebu: Rogelio “Chief” Aquino Jr. appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2021

RD Pawnshop Celebrates 45 Years, Launches ‘Magandang Bukas’ Campaign

2021 is a big year for RD Pawnshop as they celebrate their 45th anniversary serving Filipinos in and out of the country. In a digital press briefing, RD Pawnshop announced their plan to expand in the country and improving their digital services for Filipinos. In line with their 45th anniversary, RD Pawnshop launched their “Magandang […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021

Britons to plant trees to mark Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on throne

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attends a ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain, June 13, 2020. The Queen celebrates her 94th birthday this year. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool LONDON — Britons will be encouraged to plant trees to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th anniversary on the throne as part of a plan […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Myrtle topbills virtual show, celebrates showbiz anniversary

The pandemic indubitably stirs up intense internal reflection about what is most important in life......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Go Negosyo celebrates 15 years

Go Negosyo kicked off its month-long anniversary in November by looking back at its momentous 15-year journey, while reaffirming its commitment to help MSMEs recover in the face of their greatest challenge yet......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

SAP celebrates 25 years in Philippines

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), a market leader in enterprise application software marks its milestone in the Philippines as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

55EBde strengthens info drive, publishes 1st magazine

ILIGAN CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) -- As the 55th Engineer "Mangumpiya" Brigade (55EBde) celebrates its 22nd founding anniversary Monday, October 26, at its headquarters in Balo-i town, Lanao del Norte, th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

Alden Richards to hold first virtual reality concert

Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards will hold his first virtual reality concert in a global event never before seen in Philippine entertainment history as GMA Network presents “Alden’s Reality” on Dec. 8 “Alden’s Reality (AR)” gives Alden’s fans a virtual date like no other, combining cutting-edge technology and performances to produce a full-length concert and online interaction with their idol. Alden will take concertgoers to a journey that celebrates his 10 colorful years in the entertainment industry.  From heartfelt songs to adrenaline-filled dance numbers, Alden is sure to indulge everyone across the globe in his first ever virtual concert. A surprise treat also awaits his fans. Shot in 360-degree, concertgoers not only have access to front-row view, but they are also in for an immersive experience from the comforts of their home. Tickets can be purchased by logging on to Philippine buyers are also given a special VIP package option at P1,200 which includes one (1) general admission ticket plus one (1) exclusive VR device to Alden’s Reality show. This special VR device takes the concertgoer to another level of enjoying the show which is set to begin streaming online at 9 pm on December 8 (Philippine time). “Through ‘Alden’s Reality,’ we are bringing you the future of Philippine concert landscape,” shares GMA Regional TV and Synergy Vice President and Head Oliver Amoroso. “We are more than excited that we are featuring Alden for our first virtual concert and that it also falls under the 70th anniversary of GMA Network. This is only the beginning. Synergy: A GMA Collaboration will be producing more events that will not only bring our Kapuso closer to their favorite artists but will also give them a unique concert experience wherever part of the Philippines and the globe they may be. We hope to see you all, virtually, on December 8.” “2020 has been a challenging year for everyone because of the pandemic,” says GMA Entertainment Group Vice President for Business Development Department III Darling de Jesus Bodegon. “We hope that through ‘Alden’s Reality,’ we can bring joy to all our Kapuso not just here in the Philippines but all over the world. We are also happy that we are able to celebrate with Alden his 10 wonderful years in the entertainment industry via this virtual-reality concert. We have been a witness to Alden’s growth as an actor and a celebrity and we are proud that he has remained humble though all these years. Alden’s Reality is his gift to all his fans who continue to support him and his journey as a Kapuso.”  Alden’s Reality (AR) is produced by Synergy: A GMA Collaboration, a group that produces ticketed and non-ticketed events and activities catering to all Filipinos across the globe. This is also GMA Network’s treat to loyal Kapuso as the country’s leading broadcast company marks its 70th anniversary. The concert is directed by Paolo Valenciano......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

North Korea to defy coronavirus with huge parade

Nuclear-armed North Korea is expected to parade its latest and most advanced weapons through the streets of Pyongyang on Saturday, as the coronavirus-barricaded country celebrates the 75th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Un’s ruling party. Saturday is expected to see thousands of goose-stepping soldiers packed into Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square, named for North Korea’s founder, under the gaze of his grandson Kim Jong Un ED JONES AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN South Korea’s unification minister told parliament on Thursday that a “large-scale parade” was anticipated, and satellite imagery on the respected 38North website has also suggested the cavalcade could be huge. The anniversary comes during a difficult year for North Korea as the coronavirus pandemic and recent storms add pressure to the heavily sanctioned country.  Pyongyang closed its borders eight months ago to try to protect itself from the virus — which first emerged in neighbouring China — and has still to confirm a single case of infection. Last month, troops from the North shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who had drifted into its waters, apparently as a precaution against the disease, prompting fury in Seoul and a rare apology from Kim. Nevertheless, Saturday is expected to see thousands of goose-stepping soldiers packed into Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square, named for North Korea’s founder, under the gaze of his grandson, the third member of the family to rule the country. A procession of progressively larger armoured vehicles and tanks is likely to follow, culminating with whatever missiles Pyongyang wants to put on show. The North is widely believed to have continued to develop its arsenal — which it says it needs to protect itself from a US invasion — throughout nuclear negotiations with Washington, deadlocked since the collapse of a summit in Hanoi in February last year. Now analysts expect a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) or an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the US mainland to appear — maybe even one with multiple re-entry vehicle capabilities that could allow it to evade US defence systems. The anniversary of the Workers’ Party means North Korea “has a political and strategic need to do something bigger”, said Sung-yoon Lee, a Korean studies professor at Tufts University in the United States. Showcasing its most advanced weapons “will signal a big step forward in Pyongyang’s credible threat capabilities”, he said. But unlike on many previous occasions, no international media have been allowed in to watch the parade, and with many foreign embassies in Pyongyang closing their doors in the face of coronavirus restrictions, few outside observers will be present. It is not clear whether state broadcaster KCTV will air the event live — some past parades have not appeared on television until the following day. But the South’s government has detected signs that Kim is to give a speech at the parade, Yonhap News Agency reported Friday citing unnamed sources.  – Masks and missiles? –  At the end of December, Kim threatened to demonstrate a “new strategic weapon”, but analysts say Pyongyang will still tread carefully to avoid jeopardising its chances with Washington ahead of next month’s presidential elections. Showing off its strategic weapons in a military parade “would be consistent with what Kim Jong Un promised”, while “not provoking the US as much as a test-launch of a strategic weapon”, said former US government North Korea analyst Rachel Lee. The messaging of the parade “will be heavily domestic — on party accomplishments, unity around the leader, and improving the economy before the Eighth Party Congress”, she added, referring to a meeting of the Workers’ Party due to take place in January. But Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest warned that with thousands of people involved, it could turn into a “deadly superspreader-like event” unless “extreme precautions” were used. The impoverished nation’s crumbling health system would struggle to cope with a major virus outbreak, and he added that such protective measures seemed “pretty unlikely”. “Clearly masks and missiles don’t mix.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 9th, 2020

Bureau of Immigration celebrates 80th anniversary; clients increase

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 12 (PIA) - The Dagupan City Field Office of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is one with the nation in celebrating the Bureau's 80th founding anniversary this month.Alien C.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Rising girl group on the local music block

Vocal group XOXO, a four-member girl band, celebrates its first year by launching its self-titled debut single, an upbeat track that aims to empower fellow women......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

CSC 10 celebrates 120th anniversary

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 8 (PIA) - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) celebrates this year its 120th anniversary, zooming in on public sector in the age of digital transformation.With the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

PDEA celebrates 18th anniversary

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 2 (PIA) -- Director General Wilkins M. Villanueva, the new chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), vows to brave new challenges and beat greater odds against ille.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2020

PDEA celebrates 18th anniversary

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday celebrated its 18th anniversary and promised to continue braving new challenges and beating greater odds as the country’s lead agency against illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 1st, 2020

Future Nats eyed in Alaska IronKids

The Alaska Fortified IronKids hopes to continue to produce more top-caliber products in the mold of national youth team mainstays Juan Francisco Baniqued and Tara Borlain as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Cebu capitol celebrates 451st founding anniversary

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Observing its 451st charter anniversary amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Cebu capitol skipped the usual merriments and month-long activities that used to mark the previous year’s celebrations of the country’s oldest province. On Thursday, August 6, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and other Capitol officials lead the flag-raising in front of the Capitol […] The post IN PHOTOS: Cebu capitol celebrates 451st founding anniversary appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Korina Sanchez nadiskubre ang ‘Fountain Of Youth’

BEAUTéDERM Corporation celebrates its 11th anniversary as it collaborates with veteran broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez-Roxas in a sensational new product called Slender Sips K-llagen Collagen Drink. After almost two years of research and actual testing on Korina herself, the long wait is finally over. Korina can now reveal and share one of her best kept […] The post Korina Sanchez nadiskubre ang ‘Fountain Of Youth’ appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinoyparazziRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Korina Sanchez& rsquo;s fountain of youth

Beautéderm Corporation celebrates its 11th anniversary with an exciting collaboration. The beauty and wellness superbrand partners with veteran broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez-Roxas in launching a sensational new product......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 4th, 2020