Month: August 2014

Fitflop launches new campaign

Fitflop’s new campaign— “Wear the shoes. Rule the World.”  When your feet feel fantastic, you feel like you can achieve anything. Fitflop is available in stores nationwide and exclusively distributed by Primer Group of Companies, Asia’s next retail giant. Jojie AlcantaraThe author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It’s More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event hosting and speaking engagements. In 2013, she has received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She was one of the speakers in Photo World Asia 2017.  A web designer/blogger since the 90s, she has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from …

8 Ways to Get into the Kadayawan Vibe at SM Lanang Premier

Brace yourself as Davao’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination joins the city’s celebration of Kadayawan Festival. From August 8 to September 5, enjoy a feast of arts, eats, beats and shopping deals at SM Lanang Premier. Here are 8 awesome ways to get into the vibe.

Kadayawan World Vibe Music Fest in SM Lanang Premier

This Kadayawan weekend, troop to Davao’s premier shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination to enjoy free access to great musical acts and local bands. SM Lanang Premier brings you the ‘Kadayawan World Vibe Music Fest’ from August 15 to 17 at The Fountain Court grounds.

Canon announces new President and CEO

Canon announces new President and CEO By Jojie Alcantara Photos by Rhonson Ng Canon Marketing Philippines Inc.(CMPI) is proud to announce the appointment of Lim Kok Hin as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer starting last July 1, 2014. He replaces Alan Chng, who is now President and CEO of Canon Marketing Thailand.   During a special lunch meeting with the Davao media in Seda Hotel, Mr. Lim said that when he was notified of the transfer, he looked forward to seeing the Philippines and what it has to offer. A 30-year Canon veteran, his expertise and extensive high level industry experience is expected to provide leadership and strategic vision that would take Canon Philippines forward.     Mr. Lim held several management positions at Canon Malaysia from 1991 until 2006, when he was promoted as Senior Director of Business Imaging Solutions (BIS) at Canon Singapore Pte Ltd (CSPL). He became the Vice President of the BIS group for Southeast Asia in 2011, with overall responsibility for the Sales and Marketing of business …

Delsey Paris celebrates Fête De La France

As a commemoration of its rich heritage, Delsey Paris, in partnership with the French Embassy hosted the Fête de la France – a celebration of French National Day held last July. As a brand rooted in the culture and history of France, Delsey envisions the said event to be an annual festivity to raise awareness and honor the beautiful culture and inspiring influence of its country.

The Best of the Best Philippines book launch

The Best of the Best Philippines book launch (by Jojie Alcantara) Launched last April 10 at the Tapas Bar of the Makati Shangri-La Manila hotel, the first travel coffee table book of its kind with a quirky and confident title of The Best of the Best of the Philippines was eagerly awaited by guests when it was finally unveiled to the public. Jojie AlcantaraThe author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It’s More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event hosting and speaking engagements. In 2013, she has received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She was one of the speakers in …

Kadayawan Festival 2014 Schedule of Events

As I am no longer doing a live coverage of the Kadayawan Festival parade for two days with my beloved SkyCable TV crew (yes, I have already retired from years of sun-drenched, fun coverage in the streets from an epic 2001 until 2012) I shall probably be moving around the city to shoot on my own or with buddies I meet. I am no longer armed with a microphone but my trusty camera gears and probably a selfie monopod for good measure (helps parlay potential pickpockets?).  I shall miss the fun with the Sky Crew. Jojie AlcantaraThe author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It’s More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, …