Month: August 2014

Philippine Embassy in Bangkok Holds Roving Philippine Festivals Photo Exhibit

The Philippine Embassy held a roving exhibit in celebration of the Philippine Heritage month and the 116th Anniversary of Proclamation of Philippine Independence featuring photographs of Philippine Festivals by professional Filipino photographers.

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.

Davao in Singapore’s Silkwinds Magazine, April 2014

This is my cover photo of aerial Boracay waters in April 2014 issue of Silkwinds, the inflight magazine of SilkAir (Regional Wing of Singapore Airlines). I shot the fishermen and boat from a helicopter over Boracay. This is my second aerial photo on cover of an international airline magazine. 🙂

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.

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.