Celebrate Kadayawan Festival and Win 10k worth of GrabFood

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It is Kadayawan Festival once again here in Davao City and we are still in a pandemic. It is sad but it does not mean we all get frown faces on a Kadayawan day, right? Kadayawan Festival is one of the most awaited events in Davao City. It is a thanksgiving celebration of the abundant harvest of durian, mangosteen, pomelo, rambutan, marang, and many more. One of the highlights during the festival is the “Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan” or what we called the Street Dancing completion. Where a group of people chants and dance on the street wearing vibrant colored costumes that represent different kinds of lumads or a group of indigenous people living in the city.



Kadawayan Festival 2015



When we talk about Kadayawan, there should always be food festivals. This is where we catch up with friends, dine and drink while listening to a band. Oh, I miss this kind of event. I hope this pandemic will end soon so we can all go out freely without wearing a face shield and mask. But then again we have to adapt to the new normal. Let us strictly follow all the Government safety protocols and avoid going out to crowded places.

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Samsung launched two newest foldable smartphones: Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G

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Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. From TVs, digital appliances, network systems, memory, system LSI, foundry, LED solutions, tablets, wearable devices, and smartphones, Samsung never fails to wow us with their innovations.


As a pioneer and industry leader in the foldable category, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.  released two new foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G. Both devices are premium foldable smartphones built with the craftsmanship and flagship innovations Samsung users have come to love and expect. The third generation of these category-defining devices incorporates key improvements that Samsung foldable users have asked for making them more durable with more optimized foldable experiences than ever before.






For productivity and immersive entertainment, the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is a true multitasking powerhouse with next-level performance, an undisrupted 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Display, and the first-ever S Pen support on a Galaxy foldable device. For those who want a style that comes with function, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G is the ideal device with its sleek, compact, and pocketable design, enhanced camera features, and a larger Cover Screen built for quick use on the go.

 


“With Galaxy S Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Samsung is once again redefining the possibilities with foldable smartphones that empower users with the flexibility and versatility needed for today’s fast-paced world,” said Dr. TM Roh, President, and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “As a pioneer and industry leader in the foldable category, we’re proud to build on our legacy of innovation with the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G. These devices equip consumers with technologies that unlock new ways to maximize and enjoy moments with an ecosystem built on openness and innovation.”

 


Advanced Craftsmanship Built to Last

 

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The World’s Biggest Book Sale Returns to the Philippines!

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Good news to all book lovers out there! The Big Bad Wolf adapts to the new norm and now created a new e-commerce site that offers three times more selection of books at www.bbwbooks.com.  Starting from June 30 to July 7, 2021, the Big Bad Wolf Online Book Sale Philippines 2021 will open its virtual doors and showcase 60,000 book titles for book enthusiasts to browse and purchase at low prices! 


No need for us to go out. We can now enjoy hunting affordable books from the safety and comfort of our homes. The 8-day Online Book Sale will be offering discounts of up to 99% off at the recommended retail price. There will be exciting promotions that will bound to thrill everyone no matter where they live in the Philippines.


In addition to Online Books Sales, Big Bad Wolf Books will also be running an exciting social media contest – “The Grand Wolfie Contest” that will commence from June 21 to July 6, 2021! The contest details and mechanics will be posted on Big Bad Wolf Book’s official Facebook page. Participants will stand a chance to win e-Gift Cards as well as electronic gadgets with the main two prizes of an Apple iPhone 12 and Apple MacBook Air.


Staying True to Its Mission


“During our first virtual launch in 2020, we were delighted to receive an overwhelmingly positive response from customers who were able to buy a whole lot of books they love without burning a hole in their pockets while also enjoying the convenience of having their purchases delivered safely to their homes, “shares Andrew Yap, Co-Founder of Big Bad Wolf Books. “ Although we  faced many challenges due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we remain persistent in catering to our fans in the Philippines by offering a bigger selection of our ever-growing inventory of books titles and genres that will be easily accessible nationwide through our e-commerce website.”


“We’ve always been warmly welcomed in the Philippines, and we’re thrilled to be able to come back virtually,” add Jaqueline Ng, Co-Founder of Big Bad Wolf Books. “ The current global situation has led us to commit to creating the best Online Book Sale shopping experience for everyone so that we may continue to pursue our core mission of spreading the joy and inculcate the habit of reading. In the future, once the pandemic dissipates and the world re-opens its borders, we certainly look forward to hosting more physical Book Sale in the Philippines.”



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Let’s talk about Self-Care

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During this pandemic, my mind opened to a lot of things. It teaches me how to calm down and take everything slowly by not rushing on things. To value small details and appreciate what I have. To be grateful for the life that He gave me. And to trust in Him by accepting the situation that is happening right now.


Last year was the toughest year for me. My family was challenged to fight the virus and it was the experience that built anxiety.  I was struggling to accept the situation. It came to a point that I was fine then suddenly overthinks, feel anxious, and start crying.  I told myself that this thing must be stopped. So I’ve been reading self-care articles that will help me overcome anxiety. To start with, I decided to make a morning routine to calm myself. 

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