Netizens feel the Holiday spirit with SM’s Christmas advert


Christmas simply wouldn’t be full with out these touching seasonal ads that actually tug at one’s heartstrings. And with just a few weeks left earlier than the Holidays, SM Supermalls has launched its personal Christmas video titled, “Kapitbahay.”

The video encompasses a Filipino household and their grumpy subsequent door neighbor, Lola Celia. The household simply can’t wait to have a good time Christmas and revel in some high quality time with one another.

Despite the grins and heat greetings from her neighbors, Lola Celia stays sullen. But all that modifications when she sees the dazzling decorations of her neighbors and she or he is reminded of how magnificent and heartwarming Christmas will be. In the top, she joins the household subsequent door they usually all share a beautiful Noche Buena.

Aside from highlighting every little thing that Filipinos can stay up for this Yuletide season, “Kapitbahay” exhibits us that we will make the magic of Christmas come alive and share the enjoyment with others regardless of the robust yr we have been via.

The video reminds us why celebrating a significant Christmas this yr is much more necessary than ever. We all want one another throughout this tough time and within the Philippines, the folks round us grow to be extensions of our household with whom we have a good time and benefit from the season.

“Kapitbahay” additionally showcased Filipino traditions that we maintain pricey, in addition to Christmas being the time for kindness and generosity. Especially after the hardships this yr, a part of sparking pleasure this Christmas is sharing our time and blessings with our family members and that’s what is going to make it particular.

Just like within the video, you may as well make your loved ones and the folks round you are feeling protected, cherished, and particular this Holiday season. Christmas time could not at all times be good, particularly this yr, however spending it with household makes it completely proper.

Get into the spirit of Christmas and watch SM’s heartwarming video at #SamaSamaTayoSaPaskoAtSM

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Pasko Para sa Lahat!’ brings viewers a spectacular musical celebration

Amidst a difficult 12 months, the vacation season has a means of reminding us that there are nonetheless many causes to be completely happy and impressed.

This Christmas, GMA Network’s all authentic singing competitors, “The Clash,” brings collectively former Clashers, hosts, and The Clash Panel collectively for an evening crammed with spectacular musical numbers in “The Clash Christmas Special: Pasko Para sa Lahat!”

Inspirational songs of resilience and hope will probably be informed via timeless songs by Clash Masters Julie Anne San Jose and Rayver Cruz; Journey Hosts Rita Daniela and Ken Chan; The Clash Panel composed of Original Concert Queen Pops Fernandez, Asia’s Romantic Balladeer Christian Bautista, and Comedy Concert Queen Aiai delas Alas; and Grand Champions Golden Canedo, Jeremiah Tiangco, and Jessica Villarubin.

After a two-month absence from this system, The Clash Panel and Asia’s Nightingale Lani Misalucha returns to inform her story and her persevering with battle to get again on her toes. She may also give a heartfelt rendition of a Christmas basic.

Like the “trending queen” that she is, choose Aiai will certainly amp up the enjoyable with yet one more efficiency of one in all worldwide Ok-pop group BLACKPINK’s hit songs.

Julie and Rayver, along with Rita and Ken, are sure to make viewers swoon with a candy serenade that includes a romantic Christmas music.

Finalists from Seasons 1 to three may also participate within the celebration with particular numbers whereas messages of thanksgiving and hope will probably be shared by the largest stars of the community.

Gather around the household and have a good time the vacation with “The Clash Christmas Special: Pasko Para sa Lahat!” this December 25, Friday, after 24 Oras on GMA-7.

Safe shopping, customer convenience at SM Retail stores

Shopping carts, baskets, and public areas are recurrently disinfected and sanitized. This is simply among the many many security precautions noticed at The SM Store to make sure the security of consumers.

SM Retail shops guarantee buyers that their security and comfort stay a prime precedence amid efforts to reopen the financial system reeling from the impression of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SM Retail is comprised of The SM Store and different specialty manufacturers similar to Kultura, SM Appliance Center, Our Home, Baby Company, Surplus Shop, Toy Kingdom, and Pet Express, amongst others. 

As the federal government continues to ease restrictions to buoy efforts to revive the financial system, these shops have applied stringent measures to make sure the wellbeing of their workers and prospects.  

ShopSM, SM’s personal e-commerce platform, brings the SM expertise on-line and permits prospects to buy on the comforts of their very own houses.

SM Retail shops are recurrently cleaned and disinfected. Shoppers should undergo temperature examine and should put on their face masks and face protect earlier than going contained in the services. Public areas similar to aisles and escalators are marked and entry factors are managed to manage the variety of entrants and promote the apply of bodily distancing. Shopping carts and baskets are recurrently sanitized. Hand sanitizers and hand soaps can be found in strategic areas, making certain that each prospects and workers are practising correct hand hygiene. Sales personnel comply with a prescribed distance when coping with prospects. SM Retail shops additionally participate in Trace Together, the contact tracing initiative of The SM Group of Companies as a response to the federal government’s effort to battle the unfold of COVID-19. 

SM Retail shops additionally remind their workers and buyers about precautionary measures to battle COVID-19 by bodily and digital data supplies. Signages at retailer entrances remind buyers to comply with tips for their very own security. 

The similar stringent measures are applied within the again places of work of SM Retail. All workers and repair suppliers of SM Retail endure common COVID-19 testing. This is to rule out any potential COVID-19 circumstances within the firm premises. Employees get their temperature checked 3 times throughout their shift and should additionally accomplish a well being survey each day. They should put on face masks and different relevant PPEs (private protecting gear) whereas at work. Office areas have additionally been reconfigured to advertise bodily distancing amongst workers. 

SM Retail is implementing a hybrid technique to achieve and supply comfort to its prospects. While ensuring its shops are secure, SM can also be introducing improvements in its retail operations. 

“This pandemic has reinforced our commitment to our customers’ safety and convenience; and for us, the need to adapt and transform. Through our hybrid operations in our brick and mortar stores and online platforms, we are building new ways to reach and serve our customers,” mentioned Chito Manalo, President of SM Retail Inc. 

Exemplifying this hybrid method is ShopSM, SM’s personal e-commerce platform, which enhances the choices of SM’s bodily shops and brings the SM expertise on-line. With just some clicks, buyers should buy their necessities and favourite gadgets from The SM Store, SM Markets and different specialty manufacturers from the comforts of their very own house. Through its Click and Collect and Get & Go choices, buyers can also decide to order on-line and decide up their gadgets at SM.  

The SM Store’s name to ship is one other thrilling innovation that exemplifies SM’s hybrid technique to achieve its prospects and supply them handy buying choices.

The SM Store’s Call To Deliver is one other thrilling retail innovation. Shoppers can select from a variety of things and simply name the hotline #143SM (#14376), coordinate with their private shopper assigned to them, and have their purchases delivered to their doorsteps. 

Aside from its dedication to proceed giving the distinctive SM expertise in its bodily shops, on-line platforms and hybrid choices, SM can also be devoted to make sure the security of its prospects and workers, all within the effort to win the battle in opposition to COVID-19. 

Lovely Abella stuns in glamorous birthday photo on Instagram

Lovely Abella is wanting good at 34!

The actress marked her birthday with a jaw-dropping photograph on Instagram.




“Yahooo!! Birthday ko today!! Akalain niyo yun 34 na ako,” she wrote.

Lovely is nothing however content material at how far she’s come at her age.

“Ayoko man ipagsigawan pero happy ako at my age madami akong naachieve, at naniniwala ako na lahat dapat pagsumikapan at paghirapan. salamat sa lahat ng bumati at babati pa, love you all,” she mentioned.

Earlier, Lovely mirrored on the issues she’s grateful about in one other Instagram publish.




“Marami din pala tayong ipagpapasalamat sa pandemyang to, sa kabila ng nangyari, madami tayong natutunan!!” she wrote.

“At mas nakilala pa si LORD, mas nakilala ang sarili at kung ano ang GOAL sa buhay at kung ano ang direction na gusto sa atin ni LORD, napakasaya ko,” she added. —JCB, GMA News

Gifting Local This Christmas with Kultura

Kultura Filipino’s on-line store is now stay and is now delivery worldwide. Visit for uniquely Filipino vacation present concepts. Now Shipping Worldwide

Bring the heritage, artistry, and style of the totally different areas of the Philippines to household and mates with presents from the center from Kultura.  

At a time when most of us are comparatively homebound, these curated and artisanal presents take you on a digital highway journey to your favourite cities within the Philippines which you hope to go to throughout higher instances. Send these to your family members overseas who lengthy to be house for Christmas, to mates who want to add a homespun contact to their house workplace, or to overseas enterprise associates who need to know extra about our nation.

There are woven wonders and handcrafted woodworks from lovely Baguio . . . beautiful South Sea pearls, handwoven pina silk luggage and scarves, and ornamental etched wooden carvings that spotlight pristine great thing about Palawan. . . presents from the ocean from Cebu, the Queen City of the South. . . and T’boli brass equipment, Ikat designed items, and world-class goodies from Davao. 

Now delivery worldwide – try for all issues uniquely Filipino vacation presents and have it delivered right here and overseas conveniently. 

TWICE releases English version of ‘I Can’t Stop Me’

Did you want TWICE’s catchy tune “I Can’t Stop Me”? Then you’re gonna love this.

The nine-piece Okay-pop lady group simply launched an English model of the tune, which got here contemporary off their comeback album “Eyes Wide Open.”

TWICE additionally handled their followers to a particular video efficiency of “I Can’t Stop Me” that made a world premiere on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday.

TWICE consists of 9 members  particularly, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu

The group, identified for a lot of hits like  “More & More,” “Likey” and “Like Ooh-Ahh,” made a giant comeback “Eyes Wide Open” in October this 12 months.

“I Can’t Stop Me” is third single TWICE launched in English, following “More & More” and “What You Waiting For.”

— Margaret Claire Layug/LA, GMA News