Art is a Bang! Seems abstract in meaning but it is what I see art is. Art reflects our culture and what are heading towards in the future. To have the chance to be part of arts is always an opportunity that one should not miss.
For the most of us in the working class in Metro Manila, the importance of comfortable transportation is the only consolation from all the stress and madness of the city life. Ride sharing app like Uber and Grab came in like a prophet of good tidings to bring class and comfort to riders who would like to upgrade from being used to taxi life. And with just a couple of years it became really popular among the middle class. Though the majority of workers have never tried or even heard of Uber, the drive of demand pushed industries like automotive sales, service and mobile data use on the rise as basics to set up a ride sharing franchise. Though at first, there was a time that prices would surge as high as four times the fare, people would sacrifice additional amounts but can be assured of a comfortable ride even in traffic. That is when the LTFRB came in.
In less than two years, Vivo has established its place in the highly competitive mobile phone scene, both in the Philippines and abroad. According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Vivo is the fastest-growing smartphone brand worldwide, securing a spot among the top 5 premium global brands in the second quarter of 2017, and posting a quarter-to-quarter growth of 66 percent.
The first ever Boy Abunda LGBT Awards (BALA) honored lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders in Philippine society. The awardees included individuals and groups that have made significant contributions to create further visibility of the LGBT advocacy and raise awareness about LGBT struggles. The list was an exciting combination of respected personalities in the LGBT community, young and up-and-coming voices, as well as institutions that have committed to uplifting the LGBT plight. The trophies were distributed to the winners last May 17. BALA may be considered by some as bold and brash, mirroring the personality of its founder– Boy Abunda, Ph.D.