Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Nokia 6.1 Plus Gets Over 50% Discount At Shopee Flash Sale

Nokia 6.1 Plus Gets Over 50% Discount At Shopee Flash Sale

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Staying true to its promise of connecting Filipinos and providing accessible technology, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, made staying at home more rewarding for Nokia phones fans, offering one of its most powerful mid-range smartphones, a massive price markdown exclusively at Shopee.

Starting May 30, 12:00 am (midnight) until June 12, 9:00 am, fans can get the Nokia 6.1 Plus with an exclusive price drop by using the code GadgetZone8 for a checkout price of Php6,890 – a whopping 57 percent discount off its original launch price of Php15,990. All colour variants, Gloss Black, Gloss White and Gloss Midnight Blue, will be available during the flash sale.

A stunning contemporary smartphone, the Nokia 6.1 Plus has an immersive, all-screen design. With smart storytelling features and a display that’s perfect for watching videos, messaging friends and catching up on your social feeds, the Nokia 6.1 Plus will help you to stand out from the crowd and tell your story.

Sancho Chak, HMD Global General Manager for the Philippines, Hong Kong and Thailand said: “We are in the business of connecting people and we continue to remain committed to bringing our mobile phone technology closer to more of our Filipino fans through partners such as Shopee. With this offering, we provide our Filipino fans not just an exciting deal but also offer a convenient way of having a powerful Nokia phone.”

Stay productive at home with Android experience that keeps getting better

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is already upgraded to Android 10 in accordance with the promise of 2 years of OS upgrades and 3 years of monthly security patches that guarantees users a future-proof investment an experience that keeps getting better over time.

Fans will get to experience a whole host of new features with Android 10, including:

• Gesture Navigation, which makes control of Nokia smartphone slicker with faster and more intuitive controls at the tip of the fingers
• Smart Reply, feature that lets users receive even smarter responses in messages not just wording but in actions taken
• Privacy Controls, that allows more control of privacy data all in one place and control of location is shared with apps – be that always, just while in use or never
• Focus mode, that blocks out distracting apps when users need to concentrate on what’s important
• Family Link, which is now part of the Digital Wellbeing settings, helping parents set digital ground rules for the whole family

Stand out all-screen design performance

Built with the reassuring quality you expect of a Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6.1 Plus gives fans a bigger screen experience without a bigger smartphone design thanks to its notched 19:9 screen ratio. Its 5.8-inch Full HD+ screen with 96% colour gamut allows for a vivid viewing experience, making the Nokia 6.1 Plus a perfect smartphone for enjoying immersive online experiences. Beautifully crafted to the exacting standards expected from a Nokia phone, the Nokia 6.1 Plus is encased in Corning® Gorilla® Glass on the front of the phone’s luxuriously curved surface for the ultimate feel in every use.

Behind the elegant look, the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 636 Mobile Platform is 40% faster than the previous iteration making it great for streaming and gaming. The platform delivers first-class graphics and gaming performance alongside battery efficiency enhancements so fans can enjoy audio and video for even longer. Together with optimized hardware and USB type-C fast charging, fans can create, edit and multitask effortlessly, without having to worry about whether the battery will last through the day.

Powerful ways of storytelling

The Nokia 6.1 Plus gives fans advanced imaging features. Powered by a 16MP/5MP dual sensor rear camera that delivers excellent sharpness and detail, it brings photos to life with HDR which delivers even better vibrancy and contrast, creating a feeling of greater depth. With its rear depth sensing imaging, professional style images can be captured using selectable bokeh blur, which can also be edited after the picture is taken.

Capture highly detailed, mirror-like selfies with the perfectly balanced 16MP front camera and elevate the #Bothie game with AI enhancements on both cameras simultaneously, another first made available on a Nokia smartphone. The innovative Dual-Sight feature enables live-streaming of #Bothies directly to social media making sharing of both sides of the story in real-time possible. The Nokia 6.1 Plus also has AI enhancements that bring stories to life with fun filters, masks and 3D personas, as well as the portrait lighting that adds captivating lighting effects to images.

Check out this Shopee flash sale at: https://shopee.ph/product/199652521/4434765554

Salceda Files Bill To Modernize Gov’t Services

Albay Representative Joey Salceda files a bill seeking to streamline inefficient government processes to modernize the delivery of citizen services.

DOH Sets Feb. Measles, Polio Vaccination In C. Luzon

Free measles, rubella, and polio vaccines for children aged 0-59 months will roll out in Central Luzon on Feb.1!

Palace Hopes For ‘Close, Friendly’ Ties With Biden Administration

Malacañang extends a congratulatory message to U.S President-elect Biden hoping for ‘Close and Friendly’ ties with the new administration.

554 Agusan Sur Residents Get Aid From Go

Some residents affected by Tropical Vicky in Agusan del Sur receive food assistance from Senator Bong Go.

DOH Logs 7,729 New Covid-19 Recoveries

The Department of Health (DOH) Sunday reported 7,729 new Covid-19 recoveries, pushing the country’s overall tally to 475,612.

PH Ready For Arrival Of Vaccines: Galvez

"Mayor, prepared po tayo," Secretary Galvez said to President Duterte, citing the facilities and deployment readiness of the country for Covid-19 inoculation.

Pangasinan Celebrates Bible Week Amid Pandemic

Philippines Bible Society (PBS) distributed 300 Bibles to front-liners in line with the celebration of Bible Week in Pangasinan.

Get Vaccinated For Your Own Safety, Vico Tells Pasigueños

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto urges the public to trust all the government’s procured vaccines.

PSA-7 Starts Second Round Of Pre-Registration For Nat’l ID System

The Philippine Statistics Authority in Central Visayas (PSA-7) starts the STEP 2 registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in Central Visayas.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Entertainment

8 Family K-Dramas You Can Enjoy Over Lunas New Year

K-Drama is life! Time to add these K-Dramas to your list!

Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

Atin 'to! The historical movie "Quezon's Game" finally comes home to the Philippines and streams globally on iWantTFC beginning January 27.

Jamie Lends Her Voice For Inspirational Song “We Give Our Yes”

Diva Jamie Rivera's "We Give Our Yes" is the official song of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines celebration.

More Stories

Salceda Files Bill To Modernize Gov’t Services

Albay Representative Joey Salceda files a bill seeking to streamline inefficient government processes to modernize the delivery of citizen services.

Palace Tackles Proposed Price Cap On Pork, Other Food Products

Mas magmamahal pa kaya ang presyo ng baboy?

DA To Mass-Produce New Test Kits For ASF In February

Good news! Rapid test kits for African swine fever will soon be available!

Duterte Wants Kids Aged 10-14 To Stay Inside Homes

Dapat nga bang hindi muna lumabas ng bahay ang mga batang ang edad ay sa pagitan ng 10-14?

LGUs Urged To Step Up Covid-19 Vaccine Info Campaign

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges Local government units (LGUs) to exert more efforts informing the public about the government's Covid-19 vaccination program.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

MRT-3 Now Equipped With Touchless Temperature Scanners

“Automatic” and “touchless” temperature scanners are installed for passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) as part of the rail service’s measures against the Covid-19.

13 Ilocos Region Bus Routes Resume Operations

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) now resumes point-to-point public transport in 13 modified routes.

Over 421K OFWs Served Via ‘Hatid Tulong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) transports stranded OFWs in Metro Manila back to their provinces by the ‘Hatid Tulong’ government program.