Product Review: MamyPoko Extra Soft Pants

For about a year now, I have been buying the little boy’s diapers from Lazada because, with all the promos they have, I find it cheaper to buy diapers from them than from the supermarkets. So with every promo period they have, I buy about 2-3 boxes of diapers which is good for about 2-3 months. I get to have big savings in the end.

I have preferred a different brand of diaper for the little boy since he was born but I have tried a few brands out there and to my dismay, I really wasn’t satisfied with the other brands. I have even tried a couple of MamyPoko variants but I found those variants not up to par with my preferred brand.

Last month, I saw Lazada’s promo for MamyPoko. With every purchase of MamyPoko diapers from Lazada using the code “FLYTOJAPAN”, you get a chance to win a trip to Japan for 2. Great deal, isn’t it? You can check the mechanics here. I was also chosen to receive a sample of MamyPoko pants to review so I gave it a go.

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MamyPoko Pants for testing

I received this earlier this month but I opted to delay trying this out on the little boy until the holidays when we are home in the mountain city (aka Baguio City). This is for the reason that, given that the place is colder than in the big metro, the little boy’s diaper usage will really be tested. On the average, the little boy uses about 3 diapers each day when we are in the big metro – one in the morning, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening when he goes to bed. In the mountain city, he uses about 4-5 diapers each day.

When I opened the pack and got one out, I was surprised to find a different kind of diaper compared to what I expected it to look. This one looks softer, more cloth-like texture with sturdier waist-band. It doesn’t look like it will tear easily. And it came with cute Winnie the Pooh designs on the front and the back.

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I didn’t realize though that there were 6 different designs and I wasn’t able to take a photo of all the cute designs they’ve got. Each nappy also comes with a roll-up tape at the back. This makes it easier for the soiled nappy to dispose. The package comes with instructions for disposal, too. Isn’t that cool?

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OK, for the verdict. Here are the things I love about the MamyPoko Extra Soft Pants:

  1. While I am not well-versed with the specific materials used in diapers, I really like the outcome of MamyPoko Extra Soft Pants. The nappies are of soft, cottony-like materials but sturdy enough not to break when it is full of pee. The little boy didn’t get any rashes as well since the nappy is made of breathable materials. The seams are well sealed as well and doesn’t easily tear or break when putting it on the little boy.
  2. The waist band is wide but has a really nice fit. It doesn’t leave any marks on the little boy’s skin and it holds up pretty well when the nappy is already full. When the little boy’s pants is falling, the nappy stays in place. Oh and when the nappy is full, it is not bulky. Well, it is really not bulky whether it is full or not. And I love that. 🙂
  3. With the few days that the little boy wore this MamyPoko pants, I have yet to see one nappy that leaked. No leakages on this one. And when the nappy is full, the inside seams doesn’t tear and brings out gel-type materials out of it. No messy little gel-type thingy to clean from the little boy’s behind, that’s for sure.
  4. I love the roll-up tape. For diapers that comes with tabs, it is easily to dispose because you can use the tabs to tape the diaper shut after rolling it up. Most of the diaper pants I’ve seen doesn’t come with tabs to seal the soiled nappy with, so having this rolled-up tape included makes it easier to dispose the soiled nappy.
  5. The packaging comes with a lot of information: How To Wear, How To Dispose, Precautions, size charting and even the materials used. I was actually surprised to see that they have a XXXL size. I honestly didn’t know of any other diaper that has this size in their offering. And here I was, starting to get a bit worried about needing a larger sized diaper if the little boy still wouldn’t be potty trained. He’s already using a XXL size and we are still working on his potty training so knowing that there is a XXXL size out there is a relief as I now have a plan B in case potty training fails in the next few months.

If there’s one thing that I don’t like about MamyPoko Extra Soft Pants, it will be the price. LOL! I really find this variety is really expensive – it’s about 3x the price of the current diaper my little boy uses. And using this long term will really put a dent in my budget plan. But, given how good this one is, I think the price has been justified. Will I continue to use this? Occasionally, yes. While I would not be able to afford this for daily use, this is a great nappy to have during travels since I would not need to worry about diaper changes or even leakages in the middle of the trip or any event.

So there. This variant really made me change my views on MamyPoko diapers, that’s for sure.

You can purchase MamyPoko from Lazada or in any leading supermarkets, groceries and drugstores. And if you purchase MamyPoko from Lazada, make sure to use the promo code “FLYTOJAPAN” to qualify for the promo. Promo runs until December 31, 2016. You still have a few days left to make your purchases. 🙂

 

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Science Circus Has Come To Town!

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MANILA, Philippines – Be ready to #EnterTheScienceCircus!

Science Circus: Step Right Up! is the 5th traveling exhibition of The Mind Museum,  supported in part by Mastercard, Limkaco Industries, Uratex, and Thompson Hardware and Lighting Center.

The Science Circus: Step Right Up! showcases the amusing, the peculiar, and the extraordinary in our everyday experiences, in the form of interactive exhibits that deceive the senses and boggle the mind.

While the nearly 250-year history of the circus abounds with awe-inspiring demonstrations of physical skill – such as high-flying aerial artists, to death-defying daredevils – the Science Circus challenges our traditional notions of a circus by focusing on the mind’s “acrobatic” perceptual tricks.

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As the guests enter the exhibition, they are welcomed by a festive, colorful façade which sets the tone for the sights and sounds they are about to experience. These interactive exhibits are displayed simultaneously in three adjacent Rings. Guests can go in any of the Rings in the order they please.

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Ring One, or Deception Perception is a menagerie of exhibits that will prompt you to question whether to see is to believe. Can you always trust your senses? Is what you see as real as it seems? Can your brain produce motion where there is none? Your first venture into the Circus will unveil the “blindness” of your mind’s eye.

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Ring Two highlights Pieces of Incredible Engineering, where guests can engage their minds in puzzles and relish how math and art come together. This central area is animated by simple machines, and engages guests in activities that evoke their inner engineer.

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Last but not least, Ring Three is Encounters with the Masters, where guests can interact with and learn the secrets of the Masters of Illusion. They can take on the challenges posed by each Master, and discover how our brains can be ensnared by smoke and mirrors.

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Visit the Science Circus: Step Right Up! exhibition right now for another wonderful ride through the world of Science! To make it even more enticing, a special treat awaits!

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Together with Mastercard, The Mind Museum offers something enticing for visitors! Use your Mastercard and avail of a 3+1 treat to any admission ticket to the Museum or its special exhibitions. See posters for full details. Until December 30, 2016 only. 

The Science Circus: Step Right Up! exhibition vividly illustrates how our everyday experiences are full of delightful secrets that we can uncover, to discover more about ourselves and the world around us.  Let’s all have fun together! See you there!

#EnterTheScienceCircus

#TheMindMuseum

*The Mind Museum’s traveling exhibition Science Circus will be on display in the Museum for a limited run, until January 31, 2017 only. The exhibition aims to travel to cities and provinces around the country as part of The Mind Museum’s mission to bring science closer to the general public.

Entrance Fees:

Science Circus* only

P200 / head                   Adults or Child

The Mind Museum (3-hour tour) + Science Circus

P750                               Adults
P650                               Child/Student (up to college)

Kids below two feet are Free.

*Enjoy Science Circus exhibition for 90 minutes choosing from these timeslots:
9am-1030am  |  1030am-12nn  |  12nn-130pm  |  130pm-3pm  |  3pm-430pm  |  430pm-6pm
Limited capacity. Guests are welcomed on a first come, first served basis.

Limited Offer:

Together with Mastercard, The Mind Museum offers something enticing for visitors! Use your Mastercard and avail of a 3+1 treat to any admission ticket to the Museum or its special exhibitions. See posters for full details. Until December 30, 2016 only. 

The Mind Museum Operating Hours

9:00am – 6:00pm, Tuesdays to Sundays.
CLOSED on Mondays.

For more information or for interested parties who would want to host this exhibition, please contact:
Email:  inquiry@themindmuseum.org
Website: www.themindmuseum.org
Facebook/ Twitter/ Instagram: themindmuseum

Win a Trip To Japan for Two in Every MamyPoko Purchase!

Lazada is still on sale! There’s still time to make your purchases online to avoid the traffic rush. Just visit Lazada.com.ph to check their items. Note that this link contains my affiliate ID and I may be receiving commissions from purchases using my affiliate link. Don’t worry, you won’t be charged extra by using it.

On that note, if you have babies or have friends and/or relatives with babies, one of the best thing to give their kiddos would be diapers. Trust me, it is a really big help for mommas to receive diapers for their kids. 🙂 Check out MamyPoko’s sale items at Lazada. And do you know that MamyPoko has an ongoing promo? For every purchase of MamyPoko diapers, you get a chance to win a trip for two to Japan. Isn’t that cool? 🙂

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Check out the details of the promo:

PROMO DURATION: November 7 – December 31, 2016
Deadline of entry submission: December 31, 2016, 11:59PM
ELIGIBILITY: All Lazada Philippines customers residing in the Philippines are qualified to join.

PROMO MECHANICS:

  • Promo Period: November 7 – December 31, 2016
  • Promo is open to all Lazada customers residing in the Philippines who purchase from the official Mamy Poko Shop and will enter the code “FLYTOJAPAN” upon check out.
  • Qualified customers will get a chance to win two roundtrip flights from Manila to Japan (up to Php 150,000 in value)
  • One successful Lazada order is equivalent to 1 e-raffle entry.
  • Qualified customers can generate as many e-raffle entries as they can, as long as the promo code is entered upon placing the order
  • Voucher can be used for any product except those marked “Voucher Not Applicable On This Item”

TO JOIN THE PROMO:

PRIZE:

  • Roundtrip flights for two (2) from Manila to Japan (up to Php 150,000 value)
  • Terms and Conditions
    • All travel is subject to availability at the time of booking, with travel period from February 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017
    • Airline: Cebu Pacific
    • Roundtrip Ticket (MNL -TKY -MNL)
    • 3D2N Hotel Accommodation
    • Pocket money

MECHANICS OF THE RAFFLE DRAW:

  • The winners will be selected at random on January 10, 2016 at 5PM, at the main office of Lazada Philippines. The raffle draw will be done electronically through the RANDOM.ORG program
  • The winners will be informed through registered mail and contact number and will be announced via Lazada social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
  • Lazada, Federated Distributors & Unicharm employees and their relatives up to the 2nd degree of consanguinity or affinity are excluded from participating in this promo.
  • Draw venue is at the 23rd floor Net Park 5th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • By joining this promo, a customer confirms that he or she has read, understood and agreed to the promo mechanics, including but not limited to its terms and conditions.
  • Cancelled orders will be automatically disqualified from the raffle draw.
  • Prize is transferrable but not convertible to cash, and only consists of what is listed above.
  • Lazada will get in touch with the winner via registered mail within 7 days upon raffle draw
  • The winner can redeem the prize within 60 days from receipt of registered mail. If the winner fails to claim the prize within the redemption period, the winner forfeits his/her claim to the prize with prior DTI approval. Lazada will have a list of buffer winners in the event that a winner becomes disqualified.
  • When claiming the prize, the winner needs to present at least One (1) Valid ID. Lazada has the right to ask for another ID if deemed necessary.
  • In case of a winner’s representative claiming the prize, an authorization letter coming from the winner must be presented together with the winner’s valid ID and the representative’s valid ID. The winner’s signature in the ID and the authorization letter presented must be the same. The Authorization letter presented must be the same. The authorization letter must state the full name of the representative claiming the prize on the winner’s behalf
  • Winner agrees to participate in publicity marketing campaigns.

 

Lazada Philippines Wraps Up Online Revolution with a 6-day Grand Christmas Sale

06 December 2016, Philippines –  The country’s largest online one-stop shopping and selling destination, Lazada Philippines, is set to culminate its Online Revolution campaign with a bang with its Grand Christmas Sale, which is slated to happen this December 7-12.

With the success of the ongoing and highly in-demand Lazada Online Revolution, the company continues to offer its customers the best holiday shopping experience as it reveals further markdowns, the hottest deals and crazy discounts in its 6-day Grand Christmas Sale finale.

Don’t miss this mega-sale event of the year where you are in for an even sweeter holiday treat on amazing deals for Tech, Fashion, Home & Living, Health & Beauty, Travel, Toys & Babies and more.

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Shop from the comfort of your homes and go online via Lazada.com.ph or boot up the Lazada mobile app and check out the wide array of the best product bargains, with prices up to 95% off.

Expect jaw-dropping and well-curated offers from popular branded items including a Lenovo Vibe 16GB phone for P4,499; Starmobile Engage Aura 14″ Cherry Trail Quad-Core Windows 10 laptop for P7,999; a Logitech Optical Mouse for P199; GoPro Hero5 HD Camera at P18,999; Bosch Impact Drill-DIY Tool Set at P2,499.

The 6-day grand shopping extravaganza will feature the most awaited limited-time flash sales, which include: Maybelline Rebel Collection lipsticks for only P149; Portable Car Vacuum cleaner for P99; an Ace 32” Slim LED TV for only P5,299; a Star Mobile Play Click 4GB with free P100 Load Card for only P999; and Ray-Ban aviators for only P2,999.

This year’s theme, “Brands for All,” brings exclusive products from top international and local brands including Samsung, Bosch, Cherry Mobile, JBL, Asus, Acer, Star Mobile, Canon, Lenovo, Platinum Karaoke, Bum Apparel, L’Oreal, Olay, Nestle, Pampers, MamyPoko, Watsons and Belo.

Here’s for December 7:

GRAND CHRISTMAS SALE
Flash Sale Schedule (December 7)
Timeslot Description SRP Flash Sale Price Discount
12:00 AM ACER Iconia One 7 B1-770 16GB WiFi Tablet 7,999 1,999 75%
ALEOCA 26″ Mountain Bike (Multiple Colors) 8,999 3,999 56%
Queen Double Plush Pillow 1,098 599 45%
9:00 AM AMERICAN TOURISTER Fountain Spinner 3-Piece Set Luggage (Multiple Colors) 20,450 8,799 57%
FUKUDA 3-Speed Blender FBL-158PIB 999 790 21%
MAMYPOKO Extra Dry Diaper Newborn- Pack of 52 525 315 40%
HP Deskjet 1112 2,500 888 64%
10:00 AM Open Face Safe and Convenient Motorcycle Helmet 1,699 499 71%
CHICCO Go Baby Carrier 1,900 999 47%
H9+ 4K 2MP 2″ 1080P Ultra HD WiFi Sports Action Camera   4,599 1,599 65%
PONY Women’s – New School 2,590 1,000 61%
12:00 PM NIVEA Bundle- Intensive Moisture Body Milk 125ml 199 79 60%
ACE 32″ Slim LED TV 9,999 5,299 47%
Fast Inflate Air Bed Lazy Sleeping Bed Folding Sofa/Chair (Multiple Colors) 1,999 299 85%
4-Piece Queen Size Bedding with Luxury Cotton Feel- Gardens of Fairies Series by Manhattan HomemakeR 1,400 499 64%
2:00 PM ACER Chromebook 11 C735-C7Y9 11.6″ HD Intel Celeron N2840 2GB 16GB EMMC Black Chrome OS  13,500 7,999 41%
CASIO Data Bank Men’s Gold Stainless Steel Strap Watch 4,250 1,299 69%
PUREIT Excella Water Purifier Filter 1500L 5,000 3,498 30%
PAMPERS Baby-dry Taped Diaper S 58 pc 420 336 20%
4:00 PM JANSPORT Superbreak Backpack (Multiple Designs) 1,990 999 50%
ST. IVES Blemish Control Apricot Face Scrub 10oz 249 125 50%
CHERRY MOBILE Revel 3G 8GB (Black) 2,999 1,699 43%
6:00 PM Christmas Tree 6ft. 210S (Dark Pine Green) 5,097 1,199 76%
MAYBELLINE Color Sensational Rebel Bouquet Lipstick 4.2g (Multiple Shades) 299 149 50%
Lazytech 4K WiFi Action Pro 16MP Sports Camera (Black) with Free Strontium Micro SD Class 10 16GB Card with Adapter (Black) 4,999 1,899 62%
SILVERWORKS Till I Met You Promise Ring 790 559 29%

 

With Christmas just around the corner and everyone hustles to finish their Christmas shopping, Lazada’s Grand Christmas Sale is your ultimate shopping paradise. Don’t miss out on these amazing bargains, and log-on now! Lucky shoppers also get a chance to win an Isuzu D-Max and Turkish Airlines international roundtrip tickets for a minimum purchase.

 

Visit www.lazada.com.ph or download the Lazada mobile app for free.

 

 

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About Lazada Online Revolution

The Lazada Online Revolution is the biggest online shopping and selling event in Southeast Asia bringing brands and retailers, and consumers together in six countries.

Lazada started the Online Revolution on 12 December 2012 (12.12) to educate consumers on online shopping and its conveniences. The one-day sale sparked a shopping frenzy that grew it into an annual month-long event.

Since then, Lazada Online Revolution has proven itself to be Southeast Asia’s busiest online retail event. In 2015, US$40 million in Gross Merchandize Value was recorded in its three-day finale.

Lazada Online Revolution 2016 will see big retail and marketing brands participate to create an unmatched assortment of popular, quality products, and the best deals for Southeast Asian consumers.

About Lazada Group

Lazada Group operates Lazada, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia (www.lazada.co.id), Malaysia (www.lazada.com.my), the Philippines (www.lazada.com.ph), Singapore (www.lazada.sg), Thailand (www.lazada.co.th) and Vietnam (www.lazada.vn).

Launched in March 2012, Lazada is pioneering eCommerce in the region by providing customers with an effortless shopping experience with multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, extensive customer care and easy returns. Lazada features a wide product offering in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, toys, fashion and sports equipment.

Lazada offers brands and sellers a marketplace solution and an ecosystem of partners providing direct access to about 560 million consumers in six countries online.

Mission Accomplished at the Alaska Ultimate Mission Camp

We were fortunate to have been invited to this year’s Alaska Ultimate Mission Camp. It was the first time that I have heard of this event and I was excited to bring the little boy to have fun and to experience this. Following the successful launch of the partnership between Alaska Milk and Disney last April, comes a new adventure and exciting missions for kids and the whole family:

The Alaska Ultimate Mission Camp is a one-day activity where kids, 4-10 years old, get to accomplish their own Disney Marvel and Frozen Missions. The missions will not only engage the children’s interest, but more importantly, incorporates educational activities that foster camaraderie among other kid participants.

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Are you ready? 🙂

There were several mission zones that were fun and exciting, at the same time, kid-friendly and challenges that tested their speed, creativity, strength and agility.

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The little boy’s activity card

Since the little boy is still below the age of the major missions, there were activities that were also lined up for his age group:

First activity:

First activity: the coloring corner

Second Activity: Mask Cut-outs

Second Activity: Mask Cut-outs

Third Activity: Bricks and Blocks

Third Activity: Bricks and Blocks

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Fourth Activity: Alaska Tower Stacking

Fifth Activity: Memory Game

Fifth Activity: Memory Game

Sixth Activity: Face Painting

Sixth Activity: Face Painting

Unfortunately, the little boy didn’t want to have his face nor his arms or legs painted. However, they still stamped the little boy’s activity card, marking it completed. 😀

For the older kids, for each mission zone, there was a height requirement for safety purposes:

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They also had a briefing session before starting their missions:

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Briefing session ongoing with agent

I was not able to get photos of the mission zones but for the Marvel zone, it has a “sticky wall” where kids can climb just like Spiderman. They also had a rollerblading challenge. The Frozen zone, on the other hand, had the ice-skating challenge. For the Alaska zone, the kids and parents alike got to watch a 360 Marvel and Frozen interactive presentation. We were not able to get into the dome but the little boy tried the ball pit outside it:

Little boy got a bit weird inside the ball pit :D

Little boy got a bit weird inside the ball pit 😀

Meanwhile, the parents and guardians – and even other kids not wanting to continue the missions – got to enjoy a few other activities within the area as well. There was a cooking demonstration done by Chef Kaiser Padilla where he showed everyone how to make Malunggay (Moringa) Pancakes, a yummy and healthy breakfast that both kids and adults will surely enjoy.

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Chef Kaiser Padilla

He also taught kids how to decorate a cupcake using Alaska Crema:

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There was also a story-telling session that kids enjoyed:

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Story telling session

A cute coffee shop set-up by Krem-Top was at one corner where adults could enjoy either a Matcha cooler or coffee with Krem-Top:

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Other parents were also able to shop for Disney Marvel or Frozen items from the sponsors zone:

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There were so many activities that kids and adults alike got to enjoy which made the Alaska Ultimate Mission Camp truly the ultimate event for the whole family.

At the end of the missions, kids were given badges for completing the missions and a loot bag with lots of goodies from Alaska and Disney:

Little boy's loot!

Little boy’s loot!

It was a indeed a fun-filled afternoon and I was so glad that even the little boy enjoyed doing his missions. Looking forward to next year’s mission camp! The little boy needs to train more to prepare for the bigger mission zones. 🙂

Thank you, Alaska, for coming up with a day full of activities that the whole family can enjoy!

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Here’s more information about Alaska Milk Corporation and Disney:

Alaska Milk Corporation and Disney Partnership

Alaska Milk Corporation’s mission to nourish and develop kids’ mind and body by encouraging healthy milk drinking habits, is made more fun by the by the partnership with Disney and its power to create happy and magical moments for kids and families.

The partnership started in April 2016 with the launch of the “Who will you be today?” campaign. It introduced the Alaska Ready To Drink milk for kids in Disney Frozen and Marvel Superheroes packaging designs for Alaska Choco, Alaska Sweet Milk, and Alaska Yoghurt Drinks.

Alaska has always been an advocate of healthy child development, as seen it its strong efforts to promote and ensure that every child gets proper nutrition. It makes sure that every pack of Alaska such as the Choco and Sweet Milk contains essential vitamins and nutrients that support kids’ active lifestyle. While the Alaska Yoghurt Drink promotes proper digestion as it contains naturally fermented good bacteria.

Now, these Alaska Ready To Drink Milk for kids come in Disney Frozen and Marvel packaging designs, with cut-out options to also encourage play among kids, on top of drinking healthy milk drinks.

Alaska Ready To Drink Milk for Kids in new Disney and Marvel is available in all leading grocery stores and supermarkets nationwide. Alaska Ready To Drink Milk has 4 flavors: Alaska Choco, Alaska Sweet Milk, Alaska Yoghurt Drinks.

About Alaska Milk Corporation:

For more details, visit www.alaskamilk.com and like Alaska Milk on Facebook.

About The Walt Disney Company in Southeast Asia (NYSE: DIS):

The Walt Disney Company has been active in Southeast Asia since 1995 when Disney Channel first launched in Malaysia and has grown to five offices in the region (Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam) with the headquarters in Singapore, employing over 300 permanent staff. Disney is one of the most active and largest global entertainment companies in the region with diversified businesses in film, consumer products, publishing, mobile content, television and family entertainment overseeing content from six key brands: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, ESPN, ABC and Lucasfilm. 

2016 Online Revolution Update Lazada Breaks Record with 100,000 Items in 9 Hours

11 November 2016, Philippines – Late night shoppers started very early to take advantage of Lazada’s 2016 Online Revolution. Customers looking for the best deals from trusted brands started coming in from 12 midnight today. As of 9am, www.lazada.com.ph recorded 100,000 items, 29% of which came from the health and beauty category, with electronics as a close second.

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Shoppers relished in the choice of products available to them at amazing offers –all at up to 95% discount.  The very first order came from a customer in Tarlac City, who ordered a KDS Beats-0022 100dB Stereo Subwoofer Over-the-Ear Headphones.

Lazada’s Online Revolution excitement started much earlier this year,” said CEO Inanc Balci, “We’ve had an exciting and long night, with crowds of late-night owls turning into early-bird shoppers snapping up the best deals from Samsung, L’Oreal, P&G, BUM, Starmobile, Mamy Poko, among many others. Watch out for more deals coming later today and in the next 4 weeks for your Christmas shopping.”

The Online Revolution sale continues until December 12. Following 11.11, and during the next 4 weeks leading up to 12.12, Lazada is focusing on satisfying its customers’ interests with a weekly curated selection of products for beauty fans, supermoms and families, techies and fashionistas.

Be part of history as Lazada kicks off the Christmas shopping season with the best brands and wallet-friendly deals. Get a chance to win an Isuzu D-Max and Turkish Airlines international roundtrip tickets for all your shopping. Visit www.lazada.com.ph or download the Lazada mobile app for free.

About Lazada Online Revolution

The Lazada Online Revolution is the biggest online shopping and selling event in Southeast Asia bringing brands and retailers, and consumers together in six countries.

Lazada started the Online Revolution on 12 December 2012 (12.12) to educate consumers on online shopping and its conveniences. The one-day sale sparked a shopping frenzy that grew it into an annual month-long event.

Since then, Lazada Online Revolution has proven itself to be Southeast Asia’s busiest online retail event. In 2015, US$40 million in Gross Merchandize Value was recorded in its three-day finale.

Lazada Online Revolution 2016 will see big retail and marketing brands participate to create an unmatched assortment of popular, quality products, and the best deals for Southeast Asian consumers.

 

About Lazada Group

Lazada Group operates Lazada, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia (www.lazada.co.id), Malaysia (www.lazada.com.my), the Philippines (www.lazada.com.ph), Singapore (www.lazada.sg), Thailand (www.lazada.co.th) and Vietnam (www.lazada.vn).

Launched in March 2012, Lazada is pioneering eCommerce in the region by providing customers with an effortless shopping experience with multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, extensive customer care and easy returns. Lazada features a wide product offering in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, toys, fashion and sports equipment.

Lazada offers brands and sellers a marketplace solution and an ecosystem of partners providing direct access to about 560 million consumers in six countries online.

 

 

 

Getting to Know Shapecloud

Last Saturday, at the Blogapalooza event, I got the opportunity to know a very interesting business that I never knew existed in our country.

Meet Shapecloud: the first 3D online printing service platform in the Philippines.

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Shapecloud is the first online 3D printing service platform in the Philippines that opens up a user friendly avenue for students, hobbyists, designers, and young professionals to explore and create.

3D printing makes it possible to turn 3D models into solid objects. Custom fit based on the 3D computer aided design (CAD), it serves as an on-demand avenue towards manufacturing for everyone.

With 3D printing, the possibilities are endless — with Shapecloud, you can print any of the following:

• Architectural models                                                                  • Phone cases
• Prototypes                                                                                     • Keychains
• Brand and company logos                                                         • Board game pieces 
• Toy figures                                                                                    • and more!

Available Services

Shapecloud’s main service is to provide 3D printing services for its customers, by creating custom objects for personal projects, business prototypes, finished products, special gifts, and many more! We offer a number of different combinations for color, and finishing to fit our customers’ preferences! Learn more about our other services as well, like 3D scanning, 3D modeling, and post-3D print manufacturing.

Aside from 3D printing, we also offer the following services:

• Multicoat Painting (single color)
• Full Color Painting
• Metal Finishing (Bronze)
• 3D Scanning
• 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD)

I was able to meet Erick Chua, the founder of Shapecloud, and he has given me a few information about how the 3D printer works. This is how the 3D printer looks like:

 

Instead of ink, the printer spews out hot, melted plastic and layers it according to the design submitted. The time it takes for one item to be completed would depend on the complexity and the size of the design. A small keychain-size 3D design could take about an hour and half to complete. Larger designs would definitely take longer. Unfortunately, I was not able to see a demo of how the printer actually works (I think that would be really cool) because of venue restrictions regarding electricity consumption. I forgot to ask how much wattage the printer consumes per printing but given the fact that we were not able to see a demo, I am guessing, it consumes a lot. (Is that even the right term? LOL!).

Anyway, here are a few samples of the 3D printouts that they have done:

sample-shot-batman

sample-shot-baymax

sample-shot-space-station

sample-shot-tardis-snow-flakes

Cool, eh?

So, thinking how Shapecloud works? First you need to create your account. This is easy, I promise. I just created mine in 5 minutes or less.

Go to Shapecloud.ph and this will be the page you that will greet you:

front-page

Clink on the Upload button or the Register link at the top right part of the screen. This will lead you to the account creation page where it will ask you for a few information:

account

Once done, check your email. You should receive an email for you to confirm your account. Click on the link provided which will lead you to the login page:

email-confirmed

Once logged in, this is the page that you will see:

dashboard

Now, the fun part. What do you do next? Here it is:

1. Upload
First, design and upload your 3D model on our website, or select a design using marketplaces and apps! Check out our design guide for tips! You can also opt to hire us to make a 3D design for you!

2. Print
After uploading, check for feedback and a quotation for your design! See our services tab for more information on what we do!

3. Deliver
Lastly, after finalizing the details and the payment of your order, get excited for the delivery or pick-up of your 3D print!

Prices vary depending on the size and complexity of the design. Contact Shapecloud at info@shapecloud.ph for your inquiries.

 

 

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Note: Sample photos of 3D prints are provided by Shapecloud