Sunday, December 2, 2012

DOCKERS SAVES THE DAY EVERY DAY IN CDO: Opens first-ever branch at Centrio Mall

Dockers the most-loved khaki brand in the world is now available for the multitude of fashionable men of Cagayan de Oro as it opens its first-ever Dockers Store located in the newly opened Centrio Mall. Dockers khakis offer the best form and fit from casual to formal wear and are made for real men of action.

An Alpha among men

Dockers Alpha Khaki one of the recent khaki evolution that is created for a new generation of men is now available in the newly opened Dockers Store. It is essentially for the men who wish to gravitate towards a more casual look but with the feel and versatility of wearing jeans.

“Dockers Alpha Khaki is one of our best selling product, and it is meant for the real men of action” said Ms. Rhea Akil, Senior Marketing Executive for the Dockers brand.  She added, “It comes in various colors that appeal to a fashion forward crowd that is not afraid to be seen in the latest khaki evolution”.

Fall Holiday Collection 2012

Dockers Fall Holiday Collection 2012 has arrived. Still inspired by the message Save the Day Every Day, showcasing – color hues like browns, reds blues and gradually changing to darker shades of blue, violet, and deep brown.

Broken In Khakis, Clean Casual Pants, and Iconic 5-Pocket are definite must buy if shopping for great looking pair of khakis.

Also featured is Dockers Wearever Series introducing Stain Defenders in D2 fit and the Mobile Khakis.  This series offers a khaki pants that resist staining and will keep men dressed to impress pretty much the entire day.  It is a pair that should be part of any men’s wardrobe.

And for those looking for a more formal look Dockers Signature and SF Khakis fit the bill. 

Check out the latest Dockers Store at the newly opened Centrio Mall and enjoy the fit, form and styling of the world’s no. 1 khaki brand -- Dockers. 

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Monday, November 26, 2012

FIRST ASI TECHNOVATION CHALLENGE: Informatics Eastwood Icons’ goes home a champion with iLight Project

Pasay, November 18, 2012 – It was a good fight among the five schools that entered the finals of the Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI) Technovation Challenge, and a wildcard finalist brought home the grand prize. Informatics Eastwood Icons headed by Frederick Lee with members Romeo Roque, Joboy Hiceta, Nikko Espiritu and Isaac Pabuayon led all other schools and garnered the admiration and approval of a demanding panel of judges.

Winning cash and IT Products, the team jumped for joy when the Champion spot was left for them to fill.

‘iLight’ project is a system that is inspired for busy households and small businesses.  It will make use of Internet connection and mobile devices to conserve energy even if you’re out.
Grand Winner Informatics Eastwood Icons 003
Romeo Roque, general manager of Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI) Jefferson Plaza, president of COMDDAP Juan Chua, DENR Chief Officer-In-Charge for Management Information System Division Roberto De Leon, Frederick Richard Lee, Joboy Hiceta, Isaac Catalino Pabuayon, Nikko Espiritu, vice president of COMDDAP Bing Lastrilla, and vice president for Business Development of ASI Rowena Sanchez.

Awarded as Top 4 finalists (in alphabetical order) are teams 
  • A.R.C.from University of Perpetual Help System Dalta (UPHSD) with the project ‘ASI Eco Fan’ composed of Alvin Angeles, Ronell Ian Lomibao, Ma. Cherrie Estrellado; 
  • The BBN Project from De La Salle University with the project ‘Recycle Reward’composed of Patrick Delos Reyes, Valerie Jean Lualhati, Daniel Gravador, Erina Therese Valdes and Erin Joy Caiga; 
  • Royal from University of Sto. Tomas with the project ‘Water Sensor’ masterminded by Jasmon Delfin; and 
  • SMSDR also from University of Perpetual Help System Dalta with the project ‘Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottle Waste Management composed of Edlen Joy Salazar,Kris Angelique Melicano, Zingso Santera, Emman Rillo and Ernest Alphonzo Diez.

Meanwhile, declared the Runners up of ASI Technovation are teams Cyber Arceri also from De La Salle University composed of Theresa Mendoza, Arianne Caitlin Ong, Baron Dimaranan, Wilbert Luy and Zed from University of Sto. Tomas, on solo is Jian Mateo. 

UPHSD teams bagged Special awards gathering the most number of likes on Facebook and votes during the COMDDAP Expo 2012.  Team A.R.C. awarded People’s Choice, voting duration from November 16-18, 2012.Team SMSDR awarded Most-Liked Prototype on Facebook with almost 3,000 ‘Likes’.

ASI Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.! is endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education, in partnership with Computer Manufacturer, Dealers, and Distributors Association of the Philippines (COMDDAP). Supported by Acer, BenQ, Coby, CaféFrance, HP and Intellipen.

“Technovation challenge was a thrilling experience. Not just for the organizers but also for everyone who worked hard for it – students and participating schools, said Jefferson Plaza, general manager of Advance Solutions Inc.

When asked what would be next year’s challenge, “Definitely more challenging and rewarding for 2013.  We hope more students and schools would take on the challenge”.

See project demonstrations and awarding photos on Facebook, visit and ‘Like’

For more information about Advance Solutions Inc., its products and services, please call 524-7710 or visit

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber: Your holiday over-eating remedy!

The holidays reminds me a lot of things: family reunions, friendly get-togethers, parties, gifts and yes, food. I mean a lot of food! Every occasion wouldn't be complete without an awesome and hearty meal to relish with your loved ones. Conversations goes a long way without us minding how many calories have gone already into our mouth through our stomach, and then we realized, we start complaining about tummy fullness. Urk, I guess that's holidays for us!

We don't usually mind about our diet during these season, right? Whatever is served during a party, we just scarf away what we can gather and get that satisfying feeling after. Next thing we know, we gained weight, we started to complain about cramping and constipation and lot more. And that my friends, is where I introduce MEGAFIBER to you!

Megafiber Psyllium Fiber is a 100% all natural, multi-tasking fiber supplement that provides multiple health benefits for overall well-being. The new Megafiber is made from up from all-naturall psyllium fiber, a bulk-forming fiber. When it absorbs liquids, it forms a slippery film and swells by 8-14 times its normal weight and forms a soft, bulky mass that passes quickly and easily through the colon. Plus, it helps stimulate the reflex needed for the to empty.

Launched by the people who originally brought you psyllium fiber, the new Megafiber delivers on all of its benefits at 50 percent more value for money. Without spending more, users of psyllium fiber will get 50 percent more of the hardworking dietary fiber supplement with new Megafiber.  They can expect new Megafiber to help them prevent constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), control Diarrhea or Loose Bowel Movement (LBM), reduce cholesterol and the risk of heart diseases, lose weight, and regulate blood sugar.

Because new Megafiber binds with cholesterol secreted in bile acids and excretes it before it is absorbed into the blood stream, it helps reduce cholesterol and correspondingly, the risk of heart disease. At the same time, it provides a feeling of fullness which in turn helps reduce hunger pangs, and lessens the tendency to overeat.  This could lead to weight loss as new Megafiber also assists in capturing then excreting the fats in our food.
Available at Mercury Drug and other major drugstores nationwide, the new Megafiber comes in bigger 7.5g travel sachets and 300g bottles at existing retail prices of leading brands. It is also offered in half-kilo family size packs for those who want greater savings.

With all of its health benefits, the new Megafiber offers great value for consumers looking to stretch their hard-earned peso.  It contains pure 100% natural psyllium fiber in every dose (the equivalent to 45grams of oats).  It is a natural and safe way to regularly rid the body of wastes that can lead to digestive disorders and serious health conditions.  There are no additives, sweeteners, preservatives, artificial colors or flavoring in new Megafiber. It is also cholesterol-, yeast- and gluten-free. 

I shed 3 lbs already by just having a regular intake of Megafiber in just a month! Hihihi :D

To know more about new Megafiber and its health benefits, log on to or contact the consumer hotline via (632) 5246549, 09474890262 or email

Sunday, October 14, 2012

JeedJard Chewy Tamarind -- healthy yummy snack!

Nothing beats going through a day without something to chew on, especially when it's healthy and convenient! 

Going on a rough day at work and amassed by piles of paperworks and clinic stuff, I was relieved to receive a box full of awesome yummy treats! I gladly shared it with my workmates and they instantly loved it as well! These yummy chewies are called "JeedJard" -- bite-size chewy tamarind manufactured from fresh sweet tamarind grown in Petchaboon, a province in Thailand famous all over the world for its delicious tamarind.

Traditionally used in cooking and hailed for its healing properties, sweet tamarind, or makahm wahn in Thai, has many nutritional benefits. The edible part of tamarind contains Calcium as well as Vitamins A, B, and C. It also contains Fiber, which helps promote good digestion. Now you can enjoy the flavor and benefits of real tamarind without the hassle of having to crack open shells, picking out which pods are good to eat, and spitting out the seeds–it’s yummy tamarind that’s neater and easier to eat!

 JeedJard Chewy Tamarind candies are available in three flavors: the original JeedJard Tamarind with Plum has the natural sweet and sour taste enhanced with plum powder; the Jeedjard Tamarind with Spicy Plum will tickle the taste buds of spicy food lovers and the JeedJard Tamarind Stick has the taste of natural tamarind that you love, lightly coated with sugar.  

Now everyone can taste the awesome yummy treat Jeedjard has to offer since it will be available in our local stores and market!
Even my cat loves it! :)

Jeedjard Chewy Tamarind is exclusively distributed by Chokdee Marketing International.
For more info, contact +63928-5009822 or email
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Friday, October 5, 2012

A CHALLENGE TO CREATE A BETTER ENVIRONMENT: ASI launches Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.!

Manila, Philippines -- Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI) one of the country’s premiere ICT solutions provider and distributor of world-class brands like HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Acer and Epson, is launching the first ASI Technovation Challenge: Green I.T.!, following this year’s theme – Building a Better Environment.

With numerous environmental issues facing the country, ASI believes that technology can help solve these issues.  It is tapping the talents of college students to present proposals that will have a measureable and positive environmental impact -- yet simple, creative and viable to develop. Selected environmental project proposals will be progressed to the development of the actual prototype, using an open source device.

“We believe that there is an innovator in the best of us.  And we would like to channel this drive to finding solutions that will help build a better environment”, said Jefferson Plaza, ASI general manager.  

The ASI Technovation Challenge is open to college undergraduate students from the same school representing the colleges of computer science, computer engineering and information technology. Participants may opt to join individually or as a team of five members, and must submit the necessary forms to qualify.  

The challenge comes with a huge reward for the winning team the presents the best proposal and creates a viable prototype.  The grand prize winner will win for themselves and their school, a total of P100,000 cash and I.T. products.  Four consolation prizes for the runners up – P25,000 for each team.

ASI Technovation Challenge will also give out Special Prizes like the “People’s Choice” Award and the “Most Liked” Award – an online vote for the best prototype at Facebook.  

The main challenge comes in two phases.  The first phase requires each team to submit a project proposal following the theme and utilizing the open source kit as part of the prototype design.  Five proposals will be chosen to progress based on the following criteria – environmental impact, creativity and originality, viability and team dynamics.

The second phase requires the finalists to build their prototype using available resources.  ASI will be providing the open source kit, which must be part of the prototype.  

The prototype must comply with the standards indicated in the project proposal.  To win, the team must pass the following criteria – team’s presentation and demonstration, functional prototype, quality and excellence of build and project documentation.

The finalists will be showcasing their prototypes during the 2012 COMDDAP Expo on November 16 to 18 at World Trade Center in Pasay City.

According to Ms. Rowena Sanchez, vice president for Business Development of ASI, “There are no limits to the possible solutions we can get from the bright minds that will join this challenge.  We hope that we can truly tap the boundless imagination and talent of our young participants.”

The ASI Technovation Challenge is supported by COMDDAP (Computer Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers Association of the Philippines).

To get more details and to download forms, visit Facebook at email at Get regular updates by following the ASI Technovation Challenge at Twitter.  

For more information about Advance Solutions Inc., its products and services, please call 524-7710 or visit

About Advance Solutions Inc.
Advance Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is one of the premiere ICT source provider engaged in selling cutting edge and innovative products, services and solutions that enhance the productivity of its clients. A wholly Filipino company founded in 1996 that belongs to the 2,000 corporations in the Philippines.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Asian Ghost House at Manila Ocean Park - Truly a fright night!

I can't say that I am a fan of horror films because one, it scares the wits out of me! I even remember one time when I saw an Asian horror flick which is produced in Thailand has caused me to stay away and develop a fear of being alone in public toilet cubicles. In that movie, they made a scene where a deranged ghost is lurking inside the restroom and whoever dared to get inside shall be haunted and get killed.  That fear of mine lasted for a couple of months -- and remembering about that makes me fearsome again! Huhuhu

When I got invited one random Friday evening from Manila Ocean Park, I went for it since it has become my favorite place to enjoy, be amazed and be a kid again. What I didn't notice from the invite itself is that it would be a their Halloween special wherein they will introduce their latest attraction -- The Asian Ghost House!

I am with my blogger friend, Camille Salazar and we were scared silly with what we are going to experience that night. Hands shaking, knees trembling, palms sweaty.. we were even silent through the whole course of our dinner Manila Ocean Park has provided us! Fast-forwarding the story, we went inside and like, OMG OMG, OMG, OMG!!

Several horrifying creatures has come face to face with us as we walk past through the dark corridors. From a long-tongue ghost roaming around to a ghost wearing a Cheongsam and bloody to a sneaky vampire who totally scared us and made us run. The meat-loving butcher who created a loud thumping using his big butcher knife really made me paranoid and the monster caged in a jail creating noise, making us more mortified and scared! Imaging our priceless frightened faces while we are inside the Asian Ghost House!

Truly it has been a fright night for all of us! From disturbing creatures, sound and light effects and eerie interiors, walking your way out inside the Asian Ghost House has proven to be a difficult and terrifying task one has to consider! Go with your family and friends and experience Halloween like never before!

The Asian Ghost House is ready for their scary tactics beginning October 4, 2012 - all Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays of October 2012. For details, please call 567-7777 or visit

Monday, September 24, 2012


In September, the much-anticipated Cole Haan LunarGrand Wingtip Collection will launch in Asia Pacific. Engineered to conquer the streets of New York City, the LunarGrand is a conceptual clash of past meets future—the unique and seamless fusion of timeless design and futuristic innovation. Incorporating Nike’s innovative ultra-lightweight Lunarlon cushioning system into Cole Haan’s traditional construction techniques, the LunarGrand achieves unrivaled feel, flexibility and movement - redefining how classic dress shoes can move and function in modern urban environments.

“The LunarGrand came from our perpetual obsession with making our products better,” says Phil Russo, Cole Haan’s VP of Design. “When you understand what people are doing in their shoes today, their expectations of style and demands of functionality, you can create products that really do make a difference as people go about their everyday lives.

Through considered and specific engineering, the Cole Haan LunarGrand emerges as a unique product that challenges preconceptions of how dress shoes can adapt. “The goal of the design process was to create a wingtip to take on the streets of New York City—a shoe that utilized motion-enhancing innovations at the same time as retaining its authentic and timeless aesthetic,” said Russo.

The immediate reaction when wearing the shoe is to its lightweight and flexible motion-enhancing properties. A well-fitted heel, which better secures the shoe on the foot, as well as a wider forefoot and slimmer rounded toe, allow for more natural, ergonomic foot movement. A partial lining lends a clean, deconstructed feel and keeps the shoe significantly light. Lunarlon cushioning technology in the mid-sole is encased within an outsole featuring micro-diamond tread textures and rubber toe pods to maximize traction and adaptability on unforgiving concrete streets—a competitive advantage in the city that never sleeps.

Built on a classic Cole Haan last with a leather welt detail and crafted in premium suede uppers, the LunarGrand gracefully retains its iconic wingtip silhouette. The men’s and women’s Cole Haan LunarGrand Wingtip is now available exclusively at the following Cole Haan Philippines Stores:

G/F Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center
(02) 898 0964

Level 3, Shangri-La Plaza Mall
(02) 633 2847

Shaped by over a century of craftsmanship, innovation and style, Cole Haan is a classic American brand devoted to making premium men’s and women’s footwear, accessories and outerwear. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Nike, Inc., Cole Haan can be found worldwide, including throughout the United States, Canada, the Middle East and Asia. The company is headquartered in New York City and Scarborough, Maine.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Bo's Coffee Froccino Promo and the New Jasmine Guava Iced Tea!

Two for the Price of One with Froccino Rush

Your Mondays and Thursdays just got better! Buy any one of our Tall Froccino Primo or Freeze beverages and get another Tall variant absolutely FREE on September 13, 17, 20 and 24, from 11 am to 3 pm.

Mixed Berry Freeze, Matcha Green Tea Freeze, White Chocolate Mocha Froccino Primo variants may be purchased but will not be included as a free take away beverage.

For more details about the limited offer, ask your friendly Bo's Coffee barista about the promo.

The Froccino Rush will not be available in the following branches:
Luzon - Tagaytay, Molito, Greenhills
Visayas - Tabunok, IT Park, Mandaue, all Bohol branches, all Dumaguete branches & all Tacloban branches
Mindanao - All CDO branches & Metro Lifestyle Davao

Got your perfect cool down drink yet? Delight your senses in a surprising combination of healthy, fragrant and tropical flavors.   

Bo's Coffee brings you the Jasmine Guava Iced Tea, our new drink this season. A healthy alternative to the caffeine rush from your daily cup of coffee or tea, it has the light and relaxing taste of our Jasmine Green Iced Tea, but with a hint of Guava.   

With its powerful antioxidants, weight loss capacity and the ability to lower the risk of heart diseases, Green Tea brings the health benefits to the Jasmine Guava Iced Tea. With every cup also comes a hint of the subtly sweet aroma of Jasmine, before the whole drinking experience is capped off with the fruity, tropical taste of exotic Guava.  

So, go ahead and treat yourself to a refreshing drink. Have a cup of Jasmine Guava Iced Tea today, at any Bo's Coffee shop near you!



September 2012 – One of Dockers® Alpha Khaki designers wanted to see how Alpha would hold up against a day of skating in San Francisco.  See what they came back with, search ‘Dockers® Alpha Skate Test’ on Youtube.

“The fact that these skaters choose to skate in these pants, demonstrates and reinforces the Alpha message that khakis are just as durable, strong and versatile as denim” said Bobet Romualdo, Dockers® commercial director for Asia.

For updates Like Dockers® on Facebook, or follow Dockers® on Twitter,

About the Dockers® Brand

The Dockers® Brand has embodied the spirit of khaki for more than 25 years. Since their introduction in 1986, Dockers® has been perfecting khakis—and the essential goods to go with them—for men and women all over the world. No compromises in quality. Just versatile, essential style. Day to night. Monday to Sunday. Wearing the pants has never looked so good. For information on Dockers® and its products, please call +632-889-9301 or visit

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Surf. Click. Win!

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To participate, all you have to do is visit the site’s ad pages from August 6, 2012 until September 16, 2012 to find the “Great Deal” icon that will randomly appear with corresponding amount of prizes. Join now and get the chance to be one of the weekly winners.

Be our next lucky surfer, so join now!
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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Larry and Mau Diner: Good Food and Good Friends Go Together

Craving for great food with an ambiance of just chilling out with your good friends?  Then might I suggest heading over to a certain Larry and Mau Diner and let your palates experience the zing built by friends.

It's written all over the place and no doubt about feeling good dining here! Larry and Mau Diner is the brainchild of two guys who, from "rags-to-riches", managed to build another foodie haven goers will surely be fans of! From their six brands of well established restaurants including Uncle Cheffy, Old Vince Grille, Chef's Quarter Restaurant and Wine Bar, Kuse Traditional Filipino Cuisine, Beurre Blanc Restaurant and now came Larry and Mau Diner.
Larry and Mau Diner is similar to fastfood outlets that lets you order your food at the counter. However, they are not just serving hamburgers and chickens but a whole lot more! Here's what they served us that afternoon.

NACHOS SALAD | Php95 - Savory, tangy, cheesy! Our appetizer just hits the spot with this crunchy nachos salad!

FISH PAILLARD | Php 139 - Flattened meat fish served with rice or fries, carrots and corn and their one-of-a-kind Pinoy Steak Sauce which I surely loved because of its distinct taste. The fish meat is so tender one could not even use a knife with this.

PORK PAILLARD | Php139 - Flattened pork meat served with rice or fries, carrots and corn ans Pinoy Steak sauce and mustard sauce. My personal favorite because of its aroma upon serving and its tenderness which is easy to chew.

SMOKED BOILED BACON TASTE OF IRELAND | Php169 - It looks like our native viand "nilaga" but tasted way better! At first, it got me weirded since I knew bacon is cooked fried. But this one made me an instant fan because of its tenderness and savory meat. One should try this when visiting Larry and Mau!

SEAFOOD MARINARA | Php89 -  A pasta bedazzled by seafood. This nifty concoction puts a spice in our everyday pasta and trickled it with the vast taste of the sea.

ALL MEAT POMODORO | Php89 - So who wants meat? This dish boasts an all meat cast that are tender, moist and oh so meaty!

(L-R clockwise) Tuna and Cheese melt, Php95 | Spiced Corn and Eggplant, Php89 | Pork Afritada, Php89 - The all time Filipino favorite torta now comes with a twist! With its soft texture on the inside and right crunchiness on the outside, no doubt that it really does taste great than your ordinary torta at home. Perfect match with their sauce!

For chicken lovers, this is a sure treat for you! 
ROASTED CHICKEN, price starts at Php79 for one-piece chicken 

BUFFALO WINGS | Php130 for 150gms and Php230 for 300gms - one bite and the crunchiness hits the spot! Very crunchy and has a right taste of tangy and spiciness on it! 

CRISPY FRIED PORK RIBS | Php99 Regular size and Php450 Family size. - Crispy, crunchy and all around delectable. These ribs are cooked to perfection and has become an instant fave of mine after the first bite!

Definitely with all the food served on us, we were downright full! But alas, the nice waiter served us their hefty ONE POUND of pure beef patty topped with tomatoes, cheese, lettuce and the works! Like OMG, with the size of that burger, it should have been our whole main course! 

In fact, this coming month of August, they will be launching the ULTIMATE BURGER CHALLENGE which stars their one pound burger! Saturdays are open to aspiring Kings and Queens (male-female couples, 18 years old and above) while Sundays are reserved for Kings and Princes ( father and son tandems. Father must be 25 years old and above, child must be between 8-10 years old). Competitions are scheduled at 10 in the morning and will run the entire weekend for the whole month. Winning pairs will receive gift checks and discount privileges from all their establishments!

Alcoholic beverages are served round the clock, literally! Because Larry and Mau Diner is OPEN 24 HOURS!

Many thanks to Miss Nana Nadal for the wonderful Larry and Mau Diner experience! :)

Ground Floor, Two E-com Center, Palm Coast Drive
Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City
Contact no. 869-7939

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Indies Unleased at Komikon Indieket 2012

Have you ever read a comic book about fighting street foods joining a talent contest to help out their broken hearted friend forget his lost love? How about the one where call agents who moonlight as superheroes try to escape a psychopath they inadvertently gave a ride to? Perhaps you’ve read about the misadventures of an exasperating and disagreeable boy who is equal parts witty and offensive as he tries to live thru life? Maybe you came across the one where a once feared barbarian king now has opened up a barbershop and spends his days cutting hair and chatting with his friends? No? Then you’re missing a lot. That is how rich and varied the books our independent comics creators produce and now Komikon is proud to provide an event that will showcase all of it in their awe inspiring independent glory, KOMIKON INDIEKET 2012, the 1st Komikon Grand Independent Komiks Market.

From zombies, superheroes, cute girls, monsters, robots, national heroes, katipuneros, talking hotdogs, talking chickens, and anything else our own crop of comic geniuses can cook up, the depth and width of Filipino talent in creating various worlds and stories will be at the center of the spotlight. Unencumbered by editorial mandate and censorship, their imagination unleashed and armed with the freedom to produce anything they can under the sun. All of these and more are available in this year’s KOMIKON INDIEKET.

Aside from having creators at the event, there will also be talks on how to create your own comic book and to improve your skills as a comic creator. Speaker Melvin “Taga-ilog” Calingo, known for his work for Culture Crash and Seven Seas Entertainment will discuss the nitty gritty on producing your own independent comic book. Best Asian Album at France’s Prix-Asie ACBD, Quai des Bulles Award winner and Eisner Award nominee Gerry Alanguilan will be giving a talk about komiks in general. UP Professor and Cadre comic book producer Emil Flores will be on hand to give a lecture on Comic Book writing.
So if you are interested to sample the best and new crop of comics our Filipino comic book creators has to offer and perhaps learn a thing or two about comic book creation, please do join us.  KOMIKON INDIEKET 2012 will be held at Hall A of Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City on July 14, 2012, from 10am to 7pm. Entrance Fee is Php 50. Visit for more details.

KOMIKON INDIEKET 2012  is organized by KOMIKON Inc., organizers of the recently successful Summer Komikon 2012. Special thanks to Cadimus Prime, Summit Media, Oh No Manga and Unilab.