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The Manila Times
Valdez-less Bali Pure opens bid vs Air ForceElla de Jesus and Jem Ferrer were listed in the roster but have yet to secure a
Valdez-less Bali Pure opens bid vs Air Force
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Ella de Jesus and Jem Ferrer were listed in the roster but have yet to secure an official approval from their mother team PLDT at presstime. Soriano, one of the organizers of the just-concluded Beach Volleyball Republic National Championship,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PLDT funding capex via possible Meralco divestmentMANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is in talks
PLDT funding capex via possible Meralco divestment
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is in talks with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) as it looks to unload its shares in power utility giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to reduce debts and support capital... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiato perform better or he will allow the entry of more competition. How many time
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
to perform better or he will allow the entry of more competition. How many times a day have you tried calling through PLDT and only got a mechanical voice saying �The number you dialed is now unattended� or �All lines are busy now, please try... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MPIC, GT Capital alliance boosts indexgreen except for the industrial index, which declined 70.50 points or 0.60 perc
MPIC, GT Capital alliance boosts index
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
green except for the industrial index, which declined 70.50 points or 0.60 percent. “The local index was pushed a bit by PLDT as it will directly benefit from the recently announced MPIC-GTCAP deal,” said Astro del Castillo, managing director at... Read more
2d
Sun Star
Subsidy needed to improve InternetFOLLOWING the stern warning of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte to telcos,
Subsidy needed to improve Internet
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
FOLLOWING the stern warning of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte to telcos, a PLDT official believes a subsidy is vital to help push for faster and cheaper Internet service in the country. PLDT SME data solutions category head Marc Frederick T.... Read more
2d
The Manila Times
Metro Pacific buys 56% of GT Capital’s power unitstake in power distributor Manila Electric Co. by acquiring the remaining stake
Metro Pacific buys 56% of GT Capital’s power unit
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
stake in power distributor Manila Electric Co. by acquiring the remaining stake of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) which owns 17.4 percent. Based on Meralco’s current share price of P301 each, those PLDT holdings should be worth... Read more
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2d
Rappler
First Pacific group acquires 56% stake in Global Business Powerto use the funds raised in the MPIC share sale to pay down our borrowings." Ex
First Pacific group acquires 56% stake in Global Business Power
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
to use the funds raised in the MPIC share sale to pay down our borrowings." Excess cash for more Beacon shares BUY FROM PLDT. MPIC's Pangilinan says the board plans to raise equity stake in Meralco through buying Beacon shares from PLDT. In the... Read more
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2d
Asian Correspondent
iflix: Internet television service to launch on Indonesian shores in JuneDigi Telecommunications, Celcom Axiata Bhd, Maxis Bhd and U Mobile Sdn Bhd are
iflix: Internet television service to launch on Indonesian shores in June
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
Digi Telecommunications, Celcom Axiata Bhd, Maxis Bhd and U Mobile Sdn Bhd are iflix’s telco partners in Malaysia while in PLDT is its partner in the Philippines. The company has also inked an agreement with TrueMove H in Thailand. Azran said the... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Telcos release statements following Duterte's 'warning'to make sure the Philippines is at par with other countries in terms of technol
Telcos release statements following Duterte's 'warning'
Coconuts Manila / Posted 2 days ago
to make sure the Philippines is at par with other countries in terms of technology use." For their part, Ramon Isberto, PLDT spokesman, said, "We are aligned with government efforts to improve telecom services. PLDT is in fact in the middle of a... Read more
2d
Manila Bulletin
Ty family invest P29.89B in MPIC in exchange for control over power unitan economic interest of 42.0 percent. At the same time, Beacon Electric Asset
Ty family invest P29.89B in MPIC in exchange for control over power unit
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
an economic interest of 42.0 percent. At the same time, Beacon Electric Asset Holdings Inc., a 50-50 joint venture between PLDT and MPIC, acquired from GT Capital 56 percent of Global Business Power for P22.1 billion. This will be settled with... Read more
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3d
Manila Bulletin
9 Filipino firms make it to Forbes Global 2,000 biggest listand assets of about US$37.5 billion, and Meralco whose market value stood at US
9 Filipino firms make it to Forbes Global 2,000 biggest list
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
and assets of about US$37.5 billion, and Meralco whose market value stood at US8.1 billion, having assets of US$6 billion. PLDT was next on the list with market value of US$8.4 billion and assets worth US$9.7 billion. Valued at US$7.7 billion, AEV... Read more
3d
Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications scored twin victories in the hotly cont
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 3 days ago
PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications scored twin victories in the hotly contested postpaid segment in the first quarter, posting the fastest growth both in terms of revenue and subscriber base. Smart’s postpaid revenues rose 16% year-on-year,... Read more
3d
Inquirier.net
PSEi dragged by JG Summit dealtumbled by over 1 percent. URC, ALI, AC, AP and LTG all slipped. On the other
PSEi dragged by JG Summit deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
tumbled by over 1 percent. URC, ALI, AC, AP and LTG all slipped. On the other hand, AGI gained 1.63 percent while AEV and PLDT also firmed up. Across the region, stock markets were mostly higher alongside an increase in global oil prices. Brent... Read more
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3d
Rappler
JG Summit founder sells $250M worth of sharesincome received by the group dropped 34.6% to P1.03 billion from P1.57 billion.
JG Summit founder sells $250M worth of shares
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
income received by the group dropped 34.6% to P1.03 billion from P1.57 billion. This is due to lower dividends declared by PLDT for the period. Equity in net earnings of associates, primarily from investments in UIC and Meralco, increased to P1.83... Read more
3d
The Star
iflix to go live in Indonesia next monthMalaysia namely Telekom Malaysia, Digi Telecommunications, Celcom Axiata Bhd, M
iflix to go live in Indonesia next month
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Malaysia namely Telekom Malaysia, Digi Telecommunications, Celcom Axiata Bhd, Maxis Bhd and U Mobile Sdn Bhd, as well as, PLDT in the Philippines and TrueMove H in Thailand. Azran said the group's revenue was mostly contributed by subscription... Read more
4d
Inquirier.net
PSEi rallies to 7,400 leveland Megaworld (+3.08 percent) led the PSEi higher. MPI and GTCAP also gained ov
PSEi rallies to 7,400 level
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
and Megaworld (+3.08 percent) led the PSEi higher. MPI and GTCAP also gained over 2 percent each. AC, URC, JG Summit, AEV, PLDT and Metrobank all advanced by over 1 percent while BDO, ICTSI and AP contributed to the day’s gains. Notable gainers... Read more
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5d
Sun Star
Gabuco loses in Aiba women's world quarterfinalgold medalist, succumbed to Chinese Yuyan Wang via unanimous decision in their
Gabuco loses in Aiba women's world quarterfinal
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
gold medalist, succumbed to Chinese Yuyan Wang via unanimous decision in their women's light flyweight (45-48 kgs) event. PLDT-Abap women's head coach Roel Velasco, in a Facebook interview yesterday, said: "Sa nakikita ko medyo nasundot-sundutan... Read more
5d
Sun Star
Gabuco loses in Aiba women's world q'finalgold medalist, succumbed to Chinese Yuyan Wang via unanimous decision in their
Gabuco loses in Aiba women's world q'final
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
gold medalist, succumbed to Chinese Yuyan Wang via unanimous decision in their women's light flyweight (45-48 kgs) event. PLDT-Abap women's head coach Roel Velasco, in a Facebook interview yesterday, said: "Sa nakikita ko medyo nasundot-sundutan... Read more
5d
Starmometer
Beach Volleyball Republic Season Reaches Its Climax with National Title on the Linein the world of beach volleyball in the future. BVR is thankful to the organiz
Beach Volleyball Republic Season Reaches Its Climax with National Title on the Line
Starmometer / Posted 5 days ago
in the world of beach volleyball in the future. BVR is thankful to the organizations that continue to support their cause: PLDT Home Ultera, C500 Juice Drink, Beach Hut Sunblock, New Era Caps, Skin Station, Delimondo Province of Ilocos Sur,... Read more
5d
Inquirier.net
PSEi bucks regional downturnwhich rose in heavy volume. On the other hand, DMCI fell by 2.79 percent while
PSEi bucks regional downturn
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
which rose in heavy volume. On the other hand, DMCI fell by 2.79 percent while ICTSI also tumbled by 1.29 percent. PLDT, JG Summit and Meralco all declined. Incoming president Duterte had called on telecommunication firms to improve their... Read more
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5d
Female Network
PLDT and Globe Support Duterte's Call for Faster InternetPresident for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto. “We are aligned with gov
PLDT and Globe Support Duterte's Call for Faster Internet
Female Network / Posted 5 days ago
President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto. “We are aligned with government efforts to improve telecom services. PLDT is in fact in the middle of a major 3-year network investment program that is in process of significantly improving... Read more
5d
Spot.ph
Everyone agrees that we need faster Internet in the PhilippinesPresident for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto. “We are aligned with gov
Everyone agrees that we need faster Internet in the Philippines
Spot.ph / Posted 5 days ago
President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto. “We are aligned with government efforts to improve telecom services. PLDT is in fact in the middle of a major three-year network investment program that is in process of significantly improving... Read more
6d
Coconuts Manila
Duterte warns telcos: Improve Internet connectivity or I'll open PH to competitionCorp., had threatened to disrupt the duopoly of telco giants Globe Telecom and
Duterte warns telcos: Improve Internet connectivity or I'll open PH to competition
Coconuts Manila / Posted 6 days ago
Corp., had threatened to disrupt the duopoly of telco giants Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT). "However, the venture did not push through after both sides failed to reach an agreement . Despite the failed talks,... Read more
6d
Manila Standard Today
‘Dear Uge’ now on its second seasonwere made available both online and via television. Mediaquest Chairman Manny
‘Dear Uge’ now on its second season
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
were made available both online and via television. Mediaquest Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan said that its partnership with PLDT and Smart explains how it was able to get the election results figures from PPCRVs transparency server fast. “We... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Shakey’s V-League opens 13th seasonafter playing exhibition games in Doha, Qatar. Both leagues’ Open Conference t
Shakey’s V-League opens 13th season
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
after playing exhibition games in Doha, Qatar. Both leagues’ Open Conference titles will be up for grabs as the two PLDT teams, the champions in both V-League and Spikers’ Turf, did not field a roster. School-based teams National University... Read more
8d
Inquirier.net
After camp’s success, Valdez hopes to reach out to more volley fansAlyssa Valdez assists a volleyball fan during her volleyball camp. CONTRIBUTED
After camp’s success, Valdez hopes to reach out to more volley fans
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Alyssa Valdez assists a volleyball fan during her volleyball camp. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO After the success of the first-ever PLDT Home Ultera Alyssa Valdez Skills Camp, the three-time UAAP MVP hopes to bring the activity to more areas in the near... Read more
8d
Rappler
Alyssa Valdez to expand volleyball skills camp to more areaskids during her volleyball camp. Photo from press release MANILA, Philippines
Alyssa Valdez to expand volleyball skills camp to more areas
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
kids during her volleyball camp. Photo from press release MANILA, Philippines - After the success of the first-ever PLDT Home Ultera Alyssa Valdez Skills Camp, the 3-time UAAP MVP hopes to bring the activity to more areas in the near... Read more
8d
Sun Star
Davao City eyed as franchise development hubit as expenses in franchising meets their income. The expo is organized by PFA
Davao City eyed as franchise development hub
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
it as expenses in franchising meets their income. The expo is organized by PFA and co-presented by BPI Family Ka-Negosyo, PLDT Smart SME Nation, Abreeza Mall and the Ayala Malls and is supported by Department of Trade and Industry, Davao City and... Read more
9d
Inquirier.net
PSEi slides to 7,200 on political, US Fed jitterssold down shares of SMIC, ALI, MPI, Megaworld and GTCAP which all slid by over
PSEi slides to 7,200 on political, US Fed jitters
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
sold down shares of SMIC, ALI, MPI, Megaworld and GTCAP which all slid by over 3 percent while SM Prime, PLDT and BDO all declined by over 2 percent. AC, Metrobank and Meralco all slipped by over 1 percent while URC, JG Summit,... Read more
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9d
Rappler
Rappler in Forbes Philippines' list of top tech startupstop startups list. Incorporated in 2004, Chikka was then sold to Philippine Lo
Rappler in Forbes Philippines' list of top tech startups
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
top startups list. Incorporated in 2004, Chikka was then sold to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company Incorporated (PLDT) based on a valuation of $15 million, the magazine reported. Level Up! was also sold to PLDT based on a valuation of... Read more
10d
Inquirier.net
PSEi tumbles on ‘hawkish’ US Fedrespectively fell by 4.05 percent and 3.59 percent. Meralco and SMIC fell by o
PSEi tumbles on ‘hawkish’ US Fed
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
respectively fell by 4.05 percent and 3.59 percent. Meralco and SMIC fell by over 2 percent while URC, BPI, ICTSI and PLDT all tumbled by over 1 percent. ALI, Jollibee, Megaworld and AGI all declined. Outside of PSEi stocks, notable... Read more
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10d
Starmometer
TV5’s ‘Bilang Pilipino’ is Clear Winner in Election Coveragewas made available both online and via television. Mediaquest Chairman Manny V.
TV5’s ‘Bilang Pilipino’ is Clear Winner in Election Coverage
Starmometer / Posted 10 days ago
was made available both online and via television. Mediaquest Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan said that its partnership with PLDT and Smart explains how it was able to get the election results figures from PPCRVs transparency server fast. “We... Read more
11d
Inquirier.net
PSEi inches up ahead of PH GDP datahand, Megaworld fell by 2.28 percent while GTCAP slipped by 1.04 percent. ALI,
PSEi inches up ahead of PH GDP data
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
hand, Megaworld fell by 2.28 percent while GTCAP slipped by 1.04 percent. ALI, Jollibee, Metrobank, MPI, JG Summit and PLDT all declined. Another notable decliner outside the PSEi was TKC Metals, which slid by 18.52 percent. Disclaimer:... Read more
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11d
Manila Bulletin
PNB Savings Bank offers digital loan facility for SSS pensionersfacility to cater pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS), which is powe
PNB Savings Bank offers digital loan facility for SSS pensioners
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
facility to cater pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS), which is powered by a platform called Lendr, developed by PLDT and Smart’s digital innovations unit Voyager Innovations. SSS Pensioners with accounts at PNB and PNB Savings Bank can... Read more
11d
Manila Bulletin
PNB Savings Bank offer digital loan facility for SSS pensionersfacility to cater pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS), which is powe
PNB Savings Bank offer digital loan facility for SSS pensioners
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
facility to cater pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS), which is powered by a platform called Lendr, developed by PLDT and Smart’s digital innovations unit Voyager Innovations. SSS Pensioners with accounts at PNB and PNB Savings Bank can... Read more
11d
Pilipino Star
Meralco/MVPSF taekwondo tilt set May 21-22tourney is supported by SMART Communications Inc., Philippine Sports Commission
Meralco/MVPSF taekwondo tilt set May 21-22
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
tourney is supported by SMART Communications Inc., Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, PLDT and Milo. Parents interested to enroll their children in taekwondo and other sports enthusiasts are invited to witness... Read more
12d
Inquirier.net
PSEi clings to 7,500 leveladministration. On the other hand, URC, JG Summit and Jollibee succumbed to pr
PSEi clings to 7,500 level
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
administration. On the other hand, URC, JG Summit and Jollibee succumbed to profit-taking, all falling by over 1 percent. PLDT, Globe, AGI and Meralco also declined. Outside of the PSEi, Security Bank and RRHI also respectively fell by 1.6... Read more
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12d
Pilipino Star
Making Net-browsing more funto have an Internet connection,” begins Gary Dujali, Smart Communications, Inc.
Making Net-browsing more fun
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
to have an Internet connection,” begins Gary Dujali, Smart Communications, Inc. marketing head for consumer broadband and PLDT Home VP and marketing director. “Now, it’s called the Smart Bro pocket WiFi and this time it is 4G (fourth-generation... Read more
12d
Manila Standard Today
Amazon Web Services Establishes Office in the PhilippinesInnovations, Inc. (Voyager) is the digital innovations unit of leading Philippi
Amazon Web Services Establishes Office in the Philippines
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
Innovations, Inc. (Voyager) is the digital innovations unit of leading Philippine telecommunication provider PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart). Voyager Innovations develops platforms and products... Read more
13d
Manila Bulletin
Smart doubles growth in mobile data PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) posted a 38% hike in it
Smart doubles growth in mobile data
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) posted a 38% hike in its mobile Internet revenues for the first three months of 2016, aligned with the strategy to raise revenue contributions from data and... Read more
13d
Inquirier.net
PSEi climbs to 7,500 levelMegaworld and FGEN all advanced by over 2 percent. SMIC, DMCI and MPI all gain
PSEi climbs to 7,500 level
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Megaworld and FGEN all advanced by over 2 percent. SMIC, DMCI and MPI all gained over 1 percent while AC, GTCAP, URC and PLDT contributed modest gains. Outside of the PSEi, one notable gainer was Security Bank, which rose by 1.84 percent. This... Read more
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13d
Pilipino Star
ABAP: The fight continuesa better chance at going all the way. In January of 2009, Picson received an i
ABAP: The fight continues
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
a better chance at going all the way. In January of 2009, Picson received an invitation from Pangilinan and Vargas through PLDT executive (and now former PBA chairman) Pato Gregorio to join them as they made their first rounds of boxing facilities... Read more
13d
Pilipino Star
Clark and Intramurosthe view of Intramuros. That is not a simple task as it involves the cooperatio
Clark and Intramuros
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
the view of Intramuros. That is not a simple task as it involves the cooperation of a number of utilities from Meralco to PLDT and the cable companies. It also was not cheap. Looking forward, Marco and his team were able to develop, propose, and... Read more
14d
Manila Bulletin
Cebu Air boosts JG Summit profit to P9.63 billiondropped 34.6 percent from P1.57 billion last year to P1.03 billion this year ma
Cebu Air boosts JG Summit profit to P9.63 billion
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
dropped 34.6 percent from P1.57 billion last year to P1.03 billion this year mainly due to lower dividends declared by PLDT. Equity in net earnings of associates, primarily from investments in UIC and Meralco, increased from P1.68 billion for... Read more
14d
Manila Standard Today
PLDT Smart SME Nation holds biggest tech summit for MSMEsPLDT Smart SME Nation’s annual business convention for micro, small and medium
PLDT Smart SME Nation holds biggest tech summit for MSMEs
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
PLDT Smart SME Nation’s annual business convention for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is back, this time to help Filipino MSMEs discover uncharted terrains in the ever changing digital landscape. Now on its third year, TechIsland aims... Read more
15d
Sun Star
‘This is my story,’ Wurtzbach on latest TV commercialhas already aired on television. A timely Mother’s Day release, Wurtzbach is fe
‘This is my story,’ Wurtzbach on latest TV commercial
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
has already aired on television. A timely Mother’s Day release, Wurtzbach is featured in the latest TV commercial of PLDT HOME, representing the digital services leader’s flagship DSL brand. This particular endorsement is one that Wurtzbach... Read more
15d
Manila Standard Today
4 foreign firms eye SMC bandtelecom venture offers were asking about the interconnection issue with other t
4 foreign firms eye SMC band
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
telecom venture offers were asking about the interconnection issue with other telecommunication firms. “If they [Globe and PLDT] are wiling cooperate and make this a level playing field for the three of us, definitely I am open [for partnership],”... Read more
16d
Inquirier.net
PSEi retests 7,400 on Duterte’s economic agendain Visayas and Mindanao will boost this company’s business. On the other hand,
PSEi retests 7,400 on Duterte’s economic agenda
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
in Visayas and Mindanao will boost this company’s business. On the other hand, SM Prime tumbled by 4.42 percent while PLDT slipped by 1.15 percent. Since the start of the year, the PSEi has gained by 6.97 percent. Disclaimer: Comments do not... Read more
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16d
Zamboanga Today
Guard shot deadthis city, Thursday morning. The fatality was identified as Ibno Hasim Jalallu
Guard shot dead
Zamboanga Today / Posted 16 days ago
this city, Thursday morning. The fatality was identified as Ibno Hasim Jalallum Aharon, 52, married, a security guard at a PLDT Tower in Sitio Marangan and a resident of Barangay Muti, this city. Police Station 2 commander Chief Inspector Ramon... Read more
17d
Gamasutra
ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX: a pioneering esports eventESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX: a pioneering esports event (Manila,
ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX: a pioneering esports event
Gamasutra / Posted 17 days ago
ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX: a pioneering esports event (Manila, Philippines) May 12, 2016 - ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX crowned its champions on Sunday April 23, 2016 and sealed its position as a pioneer within the... Read more
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