GAOC opens latest branch at the exclusive S Maison, Conrad Manila


Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center or GAOC, arguably one of the best in dental services, not just in the country, but in Southeast Asia, opens its newest clinic at the exclusive S Maison, Conrad Manila at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.


Constantly at the forefront in dentistry, GAOC is the recognized trailblazer in dental implant surgery in the country, and offers an extensive range of excellent services – from general dentistry to oral surgery and periodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, as well as cosmetic and laser dentistry.

GAOC opens latest branch…


GAOC was founded in 2001 by world-renowned dental surgeon Steve Mark G. Gan D.M.D, who took his Residency in Advanced Prosthodontics in the prestigious University of Southern California-School of Dentistry and Prosthodontic Osseointegrated Implants at University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) and is a member of both the American Society of Osseointegration and the American College of Oral Implantology. He is also a former board member of Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Dentistry, and is presently a visiting Professor at the University of Genoa, Genova, Italy.

Consistently raising the standards of dental practice in the Philippines, and living up to Dr. Gan’s singular vision of introducing world-class, state-of-the-art dental services to the country, GAOC employs a highly regarded team of dentists — caring, gentle, professional — all of whom regularly undertake training programs both here and abroad to keep abreast of the latest technology, trends and best practices in dental medicine.

Dr. Gan is one who never rest on his laurels. His insatiable drive to teach and learn often brings him abroad to attend and participate in dental conferences and symposia, time and again establishing the benchmark in the industry.

Complimenting GAOC’s team of experts are the most advanced diagnostic technology and dental equipment available. Its clinics and treatment facilities are sleek, immaculate, modern in look, yet are.

“We’re proud to bring GAOC’s brand of superior quality dental care to this part of Metro Manila, and at such a fine location,” declares Dr. Gan. “As with all our other branches, you can be assured of the best dental services available, from top-notch, internationally-trained dentists, and with state-of-the-art equipment –all housed in a clinic that can only be described as impressive.”

GAOC’s other branches are located at the Medical Plaza, Makati; St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City, Taguig; The Residences at Greenbelt, Makati; Trinoma Mall, Quezon City; Robinsons Magnolia, Quezon City; SM Seaside Cebu City, and Asian Residences Condotel Civic Place Alabang.

















GAOC opens latest branch…


Goldilocks Junior Club Fun Day helps in bridging a connection between the kids and their parents

Traditional Filipino childhood games as the ”theme” for the

Goldilocks  Junior Club Fun Day

Manila-Philippines April 22, 2017- The country’s number 1 bakeshop brings back the Filipino childhood games at the recent Goldilocks Junior Club Fun Day held at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia. The theme for this event brings back the old memories of what our Nanay and Tatay’s ” kinalakihang laro” like tumbang preso, piko, sipa, pabitin and other traditional Filipino street games.

Generations today are no longer playing Filipino Street Games that is why Goldilocks Junior Club Fun Day helps in bridging a connection between the kids and their parents.



The venue became a huge festive ground isolated in a virtual world of screens and games. Interaction with other kids and Physical play. These larong Pinoy will greatly benefit from learning them – Goldilocks Marketing Director Cherry Caluya. 


The afternoon was filled with Filipino games, prizes, freebies, Ice cream cart ( Pinoy sorbetes) were kids and the whole family shared and enjoy plus a story telling leaded by Goldilocks. Walk-ins sign up for membership and members of Goldilocks Junior Club registered as well and received a free shirt, meals and other freebies.


In addition to the classic Pinoy games, attendees were entertained by the Bearkada Bears who prepared a production number and a photo session with the crowd. Member also participate in a DYC Decorate your own Cake session and join on a traditional Pabitin game with cool prizes and goodies.


For more information about the Goldilocks Junior Club, log on to http://www.goldilocks.com.ph, or join the conversation through Facebook or Twitter via GoldilocksPH 


​Experience the best of Boracay at Sun Villa Beach front

Being away for days will somehow make us recharge a bit. Give us an added boost from stressful work, mingle with our friends and loved ones or just being away from the buzzling city life. 

No plans yet this summer? 

Bask in the beauty of Boracay shoreline and get a full view of the island life when you stay at Sun Villa Beachfront, located along the middle of White Beach, between Stations 1 and 2. 

The Sun Villa Beachfront is just a few meters away from D’Mall, Boracay’s main shopping center, and right in the midst of Boracay’s jumpiest clubs, bars and restaurants. It has 18 airconditioned rooms with private toilet and bath, hot and cold shower, free wifi and cable TV. 

The SunSpa offers different kinds of massages and other beauty services including SunSpa’s Body Massage, Bentosa (Cupping) Body Massage or Stone Massage and SunSpa’s body scrub or waxing services that will surely energize and give you a smooth, healthy-looking skin. 

Sun Villa Beachfront also boasts of its sumptuous food at Sun Asian Kitchen, which serves delicious Asian fare as well as Filipino specialties including Nasi Goreng, Laksa, Spicy Crabs and Garlic Shrimp, among others. Sun Asian Kitchen is also home to the famous eat-all-you-can Mongolian Grill which offers an array of meat, seafood and tasty sauces that perfectly complement your bowl of rice or noodles. 

Sun Resorts Boracay also has two other charming resorts, Sun Villa Hilltop, a quiet refuge nestled in a lush tropical garden on top of a hill located at Station 2; and Sun Garden Hilltop, a haven of peace and quiet designed for the budget conscious traveler located at Station 3.

For more information, visit http://www.boracaysunresorts.com.ph/ or follow their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sunresortsboracay. For inquiries, please call (036) 288-1306 or (036) 288-5915. 


Gas up, Go and Win at “Drive Away a Millionaire” promo

Chevron partners with Visa for Visa payWave, announces “Drive Away a Millionaire” promo

Caltex adopts contactless payment technology to further improve users’ gas-up experience

Manila, Philippines, April 20, 2017 — Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines, Inc. (CPI), is enhancing Filipino motorists’ gas-up experience held at Caltex Pioneer Corner Shaw Boulevard.  Guests and Media show an introduction on how Visa payWave, contactless payment technology. Visa cardholders can wave their cards in front of readers to pay for Caltex fuel – no swiping, signing or PIN needed. Hassle no more for motorists with the new Caltex Visa Paywave. Nothing to worry about because It’s more secure, quicker and more conveniently faster than ever.





Visa cardholders purchasing Caltex fuel worth Php2,000 and below at participating Caltex stations nationwide can now enjoy the same fast and secure transactions without the need to input PINs or sign credit card receipts. They can simply wave their Visa payWave cards in front of the Visa payWave readers.


“As the global payments leader, Visa always wants to reduce friction in the payment process. We are excited to partner with Chevron Philippines once again to bring seamless customer experience to motorists. Visa payWave is much quicker, more secure and more convenient than cash,” said Stuart Tomlinson, Visa Country Manager, Philippines and Guam.


“Motorists gassing up using Visa payWave will definitely be able to experience quicker service in our forecourts. Motorists can transact securely and with ease, knowing that they remain in control of their card at all times,” said CPI Country Chairman Peter Morris. “To excite consumers to try our latest innovation, we’re also holding a promotion that’s sure to give added value to their fuel purchase.”


To kick off the partnership, Chevron, together with Visa, will be holding the “Drive Away a Millionaire” promo starting April 21, 2017 to July 31, 2017. Visa cardholders using Visa payWave to purchase any Caltex fuel (Platinum with Techron, Silver with Techron and Diesel with Techron D) at participating stations will get the chance to win Visa card credit worth Php1 million! Three lucky motorists will also receive 1-year Starcash worth Php100, 000.

Each Caltex fuel-up using Visa payWave will entitle motorists to three (3) raffle entries for every Php500 payment increment. Meanwhile, each Visa contact transaction is equivalent to one (1) raffle entry.

Motorists gassing up at Caltex can also get an instant prize of Php50 discount to be deducted outright from their fuel purchase.

[1]  For purchase exceeding Php2000, Visa cardholders will have to sign for the particular transaction or enter a PIN.


 Caltex with Techron contains the new Clean & Glide. This technology lessens friction thus reducing wear and tear between key engine components and helps provide enhanced engine protection, improved fuel economy and maximized power with continued use over time, all key in helping provide a more reliable motoring experience.

The Caltex Drive Away a Millionaire promo will run from April 21-July 31, 2017 at Caltex stations. Per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 4157 Series of 2017.

Chevron Philippines Inc.

Chevron Philippines Inc. has been operating in the country for more than 90 years. Caltex™, its retail brand, offers high quality products and services. There are close to 700 service stations strategically scattered throughout the Philippine archipelago and employees working in several areas of business such as Marketing, Lubricants and Terminal operations. The Chevron products that are available in the Philippines include Caltex with Techron® fuel and Caltex Diesel with Techron®D, Havoline® and Delo® oils. More information on Chevron Philippines Inc. is available at www.caltex.com/ph.

Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world’s most advanced processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit, or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations; however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, pay ahead of time with prepaid or pay later with credit products. For more information, visit http://www.visa.com.ph, http://visaapnews.asia/ and @VisaNews.


​Dermcare Brings Beauty and Care

Channeling your beauty to radiate doesn’t come overnight, your skin requires pampering and care of a professional center that understands your needs. A center that provides all your skin pampering necessities has now come into full bloom as it introduces its new look and logo. 

For 2 decades, Dermcare have continuously shared their unfailing love and concern for their customers, delivering utmost satisfaction to your every vanity regardless of gender, age, social standing, and personal preferences.
Dermcare have been like a second home to their clients as the center treats each customer as part of their family. The care that Dermcare delivers manifest through repeat customers that keeps coming back for the very reason that they feel that they belong.

Understandably, you would only want the best for the ones you hold dear to your heart. This is why Dermcare has up the ante, so everyone in your family and social circle can experience the care and passion that only Dermcare can give. 

Pag-IBIG Recognizes Dermcare’s contribution to the community

Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card recently awarded Dermcare the “Loyalty Cardholder’s Favorite Partner” which equated to the number of cardholders who had the privilege to enjoy discounts at Dermcare branches nationwide. 
Pag-IBIG Fund launched its Pag-IBIG Loyalty card Program in the year 2014. The program aims to extend the benefits given by Pag-ibig Fund to its members not just thru short term and housing loans but also to give them additional privilege in other necessities. Dermcare has been a Partner of Pag-IBIG Loyalty card since then.

Dermcare has served the Pag-IBIG members nationwide thru its more than 80 branches.  In 2016 alone, Dermcare has already extended an accumulated amount of more than P500,000 worth of discounts to around 2,000 Pag-IBIG Loyalty card members  who enjoyed up to 50% discount of Dermcare services and products.

New Logo, New Face

Dermcare’s new logo is fused together with the care-centric ideals that they have at present. The flowers represent their growing clientele and how it has captured the hearts and gained the trust of the public.

In line with the new logo, Dermcare also launches the face of Dermcare – Ms. Nina Robertson, Mutya ng Pilipinas – Overseas Communities 2015. Nina embodies all the qualities that represents Dermcare, vibrant and full of energy!

True to its mission, Dermcare desires to foster care to its numerous clients by providing top-quality skin, hair and wellness services, as well as encompass the years of remarkable love and care for their customers. 

Visit your nearest Dermcare branch today. For more information, follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/i.like.dermcare. 


 3 Non-meat Dishes to try at Cru Steakhouse, Marriott Manila 

Marriott Manilas famed Cru Steakhouse invites you to a seafood dinner this Lenten Season starting April 10 to 15. As you observe this seasons traditions, their special a la carte dishes are perfect as you spend intimate moments with your loved ones. Cru Steakhouse is simply multi-awarded because of its impeccable dishes from high-quality ingredients, which is expected as well on their Lenten Season menu. 

New appetizer choice is Prawn Cakes on lemongrass skewers priced at Php 650. Prawns used are locally sourced and seasoned with pomelo salad, Asian lime vinaigrette and cashew crumbs dressing.

 Another must try is the Cream of Tomato Soup, using organic tomatoes from their Bautista Organica Farm in Batangas.  This warm and flavorful bowl is for Php 350 only. 

As they set aside the steaks, they offer an equally superb main course, Seared Wahoo Mackerel for Php 1,100. This sustainable fish is also a healthy option that is lightly garnished with potato hash, olive tapenade and saffron cream sauce. No meat, no problem indeed. Savor great food while keeping traditions this Lenten Season. 

Cru Steakhouse is located at the ground floor of Marriott Hotel Manila, open daily from 6pm to 10:30pm. For inquiries, call (02) 9889999 or visit manilamarriott.com.

To keep up on their latest offerings, follow @marriottmanila at Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat and, @manilamarirott on Instagram.

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“All aboard!” calls Marriott Hotel Manila as they sail to an underwater-themed Easter Celebration. It is the best summer escape for families as the hotel prepared heaps of treats for everyone to enjoy.

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(L-R) Dark Chocolate Ninja, Milk Chocolate Lady Chick, Marbled Chocolate Rooster, Milk Chocolate Brainy Bunny for Php 550 each (250 grams)

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Easter Bunnies for Php 500 (250 grams)

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Rabbit with Cart for Php 510 (210 grams)


Quirky, chocolatey and yummy goodies are spotted in Marriott Café Bakery ready to hop in your baskets. Spread cheer and sweetness with Felchin chocolates shaped in decadent bunnies and eggs. Price starts at Php 150 for 50 grams Chocolate Bunnies and Php 550 for 250 grams stylish Egg Ninjas. Make your mornings extra delightful with freshly baked Hot Crossed Buns for Php 120 or with Tuna Overload bread for Php 170. There are also cakes topped with adorable rabbit and egg figures at Php 900 for whole cake and Php 305 for mini slices.

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Chocolate Bunnies (50 grams per piece)

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Easter Nest Cake for Php 900. Made of Milk chocolate granola bar, strawberry sheet, hazelnut joconde and caramel cinnamon butter cream

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Strawberry Lychee Speckled for Php 900. Made of strawberry jelly, lime dacquoise, blueberry jelly, lychee mousse, mango jelly, green apple and blueberry jelly

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Cream Egg Cheesecake for Php 900. Made of baked cheesecake, coconut pistachio, sponge cake and mango fruit

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Hot Cross Bun              for Php 120

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St. Religieuse for Php 305. Made of choux pastry, vanilla lemon cream, yellow craquelin, praline croquantine, lemon curl and chocolate disc

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Lime Banana Chips for Php 305. Made of joconde, banana mousse, lime chilbouste and caramel banana chips

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Passion Mango Espresso for Php 305. Sable biscuit, milk chocolate espresso mousse, mango passion fruit coulis and espresso cream


Retreat with your family to a relaxing stay without stepping out of the city. Camp in the newest West Wing of Marriott Hotel Manila for only Php 12,500++ and get more than just a luxurious Premium Room. Their Easter Room Package includes buffet breakfast for 2 adults and 2 kids, Php 700 worth of dining credits at their pool bar, complimentary extra bed, and 2 tickets for kids to their Easter Egg Hunt on April 16. Book early as this is available from April 9 to 16.

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Premium Room at Marriott West Wing

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After a meaningful Lenten Season, dive into an ocean-wide of culinary wonders at Marriott Café’s Sunday Brunch on April 16 for Php 2,700 only. Along with it is a free pass for your kids to their Easter Egg Hunt activity. A feast made for all ages include fresh seafood catch from prawns to oysters and a variety of fish,  international delicacies from East  to West, and foie gras and steaks from the city’s best fine dine restaurant, Cru Steakhouse. Kids will have the time of their lives on homemade entrees, DIY pasta stations, myriad of desserts from cakes, chocolates and gelatos.

As soon as your little hunters are full, they are down for an exciting egg hunt. Train them well so they catch the “Golden Egg” that cracks open to buffet and bakery gift certificates. Adding more fun to this day are kiddie activities like a visit from Mr. Bunny, magic show and games. Goodies will flood from their event partners such as Chips Delight, Egg Bites, Lucky Me, Oreo, Smiley, and Tiger.

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Sunday Brunch at Marriott Cafe

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Marriott Café is located at the GF of Marriott Manila Main Hotel, while Man Ho is located at the GF of West Wing. Open from 8am to 10pm. For inquiries, call (02) 9889999 or visit manilamarriott.com. To keep up on their latest offerings, follow @marriottmanila at Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat and, @manilamarirott on Instagram.