Jap Tobias
Jap Tobias

Jap Tobias is a Branded Content Writer and Producer for the Sales Department of Philstar.com since 2020. Together with the #BrandSpace team, he collaborates with diverse brands, producing impactful stories and multimedia content, with a particular interest in consumer electronics, technology and finance.

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Filipino food gets Taco treatment in new Poblacion taqueria-carinderia
by Jap Tobias - July 21, 2024 - 12:11pm
Compañeros Taqueria x Carinderia, the brainchild of lawyer-foodie duo Philip Gonda and Regine Estillore-Gonda, marries Filipino classics into Taco creations inspired by Mexican street food.
Rising in Baguio: Filinvest's first Grafik Hotel promises local flair, next-level experiences
by Jap Tobias - July 2, 2024 - 9:23am
The rising hotel will boast 256 upscale rooms, five dining options, a grand ballroom, meeting spaces and a spa, all located within Camp John Hay (CJH). This marks the debut of FHC's Grafik Hotel Collection, designed...
Baguio Midland Courier to shut down after 77 years
by Jap Tobias - June 30, 2024 - 11:32am
The Baguio Midland Courier, the longest-running English community newspaper in Northern Luzon and a cornerstone of the Cordillera region's media for over seven decades, announced that it will cease operations on...
THAIFEX Anuga Asia 2024 sets the stage for Asia’s F&B boom
by Jap Tobias - June 10, 2024 - 1:23pm
Held last May 28 to 31 at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center in Nonthaburi province, Thailand, the 32nd edition of THAIFEX Anuga Asia 2024 spotlighted products, innovations, solutions and trends in regional...
Philippine food exporters push to reclaim their space in global market
by Jap Tobias - June 7, 2024 - 7:37pm
Intensified regional competition and similar products from neighbors are pushing Philippine exporters to bolster their position in the global market.
Amplified by LG, 'Life's Good' message resonates in Parokya ni Edgar musical
by Jap Tobias - May 27, 2024 - 9:40am
The captivating atmosphere and fantasy of the show are enhanced by clever lighting, advanced technology, and carefully designed props and costumes, drawing audiences into the enchanting Parokyaverse. A significant...
PhilstarPicks: 7 deals that will put a smile on your loved ones' faces
by Jap Tobias - May 27, 2024 - 9:00am
We've compiled a collection of deals—from indulgent treats to pampering experiences that you can score at SM Malls Online app. Then, head on over to SM malls to claim at partner stores.
New era of stylish productivity: This dual-screen ASUS Zenbook lets you ‘duo’ more
by Jap Tobias - April 17, 2024 - 1:29pm
Philstar.com had some time to experience the new Zenbook DUO and here’s our take as newcomers to the world of dual-screen laptops.
REVIEW: ZEISS Triple Main Camera and other promising features the vivo V30 Pro offers
by Jap Tobias - April 15, 2024 - 4:00pm
Having a pleasant experience with our recent vivo V30 review, especially considering its price point, our attention now turns to its premium sibling: the vivo V30 Pro.
British Council strengthens commitment, identifies Philippines as ‘super-priority' for 2024
by Jap Tobias - April 5, 2024 - 9:40am
Leveraging the UK's expertise in arts, culture, education and the English language, along with its global network spanning over 100 countries, the British Council has developed a distinctive approach to drive positive...
REVIEW: vivo v30 now with fresh appeal, better night photos yet still a reliable midrange phone
by Jap Tobias - March 20, 2024 - 7:12pm
Where does the V30 truly stand out? Philstar.com took the vivo V30 5G for a spin to find out. 
What’s new in Singapore’s Sentosa: A tech and nature-inspired attraction, your next must-visit
by Jap Tobias - March 15, 2024 - 10:20am
Singapore's landscape of innovation welcomes a new addition as it opens Sentosa Sensoryscape, its latest attraction melding nature-inspired architecture with technology to offer an immersive phygital experience to...
'Mathematics tour' recap: Ed Sheeran sends ‘shivers’ rippling through Manila
by Jap Tobias - March 13, 2024 - 11:00am
In his two-and-a-half hour concert brought by Ovation Productions, Sheeran thrilled the audience with chart-topping tunes from his math-themed albums "+", "×", "÷", "-", and "=", including collab tracks,...
Dual income, no kids (DINK): What drives couples to choose it and how do they stay committed?
by Jap Tobias - February 15, 2024 - 6:48pm
What makes the DINK life appealing to couples nowadays? We caught up with three married couples to get their insights on why they've chosen this path, and here are some of their hot takes:
Seeking summer solace? This Puerto Princesa resort roars with peace, comfort
by Jap Tobias - February 13, 2024 - 4:50pm
As soon as you set foot into The Funny Lion Puerto Princesa, a serene atmosphere envelops you. Greeted by the friendly Palaweño staff, their sweet accents and a refreshing drink immediately make you feel at...
Tapa King expands with new Balintawak store, eyes further growth in 2024
by Jap Tobias - January 29, 2024 - 9:58am
While keeping true to the taste of its authentic Pinoy Tapa, the new store exudes a fresher, modern vibe that make guests feel at home when dining, featuring a “casual dining experience” where customers...
EXPLAINER: Why does your phone have multiple cameras and what does each do?
by Jap Tobias - January 26, 2024 - 1:40pm
Today's smartphones have transformed, boasting multiple lenses that serve diverse photographic functions. Why did it evolve this way and what does each camera do? 
Gear up for success! Here are essential gadgets you can't miss this 2024
by Jap Tobias - January 8, 2024 - 10:00am
Tech gifts aren't just cool; they're super useful too. Here are the nicest tech goodies that your loved ones (or you) would want to unwrap!
‘Ulyanin?’ 5 myths about dementia busted in health docu-series
by Jap Tobias - January 5, 2024 - 10:45am
Dementia affects countless families and their loved ones in the Philippines and worldwide. Despite this, the condition remains misunderstood and underdiagnosed due to various misconceptions that surround it.&n...
In photos: Artistry, activism in full display at UP Lantern Parade 2023
by Jap Tobias - December 21, 2023 - 11:57am
The vibrant creations by students, faculty, and staff from various colleges delighted an enthusiastic crowd, with each showcasing unique interpretations of the parade's theme, "Panibagong Lakas" (Renewed Strength),...
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