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Wellness Staycation South of Manila


 This is your chance to be fit and healthy this summer when you book your stay at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila with the Fit and Fab package (until March 31, 2017). I had the chance to join one of the wellness sessions for all hotel guests (not just for those under Fit and Fab) and diners in partnership with Nurture Wellness Village: Tai Qi Gong. Ladies, wear your most comfortable work out clothes on and join our Tai Qi Gong session by Nurture Wellness Village at The Deck Bar tomorrow from 5-6pm exclusive for Fit and Fab room package […]


Broken Mirror, a book that reveals shocking secrets inside a Chinese marriage


 #WhoIsAurora? “This is also for men like you who have a heart,” says the book dedication personally handwritten by the author for us after her book, Broken Mirror was launched one Friday afternoon, eve of Chinese New Year at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel and Casino, formerly known as Manila Grand Opera House, a neoclassical hotel originally built in 1890 along Rizal Avenue corner Doroteo Jose, Sta. Cruz, Manila. The First Philippine Assembly was inaugurated here on October 16, 1907. Coylee Gamboa bravely introduced to her friends and media her new book which tells the painful and agonizing tale of […]


Strengthen your kids’ educational and learning skills through iCreate Cafe Manila


 Want to build your child’s education and learning skills to full potential? Here are some of the things you should know about iCreate Cafe Manila. 2.0 Milo iCreate Cafe Manila introduces a learning solution that brings together technology, curriculum, and hand-on work, and aligned with key educational standards and learning objectives. StoryStarter Also offers hands-on literacy solution that ignites confident writers in Elementary School. Story starter consists of two successive educational levels that strengthen students’ literacy skills through writing, reading, and understanding stories. Simple Machines Is an engaging hands-on tool that introduces second and third-graders to the basic principles behind […]


Maxi-Peel’s Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye brings Marian Rivera and her fan closer together


 Marian Rivera made a surprise appearance at Maxi-Peel’s Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye campaign launch held recently in Sequioa Hotel, Quezon City. The surprise was to meet her fan, Jeffery Serrano, and give her support in her journey of becoming a better person through Maxi-Peel’s web-based reality show campaign. The Tunay Serye chronicles the day-to-day life of a real Filipina girl who has started her journey towards bagong ganda, bagong pagasa. Jeff is the vlogger behind the Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye where she shows her daily Maxi-Peel routine to help wash away acne and dirt causing bacteria in her face. […]

DREAMS OF A QUEEN. The orphans of Manila’s ERMA Foundation were all excited and asked questions about how Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach made her dreams come true. She gamely answered the questions of the kids and even gave pieces of advice.

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is a Wonder Woman


 It came as a surprise when I checked my Facebook and saw posts about Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach coming home, for the 2nd time since winning the title, enjoying her morning with orphan kids in one of the branches of the country’s number one fastfood chain. Didn’t know she was here. The Miss Universe did not only drop by Jollibee, she also  helped spread joy to 20 kids from an orphanage who were invited to a special Jollibee lunch party. And the Internet went frenzy. In a viral video from Facebook, we can see a Pia getting crowned by an orphan […]


Social media juggernaut Maine Mendoza and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach are ‘Women Who Wow’


 “These women inspire us.” That sums up the answer of Liza Ilarde, Editor-in-Chief, Style Weekend Magazine, to their choice of this year’s Style Weekend: Women Who Wow presentation night, held inside the posh Champagne Room of The Manila Hotel, which include eight diverse women compiled – part accomplished but still ‘under the radar’ women in the Philippines deserving of the recognition. This year, on its anniversary month and coinciding with International Women’s Month, Style Weekend’s Women Who Wow list includes ‘The Bold Bag Lady’ Rita Nazareno, actress/model Isabelle Daza, international documentary and street photographer Xyza Bacani, 2nd term San Vicente, […]


List of powerful women in House of Cards Season 4 universe


 And because it’s Women’s Month, it’s about time we get to take a look at the powerful women in Netflix’s House of Cards Season 4. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on RTL CBS Entertainment last March 5, then you’re welcome to read on. Let’s start with Daisy Jones. She is one of a hell feisty Congresswoman from Texas and she aint backing out from politics without giving her daughter, […]


Fujifilm celebrates #femmetographers month with X-A2 camera


 Before we go on. Today, March 8 is International Women’s Day and we are giving recognition to all the ladies, the women, the mothers and grandmothers, the titas, and especially all child-bearing women carrying that little person in their wombs. Happy International Women’s Day to all of you! That’s not all. March is considered as Women’s Month, gone are the days when women were relegated to the background. In today’s world, women have found their voices, chosen career paths where they excel, and taken on interests which allow them to inspire other women to lead substantial, insightful lives. Fujifilm Philippines […]


Women’s rights addressed via Sen. Pia Cayetano’s Pinay In Action: Empowering Girls One Goal At A Time program


 Aside from triathlon, football is also one of the sports that Sen. Pia Cayetano is promoting and it has been a dream for the senator to put up a football event in the city. A ‘volleyball player by heart’, as the lovely senator mentioned during an interview at Slice High Street intended for a small group of lifestyle and sports bloggers, she also said that her kids love playing football. Cayetano strongly believes that it is in sports that Filipinos and our country would exel worldwide. Thus her advocacy for sports and advocating for women’s rights has always been tied up together. […]

Irene (State of the World's Mothers)

Save the Children’s SOWM report says child survival rates in Metro Manila improved by 50%


 Metro Manila was listed among top cities in the world to cut mortality rates of children among urban poor, according to 2015 State of the World’s Mothers (SOWM) global data published by Save the Children. The annual global mother’s index report reveals that Metro Manila child survival rates among the urban poor in the last 20 years has improved compared to the other developing countries. Between 1993 and 2008, child mortality rate went from 81 to 38 deaths per 1,000 lives deaths. Afterwards, the poorest urban children went from being less than 5 times as likely to die to being […]

BATTLE FOR GLORY. Anti-violence against women campagin.

‘Biggest fight’ does not always happens inside the ring; it also starts in most of Filipino homes today


 While many Filipinos are in full anticipation towards the “Fight of the Century”, Pacquiao vs Mayweather, groups promoting anti-violence against women aim to bring the ‘bigger fight’ – frequently occurring in most of Filipino homes today, into the limelight, the domestic violence A collaboration between DDB Group Philippines and Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), aims to turn the spotlight on to the issue of violence against women, seeks to as well enlighten everyone on fights by which they need to pay more attention. The much awaited match of today’s two greatest fighters was viewed as the best time to build awareness and gather […]