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Kapuso teen star Miguel Tanfelix tackles issues on premarital sex and teenage pregnancies


 To be clear, Kapuso young actor Miguel Tanfelix admits that he has no time to think about premarital sex at this point in time of his career. Miguel, 17, is currently busy with projects under his mother studio and other appearances beyond showbiz like becoming an ambassador for U4U. Miguel was tapped as the Celebrity Ambassador for U4U flagship program for Filipino teens by POPCOM. POPCOM kicked off U4U in 2014 as an innovative caravan for teens and by teens. POPCOM executive director, Dr. Juan Antonio Perez said that U4U is one of several programs of the government aimed to fulfill […]


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 […]


Gringo Honasan Transcribed (Part 2): “I looked at him (Marcos) like a god”


 As promised, here is the second part of our conversation with Senator Gringo Honasan. In continuation of his platforms and agenda, he speaks of tax-exemptions, government funding, his first order of business if elected as vice president, and how he looked at Marcos during his time as a soldier, pre-EDSA People Power days. Tax-exempt for below PHP 30,000 earners “Nasa platform namin yan. Any income below P30,000 tax-free. The only sure things in life are death and taxes. Hirap na hirap na nga pahihirapan mo pa? It’s unfair. Tax na natin yung top 1,000 corporations na walang ginawa kung hindi […]


QBE Foundation and Dynamic Teen Company by Efren Penaflorida working together for long-term education programs


 “The main criteria why we were very fortunate to partner with DTC (Dynamic Teen company) was our vision, and what we want to work on is education, its sustainability, sustainable livelihood for our community through education. When we met with Efren (Penaflorida) and understood that DTC works from the kariton, from children all the way to young adults who go through college and help them finish their universities, it just resonated because it hits exactly the core of what we want to do with QBE,” explained Karen Batungbacal, QBE Executive General Manager, when asked how and why they’ve chosen to partner with […]


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. […]


5 Tips to Spark the Change You Want to See in the World


 The world population ended at 7,324,782,225 last 2015 according to Geo Hive. As of January 29, 2016, the Philippine had a total population of 101,593,251 according to United Nation estimates. While we know this big of a number in the population, we have numerous people in society wanting to change the world through various practices: creating a disruptive startup, making positive change through volunteering and charity donation, or sharing our inspiring personal stories to the world so that other people can apply our learning to their lives. But most of us think: “How can one person like me spark the […]

From ‘Open Happiness’ to ‘Taste the Feeling’, Coca-Cola’s new campaign focuses on the brand


 Here’s  a trivia that I heard during the latest event of Coca-Cola last week. Did you know that the Philippines is the first country where Coca-Cola distributed outside the United States? This answers the question why Filipinos have fell in love with the softdrink product and becane a hit in our country. I remember in the 80s, the popular softdrink in America is Pepsi and not Coke. Remember Michael Jackson’s commercial spots? And I would always laugh it off because here, the most sought after brand is Coke. It’s Coke everywhere. Even celebrities tied up with Coke in the 80s. […]


Boardwalk launches Share at Walk to Share Lifestyle event


 In line with its vision to address poverty through social entrepreneurship, Lifestyle-brand Boardwalk launched Share, a fashion and lifestyle sub-brand with a social development platform. Share, an initiative of the Share Foundation by Boardwalk in partnership with Boardwalk Charity Foundation Incorporated, aims to elevate fashion into a social development platform by allocating 25% of each Share item sold for its business starter program. The program aims to assist people from economically-challenged communities in helping them gain capital and confidence, and enhance their skills and sensibilities to have a fair shot at business success. The Walk to Share Lifestyle event, which was held last […]


The Plazas of Manila exhibit at Yuchengco Museum opens until September 18


 The Plazas of Manila exhibit presented by Samsung Digital is open at the Yuchengco Museum from August 27 to September 18, 2015. Notable architect, designer, and urban planner Paulo Alcazaren takes the role as the curator to this exhibit. The Plazas of Manila exhibit is being partnered between Samsung Corporate Citizen and the Philippine Science High School Foundation, Inc. to help Filipinos rediscover Philippine‘s heritage and culture. A mobile app, Culture Explorer is featured in the exhibit using augmented reality technology to help visitors, especially the youth, to learn more about Manila’s plazas and other cultural and heritage landmarks. “Through this exhibit, […]


Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun 2015 kicks-off in Bangkok and exciting choose-your-own destinations in PH


 After their send-off last June 23, five teams composed of young travelers from different college and universities in the Philippines embarked on an exciting and fun adventure for this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2015. Team DoMaRo, Team Extreme, Team Iskapade, Team Juan Big Fight, and Team Square immediately flew in Bangkok, Thailand and started their 3-day adventure co-presented by GetGo, Cebu Pacific‘s lifestyle rewards program, and Nissin Yakisoba. This year’s challenge major sponsors are Smart Bro, Boreas, and Canon. Juan for Fun 2015 is also supported by the Philippine Department of Tourism, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and […]


Samsung and TESDA partnership to provide more job opportunities to out-of-school and unemployed youths


 Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) have joined hands in launching TESDA-Samsung Consumer Electronics Servicing Training Laboratory. “The joint project which we are launching today is extremely important. Together, we are helping to address significant social issues. Samsung Philippines is honored to partner with TESDA Women’s Center. As a consumer electronics company we hope to develop a strong full of qualified service engineers and technicians,” said Mr. Seungho Jee, Director, Service Operation, SEPCO, this afternoon during the launching and ribbon-cutting of the pilot TESDA-Samsung electronics lab held at TESDA Women’s Center in Taguig. “Indeed, […]

Children from Quezon City participated in a two-day street soccer training and tournament conducted by the Loyola Meralco Sparks Football Club and the Meralco Football Club.

Meralco ties up with Quezon City to conduct Mayor’s Cup 2015: Summer Street Soccer Tournament for underprivileged children


 As a part of LGU’s continuing sports and youth development program, Meralco and the Quezon City government initiated Mayor’s Cup 2015 at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. This event that attracted kids ranging from 12 years old and under from all around Quezon City is now on its second year and still holding on its objective of keeping children away from vices and trouble through sports. Over 100 unprivileged children from different barangays all over Quezon City joined the program and competed for the tournament’s title. The day’s program began with the opening ceremony, where One Meralco Foundation donated soccer […]

adidas Marvel Avengers collection.

adidas shows love for Marvel as they launch unique collection for kids and adult


  adidas continues to amaze their consumers as they introduce their newest collection this spring for kids and adult; new footwear and apparel inspired by three superheroes from the blockbuster Marvel Studios film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, which hit global cinemas last April. Avenger fans will surely get hooked by the newest collection that features fresh designs reflecting the unique personalities of the three superheroes: Hulk, Iron Man, and Captain America. Both footwear and apparel are designed for infants, little kids and youth boys; designs included are full head-to-toe outfits with matching accessories to complete every Avenger fans’ wardrobe. The […]

2015 MTV Music Evolution Manila (James T. Austria)

MTV Music Evolution rocks the night out in Manila


 International and local hip-hop artists come together to rock the night out in the 2015 MTV Music Evolution Manila at the Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park on May 17, 2015. Known by their unique style in music, particularly in hip-hop, local artists like Abra, Gloc-9, and were lined-up with internationally renowned musicians like Naughty by Nature, YG, and DJ Cash Money. Performing their hits, the crowd went wild as they dance and party to the beats of the night. More over, the music event that night was hosted by MTV Asia’s VJ Alan Wong and VJ Hanli Hoefer, alongside MTV Philippines’ […]

Honda Philippines "Let Your Beat Out" Facebook promo announcement (James T. Austria)

Honda seeks aspirational video submissions with their “Let Your Beat Out” promo on Facebook


 Honda Philippines announces their newest Facebook promo called “Let Your Beat Out” where they will search for aspirational videos from participants sharing their life goals particularly in the field of Street and Extreme Sports, and even in music. Honda will choose from individuals who will share their life aspirations in a video to be uploaded and submitted to Honda Philippines’ Facebook page. Every participant must do the following: (1) state his/her name, (2) share his/her life goal or aspiration, and (3) showcase ‘how they do their beat.’ In addition, the best video will be chosen by scores based on the […]

LIVE Events opens up ULTRASLIDE.

LIVE Events opens up ULTRASLIDE for youth to experience one-of-a-kind bonding


 LIVE Events is a full events management company that was created for the primary purpose of executing the grand ideas of the founders.  The company is made up of young and innovative individuals who pioneer in creative and concept execution in the country due to its subsidiary companies such as hologram display technology (for stage and retail displays), inflatable fabrication, outdoor media executions (relfecto discs).  Given this, LIVE has become a platform for new and inventive ideas to become a reality. Hence, they present the ULTRASLIDE! The UltraSlide is a concept of a giant water slide that will be brought to […]

Professor Winnie Monsod lectures for NHCP and PEQF event

Prof. Winnie Monsod lectures Philippines’ Post-war Economic History


 The National Historical Commission of the Philippines ties up with the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation (PEQF) in hosting the first of a series of lectures in line with the celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of the late former president. Invited to speak on the event is Professor Solita “Winnie” Monsod, Professor Emeritus, School of Economics in the University of the Philippines Diliman, about the Philippines’ postwar economy under Quirino; entitled The Economy and Polity: EQ 1948-1953. “The lecture series was designed to give youth today a better understanding of the challenges that our country faced after the war under […]

Lenovo honors youth group Order of Asclepius at the TAYO Awards Ceremony

Grand Lady Asclepian Angeli Portigo honored by Lenovo at TAYO Awards


 After winning the 2014 Most Innovative Project award at the recent Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation, Inc. Ceremony, Angeli Nicole Portigo was given a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 as a gift from Lenovo Philippines General Manager, Michael Ngan. Portigo is the Grand Lady Asclepian from the youth group Order of Asclepius (OA) of the College of Medicine in the West Visayas State University. OA was honored at the TAYO Awards for its two-part video package, Order in Action: Videos for Health Skills (OAVHS). They are also known for regularly conducting free medical and surgical missions, and spearheads health […]


‘Winter is coming’ inside National Book Store where HBO Asia’s Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne is displayed at for a limited time


 The iconic Iron Throne will now be easier to claim for Game of Thrones fan in Manila as the life-size replica of the widely popular, iconic feature in the HBO’s Emmy and Golden Globe winning series, Game of Thrones, will be staying at the National Book Store’s Glorietta 1 outlet starting April 19 until the 28th, for the series’ fans to experience and photograph. The 8-foot tall replica is a spectacular sight to behold. It is handcrafted from resin in the Philippines, with each sword individually detailed and put together. It took more than two months for HBO Asia to finish it. […]


One Meralco Foundation, Philippine Marines, and Sparks united as one for Football for Peace 2015


 Football for Peace, a sporting event dedicated for the children from conflict areas in ARMM, and other provinces where Marines or soldiers were assigned, has been around since 2011, founded by Lt. Col. Stephen Cabanlet, Executive officer of 3rd Marine Batallion. Asked about the objective of the advocacy, Cabanlet said that it is “changing the perspective of the kids. To enhance the children’s football skills is also the purpose of the program, as well as instilling them with values that will make them productive and peace-loving–sportsmanship, camaraderie, teamwork and discipline.” Since the launch of the “Football for Peace“, One Meralco has […]


Internship initiative INKOMPASS aims to help students start with their careers in the Philippines


 Philip Morris International, a company in the United States with successful business operations in 180 countries, brings their internship initiative called INKOMPASS to the Philippines. Knowing that INKOMPASS program was already present in 11 countries and is already making steps to enhance the level of internship, the company still plans to launch in 4 more within this year. Unlike the other internship programs, this one is composed of two cycles, which will later on help the students start easier with their careers. Also, there are things that makes INKOMPASS program different among the rest. Building real world skills, being active in live business […]


Suit up and join PH’s DC Super Hero World Record Event at the SM North EDSA


   Help set a world record by bringing your friends and family, or yourself,  in full DC Super Hero costumes on April 18, 2015 at SM North Edsa, The Block, Atrium happening from 10 AM to 2 PM. Bring your kids to the biggest ever superhero event in the Philippines. Non-cosplayers are welcome to join and even if it’s your first time ever to put on a costume, the Justice League welcomes you! Just show up in your head-to-toe DC Super Hero getup and prove that there is strength in numbers. But before you head off to the DC Super Hero World […]


Globe commits to support and continue harnessing up-and-coming young Filipino tennis players


 Globe takes the role as the lead sponsor of the 17th HEAD Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit which will take place in 17 key cities nationwide premiering young Filipino tennis players beginning from March 10 until June 7, 2015. The most prestigious tennis tournament of its kind, the HEAD Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit has served as the melting pot of local players for 17 years from different regions spearheaded by HEAD Philippines. The 17th HEAD Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit participants will earn ranking points from Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA). “With a lot of pride, Globe is honored to take […]

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Five tips for young travelers to afford world travel


 There are only two times in your life…now and too late Contiki, the world’s biggest youth travel brand wants to encourage everyone to book early for their 2015 holidays. With 7 out of 11 public holidays in Singapore falling on a Friday, Sunday or Monday, one can enjoy 10 long weekends in 2015 with three days of annual leave included. In conjunction with the upcoming long weekend holidays next year, Contiki has come up with five tips on how young travelers can afford world travel and make their vacation dreams a reality, coming back home enriched. “Traveling is the one […]


SM City BF celebrates Toothless Christmas


 Merry Christmas! . Christmas is in the air of SM City BF in Parañaque as they celebrate a Toothless Christmas this season and they are taking kids and kids-at-heart to an epic adventure this holiday season as it celebrates a How to Train Your Dragon Christmas. Toothless the dragon Officially unveiled last Nov. 7, the Main Atrium was magically transformed into the Viking village of Berk, where mall-goers can cuddle up to Toothless the dragon or sail off aboard the Viking ship. We were invited to attend the official opening of the Toothless Christmas and witnessed how kids had so much fun […]