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Sarah Geronimo Delivers Onstage And Online #87000 Jollibee Facebook Live Perfromance

 

 Pop Star Royalty Sarah Geronimo treated her fans to an entertaining and upbeat performance broadcasted live via Facebook from 55 Events Place in Quezon City this afternoon. Sarah G., together with Jollibee, appeared before loyal Popsters in an unforgettable event worthy of its own hashtag. Hosted by Gelli Victor, fan-favorites Sarah and Jollibee gave the attendees the chance to learn the hottest moves and the LSS jingle from the new #87000 TVC. Fans who tuned in on Facebook Live were able to catch Sarah G. having fun with her loyal fans, and even peek into her personal Jollibee favorites and […]

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Free G-Shock When You Buy Your Acer Laptop

 

 Acer Philippines just launched a new campaign that aims to bridge the generation gap between Generation X and the millennials. The campaign #TimeForUs featured two prominent personalities who signifies the era of these two generations. Rock idol Bast Artadi and spoken words artist Juan Miguel Severo are the two icons Acer chose to represent to bridge the gap by showcasing both of their talents for a song called ‘Time For Us’ which was unveiled to a jampacked crowd at Yes Please bar in Taguig last night, June 20, 2017. Hosted by former MTV jock Donita Rose and event host Justin […]

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Sofitel Takes Food Lovers To A Colorful Gastronomic World Of Spain

 

 A limited edition featuring Spain’s culinary flavors is running from June 19-25, 2017 with its Flavors of the World series featuring Sabores Españoles. With a sumptuous selection spanning 21 dining ateliers with Spanish dishes originating from various culinary havens of Spain presented by guest chef from Barcino Wine Resto Bar, Executive Corporate Chef Nicolas Diaz. Chef Nicolas prepares his native Basque dishes including Bacalao al Pil-Pil,  Marmitako (Tuna Basque Style), Buñuelos de Bacalao (Spanish cod fritters), and Montaditos de Chipirones en su Tinta (Squid Ink). Delectable Spanish dishes awaits foodies with classic dishes such as Jamon Ibérico (Iberian Ham), Tortilla […]

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Get To Know More About The Philippines While Visiting The Island Through Kultoura mobile-for-travel app

 

 Visiting a place is not just about taking photos and trying local foods. It’s also about discovering culture and arts, the history that tells about the past events of a particular place. Through Kultoura app, tourists and travelers may leave their maps behind and just keep this new mobile-for-travel installed on their smartphones to get to know the Philippines while traveling to the 7,647 islands. Historical facts compiled for Kultoura users are available once you have downloaded the app powered by PLDT’s wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications and developer InnoPub Media in collaboration and partnership with National Commission for Culture and […]

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Pinay Goalkeeper Surprises Crowd At The 3rd Philippine Ice Hockey Tournament in SM Megamall

 

 Ice hockey is a sport primarily dominated and associated with brawly men and you would not regularly see women bashing opponents inside the ice skating rink. But there are. When we watched the opening ceremony of the 3rd Philippine Ice skating Tournament, we were surprised, along with the crowd, to see a female goalkeeper playing for Team Ramas from Thailand. We became more curious about her when we were told that she was also a Filipina. Jessica Cabili, import goalkeeper for Ramas, is also a member of the Philippine Women’s National Hockey Team. “A friend of mine recommended me to […]

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Step Aside, Tagaytay; The Biggest Starbucks Store In The Philippines Is Now Open!

 

 In fairness, Starbucks Tagaytay is always the favorite go-to and hangout place in the most chillest part of southern Metro Manila. It has the coolest view of Taal Volcano and Tagaytay Lake which makes the visit to Starbucks Tagaytay store a must when in the city. Starbucks Tagaytay along Calamba Road was also known as the biggest Starbucks three-level store with a view deck having Taal Lake as its beautiful backdrop. But one month ago, the now ‘biggest’ Starbucks store just opened along Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Parañaque City. Starbucks Macapagal is a two-level store, designed by Starbucks Design Studios […]

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Filipino Pride in Art and Food at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila

 

 I am honored to celebrate Philippine Independence month in style with a 2-in-1 event at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila. There’s the Hiraya art exhibit organized by the hotel in partnership with art festival organizer Art in the South, back to back with Pistahan sa Cafe 8 buffet promo featuring our favorite Filipino dishes and beverages. Hiraya art exhibit runs from June 7 to July 2, 2017 with the following artists as participants: Below are what you can expect in this amazing showcase of Pinoy creativity: During the launch at Crimson Hotel’s The Gallery, two kinds of free cocktail drinks plus […]

GLOBE PRISM EXPO HOLY ANGEL UNIVERSITY PAMPANGA

Globe PRISM Expo, empowering Filipino with world-class learning through technology

 

 Back in February 2017, we got our first dibs on Globe Telecom’s PRISM, an interactive showcase of digital projects to help Filipino educators from private high schools, particularly those teaching the new Media and Information Literacy (MIL) subject in Senior High School, as well as English and Social Studies at both K-12 and higher education levels, to become proficient in technology-enabled instruction and content development. The program is a three-week professional development program conducted by Globe Telecom.  It involves a two-day immersive boot-camp, blended project-based learning, and personalized coaching for a total of 1,000 educators all over the country. Last June 2, […]

ASIAN AIR SAFARI SEASON 12 ETHIOPIAN ADVENTURE

Asian Air Safari Season 12 pilots Ethiopian adventure

 

 Ethiopia, known as the cradle of the world’s first inhabitants, is a landlocked country in Africa and is the second most populous nation in the continent, next to Nigeria. A vast land for wild and feral animals, Ethiopia is also home to a number of ethnic tribes that is part of the 100 million population of the region considered from which modern humans first set out for the Middle East and places beyond. Ethiopia is a land of natural contrasts, with its vast fertile West, jungles, and numerous rivers. Hosted by real-life pilot Capt. Joy Roa, Asian Air Safari show has been to over […]

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Huawei welcomes Pia Wurtzbach as newest ambassador to P10 and P10 Plus

 

  Huawei P series comes back stronger, better, and more cutting edge with the latest addition to the family, the P10 and P10 plus. It has officially made it in the Philippine shores, along with Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, as the newest ambassador for Huawei P10. What attracted Pia to the Huawei brand is how she can relate to the company’s attention to the smallest of details. How it’s subtle design evoke Meaning and inspiration, and it’s evolving sense of style much like how fashion itself is ever changing, but never at the expense of comfort. Asked about what […]

CALCHEESE WAFER BISCUIT SNACK

Yummy wafer biscuit snack packed with calcium launched in the Philippines

 

 If there are foods that you want your kids to put in their mouth, it should be yummy and nutritious. Right? We’ve already heard of certain types of food that aren’t just low in nutrition but also poor in promoting healthier lifestyle. We don’t want our kids to snack on foods that doesn’t have proper nutritional values. In time for back-to-school season and also a Mother’s Day gift to all moms out there, Mayora Philippines recently launched CalCheese, a new cheese wafer biscuit packed with calcium and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and B12.  Held at the City of Dreams, the […]

EUGENIO LOPEZ CENTER EVENTS PLACE ANTIPOLO CITY

Eugenio Lopez Center, a view of panoramic metropolis and nature’s exceptional beauty

 

 While I was typing the headline for this article, I was thinking of the best caption that would catch the attention of whoever is going to read this. Together with a small group of lifestyle and travel bloggers, I was invited to visit Eugenio Lopez Center (ELC) in Antipolo. ELC spawns with an area of 5,250 square meters atop a 10-hectare property situated on the highest hill along Sumulong Hi-way in Antipolo City. Eugenio Lopez Center offers an ideal venue for team building, function room meetings, theater viewing, and also dining and accommodation with 38 modern rooms to cater corporate and […]

K-DRAMA ACTOR KIM SOO HYUN IN MANILA FOR SAMSUNG QLED TV LAUNCH

Korean Superstar Kim Soo-hyun in Manila for Samsung QLED TV launch

 

 South Korean Actor of the Year 2014 and the star of television dramas such as Dream High, Moon Embracing the Sun, My Love from the Star, The Producers, and with movies like The Thieves, Kim Soo-hyun is back again in Manila, Philippines for his second visit and graced the official launch of the Samsung QLED TV at Okada Manila last Friday, May 26. Kim Soo-hyun arrived at the Okada ballroom to present, as VIP guest, the next innovation in television with the Samsung QLED TV – dubbed as “The Next Frontier” windows of entertainment delivering an impressive next generation display that […]

FIT FILIPINO MOVEMENT CHALLENGE 1 MILLION LBS

Why exercise matters

 

 Exercise is a form of any physical activity which is defined as bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in caloric expenditure. Exercise is also any movement carried out by the skeletal muscles that require energy. It is also an intentional movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness. Physical fitness is defined as the ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. It generates cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strength flexibility. Any exercise can be done frequently with duration and intensity to achieve desired physical fitness. American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend aerobic physical activity in 3-4 […]

TELUS DAYS OF GIVING

2,600 TELUS volunteers commit to TELUS Days of Giving

 

 “Day of Giving is TELUS’s part of worldwide core philosophy that really starts on how we think about our responsibility in business. Our Day of Giving is a pinnacle of our giving activity where we do volunteer work throughout the year in every country we operate,” said Jeffrey Puritt, President and CEO of TELUS International whom we’ve met in person during the TELUS Days of Giving CSR program held in Rosauro Almario Elementary School in Tondo, Manila last May 13, 2017. The rising temperature heat index of that particular Saturday did not stop TELUS’s work force who came in with […]

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NATIONAL BOOK STORE

‘Back-to-School’ Limitless Learning at National Book Store

 

 “They say that learning never stops. At National Book Store, there are limitless opportunities to learning something new or expand your knowledge about anything! Whether you decide to grab that cook book, pick that novel, or shop for paints and brushes, something exciting is definitely waiting for you this back-to-school season” – National Book Store It’s true. Learning doesn’t stop even when you’re grown up. Having a career or just plain busy taking care of the family aren’t reasons to stop yourself from feeding yourself with knowledge that might come useful in your daily lives. And there is always one […]

SEASON SPECIALTIES AT LUNG HIN, MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Lung Hin at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings in Season Specialties Hong Kong Legendary Menu

 

 Straight from the heart of the Red Dragon, Lung Hin at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings in Hong Kong Legendary Menu from the kitchen of cuisine master, Chef Lai Cheuk Kou. Also known as Chef Terry, Chef Lai worked in China and Hong Kong alone, making it his first time in the Philippines bringing his soulful and sumptuous Cantonese specialties, with over 36 years of experience from different well-known restaurants and hotels around China and Hong Kong. We are grateful to have been invited and experience Chef Lai’s finest flavors at Marco Polo ortigas Manila’s Lung Hin – located at […]

SEMPER LUMINA UNIONBANK AND UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS COLLABORATION

UnionBank and the University of Santo Tomas collaborate to preserve massive multivolume of rare books from UST Heritage Library

 

 As follow up to “Lumina Pundit”, UnionBank and the University of Santo Tomas continued the effort to preserve massive multivolume of rare books from UST Heritage Library spanning from 1492 to 1945 with a Herculean project titled “Semper Lumina” (Always the Light) which features the vast treasures found at the UST Miguel de Benavides Library and the Archivo de Santo Tomas. A follow through of Lumina Pundit (Spreading the Light), Semper Lumina is an international exhibit of the rich collection of Asia’s oldest university with accompanying two-volume catalogues showing such holdings. Launch last Friday, May 5, Semper Lumina showcased a six-volume catalogue […]

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Cinco de Mayo Promo at Crimson Hotel

 

 Celebrating my belated birthday this 2017 at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila became even more special with the opening of Buen Provecho, a Mexican buffet promo just in time for Cinco de Mayo. From May 5 until May 14, the hotel’s main restaurant Cafe 8 will serve tacos, burritos, tequila and more for lunch and dinner. I was lucky to have my lunch at Cafe 8 on the first day of the promo, hence I had the opportunity to hear the educational speech of Mexican Ambassador Julio Camarena Villasenor (educational as we learned so much from him about the origin […]

NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS MONTH

April is National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Month

 

 Not everyone knows that on April 4, 2017, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed Proclamation No. 190 declaring April of every year as National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Month calling upon government instrumentalities, including universities and colleges and local government units, and the private sector to participate in the celebration upgrading the previous weeklong observance to a month. This was announced during the press briefing organized by the Motion Pictures Association in Celebration of World IP Day held last April 20 at Sala Bistro in Greenbelt, Makati. This celebration marks the local industry and government agencies joining together to announce new efforts […]

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Best Gourmet Burgers Down South

 

 Like burgers? Love movies? Have the best of both worlds with Blockbuster Burgers by Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila. Visit Crimson Hotel’s Cafe Eight anytime this April and get yourself a fully-stuffed burger named after a classic blockbuster film. Let me warn you guys: for diners like me who can only consume small servings or a single regular-sized fastfood burger in one sitting, one order of any Blockbuster Burger menu item can already be considered good for two people (except the Titanic burger, which a minimum of four people can finish, ideally…hence its name). The Titanic burger’s got: Half kilo […]

JOLLIBEE AND PHILIPPINE RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION MOA SIGNING

Jollibee and Philippine Rugby Football Union forge for strong and lasting partnership

 

 Representing Pinoy pride and the love for the country, both Jollibee and the Philippine Rugby Footbal Union signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) last April 10, 2017 at the Jollibee Plaza in Ortigas, Pasig City. Present in the union were Philippine Rugby Footbal Union, Inc. Treasurer, William Bailey and Jollibee Global Brand Chief Marketing Officer Francis Flores, in the presence of PRFU National Team Head Jake Letts and Jollibee Philippines Brand Communications PR Director Arline Adeva. The program was moderated by Jollibee Philippines Brand Communications Digital PR Cat Triviño. The partnership enclosed the presence of Jollibee branding on PRFU’s Get […]

LUBAO INTERNATIONAL BALLOON AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017

Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival 2017

 

 It was out first time to cover the hot air balloon show in Lubao last April 6 and it was a great day to be there on its first day. This happens to be its 4th year since its inception which is now annually held in Pradera Verde, a 360-hectare sports and leisure complex in the first-class municipality in Lubao, Pampanga and is a two hour and thirty minutes drive from Quezon City. We left Eton Centris by 2:30 AM and we reached our destination by 4 AM. It was still dark and we have to get familiarized with the […]

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Sunday Outdoor Play at My Street, High Street

 

 With today’s digital lifestyle, kids are more focused on playing with their gadgets than playing games that will make them sweat. Outdoor play for kids is now being recommended by experts because it is beneficial for the kids physical development, and much more healthier, too. Playing outdoors also develop their motor skills and self-confidence. Beginning last March 9, 2017, My Street, High Street was launched by Bonifacio Global City. It takes the adults on a trip down the memory lane when most of the kids activities were done outdoors. In line with this, BGC opened its streets so that people, […]

JOLLIBEE #LANGHAPSARAPYUM WITH JULIA BARRETTO AND JOSHUA GARCIA

Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia go nostalgic with Jollibee #LanghapSarapYum TVC

 

 If you are wondering “why are Julia Barretto and Josh Garcia dressed in astronaut costumes?” in the new Jollibee TVC and ‘what’s so ‘outer-space’ about the new commercial?’ Below’s the answer. Here’s a bit of a trivia. In the 80s, when Jollibee introduced the Yum Burger with a TV ad that showed the iconic langhap-sarap appeal that crossed boundaries up to foreigners’ taste when it comes to burger, the ad showed two astronauts who’ve just landed on the moon and got smitten by the langhap-sarap Jollibee Yum Burger. To honor the classic langhap-sarap commercial, Jollibee decided to do a remake […]