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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 […]

DOMEX 1 MILLION CLEAN TOILETS MOVEMENT

Ensure your family’s health and safety with the proper way of cleaning your toilets and win two (2) months worth of Domex gift packs

 

 Domex leads disease prevention with a hospital toilet clean up on World Toilet Day to help ensure that patients who may have suffered from waterborne diseases won’t suffer any more in the hospitals. In commemoration of World Toilet Day, we are encouraging you to do your part and take a pledge to save lives by supporting 1 Million Clean Toilets Movement and World Toilet Day, and pledge to properly clean your toilets, to protect your family from disease caused by unsanitary toilets. By joining this promo and using the hashtags #WorldToiletDay2015 and #1MCleanToilets, you are helping in spreading the awareness of disease prevention at home by […]

CHEVRON PHILIPPINES INC. CHAIRMAN PETER MORRIS JOINED 28 SCHOOLS REPRESENTATIVES AND AMERICAN CHAMBER FOUNDATION EXECUTIVES DURING THE RECOGNITION OF AWARDS HELD AT CALTEX STATION IN JULIA VARGAS ST., ORTIGAS CITY

3,000 students will now learn STEM with the help of Caltex Fuel Your School

 

 With the success of Caltex Fuel Your School (FYS) campaign, about 3,000 students from the highest-need, senior-ready public high schools in Metro Manila are now learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with the help of brand new equipment received recently from the FYS program initiated by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of high-quality brand of Caltex fuels and lubricants, and supported by the American Chamber Foundation Philippines Inc. The campaign involved motorists and the public who supported the campaign during the donation period wherein every 4-liter fuel purchase in any of the 153 Caltex stations in Metro Manila, Rizal, and Cavite generated […]

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 […]

David Webb explains everything about New Generation 2015

Turner’s New Generations 2015 study reveals TV still runs as top media platform amid Internet era

 

 Television is still running as top among all media platform amid this era where internet and gadgets are easily accessible, according to a study conducted by Turner Broadcasting System. Citing all the findings they released recently in New Generations 2015, a study that analyzes the habits and preferences of today’s connected Filipino kids, it was revealed recently in an event held at Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City. In their study, TV remains as the highest media platform, with 94% of the total respondents who have tuned in on the month surveyed. It was followed by online usage having a percentage of 93%. […]

TURTLE CRUELTY. (Photo courtesy: facebook.com/donnabelleislao)

When you see why netizens raged about this turtle’s situation, you will feel likewise

 

 On Monday, May 4, Donna Belle Islao posted photos on her Facebook from the last stop of her ‘island hopping’ with her friends at Natago Beach, located in Guimaras Island, where she took a photo of this harmless animal. “Our last island was the ‘Natago Beach’ which our boatman says we could take pictures with the turtles and we were excited to reach the island we even asked our boatman if there’s an entrance fee [but] he didn’t answer us,” Islao said on her Facebook post. As she and her friends wait for their turn, they already saw teenagers having […]

JFF 2015 GROUPSHOT. The fun shoot after the race held at Coco grove beach resort in Siquijor Island.

What makes you the team to beat in this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge?

 

 If you know the answer to that question, hurry up and upload your video entries to this year’s biggest and most exciting travel adventure for college students. You still have until tomorrow, May 2, to submit your entries to make it to the 5 team finalists who will join the travel adventure contest from Cebu Pacific and be mentored by 5 well-known celebrities who also have the passion in traveling. Meet DJ Joyce Pring, actress/TV host Iya Villania-Arellano, musician/HALE vocalist Champ Lui Pio, travel writer Jude Bacalso, and YouTube sensation Bogart the Explorer as they will be this year’s Cebu Pacific […]

DC SUPER HERO WORLD RECORD EVENT PH.

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 […]

SECRET DINING SOCIETY AT THE BEACON TOWER MAKATI.

Lamudi Philippines introduces Secret Dining Society, a social gathering concept of bringing in people together in one interesting place

 

 Last night, me and few select guests were treated to a very exclusive and secret dinner hosted by Lamudi Philippines, a Rocket Internet venture, and brought to a posh residential condominium property, The Beacon Makati, where a wonderful evening sight of Makati all the way to Manila Bay area can be seen on top of The Beacon’s Roof Deck – where the secret dinner was held. Conceptualized and popularized in the United States, the Secret Dining Society offers something unique where people can discover new places and enjoy great food while socializing with guests coming from different sectors of the community. Lamudi Philippines […]

EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR ACTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE FROM FRESH GRADUATES.

One of the important items on a fresh graduate’s resume is internship

 

 Consider internship as your first base in the actual world of employment because employers nowadays give and consider it as one of the qualifications when hiring new applicants. Employers knew that internship experience will give applicants their best feel of their work when they are hired in the future for a regular job. So remember fresh graduates of 2015, when looking for your first job, internship will also give you the best experience and advantage when applying for a job. 3 items that employers want fresh graduates to emphasize on their resume and interview:  Internship Grades Extracurricular activities Top 5 universities in […]

PHILIPS #MAYMAGAGAWAKA CAMPAIGN.

Philips launches #MayMagagawaKa campaign to encourage Filipinos save energy

 

 To better service the Filipino people, Philips, a global company which delivers meaningful innovations that improve people’s health and well-being and has a multinational workforce in more than 100 countries worldwide, recently launched #MayMagagawaKa campaign to encourage everyone to save energy by using and choosing the right LEDs that are currently available in the market today. Being the country that has the 9th highest energy rate in the world and wasting 40-50% energy due to inefficient old-fashioned lighting solutions, the Philippines is the perfect place to launch a campaign that will encourage the people to shift to LED which lasts longer than […]

GLOBE SETS GLOBAL TREND. Globe President & CEO ErnestCu joins leaders around the world during a dinner hosted by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kneeling from left to right: Mario Zanotti, Senior EVP, Latin America, Millicom; Augie Fabela II, Vimpelcom; Javier Olivan, VP of Growth and Analytics, Facebook; Ernest Cu, CEO, Globe Telecom; Daniel Hajj Aboumrad, CEO, Telcel; Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO, Telenor; Dan Rose, VP for Partnerships, Facebook; Chris Daniels, VP of Business Development, Facebook.

Globe Telecom sets global trend with Free Facebook campaigns

 

 In support of the objective of internet.org, a Facebook-led initiative to provide data connectivity to two-thirds of global population, Globe Telecom sets global trend to promote internet adoption through the Free Facebook campaigns over the past two years. This initiative encouraged other telco providers to promote and increase data connectivity among mobile customers. Globe generated a data customer growth of 110% over the telco’s two Free Facebook campaigns, indicative that the campaign has been an effective tool in enhancing internet adoption in the country, Daniel Horan, Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Group, said. “Our partnership with Facebook enabled more Filipinos to […]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT THE 19TH PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL.

Love is in the air at the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon #FlywithFlickr

 

 Yesterday, Feb. 12, was the first day of the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon which is being held at Clark Field in Pampanga and will continue until Feb. 15, 2014. We joined the crowd by noon time hoping to see the much-awaited Hot Air Balloon Fly-in by late afternoon. And while waiting, we content ourselves by walking around the area, took some photos, and upload some of it in our Flickr account. Those who have Yahoo mail accounts are automatically subscribed to Flickr and you just have to log-in your email username and password to get access to it. Things […]