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New Wave Night with China Crisis and Peter Coyle


 My growing up years are in between the 80s and the 90s, hence I got exposed to new wave music at the age of five. My biggest influencers happen to be the two sons of my mom’s best friend, who I remember back in the day are big fans of new wave bands, had huge posters of their idols in their bedrooms, collected their vinyl records, and maintained the “tsunami wave” hair 24/7. I missed the previous China Crisis Manila concert, so I promised myself I’ll make time for the repeat this year. The timing was even perfect because they’re […]


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 […]


Easter Party with the Angry Birds at Crimson Hotel


 Big and small kids of the south celebrated Easter 2017 with an Angry-Birds themed event at the Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila Grand Ballroom. It was a two-day affair (Black Saturday and Easter Sunday), and I decided to bring my ten-year-old daughter Mira to her first-ever Easter kiddie party on day two a.k.a. Angry Birds Excellent Easter. Mira used to play Angry Birds every weekend, so seeing the Easter decorations and the Angry Birds mascot made her look back at how she loved the game so much.   There were so many things to do before the actual Easter Egg […]


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 […]


Coachella Feels With Wanderland


 Wish granted! Thanks to Globe Telecom, I had the opportunity to blog about a music festival. It’s not just a simple, small-time event…it’s an annual, major kind of thing. I love attending music-filled happenings (Coachella music fest is still on my bucket list), as I enjoy those moments of discovering fresh talent and watching legends play live. What I love about Wanderland 2017 is not just being given special access to feature it here on the JME blog, but the new location that is very close to (my) home. The Filinvest City grounds was so perfect for Wanderland! Moreover, I […]


90’s RnB Rewind with SWV and TLC in Manila


 As a loud and proud 90’s kid, my taste in music wasn’t limited to grunge and pop. I’m also a fan of 90’s R&B, hence I was one of those sentimental Pinoys who felt the excitement of finally seeing two legendary female R&B groups perform for the first time in Manila – SWV and TLC. Very nostalgic indeed for me, and it’s because I’m watching this once-in-a-lifetime concert plus it’s my first in a long, long, long time to be at the Smart Araneta Coliseum a.k.a. The Big Dome (since Disney On Ice in the 1980s…oh well, #southgirlproblems). I’m just […]

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 […]


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 […]


Power Mac Center App Arcade Arcadium for 2 tourney set for summer debut with iPad Air as major prizes


 Get that sharp combat shooting skills of yours ready; practice those groove bump steps; flex those arms to hit some pins; and reserved that mind strategies all set and ready to go for this year’s Power Mac Center App Arcade Tournament: Arcadium for 2 and you and your partner might just bring home two (2) units of brand new iPad Air as you both emerged as champions in Call of Duty: Black Ops, King of Opera, Bowling Central, and Golem Arcana.  There will be only one winning pair per game at the end of Arcadium for 2 so choose your […]

FAME RESIDENCES. Visual image rendition of the 1BR unit.

SMDC continues to be on top of the game with glamour, distinction, and style with Fame Residences


 We’ve heard all about the Sea, Shore, Shell, Wind, Air, Light, Breeze, Sun, Mezza, Jazz, Green, M Place, Princetone, Blue, and many other prime residential and commercial spots sprawling inside and outside the metro that SM Development Corporation created as stellar network of choice residences in all sizes and configurations, built at the most select locations. Homes that offer more than just a roof over the head, but places to shop, space to play, and room to grow. Sea, Shore, and Shell Residences are located at the SM Mall of Asia Complex, Wind Residences at Tagaytay, Breeze at Roxas Boulevard, […]


Neltex, the pipe manufacturing company, offers solutions to major pipeline problems that are built to last for long years


 It’s always nice to know and hear that there are companies that are providing quality products and does not compromise the well-being of the community. Such as Neltex Development Corporation, one of the biggest exhibitor in the on-going WorldBEX (March 11-15)at the World Trade Center. Neltex Development Corporation places value and quality above all their products for more than 50 years, keeping their clients safe and protected for a long period of time. Compared with other brands, Neltex‘s lasts longer and are heavily built without added metal components and that is why their products of water pipes, electrical pipes, and sewer […]


44 model finalists vie for the win at the Fashion Evolution runway model search


 44 finalists, 22 male and 22 female models, all vie for the win at the upcoming runway model search entitled Fashion Evolution which will be held at Century City Mall on March 28, 2015. Out of the 44 candidates, only two (1 male, 1 female) will emerge as winners at the fashion show cum runway model a group of Last January, 100 hopefuls filled a go-see venue set up by an organization creatively called Metro Blogger, and only 44 were chosen to fill up the slots. Metro Blogger, with founder Jess C, aims to to serve as an avenue for disseminating information on […]


Globe myBusiness offers new Postpaid Plans for SMEs


 Starting a new business takes a  lot of effort and requirements to fill in. Aside from coming up with a great name, business should now have an online presence, a website for everyone to know that the business exists. There are step-by-step and guidelines on how to open and register a business to follow. RJ Ledesma, co-founder, Mercato Centrale, believes that great business ideas were created when something wrong or problems arise. Lots’A Pizza president Teresita Ngan Tan also agreed to that. See related Lots’A Pizza article here. Ledesma and Tan were both part of Globe #MyBusinessPOSTPAID launch which was held earlier today […]

It's time to grab and say hello to GrabTaxi.

It’s time to grab and say hello to GrabTaxi


 From now on, riding cabs or taxi will never be a hassle. Thanks to GrabTaxi, a fast, safe, and reliable concept is now available in the Philippines after its successful launching. It’s Time To Grab! Say goodbye to worry-some ride experience and say hello to GrabTaxi! GrabTaxi is the MyTeksi in Malaysia, the first in ASEAN to use smartphone to smartphone cloud-based technologies for taxi booking and dispatch which was founded and started by businessman Anthony Tan in Malaysia with co-founder Tan Hooi Ling. Anthony‘s vision does not stop in Malaysia as he plans to revolutionize the taxi industry in other countries […]

Photo of the explosion shared by Twitter user went viral on the internet.

Explosion rocked Two Serendra unit in Taguig


 A big chunk of concrete slab slammed into a passing delivery van when an undetermined explosion rocked Two Serendra unit in Taguig, Metro Manila at exactly 8:10 this evening. Witnesses told authorities that a big explosion was heard near the parking lot of Market! Market!, a commercial establishment near the condominium where the explosion happened. Unconfirmed 3 dead passengers of the delivery van is reported and is being investigated as of this moment. Traffic has been cordoned by authorities along the area. Investigators are still identifying what causes the big explosion. Viewed 58133 times by 3237 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express […]

McDonald's partners with Microsoft Philippines to celebrate Mother's Day the whole of May.

McDonald’s partners with Microsoft Philippines to celebrate Mother’s Day the whole of May


 McDonald’s partners with Microsoft Philippines to celebrate Mother’s Day the whole of May with a promotion that will aid kids to craft out their masterpieces for their moms through McDonald’s Paint and Celebrate. This is really something that family will be looking up into. Through Windows 8 Fresh Paint Apps, kids can join McDonald’s Paint and Celebrate activity during the celebration of Mother’s Day and at the same time showcase their talent in drawing. The idea behind Paint and Celebrate was brought by how technology has greatly affected our lives today. Kids are often on their mobile devices where everything is a […]


HIN2MANILA is where all the cars of the big boys and hot models meet and get together in a two day “Hottest Summer in Manila” ever


 HIN2MANILA is where all the cars of the big boys and hot models meet and get together in a two day “Hottest Summer in Manila” ever! Be sure to get your TICKETS here: HIN2MANILA is happening on the 20-21 April 2013, Saturday-Sunday at the World Trade Center featuring the badass cars and gears together with the hottest and sexiest bikini girls! Wow! International top sexy models Eva Skye, Nicole Duminie, Dannie Riel, and Jeri Lee will make the scorching heat of this year’s summer even more hotter than the last 36 degrees Celsius ever recorded! Here are the exciting happenings to watch out on this dates: […]

Artist's perspective of Aquaria..

A new beach haven at Aquaria Beach Resort and Beachside Condominium in Playa Calatagan


 We have discovered a new beach haven that could even equal the beautiful beaches found in the country, particularly of its surroundings – pleasant, calm waves, and best of all, if you’ll visit this beach now, there’s no over-crowding yet. What beach resort is this? It’s the Aquaria Beach Resort and Beachside Condominium in Playa Calatagan, Calatagan, Batangas. A beach resort and a beach condominium? Over the last 23 years, LANDCO Pacific Corporation, the developer of the new and exciting Aquaria has revolutionized the Philippine real estate landscape through unique and innovative lifestyle concepts such as Peninsula de Punta Fuego, […]

Power Builders' Power Mussels bagged first prize in the recently concluded Project Pagsulong.

Power Builders’ Power Mussels bagged first prize in the recently concluded Project Pagsulong


 In July 2012, PLDT and its private sector partners came up with a campaign to put together business concepts with deep social impact, particularly in alleviating poverty in the country. Project Pagsulong was born to realize the social relevance in the things we do when it comes to and especially with business ideas. The Php 1 Million Youth Challenge is a revolutionary youth challenge for 18 to 30-year-old entrepreneurs. PLDT KaAsenso, PLDT SMART, RFM Foundation, and TOSP-AC joined together and committed for this project with the support from GoNegosyo, Idea Space Foundation, and DRAFTFCB. 374 student teams registered and joined Project Pagsulong […]

Dell PH donates laptops for the basic computer literacy program of ChildHope Asia Philippines Inc..

Dell PH donates laptops for the basic computer literacy program of ChildHope Asia Philippines Inc.


 Dell PH donates laptops for the basic computer literacy program of ChildHope Asia Philippines Inc. headed by Mrs. Teresita Silva, President and Executive Director of CHAPS for the use of 600 children and desktop computers for the use of ChildHope Asia educators. Projectors are also donated for the use of ChildHope Asia Philippines Inc. Dell PH also helped in renovating the institution’s computer rooms and mobile education van. ChildHope Asia Philippines Inc. street educators normally share two computers. Mrs. Silva describes Dell as “instrument of God for bringing hope and light for our street children” represented by Mr. Richard Teo. This outreach program […]