Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Voice Exclusively Returns to Star World


Star World, FOX Networks Group (FNG) Philippines’ number one female-oriented general entertainment channel announced today the return of the well-loved and three-time Emmy winning talent show, The Voice. The Voice Season 12 exclusively premieres in the Philippines on February 28, 2017 (Tuesday) only on Star World with live telecasts every 2:00 PM and primetime replays at 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM respectively. 

Monday, February 27, 2017

United Korea: 2017 Global Peace Concert


When I was in Seoul last 2015, I fell in love with Korea, their culture, food, and everything absolutely about it. And while it is true that the city is so colorful in so many ways I cannot even describe, everyone knows about their history and how they managed to strive for more than 70 years - with the North Korean nuclear aggression.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Too much exposure to mobile phone heat can harm your skin



People use mobile phones every day in more ways than one, unlike before when it was only meant for calls. Instant messaging came and it didn’t take too long for it to have games and other entertainment features such as a music player and a radio. Today, people use it to get information from the internet, while numerous apps have made it possible to do things with just the touch of their fingertips. But among the numerous features a mobile phone has, the camera is probably the most used of them all. From taking pictures and preserving memories to taking selfies and show off.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mindanao Tapestry: A gift from the South


It takes a design legend like Renee Salud to come up with “Mindanao Tapestry.” It is the initiative to highlight all the major weaves of the island, in an effort to promote indigenous materials and the amazing Mindanaoan artistry. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Celebrate the Korean Wave at Novotel Manila Araneta Center


Oppa Gangnam Style! Last Tuesday, I went all out Korean as Novotel Manila Araneta Center invited me to join the Go Gangnam! A K-Food Festival at the Food Exchange Manila. This celebration commenced Korea's rich culinary art, as they flew in an authentic Korean chef here in the Philippines. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pair Your Favorite Starbucks Coffee With New Lunch Picks

Cold Soba with Chicken
This February 21, a newest innovation from Starbucks will be launched and you're in for a delicious treat. Aside from the newly-launched espresso featured beverages, Starbucks will also introduce new lunch items that will surely satisfy your cravings.

Ballet Manila Opens 2017 with Don Quixote


Opening the year in true Ballet Manila fashion, the country’s premier classical dance company is staging one of the world’s most colorful and enduring ballet pieces—Don Quixote.

Happening on February 24 and 25, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and on February 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Aliw Theater, Don Quixote is known in the ballet world as one of the most technically challenging pieces ever created, with some of the choreography raising the already high international standards when it first premiered in 1869 at the Tsar's Imperial Ballet of St. Petersburg. It is especially known for its compulsory quick and strong movements, high vertical takeoffs, one arm lifts, quick fouettes, quadruple pirouettes, and Kitri’s signature move, the Plisetskaya head-kick.

Monday, February 20, 2017

A Thousand ways Sprout won the hearts of Metro Manila’s HR last Valentine’s Day


HR people are probably the most unpopular folks in any office. No one really pays much attention to what they do, except when problems arise with time records, benefits, and payslips – in which case they get the brunt of people’s ire. Few people realize that if those HR people don’t do their jobs, corporate life can get quite messy. Like can you imagine what will happen if your salary and tax records are not updated?

Wanderland Music Fest Heads to Filinvest City



South Peeps represent as Filinvest City brings Wanderland Music and Arts Festival to the south of the metro on March 4, 2017. The event will take place at the newly developed Filinvest City Event Grounds. The outdoor event venue, which is ready to accommodate the biggest events in the country, is sure to give a refreshing vibe to all guests.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Spreading #PayMayaLove this V-day

 

Valentine’s Day is one of the most anticipated holidays for couples all over the world. While it is indeed a beautiful day to celebrate your love for your other half, it is also a day dreaded by Filipino commuters as V-Day is expected to generate heavy traffic throughout the metro.

HyC 150 showcases beauty and all-natural glow at the 5th Don Cristobal Fashion Show


Confidence truly starts with HyC 150, the supplemental drink that brings out the beauty from within. Manufactured by FINE Japan Co., Ltd., HyC 150 is the perfect product that combines all the needed vitamins and substances to keep your whole self-fit and fabulous.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Every day is Valentine’s Day with Baskin-Robbins



The month of hearts has finally come and love is in the air! Surprise your loved ones with gorgeous Valentine’s themed Baskin-Robbins ice cream cakes made with their favorite flavors. Top it off with a sweet message and choose the design, shape and size of your cake for that personal touch. 

Converse and Millie Brown Dive Into Film


In celebration of the daring spirit of youth, Converse debuts the Forever Chuck, a digital and social media series exploring three core cultural scenes that made the Chuck Taylor iconic: film and TV, LA culture and style and the world of Fashion, high and low.

Meet Me at Starbucks for a Date Night this Valentine's Day


How will you celebrate Valentine's Day? Isn't it nice to start with a cup of your favorite coffee? 

For those who are in relationships, it often starts with “What do you do?”, “Kamusta weekend mo?” or “Kamusta traffic sa area mo?” I remember my first date with my ex - a coffee meet up at Starbucks in Megamall because I was craving for the Chocolate Cip Frappe. Then, eventually, the small talks turn into conversations revolving around families, hobbies and passions. And, in those moments where two people do nothing but simply talk about their lives and open up their souls to one another, good things happen.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Freenet Offers Free Access to Go-To Sites for Valentine's Day



I can't believe Valentine's Day is just three days away. And with all the planning for that sweet surprise, we all stress over what our partner likes for the special day. I actually had a friend ask me for gift suggestions to give his girlfriend. But contrary to your paranoid thoughts at 2AM, impressing bae is pretty simple. In fact, here are foolproof ways to make that special someone smile on V-Day:

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Care Divas Set on PETA age for its 50th Season Program


Manila’s pioneer theater group, Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), presents the re-run of the hit musical comedy –drama ‘Care Divas’ to kick-start its 50th season program. First staged in 2011, ‘Care Divas’ tells the story of five transgendered overseas Filipino workers in Israel who are caregivers by day and transform into glamorous drag queen performers by night. 

FOX Philippines Presents Hit Show Premieres this February


February proves to be an extremely exciting month for FOX Philippines as the channel announces the premiere of several hit US television series. Several FOX shows are returning to the channel in February, including The Walking Dead, Billions, and WWE’s wrestling programs, while new shows Legion and 24: Legacy are set to bring more prestige to an already strong lineup. To promote this huge boost in programming, FOX is teaming up with Philippine escape room game Breakout to host an experience called FOXtreme Breakout, which will bring elements of these shows closer to viewers in a unique escape room challenge that will run from February 9 to 12 at Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City.

Monday, February 06, 2017

Miss Universe 2016 Candidates Personalizes Chucks for Charity


Hello sneakerheads! Get the chance to own a personalized Converse Sneakers from your Miss Universe 2016 bets! Did you know that at least 19 candidates from the 2016 Miss Universe competition lent their time and creativity to produce customized Converse sneakers to be auctioned for the Positive Action Foundation. A foundation supported by the Ms Universe organization, Positive Action Foundation is devoted into helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families particularly those who are displaced from their employment due to HIV phenomenon.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Behind the Brushstrokes by Chan Lim Family at SM City North EDSA


I am always in awe whenever I get to see amazing art pieces in real life. I guess it's because I have always been a frustrated artist - with my Mom and brother who can paint like a pro, I'm odd one out. That is why last week, being invited to Chan Lim Family of Artists and Students event at the SM North EDSA The Block Atrium, was the highlight of the Chinese New Year Celebration for me. Their fine pieces about nature and animals on scroll and plates are almost impossible to miss. 

Friday, February 03, 2017

Hello February!



Why is this February already? Seriously, time flies so fast. Valentine's Day is approaching very soon and I have some stories and happenings for heart's day to share in the following days. Here in the Philippines, Valentine's Day is a serious holiday. I cannot begin to tell you how many times I've cringed over the fact that I never receive flowers every 14th. I can only remember forcing an ex boyfriend to give me one so many years ago, and I think that was the last time I have ever received any. 

But growing up, I realized that it is not really that important. You should not really have to join the hype, especially when you have your friends and family with you. Some years back, our male officemates surprised us girls with a heart's day breakfast. Life was even simpler back in high school, when all we think about this day is just hanging around and listening to mix tapes. I remember practicing to play guitars just like the blueridge guitars at wwbw.com. Everything was simpler. And I think, what's sweetest than flowers are heartfelt surprises from the people around you. After all, all we need is love, right?

This Valentine's Day, what are your plans? I want to know so I could also get some ideas on how to make my friends who are also single, also enjoy that special day. Happy Love Month everyone!

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Look your best this Love Month with ARTISTRY


Valentine's Day is just around the corner. 

And whether you're single or married, there can never be any excuse in looking and feeling good. I know , because as someone who plays with make-up so much these days, it is gratifying to see yourself in colors and in your natural setting. 

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