Jul 30, 2011


Cobra Energy Drink, Official Partner of the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF), together with Philippine Airlines, Official Carrier of the PDBF to the 10th International Dragon Boat World Championships, held a send-off press con luncheon at Capone’s A Venue to rally support for the back-to-back world champs.  

The PDBF are slated to compete in the 10th IDBF World Championships from August 3-7 at Tampa, Florida, USA.  Headed by Team Captain Usman Anterola,  the 25 champion paddlers are a mix of Philippine Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guards personnel, and reinforced by the best civilian women paddlers.  

Jul 29, 2011

Clarity Empowers Ordinary People to Be Visible

Everyone desires to be noticed and to stand out.  In a crowd of a thousand, however, how does one warrant the attention?

Clarity Aesthetic Medical and Dental Clinic, a house for professional beauty and dental transformations encourages everyone to put beauty into action with their new campaign entitled Be Visible. With the Be Visible campaign, Clarity urges people to step out of the shadow, claim the limelight and get noticed. 

“Clarity believes that the road does not end in being aesthetically pleasing. Being beautiful is being visible.  Being visible, meanwhile, is putting that beauty into action.  To achieve more in life, one has to be visible in their chosen endeavor. For us, being able to show what they got, show their self-confidence and become noticeable, that is visible” said Carmie de Leon, VP for sales and marketing of Clarity. 

Jul 28, 2011

Coach Erik Spoelstra leads August 7 NBA FIT Air 21 Run; Public is invited to join and get their runners’ high

NBA Fever runs through Metro Manila as NBA FIT – the league’s comprehensive health and wellness program that encourages physical activity and healthy living for children and families – races to the climax of its two-week program in 2011. 

The NBA FIT Air 21Run, organized by Run Rio, takes place Sunday, August 7, 4 a.m. at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will flag off the race and then take part in the run. Runners can choose to participate in four race categories : 3k, 5k, 10k and 21k. 

Jul 25, 2011

NBA FIT 2011 gets school kids high on health and wellness

NBA FIT -- the NBA’s global comprehensive health and wellness program that encourages physical activity and healthy living for children and families through programs and events – high-kicks its 2011 program with a school tour around Metro Manila from July 25 to August 3.

OPM boyband 1:43 translates online popularity to phenomenal album sales

OPM pop sensation 1:43 (pronounced as “one forty-three”) rule the local record bars with their debut album “Time for Love” by consistently being on the top 10 bestselling OPM album charts since it was launched in April.

Now on its third print, the slambum or slambook-album under MCA Music continuously rakes sales and competes with the records of popular OPM artists despite having minimal television and radio exposures. In fact, it landed on the No. 2 spot in Odyssey’s top OPM albums last April. “Time for Love” currently enjoys the No. 4 spot in the Best-selling OPM Album Chart of Astroplus.

2nd Leg ofTunog Natin!: An OPM Concert Series

Once again, Filipino artists and music enthusiasts worked together to revive our slowly dying Filipino Music.

Presented by Avida Land Corp., the free OPM concert was held at the grounds of Avida Towers Centera along EDSA Corner Reliance St. last  July 23 together with the launch date of the second tower of Avida Towers Centera, Avida’s latest condominium offering in Mandaluyong City.  

Some of the most respected artists performed Filipino music from the 1980s to the present:

Jul 21, 2011

NBA Fit Philippines 2nd Edition

The second edition of NBA FIT Philippines will take place from July 25 to August 7, 2011.  As the biggest such event in Southeast Asia, the two-week program aims to educate individuals and families on the physical, mental and emotional benefits of healthy living, as well as motivating and inspiring kids and adults to live healthier lives through a variety of events and activities.

Headlining the NBA FIT Philippines coaching crew will once again be Miami Heat Filipino-American Head Coach Erik Spoelstra, who recently led the team to the NBA Finals. The program will also feature Dave Fizdale and Chad Kammerer, Assistant Coaches of the Miami Heat, local health, fitness and wellness experts, as well as celebrity athletes. 


Back-to-Back with 2011 Philippine Culinary Cup, Where the Best Chefs Meet to Compete

Co-located Events: Baker's Fair, FoodMach Expo, Taste Expo, Food Biz Franchise Expo, HoReCaX Hotel Restaurant & Catering Expo, 2011 Philippine Wellness Congress, and World Food Summit  &Wofex University. 

When: Aug 3 - 6, 2011 (Thurs to Saturday)
Where: 2 Huge Venues - World Trade Center and SMX Convention Center 
Contact Person: Marc Anthony Blanco or Melody Lim
Contact Details: (02) 920-8136 ; (02) 929-7993. ; (02) 929-7963

Website: www.wofex.com , www.PhilippineCulinaryCup.com

Experience the Philippines’ biggest and most anticipated food show! Join fellow foodies, chefs and more in this exciting event with this jam-packed Event during WOFEX valid for both locations at the World Trade Center and SMX Convention Center on Aug 3-6 2011. This is your opportunity to sample the latest and finest in everything about food!!

Jul 18, 2011

A Film Worth The Watch

Of all the films I've watched, this one captured my heart most. An Indian film entitled Taare Zameen Par (Every child is special) starring Darsheel Safary (Ishaan Awasthi) and Aamir Khan (Ram Shankar Nikumbh). I even recommended it to my family and friends after realizing how much the film touched my inner being and even made me cry.

The story is about the life and imagination of an eight-year-old Ishaan. Although he excels in art, his poor academic performance leads his parents to send him to a boarding school. Ishaan's new art teacher (Aamir Khan) suspects that he is dyslexic, and helps him in any way to overcome his disability.

Jul 15, 2011

Bustling Thursday

I never thought my Thursday would be as colorful as I imagined. 

I woke up 10 minutes before the scheduled time which is 5am. Hurried to meet the gang for another leg of Breaking point in Antipolo City. Grab some breakfast at Sta. Lucia. And headed to San Jose National High School.

After the program, we took our lunch at Jollibee SM Masinag. Rest a while. Then travelled back to Cubao to find a bus transit to SM Hypermarket Baliwag. Honestly, I had no idea how to get to SM Baliwag as fast as possible. So I asked bystanders and searched all the way to the bus station. 

Jul 12, 2011

Tunog Natin FREE OPM concert holds second leg on July 23

FILIPINOS bring out their best in times of adversity—and now that Original Pilipino Music (OPM) is slowly fading, Filipino artists and audiences are working together to save it.

Efforts are currently focused on the second leg of Tunog Natin free OPM concert series to be held at the grounds of Avida Towers Centera along EDSA Corner Reliance St. on July 23 at exactly 7pm. Presented by Avida Land Corp., the concert showcases the best of Filipino music through the years. It coincides with the launch date of the second tower of Avida Towers Centera, Avida’s latest condominium offering in Mandaluyong City.

Jul 6, 2011

Make Your Moments Even Sweeter with Samsung Smart TV

Can you still recall those sweet moments with your dad? How he made you laugh and cry at times? How he tried hard to make you smile with his corny jokes? And, how he made your lovelife miserable (I don't know)?

All these things, good or bad, played a role of molding many of us to becoming a better person now. So, why not give him back the reward by writing him a letter using the Dear Dad application on the wonderful things you can do together with a Samsung Smart TV. And, who knows, you might just win a Samsung D6600 Smart TV 46-inch or Samsung D5500 Smart TV 40-inch.

What I love about this Samsung Smart TV is how they come up with better aesthetic features and improved functions as well.

Jul 5, 2011

WATSONS, UNILAB launch Compliance Packs to help stop Superbugs

WATSONS PHARMACY and pharmaceutical manufacturer UNILAB launched the antibiotics Compliance Pack to promote and teach proper antibiotic use to Filipinos and to help prevent the emergence of superbugs (antibiotic-resistant bacteria). Antibiotics Compliance Packs are now being sold exclusively in all outlets of WATSONS PHARMACY.

Jul 2, 2011

Transformers 3 Comes Alive

I never thought I could actually see, touch and speak with some of the main cast of Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. Definitely Bumble bee and Optimus prime are present. In fact, they are the ones who welcomed us. And we got pictures to prove you. Here they are.