Showing posts from March, 2018

FWD sends off sole Filipino runner to North Pole Marathon 2018

Determination, dedication and the support of every Filipino is what our very own representative for the North Pole Marathon will bring with him as Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance the fastest growing insurance company in the Philippines, sends off sole Filipino runner on the Marathon which happened last March 22, 2018.

After his intensive and rigorous training together with his support team, our very own Louie Sangalang is more than ready to carry the Philippine Flag towards the finish line.

The multi-sport athlete and cancer survivor Luisito “Louie” Sangalang is set to fly to the northernmost point on Earth to represent the Philippines in the Marathon, which will be held on April 9. He will join ten (10) other FWD-sponsored runners from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan in the grueling marathon.

Collectively, the 11 runners are dubbed “FWD Team Asia”. The FWD North Pole Marathon runners, hailing from all over the globe, will be running on ice sheet measuring 6 …

Soriano Family as the Newest Family Ambassador of Red Ribbon

A cake makes every event a little more special, adds an element of surprise on a celebration, the same reason that it is given on almost every special occasions or even a simple way of showing gratitude.

Care is shown and manifested in unique and different ways. From something as simple as lending a helping hand to going as grand as throwing a loved one a surprise birthday party, these acts of love show that actions do speak louder than words.

Red Ribbon, one of the country’s most loved brands, encourages giving what is most special for your loved ones. Making every day simple moments and occasion sweeter, Red Ribbon cakes and pastries are the ones you share with people who matter most to you, such as your friends and family.

“At Red Ribbon, we believe that the people we care for deserve only what’s best and special. So when you care a little bit more for someone, show it with Red Ribbon. Our special products are always a delightful treat that will make people feel your extraordinary …

Tourism Promotions Board Supports Film Tourism with " Cine Turismo"

The Philippines is known for its beauty and unique charisma. In 2013 and 2017 Palawan ranked as No.1 in Travel + Leisure World Best Island while Boracay landed on the 3rd spot. Filmmakers and other tourists were captivated by the hidden beauty of our beautiful islands. Not only once that foreign film was shot in the Philippines; Naked Weapon in 2002, some scene was shot in Subic, Zambales; Romantic Island starring Eugene and Lee Min Ki and directed by  Cheol-Woo Kang was shot in Boracay: Mango Tree directed by  Lee Soo-Sung was shot in Cebu.

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB ), an attached agency of the Department of Foreign Affairs  (DOT ) under Chief Operating Officer Cesar Montano gave recognition to eight Filipino-made and two foreign movies that showcased the beauty and charisma of the Philippines and helped promote the Philippine Tourism through their film.
Cine Turismo, the newest campaign of Tourism Promotions Board under COO Cesar Montano, will give recognition and honor Fili…

Vivo to Bring the House Down this March with the Newest Flagship

The top global smartphone manufacturer Vivo is set to send the mobile phone industry in frenzy with the release of yet another stunner in their smartphone series. Set to be unveiled March, Vivo’s latest offering promises consumers bigger and better offerings in their mobile phone experience.Vivo will offer another innovative flagship phone this March.

Following the success of the V7 plus and the V7 release, the word is out that consumers can expect that the new offering will retain all of the V7 phones’ impressive, thumbprint features albeit enhanced and updated with specs that are centered on delivering flawless selfie shots made even by state-of-the-art artificial intelligence beautifying tools. Because it is still dedicated to delivering perfect photos, it should also be expected that the camera will rock a souped-up HDR mode.
Moreover, a buzz on this newest Vivo flagship includes a bigger display complemented by a full HD resolution. As the V7’s successor, the Game Mode feature i…

Why a Good Night Sleep Is So Important

A lot of factors affect the good night sleep and the sleeping pattern of an individual, aside from stress and depression, sleep deprivation can also be caused by your posture during sleep. Lack of sleep can affect you in a lot of ways. According to medical studies, this can get you prone to heart disease, obesity, and high blood pressure, your mood and judgment.

Humans generally spend 1/3 of their lives sleeping. Moreover, it is an activity considered to be just as important as following a healthy diet and exercise. On the other hand, trivia shows that humans are also the only mammal that willingly delays sleep.

True enough, getting proper zzz's is something most of us often take for granted. A shocking worldwide statistic has ranked the Philippines as the fifth country with the worst sleepers, with individuals getting an average of only six hours and 22 mins of sleep. Sleep deprivation in the country affects about 50 million Filipinos, making the problem a national issue.

With s…

Caltex Crazy Fuel Sale in Partnership with Landers

Discounts, freebies, savings, words that makes you hear the "ka-ching" sound every time. With all necessities soaring up high due to the new tax law, even fuel prices going up with the trend. With this being said, a little discount can really ease up something in our already tight budget.

Good thing that some of the petroleum companies here in the Philippines like Caltex the retail brand of Chevron Philippines Inc; that offer high-quality products and services partnered with Landers Superstore to give huge discounts to its members.

Cardholders of the only membership shopping in the country with a branded retail fuel station inside the facility will get more discounts for their fuel purchases in the Caltex Crazy Fuel Sale promo.

From March 12 to 16, Landers members fueling up at Caltex stations in all Landers Superstores will get P10/liter discounts for Caltex Platinum and Silver while Caltex diesel customers will receive P6/liter off.

On March 14, members can enjoy shopping…

Restoring the World Heritage Treasure through Music

Our Filipino ancestors, creative, resourceful, artistic. With the goal of farming rice for the community and growing crops, they carved the mountains and created the well known Banaue rice terraces. Done without any help of modern equipments but meticulously worked and thought about to evenly distribute water from the mountains to the crops. as centuries  and generations passed, the living wonder slowly dies as modernization expands. Restoring and maintaining this heritage that was passed to us is our duty that we should not ignore. 
With this being said, Universal Harvester, Inc., together with the local government of Banaue offers a new experience to the Filipino and to the world. The 2018 BANAUE International Music Composition Competition invites composers around the Philippines and all over the world to create Banaue-inspired symphonic works. This is the first time that a competition of this magnitude will be held in the Philippines. With the Grand Prize of 12,000USD, two Consola…

Authentic Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen in Alabang

A bowl of a delicious ramen not only warms our stomach but it also warms the heart.

With different restaurants who now offer ramen as part of their menu, it is really hard to compare and choose the best of them.

Just last week, Ikkousha opened to the public, serving 300 bowls of your choice ramen with another bowl of ramen for free. Ikkousha is located at the Upper Ground Floor, West Extension Wing Festival Mall, Alabang Muntinlupa. Over viewing river park at the west wing extension. The store open from 11:00 am - 9:30 pm.

Ikkousha is pronounced as " i-Ko-sha" means " one happy place" in English. The founder of Ikkousha, Master Chef Yoshimura started his first restaurant in Fukuoka way back 2004 and his dream of creating a place that would bring people together, creating good memories while enjoying a delicious bowl of ramen. Master Chef Yoshimura is making sure that he is involved in every branch.Now Ikkousha has branches in nine different countries. During the Gr…

Nestokid, Supporting Your Kids to be Healthy and #Growhappy!

As a parent, if asked of what makes us happy, we can simply and wholeheartedly answer that it would be our kids. We always want the best for them and what makes them happy also makes us happy.

But according to surveys, happiness is actually a powerful combination of a nurturing environment and proper nutrition. With this being said, here are some of the things that you need to remember to create a nurturing environment for your kids.

Playtime, game time

More on physical happiness and allowing them to be physically fit, it is important to allow our kids to have time to play and experience and create happy memories of their childhood, allowing them to experience biking, playing with friends and other activities will definitely help in developing their bones and muscles. joining them on their playtime will make it a more enjoyable moment for them.

Hugs and kisses from mommy and daddy

Growing from a loving and nurturing environment to #GrowHappy. at an early stage, we should also develop o…

SM Woman, Empowering Women through Fashion

The month of March has been declared as women's month, dedicated to honoring every woman on all walks of life.
For the same reason, SM Woman started the month by honoring every woman with the launch of What Woman Want-  a Women's celebration for women by women.

Together with the celebration of women's month, SM Woman also showcased their fashion powerhouse for summer, they opened the season with its annual showcase of Coco Cabana's 2018 Summer Collection featuring stylish swimwear and resort wear. Serving hot trends fresh off the runway-hyper botanicals, fun and flirty ruffles, classic black and white suits, sleek and sexy metallics, and suede numbers. SM Woman delivers exactly what every woman wants.

For the entire month of March, SM Woman is giving all you amazing woman the best of the best offers starting up to 50% off on great selections, buy 1 get 1 on select items, and get freebies when purchasing from participating brands, all this when you shop at the women…

Appreciate the colors of your world with COLORGRAM

According to Wassily Kandinsky, "Color is a power which directly influences the soul".

Beyond the ability to beautify our surroundings, colors have the power to trigger memories and stir emotions. Colors inspire our creativity and our expression. Color communicate personal and universal meanings and represent a spectrum of personalities and identities.

Imagine life without any single colors, simply it is none!

With this being said, SM CITY NORTH EDSA and DAVIES present a world where you not only see but also experience the power of color in new, exciting ways. Open yourself to a new dimension and discover a universe of color like you've never seen before. Celebrate and share your colorful encounters through photos. Set your mind free and get creative, this world of colors is yours to enjoy.

Welcome to COLORGRAM

        From colored walls, floors, art blocks, pattered corners and 4 uniquely beautiful mood rooms, …

Century Tuna Superbods Ageless the Final Call-Back

After showcasing their stunning and hot bodies, the contestants for Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018 are now up for the final call back!

Aspirants from Davao, Cebu, and Metro Manila are set to once again show off their smarts, as well as healthy and fit bodies at the final call-back for this year’s hottest, most awaited Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018!

“The hunt for the next Century Tuna Superbods has always been a long and rigorous process,” says Greg Banzon, general manager of Century Pacific Food, Inc. “But this year, we know it will be even more challenging because of the introduction of the Ageless category. The judges will have to work harder, be even more discerning. The extra effort will not be wasted, however, because this year, more than any other Superbods year, we have attracted a record-breaking number of participants. That to me is the essence of the Superbods competition - to inspire more people, regardless of age, to work harder and become better versions of th…

Colon Cancer Symptoms, Detection and Treatments

We may have heard a lot of things about Cancer, there are different types of it and one of them is Colorectal Cancer. As the month of March starts the world also celebrates Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an awareness campaign to promote Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening. CRC, tagged as the third most common cancer among Filipinos, following breast and lung cancer here in the Philippines.

Almost all of these cancers start as abnormal growths in the lining of the colon and rectum called polyps. These polyps grow slowly and take around 10 years for some polyps to develop into cancer. Though not all polyps progress to cancer, the removal of these polyps reduces the risk of developing cancer. In addition, polyps and early cancer usually do not cause complaints, like rectal bleeding, constipation, and abdominal pain that are experienced by patients in later stages of cancer.

"The Colorectal Unit at The Medical City aims to be at the forefront in Filipinos achieving to beat colorect…

Grand Taipan Breaks Ground First Premiere Property in Greenhills

Greenhills has been a very popular place for shoppers and food lovers, one of the well-known shopping center is in the vicinity and restaurants are really accessible and is very near to EDSA. development has been rapid within the area.

Present during the event were
San Juan City building official Ar. Romeo Gonzales; HBA Manila Director Ar. Norman Agleron; Grand Taipan executive Joseph Tai; Grand Taipan Chairman Peter Ty; Presidential Adviser on Investments Atty. Antonio A. Cablitas; Grand Taipan President Joeben Tai; Grand taipan VP for finance Analyn Agabin; and Greenhills Brgy Chairman Alan Yam.

With this being said, real estate industry's new entrant, Grand Taipan; breaks ground of Verano Greenhills, the company's first and premiere residential condominium and serviced residence, projected to be an iconic landmark within the Greenhills area.

Another way to enjoy the city living in another premiere property in Greenhills.

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Discovering and Nurturing Your Child’s Potential through Fun, Learning Activities

As a parent, the best support that we can give to our kids is for us to allow them to discover their own skills and help them enhance it. together with proper guidance and support, we can give our kids that chance of achieving whatever they wanted to be.

Enrolling our kids in talent camps is one of the ways that we can support our kids to help them see and enhance their skills, this can also help them build their confidence and social skills that will definitely give them an edge.

Letting them explore on their own is essential to discover and nurture their true gifts. For instance, motivating kids to participate in various activities is a good opportunity to discover their interests. Aside from stimulating their creativity, doing this will also help push children to explore their full potential.

To help nurture our child’s gift, PROMIL® Four i-Shine® Talent Camp 6, a venue for children to play and learn, continuously commits into helping the next generation of talents and allow them…

Accessible Insurance for Low-Income Filipinos

Life is pretty much unpredictable things that you may have now can be gone in a snap. but being prepared always can give you a secure feeling of whatever happens there is something that you can somehow expect and you won't go empty-handed.

Some of us may have taken for granted the importance of getting a life insurance, with a thought that it may be too early or too late to get one and may not be aware that it is more than just ensuring your self but also can giving a peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Last February 27,2018,  I was invited to witness the legacy of one of the most affordable and reliable life insurance company in the Philippines. If I'm not mistaken, I heard about Country Bankers Life Insurance Corporation wat back 1990's. CBLIC will be celebrating their 53rd Anniversary on the 28th March.

Country Bankers Life Insurance Corporation was established March 28, 1965, by Mr. Jose E.Desidero, Sr. CBLIC focuses and addresses the insurance needs of our fell…

Affordable Asian Restaurants in the Metro

According to playwright George Bernard Shaw, "there is no sincerer love than the love for food".

With all the restaurants in the metro, we may have tried some of it and still a lot to discover, different cuisines, taste, and styles in serving their best sellers. My goal is to find these restaurants together with other foodies from the Metro.

Sen Lek Thai Noodles

Is a small shop located on the ground floor of SMDC Sea Residences in Macapagal Ave just across the Golden Phoenix Hotel, This place is mostly visited by foreign nationalities who are staying in near the area. One thing that caught my attention is the price and the food serving. I'm a noodle person and this one is just perfect to start my day. So we arrive their almost lunch time. The place has a few visitors that time. thank goodness it was not packed.
I ordered the Pad Thai which is one of the famous noodle dishes in Thailand. consists of flat rice noodles, it has some tofu, small dried shrimp, wansuy, bean spr…