Sabado, Disyembre 26, 2015

WPT National Philippines Festival of Poker Runs Jan. 2-8; Features $1,650 Buy-in Main Event and $200,000 Buy-in Super High Roller

Los Angeles, CA - Hot on the heels of the wildly successful WPT® National China Main Event at MGM Grand Sanya, where 882 players competed for their share of a nearly $1.4 million main event prize pool, World Poker Tour® today announced the schedule for the Season XIV WPT National Philippines festival at the luxurious Solaire Resort & Casino from January 2-8. For a second-consecutive year, Solaire will play host to a $1,650 buy-in WPT National Main Event and a diverse selection of side events, including a $200,000 buy-in super-high roller, the largest buy-in tournament held in World Poker Tour history.

The action kicks off on January 2 with the $275 buy-in, $50,000 guaranteed Poker King Cup, then heats up on January 3 with the start of the two-day, $200,000 buy-in Super High Roller. Organized by Poker King Club and Cali Group, the Super High Roller will pit top professionals against wealthy enthusiasts to compete in this massive buy-in event.

President and CEO of Poker King Club, Winfred Yu says, “We at Poker King Club always aim to push the boundaries of poker, which led to us being named the ‘Home of the World’s Biggest Game.’ That aim is now coming to WPT National Philippines with a Super High Roller, and we are happy to add the gravitas of well-known poker players into that mix, such as Aussie Millions champion and businessman, Mr. Richard Yong.”

Martes, Disyembre 22, 2015

Pasko Sa Pinas Titus iDoodling 2015

   As I entered the Music Hall on a very artistic day that was sponsored by Titus Pens and Markers, on theTitus Pens' "iDOODLE On-The-Spot Doodle Challenge" The venue was almost full with doodlers, ballpen artist and enthusiats coming from different region of the Philippines. They came in very early to express and share their creative side with the theme “Pasko sa Pilipinas/ A relaxing and enjoyable day for be among very gifted crowd.

The doodlers that took home the bacon was announced almost sundown . Cheers to all the participants and winners!

Ely James Gumba is the grrand winner

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Linggo, Disyembre 13, 2015

Biodiversity Financing Saving the Earth

The Philippines is one of 17 mega diverse countries, harboring more diversity of life per hectare than any other country in the world. Yet encroachment in forested areas, pollution, over fishing, poor land management practices, are leading to biodiversity loss at an alarming rate.

To address these threats, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), other national government agencies, academe, civil society and development partners, has developed the Philippines Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (PBSAP). The PBSAP is the country’s road map in conserving biodiversity and critical ecosystem services for the next 13 years.

Similarly, through the UNDP’s Biodiversity Financing Initiative (BioFin), the DENR-BMB has  determined the financing gap of implementing the PBSAP, estimated to be at least Php 334 billion (US$7.4 billion) over the next 13 years [PhP24 billion annually]. This covers actions on: forest, coastal and marine, inland wetlands, caves and cave systems, protected areas, invasive alien species, agrobiodiversity, access and benefit-sharing and urban biodiversity.

Miyerkules, Disyembre 2, 2015

Having Your Own Music Studio With Mojo

  Chord Electronics, with their exclusive distributor Beyond Innovations, Inc, has launched Mojo, a British-built headphone amplifier and DAC that enables smartphones and connected devices to deliver recording-studio sound quality from any headphone (Php 30,990).

Chord Electronics, a world leader in digital audio, has launched Mojo. A contraction of ‘Mobile Joy’, Mojo is a headphone amplifier and DAC (digital-to-analogue convertor) that empowers smartphones to deliver music content at up to studio-master-tape quality. Mojo enables this due to Chord’s advanced proprietary digital signal processing technology.

Low-cost, widely available apps, such as Onkyo’s HF player (iOS and Android), now make high-resolution music file playback easy from all smartphones. Mojo connects to these devices digitally, processing the files using the most advanced conversion technology available, to deliver genuinely unrivalled sound quality to up to two pairs of headphones.

   Mojo is entirely designed and manufactured in England using British expertise. It distils 27 years of high-performance audio know-how into a single mass-market device designed to empower the smartphone. Mojo is the most advanced device of its kind in the world.
Get your Mojo workin’
Mojo connects digitally to smartphones and similar devices in a number of ways. It offers three different high-resolution digital inputs: Micro USB, optical and a 3.5mm coaxial input. Input selection is fully automatic: if more than one input is active, they are prioritized as USB first, coaxial second and optical third.

A Micro USB to USB cable is supplied with each Mojo and Chord Electronics will be offering consumers a range of approved, low-cost connecting cables for iOS devices and various other digital connections.

Biyernes, Nobyembre 27, 2015


 Every Christmas, our Moms always prepare something special for Noche Buena and make the Christmas table festive as possible.   The Christmas table will never be complete without the Christmas ham, chicken, and pasta dishes like spaghetti and macaroni salad.

However, with the growing awareness and trend on health and wellness, Moms look for healthy alternative dishes that they can serve to their family.  They look for food that are low calorie, high-fiber and rich in vitamins, but still a delectable dish that their family can enjoy.

El Real has long responded to the healthy needs of wise, practical moms with the offering of El Real Healthy Spaghetti.  EL Real Healthy Spaghetti is the first naturally healthy spaghetti in the local market that is made with real Malunggay and Carrot bits.  It is high in fiber because it has Durum Wheat Semolina, has 0% Cholesterol, 0% Trans Fat and has Vitamin A, C and Calcium.  What’s more is that, it has no veggie taste that your kids will surely love.

Martes, Nobyembre 10, 2015

Historic running event for integrity takes off in December

With the goal of making integrity everyone’s concern and part of daily life, the Integrity Initiative - spearheaded by the Makati Business Club, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AMCHAM), the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), and Financial Executives of the Philippines (Finex)- is staging a historic run on December 12, 2015 at the CCP Complex, Pasay City.

Dubbed “I RUN for Integrity: I am Part of the Solution,” the event calls on all sectors of society to participate in this important step towards building a culture of integrity in the Philippines. It is expected to bring together 5,000 representatives and runners from government, business, youth, civil society, academe, church, and media towards the common goal of being part of the solution in fighting corruption.

Miyerkules, Oktubre 21, 2015

Impact Hub Fellowship on Innovation in Mobility in Partnership with LBC

 To pioneer Impact Hub Manila’s fellowship programs, we are looking for young innovators with entrepreneurial ideas on mobility for a chance to win up to 1 million pesos worth of fellowship prizes. The grand prize includes a twelve month living stipend and fellowship, gaining access to seed funding, focused skill development, valuable networks and a stimulating workspace at Impact Hub Manila.

The worsening traffic conditions in Metro Manila is one of the major problems encountered by Filipinos in their day to day lives. The focus of this Fellowship program is to create innovative solutions to the logistics challenges and opportunities in our progressing region. Solutions may address the following areas: energy & resources in general efficient transport methods; methods to decrease traffic; smarter transportation management; and value chain innovation and new transportation methods.

The fellowship shall be executed into three phases:
Application starts from October 1 until November 15, 2015. During this phase we invite everyone interested to benefit from an ideation workshop, where you will learn how to conceptualize your idea with a clear business approach. From all applications received, 6 - 8 candidates are invited to a pitching workshop and later to pitch in front of a professional jury panel, where the 3 finalists will be selected, who will then enter the cohort.

Linggo, Oktubre 11, 2015

Celebrate The Many Wonders of Quezon City on Its 75 Years!

 On the road for a tour of Quezon City made my day even under the   scourching heat of the sun. Traversing the largest city of metropolitan Manila with our tour guide citing the history and background of the places we past by. An afternoon of bondimg with nature and beautiful people. Our first stop was the La Mesa Ecopark which is located at east fairview Quezon City, the Philippines" largest ecological park in a metro setting. Breathing the fresh air induces  a meditative state of well being.The 33 hectare park is teeming with opportunities for adventure seekers like zip line rides,hiking, mountain biking,and fishing.
The beautiful lagoon offers a paddle boat ride.There is the large salt water pools unique to La Mesa Eco Park which one can enjoy. Simply walking and communing with nature one can fell the calmness of ones inner being.Our next stop was Erehwon Center for the Arts in 1 Don Francisco Street, Villa Beatriz, old Balara, Quezon City. With its name inspired by the fictional country, the satirical utopia, created by novelist Samuel Butler,Erehwon proclaims that it is Now here! to stir up the community and general public on a broader stream appreciation of the arts.It provides exhibition areas, as well as meeting spaces where artists can dialogue and forward issues of advocacy.

Biyernes, Oktubre 9, 2015


 Nissan  Philippines  Inc.  (NPI)  celebrates  another  milestone  for  the  local  compact  crossover segment, as it brings in another innovation that is built to thrill – the new Nissan Juke.

 First launched in Japan in 2010, the new Nissan Juke immediately captured the attention of the global automotive scene because of its fun, bold design, and exciting driving performance. In March 2014, the minor change Nissan Juke was unveiled in the Geneva International Motor Show, bringing an even more refreshed take on the eye-catching vehicle. The minor change model was then brought into the South East Asia having first introduced in Thailand in February 2015 and since then, it has been making its mark in the region.

The new Nissan Juke combines boldness and excitement, becoming the brand’s answer to the growing  local  compact  crossover  segment.    It  showcases  the ability  to  deftly  take  on  the challenges of everyday driving in the Philippines.

Nissan Philippines Inc. celebrates 2nd year anniversary-REDISCOVER EXCITEMENT. REDISCOVER NISSAN

The glory  days of  the  80’s  and 90’s  saw  Nissan become a  household name  in the  local automotive scene, ingraining itself in the Filipino psyche through their iconic vehicles like the Nissan  Sentra,  California,  and  Stanza.  However,  over  the  years,  Nissan  slowly  took  the backseat in the minds of the market because of shifting consumer preferences.

  Nissan, with a proud global heritage in over 80 years, determined to bring back that excitement to the Philippine market, through the establishment of a consolidated national sales company. This 2015, Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) celebrates its second year anniversary of delivering on the brand promise of “Innovation that Excites”. With the boom of motorization in the Philippines, NPI has continuously addressed the needs of the modern citizen with a wide variety of vehicles and innovative services.

In Celebration of World Pasta Month A PASTA FESTA FOR THE PEOPLE

 Craving for a bit of Italian? The first thing that comes to mind is a big heaping bowl of pasta, covered with your favorite sauce and sprinkled with lots of Parmesan cheese. It is a dish that everyone loves to eat often, that pasta has become a kitchen pantry staple. Doña Elena Al Dente Pasta brings a taste of Italy to the Filipino home with its line of Italian artisanal pasta noodles, made of 100% durum wheat semolina.
 Doña Elena Al Dente Pasta is produced according to the tradition of true Italian pasta. There is actually an Italian law prescribing that pasta must be made using 100% durum wheat semolina, which is the hardest of all the wheat varieties and has the highest protein content. It is the use of durum wheat that makes pasta “al dente” or “firm to the bite.” Doña Elena Al Dente Pasta is also made using the traditional bronze die, which gives the noodles ridges, thereby helping the sauce cling better to the noodles for a richer flavor. Plus, Doña Elena uses all natural GMO-free ingredients in its pasta, which makes it really good for you!

Over the years, pasta has become such a favorite dish for Filipinos. In fact, almost every gathering or special occasion isn’t complete without a big platter of spaghetti or baked macaroni. Or maybe even an original recipe using shrimp, Spanish sardines or spicy tuyo. Doña Elena Al Dente Pasta brings the Filipinos’ passion for this versatile noodle to the forefront with the celebration of the World Pasta Month this October. This celebration was initiated in Rome in 1995 with the First World Pasta Congress, and countries all over the world have come up with their own festivities since. After all, pasta is a global food consumed in all continents and is a perfect fit for a dynamic and healthy lifestyle. The campaign and series of events highlight every foodie’s love for pasta and how it has become such an integral part of Pinoy culture.

Huwebes, Oktubre 1, 2015

Instituto Cervantes’ PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival unfolds at Greenbelt 3 from October 8 to 18

From October 8 to 18, PELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the Spanish Film Festival, will be featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas. Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Intramuros Administration, the 2015 edition of the Spanish Film Festival will screen around 30 films.

Since its conception in 2002 by Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish Film Festival has been an annual attraction at the Ayala Malls Cinemas, bringing the best of Spanish and Latin American cinema to the local audience of Manila. PELÍCULA-PELIKULA is a combination of the Spanish word “película”, which means film, and its Tagalog derivation “pelikula”, echoing the cultural ties shared by Spain and the Philippines. By putting the two words together, it highlights the unique characteristics of this 2-week event as the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia.

Sabado, Setyembre 5, 2015

Fourth anniversary treats from Sugarleaf Makati

An afternoon of eating healthy at sugarleaf makati was energizing as we take part in tasting the different  menu prepared by Chef Sonia whose specialty is"raw food". With  her different concoction of blending together different fruits, herbs, vegetables,nut,etc.and adding... who can resists chocolate... specially dark chocolate at that which is my favorite into healthy and tasty menu.Let start eating raw foods which will keep us stay young , full of energy in our daily activities and at the same time be in tune with nature and even save the environment.
Diners and shoppers get more at Sugarleaf Makati the entire month of November as we celebrate our 4th  anniversary.  Spend P500 pesos at our cozy café or P1000 at the minimart and choose from a blue tea set with a healthy low-glycemic or gluten-free pastry of the day or a small bottle of our probiotic cocowater kefir or cholesterol-lowering cinnamon-turmeric tea or a P200 discount (P1800 from P2000 per session) on any one of the five workshops of the #RawFoodIsTheNewHot food preparation series from November to April 2016.

Sugarleaf Makati is located at the ground and second floor of MediCard Lifestyle Center at the corner of Paseo de Roxas and Sen Gil Puyat Avenue, Urdaneta Village Makati.  Open Mondays to Saturdays with ample free basement parking.  Telephone 63 2 812 7323 Like/follow us on Facebook and Instagram Sugarleaf Makati and email  Sign up on to be added to our monthly newsletter which features updates, recipes, tips and more all about health and wellness.    

Huwebes, Hunyo 11, 2015


 Transporting people and their stuff from one place to another has long been a prosaic chore, usually requiring nothing more than a utilitarian van to meet the requirement.  That is, until Nissan came out with the Urvan, which became a hit with the general public for its major advantages.

Since its inception in Japan in 1973, the Urvan has undergone five iterations ever since. Here in the Philippines, the Urvan made its presence felt, both for family use and in the public transport sector.
    “Shuttle operators preferred the Urvan for its proven reliability, passenger comfort and strong air-conditioning system, flexible loading and seating capacity for both cargo and passenger,” said Antonio Zara, President and Managing Director of Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI).

And now, there is more reason to rejoice, as NPI introduces the latest generation van, the all-new NV350 Urvan. Designed to meet the needs of entrepreneurs, shuttle operators, and family users, the 5th generatation NV350 Urvan sports an overhaul to its design and key features, making this vehicle a strong contender in the commercial van class.
For one, Nissan upgraded its engine into a powerful 2.5L engine, based on the same engine platform used for the all-new NP300 Navara pickup truck. This means that drivers now can rely on a powerful engine that can effortlessly pull loads of cargo and passengers even on steep, uphill climbs, like on a family week-end trip to Tagaytay or Baguio.  No more switching off the air-con while traversing

mountain passes, or overtaking slow trucks on the highway, with the speed and power now at your fingertips!

Biyernes, Hunyo 5, 2015

The Yamaha International Motor Show 2015 (The Motion of Innovation) Another Iconic Breakthrough of YAMAHA

  SM MALL OF ASIA, PASAY CITY, JUNE 4-7, 2015 — Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. has set its sights to redefine the landscape of the motor industry with breakthrough technology that will challenge the limits of riding lifestyle. The event is centered on Yamaha’s next-generation engine, The Blue Core. This will bring about a new level of riding enjoyment that will take over the country; a fusion of maximum performance and fuel economy enabling a superior ride will now be available in the country.
The introduction of this engine is just the start of a new era for the company with a series of products featuring the Blue Core in town, commuters, racers and hobbyists will have plenty to choose from.
    First would be a pair of 125 units, one is the Mio i 125 with its unique “M” shape inspired design gives a sharply defined slim body that complements its lightness and convenient handling. It will allow you to reinvent yourself by elevating your daily ride into a more exciting and more colorful by making you do more than ever before. The other is a trailblazing concept that will establish a daunting presence, the Mio Soul i 125. It has a bold design that is intimidating on the road, giving the rider a more confident demeanor on the road. For fans of the MAX series, they were delighted to know about the unveiling of the N-MAX that is built to give great ease, comfort, and power. All three would feature the Blue Core engine.


   SM MALL OF ASIA, PASAY CITY, JUNE 4-7, 2015 — Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. has set its sights to redefine the landscape of the motor industry with breakthrough technology that will challenge the limits of riding lifestyle. The event is centered on Yamaha’s next-generation engine, The Blue Core. This will bring about a new level of riding enjoyment that will take over the country; a fusion of maximum performance and fuel economy enabling a superior ride will now be available in the country.
The introduction of this engine is just the start of a new era for the company with a series of products featuring the Blue Core in town, commuters, racers and hobbyists will have plenty to choose from. First would be a pair of 125 units, one is the Mio i 125 with its unique “M” shape inspired design gives a sharply defined slim body that complements its lightness and convenient handling. It will allow you to reinvent yourself by elevating your daily ride into a more exciting and more colorful by making you do more than ever before. The other is a trailblazing concept that will establish a daunting presence, the Mio Soul i 125. It has a bold design that is intimidating on the road, giving the rider a more confident demeanor on the road. For fans of the MAX series, they were delighted to know about the unveiling of the N-MAX that is built to give great ease, comfort, and power. All three would feature the Blue Core engine.

Huwebes, Hunyo 4, 2015

The Philippine Semiconductor & Electronics Convention and Exhibition (PSECE) @Wortld Trade Manila

The Philippine Semiconductor & Electronics Convention and Exhibition (PSECE) is an annual event with over 150 exhibiting companies whose products and services range from semiconductor, computer related products, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, photovoltaic/solar, telecommunications, control and instrumentation, industrial, and other support industries such as fabrication, tooling, equipment, utilities, and more.

This will be held on June 3-5,2015 at the World Trade Center, Manila, Philippines.

The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) is the largest organization of foreign and Filipino electronics companies in the Philippines. SEIPI, through the vision and dedication of its members, aims to make the Philippines a globally competitive business environment for semiconductors and electronics technology. This is supported by its mission of enhancing and promoting the Philippines' competitive advantages and growth opportunities in electronics manufacturing and technology business through Training, Research and Development, Advocacy, Information, Networking and Services (T.R.A.I.N.S.).

Huwebes, Mayo 14, 2015

Lets Make A Mark By Sending Good Vibes Through Handshake For Peace This May 24, 2015

In light of the vision to practice and promote optimism, a group of visionaries came together to spread good vibes in their daily activities, no matter how simple or mundane a task may be.. Sending Good Vibes is a voluntary organization that was formed with the mission to counter the paradigm of negativity and spread optimism and hope to people nationally through various humanitarian efforts.

  This one of a kind initiative  to spread good vibes and light up the fire of peace keeping was launched at Chivz Gastro Lounge, Greenhills, San Juan, May 12, 2015 where the group showcase their primary initiative--"Handshake for Peace"  This event is set to celebrate the 70th year of the end of World War II , aims to bring people together and help them realize how much change they can make by simply spreading good vibes to their families, friends, fellows everywhere.

  Led by today's brightest stars, among whom are Jaime Rivera, Karylle, Billy Crawford, Iya Villania, jay-R, Alodia Gosengfiao, Lovely Rivero, DJ Cha Cha, Winnie Cordero, DJ Eva Ronda, Jo Awayan and a lot more. This event will be held at the Mall of Asia Open Grounds on May 24, 201 Sunday, as early as 6:00 AM in the morning for a day of celebration and giving of good vibes!

A program consisting of different entertainment, games, freebies, and activity booths will be set up to keep spirits high. It's for free and the public is encourage to come in white shirts to show their support for this momentous occasion.

Lunes, Abril 20, 2015

Empowering The Public About Intellectual Propery

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  Through Republic Act No. 8293 or the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) was created. It is the Philippines’ lead agency in implementing state policies on Intellectual Property (IP).

It is headed by a Director General and is composed of seven bureaus:

1.       Bureau of Patents (BOP)
Processes the registration, examination and granting of patent applications, utility models, industrial designs, and integrated circuits

2.       Bureau of Trademarks
Conducts the search, examination, and granting of the applications for the registration of marks, geographic indications and other marks of ownership

3.       Bureau of Legal Affairs
Handles all legal matters concerning Intellectual Property Rights

4.       Documentation, Information, and Technology Transfer Bureau
Provides technical support services to the other bureaus and takes charge of Intellectual Property promotion activities and knowledge management in the country

5.       Management Information Service
In charge of maintaining IPOPHL’s information technology systems

6.       Financial Management and Administrative Service
Ensures the proper utilization of IPOPHL funds

7.       Bureau of Copyright [currently ad hoc]
The newest addition to the IPOPHL family promotes awareness of IP rights and the accreditation of collective management organizations (CMOs)

Aside from the registration of patents, trademarks, and copyright, IPOPHL also offers patent information searches, dispute resolution, adjudication of Inter Partes cases and IP violations, technology transfer, and training.

In an effort to expand the reach of IPOPHL, Intellectual Property Satellite Offices (IPSOs) in Cebu and Davao were established in 2008. After this initiative to make IP services more accessible and to ease the implementation of projects in the said regions, there was an increase in IP filings seen in both areas. Soon after, offices in Baguio City, Angeles City, Legaspi City, Iloilo City, Cebu City, Cagayan de Oro City, Davao City, and General Santos City were set up as a result of two pilot IPSOs’ success.  

In 2012, the Innovation Technology Support Office (ITSO) network was established to push for the commercialization of technologies generated from the research outputs of local universities, research institutions, businesses, and inventors. There are currently over 80 certified ITSOs spread throughout the archipelago.

More recently, IP Depot –the Philippines’ first online IP marketplace was launched. Owners of registered IP assets can use the website as a free showground while other users can easily shop for IPs, including the latest and available technology for their businesses.


The IPOPHL logo features a letter “O” in the shape of a light bulb, the universal symbol of a good idea. Inside the light bulb is the word “una” which means first, as written in Baybayin, an ancient pre-colonial Philippine writing system used from the 16th to 19th centuries. At IPOPHL, premium is given to being first, as “first in time results in seniority of rights” whether in the registration of a patent, trademark, copyright or other related rights.

Martes, Abril 14, 2015

Be One of the Asia CEO Awardee 2015, Nomination Opens This May 1!

 The nomination period for the 2015 Asia CEO Awards, the Philippines's biggest annul business event will start on May 1, 2015 Labor Day

   Some of the biggest names in Philippine business have been recipients of the coveted award; Henry Sy Chairman of SM Prime Holdings, Secretary Ramon S Jimenez Jr. of Department of Tourism (2014 Lifetime  Contributor Award) Roberto Juanchito Dispo, President of First Metro Investment Corporation (2014 Global Filipino Executive of the year)

  In 2014, the other big winners in the annual award include Smart Communictaions (Top Employer Executive of the Year) and SM Prime Holdings (Executive Leadership Team of the Year) among others.

  Rebecca Bustamante, President of Asia CEO Awards, the 2015 Asia Ceo Awards is exciting because nomination will be accepting the ASEAN Region

   The Asia CEO Awards “is consider the Asia CEO Awards largest event of its kind in Southeast Asia and we plan to make it into a true regional event that promote the entire region to the world’s greatest companies and leader, Bustamante said.

   She believes the Philippines is one of the world’s top performing economies will have a greater rode in Asia in the coming years.

The nomination period for the Asia CEO Awards, will end on September 28, 2015 and the winners will be announced during the Gala Night  on November 11, 2015 at Marriot Hotel, Manila.

Everyone is welcome to submit nomination for the awards. No fees are collected for submitting nominations.

  One of the new awards that will be given in the 2015 Asia CEO Awards, is the “I-Remit Heart For OFWs Company of the Year” for recognition that promote the welfare of the overseas Filipino workers and their families.

Aside from the “Heart of OFWs Company of the Year” award, the other categories this year include:

KPMG Executive Leadership of the Year
Top Employer of the Year
Smart Enterprise Global Executive of the Year
JLL Expatriate Executive of the Year
ADP Service Excellence Company of the Year
Shore Solutions Most Innovative Company of the  Year
Captial One Young Leader of the Year
First Cabon Solution Green Company of the Year
CSR Comapany of the Year
Technology Company of the Year
Philippine Airlines Hospitality Destiny of the Year
A distinguish group of judges assess all the nominations. This year’s jusdges include

Dr. Bernie Villegas distinguished Filipino ‘economist and Professor University of  Asia and the Pacific
Don Felbaun, former President of the American Chamber of Commerce of Philippines
Edward Chang, President of the Korean Chamber of Commerce Philippines
Jun Palafox, Principal architect of the World-renowned Architectural Design Firm Palafox Associate
Oscar Sanez, vice presiden for international operations, at San Miguel Foods Corp and

Ricahrad Mills, President of the Canadian Chanmber of Commerce of Philippines

Huwebes, Abril 9, 2015

Manila International Auto Show 2015 At World Trade Center And PhillTrade

There’s no denying that summer has officially arrived in our side of the planet. And turning the heat up several degrees higher is no less than the annual Manila International Auto Show or MIAS 2015, which officially opened its doors, last April 9. Running until April 12, this year’s auto madness occupies the entirety of the World Trade Center Manila complex with a total exhibition area of 30,000 m2 – including the WTC and Philippine Trade Training Center and Annex Tents A and B, the country’s biggest auto show also spreads throughout the outdoor area to give way for the stunt area and outdoor test driving area.

    Living up to its reputation as the most-anticipated auto show in the country, MIAS is bent on upping its A-game each year as it seeks to break previous records as a fiery evidence of its gamechanging flair. Last year, as it celebrates its first decade in the industry, over a hundred thousand visitors gathered to witness over 500 cars and trucks on display along with over 90 units of motorbike displays from 30 different brands and a collective total of 139 exhibitors and participating companies to showcase the latest and greatest innovations and trends from the automotive scene.           

Huwebes, Marso 26, 2015

Renew Your Home with Renuzit At Le Jardin Restaurant BCG

 Renuzit, America’s No. 1 selling adjustable gel air freshener, launched its new line of adjustable gel air fresheners at Le Jardin restaurant in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City. The exclusive media launch, titled “Renew Your Home”, was hosted by celebrity personality Tessa Prieto-Valdes and highlighted home design and décor tips from noted interior designer, Kat Villanueva, to choosing the perfect scent to set the desired mood in any room or space.
   The role of scents in our personal spaces is often overlooked yet an important influence on our daily lives. Scents can enhance and uplift our moods and can trigger memories and unlock feelings. The fresh citrus smell after cutting open, an orange can be deliciously refreshing while the scent of florals after a summer shower can be truly pleasurable. Renuzit* aims to be the (scent specialist) in transforming and inspiring the space in our home.
  Renuzit features four fragrance collections to suit any space which include Simply Refreshed (Fresh Lavender, After the Rain and Simply Vanilla scents), Super Odor Killer (Citrus Sunburst and Original scents), Fresh Picked (Raspberry scent), and Serenity (Relaxing Spa and Sapphire Waters scents).

  Renuziit is available in leading supermarkets and home improvement stores nationwide for the suggested retail price of only Php 109.75.

Miyerkules, Pebrero 18, 2015

Got To Go To The Zumba Party At PICC On March 7, 2015

    4.0 Events Management is taking a giant leap forward and moving to our next Zumba Fitness Party event, DANCE, RECOVER REPEAT. A three (3) hour pre-summer beach themed Zumba Party with the famous and finest certified instructors and active ZIN (Zumba Instructors Network) members. Intensify the energy with celebrity Dance Master Joshua Zamora and beats by DJ InanX.
Following the unparalleled success of its two Zumba Fitness events that happened in 2014 held at CCP Folk Arts Theater last September 26, featured more that one 100 instructors from all over Luzon and joined by three popular Zumba celebrities Regine Tolentino, Joshu Amora and Ray-AN of G-Force in collaboration with Lifelne Foundation and Food f or the Hungry "Dance for Life; Dance Unite"- Dance for a Cause for the benefit of Yolanda-stricken areas, held at Quirino Grand Stand, Manila.
4.0 Events Management promises to continuously create more unique and energizing event while promoting Health and Wellness and fulfilling its commitment to take the art of creative vividness in Dance Fitness that's moving people toward happiness and health
DANCE, RECOVER, REPEAT will be held this March 7, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum CCP Complex Pasay City. Registration starts at 3pm and Zumba Party at 6pm.
The venue will be filed with more than 1,500 fitness enthusiasts from different fitness centers school and universities, call centers, government and private companies and individuals who can live up to the fitness party
This event is made possible by Lunchbox Diet, Mega Fiber, Raket.PH, Nail It, Nestle Fitnesse, Dona Maria Jasponica, Zen-Asia Massage Spa, Gardenia, Huron and Cardiclear.
Ticket price is at P500, inclusive of DDR Shirt, and loot bag with P2,500 worth of healthy freebies. For ticket inquiries reservation please call 02-2166974 and 0917-5128211 or email

Martes, Enero 27, 2015

Watch out for the Filipino adaptation of William Shakespeare's famous tragedy written by National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera. " HARING LEAR "

  Studio Connections International recently announced the Celebrity Night Premiere of its initial production, in partnership with the School of Design and Arts –De La Salle INGCollege of Saint Benilde, a revival of PETA’s HARING LEAR at the SDA College of Saint Benilde on February 27, Friday, at 7:30 pm. The Filipino adaptation of William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, written by National Artist  Bienvenido Lumbera and restaged by Nonon Padilla, received critical-acclaim at the recent Kuandu Arts Festival with a stellar cast led by Bernardo Bernardo as Lear, together with PETA’s renowned Kalinangan Ensemble. The play’s scheduled regular run include evening performances (Friday, March 6 at 7:30pm; and, Saturday, February 28 and March 7 at 7:30 pm) and matinees (Saturday, February 28 and March 7 at 2:00pm; and, Sunday, March 1 and March 8 at 2:00pm)