Showing posts from October, 2011

BEP set history on its Manila concert

The biggest concert of 2011, Black Eyed Peas performed last October 25 at SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Members, Taboo, Fergie, and our very own had its momentous concert with their extravagant production, electrifying performance and spectacular light display. On its presscon, the day before the concert date - the group shared their stories and how much they loved the Philippines. As they continue to reminisce all those joyous events that the group had including how passionate they are in pursuing and entering the music scene; specially where he decided to form an organization "We can be anything" helping all youth to finish their studies and make a goal. The presscon was very casual and we had so much fun discovering how much the group cherished their friendship. As Fergie said that these boys were her 'brothers' and how much they cared for each other. It was also revealed on that day that the group decided to take a break and the P

United States revealed as Philippines’ best friend in cyberspace

Philippines’ Facebook connections revealed as Western Union announces last call for the world’s most globally connected person -------------------------------- October 11, 2011 – The United States has been revealed as the P hilippines’ best friend in cyberspace, according to a unique new league table released by Western Union, one of the world’s most globally connected brands. The league table has been created using data from Western Union’s Your World Facebook Application , which visualises each user’s Facebook connections around the globe and gives them a score for how globally connected they are. Your World has enjoyed more than 250,000 hits worldwide since its launch in July this year, as individual users compete in the Western Union® Network Challenge: a hunt for the world’s most globally networked person on Facebook. On the 18th of October Western Union will announce the winner - and reveal an opportunity for them to use their global network as a force for good. With so much ag

Western Union reveals the world’s most networked person

Discover how this 26 year old charity worker from Portugal became the topnotcher for Western Union Network Challenge and Named the World's most globally connected individual. -------------------- PRESS RELEASE 24 October 2011 – A 26-year-old Portuguese charity worker has been named the world’s most networked person. Hugo Pereira from Lisbon, Portugal, has topped the Network Challenge, a global search for the most globally connected individual on Facebook. The Network Challenge was launched by a leading money transfer provider, Western Union, in July this year to mark its 160th Anniversary and celebrate its status as one of the world’s most globally connected companies, with more than 470,000 Agent locations in over 200 countries and territories*. The global search was fuelled by a new interactive, online Application called Your World. It visualises Facebook users’ global connections and awards a score for how globally connected they are. Users can compare their ranking against the

Hello Kitty Mega Monster Cosplay Collection

So cute! watch this clip and you'll see an awesome collection from Sanrio and Harajuku store ------------------------ Ready for Halloween? This spooky little clip will get you in the mood! The Hello Kitty Mega Monster cosplay collection is an exclusive collaboration between Sanrio and Harajuku department store and museum Laforet in Tokyo, Japan. If you happen to be in the Shibuya neighborhood in Tokyo – make sure to check it out!   source:

California is coming to Manila

The growing dynamic lifestyle in the Philippines is about to get even more vibrant as California’s famed cult brand enters the country to share the Jamba Juice experience--for the first time. Distinguished for bringing fresh fruit drinks and better-for-you snacks made specifically to cater to people who live active lifestyles, Jamba Juice shares its flavorful products for the first time in South-East Asia as it opens in the burgeoning, mixed-use district of Bonifacio High Street Central--a site known for being the go-to destination for the rising number of urbanites who are into dynamic activities. *Follow and like the official Jamba Juice Facebook and Twitter page:!/JambaJuicePH ---------------------- I want to try!!!

Spend Halloween at the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls’ “Chills and Thrills”

Megaworld Lifestyle Malls brings you a Halloween event that will surely bring out the “Chills and Thrills” this October. Eastwood City in Quezon City brings you spine-tingling events for the season of tricks and treats. On October 21-31, from 5PM-11PM, suspense and excitement await the guests of “ Zombadings Shokot House” where lurkers stay in the dark and mysteries lie at every turn. Experience the streets in a different way with street magicians on October 21 to November 21 at 6PM around Eastwood City Walk. Help bring the house down at the Fright Fest: A Rockin’ Halloween Concert on October 28, 5PM, at Eastwood City Walk 2 with Running Late, Junction, Dream Carousel, Midsummer, Save Me Hollywood, Audible Mo’s, ImbueNoKudos,The Butchercons, Turbo Goth and more. Then at 8PM catch Urbandub, Salamin, and more at Eastwood Central Plaza. Clubbers can even join the party at Manor Superclub’s Halloween event on October 29 at 10PM and at Blue Onion’s Halloween Party on October 29 also at

Weekend Recap! - BEP, Ariel 3D, Philippine Fashion Week, Puss in Boots!!!

While am still busy outside gathering some special effects (i mean events hehe) for my blog. Here's what happened this week. I'm so excited because, this is the busiest week ever!!! Just give me more time, hopefully I can document everything after Halloween. Yes, that's right. I'll be signing off for a couple of days and I hope everybody will spend a meaningful weekend :) Black Eyed Peas Presscon at Edsa Shang Rila Hotel, Monday - October 24. -The best seat, the best group, the best presscon I've attended. Fergie smiled and waved to me showing that she's soooo sweet. Yes, all of them love chicken adobo :) lols. Ariel 3D Launch, the future of fashion technology - combined! - October 24 Partnered with Bench/, Ariel showcase a 3D fashion show at Microtel! Yes, you should be wearing the glasses for the best view! Black Eyed Peas Concert at Mall of Asia , October 25 One of the best concert of this year. I danced a lot that night...hehehe Yes, thats true - they'r

Go West Live! at Megaworld Lifestyle Malls

Catch Go West on November 11 in Eastwood City and November 12 at Venice, Piazz in McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio Tickets are available at SM Tickets for P1350. Contact Megaowlrd Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709-0888, 709-9888 and 0917-8380111

Abenson’s Bayanihan Program in Bulacan

Rain. Floods. Broken electronics. Regardless of who needs help--relative, friend, neighbor, and even strangers-- Filipinos come together to help their kababayans during times of calamities. So it comes as no surprise that when Bulacan experienced heavy rainfall and floods, Abenson stepped up to help Bulakeños in need. Through its 'We Serve' program, the leading appliance store in the country will be offering free laundry services, free appliance cleaning, checkups, and discounts on spare parts for electronics. This bayanihan effort is in cooperation with Samsung, Sharp, LG, TCL, Kelvinator, Condura, Fujindenzo, and Whirlpool, though the help of the Bulacan provincial government. Abenson will be offering its services in the following areas on these dates: October 25 (Tuesday) : Sta. Monica Covered Court, Hagonoy October 26 (Wednesday) : Municipal Covered Court, Paombong October 27 (Thursday) : Sports Complex and Convention Center, Malolos October 28 (Friday) : Poblacion Sports C

Yahoo! Philippines extends Purple Hunt Family Edition until November 15

MANILA, 24 OCTOBER, 2011 – In response to the popular demand and increased site registrations, Yahoo! Philippine s has decided to extend its Purple Hunt 3.0 Family Edition until November 15 , with the grand finale set for Friday, November 18 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. Purple Hunters have additional two weeks to unlock clues that will give them a to win exciting prizes including a P2.2 million home. Promising Yahoo!’s characteristic “fun factor”, the day-long event at SM Mall will be packed with games, booths to explore, Yahoo! goodies to hunt for and cool items to collect. Live music and live act performances, demos and talks will continue throughout the day to make it a memorable event for all. Participating families in the finale event stand a chance to win Globe Tattoo Prepaid Broadband Stick, flight tickets to Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu, Busuanga, Cagayan de Oro and Singapore from Airphil Express, McDonald’s Birthday Party Packages and MyPhone mobile phones. The lucky winner of t

Alfred Vargas' crusade helping Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

We've seen him on Television (in some drama series) until I met him personally and shared his personal crusade helping Persons with Disabilities. Councilor Alfred Vargas had this opportunity to become 'the voice' of Persons with Disabilities. As he works as the city official (councilor) of Quezon City, He knew that there were limited social services for PWD and On his experience how he felt seeing people on wheelchairs, being reprimanded to enter the building because there is no easy entry and exit points for wheelchair-bound customers. Even he saw office buildings and malls of not having a decent ramp for persons with disabilities. And being turned away from restaurants, buses and cabs. Even NO ACCESS for people who couldn't walk on their own. Though he expressed, giving wheelchairs to his constituents were not enough and Councilor Vargas decided to bring the fight to the entire Metro Manila. The Struggle of the PWD in Quezon city is the same as the struggle of his co

The Biggest Online Shopping Party at

I love Shopping! And for the second time, I've tried online shopping at Multiply during its Shopping Party held at White Space in Makati last week. Known as the country's largest online shopping destination, Multiply celebrated its latest Philippines milestone reaching 100,000 mark. I am so excited to experience another virtual shopping experience. Multiply showcased variety of products from fashion, accessories, gadgets and many more. Hosted by Bianca Valerio , the highlight of the event was to introduced the newly improved Multiply Marketplace for the consumers to easily search for the items they would like to purchase online. Also, new enhancements was made for you to make online shopping easier, more secure and fun. “The Philippines is home to the biggest community of Multiply. Our six million loyal digital sellers, Multipreneurs and virtual shoppers are why we are in the Philippines and we have given them a richer, more convenient shopping experience," said Jac

Fashion Gives Back: A Charity Fashion Bazaar

Have you started your Christmas Shopping? Or created your wish list? What I love on this season is the much awaited bazaars happening around metro. Last time, I tried dropping by at Il Terrazo wherein a carity fashion bazaar took place. A two day event entitled "Fashion gives back" a charity event wherein the proceeds will go a send a child to school program and change to know project aral. The project is  to put up a first public library in remote Camiguin Norte of Babuyan Islands. My friend, from Sweds Love Fashion posted the info and I dropped by (almost late) since I'm also meeting my friends nearby. [caption id="attachment_2423" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="credits to Paolo Quimlat Senal and Code LimitedCom"] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_2422" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="credits to Paolo Quimlat Senal and Code LimitedCom"] [/caption] Featured brands were

Fashion and style Of Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas Concert is just few hours away and PFW (Philippine Fashion Week) has just started. Why don't we check BEP's fashion and style? Shall we??? [caption id="attachment_2417" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="Louis Vuitton: Paris Fashion Week Menswear S/S 2010"] [/caption]   Being in the spotlight challenges most celebrities to wear clothes that reflect their personality and show off their individuality. Even if they are in their street clothes, they are always praised and greatly appreciated for what could become the next trend. In addition, famous magazines and online celebrity sites always feature what these individuals wear to gain more readers and visitors. But does Celebrity Fashion really influence what people? To a certain extent I think it does. With reality television as well, advertising is a lot more subtle. Since its “real”, people tend not to notice product placement because they’re told the environment is

New Section for Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila

Are you ready for the biggest concert party - Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila! Just recently, we've opened a new section. The New section for Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila! Party Section by San Miguel Oktoberfest! Only Php 499 w/ 1 free beer! Party section tickets only available at , , , and t This is brought to you by Futuretainment, MMI and San Miguel Beer Oktoberfest!

City Kart Racing - 4 cool plug ins to brag your karting online

Wonder if you're score got topped? Or if you're still in the Top Ten All Time fastest in our track? All these stats are all a few clicks away! Through these 4 great plugins, you will know who has the Best Time, Track Record, who's ahead in the current race through Live Timing, and even your own time immediately after you race on Facebook! 1. Best Time - bookmark the City Kart Racing website to regularly check where you stand on our all time best rankings! 2. Live Timing - See who of your friends are racing on the track "live" This app is perfect for endurance races. Now it's easy to see how your team mates, friends, or family doing their races! 3. Track Record - this is a small app on our site displaying individual track records. 4. Social Networks - just after completing your race, this app will automatically post your time on your Facebook page. All you have to do to get everything that's current on our tracks is just a few clicks online with our new app

City Kart Racing's 1st Blogger's Blaze Fun Cup 2011

Practice makes perfect. There's always room for improvement. I never tried driving or go-karting until last Saturday, we went to City Kart Racing located in the parking lot of Park Square (1) - Seventh floor. Yes, you need to take an elevator to reach the venue. Its the first indoor kart-racing that has been introduced to the Philippines. At first I was really scared, I didn't had the chance to practice but I could still have the perseverance to drive. I arrived late at the venue, blame it on the 'Mall Sale' happened on my way to Makati. The traffic was really bad on that weekend and I woke up late :) haha. Okay, at first I was introduced to the management of City Kart - Jean-Marc Freihuber and had a chance to learn some techniques in kart racing. We were about to start with the fun race and all bloggers were divided into group. A friend of mine also tried to orient me on some things that I must learn before I race. The meaning of flags. Yellow means someone is ahead

How to Get your FREE Tickets for MTV EXIT ON OCTOBER 29

Saw the announcement on my Timeline and here are the ways on how you can score tickets for MTV EXIT ON OCTOBER 29. ASTROPLUS - SUPPORT THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING! WATCH MTV EXIT LIVE IN MANILA | Oct. 29 | SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds HERE'S HOW TO GET YOUR FREE MTV EXIT TICKETS! TWO TICKETS PER PERSON POLICY (for now) FACEBOOK: Only those who registered on facebook will be eligible to join our upcoming promo for the chance to win VIP tickets! (NOTE: There are only two sections for the concert: General Admission and VIP!) 1. To claim your two free tickets, go to the counter of the branch where you registered under and present your I.D. and sign on the log sheet WALK-IN: Those who just walk-in and don't register on facebook will only get general admission tickets and won't have the chance to win VIP tickets 1. Go to the counter and ask for a MTV Exit ticket 2. Register your name, contact number, e-mail address on the log sheet (

A Day of Treats:'s 10th Anniversary Fair

Image is celebrating its 10th year entitled, “A Day of Treats:'s 10th Anniversary” to be held on November 30, 2011 (Wed) at the Eastwood Central Plaza from 11am – 12mn., known as BusinessWorld's premier site for women, started on 2001 aiming to be the site for the Filipina professional, with everything she could possibly need and want, and more. Celebrity profiles, features on shopping, beauty, fa...shion, home and gardens, fitness and health, business, law, personal finance, entertainment, family, parenting, child-rearing and relationships - everything can be found here! Even men, who want to get to know the country's female movers and shakers, subscribe to to get informed. See all the different sections of come alive! The booths will be sub-divided into Pantry, Her-o-scope, Tester, Gallery, Healthdesk, Her Rights, Her Money and Unwind. The sections you see on our site is what you'll get and more.   “A Day of Tre

7th Global Pinoy Bazaar: Celebration of Filipino Love and Pride (Nov 5-6)

The Yabang Pinoy – Filipino Pride movement celebrates its 6th year by celebrating Filipino Love and Pride. Together with Yabang Pinoy’s community of Filipino entrepreneurs committed to Filipino artistry and craftsmanship, Yabang Pinoy will once again stage the 7th Global Pinoy Bazaar on November 5-6 2011 at Rockwell Tent, Makati City.   Global Pinoy Bazaar 2011will feature businesses with 100% Filipino Love and Pride , showcasing ladies’, men’s & children’s apparel, accessories, jewelries, bags & shoes, home decor, beachwear, home and wellness products, as well as Pinoy art and design. “We feel that the Global Pinoy Bazaar is a great way to promote and support our fellow Filipino crafters and artists and is a great way to encourage people out there to either venture into their own thing or support local,” shares Antonette Mendoza of Twee Shop. Erin Chu of brand Made for Movement and Tomoe Bags says “ Made for Movement provides quality yoga and travel items that is comparable t

HYD First Collection for Fashion Face Off 2011

Hot Young Designers Marketing Company (HYD) launches its first collection for Fashion Face Off 2011 . This year, five Filipino young designers with different fashion backgrounds and styles, have come up with a ready-to-wear fashion collection that will showcase their talents.   These five designers are Klart Lim, Renan Pacson, Bailey Dava, Marc Blanco and Jackie Abueg. “We are excited to show the Filipinos that there is so much potential in terms of creating fabulous clothes and designs in the Philippines,” says Ginger Palma-Arboleda, General Manager of Hot Young Designers Marketing Company. “We really hope that the young students and professionals will see the value of helping these talented designers as we strive to build our country’s name in the fashion landscape.” [caption id="attachment_2370" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="HYD - marc blanco"] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_2371" align="aligncenter" width

Last Call: Contest for Black Eyed Peas Concert on October 25

Good News! We are excited to raffle these Silver Tickets to the lucky posters! Black Eyed Peas in Manila concert is happening on October 25 at SM Mall of Asia concert grounds. Thanks to Futuretainment for the tickets. Before that, let me share to you some of the concert details. -------------------------------- source:   You can still purchase your tickets at Ticket Outlets:Futuretainment,   0947-396-4539 / 0939-9019836 / 0917-555-5475 / 577-3265 MMI – 0917-555-5415 / 5867275 TicketWorld – 891-9999 SM Tickets – 470-2222 Websites: Facebook: Twitter: @futureupdate Citibank offers 15% OFF to ALL CARDHOLDERS Futuretainment, Music Management International and Citibank Philippines offer you the BEP-Citibank Credit Card Discount Promo for the Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila 2011! MECHANICS: 1. All Citibank Credit Card Holders are