Lifestyle

  • Honoring roots

    They may be far, but their hearts are here at home.

    The Negrenses Association of British Columbia, Canada honors their members’ roots through their missions in Negros Occidental.

  • Kring-Kring now mayor of Tacloban

    by Robbie Pangilinan
    TACLOBAN CITY - Former actress Cristina “Kring-Kring” Gonzales is now the Mayor of Tacloba City after her oathtaking on June 30 with the members of the Sangguniang Panglungsod. She replaces her husband, Alfred Romualdez, who has been the mayor of the city for nine years.
  • Mel Lopez dies; 81

    The good, memorable era in amateur boxing are gone. And so is the man who helped the country achieve some of the great moments in this combat sport.

    Former Manila mayor, Philippine Sports Commission chair and amateur boxing president Gemiliano Lopez, “Mel” to everyone, died at the age of 81 on New Year’s day after suffering a heart attack while confined at the St. Lukes Medical Center in Quezon City.

  • Meralco’s info campaign with Jimmy Alapag

    In early November last year, Meralco Bolts point guard Jimmy Alapag announced for the second time his retirement from professional basketball, ending his over a decade-long career with Philippine Basketball Association.

    Just when people thought they would miss one of their favorite cagers, Alapag suddenly becomes the face of Meralco’s campaign that encourages customers to update their contact information, especially their mobile phone numbers so they can get text alerts from Meralco on power interruption schedules, and other situations that can affect electricity service.

  • Misagh Bahadoran: No Pogi Problems

    Philippine Azkals’ forward and Global FC team captain Misagh Bahadoran is that handsome player number 9, as people regard him. To be called pogi brings the 5’9” Fil-Iranian happiness.

    “I feel happy because people call me pogi sometimes,” says Misagh with a laugh.

  • Miss Universe 2017 Judges: Lupita Jones, Riyo Mori, Dayanara Torres To Decide Winner Of Beauty Pageant

    This year the Miss Universe 2017 pageant will be extremely different. The judging panel is not going to have celebrities like other years, this time titleholders from the past will determine the winner. Latinas that have confirmed their assistance are Lupita Jones (1991), Dayanara Torres (1993), Dayana Mendoza(2008) and Gabriela Isler (2013). Other ladies scheduled to appear are Armi Kuusela (1952), Gloria Diaz (1969), Margie Moran (1973), Porntip Bui Simon (1988), Sushmita Sen (1994), Jennifer Hawkins (2004), Riyo Mori (2007) and Olivia Culpo (2012).

  • Nazal is new Rotary Prexy

    By Robbie Pangilinan

    Robert Gerard Nazal II, president of YSA Skin Care Corporation, is the new President of Rotary Club of Sta. Mesa, Quezon City. He will assume leadership following the awards night at the One Shangri-la Place, Ortigas on July 27.

  • New beauty clinics

    2011 PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Male New TV Personality and YSA endorser Teejay Marquez welcomed fans to the 22nd branch of trusted brand YSA Skin and Body Experts on the upper ground floor of SM Cherry Shaw.

    YSA opened more clinics in November and December last year to cater to the growing demand for expert skin and body care of Filipino clients. Clinics at Southpark Alabang, Sta. Rosa Vistamall and Robinsons General Trias, Cavite opened before the year ended.

  • No vanity for Misagh

    For Iranian-Filipino footballer Misagh Bahadoran, being clean and neat is not vanity. 

    The forward for Global FC and winger for the Philippines national team, does not even wear perfume. So when actress and model Sam Pinto, who Misagh has been dating since December 2015, asked what his perfume was, Misagh just laughed.

  • Philippine Judo Federation receives 142 Tatami Mats from Japan via “Sport for Tomorrow” Programme

    On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) —through the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan— officially turned over 142 pieces of traditional Japanese tatami or ‘woven straw’ mats to the Philippine Judo Federation (PJF) in a ceremony held at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila. PJF President David Carter led the ceremonies attended by JICC Director Ken Nakamura and First Secretary Seiki Furudate on behalf of AJJF.

  • Rotary reaches out

    Rotary Club 3780 of Sta. Mesa Quezon City, under the leadership of its current president Robert Nazal and President-elect for 2017-2018 Paulo Legaspi, supported the “Dugong Alay, Dugtong Buhay” bloodletting activity on September 11 at Sagad High School in Pasig City.

  • Royal couple visits Vancouver

    The future king and queen of England, Prince William and Kate Middleton, granted Vancouver a visit as part of their royal tour.

  • Sangyaw was a success

    By Robbie Pangilinan
    Tacloban City’s celebration of its 127th Sangyaw Festival was a success.

    The month-long festivities capped off with the inauguration and oathtaking of Mayor-elect Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez and the members of the local city government on June 30.

  • Sharon-Gabby finally

    Finally.

    Cameras are now rolling for the reunion movie of Megastar Sharon Cuneta and former husband Gabby Concepcion to be shown on May.

    Star Cinema announced the 24 years in the making movie reunion in December, confirmed by Sharon’s posts in her social media accounts.

  • Sofia signs a contract with Viva.

    Breaking News: 

    Sofia Romualdez, the 16-year-old daughter of former actress turned mayor of Tacloban City Cristina “Kring-Kring” Gonzales, and former Mayor Alfred Romualdez, signs a contract with Viva.

  • Sofia surprises parents

    TACLOBAN CITY - Sofia Romualdez, the 16-year-old daughter of one of the most beautiful faces in show business in the 1980s, Cristina “Kring-Kring” Gonzales, and outgoing Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez, surprised her parents and thousands of viewers with her performance at the annual Sangyawan Music Festival June 28.

  • SPEEDO PHILIPPINES UNVEILS THEIR WINNING COLLECTIONAND EXCITING NEW ROSTER OF FITNESS AMBASSADORS

    Speedo the world’s leading swim brand, encouraged everyone to dive in and join the swim movement as they heated up the runway last June 23 at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura Premier.

  • Sportsmanila and Etonline give 2016 awards

    Sportsmanila and Etonline give recognition to its writers, editors, and photographers for their sterling performance in 2016 through the Sportsmanila and Etonline 2016 Awards.

    President and CEO of the Multicultural Helping House Society (MHHS) Tomas Avendaño is named Best Columnist for Sportsmanila Vancouver. Big Mike Murillo is the Writer of the Year, Elishah Pangilinan is the Sportswriter of the Year, and Tom Choy is the Best Exclusive Writer of the Year for Sportsmanila Vancouver.

  • Swap One for Fun

    By Robbie Pangilinan

    SURREY, CANADA - He is an international multi-genre, multilingual, multi-instrumentalist musician who has gone all around the world to share his music. He is a singer, a songwriter, an artist, a music professor, and a true musician. He is Filipino.

  • Yanyan love Sports

    If showbusiness did not open doors for upcoming actress Yanyan Lovendino, she would be into sports.