• 2017 Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) for Master’s Students in Japan

    The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is pleased to announce that the applications for the 2017 Young Leaders’ Program are now open.

  • 22 Filipino Youth involved with Female Entrepreneurship heads to Japan as part of JENESYS2016

    On Monday, October 24, 2016, twenty two (22) young Filipinos currently majoring in Business and Economics or working in the field of Female Entrepreneurship (traditional handicrafts etc.) flew to Japan, where they will be staying until Tuesday, November 1, 2016 to participate in the JENESYS2016 Programme (Theme: Economics). This is the third batch of JENESYS2016 participants from the country.

  • 23 Japanese Senior High School Students to Visit the Philippines under the JENESYS2016 Outbound Program

    23 students from the Okayama Prefectural Tamashima Commercial Senior High School, Japan will be visiting the Philippines from February 13 to 21, 2017 as part of the JENESYS2016 Programme.

  • A Beautiful Ministry

    For some, it’s the spotlight and the crowd cheers. For others, it’s the international exposure. But for Miss Philippines Earth 2016 Imelda Bautista Schweighart, the best part of being a beauty title holder is the opportunity to minister.

  • Beauty that flows in your veins

    Did you know that taking vitamins gives you a beauty boost? Vitamins B, C, and E can make your skin glow and appear softer and healthier. That’s because the nutrients come from within. But did you also know that when you take oral supplements, only a small amount is actually absorbed by your body while the rest goes to waste?

  • Best of Pinoy music in Canada

     SURREY, CANADA via GLUTAMAX-  Hundreds of Filipino music lovers in Canada were in for a treat as the Himig ng Pag-ibig Canadian Concert Tour kicked off its series of shows at the R’s Bar Turf Hotel, coinciding with the R’s Bar second anniversary.

  • Bible Study in WYNN

    In a Bible study in WYNN Hotel where Pacquiao is staying, Jinkee and Manny were joined by Jinkee’s twin sister Janet and husband Steve , Eldest sister Haydee , brothers Russel and Don Jamora.

  • Calayan and Lhuillier: Forging a strong partnership

    Two of the Philippines’ renowned corporations, Calayan Medical Group and M. Lhuillier Group of Companies has forged a partnership which ML Group Chairman Mr. Michel Lhuillier himself calls “strong” and “aim(ing) to become one of the best.”

    As a businessman, Lhuillier said his greatest accomplishments is being able to help many people by providing them jobs. And now, the ML Group is widening its business portfolio by venturing into other kinds of businesses that Mr. Lhuillier truly believes in. 

  • Chasing Greatness: Meet Tess Leono, the first Filipina to finish the world's toughest running challenge

    When Tess Leono was a mere 17 miles on her 135-mile (216 kilometers), 46-hour journey through the "World's toughest foot race”, she saw a shooting star.

  • Crosby presents 3rd expo

    by Robbie Pangilinan

    The Gemmalyn Crosby Sports Festival (GCSF) presents the third Philippine Fitness & Wellness Expo on September 3, at the SMX Convention Center, following the highly successful 2015 sports event attended by over 2,000 participants and guests.

  • David Harbour's Hellboy Body Transformation

    From nothingness, the universe was created. From a simple caterpillar, a butterfly emerges. A dorky teen grows up to be a fashion model, or a bodybuilder. And sometimes a star actor completely rebuilds his entire body for the big screen.The one constant in life is change, and in our Transformation of the Week series, AskMen is celebrating men who have turned their lives around through dedication, commitment and hard work. Is that you? Email us your story and pictures at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you could be featured next week!

  • Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

    by Robbie Pangilinan
    VANCOUVER - They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Such is true for fitness coach Abi Salas, except the gem she is referring to is not the precious stone, but her Diamond Zumba Fitness and Nutrition Club Canada.
  • Diaz opens weightlifting gym

    OLYMPIC silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz recently opened her weightlifting gym in Mampang, Zamboanga City as part of hear dream of helping kids learn the sport and turn their lives around.

    “Primary purpose ko po talaga is gusto ko pong tulungan mga bata sa amin na ma-realize ang dream nila sa weightlifting. Sa weightlifting, posibleng magbago ang buhay nila at baka maging kagaya nila ako o baka sila pa ang mag-uwi ng gold medal sa Olympics,” said Diaz, who ended a 20-year medal drought in the Olympics with her silver in weightlifting, achieved during the Rio games.

  • Discounts offered in PTT run

    Corporate and group discounts are being offered in the first-ever PTT Run for Clean Energy on July 16 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Grounds.

    Groups of six runners or more from running organizations or corporate firms will enjoy a P50 discount in all categories. This means the discounted rate for the categories are P450 for the 10k, P250 for the 5k and P170 for the 3k.

  • Empowerment is beautiful

    Women empowerment is a buzzword these days as National Women’s Month is celebrated every March as part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day.

    A woman is made more beautiful if she possesses a genuine-heart, knows who she is and what she wants, and keeps a positive outlook in life. This kind of woman must be honored and celebrated.

  • Fil-Canadian beauty is YSA’s newest face

    Miss Teenage Maple Ridge Shawna Warhurst is the newest beauty ambassador of YSA Skin and Body Experts. Warhurst, of Filipino-Spanish and English-Irish descent, was crowned the mentioned title at the 2016 Miss Teenage British Columbia pageant and will represent her city and province as a finalist in the Miss Teenage Canada 2016 on July 17 to 24.

  • Filipina in Vancouver Fashion Week

    Filipina Yang Bautista was invited by Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) to show her creations in a sold out event in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    The 28-year-old will be featured side-by-side with designers from Europe, North America and Asia like Gatsby London, Lidija of Toronto, 44511234 from China, Lara Ireland, and Nuska and Canela Hostal.

  • Fit like Mama

    By Robbie Pangilinan

    Celebrity fitness trainer Kat Garcia-Geronimo believes it could happen. The mother of two has made it happen to her own body and her client’s bodies. Fitness is possible and achievable.

    Geronimo, creator of the fitness program Body By Mama Kat, is the personal trainer of Miss World 2013 Megan Young, Ultimate Pop Superstar Sarah Geronimo, sexy actress Jessy Mendiola, Congressman Lucy Torres-Gomez, La Luna Sangre star Kathryn Bernardo, and TV host Bettina Carlos.

  • Fitbit Reimagines its Most Iconic Fitness Trackers, Unveils Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2

    Charge 2 adds advanced health and fitness features like “Relax” guided breathing and cardio fitness level (estimated VO2 Max); Swim-proof Flex 2 goes ultra-slim, with modern accessories to stay motivated in style.

  • Fitbit Releases New Immersive and Engaging ‘Adventures’ Challenges

    Motivational Experience Powered by Your Steps Encourages You to get More Daily Activity Through Virtual Exploration of World-Class Destinations, Including Famous Yosemite Hiking Trails and the TCS New York City Marathon.