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  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • GENOMICS BOOSTS NEWBORN SCREENING IN THE PHILIPPINES

    By Robbie Pangilinan

    Newborn screening (NBS) in the Philippines started in June 1996 and was integrated into the public health delivery system with the enactment of the Newborn Screening Act of 2004. Currently, NBS in the country only screens for five conditions, saving 45,283 patients from 1996 to 2010.

  • GlutaMAX Men endorser Bahadoran to be feted in PSA Awards 2017

    GlutaMAX Men endorser Misagh Bahadoran, Miguel Tabuena, and Jeordan Dominguez are among the top athletes to be recognized by the Philippine Sportswriters Association during its Annual Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel on Feb. 13 at the Le Pavillon in Pasay City.

  • GlutaMAX Men partners with the country;s premiere basketball league, the Philippine Basketball Association.

    GlutaMAX Men, the complete line of premium and advanced skin lightening products from Healthwell Nutraceuticals (an affiliate of YSA Skin Care Corporation), partners with the country;s premiere basketball league, the Philippine Basketball Association.

  • Glutamaxmen ambassador is Mr. football 2016

    “Dream come true,” said 25-year-old Philippine Azkals dependable player Misagh Bahadoran of his Mr. Football 2016 award from the Philippine Sportswriters Association in its Annual Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel on February 13 at Le Pavillon, Pasay City.

  • Kiko Matos is a user

    By Robbie Pangilinan

    “I am a user,” controversial actor-turned-Mixed Martial Artist Kiko Matos admitted to a report in an interview, as the main reason why he manages to shoot for indie films 24 hours, hit the gym, and play MMA.

    It is a secret that Matos will gladly reveal.

  • Korean hopes to turn Pinoys on to solar

    Ralph Kim, a Korean, saw the energy problems of the Philippines firsthand when he came here in 2013. He has since felt a burden to help.

    Kim was baffled: the Philippines had abundant sunlight, but suffered from a shortage of electricity and saw the continuously rising cost of power owing to the demand of its growing population. Electricity in the Philippines comes from power plants using oil, coal, natural gas, and hydropower, among others.

  • 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).

  • NBA’s Matthew Dellavedova at The SM Store in Mall Of Asia

    Milwaukee Bucks’ Matthew Dellavedova, popularly known as Delly, recently stopped by The SM Store at the SM Mall of Asia to meet and greet fans. 

    The visit was part of the launch and promotion of the Australian Olympian and NBA star’s signature basketball shoes from Peak, the Delly1, in the Philippines. 

  • 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.

  • New Blood Championships: A Tournament Designed To Find the Next Elite Generation of DOTA 2 Players

    MANILA, Philippines – The New Blood Championship is an upcoming DOTA 2 (Defence of the Ancients) tournament that will launch in 2017. A total prize pool of USD 40,000.00 and main event slots to the second season of Galaxy Battles will serve as the ultimate prize for winners of this tournament.