Thursday, May 6, 2021

FDCP’s Sine Kabataan Awards P100K Film Grants to 10 Finalists

Ten (10) young filmmakers have been selected as finalists in the 4th edition of the Sine Kabataan Short Film Competition and will each receive a PHP 100,000 grant as fund to use in the production of their respective short films. 

Organized by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and as an accompanying youth film competition with its banner Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), Sine Kabataan gives a platform to all aspiring young filmmakers aged 18 to 30 and provides an opportunity to expose their fresh talents. This serves to encourage the youth to develop their creativity and originality in storytelling, touching on important issues of today as perceived by the youth. 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Louie Sangalang survives Episode 5 despite passive team role in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition

LOUIE Sangalang's voice was hardly heard in Episode 5 of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition.

But his supposed passiveness for Team Valor in the business challenge shouldn't be looked at as a shortcoming on his part.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Brandon Vera, Sage Northcutt join The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition Candidates in Episode 5

ONE Championship's longest reigning titlist made his presence felt in episode 5 of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition as reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon "The Truth" Vera paid the candidates a visit as a guest athlete.

The Filipino-American champion is definitely a winner in every sense of the word, as evidenced by him being the division's first and only champion since the organization introduced the belt in December 2015.

Monday, April 12, 2021

57th Baeksang Arts Awards: Full List of Nominees

The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards (also known as the Paeksang Arts Awards) has just announced its nominees for the Television and Film categories on April 12.  The award is instituted by Ilgan Sports and JTBC Plus, affiliates of the JoongAng Ilbo.

Chang Key-young, the founder of Hankook Ilbo newspaper, introduced the award in 1965. It was presented using his pen name, 'Baeksang.' It is considered to be one of the prestigious awards in Korea.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Lara Alvarez to ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong: 'I'll meet you again’

LARA Pearl Alvarez' journey in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition has come to an end, with the 24-year-old accountant being the third candidate to be given the boot.

"I do see that you are beautiful inside with the real warrior spirit," said ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong. "But the business world is a dog-eat-dog world where only the strong survive."

Sunday, March 28, 2021

5 tips for taking care of Air Plants

Courtesy of: Two Peas in a Condo

Even before the pandemic started, many found delight in taking care of different plants. From flowering greens to succulents, vines, ferns, and trees, plants provide joy and calmness to their respective plantito or plantita.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Cinema Rehiyon 2021 (March 26-31, 2021)

Cinema, aims to promote films that tell stories rooted in the culture of the regions. Now on its 13th year, the festival has established its presence in the local and international scene. Various award-giving bodies and national film competitions, such as Cinemalaya, MMFF, and Cinema One Originals, have already opened their doors to regional voices. One hundred years after its conception, the landscape of Philippine cinema has evolved into a more inclusive platform for all stories around the country to be told. For years, films from the regions have provided a refreshing presence and a new blood to Philippine Cinema.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Arch. Kaydee Mariw Velasco is Young CEO of the Year, Asia Leaders Award 2020

The biggest and most talk of the town recognition event from the previous year even during pandemic is Asia Leaders Awards that was held at Inagiku, Makati Shangrila Hotel and attended by leaders who are making a difference even in this crisis we all are experiencing with an objective to acknowledge these leaders ans to be emulated that in spite of this Pandemic are still and able to reach out those in need even outside their community. 

Monday, March 1, 2021

Real Estate, a provident investment amidst the pandemic


Image courtesy of Pueblo de Oro

We are living in an extraordinary time. We are facing a global pandemic and a global economic downturn at the same time. We feel a lot of uncertainties about our current situation and our future. We want to secure our finances and most of us think that in this time of crisis, investing might not be a wise move. But do you know that this is the time we need more emergency funds because our health is the one at risk due to an invisible enemy? And to have more emergency funds, we need to save more and invest more for our future. 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Inspired by Manny Pacquiao, Jackie Buntan excited to represent filipino roots in ONE Championship

Heading into her much-anticipated ONE Championship debut, 23-year-old Filipino-American Muay Thai fighter Jackie Buntan is excited to represent her Filipino roots on the biggest global stage of martial arts competition, and perhaps follow in the footsteps of a Pinoy sports legend.