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.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A brief history of Swedish Snus

In the early 18th century, a moist powder smokeless product called snus was discovered in Sweden. It originated from a variant of dry snuff and is consumed by placing inside the lip, in between the lip and gums for extended periods. It does not typically result in the need for spitting, which is why most people enjoyed it. Although used similarly to American dipping tobacco, snus is steam-pasteurized and not fermented.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

ONE: FISTS OF FURY a must-watch event according to Team Lakay star Lito Adiwang


ONE Championship returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with ONE: FISTS OF FURY, live this Friday night, 26 February. It’s an action-packed card featuring some of the best strikers in the world, and the professional debut of a teenage martial arts prodigy ready to partake in the family trade.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Alternative to Cigarette Smoking

Swe snus

Photo courtesy of Harrys Phuket

Cigarette smoking nowadays is not only prevalent among adolescents but among teenage boys, too. For the older ones, smoking is their way of releasing tension or stress. For the younger generation, it started out of curiosity or peer pressure which later on become a habit. Teens also use this to escape from the problems they are facing in the family, school, personal life, or in the society. To help these people stop smoking or lessen the activity, different companies in Sweden offer alternative called snus.