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PLDT HOME Fibr Brings the World no. 1 Tennis Legend Serena Williams

MANILA, November 26, 2015 – The country’s most powerful broadband PLDT HOME Fibr is set to bring in the world’s top tennis players for season two of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) once again.
Commencing on December 2 in Kobe, Japan, the IPTL’s three-day Manila-leg will be played from December 6-8 at the Mall of Asia Arena as part of a five-nation tour. Scheduled stops at New Delhi, Dubai, and Singapore will follow.
Headlining this year’s crop of tennis superstars for the newly-branded Philippine Mavericks team is none other than the current number one Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) pro, Serena Williams.
Known as ‘Meka’ and ‘Momma Smash’, Williams has won the most major singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles combined for active players, male or female. Her assault on the four major tennis competitions, also known as the Grand Slam—the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, played in that order—has elevated Williams to such lofty status that w…

Get Ready for A Very Special Run Called 'SpeEd unLIMITed'

When a parent is gifted a child with special needs, one of the greatest challenges is learning how to make him or her grow with whatever ability is given.  Facing the challenges of everyday life becomes a marathon that seems to never have a finish line. Yet, parents of children with special needs will always find ways to make their children experience the best of life – including sports.
A sport gives children with special needs the boost of confidence to be at their best.  Running to finish a race becomes a goal so precious. With these children, winning does not mean being the first to get the medal.  Winning simply means being your best to achieve the goal.
his year, The Child’s World Family and Friends, invites everyone to support Speed Unlimited, a race for children with special needs.  Organized with Pinoy Aspiring Runners (PAR), it will be held on January 31, 2016 at the CCP Complex.  Each child participant with a special need is allowed an additional race bib and free registra…

Experience a Glamorous Camping with Lifestyle this Long Weekend

Head to the great outdoors this long weekend by going on a glamourous camping (glamping) trip with friends or family with Lifestyle in Nurture Wellness Village, Tagaytay on November 28-30.Before December rolls in, enjoy three days of ultimate pampering via “Glamping by Lifestyle: Pitch 2” and get ready to live the luxe-camper life with butler service, sumptuous and healthy full-board buffet meals, yoga sessions, mandala workshops, massage spa treatments, and acoustic sessions.This is the second glamping event of Lifestyle this year. Last April, it successfully had the first beach glamping event in the country in Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales during the Summer Siren Festival.Book your long weekend viaflowretreats.blogspot.com and have a glam and green holiday with “Glamping by Lifestyle: Pitch 2.” Few slots are remaining.“Glamping by Lifestyle: Pitch 2” is a project of Lifestyle, the premiere cable channel and must-go lifestyle hub of modern and young Filipinos in partnership with Flo…

World Vision Christmas Campaign: Share Joy, Give a Noche Buena!

Our fondest and earliest memories of Christmas -- aside from the usual ornaments like the Christmas tree, parol, and the anticipation of gifts from Santa, will always be the feast on the table that family members enjoy together on that special eve.  Noche Buena always brings us back to good memories shared with family and loved ones. Truly, no Pinoy Christmas celebration is ever complete without it!
The picture of a beautiful Christmas is to have every family member gathered around the table for a hearty Christmas dinner. Sadly, though, many families are not privileged to enjoy this once-a-year treat. 


World Vision invites you to share the joy of Christmas to our less fortunate brothers and sisters once again by giving them a gift of a Noche Buena pack. For only PHP PHP 1,000 you are already providing a bountiful Noche Buena meal for two families -- which consists of ingredients for a Spaghetti meal, fruit salad, and an assortment of Christmas goodies.
"For the past 10 years, the

The List of 2016 Philippine Holidays

As we're about to conclude the year 2015, the government already released the list of the Philippine Holidays 2016.
Check out the said holidays below and plan your Vacation Leaves ahead:


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#NowPH: A One Million Filipino Youth Voices for Climate Action Campaign

Since the Philippines is now one of the most vulnerable countries to climate and disaster risks as it ranked third most vulnerable country to extreme weather events in 2013 when Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) wrought havoc in the Visayas region, Filipino youth joined hands in building an advocacy to combat this climate change. The campaign is dubbed as "Not on Our Watch (NOW)" or simply #NowPH. Spearheaded by the Climate Change Commission and the National Youth Commission, this campaign will empower young people to help raise public consciousness on the science of climate change and on ways to lead a climate-resilient and climate-smart lifestyle by promoting the "15 Ways to LEDS" (15 Ways to Low Emission Development Strategies) in schools and communities.
During the GMA-7's "PaGMAmahalan" Bloggers'Conference yesterday afternoon, November 17, 2015 in Moms & Tina's Cafe, Kapuso hunk actor Dingdong Dantes together with the two members of the commi…

Get Ready for a Basketball with the Stars!

The Lifestyle Portal in partnership with X-Factor Production once more bring the much anticipated celebrity basketball, the Basketball with the Stars!
This is a basketball competition wherein the varsity players pitted against the hottest actors of the country. Last 2012, we already brought to you the same celebrity basketball with Gerald Anderson and Derek Ramsey as the top players in Makati Sports Club and they compete with the Makati University players.
This year, this basketball competition will be more exciting as the leading men will play against the varsity players of De La Salle University Dasmariñas Patriots.
Get ready to play and cheer with your favorite actors like Aaron Villaflor, Jon Hall, Eruption Tai, Marco Gumabao, and JC De Vera. And of course the last 2012's players namely Matt Evans, Luis Alandy, Sarasola, Japoy Lizardo, Young JV, and Marco Alcaraz rejoin the game.
This event will be on December 6, 2015, 3:00pm at the DLSHSI Animo Center.
Ticket prices are Php 5…

US Best Doctor Cites RP in Early Stages of Obesity

Dr. David Heber, a 13-time recipient of the title Best Doctor in America, had admonished Filipinos citing that the Philippines is in the early stage of the global nutrition transition with 29% of its population now classified as “obese and overweight.”
Heber, who was also named by international news agency Reuters as one of the Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014, had explained that the global nutrition transition refers to a state wherein a country experiences both the prevalence of obesity and malnutrition.  
“America is the world champion of obesity. In China, however, 10% of its 120 million people has Type 2 diabetes. About 500 million are of them are believed to have prediabetic metabolic syndrome…The absolute epicenter (in Asia) of obesity is China and India. But I would say that Korea, Japan, and the Philippines are just in the neighbourhood of this tremendous thing,” Heber revealed.
The Founding Director of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Huma…

The Music Run™ by Philam Life Turns a Huge Hit as It Draws Crowd Close to 10,000

One of the world’s fastest growing Fun Runwith close to 10,000 in attendance, The Music Run™by Philam Lifefilled the Philippine Arena in Santa Maria, Bulacan today with both great music and enthusiastic runners.
Runners and music enthusiasts of all ages from all over the country flocked to the Music Village in the iconic stadium to be a part of the country’s biggest and boldest run of the year.


The Music Run™ by Philam Life started off with a pre-party featuring a live performance by popular Rock band SpongeCola (presented by Globe Telecom), followed by a warm-up session led by Official Fitness Partner Gold’s Gym to limber up Music Runners™ in the lead up to the flag off.
At 4PM, Chief Executive Officer of Presenting Sponsor Philam Life, J. Axel Bromley signaled the first wave of runners to hit the pavements, sending an energetic crowd of Music Runners™ on their way through the five-kilometer soundscape. 
The run took its Music Runners™ through an exciting odyssey of sound with five …

SM's Biggest Christmas Celebration Gives Life to our Favorite Cartoons

Kids and kids-at-heart are expected to enjoy an enchanting Christmas at all SM malls nationwidestarting this weekend, November 6 to 8, with well-loved cartoon and toy characters joining the launch revelries of SM’s Grand Christmas celebration. Festivities start at SM North EDSA on Friday, November 6, whereall-time favorite Disney characters will bepresentduring the launch of “A Season of Magic”. To make the event more meaningful, children from a selected beneficiarywill be given a chance to personally meet Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, and have a first peek at the main attraction –  the Disney Village. A medley of favorite Disney songs will be performed by the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mandaluyong Children’s Choir.Throughout the weekend, the fun continues with other malls all over the country simultaneously launching their own Christmas centerpieces featuringvarious animatedcharacters and Christmas themes. These include Disney’s Frozen, Barbie, Cartoon Ne…

Metro Magazine Features Rising Female Designers in Upcoming Fashion Show

Metro magazineis all set to showcase on November 14 (Saturday) the stunning collections of six female Pinoy designers who are making a mark in the Philippine fashion industry for the much-awaited Metrowear Luxe.Dubbed as the rising young female trailblazers in Philippine fashion, the distinct design aesthetics of Maureen Disini, Rosanna Ocampo, Vania Romoff, Charina Sarte, and Sassa Jimenez will be presented in the Metrowear Luxe runway, while Rosenthal Tee is set to open the fashion show with her modern minimalist aesthetic designs.Metro editor-in-chief Sarah Meier is beyond excited and all praises for this year’s roster of young all-female designers for Metrowear Luxe saying, “These ladies are incredibly strong and diverse with a distinct design aesthetic, each a touch different from the other, but all 100% woman.”Sarah also said that the lineup Metro prepared this year is promising. “Metrowear Luxe will be an exciting and invigorating fashion presentation, with quality design and e…

#CherryChristmas promo for OFWs

Connecting families and helping bridge distances since 2009, Cherry Mobile has always put to heart the needs of the Filipino, especially OFWs. This season, through the #CherryChristmaspromo, Cherry Mobile rewards the hard work and sacrifices of our unsung heroes – the OFWs.This season can be the loneliest for OFWs spending the holidays away from their loved ones. That’s why Cherry Mobile wants to fulfill the deepest wishes of OFWs and reunite them with their loved ones for a truly #CherryChristmas!The #CherryChristmas promo invites participants to share how their loved ones make their Christmas a merry one through a short video. Tell us your story and we’ll bring them home to you!Deadline of submission of entries is on November 14, 2015.There’s a few more days left so check out the mechanics on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/cherrymobile/?sk=app_208195102528120or visit their website at http://www.cherrymobile.com.ph/cherry-christmas-ofw-campaignHave a Cherry Christmas! (The Lifesty…

Cherry Mobile Brings Filipinos to their OFW Loved Ones via #CherryChrismas Promo

Christmas is the season of love and thanksgiving. And it is also a time most cherished by Filipinos, because more than the Noche Buena and the gift giving, we relish the precious moments spent with family and loved ones. 
Christmas, however,isalso bittersweet, especially for our hardworking OFWs. 
While they brim with pride, sending their families Balikbayan boxes full of gifts and goodies, they are unable to see firsthand the joy and smiles that they bring. Many OFWs would prefer to be with their loved ones this holiday, however, distance and circumstance prohibit them. 
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