Friday, December 9, 2016

Batangas Dive Pros Raise Funds for Environmental Education in Local Community, Improves Diving Industry Standards


Scuba diving in the Philippines is one of the major attractions that boosts the popularity of our country.  With the attention it gets from both the local and international scuba divers - including free divers, and technical divers, the communities where dive resorts are located bring with them a responsibility to preserve the marine ecosystem, and give education to the residents where they operate. 

Sunday, December 4, 2016

The 4th Anilao Underwater Photo Shootout Announces Top Awards, Boosts the Philippines as a Premiere Dive Destination


Dennis Corpuz impressed the judges with his portfolio, and is declared the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) Photographer of the Year.

International underwater photographers from at least 17 countries rolled in high waves at the recently concluded 4th Anilao Underwater Photo Shootout. 128 enthusiastic divers, a throng of distinguished panel of judges, and the who's who in underwater photography graced the occasion.  


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Fil-Am Brandon Vera defends ONE Heavyweight World Championship belt against Japanese MMA fighter Hideki Sekine on December 2



Press Release

The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship, held a press launch at the Vikings Mall of Asia on Tuesday, November 29.  MMA athletes in attendance included ONE Heavyweight World Champion, Brandon "The Truth" Vera, ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes, and world title challenger Reece "Lightning" McLaren, as well as Filipino fighters Danny Kingad and Eugene Toquero.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

The 2017 Mazda 2 Zooms in with Fuel Efficiency and Latest Features


Slipping into the driver's seat of the Mazda 2 Midnight Edition is like fitting your hand in a comfortable glove.  The Mazda 2 is a subcompact/hatchback, and one of the six 2017 SkyActiv Collection, with outstanding classic design and modern functions. 

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Honorio Banario Expects a Striking One Championship Performance on December 2



PRESS RELEASE. Manila, Philippines.

Baguio City’s veteran striker Honorio “The Rock” Banario (10-6) is ready to return to the ONE Championship cage next Friday, 2 December at ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION. The 27-year-old lightweight standout is scheduled to face Indian boxer Rajinder “Knockout” Singh Meena (8-2) in a three-round undercard bout.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Yoga Plus Express Legazpi opens in the heart of Makati

Spacious studio.

Peace. Light. Love.  These three powerful words make up what most people desire.  More than that, strength, flexibility and total well-being completes our inner goal as human beings.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Department of Tourism gears up for the 4th Anilao Underwater Photo Competition


Anilao, known for its rich marine life, is in fact popular in the world for its underwater macro photography.  This tiny spot detected in the planet's radar is a haven for international underwater photographers.  Now on its 4th year, the Anilao Underwater Photo Shootout is making more waves as expected. Be a part of this festival dubbed as "The Grand Prix of  Underwater Photo Competitions", happening on November 23 - 27, 2016. It is a five-day event of diving, adventure, and camaraderie.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Soiree Beaujolais 2016 in Manila goes to Versailles



Every third Thursday of November, a grand tradition is celebrated simultaneously around the world; the welcoming of a French wine harvest... the Beaujolais Nouveau.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Globe Pursues Protection of Taal Lake and Eco-System

Australian sailor Michael Storer, gives a lecture on safety before beginner students handle the sails.

A volcano within a lake. Only an hour's drive from Manila, visiting another part of the famed Taal Lake is a refreshing adventure.  The less popular route to Balete, Mataas na Kahoy in order to reach Pusod Taal Lake Conservation Center (Pusod TLCC), is truly a hidden journey to one of the best spots in the perimeter of the lake.  Directly opposite of hilly Tagaytay, this area has a commanding view of the sunset, and the greenery of its surrounding forest.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Globe and NBA Provide Enhanced NBA App for 2016-17 Season

Lucky winner Emmanuel Pilar, won the all-expense paid trip to the U.S. to watch an NBA game. (From L-R) Globe Director for Sports Content Martin David, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Dan Horan, winner Emmanuel Pilar, Vice President for Content Jil Go, and host Jinno Rufino


As the 2016-17 NBA season tips off, the NBA and Globe Telecom, the League’s official wireless and broadband services partner, provide an updated NBA app user experience for sports fans to watch the NBA live on their mobile devices.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort partners with SEA-VIP Institute, supports marine biodiversity conservation

DENR Secretary Gina Lopez, stresses the importance of protecting the Verde Island Passage.
Reputed to be Anilao's finest vacation place, Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort recently hosted "Cookout for the VIP", a fund-raising event for the benefit of Science Education and Advocacy for the Verde Island Passage (SEA-VIP) Institute.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Resorts World Manila Halloween Offering Brings Back the Brainy Cakes at Cafe Maxim's


Resorts World Manila (RWM) lets guests relive the zombie craze with the quirky and colorful Brainy Cakes at Cafe Maxim's.

The special Halloween dessert, with its vanilla sponge base, strawberry mousse, and dark and white chocolate is just the thing to complete the ultimate zombie costume. Brainy Cakes are available until November 2 only.

More treats and tricks await RWM members at the RWM Halloween Kids’ Fair on October 23, 2016 at The Plaza in Newport Mall. Eligible members can get a chance bring one child for an afternoon of magical thrills, tasty treats, goodie bags, mall-wide trick-or-treating, and a special appearance by the colorful characters from Dreamworks’ Trolls.

For more information contact Tourist/Visitor Hotline at (02) 908-8833 or visit www.rwmanila.com for more details.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Globe Launches Cartoon Network Watch & Play App


Johnny Bravo, Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory... these are just some of the cartoon TV shows that come to mind when we come across the name Cartoon Network.  This popular cable network started airing in 1992, bringing joy to the young and the young at heart.  Now that we are in the period of easy downloading of games and shows, a new app will transport us back to this era, making it available at the tips of our fingers.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Raul Lebajo Leads Art Exhibition for Aspiring Visual Artists

The ceremonial ribbon-cutting marks the opening of "An Exhibition of Visual Art", led by Raul Lebajo, with featured artists from left, Patricia Collantes, Nikulas, Artem Boutique founder Anton Echauz, Manu San Pedro and JJ Duque.

One of the country's pioneers of Environmental Surrealism, Master Artist Raul Lebajo, led a roster of young and promising artists at the opening of "An Exhibition of Fine Art" held on October 14, 2016 at The Palms Country Club in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

First iCreate Cafe Manila Opens in the Philippines


Entering a room full of LEGO brings a certain kind of excitement. LEGO has leveled up to another dimension by way of integrating the modern educational vision of First Educational Learning Trends Always (FELTA) and INTEL Education, with Microsoft as its platform. The latest recreational and educational cafe is aptly called iCreate Cafe Manila, which recently opened its doors to children and adults, using a refreshing concept in learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the fun way.