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Art auction to benefit “A Special Place”

Art auction to benefit “A Special Place”

The Association for Adults with Autism, Philippines (AAAP) will host an art auction to benefit A Special Place, the first residential community in the country for adults with autism on February 20, 2012, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Reading Room of Filipinas Heritage Library in Makati City. A selection of paintings by adults [...]

Best local governance programs get Galing Pook

Best local governance programs get Galing Pook

Malacañan Palace, January 30, 2012 — Galing Pook Foundation has announced the winners of its national search for the ten best local governance programs. LGUs are recognized by the awards body for innovative programs that have gained measurable positive results, empowered its people, and enhanced service delivery. This year’s winners are Albay; an Inter-local Health [...]

Donate through UNICEF Philippines and help children and families in Mindanao affected by Sendong

Donate through UNICEF Philippines and help children and families in Mindanao affected by Sendong

Lack of safe water and sanitation are the main priorities for those responding to the emergency in Mindanao. UNICEF is co-leading the water and sanitation response with the government, UN and NGOs to respond to the needs of children and families affected by tropical storm Sendong. The flooding has affected more than 63,000 families or [...]

UNICEF to launch Auction for Action: The Manny Baldemor Sabrosa Series

UNICEF to launch Auction for Action: The Manny Baldemor Sabrosa Series

UNICEF Philippines and eBay Philippines launches its second online fundraising campaign through UNICEF Auction for Action: The Manny Baldemor Sabrosa Series from December 5 to 11, 2011 on www.ebay.ph/unicef. As one of the featured artists in the first UNICEF Auction for Action last May, UNICEF visual artist Manny Baldemor once again shares his generous talent [...]

Jollibee owns Burger King

Jollibee owns Burger King

Ever tasted a Whopper Champ? Instead of a flame grilled quater pound beef patty, you get one-third pound meet inside a sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, ketchup and the underated mustard sauce. Now I’m hungry. I don’t know if that’s possible, but Jollibee, a Philippine-based fast-food restaurant chain, just signed a beefy 65.5 million pesos [...]

World’s first Playstation-certified Android smartphone officially arrives in PH -The Xperia PLAY!

World’s first Playstation-certified Android smartphone officially arrives in PH -The Xperia PLAY!

The much-awaited Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY rolls out nationwide on Friday, September 30 with a one-day store promo. Reservations are being accepted at Sony Ericsson Concept Shops and at the Sony Ericsson Philippines Facebook community (www.facebook.com/sonyericssonph), where buyers can indicate their names and the shops closest to them. The Xperia™ PLAY launches in Sony Ericsson [...]

Pat Robertson approves divorce for Alzheimer reasons

Pat Robertson approves divorce for Alzheimer reasons

The television evangelist and The 700 Club host is facing a different giant this time. Surprisingly, it’s not the politicians he’s ticked, it’s the Christian leaders instead who are rebuking the media mogul. Robertson turned a lot of Christian viewers head when he said on Tuesday’s 700 Club program: I hate Alzheimer’s. It’s one of [...]

Shamcey Supsup’s loved one loves God too

Shamcey Supsup’s loved one loves God too

When Miss Universe third-runner-up answered Vivica Fox’s question, an admirer could have hoped the beauty queen is still single and available. It is a fact that Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup is amazingly gorgeous, subjectively speaking or not, she is. Standing at 5 ft and 7 in, she is not only dashing on the outside but [...]