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U.P. GAWAD PLARIDEL 2012 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

U.P. GAWAD PLARIDEL 2012 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The U.P. College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is now accepting nominations for the U.P. Gawad Plaridel which recognizes Filipino media practitioners who have excelled in any of the media (print, radio, film, television, and new media) and have performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service. For 2012, [...]

UPAA calls on 2012 UP Jubilarians

UPAA calls on 2012 UP Jubilarians

Alumni of the University of the Philippines Classes of ’52 (Diamond), ’62 (Golden), ’72 (Ruby) and ’87 (Silver) are invited to attend the meetings of 2012 Jubilarians at Luciano E. Salazar Hall, Ang Bahay ng Alumni (back of U.P. Theater), U.P. Diliman Campus at 2:00 p.m. on February 15, March 8, and March 28. These [...]

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 [...]

Celebration of the Holy Eucharist to mark 5th enshrinement anniversary of the relic of the Holy Cross

Celebration of the Holy Eucharist to mark 5th enshrinement anniversary of the relic of the Holy Cross

The Servants of the Risen Christ Monastic Community enjoins all pilgrims to attend the celebration of the Holy Eucharist on the occasion of the fifth enshrinement anniversary of the relic of the Holy Cross on January 30, 2012, Monday 9:00 a.m. at Monasterio de Tarlac Plaza, Mount of Resurrection, Eco-Park, San Jose Tarlac. Most Rev. [...]

Asiana Airlines achieves Golden Grand Slam in air travel

Asiana Airlines achieves Golden Grand Slam in air travel

Asiana Airlines (OZ) has won the 2011 Airline of the Year award from Global Traveler magazine, achieving a golden grand slam in air travel. The Korean national carrier is the world’s first airline to be distinguished as airline of the year by three different awards bodies in three consecutive years. It won the 2009 Airline [...]

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 [...]

Miss Angola crowned Miss Universe

Miss Angola crowned Miss Universe

In Sao Paolo, Brazil, Miss Angola Leila Lopes brings honor to her country as she was crowned Miss Universe, becoming the first ever Angolan Miss Universe. The first runner-up was 23-year-old Olesia Stefanko of Ukraine, the second runner-up was Priscila Machado of Brazil, third runner-up was Shamcey Supsup of Philippines and fourth was awarded to [...]

Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)

Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)

Would you be able to defend yourself and your loved ones if someone were to physically attack you? It’s a question most of us don’t want to consider, but violence is, unfortunately, a fact of life. Thankfully, regardless of strength, size, or previous training, anyone can learn several effective self-defense techniques. Here’s how to prepare [...]