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SVD to present ‘7 Last Words’ on ABS-CBN

The Society of the Divine Word (Societas Verbi Divini or SVD) Philippine Central Province will present the “Seven Last Words” on Good Friday at the Shrine of Jesus, the Divine Word in Christ the King Mission Seminary compound on E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue, New Manila, Quezon City.   The program produced by the Mission Communications [...]

PH to impart ‘Yolanda’ lessons

The Philippines will share its experience and the lessons learned from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” across the Visayas when it hosts an international conference on disaster response in September.   Ambassador Cecilia Rebong, the Philippines’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, told conveners of the Disaster Response Dialogue (DRD) that the Philippines “is [...]

‘Wash your hands!’ reminds the Safeguard germ alarm

Only 5 percent scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet. This jarring statistic was revealed in an article by NewsMax Health. The reason this is alarming is because high-touch areas of public restrooms can contain more than 1,000 colony-forming units per milliliter of infection-causing bacteria.   The Centers for Disease [...]

‘Magkabilaan’ anniversary concert set on April 25-26

  The Lahing Kayumanggi Dance Company in partnership with the Philippine Baranggay Folk Dance Troupe and PETA Theater Center proudly presents “Magkabilaan”—the 20th anniversary concert to pay homage to the late Dr. Paz-Cielo A. Belmonte, founder & artistic director of the Philippine Baranggay Folk Dance Troupe (PBFDT).   “Magkabilaan” shall celebrate Lahing Kayumanggi’s and Philippine [...]

Berta Rojas live in Manila on May 15

Berta Rojas, a star in the international guitar community, will hold concerts in Manila and Cebu on May 15 and May 17 respectively.   Ms. Rojas is tourism ambassador of her native Paraguay, where she happens to be the most popular musician. It is her profile that greets visitors just coming out of the international [...]

Spanish firm Naturhouse opens at SM North Edsa, plans expansion in PH

  Spanish dietetics specialist Naturhouse is looking to further expand its presence in Asia, with its first shop inaugurated on April 6 this year at the lower ground floor of the main mall of SM City North Edsa.   Naturhouse has expressed bullishness on the Philippine market citing that Filipinos are now ready for the [...]

Take Mega C vitamins to fight stress

A new vitamin supplement called Mega C aims to help maintain a healthy body and fight stress. Mega C is also meant to boost the immune system to help fight cancer and avoid nose bleed. The vitamin is proved to help in providing better digestion. One is provided to stay clear from gum problems. It [...]

‘Games People Play’ limited run in Ateneo

  “Games People Play”, the Carlos Palanca Award-winning play by much-revered and awarded young playwright Glenn Sevilla Mas returns onstage for a limited run this month at the Ateneo de Manila University.   The play features theater actors Abner Delina, Thea Yrastorza and Kalil Almonte. Ed Lacson Jr., who also does the production design, directs [...]

Transmission firm explains tax status

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), a privately owned transmission company with a 25-year concession and 50-year franchise to operate the country’s power grid, has clarified that while it is exempt from paying income tax as provided for by law, it pays franchise taxes to the government.   The grid operator made the [...]

PPO ends its 31st season concert with symphonic music popularized by films

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra closes its season with an interesting program at the movies on April 11, 8pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) under the baton of Maestro Olivier Ochanine.   The program features some popular classics from the film music repertoire, including scores written for films and [...]

Bataan Freedom Run MOA signing

BATAAN, Philippines – Organizers and sponsors of the first ever Bataan Freedom Run signed the Memorandum of Agreement today as a sign of their unified involvement in the marathon event.   Signing the MoA will be Bataan Governor Albert Garcia, Balanga City Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia, Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) North Luzon Area Head Asst. [...]

Int’l, Filipino artists hold exhibit to support Haiyan relief efforts

On April 6, 2014, a consortium of international and Filipino artists will open the “Haiyan International Fundraising Art Exhibition 2014”. This exhibition, which features art works from more than 40 international artists and 17 Filipino artists, showcases the support from the art community from around the world for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Super Typhoon [...]

Randy Santiago in nationwide concert tour this summer

A fun and memorable summer awaits casino goers and patrons this April as Casino Filipino presents fun-filled entertainment shows.   Among Casino Filipino’s must-see performances for April include Randy Santiago’s nationwide concert tour which kicks off on April 5, 2014 at Casino Filipino (CF) Pavilion. Entrance to his concert series is free on a first-come, [...]


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