Huwebes, Disyembre 14, 2017


“Christmas is a special occasion in the Philippines, but it’s also one of the busiest and most hectic times of the year, especially in Metro Manila. At Shopee, we offer both savings and convenience for Filipinos when it comes to completing their festive shopping online, so that they can spend more time with their families and friends.” ~Terence Pang, Chief Operating Officer of Shopee
Ceremonial launch of Shopee Christmas Sale (From L-R) Andi Eigenmann, Shopee Brand Ambassador; Terence Pang, Shopee COO; Agatha Soh, Shopee Regional Marketing Head

Philippines will always be the most festive and fun you will ever see int he world who celebrates Christmas and to add up the longest country who do celebrate the season. Together with Shopee with the them Paskong Pilipino we get to wear our traditional Filipiniana outfit last Novemebr 29, 2017 at Shangri-la The Fort.

Lots of Games and Raffle prizes was given away durign the event and one of the highlights is shown int he video with co-bloggers getting a bit drunk while dancing (don't worry no one gets drunk during the game hehehe).

This Christmas, Filipinos can check off their Christmas shopping lists from the comfort of their homes with Shopee’s free delivery and cash on delivery options. 

To add to the festive cheer, from 11 November to 25 December, the Shopee Super Christmas Sale will be featuring huge discounts across popular gift categories including Health & Beauty, Home & Living, and Mobile & Gadgets. 

On December 11 and 12, shoppers can also look forward to non-stop exciting promotions, including P12 deals, discounts up to 90% off, giveaways, flash deals and many more. Participating brands include Cosmetique Asia, Unilever, Timeless Manila, Coca-Cola, Polaroid, Imarflex, Indoplas and Infinix.

To start your Christmas shopping, visit Shopee is available for free download on Google Play and App Store.

There is no better way to get your Christmas shopping done than on Shopee. 

About Shopee
Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. It is a platform tailored for the region, providing customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience through strong payment and logistical support.

Shopee aims to continually enhance its platform and become the region’s e-commerce destination of choice. Shopee has a wide selection of product categories ranging from consumer electronics to home & living, health & beauty, baby & toys, fashion and fitness equipment.

Shopee, a Sea company, was first launched in Singapore in 2015, and has since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Sea is a leader in digital entertainment, e-commerce and digital financial services across Greater Southeast Asia. Sea's mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology, and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol SE.

The Sacred Riana Crowned Winner of Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 on AXN

“The viewer response to Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 has been truly overwhelming on both pay-TV and social platforms and we are thrilled to produce such a well-loved series for AXN audiences across the region. I extend my warmest congratulations to The Sacred Riana and to all the other grand finalists who made it so far. Asia’s Got Talent is the world’s biggest talent show and we hope that the series inspires the next generation of Asia’s stars to pursue their dreams. Our esteemed judges, David, Anggun and Jay, have been integral to the Asia’s Got Talent experience this season. Their quick wit, immense style, humor and insightful advice helped secure Asia’s Got Talent as the number one series on pay TV every Thursday night. ~Virginia Lim, Senior Vice President and Head of Content, Production and Marketing, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia
The Sacred Riana Winner Asias Got Talent Season 2

Marie Antoinette Riana Graharani or better known as The Sacred Riana, spooked Asia and an illusionist of very few words and does not break character even off-stage, appeared to single out and petrify judge Anggun in each of her acts. After 10 riveting weeks and hundreds of acts from 15 countries, Asia has voted ‘possessed’ Indonesian illusionist The Sacred Riana as the winner of Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 on AXN. 
The Sacred Riana Winner with Asia's Got Talent judges
David Foster, Anggun, Jay Park

She become the most anticipated act of the season. In the grand final, The Sacred Riana made a star tattoo suddenly appear on the superstar’s hand, before disappearing into a small box and re-emerging seconds later behind a shocked Anggun. Her spooky persona and terrifying magic tricks during the judges’ auditions, semi-finals and grand final episodes collectively achieved over 70 million views on Facebook and YouTube, making her a global sensation. 

The Sacred Riana faced serious competition in last week’s grand final show, and was up against the season’s most dynamic and popular acts including:
Runner-up DM-X Comvalenos from the Philippines

Mongolian digital dance/artist Canion Shijirbat

Malaysia-based illusionist Sobhi Shaker
Indonesian harpist and singer Angela July
ADEM Dance Crew from Kyrgyzstan
Ukulele child prodigy Feng E from Taiwan
Beatboxer Neil Rey Gracia Llanes and Urban Crew both from the Philippines

The hit-rated season of Asia’s Got Talent culminated with powerhouse judges, David Foster, Anggun and Jay Park taking over the stage with individual performances. David delighted the audience on piano with his world-famous piece, “Love Theme from St. Elmo’s Fire”; Anggun dazzled with her new single “What We Remember” from her latest album ‘8’; and Jay Park performed the world premiere of his new single “Forget About Tomorrow” with Yultron, backed by eight Korean hip-hop dancers.

Asia’s Got Talent is the 67th adaptation of the Guinness-World-Record-breaking hit “Got Talent” format, which was created by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and is co-produced by FremantleMedia. The “Got Talent” format is officially the most successful reality TV format in history and currently airs in 186 countries.

Asia’s Got Talent is supported by presenting sponsor Traveloka, the leading travel booking app for all flight and hotel needs; sponsoring partner Great Eastern Life, the market leader in the conventional life insurance business and the largest life insurer in Malaysia by asset size; GoDaddy, the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures and 100Plus, the number one isotonic drink. 

In the Philippines, Asia’s Got Talent is brought to you by Cherifer, Tangkad Sagad, KFC Delivery and Vivo Smart Phone. Marina Bay Sands, Asia’s leading business, leisure and entertainment destination, is the official venue partner of Asia’s Got Talent.

To know more about Asia's Got Talent follow this link

AXN is available on Cablelink Channel 38, Cignal Channel 121, Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Satellite TV Channel 20, G Sat Channel 51, and SKYCable Channel 49. AXN HD is available on SKYCable Channel 247.

Ultimately, it was The Sacred Riana who rallied the most votes to take home the grand prize of US$100,000, courtesy of presenting sponsor, Traveloka.  

About AXN
AXN is Asia’s leading general entertainment channel, featuring exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, reality programs and groundbreaking original productions. The channel appeals to a discerning audience seeking content that is smart, intriguing and unexpected, all delivered close to US telecasts. From The Blacklist and MacGyver to Asia’s Got Talent and The Amazing Race Asia, AXN is defined not by a genre, but by an attitude that truly redefines action.

Launched first in Asia in 1997, AXN is a global channel brand with a presence in Latin America, Africa and Europe. In Asia, the channel is enjoyed in 126 million households across 19 territories and is available in both SD and HD.
AXN Asia is wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and managed by Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, which also operates leading channels including Animax, Sony Channel, ONE and GEM.

Lunes, Disyembre 11, 2017


"This particular production is by far the largest Disney On Ice show we currently have touring bringing together everyone's favorite Disney characters from Snow White, Donald Duck, Mickey ouse and Minnie Mouse to Elsa and Anna. Our vision is for audiences everywhere to dance and sing along to their favorite Disney songs, so we've included 30 tunes that they know and love." ~Nicole Feld, Producer

Ultimate Disney Stories Experience features more than 50 Disney Characters will come to life at the Mall of Asia Arena, it's like watching different Disney movies in one and I am excited to see them all sing and dance. My nephews will also be very to happy to see the special appearance by the Stars of Disney's  Zootopia characters in an exclusive show.
"This is a show, more than any other, that is truly for everybody. When I sit with the audience, I see those that are grandparents, like I am, enjoying a lot of the classic Disney stories, while young kids and young parents really respond to Frozen and all the latest Disney stories and animation." ~Kenneth Feld, Producer

Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the celebration of the century at Disney On Ice celebrates Everyone's Story. Produced by Feld Entertainment, a sing-along score of melodious masterpieces, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes and intricate sets.

Guest will also enjoy a special appearance by royal sisters Anna and Elsa from the number-one animated feature film of all time, Disney's Frozen. Enter the kingdom of Arendelle and journey up the North Mountain with hilarious snowman Olaf and rugged mountain-man Kristoff as they help the sisters discover that true love conquers all.

The collection of Disney melodies includes family favorites like:

  • Hakuna Matata
  • You've Got a Friend in Me
  • Let it Go
  • Turtle Rock
  • At Last I see the light
  • A whole new world

A captivating show with a cavalcade of Disney characters, the father-daughter producing duo of Kenneth Feld and Nicole Feld called on the best and brightest in the business. With Director Patty Vincent leading the way and creative team of choreography and designers, Disney On Ice celebrates Everyone's Story is sure to be a timeless favorite among all Disney fans.

Christmas comes early at the Mall of Asia Arena as tickets are now available for as low as Php 190.00. With official sponsor PLDT Home Fibr and associate sponsor Metrobank Card, Disney on Ice invites you to celebrate Everyone's Story this December 25, 2017 to January 3, 2018 with a winterful experience you and your family will never forget.

Disney on Ice celebrates Everyone's Story is on sale today at or in SM Cinema ticket booths nationwide. Watch your favorite Christmas story on ice unfold at @MOAArena on Instagram and Facebook. Now that's a celebration every Disney fans should watch out for.

Linggo, Disyembre 3, 2017

HORTIKULTURA a celebration of Plants and Arts Festival

Horticulture is the science and art of growing (plants) – fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture. In contrast to agriculture, horticulture does not include large-scale crop production or animal husbandry.

I Love Plants no matter what the shape and color it is... if only i had my own huge garden i would love to grow different plants, flowers and event vegetables if could. 

Nowadays living int he metro with all the hustle and bustle of pollution and noise i came to realize while i take a glance of all the beautiful indigenous & hybrid plants how do they manage to breathe a clean air because i do believe they also have lives and needs a clean air to breathe as well as water and sunshine to keep them alive. And then seeing all of those masterpieces made me think still that what a wonderful world we live in having those little work of art in a form of plants...

How rare do we find plants that are rare and can only be found in a certain area such as one of which is Waling-waling that is proudly found only in the Philippines and no where in the world.

What is a Horticulturists
  • Horticulturists apply their knowledge, skills, and technologies used to grow intensively produced plants for human food and non-food uses and for personal or social needs. Their work involves plant propagation and cultivation with the aim of improving plant growth, yields, quality, nutritional value, and resistance to insects, diseases, and environmental stresses. They work as gardeners, growers, therapists, designers, and technical advisors in the food and non-food sectors of horticulture. Horticulture even refers to the growing of plants in a field or garden.

The Philippines has several active horticulture societies that hold regular plant shows throughout the year. To mention a few these includes:
  • The Philippine Orchid Society
  • Philippine Horticultural Society
  • Philippine Bonsai Society
  • Los BaƱos Orchid Society

Philippine Horticultural Society, Inc. is one of the most known among who documents societies’ events and winners. And speaking of events Philippine Horticultural Society, Inc. will be having an event entitles "HortiKultura Filipina 2018" on February 2 - February 11, 2018 at The Gardens of Quezon Memorial Circle & QCX Museum , Quezon City. 

It's a PLANTS & ARTS FESTIVAL and the event showcases our Philippine Endemic, Indigenous and Hybrid Plants. There will be Corporate Landscapes, new ideas on Vertical Landscapes, HORTI & NON-HORTI Commercial Booths, Arts Battle & Exhibits, Potted Plants Competition for Ornamentals, Cacti & Succulents, Dish Garden Competition. 

Corporate landscape
Group landscape
Ornamental potted plants competition
Flower arrangements
Dish garden exhibit & competition
Arts battle
Terrarium, Aquascape & Vivarium exhibit
Commercial Exhibit (Trade Fair)
Daily Lectures & Workshops
Edible Food Landscape
Bonsai Exhibit & Competition
Photo Exhibit of Philippine Orchid Species
Ikebana-Ikenono Exhibit
Acoustic Nights
Installation Art
Orchid Aseptic Culture Exhibit
Street Dancing
Garden Tours
Daily Raffles

New attractions are the Terrarium, Aquascape and Vivarium Exhibits, Edible Urban Landscapes and a lot more! A series of lectures and workshops for the 10-day duration will be provided to upgrade information on horticulture and related topics, to spell out business opportunities on horticulture and relevant topics on native plants conservation, landscaping, orchid growing, etc.

Philippine Horticultural Society, Inc. Mission is to unite hobbyists, horticulturists, commercial growers, and lovers of plants into a society for the attainment of the organization’s objectives.

It is celebrated annually, together with its partners, as the largest horticultural event to be held in the Philippines. To know more about Philippine Horticultural Society, Inc. follow their social media accounts 

Martes, Nobyembre 28, 2017


"We have been doing this for four years, and we can't be more grateful for the non-ceasing support and cooperation of all our partner bloggers and brands. We hope this event helps all of you in your respective endeavors and contribute to the success of both the brands and the bloggers." ~Hudson Pelayo, Group Operations Manager of FAME Inc.

Friendly Alliances and Media Expressions (FAME) Inc., publisher of ZEN Health, Travel Plus, Health and Lifestyle, and DiabetEASE magazines, once again gathered the industry's top bloggers, YouTubers, and social media influencers for the yearly Blog Spot: Holiday Treat held on November 21, 2017 at Focus 7, Green Sun, Makati City. This year's Blog Spot: Holiday Treat event brings bloggers and various brands from different industries such as: Fitness, Wellness, Health, Lifestyle, Fashion, Beauty, Travel, Technology and many more.

Two years ago, the ZEN Health magazine was re-launched as an official online publication, which reaches out to every empowered, modern-day Filipina. The magazine provides evidence-based facts on women’s health and insightful lessons from empowering real-life stories of women around the country. It helps the readers discover a different approach to staying positive, happy, and empowered in everyday living.

Brands who participated in this year’s
Blog Spot: Holiday Treat are:

Glupa, the world's first glutathione plus papaya formula patented brand, promises to lighten the skin's complexion while addressing other skin concerns and acting as defense against free-radicals.
Glupa founder and CEO Aiza Diuco talking about being an empowered woman during the Blog Spot: Holiday Treat 2017.

Roche's Accu-Chek - Roche Diabetes Care introduced the new Accu-Chek Instant blood glucose monitoring system in Philippines. The system is designed to provide a truly effortless and accurate solution for patients.
Rakso Air Travel and Tours

Uncle Tetsu Sweets Shop Philippines
Uncle Tetsu Megamall Franchise Owner Mitzi Uy
Creative Bakers
Creative Bakers Company Inc. President and CEO Walter Co

Trianon International’s Sleepwell

Infused with active ingredients made of pure fish oil and Vitamin A, Skinmate Shark Oil guarantees to address skin problems such as pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, blemishes, freckles, and age spots effectively.

Margaret Philippines
Margaret Philippines founder and CEO CJ Dacalos

Golden Acres Food Solutions
 Prima Taste Representative Jhun Reyes
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Inquirer Mobile Representative Godfrey Santos discussing about the advantages of the news smartphone app 

Green Sun Hotel
Res Toe Run
Trampoline Park
Climb Central
Fashion Smile
Detail Makeover

The exclusive blogger event was graced by online personalities of various niches, including travel, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, food, and health and wellness.
Charlotte Punzalan, Business Unit Head of FAME Inc.

The activity was conducted as an early Christmas treat for the partner bloggers in order to acknowledge and celebrate the impact they're making on the current trend in the digital media.
FAME Inc. Business Unit Head Charlotte Punzalan, Group Operations Manager Hudson Pelayo, YouTuber Manuel Flores, otherwise known as Apotipoti, FAME Inc. Staff Faye Rosanes and Ola Gelle during the raffle segment of Garmin Philippines.

Born out of a doctor’s passion, FAME Inc. was established with the utmost purpose of promoting holistic health and wellness. Over the years, the publishing company has become the exemplary firm in providing trusted medical information through the efforts of its founder and very own Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Dr. Rafael R. Castillo, a sought after cardiologist by profession. Its flagship publication, Health & Lifestyle (H&L) magazine, provides doctors and healthcare professionals with compelling breakthroughs on the medical field and research. It also features doctors harnessing their talents and their heartfelt stories that move and guide the readers in their daily lives.
FAME Inc. staff and Blog Spot: Holiday Treat 2017 organizers Gelyka Ruth Dumaraos and Donna Pahignalo with Inquirer Mobile Representative Godfrey Santos.

Pursuing its commitment to unfold a healthful nation, FAME had ventured out into the commercial side and transpired with its second publication, the DiabetEASE magazine. It aims to serve the lay with valuable information on diabetes and its complications and broaden awareness on the better management of the disease, which has affected the lives of millions of Filipinos.
FAME Inc. Business Unit Head Charlotte Punzalan, Creative Bakers Company Inc. president and CEO Walter Co, Uncle Tetsu Megamall Franchise Owner Mitzi Uy, and Inquirer Mobile Representative Godfrey Santos at the Blog Spot: Holiday Treat 2017 held on November 21, 2017 at Green Sun Hotel, Makati City.

Not long after, the publishing company showcased the beauty of the country’s treasured islands as well as international tourist destinations through the Travel Plus magazine—a travel and trade magazine encouraging its readers to discover and dig deep into the culture of different places across the globe.
FAME Inc. staff and organizers of the Blog Spot: Holiday Treat 2017.

Two years ago, the ZEN Health magazine was re-launched as an official online publication, which reaches out to every empowered, modern-day Filipina. The magazine provides evidence-based facts on women’s health and insightful lessons from empowering real-life stories of women around the country. It helps the readers discover a different approach to staying positive, happy, and empowered in everyday living.

Representatives from different brands were also present at the event to join the bloggers in celebrating the Yuletide season. FAME Inc., through the Blog Spot: Holiday Treat, aims to become the medium in connecting these individuals to further strengthen the ties between the blogging and the business industry that paves the way for a possible collaboration that can benefit their readers and followers.

The event also featured booth exhibition and raffle prizes and giveaways prepared by the partner brands for the bloggers.

About FAME Inc.
FAME INC. is the publisher of Health and Lifestyle, DiabetEASE, ZEN Health, and Travel Plus magazines. It aims to promote good health, healthy lifestyle, sound Christian values, and professional excellence among doctors, healthcare professionals, legislators, and the laymen.