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Blah Blah Blogs: BONIFACIO what?!

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Bonifacio Day ...
again...
so... what are we celebrating?
no work or classes (yesterday due to the move on the date)?
Double pay (for call centers)?
Wreath laying ceremonies (for government offiials)?
It is actually his birthday today.

We might not even know what is so important about this date... yes you ma know that it is Bonifacio day thats it. We have the impression that Andres Bonifacio is a bolo-wielding Katipunero with red pants and a camiso de chino. But he was not always what we know as "a tapang a tao, walang takot" (brave & fearless). He was actually a man of character and education, although ulike Rizal, he did read a lot of books even of Rizal which he mentioned that gave him the inspiration to fight. Bonifacio was not able to see the Philippines in full independence unlike Emilio Aguinaldo who died decades after the independence from America. He was betrayed and killed on a mountain in Cavite. More than a century now, there is still a debate if he was the f…

After 5 years...

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101 New York Collection

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101 New York ushers the Holiday season with an homage to the future with a glimpse of the glamour era of the past. Entering into a time of futurism, 101 New York brings in fresh takes on anything slick and elegant from the bygone days of 1920’s New York. It is about escape, explore, and shine. It is a tasteful and glamorous celebration of the future.

A chic, futuristic, and elegant spirit is epitomized in the Holiday collection. For men, the classic peacoat is re-interpreted in the most comfortable cotton twill, the length is cropped to create a more contemporary appeal and cut close to the body for a more defined look. The tuxedo shirt, which was worn only in black-tie events, is revamped to a more casual, yet, sophisticated cut with fabric combinations and paired up with coated dark denim pants, perfect for a night prowl in the city.


For ladies, soft jersey dresses are draped to lend a romantic mood reminiscent of Vionnet’s bias cut dresses to emphasize feminine charm and sophisticati…

Blah Blah Blogs Lotto Loco U!

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NO WINNER

Yan ang nais mong makita kapag dumaan ka sa isang lotto outlet tungkol sa resulta ng 6/55 grand lotto. Sa ngayon nasa higit kumulang P600 milyon na ang premyo sa naturang laro ng tsamba at matinding swerte. Ito na nga ang pinakamalaking papremyo sa kasaysayan ng laro at sa buong bansa. Isipin mo nga na sa isang iglap, maari kang maging higit sa kalahating-bilyonaryo mula sa buhay mo ngayon. Isang bagay na bihirang mangyari sa higit na 92 na milyon na Pilipino ngayon.
Pero sino kaya ang makakakuha nun? Ako rin ay interesado sa larong ito pero sinigurado ko na hindi ako lalagpas saaking buget, isang taya kada laro at sapat na. Ayon sa probability ang tyansa ng panalo sa ganitong uri ng lotto ay aabot ng 1 sa 28, 989, 675.  Mas malaki pa ang tyansa na mataaan ka ng kidlat sa ganitong pagkakataon. Pero mas mainam na na ang maging isang probability kaysa sa wala. Kung tutuusin, sa PSCO din mapupunta ang pondo. Na nakita ko naman ay nakaktulong sa mga mahihirap dahil minsan umabot d…

WINNERS' CIRCLE!

I was recently invited by a good friend Jayson Biadog on his celebration of the Winners Circle winners at Wendy's Boni. It was an event that he organized by himself. He is actually really one cool blogger as he himself is a winner in many different ways, and most especially in winning contest. Now, he wants to share this to fellow bloggers both old and new. My blog is even older than his but he was actively joining contest in the past that he was able to go to Singapore and date a beauty queen there.
Now, for this event he gathered fellow bloggers to celebrate the winners of the Winners' Circle contest in his blog. But it feels that all who attended the event are already winners in their own way as they are also successful and also has their own story to share. Most of them are new bloggers and mommy bloggers. Present in the event were Jonel Uy and Ms. Janette Toral who also shared their wisdom about blogging.


It was indeed fun to meet new bloggers at that time. Hope to meet th…

KAOS, a musical masterpice showing at Resorts World Manila!

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I am very excited that Resorts World Manila has a new attraction right now that will showcase a world-class entertainment like KAOS. This Spectacle is like a fusion of luxurious Las Vegas and the Musicality of Broadway. Featuring world-class Pinoy talents such as Gian Magdangal, Martha Joy (Phil-Canadian actress), and Joel Trinidad to name a few. A very interesting and thrilling story that we could watch out for. These three strong cast are sure to captivate audiences with their performance of original songs that are specially created for the production, with no less than the Manila Symphony Orchestra providing the musical score.Central to the story is the title character, KAOS, who happens to be a real, live rare white lion!
KAOS is part of the menagerie of world-famous animal performers which are specially trained by the Spanish master illusionist Enrique Polo, who will also be part of the show along with his lions and tigers.
There will be breathtaking acrobats from China and the Powe…

Frenzy's Make Your Move Dance Competition

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In celebration of the World A.I.D.S. (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Day on December 1, 2010, a special dance competition dubbed “Make Your Move” will kick off at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Music Hall at 10:00AM on the same day. College students and call center agents can participate in this one-day dance competition with over PHP 175,000 in cash prizes up for grabs.
To join, simply form a group with a minimum of eight (8) members up to a maximum of twelve (12) members to a dance group. Members may be all male, all female, or a combination of both. All dancers must be bona fide college students or currently employed as call center agents/officers. Groups may simply fill up the registration form, bring valid IDs for verification purposes and a video of the dance choreography.
The dance routine should not be more than 5 minutes and must incorporate “AIDS Awareness” as a theme. All requirements should be submitted to On Ground Activation, Co (see contact details below).
P100,000 await…

Blah Blah Blogs: NU Rock On Until Infinity

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NU 107.5
home of new rock
(1987-2010)

Another institution in the radio industry just left the airwaves, NU 107 the premiere rock music station that helped discovered Pinoy rock and alternative artists had closed down to be changed into a "masa" station. This move was a corporate decision yet, many people are sad to hear that for the sake of business, quality OPM music will never be the same. Honestly, I not really an avid listener but I do wish that they would kept it  since there is also the silent majority who listens to them. The "masa" stations as they pose a threat to Pinoy radio as a form of all Pop and  many has joined the bandwagon. In the past decade, there is not of this format but if it will continue, all stations would actually sound the same, no diversity, now that is boring.

And though NU is now off the air, it will rock on until infinity in the hearts of its listeners and artist!

Pinoy Leads The Amazing Race Asia Season 4!

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Pinoy Power leads the Amazing Race Asia this season 4, aside from featuring Misibis Bay as one of the locations for the race. Tessa Prieto-Valdez was part of the welcoming committee for the contestants. I got A chance to view the next episode of the Amazing Race Asia Season 4 at the National Sports Grill together with bloggers and other friends of the contestants. There are actually two Pinoy Teams, (The Two Richards and the girl tandem of Lani and Jess.  For this episode, they now travel to New Zealand, and face the challenges of the wide fields of milking cows and of  snow-capped mountains. There there was the race on how to get to the destination with flights limited and has delays up to hours in the airport. The challenges that face them are the great bungee drop or a very, I mean VERY big swing that I have second thoughts of doing. Also they faced the challenge of sawing lumber the old fashion way. This challenge also used a lot of time for the other teams to catch up. The one of …

Discovering Fun and Facts at the Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center!

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Knowledge is definitely power especially when it is applied at an early age, and what better way to condition young minds into thinking and critical brains is to expose them to fact about the world. Yes, there are a lot of books available in the market and bookstores, however it would be best that we can experience them so we could and also know how to apply them. It is good to know that there are places of learning wherein we can encounter these facts and work young minds into interested individuals. Aside from the museums and libraries, there are also centers for science and technology like the Nido Science Discovery Center at the Mall of Asia that caters to these needs. I recently got the chance to experience the facility as it is filled with a lot of things that even I at my age is still a new learning for me. The main attraction of the center is the Planetarium that has the latest technology in showing films and presentation using the dome as the screen like most planetariums but …

Grand Fiesta Fun Run at Resorts World Manila!

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The Grand Fiesta Run 2010 is near! Resorts World Manila (RWM) will bring back the “fun” in fun runs on November 28 in Newport City, and everyone’s invited to join! Prizes await winners, and participants get a shot at the amazing raffle prizes!
Come in your weirdest and wildest fiesta-inspired costumes, or suit up and grab your briefcase for an unforgettable rat raced theme run. Prizes await for the Best Dressed, Most Unique, Biggest Group/Company, and Wildest Costume.
For those who want a bit of a challenge may opt to join the 3K, 5K, and 10K categories. Runners may select their finish chute for the chance to win prizes such as shop, movie, spa, hotel, and cruise gift certificates. Not only that, incredible raffle prizes await the participants. RWM will be raffling off a 3D/2N stay at Resorts World Sentosa for four (4) with free tickets to Universal Studios OR a cruise for two (2) to Singapore and Malaysia and back to Singapore.
Winners of the raffle will be brought to their destinatio…

Blah Blah Blogs: Undas 2010

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Undas (first)
Tradition makes life more interesting as we celebrate it with friends and family, but for a unique celberation like All saints and souls day is also a celebration of life and death. It is something that we worry too often but never know when will it arrive. Todos los santos, or commonly known as Undas or All Saints' Day is celebrated all over the country to commemorate the departed loved ones and take time to visit them a their resting place.
I visited my father at the Eternal Gardens at Caloocan, it has been seven years since I last saw him alive, and I still do miss him even he would not be the best father figure that many people wanted but I am proud to be his son together with my siblings. My gradfather's grave is in La Union, so my mother and Lola are the people who would visit hom there.  I was sad to see that on my father's side of the grass is withered unlike his brother which is properly gardened. I promised my father if I get rich, I would make him a …