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Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest

Photo from Pagcor

Some of the country’s top photographers and visual artists have expressed their support for the ongoing 2nd National Photography Competition of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) with the theme “Only in the Philippines” that highlights the best assets of the country.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

AirAsia Zest flies from Manila to Incheon twice daily by May 1


Starting on May 1, AirAsia Zest will fly twice a day from Manila to Incheon “in response to the growth in traffic between Philippines and South Korea,” the airline announced on Monday.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Old slot machines-turn-school desks get nod of Anvil Awards

Anvil Awards

The “Old Slot Machine Stands turned into School Desks” project has been awarded recently at the 49th Anvil Awards for engaging its employees in converting non-operational gaming paraphernalia into two or three-seater school desks, thereby benefiting thousands of public school and day care students in Metro Manila and nearby provinces and preventing wastage of public resources.”

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Celebrate love in the air this Valentine’s Day


Indeed, love is in the air and what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a loved one than fly together to one of those romantic getaways in the country for free.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Bling’ clothes, ‘peacocks’ of SONA irk Santiago

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said she could not stand watching legislators and their spouses took turns displaying “bling” clothes and jewelry during President Benigno Aquino’s fourth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

48 entries make it to Pagcor photo contest finals


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has chosen 48 out of 5,500 entries as finalists for the agency’s 1st National Photography Competition on July 5 at the Airport Casino Filipino in Parañaque City.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Solaire Resort and Casino opens Saturday; promises ‘new tourism’


Unfazed by possible resistance from Church groups, Solaire Resort and Casino promised a “new tourism” for the Philippines when it opens its first casino-hotel complex on Saturday within the Entertainment City in Paranaque City.

Posted: March 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Pagcor bags four Anvil awards

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) executives led by chairman and CEO Cristino Naguiat, Jr. (5th from left) are all smiles after the agency won four awards in the 48th Anvil Awards held at the Shangri-La hotel in Makati City on March 6, 2013.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) bagged four awards in the prestigious 48th Anvil Awards held Friday at the Makati Shangri-La.

Posted: March 10th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Barley based products launched by Sante International


Two “Kapamilya” stars – Karylle and Kim Atienza— and triathlon coach Jomac— have become the official endorsers of Barley health products dubbed as “most strengthening grain” by athletes.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Congressional spouses bond in a photo-shoot

Members of the Congressional Spouses Foundation Inc., strutt their stuff at a photoshoot before the annual State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives.

MANILA, Philippines—The spouses of lawmakers also got their own share of the spotlight in a photoshoot before the annual State of the Nation Address (Sona) at the House of Representatives Monday. Evangeline Pastor, officer in charge of the Congressional Spouses Foundation Inc., said they hold annual photoshoots every Sona because this is the only time [...]

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Carpio-Morales, De Rossi-Ledesma, party-list lawmakers led ‘fashion walk’ for Sona 2012

Former sexy actress now Congressional spouse Assunta de Rossi-Ledesma was among the head turners before the start of Sona 2012. Photo by Maila Ager, INQUIRER.net

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales joined other female prominent personalities who flaunted their best suits at President Benigno Aquino’s third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery | Read More »

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