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Ai-Ai delas Alas renews contract with Hobe Noodles; wants to cook pancit for President Duterte

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MANILA, Philippines - Comedy Concert Queen Ai-Ai delas Alas remains one of the bankable stars in the entertainment industry. She just signed a renewal endorsement deal with Hobe Quick Noodles yesterday afternoon, July 25, at Ai Express Restaurant, Quezon City.
“I hope this is another blessing from the Lord kasi ika fourth year ko na sa Hobe. Yes!” Ai-Ai’s opening statement during the press conference.

Ai-Ai is endorsing Marikina Foods Corporation's Hobe Quick Cook Bihon, the company’s top selling product.
She believes that the company continues to ask for her service since the sales increased during the duration of her endorsement.
“Mataas pa rin ang sales nila. Hanggat mataas ang sales siyempre kukunin ka nila. Yun lang naman pagkakaintindi ko. Pero baka favorite din ako ni Mr. Bobby Co. Hindi ba ganun ang mga Chinese. Kapag swerte ka, kinukuha ka nila parati,” delas Alas added.
This was agreed by Bobby Co., President and CEO of Marikina Foods Corporation.
“Gumaganda po ang sale…

Mark Striegl on having a healthy and fit lifestyle: “Don’t let cheat meal turn into a cheat day”

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MANILA, Philippines - Asian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstar Mark "Mugen" Striegl had a special appearance at the recently concluded Cosmo Body’s “Live Well, Feel Better HIIT Party” event at Anytime Fitness BGC yesterday afternoon, July 20.

Mark is Filipino-American MMA fighter having fought in many different fight promotions around the world such as URCC, PXC, Legend, DARE Championship, and MIMMA.
He led a 12 minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and ab circuit session in front of some fitness enthusiasts, bloggers and social media influencers. He also discussed the importance of sports nutrition in achieving a healthy and fit lifestyle.

“You can workout as a professional athlete. You can workout every single day, very intensely, twice a day, two hours per session till complete exhaustion but if you’re not eating correctly and having right nutrition and taking the right supplementation, to be honest you will not going to get the most of your workout. Your body ca…

Anime series 'Barangay 143’ to air soon in Philippine TV

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MANILA, Philippines - To all Filipino anime fans out there, there is something you can be proud of. Filipino made anime series ‘Barangay 143’ will air on October 13, 2018 in GMA-7 after two years of making and intensive preparations.

The show is made possible by Synergy88, a Philippine-based animation and game development studio and Singapore-based company August Media Holdings. Japanese television network TV Asahi also produced the show.

According to their official website, Barangay 143 is a feel-good coming of age story of a young Korean boy whose search for his father brings him to the Philippines. Lost and desperate for answers, he finds an unlikely family in a team of misfits whose only ambition is to bring glory to their hometown. It's a story about love and family set against the action-packed world of street basketball.


 “There’s gonna  be love and jealousy. The story goes through a complex webs of ups and down. It has a serious mode of human drama. The drama that people …

Check out the official photos of Gloria Diaz during her reign as Miss Universe 1969

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“Neil Armstrong of the United States just landed on the moon but Gloria Diaz @its.gloriadiaz of the Philippines has just conquered the Universe." - US Pres.Richard Nixon (July 19, 1969).

MANILA - Exactly 49 years ago today, Philippines got the first Miss Universe crown through Gloria Diaz. Let's go back to 1969 and have a glimpse of Gloria's official photos as Miss Universe. All photos courtesy of IMG Universe LLC.







Man of the World 2018: Who is the Perfect Man to Conquer the (Your) World?

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Two days before the finale, our contributing writer Dale Gregory Medina lists down the possible winner of the 2nd edition of Man of the World pageant.

MANILA, Philippines – There is no denying that thirty of the most dashing and handsome gentlemen from all over the world are up to prove that they are the perfect man for the Man of the World 2018 title.

Man of the World 2018 has been described as a competitive batch with contestants composed of movie stars, gym trainers, body builders, young professionals, doctors, a nurse and models.
Now let’s take a look to the candidates who made sparks in the duration of the pageant.
First is Peru’s Juan Carlos Cabrera Torres. Torres is the very first deaf candidate of the two-year old pageant. His main reason of joining the pageant is to inspire others most especially those handicapped people like him. Will this inspiring gentleman prove that there is no limit and boundaries to be Man of the World 2018?

Let’s meet the pride of Guam, Joseph Lawrenc…

Jemma Johnstone for Miss Universe Great Britain 2018

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Four days before the finale of Miss Universe Great Britain 2018, let us get to know more one of this year’s finalist, Jemma Johnstone. At the age of 16, she started a small interior design business and now she is studying a part-time diploma in interior design at the University of Westminster.
“Homes and design have always been a passion of mine and I am aspiring to get on the property ladder and build on my business.”Jemma shared.
Exactly one week to go until the Miss Universe Great Britain 2018 finals! Who’s excited? I’m excited! Today we walked the Seven Sisters in aid of A-Sisterhoods Black Mambas. #MUGB2018 #MissUniverse #MissUniverseGB #asisterhood #entreprenHER #notinvain #girlpower #stopacidattacks #blackmambas #DOYEN #doyen_style #DOYENSTYLE #MYTIMEISNOW #MUGBstyle #JustBoutique #allwomensupportallwomen #Threecountries #onecrown #theblacksash #roadtomissuniverse #carajewellers #caradubai #mugbstyle #missuniverse #missuniversegreatbritain #empoweringwomen #empowerwomen A post…

Beauty queens speak up on transwoman joining Miss Universe

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If there’s one beauty queen that caught the attention of fans in the pageantry world today, that would be Angela Ponce. Angela makes history as she is the first transwoman who will compete at the Miss Universe pageant this year. Her win is not without controversy. Some pageant fans are not pleased with her victory, claiming that Miss Universe pageant is only exclusive for natural born women.

Transgender women were previously banned competing in Miss Universe until 2013 when Canada’s Jenna Talackova challenged the ruling.
“Bringing the name and colors of Spain before the universe is my great dream. My goal is to be a spokesperson for a message of inclusion, respect and diversity not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but also for the entire world.", Ponce shared in her Instagram post.
La vida está llena de retos, de desafíos, comprender eso en mi vida ha hecho que hoy haya cumplido un sueño que siempre tuve, para ello lo único que necesite fue convertir cada obstáculo que se me presen…

Save the date: Mr. World Philippines 2018 Competition Night

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Ms. World Philippines Organization is once again calling the young gentlemen of the Philippines to join Mr. World Philippines 2018. Deadline of submission of entries will be on August 10, 2018, You can download the form at www.missworldphilippines.org. Successful applicants will be invited to screen in person a week after to select the official candidates this year.

Other titles at stake are Mr. Supranational Philippines and Mr. Eco International Philippines.

Competition night will be on September 15, 2018 at Newports Performing Arts Theater. Winner will represent the country at Mr. World 2018 which will be held here in the Philippines on January 27, 2019. 100 countries will be competing on the said male international pageant.




Mr. and Ms. Philippine Islands 2018 candidates revealed

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Now on its second year, MMPI Organization presented the 41 official candidates (22 ladies and 19 gentlemen) of Mr. and Ms. Philippine Islands 2018 to the members of the press last June 30 at The A. Venue Hotel, Makati City.
The candidates strut their stuffs by walking on the ramp wearing their swimwear and evening gown/formal wear.

The show was hosted by the reigning Miss Philippines 2018 Sammy Anne Legaspi and Nina Taduran, one of the MMPI Organization board members.