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2nd International Pinoy Expat/OFW Blog Awards (PEBA) Winners

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More than 37 OFW Bloggers from 21 countries are vying for the most coveted 2009 Best Expats/OFW Blog Awards . The Pinoy Expats/Overseas Filipino Workers Blog Awards or PEBA , together with Friendster.com , Nokia Philippines in cooperation with Smart Communications , Blas Ople Policy Center , School of Labor and Industrial Relations , University of the Philippines and Western Union ; the award giving body aims to recognize and honor the exemplary work of blogging Pinoy Expats/OFW. The 2nd Annual International PEBA Awards is held on   Philamlife Theater , United Nations Ave., Malate, Manila last 27th of December 2009. Red Carpet Ceremony and Press Presentation are conducted prior to the awarding. This year’s theme is “ Filipinos Abroad, Hope of the Nation, Gift to the World” .

MulatPinoy.ph Aims to Harness the Power of the Internet for a Broader Awareness of PopDev Issues

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I was able to attend the Mulat Pinoy Website Launch and PopDev Training held at 3rd floor Tribeca Room, Astoria Plaza Hotel, Ortigas Business District in Pasig City last Saturday, December 19. The speakers for the said launch were: Fely Rixhon , Executive Director, Philippine Center for Population and Development Yasmin Mapua-Tang , Executive Director, Probe Media Foundation Inc. Dr. Nimfa Ogena , Philippine Population Association, “What is PopDev?” Milagros Corpuz , Philippine Center for Population and Development, “Balancing Population and Development and the 2010 Elections” JJ Jimeno , Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, “Media with a Popdev Perspective” Ramon San Pascual , Phil Legislator’s Committee on Population and Development, “Media with a Popdev Perspective” Gabby Dizon , President/CEO, Flipside Games, “PopCity: Gaming PopDev” Dante Gagelonia , Mulat Pinoy, “Mulat Pinoy! Eye Opening Initiatives”

Filipino Chefs Vie For A Cheesy World Record With 'Kraft Eden Cheese'

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Filipinos make culinary history together on December 14, 2009 Monday, 3:30pm at the Araneta Coliseum as mothers, culinary students, bloggers, housewives, chefs & celebrities unite to break the world record for the most number of cheese-based dishes on display, in a single day. Kraft Eden Cheese aims to target having 5,000 unique Filipino cheese-based dishes cooked to set a Guinness World Record on December 14, 2009 at the Big Dome. And they broke the world record ( which was previously held by India: 4,668 dishes) Philippines made 5,845 dishes in total!

'KSA Magic Skin Care' Unveils New Products

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KSA Magic , popularly known for it's Soaps ( Glutathione Soap with Grapeseed, Whitening Soap w/ Glutathione, Placenta Soap with Glutathione, Goat MilkSoap w/ Glutathione w/ Vitamin C & Kojic Soap w/ Placenta & Glutathione) Creams ( Glutathione Lightening Cream & Glutathione Whitening Cream) and Facial Cleanser & Toners (Rejuvenating Facial Lotion & Magic Acne Toner) is now adding another product under its brand, and this time it's for our hair.

Yummy Magazine's Cooking Demo at Robinsons Metro East

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Yummy Magazine shares it's best kept secret to food aficionados in a cooking demo in Robinsons Metro East , with Angelo Comsti the Managing Editor of Yummy.ph, the magazine's official website. This is actually the magazine fifth successful cooking demo after they done it in TriNoma, Salcedo Market in Makati City, Shopwise in Libis & in Robinsons Galleria.

Engkwentro by Pepe Diokno, Big Winner at Venice Film Festival

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PLDT myDSL Watchpad myFlicks presents FELIX ROCO in the award-winning film, ENGKWENTRO – in theaters December 11, 12 & 13 SM Cinemas in Mall of Asia, North Edsa, MegaMall, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo and Bacoor. Inspired by true events, Engkwentro follows the last 24 hours of 2 teenage brothers on opposite sides of a gang war. With a career-making performance by young heartthrob Felix Roco and directed by 22-year-old PEPE DIOKNO , the film took home 2 major awards at September's Venice Film Festival -- including the Horizons Prize for new trends in cinema, and the US$ 100,000 Lion of the Future - "Luigi de Laurentiis" Award for best debut film.

Cold Rock Ice Creamery in 3rd Level of Greenbelt 3

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Cold Rock Ice Creamery , originally from Australia is now here in the Philippines. They have branches at Level 3 of Greenbelt 3 , Cinema Lobby of TRINOMA Mall & in Alabang Town Center. With the tagline:  If you can dream it, we can ice cream it!

Big Changes at FRIENDSTER on Friday Afternoon!

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Remember the time when you are begging for testimonials or comments from your friends? Well that only happens on Friendster.com . I'm a member of this social networking site since September of 2004 and I can still remember when I add all random people that I stumbled to just to fill-up my profile with many friends hehe. So when I read that I have an invite for this Exclusive Friendster Event at National Sports Grill in Greenbelt 3, I am so excited, because there's a lot of  good memories that happened to me because of Friendster   :) Here are some of the major changes that will happen on Friendster this friday afternoon as presented to the bloggers by Ben Dunn , VP  of Friendster Philippines and Global Head of Brand Experience.

A Happy Christmas at Shangri-La Plaza Mall Atrium

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Watch little girls take center stage as fashion designer Happy Andrada launches her “Little Princess” collection with a pre-Christmas show entitled “ A Happy Christmas ” at the Atrium level of The Shangri-La Plaza , Ortigas Center, on December 5, 5 pm. This exciting event for little girls will showcase a fun fashion show of Happy’s 40-piece collection, storytelling, contests and more.

BOBSON Launches 'Series II'

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BOBSON BASICS:  This is pretty much the "essentials" done by Bobson . They offer a range of easy & relaxed casual clothing made for the laid-back lifestyle of today's men and women. The closet staple Classic Pique Polo Shirt is available for both men & ladies. Every season, Bobson rotates five colors to keep designs fresh and exciting throughout the year. These shirts go perfectly with our Basic Denim pants which come with a free matching belt.

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