Mandaue Children’s Choir wows Ilonggos at SM City Iloilo

The multi-awarded Mandaue Children’s Choir of Cebu brought its amazing talents to SM City Iloilo on Sunday, May 15, and it showed to us attendees why they’re worthy of international accolades. The choir of children ages 7-16 wowed the Ilonggos who trooped to the region’s biggest mall with their angelic voices and world-class performances in… Read More »

SM Beauty reveals Makeover Masters of 2016

The SM Beauty recently celebrated the work of six Makeover Masters, giving them recognition as artists in the Makeup Industry who have turned their craft and talent into a profession. SM Beauty paid tribute to the original Makeover Masters and beauty industry pioneers Fanny Serrano, James Cooper, and Jesi Mendez during the Beauty Ball.  They… Read More »

September 2016 Special PRC Board Exam (SPLBE) in Middle East

Professional Regulation Commission has announced the details of the upcoming Special Board Exam for OFWs in 6 locations in the Middle East on September 2016. PRC announces that the testing centers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and… Read More »

2016 Manggahan Festival in Guimaras

The beautiful island-province of Guimaras is now gearing up for the Manggahan Festival 2016, and I’ll be marking my calendar on May 11-22 for a trip across the strait to enjoy its world’s sweetest mangoes! The festival drum-beating actually started March 31 when we were invited (as members of Iloilo media and bloggers) for the… Read More »

CHED Scholarship application steps, requirements

Bright students who are in need of financial assistance for their college enrollment can submit CHED Scholarship application and requirements. The government agency offers full and half merit scholarship under Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs), grant-in-aid programs and also student loan program under Study Now Pay Later Plan (SNPLP). Ched scholarships availability is usually announced… Read More »

New Philhealth Contribution Table for Voluntary, Employed, OFW members

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation implements the new Philhealth Contribution Table for voluntary/individually-paying, employed, OFWs and sponsored members starting January 2014. Philhealth board resolution No. 1571 series of 2011 sanctioned the increase in the member premium contribution, but due to public clamor against it, the implementation of new schedule was deferred in 2013. UPDATE: Philhealth new… Read More »