CONGRATULATIONS TO ATENEO BLUE EAGLES FOR WINNING A BACK TO BACK TO BACK CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
Ms. Myrna Lim brand manager of CENOVIS FISH OIL poses with the gift packs that they gave away to different media personalities. Many thanks to Sanofi-Aventis and to Sir Renjie Tolentino of Mindset.
Guest doctors discusses the different benefits of CENOVIS FISH OIL in one’s body.
BENEFITS OF TAKING CENOVIS FISH OIL.
Helps improve the appearance of skin
Helps keep the heart healthy and functioning at its best level.
Helps keep the heart healthy and functioning at its best level.
Acts as blood cleansers.
Helps in brain development & improve one’s memory in both children and adult.
Helps absorbs essential nutrients and expel waste products.
Helps maintain sharp vision.
Helps blood flow to the heart.
Aids in lowering blood cholesterol to avoid heart attack and stroke.
Mr. Alvin Miranda the Corporate Communications Manager of Sanofi Aventis having a talk with the media.
Media personalities who attended the CENOVIS FISH OIL presscon at the BLUE DAY SPA in Greenhills San Juan.
Media personalities asks questions to the resource persons during the CENOVIS FISH OIL press conference.
Grand winner of a World Traveller laptop bag is none other than lady blogger Ms Trixie Ison. (The girl holding the camera.) CONGRATULATIONS!!!
ALL-NATURAL CENOVIS FISH OIL IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ALL LEADING DRUGSTORES NATIONWIDE.
Text and Images by Ricky Castillo
Sunday, September 19, 2010
After a series of go-see sessions in 31 SM malls throughout the
, thousands of contestants, and loads of fun, SM’s Rock Toon Fest Model Search will now culminate in a Grand Fashion Show on Philippines Sunday, September 19, 2010 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
The show will feature young talents from the Rock Toon Fest’s Top 20 winners nationwide, who along with the other kids selected, will have a chance to model for SM’s Children’s Wear Department.
The Rock Toon Fest Grand Fashion Show will feature Tinker Bell dresses with ruffles and lace that will give little girls some sparkle and magic; storybook style with Snow White tops and tutu skirts, and sporty outfits that can be mixed and matched from Cars featuring the popular Lighting McQueen.
But the excitement doesn’t end on the runway, as kids can now rock with their favorite toon character designed outfit. A kiddie rock band will definitely add a fun touch to the show as they perform live.
The wonderful world of cartoons, after all, can never be out of style as boys and girls can now enjoy clothes inspired by their favorite cartoon characters. Little girls can get that fairy tale look with Disney Princess, Tinker Bell, and Barbie clothes; while boys can get into the fashion action with tees, hoodies, and jeans from Cars,
, Snoopy, and Mickey Mouse. The Original Cartoon Apparel for kids is now available at the Children’s Wear section of the SM Department Store. Garfield
The Rock Toon Fest Grand Fashion Show is a project of the SM Department Store and the SM Mall of Asia.
Monday, September 13, 2010
—The Covenant Car Company Incorporated (TCCCI) will be showcasing the company’s lineup for the local market at the 3rd Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS). Comprising the Chevrolet cast will be the Camaro V8 retro-muscle car, Cruze compact sedan, 7-seat Captiva 4x4 diesel compact SUV, Aveo subcompact, 2010 Suburban large SUV and a fresh new face donning the Spark moniker. The new Spark previewing at the 3rd PIMS should give the prospective market and competition alike a chance to size up the capable foot-soldier that Chevrolet will field in the realistic hopes of capturing that most coveted of automotive segments, the mini-passenger car class. Philippines
From the outside in the new Chevrolet Spark is a rolling statement that value, practicality and economy can now be in the same sentence as handsome, fun and stylish. Needless to mention are the required power amenities that are standard in almost all mini-cars of today (the Spark included) and the near-irrelevant window-dressing features that have seem to become the rally point of the segment’s petty rivalry. More important is to focus on what truly sets a new and formidable entrant in this highly-competitive, escalating battle, facts and features that will be more relevant to prospective owners in these value-conscious times.
First, abandoning the signature “cute” designs of most every other mini-car that came before it, the new Spark now dons a face, body and stance that aim (and successfully at that) to be more aggressive and edgy rather than perky and sweet. The single-arc roofline and strong, clean body devoid of tacky cladding completely departs from the muddled and patched-together look of other offerings in this segment. Also, the tucked rear door handles and almost imperceptible seam between front and rear doors give the illusion of a sporty three-door instead of a humdrum five-door hatch.
Inside, the Spark’s divergence from the mundane continues primarily in the motorcycle style meter cluster pod atop the steering column. It is comprised of a compact array of only essential gauges highlighted by an analog speedometer paced by a digital tachometer. The Spartan meter cluster harkens back to the days of nostalgic clubman motor sports fashion, instead of the clutter of today’s trend that seems to try to cram every trivial piece of instrumentation. Besides the digital tachometer, the classically evocative meter cluster has but one twist of modernity—an ice blue backlit face when the headlights are switched on. This tasteful backlight extends into the clean Integrated Center Stack, which incidentally incorporates audio, air conditioning, heating and ventilation controls in one focal location for easy reach and operation. Even the crystalline border of the climate control unit radiates the same ice blue when the exterior lights are activated.
Such creative ergonomics and comforts are applied everywhere. A spacious glove box, seatback pockets to house books, magazines or even laptop computers, door pockets with bottle holders large enough for 1.5-liter drink containers, auxiliary power outlets and a 170-liter cargo area with the rear seats UP all heighten the feeling of being accommodated in a much larger vehicle. But the new Spark’s space is not just an illusion. Front seat legroom, shoulder space and headroom are at 1067mm (42 inches), 1295mm (51 inches) and 1010mm (39.7 inches) respectively, while corresponding rear seat space is at 893mm (35 inches), 1255mm (49.4 inches) and 947mm (37.3 inches). Seats are even covered with an increased stitch-per-inch ratio to ensure that seating surfaces remain tight and free from premature sagging and stretching over time. Seat cushions are constructed of Durometer foam that bolster and evenly distribute a passenger’s weight for optimum comfort even on long trips.
Under the hood the new Spark will be initially powered by one of two gasoline engines, both of 4-cylinder, 16-valve and double overhead cam (DOHC) setup with multi-port fuel injection. The 1.0-liter version will be good for about 68-horsepower (hp) and will achieve 0-100 kilometers per hour (kph) times of around 15.5 seconds all the way to a top speed of 154 kph, while the 1.2-liter engine will run 81-hp and get a 12.1-second 0-100 time and a 164 kph top end. Under various test conditions both engines garnered an average of around 19 kilometer/liter. So the only choice to be made by prospective buyers is if they’re willing to spend a little premium to go from “lively” to “sporty”.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Nissan Goes the Extra Green Mile
for Sustainable Mobility
When Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. first announced that the worldwide sales of its CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) equipped vehicles reached more than one million, the company celebrated the achievement of its target not just in sales, but in its mid-term environmental plan under the 2010 Nissan Green Program.
At the 3rd Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), Nissan Motor Philippines, Inc. (NMPI) shares the global phenomenon otherwise known as CVT, found at the heart of its three all-new models featured at its vehicle display: Nissan X-Trail CVT, Nissan Sentra 200 and NMPI’s latest offering, Nissan Teana.
“Increasing fuel costs, tightening environmental laws and restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions are propelling the automotive industry to develop and use green technologies for their vehicles,” NMPI President & CEO
Allen Chen said. “The PIMS gives us an excellent opportunity to showcase what we at Nissan are doing – locally and globally – in terms of protecting the environment through advanced sustainable technology solutions that can be used for millions of cars.”
Nissan was one of the first automakers to recognize the benefits of the CVT engine when it was introduced in 1992. Since then, the company has continuously worked on the development of its performance and efficiency and to expand the deployment of this technology across its product line-up. Presently, the new XTronic CVT’s compact and lightweight design is smaller and lighter, while also achieving friction reduction for powerful acceleration performance, quiet operation and improved fuel economy. Nissan also takes pride in its legendary VQ engine, which has consistently been acknowledged as one of the best engines in the automotive world. What makes this engine award-winning is the rare combination of power, compact size, remarkable quietness and fuel efficiency.
“The CVT and VQ engine form part of our company objective to become a sincere ‘eco-innovator.’ Under the Nissan Green Program, we will continue to introduce new and green technologies, products and services that will address the three environmental issues we have regarded as paramount: real-world reduction in vehicle CO2 emissions, cleaner emissions, and recycling of resources,” Chen said.