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As the City Health issues Dengue alert Get P10K Dengue Insurance for only P300 at The SM Store

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The City Health Office (CHO) recently reminded the public about the possible increase in Dengue cases during the present wet season. And just in case, it is better to be practical and insured. For only P300, you could already secure a lump sum cash of P10,000 if you get diagnosed with Dengue, either outpatient or hospitalized. This MediCash Dengue Insurance by Pioneer is available at the SM Store Customer Service, valid after 15 days of waiting period up to one (1) year. Once insured, you still get P10,000 on top of your HMO and PhilHealth benefits to take care of other expenses. Receipts or hospital bills are not required. Regular price of MediCash Dengue Insurance is P350 for customers without SM Advantage Card (SMAC) and P320 for SMAC holders. You can get this for P300 if you buy more than one policy, for you and for at least one of your loved ones with ages 14 days old up to 70 years old. For inquiries, you may contact Pioneer at (02) 7750 5433  or email retail@pioneer.co

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Solaire

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Choose from discounted room packages and dinner set menu. Mothers know best. But this time, Solaire has thought of the best for the special women in our lives. From the special discounted rates in the ultimate family staycation to the exquisite set menus in our fine dining establishments, we’ve made sure that this will be one unforgettable Mother’s Day. Bring the entire family this ‘Mother’s Day weekend’ and stay in one of our luxurious suites with discounted rates. Under the Summer Family Getaway packages, our rooms go as low as PhP6,000++ for Deluxe Room Cityview and PhP7,000++ for the Deluxe Room Bayview. The special rates are also available in Grand Deluxe Cityview (PhP8,000++), Grand Deluxe Bayview (PhP9,000++) and 2-Bay Suite (PhP12,000). Our amazing staycation packages come with an impeccable buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids age 6 years and below. For kids who are 7 to 12 years old, we offer a 50% dining discount. Your stay also includes a fr

Mom and Baby Fashion / Baby Nutrition (May 24, 2014)

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This summer, Manila Workshops and Medela Moms bring you a half-day workshop aimed at teaching parents to make sure that their kids are healthy and beautiful, inside and out. Also on the agenda is teaching moms to dress fashionably, after all, motherhood can and should be fabulous, too. The  Mom and Baby Fashion / Baby Nutrition  half day session will be taking place on  May 24, 2014, Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 PM  at the  Medela House , #29 1st Street, New Manila, Quezon City. Our Speakers Martina Gomez-Pangilinan  is a wife and new mom, and together with her partners, an entrepreneur who has brought Catalogue63.com and Elin.ph to life. Her brand, Elin, is a proudly-Filipino women’s clothing line inspired by the modern woman who wants to look put-together yet stay comfortable while juggling work, caring for their children and other endless obligations. The brand hopes to enable its customers to easily put together complete looks with just a few key pieces, and also focuses on offer

What To Know Before Giving Birth – The Rerun! (May 24, 2014)

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Manila WorkShops is bringing back this event to help those first-time parents to learn things that can help them having an easy breezy child-birth.  A favorite among first-time parents, the  What To Know Before Giving Birth  Workshop will have another run on  May 24, 2014 ,  9:00 AM – 12:00 NN  at the  Medela House , #29 1st Street, New Manila, Quezon City. What You Can Learn What to Expect During your OB check-ups and visits Pain Management Pregnancy Nutrition Cord Blood Banking Our Speakers Dr. Diana Liu Sarmiento  is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She completed her internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UP-PGH and proceeded with her fellowship in Trophoblastic Diseases also at the same institution, the UP-PGH. She is a consultant at the Asian Hospital Medical Center. Our speaker is a writer for the Women’s Health and Wellness section of Yahoo! South East Asia. You may visit her website for

Chiqui Rodriguez' Deprivation and Meditation: Sudden Flight Series

Filipino abstract painter, Chiqui Rodriguez announces her major new series entitled SUDDEN FLIGHT, her solo show to be held in Zurich by late summer will have its preview opening in a two-man show at the Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences, hosted by Altromondo Gallery on 22 May 2014 and continuing through 18 July 2014.  The 15 selected paintings from a total of over 100 works that comprise the SUDDEN FLIGHT series, awash in vibrant color, are sure to dazzle visitors to the Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences. Chiqui’s unique approach to blending acrylic pigments on canvas creates gem-like surfaces. Peering through the surface to what is depicted below, the viewer realizes that all is not as glowing as it first appears. Chiqui is noted for her deep abstraction of complex realism.  Chiqui also explores a complex subject; her work calls attention to our culture’s thought of hardwork. Much of Chiqui’s artwork is influenced by her experience in the corporate world. Through this

Binibining Pilipinas—bigger and better beyond 50 years

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Binibining Pilipinas, the country’s most prestigious beauty pageant, goes even bigger as it ventures beyond 50 years at the 2014 Grand Coronation Night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Following the back to back victories of Miss Universe 2013 3 rd Runner Up Ariella Arida, Miss Supranational 2013 Johanna Datul and Miss International Bea Rose Santiago, much anticipation is in the air for the next batch of Binibinis who will represent the Philippines in the world’s stage. The Candidates after the opening number. Making this year’s pageant even more exciting is the addition of the new title—Miss Intercontinental. Founded in 1973 and currently run in Panama City by the World Beauty Organization, the pageant has come to be known as ‘the United Nations of glamour and beauty,’ showcasing the world´s most poised, stunning women. Pageant Host Anne Curtis and Xian Lim. This is the 5 th title under Binibining Pilipinas, in addition to Miss Universe, Miss Supranational, Miss Inter

(Press Release) Fila Philippines and Philippine Volcanoes: All Ready for The Rugby Sports

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Fila, one of the largest manufacturing companies worldwide, and proud of its long-standing history dates back to 1911 recently held a presscon for the Philippine Volcanoes The Philippine National Rugby Union Team, nicknamed the "VOLCANOES," is the country's official representation to the international rugby union. With countless gold to their name, besting prominent countries in international tournaments, the Volcanoes have now become headliners in Philippine sports. Today, the Volcanoes are the most successful team in the Asian Five Nations Tournament, next to Japan. In the past five years, the Herculean squad has lost only one match, losing to South Korea in Division One in 2011. In 2012, the Volcanoes stormed into the Top 5 with an unbeaten run, besting Chinese-Taipei, Singapore and Sri Lanka in a round-robin series. This year marks a new for the Philippine Volcanoes as they bring flag to the 2013 Rugby World Cup. Sevens in Moscow, Russia in June.