10 Things You Can Do to Keep Seas Trash-Free

A boat braves an armada of plastic bags in Manila Bay, the Philippines. Plastic accounts for half the world’s marine debris. Reducing our reliance on plastics will save marine life. (Jürgen Freund / WWF)

In fully-furnished homes, you’ll usually find television sets, tables, chairs, coffee tables, desk lamps, sofa sets, refrigerators, rugs, plus curtains. These same items – even the proverbial kitchen sink – have all been retrieved from the sea. Because of improper waste disposal, untold amounts of garbage end up in our oceans to harm marine life.

Soul Surf 2014 Travel Factor Packages

Travel Factor is the official travel partner of Soul Surf 2014

This October 24-26, BEEP! Productions brings you SOUL SURF 2014! After its successful maiden launch last year, Soul Surf brings you yet another year-defining festival experience. With international and local acts playing over the course of three days, set against the magnificent background of San Juan, La Union’s coastline, there is surely a beat that will get you off your feet. After nearly 13,000 people flocked to San Juan in 2013, there was no doubt that a second act was forthcoming.


Thirty-one years ago, Ninoy Aquino came home to prove that the Filipino is worth dying for. He joined the ranks of the martyrs who stood for our national freedom and integrity: Jose Rizal, Jose Abad Santos, and Ninoy Aquino’s fellow victims of Martial Law.

7 Ways to Prepare Trees for Storms

WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS - Typhoon Glenda snapped the bough or trunk of this tree in Parañaque City. (Arturo Dedace)

An Acacia tree that stood proudly for over a century at the Malacañang Palace grounds in Manila has witnessed the transition of more than 14 Philippine Presidents – from Manuel L. Quezon to Benigno S. Aquino III. Located at the country’s seat of power, the tree has been a strong fixture, able to withstand wars, coup d’etat attempts, and the passage of time. Today, that tree is no more.


The ultimate hunter in the Multiverse has turned his sights on you, planeswalker. Will you be another of his victims? Or will you prove victorious? Corrupted, Garruk now uses a combination of green and black magic. Garruk seeks to hunt other planeswalkers and destroy all who get in his way.

#SchoolBusPH: Fun Learning for the Working Professional

Mobile Learning for the
On-the-Go Professional

School Bus PH is a non-traditional recreational education provider, the first of its kind in the Philippines and in the world — in more ways than one.

First (and intriguingly enough), the classes are held inside a moving bus roaming around the metro. And second, there’s nothing about it that mirrors traditional education. Let us enumerate the ways:

International Chef Bobby Chinn Promotes Sustainable Seafood in the Philippines

International Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn addresses the crowd at Hamilo Coast in Batangas. “As seafood consumers, we all have a responsibility to ensure that the fish we eat comes from sustainable sources." Coral Triangle Day is celebrated every 9th of June and highlights the need to conserve the region's marine resources. (Gregg Yan / WWF-Philippines)

New Promenade Cinemas offer art, comfort, luxury and Dolby Atmos, the latest in movie sound technology

It’s the new world of sound that let’s you “hear the whole picture”.

Dolby Atmos is the revolutionary sound technology that is the current world class standard of sound technology. It debuted in the Philippines at the Greenhills Cinemas 6, 7 and 8 at the new Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center on July 11, 2013.

What makes Dolby Atmos so special? It is state of the art sound technology that brings the movie’s sound come to life, making you feel as if you are part of the picture, in the middle of the action, hearing the sounds from where they are actually coming from.