Lucky Jollibee loyal customers Leonore Cueto from Quezon City and Myrasol de Guzman from Pangasinan got the surprise of a lifetime, when they both became instant millionaires courtesy of the the leading fast-food chain’s Jollimilyonaryo promo in partnership with Coca Cola.
The Jollimilyonaryo promo picked one winner each from Drive-Thru and Jollibee Express Delivery Service customers to receive the P1 million cash prize tax-free. They simply had to order any Jollibee Value Meal and upgrade their drink to a large Coke to qualify for the promo.
Leonore is a 35-year old flight attendant based in Saudi Arabia who recently tied the... read more
Independent filmmaker Jose “Pepe” Diokno bagged two awards in the oldest film festival in the world. Diokno's entry “Engkwentro” was selected as the grand prize winner by the Orizzonti jury of the recently concluded 66th Venice Film Festival. The jury was composed of Pere Portabella of Spain (President), Gina Kim of Korea, Bady Minck of Luxembourg, Garin Nugroho Riyanto of Indonesia and Gianfranco Rosi of Italy. In addition, Diokno also won the Luigi De Laurentiis Venice Award for a debut film and received 100,000 USD for doing so. Enkwentro centers on the story of two brothers who are on opposite sides... read more
SIKAT II set to compete in the 2011 World Solar ChallengeThe race towards sustainable natural energy development is on once again as the Philippine Solar Car Challenge Society, Inc. (PSCCSI) and De La Salle University-Manila unveils Sikat II, the third-generation solar car that is proudly Filipino-made. Taking after the phenomenal performance of Sinag (2007) and Sikat (2009), Sikat II will make a mark in history as it is set to compete in the 3,000-km race from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia in the 2011 World Solar Challenge on October 16-23, 2011. This will be the second time that the Philippines... read more
Job: Ornamental Plants CaretakerName: Lawrence de Lima, 25Status: Married with 3 kidsYears: 3Income: P200, daily salaryPerks: "Masarap maghalaman, parang naglilibang lang ako."Disadvantages: "Maraming kuripot, gusto hingin na lang ang halaman"Hobbies/Interests: basketball, billiards and social drinkingBeing green minded has its perks too. Working for almost 10 hours a day may be tiring to others, especially those who are in the corporate world, but 25 year old Lawrence considers his job as a form of recreation."Parang naglilibang lang ako." he says.Lawrence reports for duty at 7 in the morning, "Yun kasi yung oras na pumupunta ang mga landscape artists," and goes home... read more
Job: VulcanologistName: Victor "Vic" de Luna, 32Status: Domestic Partnership Years: 1Income: P100 - net daily incomePerks: "Nakakapagbasa ako."Disadvantages: "Nakakainip dito."Hobbies/Interests: "Chismax to the max, reading informative broadsheets like Sagad and Tiktik"Vic worked as a house painter for a couple of years before shifting to his current profession.GP: "Anong oras ang simula at tapos ng trabaho mo?"Vic: "24-hours tong vulcanizing shop namin. Napasok ako ng 7 ng umaga tapos nauwi ako ng 5 ng hapon. Day shift ako e." GP: "Anong maipapayo mo sa mga gustong sumunod sa yapak mo?"Vic: "Tsaga tsaka diskarte, yun bang kung ano ang gusto ng customer, yun... read more