Month: December 2013

18th Alaska Football Cup Continues Finest Football Competition in PH

alaskab (65)Witness once again the biggest, most eagerly anticipated football tournament in the country when over 300 teams composed of 4,200 players compete in the 18th Alaska Football Cup on December 7 and 8 at the Alabang Country Club Fields, Muntinlupa City.

No other football competition in the country comes close to the Alaska Football Cup which is played in 29 football fields under the supervision of more than 100 referees, which will find more than 2,600 goals scored in more than 700 games.

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Alaska promotes positive values of teamwork, cooperation and fair play through sports activities like the football cup. Likewise, Alaska leads in promoting a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition by drinking milk regularly and by engaging in sports.

Football players who are six to 16 years old participate in the Alaska Football Cup coming from all over the Philippines including Metro Manila, Baguio, Olongapo, Angeles City, Tacloban, Naga, Bacolod, Cebu, Palawan, Legaspi, Los Baños, Iloilo and Batangas.

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This partnership started in 1995 when Alaska teamed up with former professional international football player Tomas Lozano to create the 1st Alaska Football Cup. Alaska has contributed to the phenomenal growth of amateur football in the country through this annual competition.

Promoting the participation of the youth in football along with other sports like basketball and triathlon through the Alaska Power Camps exemplifies the company’s commitment to nation building through nutrition and sports.

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The Alaska Football Cup has been widely acknowledged for its outstanding contribution to youth sports and development in the country, particularly in the grassroots level.

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For more information, check out the Alaska Football Cup website, and live tweets and updates @ALASKAsportshub


Blogger Party: WhenInManila Xmas Rockeoke Blog Party at Aracama on Dec 17


Bloggers! You’re all invited!

WhenInManila will be having a ROCKING BLOGGER PARTY and it will be on December 17, 2013 in The Fort BGC.

Live performances from Guji Lorenzana, Janjay Coonquilla and the Tuesday Band will be expected so it will be festive and it will be hosted by, Sha Supangan and JCI Fort Bonifacio

Lots of fun, drinks, prizes and surprises to bring in the Xmas season!

There will be lots of surprises but you MUST be dressed in your best Rockstar or Pop Icon outfit! So unleash the inner Popstar in you!

See you guys.


Details on how to get an RSVP, visit

Running 101: Time to Hit the Road and Get Active!

Running 101 Cover

These days, being healthy has become more than sticking to a certain diet. It has to be a combination of eating healthy and living an active lifestyle.

Running 101 is for those who want to get started on hitting the road, living a healthy life, or even conquering the finish line. It is a 28-page running guide with tips and expert advice from top running coaches, as well as practical information about gear, training, and basically everything runners or aspiring runners need to know as they progress to marathons, ultramarathons, or to pursuing a different running path such as trail running or barefoot running.

Running 101 is a MultiSport Philippines special issue and is the magazine’s first publication dedicated to running and in upping the game of beginner and competitive runners alike.


It is published and distributed by Hinge Inquirer Publications, a member of the Inquirer Group of Companies.


Krem-Top’s Change for the Better Pilipinas Campaign

Change for the Better logoCan a brand bring about positive change towards community progress and nation-building?  By encouraging everyone’s desire to change for the better during New Year, one brand did.


Richard Yap aka Papa Chen and now, Sir Chief in the ABSCBN hit noon time soap Be Careful with my Heart

Richard Yap aka Papa Chen and now, Sir Chief in the ABS-CBN hit noon time soap Be Careful with my Heart as the ambassador for Krem-Top.

Papa Jack photo

90.7 Love Radio’s Papa Jack as a representative to Krem-Top’s campaign for Change for a Better Pilipinas.

In 2010, Krem-Top was launched as a superior coffee creamer.  In the moments when people were open to changing many things in their lives, Krem-Top inspired people to chart their destinies through small and simple resolutions.




I got the chance to take a shot with the Krem-Top’s Ambassadors for Change fof a Better Pilipinas held in WagFu Chinese Bistro.
Photos courtesy of Leslie of Lestsky Photography and Justin Gomez.

As Krem-Top started it’s Happy New Change campaign towards the New Year, Krem-Top encouraged Filipino’s positivism towards a bright future to be expressed in their resolutions.  This was done through an ad that showed a series of changes that they promised to make.  It challenged the viewers with the question – what will you change for the better?

Krem-Top's Change for a Better Pilipinas was hosted by Love Radio's Emma Harot

Krem-Top’s Change for a Better Pilipinas was hosted by Love Radio’s Emma Harot.

In the succeeding years, Krem-Top continued the call for change through campaigns that emboldened people to be inspired and bring to life their resolutions. In throngs, people were motivated to make them no matter how small or mundane – all because everyone wanted to change for the better.

For 2013, Krem-Top pushes the envelope, telling Filipinos that small changes when done together can effect a change not just for the individual but for an entire country.  All it takes is the will and participation of the greater majority.

Sir Chief and Papa Jack during the press con as they answer some questions from the media

Sir Chief and Papa Jack during the press con as they answer some questions from the media.

With the help of Krem-Top’s brand ambassadors Papa Jack and Richard Yap, a declaration of a better Pilipinas will not remain as a vision but a reality. Papa Jack does his best to really help his listeners through his love advices and life lessons in his radio program “True Love Confessions”. Richard Yap on the other hand serves as an inspiration as he continuously challenges himself to be better: from being a businessman to a commercial model, a singer and now one of the most sought after celebrity and endorser.

Aren't they're so charming to be the Ambassadors for Change for the Better Pilipinas? Indeed, they are.

Aren’t they’re so charming to be the Ambassadors for Change for the Better Pilipinas? Indeed, they are.

Encapsulated in this year’s campaign line “CHANGE FOR A BETTER PILIPINAS”, Krem-Top’s advocacy has been all about making small changes to make a big impact. This year, those small changes are about to get bigger, as they rally the entire country to make a change. Simulan na ang pagbabago! Change for the Better Pilipinas!

For more information, log on to our Facebook page: or follow us on twitter: @kremtopPH

The AMBASSADORS for Krem-Top's Change for a Better Pilipinas Sir Chief & Papa Jack together with my bloggers team. Thanks Justin Gomez.

The AMBASSADORS for Krem-Top’s Change for a Better Pilipinas Sir Chief & Papa Jack together with my bloggers team.
Thanks Justin Gomez.

Alaska Aces App Launching


The Alaska Aces, one of the most successful franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association, formally launched the Alaska Aces App. This is another innovation which brings the team closer to the public and to it’s fans (Gatas Republik)


Look! The Alaska Aces have their own app downloaded.


Launching the Alaska Aces app is about giving our fans continuous access to the team. In the connected and digital world we live in, we realize how people tend to engage and this app provides such an opportunity. said Wilfred Steven Uytengsu, Aces Team Owner. We have always sought to be a pioneer in the PBA, so whether it be the first team to provide rings to a Championship team, to retiring a player’s number or develop a dedicated website, Alaska has been at the forefront of new developments. My favorite saying is GOOD ENOUGH, NEVER IS. And that applies to all aspects of the franchise. I’m confident this new feature will be enjoyed by all our fans and perhaps attract new ones. Uytengsu added.

Screenshots from Android’s Google Playstore:


The Alaska Aces App was formally launched last November 27 at the Imperial Ice Bar, The Fort Strip, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.


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The Alaska Aces became the first team in the PBA to have their own Smartphone Application which allows the public to have access to the current events, news, updated team profile pictures and videos of the Alaska Aces.

The Alaska Aces App is free and may be downloaded through any Android or iPhone.

Alaska Aces team manager Richard Bachmann said the Alaska Aces App allows fans to be updated with their favorite Alaska Aces players and to see their activities on and off the court.

The Alaska Aces has become one of the most successful PBA teams while adhering to the guiding principle set forth by team owner Fred Uytengsu of winning with integrity and always practicing fair play.


Some of my moments with the Alaska Aces Team.


One of my favorites, Gabriel Espinas.

Like other PBA teams, the Alaska Aces has their own Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. In addition, Alaska Aces is the only PBA team with its own website ( ), and now Smartphone App.


With my co-bloggers at the media launch of Alaska Aces App at Imperial Ice Bar. Photo courtesy of Leslie Lim of Lestsky Photography