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Mandaluyong breaks world record for largest Zumba class

via cnnphilippines.com – Mandaluyong City broke a Guinness World record on Sunday (July 19) for the largest Zumba class held in a single venue. Zumba is a dance fitness activity created by a Colombian dancer in the 1990s, involving aerobic exercises and dance choreography. A total of 12,975 participants in Read more »

CNN poll: Philippines has world’s 2nd best food

via philstar.com – Which destination has the world’s best food? The Philippines ranked second among destinations in the world with the best food, according to a survey conducted by CNN through an open Facebook poll. Garnering 1,528 votes, the Philippines came second to Taiwan, which earned 8,242 votes. The survey Read more »

Mattel features Pinay Barbie in glamor collection

via gmanetwork.com – Pinay beauty is again showcased on the international stage, this time as a glamor Barbie doll. Designed by Carlyle Nuera, Mutya Barbie will be sold a limited edition doll – only 4,400 of them will be made, BarbieCollector.com said. “She wears a long gown under a sheer Read more »

Waning Funds May End Philippines’ 40-Year Bamboo Organ Fest

via abcnews.go.com By Teresa Cerojano/Associated Press – It has survived time, storms and wars. But a nearly 200-year-old bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, is facing what may be its biggest threats yet: pop music and dwindling donations. For the last four Read more »

Kind words, laughter, tears fill the Mandarin Oriental Manila on its last day

By Francine M. Marquez/Photos by Peter C. Marquez with special thanks to the Mandarin Oriental Manila/interaksyon.com – · September 9, Tuesday, started out as any ordinary working day at the Mandarin Oriental Manila. The exemplary kitchen team arrived for their usual 5 a.m. duty call to prepare the day’s Read more »

Pinoy artist lauded for realistic celeb dolls

By Czer Esquejo/abs-cbnnews.com – Filipino artist Noel Cruz is again in the limelight, several years after he first became famous for repainting factory dolls to create life-like collectibles. Cruz drew acclaim for transforming ordinary mass-produced factory dolls into life-like figurines. Recently, he repainted dolls following the release of actress Angelina Read more »