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Piolo Pascual leads the SunPIOLOgy Run 2015

Filipino film and television actor, musician, model and producer, the Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Awardee at the 63rd FAMAS—Piolo Pascual in partnership with Sun Life-Philippines lead the advocacy run called SunPIOLOgy 2015, which is slated on November 28 at the routes of the Fort Bonifacio’s newly-opened McKinley West of Megaworld Properties.

The event was launched on October 5 at Max’s Restaurant on Scout Tuason, Quezon City.

On its seventh year, the run is dedicated to the fight diabetes and making the country as an emergency hotspot of the said disease, affecting more than four million Filipinos (apart from the undiagnosed) nationwide.

Pascual will lead other Star Magic celebrities in this said event and its beneficiaries include the Institute of Studies on Diabetes Foundation, Inc. (ISDFI), Lingkod Kapamilya and Hebreo Foundation.

Piolo Pascual for SunPIOLOgy. Photograph by Ted Claudio of WazzupPH.

Piolo Pascual for SunPIOLOgy. Photograph by Ted Claudio of WazzupPH.

The said fun and fund-raising run has a new category called Golden Kilometers or GK (P600); it’s a 1K distance that can be enjoyed by those in their 50s and up. Participants have the options to choose to run in 500-M Kids Dash (P350), 3K (P700), 5K (P800) and 10K (P900).

Registration begins online from October 12 at SunPIOLOgy.com.

Piolo is also Sun Life ambassador along with his son Iñigo Pascual and the founder of Hebreo Foundation.


Alex Gonzaga: Proactiv’s First Filipina Face

MANILA, Philippines – On Tuesday, September 29, the 27-year-old actress-comedienne and a loyal user of Proactiv for six years now—Alex Gonzaga was launched as the first Filipina face of the said skin care product at Buddha-Bar Manila, Picar Place Residences, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City.

Gonzaga is Proactiv's First Filipina Face. Image courtesy of Proactiv Philippines.

Gonzaga is Proactiv’s First Filipina Face. Image courtesy of Proactiv Philippines.

According to Gonzaga, it was her male cousin who introduced her to use Proactiv. She was in the US back then and tried the product out of desperation to find a quick treatment for her skin getting into a breakout.

As a celebrity and living a quite stressful life due to long hours of tapings, shootings and never-ending mall shows plus the heavy makeups that her face has to endure; Proactiv solution has been a big help in maintaining her skin fresh and healthy-looking. She guarantees that with the said product, the mild formulation gently exfoliates the skin (including hers), removes excess oil and delivers powerful acne-fighting medicine.

Since then, whenever she encounters friends, workmates, or acquaintances in and out of the entertainment industry who have skin problems, she easily recommends Proactiv.

“She is beautiful, spontaneous and hip, making her perfect for the brand,” says Mari del Rosario, general manager of Proactiv Philippines.

Alex promotes Proactiv 3-Step System as a daily skin care routine, which consists of Renewing Cleanser (an oil-free, soap-free medical exfoliating cleanser that eradicates acne-causing bacteria), Revitalizing Toner (a refreshing alcohol-free toner that refines and purifies pores), and a feather-light, invisible medicated treatment called Repair Treatment.

Proactiv is now available at Watsons nationwide with a 30-day kit and a 60-day kit, respectively.

Miggs Cuaderno wins Best Actor at the LGBT Film Festival in Paris

Cuaderno poses with his talent discoverer and godfather, the veteran film director who created 'Bagets' in the 80s - Maryo J. Delos Reyes.

Cuaderno poses with his talent discoverer and godfather, the veteran film director who created ‘Bagets’ in the 80s – Maryo J. Delos Reyes.

Productions56 Incorporated and GMA Artist Center talent Miggs Cuaderno, also the star of Cinemalaya film entry for 2013 Cinemalaya Film Festival titled ‘Quick Change’ bagged the best actor award at the Lesbian Film Festival, Gay, Bi, Trans & +++ of Paris. The festival celebrates its 20th anniversary and was held from November 25 to December 2 in cinemas MK2 Bibliothèque, MK2 Beaubourg and in several rooms on the outskirts of Paris.

‘Quick Change’ is a film written and directed by Eduardo W. Roy Jr. It is about a life of Dorina, a middle-aged transsexual looking for his niche amidst the complexities of the world he is in. This is a story of suffering, acceptance and hope. Cuaderno plays the nephew of Dorina.

The team of LGBTIQ film festival More Paris offers a selection of the best of international production in the Competition section and reward feature films, feature documentaries, and short films.

Currently, Cuaderno is featured in GMA-7 show, a titled ‘Tropang Potchi’, winner of Silver World Medal from the New York Festivals Best Works for TV and Film. The said show is created for kids sponsored by Columbia International Food Products and is set in a modern milieu, the program aims to promote traditional Filipino values through comic narrative stories and exciting feature segments. Apart from this show, he gets to appear on some shows of the said Kapuso network.

Watch the trailer of ‘Quick Change’ here.