Have You Thought of Relocating Abroad?

If you’re relocating to a foreign country, the immediate future will be filled with both excitement and worry. 
You will face many challenges and issues which must be fully  considered before deciding to pursue such a route. The attractions of expatriate life are varied. But if the financial implications of  an overseas move are not anticipated and not planned for, this may have a huge impact on the success of your relocation. You may miss opportunities to establish a solid foundation for your future in a new country.
Here are some key points to assess when making such a decision, to ensure that the decision is the right one for you and your family:

Ability to gain a good work/life balance
Employment Opportunties
Education options for children
Availability of basic services
Safety & security
Property purchase and maintenance
Proximity to loved ones
Familiarity and convenience
Language barriers

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wen cleansing conditioner

Wen Cleansing Conditioner Now in the Philippines

How would you like to have one hair care product that not only cleans and conditions your hair, but also acts as a deep conditioner, detangler and leave-in conditoner? Wouldn’t that be great?
Well,  that 5–in-1 hair care product is now in the Philippines. It’s Wen Cleansing Conditioner, formulated by US-based celebrity stylist Chaz Dean, in cooperation with Guthy Renker, the same company that produced Proactiv Solution.
I got to be one of the few to first try Wen Cleansing Conditioner before it hits the shelves in the Philippines.
I was given a trial size of the Sweet Almond Mint variant (the other is Pomegranate) of Wen Cleansing Conditioner. The product looks like your ordinary conditioner, but does a lot more than an ordinary shampoo and conditioner combined.
I have short, straight, fine hair. My hair and scalp tends to be dry because I shampoo a lot. I also use a conditioner, but maybe not as often … Continue Reading →

6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

Call for Workshop Applicants: Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

Calling on Filipino student, amateur and independent filmmakers and film collectives to apply for the 6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival intensive workshops. The series of workshops include scriptwriting, directing, digital cinematography, non-linear editing and sound design. Each workshop will last for 2 to 3 days each which will be conducted from May to June 2014. The workshops are for free. Slots are limited to 5 applicants only.

Deadline of application is on May 17, 2014.


§  Accomplished application form;
§  Story concept for a short film or any audio-visual work based on the festival’s theme (social movements);
§  Synopsis if work is already under production. The work should also carry the festival’s theme;
§  Short biography of filmmaker or short orientation of film collective/organization;
§  Photo of filmmaker/logo of film collective/organization;
§  Title and link to works uploaded online (if available);
§  Signed Terms and Conditions

Send application requirements to any of the following:
Via e-mail:

Via courier:
                Flor Chantal Eco
                Unit C3, 9/F, City Tower Condominium
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