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Monday, May 7, 2012


Based on the LIVE INTERVIEW OF RAMON"MON" TULFO in Channel 5:

Veteran Journalist and broadcaster Ramon " Mon" Tulfo said that he filed charges of grave coercion and physical injury against Raymart Santiago, wife Claudine Baretto, et al, before at the Pasay City Prosecutor's office after getting involved in an brawl at the NAIA Terminal 3 yesterday, May 6, 2012.

Ramon " Mon" Tulfo said he initially does not want to file a complaint against the Santiago's but changed his mind after an alleged further verbal abuse from Claudine Barreto at the police headquarters following the altercation in NAIA 3.

Ramon " Mon" Tulfo's left and right temples as well as his right jaw are still swollen. He is also complaining of pain in his neck. Tulfo maintained he was the victim in the incident. 

The journalist said he only wanted to document and take a picture of Claudine Barreto's alleged outburst at a Cebu Pacific Airline representative after the arrival of their luggage got delayed.

He filed a case of grave coercion against actor Raymart Santiago after the latter allegedly tried to take his cellphone camera from him.

Ramon " Mon" Tulfo also filed charges of physical injuries against spouses Raymart and Claudine Baretto-Santiago, their companion Eduardo Atilano, and several other John and Jane Does

He said airport security is also culpable because he sustained further injuries when they physically subdued him.


Are you aware that according to statistics there are around four (4) million deaf people in the Philippines alone? And only around one hundred cast their votes during the last election? I hope the government supports them in their quest for public Video Relay Service (VRS)  to be provided in public areas. NOT everyone is aware of the plight of our comrades in the deaf community. I believe that our brothers and sisters who are deaf should have equal chances with everyone and a public Video Relay Service (VRS) will help them a lot.

Do you have Php 150 to spare? I am knocking on your heart please. Yes, I am calling on everyone, please support a carnival-themed fundraising event for the deaf come May 12, 2012 entitled Visual Music Carnival (VMC).  It will be an exciting event packed with fun-filled activities and performances bundled together with the most awesome rock bands in the Philippine music industry. Ms. Bernadette Herrera and her Bagong Henerasyon campaign support this event. This is a truly remarkable endeavor for our hearing and speaking impaired friends.

This charity event will help the Telecommunication Service Network for the Deaf (TSND) Inc., to raise funds to buy at least 5 (five) units of Video Relay Service (VRS) that will help deaf people here in the Philippines.  


The Visual Music Carnival is a celebration of music, visual arts and extreme sports with a direct cause. It is a fundraising event aimed to provide support to the projects of the Telecommunication Service Network for the Deaf (TSND) Incorporated. Part of the goal is to support the TSND’s public VRS station installation project in communities with a high volume of hearing impaired residents. This will be held annually in venues such as stadiums or fields upon which the stages and other structures are erected.


Video Relay Service is an internet powered service that helps deaf people call anywhere and anytime hassle free. A VRS booth comes with a V-Pad.

A V-pad is a touch screen videophone with a camera; it will be bolted in to a wall just like public pay phones. Where in there will be a sign language interpreter on standby during service hours.
To simplify, it’s a videophone with a built-in interpreter that will make the calls for the deaf caller.

Telecommunication Service Network for the Deaf (TSND) Inc., plans on installing these Public VRS stations in different public and private schools within Metro Manila with the most number of deaf students such as:
  • Philippine School for the Deaf
  • Lagro High School
  • Miriam College-Southeast Asian Institute for the Deaf
  • De La Salle-College of St. Benilde
  • and a whole lot more.
What:    Visual Music Carnival (VMC)
When:   May 12, 2012 from 12NN to 12MN
Where:  Amoranto Stadium grounds in Quezon City

Tickets are being distributed through SM Tickets and can be purchased for only PHP150 with tons of freebies such as rides, game tokens and skate plays. Activities such as jumpers, outdoor rides and carnival games and other thrilling activities, mind blowing games, band performance, battle of the bands, photo booths, skateboard exhibition demonstrations, playgrounds, cosplay competition.

For more information, please visit

For contest and exhibitor inquiries, please contact:

For battle of the bands inquiries, please contact:

For cosplay contest inquiries, please contact:

For media and other inquiries, please contact:

Futomi Nomura
AAP-VMC Team Lead
M: +63 9064052235
Tessa Villareal
Anime Alliance Marketing Specialist
M: +63 9277158160
Katherine Barrameda
Anime Alliance Coordinating Manager
M: +63 9261530548
Patrick Alvin Cham
Anime Alliance Marketing Specialist
M: +63 9165512650
David Michael Ramas
Anime Alliance Operating Manager
M: +1 9083422948
Katt Taylor
Event Organizer – Visual Music Carnival
M: +63 949678736

Chef Hasset Go Bloggers Night

My brother and I were invited by Mark to Chef Hasset Go bloggers night at Il Mercanti last May 5, 2012. We were early for the event so we registered first before we took our seats. The program started with a welcome Remarks by Il Mercanti Marketing Manager Ms. Analou De Castro.
LIVE DEMO - CHEF NANDO'S PAELLA (LOS HERMANOS) I so love his paella. I could taste the safron. So yummy!
With fellow blogger survivor Ms. Myrna and our new friend Chef.
CHEF HASSET GO is only 25 years old. He is a product of Heny Sison Culinary School. He owns MedChef Homemade Cakes and Pastries, Co-owner of Desserts Strip of Chef Maribel in Cagayan De Oro, Chef Instructor of Culinary Institute of Cagayan de Oro, One of the chefs behind Chefs and Foodservice Community of the Philippines, Global Excellence and People's Choice Awardee as an Outstanding Young Chef by Asia Pacific Awards

Chef Hasset Go Bloggers Night: The Il Mercanti Experience was very successful indeed.

Chef Hasset Go Bloggers Night: The Il Mercanti Experience is a project of" target="_blank">Mediactiv8 Communications as part of the completion of Module 3 requirement at the" target="_blank">Ateneo-DigitalFilipino Certified Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur Program. This event was fully supported by" target="_blank">Chef Hasset Go of" target="_blank">MedChefb>," target="_blank">," target="_blank">Il Mercanti Food Bazaar and concessionaires," target="_blank">Federated Distributors," target="_blank">King Sue," target="_blank">The Maya Kitchen," target="_blank">Puratosb>," target="_blank">Culinary Institute of Cagayan de Oro," target="_blank">Chef's Garb," target="_blank">The Blounge, Mr. Jayson Carlos of" target="_blank"> GUC, Mr. Jayson and Jamie Sy, Mr. Bert Sy, Mr. Eduardo Nabong of" target="_blank">Nabong Property Specialist and Mr. Gary Alan of Gary Alan Media.

Seven Men including Raymart Santiago ganged up on Ramon Tulfo

 See Raymart Santiago, Claudine Barreto vs. Ramon "Mon" Tulfo Brawl video here.

Screen shot from GMA7
Photo credit to Jenny

At least seven men, including actor Raymart Santiago and actress Claudine Barreto, ganged up on veteran TV host and Inquirer columnist Ramon "Mon" Tulfo , Sunday, May 6, 2012, at around eleven o' clock in the morning at NAIA3 Baggage Claim area..

The brawling incident occurred when Ramon "Mon" Tulfo took photos of Raymart Santiago’s wife, actress Claudine Baretto, “berating” a ground steward over a mishandled luggage.

Ramon "Mon" Tulfo said he arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 from Davao via a Cebu Pacific flight when he noticed a woman giving a ground staff of the budget airline a vicious dressing down.

Before the beating he received, Ramon "Mon" Tulfo's attention was caught by the ground stewardess who was on the verge of tears.

He said he initially sympathized with the woman after learning from onlookers she had been complaining of “an offloaded luggage,” which has been a subject of critical columns he wrote before. He did not recognize the woman as Claudine Baretto until he walked toward the airline’s complaints desk.

Tulfo pulled out his mobile phone and took photos of the scene, which he said would form part of a future column he intended to write, when a man from the actress’ group approached him.
The man, whom he later recognized as Baretto’s husband, Raymart Santiago, “demanded to get my phone which I used in taking shots,” the columnist said, adding he refused to surrender his phone.

Santiago continued to force Tulfo to give his phone to the actor when the latter’s companions came to his side, according to the columnist. Tulfo said he could not recall who threw the first punch because he was ganged up on.

He said he was hit at his blindside as the punches kept coming.

While trying to fight his way out, Tulfo said Baretto, who was nearby, repeatedly cursed him. He admitted that he might have hit the woman with a kick as he tried to fight back at his aggressors.
“This is the real persona of an actress who is always portrayed (in the movies) as a martyr,” he continued, as he pitied the ground staff of Cebu Pacific whom Baretto allegedly berated.
Tulfo said Baretto continued “cussing” him when they met for the second time at the airport police station. “I could only give her a smile as she fumed at me.”

At the same time, Tulfo denounced the NAIA security personnel and the airport police for failing to restrain Baretto’s party as they were restoring order in the area.

He said he already submitted himself to the authorities when they arrived and as they were sorting things out, “somebody lunged behind me and grabbed me by the neck.” The choking lasted a couple of seconds, and Tulfo said he could have passed out if it happened a few moments longer.

The police were preparing the paperwork for the charges Tulfo would be filing against the Santiago couple.                                                                                                                Source: Inquirer

Sunday, May 6, 2012


Today, May 6, 2012,  a fight between Raymart Santiago Claudine Barreto vs. Journalist/ Host Ramon "Mon" Tulfo occurred around lunch time at the NAIA 3 airport. 
 Screen grab from GMA7
 Photo credits: Jenny Reyes (@jennyfreyes).

Here is the video of the controversial airport fight between celebrity Raymart Santiago Claudine Barreto vs. Journalist/ Host Ramon "Mon" Tulfo.

                                                                                            Video source youtube spamsafe

Catching iButterfly at SM North Edsa

Good news to everyone who uses smartphones. Now, you can catch ibutterflies at any participating SM Supermalls until June 30, 2012. This is a great and engaging new experience for everyone who owns an iphone, ipad, itouch and android smartphones.
What the heck is ibutterfly?

“I Butterfly”, is created by Tokyo Innovation that incorporates augmented reality, motion sensor, global positioning system and location based services.  

The SM iButterfly is an Augmented Reality Application on your IOS and Android mobile devices.
Yes, people! SM iButterfly is a new reality game that let the gamer capture iButterflies with the use of their iOS or Android mobile devices. All they need to do is download the application, install it to their phones, capture butterflies and redeem the prizes.
I am always fascinated with butterflies ever since I was a child. Even my best friend shared the same fascination towards butterflies! So imagine my happiness when I got invited to SM Ibutterfly launching last May 5, 2012.
Here is a simple guide on how to catch ibutterflies:
  1. Download the app by connecting to the free SM WIFI or the SM_iButterfly SSIS at the participating malls of SM another option is for you to use your phone’s 3G connection. Using your gadget, simply download the App via Google Play and App Store’s, just search for the iButterfly Asia App. 
  2. Once downloaded, open the App and start catching iButterflies. These turn into instant prizes. Simply claim your prize at participating mall stores.

It is definitely a unique way of enjoying promos from SM Supermalls tenant partners such as Starbucks, Krispy Kreme, Forever 21, David’s Salon, Kenny Rogers, Jollibee, Mang Inasal, Chowking, Red Ribbon, Greenwich, Smart, BDO and Mc Donald’s!


iButterfly uses 3 technologies: 
  • Augmented Reality, for seeing the iButterflies in the real world
  • Motion Sensors for catching iButterflies using your phone 
  • and last but not the least is your phone’s Global Positioning System or GPS for finding where the iButterflies are.
visit for more information and application details
Listed here at are the coupons, discounts and freebies that you can catch.

Read the mechanics here to understand on how the game works

SM Supermalls simultaneously launch the iButterflies at the following SM Supermalls:
  • SM Mall of Asia
  • SM Megamall
  • SM North EDSA
  • SM City Fairview
  • SM Southmall, 
  • SM City Baguio
  • SM City Davao
  • SM City Cebu 
Catching iButterflies at SM Supermalls is a fun and entertaining mobile information and couponing experience when you are at an SM Mall!
For more information, you can visit SM Mall dedicated iButterfly website at: Download, catch and redeem now.

To everyone especially to my fellow butterfly enthusiasts let's start catching butterfly today until June 30, 2012.

HAPI iPad2 Promo Offer Has Been Extended!

iPad2 Promo Offer Has Been Extended!

The HOMESCHOOLING movement has been catching fire in the Philippines, especially in the past 3-4 years. Pioneering homeschooling families have produced children now excelling in conventional schools, in the workplace, and other areas.  These success stories and the growing interest in homeschooling among young Filipino families has been the spirit and inspiration behind HAPI’s flagship homeschooling event.

On May 19, HAPI will hold its 4th installment of the PHILIPPINE HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE 2012 in Ortigas Center.

With its chosen theme for the year, “Laying a strong foundation”, the main highlight for the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2012 is its key speaker, Ms. Debra Bell.  Ms. Bell is an active advocate of homeschooling, and the best-selling author of numerous published works on homeschooling, such as  best-selling author of the award-winning Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling (Apologia press).To read more on Ms. Debra Bell, click here.This will be, by far, the biggest homeschooling event in the country, as it welcomes attendees who are:
  • active homeschooling moms, dads, guardians and caregivers
  • aspiring homeschooling individuals
  • members of the academe who wish to learn about homeschooling teaching principles
  • members of the media

Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto round-by-round Review

Today, May 5, 2012 is the Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto fight and here is MMA Fighting round-by-round Review:

Round 1: Cotto stalking but so far eating small potshots here and there from Mayweather. Short uppercut from Mayweather lands. Shovel punch from Mayweather lands, but Cotto still stalking. Cotto fires off a three-punch combo, but still he's taken more shots than Mayweather. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 in favor of Mayweather.

Round 2: Mayweather nearly gets thrown out of the ring, but they're separated now and Cotto still pressing forward. Mayweather ducks a right hand and now they're separated. Cotto crowding Mayweather and landing a few shots on the inside. Now a left hook for Cotto as Mayweather lays back against the ropes. Now Mayweather opening up a little. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Cotto (19-19 overall).

Round 3: Cotto trying to close the distance and he's getting peppered with the jab by Mayweather plus a flush right hand. Cotto pressuring Mayweather against the ropes, but still hits mostly nothing but air. Now Mayweather finding gaps to land. Nice jab by Cotto. Mayweather with a straight right. Left jab again for Cotto. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (29-28 overall).

Round 4:
Several hard right hands from Mayweather find the mark in open space. Cotto tries to corner, but Mayweather won't be caught and lands a right hand of his own. Now Cotto doing a better job of cornering Mayweather, but not able to land much of anything. Cotto does manage to find some left hands while Mayweather is against the ropes, but he's still in control. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (39-37 overall).

Round 5: Cotto putting up a better fight than expected as again he's pressuring Mayweather into the ropes. Cotto trying to do body work, but a lot of it is being blocked and he eats a right hand. Cotto eats a few punches, but he's still pressuring forward on Mayweather. It's not clear how much he's landing. Nice left hook from Cotto. Now both fighters trading punches even if Mayweather's getting the better of it. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Cotto (48-47 overall for Mayweather).

Round 6: Lunging leap for Cotto with a left and now a right. Cotto digs to the body and eats a right for his efforts. Nice jab from Cotto. Two nice jabs from Cotto have Mayweather bleeding. Left hook from Cotto at the last second lands. Cotto is able to find the jab, but now Mayweather is stalking. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Cotto (57-57 overall for tie).

Round 7: Left hook to the body from Cotto to start the frame. Now a left hook for Mayweather. Cotto lands an uppercut on the inside. Short right finds the mark for Cotto. Cotto chasing Mayweather into the corner, but can't get it and Mayweather circles out. Mayweather landing much more this round. Cotto lands a left to the body, but that's probably Mayweather's round. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (67-66 overall for Mayweather).

Round 8: Cotto going back to the body and pressuring Mayweather into the ropes. Cotto's getting through a little bit now. Both fighters trading punches and Mayweather's off the ropes now. Both fighters trading left hooks in the center of the ring now. Cotto is almost bullying Mayweather now. Easy round for Cotto. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Cotto (76-76 overall for the tie).

Round 9: Cotto still trying to pressure Mayweather into the ropes, but so far nothing doing. Mayweather lands a right. A lot of inside fighting as Cotto is trying to essentially push Mayweather into the ropes and is so far unsuccessful. Mayweather with a few short rights, but Cotto fires two hard lefts. Mayweather landing nice left uppercuts. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (86-85 overall for Mayweather).

Round 10: Cotto still trying to back him up and there's a lot more clinching this round. Mayweather is firing back with an overhand right, but eats a jab. Now fires his own jab. Close, close fight. Cotto with all the ring generalship here, but not landing any heavy shots. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (96-94 overall for Mayweather).

Round 11: Mayweather with a right straight to open the frame. Cotto leaping in to close distance and some of the shots are getting through. Cotto backing Mayweather into the ropes. Short left from Mayweather sneaks in against the ropes. Mayweather starting to get the better of this inside fighting. Nice left hook from Cotto. Mayweather finds two short rights. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (106-103 overall for Mayweather).

Round 12: And again, Cotto goes right back to the pressure. Now they're talking to each other. Mayweather punching his way out pressuring, but not doing so unscathed. Left hook ripped to the body by Cotto. Cotto got staggered by an uupercut and his legs wobbled. Mayweather fires off two more punches and now he's dancing. Cotto still pressing forward, however. Fight ends there. MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Mayweather (116-112 overall for Mayweather).                                      

New WBA and WBC diamond light middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather.                         
Source: MMA Fighting



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