‘MasterChef Asia’ on Lifetime Sept. 3 | Inquirer Entertainment

‘MasterChef Asia’ on Lifetime Sept. 3

/ 12:14 AM August 15, 2015

Three Filipinos are among the 15 finalists in the first “MasterChef Asia” competition, premiering on Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. on Lifetime. They are Jake Aycardo, Lica Ibarra and Rico Amancio. Aycardo used to work in a bank, Ibarra is a finance sales officer, and Amancio is a paralegal.

They will be competing against chefs from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam for prizes, including $50,000, internships, unique leisure experiences and home appliances.


Digital reboot

Four eco-tourism groups in Aloguinsan, Cebu, are ready to move to the digital space after attending the four-day Panalo Community Training sponsored by Talk ‘N Text and organized by Grassroots Travel. They created demo websites and learned about travel trends, branding and packaging, blogging, photography, videography and social media marketing and analytics.


‘Red Alert’

DZMM’s “Red Alert” program recently partnered with Eveready, the leading brand of batteries and flashlights, for its Emergency Expo 2015 at Amana Water Park in Pandi, Bulacan. The expo underscored the theme of disaster preparedness as the key to safety and survival.

‘Wheels TV’


At 10 a.m. today, “Wheels TV” on the ABS-CBN Sports + Action channel features car cleaning experts from Sonax, V-Power Nitro+ Diesel, the Suzuki Grand Vitara, the Nissan NV350 and the Isuzu B-Max.

Al Perez

Starting Aug. 21, Art Asia at SM Megamall proudly presents, “Body Scape by Al Perez,” an exhibit of nude paintings (until Sept. 4).


‘Modern Living TV’

On “Modern Living TV” today, the focus is on Megaworld’s Boracay Newcoast, the Diptyque scent boutique and dream kitchen models from Scavolini.

Against the Current

American pop-punk band, Against the Current, returns to Manila on Sept. 5 for a show at the Metrotent in Metrowalk, Ortigas. Presented by New World Manila Bay Hotel, DMC Phils. and Resorts World Manila. Call 470-2222 or 891-9999

Jennylyn for Hip Culture

With her currently, high-flying career and hectic schedule, it’s important to multimedia star Jennylyn Mercado that the clothes she wears on different occasions are uniquely fashionable and stellar—but also comfortable, trendy and fun.

She embodies the stylish youthfulness that Hip Culture’s tops, skirts, dresses, shades and accessories exude—so, her being the fashion line’s endorser is—a perfect fit!


Judd Apatow’s latest comedy, “Trainwreck,” starring hot, new comedienne Amy Schumer, is showing exclusively at Ayala Mall cinemas starting Aug. 26. The film also stars Bill Hader, Brie Larson and Lebron James.

Pinoy K-Pop Star finals

At 1 p.m. today, the Pinoy K-Pop Star finals will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Centerstage, free admission. The winner of the singing competition will represent the Philippines in the online regional finals of the 2015 K-Pop World Festival, while the winner of the dance group category will represent the country in the 2015 K-Pop Festival in Korea.

At Daiso Japan

For its Rainy Day Sale, Daiso Japan at Robinsons malls offers a torrent of discounted items from its extensive selection of kawaii merchandise—chic umbrellas, raincoats, shoes, deodorizer, dehumidifiers, bike covers—etc.!

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