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  • Kristine and Oyo Sotto's Kids are Experts at These Home Chores

    Plus, Dingdong Dantes and Shaina Magdayao team up for education project, a star-studded launch of Hello Kitty Cafe in Taguig, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  • Kristine and Oyo Sotto's kids are experts at these home chores

    Proud parents Kristine Hermosa and Oyo Sotto are definitely raising masipag kids, who are always happy to do their share of household chores. In a video posted by Oyo on Instagram, Kaleb is seen washing the dishes, while his Ate Ondrea sweeps the floor. "Hugas at Walising!" the dad wrote as a caption. Kaleb also likes to sweep... everywhere, indoors and outdoors. 

    Ondrea, on the other hand, loves taking care of her younger siblings. One photo shows the little girl helping feed Kaleb then (he can eat on his own now), while the next pictures show her and her siblings looking after youngest brother, Vin. Good job, kids! (

    Dingdong Dantes and Shaina Magdayao team up for education project

    Dingdong Dantes, as chairman of Yes Pinoy Foundation, and Shaina Magdayao set aside network wars to collaborate for the construction of a two-hectare "eco-camp" in Siargao that would help provide agricultural training for STEAM-related jobs for out-of-school youth and be a form of livelihood. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. "Through the process, natuturuan ang young Filipinos on different types of learning na sila mismo, nakaka-discover, nagiging creative sila and innovative," Dingdong explained. The two actors, together with Ginebra basketball player LA Tenorio who represents Smile Cares Foundation, signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the "Yes to Full STEAM Ahead" project. Yes Pinoy Foundation will be selecting students and teachers to train and facilitate in the eco camp. (

    LOOK: Star-studded VIP launch of Hello Kitty Cafe


    Celebrities graced the VIP opening of the Hello Kitty Cafe at the Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Present at the exclusive opening of the new cafe were Marian Rivera, Dingdong Dantes, and Zia; Lea Salonga; Dawn Zulueta and daughter Ayisha; sisters Toni and Cathy Gonzaga; James Reid and Nadine Lustre; the Concio sisters; Richard Yap; Tom and Antoinette Taus; and more.

    Since last year, the beloved girl-cat has been teasing the opening of a Hello Kitty Cafe in Manila, after a few pop-up cafes here and there. Hello Kitty Cafes are also located in Japan, South Korea and in Hong Kong. (

    FDA warns versus unregistered supplements
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a list of nine unregistered food supplements beings sold on the market today. In a release, the agency warned consumers that these products "have not gone through evaluation and testing" and so it "cannot guarantee their quality and safety." The unregistered supplements included are: Natuform Beauty Breast, Sambong Food Supplement, Banaba Food Supplement and Mangosteen Food Supplement by Home Made Herbal Product, Malunggay Food Supplement, Power Charcoal in a capsule, Rice Germ, Zhong Hua Niu Bian Supplement, and Lian Zhan Qi Tian Supplement. The FDA also advised the public to visit its website to check whether a product is registered or not before purchasing. (

    Want to help finalize the name of the new blue Crayola?


    When Crayola retired the Dandelion yellow color earlier this year, the box-of-24 crayons had room for a new one. The company revealed that it would be replaced by a still unnamed color blue. We're not exactly sure yet how different it will be from the other known shades of blue, but Crayola has encouraged fans to submit possible names for it. It has recently released the shortlist of possible names. All there is to do now is to vote. The choices are: Dreams Come Blue, Star Spangled Blue, Blue Moon Bliss, Reach for the Stars, and Bluetiful. Which one do you like best? You have until August 31 to cast your vote. The final name will be announced in September. (mashable)

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