Happy Birthday, Joey Concepcion! (The Philippine Star) - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Last July 20, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion celebrated his milestone 60th birthday with family, friends and partners in the advocacy. Joey Concepcion, PLDT Group chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan and PLDT chief revenue officer Eric Alberto. Joey, whose birthday really falls on June 23, celebrated his exact birthday with his family abroad. The party was attended by more than 200 guests including Cabinet members, senators and congressmen, entrepreneurs and relatives. Seated are Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (right) and Monica Prieto-Teodoro. Standing are Sen. Bam Aquino, Luli Arroyo-Bernas and Grace Glory Go. Entertainment was a coming together of icons from ’80s OPM: Hajji Alejandro, Kuh Ledesma and Basil Valdez singing their hits, while Christine Allado and … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Joey Concepcion!
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Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II Gregory Katz (Associated Press) - April 22, 2018 - 12:33pm LONDON — The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history. Queen Elizabeth II, with her eldest son Prince Charles at her side, waved to the crowd as they celebrated her 92nd birthday in song. Charles got an enthusiastic response when he introduced her as: "Your majesty, mummy." The queen took center stage after a varied pop concert featuring British singers Sting, Tom Jones and Jamie Cullum along with Australian star Kylie Minogue, long a fan favorite here. Shaggy and Craig David also performed, and the festivities took a long stroll down memory lane, with audio from a speech Elizabeth made on her 21st birthday and video from her Golden Jubilee, when roughly 1 million people gathered outside Buckingham … [Read more...] about Thousands sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Queen Elizabeth II
Singapore zoo is immersed in a festive atmosphere as officials and zoo keepers celebrated the birthday of locally born polar bear Inuka on Tuesday. Inuka was born on 26 December 1990 and will turn 26 this year, which is equivalent to seventies in comparison to humans.The septuagenarian polar bear was treated with a birthday cake made from agar-agar topped with a salmon head. Nearly 400 visitors were there to watch Inuka celebrating the birthday with his first ever cake made from agar-agar, which is derived from seaweed and is commonly found in Asian desserts. The polar bear's previous birthday cakes were comprised of an ice base and various toppings."This year's cake was made from agar-agar to make it easier on Inuka's teeth," Dr. Cheng Wen-Haur, deputy CEO and chief life sciences officer for Wildlife Reserves Singapore told Channel NewsAsia. Inuka is going through regular checkups after he was diagnosed with arthritis and dental issues. He is currently on a senior animal care … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Inuka: Singapore Zoo’s polar bear celebrates 27th birthday
MANILA - Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez on Saturday took to Instagram to celebrate the life of her "dream come true and everyday hero." The former commercial model posted pictures of her husband, actor and Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, to mark his 52nd birthday. "Happy birthday, my love. Thank you for your quiet strength, your funny ways, how you always make a rough day feel better, a good one great," Torres-Gomez wrote in the caption. "You are not just my dream come true, you are my rock and everyday hero — dependable, reliable, resilient, sweet in the most unexpected days, constant," she added. The Leyte representative ended her sweet note by wishing her other half "more happy birthdays" filled with "(good) health, the gift of family and friends." "Know that I love you in every corner of my happy heart," she said. Gomez's daughter Juliana also greeted him on the image-sharing site. "Extremely lucky to have you as my dad. happy birthday, i love you," Juliana's caption read. … [Read more...] about News ‘Not just my dream come true’: Lucy Torres marks Richard Gomez’s birthday with sweet message
January 8 in Kim Jong Un’s 34th birthday. The day hasn’t been made a national holiday, unlike the birthdays of both his father and grandfather, which are still celebrated. A North Korean expert told BI that it’s too cold and expensive to celebrate his birthday right now. Others say it could be due to growing discontent amongst his people. January 8 is Kim Jong Un’s 34th birthday – but nobody in North Korea is celebrating with him. According to the country’s official calendar, as cited by the BBC, the day is just a normal working Monday. North Korea has attempted to cover up Kim’s birthday in the past. In 2014, former NBA star Dennis Rodman was in North Korea for Kim’s birthday, and sang “Happy Birthday” to him at a basketball match in Pyongyang. But citizens were told only Rodman had “sung him a special song,” with no mention of his … [Read more...] about It’s Kim Jong Un’s birthday, but nobody in North Korea is celebrating — here’s why