A Filipino lady powerlifter snatched four gold medals at the 2008 Asian Powerlifting Championships held in Uzbekistan, radio dzBB reported Wednesday.
Erlina “Lily” Pecante, the postmaster of Pasig Central Post Office, also broke the Asian Masters Record in benchpress by lifting 125 kilograms or 275 pounds.
Pecante, 43, was among 12 Filipino powerlifters who competed in the event organized by the Asian Powerlifting Federation.
Our very own Charice hits global headlines once again as she got two standing ovations for her performance with musician-record producer David Foster for a benefit concert in Las Vegas.
Piolo Pascual will grace the Festival Paris Cinema 2008 (Sixth Edition) as the first Filipino artist specially invited to the event which is honoring the Philippines this year.
“…the mood and tone were really good, there were a few really shocking moments, and making Jesse (Bradford) an ex-con really added a new layer to it…” this is what Todd Brown has to say about the Filipino-helmed horror artfilm ‘The Echo.’ The Yam Laranas-directed movie is currently in Cannes 2008 Film Market making it the 3rd movie by a Filipino in the most prestigious film festival in the world.
ABS-CBN’s drama series like The Promise (Pangako Sa Yo), Timeless (Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas) and The Long Wait (Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay) are all blockbuster hits in Africa.