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Google Wishes Jose Rizal A Happy 158th Birthday

Today — June 19, 2019 — marks the 158th birth anniversary of the Philippines’ National Hero, Jose Rizal. Any  Filipino will be able to tell you we celebrate Rizal for his part in the Philippines’ efforts towards independence, from his writings against the Spanish Friars to his execution which led to martyrdom. Whether symbolic or […]

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Nadine Lustre and Eddie Garcia Win Best Actress and Actor Award for Gawad Urian 2019

Nadine Lustre and Eddie Garcia are among this year’s big winners at the 42nd Gawad Urian Awards Night, taking home the awards for Best Actress and Best Actor respectively. Lustre, fresh from her win at the FAMAS Awards, received her second Best Actress title for the movie Never Not Love You directed by Antoinette Jadaone. Although she was […]

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WATCH: Home workout routines by Isabelle Daza

If you will notice, Isabelle Daza, Anne Curtis, and the rest of the gang have been on top of their health this year. But Isabelle Daza, on a different note, is a #MOMspiration to a lot of Pinays. Not just on how she raises Baltie but also because of the super healthy lifestyle she has. […]

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Anne Curtis wears stunning Michael Cinco creation at Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Remember when Michael Cinco’s creations were a show-stopper at this year’s Cannes Film Festival? Well, in case you missed it… Our very own fashion designer, Michael, did it again! During the Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Coronation Night, the Smart Araneta Coliseum was filled with nothing but glam and beauty. And girl, we’re not just talking about […]

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LOOK: This Man Built an Iron Man Suit that Can Fly!

I’m not gonna lie that I badly wanted to live the life of my favorite superheroes when I was a kid. Who doesn’t? Imagine driving a Batmobile or wielding Mjölnir. That’s the ultimate dream of many superhero fans. If Iron Man is your favorite Avenger, then you’ll be excited to know that there exists a […]

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Jake Cuenca, Kris Bernal, and Katrina Halili Star in an Action-Drama Film About War on Drugs

Words by Meldrick Tin Bell Films, a film outlet making a comeback after over 23 years, has released a new film. KontrAdiksyon, starring Jake Cuenca, Kris Bernal, and Katrina Halili, is an action-packed movie tackling the issue on the war on drugs. ALSO READ: More Than Just A Love Story: 8 Local Romantic Indie Films that Tackle […]

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Angel Locsin Funds Education of 31 Students As Gesture of Thanks to Fans

Actress Angel Locsin recently quoted Nelson Mandela by posting on her Instagram: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” She used it when announcing her most recent gesture of generosity, which was to grant scholarships to 31 different students for their schooling. The act has initiated people and […]

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Homeless Man Works By Selling Fruits To Take Care Of Stray Cats

It’s a common thing for people to say that those who have the least are often those who give the most. We find that people who have it the worst are still the ones with the most open hearts, willing to donate or help another in need. Loong Dum from Thailand is a shining example of this.  […]

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LOOK: Heart Evangelista Shows Off Amazing Philippine Weaves In OOTD

The Philippine weaving industry is one constantly overlooked given the amount of effort, skill, and heart they pour into the work they do. A struggling industry that doesn’t always get the recognition they deserve, it becomes especially significant when persons of note give them their time in the limelight. Which is why we stan celebrities […]

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Famous ASMR YouTuber ‘Life with MaK’ Is Quitting YouTube

YouTuber Makenna Kelly, better known as Life with MaK, has recently resolved to leave YouTube following a number of professional problems with the platform. Several of her videos had been forcibly removed as part of YouTube’s effort to address the problem of its growing pedophilic population. Makenna, however, has called out their actions as discriminatory towards […]

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Japanese Animation Heads Believe That The Anime Industry Is In Crisis

Amidst discussions of Japan’s animation industry proving a formidable opponent to Western Animation comes the perhaps surprising reveal that many believe Anime to be in trouble. Despite Japan’s strong showing at the world’s most important animation festival — with 3 entries in Annecy Animation Festival’s 10 Feature Films — artists place structural problems as the main […]

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Child Garbage Collector Grows Up To Become Valedictorian With Full Scholarship

Sophy Ron, a woman now graduating as valedictorian of her class at Trinity College and on her way to a full ride at the University of Melbourne, actually started her life working at the Phnom Penh dump. At just 11 years old she would be working 7 days a week at the Stung Meanchey Municipal Waste Dump […]

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Is Alessandra De Rossi Dating Director Rico Gutierrez?

Kita Kita actress Alessandra De Rossi and GMA 7 Director Rico Gutierrez are the latest celebrity pair rumored to be involved in a romantic relationship after fans and followers have noticed their recent Instagram exchanges. Rico, who is the man behind popular GMA 7 shows, including  The Boobay and Tekla Show, Lip Sync Battle Philippines, Survivor Philippines, Kap’s […]

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7 Ways to Make Your Senior Year The One to Remember

Words by: Kiana Palacios Your high school days will be one of those years in your life that you will remember forever. With another new school year upon us, we’re writing this for the seniors out there! Here are some ways on how you can make your senior year, your last year in high school, […]

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Kris Aquino Did NOT Erase Her Social Media Accounts. But She Might Just Make a Horror Movie Comeback

Kris Aquino gave many of her fans a scare after she temporarily deactivated her social media accounts which led many to believe she had deleted them all. However, Kris is now back with an explanation and a surprise announcement. Kris posted on Instagram a slideshow of posters from a number of Filipino horror flicks she […]

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Binibining Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong Hopes To Be “A Voice For The Voiceless”

Bea Patricia “Patch” Magtanong recently claimed two monumental achievements: passing the 2018 bar exam and winning the Binibining Pilipinas International crown. In fact, it was only days after she was crowned that the newest batch of bar passers took their oaths as lawyers at the Philippine International Convention Center. (‘With hard work comes success,’ says Miss […]

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Food for Thought: 5 Important Life Lessons from Famous Food Shows and Documentaries

Words by Lorraine Giron  Everyone loves food, which is why while not everyone is into documentaries, people will still find food documentaries engaging. Many of these also involve traveling to different parts of the world, which is like getting to travel without leaving home! More than being visually appealing, they are actually often more than […]

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Black Panther Star Writes Book to Teach People ‘To Love The Skin They Are In’

If you have seen Black Panther, which I suspect you have, then you’d know about the lead actress Nakia or in real life, Lupita Nyong’o. Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther is set in a fictional African country called Wakanda. The country, however, showcases the truly rich and diverse part of African culture that is inspired by actual existing African […]

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‘The Hunger Games’ Prequel Novel Announced, Movie Already in the Works?

After an entire decade of waiting, Suzanne Collins finally came out of hiding to announce a Hunger Games prequel! It will bring readers back into the vibrant yet socially unjust world of Panem. Collins’ publisher, Scholastic, posted a teaser for the book on their official Twitter account June 17, Monday. Exciting news, Hunger Games fans: […]

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Drew and Iya Appeal to Fans to Respect the Personal Space of their Kids in Public

It’s no secret that celeb couple Drew Arellano and Iya Villania’s kids Primo and Leon have a huge fanbase who would gush over the cutest things the two are caught doing on camera. Although Drew and Iya don’t necessarily have a problem with it, they draw the line when out with their kids in public. […]

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