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Facial Care Centre Introduces the “Red Carpet Facelift” and More in its IG-worthy Makati Branch!

Written by Mia Abigan Photos by Justine Francia For over three decades now, Facial Care Centre has been on the frontline of the skincare industry. By combining the latest scientific breakthroughs with professionals in the field, you can put your worries aside because you know you’re in reliable hands! Recently, they celebrated their 37th anniversary. […]

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[FOR KOJI] 8 Places That Will Help You Become The Best You Can Be

Learning never stops, even if you’ve graduated from school. There’s always a new thing to learn or master, which could even open new career paths. Self-development never stops,-there’s always room for more improvement. As such, we’ve decided to compile a few platforms you can use to learn about virtually any topic under the sun! TeachShare […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: The joke’s on Joker!

Most of us have seen Joker as a criminal mastermind, a psychopath, the lover of the iconic character of Harley Quinn, and, most especially, the archenemy of Batman. But what do you get when Batman and Harley Quinn are–literally–out of the picture? What do you get when The King of Comedy meets the clown prince […]

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‘Write About Love’ Honors the Unsung Heroes of Filmmaking: the Scriptwriters

It has just been announced that ‘Write About Love’, TBA Studios’ romantic comedy starring Miles Ocampo (Maledicto, The Debutantes), Rocco Nacino (Bar Boys), Joem Bascon (Heneral Luna) and Yeng Constantino (The Eternity Between Seconds) is among the 8 Official Entries of the 45th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Check out the rest of the entries […]

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Brillante Mendoza and Judy Ann Santos Collaborate for the First Time for ‘Mindanao’

For the first time, internationally-acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza and celebrated actress Judy Ann Santos worked together for the film ‘Mindanao’, which had its world premiere at the 24th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in Busan, South Korea last October 5, 2019. ‘Mindanao’ follows the story of Saima (Judy Ann Santos), a mother caring for her […]

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SuperM Singer Taeyong Apologizes for Bullying

Taeyong of the new Korean boy band SuperM was recently accused of being a bully in middle school. It even went so far as people asking Taeyong’s parents to show records of Taeyong’s middle school years, which showed that no disciplinary action was ever taken against the singer for being a bully. His parents also […]

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Nadine Lustre Wins Best Actress at the Asian Academy Creative Awards

Nadine Lustre just won the Best Actress in a Lead Role award at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AACA) for her role in ‘Ulan’ alongside Carlo Aquino, who also took home the Best Actor in a Lead Role award. ‘Ulan’ also won Best Feature Film, Best Sound, Best Sound, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best […]

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The 8 MMFF 2019 Film Entries Have Been Announced

Every year during the Christmas season, Philippine cinemas focus solely on Filipino films. From December 25 until the first weekend of January the following year, an annual film festival is held called the Metro Manila Film Festival or the MMFF. Today, the eight movies that will be shown at the end of this year have […]

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LOOK: Cosplayer Cuts Wedding Cake With Cloud Strife’s Sword from ‘Final Fantasy VII’

This cosplayer definitely made his wedding unforgettable after he and his bride used a full-scale recreation of Final Fantasy VII‘s lead character Cloud Strife’s Buster Sword to cut their wedding cake! Clow, who is based in Tokyo, shared on Twitter a video clip of the cake cutting. If the background music sounds familiar, that’s because it’s […]

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Donnalyn Bartolome Defends Self Against Accusations That She Copied a K-Pop Song

Singer Donnalyn Bartolome has responded to accusations that she plagiarized a K-Pop song by Jeon So-Mi aka SOMI. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Donnalyn Bartolome🇵🇭 (@donnalynbartolome) on Oct 11, 2019 at 6:21am PDT A netizen had criticized Donnalyn for allegedly lifting the beat of SOMI’s “Birthday” song for her song “HBD,” […]

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You Can Now Read an Excerpt from the ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel

André Aciman, the author of well-loved book Call Me By Your Name, has released an excerpt of the upcoming sequel, Find Me, that’s set to drop on October 29! The excerpt gives a preview of Elio’s life 15 years after his summer romance with Oliver. Elio, who is now a music teacher in Paris, France, has […]

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Father of Gretchen, Claudine, and Marjorie Barretto Has Passed Away

Miguel Alvir Barretto, the father of Gretchen, Claudine, and Marjorie, has passed away on October 15, Tuesday afternoon. He was 82 years old. On Instagram, Claudine posted a video of family members gathered around the hospital bed as though saying their goodbyes. “We [love you], dad,” she wrote. She then posted on her Instagram stories […]

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Jennifer Aniston Joins Instagram and Her First Post is a FRIENDS Reunion Photo

Three hours ago, Jennifer Aniston aka Rachel Green joined Instagram – and the Internet went wild! In fact, after just three hours, she already has more than 250,000 followers! In her first Instagram post, the FRIENDS actress shared a selfie of her with the rest of her FRIENDS co-stars: Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, […]

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What Really Caused Sulli’s Death?

Social media was in shock when news broke that Sulli (real name: Choi Jin-ri) had died at the tender age of 25. According to a police official, “It seems that she took her own life, but we are also looking into other possibilities.” Most people believe that Sulli indeed committed suicide, seeing as she was […]

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Space Cleaners: Turning Your Choice of Space Spotless!

Keeping a household tidy, hygienic, and overall clean can be a tedious job. It’s admirable how most people can keep a space clean and spotless every single day. It can be particularly hard for some of us who just can’t find the time, nor the skill to make a space as clean as can be. […]

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Warner Bros. Found the Actress Who Will Play Catwoman in the New “Batman”

Meow! Warner Bros. and DC have found the actress who will play Catwoman in the upcoming Batman film and it will be Zoe Kravitz. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zoë Kravitz (@zoeisabellakravitz) on Sep 9, 2019 at 7:40pm PDT According to reports, the studio was selecting between Kravitz, Zazie Beetz, Eiza […]

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Louis Vuitton Reaches Out to Regine Velasquez After Sharing Discrimination Story

Following a vlog where Regine Velasquez revealed she was discriminated against while shopping in Louis Vuitton in New York, the French luxury label sent flowers to the singer. According to a report sent to Tonight with Boy Abunda by the singer’s management, Louis Vuitton sent the flowers “in response to her revelation about the shopping incident.” […]

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Film ‘Spring by the Sea’ Tells the Story of an OFW’s Family Through Their Personal Home Videos

Written by Mia Abigan Overseas Filipino Workers (or OFWs for short) are arguably some of the most selfless people. They would often leave for extended periods and work in a foreign land just so they can provide for their family back in the Philippines. Most of them spend such a significant chunk of time away […]

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Urban planner says Filipinos lose 9 to 15 years being stuck in traffic

Filipinos sit through about 9 to 15 years of their working lives sitting in traffic, according to urban planning specialist Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. “[I]f you have 40 years of economic life with the five to six hours a day [of commuting,] you would have wasted 28,000 to 40,000 hours, that’s at least nine to […]

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Listen: Denice Lao Releases Her Debut Single “Just Got Home”

Words by Howi Bakunawa Photos by Alyssa Chen At the beginning of October, just when the weather was starting to turn cold, a very special gig was happening somewhere down in Maginhawa — a gig which felt like a family reunion of sorts. Singer-songwriter, Denice Lao, just released her debut single “Just Got Home” to […]

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