Friday, September 30, 2011

‘Machete’ lead star Aljur Abrenica joins 'Amaya'


Nagkaroon ng changes sa airing ng episodes sa epicserye na Amaya.

Rico Blanco rocks neither backward nor forward


MANILA, Philippines — Singer-songwriter Rico Blanco did not make a reference to it but he might as well have been elaborating about that Chris Daughtry song when talking about OPM: “What about now?”

Another storm follows after 'Quiel', says DOST


Science Undersecretary Graciano Yumul Jr. said a new tropical depression is likely to enter Philippine territory late Saturday and will be locally codenamed "Ramon."

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Vice Ganda finally fulfills his fantasy with Derek Ramsay


MANILA, Philippines – Popular comedian and TV host, Vice Ganda has fulfilled another wish—to have a love scene with hunk actor Derek Ramsay.

'Pedring' toll: 39 dead, P3.4B in damages, 12 calamity areas


The death toll from typhoon "Pedring" (Nesat) rose to 39 while damage to property jumped to P3.428 billion as of Thursday evening, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

4 Pinoy students win math, science medals in int'l tilts


MANILA, Philippines — The medal haul of the Philippines in the most prestigious mathematics and science competitions in the world continued as four high school students bagged gold, silver and bronze medals in the recently-concluded 5th International Earth Science Olympiad, the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DoST-SEI) disclosed Thursday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

January wedding for Shalani, Roman


MANILA, Philippines – Wedding bells will ring sooner for Valenzuela Councilor Shalani Soledad and Pasig City Congressman Roman Romulo as they are set to exchange “I do’s” on January 2012.

PAGASA raises Storm Signal No. 3 over five new areas


Five new areas were placed under Storm Signal No. 3 Monday evening as Typhoon Pedring (Nesat) intensified further, moving West Northwest toward northeastern Luzon.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Toothpick sculpture among winners in art awards

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Actress Camille Prats' husband dies of cancer


The husband of local actress Camille Prats, Anthony Linsangan, succumbed to throat cancer at the Makati Medical Center (MMC).

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Teenage boy in Pampanga mall shooting dies


The 13-year-old boy who allegedly shot his teenage male lover before shooting himself in a Pampanga mall on Tuesday died after undergoing surgery on Wednesday.

Love triangle, nakikitang motibo sa insidente ng pamamaril sa loob ng SM mall sa Pampanga


Masusing pinag-aaralan ng pulisya ang anggulong suicide sa insidente ng pamamaril na naganap sa loob ng SM mall sa Mexico, Pampanga, na kinasasangkutan ng dalawang lalaki na kapwa minor-de-edad na hinihinalang magkarelasyon nitong Martes ng umaga.

'Planking' ban


MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is not keen on supporting a controversial bill seeking to ban "planking" as a form of protest.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Fake antivirus spreading via Skype


After spreading through poisoned search results and fake websites, fake antivirus software is spreading via a new medium: automated Skype calls.

Woman gives birth aboard PAL flight


A woman gave birth to a healthy boy while aboard a San Francisco-bound Philippine Airlines flight on Tuesday (Manila time), the flag carrier said.

Sen Revilla wants Shamcey Supsup as leading lady


Kung may pagkakataon, nais daw ni Sen. Ramon “Bong" Revilla Jr., na makatambal kaagad niya sa pelikula ang kapapanalo pa lang na Miss Universe third runner-up na si Shamcey Supsup.

Mariel, Sharon to jump ship?


MANILA, Philippines – Since channel 5's reinvention in 2009, many stars from the Kapamilya and Kapuso networks have moved to what is now known as TV5.

Monday, September 19, 2011

POEA warns vs. illegal recruiters for Iraq, Afghanistan jobs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned the public against illegal recruiters who are promising jobs in Afghanistan and Iraq where deployment bans are still in place.

Shamcey Supsup's past revisited, defends Miss Angola from malicious rumors


MANILA, Philippines – In the second part of Shamcey Supsup’s exclusive interview on “The Buzz,” aired on Sept. 18, a video clip was aired wherein viewers got a glimpse of her past and her character away from the spotlight.

Lolit Solis reveals Shalani’s plans for 2012 wedding


If things go as planned, TV host and Valenzuela Councilor Shalani Soledad may be wearing a Rajo Laurel gown on her wedding early next year.

Shamcey binisita ang kanyang alma mater sa Makati

Nagkaroon ng pagdiriwang para kay Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup nang bisitahin niya ang kanyang alma mater sa Makati noong Lunes ng hapon.

Pediatric liver transplant patient dies


MANILA, Philippines — The country’s first successful pediatric liver transplant died of dengue fever last Sunday, doctors from the Medical City confirmed Monday.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Bela Padilla wins two awards at the Asian Super Model in China


Masayang ibinalita ng Kapuso star na si Bela Padilla na sa unang pagkakataon ay may Pinay na nag-uwi ng dalawang award sa sinalihan niyang 2011 Asian Super Model na ginanap kamakailan sa China.

Microsoft previews Windows 8 to app devs


In a bid to have developers build apps for it this early, Microsoft released this week the developer preview of its upcoming operating system Windows 8.

11 injured in bus collision


MANILA, Philippines -- Eleven passengers from two passenger buses were injured when the two vehicles collided in Quezon City Tuesday night.

Who is Miss Angola?


MANILA, Philippines – 25-year-old Leila Lopes is not only the 2011 Miss Universe but she is the first Angolian contestant to have landed her country on the map of the world-renowned pageant.

It's Miss Angola, but Supsup shines


SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP/Reuters) — Leila Lopes, a business student from Angola, was crowned Miss Universe 2011 on Monday night (Tuesday in Manila) after dazzling the panel of judges with her beauty and brains.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Finally, the sweetest victory for Adamson


MANILA, Philippines – The effects of the Adamson University Soaring Falcons resounding win against the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles were tremendous.

Lea honored as 'artist of excellence'


LOS ANGELES, California – The Filipino community honored newly named Miss Universe judge and Filipino music icon Lea Salonga as Filipino-Americans kicked off its 20th annual Festival of Pilipino-American Culture (FPAC).

Younghusbands' mom passes away


MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The mother of Philippine Azkals players Phil and James Younghusband, Susan, passed away last Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. due to a massive heart attack.
She was 49 years old.

Kids who live with smokers have more ear infections


NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids whose parents smoke are more likely to get ear infections and have hearing problems, according to a new review paper.

Supsup leads in 2 'Miss U' surveys


MANILA, Philippines -- One day before the anticipated staging of the 60th Miss Universe beauty contest, Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup topped the two unofficial surveys on favorite candidates for the most prestigious beauty contest in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Obama: Stay vigilant


WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama, on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, called on Americans to remain vigilant against a determined foe out to terrorize the world.

Kahit itinurong ama ng bata: Albie Casiño tahimik pa rin sa pagbubuntis ni Andi Eigenmann


Nananatiling tahimik si Albie Casiño tungkol sa pagbubuntis ni Andi Eigenmann kahit pa tinukoy na siya ang ama ng sanggol sa sinapupunan ng aktres.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Remembering 9/11: A journalist looks back on day of terror


Ryan Songalia is a contributing writer for GMA News Online. He is also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and a writer for the Filipino Reporter newspaper in New York City.

iGMA: Aljur Abrenica’s secrets revealed


Isang hapon na puno ng sorpresa ang ihinandog ni Aljur Abrenica sa mga manonood last Sunday, when he revealed his secrets about his love life sa tulong ni Mind Master Nomer Lasala.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Lea Salonga named a Miss Universe judge


Lea Salonga, perhaps the most admired Filipino globally along with Manny Pacquiao, will be one of the seven judges in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, according to the pageant organizers.

Weather: PAGASA: Tropical storm to enter PHL Friday


Barring any sudden change in direction, a tropical storm will enter the Philippine area of responsibility Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Wednesday night.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Luis Manzano on relationship with Jennylyn Mercado: ‘Lampas MU naman.’


Pagkagaling sa trabaho, kahit wala pang tulog ay dumiretso na si Luis Manzano sa Batangas City para makiisa sa Alay Lakad nitong September 1, na pinangunahan ng kanyang inang si Governor Vilma Santos.

Is PNoy dating Iza Calzado?


Is President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III dating someone new, only days after he said his love life is practically "zero"?

Monday, September 05, 2011

Manny: No showbiz for Jinkee


MANILA, Philippines – Saranggani Representative Manny Pacquiao is still not keen on letting his wife Jinkee get her hands wet in show business.

Bicol Express rolls out again


MANILA, Philippines — Bicolanos and tourists planning to make the long trip to Naga City for the feast of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia this month may heave a sigh of relief after the Philippine National Railways (PNR) resumed Monday the operation of its Bicol Express.

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Vice Ganda clears the air on rumored rift with Vic del Rosario and concert director GB Sampedro

MANILA,Philippines – Comedian Vice Ganda has finally found the perfect opportunity to address his rumoured rift with his “Eto Na.... Vice Ganda: Todong Sample sa Araneta” prodducer Vic del Rosario and director GB Sampedro.

Philippines ready against 'bird flu’

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang Wednesday assured the nation that the Philippine government is prepared against the bird flu virus’ attack on the agriculture sector, following the warning of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (UN–FAO) on the possible attack of the deadly virus in Asia.

Maria Aragon to sing national anthem in Manny Pacquiao's fight

MANILA, Philippines - YouTube singing sensation Maria Aragon is getting big breaks one after another, the latest of which is being selected by world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to sing the Philippine national anthem in his fight against Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in November.

DL Hoya admits drug addiction

MANILA, Philippines — Former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya says he has contemplated suicide and has been going to rehabilitation to treat drug and alcohol dependency.

PAGCOR gears up for Miss Casino Filipino 2011 grand finals


MANILA, Philippines -- With more than a thousand beauty contests being held in the country annually, Bong Quintana gave quite a punchline when asked why the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) added one more to the list: “Because we have to start somewhere.”