EVERY Maria Clara has dreamt of her wedding day. However, in her dreams, a typical Filipina will usually glaze over the wedding night, or if she is honest enough to admit it to herself, look forward to her first night with her new husband with some ambivalence: both excited anticipation and fear of the unknown. Medically, there may be good reason for concern.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
KALIBO, Aklan , Philippines – The territorial row between the Philippines and China has taken its toll on Boracay Island, which lost around 200,000 Chinese visitors after travel agencies from Beijing suspended travel packages to Manila last May.
It’s an unusual love-team that will be featured in ABS-CBN’s newest primetime offering “Lorenzo’s Time,” which starts airing tomorrow, July 2. This first of its kind Primetime Bida drama series is topbilled by child wonder Zaijan Jaranilla and seasoned actress and TV host Carmina Villaroel.
Ilang buwan na ang nakalipas mula nang huling may kasintahan ang Kapuso actress na si Heart Evangelista at sa ngayon, gusto nito na ang susunod na makarelasyon ay ang lalaking mapakakasalan niya.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Hawak pa rin ng isang Kapuso star ang titulong “sexiest Pinay" ng FHM Philippines ngayong 2012, ayon sa ulat ng Chika Minute ng GMA News 24 Oras nitong Miyerkules.
MANILA, Philippines - The girls of K-pop group 2NE1 are gearing up for their much-awaited comeback with Sandara Park sporting a new hairstyle.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
MANILA, Philippines – “Pinoy Big Brother” Season 4 winner Slater Young is fast recovering from a minor car accident he got into Monday morning in Cebu.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
MANILA, Philippines - In an attempt to resolve their row which spawned a legal tussle, Cristine Reyes apologized to her elder sister Ara Mina on national TV, June 24.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign celebrities continue to populate the elite list of endorsers of local clothing brands. The latest addition, particularly to Bench, is "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth.
Sa showbiz, sinasabing babaero ang mga komikero. At sa karanasan ng tinaguriang King of Comedy ng Philippine showbiz na si Dolphy, nagkaroon lang naman siya ng 18 anak sa anim na babae.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Enjoy raw si Solenn Heusaff bilang karagdagang miyembro sa Dabarkads ng Eat Bulaga!.
Despite a WBO review that saw a five-man international panel declare Manny Pacquiao the winner over Timothy Bradley and recommend a rematch Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time), the promoter of both boxers, Bob Arum of Top Rank, is still cool to the idea of a second bout between the two fighters.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
MANILA, Philippines – The 2011 Miss World First Princess Gwendoline Ruais would have walked out on Miss World Philippines Gala Night 2012 if not prevented by Cory Quirino, the exclusive licensee and national director of Miss World Philippines.
Now on its eighth consecutive year, theater festival Virgin Labfest opens on June 26 with one full-length play and several one-act plays from Filipino playwrights.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Bembol Dela Cruz is a murderer; a murderer by killing preconceived notions, destroying stereotypes, and slaying the indifferent ignorance that has often been blind to the sanctity of life.
If you're the type of person who can list zombie survival skills on your resume, now is a good time to start training. After Outbreak Manila unleashed a zombie horde in Laguna last April, the nightmare has spread to Bonifacio Global City, where the second wave of zombies will chase runners on July 28.
Paolo Valenciano has proposed to girlfriend of six years Samantha Godinez at the concert of his father Gary Valenciano in the United States.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
“Even though New Zealand is a small country, it is globally recognized in areas such as agriculture, tourism, governance and renewable energy.
Monday, June 18, 2012
MANILA, Philippines -- Recruiters for overseas work on Monday rejected the proposal to double the OWWA fee collected from every documented overseas Filipino worker from $25 to $50 per contract.
MANILA, Philippine – Singer Angeline Quinto swore that she’d forever remain indebted to her foster family despite her continued search for her biological mother.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said yesterday it believes it has uncovered a big-time syndicate whose members make and sell fake Philippine passports to foreign nationals in the country following the recent arrest of one of its members by immigration agents.
Maaapektuhan ang mga kolehiyo at pamantasan sa bansa sa pagpapatupad ng Department of Education ng programang K+12, ayon kay DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro, FSC.
Manila, Philippines - Young actor Enzo Pineda has admitted to feeling a tinge of jealousy that stems from the pairing of Alden Richards and Louise delos Reyes in the series "One True Love."
MANILA, Philippines --- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea off Luzon at 6:19 a.m. on Sunday, with the United States Geological Survey placing the epicenter 143 kilometers (km) southwest of Baguio and 181 km northwest of Manila at a depth of 35 km.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Franco is a Filipino rock supergroup with members from different Filipino bands. The lineup consists of Franco Reyes (of InYo) on vocals, Gabby Alipe (of Urbandub) on guitar, Paolo "8" Toleran (of Queso) on guitar, Buwi Meneses (of Parokya ni Edgar) on bass guitar, and JanJan Mendoza (of Urbandub) on drums.
Even as members of the Quizon family continued to thank the public for the prayers and well-wishes for the quick recovery of ailing King of Comedy Dolphy, more messages of support poured into Twitter on Friday from fans and industry colleagues of the legendary entertainment icon.
The Under-22 men’s national football squad continue their preparations for the Asian Cup Qualifiers in Myanmar slated June 23 to July 3 though they bowed 5-1 to Cambodia in Phnom Penh, Thursday, June 14.
Friday, June 15, 2012
MANILA, Philippines -- Iwa Moto dared actress Jodi Sta. Maria to file a libel case against her after she revealed that Sta. Maria had an affair with her former boyfriend, Michael "Mike" Ablan, two years ago while Sta. Maria and husband, Pampi Lacson, were still together.
As a show of appreciation for the contribution of Filipino migrant workers to New Zealand, immigration officials there are translating handbooks on labor migration into Filipino.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
MANILA, Philippines – Controversial actress Iwa Moto, the 23-year old former “StarStruck” First Princess, just recently aadmitted to PEP her ongoing romantic relationship with Pampi Lacson, the estranged husband of actress Jodi Sta. Maria.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
MANILA, Philippines - The country's second storm for the year may enter Philippine territory by Wednesday night or early Thursday, a state weather forecaster said Tuesday.
MANILA, Philippines - On the 114th anniversary of Philippine independence on Tuesday, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III reminded Filipinos that the country's fight for freedom from corruption and poverty should be the entire nation's effort.