Tuesday, July 31, 2012

DFA: 11 more passport offices in malls to be opened before year ends

source: gmanetwork.com

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) plans to set up at least 11 more consular offices in shopping malls to deliver passport and other services.

Hazing Claims Another Bedan

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines --- Police are now looking for a 27-year-old law student of San Beda College-Alabang campus and his two household helpers to shed light on the alleged hazing of a freshman law student Sunday night.

Friday, July 27, 2012

‘Bourne Legacy’ director on Filipino actors: An embarrassment of riches

source: inquirer.net

In separate interviews recently, “The Bourne Legacy” director Tony Gilroy praised the pool of Filipino actors as “an embarrassment of riches,” while the film’s Oscar-nominated producer Frank Marshall described Palawan, one of the locations, as “the most beautiful place” he had ever been to.

Caguioa Bags 3rd BPC Award

source: mb.com.ph

Barangay Ginebra’s Mark Caguioa bagged his second straight Best Player of the Conference (BPC), raising the trophy in the season-ending Governors’ Cup, bolstering his chances of winning his first-ever Most Valuable Player (MVP) award.

Mga babae sa buhay ni Aljur Abrenica

source: gmanetwork.com

Hindi na nakagugulat na ang aktor na si Aljur Abrenica ang napiling gumanap na Machete, kung husay sa pag-arte at magandang hubog ng katawan lang naman ang pag-uusapan. Dahil dito, 'di na rin nakapagtatakang maraming babae ang nali-link sa batang aktor.

Church exec welcomes court's decision to free GMA

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - A Church official has welcomed the decision of the Pasay City court to allow former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to post bail in her electoral satobage case.

Derek Dodges Question On Dating; Angelica Open To Rekindling Friendship With Ex-BF

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Just two months after confirming his breakup from longtime girlfriend Angelica Panganiban, it seems Derek Ramsay is now ready to fall in love anew.

Gay sex fuels HIV rise, as infections among female sex workers drop

source: gmanetwork.com

Gay sex in a conservative Catholic society where the influential church forbids the use of condoms is fuelling an alarming rise of HIV infections in the Philippines, experts warn.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Coming Home to Mandaue Foam

source: by the admin

Here are my top three 3 great finds in Mandaue Foams (Furniture Store) "Your home, your imagination."

Gloria Arroyo released on bail, ending eight months of hospital arrest

source: gmanetwork.com

After eight months of hospital arrest, former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo finally tasted liberty on Wednesday afternoon, amid chants of "Gloria ikulong!" and "Magnanakaw!" from protesters outside the heavily guarded Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC).

Veteran actor Eddie Garcia speaks openly about death

source: gmanetwork.com

Isa sa well-attended na pelikula sa Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival ngayong taon ay ang pelikulang Bwakaw, entry ni Jun Lana sa Directors' Showcase.

Maja Salvador: Heartbroken?

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Is Maja Salvador going through a rough patch?

Kyla Patiently Awaits Pregnancy

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Singer Kyla is in no hurry to see her 'Mini-Mes' with cager husband Rich Alvarez.

Landslide hits Olongapo, blocks half of national road

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - Continuous rains triggered a landslide in Olongapo City on Wednesday morning, blocking the half lane of a national highway in the area.

Two LPAs spotted, rains expected over Luzon

source: gmanetwork.com

A DOST-PAGASA satellite image as of 8:32 a.m. Wednesday shows a southwest monsoon affecting Luzon.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Coco back in his comfort zone

source: philstar.com

Manila, Philippines - Coco Martin has returned to indie following an almost four-year hiatus from where it all began for him as an actor.

Muslims kick off Ramadan

source: philstar.com

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – The country’s Muslim community started last Saturday the observance of Ramadan during which they fast from dawn to dusk and focus on good deeds and reparation for wrongdoings for one lunar cycle, or 30 days.

PNoy Gets High Mark

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines — Officials gave President Benigno S. Aquino III a high grade after listening on Monday to his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), in which he stated his key achievements as well as his plans for the country.

Vice Ganda to star in his first MMFF flick

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Comedian-host Vice Ganda is excited to shoot his first-ever Metro Manila Film Festival entry, Star Cinema's “Sisteraka,” with co-star Kris Aquino.

PAGASA tracks 2nd potential cyclone off Tuguegarao

source: gmanetwork.com

State weather forecasters on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of two cyclones bringing rain to the country at almost the same time this week, as they track two low-pressure areas east of Philippine territory.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Jessica Calls DeAndre Brackensick ‘My Boy’

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines — The friendship between “American Idol” finalists Jessica Sanchez and DeAndre Brackensick seems to have leveled up into romance, with reports saying that the two are already a couple.

A ‘Truthful’ SONA

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday delivers what Malacañang describes as a “truthful and inspiring” State of the Nation Address (SONA) before a joint session of Congress.

Friday, July 20, 2012

World Bank raises PH growth forecast

source: manilatimes.net

THE World Bank raised its 2012 growth forecast for the Philippines on Thursday following a stronger-than-expected start to the year, but warned of headwinds from the crisis in Europe and a Chinese slowdown.

Classes near SONA suspended

source: mb.com.ph/

The Quezon City division of city schools has authorized some public schools to suspend classes on Monday to ease traffic congestion when President Aquino delivers his third State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Aquino Tells Muslims: Uphold Peace

source: mb.com.ph

President Benigno S. Aquino III greeted Muslims Thursday on the observance of Islam’s holy month, starting either July 20 or July 21, asking them to uphold Ramadan’s message of peace.

DOH chief confirms first case of EV-71 infection in PHL

source: gmanetwork.com

The Department of Health on Friday said a one-year-and-seven-month-old boy from Mindanao was confirmed to have been the first to be infected by the deadly Enterovirus 71 strain that has killed several children in Cambodia.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

A Timeless Affair with Pan de Sal

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines — You have to give it to the Pinoy when it comes to balancing modernity and tradition in his life. You might find him checking his Facebook account and watching videos on his Internet-ready mobile phone while riding a jeepney, or bringing home a bag of pan de sal as he goes home to his family's ancestral bahay na bato in the city.

Dolphy, nangalabit daw nang magparamdam kay Zsa Zsa

source: gmanetwork.com

Sa unang pagkakataon mula nang pumanaw ang Comedy King na si Dolphy noong Martes, sinabi ni Zsa Zsa Padilla na nagparamdam sa kanya ang komedyante nitong Sabado ng umaga sa kanyang paggising.

Monday, July 16, 2012

B-MEG silences Caguioa, drops Ginebra

source: gmanetwork.com

The B-MEG Llamados flashed one of their best defensive performance of the conferences, holding Mark "The Spark" Caguioa to just three points, on route to beating his team, the Barangay Ginebra Kings, 82-70, Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, in the PBA Governors' Cup.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Mga kasali sa Philippines' Sexiest list, nagpatalbugan sa pagrampa

source: gmanetwork.com

Nagpatalbugan sa pagrampa ang mga pinay ng isang mens magazine. Si Sam Pinto parin ang hinirang bilang number one sexiest woman in the Philippines.

PCG hiring 500 personnel to boost maritime mission

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will hire 500 more personnel to form the crew of new patrol ships and rubber boats to keep up with the growing demands of maritime missions, including search and rescue operations.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Kamikazee: 3 story video (HALIK, TAGPUAN & HULING SAYAW)

source: by the admin

This three music video from Kamikazee really made me happy. The concept was very amazing.

Sponge Cola scores four Awit nominations

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - 2012 may be halfway done, but it is looking to be a banner year for OPM band Sponge Cola. After releasing its diamond album Araw Oras Tagpuan, Sponge Cola started the year with the release of its single Stargazer, went on to represent the Philippines in the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis shortly after, and followed it up with a performance in the Middle East.

Tesda sets nat’l assessment

source: mb.com.ph

A batch of at least 60, 000 skilled workers and technicians will be added to the registry of certified workers or ‘specialistas’ as TESDA holds a nationwide skills assessment and certification starting this month.

Palace declares July 13 a National Day of Remembrance for Dolphy

source: gmanetwork.com

Malacañang on Thursday declared July 13, 2012 as a National Day of Remembrance in honor of the late King of Comedy Dolphy (or Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. in real life).

Thursday, July 12, 2012

More Filipinos working abroad - NSO

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines- The total number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from April to September 2011 jumped by 10 percent to 2.2 million from the 2 million recorded in the previous year, the National Statistics Office (NSO) reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

PMA Opens Doors To Gays

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Gays entering the Philippine Military Academy (PMA): Why not?

US hospital settles with Pinay nurses fired for speaking Tagalog

source: gmanetwork.com

BALTIMORE — A city hospital that fired its four Filipino nurses and hospital worker for speaking Tagalog has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to end the discrimination complaint filed by them.

Curtains down for Dolphy at 83

source: gmanetwork.com

The Comedy King is dead.

Monday, July 09, 2012

There's more to see at Cinemalaya 2012

source: gmanetwork.com

The eighth Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival begins on July 20 this year, and there is much to look forward to.

Donaire beats Mathebula

source: manilatimes.net

NONITO “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. won a 12-round unanimous decision over Jeffrey Mathebula of South Africa to add the International Boxing Federation to his World Boxing Organization super bantamweight title in an HBO-televised Saturday night (Sunday noon in Manila) at the Home Depot Arena in Carson, California.

Jaworski honored in retirement rites

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - His legend was revisited and his tale retold as Philippine cage icon Robert Jaworski’s jersey – Ginebra jersey No. 7 – was retired in a well-attended, elaborate ceremony at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night.

Aljur Will ‘Test The Waters’ First Before Courting Rachelle Ann

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – Hunk actor Aljur Abrenica hopes to “get to know” singer Rachelle Ann Go more after spending time with her in the US recently for a series of shows.

PAGASA: Wind convergence to bring rain over parts of PHL

source: gmanetwork.com/

While there is no tropical cyclone expected for Sunday, scattered rain showers and thunderstorms may still fall over parts of the country, state weather forecasters said.

Saturday, July 07, 2012

DOH ready for 'mysterious' respiratory disease

source: philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has prepared plans for cases like the “mysterious” respiratory disease that had claimed the lives of 61 children in Cambodia, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.

‘Lucky 13’ In 2013

source: mb.com.ph

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) may just proclaim the candidate who got the 13th highest votes for senator in the May, 2013 elections.

London 2012: Light flyweight Barriga is PHL's main hope for Olympic medal

source: gmanetwork.com

Boxer Mark Anthony Barriga is the Philippines' main hope for gold at the London Games, sports officials said Saturday, with the light flyweight aiming to be the country's first Olympic champion.

Pinoy kids want to put career before marriage

source: gmanetwork.com

When they grow up, Filipino kids want to be highly-paid career men and women—not husbands or wives—according to Cartoon Network’s New Generations 2012 survey, whose results were released to media on Thursday.

Friday, July 06, 2012

Discrimination fuels rise of HIV in PH

source: manilatimes.net

DISCRIMINATION against homosexuals and people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is contributing to the rapid rise of the incurable diseases in the Philippines, officials and health activists said on Friday.