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'ChalkChallenge: MayWard Reenacts Our Fave Filipino Hugot Scenes

We saved the best of #ChalkLovesMayWard for last!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJan 12th, 2018

Matti’s Inferno

THE FILIPINO film auteur Eric Matti’s BuyBust was two years in the making and the extraordinary care and effort that went into crafting this action-packed (an understatement) extravaganza are evident. Overall, it’s a pleasant surprise to find the many frenetic fight scenes so competently choreographed, although somewhat haphazardly staged. There are incoherently sincere homagic echoes of classic cinematic blood fests like Kill Bill and the Mad Max movies. Through the stylized grime and luridly lit detritus, BuyBust occasionally shines with sparks of wit and fun. Nonetheless, the depictions of crazed slum dwellers as rabidly violent and lethally zombie-like, raise disturbing questions, foremost of which is: does this characterization of the poor intend to justify killing them off in such inordinate numbers in real life?.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Mata Twins an eyeful on IG

Filipino-American twins and international models Tyler and Tanner Mata post regularly on their Instagram accounts. Tyler tried out his Stories' new "questions" feature and answered some fan queries about him and his "Pinoy Big Brother" housemate bro: His actual height: "I am 6'2" or 188 cm." On who would win a pillow fight between them: "It ... [would be] a draw." What keeps him busy in the Philippines: "I love traveling to all of the different places ... because of how beautiful the country is." Fave food: "Balut," he said with a laughing emoji, adding, "Not really. I like adobo and puto." On owning pets? "[We] have six dogs." How to gain self-confidence: "Accept who you are;...Keep on reading: Mata Twins an eyeful on IG.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

‘Build, build, build’ program not solution to OFW woes, solon tells Bello

A lawmaker has criticized Labor Secretary Silvestro Bello III's claim that the government's Build, Build, Build (BBB) program would eventually generate jobs for repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).   Gabriela Women's Party (GWP) Rep. Emmi de Jesusdismissed on Wednesday such assertion of Bello as a far-fetched solution to the problems affecting OFWs. "Malayo ang hugot nito. Hindi solusyon ang BBB program ng administrasyong Duterte sa problema ng ating mga repatriated OFWs,"De Jesusnoted during the hearing of the House committee on overseas workers' affairs. "We find this response by the Duterte regime unacceptable. This is an attempt to glorify the BBB program's ...Keep on reading: ‘Build, build, build’ program not solution to OFW woes, solon tells Bello.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Globe 'PlayItRight Piracy against piracy campaign shortlisted at Kidlat Awards

To combat the rampant piracy happening online, Globe undertook "Piracy vs. Piracy," a unique approach to strengthen #PlayItRight. #PlayItRight is the company's homegrown advocacy to encourage Filipinos to download or stream content from legitimate sources. The idea behind Piracy vs. Piracy is to use channels where piracy happens to effectively reach and deliver the message to the target audience. Thus, during the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival, Globe uploaded copies of the participating films and other blockbuster Filipino movies on torrent and streaming websites. After showing the opening credits and scenes, the films were abruptly cut to feature the crew recounting the hour...Keep on reading: Globe #PlayItRight Piracy against piracy campaign shortlisted at Kidlat Awards.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

GLOBAL ILONGGA MODELS TO HOST ‘PASSION FOR FASHION’

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres BLESSED with stunning heights, model thin figures and a mix of Spanish, Chinese and Filipino heritage looks enhanced by their effortless and regal glamour, two Ilonggas have made names both in the international and national fashion scenes, dahlings! First is Rachel Santillan who clinched a remarkable contract by famed Chadwick Model […] The post GLOBAL ILONGGA MODELS TO HOST ‘PASSION FOR FASHION’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

How Many Movie References Can You Spot in the ‘Bagani’ Trailer?

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil are coming back to primetime television with their newest showBagani.It's a historical fantasy about the Filipino legend of Malakas and Maganda. The full trailer also premiered yesterday and it's intense. We also couldn't help but notice some elements that remind us of movies and shows we've seen before. We're not saying that the scenes were super similar, but perhapsBaganipulled inspiration from them. But we'll let you decide if our observations were on point. Feel free to share yours too! Lord of the Rings Maganda's archery skills and her braided hair reminded us of Legolas from theLord of the Ringstrilogy. Also, they have the same piercin...Keep on reading: How Many Movie References Can You Spot in the ‘Bagani’ Trailer?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Behind the scenes, PH scrambles to mend EU ties

BRUSSELS, Belgium – While President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts the European Union (EU), two Filipino officials flew to Brussels in September to explain the Philippines' bloody war on drugs that imperils trade incentives from Europe. Without fanfare back home, Philippine Special Envoy to the EU Edgardo Angara and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017
Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Hugot, tukod or fotobam? Search on for Filipino Word of the Year

MANILA, Philippines - Are you a “millennial”? Do you want to go “viral”? Or do want your “hugot” to be noticed?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2016

Scenes from Kasalang Filipino 2016

Scenes from Kasalang Filipino 2016.....»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016

CA stops PDIC disposal of Banco Filipino assets

HE Court of Appeals (CA) has stopped the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) from pushing through with the public bidding, auction, sale, disposal and transfer of properties, assets and credi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Duterte certifies Security of Tenure Bill as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte certified as urgent the Security of Tenure Bill in a bid to give more job security to Filipino workers by prohibiting the practice of contractualization and labor-only contracting, Malacanang said on Tuesday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. confirmed that Duterte wrote a letter to Senate President Vicente Sotto [...] The post Duterte certifies Security of Tenure Bill as urgent appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Kapuso abroad warmly welcome Carla Abellana, Solenn Heussaff in US, Canada events

GMA PINOY TV once again brought non-stop fun and entertainment to Filipinos in the US and Canada as Kapuso stars Carla Abellana and Solenn Heussaff made love overflow among the Kapuso abroad. Last September 1 and 2, Carla headlined ‘Fiesta Ko Sa Florida’, the first ever Filipino event in Ocala City organized by One Philippines and the Filipino American Association Inc., […] The post Kapuso abroad warmly welcome Carla Abellana, Solenn Heussaff in US, Canada events appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Pia to become 1st Filipino figure in Tussauds Hong Kong

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach will join other famous celebrities who have wax models in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Angeline Quinto names the ‘superhero’ who gives her strength

It has been seven years since Angeline Quinto popularized "Patuloy ang Pangarap"---her winning piece in the talent search, "Star Power." But it's surprising and heartening to know, she related, that the ballad continues to inspire people to this day.   The messages she recently received on Instagram, from overseas Filipino workers in Dubai, were especially "touching."   "I was going through my inbox one time, and saw messages from a group of friends working abroad. They confided in me that they were feeling homesick; that their lives have been extremely difficult. But as much as they wanted to go home, they have no choice but to stay because they needed their jo...Keep on reading: Angeline Quinto names the ‘superhero’ who gives her strength.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

‘Kalokohan ’yang gender equality’–reaction to male domestic abuse

Our column last week on male domestic abuse seemed to have stirred a hornet's nest. Based on online comments, readers looked at the problem from different perspectives, which reminds me of the fable of the five blind men and the elephant. The blind men touched different parts of the elephant, and their individual descriptions of how an elephant looks expectedly differed from one another. Conscientious Filipino wrote: "A lot of people are suffering from mental illness or low self-esteem. Some people have a need to lash out, and the usual targets are the people close to them. Couples should recognize this and seek help. One way is through church groups like Marriage Encounter,...Keep on reading: ‘Kalokohan ’yang gender equality’–reaction to male domestic abuse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Pia Wurtzbach becomes the first Filipino to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds HK

via gmanetwwork.com – Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is the first Filipino to get a wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. The beauty queen announced the good news on Instagram, where she informed her followers that her figure will be made available for viewing starting next year. “When I Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated News11 hr. 34 min. ago

Villanueva seeks passage of proposed Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers Act

September 24, 2018. The Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development chaired by Senator Joel Villanueva discussed anew on Monday several bills aimed to protect the rights of seafarers. One of the bills tackled is Senate Bill No. 314 or the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers Bill, a bill… Source link link: Villanueva seeks passage of proposed Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers Act.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

The power of steel

After over 20 years of exporting metal furniture to Europe, Australia and the US, the Pampanga-based furniture brand Industria Edition can finally present its unique steel creations to more Filipino clients at its new showroom at The Residences Greenbelt in Makati City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

7 Filipino artists among contenders in worldwide Venom fan art contest

MANILA, Philippines - For avid fan artists, there really is nothing quite like seeing your hard work recognized – what more if your talent is recognized internationally, and by your idol himself? Seven Filipino artists are in luck because they're among the top contenders in Talenthouse’s worldwide ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago