'ChalkChallenge: MayWard Reenacts Our Fave Filipino Hugot Scenes

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

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJan 12th, 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

More Pinoy achievers in international competitions

A few issues ago, Funfare featured the Filipino achievers in the international scene in 2017......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated News59 min. ago

Consistency a big concern for Talk ’N Text — Racela

TALK ’N TEXT is considered as one of the title favorites in the All-Filipino, but consistency has been the problem of this team in its first four outings. Against the Blackwater Elite on Wednesday night, the KaTropa struggled in the early goings before getting their bearings in the second half on their way to scoring […] The post Consistency a big concern for Talk ’N Text — Racela appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Overseas Filipino Bank launched

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan Reporter THE OVERSEAS Filipino Bank (OFB) was launched yesterday — in fulfillment of a campaign promise by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. “Establishing the OFB fulfills President Duterte’s campaign promise to Filipinos working abroad in order to support their dependents at home,” Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said in a […] The post Overseas Filipino Bank launched appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Three PH films go to India, Europe

Starting the year with a bang, three Filipino films got invitations to international festivals in Asia and Europe. Zig Dulay's "Bagahe" is headed to three film festivals in Europe. It will have its "international premiere" in France---specifically, at the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema, set from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6. Dulay told the Inquirer: "I am excited to share our film with the entire world. I am looking forward to seeing the reaction of foreigners. They read, see and view films differently." He said it's important for filmmakers to be exposed to international feedback "so that their understanding of cinema will become deeper and broader." He noted: "...Keep on reading: Three PH films go to India, Europe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Presidential Awards nominations for Filipinos overseas now being accepted

  SAN FRANCISCO -- The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco is now accepting nominations from Filipino communities in its jurisdiction for this year's Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. The Presidential Awards are being organized by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in partnership with the Philippine Embassies and Consulates General around the world to recognize the exemplary achievements and significant role of overseas Filipinos in national development. The Presidential Awards highlight the time-honored Filipino values of PAKIPAGKAPWA, PAGTUTULUNGAN and PAGKAKAISA. The four (4) award categories are: Lingk...Keep on reading: Presidential Awards nominations for Filipinos overseas now being accepted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Filipino regional cuisines come to prestigious James Beard House in NY

SAN FRANCISO --- World renowned culinary institution James Beard Foundation House will host an exciting gastronomic feast called "Regional Filipino Celebration" on January 25 at Greenwich Village in New York City. San Francisco-based ( in partnership with Filipino Food Movement ( proudly presents this event which showcases a shared goal to preserve, promote and develop Filipino cuisine. Five chefs, four of whom are of Filipino descent and one "adopted Filipino son" who is Dominican, who have proven their culinary expertise among the different educated palates of Filipinos coast to coast will be featured. Leading the lis...Keep on reading: Filipino regional cuisines come to prestigious James Beard House in NY.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

In Focus: When Fandoms Collide—Our Fave Covers Among K-Pop Idols

These hoobae-sunbae moments are worth the watch!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Ateneo coach Silva on 3 Eaglets in NBTC 24: ‘They deserve to be there’

Ateneo de Manila High School is undefeated in the UAAP 80 Juniors Basketball Tournament. And with a lineup as talented and as deep as they have, the Blue Eaglets are expected to go all the way to the Finals – and even get the championship. Led by three players in the top five in terms of Statistical Points (SPs) in the UAAP in second-running Kai Sotto, third-running SJ Belangel, and fourth-running Dave Ildefonso, indeed, no team is as talented and as deep as the kids from Katipunan. For head coach Joe Silva, those three are only worthy of being mentioned as top talent not only in the UAAP, but also the entire Philippines. “The three of them really are blue-chip talents sa high school,” he said. The first-ever NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24 high school player rankings seems to agree with him as in the initial list revealed last Monday, Sotto was deemed the top talent among all players taking part in the NCAA, UAAP, CESAFI (Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc.), MMBL (Metro Manila Basketball League), and FCAAF (Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation). The NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24 is a weekly ranking of high school players which will ultimately be used to select the participants in the annual SM-NBTC High School All-Star Game at the MOA Arena. There, Belangel was ranked fifth while Ildefonso was eighth. That means that Ateneo has three players in the top eight in all of the Philippines. In Silva’s eyes, there is no doubt that his three prized prospects are nothing but deserving of their ranks. “They deserve to be there,” he said. That statement is even truer for Sotto, the towering teen who has long had scouts drooling about his potential. “If you put him in another team, he’d dominate, double-double yan easily. We’re not about individual stuff, but it’s not a surprise that Kai’s number one,” he said. The 7-foot-1, 15-year-old has per game counts of 12.6 points in 53.7 percent shooting, 12.6 rebounds, and 4.9 blocks in just 23.2 minutes of play. Silva was quick to remind Sotto, Belangel, and Ildefonso, however, “Good for them, pero they shouldn’t settle. They should work harder, stay humble, and focus on their studies.” The Blue Eaglets mentor, though, would also like to see two more names of his players on the NBTC Chooks-to-Go 24. “For me, Jason Credo and Joaqui Manuel should be there. Maybe they’re being overshadowed kasi medyo malakas yung team namin kaya they don’t get their numbers,” he said. He then continued, “Pero versatility-wise, value to the team, I believe they should be there.” Manuel has been their breakout player with averages of 11.1 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 1.6 assists while Credo has been their glue guy with norms of 10.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.6 steals. Manuel and Credo’s next chance to get on the list will be next Monday when the new rankings will be released. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Elliott tallies triple-double as Hong Kong takes out frustrations on Formosa

Coming off their first loss in the 2017-2018 Asean Basketball League, Christian Standhardinger and Hong Kong were nothing but determined to get back on track. They did just that on Thursday at the Souhorn Stadium in Hong Kong, waking up Formosa from dreaming of an upset, 99-79. The Filipino-German again proved to be a force with a team-high 25 points, but it was reigning and defending World MVP Marcus Elliott who showed the home team the way back onto the win column. Elliott was all over the court and collected 19 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds for his second triple-double of the season. With him fronting the charge, the Dreamers just had no chance from start to finish. The rout is much welcome for Hong Kong which was downed for the very first time in the season more than a week ago by Saigon. Now at 8-1, they continue to pace the tournament. The exact opposite goes for Formosa which fell for the eighth time in nine games. Lenny Daniel led them in the losing effort with 19 points. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Tsinoy trader in hot water for selling ‘expired’, ‘spurious’ merchandise

A Chinese-Filipino merchant is in hot water after his clients discovered that most of the products he wanted to sell were either expired or spurious Wednesday afternoon in Malabon City. Operatives of Malabon Police Community Precinct (PCP) 2 invited ChenCheng Cai, 55, of 47 Macopa St., Bgy. Potrero, to the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Players get chance to show skills to scouts in PBA D-League Showdown

  Opening more doors for Filipino ballers, the PBA is set to stage the first PBA D-League Showdown later this year. Players suiting up in the ongoing 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup will have a chance to showcase their talents not just in front of PBA coaches but also scouts from all over the Southeast Asian region in a two-day event. "They will be watched not just by PBA coaches, but also coaches from other countries like Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam who are getting Filipino imports in their regional leagues," said PBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial during the opening ceremonies at Ynares Sports Arena. The PBA D-League has been a stepping stone for the rookies see...Keep on reading: Players get chance to show skills to scouts in PBA D-League Showdown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Overseas Filipino Bank to be inaugurated today

Another campaign promise of President Rodrigo Duterte will be fulfilled today with the launch of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB), the Finance department said on Wednesday. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd, in a statement, said all obstacles to the bank’s establishment had been cleared with the Philippine Competition Commission’s (PCC) approval of Land Bank of [...] The post Overseas Filipino Bank to be inaugurated today appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

PH short goes to Berlinale

Filipino filmmaker Keith Deligero's "Babylon" has been invited to the Berlinale Shorts Special Program. The first A-list film festival for 2018, the Berlinale will be held in Germany from Feb. 15 to 25. This year's Shorts section gathers 22 films from 18 countries, including Brazil, India, Qatar and Portugal. According to the fest's website, the films in the Shorts program "look reality in the eye and actively contribute to the sociopolitical discourse." Deligero's 20-minute film is competing for the fest's top prizes (Golden and Silver Bear and the Audi Short Film Award). "Babylon" tells the story of "two girls who travel through time to assassinate a barangay dicta...Keep on reading: PH short goes to Berlinale.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

‘Citizen Pinoy’ wins media award for serving overseas Filipinos

DALY CITY, California --- "Citizen Pinoy," a weekly program dubbed as TFC's "passport to immigration information," won the Television Journalism Award -- Best Regular TV Program Category in the 2017 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards last month. Attorney Michael J. Gurfinkel, a U.S. immigration attorney and host of "Citizen Pinoy," received the award at a ceremony held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila during International Migrants Day, December 18. Gurfinkel said that he was "really humbled and honored about the award because it represents the recognition of the Filipino Overseas Worker and the sacrifices they have made, especially those in Ame...Keep on reading: ‘Citizen Pinoy’ wins media award for serving overseas Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Anastasia Steele flaunts Monique Lhuillier wedding gown in new Fifty Shades film

Mrs. Grey will see you now. As the final installment of the erotic-romance film Fifty Shades of Grey draws to a close this Valentine’s Day, a Filipino talent once againThe post Anastasia Steele flaunts Monique Lhuillier wedding gown in new Fifty Shades film appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

WATCH: Marawi soldier takes battle footage with GoPro from Anne Curtis

MANILA, Philippines – First Lieutenant Bala Tamayo of the Special Forces has released a video that includes actual footage from the Battle of Marawi. The soldier wrote, edited, and directed the video himself, and shot scenes using a GoPro camera given to him by Anne Curtis. Anne shared a link ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018