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‘Haunted Forest’

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2018.) Directed by Ian Loreos; stars Jane Oineza, Jameson Blake, Maris Racal, Jon Lucas, Raymart Santiago, Joey Marquez Regal Entertainment is known for releasing horror flicks through its long-running "Shake, Rattle and Roll" franchise during the holiday season. The tradition continues this year, but with a new film that promises to be just as scary. "Haunted Forest" tells of a dark creature called "Sitsit" that preys on women. It possesses its victims, who all go missing and are found dead in the forest. It is suspected that young Nica...Keep on reading: ‘Haunted Forest’.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerDec 21st, 2017

Introducing a hybrid creature to the Philippine folklore lineup

By Michelle Anne P. Soliman Movie review Haunted Forest Directed by Ian Loreños THERE IS a mysterious creature living in a tree in the middle of the forest. It disguises itself in many forms (most of the time as someone with bloody wounds needing for help), preying on women by playing with their conscience and […] The post Introducing a hybrid creature to the Philippine folklore lineup appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

‘Haunted Forest’

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2018.) Directed by Ian Loreos; stars Jane Oineza, Jameson Blake, Maris Racal, Jon Lucas, Raymart Santiago, Joey Marquez Regal Entertainment is known for releasing horror flicks through its long-running "Shake, Rattle and Roll" franchise during the holiday season. The tradition continues this year, but with a new film that promises to be just as scary. "Haunted Forest" tells of a dark creature called "Sitsit" that preys on women. It possesses its victims, who all go missing and are found dead in the forest. It is suspected that young Nica...Keep on reading: ‘Haunted Forest’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Haunted Forest : A different type of horror film

MANILA, Philippines – Haunted Forest is the only horror movie in this year’s MMFF line-up. Lead stars Jane Oineza, Jameson Blake, Maris Racal, and Jon Lucas are confident that Regal Entertainment’s newest offering will not only be a box-office success but also snag a spot in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Direk Ian delivers the scare without exaggeration

MANILA, Philippines — Regal Entertainment, Inc.’s Haunted Forest is the lone horror film entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) under the dir.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

WATCH | MMFF bares second batch of four entries

'Ang Larawan,' 'Deadma Walking,' 'Haunted Forest' and 'Siargao' complete this year's Magic 8......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Review: ‘Blair Witch Project’ sequel gets lost in the woods

People will have different reactions to the new "The Blair Witch Project" sequel, but one thing we all probably can agree on is this: We need to hurry up and clear-cut that haunted forest in Maryland, once and for all......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 15th, 2016

The last breathing space in Manila, Arroceros Forest Park, is under threat

A leader of a private environmental group appealed to the public to help save the Arroceros Forest Park in Manila, the last lung of the capital, after being threatened anew. Chiqui Sy-Quia Mabanta, leader of the park’s guardian Winner Foundation, claimed on her Facebook post that the place is under threat from developer. Mabanta did […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Indonesia promises haze-free Asian Games

JAKARTA -- The government is determined to carry out all necessary measures to prevent forest and land fires from spreading on the island of Sumatra, as the Asia Games are set to kick off onAug. 18in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, at the peak of the dry season. Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto held a meetingon Tuesdaywith relevant officials, discussing anticipatory measures to address the potential increase in hot spots. "Learning from our experience [...] and with solid coordination [among stakeholders] as well as proper procedures in both prevention and mitigation, all regions are prepared to mitigate potential forest fires," Wiranto ...Keep on reading: Indonesia promises haze-free Asian Games.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

4 kids rescued after jumping into Olongapo river; 1 still missing

OLONGAPO CITY --- Four children who leaped into a swollen river in Olongapo City were rescued on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 12). Villagers found the four children on the slope of an embankment near a forest in Barangay Old Cabalan, said Angelito Layug, chief of the Olongapo City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. "The rescued children are being treated at James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital," Layug told the Inquirer. A girl, identified as 13-year-old Christile Traquina, 13, was still missing as of 6 p.m., Layug said. The children were reported missing after they jumped into the swollen river here during a heavy Sunday afternoon downpour. The children, aged 10 to ...Keep on reading: 4 kids rescued after jumping into Olongapo river; 1 still missing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Police: College hoops coach threw punch killing NYC tourist

NEW YORK --- A college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who mistook him for an Uber driver, police said Thursday. Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said. Jones, 35, of Kernerville, North Carolina, was arrested Thursday. He is awaiting arraignment on an assault charge. His lawyer couldn't immediately be reached. In a statement, Wake Forest said it would comment further once it gathers more information. Jones joined the Demon Deacons staff in May 2017 after coaching stints at Central Florida, Virginia Commonwealth ...Keep on reading: Police: College hoops coach threw punch killing NYC tourist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Enderun reinforces importance of Water in latest Sustainability Summit

Enderun Colleges, AGREA, Forest Foundation Philippines and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Environmental Management Bureau NCR held the Sustainability Summit 2018 on August 1.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Rare bird sighted after 111 years

  An unexpected appearance of a dazzling visitor at a man-made forest in Negros Oriental province set hearts aflutter in the small but tightly knit birding community in the Philippines.   On March 19, naturalist and conservationist Rene Vendiola spotted an unusual bird foraging on the leaf litter at a native tree plantation and wildlife sanctuary, called Liptong Woodland, in Bacong town, Negros Oriental.   Vendiola, who started and continues to maintain Liptong Woodland, took a set of blurry pictures of the colorful visitor and uploaded these on Facebook in July.   Despite the poor quality of the photos, it was clear that Vendiola's feathered ...Keep on reading: Rare bird sighted after 111 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Chris Paul donates $2.5M to Wake Forest basketball program

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- NBA All-Star and former Wake Forest guard Chris Paul is donating $2.5 million in support of the Demon Deacons' basketball team. The donation announced Tuesday is the school's largest by a former Wake Forest basketball player. School officials say it will assist a project to expand and enhance the men's and women's locker rooms, and the men's locker room will be named for him. Paul says the locker room project "inspired me, because that's where players build relationships and create a unifying camaraderie." The Houston Rockets guard and Winston-Salem native led Wake Forest to its first No. 1 ranking in 2004-05 before becoming a nine-time All-Star...Keep on reading: Chris Paul donates $2.5M to Wake Forest basketball program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Prescription for disturbed/contaminated soil

By: Edgar Mana-ay THE thin mixture of weathered rock and organic material below our feet is Earth’s most fundamental resource. We step on it, live on it, and through, it we produce much of our food. Soil supports forest growth, which gives us essential products, including paper and wood. Soil material, organisms within the soil, and […] The post Prescription for disturbed/contaminated soil appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Tokyo 2020 organizers say venue delays won’t hit test events

TOKYO --- Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics insist construction delays at two key venues will have no impact on preparations for the games, including test events. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced last month construction of the Olympic Aquatics Center and the Sea Forest Waterway will be delayed by two months. This led to media reports organizers would have to reshuffle test event schedules. "A recent media report is causing confusion about Tokyo 2020's test event schedule," said Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya. "Despite the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's announcement last month that construction of the Olympic Aquatics Center and the Sea Forest Waterway ...Keep on reading: Tokyo 2020 organizers say venue delays won’t hit test events.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Police arrest man suspected of starting California wildfire

  A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a fire that burned five homes and prompted evacuation orders for an entire Southern California mountain town.   Brandon N. McGlover, 32, of Temecula was booked on suspicion of setting five fires, including a blaze threatening an estimated 600 homes in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles, state fire officials said.   It wasn't immediately clear whether McGlover had an attorney.   One of the fires erupted Wednesday afternoon and quickly grew to 19 square kilometers, fueled by dry brush and trees in rugged terrain. It was burning in and around San Bernardino National Forest, prompt...Keep on reading: Police arrest man suspected of starting California wildfire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline-study

Margaret Graham, 74, has her blood pressure checked while visiting the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Friday, July 13, 2018. She had participated in a multi-year stud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Greek forest fire survivor tells of dramatic flight, rescue

The fire came suddenly, and the group of friends ran. When they reached the beach and there was nowhere more to run, they swam into the ocean, choking and blinded by the smoke and pulled by the strong current......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Greater Mekong region tries to stop devastation

HCM CITY -- The Greater Mekong region, once the world's most densely forested area, has lost a third of its natural forest cover and will lose another third by 2030 unless action is taken imme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden on Wednesday, July 18, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region. The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) said two Italian firefighting aircraft had been sent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018