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Foster the People announces Manila concert

MANILA, Philippines — Indie-pop group Foster the People is coming to Manila for its "Sacred Hearts Club" tour on Friday, January 26, at the KIA Theater......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarJan 3rd, 2018

Josh Groban Live in Manila 2019

Ovation Productions on its 40th year of presenting some of the biggest names in live entertainment in the Philippines proudly announces its post Valentines concert at the Mall Of Asia Arena on February 22, 2019 featuring the supremely talented Josh Groban. Josh Groban is an internationally renowned singer, songwriter, and actor whose baritone voice is… link: Josh Groban Live in Manila 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Salosalo Autismo: Concert with a cause

A very special group of performers will take centerstage tonight in Salosalo Autismo. These are adults with autism.   "We know about children with autism, says Dr. Lirio Sobrevinas-Covey. "But we don't hear too much about adults with autism. Today, in fact, there are more adults with autism because these people live long lives." Dr. Sobrevinas-Covey, who has lived in the United States for 45 years, has a son Mikey, now 40 years old.   Together with other parents of autistic adults, she set up in 2011 the Association for Adults with Autism Philippines to foster the goals of awareness, adaptation, acceptance and accommodation for this sector of society.   ...Keep on reading: Salosalo Autismo: Concert with a cause.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Microsoft announces new Xbox controller for people with disabilities

MANILA, Philippines – Microsoft, via their website, announced a new gaming controller that's designed for people with disabilities. Called the Xbox Adaptive Controller, the device is a white, rectangular gamepad the size of about 2 adult hands spread out, featuring 2 large black buttons, a d-pad, and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Mariah Carey on Her Battle with Bipolar Disorder

For years and years, we have listened to Mariah Carey's music and even got super excited for her one-night concert in Manila this coming October. But no one knew, until now, that she was actually suffering in silence. Mariah was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder back in 2011 when she was hospitalized for her physical and mental breakdown. "I didn't want to believe it," she said to People magazine. And believe it or not, she only sought treatment now after what she described as the hardest couple of years. "Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me," Mariah said. "It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn't do that ...Keep on reading: Mariah Carey on Her Battle with Bipolar Disorder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Heady mix of sounds in John Legend’s PH stopover

Sometimes, you want to get lost in love; bathe in it till it overflows," singer-songwriter John Legend said from the Smart Araneta Coliseum stage at the recent Manila stop of his "Darkness and Light" concert tour. "And sometimes, you want to forget what's going on around you." John lamented that, these days, there are people who have a deeper relationship with their mobile phones than their lovers. "Sometimes, you got to turn them off. We get so obsessed with 'likes' that we forget about love," he continued in a flirtatious singsong. "But tonight, we're going to focus on love." His little spiel didn't exactly dissuade the audience from hoisting their phones up. But, at l...Keep on reading: Heady mix of sounds in John Legend’s PH stopover.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Closeup concert drug dealers sentenced to life imprisonment

MANILA, Philippines – Two of 5 people accused of manufacturing and selling ecstasy at the 2016 Closeup Forever Summer concert were sentenced to life imprisonment by a Parañaque court. Parañaque Regional Trial Court Branch 259 Judge Danilo Suarez  on Friday, April 6, found Marc David Deen and Seergeoh Villanueva “guilty beyond reasonable ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Facebook announces new steps to protect users’ privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Facebook said on Wednesday it would overhaul its privacy settings tools to put users “more in control” of their information on the social media website. “We’ve heard loud and clear that privacy settings and other important tools are too hard to find and that we must do more to keep people informed,” Chief [...] The post Facebook announces new steps to protect users’ privacy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Duterte calls for unity, solidarity on EDSA anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte hoped the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution will foster "unity and solidarity" among Filipinos. In his message released on Saturday, February 24, Duterte said he joins the entire nation in commemorating the historic event, which he said has "shown the world ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration

        A portion of Edsa will be closed to motorists on Sunday for the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, the Metro Manila Development Authority(MMDA) announcedon Friday.   The celebration will be onFebruary 25,Sunday, with the theme "Edsa 2018: Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy."   The MMDA announced that the Ortigas Avenue to northbound Santolan will be partially closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.   "Two outer lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic while three inner lanes from Edsa-Ortigas flyover will still be passable to motorists up to Aguinaldo Gate," the agency s...Keep on reading: MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Foster the People pumps up Manila crowd

MANILA, Philippines — Hundreds of fans flocked to Kia Theater in Quezon City last week to dance to the beat of indie pop band Foster the People......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

Civil society leaders push for peoples’ participation in development talks

A group of Southeast Asian socio-civic leaders on Tuesday said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit in Manila this week failed to deal with the real problems of the region and foster "genuine participation" of the region's peoples in development. "For 50 years, genuine people's participation in the Asean has been severely limited. Despite the civic organizations' efforts to initiate engagements for constructive dialogues alongside Asean's claims of having more inclusive and meaningful spaces, Asean remains largely inaccessible to people," Jelen Paclarin, chair of the steering committee of the Asean Civil Society Conference/Asean People's Forum (ACSC/APF), told...Keep on reading: Civil society leaders push for peoples’ participation in development talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Vegas probe shifts to killer’s Pinay partner

MANILA, Philippines — The investigation of a gunman who killed 59 people at a Las Vegas concert has shifted to his Filipina-Australian girlfriend, who has re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2017

Ed Sheeran announces tour dates across Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Prepare to be overwhelmed by another mind-blowing concert experience as AEG Presents and Ovation Productions announce that celebrated s.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Village People 40th anniversary concert in Manila

IN PHOTOS: Village People 40th anniversary concert in Manila.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

Village People to hold Manila concert this May 2017

Village People to hold Manila concert this May 2017.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMar 13th, 2017

4th Impact announces major concert in Manila this December

4th Impact announces major concert in Manila this December.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsSep 21st, 2016

Senate OKs probe of people linked to P11-B ‘shabu’ shipment

MANILA, Philippines --- The Senate adopted on Monday the recommendation of a Senate panel to conduct a lifestyle check and further investigate personalities tagged in the controversial P11-billion crystal meth shipment that was unearthed in August 2018. READ:PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu' READ:PDEA to file raps against those involved in P11B smuggled 'shabu' In his sponsorship speech on Committee Report No. 544, Sen. Richard Gordon, blue ribbon committee chair, noted that despite previous investigations into the illegal shabu shipments into the country, "big amount of drugs still kept coming in our country through the use of the same modus operan...Keep on reading: Senate OKs probe of people linked to P11-B ‘shabu’ shipment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Manny Pacquiao s LA home broken into while he was in Las Vegas

Just a day after Manny Pacquiao's dominant unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas, Nevada, the eight-division boxing world champion's house in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California reportedly became the scene of a crime after an apparent break-in.  ABS-CBN News' Steve Angeles was the first to report, as he discovered the police presence outside of the Pacquiao residence, Sunday evening (Monday morning, Manila time).  As Manny Pacquiao makes his way back to LA,Police are outside of his home. Apparently it’s been robbed while he was out in Vegas. Few of Manny’s advance security are now talking to investigators. pic.twitter.com/4ObQwjATVb — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) January 21, 2019 Accordng to Angeles, police noticed that the house's front door was open during a routine patrol run.  The block where Manny Pacquiao’s house is, has now been roped off with police tape. Manny’s aunt is talking to investigators. Apparently the open door was spotted by police on routin patrol. This isn’t the first time this house has been broken into. pic.twitter.com/3869eYdQo1 — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) January 21, 2019 The whole block was eventually cordoned off, with people being prevented from entering as investigations continue. Pacquiao and his family, who are expected to return to Los Angeles, will be heading staying somewhere else for the time being.  More of the Pacmans team members are slowly trickling in but no one is allowed to enter the home as police continue investigations. Manny and his family are most likely going to stay in another location tonite. pic.twitter.com/RnJkeQRKqP — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) January 21, 2019  At this time, there is no offcial report yet as to what had been stolen.  This wasn't the first time that Pacquiao's home in Los Angeles has been the target of a burglary, as a same incident ocurred back in 2011.    H/T: Steve Angeles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Trump offers to help migrant kids | The Manila Times Online

WASHINGTON, DC: In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the UnitedREAD The p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Mexican pipeline blast death toll: 73 | The Manila Times Online

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico: By Saturday (Sunday in Manila) evening the death toll from Fridays blaze had risen to 73, with another 74 people injured and dozens more were missing. The UnitedREAD The post Mex.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019