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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

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

Instagram rolls out mute option

MANILA, Philippines – You will soon be able to "mute" people or accounts on Instagram that you don't like seeing on your feed, Instagram announced on their website Tuesday, May 22, US time.  By muting a page, you will no longer see their posts on the main feed of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Next-generation chips for upcoming iPhones now in production – report

MANILA, Philippines – Apple's manufacturing partner, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, began mass production of new processors meant for this year's slew of iPhones, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, May 23.  People familiar with the matter said the new processors would be 7-nanometer chips, being smaller, yet more powerful and more efficient than the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

NPC to launch campaign against careless use of online services

MANILA, Philippines – The National Privacy Commission (NPC) announced it will launch a campaign to increase people's knowledge on how they might be placing their information at risk through online services.  Dubbed "PSST!" or Privacy, Safety, Security and Trust online, the yearlong advocacy campaign is meant to "boost the general public’s awareness ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Speculation mounts over US push for Iran regime change

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Speculation is swirling over the prospect of US willingness to push regime change in Tehran, as US officials including Washington’s top diplomat urge Iranians to “choose for themselves” their government. “The Iranian people get to choose for themselves the kind of leadership they want,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday after outlining [...] The post Speculation mounts over US push for Iran regime change appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

PhilHealth OIC says she s out to protect people s money

MANILA, Philippines – Amid questions on her travel expenses of more than half a million pesos in just a year in office, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) interim president said she is out to “protect people’s money” to ensure better healthcare for Filipinos. PhilHealth Officer-in-Charge Celestina Jude de la ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Zuckerberg testimony to EU Parliament to be livestreamed

MANILA, Philippines – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to a change in his testimony regarding the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal to the European Parliament, with the change allowing for livestreaming of the proceedings happening Tuesday, May 22 (May 23, Manila time).  Facebook earlier admitted up to 2.7 million people in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018