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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

Sheryl Cruz files COC to run for Manila councilor

Actress Sheryl Cruz has filed her certificate of candidacy for councilor in the second district of Manila. Cruz said she is entering politics because she has become more aware of the needs of the people. "Marami na po akong beses na inuudyok na tumakbo. Hindi ko naman sinasarado yung doors sa pulitika. It's just that siguro ngayon mas aware na ako eto yung pangangailangan ng taong nakikita ko," she said in an interview on Tuesday. (I've been encouraged to run for public office many times. I am not closing my doors to politics. Maybe I'm just more aware now of the needs of our people.) The actress added that she wants to start public service in her family's hometown. "Gusto...Keep on reading: Sheryl Cruz files COC to run for Manila councilor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News24 min. ago

Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate

BANKING on his track record in the Senate, reelectionist senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th on Tuesday appealed once again to the people to give him another six years as he filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) in the 2019 midterm elections. Aquino said that the coming polls would be much tougher compared to 2013 when [...] The post Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Cabinet Secretary Evasco resigns to run for Bohol gov

CABINET Secretary Leoncio “Jun” Evasco, Jr. resigned from his post run for governor of Bohol in the midterm elections in 2019. In a phone-patch interview with reporters, Evasco said he filed his certificate of candidacy this morning “after a long, long (contemplation), [and]because I want to change Bohol and people really requested for change.” Evasco said [...] The post Cabinet Secretary Evasco resigns to run for Bohol gov appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Average time people spend on Facebook declining - study

MANILA, Philippines – People are spending less and less time on Facebook, according to a recent study from Pivotal Research Group cited by Fast Company . The research firm analyzed data regarding digital content consumption from Nielsen for August of this year. The firm found the average time a person ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

SAP Bong Go announces senatorial bid – Manila Video

Special Assistant to the President Bong Go announces senatorial bid. #MatalinongBotoPH source link: SAP Bong Go announces senatorial bid – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News15 hr. 57 min. ago

Results: October 2018 Chemist, Chemical Technician board exam

This is a press release from the PRC. MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 496 out of 1,101 passed the Chemist Licensure Examination and 1,673 out of 1,916 passed the Chemical Technician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Chemistry in Manila, Cagayan De Oro and Cebu this October 2018. The members ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News20 hr. 44 min. ago