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Jodi and Xian’s “Dear Other Self” premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO

Jodi and Xian’s “Dear Other Self” premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: abscbn abscbnSep 15th, 2017

Robin addresses Aljur-Kylie issue, ‘PGT’ backlash

Marry my daughter, then you'll get my blessing," Robin Padilla told Aljur Abrenica, partner of his daughter Kylie and father to his grandson, Alas Joaquin. Robin was reacting to Aljur's interview with the Inquirer on his attempts to improve their relationship. "I, too, am hopeful. I have no issue with Aljur. This is not a problem that's too difficult to solve---what every father wants is for his daughter to settle down with a husband. That's it!" Robin said during the launch of his latest ABS-CBN series with Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap, titled "Sana Dalawa ang Puso," which premieres on Jan. 29. "If only my daughter would let me, I'd drag her to church and have her marry ...Keep on reading: Robin addresses Aljur-Kylie issue, ‘PGT’ backlash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Jodi and Xian’s “Dear Other Self” premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO

Jodi and Xian’s “Dear Other Self” premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2017

‘Always Be My Maybe’ premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO

‘Always Be My Maybe’ premieres on ABS-CBN TVplus’ KBO.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

Bapa SEJA

Bapa is a Bahasa term that means “father,” and I use it here in honor of a man whom I look up to like a father — a man who had done so much for his country and for the international community as well. He was my boss, my mentor, a colleague in government service and in several advocacies, a good and dear friend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 4 min. ago

A mother has custodial right over illegitimate child

Dear PAO, My then long-time girlfriend and I have a three-year-old daughter but we never married. We eventually broke up. After we broke up, my daughter lived with my ex-girlfriend. I later found out from friends and relatives that she is having a relationship with another woman. It turned out that my ex-girlfriend is a [...] The post A mother has custodial right over illegitimate child appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Homes We Love: Summer-Inspired Celebrity Homes That Will Inspire You To Renovate Your Abode

Summer design inspirations from Enrique, Xian, Coco, and more!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Comment on TechnoMarine brand ambassador Xian Lim on ‘living deep’ by Lina N.

Xian is the best Endorser in Town. ..! A TechnoMarine wristwatch on his arm is really a statement in fashion, in sports, in arts; either screen, artist, singer, musician and as an all out man about town, locally or internationally...!.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Comment on Foreign direct investments in the Philippines by noel yuseco

Dear Sirs, Generalizations appear poor. September 2016 plunged mainly because of certain one-off investments in 2015. Also, you cannot say we're on tract simply looking at the total. There were huge one-offs in April 2016 that is still pushing totals above previous year levels. Better if you had identified these one-offs and cancelled them from totals then draw your conclusions. Maybe also you asked a deterministic question to your interviewee so he concluded that politics are driving FDI's down. July and August FDI's appear on an uptrend. Thank you......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

2 directors, barred at home, still speak loudly at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) --- Twice the Cannes Film Festival has risen to give standing ovations to empty seats. Chairs were left poignantly vacant for two absent filmmakers whose films are in competition for the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Both Iran's Jafar Panahi and Russia's Kirill Serebrennikov were unable to attend their red carpet premieres because both are barred from traveling out of their home countries. Their absence has put the Cannes spotlight on two cases of artist censorship, their defenders say. Both were loudly applauded in absentia at their premieres. At the festival news conferences for each of their films, an empty seat was placed in the center of the panel, with a pl...Keep on reading: 2 directors, barred at home, still speak loudly at Cannes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Folayang raring to make new memories in Singapore in comeback fight

If there's one foreign country that Eduard Folayang holds dear into his heart, it has to be the city-state of Singapore. It was in 2016 when the legendary Team Lakay member upset Shinya Aoki for the ONE World lightweight championship at Singapore Indoor Stadium and Folayang plans to channel that love for the Lion City once more for his comeback fight. "Singapore is where I won the title, I was the underdog in that title bout against Shinya Aoki, but I managed to pull off the upset win," said Folayang. "It was so memorable, the country will always be dear to my heart." "Singapore is an awesome country, the venue is so awesome, it's truly world-class, and the energy is palpabl...Keep on reading: Folayang raring to make new memories in Singapore in comeback fight.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Kobe Bryant s 'Dear Basketball' wins Sports Emmy

Kobe Bryant continues to add hardware to his mantle in his post-playing days. After taking home a "Best Animated Short" Oscar for "Dear Basketball" last March, the Lakers great's creation won a Sports Emmy for "Outstanding Post-Produced Graphic Design," Wednesday (PHL time), during a ceremony at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.   WINNER VIDEO: Outstanding Post-Produced Graphic Design @verizon Dear Basketball @kobebryant @_dearbasketball #SportsEmmys pic.twitter.com/gV9btM8YKL — Sports Emmys (@sportsemmys) May 9, 2018 Bryant was not there personally to receive the award though. The video is an animated reading of Bryant's poem of the same name, which he used to announce his retirement in 2015. The short previously also won an Annie award for "Best Animated Short Subject." Bryant is a five-time NBA champion, a two-time Finals MVP, a one-time regular season MVP, and a 16-time NBA All-Star, with four NBA All-Star Game MVP awards......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Brighter days seem to be in store for Knicks, new coach Fizdale

By David Aldridge, TNT Analyst There was only one job that made sense for David Fizdale. Despite all the openings for which he interviewed, his pedigree and background -- and, let’s be honest, ambition -- made one gig stand out above the others. And it’s the one he got, with the New York Knicks. New York agreed to a four-year deal with Fizdale last week, a correct pairing of young coach and franchise that is trying to build back up the right way, with an emphasis on defense and conditioning that is right up Fizdale’s alley. No matter the occasional oddity created by working for Jim Dolan, he is an owner who has been willing to spend money when asked, and his team is in the top media market on earth. When you win there, they have parades for you in the Canyon of Heroes, and you almost always wind up in your particular sport’s Hall of Fame. You can’t not take the shot. The Knicks believe they’re in a place where the things Fizdale did in Miami and what he took to Memphis -- his philosophy of culture-building, team-building, discipline and how he connects to players -- were a good fit for where they are as a franchise. Among the 11 candidates the Knicks interviewed for the job, several had more head coaching experience than Fizdale -- whose tenure in Memphis lasted exactly 101 regular season games and six playoff games. But Fizdale checked the most boxes, and at 43, the Knicks are betting he has a lot of growing and improving to do, just as the team does. The Knicks, of course, looked into just why the Grizzlies fired Fizdale so abruptly last season, after just 19 games. Team president Steve Mills and General Manager Scott Perry didn’t just get started in the league last week; they know a lot of people. The chatter around the league was that Memphis chose star center Marc Gasol over Fizdale after the two clashed during the coach’s season-plus there. As I wrote just after Fizdale was fired, the deterioration in their relationship reached the point of no return when Fizdale went after Gasol hard in a film session, basically dismissing the importance of Gasol’s accomplishments overseas, including as a member of the Spanish national team. That that rankled Gasol to no end should have been no surprise to anyone paying attention. The Spanish team’s international triumphs are a point of considerable and understandable pride for both Marc Gasol and his brother, Pau. They helped lead Spain to the greatest era of basketball accomplishment in that country’s history, including a 2006 gold medal at what was then called the FIBA World Championships. Fizdale tried to fix things with Gasol, even flying to Europe after the season to try and make it right. But Gasol was close with majority owner Robert Pera; Fizdale wasn’t. That closed off a potential area of outreach between the two. Gasol had no interest in rapprochement, a stance that Grizzlies players made clear to Fizdale throughout the season. (Caught most in the middle, per league sources, was Grizzlies veteran point guard Mike Conley, Jr., who did and does have strong relationships with both men.) But, importantly, in his discussions with the Knicks, Fizdale took responsibility for his failures with Gasol. He didn’t blame Gasol or anyone else. As one of his chief calling cards is connecting with players, and not finding common ground with Gasol was an L he has to take. “He knew where he messed up and what he’d try to let it never happen again,” said a source who’s spoken with Fizdale since his firing. But, equally importantly, just because Fizdale couldn’t make it work with Gasol doesn’t mean he’s doomed to a similar outcome with All-Star forward Kristaps Porzingis. The 22-year-old’s relationship with the Knicks has been scrutinized within an inch of its life the last couple of years. The toxicity level reached under former president Phil Jackson has abated some, but Porzingis and the team still have some navigation to do -- a trip that is blurred as Porzingis continues rehabbing and recovering from the torn ACL he suffered in February. (Porzingis’s brother, Janis, who serves as his agent, politely declined comment on the Fizdale hire via text Saturday, though the Knicks were in contact with Janis Porzingis during the coaching search.) Porzingis’s injury keeps the Knicks in flux, a position it seems they’ve been in most years since the Nixon administration. He is a potential superstar -- “potential” is used quite deliberately here, as “The Unicorn’s” stans on social media have made a very talented offensive player into something that he is not, at least not yet -- a transcendent player. But, assuming Porzingis ultimately makes a full and healthy return, New York has a terrific building block around which to build. And, they have a chance to really get in the game in the summer of 2019. First, they’ll have to resolve Joakim Noah’s status -- he has two years and roughly $38 million left on his current deal. It’s likely the Knicks will stretch him and the only question is whether that happens before or after next season. If it’s the former, the Knicks can spread the remainder of his salary across five seasons; if the latter, three seasons. Nothing is certain, but it would be surprising to see Noah still in New York by the start of camp. Why saddle a new coach with an old problem? That would leave the Knicks with more flexibility going into ’19, which is when Perry has said he’d like New York to be ready to pounce in free agency -- and when the likes of Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson, Kawhi Leonard (player option) and Jimmy Butler (player option) can be free agents. But until that bridge year, Fizdale will have to max out the existing roster. Charitably, there’s not a lot there at present that’s proven and has led to much winning anywhere. The Knicks will need to be lucky in next week’s Lottery -- preferably, getting a high enough pick to land one of the elite big men that should be among the top four or five picks in the Draft. If that doesn’t happen, the hope in New York is that until the roster improves, Fizdale can develop the talents of the Knicks’ trio of guards -- Frank Ntilikina, Emmanuel Mudiay and Tim Hardaway, Jr. -- in which New York has invested Draft and literal treasure the last couple of seasons. (It will help that Fizdale’s relationship with Hardaway, Jr., goes back to when the latter was a kid and his father, the master of the killer crossover, worked in the Heat organization after Tim Hardaway Sr.’s playing days ended.) The additional hope is that Fizdale will get Ntilikina in elite shape while honing his competitive edge, and that a full season under Fizdale will let the Knicks know once and for all if Mudiay can be a significant contributor. Fizdale will also have to adjust his nomenclature. Last week’s story in the New York Daily News correctly identified Fizdale’s consistent referencing “the Miami Way” as shorthand for how he wanted to do things in Memphis alienated Grizzlies people who were -- again, justifiably -- proud of the “Grit-n’Grind” era that produced seven straight playoff appearances before this season’s 22-60 crater. And, he’ll have to be prepared to be, perhaps, the biggest face of the franchise, in a city whose media is dogged and nonplussed and will often go off cockeyed in a crazy, incorrect direction. But its influence should never be underestimated. Fizdale is from Los Angeles, and he has a great way with most. And it didn’t hurt him to work some for ESPN while he was between jobs. But he’ll have to learn the media landscape in New York quickly -- who to befriend, who to be wary of, who he can trust and who he cannot. (Also: I’m sure the Knicks pointed out to him that while he had several causes which were near and dear to him in Memphis, from advocating the removal of Confederate statues in the city to lending his name to other civic causes, he needs to win games in Gotham first.) At base, the Knicks will want to see players throughout the roster held accountable, and charged to compete on a nightly basis. There was not enough of either last season under coach Jeff Hornacek -- who, in fairness, didn’t have all that much time to put his stamp on what was a poor roster. Fizdale will get more time. The Knicks’ roster will look a lot different in two years than it does now. Fizdale will have to be a lot different coach than he was in Memphis, as well. Longtime NBA reporter, columnist and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer David Aldridge is an analyst for TNT. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Suits is here for your VIU-ing pleasure

Suits ' is now available on Viu. Starring Jang Dong-gun and Park Hyung-sik, the Korean drama premieres this week. Viu, the video-on-demand app, is a service in the Philippines that offers fast.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Suits (Korea) is here for your VIU-ing pleasure

The Korean adaptation of popular United States legal drama "Suits" is now available on Viu. Starring Jang Dong-gun and Park Hyung-sik, the Korean drama premieres this week. Viu, the video-on-demand app, is a service in the Philippines that offers fast, legal and free streaming and downloading of Korean variety shows, dramas and music programs with English subtitles. The Korean version, aimed to focus on interpretation rather than imitation, revolves around the relationship between legendary lawyer Choi Kang-suk and rookie lawyer Go Yeon-woo. Choi hires Go as an associate lawyer, even though he isn't qualified for the job, valuing his photographic memory. "The drama is a char...Keep on reading: Suits (Korea) is here for your VIU-ing pleasure.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

How Ria Atayde knew Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford were ‘perfect for each other’

Apart from Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia, perhaps no one else knows their love story better than their maid of honor and "official third wheel" Ria Atayde. The "My Dear Heart" actress, a witness to the two since the beginning, candidly shared personal moments of the romance in her speech during the April 20 wedding. Atayde, who is third-cousin to Garcia, told INQUIRER.net about their relationship: "What I love about her is that without words, we get each other." The two are each other's confidants and consider each other sisters. She reveals that she and Garcia were both "rediscovering" themselves after heartbreaks when Crawford entered the picture --- back then, they...Keep on reading: How Ria Atayde knew Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford were ‘perfect for each other’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

OUR MARAWI: Oh my dear Marawi… I will never ever give you up

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 01 May) — I was in a nightmare, I was walking and roaming a street that seemed so familiar, oh wait this is not just familiar, I know this place! I let out a great sigh as my heart kept on breaking into small pieces. I have been kept far from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Sharon Cuneta loses self over Korean superstar Gong Yoo

Megastar Sharon Cuneta goes fan mode over Korean pop superstar Gong Yoo and she declared her love for him in a very overwhelming fashion. In an Instagram post on Friday, Cuneta expressed how shocked if not envious she is that Kuya Kim Atienza was able to interview the Korean star in his science-environmental educational weekly program "Matanglawin." Even though she is among the biggest stars of Philippine showbiz, she humbly introduced herself to the actor and told him what she believes so. "Dear Mr. Gong Yoo @officialgongyoo, my name is Sharon, I am a singer and actress in the Philippines and I am your #1fan!!! I also think we would look better in a picture together than yo...Keep on reading: Sharon Cuneta loses self over Korean superstar Gong Yoo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Hindi malilipat sa pangalan ng bagong asawa

Dear Atty. Claire, Magandang araw po sa inyo. May gusto po sana akong idulog, ito ay tungkol sa conjugal property ng magulang ko. Namatay nu’ng January 2011 ang nanay namin at pagkatapos nu’n, Sept. 2012, nagpakasal na muli ang tatay ko sa ibang babae. Bale 1 and half years after mamatay nanay namin nu’ng nagpakasal… link: Hindi malilipat sa pangalan ng bagong asawa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Private property not automatically convertible into public property

Dear PAO, My parents allowed Juan to occupy a portion of our land. The land, which was converted into a road, was eventually named by the local government as “XYZ Street” and is now open to the public. My parents demanded the surrender of this property from Juan but the latter refused. Hence, we initiated [...] The post Private property not automatically convertible into public property appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Billboard boy Xian Gaza strikes once again with Myrtle Sarossa

Billboard boy Xian Gaza is once again inviting a celebrity to go out with him.  This time, its cosplayer Myrtle Sarossa and Gaza is inviting her to a movie date,The post Billboard boy Xian Gaza strikes once again with Myrtle Sarossa appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018