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Riverdale s Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes call out Philippine magazine for slimming them down

MANILA, Philippines — Riverdale's female lead stars called out Cosmopolitan Philippines for distorting their bodies in the local magazine's March issue......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarMar 9th, 2018

‘Riverdale’ stars call out PH magazine for ‘disrespectful’ photoshop editing

By Lara Tan/CNN Philippines – The reel-life Betty and Veronica are standing up against a Philippine magazine’s supposed “disrespectful” alteration of their bodies in its magazine spread. “Riverdale” stars Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes on Friday slammed Cosmopolitan Philippines for an unrealistic editing of their bodies. “It’s sad that you Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

In Focus: How Riverdale Star Lili Reinhart Inspires Us To Be Our Unfiltered Selves

This empowering femme is as real as she can get......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Teen Choice Awards 2018: Complete list of film and TV award winners

Lili Reinhart plays Betty Cooper in the show 'Riverdale'', which scooped several Teen Choice Awards this weekend. Image: LISA O'CONNOR / AFP On Sunday, August 12, cinema and tel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

LOOK: Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse share a kiss in Paris

MANILA, Philippines – Jughead Jones and Betty Cooper’s romance just jumped from our screens to real life! Riverdale co-stars Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart were caught sharing a kiss in Paris this past week, inducing kilig among fans across the world. {source} Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Defiant Camila Mendes is ‘done with dieting’

  Riverdale" star Camila Mendes, who revealed last October that she and an older sister suffered from eating disorders, recently announced on Instagram her decision to embrace a less-strict lifestyle. "When did being thin become more important than being healthy?" asked Mendes, who plays ex-mean girl Veronica Lodge. "I recently went to a naturopath for the first time in my life. I told her about my anxiety around food, and my obsession with dieting. She phrased a pivotal question in such a way that struck a chord with me: What other things could you be thinking about if you didn't spend all your time thinking about your diet? I suddenly remembered all the activities I love...Keep on reading: Defiant Camila Mendes is ‘done with dieting’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

Govt move to proceed with fuel tax hike backed | Inquirer Business

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) backtracked its call to suspend the increase of fuel excise tax next year The post Govt move to proceed with fuel tax hike backed appeared first.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Gov’t must aid those affected by 2nd fuel tax hike – Angara

MANILA, Philippine --- The government must be ready to provide assistance to those who would be affected by the additional tax on fuel in 2019. Sen. Sonny Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, reiterated this call on Tuesday when sought for comment on President Rodrigo Dutert's decision to approve the additional excise tax on fuel starting January next year. READ: Duterte approves 2nd round of fuel excise tax hike in 2019 The second round of increases was provided for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act. Angara noted that in his previous statement he had called on the government to first provide in full all the social mitigati...Keep on reading: Gov’t must aid those affected by 2nd fuel tax hike – Angara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin

There is no need for President Rodrigo Duterte to release a yearly medical bulletin, Malacaang said Monday, following the call of eight senatorial aspirants for the President to release medical bulletins about his health. "The question was whether or not the President should issue a medical bulletin in case of serious illness; the President agrees with that. That is why he informed us of what happened to the medical examinations. I don't think there's a question on that," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Eight senatorial aspirants, which include the President's allies former Philippine National Police Chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa and former Pres...Keep on reading: Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Koko Pimentel: Lorenzanas non-deployment of military in Scarborough, a good call | News

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday described as a good call Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's decision in 2016 not to deploy a Philippine Navy contingent in Scarborough Shoal after the fav.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

45th SSEAYP Participants Visit PH

More than 300 participants of the 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) were able to experience the Philippine culture as they embark on their port call here. The participants visited various institutions in Metro Manila as part of their various activities to foster goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding. They went to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Petron stays unscathed, extends win streak to six

Petron tightened its grip of the top spot in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Blaze Spikers made short work of struggling Sta. Lucia, 25-9, 25-12, 25-6,  to remain on top of the heap. Mika Reyes finished with a game-high 11 points, including five aces while Ging Balse-Pabayo added 10 markers for the Blaze Spikers, who captured their sixth win in as many games. Petron had a dominant performance as it registered twice as much Sta. Lucia’s attacks (37-15) and blocks (5-0) while capitalizing on the Lady Realtors’ poor reception with 12 aces. Meanwhile, veteran Mina Aganon re-asserted her dominance as she towed the Tornadoes back to the winning track after dominating Cocolife, 25-23, 26-28, 25-21, 25-19. The Tornadoes moved to solo second spot with a 5-1 win-loss card. Foton coach Aaron Valdez said their previous loss to F2 Logistics fueled them to work harder and regain their bearings. “I think our loss to F2 Logistics made us better as a team,” said Velez, who took the helm from Rommel Abella in the off-season. “Despite the loss, the team still radiated positive energy and I did not look at it (loss) as a setback.” He added that it was a wakeup call that gave them a chance to identify their weaknesses, especially now that towering Jaja Santiago and Dindin Manabat are seeing action in the prestigious V. Premier League in Japan. “It served as a wake up call for the team for us to improve on our weaknesses,” he added. “I’m happy that my players responded although they were hesitant at first, it’s normal, but I’m really glad that they exerted effort rather than nothing.” Carla Sandoval also had 18 points while playmaker Gyzelle Sy registered 24 excellent sets for Foton in a match that lasted for two hours and 15 minutes. Filipino-American spiker Kalei Mau led the way with 21 points, 16 digs and six excellent receptions for the Asset Managers, who absorbed their fifth loss in six matches. In the night cap, Cignal walloped its sister-team Smart, 25-20, 25-20, 25-20, for a 4-3 slate. Rachel Anne Daquis and Mylene Paat registered 15 points each and combined for 24 of the HD Spikers' 41 attack points. The Giga Hitters dropped to 2-4 mark......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Schrock, debuting Strauss banner Azkals 2018 Suzuki Cup lineup

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals are all set for their 2018 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup campaign with returning veterans and new faces donning the country in the Final 23 lineup.  Stephan Schrock gets his long-awaited call-up  and is aiming to lead the Philippine national men's football team ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Philippine Airlines Flight attendant feeds hungry infant mid-flight after mother runs out of formula

By Caitlin O’Kane/CBS NEWS – Flight attendant Patrisha Organo was just doing her job on a Philippine Airlines flight Wednesday when she received another call of duty. Organo, a new mother, switched gears from flight attendant into mom mode when she heard a crying baby mid-flight. The flight attendant, who Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

PBA: Coach Leo sees no reason why Beermen should be ashamed after early exit

The season is over for the dynastic San Miguel Beermen.  Just like last year, they once again have a quarterfinals exit in the Governors' Cup, this time at the hands of the Alaska Aces, who have never won against coach Leo Austria until now. Call it an underwhelming season, but the reality is they're still a good team. MVP frontrunner June Mar Fajardo was unavailable for the majority of the final conference, but returned in time to virtually secure his fifth straight MVP award, the most in history.  For Austria, there's no crying over spilled milk, calling the 2017-18 PBA campaign a rousing success.  "You win some, you lose some. But I’m still proud of the team. Kasi in the last 4 years, 12 conferences, we’ve been in the Finals 7 times, and won 6 championships. I think we have nothing to be ashamed of." The Beermen dipped to as low as a 2-4 record this season and AZ Reid to injury, before enlisting the services of spitfire scorer Kevin Murphy and getting import-like performances from #1 Christian Standhardinger to gather themselves and end up with a sixth-place finish. Snipers Marcio Lassiter and Alex Cabagnot, along with Standhardinger were called for Gilas duty, and that left the team missing key players in some parts of the conference.  The four-time PBA Coach of the Year is not blaming that, but said that it had played a part in their preparation moving forward. "Well, I think everybody’s expecting us that we’ll get into the next round. We failed to do it. Congratulations to Alaska. They are deserving to win this quarterfinals." Now that the season is over, the team will be zeroing in on defending the Philippine Cup title, gunning for their fifth straight plum next season. Before that, five of coach Leo's players will be suiting up the nation's tricolors, namely Lassiter, Cabagnot, Standhardinger, Fajardo, and Arwind Santos. Those five will practice for the squad, and will fight for the coveted 12 slots.  Also in their minds for next year is how to improve through the draft. "We will try to improve our team dahil nowadays, every team in the PBA keeps on improving and improving and we could not be overconfident dahil alam natin na a lot of people are telling us, the All-Filipino is our conference."   "Of course, those four All Filipino championships are already in the past." __   Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

HRW calls for independent probe into police s role in extrajudicial killings

MANILA, Philippines – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday, November 6, urged the government to create an indepent commission to investigate the reported involvement of Philippine National Police (PNP) officers in extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. The New York-based organization's call for an independent probe comes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza

  Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza urged President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday to order the compulsory pre-shipment inspection (PSI) of all containerized imports to prevent the large-scale smuggling of illegal drugs into the country.   Atienza renewed his call for the mandatory PSI after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said around P11 billion worth of "shabu" slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in July. In 2017, Atienza also pushed for the passage of a new law requiring pre-shipment inspection.   READ: PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu'   "The President is in a position to administratively direct the mandatory PSI ...Keep on reading: Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Stephan Schrock ready for Azkals Suzuki Cup call-up

MANILA, Philippines – After two years of not suiting up for the Philippine Azkals, Stephan Schrock would do anything to regain a spot in the national team.  Although the final 23-man lineup for the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup has yet to be announced, the Ceres-Negros midfielder feels ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

U.S. ambassador pays courtesy call on DFA chief Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim paid a courtesy call on newly appointed Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin two weeks after the Philippines' new top diplomat took office. The meeting took place on Wednesday, October 31.  "Delighted to meet with new ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Call for entries: 2nd Maginhawa Film Festival

This is a press release from Cinema Centenario. This coming December, Cinema Centenario celebrates its first anniversary dedicated to pay tribute to the core foundation of its existence, the 100 years of Philippine Cinema, by launching the 2nd Maginhawa Film Festival. MFF is the biggest annual event along the food hub in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Technology will help clean up our seas

Call it timely that Bank of the Philippine Islands had a media roundtable discussion on Sustainable Energy Finance with three important speakers, Eric Roberto Luchangco, head of BPI’s corporate credit products; Jo Ann Eala, vice president of sustainable energy finance and specialized lending, and David Leechiu, CEO of Leechiu Property Consultants......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018