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When and where you can watch BuyBust abroad

MANILA, Philippines –Viewers outside the Philippines now have a chance to catch Erik Matti’s upcoming film, BuyBust, with the much-awaited film having its world premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival, along with screenings in South Korea, Canada, and the United States. According to a post on Anne Curtis’ Instagram, BuyBust ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 7th, 2018

Bacolod-Deep City-2

IN THE Deep City of Bacolod, one thing is clear. Whenever Mayor Evelio Leonardia gets visitors, goes abroad to watch the boxing match or whatever happens that will portray him in the best of lights, there is mass publicity. He has control or influence over local media outlets and among his retinue is a team […] The post Bacolod-Deep City-2 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Filipino brands to watch in 2019 according to Forbes

Filipino brands to watch in 2019 according to 'Forbes' INQUIRER.net Filipino fashion is being recognized abroad. A list was published on Forbes showing Manila Designers To Have In Your Wardro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

No more man in a barrel

AN IVATAN-made watch for dad, a stylish bayong (market bag woven from dried leaves) for mom, wooden carabao and jeepney models for the children, a scarf printed with local flowers for the winter, and Filipino snacks for unexpected cravings — shopping for notably Filipino items is now possible just before a flight abroad......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

WATCH: Anne Curtis being hunted in drug-ridden slums of Manila in new BuyBust trailer

Anne Curtis is now being the hunted. Curtis fights her way out of the drug-ridden slums of Manila, as shown in a new trailer for 'BuyBust,' out Friday on Curtis' Facebook page.........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

WHAT WENT BEFORE: Arroyos on watch list under Aquino administration

On Nov. 15, 2011, then President Benigno Aquino III's administration stopped former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her husband, Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo, from boarding a Hong Kong-bound plane and leaving the country, despite a Supreme Court order allowing her to seek medical treatment abroad. Voting 8-5 on the same day, the high court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the administration's move to put Arroyo on its watch list. Asked if the decision of the Bureau of Immigration to stop the Arroyos from leaving despite a high court order giving them the green light amounted to a contemptuous act, then Supreme Court spokesperson Jose Midas Marquez said: "Yes, it...Keep on reading: WHAT WENT BEFORE: Arroyos on watch list under Aquino administration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

WATCH: Kai Sotto on prospect of playing abroad

High school prospect Kai Sotto has been turning heads in the local hoops scene......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

‘Sin Island’ uncut is now available on Sky and TFC via pay-per-view

                  The uncut version of the most "sinful" movie of 2018, "Sin Island" is now finally available on via Sky PPV (pay-per-view) and TFC PPV.   For only P99, viewers from all over the world can now watch the full director's cut which, according to the production, is a must-watch.   The cast members expressed their happiness over the global availability of the movie's uncut version so that their families from abroad could enjoy the film.   Director Gino Santos also intended to cut off the controversial "gory" scenes to avoid being merited an R-18. But now that they're sc...Keep on reading: ‘Sin Island’ uncut is now available on Sky and TFC via pay-per-view.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Six standout local volleybelles of 2017

We’ve seen them shine this year whether in the collegiate stage, in the club leagues or even in the international scene. These six Pinay volleyball players took the sport’s limelight in the year that’s about to end.     DESIREE CHENG Desiree Cheng came into De La Salle University during the time bitter rival Ateneo de Manila University got the Lady Spikers’ number. From Seasons 76 to 77, Cheng saw her team fall prey to the might of the Lady Eagles in the UAAP Finals. Then redemption came in Season 78. Unfortunately, the 5-foot-8 spiker was forced to watch from the sidelines with an ACL tear as her crew reclaimed the crown. A year after, Cheng got her biggest break. DLSU lost most of its veteran core after Season 78 and needed another scoring option. Cheng heeded the call. Though Cheng struggled at the start of the eliminations, the hitter slowly got her groove back and delivered when DLSU needed offense in their sixth straight championship showdown against Ateneo. Cheng was the X-factor for the Ramil De Jesus-mentored squad during the series. Her contributions both on offense and floor defense played a huge part in the Lady Spikers’ series sweep of the Lady Eagles for the school’s 10th title. Cheng also helped F2 Logistics claim the Cargo Movers’ breakthrough Philippine Superliga Grand Prix title and a runner-up finish in the All-Filipino Conference.   ALYSSA VALDEZ Although Alyssa Valdez failed to claim a crown in the Premier Volleyball League this year and a continued title drought since 2016, the Phenom’s magic remains. She can still fill up game venues whenever she takes the court and 2017 proved as the former Queen Eagles’ biggest year in terms of her flourishing volleyball career. Valdez brought her talents abroad, landing a stint with 3BB Nakornnont in the Thai League and in the Thai-Denmark Superleague where her team finished third in both tournaments. After her appearance in Thailand, Valdez donned the Creamline jersey and led the Rebisco franchise to a bronze medal finish both in the PVL Reinforced and Open conferences. Valdez also had another tour of duty, playing for the national team in the AVC Asian Women’s Senior Volleyball Championship and the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 24-year old hitter got another international gig when she was tapped by Attack Line to play in the Chinese-Taipei Volleyball League.          Outside volleyball, Valdez has a blooming relationship with basketball star Kiefer Ravena. If she’s not busy with her volleyball and other commitments, Valdez also drew attention as one of the newest member of the so-called PBA players’ WAGS (wives and girlfriends) cheering for Ravena and the NLEX Road Warriors.      DAWN MACANDILI She may be only 5-foot tall but Dawn Macandili stood alongside Asia’s volleyball giants this year. The De La Salle University libero was the catalyst in the Lady Spikers’ back-to-back UAAP championship run. Her pesky floor defense frustrated DLSU’s rivals while giving her teammates a good first ball to operate their lethal offense.  But her biggest showing was when she landed a spot in the national team that competed in the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship and in the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games. A first-timer donning the national colors, Macandili did not disappoint as she earned the respect and admiration of Japanese coaches and trainers during the Nationals’ training camp in Japan. She performed even better when the PHI hosted the AVC Asian Seniors. Ms. Everywhere gave teams like Asian powerhouse Vietnam, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Thailand a hard time with her floor defense. All her efforts caught the eyes of the AVC tournament officials and she was rewarded with the historic 2nd Best Libero award. She made the final list of in the national team that participated in the SEA Games. Back in the local scene, Macandili helped F2 Logistics to runner-up finish in the PSL All-Filipino Conference and a breakthrough crown in the Grand Prix.    JAJA SANTIAGO Tall, powerful and versatile, Jaja Santiago is a force to reckon with.  At 6-foot-5, Santiago dominated the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference as she led the National University Lady Bulldogs to a perfect championship run. She also bagged the conference’s Most Valuable Player award. Though NU failed to make it in the Final Four of UAAP for the second straight year, Santiago’s effort for the Lady Bulldogs was rewarded with a third straight Best Attacker award to go with the Best Scorer and Best Blocker recognitions. In the PSL, Santiago was a consistent scorer for the Foton Tornadoes in the All-Filipino Conference and the Grand Prix. Under the tutelage of Serbian import Moro Branislav, Santiago became an even more dangerous and versatile player. Aside from her natural position as a middle blocker, she can now wreak havoc on both wings the puts her height advantage to good use. She made it into the national team that competed in the AVC Asian Seniors and SEA Games and was the Nationals’ scoring ace. Santiago received an offer from Thai powerhouse Bangkok Glass but declined the offer to play in her last year with the Lady Bulldogs.             KIM FAJARDO Setter Kim Fajardo left winning legacy when she played her swan song for DLSU. It took her a few months to decide to play her fifth year with the Lady Spikers. Leading a young crew after the departure of the core of the Season 78 championship squad, Fajardo faced a tough challenge in the Taft-based squad’s title-retention bid. But the Batanguena proved her worth as a leader and the skipper rallied the Lady Spikers back into the Finals in a sixth straight collision against bitter rival Ateneo. Fajardo’s composure carried DLSU in a tough Game 1 match and again in the five-set title-clincher to complete the Lady Spikers’ series sweep of the Lady Eagles. She earned a spot in the national team as a starting setter. Fajardo steered F2 Logistics to its first PSL Grand Prix crown bagged the conference’s Best Setter award. She helped the Cargo Movers to a runner-up finish in the All-Filipino Conference.     JOVIELYN PRADO Silent but deadly. Jovielyn Prado may not be the typical vocal leader but her presence inside the court is enough to rally the Arellano University Lady Chiefs to meet their goals. The outside hitter proved her worth to the Lady Chiefs when she led the Legarda-based squad back on the NCAA women’s volleyball throne. A year removed from the title, Arellano U turned to Prado to provide the spark the Lady Chiefs needed to make another shot at the crown. Consistent, efficient and effective, Prado delivered for the Obet Javier-mentored squad. Arellano U advanced in the stepladder semifinals and dethroned College of St. Benilde to set up a date with thrice-to-beat, three-time Most Valuable Player Grethcel Soltones-led San Sebastian College. Undaunted even with a great series disadvantage, Prado played her best three games of the season to power the Lady Chiefs to an impressive sweep of the Lady Stags. Prado continued her great performance in the PVL Reinforced and Open Conference playing for the Power Smashers. She then bannered the Lady Chiefs to a bronze medal finish in the Collegiate Conference at the expense of UAAP team Adamson University.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles   .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

WATCH: James Reid lives it up in music video ‘The Life’ co-directed by Nadine Lustre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYCu0yg2YjQ "Money, fashion, flights with you," croons James Reid, and he enjoys exactly these with girlfriend Nadine Lustre in the music video "The Life." Neon lights and a retro film aesthetic depict the offscreen and onscreen couple known as "JaDine" on several TV screens, highlighting their life in the spotlight. But as the video shows, they'll keep living life the way they want to, luxuriously and spontaneously. Personal videos reveal them traveling abroad, including their recent trip to Japan. Lustre co-directed the video with director Petersen Vargas. In an Instagram comment, Reid credited her for conceptualizing "the vision." ...Keep on reading: WATCH: James Reid lives it up in music video ‘The Life’ co-directed by Nadine Lustre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Steph, Seth make it a Curry family All-Star Weekend

Dell Curry looks forward to those nights when he can open a bottle of wine, take a seat on his recliner in front of the fireplace alongside wife Sonya and watch their NBA sons play basketball simultaneously on two large-screen television sets in his living room......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

PCC, DTI sign MoA on data-sharing, other monitoring components

THE Philippine Competition Commission and the Department of Trade and Industry signed on Friday a memorandum of agreement (MoA) aimed at facilitating data-sharing between the two agencies and ensuring fair competition among the industries on their watch......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

Currys excited for mini family reunion at All-Star weekend

By Steve Reed, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dell Curry looks forward to those nights when he can open a bottle of wine, take a seat on his recliner in front of the fireplace alongside wife Sonya and watch their NBA sons play basketball simultaneously on two large-screen television sets in his living room. Those are the nights he has to pinch himself realizing how blessed his family is. Everyone in the Curry clan has been pinching themselves lately; the family has been downright giddy about NBA All-Star Weekend. “It’s going to be incredible,” said Curry, a former NBA player and color commentator for the Hornets TV network who still lives in Charlotte. “It’s going to be a mini family reunion.” There will be plenty of fellowshipping in Charlotte, including family dinners and group outings. Of course there also will be a little basketball. Stephen and Seth Curry will be returning to their hometown for the festivities. Stephen, a two-time league MVP, will join younger brother Seth in the 3-point shootout Saturday night (Sunday, PHL time) at the Spectrum Center and then play in his sixth straight All-Star game Sunday (Monday, PHL time). “This just has the feel of the Curry family All-Star weekend,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. The fact that Seth is involved makes it extra special. Stephen said that the family group text was “buzzing” when everyone learned Seth was invited to compete in the 3-point contest. The Currys have been prepping for this weekend for months. Sonya is taking care of the family’s logistics, including tickets, travel plans and hotel reservations. On top of the invite list are the boys’ grandmothers, who haven’t been to an All-Star weekend since Dell competed in the 3-point shootout in Orlando in 1992. “It was very important to us that they were here to see this,” Dell said. Former coaches including Davidson’s Bob McKillop and other family friends will be there, too. The NBA is accommodating the Currys with extra tickets, knowing how big of a weekend it is for the family. Stephen has his own guest list — separate from the rest of the family — and hopes to limit it to 30 people. “I want you to write that loud and clear so you can help me keep the list small,” Stephen said with a laugh. Most of the out-of-towners will be staying in a downtown Charlotte hotel, and Dell and Sonya are considering bunking there, too, so they can be close to everyone and not miss a minute. “I want to see my grandchildren as much as possible,” Dell said. Stephen and Seth arrived Thursday (Friday, PHL time) together in Charlotte after Seth’s Trail Blazers hosted Stephen’s Warriors on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) in Portland, Oregon. Their families came here, too. Stephen is married to Ayesha and the couple has three children. Seth has a child with Callie Rivers, the daughter of NBA coach Doc Rivers. And the players’ sister, Sydell, who recently married Stephen’s Warriors’ teammate Damion Lee, a two-way player with Golden State, will be in town, too. The Curry family has a community event planned in Charlotte in association with Stephen’s partnership with Under Armour. “We want to give back and remind people, hey, this is where they were raised,” Dell said. “We want to make this a special weekend.” One of the highlights of the Curry family reunion weekend might be the 3-point shootout where the highly competitive brothers will square off against each other on a national stage. Trash talking is almost sure to be part of the event. Dell doesn’t know what to expect once his sons take the floor. He said both are equally competitive, whether it’s on the golf course or at family get-togethers. “At my daughter’s wedding we played Liar’s Dice for about two hours and that was the most competitive thing I have seen in a long time,” Dell said with a laugh. “Anytime there is a game that somebody has to win or lose, you can’t give anyone the edge as to who is more competitive. We all are competitive.” Added Seth: “I’m trying to win it, so I’m going to target everybody. It should be very entertaining to watch us both shoot out there. But I gotta beat everybody, not just him, to win it.” Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson said he decided not to participate in the 3-point shootout this year simply so he could just sit back and “be a fan” and watch the Currys go at it. For Stephen, the whole idea of the amped-up circus-like atmosphere that is looming has him excited about the weekend. “It will be a packed house with our family supporting us for sure,” Stephen said. “It’s rare when we are all together during basketball season,” Seth said. “So to have everyone there, it’s always fun. It’ll be a good weekend.” ___ AP Sports Writer Janie McCauley in San Francisco, California, and Anne Peterson in Portland, Oregon, contributed to this report......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

Duterte: Labor gap delaying ‘Build, Build, Build’

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said a shortage of manpower is delaying the implementation of his administration’s ambitious infrastructure plan, and urged Filipinos builders working abroad to return home......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 49 min. ago

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa released on bail

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa released on bail - Watch News Videos Online Globalnews.ca Maria Ressa, head of Philippine news website Rappler known for its scrutiny of Philippine Pres.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

    MANILA, Philippines – Giannis Antetokounmpo again boosted his MVP credentials after a triple-double of 33 points, 19 rebounds and 11 assists in the Bucks’ 106-97 tripping of the Pacers. But the Greek Freak never fails to spice up his on-court show as he slammed home an alley-opp dunk ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News20 hr. 22 min. ago

Duterte determined to end drug menace during his watch Manila Bulletin News

Duterte determined to end drug menace during his watch Manila Bulletin LAUR, Nueva Ecija - President Duterte has vowed to finish off drug traffickers even if human rights groups seek Gods interventio.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

WATCH: Filipino musician plays Bohemian Rhapsody with chopsticks

WATCH: Filipino musician plays 'Bohemian Rhapsody' with chopsticks Rappler Ralph Jay Triumfo proves that Pinoy talent knows no bounds......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

FDCP honors films, filmmakers that did good abroad

THE Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) kicks off the centenary of Philippine Cinema by awarding 86 filmmakers, films, and artists in the third installment of its Film Ambassadors’ Night held last Sunday in the Samsung Hall of SM Aura in Taguig City......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Watch out for kissable but poisonous lips

Watch out for kissable but poisonous lips.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: Politically motivated arrest of Philippine Journalist

On Wednesday, Philippine National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Maria Ressa, the founding editor of news website Rappler, in the latest assault on media freedom by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. The arrest follows a libel case filed against Ressa under the cybercrimes law for a story the website published in 2012......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019