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Former MTV VJ Belinda Panelo experiences racism in the United States

Former MTV VJ Belinda Panelo experienced racial discrimination in the United States when an American woman hurled offensive comments at her. Panelo, a U.S. citizen with Filipino roots through her mother, was getting coffee with her son in Playa Vista—a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California—when a woman harassed her and asked questions about her race. […] The post Former MTV VJ Belinda Panelo experiences racism in the United States appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Brie Larson makes superhero debut in female-led “Captain Marvel”

SINGAPORE — Oscar winner Brie Larson gets embroiled in galactic conflict in Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero movie “Captain Marvel“, a role she said pushed her beyond her comfort zone during training. The actress, who won the best actress Academy Award for “Room”, plays former U.S. fighter pilot Carol Danvers in the highly anticipated film, set in the 1990s […] The post Brie Larson makes superhero debut in female-led “Captain Marvel” appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Patriotic 1953 election poster still relevant for Filipinos in 2019 elections

A 1953 election poster that discourages Filipinos from vote buying gained traction on a popular online discussion forum as the 2019 midterm elections heats up. The poster featured prominent figures in Philippine history such as national hero Jose Rizal and Apolinario Mabini who fought against colonial forces. Reddit users in the comments thread expressed their […] The post Patriotic 1953 election poster still relevant for Filipinos in 2019 elections appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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‘Duterte Youth’ member and National Youth Commission chair are taking aim at youth scholars

A member of the “Duterte Youth” group reiterated the proposed removal of scholarships for student rallyists made by National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema. Erap J. De Guzman, a member of right-wing “Duterte Youth” group posted on February 11 a copy of a 2018 report of Radyo Pilipinas wherein Cardema, the chair of Duterte Youth, […] The post ‘Duterte Youth’ member and National Youth Commission chair are taking aim at youth scholars appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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DOH’s ‘Bakuna Boys’ music album makes a comeback to return trust in vaccines

The Department of Health re-shared its old campaign videos on vaccination following the measles outbreak caused by the drop of immunization rates in Metro Manila and surrounding regions. There are four videos featuring the “Bakuna Boys” singing to songs with witty titles “Baby Come BAK,” “Limang Bisita,” and “May BAKuna Para Dyan.” In each video, members […] The post DOH’s ‘Bakuna Boys’ music album makes a comeback to return trust in vaccines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Asia’s ‘gay Netflix’ to woo Indian audiences in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR — Asia‘s first LGBT+ video streaming platform that bills itself as the continent’s “gay Netflix” plans to expand this year into India, its founder said on Wednesday, following the 1.3 billion-strong country’s legalization of gay sex. GagaOOLala — which combines two slang phrases used to describe gay people in Taiwan — is moving into India because […] The post Asia’s ‘gay Netflix’ to woo Indian audiences in 2019 appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Long queue at photo booth an image of Chinese influx into Philippines

A photo shared on social media showing a long line of Chinese nationals waiting to get their identification photos at a mall in Quezon City is reviving concerns about the influx of Chinese citizens in the country. Facebook user Philip Lustre Jr. said that one of his friends gave him the photo and asked him […] The post Long queue at photo booth an image of Chinese influx into Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Recent trailers of upcoming 2019 Disney releases you might have missed

Walt Disney released a number of trailers of upcoming movies early year, including new ones from Marvel Studios. Disney’s consecutive release of teasers got its, including those from the Philippines, stoked for much-awaited sequels and remakes. Toy Story 4 The much-celebrated “Toy Story” franchise will have its third sequel after nearly nine years since the […] The post Recent trailers of upcoming 2019 Disney releases you might have missed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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'PressFreedom: Reviewing the state of media under Duterte

The hashtag “#PressFreedom” trended in social media on Thursday following the arrest of Rappler chief Maria Ressa by the National Bureau of Investigation on charges of cyberlibel. The charge came from a complaint filed by businessman Wilfredo Keng over an article by Rappler published in May 2012 that allegedly violated the Cybercrime Prevention Act of […] The post #PressFreedom: Reviewing the state of media under Duterte appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Baguio artist makes Valentine’s bouquet out of play money and vegetables

A florist in an artist village at Baguio City sold assorted bouquets made from play money and vegetables as unconventional gifts for Valentine’s Day. The bouquets were sold by Paulite Anthoniuz in the Ili-likha Artist Village located near Session Road, one of the popular tourist destinations in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. A bouquet of […] The post Baguio artist makes Valentine’s bouquet out of play money and vegetables appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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World diplomats condemn attacks on press freedom in the Philippines

International diplomats have condemned the attacks against press freedom in the Philippines and expressed their support for veteran journalist Maria Ressa, chief of Rappler, following her arrest over cyber libel charges on February 13. Chrystia Freeland Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, joined in the hashtag campaign #StandWithMariaRessa as she expressed how “deeply troubled” she […] The post World diplomats condemn attacks on press freedom in the Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York

NEW YORK — A wire fox terrier won “Best in Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors. The animal, named King, captured the most coveted prize at the two-day event at Madison Square Garden, besting challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 14 countries. The competition drew […] The post King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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National Privacy Commission reminds couples: ‘Share love, not passwords’

The National Privacy Commission reminded Filipinos on Valentines’ Day that they are not obligated to give out the passwords of their social media accounts to their loved ones if they did not consent to it. The government agency shared a Facebook meme that recently trended among local online sellers with the words “For Sale” and […] The post National Privacy Commission reminds couples: ‘Share love, not passwords’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Ecowaste Coalition warns of fake lipsticks with high levels of toxic chemicals

An environment watchdog tagged imitation lipsticks from popular brand Mac Cosmetics to be among the most toxic lip products imported in the country. Ecowaste Coalition listed top ten adulterated and misbranded lipsticks that contained high dosages of lead and other substances that pose risks to human health on Facebook on February 13. Press ReleaseWatch Out […] The post Ecowaste Coalition warns of fake lipsticks with high levels of toxic chemicals appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Imee Marcos on Princeton degree: ‘As far as I know, I graduated’

Imee Marcos insisted she graduated from Princeton University even after a representative of the Ivy League school has clarified she did not. Marcos said that, “as far as she knew,” she graduated and her official biography on Facebook claims she was among the first female graduates of Princeton University. “Pumasok ako sa Princeton at sa pagkakaalam ko, […] The post Imee Marcos on Princeton degree: ‘As far as I know, I graduated’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Investigative news organization lists top spenders of pre-campaign advertising

A report from the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism ranks top spenders on advertisements before the official start of the campaign period. The PCIJ report listed the amount spent by 20 candidates in the 2019 midterm elections from January 2018 to January 2019 and their net worth as declared in their filed Statement of Assets […] The post Investigative news organization lists top spenders of pre-campaign advertising appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Officials who agree with Duterte on renaming Philippines ‘Maharlika’

Environmental advocate Gina Lopez and Sen. Ping Lacson expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s idea to change the name of the country from the Philippines to Maharlika. Duterte mulled on the name change following late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ fictitious guerrilla unit with the same name. Lopez, whose previous appointment to the environment agency was […] The post Officials who agree with Duterte on renaming Philippines ‘Maharlika’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Looking closely at how NBI carried out arrest warrant against Rappler’s CEO

Observations on how Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa was arrested by officers of the National Bureau of Investigation on charges of cyberlibel surfaced on social media. The veteran journalist was arrested on the evening of Feb. 13, 2019 with orders from Presiding Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa of the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46. Rappler […] The post Looking closely at how NBI carried out arrest warrant against Rappler’s CEO appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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U.S. seeks to increase pressure on Iran at Warsaw meeting

WARSAW — Foreign ministers and senior officials from 60 nations gather in the Polish capital Warsaw on Wednesday where the United States hopes to ratchet up pressure against Iran despite concerns among major European countries about heightened tensions with Tehran. The absence of foreign ministers from major European powers, Germany and France, highlights festering tensions […] The post U.S. seeks to increase pressure on Iran at Warsaw meeting appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Inside Syzygy, one of the biggest EDM festivals in the Philippines

Syzygy Musical Festival held over the weekend was one giant electronic dance party in Manila. The crowd enjoyed the performances of Dimitri Vegas with Like Mike, Chad Umali, Borhuh x MRKIII, Everyday People, Jennifer Lee, Callum David, Ron Poe, Marc Marasigan x Victor Pring, and Jason Dewey x Marga on the mic. Besides the musical […] The post Inside Syzygy, one of the biggest EDM festivals in the Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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