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Social News Network Rappler CEO Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Culled from the online news portal itself, Rappler reports agents from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa early Wednesday evening, February 13. The arrest was done in connection with a cyber libel case filed by the justice department. NBI officers in civilian […]

Palace denies hand in summons against Rappler CEO and 2 others

The Malacanang palace on Saturday made known an official denial it has got no hand in the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation to online xocial news network publisher Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa and two others over cybercrime raps, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory. A growing number of writers and journalists gathered their thoughts together for a united statement. And sharing here is the English only version, although it has a Tagalog translation. A MANIFESTO I am a Filipino writer. […]

Wow! Unseen audition footage of Filipino Fitri Cerado for AGT

Who was that girl that did not make it to Asia’s Got Talent with a very good singing voice? Watch here as young Fitri Cerado sings under the accompaniment of panel judge member David Foster. She may return for the future audition given the positive feedback earned. What a voice. […]

Malacanang lauds El Gamma, 2 others but missed Junior New System

MANILA, May 15 – Malacanang on Friday laud El Gamma Penumbra, a Filipino shadow play group, for winning the grand finals of Asia’s GotTalent on Thursday night at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. ”We praise the group of El Gamma Penumbra for their success as champion of Asia’s Got […]

Watch: Asia’s Got Talent showcase a powerhouse of Filipino talents

Asia’s Got Talent showcase a powerhouse of Filipino Talents Sharing videos of phenomenal performance of contestant-talents from the Philippines, Gerphil Flores, El Gamma Penumbra, Junior New System and Gwyneth Dorado. Don’t forget to vote for them. Asia’s Got Talent (AGT) is the regional version of the Got Talent franchise airing […]

World Welterweight Championship: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Paquiao

The World Welterweight Championship between Manny Paquiao, the reigning WBO World Welterweight champion (57-5, 38KOs) and undefeated WBC & WBA World Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. The judges had it 118-110, 116-112, 116-112. Mayweather won. Here’s Manny Pacquiao: It was a good fight. I got him many times. I saw the […]

Sculpture of Panday joins Elsa of Himala in Ilocos Norte sand dunes

LAOAG CITY, Apr. 29 – The popular Ilocos Norte sand dunes is turning fast into the destination of select Philippine cinema’s finest and iconic characters. After Nora Aunor’s ‘Elsa’ sculpture from the internationally-acclaimed movie ‘Himala’ (Miracle), another image of a film character, ‘Flavio’ in the fantasy film series ‘Ang Panday’ […]

Watch the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer

Watch 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. Sharing and watch here the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. The tenure of reigning Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was over extended beyond one year. Logically, the 63rd Miss Universe pageant will crown the new (sic) “Miss Universe 2014” but […]

Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes

What’s new on Facebook? Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes. The giant social network site is more intent than ever in sanitizing its unstoppable newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes, scams like deliberate false or untrue news stories. But instead of reviewing content and determine on the accuracy, Facebook […]

Big network earns $25-million from anti-piracy suit

One of the Philippine’s leading media conglomerate earns another favorable ruling for its anti-piracy cases. This time it is worth $25 million! The media group of ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) and ABS-CBN International received a judgment for $25 million in the U. S. Federal Court in the […]

ABS-CBN files $12-M suit against online pirates

OFWs, netizens and those watching popular television shows and programs for free using their personal computers or laptops, has to read this. TV-movie conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBNfilm Productions, Inc. and ABS-CBN International has filed suit in US Federal District Court in Florida against 18 pirate sites for damages of over […]

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor After the brouhaha on P-Noy’s failure to recognize how to measure an artist’s overwhelming contribution to the national identity and withheld the National Artist Award to Bicolana Superstar Nora Aunor (Nora Villamayor in real life), the diminutive actor broke her […]

CNN host Anderson Cooper get praise from Malacanang

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the tribute that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper paid to Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said it was indeed good that Cooper thanked Filipinos for showing others how to live. “Ikinalulugod po natin ang patuloy na pagpapahayag […]

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Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor After the brouhaha on P-Noy’s failure to recognize how to measure an artist’s overwhelming contribution to the national identity and withheld the National Artist Award to Bicolana Superstar Nora Aunor (Nora Villamayor in real life), the diminutive actor broke her […]

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CNN host Anderson Cooper get praise from Malacanang

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the tribute that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper paid to Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said it was indeed good that Cooper thanked Filipinos for showing others how to live. “Ikinalulugod po natin ang patuloy na pagpapahayag […]

Watch the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer

Watch 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. Sharing and watch here the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. The tenure of reigning Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was over extended beyond one year. Logically, the 63rd Miss Universe pageant will crown the new (sic) “Miss Universe 2014” but […]

Wow! Unseen audition footage of Filipino Fitri Cerado for AGT

Who was that girl that did not make it to Asia’s Got Talent with a very good singing voice? Watch here as young Fitri Cerado sings under the accompaniment of panel judge member David Foster. She may return for the future audition given the positive feedback earned. What a voice. […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

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CNN host Anderson Cooper get praise from Malacanang

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the tribute that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper paid to Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said it was indeed good that Cooper thanked Filipinos for showing others how to live. “Ikinalulugod po natin ang patuloy na pagpapahayag […]

World Welterweight Championship: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Paquiao

The World Welterweight Championship between Manny Paquiao, the reigning WBO World Welterweight champion (57-5, 38KOs) and undefeated WBC & WBA World Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. The judges had it 118-110, 116-112, 116-112. Mayweather won. Here’s Manny Pacquiao: It was a good fight. I got him many times. I saw the […]