Charmie Joy Pagulong
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Why Jason Momoa loves being Aquaman
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Hawaiian-born actor Jason Momoa connects deeply with his character, the half-surface dweller, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Aquaman), being an islander himself and having grown up in a mixed-race family.
Margielyn Didal among TIME’s Most Influential Teens 2018
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Cebuana skateboarder Margielyn Didal was the only Filipino chosen among TIME’s 25 Most Influential Teens of 2018.
Banaag Festival: Iloilo’s dance of lights
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
In a small, quiet town of Anilao in the province of Iloilo, there is a local festival that is fast gaining tourist attraction.
Safety of candidates is Miss Earth priority
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Carousel Productions Inc., the company behind the Miss Earth beauty contest, yesterday maintained that its priority is the safety and security of delegates coming from all over the world.
Miss Earth candidates cry sexual harassment
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Three Miss Earth 2018 candidates have alleged in their respective social media accounts that a pageant sponsor sexually harassed them during the recently concluded beauty contest held last Nov. 3 in Pasay City....
Ilonggo film in Busan Filmfest
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
An Ilonggo documentary that tells the plight of the Ati of Boracay Island as they struggle to keep their land — the one that is being claimed as rightfully theirs — has been included in this year’s...
#Trending: Frustration, horror stories at the airport
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Affected passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport took to social media their frustrations on their flights’ cancelation and delay due to the NAIA’s closure after a plane from China skidded...
Stars, showrunners at AsiaPOP Comicon Manila
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Stars and showrunners led the Netflix contingent at the AsiaPOP Comicon Manila.
Ramon Tulfo denies link to DOT deal
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Media personality and columnist Ramon Tulfo has denied any involvement in the controversial P89.9-million advertisement deal between the Department of Tourism during the term of his sister, Wanda Teo, as DOT secretary...
Philippines urged to roll out more infrastructure projects, security assistance with China
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
A senior advisor at the World Bank has urged the Philippine government to make use of China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative by rolling out more infrastructure projects and national security assistance...
Filipino student pilot crowned Miss Belgium
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 16, 2018 - 12:01am
A 22-year-old Belgian-born Filipina from Antwerp was crowned Miss Belgium 2018 on Saturday at a gala show at the Plopsaland Theater in De Panne.
Word war erupts among DDS bloggers
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Diehard online supporters of President Duterte have been engaged in a word war that has set social media a-buzz.
PETA uses theater arts as a force for social change
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - August 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
More than just a theater group, the Philippine Educational Theater Association uses the power of the arts to raise awareness and empower communities to bring forth social change.
Love of learning is at the heart of Teach for the Philippines
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
In a bid to improve the quality of education for public schools, independent organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP) enlists young leaders to teach in public schools and to create sustainable projects for local...
Ex-PEZA chief, theater group among Magsaysay awardees
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Former Philippine Economic Zone Authority director general Lilia de Lima and the Philippine Educational Theater Association are among this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awardees, joining four others from Indonesia,...
Why teach for the Philippines?
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
It was not as though she was wanting in opportunity. At 22, Elaine Quidato, had just graduated with high honors from the university, a promising teaching career ahead of her. But it was in a public school in Binan,...
STAR bags 4 journalism awards from Rotary Manila
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - June 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
On its 45th year, the Rotary Club of Manila awarded four Journalism Awards in the Print Category to The Philippine STAR in a ceremony held yesterday at the New World Hotel in Makati City.
Phl improves in World Press Freedom Index
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines rose 11 places to 127th in the latest World Press Freedom Index partly because of a fall in the number of journalists killed in 2016.
STAR bags journalism awards from Trinity
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippine STAR bagged three major awards in the print category at the 2017 Platinum Stallion Media Awards (PSMA) of Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City on Saturday.
Philippines among world’s top retirement destinations
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 12, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines ranked 19th among 24 countries named as best retirement havens, according to the 2017 Global Retirement Index Report released in January.
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