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Miss Universe controversy brews following posts from losing bet
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 27, 2020 - 12:00am
A few hours after Iloilo City’s Rabiya Mateo was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2020, MUP Organization national director Shamcey Supsup posted an intriguing message about the qualities that make a “true...
Filipino crowned in first ever Miss Trans Global 2020
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipina transgender Mela Franco Habijan was crowned Miss Trans Global 2020 in a virtual grand coronation on Saturday.
Baguio bet wins in first virtual Miss Philippines Earth
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 6, 2020 - 12:00am
A 23-year-old artist from Baguio City has won the Miss Philippines Earth 2020 title in the first ever virtual pageant coronation.
Smart lands CLOY’s Captain Ri as endorser
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Captain Ri will be landing in Manila if not physically amid the pandemic, then online and on TV.
Young doctor in fatal flight ‘fought like a hero’
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Before taking the ill-fated air ambulance for Tokyo, the young doctor on the flight had been busy as a frontliner in the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Mali president calls for solidarity amid security, climate crisis
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
President of the Republic of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta launched an urgent call to the international community to combine efforts and show solidarity in combatting hunger and poverty in Sahel.
UN agency seeks higher investments to eradicate poverty, hunger by 2030
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The International Fund for Agricultural Development has called on its member states to increase investments in rural development to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger during the 43rd Governing Council held in Rome...
Timeline of Mendiola massacre: 33 years and counting
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Jan. 22, 1987 Anti-riot teams from the Western Police District (WPD), Integrated National Police (INP) and Philippine Marines allegedly open fire on a protest-rally of some 10,000 farmers who were demanding genuine...
Lily James learns from co-stars in handling failure, success
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 2, 2020 - 12:00am
For a well-established actress like Lily James, dealing with failure or success did not come easy.
Philippine wins Macau Project Market award
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - December 14, 2019 - 12:00am
A Filipino film project has bagged a major award at the fourth International Film Festival and Awards Macao that took place Dec. 5 to 10 at the Macao Cultural Center.
4th Macau Film Festival: Cultural exchange between East and West
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
IFFAM head Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes: We seek to build a platform for cultural exchange across the East and West. The organizing committee expects Macau could deliver a positive impact as a melting pot in the...
UP Visayas takes stand after cheer draws trolls
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Students from the University of the Philippines Visayas have condemned the “threats” and “harassments” they have received online for criticizing the current administration, after a video of...
Reminiscing the ’90s with Boyzone
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 1, 2019 - 12:00am
It might be their last, farewell concert tour but Boyzone will remain in our hearts.
Pinoys 3rd sexiest in the world
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipinos were rated third among the “sexiest” nationalities in the world, after Ukranians and Danes, according to the latest survey conducted by a travel website.
Scout Ranger to Tulfo: Amnesia is a despicable disease
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - June 8, 2019 - 12:00am
An alumnus of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) shared on Facebook a photo taken years ago of Erwin Tulfo with members of the Army Scout Rangers after he was rescued when his speedboat sank near Jolo, Sulu....
Jason Mraz in Manila: Only ‘good vibes’
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
True to its concert title, the Good Vibes 2019 tour of American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz filled the jam-packed SM Mall of Asia Arena with a chill, positive atmosphere on Wednesday night.
Darren Criss wears barong Tagalog at his wedding
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - February 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipino-American actor Darren Criss paid tribute to his Filipino roots by wearing a traditional barong Tagalog, designed by Francis Libiran, during his wedding in New Orleans on Feb. 16.
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.
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