Edmund Silvestre
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200 Filipino nurses in NYC win human trafficking suit
by Edmund Silvestre - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
A United States federal judge has ruled that the owners of the Sentosa group of nursing homes violated the country’s anti-trafficking law by using threats of serious harm against more than 200 nurses from the...
US fans fall in love with Martin & Pops all over again
by Edmund Silvestre - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
When Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez took the stage to the tunes of Janet Jackson’s Together Again and Rick Astley’s Together Forever, they quickly built rapport with the ecstatic audience at the large...
Martin & Pops the season’s hottest ticket in US, Canada
by Edmund Silvestre - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez’s legions of fans in this side of the world are gearing up for the return of the powerhouse couple in their first concert series in over five years in the US and Canada, turfs...
Robin Nievera: No pressure to follow in parents’ footsteps
by Edmund Silvestre - August 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Growing up in the public eye with a set of famous parents is not easy. Robin Nievera, eldest son of Concert King Martin Nievera and Concert Queen Pops Fernandez, knows it full well.
Why brands go gaga over A. Gonzaga
by Edmund Silvestre - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Not only has Alex Gonzaga stepped out of the shadow of her famous big sister Toni Gonzaga, she also is quietly inching her way to joining the ranks of the Philippines’ top celebrity brand ambassadors.
Candon’s first music fest a smash hit
by Edmund Silvestre - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
A multitude of thrilled Ilocanos turned out at the first Candon Music Festival from May 23 to 25, with National Artist for Music Maestro Ryan Cayabyab setting the stage to make the city — a gateway to Ilocandia...
Beauty queens morph into smart entrepreneurs
by Edmund Silvestre - May 30, 2019 - 12:00am
There’s much more to life than being a beauty titleholder.
Preparing to be Matteo’s wife?
by Edmund Silvestre - March 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Is Sarah Geronimo’s passion for cooking a preparation for her role of a lifetime as Matteo Guidicelli’s doting wife — and mom to their future children?
Ellen Page leads a brood of dysfunctional superheroes
by Edmund Silvestre - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
With Hollywood basking in the box-office triumphs of superhero flicks such as The Avengers, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and Aquaman, Netflix is bringing to the small screen a new superhero live action series called...
A braver, bolder Jon
by Edmund Silvestre - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
In the age of political correctness, how far can comedian Jon Santos go in spoofing not one but two of today’s most controversial political figures in the world: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and US...
One-woman play shines spotlight on depression
by Edmund Silvestre - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
If you’re considering suicide, don’t do it. Things will get better. They may not be brilliant, but they will be better.
Manila Symphony Orchestra to feature top Fil-Am pianist
by Edmund Silvestre - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
World-renowned Filipino-American pianist Victor Asuncion, hailed by The Washington Post for his “poised and imaginative playing,” is the special guest artist of the season finale concert of the Manila...
Ely Buendia, Itchyworms take their creativity to next level
by Edmund Silvestre - January 24, 2019 - 12:00am
What drew two of the most iconic names in Filipino rock music together to stage a major concert?
Crashing’s Season 3 back on HBO January 21
by Edmund Silvestre - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
HBO’s critically-acclaimed comedy series Crashing, which offers a behind-the-scenes peek into the world of stand-up comedy, is set to premiere its third season on Jan. 21 (Manila time). The who’s-who...
Welcome to Miss Philippines Street
by Edmund Silvestre - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipinos are known for their fixation on beauty pageants long entrenched in their culture.
A deeper meaning in her singing
by Edmund Silvestre - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
We all know by now how much Grammy-winning R&B, pop and jazz artist Patti Austin adores the Philippines, which she first visited as a background singer for Roberta Flack in the ’70s, and later as a solo act...
Political comedy is no joke for Bubble Gang
by Edmund Silvestre - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s undisputed gag show Bubble Gang is marking its 23rd anniversary on Nov. 23 with a telemovie special featuring the return of popular characters like Antonietta, Mr. Assimo, Tata Lino, Lebrown James...
All set for the filming of Phl’s first historical sports drama
by Edmund Silvestre - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
1936: The Islanders in Berlin will pay tribute to the Filipino hoopsters who placed fifth overall at the 11th Summer Olympics. Up to this day, it’s the highest finish of any Asian team in Olympic basketball...
A feel-good, fun ride
by Edmund Silvestre - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
If you’re an ardent Air Supply fan, it’s hard to watch the new musical All Out of Love and not sing along to its catchy and timeless tunes sung earnestly by first-rate artists led by the irresistible...
Julius & Zen: A perfect match
by Edmund Silvestre - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Rising broadcaster Zen Hernandez is smart and intelligent and can talk about everything under the sun. But you will never hear who this certified hottie is dating because she deliberately keeps her personal life...
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