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Filipino housewife is ‘Vietnam Idol’

Photo via Philippine Daily Inquirer

By Julie M. Aurelio/Philippine Daily Inquirer – They told her she couldn’t make it in “Vietnam Idol,” a popular singing tilt. But 28-year-old Janice Buco was destined to prove them all wrong. On Friday night, Buco wowed even her fiercest detractors and was adjudged the winner of the seventh season Read more »

Selena Gomez calls Manila show the ‘loudest’

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By Noreen Jazul/mb.com.ph – Pop star Selena Gomez felt the thrilla in Manila as she performed at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday for her Revival Tour concert. The pop star described the Filipino crowd as the ‘loudest’. “I think this has gotta be the loudest crowd I’ve ever Read more »

Jaclyn Jose wins best actress at Cannes for ‘Ma’ Rosa’

Actress Jaclyn Jose pose for photographers with her Best Actress award for her role in the film Ma’ Rosa during the photo call following the awards ceremony at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

By Bayani San Diego Jr./ Philippine Daily Inquirer – It’s a first for the country. Jaclyn Jose won best actress in the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival in France for playing the titular character in Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s gritty drama “Ma’ Rosa.” The last time the Philippines won in Cannes Read more »

Queen of Pop Madonna in Manila for ‘Rebel Heart’ concert at MOA

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By Jun Ramirez and Neil Ramos/mb.com.ph – Queen of Pop Madonna arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) early yesterday, or two days before she was to hold her first concert in the Philippines at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. The Manila leg of Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” Read more »

Master Showman German ‘Kuya Germs’ Moreno passes away

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via gmanetwork.com – German Moreno, who is known in the showbiz industry as “Master Showman,” has passed away after suffering from cardiac arrest at 3:20 a.m. on Friday. He was 82 years old. Moreno’s death came a year after he had a stroke. Nite is Moreno’s nephew and co-host in Read more »

Philippines’s Pia Wurtzbach is 64th Miss Universe


By Chuck Smith/philstar.com – Philippine bet Pia Wurtzbach is taking home the crown, after host Steve Harvey admitted making a mistake in declaring Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez this year’s Miss Universe. The 26-year-old beauty queen is proclaimed the 64th Miss Universe on Sunday (Monday morning, Philippine time) at the Read more »