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Jose Mari Chan and the song that made Filipino Christmas

By Alex Almario/CNNPhilippines.com – Jose Mari Chan, from the moment he sung into a microphone, was destined to become the official voice of Christmas. His voice is clean and warm like your favorite holiday sweater. It glitters like December lights. It’s hopeful and ageless like the holidays. That he produced Read more »

James Taylor cancels Philippines concert over Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war killings

via theguardian.com – Singer says in Facebook post his work is not political but ‘sometimes you have to make a political stand’ against unacceptable assaults on rule of law Grammy award-winning singer James Taylor has cancelled a February 2017 concert in the Philippines in protest at the alleged extrajudicial killings Read more »

Top 5 finish for PH’s Catriona Gray at Miss World 2016

via rappler.com – The Philippines’ Catriona Gray finished in the top 5 at the Miss World 2016 pageant held December 18 at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, USA. Before the winners were named, the top 5 finalists were asked questions by former Miss World titleholders and judges. It was Read more »

Miss Earth PH apologizes for controversial remark, gives up crown

By Karmela Tordecilla/CNN Philippines – Miss Earth Philippines Imelda Schweighart has quit the Miss Earth Organization, following a controversial statement she made about Miss Earth 2016 pageant winner Katherine Espin of Ecuador. Schweighart drew criticism after a video of her talking to fans made the rounds online. In the video, Read more »

Filipino housewife is ‘Vietnam Idol’

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’

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 »

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