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9-year-old Lyca Gairanod is first “The Voice Kids” grand champion

By Marinel R. Cruz/Philippine Daily Inquirer – Not only did nine-year-old Lyca Gairanod’s performance of “Basang Basa sa Ulan” with the pop rock band Aegis earned for her a standing ovation during “The Voice Kids” Finale on Sunday night, but also a whopping P1 million in cash prize. The young Read more »

Meet Philippines’ bet in Mister World 2014

By Miguel Dumaual/ABS-CBNnews.com – A former US Marine who fought in Iraq for 8 months is the Philippines’ representative to this year’s Mister World pageant, which will gather 60 international candidates in England next month. Sought-after model John Spainhour, 26, was introduced on Thursday as Mister World Philippines 2014, only Read more »

Lucky guess wins Fil-Am $45,000 on Wheel of Fortune

By Rie Takumi/KBK, GMAnetwork.com – For a lucky guess, a Filipino-American is now $45,000 richer. Emilbert DeLeon, a nursing assistant based in Daly City, California, won the grand prize on Wheel of Fortune last Wednesday (US time). According to a Huffington Post report, DeLeon, during the final round, managed to Read more »

‘Aswang’ swoops down on American TV, grabs No.1 spot

By Bong Lozada/INQUIRER.net – It has haunted Filipinos of countless generations, and now it has bedevilled American audiences. Arguably Philippine folklore’s most frightening creature, the “Aswang” has swooped down on American television screens and provided the Filipino-brand of scare, with NBC’s “Grimm” grabbing the no. 1 spot of scripted shows Read more »

Pinay caregiver Rose Fostanes wins ‘X Factor Israel’

By KD Suarez/Rappler.com – She came to Israel several years ago to work as a caregiver. Now, Rose Fostanes is a bona fide reality TV star in her host country Israel, after she was declared the winner of the “X Factor Israel” Tuesday, January 14 (Wednesday, January 15 in Manila). Read more »

‘My Little Bossings’: The horrible business of show business

By Zig Marasigan/rappler.com – My Little Bossings is a family-oriented comedy with a cleverly simple premise: When the wealthy Baba Atienza (Kris Aquino) is wrongly accused of fraud, her bookkeeper Torky (Vic Sotto) becomes the trusted guardian of her son Justin (Bimby Aquino). But when Torky moves Justin in Read more »