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YouTube gives Filipino singers the big “cyber break”

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MANILA (Reuters Life!) – Sometimes the road to international stardom starts with a click on YouTube. In two of the latest whirlwind career turnarounds launched by the video-sharing Web site YouTube, Filipino singers Charice Pempengco and Arnel Pineda have shot from relative obscurity to levels of success surprising even to Read more »

Thousands of Filipinos dance to break Guinness record

More than 8,000 Filipinos attempt to break the Guinness World Record in simultaneous dancing. A crowd of over 8,000 Filipinos gathered at a bayside park on Saturday (October 20) to break the Guinness World Record in simultaneous dancing.

Pinoy girl wins ‘Final Jeopardy!’

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By ROY MEDINA – A 10-year-old girl from Concord, California who traces her roots to Albay province in the Philippines recently bested two other contestants in the American quiz show “Jeopardy” and went home $28,000 richer, abs-cbnNEWS.com learned Wednesday.

U.S. court drops Nora Aunor’s drug raps

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By Jose Katigbak – It looked like a scene from a Filipino tearjerker. But Nora Aunor was not acting when she cried tears of joy, hugged her lawyer and drew an audible sigh of relief after a court in California dismissed two-year-old drug charges against her.

Desperate Housewives racial slur: Philippines wants apology

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MANILA (AFP) — The Philippine government is to seek an apology from the producers of the hit US television series “Desperate Housewives” for a racial slur against Filipino medics, the Philippine Daily Inquirer said on its web site Wednesday. [VIDEO]

Amazing Philippine Beauties

Contestants for the upcoming Amazing Philippines Beauties contest for transvestites and transsexuals pose during a press launch at a hotel in Manila October 2, 2007. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside (PHILIPPINES)