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Tarantino rides pedicab to escape traffic to Philippine presidential palace

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AP – MANILA, Philippines: Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino was forced to hop into a pedicab to escape flood-induced gridlock in the streets of Manila on Wednesday on his way to the presidential palace to receive a film award from President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Ratatouille, Pinoy Style

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By Marishen Lyle P. Malulan – FILIPINOS are again in the limelight with the release of Disney and Pixar’s Ratatouille. One of the chefs behind this summers best animation blockbuster is our very own Gini Cruz Santos.

Kay Torres: Fight for justice goes on for Nida Blanca

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The daughter of slain Filipina actress Nida Blanca said the search for justice for her mother’s murder should continue despite the reported suicide of her American stepfather Roger “Rod” Strunk, one of the main suspects in the case.

Yilmaz: Ruffa facing document fraud charges in Turkey

Ruffa Gutierrez-Bektas may face up to 12 years imprisonment if she fails to appear before Turkish court to answer cases against her, ABS-CBN News reported Monday. In an exclusive interview with ABS-CBN Europe bureau chief Danny Buenafe, Ruffa’s husband and Turkish millionaire Yilmaz Bektas said she committed a serious Read more »

The ‘monkey’ on Martin & Pops’ back: He said, she said

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By RICKY LO – In case you haven’t noticed, these past few weeks the tabs have been, so to speak, scratching the “monkey” issue involving ex-couple Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez, their children Robin and Ram, and Martin’s beloved Katrina Ojeda (with whom Martin has a seven-month-old son, Santino). Read more »

The Pinoy who wrote Avenue Q

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By BOBBY GARCIA – As it turns out, Avenue Q, the Tony Award winning Broadway musical that continues to run on Broadway, has Pinoy blood behind it. Bobby Lopez, who wrote the show with his collaborator Jeff Marx, is half-Filipino. I met up with the young, talented Tony Award Read more »