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National Geographic’s ‘Pinoy Hoops’ explores PH basketball obsession

via INQUIRER.net – A new series on the National Geographic Channel will delve into the Philippines’ undying love for the sport of basketball. Pinoy Hoops is presented by Rafe Bartholomew, author of the best-selling book Pacific Rims, who will guide viewers on a journey to the very heart of a Read more »

Philippine experience inspired British director Sean Ellis to make ‘Metro Manila’

By Andrei Medina/VC, GMA News – It truly is high time for Filipinos to be proud of their own culture, as even Westerners like Sean Ellis—the British director of “Metro Manila,” a film depicting the struggles of a man in the capital city—acknowledged the interesting culture of the Read more »

Mitoy Yonting is ‘The Voice of the Philippines’

By Bert B. Sulat Jr/Rappler.com – Mitoy Yonting, a Pangasinan-hailing Metro Manila resident gifted with an unusual rock baritone, has emerged as the first ever winner of “The Voice of the Philippines,” besting fellow finalists Klarisse De Guzman, Janice Javier and Myk Perez. The verdict came mainly through viewer votes Read more »

Miss Philippines Wins Miss World

ABC News – Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Saturday amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups. “I promise to be the best Miss World ever,” Young, 23, said after winning Read more »

Pinoy duo gets standing ovation on ‘Ellen’

via ABS-CBNnews.com – The General Santos-based music duo who went viral this year for their YouTube video drew laughs and a standing ovation when they made their American TV debut on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday. B’laan cousins Aldrich Talonding and James Bucong had a sit-down interview with Read more »

Pinoy wins ‘The Apprentice Asia’

By Karen Flores/ABS-CBNnews.com – Filipino Jonathan Allen Yabut won the first season of the business reality show “The Apprentice Asia.” Yabut, a senior product manager of a pharmaceutical company in the Philippines, was chosen by AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes as his apprentice over Singaporean lawyer Andrea Loh Ern-Yu, as seen in Read more »