Actress Liezl Martinez, wife of actor Albert Martinez, passes away

via – Actress Liezl Martinez passed away on Saturday morning after several years of battling cancer. Actress Amalia Fuentes confirmed to Inquirer Entertainment’s Bayani San Diego that Liezl died at around 6:15 a.m. She was 47. “No pain in my life worse than this,” Fuentes said. “Please pray Read more »

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Introducing Diwata, the first Philippine-made satellite

By Pia Ranada/ – The Philippines will launch its very own satellites into space in 2016 and 2017, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced on Tuesday, March 10. A government project dubbed the Philippine Scientific Earth Observation Micro-Satellite (PHL-Microsat) Program aims to send two micro-satellites into space to Read more »

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British lawyer Amal Clooney takes Gloria Arroyo’s case to UN

By Xianne Arcangel/GMA News – International human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney has filed a case against the Philippine government before the United Nations over the continued detention of former president and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Atty. Modesto Ticman, one of Arroyo’s lawyers, confirmed that Clooney filed Read more »

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Billionaire discovers long-lost Japanese battleship in Philippines

By Camille Diola/ – Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Gardner Allen announced that he has located the supposed wreckage of the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Sibuyan Sea. Allen, who owns the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, said in a statement that the warship was discovered Read more »

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Mattel features Pinay Barbie in glamor collection

via – Pinay beauty is again showcased on the international stage, this time as a glamor Barbie doll. Designed by Carlyle Nuera, Mutya Barbie will be sold a limited edition doll – only 4,400 of them will be made, said. “She wears a long gown under a sheer Read more »

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Pinoy artists: Preference for foreign music hurting OPM

By Xianne Arcangel/GMA News – Despite the wealth of musical talent in the Philippines, foreign artists and composers still took the lion’s share of profits from the use of their songs by radio stations and other businesses in 2014, a musicians’ group said Monday. The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors Read more »