Kris Aquino dazzles in yellow at ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ premiere in Hollywood

via rappler.com – Kris Aquino made her grand entrance on Tuesday, August 7 (Wednesday, August 8 Manila time) at the world premiere of Crazy Rich Asians in Hollywood. Clad in a yellow Michael Leyva gown, Kris was accompanied by her son Bimby. She also took time to interact with fans Read more »

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Pinoy comedian never wanted to act

via abs-cbn.com – Filipino comedian Nico Santos never thought that one day he would be acting in movies and television. But not only has he become an actor, he has been cast in a much-anticipated Hollywood film. Santos plays a key character in the movie adaptation of “Crazy Rich Asians,” Read more »

Duterte signs national ID system law

By Pia Ranada/rappler.com – Filipinos will soon get national IDs after President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the Philippine Identification System Act on Monday, August 6. The enrolled bill seeking to create a unified and streamlined national identification system was signed by the President in Malacañang in the presence Read more »

Hundreds of Filipino moms in show of support for breastfeeding

via inquirer.net – Hundreds of Philippine mothers simultaneously nursed their babies in public on Sunday, some of them two at a time, in a government-backed mass breastfeeding event aimed at combating child deaths. About 1,500 women, some of them wearing tiaras and superhero T-shirts, sat on the vast floor of Read more »

Duterte signs Bangsamoro Organic Law

via CNNPhilippines – In a historic move, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), creating the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. During a speech in Zamboanga City on July 26, the President said he had signed the new law. “Napirmahan ko na ang BOL. I do not, Read more »

Women in the Philippines Have Had Enough of President Duterte’s ‘Macho’ Leadership

By Saying Haynes/time.com – As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prepared for his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, his third since assuming power in 2016, protesters took to the streets in and around Manila. Police expected around 40,000 protesters against his administration and 40,000 in favor of the Read more »