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Top 5 finish for PH’s Catriona Gray at Miss World 2016

via rappler.com – The Philippines’ Catriona Gray finished in the top 5 at the Miss World 2016 pageant held December 18 at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, USA. Before the winners were named, the top 5 finalists were asked questions by former Miss World titleholders and judges. It was Read more »

Miss Earth PH apologizes for controversial remark, gives up crown

By Karmela Tordecilla/CNN Philippines – Miss Earth Philippines Imelda Schweighart has quit the Miss Earth Organization, following a controversial statement she made about Miss Earth 2016 pageant winner Katherine Espin of Ecuador. Schweighart drew criticism after a video of her talking to fans made the rounds online. In the video, Read more »

Filipino housewife is ‘Vietnam Idol’

By Julie M. Aurelio/Philippine Daily Inquirer – They told her she couldn’t make it in “Vietnam Idol,” a popular singing tilt. But 28-year-old Janice Buco was destined to prove them all wrong. On Friday night, Buco wowed even her fiercest detractors and was adjudged the winner of the seventh season Read more »

Selena Gomez calls Manila show the ‘loudest’

By Noreen Jazul/mb.com.ph – Pop star Selena Gomez felt the thrilla in Manila as she performed at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday for her Revival Tour concert. The pop star described the Filipino crowd as the ‘loudest’. “I think this has gotta be the loudest crowd I’ve ever Read more »

Jaclyn Jose wins best actress at Cannes for ‘Ma’ Rosa’

By Bayani San Diego Jr./ Philippine Daily Inquirer – It’s a first for the country. Jaclyn Jose won best actress in the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival in France for playing the titular character in Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s gritty drama “Ma’ Rosa.” The last time the Philippines won in Cannes Read more »

Queen of Pop Madonna in Manila for ‘Rebel Heart’ concert at MOA

By Jun Ramirez and Neil Ramos/mb.com.ph – Queen of Pop Madonna arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) early yesterday, or two days before she was to hold her first concert in the Philippines at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. The Manila leg of Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” Read more »