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More legal woes for Cedric Lee


Now faced with grave coercion and serious illegal detention charges related to the Jan. 22 beating of TV host and actor Vhong Navarro that may land him in jail pending trial, Cedric Lee also has to contend with a tax evasion case filed against him by the Bureau of Internal Revenue last month.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace ecstatic over Fil-Am Robert John Lopez’ Oscar win

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, left, and Robert Lopez accept the award for an original song in a feature film for “Let It Go” from “Frozen” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. AP

Malacañang on Monday congratulated Filipino-American composer Robert John Lopez for bagging the Oscar for the Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate to summon actor Matt Ranillo over ‘pork’ scam

Matt Ranillo. Screengrab from matranillo.blogspot.com

The Senate blue ribbon committee will summon actor Matt Ranillo and other personalities to its next hearing on the P10 billion “pork barrel” scam.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

For saying he’s rich, Cedric Lee arouses BIR’s curiosity


The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has already started investigating Cedric Lee, one of the respondents in the mauling of actor Vhong Navarro, to see if he is paying taxes

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Town rids itself of videoke bars blamed for fights, mishaps

This bustling town in eastern Pangasinan province may be the only area in the province without videoke bars, night joints where patrons sing and drink with female bar workers.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dubai 2014 firework display breaks world record – Guinness

In this photo provided by Dubai World Record 2014, fireworks explode over Palm Jumeirah Island, front, and World Islands, rear, to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 as the city attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Firework Display." (AP Photo/Dubai World Record 2014, Simon Brooke-Webb)

Dubai shattered the world record for the largest ever pyrotechnic display on New Year’s Eve with a show involving more than half a million fireworks, Guinness World Records said Wednesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tour packages for visitors to PH Entertainment City urged


Local governments and businessmen in western Metro Manila cities surrounding Entertainment City should develop tourism packages for foreigners expected to flock to the future gaming and entertainment complex, according to a travel agencies’ association executive.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA asked to leave film festival to movie people


The Quezon City council is urging the Metro Manila Development Authority to let more qualified longtimers from the film industry manage the Metro Manila Film Festival.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Prosecutor recommends estafa raps vs Annabelle Rama


A city prosecutor has recommended the filing of two cases of estafa in court against talent manager Annabelle Rama for purportedly defrauding her first cousin in the amount of almost P1.9 million.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Clowns help Syrian camp children smile for moment

Moises Queralt, a clown from Mabsutins, a group of clowns from Spain, acts weak as a Syrian refugee child in a karate uniform pulls his arm during their show at Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border in Mafraq, Jordan, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. AP

At this sprawling desert camp in Jordan, home to thousands of children who fled Syria’s civil war, a few found a moment to smile Sunday watching a troop of clowns.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Disney to spread holiday cheer in Manila


Disney characters will stage a spectacular “Disney on Ice show” this holiday season in Manila.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Pacquiao made Yolanda survivors forget misery, then back to reality

Typhoon survivors cheer following an announcement of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao's unanimous win over American Brandon Rios in their WBO international welterweight boxing title match in Macau, which was telecast live at a public park in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.  AP

For a moment, the ravages caused by “Supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) were forgotten by the people of this city as Manny Pacquiao battled his way into boxing supremacy again on Sunday.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Walt Disney’s daughter dies, aged 79

In this June 12, 2009 file photo, Diane Disney Miller, left, daughter of Walt Disney, and founding executive director Richard Benefield, right, look over the surrounding view of the Presidio from a walkway in a gallery under construction at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco. Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her home in Napa, California. She was 79. Her death Tuesday was confirmed by The Walt Disney Co. The cause was complications from a fall, according to the Los Angeles Times. AP

Philanthropist Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, died Tuesday at the age of 79 near San Francisco, the US entertainment giant announced.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
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  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
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  9. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
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  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • Technology

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  • Global Nation

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