Kris Aquino’s Instagram rant highlights messy intersection of Philippine showbiz and politics

While the United States is still coming to terms with the fact that their president is a reality TV star, the Philippines has long dealt with the unbreakable bond between show business and politics. This messy intersection was highlighted yesterday when “Queen of All Media” and former first daughter Kris Aquino posted a rant about ...

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‘Child’ singer Freddie Aguilar eyed by Duterte’s party for 2019 Senate slate

‘Child’ singer Freddie Aguilar eyed by Duterte’s party for 2019 Senate slate

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s political party, PDP-Laban, has released its list of possible senate bets for next year’s midterm elections and included in the...

Filipino VJ turned political blogger thinks fat-shaming is a good idea

Filipino VJ turned political blogger thinks fat-shaming is a good idea

In a now-deleted Facebook post that went viral over the weekend, former Filipino VJ turned political blogger (and staunch supporter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte),...

TV host Kris Aquino interviews Fil-Am makeup guru Patrick Starrr

TV host Kris Aquino interviews Fil-Am makeup guru Patrick Starrr

One of YouTube’s most fabulous makeup artists Patrick Starrr, who also happens to be Filipino American, was in the country in February to promote his makeup line with MAC...

‘Riverdale’ actor Cole Sprouse to visit Manila this month

‘Riverdale’ actor Cole Sprouse to visit Manila this month

(UPDATED), 1st UPDATE. Teens and teens-at-heart, you might want to sit down for what we’re about to tell you. Yesterday, local clothing brand Bench announced that their...

TV show ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’ draws flak over use of blackface

TV show ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’ draws flak over use of blackface

There are probably only a few places in the world where the use of blackface to portray dark-skinned people on television is still acceptable, and the Philippines happens to be...

Award-winning Filipino film ‘Birdshot’ to premiere on Netflix on Monday

Award-winning Filipino film ‘Birdshot’ to premiere on Netflix on Monday

Producers of the award-winning Filipino film Birdshot announced yesterday that the film has been picked up by video-streaming giant Netflix and will be available worldwide on...

Agent Carter has spoken: Hayley Atwell releases statement about canceling ComicCon Asia appearance, no mention of ‘political unrest’

Agent Carter has spoken: Hayley Atwell releases statement about canceling ComicCon Asia appearance, no mention of ‘political unrest’

It turns out that comic conventions aren’t all fun and games. Last night, actress Hayley Atwell released a personal statement on her Instagram account about why she canceled...

‘Agent Carter’ star Hayley Atwell cancels ComicCon Asia appearance because of ‘political unrest in the country’

‘Agent Carter’ star Hayley Atwell cancels ComicCon Asia appearance because of ‘political unrest in the country’

ComicCon Asia just can’t catch a break. Earlier today, it announced that Agent Carter actor Hayley Atwell has decided to cancel her appearance at the event happening this...

Netflix to release first Filipino show, and it’s about the war on drugs 

Netflix to release first Filipino show, and it’s about the war on drugs 

Streaming service Netflix is set to release its first Philippine-produced show on April 9 and it’s going to be about a truly local story that the whole world is already...


 

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