Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sharon sports a new look – after losing weight


January 31, 2011
With her new look, mega star Sharon Cuneta appears to be blooming. And instead of being considered the “The Biggest Loser,” she’s the big gainer, with more appreciation coming from her fans and supporters because of her beautiful look. Continue reading

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Promote OPM, or face raps


January 31, 2011
Lawmakers are calling for the immediate imposition of sanctions on radio stations who are not promoting original Pilipino music. Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez of Cagayan de Oro and Abante Mindanao party-list Rep. Maximo B. Rodriguez made the call as they asked the House of Representatives Committee on Information and Communication Technology to investigate the failure of some radio stations to promote original Pilipino music which they said is in violation of Executive Order 255. Continue reading

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Angelica to Derek: Wedding first before babies


January 31, 2011
Don’t look now, but popular television star Angelica Panganiban wants marriage first before having kids. And this applies to her current boyfriend, Derek Ramsey, who was her companion in a romantic sojourn to South Africa. Continue reading

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Dingdong and Marian, taking their time


January 31, 2011
Is Dingdong Nantes ready to bring to the altar his longtime girlfriend Marian Rivera? The popular actor was asked the question at a press conference for the annual Philippine Arts Festival of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) where he appeared as Youth Ambassador of NCCA, but he obliquely answered it. The month-long festival will start at the Rizal Park on January 30 with events around the country for the month of February, including Baguio City. Continue reading

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Lovi Poe still evasive on ties with Singson


January 31, 2011
Is Lovi Poe engaged with Rep. Eric Singson? Although she has been going back and forth to Hong Kong to give moral support to the embattled Ilocos Sur congressman, Lovi has never admitted any romantic ties with the young solon. Continue reading

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Richard Gutierrez in a quandary with his four lovely girls – or five


January 31, 2011
Top actor Richard Gutierrez is in an enviable position as the guy who gets his pick from among four different ladies in the Valentine offering, “My Valentine Girls.” He chooses who among Rhian Ramos, Lovi Poe, Solenn Heusaff and Eugene Domingo he would end up with in the movie. Joining him in his romantic quest is delightful child star Jillian Ward, who plays his sister. Continue reading

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Revilla proposes National Film Archive


January 31, 2011
Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. has a new baby – a National Film Archive. The actor-senator wants the creation of the archive through Senate Bill 2634 which he filed in the Senate to preserve “movie prints” made before World War II and those that won awards in international film festivals.
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Portia irks fans of Nora Aunor


January 31, 2011
Former activist and actress Portia Ilagan is in hot water. This after admitting that she and superstar Nora Aunor had an affair in the past. Continue reading

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Philippines hailed as country to explore in 2011


January 31, 2011
MANILA — The Philippines has been cited as the “country to explore” in 2011 by Ireland’s leading newspaper, The Irish Times.
The daily broadsheet based in Dublin, Ireland, said the Philippines’ pristine beaches and first-class diving sites were the main reasons the country was chosen over other well-known tourist attractions in the region. Continue reading

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Iloilo City goes wild for Dinagyang Festival


January 31, 2011
ILOILO CITY – Just after its Ati-Ati tribes competitions ended last Sunday, the entire city of Iloilo virtually went wild.
Thousands of Dinagyang revelers, both domestic and foreign tourists, robbed elbows while strolling to and fro on the stretch of Bonifacio Drive toward Iznart, JM Basa up to the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand and Plaza Libertad in front of San Jose Parish church. Continue reading

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