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Filipino filmmaker bags best director at a London film festival

Kun Maupay Man It Panahon is Carlo Manatad’s feature directorial debut. What a year it has been for Filipino films! After Erik Matti’s critically acclaimed On The Job earned a historic Volpi Cup for John Arcilla’s performance and Vincent Soberano’s Circle of Bones clinches a landmark international theatrical release, in comes the news that Kun…

Dye your hair a crazy color with these local dye brands!

If you’ve been dying for a change, changing up your look might just do the trick. What better way to do this than to dye your hair with unnatural hair color? Any deviation from the color black is already a change for us Filipinos, but why not take it a…

Michelle Gumabao Defends Her Decision to Run Alongside Mocha Uson

In a surprising turn of events during the election season buzz, volleyball star and beauty queen Michelle Gumabao was reported to have filed her certificate of nomination and acceptance for Mocha Uson’s Mothers for Change party-list early this month. Gumabao is the second nominee of the party-list, while Uson is…

LOOK: Heinz launches a limited-edition Tomato Blood Costume Kit for Halloween

Heinz supports your Halloween shenanigans 100%. Ketchup is the best friend of every cramming Halloween costume maker. From horror movies to trick-or-treat outfits, the tomato treat has been splashed as fake blood just as much as it has been as a finger food dip — and Heinz is perfectly fine with it….

Noli de Castro withdraws senatorial bid for 2022

Mere four days after filing his certificate of candidacy, veteran broadcaster and former vice president Noli de Castro has opted out of the senatorial race for the 2022 national elections. His daughter, television executive Katherine de Castro, announced the broadcaster’s withdrawal through a statement posted on Facebook on Thursday morning.  “Kasabay ng…

Your Guide to Netflix and Chills this Halloween

Because of pandemic restrictions, it looks like Pinoys have to cancel their trick or treat and Halloween party plans. However, you can still celebrate Spooktacular October by binging on the latest horror flicks and shows on Netflix. While you can go back to your favorite titles, Netflix has a lot…

#NeverAgain: students zoombomb CHED webinar attended by late dictator’s grandson

An online forum held by the Commission on Higher Education — Cordillera Administrative Region (CHED -CAR) on Tuesday suddenly turned into a protest venue as several students and youth representatives Zoombombed the webinar where Sandro Marcos, grandson of the late dictator and tyrant Ferdinand Marcos, served as a guest speaker. The young Marcos,…

Samira Gutoc says Duterte’s drug war a success “in some way”

Once a staunch dissenter of the drug war, the former Otso Diretso senatorial bet seems to have switched her stance on Oplan Tokhang. Aspiring senatorial candidate Samira Gutoc turned heads on Tuesday after claiming that Duterte’s infamous war on drugs was a success “in some way” and that it could have been…

Did Harry Roque’s query during the Miss World PH pageant really reek of sexism?

Are we really still asking women this question in 2021? Despite moving from his podium in Malacañang to the judges’ table in the Miss World Philippines, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque still managed to make people grind their teeth with his remarks. This time, it was a question he asked Cebu…

Duterte declares his retirement from politics

Senator Bong Go has replaced Pres. Duterte as the ruling party’s vice-presidential candidate. In a startling turn of events, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared his resignation from politics on Saturday, following his withdrawal from his earlier announced plans to pursue the vice-presidency in 2022.  “In obedience to the will of the people,…

Alexandra Faith Garcia is Miss Aura International 2021

And another Filipina has brought pride to the country! Alexandra Faith Garcia, the first Filipina representative in the pageant’s history, has been crowned Miss Aura International 2021. Established in 2006, the Miss Aura International competition used to be called Miss Kremer International. Garcia, who bested 40 other candidates, was crowned…

Leni Robredo named as 1Sambayan’s 2022 presidential candidate

Opposition coalition 1Sambayan has chosen Vice President Leni Robredo to be its presidential pick for the 2022 national elections, the group announced during a media forum on Thursday, September 30. However, Robredo remains mum on whether she will accept the nomination, who shares the coalition’s belief that only a united opposition stands a chance…