Since he is not so busy with his singing career, balladeer-turned-pilot Ronnie Liang keeps himself occupied of his army duty as reservist during ECQ and MECQ status at the National Capital Region.

According to Ronnie, it feels great to have been able to extend help to essential workers and fellow kababayans through free rides aside from meals cooked from the AFP Mobile Kitchen. He also helps in manning checkpoints, like the Alat Bridge in Caloocan, helping contain the spread of Covid-19 virus.

"I am happy being part of the solution by being productive in my capacity as an army reservist. It is my humble contribution to our country," said the singer.

Ronnie is also taking up a Master's Degree in Management (Major in National Security Administration) at the Philippine Christian University.

"I am happy to learn something new. I realized the value of having a good education even during the time of pandemic. I want to inspire the people that being busy in other matters should not hinder us in pursuing other goals in life like taking a new course."

It is challenging to take a Master's degree since it requires a lot of research but it warms Ronnie's heart that he learns something new every day.

"It is likewise important to have ample educational background so that you can try other jobs. There's nothing that you can't do if you have enough education which I hope not only for myself but to serve others as well. And if will be given a chance to teach, I would love to it," he added.

Although he is already a licensed private pilot, Ronnie is currently taking a commercial pilot course.

His showbiz career is on full swing being a judge of "Sing-Galing" despite the pandemic.

"Being a judge of Sing-Galing is also a blessing and I want to thank God because He is really good."

Ronnie is thankful to TV 5 and Sing Galing producers Robert Galang for getting him to be one of the jukebosses/judges of the contest. He also gives thanks his Viva bosses - Boss Vic, Mam Veronique, and Boss Vincent for supporting his career.

"It is an answered prayer that I able to give joy to our people through my music during these difficult times," he added.


Former Miss International Kylie Verzosa is excited but nervous at the same time that her launching film titled "The Housemaid" is set to be shown via streaming on Vivamax.

This is Kylie's biggest break as an actress and she will have to prove if she's worthy of the opportunity given her by Viva to become a big star.

This is also her most daring role so far, as she engages in a number of intimate scenes with Albert Martinez.

"The role of Daisy is dark and offbeat. It's very challenging it for me but after reading the script, I told myself that I am going to do this."

Also instrumental in making Kylie accept the offer is her boyfriend Jake Cuenca who told her the role in The Housemaid is too good to past and she should give it a shot.

"Jake said my role is very interesting, no matter the sexy scenes that comes with it. He said that I should accept the movie because I am working with an amazing support cast led by Albert Martinez and Ms. Jaclyn Jose so I said yes. Tito Albert and Tita Jaclyn helped me a lot to come up with a good performance," said Kylie.

Feeling both curious and challenged when it was pitched to her, Kylie opened up to director Perez about her limitations. She had complete trust in the style and process of this director who was praised for directing the erotic thriller film "Adan".

"I put my full trust to direk Roman. I know I could never go wrong if I do so."

The Housemaid is now streaming on Vivamax. The movie also stars Louise delos Reyes, Alma Moreno and child actress Elia Ilano.