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Bravo, Bela and other home quarantine stories

IF WE understood right, Bela Padilla’s online fund drive intended to help Metro Manila-based informal workers affected by the enhanced community quarantine was just...

A refreshers course on libel

SOME people have this notion that unless pinpointed, a nameless subject in a sensitive item isn’t deemed pejorative. They think that by running it as...

Claudine Barretto mulling a comeback – again

SHOULD talks about Claudine Barretto staging a comeback anytime soon be taken seriously this time? As far as Bianca Lapus — who co-manages the Optimum...

Lorna: Hands off in Robin-Coco tiff

Lorna Tolentino would rather not get herself embroiled in the issue involving Robin Padilla and Coco Martin, her late husband Rudy Fernandez’s maternal cousin...

Kris Aquino is living proof of life after ABS-CBN

Besides movies, Kris Aquino became the big star that she is because of ABS-CBN. Whether it was a payback for Pres. Cory Aquino “returning”...

Raffy Tulfo now in the ‘league’ of Liza Soberano

Rarely do we come across a media personality who engages the services of a business manager. Not that he needs one but broadcaster Raffy Tulfo...

New villainess to make life hard for Barbie Forteza and Kate Valdez

Essaying a contravida role in GMA Network’s “Anak ni Waray vs Anak ni Biday,” which premiered last January 27, is 19-year-old Faith da Silva. If...

What’s wrong with speaking one’s mind?

In a recent episode of a weekly online showbiz program where she guested to promote her pre-Valentine show, Pilita Corrales — hailed as Asia’s...

Does Nadine know how to play her cards well?

The past weeks saw a seemingly never-ending exchange of legal positions between the respective counsels of Viva Artists Agency and Nadine Lustre. Vignettes won’t go...

Who else does Jiro expect to come to his rescue?

In a sense, Ai-Ai delas Alas’ second attempt at artist management came when she handled the rap group Ex-Battalion, but which she later gave...

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind...

Duterte institutionalizes comprehensive social benefits program for state forces

PRESIDENT Rodrigo has issued an executive order institutionalizing the government's Comprehensive Social Benefits Program (CSBP)‬ for police, military and their support units. Through Executive Order...

National ID system pushed to ease delivery of social services

A lawmaker pushed for the immediate implementation of the National Identification (ID) System to help the government deliver services to the people in times...

Tap reservists for Covid-19 response — lawmaker

A lawmaker at the House of Representatives urged the Interagency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Department of National Defense and the...

Britain’s Johnson enters third day in intensive care

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of...