Facts and Figures

Clint Holton Potestas 02/20/2018

I want a woman to dress like a woman,” says Eve Navales, who is sitting at the front row of her first fashion show in 2018. The recessionary shifts of transformation may have interrupted the pragmatism for…

‘Kita Kita’ and ‘Changing Partners’ win big at PMPC Star Awards

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/20/2018

THE FILMS “Kita Kita” and “Changing Partners” are this year’s big winners for the 34th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies during an awarding ceremony at Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila…

Model from Bohol is first Hari sa Sugbo

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2018

A 26-year-old model from Getafe, Bohol won the Hari sa Sugbo 2018 title during the coronation night held at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino last Sunday, February 18. Candidate no. 12 Elcid Camacho bested 13 other…

Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer

AFP 02/18/2018

Scientists suggested a link between cancer and “ultra-processed” foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, though outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results. Researchers from France and Brazil used data from…

Taking takyong to a new level

Ronald P. Villavelez 02/18/2018

IT TOOK me almost a year to get acquainted with takyong, or bush snails (Helicostyla daphinis), our own poor man’s version of the French delicacy, escargot (Helix pomatia). I first heard about takyong during a day tour…

All is well between Robin Padilla and Aljur Abrenica

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/18/2018

IT APPEARS that is all is well between action star Robin Padilla and his daughter Kylie’s boyfriend, Aljur Abrenica For the first time, Abrenica shared photos of Robin, Robin’s wife, Mariel Padilla and Abrenica’s family in his…

JaDine to bring ‘Revolution’ concert to Cebu

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/18/2018

REAL-LIFE sweethearts James Reid and Nadine Lustre are bringing their “Revolution: The JaDine Concert” to Cebu on May 19, 2018. Viva Live Inc. confirmed through a Facebook post last weekend that JaDine will perform at Hoops Dome…

Bold strokes

02/17/2018

HERE’S the thing with Carlo Gabiana: Clients who go to him are virgins. They have no clue what tattoo design should be inked on their skins. And so when a tattoo artist is confronted with this crisis, he…

‘Maze Runner’ author James Dashmer dropped by literary agent

AP 02/17/2018

NEW YORK—“Maze Runner” author James Dashner, facing allegations of sexual misconduct, has been dropped by his literary agent. Michael W. Bourret said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that “under the circumstances” he could…

‘Meet Me in St. Gallen’ earns 50M

Mich Padayhag 02/17/2018

CARLO Aquino and Bela Padilla’s first movie together has earned P50 million and is now on its second week. Spring Films Inc. officially announced yesterday through an Instagram post that “Meet Me In St. Gallen” continues to…

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