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January 16, 2019 4:51 AM Razorback drummer Brian Velasco dies

He joined the band as its drummer in 1996 MANILA, Philippines – Brian Velasco, drummer of iconic Filipino rock band Razorback, on Wednesday, January 16, died in an apparent suicide. Velasco, according to his Facebook profile, joined Razorback as its drummer in 1996. He had apparently died by suicide and streamed the act on Facebook. His friends and followers 325

January 15, 2019 10:38 AM Elections, infra push to boost PH economy in 2019 – First Metro

First Metro Investment Corporation expects economic growth and lower inflation, but a weaker peso in 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Infrastructure projects, improved consumer spending, and the upcoming elections will help boost the economy in 2019, Metrobank's investment arm First Metro Investment Corporation said on Tuesday, January 15. First Metro said the recovery 248

January 15, 2019 9:25 AM LOOK: Shay Mitchell drops by center for street kids during Manila visit

And she wants you to help out by donating too! MANILA, Philippines – Actress Shay Mitchell’s visit to Manila might have been pretty quick and action-packed but the You star managed to squeeze in a visit to a non-profit organization that takes care of disadvantaged children. “Please drop by and help out! Anything from in-kind donations for their needs 208

January 15, 2019 7:59 AM FALSE: Man who challenged father of accused school bully has not been found dead

No, the man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippines' top schools has not been found dead Online reports being shared across multiple social media platforms claim a man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippine's top schools has been found dead. However, the video used in the reports shows a 2016 news clip about 202

January 15, 2019 6:10 AM Hontiveros bill pushes Universal Social Pension for Senior Citizens

Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros is pushing for a Senate bill which will create a universal social pension system for all senior citizens (or those 65 years old and above), to help elderly Filipinos and their families better meet their daily needs. Hontiveros, who serves as vice-chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, filed Senate Bill No. 2138, or the "Lingap 169

January 14, 2019 5:46 AM Filipino-American director Bobby Rubio to release Disney Pixar short film

Bobby Rubio's short film 'Float' features two Filipino characters In a video posted on Disney Pixar's social media accounts, Bobby Rubio's Float is featured as one of the SparkShorts films. SparkShorts is a project under Disney Pixar, which showcases the short films created by the company's group of artists. "I see it as a wonderful opportunity to tell my story 77

January 13, 2019 10:30 AM Pacquiao goes savage mode in sparring

The Filipino boxing legend wobbles sparring partner Arnold Gonzalez thrice and nearly finishes off the amateur standout HOLLYWOOD, USA – For 3 times there in sparring, Manny Pacquiao got into savage mood. He wobbled Arnold Gonzalez with a left straight in the 3rd round and was about to finish the amateur standout off, prompting chief trainer Buboy Fernandez 80

January 12, 2019 11:08 AM Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino happening in September 2019

This year's festival coincides with the celebration of 100 years of Philippine cinema MANILA, Philippines – The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) announced that the next Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino will happen on September 11 to 17. In a statement, FDCP Chairperson Liza Diño Seguerra said that the festival was moved to September, in time for the celebration 91

January 11, 2019 9:47 AM DZBB's 'Ikaw Na Ba?' returns for 2019 midterm elections

Super Radyo DZBB’s award-winning election special “Ikaw Na Ba?” returns beginning Monday, January 14, as it features senatorial candidates in the lead up to the 2019 midterm elections. Hosted by Mike Enriquez, “Ikaw Na Ba? The Senatorial Interview 2019” aims to help Filipino voters know the candidates better to enable them to make intelligent choices 87

January 11, 2019 6:16 AM Hontiveros: Mr. President, stop normalizing rape

Mr. President, stop normalizing and trivializing rape. There is nothing normal about the culture of rape. It is one of the worst kinds of abuses to which a person can be subjected. And while rape and other forms of sexual abuse are gruesome realities faced by a lot of our overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), by saying that rape "comes with the territory" 86