December 18, 2018 8:13 AM Paulo Bersamina crashes into Asian Chess Championship top 20
Paulo Bersamina defeats countryman John Merill Jacutina in the 8th round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships MANILA, Philippines – Filipino International Master Paulo Bersamina trounced countryman John Merill Jacutina to join Grandmaster John Paul Gomez and IM Ricky de Guzman inside the top 20 after the 8th and penultimate round of the 17th Asian 89
December 17, 2018 1:51 AM Angela Ponce makes history: 'I don't need to win Miss Universe. I only need to be here.'
'I always say: having a vagina didn't transform me into a woman. I am a woman, already before birth, because my identity is here' MANILA, Philippines – She may have failed to make it to the Top 20 but the spotlight still blazed over Spain's Miss Universe bet Angela Ponce, the first transgender hopeful in the pageant's history. The Miss Universe 2018 coronation 82
December 7, 2018 4:21 PM Lea Salonga joins cast of Atlantis Theatrical's 'Sweeney Todd'
Lea is set to play the role of Mrs Lovett MANILA, Philippines – Broadway star Lea Salonga will take on the role of Mrs Lovett in Atlantis' production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in 2019. The production company confirmed Lea's participation on their Facebook page on Saturday, December 8. "All good things come to those who can wait. We are proud 78
December 6, 2018 9:50 AM 'Frat war' erupts between Drilon, Gordon during Senate budget deliberations
It starts when Senator Richard Gordon praises his 'brod,' UP president Danilo Concepcion, prompting Senator Franklin Drilon to tease him back FRIENDLY FIRE. Senators Frank Drilon and Richard Gordon tease each other over their fraternities. It was a friendly "war" between two fraternities on Thursday, December 6, during the Senate deliberations on the proposed 90
December 6, 2018 1:00 AM #XXXWAD: Catriona Gray, PH celebs rally together in fight to end AIDS
Local celebs take part in The Red Whistle's #XXXWAD campaign in honor of the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day MANILA, Philippines – December 1, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, and local celebrities and influential personalities have come together to join individuals and organizations "help kiss AIDS goodbye." "The intersections also symbolize 77
December 5, 2018 10:31 AM Weekly prizes await new RGMA Pera Sorpresa winners
This Christmas season, Radio GMA’s nationwide proof-of-purchase (POP) promo RGMA Pera Sorpresa is back with a new and exciting season with bigger and more prizes to be given away weekly. For eight (8) weeks starting November 26, Pera Sorpresa will draw sixteen (16) weekly winners which will receive P1,500 from each of the 15 RGMA areas (Manila, Tuguegarao 103
November 28, 2018 5:08 AM FAST FACTS: Who is new Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin?
Lucas Bersamin is appointed as top magistrate on his 9th year in the Supreme Court. He is retiring in 10 months. Bersamin is appointed as top magistrate on his 9th year as associate justice. He’s the third most senior in the SC, after Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio and Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta. Then president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo 93
November 22, 2018 6:18 AM Barotac’s best: Jovin Bedic proves he’s next in line
It's no surprise that rising star Jovin Bedic has been tipped to join the ranks of Barotac football heroes Chieffy Caligdong and Ian Araneta Talagang yung desire [nandoon] and ayoko talaga mag-give up na matalo kami," said the Azkals hero against the Thais on Wednesday, November 21. "So si Patrick Strauss, ‘yung combination nandoon, so nakita ko pagturn 70
November 8, 2018 6:48 AM Miesha Tate joins ONE Championship as vice president
The former women's bantamweight world champion is the latest former UFC star to join ONE "Miesha has been an incredible pioneer for the sport, and has been an inspiration for many young men and women. What impresses me most about Miesha is her humility, compassion, honor, and respect," Sityodtong said. Tate's appointment comes weeks after ONE acquired 47
October 20, 2018 12:00 PM LOOK: Miss Earth candidates plant mangroves in Legazpi City
The 30 ladies, including Miss Philippines Celeste Cortesi, lead the mangrove planting at Barangay Puro LEGAZPI CITY – Miss Earth 2018 candidates recently joined a mangrove-planting activity at Barangay Puro in Legazpi City. It was a way to "give back" to the planet. Miss Earth is a pageant that focuses on environmental issues. “We cut a tree, so we have to plant 90