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August 20, 2018 8:38 AM Solon unfazed by raps filed by Grab drivers

Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list Representative Jericho Nograles urged the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to press ride-hailing Grab Philippines to pay its P10 million penalty without any further delay amid the P5-million damage suit filed against him by Grab drivers. Nograles insisted that Grab Philippines should 3

August 17, 2018 8:46 AM Voice actor of Pokémon’s Professor Oak dies of cancer

The Japanese voice actor of Professor Oak from the “Pokémon” anime series recently passed away due to esophageal cancer. He was 68. Unsho Ishizuka started lending his voice to the animated Pokémon expert, named Okido in Japanese, when the franchise’s first anime series debuted on Japanese television in 1997. Ishizuka also narrated for the show and voiced 5

August 17, 2018 5:37 AM NBA legend Tim Hardaway, Brian Scalabrine to visit PH this August

National Basketball Association (NBA) Legend Tim Hardaway, NBA Champion Brian Scalabrine, and the Detroit Pistons Flight Crew are coming to the Philippines to attend the NBA 3X Philippines 2018 on August 25-26 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall, the league announced. The NBA 3X Philippines 2018 will showcase a 3-on-3 tournament featuring men’s and women’s 6

August 16, 2018 4:53 PM PPP box office: Top 3 films on opening day named

Romantic films led ticket sales in the opening day of Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), including one that features a returning tandem to the annual event. Ranking first at the box-office after the festival’s first day on August 15 is “The Day After Valentine’s” with P6.6-million, according PEP.ph. The Viva Films production stars Bela Padilla and JC Santos 5

August 16, 2018 2:13 AM Carmina Villarroel surprised with new fur baby as early birthday gift from hubby Zoren

Aside from her twins Mavy and Cassy, Carmina Villarroel is also a doting mom to her fur babies. It’s apparent that Villarroel loves her pet dogs just the same, often posting on social media pictures and video clips of them for all her fans to see. Villarroel is set to mark her 43rd birthday on Aug. 17 and as an early birthday gift, husband Zoren Legaspi 5

August 15, 2018 7:03 AM Court dismisses Rick Pitino’s lawsuit against Adidas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge has dismissed former Louisville coach Rick Pitino’s lawsuit against Adidas, agreeing with the sportswear maker that his claim requires arbitration and should be heard out of court. Pitino sued Adidas last October in U.S. District Court for breach of contract, alleging that the Oregon-based company deliberately ruined 7

August 14, 2018 10:00 AM Let your lashes take center stage with these colored mascaras

The 2018 Teen Choice Awards must have been such a blast for the Riverdale cast, especially after being named the Choice Drama TV Show. For actress Lili Reinhart who plays Betty in the original Netflix series, it was particularly sweet as she also won the Choice Drama TV Actress (her boyfriend and on-screen partner Cole Sprouse bagged the Choice Drama 6

August 12, 2018 1:20 PM TNT Boys win Week 15 of 'Your Face Kids'

MANILA - For the third time this season, the TNT Boys were once again named the weekly winners of "Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids." Francis, Mackie and Kiefer, together with Sam Shoaf, performed "Mamma Mia" as ABBA. "Talagang napakaganda ng teamwork ninyong apat, considering tatlo silang they're so used to each other's company and working together. Ang galing 7

August 12, 2018 12:31 PM FAST FACTS: National Library of the Philippines

Founded on August 12, 1887, the National Library of the Philippines has archived millions of pages of Philippine materials for 131 years now Formerly known as the Museo-Biblioteca de Filipinas, the National Library was founded on August 12, 1887 under a royal decree issued by the Spanish government. The library was formally inaugurated on October 24, 1891. During 7

August 12, 2018 10:24 AM The name's Idris: Elba fuels Bond speculation

LONDON -- British actor Idris Elba fuelled speculation on Sunday that he may be named the first black James Bond, with a cryptic tweet. "My name's Elba, Idris Elba," he tweeted, echoing the super spy's famous catchline, "The name is Bond, James Bond." The message sent fans into a frenzy of excitement, as rumours abound that Elba may be named to succeed 8