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October 18, 2018 2:00 AM Maja named as Best Actress at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Actress Maja Salvador was named Best Actress national winner for her role as “Lily Cruz” in ABS-CBN’s drama series ‘Wildflower’ at the Asian Academy Creative Awards. “Lumalaban pa rin si Lily Cruz! Ayaw po niyang tumigil! ang laking karangalan po na mapasama po ako dito… hindi pa rin ako makapaniwala… salamat po Lord,” the actress wrote in an Instagram 95

October 16, 2018 6:48 AM JC Santos, Angel Aquino star in 'Motel Acacia'

The Filipino actors will be joined by an international cast for Bradley Liew’s sophomore feature MANILA, Philippines – JC Santos and Angel Aquino are set to star in Motel Acacia, an upcoming film from Singing in Graveyards director Bradley Liew. The actors will be part of an international cast that also includes Belgian actor Jan Bijvoet (Borgman, Peaky 92

October 15, 2018 12:07 PM Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in a move aimed at deepening ties with the Vatican after the Holy See signed a historic deal with Beijing. Vice president Chen Chien-jen made the invitation during an audience with the pope ahead of the canonization of Pope John Paul VI on Sunday, Taiwan’s presidential office said in a statement 81

October 11, 2018 1:43 AM PH bet Adela Marshall enters top 3 in ANTM Cycle 6

Filipina-British model Adela-Mae Marshall is among the top 3 in the Cycle 6 of the “Asia’s Next Top Model.” In the episode aired on Wednesday night, Marshall is joined by Taiwan’s Mia Sabathy and Thailand’s Dana Slosar in the top tier. “LABAN PILIPINAS! Masaya ako na, sa wakas ay masasabi ko sa inyo’ng lahat na nagawa kong dalhin ang ating magandang 55

October 10, 2018 9:34 PM US-PH war exercise worries China

China has raised concerns about a joint US-Philippine military exercise that coincides with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country in November, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Tuesday. Roque said Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua raised the concern in a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang 80

October 9, 2018 2:05 AM Lee Jong Suk’s fan meet ticket prices now out

Ticket prices for Korean actor and model Lee Jong Suk’s fan meeting event in Manila on November 11 are out now. PULP Live World revealed Monday, Oct. 8, the list of ticket prices for Lee Jong Suk’s 2018 “Crank Up” fan meet tour in Manila, ranging from P2,500 to P10,000. The event will be held at the Araneta Coliseum. Tickets will go on sale on October 48

September 7, 2018 6:44 AM SEC OKs Cal-COMP’s P6.77B IPO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a plan by consumer electronics manufacturer Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines) Inc., a unit of Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group (NKG), to embark on a P6.77-billion initial public offering. Cal-Comp’s registration statement for the IPO had been cleared by the SEC en banc in a meeting late Thursday 26

August 30, 2018 10:57 PM Asian Games: Razor-sharp 'Rocketman' soars to gold, shaves mustache

JAKARTA - Malaysia's "Pocket Rocketman" Azizulhasni Awang powered to men's sprint gold in the Asian Games track cycling on Thursday -- and then shaved off his mustache to celebrate. The pint-sized former world champion, who is 1.66m (5ft 5in) tall, beat Japan's Fukaya Tomohiro in 2 heats in the final before greeting his excited Malaysian fans. Azizulhasni 93

August 30, 2018 11:31 AM As Asean-China coordinator, PH interest in SCS protected

THE Philippines assured that its interest in the South China Sea (SCS) will be protected with its role as a coordinator between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China. “It will be challenging, but it will be good for us kasi at least sure tayo na sa all of the negotiations, protected ang ating claims,” Foreign Affairs Secretary 25

August 24, 2018 8:52 PM Luis exits PAR, but continues to stir up habagat

MANILA - Tropical depression Luis has left the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), state weather bureau PAGASA said Friday night. Even though Luis is outside the country, it will still continue to enhance the southwest monsoon or habagat. PAGASA said the southwest monsoon will bring moderate to heavy rains in Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative 27