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‘Die Beautiful’ puts spotlight on various issues affecting Pinoy LGBTs

(This article won 2nd place in the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest – teachers’ category, the awarding ceremony for which was held last March 27. – MM) Even before it started, the organizers of the recently-concluded 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF)

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Duterte admin slams CBS over ‘Madam Secretary’ episode

The government is crying foul over an upcoming episode of the hit American political drama “Madam Secretary” because of what it describes as the show’s “highly negative portrayal” of a fictional Philippine president. In the trailer for the episode titled “Break in Diplomacy,” newly-elected Philippine president

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Alleged private video of Bernard Palanca goes viral

A two-minute private video allegedly featuring 40-year-old actor Bernard Palanca has been making the rounds of social media Tuesday afternoon. At the time this post was published, the Kapamilya star is still one of the top trending topics on social networking site Twitter. In the

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Dulaang UP presents Goethe’s “Faust”

The legend of Dr. Faust is without a doubt one of the canons of world literature. It tells the story of a successful scholar who struck a deal with the devil to obtain great power and to indulge life’s pleasures, even if it meant relinquishing

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Philippines’ Kylie Versoza wins Miss International 2016

Kylie Versoza, a 24 year-old model and preschool teacher from the Philippines, was crowned Miss International for 2016. Miss Australia Alexandra Britton won first runner-up while Miss Indonesia Felicia Hwang was second-runner-up. Brianny Chamorro of Nicaragua and Kaityrana Leinbach of the United States also made

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Agot Isidro calls President Duterte a psychopath on Facebook

Veteran actress and singer Agot Isidro lashed out at President Rodrigo Duterte on her Facebook account, calling him a “psychopath.” Her criticism of Duterte has received over 23,000 shares and 7,000 likes as of Sunday afternoon. “Agot Isidro” also became a top trending topic on microblogging