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Willie’s TV5 show not pushing through

MANILA — It was over before it even began. Famous host Willie Revillame is reportedly very sad over TV5 network’s decision to not push through with his new noontime show. According to a report from showbiz columnist Cristy Fermin, an informant who’s very close to Revillame said that Revillame was ecstatic over the progress of …

‘On the Job’ and ‘Boy Golden’ big winners at FAMAS

MANILA – KC Concepcion and ER Ejercito (Jeorge Estregan) took home the Best Actress and Best Actor awards from the 62nd Annual FAMAS Awards Night for their movie “Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill.” Former Laguna governor ER Ejercito bested three other actors in the category: ‘Bossing’ Vic Sotto for “My Little Bossings,” Coco Martin for …

PRC stands by decision to return Hayden Kho’s medical license

MANILA – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is adamant that it followed the rules laid out in Medical Act of 1959 when they reinstated Hayden Kho’s medical license. The board had to justify their decision after actress Katrina Halili ‘s legal counsel criticized the PRC’s decision as premature. Atty. Raymund Palad said last week that …

Lyca, of The Voice’s Team Sarah likened to Nora Aunor

MANILA — After her recent performance in “The Voice Kids,” the 9-year-old Lyca Gairanod of Team Sarah drew comparisons to the country’s Super Star, Nora Aunor. “Parang ang naalala ko pag nagpe-perform ka ay si Nora Aunor (I remember Nora Aunor everytime you perform.),” said coach Lea Salonga to Gairanod. “Small but terrible na maganda …

‘It’s liberating but scary’ – Lovi on admitting relationship with Rocco

MANILA — Actress Lovi Poe finds her admission of her relationship with actor Rocco Nacino to be “liberating but scary.” “It’s liberating but, at the same time, it’s kinda scary,” she said. “Parang every time, you’re gonna have to answer questions about the relationship.” The actress has recently revealed her relationship with the actor in an …

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer, cancels concerts to focus on treatment

TOKYO—Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who shared an Oscar for Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Last Emperor” score, has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has cancelled his upcoming performances to focus on his health. “I promise to return after a full recovery,” Sakamoto, 62, said Thursday on his official website. He apologized for bowing out of his …

Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed in Bollywood films and beyond, dies at 102

NEW DELHI—Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102. Sehgal had been hospitalized with pneumonia earlier in the week and passed away Thursday evening. She will be cremated later Friday. Condolence messages poured in for the performer. …

Garth Brooks, whose music isn’t on iTunes, will make songs available digitally on his own site

NASHVILLE—Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he’s doing it his own way. Brooks, one of the last holdout big-name musicians still refusing to put his music on iTunes, said Thursday he will make his back catalogue of hits and his new music available for download, but only through his own website. He said …

‘Feng Shui 2’ filming has Kris praying to get along with Coco

MANILA – With the sequel to the 2004 horror film “Feng Shui” already in the works, actress-host Kris Aquino is keeping her fingers crossed that everything will go well with the project. Aquino shared on Wednesday’s episode of “Kris TV” that she prayed for her first movie project with co-star Coco Martin, as she did …

Hayden Kho, reinstated as doctor

MANILA – Hayden Kho is a doctor, once more; and he couldn’t wait to share the news. The 34-year-old medical professional  took to Instagram on Monday night to post a photo of a document signed on July 7 by Miguel Noche, Jr., chairman of the Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC) Board of Medicine, reinstating Kho to …

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