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No BF? No problem! Just rent a fake boyfriend in China

And you thought nosy and opinionated Filipina aunts were bad. In China, single women who reach the ripe “old” age of 27 are given the derogatory label, “sheng nu,” which

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Cinemalaya ad spoofing fantaserye plots earns ire of film industry writers

In a Cinemalaya spoof ad, Edu Manzano returns to the big screen in a new fantaserye movie where he rescues a damsel in distress from hordes of netherworld creatures. But

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‘Horror Queen’ Lilia Cuntapay pleads for help after spinal cord illness left her paralyzed

Best known as the “Queen of Philippine Horror Movies”, 81-year-old Lilia Cuntapay has played scary creatures (often as a “manananggal,” “aswang,” or a white lady) in over 70 local films.

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14 Pinoy celebrities who changed religions

Several Filipino celebrities switch religions and adopt a new set of beliefs for various reasons. While some made the life-changing decision because of the influence of their family members, partners, spouses

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Is “Encantadia” hurting the GMA Telebabad block?

In order to remake GMA Network’s classic fantaserye Encantadia, some other locally-produced telenovelas were sacrificed in the process. Encantadia‘s inclusion into the GMA Telebabad block caused two series to bid farewell. Before

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ABS-CBN to sue netizens who uploaded ‘The Achy Breaky Hearts’

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., mother company of Star Cinema Film Productions, is preparing to sue hundreds of netizens who illegally uploaded copies of the hit rom-com film The Achy Breaky Hearts.

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Veteran actor Dick Israel needs help after losing his home in a fire

After suffering a stroke in 2010, veteran character actor Dick Israel has been mostly absent from showbiz. His last TV appearance was in the 2012 ABS-CBN series Kung Ako’y Iiwan

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Pia Wurtzbach pushes advocacy on sex education and awareness to address STDs

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has been an outspoken advocate of proper sexual education and awareness to address the alarming increasing cases of sexually transmitted diseases like HIV/AIDS (Human

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Mainstream media barred from covering ‘One Love, One Nation’ thanksgiving party for President-elect Duterte

The “One Love, One Nation” thanksgiving party for the President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will be held today, June 4, 2016, at the Crocodile Park in Davao City, Davao del Sur. Access

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MMDA proposes the inclusion of traffic education in high school curriculum

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is proposing the inclusion of traffic education in the high school curriculum. Because of more than 500 total deaths in over 95,000 road accidents