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Manila Brightens Up With Solar-Powered LED Signboards

Manila gets even brighter at nights! Thanks to the Korean Company "Global Goldgoal Inc" (GGI) that generously donated 56 LED Billboard as launched last September 27, 2016 at Quiapo, Manila under the banner program "September To Remember!" Present during the launch was Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada that has remain committed amidst the heavy rains. In his speech, he was grateful to the GGI Inc under the chairmanship of James Lee-Yang for their generosity as those LED lights will be of great help to the city's aspiration for a more peaceful and crime-free society.  Hon. Lee is a pure Korean who has fell in love with the city since he stayed there back 2002 and has vowed to contribute anything that will make the city better.  The street lights will help enlighten the greater area and center of Quaipo district.  These LED Signboards will be used to run commercial ads, public service announcements of the City of Manila, anti-drug campaig

#1 music video community Musical.ly seals partnership with Globe

Gives Filipinos access to a platform to enjoy their favorite hits and create their own videos Musical.ly President Alex Hofmann joined the Globe family all the way from the U.S. for the 11 th Wonderful World with Globe to officially announce its first ever telco partnership. Musical.ly, the currently rated #1 music video community seals its first ever telco partnership with the Philippines’ #1 mobile brand, Globe. Musical.ly is the world’s fastest growing online video community for creating, sharing and discovering 15-second videos.

MTV INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL SNAPCHAT SERIES

New Snapchat Discover shows feature Geordie Shore’s Charlotte Crosby, DJ Becca Dudley, special appearances from DNCE, Zara Larsson and endless special guests Dying to know what inspired Cara Delevingne’s bad girl style and how you can cop some of it? Or, perhaps you think it’s funny when couples get ambushed on the street and are made to reveal the awkward secrets on their smartphones?  MTV’s  got you covered on these matters with its new wave of international Snapchat Discover shows, inviting fans into the enticing wardrobes of some of their favourite celebrities, while also presenting a new super-awkward mini-gameshow that asks couples to guess what secrets are hidden on their partner’s phone.

The future of the Filipino home is here

PLDT Home unveils Smart Home in partnership with global heavyweights Leading telco and digital services provider PLDT through its consumer business unit PLDT HOME is bringing the Smart Home  suite of services to Filipino families with a string of partnerships with leaders in retail and entertainment.  “This is a new era in digital as we make Filipino homes stronger, safer, more comfortable and more enjoyable via PLDT’s  Smart Home  which has powerful connectivity and an integrated suite of innovative, reliable and family-friendly products and services,” PLDT FVP and Head of Home Operations Oscar A. Reyes Jr. said. “This is made possible with several local and global partnerships that we entered into recently which are aimed at enhancing and enriching the lives of millions of digitally connected Filipinos powered by PLDT Home and Smart Communications for mobile services.”

“FPJ’S ANG PROBINSYANO” CELEBRATES A YEAR OF SUCCESS, REMAINS NUMBER ONE IN FILIPINOS’ HEARTS

“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” cast thanks fans in thanksgiving concert at Araneta Coliseum… "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" officially turns one! After a year of airing on television, ABS-CBN's "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" remains as the undisputed number one primetime series in the country, with more viewers nationwide tuning in to Cardo's (Coco Martin) story of love for family and for the country every night. Great actor and baby pogi #CocoMartin #FPJAP1TaonPresscon A photo posted by Albert Bryan aka GIRL (@chikkanessave) on Sep 29, 2016 at 6:03am PDT As it marks its first anniversary, big surprises await viewers as ABS-CBN’s brightest stars come together and thank fans for their unwavering support for the Kapamilya series live at the Araneta Colisuem on October 8 (Saturday).

“THE ACCOUNTANT” HAS A DARK SECRET LIFE IN RIVETING NEW THRILLER

“It’s always compelling when people have secrets—when you think someone is one thing and then discover they’re something else entirely,” says Gavin O’Connor, director of the upcoming thriller “The Accountant” from Warner Bros. Pictures.

Solenn Heussaff releases new album that will walk you through to different stages of love

Songstress and Platinum artist Solenn Heussaff just recently released her third album "Solenn" under Universal Records. The busy artist who has recently married to Argentine businessman Nico Bolzico is very much welcome in the music scene with her new album that tackles the different stages of love. She chose "Solenn" as the title album as she is at a point where she found herself already and is contented.  The new album features seven original tracks with "Pocketful of Promises" as her single. It tells about  getting over a guy that has promised for the world to his girl friend. On her music video, the process from the time she was left until she moves on will be its story line. The album features three songs in Filipino, and also includes a cover of “Never Be The Same,” one of the first hits of the legendary Cristopher Cross. She revealed that her favorite among the tracks is "Pangako" where she was immediately drawn by it

ON THE COVER: JaDine Assumes an Exciting Role as Guest Editors in Metro Magazine October 2016 issue

Real couple and fashion movers James Reid and Nadine Lustre wear a different hat as guest editors in the October issue of Metro magazine. This three-cover issue become controversial as the IG account account of the magazine was hacked at the time that they unveil that JaDine is on the cover for its latest issue.

PLDT Gabay Guro treats teachers with world-class performances; Teacher Fest 2016 a big success

Photo grabbed from Gabay Guro Facebook page A grand celebration was witnessed last September 25, 2016 as PLDT Gabay Guro assembled 20,000 teachers from public and private schools nationwide at the Mall of Asia Arena for its Teacher Fest 2016. For nine years, the educational arm and flagship project of the PLDT-SMART Foundation has been able to grant over 1,100 scholarships in various state colleges and universities nationwide; train over 16,000 teachers; donate laptops and computers to schools and foundations and build over 40 classrooms located in Cebu, Bohol, Leyte and Capiz. The Teacher Fest honored the teachers' hard work, dedication and impact on society with a day filled with their favorite celebrities, world-class performances and exciting, life-changing prizes (the grand prize was a house and lot). Being a teacher myself, the event affirmed my sense of purpose in teaching when fellow teachers were featured  about what they're doing that's even

ON THE COVER: Liza Soberano Unleash Her Not Sweet Side (But Not Bitter!) In Preview Magazine

She's tougher than you know. Liza Soberano  shows a different side of herself in unapologetic fashion from Vetements and Balenciaga.

FINAL TRAILER OF “FANTASTIC BEASTS” UNLEASHES THE MAGICAL CREATURES

The titular magical creatures are front and center in the newly released final trailer of Warner Bros. Pictures' much-anticipated adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” which returns fans to the J.K. Rowling's wizarding world of Harry Potter, only this time set in New York during the 1920s. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.

EVANS, THEROUX, RAMIREZ: THE MEN OF “GIRL ON THE TRAIN”

Luke Evans (“Fast & Furious” franchise), Justin Theroux (“The Leftovers”) and Edgar Ramirez (“Deliver Us from Evil”) provide the masculine presence in the female-centric tale, “The Girl on the Train” from Paramount Pictures. The film also stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson and Haley Bennett.

MARVEL, IMAX OFFER PH FANS A SNEAK PEEK AT SELECT FOOTAGE FROM “DOCTOR STRANGE”

Marvel Studios announces Marvel Studios’   Expand Your Mind: An IMAX ®  3D Exclusive First Look,  featuring approximately 15 minutes of exclusive footage from the highly anticipated, action-packed “Doctor Strange.” The sneak peek will be showcased in SM Megamall IMAX Cinema on  October 11, 2016 , at  7p.m.

TomIho Leads Upcoming Episode of "Ipaglaban Mo" this Saturday

Reel and real-life couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida, also dubbed as ‘ToMiho,’ topbill their first “Ipaglaban Mo” episode this Saturday (Oct 1) to tell the story of a woman who fights for her child’s rights.

PIAYA NETWORK: SHOWCASING THE MEDIA ART EXPERIENCE IN NEGROS AND BEYOND

PIAYA NETWORK is a television network on Sky Cable’s Channel 35 based in Bacolod City, launched on August 2014.  The network is owned by  Anthony Leo Aguirre  and produced by  ATP Productions , which consists of various original TV programs and specializes in broadcast syndication all around Negros. With the vision to be one of a kind in crafting the media art experience in Negros and beyond, Piaya Network specializes in digital production that brings pleasure, creativity and professional advertising that satisfy its customers.  Director/ line producer  Elaine Lozano  is also the network’s Consultant.

BEYONCÉ AND JUSTIN BIEBER LEAD NOMINATIONS FOR 2016 MTV EMAs

Best Song nominees Adele, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner  revealed in  cover medley video  by Spanish rising star Leroy Sanchez Voting is now open at  MTVEMA.COM

FELICITY JONES, ON A QUEST TO STOP A GLOBAL CATASTROPHE IN “INFERNO”

Starring opposite Tom Hanks in Columbia Pictures' new suspense thriller “Inferno” is Academy Award® nominated actress Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything,” upcoming “Rogue One”) as Dr. Sienna Brooks.

BROKEN VOWS in Philippine Cinemas Starting September 28

BROKEN VOWS features today’s hottest upcoming stars with Blindspot’s Jaimie Alexander as Tara, together with Wes Bentley (Patrick), Alexandra Breckenridge (Debra), and Cam Gigandet as fiancé Michael.        

Bryan Adams LIVE IN MANILA!

BREAKING NEWS! GET UP! Wilbros Live is thrilled to announce that Grammy-winning superstar BRYAN ADAMS is finally coming to Manila on January 18 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum!! Bryan Adams Get Up World Tour January 18, 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum Tickets go on-sale beginning October 1st via TicketNet Online Presented by Wilbros Live Bryan Adams Greatest Hits include: Summer of 69, Heaven, Straight from the Heart, Please Forgive Me, All For Love, Run To You, Cuts Like A Knife, I Finally Found Someone, Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, and many more!!

ICE CUBE TAKES ON CHARLIE DAY IN “FIST FIGHT” TEASER TRAILER

Ice Cube and Charlie Day star as high school teachers prepared to solve their differences the hard way in New Line Cinema’s comedy “Fist Fight,” directed by Richie Keen (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”).                       Watch “Fist Fight” when it opens across the Philippines on  February 22, 2017 .

“SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE” GETS A TEASER TRAILER

Columbia Pictures' upcoming adventure comedy “Smurfs: The Lost Village” has released its teaser trailer.

Ms Charo Santo-Concio makes a movie comeback with internationally acclaimed "Ang Babaeng Humayo"

Star Cinema brings to mainstream cinemas the film that brought the country great pride and massive worldwide recognition – Lav Diaz’ latest masterpiece, “Ang Babaeng Humayo (The Woman Who Left),” which bagged the highly coveted and prestigious Golden Lion award in the recently concluded 73 rd Venice Film Festival. “Ang Babaeng Humayo” makes the historic , first ever big screen collaboration of filmmaker Lav Diaz with internationally acclaimed actress Charo Santos-Concio; as well as his much awaited reunion with actor John Lloyd Cruz whom he worked with early this year in the epic historical film “Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis” which was the toast of the Berlinale Film Festival.

FORMER URBANDUB VOCALIST GABBY ALIPE DEBUTS FIRST SINGLE AS A SOLO ARTIST

Former lead band vocalist of Urbandub Gabby Alipe releases his debut single as a solo artist “VISIONS” this September 23, 2016. It is the first track to be released from his upcoming first solo EP entitled “A New Strain” coming out this October. “Visions” is all about having a positive mindset in life.

Alex Gonzaga and Joseph Marco Deliver a Perfect Blend of Smile, Kilig and Romance in "My Rebound Girl"

The Alex Gonzaga-Joseph Marco chemistry first worked wonders via the adaptation of the Koreanovela “Pure Love” on ABS-CBN. It was in the same series that televiewers first fell in love with the screen pairing which, success says, almost led to a real-life romance. Regal Entertainment’s Mother Lily and Roselle Monteverde were among those who took notice of and banked on the TV magic Alex and Joseph created that they chose to cast them as lead stars in the feel-good rom-com “My Rebound Girl.”

IN CELEBRATION OF JONATHAN LARSON

on the 20th year anniversary of the smash hit Rent , 9 Works Theatrical proudly presents Jonathan Larson ’ s autobiographical musical tick, tick … BOOM! \ Jonathan Larson never got to see the impact his work made in musical theater. His is a moving, tragic story of an artist who struggled for years to make his mark on Broadway and with few strokes of success was finally set to reach his dream when his new musical Rent was scheduled to premier Off-Broadway. On the morning of January 26, 1996, on the day of the first preview of the show, Larson was found dead in his apartment from what was believed to be a case of undiagnosed Marfan syndrome.

Louise de los Reyes celebrates birthday with a photography class

A special birthday celebration was arranged by the GMA Artist Center to Louise delos Reyes last September 16 at the Coffee Project, Quezon City. She just turned 24 last September 1.

Three faces, one stage, One Voice

Three of the country’s leading vocals are finally sharing one stage for a night of world-class music and hard-hitting performances. We followed their journey through The Voice of the Philippines where their chair-turning voices captured the coaches’ hearts, and ours as well. One Voice brings you Klarisse de Guzman, Juan Karlos and Jason Dy for their first major concert together this October 1 at the Music Museum.

Platinum Recording Artist and Actress Jennylyn Mercado Releases New Music

Fans have waited long enough. After two years, recording artist and award-winning actress Jennylyn Mercado marks another feat in her career as she returns to the music scene with the release of her sixth studio album, “ Ultimate, Jennylyn Mercado” under Ivory Music and Video.

“INFERNO” TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX CINEMAS IN THE PHILIPPINES OCT 12

Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX Corporation and Imagine Entertainment has announced that “Inferno,” the latest film in the Dan Brown (“The Da Vinci Code”) franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format.

How GFOXX International Changed the Lives of Filipino People

There are people allergic to the word “networking”. We can’t blame those few because maybe they’ve had spiteful experiences in some networking companies. But as the saying goes, there are exceptions to the rule; same goes with the business of network marketing.  Not all networking companies are that bad. It only depends on who the people are behind it, what products they are offering, and how their system works. Take the case of GFOXX INTERNATIONAL.  GFOXX International extolls their business partners in public. It’s the first thing they did to market the company. The management is transparent with and assertive of their identity. Moreover, GFOXX International is not included on the list of unregistered and unauthorized networking companies in the SEC. Add the great products they carry. Members and consumers cannot resist the effective and guaranteed products because they have in-house professional nutritionists and dietician vouching for the products.  Another plus factor is the tr

J.LAW, PRATT ARE IN SPACE LIMBO IN FIRST “PASSENGERS” TRAILER

From the director of the Oscar Best Picture nominee “The Imitation Game” and the screenwriter of “Prometheus” comes Columbia Pictures' action-adventure “Passengers” starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

From special agent to trial consultant

                              Michael Weatherly of NCIS plays Dr.Phil-inspired character in new series Michael Weatherly may have said goodbye to his role as Special Agent Anthony Dinozzo on  NCIS , but his new role does not take him far from the twists and turns of the justice system. After playing the role of a senior field agent in 13 seasons of  NCIS , Michael Weatherly is taking the lead in the brand new show  BULL .

Smart hacks for those perfect seflies

  Add impact to your shots with some creativity and the right camera phone We take selfies as a way to capture and store unforgettable moments. But while everyone with a smartphone can make one, how do you capture selfies that stand out?

HALEY BENNETT BREAKS FROM THE PACK WITH “MAGNIFICENT SEVEN,” “GIRL ON THE TRAIN”

A natural talent, with a striking presence, Haley Bennett is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood's most dynamic actresses. She is poised to become the breakthrough talent of 2016 as she stars in two highly anticipated films this season – Columbia Pictures' “The Magnificent Seven” (in cinemas  Sept. 21 ) and “The Girl on the Train” (opens  Oct. 05 ) from Universal Pictures.

OSCAR-WINNING COMPOSER ALAN MENKEN WRITES MUSIC OF “SAUSAGE PARTY”

One way that Columbia Pictures' acclaimed comedy “Sausage Party” pays homage to the animated movies that came before it was in the hiring of legendary composer Alan Menken to co-score (with Christopher Lennertz) the film and write the music for a song.

The Philippine International Convention Center at 40: A National Gem Shines Brighter

L-R: Denise Laurel, Christian Bautista, PICC General Manager Renato B. Padilla, PICC Monetary Board Memeber  Amando L. Suratos, Lea Salonga, BSP Gov. Armando M. Tetangco, Jr., PICC Directors Pacita Y. Aguirre, Raquel D. Garcia, Susan S. Villar, Cristina M. Sarino and Gabriel L. Cruz The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Asia’s first international  convention center, turned 40 last September 5 with a grand celebration at its Reception Hall. 

A Sweet Day for Ivy Grace Paredes As She Survives Boot Camp on The X Factor UK

Filipina singer, Ivy Grace Paredes, 33, from  Malaybalay, Bukidnon survives this week’s Boot Camp on The X Factor UK after performing Mariah Carey’s hit, One Sweet Day, with Mike Hough and Lascel Wood in the Overs Category. Ivy Grace now moves on to the Six Chair Challenge that starts next week where she will compete with other acts in the Overs category.  The Six Chair Challenge will whittle down each category to just six acts each.

ED HELMS, OWEN WILSON LOOK FOR THEIR FATHER IN “BASTARDS” TRAILER

Warner Bros. Pictures has just delivered the first trailer for its new comedy “Bastards” starring Ed Helms and Owen Wilson.

CHRIS PRATT, THE WILD CARD IN “THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”

New action superstar Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Jurassic World”) plays the gambler Josh Faraday, Sam Chisolm’s (Denzel Washington) right-hand man in Columbia Pictures' new action adventure “The Magnificent Seven” (in cinemas Sept. 21).

“MOANA”; MAUI SET SAIL TO UNCHARTED WATERS IN MAIN TRAILER

The main trailer for the new animated adventure “Moana” – starring Dwayne Johnson as Maui and Auli'i Cravalho in the titular role – has just been released by Disney. The film sails into Philippine theaters Nov. 30.

NEW ONE-SHEET ART ARRIVES FOR “THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE”

"Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman,” says the tongue-in-cheek tagline of the new poster art for Warner Animation Group's upcoming adventure comedy “The LEGO Batman Movie.” Check out the one-sheet and watch the film when it opens in the Philippines on February 9, 2017.

TAKE YOUR FIRST LOOK AT “ANNABELLE 2” IN ANNOUNCEMENT TRAILER

She’s back! Watch the newly released announcement trailer of New Line Cinema's “Annabelle 2.” 

VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS UNVEILS STICKER PACKS FOR APPLE iOS 10

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is bringing to life some of its most iconic animated shows in an exciting new way by releasing select series-themed sticker packs for Apple’s iOS 10. Fans in more than 150 countries internationally can now head to the App Store within the iMessage app to download and send stickers featuring characters from  Nickelodeon's   Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)  and  SpongeBob SquarePants  as well as  Usavich , a Japanese  MTV  series starring two rabbits who meet in a Russian prison.

BELA PADILLA OWNS THE LIMELIGHT IN I AMERICA

Fresh from the success of the dramedy Camp Sawi, Bela Padilla gets her biggest break yet as a solo artist in I AMERICA , a film about a half-Filipino, half-American woman whose challenging life gets more complicated by a surprising revelation about her identity.  

STARWORLD REVEALS MAGIC BEHIND BEST CELEBRITY WEDDINGS WITH SHE SAID YES!

Giving brides-to-be and their grooms an in-depth look at the magic behind the Philippines’ most talked-about weddings is She Said Yes! , which will premiere on September 21 at 10 PM on StarWorld, Asia’s leading female entertainment channel. She Said Yes! features weddings of the country’s biggest celebrities as well as couples who have stopped at nothing to make their special day meaningful and uniquely memorable. The series also introduces the suppliers who made these dream ceremonies possible, allowing other couples to take inspiration for their own weddings.

NEW FEMALE COACHES INVIGORATE THE VOICE WHEN IT RETURNS TO STARWORLD ON SEPTEMBER 20

Singing a new tune as it returns exclusively to StarWorld this September 20, The Voice will be featuring two new judges for its 11 th season. Joining singers Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as judges on The Voice Season 11 are R&B diva Alicia Keys and pop superstar Miley Cyrus, making this season the first ever with two female judges on the panel. Host Carson Daly also returns to present this exciting reality competition for the 11 th year straight.