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Enjoy Luxury Living at MODERN LIVING TV

We all deserve everyday luxuries! This week,  impart some lavishness to your everyday life with little touches that add up to a luxurious experience as Modern Living TV ( MLTV) helps you achieve the opulent  look and feel through classy beddings, plush towels, signature bedroom scents and other boudoir essentials. Learn also  some great tips and design inspirations from interior designer, Mike Suqui, as he visits a modern Asian-luxe styled home in this week’s special MLTV feature. What’s more, MLTV takes a closer look at Italian furniture brand Minotti which definitely spells grandeur in luxury living. Finally, what's luxury without bags and jewelries! As they say, a woman can't have too many bags, shoes and jewels... but what separates the style must-haves from the simply ostentatious? Find out why every woman of style should invest on a luxury piece or two. Enjoy these and more on Modern Living TV this Saturday, January 31, 6pm with a replay on Sunday 10am

Battle of Loveteams In Feb 2015 Magazine Covers #KathNiel #JaDine #JulNigo

From Metro Facebook page From Cosmopolitan Ph Facebook page From Inigo Pascual instagram account What team are you?

All-Filipino Concert Performance On Fusion: The 1st Philippine Music Festival

FUSION (1st Philippine Music Festival) is an all-Filipino performance package is definitely a must wacth and a boost to the music industry.  It will feature top Filipino musicians and rock bands on January 30, 2015 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.  LINEUP of PERFORMERS: Parokya ni Edgar Kamikazee The Dawn Wolfgang Bamboo Rico Blanco Gloc 9 Sarah Geronimo Noel Cabangon Ebe Dancel Andrew E Sandwich 6cyclemind Kitchie Nadal Barbie Almalbis Joey Ayala Tres Marias James Reid Nadine Lustre Yeng Constantino Kyla Thyro and Yumi Christian Bautista Sam Concepcion DJ Ace Ramos Buy your tickets SM Tickets, Ticketworld, and Ticketnet. Selected 7-Eleven Stores have available tickets for sale as well. Come and together let's #PlayAsOne

Halik Sa Hangin Review

Rap Valentine Concert with T-Pain on Feb 10 (MOVED TO JULY 10)

It is going to be a fiesta of sort among the citizens of rap when world class rap musical artist T-Pain goes in town for a pre-Valentine concert at the MOA Arena on February 10, 2015, 8PM . Called “Dranking Patna” tour it offers the rare and unique opportunity to catch the superstar deliver an electrifying performance in a more up-close-and-personal setting while T-Pain plays a hit after hit, including his current radio-dominating hit single “Up-Down (Do This All Day)” and new follow- up single “Drankin Patna.” T-Pain is a by name in the rap music industry, having had about 50 albums topping the music charts. His most successful, “Low” has been since certified 6x platinum. T-Pain has been successfully in collaboration with other artists like Kanye West (Good Life), Chris Brown (“Kiss Kiss”) , Plies (Shawty) , Bow Wow (“Outta My System”), Akon (Bartender). With 60 hit songs under his belt and two Grammy trophies on his mantle, T-Pain has cemented himself as one of

Jhake Vargas Assured Love for Bea Binene

Jhake Vargas confirmed that he and Bea Binene are both willing to fix things between the two of them. He gave a hint that he's "barkada" has something to do with what they're going through right now. In the end, he assured that he still loves Bea. The two will headline in a teen adventure-action movie "Liwanag Sa Dilim" that will premiere on Feb 11 directed by Richard Sommes under APT Entertainment. Also in the cast are Igi Boy Flores, Sarah Lahbati, Sunshine Cruz, Dante Rivero, Julian Trono, Sunshine Garcia, Freddie Webb and Rico Blanco.

Bea Binene On The Real Score With Her Relationship With Jhake Vargas

During the press con of "Liwanag Sa Dilim" earlier at Max's Restaurant Scout Tuazon branch, the press were eager to know the real score between Jhake Vargas and Bea Binene whose coldness to each other was very evident despite the two emphasizing that things are "ok" between them. We had the chance to talk to Bea and we verified further what's going on between her and Jhake. When asked if Jhake is doing something to fix their relationship, she answered that it's God who's doing something to fix what has been broken. She was asked questions where she resorted not to answer.  In the end, Bea shared that she learned to knew her worth, limits, and what she deserves. The two will headline in a teen adventure-action movie "Liwanag Sa Dilim" that will premiere on Feb 11 directed by Richard Somes under APT Entertainment. Also in the cast are Igi Boy Flores, Sarah Lahbati, Sunshine Cruz, Dante Rivero, Julian Trono, Sunshine Garcia, Freddie Web

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Silka Bigger This 2015 With Well-Loved Piolo Pascual and Lucky Charm Iya Villania

Two of the country's popular celebrities Iya Villania and Piolo Pascual (The Ultimate Heartthrob) find themselves on the same ground as product ambassadors for Silka Papaya Soap, itself a household name in skin care. They were presented to friends from the press and media last January 13 at 55 Events Place in Scout Rallos, Quezon City. The superbly admired and multi awarded TV/Movie actor, concert/recording artist and social influencer jumped in as a most exciting male endorser for the brand that has been around for the past 13 years, while the actress-model, best known for her long VJ stint in top music channel MYX, continues her endearing run in promoting the now certified "no. 1 beauty soap in the Philippines." More significantly, it's them being essentially different from each other, as defined by Cosmetique Asia Corporation which distributes the said soap brand, that make them worthy of their shared spots. Silka started the year by launching two s

Team Bamboo and Team Sarah's The Voice Contenders in the Live Shows To Be Revealed This Weekend

It’s the last chance of Team Sarah and Team Bamboo’s artists to showcase their voices and prove they deserve a spot in the Live Shows as they clash in the final knockout rounds of the top-rating and Twitter-trending “The Voice of the Philippines” this weekend (Jan 17 and 18). Some of the artists will perform songs that are housed in their own genres, while the others will step out of their comfort zones in order to pursuade their coaches to pick them for their Top 6-member squad. Who will edge out the others? Watch out for the three-member groupings of Team Bamboo’s RnB artist Arnee Hidalgo (Fallin”), rockers Tanya Diaz (“I Remember You”), Lougee Basabas (“Chain of Fools”), and Rita Martinez (“Hit Me with Your Best Shot”), and singer-instrumentalists Karlo Mojica (“Usok”) , Joniver Robles (“Himig Natin”), Elmerjun Hilario (“Dati”), Rence Rapanot (“Walang Hanggang Paalam”),  and Kai Honasan (“Limang Dipang Tao”). And will the performances of divas Monique Lualhati (“I Knew You

"Oh My G" Headlines Kapamilya Princess Janella Salvador

Singer-actress Janella Salvador stars in a unique love story that centers on the journey of an orphaned teenager in ABS-CBN’s newest feel-good drama series titled “Oh My G” which will begin airing on Monday (January 19). Janella Salvador “Unlike other love stories, ‘Oh My G’ is not purely about romance. It is about my role Sophie’s life as a teenager, her struggles in school, friends, love, and more importantly her faith,” said Janella whose character’s perfect life is about to turn around because of the death of her parents. Marlo Mortel, Janella Salvador and Manolo Pedrosa Janella considers “Oh My G” close to her heart not only for being her first starring teleserye, but also because of the inspiration, lessons, and values it will impart to viewers especially for teens like her who are too preoccupied with school, family, and social media. Janella added that the show was conceptualized through the personal request of Carmelite nuns to ABS-CBN president Charo Santo

"Home Sweetie Home" Goes to Japan For Its First Anniversary Celebration

Kapamilya royalties John Lloyd Cruz and Toni Gonzaga playing the adorable couple Romeo and Julie in the hit comedy sitcom, “Home Sweetie Home,” will pack their bags and travel up north in the land of the rising sun for their first anniversary celebration this Saturday (January 17). When an unexpected business trip to Japan coincides with the couple’s anniversary, Julie gets upset. But Romeo pulls off a romantic trick up his sleeve and surprises Julie with an e-ticket so they can celebrate their anniversary together abroad. But how did Romeo manage todo this to turn Julie’s frown upside down? Find out this Saturday (January 17) on “Home Sweetie Home”, 6PM! Catch the Kapamilya comedy shows and make weekends complete, as “Banana Split: Extra Scoop” airs on Saturdays after “Maalaala Mo Kaya”, “Banana Nite” airs weekdays after “Bandila”, “LUV U” airs Sunday after “ASAP 19”, ang “Goin’ Bulilit” airs Sundays after “TV Patrol Weekend”. Catch up on full episodes and past episodes o

Different Women, Different Faces of Love In "Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita"

The cast of Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita ABS-CBN will introduce to viewers four women who will depict the different faces of love this Monday (January 19) as it airs its newest afternoon drama series “Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita” starring Denise Laurel, Jane Oineza, Loisa Andalio, and Vina Morales. Jane Oineza and Jerome Ponce Denise Laurel and Vina Morales After being abandoned by her father at such a young age, Cecilia (Vina) vowed to do everything to finish her studies and see her family whole again someday. Despite all the pain she endured, Cecilia eventually finds the love through Leandro (Christian Vasquez). What will Cecilia do when she begins to experience the pains of her past all over again? How will her daughters make her even stronger when her family faces a big challenge? Will love be able to erase all the anger and bitterness in Cecilia’s heart? Joshua Garcia and Loisa Andalio Completing the cast of “Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita” are Jerome Ponc

Venus Raj Plays Deaf Mute Beauty Queen in "MMK"

ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) will share this Saturday (January 17) the inspiring life story of deaf beauty queen Christine Balaguer, who became one of the Top 13 candidates in this year’s Miss World Philippines pageant. Christine will be portrayed by Miss Universe Philippines 2010 Venus Raj. Discover how Christine grew up to be optimistic, living a normal life despite her physical challenges, and how she became an inspiration for the deaf and other differently abled people like her to reach for their dreams. Also starring in the upcoming “MMK” episode are Carmi Martin, Matt Evans, Anna Luna, Brenna Garcia, Dexie Daulat, Marnie Lapus, EJ Jallorina, and Lui Manansala. The episode is directed by Nuel Naval and written by Ruel Montañez. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos and creative manager Mel Mendoza-del Rosario. Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 23 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different

Please Be Careful… director and Boses filmmaker partner with Phil. Commission on Women to make Oryang biopic

Gregoria de Jesus, heroine of the Philippine revolution, gets immortalized on the silver screen through a film entitled  Lakambini (Woman Leader)  to be directed by Jeffrey Jeturian ( Ekstra ,  Kubrador ,  Bridal Shower,Pila-Balde, Tuhog, “Please Be Careful With My Heart” ) and Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil ( Boses ,   Pusanggala ). The screenplay of the film, which won first prize in the 2014 Palanca Awards, is by Hall-of-Famer Rody Vera. Direk Jeffrey has just completed a successful two-year run of the  kiligserye  “Please Be Careful With My Heart” and is currently helming the  teleserye  “Dream Dad,” while Direk Ellen is marking a seven-year anniversary of her acclaimed advocacy film  Boses  which continues to be screened in schools, churches, government agencies and other venues here and abroad.  Jeffrey Jeturian Referring to the recently shown  Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo  and the upcoming  Heneral Luna , Direk Ellen says, “We are excited to be making this history-themed fil

FlorDeLiza explores family's influence on children's behavior; Opens on January 19 after It's Showtime

Jolina Magdangal plays the role of Florida who fell in love and had a child with Marvin with the latter was assigned in Abra. It was known to her that he has a wife still she pursued her love for him. Will this make her a kontrabida in the series? I think she'll get an acting nomination for her contained but powerful performance in the series. ABS-CBN's newest drama series "Flordeliza" will remind viewers of the crucial role of the family in molding the hearts and minds of children. Direk Wenn Deramas shows versatility in the series. He shines well in his direction of drama and action scenes. Thanks to his dependable cast. It's a tale about two families. It focuses on two loving mothers and their daughters, who will be drawn closer by love but torn apart by one sad truth. It will make viewers realize that the love of our family is what really makes us whole, said Master Storyteller Wenn V. Deramas, who conceptualized the story and will co-direct the serie

What's your impression on Halik Sa Hangin Trailer?

The romance-thriller Halik Sa Hangin headlined by Gerald Anderson, JC de Vera, and Julia Montes seems to be interesting. There's just so much mystery on its storyline and I'm looking forward how the suspense part will be incorporated in the movie. Julia Montes has indeed making a name for herself as a capable actress. Other cast includes Edu Manzano, Ina Raymundo, Marrki Stroem, Fifth Solomon, Forth  Solomon, Devon Sawa, Maris  Racal and with the special participation of Jasmine Curtis-Smith. Directed by Emmanuel Quindo Palo, the movie will be showing on January 28, 2015.

Alexa Ilacad, Nash Aguas & Ella Cruz Confess What to Consult On #BagitoHangout

“Bagito” teams up with the institution Center for Family Ministries (CEFAM) in launching the “Bagito Hangout” online forum where netizens can ask questions and advice from the counselors of CEFAM. It will begin on January 19 (Monday), 6:30PM to 7:30PM at http://bagito.abs-cbn.com/hangout. The lead cast  Alexa Ilacad, Nash Aguas & Ella Cruz shared what they will confess in the Bagito Hangout. Alexa wanted to address the concerns on bullying and on how to open up with parents for concerns; Nash will check for suggestions on how not to feel awkward to parents when airing problems; and Ella will ask why parents can afford not to take care of their children.  Are you ready for the Bagito Hangout?

Chikkaness Review: Tragic Theater

Tragic Theater frightens because its rooted from an actual event and the feel of the movie was true. Close-ups were beautifully shot conveying the fear and tension that the movie wanted to convey. Anne Marie Francisco (Andi Eigenmann), an ambitious and workaholic coordinator of the Department of Tourism, is tasked to ensure that the infamous building is free of unwanted spirits so that construction of an IMAX Theater inside the structure can proceed.  She seeks the help of Father Nilo (Estrada), a leader of spirit communicators known for his radical methods of supernatural cleansing.  Together with his team, Fr. Nilo and Anne head for their mission, initially succeeding in contacting the spirits.  But the angry souls reveal that something more sinister exists among them and it refuses to leave. Much worse, it will not let anyone--dead or living--escape. Andi deserves all the projects she has as she can carry it on with enthusiasm and dedication on her work. Such is evident o

Happy Wife, Happy Life: A Commitment To Control PE

Last January 10, 2015 Menarini Philippines organized  Happy Wife, Happy Life event as it  continues to promote its Commitment to Control PE advocacy campaign this 2015. Hosting the event was RJ Ledesma with Dra. Margie Holmes as one of the speakers. When it comes to sexual intimacy, couples need to be more open with their partners about what satisfies them. Given that the two of you share a special bond, there's no reason for you to not be comfortable about discussing what you like - and don't like about sex. After all, an activity that is meant to be enjoyed, should provide fulfillment for both parties. As such, Menarini Philippines together with the Philippine Urological Association, boldly launched its Commit to Control PE Advocacy campaign last year to address one of the more pressing issues regarding sexual intimacy - premature ejaculation. The campaign is meant to make couples more comfortable about discussing their intimacy concerns with each other, without i

Pokwang Will Deliver Another Unforgettable Performance in Edsa Woolworth

Star Cinema opens 2015 with Edsa Woolworth - a powerful film produced by The Filipino Channel (TFC) in line with its 20th anniversary. Playing the title role of Edsa Woolworth is comedienne pokwang and the film reunites her with director John-D Lazatin who directed her in 2011 in the Filipino independent film A Mother's Story that was also produced by TFC and was distributed by ABS-CBN International. As Edsa Woolworth, Pokwang delivers a standout performance that no one should ever miss. Edsa is the eldest and only daughter in a family headed by an American father an d she is faced with the dilemma on how to reconcile the desires of her heart and the unconditional love she feels for her family. Written by seasoned US-based writer Noel Nuguit,  Edsa Woolworth  is an endearing and an unforgettable movie for the whole family to enjoy.  Edsa Woolworth  is centered on an unconventional family that is strongly bound by ties that go beyond the boundaries of langu

Star Cinema Opens 2015 With "EDSA WOOLWORTH"

The second original feature film of TFC@theMovies that was the talk of the town among Filipino moviegoers of North America back in November 2014 will be shown in Philippine screens starting January 14. ABS-CBN Star Cinema is bringing the much awaited, EDSA Woolworth, a story about love surrounding a blended Filipino American family that triggered conversation among movie-loving folks for its refreshing storyline, honest acting, and unforgettable soundtrack. EDSA Woolworth is played by comedienne Pokwang who displays her acting depth and versatility anew in this family drama.  Playing Chad, her love interest, is American actor Lee O’Brian, who is joined by Steven Spohn as Papa Frank, Ricci Chan as EDSA’s younger brother Boni, Prince Saruhan as their adopted brother Paco, TFC’s Adobo Nation co-host Lee Robin Salazar as Patrick the lawyer, Princess Ryan as Shayne and Vivian Foz as her mom Norma, and Joji Isla as Rudy, Paco’s real dad. The memorable, original Filipino Ame