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Why Gerald prefers a non-showbiz girlfriend

“Ayaw na raw ni Gerald Anderson ng girlfriend from show business? It that true?” This was the question posed to the 26-year-old actor, who recently played his first gay role in an episode of “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK). “You can’t choose, you can’t force yourself to love someone...
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Unveiling and blessing of the mosaic image of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

In a  recent visit of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III in the Vatican last December 4, which was witnessed by my friends Stefano and Marie Lami attended, the president expressed his “gratefulness to the Holy See in recognizing the great Philippine Marian devotion of...
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WB loans PHL $500-M to fight natural disasters

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – The World Bank approved a $500 million loan Wednesday to help the Philippines deal with natural disasters. It can access the new credit line following “a state of calamity” declared by the president, the World Bank said in a statement. On average,...
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Claudine to spend ‘happier, easier’ Christmas

Almost three months since she staged her comeback, Claudine Barretto is still overwhelmed by how the public welcomed her return to show business. Barretto said this made her appreciate her work even more. “I’m still so overwhelmed with ‘yung paano ako in-accept ulit ng tao in...
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Failure to evacuate people resulted to several deaths in Northern Samar, says NDRRMC Chief

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Dec 24 (Mabuhay) – Failure to carry out preemptive evacuation in different municipalities in Northern Samar has resulted in several casualties, the head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. Typhoon Nona, which hit...