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MANILA, Philippines – On-line shopping platform, Shopee Philippines made an apology to fans of BLACKPINK (called Blinks) for “issues” involving a meet and greet they organized. Shopee made a statement late Thursday evening, June 6 saying, “All of us at Shopee would like to sincerely apologize to users and fans of Shopee and BLACKPINK for the issues involving the Shopee x BLACKPINK meet-and-greet today in Manila.” “The event fell short

Heart Evangelista

Heart Evangelista is turning her dream into reality in building an animal welfare facility. Evangelista posted on Instagram, a photo of herself standing at a vacant lot where she plans to build her own animal sanctuary for rescued animals. “As you all know, I’ve always had a soft spot for animals and it’s a dream of mine to be able to do more to champion their welfare,” Heart said. “This

Morissette Amon

Metro Manila — Morissette Amon, a Filipina singer was prodded into a whole new world when she flew to Tokyo and met two people who worked on the live-action remake of Aladdin. Walt Disney Studios posted on social media last Monday a video of Morissette meeting musical composer Alan Menken, who worked on the current film and its animated predecessor, as well as Will Smith who plays the Genie. The

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MANILA, Philippines — This was how Gary Lising associated some words: Adulterer: Two wrong people doing the right thing. Mortician: One whose life is a grave undertaking. Old age: The hardest thing for me to raise in my garden is my knees. These, and quite more, are some of the funny memories left behind by Gary Lising, who was found lifeless by his only son Bugs in his condo unit

Do Kyung-soo

EXO member D.O. will conscript in the Korean military as an active duty soldier starting today. D.O., the 26-year-old K-pop boy band singer and actor will be the second EXO member to fulfill military service after Xiumin enlisted in the army last May 7. SM Entertainment publicized that D.O. got his enlistment notice and will faithfully serve in the active duty. Their statement goes that he expressed his willingness to

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Wyn Marquez is setting her sights on teaching after showbiz and pageantry. Marquez is a Filipina actress and Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 titleholder just finished her Teacher Certificate Program at Southville International School. Southville noted she is also an alumna of the school’s Basic Education Program, describing her as “a homegrown monarch.” On her Instagram, Marquez posted a photo of her wearing a toga, quoting: “Southville touched my life and now

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A star-studded premiere night for Regal Entertainment’s latest big-screen offering, Finding You. The advance screening was held on Tuesday night was attended by lead cast Jerome Ponce and Jane Oineza. The two young celebrities were joined on the red carpet by director Easy Ferrer, and its support cast including Menggie Cobarrubias, Kate Alejandrino, Claire Ruiz, and Jon Lucas. TV personalities Donny Pangilinan, Elmo Magalona, Heaven Peralejo, Albie Casino, RK Bagatsing,

KC Concepcion

KC Concepcion is back in the Philippines. Returning after staying for a while in the US taking classes related to her venture into jewelry design and entrepreneurship. One of her Instagram Stories show Concepcion can be seen spending some quality time with her siblings, who she definitely missed while she was away. Later, she is seen pampering herself by having her hair done. Concepcion came as a new and upcoming

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Moira dela Torre acknowledged butting heads with Regine Velasquez on “Idol Philippines,” but she later stated that what happened within the show stayed on the show. “Opo, pero kasi doon lang ‘yun. What happens on the table stays on the table. The moment we stand up, okay na kami ni Mama Reg,” Dela Torre told over local showbiz show, “Tonight With boy Abunda” last Monday. “Ang pinanggagalingan ni Mama Reg

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Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP), recently gave a firm response when the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) planned a ban on Shanti Dope’s “Amatz,” which authorities perceived was a song that promotes marijuana use. CAP is a group founded by game-changing filmmaker and National Artist Lino Brocka, who are characteristically proud in defending the artists’ freedom of expression. “Hands off our music!” the group stated broadcasted on Facebook last