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
Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe’s 2015 queen is set to fly to her hometown of Cagayan de Oro this August to visit the recently opened, Oro Pia community center. As such, Pia felt honored to have a community center named after her for her main advocacy over HIV/AIDS. Wurtzbach stated in an interview, “It’s named Oro Pia because ‘oro’ means gold, [and Cagayan de Oro is] a city of golden friendship.
When he was officially declared by Commissioner Marlon Casquejo, last Wednesday’s proclamation of winning Senate candidates got an additional showbiz feel when actor and former senator Lito Lapid was referred to as “Pinuno”. His portrayal in ABS-CBN’s primetime television action drama series “Ang Probinsyano”, it was noted as such that Lapid was referred to with the moniker of a rebel leader. Lapid left the popular television series in order to