Piolo gets Gerald’s OK for new movie with Kim

MANILA, Dec 8 (Mabuhay) – Actor Piolo Pascual has divulged that he had sought the approval of Gerald Anderson for his movie with actress Kim Chiu, Anderson’s long-time on-screen partner. Pascual said it was just proper to ask Anderson’s blessing for his newest...

Nicole Richie Weds Joel Madden in LA

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden have gone from reality star and rocker to husband and wife. Richie’s publicist Nicole Perna says in an e-mail to The Associated Press Sunday that the 29-year-old socialite and her longtime boyfriend Madden were married Saturday in Los Angeles....

Why do diets make you depressed?

Dieting makes you cranky. Just ask any mouse in Tracy Bale’s lab at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He’ll tell you he was minding his own business, eating whatever he pleased, happy as a clam at high tide – when wham! Someone came...

Fashion Week El Paseo announces Oliver Tolentino as its ‘Designer of the Week’

Fashion Week in El Pasero, based in the city of Palm Desert in the Palm Springs area of California, announced that fashion designer OLIVER TOLENTINO will be its honored “Designer of the Week” at the annual event held in March. El Paseo is the name of a trendy street...

Loyal YouTube users get to upload longer videos

SAN FRANCISCO, December 10, 2010 (AFP) – Filmmakers who have played by the rules on YouTube can now post works longer than 15 minutes at the world’s leading video-sharing website. Google-owned YouTube in July raised the video-length limit to 15 minutes for all users...

Pinoy couple jailed for exploiting Filipinos

WASHINGTON, December 10, 2010 (AFP) – A Florida couple was sentenced to several years in prison Friday for exploiting dozens of Filipino migrants they lured here with lies and forced to work under threat in service jobs in Florida, the Justice Department said. Sophia Manuel...

Cybersex: Philippine outsourcing boom’s dark underside

By Cecil Morella OLONGAPO, December 13, 2010 (AFP) – Girls and women acting out the sexual fantasies of online voyeurs around the world are part of a worrying offshoot to the Philippines’ booming outsourcing industry, authorities say. Cybersex dens are a growing...

Parliament blocks Philippines condom funding

MANILA, December 13, 2010 (AFP) – The Philippine parliament said Monday it has blocked government efforts to give free condoms to poor people next year amid a raging debate over a proposed law to allot annual funding for family planning. The Senate and the House of...
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