John Lloyd still a Kapamilya

Actor John Lloyd Cruz ended speculations that he is moving to another network when he renewed his contract with ABS-CBN. Cruz signed a three-year contract with the network, which was represented by ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio. The actor also doused speculations...

AFP chief on Fallen 44: Sayang po yung buhay

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) – Armed Forces chief of staff Gregorio Pio Catapang fought back tears on Wednesday as he mourned the deaths of 44 police commandos in the botched anti-terror operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Catapang said it is unfair that the military is being blamed...

Jasmine joins cast of ‘Halik sa Hangin’

Jasmine Curtis-Smith has joined the cast of “Halik sa Hangin,” Star Cinema’s upcoming romance-thriller starring Gerald Anderson, Julia Montes, and JC de Vera. On Twitter, Curtis-Smith’s management group, Vidanes Artist Management, shared photos of the actress shooting a scene...

Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

TFC@theMovies brings top-grossing Filipino film of all time to over 40 theatres in U.S. and in Canada starting January 30 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – When gay soldier character Benjamin “Benjie” Santos VIII, played by host-actor-singer Vice Ganda, first came into public...

Kim, Xian to reunite for new TV series

Fans of Kim Chiu and Xian Lim will have something to look forward to in the coming year, as ABS-CBN recently confirmed reports that the rumored couple will star in an unnamed 2015 television project. In an official statement, the Kapamilya network also confirmed Lim’s departure...

Angeline Quinto proud of Erik Santos

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Singer Angeline Quinto took to the image-sharing site Instagram to express how proud she is of rumored boyfriend Erik Santos. Recently, Quinto posted a picture of Santos during one of the singer’s out of the country trips. She also congratulated Santos for his...

GMA Network dominates Urban Luzon and Mega Manila TV viewership in 2014

Broadcast giant GMA Network (GMA) ended 2014 on a strong note as it ruled over competition in full year Urban Luzon and Mega Manila ratings, according to the industry’s widely-trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. Based on full year 2014 ratings (with...

Onemig to wife: See you in court

Former Kapamilya actor Onemig Bondoc is taking his battle against estranged wife, French-Filipina model and part-time actress Valerie Bariou, to court. Bondoc confirmed that he filed a case at the Quezon City Hall of Justice against Bariou to get the full custody of his two...

Gretchen Barretto wants own coffeetable book

Actress Gretchen Barretto will soon release her own coffeetable book, which will be written by her friend Patrick Rosas. “To give you idea, I will share not only part of my work as an actress but my love for fashion, for so many things. Hindi natin pwede sabihin baka maunahan...

Prison sex assault of girl, 8, fuels anger in PHL

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials said Saturday, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were “living like kings” with stripper bars and jacuzzis. The girl, who...