Dingdong, Iza hope envoys of Istorya ng Pag-asa (INP) MANILA, Philippines — Istorya ng Pag-asa (INP), which started as a traveling photo gallery adopted in 2016 by the Office of the Vice President (OVP), featuring stories of hope by the Filipino people, has evolved into an all-digital film competition in 2017. In 2018, Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF) received 73 entries from all over the country and abroad. This year, entries increased into 98 from Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and even from Australia and Macau. The OVP advocacy’s ambassadors of hope, Dingdong Dantes and Iza Calzado, presented the 10 most outstanding entries during the awarding night held at Cinema 7 of Trinoma Mall, Quezon City last Saturday. Dingdong has marked more than three decades of modeling, performing, hosting, acting, directing and producing films through his own outfit, Agosto Dos Pictures. In 2014, he was appointed commissioner at large of the National Youth … [Read more...] about Dingdong, Iza hope envoys of Istorya ng Pag-asa (INP)
Filmmaker Quark Henares and singer Bianca Yuzon were married in a beautiful outdoor ceremony overlooking the Indian Ocean on Saturday watched by his parents, Vicki Belo and Atom Henares, and friends from showbiz. Henares, best known for movies such as "My Candidate" and "Rakenrol," tied the knot with Yuzon at the garden area of Alila Villas, a luxury hotel resort in Bali, Indonesia. He was supported by his parents, who walked down the aisle together for the ceremony. Belo, formerly married to Atom, brought along her daughter, Scarlet Snow. Celebrities in attendance were Christian Bautista, Tim Yap, and Iza Calzado to name a few. Check out some of the scenes below: Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv Henares and Yuzon, who first met back in 2015, got engaged last year. Of the things they have in common, they told ABS-CBN: "We're both passionate about film and music. We love to explore new places and eat our way through them at the same time." "We also happen to have the same sense of humor, … [Read more...] about News LOOK: Quark Henares marries Bianca Yuzon in Bali
Sexy Talk with Finding You star Jerome Ponce It was with the Kapamilya soap Be Careful With My Heart that Jerome Ponce (as the son of Richard Yap and the brother of Janella Salvador) made a mark in public consciousness. “I was a greenhorn then and I didn’t know anything much about showbiz,” said Jerome, son of retired actor Jessie Delgado. “I was using my real surname Porciuncula and the ABS-CBN guys thought it was too long and hard to remember so they shortened it to Ponce.” “Perfect,” said Avel Bacudio, Jerome’s manager. “Bagay sa kanya.” In his latest movie (opening on Wednesday, May 29), Regal Entertainment’s Finding You, Jerome plays Nel, a social media journalist afflicted with a rare condition called hyperthymesia (the opposite of amnesia) who remembers every detail of every moment of his life. “I am like Nel in a way because I can recall, especially important moments in my life,” admitted Jerome. You … [Read more...] about ‘I lost it when I was 17’
Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv Nakiisa ang ilang artista sa halalan nang bumoto ngayong Lunes sa kani-kanilang mga lungsod at lalawigan. Maagang gumising si Matteo Guidicelli at bumoto sa kaniyang presinto sa Muntinlupa City. Sinamantala niya ang maiksing pila sa eskuwelahan. "It's very nice to see especially the millennial, the young ones, really voting aside from the more seniors," ani Guidicelli. Isa si Celeste Legaspi sa mga senior citizen na hindi pinalampas ang pagboto. "Naawa ako at naiinis ako sa mga Pilipino na hindi bumoboto kasi sayang na sayang 'yong karapatan na 'yon," ani Legaspi. Bumoto rin sa Makati si Iza Calzado habang sa Santa Cruz, Maynila naman si Vice Ganda. "Bawat boto ay mahalaga, walang botong mas matalino sa isa," ani Vice Ganda. "Alam ko marami sa atin ang manhid na, apathetic... pero 'pag nawalan tayo ng tiwala sa boto natin, saan tayo dadalhin nito 'di ba?" ani Calzado. Dismayado naman si Karla Estrada nang hindi tanggapin ng vote counting machine ang … [Read more...] about News Mga artista nakiisa sa halalan
Visit SM Supermalls and meet SAM, the country’s first ever in-mall smart robot. SAM, an artificial intelligent humanoid robot, is part of SM’s series of innovations designed to improve customer experience at the mall. I remember vividly when Japan built its first robot named “Pepper.” Now, we have our own! SM Supermalls chief operating officer Steven Tan said, “We are very thrilled to finally share with you another milestone as we bring in the country’s first ever smart customer service robot. This breakthrough innovation is a reflection of our commitment to continuously give enhanced malling experiences to our customers.” Christian Mathay, Mike Lim and Tim Yap. Present at the launch was Ligo Lim, senior sales manager of Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines), SAM’s creator and one of the country’s leading provider of electronic and original design manufacturing services. Now at SM Megamall and coming soon to other SM malls, SAM is … [Read more...] about #HeySAM!