Imelda Bautista Schweighart

Gabriela finds ally with former Miss Philippines Earth Imelda Schweighart

Gabriela Women’s Party has got the resigned Miss Philippines Earth Imelda Bautista Schweighart on their side on hosting of the Miss Universe pageant in the Philippines this January. The controversial beauty queen shared her experience in joining a beauty pageant which she “felt exploited like pigs being sold in the market.” She also questioned the need of having a swimsuit competition in the pageant. Imelda wrote: “Kudos Gabriela! Im with you. You are right. “I remember wearing my two piece with the rest of the candidates backstage …

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Watch Sinulog 2017 on SKY Freeview

Sinulog 2017, Cebu’s most festive tradition hits television screens via SKY Freeview starting January 13. The whole country can be one in viewing the different activities of the Sinulog Festival on SKY Freeview. Watch the Sinulog Festival Queen on January 13 from 7PM to 10PM, the Sinulog Festival Day Parade on January 15 from 8AM to 5PM, and the Sinulog Awarding Ceremonies on January 16 from 1PM to 5PM. SKY subscribers in Mega Manila can watch the festivities on channel 211 in standard definition and …

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ABS-CBN, Filipinos celebrate Christmas as one family; “Isang Pamilya Tayo” station ID hits 2.5 M views on YouTube

ABS-CBN celebrated Christmas by bringing Filipinos together as one family through the “Isang Pamilya Tayo” campaign that includes a Christmas station ID that has enjoyed more than 2.5 million views online, Simbang Gabi in different parts of the country, outreach activities, and a star-studded heartwarming Christmas special. Every year, Filipinos have always looked forward to ABS-CBN’s Christmas station ID and this year’s “Isang Pamilya Tayo Ngayong Pasko” song became a hit as it delivers an inspiring message that nothing is impossible in life as long …

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Cast of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” personally thanks Filipinos in Hong Kong via “Isang Pamilya Tayo Grand Fans’ Day”

December 28, 2016 (Hong Kong) – Deafening cheers welcomed the cast of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” as lead star Coco Martin and stars Yassi Pressman, Awra plus Daryl Ong set foot in Hong Kong early December for “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano Isang Pamilya Tayo Grand Fans’ Day.” The “Isang pamilya Tayo Grand Fans’ Day” is the third leg of the long-running show “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” cast’s international shows (after the Al Khobar and Dubai legs), which is their way of thanking the Filipinos overseas for their year …

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LOOK: The Floats of the MMFF 2016 ‘Magic 8’ entries

Every year, the MMFF’s official movie entries put out gigantic and creative parade floats carrying the biggest stars in the movie industry. This year’s parade, which took place on Friday, December 23, featured floats from the Magic 8 entries to the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2016). The parade’s route started in front of the Manila City Hall at Nicanor Lopez Street, and ended at the Plaza Miranda. Here are photos at the MMFF 2016 floats shared by the official MMFF Instagram account: 1. Ang …

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Jollibee’s first Canadian branch warms up Winnipeg

Jollibee opened its first store in Winnipeg, Canada, home to over 70,000 Filipinos last December 15. The inagural location was chosen because Winnipeg is home away from home for a lot of our countrymen, with Tagalog being the second-most common mother tongue language spoken. In typical Jollibee fashion, the store was welcomed by long cues with people lining up as early as 10:30 PM the night before. The crowd braved the -25 celsius weather to get a chance to taste a bit of home with …

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LOOK: James Reid, Nadine Lustre celebrate 10th monthsary with fans

On-and-off-screen couple James Reid and Nadine Lustre celebrated their tenth monthsary on Sunday evening (December 11) at the Events Center of Century City Mall, Makati. Jollibee made the #TeamReal date happen together with their fans in a very special live Facebook chat session. The couple were officially together since February 11, 2016. Stay in love, you two!…

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“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’s: Isang Pamilya Tayo” kicks off in the Middle East; launches celebration of TFC’s two decades of journey with Filipinos in the region

December 9, 2016 (Dubai, Middle East) – After creating television history as one of the longest-running and most-loved TV series on Philippine television in recent years, ABS-CBN’s “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” gives back all the love to the Filipino audiences of the world as The Filipino Channel (TFC) kicked off its world tour at the two-city “Isang Pamilya Tayo” recently in the Middle East. The first leg of the world tour also marks the start of TFC Middle East’s 20th anniversary celebrations. “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” the …

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When was the last time you said “Thank You?” #NationalThankYouDayAtSM

FACT: Filipino families are known for having a great sense of optimism and gratefulness! On Thanksgiving this Thursday (Nov. 24) let’s gather as one community, celebrate #NationalThankYouDayAtSM and spread the gift of gratitude to the people who’ve made a difference in our lives this year — whether it be our families, friends, colleagues, neighbors or even a stranger who’ve made our bad day a little brighter! Because at the end of the day, no matter how dark liffe seems to get, we still have something …

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Miss Universe 2016

It’s now official! The Philippines will host the 65th Miss Universe pageant next year

SAVE THE DATE: It’s January 30, 2017! After all the rumors (and lies) associated with the planning and staging of the most prestigious beauty pageant in the World, err, the Universe, rather – the Miss Universe is all systems GO, as officially announced by the Pageant Organizing Committee last Wednesday night, November 16that Shangri-La Hotel in Makati City. Present during the contract signing and the Miss Universe Official Announcement to the select members of local and international media are LCS Group of Companies’ Chairman Luis …

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