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[OPINION] In showbiz, 'Kaya Pa?' isn't always benign

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'When did demanding for what’s right become so wrong? Why is fairness something for which we must be punished?'

'KAYA PA?' Actress Chai Fonacier writes about the horrible choices many in the entertainment industry are forced to make. Image from Shutterstock

Dissecting kilig: How does KathNiel do it?

Aug 18, 2018 - 12:00 PM

How does kilig work for the pair? And are they switching up their formula?

Why John Lloyd and Bea Alonzo are the Philippines' kilig royalty

Aug 14, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Chemistry works to a certain extent. What data tells us about the Bea Alonzo-John Lloyd Cruz love team – and more

WATCH: Paolo Bediones apologizes for 2014 video scandal

Aug 21, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The TV host speaks up about the sex tape that was released in 2014 saying he was asked to cough up P3 million in exchange for not showing it

PAOLO BEDIONES. The TV host speaks up on his 2014 sex tape scandal on 'Good Times With Mo.' He is pictured above with the podcast's co-host, Erika Padilla. Screengrab from Instagram/paolobediones

Vhong Navarro not open to settlement of rape case

May 30, 2014 - 8:53 PM

Supporters of the alleged rape victims appear outside the prosecutor s office wearing white shirts printed with the words Justice for rape victims Jail the serial rapist

VHONG. The actor took the opportunity to thank fans, family, and colleagues for sticking by him during his ordeal following his mauling in January. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

Anne Curtis speaks up on break-up rumor

May 17, 2014 - 9:34 PM

Anne Curtis is dumbfounded by the rumor

Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff

Erwan Heussaff on Anne Curtis: ‘We are fine’

May 14, 2014 - 9:57 PM

The restaurateur debunks rumors of his breakup with the Dyesebel star

Holy Week 2014: Where are the stars?

Apr 18, 2014 - 9:04 PM

Lounging abroad working or staying in? Read on to find out where Kris Aquino Gretchen Barretto Anne Curtis and other big stars traveled to during the Holy Week season

Lee, Cornejo charged in court over Vhong mauling

Apr 10, 2014 - 3:24 PM

But DOJ dismisses Deniece Cornejo s rape charge against Vhong Navarro

Prank on Anne Curtis? Not me, says Jake Cuenca

Dec 03, 2013 - 3:08 PM

Jake Cuenca asks the public to get their facts straight

JAKE CUENCA. The actor says he is 'a little bit too old to be pulling pranks on anyone.' Photo from his Facebook Fanpage

IN PHOTOS: Yahoo! OMG Awards Night

Jul 20, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Marian Solenn Elmo Ryzza and other stars show their love to their fans on awards night

GRATEFUL. Julie Anne San Jose an Elmo Magalone accept the Fanclub of the Year Award in behalf of their loyal fans from JuliElmo Pexers. All photos by Andrew Robles

Celebrity power and politics: A connection

May 13, 2013 - 1:10 PM

Do celebrity endorsers truly reflect the candidates they endorse?

THE SHOWBIZ OF POLITICS. Candidates place their celebrity endorsement bets. Graphic by Teddy Pavon/

Kris Aquino to go on temporary leave

Apr 17, 2013 - 7:01 PM

ABS CBN understands Kris’ dedication to being a good mother to her children Josh and Bimby

WORK-LIFE BALANCE. 'Kris will again face her responsibilities to the Kapamilyas who continuously believe in her and support her and she will fulfill her contractual commitments with ABS-CBN without sacrificing her duties as a mother.' Photo from the Kris Aquino Official Fan Page on Facebook

The trial of Kris Aquino

Mar 27, 2013 - 9:16 AM

To Kris Aquino the highest court in the land is not the judiciary It is the national public in the courtroom built by the national media

Political foes unite in mourning Dolphy's death

Jul 11, 2012 - 12:32 PM

President Aquino leads politicians in thanking Dolphy for his contributions to the country