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IN PHOTOS: Boom Gonzalez weds Carla Dunareanu

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:27 AM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! Boom and Carla tie the knot. Image from Carla Dunareanu's Instagram

Here's the Filipino team behind Kris Aquino's 'Crazy Rich Asians' looks

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Designers, makeup artists, hair and fashion stylists from all over the country come together to help the 'Queen Of All Media' transform into 'Princess Intan'

HOLLYWOOD PREMIERE. Kris Aquino plays Princess Intan in 'Crazy Rich Asians.' Photo from

LOOK: Desiree del Valle and Boom Labrusca's Lake Tahoe wedding

Jan 16, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The couple marry after a 5 year relationship

Mindanao construction boom to pull migrants back from Manila

Sep 05, 2017 - 9:38 PM

There is a shortage of manpower given the demands of the growing number of construction and development projects on the island

LOOK: Desiree del Valle and Boom Labrusca's romantic holiday moment

Dec 26, 2016 - 10:55 PM

The couple engaged since last year shared a special moment with their families in the US

screengrab from Instagram/@boomeey

Albay shows how caring for the environment can be profitable

Sep 27, 2015 - 11:41 PM

The Albay Green Economy has catapulted the province into the center of the Philippine tourism boom says it governor

NEDA chief: PH property market poised for more robust growth

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Without a doubt this is a great time for the Philippine property market says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan

Megaworld rides boom, builds 12 office towers in Fort Bonifacio

Jul 21, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The firm will double its total office space available by 2018 in an area that it says is becoming the de facto central business district

'Fifty Shades of Grey' arouses sex toy boom

Feb 05, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Manufacturers and retailers are hoping that the movie which will be released Valentine s Day will fuel a boom in sex toy and bondage accessory sales

Screengrab from YouTube

Nietes, Sabillo to face Mexican foes in title defenses

Mar 02, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Donnie Nietes will face mandatory challenger Moises Fuentes in their long awaited rematch on May 10 in Manila while WBO strawweight titleholder Merlito Sabillo will likely face Francisco Rodriguez Jr on March 22 in Mexico

TITLE TOWN. Merlito Sabillo (L) and Donnie Nietes (R) will face Mexican foes in their next bouts. Sabillo photo by Alvin S. Go, Nietes photo by Jay Directo/AFP

What’s in a kiss?

Jul 08, 2013 - 9:52 AM

All around media pro Giselle Töngi Walters joins Rappler with this first post

REAL THING. Sandy and Ida photographed by Raymund Isaac

ABS-CBN, ASAP executives to meet MTRCB on March 5

Mar 01, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Here is the official advisory from the MTRCB

THE DATE IS SET. 'ASAP' and ABS-CBN officials concerned are summoned to the MTRCB on March 5 at 1pm. Photo from the Anne Curtis Facebook page

ASAP faces MTRCB probe for Anne Curtis number

Feb 27, 2013 - 12:19 AM

ABS CBN representatives to meet with the MTRCB on February 28

TAKING IT LIGHTLY. In her last Instagram post on the issue, Anne Curtis asked everyone to 'relax.' Instagram photo posted on the Anne Curtis Facebook page

#TalkThursday: The soaring Philippine real estate market

Nov 29, 2012 - 9:38 AM

The booming real estate industry was a key contributor to the better than expected 7 1 growth of the Philippine economy in the 3rd quarter

Bollywood gem sneaks into US box office top 10

Nov 20, 2012 - 9:20 AM

Jab Tak Hai Jaan Till My Last Breath entered the top 10 at number 8 taking 1 3 million at the box office a rare appearance for a Bollywood film in North American box office rankings

A still photo from the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan ('Till My Last Breat). Photo courtesy of Yash Raj Films Pvt Ltd

The tragic fight that changed the sport of boxing

Nov 06, 2012 - 1:12 PM

Thirty years ago this month South Korean boxer Kim Duk Koo entered a Las Vegas ring for a world championship bout that would end with his death trigger at least one suicide and change the sport forever

REMEMBERING A FIGHTER. South Korean trainer Kim Yoon-Gu, 56, holds a picture showing boxer Kim Duk-Koo. AFP.

'Wreck-It Ralph' scores big at North American theaters

Nov 05, 2012 - 9:59 AM

The premiere of Disney s movie which sees a video game villain try to become a hero almost doubled the business of another hot premiere Denzel Washington s Flight about a troubled pilot

Image courtesy of Disney

Affleck's 'Argo' tops North American box office

Oct 29, 2012 - 8:38 AM

In its second week of release the film directed by and starring Hollywood actor Ben Affleck jumped from the second to the top spot earning a total of 60 8 million

ICONS BOTH. Ben Affleck and a familiar figure in a re-imagined 1979 Tehran. All movie stills from Warner Bros. Pictures

'Paranormal Activity 4' tops North America box office

Oct 22, 2012 - 9:59 AM

Horror flick Paranormal Activity 4 opened atop the North American box office this weekend while political thriller Argo held onto second place industry estimates showed

A scene from "Paranormal Activity 4." Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures/ Paranormal Activity official page on Facebook.