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FULL LIST: Winners, Eddys Awards 2019

Jul 15, 2019 - 12:04 AM

Kathryn Bernardo wins Best Actress for 'The Hows of Us,' while 'Liway' wins Best Picture

Who is the Filipino? Inside the Philippines' entertainment industry

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Theirs isn't always a glamorous – or even decent – world

[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

German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno dies

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:24 AM

UPDATED The 82 year old Master Showman dies of cardiac arrest

KUYA GERMS. The TV host and comedian dies on January 8. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Part 2: The AlDub experience: Millions captivated

Oct 31, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The program taps into our hidden longings for permanence for perfect love our quest for the numinous deep feelings buried by the oppressive details and burden of everyday life

Part 1: AlDub: Stumbling upon a magic formula

Oct 31, 2015 - 12:25 PM

This is not the first time that the nation has seen such a massive and hysterical outpouring of emotions of hundreds of thousands of certified fans

Why Filipinos overseas love #AlDub

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:36 PM

Just like AlDub’s split screen romance the love of Filipinos who live abroad for their family back home goes beyond the distance and online video calls

Coco Martin apologizes for ‘Naked Truth’ segment

Sep 30, 2014 - 10:56 AM

I seek forgiveness and understanding from all those concerned with the promise that I will be more sensitive regarding issues on human rights and women s rights the actor says

Reform the movie and TV industry and save the country

Jun 16, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Scoundrels and self promoters should not hide behind the work of their more talented and ethical colleagues

PBA player Terrence Romeo denies relationship with Vice Ganda

May 23, 2014 - 7:01 PM

Vice and I never had a relationship the basketball player tells Spin ph

File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Why Anne Curtis has the last laugh

May 20, 2014 - 11:05 PM

Anne Curtis can t sing but her fans don t seem to mind

WINNING SMILE. Anne Curtis can't sing, or so some say, but that doesn't seem to matter to her fans. File photo of Anne Curtis by Ira Agting/Rappler

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

The gospel according to Ellen Adarna

Apr 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM

She's been called slut and flirt, but she doesn't care, because she chose to be free

ADARNA. Ellen Adarna for Esquire, Photo by Jake Verzosa

'Bio-eulogies' to Tado

Feb 09, 2014 - 9:30 AM

According to Tado the book published in 2012 was a preview a pre burol pre interment a trailer of his life

Tado: 'Insanely absurd, downright brilliant'

Feb 08, 2014 - 5:09 PM

He is our modern hero We honor him by treading the same path so that the nobility of his life will live on

Engaged! Aiza Seguerra and Liza Diño

Feb 08, 2014 - 1:00 PM

Aiza Seguerra proposes to her girlfriend Liza Diño during a stage play

ON BENDED KNEE. Singer Aize Seguerra proposes to her girlfriend former beauty queen now thespian Liza Diño. Photo from @iamtonico's Instagram

Warner Music owes gov't P118M in taxes – BIR

Jan 30, 2014 - 5:10 PM

The entertainment giant and 3 other companies have repeatedly ignored assessment and collection notices sent by the Bureau of Internal Revenue

PLUGGING TAX LEAKS. The BIR is running after corporations and individuals not diligently paying their taxes to shore up collections. Photo by AFP

Jinggoy: Vhong Navarro innocent, did not rape girl

Jan 27, 2014 - 5:21 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada visits Vhong Navarro in the hospital

STANDING BY A FRIEND. Senator Jinggoy Estrada says Vhong Navarro was set up. File photo from Senate website

Esquire's Cherie Gil: A woman should never need a man

Nov 04, 2013 - 5:41 PM

Veteran Cherie Gil talks about growing up breaking up and falling in love again in Esquire Philippines November issue

WOMAN WE LOVE. Cherie Gil on the cover of this month's Esquire Philippines. Photo by Paco Guerrero

Senador Agad? The 2013 race as pop election

May 22, 2013 - 2:23 PM

Or politics and showbiz as each other’s franchise and how it’s not bad at all

IN PHOTOS: 10th Golden Screen Awards

Apr 29, 2013 - 4:20 PM

Here are the highlights of the 10th Golden Screen Awards

BEST ACTRESS. Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez received the award for the film 'Of All the Things.' All photos by Erickson dela Cruz

WINNERS: 10th Golden Screen Awards

Apr 27, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Here is the complete list of winners

PHILIPPINE AWARDS SEASON. There were the Star Awards, and the FAMAS. Tonight, it's the turn of the Golden Screen Awards. Image from the Golden Screen Awards Inc Facebook page

Soaps need a lot of soaping

Mar 30, 2013 - 11:56 AM

Cherie Gil talks about improving the soap opera industry and the travails of extras

ON SET. Cherie Gil and Vilma Santos on the set of their new film 'Extra.' Photos courtesy of Cherie Gil

Sarah G, John Lloyd film opens Holy Week

Mar 25, 2013 - 2:47 PM

It Takes a Man and a Woman is an expected Holy Week hit showing in all theaters on March 30

BACK TO THRILL FANS ANEW. John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo at the press conference of their latest movie, 'It Takes a Man and a Woman.' It will open in Philippine theaters on March 30. All photos by Erickson dela Cruz

Chiz chides Heart's parents: 'It's just not right'

Mar 21, 2013 - 1:14 PM

What they re doing is just not right

SHOWBITZ: Sarah Lahbati vs GMA7 - It ain’t over (Part 3)

Jan 10, 2013 - 6:19 PM

Sarah Lahbati insists that GMA 7 has not paid her for her projects

(Some of the) Best movies of 2012

Dec 25, 2012 - 9:30 AM

There could have been close to a hundred excellent or favorite films this past year that have graced local theaters via regular screenings or extraordinary filmfests Here are just 10 of them

New MTRCB chief vows no censorship

Dec 06, 2012 - 6:58 PM

Aquino appoints Ateneo law prof Eugenio Villareal to replace Grace Poe as MTRCB chief

The last bow

Jul 17, 2012 - 10:52 AM

The truth is that Rodolfo Vera Quizon didn’t need to be perfect; he didn’t need to wage wars against occupiers or the corrupt; or to enrich his country’s coffers or radically transform society in order to become Dolphy