Entertainment

The Outsider (Melandrew T. Velasco): PAGCOR’s Al Tengco: Executive of the Year

In the reputable world of global gaming, a nomination for the “Executive of the Year Award” is enough for a fantastic achievement in itself.    These remarks came from one of the organizers of a prestigious award-giving event held on June 4 at…

SKY RIVER CASINO ANNOUNCES AND OUTLINES EXPANSION PLANS AS IT CONTINUES TO SET NEW STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN INDUSTRY

Already home to gaming, entertainment, 18 elevated restaurants and bars,Sky River will expand to offer a hotel, day spa, pool, event space, and moreELK GROVE, Calif. (June 7, 2024) – Today, Wilton Rancheria and their partner Boyd GamingCorporation formally announced…

Moira dela Torre breaks 2 billion Spotify streams

Original Pilipino Music (OPM) star Moira dela Torre announced that she has surpassed 2 billion streams on Spotify. “Today, You guys made me the First Filipino Solo Artist and the First Filipina Artist to reach 2Billion streams on @spotify @spotifyph,”…

Gary Valenciano and Apl.de.Ap to headline PHL Independence Day celebration in Carson on June 8

CITY OF CARSON — The City of Carson’s 126th Philippine Independence Day Celebration on June 8 promises to be an electrifying event as two renowned Filipino artists, International Sensation “Mr. Pure Energy,” Gary Valenciano, and Filipino-American rapper, singer, record producer,…

Imelda Papin named to PCSO Board

MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has appointed singer-turned-politician Imelda Papin as acting member of the Board of Directors of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).  Papin, known in the local showbiz scene as the “Jukebox Queen,” took her oath…

Willie Revillame bounces back, closer to opening new TV5 show

By Jennifer T. Santos Popular television host, singer and businessman Wilfredo “Willie” Revillame is nearing the homerun for the opening of his new show, this time in TV5. It was gathered the still untitled show will start in July. The show…

7th Eddys to pay tribute to Carlo Caparas, Lito Lapid, 4 other movie icons

The Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEEd) is celebrating the seventh edition of the annual Eddys (Entertainment Editors’ Choice), a film award show happening on July 7 at the Ceremonial Hall of the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City. The…

Veteran director, comics king, Pangasinan icon Carlo J. Caparas dies, 80

Veteran director and comic strip creator Carlo J. Caparas, who was best known for putting life into iconic Filipino superheroes and comic book characters, has died, his family announced Saturday night. He was 80 years old. Caparas’ daughter, Peach Caparas,…

Kathryn Bernardo wins FAMAS Best Actress award; Alfred Vargas, Piolo Pascual share Best Actor trophy

Kapamilya actress Kathryn Bernardo bagged the best actress award at the recently concluded Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards 2024 held at the Manila Hotel. With her performance in “A Very Good Girl,”Kathryn won over Maricel Soriano…

Las Vegas-type hotel-casino resort opens in QC; PBBM leads inauguration; Belmonte bans officials, employees

By Claire Morales True, Managing Editor QUEZON CITY – Yes, Quezon City now has its Las Vegas-type hotel-casino-resort complex north of Manila. After reckoning for years with the oppositors, including the Church, the Quezon City government finally gave the go-signal…