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Sen. Bong Revilla wants NBI probe on Janelle-Ramgen video controversy

Sen. Bong Revilla wants NBI probe on Janelle-Ramgen video controversy

A video that shows the late Ramgen Revilla and girlfriend Janelle Manahan sharing intimate moments while inside a bathroom made the rounds on Twitter and Facebook social networking sites just before New Year. In

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Coming baby girl thrills John Estrada

Coming baby girl thrills John Estrada

John Estrada said everything is ready for the coming birth of his first baby with second wife, Brazilian beauty queen Priscilla Meirelles. The TV host-actor also related that Priscilla will give birth .between Feb.

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‘Segunda Mano’ grabs 2nd place in box office tally as Kris Aquino predicted

‘Segunda Mano’ grabs 2nd place in box office tally as Kris Aquino predicted

Kris Aquino’s prediction that her Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry, “Segunda Mano” would eventually take the second place position based on box-office earnings has come true. The actress-TV host, who made her bold

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‘Bourne Legacy’ to shoot in different places in Metro Manila

‘Bourne Legacy’ to shoot in different places in Metro Manila

The shooting of “Bourne Legacy,” the fourth part of the Hollywood action thriller spy film “Bourne” series, will take place in different places of Metro Manila. This was revealed by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

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Can You Go to Jail for Submitting False Documents to Immigration?

Can You Go to Jail for Submitting False Documents to Immigration?

Immigration law requires all immigration applicants to be truthful. This includes being truthful in what you write down as well as in the documents you submit. Submitting false information with an immigration application can

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A Pilgrimage to Italy (Part II)

A Pilgrimage to Italy (Part II)

Gem and Lita

We motored south of Italy to a town called Lanciano, world famous for the 8th century AD Eucharistic Miracle, i.e., a doubting monk celebrating the Holy Mass saw the host changed into living piece

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Year Ender in Music for 2011, part 3: Pop & Hip-hop

Year Ender in Music for 2011, part 3: Pop & Hip-hop

aLfie vera meLLa

Hip and Pop Go the World (On 36 New Pop and Hip-hop Albums Released in 2011) New Wave and Metal are admittedly my most favorite genres of music, but I don’t let this prevent

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Everyone—Theists, Atheists, and Whateverists!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Everyone—Theists, Atheists, and Whateverists!

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Universality of Christmas as an Annual Sociocultural Festival) Many people think that the Christmas season is reserved only for Christians or those whose religions are offshoots of Christianity and believe in the

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It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Super… No! It’s Captain Barbell!

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Super… No! It’s Captain Barbell!

aLfie vera meLLa

Perhaps the first-ever superhero, Superman (who debuted in comics in 1938) remains one of if not the most popular superheroes. In the comics world, a superhero is a character with superpowers or special skills

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Year of P-Noy’s ‘Dragon’

Year of P-Noy’s ‘Dragon’

Perry Diaz

In the Chinese Zodiac calendar, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, a very special year. It is said that more than 4,000 years ago, tribes in China had animal emblems. The two large

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