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Weighing in on SB19’s “WHAT?”

And so as not to confuse their patriotism, the cry of “PILIPINAS” is heard loud and clear. The last line reads “di na magpapaawat, iwawagayway na ang watawat,” and the song finally rests on a relic of the Murillo-Velarde map that is a testament to the country’s ownership of the West Philippine Sea. The post Weighing in on SB19’s “WHAT?” appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMay 10th, 2021Related News

NM Roque, Velarde score big wins in Asian Zonal chess tourney

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Team Cebu’s National Master (NM) Merben Roque and junior woodpusher Jerish John Velarde struck big wins after the fifth round of the ongoing Asian Zonal 3.3 Chess Championships. NM Roque continues to ascend in the rankings after beating Malaysia’s Yu Tian Poh in round five to improve from 22nd to the […] The post NM Roque, Velarde score big wins in Asian Zonal chess tourney appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 6th, 2021Related News

Ang hirap naman ng tanong n’yo, mga lalaki! Wala na talaga akong kilig sa kanila…

MUKHANG wala na talaga sa priority list ng Kapuso actress na si Katrina Halili ang magkaroon ng bagong boyfriend. Ilang taon nang single ngayon si Katrina at mula noong dumating sa buhay niya ang anak nila ni Kris Lawrence na si Katie ay hindi na siya nagkadyowa. Talagang ibinuhos na lamang niya ang kanyang atensyon […] The post Ang hirap naman ng tanong n’yo, mga lalaki! Wala na talaga akong kilig sa kanila… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

Murillo Velarde map exalted via stamps

One does not need to be a stamp collector to appreciate the new postage stamp unveiled by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), which features the “Mother of All Philippine Maps.”.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 16th, 2021Related News

Katrina Velarde tagumpay ang retoke: Tinotoo ko na po ang chismis, ganap na robot na!

IBINANDERA na ng biriterang singer na si Katrina Velarde ang itsura niya ngayon matapos magparetoke ng kanyang ilong. Sumailalim si Katrina, na mas kilala bilang si Suklay Diva sa rhinoplasty procedure o nose job ilang araw na ang nakararaan at ibinalita nga niya sa madlang pipol na successful ang kanyang “operasyon.” “Tagumpay ang plano. Officially […] The post Katrina Velarde tagumpay ang retoke: Tinotoo ko na po ang chismis, ganap na robot na! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 15th, 2021Related News

IdeaSpace, QBO appoint Chan as executive director

IdeaSpace and QBO Innovation Hub announced the restructuring, following the announcement of Katrina Rausa Chan’s new role as executive director. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceMar 7th, 2021Related News

PSE penalizes Now for labeling itself & lsquo;4th telco player& rsquo;

The Philippine Stock Exchange has penalized Now Corporation of Mel Velarde for misleading the investing public with its claim that it was granted “fourth telecommunications player” status by the National Telecommunications Commission......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechFeb 18th, 2021Related News

Katrina nag-ipon nang bongga kaya nakabili ng mga property sa Palawan; winner na single mom

NAKABAKASYON sa kanyang Residencia Katrina ang aktres na si Katrina Halili na matatagpuan sa Palawan kung saan nakabili siya ng sarili niyang farm. Sa pagkakaalam namin may lawak itong 12 hectares na may maraming pananim, babuyan, napapaligiran ng bundok at may ilog pa sa loob ng property na overlooking ng El Nido. Bago ang farm […] The post Katrina nag-ipon nang bongga kaya nakabili ng mga property sa Palawan; winner na single mom appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 26th, 2021Related News

Two other PSC employees face multiple charges

The Philippine Sports Commission yesterday revealed it has caught two more employees, Michaelle Jones Velarde and Lymuel Seguilla, who were allegedly involved in the payroll scam exposed in July last year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2021Related News

Katrina sa Palawan na titira

Sinimulan na ni Katrina Halili ang pagpapagawa ng bahay sa El Nido, Palawan. Doon nga siya pinanganak at lumaki. The post Katrina sa Palawan na titira first appeared on Abante......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2021Related News

Daryl Ong joins Viva, plans to launch international career

Singer and songwriter Daryl Ong has officially joined Viva Records after testing the waters with the label the past few months when he collaborated with powerhouse singer Katrina Velarde for the original tracks “Love Me Now” and their Christmas single “‘Tis The Season” (alongside other remarkable singers) in late 2020. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJan 7th, 2021Related News

Halloween fans go online to keep tradition alive

Dressing up as a character different from yourself attracts the Halloween fans to keep the party going online.It takes a group of performers five hours to put on that Halloween look for the online stage.Malls have also taken the Halloween celebration online. Filipinos who celebrate Halloween are not going to let the COVID-19 pandemic take away the fun of something different, one of them dressing up costume parties. (UNSPLASH / MANILA BULLETIN) From the horror theme to the various characters in video games and movies, dressing up as someone so different from yourself has definitely charmed people of all ages and professions. But with the health and safety protocols prohibiting large gatherings, Halloween fans are taking the parties to another address — online! And the creativity to spark the party mood is amazing! John Paolo Mandac, a Human Resource professional who refuses to let go of years of dressing up for Halloween, has made a Maleficent costume out of recyclable materials. He said that “growing up gay and closeted” required him to dress up as he was told. But on Halloween, he has a chance to dress up the way he likes without displeasing anyone. John Paolo Mandac (Photo courtesy of John Paolo Mandac / MANILA BULLETN) “In the gay world, we call [Halloween] ‘Gay Christmas’,” Mandac said. He said there’s no skipping Halloween this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, because it’s a holiday that “speaks volumes” to him. What Mandac likes the most about Halloween is being able to dress up. He said he has always liked Halloween since he was a kid but started really preparing to dress up for it in 2015. “Most of my childhood, I remember going to SM Megamall with my mom and sister to Trick-or- Treat. That went on for several years,” he said. “My mom would ask us to think of a character we would like to be that evening. And we had to be creative in making our costumes. It became a yearly bonding experience for us three,” he said. From trick-or-treating in malls, Mandac turned to Halloween parties. This year, he joined several virtual Halloween parties, including one prepared by his office colleagues. Mandac said that although the parties are “less grand” and all virtual, those were still Halloween parties. “No brushing elbows with strangers definitely. No physical interaction, no getting drunk, no appreciating a stranger’s costume. Everything is virtual,” he said, adding that he’ll likely throw in a horror movie marathon on Netflix after the online parties. The show must go on A group of gay performers whose busiest time in a nightclub is Halloween, has prepared their “look” for the new online stage. Since clubs have yet to open, Drag Queens Shewarma, Minty Fresh, Odasha — collectively known as Shemod — have taken their Halloween Drag show online. “Pag Halloween nag re-ready talaga kami or may mga naka resereve na kaming looks (We really prepare for Halloween, our ‘look’ has already been planned),” Odasha told Manila Bulletin. “Halloween is one of the most awaited events of the year in the nightclub,” Odasha said in Pilipino. This year, the challenge of performing for a show online requires more effort to create a look, Minty Fresh said. “Umaabot ng five hours yung preparation, kasi naayos kami, then mag seset up pa ng lighting (It takes us about five hours just to prepare, because we need to put on make-up, and then set up the stage and the lighting),” Minty Fresh said. Friendly Halloween party Meanwhile a group of high school friends have prepared to hold their yearly party online. Lace Azores, 25, a medical intern, said that for the first time in the seven years that they have been holding Halloween parties, this time he has prepared a program. “Every year we would have a Halloween party where we dress up, wear costumes, celebrate, and we also have an award ceremony,” Azores said. (Photo courtesy of Lace Azores / MANILA BULLETIN) But since quarantine restrictions prevent a party, they prepared to meet for an online party. “Usually kasi nag uusap usap lang kami pag mag kakasama kami physically. This time, may program akong prinepare, with games and awards, ‘Best in Costume’ ganyan (Usually, we would just talk to each other and share stories with each other during our physical parties. This time, I prepared a program, with games and awards like Best in Costume,” she said. Although they will not be physically together, Azores said that she and her friends will still have fun. The only thing she will miss though will be the dancing. And how will she dress up this year, we asked. Her reply: “As the coronavirus. Kasi ‘yan ang pinaka nakakatakot na nangyari this year (Because it’s the scariest thing that happened this year).” Annual Halloween fest goes online Meanwhile up north, the biggest Halloween bash in Ilocos Norte has also gone virtual. “Semana Ti Ar-Aria” is a week-long festival in Ilocos Norte which highlights the distinct traditions and superstitions of Ilocanos in remembering their departed loved ones. The festival which started in 2010 was started by former governor and now Senator Imee Marcos. The activities will mostly be online. Among them are the +Halloween TikTok Transformation challenge and a blog-making contest called “Kaba-vloghan,” Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte Information Officer II Rhona Ysabel Daoang said Other events are the “Lilia Cuntapay Short Horror Film Festival,” a film festival in honor of the Ilocana actress dubbed the “Queen of Philippine Horror Movies.” Absent this year will be the Zombie Night Run and the ghost parade. Mall activities go online Shopping malls have also brought the Halloween tradition online. Ayala Malls will host a virtual mall show Oct. 31 featuring characters such as Pinkfong and Baby Shark. The mall also made an online challenge where participants have to dress up in a Halloween costume and record themselves doing the Baby Shark Hand Wash Challenge. (Ayala Malls / MANILA BULLETIN) The challenge winner will get a Prepaid WiFi modem. The challenge promo will run until Oct. 31 and the winner will be announced on the mall’s Facebook page on Nov. 6. Events coordinator Katrina Loreto said most malls went for online promotions instead of staging an event. “Before there were many events, every mall had a Halloween event. Now, it’s mostly online promotions,” Loreto told Manila Bulletin......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialOct 31st, 2020Related News

Katrina, Wendell buking ang lihim; JoWaPao, Pokwang tuloy ang pamimigay ng ‘ayuda’

NAGKABUKINGAN ng “lihim” sina Katrina Halili at Wendell Ramos nang sumalang sila sa lie detector test. Kumasa ang dalawang “Prima Donna” stars sa hamon ng kasamahan nila sa serye na si Aiko Melendez at dito na nga bumandera ang katotohanang crush nila ang isa’t isa. Sa latest vlog ni Aiko, ipinakita ang pagsalang nina Katrina […] The post Katrina, Wendell buking ang lihim; JoWaPao, Pokwang tuloy ang pamimigay ng ‘ayuda’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2020Related News

NOW gets license as fourth telco

NOW Telecom Company Inc., owned by the Velarde family, secured a permit from the government to operate as the country’s fourth major mobile phone operator......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceSep 20th, 2020Related News

VLOG WATCH: Prima Donnas’ Wag Kukurap Challenge nina Katrina Halili at Wendell Ramos

INAABANGAN palagi sa Afternoon Prime Block ng GMA-7 ang ‘Prima Donnas‘. Oo, magagaling ang tatlong dalagang bida nito na sina Jillian Ward, Althea Ablan at Sofia Pablo, pero hindi maipagkakaila na ang mga senior stars nito ang mas tinututukan ng mga nanay at tatay na mahilig manood ng teleserye sa hapon. Kinakikiligan sa panghapong drama […] The post VLOG WATCH: Prima Donnas’ Wag Kukurap Challenge nina Katrina Halili at Wendell Ramos appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi......»»

Source: Pinoyparazzi PinoyparazziCategory: NewsSep 12th, 2020Related News

Velarde& rsquo;s NOW Group revives interest in broadcast sector

NOW Group, owned by businessman Mel Velarde, revived its interest in television and radio broadcasting after Congress rejected the franchise of leading network ABS-CBN Corp......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceAug 12th, 2020Related News

NOW keen on TV, radio broadcasting

The NOW Group of businessman Mel Velarde has expressed strong interest to venture into television and radio broadcasting......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 12th, 2020Related News

Suplayer ng high-grade marijuana tiklo

Manila, Philippines – Nalambat ang sinasabing source ng high grade marijuana sa Valenzuela City at mga karatig pook sa isinagawang buy-bust operation kagabi, August 7. Ibinalibag sa selda ang naarestong suspek na si Josaphat Velarde, alyas “Boss,” 29 ng 7 Athens Building, Chateau de Valenzuela, Brgy. Lingunan, ng lungsod. Alas-11:20 ng gabi nang isagawa ang […] The post Suplayer ng high-grade marijuana tiklo appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2020Related News

Katrina napraning sa taping

Aminado si Katrina Halili na nanibago siya sa pagbabalik-taping para sa upcoming fresh episode ng Wish Ko Lang!.....»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2020Related News

Matt Evans nagpasalamat sa asawa: Alam ng Diyos at mga nakakakilala sa atin ang totoo

  ILANG araw matapos arestuhin ng mga pulis sa kanilang tahanan dahil sa kasong isinampa ng dating partner, nagparamdam na si Matt Evans sa social media. Ngunit sa halip na magsalita hinggil sa kasong kinasasangkutan, nagbigay lang ng mensahe ang aktor para sa kanyang asawang si Katrina Fariñas. Sa kanyang Instagram account, nag-post si Matt […] The post Matt Evans nagpasalamat sa asawa: Alam ng Diyos at mga nakakakilala sa atin ang totoo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2020Related News