Entertainment – Local

Police to file raps vs actor Migo Adecer over alleged use of fake driver’s license

(Eagle News)–The police will file charges against GMA actor Migo Adecer after one of the licenses he gave authorities when he was accosted for alleged reckless driving was found to be fake. The incident reportedly took place in Rockwell before Adecer figured in a hit and run in Barangay Poblacion that left two Metropolitan Manila Development Authority enforcers hurt. Adecer was arrested in connection with the hit and run but the two enforcers refused to […]

Lacson: File raps first before releasing celebrities “narco-list”

(Eagle News)–For Senator Panfilo Lacson, the list of celebrities allegedly linked to illegal drugs should not be released just yet. According to Lacson, charges have to be filed first against the 31 personalities the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said were on the list. “Kung maglalabas ka ng listahan at sasabihin mong validated ito, dapat mayroong ebidensya kasi ang intelligence information pwedeng mamali, pwedeng tumatama,” he added. PDEA chief Aaron Aquino has said he would not […]

Ballet Philippines’ Tales of the Manuvu is back at the CCP

One of Ballet Philippines’ most celebrated original, distinctly Filipino masterpieces, Tales of the Manuvu, is back at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The widely successful rock opera ballet that brought together fans of rock, pop, ballet and neo Filipino dance on the stage back in the 70s is being revived to culminate the company’s 49th season. Most monumental coup Choreographed by National Artist for Dance and Ballet Philippines’ Artistic Director Alice Reyes in 1977, […]

Taguig court orders Nicko Falcis arrested for access device fraud

(Eagle News) — A Taguig court has ordered the arrest of Nicko Falcis, a former business partner of actress Kris Aquino. The warrant issued by Judge Felix Reyes of Branch 70 of the Taguig Regional Trial Court was for violation of Section 9 of Republic Act No. 8484 or the Access Device Regulation Act of 1998. Section 9 bans obtaining money through an access device. Bail was set at P60,000. Aquino has accused Falcis of […]

Former OMB chair Ronnie Ricketts found guilty of graft

Is sentenced to six to eight years in jail (Eagle News) — The Sandiganbayan has found former Optical Media Board chair Ronnie Ricketts guilty of graft. The anti-graft court sentenced the former actor to six to eight years imprisonment after ruling he gave undue advantage to to Sky High Marketing Corporation when he ordered its pirated compact discs  released a day after his men confiscated them  without filing charges in 2010. Ricketts can also no longer […]

Taguig Prosecutors Office recommends indictment of Kris Aquino’s ex-business partner for estafa

Junks qualified theft raps vs Nicko Falcis (Eagle News)—The Taguig Prosecutors Office has junked the  qualified theft charges filed by actress Kris Aquino against her former business partner, but found probable cause for the charges of estafa against him. In recommending the filing of a complaint for estafa through misappropriation and conversion against Nicko Falcis, Claire Eufracia Pagayanan, assistant state prosecutor, said there was “enough evidence to engender a well-founded belief” that he “converted” the […]

PDEA probing two celebrities with alleged drug links

(Eagle News)–The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday, March 12, said it was investigating two celebrities whose names were seen in the phone of a big-time party drugs dealer who was killed in a buy-bust operation on Monday night. PDEA refused to identify the celebrities whose names figured in the phone of Steven Pasion, saying a case build-up was still ongoing. The authorities said they were also looking at the possibility the names were mere […]

PDEA probing two celebrities with alleged drug links

(Eagle News)–The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday, March 12, said it was investigating two celebrities whose names were seen in the phone of a big-time party drugs dealer who was killed in a buy-bust operation on Monday night. PDEA refused to identify the celebrities whose names figured in the phone of Steven Pasion, saying a case build-up was still ongoing. The authorities said they were also looking at the possibility the names were mere […]

Makati Prosecutors Office junks Kris Aquino’s qualified theft complaint vs former project manager

(Eagle News) — The Makati Prosecutors Office has dismissed the qualified theft complaint filed by Kris Aquino against her former project manager. In dismissing the complaint, the prosecutors office ruled any personal transaction Nicko Falcis made with the credit card Aquino said was the card of her company Kris Cojuangco Aquino Productions did not constitute theft. For this, the prosecutor noted the credit card in question was under the name of Falcis. The prosecutor also […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero” makes its rounds at the 4th Singkuwento International Film Festival

by Emily Manuel Contributor, Eagle News (Eagle News) — EBC films’ “Guerrero” was featured as one of the full-length exhibition films at the 4th Singkuwento International Film Festival Manila Philippines, held at the NCCA Leandro Locsin Theatre in Intramuros, Manila last February 17, 2019. Singkuwento brings together filmmakers from various regions in the Philippines and other countries. This year, local participants came from Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, while international participants came from Korea, Canada, Cambodia and […]

Catriona Gray excited for homecoming parade

(Eagle News) — Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray on Wednesday, February 20 shared her excitement for the official homecoming parade that will kick off on Thursday, February 21, at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila at 2pm. The homecoming parade will pass through streets of Pasay, Manila and Makati.” “Today is the first official day of my homecoming! Excited na akoooo!!! 🤗 Comment a “🇵🇭” if you’re coming to the parades!!,” Gray posted in her Instagram […]

Stephen Speaks back in PHL to promote shows, expresses admiration for PHL nature and culture

(Eagle News) — Stephen Speaks, the American singer-songwriter who long captured his Filipino fans with his songs “Passenger Seat” and “Out of My League”, is back in Manila to promote his upcoming shows in and out of the metro. The singer recently held a series of concerts on several places in Western Visayas, where he also became interested in its coral reefs after island-hopping in the area. “Your seas have some of the most diverse […]