Entertainment – Local

Actress Iza Calzado tests positive for COVID-19; but her condition is improving, says manager

(Eagle News) – Philippine Actress Iza Calzado, who was earlier confined for pneumonia, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, her manager confirmed today, Satuday, March 28. In a Facebook post, Noel Ferrer, the actress’ manager, said “Iza Calzado received her results yesterday that she tested positive for CoVid.  She is recovering as she was aggressively treated for pneumonia and the virus.  She can actually breath now without any oxygen assistance.” Calzado will be tested […]

Actor Christopher de Leon discharged from hospital

(Eagle News) –Actor Christopher De Leon has been discharged from the hospital days after he announced he tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019. De Leon’s wife Sandy Andolong made the announcement in an Instagram post. “And he is finally home. Big thank you to all the staff, health workers, medics, nurses & doctors of Medical City hospital,” Andolong said. De Leon was one of the first Philippine personalities to contract the virus, which has […]

Make It Reel — Production Values

by Alexandra Megia Eagle News QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) —The stage is set and the lights are hot. The time has come for EBC Films’ Make it Reel participants to see the fruits of their labor. Excitement filled the air—10x more than the first day of the Make It Reel Seminar. This is the time to see how each other fared during the 2-day Guerrilla filmmaking a week prior to the awards night. After […]

Actor Christopher de Leon says he has COVID-19

(Eagle News) — Actor Christopher de Leon on Tuesday, March 17, confirmed he has the coronavirus disease 2019. In a social media post, the actor said that he did not have any travel history, nor did he have any contact with a person positive for COVID-19. “However, due to the nature of my work in the entertainment business, I have interacted with many people. I therefore ask anyone who has come  in contact me within […]

Philippine actor Richard Quan receives special recognition during EBC Films “Make it Reel” workshop

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – Veteran Philippine actor Richard Quan made an appearance on day 2 of the filmmaker workshop “Make it Reel” sponsored by EBC Films and held at the EBC Main Studio in Quezon City, Philippines. Event organizers took the opportunity to congratulate him for his 26 years of success and contributions to the country’s film industry by presenting a certificate of recognition signed by EBC […]

Actor Miko Palanca passes away at 41

(Eagle News) — Actor Miko Palanca has passed away. This was announced by his family in a statement on Tuesday, Dec. 10. “We are extremely saddened and heartbroken by the sudden passing of our beloved brother, Miko Palanca. The whole family is grateful for the incredible outpour of love and support that has been coming in today,” the family said. The family did not reveal the circumstances behind his death. He was 41 years old. […]

Depressed and suicidal? Fighting the feeling, Guerrero style

By CAESAR VALLEJOS, Open for Business “Galit sa mundo.” That could be one of the feelings of Filipinos, over 3 million of them, who suffer from depression.  According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die each year due to suicide. What is more alarming is that suicide cases and students with mental illnesses have “risen drastically in the last two years with at least one suicide referral made each day.” “There remains to be […]

Carlos Celdran passes away

(Eagle News)–Carlos Celdran has died. His wife Tesa said in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Oct. 8, that he died of “natural causes.” He was 46 years old. Celdran had been living in Spain since January of this year, months after the Supreme Court affirmed a Court of Appeals decision that sanctioned him for disrupting a Catholic service at the Manila Cathedral in 2010. Celdran, an advocate for the reproductive health law, had barged in […]

Veteran actress Amalia Fuentes dies

(Eagle News)–Veteran actress Amalia Fuentes has died. Her death was announced by her grandson in a Facebook post. “It is with great sadness that I together with my siblings Alyanna and Alissa, inform you that our Grandmother, Amalia Amador Muhlach has taken her last breath this morning in the Philippines,” Alfonso Martinez,  son of Amalia’s daughter, the late Liezl Martinez, and  actor Albert Martinez said. The cause of death was not cited but in a […]

Veteran actor Tony Mabesa passes away

(Eagle News)–Veteran actor Tony Mabesa has passed away. Based on the Mabesa family’s statement on director Floy Quintos’ Facebook account, Mabesa died at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The statement did not say what the cause of death was. “He was surrounded by family and friends,” it said. Details of the wake, it said, will be announced today. “We thank you for your prayers. we hope you can respect the family’s wish for privacy […]

95.5 Pinas FM relaunches with inspiring jingle that unites, bridges Filipinos closer to home

Kakayahay nahahayag, saan man malapag. Magtutulay sa atin, di mag-iiba. Sa tugtugan na ‘to lahat tayo ay iisa. Musika ang tumutunaw sa mga hirap at daing. Pinoy ka, dito ka. By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS With the message of hope for Filipinos around the world, 95.5 Pinas FM celebrates its relaunching on-air and online with a new jingle entitled “Pinoy Ka, Dito Ka” composed by one of the Philippines’ fastest-rising Original Pilipino Music (OPM) […]

Release of “Guerrero” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, another milestone for E25 Records

By MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) —  Another milestone for E25 Records was achieved with the successful release recently of the original “Guerrero” soundtrack music. The launch was successfully held on September 16, 2019 at the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation Atrium in Quezon City.  It was also launched simultaneously in the US via live feed performances of artists Sarah Petty and Muze from the United States in Pasadena, California. […]