Entertainment – Local

Actor Richard Gutierrez slapped with P38-mn tax evasion complaint

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Internal Revenue has filed a P38-million tax evasion complaint against actor Richard Gutierrez and his production company. In a statement on Friday, the BIR said the complaint stems from the underdeclaration of P39.9 million in sales in 2012 by R. Gutz Production Corp., where he sits as president. The BIR said the company only declared P311,111 in sales that year, but a list of purchases showed their clients made purchases amounting to the much […]

Coldplay rocks Manila; Melts heart of cancer patient

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — Filipino fans gathered at the Mall of Asia concert grounds last night (April 4) to sing their hearts out in the first-ever Philippine concert of the popular British rock band Coldplay. The concert was part of their “A Head Full of Dreams” Tour. Well-known TV personalities were also spotted  sharing their excitement at the concert grounds as they waited for the Coldplay’s magical performance. Seen among the crowd were […]

Sa Wakas – a Pinoy rock musical

QUEZON City, Philippines (March 20) – “Sa dinami-dami pa naman ng gustong malimutan, ikaw pa ang naiwan sa puso’t isipan…” Those are the words that my officemates had to endure hearing for an hour after watching Sa Wakas, A Pinoy Rock Musical, as I sing the lines at the top of my lungs with my not-so-good singing voice. Years after its successful first run at the PETA Theater in 2013, Sa Wakas, A Pinoy Rock […]

Filipino shortfilm na ‘Nakaw’ pasok sa Cannes Film Festival

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — Muli na namang nagpamalas ng talento ang mga Pilipino sa larangan ng paggawa ng short film matapos mapabilang ang obra nilang “Nakaw” (steal) sa prestihiyosong Festival de Cannes ngayong taon. Ang pelikulang ito ay isang crime-drama-thriller na tumatalakay sa kwento ng isang lalaki na nagbago ang ikot ng buhay matapos niyang pagnakawan ng pitaka ang isang matandang babae. Ang pelikula ay pinagbibidahan nina King, Frank Ferguson, Angelo Gammad, Duke […]

National costume show ng Miss Universe candidates, kanselado na

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Tuluyan nang kinansela ng Department of Tourism ang sana’y inaabangang National Costume Show ng mga kandidata ng Miss Universe. Paliwanag ni Tourism Undersecretary Kat De Castro, hindi na lang nila ito itinuloy dahil sa pagsulpot ng maraming isyu kabilang na ang gastusin at timing sa fully booked na schedule ng mga kandidata. Orihinal na plano sana ng DOT na magkaroon ng National Costume Festival sa World Trade Center sa January […]

Sony deletes tweets on Britney Spears’s death, blames hackers

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — No, Britney Spears is not dead. Yet her fans’ hearts may have skipped a beat today when tweets purportedly from Sony Music Entertainment said “RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016” and “Britney spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBritney.” The real Sony Music Entertainment quickly deleted those tweets and issued a terse clarification: “Sony Music Entertainment’s Twitter account was compromised. This has been rectified,” it said. […]

“Kabisera” premiere night, a success

QUEZON City, Philippines – As the public awaits the movies included in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, said films conducted their own premiere nights. One of the most successful is the premiere night of the movie “Kabisera” which stars Nora Aunor and JC De Vera. The premiere night was attended by supporters of the Superstar.

Cartoon character na si “Hello Kitty”, mapapanuod na live sa Pilipinas

(Eagle News) — Hindi maikakaila na maraming tumatangkilik sa cartoon character na si Hello Kitty, mapa matanda man o bata, .kaya naman isang malaking oportunidad ito na mapanuod ang “Hello Kitty Live-Fashion and Friends”. Kakaiba ang magiging takbo ng stage show na ito dahil mapapanuod na nating nagsasalita ang character na si Hello Kitty at ang kaniyang mga kaibigan. Tampok din dito ang musical performances, kung saan mapapanuod natin silang sumayaw kasama ang kanilang narrator […]

Filipinos react to James Taylor’s cancelled concert

MANILA, Philippines (Reuters) — Filipinos reacted negatively to American musician James Taylor’s decision to cancel his concert in Manila next year to protest the government’s war on drugs, while musicians praised him for taking a stand on the crackdown’s rising death toll. The Grammy award-winning artist apologized to fans on December 21 for scrapping his February concert, saying in a statement that he agreed with dealing with drugs offenders under the law, but was against […]

Miss Universe tickets now out, prices range from P2,000 to P50,000

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — The Miss Universe Organization promised that the Php 50, 000 price tag for VIP tickets for the 2017 Miss Universe is worth it, adding that the upcoming Miss Universe coronation night is one-of-a-kind. The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that the VIP tickets will cost P50, 000. For Lower Box A, tickets will cost P25,800; P23, 800 for Lower Box B tickets; P4, 800 for Upper Box tickets; and […]

EBC-NET 25 hosts win media awards

(Eagle News) — Three of the familiar faces of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s NET 25 have won media awards recently. The first was Actress Gladys Reyes, host of NET 25’s “Moments.” Reyes won as “Best Female Host” in the recent Aliw Awards held on November 30. The next are two of NET 25’s news and current affairs anchors who bagged two of the prestigious Gawad Pilipino Media People’s Choice Awards. They are Ellaine Fuentes, host of […]