Actor Michael V says he is COVID-19 positive, asks public to heed gov’t protocols

  (Eagle News) — Philippine actor Michael V, known for his character “Bitoy” and various impersonations of popular personalities, said that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The comedian said that his COVID-19 test results released on Saturday, July 18. He said that he had experienced flu-like symptoms and lost his sense of smell, but did not experience high fever.  He then had a swab test for COVID-19 a few days later after experiencing COVID-19 […]

Tagisan Ng Galing Top 15 revealed, judges to choose Final Five on July 19

Imelda Papin, Marco Sison, and Vina Morales to select Final Five, with the Grand Winners to be chosen by the public via online and text votes By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Tagisan Ng Galing’s (TNG) panel of judges recently announced the Top 15 contestants in NET25’s biggest talent competition as the Part 1 of the nationwide search for the country’s best performing acts nears its grand finale. TOP 15 Imelda Papin, Marco Sison, and […]

‘Glee’ actress death ruled accidental drowning as tributes paid

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The death of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera in a California lake last week was ruled an accidental drowning by medical examiners Tuesday. Rivera, 33, disappeared during a boating trip with her four-year-old son last Wednesday, and her body was found floating in Lake Piru on Monday. The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office formally confirmed Rivera’s identity using dental records, it said in a statement. No traumatic injuries or evidence […]

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Glee” star Naya Rivera is missing and feared drowned at a California lake, local officials said, with rescuers to continue a search for her on Thursday. The Ventura County Sheriff’s office earlier tweeted it was looking for a “possible drowning victim” at the lake, and said a dive team was being deployed to the area. Rivera, 33, is best known for her role as high school cheerleader Santana Lopez […]

Harry Potter star Emma Watson joins board of fashion giant Kering

PARIS, France (AFP) — Emma Watson, the actress and activist who made her name as Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” films, joined the board of the French fashion giant Kering Tuesday, in a major coup for the world’s second biggest luxury group. The British star, who was born in Paris, is the face of the Good On You app, which rates fashion brands on their ethical and sustainability credentials. Although Kering is seen to […]

Hollywood Foreign Press Association starts official screening of EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos”

  (Eagle News) — The prestigious Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is set to start official screening of EBC Films’ Guerrero Dos Tuloy Ang Laban (The Fight Continues). The screening is scheduled at June 5, 7 pm in Los Angeles, which is June 6 at 10 a.m., Manila time.  It will last for two weeks. The HFPA is a group of over 90 members of journalists responsible for Golden Globe Awards every January. Despite the […]

David Pomeranz to give special performance at EBC’s “Enjoy Music Beyond the Crisis” online concert on May 17

  (Eagle News) – Noted American singer-composer David Pomeranz will be singing on Sunday’s (May 17) episode of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s online concert series that will benefit COVID-19 health workers and other frontliners. Pomeranz, known for numerous international hit songs as “Born For You,” “The Old Songs” and “Got To Believe in Magic,” has recordings and songwriting projects that have earned him 22 platinum and 18 gold albums. Watch his special performance on Sunday, May […]

E25 Records launches inspirational songs, messages of hope to frontliners

‘Nasa Harapan’ and ‘Break the Chain’ to be aired at the #EnjoymusicBeyondtheCrisis online concert for a cause By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Music matters.  Its powerful influence has been used to impact social change and other movements that echo world unity, environmental protection, and even mental health.  As research shows, music also heals. Addressing the need for people to listen to music that will help them de-stress in the global pandemic, E25 Records, the […]

Tagisan Ng Galing (TNG):  a ‘quarantalent’ show like no other

NET25’s biggest talent search competition premieres on May 9 and 10, 2020, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon and 9 PM   By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Quarantines during COVID-19 have shown the best and the worst times of people’s lives. Both funny and sad stories from the rich and the poor circulate the world how coronavirus is changing how they work, relate with each other, and entertain themselves. The crisis brings simple joys yet […]

Welcome baby X Æ A-12: Musk and Grimes do it their way

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Fans hoping for clarity and perhaps some pronunciation tips were left floundering Wednesday after Elon Musk’s girlfriend, the musician Grimes, explained their newborn son’s name — X Æ A-12. Musk, the outspoken Tesla chief, announced the birth of the couple’s first child earlier this week, before Grimes broke down the unusual moniker. “X, the unknown variable. Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence). A-12 = precursor […]

EBC taps FYM Medical Foundation as beneficiary for its 52nd Anniversary benefit concert series

Enjoy music Beyond the Crisis: EBC 52nd Anniversary Special opens several ways to accept donations to raise COVID-19 relief By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS After launching its digital concert to commemorate Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s 52nd Anniversary, donations start to pour in through #EnjoymusicBeyondtheCrisis, a concert series for the benefit of the FYM Medical Foundation. “EBC’s beneficiary is widely known for its active involvement in humanitarian efforts not only in the Philippines but all over […]

‘HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical’ now on on EBC Films YouTube

Eagle News — Looking for a new musical to watch on YouTube? Give “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” a try. In a follow up sequel to the award winning film, “Walang Take Two,” “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” begins when Alfajor, the local moneylender, is found unconscious in an alley, which then throws “Barangay Kaysaya” into confusion and musical frenzy. “Filipinos love to sing and dance. It provides us the quick escape from life’s daily […]