New X-Men movie trailer released

20th Century Fox have unveiled its latest trailer on the newest X-Men movie, X-Men: Days of Future Past. The epic saga of mutant people continues as they fight a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. In this newest installment, characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past in able to save our future.

X-Men: Days of the Future Past is set to hit Philippine cinemas on May 21, 2014.

Malaysian Prime Minister confirms MH370 ended in Southern Indian Ocean.

In a press conference this evening, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed that the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has ended in the southern part of the Indian Ocean.

Razak based his statement from the analysis of UK AAIB (Air Accidents Investigation Branch) and Inmarsat’s satellite data stating MH370′s last position before it lost contact. According to the satellite data “MH370 flew along the southern corridor, and that its last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth”.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister also said that the Malaysian Airlines have already talked to the families of the passenger and crew informing of the latest developments. Here’s the text message of Malaysian Airlines;

“We deeply regret that we have to assume beyond any reasonable doubt that MH370 has been lost and that none of those on board have survived. As you will hear in the next hour, from Malaysia’s Prime Minister, we must now accept all evidence suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean.”

Below also is the complete statement of PM Najib Razak:

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*photo from Atika Shubert of CNN

Canada wins 2014 Philippine International Pyromusical Competition

pyromusicallogoAfter 6 weeks of totally spectacular pyromusical competition, winners of 2014 Philippine International Pyromusical winners have been announced.

Staged again at the Mall of Asia Seaside in Pasay City, the annual Pyromusical Competition again attracts large numbers of people and pyromusical enthusiasts. The last country to present as a competitor last night was USA’s Atlas Pyro Vision. Meanwhile Philippines’ Platinum Fireworks showcased another crowd favorite pyromusical exhibition as a closing presentation.

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The Singing Nun at The Voice of Italy

This is one incredible video which is currently viral in social media. This is an unusual instance in a reality singing contest wherein the contestant is a nun. Who would have expect that a nun would try it out and join a singing contest on TV? And she delivered, she got 4 chair turn from The Voice Italy’s judge mentors.

Singing Alicia Key’s No One, she did not only captured the hearts of the judges but also the audience. The video is currently viewed 4,498,498 times and shared in social media a thousand times also.

Local and International celebrity’s first tweets

firsttweet“Lookback for Facebook, #FirstTweet for Twitter”

In celebration of their 8th Anniversary, micro-blogging site Twitter have launched a tool where you can track yours and other people’s first tweet. Named as Twitter Discover, it let’s you have a sneak peak of what twitter people first tweeted just by inputting their twitter names.

And for the curious out there like me, here are some of the Pinoys and International celebrities first tweets.

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PNoy’s address at the 2014 Pinoy Music Summit

“Basta Pinoy, Push Mo Yan!”

This was the theme of today’s 2014 Pinoy Music Summit held at Diosdado Macapagal Hall,  Landbank Plaza in Malate Manila. The summit is aimed at convening Pinoy music industry stakeholders to discuss issues surrounding the current status of the music industry and to find ways in encouraging conscious commitments to people for further promotion and development of OPM.

Present in the event as guest speaker is President Benigno Aquino III. In his speech, the President lauded Pinoy’s innate talent and skills in singing and creating music. He also shared some efforts by the government to ensure Pinoy music is promoted and protected. Towards the end, he encourages everyone to take part in rebuilding the local music industry and asks everyone to be catalyst in promoting our music because it has great contribution in our society’s culture and history.

Below is the video of the President’s complete speech at the 2014 Pinoy Music Summit.

Sulit.com.ph is now OLX.ph

sulitolxph“Sulit no more! It’s now OLX”

If you happen to go online today and wanted to visit sulit.com.ph to find something to buy but you are redirected to another website, don’t worry, your PC or laptop is not acting up. Starting today, Philippines biggest online classified ads Sulit.com.ph is now OLX.ph.

Sulit has announced that in the last quarter of 2013, they became part of international online classified ads network OLX. *OLX is an internet company based in New York City and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Their website hosts free user-generated classified advertisements for urban communities around the world and provides discussion forums sorted by various topics.

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Full List of 2013 Bar Exam Passers

Out of 5,292 examinees, 1,174 or 22.18% Law graduates have passed the 2013 Bar Exams. The result was announced today at the Supreme Court by the 2013 Bar Exam Committee Chairperson Associate Justice Arturo Brion.

The Top 10 is dominated by the University of the Philippines with 5 getting the top 1,2,4,8 and 10, it is followed by Ateneo De Manila University with 2 (top 2 and 9) and 1 each from University of Batangas (top 3), University of San Carlos (top 5), University of Cebu (top 6) and San Beda University (top 7).

Below is the complete list of the 2013 Bar Exam Passers.

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