In the book, Brown through its fictional character Dr. Sienna Brooks describe Manila as “the gate of hell” because of poverty, crime, chaotic traffic, sex trade and pollution.
After several rumors about their break-up and marriage woes, comedy concert queen Ai-Ai delas Alas finally came into light and shared the whole story.
In an emotional interview with The Buzz’ Boy Abunda, Ai-ai confirmed her break-up with his almost 1 month husband Jed Salang. She couldn’t help but breakdown in tears as she recounted her ordeal in their relationship.
Below is the video on her complete interview in the The Buzz yesterday. Currently the video was viewed more than 1million times (1,319,577) from the time it was posted.
An annual event dubbed as an advocacy pageant and pageant with a cause, Miss Philippines Earth pageant chooses a girl who can be an Ambassador to environmental protection campaigns in the country, and be the Philippines’ representative to the Miss Earth Beauty Pageant.
Tonight, at the Mall of Asia Arena, hosted by former Miss Earth Karla Henry, former Miss Philippines Earth Sandra Seifert and former Miss Philippine Earth runner up Ginger Conejero, another lady was given the crown and the task to promote environmental awareness campaign for the country.
And from the 47 candidates, Miss Olongapo City Angelee delos Reyes emerged as the winner as she took home the Miss Philippines Earth crown. The 25 year-old Marketing Head who aims to “raise awareness on the potentials and challenges for water cooperation, promote solutions for nurturing such, its benefits to us, and what role we can play to be part of such great cause, we can encourage people to share not just knowledge but water itself, until such time that all of us knows how to manage our finite and fragile water, ensuring benefits for all” bested other ladies all over the country and other pinays from the Filipino communities abroad. With that, delos Reyeas will now be the country’s representative to the 2013 Miss Earth Pageant and will carry the role of being the ambassadress of environment in the country.
After proclaiming yesterday the top 6 Senatorial candidates in this year’s midterm election, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) tonight, proclaimed another 3 winning candidates. Bam Aquino, Koko Pimentel and Sonny Trillanes were invited by the Commission for their proclamation after gaining enough votes according to COMELEC. But it was only Aquino who was present in the ceremony as the Trillanes is out of town and Pimentel fell ill.
Meanwhile, in the proclamation yesterday another Senatorial candidate, Nancy Binay failed to attend the proclamation ceremony saying she wants to be certain that the procedure is right before she accepts proclamation. It can also be noted that it may have something to do with UNA’s protest against the proclamation.
As of this writing the COMELEC still continues to canvass COCs and below is the latest partial official count from COMELEC as of May 18, 2013 1:31:12 AM
When you say Philippine election it is always expected to be hot and well contested. As they say there’s no losers in Philippine elections only cheated.
But with Filipinos wit, innate “craziness” and creativity, this year’s election became hotter and more funnier. In fact one senatorial candidate Dick Gordon penetrates inside the realm of social media as the hashtag #IpasokSiDick became viral spanning different social media platforms and getting on top of worldwide trends in twitter.
As of this writing, Vice Presidential daughter and UNA Senatorial candidate Nancy Binay still ranks 5th with 12,480,011 votes. Her apparent win is not well accepted by social media people and netizens.
While even before the election she was already been target of different memes and ire from the netizens, her imminent win became a bigger chance for the discontented to pour more satire and jokes about her.
Below are some of the MEMEs about Nancy and certain people’s reaction on her candidacy and her apparent win.
It’s really amazing how Filipinos can come up with this funny messages. Just proves that Filipinos whenever or whatever stress is happening in the surroundings there will always be comic relief to make the situation lighter.
*Credits to the owners of the photo taken from Facebook and Google search
One day after the mid-term election, official counts from the COMELEC is now coming in. And based on the latest count, former MTRCB chief Grace Poe-Llamanzares still continues to take the lead in the Senatorial race with 13,548,886 votes. She is followed by Sen. Loren Legarda with 12,328,510 votes and coming in 3rd place is Sen. Chiz Escudero who gathered 11,722,785 votes.
Based on the top 12 rankings, Team PNoy candidates dominate the race with 9 Senatorial candidate making it in the top 12, while UNA candidates got 3 slots in the names of Nancy Binay (5th), JV Ejercito (11th) and Gringo Honasan (12th).
Today, the Philippines have gone through another democratic process via Election. Luckily in my own precinct I didn’t experience any trouble which many of our Kababayans have experienced. Some have dealt with mal-functionining PCOS Machines, long queues, missing voter’s registration, and others.
Other areas also were marked by election related violence, like the Cayetano-Tinga supporters brawl in Taguig. In Cavite, Revillas were investigated by the Cavite police for alleged cuddling of armed men. Meanwhile, in Manila, some armed men were also captured by the police for violating election gun-ban, because they were seen roaming Rosauro Almario Elementary School carrying firearms.