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Tourism chief picks Bengzon as DOT spokesperson

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat names Undersecretary Benito “Bong” Bengzon Jr. as the new spokesperson for the Department of Tourism. (PHOTO from Department of Tourism) Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat designated Benito Bengzon Jr., Undersecretary for tourism and development planning, as the ...

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White sorry for hitting Tiu, calls Almazan play ‘dirty’

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Malcolm White was at the start and end of the ugly confrontations between GlobalPort and Rain or Shine in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. In a game that saw three ejections, several ...

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Church bells ring vs fake news

Church bells in Manila rang on Sunday afternoon as a cardinal warned about the Philippines being on the brink of “crisis of truth” because of fake news and partisan politics. Saying the country needs “renewed outpouring of the Holy Spirit” ...

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Jovita Fuentes contest top winner holds recital today; American songbook goes to Baguio

Tenor Radnel Ofalsa Millennials should take advantage of several classical concerts this May, such as that by Radnel Ofalsa, top winner of this year’s Jovita Fuentes Vocal Competition, today, May 21,  4 p.m., at Albertus Magnus building, University of Santo ...

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#KicksStalker: Nambatac pays homage to Dragon Ball Z with custom kicks

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Paramount costume exhibit in Ohio satisfies ‘new nostalgia’

This May 17, 2018 photo shows two costumes from the 2001 film, “Zoolander,” and two costumes from the 2016 film “Florence Foster Jenkins,” on display as part of the “Creating the Illusion: Costumes & Characters from the Paramount Pictures Archive” ...

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Joel Torre parties at his Manukan Grille’s 15th anniversary

Joel Torre and the festive setting at his JT’sManukan Grille’s 15th anniversary bash JT’s Manukan Grille has become a landmark in the Greenhills-Gilmore area and favorite destination especially of hungry night owls. This is where musicians go for after-gig dinner ...

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Romblon, Boracay’s underrated neighbor

[Editor’s Note: This series, called “AltBoracay,” introduces readers to alternative sites they may explore in different parts of the country, following the six-month closure and rehabilitation of Boracay Island in Aklan province, the Philippines’ top tourist destination.] Romblon, once synonymous ...

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Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding

In this frame from video, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry speaks during the wedding ceremony of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo ...

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Michelin star chef Yves Mattagne serves seafood delights up in the sky

“It’s you again,” said the security guy. Yup, it was my second go at Dinner in the Sky and I had returned to experience the magic of celebrity chef Yves Mattagne. Yves, the man behind the famed Sea Grill restaurant ...

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