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Movie review: ‘Siargao,’ a beautiful reminder about second chances

Laura Molina was a vivacious YouTube vlogger traveling alone to Siargao. She just had a public break-up with her boyfriend Mikey on own his YouTube channel. Diego (aka Jigs) Punzalan was the charismatic vocalist of a popular rock band flying ...

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MMFF review: 'Ang Larawan' is indelibly inspiring

[embedded content] When one is asked about National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin, invariably the first play of his that comes to mind is “A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino.” This was a play in English, written by Joaquin ...

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SM, Ayala, Metro Pacific infra pitches under review: Villar

MANILA – The government is reviewing several unsolicted proposals for infrastructure projects, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said Wednesday. These include an elevated expressway from Manila to Pasay City that was pitched by SM Investments and Ayala Infrastructure ...

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Music review: Japs Sergio's 'Stereo Mood Swings' is a cathartic look at depression

You know how there are things you just have to do? Not in the bucket list sort of way, but more to get something off your chest?  Daydream Cycle/Peso Movement and former Rivermaya bassist and guitarist, Jap Sergio, has released ...

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Concert review: Slayer treats Pinoys to one hell of a show

They came. They slayed. And close to 24 hours later, my head is still ringing from the brutal sonic assault by American thrash metal band Slayer who shook the KIA Theater in Cubao to its foundations on Wednesday night. Slayer ...

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Phoenix in Manila review: Joyous sing-along

“You’re the best singing crowd,” Thomas Mars tells his enthusiastic Filipino fans. Jeeves de Veyra Tuesday was a great sing-along extravaganza for Phoenix’s Filipino fans.  Indie instrumental rock band Tom’s Story opened for Phoenix. Their musical stylings sans lyrics got ...

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FIFA’s video review system under scrutiny again in Russia

Cameroon players protest against referee Wilmar Roldan during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Cameroon, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) SOCHI, Russia — FIFA’s new video review ...

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Music review: Jonas Blue performs 3 new songs at HK show

HONG KONG – A day before the release of the official music video of his new single “Mama,” British hitmaker Jonas Blue held an intimate show at the 1563 at the East in Hong Kong last May 17. It was ...

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Music review: Basil Valdez brings back the glory days of OPM

MANILA — Basil Valdez’s concert at the Theater of Solaire Resort and Casino on Friday was more than just a trip down memory lane for the well-heeled titas and titos of Manila. A repeat of Valdez’s successful show last April ...

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DOF agrees mining review will be just recommendatory

A worker looks at the Rapu Rapu open pit mine owned by the Australian firm Lafayette mining in Albay province. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters/File MANILA – The Department of Finance (DOF) agrees that the results of the upcoming review of mines ...

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