Grammy-nominated rapper shot dead in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed Sunday afternoon after being shot in broad daylight outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles, according to local police. Hussle…

CA clears Jose Manalo from ex-wife’s settlement case

MANILA — The Court of Appeals (CA) has cleared television comedian Ariel Manalo, more commonly known as “Jose Manalo”, of liability in a multimillion-peso case involving his estranged wife Annalyn. In…

Theft raps filed by Kris Aquino vs. ex-biz partner junked

MANILA — The Makati City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the criminal charges filed by television personality Kris Aquino against her former business manager Nicanor Falcis II. Dismissed for lack of probable…

Palace: Nora Aunor will be National Artist in ‘God’s perfect time’

MANILA — Malacañang on Thursday expressed optimism that Nora Aunor, known in Philippine cinema as Superstar, will receive the coveted National Artist award “in God’s perfect time”. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo…

Filipina filmmaker named Global Alumni Awardee for Social Impact

MANILA — Award-winning filmmaker and Chevening alumna Baby Ruth Villarama was named as one of the three outstanding global winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards initiated by the British Council.…

Taylor Swift’s stalker sentenced to 10 years probation

  LOS ANGELES — Pop star Taylor Swift’s stalker, who was accused of threatening to kill the singer and her family, has been sentenced to 10 years of probation. According to…

‘Black Panther’ is top grossing Feb movie ever released

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” has grossed a spectacular USD400 million in North America through Sunday and is the highest grossing movie ever released in the month…

‘Black Panther’ dominates North American box office in opening weekend

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” dominated North American box office in its opening weekend with an estimated USD192 million setting a new record for a February opening…

Gary V., other top singers to perform in Sagada Oct. 28-29

BAGUIO CITY – The country’s top musicians and singers will be in Sagada, Mountain Province for a 24-hour running concert, dubbed “Concert in the Clouds”, on Oct. 28-29. Music producer…

DOJ junks rape raps vs actor Vhong Navarro

MANILA — The Department of Justice cleared TV host and actor Vhong Navarro in the several counts of rape case filed by model Deniece Cornejo last January 2014. In a 24-page…

BIR files new tax raps vs actor Richard Gutierrez

MANILA — The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday filed another criminal complaint before the Department of Justice against actor Richard Gutierrez. In its complaint, the BIR specifically accused Gutierrez with one count…

Actor Richard Gutierrez denies tax evasion raps

  MANILA — Actor Richard Gutierrez on Thursday filed a counter–affidavit before the Department of Justice in connection with the tax evasion complaint filed by Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)…

Jennifer Lopez is an icon for me — Jenna Dewan Tatum

LOS ANGELES — Jenna Dewan Tatum says she looks up to actress-singer Jennifer Lopez. The 36-year-old actress, who is the host-mentor of dance reality TV show “World of Dance”, says…

James Bond actor Roger Moore dead at 89

LONDON — British actor Roger Moore, best known for his role as James Bond in films such as “Live and Let Die” and “The Spy Who Loved Me”, passed away…

Joanna Lumley to donate her organs after death

LONDON — Veteran actress Joanna Lumley has decided to donate her organs after her death. The 71-year-old actress has pledged to give away her vital organs after she passes away…

Robin Padilla’s 5 tips to become a better man

MANILA — He is famous, but was known as a “bad boy”. How did actor Robin Padilla changed to become the man that he is now? Padilla was once convicted…

“The fate of the Furious” tops North American box office for second weekend

LOS ANGELES — “The Fate of the Furious”, Universal’s latest film, unsurprisingly held the top spot for the second week in a row, adding an estimated 38.7 million U.S. dollars…

BIR files tax evasion rap vs actor Richard Gutierrez

MANILA — The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Friday filed tax evasion complaint before the Department of Justice against actor Richard Gutierrez and his production company for allegedly owing the…

Cost of damage in ‘Fast and Furious’ movies totals over USD 500M

BEIJING — The eighth installment in the “Fast and Furious” franchise hit cinemas on Friday. It is expected to pull in billions with its famous car racing scenes, featured by…

“Kong: Skull Island” continues to lead Chinese box office

BEIJING — Legendary Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” topped the Chinese box office in the week ending April 9, with ticket sales of 257 million yuan (37.2 million U.S. dollars), China…