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3 lotto bettors win millions in 2 days

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The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said three lotto bettors became millionaires in a span of two days. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said a lucky bettor from Mandaluyong guessed the winning combination 16-17-05-30-29-21 of the...

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Divisoria roads to be closed for Sto. Niño feast

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Some roads in Divisoria will be closed from Friday to Sunday during the feast of the Santo Niño. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said just like what happened during the Traslacion or the procession of the Black Na...

DTI eyes sanctions vs 12 Bambang stores selling overpriced N95 masks

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At least 12 medical supply stores along Bambang Street in Sta. Cruz, Manila were issued notices of violation for selling overpriced N95 masks, according to the Department of Trade (DTI). DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo said the allowable price ...

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MMFF earnings fall below P1 billion

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 09, 2020 loyalty

Ticket sales during the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) reached P955 million rom Dec. 25, 2019 to Jan. 7, 2020, but fell 4.5 percent short of the P1 billion target. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim said despite the lower gross sales this year, the MMF...

MMFF 2019 to honor cinema celebrities as industry marks 100th year

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The Metropolitan Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2019 will recognize the most dedicated and hard-working stars in the local film industry, in celebration of 100 years of Filipino cinema, during the MMFF Hall of Fame Awards this month. In a press conference at the Metropolitan Manila Development Authori...

AnakTV opens SineBata 2019 video competition

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The Anak TV is now accepting entries for the 2019 SineBata national video competition. Anak TV is an advocacy organization whose prime objective is to promote child sensitive and family friendly television in the country. SineBata is one of its significant yearly projects that showc...

Philharmonic Orchestra to stage free Manila concert

chrome_reader_modeAugust 18, 2019 loyalty

After the launching of the ‘Cine Kartilya’, a free public showing on Friday at the historic Bonifacio Shrine, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno bared the famed Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra also offered to play for Manila residents for free. Moreno said the public may soon be treated to a fr...

MMSFF to be held on 2020

chrome_reader_modeJuly 26, 2019 loyalty

The MMFF (Metro Manila Film Festival) Executive Committee approved in its session last July 10, 2019 the proposition of Senator Christopher Lawrence Go to hold a second edition of the MMFF to assist the local film industry arrest the decreasing viewership of Filipino movies brought about by the infl...

First official entries to 45th MMFF bared

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The largest, most popular, and highly anticipated 45th Metro Manila Film Festival is off to a great start as the first four official entries have been revealed. The first four films that will form part of the official eight entries to the MMFF 2019 are: (K) AMPON of Quantum Films, starring Der...