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Boots’ bio

Boots Anson Roa – Rodrigo has maximized her potentials through education, media and public service. A product of the University of the Philippines Speech and Drama Department, she has pursued various courses in developmental programs, journalism, public and media relations and film and television production locally and in the US …

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‘Now and forever’

“It will be our 60th ‘month-sary on June 14,” quipped lawyer King Rodrigo as he jovially joined his celebrity wife, the respected actress Boots Anson Roa, for a catch-up with her longtime showbiz friends. “Actually, he’ll be turning 80 on our fifth wedding anniversary. Five years already — can you …

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Panagbenga is ‘blooming forward’

By CHRISTINA ALPAD, TMT February 08, 2019 BAGUIO CITY: Children dancing in their colorful flower-power costumes. Elementary students with the Drum and Lyre Corps beating away on percussion. And of course, a gigantic crowd in awe of the colorful spectacle. With sights and sounds like these, there can be no …

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Where Filipino travelers went for Chinese New Year

By The Manila Times February 08, 2019 Certainly one of the most well traveled people, Filipinos are only too happy to jet off at a new destination,whatever the occasion may be. This week’s Chinese New Year welcome was no exception as most Filipinos chose to fly abroad to ring in …

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NPDC hosts National Arts Month 2019’s Sayaw Pinoy

The National Parks Development Committee (NPDC), led by its executive director, Penelope Belmonte, spearheads the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ (NCCA) National Arts Month (NAM) 2019 Sayaw Pinoy festive kick off launch at the Open Air Auditorium, Rizal Park today. The Sayaw Pinoy 2019 launch will organize free …

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The revolution of Brocka and Bernal

In celebration of Philippine Cinema’s 100th year and the revolutionary stories it produced, the De La Salle College of Saint Benilde unveiled an exhibit that honors the life and works of the country’s two iconic filmmakers. Titled “Brocka, Bernal, and the City,” the exhibit pays tribute to the late National …

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Snapshots of the Philippines win European tilt

The natural wonders and the rich culture of the Philippines took center stage in the global arena anew, this time through the impeccable images by Manila-based world-renowned photographer Per-Andre Hoffmann, through the efforts of the Department of Tourism (DOT). The DOT joined various national tourism offices, travel and tourism companies, …

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New program, improved bar at Kwago relaunch

A little over a year after it first opened, the Kwago independent book bar is set to be launched anew with a more curated book inventory, as well as new programs and partners, in an event called “Rites of Passage at the Warehouse” at Warehouse Eight in Makati City on …

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Luntiang Palihan now open to applications

THE Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) of De La Salle University (DLSU) is inviting undergraduate and graduate students in Metro Manila to submit their applications to Luntiang Palihan 2019: The DLSU Young Writers’ Workshop in Local Languages, to be held at the university’s Faculty Center on April 10. …

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