‘Your Name’ draws modern love film from ancient poem

The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday after topping the Japanese box office in 2016 with nearly $215 million.

Barry Manilow feared disappointing fans by coming out as gay

The singer, 73, talked for the first time, to People magazine, about his almost 40-year romance with his husband and manager Garry Kief.

Pepsi draws outrage for ad depicting Kendall Jenner at protest

The ad, released late on Tuesday, prompted outrage and ridicule from those who said it trivialized rights protests and public unrest in the United States.

‘Bliss’ gets R-18 rating on second review

A second review committee from the MTRCB ruled on Wednesday that Jerrold Tarog's mystery thriller 'can be seen by adults.'

Spice Girl Mel B gets restraining order after accusing husband of abuse

The singer, 41, said her husband had beaten her and destroyed her self esteem, threatening to leak a sex tape to the media if she left him.

Protected: Orwell’s ‘1984’ back in theaters in stand against ‘alternative facts’

Nearly 200 theaters across the U.S. screened the film on Tuesday in what organizers said is a stand against U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

AABONOHAN MUNA | PH gov’t mulls shouldering wages, benefits of retrenched OFWs in Saudi...

The Philippine government is looking into the possibility of shouldering the unpaid wages and benefits of Filipinos workers in Saudi Arabia, who lost their jobs due to the oil crisis in the kingdom.

EMPLOYEE TO EMPLOYER: Ex-factory seamstress tailor-made for Citi’s Microentrepreneurship Award

After working for 10 years as a tailor in a garments factory, Richel Vargas realized that being an employee would not help give her family the comfortable life she hoped for. 'What I earned was enough only for our food and our life had not changed much,' she said.

Youngest winner of Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards leaves a big mark with her micro business

Named Microentrepreneur of the Year in the 2016 Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA), 27-year-old Honie Krizia Navor of Iloilo City has shown that gender and youth are no barriers to success if one has tenacity and determination.

INSIGHT | Duterte and Trump: Can they make it work?

Duterte and Trump were able to discern and exploit the desire for change of their nations in plotting their rise to power. How disruptive are Duterte and Trump in their assumption to power in their respective countries?

OPINION | Brexit, Trump and Duterte: There is Method in Madness

Author Cesar Polvorosa Jr. is a business school professor of economics, world geography, and international business management in Canada. He is also a published...

OPEN LETTER | Former exec of Subic school appeals for Duterte’s help over stalled...

The school was operating inside the Subic Bay Freeport Zone since 2001 with valid business permit and lease contracts issued by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. However, by reason of the development of an Ayala-owned mall, the school was unceremoniously evicted from its original location.

Pia Wurtzbach on her new PLDT Home TVC: ‘This is my story’

Pia was teary-eyed during the pre-production for this commercial, revealing that the story 'felt really close to home'.

TAKING THE LONG VIEW | The Philippine economy in the next 30 years

Author Cesar Polvorosa Jr. is a business school professor of economics, world geography, and international business management in Canada. He is also a published...

PLDT HOME bags digital innovation prize in CIO Asia Awards

PLDT HOME, the home digital services unit of PLDT, receives recognition for leadership in the recent CIO Asia Awards for digital innovation through its pioneering data sharing initiative in partnership with Smart Communications.