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Dao Ming Si

A Dylan Wang, the 20-year-old actor playing Dao Ming Si in the 2018 remake of the Meteor Garden series, was only 3 years old when the original Taiwanese drama-turned phenomenon aired, that his mother was so hooked on the show that she didn’t have time to cook dinner for the family. At the height of the Meteor Garden craze in the early 2000s, its Taiwanese star Jerry Yan was chosen

Isko Moreno

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, whose drive to bring order back to the town received praise from multiple industries, denied on Thursday that he was anti-poor. Moreno defined his management as a balancing act, emphasizing that he does not derive pleasure from arresting violators. Moreno, a former scavenger, once again defended his campaign to rid vendors ‘ roads and sidewalks so that they could be used by pedestrians and cars. Moreno

Duterte

The Palace calls the resolution grotesquely one-sided and declares that President Rodrigo Duterte will decide whether to allow the United Nations to test drug war murders. Malacañang highly condemned the resolution passed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) setting out activities on murders related to the drug war of President Rodrigo Duterte. The resolution is grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan. It reeks of nauseating politics totally

Joko Widodo

Joko Widodo is voted for a second term for presidency, official results displayed on Tuesday, in a victory over a would-be opponent who allied himself with Islamic hardliners. Official counting finished just before midnight and the Election Commission announced the formal result early Tuesday. Announced was Widodo won 55.5 percent of the vote in the April 17 election to 45.5 percent for his challenger, ultra-nationalist former general Prabowo Subianto. Subianto

Richard Yap

Richard Yap (PDP-Laban), best known as a Cebuano businessman and actor unsuccessful in beating longtime politician and Cebu City 1st District Representative Raul Del Mar (Liberal Party) in this midterm election. Del Mar won by a wide margin of 134,816 votes over Yap’s 81,167, according to the latest unofficial real-time results. Yap stated in a Facebook post that the loss was a “disappointing end” to the campaign, “I also know

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Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal has ordered MIAA police authorities to ban the entire fleet of Davis Taxi at all Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals. This comes after one of the fleet’s drivers went viral online for charging a pair of Austrian vloggers extra for pieces of luggage the two had with them. As frequent Philippine visitors, the vloggers knew this was unusual and refused

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Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) cautioned all local elective officials and politicians in general against attending payouts of national government programs and activities. DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said, “Let’s not interfere in government projects especially this election season. The Code of Conduct of Government Officials requires public officials and employees to be more circumspect in their activities especially during this campaign season.” Malaya’s announcement comes