Monday, March 25News That Matters

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Kris Aquino Reacts to Bashers by Promoting Products, Sarcastic Statements

Kris Aquino Reacts to Bashers by Promoting Products, Sarcastic Statements

Philippines
It appears that Kris Aquino is not anymore being affected by her bashers. This is based on her replies against hate comments against her. In fact, she replied with sarcasm and even promoted some products she had endorsed. This was when she recently criticized her ex-husband James Yap when he greeted their son Bimby on his birthday last April 19. According to Kris, James Yap used to spend time with Bimby when her brother Noynoy is still the president, adding that he now seldom sees him because the Aquinos are not anymore in power. The Queen of All Media also criticized him for not providing financial support to their son and pretending to be the victim during his interviews. “Ngayon patas na tayo, hindi na ko pwedeng ma-accuse ng power tripping. NANAHIMIK ako for so LONG- even when yo
Kris Aquino Slams Korina Sanchez Over James Yap Feature at Rated K, “Kaya Nanalo si Duterte!”

Kris Aquino Slams Korina Sanchez Over James Yap Feature at Rated K, “Kaya Nanalo si Duterte!”

Philippines
Kris Aquino criticized Korina Sanchez for featuring James Yap at her Sunday show, Rated K at ABS-CBN. The Queen of All Media voiced out her disappointment to the wife of former DILG Secretary Mar Roxas via her social media accounts shortly after Rated K featured a taped interview with her former husband, calling it as “a slap on her face.” “I have really had ENOUGH. Simple lang- minsan lang akong pinakiusapan ng kapatid ko- never para sa sarili nya pero para sa kandidatong inendorso nya. Dahil mahal ko sya ginawa ko. Lahat ng batikos ng dahil sa pagtulong na yon tinaggap ko...” Kris Aquino wrote, referring to her brother, former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. (I have really had enough. It’s simple. It’s very rare that my brother requests me for something not for himself but f
Bureau of Immigration Releases Australian Nun, Sister Patricia Fox, Less 24 Hours After Her Arrest

Bureau of Immigration Releases Australian Nun, Sister Patricia Fox, Less 24 Hours After Her Arrest

Philippines
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has ordered the release of Australian Nun, Sister Patricia Fox, a missionary with the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion who allegedly has joined political rallies. This is almost 24 hours after she was arrested in her house in Quezon City. However, the BI said the 71-year old nun is still subject to further investigation. "I approved the recommendation of the BI legal division headed by lawyer Arvin Cesar Santos that Fox be released for further investigation after it was established that the Australian nun holds a valid missionary visa and, thus, she is a properly documented alien." Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in the release document. "In a two-page Note with Recommendation to Morente, Santos noted that while Fox was alleged to have taken part...
Watch: Filipino Born Female But Grew Up As Male With No Operation (Video)

Watch: Filipino Born Female But Grew Up As Male With No Operation (Video)

Philippines
Meet Maher Ibrahim Borhan, the Filipino man from Cotabato City, Mindanao who was born as female but was later scientifically proven to be a male. And no, he is not a lesbian and he did not undergo any operation. He is known to be a male pseudohermaphrodite, a man with female organ, instead of male organ. Watch his very rare story on the video below. Featured at Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho (KMJS) at GMA-7 on Sunday, April 8, Maher Ibrahim Borhan was born on April 26, 1993 as Merfat Ibrahim Mohammad, a female. And being the first child in the family, her parents bought her nice dresses and loves to wear lipstick. But while growing up, she started to notice that she’s becoming a man. Instead of having a woman’s breast, Merfat Mohammad noticed that her chest is flat and hard. She also started
Watch: Rev Lamberto Ramos, From Widower Executive to Becoming a Priest (Video)

Watch: Rev Lamberto Ramos, From Widower Executive to Becoming a Priest (Video)

Philippines
Meet widower Rev. Lamberto Ramos, who was once a corporate executive but now to become a priest. Yes, this 66-year old retiree will begin a new life in June, as a newly ordained priest. He has three children with his wife, Maria Vilma de Guzman, who passed away in 2009 due to colon cancer. Watch his inspiring story on the video below. During his youth, Rev. Ramos entered the San Carlos Seminary in Makati City and became a candidate for the priesthood. However, he decided to become a teacher after finishing a Philosophy degree, as magna cum laude in 1971. That was when he met his future wife, Maria Vilma, who was one of his students at the College of the Holy Spirit. Lamberto courted Maria Vilma after she graduated from college in 1973. The couple got married in 1975 and was blessed w...
Boat Capsizes in Antique, 1 Dead, Survivors Include Mayor, 2 Actresses

Boat Capsizes in Antique, 1 Dead, Survivors Include Mayor, 2 Actresses

Philippines
A boat has capsized in Antique, leaving one person dead and at least six survivors including Pandan, Antique Mayor Jonathan Tan, and two local actresses. The incident reportedly happened on Holy Thursday, March 29, while the group decided to go to Mararison Island, one of the famous island destinations in Culasi, Antique. As reported by ABS-CBN News, Pandan public relations officer Jesus Aguirre Dioso said that the lone fatality was identified as Bennie Dable, 50, Mayor Tan’s driver and bodyguard and the person driving the speedboat when the incident happened. The victim was reportedly brought to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. Dioso confirmed that the survivors of the capsized boat are actresses Bianca Manalo; 30 and Ehra Madrigal, 32; Tom Yeung (Madrigal's husband)
Look: Christina Aguilera’s No Makeup Transformation on Paper Magazine Reveals Stunning Beauty

Look: Christina Aguilera’s No Makeup Transformation on Paper Magazine Reveals Stunning Beauty

Philippines
In her 20 years in show business, Christina Aguilera is known for wearing heavy make-up and fake eyelashes in her performances and as one of the judges-coaches of “The Voice.” But in her latest photo at Paper magazine's "Transformation 2018" issue, the “Beautiful” singer wore no make-up and revealed an almost unrecognizable face. “I've always been someone that obviously loves to experiment, loves theatrics, loves to create a storyline and play a character in a video or through the stage.” Christina Aguilera was quoted telling to Paper, with her extremely close-up make-up free photo only shows nothing but a pretty, natural face, a “Mom” band on her hand, and manicured fingers. "I'm a performer, that's who I am by nature. But I'm at the place, even musically, where it's a liberating fe
Watch: BSP Releases Teaser of 6 New Coins, Featuring Endemic Plants (Video)

Watch: BSP Releases Teaser of 6 New Coins, Featuring Endemic Plants (Video)

Philippines
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released on Monday, March 26 a teaser on its so-called New Generation Currency Coin Series (barya). This is part of BSP’s campaign for its release of a new design of the six existing coins in the Philippines. This time, the new coins will feature the endemic plants in the country. Watch the BSP video below. “Introducing the New Generation Currency (NGC) Coin Series.” Reads the caption of the video posted at BSP’s official Facebook page, Monday afternoon. The 2-minute video featured some details of the design of the new 10-peso coin, new 5-peso coin, new 1-peso coin, new 25-centavo coin, new 5-centavo coin, and the new 1-cent coin. Featuring the tagline “Baryang kayamanan, tanda ng kasarinlan,” the new P10 coin still features the hero Apolinario M
Inspiring Story: University Janitor Graduates College From University He Works For

Inspiring Story: University Janitor Graduates College From University He Works For

Philippines
Meet Christopher Dahn J. Saliendra, who will soon proudly walk on stage to get his college diploma. And yes, he is a working student, as a janitor at Notre Dame of Marbel University, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, where he also finished Bachelor of Science in Education major in Mathematics (BSED-Math). Read his very inspiring story below. “Noong una ay nahihiya pang humawak ng walis. Ngunit sa anim na taon ba namang pagsasama pati sa pictorial, aba'y akin nang isinama sapagkat kasama sya sa pagpupugay na ito.” Dahn J. Saliendra wrote on his Facebook account on Sunday, March 18, as caption to his photo wearing a toga, and holding a broom. (At first, I feel embarrassed to hold a broom. But we have been together for six years, including in pictorials, I bring it simply because it is in
Watch: Chinese Woman Verbally Abuses Pinay Domestic Helper in Hongkong (Video)

Watch: Chinese Woman Verbally Abuses Pinay Domestic Helper in Hongkong (Video)

Philippines
A Chinese woman was recently caught on camera scolding a Filipina domestic helper (DH) in a park in Hong Kong, and complaining about the two dogs the Pinay DH is looking after. The footage was shared by a certain Mel C. Santiago on her Facebook account last Thursday, March 15. Watch the video below carefully and judge for yourself. “Kawawa nmn si ate masyado syng minaliit ng chinese girl na ito buti na videohan ko kung pno nya dinuro duro si ate..naawa ako..gusto ko sana sumagot hindi nmn natin mako control ang aso,aso po yan..pero ung pang mamaliit nya sa pinay.” Santiago said on the caption of her video, where the Chinese woman verbally abused the Filipina helper. (I pity the helper. She was belittled by this Chinese woman. It’s good that I took video on how she pointed her fingers