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Billy Crawford-Coleen Garcia Prenup Shoot in Ethiopia Includes Poor Children and Women (Photos)

Billy Crawford-Coleen Garcia Prenup Shoot in Ethiopia Includes Poor Children and Women (Photos)

Philippines
Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia could not help but share their pre-wedding photos to the public via their Instagram accounts. But while the engaged couple looks sweet and fabulous, many netizens were not amused with some photos that include poor Ethiopian children and women in the background, saying that Billy and Coleen were insensitive. As you can see, Billy and Coleen were wearing elegant, colored outfits in their prenup shoot taken in a remote village in Lalibela, Ethiopia. The wonderful shots were taken by wedding photographer Oly Ruiz, the owner of Metrophoto. However, netizens who did not like the photos with children and women posted negative comments against them. Below are some of them. “Why is no one talking about Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford’s prenup shoot they li
PCOO Usec Lorraine Badoy Calls PCOO Asec Mocha Uson Idiot, RJ Nieto Says

PCOO Usec Lorraine Badoy Calls PCOO Asec Mocha Uson Idiot, RJ Nieto Says

Philippines
It appears that Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Dr. Lorraine Marie Badoy is not on good terms with PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson. This is after she allegedly called her fellow Duterte supporter an idiot and cursed at her behind her back several times, according to RJ Nieto, aka Thinking Pinoy. “Dear Usec. Lorraine, I heard from several sources that you called MOCHA USON BLOG an "idiot" and a "put**gina" several times in front of other Presidential Communications (Government of the Philippines) officials. With that said, here are a few questions.” RJ Nieto wrote on his Facebook page, Thursday, March 8. “Why you didn't deny that allegation in that chatroom. Anu yun, parang "I said it but why did you tell him?"? How you had the gall to bother ot
Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Slam Cosmopolitan PH for Photoshopping Their Waists

Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Slam Cosmopolitan PH for Photoshopping Their Waists

What, Where, Why, How
"Riverdale" stars Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes slammed Cosmopolitan Philippines for photoshopping or editing their waistlines on the photos featured at the Philippine magazine. The real-life Betty and Veronica posted their disappointment over the said magazine this Friday, March 9, which incidentally is International Women’s Day. “Camila and I have worked incredibly hard to feel confident and comfortable in the bodies that we have. It’s an everyday battle, sometimes. And to see our bodies become so distorted in an editing process is a perfect example of the obstacles we have yet to overcome.” Reinhart wrote on her official Instagram account as a caption to the photos in questions. “We are f***ing powerful, beautiful and strong… we aren’t going to hide behind photoshop to conform t
18 Filipino Women Who Were First in Philippine History

18 Filipino Women Who Were First in Philippine History

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Filipino women, or Pinays as Filipinos call them are known to be sweet, respectful, caring, religious, family-oriented, and great in cooking. And even before the Spanish era, they somehow have already enjoyed equal rights with men. However, they were treated as the weaker sex, and being paid less when it comes to employment. But as time goes by, Pinays have proven that they can also conquer the careers that only men used to conquer. This includes arts, sports, medicine, business, and even politics. And because March is National Women’s Month and March 8 is National Women’s Day, below is the list of Filipino women who became first in their respective fields. #1 Hidilyn Diaz, first Filipina to win an Olympic medal Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, a native of Zamboanga City, made history
Watch: Korean Woman Shares Bad Experience From ‘Kotong’ Customs Officials at Clark Airport (Video)

Watch: Korean Woman Shares Bad Experience From ‘Kotong’ Customs Officials at Clark Airport (Video)

Philippines
A Korean woman shared their alleged bad experience from 'kotong' customs officials at Clark Airport in Pampanga. According to her lengthy post on her Facebook account on Sunday, February 18, it was their first time to visit the Philippines, and it was horrible. Read her full story below, and watch the short video of some of the customs officials. “People line up when they find their luggage. I didn't know why because it was my first overseas trip. I thought I should line at security. But the person in front of the table used a cutter to rip open the food that had been sealed in the ice box and had it tested.” The Korean woman, noting that she did not know the exact of their arrival at Clark Airport. According to her, the customs officials required her and her husband to pay $137 as t
Watch: Tricycle Driver Sings ‘Anak’ at Pilipinas Got Talent Auditions 2018, Stuns Everyone (Video)

Watch: Tricycle Driver Sings ‘Anak’ at Pilipinas Got Talent Auditions 2018, Stuns Everyone (Video)

Philippines
Meet Rodimer Baselotte, the tricycle driver from Cebu who stunned everyone when he sang his own version of Freddie Aguilar's "Anak" during the Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT) 2018 audition. Aired last Saturday, February 10, the 28-year old singing tricycle driver performed with so many emotions, along with a “scary-looking” doll. Watch the video below. At first, the audience along with the four judges Robin Padilla, Vice Ganda, Angel Locsin, and Freddie “FMG” Garcia find Baselotte as weird, as he appeared on stage with a doll placed on a seat beside him. But when he started to sing, everyone was amazed by his powerful voice. Not to mention, his melodramatic choreography. Shortly after singing a few lines of “Anak,” the judges started to praise Rodimer, and the crowd could not help but cla
List of Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion Movies

List of Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion Movies

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Without a doubt, the Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion love team is one of the most well-loved love teams in the Philippine entertainment industry. And although their marriage lasted for only three years, fans still love their reunion movies. The ex-couple has a daughter, KC Concepcion, who is also somehow doing well in her showbiz career. As a teenage girl growing up when Sharon and Gabby did their first movie together, I was able to watch almost all of their movies in cinemas. And because they were recently reunited via a McDonald's TV commercial that immediately viral, below is the complete list of all the Sharon-Gabby movies, so fans can recall their kilig moments. #1 Dear Heart (1981) Directed by Danny L. Zialcita, ‘Dear Heart’ is the first ever movie of Sharon and Gabby, and is
10 Best Skin Care Clinics and Derma Clinics in the Philippines (List)

10 Best Skin Care Clinics and Derma Clinics in the Philippines (List)

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Pinay beauty is at its best, but many Filipino women still love to enhance their beauty. No wonder, skin care clinics in the country are almost everywhere, and are usually found in huge malls near your place. But before you chose, it is important that the process is safe and can provide the best results. Nevertheless, the price also matters. To help you chose, we at OKD2 asked our female followers from different parts of Metro Manila and asked them the derma clinics they usually visit or plan to visit. Well, you probably know some of them. But it’s interesting to know you have other options. So without further ado, below is our list of best skin care clinics in the Philippines. #1 Belo Medical Group Without a doubt, Belo Medical Group is the most famous skin clinic in the Philippi
Spice Girls Reunion Confirmed, to Work on ‘New Opportunities Together’

Spice Girls Reunion Confirmed, to Work on ‘New Opportunities Together’

World
Good news, Spice Girls fans! It’s official! The long wait is over, as the five female members Posh, Ginger, Baby, Sporty and Scary have already confirmed a Spice Girls reunion. This is after the group had a meeting at Ginger’s house in London, along with their former manager, Simon Fuller. Below is the Spice Girls’ official statement. "We have enjoyed a wonderful afternoon catching up and reminiscing about the amazing times we have spent together. We are always overwhelmed at how much interest there is across the whole world for the Spice Girls." The Spice Girls said via their official Facebook page Friday, February 2, along with their latest photo together. “The time now feels right to explore some incredible new opportunities together. We all agree that there are many exciting poss
How to go to NAIA Terminal 3 From Manila, Bulacan and South Luzon via Commute (But Not Taxi)

How to go to NAIA Terminal 3 From Manila, Bulacan and South Luzon via Commute (But Not Taxi)

What, Where, Why, How
First of all, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 (T3) is for domestic flights only, via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines. If you will go to NAIA Terminal 3 and you don’t have a car, you can easily commute or use the public transport. But because taxi fare is pretty expensive, you can save some money if you will use the MRT or LRT. To make it simple for you, I will explain how to go to NAIA T3 using two possible major points of origin – Central Luzon and Southern Luzon. Central Luzon includes Bulacan, Manila and northern cities in Metro Manila, such as Caloocan City, Quezon City, and Manila. On the other hand, South Luzon includes Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas. How to go to NAIA Terminal 3 from Bulacan, Pampanga, and Caloocan Via Taft Avenue: 1. Get off a