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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
Look: Gorgeous Model Helps Sell at Meat Shop in Taiwan, Makes Sales Quadruple (Photos)

Look: Gorgeous Model Helps Sell at Meat Shop in Taiwan, Makes Sales Quadruple (Photos)

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A gorgeous model in Taiwan was able to increase the sales of a meat shop by quadruple in just one night. Vivi, or Little Peach as named by Taiwanese news, was temporarily hired by the owner of a meat shop in Beitun District, Taichung City. Look at the photos below, and be the judge if she can really attract customers to buy her meat. Posted at the official Facebook page of Little Peach last January 24, the stunning Taiwanese model can be seen wearing a revealing, low-cut sweater and skimpy shorts while chopping meat and giving them to her customers with a very sweet smile. In fact, she also gave a free handshake to some generous customers, especially to men. “So happy that Little Peach has so many customers to come and buy braised flavor.” The Taiwanese model wrote as the caption of
Academy Awards 2018: The  Complete List of Oscar Awards and Nominations

Academy Awards 2018: The Complete List of Oscar Awards and Nominations

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Will Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) finally win this year’s Oscar Awards? The young actress has already three Oscar nominations (including this year) under her belt and she is is expected to go head to head with another Oscar heavyweight – Academy Award Winner Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Ronan, who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, and McDormand, who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture (Drama), will be joined by three other actresses. Academy President John Bailey was joined by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis to reveal the nominees in 24 categories. Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” continued its awards show streak, leading the pack with 13 nominations. “Dunkirk” followed b
Canada Moves to Protect Lowell Menorca from Philippine-based Religious Group that “Has Means and Motivation to Kill Him”

Canada Moves to Protect Lowell Menorca from Philippine-based Religious Group that “Has Means and Motivation to Kill Him”

Philippines, World
The Canadian government has granted Lowell Menorca a refugee status after 20 months of uncertainty, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported Thursday. The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has approved expelled Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) member Lowell Menorca II's claim for refugee status after ruling that he is "a person in need of protection from a risk of cruel and unusual treatment or punishment and a risk to his life," the CBC report said. It said the Canadian board noted that the INC "is motivated by a vendetta" against the 40-year-old Menorca, an unordained INC minister. "I cried and I cried, and thanked God that finally this was the vindication I was praying for," Menorca said, as quoted in the CBC report. Menorca, a former manggagawa made headlines i...
Rappler Foreign Investor Pierre Omidyar Involved in Ousting Ukraine President in 2014, Report Says

Rappler Foreign Investor Pierre Omidyar Involved in Ousting Ukraine President in 2014, Report Says

Philippines, World
The decision of SEC (Security Exchange Commission) to revoke the Rappler’s license to operate has been the center of debate since the news broke out. According to SEC, Rappler violated the Foreign Equity Restrictions in Mass Media, as stated in the Constitution. This was when eBay founder Pierre Omidyar placed some investment on Rappler. “Rappler Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Rappler, Inc., welcomes Omidyar Network, the fund created by eBay founder and entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam to help businesses use markets and technology for social impact.” A statement reads at Rappler’s news report published on November 5, 2015. According to an earlier study on Rappler’s financial statements, Omidyar’ investment on Rappler is about P100 million. Nevertheless, Rappl
Harvard: Pinoy Facebook Users are Among the Most Unintelligent People

Harvard: Pinoy Facebook Users are Among the Most Unintelligent People

Philippines, World
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Genevieve Molina, a Filipino-American graduate school student from Harvard University causes discomfort to Filipino community in US following the release of her dissertation on Harvard Magazine. Molina, who is completing her masters in Psychology, published the paper “The Unintelligent Facebook Users” on October 15, 2014. The thesis  gained widespread praise from her professors for her accurate analysis of the topic; but received an overwhelming negative reaction from Filipinos who are aware of her papers. Her studies finds that many Filipino Facebook users are not yet ready to go along with other countries in terms of on-line laws, etiquette, level of intelligence, level of emotion, level of decency, and over-all public awaren
Welcome Plant is Toxic and Poisonous – Victim Speaks

Welcome Plant is Toxic and Poisonous – Victim Speaks

Philippines, World
Thousands of people on social media are going crazy after a post about welcome plant became viral on Tuesday. On his Facebook account, member Alex Aclan recounted how his child was almost brought to the hospital after the kid chewed a Zamioculcas leaf. Zamioculcas zamiifolia (ZZ), or commonly called “Welcome plant, good luck plant, or Feng Shui plant” in the Philippines, is one of the favorite indoor plants by most Filipinos. Alex narrated how his child went crazy after it bitten a leaf. He said he wondered why his child cried uncontrollably. He suspected the plant because it was the only thing his child last touch. Out of curiosity, he bit a leaf and there his suspicion was proven. He said he felt like poisoned when he can’t explain the taste. His mouth was irritated.