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President Aquino said he could have been the negotiator during the Manila hostage crisis in August 2010 that could have saved the lives of Hong Kong nationals.
“Iniisip ko nga ako nang makipagusap dito kay Capt. Mendoza na, ‘Pwede bang ako nang nangangako sa’yo maresolbahan ‘yung isyu mo, halika, bumaba ka na dito’,” Aquino said in an interview over TV5.
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Dear Manay Gina,
In my social circle, there is someone who is super nosy. She is fond of making derogatory remarks against her target. And for some reason, many of my peers actually seem to “get a kick” out of her antics.
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CLARK, Pampanga – The exemplary contributions of superstar Nora Aunor to the local film industry were simply not enough to secure a place in this year’s crop of National Artists.
President Aquino has finally confirmed that he did not confer the Order of National Artist on Aunor due to her conviction in illegal drugs.
The President, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 67th anniversary...
Former First Lady now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda R. Marcos lamented Malacañang’s rejection of the proposal to name Nora Aunor as a National Artist, saying that until now, Aunor remains one of the best actresses in the country.
Aunor’s alleged closeness to the former First Lady and her being hooked to drugs have been aired as among the possible reasons for President Aquino’s decision not to honor...
Take it or leave it, I have a theory to explain why President Aquino withheld the National Artist award from Superstar Nora Aunor. There’s no mystery behind the curtain, the reason simply being that he’s not a Noranian, he’s a Vilmanian.
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Despite the controversy created by the non-inclusion of multi-awarded actress Nora Aunor, Malacañang said yesterday the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) have “affirmed their respect” for the decision of President Aquino.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said that NCCA chairman...
Manila, Philippines – It’s final.
President Aquino won’t change his mind on the exclusion of Nora Aunor as National Artist for this year despite appeals from some groups.
Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. explained the President has the prerogative to choose the persons who deserve the highest recognition for their contributions to local arts.
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Manila, Philippines – Actress Nora Aunor apparently failed to make it as national artist this year due to her alleged illegal drug use several years ago.
President Aquino was reportedly hesitant to confer the Order of National Artist on Aunor due to her alleged drug involvement.
It might taint the credibility of the distinguished award, according to a source who was privy to the selection process.
NEWBIE actors clinched the top acting plums at the first CineFilipino Film Festival held Sunday at the Genting Club of Resorts World Manila.
Thirteen-year-old Teri Malvar edged out veteran actress Nora Aunor (“Ang Kuwento ni Mabuti”) in winning the Best Actress award for her performance as a young lesbian in Sigrid Andra P. Bernardo’s “Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita.”
BIG WINNERS — The two big winners of Cinemalaya are making waves.
They are “Transit” (New Breed) and “Sana Dati” (Directors Showcase).
Directed by Hannah Espia, “Transit” has been chosen the Philippine entry to next year’s Oscars, foreign-language film category. “Transit” stars Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Pen Medina, Mercedes Cabral, Marc Justine...