Central African Republic: 20,000 stranded at UN base

Central African Republic: 20,000 stranded at UN base

Renewed deadly violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has forced more than 20,000 people to flee to a UN base to seek safety and shelter. Tensions in the town of Kaga Bandero, in northern CAR, have also risen to such an extent that humanitarian workers have suspended relief efforts in the area, leaving thousands […]

Movie Confidential: ’50s bestseller

In the mid-’50s, one of the bestselling entertainment magazines was Movie Confidential, whose main selling point was actors, actresses and other showbiz celebrities confiding ‘secrets’ and ‘wishes’ and other exclusives to the public. The magazine was a copy of sorts of more ‘scandalous and sensational’ Hollywood publications. ‘All the news about the movies,’ the magazine […]

Gina Rodriguez on Jane The Virgin It’s not about sex!

Gina Rodriguez on Jane The Virgin It’s not about sex!

BEVERLY HILLS, California — “I’m not a virgin!” With that, Gina Rodriguez jokingly announced her arrival at a function room of the Beverly Hilton, ready to face a platoon of international journalists eager to “grill” her about her talked-about TV series Jane The Virgin which is into its Season Three (premiering on Sony Channel anytime […]

Season 3 of ‘Jane the Virgin’ returns this October

Season 3 of ‘Jane the Virgin’ returns this October

MANILA, Philippines — Avid viewers of “Jane the Virgin” are surely in for a surprising treat when everybody’s favorite telenovela returns to Sony Channel for a third season this October. The new season begs an all-important question: Will Jane finally lose her virginity? And if she does, to whom? Will it be to her husband […]

US defense chief finds Rody remarks ‘deeply troubling’

US defense chief finds Rody remarks ‘deeply troubling’

WASHINGTON – As the body count mounts in the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs, and its combative President’s rhetoric plumbs new depths, the mood in Washington toward a key Asian ally is hardening, with Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinting at US impatience. He said he found it “deeply troubling” that President Duterte did not mind […]

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