TODAY’S HEADLINES

Rufa Mae Quinto posts photos of bruised body, hints at botched surgery15-Aug-29, 6:18 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig Algie? Too late15-Aug-29, 11:51 AM | By Marie-Louise Gumuchian, Reuters

Send me your songs, asks Celine Dion eyeing new albums15-Aug-29, 11:13 AM | Agence France-Presse

Tres Marias ‘nervous and excited’ about first major concert15-Aug-29, 10:30 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Rufa Mae Quinto posts photos of bruised body, hints at botched surgery15-Aug-29, 6:18 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comBesides photos of her heavily bruises torso, she also posted a video of herself crying.

Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig Algie? Too late15-Aug-29, 11:51 AM | By Marie-Louise Gumuchian, ReutersOne of the most iconic images in rock music has been withdrawn from an upcoming auction.

Send me your songs, asks Celine Dion eyeing new albums15-Aug-29, 11:13 AM | Agence France-Presse'It's open to everyone. 'Any artist or composer can send me their [songs],' the singer told a French radio station in an interview.

Tres Marias ‘nervous and excited’ about first major concert15-Aug-29, 10:30 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe trio of Bayang Barrios, Cooky Chua, and Lolita Carbon will perform at the Music Museum on September 4 at 8PM.

Lea Salonga decries RH Law’s lack of implementation15-Aug-28, 12:39 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'My push on RH is sex education. My fear is that our young people will not be educated in ways of their reproductive health & rights,' she tweeted.

Jodi Sta. Maria, Angelica Panganiban ask Instagram hackers to stop15-Aug-28, 12:26 PM | InterAksyon.comJodi's appeal is simple and straightforward, while Angelica's is brimming with sarcasm.

BREAKING NEWS as of 15-Aug-29, 8:42 PM

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to receive honorary Oscars15-Aug-28, 10:08 AM | ReutersLee and Rowlands will receive the Honorary Award while Reynolds will be given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy.

Iran premieres big-budget epic film ‘Muhammad’15-Aug-28, 8:54 AM | By Ali Noorani, Agence France-PresseDirected by Majid Majidi, the 171-minute, visually stunning film cost around $40 million, partly funded by the state.

Clive Owen makes Broadway debut in Pinter’s ‘Old Times’15-Aug-28, 7:26 AM | ReutersThe 'Children of Men' and 'Closer' actor will appear alongside fellow Britons Eve Best and Kelly Reilly.

WATCH | Krista Miller is B.A.Y.A.W. for President’s future First Lady15-Aug-27, 10:27 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comAs Jögalyn, the actress plays a corrupt politician's trophy wife who's 'in it for the money'.

‘Boombastic’ singer Shaggy to hold concert at Chaos15-Aug-27, 11:51 AM 'Up Close & Personal with Shaggy' will happen on Sunday 8PM at Chaos Nightclub in City of Dreams Manila.

May the toys be with you: Disney makes global push for ‘Star Wars’ merchandise15-Aug-27, 9:51 AM | ReutersThe toys will be introduced online over an 18-hour period in 15 cities and 12 nations beginning in Sydney, Australia early on Sept. 3.

Ex-reality TV star Josh Duggar enters rehab after Ashley Madison admission15-Aug-27, 9:37 AM | ReutersLast week he admitted he had cheated on his wife of six years, and had become addicted to pornography, describing himself as 'the biggest hypocrite ever.'

Chito Miranda upset about report on Neri Naig’s miscarriage15-Aug-27, 9:13 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe Parokya ni Edgar frontman took to Twitter to air his disgust over what he felt was a 'heartless and insensitive' report.

Ashley Madison’s infidelity business a saucy pitch for Hollywood15-Aug-27, 8:24 AM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters'Thank You Ashley Madison,' a series concept based on a woman who signs up to the website, was being pitched to networks even before it was hacked.

Cumberbatch’s ‘Hamlet’ wears a hoodie, wows fans in London15-Aug-26, 6:05 PM | By Michael Roddy, ReutersIt may not be a 'Hamlet' for the ages, but it is one for now, and for Benedict Cumberbatch's legions of predominantly female fans.

Rapper Smugglaz says ‘morning’ has arrived for struggling Pinoy hip-hop artists15-Aug-26, 12:50 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe 24-year-old rapper, who cites Gloc9 as his biggest influence and inspiration, has just released his debut album, 'Walking Distance'.

Kanye West to be honored at MTV Video Music Awards15-Aug-26, 10:38 AM | Agence France-PresseThe rapper has produced 'groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA performances,' MTV said on its website.

Time for black or gay 007, says Pierce Brosnan15-Aug-26, 10:23 AM | Agence France-Presse'Let's start with a great black actor being James Bond. Idris Elba certainly has the physicality, the charisma, the presence,' Brosnan said in a magazine interview.

Damon, Bullock lead stars descending on Toronto for 40th film festival15-Aug-26, 8:37 AM | By Solarina Ho, ReutersOther Hollywood stars who will be in attendance include Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Helen Mirren, Bryan Cranston, and Eddie Redmayne.

Caitlyn Jenner costume for Halloween sparks social media outrage15-Aug-26, 8:16 AM | By Katy Reilly, Reuters'To make a costume out of a marginalized identity reduces that person... to a stereotype for privileged people to abuse,' said a Change.org petition.

News5 launches #NaisKo ‘B.A.Y.A.W. for President’ election advocacy campaign15-Aug-25, 11:24 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThrough a series of vignettes, the campaign uses satire and slapstick to raise awareness about the importance of voting wisely.

Kris Aquino suffers stroke scare, vows to ‘never again abuse my body’15-Aug-25, 6:22 PM | InterAksyonThe actress and TV host blamed her near-stroke on being 'a slave to my work'.

Tom Cruise shoots latest film in Colombian Amazon15-Aug-25, 11:12 AM | Agence France-Presse'Mena' is based on the life of Barry Seal, a drug smuggler and CIA informant who worked as a pilot for Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.