Less than two months before Comedy King Dolphy’s first death anniversary, the Quizon family is laying down plans for the occasion.
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Dolphy’s son Epi Quizon, who plays the role of his father in the restaging of “Katy!!” said the family will hold a fun run called “Botak and Kadla ni Pidol” on Sunday, July 21 at Quirino Grandstand, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.
“Inimbitahan ko lahat ng runners dito,” Epi said. “May 3k, 5k at 10k run for 16 km.”
He added that proceeds of the event will go to the Dolphy Aid Para Sa Pinoy Foundation, which helps various institutions, among them the Eye Bank.
Epi also revealed that the family is planning to hold a medical mission, which his brother Eric Quizon is wants to set in August.
Tanay or Taguig?
How true are talks that Dolphy’s remains will be transferred from Heritage Park to Tanay, where the Quizons own a piece of property, or to a museum in Taguig?
“We still don’t know. Up to now, we are in the process of discussing
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- Maridol Rañoa-Bismark | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Thu, May 23, 2013 10:05 AM PHT
Less than two months before Comedy King Dolphy’s first death anniversary, the Quizon family is laying down plans for the occasion.Read More »from Dolphy’s family plans for his 1st death anniversary
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Nora Aunor didn’t look a year older when TV5 gave her big bash for her 60th birthday at the Meralco Multi-Purpose Hall in Ortigas on Tuesday, May 21. Garbed in a royal blue blouse, matching shorts and high heels, the Superstar gamely answered questions from the press, some of them her friends from way back.Read More »from Nora Aunor reveals her greatest loves
One of them recalled Nora’s younger days.
“Who are your greatest loves?” he asked Nora pointblank
Nora didn’t name names. But Noranians know she was referring to Christopher de Leon and Manny de Leon respectively (no relation to each other) when she replied, “Yung pinakasalan ko at yung first love ko.”
That chapter of her life is closed, though. And she has other things to do.
Nora laid out her personal plans: she wants to play a bida-kontrabida role, revive her NV Productions and return to the stage. The last two plans are earmarked for this year.
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The Kapatid Network is matching these big plans with
- Maridol Rañoa-Bismark | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Mon, May 20, 2013 2:50 PM PHT
Councilor-elect Alma Moreno’s eldest son Mark Anrthony Fernandez won’t join politics the way she did years back. The late Rudy Fernandez’s son believes he’s better off helping people in his own way.Read More »from Mark Anthony feels for ex-girlfriend Claudine
“Mahilig ako maging Samaritano (Good Samaritan). Tutulong na lang ako bilang Samaritano,” he said at the press visit for his GMA teleserye “Bukod Kang Pinagpala” in Antipolo.
But he’s happy for his mother, who is in her last term as Paranaque councilor.
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“Pinagpala siya,” Mark borrowed a word from his teleserye, which takes a final bow on Friday, June 7.
Mother and son seldom see each other anymore, but they keep communication lines open.
That’s why Mark knows there’s no truth to rumors that Alma and her husband, Marawi City Mayor Sultan Fahad Salic are separated.
“Hiwalay lang sila physically dahil sa politics,” Mark explains.
Sad for Joey, Aga and Richard
He feels sad that his Tito Joey Marquez failed in his bid to return to politics and
- Maridol Rañoa-Bismark | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Sun, May 19, 2013 11:17 PM PHT
Less than a month after their civil wedding in Las Vegas on April 3, Ai Ai delas Alas and businessman Jed Salang have split up.Read More »from Ai Ai admits marriage is over
In an exclusive interview on “The Buzz” on Sunday, May 19, a devastated Ai Ai cried and told manager and host Boy Abunda that she ended her short-lived marriage on May 2.
The root of the problem started even before they tied the knot.
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“May isa siya friend dati,” Ai Ai recalls. “Three months lang kami (noon). Siguro naawa siya sa akin, nakonsiyensiya siya (at sinabing) may balak si Jed na papatulan lang ako ni Jed and later on -- ayoko sabihin yung word -- tapos nagawa na niya yung bagay na 'yon iiwan niya ako at kakasamahin niya ay iba,”
According to Ai Ai, that other person is Jed’s ex. She added that she was able to confirm what she has been feeling from the very beginning but was afraid to face it because it was too painful. But she didn’t separate from him because she still loved Jed very
- Maridol Rañoa-Bismark | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Sun, May 19, 2013 9:32 AM PHT
Bella Flores (real name: Remedios Papa Dancel), the actress moviegoers loved to hate for decades because of her villain roles, passed away at the Quezon City General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 1:27 a.m. on Sunday, May 19.Read More »from Bella Flores passes away at 84
Bella’s only child Ruby Arcilla posted in her Facebook page: “I will miss you mommy! I love you very much. Rest now for you have done so much for your loved ones. God will welcome you in His Kingdom."
Bella’s granddaughter Jessica also told Yahoo! Philippines OMG! over the phone that the iconic screen villain had a stroke around four months ago and suffered from Alzheimer’s.
Bella’s only child Ruby, her husband Jessie and Jessica left their life in the US three years ago to bring the actress home to the Philippines, where she was able to do what she loved best: perform on screen. Bella’s latest film was shown last December in celebration of Bench’s 25th anniversary.
An accident which damaged her hip led to the deterioration of Bella’s health.