Getting to Know Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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floyd mayweather jr.Manny Pacquiao will be fighting the “undefeated” Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The fight is May 3, 2015 (Sunday, Philippine Time) at MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, Nevada

Get to know more about his life, achievements, and family.
It is good to know the opponent of our very own Manny Pacquiao.

Who will win this fight?

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“No Registration, No Travel Policy from LTO

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lto philippinesLand Transportation Office (LTO) Philippines has already realeased the “No Registration, No Travel” policy and will take effect starting April 1, 2015. Below are the details for strict compliance.

Memorandum Circular No. AVT-2015-1927
NO REGISTRATION — NO TRAVEL
Starting 01 April 2015, no four (4)-wheeled motor vehicle can be used, driven or operated on the roads without being duly registered with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) pursuant to R.A. 4136, Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01 and other applicable rules and regulations.

1.  Any vehicle without license plates shall be stopped and the driver must present the Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) of the vehicle;

2.  If only CR/OR are presented, a fine of Php 5,000.00 shall be imposed for failure to attach the plates;

3.  In case Special Plates were applied for, the driver must present the OR for the payment;

4.  If without CR/OR, the driver must present the following:

a.  Certificate of Stock Reported;

b.  Sales Invoice, which must be dated within seven (7) days prior to the apprehension; and

c.  Certificate of Insurance Cover, which must be dated on or after the date of the Sales Invoice.

5.  In the absence of any of the above, the vehicle owner shall be fined the amount of Php 10,000.00 for using an unregistered vehicle and the driver shall be fined the amount of Php 1,000.00 and cited for
reckless driving;

6.  Further, if at the time of apprehension the date of the Sales Invoice exceeds thirty-seven (37) days from the date of purchase, the vehicle shall be impounded;

7.  This is without prejudice to the liability of the concerned manufacturer, assembler, importer and dealer; and

8.  All apprehensions may be contested within five (5) days therefrom.

For strict compliance.

Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera Royal Wedding Details

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Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes Royal Wedding

Wedding Date: December 30, 2014
Wedding Venue: Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral Cubao Quezon City
Wedding Reception: Mall of Asia Arena Pasay City Philippines
There were 8 bishops and 7 priests to celebrate mass during their wedding. Marian Rivera also had 8 bridal showers.
Marian Rivera Wedding Gown by International Designer Michael Cinco that costs as much as 2 million pesos
Wedding cake (3D-mapped cake) is from Goldilocks (it took them 1 month to make this cake). 5-tiered wedding cake, 12 feet tall, 120 kilo with butterfly details and with Swarovski crystals. There were 10 people who transported the wedding cake to the wedding reception.
Bride Marian Rivera’s Parents: Francisco Javier Garcia Alonso (Spanish) and Amalia Rivera
Groom Dingdong Dantes Parents: Jose Sixto Z. Dantes Jr. and Angeline Gonzalez Dantes
Witness of Honor: President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III
Three Maid of Honor: Joy Gonzales (non-showbiz bestfriend), Ana Feleo, Roxanne Barcelo
Three Best Men: Jose Angelo Dantes (brother of Dingdong Dantes, Paul Harvey Camposano, Mario Vincent Lanuza

40 Principal Sponsors:
1.    Perry Lansigan (manager ni Dingdong)
2.    Antonio P. Tuviera (manager ni Marian)
3.    Vic Sotto (comedian-TV host)
4.    Ogie Alcasid (singer-comedian)
5.    German Moreno (starbuilder)
6.    Wilson Tieng (film producer)
7.    Ben Chan (Bench owner)
8.    Randy Ortiz (fashion designer)
9.    Mak Reyes (director)
10.    Mac Alejandre (director)
11.    Felipe L. Gozon (GMA big boss)
12.    Gilberto Duavit Jr. (GMA big boss)
13.    Jose Francisco Gonzalez
14.    Zaldy Rivera
15.    Dr. Gary Lopez
16.    Joel Rustia
17.    Marlon Dantes
18.    RADM Herby F. Escutin (PCG Ret.)
19.    Monchito Dantes
20.    Jose Eduardo Gonzalez
21.    Vilma Santos-Recto (Batangas Governor)
22.    Sharon Cuneta-Pangilinan (Megastar)
23.    Kristina Bernadette “Kris” Aquino (Queen of All Media)
24.    Regine Velasquez-Alcasid (Asia’s Songbird)
25.    Celia Rodriguez (veteran actresses)
26.    Helen Gamboa-Sotto (veteran actresses)
27.    Lily Monteverde (film producer)
28.    Lilybeth Rasonable (GMA executive)
29.    Wilma Galvante (network executive)
30.    Joyce Bernal (director)
31.    Dra. Victoria “Vicki” Belo (cosmetic surgeon)
32.    Lolita Solis (TV host-talent manager)
33.    Ma. Luisa Henson
34.    Juliet Lanuza
35.    Ma. Margarita Gonzalez
36.    Maria Joycelyn Rustia
37.    Dra. Ma. Theresa Lopez
38.    Floresfida Gonzalez
39.    Myrna Dominguez
40.    Laila River

Secondary Sponsors:
1.    Richard Gomez at Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez (lighting of candles)
2.    Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV at Maria Kristina “KC” Concepcion (cord)
3.    Gabriel John “Gabby” Eigenmann at Martina Eileen “Ai-Aid delas Alas (veil)

Groomsmen:
1.    Jonathan Aurelio
2.    Joseph Aguilar
3.    Ricky Chua
4.    Paolo Contis
5.    Rep. Dakila Carlo Cua
6.    Edgar Dantes Jr.
7.    Loujude Gonzalez
8.    Jose Carlo Gonzalez
9.    Jose Emmanuel Gonzalez
10.    Jose Dino Gonzalez
11.    Jose Marco Gonzalez
12.    Jose Paulo Gonzalez
13.    Andre Rafael Gonzalez
14.    Casey Miller
15.    Juan Phillip Quema
16.    Arthur Solinap
17.    Rep. Irwin Tieng
18.    Jay Wambangco
19.    Norman Balbuena

Bridesmaid:
1.    Rochelle Pangilinan
2.    Bettina Carlos
3.    Agot Isidro
4.    Luane Dy
5.    Bianca Gonzalez
6.    Pam Quiñones
7.    Liz Uy
8.    Ma. Angela Aurelio
9.    Ana Marie Reyes
10.    Maria Eliza Uson
11.    Carolyn Galve
12.    Ma. Cristina Quema
13.    Joan Banaag
14.    Catherine Magn
15.    Arishella Quilatan
16.    Celeste Tuviera
17.    Mary Jill Roxas
18.    Ma. Victoria Dantes

Flower Girls:
1.    Ryzza Mae Dizon
2.    Katrence Lawrence Cadevida (anak nina Katrina Halili at Kris Lawrence)
3.    Amanda Lucia Carlos (anak ni Bettina Carlos)
4.    Julia Catherine Quema
5.    Ehlla Antonio
6.    Dominique Marie Cua
7.    Susana May Quilatan
8.    Amilia Janis Visaya

Ring Bearer: Jean Tyler Quema
Bible Bearer: Arvin John Dominguez
Coin Bearer: Edwin Arash Dantes
Rosary Bearers: Jed Matthew Banaag at Dean Riley Paras
Crucifix Bearers: Nathaniel James Alcasid, John Dexter Dantes Jr., Jose Eduardo Goduco, Nathan Dominic Mamon, David Vince Manalo and Rafael Andres Rivera

Exclusive Wedding Coverage
by GMA Network at YES! Magazine
Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes Honeymoon: Boracay Philippines and Rome Italy

Dingdong Dantes Proposes to Marian Rivera Live on her Dance Program “Marian”

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Last August 9, 2014, Saturday night, actor Dingdong Dantes proposed to her girlfriend for 5 years actress Marian Rivera (29 years old) from her dance program “Marian” (Marian’s birthday celebration).
Actor Dingdong Dantes bent on his knees and asked actress Marian Rivera to be his wife.

“Yan, whenever I pray, tuwing nagdarasal ako, alam mo, ito ang isa kong parating hinihiling—na sana bigyan Niya ako isang tao na makakasama ko sa kalokohan, sa kalungkutan, sa kasiyahan.
Isang taong makakasama kong mangarap.
Isang taong alam kong ibibgay ko ang buong buhay ko sa kanya.
And right now, wala na akong mahihiling pang iba.
There’s nothing else that I want and could ask for but to settle down and have a family.”

“Yam sa tagal ng pagsasama natin, sa tagal ng ilang taon nating, lahat, may isang bagay na malinaw sa akin.
It’s that I want to spend the rest of my life with you.
Kaya ngayon, saksi ang mga mahal natin sa buhay, gusto kong ipagsigawan sa buong mundo na ikaw ang sagot sa aking mga dasal.
That’s why tonight, I offer you this gift on your birthday, something that’s beyond any material thing or tangible one, but I offer you myself, my love, today and all the days of my life.
So please, Marian, will you be my wife?”

Marian Rivera tearfully accepted it and kissed Dingdong Dantes.

Dingdong wore the ring to Marian Rivera’s finger, hugged her and then finally said, “Ladies and gentlemen, I proudly present to you my fiancee.
The birthday girl in her last dance with me before we become one — Marian Gracia, the soon to be Marian Gracia Dantes.”

2014 Winners of Yahoo Philippines Celebrity Awards

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Yahoo celebrity winnersHeld at SM Mall of Asia Arena last July 18, 2014 (Friday), pinoy fans came to see their favorite celebrity artists since the event is free to all.
Winners came from 17.5 million votes online and from kakao Talk votes.
Celebrities that performed during the event are Maja Salvador, Elmo Magalona, Spongecola and some of Philippines top music stars.

List of 2014 Yahoo Celebrity Awards Winners:

Celebrity Child Star – Andrea Brillantes,
Male and Female TV Hosts winners – Vhong Navarro and Kris Aquino.
News Program of the Year – “TV Patrol”
Celebrity Family – The Padilla family
Male Emerging Star – JC De Vera
Female Emerging Star – Julia Barretto
Male Kontrabida- Jake Cuenca
Female Kontrabida – Jennylyn Mercado
Love Team of the Year – Vice Ganda and Karylle .
Fan Club of the Year – KimXi’s fan
Teleserye of the Year – “Ikaw Lamang”
News Program of the Year – “TV Patrol”
Movie of the Year – Star Cinema’s “Bride for Rent”
Male Hothlete – brothers Jeron and Jeric Teng
Female Hothlete – Gretchen Ho
Male Performer – “The Voice” coach Bamboo
Female Performer – Sarah Geronimo
Band of the Year – Parokya ni Edgar’s
Emerging Band – Yolanda Moon
Song of the Year – Julie Anne’s San Jose’s “Bakit Ngayon”
FM Radio Station of the Year – 90.7 Love Radio
Male DJ – Papa Jack
Female DJ – MOR 101.9’s DJ Chacha

US President Barack Obama Arrives in Manila Philippines

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US President Barack Obama Arrives in Manila PhilippinesUS President arrived in the Philippines April 28, 2014 (Monday) 1:26 in the afternoon at Air Force One at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
All terminals in NAIA Airport has been closed for an hour (Monday, 12:30 to 1:30) and also on Tuesday.
He is here for his 2 days state visit in the Philippines. He will also meet Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and to strengthen ties between the two countries.
After meeting the Philippine President, they will also have a bilateral meeting, a joint conference and a dinner.
The US President was welcomed by honour guards, Vice President Jejomar Binay, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, and Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia.
President Barack  Obama and his party was then boarded to the the Marine One Presidential Helicopter that would bring them to Malacañang.

US President arrived in the Philippines April 28, 2014 (Monday) 1:26 in the afternoon at Air Force One at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. All terminals in NAIA Airport has been closed for an hour (Monday, 12:30 to 1:30) and also on Tuesday.He is here for his 2 days state visit in the Philippines. He will also meet Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and to strengthen ties between the two countries.After meeting the Philippine President, they will also have a bilateral meeting, a joint conference and a dinner.

The US President was welcomed by honour guards, Vice President Jejomar Binay, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, and Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia.

President Barack  Obama and his party was then boarded to the the Marine One Presidential Helicopter that would bring them to Malacañang.

The Legal Wife Teleserye Philippines ABS-CBN

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the legal wife angel locsin jericho rosalesThe Legal Wife Teleserye is a story of married couple, Monica and Adrian wherein their lives will make a change because of a huge mistake. Monica (Angel Locsin) grew up with a little indication of love from her father and two brothers. She will then understand her real worth when she meets Adrian (Jericho Rosales). However, Monica and Adrian’s marriage is challenged as Adrian and Nicole’s (Maja Salvador) paths continue to cross, igniting a fire that will drive Monica to fight for her right as the legal wife.

Created By: Henry King Quitain and Jay Fernando
Written By: Ronalisa Co, Reign Andre Loleng and Generiza Reyes
Directed By: Rory B. Qintos and Dado C. Lumibao
Creative Director: Johnny delos Santos
The Legal Wife Theme Song: Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin which is sung by Angeline Quinto
Running Time: 30 to 45 minutes
Airing Time: Monday to Friday 9:05 p.m. to 9:50 p.m. (PST)
Start of airing: January 27, 2014

Trivia:
1. Jake Cuenca was supposed to be part of this teleserye but was later on replaced by JC de Vera.
2. Working titles for this teleserye were “Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin” and “Tubig at Langis”
3. Paulo Avelino was also supposed to be part of this teleserye but was replaced by Jericho Rosales because of personal reasons.
4. Filming of The Legal WIfe started last October 2013.

The Legal Wife Main Cast and Characters
1. Angel Locsin as Monica Santiago-de Villa
2. Jericho Rosales as Adrian de Villa
3. Maja Salvador Nicole Esquivel
4. JC de Vera as Max Gonzales

The Legal Wife Supporting cast and Characters
1. Christopher de Leon as Javier Santiago
2. Rio Locsin as Eloisa Santiago
3. Mark Gil as Dante Ramos
4. Maria Isabel Lopez as Sandra de Villa
5. Joem Bascon as Javy Santiago
6. Ahron Villena as Jasper Santiago
7. Janus del Prado as Brandy
8. Matet de Leon as Rowena
9. Frenchie Dy as Kelly
10. Sonjia Calit as Gwen
11. Gabriel Sumalde as Bunjoy de Villa
12. Yogo Singh as Thirdy Santiago

Miss World 2013 is Miss Philippines Megan Young

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Miss World 2013was held last September 28, 2013 (Saturday) at Bali, Indonesia wherein Miss Philippines, Megan Young won the competition.

Miss World 2013, Miss Philippines (Megan young) is wearing a gown from Francis Libiran.
Miss World 2013 Top 6 Final Question and Answers:
Final Question: Why should you be Miss World?

1. Miss France – It’s a very prestigious title. I like the fact that Miss World travel a lot and that she meets a lot of people. I believe I am generous.

2. Miss Philippines – The Miss World for me treasures the core values of humanity. Core values guide people on the way they act and the way they do. I will use this to show other people how they can understand each other. As one, we can help society.

3. Ghana – I believe that Miss World is a human of substance and true meaning of beauty of a purpose. I will make this opportunity to help the young people and the underprivileged.

4. Brazil – It doesn’t focus on the external beauty but also values to help the people in need. Beauty with a Purpose should help many people and I have the strength to do that through Miss World. Beauty opens doors but beauty with a purpose opens hearts and minds.

5. Spain – I will give to those people who really needs help all my energy, all my passion.

6. Gibraltar – I believe I should be the next Miss World for all the right reasons. I want to help the people in need genuinely. I don’t want to stuff my head with glamour.

Here is the complete list of Miss World 2013 Pageant:

Miss World 2013: Philippines (Megan Young)
Miss World 1st Princess: France(Marine Lorphelin)
Miss World 2nd Princess: Ghana (Naa Okailey Shooter)
Top 6:
Brazil (Sancler Frantz)
Spain (Elena Ibarbia)
Gibraltar (Maroua Kharbouch (People’s Champion)
Top 11:
Australia (Erin Holland)
Nepal (Ishani Shrestha)
England (Kirsty Heslewood)
Indonesia (Vania Larissa)
Jamaica (Gina Hargitay)
Top 20:
Netherlands (Jacqueline Steenbeek)
Dominican Republic (Joely Bernat)
India (Navneet Dhillon)
USA (Olivia Jordan)
Italy (Sarah Baderna)
Canada (Camille Munro)
Belgium (Noémie Happart)
Aruba (Larissa Leeuwe)
Ukraine (Anna Zayachkivska)
Slovakia (Karolína Chomisteková)
Continental Queens of Beauty:
Queen of Africa – Ghana (Naa Okailey Shooter)
Queen of the Americas – Brazil (Sancler Frantz)
Queen of Asia & Oceania – Philippines (Megan Young)
Queen of the Caribbean – Jamaica (Gina Hargitay)
Queen of Europe – France (Marine Lorphelin)
Challenge Events Winners:
Top Model- Philippines (Megan Young)
Beach Fashion – Brazil (Sancler Frantz)
Sports and Fitness – Netherlands (Jacqueline Steenbeek)
Multimedia Award – India (Navneet Kaur Dhillon)
Talent Award – Indonesia (Vania Larissa)
Beauty with a Purpose – Nepal (Ishani Shrestha)
People’s Champion (App Voting) – Gibraltar (Maroua Kharbouch)

Republic Act No. 10175 – Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

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Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Philippines

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Get the latest guidelines on getting your Philippines passport (schedules, fees and requirements) and know where the DFA Philippine Regional Consulate Offices, their contact numbers, email address and website.