By Julie M. Aurelio
Entertainers and other popular role models should be drug-free, said the head of the country’s anti-illegal drugs agency, echoing the sentiments of President Benigno Aquino III when he struck multiawarded actress Nora Aunor from the list of national artists.
I’ve been watching this reality drama starring Nora Aunor. Unlike my favorite “Be Careful With My Heart,” which has no villain, this La Aunor telenovela has a contravida. President Aquino’s [initial] nonresponse merely fueled speculations—that he is a Vilmanian; that his sister Kris had a hand in all this; that Nora is in this [...]
By Bong Lozada Jr.
, Kristine Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III admitted here Tuesday that drugs was the reason why he rejected Nora Aunor’s nomination as National Artist for film.
By Nestor Corrales
After President Benigno Aquino III admitted that drugs was the reason why he rejected Nora Aunor’s nomination as National Artist for film, her lawyer on Tuesday said the actress was never convicted of a crime involving narcotics.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang on Sunday remained unable to explain President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to drop Nora Aunor from this year’s roster of national artists but insisted that his decision “will best serve the national interest.”