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Filipino rock icons to hold silent concert

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Stars have aligned for a concert, a silent one that is.

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US TV series ‘Grimm’ features scariest monster yet–the ‘Aswang’

The NBC show "Grimm" in its TWitter account gave a sneak peak of what appears to be their version of the Filipino folk creature "aswang." Screengrab from Grimm's official Twitter account (@NBCGrimm)

The Filipino folk creature “aswang” would make its appearance in NBC’s fantasy-detective series “Grimm” – and it may even be scarier than Filipinos imagined it.

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Lucy Liu clarifies comment that stirred controversy in the Philippines

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LIU. Her joke was taken out of context. RUBEN V. NEPALES

A year ago, Lucy Liu’s remarks on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” stirred controversy in the Philippines and among Filipinos living around the world. When Letterman asked Liu if she enjoyed running indoors or outdoors, she replied, “I run in a machine. It’s easier for me. Also, if I get really dark, I’ll start to look a little Filipino. It wouldn’t match.”

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Film reveals life in US for undocumented immigrants

Jose Antonio Vargas. AP

Two years ago this weekend, Philippine-born journalist Jose Antonio Vargas came out publicly in the New York Times as an undocumented American, a term he prefers to the loaded phrase “illegal immigrant.”

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‘Metro Manila’ wins at Sundance Film Festival

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British filmmaker Sean Ellis’ “Metro Manila” wins the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award at the Sundance film fest which ends in Utah Saturday (Sunday Manila time), according to Filipino actor John Arcilla who attended the event.

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