A Filipino actor recently became a cybersensation in Thailand. A Facebook user posted a photo of one bare-chested meat vendor online. Hours later, the photo went viral—“shared” thousands of times. A search ensued, with not a few smitten netizens looking for the beautiful butcher in Thai wet markets. Turned out, the hot hunk was Filipino actor Luis Alandy and the photo was taken on the set of the GMA 7 soap opera “Beauty Queen” four years ago.
Popular Thai actor-cum-singer Rattapoom Tokongsup has claimed that he was arrested and fined 5,000 baht (about P6,800) by the South Korean police after he performed an ice bucket challenge on Saturday.
By Marinel R. Cruz
Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok, Thai celebrities who paid their Cebuano fans a visit recently, are out to prove that more than just pretty faces, they are also promoters of social change.
Taylor Swift has canceled a sold-out concert in Thailand, which came under military rule last week after a coup d’etat.
By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Activists, singers and concerned citizens will perform a day-long musical event at Central World Saturday to raise funds to help victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).