Long before the cheers and calls for celebration quieted down for his one million peso-win in an online search, 21-year-old newcomer CJ Villavicencio is in hot water. Even louder than his recent victory is the controversy that followed soon after an intricate look at his winning piece revealed hints–if not glaring evidences–of plagiarism.
It goes without saying, that it is clear that while Clint Bondad, in his barrage of cryptic social media messages, has shown red flags and signs that he is in dire need of help, our gossip-mongering society has a bigger problem.
At the height of BL phenomenon, one statement lingers: “Give LGBTQIA+ roles to LGBTQIA+ artists.”
Arbie Jacinto, advertising agency top executive, car collector, racing champion. and president-elect of The Rotary Club Mandaluyong Premier District 3800 weighs in on how the pandemic has not only changed businesses but how we we perceive the world we live in.
If there’s anything “good” that the COVID-19 pandemic has unearthed, it is that sense of awakening and discernment that the people has gained from looking at how politicians responded in this time of uncertainty and panic. Vico Sotto remains to be the face of good governance and leadership and the people continue to look to their leaders to be like the young visionary mayor of Pasig. Here’s why.
Fame used to be a journey—from obscurity and struggle to getting your big break and then becoming a star. Now you don’t even have to step out of your living room.