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October 30, 2014

Elemento, GMA’s family friendly horror series, literally ends with a bang this Halloween.

In the finale episode, a little girl named Anya is bullied by her classmates for her dark skin and curly hair. She unexpectedly fights back with an alarming power. Anya creates fire and explosions simply by staring at objects when she gets angry.

October 30, 2014

GMA Network will have the viewers swooning and smiling at the same time as the newest light-hearted drama series More Than Words begins this November. The show makes a case for the power of writing one’s own life to find love.

More Than Words stars Janine Gutierrez and Elmo Magalona, the widely embraced Kapuso love team that will once again captivate the audience, following the hit remake of Villa Quintana.

October 30, 2014

The first and only nature and wildlife series on Philippine television is now on its 7th year!

The Born to be Wild team, led by hosts Doc Ferds Recio and Doc Nielsen Donato, has travelled the entire Philippines and neighboring Asian countries to bring viewers close encounters with the wild.

October 30, 2014

Multi-talented artist Iya Villania returns to GMA as she signed an exclusive contract with the Network. The contract signing was held on October 29, 2014 at the 16th floor Boardroom of GMA Network and attended by the top officers of the Network.

Present at the contract signing were Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable, Vice President for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata, Vice President for Drama Redgie A. Magno, Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier-Cruz, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara and Iya’s manager Arnold Vegafria.

October 29, 2014

QUEZON City, Oct. 29, 2014—A Catholic priest slams “patronage politics”, stressing it is the logical result of pork barrel.

In a recent statement, Fr. Ben Alforque, main convenor of the Church People’s Alliance Against Pork Barrel (CPAAPB), asserts the patronage politics fostered by the pork barrel system “does not bring the best service to the Filipino people, especially the poor”...

October 29, 2014

MANILA, Oct. 29, 2014— The Catholic Church is taking the Filipinos’ high trust like a booster shot to continue doing its mission to evangelize.

Fr. Marvin Mejia, CBCP secretary general, said the Church being the most trusted institution as evident in the latest Philippine Trust Index should spur the Church to fulfill its pastoral duty...

October 28, 2014

MANILA, Oct. 27, 2014— Pope Francis has appointed Manila Auxiliary Bishop Bernardino Cortez as the new Bishop of the Prelature of Infanta in Quezon province. The appointment was announced at 12 noon in Rome (7pm, Manila time) on Monday, October 27. Cortez will succeed Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona as the fourth bishop of Infanta...

October 28, 2014

One of GMA Network’s award-winning documentary programs, Front Row is this year’s Winner of the prestigious UNICEF Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for Television. Its winning documentary, “Ulilang Lubos” (Orphaned) follows the daily life of 10-year-old Princess, who has had to take care of three younger siblings since their mother abandoned them. Princess washes produce at a wet market to earn money. She receives five to 20 pesos for this...

October 28, 2014

QUEZON City, Oct. 28, 2014—A former rector of the University of Santo Tomás (UST) in Manila died on Monday, Oct. 27, from a yet undisclosed cause, the official Facebook page of the university reports...

October 28, 2014

MANILA, Oct. 27, 2014—Citing Jesus as an example, the Catholic Church said society should finally learn the lesson that the innocent could lose their lives to the death penalty, stressing that its revival is unjustified.

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