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K-pop ‘idol’ band Beast enters 6th year as major creative force

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STYLISH sextet: Lee Kikwang, Jang Hyunseung, Son Dongwoon (who stayed in the Philippines for a time), Yang Yoseob, Yon
Dojoon and Yong Junhyung

With its seventh mini-album “Time,” whose lead track “12:30” topped several Korean music charts only a few hours after its release midnight on Oct. 20, “idol” boy band Beast appears to have broken the five-year curse on Korean pop (K-pop) music bands: after heady success in the early years, disintegration on the fifth.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

From less crime, less concrete to less doctor visits


For the national crime wave to stop. Filipinos may have gotten used to crime and violence that not many seem to have noticed there’s a crime wave sweeping the nation for some time now.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

While you were busy looking at Shalani, Liz Uy, atbp.

Shalani Soledad

2010 July 15—The administration’s crackdown on tax evaders begins with the filing of a tax evasion case against William R. Villarica, sole proprietor of W Villarica Pawnshop. July 26—President Benigno Aquino III delivers his first State of the Nation Address, baring a laundry list of anomalies under the Arroyo administration. Sept. 10—The government raises $1 […]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »