Sunday, February 28, 2021

World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

ABS-CBN Restores Philippine Classics “Malvarosa” And “Biyaya Ng Lupa”

ABS-CBN Restores Philippine Classics “Malvarosa” And “Biyaya Ng Lupa”

Spotlight

World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

ABS-CBN has restored two of the Philippines’ most significant and critically-acclaimed movies produced by LVN Pictures, “Malvarosa” and “Biyaya ng Lupa” using its own facilities—a first for the company since establishing ABS-CBN Film Restoration and the ABS-CBN Film Archives.

“The restoration of “Malvarosa” and “Biyaya ng Lupa” using ABS-CBN’s own facilities is a milestone that we are proud of,” Leo Katigbak, head of ABS-CBN Film Restoration said at the screening of the two films at the recently held QCinema Film Festival.

“Malvarosa,” a story of a poverty-stricken family that was overcome by tragic circumstances starred legendary film actors Charito Solis, Leroy Salvador, Vic Silayan, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Vic Diaz, Rey Ruiz, Eddie Rodriguez, and Rebecca del Rio, who won the Best Actress at the 5th Asian Film Festival.

“Biyaya ng Lupa” is a family drama of epic scope starring Tony Santos, Sr. and Rosal Rosal as married couple Jose and Maria. Their happy life, though not perfect, is marred upon the arrival of Bruno (Joseph de Cordova), into their lives. Bruno blames Jose for the series of misfortunes that he encounters on Jose and is determined to destroy the entire family. The movie also starred Leroy Salvador, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Marita Zobel, and Danilo Jurado as the Jose and Maria’s children Miguel, Arturo, Angelita, and Lito, respectively. Salvador won Best Actor at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) and Best Supporting Actor at the Asian Film Festival, while the movie was nominated as Best Picture in the Berlin International Film Festival and FAMAS in 1960.

“Malvarosa” and “Biyaya ng Lupa” were digitally scanned in 4k resolution and partially restored using the ABS-CBN Film Archives’ own equipment.

Upon undergoing the scan, the two movies’ brightness and contrast were also adjusted, their scratches and specks eliminated, and audio noise such as pops, crackles, hiss, and sizzles removed.

Majority of the titles that are in ABS-CBN’s archives were previously restored with the help of Central Digital Lab in Makati, Il Imagine Ritrovata in Hongkong and Italy, and Kantana Post Production in Thailand

Through the years, ABS-CBN has already restored almost 180 titles, including Gerry de Leon’s “Banaue,” Joey Romero’s “Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon”, Mario O’Hara & Romy Suzara’s “Mga Bilanggong Birhen”, Danny Zialcita’s “Karma”, Peque Gallaga’s “Oro Plata Mata”, Mike de Leon’s “Kakabakaba ka ba?” Ishmael Bernal’s “Himala,” and many more.

For the upcoming C1 Originals Festival, more restored films are coming, including “Misteryo sa Tuwa” and “Bulaklak sa City Jail,” which will both premiere on November 11. Meanwhile, other restrored classics that are set to attract movie aficionados at the festival are “Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit,” “Minsa’y Isang Gamu-Gamo,” “Saan Ka Man Naroroon,” “Tisoy!,” “Mga Bilanggong Birhen,” “Bad Bananas sa Puting Tabing, and “Nunal Sa Tubig.”

ABS-CBN Film Archives has already completed the scanning of LVN classics like “Ibong Adarna,” and “Anak Dalita,” and is set to complete the scanning of another Avellana masterpiece—”Badjao.” It is also working on Experimental Cinema of the Philippines’ last film, “Soltero,” as well as “Danny Zialcita’s “Tinimbang Ang Langit,” and more.

The continuous restoration of classic Filipino movies is ABS-CBN’s contribution to the preservation of the country’s cultural heritage. It’s “Sagip Pelikula” campaign, which promoted the restoration of classic movies to younger audiences, was awarded by the International Association of Business Communicators the Gold Quill in 2019.

Ilocos Norte To Hire Seniors, OSYs As Tourism Aides

The Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) will be going to hire some tourism aides, including senior citizens and out-of-school youths (OSY).

PRC Partners With Angkas For Humanitarian Efforts

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) partners with Angkas to assist in the delivery of humanitarian interventions such as blood needs, first aid, and other responses in relation to the fight against Covid-19.

Subic Bay Freeport Expressway Inaugurated

Bukas na ang 8.2km Subic Freeport Expressway!

Attention Fur-Parents: Here’s A Free Guide For Your Pet Ownership Journey!

First time fur-parent ka ba? Here's a free guide for you and your first doggo's journey!

Sarangani Allots P48.5-M For Hospitalization Needs Of Indigents

Sarangani government allots some PHP48.5 million to support the residents in need of advanced and critical care services in private hospitals.

NegOr Health Authorities Gear Up For Covid Vax Info Drive

Negros Oriental health authorities gear up for a massive information and dissemination campaign.

No Decision Yet On Seating Capacity Of Cinemas: MMDA

There is no approved seating capacity yet for the reopening of cinemas in the country.

3 Pinoy Space Engineers Make History With Maya-2 Cubesat Launch

Three Pinoy geniuses mark the history of space science in the Philippines with the launch of the country's second cube satellite, called Maya-2 CubeSat.

Ten Lucky Participants To Meet James Reid In TaskUs Dibs Virtual Concert

TaskUs employees will have a chance to meet and greet James Reid virtually at TaskUs’ vritual concert on Friday, February 26.

De Lima Thanks US Congresswoman Schakowsky For Joining Calls For Her Release

"Congresswoman Schakowsky, I am both grateful and humbled for your support and concern for my situation here in the Philippines," said de Lima as she thanked the US Congresswoman for supporting her immediate release after her fourth year of unjust detention.

Spotlight

World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

Lifestyle

ÀMEN Launches New Mask Collection Via Fashion Show Featuring 3D Finger Puppets

ÀMEN joins the trend as it launches its newest 3D finger puppet mask collection on March 5 in celebration of Women's Month.

Jollibee USA Serves Next-Level Chickenjoy In New Musical Advertisement

Jollibee USA's new Chickenjoy commercial leaves viewers the Last Song Syndrome ‘LSS’ effect. Mapapakanta ka na lang talaga habang nagki-crave.

Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine Is Safe: FDA

FDA Director General Eric Domingo says "its safety profile is good" referring to Sinovac Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine with an efficacy rate of 65.3 to 91.2%.

Pwede More Or Sana All: Order A Variety Of Max’s Group Favorites

You can now order a variety of items from different brands in just one transaction with Max's Group's latest innovation!

Entertainment

Vice Ganda: “Baka Akala Ng Mga Foreigners Sila Lang Kayang Bumili Nito”

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Regine Promises New Repertoire And Surprise Guest In “Freedom” Concert

Alamin ano itong panibagong pasabog na ihahatid ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa kaniyang mga fans sa nalalapit nitong concert.

“Tunay Na Buhay” Turns 10, Features Life Story Of Vic Sotto

In celebration of "Tunay na Buhay" 10th anniversary features personal stories of Vic Sotto including his childhood memories, how TVJ group started, and his principles as a father.

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Pinoys Urged To Unite, Protect Rights On People Power Anniversary

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DPWH Turns Over New Isolation Facilities To Bataan Town

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NegOr Health Authorities Gear Up For Covid Vax Info Drive

Negros Oriental health authorities gear up for a massive information and dissemination campaign.

TESDA Distributes Over 2K Tool Kits To Graduates

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Cordillera Regional Office (TESDA-CAR) distributes 2,711 tool kits to its scholars who graduated in the 16 short courses.

Travel

Palawan Eyes Reopening Of Calauit Safari Park In March

Palawan government eyes to open the Calauit Safari Park in Palawan by March.

DENR-Davao Intensifies Mt. Apo Trekking And Camping Policy

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DOT Backs Vaccine Passport For Tourism Recovery

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Hopes Up On Ilocos Norte Eco-Adventure Park Revival

An eco-adventure park in Ilocos Norte could soon be in development!

Motoring

Road Improvement Needed To Address Insurgency: PRRD

President Duterte sees the need to improve barangay roads in Mindanao, especially in the Caraga region, to address the insurgency in the place.

MMDA To Open Zipper Lane For EDSA People Power Anniversary

MMDA sets to open a zipper lane along White Plains Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb.25) for the celebration of the 35th EDSA People Power Revolution.

DPWH Proposal To Upgrade Currimao Seaport Access Road OK’d

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