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SEC rescinds Rappler’s incorporation papers

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THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the incorporation papers of online news site Rappler, Inc. and its parent company for failing to meet the constitutional limits on foreign ownership, as investors closely monitor the ruling’s implication on listed mass media companies. (4-0)

Atom gets more personal in web series

Atom Araullo isn’t someone who would describe himself as “loquacious,” especially behind the cameras—he tends to keep to himself. And that, he said, reflects on his behavior on social media. (4-0)

ABS-CBN, GMA claim TV ratings lead for 2017

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RIVAL TELEVISION networks ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network, Inc. both claimed the lead in nationwide TV ratings for 2017. (4-1)

Hair’s the thing

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White lights illuminate quite a narrow space. A variety of colorful and stylishly coiffed heads fill the shelves. At the corner on the right are hairstyles for everyday use and special occasions such as weddings and parties (i.e. Ariana Grande’s high ponytail); on the left side are eye-catching multi-colored styles with varying lengths (spotted: Marie Antoinette’s bouffant); and at the center are hairstyles worn by Wonder Woman, Cinderella, Snow White, and is that Chiyo Sakura? For a second, it felt like entering a dressing room shared by popular celebrities and fictional characters. (4-0)

GMA targets millennials with 3 exclusively online shows

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GMA NETWORK has ventured into creating original online content with the Jan. 1 launch of GMA ONE Online Exclusives, featuring three shows which are screened exclusively on the network’s YouTube page. (4-1)

WATCH: Kris Aquino gushes that Alden Richards is her local celeb crush

The Queen of All Media Kris Aquino really will be frank and candid when talking about what she likes, particularly men that interest her. (4-0)

Guess who’s the next rock star chef to arrive

A huge congratulations and happy anniversary to Mireio, the Provencal restaurant of Raffles Makati. I can’t believe it’s been a year since this restaurant opened. (4-0)

ABS-CBN, GMA claim ratings lead in November

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ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network, Inc. once again claimed the lead in nationwide television ratings for November, citing different audience measurement providers. (4-0)

Martin marks 35 years

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AS HE was recently named the endorser of Solaire Resort and Casino, it comes as no surprise that singer Martin Nievera will celebrate his 35th year in the music business with a concert at The Theatre in Solaire on Dec. 8. (4-0)

2 Inquirer editors, former Readers’ Advocate, among UPCMC honorees

Abelardo S. Ulanday, Inquirer associate editor for online and editor in chief of and Rolando B. Fernandez, Inquirer Northern Luzon Bureau chief (4-0)

GMA Network profit drops 25% in 9 months

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MANILA, Philippines — Net income of GMA Network Inc. declined 25 percent in the first nine months from a year ago amid the absence of election-related ads and slight increase in expenses. (9-2)

Gag show marks its 22nd year with musical special

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TWENTY-TWO years ago, Bubble Gang first aired on GMA Network — a sketch gag show inspired by Tropang Trumpo airing on what was then ABC-5, from which Michael V (Beethoven del Valle Bunagan in real life) and former Bubble Gang member Ogie Alcasid came. The show is now widely considered as the longest running gag show in Philippine TV history. (4-0)

GMA set to air local version of ‘Boys Over Flowers’

The Kapuso network will be airing the local version of the Korean hit drama “Boys Over Flowers”. (4-0)

ABS-CBN, GMA contest ratings lead in October

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MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN Corp. maintained its leadership in nationwide television ratings in October, while GMA Network Inc. claimed it won the ratings game in urban households. (4-0)

Jean Garcia thankful to be part of new Kapuso drama ‘Santa Santita’

Veteran drama actress Jean Garcia expressed gratitude for being part of the upcoming Kapuso drama series “Santa Santita”. (4-2)

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