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CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES - RA 6713

Republic Act No. 6713 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, TO   UPHOLD THE TIME-HONORED PRINCIPLE OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEING A PUBLIC TRUST, GRANTING INCENTIVES AND REWARDS FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE, ENUMERATING PROHIBITED ACTS AND TRANSACTIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR   VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Section 1. Title. - This Act shall be known as the "Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees." Section 2. Declaration of Policies. - It is the policy of the State to promote a high standard of ethics in public service. Public officials and employees shall at all times be accountable to the people and shall discharge their duties with utmost responsibility, integrity, competence, and loyalty, act with patriotism and justice, lead modest lives, and uphold public interest over personal interest. Section 3. Definition of Terms. - As used in this Act, the term: (a) "Go

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (Phils. box-office opening weekend)

MUTANTS RULE AT P175 MILLION  “X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST” DOMINATES PHILS. BOX-OFFICE OPENING WEEKEND                   It was an epic battle that waged epic receipts at the Phils.box-office as the biggest ensemble in the X-Men universe, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” bowed at number 1 in the Phils. Box-office on its opening weekend (May 21 – 25) with P175 million haul from almost 400 screens nationwide.                     Helmed by Brian Singer, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” has dominated the local market with about 84% over-all market share and is now the Biggest Fox Film to open this year so far.    Likewise, the movie is now the Biggest Opening Weekend for a Fox film all-time and the Biggest Opening Weekend for the franchise.                        The outstanding box-office receipt is due to the rave reviews and repeat viewing eclipsing the entire lifetime gross of “The Wolverine” (P172M).   The movie has also surpassed that of “Captain Amer

ED SHEERAN'S SONG IN "THE FAULT IN OUR STARS"

ED SHEERAN’S SONG IN “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS”      John Green’s global bestseller struck a chord not only with young adults, but with readers of all ages, when it came out in 2012. The film, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort is equally compelling, bringing Green’s indelible characters to life on screen. It tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster (Woodley) and Gus Waters (Elgort), who are immediately drawn to each other when they meet at a cancer support group. Friendship and a shared sense of humor turn into something much deeper for the pair and we are swept along on their extraordinary journey as they embark on a quest that takes them thousands of miles away from home, to Amsterdam.   Ostensibly centered on two teenagers with cancer, at its heart “The Fault In Our Stars” is moving, funny and upbeat, about the joys and heartache of first love. In short, the film is an insightful celebration of life. There is powerful chemistry between the two stars of

GERARD BUTLER IN "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2"

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 - Official Trailer #2 - International English DRAGONS HAVE ALL MOVED IN WITH GERARD BUTLER IN “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”                   From DreamWorks Animation, “How To Train Your Dragon 2” is even more exciting than the first Oscar-nominated film. The 3D adventure is stunning, with beautiful animation, great characters and a powerful storyline about a boy named Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his dragon, Toothless. Gerard Butler returns as Hiccup’s dad, Stoick The Vast, mighty Chieftain of the Island of Berk.       Hiccup, now a young man, is contentedly flying with Toothless and exploring the frontiers of the Viking world, much to the annoyance of his father.   Stoick feels it’s high time his son stepped up to his leadership responsibilities and his heritage.    As the plot unfolds, Hiccup has to defend the villagers from the power-crazed Drago (Djimon Hounsou) and his army of dragon trappers.    And in a dramatic twist to this ex

ANSEL ELGORT - THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

ANSEL ELGORT: STARS SHINING BRIGHT                   One of this generation’s most remarkable heartthrob, multi-talented young actor Ansel Elgort takes his most challenging role yet in the most-awaited love story of the year in “The Fault In Our Stars.”                     “The Fault In Our Stars” celebrates the power of young love in all its magic, power and complexity where Elgort takes on the role of Augustus ‘Gus’ Waters, a teenager who is in remission from his osteosarcoma who met Hazel (Shailene Woodley) at a cancer support group in their community.   Based on the bestselling novel by John Green, the movie is the story of two remarkable teenagers who fall in love and embrace life despite the strong odds against them. Both are smart, funny and sarcastic. When they meet at a support group, Hazel Grace Lancaster is instantly smitten with Augustus Waters. The feeling is mutual. Despite dealing with serious health concerns on a daily basis, health doesn’t domi

Top 10 Richest Senators in the Philippines for 2014

Here are the top 10 richest senators in the Philippines for  2014: 1. Senator Villar 2. Senator Recto 3. Senator Marcos 4. Senator Estrada 5. Senator Revilla 6. Senator Poe-Llamanares 7. Senator Enrile 8. Senator Guingona 9. Senator Angara 10. Senator Santiago 3. Sen. Bongbong Marcos - P197.47 million

TOOTHLESS BACK IN "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2"

TOOTHLESS IS BACK IN “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”   Toothless, the dragon the world over loves is back in “How To Train Your Dragon 2” and recently graced this year’s Cannes Film Festival along with the rest of the stellar voice cast and director Dean DeBlois.   From DreamWorks Animation, the studio that brought you “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda” and “The Croods,” comes the highly anticipated sequel to the Academy Award®-nominated “How To Train Your Dragon,” based on the children’s book series by Cressida Cowell. In the thrilling second chapter of the epic trilogy, five years have passed since the heroic young Viking Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) befriended an injured dragon and forever changed the way the residents of Berk interact with the fire-breathers. Now, Vikings and dragons live side-by-side in peace on the fantastical isle that has been transformed into a dragon’s paradise.   But when grown-up responsibilities loom on the horizon, Hiccup and his faithfu

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE

"KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE" TRAILER RELEASE The trailer of "Kingsman: The Secret Service," the latest thrilling action caper directed by Matthew Vaughn has just been released by 20th Century Fox. “Kingsman: The Secret Service” stars Colin Firth and Taron Egerton, the latter of whom plays Eggsy, an exceptional young man who is squandering his potential in life and getting caught up in petty crime. Firth's Jack, who knew Eggsy's father is there to offer the boy a way out of trouble. And trouble arrives at the pub they're at in the form of a gang of toughs who have a beef with Eggsy.   "Kingsman: The Secret Service" will open on October 23 in cinemas from 20th Century Fox.

Vote for your FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2014

How to Vote Welcome back to the sexiest elections in the Philippines! There are two ways you can exercise your right to vote for the hottest females in the country: (1) Fill out the ballot found in every copy of  FHM  (only original ballots will be accepted; boo photocopies!) and send it to the address indicated; (2) Use this awesome microsite! If you already know who’s got your vote, simply type her name in the search box below then click her photo to add her to your ballot. Or if you need some inspiration, start exploring our list of nominees. You can also pick through our Featured Babes! You can vote for 10 (ten) women everyday until voting ends on June 5, 2014! Proceed to voting here:  http://m.fhm.com.ph/100sexiestwomen2014/vote/

The Nivea Song - New Days by Asher Lane

... Here comes the sun, it's for everyone I wish the sky was all mine Because we came from the ocean life We swim like dolphins in time Sometimes I wish that nothing would change Whatever you do, I'll see you the same New days, fly away Across the universe see you there So blue days, and you know when we go Across the universe If you dare We rise and shine with our sleepy eyes We feel the sun on our skin And deep inside I believe the time Will come to hold you again Sometimes I wish that nothing would change Whatever you do, I'll see you the same New days, fly away Across the universe see you there So blue days, and you know when we go Across the universe If you dare There's another New Day in your eyes Another Me and You day, if we try So carry all our troubles home lay them by the riverside and wash them away Fly away Across the universe see you there Fly away New days, fly away Across the universe see you

Spoiler Alert! "The Legal Wife" Ending

The Legal Wife is a 2014 Filipino melodramatic family drama television series broadcasting on ABS-CBN and worldwide on The Filipino Channel on January 27, 2014, replacing Maria Mercedes. Directed by Rory B. Quintos and Dado C. Lumibao, the series serves as a primetime comeback for Angel Locsin who had last starred in the fantasy drama television series Imortal in 2010, and the first television series for JC de Vera on ABS-CBN. Together with Locsin and de Vera, the series is also topbilled by Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador. It is the eighth television drama in the Philippines made by ABS-CBN filmed in high definition. The story revolves around Monica Santiago (Angel Locsin). Due to the past she encountered with her mother Eloisa (Rio Locsin), her life is put through the test in a whole new environment with her father Javier (Christopher de Leon), and her two brothers Javi (Joem Bascon) and Jasper (Ahron Villena). Through a set of circumstances, she will meet and fall in love with A

Joshua Garcia is PBB All In Big Winner

FEARLESS PREDICTION: Joshua Garcia will be hailed as the  Pinoy Big Brother All In big winner. The "Tatay's boy ng Batangas" will garner the most number of votes.  The 16-year-old Batangas native grew up with his uncle after her parents separated when he was still a kid. He also had to stop schooling because of lack of money. Now reunited with his dad, Joshua is determined to finish his studies and help his family. Share your own predictions below!  ;) 

15 Things That Make You a Baguio Person

Here are random instances that might make you feel the feels: Despite the fact that everyone gets enthusiastic about strawberries, you go, "Like, duh! We have a whole farm of those!" you roll your eyes and add everything else is strawberry-tized -- from jams to wines to taho!  You recognize how fresh vegetables really looks, smells and tastes like, and as Sayote may cost a fortune in other areas, in Baguio, you can ask from your neighbour’s backyard or you're lucky if the vines has branched out over your side already.  You secretly know the lyrics to country music when it is played on the radio, more so you sing along every time the Magic 99.9 jingle is on. Leather jackets are for cowboys, denim jackets are what you take when you go swimming and those killer boots? those are made for Baguio walking.  Midland is where you check out what’s in, hot and not in the city including obituaries.  Dainty, Star Café or Luisa’s is where the oldies meet up for

The Town for Hay Day!! *coming soon*

We mentioned some time ago that we are working on a HUGE update for Hay Day, and now it's time to start revealing some Sneak Peeks from it.   The new update will come with a  completely new area  where you will be able to build your own  Town !!!   We are super EGGcited about this update, and we are sure you guys will love it too!! Since this is such a HUGE new feature/update, we thought to share some information about it already today even though the update is not out yet. Here's a short version of the Town FAQ, just to get you started. Q: What is this Town feature? A: The Town is a new special area which will be available in the next update for Hay Day (to be released soon). When you have fixed up your Town, a train will start to arrive bringing you visitors that want to visit various Service Buildings. You then need to serve the visitors according to their requests. Keep an eye open for sneak peeks on what kind of Service Buildings and visitors the update will have

Free Fries to Celebrate National Burger's Month at Wham

 Free Fries to Celebrate National Burger’s Month at Wham  It's burger month and Wham is making everyone’s next burger lunch out extra-special with finger-friendly, crisp and addictingly good french fries for free. Since this favorite side dish makes a gastronomically glorious pair with a juicy and char-grilled burger that’s always in season, burger lovers shouldn’t miss this offer whole month of May.  Simply print out the Free Fries Lunch Out Coupon valid per single purchase receipt from the Wham Burgers Facebook Fan Page and avail this promotion from 11 AM to 3 PM with a purchase of any burger. Spicing up every bite of your favorite burger are the variety of toppings and cheese choices as a savory addition, guaranteed to tweak the taste from something spicy, cheesy or tangy.  With burgers and free fries supremely good as this,  your lunch out surely calls for the companion of family and friends  to fully enjoy Wham’s 100% char-grilled beef, the star in this filling and s

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES - Latest Trailer Reveal

"DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” (3D) LATEST TRAILER REVEAL                   20 th Century Fox has just revealed the latest hair-raising trailer of “Dawn of The Planet of the Apes” where the apes have risen to become the stronger species   and man is fighting   to stop their increasing dominion over Earth. See full trailer reveal here - Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes                 The movie takes place 10 years after the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Directed by Matt Reeves, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” takes man on an all-out war against the primates on who will finally inherit the earth.                 Starring Jason Clarke, Keri Russell and Gary Oldman , “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D) will open on July 9 in theaters nationwide from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.                  

QUICKSILVER IN X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

QUICKSILVER: CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN IN “X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST” (3D)                   “X-Men: Days of Future Past”   features more mutants than have ever been on screen together before for a massive adventure launching us from an apocalyptic future back into the world of the First Class team. In Days of Future Past, a years-long world conflict between humans and mutants has taken its toll on their numbers, and now a scant few remain, including Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), Erik “Magneto” Lehnsherr (Ian McKellen), Kitty Pryde (Ellen Page), and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman). Driven to near extinction by the technological terrors unleashed by Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage), the team forms a desperate plan: time travel.                   Using Kitty Pryde’s powers, Wolverine’s consciousness will be sent back into his younger self in the 1970s, where he’ll have to track down and help the First Class versions of the characters in order to stop Trask. But

JOURNEY OF FOREVER - "THE FAULT IN OUR STARS"

JOURNEY OF FOREVER STARTS ON JUNE 5 IN CINEMAS: “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS”                   “The Fault In Our Stars,” this generation’s widely read story of love and its infinities from scribe John Green will finally unfold on the big screen on June 5 in the Philippines from 20 th   Century Fox.    The “The Fault In Our Stars” celebrates the power of young love in all its magic, power and complexity.                     The film follows Hazel and Gus, played by today’s well-loved pair – Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, as their relationship develops from their first meeting at a cancer support group until the time they set off on a surprising and exciting journey to Amsterdam.                   For all the characters, it was paramount that every aspect of their lives felt authentic.   Producer Wyck Godfrey notes that, “John Green said the reason he loves writing about teenagers is that they are not yet that cynical.   In some ways they live very ope

Nichole Baranda Selfie Photo and Kissing Video?

I managed to do a screenshot of an alleged video and photo of Pinoy Big Brother All In housemate from a post on Facebook.  The screenshot shows an alleged kissing video of Nichole. Is this true or it's just another facebook spam. Below is the unedited screenshot of the facebook post,

X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST GLOBAL X-PERIENCE

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST X-MEN X-PERIENCE DETAILS   Follow along as the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past take-over the globe! Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Shawn Ashmore, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore Evan Peters, and Fan BingBing bring the film to audiences around the world through global premieres, live chats, exclusive videos and photos. The “X-Men X-Perience,” presented by TCL, kicks off with the major ensemble cast at the global premiere in New York City on Saturday, May 10 th . The cast will then divide to cover the world and appear in different countries the entire week of May 12 th .   X-perience the Days of Future Past along with the following links here in the Philippines too starting May 11 (Sunday):   Facebook/20 th Century Fox (Philippines) and Youtube/20 th CenturyFoxPh for the simultaneous broadcast postings of this worldw