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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

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES - Ape Evolution Trailer

trailer link: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Ape Evolution)   PERFORMANCE CAPTURE CREATES APE EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION IN “DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” TRAILER   20 th Century Fox has recently shared the hair-raising performance capture behind the upcoming revolutionary action thriller “Dawn of The Planet of The Apes,” where Caesar, a CGI-created ape introduced in the previously released “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is now an older, wiser and more troubled character.   Watch trailer here Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Ape Evolution) Performance captured by Andy Serkis, Caesar is now the leader of the more dominant species, now a ‘husband’ and father too, he is bent on protecting his family against the humans.   “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” takes place 10 years after in the wake of the Simian flu which has wiped out most of mankind and the apes have evolved to be the stronger species. The primates in “Dawn of the Planet of t

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 - gang's all back

trailer link: How to Train Your Dragon 2 | Dragons and Riders   THE GANG’S ALL BACK WITH NEW FRIENDS IN “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”                 The universal appeal of Hiccup and Toothless has touched the hearts of many people round the globe when the first “How To Train Your Dragon” soared successfully into theatres last 2010 and nabbed two Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature and Original Score.   The first film, based on the children’s books written by British author Cressida Cowell, introduced to audiences the gangly teenage Viking Hiccup, whose world is flipped upside down when he encounters and befriends an injured dragon he names Toothless. In the upcoming sequel, “How To Train Your Dragon 2,” it is Hiccup’s coming of age story, “not the ‘further adventures’ of Hiccup and Toothless” as some sequels are prone to do. When director Dean DeBlois pitched his idea for the second film to DreamWorks Animation executives, another cru

OLIVIA WILDE - THIRD PERSON

OLIVIA WILDE’S TEMPESTUOUS AFFAIR WITH LIAM NEESON IN “THIRD PERSON”   Modern-day renaissance actress Olivia Wilde, who effortlessly transitions from sharing the screen with renowned actors to working alongside devoted doctors and teachers in Haitian refugee camps stars in the upcoming romantic thriller “Third Person” opposite Liam Neeson.     Scripted and helmed by Academy Award Winner Paul Haggis (“Crash”), “Third Person” is set in Paris, New York and Rome that follows three intersecting stories of love and relationships in crises.   Michael (Liam Neeson) is a Pulitzer Prize winning author who has holed himself up in a hotel suite in Paris to finish his latest book.   He recently left his wife, Elaine (Kim Basinger), and is having an affair with an ambitious young writer, Anna (Olivia Wilde) who has her own agenda.   Wilde’s character Anna is young, beautiful and damaged.   An aspiring New York writer but currently working as a gossip reporter at

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (box-office Phils.)

  “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” GATHERS THE LARGEST OF CONSTELLATION AT PHILIPPINES’ BOX-OFFICE AT P52 MILLION OPENING    The phenomenal bestselling book by John Green, “The Fault In Our Stars,” adapted to film starring today’s most talented young actors Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort is now a certified blockbuster film on its opening weekend across the globe.   Like fate, the movie’s success has already been written in the stars when it opened to a lustrous P52 million  in just four (4) days after it opened (June 5) in the Phils., likewise, it also earned a brilliant $48 million in the U.S. on its opening weekend. Benefitting from its massive fan base and impressive word-of-mouth, cinemas have noted a repeat in the views, not just twice but as much as reaching a fourth recurrence.  This phenomenal draw in the Philippines had Google’s analytics gone bonkers as reported in Time Magazine when it found out that not India, not Spain and not even the United States where John Green i

THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR - trailer

TRAILER LINK: DreamWorks' Penguins of Madagascar | Official UK Trailer #1 HD | 2014 HERE COMES THE TRAILER: "THE PENGUINS OF MADAGSCAR" DreamWorks Animation's "The Penguins of Madagascar" trailer is here : DreamWorks' Penguins of Madagascar | Official UK Trailer #1 HD | 2014 This latest animated espionage caper is directed by Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell, the comedy stars the outrageous quartet elite commandos with unparalleled fighting skills from the Madagascar movies - Skipper (voiced by executive producer Tom McGrath), Kowalski (Chris Miller), Rico (John DiMaggio) and Private (Christopher Knights). As "The Penguins of Madagascar" continue their mission, they come into conflict and ultimately team with the high-tech animal organization known as North Wind (its motto: "No one breaks the Wind").  They don't see eye to eye as regards tactics and gadgetry and more hilarity ensues as they go de

MILA KUNIS AND JAMES FRANCO IN "THIRD PERSON"

MILA KUNIS VS. JAMES FRANCO FOR CHILD CUSTODY IN “THIRD PERSON”                   Award-winning director Paul Haggis’ latest romantic thriller “Third Person” follows the journeys of three sets of couple at three different stages of a relationship set at the backdrop of Paris, Rome and New York.   The movie’s main character Michael, played by Liam Neeson, a novelist who’d been famous for his previous work has holed himself up in a hotel suite in Paris finishing his latest book.   Within the hotel works a maid named Julia, Mila Kunis’ character – an ex-soap opera actress who was once a frequent guest at the hotel.                                 Julia is caught in a custody battle for her 6-year old son with her ex-husband Rick played by James Franco, who is a famous New York artist.    With her support cut off and her legal costs ruinous, Julia’s lawyer Theresa (Maria Bello) has secured Julia one final chance to change the court’s mind and be reunited with t

Ramon Bautista's TFTFZx Viral Video means AYOS Giveaway

I'm pleased to share with you the press release for the TFTFZx viral video-AyosLangYan giveaway. Season change. Stuvvs happen, ayos lang yan. Back with a new web-series, Ramon Bautista stars in Tales of the Friend Zone X (#TFTFx) to share the bittersweet love story of Arvin Jimenez (Ramon Bautista) and Teacher Ines (Nikki Veron Cruz). Set as a love story filled with pwetty sunsets and “Love is only real when baduy” moments, #TFTFZx will make any love bird tweet feelings to the max. Also starring TV personality, Nikki Veron, and the boys of Boy’s Night Out, Sam YG, Tony Toni, and Slick Rick; TFTFZx is the ayos way of welcoming the cold rainy days of June. But it’s not all weepy feelings for TFTFZx. To reward the fans of TFTFZx and the 2013 release of Tales from the Friend Zone series ( http://blog.ayosdito.ph/index.php/tales-from-the-friend-zone-zero-tftfz-tftfzero/ ), AyosDito.ph is giving away fabulous prizes perfect for mending broken hearts. Starting on June 11 until June

ALWAYS A THIRD PERSON IN RELATIONSHIPS

ALWAYS A “THIRD PERSON” IN RELATIONSHIPS                 Academy Award Winner director Paul Haggis (“Crash) once again explores complex characters in the intriguing interconnected stories in “Third Person” starring Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Maria Bello, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, Loan Chabanol and Moran Atias.                 At the core of the story is Liam Neeson, who plays Michael,   a Pulitzer Prize winning author who has holed himself up in a hotel suite in Paris to finish his latest book.   He recently left his wife, Elaine (Kim Basinger), and is having a tempestuous affair with an ambitious young writer, Anna (Olivia Wilde) who has her own agenda. At the same time, Scott (Adrien Brody), a shady American businessman, is in Italy to steal designs from fashion houses. Hating everything Italian, Scott is in search of something decent to eat when he meets Monika (Moran Atias), a breathtakingly beautiful gypsy, who is about to be reunited with he

PRIME CAESAR IN "DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES"

HEAR YE! PRIME APE CAESAR IN “DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES”                   Man’s experiments with genetic engineering in the previously (2011) released blockbuster “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” led to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.   Thus, Caesar, a newly orphaned young chimp then has risen to become the supreme of all apes, with his highly-developed intelligence comes an aggressive and dangerous protective instincts typical of adult male as he matures.                   Now, Caesar not just speaks, but rules a steady growing nation of genetically evolved apes in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” where a pandemic known as the Simian Flu wiped out most of the human race and where the apes have continued to build a community in Muir Woods. Gradually the lights of civilization began to dim and become non-existent. For all intents and purposes, humanity has perished. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves

DREAMWORKS' "HOME" - photo and trailer

trailer link: http://youtu.be/g50GhaH0U3Y DREAMWORKS' "HOME" FIRST LOOK AND INTERNATIONAL TRAILER REVEAL Directed by Tim Johnson and featuring the voices of Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Jim Parsons and Steve Martin, " Home " leads an alien race to Earth who had long been looking for a place to call home .  In the movie, an overly-confident alien named Boov gets busy reorganizing the Earth and had the humans promptly relocated.  Meanwhile, Tip (Rihanna), a teenage girl manages to avoid capture and accidentally finds Boov's  accomplice named Oh (Parsons).  The two become unlikely buddies and together as fugitives, they embark on a comical globe-trotting adventure on the road trip of a lifetime to go home .  " Home " will open soon in cinemas (March 2015) from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES - international trailer

trailer link: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Intl Trailer   “DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” INTERNATIONAL TRAILER REVEAL   This July, two worlds will collide as man and ape fight for dominion over Earth in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” see its latest hair-raising international trailer release here, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Intl Trailer   Directed by Matt Reeves and stars a powerhouse cast led by Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke and Keri Russell,   “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” sees a growing nation of genetically evolved apes, led by Caesar (Serkis) that are threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.   They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.   In “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Caesar’s principal human contact is Malcolm, portrayed by Jason Clarke. M

SNEAK PREVIEWS ON JUNE 9 & 10 - HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

  SNEAK PREVIEWS on June 9 & 10 – “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”                                 20 th Century Fox brings the high-flying adventure, “How To Train Your Dragon 2” ahead of its   regular release date in Philippine cinemas with its nationwide sneak previews on June 9 (Monday) and June 10 (Tuesday) starting at 5:00pm.                        From DreamWorks Animation, the studio that brought the world blockbuster family animation such as “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 fantas

AMERICA FERRERA in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

  AMERICA FERRERA’S ASTRID: ALL GROWN-UP IN “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”   America Ferrera stars alongside Jay Baruchel in “How Tot Train Your Dragon 2,” the second film in the animated 3D trilogy about a young Viking calledHiccup and his dragon, Toothless.   As the thrilling story unfolds, Hiccup has an unexpected meeting with an extraordinary woman who shares his passion for dragons - his mother Valka (Cate Blanchett).   Also starring in the film are Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse,T.J. Miller and Craig Ferguson.   Baruchel voices the story’s intrepid hero while Ferrera plays his feisty girlfriend, Astrid.   Five years on from the original 2010 film from DreamWorks Animation, we find Hiccup enjoying life as an explorer. But his dad, Stoick, the mighty Chieftain of Berk (Gerard Butler), thinks his son needs to shape up and take his responsibilities as a future leader more seriously.   There is currently peace on Berk, where humans and dragons are li

CATE BLANCHETT IN "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2"

  ACADEMY AWARD-WINNER CATE BLANCHETT LENDS VOICE IN “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2”                 This year’s Academy Award-Winner for Best Actress, Cate Blanchett, joins the family of Vikings and dragons in “How To Train Your Dragon 2.”                 Playing opposite the voices of the returning cast along with Gerard Butler, Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, Blanchett lends voice to Valka, the long-lost mother of Hiccup.   Upon meeting her, Hiccup and dad Stoick (Butler) find out that she has been living with and protecting the dragons in a hidden haven.                   All grown up, as Hiccup searches for answers and gets deeper into the mystery of dragons surfacing and missing, it’s not long before he and Toothless come face-to-face with the dragon rider, who turns out to be someone Hiccup thought he would never meet: his mother. Taken by a dragon when Hiccup was just a baby, she’s been missing for 20 years and presumed dead by the villa

LAURA DERN AND SAM TRAMMELL - "THE FAULT IN OUR STARS"

THIS GENERATION’S PARENTS: LAURA DERN AND SAM TRAMMELL IN “THE FAULT IN OUR STARS”                   Typifying this generation’s parents are Laura Dern and Sam Trammell in the book-to-film adaptation of “The Fault In Our Stars” from author John Green and director Josh Boone.                   The film follows Hazel(Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) as their relationship develops and they set off on a surprising and exciting journey to Amsterdam.   Laura Dern, who plays Frannie, Hazel Grace Lancaster’s mother in the film.    “What I love about the story is that it is not about cancer; it is about falling in love and being true to who you are, not apologizing for yourself,” says Dern.“It is about believing in the moment and really honoring the joy of the moment, no matter how bad everything might look. And those are themes we all need today.”   Together with her husband Michael, played by Sam Trammell,Frannie is a devoted mother, coping with an