Funny and Amazing Stories, Entertainment News We Shared This Week

Just like that, another week has passed! Indeed, time flies so fast that we are now in the 3rd quarter of the year! Next thing we know, it’s already Christmas!

Well, before we head on to the Yuletide season, let’s have a weekly roundup first of some funny, amazing, and heartwarming stories we gathered this week!

Monday, August 1, 2016 – News and Entertainment


Our week started right when the government has officially announced the famous 911 and 8888 hotlines!

More on the news, following the road rage accident, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is thinking of putting more bike lanes in Manila.

Cyclists pathway sign.

Cyclists pathway sign. Photo via Google.

Read more about it here: Mayor Estrada to put up bike lanes after Quiapo road rage incident


Marian Rivera was hailed as one of the most beautiful Filipino celebrities!

marian most beautiful celebrity

The Gazette Review is a Minneapolis-based media company that featured the “Top Ten Most Beautiful Celebrities in the Philippines.”

marian most beautiful celebrity

Marian Rivera- Dantes landed in the no.1 spot. The article also recognized a few actresses like Kc Concepcion, Anne Curtis, just to name a few.

Read more about it here: Marian Rivera Hailed as the Most Beautiful Filipino Celebrity by US-based media company

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

If last year was our year for beauty pageants, this year, our Filipino celebrities have been recognized in the international media publications. The Esquire Philippines announced that the Sexiest Woman Alive for 2016 is Pia Wurtzbach.

Pia Wurtzbach is Esquire Philippines Sexiest Woman Alive

The revelation happened yesterday, August 1, 2016, via Esquire Philippines’ Facebook account. The cover photo was captured by Francisco Guerrero and demonstrated Pia’s contemporary yet elegant fashion sense remarkably.

Read more about it here: Esquire Philippines’ Sexiest Woman Alive 2016 is Pia Wurtzbach

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The entertainment industry is gaining recognition left and right, hey! After Marian Rivera-Dantes with Gazette, one of the famous loveteams in the Philippines James Reid and Nadine Lustre, were featured in Teen Vogue.


Teen Vogue, another US-based magazine featured the real life couple, James Reid and Nadine Lustre, famously known as JaDine.


According to the article entitled: “James Reid and Nadine Lustre are the Filipino Love Team You Need to Know, written by Isis Briones, tackled the concept of “love team” in the Philippines and how this has changed the couple.

Read more about it here: Teen Vogue described James Reid and Nadine Lustre as the “Filipino love team you need to know”


I must admit that one of the best highlights that happened this week was seeing our President Rodrigo Duterte visited our courageous soldiers at the AFP Medical Center.

Duterte visits AFP

Most importantly, the report says that the President will offer financial assistance and reassured that he “won’t abandon them.” It was also reported, he invited them to dinner in Malacañang.

Read more about it here: IMAGES: President Duterte Visits AFP Medical Center

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The funniest #hugotline we’ve seen this week was courtesy of Rommel Aguilar Buhay.

extrajudicial feelings

This totally made my day! While I am aware that Netizens are creative in making memes go viral, this #hugotline shared by Rommel Aguilar Buhay is the most clever one, by far! (At least for me). Can you top that?

Read more about it here: VIRAL: Netizen’s (Hilarious) Plead: “Stop Extrajudicial Feelings.”

Friday, August 5, 2016

 Another blessing in the entertainment industry and another blessing for our sexiest woman alive! Pia Wurtzbach is apparently hailed as the “Person of the Year.”

Pia Wurtzbach Person of the Year

Apparently, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is “Person of the Year” according to Yes! Magazine.

Miss Universe Facebook Page posted a copy of the said recognition on their page. They also thanked magazine “for the lovely piece”.

Read more about it here: ENTERTAINMENT: Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is “Person of the Year”

Phew, that was one amazing week! We hope to see more interesting and spectacular stories in the coming days!

So, how did your week go?  Share your favorite story you read in WhenInManila this week in the comment section below!


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