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Isabel Granada: A life well-lived

Isabel Granada: A life well-lived

By GMA Network ISABEL Granada’s death was the sad news that greeted Manila on this gloomy Sunday. According to Granada’s cousin, Joseph Rivera, the actress died on Saturday Nov 4, at 6 p.m. (Qatar time) “with the comfort of the family”. She was 41. Rivera later posted the official statement of Arnel Cowley, Granada’s second husband: “It is with great […]

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Former Senator Leticia Ramos Shahani passes away @ 87

FORMER senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani, 87,  died while in a coma early Monday morning in a Taguig City hospital where she is being treated for cancer. “Bereft and full of grief, but still strangely peaceful in the knowledge that she is now free from all suffering,” Shahani’s daughter, Lila Shahani, posted on Facebook. She also posted that her mother died at […]

Former Quezon City councilor Herminio “Butch” Bautista dies @ 82

Former Quezon City councilor Herminio “Butch” Bautista dies @ 82

FORMER Quezon City legislator Actor Herminio “Butch” Bautista died Monday while undergoing medical treatment at the Philippine Heart Center. He was 82. Bautista, the father of QC Mayor Herbert Bautista, was first elected barangay chair of Barangay Sacred Heart before becoming a city councilor in 1988 during the term of former Mayor Brigido Simon Jr.. He started his acting career […]

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Carrie Fisher’s Mother Passes Away Soon After Daughter’s Death – Reports

By Sputnik News Debbie Reynolds, the mother of late Carrie Fisher, the American actress who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies, has died at the hospital at the age of 84, US media report. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Reynolds died at the hospital where she was taken from her son’s home in Beverly Hills on Wednesday after suffering a stroke, TMZ said. Debbie’s daughter, […]

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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s longtime leader, dies at 90

By RT AFTER years of dealing with failing health, Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban revolution who steered the country through decades of a US economic blockade, has died, state media report. Castro died in Havana on Friday at 10:29pm local time, Cuban television said. His death was announced by his brother Raul, who took the reins after Fidel stepped down. […]

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University of Santo Tomas’ Dr. Emmanuel Galang dies @ 81.

University of Santo Tomas’ Dr. Emmanuel Galang dies @ 81.

FORMER University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Arts and Letters professor, Dr. Emmanuel Valderueda Galang, PhD.; died Tuesday (October 25) due to organ failure. He was 81. The good professor is the former faculty Executive Assistant for the Academic Affairs and Executive Secretary for the Rector. He taught Philosophy, Logic and Theology, both in the Faculty of Arts and Letters […]

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Former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passes away at 71

Former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passes away at 71

FORMER presidential candidate and ex-Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passes away Thursday night in a hospital in Taguig City after battling lung cancer. She was 71. The feisty former lawmaker died at 8:52 a.m. (Philippine time) in her sleep. She was diagnosed to be suffering from Stage four lung cancer in 2014. Despite her illness she ran for the third time for […]

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Mateo Lao Yap dies @ 77

Mateo Lao Yap dies @ 77

MATEO LAO YAP, 78, the father of former National Press Club (NPC) president and Alab ng Mamamahayag (ALAM) national chairman Jerry S. Yap, publisher and columnist of HATAW D’yaryo ng Bayan, joined his Great Creator last Saturday, July 23, 2016. His children Zenaida, Jimmy, Jerry and Josephine; and his grandchildren Mary Grace, Vanessa Grace, John Robin, Diana Grace, Jefferson Harvey, […]

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Former Philippine Pasay City Mayor Peewee Trinidad dies at 82.

FORMER Pasay City Mayor Wenceslao “Peewee” Trinidad died Friday, March 4. He was 82. Pasay City Public Information Officer Liza Javier said the former mayor died shortly after 2 pm while undergoing treatment at the Asian Hospital in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. Trinidad was reportedly suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when he died. Trinidad served as Pasay City chief executive […]

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