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El Gamma Penumbra Wows at World’s Got Talent, Makes Everyone Cry

Four years after winning Asia’s Got Talent (AGT), Filipino shadow theater group El Gamma Penumbra has moved to a bigger stage as they joined World’s Got Talent, once again meeting David Foster who was among the judges of AGT.

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Set in China, the contest features some of the best talents around the world.

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This time, El Gamma Penumbra touched hearts with their interpretation of ‘Anak’ which included Chinese lyrics, perhaps in a bid to better reach the Chinese judges and audience.

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In their performance, the group showed the story of ‘Anak’, based on the song lyrics by Freddie Aguilar. Just like in the song, El Gamma Penumbra shared the story of a young kid who was cared for by his mother. She made sure to send him to school and cared for him, even preparing his food. Yet he forgot about his mother and took the wrong path.

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As his life took a darker, difficult turn, his mother was still there; though she was certainly broken hearted over what happened.

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She visited him in jail but the story implied that he stayed there for such a long time that when he was finally able to get out, she was already gone.

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Even as the young man got out into the stage, carrying his mother’s portrait, the judges and the audience were already in tears! No one could take that the mother was gone when this young man was already ready to change his life.

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As expected, thought, the superb performance raked in great comments from the judges. David told El Gamma Penumbra that he always finds their performance magical, especially because he could not understand how they were able to create those superb shadow images to match the story.

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Needless to say, the group made it to the next round! Watch their impressive performance here:

World's Got Talent El Gamma Penumbra

"Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving"Grab your box of tissues and watch this moving presentation that will bring you that much-needed catharsis (spoiler's galore)A heartfelt performance of El Gamma Penumbra @ World's Got Talent in Changsha, China."Anak" by Freddie Aguilarversion of KZ Tandingan w/ Mandarin translation.

Posted by El Gamma Penumbra on Sunday, April 21, 2019

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Angel Locsin Goes to Mindanao to Donate and Distribute Relief Goods to Quake-Hit Areas

Several areas in Mindanao were affected by the series of earthquakes that hit the area over the past week. While many groups and individuals came together to provide support for the quake-hit areas, actress Angel Locsin stood out from among them as netizens dubbed her a ‘real-life Angel’.

Together with fiancé Neil Arce, Angel traveled all the way to Mindanao to donate boxes of relief goods which she also personally distributed to the affected areas.

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Senator Gordon was among those who praised the actress for the kind deed.

ANGEL INDEED. Ms. Angel Locsin, together with her fiance, Neil Arce, personally went to our Davao del Sur Chapter to donate and volunteer in the distribution of relief goods and hygiene kits for the quake-hit families.

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She has been supporting PRC for a long time and has participated during our relief distributions since Typhoon Ondoy.

Thank you, Angel, for trusting the Philippine Red Cross.

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Davao del Sur, Cotabato, and Sultan Kudarat were the areas greatly affected by the series of earthquakes, but Angel had gone to Davao del Sur to provide aid for the quake-hit residents. Many are hopeful that they would also see the actress in the other areas, even if she won’t bring relief goods to them but that they could at least see her there.

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According to Senator Gordon who is the chairman and chief executive officer of Red Cross, the actress has long been a supporter of their cause, starting with the huge donation she made and also personally distributed during Typhoon Ondoy in 2009.

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She might be a huge star but Angel was quite simple and humble as she rode the truck that would deliver the supplies to the people. The trucks carried boxes of canned tuna, instant noodles, and sacks of rice.

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What is the Red Cross?

The Red Cross is a humanitarian non-profit agency commits to various social welfare services and promotes volunteerism. The Red Cross does not only operate and maintain a blood bank but also helps in providing aid in terms of relief goods to areas affected by calamities and problems.

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Policeman’s ‘Malambot’ Dance Moves Got Netizens Cheering, Some Say He’s Probably Gay

Policemen are known to be tough and the perfect embodiment of masculinity – and there’s even an unspoken rule that the job is not for gays. That’s not a definite law, of course, but netizens are having a good laugh as they cheered at a policeman’s ‘malambot’ dance moves in a video that recently went viral.

Shared by Vigilantia Aeterna, the video shows a group of policemen doing their routine exercise at a covered court or gym at some place not indicated in the caption but was later identified to be somewhere in Dumangas, Iloilo Province.

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When in doubt, DANCE it out!” the video was captioned.

With his ‘malambot’ dance moves that showcased his talent, the policeman danced ‘like nobody is watching’. But his moves made a lot of netizens think he is going to come out as gay soon, if he hadn’t done that already!

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After all, he didn’t just sway his hips ‘like he is gay’, his hands and fingers also curled in such a way that gays often do when dancing.

Ok lng po n malambot ang beywang magaling kumembot at gumiling. Pro ung pati mga daliri at kamay ay malantik at pumipilamtik ay prang alam na dizzz..hihi,” a netizen observed.

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But while netizens are one in saying he’s gay, the policeman is actually just a comedian who loves to dance and make others laugh. Identified as Patrolman Chervin Carl Delfin of the Reconnaissance Company under the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 6, this policeman is actually married and already has kids.

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According to Brigada Mike Salgado, Delfin simply loves to make his friends laugh – and that’s exactly what he’s doing with the ‘gay dance’ in the video…

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When in doubt, DANCE it out! # the dancing prowess of Vigilantia Aeterna

Posted by Vigilantia Aeterna on Saturday, October 5, 2019

What’s a Comedian?

A comedian is a person who loves to make other people laugh. This is actually a job that has made a lot of people good money, especially on TV.

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Woman’s Hilarious Resume to Apply as Mayor Vico Sotto’s Girlfriend Goes Viral

When Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto joked that he’s accepting applications for a girlfriend since he doesn’t have one, a lot of ladies joked that they would apply. Who couldn’t resist a challenge, considering that this handsome young man readily admitted he hasn’t had a girlfriend since birth (NGSB)!

Ang gusto ko ho sana, hindi naman tayo magiging choosy no, gusto ko sana ‘yung matalino, may itsura naman, wala namang special talaga. More than matalino, gusto ka sana same wavelength kami lalo na sa topic ng governance,” Vico said when asked what his ‘qualifications’ might be for a girlfriend.

Sana naman before 40. Sa ngayon ang masasabi ko lang diyan, Diyos na po ang bahala. Tumatanggap naman ako ng aplikante.

But everyone knows that the young mayor is just joking and would probably be too busy with his many responsibilities to even have time for a girlfriend! Of course, that did not stop a number of ladies from ‘submitting’ their applications in hopes that the young mayor would actually take notice.

One of these ‘applications’ was so creative and hilarious that it has since gained more than 35k reactions and 16k shares from amused netizens.

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On her Facebook account, Hettianne Gamel her resume as she tries to apply as the mayor’s girlfriend. Her name on the resume? Hetty Spaghetti! LOL.

Netizens had a good laugh over her creative antics in the resume, joking about everything from her current address (sa bahay namin) and her future address (sa bahay mo) to ‘impressive’ qualifications, such as being a public servant (because her FB posts are public) and her work experience as YouTube ‘Mega Viewer’. LOL.

In allusion to the mayor’s “may itsura naman” requirement, she listed “may itsura” in her qualifications, adding, “may mata, ilong at bibig naman ako; pimples din”.

Netizens really had a good laugh at her motto in life, a joke that refers to Vico being a politician.

Politiko ka ba? Boto kasi parents ko sayo ih!

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Do you think she’ll make it to the shortlist of candidates? We certainly hope so! LOL.

Why Make a Creative Resume?

In a world where everyone else often follows a template, it would be great to make a creative resume that would stand out from all the other applications. After all, there could be a hundred of applicants for a single position – your goal, after all, is to get noticed, right?

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