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Meet Minerva Rañeses: The girl who dreams of Mars

Mar 20, 2015 - 5:35 PM

What runs through the head of a girl who just might step foot on Mars?

Argentina probes reality TV tragedy as France mourns

Mar 11, 2015 - 8:18 AM

Investigators in Argentina seek answers on what caused two helicopters involved in filming a French reality TV show to collide and crash

TRIBUTES. A sea of candles is placed on the ground as people gather in homage to French Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat, in Nice, southern France, 10 March 2015. Olivier Anrigo/EPA

French sports stars among 10 killed in Argentine crash

Mar 10, 2015 - 8:23 AM

UPDATED Champion sailor Florence Arthaud Olympic gold medalist swimmer Camille Muffat and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine are among 10 people killed when their helicopters collided in mid air while filming in northwestern Argentina

Picture released by NA showing the wreckage of a helicopter burning in flames after colliding mid-air with another chopper near Villa Castelli, in the Argentine province of La Rioja, on March 9, 2015. All ten people aboard the helicopters died, including a French reality show cast, according to the provisional government. NA/AFP

Two Filipinos to get a shot at Mars trip

Feb 16, 2015 - 5:57 PM

UPDATED Minerva Rañeses and Jaymee del Rosario are in the running to join a reality show with a one way trip to Mars as the prize

MINERVA AND JAYMEE. Screen shots from their community profiles.

Why Lyca Gairanod's 'The Voice Kids' victory matters

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:50 PM

People who are unhappy with the results say that awa pity explains why Lyca won an argument that is not only moot but also reductive writes Kristine Sydney What do you think?

Lyca Gairanod's triumphant 'Voice Kids PH' journey

Jul 28, 2014 - 8:10 AM

At only 9 years old this little girl who used to scavenge to help her parents with their livelihood has captured viewers hearts and emerged the winner of the singing competition

Pinay caregiver Rose Fostanes wins 'X Factor Israel'

Jan 15, 2014 - 6:55 AM

UPDATED Rose Fostanes rises from caregiver to the first ever X Factor Israel winner a bona fide reality television star in her host country Israel

THE VICTOR. Rose Fostanes (center) cries while being congratulated by her fellow X Factor Israel contestants, after winning the reality show's first season, 14 Jan 2014. To Fostanes' left is her sister. Image courtesy of Reshet TV/X Factor Israel page on Facebook

Gaza's Arab Idol winner Assaf in electrifying European debut

Sep 30, 2013 - 8:40 AM

Mohammed Assaf 24 became a national hero and a rare symbol of Palestinian unity when he won the pan Arab contest in June

ARAB POPSTAR. Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, winner of Arab Idol, performs during his concert, his first outside the Middle East and North Africa, in The Hague, The Netherlands, 29 September 2013. EPA/Paul Bergen

Gaza joy as Palestinian wins Arab Idol

Jun 23, 2013 - 10:38 AM

The handsome tuxedo clad Assaf 23 won after weeks of anticipation from his army of followers

'IDOL' CELEBRATIONS. Thousands of Palestinians from the city of Ramallah celebrating the victory in the Arab Idol contestant of Mohammed Assaf from Gaza City in the West Bank city of Ramallah June 23, 2013. Photo by AFP/Abbas Momani

Pinoy is part of 'The Apprentice Asia'

May 10, 2013 - 7:17 PM

Filipino entrepreneur Jonathan Yabut joins the search for Asia s next business tycoon

PINOY APPRENTICE. Will Jonathan Allen Yabut survive 'Asia's toughest job interview?' Photo from

It's official: US 'Survivor' shot in Philippines to air September

May 14, 2012 - 12:40 PM

It s official: hit TV show s next season will be entitled Survivor: Philippines