Rachelle Ann Go to star in West End's Les Miserables + more things you might have missed today

Another earthquake hits Nepal, updates on the new MRT-LRT ticketing system, and more.

 

(SPOT.ph) Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.

 

1. Rachelle Ann Go to star in West End's Les Misérables

After starring as Gigi in the West End revival of Miss Saigon, Rachelle Ann Go is confirmed to star in the production's staging of Les Misérables. She will be playing Fantine starting June 15.

 

2. Shaina to do new series with Matteo

In an Instagram post on Monday, actress Shaina Magdayao announced that she will be doing a new series alongside Matteo Guidicelli, marking the first time she will be working with the actor. She hinted that the project will be a weekly series.

 

3. Marian Rivera shows baby bump

Dingdong Dantes has shared the first look at expecting mother Marian Rivera's baby bump, a month after they announced their pregnancy. In the caption, Dingdong partly wrote, "I wish to salute you everyday [sic] for gracefully carrying our gift. A clear preamble of how you'll be when that day comes."

 

4. A musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada may be in the works

A musical of The Devil Wears Prada on Broadway? It could happen. Producer Kevin McCollum has said that he hopes to adapt the 2006 movie onstage. McCollum is behind shows like Rent and Avenue Q, and also plans to rework Mrs. Doubtfire for the stage.

 

5. This Picasso work is the most expensive painting ever auctioned

A painting by Pablo Picasso is officially the world's most expensive painting ever sold at an auction. The price tag? A whopping U.S. $160 million. An additional commission paid to auction house Christie's brings it to a grand total of...U.S. $179.35 million. Picasso painted the piece in 1955 to pay homage to his friend and rival, Henri Matisse. The identity of the buyer is still unknown.

 

6. Nepal hit by another massive earthquake

Nepal was struck by another earthquake Tuesday afternoon, this time measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale. According to reports, tremors could be felt in northern parts of India, reaching as far as New Delhi. The country is still recovering from the April 25 quake that took over 8,000 lives.

 

7. Old LRT-MRT cards valid while in transition to unified ticketing system

Do you still have stored value tickets for the MRT and LRT? According to authorities, commuters can still use their valid stored value tickets until the old system is completely phased out. The new and unified ticketing system will be fully implemented by September.

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8. Doctors, guards face raps for "obstruction" in probe of Jolo Revilla shooting

Three doctors and four security guards are facing charges for reportedly preventing police from looking into the supposed accidental shooting of Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla. PNP spokesman Senior Superintendent Bartolome Tobias said the security guards are facing several charges including obstruction of justice.

 

Meanwhile, the doctors who treated Revilla will be facing the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), for violation of Executive Order 212, which requires medical practitioners to "report treatment of patients for physical injuries to the authorities."

 

9. 10 Silly Pinoy Words and Euphemisms for Privates

From mani to talong, we rounded up 10 colorful Pinoy words and euphemisms that translate to...well, private parts. Who knew there were so many?

 

10. Anatomy of a Fresh Graduate

March seems so long ago, and summer is about to wind to a close. Now comes the tough part for the fresh grad, who must face the dreaded job interview. We've outlined the anatomy of a typical fresh grad, from the "long brown envelope of life" to the reliable pair of flat shoes. 

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