JaDine featured in Japanese news show + more things you might have missed today

A new Suicide Squad trailer, PHLPost to release Pia Wurtzbach stamps, and more.

 

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

 

1. JaDine featured in Japanese news show

James Reid and Nadine Lustre's recent trip to Japan has made headlines in the country. The couple was featured in the news show Saga TV while they were filming scenes for their upcoming romance film, This Time. The report focused on Saga, Japan as a "perfect spot" for filming movies, and even aired footage of the two doing a scene. This Time is set for release in May.

 

2. Marian Rivera announces support for Rep. Leni Robredo

In an Instagram post on Monday, April 11, Marian Rivera announced that she will be supporting vice presidential candidate, Rep. Leni Robredo. "Kinakitaan ko siya ng sinseridad, integridad, kakayahang mamuno at maglingkod lalo na sa mga kababaihan at manggagawa na nasa laylayan ng lipunan," she wrote. "Matagal na siyang nasa public service bago pumasok sa politika at sa mga panahong ito ay hindi nabahiran ng katiwalian ang kanyang record at character." Earlier, her husband, Dingdong Dantes, also threw his support behind Robredo.

 

 

3. Another Suicide Squad trailer unveiled at MTV Movie Awards

Comic book fans have more reason to get excited as Warner Bros. dropped another trailer for the highly anticipated Suicide Squad. The new trailer featured more never-before-seen footage, including fantastic action sequences, more scenes with the squad's leader (played by Viola Davis), and a lot of screentime for Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn. The film is slated to hit cinemas in August 2016.

 

 

4. The Boston Globe imagines a Donald Trump presidency

Can you imagine a Donald Trump presidency? The folks at The Boston Globe sure can. The paper's Opinion section released a mock front page with the headline "Deportations to Begin" coupled with stories on sinking trade markets, imposed curfews, and U.S. soldiers being ordered to kill families of ISIS members. The image was released alongside a scathing editorial opposing Trump's run for the administration.

 

5. PHLPost to release Pia Wurtzbach stamps

The Philippine Postal Corporation will be releasing Pia Wurtzbach-inspired postage stamps and souvenir sheets, in honor of her Miss Universe win. The items will feature the reigning Miss Universe in her mermaid gown by Filipino designer Albert Andrada. The souvenir sheet of the stamp will also have a glittery texture. “The [glitter] would be limited to her crown, [which] when touched, you would feel the rough texture on it,” The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) said. Once approved by the Miss Universe Organization and Binibining Pilipinas Charities, 101,000 pieces of stamps will go for P15 for each piece, while 5,000 souvenir sheets will go for P40 for each piece.

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6. DOH advises candidates against heat stroke

The Department of Health tells candidates to take a break from campaigning between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. “This is because this is the peak of UV,” Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Janette Garin said. “With the extreme heat, all candidates and their supporters should be well hydrated. They need to carry water with them at all times,” added Garin. In the advisory, she also suggests wearing wide-brimmed hats and long-sleeved clothes while they're campaigning. She emphasized that heat stroke is a medical emergency and needs immediate medical attention. “In the event that you feel something, especially dizziness and exhaustion, secure medical attention immediately,” she said.

 

7. LGBT group congratulates Pacquiao on latest win

“We congratulate Manny [on his] recent achievement as a sportsman. We wish that he will continue to focus on his strengths as an athlete and let experienced, informed legislators and public servants [deal with the] law and policymaking,” Evan Tan of the Philippine LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Chamber of Commerce said, referring to the boxing champ’s triumph over Timothy Bradley in the match held on Sunday, April 10. In February 2016, Pacquiao drew flak when he expressed his views on same-sex relationships, calling those who engaged in it “worse than animals.” 

 

8. Roxas calls Duterte a liar

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who has recently taken over the top spot from presidentiable Grace Poe in the latest Social Weather Stations survey, has been called a “threat to democracy” by Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas. “Duterte is the most dangerous thing to happen to our country since Ferdinand Marcos,” Roxas said. “He’s the judge, jury, and executioner... (But) we’re in a democracy,” Roxas emphasized. Roxas criticized Duterte’s vow to rid the nation of crime in six months. According to him, illegal drug trade is still prevalent in Davao despite the city being under Duterte’s management. “He’s a liar... He couldn’t do it in Davao, how could he do it all over the country?” Roxas said.

 

9. 10 Strappy Sandals for Summer

The summer is the perfect time to rock a pair of strappy sandals! Wear any of these 10 chic picks with your favorite sundress or pair it with some comfy denim shorts.

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10. 10 Music Festival Problems We All Know

From navigating through an open field without stepping on a splayed-out leg to feeling your way inside a portalet, we cover all the issues that any fledgling or die-hard concert-goer can relate to. 

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