June 23, 2014 Conversation Starters: Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo Star In She's Dating The Gangster

Here, news you missed while you were sleeping.

1 Are you a huge #KathNiel fan? You must be super excited for their upcoming movie She's Dating A Gangster! The film adaptation, slated to open in cinemas next month, is based on a book by Bianca Bernardino. The story revolves around Athena Dizon (played by Kathryn Bernardo) and her pretend relationship with high school heartthrob Kenji de los Reyes (played by Daniel Padilla), which eventually leads to some real #feelings! Sounds like a boxoffice hit, no? (ABS-CBN News)

2 Think it's hard to walk in heels? Well, you should try dancing in them! Three super buff dudes dance to Beyonce's greatest hits wearing sky-high stilettos, and it is EVERYTHAAANG!

3 Okay, this we'd totally like to happen. Senator Sony Angara just proposed that college tuition fees should be deducted from the gross taxable income of parents and guardians! "Such initiative is also a way of encouraging the parents to send their children to school and for working students to continue their education because of the tax incentives they could get." The proposed bill will allow a parent or guardian a deduction of not more than P40,000 for each child, not exceeding four kids. (Manila Bulletin)

4 Senator Bong Revilla started his first day in his detention cell on Saturday, June 21, after he issued an arrest order for his alleged misuse of pork barrel funds. His wife, Lani Mercado, and their other children—who brought food—visited Bong during his first day. The Philippine National Police clarified that loved ones may only pick two days a week to visit detainiees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Inquirer.net)

5 Nora Aunor wasn't declared a National Artist by Malacanang, and poet Bienvenido Lumbera cried foul over the Palace's decision. "I ask fellow National Artists and other artists to protest this insult to the rigorous process of choosing National Artists," he said. Among the other names included in the roster were Alice Reyes for dance, Francisco Coching (posthumous) for visual arts,Cirilo Bautista for literature, Francisco Feliciano and Ramon Santos for music and Jose Maria Zaragoza for architecture, design and allied arts. (PEP.ph)

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