Maria Rosa Vilma Tuazon Santos-Recto (born Maria Rosa Vilma Tuazon Santos November 3, 1953 in Bamban, Tarlac), commonly known as Vilma Santos-Recto or Ate Vi is a Filipino actress and box office queen for almost four decades. One of the original Philippine movie queens, she rose up to become the versatile actress that has been given the fitting title of “Star for All Seasons” because of her capacity to adapt to the changing mores and values of the Filipino woman, giving a face to their plight and struggles, albeit in success both critically and box-office wise in some of Philippine cinema’s classics such as Trudis Liit (1963), Lipad, Darna, Lipad (1973), Burlesk Queen (1977), Relasyon (1982), Sister Stella L. (1984), Alyas Baby Tsina (1984), Pahiram ng Isang Umaga (1989), Dahil Mahal Kita: The Dolzura Cortez Story (1993), Anak (2000) and Dekada ’70 (2002). She is currently the Honourable Congresswoman, Representative of Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines (2012)(Wikipedia).

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Idol Si Vi - "..One movie is fine with me. You know, Ate Vi is my idol. She has proven that actors can be good public officials, from being mayor of Lipa to governor of Batangas and now congresswoman. Masipag siya. We hold office close to each other in what is known as the Showbiz Wing. That’s also where Congressmen Christopher de Venecia, Yul Servo, Lucy Torres, Edward Maceda and Dan Fernandez have their offices. Someday, I hope to do a movie with Ate Vi..." - Quezon City (5th District) Rep. Alfred Vargas, reported by Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star, 01 September 2019

Hindi Bagay Kay AiAi - “...Five movies ang nakatakda kong gawin this year, at pagkatapos noon, pahinga na muna ako, next year kasi gusto kong harapin ang family ko at gusto ko nang magka-baby kami ni Gerald (Sibayan). Kapag ginawa ko iyon kailangang sa first trimester, dapat nasa bahay lang ako...(Is she interested in Mother Lily's film bio) Hindi, pass na ako sa movie ni Mother Lily, saka mas bagay gumanap sa kanya sina Judy Ann Santos at si Congresswoman Vilma Santos. Manonood na lamang ako ng movie ni Mother Lily.” - AiAi DelasAlas, reported by Nora Calderon, Pang-masa, 09 August 2019

National Artist - "...Tito Ed is one perfect example of professionalism as an actor and director! Kapag co-actor ka niya, napakalambing at kalog ni Tito Ed. Kapag director siya ibang-iba, seryoso at metikuloso. Alam ni Tito Ed dinaanan ng buhay ko. Sa lahat ng pagsubok at tagumpay! Dahil bata pa ako nakasama ko na siya sa pelikula as co-actor ang director! Hanggang huling hininga nasa pelikula siya. Nagsilbi ng napakahabang panahon para sa industriya at natanggap na ang lahat ng mahahalagang awards bilang artista at director, hindi lang sa bansa kungdi international awards. Para sa akin, ganyan dapat ang nabibigyan ng Most Prestigious Recognition (National Artist). Inspiration ng lahat ng pumapasok sa industriya. ‘Yan si Eddie Garcia!" - Hon. Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto, Reported by Leo Bukas, Pinoy Parazzi, 25 June 2019

Pinakasikat na Darna - "...Ang pinakasikat na gumanap na Darna ay walang iba kundi si Vilma Santos na nagbida sa “Lipad, Darna, Lipad” in 1973 na produced ng Sine Pilipino. Trilogy ito na dinirek nila Emmanuel Borlaza, Elwood Perez at Joey Gosiengfiao. Nakalaban dito ni Darna ay sina Valentina/Babaeng Ahas (Celia Rodriguez), Babaeng Lawin (Liza Lorena) at Babaeng Impakta (Gloria Romero). Ang gumanap naman na Ding ay si Angelito. Tatlong beses pa na ginampanan ni Vilma ang role na Darna. Ang ikalawa ay noong 1974 na “Darna And The Giants” na produced ng Tagalog Ilang-Ilang Productions at dinirek ni Emmanuel Borlaza and Leody Diaz. Ang mga gumanap na Giants ay sina Divina Valencia, Pepito Rodriguez, Cesar Ramirez, Zandro Zamora, Max Alvarado at Ike Lozada. Ang gumanap na Ding ay si Dondon Nakar. Ang ikatlong Darna ni Vilma ay ang “Darna Vs. The Planet Women” in 1974. Produced ito ng Tagalog Ilang-Ilang Productions at mula sa direksyon ni Armando Garces. Ang mga gumanap na Planet Women ay sina Rosanna Ortiz, Eva Linda, Lita Vasquez, Liza Zobel at Diana Villa. Ang role na Ding ay ginampanan ni Bentot, Jr. Ang ikaapat at last Darna role ni Vilma ay ang “Darna And Ding” in 1980. Produced ito ng D’Wonder Films at dinirek ni J. Erastheo Navoa and Cloyd Robinson. Si Niño Muhlach ang gumanap na Ding. Mga nakalaban nila rito ay sina Lei Ming (Celia Rodriguez), Dr. Vontesberg (Marissa Delgado), Babaeng Lawin (Veronica Jones) at ang Giants na sina Ike Lozada, Panchito at Angie Ferro. Nakalaban rin dito ni Darna ay ang kanyang sarili na si Black Darna..." - Anonymous, Abante, 01 June 2019

With That TV Show - "...As recounted by cultural historian Pablo Tariman who worked with Conchita Sunico at the Met, in his article, “More Met Memories,” “despite the rave reviews and standing ovations, with the lack of sponsorship hounding our good intentions, we hardly broke even.” He further recalled how Conchita Sunico helped keep the Met alive at all costs, even in her deathbed. Just to keep the Met alive, Tita Conching (as she was fondly called) agreed to rent out space to Vilma!, Vilma Santos’ GMA TV variety show, and leased out office space even to recruitment agencies sending Japayuki entertainers to Japan. Visiting former MSO conductor, Herbert Zipper, once asked Tita Conching to do away with Vilma! Tita Conching replied thus: “I have a theater to maintain and employees to feed. If you promise to maintain this theater and feed my staff regularly, then I’d do away with that TV show...You have all the right to protect Mozart but I also have to protect my employees.” As recounted in the same article, Herbert Zipper’s last Met concert in the 1990s played Mozart’s Requiem, which was ominous of its decline and eventual closure..." - Isidra Reyes, ANCX, 04 May2019

Queen of all Darnas - "...Since Liza Soberano’s finger is sore, she can no longer soar as Darna. If she had her way, the Kapamilya sweetheart would still push through with the project. She is ready and willing, but is unable to portray the iconic role. Since the search is on for the next actress to play the superheroine, I thought of reprinting excerpts from my interview with the “Queen of all Darnas,” Vilma Santos. I cornered Ate Vi about her Darna thoughts after Angel Locsin backed out from reprising the role that catapulted her to fame. Here’s what she said: "All actresses dream of playing Darna. It’s a plus factor in their career if they land the iconic role. When you are Darna, you already have a captive market. Kuha mo agad ang attention ng kids. We have new stars who are more than qualified to be the next Darna, but I’d rather not name names at baka maipit ako (laughs). Too bad Angel had to back out, but her health is more important. In order to become Darna, an actress must be believable. She must also have a strong personality. She has to be charming and compassionate. [These are the] qualities that Darna possesses. I made four Darna movies. Those were milestones in my career..." - Dolly Anne Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 April 2019

Star Power: Good or bad in PH politics? - "...People say, "there's no business like show business." The same could also hold true in Philippine politics. The country's election season won't be complete without the presence of local celebrities endorsing certain candidates or as candidates themselves running for local or national posts. Some say celebrities enjoy undue advantage when they join the political fray. This is because of the high recall and awareness they enjoy prior to their candidacy as a result of being seen regularly in noontime programs, teleseryes, movies, commercials or celebrity events. In the upcoming midterm elections, at least 30 TV personalities are joining the race. They are vying for positions ranging from senator to congressman, mayoral and gubernatorial posts, to party-list representatives...The mix of showbiz and politics does not guarantee a sure victory for any candidate. Although familiarity and recall are an advantage, UP Political Analyst Jean Franco believes that other factors come into play before celebrities actually get enough votes to elected...Star for all Seasons Vilma Santos-Recto served as Lipa, Batangas Mayor and later on won as the province's Governor. Yet being the 5th District Representative of Batangas is totally a new role for Ate Vi. Santos-Recto said education remains to be her priority as lawmaker. She is one of the authors of the Anti-Discrimination Bill or SOGIE Equality Bill, the Expanded Maternity Leave bill and the Expanded Senior Citizen Bill. The Star for All Seasons also gained attention when she voted "no" against the reimposition of the Death Penalty in 2017. Santos-Recto lost her committee chairmanships after her controversial vote. "If you believe na talagang ito ang paniniwala mo at sa tingin mo, ito ang dapat mong gawin, paninindigan iyon. But that doesn't mean I'm fighting the government. Hindi ako nandito para kalabanin ang gobyerno," Santos-Recto explained in an interview with CNN Philippines. [Translation: If you believe in this and you think this is what you're supposed to do, that is principle. But that doesn't I'm fighting the government. I'm not here to fight government.] Stars will not always shine bright for our favorite actors or actresses deciding to enter the challenging world of politics, but their performance as elected officials will be determined not through blockbuster success or awards but how they were able to improve the lives of their constituents and the people they choose to serve..." - Tristan Nodalo, CNN Philippines, 09 April 2019

Forever Kung Magmahal - "...Humahanga kami sa Vilmanians noong burol ng mother ni Cong. Vilma Santos sa Loyola, Sucat. Gabi-gabi silang naglalamay sa pangunguna ni Jojo Lim at sila ang nagbabantay at sumasalubong sa mga dumadalaw sa burol ni Mama Mila. Abala kasi si Ate Vi sa mga kasamahan din sa trabahong nakikiramay. Ibang klase talaga ang fans noong araw, forever kung humanga. Hindi tulad ngayon, dinidiktihan ang mga artista na animo’y robot na pinaglalaruan..." - Vir Gonzales, Pang-masa, 10 April 2019

Pahinga na sa lahat ng hirap at pagod sa buhay - “It was a bitter pill. Masakit talaga para sa aming mga anak niya iyong pagkawala niya, but deep inside alam naman naming nahihirapan na rin siya at iyong nangyari means makapagpapahinga na rin siya sa lahat ng hirap at pagod sa buhay...In fact, we all came out strong. Siya nga kasi ang naging example namin eh. Hindi ko masasabing walang hindi naging magandang nangyari sa buhay ko, pero natutuhan ko ang bumangon at mailagay sa ayos ang lahat. Iyong mga kapatid ko, hindi ko naman masasabing hindi rin nagkaroon ng problema, pero sila man mabilis na nakakabangon, kasi nga iyon ang nakagisnan namin kay Mama. At iyong totoo, hindi umasa si Mama sa akin. Lagi siyang may sariling negosyo kahit na ano pa iyan, kaya hindi namin masabing umasa siya sa amin. Noon na nga lang talagang mahina na siya at saka lang siya tumigil talaga. Pero hindi pa rin agad tumigil eh, siguro hindi niya kayang kumilos pero noon kasi iba pa rin ang isip niya. Nagbibigay pa rin siya ng advice and most of the time, maiisip mo, tama ang sinasabi niya...(Stop muna si Vi sa kanyang re-election campaign) kailangan ko namang makabawi kay Mama..." - Hon. Congresswoman Vilma Santos-Recto, reported by Ed de Leon, Pang-masa, 04 April 2019

Mami-miss ka namin, Mama - "...60 years old na si Mama nang una ka­ming magkakilala. Dekada ‘80 noon. Estudyante pa lang ako sa kolehiyo noong una kong makilala at ligawan si Vi. Ang Papa nilang si Amado Constantino Santos ay maagang pumanaw, isang taon bago kami magkakilala ni Vi...Nang ikinasal kami ni Vi noong 1992, si Mama at si Sonny ang naghatid sa altar kay Vi. At doon nagsimula ang ‘love story’ namin ni Mama, bukod sa love story namin ni Vilma. Sa lahat ng pagkakataon, buhat nang magsama kami ni Vi noong 1986, si Mama ay palaging nasa panig ko. Maaaring itanggi ni Vi iyan, subalit iyan ang totoo. Maalaga at sweet si Mama sa akin kaya’t kaming dalawa ang magkasundo. Palagi niya akong ipinaghahanda ng mga pagkaing nanggaling Nueva Ecija, ang probinsya ng mga Santos, katulad ng ‘batutay’ o longganisa ng Nueva Ecija. Kung ano man at saan man naroroon si Vi ngayon ay dahil kay Mama. Tulad ko ay Capricorn ang zodiac sign ni Mama kaya’t ang personalidad namin ay parehong competitive. At bilang competitive na stage mother, siya ang masipag magdala kay Vi sa lahat ng audition sa shows at pelikula, at doon na nga nagsimula ang career ni Vi noong mapili siyang gumanap bilang Trudis Liit sa edad na 9 na taon. Nasungkit kaagad ni Vi ang Best Child Actress award mula sa Famas. Naging mabuting ina si Mama sa magkakapatid na Santos. Siya rin ang dahilan kung bakit nananatiling close ang magkakapatid hanggang sa ngayon...Mami-miss ka namin, Mama. Sinabi ni Vi dati na ang pinakamatin­ding krisis o dagok na pinagdaanan niya sa buong buhay niya ay noong namatay ang Papa niya. Siguradong ibayong kalungkutan ang nararamdaman ni Vi at mga kapatid sa iyong pagpanaw...Pahinga ka na, Mama. Maraming sa­lamat sa pagpapalaki mo sa isang Vilma Santos na ngayon ay kasama ko sa buhay. Maraming salamat sa pagturing mo sa akin na parang tunay na anak..." - Hon. Sen. Ralph Recto, Abante, 02 April 2019

Paalam Marie - "...Nagulat ako sa biglaang pamamaalam ni Marie Balbacui na kapanabayan namin every Sunday sa Custodial sa Camp Crame nu’ng nakakulong pa doon sina Sen. Jinggoy at Sen Bong. Hindi pumapalya si Marie tuwing Linggo sa Crame. Natagpuan daw na patay na sa kanyang tinutuluyan somewhere sa Sampaloc. Ang pakikiramay sa kamag-anakan. Fan ‘yan ni Vilma Santos noong kabataan niya..." - Joe Barrameda, Abante, 05 March 2019

Films That Celebrates Womanhood - "...In celebration of International Women’s Day, heto ang ilang local films that celebrates womanhood. Ito ang mga pelikulang pinapakita ang tapang, talino, pagtitiis, pakikipaglaban at pagwagi ng isang babae...Sister Stella L (1984) - Mula sa direksyon ni Mike de Leon, bida rito si Vilma Santos bilang ang madreng si Sister Stella na nabuksan ang mata sa matinding kahirapan ng ma­raming mamamayan. Una siyang na-involve sa isang on-going labor strike hanggang sa sumama na siya sa isang malawakang protesta para mabigyan ng hustisya ang pagkamatay ng isang labor union leader...Bata, Bata Paano Ka Ginawa? (1999) - Mula sa direksyon ni Chito Rono na hango sa celebrated novel ni ­Lualhati Bautista, ito ay kuwento ni Lea (Vilma Santos) isang women’s right advocate na may sariling pinagdaraanang krisis sa kanyang buhay. Una ay ang kanyang da­lawang anak na sina Ojie (Carlo Aquino) at Maya (Serena Dalrymple) na magkaiba ang apelyido dahil sa magkaiba ang kanilang ama. Panga­lawa ay ang pakikipagbuno niya sa ama ng kanyang mga anak na sina Ding (Albert Martinez) at Raffy (Ariel Rivera). At pangatlo ay ang pagtanggap sa kanya sa society na walang paghuhusga dahil isa siyang babae na nagmahal ng dalawang lalake..." - Ruel Mendoza, Abante, 02 March 2019

Armida and Lino - "...The shooting went well until the third week when I felt that Mario O’Hara seemed aloof toward me. I noticed that he had toned down the intensity of the love scenes and also did other more “commercial” aspects with the movie. I reminded him that though risky, as all period films are, I agreed to do the project and that I was prepared to fight for it during censorship. Despite this assurance, we still could not communicate well with each other. To avoid unnecessary friction, I moved to a small hotel near Lubao, Pampanga. Things got worse after that. He would change schedules without consulting with me. So, what the hell, I fired him. But before I did that, I asked Romy Suzara if he could take over the remaining five shooting days. He agreed. Our production deadline was delayed by 20 days but because we had a well-planned schedule, we still finished way ahead of all the other entries to the MMFF. Oh, how Lino Brocka hated me for it! He was so angry. Mario O’Hara was his friend and as I said, pag tao nya ang kinalaban mo, kalaban mo si Lino Brocka. I remember, during the post-production of the movie at LVN where Lino was also doing work on his MMFF entry Inay, he would give me dagger looks at parang talagang gusto niya akong sakmalin pag kami ay nagkakasalubong sa swing door papunta sa office ng LVN. He even demanded that his scenes be removed from the movie. Acceding to his request, I eliminated his scenes except the one in which Alma Moreno was abducted. Talagang hindi puedeng tanggalin yung isang shot kasama si Lino. Galit na galit siya. Eh balitang-balita pa naman noon na strong contender ako for best actress in the MMFF awards night. Nanggigigil siya talaga at ipinagdadasal na huwag akong manalo. Hindi ako nanalo pero tatlo lamang kaming nominated for best actress – Liza Lorena for Ishmael Bernal’s Walang Katapusang Tag-araw, Vilma Santos for Celso Ad Castillo’s Burlesk Queen and myself for Bilanggong Birhen. Vilma Santos won. No hard feelings on my part. Vilma was very good in the movie. After that came the FAMAS and Urian awards nights. Ganoon din; ipinagdasal din ni Lino na huwag sana akong manalo. Pero hindi siya nagwagi. After two years, his anger simmered down and eventually we became friends again. Hindi kami nag-away ni Lino na kaming dalawa ang dahilan ng pinag-awayan. It was always a third party that caused our rifts. We shared the same principles and fought for the same causes in the movie industry -to rid the industry of the patronage system whcih we both felt was a deterrent to professionalism. He was a great advocate of freedom of expression, and so was I. The movie industry owes Lino a debt of gratitude for inserting “freedom of expression” in the 1987 Constitution, without which the fight against censorship would be many times more difficult than it is now...When Lino died, I was very sad. Mahirap mapalitan ang isang katulad niya..." - Armida Siguion-Reyna, excerpt her book "Armida," ABS-CBN News, 17 February 2019

More to Learn - "...I really used to dance, Billy Boy knows this. Siguro nahawa ako sa Mama ko (referring to Rep. Vilma Santos who used to have her own variety show). And I was always around the VIP dancers...But you realize early on that I love dancing but it won’t be my bread and butter. I was so interested but I wasn’t able to turn it into a passion per se...Good question (number of show he has done so far). I wish I knew. It’s a good problem to have. I simply started in MYX then ASAP, then the shows came one after another. The sum total — how many shows and the number of seasons — I honestly don’t have any idea. But thank you, I’m going to look into that...No matter how good you believe you are, no matter how good people say that you are, the moment you think there’s nothing more to learn, that’s when everything goes down. Every new partnership, every new show, there’s something new to learn...” - Luis Manzano, reported by Nathalie Tomada, The Philippine Star, 02 February 2019

Junior Versions - "...They say we are like the junior versions of Ms. Nora Aunor and Ms. Vilma Santos. It’s flattering but for the record, I’m not competing with her. Everyone knows that Therese is a critically-acclaimed actress and it’s quite challenging to share the frame with her in this show...Yes, I’ve been hearing talks like that. But in all honesty, I don’t want the idea of competition between us. That would just affect my performance. Just let things flow naturally...” - Kyline Alcantara, reported by Joseph Peter R. Gonzales, Manila Standard, 28 January 2019

No for Vi - "Strong resistance from lawmakers and children's rights groups alike did not stop the majority of the House of Representatives from passing the bill that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old. On Monday, January 28, a total of 146 legislators said yes to House Bill (HB) No. 8858, while only 34 said no. There were no abstentions...There are a total of 291 lawmakers sitting in the House. This means the remaining 111 legislators were absent during the vote, and their names will not be part of the list below...Here is the list of lawmakers who voted yes and no to HB 8858, based on Journal No. 45 which contains the summary of the plenary proceedings on Monday: NO:..Santos-Recto, Vilma (Batangas 6th District)..." - Mara Cepeda, Rappler, 30 January 2019

Feelers - "...Time to dust off the Crystal Ball and (fore)see what’s in store for the make-believe denizens in the Year of the Pig. Oink, oink, oink!!! A blushing revelation: this annual (random) fortune-telling dates back to the imposition of the unlamented Martial Law and, believe it or not, the batting credibility/accuracy average is way, way above the median. The manghuhula deserves three good pats on the back! First, the “Wide Awake” Items...Luis Manzano will keep on teasing the public imagination with “feelers” that he’s ready to marry girlfriend Jessy Mendiola (and make his mom, Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos, happy. She has been wishing for a grandson from Luis) but that’s as far as Luis will go - lip service..." - Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star, 02 January 2019

Matured & Mellowed - "...In my 50 years in show biz, there were many times when I wanted to give up. Back in the day, I would shoot three movies at the same time, aside from my weekly TV show. When I felt burned out, I made a disappearing act. I would just take off and go to Baguio, or any place where I could get away from it all. While I stood on the edge of a mountain, I shouted and cried it all out. I would be gone for three days, which was admittedly quite unprofessional. But I had to go away because I was dead tired and overworked. But as I matured, I mellowed. I began to think of the other people I worked with, and not just myself. We all need to take a breather every now and then..." - Hon. Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto, Reported by Dolly Anne Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 January 2019

Date News Links
09-03-2019 Luis Manzano Commissioned A Painting For Parents Vi And Edu Manzano
Monina Eugenio, Cosmo.ph
09-03-2019 Luis naglambing kina Edu at Vilma
Ruel Mendoza, Pang-masa
09-01-2019 One of the best gifts ever! Edu blown by son Luis’ early birthday present
Politiko
09-01-2019 ‘I follow Ate Vi’s example’
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
08-31-2019 The Beautiful Life Celebration returns this year
Monet Lu, Asian Journal
08-31-2019 100 of the greatest movie stars from the Philippines
Patricia Matalog and Rhovin Maglaqui, Star Cinema ABS-CBN
08-29-2019 Recto backs renewal of ABS-CBN franchise
Politiko
08-28-2019 Vilma hindi na maisingit ang pelikula!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
08-26-2019 Lucky! Vilma Santos gets portrait gift from son Luis
Politiko
08-26-2019 Ate Vi seeks to hike teachers’ allowance for chalk, other supplies
Erwin Colcol, GMA News
08-25-2019 Veteran actress Mona Lisa dies at 97
Rappler
08-25-2019 Vilma Santos wants Teaching Supplies Allowance for public schoolteachers
Politiko
08-25-2019 Batangas solon wants allowance for teaching materials mandated by law
Ellson Quismorio, Manila Bulletin
08-25-2019 Batangas solon seeks supply allowance for public teachers
Rio N. Araja, Manila Standard
08-25-2019 Teaching Supplies Allowance dapat i-institutionalize
Riley Cea, Abante TNT
08-25-2019 Ate Vi gustong taasan ang allowance ng guro
Leifbilly Begas, Libre Inquirer
08-24-2019 Mga artista agad-agad nagkakaroon ng rank sa military!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
08-24-2019 Pinoy celebrities support restoration of Filipino films
Kaye Koo, PEP
08-24-2019 Ate Vi, Alden team-up naudlot
Beth Gelena, Abante TNT
08-22-2019 Mara would rather surf than date: ‘Luis promised to find me a BF'
Mario Bautista, People's Journal
08-22-2019 Ate Vi almost ok na rin na gumanap na Mother Lily
Baby E, Pang-masa
08-14-2019 AiAi kay Ate Vi gustong mapunta ang buhay ni Mother Lily
Baby E, Pang-masa
08-14-2019 Mag-asawang Sen. Ralph at Congw. Vilma Santos-Recto magka-level na
IS, TNT Abante
08-13-2019 Lalo pang lumobo! Deputy Speakers soars to 22 under Cayetano
Politiko
08-13-2019 House names Vilma Santos as new Deputy Speaker
Politiko
08-10-2019 Time out muna sa trabaho! Ralph Recto, Eric Africa sing karaoke to unwind
Politiko
08-10-2019 Biggest stars take fun and excitement to the next level on ICSYV
ABS-CBN News
08-07-2019 Gaganap na artista sa buhay ni mother lily mas bagay daw si Ate Vi
Jun Lalin, Pang-masa
08-07-2019 Daig ang romantic film, Mother Lily bongga ang lovelife noong kabataan
Baby E, Pang-masa
08-05-2019 Sino ang mas bagay gumanap bilang Mother Lily: Vi o Ai-Ai delas Alas?
Jojo Gabinete, PEP
08-05-2019 Pelikula kailangan ng magandang handling at timing!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
07-30-2019 Kathryn, Nadine In A Film Project Together
Vinia Vivar, Diaryo Bomba
07-30-2019 Political clans take House seats in tandems and trios
Dave Abuel, ABS-CBN Investigative and Research Group
07-28-2019 Free film festival in Vancouver to spotlight on 100 years of Phils cinema
Carlito Pablo, The Georgia Straight
07-27-2019 Love triangle paboritong tema ng mga Pinoy
Ruel Mendoza, Abante
07-25-2019 Ate Vi hindi nagpabongga sa SONA
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
07-22-2019 Ex ni Angel, kinasal na
Aster Amoyo, People's Journal
07-21-2019 Proud wifey! Vi congratulates Ralph Recto for staying on as Senate leader
Politiko
07-21-2019 Ate Vi nag-react sa awayan ng mga taga-industriya at cinema owners
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
07-20-2019 Erik happy for the new Darna
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
07-19-2019 Bagong Darna tinututukan kung tataas ang lipad!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
07-19-2019 Luis Manzano relishes level-up "bangayan" with Alex Gonzaga
Melba R. Llanera, PEP
07-17-2019 Title sa mga artista, walang forever!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
07-14-2019 Angel sinagot ang patama ni Luis!
Nitz Miralles, Pang-masa
07-13-2019 Luis Manzano clarifies ‘bitter’ comment on Angel Locsin’s engagement
ABS-CBN News
07-04-2019 Gen Z hindi na kilala sina Vilma at Nora!
Gorgy Rula, Pilipino Star Ngayon
06-30-2019 US Toy Company Funko Pop to release Darna collectible
Adam Laurena, Pika Pika
06-25-2019 National Artist kay Eddie isusulong nina Vilma, Lito, Tito
Jun Nardo, Abante
06-25-2019 Vi naniniwalang deserve ni Eddie Garcia na maging National Artist
Leo Bukas, Pinoy Parazzi
06-25-2019 Cherie Gil at Vi, iminungkahi na kilalanin bilang NA si Eddie Garcia
Cara Emmeline Garcia, GMA News
06-24-2019 Take a bow, Manoy
Dolly Anne Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer
06-23-2019 The man who should be National Artist
Nathalie Tomada, The Philippine Star
06-22-2019 Eddie Garcia named Urian Best Actor two days before death
Arlo Custodio, Manila Times
06-22-2019 Vilma sa pagpanaw ni Eddie Garcia: Siya ang dapat binibigyan ng NA
Jun Nardo, Bandera
06-21-2019 Eddie Garcia and his award-winning movies and TV in a span of 7 decades
James Patrick Anarcon, PEP
06-21-2019 Sad day for local showbusiness
Mario Bautista, People's Journal
06-21-2019 Vilma Santos, karangalan na nakasama si Eddie Garcia
IS, TNT Abante
06-21-2019 Vilma Santos pays tribute to Eddie Garcia
ABS-CBN News
06-20-2019 The life and roles of screen icon Eddie Garcia
ABS-CBN News
06-09-2019 Direk Ricky compares Sanya with Vilma
Mario Bautista , People's Journal
06-09-2019 Winnie Castelo’s dinner with Ralph Recto turns into major chikahan
Politiko
06-08-2019 Nora-Vilma makikipagsabong kina Coco, Vice, Bong
Abante Tonite
06-06-2019 Vilma Santos eyes movie comeback soon: Basta maganda script!
Politiko
05-31-2019 Vilma ‘heals’ ailing fan
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
06-01-2019 Vilma pinakasikat: Mga aktres na nagmarka bilang Darna!
Abante
06-01-2019 Vilma hindi nagbabago ang hitsura
Baby E, Pang-masa
05-30-2019 Vilma takot ma-burnout!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
05-29-2019 Direk Easy Ferrer, gusto makatrabaho sina Eddie Garcia at Vilma Santos
RK Villacorta, Pinoy Parazzi
05-28-2019 The Eddys 2019 honors 10 movie icons
The Manila Times
05-27-2019 Unsung heroes sa likod ng camera pararangalan sa 3rd Eddys
Salve V. Asis, Pang-masa
05-24-2019 Mga booker ng sinehan umaasang makakabangon sa pelikula ni Vilma
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
05-24-2019 Showbiz is politics – politics is showbiz
Eddie Ilarde, The Philippine Star
05-24-2019 Mga booker ng sinehan umaasang makakabangon sa pelikula ni Vilma
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
05-20-2019 Sanya gustong gayahin si Vilma
Nora Calderon, Pang-masa
05-20-2019 Mag-asawang kandidato humirit ng ‘recount’ vs Vi, kaalyado
TNT Abante News
05-20-2019 Lipa City mayor wants recount vs Vilma Santos, ally
Philippine Daily Inquirer
05-16-2019 Ate Vi keeps winning streak in Batangas
Lyka Manalo, Manila Bulletin
05-16-2019 Vilma Santos wins in Lipa, rival to file petition for recount
Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta, Rappler
05-14-2019 Vilma, Goma, Lucy, Alfred waging-wagi
Jun Nardo, Abante
05-14-2019 Vilma Santos, muling pinagkatiwalaan ng mga Batangueño
Remate News Team
05-14-2019 Vilma Santos leads Nacionalista Party near-sweep of Batangas congress race
Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta, Rappler
05-14-2019 Vilma Santos-Recto poised to win 2nd term in House
ABS-CBN News
05-14-2019 Vilma Santos leads in her bid in Batangas
GMA News
05-14-2019 Vilma hindi apektado sa kung sino ang mananalo at matatalo sa botohan
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
05-10-2019 The photographs of Cesar Hernando, "man of cinema"
Gay Ace Domingo and Jerome Gomez, ABS-CBN
05-10-2019 Kapatid ni luis hinahanda na ni Ate Vi sa pulitika
Baby E, Pang-masa
05-09-2019 Edu may pag-asang muling makasama si Vilma
Aster Amoyo, People's Journal
05-08-2019 Director, production designer Cesar Hernando dies at 73
Krissy Aguilar, Inquirer
05-08-2019 Veteran production designer Cesar Hernando dies
Rappler
05-07-2019 Hindi lang nagsasabi, Vilma halatang nami-miss na ang showbiz
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
05-06-2019 Sen. Recto's endorsement boosts Batangueño vote for Sen. Bam
Senate of the Philippines
05-06-2019 Recto endorses Aquino and Diokno for the Senate
Mara Cepeda, Rappler
05-05-2019 Kasing init ng kapeng barako! Poe elated by warm reception from Vi
Politiko
05-05-2019 In Lipa City, Poe says Batangas feels like 'home'
Aika Rey, Rappler
05-05-2019 Recto endorses Roxas, reelectionist bets in 2019 Senate race
Rappler
05-04-2019 Iba ang Batangueño! Vilma Santos endorses Macalintal for senator
Politiko
05-04-2019 The Met's glorious past and tough times
Isidra Reyes, ANCX
05-04-2019 Nadine Lustre willing to audition, train for Darna
ABS-CBN News
05-01-2019 Star Cinema, 'Star Hunt' sanib-puwersa sa paghahanap sa susunod na Darna
ABS-CBN News
05-01-2019 The real score on Darna casting: Audition dates set for undiscovered talents
ABS-CBN News
04-29-2019 2019 FAMAS Awards winners
Philstar
04-26-2019 Here's how Jessy pulled off a surprise birthday party for Luis!
Star Cinema News
04-25-2019 Ate Vi hindi pinalampas ang 100 birthday celebration ng isang fan
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
04-25-2019 Top 10 women-empowering movies of all times
Victoria Polintan, Free Malaysia Today
04-25-2019 Elections As Showbiz
Karl M. Gaspar CSsR, Minda News
04-24-2019 Fond farewells: Josephine Estrada and Jose Mari Gonzales
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
04-23-2019 The Darna dilemma: Who should be the next Darna?
Joseph R. Atilano, Inquirer
04-21-2019 Luis, 38 na
Baby E, Pang-masa
04-17-2019 Josephine Estrada, Miss Philippines of 1962, dies in US, 75
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
04-15-2019 Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos Recto will let her work speak for herself
Politiko
04-15-2019 A beginner’s guide to Philippine feminism
CNN Philippines
04-13-2019 Mga pelikulang tumalakay sa sakripisyo, milagro ni Hesus
Ruel Mendoza, Abante
04-13-2019 With Liza Soberano out, the search for the next ‘Darna’ continues
Monet Lu, Asian Journal
04-13-2019 Queen of all Darnas
Dolly Anne Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer
04-12-2019 ‘It’s still not easy to accept that mama is gone’ – Vilma
Lhar Santiago, Manila Times
04-11-2019 The real Darna? Jessy Mendiola recalls being saved by Vilma Santos
Jan Milo Severo, Philstar
04-10-2019 Buhok ni Jessy Mendiola pini-peg ng mga sawi sa lovelife
Veronica R. Samio, Pilipino Star Ngayon
04-10-2019 Ate Vi out sa MMFF 2019
Baby E, Pang-masa
04-10-2019 Vilmanians forever kung magmahal
Vir Gonzales, Pang-masa
04-09-2019 Did you know? Vilma Santos once saved Jessy Mendiola from fire
ABS-CBN News
04-09-2019 Does 'star power' guarantee a celebrity's win in the 2019 midterm polls?
Tristan Nodalo, CNN Philippines
04-09-2019 Vilma, mga kapatid nag-reunion sa burol ng ina
Joe Barrameda, Abante
04-09-2019 Luis Manzano reveals Vilma Santos once rescued Jessy Mendiola and her sister from fire
Katrina Hallare, Inquirer
04-08-2019 Grace Poe bet nina Ate Vi, Shawie sa Senado
Abante
04-08-2019 Luis Manzano recalls when Vilma Santos saved Jessy Mendiola from burning set
Rachelle Siazon, PEP
04-06-2019 Ate Vi tumigil sa kampanya para sa ina, gagawa pa ng pelikula
Aster Amoyo, People's Tonight
04-06-2019 No national position for Vilma
Mario Bautista, People's Journal
04-06-2019 Vilma hirap sa pagkawala ng ina
Cristy Fermin, Pilipino Star Ngayon
04-05-2019 Vilma Santos Mourns For Mom's Passing But Happy with Family Reunion
Mario Bautista, Showbiz Portal
04-05-2019 6 Actresses Cosmo Girls Want To Star In The 'Darna' Remake
Lily Grace Tabanera, Cosmo Philippines
04-05-2019 Mama Mila ni Ate Vi, ililibing na bukas
Ador Saluta, Balita Online
04-05-2019 Vilma Santos unaffected by Sara Duterte support for her opponent
Jerry Olea, PEP
04-05-2019 Vilma maganda lahat ang alaala sa ina
Lolit Solis, Pilipino Star Ngayon
04-05-2019 Jessy hindi nakilala sa bagong ‘buhok’
Aster Amoyo, Pang-masa
04-05-2019 Sen. Ralph napaghandaan ang nangyari sa nanay ni Ate Vi
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
04-05-2019 Mga usisero dagsa sa burol ng ina ni Ate Vi!
Gorgy Rula, Pilipino Star Ngayon
04-04-2019 Vilma Santos, tanggap na ang pagpanaw ng inang si Milagros
ABS-CBN News
04-04-2019 Jessy nagbebenta ng Kaftan dress, nag-iba ang hitsura sa blonde hair
Salve V. Asis, Pang-masa
04-04-2019 Vilma Santos at Edgar Mortiz, nag-reunion sa burol ng ina ni Ate Vi
PEP Troika
04-04-2019 Vilma Santos opens up about her mother's death
Jerry Olea, PEP
04-04-2019 Ate Vi matagal inalagaan ang ina
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
04-03-2019 Milagros Santos dies at 93
Gianna Llanes, Philippine Canadian Inquirer
04-03-2019 Ate Vi at mga kapatid, kumpleto para sa ina!
Jun Nardo, Pang-masa
04-02-2019 Paalam, Mama Milagros Tuazon-Santos
Sen. Ralph Recto, Abante
04-02-2019 Nanay ni Ate Vi pumanaw na
Jun Nardo, Abante
04-02-2019 Vilma Santos’ mother passes away at 93
Carlo Anolin, Manila Bulletin
04-02-2019 Vilma Santos' mother dies at 93
ABS-CBN News
04-02-2019 Vilmanians, dadamayan si Vilma Santos sa pagluluksa
PEP Troika
04-02-2019 Ina ni Ate Vi, namayapa na
Aster Amoyo, People's Journal
04-02-2019 Can’t blame celebrities
Business Mirror
04-02-2019 Starry, starry campaign kick-off
Iza Iglesias, Manila Times
04-02-2019 Vilma Santos’ mother Milagros dies at 93
Rappler
04-01-2019 Vilma Santos's mother Milagros Santos passes away
Jojo Gabinete, PEP
03-31-2019 Rida Robes dating talent ng Regal, naging ka-close si Ate Vi sa kongreso
Jun Nardo, Bandera
03-30-2019 After 39 years, Edu Manzano is ready to leave showbiz
Leah C. Salterio, ABS-CBN News
03-28-2019 Celebrities running in the May 13 elections
CNN Philippines
03-27-2019 Maraming artista nagpaka-generous sa Mowelfund
Veronica Samio, Pang-masa
03-23-2019 Ate Guy nakabawi na, makakasama pa si Ate Vi?
Joey Aquino, People's Journal
03-23-2019 100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women
Pinoy Rebyu
03-21-2019 21st Gawad Pasado winners revealed; Vilma, Jaclyn, Allen Hall of Famers
Mell T. Navarro, PEP
03-20-2019 Kabuhayan ng mga magsasaka iaangat ni Tañada
Aries Cano, Abante
03-20-2019 Sa sobrang saya sa buhay Luis Manzano tumataba!
Baby E, Philstar
03-19-2019 Poe feels at home in Batangas: Laging nandito nanay ko!
Politiko
03-19-2019 Iba ang Batangueño! Ralph Recto, Vilma Santos endorse Chel Diokno
Politiko
03-18-2019 Vox populi, vox Dei?
Oscar P. Lagman, Jr., Business World
03-18-2019 Greatest radio drama actor Augusto Victa, iki-cremate bago paglamayan!
Aster Amoyo, Philstar
03-18-2019 One Batangas endorses Erin, Romy, Chel
Manila Standard
03-17-2019 Stories of hope
Alwin Ignacio, Manila Standard
03-17-2019 33 stars : Paano at bakit sila sumikat!
Baby E, Pilipino Star Ngayon
03-17-2019 PEP lists down 10 Most Inspiring Women in Philippine Showbiz
Bernie Franco and Rachelle Siazon, PEP
03-14-2019 Recognizing the true nature of preschoolers to prevent dropouts
Preciosa S. Soliven, The Philippine Star
03-13-2019 Sparks fly in Batangas tiff
Hananeel Bordey, Tribune
03-12-2019 ‘Popularity will help, but platform still matters’
Philip A. Cerojano, Sun Star
03-12-2019 Friends forever - Maymay Entrata and Kisses Delavin
Regina Mae Parungao, Manila Bulletin
03-10-2019 Chokoleit namaalam na rin
Aster Amoyo, People's Journal
03-10-2019 Remembering Chokoleit and the way he made us all laugh
ABS-CBN News
03-09-2019 Mga magka-loveteam na #WalangForever: Vilma Santos & Edgar Mortiz
Ruel Mendoza, Abante
03-08-2019 How these Filipina celebrities inspire people
Regina Mae Parungao, Manila Bulletin
03-08-2019 Vilma Santos iniyakan ang pagkamatay ng dating die hard fan!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
03-08-2019 Condolences…
Letty Celi, Pang-masa
03-08-2019 Inilibing na kahapon ng umaga si Tita Marie Balbacui
Gorgy Rula, Pilipino Star Ngayon
03-07-2019 New Nora and Vilma? Kisses Delavin on ‘rivalry’ with Maymay Entrata
Maridol Ronoa-Bismark, Philstar
03-05-2019 Paalam Marie Balbacui
Joe Barrameda, Abante
03-04-2019 Thank you chair! Rep. Vilma Santos stands out in a crowd
Politiko
03-03-2019 Luis aligaga sa mga negosyo para sa future nila ni Jessy
Pilipino Star Ngayon
03-02-2019 Mga pelikulang ipinaglaban ang karapatan, dangal ng kababaihan
Ruel Mendoza, Abante
02-25-2019 Digitally restored Filipino films premiere at this year’s REELive
Unreel
02-25-2019 Duterte says Taal Lake in dire need of dredging
Politiko
02-25-2019 Philhealth at SSS members bida
The world News
02-24-2019 Memorable movies of Celso Ad. Castillo
Danny Dolor, The Philippine Star
02-23-2019 Indie actor Kristoffer King passes away
ABS-CBN News
02-21-2019 Senator Ralph and Congresswoman Vilma behind universal health care
Butch Fernandez, Business Mirror
02-20-2019 Megan, kinilig kay Ate Vi
Balita Online, Nitz Miralles
02-19-2019 Iba ang Batangueño! Ralph Recto, Vilma Santos endorse Chel Diokno
Politiko
02-19-2019 Megan Young fangirls over Vilma Santos
GMA News
02-18-2019 Singer Mercy Oria, 82, passes away in So. San Francisco
Abante
02-17-2019 Luis at Jessy, hinahanapan na ng apo ni Vilma
I.S., Abante
02-17-2019 Wala pang nakakapantay Ate Vi at Sharon legit na Box Office Queens!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
02-16-2019 Why Luis isn’t ready to ‘take the plunge’ just yet
Marinel R. Cruz - Reporter, Philippine Daily Inquirer
02-15-2019 Luis Manzano answers questions from Jessy Mendiola in her new vlog
Paula Benoza, Push
02-15-2019 Edu hinihintay na ang pagkamatay sa Probinsyano: Si PGMA ang peg ko
Julie Bonifacio, Bandera
02-13-2019 The unfading cinematic charm of U.P. Diliman
Monchito Nocon, ABS-CBN
02-12-2019 Ate Vi hindi naniniwalang patay na ang industriya ng pelikula
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
02-12-2019 Edu aminadong mas maraming pera si Luis!
Baby E, Pang-masa
02-11-2019 Queenie Gonzales finally snaps selfies with Ate Vi
Politiko
02-11-2019 Hirit ni Edu kay Luis, pahinga muna bago apo
Vinia Vivar, People's Tonight
02-11-2019 Entertainment personalities mourn passing of Armida Siguion-Reyna
Krissy Aguilar, Inquirer
02-11-2019 'She has art in her heart': Armida Siguion-Reyna dies at 88
Leah C. Salterio, ABS-CBN News
02-11-2019 Veteran singer-actress Armida Siguion-Reyna passes away at 88
Jojo Gabinete, PEP
02-07-2019 Love Actually: What Age Gap? Faith In Love, Love, Love!
ABS-CBN Lifestyle
02-06-2019 Manila then and now, seen through Brocka and Bernal
Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman, Business World
02-04-2019 ‘Kasuotan’ raises funds for a school
Jenny Ortuoste, Manila Standard
02-02-2019 World of Dance Philippines judges on long love affair with dance
Nathalie Tomada, The Philippine Star
02-01-2019 Vi hindi na makakuha ng oras sa paggawa ng pelikula!
Ed de Leon, Pang-masa
01-31-2019 Luis Manzano says he's preparing for marriage, better future with Jessy
Jan Milo Severo, Philstar
01-30-2019 Pepe Smith's family launches memorial fundraiser for late Pinoy rock legend
Ruel Mendoza, PEP
01-30-2019 How the House voted on lowering criminal liability age
Mara Cepeda, Rappler
01-28-2019 No competition between Kyline and Therese
Joseph Peter R. Gonzales, Manila Standard
01-27-2019 Joko pinapayagang rumaket ni Cong. Vi
Gorgy Rula, Pilipino Star Ngayon
01-27-2019 Luis at Dennis pini-pressure pakasalan sina Jessy at Jennylyn
Aster Amoyo, Pilipino Star Ngayon
01-26-2019 What does Jessy Mendiola plan to do before finally settling down?
Melba Llanera, PEP
01-17-2019 Luis Manzano shares funny birthday greeting for Alex Gonzaga
Krissy Aguilar, Inquirer
01-14-2019 Darna At Ding - February 08, 1980 Movie
TFC
01-14-2019 Pia peke ang pag-iyak sa dance contest?!
Veronica R. Samio, Pilipino Star Ngayon
01-12-2019 Luis at Pia mangyayanig
Salve Asis, Pilipino Star Ngayon
01-11-2019 Angel Locsin makes an explosive comeback in "The General's Daughter"
ABS-CBN News
01-10-2019 The stars are aligning for Romy
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
01-10-2019 Roderick ayaw tantanan ng mga kalaban sa politika; pilit sinisira
Ronnie Carrasco III, Bandera
01-10-2019 Luis calls Jessy the ‘mother’ of his children
ABS-CBN News
01-06-2019 Salpukang Luis-Willie, matira ang matibay
Nel Alejandrino, People's Tonight
01-03-2019 Angel at Luis mag-uunahang magpakasal
Jun Lalin, Pang-masa
01-02-2019 Luis, tatapatan si Willie
Nel Alejandrino, People's Tonight
01-02-2019 Mga Halu-Halong Hula-Hula 2019
Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
01-01-2019 18 celebrity quotes of 2018
Dolly Anne Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer


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