• Top of the Morning: Are Kris and Bistek Back Together?

    A simple gesture sparks rumors, plus Pinoy taekwondo champs get scholarships in Spain
  • 1. Exes Herbert Bautista and Kris Aquino remain friends

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The Quezon City mayor was spotted visiting the "Feng Shui" actress Sunday, December 28, fueling speculations that the two are back in each other's arms. Kris, however, put the rumors to rest when she shared the real reason why Herbert visited her home: Bautista checked on her when she was hospitalized due to an allergic reaction and expressed his support on her new movie The two have managed to become friends despite their falling out after a brief romantic entanglement early this year. (abs-cbnnews.com)


    2. Teen Pinoy taekwondo champs get scholarships in Spain
    Jason Clark Saplaan Hidalgo, 14, and Cristian Elmer Benen, 15, received scholarship packages including free high school education, food allowance, and top-notch taekwondo training in Spain's Centro de Alto Rendimiento (CAR). The two were selected after winning local and national taekwondo championships in Spain. CAR is a prestigious sports center training young Spanish athletes from an early age in various sports such as swimming, gymnastics, tennis, and football, to name a few. (abs-cbnnews.com)


    3. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are engaged

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The "Magic Mike" hunk actor planned to proposed to the "Modern Family" actress on Christmas Day while vacationing in Hawaii. Joe was nervous the whole trip because he wasn't sure Sofia would say yes after only six months of dating, but she was spotted on December 25 relaxing in the pool wearing a gorgeous diamond ring. Congratulations! (people.com)


    4. Babies, pets should stay indoors on New Year's Eve
    Department of Health spokesperson Lyndon Lee Suy advised that babies should stay indoors on New Year's Eve to prevent possible breathing and hearing complications. Pets, on the other hand, have more sensitive hearing, so it's best to keep them indoors, listening to soothing music to mask the noise of loud firecrackers. He also stressed that children under 10 years old should not be handling firecrackers, and older kids should be educated on the dangers they pose. (abs-cbnnews.com)


    5. Text messages ensure kids get flu vaccine
    A new study from Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Medical Center found that doctors' clinics sending educational text messages were successful in reminding parents to bring kids six months to eight years for their flu vaccine. Kids this age are given the flu vaccine in two doses 28 days apart, or they won't get the full protection they need. Researchers found that parents who got an educational text messages, as opposed to just a reminder text, were more likely to bring their kids back for their second dose. The study is published in the journal Pedaitrics. (time.com)

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