• Top of the Morning: Iya Villania Shares Details of Baby Antonio Primo's Birth

    Plus, Georgina Wilson is pregnant, Ryan Agoncillo welcomes Judy Ann into their new Las Vegas home, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  •  1. Iya Villania shares details of Baby Antonio Primo's birth

    In a live phone patch interview on GMA 7's 24 Oras, the TV host and new mom got real about giving birth. "Ang hirap pala manganak! Kahit naka-epidural [anaesthesia]...ang hirap, pero sobrang sarap paglabas ni Baby." Iya initally had a false alarm on Monday, August 29, and was sent home. However, at around 5 a.m. on August 30, Tuesday, she and husband Drew Arellano went back to The Medical City after she experienced labor pains. After six hours of labor, Baby Antonio Primo arrived on at 12:06 p.m. and weighed 6.4 pounds, a few days earlier than his expected arrival date of September 4. "Sobrang sulit lahat ng paghihirap," Iya added. Drew was the first to post a close-up photo of his little boy, while Iya also posted a daddy-and son photo later. Congratulations! Hear the full interview here. (pep.ph)


    2. Georgina Wilson is pregnant!

    Fans who follow the star were already speculating that Georgina was pregnant when they spotted a tiny baby bump in one of her Instagram photos. The former host of Asia's Next Top Model announced on E! News Asia that, yes, she's already four months along the family way. "It’s such a surprise! I mean I can’t even [imagine], like, how much of a shock it was for me," Georgina said. "I was working out so hard and dieting so hard, and I couldn’t understand why I had a pouch, like a little tummy. And, you know, it’s just funny, like, you think you can plan life, but life just has a mind of its own and it’s just so exciting." Georgina also posted her photo above on Instagram  and captioned it: "Baby Burnand is on the way." She and husband, British businessman Arthur Burnand, tied the knot in the U.K. on April 30 this year. Congratulations! (cosmo.ph)


    3. Ryan Agoncillo welcomes Judy Ann into their new Las Vegas home

    The dad of three took to Instagram to post a video of him welcoming his wife Judy Ann Santos in their new home. The caption simply read: "I love you Judy Ann." The location seemed to be in Las Vegas, given the hashtag #dirtyvegas Ryan wrote. In the video, Ryan carried Judy Ann, like how newly married couples enter their first home and exclaimed, "This is your new home! Yahoo!" Judy Ann replied with a kiss after Ryan put her down. Congratulations on your new home, Ryan and Judy Ann! (pep.ph)

    4. President Rodrigo Duterte meets boy in viral video

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    Filipino-British Ethan Richmond Llanes and President Rodrigo Duterte have met in real life. Ethan's mom Mylene Llanes posted a video where his son pretends to call the then presidential candidate. In their pretend conversation, Ethan said he wants the former mayor of Davao City to win so he could to get rid of the "bad guys" and take them to jail. Yesterday, August 30, the president met Ethan and his family. In the video posted on the Facebook page of the president's communications office, the Philippine president posed with the Llanes' family for a few photos, and even played peek-a-boo with the Ethan. "You're going to be a great guy someday," President Duterte told the little boy. "We can be a #PartnerForChange in our own little ways," part of the caption for the video read. The video now has over 630,000 views. (abs-cbn.com)


    5. Expanded Student Fare Discount Bill proposed

    Under the newly proposed Senate Bill 945 or the Expanded Student Fare Discount Bill, students will be able to enjoy fare discounts on weekends, holidays and school breaks. It also aims to give students fare discounts for air and rail transportation. The current law on student fare discount only covers land and sea transportation and are valid only on school days. “We need to fix the discount system for student fares because most students have to attend classes during the weekends, or have to work on projects and assignments during holidays. Some students also have to go home to their home provinces (via plane or train) during school breaks," Senator Sonny Angara said in a statement. If enacted into law, students who travel abroad for training, education, or competition will be exempt from paying travel taxes and airport terminal fees. Railways operators are also expected to designate a student fare both in each station. (abs-cbn.com

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