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Kim Jung Su, president of South Korea's HBKOR Inc., answers questions from media during the press launch of the K-Pop Idol Search (KIS)- Pinoy Edition. With him in photo are: Ryu's Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Ryu Jung Hoon and Ryu's Entertainment Executive Director Choi Yoon Sung. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)SCS/bvb A 5-year exclusive contract with a Korean-based talent management company, a 6-month intensive training in Korea, and a more than P2 million cash await five winners of the K-Pop Idol Search (KIS) Pinoy Edition. To be aired on PTV4 in September this year, the KIS Pinoy shall pioneer the People’s Television Network’s wholesome entertainment shows. The competition is open to all Filipino individuals, 14-35 years old, who love to sing and dance, and dream of becoming a world stage performer. Interested parties must have no existing management and recording contracts, locally and internationally. “After about 40 years of exclusively servicing governme

Rustica Carpio: 2014 PMPC Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Respected legendary actress Dr. RUSTICA CARPIO will be honored as the Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award recipient during the 3oth PMPC Star Awards for Movies happening On March 9 at Solaire-Manila. Dr. Carpio first gained international notice when as a college student she became the youngest member and singer of the First Filipino Entertainment Troupe sent by the Philippine government to wartorn Korea in the winter of 1951 to bring Christmas cheers to the Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea (PEFTOK) and other United Nations armies. It was then that a battle ground was named "Rustie Hill" after her and was adopted in the war maps of Korea. In film and TV, Carpio is a familiar and much acclaimed character actress. She first appeared in Ishmael Bernal’s Nunal sa Tubig(1976). This would soon be followed with more than 50 other films in her more than 30 years in the industry. Eleven of these movies were directed by Bernal, earning her the reputation i