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Spoiler Warning: Finally, Claire Underwood submits to the fourth wall


 After finishing 13 episodes of House of Cards Season 4, it was a terrifying moment on TV to see Claire Underwood, the First Lady of the United States to President Frank Underwood staring right in front of the camera as if she has broken the fourth wall. And if she did, that’s one hell of another season coming for this political-drama from Netflix. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on […]


Granny’s Peach Tea is Lex Luthor’s ‘bucket full of pee’


 Yep. That’s what we think of it. And that is why Sen. June Finch (Holly Hunter) cringed when she saw and realized the mason jar in front of her was labeled Granny’s Peach Tea. It wasn’t the bomb that shook her. It was the pee! The urine. Warning: This article contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, leave now or forever regret this moment it ever happened. But if you’ve seen it already, have fun and enjoy our little effort of unraveling mysteries from this epic superhero movie directed by Zack Snyder. Okay let’s go back to […]


List of powerful women in House of Cards Season 4 universe


 And because it’s Women’s Month, it’s about time we get to take a look at the powerful women in Netflix’s House of Cards Season 4. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on RTL CBS Entertainment last March 5, then you’re welcome to read on. Let’s start with Daisy Jones. She is one of a hell feisty Congresswoman from Texas and she aint backing out from politics without giving her daughter, […]


Celebrate Pres. Quirino’s 125th Birth Anniversary through commemorative exhibit


 Former President Elpidio Quirino was the 6th President of the Philippines, who rebuilt a devastated country by war, would be turning 125 years old this coming November 16, 2015. President Quirino‘s legacy will be commemorated through visual and digital exhibit at the Ayala Museum from November 7 to 28, 2015. Largely drawn from the Filipinas Heritage Library and the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation‘s rich collection of papers and memorabilia, Defining Quirino highlights stories of one statesman’s journey from teacher to president, his vision and achievements, and his deep sense of humanity encapsulated in Tolerance, Goodwill, and Love. “The exhibit highlights […]


Who is Manuel L. Quezon?


 Quezon City will be celebrating its 75th Diamond Jubilee come October 10-12 with programs to commemorate the cityhood’s inception on October 12, 1939 under the administration of then President Manuel L. Quezon, who bought the 1,529 hectares from the vast Diliman  estate of the Tuason family, headed by the late patriarch Don Gonzalo Tuason y Patino, the fifth successor to the possibly first richest man in the Philippines, Don Antonio Tuason. Who is Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina? 1. Birth Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina was born in Baler on August 19, 1878. His parents were Lucio Quezón (died 1898) and María Dolores Molina (1840 – 1893), […]


At iba pang mga karakter sa pelikulang HENERAL LUNA


 Ang pelikulang HENERAL LUNA na pinagbibidahan ng mahusay na aktor na si John Arcilla, ay isang obra ng isa sa pinakabatang direktor ng pelikulang Filipino ng makabagong henerasyon na si Jerrold Tarog. Mahalagang mapanood ng sambayanang Filipino, lalo na ng mga kabataan ang HENERAL LUNA upang malaman, maunawaan, maitama, at maiwasto ang mga pangyayaring naganap sa ating bansa nung panahon ng mga Kastila at Amerikano na sumakop sa ating bayan. Ang HENERAL LUNA ay isang matapang na pelikula na walang pakundangan inilabas ang ‘lihim’ ng kasaysayan na magpapabago sa isipan ng ating lahat, sa mga tunay na kaganapan sa buhay […]


Commuters stranded for almost 4 hrs. as INC members protest against DOJ De Lima and for the separation of church and state


 Commuters either going home or coming for work last night were greeted with horrendous traffic and road blockage when Iglesia Ni Cristo members trooped to EDSA Shaw in Ortigas and Mandaluyong area to protest against Secretary Laila De Lima and the DOJ for meddling in the internal affairs of the religious group following the investigation of the abduction of some of its members. The INC members held a protest in front of DOJ office in Padre Faura before heading to EDSA Shrine for a mass protest later in the evening. Florencio Jusay, Jr., blogger, Manual To Lyf, who was in the […]

OFWs appeal to Bureau of Customs new Balikbayan Box Tax Rule


 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) around the globe and their families in the country are appealing to the Bureau of Customs headed by Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina to stop implementing new Balikbayan Box Tax Rule where customs officials are allowed to open and inspect incoming balikbayan boxes for taxable goods. This new rule, according to the Customs Chief Lina will prevent the abuse on sending items that ‘can well may be used for commercial purposes.’ “The contents of a balikbayan box must not exceed US$500.00 in value. Canned goods, grocery items and other household effects must not exceed a dozen a kind, while apparel, […]


Sen. Villar and Mayor Eusebio cut ribbon on the inauguration of state-of-the-art STARTEK facility in Pasig City


 Together with STARTEK‘s president and CEO, Chad Carlson and VP for Operations Antoinette ‘Tonichi’  Achurra, Senator Cynthia Villar and Pasig City Mayor Maria Belen Eusebio cut the ribbon during the inauguration of the trusted BPO, a service provider with contact centers around the world, state-of-the-art office facility located inside Silver City 3, Frontera Verde in Pasig City. The four-storey building include a recruitment and training  area with recreational facilities for employees such as themed pantry for every floor, gym, sleeping quarters, pocket garden, and a roof deck. “In behalf of the Philippine government, we welcome STARTEK in our country. The BPO industry […]

THE INTERVIEW. And then boom, boom, boom...

Wrapping up 2014 with The Interview, the movie that we almost failed to see


 The Interview It wasn’t bad at all. Honestly, this is Seth Rogen‘s best role performance that we have seen. Not too cocky and annoying. The only person who’ll get pissed with The Interview will be Kim Jong-un. Don’t ask us why. You probably would have known it by now. And the only thing that will surely leave a bad taste in the mouth would be the scene where The Interview specifically ‘killed a real living person.’ Nobody ‘kills a real living person‘ on film. Not yet, until The Interview. That would be a tough job for the film’s production outfit and we won’t […]

AGUINALDO SHRINE. The first time the Philippine flag was heralded by Emilio Aguinaldo in celebration of the 1st Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite.

Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite


 This is where Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo was born and raised up to the day he waved the Philippine flag as he heralded Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898. Aguinaldo was born in this place on March 22, 1869 and was buried here on February 16, 1964. Viewed 37816 times by 4566 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us at [email protected] for your suggestions and comments. Thank you for visiting!More Posts

WHAT A LAME REASONING. Really??? The Palace wants the MRT passengers to look for other modes of transportation?!

Really??? The Palace wants the MRT passengers to look for other modes of transportation?!


 Every week seems to have gone from bad to worst, and everyday is the baddest of them all. A few weeks ago, The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) already had it in the offing when the South-bound commute was temporarily closed from Shaw to EDSA-Taft Station. So from North Ave., the ride will only take you to Shaw. That happened on a Saturday late afternoon.  Then it happened one more time the following Monday.  And even days before that incident, the MRT trains suffered from an on and off technical difficulties and obviously, the paying passengers were the ones who got hassled. Just so […]

THIS MORNING AT MRT NORTH EDSA STATION. Anakpawis protests and denounces MRT General Manager Vitangcol.

Anakpawis rallies and denounces MRT General Manager Vitangcol


 Earlier this morning as we were about to take steps to the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) platform in North EDSA Station, we were greeted with a sight of Anakpawis protesting and denouncing the declining systems management of the public transport. They are also calling for the ouster of MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol. We got interested and decided to shoot some photos for us to share. (RELATED: Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda apologized to all MRT commuters) When we finished, we rushed back to the entrance but the guard on duty tried to refuse us entry prompting us to snap a little and while […]

PNOY ENDORSES MANNY PAKSIW. PNoy endorsed Manny for the 2016 presidential election on the eve of Pacquiao's victory to Rios.

PNoy endorsed Manny for the 2016 presidential election on the eve of Pacquiao’s victory to Rios; slapped with P2.2B tax-evasion charges by the BIR


 In an unexpected twist of events, PNoy held Manny‘s left hand up in the air as a symbol of endorsing his vice-presidential candidacy for the 2016 presidential election – and this happened even during the Pacquiao Vs. Rios Fight As One boxing match live viewing at Solaire Grand Ballroom. Manny could not contain his excitement as soon as PNoy greeted him outside the lobby of the ballroom just as they both came out the restroom minutes before 34-year old Pacquiao conquered the Cotai Arena in a 12-round bout against 27- year old Brandon Rios. Pacquiao won by a unanimous decision […]

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivering his inaugural address on June 30, 2010. (Photo via

More than 15,000 police force to be deployed on Pres. Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled on July 22


 Seven days from now, more than 15,000 police force shall be deployed as preparations are on its way for Pres. Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino‘s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, 2013. Initial reports gathered that Philippine National Police (PNP) will be inviting militant groups within the coming days to talk about platforms and guidelines to be followed on the day of the SONA. It will be recalled that the past weeks were burdened with protests from informal settlers who are insisting of proper relocation sites or else they will not leave their shanties in the Metro. On July 22, Aquino is to deliver his SONA before […]

Sonny Angara believes that tourism is our nation's hope to provide jobs especially to the less developed areas.

Sonny Angara believes that tourism is our nation’s hope to provide jobs especially to the less developed areas


 Sonny Angara believes that tourism is our nation’s hope to provide jobs especially to the less developed areas, like in the provinces. This came to light when we had the chance to ask his opinion of improving our airports in the country. “It’s been such a long time that we are debating for the need of new international and domestic airports. During my campaign sorties, I discovered that it’s hard to travel from one place to another because of limited flight choices bound from Manila,” Sonny said during our conversation. Angara has been taking direct commercial flights to provincial campaign […]

Comelec exempts Aquino and Binay from gun ban.

Comelec exempts Aquino and Binay from gun ban


 When the Commission on Elections (Comelec) declared on Friday the gun ban during the 120-day election period, which starts on Sunday, Jan. 13 and ends on June 12, 2013, it also stated that Comelec exempts Aquino and Binay from gun ban. Yes, the President need not to ask for exemption from gun ban “…as commander in chief. Just to clarify, he is actually exempted,” Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. said at a command conference with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police and the Department of Education at the Comelec offices Friday. Following the Comelec amended resolution, […]