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LTFRB Implementing Anti-Distracted Driving Act

Drivers of both public and private vehicles are given one week to remove unnecessary accessories from their windshields and dashboards, according to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board.  This includes bobbing head dogs, curtains, religious icons, and even rosaries often hung by drivers on their rearview mirror.

The Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) has since cause confusion to the public since it officially took effect on May 18, ten months after it became a law in July 2016.
LTFRB Implementing Anti-Distracted Driving Act
According to Republic Act No. 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, ‘distracted driving’ is defined as using telecommunication or entertainment devices while in motion or when temporarily stopped at  a red traffic light.

Meanwhile, some motorists use their handphones or gadgets due for navigation purposes using GPS. However, the current law would make the technology illegal to use.

How Much will be the Fine for the Violators?


While the law was specifically aimed at devices, LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada stated that the accessories on the ‘line of sight’ of drivers were already prohibited by an earlier memorandum; the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) 2014-01.

Under the said order, ‘defective and unauthorized accessories’ that could be ‘prejudicial to road safety’ are all prohibited.

Motorists are expected to comply by May 26 after which violators would be fined Php 5,000.
Aside from those stated above, drivers who would be caught putting on make-up or drinking coffee will also be fined. According to LIzada, it also violates the ‘reckless driving provision’ under JAO 2014-01. This will mean a fine of not less than Php 2,000 but not exceeding Php 10,000. Violators may also have their driving license revoked.

The ADDA and the Children’s Safety on Motorcycle Act have both been postponed due to the confusion from the public. Thus, LTFRB decided to suspend the execution of the said laws up to May 26 until proper information dissemination drive has been conducted.

It is Official: Liza Soberano is the Newest Darna of Philippines

Darna has been an iconic role of Filipinos. This is the character that launched the career of superstars such as Vilma Santos,Lorna Tolentino, Rio Locsin, Angel Locsin and Marian Rivera. It has always been a privilege for any actress to play the role.

A creation of Mars Ravelo, the fictional superhero first appeared in comic books, and became one of the most celebrated characters in Philippine History. No matter how many remakes were done, Filipinos are always very excited with news of new movies or TV shows of Darna.
It is Official: Liza Soberano is the Newest Darna of Philippines
Liza wearing the costume of Darna is only edited
Seventy-years after Darna's birth on Philippine comics, Pinoys are raving yet again with the buzz of a movie remake for this year.

A lot of names surfaced from rumors who would play the role. But after many speculations on who would be the next to done the trademark red costume, an actress has been named to have been chosen from the long list.

The newest Darna is none other than the second most beautiful woman in the world, Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano.

Kapamilya Actress is Now Undergoing Intensive Training


According to celebrity columnist Ricky Lo, an inside informant told him that plans for Liza to fly as the celebrated character are on the works. The movie would be directed by Erik Matti.

The Kapamilya actress is now undergoing intensive training in preparations for the movie. The location of where the training happens was reportedly top secret to prevent leaks.

Meanwhile: Liza Soberano is Portraying as Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach on MMK

But it seems that this was something that Star Cinema could not prevent after the news has already broken out on social media sites everywhere.

Fans are very excited for Liza to play the iconic role. Her pretty and innocent face seems perfect for Narda, but we will yet to see if she can kick ass as a superhero.

This would be the Kapamilya sweetheart's first action role. Many are also excited to see her wearing the sexy outfit since the teen actress has not yet been seen wearing a two-piece swimsuit.

Liza Soberano to Portray as Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach on MMK

Liza Soberano has been tapped by many as a potential Miss Universe candidate. With her tall height, graceful moves, witty intelligence and undeniable charm, many Filipinos believe that the teen Kapamilya actress would win the blue crown very easily.

But if the latest interview statement from the actress herself would be interpreted, there would be no chance that she would be vying for Miss Universe in the near future. This was to the dismay of her many fans.
Liza Soberano to Portray as Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach on MMK
To make up for that disappointment, Liza Soberano would be playing the role of the young Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach in the upcoming episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya.

Ogie Diaz, the teen star’s manager, confirmed the news last Tuesday. According to Diaz, the role of Liza concentrates on the story of Wurtzbach’s pre-pageant life. Meanwhile, veteran actress Zsa Zsa Padilla also uploaded a photo on Instagram with Liza Soberano. She noted how mesmerizing was the face of the young actress that it sometimes distracted her while taping.
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Diaz also announced that Liza will be shooting a new television series called ‘Bagani’ with her love team partner Enrique Gil for Star Creatives.

Liza Soberano Playing the Role of Darna


When thrown the question if Liza will be playing the role of Darna, the teen star’s manager simply said that she was being considered for the role, but the official confirmation will be coming from Star Cinema.

But according to an inside report scooped by Philippine Star editor Ricky Lo, Liza Soberano was already confirmed to play the iconic role of Darna.

Liza Soberano’s last project was the blockbuster movie ‘My Ex and Why’s’ alongside Kapamilya actor Enrique Gil. After the successful movie release, the pair had been busy shooting for multiple endorsements. Thus, the sought after LizQuen’s comeback for a primetime drama and another movie were very much anticipated by their fans.

Ariana Grande Offered to Shoulder the Funeral Expenses of the Victims

After much devastation and shocked brought about by the Manchester Terror Attack, plenty of heroes surfaced. One of which was the pop star Ariana Grande.

 Twenty two people are now confirmed dead and 119 more injured when a bomb exploded right after Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour Concert at the Manchester Arena finished. The tragedy broke the singer’s heart. She later on posted on Twitter to express her anguish.
Ariana Grande Offered to Shoulder the Funeral Expenses of the Victims
Ariana’s concert was sold out and was attended by many youngsters who idolize her. Sadly, most of the casualties were children. Though shocked and possibly traumatized, the singer has reached out to the victims’ families and offered to shoulder their funeral expenses. This information was shared by a fan site dedicated to Ariana called Ariana Updates!

Although there was still no official confirmation from the pop star’s representative or management, netizens were already expressing their admiration over the singer’s actions.

Hollywood celebrities Expressed their Condolences


Other Hollywood celebrities such as Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Harry Styles, and Selena Gomez also expressed their condolences on Twitter.

Meanwhile, the A-lister canceled the rest of her tour to come back home. TMZ reported that the singer is ‘incapable’ of performing her supposedly next concert in London. This world tour was

Grande’s third time hitting the international concert circuit which kicked off last February in Phoenix. Organizers expressed their deep concern about security in the wake of the attack.

Read: Allegedly Terrorist Attack on Manchester During Ariana Grande Concert

Identified victims were eight-year old Saffie Roussos and 18-year old Georgina Callander. Callander was even able to meet the singer during a meet-and-greet session before the concert started.

Ariana’s mom Joan, who was also present during the attack, was able to assist as many as 10 children leading them backstage to safety. She reportedly comforted the youngsters until they were safely evacuated by the police as soon as they arrived.