Yahoo Philippines rounds up five of its most-read stories of the year.
Kapuso actress Bea Alonzo seems to be in the collective consciousness of Filipinos as of late. She is, after all, Yahoo Philippines' most-searched female celebrity.
Bea bagged multiple projects and endorsements and switched networks from ABS CBN to GMA Network in a flourishing career.
Bea also found a new love in fellow celebrity Dominic Roque after enduring a messy breakup.
The world was treated to not one, but two Miss Universe pageants in an unusual year.
The eyeballs, however, were certainly on the pageant where Mexico's Andrea Meza took the Miss Universe crown in May. Miss Mexico bested 73 other contestants in the 69th edition of the beauty pageant.
Filipinos rooted for Rabiya Mateo to bring home the Philippines' fifth Miss Universe title. She made it into the Top 21.
Fans of popular Filipino YouTubers Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad, collectively known as JaMill, were shocked and dying to know why the real-life couple deleted their YouTube channel, which boasts of some 12 million followers in August.
Speculations ran wild about the reasons why they signed off but after a month, JaMill were back on social media with a new YouTube channel.
The P1 billion cyberlibel lawsuit filed by a partylist representative against actor Enchong Dee made the headlines.
Drivers United for Mass Progress and Equal Rights - Philippines Taxi Drivers Association (DUMPER) Representative Claudine Diana Bautista-Lim accused the celebrity of making "malicious" and "defamatory" statements against her following the actor's tweet about her lavish wedding after the photos leaked online.
Fans of the presidential family were enamored when Veronica “Kitty” Duterte flexed her mother and President Rodrigo Duterte's common-law wife Honeylet Avancena’s old photo in a social media challenge.
Kitty posted photos of a young Honeylet, whose real name is Cielito, in a white bikini onstage in the called “Show Me Your Beautiful Mom” challenge.
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