2010 in the Philippines

2010 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in 2010.

Philippines 2010
the Philippines

See also:


Benigno S.
Aquino III
Juan Ponce
Feliciano R.
Belmonte, Jr.



  • January 5Senator Panfilo Lacson leaves the Philippines, shortly before charges against him were filed for being the alleged mastermind in the murder of publicist Bubby Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito as claimed by former policeman Cesar Mancao.[1]
  • January 14 – Dr. Mercedes B. Concepcion and Dr. Ernesto O. Domingo were conferred the title and rank of National Scientist for Demography and Internal Medicine, respectively.[2]


  • February 2Biñan becomes a city in the province of Laguna through ratification of Republic Act 9740 which was approved on October 30, 2009.


  • March 4National Scientist Lourdes J. Cruz is recognized as one of the five laureates of L'Oreal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science for the discovery of conotoxins produced by certain marine snails that can serve as painkillers and pharmaceutical probes to study brain function.[3]



Benigno S. Aquino III taking his oath of office as the 15th President of the Philippines.



The bus of 2010 Manila hostage crisis


Site of the 2010 Bar Exam Blast


Map plotting the track and intensity of the storm according to the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale




On December 11, 2009, Republic Act No. 9849 declared Eidul Adha as a regular holiday.[35] Also amending Executive Order No. 292, also known as The Administrative Code of 1987, the following are regular and special days shall be observed. The EDSA Revolution Anniversary was proclaimed since 2002 as a special nonworking holiday.[36] On February 25, 2004, Republic Act No. 9256 declared every August 21st as a special nonworking holiday to be known as Ninoy Aquino Day.[37] Note that in the list, holidays in bold are "regular holidays" and those in italics are "nationwide special days".

In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."



Highest grossing Filipino films for the year.

Rank Title Film Outfit Gross
1 My Amnesia Girl Star Cinema ₱144.8 million
2 Miss You Like Crazy Star Cinema ₱143.25 million
3 Here Comes The Bride Star Cinema, OctoArts Films & Quantum Films ₱116 million
4 Petrang Kabayo Viva Films ₱115.2 million
5 You To Me Are Everything Regal Films and GMA Films ₱102.42 million
6 Babe, I Love You Star Cinema and VIVA Films ₱96.34 million
7 Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote GMA Films, MZet Productions, OctoArts Films, Imus Productions, APT Entertainment ₱86.7 million
8 Paano Na Kaya Star Cinema ₱82.25 million
9 Hating Kapatid Viva Films ₱81.97 million
10 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Star Cinema 67.9 million
Released Title Directed by Cast Film Outfit Genre
January 27 Paano Na Kaya Ruel S Bayani Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson, Melissa Ricks Star Cinema Romantic comedy
February 17 Marino Paul Sta Ana Allen Dizon, Ara Mina, Bangs Garcia, Krista Ranillo CDP Events & Entertainment Production and ATD Entertainment Production Drama
February 17 Ben & Sam Mark Shandii Bacolod Ray An Dulay, Jess Mendoza Ignatius Film Productions LGBT
February 24 Miss You Like Crazy Cathy Garcia Molina Bea Alonzo, John Lloyd Cruz, Maricar Reyes Star Cinema Drama
February 26 Pitas Joey Romero Sid Lucero, Kristel Moreno, Bembol Roco, Rio Locsin Legaslas Entertainment Drama
March 10 The Red Shoes Raul Jorolan Nikki Gil, Marvin Agustin Unitel Production Romantic Drama
March 10 Bakal Boys Ralston Jover Gina Pareño Apogee Productions Drama
March 10 Parisukat Jonison Fontanos Toffee Calma, Jeff Tatsuro Ignatius Films LGBT
March 17 Santuaryo Monti Parungao Basti Romero, Justin Dizon, Nicos Bacani, Gino Quintana, A.J. Ona and Ralph Mateo Climax Productions LGBT, Thriller
March 22 Romeo & Juliet Adolfo B Alix Jr Alessandra De Rossi Kisapmata Productions Drama
April 3 Babe, I Love You Mae Czarina Cruz Anne Curtis, Sam Milby Star Cinema and VIVA Films Romance
April 21 Working Girls Jose Javier Reyes Eugene Domingo, Ruffa Gutierrez, Bianca King, Cristine Reyes, Iza Calzado, Jennylyn Mercado, Eula Valdez GMA Films, VIVA Films and Unitel Pictures Comedy
April 28 D'Survivors Adolfo B Alix Jr Rocky Salumbides, Daniel Matsunaga, K Brosas, Akihiro Sato, Fabio Ide Astral Productions Comedy
May 5 You To Me Are Everything Mark Reyes Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes Regal Films and GMA Films romantic comedy
May 7 Pulupot Monti Parungao Gio Gapas, Justin de Leon & Echo Caceres Treemount Pictures LGBT
May 12 Here Comes The Bride Chris Martinez Angelica Panganiban, Eugene Domingo, John Lapus, Tuesday Vargas, Tom Rodriguez & Jaime Fabregas Star Cinema, OctoArts Films and Quantum Films Comedy
May 26 Noy Dondon Santos Coco Martin, Erich Gonzales, Cherry Pie Picache, Baron Geisler, Joem Bascon & Vice Ganda CineMedia & Star Cinema Historical
June 2 Fling Hans Salazar Rafael Rosell, Jacq Yu & Lara Morena romantic comedy
June 9 Emir Chito Roño Francesca Farr, Dulce, Julia Clarete & Jhong Hilario CCP, Film Council of the Philippines & Viva Films Drama, Musical
June 16 I'll Be There Maryo J delos Reyes KC Concepcion, Gabby Concepcion & Jericho Rosales Star Cinema Drama
June 23 Lagpas: Ikaw, Ano'ng Trip Mo? Hedji Calagui Dennis Torres, Rob da Silva, Dustin Jose Cody Entertainment Production LGBT
July 14 Cinco Frasco Mortiz, Enrico Santos, Cathy Garcia-Molina, Ato Bautista & Nick Olanka Maja Salvador, Pokwang, Jodi Sta. Maria-Lacson, Mariel Rodriguez, Zanjoe Marudo, Rayver Cruz, AJ Perez, Sam Concepcion, Robi Domingo Star Cinema Horror
July 21 Hating Kapatid Wenn V. Deramas Sarah Geronimo, Judy Ann Santos & Luis Manzano Viva Films Comedy
August 18 In Your Eyes Mac Alejandre Claudine Barreto, Anne Curtis & Richard Gutierrez Viva Films & GMA Films Drama
August 25 Mamarazzi Joel Lamangan Eugene Domingo, Diether Ocampo, John Lapus, Andi Eigenmann & Carla Abellana Regal Films Comedy
September 1 Sa 'yo Lamang Laurice Guillen Lorna Tolentino, Bea Alonzo, Christopher de Leon, Diether Ocampo, Coco Martin, Shaina Magdayao, Enchong Dee, Empress & Miles Ocampo Star Cinema Drama
September 8 Two Funerals Gil Portes Tessie Tomas, Xian Lim, Jeffrey Quizon, Mon Confiado, Robert Arevalo & Princess Manzon Cinema One Originals Drama
September 29 I Do Veronica B Velasco Erich Gonzales, Enchong Dee, Pokwang, Dennis Padilla, Melai Cantiveros, Jason Francisco & Nash Aguas Star Cinema Romantic comedy
October 13 White House Topel Lee Gabby Concepcion, Iza Calzado, Maricar Reyes, Lovi Poe, Megan Young, Joem Bascon, Sarah Lahbati, Janus del Prado & Richard Quan Regal Films Horror
October 13 Petrang Kabayo Wenn V Deramas Vice Ganda Viva Films Comedy
October 22 Lilay: Darling of the Crowd Andrew Kho Kenjie Garcia Sparks International Production LGBT
October 27 Till My Heartaches End Jose Javier Reyes Kim Chiu & Gerald Anderson Star Cinema Romantic drama
October 27 Laruang Lalake Jay Altarejos Richard Quan, Marco Morales, Arjay Carreon and Mark Fabillar Lexuality Productions LGBT
November 24 My Amnesia Girl Cathy Garcia-Molina John Lloyd Cruz, Toni Gonzaga Star Cinema Romantic comedy
December 10 Pinoy Scout Neal Tan Sam Concepcion Exogain Productions Drama
December 25 Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote Tony Y. Reyes Bong Revilla Jr, Vic Sotto GMA Films, MZet Productions, OctoArts Films, Imus Productions, APT Entertainment Comedy fantasy
December 25 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Wenn V. Deramas Ai-Ai de las Alas, Eugene Domingo Star Cinema Comedy
December 25 Dalaw Jerry Lopez Sineneng, Dondon Santos Kris Aquino, Diether Ocampo Star Cinema, CineMedia Entertainment horror-suspense
December 25 Shake, Rattle & Roll XII Zoren Legaspi, Topel Lee, Jerrold Tarog Shaina Magdayao, Ricky Davao, Andi Eigenmann, Rayver Cruz, Carla Abellana, Sid Lucero Regal Entertainment Inc. horror-suspense
December 25 RPG: Metanoia Louie Suarez Zaijan Jaranilla, Aga Muhlach, Vhong Navarro, Eugene Domingo, Mika Dela Cruz, Jairus Aquino, Basty Alcances Star Cinema Animation
December 25 Super Inday and the Golden Bibe Mike Tuviera Marian Rivera, Jake Cuenca, Pokwang, John Lapus Regal Entertainment Fantasy
December 25 Rosario Albert Martinez Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo, Dolphy, Sid Lucero, Isabel Oli, Yul Servo Cinemabuhay International, Studio5 Drama
December 25 Father Jejemon Frank Gray Jr Dolphy RVQ Productions Comedy


This includes music albums of all kinds released this year, concerts and formations (band or new singers).




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