Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures has won the battle for hot Hollywood project “Bad Blood,” written and directed by Adam McKay, and with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. The film focuses on Elizabeth Holmes (Lawrence), founder of the controversial blood-testing start-up company Theranos which came under investigation for inaccurate testing that took place at their California labs. Deadline reports that […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Broccoli could soon be giving you an even bigger health boost suggests new research

Broccoli could soon be giving you an even bigger health boost suggests new research

Already known for its super health benefits, scientists have found a way to give broccoli even more of a boost, by identifying the genes which control the vegetable’s phenolic compounds. Phenolic compounds are beneficial to health thanks to their levels of flavonoids, which spread through the body via the bloodstream, reducing inflammation and lowering the risk […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHL

FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHL

LOS ANGELES — FYLPRO representatives on May 18 signed a 3-year partnership with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and Ayala Foundation, Inc., which commences the launch of its 2016 Immersion Program application that would identify 10 Filipino-American young leaders to join an all-expense paid, week-long program in the Philippines, FYLPRO President Bea Rico announced […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragists

Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragists

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “It is worth noting that Philippine society has always been blessed with strong and powerful women who shape the course of our history. Filipinas are active in diverse fields, pouring their talents, skill, and passion into many areas of human endeavor. It is therefore no wonder that the Philippine Suffrage Movement in the […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Fans of Janice de Belen are in for a shock after the veteran actress revealed that her upcoming movie “Ringgo, The Dog Shooter” features the most daring scenes she has ever done in her entire showbiz career. In the indie film, which is one of the six finalists in the Filipino New Cinema section of […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Dureza: Compliant mining firms won’t have problems with Gina Lopez

Dureza: Compliant mining firms won’t have problems with Gina Lopez

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Compliant mining firms should have no problems if Gina Lopez assumes her post as secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, another member of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s future Cabinet said Wednesday. News of the impending appointment Lopez, a staunch anti-mining advocate, caused mining stocks to plunge by 4.09 percent at the end […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte assures business leaders of gov’t reforms

Duterte assures business leaders of gov’t reforms

DAVAO CITY  (PNA)—President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will review the 10-point recommendations designed help push inclusive growth and move things forward under his administration as he vowed to push reforms in government. But in a gist, Duterte told business leaders he never doubted his economic managers that they will work as team in fulfilling their “wish list” […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Japan Michelin-star restaurant closed after food poisoning

Japan Michelin-star restaurant closed after food poisoning

A Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant specialising in a refined — and pricey — traditional cuisine has been ordered to temporarily close after customers came down with food poisoning, an official said Wednesday. A total of 14 customers suffered from stomach pain and diarrhoea after eating sea urchin, squid and other seafoods at the Kita Kamakura Saryo […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first-ever feminine fragrance ‘Flowerbomb’ with a new ad campaign. The perfume’s new visual stars Romanian model Andreea Diaconu as an empowered floral goddess whose head is exploding into a bouquet of flowers. The blooms are based on a vibrant color palette ranging from softer blush, pink, lavender […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined Snapchat and used the platform to announce her upcoming appearance on James Corden’s popular Carpool Karaoke segment. Michelle Obama will join the the host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in one of his drives about town and in all likelihood show off her singing chops […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

“Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter will be back on primetime TV, having accepted a recurring role in the second season of “Supergirl.” After a couple of lower profile parts, Lynda Carter became a household name when she became the lead as Diana Prince, superpowered Amazonian princess in disguise, over a four-year run (1975-9) as Wonder […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Drinking the recommended one-and-a-half to two liters of water each day can seem daunting. Whether at the office or on the beach, why not try one of these ideas to liven up your glass or bottle of water with a fresh new flavor? Fruity ice cubes Next time you make ice cubes, try placing a […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Keep an eye on pregnancy food cravings to avoid excess weight gain advises new study

Keep an eye on pregnancy food cravings to avoid excess weight gain advises new study

New US research cautions against indulging too much in pregnancy food cravings after finding that the frequency of cravings is a strong predictor of excess pregnancy weight gain. Recent studies have shown that more than half of women gain more than the recommended amount for pregnancy weight gain set by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Yeng ready to become mommy

Yeng ready to become mommy

Singer Yeng Constantino wants to take a step further by becoming a mother. “Feeling ko malapit na rin kasi this morning nanaginip ako, nanganak ako ng triplets,” she said, admitting she feels envious every time she sees a pregnant woman. “Actually nakita ko ’yung friend ko kahapon na buntis na, sabi ko nakakainggit buntis siya […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fil-Chinese community wants ‘emergency powers’ for Duterte

Fil-Chinese community wants ‘emergency powers’ for Duterte

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA  (PNA) – The Federation of the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCII) supports the emergency powers being asked by incoming President Rodrigo Duterte. The influential business group, however, said in its letters to incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that the emergency powers should cover not only traffic problem […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Incoming Duterte admin eyes infra spending at 6% of GDP

Incoming Duterte admin eyes infra spending at 6% of GDP

By Joann Santiago DAVAO CITY  (PNA) – Infrastructure spending would be among the main priority of the incoming Duterte administration, with its share on gross domestic product (GDP) targeted to reach six percent. Incoming Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno told reporters at the sidelines of the two-day “Sulong Pilipinas: Hakbang Tungo sa Kaunlaran” (Philippines […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Viji Sundaram OAKLAND, Calif. – California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity could expire next year. Eighteen months into Prop. 47’s enactment, the state has received some 211,000 […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Legal Matters, Services ·
Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

We’ve seen Leonardo DiCaprio survive a savage winter in “The Revenant.” Now the Oscar winner is making “The Outlaw Ocean,” a true story about a poacher that goes on the run for 110 days. Through his production company Appian Way, Leonardo DiCaprio is producing “The Outlaw Ocean” for digital subscription film and TV service Netflix. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama, Trudeau reaffirm commitment to fight terrorism

Obama, Trudeau reaffirm commitment to fight terrorism

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Sputnik) – US President Barack Obama in a phone call to his Canadian counterpart Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday reaffirmed their joint commitment to fight terrorism following the deaths of US and Canadians at the hands of terror groups, the White House said in a statement. “The leaders [Obama and Trudeau] reaffirmed their […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Instagram announces 500 million users worldwide

Instagram announces 500 million users worldwide

In a blogpost on June 21, Instagram announced that its community of Instagrammers around the world has surpassed 500 million. The Instagram community has more than doubled over the last two years, with more than 80% of users living outside the US. An infographic produced by the company reveals that, on an average day, the platform sees over […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·