China billionaires overtake US: survey

China billionaires overtake US: survey

(Shanghai, China-AFP) – The number of billionaires in China has overtaken that of the United States for the first time, an annual survey said Thursday, despite slowing growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Communist-ruled China now has 596 billionaires, up a “staggering” 242 over the last year, Shanghai-based luxury magazine publisher Hurun Report said, surpassing […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

Campaign will include a new AARP caregiving book, Random Acts of Kindness contest, caregiving fair, and a special AARP The Magazine report featuring an intimate look into ‘24 hours in the life of caregivers’ WASHINGTON, DC—November is National Family Caregivers Month and AARP is launching a national campaign to bring awareness to the important role that […]

Kiehl’s teams up with artist Peter Max to give its hallmark bottles a new look for 2015 holiday season

Kiehl’s teams up with artist Peter Max to give its hallmark bottles a new look for 2015 holiday season

(Relaxnews) – For the end-of-year celebrations, the US cosmetics brand Kiehl’s has teamed up with the German artist Peter Max to produce a psychedelic collection inspired by pop art. The pope of pop art, as he is called by some, has had fun redesigning the bottles for iconic Kiehl’s products, inspired by his masterpiece “The […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Zoren shares happy life secrets with Carmina

Zoren shares happy life secrets with Carmina

ZOREN Legaspi gets to romance both Alice Dixson and Ina Raymundo in the latest version of “Marimar”. The soap started recently with him as Gustavo marrying Alice as Mia despite the resistance of his parents, then Ina as Brenda comes along to seduce him. Alice gets terribly jealous and runs away. An accident happens at […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
British Fashion Awards: the nominees are revealed

British Fashion Awards: the nominees are revealed

(Relaxnews) – The nominees for the 2015 British Fashion Awards have been announced. J.W. Anderson, Christopher Kane and Victoria Beckham have been put forward for the womenswear category while Tom Ford, E. Tautz and J.W. Anderson find themselves up for the menswear award. Designers including Charlotte Olympia and Sophia Webster are competing in the accessories […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast’s ‘Working Hard in America’ survey finds Fil-Amas ‘overqualified for jobs, more stressed at work’

Transfast salutes and supports Filipinos working in U.S. NEW YORK  – According to a recent survey of Filipinos who live in the U.S. and send money home, the majority of respondents say they are overqualified for their jobs and find their U.S. workplace to be more stressful than workplaces in the Philippines. And yet, they overwhelmingly […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Now is the time for a flu shot

Now is the time for a flu shot

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith urges Californians to get the influenza (flu) vaccine as soon as it becomes available. “Unlike some other infections, a person with influenza may be contagious and infect others before they have or show any symptoms,” said Dr. Smith. “Annual […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News ·

Diverse consumers overwhelmingly optimistic about financial future

Wells Fargo survey affirms African American, Asian and Hispanic communities more hopeful about finances, managing credit than general population SAN FRANCISCO – Diverse consumers feel optimistic about the current U.S economic outlook, according to the third “How American Buys and Borrows” survey by Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Ipsos. Eighty-eight percent of diverse […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Services ·

Osmeña on inclusion in Poe Senate slate: ‘Thanks, but no thanks’

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) – Thanks, but no thanks. That was how Senator Sergio Osmeña III reacted on Thursday when asked about his possible inclusion in the senatorial ticket of Senators Grace Poe and Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Osmeña said no offer has been made yet for him to join Poe’s slate but said he would […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Roxas, Robredo file candidacies for president, VP

Roxas, Robredo file candidacies for president, VP

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) – Liberal Party presidential candidate Mar Roxas and his running mate, Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo, filed their certificates of candidacy on Thursday morning. Roxas and Robredo make up the fifth tandem aspiring for the top posts to file their COCs at the Commission on Elections’ main office in Intramuros, Manila. […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment

Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment

(Washington, United States-AFP) – A protein that appears to be key in the development of Alzheimer’s disease has been identified by scientists who say the discovery could provide a new drug target for dementia. Known as GPR3, the protein is believed to play an important role in reducing the buildup of amyloid plaques in the […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ to get a TV sequel

‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ to get a TV sequel

(Relaxnews) – The hit romantic comedy “My Best Friend’s Wedding” could be getting a TV sequel, thanks to ABC. The 1997 movie starring Julia Roberts has sparked the idea for a comedy series at the network, with Oscar-winning writer Ron Bass, who penned the original, co-writing the script, Deadlinereports. The show is set to pick up […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Orlando is the top US city for runners

Orlando is the top US city for runners

(Relaxnews) – New York, Boston and Chicago have failed to make the cut in a new index of the best cities for those committed to half marathons and full marathons. Instead, the top 10 list, complied by Vitals and based on the number and quality of sports medicine specialists, the number of races the city […]

Apple to harness iPhone data for autism, epilepsy and melanoma studies

Apple to harness iPhone data for autism, epilepsy and melanoma studies

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday Apple announced the next round of scientific studies and research partners that will be using its ResearchKit to gather health data from participants via their iPhones and Apple Watches. Duke University will be conducting research into the early signs of autism and hopes to employ the iPhone’s front-facing camera so that […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Raising Long Beach minimum wage to $15 would add an estimated $442-M, stimulating economy

Raising Long Beach minimum wage to $15 would add an estimated $442-M, stimulating economy

Long Beach, CA – Raising the minimum wage to $15 with enforcement provisions in Long Beach would have a broad stimulus effect on the region and would benefit businesses, workers, and the economy, according to a new report released today by the Economic Roundtable, a public policy research organization. The Campaign to Raise the Wage […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino admin enjoys highest rating since June 2014

Aquino admin enjoys highest rating since June 2014

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Public satisfaction rating on the Aquino administration improved by six points, the third quarter survey results of Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed. The “good” +37 net satisfaction rating was based on the survey conducted September 2 to 5 using face-to-face interviews of 1,200 adults. The survey found 59 percent satisfied, 22 percent […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Is Jessy Mendiola pregnant?

Is Jessy Mendiola pregnant?

Actress Jessy Mendiola has denied rumors that she’s pregnant. “Hindi ko nga alam na may balita na preggy ako. Kanina ko lang nalaman. Bakit kaya? Siguro kasi malaman ako ngayon. I don’t know,” Mendiola said. Asked of her reaction when she heard the pregnancy rumors, Mendiola sarcastically said: “Iba na rin pala ngayon kasi mas […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PMA alum Lino Caringal, Jr elected president of Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA

PMA alum Lino Caringal, Jr elected president of Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA

Cypress, Calif. – Lino Caringal, Jr., a 1972  graduate of the Philippine Military Academy and now a self-employed businessman from Fullerton, California was elected the 15th president of the 37-year-old Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA at Marriott Hotel this city. The 65-year-old Caringal, former president of The Original Urdanetanians and current president of The Global Urdanetanians was unanimously […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·

Derek names ex who had the biggest impact on him

Among his former girlfriends, Derek Ramsay admitted that it was Solenn Heussaff who had the most impact on his life. “We were similar in so many ways. We are both half-Filipino, half-European. We both love to travel. The factors that ended our relationship was majority of it was long distance and timing,” he said. “My […]

14.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Apple gives iMac a family makeover

Apple gives iMac a family makeover

(Relaxnews) – Apple has updated its entire iMac family, introducing a new Retina 4K display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The tech giant has also unveiled a new range of wireless accessories including the Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2. […]

14.10.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·