PHL: Children risk death to dig and dive for gold

PHL: Children risk death to dig and dive for gold

Child labor, health and mining laws need to be enforced: HR Watch (Manila, September 30, 2015) – The Philippine government is failing to protect children who dig and dive for gold in dangerous small-scale mines, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report and video, released ahead of Children’s Month in the Philippines. The 39-page report, […]

30.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
ALA Int’l, ABS-CBN Sports and TFC to showcase world-class boxing

ALA Int’l, ABS-CBN Sports and TFC to showcase world-class boxing

By Abner Galino and Joy Marino PHILIPPINES against the world. The line may not convey a very thrilling prospect at first glance, but if only limited to boxing, it certainly sets off great excitement. Because as far as boxing is concerned, our boxers have proven that they are a power to contend with and that […]

30.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Milan fashion week top ten trends

Milan fashion week top ten trends

(Milan-AFP) – Top ten trends from the Spring/Summer 2016 womenswear collections at Milan fashion week, which wraps up on Monday: – Gucci’s geek chic rules – Alessandro Michele led the way with a second acclaimed collection for Gucci. Michele’s woman – feisty, kooky and independent — dresses to please herself. The influence of Michele’s vision […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
RugbyU: Rugby chiefs back new Japan plan for 2019 World Cup

RugbyU: Rugby chiefs back new Japan plan for 2019 World Cup

(AFP) – Japan’s new schedule for the 2019 Rugby World Cup — after it scrapped a planned new national stadium — received the green light from the sport’s governing body World Rugby on Monday. Yokohama Stadium, which hosted the 2002 football World Cup final, will now get the 2019 rugby finale. Tournament plans were thrown […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Lonely Planet releases new children’s travel guide of the world

Lonely Planet releases new children’s travel guide of the world

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet is set to release a new collection of travel books created to inspire curiosity and wanderlust in children while they’re still young. In “The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World,” each country is given a page spread that teaches kids about its unique culture, language, food and […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Samsung to cut its video service

Samsung to cut its video service

(Relaxnews) – The Milk Video app will be fading to black in November, just one year after going live. The video streaming service, which went live on November 19, 2014, offers a mix of music videos, film clips and specially created and curated content. It had even managed to attract the likes of Vice Media […]

Dried plums could reduce the risk of colon cancer

Dried plums could reduce the risk of colon cancer

(Relaxnews) – A diet rich in dried plums could reduce the risk of colon cancer according to a recent American study presented in Boston during the 2015 Experimental Biology conference. The fruit promotes the retention of beneficial bacteria for the colon. Researchers from the Texas A&M University and the University of North Carolina based their study […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from students nationwide

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from students nationwide

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams BASKING RIDGE, NEW JERSEY – The Verizon Innovative App Challenge – the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life – is back! In […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Contests, Science & Technology ·
VA announces $4-M in funding to help the homeless

VA announces $4-M in funding to help the homeless

WASHINGTON – The Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has announced the award of $4 million in renewal funding offered through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program to 21 community agencies that currently provide enhanced services for homeless Veterans with special needs. “These important grant renewals will allow community agencies to continue to […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Claudine explains why marriage to Raymart failed

Claudine explains why marriage to Raymart failed

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Claudine Barretto has an explanation why her marriage with Raymart Santiago didn’t work out. For the comebacking movie actress, perhaps it just wasn’t the right time. “Rebound kasi,” she admitted. “Huwag na nating pag-usapan kasi masakit.” Barretto said she was still “heartbroken” when she first met Santiago. “I was so sad. I […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Palace respects new deadline for Bangsamaro law

Palace respects new deadline for Bangsamaro law

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Palace respects the reported readjustment of Congress of the deadline to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to December. Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma said there is still time for the President to appoint members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority even if the law would not be passed in time for […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

The LBC Foundation, in cooperation with Project Pearls, aims to move love this Christmas through its project BOX A SMILE. The LBC Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of LBC Express. Together with Project PEARLS, a non-profit organization, whose vision of seeking to protect and provide the basic human rights of the poorest of the poor […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Get Free Tickets to see Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater

Get Free Tickets to see Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Jericho Rosales & Maja Salvador live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away two pairs of tickets to see Jericho Rosales & Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater on October 31, 2015 […]

28.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
The new red lip, micro bangs and plastic hair ties: the top beauty looks from London Fashion Week

The new red lip, micro bangs and plastic hair ties: the top beauty looks from London Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – London Fashion Week had a lot to teach us about beauty for Spring/Summer 2016. Change is in the air, and fashion appears to be finally moving away from the grungy cat eye and focusing on pastures new. The first thing to note is that, when it comes to next season’s lip, red is […]

26.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
$100 billion could ensure radiotherapy for all: study

$100 billion could ensure radiotherapy for all: study

(Paris, France-AFP) – An investment of $97-184 billion (87-165 billion euros) could make life-saving radiotherapy accessible to most people who need it by 2035 and save millions of lives, research showed Saturday. Achieving full access to radiotherapy in low- and middle-income countries would save an estimated 27 million “life years” — extra years that cancer […]

26.09.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Poe thanks Aquino for siding with her

Poe thanks Aquino for siding with her

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday thanked President Benigno Aquino III for saying that she should be given a chance to run in the 2016 polls. “I am very touched that the President is sympathizing with my position,” Poe said in a press statement. She said there is a reason why the President […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
State firefighters lose their own homes as they fight fires in other communities

State firefighters lose their own homes as they fight fires in other communities

They voice no regret at putting service to others at the expense of their own property Sacramento  – CAL FIRE Local 2881, representing the 6,500 firefighters of CAL FIRE, is making emergency donations to the families of eight firefighters who have lost their homes in the past several days. “We are giving our firefighters some […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Avon launches global breast cancer awareness campaign

Avon launches global breast cancer awareness campaign

(Relaxnews) – Avon Products Inc.’s philanthropic branch, Avon Foundation for Women, has launched a global campaign called #BeABreastFriend to raise awareness for breast cancer, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The initiative is intended to get women to remind their friends to do regular breast exams and go to the doctor for check-ups. A YouTube video will be […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
AARP Survey: 76% of people 50-plus pleased with Pope

AARP Survey: 76% of people 50-plus pleased with Pope

66% say Pope should consider letting women become priests WASHINGTON, D.C,– AARP released online survey results of people 50-plus and their opinions on some of the most topical issues of the day. With Pope Francis preparing for a six-day visit to the U.S. with stops in Washington, New York and Philadelphia, AARP asked Americans 50-plus […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Obama picks Fil-Am for top Navy post

Obama picks Fil-Am for top Navy post

LOS ANGELES – US President Barack Obama has nominated the granddaughter of a Filipino veteran of World War II for promotion to vice admiral in the US Navy and for the position of Defense Health Agency (DHA) director, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced this week. If her nomination is approved, Rear Adm. Raquel C. Bono will […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·