PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs

PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he and Thai Prime Minsiter Prayut Chan-o-cha are working toward clinching deals that would allow more cooperation between the Philippines and Thailand on the issue of drug trafficking and education. “Our two nations also committed to work towards the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – On Aug. 31, National Heroes’ Day in the Philippines, a special movie screening here will give Filipino-Americans a peek into the life of a Filipino hero who fought for the country’s independence from the United States. “Heneral Luna,” directed by Cinemalaya 2013 Directors Showcase Best Director Jerrold Tarog, […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Local News ·
Which side of the plane should you be on for the best and most beautiful views?

Which side of the plane should you be on for the best and most beautiful views?

(Relaxnews) – An influential blogger renowned in the world of travel has established a guideline listing which side of an airplane is ideal for catching the best view of a destination during descent and landing. Using the comments of French community group AVGeeks, website Alexterieur.net set out to determine which side of an airplane offers the […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat ·
Tingting Cojuangco impeachment plea vs Aquino ‘recycled’ — Palace

Tingting Cojuangco impeachment plea vs Aquino ‘recycled’ — Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday shrugged off a petition seeking the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III over the now defunct Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). Former Tarlac governor Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco and several others asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to order the Ombudsman to investigate and file […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Meet one of Julia Montes’ new leading men

Meet one of Julia Montes’ new leading men

There isn’t much you can say about teen actor Anjo Damiles. At least, not yet. The 19-year-old showbiz newcomer is the nephew of former beauty queen Aileen Damiles, who represented the country in the 1996 Miss Universe. He is a commercial model, a “singer sa banyo,” and was previously featured on “Forevermore,” which starred the […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Nutritional value more important than calorie count for heart health: study

Nutritional value more important than calorie count for heart health: study

(Relaxnews) – It’s time to kick the habit of counting calories and look at the overall nutritional value of foods to promote better heart health and curb obesity, say experts. Simple dietary adjustments such as boosting omega-3 fatty acid, olive oil and nut intake have all been associated with significant, positive changes to heart health […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
NFL docuseries to feature football-focused small towns

NFL docuseries to feature football-focused small towns

(Relaxnews) – A new TV series being created by the NFL Network is to provide a look into US towns where football is the name of the game. Set to premiere on September 17, the first season will include eight episodes focused on the the Barrow High School Wheelers, a team in a Native American […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Atlanta to be home of new fashion museum opening in October

Atlanta to be home of new fashion museum opening in October

(Relaxnews) – At a time when fashion exhibitions at major museums are enjoying a heyday, a new museum devoted to fashion has just been announced and will open in October in Atlanta, Georgia in the US. The Savannah College of Art and Design is behind the new museum, which will be called SCADfash and will […]

Djokovic new UNICEF goodwill ambassador

Djokovic new UNICEF goodwill ambassador

By Mariano Andrade New York, United States | AFP |  – Reigning world tennis champion Novak Djokovic became a new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for Children on Wednesday, joining a roster of athletes and celebrities to hold the post. The 28-year-old Serbian, who grew up during the Balkans war, has already worked to […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Lina urges Congress to pass new Customs act amid outcry

Lina urges Congress to pass new Customs act amid outcry

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is urging Congress to prioritize the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act to improve the operations of the agency amid public outcry over its policy on inspections on balikbayan boxes. “We are calling on our friends in Congress to prioritize the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Matteo changes mind about getting married

Matteo changes mind about getting married

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — MATTEO GUIDICELLI was launched with Shaina Magdayao as the lead stars of “Single/ Single”, the first teleserye on the cable channel Cinema One about wealth management, co-produced with the Philippine Star. As usual, the racer turned actor is besieged once again with questions concerning his girlfriend, Sarah Geronimo. After rumors […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Celine Dion returns to Las Vegas stage

Celine Dion returns to Las Vegas stage

(Relaxnews) – After a year-long break, Celine Dion returned to the stage in Las Vegas Thursday. Dion opened a new show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, after putting her career on hold last summer to take care of her ailing husband Rene Angelil who underwent surgery for throat cancer. New updates to the show […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
U2 drops new video that expires in 24 hours

U2 drops new video that expires in 24 hours

(Relaxnews) – U2 has dropped a new music video for their latest single which will be streamed online for just 24 hours. Fans have until 4 pm GMT (11 am EST), Friday, Aug. 28 to watch the video for “Song For Someone” from their album ‘Songs of Innocence,’ which was posted on Facebook Thursday. Directed […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

(Miami, United States-AFP) – A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention. Previous observational studies have found an association between a person’s level of vitamin D, which comes from sunlight and from […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness ·
‘The Hobbit’ trilogy comes back to theaters in October, with extended editions

‘The Hobbit’ trilogy comes back to theaters in October, with extended editions

(Relaxnews) – All nine hours of “The Hobbit” trilogy will be shown in US theaters in October for an event including never-before-seen additions. Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures are joining forces to screen the entire trilogy of J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”, directed by Peter Jackson. The event, […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – Filipino designers, manufacturers, and exporters showcased their innovative works in the recently-concluded NY Now Exhibition, one of the biggest wholesale trade shows in New York which features home, handmade, and lifestyle design collections. A contingent of 19 Filipino exhibitors under the Lifestyle Philippines brand represented the country in the NY Now Exhibition […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, Lifestyle, Local News ·
Annabelle calls Ruffa ‘bobo’ when it comes to love

Annabelle calls Ruffa ‘bobo’ when it comes to love

“Pagdating sa love life, bobo talaga siya.” This was the frank assessment of talent manager and Cebu native Annabelle Rama when asked about her daughter, television host/actress Ruffa Gutierrez. “Actually, wala naman akong problema sa kanya, ang away namin palagi, since day one ay sa lalake. Wala ng iba. Masipag siyang magtrabaho, mabuti siyang ina […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship

Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush on Monday accused Asians of abusing rules allowing infants born in the United States to be American citizens, amid a campaign row over immigration. Bush has clashed with rivals – including the Republican presidential frontrunner billionaire Donald Trump and top Democratic […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino’s decision to stop balikbayan box inspections not politically motivated: Palace

Aquino’s decision to stop balikbayan box inspections not politically motivated: Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to stop the Bureau of Customs from physically inspecting balikbayan boxes — a plan vehemently opposed by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) — was not politically motivated, Malacañang said Tuesday. Asked during a press briefing if Aquino had the 2016 elections in mind when he made his decision, […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trump sees Clinton, Biden as ‘pretty equal’ 2016 challengers

Trump sees Clinton, Biden as ‘pretty equal’ 2016 challengers

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make equally formidable opponents in the race for the White House, Donald Trump said Sunday as he and other Republican candidates aimed their darts at the Democratic frontrunner. Growing speculation about Biden’s plans were further fueled by reports over […]

27.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·