Daniel Matsunaga signs exclusive contract with ABS-CBN

Daniel Matsunaga signs exclusive contract with ABS-CBN

Daniel Matsunaga is now an exclusive ABS-CBN talent. The “Pinoy Big Brother” winner signed the contract on Friday with executives of the network – ABS-CBN TV Production head Laurenti Dyogi, ABS-CBN Free TV head Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio, and chief financial officer Aldrin Cerrado. Matsunaga, 26, will top-bill a TV series […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday pledged to provide more new equipment for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), as part of his administration’s effort to modernize the military. During his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Congress, Aquino recalled how the AFP only had limited capabilities before he […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Clinton pledges to be America’s renewable energy president

Clinton pledges to be America’s renewable energy president

Washington, United States (AFP)  – Hillary Clinton laid out ambitious plans Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy if elected US president, drawing a contrast with her fossil fuel-loving Republican rivals. “We will make America the world’s clean energy superpower,” she declared at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, unveiling highlights of […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]

2014 unemployment rate is PHL’s lowest in a decade: Aquino

2014 unemployment rate is PHL’s lowest in a decade: Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines had its lowest unemployment rate in the past decade at 6.8 percent last year, President Benigno Aquino III said Monday in his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA). Aquino said his administration has generated jobs for Filipinos locally, resulting in a decrease of overseas workers from 9.51 […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Data analyses back Sanofi dengue vaccine: study

Data analyses back Sanofi dengue vaccine: study

(Washington, United States-AFP) – A dengue vaccine candidate by French drugmaker Sanofi protects more than three quarters of participants, an analysis found Monday. The experimental drug allowed 80.8 percent of children aged nine and older to avoid hospitalization, according to three trials analyzed by the New England Journal of Medicine. For younger children, those less […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Samsung expected to unveil latest iteration of flagship phablet next month

Samsung expected to unveil latest iteration of flagship phablet next month

(Relaxnews) – Samsung is expected to unveil its new Galaxy Note 5 phablet at a press conference next month in New York. Though the South Korean tech giant, like other companies, normally uses the consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin as a launchpad for new products, this year Samsung announced plans to hold a separate […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Gerphil gears up for big project with David Foster

Gerphil gears up for big project with David Foster

It seems international composer and producer David Foster is indeed keeping his promise to “Asia’s Got Talent” contestant Gerphil Flores. During her stint on “Asia’s Got Talent,” Foster promised Flores, who finished third, “global fame.” “I promise you, I promise you, the world is going to know about you. That’s a promise,” Foster, who mentored […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Olympics: IOC ‘confident’ of strong new US bid after Boston quits

Olympics: IOC ‘confident’ of strong new US bid after Boston quits

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-AFP) – The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it was “confident” the US would find a “strong candidate” to host the 2024 Summer Games, despite Boston pulling out of the contest shortly before a mid-September nomination deadline. “We are confident that the US will make the right choice and that they can still […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Passenger subdued after arson attempt on Chinese plane: reports

Passenger subdued after arson attempt on Chinese plane: reports

Beijing, China (AFP)   – A man who tried to set fire to the cabin of a plane with more than 100 people aboard as it was landing in southern China early Sunday was overpowered by fellow passengers and crew, reports said. Two of the 95 passengers suffered injuries and were taken to hospital and the […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Toyota falls behind VW in world’s biggest automaker race

Toyota falls behind VW in world’s biggest automaker race

(Tokyo, Japan-AFP) – Toyota has fallen behind Volkswagen in the race for the world’s biggest automaker title, figures showed Tuesday, as the German giant outsold its Japanese rival in the first half of the year. Toyota said it sold 5.02 million vehicles worldwide between January and June, falling below earlier figures from Volkswagen of 5.04 […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts drama to open Toronto International Film Festival

Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts drama to open Toronto International Film Festival

(Relaxnews) – A film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts and Chris Cooper that tells the story of a man trying to deal with his wife’s untimely death has been chosen to open the 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. Details of the festival were released Tuesday, including the first round of titles to […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sri Lanka ties with Google for Internet beamed from balloons

Sri Lanka ties with Google for Internet beamed from balloons

(Colombo, Sri Lanka-AFP) – Sri Lanka teamed up on Tuesday with Google to bring high-speed Internet access to the island using balloons, aiming to become the first country in the region with complete coverage. Foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera said officials signed an agreement with Google in the capital Colombo to launch the helium-filled, high-tech balloons […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Aquino sends well wishes to Iglesia ni Cristo on its 101st anniversary

Aquino sends well wishes to Iglesia ni Cristo on its 101st anniversary

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Continued vigor and enduring devotion among its millions of followers are President Benigno S. Aquino III’s fervent wishes for the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) on the occasion of its 101st founding anniversary. In his message published on the Official Gazette on Monday, President Aquino said he is one with the Filipino nation […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday pledged to provide more new equipment for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), as part of his administration’s effort to modernize the military. During his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Congress, Aquino recalled how the AFP only had limited capabilities before he […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Alex Gonzaga relishes singlehood

Alex Gonzaga relishes singlehood

 “I’M IN a serious singleness. I am very serious with myself.” This was actress-comedienne Alex Gonzaga’s answer when she’s asked about the status of her love life. “Maiisip mo lang pero sa mga nangyayari din sa career mo and personal life, pag nage-ejoy ka naman hindi mo maiisip. Yung dadaan lang siya sa utak mo […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Sleeping with smartphones, and other vices

Sleeping with smartphones, and other vices

(Washington-AFP) – Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone, take it in the shower, and would rescue the device from a fire before saving the family cat. Those are among the findings of a seven-country survey of more than 7,000 people about smartphone habits released Tuesday by Motorola, the newly acquired […]

28.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
“Ant-man” tops North American box office

“Ant-man” tops North American box office

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Marvel action flick “Ant-Man” stayed atop the US box office Sunday, edging out retro videogame comedy “Pixels” in estimated weekend North American ticket sales, industry data showed. “Ant-Man,” starring Paul Rudd as superhero Lang Scott, pulled in more than $24.7 million, less than half what it took in its opening last week. […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama puts Kilimanjaro, safari and beach on post-presidency bucket list

Obama puts Kilimanjaro, safari and beach on post-presidency bucket list

(Nairobi-AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Sunday that climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a safari in the Masai Mara and a beach holiday in Lamu were all on his bucket list for after his presidency. “I know that there are places in this beautiful nation that I haven’t discovered, so I am gonna make sure when […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars ·
Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

(Los Angeles, United States-AFP) – Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of pop legend Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday aged 22, six months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub in her home. “She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·