Senators on French paper’s ‘serial killer’ tag on PRRD: Unfair, exaggerated

Senators on French paper’s ‘serial killer’ tag on PRRD: Unfair, exaggerated

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) –Senators on Monday reacted to a French newspaper that tagged President Rodrigo Duterte as a “serial killer president” amid unresolved deaths linked to the administration’s intensified anti-illegal drug campaign calling it unfair and exaggerated. “Before we make unfair headlines, we (would) have investigated,” Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Librarians to archive tale of ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Librarians to archive tale of ‘Yolanda’ survivors

By Vicky C. Arnaiz PALO, Leyte, Oct. 11 (PNA) – Trinidad Barbosa, 52, still cried as she vividly recalled the devastating scenes after supertyphoon Yolanda hit the central Philippines nearly three years ago. In the soft launching of the “Yolanda survivors: Show and Tell” organized by the Eastern Visayas Region Librarians Council (EVRLC) on Monday […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Marlon Stockinger denies dating Pia Wurtzbach

Marlon Stockinger denies dating Pia Wurtzbach

Race car driver Marlon Stockinger has denied dating reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach after a photo of them together in New York sparked rumors. He maintained that they are just close friends. “I normally don’t like talking about my private life but at the moment, again, we have known each other for a while,” Stockinger […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte: China-funded rehab center almost complete

Duterte: China-funded rehab center almost complete

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A drug rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija funded by the Chinese government is set to be completed, President Rodrigo Duterte has said. In an expletive-laced speech on Friday directed at the United States (US) and the European Union (EU), Duterte lauded China for helping the Philippines in its war against illegal drugs […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Assunta reveals problems with getting pregnant

Assunta reveals problems with getting pregnant

Assunta De Rossi just came from a vacation in Amanpulo with hubby Jules Ledesma, and his two kids from his first marriage, when she attended the presscon of her new movie, “Higanti”. “Matagal nang plan ang vacation na ‘yan, hindi matuloy kasi busy ako sa GMA soap ko, ‘Magkaibang Mundo’, then I was shooting pa […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
“The Girl on the Train” starts off big in North American box office

“The Girl on the Train” starts off big in North American box office

The psychological thriller “The Girl on the Train” topped the North American box office in its opening weekend with $24.7 million in revenue, an industry group estimated Sunday. Emily Blunt plays a depressed, alcoholic divorcee who witnesses something odd as she rides a commuter train and ends up launching a missing persons investigation. The flick […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
2017 Toyota Sequoia lives up to its name with big power, roominess, and capability

2017 Toyota Sequoia lives up to its name with big power, roominess, and capability

October 10, 2016 – Named for the largest redwood trees in the world, the 2017 Toyota Sequoia maintains its position as a full-size SUV that’s big on roominess, power, and capability. It’s also huge on Toyota’s trademark quality and value. The 2017 Sequoia is perfect for customers who want it all: roominess, off-road skillfulness, towing […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
New language with many meanings marks Duterte’s 1st 100 days in office

New language with many meanings marks Duterte’s 1st 100 days in office

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s first 100 days in office may have been highlighted by an important breakthrough in the peace process with leftist rebels, but the period also saw a lot of changes in terms of “new laguage” with many meanings. “One hundred days passed very fast, lots of changes, new policies, […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Put a Fresh Twist on Tailgating

Put a Fresh Twist on Tailgating

(Family Features) Add some team spirit to your menu by stepping out of bounds this tailgating season. Score big points with your fellow fans by sharing new apps and snacks that put a special game day spin on traditional favorites. Made with fresh chickpeas and tahini, hummus is the perfect smooth and creamy accompaniment for […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics ·
House Speaker on Duterte’s first 100 days: It feels like a year

House Speaker on Duterte’s first 100 days: It feels like a year

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes MANILA (PNA) – Although the current administration is yet to reach its first 100-day milestone, House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez feels as if a year has already passed with so many developments under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte. ”Personally, parang first one year na nung administration dahil ang […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Release date unveiled for ‘The Circle’, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks

Release date unveiled for ‘The Circle’, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks

EuropaCorp has set a release dates for “The Circle,” a thriller based on Dave Eggers’ international best-seller and starring Emma Watson and Oscar winner Tom Hanks. The film, directed and written by James Ponsoldt, also stars ”The Force Awakens” star John Boyega, and is slated to hit theaters on April 28, 2017. Following the original plot of […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Zika likely to spread in Asia Pacific: WHO

Zika likely to spread in Asia Pacific: WHO

The Zika virus is set to spread through Asia, the World Health Organization warned Monday, with hundreds of cases reported in Singapore and two Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly. The mosquito-borne virus has been detected in 70 countries worldwide including at least 19 countries in the Asia Pacific region, said WHO director for health […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
White House calls Trump not role model

White House calls Trump not role model

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – The White House on Tuesday doubled down its criticism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, calling him not a role model for Americans in any way. When asked whether US President Barack Obama, who had called Trump “unfit” for presidency, believed that the New York billionaire developer was a role model in […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
EPA fines Carson Facility for safety lapses that led to toxic air leak

EPA fines Carson Facility for safety lapses that led to toxic air leak

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Eco Services Operations Corp., located in Carson, Calif., for violations of federal laws related to a large release of 65,049 pounds of sulfur dioxide in 2013. The company will pay a $106,000 civil penalty and has to come into compliance. “It is […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
DA wants snaps of PHL agri products displayed in NAIA hallways

DA wants snaps of PHL agri products displayed in NAIA hallways

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday said that it is planning to boost promotion of Philippine agriculture products by having snapshots of them displayed in hallways of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to pique the interest of arriving tourists. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol announced this […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Labor Chief cites DOLE’s top accomplishments on first 100 days of Duterte administration

Labor Chief cites DOLE’s top accomplishments on first 100 days of Duterte administration

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA (PNA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) cited on Tuesday its top accomplishments during the first 100 days of the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In a press conference held at the Labor Governance Center in Ople Hall of the DOLE Building in Intramuros, Secretary Silvestre H. […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
IMF forecasts world economy to grow at 3.1% in 2016

IMF forecasts world economy to grow at 3.1% in 2016

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its forecast for global growth in 2016 at 3.1 percent, saying that subpar growth will continue without determined policy action. The IMF revised down its 2016 growth prospects for advanced economies following a slowdown in the United States and Britain’s vote to leave the […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rinspeed’s latest car promises an oasis of calm at CES

Rinspeed’s latest car promises an oasis of calm at CES

The Rinspeed Oasis wants to be a mobile lounge, an autonomous postal service, a pizza delivery truck and an antidote to the current SUV obsession. Conceived as a light and airy “living room on wheels” and described by its creator, Swiss designer Frank M. Rinderknecht as a “bold statement against the notion of a city […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Gut microbiota may have role in neurodegenerative diseases, study finds

Gut microbiota may have role in neurodegenerative diseases, study finds

Could neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s originate in the gut? New research from the US, published in the journal Nature, shows that certain proteins produced by gut bacteria may be linked to neurodegeneration in rats. A team of researchers at Louisville School of Medicine found that neuron destruction processes in the brain could […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

As with ready-to-wear, every year wedding attire is updated to reflect new trends, and the 2017 season will be no exception. There will always be traditional princess-style dresses, but at the same time interesting new creations are beginning to appear. It is now possible to tie the knot attired in casually elegant wedding trousers, or […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·