Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

LOS ANGELES, CA — October is Filipino American History Month, and thousands of Filipino Americans from the Los Angeles area are expected to take part in one of the city’s biggest events celebrating their culture and history. The Filipino American History Month Los Angeles (FAHMLA) Coalition will host a diverse array of intergenerational and trans-intercontinental talent at the […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Death penalty has no place in 21st century: Ban Ki-moon

Death penalty has no place in 21st century: Ban Ki-moon

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke out against the practice of the death penalty, which is a measure of punishment for terrorism-related crimes in 65 countries. Ban also urged all countries to continue to work for the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances and places. “It [death penalty] has no place […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Sebastian: I gave P10-M drug money to De Lima, mostly through aide

Sebastian: I gave P10-M drug money to De Lima, mostly through aide

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Convict Jaybee Sebastian on Monday claimed giving then Justice secretary Leila de Lima a total of P10-million “drug money,” once personally but mostly through her former close-in security Joenel Sanchez. In his testimony before the House of Representatives Committee on Justice, Sebastian also claimed speaking with De Lima around seven or eight […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

Upcoming literary adaptation “Love And Vengeance” proves one to keep an eye on after the Indonesian project clinched the Busan Prize at the Asian Project Market. Indonesian director Edwin’s 2012 film “Postcards from the Zoo” had been nominated for awards at international film festivals in Berlin, Hong Kong and New York’s Tribeca, and he is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Benetton to launch new ‘Made In Italy’ fashion line

Global fashion brand Benetton is on track to launch a new “Made in Italy” line layer this year, in a bid to bring the company back to its roots and “refocus on its main expertise”. The collection, to be made in Treviso and titled “TV 31100″ in a nod to the city’s postal code, is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Trump doubts fairness of Clinton’s victory in race for democratic nomination

Trump doubts fairness of Clinton’s victory in race for democratic nomination

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – US Republican Hopeful Donald Trump voiced doubt on Sunday that his rival Hillary Clinton won the race for Democratic nomination in a fair way. “Go back and take a look at those commercials: a race where you lost fair and square unlike the Bernie Sanders race where you won but not fair […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary beverages as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization’s recommendations on sweetened beverages came as the world seeks to bring down whopping obesity rates, with one in three adults overweight. […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

Voters in the US state of Florida appear overwhelmingly inclined to legalize medical marijuana in a referendum November 8, a new poll out Tuesday shows. Some 77 percent of likely voters in the southeastern state have said they will cast ballots in favor of Amendment 2 — which would change the state’s constitution to legalize […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Left warns Duterte of ‘Amboy top dog’ FVR’s US links

Left warns Duterte of ‘Amboy top dog’ FVR’s US links

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Monday accused former Fidel Ramos, the Philippines’ Special Envoy to China, of backtracking the administration’s push for an independent foreign policy. “Former GRP President Gen. Fidel V. Ramos, Amboy top dog, is now set to lead the pack to consolidate the pro-US camp of […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trillanes agrees with FVR’s assessment that Team Philippines is losing

Trillanes agrees with FVR’s assessment that Team Philippines is losing

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday said he agrees with the assessment of the Duterte administration’s first 100 days by former President Fidel V. Ramos that the Philippines is losing. “Nag-a-agree po ako sa assessment ni dating Presidente Fidel V. Ramos na natalo ang Pilipinas… Hindi na-re-realize ang mga pangako. Naging negatibo pa […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rufa Mae, Trev expect baby girl

Rufa Mae, Trev expect baby girl

Actress Rufa Mae Quinto and her non-showbiz fiance, Trev Magallanes, are expecting a baby girl. Quinto said they have decided to name their baby Alexandria. She said the name is based on her father’s name, Alexander. It was last month when the actress revealed that she is pregnant. Quinto is set to marry Magallanes this […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Cathy Garcia-Molina defends Jeffrey Tam from LizQuen fans

Cathy Garcia-Molina defends Jeffrey Tam from LizQuen fans

Film and TV director Cathy Garcia-Molina took to social media to respond to fans who asked her not to include comedian Jeffrey Tam in the latest movie project of Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil. In an Instagram post, Garcia-Molina defended Tam, saying he is “a very talented artist and a very good person.” “I love […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Up your oat consumption to lower cholesterol suggests new study

Up your oat consumption to lower cholesterol suggests new study

Humble oats have long been touted for their ability to lower cholesterol and benefit health, but now new Canadian research has provided yet more evidence to suggest that eating oats can lower cholesterol levels and reduce a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Led by Dr. Vladimir Vuksan, from the Risk Factor Modification Centre at […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Aguirre admits no complete documentary evidence yet vs. De Lima

Aguirre admits no complete documentary evidence yet vs. De Lima

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II admitted Monday that they have yet to complete their documentary evidence to file an airtight case against Senator Leila de Lima in connection with the alleged proliferation of illegal drugs inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). “Kung sa testimonial evidence sobra sobra na (pero) tulad […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Senators: Lookout order can’t stop de Lima from going abroad

Senators: Lookout order can’t stop de Lima from going abroad

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Oct 10 (PNA) – Senators on Monday said that Senator Leila de Lima need not to worry about the immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) issued against her by the Department of Justice (DOJ) because it was not to prevent her from leaving the country. To recall the DOJ issued the […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sebastian tags ex-aide-witness in affair with De Lima

Sebastian tags ex-aide-witness in affair with De Lima

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) – Joenel Sanchez, the former security aide of Sen. Leila de Lima who accused her of having an affair with her driver-bodyguard, turned out to have been in a relationship with the former Justice secretary as well. This was the allegation made by New Bilibid Prison inmate and convict Jaybee Sebastian, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

The debut trailer for Idris Elba adventure “The Dark Tower” will arrive this Christmas, according to Sony studio executive Tom Rothman. With Idris Elba as gunslinger Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey opposite as his quarry, the Man in Black, “The Dark Tower” adapts part of one of Stephen King’s best known story arcs. Even so, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Colds, fatigue, stress? Make vitamin C a friend this fall

Colds, fatigue, stress? Make vitamin C a friend this fall

Whether you’re stressed, tired, overworked or exposed to other factors like smoking, pollution, certain medications or endurance sports, your vitamin C intake may not be sufficient for your lifestyle and needs. As fall arrives, Florence Hanczyk — a homeopathy doctor in Paris, France, specializing in chrono nutrition — advises taking vitamin C combined with other […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Arienne Louise Calingo: When beauty isn’t just skin deep

Arienne Louise Calingo: When beauty isn’t just skin deep

By AbnerGalino Since becoming the Miss World Philippines 2016 First Princess (first runner-up), Arienne Louise Calingo has been juggling her commitments as a beauty queen, college lecturer, Education USA Ambassador for the American Embassy in Manila, brand ambassador for Colourette Cosmetics, and an advocate for education and diversity. In a recent phone interview shortly after being named the First […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
Hillary Clinton blames Kremlin for attacks on US accounts to influence elections

Hillary Clinton blames Kremlin for attacks on US accounts to influence elections

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – Hillary Clinton claims that the Russian government is launching attacks on US accounts in a bid to influence elections. The Russian government is launching attacks on US accounts in a bid to influence elections, US Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton said on Sunday, claiming that WikiLeaks were also the Kremlin’s plot. “The Kremlin, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·