Toni still adjusting to married life

Toni still adjusting to married life

Days after tying the knot with Paul Soriano, actress Toni Gonzaga said she misses living with her family and that she’s still getting used to seeing her name with a hyphen. “Parang ang weird na iba ang kasama ko sa bahay. Nakakapanibago, kasi 31 years ng buhay ko kasama ko parents ko, eh,” she said. […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice-President Jejomar Binay continued its offensive on Monday, releasing a newspaper ad attacking the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on the same day that a spokesman said the vice-president shunned the Senate probe because he has a lot of respect for the institution. In a full-page that came out in […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asian Americans advancing justice celebrates landmark victory for marriage equality

Asian Americans advancing justice celebrates landmark victory for marriage equality

WASHINGTON – In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision today in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declares that same-sex couples have the freedom to marry under the U.S. Constitution, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) issues the following statement: “As civil rights organizations, Advancing Justice is thrilled that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Continuing with its mission to develop and nurture emerging leaders in the Filipino-American community, the Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) is set to launch its 4th immersive undertaking in the Philippines on 2-9 July 2015. Founded in 2012 by Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Mrs. Ma. Victoria J. Cuisia, in cooperation […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Julia Roberts in talks to appear in ‘Mother’s Day’

Julia Roberts in talks to appear in ‘Mother’s Day’

(Relaxnews) – Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson and Jennifer Aniston could be set to unite on a new movie project together. The actresses are allegedly in talks to appear in “Mother’s Day”, featuring several plotlines around the theme of one day, Deadline reports. Scripted by Anya Kochoff-Romano, who wrote “Monster-In-Law” and Lilly Hollander, the movie will […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

(Relaxnews) – Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an average of two kilograms more on the short term than individuals on other diet plans. The review analyzed the results of 12 studies about veganism with data from […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Chiz urges voters: Help ensure honest 2016 polls, register biometric data

Chiz urges voters: Help ensure honest 2016 polls, register biometric data

Senator Chiz Escudero said all Filipino voters, notably those still considered unregistered under the Republic Act No. 10367, or the Mandatory Biometrics Registration Act of 2013, to actively work for the holding of honest, clean elections in May 2016. Escudero said the Mandatory Biometrics Registration Act of 2013, being implemented by the Commission on Elections […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

(Washington-AFP) – Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as a first, the report analyzed the global risks of death due to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancers linked to the consumption of sugary drinks. Researchers estimated that […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple

Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple

(Relaxnews) – An international man — and woman — hunt has been launched for a couple who got engaged at the top of the Eiffel Tower this month. It happened on the summer solstice. As California tourist Jen Hurd Bohn stood waiting in line at the Eiffel Tower, she spotted an intimate moment unfold between a couple […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

By Chantal Valery Washington, United States (AFP)  – With four justices appointed by Democratic presidents and five by Republican leaders, the US Supreme Court is generally perceived as being weighted in favor of conservatives. But after two historic rulings in a week supporting progressive causes – legalizing gay marriage across America and upholding President Barack […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
One justice makes big difference in US gay marriage ruling

One justice makes big difference in US gay marriage ruling

By Chantal Valery Washington, United States (AFP)  – He was appointed in the 1980s under the conservative presidency of Ronald Reagan, but Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has gone on to become perhaps the most important gay rights supporter in the American legal system. The gray-haired 78-year-old cemented that position Friday when he wrote the […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch

US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch

(Washington-AFP) – US visa processing has returned to full strength after hardware problems, the State Department said Monday, noting that 410,000 visas were issued in a week as officials scrambled to clear a huge backlog. Deputy spokesman Mark Toner said the State Department does “regret the inconvenience to travelers who are waiting for visas as […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Apple Music, tech giant’s streaming service, goes live

Apple Music, tech giant’s streaming service, goes live

(New York-AFP) – Apple Music, the tech giant’s new streaming service, went live Tuesday as the company behind iTunes looks to dominate the fast-growing sector. The new service began with the launch of Beats 1, an international radio station that will feature shows by high-profile artist hosts, and offered streaming — for the first time […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Brazilian city outlaws foie gras — and renews debate

Brazilian city outlaws foie gras — and renews debate

(Relaxnews) – Brazil’s most populous city Sao Paulo has become the latest destination to deem foie gras unethical, last week passing a new law banning its sale and production — and renewing worldwide debate on the controversial duck and goose liver. While Britain, Germany, Italy and Argentina have banned the production of the French delicacy, […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Trailer released for ‘Secret in their Eyes’ featuring Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor

Trailer released for ‘Secret in their Eyes’ featuring Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday June 30, STX Entertainment released the first trailer for “Secret in their Eyes.” Based on the Argentinean director Juan José Campanella’s “El secreto de sus ojos,” “Secret in their Eyes” is a revenge thriller written and directed by Billy Ray. The recently-released trailer reveals three law enforcement officials — played by […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Mariel not jealous of Maria Ozawa

Mariel not jealous of Maria Ozawa

Mariel Rodriguez has no problem with Robin Padilla reportedly working soon with adult movie star Maria Ozawa. The Japanese actress recently visited the country and did radio guesting and photo shoot for a magazine. “Kasi hindi naman sila gagawa ng porn,” she quipped in an interview during a taping break for “Happy Wife, Happy Life.” […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
California moves closer to stricter vaccinations rules

California moves closer to stricter vaccinations rules

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) – California’s lawmakers moved closer to tightening exemptions for vaccinations, following last month’s outbreak of measles and the ensuing outcry over the issue across the country. The state’s general assembly approved Thursday a bill that would require all children to be immunized before entering kindergarten unless they had a medical […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US gay marriage ruling unleashes debate in Russia

US gay marriage ruling unleashes debate in Russia

By Anna Smolchenko Moscow, Russia  – The US Supreme Court’s move to legalize gay marriages triggered heated debate in Russia on Sunday, with one MP saying Facebook should be blocked while a senator urged the adoption of the US army’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. In a show of support for the US Supreme Court’s […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Japan may consider South China Sea patrols: AFP

Japan may consider South China Sea patrols: AFP

Tokyo, Japan (AFP)   – Japan’s military may join US forces on patrol in the South China Sea, the nation’s top uniformed officer said in an interview published Thursday, as Tokyo seeks a greater security role. China’s recent moves to build artificial islands have created “very serious potential concerns” for Japan, Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Marcos to Aquino: Don’t use friendship as basis for next PNP chief

Marcos to Aquino: Don’t use friendship as basis for next PNP chief

MANILA.   (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said a transparent selection body should choose the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Marcos said President Benigno Aquino III should go beyond friendship, like what he did by appointing former Director General Alan Purisima. “This way, friends of the President will not bump off those who […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·