2017 Kia Soul Turbo stirs up San Francisco

2017 Kia Soul Turbo stirs up San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, November 8, 2016 – It’s hard to make something great even better, but Kia did when it added a 201-horsepower turbocharged engine to one of its best-selling, most-iconic and most beloved vehicles. Fans of the Soul had long lobbied for a little more zip in their favorite ride and the 2017 Soul Exclaim […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Sen. Villanueva on Ombudsman dismissal: I’ll leave it to the Senate President

Sen. Villanueva on Ombudsman dismissal: I’ll leave it to the Senate President

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) – Senator Joel Villanueva on Monday said that he will leave it to Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III to act upon the order of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to dismiss him from the public service following his alleged involvement in the PHP 10 million pork barrel scam as former party-list […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
VP Robredo on suspension of writ of habeas corpus: For now, it is uncalled for

VP Robredo on suspension of writ of habeas corpus: For now, it is uncalled for

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) – Vice President Leni Robredo sees no solid reason to impose the suspension of writ of habeas corpus, for now, saying the basis does not jive to the elements identified in the 1987 Constitution. In a chance interview, Robredo stressed that the Constitution is clear about the limits of calling for […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Duterte, FVR meet in Malacañang

Duterte, FVR meet in Malacañang

  MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte met with former President Fidel V. Ramos in Malacanang on Monday, two weeks after the latter resigned as special envoy to China. In a media interview, President Duterte said the meeting was pleasant “as always” where the two leaders discussed climate change, peace process and […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
De Lima: Driver is my lover:

De Lima: Driver is my lover:

  De Lima’s admission vindicates President Duterte: Panelo MANILA, Nov. 15 (PNA) – Senator Leila de Lima’s admission about her romantic affair with her former driver has vindicated President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on his accusations against the lady senator, said Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Tuesday. ”The admission by De Lima on her romantic […]

18.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

12.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News ·
Duterte orders checkpoints lifted

Duterte orders checkpoints lifted

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday that they will heed the order of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lift the checkpoints. President Duterte earlier said that travel in different parts of Mindanao, especially in Cotabato City, takes time because of the many checkpoints. The President noted that aside […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·
Say it ain’t so: Cranberry juice has no impact on UTIs

Say it ain’t so: Cranberry juice has no impact on UTIs

MOSCOW, Oct 31 (PNA/Sputnik) – Hold on to your, um, hats: it turns out cranberry juice doesn’t prevent urinary tract infections. Cranberry juice has long been the at-home solution for women hoping to avoid the extremely common, extremely annoying infection. But an Oct. 27 report in the Journal of the American Medical Association tells women […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News ·
High-powered firearms seized in North Cotabato mayor’s house

High-powered firearms seized in North Cotabato mayor’s house

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – Authorities raided at least four areas owned by Libungan Mayor Christopher Cuan shortly before dawn on Saturday and seized several high-powered firearms and hundreds of live ammunition. No illegal drugs such as shabu or any drug paraphernalia were confiscated during the operation even though President Rodrigo Duterte named the […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Maja Salvador open to working with Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson

Maja Salvador open to working with Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson

Maja Salvador is open to the possibility of working opposite former best friend Kim Chiu and ex-boyfriend Gerald Anderson. In a recent interview, Chui said they have moved on from their past issues and happy with their respective personal lives. Salvador added that the entertainment industry is too small not to work with each other. […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Istorya-DC 2016 symposium talks Philippine cuisine, gastrodiplomacy

Istorya-DC 2016 symposium talks Philippine cuisine, gastrodiplomacy

  ​WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the celebration of Filipino-American History Month and Archives Month, the Philippine Embassy hosted the Istorya-DC 2016 Symposium entitled “Philippine American Food Experiences in Washington, D.C. – Yesterday and Today,” at the Romulo Hall on 27 October 2016. Ms. Amy Besa, a pioneer of gastro diplomacy in the United States […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
FVR quits as special envoy to China

FVR quits as special envoy to China

MANILA, Oct. 31 (PNA) – Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Monday said Malacañang has not yet received former President Fidel V. Ramos’ resignation as special envoy to China. ”We have not received PFVR’s resignation,” Andanar said in a press statement. Andanar also denied speculations that Ramos has no longer any role in […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
3rd Hamilton class cutter to leave for PHL on November 1

3rd Hamilton class cutter to leave for PHL on November 1

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) – The Philippine Navy (PN)’s third Hamilton-class cutter, which is now known as the BRP Andres Bonifacio (FF-17), is tentatively scheduled to sail homebound on November 1. (American time). The ship and its Filipino crew is currently docked at the US Coast Guard Base in Alameda, California where they are undergoing […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Acura NSX named Road & Track 2017 Performance Car of the Year

Acura NSX named Road & Track 2017 Performance Car of the Year

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct 31, 2016 – The Acura NSX has been named Road & Track’s 2017 Performance Car of the Year, besting eight of the world’s finest sports cars by exhibiting a potent mix of performance, style and emotion. The Acura NSX won this year’s competition largely thanks to its unique driving experience. According to the feature […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
FBI move ‘unprecedented’, ‘deeply troubling’: Clinton

FBI move ‘unprecedented’, ‘deeply troubling’: Clinton

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (PNA/PTI) – Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Sunday called “unprecedented” and “deeply troubling” the FBI’s decision to reopen its investigation into her use of private email server while secretary of state, with just over a week to go for the presidential election. Clinton and her campaign pressed America’s top cop, FBI Director […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, U.S. News ·
No Pinoy casualties in Italy quake, says DFA

No Pinoy casualties in Italy quake, says DFA

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) — No Filipino casualties have been reported in the 6.6-magnitude earthquake that rocked central Italy Sunday, according to DFA spokesperson Charles Jose. The earthquake was the third recorded in two months. It was the biggest since the August 24 earthquake that killed almost 300 people. The quake’s epicenter was recorded in […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Miguel Tanfelix makes a stand against pre-marital sex

Miguel Tanfelix makes a stand against pre-marital sex

On premarital sex, he said, “Kapag ginawa niyo iyon, ang kawawa is ’yung boy, ’yung girl and if ever the baby so no talaga. There are lots of things na pwede niyo gawin rather than sex, drugs or smoking.” Miguel was chosen by the Commission on Population (POPCOM), in partnership with United Nations Population Fund […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
2017 Lexus NX: Boldly styled and equipped to cut through the luxury Crossover Clutter

2017 Lexus NX: Boldly styled and equipped to cut through the luxury Crossover Clutter

October 25, 2016 – The Lexus NX, one of the boldest luxury-utility vehicle designs on the road, makes all-weather handling a bigger part of the picture by making all-wheel drive standard on the NX 300h hybrid for 2017. That’s a boon to value, and so is the newly standard Scout® GPS Link, for the standard Display […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Aussie research says Asia’s rare snake venom could create non-addictive painkillers

Aussie research says Asia’s rare snake venom could create non-addictive painkillers

SYDNEY, Oct. 31 (PNA/Xinhua) – An Australian research has found that the venom derived from one Southeast Asia’s rarest and most beautiful snake can be turned into non-addictive painkiller drug that could work better than opium. University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences Faculty of Science Associate Professor Dr Bryan Fry said venom derived from […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Dela Rosa: Dismantling of checkpoints will be a handicap to corrupt law enforcers

Dela Rosa: Dismantling of checkpoints will be a handicap to corrupt law enforcers

MANILA, Oct. 31 (PNA) – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said on Monday the directive of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for the dismantling of police’s security checkpoints nationwide will be a handicap to corrupt law enforcers. President Duterte earlier ordered the dismantling of checkpoints following complaints that the checkpoints, particularly […]

07.11.2016 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·