Sanders enters US presidential race

Sanders enters US presidential race

Washington, United States (AFP)  – US Senator Bernie Sanders formally launched his populist, liberal campaign for the White House on Tuesday, reiterating his pledges to recalibrate an American economic system which created sharp disparities between rich and poor. Sanders, who had said last month he planned to stand in the election, told a launch event […]

28.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
When you can’t pay your business debts!

When you can’t pay your business debts!

If your business is in distress – you owe a lot of money but you can’t pay, your creditors will probably threaten legal action against your business and very likely, you personally as well. How much they can collect, and how they can go about collecting it, will depend on how your business is organized, […]

28.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Services ·
New York ‘Mad Men’ exhibition extends to September 6

New York ‘Mad Men’ exhibition extends to September 6

New York-AFP – A New York exhibition featuring sets, costumes and props from hit television series “Mad Men” has been extended by popular demand until September, the Museum of the Moving Image said Tuesday. It comes two weeks after 3.3 million viewers watched the final episode of the award-winning show, which charted the tangled lives […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Luxury hotel in Saudi Arabia to become world’s largest hotel

Luxury hotel in Saudi Arabia to become world’s largest hotel

(Relaxnews) – Saudi Arabia is set to become home to the largest hotel in the world with a whopping 10,000 rooms. To be built just two kilometers away from the site of Mecca, which attracts about two million Muslim pilgrims a year for the annual Hajj, the $3.5 billion Abraj Kudai will become the world’s […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Mark Bautista thanks supporters through concert

Mark Bautista thanks supporters through concert

Mark Bautista’s forthcoming concert “Here Sings Love,” slated on May 29 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila, is his way of thanking fans for their continued support, especially during his West End debut last year via “Here Lies Love,” a revolutionary rock musical which tackled the love story of former Philippine […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Janine amused by ‘fashion muse’ tag

Janine amused by ‘fashion muse’ tag

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Actress Janine Gutierrez is more careful of her public image after appearing on the covers of several high-profile publications. The 25-year-old daughter of actors Lotlot de Leon and Ramon Christopher Gutierrez is the cover girl of Preview magazine’s May issue, and many find her ravishing in a one-piece bikini. “Mula nu’ng lumabas […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Pinoys’ optimism highest since June 2010; 32% say lives better now than a year ago

Pinoys’ optimism highest since June 2010; 32% say lives better now than a year ago

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – There are more optimistic Pinoys now than way back June 2010 and even farther back in March 1987, according to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on how Filipinos feel about their lives now and how their quality of life might turn out to be in the next 12 months. Personal optimism […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Court rejects appeal on immigration

Court rejects appeal on immigration

Washington, United States (AFP)  – A US appeals court on Tuesday dealt another blow to President Barack Obama’s efforts to grant amnesty to millions of undocumented immigrants. The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans rejected a request from the Obama administration that it lift an injunction barring it from carrying […]

27.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World already reaping benefits from ozone treaty: study

World already reaping benefits from ozone treaty: study

(Paris-AFP) – The UN treaty to protect the ozone layer has prevented a likely surge in skin cancer in Australia, New Zealand and northern Europe, a study published on Tuesday said. If the 1987 Montreal Protocol had never been signed, the ozone hole over Antarctica would have grown in size by 40 percent by 2013, […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Japan braces for another butter shortage

Japan braces for another butter shortage

(Tokyo, Japan-AFP) – Japan was bracing Tuesday for a severe butter shortage that threatened to crimp cake-making nationwide, bringing echoes of last year’s dairy dire straits that left supermarket shelves empty. The Japan Dairy Association is warning that demand for pats will outstrip supply by more than 7,000 tonnes, prompting the government to ready emergency […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Soy supplements do not help asthma sufferers

Soy supplements do not help asthma sufferers

(Relaxnews) – New research disproves recent findings that suggested soy could play a role in reducing the seventy of the disease. The study, from Northwestern Medical medicine and the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Network, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), examined the effects of soy on 386 adults […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
London readies for month-long spotlight on architecture

London readies for month-long spotlight on architecture

(Relaxnews) – Starting June 1, the city of London will play host to a month-long program of talks, tours, installation, exhibitions and month for its annual London Festival of Architecture, whose theme this year is “Work in Progress.” Ireland is the event’s Focus Country in 2015, and highlighting that association will be a pop-up pavilion […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
China set to open world’s highest glass-bottomed bridge

China set to open world’s highest glass-bottomed bridge

(Relaxnews) – China is set to become home to the tallest, longest, and, arguably, scariest pedestrian bridge in the world, when construction of a glass-bottomed bridge is complete in the national park that inspired the floating mountains from the James Cameron film “Avatar.” Hovering a dizzying 300 meters (984 feet) above the ground, the Zhangjiajie […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
UnionPay card becomes the golden ticket to the Met

UnionPay card becomes the golden ticket to the Met

(Relaxnews) – China-based UnionPay International announced Monday that holders of their credit cards will be able to visit New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art free of charge starting on June 1. A UnionPay card starts with the number 62. So far, the offer is expected to last until May 31, 2016 and the Met is the latest […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Online ·
US veterans ride with pride at Rolling Thunder biker rally

US veterans ride with pride at Rolling Thunder biker rally

by Jenny VAUGHAN Washington, United States (AFP)   – With the rev of motorcycle engines, the ground rumbles underfoot, and they’re off: hundreds of thousands of military veterans ride out for the annual Rolling Thunder memorial rally in the US capital Sunday. For the one million spectators and bikers – many from out of state […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL to fly over disputed South China Sea: Aquino

PHL to fly over disputed South China Sea: Aquino

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – Philippine military and commercial aircraft will keep flying over disputed areas in the South China Sea despite Chinese warnings over the airspace, President Benigno Aquino said on Monday. “We will still fly the routes that we fly based on the international law from the various conventions we entered into,” Aquino told […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US Marines testify at murder trial of colleague in PHL

US Marines testify at murder trial of colleague in PHL

Olongapo, Philippines (AFP)  – Four US Marines took the witness stand Tuesday at the murder trial of their comrade accused of killing a local transgender woman in the Philippines, lawyers who attended the closed-door proceedings said. The American servicemen were asked to testify on what the defendant, Private First Class Joseph Pemberton, had told them […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US planes keep distance from Chinese ‘islands’ – for now

US planes keep distance from Chinese ‘islands’ – for now

Washington, United States (AFP) –  US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China’s territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned Thursday that could be “the next step.” Although the United States does not recognise China’s claims of sovereignty around the man-made structures, American P-8 […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino open to discussing BBL with senators

Aquino open to discussing BBL with senators

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is open to discussing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with senators even if he has been accused of influencing congressmen to approve a Palace-backed version of the bill. Aquino said he will wait for Senate President Franklin Drilon’s advice regarding such a meeting. He said he does not […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·