Recent winners of Nobel Prize in Medicine

Recent winners of Nobel Prize in Medicine

Here is a list of the winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize in the past 10 years, with the 2016 award to be announced in Stockholm on Monday: 2015: William Campbell (US citizen born in Ireland) and Satoshi Omura (Japan), Tu Youyou (China) for unlocking treatments for malaria and roundworm. 2014: John O’Keefe (Britain, US), […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
World Tourism Day 2016 emphasizes accessible tourism for all

World Tourism Day 2016 emphasizes accessible tourism for all

BANGKOK  (PNA/Xinhua) – Participants of the World Tourism Day 2016, which was held in Thai capital Bangkok Tuesday, called for more accessible tourism for everyone, especially those with disabilities and senior citizens. The host country Thailand also promised to improve its tourism accessibility soon. The event this year, under the theme “Tourism for all- Promoting […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Is Jake really the father? Andi speaks up

Is Jake really the father? Andi speaks up

Actress Andi Eigenmann neither confirmed nor denied the claim of her half-sister that Jake Ejercito is the biological father of her 5-year-old daughter. The “Camp Sawi” star released a statement on Friday, explaining her decision to keep the identity of Ellie’s father from the public and eschewing press interviews about it. “Recent events have put […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Why the Paris Motor show was buzzing, even without Bugatti

Why the Paris Motor show was buzzing, even without Bugatti

For some, the 2016 Paris Motor Show will be remembered as the event where marques were missed. In the lead up to this year’s Mondial De L’Automobile, which opens to the public this weekend, much of the reporting was around absence not presence. This was going to be a show with no Aston Martin, no […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Omega-3 fatty acid could stop known lupus trigger, study finds

Omega-3 fatty acid could stop known lupus trigger, study finds

As a result of convincing tests on mice, researchers at Michigan State University in the USA have found that consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA could help stop a known trigger of lupus, an inflammatory autoimmune disease.  Autoimmune disease remains a relative mystery for the medical profession. A growing number of people are affected, […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Alec Baldwin as Trump boosts ‘SNL’ audience to eight-year high

Alec Baldwin as Trump boosts ‘SNL’ audience to eight-year high

A spoof of the Clinton-Trump debate with Alec Baldwin playing Trump off Kate McKinnon as Clinton helped “Saturday Night Live” score its biggest audience in eight years. With Margot Robbie hosting, Baldwin as Trump and The Weeknd appearing as the show’s musical guest, the premiere for the 42nd season of the show averaged an overnight […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Light painting inspires Giorgio Armani’s holiday 2016 makeup collection

Light painting inspires Giorgio Armani’s holiday 2016 makeup collection

The Italian fashion house has unveiled its “Night Light” makeup collection for holiday 2016, with a festive beauty look that’s all about eyes. Drawing inspiration from light painting, the beauty brand’s seasonal makeup line is due out this fall. Giorgio Armani stands out this holiday season with a makeup collection inspired by light painting, a […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Obama urges more congressional action on water reform, flint crisis

Obama urges more congressional action on water reform, flint crisis

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Sputnik) – Proposed funding for a new US water supply program is insufficient to deal with growing problems highlighted by the contaminated drinking water of Flint in the US state of Michigan, the Obama administration said in a statement on Monday. According to the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the White […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte firm: Next month’s PHL-US war games the last under his term

Duterte firm: Next month’s PHL-US war games the last under his term

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte put all doubts to rest as regards his recent pronouncement that next month’s joint military exercises between the Philippines and the US would be the last under his term as commander-in-chief. “In my term, yes,” Duterte said in a news conference when asked if he meant that the exercises […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao: I respect De Lima, but my loyalty is with truth

Pacquiao: I respect De Lima, but my loyalty is with truth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – While maintaining his respect for Senator Leila de Lima, neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao said no one could stop him from siding with the truth. Pacquiao gave this remark on Wednesday when sought for comment if there was a need to use de Lima’s alleged sex videos to prove her purported drug links […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Maris or Elisse? McCoy asked to choose

Maris or Elisse? McCoy asked to choose

Hashtags member McCoy de Leon could not give a definite answer when asked to choose between Maris Racal and Elisse Joson, two young actresses who are being romantically linked to him. “Parehas ko silang mabuting kaibigan,” De Leon said. “Ako po, ayaw ko talagang makasakit ng damdamin at makasakit ng fans.” ([I am good friends […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
L.A. County Registrar of Voters kicks off large scale media campaign to get out the vote

L.A. County Registrar of Voters kicks off large scale media campaign to get out the vote

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan is proud to announce a large-scale, multilingual media campaign with leading media outlets in Los Angeles County encouraging voters to “Make Your Mark.” The RR/CC will partner with: CBS Radio, Entravision, Facebook, iHeart Media, LA 18, Pandora, Power 106, Univision Radio, Super Estrella, Que […]

02.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
President was only addressing comparison with Hitler — Palace

President was only addressing comparison with Hitler — Palace

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday responded to criticism that President Rodrigo Duterte had likened himself to Adolf Hitler, explaining that the president was merely “addressing the negative comparison that people made between him and Hitler.” In a speech he made on Friday, Duterte appeared to draw a parallel between his campaign to […]

01.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte was only addressing comparison with Hitler: Palace

Duterte was only addressing comparison with Hitler: Palace

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday responded to criticism that President Rodrigo Duterte had likened himself to Adolf Hitler, explaining that the president was merely “addressing the negative comparison that people made between him and Hitler.” In a speech he made on Friday, Duterte appeared to draw a parallel between his campaign to […]

01.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trump Campaign announces Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee

Trump Campaign announces Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee

NEW YORK, NY – Donald J. Trump is pleased to announce his Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee. The women and men on the committee are elected, appointed and grassroots leaders who will engage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) on relevant issues to these important and vibrant communities. Governors Eddie Calvo and Ralph Torres of […]

01.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. 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 […]

01.10.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Services, U.S. News ·

DSWD chief says Duterte administration recognizes need to continue 4Ps

  BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 3 (PNA) – The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte recognizes the need to continue the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program since many poor Filipinos still need assistance from the government. This was stated by Secretary Judy Taguiwalo of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), who said their agency is […]

01.10.2016 · Filled under: News ·
AARP provides free interactive tool to search and visualize data

AARP provides free interactive tool to search and visualize data

A customizable tool to find AAPI data on issues relevant to older populations WASHINGTON, D.C  – The AARP Public Policy Institute launched AARP DataExplorer, its free interactive search and visualization tool for data on the 50-plus population. AARP DataExplorer allows users to browse and search for data on issues like demographics, health, financial security, housing and […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Offers, Science & Technology, Services ·
Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp joins Michelle Pfeiffer and Judi Dench on star-studded cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film adaptation

Johnny Depp has joined the cast for Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel “Murder on the Orient Express”, along with Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena and Judi Dench, Deadline reports. The film, which also has “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. attached, follows the original novel plot and centers on a special detective – Hercule […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Nurses endorse gun safety, death penalty repeal measures

Nurses endorse gun safety, death penalty repeal measures

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today announced support for several important initiatives on the California November ballot, notably Proposition 63, to strengthen gun safety, and Proposition 62 the latest bid to repeal the death penalty in California. CNA, the premiere nurses’ organization in California, is also stepping up efforts to pass Prop. 61, the […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·