Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz is to join Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the remaking of a classic horror film “Suspiria.” Based on the 1977 movie from Italian filmmaker Dario Argento, the story follows a young ballet dancer who travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe. Upon arrival, the girl is beset by a series of […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

IMAX announces ‘Harry Potter’ marathon week for October 13

Harry Potter is coming back to theaters as cinema chain IMAX pledges to show the entire film franchise, from beginning to end, the week of October 13. Eight “Harry Potter” films were released over a ten-year period between 2001 and 2011, and all eight are now returning to cinemas courtesy of an IMAX initiative. Why […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

The much awaited new series created by Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams attracted a viewing audience of 3.3 million when it aired in the US on Sunday, October 2. It will count as a major success for HBO which has not had such a big premiere since the January 2014 launch of “True Detective.” After […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

By Abner Galino For the first time, Filipino fans are going to see two of their boxing icons fighting together in one card. In what kibitzers say was a savvy business move from Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, the scheduled Las Vegas bout between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas has become more interesting for […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Duterte gives cash aid to Negrense policeman wounded in action

Duterte gives cash aid to Negrense policeman wounded in action

By Nanette L. Guadalquiver BACOLOD CITY  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday visited a policeman of the Negros Occidental Provincial Public Maneuver Company (NOPPMC) who was wounded during a shootout last week in Murcia, Negros Occidental, and gave him financial assistance. Police Officer 1 Robert John Arzaga, who is confined at Dr. Pablo O. […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Vina to mark 30 years in showbiz with concert

Actress-singer Vina Morales  will mark her 30th anniversary in show business with a special concert next month. Morales, who started her showbiz career when she was only 11 years old, already preparing for her anniversary concert “Vina@Thirty,” which will be held at the KIA Theater in Cubao, Quezon City on October 14. Apart from celebrating […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
22-yr-old Pinoy wins gold in ASEAN Skills Competition

22-yr-old Pinoy wins gold in ASEAN Skills Competition

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA  (PNA) – Mark Anthony Guiao from Central Luzon won the gold medal in Mechanical Engineering Design – Computer Aided Design category of the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Skills Competition (ASC) held last September 19-29 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A biennial event, the ASC is said to […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Los Angeles  – Consul General Adelio Angelito Cruz was welcomed by the Filipino-American World War II Veterans at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles, 27 September 2016. The meeting was organized by Filipino Veterans Foundation Executive Director Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque.  Special guests during the meeting were Department of Veteran Affairs District Manager Alberto Alpasan […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
US extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk

US extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk

US health authorities on Friday extended to six months a warning to men about the risky time period for sexually spreading Zika virus, which often carries no symptoms but can cause devastating birth defects. Men who live in or have traveled to an area of active Zika transmission are now urged to wait half a […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

Fashion bloggers in the spotlight: who to follow

If you’ve been living under a fashion rock for the past few days then you might have missed the spat between style bible Vogue.com and a whole generation of fashion bloggers. The site has incurred the wrath of the blogging community by referring to bloggers who are paid to wear brands to fashion shows as […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Online ·
AFP seriously looking into coup reports

AFP seriously looking into coup reports

MANILA, Oct. 3 (PNA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said it is seriously looking into alleged coup attempts against the Duterte administration. “(While news of possible coup attempts are unknown) to us, we are seriously looking into it,” AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said in a press briefing Monday. Earlier reports […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PHL foreign policy: Dominguez

Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PHL foreign policy: Dominguez

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte is not changing but is just “recalibrating” the country’s foreign policy, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told a Senate hearing on Monday. Dominguez issued this clarification during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance when its chair, Senator Loren Legarda asked about the impact of any […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Around sixty (60) young professionals of Metro DC gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy for a fun-filled “Evening at the Embassy of the Philippines”, that featured Filipino music, art, and cuisine on 29 September 2016. “Tonight’s special event is just one of the many ways by which we built on […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year

London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year

London’s iconic Tower Bridge closed to vehicles for three months on Saturday for its first major maintenance works in nearly half a century. The 122-year-old drawbridge by the Tower of London — whose roadway leaves are lifted to allow tall ships on the River Thames to pass through — carries 21,000 vehicles and some 40,000 […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘Miss Peregrine’ tops international weekend box office

‘Miss Peregrine’ tops international weekend box office

International movie-going audiences were most drawn to watch “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” over the weekend. According to comScore, which tracks ticket sales at box offices around the world, the Tim Burton film starring Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench and Asa Butterfield raked in $65 million over the weekend ($36.5 million worldwide, […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·