Iloilo International Airport ranks 12th Best Airport in Asia

Iloilo International Airport ranks 12th Best Airport in Asia

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Tuesday shared the results of the 2016 survey of the interactive travel site, “The Guide to Sleeping in Airports” which cited Iloilo International Airport as 12th Best Airport in Asia. Davao International Airport, on the other hand, ranked 26th. CAAP manages […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: News ·
20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

Los Angeles  2016 — – Twenty films submitted to represent their countries in the Motion Picture Academy’s Foreign Language Film category will be among the 34 motion pictures at the  which runs from October 24 to November 1 at the ArcLight Theater in Culver City. In association with CJ Entertainment, this year’s festival will include a special screening track […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Cadillac global sales rise again in September

Cadillac global sales rise again in September

Cadillac sold 30,061 vehicles globally in September, an increase of 22.2 percent Cadillac sold 30,061 vehicles globally in September, an increase of 22.2 percent. This is the fourth consecutive month of double-digit percentage increases for Cadillac, the last three of which have topped 20 percent. Both the XT5 crossover and the CT6 prestige sedan reached […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
New poll shows Clinton’s double-digit lead over Trump before final debate

New poll shows Clinton’s double-digit lead over Trump before final debate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (PNA/Xinhua) – U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton currently takes a 12-point national lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump among likely voters, according to a new poll released Monday, two days before the final presidential TV debate. The former state of secretary has 50 percent support while Trump holds 38 percent, […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Massive US health tab for hormone-disrupting chemicals

Massive US health tab for hormone-disrupting chemicals

Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion (310 billion euros) in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report published Tuesday. So-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are found in thousands of everyday products, ranging from plastic and metal food containers, to detergents, flame retardants, toys […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Senate proud to turn 100, will work harder to serve Filipinos — Pimentel

Senate proud to turn 100, will work harder to serve Filipinos — Pimentel

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — As the Senate of the Philippines officially turns 100 years old, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III vowed that members of the institution will continue to pursue the chamber’s proud tradition of making laws aimed at improving the lives of Filipinos. Pimentel said the anniversary was a “historic occasion” and that the […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
JC, Shaina to star in new series

JC, Shaina to star in new series

A new television soap starring Shaina Magdayao, JC de Vera, Carlo Aquino, and Denise Laurel will be premiering on ABS-CBN, it was announced. No other details about the project, titled “The Better Half,” were revealed. It will be Magdayao’s first series project after appearing on the primetime drama “The Story of Us” early this year. […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Gordon shifts focus of Senate justice panel from EJKs to death penalty

Gordon shifts focus of Senate justice panel from EJKs to death penalty

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Despite the insistence of Senator Leila de Lima, Senate justice committee chairman Senator Richard Gordon on Thursday decided to push back its investigation on extrajudicial killings (EJKs). Gordon rejected hearing the witnesses whom the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) intended to present after one of its commissioners supposedly insulted the Senate, as […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gary V speaks up on Gab-Tricia split

Gary V speaks up on Gab-Tricia split

Veteran singer Gary Valenciano has finally broken his silence regarding the marital woes of his son, Gab, and his wife Tricia Centenera. Gary said his son is currently doing fine despite the problems that he and Centenera are now facing. “Gab is okay. Alam naman natin na medyo may mga pagsubok na kanyang hinaharap but […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Stronger law enforcement key to boosting fish production, says fisheries bureau

Stronger law enforcement key to boosting fish production, says fisheries bureau

MANILA  (PNA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is pushing for stronger enforcement measures to achieve sustainable fisheries and seafood self-sufficiency in the country. “We have to maintain and protect our traditional fishing grounds. If we properly enforce our fisheries law, we will have enough fish. We need action, and we need […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL-US military exercises ‘a success’

PHL-US military exercises ‘a success’

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA  (PNA) — Despite ending a day earlier, US 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade commander Brig. Gen. John Jansen called the 33rd iteration of the Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) a success as both sides have successfully integrated with each other during the week-long manuevers. PHIBLEX started Oct. 4 and was originally […]

18.10.2016 · Filled under: 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 […]

15.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
PHL economic managers to US business, Fil-Ams: Govt to focus on reducing poverty, inequality

PHL economic managers to US business, Fil-Ams: Govt to focus on reducing poverty, inequality

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Secretaries of Finance, Budget and Management, and Socioeconomic Planning discussed the Duterte Administration’s plan of action to reduce poverty and inequality during engagements with the business and Filipino-American communities on 05 October 2016. In a special edition of the Talakayan sa Pasuguan, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority Director-General Ernesto […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

Los Angeles, CA – The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (UCLA PAA) will hold its 2016 benefit themed, “OURSTORY:  Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future” on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Covel Commons on the campus of UCLA. This event celebrates UCLA PAA’s 25th anniversary, Samahang Pilipino’s 45th Anniversary, and the […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Agot draws flak, support after calling Duterte a ‘psychopath’

Agot draws flak, support after calling Duterte a ‘psychopath’

Actress Agot Isidro drew mixed reactions from netizens after she criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for his latest tirades against the European Union and the United States. Last Thursday, Duterte said he would rather die of hunger than accept aid from superpowers that wish to meddle in his war against illegal drugs. Duterte said Philippines “will […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ormoc farmers start harvesting after 16-year struggle

Ormoc farmers start harvesting after 16-year struggle

ORMOC CITY  (PNA) – Rosenda Apay could not hide her happiness as they started harvesting on Saturday after having been deprived entry for 16 years to their awarded land under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program’s (CARP’s) land acquisition and distribution component. Apay, 56, was one of the 21 members of the Bugho Farmers Association (BFA) […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DTI-Antique destroys PHP230,000 worth of substandard Christmas lights

DTI-Antique destroys PHP230,000 worth of substandard Christmas lights

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique  (PNA) – The Department of Trade and Industry Antique provincial office held a mass destruction of substandard Christmas lights worth PHP230,000. The move came right after the Monday morning flag-raising ceremony at the capitol and was witnessed by Gov. Rhodora J. Cadiao and the heads of offices at the provincial […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More barangay officials getting involved in illegal drug trade: PDEA

More barangay officials getting involved in illegal drug trade: PDEA

MANILA  (PNA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Sunday that more barangay (village) officials are getting involved in the illegal drug trade in the country in the last three years and they are considered high-value drug personalities. Based on the data consolidated by PDEA, 65 barangay officials, composed of six barangay chairmen […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson has clinched the title of highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016, according to a new Forbes ranking — surpassing other late stars such as deceased golfer Arnold Palmer, “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz, and even Elvis Presley and Prince. Jackson, who passed away in June of 2009, left a significant fortune behind, but the additional sale in […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Online retailer Asos and Wah Nails founder Sharmadean Reid have collaborated to create a 20-piece collection in honor of Princess Diana Spencer’s style. Shirts, sweaters, dresses, shoes, and suits as well as jewelry are included in the Sharmadean Reid x Asos collection, which is to retail from between £8 GBP ($13 on the US site, €10 depending […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Online ·