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 ·
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 ·