‘US can request custody of Marine in transgender slay’

‘US can request custody of Marine in transgender slay’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine government has the primary jurisdiction and custody over United States (US) servicemen who commit violations of Philippine laws, according to an official of the Department of Justice (DOJ). However, Justice Undersecretary Jose Justiniano clarified that under the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), custody over erring US soldiers is transferred to the […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DJ Durano admits past romance with Wenn Deramas

DJ Durano admits past romance with Wenn Deramas

Actor DJ Durano has finally confirmed that he once had a romantic relationship with film director Wenn Deramas. Durano said he is happy that he and Deramas remain friends even after their breakup. He said the director continues to help him with his showbiz projects. Durano is part of the upcoming comedy film “Moron 5.2”, […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino wants to keep tensions low in West PHL Sea

Aquino wants to keep tensions low in West PHL Sea

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday called for more coordination among government agencies to keep tensions low in disputed portions of the South China Sea, which Manila calls the West Philippine Sea. At the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) 113th anniversary, Aquino admitted that the situation at the West Philippine Sea, […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Heidi Klum intimates line announced

Heidi Klum intimates line announced

(Relaxnews) – Bendon, the New Zealand-based underwear company that created the Elle Macpherson Intimates line, has signed a deal with the German model and TV host for her own collection of bras and panties. Heidi Klum looks set to continue her global assault on the fashion and lifestyle sectors after inking the deal with Bendon. According […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple leaks iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Apple leaks iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

(Relaxnews) – While Google was revealing its new Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, tech websites started to buzz with new reports on the next generation of the iPad. Ahead of its keynote address on Thursday, Apple accidentally uploaded images of the new tablets as illustrations for its new iPad User Guide for iOS […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Michelle Obama rocks out with turnip to promote good eating

Michelle Obama rocks out with turnip to promote good eating

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US first lady Michelle Obama — showing she is willing to go the extra mile for her anti-obesity campaign — has busted out a few of her dance moves… with a turnip. In a short video message, Obama holds up a turnip, asks “Turnip — for what?” and then sways and nods her […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Online ·
New York bridal fashion: Pamela Rolland, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera

New York bridal fashion: Pamela Rolland, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera

(Relaxnews) – We take a look at some of the Fall 2015 bridal collections presented in New York City. Pamela Rolland This is the first season Pamela Rolland has worked on bridal (her main line launched in 2002) and the designer offered a modern twist on the traditional elements. Classic fabrics including French lace, Italian […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s biopic

Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s biopic

(Relaxnews) – Two weeks after Leonardo DiCaprio turned down the role, Christian Bale is on his way to playing the Apple co-founder. The Hollywood Reporter indicates that the British actor was in Sony’s sights for the role at the start of the project, when David Fincher was still attached to direct. Now Bale has entered […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Filipino American History Month celebration in Cerritos October 25

Filipino American History Month celebration in Cerritos October 25

Cerritos, CA – The Whitney High School Club Kaibigan and Filipino Parents Support Group, Cerritos High School Club Kapamilya and Gahr High School Barkada Club in partnership with Cerritos Mayor Mark & Gloria Pulido, the Filipino American Community of Cerritos, Filipino Cultural School and the Filipino American National Historical Society Los Angeles Chapter proudly present […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Taco Bell confirms it’s testing Sriracha-themed menu

Taco Bell confirms it’s testing Sriracha-themed menu

(Relaxnews) – After the online rumor mill went into excited overdrive over the specter of Taco Bell rolling out a Sriracha-themed menu, its parent company has confirmed that the Mexican-style fast food chain is testing out the concept in the US. In an interview with The Washington Post, a spokesperson at parent company Yum! Brands confirmed […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Tokyo Fashion Week: highlights from day two

Tokyo Fashion Week: highlights from day two

(Relaxnews) – Day two at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Japanese capital brought soft folding, spring metallics and transparency. Here’s our pick of the highlights. Ritsuko Shirahama Ritsuko Shirahama showed a Spring/Summer 2015 collection packed with twists on classic fashion staples, from Chanel-like woven skirt and jacket pairings, to 1960s style headgear and kohl eyeliner. Prints included […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
The virtual doctor will see you now

The virtual doctor will see you now

(Relaxnews) – Google is testing a new feature that will let web users talk to a physician via video chat without leaving home. The search engine already doubles as most households’ family doctor — how many of us have visited a real life doctor armed with a diagnosis courtesy of Googling? — so why not […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defenses

WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defenses

MANILA  (AFP) – World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan on Monday urged East Asian and Pacific countries to strengthen defenses against the Ebola outbreak, warning that the whole world may be at risk. The region of 1.8 billion has been a hotspot for many emerging diseases including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and bird flu, but […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rafael Rosell shares rosy lovelife

Rafael Rosell shares rosy lovelife

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — KAPUSO actor Rafael Rosell is now enjoying a rosy lovelife courtesy of his new girlfriend, a Filipina-Ukranian model. After four years of being single, the 31-year-old hunk had finally decided to pursue someone and win her heart. Fortunately, in barely four months of continuous communication and courting, Rafael was successful in snatching […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy orders systematic, scientific evacuation of OFWs from Ebola-hit countries

PNoy orders systematic, scientific evacuation of OFWs from Ebola-hit countries

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the “systematic” and “scientific” evacuation of over 1,700 Filipino workers from three Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, a Malacañang official said Tuesday. At a press briefing, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said Aquino directed health, foreign affairs and labor officials during a meeting on Monday to […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace mum on ‘Oplan Stop Nognog in 2016′

Palace mum on ‘Oplan Stop Nognog in 2016′

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party has already answered accusations of black propaganda against Vice President Jejomar Binay, Malacañang said Tuesday when asked about “Oplan Stop Nognog 2016.” “Tumugon na ang matataas na opisyal ng Liberal Party. Palagay ko naman nabigyan na nila ng angkop na pagtugon,” Communications Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. told Palace […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AARP sponsors Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture during Filipino American History Month

AARP sponsors Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture during Filipino American History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP was proud to sponsor the 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC), a celebration of Filipino food, music, dance, crafts and culture, on October 4-5 at its new venue, Los Angeles County’s Grand Park during Filipino American History Month. Nearly 25,000 visitors from around the country attended Southern California’s longest-running […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the pieces of evidence the National Bureau of Investigation could gather may be used to initiate an impeachment complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. “Depende kung ma-validate at makakalap ng sapat na ebidensya na sinusuportahan at corroborate ang akusasyon o alegasyon ni […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
KC hospitalized for dengue

KC hospitalized for dengue

Actress KC Concepcion has been diagnosed with dengue. The actress on Sunday night posted a picture of her and “Ikaw Lamang” co-stars Amy Austria-Ventura and Alora Sasam on her Instagram account. The picture was taken in her hospital room, with Sasam and Ventura visiting the sick actress. Concepcion wrote that she has been diagnosed with […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Iron Man returns for ‘Captain America 3′

Iron Man returns for ‘Captain America 3′

(Relaxnews) – All becomes clear regarding Robert Downey Jr.’s ongoing involvement in Marvel’s crossover film franchises, as his Iron Man character is set to kick off a new story arc in “Captain America 3.” The addition of RDJ as Tony Stark/Iron Man means that Marvel’s Civil War storyline is set to move from comic book […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·