Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

Film on sight geared to those with color blindness airs next month

The first film to be adapted to those with color blindness will come out on October 13, World Sight Day, airing on public television. “Sight: The Story of Vision,” narrated by Sir Elton John, is a documentary on the science and technology of human vision. It will be the first film to use color blind […]

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

‘Me before You’ crosses the $200 million mark

Warner Brothers’ low-budget bittersweet romance is proving to be a big global hit Based on the Jojo Moyes novel of the same name, “Me Before You’ is directed by Thea Sharrock and stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games”). Despite a comparatively low-profile release in June where it had to […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Pop princess Katy Perry has signed on to boost her partnership with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Limited into new territory, with the singer set to expand into a range of consumer product categories. Perry, who launched a shoe collection with Global Brands Group Limited just last month, said she is now set to “explore the […]

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin debuts perfume trio

Christian Louboutin is making a move on the fragrance industry, with the launch of a debut perfume trio. The designer has announced the debut of ‘Bikini Questa Sera’, ‘Tornade Blonde’ and ‘Trouble in Heaven’, set to launch this fall. “I want you to experience the fragrance in the same way as you experience a piano […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fil-Am writer: DCussing not directed at Obama

Fil-Am writer: DCussing not directed at Obama

DAVAO CITY  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements at a press conference during his departure speech on Monday has been totally blown out of proportion by the local and international media. In the United States, an independent group dissected an accurate transcript of President Duterte’s Q&A with Reuters correspondent Jerome Morales and explained what Duterte […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dela Rosa: There are ‘good dev’ts’ in Davao bombing probe

Dela Rosa: There are ‘good dev’ts’ in Davao bombing probe

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA  (PNA) — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa confirmed Monday the “good developments” in the ongoing investigation on the Davao City bomb blast that killed 14 people, and injured 71 Friday night. In a press conference at the PNP National Headquarters in Camp Crame, […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Melai, Jason starting to mend ties?

Melai, Jason starting to mend ties?

It appears Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco are on speaking terms once more following their much-publicized rift, which led to Francisco returning to his hometown in Mindoro. Cantiveros, on her Instagram account on Wednesday, posted a video of their two-year-old daughter pretending to speak with Francisco over a plastic phone. “Binilhan siya ni papa niya […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Efficient product marketplace relaunches to help save energy in LA

Efficient product marketplace relaunches to help save energy in LA

LADWP offers one-stop-shop website to buy and apply for rebates for energy saving items LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today re-launched the Efficient Product Marketplace (EPM), a website that points customers to vendors and retailers that sell energy efficient products and that also allows customers to submit their receipts […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
Jones Law Centennial Dinner celebrates momentous step towards PHL Independence

Jones Law Centennial Dinner celebrates momentous step towards PHL Independence

WASHINGTON, DC –  “Yesterday was a milestone in the history of the Philippines as a nation, and of Filipinos as a people. And we are gathered to commemorate a historic and momentous dinner that took place in this city, at a hotel not too far from here, one hundred years ago last night.” Thus were the […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian design is going global in the coming weeks, with around 40 fashion and accessories brands showcasing their wares in Paris and New York in the coming weeks, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Fifteen labels, including Sui Generis and Cristahlea, will be on display at Pier 59, Chelsea Piers on September 8 for New York Fashion Week. […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘World first’ as driverless buses take passengers in France

‘World first’ as driverless buses take passengers in France

Driverless minibuses will begin taking passengers in the eastern French city of Lyon at the weekend in a year-long experiment that officials are calling a “world first”. The two electric vehicles, fitted with high-tech equipment including laser sensors, stereo vision and GPS, can ferry around 15 passengers at a top speed of 20 kilometres an […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

Suspense thriller “Don’t Breathe” held on tight to the top of the North American box office this weekend — keeping rival movies on tenterhooks for a second week running, industry estimates showed Sunday. Moviegoers plunked down $15.7 million to see the horror twist on a home invasion, box office monitor Exhibitor Relations said in preliminary […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in new Dior campaign

Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in new Dior campaign

Jennifer Lawrence has returned to her popular role as the face of Dior, with a new campaign for the French fashion house. The Oscar-winning actress was shot by fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier in the series of portraits, which see her reclining in a white armchair wearing cozy knitwear and posing with handbags from the brand’s […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Senate panel eyes relaxing bank secrecy law for gov’t officials, employees

Senate panel eyes relaxing bank secrecy law for gov’t officials, employees

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Sept. 5 (PNA) – The Senate Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies on Monday sought to relax the Law on Secrecy of Bank Deposits (Republic Act 1405) for government officials and employees “in case there is a need to do so”. Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero, Chair of the Committee, […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US firms in PHL ‘most optimistic’ in ASEAN: survey

US firms in PHL ‘most optimistic’ in ASEAN: survey

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Sept. 5 (PNA) – The ASEAN Business Outlook Survey (ABOS) 2017 reported that United States companies based in the Philippines are the “most optimistic” in terms of overall investment environment among Southeast Asian nations. About 77 percent of US firms in the Philippines said the investment environment in the country […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DTI: Export industry to suffer if PHL cuts trade with China

DTI: Export industry to suffer if PHL cuts trade with China

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Exporters will suffer the consequences once merchandise trade between the Philippines and China stops, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. The export industry will take a hit if trade relations with China were cut, considering it is one of the Philippines’ top export markets, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Friday […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Ai Ai’s boyfriend graduates from college

Ai Ai’s boyfriend graduates from college

Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas could not be more proud of her 22-year-old boyfriend, Gerald Sibayan, as he graduated from college. Delas Alas, 51, shared on her Instagram account a post from Sibayan’s page, announcing that he has earned a degree in Sports Management from the De La Salle University. “I want to congratulate you, […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte wants to make int’l community understand PHL’s need for change: DFA exec

Duterte wants to make int’l community understand PHL’s need for change: DFA exec

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) official on Friday said President Rodrigo Duterte is keen on making the international community understand the need for change in the Philippines during his debut at the ASEAN Summit in Laos. “He wants to make the international community aware that he is very sincere to evolve […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Legislation punishing ransomware passes Assembly

Legislation punishing ransomware passes Assembly

SB 1137 clarifies that introducing ransomware into any computer, system or network is punishable as extortion       SACRAMENTO – The Assembly today passed legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to help protect computer users by clarifying that infecting computers with ransomware is a form of extortion and punishable as such. SB 1137 was approved on a […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

Earlier this year, President Obama traveled to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin for a conversation on civic engagement. He participated in a Q&A with Evan Smith, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Tribune, at the Long Center for Performing Arts on March 11, 2016. This excursion has inspired a Washington DC adaptation, called South by South Lawn, […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·