Duterte’s drug war cut crime rate, PNP claims

Duterte’s drug war cut crime rate, PNP claims

MANILA,   (Mabuhay) – The government’s crackdown on illegal drugs and criminality has pulled down crime rates nationwide, the Philippine National Police (PNP) claimed Tuesday. At a Senate inquiry on drug-related killings, Philippine National Police chief, Director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said index crimes nationwide went down by 31 percent—from 17,105 incidents in July 2015 to […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bato assures senators: PNP does not and will not condone extrajudicial, vigilante killings

Bato assures senators: PNP does not and will not condone extrajudicial, vigilante killings

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa assured the senators Monday that the police organization does not and will not condone extrajudicial and vigilante killings. In his opening statement during the first hearing of the Senate justice committee on the spate of killings of drug suspects, Dela Rosa said that […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Diana Zubiri gives birth to baby girl

Diana Zubiri gives birth to baby girl

Former sexy star Diana Zubiri gave birth to a baby girl last August 14. This was revealed by Zubiri and her husband model-host Andrew Smith on Instagram over the weekend as they shared picture of them with their daughter Aliyah Rose. “Hello world meet my baby girl,” Zubiri wrote as caption to a photo of […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Chanel presents ‘N°5 L’Eau’ fragrance fronted by Lily-Rose Depp

Chanel presents ‘N°5 L’Eau’ fragrance fronted by Lily-Rose Depp

The French luxury label has unveiled a new version of its iconic N°5 fragrance, offering a fresh, modern take on the original scent. Lily-Rose Depp, a Chanel brand ambassador for several seasons already, has been called upon to front the new fragrance. After Ernest Beaux and Jacques Polge, who both previously concocted their own interpretations […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Nintendo opens Kirby-themed cafés in Japan

Nintendo opens Kirby-themed cafés in Japan

Nintendo has opened a series of Kirby cafés and shops in Japan that bring one of their most iconic characters to life. Fans of the ridiculously cute pink puffball that eats his enemies for lunch can tuck into a stack of Kirby pancakes, Popstar curry, Maxim Tomato pasta, and Kirby macarons in Osaka and Tokyo […]

Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Berlin goes vegan with ‘butcher’ shops, singles’ night

Long the European capital of techno-driven nightlife, fastidious hipsterdom and low-cost party weekends, Berlin is adding another string to its bow as a vegan haven. product-free versions of almost any business can be found in Germany’s largest city, from butchers’ shops to singles’ nights. But getting lost in the eyes of a romantic prospect over […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Hailey Baldwin makes her makeup designer debut

Hailey Baldwin makes her makeup designer debut

Hailey Baldwin is cementing her reputation as one of the hottest models on the scene with a new makeup range for the Australian beauty brand ModelCo. The US model and daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin has teamed up with the brand to create ‘Hailey Baldwin for ModelCo’, a limited-edition line of color cosmetics designed in […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Robredo: Personal attack in Duterte-De Lima conflict ‘not helping’

Robredo: Personal attack in Duterte-De Lima conflict ‘not helping’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Resorting to personal attacks does not help in discourse between government officials, Vice President Leni Robredo said Thursday. “Iyong sa akin ay puwede naman na nag-disagree tayo on issues pero sa diskusyon whether nag-a-agree tayo o disagree kailangan pakinggan natin ang bawat isa, kailangan kahit iba sa paniniwala natin, magrespetuhan,” she said. […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Zanjoe asked: ‘How are you and Bea?’

Zanjoe asked: ‘How are you and Bea?’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Zanjoe Marudo gave a curt reply with asked by reporters about the status of his friendship with former girlfriend, actress Bea Alonzo. Marudo and Alonzo broke up more than eight months ago after being in a relationship for over five years. “Okay naman kami. Hindi ko siya nakikita eh,” Marudo said. While […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Clinton holds big lead over Trump in US election campaign: poll

Clinton holds big lead over Trump in US election campaign: poll

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump by 9 points, according to a nationwide poll issued Tuesday. Though there are more than 80 days to go before the election set on Nov. 8, it is suspected that time is running out on the New […]

22.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Imaginative ‘Coco’ Chanel illustrated biography hits shelves

Imaginative ‘Coco’ Chanel illustrated biography hits shelves

Chronicle Books has released a new illustrated biography on the life of French fashion icon Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, on what would have been the late designer’s birthday. The book — “Library of Luminaries: Coco Chanel: An Illustrated Biography” — was penned by Zena Alkayat and includes excerpts from Chanel’s own letters and diaries, along with […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books ·
Brazilian chef wins ‘World Sushi Cup’ in Tokyo

Brazilian chef wins ‘World Sushi Cup’ in Tokyo

A Brazilian chef won the World Sushi Cup Friday, bursting into tears of joy after his knife skills and artful preparation of salmon roe, tuna and shrimp delicacies wowed Japanese judges. With the country’s UNESCO-recognised cuisine enjoying an explosion of global popularity, the competition — sponsored by Japan’s agricultural ministry — aims to improve sushi […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Gov. Brown declares emergency in two counties over wildfires

Gov. Brown declares emergency in two counties over wildfires

MOSCOW, Aug. 16 (PNA/Sputnik) — California Governor Jerry Brown has issued an emergency declaration for Lake County and San Luis Obispo County due to separate wildfires, according to a statement published on Brown’s website. According to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Clayton Fire has destroyed over 175 structures and is only 5 […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte gives Php250,000 to families of gov’t troops killed in anti-drug operation

Duterte gives Php250,000 to families of gov’t troops killed in anti-drug operation

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte promised on Wednesday to give Php250,000 each to the families of the three Philippine Navy personnel killed in the anti-illegal drug operations in North Cotabato three days ago. President Duterte made the announcement during his visit at the wake of one of the victims, Navy […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Richard Yap top bills upcoming ‘Mano Po’ movie

Richard Yap top bills upcoming ‘Mano Po’ movie

Richard Yap will star opposite seasoned actress Jean Garcia in the upcoming seventh installment of the “Mano Po” movie franchise. Produced by Regal Films, the Kapamilya star will topbill “Mano Po 7: Chinoy” under the direction of Ian Lorenos. “I am very excited about this movie kasi it’s really something new to me. May konting […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria take FASO show to climax

Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria take FASO show to climax

 By Abner Galino To be sexy, bubbly and sophisticated, all at once on stage,requires more than talent. In other words, not an easy feat – except if one is endowed with a face (which is a toss between a teenager and a full-blown woman) and a charisma such that of Anna Maria Perez de Tagle. […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·

OC Asian group alarmed by ‘immigration questionnaire’ proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates is appalled with the proposal for an ideological ‘immigration questionnaire’. Recently, a proposal was given on the presidential campaign trail that would institute a series of questionnaires, interviews, and investigations into the lives of potential new immigrants to the United States. These are supposedly designed to test the ideologies of new […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Majority of US young adults reject Trump: poll

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – Despite US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s strategy of patching together a bipartisan coalition by appealing to the millions of young supporters of former Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, a new poll found that his populist play had so far failed among millennials. The latest USA Today/ Rock the Vote poll released on […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Clinton woos U.S. millennial voters by writing ode to them

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in a bid to woo millennial voters who played a vital role in Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign during primaries, wrote an ode to praise them in an op-ed for Teen Vogue published on Tuesday. “A smart former president – who happens to be my husband – […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

PHL most improved country in global report on digital and financial inclusion

By Joseph A. Gamboa MANILA  (PNA) – The Philippines garnered stellar honors in the 2016 Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report of United States-based Brookings Institutions, one of the oldest think tanks in the world. In a study of 26 geographically, economically, and politically diverse countries, the Brookings Report found the Philippines to have gained […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·