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 ·
PHL expects more than 100,000 tourists from India by 2017

PHL expects more than 100,000 tourists from India by 2017

By Jill Beltran MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is expecting a surge in the number of Indian tourists visiting the country by next year following a successful roadshow in four cities in India recently. A DOT delegation led by Director Verna Buensuceso conducted a series of roadshows in India from August 8 […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

PHL basketball association mourns passing of Coach Baby Dalupan

MANILA  (PNA) – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Thursday expressed sadness over the passing of Coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan at the age of 92. “We in SBP deeply mourn the passing of Coach Baby Dalupan. He was the most multi-titled coach in elite Philippine basketball – combining his collegiate, commercial, PBA and national […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
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 […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Mama Sita commemorative stamps added to US Postal Museum collection

Mama Sita commemorative stamps added to US Postal Museum collection

WASHINGTON, DC – The Mama Sita Foundation officially handed over a donation of Mama Sita commemorative stamps to the Smithsonian National Postal Museum during a simple turnover ceremony held at the museum lobby on 15 August 2016. The late Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes was an iconic figure in Philippine culinary arts history, pioneering the use of mixes and seasonings that accompany […]

18.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Pop star Lady Gaga has contributed to an Italian cookbook written by her father Joe Germanotta, which is due out later this year. The tome, inspired by Joanne Trattoria — the restaurant Germanotta and his wife Cynthia own on New York’s Upper West Side — is titled “Joanne Trattoria Cookbook: Classic Recipes And Scenes From An […]

Proposal to ban alcohol across Indonesia could spell dry vacay for Bali tourists

Proposal to ban alcohol across Indonesia could spell dry vacay for Bali tourists

Indonesia could become the first country to implement a nationwide ban on alcohol. The move, currently being deliberated by the House of Representatives, could spell a different kind of vacation for holidaymakers in Bali, the country’s most popular tourist destination. That is, a dry one. As a predominantly Muslim country, alcohol in Indonesia is already […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

She has conquered the music industry, and now Katy Perry has her sights set firmly on the fashion world. The pop star is set to launch a new shoe collection in collaboration with Global Brands Group, WWD reports. Titled ‘Katy Perry Footwear’, the line will feature everything from sneakers to stilettoes, with sketches hinting at a collection […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Lifestyle, Music ·