Senator asks industrialized countries to help 3rd World ease effects of climate change

Senator asks industrialized countries to help 3rd World ease effects of climate change

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Sen. Loren Legarda on Monday stressed the need for industrialized nations to help developing countries like the Philippines adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. During the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) High-Level Climate Policy Forum at the Senate, the lawmaker, who chairs the Senate committee on climate change, also called on […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Poe pushes for PHP1-B assistance fund for poor cancer patients

Poe pushes for PHP1-B assistance fund for poor cancer patients

MANILA (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe is seeking the establishment of a PHP1-billion assistance fund aimed at providing financial aid to poor cancer patients. Under Senate Bill 874, or “An Act to Assist Indigent Cancer Patients and their Families,” which Poe filed, an annual appropriation of PHP1 billion is recommended as seed fund for the […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trump’s VP pick more favored than Clinton’s: poll

Trump’s VP pick more favored than Clinton’s: poll

WASHINGTON (PNA/Xinhua) – US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Vice Presidential running mate Mike Pence has a more positive image than Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s VP choice Tim Kaine, a latest Gallup poll has found. Pence is much better known across the United States as his image has grown significantly more positive over this time […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Too soon? McDonald’s takes aim at Starbucks with release of pumpkin spice latte this month

Too soon? McDonald’s takes aim at Starbucks with release of pumpkin spice latte this month

McDonald’s is throwing down the gauntlet at rival Starbucks, ushering the fall season in early by releasing their version of the pumpkin spice latte at the end of August. For summer lovers, the news may smart. After Labor Day and the first day of the school year, the third and perhaps definitive occasion to mark […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Lancôme and Sonia Rykiel launch an effortlessly chic makeup collection

Lancôme and Sonia Rykiel launch an effortlessly chic makeup collection

The highly anticipated partnership between Lancôme and Sonia Rykiel, first announced in March, has come to fruition. The collection has a slight retro feel and features a wide range of enticing colors. It’s a celebration of Parisian femininity and effortless chic. Out on August 15. Two of France’s powerhouse fashion and beauty brands have pooled […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Calidad Humana celebrates the Filipino spirit in DC

Calidad Humana celebrates the Filipino spirit in DC

WASHINGTON, DC – Delegates and participants of the 2016 International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy for a special reception and photo exhibit of the book, Calidad Humana: Sharing the Filipino Spirit in the evening of 10 August 2016. Calidad Humana or human compassion, defined as a positive and wholesome attitude towards others […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Food and nutrition myths debunked by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Food and nutrition myths debunked by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway. In his latest book, “Ultimate Family Wellness,” David shares his own story of balancing fatherhood with fitness, and gives his expert advice on how to work out and eat well with the whole family. […]

Hontiveros expresses alarm over HIV-AIDS incidence among youth

Hontiveros expresses alarm over HIV-AIDS incidence among youth

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros challenged young people to help overturn the HIV-AIDS epidemic. In an International Youth Day forum by Unilab Foundation’s Ideas Positive, the Senator expressed alarm over the rising incidence of HIV-AIDS, especially among young people. “Young people are currently at the losing end of the HIV-AIDS epidemic. In the […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Suicide Squad’ stays alive, topping box office for a second week

‘Suicide Squad’ stays alive, topping box office for a second week

Defying critics as well as competition from two new releases, the DC comics-inspired “Suicide Squad” topped the US box office for a second straight weekend, estimates from industry tracker Exhibitor Relations showed. The action film, in which Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie play a band of deadly criminals hired to carry out risky […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Coco Martin, Vice Ganda reunite in new movie

Coco Martin, Vice Ganda reunite in new movie

AFTER the success of their 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Beauty and the Bestie,” comedian Vice Ganda and actor Coco Martin are set to work again together in one big screen project. The two recently attended the story conference of their still untitled Star Cinema movie with director Bb. Joyce Bernal. The two were […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Duterte: Arrest, deport ISIS indoctrinators in Mindanao

Duterte: Arrest, deport ISIS indoctrinators in Mindanao

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to validate the presence of alleged ISIS indoctrinators in Mindanao and immediately arrest and deport them once reports against these persons have been confirmed. “I have been informed that a lot of Caucasian-looking people are conducting teachings. Walang armas, wala lahat except the guys and […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Hotels cater to electric car drivers with charging stations

Hotels cater to electric car drivers with charging stations

The Ritz-Carlton has become the latest hotel brand to expand the number of charging stations for guests who drive electric cars. The luxury hotel brand follows the lead of brands like Hilton and Marriott which recently expanded their electric car-charging station programs, in response to the rising popularity of electric vehicles amongst their road-tripping guests. […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Improve your mind with a Mediterranean diet, says new study

Improve your mind with a Mediterranean diet, says new study

New Australian research has provided another reason to fill up on a Mediterranean diet, finding that it can slow down cognitive decline. As well as the many physical health benefits of the diet, including a reduced risk of stroke, heart disease, and cancer, a review of studies by a team from the Centre for Human […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
First Zika-related infant death in US reported in Texas

First Zika-related infant death in US reported in Texas

HOUSTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – The health authorities in the US State of Texas on Tuesday confirmed a Zika-related death of a newborn girl, the first of its kind in the country. Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) said that an infant in Harris County who died shortly after birth had microcephaly, linked to the Zika […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Peso improves vs. $ on continued US productivity slump

Peso improves vs. $ on continued US productivity slump

MANILA  (­PNA) – Continued contraction of US’ productivity in the second quarter of the year resulted to the strengthening of the Philippine peso against the greenback Wednesday. The local unit ended the day at 46.75 from 46.85 in the previous session, lifted by the report about the -0.5 percent productivity print in the world’s largest […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mosquito traps laced with human scent help fight malaria

Mosquito traps laced with human scent help fight malaria

Dutch and Kenyan scientists have designed a unique mosquito trap which uses human odour to attract the malaria-carrying insects, helping cut the number of cases dramatically, researchers said Wednesday. A three-year study in Kenya found the special traps baited with synthetic smell helped to catch 70 percent of the local malaria mosquito population, and led […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Trump’s gun rights comments ignite firestorm

Trump’s gun rights comments ignite firestorm

WASHINGTON   (PNA/Xinhua) – US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got embroiled in a political firestorm on Tuesday after suggesting that supporters of gun rights could take action against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton if she wins the election. During a campaign rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, Trump repeated his claim that Clinton intends to abolish […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Game of Thrones’ director to helm film adaptation of ‘The Nightingale’

‘Game of Thrones’ director to helm film adaptation of ‘The Nightingale’

“Game of Thrones” director Michelle MacLaren has signed on to helm TriStar’s film adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s bestselling novel “The Nightingale.” MacLaren, who has also previously worked on episodes of “The X-Files”, “Breaking Bad”, and “The Walking Dead”, will direct the World War II drama from a screenplay adapted by herself, Ann Peacock and John Sayles. The […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Warner Bros. unveils new ‘Ocean’s Eight’ stars

Warner Bros. unveils new ‘Ocean’s Eight’ stars

Warner Bros. has revealed October as the start date for director Gary Ross’s “Ocean’s Eleven” female spinoff, and confirmed further details on its principal cast. The studio has reportedly closed deals with Anne Hathaway, singer Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Nora Lum (aka Asian-American rapper Awkwafina), in addition to already-confirmed actresses Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett for […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

L’Oréal-owned hair brand Kérastase UK has tapped renowned illustrator Megan Hess for its latest social media campaign. Hess — who has previously worked for the likes of Chanel, Dior and Givenchy, and illustrated Candace Bushnell’s “Sex and the City” books — will help promote Kérastase’s Fusio-Dose, a series of five-minute in-salon professional hair treatments, via […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·