Nadine Samonte, husband welcome baby girl

Nadine Samonte, husband welcome baby girl

Television actress Nadine Samonte and her husband Richard Chua welcomed the birth of their baby girl, Heather Sloane, on Saturday, August 27. Minutes after his wife gave birth at the ManilaDoctorsHospital, Chua shared the news on his Instagram account with the caption: “World! Say hello to our baby Heather Sloane. Good job my love @nadinesamonte.” […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Italy’s chefs take to the stoves for quake victims

Italy’s chefs take to the stoves for quake victims

More than 700 Italian restaurants have added spaghetti all’amatriciana to their menus in solidarity with the victims of an earthquake that destroyed the birthplace of the famous pasta dish. Chefs around the world are being urged to follow suit after the Slow Food movement threw its weight behind the idea, with British celebrity chef Jamie […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Demi Moore signs on to ‘Rock That Body’

Demi Moore signs on to ‘Rock That Body’

Demi Moore will join the cast of “Rock That Body,” reports Deadline, in a comedy also starring Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Zoe Kravitz, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer. In the film, five friends meet up at a Miami beach house for a bachelorette weekend that quickly gets out of control. Filming began last week for the […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will reunite to perform at the latest MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Wednesday. Minaj, one of the most successful female rappers, will join Grande in the pop star’s single “Side to Side” at the gala Sunday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The pair, along with English […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
All-electric Opel set for Paris Motor Show premiere

All-electric Opel set for Paris Motor Show premiere

Opel promises a revolutionary new electric car with its Ampera-e, set to premiere globally at the Paris Motor Show, October 1-16, 2016. The Ampera-e will be the first fully electric vehicle unveiled under the Opel brand, and is essentially a European version of the Chevrolet Bolt, shown January 2016 at the Detroit Auto Show in […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Now’s the time to top up vitamin D levels before winter

Now’s the time to top up vitamin D levels before winter

Vitamin D is good for bone density and heart health. Plus, it has anti-cancer properties and boosts immune function. After summer holidays, modern lifestyles naturally keep us out of the sun — the body’s main source of the vitamin. Here are three ways to top up vitamin D levels in time for winter to help […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Jona collaborates with Kyla for ‘MMK’ album

Jona collaborates with Kyla for ‘MMK’ album

After singing the theme song of “We Will Survive,” Jona gets another major project as she collaborates with Kyla for the 25th commemorative album of “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” The special album also features OPM icons Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Lani Misalucha, Ogie Alcasid, Zsa Zsa Padilla, and Sharon Cuneta. At a press launch […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Duterte: Only corrupt presidential appointees will be fired

Duterte: Only corrupt presidential appointees will be fired

By Cielito M. Reganit MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified that only presidential appointees who are corrupt or who have pending cases before the Ombudsman will be fired from office. In an interview at the Palace Tuesday night, the President said that the reason he issued the order calling for the courtesy resignations […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Disaster resilience must be part of LGU dev’t plans — VP Robredo

Disaster resilience must be part of LGU dev’t plans — VP Robredo

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday urged local government units (LGU) to include disaster preparedness and efforts for resilience in crafting their development plans. Robredo, who also heads the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), said LGUs must go beyond the “reactive” disaster preparedness efforts, which includes merely securing stocks of […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Brown signs Huff CA Education Code Cleanup Bill

Brown signs Huff CA Education Code Cleanup Bill

SB 1211 closes Chapter on old funding mechanism and helps remove confusion SACRAMENTO: Legislation designed to amend the California Education Code by removing sections that were dropped during adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula is now law in California thanks to the Governor’s signature on SB 1211. Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) introduced the measure […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish to celebrate Silver Jubilee Sept 17

St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish to celebrate Silver Jubilee Sept 17

The month of September promises to be an exciting time for St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Parish Community, presenting two memorable nights of celebration, to commemorate their 25th Silver Jubilee as a parish. On September 17, they will present a musical play entitled Lorenzo Ruiz: the First Filipino Saint. This play will star Mat Ranillo III, a Filipino […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Music ·
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 […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·

‘The Economist’ gives PHL highest rate in migration governance study

By Sammy Martin MANILA  (PNA) –  Widely respected British news magazine, “The Economist,” recently recognized the Philippines for having a well-developed migration policy governance. The results are based on the findings of the publication’s research arm, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). “This recognition by ‘The Economist’ of the excellent migration governance framework of the Philippines […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

UN Rapporteurs broke protocol in criticizing domestic policies: DFA Chief Yasay

By Michaela del Callar MANILA  (PNA) – Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay on Monday accused the two United Nations human rights experts of breaking protocol when they criticized the Duterte administration’s domestic policies, particularly his war on illegal drugs. At the same time, Yasay assured the Philippines will remain a member of the UN, saying the […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

De Lima on linking her to pork barrel scam: ‘It’s unfair’

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Senator Leila De Lima on Tuesday said that being linked to the multi-million pork barrel scam case involving business woman and alleged mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles was “unfair,” stressing that she herself handled the cases of Napoles when she was Justice Secretary. “That’s a rehashed issue. Why do they […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cayetano urges media: Be fair in reporting extrajudicial killings

Cayetano urges media: Be fair in reporting extrajudicial killings

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Senator Alan Cayetano on Monday urged the media to be fair in reporting news related to extrajudicial killings, suggesting that the term may have been used ‘loosely’. During his privilege speech during the Senate probe into extrajudicial killings, Cayetano, a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, raised the […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Clinton holds lead over Trump, but trails him among white voters: poll

Clinton holds lead over Trump, but trails him among white voters: poll

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump by eight percentage points, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Online Tracking Poll issued Tuesday. The former secretary of state, who has been consistently polling ahead of Trump in national polls since the end of […]

27.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Kia to launch fourth-generation Rio in Paris

Kia to launch fourth-generation Rio in Paris

Kia will introduce its new, fourth-generation Rio at the 2016 Paris Motor Show on September 29. The new vehicle features a streamlined, smooth surfaced-design, with a longer front overhang and bonnet, plus an upright C-pillar to give the car a more balanced appearance than the previous version. It also offers world-class safety technology and the […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

Author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to speak out against “voluntourism” and the well-meaning, but misled, tourists who volunteer at orphanages abroad. In a series of long-running tweets posted on Sunday, August 21, Rowling wrote about the why the rise of voluntourism, particularly when it comes to working in orphanages in developing countries, does […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Online ·
US kids eat 3x times too much added sugar: health group

US kids eat 3x times too much added sugar: health group

US children eat three times as much added sugar as they should, a leading US health group said Monday, calling for stricter limits on sugar for kids. Babies and tots under two should eat no added sugar at all and older children should have the equivalent of a maximum 100 calories per day, according to […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·