PH industrialization possible under Paris Accord — senator

PH industrialization possible under Paris Accord — senator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippines does not have to turn its back on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change to pursue development, Sen. Loren Legarda said Monday. Legarda was responding to President Duterte’s earlier statement that he would not honor the pact, a treaty for which the previous administration vigorously campaigned, as it might inhibit […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Duterte tells big businesses to stop contractualization

Duterte tells big businesses to stop contractualization

MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned large businesses to refrain from the practice of contractualization just to cut cost or they will face closure. PRRD said they will lose their permits to operate if caught abusing labor laws. He said the labor department will be sending people in the field to check […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces and her lesbian partner, Blessy Arias, are set to get married in Canada next month. They will also have a ceremony in the Philippines in December. The couple shared the story behind their relationship, which started in their teens. Roces and Arias revealed that they have long known each other. Roces was only […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

“There was no reason to be insecure in the first place,” actor Patrick Garcia told his wife, Nikka Martinez, who recently opened up about her fears over being compared to actress Jennylyn Mercado. Garcia posted on Instagram a photo of him and Martinez taken during their wedding day back in March 2015. “They say when […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
White Castle introduces Pretzel Chicken Rings

White Castle introduces Pretzel Chicken Rings

White Castle is introducing a new item to its fast food menu, taking off from its popular all white meat Chicken Rings. The Pretzel Chicken Rings, also made with all white meat chicken, comes with a crispy pretzel coating. Available for a limited time only, the new snack option will come in a portion of […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley’s period action thriller “Free Fire” has been selected as the closing night gala film for the 60th BFI London Film Festival, with the occasion also marking the movie’s European debut. Set in late 1970s Boston, the film boasts Martin Scorsese as its executive producer, with an all-star cast, including Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, in addition […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy Mendiola finally broke her silence after drawing flak for joking that she beat Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzabach for the title of “Sexiest Woman in the Country.” Mendiola said she just laughed off the criticism because she knows that her comment was just taken out of context. “Nung nabalitaan ko nga, natawa na lang […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Dial 8888, 911: Gov’t opens complaints, emergency hotlines

Dial 8888, 911: Gov’t opens complaints, emergency hotlines

MANILA, Aug 1 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang and the national police on Monday launched their respective hotlines for receiving public complaints and emergency calls. The President’s Hotline or 8888 is dedicated to complaints against fixers, scalawag officials and poor government services. Callers will be asked to identify the government employee and agency tagged in their complaint, […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

By Abner Galino Contrary to popular impression, President Barack Obama’s executive action in 2012 to shield from deportation undocumented persons who came to the US when they were children, otherwise known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, remains in effect despite a recent unfavorable decision by the US Supreme Court on the […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

When the Rio Olympics kick off next week, all things Brazilian will be placed under the worldwide spotlight. What better way to become acquainted with Brazilian culture than through its rich, culinary heritage, which includes deeply savory stews and theatrical dining experiences in churrascarias? Whether you’re lucky enough to be headed to the center of […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

The chances of seeing Tim Burton’s eccentric ghost return to the big screen keep getting slimmer as the years go by. According to Michael Keaton, who played the legendary Beetlejuice, the much-rumored follow-up could already be dead and buried. “It’s possible that ship has sailed,” came Michael Keaton’s metaphorical reply when asked about the long-awaited […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
A Lotus that laps up the punishment

A Lotus that laps up the punishment

To mark the 50th anniversary of its famous Hethel, Norfolk factory firing into life, Lotus has conceived the Elise Race 250, a car it describes as its best track-focused Elise since the model’s launch back in 1996. The Elise Race 250 is faster around Lotus’s test track than even the Elise Cup 220 R and […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle, Motoring ·
Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Sitting in a Mexican prison’s library, murder convict David Guzman tattooed a skull on a leather patch for a designer handbag to be sold in a luxury shop.   Guzman, 34, took drugs and stole at a young age, falling into a “nefarious” world that landed him in prison, but five years into his murder […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style ·
Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Teen actor Iñigo Pascual, the son of Kapamilya star Piolo Pascual, has admitted to dating Filipino-British Kelley Day, one of the members of the “It’s Showtime” girl group GirlTrends. “She’s beautiful, everyone can see that,” Iñigo, 18, said when asked if they are already a couple. “For now, we’re just good friends. We don’t want […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte tells communists: You have 2 choices

Duterte tells communists: You have 2 choices

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ‘Deal with the government in good faith or we fight for another generation.’ This was the stern warning of President Rodrigo Duterte to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) amid an ambush of government militiamen in Davao del Norte staged by the communist group. “So, I’d like to issue […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss has landed a new job as a brand ambassador and creative consultant for the fashion retailer Express. The supermodel has teamed up with the chain to front its new #ExpressLife campaign, featuring a series of sports figures, actors and entrepreneurs inspiring others to pursue their goals. Kloss will also collaborate on an exclusive […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

July 29 is National Lipstick Day, so it’s just as well that a colorful pout has never been more on trend.  Research released this week revealed that in the UK alone, lipstick sales are set to increase by an estimated whopping 12 percent during 2016, hitting the £306 million mark (about US$402 million). Thestudy, by […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Samsung and Nestlé to create an Internet of Healthy Things

Samsung and Nestlé to create an Internet of Healthy Things

The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences and Samsung are pooling their considerable resources in order to build a connected health and lifestyle platform that will interact with everything from smart TVs to wearables in order to help people make healthier choices. As more and more areas of our lives — from the homes we live […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
OFW advocacy group lauds Duterte’s vow to fight human trafficking, illegal recruitment

OFW advocacy group lauds Duterte’s vow to fight human trafficking, illegal recruitment

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA  (PNA) – A group advocating the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) lauded the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte against human trafficking and illegal recruitment activities in the country. “The OFW sector is also happy he will be true to his campaign to create a separate department for our OFWs […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·