Why the South China Sea could be the key to winning in swing states

Why the South China Sea could be the key to winning in swing states

Quick, what do Vietnamese and Filipino Americans have in common? If you said that both communities hail from Southeast Asia, you’d be right. But the commonalities don’t stop there. Both communities also have sizable numbers of naturalized citizens, many of who are casting wary eyes on China’s ongoing aggression in the South China Sea.  For Democratic […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
This summer’s hottest frozen cocktail: the frosé

This summer’s hottest frozen cocktail: the frosé

After Vogue and Bon Appetit magazines declared 2016 the summer of the frosé, backyard barbecues and neighborhood bars have been serving up tray-loads of blush-pink slushies to sun-soakers. If you haven’t heard of it already, here’s the lowdown on the hot cocktail trend: summertime’s favorite wine, rosé, is frozen, spiked with pureed strawberries or strawberry […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Jourdan Dunn cast in latest Kate Spade New York campaign

Jourdan Dunn cast in latest Kate Spade New York campaign

The luxury fashion and accessories brand has enlisted a number of talented personalities from different backgrounds to front its fall 2016 campaign. British model Jourdan Dunn features as the star of her own cabaret show, giving the collection a bohemian, romantic feel. For its fall 2016 campaign, Kate Spade New York has called on not […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
A tour of the world’s most enticing Brazilian restaurants for those who can’t make it to Rio

A tour of the world’s most enticing Brazilian restaurants for those who can’t make it to Rio

Not all Olympics fans will be lucky enough to go to Brazil. As an alternative, try its cuisine at one of the four popular restaurants we’ve picked out for you from around the world.  > Paris, France Maloka As Oka restaurant moves to the 5th district of Paris at the end of November, Rio de […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Aston Martin teams up with menswear retailer Hackett for luxury collection

Aston Martin teams up with menswear retailer Hackett for luxury collection

Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin and menswear retailer Hackett have announced a new, long-term global partnership, with the first manifestation of the tie-up to debut as an exclusive joint fashion collection next month. The collaborative Autumn/Winter 2016 capsule collection, dubbed “Aston Martin by Hackett” ties in with the reveal of Aston Martin’s highly anticipated DB11, […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Delayed release date for Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi film ‘Life’

Delayed release date for Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi film ‘Life’

Sony Pictures has pushed back the release date for Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi movie ”Life”, with the film now slated to debut on Memorial Day weekend, May 26, 2017. The film, which stars like Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rebecca Ferguson, was originally set for a March 24, 2017 release date, but wil now go head-to-head with the next instalment […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Palace says no definite date yet set for Marcos burial

Palace says no definite date yet set for Marcos burial

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella on Thursday clarified no definite date yet has been set for the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. ”There is no definite date as of now,” Abella said in a press briefing in Malacanang. According to reports, the Marcos family is […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Lovi still a Kapuso

Lovi still a Kapuso

Actress Lovi Poe has signed up another three-year exclusive contract with GMA Network, Inc. “I’m just happy na nandito ako ngayon. Nagpapasalamat ako dahil palagi nila akong binibigyan ng opportunity to work on what I’m really passionate about, which is acting,” said Lovi who’s been a Kapuso for 10 years now. Lovi will topbill the […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Disney World introduces first Latin-inspired princess Elena of Avalor to park visitors

Disney World introduces first Latin-inspired princess Elena of Avalor to park visitors

Look out Elsa and Anna, there’s a new Disney princess in town. And she’s fast becoming a crowd favorite. Princess Elena of Avalor made her debut at Walt Disney World Resort this week, where the royal family’s newest member will be introduced to visitors through live performances several times a day at Magic Kingdom Park. […]

12.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
Warner Bros. joins forces with Margot Robbie again for period drama ‘Queen of the Air’

Warner Bros. joins forces with Margot Robbie again for period drama ‘Queen of the Air’

Warner Bros. has teamed up with Margot Robbie, signing the Australian actress to star in the studio’s adaptation of Dean N. Jensen’s book ”Queen of the Air” (via The Hollywood Reporter). Robbie will take on the lead role of 20th-century trapeze artist Lillian Leitzel, in a story about her rise to fame whilst performing at the Ringling […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympic Silver Medalist Diaz: I’m not retiring, aims for 2020 Olympics

Olympic Silver Medalist Diaz: I’m not retiring, aims for 2020 Olympics

MANILA, Aug. 11 (PNA) — Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz on Thursday night expressed her gratitude and the prayers of her countrymen as she declared that she is not retiring as an athlete and she is aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “Nagpapasalamat ako sa mga kababayan ko. Ang pagkapanalo ko, ipinapakita lang natin […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Marcos’ remains transferred into coffin; mausoleum closed to public

Marcos’ remains transferred into coffin; mausoleum closed to public

MANILA, Aug 11 (Mabuhay) – After the transfer of the remains of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos into a coffin, the mausoleum in Batac, Ilocos Norte that used to house his body for years has been closed to the public. Citing the mausoleum’s caretaker, people coming to view the remains of the late president were told […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vhong Navarro is new ‘Mang Kepweng’

Vhong Navarro is new ‘Mang Kepweng’

MANILA, Aug 11 (Mabuhay) — Actor Vhong Navarro is the lead star of the upcoming movie “Mang Kepweng Returns.” The titular character, a funny quack doctor, was originally portrayed by the late comedian Chiquito in 1979. On Instagram, actress Valeen Montenegro posted a photo of her with Navarro and Jaclyn Jose after a cast meeting […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
CalCPA gives advice on battling tax identity theft

CalCPA gives advice on battling tax identity theft

Many people are aware of the dangers of identity theft but may not realize how quickly it is growing or the numerous areas in which it can occur. Did you know, for example, that identity theft reports to the Federal Trade Commission jumped by nearly 50 percent in 2015, to almost half a million claims? […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·

OC resident pleads guilty to owning fake law firms that victimized struggling homeowners

SANTA ANA, California – A Brea man pleaded guilty this morning to federal charges related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as a successful law firm to defraud struggling homeowners. Bryan D’Antonio, 50, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Mazda is not horsing around with its new Mazda6

Mazda is not horsing around with its new Mazda6

For 2017 Mazda has made a host of driver-focused improvements to its sporty sedan that strictly adhere to its “horse and rider as one” design and development philosophy. The Mazda6 is already one of the best vehicles in its class in terms of finding that balance between practicality and driver enjoyment. But rather than rest […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
P88-M worth of shabu, bomb components seized from Espinosa’s Leyte home

P88-M worth of shabu, bomb components seized from Espinosa’s Leyte home

MANILA, Aug 10 (Mabuhay) — Police seized at least 11 kilograms of shabu and ingredients for bomb-making in a raid at the ancestral home of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. early Wednesday. Joint teams from the local Albuera police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) raised Espinosa’s home in Sitio Tinago Dos, Barangay Benolho […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Benjamin Alves denies alleged romantic relationship with Lovi Poe

Benjamin Alves denies alleged romantic relationship with Lovi Poe

Benjamin Alves denied being in a romantic relationship with actress Lovi Poe. At the recent launch of Yes Magazine’s Most Beautiful Stars 2016 issue, he maintained they’re just good friends. “My very first project in showbiz when I came back was with Lovi in ‘Guni Guni.’ That was four years ago. Then I worked with […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
New study reveals regular exercisers benefit from the same heart changes seen in athletes

New study reveals regular exercisers benefit from the same heart changes seen in athletes

Individuals who work out for just a few hours a week could benefit from an enlarged heart, a phenomenon previously only recognised in athletes, according to a new UK study. The research also provides important information for doctors who could be mistaking an enlarged heart resulting from exercise, known as “athlete’s heart,” for a heart […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

TriStar, the Mark Gordon Company and Entertainment One have signed on to finance the next adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ “Chronicles of Narnia” book series. The feature, titled “The Silver Chair”, will take place after the events of “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”, when Prince Caspian has become King Caspian, with “Life of Pi”and ”Finding Neverland” writer David […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·