White House Initiative, UC Riverside Partner to Improve Asian American, Pacific Islander Data

White House Initiative, UC Riverside Partner to Improve Asian American, Pacific Islander Data

Nationwide challenge encourages novel approaches to understand the fastest-growing population group By Bettye Miller RIVERSIDE, Calif., AUGUST 10, 2016 – Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest-growing and most diverse racial groups in the country. Between 2000 and 2010, their populations grew by 46 percent and 40 percent, respectively, compared to 10 percent for the […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Burger King to release the ‘Whopperito’ nationwide across the US

Burger King to release the ‘Whopperito’ nationwide across the US

What happens when a Burger King Whopper collides with a burrito? You get the Whopperito, naturally. After trialing the hybrid burger-burrito in select markets across the US earlier this summer, Burger King is poised to unleash their latest fast-food gimmick nationwide from August 15,reports Bloomberg. As its name suggests, the Whopperito wraps signature Whopper ingredients […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Avoid a roadside mayday this summer

Avoid a roadside mayday this summer

(NewsUSA) – The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families. Avoid putting a damper on your travel plans by following these summer vehicle maintenance tips from your loyal friends at Firestone […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Former baseball star Mo Vaughn, aka “The Hit Dog”, has debuted a niche fashion line for men, with the collection designed specifically for “big and tall” men. The line, dubbed “MVP Collections”, will offer casual apparel for sizes 1XL to 4XL in three categories: ath-leisure, weekend wear and night out, with the selections to include […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Universal has announced that Doug Liman-directed drug thriller ”Mena” has been renamed “American Made” and given a new release date. The film stars Tom Cruise as real-life American pilot and hustler Barry Seal who ran drugs for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and was recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in US […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bon Appétit announces 2016′s Best New Restaurant shortlist

Bon Appétit announces 2016′s Best New Restaurant shortlist

Fifty nominees have made it through to the Bon Appétit shortlist for its Best New Restaurant award of 2016, with the North American food publication featuring everything from a food truck in Charleston through to a French-Mexican brunch hangout in LA. “We love restaurants that are driven by passionate people with distinct points of view,” […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

A surprised Bianca Manalo denied that she is already engaged to her boyfriend, Brazilian-Japanese model Fabio Ide. “Wala pa, wala pa. Oh my God, hindi ko alam,” the beauty queen-turned-actress quickly replied when asked about the engagement. Manalo, however, admitted that they are already talking about settling down. “Napag-uusapan,” she said. Prior to Ide, Manalo […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

The publishing house Bloomsbury Children’s Books will release several tie-in books on the release day of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” on November 18. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: the book and the movie Inspired by JK Rowling’s 2001 book of the same name, the movie (also known as […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Domestic goddess Martha Stewart has teamed up with rapper Snoop Dogg for a new unscripted cooking series, ordered by VH1. The show will see the unlikely duo join forces each week to host a dinner party with celebrity guests, in a bid to “exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity,” according to Stewart (via Variety). […]

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

Live Nation has partnered with HBO Global for a series of live “Game of Thrones” concerts in the US. The immersive “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience will feature live music and scenes from the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning show, with the series’ composer Ramin Djawadi at the helm of a full orchestra, choir and […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Shazam, the smartphone app that can identify full songs and tracks from short clips, is at the center of a new game show ordered by US network Fox. Just like the app itself, TV show “Beat Shazam” has contestants trying to identify the name and artist or group credited for an untitled track. The episode’s […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Multimedia, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Malacañang reminds Trump: You said PHL was a ‘special place’

Malacañang reminds Trump: You said PHL was a ‘special place’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday reminded US Republican party presidential candidate Donald Trump Sr. that he once said he loved the Philippines and how he described the country as a “special place.” “Considering his major real estate ‘brand’ investment in the Philippines’ financial capital called Trump Tower, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unfortunately mentioned […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

The Italian luxury brand is launching Rose Goldea, a new ode to femininity and sensuality which draws its inspiration from the love life of the most famous of Egyptian queens: Cleopatra. Rose Goldea is a rich oriental scent which includes Damas rose, the queen of flowers. Available in September. Bulgari has called upon the renowned […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Duterte: No letup until drug apparatus is destroyed

Duterte: No letup until drug apparatus is destroyed

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has reiterated his stand that the government will not stop until the apparatus of the drug syndicates has been destroyed and the market for illegal drugs is eliminated. “That is my sacred obligation to the people. I will be naming the mayors and one congressman maybe and the […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bongbong says father’s hero’s burial still in planning stage

Bongbong says father’s hero’s burial still in planning stage

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Saturday clarified that the burial of his father, late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Sr., at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is still in the planning stage. “Still in the planning stage…planning palang,” Marcos said in a text message. A Philippine Star report quoted Marcos as saying […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US authorities discover 15th case of non-travel related Zika in Florida

US authorities discover 15th case of non-travel related Zika in Florida

MOSCOW, Aug. 9 (PNA/Sputnik) – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) found a new case of non-travel related Zika virus infection in an individual in Palm Beach County, Florida, Governor Rick Scott said on Monday. “Today, DOH has announced they are investigating one new individual with non-travel related Zika in Palm Beach County,” Scott stated. […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
China’s elevated bus completes first road test

China’s elevated bus completes first road test

The transit elevated bus, TEB-1, is 22 meters long, the width of two traffic lanes, and is designed to travel over cars that are less than half its height. Though the congestion-beating concept vehicle defies convention, a first road test took place on August 2, 2016 in Qinhuangdao, north China, according to state press agency Xinhua […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

The second Pure & Crafted Festival, August 12-13 in Berlin, will be headlined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, with Mando Diao and Tricky’s Skilled Mechanics project also prominent. Presented by BMW Motorrad, the 2016 Pure & Crafted festival makes for a last chance to see both Noel Gallagher and Mando Diao before the end […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring, Music ·
Pacquiao pushes revival of death penalty

Pacquiao pushes revival of death penalty

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Aug. 8 (PNA) – Excited for his first privilege speech as neophyte senator, Manny Pacquiao made his presence felt in front of the heavyweights of the Philippine Senate to push his Senate Bill No. 185 which seeks the re-imposition of death penalty for heinous crimes and drug traffickers. ”My first […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Actress Aiko Melendez fires back at bashers criticizing her new romance with Persian boyfriend Shahin Alimirzapour. In a latest Instagram post, the 40-year-old actress gave her two cents on people who keep on questioning her relationship with Alimirzapour. Melendez said that instead of dwelling on all the negativity, she’d rather live a good life. “Some […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·