Malaysia pledges investments in PHL

Malaysia pledges investments in PHL

MANILA, Oct 15, 2012 (AFP) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged Monday to support economic development in the conflict-wracked and impoverished southern Philippines after helping to broker a peace plan with Muslim rebels. Philippine President Benigno Aquino met Najib for one-on-one talks ahead of the planned signing of the peace roadmap with the Moro […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Much-talked-about dieting bot set to hit US market

Much-talked-about dieting bot set to hit US market

(Relaxnews) – Sure, you can use your mobile phone to track your health and fitness goals, but communicating with a robot may make for a better emotional bonding experience to keep you engaged and held accountable — at least that’s the theory behind Autom, the robot designed for dieters. The brainchild of Cory Kidd, a […]

21.10.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
BAYANIHAN

BAYANIHAN

Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Ambassador John Maisto, President of the US-Philippines Society, announce the upcoming performances of the Bayanihan before members of the press and leaders of Filipino-American associations during a briefing held at the Philippine Embassy on 15 October 2012. The Bayanihan National Folk Dance Company will be performing at the Lincoln […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Memorial

Members of the Filipino-American Veterans of Hampton Roads carry the United States and Virginia State colors during dedication ceremonies for the new Visitor’s Center of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, on 13 October 2012. The MacArthur Memorial is a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
How much is too much? Small study examines pre-bed gaming and sleep

How much is too much? Small study examines pre-bed gaming and sleep

(Relaxnews) – A small new study has found that video game-playing teens were able to get a good night’s rest as long as they played no more than 60 minutes immediately before bedtime. A team from Flinders University in Australia found that prolonged video game playing — around 150 minutes — right before bedtime caused […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘I Dare You’ returns with Robi Domingo

‘I Dare You’ returns with Robi Domingo

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — Actor-host Robi Domingo is now part of the second season of the ABS-CBN reality TV series “I Dare You.” “Ngayon I’m handling a show which is entitled ‘I Dare You Season 2.’ Babalik na siya,” Domingo said. When “I Dare You” debuted last year, the reality show was hosted by […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
John Lloyd reveals affair with older woman

John Lloyd reveals affair with older woman

Actor John Lloyd revealed that he once had a relationship with an older woman who was already committed to someone else. Cruz said the affair happened when he was in his early 20s. He also refused to identify the woman. “Parang pumayag ako na, sige… kahit No. 2, okey na ako, magse-settle ako. I was […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
US embassy launches campaign vs visa scams

US embassy launches campaign vs visa scams

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — The US Embassy in Manila has kicked off a new campaign to prevent visa applicants from being victimized by scammers. The campaign’s theme, “Walang Sikreto” (No Secret), is a public service project that encourages all visa applicants to be honest in their visa applications. It also aims to debunk popular […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jessy Mendiola has no time for love

Jessy Mendiola has no time for love

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — Actress Jessy Mendiola said she has no time for love as she is currently busy with work. Mendiola said her priority at the moment is her career. “Naku parang mamatay na ako kapag pinagsabay ko pa ang love,” she said. “Trabaho talaga (ang priority). Sobrang dami kong pasasalamt sa management […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Adidas dubs Justin Bieber its official ‘style icon’

Adidas dubs Justin Bieber its official ‘style icon’

(Relaxnews) – After signing on stars such as Katy Perry and David Beckham, Adidas announced on Wednesday that the company has appointed pop star Justin Bieber as its “style icon,” at least for the duration of a two-year partnership through 2014. Bieber is in charge of inspiring his legions of fans with the brand’s teen look by […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Tom Cruise takes lead in another sci-fi film

Tom Cruise takes lead in another sci-fi film

(Relaxnews) – Following up on Oblivion and All You Need is Kill, Tom Cruise has accepted a role in a sci-fi movie titled Our Name Is Adam, reveals Variety. Cruise is now officially tied to the project written by T.S. Nowlin. Our Name Is Adam, the plot of which is being kept secret, will also benefit from the involvement of Mary […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Do beautiful women have more socially desirable personalities?

Do beautiful women have more socially desirable personalities?

(Relaxnews) – Beautiful women are often thought to be more social, successful, and well-adjusted than their less attractive counterparts. But a new study announced Monday finds that attractive women are more likely to have some not-so-pretty values, such as favoring social conformity and self-promotion over tolerance. Researchers from the Open University of Israel and the […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ronaldo Valdez almost rejected ‘The Mistress’

Ronaldo Valdez almost rejected ‘The Mistress’

MANILA, Oct 16 (mabuhay) — Veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez almost did not accept the role of Bea Alonzo’s benefactor in the blockbuster hit “The Mistress.” Valdez said that with his busy schedule, he almost passed up on the chance to play Rico, the older married man who has a mistress played by Alonzo. “Nagdalawang isip […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
CRISIS MANAGEMENT

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. receives from Director James Combs of the Antiterrorism Assistance Program of the Department of State his certificate of participation in the Senior Crisis Management Seminar sponsored by the Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance of the United States Department of State at the conclusion of their week-long training in Virginia on 12 […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles Unified School District  Join Forces to Prevent Youth Suicide & Fight Bullying

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles Unified School District Join Forces to Prevent Youth Suicide & Fight Bullying

LOS ANGELES, October 17, 2012–The world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization and the nation’s second-largest school district have joined forces to prevent youth suicides, combat bullying, and make life better for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. At a press conference today, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the Los […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Piolo on KC: ‘If she’s happy, I’m happy’

Piolo on KC: ‘If she’s happy, I’m happy’

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) –Actor Piolo Pascual said that he is happy for his ex-girlfriend actress-host KC Concepcion, who seems to have moved on from their controversial breakup last year. Concepcion admitted that she is currently dating French filmmaker, Pierre Emmanuel Plassart. “I always wish her well. Wala namang problema sa akin. We pray for […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
MILF chief in historic peace trip

MILF chief in historic peace trip

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, Oct 14, 2012 (AFP) – The leaders of the Philippines’ biggest Muslim rebel group arrived in Manila on Sunday for a historic visit aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest and deadliest insurgencies. Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief Murad Ebrahim and other senior rebel figures emerged from their remote bases […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
MILF: Rebels struggling for Muslim homeland

MILF: Rebels struggling for Muslim homeland

MANILA, Oct 15, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines’ biggest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), has struggled for more than 40 years for their own homeland in the far south of the country. The MILF signed a peace pact with the government on Monday that would see the group’s 12,000 soldiers lay […]

16.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Health and fitness agenda: Global Handwashing Day

Health and fitness agenda: Global Handwashing Day

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, Global Handwashing Day — a large-scale public health initiative designed to get kids to properly scrub their hands — happens on October 15. Meanwhile, Palm Springs, California, readies for the annual Inner IDEA, where topics of yoga and natural health are on the table. Global Handwashing Day 2011 October 15 Worldwide […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Malaysian PM to hold talks with Aquino before MILF deal signing

Malaysian PM to hold talks with Aquino before MILF deal signing

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) — Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak will arrive in Manila Sunday and will meet with President Benigno Aquino III Monday morning before the signing of a framework peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Deputy presidential spokesperson […]

15.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·