Leni Robredo finds Coconut Palace too expensive for OVP

Leni Robredo finds Coconut Palace too expensive for OVP

MANILA, May 30 (Mabuhay) – Incoming vice president Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo has no plans of holding office at the Coconut Palace because she found it too expensive. Robredo said she had started scouting for cheaper office space. The P500,000 rent for the Coconut Palace is apparently too steep for Robredo. “Actively maghahanap [ako] […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte to meet with appointees on Tuesday – incoming DOJ chief Aguirre

Duterte to meet with appointees on Tuesday – incoming DOJ chief Aguirre

MANILA, May 30 (Mabuhay) — The appointed Justice secretary of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said that more announcements on appointees will be made in the following days. Lawyer Vitaliano Aguirre II said Duterte has called his presumptive Cabinet secretaries for a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Davao City. “Siguro maraming i-announce bukas. I believe […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vogue releases new 60s-inspired coloring book

Vogue releases new 60s-inspired coloring book

British Vogue has announced that Vogue is to release its second fashion-inspired coloring book, “Vogue Goes Pop.” The news continues the trend for adult coloring books and follows the success of Vogue’s first coloring book released last year, which featured hand-drawn illustrations inspired by the fashion magazines of the Fifties. This time around the book takes on […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books ·
Why Dawn is worried about ‘Love Me Tomorrow’

Why Dawn is worried about ‘Love Me Tomorrow’

Dawn Zulueta admitted that she was worried about how moviegoers would react to her role in “Love Me Tomorrow” as Piolo Pascual’s love interest considering their age gap. However, she felt relieved when she started receiving positive feedback on social media when the teaser of the upcoming Star Cinema movie was finally released. “Baka mag […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Paris tourism hit by attacks, protests

Paris tourism hit by attacks, protests

Already suffering from the impact of last year’s jihadist attacks, tourism in Paris faces a fresh challenge from the recent wave of violent strikes and protests, tourism bosses warned on Monday. Hotel bookings by Japanese visitors were down 56 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2015, while […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales

Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales

If there is anyone left in any doubt that demand for crossovers, SUVs and luxury cars is at an all-time high, Jaguar Land Rover has the final piece of proof. According to its full-year results for fiscal 2015/16 published Monday, the company has sold over 500,000 new cars for the first time in its history. […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Motoring, Science & Technology ·
ASEAN defense ministers discuss terrorism, S. China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers discuss terrorism, S. China Sea

By Preeyapa T. Khunsong VIENTIANE  (PNA/Kyodo) – Defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ended two days of talks in Laos on Wednesday, having discussed pressing security challenges like terrorism and the tense situation in the South China Sea, where China has been aggressively pursuing its territorial claims. The defense ministers of […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Chinese envoy lauds Duterte’s willingness to improve future bilateral ties

Chinese envoy lauds Duterte’s willingness to improve future bilateral ties

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Wednesday approved of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte’s intention to improve the strained Sino-Philippine relations through possible bilateral talks over the South China Sea row. “We’re glad that the president-elect has already opened the option for direct bilateral negotiation talks […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Flavors Of The Philippines’ wows palates at 8th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge in DC

‘Flavors Of The Philippines’ wows palates at 8th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge in DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Chef Claude Tayag’s bringhe recipe and Enzo Lim’s special cocktail bagged the People’s Choice Award at the 8th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge organized by Events DC and Cultural Tourism DC on 25 May 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. “The Filipino people won it. We have conquered the world with our cuisine,” […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Local News ·
Louis Vuitton takes on Rio with its 2017 Cruise collection

Louis Vuitton takes on Rio with its 2017 Cruise collection

Nicolas Ghesquière tapped into the pre-Olympics fever that is sweeping Rio de Janeiro this weekend with his athletic take on resort wear for Louis Vuitton’s 2017 collection. The French designer chose the futuristic Niterói Contemporary Art Museum for the show, channeling the building’s billowing curves and oceanside location through a collection that was simultaneously sporty, […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Vin Abrenica is now a Kapamilya

Vin Abrenica is now a Kapamilya

Actor Vin Abrenica is now a certified Kapamilya. On Instagram, Abrenica posted a photo of him with Star Creatives head Malou Santos and his manager Noel Ferrer. Mico del Rosario of Star Creatives also took to Instagram to welcome Abrenica to ABS-CBN. Last October, Abrenica appeared in an episode of “Ipaglaban Mo” which marked his […]

30.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Centennial man continues to touch lives

Centennial man continues to touch lives

LOS ANGELES – On May 1, 2016, Felipe V. Manalo, former Mayor of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro, celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends at the Secret Garden Restaurant on West Olympic. He was born in 1916, a very significant year in the Philippines: the U.S. government promised to give the country greater autonomy, leading to […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Duterte-Robredo tandem to work out well — spokesman

Duterte-Robredo tandem to work out well — spokesman

MANILA, May 28 (Mabuhay)– Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte and and Vice President Leni Robredo will have a good working relationship once they assume power on June 30, Duterte spokesman said Saturday. “Definitely,” lawyer Salvador Panelo, Duterte’s designated presidential spokesman, said when asked about the matter on the sidelines of a weekly media forum in Quezon […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cayetano vows to help Duterte fulfill his promises

Cayetano vows to help Duterte fulfill his promises

MANILA, May 28 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano may have lost the vice presidential race, but he promises not to abandon his running mate, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte. Speaking to reporters, Cayetano vowed to assist the Davao City mayor in ensuring that their tandem’s promises to the Filipino people come to fruition. “Ang number […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Palace on Duterte admin’s plan to probe DAP-linked officials: Hindi na ito bago

MANILA, May 28 (Mabuhay) — A Malacañang official on Saturday downplayed the plan of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte’s next Department of Justice (DOJ) secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II’s to investigate officials of the outgoing administration over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). “Ito naman ay hindi natin maituturing na bagong usapin dahil matagal na rin napapagusapan yan […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Meet the fan who captured Jovit Baldivino’s heart

Meet the fan who captured Jovit Baldivino’s heart

A fan whose only wish was to score a selfie with her idol is now dating the man of her dreams. On Facebook, superfan Shara Chavez shared her and singer Jovit Baldivino’s love story. She said it all began when she first heard him sing on the first season of “Pilipinas Got Talent.” “Way back […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Talks eyed with Robredo on role in Duterte admin, Cayetano says

Talks eyed with Robredo on role in Duterte admin, Cayetano says

DAVAO CITY, May 28 (Mabuhay) — The Duterte administration will soon begin talks with incoming vice president Leni Robredo for a possible active role in the new administration, according to Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. Cayetano, who was the running mate of Duterte, is in Davao City to meet with the incoming president to finalize new […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

Givenchy ‘Live Irrésistible’ lands as an Eau de Toilette for summer 2016

With summer just around the corner, the French luxury brand has unveiled a new version of its “Live Irrésistible” fragrance, launched less than a year ago. For 2016, Givenchy captures the scent’s uplifting joie de vivre in an Eau de Toilette, for an even more refreshing, rich and audacious version of the original fragrance. It’s due to […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Jamie Bell as James Bond? New rumors on the next 007 surface

Jamie Bell as James Bond? New rumors on the next 007 surface

The rumor mill is turning again regarding who will be the next James Bond, with Jamie Bell’s name now added to the list of possible contenders for the role. Daniel Craig’s future as 007 is still uncertain, with the actor reporting that he is not keen to return to the role, although he is still under contract […]

28.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Adventure video game ‘Mirror’s Edge’ tapped for TV series

Adventure video game ‘Mirror’s Edge’ tapped for TV series

Action-adventure platform video game “Mirror’s Edge” will be adapted and reformatted into a female-centered action series for television, following its acquisition by Endemol Shine Studios. Developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, ”Mirror’s Edge” centers around main character and heroine Faith — a courier in a quasi-futuristic dystopian society and skilled warrior whose sister is framed for murder. While […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Online, Science & Technology ·