UberEATS launches in Singapore

UberEATS launches in Singapore

UberEATS launches Wednesday in Singapore, the app’s first Asian market, reports TechCrunch. Singaporeans can now download Uber’s standalone food delivery app and order from around 100 of the city’s restaurants. Although deliveries are at the moment limited to Singapore’s Central Area, the city’s main business and commerce center, Uber has promised that it will be expanding its […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Noémie Schmidt named as the face of upcoming Rochas fragrance

Interparfums, which owns the Rochas brand, has named young Swiss actress Noémie Schmidt, as the face of the fashion, beauty and perfume house’s latest women’s fragrance. Although Interparfums is yet to unveil the name and composition of its upcoming fragrance, it has already revealed the face of its new scent. Noémie Schmidt will front the […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Lifestyle ·
What Duterte plans to give Leni

What Duterte plans to give Leni

MANILA, May 26 (Mabuhay) –  Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte has a gift in mind for Rep. Leni Robredo, who is leading both unofficial and official partial tallies in the vice-presidential elections. Asked by a journalist what he plans to give Robredo, Duterte answered: “Ano bang magandang singsing?” A journalist replied,”Diamond!” “Siya ang nagsabi, hindi ako,” […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Duterte will not allow construction of more factories in Metro Manila

MANILA, May 26 (Mabuhay) – Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he will not allow the construction of more factories in Metro Manila. “Manila is already saturated. I will not allow factories anymore in Manila,” he said in a press conference. “Not only because it is a dead city but because I have to […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure?

Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure?

Recent press reports now indicate that banks are ready to begin a new push on delinquent mortgages through foreclosures and trust deed sales. Although the recession seems to have bottomed out, and house prices are no longer falling, many home owners are still behind on their payments, or sitting in homes that remain upside down […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
‘Books Across America’ gets books in hands of young children with help from ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ UPS, Scholastic, and The National WIC Association

‘Books Across America’ gets books in hands of young children with help from ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ UPS, Scholastic, and The National WIC Association

Sacramento, Calif.— On Wednesday, May 25, “Books Across America” launches with “The Dr. Oz Show,” UPS, Scholastic, and the National WIC Association (NWA), a nationwide book drive and week-long campaign, May 25 to May 31. The drive aims to get books into the hands of children across the country ages 0 to 5. The campaign […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Local News ·

De Lima: Panelo too controversial, flamboyant to be presidential spokesperson

MANILA, May 25 (Mabuhay) – Senator-elect Leila de Lima on Wednesday called Salvador Panelo too controversial to become the presidential spokesman of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte. “No offense to Attorney Panelo, kilala ko naman yang si Attorney Panelo kung hindi ako nagkakamali fellow Bicolano yan si Attorney Panelo, but he is too controversial and flamboyant […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Drug discovery brings hope of new breast cancer treatments

Drug discovery brings hope of new breast cancer treatments

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising clinical trials. The potentially life-changing compound for women suffering from breast cancer is called eCF506. The […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Obama drop-in for pork soup stuns Vietnam street shop owner

Obama drop-in for pork soup stuns Vietnam street shop owner

She has ladled out countless bowls of her pork noodle soup, but the owner of a Hanoi streetside restaurant says she was stunned when Barack Obama strolled in, pulled up a plastic stool and slurped down Vietnam’s famed “bun cha” delicacy. The US president slipped away from his hectic Vietnam visit on Monday night to […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Google to open Detroit-area autonomous car center

Google to open Detroit-area autonomous car center

Google announced plans Wednesday to open a Detroit-area technology center for its self-driving car program. The new center in Novi, Michigan, will house engineers and others testing vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a statement by Google parent Alphabet said. “For the past few years, members of our team have been working from the Greater […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Emma Watson’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ breaks teaser trailer record

Emma Watson’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ breaks teaser trailer record

Disney’s minute and a half clip for “Beauty and the Beast” has proven itself a masterclass in no-spoiler scene setting, and has been rewarded for its efforts with over 90 million views within its first 24 hours of availability. A reimagining of both a classic fairytale and a previous Disney movie — the third in […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
L’Oréal Paris gets festival ready with summer 2016 makeup line

L’Oréal Paris gets festival ready with summer 2016 makeup line

The beauty brand has jumped on the trend for summer festival chic with a new makeup line inspired by festival looks, from Coachella and Glastonbury to Sonar and Splendour in the Grass. The collection is due to land in stores in time for summer 2016. Summer festivals bring to mind laidback boho looks, as festivalgoers channel […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Comelec defers action on Marcos request for system audit

Comelec defers action on Marcos request for system audit

MANILA, May 25 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc decided to defer action on the request of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. that his team’s IT “experts and programmers” be allowed to audit the servers used in the May 9 elections. Poll chief Andres Bautista told reporters on Wednesday that the decision […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aguirre defends Duterte’s Cabinet picks

Aguirre defends Duterte’s Cabinet picks

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The incoming justice secretary has defended presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte’s choices for his Cabinet officials, telling critics it may be too early to judge his picks. Vitaliano Aguirre, the anointed justice chief, has hit back at critics who said that the composition of Duterte cabinet was unlike Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s, […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How busy couple Billy, Coleen find time for each other

How busy couple Billy, Coleen find time for each other

Billy Crawford is very proud of his girlfriend, actress Coleen Garcia, who is one of the lead stars in the upcoming Star Cinema movie “Love Me Tomorrow.” “[She’s a] wonderful actress. She’s going to choose I think roles that will be a bit challenging, not really stagnant into the whole sexy young female artist. I […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Call for applications for the 5th Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program

Call for applications for the 5th Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The search is on for the ten (10) outstanding next-generation Filipino-Americans who will participate in the 5th annual Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO), which will be conducted in the Philippines from 24 November to 02 December 2016. Launched in 2012 as a youth-oriented project of Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. […]

25.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Group finds ‘high concentrations’ of cancer-causing chemical in school supplies

Group finds ‘high concentrations’ of cancer-causing chemical in school supplies

MANILA, May 24 (Mabuhay) – An environment watchdog on Tuesday unveiled a list of school supplies that tested positive for toxic phthalates, a cancer-causing chemical. The EcoWaste Coalition collected samples from retail outlets in Divisoria, Quiapo and Cubao, which the group submitted to testing firm SGS Philippines. The retrieved samples were made from polyvinyl chloride […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain’s prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Jolie was named as one of four new “visiting professors in practice” who will contribute to a new master’s programme on “women, peace and security”. “I am very encouraged […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Netflix and Disney: here’s what’s included in the deal

Netflix and Disney: here’s what’s included in the deal

From September 2016 onwards, Netflix will become the first-stop US pay TV home of Disney studio output — including Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar. Should the deal last four years or more, here’s what US users can expect to see arrive on the streaming service. The reminder was slipped into a May 23 blogpost about Netflix’s summer plans, […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Lane Crawford links with Luxe City Guides for tailored luxury travel project

Lane Crawford links with Luxe City Guides for tailored luxury travel project

Hong Kong fashion brand Lane Crawford has joined forces with Luxe City Guides in a bid to boost its travel retail appeal. The collaboration will see the duo create itineraries for five luxury trips – each built around a theme tying into the destination: “Fashion in New York,” “Culture in Paris,” “Wellness in Los Angeles,” […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·