Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The “Flavors of the Philippines” is getting ready to take the largest diplomatic community in the world by storm at the 8th annual Embassy Chef Challenge that will be held on 25 May 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. As Washington’s leading international culinary event, the Embassy […]

19.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Local News ·
WHO: Europe faces low to moderate Zika risk this summer

WHO: Europe faces low to moderate Zika risk this summer

The Zika virus could spread to Europe during late spring and summer, but the risk level is low to moderate according to a new risk assessment published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. The risk varies across the WHO European Region but is higher in countries where Aedes mosquitoes are present. […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Nike enhances tennis performance on clay courts with the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016

Nike enhances tennis performance on clay courts with the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016

The world’s most elite tennis players return to the court this May for the French Open (Roland Garros) 2016, and just in time for the event Nike have launched the NikeCourt Paris Collection 2016. Featuring tennis gear for both men and women in a range of blue hues, France’s signature color, the NikeCourt Paris Collection […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Having appeared in the first three of Michael Bay’s “Transformers” films, “All My Children” graduate Josh Duhamel is back — along with Mark Wahlberg — for fifth film “Transformers: The Last Night.” Duhamel appeared as army officer William Lennox in “Tansformers” (2007), “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” (2009) and “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” (2011) […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
CNN to examine the 90s in new documentary series

CNN to examine the 90s in new documentary series

CNN has revealed it is adding “The Nineties” to its decades-apart documentary series. Following its recent series “The Sixties,” “The Seventies” and “The Eighties,” the channel will explore the major events of the last decade of the 20th century through an eight-part series, Variety reports. Issues such as the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and the development […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Wanda Sykes joins the cast of ‘Mother/Daughter’

Wanda Sykes joins the cast of ‘Mother/Daughter’

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn are getting a new co-star for their upcoming movie “Mother/Daughter,” in the form of Wanda Sykes. The actress will play the part of a hotel worker who offers advice to the mother-daughter duo played by Hawn and Schumer,Deadline reports. Scripted by “Ghostbusters” writer Katie Dippold and directed by Jonathan Levine, the […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple invests $1 billion in China taxi app Didi

Apple invests $1 billion in China taxi app Didi

Apple has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride hailing app Didi Chuxing, the Beijing company said Friday as it vies with bitter US-based rival Uber for market share in China. The injection was the “single largest investment the company has ever received,” said Didi, which dominates the car-hailing sector in China and says it has […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Brad Pitt to start Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Brad Pitt to start Le Mans 24 Hour Race

American actor Brad Pitt will wave the starting flag for this year’s Le Mans 24 hour car race on June 18, organisers of the French endurance race confirmed on Friday. “Proud and very happy that the start of #LeMans24 2016 will be given by #BradPitt, eager for him to share the legend of this race,” […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Motoring ·
After win, Richard Gomez to take a break from showbiz

After win, Richard Gomez to take a break from showbiz

Actor Richard Gomez will be taking a break from show business now that he is the mayor-elect of Ormoc City. Last Tuesday, the 50-year-old Gomez was proclaimed the mayor of OrmocCity in Leyte after he defeated Liberal Party candidate Ondo Codilla. “Pahinga lang muna ako sandali sa showbiz. Tutal I’m sure every once in a […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Sharon confirms losing 36 lbs

Sharon confirms losing 36 lbs

Sharon Cuneta proudly announced that she has lost weight as she prepares for her upcoming showbiz projects, which include a major movie comeback. Earlier this week, the veteran singer-actress confirmed that she will be a judge on the latest season of “The Voice Kids” replacing Sarah Geronimo. “So far 36 lbs. nabilang ko since December,” […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Why Duterte offered Cabinet posts to Reds

Why Duterte offered Cabinet posts to Reds

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A trust building measure. This is how a political analyst describes presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to appoint communist leaders to his Cabinet. Ramon Casiple, Institute for Political and Electoral Reform executive director, said Duterte’s offer could jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army, which has […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL Consulate takes part in 12th Santacruzan at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels

PHL Consulate takes part in 12th Santacruzan at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels

Los Angeles  - The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles joined the 11th Archdiocesan Filipino Marian Celebration of “Santacruzan” held on 14 May 2016 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. The Most Reverend Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
SCE launches Charge Ready Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

SCE launches Charge Ready Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

Hundreds of stations to be added for area employees, customers, residents and students ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 16, 2016 — Southern California Edison’s Charge Ready program will bring representatives of local businesses and other organizations together on Wednesday in Irwindale to learn how they can take part in the pilot program that will add as many as 1,500 […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Motoring, Science & Technology, Services ·
Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

It has been a while since legendary boxer Roberto Duran had a crowd on their feet chanting his name, but they did in Cannes on Monday after a screening of a film on his life starring Robert De Niro. Both De Niro and Duran had tears in their eyes as they embraced to a standing […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Streisand teams up with film stars for Broadway album

Streisand teams up with film stars for Broadway album

Barbra Streisand, one of the most enduring US entertainers, on Monday announced a new album featuring duets of Broadway musical numbers with Hollywood stars. Streisand revealed the album, entitled “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,” as she scheduled a tour of North American arenas throughout August in which she will perform some of the songs. The […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Your natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language

Your natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language

If you struggled with languages at school then a new US study may provide you with an excuse, finding that some adults learn a second language better than others thanks to the rhythms of activity in their brains. The small-scale study, by researchers at the University of Washington, is the first to use resting-state brain […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Researchers recommend physical activity as ‘magic bullet’ in fight against obesity and cardiovascular disease

Researchers recommend physical activity as ‘magic bullet’ in fight against obesity and cardiovascular disease

A team of US researchers have declared that physical activity is the most effective way of tackling the global epidemic and cardiovascular disease, comparing its effects to a “magic bullet.” The team of professors from Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University made their conclusions after evaluating evidence on physical activity and […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Marcos camp wants public audit of automated poll system

Marcos camp wants public audit of automated poll system

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, is urging the Commission on Elections to open its automated election system and platform for audit to dispel doubts about the accuracy of the automated election results. In a press conference, transparency advocate Glenn Chong said there was a breach of protocol when a […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte plans to make Lapu-Lapu a proper hero

Duterte plans to make Lapu-Lapu a proper hero

DAVAO CITY  (Mabuhay) – One of the “injustices” that presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte wants to correct during his administration is how Filipinos see Lapu-Lapu. On early Monday morning, Duterte told reporters that he will make Lapu-Lapu a proper hero for being the first to fight the Spanish forces who landed on the island of Cebu […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Tax court dismisses cases vs. late ex-Chief Justice Renato Corona

Tax court dismisses cases vs. late ex-Chief Justice Renato Corona

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) on Monday formally dismissed multiple counts of tax evasion cases against former Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Renato Corona, following his demise last month. In a brief hearing Monday morning, the CTA Second Division granted the motion to dismiss filed on the same day by Corona’s […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·