2016 overseas voting ends with weekend rush at PHL Consulate

2016 overseas voting ends with weekend rush at PHL Consulate

Los Angeles  –  Overseas Voting for the 2016 General Elections at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles with “personal voting” ending at 2:00 am on the early hours.  As authorized by the COMELEC, Office of Overseas Voting, taking into consideration that there is no mail delivery on Saturdays and Sundays.  Acceptance of mailed ballots […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) – Vice presidential candidate and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday acknowledged the victory of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the presidential race. “I respect the will of the Filipino people. They have spoken clearly and resoundingly that they want Mayor Duterte to be our next president,” Trillanes said in […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Probe report on PNP officials’ meeting with Roxas staff out this week

Probe report on PNP officials’ meeting with Roxas staff out this week

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to release this week its investigation report on the supposed meeting between police officials and a staff of presidential candidate Mar Roxas in April. PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez said on Tuesday that he has already read the report, but returned it […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Dolce & Gabbana has unveiled its new makeup collection, “Summer In Italy.” The Sicilian fashion and beauty house has brought to life the concept of the “carretto siciliano,” an icon of Italian folklore, as a recurring motif throughout the new range, which it made available globally this month. The collection tells the story of medieval […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone will produce Netflix’s first reality competition show for the online streaming network. To be called “Ultimate Beastmaster,” the show will have six national versions — American, Mexican, Brazilian, German, South Korean and Japanese. Each country will have nine episodes, with each episode being made available globally on Netflix. Each country will have 18 […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3′

New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3′

The release date for “Pitch Perfect 3″ has been moved up a month from August to July 2017. According to Variety, the third installment of the film about an all-girls a capella singing group will hit theaters July 21, 2017, instead of its original release date of Aug. 4. Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

US scientists have developed a new, transparent polymer material that temporarily tightens sagging skin and eliminates eye bags, according to research published on Monday. While the product is a long way from being on store shelves, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it could one day offer more than just cosmetic lifts, but […]

Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

A new US study has found that playing ‘serious’ video games can help encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables.   Researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture / Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital used a serious video game, “Squires Quest! II: […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, Online ·
No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

Celebrity couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida are not planning on getting married anytime soon. The love story of Esguerra and Nishida started inside the “Pinoy Big Brother” house, with the latter emerging as the grand winner of “PBB 737”. “Hindi siguro ngayon, balang araw pa siguro,” said Nishida. “Kasi mas gusto pa naming magkaroon […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Actor Cesar Montano who has been painting for 20 years now has unveiled 13 new works. These are on display at Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City, one of which was bought by Regal Films founder Lily Y. Monteverde who calls him “a gifted artist.” Prior, Montano held exhibits at the Glass Wing of Ayala […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Netizens share voting experiences online

Netizens share voting experiences online

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA  (PNA) – Voters took to social media their experiences during the first few hours of the May 2016 national polls, as Filipinos get to elect the country’s president, vice president, half of the senatorial lineup and local officials. PhilHealth board member Karen Villanueva expressed her dismay at the slow […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Namfrel expresses voters’ disenfranchisement over election glitches

Namfrel expresses voters’ disenfranchisement over election glitches

By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – The National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Monday expressed its concern over cases of disenfranchisement resulting from the vote counting machine (VCM) malfunctions that happened. In a statement, Namfrel said the nature of malfunctions that the VCMs manifested include sudden shutting down for no particular reason, […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week

Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week

By Ferdinand G. Patino MANILA  (PNA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC) is looking to proclaim the winning 12 senators one week after the conduct of the May 9 polls. In a press briefing on Monday, Comelec Chairman Juan Andres Bautista said that seven days […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C  – Vote now for AARP’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. Visitfacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to cast your vote during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month until May 31, 2016 at 11pm ET. Three heroes and their organizations […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Contests, Local News, Services ·
Megaworld donates 120 trash bins for Boracay

Megaworld donates 120 trash bins for Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, April 29 (PNA) – As part of its ‘Cause for a New Coast’ campaign, Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), a subsidiary of Megaworld Corporation donated 120 trash bins to the local government unit of Malay. Cause for a New Coast, an award winning environmental campaign launched during last year’s Laboracay aims to encourage […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Downey resident jailed for falsely certifying beef as free of E.coli

LOS ANGELES – A Downey man who falsely certified that contaminated beef was free of E. coli O157:H7 bacterium has been sentenced to a year of home detention and required to pay $307,695.90 in restitution. Jim Johnson, 67, had pleaded guilty to falsifying a Certificate of Analysis in United States District Court last November. Johnson worked as a […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Former IT admin charged of hacking former employer’s computers

SANTA ANA, California – A former Garden Grove resident has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of hacking into the computer system of Blue Stone Strategy Group – an Irvine-based company and the man’s former employer – and deleting files. Nikishna Polequaptewa, 34, who currently resides in Polacca, Arizona, was arrested this morning after surrendering to […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Trucking firm owner pleads guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste soap into San Gabriel River

Trucking firm owner pleads guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste soap into San Gabriel River

LOS ANGELES – A man who ran a trucking company in Sante Fe Springs has pled guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste water and soap into a tributary of the San Gabriel River in Santa Fe Springs, California. David Lee Flury, the 61 year old owner and operator of the Flury Industries, Inc., a waste-hauling […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Filipinos march against wage theft in Long Beach on May Day

Filipinos march against wage theft in Long Beach on May Day

LONG BEACH, CA – Filipinos were among hundreds of Long Beach community members who took to the streets and marched from MacArthur Park to City Hall on May 1, 2016 in support of workers’ and immigrants’ rights. The march was organized by the May Day Long Beach Coalition, consisting of 19 local organizations including the […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe Beauté is taking to the waves this summer with its “Come Sail Away” makeup collection, featuring poptastic colors with a 1960s and 70s vibe. The collection is due out from May. Although warmer weather is taking its time to arrive in Europe, beauty brands are diving head first into summer with makeup […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·