Senators unanimous on need for Charter change, Drilon declares

Senators unanimous on need for Charter change, Drilon declares

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – All senators in the 17th Congress are in favor constitutional amendments, outgoing Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday. “That we have to review and amend the Constituion is a matter that I think has unanimity in the Senate,” Drilon said at a news forum in Manila. “I think we can see […]

09.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fil-Ams celebrate Independence Day, have message for Duterte

Fil-Ams celebrate Independence Day, have message for Duterte

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Hundreds of Filipino-Americans paraded through Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles on June 4 to celebrate the 118th Philippine Independence Day. Cheering crowds watched a marching band, local beauty queens on floats, community leaders in a convoy of cars, Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders in formation and dozens of participants who marched while […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Chamber of Mines support Duterte’s call ‘to stop irresponsible mining’ in PHL

Chamber of Mines support Duterte’s call ‘to stop irresponsible mining’ in PHL

By Lilybeth G. Ison MANILA  (PNA) – The Chamber of Mines in the Philippines (COMP) expressed full support on Monday to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s call to stop illegal and irresponsible mining in the country which poses threat to the community and the environment. “This has always been COMP’s position as we continue to find ways […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Supergirl’ series to recruit new Superman

‘Supergirl’ series to recruit new Superman

TV series “Supergirl” is moving into a second series and Superman will appear in the first two episodes, the show’s executive producer has said. A new actor will play Superman, who is portrayed by Henry Cavill in DC’s ongoing film franchise, with show exec Andrew Kriesberg saying that he and his team “cannot wait to […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sports psychologist Sophie Huguet: “the emotions involved in football aren’t the same for goalkeepers and strikers”

Sports psychologist Sophie Huguet: “the emotions involved in football aren’t the same for goalkeepers and strikers”

As well as physical ability, mindset can make all the difference for sportspeople out in the field. Managing pressure, exceeding limits and staying focused on targets are all skills that are very much in the mind. A growing number of professional sports clubs, such as Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona, now have sports psychologists on […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Isabelle finds it hard to play ‘bad’

Isabelle finds it hard to play ‘bad’

ISABELLE De Leon won several best child actress awards for her role as the paraplegic sister of Jiro Manio in the internationally-acclaimed movie, “Magnifico”, in 2003. She stayed with GMA7 for many years as a child star as one of Vic Sotto’s daughters in “Daddy Di Do Du.” As a teen star, she did a […]

08.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Euro 2016 host cities: things to see and do in Bordeaux

Euro 2016 host cities: things to see and do in Bordeaux

After being picked to host the 2016 UEFA European Championship, which runs June 10 to July 10, France will be welcoming soccer fans to matches in 10 of its cities. In Bordeaux, players and supporters will be heading to games at the Matmut Atlantique stadium. Here’s a look at a few things awaiting fans of […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Food & Dining, Sports & Recreation ·
Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton lands contract with Next Models

Kate Upton’s modeling career is going from strength to strength, with the US beauty signing up to Next Models agency. The 23-year-old model-slash-actress will continue to be represented by WME and LBI Entertainment for her onscreen projects, WWDreports. Upton carved out a name for herself as a swimsuit model when she was featured by Sports Illustrated […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

by: Rey Andres The field is ripe for harvest but unfortunately there are not too many people to do the harvesting because the act of doing so requires a lot of sacrifice, commitment and dedication. It has always been that since centuries ago when Jesus walked the face of the earth when he told His […]

‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

The show about the surreal world about reality TV “Unreal” has been renewed for a third season. Cable network Lifetime made the announcement ahead of its Season 2 premiere June 6. The series stars Shiri Appleby as the TV producer of a reality dating show “Everlasting” who is tasked with manipulating the contestants to create […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dietary fiber could help to stave off disease and disability in old age

Dietary fiber could help to stave off disease and disability in old age

New Australian research has found that a diet rich in fibre could not only improve our everyday health now, but could also improve our future health by helping us avoid disease and disability in old age. Scientists from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research looked at data from a cohort group of more than 1,600 […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Aloe Vera: the star beauty ingredient of 2016

Aloe Vera: the star beauty ingredient of 2016

Aloe Vera is becoming increasingly popular in the beauty industry, with overall global consumption on the rise, according to new statistics. A report by Future Market Insights (FMI) has revealed that the plant is becoming an essential ingredient in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, with global volume in 2016 set to surpass 60,720.4 tonnes, representing revenues […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army, Duterte’s aide join Cabinet

TV anchor, one more leftist, 2 ex-army, Duterte’s aide join Cabinet

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY (PNA) – A television news anchor, a leader of the progressive left and two ex-military generals are the familiar faces joining the would-be Cabinet of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte introduced on Thursday night’s press conference ABC 5 television anchor Martin Andanar as the Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PAL optimistic on attaining 5-star status in airline industry

PAL optimistic on attaining 5-star status in airline industry

DAVAO CITY  (PNA) – The country’s flag carrier, the Philippine Airlines is confident it will achieve the 5-star status as an airline company as it undertakes significant and extensive measures to become more competitive in the industry. Speaking before the members of the Rotary Club East of Davao City at the Marco Polo Hotel on […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jericho soap airs in Peru

Jericho soap airs in Peru

Jericho Rosales is going places – particularly South America. Currently making waves in Peru is his starrer retitled “Puentes De Amor,” which originally aired in the Philippines as “Bridges Of Love.” The soap, also starring Paulo Avelino and Maja Salvador, has been acquired for syndication in South America early this year by 7A Media, a […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Water sports tourism activities roll in Ilocos Norte dam

Water sports tourism activities roll in Ilocos Norte dam

LAOAG CITY  (PNA) – Water sports activities are keeping its peak in Ilocos Norte as the summer season nearly comes to an end. At the Bislak river in Vintar, the largest municipality in the province, various water activities are being offered to visitors to quench their thirst for a unique summer getaway. Located about eight […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
No ‘experimentation’ on airport security procedures, OTS clarifies

No ‘experimentation’ on airport security procedures, OTS clarifies

MANILA  (PNA) – Airport authorities on Wednesday clarified that there is no experimentation being done on airport security procedures at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The Office for Transport Security (OTS) made the statement following media reports that there is a new rule is being tested by airport screeners in efforts to intercept bullet-planting […]

04.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

CEO gets nearly eight years for mortgage scam

LOS ANGELES – The chief executive officer and owner of a Westwood-based mortgage brokerage company that falsely promised to help distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure – but instead stole the equity in the homes and served as the homeowners’ impostor landlord – was sentenced this afternoon to 94 months in federal prison. David Singui, 52, of Inglewood, […]

04.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Majority in US feel disconnected with major parties: poll

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – A majority of US voters felt disconnected with major political parties and were pessimistic about the presidential election, said a new poll on Monday. Just 8 percent of all Americans considered the Republican Party to be very or extremely responsive to what ordinary voters think, with 62 percent saying the GOP is […]

04.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Senate passes bill to help widows, children keep their home

 Sacramento – Senate Bill 1150, a bill to protect widows, widowers and other heirs from unnecessary foreclosures, passed a key hurdle today when it was voted out of the Senate on a vote that was not without drama. Amidst intense industry lobbying pressure and after appearing to go down to defeat for failing to secure […]

04.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·