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 ·
BF surprises Karel Marquez with marriage proposal

BF surprises Karel Marquez with marriage proposal

Actress Karel Marquez is now engaged. The 29-year-old Marquez is set to marry her boyfriend of more than three years, businessman Sean Fariñas, she announced on Instagram. In the caption, Marquez admitted that she had no idea that her boyfriend would propose to her during their beach vacation in Negros Occidental. “At the moment, I […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
City of LA announces  entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

City of LA announces entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

New outdoor event featuring prominent Asian Pacific American entertainers and performers LOS ANGELES – Councilmember David Ryu and the City of Los Angeles will be rounding off the end of Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (LAAPAHM) with “Pacific Bridge,” a high energy family-friendly concert that invites some of the most renowned Asian Pacific […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·

Two L.A. sheriff’s deputies found guilty of violating civil rights of beaten inmate

LOS ANGELES – Two former deputies with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department were found guilty today of violating the civil rights of a mentally ill jail inmate by beating, kicking and pepper spraying the victim after he showed disrespect to a jail employee. Bryan Brunsting, 31, and Jason Branum (also known as Jason Johnson), 35, were […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
High fruit intake during teen years associated with lower breast cancer says new study

High fruit intake during teen years associated with lower breast cancer says new study

A large-scale study published in The BMJ this week that followed tens of thousands of women over two decades has found that high consumption of fruit during adolescence could help lower the risk of breast cancer in later life. Although many previous studies have hypothesized that fruit and vegetables could help protect against cancer, results have been […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
EU looks forward to working with Duterte administration

EU looks forward to working with Duterte administration

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The European Union on Thursday said it looks forward to working with the administration of Rodrigo Duterte and hopes that the “dynamic” relations between the Philippines and the EU would continue under a 2012 bilateral agreement that promotes human rights and anti-corruption efforts. “We are now awaiting the official announcement. Rodrigo Duterte […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
After online groceries, Amazon launches into meal kit delivery

After online groceries, Amazon launches into meal kit delivery

The American e-commerce giant has clearly got a taste for the food industry. After launching its own online grocery business, Amazon is now expanding into meal kit delivery in the USA. The web giant’s AmazonFresh grocery delivery subsidiary has joined forces with meat-monger Tyson Foods to develop a service delivering meal kits directly to the […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

Julia Roberts hailed for ‘unthinkable’ barefoot walk in Cannes

She may be one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but deep down Julia Roberts is like every woman: dying to kick off her high heels. The 48-year-old actress is known for going barefoot at awards ceremonies and even at her wedding to country singer Lyle Lovett. But America’s sweetheart went one naked step further by risking […]

Dakota Johnson to star opposite Andrew Garfield in crime thriller

Dakota Johnson to star opposite Andrew Garfield in crime thriller

The “50 Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson has signed on to star alongside Andrew Garfield in a “Under the Silver Lake.” Johnson, who is currently filming “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed” will star in the modern noir crime thriller set in Los Angeles, reports Deadline. The script is written and will be […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
How your environment can rejuvenate you mentally depends on your personality says new research

How your environment can rejuvenate you mentally depends on your personality says new research

A new US study looking at which environment is most restorative mentally has found perhaps surprisingly that a calming walk in nature is not always the best choice for all. Researchers at Providence College in Rhode Island found that the type of environment that is most restorative and rejuvenating mentally depends on your personality type, […]

15.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Duterte takes page from Justin Trudeau, eyes balanced Cabinet

Duterte takes page from Justin Trudeau, eyes balanced Cabinet

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed heads for six clusters to effect a smooth transition of power to the incoming administration. Duterte’s campaign manager, Leoncio Jun Evasco, will head the cluster on social development while his executive assistant, Christopher “Bong” Go, will focus on peace and security. Former agriculture […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

The Los Angeles Superior Court has launched a new service that allows parties needing language assistance in small claims cases to request an interpreter free of charge in advance of their court hearing. The Interpreter Request Portal can be found on the Court’s website at www.lacourt.org or through the following link: http://www.lacourt.org/irud/ui/index.aspx?ct=SC Any party in a small claims […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
DOH strictly monitoring Zika virus infections

DOH strictly monitoring Zika virus infections

MANILA, May 14 (Mabuhay) – The Palace made an assurance on Saturday that it is strictly monitoring Zika virus in the country following reports of recent infections. In a radio interview Saturday, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Department of Health is on top of the situation. “Nakikita naman natin Lany na masigasig ang […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP can get choice Cabinet position: Duterte spokesman

VP can get choice Cabinet position: Duterte spokesman

MANILA, May 14 (Mabuhay) – It is still a neck and neck battle between Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo and Senator Bongbong Marcos for the vice presidency. While nothing is definitive yet about their race, a spokesperson of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte said the winning vice-president may get any Cabinet position he or she wants. […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

How Aiko Melendez met her Iranian boyfriend

The love story of actress Aiko Melendez and her Iranian boyfriend, businessman Shahin Alimirzapour, didn’t exactly start on the right foot. “We met in a party of our common friend. He approached me pero hindi ko siya pinapansin,” shared Melendez . “I’m kinda snob, you know.” Melendez eventually decided to give Alimirzapour a shot. “He […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·