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 ·
Gazmin, French ambassador sign arrangement for defense cooperation

Gazmin, French ambassador sign arrangement for defense cooperation

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and French Ambassador Thierry Mathou formally signed on May 11 the arrangement which will serve as framework of defense cooperation between the Philippines and France. The two countries have been negotiating for the defense arrangement since 2014, DND spokesperson Dr. Peter Paul Galvez said in […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Smartmatic official insists code update was cosmetic, straightforward

Smartmatic official insists code update was cosmetic, straightforward

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Smartmatic official who tweaked the script of the transparency server on Thursday maintained that the update was just a straightforward “minor” cosmetic change that did not require the permission of the top officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In a press conference on Friday, Marlon Garcia, Smartmatic’s project director, said […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
WHO approves new, faster treatment for drug-resistant TB

WHO approves new, faster treatment for drug-resistant TB

The World Health Organization approved a new treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) on Thursday, a crucial step towards replacing an old, costly therapy that is brutal on patients and only 50-percent effective. An estimated 480,000 people contract MDR-TB each year, accounting for roughly five percent of the 9.6 million TB cases recorded annually worldwide. […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
NaFFAA commends ‘Family Reunification for Filipino WWII Veterans’ program

NaFFAA commends ‘Family Reunification for Filipino WWII Veterans’ program

Washington, D.C. “Yesterday’s announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that family members of Filipino World War II veterans can now apply for parole visas and reunite with their parents here in the United States, is very heartening,” says NaFFAA National Chair JT Mallonga. “Our courageous heroes, who have waited for up to 20 years, deserve the opportunity to […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Julia Montes recalls past trauma

Julia Montes recalls past trauma

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Although she has found success as an actress, Julia Montes admits that there are times when she still experiences bouts of insecurity because of a traumatic experience when she was still a young girl. Montes revealed that while growing up, she was shamed by an undisclosed person, who told her grandmother that […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake denies work is the reason why he’s single

Jake Cuenca currently has his hands full. Aside from being part of “Ang Probinsyano,” he will soon start taping “Because You Love Me,” a television series also starring Yen Santos and Gerald Anderson. He, however, denied that his busy work schedule is the reason why his love life has to temporarily take the backseat. “No […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte, ‘independent’ Senate can work together: solons

Duterte, ‘independent’ Senate can work together: solons

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presumptive President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte can expect an “independent” Senate that can have a working relationship with him, two senators have said. While they kept mum on the possible changes in the next composition of the chamber, incumbent Senate President Franklin Drilon and reelected Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III assured Duterte that […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·