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 ·
‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

The latest rock-’em-sock-’em “Captain America” film has vaulted past Disney’s “The Jungle Book” at the North American box office with a strong debut weekend take of $181. 8 million, industry data showed Sunday. “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Chris Evans, is built around a seemingly no-lose formula: Marvel comics superheroes — including Iron Man, the […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tart Montmorency cherry juice effective in lowering high blood pressure says new study

Tart Montmorency cherry juice effective in lowering high blood pressure says new study

A small new UK study has found that drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice can significantly reduce high blood pressure, with results comparable to those achieved by medication. The new research, which is the first to look at the effect of Montmorency cherry concentrate (Prunus cerasus) on blood pressure, comes from Northumbria University’s Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation. […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
VCM glitches cause delays, long queues in some provinces in Luzon

VCM glitches cause delays, long queues in some provinces in Luzon

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — Several vote-counting machines (VCMs) have encountered technical glitches in various provinces in Luzon in the morning of Monday’s national elections. In Dagupan City, a VCM scanner stopped working after experiencing paper jam when voters inserted their ballots. Commission on Election (COMELEC) officials tried to fix the error using the cleaning […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Red alert to be lifted once new leaders elected — AFP

Red alert to be lifted once new leaders elected — AFP

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it will lift the red alert status once the country’s new leaders are formally elected. This was stressed by Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Monday. “The full (red) alert status will be lifted (once) our new leaders are elected,” he added. Pending […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DC’s ‘discover diplomacy’ turns spotlight on PHL-US alliance

DC’s ‘discover diplomacy’ turns spotlight on PHL-US alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — “We look forward to the US continued engagement with Asia. Despite budgetary constraints and the pull of other global commitments, it is here in the Asia-Pacific where America must clearly advance its interests and priorities. As Asia is becoming more prosperous, security tensions must be addressed.” This was one of the key messages […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Actor Arjo Atayde was asked in a television interview aired Thursday if he is already in a relationship with actress Jane Oineza. Last month, Oineza admitted that she is seeing the actor, who appears in the ABS-CBN primetime series “Ang Probinsyano”. Atayde made it clear, however, that Oineza is not his girlfriend. “Hindi ko siya […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
City of Los Angeles celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage month

City of Los Angeles celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage month

By Myrna Aquitania Los Angeles City Council member David Ryu, Board of Public Works Commissioner Joel Jacinto, the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and several other LA City Council members, celebrated the Asian-Pacific Heritage month at the City Hall on April 22, 2016. The month-long celebration, attended by various elected government officials,  Asian […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Is Mika dela Cruz ready to entertain suitors?

Is Mika dela Cruz ready to entertain suitors?

Teen actress Mika dela Cruz was asked if she is ready to entertain suitors as she turns 18 this year. “Never pa po akong nagka-boyfriend, ever. So, mag e-eighteen na ako, so medyo kabado ako sa future kung anong magiging reaction ng family ko,” she said. A certified “ate’s girl,” she added that her suitors […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
How fatherhood changed John Prats

How fatherhood changed John Prats

Kapamilya actor John Prats is relishing the challenge of fatherhood as he tries to find the right balance between his career and his young family. The 32-year-old Prats opened up about the little changes in his life since his wife Isabel Oli gave birth, saying that now that he has baby Feather, he finds himself […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Hacker defaces MTRCB website over political ad

Hacker defaces MTRCB website over political ad

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) — A hacker defaced on Saturday the website of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, claiming that the agency is remiss on its duty for allowing the airing of a “malicious” political ad on television. “Naglabas ng isang paid ad ang isang politiko at ito ay ipinakalat ng isang […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace: Aquino’s call for united front vs. Duterte not a desperate move

Palace: Aquino’s call for united front vs. Duterte not a desperate move

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday shrugged off insinuations that President Benigno Aquino III’s call for key politicians to unite to prevent Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte from winning the presidency was a desperate move of the administration. Interviewed over state-run Radyo ng Bayan, Presidential Communications Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III said Aquino’s action […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home

65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home

You can now be connected in 100+ countries with Verizon TravelPass NEW YORK – A new survey reveals one in three Americans is planning to travel outside of the U.S. in the next year.  Of those traveling internationally, a whopping 80 percent plan to use their phone and data on their phone with 65 percent […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology, Services ·
MAC launches Good Luck Trolls beauty collection

MAC launches Good Luck Trolls beauty collection

Good Luck Trolls, the cult toy of the 1980s and 90s, are getting their very own makeup collection this summer thanks to MAC. The cosmetics brand is teaming up with the toy franchise on a beauty line in honor of the upcoming “Trolls” movie set for release in November this year. The rainbow-haired playthings have […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
NY Times throws food delivery into business mix

NY Times throws food delivery into business mix

The New York Times has cooked up a new business idea, delivering meal kits that are linked to its interactive recipe website and mobile application. The big US daily announced a tie-up Thursday with online meal preparer Chef’d that will allow Times readers to get home delivery of recipes featured by the newspaper. As part […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Common calculator ‘overestimates’ heart disease risk: study

Common calculator ‘overestimates’ heart disease risk: study

A commonly used method of calculating a person’s risk of heart attack or stroke in the next five years may overestimate the actual risk, leading doctors to unnecessarily prescribe cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers said Monday. The study was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “From a relative standpoint, the overestimation is approximately […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Trillanes files plunder raps vs Duterte over ‘ghost employees’

Trillanes files plunder raps vs Duterte over ‘ghost employees’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday filed plunder charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte over the questionable hiring of 11,246 contractual workers by the city government in 2014. Citing a Commission on Audit report last year, Trillanes said the city government spent P708 million for […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·