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 ·
PHL voting at the Consulate ends on May 9 at 2 a.m.

PHL voting at the Consulate ends on May 9 at 2 a.m.

Consulate reminds Filipino citizens who wish to cast their PHL votes to come now until May 9 Overseas Voters registered with the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles are being reminded that voters who have received their ballots should mail back their accomplished ballots as soon as possible in order for USPS to be able to […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Lakambini ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant June 3 at YMCA Glendale

Lakambini ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant June 3 at YMCA Glendale

Los Angeles – The Lakambini ng Kalayaan 2016 is calling on all Filipino American organizations for participants in the cultural pageant of community organizations in Southern California slated for June 3, 2016 in Los Angeles at the YMCA Glendale located at 140 N.Louise St. Glendale CA 91206. This year’s main sponsoring organizations for the pageant is the […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PNoy campaigns against Duterte: Why support another dictator?

PNoy campaigns against Duterte: Why support another dictator?

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Survey front runner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was again the target of President Benigno Aquino III’s campaign speech in Iloilo on Tuesday, wherein he questioned Duterte’s style of leadership. Aquino said Duterte acts like a dictator who threatens to violate the Constitution, citing the mayor’s statement that he will close down […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
USCIS to implement Filipino WW II veterans Parole Program

USCIS to implement Filipino WW II veterans Parole Program

WASHINGTON—Beginning June 8, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will allow certain Filipino World War II veteran family members who are beneficiaries of approved family-based immigrant visa petitions an opportunity to receive a discretionary grant of parole on a case-by-case basis, so that they may come to the United States as they wait for their immigrant […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Residents continue saving water efforts in state

Residents continue saving water efforts in state

SACRAMENTO   – Californians sharpened their water saving efforts in March, conserving 24.3 percent compared to the amount used in March 2013 – double February’s savings and evidence that residents and businesses remain concerned about the persistent drought now in its fifth year. Statewide cumulative savings from June 2015 to March 2016 totaled 23.9 percent compared […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published Wednesday in the medical journal BMJ. In 2013, at least 250,000 people died not from the illnesses or injuries that prompted them to seek hospital care but from preventable mistakes, according to the study. That number exceeds […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Recreate these gorgeous Met Ball beauty looks at home

Recreate these gorgeous Met Ball beauty looks at home

Did your invitation to Monday’s Met Gala get lost in the mail? Don’t panic — you can still recreate the glamorous beauty looks of the stars who walked the red carpet in New York on May 2.  Selena Gomez Selena Gomez may have raised eyebrows with her edgy Louis Vuitton dress, but she played it […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Coach Dalupan book ‘The Maestro’ makes triumphant US debut

Coach Dalupan book ‘The Maestro’ makes triumphant US debut

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Basketball fans flocked to the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 28 April 2016 to witness the US launch of the book, “The Maestro of Philippine Basketball,” which chronicles the life and career of legendary coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan. “Coach Dalupan was not only a coach but a mentor, and an inspiration […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Local News, Sports & Recreation ·

Our Lady of the Valley Parish Church to Blessed Virgin Mary

CALIFORNIA  (Mabuhay) – Our Lady of the Valley (OLV} Parish Church in Canoga Park, California is dedicating the month of May to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Filipino Ministry is leading the celebration with novena starting on  the 6th of May to the 14th. This will culminate at the Filipino Mass on the 15th, […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·

Sandiganbayan wants PNP’s side on Bong Revilla’s request to vote in Cavite

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to file its comment within 24 hours on the motion of Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to vote in Bacoor, Cavite on May 9. In a minute resolution dated May 3, released to the media on Wednesday, the First Division directed […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Versatile Oscar-nominated actor, Michael Fassbender is in talks to play real-life serial killer, Jack Unterweger The film, “Entering Hades” is based on John Leake’s book about Unterweger, an Austrian journalist who led a secret double life – when he wasn’t investigating crimes, he was committing them. He murdered 11 people before being caught. According to Variety, the […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
DND thanks Japan for TC-90 training aircraft lease deal

DND thanks Japan for TC-90 training aircraft lease deal

MANILA,  (PNA) – The Department of National Defense (DND) has expressed its gratitude to the Japanese government for going ahead with the lease deal of five TC-90 training aircraft which will help boost the country’s rescue and maritime security capabilities. “We are truly grateful for this reaffirmation by the Japanese government on the transfer of […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
One in three US antibiotic prescriptions ‘unnecessary:’ study

One in three US antibiotic prescriptions ‘unnecessary:’ study

Nearly one in three antibiotic prescriptions doled out in the United States is “inappropriate,” said a study Tuesday that called for improved stewardship of this important medicine. Experts say overuse of antibiotics leads to more antibiotic-resistant infections — affecting two million people and killing 23,000 each year in the United States alone, according to the […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Virtual reality film of Anne Frank’s story confirmed

Virtual reality film of Anne Frank’s story confirmed

A virtual reality film which will take viewers inside Anne Frank’s secret annex has been confirmed reports The Hollywood Reporter. The possibly controversial new film, “Anne”, will tell the story of Anne’s experience inside the annex whilst hiding from the Nazis during World War II. The film’s technology will give viewers the chance to be “immersed […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke set to star in Phillip Noyce’s ‘Above Suspicion’

Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke set to star in Phillip Noyce’s ‘Above Suspicion’

Jack Huston and “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke have been confirmed to star in the Philip Noyce thriller “Above Suspicion” reports Deadline. The film will be based on the book by New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey, which tells the true story of a newly-married FBI agent who after been assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky starts […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne becomes sexier as she celebrates 10 years in showbiz

Julie Anne San Jose is turning 22 on May 17 and her gift to her loyal fans is a big birthday concert, “In Control”, that also celebrates her 10th anniversary in showbiz. Produced by Dreamstar Events, this will be held at the Kia Theatre in Cubao on May 14, 8 p.m. Last seen on TV […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
PUP/PCC Alumni USA to hold 1st Global Reunion

PUP/PCC Alumni USA to hold 1st Global Reunion

LOS ANGELES – This year’s Memorial Day weekend, May 27 to 30, 2016 will be an exceptional weekend for the graduates of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and the Philippine College of Commerce as they come together for a festive gathering for their first global reunion.The celebration will be held at The Orleans Hotel, […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Sen. Lugar extols strong, longstanding PHL-US ties

Sen. Lugar extols strong, longstanding PHL-US ties

WASHINGTON, DC — “Through all the shifts of policy and politics over the years, both in our country and in the Philippines, one thing has provided a lasting foundation for US-Philippine relations. That is the strong bonds between our two peoples.” The Honorable Richard Lugar, former Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, ended […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·