PDP-Laban receiving feelers from those who want to jump ship: Koko Pimentel

PDP-Laban receiving feelers from those who want to jump ship: Koko Pimentel

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) – The PDP-Laban is now receiving feelers from those who want to join the party as Davao City Rodrigo Duterte seems on his way to winning the May 9 presidential election. “Too many to keep track,” Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, president of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan, said when asked if […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sam Milby is looking for someone to marry

Sam Milby is looking for someone to marry

Sam Milby is looking for a partner for life, according to his close friend John Prats. Prats said the 31-year-old Milby is “searching” for someone to marry and wants to have kids as soon as possible. “Gusto na niya. Actually nung kinasal pa lang ako, ang usapan kasi namin mago-overnight siya after nung wedding. Pero […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Marcos must show ERs, hash codes to prove cheating: IT expert

Marcos must show ERs, hash codes to prove cheating: IT expert

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) – The camp of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. must present election returns and hash codes to prove allegations that the results of the vice-presidential election are being rigged, an IT expert said Thursday. IT expert Lito Averia made the claim after the legal team of Senator Marcos said there were […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Nicola Peltz joins star Thomas Mann in “Our House’

Nicola Peltz joins star Thomas Mann in “Our House’

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Nicola Peltz has joined the cast of “Our House,” a film by Anthony Scott Burns that stars Thomas Mann. The 21-year-old actress played a girlfriend to Norman on the A&E television show “Bates Motel,” based on Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Psycho.” She had a leading role in “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Junk food and fat can cause similar damage to the body as type 2 diabetes finds new study

Junk food and fat can cause similar damage to the body as type 2 diabetes finds new study

A new study published this week has found that junk food can cause the same damage to the kidneys as Type 2 diabetes. Patients with Type 2 diabetes either don’t produce enough insulin, or their body doesn’t react to it, which can cause a build-up of sugar (glucose) in the blood. If this occurs the […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – Friends, colleagues and former students of Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzalez, better known as NVM Gonzalez will remember him at a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event will be held at the Echo Park Branch Library located at 1410 W Temple Street, Los Angeles from 2-5 p.m. NVM was born […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Happenings, Local News ·
Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

A rundown of key events during the first week of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which opens Wednesday, May 11. Wednesday, May 11 - Opening Ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival hosted by Laurent Lafitte – Screening of “Café Society” by Woody Allen (Out of Competition – opening film) Thursday, May 12 – Screening of […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Margaret Thatcher assassination attempt to be made into a film

Margaret Thatcher assassination attempt to be made into a film

Filmmakers will be bringing the failed assassination attempt of Margaret Thatcher in 1984 to the big screen. Based on the book “High Dive” by Jonathan Lee, the film will recreate the IRA bombing of Thatcher’s Brighton hotel, the most audacious attack on a British government since the 1605 plot to blow up the British Parliament. […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Johnny Depp to star in film based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal

Johnny Depp to star in film based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal

Johnny Depp and Marion Cotillard are set to star in a film based on the real-life scandal of Dominique Strauss-Kahn. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp will star as a French diplomat who is accused of sexual assault and placed under house arrest in “The Libertine.” Strauss-Kahn was the managing director of the International Monetary Fund until […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
What’s missing in Angelica Panganiban’s life?

What’s missing in Angelica Panganiban’s life?

John Prats only has one wish for his best friend, actress Angelica Panganiban, and that is for her to find the man who will be her partner for life. “Nakikita ko sa kanya na iyon na lang ang kulang sa buhay niya,” said Prats. “Mabait kasi na tao iyon eh,” he said. “Atsaka nung sinabi […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL named world’s 8th top medical tourism hub

PHL named world’s 8th top medical tourism hub

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) — A global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry has listed the Philippines as eighth place among the top medical tourism destinations in the world in 2015, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday. The Philippines placed ahead of countries such as Japan and France, according […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Comelec chief: 2016 polls relatively more peaceful, orderly

Comelec chief: 2016 polls relatively more peaceful, orderly

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) –  Despite various election-related violence reports and complaints of system glitches, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chair Andres Bautista said this year’s polls is still relatively more peaceful and orderly than the 2010 and 2013 elections. “Again we try to compare this elections with that which happened in 2010 and 2013, what […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
2016 overseas voting ends with weekend rush at PHL Consulate

2016 overseas voting ends with weekend rush at PHL Consulate

Los Angeles  –  Overseas Voting for the 2016 General Elections at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles with “personal voting” ending at 2:00 am on the early hours.  As authorized by the COMELEC, Office of Overseas Voting, taking into consideration that there is no mail delivery on Saturdays and Sundays.  Acceptance of mailed ballots […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

Trillanes acknowledges Duterte’s victory, assures he will not be a hindrance

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) – Vice presidential candidate and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday acknowledged the victory of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the presidential race. “I respect the will of the Filipino people. They have spoken clearly and resoundingly that they want Mayor Duterte to be our next president,” Trillanes said in […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Probe report on PNP officials’ meeting with Roxas staff out this week

Probe report on PNP officials’ meeting with Roxas staff out this week

MANILA, May 10 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to release this week its investigation report on the supposed meeting between police officials and a staff of presidential candidate Mar Roxas in April. PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez said on Tuesday that he has already read the report, but returned it […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Spend the summer in Italy with Dolce & Gabbana’s new makeup collection

Dolce & Gabbana has unveiled its new makeup collection, “Summer In Italy.” The Sicilian fashion and beauty house has brought to life the concept of the “carretto siciliano,” an icon of Italian folklore, as a recurring motif throughout the new range, which it made available globally this month. The collection tells the story of medieval […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Netflix’s entry into reality competition to be produced by Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone will produce Netflix’s first reality competition show for the online streaming network. To be called “Ultimate Beastmaster,” the show will have six national versions — American, Mexican, Brazilian, German, South Korean and Japanese. Each country will have nine episodes, with each episode being made available globally on Netflix. Each country will have 18 […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3′

New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3′

The release date for “Pitch Perfect 3″ has been moved up a month from August to July 2017. According to Variety, the third installment of the film about an all-girls a capella singing group will hit theaters July 21, 2017, instead of its original release date of Aug. 4. Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

‘Second skin’ may eliminate wrinkles, eye bags

US scientists have developed a new, transparent polymer material that temporarily tightens sagging skin and eliminates eye bags, according to research published on Monday. While the product is a long way from being on store shelves, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it could one day offer more than just cosmetic lifts, but […]

Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

Goal-setting through gaming can encourage kids to eat more fruit and veggies

A new US study has found that playing ‘serious’ video games can help encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables.   Researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture / Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital used a serious video game, “Squires Quest! II: […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, Online ·