Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Philippines-United States diplomatic relations, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the Asian-Pacific American (APA) Film held a community screening of the documentary, The Delano Manongs at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 22 April 2016. The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Kim Rodriguez ready for challenging roles

Kim Rodriguez ready for challenging roles

After portraying protagonist roles in her previous television shows, Kim Rodriguez will try her hand on a new role, and for the first time as a “kontrabida” in the newest GMA afternoon show. The pretty actress admitted that it’s not easy to portray a kontrabida, underscoring the need for intense emotion in majority of the […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Bourjois brings global inspiration to a summer 2016 makeup line that pops with color

Bourjois brings global inspiration to a summer 2016 makeup line that pops with color

Bourjois is splashing the season with color in a palette of intense, pigment-packed shades, drawing inspiration from world cultures and catwalk shows. The cosmetics brand is going bold this summer with a mix & match makeup collection for the globetrotting Parisienne, ready to hit the road to adventure. The Bourjois “Paris Ethnic Chic” collection lands in audacious […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Stephen Merchant joins Hugh Jackman for ‘Wolverine 3′

Stephen Merchant joins Hugh Jackman for ‘Wolverine 3′

The British actor Stephen Merchant is set to star alongside Hugh Jackman in “Wolverine 3″, according to Deadline. The co-creator of the original “The Office”, “The Ricky Gervais Show” and ”Life’s Too Short”, Stephen Merchant has joined the cast of “Wolverine 3″. He will join Hugh Jackman in the title role, Richard E. Grant and Patrick Stewart, among […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Whitney Houston documentary in the pipeline, with Oscar-winning director to helm

Whitney Houston documentary in the pipeline, with Oscar-winning director to helm

A documentary on the life and career of deceased songstress Whitney Houston is in the works, with Oscar-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald at the helm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The as-yet-untitled film has reportedly been dubbed “The Voice” by those close to the project, and would be the first film to be officially authorized by […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
PHP211-M bank account allegations against Duterte a mere smear: Cayetano

PHP211-M bank account allegations against Duterte a mere smear: Cayetano

MANILA  (PNA) – Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, the running-mate of PDP-LABAN standard bearer and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, called the PHP211 million bank account allegations against the latter a mere smear attempt. These allegations were earlier made by independent vice presidential aspirant Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. “The allegation is clearly a desperate ploy to […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
NFA administrator assures sufficient rice supply during lean months

NFA administrator assures sufficient rice supply during lean months

By Lilybeth G. Ison MANILA  (PNA) – The National Food Authority (NFA) on Wednesday assured of sufficient supply of rice during the lean months. NFA Administrator Renan Dalisay, in a chance interview during the “Food Guardian” event, said the country has enough buffer stocks of rice at government-owned warehouses to keep prices stable in the […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
CHR, House leaders to Duterte: Respect due process

CHR, House leaders to Duterte: Respect due process

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The heads of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the House of Representatives on Thursday lashed back at Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte over his remark that investigating bodies should not subject the police and the military to “humiliating” probes. “Mayor Duterte anchors his bravado and demagogic statements on his view […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
May is ‘California Lupus Awareness Month’

May is ‘California Lupus Awareness Month’

(Sacramento) – Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) yesterday presented Senate Resolution 65, which designates May as “California Lupus Awareness Month.” Senate Resolution 65 passed with a 36-0 vote, receiving overwhelming, bipartisan support. The measure seeks to bring greater awareness, understanding and insight to the devastating effects of Lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News ·
New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

Census data show aging community’s growing needs and challenges, including poverty, language barriers, and health LOS ANGELES,  – The face of Los Angeles County’s older adult population is changing. According to a new report released today by AARP and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Asian Americans are among the fastest-growing 50-plus populations countywide. […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
Disgraced former Chief Justice Corona dies

Disgraced former Chief Justice Corona dies

MANILA, Apr 29 (Mabuhay) – Renato Corona, notable lawyer, member of the Cabinet and former chief justice, passed away Friday morning, the Supreme Court (SC) announced. He was 67. Corona’s family confirmed that he died of cardiac arrest at 1:48 a.m. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno “has directed that the flag in the SC and […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Matteo assures fans: ‘My head is full of Sarah’

Matteo assures fans: ‘My head is full of Sarah’

Matteo Guidicelli once again denied that he and girlfriend Sarah Geronimo are now engaged. In an interview after a press conference announcing the second season of his show “Single/Single,” Guidicelli reiterated that it is not true that he already proposed to Geronimo. “There were rumors that came out that we were engaged and people were […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had prescription opioid medication on him and in his home when he died last week, US media reported, although autopsy results have yet to indicate why the pop icon died. CNN reported late Wednesday that the pills were found both on Prince’s person and at his Paisley Park compound, citing a law enforcement official. […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
New study links ‘Mediterranean diet’ to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes in heart patients

New study links ‘Mediterranean diet’ to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes in heart patients

A study published on Monday on the benefits of a “Mediterranean diet” found that including a higher number of these foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who already have heart disease. However the research also found that a moderate consumption of foods typical in a “Western diet,” […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

Actress turned entrepreneur Jessica Alba and US First Lady Michelle Obama were among celebrities and technology titans honored Tuesday with Webby Awards for “excellence on the Internet.” The winners were announced ahead of the 20th Annual Webby Awards ceremony that will take place in New York City on May 16. The awards show is portrayed […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tulip Fever’ gets summer release date

The period drama starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Christoph Waltz will open in theaters on July 15, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander (“Anna Karenina”, “The Danish Girl”, “Ex Machina”, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”) will play a married woman in 17th-century Amsterdam who falls in love with the character of DeHaan (“Kill your […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Roxas says he will not spend more than what law provides on campaign

Roxas says he will not spend more than what law provides on campaign

By Cielito M. Reganit CEBU CITY  (PNA) – Liberal Party (LP) standard bearer Mar Roxas on Wednesday stressed he will abide with the provisions set by the Fair Elections Act as reports surfaced that some presidential candidates have already breached more than half the official spending limit for presidential bets set by the Commission on […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Drought-stricken Zamboanga get water supply from Red Cross

Drought-stricken Zamboanga get water supply from Red Cross

MANILA  (PNA) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to provide water resources in drought-affected areas in Zamboanga City through its water production site and water distribution using its water tankers. As of April 22, PRC has distributed 716,950 liters of water from the water production site located in Abong Abong, Upper Pasonanca and through […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

Bradley mingles with fans, eats Pinoy food

By Abner Galino Former two-time WBO welterweight champion Timothy Ray “Tim” Bradley recently showed great adoration for Filipino fans, and as well as for Filipino food, despite a recent loss to boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. “The Filipino fans, they showed great love and respect. The Filipino community where I live, you know, they embraced me, […]

Gourmet restaurant on the Orient Express steams into France this summer

Gourmet restaurant on the Orient Express steams into France this summer

The legendary train is set to rise from the ashes in the form of a mobile pop-up gastronomic restaurant with triple Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno at the helm. La Table Orient Express will be calling at stations in Cannes, Paris and Bordeaux, France between May 3 and July 30. Immortalized by Agatha Christie’s “Murder on […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·