WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

The World Health Organization has released a raft of health and safety advisories for travelers headed to Brazil for the Olympic games. In addition to routine vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, hepatitis B, mumps etc) which vary from country to country, the WHO also recommends travelers get vaccinated against Hepatitis A, B, Typhoid fever, rabies […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

“StarStruck” Season 2 Ultimate Female Survivor Ryza Cenon admitted to having suicidal tendency when she experienced depression last year. The 27-year-old Kapuso actress said that her depression was caused by mounting problems at the time. “Almost one year din kasi akong walang work. Mag-isa lang din ako na binubuhay yung sarili ko. Sobrang na-depress ako. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Chinese warship sails in Japanese waters for 1st time in over decade

Chinese warship sails in Japanese waters for 1st time in over decade

TOKYO/BEIJING  (PNA/Kyodo) – A Chinese naval ship entered Japan’s territorial waters early Wednesday morning for the first time in more than a decade, the Defense Ministry said, amid increasing weariness of regional countries toward Beijing’s expanded military clout. Japanese P-3C patrol aircraft spotted the Dongdiao-class intelligence vessel sailing in the waters to the west of […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Yoka Brandt and Novak Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the world, hold a signed agreement announcing Novak Djokovic as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at UNICEF House. On 26 August 2015, UNICEF announced Novak Djokovic’s appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador. Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

Hugo BOSS has released new images of its BOSS fall/winter collection featuring models Rianne Von Rompaey and Clement Chabernaud. Shot by photographer duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the ad campaign is set against a raw, industrial backdrop to showcase the collection’s “organic imperfection” and shift away from precision and sharpness. Artistic director Jason […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Anton Yelchin, a rising young actor who starred as Chekov in the new “Star Trek” film, was killed early Sunday in an automobile accident, his publicist confirmed. He was 27. “The news is so sad and true,” Jennifer Allen said in a statement. Yelchin ”was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning. His family requests you respect their privacy,” the publicist said. Born in Russia, he came to America […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Seven ways to beat the seasonal blues

Seven ways to beat the seasonal blues

Grey skies, rain, floods, temperatures below the seasonal norm …. Seasonal depression usually arises as winter approaches but can also hit in spring and early summer, occurs when the body and the spirit are lacking in energy. Here’s some advice on how to chase away the gloom and not be overcome by these difficult moments. […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

The brand inspired by fairy tales pushes femininity to the extreme with its latest fragrance for women. So Sweet is aimed at nonchalant and extravagant women, who are at ease with their femininity and live life to the full. Launched last season, Sweet Kiss was aimed at sensual, seductive and ultra-glamorous women with an indulgent […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Collaboration, resilience: Lessons learned from Pinatubo@25

Collaboration, resilience: Lessons learned from Pinatubo@25

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Twenty-five years after the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century, experts and analysts, Government officials, private sector representatives, and members of the academe gathered at the Carnegie Institution for Science for the public lecture, “25 years ago at Pinatubo: The forecast, climax, and aftermath of a giant eruption” by Dr. Chris Newhall […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – US Federal Reserve on Wednesday keeps its federal fund rate unchanged after concluding its two-day meeting. “The (Federal Open Market) Committee continues to closely monitor inflation indicators and global economic and financial developments” in its process to foster maximum employment and price stability, said the Fed in a statement on Wednesday. The […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia sees no problem with her dad Jose courting actress-singer-TV host Karla Estrada. The actress deemed it’s about time her dad finds someone to love having been single for the longest time. “It’s a good feeling also to see my dad happy. My dad has been single since I was nine and I’m already […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Philippine Embassy proudly unveiled the “The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship,” a mural by Filipino artist Dominic Rubio, and other works of art at the Chancery Annex building on 10 June 2016. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Madam Maria Victoria Cuisia led the unveiling […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron is in talks with Fox to join Hugh Jackman in “The Greatest Showman on Earth” reports Variety. The film is a biopic of the P.T. Barnum, with Jackman already confirmed to play the showman and founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus. Barnum had a talent for hoaxing the public and gained fame as a 19th century impresario with […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Christian Louboutin is expanding its beauty range with the launch of a new lipstick, inspired by the shoe designer’s love of all things lacquer.  ‘Loubilaque’, which will debut this summer, promises high coverage, high shine, and high drama color in a bold antithesis of the current matte trend sweeping the makeup industry. Its high concentration […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Duterte, Robredo to hold separate inauguration rites

Duterte, Robredo to hold separate inauguration rites

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice-President elect Leni Robredo will hold separate inauguration ceremonies on June 30. Boyet Dy, head of Robredo’s transition team, said: “We were informed by the team of President-elect Rody Duterte about their preference to hold the inauguration separately.” “While we have been preparing for a joint inauguration, […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trump ‘unfit’ to be US president: Clinton ,.

Trump ‘unfit’ to be US president: Clinton ,.

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – Democrat Hillary Clinton says her rival, Republican presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump, is “unfit” to be US president. Earlier in the week, Clinton succeeded in securing the necessary number of delegates, including both pledged ones and superdelegates, to win her party’s   presidential nomination. “He can run a campaign of insults. I’m running […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano celebrated their first anniversary as a married couple Sunday. Gonzaga made sure to greet her husband on the ABS-CBN variety program “ASAP” a happy anniversary. She likewise took to Instagram to express her love for Soriano by reposting one of their pre-nuptial photos. In the caption, Gonzaga wrote: “I’d marry […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
China, US to jointly fight cyber crime

China, US to jointly fight cyber crime

BEIJING  (PNA/Xinhua) – China and the United States on Tuesday held a second dialogue on cybercrime. Guo Shengkun, State Councilor and Minister of Public Security, lauded the progress made since the first dialogue in Washington last year. Cybersecurity cooperation is in the interests of China, the United States and other countries, Guo said, advocating the […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Grand ball caps PHL Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles

Grand ball caps PHL Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles

By Abner T. Galino A GRAND BALL in a plush hotel symbolically capped the week-long celebration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day in Los Angeles. On a theme of “Pagkakaisa, Pag-aambagan at Pagsulong,” the Kalayaan Incorporated filled up the grand ballroom of the The Concourse/Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday night (June 11) with business and community leaders for its […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·