Looking out over the ocean can improve mental health, says new study

Looking out over the ocean can improve mental health, says new study

A new study published this week in the journal Health & Place has for the first time found a link between mental health and a view of the sea or ocean. Carried out by researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and Michigan State University in the US, the study looked at a possible association […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Sweet treats for a healthier diet

Sweet treats for a healthier diet

Despite what many people think, a sweet tooth can be compatible with a healthy diet and weight loss. Stay sugar savvy by avoiding the classic snacktime traps and steering clear of hidden low-quality sugars. Choose fruit with a low glycemic index and look for low-calorie desserts. Ultimately, the golden rule for fans of sweet treats […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Aquino salutes workers, but mum on wages

Aquino salutes workers, but mum on wages

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III expressed his admiration to Filipino workers on the eve of Labor Day 2016, but failed to mention anything on wages. In his message for Labor Day (May 1), Aquino said, “Saludo ang ating sambayanan sa mga manggagawang Pilipinong nagpupunyagi para sa kanilang pamilya at pangarap. Idinaraos natin ang […]

02.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Johns Hopkins sympo reflects on PHL in 2016 and beyond

Johns Hopkins sympo reflects on PHL in 2016 and beyond

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Esteemed members of the government, private sector, and the academe gathered at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for a symposium entitled “Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security” on 28 April 2016. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, in his keynote address, described the Philippines’ path […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Local News ·
PHL full alert for May 9 polls

PHL full alert for May 9 polls

MANILA, Apr 30 (Mabuhay) –  The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday placed its forces nationwide on full alert status for the May 9 local and national elections. “Ngayon naka-full alert status na ang PNP base sa direktiba ni PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez,” PNP spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wilben Mayor told radio dzBB in […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Roxas elated over rise in latest ABS-CBN survey

Roxas elated over rise in latest ABS-CBN survey

MANILA, Apr 30 (Mabuhay) – Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas is elated over the results of the latest ABS-CBN survey by Pulse Asia showing him in a statistical tie at second place with erstwhile frontrunner Senator Grace Poe. In the survey conducted from April 19 to 24 among 4,000 respondents, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Comelec chief says ‘kodigo’ allowed in voting precincts

Comelec chief says ‘kodigo’ allowed in voting precincts

MANILA, Apr 30 (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista on Saturday said voters can bring “kodigo” to polling precincts on May 9. “In fact, iyon ang ating iminumungkahi. Bibilis iyan kung may dalang kodigo… listahan ng inyong iboboto,” Bautista said, also clarifying that he preferred calling the piece of paper a prepared […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
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 ·