Amnesty or Mass Deportation? Court to decide fate of 11 million immigrants

Amnesty or Mass Deportation? Court to decide fate of 11 million immigrants

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – On April 18, the United States Supreme Court is to determine the constitutionality of President Obama’s executive order calling for discretion against deporting undocumented parents of US citizens and against deporting individuals who came to this country as young children. ​The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in the case […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Statement of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. on land ownership

Statement of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. on land ownership

I believe that every Filipino is entitled to own or acquire land in the Philippines, in accordance with the Constitution. But for many years, our government has failed to adequately address the problems in agrarian reform and the housing sector which had caused many hapless Filipinos to fall prey to manipulations and fraud. I am […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why Princess Punzalan returned to PH

Why Princess Punzalan returned to PH

MANILA (Mabuhay) — For the love of her craft, explained veteran actress Princess Punzalan when asked about her decision to return to the Philippines and join the cast of the late night drama “The Story of Us.” The 47-year-old Punzalan admitted that she would often find herself missing the limelight. “Mahal na mahal ko talaga […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
The Hollywood Vampires hit the road

The Hollywood Vampires hit the road

The rock supergroup boasting Alice Cooper, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Johnny Depp among its members, is embarking on an initial 23-date tour of the US and Europe. Kicking off on May 24 at the Turning Stone Casino, New York the band is then set to play dates in Portugal, Germany, Sweden and Denmark before returning […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
‘Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awards

‘Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awards

Space Opera “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, taking best film and breakthrough performance for its star Daisy Ridley. It also scooped best villain for Adam Driver’s turn as the nefarious Kylo Ren, although Ridley lost out in the best hero category to Jennifer Lawrence, […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Captain America, Falcon, Scarlet Witch combine in MTV ‘Civil War’ excerpt

Captain America, Falcon, Scarlet Witch combine in MTV ‘Civil War’ excerpt

A minute’s worth of footage from May’s Marvel outing “Captain America: Civil War” aired during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, offering a glimpse at how Cap, Falcon, and Scarlet Witch will be teaming up in the action film. The trio of superheroes combine for around half of the clip, which checks in at just over […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian lands new contract with ‘Manuka Doctor’

Kourtney Kardashian has been revealed as the new face of the skincare line “Manuka Doctor.” The reality TV star has teamed up with the naturally-inspired range powered by Manuka Honey and patented Purified Bee Venom to act as its global ambassador. “As fans of my show have seen, I am an advocate of products that […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to reunite for American Revolution movie

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to reunite for American Revolution movie

The two actors and friends could be set to reteam for a historical movie about the American Revolutionary War, reports Deadline. Ben Affleck is apparently tipped to direct this big-screen reenactment of the Battle of Bunker Hill, with Matt Damon on the cast. The upcoming feature film, in development at Warner Bros., is inspired by […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Raising the US minimum wage to $15 an American dream

Raising the US minimum wage to $15 an American dream

By Ivan Couronne Washington, United States | AFP |   – New York, Seattle, California: in the battle over the US minimum wage, cities and states are taking their own initiative, making regional advances toward the goal of a $15 an hour floor. Some cities have voted through spectacular increases, making the dream of better pay a reality for hundreds […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Gucci to combine womenswear and menswear shows

Gucci to combine womenswear and menswear shows

Gucci is the latest designer label to eschew the traditional fashion calendar by streamlining its catwalk shows.  The Italian house will show its menswear and womenswear collections together as of 2017, WWD reports. “It will not necessarily be an easy path and will certainly present some challenges, but I believe it will give me the chance to […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Church pastor, activists demand justice for Kidapawan farmers

Church pastor, activists demand justice for Kidapawan farmers

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – A Methodist Church pastor, a Latino human rights advocate and more than 50 other community activists held a rally in front of the Philippine Consulate here on Saturday to condemn the bloody dispersal of farmers seeking relief from the drought in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato. Roy Padilla, a pastor at […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

“Sikat na ako!” This was the statement of actress Arci Muñoz as she reacted to rumors that she died in a car accident during the Holy Week break. “Natawa nga ako, gusto ko nga mag-tweet actually ng ano, ‘[ako ang] spirit ni Arci.’ Gusto ko [mag-tweet] pero huwag na nga lang, huwag na lang patulan,” […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Raspberries identified as potential natural anti-inflammatory

Raspberries identified as potential natural anti-inflammatory

The raspberry will be the star of the 2016 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, USA, this week. In fact, six new American studies highlighting the small red fruit’s potential anti-inflammatory and obesity-busting properties will be presented to scientists at the event.  Raspberries are packed with essential nutrients like vitamin C. Plus, a single cup […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Pig hearts may save human lives: researchers

Pig hearts may save human lives: researchers

One day, cardiac patients may enjoy a new lease on life with pig hearts beating in their chests, said researchers reporting a major advance Tuesday in cross-species organ transplantation. Given the dire shortage of organ donors, the use of animal hearts, lungs or livers to save human lives has long been a holy grail of […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US-based Pinoys presented with livelihood options

US-based Pinoys presented with livelihood options

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In line with the economic diplomacy strategy of the Philippine Embassy that aims to diversify stakeholder profile in the Philippine economy, the Philippine Overseas Labor and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Offices (POLO-OWWA) in Washington, D.C. conducted the first-ever seminar on Options for Livelihood and Development for overseas Filipinos on 31 March 2016 at […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Senate eyes more hearings on laundering scam

Senate eyes more hearings on laundering scam

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Senate may hold two or three more hearings at it struggles to determine how $81 million in stolen funds seeped into Philippine financial system. Senate Committee on Banks chairman Serge Osmeña admitted Friday that some parties tagged in the scandal have invoked the bank secrecy law, thus barring lawmakers from seeking […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
War games held as China flexes muscles

War games held as China flexes muscles

By Mynardo Macaraig Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – Thousands of US and Filipino soldiers will on Monday launch annual war games that this year are being seen as a show of strength in the face of China’s increasing assertiveness in the region. The 11-day Balikatan (shoulder-to-shoulder) exercises are expected to show how the Philippines, though severely outgunned, can […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
30 Edison scholars to receive $1.2-M; Each scholar gets $40,000

30 Edison scholars to receive $1.2-M; Each scholar gets $40,000

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,   — Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, congratulates 30 high school seniors who have been named 2016 Edison Scholars, each winning a $40,000 scholarship. Students will learn of their scholarship award April 11-15 when SCE staffers make notifications that will include surprise visits to some schools. “Congratulations to these deserving Edison Scholars,” said Janet […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Services ·
NFL: Twitter wins Thursday Night Football streaming rights

NFL: Twitter wins Thursday Night Football streaming rights

Twitter has scored a deal to live-stream Thursday night National Football League games, the NFL announced — a move that helps the social media group connect with new audiences. The streaming rights had been hotly contested, with Amazon, Verizon and others reportedly seeking to be the first to help the NFL reach viewers outside the […]

AHA to host free health and wellness day for Asian seniors April 18

AHA to host free health and wellness day for Asian seniors April 18

Event will offer free health screenings, healthy cooking demo and fun dance activity LOS ANGELES, CA – The American Heart Association (AHA) is teaming up with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) and Erasto R. Batongmalaque Foundation to host a health and wellness day for seniors in the Asian community on April 18, 2016 at the […]

05.04.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Services ·