‘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 ·
No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

No wedding bells yet for Tommy, Miho

Celebrity couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida are not planning on getting married anytime soon. The love story of Esguerra and Nishida started inside the “Pinoy Big Brother” house, with the latter emerging as the grand winner of “PBB 737”. “Hindi siguro ngayon, balang araw pa siguro,” said Nishida. “Kasi mas gusto pa naming magkaroon […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Cesar Montano showcases new artworks

Actor Cesar Montano who has been painting for 20 years now has unveiled 13 new works. These are on display at Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City, one of which was bought by Regal Films founder Lily Y. Monteverde who calls him “a gifted artist.” Prior, Montano held exhibits at the Glass Wing of Ayala […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Netizens share voting experiences online

Netizens share voting experiences online

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA  (PNA) – Voters took to social media their experiences during the first few hours of the May 2016 national polls, as Filipinos get to elect the country’s president, vice president, half of the senatorial lineup and local officials. PhilHealth board member Karen Villanueva expressed her dismay at the slow […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Namfrel expresses voters’ disenfranchisement over election glitches

Namfrel expresses voters’ disenfranchisement over election glitches

By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – The National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Monday expressed its concern over cases of disenfranchisement resulting from the vote counting machine (VCM) malfunctions that happened. In a statement, Namfrel said the nature of malfunctions that the VCMs manifested include sudden shutting down for no particular reason, […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week

Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week

By Ferdinand G. Patino MANILA  (PNA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC) is looking to proclaim the winning 12 senators one week after the conduct of the May 9 polls. In a press briefing on Monday, Comelec Chairman Juan Andres Bautista said that seven days […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C  – Vote now for AARP’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. Visitfacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to cast your vote during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month until May 31, 2016 at 11pm ET. Three heroes and their organizations […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Contests, Local News, Services ·
Megaworld donates 120 trash bins for Boracay

Megaworld donates 120 trash bins for Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, April 29 (PNA) – As part of its ‘Cause for a New Coast’ campaign, Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), a subsidiary of Megaworld Corporation donated 120 trash bins to the local government unit of Malay. Cause for a New Coast, an award winning environmental campaign launched during last year’s Laboracay aims to encourage […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Downey resident jailed for falsely certifying beef as free of E.coli

LOS ANGELES – A Downey man who falsely certified that contaminated beef was free of E. coli O157:H7 bacterium has been sentenced to a year of home detention and required to pay $307,695.90 in restitution. Jim Johnson, 67, had pleaded guilty to falsifying a Certificate of Analysis in United States District Court last November. Johnson worked as a […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Former IT admin charged of hacking former employer’s computers

SANTA ANA, California – A former Garden Grove resident has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of hacking into the computer system of Blue Stone Strategy Group – an Irvine-based company and the man’s former employer – and deleting files. Nikishna Polequaptewa, 34, who currently resides in Polacca, Arizona, was arrested this morning after surrendering to […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Trucking firm owner pleads guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste soap into San Gabriel River

Trucking firm owner pleads guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste soap into San Gabriel River

LOS ANGELES – A man who ran a trucking company in Sante Fe Springs has pled guilty to dumping 11,000 gallons of waste water and soap into a tributary of the San Gabriel River in Santa Fe Springs, California. David Lee Flury, the 61 year old owner and operator of the Flury Industries, Inc., a waste-hauling […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Filipinos march against wage theft in Long Beach on May Day

Filipinos march against wage theft in Long Beach on May Day

LONG BEACH, CA – Filipinos were among hundreds of Long Beach community members who took to the streets and marched from MacArthur Park to City Hall on May 1, 2016 in support of workers’ and immigrants’ rights. The march was organized by the May Day Long Beach Coalition, consisting of 19 local organizations including the […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe channels retro cool for summer 2016 makeup

Paul & Joe Beauté is taking to the waves this summer with its “Come Sail Away” makeup collection, featuring poptastic colors with a 1960s and 70s vibe. The collection is due out from May. Although warmer weather is taking its time to arrive in Europe, beauty brands are diving head first into summer with makeup […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office lead

The latest rock-’em-sock-’em “Captain America” film has vaulted past Disney’s “The Jungle Book” at the North American box office with a strong debut weekend take of $181. 8 million, industry data showed Sunday. “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Chris Evans, is built around a seemingly no-lose formula: Marvel comics superheroes — including Iron Man, the […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tart Montmorency cherry juice effective in lowering high blood pressure says new study

Tart Montmorency cherry juice effective in lowering high blood pressure says new study

A small new UK study has found that drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice can significantly reduce high blood pressure, with results comparable to those achieved by medication. The new research, which is the first to look at the effect of Montmorency cherry concentrate (Prunus cerasus) on blood pressure, comes from Northumbria University’s Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation. […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
VCM glitches cause delays, long queues in some provinces in Luzon

VCM glitches cause delays, long queues in some provinces in Luzon

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — Several vote-counting machines (VCMs) have encountered technical glitches in various provinces in Luzon in the morning of Monday’s national elections. In Dagupan City, a VCM scanner stopped working after experiencing paper jam when voters inserted their ballots. Commission on Election (COMELEC) officials tried to fix the error using the cleaning […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Red alert to be lifted once new leaders elected — AFP

Red alert to be lifted once new leaders elected — AFP

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it will lift the red alert status once the country’s new leaders are formally elected. This was stressed by Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Monday. “The full (red) alert status will be lifted (once) our new leaders are elected,” he added. Pending […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DC’s ‘discover diplomacy’ turns spotlight on PHL-US alliance

DC’s ‘discover diplomacy’ turns spotlight on PHL-US alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — “We look forward to the US continued engagement with Asia. Despite budgetary constraints and the pull of other global commitments, it is here in the Asia-Pacific where America must clearly advance its interests and priorities. As Asia is becoming more prosperous, security tensions must be addressed.” This was one of the key messages […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Arjo asked: Is Jane Oineza your girlfriend?

Actor Arjo Atayde was asked in a television interview aired Thursday if he is already in a relationship with actress Jane Oineza. Last month, Oineza admitted that she is seeing the actor, who appears in the ABS-CBN primetime series “Ang Probinsyano”. Atayde made it clear, however, that Oineza is not his girlfriend. “Hindi ko siya […]

09.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·