Roxas camp shrugs off SWS mobile survey; Poe ‘overwhelmed’

Roxas camp shrugs off SWS mobile survey; Poe ‘overwhelmed’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of administration presidential bet Mar Roxas on Friday downplayed the results of a survey showing Senator Grace Poe as the top choice among voters after the second leg of the PiliPinas Debates 2016 last Sunday. “I think it’s a survey through mobile phones. It’s not reflective of the real score. […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |   – South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to develop their own nuclear arsenal. There are nearly 30,000 US troops permanently stationed in South Korea and 47,000 in Japan, with little appetite for nuclear weapons […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
State confirms STD cause of Zika virus

State confirms STD cause of Zika virus

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the first confirmed case of Zika virus acquired in California. This case involves transmission of Zika virus through sexual contact with a Zika-infected partner who returned from a country where Zika virus was circulating, not from […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Cut the calories when eating out in different types of restaurant

Cut the calories when eating out in different types of restaurant

Eating out can be tough for dieters following a weight-loss program since it’s all too easy to give in to temptation. In fact, a main course, a dessert and a glass of wine can easily add up to 1,000 calories. However, there’s no need to miss out on a great evening with friends, as it’s always […]

Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Booking the venue and the caterer aren’t the only things to take care of when planning a wedding. To avoid last-minute hiccups, time should also be set aside for hair, makeup, beauty treatments, hair removal and a good dose of pampering. Here’s a look at what brides-to-be should get on their beauty schedules to make […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170.1 mn debut

‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170.1 mn debut

Two iconic superheroes zapped the opposition as “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” leapt to the top of the North American box office in its opening weekend with $170. 1 million, industry estimates showed Sunday. That mammoth haul made it the best March launch ever and the sixth-biggest domestic opening weekend of all-time, the industry […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   - Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewelry owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era. The postings on Facebook and Twitter by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) come as the family tries to extend its […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A separate detention facility exclusively for children and young people in conflict with the law should be constructed to better facilitate their rehabilitation, Senator Francis Escudero said Monday. In a statement, Escudero said he and running mate Senator Grace Poe plan to allocate funds for the construction of a juvenile detention center […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How being a couple changed James, Nadine

How being a couple changed James, Nadine

Some say that if you find a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life. Now, imagine landing your dream job and your dream partner. In a classic “hitting two birds with one stone” scenario, celebrity couple James Reid and Nadine Lustre are relishing their time together as they […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

By Abner Galino POPULAR rapper Apl. deap has earned a “spotlight” at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) celebrity charity wall for leading a campaign against blindness among children in the Philippines. Apl. deap, whose real name is Allan Pineda Lindo, came to the CHLA at Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on Thursday and took […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Local News, Music, Services ·
Newest Tesla electric will aim at middle market

Newest Tesla electric will aim at middle market

By Luc Olinga New York, United States | AFP |   – Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3, its long-anticipated pitch to middle class drivers and a key component in founder Elon Musk’s vision to mainstream the electric car. Tesla Motors, until now a purveyor of luxurious all-electric cars with equally luxurious price-tags, plans to sell the Model […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Moderate consumption of alcohol may not offer health benefits, say researchers

Moderate consumption of alcohol may not offer health benefits, say researchers

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not be as beneficial as previously thought, according to Canadian researchers. Researchers reviewed 87 long-term studies on alcohol and death rates and found that there are “reasons to be skeptical” in terms of the benefits of alcohol. Some previous studies had shown that moderate drinking could contribute to a […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – Americans will soon be able to buy a smartphone-shaped gun that can hold two bullets and easily slip into a pocket. The Minnesota-based company Ideal Conceal says it will sell the new weapon from mid-2016. “Ingeniously designed to resemble a smartphone, yet with one click of the safety it opens and […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

US governor rejects Georgia bill deemed anti-gay

By Jennie Matthew New York, United States | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – The Republican governor of Georgia on Monday rejected a “religious freedoms” bill that giant corporations, Hollywood and activists bitterly complained would infringe gay rights in the southeastern US state. It made Nathan Deal the second Republican governor this month to oppose legislation deemed to discriminate against the […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Bomb scare forces evacuation at Ateneo

MANILA, Mar 28 (Mabuhay) – Students and employees evacuated Ateneo De Manila University (AdMU) on Monday due to a bomb scare. The Guidon, the official AdMU student publication, reported on Twitter that Of?ce for Student Services (OSS) director Cholo Mallillin ordered the evacuation at around 9 a.m. “This is not a drill. We have an […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Learning graft in Marcos jewels

Learning graft in Marcos jewels

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewelry owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era. The postings on Facebook and Twitter by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) come as the family tries to extend […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to develop their own nuclear arsenal. There are nearly 30,000 US troops permanently stationed in South Korea and 47,000 in Japan, with little appetite for nuclear […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Kerry says GOP campaign ‘an embarrassment’

Kerry says GOP campaign ‘an embarrassment’

President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry in the Oval Office, Nov. 1, 2013. Both US officials were supposed to go to the Philippines, but were scuttled by the shutdown and an earlier typhoon. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry in the […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Facebook apologizes for Safety Check glitch after Pakistan blast

San Francisco, United States | AFP |   – Facebook apologized on Sunday for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan. Facebook users from Honolulu to Brussels and Cairo to Hong Kong were baffled by the notification, a feature that lets users signal to friends that […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
David Beckham buys land for Miami stadium

David Beckham buys land for Miami stadium

Former England football great David Beckham has taken a key step towards his goal of launching a Major League Soccer franchise by buying land for a stadium in Miami, one of his partners said Thursday. Beckham’s group of investors acquired land in the Overtown neighborhood northwest of downtown in the Florida city. “Big News: We’ve […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Home & Garden, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·