PHL remembers, honors Filipino WWII veterans on Day of Valor

PHL remembers, honors Filipino WWII veterans on Day of Valor

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2016  – “Our veterans have rendered a service that has no equal, and one which we can only hope to repay by living up to the promise of a free and peaceful and civilized nation”, Charge d’affaires and Minister Patrick Chuasoto said in his opening remarks during the reception and symposium held in commemoration […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Embassy tests vote counting machines

PHL Embassy tests vote counting machines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The final testing and sealing (FTS) of COMELEC vote counting machines (VCMs) for the 2016 Philippine National Elections was held at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on Wednesday, 06 April 2016. Consul Katrina Borja-Martin led the FTS along with Embassy personnel who took their oaths as Special Board of Election Inspectors […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Roxas camp says Duterte ‘a threat to democracy’

Roxas camp says Duterte ‘a threat to democracy’

MANILA, Apr 11 (Mabuhay) – The camp of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas on Monday described Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as a “threat to democracy” whose “politics of fear” has seduced Filipinos. “It is becoming clear that more and more of our countrymen are being seduced by the politics of fear of Mayor Duterte,” […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Benjamin, in a word

Benjamin, in a word

When speaking is not enough, actor Benjamin Alves resorts to the written word to express himself. He pools his artistic energy and creates poems or short stories. “I may have a hard time putting my thoughts into words when speaking but writing them down was never a problem,” he said. Note that the 26-year-old actor […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Drilon, Sotto, Pangilinan, Lacson statistically tied for top 4 spots in SWS poll

Drilon, Sotto, Pangilinan, Lacson statistically tied for top 4 spots in SWS poll

MANILA, Apr 11 (Mabuhay) – Four senatorial candidates—Senate President Franklin Drilon, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, and former senators Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan and Panfilo “Ping” Lacson – emerged statistically tied for the top four spots in the latest survey of Social Weather Stations (SWS) on voting preferences for senators. Drilon got 45 percent while erstwhile […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cookbook aimed at busy super moms

Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cookbook aimed at busy super moms

Gwyneth Paltrow lovers and haters are likely keeping an eye out for her latest cookery book, this time aimed at the health-conscious, “super-busy home cook.” “It’s All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook,” published by Grand Central Life & Style, features 125 of Paltrow’s favorite recipes which she claims can be made […]

Nissan GT-R claims drifting speed record

Nissan GT-R claims drifting speed record

A specially tuned Nissan GT-R has entered the record books with a drifting speed of 304.96 kmh (189.49 mph) at a 30 degree angle at Fujairah International Airport, United Arab Emirates. Driving the current generation model Nissan GT-R, which was tuned to 1380 HP with the aid of Nismo specialists, was champion Japanese drifter Masato […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Dubai to build tower taller than Burj Khalifa

Dubai to build tower taller than Burj Khalifa

Dubai plans to build a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest skyscraper, property developer Emaar said Sunday. The viewing tower will cost around $1 billion (880 million euros) and will be “a notch” taller than Burj Khalifa, Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar told reporters as he revealed details of […]

11.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations ·
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 ·