Vegetable fat not the route to a healthy heart: study

Vegetable fat not the route to a healthy heart: study

Replacing animal fat in the human diet with vegetable oil seems not to lower heart disease risk, and might even boost it, according to a study published Wednesday that challenges a cornerstone of dietary advice. Switching from saturated to unsaturated Omega-6 fats did result in lower blood cholesterol in a trial with nearly 10,000 participants, it […]

15.04.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Cebu Pacific becomes first airline in Asia-Pacific to order ergonomic seats for new Airbus fleet

Cebu Pacific becomes first airline in Asia-Pacific to order ergonomic seats for new Airbus fleet

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA  (PNA) – Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific on Tuesday announced that it has order the SL3510 seat model from Recaro Aircraft Seating for its brand-new fleet of 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft, making it the first airline in the Asia-Pacific region to order this seat model. The Recaro SL3510, at around 9 […]

15.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Production now underway on Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Production now underway on Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have confirmed that production has now started on the upcoming film adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell.” Based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series, the comics were previously brought to the big screen by Mamoru Oshii in his iconic 1995 Japanese anime film. This new adaptation sees Rupert Sanders of “Snow White […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

What do you get when you cross legendary Michelin-starred Spanish chef Ferran Adrià with fictional and animated Disney characters? Recipes like chickpeas and spinach, fit for a Jedi, eggplant padawan, and The Jungle Book juice. It’s an unlikely and surprising partnership. Kind of like a storyline about a Paris rat cooking at a fancy, gastronomic […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Food & Dining ·
Lopez, veteran immigration lawyer, dies in car accident

Lopez, veteran immigration lawyer, dies in car accident

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American immigration lawyer Atty. Luisito L. Lopez, died on Tuesday, April 5, after a car accident while on his way to visit a client in an immigration detention facility in Eloy, Arizona. He was 76. Lopez’s eldest daughter Rose, who was driving the Honda Odyssey van, was seriously injured and is now […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Why Andi no longer posts as much photos of daughter

Why Andi no longer posts as much photos of daughter

MANILA (Mabuhay) — If you follow Andi Eigenmann on Instagram, you would notice that she no longer posts a lot of photos of her daughter Ellie. The actress took to Twitter to explain her decision. In a series of posts, Eigenmann said she does not share so much photos of Ellie anymore because of “judgmental […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Tesla Model S gets a 2017 facelift

Tesla Model S gets a 2017 facelift

On Tuesday, California-based electric car company Tesla took the wraps off a heavily refreshed version of its full-size luxury sedan. April is proving to be a very busy month for Tesla. After revealing an all-new affordable compact sedan, the Model 3 (and generating over 200,000 orders as a result), and issuing a safety recall for […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Pacquiao back to PHL after last bout vs. Bradley

Pacquiao back to PHL after last bout vs. Bradley

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, April 14 (PNA) – Fresh from what he considered his last bout in Las Vegas, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao greeted a sea of Filipino fans with a big smile who welcomed him back to Manila on Thursday morning. The newly-retired champion arrived the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at around […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Riots, deportations headline spoof ‘President Trump’ front page

Riots, deportations headline spoof ‘President Trump’ front page

By Olivia Hampton Washington, United States | AFP |   – Mass deportations, riots and a looming trade war: The Boston Globe on Sunday ran a fake front page imagining the state of America under a Donald Trump presidency—and denouncing his “deeply disturbing” vision. Posted in the US newspaper’s idea section alongside an op-ed with the title “The GOP must […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Earn Less Than $13,870? California Rewards Low-Income Tax Filers.

Earn Less Than $13,870? California Rewards Low-Income Tax Filers.

SACRAMENTO–The Golden State’s poverty statistics are grim: Two in five people live just over the federal poverty level (FPL), and the state has the highest child poverty rate in the nation. But this year, for the first time, California’s working poor will get to keep more of their earnings in their pockets thanks to the […]

13.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Asia falls for S. Korean military romance

Asia falls for S. Korean military romance

Millions across Asia will sit down this week for the finale of a hit South Korean drama series that has triggered relationship health warnings in China, a thumbs-up review from Thailand’s junta chief and a trans-regional passion for its two young stars. “Descendants of the Sun” tells the story of an army captain sent on […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online ·
VR in the OR

VR in the OR

On April 14, Medical Realities will host what it claims is the first live Virtual Reality stream of a surgical procedure. The company describes the operation – the removal of a tumour – as a standard surgical procedure. And, to watch it in 360-degree, immersive video, all that is needed is the free Medical Realities […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Award-winning Australian actor and stage performer Hugh Jackman will be promoting and representing the European luxury brand in North America. Jackman has been the Maison’s global brand ambassador since 2014 and as the company marks its 110th anniversary, the actor will be turning his attention and his considerable charm to the US where he will […]

Grand, unique Palarong Pambansa 2016 opening draws praises from delegates, guests

Grand, unique Palarong Pambansa 2016 opening draws praises from delegates, guests

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY  (PNA) – The grand and unique opening of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 at the Albay Provincial Sports Complex inside the Bicol University compound left a mark on the map of the Philippines as it drew praises from delegates, visitors and local residents who flocked to the red-accented oval ground […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Boxing fans still want Pacquiao to fight

Boxing fans still want Pacquiao to fight

By Lolito T. delos Reyes DAVAO CITY (PNA) – Boxing managers, promoters, trainers and fellow Filipino boxers think that 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao can still fight and should postpone his retirement after scoring a convincing unanimous decision against Timothy Bradley last Sunday. “Ok pa si Manny, puwede pa I match kahit sinong boxer pa […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Pista’y Dayat’ to kick off April 22 with beach party

‘Pista’y Dayat’ to kick off April 22 with beach party

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, April 12 (PNA) – People attending the annual Pista’y Dayat (sea festival) of the province of Pangasinan will be welcomed through a beach party when this year’s revelry starts on April 22 at the Capitol beachfront here. Dubbed as “I Love Pangasinan” beach rave concert/party, the kickoff concert at night will be preceded […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Philippine News ·
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 ·