Escudero: Aquino should have focused on fair polls instead of campaign

Escudero: Aquino should have focused on fair polls instead of campaign

SAMBOAN, Cebu  (Mabuhay) –  Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Saturday said President Aquino should not have endorsed any candidate in the May elections to show that the polls will indeed be fair. “Nalungkot ako ng bahagya nung nagpasya si Pangulong Aquino na mag-endorso ng kandidato (I was slightly saddened by the decision of President Aquino […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vic Sotto’s daughter Paulina engaged

Vic Sotto’s daughter Paulina engaged

Vic Sotto’s youngest daughter Paulina is now engaged to her non-showbiz long-term boyfriend Jed Llanes. In a series of Instagram posts by Sotto, Llanes was seen proposing to Paulina Sotto in front of their closest family and friends. “Before I met @jedllanes10, I really thought this wasn’t going to happen for me. I love you […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
S. Korea and Singapore nab top spot in world’s best airport ranking

S. Korea and Singapore nab top spot in world’s best airport ranking

Asia can claim bragging rights to being home to the world’s best airports, with South Korea, Singapore, and China taking the top three spots in a new airport ranking. Results of the 2015 Airport Service Quality Awards suggest that flyers passing through the major hubs in Asia are more likely to be satisfied with their […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Science & Technology ·
BMW marks 100 years with a next century concept car

BMW marks 100 years with a next century concept car

Unveiled on Monday, the BMW Vision Next 100 is a glimpse at what the average premium car will look like in 2116, as the German luxury and sportscar firm marks its first century in business. The zero emissions concept is also zero compromise in that it uses cutting edge technology and learning algorithms to tailor […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Full tracklist of Zayn Malik album revealed

Full tracklist of Zayn Malik album revealed

Zayn Malik has released the tracklist for his upcoming album “Mind of Mine.” The former One Direction member released the tracks from his debut as a solo artist on Twitter. His first single “Pillowtalk” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album drops March 25. Here’s the final tracklist, with its creative spelling […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Robert Pattinson reveals plans to launch his own clothing line

Robert Pattinson reveals plans to launch his own clothing line

Move over Kanye. Robert Pattinson has declared his ambitions to become a fashion designer. Already a model for Dior, the actor told Numero magazine that he’s begun work on a fashion line that will be influenced by styles around the world. When asked if he’s ever thought of writing or directing a film, Pattinson dodged […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
World’s costliest train station to open at site of NY’s 9/11 tragedy

World’s costliest train station to open at site of NY’s 9/11 tragedy

New York on Thursday opens the most expensive train station in the world, on the site of the World Trade Center destroyed 14 years ago in the 9/11 attacks. Twelve years in the making, there will be no official ceremony to mark the 3 pm opening to rail commuters of the World Trade Center Transportation […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Asia’s tuk-tuks providing a wheel boost to Africa

Asia’s tuk-tuks providing a wheel boost to Africa

Omnipresent on the chaotic streets of Mumbai, Jakarta and Bangkok, Asia’s three-wheeled “tuk-tuk” has now come to Africa — and with a two-fold bonus: providing much-needed jobs and slashing accidents. Cheap to run and safer than the traditional motorcycle taxi, the auto-rickshaw is an increasingly common sight trundling along the traffic-choked streets of the continent’s […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Motoring ·
The top 10 cities with the best downtowns in the US

The top 10 cities with the best downtowns in the US

Alexandria, Virginia has been named the best downtown in America in a new list looking at small to mid-size cities. Livability.com, a community marketing agency, released their list of The Top 10 Best Downtowns 2016, giving Alexandria the top spot over 2,000 cities. Using data from the US Census Bureau, US Department of Agriculture and […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Dawn Chang calls it quits with Australian BF

Dawn Chang calls it quits with Australian BF

Former “Pinoy Big Brother 737” housemate Dawn Chang has decided to call it quits with her non-showbiz Australian boyfriend. Chang, who has been in a relationship with Cameron for more than two years, explained that her decision was due to her boyfriend’s frustration about their lack of time for each other. “Bilang ang laking change, […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Parents are grumpy about Disney’s price hikes at the happiest place on earth

Parents are grumpy about Disney’s price hikes at the happiest place on earth

There’s a lot of grumbling about the happiest place on earth following news that Disney is hiking admission prices in an effort to ease traffic during peak season. Introduced this week, Disney’s new tiered system for one-day tickets will make visits to the parks more expensive during peak periods like spring break, the winter holidays […]

08.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
Carl’s Jr. opens first restaurant in Japan as part of Asian expansion

Carl’s Jr. opens first restaurant in Japan as part of Asian expansion

The opening of Japan’s first Carl’s Jr. burger joint in Tokyo attracted snaking lines and overnight visitors over the weekend, with customers willing to wait hours for their first bite and the chance to win a year’s worth of free burgers. Parent company CKE Restaurant Holdings is hoping to capitalize on the largest burger market […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Film adaptation of ‘Downton Abbey’ possibility: producer

Film adaptation of ‘Downton Abbey’ possibility: producer

While the British period drama “Downton Abbey” may have come to an end, there’s already talk that the series could come back to life on the big screen. The final episode of the wildly popular series aired Sunday in the US, wrapping up the story lines of different members of the Crawley household after six […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Isabella Rossellini returns to Lancôme

Isabella Rossellini returns to Lancôme

Isabella Rossellini has landed a new role as the latest muse for the beauty house Lancôme. The Italian actress, director and style icon is teaming up with the French cosmetics brand on a mission to “spread the brand’s particular vision of femininity to the four corners of the earth”. The news marks the second act […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
N. Korea threatens nuclear strikes over South-US military drills

N. Korea threatens nuclear strikes over South-US military drills

By Hwang Sung-Hee Seoul, South Korea | AFP | Monday 3/7/2016 – North Korea threatened pre-emptive and “indiscriminate” nuclear strikes against South Korea and the United States on Monday, as the two allies kicked off their annual, large-scale military exercises. The drills always raise tensions on the divided Korean peninsula and the situation is particularly volatile this year, given the […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Rica Peralejo suffers miscarriage

Rica Peralejo suffers miscarriage

Just days after announcing her pregnancy, actress Rica Peralejo shared some devastating news on her blog on Wednesday. The 34-year-old Peralejo revealed that she lost her baby two months into her pregnancy. “One of my biggest fears has been realized…I lost the baby in my womb,” she wrote on a blog post titled “Pain and […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Poe to SC: Allow people to choose next president

Poe to SC: Allow people to choose next president

MANILA, Mar 7 (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe expressed hope on Monday that the Supreme Court would allow the people to choose their next leader. “Sa ating mga kababayan, kami po ay patuloy na nananalangin at kumpiyansa sapagkat sa mga narinig natin doon sa Supreme Court justice mismo—Chief Justice—ang sabi niya ang mga Pilipino, mga […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
First case of Zika virus detected in PHL since 2012

First case of Zika virus detected in PHL since 2012

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – An American woman was infected with the Zika virus while visiting the Philippines, health department officials said Sunday, the first  case detected in the country for several years. Health Secretary Janette Garin said the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US-CDC) had informed her that a US resident who stayed in the […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Philippine News ·
BlackBerry Priv now available

BlackBerry Priv now available

BlackBerry Priv is now available for purchase on the Verizon online store. The Priv is BlackBerry’s first Android device, which has a total storage capacity of 160 GB. The company also has plans for additional devices in the future. The handset is selling for a full retail price of $720. It can also be purchased in […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study

Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study

Italy was the biggest exporter and producer of wine in the world in 2015, while the United States consumed the most of the Mediterranean country’s prized nectar, a study published Wednesday showed. “Today, one bottle of wine exported in five is made in Italy, the biggest wine exporter in the world,” Italy’s Coldiretti agricultural association […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·