SC grants Gloria Arroyo three-day birthday furlough

SC grants Gloria Arroyo three-day birthday furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has granted a request from former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to have a birthday furlough next month. At a press briefing, SC spokesman Theodore Te said the furlough will be from April 4 to 6. Mrs. Arroyo had originally asked that she be allowed to leave the hospital for five […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Al Gore in surprise visit to Tacloban – Haiyan ground zero

Al Gore in surprise visit to Tacloban – Haiyan ground zero

Tacloban, Philippines | AFP |   – Climate change activist and former US vice president Al Gore made a surprise visit Saturday to an impoverished Philippine city ravaged by one of the strongest storms on record. The Nobel Peace Prize winner lit candles at a mass grave in Tacloban for thousands killed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, a picture […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Anne Curtis says no to wedding bells yet

Anne Curtis says no to wedding bells yet

Anne Curtis is not in a hurry to settle down and start a family. The 31-year-old Kapamilya actress explained that she wants to maximize her showbiz career and then tie the knot in two or three years’ time. “It comes on its own right time. Ako kasi napaka career driven ko and once you decide […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Spielberg, Ford on for fifth “Indiana Jones”

Spielberg, Ford on for fifth “Indiana Jones”

Franchise mainstays Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford will once again reprise their respective roles behind and in front of camera in a fifth “Indiana Jones” film set for July 2019. Lucasfilm owner Disney made the announcement on March 15, 2016, setting a release date of July 19, 2019 for the continuation of what will by […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Beals signs up to ‘Taken’

Jennifer Beals signs up to ‘Taken’

Jennifer Beals is the latest star to join the cast of the TV remake of “Taken”. The actress will play the part of Christina Hart, the Special Deputy Director of National Intelligence in the NBC prequel to the popular movie franchise, Deadline reports. Beals will be joined on screen by Clive Standen, who will take on the […]

16.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
3rd Traditional Holy Week Pabasa in Historic Filipinotown March 24-25

3rd Traditional Holy Week Pabasa in Historic Filipinotown March 24-25

Los Angeles – The FILAM International-USA, The Philippine Institute of Language, Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI)  cordially invite everyone  to the 3rd Year of “The Pabasa” – the Filipino cultural tradition of reading The Holy Bible Reading by singing in Pilipino during the Holy Week. The Pabasa (Bible Reading […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·

US police investigating if Trump ‘incited riot’

Miami, United States | AFP |   – North Carolina authorities said Monday they are looking into whether Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump incited a riot at a rally where a black protester was punched in the face by a supporter. It comes after a weekend of violent clashes and protests at Trump events and ahead of “Super Tuesday 2,” […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Tax time tips and reminders, courtesy of Wells Fargo

Tax time tips and reminders, courtesy of Wells Fargo

Forgetting about tax deductions or credits can be costly. It’s important to tell your tax preparer about your expenses, gifts and retirement plan contributions to help lessen your tax bill. Even if you prepare your own tax return, begin gathering this information now. Here is a “Top 10” list of tax tips that can easily […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
Valenzuela Mayor Gatchalian, 7 others face graft raps over Kentex fire

Valenzuela Mayor Gatchalian, 7 others face graft raps over Kentex fire

MANILA, Mar 15 (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian and seven other individuals in connection with the fire that hit Kentex footwear factory in May 2015 and left 74 people dead. In a joint resolution recently signed by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: News ·
L’Oréal Paris pushes its augmented reality beauty app with new deal

L’Oréal Paris pushes its augmented reality beauty app with new deal

L’Oréal Paris is investing in the development of its augmented reality app “Makeup Genius” by entering into an exclusive partnership with the augmented reality company behind the project, Image Metrics. Originally launched in 2014, Makeup Genius is essentially a mirror that relies on innovative technology developed by Image Metrics to let users apply makeup virtually […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Subaru teases new Impreza ahead of New York

Subaru teases new Impreza ahead of New York

The 2016 New York Auto Show has been chosen as the location for the global debut of an all-new production ready Subaru. The Impreza is legendary for its blend of practicality and all-wheel-drive performance and although it’s lost its way in recent years, company bosses are promising that the new car will right some of […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Election postponement can give voters more time to reflect on choices — lawyer

Election postponement can give voters more time to reflect on choices — lawyer

MANILA, Mar 15 (Mabuhay) — Amid opposition on the possibility of the postponement of elections, an election lawyer on Tuesday said the window of time that will result in moving the date of the polls may have positive effects. In a statement, lawyer Romulo Macalintal said the period between May 9, the schedule of this […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Raymart admits he got traumatized

Raymart admits he got traumatized

MANILA, Mar 15 (Mabuhay) — RAYMART Santiago is glad that he now gets the chance to see kids Santino and Sabina regularly. “For two years, I didn’t get to see them kaya kahit paano, naapektuhan ‘yung closeness namin,” he said. “Now, it’s like I’m starting again. But when I’m with them, okay naman, kahit you […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Sen. Guingona wants casinos covered by anti-money laundering law

Sen. Guingona wants casinos covered by anti-money laundering law

MANILA, Mar 15 (Mabuhay) — Hours before the Senate blue ribbon panel starts probing into the $81 million money laundering scheme involving Philippine entities, panel chairman Senator Teofisto Guingona III said the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001 has had its share of loopholes. “‘Yung casinos dapat mapailalim sa batas,” the senator said. The $81 million […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why Maggie Wilson left showbiz

Why Maggie Wilson left showbiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Maggie Wilson, who was crowned as Binibining Pilipinas-World in 2007, does not regret leaving showbiz behind to be a hands-on mom and wife to her son and husband. Wilson said her family is her top-most priority as of the moment and she likes to be around them in every important occasion. When […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ferrari signs preliminary deal for theme park in China

Ferrari signs preliminary deal for theme park in China

Ferrari announced Thursday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with two Chinese companies to build a theme park in China. The non-binding deal with Beijing Automotive and Biac Eternaland Property will, if implemented, see the two Chinese companies licensed to establish the park in a still-to-be-decided Chinese city. The luxury sportscar maker and […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Uniqlo x Liberty London spring collection goes on sale globally March 24

Uniqlo x Liberty London spring collection goes on sale globally March 24

Always on the lookout for new collaborations, Uniqlo has teamed up with the British brand Liberty London — known for its iconic fabrics — for a spring collection that goes big on florals. The collection includes over 20 items and will be available in the UK on March 18, before launching globally in stores and […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Barbie, no warts and all, comes to Paris

Barbie, no warts and all, comes to Paris

For decades, Barbie has encouraged girls to reach for the stars, showing them through her endless reinventions that anything is possible. Now the girl who beat Neil Armstrong to the Moon has brought a lifetime of fine outfits and accessories to Paris to show them off to the world at the city’s Musee des Arts […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
The eyes have it: scientists grow lenses from stem cells

The eyes have it: scientists grow lenses from stem cells

People suffering vision loss may one day have new corneas and lenses grown from their own cells, and be spared the invasive transplants required today, according to research published Wednesday. In papers published in the journal Nature, a research team said they had managed to engineer corneas from stem cells in the lab, while another […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
In wake of Grace Poe ruling, PNoy wants SC to clarify rules on citizenship

In wake of Grace Poe ruling, PNoy wants SC to clarify rules on citizenship

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Supreme Court (SC) justices ought to clarify Philippine laws on citizenship, President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday, following the 9-6 vote of the tribunal allowing presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe to run in the May presidential race. Aquino said he also wanted an explanation of how Poe reacquired her Filipino citizenship since […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·