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 ·
Jonalyn Viray is now a Kapamilya

Jonalyn Viray is now a Kapamilya

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Jonalyn Viray is now a Kapamilya, with the singer changing her screen name to Jona. Her first project is to interpret the theme song of the upcoming ABS-CBN series “We Will Survive”, which started last February 29 before “TV Patrol”. The soap stars Melai Cantiveros and Pokwang. “Siyempre very happy at kinakabahan […]

14.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Japanese women still face 100 day wait to remarry

Japanese women still face 100 day wait to remarry

Japanese women still face a 100 day wait before they can remarry following legal changes approved Tuesday by the country’s cabinet, a move condemned as discriminatory by a UN rights group. The approval, from conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration on International Women’s Day, came after Japan’s Supreme Court ruled in December that the six-month […]

10.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Edgar Allan aims to fulfill dreams

Edgar Allan aims to fulfill dreams

His career may be on the upswing, thanks in part to his successful stint on “Your Face Sounds Familiar (YFSF)” last year, but Edgar Allan Guzman isn’t about to just take it easy. “Kung magkakaroon ng opportunity na ipagpatuloy ko ang pag-aaral ko, why not? Marami kasi akong nakikita na mga bata na nag-a-aral eh, […]

10.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Philippines impounds North Korean freighter based on latest resolution of United Nations

Philippines impounds North Korean freighter based on latest resolution of United Nations

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The government said it impounded the North Korean freighter Jin Teng being in Subic Bay Freeport based on sanction imposed by the United Nations after it carried out nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Quoting an update reports from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III said the Philippines has an […]

10.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·

Palace affirms military assessment on presence of ISIS in PHL

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacanang said it is standing by the statement of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that there is no presence of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Mindanao despite the recent flare up of violence in the region in previous weeks. There were reports quoting security analysts mentioning about growing […]

10.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New comedy coming from Jennifer Aniston and Jason Batemen

New comedy coming from Jennifer Aniston and Jason Batemen

Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman have teamed up to develop a comedy about a couple in which the wife is a high-powered business woman and Bateman plays a stay-at-home husband. Bateman will star, direct and produce the film titled “Significant Other” while Aniston will also star and executive produce, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
USCIS announces $10-M citizenship and integration grant opportunities

USCIS announces $10-M citizenship and integration grant opportunities

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will provide up to $10 million in […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Hilton partners with Peach Dish for ‘ready meal’ service

Hilton partners with Peach Dish for ‘ready meal’ service

Guests staying at the Hilton’s Homewood Suites can now order pre-portioned meal kits so that they can prepare home-cooked meals while on holiday. Hilton will test the service, which will give guests discounted access to Peach Dish’s services, at its Atlanta and Dallas suites. If the three-month trial is successful it will be rolled out […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
The hottest beauty collaborations of 2016 so far

The hottest beauty collaborations of 2016 so far

We might only be heading into spring, but 2016 has already revealed some exciting beauty collaborations. From Gwyneth Paltrow to Kylie Jenner, here are some of the stars making a move on the cosmetics industry this year. Gwyneth Paltrow x Goop Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle company Goop hit the headlines earlier this month with […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Sunshine Cruz on finding new love

Sunshine Cruz on finding new love

Sunshine Cruz does not see anything wrong if she finds new love. Three years after her separation from estranged husband Cesar Montano, the “Dolce Amore” actress said that they both deserve happiness. Cruz admitted that she had suitors before but decided not to entertain anyone because she has not found the right one. “Sana nga […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
The changing face of makeup revealed in new trend report

The changing face of makeup revealed in new trend report

Innovations in the makeup industry mean that cosmetics are taking on a new texture, according to a new beauty trend report. According to an expert panel selected by the global “MakeUp In” trade show, 2015 was the year when beauty companies started to invest in creating a more sensorial approach to cosmetics. From elastic formulas […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
California renews fight against big tobacco with historic regulations

California renews fight against big tobacco with historic regulations

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today presented on the Assembly floor one bill in a sweeping package to reduce smoking and fight tobacco-related diseases. SBX2 5, authored by Senator Mark Leno, bolsters public health protections by regulating e-cigarettes under the same laws that govern other cigarettes, such as those prohibiting smoking in certain […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
New York announces record 4.29 million jobs

New York announces record 4.29 million jobs

New York, United States | AFP |   – New York announced Monday that the city’s employment figures had risen to a record 4.29 million jobs with 249,000 jobs added since progressive Democrat Bill de Blasio became mayor two years ago. The city’s unemployment rate has fallen nearly three percent since de Blasio took office in January 2014, confounding initial […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·