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 ·
The hottest beauty looks from Paris Fashion Week so far

The hottest beauty looks from Paris Fashion Week so far

Paris Fashion Week is nowhere near finished, but its catwalks have already revealed some strong beauty looks for Autumn / Winter 2016. Perhaps the look that generated the most headlines came courtesy of Balmain, where Creative Director Olivier Rousteing took his army of It models and mixed things up by dressing them in color swap wigs. […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Two cans of energy drink a day can have negative effects on the heart, study finds

Two cans of energy drink a day can have negative effects on the heart, study finds

New research, presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association, has highlighted the negative effects of energy drinks on the heart. The beverages, containing sugar, caffeine and taurine, were found to trigger abnormal heart rhythms.  A clinical trial, led by researchers at the University of the Pacific and David Grant Medical Center in the USA, […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Kris won’t comment on pregnancy of James Yap’s GF

Kris won’t comment on pregnancy of James Yap’s GF

TV host Kris Aquino took to social media to express her love for her youngest son following reports that her ex-husband, basketball player James Yap, and his Italian girlfriend are expecting a baby. In an Instagram post, Aquino said James “Bimby” Yap Jr. will “always have 100% of my heart and kuya’s heart,” referring to […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Trump triumph leaves Republican party in disarray

Trump triumph leaves Republican party in disarray

By Jim Mannion Washington, United States | AFP |   – Donald Trump’s triumphal march toward the Republican presidential nomination left his party in disarray Wednesday, as Democrats coalesced around their White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton after her slew of Super Tuesday victories. Both candidates emerged the clear winners on Tuesday after several party nominating contests, […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Labor groups ask SC’s help to standardize wages in PHL regardless of location

Labor groups ask SC’s help to standardize wages in PHL regardless of location

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court on Thursday has been asked to order the standardization of a national minimum wage all over the Philippines. In a 28-page plea, the petitioners that included several labor groups and former Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello asked the high court to nullify, abolish, repeal and strike down as unconstitutional Republic […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘We don’t want your dirty money’, pope tells patrons

‘We don’t want your dirty money’, pope tells patrons

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  – Pope Francis Wednesday issued a stinging rebuke to rich patrons who offer the Church dirty money gained through exploitation, telling them to take back their cheques and burn them. “I think of some benefactors of the Church that say ‘take this offer for the Church’, and it […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories. By modifying the process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses to reviews an employer’s eligibility to sponsor individuals under certain employment-based […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community Facebook page. “We encourage everyone to nominate the passionate and committed individuals in […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Beauty brand Lancôme is teaming up with fashion house Sonia Rykiel on a new make-up collection for Fall 2016. The two French giants have come together to create a limited edition autumn range that is full of color, inspired by the joyful and liberated spirit of the Left Bank Parisian neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the birthplace […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Where Americans traveled to most in 2015

Where Americans traveled to most in 2015

Las Vegas was the most popular domestic vacation spot for US travelers last year, while London outranked Paris and Rome to be the most popular international destination. That’s according to the latest Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com, which provides a sweeping look at where Americans traveled in 2015; the types of deals they got; and […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

Feeding infants small amounts of mashed-up peanuts early in life may help them avoid developing allergies, even if they stop eating peanuts for a year in early childhood, researchers said Friday. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine have prompted global health authorities to reconsider long-held advice that babies should avoid certain foods, […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Jessica Biel’s Au Fudge family restaurant opening this week

Jessica Biel’s Au Fudge family restaurant opening this week

Hollywood actress Jessica Biel opens her family-friendly restaurant Au Fudge later this week With the idea to cater to both adults and children, Au Fudge, which shared a sneak peek with Eater, has a menu for everyone, delivering organic, healthy and wholesome dishes such as caesar salad with quinoa, but also crowd pleasers such as beef […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
Two L.A. City Controller reports show budget shortfall, pension liabilities

Two L.A. City Controller reports show budget shortfall, pension liabilities

LOS ANGELES – Controller Ron Galperin released two reports detailing the state of the City’s finances: The Financial Forecast Report, in which analysts in the Controller’s office make financial projections for the current and coming year; and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), itemizing the City’s revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities for fiscal year 2014-15 […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

PHL probes attack on IS-targeted top Saudi cleric

By Joel Guinto Zamboanga, Philippines | AFP |   – Philippine authorities were on Wednesday probing an assassination attempt against an influential Saudi preacher who was on an Islamic State hit list, after the gunman was killed and two suspects arrested. Preacher Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni and Saudi diplomat Sheikh Turki Assaegh were both wounded in a […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Mexico won’t pay for Trump’s ‘terrible’ wall: minister

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |   – Mexico will under no circumstances pay for the border wall that US presidential candidate Donald Trump has proposed building to stop illegal immigration, the Mexican finance minister said. “Let me say this emphatically and categorically: under no circumstances is Mexico going to pay for the wall that Mr Trump is proposing,” Finance […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

Long Beach, CA – Hazel Koons, coordinator of AF3IRM South Bay announced that the chapter will join the second annual International Women’s Day mass action on March 6 at 12 noon at the Los Angeles Police Department, 100 w. 1st  Street in  downtown Los Angeles. Koons said that a contigent of students, professionals from the […]

04.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into a library, open to anyone and everyone. Starting with only 100 books, the 63 year-old former accountant has […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Offers, Online, Promotions, Services ·
JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling has confirmed on her Twitter account that she is working on a trilogy of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” films. The three films are a spin-off of her “Harry Potter” series. The “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” trilogy is set in New York City and takes place 70 years […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·