LA to host All-Star Game for record sixth time in 2018

LA to host All-Star Game for record sixth time in 2018

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Los Angeles was named by the NBA on Tuesday as the host city for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, the record sixth time the Southern California metropolis will stage the event. The 67th showdown between elite squads from the Eastern and Western conferences will be played February 18, 2018, at the […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Sports & Recreation ·
Investors agri, manufacturing, S&T examined eyed Washington

Investors agri, manufacturing, S&T examined eyed Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Secretary Virgilio De los Reyes of the Philippine Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and a panel of senior Philippine officials recently discussed the “opportunities and challenges” in Philippine agriculture, manufacturing, and science and technology, highlighting the country’s economic growth, the inclusiveness of progress, the sustainability of reforms, and the quality of the Filipino workforce. […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Fox denounces Trump ‘sick obsession’ with journalist

Fox denounces Trump ‘sick obsession’ with journalist

New York, United States | AFP |   – Fox News renewed its bitter dispute with Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, accusing him of harboring a “sick obsession” with prominent news anchor Megyn Kelly and waging a campaign of crude verbal abuse against her. The strongly worded riposte is the latest episode in a simmering, months-long feud between the influential […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Domino’s to trial robots for pizza delivery

Domino’s to trial robots for pizza delivery

Fast food giant Domino’s is to trial pizza delivery robots in New Zealand, it said Friday, describing the hi-tech, driverless units as a world first. In a move enthusiastically backed by the New Zealand government, Domino’s said it was working with authorities on plans to roll out its DRU (Domino’s Robotic Unit). The four-wheeler, developed […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
UN condemns ‘unacceptable’ N. Korea missile tests

UN condemns ‘unacceptable’ N. Korea missile tests

By Carole Landry United Nations, United States | AFP |   – The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea over its ballistic missile launches and demanded Pyongyang to refrain from further violations of UN resolutions. Backed by China, Pyongyang’s ally, the council said in a unanimous statement that “all these launches were unacceptable” and “constituted a […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Palace official likens presidential bets to ‘Fantastic Four’

Palace official likens presidential bets to ‘Fantastic Four’

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – The four presidential candidates who faced off in the second leg of the PiliPinas Debates 2016 in Cebu City were like the “Fantastic Four,” a Malacañang official said Monday. In a media briefing, Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) likened Vice President Jejomar Binay […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why Liza feels Enrique is ‘destined’ for her

Why Liza feels Enrique is ‘destined’ for her

Liza Soberano, the star of the hit primetime series “Dolce Amore,” believes actor Enrique Gil was, in a way, destined to be her onscreen partner. The 18-year-old Soberano admitted that she was supposed to be paired with Gil for the 2011 remake of “Mula sa Puso.” Her part, however, went to Lauren Young. Soberano, who, […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Toyota unleashes new Prius Prime

Toyota unleashes new Prius Prime

Toyota unveiled its new Prius Prime on Wednesday at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, featuring an efficient model with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The new Prius boasts the highest MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) of any plug-in hybrid, running on an estimated 120 or more MPGe — making it 26 percent more efficient […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Kenan and Kel to reunite for an ‘All That’ anniversary special

Kenan and Kel to reunite for an ‘All That’ anniversary special

1990s US comedy duo Kenan & Kel are set to reunite for a special anniversary episode of “All That” reports NME. Kenan and Kel — full names Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell — originally found fame back in the 90s on the Nickelodeon comedy show. They later went on to film the 1997 movie “Good Burger” based […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Before ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ hits the big screen, catch up on the main trailers

Before ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ hits the big screen, catch up on the main trailers

With “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” rolling out the week of March 25, we sift through six of the superhero film’s biggest trailers; the adventurous can see if they can correctly piece together the film’s true plot, despite Warner Bros’ apparent trailer-cutting cleverness. Official Teaser Trailer – April 17, 2015 Who is Superman – […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Get up and walk on National Walking Day, April 6

Get up and walk on National Walking Day, April 6

American Heart Association, Union Bank to host group walk in downtown LA LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2016 – Heart disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer and stroke is the leading cause of disability. LA’s workforce can make a positive impact on their heart and brain health, starting with simple steps – take 30 minutes of the […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Emma Stone To Play Kennedy Sister In Upcoming Film

Emma Stone To Play Kennedy Sister In Upcoming Film

Oscar-nominated actress Emma Stone has been tapped to star in “Letters to Rosemary” – a film based on the final days of John F. Kennedy’s sister. According to Variety, Stone is set to play Rosemary Kennedy in the biopic, which will explore the life of the eldest daughter of Joseph and Rose Kennedy who suffered from […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Monochromatic makeup looks for spring

Monochromatic makeup looks for spring

Getting your beauty look on point has never been easier, thanks to the ‘monochromatic makeup’ trend doing the rounds. The concept of monochromatic makeup, which involves sporting a similar hue on your eyes, lips, cheeks (and potentially even nails), has been around for a while, but celebrities have been embracing it lately as the perfect […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Bangladesh central bank ‘complicit’ in heist: minister

Bangladesh central bank ‘complicit’ in heist: minister

By Sam Jahan Dhaka, Bangladesh | AFP |   – The Bangladesh finance minister has accused central bank officials of being complicit in an audacious $81 million theft from an overseas account, in an interview with a leading Bengali newspaper published Friday. Hackers stole the money from the Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
UN agency: SC ruling on Poe a victory for foundlings, stateless

UN agency: SC ruling on Poe a victory for foundlings, stateless

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Philippines has welcomed the Supreme Court’s (SC) landmark ruling “favoring foundlings as citizens,” referring to the high tribunal’s decision to allow Sen. Grace Poe to run for president in the May polls. UNHCR country representative Bernard Kerblat highlighted that the Philippines has […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bea, Zanjoe together with friends

Bea, Zanjoe together with friends

It looks like former couple Zanjoe Marudo and Bea Alonzo are still in good terms even after their breakup. Almost two months since Marudo confirmed his split with the actress, the two were spotted together recently. Based on the Instagram posts of their companions, Marudo and Alonzo had lunch at a restaurant in Quezon City […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Michelin launching guide in Seoul signals rise of neo-Korean cuisine

Michelin launching guide in Seoul signals rise of neo-Korean cuisine

News that Michelin will be launching its first hotel and restaurant guide for Seoul is the latest sign pointing to the city’s burgeoning fine dining scene and rise of neo-Korean cuisine. In a few weeks, the bustling South Korean capital will be crawling with anonymous Michelin inspectors, who possess the power to pronounce which restaurants […]

Mitt Romney to vote for Trump rival Cruz in primary

Mitt Romney to vote for Trump rival Cruz in primary

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for the White House, said Friday he will vote for Ted Cruz in next week’s Utah primary, all but endorsing the arch-conservative senator as he seeks to derail Donald Trump’s nomination bid. Romney, who has led the charge among party elites to prevent the celebrity billionaire […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Commission asks next President to take bold steps to combat climate change

Commission asks next President to take bold steps to combat climate change

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Climate Change Commission (CCC) wants those running for office in the May elections, especially presidential aspirants, to include in their agenda steps to combat climate change and its far-reaching effects on food security, health, livelihood, and poverty. Vice chairperson of the CCC, Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman, said on Saturday that environmental […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ big winner at the Empire Awards

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ big winner at the Empire Awards

Empire magazine hosted its annual awards ceremony in London last night, with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” the night’s big winner. The most recent “Star Wars” installment picked up five prizes in total, including Best Newcomer Awards for John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, and Best Director for JJ Abrams. “Mad Max: Fury Road” wasn’t far behind […]

22.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·