PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   - Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewelry owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era. The postings on Facebook and Twitter by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) come as the family tries to extend its […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A separate detention facility exclusively for children and young people in conflict with the law should be constructed to better facilitate their rehabilitation, Senator Francis Escudero said Monday. In a statement, Escudero said he and running mate Senator Grace Poe plan to allocate funds for the construction of a juvenile detention center […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How being a couple changed James, Nadine

How being a couple changed James, Nadine

Some say that if you find a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life. Now, imagine landing your dream job and your dream partner. In a classic “hitting two birds with one stone” scenario, celebrity couple James Reid and Nadine Lustre are relishing their time together as they […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

By Abner Galino POPULAR rapper Apl. deap has earned a “spotlight” at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) celebrity charity wall for leading a campaign against blindness among children in the Philippines. Apl. deap, whose real name is Allan Pineda Lindo, came to the CHLA at Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on Thursday and took […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Local News, Music, Services ·
Newest Tesla electric will aim at middle market

Newest Tesla electric will aim at middle market

By Luc Olinga New York, United States | AFP |   – Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3, its long-anticipated pitch to middle class drivers and a key component in founder Elon Musk’s vision to mainstream the electric car. Tesla Motors, until now a purveyor of luxurious all-electric cars with equally luxurious price-tags, plans to sell the Model […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Moderate consumption of alcohol may not offer health benefits, say researchers

Moderate consumption of alcohol may not offer health benefits, say researchers

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not be as beneficial as previously thought, according to Canadian researchers. Researchers reviewed 87 long-term studies on alcohol and death rates and found that there are “reasons to be skeptical” in terms of the benefits of alcohol. Some previous studies had shown that moderate drinking could contribute to a […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – Americans will soon be able to buy a smartphone-shaped gun that can hold two bullets and easily slip into a pocket. The Minnesota-based company Ideal Conceal says it will sell the new weapon from mid-2016. “Ingeniously designed to resemble a smartphone, yet with one click of the safety it opens and […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

US governor rejects Georgia bill deemed anti-gay

By Jennie Matthew New York, United States | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – The Republican governor of Georgia on Monday rejected a “religious freedoms” bill that giant corporations, Hollywood and activists bitterly complained would infringe gay rights in the southeastern US state. It made Nathan Deal the second Republican governor this month to oppose legislation deemed to discriminate against the […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Bomb scare forces evacuation at Ateneo

MANILA, Mar 28 (Mabuhay) – Students and employees evacuated Ateneo De Manila University (AdMU) on Monday due to a bomb scare. The Guidon, the official AdMU student publication, reported on Twitter that Of?ce for Student Services (OSS) director Cholo Mallillin ordered the evacuation at around 9 a.m. “This is not a drill. We have an […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Learning graft in Marcos jewels

Learning graft in Marcos jewels

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewelry owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era. The postings on Facebook and Twitter by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) come as the family tries to extend […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to develop their own nuclear arsenal. There are nearly 30,000 US troops permanently stationed in South Korea and 47,000 in Japan, with little appetite for nuclear […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
Kerry says GOP campaign ‘an embarrassment’

Kerry says GOP campaign ‘an embarrassment’

President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry in the Oval Office, Nov. 1, 2013. Both US officials were supposed to go to the Philippines, but were scuttled by the shutdown and an earlier typhoon. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry in the […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Facebook apologizes for Safety Check glitch after Pakistan blast

San Francisco, United States | AFP |   – Facebook apologized on Sunday for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan. Facebook users from Honolulu to Brussels and Cairo to Hong Kong were baffled by the notification, a feature that lets users signal to friends that […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
David Beckham buys land for Miami stadium

David Beckham buys land for Miami stadium

Former England football great David Beckham has taken a key step towards his goal of launching a Major League Soccer franchise by buying land for a stadium in Miami, one of his partners said Thursday. Beckham’s group of investors acquired land in the Overtown neighborhood northwest of downtown in the Florida city. “Big News: We’ve […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Home & Garden, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Study finds ‘unacceptably high’ levels of sugar in fruit juices and smoothies marketed to children

Study finds ‘unacceptably high’ levels of sugar in fruit juices and smoothies marketed to children

Almost half of the fruit juices and smoothies marketed to children contain the equivalent of a child’s entire maximum daily recommended sugar intake, new British research has found.   Whether at breakfast or for an afternoon snack, it’s better to give kids a piece of fresh fruit rather than fruit juice — even 100% pure […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Victoria’s Secret names the sexiest things for 2016

Victoria’s Secret names the sexiest things for 2016

Victoria’s Secret has released the ultimate guide to the sexiest people, places and things for the coming year. The lingerie giant’s 2016 ‘What is Sexy?’ list honors Hollywood’s strongest, most powerful and aspirational women. In top place is pop star Jennifer Lopez, awarded the overall title of ‘Forever Sexy’. When it comes to dividing the […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
US comedian and actor Garry Shandling dies

US comedian and actor Garry Shandling dies

US comedian and actor Garry Shandling, best known for his late-night talk show series “The Larry Sanders Show” and his quirky sitcom “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show,” died on Thursday at age 66. Los Angeles police said paramedics were called to the comedian’s home and he was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Chinese national admits hacking US defense firms

Chinese national admits hacking US defense firms

By Rob Lever Washington, United States | AFP |   – A Chinese national pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from the hacking of trade secrets from US defense contractors, including plans for transport and fighter jets, officials said. Su Bin, 50, had been charged in a 2014 indictment with hacking into the computer networks of Boeing and other […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Jealous husband hampers Donna’s acting comeback

Jealous husband hampers Donna’s acting comeback

Donna Cruz was only 21 years old and at the peak of her career when she surprised everyone by marrying Dr. Yong Larrazabal and settling down for good in his native Cebu. Now 39, Donna is making a comeback after 18 long years with a Star Music album, “Now and Forever”. Any regrets that she […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
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 ·