The Real Estate Market is Looking Good! But You Have Credit Card Obligations…

The Real Estate Market is Looking Good! But You Have Credit Card Obligations…

So you decided to buy a house a few years ago and the market turned. Now, your house is worth less than you owe to the bank, and you are one month behind! Worse still, you have a large amount of credit card debt, that is growing larger by the month on minimum payments and […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Oscars draws eight-year low US TV audience

Oscars draws eight-year low US TV audience

The ABC TV network said Monday 34. 34.3 million Americans watched the 2016 Oscars, the lowest ratings in eight years for the glitzy culmination to Hollywood’s annual awards season. Despite headlines generated by a race row embroiling the 88th Academy Awards, the audience was six percent down on last year’s 36.6 million in the same […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Sneaker label Vans celebrate their 50th Anniversary with music concerts around the world

Sneaker label Vans celebrate their 50th Anniversary with music concerts around the world

Sneaker label Vans have announced that they are to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a series of music concerts around the world, with acts such as Wu Tang Clan, Erykah Badu, Nas, and Jamie XX all taking part. The events will take place later this month between March 16 and 19. A full list of acts and […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music ·
Restaurants get temporary reprieve in New York salt war

Restaurants get temporary reprieve in New York salt war

A New York court on Monday temporarily stopped the city from issuing fines to chain restaurants that don’t specifically label very salty items on their menus. New York is the first US city to adopt salt warnings on restaurant menus for food containing more than the daily recommended limit of 2.3 grams of sodium — […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Nervous Adele kicks off world tour in Belfast

Nervous Adele kicks off world tour in Belfast

Adele has kicked off her first world tour in four years with a concert in Belfast that received overwhelmingly positive reviews despite the bestselling singer’s bout of pre-gig nerves. The show in Northern Ireland’s main city late on Monday was sold out months in advance and fans came from as far as Japan and South […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Californians save 1.1-M acre-feet of water

Californians save 1.1-M acre-feet of water

Residents urged to stay focused on conservation SACRAMENTO – For the first time since June, California just missed Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s 25 percent water conservation mandate in January, as urban water suppliers reported a cumulative savings of 24.8 percent for the eight months since mandatory conservation began. With more than 1.1 million acre-feet […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Palace tells judiciary: Speed up cases of media killings

Palace tells judiciary: Speed up cases of media killings

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday urged the judiciary to speed up the resolution of cases involving the killing of journalists in light of the call of a United Nations body for the Philippine government to probe the recent killing of a radio reporter in Mindanao. “There have been many instances when we have all […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US presses China on non-militarization in West PHL Sea

US presses China on non-militarization in West PHL Sea

Washington, United States | AFP |  – The White House pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday to expand his non-militarization pledge to cover the entire South China Sea, despite Beijing’s recent military activity in the area. Daniel Kritenbrink, senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council, spoke amid rising tensions between the two countries over China’s […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Piolo recalls meeting with Meryl Streep

Piolo recalls meeting with Meryl Streep

Actor Piolo Pascual shared his experience meeting Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep at the recently concluded Berlin International Film Festival. His movie with John Lloyd Cruz, “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” directed by Lav Diaz, won the Silver Bear in the 2016 festival, where Streep is a jury member. Aside from their meeting on the red carpet […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Xian Lim wants superhero role

Xian Lim wants superhero role

After the success of his latest movie with Vilma Santos and Angel Locsin, “Everything About Her”, Xian Lim said there are still many other roles that he wants to portray. He said, for one, that he has always wanted to play a superhero role. “Isang napakalaking opo,” he said. “Isa po ‘yan sa mga pangarap […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
PHL economic transformation to headline business and investment forum in NY

PHL economic transformation to headline business and investment forum in NY

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Philippines’ economic transformation due largely to good governance reforms will be the central theme of the Philippine Business and Investment Forum (PBIF) to be held on 03 March 2016 at the Metropolitan Ballroom of the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City. With growth rates of 7-10% possible in the next decade and […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Bonta authors plan to end child poverty

Bonta authors plan to end child poverty

Bill to identify, prevent, and heal childhood trauma receives strong support from CDF (Sacramento, CA) – At the State Capitol, the Children’s Defense Fund of California (CDF) released its 2016 plan to end child poverty, ensure educational equity, provide access to health care, and transform justice systems for youth. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) authored a […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Keep salt and sugar separate to improve diabetes treatment

Keep salt and sugar separate to improve diabetes treatment

Researchers from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, known as Inserm, have shown that gastric bypass surgery, typically associated with obesity, can improve type 2 diabetes. They have also found that reducing the simultaneous consumption of sugar and salt could help prevent and treat the condition.  The results of the study, published in […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

The Queen of Spain’s favourite designer Felipe Varela made a stunning comeback to his native Madrid this week with a daring collection that mixed peekaboo and plunging necklines with metal and Swarovski — but in his trademark impeccable style. Varela first took part in the Madrid Fashion Week in 1996 but stayed away from the […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘Spotlight’ takes home best picture Oscar

‘Spotlight’ takes home best picture Oscar

“Spotlight,” a searing portrait of The Boston Globe’s investigation into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church, won a surprise Oscar for best picture on Sunday at the 88th Academy Awards. The movie, which has picked up a string of honors on its way to Oscars glory, beat rivals “The Big Short,” “Bridge of Spies,” […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lotus launches lightweight offensive

Lotus launches lightweight offensive

British-based boutique sportscar maker Lotus is bringing four, superlight, superfast new models to this year’s Geneva Motorshow. Lotus has put each of its current models on a crash diet in order to shed pounds and increase power to weight ratios. The result, the company claims, is a fleet of four models that when revealed in […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio finally bagged Oscars gold on Sunday for his grueling star turn in “The Revenant,” 22 years after his first Academy Award nomination. DiCaprio edged out Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”), Matt Damon (“The Martian”), Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) to take the best actor statuette. DiCaprio won a […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Environment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

Erotic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey” triumphed Saturday at Hollywood’s hall of shame, the annual Razzies anti-awards show. The steamy romance — described as a “warped, disturbingly abusive adult fairy tale” by movie website The Film Stage — took the Golden Raspberry Award for joint worst picture alongside superhero flick “Fantastic Four.” The big screen […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Are Regine Tolentino and husband separated?

Are Regine Tolentino and husband separated?

Actress and entrepreneur Regine Tolentino has finally reacted to rumors of her separation with her husband, Lander Vera Perez. The 35-year-old Tolentino admitted that her relationship with Vera Perez has hit a rough patch. “Siyempre, bilang mag-asawa, nagkakaroon ng mga problema, so ayon. Pero okay naman. Busy lang kami pareho, may soap siya, may soap […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress, the sector’s biggest trade fair which wrapped up in Barcelona on Thursday, was dominated this year by the arrival of virtual reality, advances in the development of ultra-fast 5G networks and connected objects. ROBOT-TELEPHONE THAT READS YOUR MESSAGES: Japanese firm Sharp presented a tiny prototype robot called RoBoHon that doubles as […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·