Nora Aunor says womanizers are worse than being gay

Nora Aunor says womanizers are worse than being gay

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Film icon Nora Aunor has condemned eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao for describing people in a same-sex marriage as “worse than animals.” Speaking to reporters during a press conference for the Ani ng Dangal awards, the 62-year-old Aunor took a swipe at the boxer-politician and claimed that being a gambler and […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Nearly half of Filipinos expect clean, credible polls: Pulse Asia

Nearly half of Filipinos expect clean, credible polls: Pulse Asia

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Nearly half of Filipinos, who are registered voters, are expecting clean and credible automated elections in May, based on the latest Pulse Asia survey. Pulse Asia said that 48 percent of its 1,800 respondents (registered voters), agreed to the statement: “The May 2016 elections will be clean and the results credible for […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL church defends Pacquiao on gay slur

PHL church defends Pacquiao on gay slur

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – The Philippine Catholic church on Sunday defended boxing hero Manny Pacquiao for his opposition to gay marriage, saying he was only quoting the Bible. But Father Jerome Secillano also said over radio station DZMM that Pacquiao should respect homosexuals and not judge and condemn them after the eight-division world champion last week described […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vietnam decries Chinese missile deployment on island

Vietnam decries Chinese missile deployment on island

Hanoi, Vietnam | AFP  – Vietnam on Friday hit out at China’s deployment of missiles on a disputed island chain, saying Beijing had “seriously violated” its sovereignty as international censure mounted over the apparent militarisation of the hotly-contested zone. Chinese state media on Thursday confirmed the presence of unspecified weapons on Woody Island, part of the Paracels chain. […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Zsa Zsa has yet to start planning her wedding

Zsa Zsa has yet to start planning her wedding

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– It looks like Zsa Zsa Padilla and her boyfriend, architect Conrad Onglao, will not be tying the knot soon. This is partly because of Padilla’s hectic schedule as she is cast in the upcoming series “The Story of Us,” which will be headlined by Kim Chiu and Xian Lim. Padilla admitted she […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Maserati plugs a leak and a gap in its range with the Levante

Maserati plugs a leak and a gap in its range with the Levante

Maserati has been forced to show its hand and its first ever SUV ahead of its official reveal in Geneva next week, thanks to internet leaks. Even if the reveal hasn’t gone to plan, the car in question, the Levante, will be a welcome edition to the premium SUV market and one that, based on […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Chocolate fries: sweet saviour or last gamble for McDonald’s Japan?

Chocolate fries: sweet saviour or last gamble for McDonald’s Japan?

Customers like Shigeaki Yamaguchi may be the last hope for McDonald’s Japan as it battles slumping sales in the wake of an embarrassing string of food scandals. At a location in Tokyo’s busy Shinjuku district, Yamaguchi munched on the chain’s newest culinary offering — french fries drizzled in brown and white chocolate syrup. “Delicious,” the […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Transgender female model lands industry’s first magazine cover

Transgender female model lands industry’s first magazine cover

After making fashion history to become the first transgender model to get a Vogue spread, Andreja Pejic now holds bragging rights to becoming the first transgender model to land a fashion magazine cover with Marie Claire Spain. Pejic graces the March cover of Marie Claire Spain, in a knit slip dress that shows off her […]

List of winners at 66th Berlin film festival

List of winners at 66th Berlin film festival

Here are the winners of the main prizes awarded Saturday at the 66th Berlin film festival: – Golden Bear for best film: ”Fuocoammare” (Fire at Sea), Gianfranco Rosi, Italy/France – Jury Grand Prix Silver Bear: ”Smrt u Sarajevu” (Death in Sarajevo), Danis Tanovic, Bosnia/France – Silver Bear for best director: Mia Hansen-Love for “L’avenir” (Things to Come), […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Disney details more ‘Star Wars’ Land features

Disney details more ‘Star Wars’ Land features

A new “Star Wars”-themed land, being prepared for Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida, was teased with some extra information during TV retrospective “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60,” which aired Sunday night. The new theme park attraction is being modeled after a “remote, outpost planet” where it will be possible […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pacquiao can’t be DQ’d over megabout — law expert

Pacquiao can’t be DQ’d over megabout — law expert

MANILA (Mabuhay) — An election lawyer believes world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao cannot be disqualified from running in the May senatorial race on the grounds of his upcoming megabout with Timothy Bradley. Atty. Romulo Macalintal countered the claim of senatorial hopeful Walden Bello that Pacquiao will exceed the allowed airtime of candidates if he pursues […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PWDs hope PNoy won’t veto bill on VAT exemption, discounts

PWDs hope PNoy won’t veto bill on VAT exemption, discounts

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The country’s persons with disabilities are hoping that the so-called Malasakit Bill will not go the way of the P2,000 SSS pension hike that President Benigno Aquino III vetoed in January. The bill already approved by both houses of Congress provides for, among others, exempts PWDs from paying value added tax on […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Matteo: I had my best Valentine’s Day with Sarah

Matteo: I had my best Valentine’s Day with Sarah

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “I had the best Valentine’s of my life because I was with the love of my life.” These were the words of “Dolce Amore” star Matteo Guidicelli after he was asked to describe his Valentine’s Day date with his girlfriend, pop star Sarah Geronimo. The 25-year-old Filipino-Italian actor talked about his February […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Enrique on real status with Liza: ‘It develops more’

Enrique on real status with Liza: ‘It develops more’

Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano clarified they are not in a romantic relationship yet and would rather focus on their showbiz career. At the recent press conference of “Dolce Amore,” the love team’s newest primetime series on ABS-CBN, the actor said their friendship remains the same but “it develops more”. Gil has not officially courted […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Romee Strijd gets her first solo fragrance campaign

Romee Strijd gets her first solo fragrance campaign

Supermodel Romee Strijd has been named as the face of the new Victoria’s Secret scent, “xo, Victoria”. The Dutch beauty, who became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2015, unveiled the fragrance in New York following the shooting of a sultry black-and-white shoot to accompany the campaign, which is her first solo commercial. Inspired by the […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Fun and self-discovery await next-gen Filipino-Americans on now tour 2016

Fun and self-discovery await next-gen Filipino-Americans on now tour 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Filipino-Americans aged 18 to 44 have the chance to rediscover their roots while taking on an exciting adventure in the Philippines by joining the “Now Philippines Tour” or simply, NOW Tour 2016, to be held on 7-14 April 2016 in the key destinations of Manila, Dumaguete and Cebu. “Wherever I go in the United States, […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Offers, Promotions ·
Shiseido introduces White Lucent, Bio-Performance, Ibuki, Sun Protection, and Makeup for the upcoming season

Shiseido introduces White Lucent, Bio-Performance, Ibuki, Sun Protection, and Makeup for the upcoming season

NEW YORK – Shiseido, one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world, introduced its Spring 2016 collection, including several products from its White Lucent and Ibuki lines. The collection also features a new foundation and sun protection lotion for sensitive skin and children. Products from the Spring 2016 collection are formulated with breakthrough technologies […]

22.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Offers, Promotions ·

Duterte ‘buoyed’ by gain in SWS poll; Roxas says he’s made progress

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presidential candidates on Monday expressed optimism following the release of the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey which showed that Vice President Jejomar Binay remains to be the most preferred presidential candidate but by a dipping margin. The camp of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said that the tough-talking […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Honasan: Marcos better president than Cory

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice presidential candidate Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan said the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Sr. is the better president than the late Corazon Aquino. Asked who is the better president between the two, Honasan briefly answered: “Marcos.” However, Honasan clarified said that he was comparing the first six years of the administration of […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

Kylie Jenner builds up her beauty empire

She has conquered the lipstick industry, and now Kylie Jenner is on a mission to expand her cosmetics empire. The reality star and budding designer is preparing to launch her own nail line, WWD reports. Created in collaboration with US brand SinfulColors, the project comprises three limited-edition collections and will be released under the name “King Kylie […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·