Jinggoy, Bong seek furlough to pay last respects to Kuya Germs

Jinggoy, Bong seek furlough to pay last respects to Kuya Germs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Detained Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. have asked the Sandiganbayan to allow them to leave detention for a few hours to attend the wake of entertainment industry patriarch German “Kuya Germs” Moreno. In his urgent motion submitted to the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division, Estrada on Monday asked the court to […]

13.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Pinoys mainly concerned with inflation, salaries: Pulse Asia

Pinoys mainly concerned with inflation, salaries: Pulse Asia

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Managing inflation and higher salaries remain the urgent national concerns of Filipinos, according to a Pulse Asia survey released on Monday. “The leading urgent national concerns of Filipinos are mostly economic in nature,” the pollster noted. With a five-percentage point decline in the concern over increasing workers’ pay (42 percent) compared with […]

13.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Clinton visits San Gabriel, slams GOP hateful rhetoric

Clinton visits San Gabriel, slams GOP hateful rhetoric

By Abner Galino “They forget a fundamental lesson about our great country. Being an open and tolerant society does not make us vulnerable. It’s at the core of our strength.” With these words, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed the supposed “hateful rhetoric” of Republican presidential candidates before a well-attended gathering of Asian-Americans in a […]

13.01.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Obama hopes to stoke optimism in farewell union address

Obama hopes to stoke optimism in farewell union address

By Andrew Beatty Washington, United States | AFP |  - Barack Obama will use his final State of the Union address Tuesday, one of the last grandstand occasions of his presidency, to define his legacy and make the case for optimism amid an angst-ridden election race. Seven years ago, a youthful President Obama’s first address to Congress surprised some […]

13.01.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Tom recharged, misses Megan, among others

Tom recharged, misses Megan, among others

TOM Rodriguez somehow feels sad now that “Marimar”, where he plays Sergio Santibañez, is ending soon. “I will miss all the people I’m working within the show, from Megan Young to Tita Jaclyn Jose and all our co-stars, pati si Direk Dominic Zapata kasi naging maganda talaga ang bonding naming lahat during the taping,” he […]

13.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Vietnam issues second warning to China over island flights

Hanoi, Vietnam | AFP |   – Vietnam has issued its second rebuke in a week to Beijing, accusing its northern neighbour of “threatening peace” after more Chinese aircraft landed on a contested reef in the South China Sea. Chinese state media on Wednesday said two civilian planes landed on one of the islands in the Fiery Cross reef in […]

12.01.2016 · Filled under: World News ·

Jeb Bush races to salvage presidential campaign

By Michael Mathes Washington, United States | AFP   – Jeb Bush’s US presidential bid is boiling down to early voting New Hampshire, some associates say, while others envision his protracted battle for the Republican nomination stretching deep into the spring. Either way, supporters and analysts agree it will be difficult for Bush, a former Florida governor and son and […]

12.01.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

KC reveals sister Frankie wants to be a singer

Frankie Pangilinan seems to be following the musical footsteps of her mother Sharon Cuneta. According to Pangilinan’s sister, KC Concepcion, the 15-year-old is very passionate about music. “Nakikita ko na mahal na mahal niyang kumanta. She loves composing, singing, playing guitar. I would never want to clip someone’s wings. I think everyone deserves to shine […]

12.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·

Nikki Gil bids farewell to MYX PH

MANILA, Jan 11 (Mabuhay) — After more than a decade, host-singer Nikki Gil is saying goodbye to MYX Philippines. The 28-year-old Gil Friday posted her farewell message on her Instagram account. She wrote as the accompanying caption to a photo of her and Luis Manzano: “Watching my 17-year-old self in a painfully awkward audition for […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
A happy and healthy new year for Ruffa

A happy and healthy new year for Ruffa

It’s a “new year, new me” for Ruffa Gutierrez. For her New Year’s resolution, Ruffa plans to spend more time with her kids, and hopes “to have a successful 2016.” As a gift to herself, Ruffa now aims to live a healthier lifestyle and will start by becoming a vegetarian. She also plans to come […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino makes pitch for BBL: Make inclusive governance the norm in Mindanao

Aquino makes pitch for BBL: Make inclusive governance the norm in Mindanao

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Friday reiterated his call to Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), saying such framework would make inclusive governance the norm in Mindanao rather than the exception. Aquino made the statement as he praised his close ally, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman, […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Devotee dies during Black Nazarene procession

Devotee dies during Black Nazarene procession

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A devotee died on Saturday morning during the Black Nazarene procession, joined by millions of people in Manila. Gwendolyn Pang, secretary-general of the Philippine Red Cross, said the fatality was 27 years old from Sampaloc district in Manila. Pang said that the victim was resting after carrying the Black Nazarene’s carriage when […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘The Revenant,’ ‘The Martian’ win big at Golden Globes

‘The Revenant,’ ‘The Martian’ win big at Golden Globes

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Epic survival thriller “The Revenant” and space blockbuster “The Martian” won big at the Golden Globes on Sunday, boosting their chances for Oscars glory next month. “The Revenant” — the story of 19th century fur trapper Hugh Glass, played by Leonardo DiCaprio — won three top awards at the star-studded gala, for […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Stallone, Damon, Winslet winners at Golden Globes

Stallone, Damon, Winslet winners at Golden Globes

(Los Angeles-AFP) – A-listers Kate Winslet, Matt Damon and Sylvester Stallone all took home prizes at the Golden Globes on Sunday at a star-studded gala that kicked off Hollywood’s annual awards season. But all eyes at the annual gala held in Beverly Hills were on which movie would win the coveted award for best motion […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple Music claims 10 million subscribers

Apple Music claims 10 million subscribers

(Relaxnews) – Apple’s streaming service Apple Music has surpassed 10million subscribers. The paid-for platform has acquired the users in the six months since its launch in June 2015, NME reports. The service is still playing second fiddle to Spotify, which allegedly boasts more than double that number of subscribers. Other competitors include Jay-Z’s platform Tidal. Apple Music, […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Music, Online ·
David Bowie: Chameleon of rock

David Bowie: Chameleon of rock

(London-AFP) – From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke and Aladdin Sane, David Bowie was rock’s definitive chameleon. A master of reinvention whose career spanned two generations, he dazzled millions with his taste for experiment, taking on everything from glam rock and soul to electronica and punk. He marked his 69th birthday by releasing […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Lady Gaga to drop a new album in 2016

Lady Gaga to drop a new album in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Lady Gaga is planning to release a new album in 2016. The pop star announced the news at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Billboard reports. She allegedly told reporters: “You know, I am putting out an album this year. I won’t tell you when.” The singer and actress, who took home a Golden Globe […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Burberry makes Apple TV debut

Burberry makes Apple TV debut

(Relaxnews) – UK fashion house Burberry has launched on Apple TV. The brand will be livestreaming its upcoming menswear show on its new app for Apple TV on Monday January 11 as part of London Collections Men. It will be the first luxury brand to broadcast a fashion show live on the platform. The app […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Online, Science & Technology ·
David Bowie: a look back at memorable live performances

David Bowie: a look back at memorable live performances

(Relaxnews) – After a career spanning over four decades, legendary British singer-songwriter and actor David Bowie passed away Sunday after an 18-month fight against cancer, aged 69. A selection of the star’s live performance highlights captured on video. A key moment in Bowie’s career came in 1972 with the album, “The Rise and Fall of […]

11.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Mayweather says racism exists in boxing

Mayweather says racism exists in boxing

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather says “racism still exists in the sport of boxing” and he cited UFC champion Ronda Rousey’s name in an attempt to bolster his argument. Mayweather also mentioned unified WBA, IBF, WBC and IBO champ Gennady Golovkin and former Olympic gold medallist Andre Ward but added the problem isn’t […]

07.01.2016 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·