Private sector urged to check how laws are implemented

Private sector urged to check how laws are implemented

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The private, academe, and business sectors must monitor how the law is being implemented, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara told businessmen in his keynote at the Integrity Summit 2015 in Makati City on Wednesday. According to the senator, these sectors must work closely with government to ensure proper implementation of the Fair Competition […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why Sam Milby isn’t chummy with ex Anne

Why Sam Milby isn’t chummy with ex Anne

There may be on good terms but how does Sam Milby truly feel about former girlfriend Anne Curtis? “We are friends, okay kami,” Milby said. “But friends like ‘yung nag-uusap kami? No, of course not.” The actor, who is currently seeing someone who’s not from showbiz, explained that he doesn’t think it would be proper […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL envoy remembered

PHL envoy remembered

NaFFAA head speaks on the passing of Ambassador Willy C. Gaa “Ambassador Willy Gaa was a consummate diplomat, whose actions more than his words, helped make a difference in the Filipino American community’s aspirations for empowerment,” says NaFFAA National Chairman JT Mallonga. “As Philippine Ambassador to the United States from 2006-2011, Ambassador Gaa deeply cared […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

(Relaxnews) – Bookseller Barnes & Noble has released its picks for the top books of 2015, in categories that include the best celebrity memoirs, books that got people talking, novels waiting to be made into big screen adaptations and best-sellers. In the category of books with staying power, titles chosen include everything from Anthony Doerr’s […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ theme park announces opening date

‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ theme park announces opening date

(Relaxnews) – Universal Studios Hollywood has announced that the “immersive experience” will open on April 7, 2016. Universal Studios Hollywood announced the opening date of the Harry Potter-inspired park, featuring the wizarding school Hogwarts, the magical village of Hogsmead, a Hippogriff rollercoaster and more. The park, located at the Entertainment Capital of L.A, contains eight retail […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
White House slams Trump’s plan to ban Muslims

White House slams Trump’s plan to ban Muslims

Washington, United States | AFP |  – Senior White House officials lined up Monday to condemn Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, saying it was contrary to US values and interests. “You’re being generous by describing it as a proposal,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest, castigating the fiery Republican presidential frontrunner’s latest outburst […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World rafting championships paddle into Asia

World rafting championships paddle into Asia

(Sukabumi, Indonesia-AFP) – Around 700 competitors have descended on the Indonesian island of Java for this year’s World Rafting Championship, showcasing the best of the extreme sport in a region where its popularity is on the rise. Teams of rafters, almost all non-professional, slammed their paddles into fast-flowing rapids to battle through the Citarik River, […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
The BMW i8 could be available as a cabriolet in 2016

The BMW i8 could be available as a cabriolet in 2016

(Relaxnews) – BMW will soon be unveiling a new concept car to pave the way for a convertible version of its i8 electric sports car. Autocar reports that the concept will be revealed at the CES 2015, which will be held in Las Vegas in the US from January 6 to 9, 2016. It will […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
What Kathryn wants to do before turning 20

What Kathryn wants to do before turning 20

Kapamilya star Kathryn Bernardo admitted that there are times when she wishes she could be like any “normal” 19-year-old girl. In fact, the “Pangako sa ‘Yo” star revealed that she and her non-showbiz friends talk about switching lives for a day. “Like Hannah Montana, where I can be a normal girl by day and a […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Election fever sidelines HR in PHL: Amnesty

Election fever sidelines HR in PHL: Amnesty

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Philippine presidential candidates have ignored human rights in their campaigns despite the violence which plagues the country, Amnesty International said Monday. The rights group spoke out as a survey was released showing the frontrunner for the 2016 poll was a mayor dubbed “Dirty Harry” who has openly boasted of personally killing criminals. Amnesty […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry concert Dec. 12

St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry concert Dec. 12

Enjoy an evening serenaded by the St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry, the children’s choir, and special guest performers, the Harana Men’s Chorus, at the “Rejoice! Maranatha… God is Full of Mercy” concert on Saturday, December 12, 2015, 7-9 p.m. This is the second major Christmas concert to be held in the church located at […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Las Vegas CES fair to unveil world’s first multi-payment connected screens

Las Vegas CES fair to unveil world’s first multi-payment connected screens

(Relaxnews) – French start-up Think&Go will debut on January 2016 the world’s first multi-payment connected screens at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Following the presentation of the brands connected screens at last year’s CES fair, Think&Go has partnered with fellow French brand Ingénico, a leading payment solutions firm to create connected screens that […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

(Relaxnews) – The co-star of “Carol” will receive the Santa Barbara Festival Vanguard Award from fellow cast member Cate Blanchett, it was announced on December 8. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival takes place this year from February 3-13, during which the actress Rooney Mara (“The Social Network”, ”The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “Carol”) will be honored with the Vanguard Award. […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Geneva  – The humanitarian environment has changed dramatically in recent years, posing unprecedented challenges for humanitarian actors in delivering assistance to all those in need, according to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as its series of high-level meetings begins in Geneva. The Statutory Meetings of the Red Cross and Red Crescent bring […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Mariel thanks Robin after suffering miscarriage

Mariel thanks Robin after suffering miscarriage

MANILA (Mabuhay) — MARIEL Rodriguez thanked her husband Robin Padilla for always taking care of her after experiencing two miscarriages this year. The television host recently updated her Instagram followers by uploading a snap of her lying in a hospital bed while Padilla was taking the photo. In the caption and comment section, Rodriguez said […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Twitter releases list of most popular retweets of 2015

Twitter releases list of most popular retweets of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Twitter has released the most influential tweets of 2015, a list that reveals what the world was talking about, fascinated with, and engaged in throughout the year. Topping the list are #PrayForParis and #JeSuisCharlie, hashtags that became global rallying cries and expressed solidarity with Parisians after terrorist attacks struck the city two times […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
The black raspberry touted for its big health benefits

The black raspberry touted for its big health benefits

(Relaxnews) – If you’re looking for a superfood fruit, you may not need to look as far as the exotic goji, acerola or acai berry. A Polish study points out that the common blackberry and raspberry have a high level of health boosting antioxidants, with the lesser-known black raspberry coming top out of the three. […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

(Relaxnews) – Nina Ricci is celebrating the tenth birthday of its Nina fragrance in 2016. To mark the occasion, the iconic apple-shaped bottle will be given a new arty design that will be launched in January. In 2006, the famed French perfume house called upon the master perfumer Olivier Cresp to create a tangy, appetizing […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Trump wants Muslims ‘barred’ entry to US

Trump wants Muslims ‘barred’ entry to US

By Michael Mathes / Ivan Couronne Washington, United States | AFP |   – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday called for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States, unleashing some of the most provocative and divisive remarks of his controversial presidential campaign. The stunning statement followed last week’s mass shooting in California by a […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s tirades against the rivals of his anointed successor should not be taken as a demolition job but as a “manner of describing candidates,” a spokesperson for Malacañang said Monday. “It is not accurate to say it’s a demolition job. It’s a manner of describing who the candidates are […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·