Sanya Lopez is the new leading lady in ‘First Yaya’

MANILA, Oct 19 (Mabuhay) — Sanya Lopez has been named as the new leading lady for the upcoming Kapuso series “First Yaya.” The 24-year-old actress will replace Marian Rivera, who opted out of the lock-in taping to focus on taking care of her family. Sanya said she is nervous but excited to work on her […]

19.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Judy Ann asks Sharon: ‘Paano na pelikula nating tatlo ni Regine?’

MANILA Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — Actress Judy Ann Santos expressed her concern over Sharon Cuneta’s post about retiring from show business. In an Instagram post, Cuneta cleared speculations that she will be retiring from show business soon. Cuneta said her plans of leaving the entertainment industry will not happen anytime soon because of her contracts […]

17.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Erich Gonzales topbills new ABS-CBN series ‘La Vida Lena’

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) — Actress Erich Gonzales is set to topbill a new ABS-CBN series entitled “La Vida Lena.” The Kapamilya actress shared the good news to her fans and followers as she posted a poster of the new show under Dreamscape Entertainment. She also tagged ABS-CBN directors Jojo Saguin and Jerry Sineneng. In […]

13.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Bela Padilla introduces new flame

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — Bela Padilla has confirmed being in a new romance as she posted a photo of a man whom she was with during a recent stay in Turkey. “The one I met in St. Gallen,” was Padilla’s short caption for the photos showing her sharing a sweet moment with the man. […]

12.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Ivana Alawi reacts to ‘pantasya ng bayan’ tag

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — Ivana Alawi doesn’t understand why she has been tagged as every man’s fantasy woman. In an online interview, Alawi insists she is not trying to be anything but her usual self. “Honestly hindi ko siya maintindihan kung bakit kasi hindi naman kami masyado natutuwa sa sarili ko. I am being […]

10.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

I don’t feel 51, says Alice Dixson

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — The adage, “Age is just a number,” rings true for Alice Dixson, who wowed her followers over the weekend with bare-faced selfies at the beach. “I don’t feel 51,” Dixson wrote on Instagram, sharing photos of her tanning session. “On my closeup, you can see my freckles and sun spots […]

09.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Maja Salvador to star in Mikhail Red’s upcoming film

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — Actress Maja Salvador is set to star in the upcoming movie “Arisaka,” the latest film of young director Mikhail Red. This was confirmed by Salvador in an Instagram post on Wednesday, September 30. In the caption, Salvador simply wrote “Arisaka.” Using the same photos shared by Salvador, Red also shared […]

07.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Why Andi Eigenmann left limelight for island life

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay)–  – Andi Eigenmann opened up about her island life and why she decided to stay away from the limelight. Eigenmann said it’s not actually the “fault of showbiz but it’s the timing of it all for me.” “Parang I started at a time I was so young and I didn’t really […]

06.10.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil to work on new project in early 2021

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Actress Liza Soberano reiterated that she will remain a Kapamilya, confirming there have been offers to leave ABS-CBN but she chose to stay with her mother network. “That is true I have received offers and I’m grateful for them but I told my manager Tito Ogie (Diaz) that for now […]

05.10.2020 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, News ·

Are they getting married? Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla break silence

MANILA, Sept 30 (Mabuhay)– After a weekend full of speculations, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla are finally breaking their silence after rumors that the two are getting married spread on social media. This after the their mothers, Min Bernardo and Karla Estrada, posted photos of a wedding gown and invitation with the ‘KN’ initials and […]

30.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Markus Paterson opens up about relationship with Janella Salvador

MANILA, Sept 28 (Mabuhay) — Filipino-British actor and model Markus Paterson has opened up about his relationship with actress Janella Salvador. In the latest vlog of singer-actor Kyle Echarri, Paterson admitted his almost two-year relationship with the Kapamilya actress. The 22-year-old actor said he could not live without Salvador, whom he described as the love […]

28.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Gerald Anderson reacts to Julia Barretto pregnancy rumor

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — Actor Gerald Anderson posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account following a rumor that he got his fellow Star Magic artist Julia Barretto pregnant. In his Instagram Stories post, Anderson posted a black image showing the words “Congratulations to me.” The actor also used the fist bump, smiley and […]

23.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Angelica Panganiban will listen to your lockdown problems in new show

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — The lockdown has made it crushingly obvious that some people need company. And if you feel like you’re among those who do, then you probably will want to check out Angelica Panganiban’s new, upcoming weekly show, “Ask Angelica,” scheduled to premiere on September 25, 8 p.m., in various online platforms […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — Actress Heaven Peralejo took to social media to deny that she asked financial help from the family of her former boyfriend, Jimuel Pacquiao. This comes after veteran entertainment columnist Lolit Solis, in an Instagram post, said the actress asked P100,000 from Jimuel’s father, boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao. “The […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

EU Parliament wants to strike down Philippines’ zero-tariff export status

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) —  Dute to “deteriorating” human rights situation in the Philippines, the European Parliament is pushing for the revocation of the country’s exports tariff exemption. Under the Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) – a mechanism that gives developing countries the privilege of exporting zero-duty merchandise to EU-member states – some of […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, World News ·

MTRCB chief: Content regulation on Netflix, other streaming platforms only meant ‘post-monitoring’

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Friday said it has no intention of stepping over the viewers’ rights by regulating the content of video on demand platforms like Netflix. “The word kasi na regulate they feel we’re curtailing their freedom. No. MTRCB is not a censoring […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·
Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — Albie Casiño has revealed he’s single. The actor shared, during a guest appearance on Vice Ganda’s online talk show, “Gabing Gabi na Vice,” that he’s been single for close to year now. “Mag-one year na,” he told host Vice Ganda, revealing that he and the unnamed woman broke up last […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Richard Yap gears up for new movie

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) — Actor Richard Yap is gearing up for a new film under the direction of Louie Ignacio. In an Instagram post over the weekend, Ignacio confirmed that the movie project is under Heaven’s Best Entertainment. The film, with the working title “My First, Your Last,” also stars Lotlot de Leon, Rita […]

31.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Erich Gonzales, Enchong Dee join forces for digital project

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — Actress Erich Gonzales and Enchong Dee are joining forces for a digital project. In their respective social media accounts on Sunday, August 23, the two shared that they will launch a channel, where they will upload their original digital series dubbed Enrich Originals. “I’m proud to announce that (Erich) and […]

28.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Lea Salonga talks about resuming dreams once pandemic is over

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) — Broadway star and “The Voice” coach Lea Salonga released a new song about holding on to dreams and looking forward to once again pursuing them once the pandemic is over. Titled “Dream Again,” the single was a collaboration among Salonga, and composers Blair Bodine and Daniel Edmonds. “There was this […]

27.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, International Stars ·

Liza Soberano’s business not spared by effects of coronavirus pandemic

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) — Liza Soberano’s beauty and wellness business has not been spared by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the actress, her Hope Hand and Foot Wellness Center has been closed since March following the lockdown protocols imposed by the government to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. “Sad to say, I haven’t […]

26.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

JM de Guzman shares how he copes with his panic disorder

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) — Actor JM de Guzman, who over the years has been open about his mental health struggles, shared on Monday a video of an episode of his panic disorder, as he reminded followers who may be in a similar situation that, “You are not alone.” On Instagram, the “Pamilya Ko” star […]

25.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

Avigan trials in PH still hasn’t started — DOH

MANILA, Aug 24 (Mabuhay) — The clinical trials for the anti-flu drug Avigan as possible treatment for COVID-19 has yet to start in the Philippines for various reasons, a health official said Monday or a week since the experiment is supposed to have begun. “Ang Avigan trial natin, hindi pa sya nag-uumpisa. Supposedly, it was […]

24.08.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, Science & Technology ·

Matteo Guidicelli gushes about being married to Sarah

MANILA, Aug 24 (Mabuhay) — It has been six months since they got married but for Matteo Guidicelli, every single day he spends with wife Sarah Geronimo still feels like a dream. In an online interview, Guidicelli could not stop gushing about his wife, who was his girlfriend for six years before they tied the […]

24.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Isko closes shops with items labeling Manila ‘province of China’

MANILA, Aug 21 (Mabuhay) — Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso ordered the closure of business establishments selling products with the label “Manila, province of China”. Four business establishments in Binondo, Manila were closed by the Bureau of Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) of Manila led by Levi Facundo and Major Jhun Ibay of the […]

21.08.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Moira dela Torre has message for those struggling with their mental health

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — Moira dela Torre reminded everyone struggling with their mental health that it’s okay not to be okay, especially during difficult times. On Instagram, dela Torre admitted that the past few days have been mentally tough for her. “Anxiety attacks have been often. My joints start to stiffen. I couldn’t breathe,” […]

20.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, News ·

Solon seeks blacklisting of Chinese beauty product for listing Manila as ‘province of China’

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — PBA party-list Representative Jericho Nograles has called on authorities to investigate and blacklist the Chinese beauty product distributed locally after it listed its Manila address as a “province” of China. Nograles has sent letters to the Department of Trade and Industry and the Food and Drug Administration to complain about […]

Andi Eigenmann shares tips to find contentment

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — For Andi Eigenmann, who is now living a simple life in Siargao with her two children and her partner, surfing champion, Philmar Alipayo, true happiness comes from within. “Para sa akin, matuto ka talaga na mahalin ang sarili mo. Kilalanin ‘yung sarili mo, bigyan ng oras ‘yung sarili mo. Once […]

18.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Adult joblessness surged to record-high 45.5% in July — SWS poll

MANILA, Aug 17 (Mabuhay) — Adult joblessness in the Philippines rose to a record-high of 45.5% in July with half of the unemployed saying they lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, a recent poll of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) revealed. According to the results of the SWS National Mobile Phone Survey, adult joblessness […]

17.08.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

PH imposes temporary ban on chicken imports from Brazil

MANILA, Aug 15 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has imposed a temporary ban on the import of poultry meat from Brazil as a precautionary measure after the detection of SARS-COV-2, the causative agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), in chicken wings imported from the country. The ban was contained in a memorandum […]

15.08.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·
Jake Cuenca responds to netizen’s claim celebrities don’t feel effect of pandemic

Jake Cuenca responds to netizen’s claim celebrities don’t feel effect of pandemic

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) — Jake Cuenca did not let a comment of a netizen pass after the latter claimed that celebrities like him are more privileged during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. The comment came after Cuenca disagreed with a statement made by Senator Cynthia Villar about how the local medical community should […]

12.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

US launches P1-B biodiversity project in PH

MANILA, Aug 12 (Mabuhay) — The United States government announced Tuesday a five-year biodiversity project worth PHP1.1 billion or around USD22 million to combat environmental crimes and help the country sustainably manage its natural resources. The Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL) project, to be implemented by RTI International, is funded by the […]

12.08.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

1 in 4 MSMEs closed due to COVID-19 pandemic– trade chief

MANILA, Aug 8 (Mabuhay) — The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered about a quarter of the country’s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the trade department said Friday, as authorities lined up measures to lift the economy from recession. About 26 percent of 1.5 million MSMEs were “partially or temporarily closed” by the pandemic, 52 percent […]

08.08.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Palace concerned as economy plunges into recession

MANILA, Aug 7 (Mabuhay)– Malacañang on Thursday expressed concern over the state of the economy which slipped into a recession for the first time in nearly three decades. The economy shrank by a record 16.5% in the April to June period when lockdowns meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 shut down around 75% of […]

07.08.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Philippine economy nosedives into recession

MANILA, Aug 6 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy plunged further in the second quarter to mark its worst performance on record, bringing the country to a technical recession amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a virtual briefing on Thursday, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said the economy contracted by 16.5% during the April to June period. […]

06.08.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News ·
Jessy Mendiola to host new fitness show

Jessy Mendiola to host new fitness show

MANILA, Aug 6 (Mabuhay)– Actress Jessy Mendiola is set to return to work as the host of a new fitness program which will be aired on TV5. Mendiola took to social media to share her the teaser of her show “Fit for Life,” which will debut on August 16, 7 a.m. on TV5 and on […]

06.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Alden Richards, Nadine Lustre open to work on a movie together

Alden Richards, Nadine Lustre open to work on a movie together

MANILA, Aug 5 (Mabuhay)– Alden Richards has said he is willing to work again with Nadine Lustre. Alden and Nadine, who are a “fitspiration” to their fans, are co-ambassadors of a health and fitness competition. According to Alden, he has worked with Nadine when she is just starting her career. “During the early stages ng […]

05.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Catriona Gray seeks P10M from tabloid over fake topless photos

Catriona Gray seeks P10M from tabloid over fake topless photos

MANILA, Aug 3 (Mabuhay) — Catriona Gray is demanding P10 million from a tabloid over its “false” allegations about her having nude photos. The former Miss Universe title-holder said local tabloid Bulgar caused “immeasurable damage” to her reputation by publishing an article with an alleged topless photo of hers. In the circulated demand letter, Gray […]

03.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Gatchalian urges transparency in study of nuclear energy

MANILA, July 31 (Mabuhay) — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday urged the inter-agency committee assigned to study the possible use of nuclear energy to proceed with utmost transparency to the public, saying that nuclear power is a ‘risky’ business. On Wednesday, President Rodrigo Duterte formed the Nuclear Energy Program Inter-Agency Committee to study the possibility […]

31.07.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

Gov’t debt balloons to record P9.05T as of end-June as borrowing increased due to COVID-19

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) — The national government’s outstanding debt swelled to a record P9.054 trillion, breaching P9-trillion mark, as of end-June as the state ramped up borrowing to support COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, data released by the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed Wednesday. The end-June outstanding government debt is 1.8% higher than […]

29.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·

BIR maintains POGOs should pay 5% franchise tax

MANILA, July 28 (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has maintained that foreign-based Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) should pay the 5% franchise tax before they can resume their operations. In a statement, the taxman said the payment of 5% franchise tax on POGOs is clearly stated in a memorandum circular issued by […]

DA confirms bird flu in Pampanga egg farm

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Animal Industry (DA-BAI) on Wednesday confirmed the detection of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) strain, specifically A(H5N6), in a poultry layer or egg-producing farm in San Luis, Pampanga. Using the “one health approach,” the DA-BAI — in tandem with the DA […]

29.07.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

House panel OKs proposed 12% VAT on some digital service providers

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) — The House ways and means panel has approved a bill seeking to impose a 12% Value Added Tax (VAT) on some foreign and local companies providing goods and services via digital and electronic platforms. Still unnumbered, the substitute bill seeks to amend Section 105-A of the National Internal Revenue with […]

29.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Gov’t improves market access for Filipino MSMEs

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay)– The government, through the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has launched different programs to improve market access to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) during the Duterte administration. In its technical report to the Office of the President, DTI said it has established 37 One-Town-One-Product (OTOP) Philippines stores nationwide. OTOP […]

25.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

ADB loans to Philippines to reach record high $4.2B in 2020

MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) — Loans of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to the Philippines are expected to reach a record-high $4.207 billion this year, with the lion’s share going to efforts against the coronavirus disease 2019. According to ADB Philippines country director Kelly Bird, the ADB’s 2020 lending program is the biggest so far […]

24.07.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Mt. Bulusan shows signs of potential eruption — Phivolcs

LEGAZPI CITY, July 24 (Mabuhay) — The series of tremors that have been rocking Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon and the bulging at its edifice are apparent signs that the volcano’s state of restlessness is rising. April Dominguiano, resident volcanologist of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in the province, in an interview on […]

24.07.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

Pacquiao joins roster of PH Army advisers

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Army (PA) on Wednesday welcomed Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao as the newest member of its Multi-Sector Advisory Board (MSAB). The Filipino boxing icon, who is also an Army reserve colonel, took his oath and received his Army Transformation Roadmap pin via video teleconferencing in a ceremony led by […]

23.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Dingdong’s delivery service app hires, helps out-of-work showbiz workers

MANILA, July 22 (Mabuhay) — Dingdong Dantes’ food delivery service app has been hiring showbiz workers who lost their jobs amid the community quarantine. The riders were given a five-day training with the help of Yes Pinoy Foundation and other agencies. Carlo Kaunes, a stuntman of “Descendants of the Sun,” said he has been feeling […]

Solon proposes to use ABS-CBN frequencies for distance learning

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — A lawmaker has proposed the temporary use by the government of ABS-CBN’s former television and radio frequencies for effective distance learning. Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte filed on Tuesday House Resolution 1044, a copy of which was sent to the media on Wednesday. Villafuerte said the unused frequencies can be tapped to […]

16.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·

‘Online barter’ for personal transaction not illegal — DTI chief

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has clarified his recent statement that ‘online barter’ is illegal, saying exchanges of goods for personal transactions, not as business, is allowed. In a text message Wednesday, Lopez said barter trade is only allowed in three areas in the country — Siasi, Jolo; Sulu and Bonggao, Tawi-Tawi. “Outside […]

16.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

DENR promotes plant-based diet to fight climate change

MANILA, July 13 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Saturday urged Filipinos to help fight climate change by switching to plant-based diet, which has been shown to reduce the ecological footprint of human food consumption. In a press release, the DENR, through its Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), has launched a […]

14.07.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

75% of Filipinos in favor of ABS-CBN franchise renewal — SWS survey

MANILA, July 13 (Mabuhay) — A Social Weather Stations poll found that three out of four Filipinos or 75 percent of those polled were in favor of Congress renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise, and over half of those polled considered a non-renewal a major blow to press freedom. The SWS’ National Mobile Phone Survey, taken from July […]

14.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·

Move to kill ABS-CBN’s franchise bid damages trust in gov’t- Archbishop Soc Villegas

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The House franchise committee’s decision to deny ABS-CBN Corp’s bid for a new broadcast license has “damaged people’s trust in the workings of the government,” Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said on Saturday. In a statement, the former chief of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said that members of […]

13.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Multimedia, News, Philippine News ·

FDA approves a total of 204 COVID-19 test kits

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it has approved a total of 204 COVID-19 test kits so far. These include 71 polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based test kits, 77 rapid antibody test kits, 51 immunoassay test kits, and five others. The number of COVID-19 cases reached 52,914 on Friday, according to […]

13.07.2020 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, News, Philippine News ·

‘Build, Build, Build’ important to revive PH economy

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The government remains committed to implement its ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program to revive the country’s economy that entered recession due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said on Thursday. “Kabahagi pa rin po at importante pa rin ang papel ng ‘Build, Build, Build’ para sa ating recovery mula […]

12.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Actress gets job as waitress in Australia amid pandemic

MANILA, July 9 (Mabuhay) — Rich Asuncion recently opened up about her life in Australia as she hopes to inspire her social media followers to keep moving forward even during challenging times. In a lengthy Instagram post, the actress said she has been working as a waitress amid the pandemic. Asuncion admitted that she had […]

12.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

ABS-CBN franchise lies with Congress not with Duterte admin — DOF

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Issues regarding the franchise of embattled ABS-CBN Corp. are not with the administration but with Congress, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, who heads the economic cluster. Dominguez on Wednesday said the franchise issue of ABS-CBN lies strictly with Congress, even as President Rodrigo Duterte earlier threatened to oppose the franchise […]

11.07.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Pneumonia vaccine indirectly strengthens body vs COVID-19, says expert

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Vaccination against pneumonia helps the body indirectly strengthen itself against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a pediatric specialist. Dr. John Ong urged the Philippines to continue using the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) 13 as the country grapples with the coronavirus menace. “If you are inoculated for pneumonia, you are indirectly […]

11.07.2020 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, News, Philippine News, World News ·

PH cannot afford total reopening of economy — Duterte

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Philippines cannot follow other countries’ move to completely reopen the economy amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday. In a taped public address aired on state-run PTV-4 early Wednesday, Duterte said he can only order the gradual reopening of the Philippine economy. “We have to […]

10.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Palace calls for conscience vote on ABS-CBN franchise as hearings wrap up

MANILA, July 8 (Mabuhay) — Members of Congress should vote on the ABS-CBN franchise issue according to their conscience, Malacañang said Tuesday as lawmakers wrap up this week their hearings on bills seeking to grant the broadcasting network a fresh 25-year license to operate. President Rodrigo Duterte remains “neutral” on the company’s bid for a […]

09.07.2020 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Almost 600 patients in PH participate in clinical trials for COVID-19 treatment

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) — There are now almost 600 patients in the Philippines enrolled in tho World Health Organization’s clinical trials for possible COVID-19 treatments, according to the Department of Health. The DOH released the information as two of the Solidarity Trial tracks were discontinued because the drugs were deemed ineffective. Based on DOH […]

08.07.2020 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, News, World News ·

DOH halts use of HIV drug combination for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health said Sunday it would stop the use of combination HIV drug lopinavir and ritonavir in its treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients following the World Health Organization’s move. The agency had also previously discontinued using anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, according to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire. “Based on […]

07.07.2020 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, News, World News ·

Bulusan alert level remains ‘normal’ despite volcanic activities

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) — Bulusan Volcano is still under normal behavior despite volcanic activities observed in the last 24 hours, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum Jr. said Sunday. Solidum said seismicity, ground deformation and sulfur dioxide are within background levels, and it has only been in the past two […]

07.07.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

Wirecard scandal used names of PH banks to ‘cover perpetrators tracks’ — BSP Diokno

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) — The Wirecard scandal used the names of the country’s top lenders to cover fraudsters tracks, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said Monday. During a Malacanang video conference, Diokno reiterated that the missing $2.1 billion of the German payment provider did not enter the country’s financial system. “The international […]

06.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, World News ·

Foreign business travelers may be allowed entry to Philippines under MGCQ– DOT exec

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Business travelers from other countries may be allowed to enter the Philippines once quarantine restrictions have been eased to modified general community quarantine (GCQ), an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Sunday. Tourism Undersecretary Bong Bengzon said that it is the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious […]

03.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·

BSP pegs Q2 economic performance at -5.7% to -6.7%, bringing Philippines to technical recession

MANILA, June 29 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy could contract by as much as 6.7% in the second quarter, which would put the Philippines in a technical recession, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said Monday. According to Diokno, the economy is likely to register an economic performance ranging between -5.7% and -6.7% […]

03.07.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Steam inhalation may trigger COVID-19 spread – DOH exec

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) warned Friday that a home remedy being pushed by the Cebu provincial government against COVID-19 might end up spreading the new coronavirus. “Tuob,” a type of steam inhalation using hot water infused with herbal properties, can “aerosolize” the virus and “may lead to further transmission of the […]

01.07.2020 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, News, World News ·

$3.1B of ‘hot money’ exited PHL in January-May — BSP

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Foreign portfolio investments (FPI) or “hot money” yielded a net outflow of $3.1 billion million in the first five months of 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and other external pressures, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Thursday. FPI is also called hot money because of the ease by […]

30.06.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·

IMF sees Philippine economy shrinking further by 3.6% in 2020

MANILA, June 25 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine economy will contract further this year due to the global economic disruption brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Monetary Fund projections indicate. In its World Economic Outlook update released Wednesday night, the IMF expected the Philippine’s gross domestic product (GDP) to shrink by 3.6% in 2020. This […]

27.06.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

Kanlaon Volcano’s quakes show no sign yet of magma rising — Solidum

MANILA, June 25 (Mabuhay) — Recent earthquakes in Kanlaon Volcano on Negros Island do not indicate that magma is rising from beneath its edifice to the main crater, the head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. PHIVOLCS Officer-in-Charge Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr. said the  recent earthquakes were recorded only at the base […]

25.06.2020 · Filled under: Environment, News, Philippine News ·

DOH: Don’t buy dexamethasone for the purpose of preventing COVID-19

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health on Saturday advised the public not to flock to drugstores to buy dexamethasone for use in preventing COVID-19. “Dapat ‘yung mga kababayan natin, ‘wag bumili kasi ‘di naman siya magagamit to prevent, hindi naman siya magagamit para gamutin ang COVID-19,” Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said. Malacañang on […]

Business tycoon Danding Cojuangco Jr passes away at 85

MANILA, June 17 (Mabuhay) — Business tycoon Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. has passed away. Cojuangco’s death was announced by San Miguel Corporation, of which he was chairman and chief executive officer, in a statement on Wednesday. “San Miguel Corporation announces the passing of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Eduardo M. Cojuangco Jr., on […]

19.06.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·

‘A minus’ credit rating affirmation of PH’s economic strength

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday welcomed Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd.’s (JCR) decision to upgrade its rating on the Philippines from BBB+ to A- with “stable” outlook amid fears of global economic downturn due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. “This recognition by Japan’s leading credit agency is an affirmation of […]

19.06.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·

PHL, Japan sign P75-B loan deals for infra projects in Davao City, Cebu

MANILA, (Mabuhay)– The Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan agreements worth a combined P75.5 billion or about ¥154 billion yen for two big-ticket infrastructure projects in the Visayas and Mindanao under the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) chief representative Eigo Azukizawa […]

18.06.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News ·
Coronavirus survivor Iza Calzado donates plasma for patients

Coronavirus survivor Iza Calzado donates plasma for patients

MANILA, June 13 (Mabuhay) — Actress Iza Calzado, one of the first local high-profile cases of coronavirus, shared that she has donated blood in the hope of helping other patients recover. On Instagram, Calzado shared a photo of her holding the bag of blood she had donated at the Philippine General Hospital. The successful donation […]

DTI supports legislation to boost e-commerce law in PH

MANILA, June 15 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in commemoration of the 20th year of Republic Act 8792 or the Electronic Commerce Act of 2000, has committed to implement policies to strengthen and grow e-commerce in the country while supporting current legislative measures by Congress. “Twenty years after this pioneering legislation […]

16.06.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, Money & Business, News, Philippine News, World News ·
Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — Kathryn Bernardo left her followers in awe after she posted several post-workout selfies on her social media page. The actress said that since the lockdown, she made a promise to herself that she would work out at least three times a week to keep her body healthy “and to offset […]

10.06.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Explore two outdoor sites in Pampanga

Explore two outdoor sites in Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines — Many are bracing for the hot days ahead, as well as finding ways on how to have fun under the sun. These days, however, summer is not all about hitting the beach or going to pool parties anymore. With the growing interest on outdoor adventures and activities, many Filipinos take the opportunity […]

14.05.2019 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Fortune Island

Fortune Island

With its abandoned Greek column and statues, Fortune Island will surely make you feel like you are out of the country. The ruins are the remnants of what it seems like an old beach resort or private beach house. The turquoise blue water and the cream-colored fine sand of the beach adds a countryside aura […]

14.05.2019 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
DOH, WHO conduct free HIV screening in the workplace

DOH, WHO conduct free HIV screening in the workplace

MANILA, May 11, 2018 – The Department of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a one-day free confidential and anonymous HIV screening in the workplace in several sites within the department compound on Friday. This activity is part of the observance of International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day on May 18. About 400 […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hometown, News ·
Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

Anne Curtis looks sweet, innocent in 3rd upcoming film

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for Anne Curtis in terms of her film output, with not one but three in various stages of production, including a just-unveiled one under director Yam Laranas. On Instagram, the 33-year-old actress shared a photo of a clapperboard of the project, […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

Morissette breaks silence, laments snap judgment

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — Breakout singer Morissette, a former ward of Sarah Geronimo on “The Voice of the Philippines,” addressed accusations that she mocked the recent emotional breakdown of the pop star, whom she continues to refer to as her idol. Morissette, 21, denied the rumor, countering one by one the details of the […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Gary V’s heart surgery successful

Gary V’s heart surgery successful

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — On Gary V’s Viber public chat Sunday evening, Angeli Pangilinan updated fans, followers, friends, and family that Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciaisrecovering from a successful heart surgery. “As of today, May 6, at 7:30pm, Gary’s heart surgery was successful. Paolo, Gab, Kiana and I visited him at the coronary recovery room […]

18.05.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Models to follow on social media this fashion month

From Snapchat and Twitter to Instagram, social networks give models greater visibility, helping them raise their profiles and catch designers’ eyes. They also regularly treat online followers to a glimpse backstage at the biggest events in the fashion calendar, notably fashion week shows. Here’s a look at some of the models to follow on social […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
Over 20 new cars already confirmed for the LA Auto Show

Over 20 new cars already confirmed for the LA Auto Show

With a little over two months to go until the LA Auto Show, carmakers are already starting to tease fans as to what to expect. Although this year’s show doesn’t open its doors to the press until November 14 and despite the fact that this year’s Paris motor show is still three weeks away from […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu thanked her “The Voice Kids” family for giving her the opportunity to host the popular singing contest for a full season. In an Instagram post, Chiu, who is more known as an actress, said the talent show boosted her interest in hosting as this was just the first time that she was given […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

Kérastase UK taps ‘Sex and the City’ illustrator for fresh social campaign

L’Oréal-owned hair brand Kérastase UK has tapped renowned illustrator Megan Hess for its latest social media campaign. Hess — who has previously worked for the likes of Chanel, Dior and Givenchy, and illustrated Candace Bushnell’s “Sex and the City” books — will help promote Kérastase’s Fusio-Dose, a series of five-minute in-salon professional hair treatments, via […]

14.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

New ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ film in the pipeline

TriStar, the Mark Gordon Company and Entertainment One have signed on to finance the next adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ “Chronicles of Narnia” book series. The feature, titled “The Silver Chair”, will take place after the events of “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”, when Prince Caspian has become King Caspian, with “Life of Pi”and “Finding Neverland” writer David […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Burger King to release the ‘Whopperito’ nationwide across the US

Burger King to release the ‘Whopperito’ nationwide across the US

What happens when a Burger King Whopper collides with a burrito? You get the Whopperito, naturally. After trialing the hybrid burger-burrito in select markets across the US earlier this summer, Burger King is poised to unleash their latest fast-food gimmick nationwide from August 15,reports Bloomberg. As its name suggests, the Whopperito wraps signature Whopper ingredients […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Avoid a roadside mayday this summer

Avoid a roadside mayday this summer

(NewsUSA) – The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families. Avoid putting a damper on your travel plans by following these summer vehicle maintenance tips from your loyal friends at Firestone […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Former baseball star Mo Vaughn, aka “The Hit Dog”, has debuted a niche fashion line for men, with the collection designed specifically for “big and tall” men. The line, dubbed “MVP Collections”, will offer casual apparel for sizes 1XL to 4XL in three categories: ath-leisure, weekend wear and night out, with the selections to include […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mena’ given new name and delayed release date

Universal has announced that Doug Liman-directed drug thriller “Mena” has been renamed “American Made” and given a new release date. The film stars Tom Cruise as real-life American pilot and hustler Barry Seal who ran drugs for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and was recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in US […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bon Appétit announces 2016’s Best New Restaurant shortlist

Bon Appétit announces 2016’s Best New Restaurant shortlist

Fifty nominees have made it through to the Bon Appétit shortlist for its Best New Restaurant award of 2016, with the North American food publication featuring everything from a food truck in Charleston through to a French-Mexican brunch hangout in LA. “We love restaurants that are driven by passionate people with distinct points of view,” […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

Is Bianca Manalo engaged to boyfriend Fabio Ide?

A surprised Bianca Manalo denied that she is already engaged to her boyfriend, Brazilian-Japanese model Fabio Ide. “Wala pa, wala pa. Oh my God, hindi ko alam,” the beauty queen-turned-actress quickly replied when asked about the engagement. Manalo, however, admitted that they are already talking about settling down. “Napag-uusapan,” she said. Prior to Ide, Manalo […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Bloomsbury announces tie-in books for Potter prequel movie ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

The publishing house Bloomsbury Children’s Books will release several tie-in books on the release day of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” on November 18. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”: the book and the movie Inspired by JK Rowling’s 2001 book of the same name, the movie (also known as […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Domestic goddess Martha Stewart has teamed up with rapper Snoop Dogg for a new unscripted cooking series, ordered by VH1. The show will see the unlikely duo join forces each week to host a dinner party with celebrity guests, in a bid to “exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity,” according to Stewart (via Variety). […]

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

Live Nation has partnered with HBO Global for a series of live “Game of Thrones” concerts in the US. The immersive “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience will feature live music and scenes from the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning show, with the series’ composer Ramin Djawadi at the helm of a full orchestra, choir and […]

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Shazam, the smartphone app that can identify full songs and tracks from short clips, is at the center of a new game show ordered by US network Fox. Just like the app itself, TV show “Beat Shazam” has contestants trying to identify the name and artist or group credited for an untitled track. The episode’s […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Multimedia, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

Roses are at the heart of Bulgari’s latest fragrance

The Italian luxury brand is launching Rose Goldea, a new ode to femininity and sensuality which draws its inspiration from the love life of the most famous of Egyptian queens: Cleopatra. Rose Goldea is a rich oriental scent which includes Damas rose, the queen of flowers. Available in September. Bulgari has called upon the renowned […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
China’s elevated bus completes first road test

China’s elevated bus completes first road test

The transit elevated bus, TEB-1, is 22 meters long, the width of two traffic lanes, and is designed to travel over cars that are less than half its height. Though the congestion-beating concept vehicle defies convention, a first road test took place on August 2, 2016 in Qinhuangdao, north China, according to state press agency Xinhua […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

Noel Gallagher to headline Pure & Crafted Festival 2016

The second Pure & Crafted Festival, August 12-13 in Berlin, will be headlined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, with Mando Diao and Tricky’s Skilled Mechanics project also prominent. Presented by BMW Motorrad, the 2016 Pure & Crafted festival makes for a last chance to see both Noel Gallagher and Mando Diao before the end […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring, Music ·
Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Aiko Melendez to bashers: Stop judging

Actress Aiko Melendez fires back at bashers criticizing her new romance with Persian boyfriend Shahin Alimirzapour. In a latest Instagram post, the 40-year-old actress gave her two cents on people who keep on questioning her relationship with Alimirzapour. Melendez said that instead of dwelling on all the negativity, she’d rather live a good life. “Some […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer’s memoir ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’

Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer’s memoir ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’

Publishers Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) announced the book’s August 16 launch date back in March, and now the wait is nearly over for Schumer’s large fan base. An award-wining comedian… Amy Schumer first came to the public eye in 2011-2012 when she came fourth on the reality TV competition “Last Comic Standing,” having been […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could cockroach milk be a superfood of the future?

Could cockroach milk be a superfood of the future?

Could we one day be eating cookies and ice cream made with cockroach milk? Researchers in India have discovered that a viviparous cockroach (one that gives birth to live young rather than laying eggs) produces a substance three times more calorific than buffalo milk.  Insects are increasingly looking like the food of the future. In […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Stress-free summer: tips for keeping everyone happy when vacationing with friends

Stress-free summer: tips for keeping everyone happy when vacationing with friends

Vacations are times to kick back and relax, but getaways can also be a source of friction among families, friends or couples, as back-seat driving or paying restaurant bills cause tempers to fray. Here are a few tips from Sonia Prades, a psychologist specializing in family relationships, on how to ensure a stress-free summer break. Today, […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
3-minute preview: ‘Nine Lives’

3-minute preview: ‘Nine Lives’

Get your claws into the comedy tale of Tom Brand who is turned into a cat and has one week to make things right with his family in “Nine Lives.” – Who’s in it and what’s it about? – Kevin Spacey plays famous business magnate Tom Brand, who’s built his empire on hard work, long […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Local health groups launch ‘Rethink Your Asian Drink’ campaign

Local health groups launch ‘Rethink Your Asian Drink’ campaign

A coalition of health and community organizations recently launched the “Rethink Your Asian Drink” campaign, in an effort to bring awareness to various Asian drinks such as Boba and milk tea, that are sugary and have literally little or no value. The goal of this campaign is to empower the public and bring awareness and health concerns […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions ·
Anne Hathaway tributes ‘The Princess Diaries’ on anniversary

Anne Hathaway tributes ‘The Princess Diaries’ on anniversary

Fifteen years ago on August 3, 2001, teen comedy film “The Princess Diaries” released to North American cinemas, and lead actress Anne Hathaway hasn’t forgotten its impact on her life or that of countless others. “It’s been 15 years (say it with me) SHUT UP!!!!!” Anne Hathawaywrote on Instagram, quoting one of the film’s best-known […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ruru Madrid honored to reprise Dingdong Dantes’ role on ‘Encantadia’ remake

Ruru Madrid honored to reprise Dingdong Dantes’ role on ‘Encantadia’ remake

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Ruru Madrid has come a long way since he finished as runner-up on the talent reality show “Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break” in 2012. From teenybopper roles, Ruru now takes on a more serious and mature role in GMA’s remake of the 2005 fantaserye “Encantadia.” He admitted he feels […]

04.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

The August 3 meeting between Manchester United and Everton, a testimonial for United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, will be broadcast live via Facebook. The occasion marks the first time that a match between two Premier League soccer teams has been livestreamed on the social media platform. Both facebook.com/manchesterunited andfacebook.com/waynerooney will carry the game, which kicks off at […]

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

A televised tribute to American singer Tony Bennett is set to take place on December 20. Celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on August 3, 2016, NBC’s TV broadcast tribute is to take place December 20. Among the stars booked to appear alongside the 19-time Grammy award winner himself are Stevie Wonder, Elton John, k.d. Lang, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Actor Coco Martin wants to do a remake of the 1996 action movie “Utol,” which starred Cesar Montano and Victor Neri. The “Ang Probinsyano” star told reporters that he hopes to do a movie with his idol, Montano, who recently joined the cast of the hit primetime series. “Sabi ko (sa kanya), ‘Kuya Boy, sana […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Naked pop-up restaurant in London to shutter early and head to Paris

Naked pop-up restaurant in London to shutter early and head to Paris

The pop-up restaurant that launched in London this summer inviting diners to disrobe and eat in the buff is set to close up early and head across the Channel to Paris. In an interview with Country & Town House, founder Seb Lyall said he’s decided to close up shop a month ahead of schedule in order […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

Enhanced golf shoe IOFIT is offering a swing at greater power, longer drives, and more reliable putts with technology that analyzes balance and weight shift in real-time. When coupled with a companion app for Android or iOS, pressure sensors within the shoe’s outsole can deliver instant feedback on pressure distribution, weight shift, and foot balance […]

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury jewelry brand Bulgari is set to showcase some of its spectacular heritage collection, worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Sophia Loren, as part of an exclusive new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibit, titled “Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style,” will run from September 30 to January 29, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Jimmy Fallon to host Golden Globes

Jimmy Fallon to host Golden Globes

Jimmy Fallon, host of “The Tonight Show,” will kick off Hollywood’s annual awards season as presenter of the 2017 Golden Globes, organizers announced on Tuesday. Fallon is a veteran of the glittering event, having handed out awards in a variety of categories, most recently in 2014. He also hosted the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. The […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Having dubbed it the world’s lightest soccer boot, Adidas is treating the Adizero 99g to a limited edition run of 299 pairs. It’s half the weight of a standard football boot, Adidas says, with a 1mm polyamide outsole for rigidity, and a one-layer PU mesh-based upper. The boot’s stud layout is designed to enhance speed, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Another gene link to depression found: study

Another gene link to depression found: study

Scientists on Monday reported fresh evidence for an inherited risk for depression, uncovering 17 genetic variations which they linked to major depressive disorder (MDD). The discovery should boost understanding of the biology behind MDD and open up paths for treating it, the team wrote in the journal Nature Genetics. MDD, also known simply as depression, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Summer on location: discover London through five movies

Summer on location: discover London through five movies

Travel the world from the comfort of your sofa this summer with six destinations to discover through the art of cinema. For this stop on our film-based voyage, we visit the British capital London, seen through five international must-see movies. Recent flick: London Has Fallen After saving Washington, the US President, played by Aaron Eckhart, and […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Major study confirms health benefits of lean protein

Major study confirms health benefits of lean protein

Eating lean proteins, such as nuts, chicken and fish, reduces a person’s risk of dying compared to a diet high in red meats, eggs and dairy, according to a large study out Monday. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine confirm what many health experts have said for decades, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Stress-free summer: tips for a successful first vacation as a couple

Stress-free summer: tips for a successful first vacation as a couple

Vacations are times to kick back and relax, but getaways can also be a source of friction among families, friends or couples, as back-seat driving or paying restaurant bills cause tempers to fray. Here are a few tips from Sonia Prades, a psychologist specializing in family relationships, on how to ensure a stress-free summer break. Today, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
PH industrialization possible under Paris Accord — senator

PH industrialization possible under Paris Accord — senator

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippines does not have to turn its back on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change to pursue development, Sen. Loren Legarda said Monday. Legarda was responding to President Duterte’s earlier statement that he would not honor the pact, a treaty for which the previous administration vigorously campaigned, as it might inhibit […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces to marry lesbian partner

Rosanna Roces and her lesbian partner, Blessy Arias, are set to get married in Canada next month. They will also have a ceremony in the Philippines in December. The couple shared the story behind their relationship, which started in their teens. Roces and Arias revealed that they have long known each other. Roces was only […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

Patrick Garcia reassures wife: No need to be insecure

“There was no reason to be insecure in the first place,” actor Patrick Garcia told his wife, Nikka Martinez, who recently opened up about her fears over being compared to actress Jennylyn Mercado. Garcia posted on Instagram a photo of him and Martinez taken during their wedding day back in March 2015. “They say when […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
White Castle introduces Pretzel Chicken Rings

White Castle introduces Pretzel Chicken Rings

White Castle is introducing a new item to its fast food menu, taking off from its popular all white meat Chicken Rings. The Pretzel Chicken Rings, also made with all white meat chicken, comes with a crispy pretzel coating. Available for a limited time only, the new snack option will come in a portion of […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley’s period action thriller “Free Fire” has been selected as the closing night gala film for the 60th BFI London Film Festival, with the occasion also marking the movie’s European debut. Set in late 1970s Boston, the film boasts Martin Scorsese as its executive producer, with an all-star cast, including Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, in addition […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy reaches out to Pia after her joke went viral

Jessy Mendiola finally broke her silence after drawing flak for joking that she beat Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzabach for the title of “Sexiest Woman in the Country.” Mendiola said she just laughed off the criticism because she knows that her comment was just taken out of context. “Nung nabalitaan ko nga, natawa na lang […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

When the Rio Olympics kick off next week, all things Brazilian will be placed under the worldwide spotlight. What better way to become acquainted with Brazilian culture than through its rich, culinary heritage, which includes deeply savory stews and theatrical dining experiences in churrascarias? Whether you’re lucky enough to be headed to the center of […]

Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

The chances of seeing Tim Burton’s eccentric ghost return to the big screen keep getting slimmer as the years go by. According to Michael Keaton, who played the legendary Beetlejuice, the much-rumored follow-up could already be dead and buried. “It’s possible that ship has sailed,” came Michael Keaton’s metaphorical reply when asked about the long-awaited […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
A Lotus that laps up the punishment

A Lotus that laps up the punishment

To mark the 50th anniversary of its famous Hethel, Norfolk factory firing into life, Lotus has conceived the Elise Race 250, a car it describes as its best track-focused Elise since the model’s launch back in 1996. The Elise Race 250 is faster around Lotus’s test track than even the Elise Cup 220 R and […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle, Motoring ·
Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Mexican inmates use tattoo skills for purse designs

Sitting in a Mexican prison’s library, murder convict David Guzman tattooed a skull on a leather patch for a designer handbag to be sold in a luxury shop.   Guzman, 34, took drugs and stole at a young age, falling into a “nefarious” world that landed him in prison, but five years into his murder […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style ·
Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Iñigo Pascual admits to dating Fil-British beauty

Teen actor Iñigo Pascual, the son of Kapamilya star Piolo Pascual, has admitted to dating Filipino-British Kelley Day, one of the members of the “It’s Showtime” girl group GirlTrends. “She’s beautiful, everyone can see that,” Iñigo, 18, said when asked if they are already a couple. “For now, we’re just good friends. We don’t want […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss lands fashion campaign and collaboration with Express

Karlie Kloss has landed a new job as a brand ambassador and creative consultant for the fashion retailer Express. The supermodel has teamed up with the chain to front its new #ExpressLife campaign, featuring a series of sports figures, actors and entrepreneurs inspiring others to pursue their goals. Kloss will also collaborate on an exclusive […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

Why Kylie Jenner, Instagram and a hunger for little luxuries mean lipstick has never been hotter

July 29 is National Lipstick Day, so it’s just as well that a colorful pout has never been more on trend.  Research released this week revealed that in the UK alone, lipstick sales are set to increase by an estimated whopping 12 percent during 2016, hitting the £306 million mark (about US$402 million). Thestudy, by […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Samsung and Nestlé to create an Internet of Healthy Things

Samsung and Nestlé to create an Internet of Healthy Things

The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences and Samsung are pooling their considerable resources in order to build a connected health and lifestyle platform that will interact with everything from smart TVs to wearables in order to help people make healthier choices. As more and more areas of our lives — from the homes we live […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Myrtle Sarrosa releases album

Myrtle Sarrosa releases album

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress and cosplayer Myrtle Sarrosa still could not believe that her album is finally out. The album, titled “Now Playing Myrtle,” is under Ivory Music and Video and is now available in record bars nationwide. “Truly a dream come true to find so many people who believe in my songwriting skills. Still […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Meryl Streep in talks to join cast of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Meryl Streep in talks to join cast of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Actress Meryl Streep is in talks to join Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel-Miranda for Disney’s upcoming “Mary Poppins Returns,” reports Variety. Streep is rumored to take the role of Topsy, a supporting role that was absent from the 1964 classic, while Blunt will take on the title character. Manuel-Miranda will play new character Jack, a street […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway. In his latest book, “Ultimate Family Wellness,” David shares his own story of balancing fatherhood with fitness, and gives his expert advice on how to work out and eat well with the whole family. […]

Preparations underway for second edition of Vinexpo Tokyo

Preparations underway for second edition of Vinexpo Tokyo

The world’s largest wine trade fair has released more details on the second edition of Vinexpo Japan, which will be held in November. After making its inaugural debut in 2014, Vinexpo will return to Tokyo this fall in the aim of expanding the wine and spirits market in a country where potential for growth is […]

30.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez launches shoe collection with Giuseppe Zanotti

Jennifer Lopez is building up her fashion empire by launching a debut high-end shoe line with Giuseppe Zanotti. The pop star and actress is teaming up with the luxury fashion and footwear designer on a capsule collection christened #GiuseppexJennifer, to go on sale worldwide in January 2017. According to WWD, the line will go on […]

30.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

The films in contention at the 73rd edition of the Venice Film Festival were announced on Thursday in Rome, with a group of English-language features on the docket. Opening the festival is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma stone in a nod to the Golden Age of American musicals. In Mel […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” will feature a half hour of footage from the band’s memorable Shea Stadium concert from 1965, reports Variety. The Shea Stadium concert was one of the first times a rock concert took place in a stadium setting. More than 55,000 people attended the […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

A specialist diabetes researcher sees Pokémon Go — the virtual character-hunting game with millions of players worldwide — as an excellent means of tackling rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes.  Pokémon Go has now piqued the interest of the medical world. The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that’s sweeping the world has caught the attention […]

Pierce Brosnan joins Dave Bautista in ‘Final Score’

Pierce Brosnan joins Dave Bautista in ‘Final Score’

Pierce Brosnan is joining Scott Mann’s action-thriller “Final Score” reports Deadline. He will join “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Dave Bautista on the project, along with Alexandra Dinu (“Red Valentine,” “Island”) and Julian Cheung (“The Grandmaster”). The story takes place at a major sporting event when the stadium is suddenly seized by a group of heavily […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary Valenciano, one of the senior members of ABS-CBN’s Sunday show “ASAP” waxed philosophical describing the show’s journey through the years, comparing “ASAP” to a beach and competing shows to waves. “With regards to the other show, what they have created was a huge wave and every body rode on that wave but it has […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Lincoln looks to take the lead in luxury

Lincoln looks to take the lead in luxury

Ford’s standalone US luxury brand is taking a leaf out of Mercedes’ and Bentley’s playbook with a new completely client-centric approach to services and experiences. Lincoln is calling its new philosophy “The Lincoln Way” but regardless of its name it is focused on simplicity, time-saving and personalization. Clients in the market for a truly premium […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘Meathead’ Goldwyn shares his foolproof recipe for Buffalo chicken wings

‘Meathead’ Goldwyn shares his foolproof recipe for Buffalo chicken wings

Meathead Goldwyn is known as “the barbecue whisperer.” His website, Amazingribs.com, is billed as the world’s most popular outdoor cooking website. His recently released cookbook “Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling,” has risen quickly to become the No. 1 bestselling cookbook in the category of Barbecue and Grilling on Amazon.com. For the crispiest Buffalo […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
DK heading back to NY

DK heading back to NY

French luxury group LVMH said Monday it had sold ready-to-wear group Donna Karan International to US clothing manufacturer G-III Apparel in a transaction that values the company at $650 million (592 million euros). The move will see ownership of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands return to New York where they were launched by the […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Olympic travelers face tiny risk of Zika: US study

Olympic travelers face tiny risk of Zika: US study

Those traveling to Brazil for the Olympics face a tiny risk of getting infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which can cause birth defects in pregnant women, US researchers said Monday. Under a worst-case scenario, just three to 37 of the up to 500,000 people expected to go to Rio de Janeiro for the games, […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Stars give their jeans to help refugees

Giving the shirt off your back used to be ultimate sign of generosity. But Hollywood stars Sharon Stone, Benicio Del Toro and Emma Watson have gone one better, donating their trousers for a new charity drive called “Jeans for Refugees”. Singers Elton John and Lily Allen have also handed over their denims to the American […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Judy Ann open to working with Coco in ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Judy Ann open to working with Coco in ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Actress Judy Ann Santos said she is open to the idea of joining the cast of the hit primetime series “Ang Probinsyano” starring Coco Martin. In an interview, Santos referred to Martin as “this generation’s new action star.” “Of course I’d like to work with Coco. Parang Coco is this generation’s new action star na […]

26.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

AFI head praises designer for “Rock The Runway” fundraiser on July 28 in Avalon Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, CA  – A heartwarming lovefest ensued upon the recent visit of Rocky Gathercole, famed Filipino designer to the biggest music stars, to the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya (Family Service) Foundation, Inc. or ALKFI. The designer to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, International Stars, Local News ·
Duterte has prerogative not to honor climate change pact: Drilon

Duterte has prerogative not to honor climate change pact: Drilon

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte has the power not to honor the international agreement on reducing carbon emissions that the previous administration had ratified, outgoing Senate President Franklin Drilon said Tuesday. Drilon, a Liberal Party stalwart, said Duterte is well within his right not to honor the Paris Agreement on climate change because he […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Are Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga a couple?

Are Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga a couple?

Actor Diego Loyzaga posted a photo of rumored girlfriend Sofia Andres on his Instagram account with a caption that had fans clamoring for the two to finally admit their couple status. “Ang dyosa ng buhay ko,” Loyzaga wrote as the caption to the photo of Andres. His post immediately drew thousands of likes and hundreds […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

Twitter and the National Basketball Association announced a deal Tuesday to stream live content, but not games, to users of the social media platform. The deal will deliver a weekly NBA pregame show with “first-of-its-kind elements created specifically for integration with Twitter conversation,” according to a joint statement. “The weekly pregame show will be featured […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81

‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81

Hollywood director, producer and comedy giant Garry Marshall died on Tuesday at the age of 81, leaving a legacy that includes “Happy Days,” “Pretty Woman” and countless other iconic hits. The mogul died of pneumonia after suffering a stroke in hospital in the Los Angeles suburb of Burbank, according to his publicist. Directors Guild of […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Less carbs and more healthy fats could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Less carbs and more healthy fats could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Replacing carbohydrate and saturated fats with more unsaturated fats could help to lower the risk of diabetes according to new research. The new study, out of Tufts University in the US state of Massachusetts and the University of Cambridge in the UK, looked at data from 102 randomized controlled trials involving a total of 4,660 […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Macy’s collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to US stores

Macy’s collaborates with IBM to introduce artificial intelligence to US stores

US department store Macy’s has tapped artificial intelligence to help shoppers navigate stores. Starting Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the retailer will introduce its new shopping assistant in the form of a pilot program called “Macy’s On Call” — a website that can be accessed on a mobile browser and provides shoppers with answers to basic […]

Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group have announced plans to release a new album from iconic British band “The Beatles”, showcasing three sold-out concerts they played at the Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965. A companion to Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary feature film “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years” about […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Daimler claims another autonomous driving world-first

Daimler claims another autonomous driving world-first

Having succeeded in bringing the world’s first self-driving truck to public roads, luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz and its parent company Daimler can now claim another self-driving world first, this time with buses. The Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot has driven autonomously for the first time on a 20km route in Amsterdam, stopping at bus stops with […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Free People boosts offering with beauty and wellness online

Free People boosts offering with beauty and wellness online

US apparel and lifestyle retailer Free People has expanded its empire to include a beauty and wellness category online, following the success of fellow URBN subsidiaries Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie in the same sphere. The chain has tasked Jessica Richards, senior beauty merchant and founder of Shen Beauty, to tailor Free People’s assortment “for active young professional […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Marvin Agustin asked: How rich are you?

Marvin Agustin asked: How rich are you?

“Pwede bang masaya na lang?” This was the statement of actor and restaurateur Marvin Agustin when asked about his wealth in a television interview. Agustin instead said that his life has improved a lot, noting that he started with nothing. “Iyong yaman naman relative. Siguro galing talaga ako sa wala, zero,” he said. Agustin co-owns […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic Con

With James Cameron’s movie set to celebrate its 30th birthday in a few days, San Diego Comic Con is the ideal opportunity to reunite the film’s director and cast at a reunion panel, July 23. “Aliens” – the second movie in the “Alien” franchise following Ridley Scott’s 1979 film – turns 30 July 18. Twentieth Century […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Fil-Am stars in world premiere of ‘As Straw Before The Wind’

Hollywood, CA   – As Straw Productions presents the World Premiere of As Straw Before The Wind, a new play that offers a window into the life experience of a Filipina nurse who survives the trauma of World War II, only to discover that her war is not yet over. Written by Felix Racelis, under the direction of Lesley Asistio, the […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Local News ·
Mara Alberto is GMA7’s latest sexy comedian

Mara Alberto is GMA7’s latest sexy comedian

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Petite and sexy 23-year old Mara Alberto’s dream came true when she debuted as an actress on GMA7’s sitcom “A1 Ko sa ‘Yo.” Before her showbiz break, the newbie actress confessed she used to look for jobs on PLDT’s telephone directories. “Hindi pa masyado uso Google noon,” she shared. “Sa telephone directory […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Foods to eat for heart health by celebrity yoga teacher Mandy Ingber

Foods to eat for heart health by celebrity yoga teacher Mandy Ingber

In her latest book, “Yogalosophy for Inner Strength“, Mandy Ingber, yoga teacher to Jennifer Aniston, looks at how the practice of yoga, along with meditation, self-care, nutrition, and even music, can help everyone maintain optimum wellness and find resilience even during the most stressful and trying times.  Here Mandy shares her top tips on how to nourish […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Books, Health & Fitness ·
‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmys field with 23 nominations

‘Game of Thrones’ leads Emmys field with 23 nominations

Fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” led the field for television’s coveted Primetime Emmy awards Thursday for a third straight year, with nominations in 23 categories. HBO’s fantasy epic about noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne will compete for the prestigious outstanding drama series trophy for the fifth year in a row, the […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The new hat designers taking over Headonism 2016

The new hat designers taking over Headonism 2016

The designers selected for this year’s ‘Headonism’ exhibition have been revealed by the British Fashion Council (BFC).  Two new milliners, Laura Apsit Livens and The Season Hats, will join existing Headonism designers Harvy Santos and Sophie Beale in displaying their Spring / Summer 2017 collections during London Fashion Week this fall. The BFC designer support […]

17.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Warner Bros unveils new details of fresh ‘Wonder Woman’ feature film

Warner Bros unveils new details of fresh ‘Wonder Woman’ feature film

Warner Bros has unleashed further details on the upcoming “Wonder Woman” feature film, and released the names of the duo who have penned its screenplay. As Collider reports, originally, there were five writers brought in to elaborate Wonder Woman‘s story for film, with Jason Fuchs initially selected, however — a press release issued directly from Warner Bros has […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara to unleash her third fragrance – ‘Tempting’

Sofía Vergara is poised to release the third perfume as part of her growing fragrance franchise with Parlux Fragrances Ltd. The scent, dubbed “Tempting” by the “Modern Family” actress, is set to roll out to Perfumania this month before entering broader retail distribution in September, at a retail price point of US$32 for a 1-oz. […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
What Elmo’s girlfriend Janine thinks of Janella

What Elmo’s girlfriend Janine thinks of Janella

The new onscreen partnership of Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador does not seem to be a problem at all for the actor’s real-life girlfriend, actress Janine Gutierrez. Magalona said he is fortunate that Gutierrez supports his endeavors even after he transferred to ABS-CBN. “She’s really happy for me. I’m really happy that she’s supportive of […]

13.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Paris Hilton’s new fragrance is called Gold Rush

Lemon zest, velvet orchid and vanilla are among the notes present in the latest fragrance — the 20th — developed by Paris Hilton. The bottle will be sold at launch through Home Shopping Network from its June 27 debut through to August 1, 2016, when general retail availability commences. Bergamot, nectarine, rose, violet, praline, and […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Men’s fashion week kicks off third season in New York

Men’s fashion week kicks off third season in New York

Men’s fashion week in New York kicked off its third season Monday with a presentation by Perry Ellis, whose athletic, casual take is expected to mark a number of spring-summer 2017 collections. Dozens of designers from Michael Kors to Tommy Hilfiger will present creations over the course of around 60 catwalk shows and presentations, which […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Taylor Swift world’s highest paid celebrity: Forbes

Taylor Swift world’s highest paid celebrity: Forbes

At the tender age of 26, Taylor Swift is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, pulling in a whopping $170 million over the past year, Forbes magazine said Monday. The pop diva’s take from June 2015 to June 2016 is the highest total of her young career, the magazine said, more than doubling her previous record of […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Ford gives the F-150 a huge boost for 2017

Ford gives the F-150 a huge boost for 2017

America’s most popular vehicle is now also one of its most innovative and impressive thanks to a reworked V6 EcoBoost engine that can serve up a remarkable 470ft-lb (637Nm) of torque and a 10-speed automatic transmission. It seems that Ford’s latest Le Mans win has really stirred up a performance obsession at Ford’s HQ and […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
The more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you are suggests new research

The more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you are suggests new research

A new large-scale study suggests that eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia, the new study is one of the first of its kind to scientifically explore the psychological […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Tommy, Miho to topbill first film

Tommy, Miho to topbill first film

A new film starring celebrity couple Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida, whose love story began inside the “Pinoy Big Brother” house, is in the works. Esgurra and Nishida will topbill the Regal Entertainment-produced movie titled “Never Been Touched, Never Been Kissed,” alongside Kapamilya actor Jake Cuenca and singer Angeline Quinto. Other details about the film […]

12.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
‘Meathead’ Goldwyn shares his recipe for The Great American Steakhouse Steakburger

‘Meathead’ Goldwyn shares his recipe for The Great American Steakhouse Steakburger

Meathead Goldwyn is known as “the barbecue whisperer.” His website, Amazingribs.com, is billed as the world’s most popular outdoor cooking website. His recently released cookbook “Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling,” has risen quickly to become the No. 1 bestselling cookbook in the category of Barbecue and Grilling on Amazon.com. For foolproof burgers this […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden, Online ·
Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. has hired American fashion designer Reed Krakoff to create a gifts, home and accessories collection, scheduled to hit shelves in 2017. Krakoff, who is the former executive creative director of Coach, Inc, will collaborate with the well-known jewelry firm on exclusive products that will include handbags, leather accessories, sunglasses, tabletop (including […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
California Home Visiting Program marks 100,000th visit

California Home Visiting Program marks 100,000th visit

SACRAMENTO – The California Home Visiting Program (CHVP) celebrated a landmark 100,000th visit this week as part of the state’s hands-on efforts to provide assistance to new parents and improve the health and wellbeing of children across the state. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) preventive intervention program focuses on positive parenting and child development. “Home visiting is an effective […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Services, U.S. News ·
Re-enter the dragon: Hong Kong’s movie new wave

Re-enter the dragon: Hong Kong’s movie new wave

Shoot the film you’ve always wanted on a shoestring budget or sell out and make a blockbuster? It is a dilemma Hong Kong directors frequently face as mainland China’s lucrative movie industry beckons. Now, with concerns growing about Beijing’s increasing influence on Hong Kong, some film-makers are defying commercial and political pressures to produce homegrown […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Get Ghostbusting with Snapchat

Get Ghostbusting with Snapchat

To promote the upcoming release of a totally rebooted take on the film “Ghostbusters” Sony is partnering with Snapchat and adding ‘busting’ and sliming features to the popular app Through sponsored lenses that for the first time allow Snapchatters to use front and rear cameras to the same effect, you can picture yourself busting a […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Jerald Napoles laughs his way to success

Jerald Napoles laughs his way to success

 Funny is the new sexy, as they say, and with that it could be said Jerald Napoles is among hottest of his ilk. The 33-year-old admitted as much, noting how he has even attracted gay admirers following his appearance in the 2013 musical “Care Divas.” “May mga nanligaw sa’kin noon na bading na gwapo pa […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
James Franco to be honoured at Outfest Awards

James Franco to be honoured at Outfest Awards

Outfest have announed that James Franco and Sundance Film Festival Director John Cooper are to receive this year’s honorary awards reports Variety. Franco is to recieve the first ever James Schamus Ally Award, created to recognize an individual’s efforts in bringing LGBTQ stories to the forefront, which will be presented to him by director Gus Van Sant on July 16. Cooper, […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
India’s Kerala imposes ‘fat tax’ on junk food

India’s Kerala imposes ‘fat tax’ on junk food

India’s peaceful tourist hotspot Kerala has become the first state in the country to impose a “fat tax” on junk food in a bid to counter rising obesity. The state’s finance minister Thomas Isaac announced a 14.5 percent tax on food including burgers, pizzas and sandwiches sold at restaurants and fast-food chains, as part of […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
The YouCam Makeup app now comes with extra Kardashian

The YouCam Makeup app now comes with extra Kardashian

One of the world’s most popular augmented reality apps for virtually testing new makeup looks now supports Kardashian Beauty products. Starting with the new “Fierce” collection, users can snap a selfie and then test each element in the line from lip glosses to eye shadows, or even go one further and apply a full custom […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Science & Technology ·
Why Mariel keeps working despite delicate pregnancy

Why Mariel keeps working despite delicate pregnancy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Having suffered two miscarriages in a year, one can’t help but urge television host Mariel Rodriguez to take a leave from work and rest to avoid any complications that may put her delicate pregnancy at risk. In an interview following his press conference for a money transfer service, Rodriguez’s husband, action star […]

10.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
FACC-SLAA holds workshop on social media marketing on July 11

FACC-SLAA holds workshop on social media marketing on July 11

Carson, CA – The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce South Bay will hold its second entrepreneurial workshop on Monday, July 11 at the Double Tree by Hilton Carson Hotel at 2 Civic Plaza Drive at 6:30 pm. The hotel is right across Carson Community Center. The business workshop will be conducted by Sweeney Mae, a […]

09.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Happenings, Local News, Science & Technology ·
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

A cosmic family adventure light years beyond your expectations First-Ever West Coast National Tour Debut Blasts Off July 14th – August 7th Throughout Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) – Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future with Ringling Bros. and Barnum […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
Lamborghini celebrates record sales

Lamborghini celebrates record sales

For the first time in its history, Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has sold more than 2000 cars in six months. In all, between January and June the company delivered 2013 cars and in June alone delivered 416, itself an all-time record for a single month. To put those figures into perspective, in the first six […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Farfetch partners with Apple on new music channel

Luxury fashion retailer Farfetch.com is teaming up with Apple on a new music channel reports WWD. Set to launch Tuesday, the new channel will see Farfetch feature two playlists of Apple music on its website and mobile devices. The playlist “Songs From the Shoot” will be created by the Farfetch team and as the name implies, will […]

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. “There has […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

Sundance Institute announces Riley Keough, Jena Malone movie ‘Lovesong’ as NEXT FEST opener

The Sundance Institute has announced that the Riley Keough and Jena Malone movie “Lovesong” will kick off the Sundance NEXT FEST next month in LA.  The news of the opener and lineup for the festival, which will take place August 12-14, was announced by the Sundance Institute on Thursday. Directed by So Yong Kim, “Lovesong” […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Why Rhian Ramos agreed to pose for FHM

Why Rhian Ramos agreed to pose for FHM

Rhian Ramos has finally agreed to pose for FHM Philippines. The actress appears on the cover of the men’s magazine’s July issue. Ramos admitted that she never saw herself as one to grace the pages of FHM, but shared that she decided to do so after attending Solenn Heussaff’s wedding in France last month. Without […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Research suggests aloe vera has beneficial effects for diabetics

Research suggests aloe vera has beneficial effects for diabetics

A new study highlights the antidiabetic effects of aloe vera. The plant, which originates from Africa, has been found to reduce blood sugar levels, which can be helpful for patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. Diabetes patients could have a reason to take a regular dose of aloe vera, as this succulent plant has been found […]

05.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Tickling the brain can boost immunity: study

Tickling the brain can boost immunity: study

Artificially stimulating the brain’s feel-good centre boosts immunity in mice in a way that could help explain the power of placebos, a study reported Monday. “Our findings indicate that activation of areas of the brain associated with positive expectations can affect how the body copes with diseases,” said senior author Asya Rolls, an assistant professor […]

05.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Get hyper excited about Aston Martin’s new hypercar

Get hyper excited about Aston Martin’s new hypercar

The AM-RB 001 boasts a naturally aspirated V12 engine, an Adrian Newey-penned design and, most impressively a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio. Unveiled at Aston Martin’s Gaydon HQ, the new car is a partnership between the company and F1 team Red Bull Racing and is described in Aston’s own words as “bespoke from the tires up.” When […]

05.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Porcelain artwork to be celebrated at Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel

Porcelain artwork to be celebrated at Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel

Traditional Japanese artwork will be celebrated at the annual Summer Festival of Arita/Imari Porcelains, on in Tokyo from July 1 to August 7. Arita/Imari Porcelain Made in the town of Arita (northwestern Kyūshū) since the 17th century, the pottery was exported principally from the port of Imari, Saga, hence the two names. Early Arita ware can be […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

The Philippines’ legendary veteran entertainer, Sylvia La Torre, and her granddaughter, Broadway performer and TV-film actress Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, will be the special guests in the August 13 concert of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO). La Torre and Perez de Tagle will perform a duet and solo numbers with FASO, the only Filipino […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Almost half the 683 people invited this year to join the organization that bestows the Oscars are women and nearly as many people of color, the body announced on Wednesday in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity. The record number of invitees include rising young stars John Boyega of “Star […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Watch: first trailer for ‘Voyage of Time’

Watch: first trailer for ‘Voyage of Time’

Brad Pitt narrates the first reel of footage from Terrence Malick’s grand vision of the universe, “Voyage of Time.” The documentary film, which has been ruminating in Malick’s mind for some three decades, examines the story of the universe from its beginning to end. First announced in 2008, there are two editions of “Voyage of […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The Oscars in 2017: Academy announces dates

The Oscars in 2017: Academy announces dates

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed a slate of dates for the Oscars in 2017, with the 89th Academy Awards ceremony to take place on February 26th, 2017. The lead up to the 2017 Oscars starts on November 12, 2016 with the Governors Awards — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, and Debbie […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ release date delayed

‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ release date delayed

The release of ‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ has been delayed by three months. The fifth installment of the vampire / werewolf franchise will now debut on January 6 2017 instead of this October, Variety reports. Starring British actress Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies and Charles Dance among others, the Screen Gems production is being directed by German […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

With the countdown on until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games we round up which world-famous designers will be dressing the athletes this year. Stella McCartney for Team GB British designer Stella McCartney has once again been enlisted to design both the opening and closing ceremony and sportswear for Team GB after also […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Many everyday common chemicals are endangering child brain development says new report

Many everyday common chemicals are endangering child brain development says new report

A new report published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives is calling for more attention to be paid to the growing evidence that exposure to many everyday common chemicals are causing harm to children’s brain development. Dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children’s health advocates have expressed their concern in the paper that these chemicals are disrupting […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness ·
Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mat Relox, a Mangyan artist, known for his impassioned portrayal of the bucolic Mangyan life and culture, will hold his fourth one-man art exhibit 7 p.m., July 2, at the La Habra Art Gallery, 215 N. Orange St., La Habra, Calif. The exhibit runs through August 2. Guest artists at the ribbon cutting and opening reception are Ed Gumamit […]

30.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings ·
Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

LOS ANGELES, CA (Mabuhay) -– Beginning July 1 through November 30, 2016, the Philippine Department of Tourism-Los Angeles and Majestic Vacations are holding an exciting online promotional campaign: “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest. These travel and tourism industry partners are teaming up with Philippine Airlines to get Facebook users and travelers to the Philippines […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Contests, Destinations, Happenings, Offers, Online, Photos, Promotions ·
The new Porsche Panamera: a leaner, meaner executive racing automobile

The new Porsche Panamera: a leaner, meaner executive racing automobile

The new Porsche Panamera takes lessons, rather than simply design cues form the latest generation 911. It uses an exotic cocktail of construction materials to increase rigidity while shedding the pounds but when it comes to its look and feel it is finally coming into its own.  “Its strengths have been reinforced, its weaknesses eradicated […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
French foie gras industry struggling after bird flu scare

French foie gras industry struggling after bird flu scare

France’s foie gras industry is struggling with the fallout of a bird flu scare that has led to a 25 percent drop in production of the controversial delicacy. Jean-Jacques Caspari of the foie gras industry association CIFOG warned Tuesday of shortages and soaring prices that were likely to last even beyond this year’s festive season. […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Vespa (Red) and Bill Gates fight AIDS

Vespa (Red) and Bill Gates fight AIDS

Piaggio is launching a (RED) edition of its iconic Vespa moped, with philanthropist Bill Gates also on board. Each special edition Vespa sold will generate $150 toward the activities of the Global Fund for the battle against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Piaggio said. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the main global […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Motoring ·
Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik debuts fashion-forward clothing collection

Zayn Malik has teamed up with illustrator Mark Wilkinson, known for his work with Iron Maiden covers, on his latest fashion-forward merchandise collection. The former One Direction star has debuted his 23-piece collection of clothing to commemorate his first solo album “Mind Of Mine.” Featuring bold graphic t-shirts, hoodies and vests, some of which are […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Sunshine hopes to get annulment before turning 40

Sunshine hopes to get annulment before turning 40

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Sunshine Cruz hopes that her marriage to actor Cesar Montano will be annulled before she turns 40. Cruz, 38, said she wants to start with a clean slate. “Gusto kong mag-start na clean slate, ‘yung pagkatapos ng annulment,” she said. “So I’m hoping for the best na within the year or […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

British beauty Keira Knightley is the new face of Chanel’s jewelry line “Coco Crush.” The ad campaign, shot by celebrity photography Mario Testino, will be launched in the fall. Other models that have fronted the jewelry line include Sigrid Agren and Jac Jagaciak. Knightley is also the face of the luxury brand’s perfume “Coco Mademoiselle” […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma has teamed up with the New York City Ballet to act as the company’s official activewear partner. The brand will provide sportswear gear to the group’s 92 dancers for rehearsals, in addition to using the athletes to test out new garments, WWD reports. The two powerhouses have reportedly entered into a multi-year partnership agreement. The dancers […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Olga Kurylenko signs up to ‘Salty’

Olga Kurylenko signs up to ‘Salty’

French actress Olga Kurylenko has signed up to appear in the upcoming action-comedy movie “Salty.” The star will share the screen with the film’s lead, Hollywood legend Antonio Banderas, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Kurylenko will play the part of Sheila Enry, the supermodel wife of the rock star Turk Enry, played by Banderas. The story […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ dominates worldwide weekend box office

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ dominates worldwide weekend box office

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ shot to the number one position this weekend, according to ComScore’s official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of June 26. The action-packed movie, which stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum and Charlotte gainsbourg, hits the screens 20 years after its predecessor, ‘Independence Day’. It took $143.7 million worldwide over the […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New research explores dietary fiber, vitamin A and peanut allergies

New research explores dietary fiber, vitamin A and peanut allergies

Two new Australian studies suggest that a diet rich in fiber could help to reduce allergies to foods such as peanuts. In one study, which is also one of the first to look specifically at fiber deficiency in the gut, Laurence Macia and Charles Mackay, both immunologists at Monash University in Australia, bred a group […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence

Legendary Pictures has won the battle for hot Hollywood project “Bad Blood,” written and directed by Adam McKay, and with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. The film focuses on Elizabeth Holmes (Lawrence), founder of the controversial blood-testing start-up company Theranos which came under investigation for inaccurate testing that took place at their California labs. Deadline reports that […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Broccoli could soon be giving you an even bigger health boost suggests new research

Broccoli could soon be giving you an even bigger health boost suggests new research

Already known for its super health benefits, scientists have found a way to give broccoli even more of a boost, by identifying the genes which control the vegetable’s phenolic compounds. Phenolic compounds are beneficial to health thanks to their levels of flavonoids, which spread through the body via the bloodstream, reducing inflammation and lowering the risk […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Janice de Belen shoots lesbian scenes for indie film

Fans of Janice de Belen are in for a shock after the veteran actress revealed that her upcoming movie “Ringgo, The Dog Shooter” features the most daring scenes she has ever done in her entire showbiz career. In the indie film, which is one of the six finalists in the Filipino New Cinema section of […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Japan Michelin-star restaurant closed after food poisoning

Japan Michelin-star restaurant closed after food poisoning

A Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant specialising in a refined — and pricey — traditional cuisine has been ordered to temporarily close after customers came down with food poisoning, an official said Wednesday. A total of 14 customers suffered from stomach pain and diarrhoea after eating sea urchin, squid and other seafoods at the Kita Kamakura Saryo […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf updates ‘Flowerbomb’ with Andreea Diaconu

Viktor&Rolf is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first-ever feminine fragrance ‘Flowerbomb’ with a new ad campaign. The perfume’s new visual stars Romanian model Andreea Diaconu as an empowered floral goddess whose head is exploding into a bouquet of flowers. The blooms are based on a vibrant color palette ranging from softer blush, pink, lavender […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Michelle Obama joins Snapchat and James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined Snapchat and used the platform to announce her upcoming appearance on James Corden’s popular Carpool Karaoke segment. Michelle Obama will join the the host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in one of his drives about town and in all likelihood show off her singing chops […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

Lynda Carter accepts presidential role in ‘Supergirl’

“Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter will be back on primetime TV, having accepted a recurring role in the second season of “Supergirl.” After a couple of lower profile parts, Lynda Carter became a household name when she became the lead as Diana Prince, superpowered Amazonian princess in disguise, over a four-year run (1975-9) as Wonder […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Liven up a glass of water with flavors and colors

Drinking the recommended one-and-a-half to two liters of water each day can seem daunting. Whether at the office or on the beach, why not try one of these ideas to liven up your glass or bottle of water with a fresh new flavor? Fruity ice cubes Next time you make ice cubes, try placing a […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Keep an eye on pregnancy food cravings to avoid excess weight gain advises new study

Keep an eye on pregnancy food cravings to avoid excess weight gain advises new study

New US research cautions against indulging too much in pregnancy food cravings after finding that the frequency of cravings is a strong predictor of excess pregnancy weight gain. Recent studies have shown that more than half of women gain more than the recommended amount for pregnancy weight gain set by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Yeng ready to become mommy

Yeng ready to become mommy

Singer Yeng Constantino wants to take a step further by becoming a mother. “Feeling ko malapit na rin kasi this morning nanaginip ako, nanganak ako ng triplets,” she said, admitting she feels envious every time she sees a pregnant woman. “Actually nakita ko ’yung friend ko kahapon na buntis na, sabi ko nakakainggit buntis siya […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Viji Sundaram OAKLAND, Calif. – California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity could expire next year. Eighteen months into Prop. 47’s enactment, the state has received some 211,000 […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Legal Matters, Services ·
Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

Netflix nabs DiCaprio’s ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

We’ve seen Leonardo DiCaprio survive a savage winter in “The Revenant.” Now the Oscar winner is making “The Outlaw Ocean,” a true story about a poacher that goes on the run for 110 days. Through his production company Appian Way, Leonardo DiCaprio is producing “The Outlaw Ocean” for digital subscription film and TV service Netflix. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Instagram announces 500 million users worldwide

Instagram announces 500 million users worldwide

In a blogpost on June 21, Instagram announced that its community of Instagrammers around the world has surpassed 500 million. The Instagram community has more than doubled over the last two years, with more than 80% of users living outside the US. An infographic produced by the company reveals that, on an average day, the platform sees over […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

The World Health Organization has released a raft of health and safety advisories for travelers headed to Brazil for the Olympic games. In addition to routine vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, hepatitis B, mumps etc) which vary from country to country, the WHO also recommends travelers get vaccinated against Hepatitis A, B, Typhoid fever, rabies […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

Ryza Cenon opens up about attempted suicide due to depression

“StarStruck” Season 2 Ultimate Female Survivor Ryza Cenon admitted to having suicidal tendency when she experienced depression last year. The 27-year-old Kapuso actress said that her depression was caused by mounting problems at the time. “Almost one year din kasi akong walang work. Mag-isa lang din ako na binubuhay yung sarili ko. Sobrang na-depress ako. […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Yoka Brandt and Novak Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the world, hold a signed agreement announcing Novak Djokovic as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at UNICEF House. On 26 August 2015, UNICEF announced Novak Djokovic’s appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador. Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

New images released for BOSS fall/winter collection

Hugo BOSS has released new images of its BOSS fall/winter collection featuring models Rianne Von Rompaey and Clement Chabernaud. Shot by photographer duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the ad campaign is set against a raw, industrial backdrop to showcase the collection’s “organic imperfection” and shift away from precision and sharpness. Artistic director Jason […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Anton Yelchin, a rising young actor who starred as Chekov in the new “Star Trek” film, was killed early Sunday in an automobile accident, his publicist confirmed. He was 27. “The news is so sad and true,” Jennifer Allen said in a statement. Yelchin “was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning. His family requests you respect their privacy,” the publicist said. Born in Russia, he came to America […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Seven ways to beat the seasonal blues

Seven ways to beat the seasonal blues

Grey skies, rain, floods, temperatures below the seasonal norm …. Seasonal depression usually arises as winter approaches but can also hit in spring and early summer, occurs when the body and the spirit are lacking in energy. Here’s some advice on how to chase away the gloom and not be overcome by these difficult moments. […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

Lolita Lempicka’s new fragrance So Sweet combines mischievousness and indulgence

The brand inspired by fairy tales pushes femininity to the extreme with its latest fragrance for women. So Sweet is aimed at nonchalant and extravagant women, who are at ease with their femininity and live life to the full. Launched last season, Sweet Kiss was aimed at sensual, seductive and ultra-glamorous women with an indulgent […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia happy with dad courting Karla Estrada

Coleen Garcia sees no problem with her dad Jose courting actress-singer-TV host Karla Estrada. The actress deemed it’s about time her dad finds someone to love having been single for the longest time. “It’s a good feeling also to see my dad happy. My dad has been single since I was nine and I’m already […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron in talks to join Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman On Earth’

Zac Efron is in talks with Fox to join Hugh Jackman in “The Greatest Showman on Earth” reports Variety. The film is a biopic of the P.T. Barnum, with Jackman already confirmed to play the showman and founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus. Barnum had a talent for hoaxing the public and gained fame as a 19th century impresario with […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Goodbye matte lips: Christian Louboutin launches new ‘Loubilaque’ range

Christian Louboutin is expanding its beauty range with the launch of a new lipstick, inspired by the shoe designer’s love of all things lacquer.  ‘Loubilaque’, which will debut this summer, promises high coverage, high shine, and high drama color in a bold antithesis of the current matte trend sweeping the makeup industry. Its high concentration […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni, Paul mark first wedding anniversary

Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano celebrated their first anniversary as a married couple Sunday. Gonzaga made sure to greet her husband on the ABS-CBN variety program “ASAP” a happy anniversary. She likewise took to Instagram to express her love for Soriano by reposting one of their pre-nuptial photos. In the caption, Gonzaga wrote: “I’d marry […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Very hot drinks ‘probably’ cause cancer: UN body

Very hot drinks ‘probably’ cause cancer: UN body

Drinking very hot beverages “probably” causes cancer of the oesophagus, the UN’s cancer agency said Wednesday, while lifting suspicion from coffee if consumed at “normal serving temperatures”. “These results suggest that drinking very hot beverages is one probable cause of oesophageal cancer and that it is the temperature, rather than the drinks themselves, that appears […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Olympics: WHO committee says low risk of Zika spread

Olympics: WHO committee says low risk of Zika spread

There is a “very low risk” of the Zika virus spreading further internationally as a result of the Olympic Games in Brazil, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee on the disease said Tuesday. The statement came as worry mounted that the mosquito-borne virus, which has spread across much of Latin America and which can lead […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to return for a ninth season

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to return for a ninth season

HBO announced on Tuesday that hit comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will be returning to the network for a ninth season reports The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement will be good news for fans of the beloved Larry David comedy, with the show lasting airing an original episode back in September 2011. First premiering as a special in […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sunshine trains with Red Ranger trainer

Sunshine trains with Red Ranger trainer

After announcing she will be part of the remake of the hit telefantaserye “Encantadia,” actress Sunshine Dizon shared she has been preparing for her role on the show by going to the gym, among others. Sunshine said she is doing strengthening exercises to toughen herself up for fight scenes. Her trainer? None other than the […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Is Angel Locsin still playing ‘Darna?’

Is Angel Locsin still playing ‘Darna?’

Angel Locsin still won’t say whether she will reprise the role of “Darna” in the remake project slated to be produced by Star Cinema. “As long as naniniwala ka,” was the actress’ response to one follower on Instagram when she was asked if she will still play the iconic Filipino character created by Mars Ravelo. […]

14.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
‘Ghostbusters’ fans set Guinness World Record

‘Ghostbusters’ fans set Guinness World Record

The world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as ghosts has been broken. Hundreds of fans have descended on the Event Plaza at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in ghost costumes. The event, organized by Sony to promote the film franchise’s upcoming reboot, was adjudicated by Guinness World Records representative Rishi Nath who […]

14.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Speeding up Apple Watch reaction times, and adding more channels and live video feeds to Apple TV will be welcome additions to Apple’s devices, but it is the decision to set Siri, its virtual assistant, free of the iPhone and let it land on the desktop and work with other developers’ apps that is the […]