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The week that was in nuggets of praise

By Jannelle So This past week has been filled with historic events. And while the world awaited the much-talked about, much-anticipated, and highly-covered Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, I […]

Letting teen drink under parent’s watch backfires

By Linda Carroll As prom night approaches and parents begin to worry about what might happen during after hour parties, some might be tempted to try to teach their high schoolers to drink responsibly – by allowing them to consume […]

Bicol Express featured in Hot-Chow at Magayon Festival

LEGAZPI CITY – Bicol Express, a renowned delicacy made in traditional Bicolano style made from long chilies, locally known as “lada,” coconut milk, shrimp paste, onion, pork and garlic took the center stage in the Tuesday Hot-Chow at Kantahan (Sili […]

Bryant, Lakers, close out Hornets in style

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Andrew Bynum used his massive frame to own the lane, Kobe Bryant made timely shots that silenced a hostile crowd, and the Los Angeles Lakers started to look a lot more like a team trying to […]

Revillame formally charged; next the slammer?

MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Wednesday formally filed a case against “Willing Willie” host Willie Revillame for violation of Republic Act No. 7610, otherwise known as the ‘Special protection of Children against Abuse,...

Asian Pacific American Project honors Mona Pasquil

The Asian Pacific American Leadership Project (APALP), a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering civic involvement and leadership development for Asian Pacific Americans, honored Mona F. Pasquil, Appointments Secretary, Office of California Governor Jerry Brown, during...

Free pre-school for Philippine children

MANILA, April 29, 2011 (AFP) – Millions of Philippine children are being offered crash kindergarten lessons for free to help them prepare for school, the education ministry said Friday. The government crafted the seven-week programme after observing that many students […]

The big day! William and Catherine marry in royal wedding at Westminster Abbey

London (CNN) – Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton Friday, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor and to keep each other in London’s biggest royal wedding in three decades. Bells […]

Let Summer Produce Star in Apricot Chicken Rice Salad

(NewsUSA) – This summer, why not head to your local farmer’s market for tasty seasonal fare at the peak of freshness? Think outside the box with your farmer’s market finds, such as apricots, eggplant, asparagus and summer squash, by incorporating […]

‘Disappointed’ Hispanic supporters greet Obama in California

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2011 (AFP) – Hundreds of protesters, mostly Hispanics demanding immigration reform, gathered to vent their disappointment with US President Barack Obama as he visited California on Thursday. Many of the activists said they were Obama supporters […]