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Working without Congress ‘tempting,’ Obama jokes

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Monday it was “tempting” to think of going it alone without Congress after weeks of trying to forge an elusive debt deal with his Republican foes. “Believe me, right now dealing with...

Moderate quake hits Philippine coast

MANILA, July 25, 2011 (AFP) – A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines’ northern island of Luzon on Tuesday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at 1:15 am (1715 GMT Monday), 26 kilometres...

Spending cuts alone won’t fix US deficit: Obama

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Monday the United States cannot reduce its ballooning deficit through spending cuts alone, as he grappled for a debt deal with Republican lawmakers. “We can’t just close our deficit by cutting...

Nadine keeping her love life private

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “THE Sisters” lead actress Nadine Samonte is not keen in sharing too much information about her six-year relationship with businessman boyfriend Emerson Chua. Though the identity of the guy is not new within showbiz circles because he’s constantly asked...

Sunny days create cloudy (and dangerous) nights for your car’s headlights

TO STAY on the road to safety, you need to inspect your vehicle’s headlights after they’ve been out in the sun. Its heat can cause damage to them and make driving unsafe. In fact, if you are out cruising at night, the odds are good that you can’t see anywhere near as w...

Billiards: 11th Predator Int’l 10-ball C’ship on Sept. 15-18

MANILA (PNA) – One of the longest running tournaments in pool will return to Asia on September 15 to 18 with the 11th installment of the Predator International 10-Ball Championship. Predator’s premiere event is produced by Dragon Promotions and will take place at Robinson’s...

Wendell happy with TV5

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACTOR Wendell Ramos who was from the Kapuso network does not regret becoming a certified Kapatid. He’s part of the recently concluded primetime series “Ang Babaeng Hampaslupa” topbilled by Alex Gonzaga, and now, Wendell is once again tapped to play one...

Willie Revillame gives money for bishops’ new cars

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Television host Willie Revillame has donated P100,000 to a campaign to help raise funds to buy vehicles for some Catholic bishops, a church-run news service said Wednesday. The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines’ CBCPNews described...

Car colors: Personal, regional, fashionable

THE car color you choose may say a lot about you. In fact, according to a recent survey, it may indicate where you live. For example, a classic choice could identify you as an American living on the East or West Coast. Despite an array of bright, vibrant car colors, U.S....

Africa In vogue and loving it at Dakar Fashion Week

DAKAR (AFP) – Fashion has never been as Afrocentric and African designers at the Dakar Fashion Week gave their own spin to prints and fabrics inspiring celebrities and fashion houses. The event wrapped Sunday with a final show drenched in glamour, showcasing what’s hot from...
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