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Want to be happy? Step away from the junk food: study

(Relaxnews) – If you’ve been feeling blue, anxious and stressed lately, consider dropping the donut and pizza slice and cutting out fatty foods from your diet altogether. Because a new study out of Montreal has found that in addition to causing health-related...

Ex-Filipino nanny ready to face Sharon Stone in court

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES, California – Filipino nanny Erlinda Elemen is “very eager” to face her former employer, Hollywood actress Sharon Stone, in court and disprove that she lied about her claims in the lawsuit she had filed […]

Migrant rights group demands transparency from ‘American Idol’

By Nimfa U. Rueda and Rod Mijares LOS ANGELES – A nonprofit group promoting migrant rights on Friday asked the producer of “American Idol” to explain their judgment process “in the spirit of transparency and public trust.” “We do not […]

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Corona apologizes to Senate impeachment court, denies walkout

MANILA, May 25 (Mabuhay) — Chief Justice Renato Corona denied walking out of his impeachment trial upon his return to the witness stand on Friday, and blamed his diabetic condition for his “disorientation” after his three-hour testimony last Tuesday. He […]

Bespoke bonding

Hong Kong – I flew halfway across the world, to shop… at H&M, I thought to myself as I waited in front of the popular brand’s largest branch in Central. I came here for my best friend’s wedding; but to […]

Chief Justice Corona testifies, walks out

Chief Justice Corona testifies, then walks out of Impeachment Trial

Chief Justice Corona testifies, walks out of trial

By Cecil Morella MANILA, May 22, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines’ top judge denied he was a crook as he testified then dramatically walked out at his own trial Tuesday, denouncing his impeachment as a personal vendetta by President Benigno […]

Malacañang urges Pinoys in US to vote for Jessica Sanchez

MANILA, May 19 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday congratulated Jessica Sanchez for making it to the Top Two of the reality singing competition “American Idol” and urged Filipinos in the United States to vote for her in next week’s finals. […]

Aquino set for first presidential visit to Los Angeles

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Benigno Aquino III will make his first presidential visit to Los Angeles on June 8. The LA visit, earlier scheduled on June 5 and 6, was moved to the tailend of the […]