Pacquiao meets President Obama at the White House

MANILA, Feb 16 (Mabuhay) – Manny Pacquiao stopped traffic outside the White House on Tuesday, during a tour to the nation’s capital that included meetings with President Barack Obama and Sen. Harry Reid. Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee had a private audience with Obama...

Reid announces funding for NV’s lowest performing schools

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced that the state will receive $3.39 million from the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program to help turn around some of our most struggling schools. The funds are part of the $3.5 billion made available to states from...

Donaire knocks out Montiel, captures twin world bantam titles

By Rod Mijares LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2011 – “If you build it, they will come,” goes a line from the movie, “Field of Dreams”. Now, fast-forward to Nonito Donaire’s statement last year: “Anyone.  I’m just here waiting.  I’m a fighter...

‘Pagsuyo’ captures Nevadans’ hearts

By Zen S. Laluna/Photos by Ray Carrera “Pagsuyo” (Courtship), the maiden, full-length, theatrical production and the first Valentine offering by KALAHI Philippine Folkloric Ensemble of Las Vegas to celebrate the month of hearts, was a rousing success. The group...

5 secrets you shouldn’t keep from your doc

By Marisa Cohen Let’s be honest – when it comes to confessing your most personal issues to doctors, it’s tempting to fudge the details, whether it’s those diet pills you borrowed from a friend or that fling you had with a neighbor. You keep quiet for...

Delicious ‘Tilapia With Vegetables A La Coconut Milk’ recipe

Ingredients: Tilapia (Asian fish) 1 large onion Fresh ginger 1 eggplant 3.5 oz of green beans 3.5 oz of red pepper 14 oz of coconut milk Sunflower oil and salt Preparation: Mince the onion and red pepper. Chop the green beans and dice the eggplant grate the ginger. Heat the oil...

Web tech has made the world a real stage

By Rey Andres The world indeed has become an open stage just like The Truman Show in the late 90’s where the life of an insurance salesman portrayed by Jim Carrey was shown entirely on TV.
The more organized television networks many times are beaten to their fields where...

Dingdong, Marian happy with separate careers

MANILA, Feb 22 (Mabuhay) – After the successful launch of the hit primetime show “I Heart You Pare” of Dingdong Dantes, his girlfriend Marian Rivera is set to star in “Amaya”. The last project together of Dingdong and Marian was “Endless...

Nets land Deron Williams

The Utah Jazz have agreed to send All-Star point guard Deron Williams to New Jersey in a multi-team deal, SI.com has confirmed. The Jazz will receive rookie power forward Derrick Favors, point guard Devin Harris, two first-round draft picks and $3 million cash. The Nets will also...

Philippine tribe says remains sold as ‘Japan war dead’

MANILA, February 23, 2011 (AFP) – Grave robbers have dug up the remains of Philippine tribesmen and passed them off as the bodies of Japanese soldiers for return to Japan, tribal leaders said Wednesday. The skeletons of hundreds of Mangyan and Ifugao tribesmen have been...
12