Facelift alternative – Look younger without going under the knife

By Carlo P. Honrado, M.D., F.A.C.S. Those who are looking to stay competitive in a youthful job market, or those who simply want to look younger now have several non-surgical options. A recent Wall Street Journal article showed that the number of eyelift procedures dropped but...

Prom 2011: What’s your look?

By Marlou Colina It’s almost time…you’ve been looking forward to the prom forever! You’ve been planning and running the family all over town to grab the perfect dress, suit, flowers, shoes and the perfect date too. This year Sassy Glam is in, the alluring look...

Six things about eating

(CNN) – It looks like a small “everything bagel” and lox. But bite into it and, to your amusement, it’s ice cream. If you close your eyes and let the aromas sink in, it’s all the same flavors you remember of your favorite seed-covered bagel with...

Kris says she’s OK with Oli for James

MANILA, Mar 9 (Mabuhay) – Queen of All Media Kris Aquino has nothing against model-actress Isabel Oli. Aquino was sought for a reaction after her estranged husband James Yap confirmed his “friendship” with Oli. According to Aquino, she has only one condition to...

Olympic gold medal quest: ‘Suntok sa Ginto’ campaign launched

MANILA, March 8 (PNA) – Serious in its bid to win a first-ever Olympic gold medal, the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) officially set in motion Tuesday its national fund-raising drive, dubbed ‘Suntok Ginto.’ The noble program is aimed at...

Business or pleasure, Asia’s karaoke love lives on

By Aidan Jones HONG KONG, February 25, 2011 (AFP) – It’s been a way to unwind and get a deal done in Asia for over 40 years; crooning like Sinatra, camping it up like Abba or rocking like Elvis, often to a room full of stone-faced men in suits. Karaoke is big...

Philippines tells nationals to leave Yemen

MANILA, March 10, 2011 (AFP) – The Philippines on Thursday told its 1,400 citizens in Yemen to leave the protest-wracked country because of increasing political violence there. However, Manila said Filipinos based in the country should make their own travel arrangements for...

Five dead in blast outside Philippine school

ZAMBOANGA, March 10, 2011 (AFP) – A powerful blast believed to be from an improvised bomb killed five people outside a primary school in the southern Philippine island of Jolo on Thursday, the military said. Those killed were rickshaw drivers waiting for commuters, but the...