Lenten specials at Swan Restaurant

The Philippines is made up of more than 80 percent Roman Catholics. This is why you see packed crowds in a Catholic Church in areas where there’s a big concentration of Filipinos. Starting tomorrow, Palm Sunday, many church activities will be held to observe the Lenten...

Mosley trains in his own home in Big Bear

About four weeks before “Sugar” Shane Mosley (46-6-1 with 39 KO’s) faces Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2 with 37 KO’s) for the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 7, the three-division world boxing champion welcomed the media to the garage of his...

Big flavor on a budget

Stretching food dollars to put healthy, delicious food on the table can be tricky. Registered dietician, nutritionist and author Elizabeth Somer has created these tips and budget-friendly recipes to help you add a healthy spin and big flavor to your meals without taking a big...

Eyes on the prize: NBA playoff preview

By Ian Thomsen On the eve of the playoffs I’m picking the Lakers to beat Boston in the NBA Finals, though I continue to question my choice in the East – Miami may yet become the best postseason team in the conference… Rating The Four Tiers Of Playoff Contenders...

Derek not dating Sexbomb dancer

MANILA, Apr 13 (Mabuhay) – Derek Ramsay dismissed reports linking him to Sexbomb dancer Aifa Medina. Reports said the actor was spotted with Aifa recently at a friend’s house in Tondo, Manila. The actor immediately cleared the issue and said that it was not him and he...

Philippines to boost Spratly patrols

MANILA, April 15, 2011 (AFP) – The Philippine military said Friday it planned to use a new US-made vessel to boost patrols in disputed South China Sea waters, amid a flare-up in tensions with China over rival claims. The navy was looking to use the modern Hamilton-class...

Philippines launches electric tricycles

MANILA, April 15, 2011 (AFP) – The Philippines wants to replace millions of petrol-powered tricycles with electric ones as part of efforts to clean up the nation’s polluting mass transport system, President Benigno Aquino said Friday. The government will initially...

Cholera outbreak kills 19 in Philippine tribe

MANILA, April 14, 2011 (AFP) – An outbreak of cholera has killed 19 members of a remote cave-dwelling Philippine tribe and sickened more than 400 others, the government said Thursday. Poor hygiene and the isolation of the Palawanon tribe had made treatment of the disease...

Supplement Maker Wins Verdict Over Imitator in Federal Court

(NewsUSA) – After a seven-day trial, a federal jury in Colorado rendered a verdict finding that Allergy Research Group (ARG), a subsidiary of the Kikkoman Corp. (OTC: KIKOF.PK), violated federal false advertising laws in marketing their product, “Russian Choice...

Plastics Create Oil With Energy to Spare

(NewsUSA) – America’s quest to reduce its fuel consumption and dependence on foreign oil may lead it to look for energy sources in new places — like the bottom of a trash barrel. JBI, Inc. (OTCBB:JBII), a global technology company, has developed a process,...