China carrier’s mission ‘raises tension’

MANILA, November 27, 2013 (AFP) – The Philippines Wednesday criticized China’s dispatch of its first aircraft carrier to the South China Sea, saying it “raises tension” in waters where the two Asian neighbors are locked in a territorial dispute. “Its deployment does not...

Thanksgiving French cuisine

By Elena Johnson Returning to my pre-Thanksgiving theme of French cuisine, here is a recipe for chocolate mousse. It’s extremely simple to make – all you need is a microwave and a blender! You’ll also need a bit of patience since it’s best for the mousse to chill overnight....

No Christmas decor for mourning Kim Chiu

The Chiu family won’t be putting up the traditional Christmas decor in their house this holiday season, according to actress Kim Chiu, who lost her mother last June. In fact, Chiu said they are not allowed to display any symbol of happiness until June next year – or one year...