One love, nag-iisang glorya

  New York, NY – I was really just expecting to reach her voice mail. My plan was to leave a voice message. But I hadn’t even had a chance to gather my thoughts when she picked after just two rings. And instead of a generic “hello,” she greeted with me with a defini...

Tough on the tongue, easy on the gut: study identifies health benefit of chili peppers

(Relaxnews) – The active ingredient in chili peppers is called dietary capsaicin and researchers at the University of California in San Diego say it could provoke chronic activation of the intestinal lining, reducing the risk for colorectal tumors. Sensory neurons on the...

Santiago files bill extending paternity leave from 7 to 21 days

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has filed a bill extending paternity leave from seven to 21 days with full pay to give the husband more time to care for his child and aid in his wife’s recovery. Under her Senate Bill 2289, Santiago proposed to...

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv...

Typhoon ‘Jose’ weakens slightly but continues to enhance the southwest monsoon –PAGASA

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Typhoon “Jose” weakened slightly while changing its movement from west-northwest to northwest direction at mid-morning Monday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). The state...

1 in 10 Filipino students has an eye ailment, but many go untreated

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Ten percent of Filipino pupils have eye problems, but few of these are detected early, the Department of Health said Monday. Thus, as part of this month’s celebration of Sight Saving Month, the DOH is championing a program for school children to undergo vision...

Richard Gomez expresses support for jailed friends

ACTOR Richard Gomez is saddened by the detention of his two friends Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. who are facing non-bailable plunder charges in connection with the pork barrel scam. “They are my friends and I feel sad that they’re in jail now. I think it’s...

DFA: 95 OFWs due to return from Libya

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — At least 95 overseas Filipino workers are due to return from strife-torn Libya, and have crossed the Tunisian border of Ras Ajdir last July 31, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday. The DFA said Secretary Albert del Rosario met Friday with...