Aussie wins ‘tougher’ Sarbay Fest triathlon

GUMASA, Sarangani  – The 2nd SarBay Swim-Bike-Run for the Environment triathlon tested the gears and grits of every participant as the course was designed to be more challenging this year. Early morning on May 16, 65 triathletes answered the gun start at the white sand shore of...

The countdown to cleaner cars has begun

(Relaxnews) – The toughest ever standards for vehicle exhaust emissions are just 100 days away from coming into force Europe-wide. From September 1, all new petrol and diesel-powered cars sold within the European Union will have to produce significantly less carbon dioxide,...

Fast heart rate could point to diabetes risk

(Relaxnews) – Researchers from the US and China have found an association between resting heart rate and diabetes that could help identify those with a higher future risk for the disease. In a study of 73,357 Chinese adults, they found that faster heart rates were...

Food distribution and feeding program at FACLA May 30

Los Angeles – The United Bicolandia of Los Angeles (UBLA),the  Filipino Ministry of the Wilshire United Methodist Church with the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the HIFI CALI EXPO LLC  will hold its monthly feeding program and food distribution for the month of...

Mary Jane is innocent, claims alleged ‘recruiter’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Mary Jane Veloso is innocent. This is the claim of Veloso’s alleged illegal recruiter, Maria Kristina Sergio, in a 31-page counter-affidavit that will form part of her defense on human trafficking, illegal recruitment and estafa charges pending with the...

LP stalwart: Mar Roxas won’t settle for vice presidential run in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An administration ally on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II sliding down to a vice presidential candidate in the 2016 elections, saying it is only part of a plan to demolish his possible presidential bid. Eastern...

Lacson inching closer to run for president

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Wednesday said he will once again try his luck for the presidency next year if he gets a double-digit rating in the next survey. “Hindi ako magdi-declare nang wala akong pinaghuhugutan,” said Lacson, who got a 1 percent...

Helping ‘boat people’ moral duty: CBCP chief

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President Soc Villegas lauded the Philippine government for its willingness to accept sick and hungry refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. In a statement, the Lingayen-Dagupan archbishop said “there is a...

OCA-AAPI organizations support equal opportunity in higher education

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates joins the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), and more than 120 other Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in an open letter to support affirmative...

Iya admits acting not her forte

Iya Villania has no qualms about being known mainly as TV host and performer. While many of her contemporaries are eager to make a name as actresses, Iya has been busy co-hosting “ASAP” and “MYX” for many years. Her last acting project was the Kapamilya series “Apoy Sa Dagat,”...
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