New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

By the time subscribers read this article the laws pertaining to Canadian Citizenship will have changed. While the Canadian government has hinted long ago of changes to key components of Canadian Citizenship eligibility, the exact time of implementation was unknown. The timing of...

‘Fitness’ foods stimulate more eating, less exercise

Tuesday June 23 2015 (Relaxnews) – Foods like Clif Bars and Wheaties cereal are packaged to evoke connotations of promoting fitness, however, a new study says this sort of packaging actually encourages eating too much, undermining weight control. “Unless a food was forbidden by...

Google clocks up its millionth autonomous driving mile

(Relaxnews) – Google has hit a significant milestone. Its self-driving cars have now covered over 1 million fully autonomous miles. “Along the way, we’ve navigated more than 200,000 stop signs, 600,000 traffic lights, and seen 180 million vehicles-with several thousand traffic...

Jennylyn Mercado named FHM’s sexiest woman

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Jennylyn Mercado has been named as the sexiest woman in the country, based on a poll by a popular men’s magazine. The announcement was posted on the official Facebook page of FHM Philippines Sunday. The actress took the top spot from Andrea...

Has Diether become picky in accepting roles?

Although he has not been visible on any television series of ABS-CBN in the past two years, Diether Ocampo insists that he has not become picky when it comes to accepting projects. Ocampo said he just didn’t think he fit the roles that were offered to him. “I don’t think being...

Drilon: Aquino’s endorsement value boosted by recent Pulse Asia survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday said President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement value for the 2016 elections has been boosted by the jump in his trust ratings in the latest Pulse Asia survey. “Ito po ay malaking bagay at malaki po ang kanyang...

Duterte says he will now ‘consider’ presidential bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is now considering running for president in the 2016 elections. In his weekly program at a local news channel there on Sunday, Duterte said, “I will consider the suggestion of my friends and supporters.” He also said he will...

Binay camp: Latest survey shows attacks futile

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay said the latest Pulse Asia survey showing him bouncing back from a previous approval and trust ratings slump showed the attacks against him have been futile. In a statement, Binay spokesman Rico Paolo Quicho said: “The...

Father’s Day dinner downs Bongbong Marcos

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. was not able to attend an event at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Sta. Mesa, Manila, Monday morning due to food poisoning. The students waited for the arrival of the senator for an...

Victims of worst factory fire settle for $3,360

Manila, Philippines (AFP) Tuesday 6/23/2015 – Families of 57 of the dead in the Philippines’ worst factory fire have dropped their claims against the company in exchange for a 151,200-peso ($3,360) settlement, a company lawyer said Tuesday. Families of more of the  workers who...
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