Filipino launches app that encourages creativity, more bonding time between child and parent

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Have you ever noticed how your gadgets have become an integral part of your daily routine? Whether it’s a phone, a tablet, a laptop or a game console, these gadgets are being used daily by people of all ages, and have become so detrimental to one’s...

Breast cancer: Screening mammograms don’t necessarily reduce fatality rates

(Relaxnews) – Two studies published simultaneously in the US and Great Britain call into question the efficiency of screening mammograms for breast cancer. These studies now join a debate that has been raging between specialists around the world. The first study, led by Professor...

Millennials most likely to hit the road this summer

(Relaxnews) – According to research from Bridgestone Tires and from Harris Poll, almost nine in 10 US adults will be taking a road trip in excess of 50 miles over the summer and 71% are planning on traveling much further. That’s because the average US road trip, whether it be to...

Pauleen makes first move towards Dina

MANILA (Mabuhay) — PAULEEN Luna got praises for approaching Dina Bonnevie (the ex-wife of her current beau, Vic Sotto) when Dina was taping for the show of Ryzza Mae Dizon on GMA7. “We haven’t met so when I learned she was there, ako na ang lumapit at...

Sandiganbayan grants Bong Revilla’s request to visit Ramon Sr. at hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to leave his detention facility for five hours to visit his ailing father, actor and former Senator Ramon Revilla Sr., who remains confined in the hospital. “The court resolves to grant...

Little chance VP Binay will be impeached, House justice panel chair says

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Any plan to impeach Vice President Jejomar Binay has little chance of succeeding even if the House of Representatives is packed with administration allies, the chairman of the House Committee on Justice said on Tuesday. Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. said there’s...

Escudero: Red tape should have no place in gov’t

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is urging the government to further streamline state agencies and offices whose functions are “teeming with duplication” to improve the budgeting process and public service delivery. He said the national government should go...

Gov’t says fake rice isolated in Davao

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The government on Friday assured consumers that the incidence of fake rice being sold in markets remains isolated in Davao. In a press briefing, the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agriculture (OPAFSA) said samples of fake rice...

Air deal to boost tourism between PHL and Africa – DOT

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The number of African tourists to the Philippines, and the other way around, is going to increase at a faster rate as a result of the air agreement between Manila and Addis Ababa, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said. The Addis Ababa-to-Manila route would...

Amid confusion on standard-bearer, LP to stick together – solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A member of the ruling Liberal Party is confident the administration party would remain intact come 2016, amid reports that some members would deflect out of the party if it supports a losing candidate next year. In an ambush interview on Tuesday, Iloilo...