Is she dating James Reid? Julia Barretto speaks up

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Julia Barretto reiterated what James Reid had said about rumors that they are going out after they were supposedly spotted having a coffee date recently. Last week, Reid stressed that he is not dating Barretto and they have never been on a coffee date....

Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

(Paris, France-AFP) – Two inexpensive classes of drugs available in generic form each reduce the recurrence of breast cancer in post-menopausal women as well as death rates from the disease, a pair of studies reported Friday. Taking the medications together may further boost...

Gerald on Sarah: I’m happy she’s happy

Gerald Anderson was not able to evade questions about singer-actress Sarah Geronimo, who recently said that they are now okay. “Ako ‘yung maiilang, ako ‘yung mahihiya [na makasama siya sa isang production number] kasi she’s one of the best performers sa Pilipinas. I’m just happy...

Mapping the future of the self-driving car

(Relaxnews) – As Daimler, Audi and BMW move to acquire Nokia’s Here mapping division, TomTom and Bosch have revealed that they’re now working together to develop ultra-accurate maps and the specifications that will enable autonomous cars to read them. Digital maps,...

Grace Poe no longer expecting Aquino’s endorsement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Even as she has yet to categorically state her political plans for 2016, Senator Grace Poe said Wednesday that she is no longer expecting that President Benigno Aquino III will endorse her for next year’s presidential polls. Poe’s remark came amid...

Chiz: No regrets supporting VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero, who is rumored to be running for higher office in 2016, said Wednesday he has no regrets supporting the vice-presidential candidacy of Jejomar Binay in 2010. Escudero came out in TV ads in 2010 supporting the candidacies of Liberal...

AFP downplays China’s air, sea drills

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday downplayed the live-ammunition drills conducted by China in the disputed South China Sea, saying it is the nation’s right to conduct such exercises. “It’s the right of any sovereign nation to conduct any kind of...

Chiz quits powerful Senate committee over possible 2016 run

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Saying he is seriously considering running for a higher post in 2016, Senator Francis Escudero on Tuesday resigned as chairman of the powerful Senate Committee on Finance and as co-chairman of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Public Expenditure...

Aquino hits critics of CCT: Let me help you count

MANILA (Mabuhay) – THE Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) is not a magic tablet, President Benigno Aquino III said on Monday during his last State of the Nation Address (Sona). Aquino said those looking for the results of the conditional cash transfer program should learn...

Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison With the National Weather Service predicting triple-digit temperatures and thunderstorms in some areas of the region beginning Wednesday, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to stay safe while staying cool. SCE has also...