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Sofia Richie bags second big modelling gig in a week

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:00

Sofia Richie is the new face of fashion label Hera London and beauty brand Nip + Fab.


Proposed law on emergency medical services to be named after MRT hero

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 04:46

 MANILA, Philippines — Kabayan party-list Rep. Ron Salo is pushing to name his proposed law called the Emergency Medical Services System Bill after Dr. Charlie Jandic. This is after Dr. Jandic’s fast action in applying first aid to 24-year-old Angeline Fernando, whose arm was cut off after she fell onto the rail tracks of Metro […] The post Proposed law on emergency medical services to be named after MRT hero appeared first on UNTV News.


Motorcycle Manufacturers’ Group Joins FAMI Conference in Vietnam

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 04:00

Members of the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), an organization which is composed of officials from the Philippines’ major motorcycle manufacturers and distributors, recently attended the Federation of ... The post Motorcycle Manufacturers’ Group Joins FAMI Conference in Vietnam appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.


Lawyers sue Trillanes for inciting sedition and two other charges

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:52

MANILA, Philippines — Pro-Duterte lawyers has formally filed complaints of inciting to sedition, proposal to commit coup d’etat and violation of Anti-Graft and Corruption Practices Act against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV before the Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office. The allegations stemmed from the privilege speech of Senator Trillanes last October 3 where he questioned the alleged […] The post Lawyers sue Trillanes for inciting sedition and two other charges appeared first on UNTV News.


$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record: Sotheby's

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:49

Michael Schumacher's Grand Prix-Winning Ferrari sold for $7.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting an auction record for a modern-era Formula One car, Sotheby's said. The seven-time world champion's 2001 Ferrari F2001 sparked furious bidding, roaring past its pre-sale estimate of $4-5 million at Sotheby's flagship post-war and contemporary November evening art sale. It put the buzz into a night that otherwise fell short of the dizzying heights reached by Christie's on Wednesday selling a painting of Christ attributed to Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450.3 million.


Blake Shelton shares mean messages about Sexiest Man Alive title

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:30

Blake Shelton has found the funny side in backlash over him being crowned People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2017.


Katy Perry banned from China ahead of Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - report

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:30

Harry Styles has reportedly been drafted in to perform in Katy Perry's place.


Jeffrey Tambor denies sexually harassing Transparent co-star Trace Lysette

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:30

Trace Lysette claimed Jeffrey Tambor made lewd, sexually suggestive and unwelcomed remarks to her.


Amy Schumer overcome with emotion as wheelchair-bound father stands

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:30

Amy Schumer's father was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was just 12 years old.


Paine handed shock recall as Australia gamble for Ashes

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 02:58

Wicketkeeper Tim Paine was handed a shock recall after a seven-year Test absence on Friday as Australia gambled on sweeping changes for the first two Ashes Tests against England. Paine, who has not kept for Tasmania in their opening three Sheffield Shield games because of the presence of incumbent Test gloveman Matthew Wade, comes into the 13-man squad along with batsmen Cameron Bancroft and Shaun Marsh. In a stunning selection, 32-year-old Paine, who was once on the brink of retirement over a serious finger fracture, was preferred to Wade and Peter Nevill for his first Test match since October 2010.


Japan railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 02:22

A Japanese railway operator has issued a deep apology for the "tremendous nuisance" caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprising even a nation renowned for both punctuality and politeness. The Tsukuba Express train linking Tokyo and the capital's northern suburbs pulled out of Minami Nagareyama Station at 9:44:20 instead of 9:44:40. "We deeply apologise for causing tremendous nuisance to customers," said the Tsukuba Express company.


Top 7 Ways to Extend Your Car’s Battery Life

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 02:00

How often do you replace your car’s battery? If it’s every one to two years, that’s just too short. Car batteries have an average calendar life of four-to-six years, so ... The post Top 7 Ways to Extend Your Car’s Battery Life appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.


New Orleans abuzz over Serena Williams wedding

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 01:34

Despite the media frenzy, the happy couple released few details of their ceremony. Music royalty Beyonce, legendary Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, actress Eva Longoria and singer Ciara were all also seen arriving at the arts complex.


Japan in UN bid to save Syria gas attacks probe

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 01:19

The UN Security Council was expected to vote, probably on Friday, on a 30-day extension of a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria to allow for negotiations after Russia vetoed a renewal of the probe. Japan on Thursday presented a draft resolution that would give the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) another 30 days as the United States and Russia work to reach a compromise on the future of the panel. Russia earlier cast its 10th veto on Syria at the council, blocking the one-year extension of the JIM as proposed in a US-drafted resolution that won 11 votes.


Gigi Hadid pulls out of Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 01:00

Model Gigi Hadid hasn't given any explanation for her last-minute cancellation.


Ben Affleck: 'Men need to become more mindful of their behaviour'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:30

Ben Affleck has re-evaluated his own stance on sexual harassment since the scandal began sweeping Hollywood.


Lin-Manuel Miranda and Luis Fonsi dedicate prizes to Puerto Rico at Latin Grammys

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:30

Lin-Manuel Miranda received the President's Merit Award for his work.


Santas get final marching orders at London school

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:24

Pens at the ready, a dozen trainee Father Christmases are getting their final instructions before heading out to Britain's department stores, tourist landmarks and private parties for the festive season. Like the other Santas, Santa David said he wanted to remain anonymous to preserve an air of mystery.


New Orleans abuzz over Serena Williams wedding

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:21

Despite the media frenzy, the happy couple released few details of their ceremony. Legendary Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, actress Eva Longoria and singer Ciara were all spotted arriving at the arts complex.


Venezuela suffers another blow as PDVSA declared in default

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:18

Crisis-plagued Venezuela suffered another blow Thursday as a committee of creditors ruled that state oil company PDVSA has defaulted on its debt, a decision that triggers payment of default insurance to investors. The setback for the oil-rich but cash-poor nation came as no surprise, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro has missed payments on sovereign bonds as well as PDVSA debt, even as the population continues to suffer from acute shortages of food and medicine. A committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association examined three missed PDVSA bond payments at the request of investors and ruled that "a Failure to Pay Credit Event had occurred," according to a statement.