CA Labor Commissioner partners with community groups to convene workplace justice summit

CA Labor Commissioner partners with community groups to convene workplace justice summit

Leaders across sectors discuss how to implement this year’s landmark workplace policies LOS ANGELES – The halls of Loyola Law school were bustling with over 200 community, labor, and governmental leaders at the Workplace Justice Summit. The event, organized by California Labor Commissioner Julie Su and a broad coalition of community leaders, brought these diverse […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

(Relaxnews) – Calvin Klein is launching its second fragrance designed for both men and women, according to WWD. Twenty-one years after the release of CK One, the first ever Unisex fragrance with worldwide success, Calvin Klein has produced CK2, a ”gender-free fragrance that celebrates the endless possibilities of modern connections between two people” according to Camillo Pane, […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell to star in mom comedy

Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell to star in mom comedy

(Relaxnews) – Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell will appear together in a comedy for the big screen about overstressed mothers who embark on a binge of freedom that will be written by the same team behind “The Hangover.” Originally, the project “Bad Moms” was to star Leslie Mann and was to be produced […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fil-Am video journalists part of choir that broke Guinness World Record

Fil-Am video journalists part of choir that broke Guinness World Record

LOS ANGELES – Two Filipino-American video journalists took part in the spectacular global musical performance that has recently broken the Guinness World Record for the largest gospel choir. “I was amazed and had goosebumps,” said Christy Rosacia, Los Angeles correspondent for UNTV. “I was teary-eyed. They were tears of joy.” Rosacia and Joy Macainan, who […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Aiko Melendez wins Best Actress award in Manhattan film fest

Aiko Melendez wins Best Actress award in Manhattan film fest

Aiko Melendez happily announced that she won the Best Actress award at the International Film Festival Manhattan 2015 for her performance in the movie, “Asintado”. On Instagram, Melendez said she got the good news from director Louie Ignacio. She thanked all the people who are part of “Asintado” as well as her fans and members […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Audi unveils new 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport Model

Audi unveils new 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport Model

(Relaxnews) – Audi has revealed the latest addition to their A8 series for 2016 that features increased horsepower from the previous model, a sport style exterior, and seats that come with ventilation and massage functions. Other features of the new Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport model, which balances performance with luxurious spaciousness, include front seats […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

(Paris, France-AFP) – The UN’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat “probably” does too. Does this mean we should stop eating meat? By the IARC’s own account, meat has “known health benefits”. And the agency says it does not […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
125 presidential aspirants asked to prove they are not nuisance

125 presidential aspirants asked to prove they are not nuisance

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Andres Bautista confirmed Monday that the poll body’s law department has asked 125 of the 130 who filed certificates of candidacy for president to prove they are not nuisance. Bautista said the Comelec found prima facie (at first look) pieces of evidence to declare the 125 […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

SCE employee’s late-night heroics earn praise as he helps first responders after Visalia car accident By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison Matt Duma wasn’t dressed to impress, but he left quite the impression anyway. Pajamas, slippers and all. The Southern California Edison transmission line foreman’s quick thinking played a pivotal role in a car-hit-utility-pole accident late Monday in Visalia. […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

LAKEWOOD, CA — The La Union Association of Southern California is celebrating its 51st year and Golden Anniversary with a dinner-dance on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at the Lakewood Country Club in this city. City of Walnut Councilmember and four-time Mayor Antonio “Tony” Cartagena,is the guest speaker. Founded on May 31, 1964 in Los Angeles, the […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
U.S. EPA honors 2015 green power leaders in California

U.S. EPA honors 2015 green power leaders in California

Apple, Intel among those cited SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to seven businesses across California. The firms were among 25 businesses and organizations across 13 states recognized for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

PAULO Avelino said that being in show business is not as easy as what most people thought it would be because their every move is scrutinized by the public. The 27-year-old actor, who admitted he is still uncomfortable when in front of the camera or being interviewed by the media, said some people are quick […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fall/Winter 2015-2016: retro fabrics to the fore in womenswear

Fall/Winter 2015-2016: retro fabrics to the fore in womenswear

(Relaxnews) – Four decades — from the 1950s to the 1980s — were a key source of inspiration for the fashion houses’ Fall/Winter season, as seen in the colors, cuts, patterns and especially the fabrics. Suede, shearling and even vinyl are key womenswear components this season. The leading fashion designers’ shows revealed not one but […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Macklemore, Bieber win at MTV Europe awards

Macklemore, Bieber win at MTV Europe awards

(Milan-AFP) – Hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were the surprise winners Sunday for Best Video at the MTV Europe Music Awards in a show with a heavy dose of Justin Bieber. In a field that included superstar Taylor Swift, who had the most nominations of the night, the Seattle-based duo won for Best Video […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

(Manila-AFP) – The Philippines cancelled flights and put hospitals on alert on Sunday, as its southern and central islands were covered by thickening haze from Indonesian forest fires. Smog from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming has choked vast expanses of Southeast Asia for weeks, killing at least 10 people, forcing events to be shut down and schools […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bond’s back: ‘Spectre’ premieres in London

Bond’s back: ‘Spectre’ premieres in London

(London-AFP) – James Bond returns to the silver screen on Monday in “Spectre” at a glittering premiere in London, expected to be attended by members of Britain’s royal family. Prince William, his wife Kate and brother Prince Harry are among the guests due at the opening night for the 24th outing of the Martini-quaffing British […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Microsoft to open doors to its first flagship store in New York

Microsoft to open doors to its first flagship store in New York

(Relaxnews) – The doors to Microsoft’s first, flagship store are set to open in New York today, to become the company’s largest retail space to date. After six years of planning, the Microsoft Store will open at 677 Fifth Avenue, where products will be showcased across two floors spanning 22,269 square feet (2,070 square meters). […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Science & Technology ·
Experts in new bid to unravel ‘secrets’ of pyramids

Experts in new bid to unravel ‘secrets’ of pyramids

(Cairo, Egypt-AFP) – A group of Egyptian and foreign experts launched Sunday a new bid to unravel the “secrets” of the pyramids, including a search for hidden chambers inside four famed pharaonic monuments. Architects and scientists from Egypt, France, Canada and Japan will use modern infra-red technology and advanced detectors to map two pyramids at […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Maja Salvador to hold concert at MOA Arena

Maja Salvador to hold concert at MOA Arena

Actress Maja Salvador is getting ready for the big time as a concert performer. After staging shows in malls and medium-sized venues, like the Music Museum in Greenhills, Salvador is set to conquer the Mall of Asia Arena. The concert dubbed as “Majasty” will be held on November 13 at Mall of Asia Arena. Salvador […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Malacanang’s trust rating continues to drop; LGUs now most trusted govt institution

Malacanang’s trust rating continues to drop; LGUs now most trusted govt institution

MANILA (Mabuhay) — While public trust in Malacañang has been declining since 2012, the local government unit as a government sub-institution seems to be telling a different story as it now emerges the most trusted state entity by the public, according to the latest Philippine Trust Index study released Thursday. In the 2015 PTI, the […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·