Italy farmers call for Christmas blacklist of planet-polluting food

Italy farmers call for Christmas blacklist of planet-polluting food

(Rome-AFP) – Italy’s farmers on Sunday called for Alaskan salmon, Californian nuts and Peruvian asparagus to be banished from the nation’s Christmas tables to support efforts to stop global warming after the Paris climate summit. Instead, festive hosts looking to wow their guests should seek out locally-grown but less common fruit and vegetables such as […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays ·
Top models who grabbed the headlines in 2015

Top models who grabbed the headlines in 2015

(Relaxnews) – As 2015 comes to an end, it’s time to take stock of the models who’ve been big news this year. From Kendall Jenner to Gigi Hadid, here’s our list of the models who are currently at the top of the fashion world. Kendall Jenner, the star model If there’s one name to remember […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
SSS conducts outreach mission in Los Angeles

SSS conducts outreach mission in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – The Social Security System (SSS) conducted at one (1) day outreach mission at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on 20 November 2015. President and CEO Emilio S. De Quiros, Jr., led the SSS delegation accompanied by Senior Vice President for International Operations Judy Frances A. See, Vice President Maria Lourdes N. […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·

690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

United Nations, United States | AFP |  – Nearly 690 million of the world’s 2.3 billion children live in areas most exposed to climate change, facing higher rates of death, poverty and disease from global warming, the UN children’s agency said Tuesday. Almost 530 million children live in countries hardest-hit by high floods and tropical storms, mostly in Asia. […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: World News ·

White House Initiative on Asian- Americans, Pacific Islanders hold ‘Act To Change’ vs bullying

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, as part of the “Act To Change” public awareness campaign against bullying, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), in partnership with the Sikh Coalition and the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE), hosted a live event in Los Angeles, California, at the Japanese American […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Thousands march on climate change in Manila, Brisbane

Thousands march on climate change in Manila, Brisbane

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Saturday 11/28/2015 – Thousands turned out for climate change marches in Manila and Brisbane Saturday, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand results from next week’s historic Paris summit. Religious clergy, students and activists marched through the Philippine capital calling for curbs on emissions to mute […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·

Broadcaster files petition vs. Duterte’s presidential bid

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) – A broadcaster has filed the first petition against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s bid for the presidency under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipinas-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). Ruben Castor filed his petition on Friday before the Comelec. In a statement made through Atty. Oliver Lozano, Castor said the Comelec should not allow […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DepEd gets biggest chunk of 2016 budget in preparation for K to 12

DepEd gets biggest chunk of 2016 budget in preparation for K to 12

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) – The Senate allocated the biggest chunk of the 2016 national budget to the Department of Education (DepEd) due to a constitutional mandate that education must have the highest budget priority as well as in preparation for the implementation the K to 12 program next year. The P411.58-billion budget for DepEd […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte: Don’t vote for me if you want PH’s problems to persist

Duterte: Don’t vote for me if you want PH’s problems to persist

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte vowed that should he be elected as president in 2016, the whole country can reap the same progress enjoyed by his constituents in Davao. In a YouTube video posted on Friday, Duterte said he is willing to serve the country if the public will unite. […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
HIV cases spike in PHL

HIV cases spike in PHL

Worst AIDS virus epidemic feared as 8 cities breach tipping point MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) – Eight cities with the highest concentration of new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in the Philippines are likely to develop the worst epidemic of the dreaded disease in the coming years after exceeding the five percent prevalence level this […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gov. Brown leads unveiling of Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens

Gov. Brown leads unveiling of Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens

By Abner Galino CALIFORNIA Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday led the unveiling of the Bicycle Hotel and Casino in the City of Bell Gardens which has been infused with fresh capital to convert it into a fabulous place for events and relaxation rather than just a place to gamble. The seven-storey, 99-room Bicycle Hotel and […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News ·
After moving to US, Lani Misalucha thought PHL career is over

After moving to US, Lani Misalucha thought PHL career is over

Lani Misalucha thought her singing career in the Philippines was over when she and her family moved to the United States several years ago. “Noong nag-migrate kami sa Amerika years ago akala ko ‘yun na ‘yun eh, na iiwanan ko na ang showbiz dito sa Pilipinas, na makakalimutan na ako ng mga tao dahil ang […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Obama says Assad must go to end Syria civil war

Obama says Assad must go to end Syria civil war

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – US President Barack Obama on Thursday said Syria’s civil war would not end unless Bashar al-Assad leaves power, discounting suggestions the Middle Eastern leader could take part in future elections. “I do not foresee a situation in which we can end the civil war in Syria while Assad remains in power,” Obama said […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PABA congratulates Winston Keh’s appointment as court commissioner in San Bernardino

PABA congratulates Winston Keh’s appointment as court commissioner in San Bernardino

Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) congratulates Winston Keh on his appointment as Court Commissioner for the San Bernardino County Superior Court.  He will take his oath of office on November 30, 2015. Commissioner Keh joined the PABA Board of Governors in 2007.  He served as the President in 2013.  Commissioner Keh […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Safety deserves a place at the Thanksgiving table

Safety deserves a place at the Thanksgiving table

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison Keep an eye on what you fry … or grill … or broil. And never leave stovetop cooking unattended. This is true all year but especially on Thanksgiving Day, which has three times more home fires than any other day largely because of unattended stovetop cooking, according to the National Fire […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Holidays, Home & Garden, Services, Thanksgiving ·
APAICS hosts first ever young leaders summit for AAPI college students, young professionals

APAICS hosts first ever young leaders summit for AAPI college students, young professionals

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, APAICS launched its first ever Young Leaders Summit in Salt Lake City at the Utah State Capitol. The summit is geared towards college students and young professionals to promote and inspire leadership and public service. “We are excited to launch the very first APAICS Young Leaders Summit, giving students the […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

There are many solutions available to homeowners falling behind on their payments. Most people think Bankruptcy is the only option, short of just letting the Bank take their home. Bankruptcy is a good option, and while it can strip off the second trust deed if the home is upside down in current value, bankruptcy cannot […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Taiwan’s Hou snatches Golden Horse best feature, best director titles

Taiwan’s Hou snatches Golden Horse best feature, best director titles

(Taipei-AFP) – Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien scooped top honours at this year’s Golden Horse film awards in Taipei Saturday, with his “Assassin” winning five gongs, building on his success at Cannes earlier this year. As expected, “The Assassin” grabbed the two most coveted prizes — best feature and best director awards — in a tense […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
How to take successful family photos at Christmas

How to take successful family photos at Christmas

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re snapping your children receiving their gifts next to the Christmas tree or the grandparents sitting around the table for Christmas dinner, some basic rules apply. Here are a few, provided by French photographer Lolita Lejeune, which are suitable for all types of camera, including smartphones. Frame carefully  It is important to […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

(Relaxnews) – Kristen Stewart’s next big screen moment comes courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld, who has chosen the actress to appear in his latest short film “Once and Forever.” The US star plays alongside Geraldine Chaplin in the film, which was shot in Paris. The two women play the roles of actresses preparing to star in […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·