APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

For this year’s elections, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC partnered once again to support AANHPI voters through our national election protection hotline, 1-888-API-VOTE. Bilingual assistance was available to voters in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Tagalog. Calls were fielded from across the country, including from […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Watch: Justin Bieber’s surprise performance at BBC 1 Teen Awards

Watch: Justin Bieber’s surprise performance at BBC 1 Teen Awards

(Relaxnews) – Justin Bieber gave a surprise performance at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards over the weekend, reports Billboard. The Canadian pop singer performed “What Do You Mean,” “Where Are U Now” and “Boyfriend” to an enthusiastic crowd at London’s SSE Wembley Arena. The awards ceremony, which recognizes the achievements of young entertainers, featured performances […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Study shows eating homemade meals could reduce chances of diabetes

Study shows eating homemade meals could reduce chances of diabetes

(Relaxnews) – Research by the American Heart Association has shown that eating more home-cooked meals could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. According to the study, those who ate two homemade meals — lunch or dinner — per day had a 13 percent lower risk of getting the disease. Eating homemade meals was […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Philadelphia becomes first World Heritage City in US

Philadelphia becomes first World Heritage City in US

(Relaxnews) – Philadelphia has become the first US city to earn the distinction of being a World Heritage City, an exclusive club that includes the likes of Paris, Rome, Cairo and Kyoto. Up to now, the World Heritage Cities club counted 266 destinations around the world with the conspicuous absence of any US cities. But […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, U.S. News ·
A 5-year-old child’s self-esteem on the same scale as that of an adult

A 5-year-old child’s self-esteem on the same scale as that of an adult

(Relaxnews) – What sense of themselves as a person do young children have? American researchers have conducted tests that suggest self-esteem is as strong in a 5-year-old child as it is in an adult. Self-esteem is a complex psychological concept which can be summarized as a positive or negative view that individuals have of themselves […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Did Matteo ever court KZ Tandingan?

Did Matteo ever court KZ Tandingan?

KZ Tandingan denied rumors that Matteo Guidicelli courted her in the past. The singer said they are just really close friends and never had any romantic ties. “We used to be very close friends na halos araw-araw nag-uusap na close friends,” she said. Asked if it is possible that she didn’t know that Guidicelli was […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
John Estrada admits he’s a ‘jealous’ father

John Estrada admits he’s a ‘jealous’ father

John Estrada is hoping the future boyfriends of his daughters will not be exactly like him. Some people regarded Estrada as a ladies’ man when he was in his teenage years. Estrada said in jest: “Huwag naman yung masyadong katulad ko. Yung mga ibang parte lang.” Admitting he is the jealous type of father, Estrada […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Marcos burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani not a priority for Bongbong

Marcos burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani not a priority for Bongbong

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said Thursday that he will not actively pursue the burial of his father, the late president Ferdinand Marcos Sr., at the Libingan ng mga Bayani if ever he wins the vice presidency in 2016. “Hindi, parang malayo sa prayoridad. That’s not something that we have discussed,” Marcos […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

Los Angeles – The Justice League based in Los Angeles or the Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans’ organizations, community advocates, youth and students announced that they will march for the fourth time in 15 years on Veterans Day, Wednesday November 11 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Justice League with 34 organizations endorsing the […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang official expressed hope Friday that the attention given by international media on the laglag bala controversy at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will not affect efforts to promote the country as a tourist destination. “Unfortunately, these are unattended consequences of the attention that this (issue) has generated and we are […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Texas, Southern plains on alert for another round of flooding rainfall

Texas, Southern plains on alert for another round of flooding rainfall

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com AccuWeather Global Weather Center   – AccuWeather reports following a very wet second half of October in the southern Plains, the weather pattern is showing no signs of letting up as another storm system is expected to deliver heavy rain towards the end of the week. A storm aloft […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the second consecutive year, AARP presented The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York (TOFA-NY) Awards on Saturday, October 31 at Carnegie Hall in New York. Created to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals and organizations that have raised the profile of the Filipino American community in a unique way, TOFA honored 15 exceptional individuals and […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Grace Poe mulls taking ‘second opinion’ after DNA test results show no match

Grace Poe mulls taking ‘second opinion’ after DNA test results show no match

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe is considering taking a second set of DNA tests with her probable biological kin after the initial trials yielded negative results. “Just like [in getting] a medical opinion, you can always get a second opinion. So we’re open to having a retest,” Poe told reporters.during the Makabayan coalition’s formal […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Amid hate over laglag bala, inspectors show quiet love with purple ribbons

Amid hate over laglag bala, inspectors show quiet love with purple ribbons

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – Despised by passengers over the laglag bala extortion some of their colleagues are suspected of committing, luggage inspectors and other personnel of the Office of Transportation Security on Friday came up with a show of quiet love. Screening officers from the OTS wore pink ribbons around their right arms as they […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More blessing for Bela

More blessing for Bela

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Landing a lead role in Joel Lamangan’s latest movie “Tomadachi” is another blessing for actress Bela Padilla. She thought bagging the role of Honorata (Felix Manalo’s wife) in the blockbuster movie about the founder and first executive director of Iglesia ni Cristo, was already the biggest she could hope to receive this […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Prebiotics could help prevent food allergies in the future

Prebiotics could help prevent food allergies in the future

(Relaxnews) – Scientists at a French medical research institute have demonstrated in mice that prebiotics reduced the risk of allergy to wheat by improving the immune system’s tolerance to allergens. Having previously looked into probiotics, scientists at France’s INSERM research institute are now conducting research into prebiotics in the hope of one day stopping the […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

(Relaxnews) – Fur, that much-debated subject, is a key fashion trend this season. Designers shifted their interest to both real and faux versions to keep us warm and snuggly this winter. Here are our picks of the fur pieces displayed at the fashion shows. Fox, mink and rabbit were just some of the types of fur […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Japan’s dainty geishas in secret fast-food raids

Japan’s dainty geishas in secret fast-food raids

(Kyoto, Japan-AFP) – A craving for fast food presents few obstacles to most people, but for Japan’s dainty, doll-like geishas, it calls for a daring undercover operation — and a cunning disguise. While strictly taboo for a geisha to be seen munching French fries, some “geiko” — as they are known in the ancient city […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Big N. America debut for Bond film ‘Spectre’

Big N. America debut for Bond film ‘Spectre’

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The new James Bond movie “Spectre” overcame lukewarm reviews to triumph at the North American box office, earning a whopping $73 million on its debut weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The star-studded spy thriller — with Daniel Craig as the dashing secret agent, Italian beauty Monica Bellucci and Oscar-winning Austrian star Christoph […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The sky could be the limit for this Rolls-Royce Dawn

The sky could be the limit for this Rolls-Royce Dawn

(Relaxnews) – One of the lots at the upcoming Naples Winter Wine Festival charity auction will be the chance to own the very first North American example of Rolls-Royce’s new luxury convertible. Revealed at the Frankfurt motor show in September, the Rolls-Royce Dawn is one of the most remarkable and certainly the most stunning car […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·