Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites

Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites

(Washington-AFP) – Michelle Obama has revealed musical tastes that include Beyonce and past greats such as Billie Holiday as she released a first playlist on streaming service Spotify. Following a separate playlist by her husband, the US first lady released her own on Sunday for the International Day of the Girl, part of a UN […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Application period runs through Feb. 1 for the Edison Scholars Program ROSEMEAD, Calif — Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, which helps high school seniors realize their dreams of attending college and pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), announces the start of its 2015-16 application period running today through Feb. 1. Thirty […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
TVs top consumers’ holiday season high-tech wish lists

TVs top consumers’ holiday season high-tech wish lists

(Relaxnews) – From games consoles to tablets, nearly two thirds of Americans are sizing up a new tech purchase as a holiday gift, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. And while a new television is at the top of most consumers’ most wanted lists, the gift most likely to be given at Thanksgiving or on […]

Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

(Relaxnews) – If there was one trend that dominated the Spring/Summer 2016 shows that took over New York, London, Milan and Paris over the past few weeks, it was the ruffle. From slouchy and loose to frilly and Victorian-esque, they were everywhere. Peter Copping set the ball rolling in New York with an Oscar de […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Celebrate the 30-year anniversary of ‘Back to the Future’ at events around the world

Celebrate the 30-year anniversary of ‘Back to the Future’ at events around the world

(Relaxnews) – In 1985, the first chapter of the now cult trilogy “Back to the Future” hit theaters. To celebrate the futuristic tale’s 30th anniversary in tale, a number of events will take place worldwide on October 21, the date that Marty McFly and Doc arrive in the future from 1985. “We’re Going Back” in […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Brown signs bill to increase electric vehicle charging stations

Brown signs bill to increase electric vehicle charging stations

AB 1236 will streamline and expedite the permitting of crucial EV infrastructure Sacramento, CA  – Governor Brown today signed Assembly Bill 1236 by Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), which will help increase the number of California’s electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and reduce auto emissions. AB 1236 was jointly authored by Assemblymember Evan […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte will run for president: adviser

Duterte will run for president: adviser

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is running for president in 2016, his political adviser said Saturday. “Yes,” Lito Banayo, political adviser of Duterte, said when asked if the mayor will join the presidential race in 2016. Banayo said that there was still no definite date when the mayor will formally announce his […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kris backs out of MMFF race

Kris backs out of MMFF race

KRIS Aquino has backed out from her Metro Filmfest entry which was first titled “Mr. & Mrs. Split”, then became “Pamilya Luv Luv Luv” and “All You Need is Pag-ibig”. The official reason she gave is that they weren’t able to get the cinematographer she wants for the movie, Neil Daza, who also did her […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former PNP-Special Action Force commander Getulio Napeñas Jr. is pushing for the filing of criminal charges against those responsible for the deaths of nine police commandos during the Mamasapano clash in January. Napeñas said he could not believe that the Department of Justice has failed to find anyone accountable for the deaths […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

SAN FRANCISCO – AARP was proud to sponsor the Filipino American History Month Celebration last Sunday at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco for the second consecutive year. More than 2,800 attendees celebrated the Bay Area’s vibrant Filipino American community. AARP Community Ambassador (Ret.) Major General Tony Taguba was the keynote speaker at the opening […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, Calif. – Seventy years after the liberation of the Philippines which started in Palo, Tacloban, Leyte from the Japanese occupation, one of the liberators who participated in the battle of the Philippine Sea and later waded towards the shore with Pacific Supreme Commander Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur, then 21-years-old Kenneth […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

(Tokyo-AFP) – When tourists think of Japan, images of dramatic landscapes, futuristic cities and world class sushi might spring to mind. But one Tokyo district is hoping to reel in outsiders with one of the country’s more controversial traditions — slaughtering whales. Ebisu, a chichi gastronomic hub close to Tokyo’s frenetic Shibuya shopping district, is […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

At least 60 members from the Philippine and United States Marine corps conducted mock operations against terrorists in the municipality of Ternate, Cavite as part of the 2015 Philippines Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). The joint forces did an amphibious raid where a military vessel, two rubber boats and two riverine crafts were used. In the […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — Will Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao be among the ruling Liberal Party’s 12 senatorial candidates in the coming 2016 elections? When asked about this on Friday, LP standard bearer Mar Roxas told reporters: “It’s possible.” Pressed on whether he personally met with Pacquiao, Roxas’ reply was: “As recent as two nights […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

Celebrity couple Doug and Cheska Kramer, the “captains” of the highly popular celebrity family “Team Kramer,” revealed their secret to a lasting marriage. The two explained how they managed to maintain a happy and healthy relationship for more than 13 years. “It goes hand-in-hand. I have a husband who loves me, treats me well. So […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
10-year digital brain project shows first results

10-year digital brain project shows first results

(Miami, United States-AFP) – An ambitious project led by researchers in Switzerland to digitally map the brain released on Thursday its first results, showing a complex view of how the brain is wired. This so-called “first draft” of the computerized reconstruction of a young rat’s neocortex contains over 31,000 neurons, 55 layers of cells and […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
China’s new glass bridge tests courage of tourists

China’s new glass bridge tests courage of tourists

(Pingjiang, China-AFP) – China’s first glass suspension bridge, which dangles 180 metres (594 feet) over a canyon in the central Hunan province, has excited — and terrified — thousands of visitors since opening two weeks ago. “I’m afraid to look down. I can only look straight ahead,” said one young woman crossing the 300-metre long […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
L.A. City Controller’s audit finds domestic violence programs underfunded, inconsistent

L.A. City Controller’s audit finds domestic violence programs underfunded, inconsistent

Incident location determined which city services survivors received Los Angeles – The City’s domestic violence programs were underfunded, disjointed, and inconsistent across City neighborhoods, according to an audit released today by City Controller Ron Galperin. Galperin released the audit to coincide with the first day of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Controller Galperin’s audit noted […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses

U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the availability of approximately $7 million in funding for rebates to public and private school bus fleet owners for the replacement and retrofit of older school buses. This is the third rebate program offered under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) to fund cleaner school buses. […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
Sarah G talks about upcoming concert

Sarah G talks about upcoming concert

MANILA   (Mabuhay) -– She may be one of the country’s biggest stars but Sarah Geronimo admits that despite her success, she is still discovering her identity as a musical artist. The singer-actress said this will be the theme of her upcoming major concert “Sarah Geronimo from the Top,” which will happen later this year […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·