Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

Philippine delegation tells PHL reform story in the American heartland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The exciting reform story of the Philippine economy headlined the Doing Business with the Philippines Forum held at the World Trade Center Kansas City on 28 September 2015. Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. led an economic diplomacy delegation that briefed corporate executives and entrepreneurs from the Greater Kansas City Area, which encompasses […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Asus to bundle Microsoft apps on its Android phones

Asus to bundle Microsoft apps on its Android phones

(Relaxnews) – Taiwanese firm Asus is the latest in a growing number of device-makers to start pre-installing Office productivity apps on its handsets. Google would like everyone in the world to use its apps for note-taking, spreadsheets and inbox management, but Microsoft’s Office still represents the productivity gold standard even as more and more of […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·

Owner of San Gabriel Valley surrogacy agency jailed for ripping off would-be parents who paid for egg donations

LOS ANGELES – The owner of a Glendora egg donation and surrogacy company who admitted defrauding would-be parents, egg donors and surrogate mothers over the course of more than three years was sentenced this morning to 18 months in federal prison. Allison Layton, a 38-year-old resident of Star, Idaho, was sentenced by United States District Court […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

California man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a child

Dakota  – Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that Neal LaPointe, age 31, of Sacramento, California, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on September 28, 2015, and pled guilty to an Indictment that charged him with Sexual Exploitation of a Child, and Distribution of Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors. […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

PUP/PCC to hold 1st Global Reunion

Attention all graduates of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and the Philippine College of Commerce: Join us in our FIRST GLOBAL REUNION being organized by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Alumni Association, USA Inc. scheduled on May 27 to 29, 2016 (Memorial Day  weekend 2016)  at The Orleans Hotel, in Las Vegas, NV. […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Lonely Planet curates weekend wine getaways around the world

Lonely Planet curates weekend wine getaways around the world

(Relaxnews) – Travel guide Lonely Planet has released a new guidebook for wine lovers that curates the best wineries and gastronomic experiences in established regions like Napa and Tuscany, as well as lesser-known areas like Georgia, Lebanon, Morocco and Slovenia. “Lonely Planet’s Wine Trails” is aimed at travelers interested in a quick wine-soaked getaway, with […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Aquino, Sereno lead groundbreaking of state-of-the-art SC complex in Taguig

Aquino, Sereno lead groundbreaking of state-of-the-art SC complex in Taguig

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday led the groundbreaking of the future site of a “state-of-the-art” Supreme Court complex in Taguig City. The site is located in a P1.28-billion, 21,463 square-meter property at the former Philippine Army Security Escort Group area. Attending the ceremony were justices […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Are you in Chapter 13 repayment plan?

Are you in Chapter 13 repayment plan?

Our office get many questions on the consequences of being in a Chapter 13 repayment plan. Here are a few more: Q: Can I sell a car which secures a debt being paid by my Chapter 13 plan? A: The short answer is “yes”, but it may not be practical. If you do sell a […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters, Services ·
Assemblymembers unite in LA to urge Brown to sign medical marijuana legislation

Assemblymembers unite in LA to urge Brown to sign medical marijuana legislation

Los Angeles – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) held a press conference in Los Angeles Tuesday to urge Governor Jerry Brown to sign the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, including AB 266. Bonta, lead author of AB 266, was joined by two of his joint authors, Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-Los Angeles) and Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
SCAD FASH opens this weekend with Oscar de la Renta show

SCAD FASH opens this weekend with Oscar de la Renta show

(Relaxnews) – A major new US fashion museum is getting ready for its grand opening in Atlanta, with an exhibition devoted to Oscar de la Renta set to inaugurate the space. The Oscar de la Renta brand and SCAD — the Savannah College of Art and Design — actually have something of a history, as […]

Taco Bell looks to chime with vegetarians

Taco Bell looks to chime with vegetarians

Relaxnews) – Taco Bell is the first quick service restaurant that can boast an American Vegetarian Association (AVA) certified menu. From Thursday the Mexican-inspired fast food chain will offer 13 AVA-certified vegetarian items in all of its 6,000+ US establishments. “At Taco Bell, vegetarians are not an afterthought. We sell more than 350 million vegetarian […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Porsche announces Cayman Black Edition

Porsche announces Cayman Black Edition

(Relaxnews) – Following similar 911 and Boxster models, the company’s diminutive sports coupe is finally getting an extra touch of exclusivity. The Cayman Black Edition comes with a special black exterior finish with contrasting aluminum window trim and bigger, 20-inch Carrera alloy wheels. The cabin is trimmed in black leather, and a host of creature […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
The Terminator has been terminated

The Terminator has been terminated

(Relaxnews) – Following the poor box office performance of “Terminator Genisys,” Arnold Schwarzenegger won’t be back. Paramount is putting any plans to make another Terminator movie well and truly on hold. The most recent outing of the cybernetic organism was meant to serve as a spring board for a new Terminator universe and with it […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Janet Jackson returns to channel late brother

Janet Jackson returns to channel late brother

(New York-AFP) – It can’t be easy to be the kid sister of the King of Pop, but Janet Jackson pulled it off in the 1980s as she became a music legend in her own right. On her first studio album since Michael Jackson died in 2009, Janet channels him more than ever before, with […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Palace told: ‘We are not giving up calls for lower tax’

Palace told: ‘We are not giving up calls for lower tax’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — While Malacanang refuses to yield to calls for lower tax rates, the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) still hopes to get President Aquino’s nod with the growing public clamor over tax system reform in the country. Atty. Terence Conrad Bello, president of TMAP, said Aquino has yet to hear a […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kyla gears up for 15th anniversary concert

Kyla gears up for 15th anniversary concert

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — R&B singer Kyla will celebrate her 15th anniversary in showbiz with a concert. Entitled “Kyla Flying High,” the concert will be held on November 20 at newly renovated KIA (formerly New Frontier) Theater in Cubao, Quezon City. “This is it! My concert,” she wrote in the caption. “Mejo matagal pa naman. Pwede […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Lady Gaga’s Tom Ford video hits the web

Lady Gaga’s Tom Ford video hits the web

(Relaxnews) – A reworked version of Nile Rogers’ ‘I Want Your Love’ stars lady Gaga, Rogers himself and the Tom Ford fashion label’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection Conceived as a unique way of launching the fashion designer’s new campaign, the video sees the singer sharing a catwalk with models The video, excitement about which has been building […]

Belmonte: Leni already gave ‘informal’ consent to be Mar’s VP

Belmonte: Leni already gave ‘informal’ consent to be Mar’s VP

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo has already given her informal consent to be the running mate of administration presidential bet Mar Roxas in the 2016 elections, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Wednesday. “I think she has more or less given her consent informally and I don’t think na binibitin niya or […]

01.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
GPH panel asks Aquino to keep pushing for Bangsamoro law

GPH panel asks Aquino to keep pushing for Bangsamoro law

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The government peace panel in talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Tuesday appealed to Filipinos to keep pushing for the enactment of a Bangsamoro law following Congress’ decision to push anew their deadline to December 16. “There are many ways and means that we can still see this through. […]

01.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Prebiotic pasta could benefit your gut

Prebiotic pasta could benefit your gut

(Relaxnews) – Pasta that’s been enriched with a type of fiber called beta-glucan encourages the growth of “good” bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract that could boost your immune system and help fight diabetes and high cholesterol, among other health benefits. For two months, scientists observed participants who ate the pasta for two months to find […]

01.10.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·