Universal Studios Hollywood presents ‘Halloween Horror Nights’

Universal Studios Hollywood presents ‘Halloween Horror Nights’

Fright-filled “Halloween Horror Nights” was announced by Universal Studios Hollywood recently. The theme park guests will be treated to an “extreme fear destination” which features horror-filled mazes, a terror tram experience and awesome hip-hop dance show from Friday, September 18 through Sunday, November 1st. The event starts each night at 7:00 pm but closing hours vary each night […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Hollywood Stars ·
Officials take a look at raising minimum wage in Long Beach

Officials take a look at raising minimum wage in Long Beach

Long Beach, CA - This evening, close to 100 workers and community members attended Long Beach’s first public hearing on raising the minimum wage and about a dozen spoke during public comment. The City Council is expected to review a report to be completed by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and discuss tools for wage enforcement in the coming months. […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Gov. Brown urges Californians to order pink ribbon license plates to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Gov. Brown urges Californians to order pink ribbon license plates to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Proceeds to fund free clinical breast exams, mammograms and treatment referrals SACRAMENTO — California Governor Jerry Brown kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month Thursday by urging residents to order the state’s new official Pink Ribbon License Plates. “This year, for the first time, Californians may support the early detection of breast cancer through a specialty license plate, available […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
What Sharon wants from daughter KC

What Sharon wants from daughter KC

“Gusto ko ako ang pinakamahal niya.” These were the words of “Your Face Sounds Familiar” judge Sharon Cuneta when asked about the status of her relationship with daughter, actress-model KC Concepcion. Cuneta also opened up about the sacrifices she made for her daughter. “I realized na there are certain roles meant for the father and […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
West PHL Sea troops, Pag-asa residents receive care packages

West PHL Sea troops, Pag-asa residents receive care packages

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The University of the Philippines Cadet Alumni Association donated 11 “care package” boxes for Philippine troops and civilians in the West Philippine Sea. Tina Hernandez, liaison officer of the association, said this was their way of thanking the troops for their service, and letting the children in Pag-asa island know that people […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Microsoft unveils first laptop, Windows 10 smartphones

Microsoft unveils first laptop, Windows 10 smartphones

(New York-AFP) – Microsoft unveiled its first laptop and its first Windows 10 smartphones Tuesday as it aims to widen the use of its new operating system in the mobile technology universe. The spate of fresh products, launched before the year-end holiday shopping season, seeks to build on the July launch of Windows 10. Microsoft […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Aquino likens Leni to Cory

Aquino likens Leni to Cory

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday likened Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo to his late mother, President Corazon Aquino. “Si Leni naman ‘di ko maiwasang ikumpara sa aking ina—pareho silang nawalan ng asawa, pareho silang itinuring na maybahay lamang, tapos tinawag para mamuno,” Aquino said in his speech after former […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Claudine ‘tired’ of legal fight with Raymart

Claudine ‘tired’ of legal fight with Raymart

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — EVEN though they are friends again, actress Claudine Barretto has expressed her disappointment and frustration over her legal battle with estranged husband Raymart Santiago. The 36-year-old explained why she recently posted an Instagram photo bearing the message “I tried, I tried, I tried, I’m tired.” Barretto said it has something […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Watch video for Sam Smith’s James Bond song

Watch video for Sam Smith’s James Bond song

(Relaxnews) – The video for the James Bond theme song by Sam Smith has been released, revealing the more intimate moments from the upcoming “Spectre” film. In “Writing’s on the Wall,” there is a conspicuous absence of high-impact action scenes and car chases. Instead, the Luke Monaghan-directed video features the singer, along with clips of […]

Wedding trends: designer gowns seen on the catwalk

Wedding trends: designer gowns seen on the catwalk

(Relaxnews) – Centerpieces of haute couture collections, wedding gowns and evening gowns stoke the dreams of young women everywhere. These glorious bespoke creations also have significant influence on what wedding gown brands and stores stock. Here’s a look at the most beautiful creations seen at fall/winter 2015-2016 haute couture Fashion Week ahead of New York […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Domino’s Pizza opens first store in Italy

Domino’s Pizza opens first store in Italy

(Relaxnews) – Mamma mia! American pizza chain Domino’s has announced that it’s opened its first store in the birthplace of the world’s favorite cheesy pie: Italy. Domino’s, one of the biggest pizza delivery chains in the world, opened its first store in Milan Monday, hoping to do what no other American pizza brand has done […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
World’s highest marathon returns to quake-hit Everest

World’s highest marathon returns to quake-hit Everest

(Nepal-AFP) – Dozens of runners donned snow goggles and braved icy temperatures to participate in the world’s highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest Monday, five months after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. The annual Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, which kicked off in 2003, is usually held in May to mark the anniversary of the […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
John Lennon at 75: Central Park hosting record-breaking peace sign

John Lennon at 75: Central Park hosting record-breaking peace sign

(Relaxnews) – October 9 marks what would have been the 75th birthday of John Lennon, whose musical legacy as a Beatle and a solo artist is being celebrated in New York, Los Angeles and around the world. Lennon was born in 1940 in Liverpool and rose to fame as co-founder of the Beatles. In 1970, […]

05.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
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 ·