Michelle Phan’s Ipsy attracts major interest

Michelle Phan’s Ipsy attracts major interest

(Relaxnews) – YouTube star Michelle Phan launched online beauty shop Ipsy in 2011; now it’s benefiting from serious  attention. Phan made her name creating makeup and beauty tutorials, and has already partnered with L’Oreal and Lancôme among others. But before those major deals she had already set up her own online subscription service, Ipsy. A […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Bonta commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike

Bonta commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 this week on the floor of the Assembly, describing the critical collaboration between Filipino and Latino farm workers and leaders during the genesis of the California farm labor movement. “Fifty years ago, on the evening of September 7th, the Agricultural […]

14.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Palace: No report yet of Filipinos hurt in Mecca crane accident

Palace: No report yet of Filipinos hurt in Mecca crane accident

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said that the Philippine consulate office in Jeddah has yet to receive reports of Filipinos injured in the crane accident in the city of Mecca, where more than 100 people were killed and 238 others injured. “Wala naman pong report so far pa ng mga Pilipinong nadamay […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
HPG: Rush-hour travel on EDSA cut by 15-25 minutes

HPG: Rush-hour travel on EDSA cut by 15-25 minutes

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) is claiming that five days after it took over traffic management on EDSA, travel time during rush hours on Metro Manila’s main artery has been cut by 15 to 25 minutes. “Ang report ng HPG, ay isang linggong nakalapag sia dyan sa EDSA […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
IMF: Outlook for PHL economy remains favorable

IMF: Outlook for PHL economy remains favorable

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The outlook for the Philippine economy remains favorable despite uneven and generally weaker global growth prospects,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated in a press release after the conclusion of the 2015 Article IV Consultation between the Philippines and the IMF on 26 August. The IMF’s Title IV Staff Report noted the Philippines’ […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

New York kicks off 2016 fashion merry-go-round

(New York, AFP) – The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week kicks off Thursday when the booted and suited may have to sidestep thunderstorms to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016. Hollywood stars, buyers and fashion editors from across the planet descend on Gotham to admire the most coveted talent in […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Watch the Aston Martin DB10 perform

Watch the Aston Martin DB10 perform

(Relaxnews) – Aston Martin has released a video of the bespoke, one-off supercar created for the latest James Bond film, being put through its paces by stunt driver Mark Higgins. The latest Aston, the seventh car from the company to appear on screen alongside the world’s most famous fictional British spy since the film series […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Motoring, Online, Videos ·
NFL to crunch Big Data in new tech deal

NFL to crunch Big Data in new tech deal

(Washington-AFP) – It won’t just be bodies crunching on the NFL gridiron this season: teams and coaches will be getting data from every player with new technology unveiled on Friday. Zebra Technologies, an Illinois firm known for barcode readers and inventory tracking, announced an agreement to install location-tracking sensors in the shoulder pads of NFL […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

Kim and Julia in Givenchy thrall on 9/11 anniversary

(New York-AFP) – Julia Roberts and Kim Kardashian sat front row at Givenchy’s spectacular New York fashion week debut, a meditation on love to the backdrop of Freedom Tower on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The French giant’s decision to fly across the Atlantic for the first time to unveil a ready-to-wear collection made […]

12.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Apple presses deeper with new iPhones and more

Apple presses deeper with new iPhones and more

(San Francisco-AFP) – The new iPhones came as expected. But Apple also moved into the living room with an upgraded streaming TV box and introduced its iPad Pro aimed at reviving the tablet market. At Wednesday’s media event in San Francisco, Apple unveiled two updated iPhones, aiming to build on the success of its large-screen […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
NY becomes first US city to add salt warnings to menus

NY becomes first US city to add salt warnings to menus

(New York-AFP) – Eating too much salt can cause high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes. And now New Yorkers will get that warning loud and clear when they browse a restaurant menu. New York on Wednesday became the first city in the United States to demand that chain restaurants put salt warnings on their […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now, a special showcase of top Filipino designers. This special display coincides with Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms, an exhibition of over 100 spectacular works of gold from the 10th to 13th century, highlighting the creativity, prosperity and cultural connections of the precolonial period. Asia Society celebrates the artistic […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Beauty & Style ·
Aquino on presidency: ‘This job really ages you’

Aquino on presidency: ‘This job really ages you’

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – With less than a year to go before he steps down from office, President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said his six-year term has had a negative impact on health. “Mas maraming sakit ng katawan ko kaysa noong araw…This job really ages you,” he said during a forum organized by the […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US nabs 244 undocumented immigrants in four-day sting

US nabs 244 undocumented immigrants in four-day sting

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – At least 244 people were arrested across southern California in a broad, four-day sweep of immigrants with criminal records staying in the country illegally, US authorities said Monday. The large operation, which ended Thursday, is the most successful of its kind in the region, Immigration and […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Despite SC TRO on gov’t distribution of Implanon Hontiveros, women’s groups distribute contraceptive implants to communities

Despite SC TRO on gov’t distribution of Implanon Hontiveros, women’s groups distribute contraceptive implants to communities

PhilHealth Director Risa Hontiveros together with Akbayan Women and the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP) today distributed contraceptives such as Implanon, birth control pills, injectibles and condoms to women of Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City as part of a “family planning fair.” The groups said they organized the activity as an “act of […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
City of Glendale prepares for El Niño

City of Glendale prepares for El Niño

Glendale, CA – September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and a great time to start planning for the changes winter may bring. As Southern California prepares for El Niño, the City of Glendale has initiated regular planning meetings with the Fire, Police, Public Works and Water & Power to prepare for the heavy rains.  In the near future, critical […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News ·
9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a development expected to promote greater Philippines-US cooperation on disaster risk reduction issues, nine (9) Philippine government officials are currently in Washington D.C. to attend the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on disaster risk management (DRM). The participants, coming from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Department of […]

08.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL natural, organic products in largest east coast trade show

PHL natural, organic products in largest east coast trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – The rising demand for natural and organic products in the United States is creating a growing market for Philippine agricultural products. Nine Philippine companies will be joining the Natural Products Expo East from September 17 to 19, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. The trade show is the largest natural, organic, and healthy products […]

08.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

(Relaxnews) – The world’s largest, multi-lane water slide is set to open next year in the US, sending thrill seekers careening down toboggans at speeds of up to 40 feet per second. Standing 60 feet tall (18 meters), the Six Flags franchise will add another multi-lane Wahoo Racer — the largest of its kind in […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Videos ·
Jake Cuenca, girlfriend quit smoking

Jake Cuenca, girlfriend quit smoking

Jake Cuenca and his girlfriend model Sara Grace Kelley have successfully quit smoking for a month now, the actor said in his Instagram account. Cuenca made the statement after receiving negative comments for a combination photo he posted on the social media site of him and Kelley smoking cigarettes. “Don’t glamourise cigarettes and smoking!” one […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·