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 ·
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 ·