Red Cross opens evacuation center in response to Calgrove Fire

Red Cross opens evacuation center in response to Calgrove Fire

Red Cross workers ask residents to listen to local authorities and to be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice SANTA CLARITA, CA (June 25, 2015 – 1630) — Local American Red Cross disaster volunteers are responding to the Calgrove Fire near Interstate 5 in Santa Clarita. The team of Red Cross volunteers have opened […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
New survey: Firms losing business opportunities by not engaging Asian, Pacific Islander workers

New survey: Firms losing business opportunities by not engaging Asian, Pacific Islander workers

Survey finds that despite improvements, companies should do more to engage APAs by involving employees in strategic decisions and offering more growth opportunities. NEW YORK – Asia Society today issued the 2015 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey at the Diversity Leadership Forum in New York. The study, now in its sixth year, surveys employees from Fortune 500-level companies […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Services ·
Life after bankruptcy

Life after bankruptcy

According to government statistics, 1.664,000 Americans filed for bankruptcy between September 2010 and September 2011. What does this mean? It means you are not alone! For many, bankruptcy provides a second financial chance. Although a bankruptcy filing will stay on your credit record for up to 10 years, it need not be the dire problem […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Spider-Man chosen: Tom Holland to star

Spider-Man chosen: Tom Holland to star

(Relaxnews) – Tom Holland of 2012 action thriller “The Impossible” will portray the famous web slinger as Sony and Marvel continue on with “Spider-Man” franchise reboot plans. Having co-starred in “The Impossible” with Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, the young Brit went on to appear in 2013 dramas “How I Live Now” and “Locke” opposite […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
At 25, Taylor Swift proves extraordinary force

At 25, Taylor Swift proves extraordinary force

(New York-AFP) – Taylor Swift may be best known for bubble-gum pop anthems loved by teenage girls, but at 25 she has shown herself to be a formidable force in the business world, as Apple found out. Apple, a $750 billion tech leader that is rarely described as laid-back in its commercial strategies, quickly did […]

Actors Matt Bomer, Chen Kun and Dan Stevens star in the new Armani campaign

Actors Matt Bomer, Chen Kun and Dan Stevens star in the new Armani campaign

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has turned to three famous international actors, photographed by John Balsom in New York, to bring to life its Made to Measure luxury division. Once again this season, the “Made to Measure” campaign highlights the link between the Girorgio Armani brand and show business, specifically the world of television. […]

Film composer James Horner of “Titanic” fame dies in plane crash

Film composer James Horner of “Titanic” fame dies in plane crash

(Relaxnews) – Prolific film composer James Horner, whose work spans “Titanic,” “Avatar” and “A Beautiful Mind” died in a plane crash Monday. The two-time Oscar winner died in a two-seater single-engine plane crash near Santa Barbara. The trained pilot was alone in the plane. He was 61. Horner had an illustrious career, marked by hits […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Fifty Shades of Grey sequel sells 1.1 million copies days after release

Fifty Shades of Grey sequel sells 1.1 million copies days after release

(Relaxnews) – Within days of being published, E.L. James’ hotly anticipated sequel, “Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey As Told by Christian” has sold more than 1.1 million copies in paperback, digital and audio form. In a statement to “The New York Daily News,” publisher Vintage Anchor said it’s ordered third, fourth and fifth printings of the […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers

Extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Circus XTREME; Coming to the southland from July 9 – Aug 2 Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts ever as Ringling Bros. goes to new extremes with the all-new energetic circus production, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME.  Guided […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, International Stars ·
US issuing visas again, but warns of backlog

US issuing visas again, but warns of backlog

Washington, United States (AFP) Tuesday 6/23/2015 – The United States has begun to fix a hardware problem that crashed its visa processing system, issuing 45,000 permits in the past day as it works through a big backlog. Some 33 embassies and consulates representing 66 percent of normal capacity were now back online including Beijing, one […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino endorses TESDA chief for ‘bigger responsibility’ in govt

Aquino endorses TESDA chief for ‘bigger responsibility’ in govt

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday heaped praises on Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joel Villanueva, saying he said should have a “bigger responsibility” in government. In a speech during TESDA graduation rites in Pasay, Aquino said officials like Villanueva, whose name is being floated as a […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama golfs in drought-stricken California desert

Obama golfs in drought-stricken California desert

Rancho Mirage, United States (AFP)   – US President Barack Obama played golf near the desert city of Palm Springs, California Saturday, shrugging off criticism that ambling around thirsty, lush greens was unseemly during a historic drought. Obama is slated to play two courses at the weekend, Sunnylands and Porcupine Creek, a father’s day weekend […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Daniel Padilla attributes success to best people in showbiz

Daniel Padilla attributes success to best people in showbiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ASIDE from his legion of supporters, Daniel Padilla attributes his showbiz success to colleagues who work with him behind the camera. The 20-year-old Padilla said he is blessed to be surrounded by the best people in the industry, saying they push him to do better. “Ako feeling ko blessed lang ako sa […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

By the time subscribers read this article the laws pertaining to Canadian Citizenship will have changed. While the Canadian government has hinted long ago of changes to key components of Canadian Citizenship eligibility, the exact time of implementation was unknown. The timing of the changes was crucial for many as new rules will no doubt […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to NY’s Times Square

Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to NY’s Times Square

(New York-AFP) – Thousands of people laid out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York’s Times Square Sunday, including the Secretary General of the United Nations, to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga. UN chief Ban Ki-moon, dressed in white, joined the yoga gathering late in the morning in one of […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Bright colors set the tone at MakeUp in Paris

Bright colors set the tone at MakeUp in Paris

(Relaxnews) – The beauty industry is turning its attention to Paris this week as the trade show MakeUp In Paris opens in the French capital. It is the show’s second edition this year, having opened in Seoul in April. It will head to New York and Sao Paulo later in 2015. The trend in Paris […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Christopher impressed by Heart’s ‘maturity’

Christopher impressed by Heart’s ‘maturity’

ONE of the promising new shows on GMA7 that will air soon is “Beautiful Strangers” starring Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe, Rocco Nacino, Benjamin Alves, and balik-Kapuso actor Christopher de Leon, directed by Albert Langitan. Heart is happy to be reunited with her Tito Boyet, who says he is so impressed by Heart’s maturity as an […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Ferrari, Porsche, Alpine and Bugatti models on the block at the Artcurial auction in Paris

Ferrari, Porsche, Alpine and Bugatti models on the block at the Artcurial auction in Paris

(Relaxnews) – On June 22, in Paris, Artcurial Motorcars will present the latest edition of its classic “Automobiles sur les Champs” (“Automobiles on the Champs (Elysées)”) and bring together 72 collector cars as well as a selection of automobilia. Among the most eagerly anticipated vehicles in this sale is a 1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Coupé […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Photos ·
Apple reverses payment policy following Taylor Swift criticism

Apple reverses payment policy following Taylor Swift criticism

(Relaxnews) – Just hours after musician Taylor Swift spoke out against Apple for withholding royalties to artists during its three-month free-trial period, the tech giant backed down and has announced they will be reversing their initial position. On Sunday, Swift released a letter penned to Apple calling their initial policy “shocking” and “disappointing.” She also […]

Clinton backs stiffer gun laws after US church bloodbath

Clinton backs stiffer gun laws after US church bloodbath

San Francisco, United States (AFP)  – Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton issued an impassioned call for gun control Saturday following a “senseless” church massacre that left nine dead and reignited debate about the right to bear arms. In a speech to US mayors in San Francisco, the former first lady said the time has come […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·