4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

BY MARISSA ACIERTO l SCCPRESS.COM SAN DIEGO – On May 23rd, 2015 the 4th Annual Pagasa-Tumainisha-Esperanza-Hope, Inc. (PTE-HOPE, Inc.) Multicultural Festival was held at the Bonita – Sunnyside Branch, San Diego County Library, 4375 Bonita Road. The organization was sponsored by the County of San Diego Board of Supervisor; Supervisor Greg Cox; Supervisor Dave Roberts; San […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Cray wins 100m as Fil-Ams dominate

Cray wins 100m as Fil-Ams dominate

By Stefanus Ian Singapore, Singapore (AFP)  – Texas-based Eric Cray swept to 100m victory at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday as he led a Filipino-American assault on the athletics competition. Cray, who will represent the Philippines at next year’s Olympics in the 400m hurdles, switched to 100m but easily won with a personal best of 10.25sec. The Philippines’ […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Sports & Recreation ·
Jaguar Land Rover takes ‘hole’ new approach to autonomous driving

Jaguar Land Rover takes ‘hole’ new approach to autonomous driving

(Relaxnews) – Jaguar Land Rover is developing a new system that will enable its cars to spot and avoid potholes, drains, degraded stretches of road surface and even loose manhole covers, while simultaneously alerting other drivers in the area. The Range Rover Evoque and the Land Rover Discovery Sport already boast a feature called MagneRide […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Videos ·
Pantsuit tee, anyone? 2016 campaigns hawk more than buttons

Pantsuit tee, anyone? 2016 campaigns hawk more than buttons

(Washington-AFP) – The 2016 race has boiled down to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton versus Republican rebel Rand Paul — in the battle for best and quirkiest campaign merchandise, that is. The White House contest remains anyone’s guess, but 17 months ahead of the election, Clinton and Paul are winning the swag stakes, merging Americans’ zen […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, U.S. News ·
Chris Hemsworth cast in “Ghostbusters” Entertainment – Cinema

Chris Hemsworth cast in “Ghostbusters” Entertainment – Cinema

(Relaxnews) – Chris Hemsworth has been signed up to star in the new “Ghostbusters” movie. The Australian actor will join a stellar cast including Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon on set, Variety reports. Hemsworth, who is known for his work in action adventure epics such as “Thor”, is set to play the role […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Vegan Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is in the pipeline

Vegan Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is in the pipeline

(Relaxnews) – Iconic ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s is set to release its first vegan version of the sweet treat. Co-founder Jerry Greenfield broke the news in an interview with Metro, confirming that the brand is working on a dairy-free ice cream suitable for lactose intolerant or vegan customers. It is likely that coconut […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
US experts urge approval of another new cholesterol drug

US experts urge approval of another new cholesterol drug

(Gaithersburg, United States-AFP) - US experts urged regulators Wednesday to approve a second new anti-cholesterol drug, a day after recommending they bring to market the first in a new class of medications to lower the risk of heart attack. The advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration voted 11-4 that the benefits of Amgen’s […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Carrie Underwood comes out on top at the 2015 CMT Awards

Carrie Underwood comes out on top at the 2015 CMT Awards

(Relaxnews) – Country singer Carrie Underwood cleaned up at the CMT Awards on Wednesday night. The musician scooped up three prizes in total, including “Female video of the year” and “Video of the year” for her hit “Something in the Water”. She also took home the gong for “Collaborative video of the year” for her […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Cristiano Ronaldo documentary in the making

Cristiano Ronaldo documentary in the making

(Relaxnews) – Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be the subject of an upcoming documentary feature film. Titled “Ronaldo,” the film is in post-production, having been directed by BAFTA-winning Anthony Wonke, famous for his work on “The Tower: A Tale of Two Cities.” The Real Madrid player broke the news Wednesday on his Twitter […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Chanel releases the full Jean-Paul Goude campaign for Chance

Chanel releases the full Jean-Paul Goude campaign for Chance

(Relaxnews) – After releasing a teaser on June 8, the French luxury brand has unveiled the full version of its “Chance” campaign, shot by renowned director and photographer Jean-Paul Goude. For its newest advertising campaign promoting the Chance Eau Vive fragrance, Chanel placed its trust in an expert in the field, Jean-Paul Goude, who chose […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Katy Perry is face of Moschino

Katy Perry is face of Moschino

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Katy Perry features in a new campaign image for the Italian brand Moschino. The singer posted the image to her Instagram account on Wednesday with the caption “THE FACE OF MOSCHINO.” In the photo, she’s seen wearing a gold quilted bra top, denim patchwork jacket, snug black skirt and oversize gold accessories, all […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Music, Online ·
2015 is a good year to fly for travelers on a budget: report

2015 is a good year to fly for travelers on a budget: report

(Relaxnews) – Good news travelers: According to a new report, air fares at top destinations around the world are predicted to continue dropping throughout the remainder of the year. In a joint report prepared by Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), number crunchers combed through the stats to come up with a few general […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Paris to be transformed into white-themed outdoor picnic

Paris to be transformed into white-themed outdoor picnic

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday night, thousands of elegantly dressed Parisians clad head to toe in white will transform an iconic site in the City of Light into an outdoor pop-up restaurant. This year marks the 27th edition of Diner en Blanc, a phenomenon in which about 10,000 diners dressed in their gleaming white Sunday best, […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Toni reveals venue of wedding with Direk Paul

Toni reveals venue of wedding with Direk Paul

Although she has been mum about the details of her upcoming wedding with director Paul Soriano, Toni Gonzaga revealed in a magazine interview where they are planning to tie the knot. Citing the TV host’s interview in the June issue of Metro Weddings magazine, entertainment site Push reported that Gonzaga and Soriano will get married […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
White House press room evacuated during briefing

White House press room evacuated during briefing

Washington, United States (AFP)   – The White House press room was briefly evacuated Tuesday after police received a telephoned bomb threat, interrupting the daily briefing, but no device was found. Secret Service agents entered the room, a short distance from the Oval Office, and stopped the news conference. White House press secretary Josh Earnest […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Why Aquino won’t make endorsements in August

Why Aquino won’t make endorsements in August

MANILA (Mabuhay) – There’s a reason why President Aquino will announce his choice for Liberal Party standard-bearer next month right after the State of the Nation Address. Sen. Franklin Drilon said Aquino will likely make the announcement in July because of a Chinese belief that one should watch out for bad luck during August or […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mapa High School U.S.A. & Canada alumni association to hold grand reunion in Costa Rica June 22- 29

Mapa High School U.S.A. & Canada alumni association to hold grand reunion in Costa Rica June 22- 29

It’s now all systems go for the grand reunion of the officers and members of the Mapa High School Alumni Association of United States and Canada in Costa Rica on June 22, 2015 to June 2015. According to President  Grace Belen Victoria of the MHSAA – U.S.A. and CANADA, the group will be visiting the different places in Costa […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
British singer-songwriter Foxes models for H&M autumn 2015

British singer-songwriter Foxes models for H&M autumn 2015

(Relaxnews) – Fashion retailer H&M is featuring Grammy-winning British singer Foxes in the new campaign for its Divided line. Out in select H&M stores worldwide and online in mid-July, the autumn 2015 collection features bomber jackets, varsity sweatshirts, slogan T-shirts, mini skirts and bootcut jeans, all of which Foxes can be seen modeling in the […]

09.06.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Unbreakable version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 announced

Unbreakable version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 announced

(Relaxnews) – The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, a a water and dust resistant version of the Galaxy S6 for outdoorsy adventurous types, was revealed by AT&T, the company that will have exclusive resale rights in the US. Presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in early March, the Galaxy S6 is supposed to be […]

09.06.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
PHL gets G7’s back in China dispute

PHL gets G7’s back in China dispute

Manila, Philippines (AFP)   – The Philippines Sunday welcomed reports that the G7 summit would express concern about unilateral efforts to assert sovereignty claims in the disputed South China Sea. Regional alarm is growing at moves by China aggressively to stake its claim to most of the sea, including a large-scale island-building programme. The United […]

09.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·