Lawsuits pile up over Pacquiao injury

Lawsuits pile up over Pacquiao injury

By Rebecca Bryan Los Angeles, United States (AFP)    – Call it the fallout of the century. More disgruntled fight fans are going to court with their complaints, suing Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and others for failing to disclose a shoulder injury prior to his “Fight of the Century” against Floyd Mayweather. A class-action […]

08.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Thousands of LA Students ‘Unite for the Ocean’ in this Year’s Kids Ocean Day

Thousands of LA Students ‘Unite for the Ocean’ in this Year’s Kids Ocean Day

Some students to visit the ocean for first time on May 14, 2015 Kids Ocean Day is the culmination of a year-round school assembly program by the Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education to teach school kids about how litter flows from our neighborhoods to the ocean, thereby killing marine life and polluting food resources. To enhance the lesson, more than […]

08.05.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Local News ·
PHL alarmed over China’s threats in high seas

PHL alarmed over China’s threats in high seas

PAF planes warned by Chinese vessels in disputed areas Manila, Philippines (AFP) Thursday 5/7/2015 – The Philippines expressed alarm Thursday over what it said were escalating Chinese efforts to drive off Filipino aircraft from a disputed South China Sea island garrisoned by Manila, in dangerous confrontations. Rear Admiral Alexander Lopez said seven Filipino patrol planes […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Senate resolution commending Pacquiao filed

Senate resolution commending Pacquiao filed

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite his loss in his fight against Floyd Mayweather, a senator still wants to commend Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao “for his greatness inside and outside the ring.” Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito filed Senate Resolution No. 1307 entitled “Resolution Commending the People’s Champ Congressman Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao for his exceptional performance during […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Parker Sawyers to portray young US President Obama in “Southside With You”

Parker Sawyers to portray young US President Obama in “Southside With You”

(Relaxnews) – Actor Parker Sawyers has been cast to play US President Barack Obama in the romantic drama “Southside With You,” joining Tika Sumpter, who will play First Lady Michelle Obama. Set in 1989, when President Obama was an associate working at a law firm who took a liking to lawyer Michelle Robinson, reports Variety, […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Why Rica Peralejo left showbiz

Why Rica Peralejo left showbiz

Former actress Rica Peralejo said she is enjoying her life now as a mother and a blogger. Peralejo explained that she made it a point to temporarily leave show business to focus on her family. She married Christian pastor Joseph Bonifacio in 2010 and gave birth to Philip Nathaniel in 2014. “Nag-isip-isip lang ako na […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
German-born engineer from US space team dies

German-born engineer from US space team dies

(AFP) – Oscar Holderer, the last known engineer who left Germany after World War II to work on the US space program, died at the age of 95. Holderer, who worked alongside aerospace-legend Wernher von Braun, was part of “Operation Paperclip” that moved hundreds of engineers from defeated Germany to the US right after the […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, International Stars, U.S. News ·
New York issues first license for Bitcoin exchange

New York issues first license for Bitcoin exchange

(AFP) – New York’s powerful banking regulator announced Thursday its first license for a Bitcoin exchange, extending its influence over the growing but little-regulated virtual currency industry. New York City-based itBit Trust Co. was the first company dealing in so-called crypto-currency to receive a trust license from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS). ItBit […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Reese Witherspoon launches fashion and lifestyle venture Draper James

Reese Witherspoon launches fashion and lifestyle venture Draper James

(Relaxnews) – Reese Witherspoon is a woman with her fingers in many pies, and now she can add fashion to her array of professions. The actress has launched a retail website called “Draper James” to indulge her love of style and promote her Southern US heritage. The site offers clothing, accessories and home décor, with […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Blake Lively to star in New Woody Allen film

Blake Lively to star in New Woody Allen film

(Relaxnews) - Deadline reports that the actress is the latest high-profile name linked with the veteran filmmaker’s next cinematic project. As is standard operating procedure, nothing is known about the next Woody Allen project, other than it’s in development and that alongside Bruce Willis, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, it will now also feature Blake Lively. Woody […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
First Princess Charlotte souvenirs on sale in Britain

First Princess Charlotte souvenirs on sale in Britain

(London-AFP) – The first souvenirs commemorating the birth of Princess Charlotte were rolling off the production lines on Wednesday, in a race to fill London tourist shops and meet online orders. The family-run business “Prince William Pottery” in Liverpool, northwest England, began printing mugs as quick as possible to meet demand, working with existing designs […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Bill Clinton will keep giving speeches to ‘pay our bills’

Bill Clinton will keep giving speeches to ‘pay our bills’

Monrovia, Liberia (AFP)  – Former US president Bill Clinton said in an interview that aired Monday he will keep giving lucrative speeches “to pay our bills” while wife Hillary Clinton runs for the White House. Defending his charity work on a trip to Africa, Clinton said Hillary told him no foreign official has sought to […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ex-HP chief Fiorina, Dr. Carson bring diversity to 2016 GOP race

Ex-HP chief Fiorina, Dr. Carson bring diversity to 2016 GOP race

By Michael Mathes Washington, United States (AFP)  – The 2016 presidential field expanded by two Monday with the addition of former Hewlett Packard boss Carly Fiorina and conservative neurosurgeon Ben Carson, adding diversity to the race for the Republican nomination. They join three conservative US senators already on the campaign trail—Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Voter IDs for registered Filipinos now at the Consulate

Voter IDs for registered Filipinos now at the Consulate

Los Angeles, 06 May 2015 – The Consulate wishes to inform voters who filed their applications for voter registration from 2009 to 2012, that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has issued their Voter ID.  They may personally (or through their authorized representative) claim their IDs at the Overseas Voter Registration window (Window 2) of the […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
‘Jasmine’ and ‘Twinsters’ take top honors at 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

‘Jasmine’ and ‘Twinsters’ take top honors at 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA – The 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) held its closing ceremony with Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature JASMINE directed by Dax Phelan. The festival’s Best Director award was given to Jennifer Phang for her film “Advantageous.” Jasmine was also recognized by additional four awards – best cinematography […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News ·
Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The fact of the filing itself can remain on the credit report for 10 years from the date it was filed. A debtor interested in re-establishing credit after bankruptcy should obtain […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
“Comedy Bang! Bang!” renewed for season five

“Comedy Bang! Bang!” renewed for season five

(Relaxnews) – Fans of the series hosted by comedian and podcaster Scott Aukerman would delight in a fifth installment worthy of 20 episodes on the channel dedicated to independent films (IFC). More knee-slapping banter will begin in 2016, according to Deadline Hollywood, who spotted thestory. To see what all the fuss is about, the current […]

05.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

By Rebecca Bryan Las Vegas, United States (AFP)   – Floyd Mayweather shrugged off the jeers which greeted his victory over Manny Pacquiao and wasted no time in taunting his detractors. After hugging his father and trainer Floyd Sr, the unbeaten welterweight king clambered onto the ropes of the ring, banged his fist on his […]

SCE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

SCE Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

ROSEMEAD, Calif. — Southern California Edison (SCE) today celebrates its business and community partnerships in the Asian community at its 10th annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Celebration at SCE’s Energy Education Center in Irwindale. Ted Craver, chairman, president and CEO of Edison International, the parent company of SCE, will speak at the event, which brings together Asian businesses and community […]

05.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Consulate  hosts presentation on innovators of e-Jeepney and social products

Consulate hosts presentation on innovators of e-Jeepney and social products

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General hosted a presentation on “The Future of the Philippines” featuring innovators behind the startups of e-Jeepney and Social Products (black and red rice cultivated in Cotabato) on 23 April 2015. Mr. Justin Garrido of Social Project.PH, a non-profit organization pushing social entrepreneurship as a sustainable means to alleviate poverty, jumpstarted the EVENT with the introduction of Mindanao Black Rice, reckoned to […]

05.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·