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 ·
Obama says ‘vital’ that truth come out on Gray death

Obama says ‘vital’ that truth come out on Gray death

Washington, United States (AFP)  – US President Barack Obama said Friday it was “absolutely vital” that the truth come out about the death of an African American man in Baltimore from injuries sustained while in police custody, after six officers were charged. “It is absolutely vital that the truth comes out on what happened to […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Erich to join cast of ‘Forevermore’

Erich to join cast of ‘Forevermore’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Erich Gonzales will join cast of ABS-CBN’s hit series “Forevermore”, which stars Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano. On Instagram, Star Magic posted a photo of Gonzales as they confirmed that the actress will be part of the series. “The road to Forevermore becomes more and more exciting as @erichgg makes special […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

By Greg Heakes / Rebecca BRYAN Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather’s emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao sealed his status as a boxing great, but triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the sports legends. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision, Mayweather comfortably picked […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Baby first royal affected by new succession laws

Baby first royal affected by new succession laws

(AFP) – The birth of Britain’s royal baby girl is a cause for celebration not just across the Commonwealth realms but also for campaigners as the princess benefits from an historic change in the succession laws. Prince William and his wife Kate’s daughter, who was born on Saturday, is the first major royal who cannot […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Eighth episode of the Star Wars saga to shoot at legendary Pinewood Studios

Eighth episode of the Star Wars saga to shoot at legendary Pinewood Studios

(Relaxnews) – British politician George Osborne announced Monday via Twitter that the upcoming installment of the illustrious space saga will be filmed at the UK’s Pinewood Studios just outside of London. Because Monday, May 4 is a bank holiday in the UK, Pinewood Studios could not be reached for comment, according to the Hollywood Reporter who […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The force is strong in the latest issue of Vanity Fair

The force is strong in the latest issue of Vanity Fair

(Relaxnews) – Annie Leibovitz shot cover for the new issue feautres Han Solo and Chewbacca alongside new characters Fin and Rey. With the exception of the official teaser and first trailer no official on-set images of stills of the “Force Awakens” shoot have been published, but that could all be about to change. For this […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dior Cruise Collection to be presented at Pierre Cardin mansion on French Riviera

Dior Cruise Collection to be presented at Pierre Cardin mansion on French Riviera

(Relaxnews) – According to Women’s Wear Daily, the French luxury brand’s 2016 cruise collection will take to the runway at the Palais Bulles de Pierre Cardin, on the French Riviera on May 11. Purchased by famous French fashion designer Pierre Cardin in the early 1990s, the Palais Bulles, an immense atypical mansion on the Mediterranean coast […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
McDonald’s new strategy includes delivery and artisan chicken sandwiches

McDonald’s new strategy includes delivery and artisan chicken sandwiches

(Relaxnews) – Food delivery service. Sirloin burgers. And all-day breakfasts. Those are among some of the new changes and innovations that consumers could see as part of McDonald’s new restructuring strategy announced Monday. In a candid and forthright video message acknowledging their dismal sales record, McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook announced details of a major turnaround […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Britain’s baby princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain’s baby princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

(London-AFP) – Prince William and his wife Kate have named their two-day-old baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana and she will be known as Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, their Kensington Palace residence announced Monday. The names will be seen as a triple homage to her grandfather Prince Charles, great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and William’s late mother Diana, […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Sarah G wants to return to school

Sarah G wants to return to school

Despite her success in showbiz, Sarah Geronimo admitted that she still wants to return to school. Geronimo was only 14 years old when she won the TV singing contest “Star for a Night,” which paved the way for her phenomenal rise in the entertainment industry. According to her Wikipedia entry, she finished high school at […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Britain’s baby princess meets the grandparents

Britain’s baby princess meets the grandparents

(London-AFP) – Prince William and his wife Kate showed off their new baby daughter to their loved ones on Sunday as they thanked people around the world for their messages of congratulations. Among the well-wishers was William’s brother Prince Harry, away serving with the Australian army, who said of the one-day-old princess: “She is absolutely […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
More than 13 mln tourists visited Dubai in 2014

More than 13 mln tourists visited Dubai in 2014

(Dubai-AFP) – Dubai attracted more than 13 million visitors last year, official figures released on Monday showed, as the cash-flush emirate looks to reap the rewards of its growing tourism sector. A total of 13.2 million foreigners headed to Dubai in 2014, an increase of 8.2 percent compared with the previous year, its tourism department […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·