Certain foods linked to eye health

Certain foods linked to eye health

(Relaxnews) – Anyone concerned with maintaining healthy eye function may want to add more broccoli, sardines and blueberries to their diet, according to the recommendations from an expert at Loyola University Chicago. Several nutrients are essential to eye health, and some may even help to improve eyesight and prevent problems such as cataracts and macular […]

03.04.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni endowment reaches $91,000

UCLA Pilipino Alumni endowment reaches $91,000

On Thursday, March 26, the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association and supporters held a dinner at the L.A. Rose Café and announced that the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Endowment reached $91,000, which supports the UCLA Pilipino Alumni / Lovell Sevilla Scholarship Program.  There were also several discussions on how to continually increase the endowment, which is key to helping […]

03.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pacquiao’s Holy Week message: Forgiveness

Pacquiao’s Holy Week message: Forgiveness

While blessed with adoring fans and supporters who love and respect him, Philippine boxing champion and congressman Manny Pacquiao also has his share of haters who want to see him defeated, especially in his upcoming match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2, 2015. What’s probably worse is […]

01.04.2015 · Filled under: Columnists, Jannelle So, Sports & Recreation ·
DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

Asian-American and mainstream American travel agents immerse themselves in a 7-day Philippine experience MANILA – Beaches are just the beginning… The Mega Fam Tour organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) featured not only Boracay, the number one beach destination in Asia, but also historic and cultural elements, adventure travel, good food and lots of surprises […]

01.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Filipino worker advocacy organization hosts free legal clinic

Filipino worker advocacy organization hosts free legal clinic

San Jose, California – The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants-Silicon Valley (PAWIS-SV), in conjunction with the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC), the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC), and Somos Mayfair , hosted a legal clinic on Saturday, March 28 at Somos Mayfair  located at 370 South King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116. Areas […]

31.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Olympic Station Police Commander Captain III Vitto Palozzolo calls on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Olympic Station Police Commander Captain III Vitto Palozzolo calls on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Los Angeles   – Olympic Police Station Commander Captain III Vitto Palazzolo paid a courtesy call today on Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on 25 March 2015. The two officials discussed ways of further strengthening cooperation between the Olympic Station of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and […]

31.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Boxing hero Pacquiao is top tax-payer in PHL: BIR

Boxing hero Pacquiao is top tax-payer in PHL: BIR

Manila, Philippines, APF  – Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who faces his biggest fight against unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather, already holds top spot as the number one taxpayer in the Philippines, government records showed Saturday. A list of top individual tax-payers for 2013, posted on the Bureau of Internal Revenue website, put the boxer-turned-congressman at number […]

31.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mercedes to build world’s first premium pick-up

Mercedes to build world’s first premium pick-up

(Relaxnews) – The German luxury brand says that it plans to enter the market by 2017 and that its first pick-up will take styling cues from its SUV range and comfort cues from its existing executive sedans. Mercedes says that the decision to move into the mid-size pick-up market, currently dominated by US brands, is […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Second ‘Jurassic World’ trailer ahead of June release

Second ‘Jurassic World’ trailer ahead of June release

(Relaxnews) – A 30-second set-up for “Jurassic World” fills out some of the big name film’s backstory. Raptor trainer Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) arrives on the scene to view one of the dinosaur theme park’s most notable attractions: a carnivorous beast with an appetite for destruction. A laboratory creation achieved by fusing elements from a […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Santarina sworn into Carson City Council by State Senator Hall

Santarina sworn into Carson City Council by State Senator Hall

Carson, CA – Filipino American Elito Santarina who was re-elected to the City Council of Carson March 3, was sworn into office by California State Senator Isadore Hall, 35th District last March 24 at the Carson Community Center. After Hall administered the oath of office, Santarina astressed the importance of “getting along with each other” in […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
From the Galaxy S to the S6: 5 years of innovation from Samsung

From the Galaxy S to the S6: 5 years of innovation from Samsung

(Relaxnews) – The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, officially launching on April 10, are the latest in a range that has been setting new benchmarks for high-end smartphones each spring since 2010. Samsung Galaxy S Launched in Asia in June 2010 and worldwide over the following months, the Galaxy S was clearly positioned as […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
One Direction plays on in S.Africa as fans mourn Malik’s exit

One Direction plays on in S.Africa as fans mourn Malik’s exit

(Johannesburg-AFP) – Best-selling boy band One Direction bounded onto the stage in Johannesburg Saturday for their first show since fans across the world were plunged into teenage distress over heartthrob Zayn Malik quitting the group. A deafening wall of excited screams greeted the remaining four members of the British-Irish group, who have earned a global […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘Gone with the Wind’ dress up for auction

‘Gone with the Wind’ dress up for auction

(Washington-AFP) – A dress that Vivien Leigh wore in her Oscar-winning role as Scarlett O’Hara in the cinema classic “Gone with the Wind” is coming up for auction next month. Heritage Auction said Thursday the blue-gray ribbed cotton dress with black details could fetch more than $100,000 when it goes on the block April 18. […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Home’ comfy atop North American box office

‘Home’ comfy atop North American box office

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Animated children’s flick “Home,” about an unpopular space alien forced to flee his own kind, took up residence over the weekend at the top of the North American box office, estimates showed Sunday. The computer-generated movie, featuring Jim Parsons as the voice of “Oh” the extraterrestrial and Rihanna as his Earthling friend, […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lights out in Australia as Earth Hour kicks off

Lights out in Australia as Earth Hour kicks off

(SYDNEY-AFP) – The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the sails on the nearby Opera House went dark Saturday, as lights on landmarks around Australia were switched off for the global climate change awareness campaign Earth Hour. Millions are expected to take part around the world in the annual event organised by conservation group WWF, with hundreds […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
No job offer required to pass express entry

No job offer required to pass express entry

By Atty. Henry Moyal I’m a mechanical engineer with several years of work experience abroad. I have no work experience in Canada. I tried to apply under the old Federal Skilled Worker program but my application was returned because of the quota. Everyone is encouraging me to apply under the new Express Entry program but when I […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Pacquiao endorses Fil-Am’s candidacy for Glendale council seat

Pacquiao endorses Fil-Am’s candidacy for Glendale council seat

Glendale, CA – Philippine Congressman and World Champion Boxer, Manny Pacquiao, gives 100% support to our Kababayan, Edith Fuentes for Glendale City Council (April 7, 2015) candidacy.  Pacquiao is asking our Kababayans to support Fuentes, “Suportahan natin at iboto si Edith Fuentes.”  If elected, Fil-Am Edith Maniquis Fuentes, will be the first Asian-Pacific Islander elected to Glendale City Council […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Filipino DH captures dreams through photography

Filipino DH captures dreams through photography

By Aaron Tam Hong Kong, China, AFP – From her poverty-stricken roots in a Philippine backwater, via domestic service in Hong Kong to acclaim in New York, Xyza Cruz Bacani’s inspirational journey started with a camera bought with borrowed money. The 28-year-old came to Hong Kong nine years ago to join 300,000 other women working […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Art, Asian News ·
Earth Hour: What is the carbon footprint of an email?

Earth Hour: What is the carbon footprint of an email?

(Paris-AFP) – Sending a text message or email, eating an apple or watching TV — each of these activities has a different carbon footprint. People around the world are getting ready to mark Earth Hour by turning out the lights on Saturday, but a long list of seemingly harmless everyday actions also contribute to emissions […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Study suggests Mediterranean diet could be eco-friendly

Study suggests Mediterranean diet could be eco-friendly

(Relaxnews) – Everyone talks about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, and as sustainability becomes more and more of a concern, a new study delved into the carbon footprint of the Med diet and found it relatively low. In the study, the Spanish research team analyzed the carbon footprints of daily menus based on […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·