AFP: Officials declined BOI interviews as they already gave statements to Senate

AFP: Officials declined BOI interviews as they already gave statements to Senate

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Military officials declined to be interviewed by the Philippine National Police Board of Inquiry investigating the Mamasapano clash because they have already given statements to the Senate during its probe, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said on Saturday. “Most of the issues were already explained during Senate hearings,”  AFP public affairs […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

Manila, Philippines – LBC Express, the leading courier service provider in the Philippines, reinforces its commitment to serve Filipinos by connecting them with their loved ones worldwide. With branches and partners in Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Saipan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Money & Business, Services ·
Food distribution-feeding program at FACLA March 21

Food distribution-feeding program at FACLA March 21

Los Angeles–The monthly  feeding program and food distribution for the month of March  will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) The feeding and food distribution program has been a success ever since and has distributed food and have fed a modest number of seniors […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
How to do your part in saving the ocean

How to do your part in saving the ocean

(Relaxnews) – A group of 20 top chefs from around the world including Grant Achatz, Ferran Adria, Daniel Humm and Massimo Bottura have lent their star power to a global initiative that aims to save the oceans and boost food security. Oceana’s ‘Save the Oceans: Feed the Planet’ campaign launched officially out of San Sebastian […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Blood clot removal boosts stroke risk in heart attack patients

Blood clot removal boosts stroke risk in heart attack patients

(Los Angeles-AFP) – A common practice that involves using a syringe to remove a patient’s blood clots during treatment for a heart attack has been found to increase the risk of stroke, researchers said Monday. The study led by McMaster University and the University of Toronto is the largest of its kind to date. It […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
The Colosseum and Sacré-Cœur Basilica to turn green for St. Paddy’s Day

The Colosseum and Sacré-Cœur Basilica to turn green for St. Paddy’s Day

(Relaxnews) – For the first time this year, the Colosseum in Rome, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris will join more than 160 global landmarks and take on an emerald-green hue for St. Patrick’s Day. Thanks to a major tourism offensive, the Irish holiday knows no boundaries and is […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Saint Patrick's Day ·
Windows 10 devices to allow sign in with face, iris

Windows 10 devices to allow sign in with face, iris

(Washington-AFP) – The new Windows 10 operating system will allow users to sign in to a device without a password by using biometrics, including facial recognition, Microsoft announced Tuesday. Microsoft said its Windows Hello feature will support biometric authentication as part of an effort to reduce the use of passwords, which can often be hacked. […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Lorde, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding react to NZ X Factor fiasco

Lorde, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding react to NZ X Factor fiasco

(Relaxnews) – International music stars Lorde, Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding have reacted to the New Zealand “X Factor” fiasco. Following the firing of two judges, Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, on New Zealand’s “X Factor” over abusive comments made to contestant Joe Irvine during a live show, all three artists have added their two […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Aspirin lowers colon cancer risk, but not for all

Aspirin lowers colon cancer risk, but not for all

(Miami, United States-AFP) – Taking aspirin or ibuprofen tends to reduce the risk of getting colon cancer for most people, but it does not work in a minority of people with certain genes, researchers said Tuesday. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) are based on an analysis of 10 large […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
1st Capas Freedom March April 11

1st Capas Freedom March April 11

Los Angeles – Come April 11,, thousands of people from all walks of life will gather in Capas, Tarlac in the Philippines to commemorate the agonizing battle of the heroes of the Bataan Death March dubbed “The Capas Freedom March”.  Local and foreign military personnel who fought in the war, family members and friends of a […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Dubai tops New York, London for cars per person

Dubai tops New York, London for cars per person

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates-AFP) – The number of vehicles in Dubai has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London, official figures showed Monday. The bustling city state now has 1.4 million vehicles for a population of 2.4 million, equivalent to 540 for every […]

16.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Global box office: ‘Cinderella’ is the belle of the ball

Global box office: ‘Cinderella’ is the belle of the ball

(Relaxnews) – Now showing in 32 territories, Disney’s latest adaptation of the classic fairy tale claimed the top spot at the worldwide box office for the weekend ending March 15. Kenneth Branagh’s feature has a wide lead over the competition with its $132.4 million in global revenues over the period. Meanwhile, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” […]

16.03.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Paris exhibit revisits Yves Saint Laurent’s ‘scandalous’ 1971 collection

Paris exhibit revisits Yves Saint Laurent’s ‘scandalous’ 1971 collection

Relaxnews) – After the release of two biopics in 2014, the late legendary designer is in the news again ahead of “Yves Saint Laurent 1971: La Collection du Scandale.” The exhibition at the Fondation Pierre Bergé in Paris will revisit Yves Saint Laurent’s harshly criticized collection inspired by the styles of Nazi-occupied Paris. On January […]

Philippine Cinderellas beat poverty, seize world stage

Philippine Cinderellas beat poverty, seize world stage

(Manila-AFP) – As a child she waded in muddy Philippine rice paddies, now teenager Janicel Lubina struts down runways for the country’s top designers and is hoping to be crowned among the world’s most beautiful women. Lubina is a star recruit in one of Manila’s beauty pageant boot camps, where shy, lanky teenage girls from […]

16.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Environment ·
Watch Robert Downey Jr. deliver Iron Man bionic arm to boy in viral video

Watch Robert Downey Jr. deliver Iron Man bionic arm to boy in viral video

(Relaxnews) – Robert Downey Jr. — aka Tony Stark  – helped deliver a real bionic, Iron Man-inspired arm developed using 3D technology to a boy with a partially developed arm in a YouTube video that has gone viral. Since being uploaded Thursday, the video of Downey Jr. and Alex, a dapper seven-year-old who loves superheroes […]

Avoiding snacking could help protect the heart, study suggests

Avoiding snacking could help protect the heart, study suggests

(Relaxnews) – Adhering to a strict mealtime schedule could protect the heart from age-related disease, according to researchers at San Diego State University. Working with fruit flies — which have long been used to model the genetic foundations of human disease — the research team was able to prevent heart problems that arise as a […]

16.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Listen to the new song from ‘Frozen Fever’

Listen to the new song from ‘Frozen Fever’

(Relaxnews) – Disney has released the new song that features in “Frozen Fever,” the digital short that hits theaters Friday alongside “Cinderella.” “Making Today a Perfect Day” is sung by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, the voices behind Queen Elsa and Princess Anna and recounts how the sisters are trying to plan the perfect celebration […]

16.03.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online ·
One third of web users globally is a British football fan

One third of web users globally is a British football fan

(Relaxnews) – Proving that soccer is the world’s only universal language, three in 10 consumers with web access say that they watch Premier League matches on the television and 15% turn to the web to see a game. The figures, from the GlobalWebIndex (GWI), which are based on a sample of up to 170,000 internet […]

US owner offers million dollar inn for 200 words, $125

US owner offers million dollar inn for 200 words, $125

(New York-AFP) – A 200-word essay and $125 is all it will take to become the proud owner of a bucolic New England inn, says its owner, who won the establishment in the same way. For more than two decades, Janice Sage has run the Center Lovell Inn, a majestic bed and breakfast nestled in […]

12.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Singin’ in the Rain, and how Paris fell in love with US musicals

Singin’ in the Rain, and how Paris fell in love with US musicals

(Paris-AFP) – A sold-out theatre run in Paris for “Singin’ in the Rain”, which opens Thursday, marks another success for American musicals in a country where they once attracted sneers. “In France we are experts at creating categories — there is culture and there is entertainment,” said Jean-Luc Choplin, who runs the Chatelet Theatre where […]

12.03.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·