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 ·
James Bond ‘Spectre’ trailer debuts Friday

James Bond ‘Spectre’ trailer debuts Friday

(Relaxnews) – The first official teaser for the 24th official Bond film and the fourth with Daniel Craig in the starting role is just a day away. The first trailer will debut on 007.com at 11:45pm GMT and, notwithstanding the recent leak of an earlier draft of its screenplay, will give fans their first taste of what […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Calvin Klein launches limited edition denim series

Calvin Klein launches limited edition denim series

(Relaxnews) – #mycalvins blends personal style with sporty details and will feature his and hers tees, jeans, shorts, bags and headgear. Items will be priced from $58-$348 in North America and from April 15 will be available exclusively in the US from Opening Ceremony before becoming widely available via Calvin Klein’s global online stores in […]

27.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Of chance encounters and surprising journeys: Join Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman  in ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’

Of chance encounters and surprising journeys: Join Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman in ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’

TFC@theMovies brings the most successful Filipino indie film to date to 33 theatres in the U.S. starting March 27 “There are two things that define the Filipino romantic comedy: ‘kilig’ and manufactured conflict. The former is the fuel that makes the engine run, the ephemeral feeling that fans of the genre will chase for the […]

26.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Artist Lynda A. N. Reyes participates in two juried shows in California

Artist Lynda A. N. Reyes participates in two juried shows in California

Two watercolor paintings of artist Lynda A. N. Reyes will be featured in two California exhibits in Brea, Orange County and San Francisco   “An Afternoon Stroll at Venice Beach”, a transparent watercolor painting done on a full size 300 lb. Arches paper was juried into the 30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition of the […]

26.03.2015 · Filled under: Art, Local News ·
Trim the fat for happiness, says latest diet research

Trim the fat for happiness, says latest diet research

(Relaxnews) – Diets high in fat can lead to not only weight gain and heart disease, but depression and behavior changes, according to a new study at Louisiana State University in the US. These changes come about due to the high-fat diet’s affect on the gut microbiome, according to the study. The microbiome is a […]

26.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
We were made to love and love again: study

We were made to love and love again: study

(Relaxnews) – Humans are wired to break up and move on, according to a new study drawing on the field of evolutionary psychology. “Our review of the literature suggests we have a mechanism in our brains designed by natural selection to pull us through a very tumultuous time in our lives,” says Brian Boutwell, Ph.D., […]

26.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·