Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is headed to PHL

Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is headed to PHL

The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (FCCH) has announced that more than thirty business executives from Hawaii are headed for the Philippines for its 25th Trade Mission to the Philippines scheduled for February 7 – 17, 2015. Co-heading the delegation will be Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and Honolulu Philippine Consul General Gina Jamoralin.  Accompanying the delegation is County […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Solar plane set for landmark round-the-world flight

Solar plane set for landmark round-the-world flight

(ABU DHABI-AFP) – A plane with the top speed of a homing pigeon is set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight powered only by the sun’s energy, organisers said Tuesday. Solar Impulse 2, the first solar-powered plane to be able to fly for several days and nights, will land 12 times along its roughly […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Hugo Boss blurs masculine/feminine codes in new women’s fragrance

Hugo Boss blurs masculine/feminine codes in new women’s fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Like several other brands, Hugo Boss is introducing its new spring fragrance, Hugo Woman, which combines traditionally “masculine” notes with those more often associated with the feminine. This unconventional combination might just become one of the olfactory trends of the season. A fruity floral, the new eau de parfum from Hugo Boss has […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Empire State Building to wed 100 couples on Valentine’s Day

Empire State Building to wed 100 couples on Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Fans of the films “Sleepless in  Seattle” and “An Affair to Remember” are being given the chance to write their own romantic storyline atop the Empire State Building in a Valentine’s Day wedding bonanza. For the first time this year, the iconic New York skyscraper has issued an open invitation for 100 couples […]

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Hawaiian Gardens

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Hawaiian Gardens

LA County Public Works will host a free used motor oil and oil filter recycling event on January 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Hawaiian Gardens AutoZone, located at 21418 Norwalk Blvd. When used oil is illegally dumped into storm drains, it pollutes local water bodies and contaminates sources of clean drinking […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
Blue Ribbon sub-committee to resume Binay probe

Blue Ribbon sub-committee to resume Binay probe

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee chaired by Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III will resume its investigation of what started out as allegations of overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building 2 but has since grown into general charges of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay and members of his […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pope Francis in PHL 2016?

Pope Francis in PHL 2016?

PNP ready for possibility of Pope Francis’ return in 2016 MANILA  (Mabuhay) – With the success of Pope Francis’ five-day stay in the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday welcomed the possibility that the well-loved pontiff would return to the Philippines early next year. “Nakita po natin ngayon na kakayanin natin. Naging maayos […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010: report

US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010: report

Washington, United States | AFP |   – The United States secretly penetrated North Korea’s computer systems four years ago—a breach that allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported Monday. Citing former US officials and a newly released National Security Agency (NSA) […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Gary V proud of son Gab for directing Jessica’s music video

Gary V proud of son Gab for directing Jessica’s music video

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Gary Valenciano said he is extremely proud of his son Gabriel, who is now venturing into directing music videos. The latest project of Gabriel was the music video of Jessica Sanchez’s new single, “This Love.” It was officially released online by the “American Idol” runner-up on Thursday. Valenciano said: “I feel great. […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
29 occupations in demand where no job offer is required to apply under PNP express entry

29 occupations in demand where no job offer is required to apply under PNP express entry

This is the first article to be published since Canada Immigration overhauled its application management system. Under new rules, all economic applicants under the Federal Skilled Worker category (FSW), Canada Experience Class (CEC) and Federal Skilled Trade (FST) now must go through an added step of being selected called Express Entry. In other words, all […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Restaurant creates Kimye-inspired Valentine’s Day menu

Restaurant creates Kimye-inspired Valentine’s Day menu

(Relaxnews) – Aspiring Kimye couples take note: A Brooklyn restaurant has created a special Valentine’s Day menu inspired by the power couple. The menu at Brucie is described as L.A. meets Paris: sexy, brooding, wet and wild. And as expected, the prix fixe, five-course menu is peppered liberally with the letter ‘K.’ Diners have the option of […]

See by Chloé presents new woody floral fragrance Si Belle

See by Chloé presents new woody floral fragrance Si Belle

(Relaxnews) – Fresh, delicate and sensual are three ways to describe Si Belle, the new springtime fragrance from See by Chloé, which will go on sale this February. Created and developed by noses Louise Turner and Nathalie Cetto, Si Belle by See by Chloé opens with a fresh and cheerful accord of neroli and birch […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Meghan Trainor partners with Clinique for a limited edition

Meghan Trainor partners with Clinique for a limited edition

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand announced its tie-up with the American pop singer, who will help to create a limited edition makeup line. These days, no one bats an eye when music and film celebrities team with fashion and beauty brands, becoming stylists for a day or for a season. Joining the bandwagon is American […]

Globetrotting Pope Francis to travel to Latin America

Globetrotting Pope Francis to travel to Latin America

La Paz, Bolivia | AFP |   – Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, will return to the region in July when he visits Bolivia, President Evo Morales said, adding that Paraguay and Ecuador are also on the pope’s itinerary. Morales told the newspaper La Razon that he communicated directly with the pontiff, who […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Marjorie: Julia is scared of dad Dennis

Marjorie: Julia is scared of dad Dennis

Marjorie Barretto defended her daughter, Star Magic artist Julia Barretto, who has become the target of criticisms after her father, comedian Dennis Padilla, who claimed she ignored him during a Christmas party. The event, a gathering of stars and staff of Dreamscape-produced series, took place last December 14. Padilla was a cast member of “Ikaw […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama proposes closing tax loopholes on the wealthiest

Obama proposes closing tax loopholes on the wealthiest

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed to close tax loopholes for the wealthiest Americans as part of the new economic strategy he plans to unveil in this year’s State of the Union address. However, the plan, which includes raising the top tax rate on capital gains, […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Oil plunge a ‘golden opportunity’ for Asia economies

Oil plunge a ‘golden opportunity’ for Asia economies

By Martin Abbugao Singapore, Singapore | AFP |  – The plunge in crude prices will give a much-needed boost to Asia’s oil-guzzling economies and provides governments a “golden opportunity” to implement crucial structural reforms such as cutting expensive energy subsidies, analysts say. A slowdown in the key export markets of Europe, China and Japan, the […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Big business cashed in on ‘Brand Pope’ during pontiff’s visit

Big business cashed in on ‘Brand Pope’ during pontiff’s visit

By Joel Guinto Manila, Philippines | AFP | – Pope Francis says he had come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country’s biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in with a not-so-subtle hijacking of his image. The pontiff is the most trusted figure for many in the Philippines, where 80 percent […]

20.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Gary V’ rocks Pechanga Resort & Casino March 8

‘Gary V’ rocks Pechanga Resort & Casino March 8

Internationally acclaimed singer, Gary Valenciano, popularly known as ‘Gary V’ will rock the theater of the famous Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California through a concert slated on March 8 at 7 p.m. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as Megastar Sharon […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown, Music ·
McCain urges ‘boots on the ground’ to combat IS

McCain urges ‘boots on the ground’ to combat IS

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Monday 1/19/2015 – US Senator John McCain on Monday urged the deployment of international ground forces to combat jihadists in Syria and Iraq, as he toured the Middle East with a Senate delegation. “For months we’ve been bombing (Syrian border town) Kobane and we still haven’t driven ISIS out,” the […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·