Third ‘House of Cards’ season to debut in February

Third ‘House of Cards’ season to debut in February

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The third season of award-winning political drama “House of Cards” is to debut on February 27, streaming video giant Netflix announced Monday. “A special message from the White House,” said a short video posted on the show’s Twitter and Facebook pages, giving the date. The clip shows scheming politico Francis Underwood, played […]

03.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Butterflies, feathers, graffiti: it’s the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!

Butterflies, feathers, graffiti: it’s the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!

(Relaxnews) – Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, and Taylor Swift all performed in front of a packed crowd in London as the US lingerie brand showed off its latest collections. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show crossed the Atlantic for the first time Tuesday night with a musical and fashion spectacle held at Earl’s Court in the UK capital. […]

03.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
‘Suicide Squad’ cast revealed, with Jared Leto as the Joker

‘Suicide Squad’ cast revealed, with Jared Leto as the Joker

(Relaxnews) – Warner and DC have finally revealed the composition of their supervillain team. Confirming earlier rumors, the studios announced that Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne will star in “Suicide Squad.” Warner and DC have assembled an all-star cast to bring the antiheroes from the comic books […]

03.12.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Abu Dhabi mall opens world’s largest roller coaster-inspired restaurant

Abu Dhabi mall opens world’s largest roller coaster-inspired restaurant

(Relaxnews) – The world’s largest roller coaster-inspired restaurant has opened in Abu Dhabi’s biggest shopping center, where patrons watch their food zip along a network of roller coaster tracks that wind throughout the restaurant and around diners before arriving table-side. Rogo’s Roller Coaster Restaurant opened recently at the Yas Mall on Yas Island in Abu […]

Free Christmas carol concert at Christ the King Church in Hollywood Dec. 14

Free Christmas carol concert at Christ the King Church in Hollywood Dec. 14

Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir to perform familiar carols by composer-in-residence Dale Trumbore A Christmas tradition comes back to Hollywood as the Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir performs dazzling new arrangements of familiar carols by composer-in-residence Dale Trumbore in a free […]

03.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
‘Cyber Monday’ sales rise after weekend disappointment

‘Cyber Monday’ sales rise after weekend disappointment

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Online retail sales showed healthy gains on “Cyber Monday,” a key kickoff for online shopping for the holiday season, surveys showed. According to the Adobe 2014 Digital Index, US online sales came in at $2.65 billion, up 16 percent from 2013. Adobe said the top 25 retailers, who each generated $30 million or […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, Thanksgiving ·
Michael Kors named Bing’s most searched for designer in 2014

Michael Kors named Bing’s most searched for designer in 2014

(Relaxnews) – New York City-based designer Michael Kors was the most searched for fashion label this year in the Microsoft search engine’s annual US roundup. It’s been a big year for the American fashion designer who launched a shoppable Instagram account and expanded his successful fashion brand into tech accessories, and also took his brand to Shanghai […]

US lawmaker’s aide to quit over Obama daughters rant

US lawmaker’s aide to quit over Obama daughters rant

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A communications director for a Republican lawmaker said Monday she would resign after she posted a Facebook rant about US President Barack Obama’s daughters. Elizabeth Lauten, spokeswoman for Congressman Stephen Fincher of Tennessee, wrote a post slamming Malia and Sasha, aged 16 and 13, for looking bored at a public event with […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Covered California’s open-enrollment period gets off to a strong start as Holidays Approach

Covered California’s open-enrollment period gets off to a strong start as Holidays Approach

Consumers can enroll at local events and storefronts It is clear that at the top of the holiday wish list this year for many Californians is having quality and affordable health coverage. Covered California, the state agency charged with administering the Affordable Care Act in California, announced that nearly 70,000 consumers submitted applications for health […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
PHL economy falters, grows 5.3% as fourth fastest in Q3 in Asia

PHL economy falters, grows 5.3% as fourth fastest in Q3 in Asia

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine output grew at a slower 5.3 percent in the third quarter, knocked down by weather disturbances to fourth place among the economies of Asia as the agriculture sector put a drag on overall growth, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Thursday. The Philippines is now the fourth fastest growing economy […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao to sell PHL: Mansion after rich neighbors complain

Pacquiao to sell PHL: Mansion after rich neighbors complain

MANILA (AFP) – World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he would sell his mansion in one of the Philippine capital’s swankiest areas after his neighbors complained of his visitors wearing shabby clothing. Pacquiao told AFP that as a “man of the masses”, he is not finicky with his visitors, even if they are wearing […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kim Chiu cries over claims she bought award

Kim Chiu cries over claims she bought award

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Kim Chiu could not hold her tears as she addressed allegations that she “bought” an acting award she received last Sunday for her role in the recently concluded primetime series “Ikaw Lamang.” The “Past Tense” star took home the Best Drama Actress trophy at the 2014 PMPC Star Awards for Television, beating […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
1,200 youths to welcome Pope Francis

1,200 youths to welcome Pope Francis

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A total of 1,200 young men and women will welcome Pope Francis upon his arrival to the Philippines this January, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said Thursday. In a press briefing, Episcopal Commission on Social Communications executive secretary Fr. Lito Jopson said the Pope shall be greeted with music […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
APOGLA’s inaugural ball slated Dec. 13

APOGLA’s inaugural ball slated Dec. 13

Dan E. Nino, a journalist, tax and business consultant, will be sworn in as president of  Alpha Phi Omega (Philippines) of Greater Los Angeles for 2015 with his fellow officers on Dec. 13 (Saturday), 6 p.m. at Marriott Hotel on 4700 Airport Dr., Long Beach. Nino will succeed Jerome Paggao. Cerritos City Mayor Mark Pulido […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL wraps up a successful participation at DEMA Show 2014

PHL wraps up a successful participation at DEMA Show 2014

By Manny V. Ilagan, OIC, PDOT-Los Angeles LOS ANGELES – The Philippines wrapped up a very successful participation at the Diving Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA) Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 19 – 22, 2014. The Department of Tourism, the Tourism Promotions Board and TIEZA (Tourism Infrastructure & Enterprise Zone Authority) partnered with sixteen private sector representatives and made […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
2014′s top celebrity makeup collaborations/collections

2014′s top celebrity makeup collaborations/collections

(Relaxnews) – Celebrity makeup lines have been all the rage for a couple of years now, but 2014 saw a surge of innovative concepts, capsules and collaborations. Tyra Banks  The “America’s Next Top Model” host and former Victoria’s Secret ‘Angel’ unveiled her first beauty line, the self-titled Tyra, this fall. Prices range from $26 for the […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Photos ·
Mercedes announces special Formula One edition SL 63

Mercedes announces special Formula One edition SL 63

(Relaxnews) – To celebrate winning the 2014 Formula One world title and clinching the constructor’s title too, Mercedes is building two very special editions of its flagship sports convertible. Apart from their scarcity — only 19 examples in white and 19 examples in black will ever be built — what makes the commemorative cars so […]

Pizza Hut’s new ‘Subconscious Menu’ reads our minds to place pizza order

Pizza Hut’s new ‘Subconscious Menu’ reads our minds to place pizza order

(Relaxnews) – Pizza Hut in the UK is bringing new meaning to the expression “we eat with our eyes” after using the latest in eye-tracking technology to create the world’s first ‘subconscious menu.’ Set to roll out across all refurbished restaurants in the UK, Pizza Hut’s Subconscious Menu is designed to intuitively recognize what the […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Food Videos, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Penhaligon’s reveals spring fragrance Ostara

Penhaligon’s reveals spring fragrance Ostara

(Relaxnews) – Set to launch in March 2015, Ostara is an ode to spring and the beauty of the daffodil. French perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour has riffed on the classic British flower for his latest scent for Penhaligon’s. He’s blended up Ostara, a “solar floral” offering a modern twist on the daffodil, the flower that represents the […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Benefits of regular vitamin D tests remain unproven: study

Benefits of regular vitamin D tests remain unproven: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Experts said Monday regular tests for vitamin D levels are not proven to be beneficial or harmful, despite previous research warning of damaging effects of vitamin D deficiencies in adults. Studies have found that low levels of the vitamin can increase the risk of bone fractures, heart disease, colorectal cancer, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·