Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

Spaghetti straps, trousers, open backs: wedding dresses embrace new forms for 2017

As with ready-to-wear, every year wedding attire is updated to reflect new trends, and the 2017 season will be no exception. There will always be traditional princess-style dresses, but at the same time interesting new creations are beginning to appear. It is now possible to tie the knot attired in casually elegant wedding trousers, or […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Local News, News, Services ·
House Speaker to push for legalizing same-sex marriage

House Speaker to push for legalizing same-sex marriage

By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA  (PNA) – House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Monday he intends to file a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the country. In a press conference, Alvarez disclosed that his staff has already begun drafting the proposed same-sex legislation, noting that he will sponsor the bill himself. ”I will sponsor […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Election lawyer says the month-long firearms ban must be implemented now

Election lawyer says the month-long firearms ban must be implemented now

MANILA  (PNA) – The over a month ban on firearms nationwide should have been in effect starting Saturday, Oct. 1, as provided in an order of the Commission in Elections (Comelec) in connection with the Oct. 31, 2016 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls. According to Atty. Romulo Macalintal, the ban on firearms, which is […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

The trophies were handed out at the Latin American Music Awards Thursday night, crowing the best Latin American artists in the industry. In the second edition of the event, Enrique Iglesias emerged the big winner, taking home five awards including artist of the year and favorite male artist. His hit song “Duele el corazón” also […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Jose Rizal the movie will show in Pinoy international film fest

Jose Rizal the movie will show in Pinoy international film fest

By Abner Galino The highly acclaimed movie Jose Rizal is getting a special screening at the much-awaited first Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) slated on October 7, 8 and 9 in the City of Carson. As the community celebrates Filipino American History month, the film on the life of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings ·
World premiere of Lexus UX Concept

World premiere of Lexus UX Concept

PARIS   – Showcasing Lexus’ vision for a compact SUV of the future, the UX Concept will make its world debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Designed by ED2, Lexus’ design center in the South of France, the UX Concept represents a new step in the company’s design journey and a redefinition of the driving […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
UN Secretary-General condemns rising xenophobia, discrimination in Europe

UN Secretary-General condemns rising xenophobia, discrimination in Europe

MOSCOW  (PNA/Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on the European states to stick to its core values and stop the spread of xenophobia throughout the continent. He called on the European states to “transcend their national interests” and organize a united front to resolve humanitarian crises around the world. “We live at […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
October 10 marks World Mental Health Day

October 10 marks World Mental Health Day

On Monday, the World Health Organization will remind the world of the importance of mental health. October 10th marks World Mental Health Day, created to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. This year’s theme is “psychological first aid,” deemed equally important as physical first aid. Key messages that will be conveyed during […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

By Josephine Grace Aguilo MANILA    (PNA) – Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo disclosed Tuesday that her department will launch its brand new slogan during the Miss Universe coronation night on Jan. 30, replacing the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign which she said has failed to attract more tourists to the country. Teo confirmed that […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
OCA disappointed with Supreme Court’s failure to reconsider DACA, DAPA case

OCA disappointed with Supreme Court’s failure to reconsider DACA, DAPA case

WASHINGTON, D.C  – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates is disappointed with the failure of the Supreme Court to rehear the case on the President’s relief programs for undocumented immigrants. On Monday, the Supreme Court denied the President’s request for a rehearing on his immigrant relief programs that would have expanded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Study bolsters link between Zika, Guillain-Barre syndrome

Study bolsters link between Zika, Guillain-Barre syndrome

Researchers have found more evidence linking the mosquito-borne Zika virus to a neurological disorder known as Guillain-Barre syndrome, but proof of cause-and-effect remains elusive, a study said Wednesday. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine were based on research at six different hospitals in Colombia, involving 68 people with Guillain-Barre syndrome, most of […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Panelo: EDCA a valid

Panelo: EDCA a valid

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang official on Wednesday vouched for the validity of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), a deal President Rodrigo Duterte has put under review in light of his increasingly anti-American stance. Speaking to reporters, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said documents showed former President Benigno Aquino III had authorized then-Defense […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VA earmarks $3.4-M in funding to help the homeless

VA earmarks $3.4-M in funding to help the homeless

Funds will enhance services for special needs homeless Veterans WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $3.4 million in grant funding offered through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program to 16 community agencies that provide enhanced services for homeless Veterans with special needs. The GPD Program promotes […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PH foreign policy—Dominguez

Duterte ‘recalibrating’ PH foreign policy—Dominguez

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte is not changing but is just “recalibrating” the country’s foreign policy, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told a Senate hearing on Monday. Dominguez issued this clarification during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance when its chair, Senator Loren Legarda asked about the impact of any change in […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen has set her Twitter account to private. The model, cookbook author, TV host and wife of John Legend has switched her account settings to protect her tweets and block access to her 2.87 Twitter followers. Only those she approves can now see what she writes. Teigen is an active user of the micro-blogging […]

Watch Natalie Portman in first trailer for ‘Jackie’

Watch Natalie Portman in first trailer for ‘Jackie’

The first trailer for Natalie Portman’s “Jackie” provides a sneak peek at the film which chronicles the days following the assassination of John. F. Kennedy. In the biopic, Portman portrays the First Lady, a role that is generating no small amount of Oscar buzz. The teaser is a compilation of flashbacks following the shooting of […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
AHA hosts free health and wellness day for Asian seniors Oct. 14

AHA hosts free health and wellness day for Asian seniors Oct. 14

Event will offer free health screenings, healthy cooking demo, tai- chi and more LOS ANGELES  – The American Heart Association (AHA) is teaming up with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) and YNOT Community Services to host a health and wellness day for seniors in the Asian community on Oct. 14, 2016 at the Young […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Offers, Services ·
What breakup? KC posts photo with Aly, Sharon

What breakup? KC posts photo with Aly, Sharon

Actress-host KC Concepcion posted on Instagram a photo of her with her mother Sharon Cuneta and rumored beau Aly Borromeo, amid speculations that she had stopped dating the former Azkals captain. In the image, Concepcion was all smiles with Borromeo and Cuneta, who took to Twitter afterwards and wrote: “I loved spending time with you […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Agri fellows briefed ON PHL conditions

Agri fellows briefed ON PHL conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 2016 batch of Cornell University’s LEADNY received a comprehensive briefing on the Philippines on 28 September 2016 at the Philippine Embassy. During the briefing, the twenty-two (22) LEADNY 2016 Fellows were apprised of current conditions and trends in Philippine agriculture, labor market, and trade and commerce. Snapshots of Philippine culture and politics […]

06.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·