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 ·
Victoria Beckham reveals special t-shirt design for World AIDS Day

Victoria Beckham reveals special t-shirt design for World AIDS Day

(Relaxnews) – British fashion designer and singer Victoria Beckham has created a limited edition t-shirt in honor of World AIDS Day, with all proceeds going to the fight against HIV AIDS. Victoria Beckham’s white t-shirt features a screen-printed ribbon logo (the symbol of World AIDS Day), and is on sale online at victoriabeckham.com as well as in […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, International Stars ·
HIFI California’s International Filipino Exposition on December 5-6 at FACLA

HIFI California’s International Filipino Exposition on December 5-6 at FACLA

Los Angeles—The International Filipino Business Exposition sponsoredby the Historic Filipinotown California Expostion LLC will be held on December 5 and 6, 2014 at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall at 1740 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, Ca90026. This was announced by Dr. Veronico Agatep, the HIFI Cali ExpoPresident who said: “ the trade fair and exposition is an annual […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PNP draws up 12 safety tips for Christmas

PNP draws up 12 safety tips for Christmas

MANILA (Mabuhay) — December is almost here – and with many about to go partying and shopping, the Philippine National Police has drawn up 12 safety tips for the public. The PNP’s Directorate for Police Community Relations drew up the “12 Safer Days of Christmas” to help people avoid being victimized by criminals during this […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
LBC opens brand new branch in City of Carson

LBC opens brand new branch in City of Carson

LBC continues to deliver smiles all around the world by opening a bigger and better branch in Carson City. The grand opening was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 21636 Figueroa St. Carson, CA 90745. This is actually not the first time LBC has opened a branch in Carson. In fact, […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Promotions, Services ·
New York on track to building the world’s first underground park

New York on track to building the world’s first underground park

(Relaxnews) – New York City, famed for being a concrete jungle, could become the world’s first city to build an underground park complete with grass, trees, park benches, and sunlight. Inspired by the city’s High Line, an elevated rail line that was transformed into a public park in Manhattan’s West Side, a team of engineers […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Online, Videos ·
First teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ debuts online

First teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ debuts online

(Relaxnews) – The long-awaited first images from J.J. Abrams’ movie have arrived in the form of a highly anticipated teaser trailer. While none of the celebrities starring in the movie appear on screen, the first quick glimpses convey a rather dark atmosphere, with Stormtroopers ready to fight, X-wing starfighters equally ready for battle and a […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
US shoppers go in for the kill on ‘Black Friday’

US shoppers go in for the kill on ‘Black Friday’

(LEESBURG-AFP) – The traditionalists don’t like it, but the “Black Friday” shopping frenzy is as much a part of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States as turkey and pumpkin pie. And it’s only Thursday. Americans will spend tens of billions of dollars over the four-day holiday and there was certainly no messing about at […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Thanksgiving ·
New images revealed of Abbey Lee Kershaw and Charlie Siem for Hugo Boss

New images revealed of Abbey Lee Kershaw and Charlie Siem for Hugo Boss

(Relaxnews) – Australian model and actress Abbey Lee Kershaw appears alongside British musician Charlie Siem in the brand’s latest campaign, a minimalist series of images for Spring/Summer 2015, devised by BOSS Womenswear Artistic Director Jason Wu. One of fashion’s biggest names, Kershaw took a lengthy break from walking in shows to focus on her acting […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·