Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Barack Obama drew mixed reactions among Filipino-American immigration advocates last week after he outlined his plan to shield up to 5 million immigrants – including tens of thousands of Filipinos – from deportation. The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (Naffaa) threw its full support behind Obama’s […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
We have not yet banned any journalist – Palace

We have not yet banned any journalist – Palace

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang urged the Bureau of Immigration to reassess the blacklisting of the Hong Kong journalists ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit next year. In an interview with radio dzRB, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the exclusion should be reassessed since there was no similar incident this year. The immigration […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Daniel HICKS MACAU  (AFP) – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday. Pacquiao dropped Algieri to the canvas six times during the 12-round contest in the southern Chinese city to win an overwhelming unanimous decision, […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
First teaser for ‘Jurassic World’

First teaser for ‘Jurassic World’

(Relaxnews) – This weekend, Universal unveiled the first footage for the “Jurassic Park” sequel. The gates of the park open and give us a 15-second glimpse of the first “Jurassic World” trailer, set to be unveiled later this week. The first few notes from John Williams’s theme composed back in 1993 give a melancholic tone […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
NFL: Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl halftime singer

NFL: Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl halftime singer

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Katy Perry will perform in the Super Bowl 49 halftime show next February, the singer and the National Football League confirmed Sunday. “Yeppers! And I’ve already started testing out ideas!” Perry tweeted moments after the announcement was made at halftime of an NFL game. The NFL championship showdown will be staged February […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Sports & Recreation ·
One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Boy band One Direction took home top prizes Sunday at the American Music Awards as chart-topper Taylor Swift used the platform to deliver a staunch defense of traditional album buying. The American Music Awards focus on commercial success with fans voting for their favorites, in contrast to the older Grammy Awards in […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Americans urged to stop wasting food

Americans urged to stop wasting food

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a holiday to celebrate bountiful harvests, Americans are being urged to stop wasting food so much. Some 34 million pounds (15.4 million kilograms) of food is thrown away in the United States every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Friday. That represents 21 percent of all food […]

New image: Pharrell and Cara team up for Karl at Chanel

New image: Pharrell and Cara team up for Karl at Chanel

(Relaxnews) – The latest Chanel film is titled “Reincarnation,” starring Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne and directed by Karl Lagerfeld. Chanel has revealed a 40-second teaser of the film which will be unveiled in full on Chanel.com on December 1, in celebration of the French brand’s Métiers d’Art show in Salzburg. The clip shows one of […]

Carbs more harmful than saturated fats: study

Carbs more harmful than saturated fats: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Long-derided saturated fats — associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease — caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person’s blood. Carbohydrates, meanwhile, are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Discharge  the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharge the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharging a Deed of Trust in bankruptcy! A second or third mortgage can be stripped off the title of your home, and discharged as unsecured debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Imagine, your house is worth less than you owe, and now you can strip part of what you owe and still keep the property. […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
Homestead students speak out

Homestead students speak out

Homestead Schools in Torrance, Calif. offers vocational nursing, nurse assisting and medical assisting programs. Recently, the school surveyed its recent graduates to learn about their impressions of the program, instructors, facilities and overall dedication of the school to help students achieve their dream of becoming a nurse. Here’s what they had to say: I am […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
After Twitter war, Ruffa, mom Annabelle reconcile

After Twitter war, Ruffa, mom Annabelle reconcile

Ruffa Gutierrez revealed that all is now well between her and her mother, feisty talent manager Annabelle Rama, weeks after they publicly exchanged bitter words on Twitter. The online feud, which erupted last October 27, stemmed from Gutierrez supposedly walking out from a Rama’s birthday dinner last October 25. Although she did not directly mention […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Astronauts to get ‘ISSpresso’ coffee machine

Astronauts to get ‘ISSpresso’ coffee machine

(PARIS-AFP) – Ristretto or lungo? Not a question astronauts on the International Space Station normally have to contemplate, but that is about to change thanks to a new zero-gravity coffee machine being delivered this weekend. The ISSpresso machine is set to boldly go to the orbital station this weekend, carried there by Italian astronaut Samantha […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Alexander McQueen to open Paris store

Alexander McQueen to open Paris store

(Relaxnews) – Alexander McQueen, the London-based luxury brand headed by creative director Sarah Burton, is set to unveil its first ever standalone store in the French capital. Situated at 372 on the famed Rue Saint-Honoré, the new store space will measure around 600 square meters and will feature the brand’s new interior concept designed by […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Millions of Americans set to hit the road for Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans set to hit the road for Thanksgiving

(Relaxnews) – Approximately 46.3 million Americans are getting ready to hit the road this Thanksgiving — the highest number since 2007. According to the “2014 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast” by motoring and leisure travel organization AAA Travel projects, 4.2 percent more citizens than last year will be traveling at least 50 miles during the Thanksgiving weekend, November 26-30. […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Motoring, News, Thanksgiving ·
San Francisco launches international summit for urban wearable tech

San Francisco launches international summit for urban wearable tech

(Relaxnews) – The city of San Francisco has announced the launch of an inaugural “IoT for Cities Summit and Challenge” to design Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable technology apps for improving city life for global urban residents. Launched in collaboration with tech incubator and ventures companyWearable World, the ideas-sharing summit will examine the issues […]

From Arnie to Zsa Zsa: the immigrant road to Hollywood

From Arnie to Zsa Zsa: the immigrant road to Hollywood

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger famously made it big in Hollywood from humble — and foreign — beginnings. But he was hardly the first newcomer to strike gold in Tinseltown. From Charlie Chaplin’s 1917 film “The Immigrant” to 1990′s hit “Green Card” and 2011′s “A Better Life,” the story of Tinseltown has long been a […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Angeline Quinto live in concert

Angeline Quinto live in concert

Star Power Grand Champion and Queen of Teleserye Theme Songs show Nov. 30 at Alex Theater The multi-talented Angeline Quinto has won all the major singing awards and competitions of her generation. She began her meteoric ascent in 2003 at “Star for a Night,” the national TV contest hosted by Asia’s Songbird, Regine Velasquez, wherein she dueled […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ to get four instalments

Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ to get four instalments

(Relaxnews) – The Josh Boone adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Stand” has been given the go-ahead to become a four-part movie franchise rather than a single 3-hour epic. Having written up a compressed, non-linear version of the story for Warner Bros. with the aim of creating a “single three-hour movie,” Boone told theHollywood Babble-On podcast (via SlashFilm) […]

22.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Versace reveals Eros Pour Femme

Versace reveals Eros Pour Femme

(Relaxnews) – Italian brand Versace has unveiled a new women’s scent, a female partner to the popular Eros fragrance. Titled ‘Eros Pour Femme’, the new eau de parfum is a feminine sidekick toVersace’s 2012 hit Eros. “Eros Pour Femme is the ultimate in power and seduction from Versace,” explained creative director Donatella Versace. The juice opens with a […]

22.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·