Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

  The Toronto and Philippine Community are in shock over the recent death of Evelyn Bumatay Castillo. It has been reported that Evelyn Castillo arrived in Canada in January 2013 as a live in caregiver and was inCanada as a nanny to care for three children in Thornhill. Police reports have confirmed that she was murdered and a 32 year […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Uma Thurman joins US remake of ‘The Slap’

Uma Thurman joins US remake of ‘The Slap’

(Relaxnews) – The actress has stepped in to replace Mary-Louise Parker in “The Slap,” the NBC miniseries adapted from the Australian format, Tvline.com has announced. Forced to back out of the project for health reasons, Mary-Louise Parker has made way for Uma Thurman. The star of Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill” movies has signed on to […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to get November 14 launch

(Relaxnews) – The innovative phablet with a second sloping display will be hitting the shops in the US just in time for Thanksgiving. The handset sports a 5.6-inch Quad HD super AMOLED screen but unlike on other phablets, this one is sloping, wrapping around one side of the device. The idea is that this second […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

New Mercedes concept reveals budget SUV plans

(Relaxnews) – The G-Code may just be a design study at the moment but its unveiling in China on Monday is the clearest sign yet that the company is set to offer a premium yet affordable crossover. Based on the same platform as the entry-level A-Class compact hatchback, the G-Code’s exterior looks are the result […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Christian Bale pulls out of Steve Jobs biopic: report

Christian Bale pulls out of Steve Jobs biopic: report

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – British “Dark Knight” star Christian Bale has pulled out of a planned biopic of late Apple founder Steve Jobs, industry media reported Monday. Bale — the second actor to decline the role after Leonardo DiCaprio — discussed the part with “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle, but no deal was reached, according to […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Burger King kicks off unlimited Whopper promo in Japan

Burger King kicks off unlimited Whopper promo in Japan

(Relaxnews) – Burger King has brought back its all-you-can-eat Whopper challenge to customers in Japan, where extreme eating is a competitive sport. For one week, the fast food chain will offer an all-you-can-eat deal for its signature Whopper in restaurants across the country for 1,200 JPY ($11 USD). But the deal doesn’t come without a […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Myrtle sought Grace Poe’s permission before posing for FHM

Myrtle sought Grace Poe’s permission before posing for FHM

“Pinoy Big Brother” (PBB) winner and cosplayer Myrtle Sarrosa revealed she asked for Senator Grace Poe’s permission before she agreed to be the cover girl of men’s magazine FHM. Sarrosa is currently going out with Poe’s son Bryan and is also friends with Poe’s daughter. “We are very close kasi lagi akong bumibisita sa family […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US Navy cancels port calls to PHL

US Navy cancels port calls to PHL

DOF says visits to Subic cancelled due to ‘operational reasons’   MANILA,  (AFP) – The US Navy has cancelled visits to the Philippine port of Subic amid public anger over accusations that a US Marine killed a Filipino on the city’s outskirts, officials said Monday. Foreign Department spokesman Charles Jose said the visits of three US […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trafficked Filipino teachers urged to step out of the shadows

Trafficked Filipino teachers urged to step out of the shadows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippine Embassy is calling on some 500 undocumented Filipino teachers in the United States who were victimized by illegal recruiters to step out of the shadows so they could be assisted in securing immigration relief and in going after those who victimized them. “Our teachers need not be afraid. We are […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Republicans eye US Senate, but result may wait

Republicans eye US Senate, but result may wait

By Michael Mathes WASHINGTON (AFP) – Republicans are confident they will take control of the US Senate in Tuesday’s elections, but Americans may still have to wait until December or even 2015 to learn who controls the chamber. Recent polls show Republicans pulling ahead of President Barack Obama’s Democrats in the battle for power in […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino: Abu Sayyaf to be hunted down, brought to courts

Aquino: Abu Sayyaf to be hunted down, brought to courts

CALAMBA CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday pledged that his administration will hunt down the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and bring its members to courts. “Ang instructions natin sa mga kinauukulan ay walang humpay ang ating operasyon hanggang maubos natin, meaning maaresto, masakote natin itong mga miyembro ng Abu Sayyaf,” Aquino told […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Taylor Swift takes the reins on global social media chart: Starcount

Taylor Swift takes the reins on global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Taylor Swift continued to work her social media mojo for the week of October 27 through November 2, taking the top spot on Starcount’s global social media chart in the wake of her latest album release. In the US, Billboard reported that the star’s LP “1989″ was on track to reach 1.3 million sales in […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Trailer: ‘Furious 7′ drops power-packed debut

Trailer: ‘Furious 7′ drops power-packed debut

(Relaxnews) – Original faces from across the “Fast & Furious” franchise return for what will be, in the words of Dominic Toretto, “one last ride.” Parachuting out of a plane inside a souped-up sportscar, rescuing a hostage from inside a heavily armored bus on a treacherous mountainside road, and teetering just one powerslide from safety […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Film sparks Paddington Bear revival in London

Film sparks Paddington Bear revival in London

(LONDON-AFP) – The movie “Paddington” has sparked a resurgence of interest in the bear from darkest Peru, with exhibitions, statues and a new book of his adventures coming out before the New Year. Paddington Bear’s journey to the silver screen has been a long one, but Michael Bond’s much-loved children’s book character has been popular […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Pop-up cafe in Tokyo to serve Hello Kitty-themed foods

Pop-up cafe in Tokyo to serve Hello Kitty-themed foods

(Relaxnews) – To help fete the 40th anniversary of Japan’s iconic feline character, a pop-up restaurant in Tokyo will serve Hello Kitty-shaped foods like finger sandwiches, apple pie and even drumsticks stamped with the character’s instantly recognizable, mouthless face. The Hello Kitty cafe at the Shibuya Parco shopping center’s Guest Cafe and Diner is just one […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
CA Public Health establishes Ebola hotline

CA Public Health establishes Ebola hotline

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has established an Ebola hotline call center to respond to public inquiries related to Ebola it was announced today by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer. “This hotline has been set up and staffed to answer questions from those concerned about the possibility […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Free Housing Resource Fair  October 25, 2014 at Moreno Valley Senior Center (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) – Veterans and military families can officially apply for a FREE home starting Saturday, October 25.  The house will be given away by the Housing Opportunities Collaborative and Homestrong USA, who will be available to answer questions about the application […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Tradition, reunions bring Filipinos to cemeteries on ‘day of the dead’

Tradition, reunions bring Filipinos to cemeteries on ‘day of the dead’

MANILA, Nov 1 (Mabuhay) – Millions across the Philippines packed into cemeteries Saturday to pay respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines Catholic religious rites with the country’s penchant for festivity. The Church appealed for a solemn and prayerful observation of the “day of the dead” and urged against turning gravesites into […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dior goes for gold in holiday makeup collection

Dior goes for gold in holiday makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – With the holiday season fast approaching, cosmetics brands are presenting special collections brimming with festive colors and shimmer. Dior is no exception to the rule, and its new Golden Shock collection celebrates all that glitters. The line’s new lip colors introduce an interesting concept: two-sided lipstick. One side is matte and the other […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online ·
Gourmets get taste for ‘raw’ chocolate

Gourmets get taste for ‘raw’ chocolate

(PARIS-AFP) – “Want to taste? Come on! It’s a bit like the sushi of chocolate,” calls out raw chocolate maker Frederic Marr, beckoning the curious to his stall at Paris’s annual chocolate extravaganza, the Salon du Chocolat. Touted as a “super food” by some, raw chocolate is the latest trend in the world of chocolate. […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·