Martial law victims abroad can file their claims online

Martial law victims abroad can file their claims online

In the Philippine Government’s efforts to reach every victim of gross human rights violations during the Marcos regime, the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) is now accepting applications from human rights violations victims (HRVV) living and/or working abroad. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informed the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. on November 4, […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL Embassy launches mobile app for Radio Tambuli

PHL Embassy launches mobile app for Radio Tambuli

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles informs the public that as part of the commemoration of first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. has launched the “Radyo Tambuli” mobile application.  Radio Tambuli is a virtual radio station seeking to deliver news about the Philippines to the Filipino-American Community in the United States.  This mobile app is now available […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Promotions ·
Consumers encouraged to check utility bills for unfamiliar charges

Consumers encouraged to check utility bills for unfamiliar charges

LOS ANGELES, CA – With the scorching heat that hit California the past few months, consumers may see high spikes in their utility bills. This sudden increase can cause several problems: the consumer may be unable to pay their bill, the consumer may be dropped from their California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) discount program, […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
14th JFAV Veterans Day rally in Hollywood, Nov.11

14th JFAV Veterans Day rally in Hollywood, Nov.11

Los Angeles  – The Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans organizations, community advocates, youth and students  announced that they will march for the third time in 14 years on  Veterans Day, November 11, 2014 in Hollywood, Los Angeles   to dramatize and remind America of their broken promises and unfulfilled pledges to our veterans and relatives. […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Apple comes top in secure messaging tests

Apple comes top in secure messaging tests

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to encryption and privacy, iMessage and FaceTime are the best mass-market smartphone messaging systems, beating everything from Google Chat to WhatsApp for protecting users’ data. However, before devoted iPhone and iPad users take to Twitter to start gloating, The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which carried out the meticulous tests, highlights that […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Michael Fassbender in talks to play Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender in talks to play Steve Jobs

(Relaxnews) – After being turned down by Leonardo DiCaprio and, on Monday, by Christian Bale, producers are courting yet another actor for the biopic on the Apple co-founder. Negotiations with Bale came close to the finish line. Aaron Sorkin, who wrote the script, even confirmed during an interview that the actor would play Steve Jobs, […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
‘Interstellar’: timely ode to space conquest

‘Interstellar’: timely ode to space conquest

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – It has not been a good week or two for space travel. But “Interstellar,” the new Oscar-tipped movie starring Matthew McConaughey, may just get a boost from the bad news. Days after a privately owned rocket exploded on take-off for the International Space Station (ISS), followed by the crash of a Virgin […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could these futuristic gadgets be the secret to a happy marriage?

Could these futuristic gadgets be the secret to a happy marriage?

(Relaxnews) – Will marriage become even more difficult as we live longer than ever? With an average of three months being added to life expectancies each year, it’s a question that Taiwan-based design studio Alice Wang has been considering. The studio has adapted a selection of everyday objects to better suit the concept of wedded bliss in […]

Baskin-Robbins creates camouflage-colored ice cream

Baskin-Robbins creates camouflage-colored ice cream

(Relaxnews) – Baskin-Robbins has released a special camouflage-colored ice cream in honor of Veterans Day in the US, made with chocolate, salty caramel and cake-flavored ice cream. Throughout the month of November, customers in the US will be able to express their support for active and retired troops by buying a scoop or two of […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Tapping your forehead could help reduce food cravings: study

Tapping your forehead could help reduce food cravings: study

(Relaxnews) – Some simple, 30-second distraction tasks could help reduce cravings, even for your favorite foods, according to a new study. In the study, Richard Weil, M.Ed. CDE, Director of the Weight Loss Program at Mt Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, tested the effects of three short distraction tasks plus a control […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘The Love Boat’ cast christens latest Princess Cruises’ ship

‘The Love Boat’ cast christens latest Princess Cruises’ ship

(Relaxnews) – The cast of “The Love Boat,” the TV series that popularized the notion of cruising in the 1980s, reunited in Florida Wednesday to help fete Princess Cruises’ 50th anniversary along with a roster of some of the show’s most popular guest stars and a sea of champagne. At a bash held in Fort […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Man offers free around-the-world trip to Canadian named ‘Elizabeth Gallagher’

Man offers free around-the-world trip to Canadian named ‘Elizabeth Gallagher’

(Relaxnews) – Calling all Canadians named Elizabeth Gallagher: There’s an around-the-world plane ticket with your name on it. Here’s the backstory: After booking a Christmas holiday with stops in Milan, Prague, Paris and Bangkok, Toronto man Jordan Axani found himself with an extra ticket when he and his girlfriend — who goes by the name […]

05.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11. The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson. The event is open to the public and admission is […]

05.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Lessons Learned from Initial Open Enrollment Applied to Major Changes for Upcoming Open Enrollment Nov. 15 to Feb. 15 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California announced it has begun the renewal process for 1.12 million individuals who enrolled in plans in the exchange last year and unveiled substantial new improvements to facilitate enrollment in coverage for 2015. “Last year, […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, saying the Ebola outbreak is a call to action. The former Microsoft CEO told the 63rd annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
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 ·