Fil-Ams in DC join prayers for Haiyan victims

Fil-Ams in DC join prayers for Haiyan victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Filipino-American Community turned out in full force at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, to join their kababayans back home in praying for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. “As we move forward together, let us continue to pray for the people affected by Haiyan, and to pay our respects to all those […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bela and Marian hug it out for reconciliation

Bela and Marian hug it out for reconciliation

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Actress Bela Padilla expressed happiness over her recent reconciliation with Marian Rivera, with whom she had a rift after she supposedly became too chummy with the latter’s fiancée, Dingdong Dantes, while working on “Endless Love” in 2010. “I wanted closure na rin kasi. Medyo matagal na namin ’yun inaantay. Kasi tapos na […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino only listens to ‘voices in his head’ – ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Aquino only listens to ‘voices in his head’ – ‘Yolanda’ survivors

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A group of survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” hit President Benigno Aquino III for his alleged “incompetent” response a year after the tragedy. “It is clear that PNoy (Aquino’s monicker) only listens to voices in his head and not to us ‘Yolanda’ survivors who are supposed to be his bosses,” Dr. Efleda Bautista, […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fil-Am artists support campaign to stop killings of journalists

Fil-Am artists support campaign to stop killings of journalists

Art Exhibit opens on Nov. 15; Memorial event on Nov. 22 LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American artists and journalists have joined forces to support the campaign to stop the killings of journalists in the Philippines. To help fund a memorial event and traveling photo exhibit marking the 5th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre, the Fil-Am artists will […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·
Filipino film ‘EDSA Woolworth’ looks into blended family issues and values

Filipino film ‘EDSA Woolworth’ looks into blended family issues and values

TFC@theMovies offers must-see “different” family entertainment film to 41 US and Canada theatres starting this Friday, Nov. 14 “EDSA Woolworth is a film that looks into a blended Filipino and American family whose members, at first glance, have everything clashing – personalities, lifestyles, life goals, name it. If you were to match a whole family, this […]

Cuisia honors California-based emergency response groups for saving 2,000 lives in Leyte

Cuisia honors California-based emergency response groups for saving 2,000 lives in Leyte

Los Angeles – Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. in separate ceremonies, presented plaques of appreciation to Mammoth Medical Missions on 06 November 2014 at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and Team Rubicon of Los Angeles on 07 November 2014, for their crucial roles as the first foreign responders to arrive in typhoon-devastated Leyte. To mark […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj shine at MTV awards in Scotland

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj shine at MTV awards in Scotland

(LONDON-AFP) – Pop stars Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj sparkled at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, held in the Scottish city of Glasgow for the first time. After opening the show with a thumping performance dressed in a futuristic silver leotard, Grande won best female artist and best song for her hit “Problem”. […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Restaurant Day invites aspiring chefs to open pop-up restaurant

Restaurant Day invites aspiring chefs to open pop-up restaurant

(Relaxnews) – At-home chefs and amateur cooks are being invited to take part in a one-day restaurant pop-up event that aims to become ‘the world’s biggest food carnival.’ The concept for Restaurant Day is simple: Prepare a menu, decide on your opening hours, list the event on the site’s main page and wait for customers […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Art agenda: Singapore Art Prize, Jeff Koons

Art agenda: Singapore Art Prize, Jeff Koons

(Relaxnews) – Singapore’s annual Art Prize descends upon the country’s Art Museum, and a Jeff Koons retrospective is displayed within the Pompidou Center, Paris, France. Signature Art Prize November 14, 2014 – March 15, 2015 Singapore Art Museum, Singapore Fifteen finalists for the SAP go on display from November, with the winners announced on January […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
England gets its first cereal-themed breakfast cafe

England gets its first cereal-themed breakfast cafe

(Relaxnews) – Calling all Jerry Seinfelds of the world who harbor a particular enthusiasm for breakfast cereals: A cafe that serves 100 different cereals from around the world is set to open its doors in London. When the Cereal Killer Cafe opens in Shoreditch next month, customers will be able to choose between brands from the US, […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Beam me up, Scotty: Holograms predicted to become reality in future of travel

Beam me up, Scotty: Holograms predicted to become reality in future of travel

(Relaxnews) – In 35 years, travelers can expect to interact with robots, holograms and Star Trek-like cyber reps instead of humans for their travel needs. Holidays via virtual reality headsets and fingerprint passports are also expected to transform the travel experience. These are among some of the predictions that came out of an industry report […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Italy’s holy wine falls prey to weather

Italy’s holy wine falls prey to weather

(ROME-AFP) – Vin Santo, the celebrated Italian dessert wine from Tuscany, could be in scarce supply after one of Tuscany’s biggest producers revealed it will not be making any in 2014. Tenuta di Artimino, a 732-hectare estate centred on a Medici villa that is a world heritage site, said Thursday it had also decided to […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers, this District fundraiser aims to raise awareness […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Lupita Nyong’o stars in new campaign for Lancôme

Lupita Nyong’o stars in new campaign for Lancôme

(Relaxnews) – The Oscar-winning actress appears in a new lipstick ad for the beauty brand. The Mexican-Kenyan actress, who picked up this year’s Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, has been shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot for the new Lancôme campaign. Wearing the brand’s L’Absolu Rouge in Rouge Amour lipstick and a stunning pink dress, […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Gap’s arty films include dancing sweaters and a high-five machine

Gap’s arty films include dancing sweaters and a high-five machine

(Relaxnews) – Gap has been killing it of late. Days after it launched a Christmas campaign shot by Sofia Coppola, they’ve shown off a series of ‘Art Films’ to celebrate its Gap Gift Guide. Gap is continuing with its ‘Dress Normal’ campaign for the holidays, but it’s using it as an excuse to act weird. The latest […]

Trailer: stakes (and bows) raised in main ‘Hobbit’ trailer

Trailer: stakes (and bows) raised in main ‘Hobbit’ trailer

(Relaxnews) – The main trailer for December’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” sets up a climactic ending to Peter Jackson’s second Tolkien trilogy. Dwarves, Elves and Men must face up to the dangers wrought by fallen hero Thorin as his desire for wealth threatens a teetering alliance, while Sauron hatches a devious […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Pink Floyd signs out with ‘river’ journey back

Pink Floyd signs out with ‘river’ journey back

(NEW YORK-AFP) – How does one of rock history’s most influential acts sign off? For Pink Floyd, it will be with a collection of outtakes bearing the band’s epic psychedelic roots — but whose theme this time is not alienation, but continuity. Pink Floyd has declared that “The Endless River” — the band’s first album […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Tokyo Olympic stadium ‘dull’, looks like turtle: architect

Tokyo Olympic stadium ‘dull’, looks like turtle: architect

(TOKYO-AFP) – The stadium at the heart of plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be dull and look like a turtle, a leading Japanese architect said Thursday, adding to the row over the controversial venue. The centrepiece for the Games, which was designed by British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, has been scaled down by a […]

Results of US vote for Senate, House and governors

Results of US vote for Senate, House and governors

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Republicans secured a majority in the US Senate and strengthened their grip on the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Here are the results of the vote, based on partial results and media projections as of Wednesday. Senate Republicans captured at least 52 seats in the 100-member Senate, gaining seven seats […]

07.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
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 ·