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 ·
Burj Al Arab to fete its 15th anniversary like it’s 1999

Burj Al Arab to fete its 15th anniversary like it’s 1999

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 15th anniversary, the Burj Al Arab — Dubai’s instantly recognizable sail-like landmark — will be throwing a party in keeping with the glitz and glamor of its hometown that will include a collaboration with Hermès and a fireworks and 3D projection mapping show. Built on an artificial island 280 meters […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Wells Fargo offers free credit scores to customers until Nov. 16

Wells Fargo offers free credit scores to customers until Nov. 16

Offer promotes financial health and wellness as a third of Americans are more worried about financial than physical health SAN FRANCISCO – In an effort to help customers succeed financially, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is offering its customers their free consumer credit score and complimentary credit report through Nov. 16, 2014. For more information about this […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday

Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday

(TOKYO-AFP) – Hello Kitty, Japan’s global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary on Saturday with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans at an upscale Tokyo department store and a theme park. The moon-faced creation, who has spawned a multi-billion dollar industry, began her birthday by trying her hand as manager of […]

At Halloween, pumpkin spice is everything nice

At Halloween, pumpkin spice is everything nice

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Trick or treat! While youngsters dress up as ghosts and goblins and go door to door for Halloween, grown-ups across the United States are indulging in all things pumpkin spice. What started a decade ago as a seasonal Starbucks coffee flavor — which curiously isn’t made of pumpkin — has blossomed into something […]

31.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Halloween, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
The real treat should be a safe Halloween season

The real treat should be a safe Halloween season

ROSEMEAD, Calif., – The ghoulish decorations and costumes are a sure bet to scare up some fun this Halloween season, but much more frightening are the electrical and fire hazards associated with them. With this in mind, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that a few simple precautions, especially with candles, decorations and costumes, can help ensure […]

30.10.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Miley Cyrus the new face of MAC Viva Glam

Miley Cyrus the new face of MAC Viva Glam

(Relaxnews) – The American singer is the latest popstar to take on the cosmetics company’s crusade against HIV and AIDS as the spokesperson for Viva Glam. Twenty-one-year-old Miley Cyrus has been named as the latest face of MAC’s Viva Glam line. Miley takes over duties from Barbadian singer Rihanna, who also has her own line with […]