Efficient product marketplace relaunches to help save energy in LA

Efficient product marketplace relaunches to help save energy in LA

LADWP offers one-stop-shop website to buy and apply for rebates for energy saving items LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today re-launched the Efficient Product Marketplace (EPM), a website that points customers to vendors and retailers that sell energy efficient products and that also allows customers to submit their receipts […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
Jones Law Centennial Dinner celebrates momentous step towards PHL Independence

Jones Law Centennial Dinner celebrates momentous step towards PHL Independence

WASHINGTON, DC –  “Yesterday was a milestone in the history of the Philippines as a nation, and of Filipinos as a people. And we are gathered to commemorate a historic and momentous dinner that took place in this city, at a hotel not too far from here, one hundred years ago last night.” Thus were the […]

07.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian designers head to New York and Paris

Australian design is going global in the coming weeks, with around 40 fashion and accessories brands showcasing their wares in Paris and New York in the coming weeks, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Fifteen labels, including Sui Generis and Cristahlea, will be on display at Pier 59, Chelsea Piers on September 8 for New York Fashion Week. […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘World first’ as driverless buses take passengers in France

‘World first’ as driverless buses take passengers in France

Driverless minibuses will begin taking passengers in the eastern French city of Lyon at the weekend in a year-long experiment that officials are calling a “world first”. The two electric vehicles, fitted with high-tech equipment including laser sensors, stereo vision and GPS, can ferry around 15 passengers at a top speed of 20 kilometres an […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

‘Don’t Breathe’ keeps box office rivals on toes

Suspense thriller “Don’t Breathe” held on tight to the top of the North American box office this weekend — keeping rival movies on tenterhooks for a second week running, industry estimates showed Sunday. Moviegoers plunked down $15.7 million to see the horror twist on a home invasion, box office monitor Exhibitor Relations said in preliminary […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in new Dior campaign

Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in new Dior campaign

Jennifer Lawrence has returned to her popular role as the face of Dior, with a new campaign for the French fashion house. The Oscar-winning actress was shot by fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier in the series of portraits, which see her reclining in a white armchair wearing cozy knitwear and posing with handbags from the brand’s […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Senate panel eyes relaxing bank secrecy law for gov’t officials, employees

Senate panel eyes relaxing bank secrecy law for gov’t officials, employees

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Sept. 5 (PNA) – The Senate Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies on Monday sought to relax the Law on Secrecy of Bank Deposits (Republic Act 1405) for government officials and employees “in case there is a need to do so”. Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero, Chair of the Committee, […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US firms in PHL ‘most optimistic’ in ASEAN: survey

US firms in PHL ‘most optimistic’ in ASEAN: survey

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Sept. 5 (PNA) – The ASEAN Business Outlook Survey (ABOS) 2017 reported that United States companies based in the Philippines are the “most optimistic” in terms of overall investment environment among Southeast Asian nations. About 77 percent of US firms in the Philippines said the investment environment in the country […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DTI: Export industry to suffer if PHL cuts trade with China

DTI: Export industry to suffer if PHL cuts trade with China

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Exporters will suffer the consequences once merchandise trade between the Philippines and China stops, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. The export industry will take a hit if trade relations with China were cut, considering it is one of the Philippines’ top export markets, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Friday […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Ai Ai’s boyfriend graduates from college

Ai Ai’s boyfriend graduates from college

Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas could not be more proud of her 22-year-old boyfriend, Gerald Sibayan, as he graduated from college. Delas Alas, 51, shared on her Instagram account a post from Sibayan’s page, announcing that he has earned a degree in Sports Management from the De La Salle University. “I want to congratulate you, […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Duterte wants to make int’l community understand PHL’s need for change: DFA exec

Duterte wants to make int’l community understand PHL’s need for change: DFA exec

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) official on Friday said President Rodrigo Duterte is keen on making the international community understand the need for change in the Philippines during his debut at the ASEAN Summit in Laos. “He wants to make the international community aware that he is very sincere to evolve […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Legislation punishing ransomware passes Assembly

Legislation punishing ransomware passes Assembly

SB 1137 clarifies that introducing ransomware into any computer, system or network is punishable as extortion       SACRAMENTO – The Assembly today passed legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to help protect computer users by clarifying that infecting computers with ransomware is a form of extortion and punishable as such. SB 1137 was approved on a […]

05.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

Earlier this year, President Obama traveled to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin for a conversation on civic engagement. He participated in a Q&A with Evan Smith, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Tribune, at the Long Center for Performing Arts on March 11, 2016. This excursion has inspired a Washington DC adaptation, called South by South Lawn, […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·
UN to host first conference on wine tourism in Georgia

UN to host first conference on wine tourism in Georgia

For the first edition of a UN-organized conference on wine tourism, leaders will gather in the cradle of winemaking next week to discuss the burgeoning industry and its importance in local heritage. It’s a strategic and significant decision to hold the first edition of the UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the South Caucasus […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Chanel adds to ‘Coco Crush’ range with diamond-paved rings and cuffs

Chanel adds to ‘Coco Crush’ range with diamond-paved rings and cuffs

The French luxury brand is expanding its “Coco Crush” jewelry collection — inspired by its legendary quilted motif — with new pieces partially paved with diamond constellations. These latest additions to the line, fronted by Keira Knightley, are due in Chanel Jewelry boutiques this month. Chanel Jewelry unveiled the first creations from its “Coco Crush” […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Chiu measures to bring CA Home pass legislature

Chiu measures to bring CA Home pass legislature

Bills to address the housing affordability crisis head to Gov. brown Sacramento, CA – Five bills by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) that respond to the affordable housing crisis have passed the California State Legislature and await Governor Jerry Brown’s action. The bills collectively promote innovative approaches to homeownership, protect tenants from ending up on […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Maxene compares Janella to Ariana Grande

Maxene compares Janella to Ariana Grande

Actress Maxene Magalona sees potential in “Born for You” star Janella Salvador and even compared her to pop star Ariana Grande. Maxene is one of the sisters of Elmo Magalona, Salvador’s love team partner in “Born for You.” During a set visit for ABS-CBN’s hit series “Doble Kara” where she is part of the cast, […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Duterte could share with Obama his vision for the country, says foreign affairs official

Duterte could share with Obama his vision for the country, says foreign affairs official

MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte looks forward to meeting with US President Barack Obama to reaffirm the strength and depth of the Philippines-US treaty alliance and the extraordinary ties between the two countries, a foreign affairs official has said. Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said in a text message to reporters covering the Department of […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
City of Carson to kick-off adult and youth job fair Sept. 8

City of Carson to kick-off adult and youth job fair Sept. 8

The City of Carson will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Scottsdale Community Room located at 23400 S. Avalon Blvd. in the City of Carson from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  The job fair is open to Carson residents as well as non-residents. Eligible individuals will get an in-depth […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Police rush to meet Duterte’s drug war target of six months

Police rush to meet Duterte’s drug war target of six months

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Time is “running out” on President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise to suppress the drug menace in his first six months in office and security forces will ramp up their efforts to help him deliver, the chief of the Philippine National Police said Friday. Nearly 2,000 drug suspects have been killed since Duterte assumed […]

03.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·