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 ·
PNP chief Bato dela Rosa warns men against receiving payoff from illegal gambling

PNP chief Bato dela Rosa warns men against receiving payoff from illegal gambling

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa on Friday warned his men against receiving money from illegal gambling, saying these also came from illegal drug operations. “Ulit-ulitin ko ito, I have to remind you always, please huwag kayong pumatong sa droga, please huwag kayong pumatong sa anumang iligal na gawain. […]

03.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election   Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and […]

03.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Marianas employers continue visas of Filipinos, other workers

Marianas employers continue visas of Filipinos, other workers

WASHINGTON –In response to statutory requirements, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,998 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program. DHS published the notice in today’s Federal Register. Under the CW-1 program, employers in the CNMI can apply for temporary permission […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Philippine Heritage Institute Inc., sponsors Annual Youth Congress

Philippine Heritage Institute Inc., sponsors Annual Youth Congress

In honor of former Philippine Heritage Institute International’s (PHII) founder, Naomi Palma-Armada, the Annual Youth Congress was held last Saturday, August 27th at the Rosemead Community Center. This event is held annually to keep Naomi’s legacy and to “rekindle interest in the youth movement and its role in nation-building.” As a foundation, PHII’s mission is to: […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Hip hop mogul Pharrell Williams is teaming up with gourmet food purveyor Dean & Deluca to launch a new line of specialty foods inspired by his dad’s home cooking. Set to launch in  2017, The Williams Family Kitchen will feature foods from dad Pharoah Williams’ repertoire of recipes. The partnership was announced at the Dean […]

Lancôme explores a new side of its signature rose with ‘La Nuit Trésor Caresse’

Lancôme explores a new side of its signature rose with ‘La Nuit Trésor Caresse’

Just over a year after launching “La Nuit Trésor,” Lancôme has revealed a new scent offering a fresh interpretation of its signature symbol, the rose. The queen of flowers is captured in a softer, yet sensual and addictive fragrance with the new Eau de Parfum, “La Nuit Trésor Caresse.” Lancôme is celebrating love, with the […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Well-mannered aliens make contact in Venice

Well-mannered aliens make contact in Venice

A group of civilised if many-legged aliens makes contact with the world in “Arrival”, in competition at the Venice film festival Thursday, and it’s up to Amy Adams to figure out what they want. Adams, the US star of “The Master” and “American Hustle”, plays expert linguist Louise Banks who is brought in by the […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
BMW to show its racer side at LA’s Petersen Museum

BMW to show its racer side at LA’s Petersen Museum

A new exhibition — “BMW: 100 Years of Performance” — set to open at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California on September 1 aims to highlight the German carmaker’s on-track innovation as part of its centenary year celebrations. The cars assembled will include a 1970 Alpina 2002ti racecar and the year 2000 FW22 […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
64% of global consumers now cut certain ingredients out of their diets

64% of global consumers now cut certain ingredients out of their diets

Obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure are just some of the fears that could be leading 64% of global consumers to adopt diets that limit or exclude the consumption of certain foods or ingredients. The data comes from Nielsen’s Global Ingredient and Dining-Out Trends report, which surveyed more than 30,000 online consumers in […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Paul & Joe fall 2016 makeup channels laid-back natural chic

Paul & Joe fall 2016 makeup channels laid-back natural chic

Paul & Joe Beauté is taking women on a seasonal stroll through a Parisian park this fall, admiring the changing colors of the leaves with its new makeup collection. This fall 2016 range celebrates nature, going big on nudes for a laid-back, natural and chic vibe that epitomizes Parisian women. The natural look has officially […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Obama to guest-edit issue of Wired magazine

Obama to guest-edit issue of Wired magazine

Is President Barack Obama already thinking about his next job? In the coming months, he will guest-edit an issue of tech-focused Wired magazine. It is the first time a sitting president has guest-edited a magazine, the publication said Tuesday, announcing that Obama’s November issue would be centered around the theme of frontiers. “Like Wired, our […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, U.S. News ·
Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

The 15-time Teen Choice Award winner Selena Gomez is to “take some time off” in order to focus on her health and well-being. The pop singer and actress had in 2015 revealed that she had been diagnosed with lupus, a condition also known to have affected a number of fellow show business icons including Toni […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·