Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Consul General De La Vega Pays Farewell Call on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles, 18 February 2013. – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega pays farewell call to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his office on 14 February 2014. Consul General De La Vega recalled the consistent and endearing concern of Mayor Garcetti to the Filipino and Fil-AM Communities in the City of Los […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘The Simpsons’ Lego episode to air May 4

‘The Simpsons’ Lego episode to air May 4

(Relaxnews) – Fox will broadcast “Brick Like Me,” a full “Simpsons” episode shot in Lego bricks, on Sunday, May 4. The 550th episode of the animated saga will turn Springfield into Legoland. Homer will wake up in a world made of Lego pieces and have to figure out a way to get back to his […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Haley Joel Osment joins ‘Entourage’ film cast

Haley Joel Osment joins ‘Entourage’ film cast

(Relaxnews) – Appearing alongside the familiar faces of the “Entourage” film series will be that of Haley Joel Osment, as the episodic series becomes a feature film. Regulars from the seven-year, eight-season series will also form part of the movie’s cast, including Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, and Kevin Connolly. Billy Bob Thornton joins Osment as […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of US borrowing authority with no string attached Wednesday, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation’s debt ceiling until after November’s mid-term elections. Following the House of Representatives’ lead from a day earlier, the Senate passed the legislation 55-43, marking a dramatic victory for President Barack […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Eco group lauds Iglesia ni Cristo for clean walkathon

Eco group lauds Iglesia ni Cristo for clean walkathon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – An ecological group on Saturday lauded the Iglesia ni Cristo for keeping its charity walk for survivors of super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) clean. The EcoWaste Coalition said it was “delighted” to see the route of the charity walk “devoid of unsightly and filthy trash.” “We commend the organizers and participants for manifesting […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
100% of new Ferraris are personalized

100% of new Ferraris are personalized

(Relaxnews) – The supercar maker has revealed that for the first time in its history, every car that rolled off its Maranello production line over the course of 2013 did so with a bespoke feature. That’s a remarkable statistic, considering that when fellow exclusive car maker Rolls Royce published its own yearly sales figures in […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
How the future can impact the foods you choose in the present

How the future can impact the foods you choose in the present

(Relaxnews) – Scientists in a recent study confirmed what every emotional eater knows: that bad moods and negative events can lead to stress eating. But in their research, the scientists also suggest that one way to curb the bad habit is to think about the future. For their research, a team of scientists from the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

(Relaxnews) – The French brand has revealed a behind-the-scenes video for the campaign of its new springtime fragrance, Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet, a softer version of Dior’s iconic fragrance. Moving between black and white footage and color scenes, the campaign shot by Sofia Coppola puts the emphasis on signature Dior themes, as well as the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

(Relaxnews) – Sustainable design is one of the hottest interiors trends right now, but while you might be used to the idea of reupholstering vintage chairs, you may not have considered recycling your… candles. Luckily British artist and designer Benjamin Shine has made it easy to do so, thanks to his witty and stylish creation the Rekindle […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

(Relaxnews) – A small study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology indicated that risk of hemorrhagic stroke is lower among people with normal vitamin C blood levels compared to those with low or deficient levels. While hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke, it is the deadlier of the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Ubisoft’s captivatingly colorful Rayman videogame hero hit new-generation consoles on Tuesday. “Rayman Legends” for play on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One videogame consoles is the latest installment of the popular franchise where “rabbids” debuted as zany adversaries that grew so popular they were spun into a separate series. Ubisoft customized unlockable characters […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games ·
Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

(LONDON-AFP) – Fabled British film studios Pinewood, the home of the James Bond and Harry Potter films, is to set up a new base in Wales, the country’s First Minister announced Monday. Carwyn Jones and Pinewood Shepperton chief executive Ivan Dunleavy revealed that the satellite studio will be located in the capital Cardiff. They hope […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand announced on Tuesday that it has enlisted Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds to represent its L’Oréal Paris Men Expert range. Having worked as a model before he began acting, Reynolds follows Hugh Laurie and Patrick Dempsey as spokesmodel for Men Expert and will appear in a campaign shot by fashion photographer […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

(LONDON-AFP) – US designer Tom Ford paid tribute to Jay-Z at his London Fashion Week show on Monday by including a sequinned version of the rapper’s TOM FORD 61 football jersey in his collection of evening wear. Amid an elegant, luxurious range of fur coats and velvet and cashmere dresses, Ford included two glittering shift […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Quantifying the quantified self: health devices leading the pack

Quantifying the quantified self: health devices leading the pack

(Relaxnews) – With all of the buzz being created by wearable technology, one company has decided to try to take all of the data and numbers surrounding the market and make sense of them, including compiling a list of every single device currently on sale that can be described as a wearable tech device. The […]

Singapore reports record 15.5 million visitors in 2013

Singapore reports record 15.5 million visitors in 2013

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Singapore welcomed a record 15.5 million visitors last year, up 7.2 percent from 2012, tourism authorities said Monday. Tourism revenues also hit a new high of Sg$23.5 billion ($18.7 billion), an increase of 1.6 percent over 2012, the Singapore Tourism Board said, citing preliminary estimates. Lacking the white-sand beaches and other natural wonders […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Enlisting in the military pays off

Enlisting in the military pays off

by : Jannelle So This is how the country you serve can serve you back: provide you with skills set that are useful in order to excel in your personal and professional life; put your through college with financial assistance; make excellent health care accessible to you and to your family; give you an edge […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

The Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Inc., (FAPCLA) (established 1978), Inc.  will sponsor a two-day Creative Writing Workshop on March 21-22nd, at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Histor4ic Filipino  Town, 153 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026.  This will provide an opportunity to present the seminar for writers, both from professional circles and […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Preview video: Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Preview video: Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

(Relaxnews) – Angelina’s third directorial role results in “Unbroken,” with cinematography by Roger Deakins and contributions to the script from the Coen brothers. Catching the flame of this month’s Olympic buzz is this first look at “Unbroken,” a Hollywood biopic about former athlete and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini, as the new […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

By Atty. Henry Moyal It almost seems that the Canadian government has nothing better to do than to constantly barrage the media and taxpayers with repeated attempts to change the landscape of immigration in this country. The current Conservative government has changed immigration rules more often than any other party in the past. A month […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·