PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

Los Angeles  – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General participated in the 5K Walk spearheaded by the Philippine Disaster Relief Organization (PeDRO) together with Renew our Minds and Heart Foundation (ROHMA) on 10 November 2013 at Woodley and Balboa Park in Van Nuys, California. This fundraising event was participated in by about 200 people to support the victims of […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

Christmas is just around the corner.  And as everyone is busy preparing for the holiday season, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers Alumni in America wishes to invite everyone to relax and enjoy as it presents “A Choral Christmas” – a two-night concert in celebration of the UST Singers 20th anniversary.  The concert takes place […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Repetto presents perfume gift set for prima ballerinas

Repetto presents perfume gift set for prima ballerinas

(Relaxnews) – Naturally, the first fragrance from the French dancewear brand, launched last July, is inspired by the world of classical dance. Ahead of the holidays, Repetto has stayed true to this theme with a new fragrance gift set that is bound to appeal to dance fans. A flacon of Repetto’s eau de toilette, adorned […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays ·
Boing… bouncing drops make for smarter rainwear

Boing… bouncing drops make for smarter rainwear

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists on Wednesday said they had found a way to make raindrops bounce faster off surfaces, opening the way to new water-resistant materials from clothing to aircraft wings. Reporting in the journal Nature, a team at Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said they had slashed the amount of time […]

Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer

Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Australian actor Hugh Jackman revealed Thursday that he had been treated for skin cancer, posting a picture of himself with a plaster on his nose. The Oscar-nominated Hollywood star warned Twitter followers to have suspicious marks checked and to use sunscreen. “Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked,” he […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Adidas unveils ‘golden’ Dan Carter rugby boots

Adidas unveils ‘golden’ Dan Carter rugby boots

(Relaxnews) – Fans of New Zealand rugby star Dan Carter, the all-time highest international point scorer, can pick up Adidas’s new limited collector’s edition boots designed in his honor: the DC100 Predator Incurza. Adidas just announced that 100 box sets have been created in a special color chosen by Carter — gold — and are […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

(CUIABÁ-AFP) – Leaving a cloud of dust in his wake, a burly warrior of a man rushes into view carrying a huge log on his shoulder. His face painted and grimacing with the effort, he heaves it on to a teammate and keeps running as if his life depended on it as he chases a […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

The Guardian Angels of America Foundation (GAAF) responds to the call for HELP in Tacloban and Bohol by holding the 1st Fil-Am Gospel Music Festival and Fair on November 23, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA. 90503. The Gospel Festival and Fair […]

22.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

(Family Features) Traditional goodies always add a touch of sweetness to the holidays. Updates to some of your favorite holiday classics help keep family traditions alive while incorporating creative and on-trend ingredients. Everyone knows fruitcakes have long been a holiday tradition, and new and improved versions of this timeless treat are making a festive comeback, […]

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

(Relaxnews) – A US neurologist is making headlines for calling carbs like cereal, pasta and breads “the brain’s silent killer.” According to Dr. David Perlmutter’s New York Times best seller, “Grain Brain,” all carbs — even those that have long been touted as healthy like whole grains — can cause everything from dementia, ADHD and […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

(Relaxnews) – While runners have their fair share of glow-in-the-dark sneakers, now snowboarders can light up the pistes with Nike’s LED-illuminated LunarENDOR QS snowboard boot. The new Nike boot is adorned with 30 LEDs in the Swoosh on the side panel, powered by a lithium ion battery, to light up less-traversed trails as the sun […]

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – German sportswear giant Adidas said Thursday it will extend its long-standing sponsorship agreement with the FIFA World Cup tournament until 2030. “Today, FIFA and Adidas formally announced an extension of their long-term partnership agreement granting Adidas the official partner, supplier and licensee rights for the FIFA World Cup and all FIFA events until […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – The French perfume house has revisited the flacon for its popular feminine fragrance for a holiday limited edition, which also includes a Guerlain lip gloss produced for the occasion. Launched in 2012, Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire has quickly become one of the brand’s most iconic fragrances. Like the “little black dress” it […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays ·
Tallest water slide in the world being built in the US

Tallest water slide in the world being built in the US

(Relaxnews) – Thrillseekers may find this idea appealing, while those who suffer from vertigo will find it horrifying: the world’s tallest water slide is being built in Kansas City and will send adrenaline junkies down a 17-story drop. Named Verruckt, which means ‘insane’ in German, the new theme park attraction will be taller than Niagara […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

A Fundraiser Benefiting our Kababayan : The Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

10,000 people fill up Araneta Coliseum to help calamity survivors; TFC North America Sagip Kapamilya telethon raises over $311k Songs of hope, unity and inspiration filled the recent sold-out, star-studded fundraising concert of ABS-CBN that gathered some of the country’s brightest stars, Kapamilya network executives, and almost 10,000 people for one cause — to help […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 — Thanksgiving Day is usually full of food, family and football. Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers to add safety to the list since cooking fires are three times more likely on Turkey Day than any other day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Cooking equipment, overloaded circuits and extension cords are […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Through December 9, 2013 Various times, primarily 8:00 p.m. Atwater Village Theatre 3269 Casitas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90039 Various ticket prices depending on date. Web announcement and tickets: dallas.brownpapertickets.com/ or 800-838-3006 DALLAS NON-STOP is set in a Manila call-center about a woman trying to imagine herself in the United States through the prism of the “Dallas” TV show. The […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – In the wake of the recent devastating Typhoon Haiyan and to help the Filipino-American community stay connected to news, updates and information, DIRECTV and its partners at ABS-CBN and GMA have opened up channels TFC, ABS-CBN News (ANC), GMA Pinoy and GMA Life to all DIRECTV customers with an international dish through November 30, 2013.  The programming can be found on channels  2060, 2062, 2061 […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Cameron pledges further $48 million aid to PHL

Cameron pledges further $48 million aid to PHL

COLOMBO (Mabuhay) – Prime Minister David Cameron announced Saturday that Britain was providing a further $48 million to help the relief effort after the devastating typhoon in the Philippines. “Today I can announce that we are providing a further 30 million pounds ($48 million) to support the United Nations and Red Cross emergency appeal” to […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: World News ·