Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

(ROME-AFP) – US director Spike Jonze’s latest flick “Her”, in competition at Rome’s film festival this week, is a witty, poignant tale of love between a man and a disembodied voice which explores the staggering potential of technology but also its limits. The film, which had its European premiere at the festival on Sunday, sees […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

(Relaxnews) – This year’s Victoria’s Secret show is set to be another barnstormer as some of the fashion world’s biggest names hit the runway in the American lingerie label’s annual extravaganza. Brazilian duo Alessandra Ambrósio and Adriana Lima will be strutting their stuff, and Lima has already been snapped at her fittings for the 2013 edition, wearing […]

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

(Relaxnews) – The British supermodel has sprung into action to help raise money for the victims of the recent Asian disaster. The enormous Asian typhoon has displaced more than 800,000 people, according to the United Nations, and killed around 10,000. So to help raise money, fashion photographer John-Paul Pietrus had Campbell sit for a special […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

(Relaxnews) – While plenty of us dutifully pop a daily multivitamin, new research suggests that the benefits of doing so are a little lacking. Certainly your best bet is to eat a healthful diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, experts say, but millions of people shell out billions in cash on vitamins […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

(Relaxnews) – A very small new study suggests that exercise could help teens fend off depression. The British study involved three boys and 10 girls with depression who were enrolled in workouts with trainers three times a week for three months, HealthDay reports. Teens were also encouraged to exercise 30 minutes a day on most other days. […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

(Relaxnews) – On November 25, fans of the British boy band will celebrate the release of “Midnight Memories,” available for pre-order since September. The young superstars have also announced a worldwide stadium tour for 2014. One Direction released their single “Best Song Ever” this summer, sparking a worldwide controversy that found its expression through social […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

GARDEN GROVE, CA– Garden Grove resident Julie Chau Diep, 37, speech-language pathologist and Founder of OC Autism, knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member and therapist to those affected by autism, and will walk in support of the autism community during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US troops shocked by devastation

US troops shocked by devastation

By Jason Gutierrez TACLOBAN, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – US Marines Monday expressed shock at the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan after they flew into a ravaged central Philippines island where General Douglas MacArthur famously fulfilled his vow: “I shall return.” About 90 US personnel based in Japan arrived in the city of Tacloban […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

By Mary Sibierski WARSAW, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – Nations launched a new round of talks Monday for a 2015 deal to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, in the aftermath of a devastating Philippines typhoon the UN’s climate chief labelled “sobering”. Christiana Figueres urged progress at the notoriously fractious talks amid a slew of new […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

PARIS  (AFP) – They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The typhoon that devastated the Philippines, wiping out entire towns with a death toll that could soar well […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology ·
‘Deeply saddened’ pope urges Catholics to help PHL

‘Deeply saddened’ pope urges Catholics to help PHL

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis on Sunday asked Catholics to provide “concrete help” to the hundreds of thousands of people made homeless in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, and to include them in their prayers. More than 60,000 people joined the pope in his own prayer for the victims during his traditional Sunday mass in St […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Loan Modification vs. Bankruptcy

Loan Modification vs. Bankruptcy

If you are having a hard time making ends meet and paying your monthly mortgage, you may wondering what to do. People who are having a hard time making their mortgage payments often rely heavily on credit cards, which eventually reach their limit. This of course creates even a bigger problem. While a loan modification […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Philippine elite fight ageing with stem cell therapy

Philippine elite fight ageing with stem cell therapy

(MANILA-AFP) – Cynthia Carrion-Norton flits high-heeled around the Philippine capital with energy levels belying her years, thankful for a controversial treatment she highly recommends to fellow sixty-somethings. Carrion-Norton, 66, a member of the Philippine Olympic Committee and a former undersecretary for medical tourism, credits her vitality to adult stem cell therapy. “The day I got […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Philippine News ·
Coleen: Ako na lang parati ang third party

Coleen: Ako na lang parati ang third party

Coleen Garcia has grown tired over accusations that she was the reason why Billy Crawford and Nikki Gil ended their relationship. Garcia said she no longer gets bothered by insinuations that she caused the breakup of the former celebrity couple. “Ako na lang parati ang third party. Iyon naman ang akala nila eh, na ahas […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: News ·
TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

First Responders Include Bright House Networks, Hawaiian Telcom and Time Warner Cable CENTENNIAL, CO. November 11, 2013 – International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the early results of their appeal for operators to open the signal to TFC (The Filipino Channel) in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. During relief efforts of one of the world’s biggest storms, TFC has been providing […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
EU mobilizes P600M for Yolanda victims

EU mobilizes P600M for Yolanda victims

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — The European Union on Monday said it has mobilized P600 million in humanitarian assistance to the Philippines for the areas ravaged by Typhoon Yolanda. EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said he convened an emergency meeting with EU ambassadors in Manila to discuss the extent of the devastation in Visayas and […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Ariella Arida is Miss Universe 3rd runner-up

Ariella Arida is Miss Universe 3rd runner-up

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – The country is yet to produce our third Miss Universe crown after Laguna-born beauty Ariella Arida failed to win the coveted title. The 24-year-old finished third runner-up in the annual international beauty competition held Sunday morning (Manila time) at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. The competition was bested by […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Australia gives $10M to typhoon-hit PH

Australia gives $10M to typhoon-hit PH

SYDNEY, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — Australia boosted its funding for relief efforts in the Philippines to Aus$10 million (US$9.38 million) on Monday with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop describing the unfolding tragedy as “absolutely devastating”. “Reports continue to come in that this is a disaster on a massive scale,” Bishop told reporters. Australia donated an immediate […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines

Donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines

UPDATES ON TYPHOON YOLANDA (Typhoon Haiyan) Los Angeles, 08 November 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles wishes to inform the public that according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 08 November 2013 in Manila, the Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan has an equivalent to a […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Super Typhoon kills 10,000 in one Philippine city: UN

Super Typhoon kills 10,000 in one Philippine city: UN

UNITED NATIONS, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – The United Nations warned Monday of a quickly mounting death toll from the Philippines super typhoon with 10,000 feared killed in the worst-hit city of Tacloban alone. The United Nations was “expecting the worst” over the final body count, one top UN humanitarian official said. John Ging, UN humanitarian operations director, said […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·