CGames: Hoy launches Commonwealth baton ceremony

CGames: Hoy launches Commonwealth baton ceremony

(LONDON-AFP) – Scottish cycling star Chris Hoy carried the Commonwealth Games baton to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday for the start of a relay that will culminate with the opening ceremony of next year’s edition in Glasgow. The now-retired rider, who won six Olympic gold medals and a host of world and Commonwealth titles, found himself […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Brown signs bill allowing license to millions in California LOS ANGELES – Joining immigrant rights, community, faith, law enforcement and local elected leaders in Los Angeles and Fresno, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed AB 60, extending the legal right to drive on the state’s roadways to millions more Californians. “When a million people […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Vina thrilled to be part of ‘Maria Mercedes’

Vina thrilled to be part of ‘Maria Mercedes’

Actress-singer Vina Morales will be part of ABS-CBN’s remake of “Maria Mercedes.” “Actually I started taping ‘Maria Mercedes’ already and taping ulit kasi magsisimula na kami October. So malapit na talaga,” Morales said in a recent interview. “Maria Mercedes” stars actress Jessy Mendiola in the title role and is directed by Chito S. Roño, whom […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino showcases PHL as alternative investment site at APEC

Aquino showcases PHL as alternative investment site at APEC

BALI, Indonesia (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III pitched the Philippines as the best alternative investment site to chief executive officers and ranking business officials attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council (ABAC) dialogue being held here in line with the APACon Monday. In an interview, Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Journey at Pechanga Golf Course Celebrates Five Years and Record Number of Golfers Teeing Off

Journey at Pechanga Golf Course Celebrates Five Years and Record Number of Golfers Teeing Off

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 7, 2013) – Opened in the midst of the worst recession in decades, Journey at Pechanga has traveled a journey of its own as a golf course. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and marking a record number of tee times logged so far for its entire five years, Journey at […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Samsung’s Galaxy Round – world’s first curved display smartphone

Samsung’s Galaxy Round – world’s first curved display smartphone

(Relaxnews) – The South Korean electronics giant has officially announced the Galaxy Round, touting it as the world’s first curved display smartphone. The device, featuring a convex 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with HD resolution (1080p), will be launched in South Korea on October 10. The main advantage of the phone’s curved design is what Samsung […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
UP Alpha Phi Omega Reunion in Monrovia

UP Alpha Phi Omega Reunion in Monrovia

The Eta Chapter, University of the Philippines Diliman, of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity and Sorority will hold its 11th Biennial Reunion in Monrovia, CA on October 11-13. Reunion activities will include golf, tour of the town, a welcome fellowship and the Reunion Dinner and Dance on Saturday at the Courtyard by Marriott. The election […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
The recipe for a happy marriage could be in your genes

The recipe for a happy marriage could be in your genes

(Relaxnews) – Enjoying marital bliss? If so, you can thank your DNA, at least according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. Researchers have found a gene involved in the regulation of serotonin can predict how much our emotions affect our relationships. “An enduring mystery is, what makes one spouse so attuned […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online ·
The travel preferences and playgrounds of the rich and powerful

The travel preferences and playgrounds of the rich and powerful

(Relaxnews) – Where do the world’s rich and powerful prefer to play? According to a recent global survey that polled consumers for whom money is no object, that place is the Maldives, which emerged as their favorite luxury travel destination. Set in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the 105 resort islands that make up […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Planning your great escape? Lonely Planet has a few ideas

Planning your great escape? Lonely Planet has a few ideas

(Relaxnews) – From a luxury spa treatment in Bali, to rhino-watching wilderness expeditions and meditative retreats in a monastery in Mallorca, the latest travel guide from Lonely Planet offers globetrotting ideas that promise to help readers reassess, recharge and inspire tired souls. Organized by theme, desires and interests, Lonely Planet’s Great Escapes includes 75 getaway ideas that […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Online ·
Canada announces aviation agreements with 7 countries

Canada announces aviation agreements with 7 countries

(MONTREAL-AFP) – Canada announced Tuesday a series of air transport agreements with seven countries that will result in more flight options and routes for its airlines. In addition to more flights to and from the countries, the bilateral agreements will allow flights to accommodate passengers from partner airlines, in a process known as code-sharing, according […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Bradley Cooper on the set in Hawaii with Cameron Crowe

Bradley Cooper on the set in Hawaii with Cameron Crowe

(Relaxnews) – The American actor will be joined by Rachel McAdams and Emma Stone on the set of an untitled project. Cameron Crowe (“Jerry Maguire,” “Almost Famous”) announced via his personal website, Theuncool.com, that shooting has begun on the new film, which has been in the works for several years. The filmmaker remains cryptic regarding the […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Jennifer Lawrence to play yet another killer for Gary Ross

Jennifer Lawrence to play yet another killer for Gary Ross

(Relaxnews) – After “The Hunger Games” and before “East of Eden,” the actress and the director will team up for “Burial Rites.” Jennifer Lawrence and Gary Ross are in the final stages of talks with Lionsgate to move forward on this drama set in 19th-century Iceland, Deadline.com has learned. The feature will be based on […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Ehle in talks to play Anastasia’s mother in ’50 Shades of Grey’

Jennifer Ehle in talks to play Anastasia’s mother in ’50 Shades of Grey’

(Relaxnews) – The American actress is eyeing the role of Carla May Wilks in the forthcoming film adaptation of E.L. James’s bestselling novel, Deadline.com reports. Jennifer Ehle is a TV icon in the UK, in large part thanks to her role on the BBC adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice,” which aired in 1995.  The actress, […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The Fundamentals of Sponsoring a Spouse

The Fundamentals of Sponsoring a Spouse

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I have been a Canadian Citizen for nearly two decades. I have never sponsored anyone before. I want to sponsor my wife who is a Filipina and in Canada now as a visitor. Her status as a visitor will be expiring soon and she has heard from people in the […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Paramount Pictures presents: Spice and they’re nice

Paramount Pictures presents: Spice and they’re nice

By Rhony Laigo The place was Paramount Pictures. The show was action-packed, with crowds in “chaotic” pace which included swarms of buzzing people with oozing goodies on their mouths, and noisy as they moved from one spot to another while devouring free nourishments along the way. It was Thai Food Festival! The first of its […]

Fil-Am artist Eliseo Art Silva shows art at Downtown Artwalk

Fil-Am artist Eliseo Art Silva shows art at Downtown Artwalk

Los Angeles, CA – Filipino-American artist Eliseo Art Silva’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles is one of the “must see” destinations at the LAs Downtown Artwalk on October 10, 2013.  The show entitled “Mga Bulong ng Babaylan:  Whispers of the Shaman,” which will feature some thirty pieces of his work, is running until October 31 at Papi’s Pizzeria and Gallery […]

08.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Joey Albert, Nonoy Zuniga to Headline ‘HANEP SA WOW’ Filipino Fest, Nov. 30 at PALA

Joey Albert, Nonoy Zuniga to Headline ‘HANEP SA WOW’ Filipino Fest, Nov. 30 at PALA

Filipino Stars Fe de los Reyes, Eva Caparas, Jet Montelibano Also to Perform PALA, CA, October 2, 2014…Filipino pop stars and certified hit makers Joey Albert and Nonoy Zuniga will headline the “Hanep sa Wow” Filipino Music Festival at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, in the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. The festival lineup also will include popular Filipino performers Fe de los Reyes, […]

08.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Sprinkles Cupcakes Salutes Grand Park’s First Birthday with a Sweet Treat

Sprinkles Cupcakes Salutes Grand Park’s First Birthday with a Sweet Treat

Park Turns One with Concert in Salute to Daniel Pearl World Music Days – LOS ANGELES (October 7, 2013) – Having Grand Park as a central gathering place in Los Angeles, and a place for celebration, fun and multi-cultural performing arts experiences, just got a little sweeter.  In honor of Grand Park’s first birthday, Sprinkles […]

08.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Worldwide box office: ‘Gravity’ starts strong

Worldwide box office: ‘Gravity’ starts strong

(Relaxnews) – The space thriller headlined by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney took in $82.95 million worldwide during its opening weekend, according to data from Rentrak. Released in theaters across 28 markets, “Gravity” was particularly popular with US moviegoers. Over October 4-6, Alfonso Cuaron’s film saw revenues of $55.5 million in the US, setting a new […]

08.10.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·