SSS cites five malls for public service

SSS cites five malls for public service

The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the “Bilib Kami Sa’Yo” Special Award to Robinsons Land Corp., Araneta Center, Inc., Masterpiece Asia Properties, Inc., Willin Sales, Inc. and KCC Property Holdings Inc. for prioritizing public service by enabling the creation of mall-based SSS Service Offices. Through the awardees’ generosity, members can conveniently transact with SSS at […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan is a Medicare Advantage Plan currently serving 13,000 plus members throughout Los Angeles County, partial Orange County, and partial San Bernardino County.  Central Health Medicare Plan has been awarded the Senior Gold Choice Award for Excellence in Medicare Benefits Value in Los Angeles County three years in a row in 2011, […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services ·
Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Los Angeles, 01 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General, led by Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu, attended the 6th Anniversary and Induction of Officers and New Members of the Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement (MAPIA) held at the Community hall of the Filipino-American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) on 29 September […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
California, New Jersey brace for the biggest  One Kapamilya Go on October 18 & 20

California, New Jersey brace for the biggest One Kapamilya Go on October 18 & 20

TFC’s largest event offers 15 stars in historic West and East Coast shows    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 2, 2013 – The promise of the campaign is clear: “Pinakamalaki, Pinaka-sulit, at Super-sayang Kapamilya Event!”  Literally, ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel’s (TFC) biggest annual event, One Kapamilya Go2013, boldly guarantees to be the biggest, best value for money and super fun […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Trend report: makeup looks from the Paris runways

Trend report: makeup looks from the Paris runways

(Relaxnews) – After legions of nude lips and smooth cheeks in New York, London, and Milan, makeup got a little wilder in Paris. ‘Nude’ beauty has been one of this season’s big stories, and while plenty of big-name shows including Chloé and Balmain went for very natural, fresh-faced looks, Paris Fashion Week was been marked […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Eating a big breakfast may increase fertility: study

Eating a big breakfast may increase fertility: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating a hearty breakfast may boost fertility in women with a common menstrual problem, a new study suggests. While prior research has found that the timing of our meals can affect our weight, a new study announced this week shows that it can also affect insulin resistance and hormone levels. Making breakfast the […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Tourists baffled and angry as Statue of Liberty shut

Tourists baffled and angry as Statue of Liberty shut

By Brigitte DUSSEAU NEW YORK , October 1, 2013 (AFP) – Where once she welcomed immigrants pursuing the American dream and more recently hordes of tourists, the Statue of Liberty stood alone Tuesday, victim of the US government shutdown. Thousands of frustrated tourists had the choice of a one-hour boat trip around New York harbor […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PNoy to hold first summit meeting with Korean president in October

PNoy to hold first summit meeting with Korean president in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III will be holding his first summit meeting with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye during a state visit on October 17 to 18, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. According to a DFA statement, Aquino will be going to Korea upon the invitation of Park to […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music held on November 2, 2013  at The Joan B. Kroc Theater, San Diego – Commemorating the Legacy of Samahan’s Founder

Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music held on November 2, 2013 at The Joan B. Kroc Theater, San Diego – Commemorating the Legacy of Samahan’s Founder

The Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts and Education Center, Inc. will present their 38th Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music at the Joan B. Kroc Theater, 6611 University Avenue, San Diego on November 2, 2013, Saturday, 3:00 pm Matinee and 8:00 pm Gala. Tickets are available at $15 for General Admission, $12 for students and senior citizens (ID required) and $25 for […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
New SSS collection partner for farmers

New SSS collection partner for farmers

The Social Security System (SSS) signed a memorandum of agreement with Baug CARP Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BCBMPC), the newest SSS collecting partner agent, during ceremonies held at the Executive Lounge of the SSS Main Office in Quezon City on September 27. As an accredited SSS collecting partner agent, BCBMPC can assign representatives to collect its […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Exercise rivals drugs for stroke, heart disease treatment

Exercise rivals drugs for stroke, heart disease treatment

(PARIS-AFP) – Exercise may be at least as effective as some drugs in reducing the risk of death in stroke patients or people with heart disease, a study published on Wednesday said. Researchers from the London School of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine compared the findings of several studies into […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Trailer: Bilbo faces off with Smaug in second ‘Hobbit 2′ trailer

Trailer: Bilbo faces off with Smaug in second ‘Hobbit 2′ trailer

(Relaxnews) – The latest trailer for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” shows a few more images from part two of Peter Jackson’s trilogy of “Lord of the Rings” prequels. Warner Bros. Studios continue to drum up suspense ahead of its much-anticipated release, slated to arrive in US theaters on December 13. The tension mounts […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
OPI reconnects with Mariah Carey for Christmas

OPI reconnects with Mariah Carey for Christmas

(Relaxnews) – The famous nail care brand has revealed its 2013 Christmas collection, designed with inspiration and creative assistance from Mariah Carey. The 18 new shades in the collection are at beauty retailers everywhere as of October 1. An OPI brand ambassador and collaborator since 2012, Mariah Carey has already contributed to promoting the company’s […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, International Stars ·
Busan festival looks to unearth gems of Asian film

Busan festival looks to unearth gems of Asian film

(HONG KONG-AFP) – A Bhutanese film directed by a monk opens Asia’s largest cinema festival in South Korea on Thursday, a selection organisers say celebrates the diversity of talent in a region where box office takings are overshadowing Hollywood. “Vara: A Blessing” directed by Khyentse Norbu — who will miss the festival because he is […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Film, International Stars ·
Toni to propose to BF if ‘Transit’ wins Oscar

Toni to propose to BF if ‘Transit’ wins Oscar

Director Paul Soriano, who is the producer of the movie “Transit,” is now in talks for the distribution of the acclaimed Filipino film in the United States, according to his girlfriend, actress-host Toni Gonzaga. This after the Film Academy of the Philippines chose “Transit” to be the country’s official entry to the 86th Academy Awards. […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
More than 900 Champions for Coverage Help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace

More than 900 Champions for Coverage Help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today recognized more than 900 Champions for Coverage nationwide.  These organizations and businesses have volunteered to help Americans without affordable insurance learn more and get coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which opens for business tomorrow and will give consumers a whole new way to shop and purchase affordable, high quality health coverage. “A network of […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Consul General De La Vega Meets with Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

Consul General De La Vega Meets with Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

Los Angeles, 27 September 2013, Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega met with the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce at the Camarillo Ranch House in California on 26 September 2013. The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce organized an informal networking meeting with Consul General De La Vega and explored closer cooperation between the Philippine Consulate General and their Chambers of Commerce focusing on business […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Lily Collins is Lancôme’s newest brand ambassador

Lily Collins is Lancôme’s newest brand ambassador

(Relaxnews) – The French cosmetics brand announced on October 1 that it has chosen the British actress and model as the latest face representing its makeup collections. The young brunette joins a number of illustrious actresses who are Lancôme brand ambassadors, including Julia Roberts and Penelope Cruz. Phil Collins’s daughter made her on-screen debut in […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
ABC considers ‘Modern Family’ spinoff

ABC considers ‘Modern Family’ spinoff

(Relaxnews) – In light of the sitcom’s popularity and critical acclaim, it’s no surprise that ABC is open to expanding the fictional world of “Modern Family.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network is currently examining different possibilities for a spinoff. In September “Modern Family” won its fourth consecutive Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series. […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Chinese flock to Tiananmen and jam trains in holiday exodus

Chinese flock to Tiananmen and jam trains in holiday exodus

(BEIJING-AFP) – Flag-waving crowds packed Beijing’s Tiananmen Square Tuesday to celebrate National Day which heralds China’s “Golden Week” holiday, as the country’s transport network strained with thousands of vacation travellers. President Xi Jinping and state leaders sheltered under umbrellas in driving rain at a morning ceremony in the expansive square, while school children and a […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·