What families are looking for on their next vacation

What families are looking for on their next vacation

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to family travel, eat-free programs, kid-friendly activities and healthy food options are some of the most important priorities for parents when booking their holiday. That’s according to two separate reports released this week which looked at family travel — the largest segment of the leisure travel industry, says Expedia.com. In […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
How the US government shutdown will impact your travel plans

How the US government shutdown will impact your travel plans

(Relaxnews) – National parks in the US are being evacuated, American landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Lincoln Memorial have closed, and some citizens can expect delayed passport services. These are among some of the major consequences for tourists and travelers following the government shutdown in the US. Here’s a quick primer on […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Kuala Lumpur and Bohol  5 nights + air via Philippine Airlines from $1,799

Kuala Lumpur and Bohol 5 nights + air via Philippine Airlines from $1,799

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & EXOTIC FAUNA Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·
American football: Odd college traditions spark intensity

American football: Odd college traditions spark intensity

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – From a building-sized mural of Jesus Christ that appears to signal a touchdown to visitors’ locker rooms painted pink to produce a calming effect, collegiate American football has some unusual traditions. Crowds of more than 100,000 people gather in some areas around the United States to watch university squads represent schools, states and […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Outreach program Philippine Social Security System

Outreach program Philippine Social Security System

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is delighted to invite your organization to come and join us in welcoming MR. EMILIO S. DE QUIROS, JR., President of Philippine Social Security System (SSS), during his visit to Los Angeles on 11 October 2013, Friday, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The following programs will also be offered by SSS […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Olympics: Flame lit for Sochi 2014 Winter Games

Olympics: Flame lit for Sochi 2014 Winter Games

(Olympia-AFP) – The Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia in Greece on Sunday and began its long journey towards the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games which begin on February 7. The Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia in Greece on Sunday and began its long journey towards the opening […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Grand Park Ushers in the Fall and Winter Seasons with Free Signature Events, Activities, Holiday Celebrations and Something for Everyone

Grand Park Ushers in the Fall and Winter Seasons with Free Signature Events, Activities, Holiday Celebrations and Something for Everyone

– Park Celebrates its One-Year Birthday with Concert in Salute to Daniel Pearl World Music Days and Special Sprinkles Cupcakes Grand Park Strawberry Cupcake – LOS ANGELES (September 23, 2013) – Grand Park today announced its 2013 fall and winter line-up, a broad range of events and activities that build on the park’s highly successful […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Sun shines on ‘Cloudy With Chance of Meatballs’ sequel

Sun shines on ‘Cloudy With Chance of Meatballs’ sequel

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Animated sequel “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2″ shone at the North American box office this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The follow-up to the 2009 movie based on the eponymous children’s book about a food-making machine that spins out of control and bombards a town with meatballs took an estimated […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Philippines celebrates its first Miss World winner

Philippines celebrates its first Miss World winner

(MANILA-AFP) – The Philippines — where beauty contests are a serious affair — celebrated on Sunday its first victory in the Miss World contest, despite hardline Islamic protests against the event in the host country Indonesia. The triumph of 23-year-old Megan Young was the main headline in major newspapers, who noted that it finally gave […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Philippine News ·
ABC School Board Member Lynda Johnson Re-Launches Re-Election Bid

ABC School Board Member Lynda Johnson Re-Launches Re-Election Bid

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, CA — Gaining momentum as a surprise winner in her first attempt to run as  member of the ABC School Board winning by only 24 votes from her closest rival  two years ago, Lynda Johnson started early to re-launch her campaign for re-election. Political bigwigs and supporters from the cities that comprise the ABC Unified […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
4 Filipino documentary films, indie bands and exhibitors converge at OneFilAm Film Festival in Hollywood

4 Filipino documentary films, indie bands and exhibitors converge at OneFilAm Film Festival in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 26, 2013) – Filipino movie enthusiasts will be treated with an opportunity to see four critically acclaimed Filipino documentary films one after another at the OneFilAm Film Festival on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Hollywood.  The films, which were official entries to various film festivals, will […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

The Social Security System (SSS) presented the “Balikat ng Bayan” award to Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Notre Dame of Cotabato, Inc. (NDC) in recognition of their exemplary performance as employers during ceremonies held at SSS Main Office in Quezon City. JFC, which operates several of the country’s top fast food chains — such as Jollibee, Chowking and Greenwich — and employs over 10,000 local employees, bested […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Inaugurates Renovated Special Exhibits Galleries with Traveling the Silk Road : Ancient Pathway to the Modern World December 22, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Inaugurates Renovated Special Exhibits Galleries with Traveling the Silk Road : Ancient Pathway to the Modern World December 22, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Exhibition on the Greatest Trade Route of Ancient Times on View in Los Angeles during NHM’s Centennial Year Wrapping up a year of celebratory events and programs marking the centennial in 2013 of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), the completely transformed Museum will unveil a 7,500-square-foot temporary exhibits gallery, giving visitors […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Photo: Meryl Streep’s terrifying costume for ‘Into the Woods’

Photo: Meryl Streep’s terrifying costume for ‘Into the Woods’

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has been transformed into a rather convincing witch on the set of this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, in production by Disney. In the film, which, like the original musical, brings together characters from a number of different fairy tales, Meryl Streep plays an evil witch, one of the […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Art, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

HHS ramps up outreach and education efforts to small employers The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ramping up its education and outreach efforts for America’s small businesses on the Affordable Care Act. In coordination with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Majority, Main Street Alliance, Business Forward, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the campaign will […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Los Angeles, 26 September 2013 – Director Erik Matti of the film “On The Job” paid a courtesy call on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega at the Philippine Consulate General on 25 September 2013. Director Erik Matti was one of those officially selected for the “Director’s Fortnight” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for his direction of “On the Job”. The Hollywood Reporter described the film […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Launch of Kababayan Today at the Philippine Consulate

Launch of Kababayan Today at the Philippine Consulate

The Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu wishes to invite the Filipino-American community in Hawaii to a reception celebrating the launch of KABABAYAN TODAY on KIKU-TV on 3 October 2013 (Thursday) at 6:00 pm at the Philippine Consulate. KABABAYAN TODAY is America’s first and only locally-produced talk show for and about the Filipinos. Kababayan Today (formerly […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Oliver Tolentino makes a ‘big bang’ at the Emmys

Oliver Tolentino makes a ‘big bang’ at the Emmys

Hollywood fashion designer OLIVER TOLENTINO had big success at the 65TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS last Sunday night in Los Angeles when he dressed 2 of the Emmy nominees.   The first was MAYIM BIALIK, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on The Big Bang Theory, and the second was […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan to open ‘world’s first’ inflatable concert hall

Japan to open ‘world’s first’ inflatable concert hall

(TOKYO-AFP) – A giant purple structure believed to be the world’s first inflatable concert hall is to open on Japan’s disaster-hit northeastern coast, promoters said Wednesday. British sculptor Anish Kapoor and Japanese architect Arata Isozaki created the unusual Ark Nova, a balloon made of a coated polyester material which has been erected at a park […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Music ·
BEAUTY MENU : Makeup dos and don’ts

BEAUTY MENU : Makeup dos and don’ts

By Marlou Colina Makeup dos and don’ts Starting this issue, I will be writing regularly about make-up, hair care and other topics relating to beauty. I will draw from my years of experience as a stylist, CEO and founder of the beauty salons that bear my name, and as the inventor of my own line […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Marlou Colina ·