SSS fetes pioneer AlkanSSSya partners

SSS fetes pioneer AlkanSSSya partners

The Social Security System (SSS) bestowed the “Bilib Kami Sa’Yo” Special Award to five informal sector groups or “ISGs” that were the first in their respective industries to participate in the AlkanSSSya Program during ceremonies held at the SSS Corporate Headquarters in Quezon City on September 9. Their role as pioneer ISGs helped pave the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

By Dan E. Nino Alyssa Lauren Veloria Soto, representing Assn. of Mangatarem Overseas Residents (AMOR) of Southern California was crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA in a scintillating Beauty Pageant that coincided with Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA’s 35th Anniversary Foundation Gala Night at the Embassy Suites Anaheim-South near Disneyland. Miss Soto, 20, a junior Pre-Med student at California State […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in state after state, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, leading to new and affordable choices for consumers.  According to the report, consumers will be able to choose from an average of 53 health plans in the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Allsup sponsors Walk to Stop Lupus Now; will provide consumer information for individuals with disabilities Belleville, Ill.—Sept. 25, 2013—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will offer free SSDI eligibility screenings at Exposition Park, Saturday, Sept. 28, during the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now, beginning at 9 a.m. About 1.5 million people […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Giveaways, Services ·
Consular Outreach in Chandler, Az on 26 to 27 October 2013

Consular Outreach in Chandler, Az on 26 to 27 October 2013

Los Angeles, 24 September 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Chandler, Arizona on 26 to 27 October 2013: Location : Mekong Plaza, Suite 116, 66 S. Dobson Road, Mesa AZ 85202 Service Hours : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm The consular outreach program is being undertaken in cooperation with the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Philippine Consulate General  attends 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival

Philippine Consulate General attends 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival

Los Angeles, 24 September 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General attended the 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival held at Lincoln Park, Los Angeles on 21 September 2013. The 2013 Peňafrancia Festival is held to honor the feast day of Our Lady of Peňafrancia in the month of September by the United Bicolandia of Los Angeles (UCBLA), […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Watch: iPhone vs rifle in new calibre of smartphone-testing video

Watch: iPhone vs rifle in new calibre of smartphone-testing video

(Relaxnews) – Slow-motion footage of Apple’s latest object of desire coming off second best to an extremely large calibre projectile takes testing-to-destruction videos to a whole new level. YouTube videos detailing water resistance, drop tests and other forms of smartphone durability have become commonplace and the uncomfortable thrill of seeing what is often an object […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Nearly sold out: Stylistics concert Oct. 5 at Pala Casino

Nearly sold out: Stylistics concert Oct. 5 at Pala Casino

WITH PEACHES & HERB, ELLA MAE SAISO V ENTERTAINMENT has reported that, with three weeks to go, tickets to the much awaited Oct. 5 concert of Stylistics with Peaches & Herb are going fast. Stylistics and Peaches & Herb will perform their well-loved hits on October 5 at Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Palomar Starlight Theater. Special guest will […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Malaysia and Philippines – Rich heritage 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 Chinatown (a vibrant […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·
GMA International celebrates eighth year on a winning note

GMA International celebrates eighth year on a winning note

GMA International triumphantly celebrates its 8th anniversary with eight NAMIC  Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA) – the most number of awards won by GMA so far in this prestigious global marketing competition, which recognizes excellence in marketing efforts designed to attract and retain culturally diverse audiences and customers among African American, Asian, Hispanic and […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ author launches wine

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ author launches wine

(Relaxnews) – If her erotic scenes of bondage and sadomasochism weren’t enough to get you in the mood, the author of “Fifty Shades of Grey” has launched a new collection of wines named after her runaway best-sellers to set the tone. That’s right, author E.L. James of the bodice-ripping trilogy has launched a duo of […]

Charlotte Olympia creates special Halloween collection

Charlotte Olympia creates special Halloween collection

(Relaxnews) – The London-based shoe designer has decided to celebrate Halloween with a special North American capsule collection created especially for the ghoulish holiday. Charlotte Olympia’s last capsule saw the London footwear fanatic dream up punk versions of her classic designs to celebrate this summer’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the Costume Institute at […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Halloween, Home & Garden, Online, Photos ·
Don’t fall for the waterproof iPhone spoof

Don’t fall for the waterproof iPhone spoof

(Relaxnews) – A fake advert claiming that Apple’s latest software update will automatically make devices water resistant has already tricked a number of consumers into testing the new feature. The ad, which at first glance looks completely genuine, thanks to the characteristic use of white space and familiar fonts, is thought to have originated on […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Artificial sweeteners sabotage weight loss efforts: study

Artificial sweeteners sabotage weight loss efforts: study

(Relaxnews) – Think you’re saving yourself extra calories by going the artificial sweetener route? New research suggests you’re just setting yourself up to fail. That’s the conclusion of a new study out of Yale University which found that eating low-calorie sweetened products may actually sabotage efforts to reduce calorie intake, by leading people to reach […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Less fatty ‘Satisfries’ hit Burger King menus in US

Less fatty ‘Satisfries’ hit Burger King menus in US

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Fast food giant Burger King introduced a lower-fat, fewer-calorie French fry to US patrons Tuesday, allowing customers to order a side of “Satisfries” with their meal. The new fry, which is being sold alongside the old classic, has one-third the fat and 20 percent fewer calories. And a small-size order contains 270 calories […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Mark Dacascos, Janice Hahn, Among FPAC 22 Guests

Mark Dacascos, Janice Hahn, Among FPAC 22 Guests

22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts highlights include appearances from Iron Chef & Hawaii Five-O star Mark Dacascos & Congresswoman Janice Hahn, along with Dakila’s return to LA and festival favorite Rex Naverrete The largest and longest-running Filipino tradition in Southern California once again delighted audiences at the 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Photos ·
Korean historical thriller ‘The Face Reader’ tops global box office

Korean historical thriller ‘The Face Reader’ tops global box office

(Relaxnews) – The feature claimed the top position in the global box office ranking this week, bringing in $22.3 million over the weekend, according to data from Rentrak. Set in the 15th century, “The Face Reader” (“Gwansang” in its home country) is headlined by Song Kang-ho (“The Host,” “Snowpiercer”) in the role of a man […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
Chinese tourists, diplomats make a splash in the Maldives

Chinese tourists, diplomats make a splash in the Maldives

(MALE, Maldives-AFP) – The travellers pouring off flight LV199 from Shanghai into the international airport of the Maldives, many dressed in designer labels, are an unmissable sign of China’s interest in the far-flung archipelago. Their arrival — Chinese visitors are now the biggest group of tourists to the Indian Ocean islands — has been accompanied […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
Eco-friendly champagne cover made with potatoes and paper

Eco-friendly champagne cover made with potatoes and paper

(Relaxnews) – After creating an origami-style foldable champagne bucket, Veuve Clicquot has come up with another form of innovative packaging, this time a design made with potatoes and recycled paper that can keep the bottle chilled for up to two hours. Created by French designer Cédric Ragot, the Naturally Clicquot bottle cover is made from […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Apple launches new iMacs

Apple launches new iMacs

(Relaxnews) – Getting an internal rather than external makeover, Apple’s super-slim desktops keep the same good looks but now come with processing speed and storage space to spare. Not content with the overwhelming success of its latest iPhone sales figures, Apple has launched two new iMac all-in-one desktops complete with next generation processors, graphics Wi-Fi, […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·