PHL Consulate General supports U.S. DOL’S Education Initiative on Worker’s Rights

PHL Consulate General supports U.S. DOL’S Education Initiative on Worker’s Rights

Los Angeles, 10 September 2013 – On the occasion of Labor Rights Week 2013, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber Dela Vega expressed support for the US Department of Labor’s (US DOL) initiative to educate Filipino migrant workers on labor rights. On 5 September 2013, Consul General Dela Vega chaired a panel discussion to discuss issues concerning labor, with the […]

12.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘The One: Mayweather Vs. Canelo’ Sept. 14 at MGM in Las Vegas

‘The One: Mayweather Vs. Canelo’ Sept. 14 at MGM in Las Vegas

“Si Si Puede. Yes, we can.” Richard Sheafer introduced Mexican world boxing champion, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at the Media Final Press Conference held at the KA Theater inside MGM Grand Casino & Hotel with these words. American Floyd ”Money” Mayweather Jr.’s 12-round bout against Mexican Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez scheduled on September 14, 2013 at […]

12.09.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News, World News ·
FX to bring ‘American Psycho’ into the 21st century

FX to bring ‘American Psycho’ into the 21st century

(Relaxnews) – The American cable channel is working on a series that picks up the story of Patrick Bateman several years after the events described in the Bret Easton Ellis novel and its film adaptation, Deadline.com reports. It was 1991 when readers first became acquainted with Patrick Bateman, a rich, smart and handsome Wall Street […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
The best from a bumper IFA

The best from a bumper IFA

(Relaxnews) – This year’s event proved to be one of the highlights of the consumer electronics calendar with a number of big brands choosing Berlin over Taipei or Las Vegas to showcase their latest offerings. The big news from this year’s show will no doubt be the launch of a number of smartwatches, chief among […]

‘How I Met Your Mother’: more details on the long-awaited mother

‘How I Met Your Mother’: more details on the long-awaited mother

(Relaxnews) – CBS is promoting the ninth and final season of its sitcom with its second teaser trailer. The new video focuses on the “mother” that the lead character, Ted Mosby, has been waiting to meet since 2005. In the 30-second clip, fans of “How I Met Your Mother” will finally learn more about the […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
‘Jurassic World’ coming to theaters in 2015

‘Jurassic World’ coming to theaters in 2015

(Relaxnews) – The fourth installment in the dinosaur-themed adventure film series will be released in 3D on June 12, 2015 in North American theaters, Universal Pictures has announced. Previously known simply as “Jurassic Park 4,” the next film in the franchise based on Michael Crichton’s novels now has a title and an official launch date. […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Most expensive hotel suite in New York costs $45,000 a night

Most expensive hotel suite in New York costs $45,000 a night

(Relaxnews) – The most expensive hotel suite in New York city took seven years and $50 million USD to build, features cathedral ceilings, semi-precious stones in the bathroom, a grand piano and stands 800 feet (over 240 m) above the street — the highest hotel penthouse in the city. Named after the American business tycoon […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
LA 18 KSCI-TV Harvest Moon Festival 2013

LA 18 KSCI-TV Harvest Moon Festival 2013

Family Entertainment & a Chance to Win a Brand New Car + Cash Giveaways! Arcadia, CA – LA 18 KSCI-TV celebrates the 18th Annual Harvest Moon Festival on Sunday, September 22 at the beautiful Arcadia County Park from 11am to 5pm. Drawing large crowds from across Southern California, LA 18 hosts the most exciting festival of the season. The Harvest […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Giveaways, Happenings ·
NURSES BACK IN DEMAND IN CANADA…BUT ONLY IN QUEBEC

NURSES BACK IN DEMAND IN CANADA…BUT ONLY IN QUEBEC

By Atty. Henry Moyal When the Federal Immigration Minister announced the list of “occupations in demand” in Canada last May 2013, it took many by surprise. The announcement that narrowed the list to only 24 occupations was not the surprise but the occupations themselves. A quick perusal of the list illustrates that engineers make up […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
PHL only emerging Asian nation with strong momentum: OECD

PHL only emerging Asian nation with strong momentum: OECD

PARIS, September 9, 2013 (AFP) – Growth is picking up pace in most major rich nations but momentum is slowing or stable in emerging economies, the OECD said on Monday. Economic growth is accelerating in the United States, Britain and the eurozone, while it is above trend in Japan, according to the OECD’s index of […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Greater LA Heart & Stroke Walk Celebrates Healthy Hearts and Saving Lives

Greater LA Heart & Stroke Walk Celebrates Healthy Hearts and Saving Lives

5K walks in Palmdale, Pomona, Pasadena, Downtown LA, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica and Long Beach aim to raise awareness and funds to fight nation’s leading health threats — heart disease and stroke LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2013 – The American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Walk is coming to seven communities in Los Angeles County, […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: News ·
The iPhone’s fingerprint scanner: what you need to know

The iPhone’s fingerprint scanner: what you need to know

(Relaxnews) – The biometric sensor, thinner than a human hair, can scan beneath the skin’s surface to ensure that a fingerprint really is the user’s and not a latex fake and, as a result, has the potential to kick-start a security revolution. Tech watchers have been waiting for Apple to introduce a fingerprint reader to […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Newcomer leads nominations for US country music awards

Newcomer leads nominations for US country music awards

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Gritty ballads about dead-end life in small town America earned Kacey Musgraves nominations in six categories Tuesday for this year’s Country Music Association Awards, to be presented November 6. Musgraves, a first-time CMA nominee, is up for best female vocalist, best new artist, best album for “Same Trailer Different Park” and best single […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music ·
Salvador Dali brand launches wild feminine fragrance

Salvador Dali brand launches wild feminine fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The perfume maker has released its new fragrance in a leopard-print bottle to match its fierce and untamed name: Dali Wild. The new eau de toilette will be available this October. “Dali Wild,” created by French nose Raphaël Haury, opens with floral notes of gardenia, tuberose, magnolia and jasmine sambac, combined with yuzu […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
How to tell when someone’s lying in a text message

How to tell when someone’s lying in a text message

(Relaxnews) – Researchers have discovered that the longer it takes someone to respond to a message, the greater the chance that the sender is not being truthful. The study, conducted by Brigham Young University in Utah, found that when participants texted a lie, it took on average 10 percent longer to compose the message. A […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Dubai named destination of the year by British travel industry

Dubai named destination of the year by British travel industry

(Relaxnews) – The Middle East emerged the big winner with the biggest players within the British travel industry, who named Dubai the destination of the year and Emirates the airline of the year at a major gala event held in London. The best in the UK travel trade gathered at the Leicester Square Odeon Cinema […]

11.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
To help kids shed weight, change up the family routine: study

To help kids shed weight, change up the family routine: study

(Relaxnews) – To help kids fight the battle of the bulge, a new study suggests changing up household routines with a few simple strategies. In a new study published online September 9 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, US and Canadian researchers implemented a home-based intervention to help young kids lose weight, by curbing TV time, increasing sleep […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Ice cream maker creates ‘Facebook’ flavor

Ice cream maker creates ‘Facebook’ flavor

(Relaxnews) – If Facebook were an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Naturally, it would be blue and white and ‘liked’ the world over. After watching how obsessively his teenage daughter would check in on the social media site, an enterprising ice cream maker in Croatia decided to drizzle blue syrup over vanilla ice […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
The iPhone 5C – only the price tag is low-cost

The iPhone 5C – only the price tag is low-cost

(Relaxnews) – As expected, Apple unveiled a new more affordable iPhone, which, at just $99 in the US, will make owning an Apple device a reality for a host of new users. However, despite the small ticket, this is a very capable phone. Available in lime green, strawberry pink, sky blue, lemon yellow, and, of course, […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

Ask yourself the following: • Are you heavily in debt, with little prospect of relief in the near future? • Have you had, or are your creditors threatening, a foreclosure on your home, a repossession of your car or other legal action to take your property? • Have you experienced a dramatic drop in income? […]

10.09.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·