Singapore to tighten rules on hiring of foreigners

Singapore to tighten rules on hiring of foreigners

SINGAPORE, September 23, 2013 (AFP) – Singapore Monday announced tighter rules on the hiring of foreign professional workers, saying companies will from next year have to show proof they first tried to recruit local citizens. The change, taking effect in August 2014, follows protests and online complaints about the large number of foreigners in the […]

24.09.2013 · Filled under: Asian News ·
List of winners in main Emmy categories

List of winners in main Emmy categories

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Here are the winners in the main categories at the 65th Primetime Emmys show, announced Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles: “Best drama series: “Breaking Bad. Best comedy series: “Modern Family.” Best miniseries or movie: “Behind the Candelabra.” Best actor, drama: Jeff Daniels, “Newsroom.” Best actress, drama: Claire Danes, “Homeland.” […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hateful Tweets as US wakes up to a Miss America of Indian descent

Hateful Tweets as US wakes up to a Miss America of Indian descent

NEW YORK, September 16, 2013 (AFP) – For the first time America’s top beauty queen is a woman of Indian origin, a first partly clouded by a spate of hateful Tweets branding her an Arab terrorist. The new Miss America is Nina Davuluri, a 24-year-old from the state of New York who wants to be […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Tech agenda: World Smart Week

Tech agenda: World Smart Week

(Relaxnews) – No, it’s not an event celebrating IQ but rather a collection of conferences and tradeshows highlighting technologies that connect everything from fridges and microwaves to cars and cookers to the internet and that can be controlled by nothing more than a smartphone or tablet app. World Smart Week September 24-27 Nice, France Combining […]

Walk the red carpet at the American Music Awards with the Ritz-Carlton

Walk the red carpet at the American Music Awards with the Ritz-Carlton

(Relaxnews) – The Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles has created a luxury weekend package that will give guests and music fans behind-the-scenes access to the American Music Awards show in November and the chance to walk the red carpet with their favorite artists. The 2013 American Music Awards Ultimate VIP Weekend Package includes tours of the […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Music ·
Swiss chocolate maker wins health claim approval on blood flow

Swiss chocolate maker wins health claim approval on blood flow

(Relaxnews) – Next time someone chides you for indulging in a piece of dark chocolate, point to your heart or your leg and let them know it’s good for blood flow. That’s the latest argument chocoholics can use to justify their sweet indulgence after the European Commission gave premium Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut its blessing to […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Christian Lacroix for Petit Bateau

Christian Lacroix for Petit Bateau

(Relaxnews) – The famed French designer has revealed his latest collaboration, this time with the famous Opéra Garnier and high street label Petit Bateau. Christian Dior has created a new mother-daughter collection for Petit Bateau and the Paris Opera, set to hit stores this Christmas. Lacroix said that he jumped at the chance to work with Petit Bateau, associating […]

Is coconut water really the most amazing drink ever?

Is coconut water really the most amazing drink ever?

(Relaxnews) – Once requiring a trek to the health food store to find, coconut water has now gone global, and you’ll find it stocked on grocery store shelves, sold in gyms and yoga studios, passed along to runners during races, all in nifty box containers or cans and touted as nature’s perfect sports drink. But is […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Why Juday renewed contract with ABS-CBN

Why Juday renewed contract with ABS-CBN

It’s official: Actress Judy Ann Santos is staying with ABS-CBN after she signed a new contract with the Kapamilya network on Wednesday afternoon. Santos will be hosting the upcoming game show “Bet On Your Baby.” Present during the contract signing were ABS-CBN TV production head Laurenti Dyogi, ABS-CBN broadcast head Cory Vidanes and ABS-CBN president […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Obama visiting Manila next month

Obama visiting Manila next month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States President Barack Obama has accepted the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III and will travel to Manila for a two-day visit next month, the Philippine Embassy said. The Embassy said President Obama’s visit, scheduled on 11 and 12 October, was announced by the White House and Malacañang Palace in separate […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
HURRY – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act ends in December !

HURRY – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act ends in December !

When should I file bankruptcy? Before the end of 2013 if you are in foreclosure, because the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation law expires December 31st, 2013. Originally scheduled to expire at the end of 2012, Congress extended the act for one more year as part of the “Fiscal Cliff” agreement. So […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Dual Citizenship Outreach ii In Walnut, Ca

Dual Citizenship Outreach ii In Walnut, Ca

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega, conducted an outreach program for dual citizenship at St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Church, Walnut, CA and its neighboring parishes on 14 September 2013. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with the St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Parish […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine is proud to offer PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy

Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine is proud to offer PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy

September 20, 2013: Glendale, CA – The latest treatment in natural, anti-aging, facial rejuvenation therapy and regenerative injection treatment for joint pain, known as PRP, is now available at Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine under the direction of Dr. Larry Vigilia, M.D. Michelle Cheatham, Business Development Manager of PRP Life Lift™ stated, “The doctors at […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Promotions, Services ·
Need money for college?  Consider joining the Army

Need money for college? Consider joining the Army

Military service is usually viewed as striving to be the best that you can be physically, mentally and intuitively – and where your “best” is tested, measured and determined based on one thing: strength. The decision to serve one’s country may come with many reasons, but the decision not to enlist as a soldier usually […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Thrill-seeking couple wed hanging off the edge of CN Tower

Thrill-seeking couple wed hanging off the edge of CN Tower

(Relaxnews) – A Canadian couple brought new meaning to the term “taking a leap” and exchanged wedding vows while hanging off the tallest building in Canada. Lacy Boland and John Kirk pledged to have — but mostly to hold — each other Thursday morning, as the couple from Barrie, Ontario hung off the edge of […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
London exhibition reveals unglamorous history of pearls

London exhibition reveals unglamorous history of pearls

(LONDON-AFP) – Pearls have long been one of nature’s riches, cherished by kings, queens and movie stars, but a new exhibition in London opening on Saturday suggests their origins are far less glamorous. The show at London’s Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum debunks the myths that pearls develop from sand inside a shelled mollusc, revealing […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Hollywood Stars ·
Over 100 billion mobile apps downloaded in 2013

Over 100 billion mobile apps downloaded in 2013

(Relaxnews) – According to Gartner, mobile users will have downloaded more than 102 billion apps in 2013, 91 percent of which were free. The research firm estimates that the total number of app downloads will more than double over the next few years, reaching 268 billion by 2017. At 102.062 billion, Gartner’s projected estimate for […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Fendi’s Lagerfeld shows off web-savvy palette in Milan

Fendi’s Lagerfeld shows off web-savvy palette in Milan

(MILAN-AFP) – Fendi’s Karl Lagerfeld offered a palette of shades from pastel to fluorescent on Thursday in his latest collection at Milan Fashion Week, with designs inspired by computer chip geometry. The keyword for the spring/summer 2014 show was layering of fabric, each layer with subtly different shades, making the dresses look something like the […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fall events at the Natural History Museum and Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Fall events at the Natural History Museum and Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Citizen Science and Cocktails: Thursday, Sept. 19, 5 pm “Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California” with Dr. Greg Pauly, NHM Curator of Herpetology NHM, is an introduction into becoming a citizen scientist by observing RASCals (Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California) in your own backyard and throughout Southern California. Home to 22.5 million people and […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
APO’s  Alpha International chapter elects its officers

APO’s Alpha International chapter elects its officers

West Hils, Calif. — The Alpha Chapter Alumni International of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity (ACAI) elected its officers during its 7th International Reunion held in this city recently. The elected officers who will serve from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec. 31, 2015 are Jun Domingo, president; Zeny Sison, first vice president; Fely Logarta-Montecillo, second […]

20.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·