Nike launches glow-in-the-dark Air Max collection

Nike launches glow-in-the-dark Air Max collection

(Relaxnews) – Following the release of the much-hyped glow-in-the-dark Nike Air Max Thea for women, the megabrand has unrolled a collection of Air Max sneakers designed to illuminate your nightly runs. Nike says its Air Max has always been about visibility in that the shoe introduced wildly bold colors to running footwear in its 1987 […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Football: 4.5 million World Cup tickets requested so far, says FIFA

Football: 4.5 million World Cup tickets requested so far, says FIFA

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – More than 4.5 million tickets have already been requested for the World Cup in Brazil, a week before the initial sales period ends, FIFA said Thursday. “This impressive total so far underlines the extraordinary level of interest in this 20th FIFA World Cup being played next year in the country of […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Julianne Moore gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

Julianne Moore gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – American actress Julianne Moore received the 2,507th star on Hollywood Boulevard’s “Walk of Fame” Thursday, during a ceremony surrounded by colleagues from her career in film. Wearing a yellow dress and white heels, Moore unveiled her star, located opposite Hollywood’s historic Pantages Theatre, one week before the release of her latest film […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Elizabeth Olsen joins ‘The Avengers’ sequel

Elizabeth Olsen joins ‘The Avengers’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – According to one of her future co-stars, the American actress has landed a role in Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” slated to arrive in theaters in 2015. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Samuel L. Jackson, known in the “Avengers” universe as Nick Fury, confirmed that Elizabeth Olsen will be […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Health/fitness apps: Simply Being, iSergeant, Girl’s Diary

Health/fitness apps: Simply Being, iSergeant, Girl’s Diary

(Relaxnews) – Top health and fitness apps in iTunes charts around the globe include apps for meditation, interpreting your dreams, and military-style pushup training. Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes free and paid health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, recorded on October 2. US: Argus This much-hyped app […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
AARP launches first National Asian American & Pacific Islander Ad Campaign

AARP launches first National Asian American & Pacific Islander Ad Campaign

Featuring Key Community Leaders Tony Taguba, Ginny Gong and Floyd Mori Washington, D.C. – AARP launched its first national Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) advertising campaign featuring key community leaders Tony Taguba, Ginny Gong and Floyd Mori. Created by DAE Advertising, AARP’s Asian advertising agency of record, the ads will run in prominent Asian […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Don’t let the US shutdown ruin your travel plans with these alternatives

Don’t let the US shutdown ruin your travel plans with these alternatives

(Relaxnews) – Travel plans in the US thwarted by the government shutdown that has closed down all national parks and public museums? Here’s a list of alternative destinations that may actually help you discover hidden gems traditionally bypassed for the typical tourist hotspots. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Alternative: International Spy Museum, National Geographic Museum James Bond […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
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 ·