CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

07 to 08 September 2013   Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Las Vegas, Nevada on 07 – 08 September 2013:     Location : The Boulevard Mall3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169         […]

04.08.2013 · Filled under: News ·
High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

(Relaxnews) – The latest reports concerning what Apple may or may not be planning to launch before the end of this year are centered on the second generation 7.9-inch tablet. According to the Wall Street Journal, the second-generation iPad Mini, widely expected to launch in September, will have a higher definition Retina display after all and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Comedian, actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will present the 86th annual Academy Awards Ceremony. She broke the news on her Twitter account (@TheEllenShow) to her around 21 million followers. Ellen DeGeneres will take the baton from Seth MacFarlane, who presided over this year’s ceremony. This will be the second time that […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

(Relaxnews) – A seaside city on an island in the south of Brazil that’s been described as Latin America’s “hottest new party destination” has also been named the friendliest city in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Florianopolis, or the “Island of Magic,” was voted the friendliest destination on the planet, beating […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

(Relaxnews) – Sitting down at meals with your children and talking about your day can boost their confidence, a new survey reveals. New research conducted by the UK’s National Literacy Trust finds that mealtime chatter can boost a child’s communication skills and confidence, based on a poll of 35,000 UK children between the ages of […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

(Relaxnews) – After unveiling its latest eyewear campaign last month, starring the American actor and director James Franco, the Italian luxury brand has now shared footage of the shoot from behind the scenes. The brand’s eyewear campaign is the creation of eminent fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (known to connoisseurs as Mert and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Health is Wealth at the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival

Health is Wealth at the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival

GMA Network, through its international channels – GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV International – partners with the Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HIFINC), in celebrating the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival and 5K Run on August 4, 2013, at the Silver Lake Medical Center grounds in Los Angeles, California. Dubbed “Kalusugan ay Kayamanan”, which means “Health is Wealth,” the annual event starts off with a […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Bed bugs, bad service begone, thanks to online reviews

Bed bugs, bad service begone, thanks to online reviews

(CHICAGO, Illinois-AFP) – Bed bugs, bad service and terrible food used to be inevitable risks when traveling, but a host of online review sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor are helping savvy consumers pick the best hotels and eat like locals. The power of good reviews quickly shows up in the cash register, producing a […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
The top 10 chocoholic countries

The top 10 chocoholic countries

(Relaxnews) – In what should come as no surprise, Switzerland has emerged as the home of the most devoted chocoholics in the world, where the average resident ate nearly 12 kg of chocolate in 2012. That’s equivalent to 240 chocolate bars a year. According to figures from Leatherhead Food Research compiled by Confectionerynews.com, here are the […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
ABC plans mini-series from ‘Milk’ screenwriter focusing on gay rights activism

ABC plans mini-series from ‘Milk’ screenwriter focusing on gay rights activism

(Relaxnews) – Dustin Lance Black will team up with the American Broadcasting Company to create a mini-series based on his own life, The Hollywood Reporter writes. After receiving an Oscar for writing “Milk,” the biopic of San Francisco politician and gay rights activist Harvey Milk, Dustin Lance Black will write and produce a new project […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Camping resets your biological clock: study

Camping resets your biological clock: study

(Relaxnews) – Want to be a morning person? A new small study suggests taking a weeklong camping trip to reset your internal biological clock to both wake up earlier and feel more alert when you do. The research from the University of Colorado at Boulder found that subjects who spent more time exposed to natural […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Health and fitness agenda: IDEA World Fitness Convention

Health and fitness agenda: IDEA World Fitness Convention

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, Los Angeles welcomes the IDEA World Fitness Convention while Toronto readies the Canfitpro fitness expo. IDEA World Fitness Convention August 7-11 Los Angeles, California, USA Moving to Los Angeles in 2013, IDEA World Fitness Convention is one of the largest and oldest trade events for fitness professionals. Thousands of influential fitness […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Wake up with Bieber thanks to new app for The Key fragrance

Wake up with Bieber thanks to new app for The Key fragrance

(Relaxnews) – To promote his latest fragrance, Justin Bieber has just released a new application which, at least virtually, lets fans wake up next to the megastar. The application, named The Key, ties in with the pop star’s new fragrance of the same name. Fans of the young star can pick one of his songs […]

A grand 40-year salute to Alpha Kappa Rho!

A grand 40-year salute to Alpha Kappa Rho!

Alpha Kappa Rho (AKP) will be celebrating its 40th Anniversary on August 8, 2013.  As one of the largest international Filipino fraternity and sororities, this milestone will be celebrated in many countries worldwide. The first chapter was formed in 1973 in the University of Santo Thomas (UST) in Manila on the Feast Day of St. […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY FUND DISTRIBUTED $150,000 AMONG COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY FUND DISTRIBUTED $150,000 AMONG COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

LOS ANGELES, CA – On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) held its 7th Annual Giving for All Seasons Fundraising Gala. The gala was held at Fifth Floor, Los Angeles Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The event began at 6:00 pm with a hors d’oeuvres reception and silent […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Pinaree Sanpitak: Hanging by a Thread (Thailand)

Pinaree Sanpitak: Hanging by a Thread (Thailand)

Through September 29, 2013 Ahmanson Building, Level 4 Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Tickets: Members Free; Under 18 Free; Seniors & Students $10; Groups of 10+ $12; All other guests $15 Website: www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/pinaree-sanpitak-hanging-thread Since the early 1990s, Bangkok-based artist Pinaree Sanpitak has produced a diverse body of work exploring the human […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC)

22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC)

Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8, 2013 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Pt. Fermin Park 807 W. Paseo Del Mar San Pedro (Los Angeles), CA 90731 Website:  filamarts.org/fpac The 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) is an Angeleno tradition celebrating diversity through vivid artistry and cultural expression. It’s about you, me, family, tribes, being together, growing […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Docent Tours of the South and Southeast Asian Art Collection at LACMA

Docent Tours of the South and Southeast Asian Art Collection at LACMA

August 6, 13, 17, and 24, 2013 -August 6, Tuesday 3:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art (50 mins) [LA Times Central Court] -August 13, Tuesday 1:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art: Religion and Myth (20 mins) [LA Times Central Court] -August 17, Saturday 1:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art: Religion and Myth (20 mins) [LA […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop (Thursday Summer Fun Children’s Activity)

Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop (Thursday Summer Fun Children’s Activity)

Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Norton Simon Museum 411 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105-1825 Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4–10. | No reservations needed Admission Fees: Adults $10.00, Seniors (ages 62 and above) $7.00; Children (ages 18 and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY – IN OBSERVENCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)

PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY – IN OBSERVENCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)

Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will be closed on 09 August 2013, in observance of Eid’L Fidtr (Feast of Ramadhan) under Presidential Proclamation No. 629. ###

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·