Google to showcase new tablets and operating system update at May conference

Google to showcase new tablets and operating system update at May conference

(Relaxnews) – With one week to go until Google’s annual developers’ conference kicks off, the rumors surrounding new products, features and services is reaching fever pitch, and new tablets and an updated operating system are widely expected by those in the know. The Google I/O Developers Conference, which this year will be held in San Francisco […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Celebrating business and community partnerships: SCE hosts the 8th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

Celebrating business and community partnerships: SCE hosts the 8th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

IRWINDALE, Calif., May 3, 2013 — Celebrating business and community partnerships, Southern California Edison (SCE) hosted its eighth annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month celebration today, highlighting the company’s partnerships with local business customers and organizations. “SCE takes pride in cultivating relationships with diverse business customers and community organizations on energy conservation, supporting […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Watchdogs say late release of source code illegal

Watchdogs say late release of source code illegal

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) -– After complaining about the lack of a review of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines, watchdog groups now believe the last minute release of the PCOS source code is illegal. Bobby M. Tuazon, co-convener of AES Watch and director for policy studies of the Center for People Empowerment in […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
SC bars mayor from public office for continued use of US passport

SC bars mayor from public office for continued use of US passport

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) — For continuously using his US passport even after he renounced his US citizenship, the mayor of Kauswagan town in Lanao del Norte was not only removed from his post, he was also prevented from running in any local elective post by the Supreme Court. Voting 10-5, the Supreme Court has […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New iPad Mini to debut this year: report

New iPad Mini to debut this year: report

(Relaxnews) – NPD Display Search reports that manufacturing and development are back on track and that a second generation iPad Mini, this time with a 300ppi+ display will be ready to launch in time for the holiday season. The upgrade will bring the small tablet in line with Apple’s iPhone 5 and latest full-size iPad, […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Shaina Magdayao: I’m happy now

Shaina Magdayao: I’m happy now

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — ACTRESS Shaina Magdayao said she is now living a happy and contented life after her breakup last year with actor John Lloyd Cruz. Shaina travelled to Europe, particularly in Paris, Spain and Italy, during her birthday last November to give herself a break and to heal herself and to “wash away” her […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Lamborghini hits road on anniversary tour of Italy

Lamborghini hits road on anniversary tour of Italy

(MILAN-AFP) – Hundreds of luxury Lamborghini cars powered through Milan on Wednesday at the start of a tour of Italy to mark the 50th anniversary of the company, which started out making tractors. The 350 sleek roadsters with a combined horsepower of 190,000 formed a four-kilometre (2.5-mile) long convoy that began the tour from the […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Ratatouille attraction planned for 2014 at Disneyland Paris

Ratatouille attraction planned for 2014 at Disneyland Paris

(Relaxnews) – As it announced its latest financial results Tuesday, Euro Disney confimed plans to open an attraction based on Ratatouille, the rat who would be chef, at the Walt Disney Studios Park in 2014.  The new attraction — which had long been the subject of rumors and was formally announced by Disney back in […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
OPAPP: Peace process with CPP/NPA/NDF should bring an end to violence

OPAPP: Peace process with CPP/NPA/NDF should bring an end to violence

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles on Monday said that the peace process with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) should have a clear agenda for ending violence and bringing peace to the people. “Peace talks should have a clear relation to the reduction if not the […]

08.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Immigration reform to add $6.3-T to deficit

Immigration reform to add $6.3-T to deficit

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 (AFP) – Immigration reform to be debated in the US Congress would add $6.3 trillion to the deficit over the long term, a conservative think tank says in a study released Monday. The report by the Heritage Foundation was made public a day before the period opens for amendments to be […]

08.05.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
VP Binay defends daughter, political dynasties

VP Binay defends daughter, political dynasties

NAGA CITY, May 6 (Mabuhay) – In defense of his daughter whose Senate candidacy has often been criticized, Vice President Jejomar Binay argued that there is nothing wrong with political dynasties. Speaking at a proclamation rally in Goa town on Sunday, Binay described his daughter, Nancy, as a victim of bad politics. Nancy, who has […]

08.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PCs are becoming a touchy subject

PCs are becoming a touchy subject

(Relaxnews) – Announcements from Acer, Asus and even Bill Gates show that touch interface and price cuts are what will reinvigorate the personal computer market Although there is incredible competition between manufacturers within the global PC market, it appears that they all agree on one thing: that the future of personal computing will be on […]

08.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Deadly Mayon eruption just a mild event in last 400 years

Deadly Mayon eruption just a mild event in last 400 years

MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) — Despite the casualties, Mayon Volcano’s May 7 eruption was relatively mild in its 390-year recorded history, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Tuesday, mere hours after the mountain’s latest explosion. No one might have died if climbers were not near the peak at the time of the […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Iain Banks’ ‘The Quarry’ set for June debut

Iain Banks’ ‘The Quarry’ set for June debut

(Relaxnews) – Following Iain Banks’ diagnosis with cancer, new novel “The Quarry” will be published June 25 (June 20 in the UK), and its main character Guy is also dying of cancer. “Feeling his death is imminent, Guy gathers around him his oldest friends — or at least the friends with the most to lose […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Books ·
Football: Fans request 750,000 tickets for Euro final

Football: Fans request 750,000 tickets for Euro final

(BERLIN-AFP) – Champions League fever has broken out in Germany with fans of finalists Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund requesting a total of 750,000 tickets for the final at Wembley on May 25. Dortmund had received 502,567 requests for tickets by the time of Sunday’s deadline for the open draw, with priority given to members […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
ABBA fever hits Stockholm at museum opening

ABBA fever hits Stockholm at museum opening

(STOCKHOLM-AFP) – ABBA fever hit Stockholm on Tuesday when a museum devoted to the Swedish pop legends opened — filling a void in the hearts of millions of fans since the group disbanded three decades ago and likely to fill the pockets of Sweden’s tourism industry too. “I’m so moved, I think it’s so fantastic […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, International Stars, Music ·
Tom Cruise accepts his fifth ‘Mission: Impossible’

Tom Cruise accepts his fifth ‘Mission: Impossible’

(Relaxnews) – American actor/producer Tom Cruise has officially agreed to reprise the role of agent Ethan Hunt in the fifth installment of “Mission: Impossible.” With the exception of executive producer J.J. Abrams, Cruise is the only big name to sign up as yet for the fifth episode. The project team is now looking to recruit […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
State, Defense Officials back PHL Arbitration Initiative

State, Defense Officials back PHL Arbitration Initiative

PHL, U.S. commit to further strengthen security relations United States (U.S.) State, Defense, and National Security Council (NSC) officials reiterated their strong support for the Philippines’ legal track to settle the disputes in the West Philippine Sea, according to a senior Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) official. “Once more, officials from the State and Defense […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
REGISTERED OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR MAILED BALLOTS MAY PROCEED TO THE PHILIPPINES CONSULATE GENERAL TO VOTE

REGISTERED OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR MAILED BALLOTS MAY PROCEED TO THE PHILIPPINES CONSULATE GENERAL TO VOTE

Los Angeles, 07 May 2013 – The Overseas Voting for the 13 May 2013 elections will terminate on 13 May 2013 at 4 a.m. Los Angeles time. Overseas Voters (OV) who have not yet received their mailed ballots may proceed to the Philippine Consulate General and be provided with ballots to be able to vote.  Pursuant […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
On 71st Anniversary of Fall of Corregidor, PH Embassy Asks White House, US Army to Recognize Filipino Vets

On 71st Anniversary of Fall of Corregidor, PH Embassy Asks White House, US Army to Recognize Filipino Vets

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy on Monday urged the White House and the United States Army to listen to the appeal of close to 25,000 ageing Filipino veterans who have been denied recognition for their service during World War II. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. made the appeal on behalf of the 24,385 Filipino veterans in […]

07.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·