Aquino, ASEAN leaders reaffirm commitment to preserve Southeast Asia as a nuclear weapon-free region

Aquino, ASEAN leaders reaffirm commitment to preserve Southeast Asia as a nuclear weapon-free region

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei—President Benigno S. Aquino III and other Southeast Asian heads of states reaffirm their commitment to keep the region free from nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction. In a statement released at the end of the 22nd Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit here, Chairman Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Philippine government confident the UN Arbitral Tribunal will vote that it has jurisdiction to hear the maritime issue between the Philippines and China

Philippine government confident the UN Arbitral Tribunal will vote that it has jurisdiction to hear the maritime issue between the Philippines and China

The Philippine government is confident that the five-member United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Arbitral Tribunal will vote that it has jurisdiction to hear the territorial and maritime issue between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China (PROC) when it convenes hopefully by July this year, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DISCHARGING STUDENT LOANS OR TAXES IN BANKRUPTCY

DISCHARGING STUDENT LOANS OR TAXES IN BANKRUPTCY

For cases filed after October 7, 1998, Student Loans are only dischargeable if: 1. You can prove that having to repay it would impose an “undue hardship” on you (as defined below), OR, For cases filed PRIOR TO October 17, 2005, 2. If the PROGRAM under which your student loan is issued, insured, administered is […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Cuisia Optimistic More US Investments to Come In

Cuisia Optimistic More US Investments to Come In

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy is confident more investments from the United States will pour into the country following the visit to two key cities of a powerhouse business delegation that wants American and Filipino-American businessmen to seriously consider putting their money in the Philippines. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy reported the successful launching in […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
18,000 STUDENTS KICK UP THEIR HEELS ON THE MUSIC CENTER PLAZA  AT 43RD ANNUAL BLUE RIBBON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

18,000 STUDENTS KICK UP THEIR HEELS ON THE MUSIC CENTER PLAZA AT 43RD ANNUAL BLUE RIBBON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

Long-Running Arts Education Initiative Succeeds Despite Massive Cutbacks in Schools– LOS ANGELES (April 23, 2013) – As part of its commitment to increase access for youth to the performing arts and arts education, The Blue Ribbon of The Music Center presents its longest-running educational program, The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival.  This event provides the experience […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Art, Books, Happenings, Music ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL WELCOMES PARTICIPANTS OF PNP-PSOSEC CLASS OF 2012-82 AND 83

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL WELCOMES PARTICIPANTS OF PNP-PSOSEC CLASS OF 2012-82 AND 83

Los Angeles, 24 April 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles hosted a dinner reception on 23 April 2013 in honor of the participants of the Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course (PSOSEC) Class 2012-82 and 83. The class was headed by Police Chief Superintendent Dominador Aquino, Jr. of the Philippine Public Safety […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
LA Autism Walk Hosts 40,000 Attendees and Raises Over $1.8M for Autism

LA Autism Walk Hosts 40,000 Attendees and Raises Over $1.8M for Autism

Celebrity attendees included Holly Robinson Peete PASADENA, CA—40,000 community autism supporters united for a single cause at the 11th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The event raised more than $1.8M for autism. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on the autism […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Photos ·
LG flexible display phone coming this year

LG flexible display phone coming this year

(Relaxnews) – LG has announced that a smartphone with flexible OLED screen will launch before the end of 2014. A flexible display doesn’t mean a flexible phone — circuitry and batteries are still decidedly rigid, so don’t expect to be able to fold the device in half and stick it in a shirt pocket. However, […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Jessica Alba credits her perfect body to fruit, water, and a corset

Jessica Alba credits her perfect body to fruit, water, and a corset

(Relaxnews) – The latest celebrity weight-loss trick causing media buzz is from US actress Jessica Alba. The 31-year-old star says that in addition to a healthy diet and exercise, she owes her enviable bikini body to a double corset, which she says helped reshape her body after giving birth to her daughters, in 2008 and […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars ·
Ryan Reynolds cast in sci-fi body-switch movie

Ryan Reynolds cast in sci-fi body-switch movie

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds will play the lead in the thriller “Selfless.” “Selfless” will tell the story of an old man who is dying. Thanks to scientific progress and the character’s wealth, he is able to save himself by transferring his memory into the body of a young man […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dubai police show off Ferrari

Dubai police show off Ferrari

(DUBAI-AFP) – Dubai police on Thursday showed off a new Ferrari they will use to patrol the city state, hot on the heels of a Lamborghini which joined the fleet earlier. The car sporting the green and white of Dubai police was unveiled at the foot of the Burj al-Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
One in four Samsung Galaxy SIV owners will break their handsets within a year

One in four Samsung Galaxy SIV owners will break their handsets within a year

(Relaxnews) – Samsung expects to sell 10 million Galaxy SIV handsets every month following its official launch this weekend and, according to the latest Square Trade research, as many as one in five US consumers will be buying one. However, the insurance company also claims that 25 percent of owners are also expected to break […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Armie Hammer joins Tom Cruise in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Armie Hammer will be added to the leading cast of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” opposite Tom Cruise. British director Guy Ritchie will film the duel between the two men in this movie adaptation of the spy series. Armie Hammer, who was brought to audiences’ attention in “The Social Network” […]

26.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell to star in a children’s movie

Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell to star in a children’s movie

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Jennifer Garner will be one of the leads in Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Garner will star opposite Steve Carell in this adaptation of a children’s book by Judith Viorst, originally published in the United States in 1972. They will play […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
S.Africa sees record number of tourists

S.Africa sees record number of tourists

(JOHANNESBURG-AFP) – A record 9.2 million tourists visited South Africa last year, President Jacob Zuma said Thursday, revealing a surge in visitors from China. The number of tourists travelling to South Africa grew by more than 10 percent, despite the global economic crisis. “This phenomenal tourism growth is evidence that we are successfully setting ourselves […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Top 10 busiest air corridors in the world

Top 10 busiest air corridors in the world

(Relaxnews) – A recently released report has found that the world’s busiest air routes by passenger volume are dominated by Asian domestic travel, with a corridor in South Korea topping the list. According to a report from transaction processor and IT service provider Amadeus, seven of the top 10 busiest routes can be found in Asia, […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – A coffee date with Apple chief Tim Cook was a hot opportunity on Wednesday as bidding hit $160,000 for the chance being auctioned to raise money for a human rights group. By nightfall, a bidder identified as Clearcrate.com at the Charitybuzz website was in the lead for the prize of spending 30 […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Philippines confident ASEAN will achieve goal of becoming ‘One Economic Community’ by 2015

Philippines confident ASEAN will achieve goal of becoming ‘One Economic Community’ by 2015

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Apr 25 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is confident the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is on track towards achieving its goal to become One Economic Community by 2015 despite the numerous challenges still facing the regional bloc. In a press briefing here, Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo said these challenges include the ASEAN […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gwyneth Paltrow named People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’

Gwyneth Paltrow named People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – People magazine on Wednesday named Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow the World’s Most Beautiful Woman of the year — a title previously held by Beyonce, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez. The 40-year-old actress is married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, and is a mother of two — Apple, eight, and Moses, seven. She […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Emma Stone in talks for Woody Allen’s next movie

Emma Stone in talks for Woody Allen’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – According to Deadline.com, American actress Emma Stone, who recently starred in “Gangster Squad,” has started talks to play the lead in Woody Allen’s next movie. As usual, the director has kept the plot and the title of his new movie, which will be filmed in the South of France, secret. The last movie […]

25.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·