John Lloyd: I really had a crush on Toni Gonzaga

John Lloyd: I really had a crush on Toni Gonzaga

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– John Lloyd Cruz admitted he once had a crush on Toni Gonzaga, with whom he had a chance to work with in a Star Cinema romantic-comedy flick and a Kapamilya television series. Cruz recalled how awkward he felt when he and Gonzaga were taping for the series “Maging Sino Ka Man” back […]

18.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Kate Upton in talks for ‘The Other Woman’

Kate Upton in talks for ‘The Other Woman’

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has announced that American model and actress Kate Upton (“Tower Heist,” “The Three Stooges”) will team up with Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann against Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in “The Other Woman,” a comedy about adultery. On discovering that she is a mistress in “The Other Woman,” Cameron Diaz’s character will decide […]

18.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Old age is a state of mind, study says

Old age is a state of mind, study says

(Relaxnews) – A new study suggests that age is a state of mind, and if you think of yourself as old and frail, your perception may become a self-fulfilling prophecy. But seniors who have a more positive attitude about their age stay more socially active and enjoy a greater quality of life, despite having equal […]

18.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Snow White & the Huntsman’ sequel set for 2015

‘Snow White & the Huntsman’ sequel set for 2015

(Relaxnews) – During the CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal studios announced that the second chapter of “Snow White & the Huntsman,” a somber adaptation of the Grimm tale, will be released in two years. The next installment of “Snow White & the Huntsman” will be released in two years. Before then, the screenplay must be finalized and a […]

18.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chinese military officials join PHL-US Balikatan exercises

Chinese military officials join PHL-US Balikatan exercises

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – Amid the ongoing territorial dispute between China and the Philippines, two Chinese military officials on Monday joined their Filipino and American counterparts in talks on maritime disaster response as part of the annual Balikatan military exercises. According to Brig. Gen. Aurelio Baladad, deputy chief of staff for operations of the Armed Forces […]

18.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pink diamond sells for nearly $40 million at US auction

Pink diamond sells for nearly $40 million at US auction

(NEW YORK-AFP) – A 34.64-carat pink diamond has sold at auction in New York for nearly $40 million, setting a new record for Christie’s auction house. Dubbed the “Princie Diamond,” the gem is “one of the largest and finest pink diamonds in the world,” with a “fabulous provenance,” Christie’s jewelry chief Francois Curiel said ahead […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, U.S. News ·
Twitter index: new Superman trailer hits web

Twitter index: new Superman trailer hits web

(Relaxnews) – On Wednesday, April 17, Twitter users are buzzing about the new trailer for the forthcoming Superman film and celebrating the 25th birthday of Girls’ Generation member Jessica. The latest trailer for “Man of Steel” hit the web on April 16. The film, which is due out in June, follows Superman’s back story and […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Exercise can offset some of the damage of too much booze: study

Exercise can offset some of the damage of too much booze: study

(Relaxnews) – Regular aerobic workouts help counteract some of the damaging effects of drinking too much alcohol, a new US study finds. In the study, heavy drinking was linked with damage to the brain’s white matter, but only among those who didn’t engage in aerobic exercise, such as walking, biking, or jogging. For those who […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Rubio vows tough, 10-year path to US citizenship

Rubio vows tough, 10-year path to US citizenship

By Joseph Krauss WASHINGTON, April 14, 2013 (AFP) – Senator Marco Rubio, the Republican point man for immigration reform, on Sunday said a new bill would carve an arduous 10-year path to citizenship for the country’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Appearing on a string of Sunday talk shows, Rubio appeared keen to reassure hardline Republicans […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce of Southeast Corridor Holds Its Maiden Mixer

Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce of Southeast Corridor Holds Its Maiden Mixer

Cerritos, Calif. – The Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Southeast Corridor (FACC-SEC)  has slated its maiden mixer and networking on April 23, 2013 at the Boba Café  on 17222 Norwalk Blvd. corner of Artesia Blvd. from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.             This was announced by FACC-SEC  Founding President Felix B. Lopez, CEO of Pinoy […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
START OF OVERSEAS ABSENTEE VOTING IN LOS ANGELES

START OF OVERSEAS ABSENTEE VOTING IN LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles 16 April 2013, The Philippine Consulate General successfully launched the first day of elections for Overseas Absentee Voters (OAV) on 13 April 2013 at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate. The Consulate General invites all registered Overseas Absentee Voters (OAVs) in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas to cast their […]

17.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Boston bombs were likely homemade, full of shrapnel

Boston bombs were likely homemade, full of shrapnel

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 (AFP) – The explosives used in the Boston Marathon bombings were likely homemade devices full of nails and metal fragments designed to cause widespread injury, according to initial reports. A day after an attack that left three dead and more than 170 wounded, the FBI and Boston police declined to reveal […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US to go to ‘ends of the Earth’ to find Boston bombers

US to go to ‘ends of the Earth’ to find Boston bombers

By Tim Witcher BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 16, 2013 (AFP) – US investigators on Tuesday pledged to go “to the ends of the Earth” to find those behind the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, which President Barack Obama deemed an “act of terror.” Boston’s Boylston Street, scene of the finish line carnage on Monday, remained sealed off […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
New York boosts security after Boston blasts: police

New York boosts security after Boston blasts: police

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 (AFP) – New York police stepped up security around key landmarks in the city on Monday after a double blast killed at least two people and injured 23 others at the Boston marathon, a top officer said. “We’re stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations in the city […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
No health risks from taking too much vitamin E, study says

No health risks from taking too much vitamin E, study says

(Relaxnews) – Despite prior concerns that too much vitamin E could be a health risk, a new scientific review finds this to not be the case. Researchers from Oregon State University conclude that biological mechanisms exist to routinely eliminate excess levels of the vitamin, which makes it “almost impossible to take a harmful amount,” they […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lifestyle Network now available to TFC subscribers In Los Angeles and San Diego on Time Warner Cable

Lifestyle Network now available to TFC subscribers In Los Angeles and San Diego on Time Warner Cable

Warm welcome awaits new Filipino destination channel in the U.S. for programs on self, home, food and travel REDWOOD CITY, CA, April 15, 2012 – ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today the launch of Lifestyle Network on Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles and San Diego. With […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Immigration gets biometrics equipment from U.S. government

Immigration gets biometrics equipment from U.S. government

The United States government has donated to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) two state-of-the-art biometrics equipment to help bolster the agency’s capability to catch foreign fugitives and other illegal aliens. BI Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. formally accepted the equipment from U.S. Ambassador Harry Thomas in a simple ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Manila last […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PH Authorities in Touch with FBI, DHS to Make Sure No Pinoy among Casualties in Boston Marathon Blasts

PH Authorities in Touch with FBI, DHS to Make Sure No Pinoy among Casualties in Boston Marathon Blasts

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines is coordinating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security to ensure that are no Filipinos among the casualties in the deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon on Monday. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy also said that a consular officer from the Philippine Consulate General in New […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Advisory to Filipino Community in Relation to Boston Bombing

Advisory to Filipino Community in Relation to Boston Bombing

The Embassy of the Philippines and the Philippine Consulates General in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu and Agana extend their deepest sympathy to and express solidarity with the victims of the explosions that took place in Boston, Massachusetts, on Monday, 15 April 2013. We mourn the loss of innocent lives and pray […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Sparks fly anew between love-hate couple Sarah, John Lloyd  in “It Takes A Man and a Woman”

Sparks fly anew between love-hate couple Sarah, John Lloyd in “It Takes A Man and a Woman”

RP’s current number one movie comes to theatres in the U.S., Canada and Middle East this April  REDWOOD CITY, April 12, 2013 – After just two weeks of screenings in the Philippines, ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s It Takes A Man and a Woman – part three of the blockbuster romantic comedy trilogy starring John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo – is poised to […]

16.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·