A Night to Remember at Pechanga Resort & Casino

A Night to Remember at Pechanga Resort & Casino

On November 16, 2012, at 8 p.m., Pechanga Resort & Casino hosted three of the Philippines most talented and prolific entertainment personalities. The performance featured Richard Gomez, Rico J. Puno and Patricia Javier. Pechanga Resort & Casino in conjunction with Balita Media, Inc. held a raffle contest, which sent three pairs of fans to the […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Britain’s Kate and Prince William expecting a baby

Britain’s Kate and Prince William expecting a baby

By Danny Kemp LONDON, Dec 04, 2012 (AFP) – Prince William’s wife Catherine on Monday spent the night in hospital where she is being treated for acute morning sickness following the announcement that the couple are expecting their first child. The family revealed the news earlier Monday, ending fevered speculation about a baby destined to […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: World News ·
Apl.de.Ap., Lhuillier, Spoelstra to get Presidential Awards

Apl.de.Ap., Lhuillier, Spoelstra to get Presidential Awards

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) -– Filipino-American hip hop icon Apl.de.Ap, fashion designer Monique Lhuillier and Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra are among the 29 overseas Filipinos and organizations who will receive Presidential Awards in ceremonies to be held in Malacanang on Wednesday. Allan Pineda of the Black Eyed Peas, Lhuillier, the bridal couturier and fashion […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pablo smashes into Mindanao

Pablo smashes into Mindanao

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, Dec 4, 2012 (AFP) – Typhoon Bopha smashed into the southern Philippines Tuesday, uprooting trees and bringing drenching rains as more than 40,000 people crammed into shelters to escape the storm’s onslaught. Bopha – packing gusts of up to 210 kilometers (130 miles) an hour – made landfall on Mindanao’s east coast at […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Twitter index: One Direction plays MSG, Ashton Kutcher stars as Steve Jobs

Twitter index: One Direction plays MSG, Ashton Kutcher stars as Steve Jobs

(AFP/Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, December 4, Twitter fans of the British-Irish boyband One Direction are buzzing about the boys’ gig at Madison Square Garden and Ashton Kutcher’s latest role as Steve Jobs. The global superstars of One Direction took to the stage at Madison Square Garden on Monday for their first ever gig at the […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: International Stars, Videos ·
Travolta, Newton-John team up again after 30 years

Travolta, Newton-John team up again after 30 years

(SYDNEY-AFP) – John Travolta and his “Grease” on-screen love Olivia Newton-John have recorded together for the first time in 30 years, making a Christmas album honouring the US star’s late son Jett. Speaking to Australia’s Fairfax Media via telephone on Tuesday, the pair said they had remained close friends since their roles as Danny and […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Christmas, International Stars, Music ·
‘Saveur’ magazine teams up with YouTube food channel for new show

‘Saveur’ magazine teams up with YouTube food channel for new show

(Relaxnews) – YouTube food channel Hungry has teamed up with Saveur magazine to create a new web series in which chefs are challenged to cooking throwdowns, duking it out in battles over macaroni and cheese and Christmas Yule log. Dueling Dishes premiered over the weekend on what could easily be described as the online version of the Food […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Food Videos ·
Extra sleep may help reduce pain

Extra sleep may help reduce pain

(Relaxnews) – If you suffer from chronic pain — such as headaches or backaches — a small new study finds that getting extra sleep every night could help give you some relief. “If you are already sleeping eight hours a night, you probably don’t need more sleep,” researcher Dr. Thomas Roth, director of the Sleep […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
NYC marathon runners still in the dark about next year’s plan

NYC marathon runners still in the dark about next year’s plan

(Relaxnews) – Organizers are still struggling with how to resolve registrants’ entry fees for the canceled 2012 New York City Marathon. Last month, New York Road Runners’ CEO Mary Wittenberg announced that runners registered for the 2012 race will be automatically entered into the 2013 race or March’s NYC Half. Yet, still no details have […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
IN FORECLOSURE? CONSIDER A CHAPTER 13,  OWE TAXES, CONSIDER A CHAPTER 7.

IN FORECLOSURE? CONSIDER A CHAPTER 13, OWE TAXES, CONSIDER A CHAPTER 7.

Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy code, can be the last, and sometimes only chance to save your home. But when is Chapter 13 the right choice?  First, some basic facts about what a Chapter 13 can and cannot do.  In most cases, a Chapter 13 won’t change the regular monthly payment you are required […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Death Toll in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Climbs to 3 as Envoy Rejects Insinuations Filipinos Responsible for Accident

Death Toll in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Climbs to 3 as Envoy Rejects Insinuations Filipinos Responsible for Accident

NEW ORLEANS—The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. The recovery and identification of the remains of Jerome Malagapo came […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
PH Seeks Increased Trade with Virginia

PH Seeks Increased Trade with Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH—The Philippines is urging officials of the Commonwealth of Virginia to send business delegations to Manila and explore trade and investment opportunities in what is touted to be Asia’s new tiger economy. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. made the pitch during his meeting with Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Jim Cheng, State Delegate […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Saoirse Ronan among trio of candidates for Cinderella role

Saoirse Ronan among trio of candidates for Cinderella role

(Relaxnews) – Saoirse Ronan, Gabriella Wilde and Alicia Vikander are currently in the running for the role of Cinderella in a new Disney adaptation of the fairy tale directed by Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go), reveals Variety. The three actresses will soon get to meet the director for preliminary tests. Eighteen-year-old Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is […]

04.12.2012 · Filled under: International Stars ·
2 Filipino Burn Victims Now Out of Critical List

2 Filipino Burn Victims Now Out of Critical List

BATON ROUGE—Eva Dominguez knew her husband Renato, one of three Filipino offshore oil workers seriously burned in the November 16 Gulf of Mexico fire, has made it out of the critical list when the 52-year-old pipefitter asked her for a kiss the other day. “When Rey gestured that he wanted a kiss, I knew the […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Dateline Thailand: Where Mother Earth goes for a vacation

Dateline Thailand: Where Mother Earth goes for a vacation

by: Rhony Laigo (Note: When I was invited by the Tourism Authority of Thailand or TAT to visit their country, I never hesitated and immediately said yes, “bypassing” even my publisher who should know first if I can even leave my day-to-day work at the office and get her permission. Who would say no to visiting […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Music agenda: Ke$ha drops ‘Warrior,’ Grammy nominations announced

Music agenda: Ke$ha drops ‘Warrior,’ Grammy nominations announced

(Relaxnews) – Over the coming weeks Ke$ha drops her highly anticipated second studio album Warrior, the Grammy nominations will be revealed and the Stones take to the stage in a short series of US dates. Ke$ha: ‘Warrior’  December 4 International Spikey pop princess Ke$ha drops her second studio album titled Warrior this December. The lead single off the […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Music, Videos ·
COLINA SALON’S CHRISTMAS BONUS!

COLINA SALON’S CHRISTMAS BONUS!

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Discounts ·
JESSE M. ROBREDO MEMORIAL BOOK

JESSE M. ROBREDO MEMORIAL BOOK

Los Angeles, 28 November 2012 – The Jesse M. Robredo Memorial Book, an e-publication by the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office to honor the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government and beloved Mayor of Naga City, is now available for viewing through this URL:http://pcdspo.gov.ph/pub/201211nov-jesse-robredo-memorial-book.php.   It may also be accessed for downloading in […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Books ·
“SMILES FOR THE WORLD”: A FILIPINO ESSAY CONTEST ON CALIDAD HUMANA

“SMILES FOR THE WORLD”: A FILIPINO ESSAY CONTEST ON CALIDAD HUMANA

Los Angeles, 28 November 2012 – The national photography essay competition dubbed as “Smiles for the World”, has been jointly organized by the Embassies of Chile and Brazil in the Philippines, together with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, University of Asia & the Pacific, University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, […]

03.12.2012 · Filled under: Contests ·
2012 Paskong Pinoy Christmas Concert

2012 Paskong Pinoy Christmas Concert

The Filipino American community is reminded that the 2012 Paskong Pinoy Christmas Concert will be held this Sunday, December 2, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Pryzbyla Center of the Catholic University of America (620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064). A line-up of the talented choirs and artists are slated to render […]

01.12.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·