Adidas signs Selena Gomez as NEO style icon

Adidas signs Selena Gomez as NEO style icon

(Relaxnews) – Adidas’s youth-oriented NEO line has signed singer and actress Selena Gomez as a global ambassador. Twenty-year-old Selena Gomez was announced in Los Angeles Tuesday as the face of NEO, and is set to appear over the next three years in a series of print, digital, retail, and outdoor campaigns. In the new NEO […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Holiday happenings at Eagle Rock Plaza

Holiday happenings at Eagle Rock Plaza

Los Angeles, California, November 20, 2012 – The holiday season has arrived at Eagle Rock Plaza.  Shoppers are invited to celebrate the return of Santa, enjoy holiday happy hour sales and more. Santa Arrival: Friday, November 23rd, 12 pm Join us in Center Court as we welcome Santa back to the Plaza!  Santa will be […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Holidays ·
PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

WASHINGTON, DC. – Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. called on forty-three outstanding Filipino American students to use their talents and take part in activities that promote the interests of their communities and the Philippines.  This was among the challenges posed by the Ambassador in his remarks during the 2012 Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards held […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Applications for Teach for the Philippines Initiative to Close on December 2

Applications for Teach for the Philippines Initiative to Close on December 2

WASHINGTON, DC.  The deadline for the submission of applications for the Top Ten pioneers who will commit to two years of teaching in under-resourced schools in the Philippines is just two weeks away. Two participants of the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP) – Angela Lagdameo and Michael Vea – are leading the search for […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Rent ‘Scarface’ villa for the holiday

Rent ‘Scarface’ villa for the holiday

(Relaxnews) – The iconic Californian villa where Brian de Palma shot Scarface is available to rent, for $10,000 a week or $30,000 a month. Fans of legendary Cuban-American gangster Tony Montana, portrayed by Al Pacino in the 1983 movie, will be able to make the most of El Fureidis villa. Located in Coral Gables, Florida in the film, […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Photos ·
Four young actors caught in Spidey’s web for Harry Osborn role

Four young actors caught in Spidey’s web for Harry Osborn role

(Relaxnews) – Sony Pictures is reportedly eyeing three Brits and one American for the role of Harry Osborn in the forthcoming sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, scheduled to hit theaters in May 2014. Who will succeed James Franco as Harry Osborn, Peter Parker’s best friend and offspring of the Green Goblin? According to The Hollywood Reporter, British […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
‘Bluster’ becomes Dictionary.com’s 2012 Word of the Year

‘Bluster’ becomes Dictionary.com’s 2012 Word of the Year

(Relaxnews) – Online reference tool Dictionary.com has picked “bluster” as 2012 Word of the Year for its applicability to events in the political, economic and meteorological spheres. “In Old English ‘bluster’ meant ‘to wander or stray,’ and today it has a few, closely related meanings. It means both ‘to roar and be tumultuous, as wind’ […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Books ·
Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — Singer Gary Valenciano’s latest album titled “Gary V Sings Just For You” started as a Christmas gift to his wife, talent manager Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano. Released by Universal Record, the album, which took six months to complete, is Valenciano’s special gift to his wife. The singer said he originally recorded the […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Three of four Filipinos who were seriously burned in the explosion and fire that struck the offshore oil platform they were working on in the Gulf of Mexico remain in guarded condition four days after the incident left one Filipino dead and another still missing. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. made the disclosure […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

By DAVID CASUCO Exclusive to Mabuhay News Servce LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) -– Philippines ice skating phenom Michael Christian Martinez landed back-to-back triple axels in a near flawless free skate program en route to a gold medal finish at the International Staking Union (ISU)-sanctioned 13th Crystal Skate held last week in Brasov, Romania. The […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and South Korea must work together to fight human trafficking in order to ensure the welfare of migrant workers. “I urge ASEAN and the Republic of Korea to enhance efforts to combat trafficking in persons, particularly […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – The government’s effort of a log ban in the country has redounded to a reduction of illegal logging “hotspots” to 31 from 197, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said. In a statement, Paje said different policies have resulted in an increase in forest cover. “We are making progress in expanding the […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

By Martin Abbugao PHNOM PENH, Nov 19, 2012 (AFP) – Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped to present a united front […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a bilateral meeting on Sunday at the Sofitel Phnom Penh where both committed for stronger cooperation to address current challenges. The two leaders acknowledged that the Philippines and India can “learn from each other’s challenges” as […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Govt workers to start getting 2nd half of bonus

Govt workers to start getting 2nd half of bonus

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) – Government workers will start receiving the remaining half of their year-end bonuses. The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said a government employee is entitled to receive a year-end bonus equivalent to one-month basic salary and a cash gift of P5,000. The first half of their year-end bonus was released […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Research looks at how the modern American family has changed

Research looks at how the modern American family has changed

(Relaxnews) – A new study has classified the modern American family into four tidy categories, defined by either religious beliefs, progressive and liberal attitudes, disengaged parenting and making sacrifices. For their study, researchers from the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture analyzed the results of online surveys filled out by 3,000 parents […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Home & Garden ·
‘Usain Bolt’ Nissan GT-R auctioned for charity

‘Usain Bolt’ Nissan GT-R auctioned for charity

(Relaxnews) – A special one-off ‘Bolt Gold’ edition of Nissan’s flagship supercar will be sold to the highest bidder on eBay Motors. The car, complete with unique gold paint job and Usain Bolt interior gold plaque bearing the 100 meters star’s autograph, is being auctioned to raise funds for the Usain Bolt Foundation, a charitable […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Harvest Smiles with Thanksgiving-Inspired Treats

Harvest Smiles with Thanksgiving-Inspired Treats

Autumn Spice Stencil Cake (Family Features) With autumn comes cooler temperatures, colorful leaves and the beginning of the holiday season. The food crafting experts at Wilton Enterprises have festive ideas to transform typical Thanksgiving desserts into unique creations. Start by adding a special touch to a basic spice cake using Autumn Cupcake and Cookie Stencils. […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Thanksgiving ·
2012 Paskong Pinoy to be held on December 2 at Catholic University

2012 Paskong Pinoy to be held on December 2 at Catholic University

The annual Paskong Pinoy Christmas concert has been scheduled on Sunday, December 2, 2012, 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). The festive event is staged as a celebration of the holiday season with the Filipino American community and […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Christmas ·
CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

Los Angeles, 19 November 2012 – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega attended the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony of Island Pacific Supermarket, Rancho Cucamonga Branch held on 16 November 2012. In her message, the Consul General said that she considers the opening of the Rancho Cucamonga branch a milestone as this is the first […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·