Time Warner Cable announces new Triple Play Packages with global calling – allowing customers to call around the world for 1¢ per minute

Time Warner Cable announces new Triple Play Packages with global calling – allowing customers to call around the world for 1¢ per minute

Los Angeles, CA – November 20, 2012 – Time Warner Cable today announced the launch of its first ever Triple Play Package with the Global Penny Phone Plan that features calling to land-line phones in over 40 countries worldwide for as little as one penny per minute and competitive rates to other parts of the […]

29.11.2012 · Filled under: Discounts, Services ·
Cate Blanchett in talks to be Cinderella’s stepmother on the big screen

Cate Blanchett in talks to be Cinderella’s stepmother on the big screen

(Relaxnews) – Disney has chosen Australian actress Cate Blanchett to star in a modernized version of the famous fairy tale Cinderella, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie will be directed by Mark Romanek, a music video director who has built a solid reputation with movies like Photo Obsession (2002) and Never Let Me Go (2010). The modern take on Cinderella will […]

29.11.2012 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan mobile phone will monitor skin condition

Japan mobile phone will monitor skin condition

(TOKYO-AFP) – A mobile phone that monitors the user’s skin condition, checking for blemishes and colour, was unveiled in beauty-conscious Japan on Thursday. The “Hada Memori” (skin memory) programme allows women to keep tabs on their complexion and track changes over time by storing records in the cloud. Users can also share their data through […]

29.11.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Science & Technology ·
Aquino orders probe on LP’s Ampatuan bets

Aquino orders probe on LP’s Ampatuan bets

MANILA, Nov 26 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino has ordered top Liberal Party (LP) leaders to investigate reports that some Ampatuan clan members are running for office under the LP. Budget Secretary Butch Abad said he, Transport Secretary Jun Abaya and Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas received the orders from the President. The budget […]

28.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino ignores call to quit smoking

Aquino ignores call to quit smoking

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino will not quit smoking despite the country’s top medical body publicly appealing for him to lead by example and kick the habit, his spokesman said Saturday. The Philippine Medical Association called on Aquino to give up after noticing his frequent coughing, spokesman Edwin Lacierda told government radio. But […]

28.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Director Celso Ad Castillo dies

Director Celso Ad Castillo dies

Acclaimed director, screenwriter and actor Celso Ad Castillo, whose sex-themed works and period pieces have earned him the tag “enfant terrible” of Philippine cinema, died of a heart attack at his home in Siniloan, Laguna. He was 69. Castillo’s brother John said the director of the films “Burlesk Queen” and “Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara,” […]

28.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
John Lloyd Cruz, Angelica Panganiban go soul searching in ‘24/7 In Love’

John Lloyd Cruz, Angelica Panganiban go soul searching in ‘24/7 In Love’

Love is the fruit of hard labor and is at the heart of a very special episode in Star Cinema’s offering in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Star Magic, 24/7 In Love. Revenge is what Verna (Angelica Panganiban) wanted upon learning about the infidelity of her husband. With hopes of restoring herself, she goes to Vietnam […]

28.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
BONIFACIO DAY CELEBRATION AND BOOK-LAUNCHING OF FAITH AND STRUGGLE ON SMOKEY MOUNTAIN

BONIFACIO DAY CELEBRATION AND BOOK-LAUNCHING OF FAITH AND STRUGGLE ON SMOKEY MOUNTAIN

Los Angeles, 27 November 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, in cooperation with the Philippine Heritage Institute International (PHII) and the Philippine Expressions Bookshop (PEB), hosted a reception on 26 November 2012 at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate General to commemorate the 149th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio and the book launching of Faith and Struggle on […]

27.11.2012 · Filled under: Books ·
Malacanang welcomes reports ranking the Philippines 87th among 141 countries in Forbes ‘Best Countries for Business List’

Malacanang welcomes reports ranking the Philippines 87th among 141 countries in Forbes ‘Best Countries for Business List’

  The Aquino government welcomed reports that the Philippines placed 87th among 141 countries in the Forbes’ Best Countries for Business List, ahead of China and India, a Palace official said on Tuesday. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail said during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Tuesday that the Forbes listing is a positive indicator […]

27.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
China conducts first landing on aircraft carrier

China conducts first landing on aircraft carrier

By Robert Saiget BEIJING, Nov 25, 2012 (AFP) – China has conducted the first landing of a fighter jet on its new aircraft carrier in a move that extends Beijing’s ability to project its growing military might in territorial disputes. The Chinese-made J-15 made the successful landing on the Liaoning, a former Soviet carrier, during […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Police arrest another Maguindanao massacre suspect

Police arrest another Maguindanao massacre suspect

MANILA, Nov 25, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine police said Sunday they had arrested a former employee of a powerful clan blamed for the murders of 58 people in 2009, the country’s worst political massacre. Bong Andal did not resist when he was detained in the southern town of Midsayap Saturday, making him the 106th suspect […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US diplomat’s husband murdered in PHL

US diplomat’s husband murdered in PHL

MANILA, Nov 26, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine police said they had charged four men Monday over the stabbing death of a US diplomat’s husband during a brawl just outside an exclusive compound in the nation’s capital. The father of three was walking into the compound early on Saturday morning when he saw security guards at […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Southeast Asia in Southern California: Events Calendar

Southeast Asia in Southern California: Events Calendar

Presentations, Conferences, Performances, Festivals, and More… (Exhibitions Below) Monday, November 26, 2012 Faith and Struggle on Smokey Mountain: Hope for a Planet in Peril (Philippines) 6:00 pm The Philippine Consulate General 3600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500 Los Angeles, CA 90010 Free and Open to the public. Limited Seating. RSVP required by Nov. 24, 2012 to […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Art, Books ·
Resorts World Manila introduces the Grand Fiesta 2012 to welcome the holiday season.

Resorts World Manila introduces the Grand Fiesta 2012 to welcome the holiday season.

Pasay City, Philippines, 23 November 2012 – Bigger, brighter and better than ever,Resorts World Manila welcomes the holiday season with Grand Fiesta 2012, a month-long Christmas celebration inspired by the country’s legendary passion for revelry and good cheer. Grand Fiesta 2012 aims to give guests a glimpse of world renowned Filipino culture and warmth, and encourage them to […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Christmas ·
REMEMBERING THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE VICTIMS

REMEMBERING THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE VICTIMS

Los Angeles, 23 November 2012 – The Filipino American Press Club of California (FAPCC) and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-U.S. Chapter (NUJP-US Chapter) invited officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles to a forum to remember the victims of the infamous 23 November 2009 Maguindanao Massacre, where 32 of the 58 victims […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Robredo to receive highest PHL award 100 days after death

Robredo to receive highest PHL award 100 days after death

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – The late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo will be awarded the Quezon Service Cross, the highest award the Philippines can bestow on Filipinos, 100 days after his death. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the award will be bestowed on Monday in Malacañang, 100 days after Robredo died in a plane crash […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY CREDIT?

WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY CREDIT?

Many people considering bankruptcy ask the very predictable question “Will this effect my credit, and if so, for how long”. In certain situations, the question is a little late, since they have already blown their credit to bits, with late payments and charge-offs. In some instances, a bankruptcy can be quite beneficial to a credit […]

26.11.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Microsoft is developing its own augmented reality headset

Microsoft is developing its own augmented reality headset

(Relaxnews) – Patent filings by Microsoft describe high-tech glasses that could be a direct competitor to Google’s much lauded Google Glass headsets. In the patent application, which dates back to May 2011 but was officially published Thursday, Microsoft describes a head-mounted display that can annotate and present extra information about the event a wearer is […]

25.11.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Music agenda: ‘Girl On Fire’ drops, Stones entertain London

Music agenda: ‘Girl On Fire’ drops, Stones entertain London

(Relaxnews) – American singer songwriter Alicia Keys is set to release her fifth studio album, titled Girl on Fire in late November and the Rolling Stones round off the month with two gigs at London’s 02 Arena. December sees the release of Ke$ha’s Warrior and Bruno Mars drops Unorthodox Jukebox. Alicia Keys: ‘Girl On Fire’  November 26/27 UK/USA American singer […]

25.11.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
What is Jean Paul Gaultier bringing the naughty this Christmas?

What is Jean Paul Gaultier bringing the naughty this Christmas?

(Relaxnews) – For the holiday season, famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier has launched a website named The Naughty Christmas. This quirky website is designed for fashionistas and fans who have been naughty this year. The website features a giant Xmas calendar with little windows located inside Jean Paul Gaultier’s coat. By clicking on one of the […]

25.11.2012 · Filled under: Christmas ·