Sensational Pop Girl Group, BLUSH, Continues to Gain Mass Attention for “Miss Out” Single & Music Video

Sensational Pop Girl Group, BLUSH, Continues to Gain Mass Attention for “Miss Out” Single & Music Video

Los Angeles, CA – Having released their single and music video for their highly popular, upbeat pop tune, “Miss Out,” on September 6th, international pop group BLUSH continues to impress music lovers worldwide. Within one weekend, the music video hit Most Popular on YouTube and view-counts soared, with the count now at 380,000 and still climbing. […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: International Stars ·
Southern California Edison’s Equipment Being Flown to New York to Assist in Restoration Effort and Damage Repair from Superstorm Sandy

Southern California Edison’s Equipment Being Flown to New York to Assist in Restoration Effort and Damage Repair from Superstorm Sandy

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 — Southern California Edison’s (SCE) equipment is being flown to the New York area today to assist Consolidated Edison Company of New York, known as Con Edison, in repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.  The U.S. Air Force is helping to transport 70-80 SCE vehicles from March Air Force Base in Riverside County. It […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Filipinos in Midwest Brace Themselves for Sandy

Filipinos in Midwest Brace Themselves for Sandy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Filipinos in the storm-ravaged East Coast of the United States begin the long process of recovery, it is now the turn of their kababayans in the Midwest to brace themselves for the passage of one of the most violent storms in American history. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said it continues to […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
First ‘Angry Birds’ theme park announced for Asia

First ‘Angry Birds’ theme park announced for Asia

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – The company behind “Angry Birds” said Wednesday it would open its first theme park in Asia next year at a site near Shanghai as it builds on the brand of the hugely popular game. “Angry Birds Land” will be located in Haining city in China’s Zhejiang province, next to the commercial hub of […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Instagram grabs spotlight for US storm pictures

Instagram grabs spotlight for US storm pictures

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Instagram, the photo-sharing app recently acquired by Facebook, came into the limelight this week as a key source for pictures showing the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Photos of the storm were popping up on many social networks including Twitter and Google+, but Instagram data showed at least 521,000 photos with the hashtag Sandy. […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Apps ·
‘Star Wars’: one of cinema’s most lucrative sagas

‘Star Wars’: one of cinema’s most lucrative sagas

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The “Star Wars” saga, set to be revived from 2015 under new owners Disney, is one of the most lucrative franchises in cinema history, with more than $4. 4 billion in global takings. Only James Bond and Harry Potter can claim bigger box office success: J.K. Rowling’s schoolboy wizard has conjured up […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Film ·
New Webisode 10:Jake Shimabukuro GRAND UKULELE US TOUR 2012

New Webisode 10:Jake Shimabukuro GRAND UKULELE US TOUR 2012

After releasing Jake’s new album “Grand Ukulele” (iTunes World Album No. 1), he is now off to his US tour. His 40+ tour will continue until Dec. “Grand Ukulele Tour 2012″ Nov 2 Raymond F. Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL Nov 3 Plugged-in Pops/R.J. Reynolds – Winston Salem, NC Nov 4 The Birchmere […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Aquino government assures that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the country

Aquino government assures that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the country

The Aquino government assured that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the Philippines, a Palace official said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda issued the statement in a press briefing in Malacanang following the release of the study conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) indicating that hunger […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace reassures rehabilitation work to improve facilities of NAIA- I on-going

Palace reassures rehabilitation work to improve facilities of NAIA- I on-going

Malacañang said on Tuesday that the rehabilitation work to improve the facilities of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), particularly Terminal 1, is ongoing to ensure that the country’s premiere international airport is at par with world standards. In a press briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the government is fully aware of […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cuisia Welcomes GE Plans to Make Smart Grid Technology Banner Project in PH

Cuisia Welcomes GE Plans to Make Smart Grid Technology Banner Project in PH

WASHINGTON D.C.–The Philippine Embassy has welcomed General Electric’s plans to make smart grid technology its banner project for the Philippines, saying this would not only bring down electric costs but would also help make the country more attractive for investments. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. welcomed GE’s plan to introduce smart grid […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Jose Rizal Youth Awards Scheduled for November 17 Nominations Now Being Accepted

Jose Rizal Youth Awards Scheduled for November 17 Nominations Now Being Accepted

WASHINGTON, DC—Now on its 20th year of continuing recognition of Filipino-American students, the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. (PAFC), with the support of the Philippine Embassy, invites the public to submit nominations for the Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards. This annual Award offers recognition to deserving Filipino-American students in the Metropolitan Washington area.   They […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
CAN YOU DISCHARGE TAXES IN BANKRUPTCY ?

CAN YOU DISCHARGE TAXES IN BANKRUPTCY ?

Tax liens can be stripped off in reorganization proceedings (Chapter 13)  to the extent that the lien does not attach to equity in property.  Tax liens can’t be avoided in Chapter 7 on the grounds that they impair exemptions; if the tax is dischargeable in the Chapter 7, the bankruptcy court can determine the amount […]

02.11.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Southern California Edison Sending Crews to Assist  in Restoration Effort and Damage Repair from Hurricane Sandy

Southern California Edison Sending Crews to Assist in Restoration Effort and Damage Repair from Hurricane Sandy

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 — Southern California Edison (SCE) will send about 170 employees and contractors to Consolidated Edison Company of New York, known as Con Edison, to help repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.  “During natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, it is vital to provide whatever assistance we can to fellow utilities to help get the power […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF ABS-CBN INTERNATIONAL ON ABS-CBN STARKARGO’S INCLUSION IN DTI’s ADVISORY ON “BLACKLISTED FORWARDERS”

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF ABS-CBN INTERNATIONAL ON ABS-CBN STARKARGO’S INCLUSION IN DTI’s ADVISORY ON “BLACKLISTED FORWARDERS”

(Redwood City, October 23, 2012)  ABS-CBN International categorically takes exception to the inclusion of ABS-CBN StarKargo among the “blacklisted foreign principals and consolidators abroad due to reports of undelivered packages and other violations under Philippine Shippers Bureau (“PSB”) Administrative Order No. 6 series or the Revised Rules on Freight Forwarding” (the ” PSB Order”) as […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Jazz at Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center Open for Bayanihan Shows

Jazz at Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center Open for Bayanihan Shows

The Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center will be open for the performances of the Bayanihan National Dance Company. The venues were temporarily closed due to the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.  The Kennedy Center opened at noon today, while the Jazz at Lincoln Center will reopen tomorrow. The Bayanihan will perform at the […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Reclusive Judyth Vary Baker, lover of Lee Harvey Oswald, to make rare appearance at San Fransisco’s Roxy Theater on anniversary of JFK shooting

Reclusive Judyth Vary Baker, lover of Lee Harvey Oswald, to make rare appearance at San Fransisco’s Roxy Theater on anniversary of JFK shooting

Says Lee Harvey Oswald is not lone assassin What:         JFK Assassination 49 Years Later When:        Nov. 22,  4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Where:       Roxy Theater, San Francisco, 3117 16th St. Contact:     Jason Dove (443) 622-8845 Join a panel of leading experts on the Anniversary of the Assassination of America’s 35th President to hear […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Hurricane Sandy survivors post photos of their ‘storm meals’

Hurricane Sandy survivors post photos of their ‘storm meals’

(Relaxnews) – Victims of Hurricane Sandy have been cleaning out their fridges, getting creative with their leftovers and posting their storm and post-storm meals on photo-sharing sites like Instagram. Viral trend-tracking site BuzzFeed has curated dozens of #stormfood images from Instagram and Extragram,where users are uploading pics of their hurricane-themed meals like a ‘meat cyclone’snack made with cold […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Offbeat ·
New York subway silence may linger

New York subway silence may linger

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The famous rattle and roar of New York City subway cars barreling into underground stations fell quiet in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and no one is sure when the system will be back to normal. On Wednesday afternoon, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced “limited” service would resume on Thursday, four […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Star Magic 20th Anniversary US Tour

Star Magic 20th Anniversary US Tour

THE STAR MAGIC BIDA Boys arrived last Monday, Oct. 29, from their gig in Las Vegas in time for their participation in Star Magic 20th Anniversary US Tour on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the  Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The concert is also presented by Mac Donald (I’m Lovin’ It); Western Union (moving money […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Xian says he supports ‘Kimerald’ reunion

Xian says he supports ‘Kimerald’ reunion

MANILA (Mabuhay)– While denying that he and Kim Chiu are now officially a couple, Xian Lim said he remains supportive of the actress’ team-up with her former boyfriend Gerald Anderson. Lim spoke to reporters about the reunion project of Chiu and Anderson in Star Cinema’s “24/7 In Love,” which is set to hit theaters nationwide […]

01.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·