E-Passport Appointment Schedule for Consular Outreach in Buford, Georgia Closed

E-Passport Appointment Schedule for Consular Outreach in Buford, Georgia Closed

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. wishes to announce that the appointment schedule for electronic-Passport applications at the Consular Outreach Mission to be held in Buford, Georgia on 03 November 2012 has been closed. The Embassy can no longer accept requests for appointment as it has already reached the maximum number of passport applicants it […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ambassador Cuisia’s Visit to Utah and Nevada

Ambassador Cuisia’s Visit to Utah and Nevada

MORMON MISSIONARIES. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. talks to missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who will be assigned to the Philippines during the envoy’s recent visit to the Missionary Training Center in Salt Lake City. During his visit, Ambassador Cuisia also met with church officials where he discussed recent developments […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
A power nap may be a productive time for your brain: study

A power nap may be a productive time for your brain: study

(Relaxnews) – New research supports the fine art of the power nap, in that may be able to help your mind focus, classify data, form new memories, and clean out junk it doesn’t need. In a small study presented Wednesday at an annual meeting of neuroscientists, researchers found that when subjects rested, the two sides […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Paranormal Activity 4′ takes global box office by storm

‘Paranormal Activity 4′ takes global box office by storm

(Relaxnews) – The fourth chapter of Paranormal Activity has dislodged Taken 2 from the top of the global box office. Despite being currently screened in half the number of countries playing Taken 2, the horror flick netted $56.7M globally, according to Rentrak. Taken 2, starring Liam Neeson, is still going strong, however, after adding $36.9M to its coffers, which brings its […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
BB Gandanghari wants to find lifetime partner

BB Gandanghari wants to find lifetime partner

Six years after admitting that he is gay, actor Rustom Padilla, who is now known as BB Gandanghari, said he is still looking for a partner to grow old with. Gandanghari said he still believes in finding a lifetime partner who will appreciate him for who he really is. “Of course, in the end, I […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Juday’s new teleserye pushed back to next year

Juday’s new teleserye pushed back to next year

The debut of “Against All Odds,” the upcoming television series of actress Judy Ann Santos, has been pushed back to next year. But Santos clarified that she does not feel bad about the delay. “Against All Odds” was originally scheduled to start airing this month. “Actually masaya kami sa set, kalmado lang very relaxed,” she […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
World Bank, businessmen hail PHL-MILF peace plan

World Bank, businessmen hail PHL-MILF peace plan

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) – The World Bank and business groups on Monday hailed the signing of the framework agreement by President Benigno Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). The World Bank said the agreement is an important step, but more work is needed to be done to turn it into a final […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malaysia pledges investments in PHL

Malaysia pledges investments in PHL

MANILA, Oct 15, 2012 (AFP) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged Monday to support economic development in the conflict-wracked and impoverished southern Philippines after helping to broker a peace plan with Muslim rebels. Philippine President Benigno Aquino met Najib for one-on-one talks ahead of the planned signing of the peace roadmap with the Moro […]

22.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Much-talked-about dieting bot set to hit US market

Much-talked-about dieting bot set to hit US market

(Relaxnews) – Sure, you can use your mobile phone to track your health and fitness goals, but communicating with a robot may make for a better emotional bonding experience to keep you engaged and held accountable — at least that’s the theory behind Autom, the robot designed for dieters. The brainchild of Cory Kidd, a […]

21.10.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
BAYANIHAN

BAYANIHAN

Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Ambassador John Maisto, President of the US-Philippines Society, announce the upcoming performances of the Bayanihan before members of the press and leaders of Filipino-American associations during a briefing held at the Philippine Embassy on 15 October 2012. The Bayanihan National Folk Dance Company will be performing at the Lincoln […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Memorial

Members of the Filipino-American Veterans of Hampton Roads carry the United States and Virginia State colors during dedication ceremonies for the new Visitor’s Center of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, on 13 October 2012. The MacArthur Memorial is a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
How much is too much? Small study examines pre-bed gaming and sleep

How much is too much? Small study examines pre-bed gaming and sleep

(Relaxnews) – A small new study has found that video game-playing teens were able to get a good night’s rest as long as they played no more than 60 minutes immediately before bedtime. A team from Flinders University in Australia found that prolonged video game playing — around 150 minutes — right before bedtime caused […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘I Dare You’ returns with Robi Domingo

‘I Dare You’ returns with Robi Domingo

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — Actor-host Robi Domingo is now part of the second season of the ABS-CBN reality TV series “I Dare You.” “Ngayon I’m handling a show which is entitled ‘I Dare You Season 2.’ Babalik na siya,” Domingo said. When “I Dare You” debuted last year, the reality show was hosted by […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
John Lloyd reveals affair with older woman

John Lloyd reveals affair with older woman

Actor John Lloyd revealed that he once had a relationship with an older woman who was already committed to someone else. Cruz said the affair happened when he was in his early 20s. He also refused to identify the woman. “Parang pumayag ako na, sige… kahit No. 2, okey na ako, magse-settle ako. I was […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
US embassy launches campaign vs visa scams

US embassy launches campaign vs visa scams

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — The US Embassy in Manila has kicked off a new campaign to prevent visa applicants from being victimized by scammers. The campaign’s theme, “Walang Sikreto” (No Secret), is a public service project that encourages all visa applicants to be honest in their visa applications. It also aims to debunk popular […]

19.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jessy Mendiola has no time for love

Jessy Mendiola has no time for love

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — Actress Jessy Mendiola said she has no time for love as she is currently busy with work. Mendiola said her priority at the moment is her career. “Naku parang mamatay na ako kapag pinagsabay ko pa ang love,” she said. “Trabaho talaga (ang priority). Sobrang dami kong pasasalamt sa management […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Adidas dubs Justin Bieber its official ‘style icon’

Adidas dubs Justin Bieber its official ‘style icon’

(Relaxnews) – After signing on stars such as Katy Perry and David Beckham, Adidas announced on Wednesday that the company has appointed pop star Justin Bieber as its “style icon,” at least for the duration of a two-year partnership through 2014. Bieber is in charge of inspiring his legions of fans with the brand’s teen look by […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Tom Cruise takes lead in another sci-fi film

Tom Cruise takes lead in another sci-fi film

(Relaxnews) – Following up on Oblivion and All You Need is Kill, Tom Cruise has accepted a role in a sci-fi movie titled Our Name Is Adam, reveals Variety. Cruise is now officially tied to the project written by T.S. Nowlin. Our Name Is Adam, the plot of which is being kept secret, will also benefit from the involvement of Mary […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Do beautiful women have more socially desirable personalities?

Do beautiful women have more socially desirable personalities?

(Relaxnews) – Beautiful women are often thought to be more social, successful, and well-adjusted than their less attractive counterparts. But a new study announced Monday finds that attractive women are more likely to have some not-so-pretty values, such as favoring social conformity and self-promotion over tolerance. Researchers from the Open University of Israel and the […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ronaldo Valdez almost rejected ‘The Mistress’

Ronaldo Valdez almost rejected ‘The Mistress’

MANILA, Oct 16 (mabuhay) — Veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez almost did not accept the role of Bea Alonzo’s benefactor in the blockbuster hit “The Mistress.” Valdez said that with his busy schedule, he almost passed up on the chance to play Rico, the older married man who has a mistress played by Alonzo. “Nagdalawang isip […]

17.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·