De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Justice Secretary Leila de Lima will recommend the creation of a high-level interagency task force that would focus on ‘cold cases’ of extra-judicial killings as part of the steps the Philippine Government will be taking to further improve the country’s human rights record, the Philippine Embassy said today. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
CAN I BORROW SOME MORE….?

CAN I BORROW SOME MORE….?

Our client sat down and sighed deeply. He had a  plastic bag  which he emptied on the desk. Ï just don’t know what to do”he said. Ï’ve tried to borrow money to pay off these debts, but the banks keep turning me down”.  He was interested in getting an unsecured debt consolidation loan, to pay […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Top-viewed food-related videos this week: Big Macs in a blanket

Top-viewed food-related videos this week: Big Macs in a blanket

(Relaxnews) – Top food-related videos this week ranged from a puff pastry filled with 42 Big Macs, a stop-motion animation using pie dough, and a tale of nutritional woe on eating soup and salad at chain restaurants. Here are the top viewed food-related videos on YouTube as of 9:30 am GMT, September 27. Fastfood Wellington […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Filipino American History Month Art exhibit spotlights Filipino American roots

Filipino American History Month Art exhibit spotlights Filipino American roots

LOS ANGELES – A dozen of Southern California’s top Filipino American artists will feature some of their best creations at the Los Angeles City Hall’s Bridge Gallery East from Oct. 2 to 26 in an exhibit titled, “UGAT: Filipino American Roots.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of Filipino American History Month organized by […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Del Rosario Underscores Need for Rules-Based Approach to Resolve West Philippine Sea Issue

Del Rosario Underscores Need for Rules-Based Approach to Resolve West Philippine Sea Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario today again underscored the need for a rules-based approach in resolving the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea, saying this is the only legitimate and viable way to address the issue. “The West Philippine Sea remains a focus of concern for the Philippines, for the region […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ipagdiwang ang Harvest Moon Festival na may Fiat 500C, pera at mooncake na ipamimigay sa Pechanga Resort & Casino

Ipagdiwang ang Harvest Moon Festival na may Fiat 500C, pera at mooncake na ipamimigay sa Pechanga Resort & Casino

Sa selebrasyon ng Harvest Moon Festival, iniimbitahan kayo ng Pechanga Resort & Casino na sumali sa promosyon ng “Table Games Prize Drawing.” Mula ngayon hanngang Setyembre 28, sa bawat “Dragon Bet hand” sa EZ Baccarat, ang mga manlalaro na kasali ay makakakuha ng tiket para sa bolahan.  Heto pa, sa bawat “Straight” o “Flush hand” […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Promotions ·
HIROSHIMA to headline the 15th Annual Benefit Concert

HIROSHIMA to headline the 15th Annual Benefit Concert

Presented by Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M) on Sunday, October, 7, 2012 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Vibrant, eclectic and truly original, the 2010 Grammy-nominated HIROSHIMA creates a musical world all its own featuring the luscious sound of June Kuramoto’s koto, the thunder of taiko, and the interwoven fabrics of Jazz, […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Photoshop Elements jumps on the filter bandwagon

Photoshop Elements jumps on the filter bandwagon

(Relaxnews) – The latest version of popular photo-editing software Photoshop Elements 11 adds brand new filters in the wake of the Instagram craze that has taken over the app world. Photoshop Elements is a mainstream and more affordable version of Adobe’s popular software. Its latest iteration sports a redesigned user interface, better object selection, geolocalization […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Watch the trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’

Watch the trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’

(Relaxnews) – The trailer for the first Hollywood movie from the Korean director behindOldboy, Park Chan-wook, places Mia Wasikowska and Nicole Kidman in a disturbing love triangle. Skeletons in the closet, incestuous relationships and graphic violence permeate the works of Park Chan-wook, and the new trailer for Stoker indicates he didn’t change his tune for Hollywood. The […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Bianca on John: I hope we stay friends

Bianca on John: I hope we stay friends

FORMER beauty queen Bianca Manalo hopes to remain friends with ex-boyfriend John Prats. Bianca wishes that the next time they see each other, they’ll be more “civil” because they shared too many good memories together. The television host also pointed out that there’s a chance for ex-couples to be friends as, she said, she’s still […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
‘Fernando Jose’ of ‘Rosalinda’ joins Viva

‘Fernando Jose’ of ‘Rosalinda’ joins Viva

The leading man of Mexican superstar Thalia in the hit series “Rosalinda” has joined the stable of talents of local entertainment production company Viva. Venezeluan actor Fernando Carrillo has signed as a contract artist of Viva Artists Agency, the talent management arm of the Philippine entertainment company, according to a report from the Manila Bulletin. […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Fitness guru Jillian Michaels launches class at Crunch Gyms

Fitness guru Jillian Michaels launches class at Crunch Gyms

(Relaxnews) – If DVDs, television shows and best-selling books weren’t enough, famed American fitness trainer Jillian Michaels is expanding her empire to a new series of group classes dubbed BodyShred, which just launched at Crunch gyms in the US. The class is a fast-paced 30-minute workout that offers “a scientific, metabolic training approach to achieve a strong, […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Len Wiseman to shoot remake of ‘The Mummy’

Len Wiseman to shoot remake of ‘The Mummy’

(Relaxnews) – Universal went for Len Wiseman, the director of the Total Recall remake, to bring The Mummy back into theaters, according to Deadline.com. The founder of the Underworld saga, which focuses on the age-old battle between vampires and werewolves, is set to shoot another remake of The Mummy. Jon Spaits, who was involved in the scriptwriting for Prometheus, is working on the script […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Saying the Philippines has nothing to hide, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima today met with human rights watchdogs in the United States and assured them that the Aquino Government is taking concrete steps to address cases of extra judicial killings and other human rights violations brought to its attention. In its report to […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Sarah Geronimo serenades Pechanga

Sarah Geronimo serenades Pechanga

Pechanga Resort and Casino is home to a wide spectrum of world-class entertainment and gaming experiences. Recently, the Filipino actress and singer Sarah Geronimo displayed her talents in Pechanga’s concert venue, wowing her American fan base with two remarkable shows at the Pechanga Theater on September 7th. Geronimo is currently one of the most prolific […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Crooner Andy Williams, of ‘Moon River’ fame, dies

Crooner Andy Williams, of ‘Moon River’ fame, dies

(CHICAGO-AFP) – American crooner Andy Williams, whose string of hits like “Moon River” and annual Christmas TV shows made him a national treasure, has died aged 84 after losing his battle with cancer. Wildly popular in the 1960′s, with 18 gold and three platinum records to his name, the clean-cut master of easy listening and […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Chinese guests prefer Hyatt and Marriott hotels while Japanese favor Ritz-Carlton

Chinese guests prefer Hyatt and Marriott hotels while Japanese favor Ritz-Carlton

(Relaxnews) – Wealthy Chinese travelers prefer to stay at the Hyatt and Marriott chains of hotels, reported hospitality news website 4hoteliers Monday. This was one of the findings of the new Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI) survey carried out by New York-based wealth research firm Luxury Institute, which asked affluent Chinese and Japanese travelers to […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
PHL gives cold storage project P259-M tax break

PHL gives cold storage project P259-M tax break

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – For helping promote higher productivity in the agriculture sector, Occidental Mindoro-based Weal Builders Inc. is getting up to P259 million in tax incentives from government. Weal Builders is putting up a cold storage facility for onions and other farm produce, which is expected to start commercial operations in March 2013. “The project […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Deputy Ombudsman linked to hostage crisis to be reinstated

Deputy Ombudsman linked to hostage crisis to be reinstated

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a high-ranking official of the Office of the Ombudsman linked to bribery charges leading to the bus hostage crisis on August 23, 2010. In a decision penned by Associate Justice Estelita-Perlas Bernabe, the full court ordered the reinstatement of Deputy Ombudsman Emilio […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Manila’s ‘secret marshals’ to fight holdup men

Manila’s ‘secret marshals’ to fight holdup men

MANILA, Sept 21, 2012 (AFP) – Plain clothes “secret marshals” have been deployed on public transport in Manila with orders to shoot down armed robbers in a crackdown against violent crime, the city’s newly appointed police chief said Friday. In a message to armed criminals who victimise bus and public transport users, Chief Superintendent Leonardo […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·