Purisima Tells Washington Confab: Sick Man of Asia on Road to Recovery

Purisima Tells Washington Confab: Sick Man of Asia on Road to Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima finished his presentation on the performance of the Philippine economy at a conference here earlier this week, the predominantly American audience was convinced that the ‘sick man of Asia’ is finally on the road to recovery, the Philippine Embassy reported today. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘Busong’ Wins Grand Prize at National Geographic Filmfest

‘Busong’ Wins Grand Prize at National Geographic Filmfest

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Busong,” a critically-acclaimed Filipino independent film on the vanishing Palawan tribe in the Philippines, won the grand prize in the National Geographic Society’s All Roads Film Festival here. The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. said “Busong” (“Palawan Fate”), directed by Aureus Solito, bested 25 other indigenous film entries from all over the world to […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Teens who use mobiles after ‘lights out’ may struggle with sleep, depression

Teens who use mobiles after ‘lights out’ may struggle with sleep, depression

(Relaxnews) – A new Japanese study finds that teens who use their mobile phones late at night may have an increased risk for not only sleep deprivation but also mental health issues. Published in the October issue of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, researchers found a link between teens who used mobile phones after they went […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
NTC warns telcos with poor services

NTC warns telcos with poor services

MANILA  (Mabuhay)– Inefficient cellular phone networks may be prohibited from having more subscribers if they fail to step up in the later part of this year, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba told the Senate finance committee on Tuesday that the agency is studying the possibility of penalizing networks that […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
JM says he’s moved on from Jessy

JM says he’s moved on from Jessy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — After admitting his feelings for actress Jessy Mendiola on national television, actor JM de Guzman said moving on from his aborted romance has been rather easy. “Kahit sino naman kaya ‘yun,” de Guzman told reporters when asked if he has moved on from his then-blooming relationship with Mendiola. In August, de Guzman […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Rayver approves Gerald-Cristine project

Rayver approves Gerald-Cristine project

Actor Rayver Cruz cleared speculations that he is jealous now that his girlfriend Cristine Reyes is set to do a television series with actor Gerald Anderson. Cruz stressed that he is excited about Reyes’ newest project and leading man. “Sinabi nga sa akin at excited ako excited ako sa pagsasamahan nilang dalawa,” Cruz said. In […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Enchong ready to unfold ‘new’ image

Enchong ready to unfold ‘new’ image

Kapamilya heartthrob Enchong Dee is ready to go daring. “I think [I’m ready],” Dee said when asked if he is now willing to “shed [his] good boy image.” Since he joined showbiz in 2007, Dee has become one of the most sought-after leading men of his generation, but has mostly been identified with “good guy” […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Andi ‘scared’ of filming daring scenes

Andi ‘scared’ of filming daring scenes

Her latest big screen outing marks a number of firsts for young actress Andi Eigenmann – among them the “scary” kissing scenes. “Even if it was hard, I knew I wanted to do it. Nakakatatakot talaga, pero go lang,” Eigenmann said on the sidelines of the filming for “A Secret Affair”. “Pero normal na mahihirapan […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Sarah Jessica Parker guest stars as Vogue editor in ‘Glee’

Sarah Jessica Parker guest stars as Vogue editor in ‘Glee’

(Relaxnews) – From Carrie to Condé – Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker will take a cameo role as the online editor of the esteemed fashion publicationVogue in an episode of Glee, airing on US’s Fox network. Sarah Jessica Parker is certainly no stranger to primetime TV audiences. After having spent nearly ten years in the role […]

30.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Teaser: Pierce Brosnan talks about challenges of portraying James Bond

Teaser: Pierce Brosnan talks about challenges of portraying James Bond

(Relaxnews) – In the first glimpse of upcoming Bond documentary Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, Pierce Brosnan shares previously untold details about his first experiences in the British spy’s tux. When he was propelled into the saga in 1995 to star in GoldenEye, Pierce Brosnan had butterflies in his stomach when the time came […]

29.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Mini-counseling sessions could help risky drinkers

Mini-counseling sessions could help risky drinkers

(Relaxnews) – For people who consume too much alcohol, multiple short counseling sessions of 10 to 15 minutes with their doctor can curb their risks, a US task force reports this week. As reported by National Public Radio (NPR), the US Preventive Services Task Force report claims that patients who had multiple mini-counseling sessions with […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Gloria Molina and Thousands to Attend Celebration of Completed  Grand Park with L.A.’s First-Ever Vertical Dance  Hundreds of Feet High on City Hall Exterior

Gloria Molina and Thousands to Attend Celebration of Completed Grand Park with L.A.’s First-Ever Vertical Dance Hundreds of Feet High on City Hall Exterior

WHAT:                 A series of free public programs that will cascade along four city blocks to mark the completion and official grand opening of Los Angeles County’s Grand Park http://www.grandparkla.org located in downtown Los Angeles. The celebration culminates with the first Los Angeles appearance by international aerial movement pioneer, Bandaloop, who will perform a large-scale vertical dance suspended hundreds […]

28.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
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 ·