Cayetano wants Senate to vote on RH Bill

Cayetano wants Senate to vote on RH Bill

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – Both sides of the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill debate are poised for another showdown this week at the House of Representatives. RH proponents hope to get the House leadership to force a vote on several amendments that were recently proposed in a compromise version. One of the authors of the […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino discusses labor, trade with Canadian PM Harper

Aquino discusses labor, trade with Canadian PM Harper

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said he has discussed several issues during his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper such as labor cooperation, Mindanao development and trade and investment. In his statement during the joint press conference, President Aquino said that given the large number of overseas Filipinos migrant […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL, Canada sign MOU on defense cooperation

PHL, Canada sign MOU on defense cooperation

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines and Canada signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on defense cooperation Saturday during the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the Philippines. President Benigno S. Aquino III and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on Government-to-Government Transaction in Defense […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL, Canada ink defense procurement deal

PHL, Canada ink defense procurement deal

MANILA, Nov 10, 2012 (AFP) – Canada and the Philippines signed a deal Saturday to help Manila buy military equipment to defend its territory, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Filipino President Benigno Aquino said. The Philippine defense department and state-run Canadian Commercial Corp. signed the agreement as Harper met Aquino at Malacañang Palace in […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
High Court bans TV coverage of massacre trial

High Court bans TV coverage of massacre trial

MANILA, Nov 12, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines’ Supreme Court on Monday banned television coverage of trials related to the country’s worst political massacre in which 58 people died, sparking outrage from the government and media groups. Reversing its own landmark decision made last year – that for the first time allowed a live broadcast […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Senate to probe ‘dumping of toxic waste’ in Subic Bay

Senate to probe ‘dumping of toxic waste’ in Subic Bay

US Navy contractor accused of dumping hazardous materials in former US base M ANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – A defense contractor of the US Navy is facing a possible Senate investigation after allegations that one of its vessels had dumped hazardous waste in Subic Bay, the site of a former US naval base that has […]

13.11.2012 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Trailer for ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ hits the web

Trailer for ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ hits the web

(Relaxnews) – Jurassic Park is gearing up to celebrate its twentieth anniversary next spring with the re-release of the film in 3D, and the trailer just hit the web. The 2D trailer does not convey the depth of the 3D remake, but it reminds viewers of the movie’s classic scenes, such as the zoom on the glass […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Film, Videos ·
Kristen Bell to show her face in ‘Gossip Girl’ finale

Kristen Bell to show her face in ‘Gossip Girl’ finale

(Relaxnews) – Actress Kristen Bell will finally show her face in the last episode of TV series Gossip Girl, which she has been narrating since the first season, reports Tvline.com. Since 2007, Kristen Bell has remained off-screen to voice Gossip Girl, the fictional author of a popular blog about teenage life in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The finale […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Wells Fargo Commits $35 Million  in Support of Military Service Members, Veterans;   Provides Customers an Opportunity to Support Through ATM Donations

Wells Fargo Commits $35 Million in Support of Military Service Members, Veterans; Provides Customers an Opportunity to Support Through ATM Donations

November is Military Family Appreciation Month; Veterans Day is November 11  San Francisco, Nov. 8, 2012 – Wells Fargo & Company announced today it is committing $35 million over the next three years as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting military service members and veterans.  The commitment includes: Real estate owned (REO) property donations and […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
APO HONORS TEN OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN GREATER L.A.

APO HONORS TEN OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN GREATER L.A.

Los Angeles – It was another awe-inspiring banquet honoring The Outstanding Filipino-American Senior Students (TOFASS) from various high schools in Greater  Los Angeles for 2012 held recently at the CBS Studios Center in Studio City. The five male and five female awardees received their plaques of recognition  and supplemental scholarship grants of $1,000 each from […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Southeast Asia Announcements

Southeast Asia Announcements

Announcements 1. Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Small Grant Awards: American Institute for Indonesian Studies 2. Indonesia Research Fellows: Harvard University 3. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships For Language Study Abroad   4. Call for Papers: Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 5. Call for Papers: The Cultural Dynamics of Region Formation in Southeast Asia: Sport, Popular Culture, Literature, Education […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Asian News ·
PH Welcomes Election Victory of 18 FilAm Candidates

PH Welcomes Election Victory of 18 FilAm Candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today welcomed the election of 18 Filipino-Americans, saying their successful bids for various elective positions in the United States bring pride and honor not just to their fellow Filipino-Americans but to the entire Filipino race. In a statement, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., congratulated the winning candidates in Monday’s national, state […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH Embassy Pays Tribute to Filipino-American Veterans

PH Embassy Pays Tribute to Filipino-American Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today paid tribute to Filipino and American veterans, especially those who saw action during the Second World War, saying that without their heroism, the Filipino people will not be enjoying the freedoms they are enjoying today. “Today, we remember the heroism of countless Filipinos and Americans who answered the call to […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY NOTICE – 12, 22 & 30 NOVEMBER 2012

PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY NOTICE – 12, 22 & 30 NOVEMBER 2012

          Los Angeles, 31 October 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will be closed on the following holidays: Date (Day) Holiday     12 November 2012 (Monday) Veterans Day (U.S. Holiday) 22 November 2012 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day (U.S. Holiday) 30 November 2012 (Friday) Bonifacio Day (PHL Holiday)     […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Thanksgiving ·
List of winners at the MTV Europe Awards

List of winners at the MTV Europe Awards

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – From pop superstars Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift to South Korean sensation Psy and the late US singer Whitney Houston, here is a list of the main winners at the MTV Europe Awards handed out in Frankfurt on Sunday: – Best Female Artist: Taylor Swift – Best Male Artist: Justin Bieber – Best […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Nora Aunor asks for Erap’s forgiveness

Nora Aunor asks for Erap’s forgiveness

Veteran actress Nora Aunor said she has yet to talk to former President Joseph Estrada years after she accused him of beating her. Aunor said she is hoping she and Estrada could just let the bygones be bygones. “Kung ano man ang nangyari noong nakaraan, sana magkapatawaran na. Sa akin kasi, kung nagkamali ako, alam […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Bea juggles successful career, love life

Bea juggles successful career, love life

BEA Alonzo said she and boyfriend Zanjoe Marudo are living proof that showbiz personalities can have a successful career and at the same time, a happy love life. “For the longest time maniniwala na sana ako na mamimili ka kung career ba o love life. Kapag okay daw and love life, wala ka namang career. […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Google+ trends: ‘World War Z’ trailer, Instagram profile controversy

Google+ trends: ‘World War Z’ trailer, Instagram profile controversy

(Relaxnews) – On Friday, November 9, Google+ users are getting excited about the first trailer for Brad Pitt’s new filmWorld War Z and debating the merits of Instagram’s new “profiles” feature. The first trailer for World War Z has hit the web, causing much buzz on Google. World War Z, due out next year, stars Brad Pitt as UN worker […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Top-viewed cooking videos on YouTube: peanut butter candy, BBQ egg rolls

Top-viewed cooking videos on YouTube: peanut butter candy, BBQ egg rolls

In this week’s roundup of most viewed cooking videos, Reese’s peanut butter chocolates made repeat appearances, whether as a garnish atop peanut butter hot chocolate or as the corn kernels in a fall-themed cookie. Here’s a selection of the top viewed YouTube cooking videos as of November 8, 10 am GMT. BBQ Egg Rolls Missing […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Food Videos, Free Recipes, Videos ·
Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Prices are falling on special salon deals  The Season of Fall is now felt with the sudden rains and cold winds. The colors of the landscape changes with reddish and golden hues. As the world changes its colors and climate, so does fashion and hairstyles.In Colina Salon, they  welcome the Fall Season with special savings and […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Discounts, Promotions, Services ·