One dead, small tsunami after 7.6 Philippine quake

One dead, small tsunami after 7.6 Philippine quake

MANILA — A 7.6 earthquake struck off the Philippine coast on Friday, triggering landslides that killed at least one person and a small tsunami that hit the eastern part of the archipelago, authorities said. The quake struck at a depth of 34 kilometres (21 miles) in the Pacific Ocean about 140 kilometres from the Philippines, […]

31.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Zsa Zsa Padilla triumphs over cancer with grace

Zsa Zsa Padilla triumphs over cancer with grace

By: Joseph Marc A. de Veyra, MSN, RN “I can talk to you in Tagalog, right?” Zsa Zsa Padilla asked me midway through this exclusive interview during the 4th Annual White Party and Fashion Show at Hilton Pasadena on Aug. 25, 2012. She was in Los Angeles to have a cyst surgically removed from her […]

31.08.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
OFWs may soon file claims online for bills abroad – Philhealth

OFWs may soon file claims online for bills abroad – Philhealth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Overseas Filipino workers may soon be able to file their claims online so they can be reimbursed for hospital bills incurred abroad. The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) is exploring strategies to provide better service to its OFW members. “We want covered OFWs to receive immediate financial relief in the event they […]

30.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Secrets to Raising a Happy, Healthy Cat

Secrets to Raising a Happy, Healthy Cat

(Family Features) A new kitten can make the “purr”fect addition to your family and provide companionship for years to come. Regardless of whether you’ve just adopted a kitten for the first time or are a seasoned pet parent, there are plenty of tasks to consider when it comes to cat care. To avoid becoming overwhelmed, […]

30.08.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·
Are You Ready for Ribs?

Are You Ready for Ribs?

Sweet, Spicy, and Smoky Spareribs (Family Features) When it’s time to fire up the grill, go beyond the bun this season with succulent pork ribs. Armed with these juicy tips and a great recipe, you’ll be ready to grill with the best – and that could mean big prizes for you. The Rib Basics Need […]

30.08.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Scientists ID “happy gene” that works in women, but not in men

Scientists ID “happy gene” that works in women, but not in men

(Relaxnews) – Scientists say they’ve discovered a happiness gene that may explain why women tend to be more chipper than their male counterparts. It’s called MAOMA, or monoamine oxidase A, which, surprisingly, has also been related to negative behaviors like alcoholism, aggressiveness and antisocial behavior, says a team of US scientists. But in their study, […]

30.08.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Regine recalls going through ‘baby blues’

Regine recalls going through ‘baby blues’

Like with many mothers, singer Regine Velasquez also went through a period of depression after giving birth to son Nathaniel James. Velasquez said her post-partum depression was triggered by her difficulty breastfeeding her first child with singer-comedian Ogie Alcasid. “’Yung post-partum talaga, lahat naman [ng nanay] will go through that, iba-iba lang ang trigger,” she […]

30.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Sarah Geronimo to have 2 shows at Pechanga Theater

Sarah Geronimo to have 2 shows at Pechanga Theater

Philippine recording artist and actress Sarah Geronimo will be performing live at the Pechanga Theater on Friday, September 7, 2012 with back-to-back shows at 8:00 PM and 10:30 PM. She is one of the hottest Philippine celebrities to come to the U.S. to entertain the Filipino community who continues to show her a tremendous amount […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
‘Justice League’ could promote a lighter version of the Dark Knight

‘Justice League’ could promote a lighter version of the Dark Knight

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros. could use the upcoming blockbuster as a launch pad for a post-Nolan reboot of the Batman saga. According to Batman-on-film.com, the reboot could happen in 2015, around the time when The Justice League will hit theaters. That’s one of the paths being considered by Warner Bros. to put the DC Comics icon into a new, much brighter […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·

Richard willing to give up showbiz for politics

Actor Richard Gomez said it has really been his dream to serve the people in Ormoc City as he announced plans to join the mayoral race in 2013. “Showbiz will have to take the backseat. You have to make sacrifices when you do other things eh. This time, papasukin ko ang larangan ng pulitika. I’ll […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Carmina, Zoren to wed this year

Carmina, Zoren to wed this year

SHOWBIZ Inside Report host Carmina Villaroel said over the weekend that she will wed her partner of 14 years, Zoren Legaspi, before end of this year. The two are said to be planning a simple civil wedding with just their close friends and immediate family in attendance. “I do not want a big wedding. We […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs presents ‘Scientricity’

Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs presents ‘Scientricity’

Ready your gears and get set to be energized! The Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC), the first and largest umbrella science club organization, in its 41st year of unfaltering expertise, proudly presents an electrifying September-long activity that will leave you charged up. With the theme, “SCIENTRICITY: Energizing Science Clubs for Sustainable Energy,” this […]

29.08.2012 · Filled under: Hometown ·
100 Outstanding Filipino Americans in the USA donated  ONE MILLION PESOS to Gawad Kalinga

100 Outstanding Filipino Americans in the USA donated ONE MILLION PESOS to Gawad Kalinga

Most Outstanding Filipino-Americans event was a fundraising project spearheaded by Ms. Darna Umayam for Philippine Children’s Charities Inc. in cooperation with Press Photographers  Philippines-USA, Inc. Tony Olaes, Director of Gawad Kalinga , USA was last Saturday’s, July 28th recipient of One Million Pesos. Gawad Kalinga aka GK is a foundation with a vision of a […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Hometown, Local News ·
US astronaut Neil Armstrong dead at 82: reports

US astronaut Neil Armstrong dead at 82: reports

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, has died, US media reported Saturday. He was 82. Armstrong underwent cardiac bypass surgery, earlier this month after doctors found blockages in his coronary arteries. He and fellow Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon on July 20, […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Apple to unveil mini iPad in October: report

Apple to unveil mini iPad in October: report

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Apple will unveil a new, smaller version of its wildly popular iPad in October after the release of the latest version of its iPhone next month, the All Things Digital website reported Sunday. “First comes the latest iteration of the tech giant’s hugely popular smartphone, which will be unveiled at an as yet […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Microsoft reveals new corporate logo for first time in 25 years

Microsoft reveals new corporate logo for first time in 25 years

(Relaxnews) – Twenty-five years after Microsoft revealed their first corporate logo, the software company has, on August 23, unveiled a new, more colorful design similar to that found on the company’s Windows products. The new logo features a multi-colored symbol composed of four squares of blue, red, green and yellow, like the one found on […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Multimedia, Videos ·
Canada and Australia dominate most ‘livable’ cities ranking

Canada and Australia dominate most ‘livable’ cities ranking

(Relaxnews) – The Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest Global Liveability Survey, published this week, ranks 140 cities based on a number of factors including stability, infrastructure and education, among others, with several cities in Canada and Australia making the list. The survey provides a look into the best and worst living conditions of cities around the […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
US launches test of Wi-Fi to prevent car accidents

US launches test of Wi-Fi to prevent car accidents

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – A US government-funded program on Tuesday launched a test of Wi-Fi technology to help reduce road accidents. The Transportation Department said the program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will enable vehicles and infrastructure to “talk” to each other in real time to help avoid crashes and improve traffic flow. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle, Motoring ·
Paralympics: Bigger, better, more high profile – IPC chief -

Paralympics: Bigger, better, more high profile – IPC chief -

(PARIS-AFP) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is relishing the prospect of having the Paralympics in London, with this year’s edition promising to be the biggest and most high-profile yet. Some 4,200 athletes are scheduled to take part in the competition, which begins in the British capital on August 29 and runs until September 9, […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Sports & Recreation ·
30 minutes of exercise shown to be as effective as 60

30 minutes of exercise shown to be as effective as 60

(Relaxnews) – A new study out of Copenhagen suggests that 30 minutes of daily exercise is just as effective — if not more — than working out for a full hour. The surprising results were published in the American Journal of Physiology and involved monitoring the weight loss efforts of 60 heavyset but otherwise healthy […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·