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 ·
The ‘face-kini’: China’s new beach trend

The ‘face-kini’: China’s new beach trend

(Relaxnews) – A full head mask, also known as a ‘face-kini’, accompanied by a long-sleeve bodysuit, is the latest summer accessory in China. As reported by international media outlets, including The New York Times, the ultimate alternative to sunblock in China is a full head mask with openings for the eyes and mouth. Women wearing […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Shocking sweet potatoes with electricity ups antioxidants: research

Shocking sweet potatoes with electricity ups antioxidants: research

(Relaxnews) – A group of scientists claim that supercharging sweet potatoes with an electric shock could increase the level of antioxidants and polyphenols in the vegetable — already accepted as a nutritional powerhouse. At the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia this week, the largest scientific society in the […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·

TIME WARNER CABLE TO PROVIDE 3 MONTHS OF FREE FILIPINO PROGRAMMING FOR TRIPLE PLAY SUBSCRIBERS

Enjoy Three Free Months of Filipino Programming For a Limited Time with Triple Play Subscription Los Angeles, CA – Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable provider in the U.S., introduces a limited time offer which includes free Filipino programming for three months for those who sign up for our Triple Play TV, Internet and […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Giveaways, Promotions, Services ·
Sereno is PHL’s first female chief justice

Sereno is PHL’s first female chief justice

Manila, Aug 24, 2012 (AFP) – President Benigno Aquino on Friday named a veteran judge as the first female chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, following his controversial ousting of her predecessor. Supreme Court associate justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, 52, was named to take the place of ousted chief justice Renato Corona after he […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Robredo wife laughs off calls to run for senator

Robredo wife laughs off calls to run for senator

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – The wife of the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo just laughed off calls for her to run for public office. During the tribute on Sunday night at the Naga City Hall, Robredo’s friend Adolfo Bolivan said the Cabinet Secretary would probably not deny growing calls for Atty. […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Aquino calls Robredo a ‘bayani’ in Heroes Day speech

Aquino calls Robredo a ‘bayani’ in Heroes Day speech

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – A simple, unassuming “bayani” (hero) who chose a life of service for the sake of his countrymen. This was how President Benigno Aquino III described the late Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo in a speech on Monday commemorating National Heroes’ Day. Aquino said Robredo led […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani

Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani

MANILA, Aug 27 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the nation in commemorating the National Heroes Day in ceremonies held at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Monday. In keeping with this year’s theme: “Pilipinong Tapat, Magiting at Makabayan: Ikaw ang Bayani sa Tuwid na Daan,” the President paid homage […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Dingdong co-produces horror movie ‘Tiktik’

Dingdong co-produces horror movie ‘Tiktik’

Dingdong Dantes co-produced the upcoming horror movie “Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles,” which is set to be released in the coming weeks. “Tiktik,” a movie starring Lovi Poe, is a co-production of Dingdong’s Agosto Dos Pictures, Reality Entertainment, Mothership Productions, Post Manila Production and GMA Films. Dingdong said he is proud of the project as it […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Skillet Suppers: The Secret to Stress-Free Weeknights

Skillet Suppers: The Secret to Stress-Free Weeknights

Quick Chili Mac Skillet (Family Features) The busy school year means that dinner planning often gets pushed aside. Moms and dads alike may find themselves opting for the drive-thru instead of the dinner table. But that’s not the only option. Homemade Quick Chili Mac Skillet was created with busy weeknights in mind. Not only is […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Craving Comfort food? Try these 4 soulful recipes

Craving Comfort food? Try these 4 soulful recipes

Savory Quiche Swiss Sliders Bacon Mac & Cheese Roast Beef Baguette (Family Features) Comfort food is different for everybody, but the deep satisfaction each mouthful brings is the same. To warm the body and the soul on a chilly day, give your favorite comfort foods a delicious makeover with recipes that use Wisconsin-made Grand Cru […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·

Eliminate your debt; know your options

Ask yourself this. If you could eliminate your debt without permanently damaging your credit, why wouldn’t you? The stigma related to bankruptcy is not what it was 30 years ago. Just ask the millions of Americans who have taken this step to rebuild their futures. A clean slate is the ultimate tool of empowerment. Bankruptcy […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Burning Man festivals around the world

Burning Man festivals around the world

(Relaxnews) – The US edition of Burning Man runs August 27 though September 3 in the Nevada desert. For those missing out, here are some other Burning Man events throughout the world, organized through the Burning Man Regional Network. AfrikaBurn was created as a regional event back in 2007 and takes place in Tankwa Karoo in […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·