Loan Modification and Bankruptcy: the effective combo!

If you are having a hard time making ends meet and paying your monthly mortgage, you may feel like you are out of options. Individuals that are having a hard time making their mortgage payments often rely heavily on credit cards, which eventually reach their limit. This of course creates even a bigger problem. A […]

16.08.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Services ·

Aug 25: White Party and Couture Fashion Show

Belo Medical Group, in partnership with the Filipino American Association of Designers (FAAD) and Miss Philippines USA, present the 4th Annual Fashion & Beauty Extravaganza and White Party.  This event looks to showcase the designs of Couturiers Renee Salud and Lou Razon, along with fashion wears from GAP and Ausiie Boots.  Going on its fourth year, […]

16.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News ·
Aug 22: 4th Annual Green & Health Expo!

Aug 22: 4th Annual Green & Health Expo!

The Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County presents the 4th Annual Green & Health Expo on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Anaheim Resort, 12021 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840. The event features the Twenty First Century “Business Opportunity Day,” with the theme: “Conserve. Go green. Be Healthy. The winning edge […]

16.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Death toll from ‘habagat’ rains nears 100

Death toll from ‘habagat’ rains nears 100

MANILA, Aug 13 (Mabuhay) – The number of people who lost their lives from last week’s torrential rains has reached 92, latest government data revealed on Monday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said most of the deaths were recorded in Central Luzon with 38; followed by the National Capital Region (32); […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL told to brace for more rains

PHL told to brace for more rains

MANILA, Aug 13 (Mabuhay) – Authorities warned Monday an approaching storm could bring more heavy rain to the capital and surrounding areas that are still reeling from devastating floods that have left 92 dead. Nearly half a million people are packed in evacuation centers, while all in all, more than 3.4 million people have been […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Agri sector sustains P1.8B in damage from flood and rain

Agri sector sustains P1.8B in damage from flood and rain

MANILA, Aug 13 (Mabuhay) – The damage sustained by agriculture sector from weeks of rain and flooding reached P1.8 billion, the Department of Agriculture said in a briefing Monday. “These are still preliminary data,” Agriculture Undersecretary for Marketing Services Salvador Salacup told reporters. Observe that these figures may still increase in succeeding reports,” he added. […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·
‘Senatoriables’ in Aquino relief drive: We are helping, not campaigning

‘Senatoriables’ in Aquino relief drive: We are helping, not campaigning

MANILA, Aug 10 (Mabuhay) – They were invited and so they came to help but not campaign. Personalities who were earlier included in the administration’s senatorial line-up for 2013 on Friday defended accompanying President Benigno Aquino III in his relief drive for flood victims in Metro Manila and other areas in Luzon. Aurora Rep.  Aurora […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·
A look at the Spice Girls’ updated styles at the Olympics

A look at the Spice Girls’ updated styles at the Olympics

(Relaxnews) – The Olympics closing ceremony reunited famed girl group the Spice Girls, who inspired many fashion trends among teens and young women in the 90s, including towering platform shoes. MTV Style has revealed details on the band’s outfit choices and provided a look at the fashion statements made at their comeback show. Victoria Beckham […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
Get the body: Halle Berry’s sexy shoulders and back

Get the body: Halle Berry’s sexy shoulders and back

(Relaxnews) – From her coveted Academy Award for best actress to her enviable bikini body, Halle Berry seems to have it all. On August 14, Berry turns 46, so what better way to celebrate than to hit the gym, Bond-girl style, with a few fitness tips from her trainer Hally Pasternak. The actress is reportedly […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Cruise line to introduce airline-style speedy boarding for an added charge

Cruise line to introduce airline-style speedy boarding for an added charge

(Relaxnews) – Starting August 20, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering an express boarding service to its passengers, for an extra fee. Under the slogan “Faster to the Fun,” passengers willing to pay an extra fee will get their own express lane to board the ship. Aside from the priority check-in, for £49.95 (around $80) all […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Fans flock to Graceland in memory of Elvis Presley

Fans flock to Graceland in memory of Elvis Presley

(MEMPHIS, Tennessee-AFP) – Fans of Elvis Presley are flocking to his Graceland estate for Thursday’s 35th anniversary of his death, and their enthusiasm for the king of rock ‘n’ roll is undiminished by the years. Organizers of the annual Elvis Week expect this year’s edition to be the largest ever, with his widow Priscilla and […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Chocolate found to boost brain health in seniors

Chocolate found to boost brain health in seniors

(Relaxnews) – Good news: drinking a cocoa-rich beverage or biting a chunk of rich, dark chocolate every day may help brain health in older adults, a new study shows. The study, recently published in the journal Hypertension and announced this week, looked at data from 90 seniors who already had mild cognitive impairment, which often […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Germans most news-hungry when away on holiday

Germans most news-hungry when away on holiday

(Relaxnews) – The vast majority of European travelers are eager not to miss the news, according to a survey published by travel website Tripadvisor. The survey finds 89 percent of German travelers follow the news when they are away on holiday, with around 40 percent of them following local news when away. Newspaper sales at […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Latin American hotel prices among fastest growing

Latin American hotel prices among fastest growing

(Relaxnews) – Hotel prices in Latin America have shown higher increases than any other region over the first six months of 2012, according to a survey published on August 13. According to travel management company Hogg Robinson Group‘s semi-annual survey, a lack of new openings combined with an increasing demand pushed hotel rates in Mexico […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
New heart-rate monitor works by scanning your face

New heart-rate monitor works by scanning your face

(Relaxnews) – While gadget-loving consumers have plenty of options to monitor heart rate during workouts, Cardiio, an iPhone app from MIT and Harvard scientists, offers something the others don’t. Its sophicated tech can measure your heart rate with no connection to your body, only by scanning your face. The biosensor app is the first heart […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Toddlers who snore may have more behavior problems

Toddlers who snore may have more behavior problems

(Relaxnews) – A new US study finds that young children who snore loudly may be at risk for behavioral problems. Researchers found that young children who persistently snore loudly are more likely to have behavior problems, such as hyperactivity, attention problems, and depression. The study was published online in Pediatrics on August 13. Dr. Dean […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Olympics: Fashion wins few medals in London

Olympics: Fashion wins few medals in London

(LONDON-AFP) – Designer Giorgio Armani predicted that the London Olympics would be the most stylish ever, but fashion experts say there has been as much bad taste as elegance on display. From the Stella McCartney-designed British kit that omitted most of the red of the Union flag, to the US team’s Chinese-made Ralph Lauren uniforms, […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Olympics: London 2012 ends with singalong party

Olympics: London 2012 ends with singalong party

(AFP) – London 2012 was in party mood as it bid farewell Sunday, a mass singalong bringing the curtain down on an Olympic Games that has radiated the feelgood factor throughout. The closing ceremony, entitled “A Symphony of British Music”, was a celebration of Britain’s pop prowess, with the sounds of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Sports & Recreation ·
Olympic Games inspire travelers to take active holidays

Olympic Games inspire travelers to take active holidays

(Relaxnews) – The popularity of active sports holidays in Europe seems to have increased this summer thanks to the Olympic Games in London. The current Olympic fever has focused attention on sports that aren’t normally shown on national TV, such as windsurfing, sailing and cycling, and seems to have had a positive effect, as travelers […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: News, Sports & Recreation ·
Samsung expands lead in smartphone market: Gartner

Samsung expands lead in smartphone market: Gartner

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Samsung extended its lead over Apple in the smartphone market in the second quarter despite a slowing demand for mobile phones, according to figures released Tuesday. Samsung sold 90.4 million mobile phones during the quarter, an increase of 29.5 percent compared to the same three-month period a year earlier, according to market-tracker […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Apps, News, Science & Technology ·