Olympics: London stars missing in action

Olympics: London stars missing in action

(LONDON-AFP) – With Rafael Nadal, Chris Bosh and Carolina Kluft injured and David Beckham and Ian Thorpe past their best, the Olympics have been hit by a raft of pull-outs. “It is one of the saddest days of my career,” said Nadal, who was the gold medallist in tennis singles at Beijing, after announcing his […]

26.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Olympics: Opening ceremony a ‘spine-tingling’ spectacular

Olympics: Opening ceremony a ‘spine-tingling’ spectacular

(LONDON-AFP) – The London 2012 opening ceremony will be a spine-tingling extravaganza that exceeds expectations, thrilled audience members said after witnessing the final rehearsal for Friday’s showpiece spectacular. And despite their excitement, those lucky enough to get a sneak peek vowed to keep the surprises secret after the show’s Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle pleaded with them not to […]

26.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Up close with Olympic gold medalist Alessandra Sensini

Up close with Olympic gold medalist Alessandra Sensini

The London Games will be the sixth Olympics for Italian windsurfer Alessandra Sensini — and also the sixth Olympics for women’s windsurfing. Besides setting records and competing in all three windsurfing classes that have been in the Olympics, this 42-year-old has also pocketed medals at every game, including her gold medal win in Sydney. Relaxnews: […]

26.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
London 2012: venues in the Olympic Park

London 2012: venues in the Olympic Park

8 photos (Relaxnews) – To welcome the London Olympic Games, which run July 27 – August 12, organizers created a 2.5-square-kilometer park in a previously industrial area of East London. Eight sites have been set up in the park, beginning with the Olympic Stadium, built in the heart of this vast space. Here, a look […]

26.07.2012 · Filled under: Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
US-Philippines Expo 2012 free admission ticket raffle promo is extended to July 31

US-Philippines Expo 2012 free admission ticket raffle promo is extended to July 31

Weekend Balita and the US Asian Post are holding a raffle promotion to give away 100 free admission tickets to the US-Philippines Expo 2012.  There will be 50 winners who will receive two free admission tickets each. The raffle draw, which was originally scheduled to end on July 27, 2012, will be extended for four […]

25.07.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Promotions ·
Jodi overwhelmed by new show’s high ratings

Jodi overwhelmed by new show’s high ratings

Actress Jodi Sta. Maria thanked televiewers after her newest TV project “Be Careful With My Heart” shot up in the ratings chart on its first week. The morning romantic-comedy series quickly captured the hearts of viewers nationwide as it ruled the daytime block, based on the data of Kantar Media last July 13. The new […]

25.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
UK renews warning vs travel to parts of Mindanao

UK renews warning vs travel to parts of Mindanao

MANILA, July 19 (Mabuhay) – Citing the continued threat of terrorism and kidnapping in some parts of Mindanao, the United Kingdom has reiterated its warning against going there for the meantime. In its travel advisory updated Thursday, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office maintained its advisory against all travel to southwest Mindanao and Sulu. “We […]

25.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
NDRRMC: 2 dead, 2 missing in ‘Ferdie’ wake

NDRRMC: 2 dead, 2 missing in ‘Ferdie’ wake

MANILA, July 21 (Mabuhay) – At least two people were reported dead while two were missing in the wake of rain brought by Tropical Depression Ferdie, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Saturday. NDRRMC head Benito Ramos said one of the fatalities was a Laguna resident who drowned Friday afternoon and was […]

25.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
‘Halo,’ ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Just Dance’ titles are 2012′s most anticipated games

‘Halo,’ ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Just Dance’ titles are 2012′s most anticipated games

(Relaxnews) – Established franchises will rule 2012′s remaining releases, according to a Nielsen poll, while there’s encouraging news for Borderlands 2, NCAA Football 13, and Fable: The Journey. Top five favorites Halo 4 is the most anticipated Xbox 360 game, due November 6, and just squeezing out Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Black Ops […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Games, Photos ·
ZTE launches first Android 4.1 phone in China

ZTE launches first Android 4.1 phone in China

(Relaxnews) – Mobile maker ZTE is the first company to launch a smartphone running the latest version of Google’s Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating system in China. The ZTE N880E smartphone is the third handset in the world to feature Android Jelly Bean and arrives just over one week after the official July 13 launch […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Canon outs its first mirrorless camera, the EOS M

Canon outs its first mirrorless camera, the EOS M

(Relaxnews) – Canon’s much-rumored mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera competitor, the EOS M, is finally a reality. The EOS M is Canon’s response to the growing market of compact, yet full-featured mirrorless cameras which includes Nikon’s J1 and V1, Sony’s NEX range, Samsung’s NX series, and Olympus and Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds system cameras. “The EOS […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Lara Quigaman shows off baby bump

Lara Quigaman shows off baby bump

A week after her marriage to actor Marco Alcaraz, former beauty queen Precious Lara Quigaman showed off her baby bump. Alcaraz revealed during his wedding vows last week that he is looking forward to taking care not only of Quigaman but also their forthcoming son. Quigaman is currently five months pregnant. Although they already wed […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Property boom transforming Philippine skylines

Property boom transforming Philippine skylines

(MANILA-AFP) – As a Philippine property boom gathers pace, even Paris Hilton, Donald Trump and high-fashion house Versace are getting a piece of the action. The good times are into their fourth year, fuelled by steady economic growth, Western firms offshoring jobs to the Philippines, the buying power of millions of Filipinos working abroad and […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
(July 26-29) Opening of Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles

(July 26-29) Opening of Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES COUNTY’S “GRAND PARK” TO HAVE CIVIC DEDICATION ON JULY 26, 2012 PUBLIC OPENING WITH NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION TO FOLLOW ON JULY 28, 2012 – Thousands Expected to Join in Participatory Dance Experience for All – LOS ANGELES (June 27, 2012) – The County of Los Angeles and The Music Center today announced […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
Discharging student loans, taxes or second trust deeds in bankruptcy

Discharging student loans, taxes or second trust deeds in bankruptcy

For cases filed after October 7, 1998, Student Loans are only dischargeable if (1) you can prove that having to repay it would impose an “undue hardship” on you (as defined below), or (2) for cases filed prior to October 17, 2005 – if the program under which your student loan is issued, insured, administered […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Services ·
China state media accuses Clinton of ‘meddling’

China state media accuses Clinton of ‘meddling’

Beijing, July 14, 2012 (AFP) – China’s official Xinhua news agency on Saturday accused US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of “meddling” in the South China Sea territorial disputes. Rival claims have for decades made the resource-rich waters one of Asia’s potential military flashpoints and tensions have risen in the last year with the Philippines […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Jake Cuenca ready to kiss Baron Geisler

Jake Cuenca ready to kiss Baron Geisler

Photo Courtesy of MNS Actor Jake Cuenca said he is ready for the challenge of doing his first kissing scene with controversial actor Baron Geisler in the indie film “Lihis.” It will be Cuenca’s first time to play a gay role in a movie. He first played a gay role in an episode of “Maalaala […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Manalo ng $5 milyon sa “Luck of the Draw” mula sa Pechanga Resort and Casino

Manalo ng $5 milyon sa “Luck of the Draw” mula sa Pechanga Resort and Casino

Ang “ Luck of the Draw “ sa Pechanga Resort and Casino ay tuloy-tuloy hanggang Agosto 19. Madaragdagan ang Jackpot kada linggo hanggang ito ay umabot ng $5 milyon. Ang jackpot sa Hulyo 29 ay $500,000 at patuloy ang pagtaas nito kung ito ay mapanalunan man o hindi. Ang pinakahuling jackpot na $5 milyon ay […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News ·
Aquino thanks China for water project loan

Aquino thanks China for water project loan

MANILA, July 17 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino thanked China for the loan that it extended to the Philippines to fund the second phase of the Angat Water Utilization and Aqueduct Improvement Project (AWUAIP) of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS). Aquino attended the inauguration of the project at the La Mesa Dam portal in […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Asia’s low-cost hotel chains aim to give the world value for money

Asia’s low-cost hotel chains aim to give the world value for money

(HONG KONG-Relaxnews) – With the Asian tourism industry set to expand like no other region in the world, there has been welcome news this week that visitors across the scale will be getting more and more accommodation options. A new partnership struck between two of the leaders of the “low-cost” hotel movements — Red Planet […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·