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 ·
Most popular food-related videos this week: deep-fried burgers

Most popular food-related videos this week: deep-fried burgers

(Relaxnews) – In this week’s selection of top food-related YouTube videos uploaded this week, Epic Meal Time strikes again with battered, deep-fried Big Macs and bacon, burger sushi. A riot or ‘food fight’ also breaks out at a Florida Walmart and popular YouTube personality JarmaineTV cooks with quinoa pasta. Here’s a selection of the top […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Louis Vuitton readies for Shanghai opening

Louis Vuitton readies for Shanghai opening

(HONG KONG-Relaxnews) – Louis Vuitton is certainly no shrinking violet when it comes to self-promotion and the brand made its intentions in China well and truly clear Thursday, taking out the whole front page of a national newspaper to promote the opening of its new store in Shanghai this Saturday. With one whole floor that […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Gaining weight? Look to your friends, new study finds

Gaining weight? Look to your friends, new study finds

(Relaxnews) – Are your friends sporty and healthy eaters, or more of a beer and pizza crowd? A new study out of the US finds that the answer could provide some insight into the current state of your body. To conduct the study, David Shoham and his team at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Alex Gonzaga remains with ‘Juicy’

Alex Gonzaga remains with ‘Juicy’

TV5 princess Alex Gonzaga denied that she’s leaving “Juicy” because of her new acting project, “Enchanted Garden.” The 22-year-old host-actress said the viewers won’t be seeing her daily on the showbiz talk show, but definitely she’ll still be part of the program. “Ngayon ang alam ko eh hindi ako makakasama sa ‘Juicy’ pag may taping […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Hotel rates on the rise in Europe this July, particularly in London

Hotel rates on the rise in Europe this July, particularly in London

(Relaxnews) – Travelers visiting European cities in July are paying more for their hotel room than they would have during the same period last year, according to the latest trivago-Relaxnews indicator. In London, host city for the upcoming Olympic Games, a standard double room for one night costs an average of €261, 26 percent more […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Vision-based gesture recognition to feature on 600 million smartphones by 2017

Vision-based gesture recognition to feature on 600 million smartphones by 2017

(Relaxnews) – Move over touch screens and fingers, camera-based gesture recognition is the way of the future. Just as consumers are getting used to placing their finger on the screen instead of moving a mouse on the desk, gesture-based recognition looks to take over as the next “big deal” in computer input. “Gesture recognition is […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Olympics: Opening show cut short over transport worries

Olympics: Opening show cut short over transport worries

(LONDON-AFP) – The organisers of the London Olympics on Wednesday scrapped part of the opening ceremony due to fears that an overrunning show would cause bottlenecks on public transport. Organisers LOCOG said a sequence involving stunt bikes had been cut to ensure that the spectacle, which kicks off the Games on July 27, finishes on […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Vilma: No more ‘love teams’ for me

Vilma: No more ‘love teams’ for me

Now marking her 50th year in the entertainment industry, Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos said she has already “graduated” from being paired with actors to produce chemistry on-screen. Santos said her latest project, horror-suspense film “The Healing,” reflects that actors’ chemistry on-screen comes in all forms and isn’t particular to romantic portrayals. The Chito Roño-directed film […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
PHL warns China fishermen to stay away

PHL warns China fishermen to stay away

Manila, July 16, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines on Monday warned a large Chinese fishing fleet in the Spratlys to stay clear of its waters amid a continuing face-off between the two countries over disputed territory. Foreign Department spokesman Raul Hernandez said the Philippine coastguard would check on the location of the Chinese vessels in […]

18.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Solemn funeral for Dolphy

Solemn funeral for Dolphy

Manila, July 15, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines’ top film and television actors and leading politicians joined hundreds of relatives and friends of the country’s most popular comedian as his body was laid to rest Sunday. Dolphy, born Rodolfo Vera Quizon, was widely regarded as the nation’s “King of Comedy”, whose almost seven-decade-long career brought […]

18.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Aquino cites tourism as country’s engine of growth

Aquino cites tourism as country’s engine of growth

MANILA, July 13 (Mabuhay) – In keeping with his commitment to boost the Philippine tourism, President Benigno S. Aquino III said his administration has made good progress in the tourism sector to revitalize the country’s socio-economic growth. In his speech during the courtesy call of the 7th North American Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors […]

18.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
PHL sets national day for ‘King of Comedy’

PHL sets national day for ‘King of Comedy’

MANILA, July 12, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino has declared a “national day of remembrance” for the country’s most popular comedian Dolphy who died earlier this week, his spokeswoman said Thursday. Aquino set July 13, as the day for Dolphy following his death at the age of 83 from a pulmonary disease, said […]

17.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Most Pinoys go for trusted brands, not cheap alternatives

Most Pinoys go for trusted brands, not cheap alternatives

MANILA, July 12 (Mabuhay) – Colgate, Kleenex, Coke and Pampers are just some of the world’s most popular brands. But for most Filipinos, these names have become synonymous with the product – Colgate means toothpaste, while Kleenex means tissue. It comes as no surprise that a consumer survey by Kantar Worldpanel showed that most Filipino […]

17.07.2012 · Filled under: Lifestyle ·
Malacanang strongly condemns recent violence in Mindanao

Malacanang strongly condemns recent violence in Mindanao

MANILA, July 12 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang expressed strong condemnation of the recent violence in Mindanao that has hurt scores of civilians and killed several individuals as it assured that the various concerned agencies are exerting all efforts to determine the culprits and bring them to justice. In a regular press briefing in Malacanang on Thursday, […]

17.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·