(Aug. 25) Top-Notch White Party & Fashion Show Connects the East With The West

(Aug. 25) Top-Notch White Party & Fashion Show Connects the East With The West

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, […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Bond girl beauty icons – from Ursula Andress to Olga Kurylenko

Bond girl beauty icons – from Ursula Andress to Olga Kurylenko

10 photos (Relaxnews) – Whether ally or enemy, Bond girls undoubtedly ooze glamour and sophistication, so in honor of the James Bond franchise’s 50th anniversary and a new exhibition at London’s Barbican celebrating “Fifty Years of Bond Style,” here is a reminder of some of the film’s biggest beauty icons — from Ursula Andress and […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
Five James Bond gadgets you can’t buy, but wish you could

Five James Bond gadgets you can’t buy, but wish you could

In the 50 years since Bond first graced cinema screens in 1962′s Dr. No, many of the spy’s gadgets have gone from ‘his eyes only’ to commonplace, such as the pager in From Russia With Love or the gadget that looked a lot like a Microsoft Surface in Quantum Of Solace. However her Majesty’s finest still has tried some […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Startup to bring real-money bets to social games

Startup to bring real-money bets to social games

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Online social games could get a shot of real money with a new platform launched by a startup on Monday. The new platform to allow real-money bets on almost any online game is coming from Betable, a London-headquartered company with a British gambling license, and working in California with US game developers. “This is the first […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
‘King of Comedy’ Dolphy is revered icon of Philippine movie industry: President Aquino

‘King of Comedy’ Dolphy is revered icon of Philippine movie industry: President Aquino

MANILA, July 10, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines wept Tuesday as the country’s most popular comedian Dolphy succumbed to pulmonary disease after a month in hospital. He was 83. President Benigno Aquino led the nation in paying tribute to Dolphy, calling him the embodiment of the “humble, honest, and helpful” Filipino, who made life easier […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Iglesia ni Cristo breaks 3 world records

Iglesia ni Cristo breaks 3 world records

MANILA, July 9 (Mabuhay) – After gaining media attention for planning to put up what has been dubbed as the world’s largest indoor arena, Iglesia ni Cristo is at it again as it broke three Guinness world records. The influential religious group achieved the feat during its medical-dental mission for informal settlers in Manila last […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
PHL stops baby eels being sent to Hong Kong

PHL stops baby eels being sent to Hong Kong

Manila, July 8, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine quarantine officials on Sunday discovered some two million baby eels hidden in freight at Manila airport thought to be destined for Hong Kong restaurants. The eels were stored in plastic bags filled with water and hidden in 46 boxes, said Ben Curativo, head of Manila airport’s fisheries quarantine […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Aquino: Ang buhay ay hindi weather-weather lang

Aquino: Ang buhay ay hindi weather-weather lang

MANILA, July 6 (Mabuhay) – A disaster mitigation system was launched right in the city that has seen the worst effects of flooding. President Aquino was at Barangay Nangka in Marikina for the launching of project NOAH or the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards. A project of the Department of Science and Technology, it mainly […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
US seeks to reduce tensions in South China Sea

US seeks to reduce tensions in South China Sea

BEIJING, July 7, 2012 (AFP) – The United States will emphasise the importance of easing friction over competing claims in the South China Sea during regional talks in Cambodia next week, a US government official said Saturday. The talks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and regional powers including China will be attended […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Boracay named 2012 world’s best island

Boracay named 2012 world’s best island

MANILA, July 7 (Mabuhay) – Boracay has been named as this year’s world’s best island getaway by an international travel magazine. Discovery Shores in Boracay was also named best hotel spa in Asia by “Travel + Leisure” magazine’s 2012 World’s Best Awards. The magazine’s editor, Nilou Motamed, made the announcement Friday on the “Today” daily […]

16.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
(Aug. 4) Book Talk: Filipinas, Feminism and Sex

(Aug. 4) Book Talk: Filipinas, Feminism and Sex

Saturday, August 4, 2012 Book Talk: Filipinas, Feminism and Sex 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Echo Park Branch Library 1410 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 250-7808 Free library parking www.lapl.org/branches/Branch.php?bID=8 Book Talk is Free and Open to the public. Seats are limited. RSVP is requested. No Host Dinner to follow. RSVP required: (310) 514-9139 or linda@philippineexpressionsbookshop.com […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Sitting less may extend American lives: study

Sitting less may extend American lives: study

(PARIS-AFP) – American adults may boost their life expectancy by two years by sitting for fewer than three hours a day, researchers said Tuesday, while admitting this was a tough task. Reducing television viewing to under two hours a day could similarly add 1.4 years, the US team said in a paper in the online […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
When it comes to televised sports, women prefer the Olympics

When it comes to televised sports, women prefer the Olympics

(Relaxnews) – Women may love participating in sports, but they don’t really enjoy watching them on television, except when it comes to the Olympics, according to a new study. A new joint study of married women conducted by Erin Whiteside of the University of Tennessee and Marie Hardin of Pennsylvania State University found that women […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Apple to release latest iPad in China on July 20

Apple to release latest iPad in China on July 20

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Apple on Tuesday announced that it will begin selling the latest version of its market-leading iPad in China on July 20. The news comes on the heels of Apple paying $60 million to end a dispute over the iPad name in China, giving the US tech giant more certainty in selling its […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Apps, Money & Business, Science & Technology ·
Piolo admits he had talks with TV5

Piolo admits he had talks with TV5

Actor Piolo Pascual revealed he also received feelers from a rival network to leave ABS-CBN. In a magazine interview Pascual said he was in talks with No. 3 network TV5, but he made sure to update Star Magic executives Johnny Manahan and Mariole Alberto every step of the way. Pascual, however, did not disclose as […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
“I’m getting arrested” app aims to help drivers

“I’m getting arrested” app aims to help drivers

PHOENIX – A group of pro-immigrant rights activists in Arizona aim to develop a smartphone application that would help immigrants notify friends, family and their attorney if they are detained and arrested during a traffic stop. Arizona was the first state to pass a law to make it a crime to be an undocumented immigrant […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Apps ·

BIR files criminal charges vs Pacquiao

MANILA, March 9, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao faces a fight against the tax man, with officials saying Friday they are probing whether the multi-millionaire has paid enough into government coffers. The Bureau of Internal Revenue filed a criminal complaint against the eight-time world champion last week for failing to cooperate with […]

13.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
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 […]

12.07.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Olympic events you can attend without tickets

Olympic events you can attend without tickets

(Relaxnews) – The countdown to the Olympic Games has started and for those who couldn’t get hold of some of those precious tickets, here is a list of free events this summer. Start with a visit to the Olympic Park, where the Olympic stadium is located along with other venues for the different events. This […]

12.07.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
(Aug. 4) Join the 3-Mile Walk for a cause at the U.S.-Philippine Expo 2012

(Aug. 4) Join the 3-Mile Walk for a cause at the U.S.-Philippine Expo 2012

A 3-Mile Walk will be held on August 4, 2012 in Pomona, CA to kick-off the festivities at the U.S.-Philippines Expo 2012. The fundraising walkathon will be benefiting the Beautiful Day Foundation and Sagip Kapamilya – ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc. City of Pomona Mayor, Elliott Rothman will be hosting the event which begins at 8:00 AM […]

12.07.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Promotions ·