‘We don’t want your dirty money’, pope tells patrons

‘We don’t want your dirty money’, pope tells patrons

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  – Pope Francis Wednesday issued a stinging rebuke to rich patrons who offer the Church dirty money gained through exploitation, telling them to take back their cheques and burn them. “I think of some benefactors of the Church that say ‘take this offer for the Church’, and it […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories. By modifying the process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses to reviews an employer’s eligibility to sponsor individuals under certain employment-based […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community Facebook page. “We encourage everyone to nominate the passionate and committed individuals in […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Lancôme teams up with Sonia Rykiel on new cosmetics collection

Beauty brand Lancôme is teaming up with fashion house Sonia Rykiel on a new make-up collection for Fall 2016. The two French giants have come together to create a limited edition autumn range that is full of color, inspired by the joyful and liberated spirit of the Left Bank Parisian neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the birthplace […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Where Americans traveled to most in 2015

Where Americans traveled to most in 2015

Las Vegas was the most popular domestic vacation spot for US travelers last year, while London outranked Paris and Rome to be the most popular international destination. That’s according to the latest Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com, which provides a sweeping look at where Americans traveled in 2015; the types of deals they got; and […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

Feeding infants small amounts of mashed-up peanuts early in life may help them avoid developing allergies, even if they stop eating peanuts for a year in early childhood, researchers said Friday. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine have prompted global health authorities to reconsider long-held advice that babies should avoid certain foods, […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Jessica Biel’s Au Fudge family restaurant opening this week

Jessica Biel’s Au Fudge family restaurant opening this week

Hollywood actress Jessica Biel opens her family-friendly restaurant Au Fudge later this week With the idea to cater to both adults and children, Au Fudge, which shared a sneak peek with Eater, has a menu for everyone, delivering organic, healthy and wholesome dishes such as caesar salad with quinoa, but also crowd pleasers such as beef […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
Two L.A. City Controller reports show budget shortfall, pension liabilities

Two L.A. City Controller reports show budget shortfall, pension liabilities

LOS ANGELES – Controller Ron Galperin released two reports detailing the state of the City’s finances: The Financial Forecast Report, in which analysts in the Controller’s office make financial projections for the current and coming year; and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), itemizing the City’s revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities for fiscal year 2014-15 […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

PHL probes attack on IS-targeted top Saudi cleric

By Joel Guinto Zamboanga, Philippines | AFP |   – Philippine authorities were on Wednesday probing an assassination attempt against an influential Saudi preacher who was on an Islamic State hit list, after the gunman was killed and two suspects arrested. Preacher Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni and Saudi diplomat Sheikh Turki Assaegh were both wounded in a […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

Mexico won’t pay for Trump’s ‘terrible’ wall: minister

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |   – Mexico will under no circumstances pay for the border wall that US presidential candidate Donald Trump has proposed building to stop illegal immigration, the Mexican finance minister said. “Let me say this emphatically and categorically: under no circumstances is Mexico going to pay for the wall that Mr Trump is proposing,” Finance […]

05.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

Long Beach, CA – Hazel Koons, coordinator of AF3IRM South Bay announced that the chapter will join the second annual International Women’s Day mass action on March 6 at 12 noon at the Los Angeles Police Department, 100 w. 1st  Street in  downtown Los Angeles. Koons said that a contigent of students, professionals from the […]

04.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into a library, open to anyone and everyone. Starting with only 100 books, the 63 year-old former accountant has […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Offers, Online, Promotions, Services ·
JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling has confirmed on her Twitter account that she is working on a trilogy of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” films. The three films are a spin-off of her “Harry Potter” series. The “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” trilogy is set in New York City and takes place 70 years […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Filipino community in Metro DC remembers EDSA in Embassy ‘Talakayan’

Filipino community in Metro DC remembers EDSA in Embassy ‘Talakayan’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Filipino community in the Metro DC area swapped stories and insights into the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution in a Talakayan held on 29 February 2016 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy. The Talakayan was jointly organized by the Embassy and the Philippine Arts, Letters and Media Council (PALM) to commemorate the […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Catwalk dreamers warned as Instagram creates new model army

Catwalk dreamers warned as Instagram creates new model army

As catwalk stars criss-cross the globe for fashion week season, modelling agencies are increasingly using social media worldwide to scout out their new faces, to the alarm of some. Leading agencies such as IMG, Elite and Nevs and fashion houses including Marc Jacobs have all taken to sites such as photo-sharing service Instagram to recruit […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Obamas to headline South by Southwest festival

Obamas to headline South by Southwest festival

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were announced Wednesday as headliners of South by Southwest, the celebrated showcase of cutting-edge technology and music. Obama will be the first sitting president to appear at the closely watched annual conference in Austin, Texas, famous for providing early exposure to platforms such as Twitter, Foursquare […]

Anne Curtis reacts to wedding rumor

Anne Curtis reacts to wedding rumor

Actress-host Anne Curtis reacted to rumors that she will tie the knot soon with her boyfriend, restaurateur Erwan Heussaff. This after her younger sister, Jasmine, hinted that the wedding is “just around the corner.” “I think it will happen soon. Like nararamdaman ko na siya and I’m excited for her. Super excited. It’s just around […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Morgan three-wheels into the future

Morgan three-wheels into the future

Eccentric boutique British carmaker Morgan, famed for its creations that use the 1930s and 40s as its design touchstones, has come right up to date for this year’s Geneva Motor Show with its first plug-in electric vehicle.  However despite meeting 21st century needs, there is no mistaking that the EV3 is anything other than a […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Bugs are recipe for success for French pasta maker

Bugs are recipe for success for French pasta maker

An artisanal pasta-maker in northeastern France is struggling to meet demand after adding a crunchy, protein-rich ingredient to the noodles: insects. “The name of the ingredient may be a turnoff, but it’s really delicious, especially with game meat,” smiles Alain Limon as he spreads cricket-flavoured fusilli on a drying rack. Limon, 52, is the only […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production on the film version of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” has begun, reports Entertainment Weekly. The movie version of King’s eight-novel series has been in the works for some years now. Actors Idris Elba and Mathew McConaughey have been confirmed as having lead roles in the movie by writer Stephen King on hisTwitter account. […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·