PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) spearheads an effort to name a school facility within the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in honor of Filipino American labor leader, Larry Itliong, a native of Pangasinan, Philippines.  Itliong was the founder of the Filipino Farm Labor Union and leader of the Agricultural Workers Organizing […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Global warming: What if we do nothing?

Global warming: What if we do nothing?

Le Bourget, France | AFP |   – If mankind fails to curtail global warming, we will have to deal with fallout ranging from massive refugee crises and submerged cities to scorching heatwaves and drought, scientists say. Starting Monday, 195 nations are huddled in Paris to negotiate a climate rescue pact to rein in the […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, World News ·
Dingdong opens up about birth of daughter Letizia

Dingdong opens up about birth of daughter Letizia

Actor Dingdong Dantes cannot put into words the emotions he felt as he stood by his wife, Marian Rivera, when she was delivering their first baby. Dantes said he is extremely proud of Rivera, who endured the pain of giving birth. “Wala sa kalingkingan na maiintindihan mo ang nararamdaman o sakit na pinagdadaanan nila. The […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support:  solon

Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support: solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker on Friday said that the move to relax parts of the law penalizing individuals for bullet possession could face difficulties without the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III. Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop said revisiting the implementation of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition, will take […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Porsche Turbo to muscle in on the Detroit auto show

Porsche Turbo to muscle in on the Detroit auto show

(Relaxnews) – The flagship 911 model in hard top, soft top and even ‘S’ form will be making their first public appearance in January. As the fastest and most brutal road-focused cars in the iconic Porsche 911 range, the Turbo usually takes its bow in Geneva, alongside the latest offerings from Ferrari and Lamborghini, but […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Jennifer Garner to join Bryan Cranston in ‘Wakefield’

Jennifer Garner to join Bryan Cranston in ‘Wakefield’

(Relaxnews) – Actress Jennifer Garner (“Daredevil”, “The Dallas Buyers Club”) has been confirmed to star opposite Bryan Cranston in “Wakefield” drama, according to Variety. Directed by Robin Swicord (“Memoirs of a Geisha”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “The Jane Austen Book Club”), “Wakefield” follows the story of a married lawyer (Cranston) who has a nervous […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kylie Jenner’s new lip kit sells out instantly

Kylie Jenner’s new lip kit sells out instantly

(Relaxnews) – Kylie Jenner’s world-famous pillowy pout might be down to injectable fillers, but that hasn’t stopped her new lip cosmetics kit from selling out almost instantly as beauty-lovers everywhere clamor to recreate her look. “Lip Kit by Kylie” launched Monday after the reality TV star and entrepreneur first teased the project back in August. […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Psy ‘Daddy’ music video goes viral

Psy ‘Daddy’ music video goes viral

(Relaxnews) – South Korean pop star Psy has released another song, “Daddy”, which has gone viral within just a few hours of going online. Released on November 30, Psy’s “Daddy” music video has now generated over 12 million views. The crazy video sees Psy at different phases in his life, with his adult face digitally […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
New dad Zuckerberg vows to give away Facebook fortune

New dad Zuckerberg vows to give away Facebook fortune

(San Francisco-AFP) – Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced he had become a father — and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a “better place” for baby daughter Max and others. In a letter to Max posted on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg and his wife said they were going to […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: International Stars, Online, Science & Technology ·
Pemberton guilty of homicide

Pemberton guilty of homicide

US Marine to sentenced 6-12 years imprisonment OLONGAPO CITY, Zambales, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) – The Olongapo City court on Tuesday found US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide for the October 2014 death of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. Pemberton was sentenced to 6-12 years imprisonment and ordered to pay the Laude […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino urges Filipinos to emulate Bonifacio’s courage

Aquino urges Filipinos to emulate Bonifacio’s courage

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday urged Filipinos to emulate the courage shown by Andres Bonifacio and do their own share in helping the country progress. In a statement released on Bonifacio’s 152nd birth anniversary, Aquino paid tribute to the hero’s “boldness in defending our motherland” and “his determination to edify himself […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Andi praised for punishing scenes, acting prowess

Andi praised for punishing scenes, acting prowess

Andi Eigenmann has just been put through the wringer with the most physically and emotionally draining role of a gang rape victim out to exact revenge on her assailants. “Aside sa rape scenes ay may scenes din na hihilain ako ng kabayo,” she said of playing the titular character in “Angela Markado.” “Pero worth it […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Los Angeles – Calling All Filipino-American Youth and Student writers in California. The Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced on November 15, 2015 that will hold the first ever Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest for 2015. In California. Knights Commander Arturo Garcia of Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced that the Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest will […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
John Legend literally sings with the stars for Stella Artois holiday campaign

John Legend literally sings with the stars for Stella Artois holiday campaign

(Relaxnews) – Stella Artois has announced the debut of their holiday campaign song, featuring John Legend singing alongside the sound of actual stars. As part of Stella Artois’s holiday campaign “Give Beautifully,” singer John Legend has written and recorded “Under the Stars,” which pays homage to the brand’s name — Stella — meaning “star” in Latin. […]

New York City chain restaurants must now post salt warnings on menus

New York City chain restaurants must now post salt warnings on menus

(Relaxnews) – New York has become the first city in the US to require chain restaurants to place warning labels on foods that contain excessively high salt. First proposed and passed unanimously in September, the new law requires restaurants with 15 or more locations nationwide to post the warning labels — a salt shaker inside […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Cricket: Commonwealth Games wants cricket back at the crease

Cricket: Commonwealth Games wants cricket back at the crease

(Manikata, Malta-AFP) – The Commonwealth Games is in talks with the International Cricket Council about bringing the sport back into the four-yearly event, organisers told AFP. The Commonwealth Games Federation, which controls the second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics, said it was keen to get cricket back on the bill, with the Twenty20 shortest format […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
River Island set to collaborate with London label Sibling on new collection

River Island set to collaborate with London label Sibling on new collection

(Relaxnews) – River Island’s next high-profile collaboration will be with London-based knitwear label Sibling, reports British Vogue. Sibling will be the next in a long list of celebrity and designer collaborations with the UK high street store on their Design Forum collection, with previous names including UK designer Katie Eary and US singer Rihanna. Sibling designer Cozette McCreery […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle, Music ·
The UK gets the Star Wars style treatment with new fashion collection

The UK gets the Star Wars style treatment with new fashion collection

(Relaxnews) – Fashion from another galaxy was the talk of the industry in London last week with the star-studded event “Star Wars: Fashion Finds the Force” event. Ten British designers came together to create garments inspired by George Lucas’s famous space fantasy franchise ahead of the release of the movie “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” […]

LA County Democratic Party endorses higher minimum wage action

LA County Democratic Party endorses higher minimum wage action

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) adopted a resolution at its November General Membership Meeting in support of an increase in the minimum wage in Long Beach to $15 per hour. Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair and California Democratic Party Vice Chair Eric C. Bauman said of the resolution,  “The Los Angeles […]

30.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Pokwang on marrying American BF: Yes na yes!

Pokwang on marrying American BF: Yes na yes!

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Comedienne Pokwang is itching to get married to her boyfriend of nearly a year, American actor Lee O’Brien. The 45-year-old Pokwang admitted that she and O’Brien have started discussing the idea of settling down. She, however, added: “Pero nirerespeto ko siya kung ano ang desisyon niya sa buhay. Basta manalig ka na […]

30.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·