APAICS hosts first ever young leaders summit for AAPI college students, young professionals

APAICS hosts first ever young leaders summit for AAPI college students, young professionals

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, APAICS launched its first ever Young Leaders Summit in Salt Lake City at the Utah State Capitol. The summit is geared towards college students and young professionals to promote and inspire leadership and public service. “We are excited to launch the very first APAICS Young Leaders Summit, giving students the […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

There are many solutions available to homeowners falling behind on their payments. Most people think Bankruptcy is the only option, short of just letting the Bank take their home. Bankruptcy is a good option, and while it can strip off the second trust deed if the home is upside down in current value, bankruptcy cannot […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Taiwan’s Hou snatches Golden Horse best feature, best director titles

Taiwan’s Hou snatches Golden Horse best feature, best director titles

(Taipei-AFP) – Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien scooped top honours at this year’s Golden Horse film awards in Taipei Saturday, with his “Assassin” winning five gongs, building on his success at Cannes earlier this year. As expected, “The Assassin” grabbed the two most coveted prizes — best feature and best director awards — in a tense […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
How to take successful family photos at Christmas

How to take successful family photos at Christmas

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re snapping your children receiving their gifts next to the Christmas tree or the grandparents sitting around the table for Christmas dinner, some basic rules apply. Here are a few, provided by French photographer Lolita Lejeune, which are suitable for all types of camera, including smartphones. Frame carefully  It is important to […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

Kristen Stewart stars in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest short film for Chanel

(Relaxnews) – Kristen Stewart’s next big screen moment comes courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld, who has chosen the actress to appear in his latest short film “Once and Forever.” The US star plays alongside Geraldine Chaplin in the film, which was shot in Paris. The two women play the roles of actresses preparing to star in […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ teaser released

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ teaser released

(Relaxnews) – A 15-second teaser for the “Snow White and the Huntsman” prequel has just been released ahead of a full-length trailer on Wednesday. Releasing in April, “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” stars Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, and Chris Hemsworth, all of whom appear in the short teaser clip. The follow-up film will precede the events […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Broth is making a comeback among health conscious and French gourmets

Broth is making a comeback among health conscious and French gourmets

(Relaxnews) – Broth may have fallen out of fashion, but this light and nutritionally rich soup has been making a comeback in the last few years and is all the rage this winter among the health conscious while it has also returned to the menus of several top French chefs. Brodo, the first broth bar […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
WHO launches campaign for better use of antibiotics

WHO launches campaign for better use of antibiotics

(Relaxnews) – The first global campaign for the better use of antibiotics will be launched by the World Health Organization in World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 16 to 22). This event is intended to remind us all that resistance to antibiotics is growing. Let’s take a look at the actions we can take as individuals […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
What is the best dish to serve with Beaujolais Nouveau?

What is the best dish to serve with Beaujolais Nouveau?

(Relaxnews) – It is a mistake to talk about only one Beaujolais Nouveau. In fact it has two appellations — Beaujolais and Beaujolais-Village. This famous young red wine is traditionally delivered on the third Thursday in November at precisely midnight (in France and across the globe). Its aromas vary according to its natural environment and […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Facebook ‘safety check’ at the ready after Paris attacks

Facebook ‘safety check’ at the ready after Paris attacks

(San Francisco-AFP) – A Facebook tool that let people check whether friends were safe after deadly attacks in Paris will be used more widely in the future, the social network said. The announcement came amid criticism that the “Safety Check” feature was not activated for other bombings, such as Thursday’s blasts in Beirut that rank […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Google Photos to help users save space

Google Photos to help users save space

(Relaxnews) – Google Photos is rolling out a series of changes, including one that will help users free up space. Announced on Google+, the first two changes are rolling out on Android starting on Tuesday and include a “Free Up Space” button on the Settings screen that will prompt the user to bulk-delete copies of photos […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Asia CEO forum recognizes Cuisia with lifetime contributor award

Asia CEO forum recognizes Cuisia with lifetime contributor award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of excellence in leadership, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. was conferred the Lifetime Contributor Award (public sector) by the Asia CEO Forum on 11 November 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Manila. Each year, the Asia CEO Awards recognizes extraordinary leaders and leadership teams who have demonstrated outstanding achievement for […]

18.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American media groups here have banded together to honor the memory of the 32 journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre, the worst single attack on the press. On Nov. 22, members of the media will hold a concert and photo exhibit at the Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles. The event will […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Final ‘Hunger Games’ film hits big screen

Final ‘Hunger Games’ film hits big screen

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The fourth and final film in the blockbuster “Hunger Games” series — a dystopian fantasy saga that turned Jennifer Lawrence into a Hollywood mega-star — hits the big screen this week and is expected to catch fire at the box office. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2″ will bring to a […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Golf: Italian Ryder Cup ‘to spark golfing revolution’

Golf: Italian Ryder Cup ‘to spark golfing revolution’

(Milan, Italy-AFP) – Boasting a bird’s eye view of St Peter’s Basilica from the 17th tee the Marco Simone course could spark a golfing revolution in Italy if it wins the right to host the 2022 Ryder Cup. “We are a country of 60 million people and we have only 100,000 golfers, so the potential […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Jennifer Aniston joins Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’

Jennifer Aniston joins Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’

(Relaxnews) – Jennifer Aniston has been cast to star opposite Robert De Niro in a drama called “The Comedian.” In the film, De Niro plays a stand-up comic whose schtick is to roast his victims, throwing insults and barbs at his victims, reports Variety. Aniston will play a woman who develops a friendship with the comic […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Eiffel Tower reopens three days after Paris attacks

Eiffel Tower reopens three days after Paris attacks

(Paris, France-AFP) – The Eiffel Tower reopened on Monday, three days after closing because of the wave of terror attacks on Paris. The iconic tower — like monuments the world over following the deadly jihadist attacks on Paris — will be lit up in the French national colours blue, red and white from sundown, its […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Hollande vows to destroy IS after Paris attacks

Hollande vows to destroy IS after Paris attacks

By Eric Randolph and Clare Byrne Paris, France | AFP |   – French President Francois Hollande vowed to destroy the Islamic State group on Monday after its atrocities in Paris, promising tough new anti-terror measures at home and intensified bombing of Syria. France and Belgium staged dozens of raids on suspected extremists as the […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Poe prays for SET members ahead of decision

Poe prays for SET members ahead of decision

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A day before the Senate Electoral Tribunal is expected to decide on the disqualification of Sen. Grace Poe as senator, the first-term senator said she is praying for certain members of the tribunal to be on her side. Poe refused to say who among the members of the SET she was referring […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
High winds disrupt power throughout Southern California

High winds disrupt power throughout Southern California

High winds sweeping down from the north caused power outages Monday in communities across Southern California. As if 1:30 p.m., Southern California Edison was managing about 500 storm-related incidents with more than 5,400 customers affected by the wind. SCE work crews have begun restoring electric service to customers without power as a result of the high winds. Areas impacted […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·