New Year celebrations around the world: London

New Year celebrations around the world: London

(Relaxnews) – Not many days from now, the planet will bid farewell to 2015 and welcome 2016 with open arms. We’re taking a world tour of the big cities where the New Year is a major cause for celebration. Let’s take a look at London in the UK. The UK capital celebrates New Year on […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Could Barbra Streisand be set to direct ‘A Life in Pieces’?

Could Barbra Streisand be set to direct ‘A Life in Pieces’?

(Relaxnews) – Barbra Streisand could be set to direct an episode of the CBS show “A Life in Pieces.” The star’s husband James Brolin, who plays John Short in the series, suggested to his wife that she take control of an episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The singer hinted that she might well do so […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Aquino expects country’s columnists to deliver message of hope

Aquino expects country’s columnists to deliver message of hope

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday he expects the country’s leading columnists and commentators to enlighten the public as the country holds a national election next year. Attending the Bulong Pulungan Christmas Party at the Sofitel Hotel in Pasay City, President Aquino praised the media luminaries for their contribution to […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gerphil to tour with David Foster in 2016

Gerphil to tour with David Foster in 2016

It’s official: Asia’s Got Talent (AGT) finalist Gerphil Flores confirmed that she will be part of the Asian tour of “David Foster and Friends” in 2016. Flores said it’s a dream do come true for her to work with Foster, who was one of the judges of the pan-Asian talent contest. “Sabi ko nga po […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Panda Cares holds 8th annual holiday carnival celebration

Panda Cares holds 8th annual holiday carnival celebration

ROSEMEAD, Calif. –Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express and its parent company, Panda Restaurant Group, hosted its 8th annual Leader In Me Holiday Carnival on Friday, Dec. 11. Four hundred students from Encinita Elementary School in Rosemead, CA, were recognized at the event for their academic and leadership achievements in The Leader in Me program, a whole school transformation process created by FranklinCovey, […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Algae toxin may erase sea lion memory: study

Algae toxin may erase sea lion memory: study

(San Francisco-AFP) – A toxin in algae may be erasing the memory of sea lions, which wash ashore by the hundreds each year off the coast of California, disoriented and suffering seizures, scientists said Monday. Known as domoic acid, the substance is produced naturally by marine algae, but can harm sea lions’ ability to navigate […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness ·
Marlo denies Janella-Jerome romance

Marlo denies Janella-Jerome romance

Young actor Marlo Mortel denied that his leading lady Janella Salvador had a relationship with their “Be Careful With My Heart” co-star Jerome Ponce. Mortel said there is no truth to rumors that Salvador and Ponce were once an item “Hindi naman naging sila,” Mortel said. “Naging close lang talaga sila kasi every day ang […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

More areas under Storm Signal No. 3 as Nona hits Sorsogon

MANILA, Dec 14 (Mabuhay) — Typhoon Nona (international name Melor) made landfall for the second time on Monday, bringing heavy rains and winds in its wake. The tropical storm hit Bulusan in Sorsogon province at around 5 p.m. Monday. It had made its first landfall in the country earlier in the day, just before noon, […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

US must do more to counter IS propaganda: top general

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 12/14/2015 – America is coming up far short in its efforts to counter Islamic State propaganda, and the jihadists’ messages often resonate with younger people, the US military’s top general warned Monday. “I think we probably do get a C-minus or D in terms of doing it right now,” General Joe Dunford told […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Duterte dared: Name criminals you killed

MANILA, Dec 14 (Mabuhay) – House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday dared 2016 presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to name the criminals he has supposedly executed to maintain peace and order in Davao City. “Baka image-making lang ito. I would like to dare our very brave mayor, name names. ‘Wag yung puro, ‘pinatay ko […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

EPA awards $50,000 to LA Unified to educate students on water conservation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded an environmental education grant of $50,000 to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to develop and implement curriculum focused on water sustainability in a changing climate. Five middle schools and five high schools—a total of 20 classrooms—will learn about water conservation, recycled water, and storm […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Carbon38 releases first fashion collection

Carbon38 releases first fashion collection

(Relaxnews) – Online activewear label Carbon38 has launched its first-ever fashion collection. Featuring high-end jackets, dresses, leggings, jumpsuits and tops, the collection combines activewear fabrics with daily silhouettes. The brand has created an exclusive gray, white and black wave print inspired by the juxtaposition of the gritty and on-the-go NYC lifestyle with the laid-back beach […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Tumblr reveals most reblogged celebrities in 2015

Tumblr reveals most reblogged celebrities in 2015

Entertainment - Cinema - Music - Trend - Celebrity - Looking back on 2015 (Relaxnews) – Chris Evans, Taylor Swift and Serena Williams were among the most reblogged celebrities on Tumblr in 2015. The blogging site has released their Year in Review stats, recapping everything from the most popular blogs, people and places that got Tumblrs buzzing over the last year. Top actresses in 2015: […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Music, Online ·
USCIS launches ‘Emma’ – virtual assistant to finding answers

USCIS launches ‘Emma’ – virtual assistant to finding answers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” today on uscis.gov, allowing customers to quickly find accurate information. She answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages. She is named after Emma Lazarus, whose famous words are inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty. Emma was […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Angel Locsin undergoes medical treatment for spine

Angel Locsin undergoes medical treatment for spine

Actress Angel Locsin on Friday expressed her gratitude to her fans for their unwavering support as she posted photos of her in a hospital in Singapore moments after undergoing medical treatment for her disc bulge in her spine. On her Instagram account, the 30-year-old Locsin wrote: “I’m still a little bit groggy and sore but […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US Supreme Court gives nod to assault weapons ban

US Supreme Court gives nod to assault weapons ban

Washington, United States | AFP |   – The US Supreme Court appeared on Monday to back lawmakers who want to restrict the type of guns such as semi-automatic assault weapons used in recent mass shootings. In a 7-2 vote, the high court’s justices refused to take up a challenge to a Chicago suburb’s ban on the sale or […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Private sector urged to check how laws are implemented

Private sector urged to check how laws are implemented

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The private, academe, and business sectors must monitor how the law is being implemented, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara told businessmen in his keynote at the Integrity Summit 2015 in Makati City on Wednesday. According to the senator, these sectors must work closely with government to ensure proper implementation of the Fair Competition […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why Sam Milby isn’t chummy with ex Anne

Why Sam Milby isn’t chummy with ex Anne

There may be on good terms but how does Sam Milby truly feel about former girlfriend Anne Curtis? “We are friends, okay kami,” Milby said. “But friends like ‘yung nag-uusap kami? No, of course not.” The actor, who is currently seeing someone who’s not from showbiz, explained that he doesn’t think it would be proper […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL envoy remembered

PHL envoy remembered

NaFFAA head speaks on the passing of Ambassador Willy C. Gaa “Ambassador Willy Gaa was a consummate diplomat, whose actions more than his words, helped make a difference in the Filipino American community’s aspirations for empowerment,” says NaFFAA National Chairman JT Mallonga. “As Philippine Ambassador to the United States from 2006-2011, Ambassador Gaa deeply cared […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

The top books of 2015 according to Barnes & Noble

(Relaxnews) – Bookseller Barnes & Noble has released its picks for the top books of 2015, in categories that include the best celebrity memoirs, books that got people talking, novels waiting to be made into big screen adaptations and best-sellers. In the category of books with staying power, titles chosen include everything from Anthony Doerr’s […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·