JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

Los Angeles – The Justice League based in Los Angeles or the Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans’ organizations, community advocates, youth and students announced that they will march for the fourth time in 15 years on Veterans Day, Wednesday November 11 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Justice League with 34 organizations endorsing the […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

Palace hopes laglag bala issue won’t affect PHL image

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Malacañang official expressed hope Friday that the attention given by international media on the laglag bala controversy at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will not affect efforts to promote the country as a tourist destination. “Unfortunately, these are unattended consequences of the attention that this (issue) has generated and we are […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Texas, Southern plains on alert for another round of flooding rainfall

Texas, Southern plains on alert for another round of flooding rainfall

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com AccuWeather Global Weather Center   – AccuWeather reports following a very wet second half of October in the southern Plains, the weather pattern is showing no signs of letting up as another storm system is expected to deliver heavy rain towards the end of the week. A storm aloft […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the second consecutive year, AARP presented The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York (TOFA-NY) Awards on Saturday, October 31 at Carnegie Hall in New York. Created to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals and organizations that have raised the profile of the Filipino American community in a unique way, TOFA honored 15 exceptional individuals and […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Grace Poe mulls taking ‘second opinion’ after DNA test results show no match

Grace Poe mulls taking ‘second opinion’ after DNA test results show no match

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe is considering taking a second set of DNA tests with her probable biological kin after the initial trials yielded negative results. “Just like [in getting] a medical opinion, you can always get a second opinion. So we’re open to having a retest,” Poe told reporters.during the Makabayan coalition’s formal […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Amid hate over laglag bala, inspectors show quiet love with purple ribbons

Amid hate over laglag bala, inspectors show quiet love with purple ribbons

MANILA   (Mabuhay) – Despised by passengers over the laglag bala extortion some of their colleagues are suspected of committing, luggage inspectors and other personnel of the Office of Transportation Security on Friday came up with a show of quiet love. Screening officers from the OTS wore pink ribbons around their right arms as they […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
More blessing for Bela

More blessing for Bela

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Landing a lead role in Joel Lamangan’s latest movie “Tomadachi” is another blessing for actress Bela Padilla. She thought bagging the role of Honorata (Felix Manalo’s wife) in the blockbuster movie about the founder and first executive director of Iglesia ni Cristo, was already the biggest she could hope to receive this […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Prebiotics could help prevent food allergies in the future

Prebiotics could help prevent food allergies in the future

(Relaxnews) – Scientists at a French medical research institute have demonstrated in mice that prebiotics reduced the risk of allergy to wheat by improving the immune system’s tolerance to allergens. Having previously looked into probiotics, scientists at France’s INSERM research institute are now conducting research into prebiotics in the hope of one day stopping the […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

Fur is on-trend for Fall-Winter 2015-2016

(Relaxnews) – Fur, that much-debated subject, is a key fashion trend this season. Designers shifted their interest to both real and faux versions to keep us warm and snuggly this winter. Here are our picks of the fur pieces displayed at the fashion shows. Fox, mink and rabbit were just some of the types of fur […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Japan’s dainty geishas in secret fast-food raids

Japan’s dainty geishas in secret fast-food raids

(Kyoto, Japan-AFP) – A craving for fast food presents few obstacles to most people, but for Japan’s dainty, doll-like geishas, it calls for a daring undercover operation — and a cunning disguise. While strictly taboo for a geisha to be seen munching French fries, some “geiko” — as they are known in the ancient city […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Big N. America debut for Bond film ‘Spectre’

Big N. America debut for Bond film ‘Spectre’

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The new James Bond movie “Spectre” overcame lukewarm reviews to triumph at the North American box office, earning a whopping $73 million on its debut weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The star-studded spy thriller — with Daniel Craig as the dashing secret agent, Italian beauty Monica Bellucci and Oscar-winning Austrian star Christoph […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The sky could be the limit for this Rolls-Royce Dawn

The sky could be the limit for this Rolls-Royce Dawn

(Relaxnews) – One of the lots at the upcoming Naples Winter Wine Festival charity auction will be the chance to own the very first North American example of Rolls-Royce’s new luxury convertible. Revealed at the Frankfurt motor show in September, the Rolls-Royce Dawn is one of the most remarkable and certainly the most stunning car […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·

Senator Huff urges homeowners to consider flood insurance

Heavy El Niño rainfall could flood areas not considered flood risks SACRAMENTO: Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) is asking both home and business owners to consider the purchase of flood insurance before El Niño rainfall conditions are expected to strike California. Senator Huff points out that the disaster that covered cars with mudslides on a […]

05.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Nearly 500 hospitals pay $250-M to resolve false claims act allegations related to implantation of cardiac devices: FBI

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice has reached 70 settlements involving 457 hospitals in 43 states for more than $250 million related to cardiac devices that were implanted in Medicare patients in violation of Medicare coverage requirements, the Department of Justice announced today. “While recognizing and respecting physician judgment, the department will hold accountable hospitals […]

05.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Nurses hail Cal/OSHA’s proposed regulations to prevent workplace violence

Prevention is the cure to epidemic of violence, nurses say    Nurses are very pleased with the Cal/OSHA Board’s proposed regulations for workplace violence prevention, announced the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today. The proposed regulations, released last Friday, will implement SB 1299, the Healthcare Workplace Violence Prevention Act, which was sponsored by CNA and […]

05.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Los Angeles wants backyard cisterns to collect rain water

(Los Angeles, United States-AFP) – Officials in drought-stricken Los Angeles want locals to consider installing special cisterns to collect rainwater that would otherwise run off and go to waste. It hardly rains in southern California, but when it does, sudden and powerful downpours can lead to flooding and landslides – with much of the excess […]

05.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Union Bank, American Heart Association reveal name and design of their 2016 Rose Parade float

Union Bank, American Heart Association reveal name and design of their 2016 Rose Parade float

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Union Bank and the American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Affiliate announced today their premier float will be called “Union of Hearts.” The float will be a part of the world famous 2016 Rose Parade® presented by Honda. The name pays tribute to the 30-year collaboration between the bank and the […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
Regine Velasquez shares ‘secret’ to staying power

Regine Velasquez shares ‘secret’ to staying power

Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez said she feels blessed that people are still interested in her music. In a recent press conference for her upcoming concert series, “Regine… at the Theater”, Velasquez shared what she believes is the “secret” to her staying power in the local entertainment industry. “Maraming bata na mas magagaling sa akin but […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Robin Williams suffered from dementia, widow says

Robin Williams suffered from dementia, widow says

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Robin Williams’s widow revealed Tuesday that the late actor suffered from Lewy body dementia, a neurodegenerative disease that alters mood, movement and provokes hallucinations. “It was not depression that killed Robin. Depression was one of let’s call it 50 symptoms and it was a small one,” Susan Schneider told People magazine. Days […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
American Stroke Association urges people to learn the F.A.S.T. warning signs of stroke

American Stroke Association urges people to learn the F.A.S.T. warning signs of stroke

LOS ANGELES — It was the summer of 2009 and Dana Rivera was having a typical day. She started her morning with a workout then dropped off her son at summer school. Before picking him up in the afternoon, Dana made a quick stop at the store where she suddenly felt the left side of her […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services ·