Richard Yap top bills upcoming ‘Mano Po’ movie

Richard Yap top bills upcoming ‘Mano Po’ movie

Richard Yap will star opposite seasoned actress Jean Garcia in the upcoming seventh installment of the “Mano Po” movie franchise. Produced by Regal Films, the Kapamilya star will topbill “Mano Po 7: Chinoy” under the direction of Ian Lorenos. “I am very excited about this movie kasi it’s really something new to me. May konting […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

By Abner Galino Contrary to popular impression, President Barack Obama’s executive action in 2012 to shield from deportation undocumented persons who came to the US when they were children, otherwise known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, remains in effect despite a recent unfavorable decision by the US Supreme Court on the […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

Census data show aging community’s growing needs and challenges, including poverty, language barriers, and health LOS ANGELES,  – The face of Los Angeles County’s older adult population is changing. According to a new report released today by AARP and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Asian Americans are among the fastest-growing 50-plus populations countywide. […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
Chinese national admits hacking US defense firms

Chinese national admits hacking US defense firms

By Rob Lever Washington, United States | AFP |   – A Chinese national pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from the hacking of trade secrets from US defense contractors, including plans for transport and fighter jets, officials said. Su Bin, 50, had been charged in a 2014 indictment with hacking into the computer networks of Boeing and other […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ferrari signs preliminary deal for theme park in China

Ferrari signs preliminary deal for theme park in China

Ferrari announced Thursday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with two Chinese companies to build a theme park in China. The non-binding deal with Beijing Automotive and Biac Eternaland Property will, if implemented, see the two Chinese companies licensed to establish the park in a still-to-be-decided Chinese city. The luxury sportscar maker and […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
US presses China on non-militarization in West PHL Sea

US presses China on non-militarization in West PHL Sea

Washington, United States | AFP |  – The White House pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday to expand his non-militarization pledge to cover the entire South China Sea, despite Beijing’s recent military activity in the area. Daniel Kritenbrink, senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council, spoke amid rising tensions between the two countries over China’s […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US defense chief jabs at Beijing in S. China Sea visit

US defense chief jabs at Beijing in S. China Sea visit

By Thomas WATKINS Aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Undefined | AFP |  – Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday visited a US aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, where he took a jab at Chinese actions that have been blamed for raising tension in the disputed waterway. Carter flew to the USS Roosevelt – […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

(Washington, United States-AFP) – Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed. The report compiles research from people of varying races, including Caucasians, African Americans and Asians, all from low income backgrounds. Researchers found that consuming peanuts regularly reduced mortality among men […]

03.03.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Millions in China on the move after Lunar New Year

Millions in China on the move after Lunar New Year

(Beijing, China-AFP) – Vast numbers of Chinese were heading back to their workplaces Tuesday as the Lunar New Year holiday drew to a close, with state media reporting a record near-10 million railway trips expected. Chinese tradition dictates families gather in their home towns before the annual celebrations begin — on February 19 this year. […]

25.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Lunar New Year ·
Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

(Beijing-AFP) – Fireworks illuminated the skies across China as millions around Asia ushered in the Year of the Sheep on Thursday, kicking off festivities with an annual televised gala that got a thumbs down on social media for heavy Communist Party propaganda. Wednesday night, or Lunar New Year’s eve, was marked by loud booms as […]

19.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Lunar New Year ·
‘Distant,’ a three part pan-Asian film, from ‘Ilo Ilo’ director

‘Distant,’ a three part pan-Asian film, from ‘Ilo Ilo’ director

(Relaxnews) – Anthony Chen, who burst onto the international scene with “Ilo Ilo,” will executive produce three-part Chinese, Singaporean and Thai film project “Distant.” Tying the three 30-minute segments together will be a Chinese lead, but otherwise each part will be helmed by a different director and feature a different supporting cast, reports Variety. The completed […]

07.10.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General co-hosted the launch of the 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament at the Community Hall of the Philippine Consulate General on 24 September 2014. Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim welcomed the cooperation of the Asian American Chamber Association (AACA) composed of the Bangladesh, Cambodian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Mongolian, Pakistani, Singaporean, Thai Chambers […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Inner angels, inner demons: scientists continue to explore healthy gut bacteria

Inner angels, inner demons: scientists continue to explore healthy gut bacteria

(Relaxnews) – A team of Chinese and Danish researchers has identified 500 new species of gut-residing microorganisms and 800 new bacterial viruses which could attack them. The findings could lead to promising new treatments and possibly circumvent the current crisis of antimicrobial resistance. Using a technique they developed for analyzing DNA sequence data, researchers managed […]

08.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Wealthy Chinese buy space flight tickets: report

Wealthy Chinese buy space flight tickets: report

(BEIJING-AFP) – More than 300 Chinese space enthusiasts have booked tickets costing nearly $100,000 for a five minute trip to outer space, official media reported Friday. The 305 buyers snapped up tickets for a trip with Dutch firm Space Expedition Corp (SXC) when they went on sale on Taobao, an online retail website, the state-run […]

16.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
The countries most likely to opt for a spiritual or beach holiday

The countries most likely to opt for a spiritual or beach holiday

(Relaxnews) – North Americans are intrepid travelers and look for destinations that are ‘off the beaten track,’ while Europeans seek out sun-soaked beach vacations. Those are among some of the key findings in a large-scale TripAdvisor survey that polled 60,000 respondents in 32 markets around the world for the bi-annual TripBarometer, which aims to gauge […]

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

By M. Jegathesan KUALA LUMPUR, March 24, 2014 (AFP) – Malaysia said Monday the passenger jet which went missing more than two weeks ago crashed in the Indian Ocean, but shed no light on the mystery of why it veered from its intended course. Prime Minister Najib Razak said new satellite analysis of Malaysia Airlines […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Australia, US launch ‘needle in haystack’ plane search

Australia, US launch ‘needle in haystack’ plane search

SYDNEY  (AFP) – Australian and American authorities said Tuesday they had begun searching 600,000 square kilometers (230,000 square miles) of the remote Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and conceded it was like looking for a needle in a haystack. The Malaysian government has revealed it believes the jet was deliberately diverted and […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Advancing Justice- LA study on Asian-Americans’ access to higher education

Advancing Justice- LA study on Asian-Americans’ access to higher education

LOS ANGELES – As part of a coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander civil rights and higher education organizations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles has released a brief report entitled Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California: How Higher Education Diversity Benefits Our Communities. A one-page summary of the report was also released, including […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Get ready to usher in the Year of the Horse with Pechanga Resort & Casino. Many Asian cultures including Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian and more mark the lunar New Year in 2014 on Friday, January 31. The very next day, Pechanga Resort & Casino invites everyone to celebrate the fun and festivities with […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Dining out while detoxing

Dining out while detoxing

(Relaxnews) – Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to forgo your social life while on a detox regimen. Giving up on certain foods doesn’t mean avoiding restaurants altogether, especially if dining out is an important element of your social well-being. That said, certain types of restaurants and dishes are more likely to be in […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
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