Injection Rhinoplasty Gaining Popularity in Asian Community

By Grace Gold When we first covered the topic of ethnic rhinoplasty, the tale of Los Angeles high school senior and Persian princess Dornaz Maraghehchi, who received a nose job as a gift for the Persian New Year, stirred much controversy. Now an increase in the number of Asian...

Prayer relieves mind in many ways, study finds

Getting on your knees and looking to the heavens may really bring comfort during tough times, new research finds. This will come as no surprise to many Americans, as 75 percent say they pray on a weekly basis in order to manage hard situations, including illness, and emotions...

Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley likely for May 7 in Vegas

By Lam Setterfield Eight-division king Manny Pacquiao will fight on May 7, rather than, April 16, in an HBO pay per view televised bout from Las Vegas, the fighter’s adviser, Michael Koncz, told FanHouse on Tuesday. The story was first reported by BoxingScene.com....

2010’s surprising celebrity breakups continue

It’s been a rocky year for celebrity romance – young and old alike. Over the past two days, at least three star couples have split. The latest: Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds. “After long and careful consideration on both our parts, we’ve decided to...

New Asian American group in the offing?

LAS VEGAS -  On December 1st, a group of Asian-American leaders held an appreciation dinner for the members of the Asian community in Las Vegas “to express our gratitude to all of you who believed in the strength and power of the Asian votes, and their presence and...

New Vegas casino complex takes gamble on recovery

By Steve Friess LAS VEGAS, December 14, 2010 (AFP) – Amid a crushing recession that has left unfinished casino and condo projects stalled in Las Vegas and across the region, opening a new resort complex here seems a decidedly risky bet. But that’s what’s about to...

Nissan delivers first Leaf in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, December 14, 2010 (AFP) – Nissan’s new Leaf electric car has been delivered to its first customer, in San Francisco, days ahead of its official launch in Japan. In what Nissan described as “the first delivery of an affordable, mass-market,...

Gays press US court to uphold same-sex marriage

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6  – Supporters of same-sex marriage in California took their fight to a US federal appeal court Monday, in the latest stage in a legal saga which could have national implications. Gay rights activists want the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals to...

Too many holidays hurting Philippine businesses

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) – Campaigns to declare national holidays in the Philippines that would honor pets and fishermen are fueling business anger over the mounting number of days off workers enjoy each year. Too many holidays are forcing many potential investors to avoid...

LA fashion show features clothes made by Krista Ranillo

LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 (Mabuhay) – Sexy actress Krista Ranillo is intent on invading the fashion industry in Hollywood through the help of her cousin, designer David Tupaz. Tupaz is designing bridal wears and gowns for celebrities in Hollywood. He is now mentoring Krista, an...
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