Star Magic 2011 celebrity beauty secrets revealed

By Marlou Colina Los Angeles – Held last April 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM, the Star Magic 2011 event held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles was a major success. I was very fortunate to bring my staff to help the kapamilya celebrities with their hair and make-up backstage. At...

PHL, U.S. sign illegal narcotics control accord

MANILA, April 19 (PNA) – The Philippines and the United States signed on Tuesday a Letter of Agreement (LOA) that affirms the Aquino administration’s resolve to promote the rule of law and address the scourge of illegal narcotics trade and trafficking. The LOA on...

Obama off to ‘friend’ Facebook in person

By Tangi Quemener WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 (AFP) – President Barack Obama heads to Facebook’s headquarters Wednesday to tout his budget cuts to followers of the social media powerhouse, which he also hopes to use to help get reelected. Obama, whose audacious 2008...

Fil-Am pitcher Lincecum gives $25,000 to fan fund

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2011 (AFP) – Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is giving $25,000 to assist the San Francisco fan who suffered a serious head injury when he was attacked outside Dodger Stadium last. The donation from the two-time National League Cy Young Award winner will...

11 charged in crackdown on online poker

By Chris Lefkow WASHINGTON, April 16, 2011 (AFP) – Eleven people have been charged with bank fraud, money laundering, illegal gambling and other offenses in a crackdown on the three largest online poker companies operating in the United States. The founders of the companies...

Abducted Las Vegas man freed in Philippines

MANILA, April 13, 2011 (AFP) – An American man held hostage by an unknown group in the Philippines was freed on Wednesday after a three-month ordeal, local police said. Milton Taylor, a 53-year-old from Las Vegas, turned up in a mountain village on Mindanao island...

The Asian Professional Exchange hosts charity mixer and fashion show

LOS ANGELES – The Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) will host a professional mixer and fashion show on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., at the J-Lounge, 1119 W. Olive St., Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90015 featuring the work of four extraordinary fashion...

Charice returns to ‘Glee’

By Antoinette Bueno Charice made her triumphant return to “Glee” on last Tuesday night’s episode as Sunshine Corazon, a member of rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline. In the episode, Charice offers to help McKinley High’s glee club New Directions with a...

ePassport processing now takes 10 weeks

LOS ANGELES – In view of the prolonged technical problems being encountered in the processing of and the surge in demand for the ePassport, the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles regrets to inform the public that the waiting time is further extended to 10 weeks and...

Heroic Melo can’t save the Knicks

By Ian Thomsen BOSTON – Two games reveal two sides of the Carmelo Anthony coin. In Game 1, with a chance to win at the buzzer, he misses a long three. Should he have passed instead? Game 2 on Tuesday finds Anthony with another chance to win. Glen Davis rambles over to...
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