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Detox 101: five key concepts

(Relaxnews) – Our bodies are equipped with ways of eliminating toxins, but the organs in charge of these vital processes are overwhelmed at times, especially in the face of modern stressors such as pesticides and air pollution. Detoxification, a word that carries a certain...
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Angel denies going on a cruise with politician

Actress Angel Locsin denied rumors that she went on a cruise with a politician during the holidays. Locsin said she was surprised as well when her manager, Ethel Ramos, started asking her whether she was indeed with a politician during her recent vacation. “Nagulat ako nung...
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PHL’s communist insurgents to declare own Christmas truce

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Communist rebels will declare a ceasefire during the holidays to allow their comrades to mark the 45th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines on Dec. 26. In a statement posted on its website late Tuesday, the CPP said: “The leadership… is...
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Arroyos allowed to spend Christmas, New Year with GMA

MANILA, Dec 19 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division  has allowed the family of detained former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to spend December 24, 25, 31, 2013 and January 1, 2014 with her. The actual court order reads, “acting on accused Gloria...
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DOF: Profitable hotels should pay income tax

MANILA, May 22 (Mabuhay) — There is no need to grant an Income Tax Holiday (ITH) incentive to hotels and resorts in the country’s hottest tourist destinations, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said in response to the open letter to the president of the Philippine Hotel...
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DOH to consider fireworks ban even as total fireworks-related injuries decreased by 33%

The Department of Health (DOH) is considering a ban on individual use of fireworks/firecrackers if injuries continue to rise during the holiday season despite its all-out efforts. From 21-26 December, there were a total of 72 fireworks-related injuries. Of this number, 71 were...
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Balita Media announces the winners of the “Free Trip for 2 to the Philippines” raffle contest

On December 20th, Balita Media Inc. held its annual raffle contest on LA-18’s Kababayan LA, hosted by Janelle So with guest, Joy Marino from Balita Media. The raffle contest gave away ten consolation prizes and a grand prize, which includes two round-trip tickets to the...
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PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY NOTICE – JANUARY 2013

Los Angeles, 20 November 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will be closed on the following holidays: Date (Day) Holiday 1 January 2013 (Tuesday) New Year’s Day 21 January 2013 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day Regular consular services will resume on the next...
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Richard, Maricar still adjusting to relationship

Crooner Richard Poon admitted that he’s still adjusting to having girlfriend, actress Maricar Reyes, as he tries to set up his priorities. Poon made the statement after he was asked how he and Reyes plan to celebrate Christmas. The singer said he might not be able to celebrate...
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