August 2011 News Archives

Aug 31, 2011

Maria Aragon To Sing Philippine National Anthem in Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 Bout

Maria Aragon To Sing Philippine National Anthem in Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 Bout
By in Boxing, Sports 2 comments

Maria Lourdes Aragon Image Credit: Mike Alquinto Maria Lourdes Aragon, a Fil-Canadian YouTube singing sensation, was selected by Manny Pacquiao to sing the Philippine National Anthem in his fight against Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to reports by several international news sites. “I […]


Aug 31, 2011

Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila: Concert at MOA on October 25

Black Eyed Peas Live in Manila:  Concert at MOA on October 25
By in Asia, Concerts, Entertainment, Local, Music, United States No comments

Black Eyed Peas Image Credit: blackeyedpeas.com After the successful Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Miley Cyrus and Thirty Seconds to Mars concerts, Futuretainment Inc. and Music Management Inc. (MMI) are pleased to publicize their much-awaited project to bring in Black Eyed Peas (BEP) for a concert on October 25 at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) […]


Aug 31, 2011

Insurance Companies To Raise Premiums Due to Hurricane Irene

By in Business, Finance, United States, World No comments

Insurance companies are expected to raise premiums after the estimated $7 billion losses from damages brought about by Hurricane Irene and other natural calamities. According to reports by several international news sites on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, customers may face higher premiums after Hurrican Irene. Big insurance companies are reportedly having a profitable year despite […]


Aug 31, 2011

New Bird Flu Strain of H5N1: U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Warns Public of Possible Resurgence

New Bird Flu Strain of H5N1: U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Warns Public of Possible Resurgence
By in Asia, Health, Science, World No comments

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned the public of a new bird flu strain of H5N1, which is spreading in Vietnam and China, as reported by international news sites, August 29, 2011. According to virologists, the new mutant strain of H5N1 has still no vaccine available.


Aug 31, 2011

Sebastian Bach Loses House Memorabilia Due To Hurricane Irene

Sebastian Bach
By in Arts, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, United States, World No comments

Sebastian Bach Image Credit: NY Daily News Sebastian Bach lost his New Jersey home due to flooding brought about by Hurricane Irene, according to reports by several international news sites on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. The rock star’s house was moved from its foundation due to an overflowing reservoir. He started to recover some of […]


Aug 31, 2011

Sony 3D personal theater HMZ T1 unveiled, to be available in Japan this November

Sony 3D personal theater HMZ T1 unveiled, to be available in Japan this November
By in Asia, Entertainment, Movies, Music, Technology No comments

Sony Japan unveiled on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, its 3D personal theater dubbed as HMZ T1 which means “head mounted display” or a wearable theater system. Sony 3D personal theater HMZ T1 Image Credit: Sony.jp As noted by Sony Japan on its official website that day, the Sony HMZ T1 is a head mounted display […]


Aug 31, 2011

CNN buys Zite, an iPad App news magazine company

CNN buys Zite, an iPad App news magazine company
By in Business, Lifestyle, Software, United States No comments

News giant Cable News Network (CNN) recently bought Zite news app, an iPad App news company where users are given a personalized magazine-like reading experience. CNN and Zite logo Image Credit: CNN/Zite As reported by CNN on their official website on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, CNN Worldwide president Jim Walton announced the company’s purchase of […]


Aug 31, 2011

Adele’s “Someone Like You”, Earns Standing Ovation at MTV VMA 2011, Tops US iTunes (Video)

Adele’s “Someone Like You”, Earns Standing Ovation at MTV VMA 2011, Tops US iTunes (Video)
By in Entertainment, Music, Television, United States No comments

Adele’s rendition of “Someone Like You” has earned a standing ovation at the MTV Video Music Awards 2011, as reported by news sites, August 28, 2011. This performance is believed to have caused the song’s surge to the top of the US iTunes chart.


Aug 31, 2011

Angelina Jolie on Vanity Fair: “No secret wedding with Brad Pitt, not pregnant”

Angelina Jolie on Vanity Fair: “No secret wedding with Brad Pitt, not pregnant”
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, United States 1 comment

Updated: April 14, 2012 11:20 a.m. Read Brangelina engaged: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt to marry, engagement ring revealed, reports say (Photo) Angelina Jolie recently clarified that there will be no secret wedding between her and Brad Pitt and that she is not pregnant, contrary to earlier rumors. Vanity Fair magazine October 2011 issue Image Credit: […]


Aug 30, 2011

Aisha Gadhafi, Muammar Gadhafi’s daughter gives birth in Algeria

Aisha Gadhafi, Muammar Gadhafi’s daughter gives birth in Algeria
By in Africa, Current Events, Lifestyle 1 comment

Aisha Gadhafi, the daughter of Muammar Gadhafi, reportedly gave birth in Algeria on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, one day after she and other Gadhafi family members left Libya. Aisha Gadhafi in April 2011 Image Credit: Getty Images According to international news sites, Muammar Gadhafi’s daughter, Aisha, who is a former U.N. goodwill ambassador and has […]