PHL welcomes 100 millionth baby

PHL welcomes 100 millionth baby

MANILA (AFP) – A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation. The child, Jennalyn Sentino, was one of 100 babies born in state hospitals all over the archipelago who received the symbolic designation of […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists

Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists

(LONDON-AFP) – Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found. The study discovered that a handshake transfers 10 times as much bacteria as a fist bump, following a series of tests at Aberystwyth University on the west coast of Wales. Doctor Dave […]

29.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Footballer James Rodriguez tops global social media chart: Starcount

Footballer James Rodriguez tops global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Soccer star James Rodriguez, who took home the Golden Boot at the World Cup, is once again the talk of social media after being recruited by Real Madrid. The Colombian midfielder scored a total of six goals and was responsible for two assists throughout the World Cup, earning the Golden Boot as the […]

Marvel announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

Marvel announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – The first movie is not even out in theaters yet, but Marvel has already announced that the second episode will arrive in 2017. Although it may seem somewhat precipitous, Marvel’s announcement at Comic-Con of a “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel is based on the largely positive response from the press to the movie’s […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
One-off BMWi8 to go under the hammer at Pebble Beach

One-off BMWi8 to go under the hammer at Pebble Beach

(Relaxnews) – The unique Concours d’Elegance Edition of the high-tech hybrid supercar will boast a number of special features and the proceeds of the sale will go to charity. Considered by many as the premium sportscar of the future, the BMWi8 is extremely lightweight and uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain consisting of a 128bph electric […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘Batman V Superman’: Wonder Woman revealed

‘Batman V Superman’: Wonder Woman revealed

(Relaxnews) – Director Zack Snyder unveiled the first photo of the female superhero as portrayed by Israeli actress Gal Gadot in the upcoming movie “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.” A few images from the teaser screened at San Diego’s Comic-Con have also made their way to the web. The buzz is building around Zack […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
‘Ant-Man’: details unveiled on Evangeline Lily and Corey Stoll’s roles

‘Ant-Man’: details unveiled on Evangeline Lily and Corey Stoll’s roles

(Relaxnews) – The two actors revealed through their TV roles on “Lost” and “House of Cards” were recently added to the cast of Marvel’s comedy feature. Now details have surfaced on their characters in “Ant-Man.” Evangeline Lily will play Hope Van Dyne, the daughter of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), the first scientist to put on […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Creditors are harassing me!

Creditors are harassing me!

Q: Creditors are harassing me – but I lost my job, and cannot pay. How do I stop them calling? A: If you cannot pay your bills, creditors will take steps to collect. That’s natural, but continued harassment can be emotionally depressing. If you have lost your job, or simply cannot cope, call me. You […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Aquino: Job enormous, but I’m determined to serve weaves DAP early into his fifth report to the nation

Aquino: Job enormous, but I’m determined to serve weaves DAP early into his fifth report to the nation

MANILA, July 28 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino managed to weave in justification for the discredited Disbursement Acceleration Program early into his fifth and penultimate State of the Nation Address on Monday. He also began his report to the nation with yet another swipe at the past administration, citing the corruption, dismal economy, low investor […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bangsamoro Law, econ bills top House agenda for second regular session

Bangsamoro Law, econ bills top House agenda for second regular session

MANILA, July 28 (Mabuhay) – The passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and several economic bills including the Fair Competition Act, will be the top priorities of the House of Representatives in the second regular session, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Monday. In his opening speech, Belmonte urged Congress to fast-track the passage of […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
North American box office loves ‘Lucy’

North American box office loves ‘Lucy’

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Director Luc Besson’s action sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” about a woman turned superhuman by using 100 percent of her brain, debuted at the top of the North American box office, estimates showed Sunday. In its first weekend out, the film whose title role is played by Scarlett Johansson, earned $44 million in ticket sales […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jaguar reveals new details on XE sports sedan

Jaguar reveals new details on XE sports sedan

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of an official unveiling in London on September 8, Jaguar has released additional information on its highly anticipated XE. The new sports sedan will be on display at the Paris Motor Show in October and is expected to hit dealerships sometime in 2015. The XE project, announced at the latest Geneva Motor […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Videos ·
Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta creates Cookie Shot knock-off

Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta creates Cookie Shot knock-off

(Relaxnews) – In yet another sign that New York pastry chef Dominique Ansel is an undisputed international trailblazer in butter and sugar, the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta has launched a not so subtle knock-off of his Cookie Shot. And called it, well, the Cookie Shot. Because unlike the Cronut, which is trademarked, Ansel hasn’t sought […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Could you go 99 days without checking Facebook?

Could you go 99 days without checking Facebook?

(Relaxnews) – Facebook came under fire recently for experimenting with 700,000 of its users’ moods by altering their newsfeeds, but an interesting counter-experiment that makes the site the subject of investigation is taking the Internet by storm. “99 Days of Freedom” sees users stay away from Facebook for 99 consecutive days, filling in a “happiness […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Balms, glosses, lipstick…what to put on your lips this summer

Balms, glosses, lipstick…what to put on your lips this summer

(Relaxnews) – There was a time when the options were limited when it came to lip color. But nowadays cosmetics makers, ever more creative, are constantly innovating to find ideal formulas and textures. Between glosses, balms and lipsticks, there is something for everyone. Gloss One of the stars of the summer makeup kit, lip gloss […]

28.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Richard Yap remains a Kapamilya

Richard Yap remains a Kapamilya

Richard Yap will remain an ABS-CBN talent for another year. The “Be Careful With My Heart” star formalized the deal recently with ABS-CBN executives, including broadcast head Cory Vidanes and TV production head Laurenti Dyogi. “I’m very thankful to ABS-CBN for having faith in me, having trust in me,” said Yap, whose first starring role […]

26.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ben Affleck is a despondent Batman in new photo

Ben Affleck is a despondent Batman in new photo

(Relaxnews) – Unveiled for San Diego’s Comic-Con, a new close-up shows the Dark Knight’s bowed head and furrowed brow. After a few photos released on Twitter last spring, the new portrait is the latest look at “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which is due in theaters in 2016. Visitors to Comic-Con can also take […]

26.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
KFC Canada to serve beer in select KFC Canada to serve beer in select Toronto locationsToronto locations

KFC Canada to serve beer in select KFC Canada to serve beer in select Toronto locationsToronto locations

(Relaxnews) – KFC consumers in Canada will soon be able to wash down their fried chicken meal with a brewski. In a bid to gain a competitive edge in the fast food wars and promote the company’s newest upmarket brand, KFC Fresh, KFC Canada will be stocking its coolers with bottles of Molson Canadian, Coors […]

26.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Dogs get especially jealous of other dogs: study

Dogs get especially jealous of other dogs: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, US researchers said Wednesday. Scientists tested 36 dogs and their owners with an experiment in which the owners were told to play with three separate objects in front of their […]

26.07.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
British royal childhood memories go on show

British royal childhood memories go on show

(LONDON-AFP) – A special exhibition on childhood in the British royal family is to open at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, featuring well-loved toys spanning 250 years including a gadget-laden miniature James Bond supercar. The Royal Childhood exhibition at the London palace features more than 150 objects, including cherished outfits, family photographs and private film footage. […]

26.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·