Haute Couture week: highlights from Sunday’s shows

Haute Couture week: highlights from Sunday’s shows

(Relaxnews) – Haute Couture has become a byword for unequaled artistry within the fashion industry, and the first day of the Paris Autumn/Winter 2015/16 shows on Sunday didn’t disappoint. Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko set the bar high with a collection inspired by a woman living in a Soviet Communal Apartment, the setting for a “bizarre form of […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Polaroid launches Cube+ affordable action cam

Polaroid launches Cube+ affordable action cam

(Relaxnews) – The new diminutive video and stills camera is just 35x35x35mm yet can shoot full HD footage at up to 60 frames a second and will cost just $149 when it starts shipping in August. The Original Polaroid Cube, launched in 2014, proved that it was possible to build a feature-packed, simple-to-use action cam […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Apple looking to bring back music Home Sharing for iOS 9

Apple looking to bring back music Home Sharing for iOS 9

(Relaxnews) – The Home Sharing feature for music that’s currently unavailable on iOS 8.4 is expected to return to iOS 9. Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue tweeted the announcement that he and his team are at work to revive the feature in response to a tweet that says “Hey @cue, I hope […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

by Glenda KWEK Sydney, Australia (AFP)   – The United States and Australia kicked off a massive joint biennial military exercise on Sunday, with Japan taking part for the first time as tensions with China over territorial rows loom over the drills. The two-week “Talisman Sabre” exercise in the Northern Territory and Queensland state involves […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Barcelona struggles with rising tide of tourists

Barcelona struggles with rising tide of tourists

(Barcelona-AFP) – Tourists are vital to Barcelona’s economy, but the 27 million people who visit each year have become a headache for the new mayor as she battles to save the iconic Spanish Mediterranean port from becoming a bland theme park. “Tourists go home” is frequently found painted on the walls of buildings in the […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Paris fashion week: Schiaparelli and Dior steal the show

Paris fashion week: Schiaparelli and Dior steal the show

(Relaxnews) – The Parisian catwalks were awash with color at the city’s haute couture shows on Monday, with Schiaparelli and Dior stealing the show. Bertrand Guyon’s debut collection for the recently re-established Italian house Schiaparelli was a strong one, in all senses of the word. Colors were bold and spirited, ranging from ruby reds and hot pinks […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
NaFFAA Commends Carnegie’s tribute to immigrants

NaFFAA Commends Carnegie’s tribute to immigrants

Washington, D.C. “We are heartened by Carnegie Corporation’s July 4th tribute to immigrants and their vital contributions to this country,” says NaFFAA National Chairman JT Mallonga, in a statement praising the corporation’s “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” initiative. This year, 39 naturalized citizens from more than 30 countries are being honored for helping strengthen American democracy […]

07.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
What’s next for ‘Your Face Sounds Familiar’ finalist JayR

What’s next for ‘Your Face Sounds Familiar’ finalist JayR

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — He is called the country’s R&B Prince for taking Philippine R&B to the next level. After the release of an all-original album called “Elevated”, Jay-R is pushing himself even more in an industry where he can continuously evolve and transform his art. JayR says he is looking forward to being a front […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Hugo Boss promises to go fur-free as Fendi causes controversy in Paris

Hugo Boss promises to go fur-free as Fendi causes controversy in Paris

(Relaxnews) – Hugo Boss has pledged to cut fur from its collections, starting from Autumn/Winter 2016. The fashion brand has been praised by animal welfare groups for the decision to strike the controversial material from its repertoire. “Contemporary customers are part of a generation which is re-evaluating their ethical and fundamental values,” said Bernd Keller, […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
LJ not insecure of Mariel: Wala akong pakialam

LJ not insecure of Mariel: Wala akong pakialam

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –LJ Moreno-Alapag is elated that her morning show with Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla and Danica Sotto-Pingris, “Happy Wife, Happy Life”, is doing well on its second season and they’ve been informed that there will surely be a Season 3. “Happy ang network sa ratings namin at marami kaming commercials kaya tuloy-tuloy lang ang show,” she […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ferry may have been overloaded, death toll rises to 61

Ferry may have been overloaded, death toll rises to 61

Ormoc City, Philippines (AFP)   – The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61, the coast guard said Sunday, indicating that the vessel was overloaded. Whether the ferry was carrying too many people will be part of an investigation into last week’s disaster off the city of […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Beijing’s South China Sea runway ‘nearly complete’: US think-tank

Beijing’s South China Sea runway ‘nearly complete’: US think-tank

Beijing, China (AFP) – Beijing has nearly completed building a 3,000-metre (9,800-foot) airstrip on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, a US think-tank said. A satellite picture taken on Sunday showed that China was paving and marking the runway on Fiery Cross Reef and […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
‘Jurassic World’ stomps rivals at N. American box office

‘Jurassic World’ stomps rivals at N. American box office

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Dinosaur blockbuster “Jurassic World” showed no signs of extinction at North American movie theaters this weekend, taking the top spot for the fourth week running, according to industry estimates Sunday. The fourth film in the popular “Jurassic Park” series brought in $30.9 million over the weekend, bringing total earnings to $558 million […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
105 years of automotive history on display at the new Alfa Romeo museum

105 years of automotive history on display at the new Alfa Romeo museum

(Relaxnews) – This week, the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese, Italy, opened its doors to the public after a four-year restoration and renovation project, while presenting the new Giulia. The museum not only exhibits some of the Italian brand’s most iconic cars, it also has lots of activities to entertain visitors. The museum, designed […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Motoring ·
Pre-marriage weddingmoons trend among stressed out couples

Pre-marriage weddingmoons trend among stressed out couples

(Relaxnews) – Aunt Patricia has just separated from Uncle John, meaning you have to rearrange the seating chart. The caterer has just made local news because they sickened dozens with food poisoning. And you just can’t seem to get rid of those last five pounds for the big day. Enter the weddingmoon. Or the me-moon. […]

Eel-flavored soda to launch in Japan

Eel-flavored soda to launch in Japan

(Relaxnews) – For all those times we’ve said to ourselves, “gosh, I could really go for a tall, cold glass of eel juice,” a Japanese drinks manufacturer has gone and brewed a batch. Produced by Kimura Inryou, a drinks company based in Shizuoka Prefecture, which is famous for its unagi (eel), the drink is made […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Watch: Nicolas Cage trying on his Superman suit

Watch: Nicolas Cage trying on his Superman suit

(Relaxnews) – Never-before-seen footage of Nicolas Cage as Superman has been unearthed and posted online by the LA Times. The video, which shows an incredibly lean-looking Cage trying on an all-blue super suit that he would have sported in the 1998 film “Superman Lives,” has come to light. In 1997, Cage signed on to play the […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Palace: PHL officials in Greece ready measures for worst-case scenarios

Palace: PHL officials in Greece ready measures for worst-case scenarios

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Philippine officials in Greece are preparing measures to address so-called worst-case scenarios stemming from Greece’s referendum on a bailout reform package, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Philippine embassy there is monitoring the situation and its effect on Filipinos there, including overseas Filipino workers making remittances home. “So […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
California proclaims special day honoring Fil-Am labor leader

California proclaims special day honoring Fil-Am labor leader

It’s official: California will observe a Larry Itliong Day each year to honor the legacy of the Filipino American labor organizer who fought for racial justice and farmworkers’ rights. Governor Jerry Brown yesterday (Wednesday in Manila) signed into law AB 7 proclaiming the commemorative day on October 25, Itliong’s birthday. “Larry Itliong was one of the greatest […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Don’t believe LP demolition job, Binay tells bishops

Don’t believe LP demolition job, Binay tells bishops

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay has appealed to the influential Catholic Church not to believe the supposed “demolition by perception” being allegedly conducted against him by his political detractors. In an eight-page letter to several bishops, Binay said the investigation against him “only intends to influence perception. This is not about justice or […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·