Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

(Relaxnews) – The co-star of “Carol” will receive the Santa Barbara Festival Vanguard Award from fellow cast member Cate Blanchett, it was announced on December 8. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival takes place this year from February 3-13, during which the actress Rooney Mara (“The Social Network”, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “Carol”) will be honored with the Vanguard Award. […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Geneva  – The humanitarian environment has changed dramatically in recent years, posing unprecedented challenges for humanitarian actors in delivering assistance to all those in need, according to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as its series of high-level meetings begins in Geneva. The Statutory Meetings of the Red Cross and Red Crescent bring […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Mariel thanks Robin after suffering miscarriage

Mariel thanks Robin after suffering miscarriage

MANILA (Mabuhay) — MARIEL Rodriguez thanked her husband Robin Padilla for always taking care of her after experiencing two miscarriages this year. The television host recently updated her Instagram followers by uploading a snap of her lying in a hospital bed while Padilla was taking the photo. In the caption and comment section, Rodriguez said […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Twitter releases list of most popular retweets of 2015

Twitter releases list of most popular retweets of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Twitter has released the most influential tweets of 2015, a list that reveals what the world was talking about, fascinated with, and engaged in throughout the year. Topping the list are #PrayForParis and #JeSuisCharlie, hashtags that became global rallying cries and expressed solidarity with Parisians after terrorist attacks struck the city two times […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
The black raspberry touted for its big health benefits

The black raspberry touted for its big health benefits

(Relaxnews) – If you’re looking for a superfood fruit, you may not need to look as far as the exotic goji, acerola or acai berry. A Polish study points out that the common blackberry and raspberry have a high level of health boosting antioxidants, with the lesser-known black raspberry coming top out of the three. […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

Nina Ricci gets arty for the 10th anniversary of its Nina perfume

(Relaxnews) – Nina Ricci is celebrating the tenth birthday of its Nina fragrance in 2016. To mark the occasion, the iconic apple-shaped bottle will be given a new arty design that will be launched in January. In 2006, the famed French perfume house called upon the master perfumer Olivier Cresp to create a tangy, appetizing […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Trump wants Muslims ‘barred’ entry to US

Trump wants Muslims ‘barred’ entry to US

By Michael Mathes / Ivan Couronne Washington, United States | AFP |   – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday called for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States, unleashing some of the most provocative and divisive remarks of his controversial presidential campaign. The stunning statement followed last week’s mass shooting in California by a […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

Lacierda: Aquino’s tirades vs. LP rivals not a demolition job

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s tirades against the rivals of his anointed successor should not be taken as a demolition job but as a “manner of describing candidates,” a spokesperson for Malacañang said Monday. “It is not accurate to say it’s a demolition job. It’s a manner of describing who the candidates are […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Don’t fall for utility bill scams this Holiday Season

Don’t fall for utility bill scams this Holiday Season

With more than 16,000 SCE customers victimized since January 2014, the utility recently partnered with local law enforcement and AARP  By Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Southern California Edison@SCE_CarolineA When Jinza Teriyaki restaurant owner John Lee, 40, answered the phone at his business six months ago, the suspicious caller identified himself as a Southern CaliforniaEdison representative and asked for immediate payment or […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Shailene Woodley to star alongside Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon in HBO series

Shailene Woodley to star alongside Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon in HBO series

(Relaxnews) – Shailene Woodley rounds out the casting for the HBO series “Big Little Lies” that will also star Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. During an appearance at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi over the weekend, Kidman confirmed that Woodley has been cast to star in the series adapted from Liane Moriarty’s […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama tells fearful America IS will be defeated

Obama tells fearful America IS will be defeated

By Andrew Beatty Washington, UNITED STATES | AFP | Monday 12/7/2015 – US President Barack Obama, in a rare prime-time speech designed to reassure a jittery nation, vowed Sunday that America will destroy the Islamic State group and hunt down its followers at home or abroad. Facing questions about his leadership and strategy, Obama harnessed the highest trappings of US […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ruffa keeps focus on children, business

Ruffa keeps focus on children, business

Ruffa Gutierrez is not about to marry anew. At 41, she’s pouring attention on other things. “At this point in life, no (I don’t want to get married). Kasi there are so many things na kailangan nating pagkaabalahan… Ang mas importante ngayon eh, focus sa mga anak ko,” she said. The former beauty queen has […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Luc Besson enlists Ethan Hawke for sci-fi film ‘Valerian’

Luc Besson enlists Ethan Hawke for sci-fi film ‘Valerian’

(Relaxnews) – Ethan Hawke is the latest cast member to join the production of Luc Besson’s “Valerian.” Besson announced the news on Instagram over the weekend, saying he’s wanted to work with Hawke for years. Hawke joins Clive Owen, Rihanna, Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan in the adaptation of the French sci-fi comic strip series […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia smartphone for holidays

Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia smartphone for holidays

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft’s most affordable Lumia smartphone hit store shelves in select markets Monday. Billed as the company’s most affordable 4G LTE phone, the Lumia 550 is preloaded with Windows 10 and signature Microsoft apps such like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook Mail, Calendar, Skype and Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant. Documents saved to OneDrive can […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Joshua Tree National Park to offer free admission

Joshua Tree National Park to offer free admission

WASHINGTON – The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate!  All national parks, including Joshua Tree National Park will waive entrance fees on 16 special days in 2016. The 16 entrance fee-free days for 2016 will be: January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day April 16-24 – National Park Week August […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Sister cities Olongapo City and VA beach unveil anchor of friendship

Sister cities Olongapo City and VA beach unveil anchor of friendship

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines and the United States further strengthened their friendship and people-to-people ties through a special dedication ceremony of the Kempsville Road – Princess Anne Intersection and the Philippine Sister Anchor of Friendship on 30 November 2015 in the Kempes Landing Park in Virginia Beach. The dedication ceremony was a symbolic gesture between sister […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
US military to open frontline combat roles to women

US military to open frontline combat roles to women

By Thomas Watkins Washington, United States | AFP |  – The US military will open up all positions – including frontline combat roles – to women, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday in a sweeping move officially ending centuries of men-only tradition. The historic step served as a rebuke to a Marine Corps call this […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CAR IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY?

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CAR IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY?

There are several issues to consider in answering this question. The most important point is the value of your car. In most cases, you can protect your car using the allowable bankruptcy code exemptions. An exemption allows you to file for bankruptcy relief and protect most of your property. The bankruptcy courts understand you need […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists ·
Poe camp points to US Embassy doc to prove PHL residency since 2005

Poe camp points to US Embassy doc to prove PHL residency since 2005

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe did not lie when she indicated in her certificate of candidacy (COC) for president that she has been residing in the Philippines for 10 years and 11 months, her camp said Thursday. Poe’s spokesperson, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian, said the senator had clearly stated in a document submitted […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Liza, Enrique to start taping new series in December

Liza, Enrique to start taping new series in December

Following the box office success of their movie “Everyday I Love You,” Enrique Gil revealed that he and Liza Soberano are set to begin taping their second TV series together soon. Gil said they are already preparing for the new show as early as now. “Ako sobrang excited ako sa project namin. Nagpe-prepare na kami […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·