‘The Martian’ tops global box office charts

‘The Martian’ tops global box office charts

(Relaxnews) – Matt Damon’s “The Martian” continued to dominate the box office this weekend, with the adventure sci-fi movie proving to be the most popular choice for cinemagoers worldwide. According to Rentrak, which reports on real-time worldwide box sales, the Ridley Scott-directed movie took $95.1 million in worldwide ticket sales, maintaining its position at the […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Justice Parpio tells Washington audience: Nine-dash line claim threatens rule of law

Justice Parpio tells Washington audience: Nine-dash line claim threatens rule of law

WASHINGTON, DC – “Will the world community allow a single state to rewrite the Law of the Sea, so this single state can exercise indisputable sovereignty to almost an entire sea, subject the high seas to its sovereign jurisdiction, and seize large areas of other coastal states’ EEZs (exclusive economic zone), which are their legal […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Bianca feels nervous about taking leave from showbiz

Bianca feels nervous about taking leave from showbiz

Television host Bianca Gonzalez admitted that she also feels a bit nervous now that she has announced that she is taking a break from show business. Gonzalez is now eight-months pregnant with her first child – a girl – with basketball star JC Intal. “But I think in everything parang phases lang ang buhay. Hindi […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama honors Fil-Am legacy in US defense, labor movement

Obama honors Fil-Am legacy in US defense, labor movement

White House event kicks off Fil-Am History Month By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Obama this week honored Filipino-Americans who “helped build and defend” the United States at the first ever celebration of Filipino-American History Month at the White House. In a message that was read before some 200 Fil-Am elected officials and […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Local News ·
A new travel-sized bottle for Chanel’s iconic N°5 fragrance

A new travel-sized bottle for Chanel’s iconic N°5 fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the end-of-the-year holidays, French brand Chanel has decided to release its iconic N°5 fragrance in a new takeaway sized flacon. The purse-sized fragrance will be available as of October 16 in boutiques and select retailers. Smaller, perfectly travel-sized and ideal for occasion’s on-the-go, the new bottle format of the emblematic Chanel […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites

Beyonce, Billie Holiday: Michelle Obama reveals favorites

(Washington-AFP) – Michelle Obama has revealed musical tastes that include Beyonce and past greats such as Billie Holiday as she released a first playlist on streaming service Spotify. Following a separate playlist by her husband, the US first lady released her own on Sunday for the International Day of the Girl, part of a UN […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Application period runs through Feb. 1 for the Edison Scholars Program ROSEMEAD, Calif — Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, which helps high school seniors realize their dreams of attending college and pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), announces the start of its 2015-16 application period running today through Feb. 1. Thirty […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
TVs top consumers’ holiday season high-tech wish lists

TVs top consumers’ holiday season high-tech wish lists

(Relaxnews) – From games consoles to tablets, nearly two thirds of Americans are sizing up a new tech purchase as a holiday gift, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. And while a new television is at the top of most consumers’ most wanted lists, the gift most likely to be given at Thanksgiving or on […]

Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

Trend alert: ruffles rule for Spring 2016

(Relaxnews) – If there was one trend that dominated the Spring/Summer 2016 shows that took over New York, London, Milan and Paris over the past few weeks, it was the ruffle. From slouchy and loose to frilly and Victorian-esque, they were everywhere. Peter Copping set the ball rolling in New York with an Oscar de […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Celebrate the 30-year anniversary of ‘Back to the Future’ at events around the world

Celebrate the 30-year anniversary of ‘Back to the Future’ at events around the world

(Relaxnews) – In 1985, the first chapter of the now cult trilogy “Back to the Future” hit theaters. To celebrate the futuristic tale’s 30th anniversary in tale, a number of events will take place worldwide on October 21, the date that Marty McFly and Doc arrive in the future from 1985. “We’re Going Back” in […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Brown signs bill to increase electric vehicle charging stations

Brown signs bill to increase electric vehicle charging stations

AB 1236 will streamline and expedite the permitting of crucial EV infrastructure Sacramento, CA  – Governor Brown today signed Assembly Bill 1236 by Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), which will help increase the number of California’s electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and reduce auto emissions. AB 1236 was jointly authored by Assemblymember Evan […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte will run for president: adviser

Duterte will run for president: adviser

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is running for president in 2016, his political adviser said Saturday. “Yes,” Lito Banayo, political adviser of Duterte, said when asked if the mayor will join the presidential race in 2016. Banayo said that there was still no definite date when the mayor will formally announce his […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kris backs out of MMFF race

Kris backs out of MMFF race

KRIS Aquino has backed out from her Metro Filmfest entry which was first titled “Mr. & Mrs. Split”, then became “Pamilya Luv Luv Luv” and “All You Need is Pag-ibig”. The official reason she gave is that they weren’t able to get the cinematographer she wants for the movie, Neil Daza, who also did her […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

Napeñas pushes for filing of case vs. killers of 9 SAF men

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former PNP-Special Action Force commander Getulio Napeñas Jr. is pushing for the filing of criminal charges against those responsible for the deaths of nine police commandos during the Mamasapano clash in January. Napeñas said he could not believe that the Department of Justice has failed to find anyone accountable for the deaths […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

Gen. Taguba calls attention to family caregiving during Filipino History Month

SAN FRANCISCO – AARP was proud to sponsor the Filipino American History Month Celebration last Sunday at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco for the second consecutive year. More than 2,800 attendees celebrated the Bay Area’s vibrant Filipino American community. AARP Community Ambassador (Ret.) Major General Tony Taguba was the keynote speaker at the opening […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, Calif. – Seventy years after the liberation of the Philippines which started in Palo, Tacloban, Leyte from the Japanese occupation, one of the liberators who participated in the battle of the Philippine Sea and later waded towards the shore with Pacific Supreme Commander Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur, then 21-years-old Kenneth […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

(Tokyo-AFP) – When tourists think of Japan, images of dramatic landscapes, futuristic cities and world class sushi might spring to mind. But one Tokyo district is hoping to reel in outsiders with one of the country’s more controversial traditions — slaughtering whales. Ebisu, a chichi gastronomic hub close to Tokyo’s frenetic Shibuya shopping district, is […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

PHL, US troops conduct PHIBLEX maritime exercises in Cavite

At least 60 members from the Philippine and United States Marine corps conducted mock operations against terrorists in the municipality of Ternate, Cavite as part of the 2015 Philippines Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX). The joint forces did an amphibious raid where a military vessel, two rubber boats and two riverine crafts were used. In the […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

Mar Roxas on Pacquiao’s slot in LP slate: It’s possible

MANILA, Oct 9 (Mabuhay) — Will Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao be among the ruling Liberal Party’s 12 senatorial candidates in the coming 2016 elections? When asked about this on Friday, LP standard bearer Mar Roxas told reporters: “It’s possible.” Pressed on whether he personally met with Pacquiao, Roxas’ reply was: “As recent as two nights […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

‘Team Kramer’ shares secret to lasting marriage

Celebrity couple Doug and Cheska Kramer, the “captains” of the highly popular celebrity family “Team Kramer,” revealed their secret to a lasting marriage. The two explained how they managed to maintain a happy and healthy relationship for more than 13 years. “It goes hand-in-hand. I have a husband who loves me, treats me well. So […]

09.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·