Barbra Streisand to direct biopic of Catherine the Great

Barbra Streisand to direct biopic of Catherine the Great

(Relaxnews) – Barbra Streisand is set to direct a biopic of Russian empress Catherine the Great, reports Hollywood Reporter. Known as one of history’s most powerful women, Catherine the Great ruled Russia between 1762 and 1796 after the assassination of her husband. Streisind’s film will focus on the younger Catherine’s marriage and her subsequent rise to […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Sarah Geronimo restarts career with ‘From the Top’

Sarah Geronimo restarts career with ‘From the Top’

Sarah Geronimo, Philippines’” Popstar Royalty”, aims to discover where her career as an artist is headed during and after her two-night concert at the Araneta Coliseum on Dec. 4 and 5. Christened with different titles since her career’s onset, the 27-year old recording artist and concert performer, wants to rediscover herself as an artist. She […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
US mass shooting prompts White House recriminations

US mass shooting prompts White House recriminations

By Andrew Beatty Washington, United States | AFP |   – America’s latest mass shooting prompted Barack Obama to call for stricter controls Thursday, but his dialed-back rhetoric underscored the complexity of the incident and the perennial difficulty in forcing change. Twenty-four hours after 14 people were shot dead in California, Obama – surrounded by […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Grace Poe is a natural-born Filipino, SET affirms

Grace Poe is a natural-born Filipino, SET affirms

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Senate Electoral Tribunal on Thursday voted 5-4 to affirm its decision declaring Sen. Grace Poe as a natural-born Filipino, junking the motion for reconsideration filed by petitioner Rizalito David. The same members who voted to dismiss David’s petition on November 17 voted to junk his motion for reconsideration, namely Senators Tito […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL gets new S. Korean fighter jets

PHL gets new S. Korean fighter jets

CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines | AFP |  – The Philippines took delivery of two South Korean-made FA-50 aircraft on Saturday, marking the country’s return to supersonic fighter jet status after almost a decade, amid growing tensions with China. The two new aircraft are the first of an order of 12 and signal a new readiness […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

The Philippines and the World Intellectual Property (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding last November 25 to jointly develop for the Philippines a national strategy for intellectual property (IP), which it can use to address its needs and priorities in line with existing development policies and economic goals. WIPO is the primary international body tasked […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
St. Francis Winery tops OpenTable’s 2015 list

St. Francis Winery tops OpenTable’s 2015 list

(Relaxnews) – Online reservation service OpenTable has revealed its list of the top 100 best restaurants in America, with the St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Santa Rosa its number one pick. The ranking was derived through the use of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable users, covering over 20,000 restaurants […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Custody battle for Pemberton looms

Custody battle for Pemberton looms

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice may have already been served in the Jennifer Laude slay case but the custody battle for US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton is still far from over. The Laude family is considering its legal options following the homicide conviction of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. Harry Roque, legal counsel for the family, […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bea open to doing another ‘One More Chance’ sequel

Bea open to doing another ‘One More Chance’ sequel

Kapamilya star Bea Alonzo is overwhelmed as her reunion movie with John Lloyd Cruz, “A Second Chance”, earned a whopping P100 million in just three days. “I prayed na sana maraming makapanood, na sana maraming maka-appreciate at sana maraming matuwa sa fans ni Popoy at Basha. Overwhelming ‘yung feeling namin. All overwhelmed sa reception ng […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower at one kilometer high

Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower at one kilometer high

(Relaxnews) – Plans to build the world’s tallest tower in Saudi Arabia are forging ahead after funds for the final phase of the $2.2 billion project were secured earlier this week. The Middle East is set, once more, to become home to another record-breaking feat of architecture and engineering with the completion of the Jeddah […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

(Relaxnews) – Ultra-sophisticated and very discreet despite her impressive CV, Toni Garrn, 23, has been chosen by the luxury house Elie Saab to replace Anja Rubik as the face of its signature perfume. This young German is well-loved and sought after by the very select luxury and couture worlds, but she is less well known […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
‘Captain America 3’ is already a record-beater with its trailer

‘Captain America 3’ is already a record-beater with its trailer

(Relaxnews) – Unveiled on November 24, the trailer for the next Marvel movie has been viewed 61 million times in only 24 hours, the studio has announced. This is a record for a first movie trailer which even beats “Star Wars.” The third instalment of the adventures of “Captain America” will not hit theaters before […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Coldplay and Beyoncé collaborate on new track ‘Hymn for the Weekend’

Coldplay and Beyoncé collaborate on new track ‘Hymn for the Weekend’

(Relaxnews) – Coldplay have revealed a third track on their upcoming album, “A Head Full of Dreams”, which features US singer Beyoncé, reports NME. The band have collaborated with the singer on the track “Hymn for the Weekend,” which premiered on November 30 on BBC Radio 1, with DJ Annie Mac choosing it for her show as her […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

(Paris-AFP) – Britain’s Prince Charles said Monday he feared for the very existence of traditional French cheeses as he received a prize in Paris for his long-term commitment to organic farming. Having spoken earlier at the opening of the key UN climate talks outside Paris, the heir to the throne was awarded the Francois Rabelais […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, International Stars ·
Nashville fried chicken and acai bowls predicted to trend in 2016

Nashville fried chicken and acai bowls predicted to trend in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Hawaiian fish bowls, the “thermonuclear” flavors of Nashville fried chicken and turmeric are predicted to become major food trends in 2016 according to a restaurant consultant group. After keeping tabs on some of the new and emerging trends over the last year, New York-based group Baum + Whiteman released their crystal ball predictions […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) spearheads an effort to name a school facility within the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in honor of Filipino American labor leader, Larry Itliong, a native of Pangasinan, Philippines.  Itliong was the founder of the Filipino Farm Labor Union and leader of the Agricultural Workers Organizing […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Global warming: What if we do nothing?

Global warming: What if we do nothing?

Le Bourget, France | AFP |   – If mankind fails to curtail global warming, we will have to deal with fallout ranging from massive refugee crises and submerged cities to scorching heatwaves and drought, scientists say. Starting Monday, 195 nations are huddled in Paris to negotiate a climate rescue pact to rein in the […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, World News ·
Dingdong opens up about birth of daughter Letizia

Dingdong opens up about birth of daughter Letizia

Actor Dingdong Dantes cannot put into words the emotions he felt as he stood by his wife, Marian Rivera, when she was delivering their first baby. Dantes said he is extremely proud of Rivera, who endured the pain of giving birth. “Wala sa kalingkingan na maiintindihan mo ang nararamdaman o sakit na pinagdadaanan nila. The […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support:  solon

Amending ammo law difficult without Aquino’s support: solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker on Friday said that the move to relax parts of the law penalizing individuals for bullet possession could face difficulties without the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III. Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop said revisiting the implementation of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition, will take […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Porsche Turbo to muscle in on the Detroit auto show

Porsche Turbo to muscle in on the Detroit auto show

(Relaxnews) – The flagship 911 model in hard top, soft top and even ‘S’ form will be making their first public appearance in January. As the fastest and most brutal road-focused cars in the iconic Porsche 911 range, the Turbo usually takes its bow in Geneva, alongside the latest offerings from Ferrari and Lamborghini, but […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·