Men’s fragrances: sage and lavender scents are fall’s star ingredients

Men’s fragrances: sage and lavender scents are fall’s star ingredients

(Relaxnews) – This fall, men’s fragrances are characterized by perfumed aromatic plants, in particular lavender and sage. A number of brands and luxury fashion houses have presented new scents, concocted with these two leading plants. To get your hands on one of the latest olfactory creations for men, here is an overview of the top […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Fil-Am judge honored in historic enrobing ceremony

Fil-Am judge honored in historic enrobing ceremony

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – The newest Filipino-American judge in the Los Angeles Superior Court was formally honored in a historic swearing-in and enrobing ceremony at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles earlier this week. Julian Recana made history when he was named judge by California Governor Jerry Brown last month. […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Hiro Peralta cries after Dingdong gave him pat on the back

Hiro Peralta cries after Dingdong gave him pat on the back

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — HIRO Peralta is very thankful for the break that GMA7 gave him in playing the role of Sam, Dingdong Dantes’ closet queen brother in “Pari ‘Koy”. “Actually, nagulat ang family and friends ko when they saw me playing a gay role,” he says. “Masyadong convincing daw at realistic ang pagganap ko kaya […]

06.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Will Jaguar set the Pace at this year’s Frankfurt motor show?

Will Jaguar set the Pace at this year’s Frankfurt motor show?

(Relaxnews) – Like a number of automotive stalwarts whose history was until now steeped in on-road success, Jaguar is planning to drive straight off-road and into the luxury crossover market at this year’s Frankfurt show with the first SUV in its 80-year history — The F-Pace. Teased on Friday in its first official, non-camouflaged image, […]

06.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Videos ·
Depp wows Venice in mobster mode

Depp wows Venice in mobster mode

(Venice-AFP) – Johnny Depp’s portrayal of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was tipped Friday as a potential Oscar winner after “Black Mass”, an account of the Boston mobster’s life of crime was unveiled to a warm reception at the Venice film festival. Greeted by thousands of fans, some of whom had been camped out all night, the […]

06.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Toyota getting in gear with smart cars

Toyota getting in gear with smart cars

(San Francisco-AFP) – Toyota on Friday announced plans to invest $50 million into building artificial intelligence into cars, an indication it could be joining the race to develop driverless vehicles. The joint research with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will take place over the next five years, Toyota Motor Corporation said, emphasizing […]

06.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
50 more solons to face PDAF scam cases: lawyer

50 more solons to face PDAF scam cases: lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lawyer Levito Baligod will press charges against 50 more lawmakers who allegedly funneled their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) allocations to bogus NGOs. In a press conference in Quezon City, Baligod said that P5 million is the smallest amount allocated by the lawmakers to questionable non-government organizations (NGOs). Baligod refused to divulge the […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: News ·
Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

World-class U.K-based mainstream acts confirmed to join Europe’s biggest Filipino event on September 6, 2015 at The SSE Arena Wembley LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   – “It just keeps getting bigger.” This was the enthusiastic statement of ABS-CBN Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Kai V. Rodriguez when she shared the big news that major stars from […]

Trump to Bush: Speak English in America

Trump to Bush: Speak English in America

Washington, United States | AFP |   – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump had a message Wednesday for his Spanish-speaking rival Jeb Bush as they compete for their party’s presidential nomination: lead by “speaking English.” “I like Jeb,” Trump said in an interview with conservative website Breitbart News. “He’s a nice man. But he should really […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Our blind spots can be shrunk with training: study

Our blind spots can be shrunk with training: study

(Relaxnews) – You might have heard that when driving a car there is a “blind spot” that you cannot see, yet there is also one in the human eye and researchers have found out that it can be minimized with training. To find your blind spot, draw two dots spaced approximately 15 centimeters apart, close […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Festival lineup announced for Telluride Film Festival

Festival lineup announced for Telluride Film Festival

(Relaxnews) – The 42nd Telluride Film Festival, held in the US state of Colorado, has unveiled its full festival lineup. Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs,” Sarah Gavron’s “Suffragette” and Cary Fukunga’s “Beasts of No Nation” are some of the films featuring this year. Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” starring Mark Ruffalo and Whitney Bulger’s “Black Mass,” starring Johnny Depp, […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Burger King’s plans for Peace Day Burger to move forward with Denny’s and Krystal

Burger King’s plans for Peace Day Burger to move forward with Denny’s and Krystal

(Relaxnews) – Burger King’s global peace mission is moving forward despite being rejected by arch rival McDonald’s, having found allies in four other fast food chains who’ve offered to join forces and create their own Peace Day Burger. A week after McDonald’s threw cold water on BK’s invitation to make amends and collaborate on a […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Blueberries could help fight gum disease, reduce antibiotic use

Blueberries could help fight gum disease, reduce antibiotic use

(Relaxnews) – Wild blueberry extract could prevent the formation of dental plaque and possibly replace mouthwash as an antibiotic-free means to fight gum disease, according to a new study. The research team demonstrated that the extract, whose key ingredient is polyphenol, fights foodborne pathogens in addition to a species of bacteria most commonly associated with […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Steve Jobs’ biopic to premiere at Telluride

‘Steve Jobs’ biopic to premiere at Telluride

(Relaxnews) – Telluride’s significance has risen as it has become one of three film festivals that are considered indicative of how the Academy Awards will play out early the following year; we take a look at some of the biggest names on its 2015 slate. Running September 4-7, its placement on the annual festival calendar […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Longer, faster, stronger: US high school sports more popular than ever

Longer, faster, stronger: US high school sports more popular than ever

(Relaxnews) – For the 26th consecutive year, participation in high school sports increased, reaching 7.8 million for the first time, according to a survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). This marks an increase of 11,389 student athletes from last year, according to the survey. Increasing interest on the part […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Sarah Lahbati open to moving to ABS-CBN

Sarah Lahbati open to moving to ABS-CBN

Swiss-Filipino actress Sarah Lahbati is open to moving to ABS-CBN. The 21-year-old Lahbati, who is currently being managed by Viva, said that she is not closing any doors for a possible transfer to the Kapamilya network. “But kung ano man po ang opportunity na dumating, open-minded po ako na tanggapin ‘yun at mag-work,” she said. […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Incoming USAID Mission Director reaffirms strong partnership with PHL

Incoming USAID Mission Director reaffirms strong partnership with PHL

WASHINGTON, DC — In a meeting at the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. on  01 September, Dr. Susan K. Brems—the incoming Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia—reaffirmed the strong development partnership between the Philippine Government  and USAID. Dr. Brems is a career member of the […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ombudsman probing PNoy, Abad over DAP

Ombudsman probing PNoy, Abad over DAP

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Tuesday announced that her office is currently investigating President Benigno Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad for the implementation of the Disbursement Acceleration Program. Responding to a query by Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate during the Office of the Ombudsman’s budget briefing, Morales said there […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How ‘All of Me’ helped Albert Martinez cope with wife’s death

How ‘All of Me’ helped Albert Martinez cope with wife’s death

Albert Martinez believes his upcoming series with ABS-CBN has greatly helped him in “going through life on a day to day basis.” This after his wife, Liezl Martinez, succumbed to cancer in March this year. Martinez said: “I’m glad na nakagawa ako ng isang project like ‘All of Me.’ It helped me a lot. It […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Save the date: McDonald’s all-day breakfast coming October 6

Save the date: McDonald’s all-day breakfast coming October 6

(Relaxnews) – It’s official folks. McDonald’s has announced plans to roll out their all-day breakfast menu next month. After months of teasing, the burger giant took to Twitter Tuesday to announce the news, replying to followers and celebrities who had tweeted about all-day breakfast in the past with a series of cheeky GIF blasts. The […]

02.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·