Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

WASHINGTON, DC – An exhibit featuring spectacular works of pre-colonial Philippine gold will be on display in New York City, with two benefit gala dinners kicking off the event. Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms will showcase over a hundred gold objects from the golden age of Butuan, a polity on the southern Philippine island of […]

02.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Happenings ·
Designer Lela Rose to launch e-commerce site

Designer Lela Rose to launch e-commerce site

(Relaxnews) – American fashion designer Lela Rose will come out with a new company website on September 1 that will feature e-commerce for the first time, according to Women’s Wear Daily. Her collection will be available in near-entirety on lelarose.com, and will include exclusive items, such as a white fringe dress and purses in special web-only colors. […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Women’s fragrances: a sparkling cocktail of flowers and fruit for fall

Women’s fragrances: a sparkling cocktail of flowers and fruit for fall

(Relaxnews) – Generally reserved for the summer months, fragrances bursting with fruit and floral notes will be taking center stage this coming season. Sparkling, ultra feminine and even scrumptious, these new scents are the perfect solution to prolong the summer spirit. Here is an overview of the latest in women’s fragrances to get your perfect […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church announces $12-M campaign to build new church and parish hall

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church announces $12-M campaign to build new church and parish hall

Corona, CA, – St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, in the Diocese of San Bernardino, proudly announces the Build My Church with Living Stones capital stewardship campaign to construct a new church facility and parish hall.  With the approval of the master plan and the capital campaign strategic plan by Bishop Gerald R. Barnes in late […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
China’s Xi, Obama aide hint at underlying tensions ahead of summit

China’s Xi, Obama aide hint at underlying tensions ahead of summit

Beijing, China | AFP |   – Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama’s key national security aide hinted at tensions that divide their countries on Friday ahead of a state visit to Washington by Xi. Meeting in Beijing with US national security adviser Susan Rice, Xi said that he looks forward to continuing […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – America’s Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict and maintain freedom of navigation, a Filipino spokesman said. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command, outlined a freshly drafted Pentagon report highlighting issues in […]

01.09.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US President Obama to appear on ‘Bear Grylls’ episode

US President Obama to appear on ‘Bear Grylls’ episode

(Relaxnews) – Barack Obama is to feature on a special episode of US TV show “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” set to air this year. EW reports that Obama will meet Grylls in Alaska to observe the effects of climate change, later meeting up with the reality TV star in the Alaskan Wilderness to receive a […]

Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

By Ramon Sahmkow Washington, United States | AFP |   – Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. “What Trump is doing is political suicide,” says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
New York Fashion Week: program of runway shows

New York Fashion Week: program of runway shows

(Relaxnews) – Every season, the fashion week season starts off in the Big Apple, with the first round of ready-to-wear shows for the Spring/Summer collections to come. Nicholas K. will open the ball on September 10 and Calvin Klein will wrap up the New York festivities on September 17. Thursday, September 10, 2015 09:00am - Nicholas K. […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Katy Perry releasing Prismatic World Tour concert film

Katy Perry releasing Prismatic World Tour concert film

(Relaxnews) – US pop star Katy Perry is offering her fans another chance to experience her Prismatic World Tour, with a concert film set to launch on October 30 in DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats. “The Prismatic World Tour Live” will spotlight the ongoing tour, whose concerts are presented in seven thematic acts, complete with […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ headed to Broadway

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ headed to Broadway

(Relaxnews) – The hit Nickelodeon cartoon “SpongeBob SquarePants” is to inspire a stage show that will bow next year in Chicago before moving on to New York. Several big names in music are set to contribute original songs, including David Bowie, Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, The Flaming Lips and John Legend, reports Variety. Tina Laudau (“The […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
British scientists develop slow-melting ice cream

British scientists develop slow-melting ice cream

(London, United Kingdom-AFP) – The summer scourge of sticky hands could become a thing of the past as British researchers announced the discovery of an ingredient to make slow-melting ice cream on Monday. The protein BslA, which occurs naturally in some food, helps to blend the components of ice cream to make it smoother and […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
KitKat to use only sustainably sourced cocoa come 2016

KitKat to use only sustainably sourced cocoa come 2016

(Relaxnews) – Global chocolate brand KitKat has announced a pledge to use exclusively sustainability-sourced cocoa in all of its products starting in the first quarter of 2016. The brand had already been using sustainably sourced cocoa in some of its markets, but the new announcement means it will extend this practice worldwide, including in the […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Back wages: They belong to you

Back wages: They belong to you

Filed in Wage Enforcement, Workplace Rights by Michael Eastwood on August 22, 2015 In the Wage and Hour Division, we feel a particular pride and satisfaction knowing that workers who have suffered labor violations end up receiving their entitled back wages. During our investigations we meet workers and ask them questions about their work, their hours and their pay […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Money issues between Toni, Paul? Alex answers

Money issues between Toni, Paul? Alex answers

Alex Gonzaga spoke up about rumors of money issues between her sister, Toni, and her husband, director Paul Soriano. Noting that the two were already financially stable before getting married, Alex believes that her sister and Soriano are unlikely to have issues involving money. But she still acknowledged the possibility of Toni and Soriano having […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs

PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he and Thai Prime Minsiter Prayut Chan-o-cha are working toward clinching deals that would allow more cooperation between the Philippines and Thailand on the issue of drug trafficking and education. “Our two nations also committed to work towards the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

‘Heneral Luna’ comes to Los Angeles

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – On Aug. 31, National Heroes’ Day in the Philippines, a special movie screening here will give Filipino-Americans a peek into the life of a Filipino hero who fought for the country’s independence from the United States. “Heneral Luna,” directed by Cinemalaya 2013 Directors Showcase Best Director Jerrold Tarog, […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Local News ·
Which side of the plane should you be on for the best and most beautiful views?

Which side of the plane should you be on for the best and most beautiful views?

(Relaxnews) – An influential blogger renowned in the world of travel has established a guideline listing which side of an airplane is ideal for catching the best view of a destination during descent and landing. Using the comments of French community group AVGeeks, website Alexterieur.net set out to determine which side of an airplane offers the […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat ·
Tingting Cojuangco impeachment plea vs Aquino ‘recycled’ — Palace

Tingting Cojuangco impeachment plea vs Aquino ‘recycled’ — Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday shrugged off a petition seeking the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III over the now defunct Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). Former Tarlac governor Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco and several others asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to order the Ombudsman to investigate and file […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Meet one of Julia Montes’ new leading men

Meet one of Julia Montes’ new leading men

There isn’t much you can say about teen actor Anjo Damiles. At least, not yet. The 19-year-old showbiz newcomer is the nephew of former beauty queen Aileen Damiles, who represented the country in the 1996 Miss Universe. He is a commercial model, a “singer sa banyo,” and was previously featured on “Forevermore,” which starred the […]

30.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·