Consulate urges all Fil-Ams to support Special World Olympics in Los Angeles

Consulate urges all Fil-Ams to support Special World Olympics in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – A Philippine Delegation of 36 Athletes and 16 Coaches/Staff, headed by Ms. Delia A. Ortega,  President and Ms. Kaye Samson, National Director of SO Philippines will join the 2015 Special Olympics (SO) World Games in Los Angeles on 24 July -02 August 2015.  The 2015 SO World Games website states that the Philippine Athletes will […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Fall 2015 makeup: Chanel draws its inspiration from the turning leaves of autumn

Fall 2015 makeup: Chanel draws its inspiration from the turning leaves of autumn

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand has unveiled its latest makeup collection, “Les Automnales”, featuring plays of shadow and light and a palette of natural colors inspired by the fall season. The new color collection will be available in stores this fall. With this new fall 2015 collection, the Chanel Makeup Studio combines a range […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Bono to launch sunglasses with Revo

Bono to launch sunglasses with Revo

(Relaxnews) – Eyewear brand Revo has announced that U2 frontman Bono has designed a capsule collection for the brand that will launch in the fall. Bono, who was diagnosed with glaucoma 20 years ago, is partnering with the brand on an initiative called “Buy Vision, Give Sight,” intended to improve access to eyecare in under-resourced […]

Hot new scents from Rihanna and Pitbull announced for fall

Hot new scents from Rihanna and Pitbull announced for fall

(Relaxnews) – Rihanna, Pitbull and Sofia Vergara are just some of the stars set to launch new fragrances with Parlux this fall. The perfume distributer has a host of famous faces in its portfolio, and will be capitalizing on the new season to introduce a range of new creations, reports Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). Among […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Uber launches ice cream delivery service for one day only

Uber launches ice cream delivery service for one day only

(Relaxnews) – They may not come in trucks, per se. But Uber has commissioned its fleet of private rideshare vehicles around the world to become purveyors of ice cream — and all-round happiness — for one day only. On Friday, July 24, poor schmucks stuck at the office can place an order for ice creams […]

25.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
A 5-minute primer to ‘Paper Towns,’ a coming-of-age drama with Cara Delevingne

A 5-minute primer to ‘Paper Towns,’ a coming-of-age drama with Cara Delevingne

(Relaxnews) – High school student Quentin is plunged into a carefully constructed manhunt when neighbor Margo takes him on a night of hijinks and promptly disappears. Here’s your primer on the blockbuster-in-waiting from the “Fault In our Stars” author John Green. – Why the fuss about this film? – Set in Orlando, Florida, “Paper Towns” […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry takes to Twitter to launch new fragrance ‘Mad Potion’

Katy Perry takes to Twitter to launch new fragrance ‘Mad Potion’

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry has announced the official launch of her latest fragrance “Mad Potion” on Twitter. The pop star has re-tweeted a message from her pop-up store’s account @katyperrypopup to her 72.9 million followers, announcing that the perfume can now be bought online by US customers. The $29.99 scent can even be purchased directly […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
20 Fil-Ams from five states join Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant

20 Fil-Ams from five states join Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant

(Los Angeles, CA – July 19, 2015) – After an extensive and exhaustive search process, twenty (20) outstanding, young women representing five (5) states, several regions and of various backgrounds, were presented as the official candidates for the 3rd Annual Binibining Pilipinas USA Pageant at a press conference in Los Angeles. Hosted by Porsche of Downtown Los […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Local News ·
Tinder of food apps lets you ogle, tap, then swipe left or right

Tinder of food apps lets you ogle, tap, then swipe left or right

(Relaxnews) – It’s being pitched as the food version of dating app Tinder: swipe right to save a recipe, swipe left to throw it away. Even its name is co-opted from the popular dating app as it’s called Tender. Like Tinder, users are presented with photos of dishes curated from blogs and food sites around the […]

Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

(Los Angeles, United States-AFP) – Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix, the streaming giant said Thursday. The Oscar-winning Hollywood A-lister will adapt “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers,” a harrowing memoir by Cambodian human […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

(Paris, France-AFP) – Two inexpensive classes of drugs available in generic form each reduce the recurrence of breast cancer in post-menopausal women as well as death rates from the disease, a pair of studies reported Friday. Taking the medications together may further boost anti-cancer benefits and help cancel out undesirable side-effects of one of the […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Soybean oil worse for your health than coconut oil

Soybean oil worse for your health than coconut oil

(Relaxnews) – According to scientists from the University of California, Riverside, a diet high in soybean oil may cause more obesity and diabetes than a diet high in fructose. Their study was published in the journal PLOS ONE on July 22. The obesity epidemic in the United States is driving scientists to conduct more studies […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Olympics: Tokyo Games logos unveiled amid stadium row

Olympics: Tokyo Games logos unveiled amid stadium row

(Tokyo, Japan-AFP) – Tokyo’s Olympic committee unveiled the official logos for the 2020 Games on Friday, days after the Japanese prime minister ordered plans for the new stadium to be scrapped over the huge $2 billion price tag. The logos for the Olympic and Paralympic games are based around the letter “T” for Tokyo and […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Sophie denies plan to leave TV5, but is open to options

Sophie denies plan to leave TV5, but is open to options

Sohpie Albert denies the story that she is planning to leave TV5 and is raring to be released from her contract with them.”I have no plans of leaving but there will be an assessment daw this month on my career and other Artista Academy stars, so it’s all up to my manager and TV5 if […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Drilon: PNoy’s ‘chosen one’ known days after SONA

Drilon: PNoy’s ‘chosen one’ known days after SONA

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III will name his preferred successor days after delivering his last State of the Nation Address, Senate President Franklin Drilon said. In a television interview, Drilon, the ruling Liberal Party’s vice chairman, said the announcement may came between July 29 to 31, stressing that they want the public to […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Candice Swanepoel set to be the new ambassador for Biotherm

Candice Swanepoel set to be the new ambassador for Biotherm

Relaxnews) – South African model Candice Swanepoel has been announced as the new ambassador for French skincare brand Biotherm. The Victoria’s Secret Angel will appear in European and Asian campaigns for the L’Oréal-owned brand, reports Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). She will kick off the collaboration by starring in the group’s summer 2015 “Blue Therapy” campaign, […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Australia, pyramids among Chinese travelers’ favorite countries and landmarks

Australia, pyramids among Chinese travelers’ favorite countries and landmarks

(Relaxnews) – Australia is the most popular dream destination among Chinese travelers in 2015, while the pyramids of Egypt has emerged as the most popular landmark they’d like to see before they die, according to a new report on the Chinese travel trends. In the fourth edition of the Chinese International Travel Monitor report by […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Apple profit jumps but shares slip

Apple profit jumps but shares slip

(San Francisco-AFP) – Apple’s latest quarterly profit leapt as people around the world snapped up big-screen iPhones but its shares slipped as analysts had expected even more. The US tech giants reported Tuesday that its profit jumped 38 percent to $10.7 billion on surging iPhone sales, compared to $7.7 billion in the same period last […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Michael Kors and Kate Hudson collaborate on a limited edition watch for a good cause

Michael Kors and Kate Hudson collaborate on a limited edition watch for a good cause

(Relaxnews) – Fashion designer Michael Kors has recruited actress Kate Hudson to help him design a new limited-edition watch that aims to fight global hunger. The Golden Globe winner has signed up to the fashion icon’s campaign “Watch Hunger Stop”, launched in 2013, when his brand entered into a long-term partnership with the United Nations […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Boxer lauds committee for passing rental car safety measure

Boxer lauds committee for passing rental car safety measure

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today praised the Senate Commerce Committee for approving the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act as part of the DRIVE Act, a multi-year surface transportation bill reauthorizing our nation’s highway and transportation programs. The amendment to include the rental car safety measure was approved unanimously. Senator Boxer said, “We are […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·