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 ·
Why Paul was ‘worth the wait’ for Toni

Why Paul was ‘worth the wait’ for Toni

Kapamilya star Toni Gonzaga admitted that she turned emotional during her wedding night with husband Paul Soriano, describing it as “worth the wait.” The 31-year-old Gonzaga, who spent eight years with Soriano before finally tying the knot last month, said: “Nung first night talaga namin, naiyak ako nang natapos na ‘yung buong wedding.” “Kasi parang […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Palace welcomes results of second quarter survey on hunger, lowest since May 2005

Palace welcomes results of second quarter survey on hunger, lowest since May 2005

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang has welcomed the results of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on hunger, which showed a 12.7 percent drop in the second quarter of the year, the lowest in a decade. “We welcome the latest results of the Social Weather Stations’ self-rated survey on hunger, which saw a significant drop in […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Los Angeles, CA – Volunteers have formed teams to ask for friends, family and the community at large to support them in raising money for a good cause: empowering less visible Filipino heroes to speak out, become leaders and serve their community. On Saturday, July 25, the teams are raising money for the nonprofit Pilipino Workers Center […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Weekend rainstorms soak SoCal

Weekend rainstorms soak SoCal

By Newsroom Staff As of 10 a.m. Monday, there were 3,731 Southern California Edison (SCE) customers without power territory wide, which spans north to the Sierras, south to Orange County, East to the Arizona border and west to Santa Barbara. SCE crews responded where needed. Safety remains SCE’s highest priority. Customers are reminded if they see a downed power line […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
US remake in the works for Irish comedy ‘The Stag’

US remake in the works for Irish comedy ‘The Stag’

(Relaxnews) – The 2013 film “The Stag,” titled “Bachelor Weekend” in North America, is to inspire a new film after Warner Bros. acquired remake rights. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the remake will be executive produced by two of the original film’s producers. Premiered at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival as “The Stag” and later renamed […]

21.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Cruise line to add yachts and Boeing jetliner to fleet of ocean liners

Cruise line to add yachts and Boeing jetliner to fleet of ocean liners

(Relaxnews) – In what’s being billed as an industry first, Crystal Cruises has announced an unprecedented expansion plan that includes the launch of luxury ocean, yacht, river cruises — and air travel. In fact, when you factor in ports of call, it could be said that the luxury cruise liner will cover all the main […]

21.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
The 10 best slimming fruits and vegetables

The 10 best slimming fruits and vegetables

(Relaxnews) – Many of us spend the summer holidays getting back into shape and working off some extra pounds. Here is a selection of the 10 best fruits and vegetables to maintain that hard-earned figure. 1/ Melon If your goal is to keep losing weight, melon, which is rich in minerals like beta-carotene, magnesium, phosphorus, […]

21.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·