Get the holiday makeup look: LA

Get the holiday makeup look: LA

(Relaxnews) – From perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you’re heading to LA or its surroundings this summer, then here’s what you’re going to need to get your makeup look down pat. First things first: they don’t call it “The Golden State” […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Hollywood Stars ·
Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet has announced plans to expand their travel-related food coverage with the release of a new cookbook series that aims to transport readers around the world via their taste buds. For the series, dubbed “From the Source,” Lonely Planet dispatched local food writers in destinations such as Italy and Thailand to scour […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Julia Montes gets new leading men in upcoming series

Julia Montes gets new leading men in upcoming series

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Young actress Julia Montes will star in the upcoming “Doble Kara” with leading men Edgar Allan Guzman and Anjo Damiles, Dreamscape announced. Montes, whose last teleserye was “Ikaw Lamang” in 2014, said she feels “super happy and blessed” to be cast in the series, which also stars Alora Sasam, John Lapus, Allen […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Groupon launches own food delivery service

Groupon launches own food delivery service

(Relaxnews) – Less than a month after acquiring the food delivery business OrderUp, Groupon has unveiled Groupon To Go its new US delivery and takeout service. Starting out in Chicago, where it has since March been pilot testing with 500 restaurants, Groupon says the service is ready to expand to other areas, with Boston and […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
LP solon wants ethics probe vs Makabayan bloc members

LP solon wants ethics probe vs Makabayan bloc members

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Liberal Party stalwart wants the House of Representatives ethics committee to investigate members of the progressive Makabayan bloc who flashed posters criticizing President Benigno Aquino III at the end of his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo said he will consult with the […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malaysia Airlines says ‘premature’ to speculate on  wreckage

Malaysia Airlines says ‘premature’ to speculate on wreckage

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AFP)   – Malaysia Airlines cautioned on Thursday that it was “premature” to speculate on whether aircraft wreckage found in the Indian Ocean was from missing flight MH370, as authorities scrambled to verify the origin of the debris. The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, possibly from a wing part known as […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Storm surges amped by rain increase US flood risk: study

Storm surges amped by rain increase US flood risk: study

By Marlowe Hood Paris, France (AFP)   – Sea storm surges amplified by heavy rain are a greater flood threat to US coastal cities than previously understood, and are occurring more frequently according to a study published Monday. The number of such “compound” events “has increased significantly over the past century,” said a paper in […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
New service will deliver Michelin-starred meals to Londoners’ doors

New service will deliver Michelin-starred meals to Londoners’ doors

(Relaxnews) – London has caught up to the likes of New York and San Francisco with the launch of a new delivery service that will allow foodies to eat Michelin-starred meals in their sweatpants while watching the telly. In recent years, the US dining scene has expanded the notion of traditional delivery service beyond greasy […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

(Relaxnews) – Hugo Boss has unveiled its latest masculine fragrance, “Boss The Scent,” revealing a new side of the Boss man. This new olfactory creation will hit shelves on August 31. Drawing inspiration from the desires of women, the new Boss seducer takes his time. More mature, he remains passionate but has become more refined, […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Vaccine offers 100% Ebola protection: trial results

Vaccine offers 100% Ebola protection: trial results

(Paris, France-AFP) – An Ebola vaccine provided 100-percent protection in a field trial in hard-hit Guinea, researchers and officials said Friday, mooting “the beginning of the end” of the killer West African outbreak. The world is “on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine,” the World Health Organization (WHO) said, hailing the results from the […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
U2 concert tour special and documentary to hit HBO

U2 concert tour special and documentary to hit HBO

(Relaxnews) – A behind-the-scenes documentary about the illustrious music group and concert special are in the works. The documentary airs November 7 and allows fans to follow the band offstage as their current iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE world tour unfolds, Variety reports. Interviews with Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. are on the docket. […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Grevin’s first Asian museum waxes lyrical over K-pop

Grevin’s first Asian museum waxes lyrical over K-pop

(Seoul, South Korea-AFP) – Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-Hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France’s famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul Thursday. The new museum’s focus is firmly on the world of entertainment and, […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars ·
US Treasury urges bankruptcy law for indebted Puerto Rico

US Treasury urges bankruptcy law for indebted Puerto Rico

Washington, United States (AFP)   – US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress on Tuesday to pass laws that would enable heavily indebted Puerto Rico to enter bankrupcy to restructure its debt. Lew said in a letter to Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, that because current law prevents the US […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Chloé is celebrating friendship this autumn with its new Fall-Winter 2015 campaign. The French fashion house is paying homage to its heritage with the campaign, referencing the time in 1952 when founder Gaby Aghion borrowed her friend’s name to launch the brand. Starring friends and colleagues the Polish model Anja Rubik and German […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
China conducts ‘live fire drill’ in disputed waters

China conducts ‘live fire drill’ in disputed waters

Beijing, China (AFP)  – China’s navy carried out a “live firing drill” in the South China Sea Tuesday in a bid to improve its maritime combat ability, state media reported, as tensions flare over the disputed waters. The exercise involved at least 100 naval vessels, dozens of aircraft, missile launch battalions of the Second Artillery […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
John Lloyd, Piolo to star in Lav Diaz film

John Lloyd, Piolo to star in Lav Diaz film

ABS-CBN leading men Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz are working on a movie for award-winning director Lav Diaz. This was announced by director-producer Paul Soriano on his Instagram account on Sunday. The much-anticipated movie supposedly has the working title “Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis” and will be produced by Soriano’s TEN17P Productions. Cruz and Pascual […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
AFP ready to defend military exercises with Japan before SC

AFP ready to defend military exercises with Japan before SC

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday said it is ready to defend the legality of its joint military exercises with Japan before the Supreme Court (SC). “From the perspective of the Armed Forces and the Philippine Navy, we believe that the exercises were conducted with firm basis on our […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Americans are still filing bankruptcy in record numbers, and with good reason. The economic downturn, including the fall of housing prices and the increase in unemployment has wrecked havoc on our finances. The truth is, that in many cases, bankruptcy is a wise decision for many, since it wipes away debt and interest payments that […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison With the National Weather Service predicting triple-digit temperatures and thunderstorms in some areas of the region beginning Wednesday, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to stay safe while staying cool. SCE has also called a Save Power Day for Wednesday. Customers participating in the conservation program can earn up to $100 in bill credits […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – Chicago has been declared the pizza capital of the US in a new ranking that will surely stoke the longstanding rivalry between the Windy City and New York when it comes to pizza pies. But how do you quantify which city can boast the title of best pizza destination in the US? For […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·