2015 Emmy nominations announced

2015 Emmy nominations announced

(Relaxnews) – The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards have been announced in the official ceremony, hosted this year by Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”) and Cat Deeley (“So You Think You Can Dance”). Outstanding Drama Series: Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mad Men Orange is […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Xian Lim, Kim Chiu to return to TV

Xian Lim, Kim Chiu to return to TV

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Popular love team Xian Lim and Kim Chiu, known to fans as Kim Xi, will be seen on TV anew. This was shared by Xian during a recent press huddle, relating how he and Kim are currently taking acting workshops in preparation for their roles on a still-untitled TV drama. “Nagsimula na […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy’s SONA a work in progress, says Palace

PNoy’s SONA a work in progress, says Palace

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Aquino’s state of the nation address (SONA) continues to be a work in progress. Malacañang on Wednesday said Aquino has been meeting with his speechwriters. Aquino will deliver his 6th and last SONA on July 27. The Palace prefers to keep the SONA’s theme and contents a secret until it is […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US to cut 40,000 soldiers from Army: official

US to cut 40,000 soldiers from Army: official

Washington, United States (AFP)  – The US Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years to save money at home and abroad, a US defense official said Tuesday. And 17,000 civilians working for the Army will also be laid off, the official told AFP, confirming a report in the […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

(Relaxnews) – A first look at the new Bulgari “Goldea” fragrance campaign has been released, featuring Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana. Fontana published the campaign photo on her official Twitter account, with a message reading “Amazed by this new fragrance shot by Mert and Marcus.” Fontana was named the face of the Goldea campaign at the […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sao Paulo judge lifts ban on sale of foie gras

Sao Paulo judge lifts ban on sale of foie gras

(Sao Paulo-AFP) – A judge in Sao Paulo on Wednesday suspended a law banning the production and sale of foie gras within Brazil’s largest city, after restaurant owners voiced strong objections to the measure. Judge Sergio Rui has “temporarily suspended” the law for further review and requested additional information from the mayor and the Sao […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Filipino launches app that encourages creativity, more bonding time between child and parent

Filipino launches app that encourages creativity, more bonding time between child and parent

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Have you ever noticed how your gadgets have become an integral part of your daily routine? Whether it’s a phone, a tablet, a laptop or a game console, these gadgets are being used daily by people of all ages, and have become so detrimental to one’s way of life, that it […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Local News ·
LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of Philippine freedom, LBC Express held a series of games, raffles and freebies across the Middle East, Asia […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Disney gives sneak peek for planned China theme park

Disney gives sneak peek for planned China theme park

(Shanghai-AFP) – US entertainment giant Disney on Wednesday unveiled details of its planned theme park in Shanghai, promising Chinese features and new attractions not found in its five other resorts. The Walt Disney Co. and Chinese Partner Shanghai Shendi Group broke ground on the $5.5 billion park in April 2011. The opening was originally planned […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
US to seize assets of Napoles and daughter

US to seize assets of Napoles and daughter

Washington, United States (AFP)   – The US Justice Department moved Tuesday to seize $12.5 million in assets of Janet Napoles, a businesswoman at the center of a broad Philippines corruption scandal dubbed the “pork barrel scam”. The department filed a civil forfeiture complaint to gain control of assets including a swank Los Angeles condominium, […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
It’s another boy for Angelika dela Cruz, husband

It’s another boy for Angelika dela Cruz, husband

Expectant mother Angelika dela Cruz is having another boy. The 33-year-old actress shared the news on Instagram with an ultrasound image, captioned: “Meet Baby Orion / It’s a baby boy #baby #baby #itsaboy #pregnant #21weekspreggy” Dela Cruz, a former Star Magic artist whose career spans two decades now, has a six-year-old son, Gabriel, with her […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Upcoming Star Trek film to offer the ultimate fan experience

Upcoming Star Trek film to offer the ultimate fan experience

(Relaxnews) – Star Trek fans can now boldly go where they never thought possible — onto the set of the upcoming film. As part of the “Star Trek: To Boldly Go” campaign, the cast has teamed up with Omaze to combine their support for nine global causes with the ultimate fan experience. The cast’s causes […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Apple introduces new upgrades on its iPod touch

Apple introduces new upgrades on its iPod touch

(Relaxnews) – Apple’s iPod touch has been revamped, with the company’s announcement on Wednesday of a new, upgraded model. The latest version of the iPod touch will now be available in a range of colors, including space gray, silver, gold, blue and pink, and features an 8 megapixel iSight camera for better photo quality. The […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘Fantastic Four’ director announces Run The Jewels’ El-P composed music for film

‘Fantastic Four’ director announces Run The Jewels’ El-P composed music for film

(Relaxnews) – Less than one month before Marvel’s “Fantastic Four” is due in theaters, director Josh Trank has let the cat out of the bag on one of the composers used in the film’s musical score. The director revealed that Run The Jewels’ El-P composed the songs used in the end credits, according to Entertainment Weekly. […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
All lawmakers should be covered by ‘pork’ audit, including VP Binay critics: anti-PDAF advocates

All lawmakers should be covered by ‘pork’ audit, including VP Binay critics: anti-PDAF advocates

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –The pork barrel funds of all lawmakers, including the critics of Vice President Jejomar Binay in the Senate, should be subjected to audit to ensure none of them were misused, at least two anti-pork barrel advocates said Thursday. “My position ever since is for the Priority Development Assistance Fund and Disbursement Acceleration Program […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Patti Smith and Thom Yorke among acts announced at Pathway to Paris

Patti Smith and Thom Yorke among acts announced at Pathway to Paris

(Relaxnews) – Pathway to Paris will host an evening of music and talks on December 4 at Paris’s Le Trianon, in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference, according to its website. The event, which comes on the heels of Pathway to Paris’s 2014 concert at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, will feature […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Environment, International Stars, Music ·
BFAR issues red tide warning in 5 Vis-Min areas

BFAR issues red tide warning in 5 Vis-Min areas

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Shellfishes collected at certain coastal waters in the Philippines have tested positive for paralytic poison, according to the latest Shellfish Bulletin released Saturday. The news release stated that shellfishes collected from Balite Bay in Mati, Davao Oriental, coastal waters of Mandaon in Masbate, coastal waters of Dauis in Bohol, Irong-Irong Bay, and […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL to host 2019 SEA Games after Brunei, Vietnam decline

PHL to host 2019 SEA Games after Brunei, Vietnam decline

Manila, Philippines (AFP)   – The Philippines has agreed to host the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after the two other countries next in line, Brunei and Vietnam, declined, a sports official said Sunday. This was agreed upon during a SEA Games Federation executive meeting in Singapore in June when Brunei, which was scheduled for […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Kris Bernal addresses anorexia rumors

Kris Bernal addresses anorexia rumors

Kris Bernal seemed exasperated when she took to social media to defend herself against those who think she has an eating disorder just because she is slim. On Instagram, Bernal posted a video of her eating a hefty meal. In the caption, the actress said she is “sick” of defending herself. “Most people think having […]

14.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
“Minions” takes over worldwide box office

“Minions” takes over worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – “Minions” has headed straight up the charts to global box office domination. Universal’s animated prequel to the successful “Despicable Me” raked in a total of $239.5 million over the course of the weekend. It was followed by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest movie “Terminator Genisys”, which topped the charts last week and this week took […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·