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 ·
New York launches its first men’s fashion week

New York launches its first men’s fashion week

(New York-AFP) – New York plays catch up with Europe in launching its first men’s fashion week Monday, a four-day showcase for US spring/summer 2016 collections in an rapidly expanding market. Big-name labels Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors and Polo Ralph Lauren will rub shoulders with the up-and-coming such as Public School, Thom Browne, […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
New technique for detecting hard arteries

New technique for detecting hard arteries

(Relaxnews) – A radioactive agent developed in the 1960s for the purpose of testing for bone cancer can also be employed to image the dangerous build-up of calcium deposits in the arteries that could provoke strokes and heart attacks, according to a team of UK researchers. The agent could help in diagnosing atherosclerosis, or the […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
PHL argues environmental, fishing claims vs China

PHL argues environmental, fishing claims vs China

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – After an “impassioned plea” from the foreign affairs secretary, the American lawyers of the Philippine government argued on Wednesday before the United Nations arbitral tribunal in The Hague the strength of the country’s environmental and fishing claims in the South China Sea. During the first day of oral arguments Tuesday, Foreign Affairs […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Tearful prayers as Manny Pacquiao visits death row Filipina

Tearful prayers as Manny Pacquiao visits death row Filipina

Yogyakarta, Indonesia (AFP)   – Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao visited a Filipina on death row in Indonesia on Friday, with the convict breaking down in tears as she prayed behind bars with the Philippine sporting hero. Mary Jane Veloso was sentenced to death in Indonesia after being arrested in 2009 with 2.6 kilograms (5.7 pounds) […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Noli Me Tangere hurdles 2nd restaging in LA, producers eye San Diego

Noli Me Tangere hurdles 2nd restaging in LA, producers eye San Diego

By Abner Galino For actor Miguel Vera, the second time around must have always been sweeter (pun intended, or not). Happily meeting the press after the successful restaging of the well-known play Noli Me Tangere at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Vera said he was happy with his performance as the lead character […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Enchong’s album reaches platinum status

Enchong’s album reaches platinum status

 Enchong Dee’s self-titled album has reached the platinum status ahead of his upcoming solo concert. Star Music representatives said Dee’s album reached platinum three months after it reached gold status. “Maraming salamat po sa tiwala. Maliit na project lang po ito noong simula pero pinalaki niyo. Sa buong Star Music family ko, salamat. At sa […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Grandmother-turned-flight attendant featured on new airline series

Grandmother-turned-flight attendant featured on new airline series

(Relaxnews) – Proving that it’s never too late, a 59-year-old grandmother is serving as a beacon of hope for women who’ve always fantasized about becoming a flight attendant but thought they were past their prime. It would be no stretch to describe the industry as partial to young, attractive, carefree men and women who are […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
UN tribunal to assess PHL’s arguments vs. China

UN tribunal to assess PHL’s arguments vs. China

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The five-member United Nations (UN) arbitral tribunal based in The Netherlands is set to deliberate on Friday whether or not it will give weight to the Philippines’ arguments on the jurisdiction of the case it filed against China. In a statement, deputy presidential spokesperson Usec. Abigail Valte said the tribunal will be […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Watch: first trailer for ‘Miss You Already’

Watch: first trailer for ‘Miss You Already’

(Relaxnews) – New comedy drama starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette is heading to cinemas this Fall. The film centres on the relationship between Barrymore (Jess) and Collette (Milly).  They’ve always been best friends despite being polar opposites but as they approach their 40s, could pregnancy problems and a cancer diagnoses push their bond to […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Asian Americans rapidly on the move

Buying power expected to hit $1-T by 2018 By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Asian Americans are making a significant and powerful impact on the new American mainstream. Nielsen’s 2015 Asian American Consumer report entitled, “Asian-Americans: Culturally Connected and Forging the Future,” radically highlights how this flourishing segment is making a powerful impact on today’s economy and […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Don’t whine about the price: Japan grapes sell for $8,000

Don’t whine about the price: Japan grapes sell for $8,000

(Tokyo-AFP) – A bunch of Japanese grapes has sold for a record one million yen ($8,200), or $315 per berry — no trifling matter even in a country where fruit can cost a small fortune. The record-setting bunch of 26 “Ruby Roman” grapes was the highest-priced at this year’s first auction in Kanazawa, 300 kilometres […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
5 spots to watch the Bastille Day fireworks for free

5 spots to watch the Bastille Day fireworks for free

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, July 14, at precisely 11pm, the city of Paris will let loose its traditional fireworks extravaganza, the theme of which this year is “Paris Welcomes the World.” If you don’t feel like shelling out the big bucks for a gorgeous terrace with a prime view of the Iron Lady, here are […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·