New ‘Star Wars’ film images showcase Dark Side

New ‘Star Wars’ film images showcase Dark Side

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The Dark Side is front and center in the latest images of villains from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” — the highly anticipated next chapter in the blockbuster space saga due later this year. Entertainment Weekly on Wednesday released several new photos of baddies Kylo Ren (Adam Driver from “Girls”), Captain Phasma […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Get the holiday makeup look: Rio

Get the holiday makeup look: Rio

(Relaxnews) – Brazil is nothing short of a beauty mecca. As home to the famous bikini wax, the famous blow dry and some of the world’s most gorgeous supermodels including Gisele and Adriana Lima, how could it be anything else? If you’re heading to the shores of Rio this summer then there are a few […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Omega-3 may block psychosis years later: study

Omega-3 may block psychosis years later: study

(Paris, France-AFP) – Omega-3, a fatty acid found in oily fish, may prevent the onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders long after being consumed, according to a study released Tuesday. Up to seven years after taking omega-3 supplements for 12 weeks, young people at “ultra-high” risk were less likely to have suffered the debilitating […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Heart bangs are the latest romantic hair trend

Heart bangs are the latest romantic hair trend

(Relaxnews) – This summer is all about wearing your heart on your face. Weeks after Kendall Jenner’s famous “heart hair” selfie became the hottest thing on Instagram, it transpires that Korean girls have been getting creative by incorporating the shape into their bangs. All summer, South Koreans have been rocking heart-shaped bangs for a cute […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Offbeat ·
Triber, an app to find your friends

Triber, an app to find your friends

(Relaxnews) – Who hasn’t lost track of their friends in a crowd or looked for someone in a restaurant? The Triber app has found the solution to this kind of situation: geolocation. In this period of summer festivals, picnics and tanning sessions on the beach, the Triber app is ever more useful. It works like […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Allen Dizon hopes to become a better actor even after string of awards

Allen Dizon hopes to become a better actor even after string of awards

Even with all the awards he has accumulated in the last two years, mostly for his role in Jason Paul Laxamana’s “Magkakabaung” as a coffin maker tormented by the guilt of accidentally killing his sick daughter, Allen Dizon feels that he still has long ways to go before he can consider himself an accomplished actor. […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Mazda and Suzuki planning Frankfurt crossover reveals

Mazda and Suzuki planning Frankfurt crossover reveals

(Relaxnews) – If any further proof were needed of the growing appeal of crossovers and SUVs among the car-buying public, Suzuki and Mazda will be providing it at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. On Friday, Suzuki confirmed that Germany is going to be the venue for the unveiling of the Baleno, a crossover-inspired compact hatchback […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Zac Efron set to flex his muscles in the ‘Baywatch’ movie

Zac Efron set to flex his muscles in the ‘Baywatch’ movie

(Relaxnews) – According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zac Efron is set to don a pair of the iconic red trunks in the big screen adaptation of the “most watched show in the world.” Alongside Dwayne Johnson, Efron should begin filming as early as February 2016. Seemingly drowning under wave after wave of trouble for the […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dallas/Fort Worth airport gets new duty-free shopping space

Dallas/Fort Worth airport gets new duty-free shopping space

(Relaxnews) – The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will add a luxury duty-free shopping experience to its Terminal D, reports The New York Times. The upgrade will see six shopping areas spread over 20,000 square feet of space, to include both luxury and premium retail brands. Local retailers like western clothing and accessories line Bohlin Company and […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Pope says never again, recalling ‘horrific’ WWII atomic bombings

Pope says never again, recalling ‘horrific’ WWII atomic bombings

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |   – Pope Francis said Sunday that the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings still evoked “horror and revulsion” 70 years on and called for a ban on nuclear arms and weapons of mass destruction. An American plane dropped a bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, in one of […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
David: I didn’t receive funds from Binay, LP

David: I didn’t receive funds from Binay, LP

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Defeated senatorial candidate Rizalito David insisted the P50,000 filing fee for his complaint against Senator Grace Poe did not come from the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay or the Liberal Party. David said he does not have a grudge against Poe and merely wants the rule of law to be upheld, […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jasmine still not ready to love again

Jasmine still not ready to love again

Several months since she broke up with Sam Concepcion, Jasmine Curtis-Smith is still not ready to enter another relationship, saying her main focus now is work. “I just don’t think I can spare time and energy for that. There’s the right time,” she said. “Buhay ko [ang nagpapakilig sa akin]. I mean, in general, kinikilig […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

Customers who were without power for more than 24 hours will get a $100 credit By Mary Ann Milbourn Southern California Edison (SCE) will provide a $100 bill credit to those who were without power for more than 24 hours during the latest outage in downtown Long Beach, and crews have begun tethering more than 300 manhole […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Services ·
Locals treated to Filipino culture at Filipinotown Festival

Locals treated to Filipino culture at Filipinotown Festival

Last Saturday, August 1st, our paper, Balita Media participated as one of the media partners at the Filipinotown Festival in downtown Los Angeles. The festivity kicked off with a procession and parade around the grounds of the Silver Lake Medical Center, carrying the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary where the all - day event took place. The program was […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]

Swimming: Late nights in Rio now focus for world’s elite

Swimming: Late nights in Rio now focus for world’s elite

(Kazan, Russia-AFP) – The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games will force swimming’s elite to adopt some nocturnal habits as preparations are stepped up in the coming months in the race for golds. The world championships finished on Sunday as the United States again ended top of the swimming table in Kazan with 23 medals […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Palace refutes VP Binay’s claim Aquino, LP want one-party dictatorship

Palace refutes VP Binay’s claim Aquino, LP want one-party dictatorship

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday belied Vice President Jejomar Binay’s claim that the ruling Liberal Party and President Benigno Aquino III are trying to establish a one-party dictatorship using the “Daang Matuwid” advocacy as its front. On Friday, Binay was quoted as saying that the remark the administration would need 18 to 20 years […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US will not tolerate sea restrictions: Kerry

US will not tolerate sea restrictions: Kerry

ASEAN warns of ‘increased tensions’ over South China Sea Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AFP)   – Washington will not tolerate any navigation restrictions in the South China Sea, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday at a regional security meeting dominated by tensions over Beijing’s island building. “Let me be clear: The United States will not […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

(Relaxnews) – Ralph Lauren put on a dreamlike show for his childrenswear Fall 2015 Polo collection in New York this week. Central Park Zoo was transformed into a “Neverland” inspired, adventure-themed wonderland for the event, which saw “Pan” actor Levi Miller walking the runway as the fashion house’s new childrenswear ambassador. Other rising stars on […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Léa Seydoux, the French actress taking the world by storm

Léa Seydoux, the French actress taking the world by storm

(Relaxnews) – The French actress is being tipped for a major role in the upcoming superhero flick “Gambit,” alongside Channing Tatum. If it works out, the beautiful blonde will appear in her ninth non-French feature and confirm her status as an international star. Léa Seydoux is set to meet with executives at 20th Century Fox […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·