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 ·
First official Princess Charlotte Christening pictures published

First official Princess Charlotte Christening pictures published

(Relaxnews) – Kensington Palace has released four images to the press shot by legendary photographer Mario Testino. The images, taken immediately after the ceremony at Sandringham estate on July 5, show Princess Charlotte with her parents and elder brighter Prince George as well as a group shot featuring the Queen and Prince Phillip. Mario Testino […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars ·
McCain suggests US ‘losing’ against IS

McCain suggests US ‘losing’ against IS

Washington, United States (AFP)   – US Senator John McCain blasted the military strategy against the Islamic State group Tuesday, suggesting the United States was “losing” the fight and criticizing the pace of training for Syrian rebels. Several lawmakers including McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, grilled Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and the military’s top […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US-Cuba thaw ends continent’s polarization: Vatican

US-Cuba thaw ends continent’s polarization: Vatican

Vatican City, Holy See (AFP) – The re-establishment of US-Cuban diplomatic ties ends the Cold War on the American continent and lifts an “ideological barrier,” the Vatican’s chief diplomat said Friday. In an interview with the Roman Catholic Italian daily Avvenire, Paul Gallagher, a British archbishop who is the Vatican’s de facto foreign minister, said […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

Beijing, China (AFP)   – China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defence experts. Beijing has been steadily beefing up its military through years of double-digit increases in defense spending, rapidly expanding its naval power, commissioning […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
WHO needs urgent change to tackle health crises: experts

WHO needs urgent change to tackle health crises: experts

London, United Kingdom (AFP)    – The World Health Organization (WHO) is unprepared to deal with crises like the Ebola outbreak and requires fundamental change, supported by an increase in funding, experts warned Tuesday. More than 11,000 people have died from the highly infectious Ebola virus in the past 18 months, most of them in […]

10.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
New teaser for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′

New teaser for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′

(Relaxnews) – The official site of the upcoming fourth installment in the “Hunger Games” movie series released a new teaser on Wednesday. Jennifer Lawrence will once again play the heroine, Katniss, who will finally confront the president of Panam, Mr. Snow (Donald Sutherland), whose attempts to destroy her have only increased in ferocity and frequency. […]

09.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·