Don’t believe LP demolition job, Binay tells bishops

Don’t believe LP demolition job, Binay tells bishops

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay has appealed to the influential Catholic Church not to believe the supposed “demolition by perception” being allegedly conducted against him by his political detractors. In an eight-page letter to several bishops, Binay said the investigation against him “only intends to influence perception. This is not about justice or […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Marisa Tomei joins ‘Empire’

Marisa Tomei joins ‘Empire’

(Relaxnews) – Fox has signed up Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei to the cast list of its show “Empire”. The star is set to join Alicia Keys, Chris Rock, Lenny Kravitz and Adam Rodriguez on season 2 of the show, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will play the character of Mimi Whiteman, a hip-hop loving […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Tabing Ilog’ remake? Kaye Abad has casting suggestions

‘Tabing Ilog’ remake? Kaye Abad has casting suggestions

If ever there would be a remake of the ‘90s series “Tabing Ilog,” Kaye Abad already knows who she wants to take on her role as Eds in the teen-oriented drama. Abad admitted she thinks Kathryn Bernardo is a perfect fit for the role because of her Filipina features. “Magagaling na rin ‘yung mga bata […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Hello Kitty’ to be turned into a film

‘Hello Kitty’ to be turned into a film

(Relaxnews) – The famous white Japanese cartoon character with a red bow is getting her very own movie. It was announced on July 3 that “Hello Kitty” will be turned into a film by the lifestyle company Sanrio. The movie is set to be released in 2019, and has a budget of between $160-240 million. […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film ·
Foodies could be the healthiest among us: study

Foodies could be the healthiest among us: study

(Relaxnews) – We think of those who love fine food and trying new dishes as being indulgent and even gluttonous, yet a new study suggests the opposite: Foodies weigh less and could be in better health than the less adventurous among us. Hailing from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab in the US, the research […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
New Mall of Qatar to equal the size of 50 soccer fields

New Mall of Qatar to equal the size of 50 soccer fields

(Relaxnews) – More details have emerged on a new luxury mall set to open in Doha, Qatar that will feature the biggest 3D IMAX theater in the world. Set to open its doors in 2016, Mall of Qatar will become the biggest shopping and entertainment complex in Qatar and aims to become a premier shopping […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
Lancôme to release its Trésor Midnight Rose as a rich elixir

Lancôme to release its Trésor Midnight Rose as a rich elixir

(Relaxnews) – Four years after launching Trésor Midnight Rose, Lancôme is unveiling a new look for this fruity and floral scent based on the rose, the French luxury brand’s signature flower. With “Trésor Midnight Rose Elixir d’Orient,” the hidden face of the Damask rose is revealed at the heart of a fancy nectar. The fragrance […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Herbal medicine? St. John’s Wort could make you sick: study

Herbal medicine? St. John’s Wort could make you sick: study

(Relaxnews) – The yellow-flowering plant is commonly used as a herbal alternative to treat depression, however, new research suggests it could produce the same adverse side effects as pharmaceutical antidepressants. A research team from the University of Adelaide in Australia compared the effects of St. John’s Wort against those of fluoxetine — better known by […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US Supreme Court halts Texas abortion clinics closure

US Supreme Court halts Texas abortion clinics closure

Washington, United States (AFP)  – The US Supreme Court on Monday temporarily halted the closure of most of the abortion clinics in Texas, two days before rules forcing them to shut their doors were due to go into effect. Abortion providers said the rules—which included requiring clinics to follow costly hospital-like building standards—amount to a […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Growing IT  industries in PHL prime for investment

Growing IT industries in PHL prime for investment

WASHINGTON, DC – Recent developments and policy changes in Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT/BPM) in the Philippines are making the country ripe for investment and poising it to ride a new wave of revolution in information and communications technology (ICT). This was the message of government officials and business leaders who traveled to […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Junjun Binay blasts PNP: We didn’t start violence

Junjun Binay blasts PNP: We didn’t start violence

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay insisted Thursday that his supporters did not start the commotion outside city hall earlier this week, saying it was the police who instigated the violence. He also said he does not expect his family to get a fair investigation from the Philippine National Police since they are […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sarah G’s album reaches platinum status

Sarah G’s album reaches platinum status

MANILA, July 3 (Mabuhay) -– Sarah Geronimo’s album “Perfecly Imperfect” has reached platinum status, meaning it has sold over 15,000 copies. This was announced by executives of Viva Records after the singer-actress performed her second single from the album on “ASAP.” Geronimo said it was really her wish to inspire listeners. “Natutunan ko na hindi […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino to AFP: Modernization to stop without ‘Daang Matuwid’

Aquino to AFP: Modernization to stop without ‘Daang Matuwid’

CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga  (Mabuhay) -— President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday challenged the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to sustain his reforms in what sounded like his valedictory speech as the military’s commander-in-chief. During the Philippine Air Forces’ (PAF) 68th anniversary event, Aquino told soldiers that AFP modernization will be put to a […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mark refutes gay benefactor rumor

Mark refutes gay benefactor rumor

MARK Neumann is beaming brightly when TV5 hosted a special lunch for him at Mario’s just to announce that the ratings of “Baker King”, where he plays the title role, went higher when he started appearing last week as Tak Gu. “Nakakatuwa naman,” he says. “And when people see me in public now, Tak Gu […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
V&A opens Alexander McQueen exhibition through the night due to popular demand

V&A opens Alexander McQueen exhibition through the night due to popular demand

(Relaxnews) – Alexander McQueen’s London exhibition is set to run through the night due to huge demand for tickets. The Victoria & Albert Museum will release a further 12,000 tickets for the final two weekends of “Savage Beauty,” WWD reports. The museum will stay open all night for the weekends of July 24-26 and July […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Entertainment ·
The best burger joint in America said to be in North Carolina

The best burger joint in America said to be in North Carolina

(Relaxnews) – It’s a bold claim. But a new report from TripAdvisor claims to have found the best burger joint in the US, located in Greensboro, North Carolina. After weighing the quantity, quality and ratio of reviews on burger joints in the US over the last 18 months, TripAdvisor gave Hops Burger Bar bragging rights […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: 4th of July, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘A Year in Books’ hits halfway point

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘A Year in Books’ hits halfway point

(Relaxnews) – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started his book club back in January, setting out to read a book every two weeks and inviting others to do the same. This week he revealed the club’s latest title — while admitting that his initial goal may have been a lofty one. Zuckerberg announced his plans via Facebook on […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
Americans reveal their favorite summertime foods ahead of Fourth of July

Americans reveal their favorite summertime foods ahead of Fourth of July

(Relaxnews) – In households, backyards and parks across the US this weekend, odds are high that families will be grilling up hamburgers and hot dogs, washing it down with a tall glass of iced tea, and that ice cream trucks will be running out of cookies ‘n cream ice cream. Because according to a recent […]

03.07.2015 · Filled under: 4th of July, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Kim Chiu denies dating foreigner

Kim Chiu denies dating foreigner

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) -– Actress Kim Chiu denied reports that she is currently seeing a foreigner who is not from showbiz. Chiu said in jest that she doesn’t know how she would handle herself if ever a foreigner indeed courts her. “Naku, baka nasa ospital na po ako, dumudugo na ang ilong ko. Walang […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bystanders using NAIA 3 as temporary shelter not unusual, says manager

Bystanders using NAIA 3 as temporary shelter not unusual, says manager

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) – Much like shopping malls but open 24/7. This was how airport manager Engr. Octavio Lina described NAIA Terminal 3 when asked how former multi-awarded child actor Jiro Manio was able to wander inside the terminal for several days. Lina said NAIA 3 is accessible to both passengers and non-passengers since […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·