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 ·
‘James Bond’ Bentley up for auction

‘James Bond’ Bentley up for auction

(Relaxnews) – A 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback once owned by Ian Fleming could start a bidding war at this year’s Gooding1 Company Pebble Beach auction on August 15. With its displays of incredibly exotic, incredibly expensive classic cars, its fine dining, stunning Californian scenery and high society clientele, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Motoring ·
Reelz buys rights to Miss USA Pageant

Reelz buys rights to Miss USA Pageant

(Relaxnews) – After being dropped by NBC, the Miss USA pageant has been picked up by Reelz. Following NBC’s decision to end its relationship with the Miss USA Pageant (and Miss Universe Pageant) after Donald Trump’s controversial comments in June, Reelz network has decided to broadcast the event. In an announcement published on July 2, […]

President Barack Obama says peas in guacamole not a good idea

President Barack Obama says peas in guacamole not a good idea

(Relaxnews) – A New York Times tweet for a guacamole recipe made with peas has succeeded in sparking a Twitter outcry, with the Republican Party of Texas calling it tantamount to a declaration of war on their state, and even provoking President Barack Obama to weigh in on the discussion. “Add green peas to your […]

30 Fil-Ams vie for prestigious Miss Philippines USA 2015 title

30 Fil-Ams vie for prestigious Miss Philippines USA 2015 title

Glendale, CA – Miss Philippines USA is the premier Fil-Am pageant with a mission of developing the finest ambassadors of goodwill and promoting the beauty of the Filipino women, will showcase 30 beautiful Fil-Am women in a spectacular one-of-a-kind event on July 12th at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California. Pageant activities will kick off on July […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
In time for July 4, replica of French frigate arrives in NY

In time for July 4, replica of French frigate arrives in NY

(New York-AFP) – A replica of a majestic 18th century tall ship that brought French General Lafayette to America arrived in New York Wednesday to take part in July 4 Independence Day festivities. The original three-masted Hermione brought the general to America to rally US rebels fighting for independence from Britain. To much fanfare and […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: 4th of July, Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Holidays ·
Toni still adjusting to married life

Toni still adjusting to married life

Days after tying the knot with Paul Soriano, actress Toni Gonzaga said she misses living with her family and that she’s still getting used to seeing her name with a hyphen. “Parang ang weird na iba ang kasama ko sa bahay. Nakakapanibago, kasi 31 years ng buhay ko kasama ko parents ko, eh,” she said. […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice-President Jejomar Binay continued its offensive on Monday, releasing a newspaper ad attacking the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on the same day that a spokesman said the vice-president shunned the Senate probe because he has a lot of respect for the institution. In a full-page that came out in […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·