‘Ant-Man,’ a super-hero who doesn’t take himself seriously

‘Ant-Man,’ a super-hero who doesn’t take himself seriously

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Disney’s latest big-screen Marvel superhero doesn’t take himself too seriously. And that’s a good thing, with a name like Ant-Man. “This is a guy flying on the back of an ant, this is not the Winter Soldier,” laughed Paul Rudd, referring to the arch-foe of Captain America. “Marvel is well aware of […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Maja has all the right moves

Maja has all the right moves

You can’t bring a good woman down. More so Maja Salvador, who has definitely paid her dues before reaping the benefits of hard work. Though suffering a personal setback with her split from actor Gerald Anderson, things continue to look up for the actress-singer-dancer. She is busy with the TV series “Bridges Of Love” and […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Sens. McCain, Corker, Reed, Cardin praise PHL efforts to peacefully resolve territorial disputes

Sens. McCain, Corker, Reed, Cardin praise PHL efforts to peacefully resolve territorial disputes

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement today in support of efforts by the Philippines to peacefully resolve […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL Embassy repatriates OFWs from Iraq

PHL Embassy repatriates OFWs from Iraq

BAGHDAD – The Philippine Embassy has repatriated the first batch of overseas Filipino workers who asked to be brought home after their families expressed fears for their safety due to the security situation in Iraq. The Embassy said the first three of 19 Filipino employees of an upscale Baghdad restaurant were repatriated on Thursday and are scheduled […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pope laments corruption as ‘gangrene of a people’

Pope laments corruption as ‘gangrene of a people’

By Paula Bustamante / Kelly Velasquez Asuncion, Paraguay (AFP)  – Pope Francis decried the scourge of corruption as the “gangrene of a people” on Saturday in Paraguay, one of the poorest countries in South America and where graft is rampant. The 78-year-old pope – in Paraguay on the last stop of a three-nation tour of […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
‘The Kitchen’ star Katie Lee shares her tips for easy summer entertaining

‘The Kitchen’ star Katie Lee shares her tips for easy summer entertaining

(Relaxnews) – When Katie Lee describes her idea of summer entertaining, she conjures up long, languid days in the Hamptons and simple but elegant dinner parties that turn peaches into table centerpieces and humble ingredients into stars. It’s a charmed life she leads. Lee, 33, co-host of The Food Network’s “The Kitchen,” lives in the […]

‘The Main Event’ at Knotts Berry to settle issues between N. Zuniga and J. Obregon

‘The Main Event’ at Knotts Berry to settle issues between N. Zuniga and J. Obregon

The issue has to be settled between two iconic singers whose different styles make for an interesting musical duel. Like wine, these two claimants to the singing throne have mellowed over the years since their first encounter in the Main Event at the Rizal Theater in Makati more than three decades ago. The protagonists would […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Samsung announces global launch for Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung announces global launch for Galaxy Tab S2

(Relaxnews) – Samsung’s newest tablet is set to launch globally in August, the company announced on Monday. At 5.6mm thick and weighing either 389g for the 9.7-inch model or 265g for the 8-inch, the Galaxy Tab S2 is said to be the thinnest and lightest on the market in its size. The metal-frame tablet boasts […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Vic & Emmy: A celebration of love through the years

Vic & Emmy: A celebration of love through the years

By Mylene Billups Fifty years of marriage is a milestone that every married couple strives for.  My parents, Vic and Emy Paysan celebrated their 50 years of Catholic marriage on May 1, 2015.  Originally, they didn’t want to celebrate it with fuss; but the children made sure our parents’ milestone was recognized with a church […]

20.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘The Vampire Diaries’ season 7 will have 3 new villains

‘The Vampire Diaries’ season 7 will have 3 new villains

(Relaxnews) – Elizabeth Blackmore, Teressa Liane and Scarlett Byrne have been signed for “The Vampire Diaries” season seven, all of whom are set to appear in the opening episode according to The Hollywood Reporter. During a panel at Comic-Con 2015, “The Vampire Diaries” co-creator Julie Plec teased the audience that they would be introducing some “nasty, […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Katy Perry secures fashion icon status with H&M holiday campaign

Katy Perry secures fashion icon status with H&M holiday campaign

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry has bagged herself another major fashion campaign — this time as the festive face of H&M. The US pop star has been revealed as the star of the store’s 2015 holiday campaign and is set to feature in a global TV and print ad series which the brand promises will be […]

2015 Emmy nominations announced

2015 Emmy nominations announced

(Relaxnews) – The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards have been announced in the official ceremony, hosted this year by Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”) and Cat Deeley (“So You Think You Can Dance”). Outstanding Drama Series: Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mad Men Orange is […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Xian Lim, Kim Chiu to return to TV

Xian Lim, Kim Chiu to return to TV

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Popular love team Xian Lim and Kim Chiu, known to fans as Kim Xi, will be seen on TV anew. This was shared by Xian during a recent press huddle, relating how he and Kim are currently taking acting workshops in preparation for their roles on a still-untitled TV drama. “Nagsimula na […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy’s SONA a work in progress, says Palace

PNoy’s SONA a work in progress, says Palace

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Aquino’s state of the nation address (SONA) continues to be a work in progress. Malacañang on Wednesday said Aquino has been meeting with his speechwriters. Aquino will deliver his 6th and last SONA on July 27. The Palace prefers to keep the SONA’s theme and contents a secret until it is […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US to cut 40,000 soldiers from Army: official

US to cut 40,000 soldiers from Army: official

Washington, United States (AFP)  – The US Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years to save money at home and abroad, a US defense official said Tuesday. And 17,000 civilians working for the Army will also be laid off, the official told AFP, confirming a report in the […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

First photo released of Isabeli Fontana as face of new Bulgari fragrance

(Relaxnews) – A first look at the new Bulgari “Goldea” fragrance campaign has been released, featuring Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana. Fontana published the campaign photo on her official Twitter account, with a message reading “Amazed by this new fragrance shot by Mert and Marcus.” Fontana was named the face of the Goldea campaign at the […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sao Paulo judge lifts ban on sale of foie gras

Sao Paulo judge lifts ban on sale of foie gras

(Sao Paulo-AFP) – A judge in Sao Paulo on Wednesday suspended a law banning the production and sale of foie gras within Brazil’s largest city, after restaurant owners voiced strong objections to the measure. Judge Sergio Rui has “temporarily suspended” the law for further review and requested additional information from the mayor and the Sao […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Filipino launches app that encourages creativity, more bonding time between child and parent

Filipino launches app that encourages creativity, more bonding time between child and parent

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Have you ever noticed how your gadgets have become an integral part of your daily routine? Whether it’s a phone, a tablet, a laptop or a game console, these gadgets are being used daily by people of all ages, and have become so detrimental to one’s way of life, that it […]

16.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Local News ·
LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

LBC celebrates PHL Independence Day across the globe

Though most celebrations for the country’s 117th Independence day are held in the Philippines, LBC Express, Inc., the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider has brought festivities to Filipinos across the globe. In celebration and commemoration of Philippine freedom, LBC Express held a series of games, raffles and freebies across the Middle East, Asia […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Disney gives sneak peek for planned China theme park

Disney gives sneak peek for planned China theme park

(Shanghai-AFP) – US entertainment giant Disney on Wednesday unveiled details of its planned theme park in Shanghai, promising Chinese features and new attractions not found in its five other resorts. The Walt Disney Co. and Chinese Partner Shanghai Shendi Group broke ground on the $5.5 billion park in April 2011. The opening was originally planned […]

15.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·