PHL hits back at China: It’s not our fault that other countries support us

PHL hits back at China: It’s not our fault that other countries support us

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday hit back at China after Beijing’s accusation that the Philippines is trying to “rope in” other non-claimant countries in the dispute over resource-rich parts of the South China Sea. “We cannot be faulted if other countries have lauded the approach that we have decided to take in resolving this […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Zsa Zsa wants to marry boyfriend Conrad

Zsa Zsa wants to marry boyfriend Conrad

Singer Zsa Zsa Padilla admitted that she is still looking forward to marrying her boyfriend, architect Conrad Onglao. “He wants [to get married]. Yeah, I would want that also,” she said. Padilla, who already received a “promise ring” from Onglao, shared that she is already living with the architect and his children from his previous […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama warns racist legacy still haunts US

Obama warns racist legacy still haunts US

Washington, United States (AFP)   – US President Barack Obama underlined the depth of his frustration over American’s ongoing battle with racism Monday, employing the racially-charged “N-word” in a radio interview to underline a point. Obama made his remarks to “WTF with Marc Maron” as the nation was struggling to comprehend the murders last week […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
New York Conference promotes PHL as premier investment destination

New York Conference promotes PHL as premier investment destination

WASHINGTON, DC  – Investments in people, infrastructure and reforms have transformed the Philippines into a prime destination for foreign capital in recent years, according to Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima, who was one of the keynote speakers at the Economic Briefing and Investment Conference held on 26 June 2015 at Goldman Sachs in New […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Favorite casino in America survey results announced today revealing top resort/casino in US

Favorite casino in America survey results announced today revealing top resort/casino in US

Not in Las Vegas or Other Established Gaming/Resort City – Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California is the favorite United States casino, according to a nationwide poll by 10Best.com, part of USA TODAY Travel, that ended Monday, June 22. The Native American owned and operated resort/casino claims the top spot after four weeks of voting by […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Local News ·
Palace: Budgets, poverty figures disprove VP Binay’s claim of neglect of poor

Palace: Budgets, poverty figures disprove VP Binay’s claim of neglect of poor

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Just look at the numbers. This was how Malacañang on Friday countered Vice President Jejomar Binay’s claim that President Benigno Aquino III’s administration is neglecting poor Filipinos. At a press briefing, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said budget allocations for anti-poverty programs can easily disprove Binay’s allegations. “We don’t really know kung […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
China’s Great Wall is disappearing: report

China’s Great Wall is disappearing: report

(Beijing-AFP) – Around 30 percent of China’s Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities — including stealing the bricks to build houses — erode the UNESCO World Heritage site, state media reported. The Great Wall is not a single unbroken structure but stretches for thousands of kilometres […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
The sensual addiction of YSL’s Black Opium now in an eau de toilette

The sensual addiction of YSL’s Black Opium now in an eau de toilette

(Relaxnews) – Nearly a year after the release of Black Opium, the luxury brand is reimagining its most addictive fragrance as an eau de toilette. Black Opium Eau de Toilette will be available for purchase starting August 24. For this new blend, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté has selected a blend of tart blackcurrant and pear […]

29.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘Downton Abbey’ costume tour rolls on in North America

‘Downton Abbey’ costume tour rolls on in North America

(Relaxnews) – The next stop on a ‘Downton Abbey’ costume exhibit tour will be Chicago. As part of their North American tour, “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,” will make its next stop in Chicago between February and May of next year. More than 35 costumes worn on the series will be on display, […]

Disney bans selfie sticks over safety fears

Disney bans selfie sticks over safety fears

(Miami, United States-AFP) – Disney on Friday became the latest major tourism operator to ban selfie sticks as part of a growing backlash against the extendable devices. The ban covers Disney theme parks in the United States, Paris and Hong Kong. “We strive to provide a great experience for the entire family, and unfortunately selfie […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Apple introduces App Store feature dedicated to LGBT community

Apple introduces App Store feature dedicated to LGBT community

(Relaxnews) – Apple has added a special section to its App store in support of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community ahead of Pride Day (June 28) and on the same day that the Supreme Court ruled to legalize gay marriage in all 50 US states. The featured area brings together books, movies, TV […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Nike unveils Wimbledon whites

Nike unveils Wimbledon whites

(Relaxnews) – The key player in tenniswear has revealed some of the 2015 kits for the Wimbledon stars that comply with the British tournament’s all-white rule. We’re giving you a sneak preview before the June 29 start date that will unleash two weeks of ferocious competition until the final championship on July 12. In 1963, […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Republican 2016 hopefuls reject white supremacist donations

Republican 2016 hopefuls reject white supremacist donations

Washington, United States (AFP)   – Three Republican presidential candidates say they are donating contributions they received from the leader of a white supremacist group mentioned by the accused Charleston church gunman to relatives of those slain. White House hopeful Senator Ted Cruz initially planned to return the donations he had received since 2012 from […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Football: UAE rubber-stamped as Asian Cup hosts

Football: UAE rubber-stamped as Asian Cup hosts

(Kuala Lumpur-AFP) – The United Arab Emirates were rubber-stamped as hosts for the expanded Asian Cup in 2019 after signing an official agreement with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The UAE previously held the event in 1996 but they will be the first to host 24 teams, up from the 16 who competed in Australia […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Stage production of Harry Potter to open in London next year

Stage production of Harry Potter to open in London next year

(Relaxnews) – Fresh details have emerged on the stage-version of Harry Potter, including the name, venue, and opening date. In addition to the Harry Potter spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” due to hit theaters in 2016, J.K. Rowling has also been working on a stage adaptation of the series which now has […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
EU lifts safety ban on all Philippine airlines

EU lifts safety ban on all Philippine airlines

(Manila, Philippines-AFP) – Philippine airlines will no longer be banned from flying into Europe, aviation authorities said Thursday, after the European Union removed all remaining Philippine carriers from its safety blacklist. The EU list, which has included Philippine airlines since 2010, bars from operating in European airspace any airlines it deems unable to meet international […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Male birth control pill could one day follow fertilization discovery

Male birth control pill could one day follow fertilization discovery

(Relaxnews) – A groundbreaking discovery in reproductive research has mapped out the molecular events that occur upon conception that could be key in creating a male birth control pill. “This report expands our fundamental understanding of the molecular architecture at the site of sperm-egg fusion,” says lead author John Herr of the University of Virginia. […]

26.06.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Fans go wild for new One Direction fragrance commercial

Fans go wild for new One Direction fragrance commercial

(Relaxnews) – One Direction fans have been left delighted at the news that the group is set to launch a new fragrance. The band announced the news that they have been working on their fourth scent, “Between Us,” by revealing a hilarious campaign video that has “Directioners” going wild. The tongue-in-cheek film sees the foursome […]

A one-of-a-kind Ferrari California T at Goodwood

A one-of-a-kind Ferrari California T at Goodwood

(Relaxnews) – At the Festival of Speed in Goodwood, England, Ferrari is presenting a one-of-a-kind California T customized by the company’s bespoke division, Tailor Made. This highly-personalized right-hand drive Ferrari California T sports a Bianco Italia three-layer exterior paint job with a double-asymmetric stripe in Blu Hellen, along with 20-inch forged wheels painted in Blu Hellen […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Rumor resurfaces for Ben Affleck-directed ‘The Batman’

Rumor resurfaces for Ben Affleck-directed ‘The Batman’

(Relaxnews) – “Batman v. Superman” spin-off “The Batman” is thought to be heading for a November 2018 release date. Ben Affleck is well known for his presence in front of camera, with significant roles in everything from “Good Will Hunting” to “Gone Girl.” But he’s also been extending his repertoire as a director too, with […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·