Bright colors set the tone at MakeUp in Paris

Bright colors set the tone at MakeUp in Paris

(Relaxnews) – The beauty industry is turning its attention to Paris this week as the trade show MakeUp In Paris opens in the French capital. It is the show’s second edition this year, having opened in Seoul in April. It will head to New York and Sao Paulo later in 2015. The trend in Paris […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Christopher impressed by Heart’s ‘maturity’

Christopher impressed by Heart’s ‘maturity’

ONE of the promising new shows on GMA7 that will air soon is “Beautiful Strangers” starring Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe, Rocco Nacino, Benjamin Alves, and balik-Kapuso actor Christopher de Leon, directed by Albert Langitan. Heart is happy to be reunited with her Tito Boyet, who says he is so impressed by Heart’s maturity as an […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Ferrari, Porsche, Alpine and Bugatti models on the block at the Artcurial auction in Paris

Ferrari, Porsche, Alpine and Bugatti models on the block at the Artcurial auction in Paris

(Relaxnews) – On June 22, in Paris, Artcurial Motorcars will present the latest edition of its classic “Automobiles sur les Champs” (“Automobiles on the Champs (Elysées)”) and bring together 72 collector cars as well as a selection of automobilia. Among the most eagerly anticipated vehicles in this sale is a 1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Coupé […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Photos ·
Apple reverses payment policy following Taylor Swift criticism

Apple reverses payment policy following Taylor Swift criticism

(Relaxnews) – Just hours after musician Taylor Swift spoke out against Apple for withholding royalties to artists during its three-month free-trial period, the tech giant backed down and has announced they will be reversing their initial position. On Sunday, Swift released a letter penned to Apple calling their initial policy “shocking” and “disappointing.” She also […]

Clinton backs stiffer gun laws after US church bloodbath

Clinton backs stiffer gun laws after US church bloodbath

San Francisco, United States (AFP)  – Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton issued an impassioned call for gun control Saturday following a “senseless” church massacre that left nine dead and reignited debate about the right to bear arms. In a speech to US mayors in San Francisco, the former first lady said the time has come […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL to argue China sea case at Hague next month

PHL to argue China sea case at Hague next month

Manila, Philippines (AFP)   – The Philippines will argue its case against China’s claim over most of the disputed South China Sea at The Hague next month, the foreign department said Monday. The Netherlands-based UN court is scheduled to conduct a hearing from July 7 on a case lodged by the Philippines in 2013 which […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Torre de Manila construction stopped

Torre de Manila construction stopped

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – THE Supreme Court has issued a restraining order against the construction of the 46-story Torre de Manila. Petitioner Knights of Rizal said the construction mars the view of the Rizal Monument in Luneta. In its petition, they said when Torre de Manila reaches the full height of 46 floors by the target […]

22.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Congressional Gold Medal Sought for Filipino WWII Vets

Congressional Gold Medal Sought for Filipino WWII Vets

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES— Legislators Thursday introduced a bill seeking to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who fought during World War II. “Filipino veterans fought bravely alongside American forces during World War II, and our recognition of their service and sacrifice is long overdue,” said Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Gabbard and […]

19.06.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Michelle Obama champions $200-M plan for girls’ education

Michelle Obama champions $200-M plan for girls’ education

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  – US First Lady Michelle Obama announced plans for $200 million (177 million euros) in programs to promote girls’ education worldwide on Tuesday as she visited a London school at the start of a European tour. “I’m here because girls like you impress me and inspire me,” Obama told […]

19.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Google launches digital Ramadan assistant

Google launches digital Ramadan assistant

(Relaxnews) – Google has launched a Ramadan companion site created to help Muslim users organize their fasts — and feasts. Launched in time with the start of Ramadan, when one billion Muslims begin a month-long fast that breaks daily at sundown, ‘My Ramadan Companion’ serves as a digital assistant and features everything from Iftar recipes […]

Asian cities half of top 10 costliest expat destinations: survey

Asian cities half of top 10 costliest expat destinations: survey

(Hong Kong-AFP) – Asia has become one of the most expensive regions for people working abroad, according to a new survey, with its major cities accounting for half of the top 10 costliest expat destinations. Hong Kong climbed one place from last year to become the world’s second most expensive place for expats, Mercer said […]

19.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Choosing your own diet to lose weight is no guarantee of success

Choosing your own diet to lose weight is no guarantee of success

(Relaxnews) – Is it better to choose your own diet when you’re looking to lose weight? Not necessarily, according to American researchers who led an experiment on the subject. First of all, the best diet is the one you can maintain meticulously and not the one that you choose. Using the opposite hypothesis, that the […]

19.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Dove men takes care of dads this Father’s Day with new campaign

Dove men takes care of dads this Father’s Day with new campaign

(Relaxnews) – Dove is known for its campaigns featuring “real women”, but now the personal care brand has turned its attention to dads. Dove Men+Care has launched “First Fatherhood Moments,” a new social media and advertising campaign in the North America celebrating “the emotion, strength and happiness” that men express upon learning they are going […]

19.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Philippines tests health app for remote islands

Philippines tests health app for remote islands

(Manila-AFP) – The Philippines is testing an app that will speed up delivery of health services to hundreds of remote island communities, the science department said Thursday. Using the app, designed for tablets using Google’s Android operating system, the health officer of a remote town can upload medical records and clinical information on a patient, […]

11 HS grads to receive PHILSELA scholarships

11 HS grads to receive PHILSELA scholarships

CERRITOS – The Philippine Society of Southeast Los Angeles (PHILSELA) will present scholarship awards to 11 high school graduates during its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the Washington Room of Liberty Park in Cerritos. The scholars this year are from ABC Unified District High Schools: Artesia, Cerritos and Ghar and […]

18.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
US to put woman on new $10 bill

US to put woman on new $10 bill

(Washington-AFP) – The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback. The US Treasury announced Thursday that a yet-unchosen woman, likely “a champion for our inclusive democracy,” will feature on the […]

18.06.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
Calendar of men’s fashion shows in Milan

Calendar of men’s fashion shows in Milan

(Relaxnews) – After London, and just before Paris, men’s fashion week has a layover in another fashion capital: Milan, from June 19 to 23. The action kicks off with a show by Dirk Bikkembergs, and the Milanese chapter of the tour will end with a show by Stella Jean. Here is the full calendar for […]

18.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Jeb Bush: ‘I will run to win’

Jeb Bush: ‘I will run to win’

By Diego Urdaneta Miami, United States (AFP)   – Jeb Bush jumped headlong into the presidential race Monday, insisting “America deserves better” after eight years of Barack Obama, as the Republican seeks to win over voters skeptical of his political pedigree. Following a six-month pre-candidacy exploration, Bush made his formal announcement at Miami Dade College, […]

18.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Hanoi, Vietnam most affordable travel destination this summer: TripAdvisor

Hanoi, Vietnam most affordable travel destination this summer: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – Looking for a summer vacation that won’t break the break? Consider Hanoi, Vietnam, which came out on top as the most affordable international destination in TripAdvisor’s annual TripIndex report. Created to help travelers plan and budget their summer holiday, the TripIndex looks at the average cost of a three-night trip in 60 key […]

17.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Younger fathers are paternity leave trendsetters

Younger fathers are paternity leave trendsetters

(Relaxnews) – Over 50% of US men under 34 are taking an extended break from work to care for their babies. According to a survey from insurance company The Hartford, 31% of Millennial dads said that both they and their partner took more than two weeks off work after a baby was born while 21% […]

17.06.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·