WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

Time and again, the Philippines have dominated the world stage as numerous Filipinos rake in top awards in various talent searches across the globe. Currently the reputation is such that if you are Filipino , people from different nations and the international community expect you to have an incredible talent. More often than not, their […]

17.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Rhian gives closet lesbians courage to come out

Rhian gives closet lesbians courage to come out

Rhian Ramos was surprised when she got tweets from real life lesbians telling her that because of her ground-breaking soap, “The Rich Man’s Daughter”, they were able to muster enough courage to come out, open up themselves and reveal their real sexual preference to their family and friends. “Since we started airing on May 11, […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino: Decommissioning proves peace pact not a gamble

Aquino: Decommissioning proves peace pact not a gamble

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay) – Laying down their arms even before the Bangsamoro Basic Law is approved and enacted proves that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is sincere in its dealings with the Philippine government. That was the gist of President Benigno Aquino III’s speech on Tuesday as 145 MILF members voluntarily underwent the […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Extraordinary Tales’ to get Halloween release

‘Extraordinary Tales’ to get Halloween release

(Relaxnews) – A new animated feature and one of the last films to star the recently deceased icon of horror, Sir Christopher Lee, is heading for US cinemas this October. An anthology of five suitably dark Edgar Allen Poe stories, the animated feature is directed and adapted for the screen by Raul Garcia, whose work […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
lokai launches bracelet to benefit World Wildlife Fund

lokai launches bracelet to benefit World Wildlife Fund

(Relaxnews) – Global lifestyle brand lokai launched Monday a new bracelet called ‘wildlokai’ to support the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). For every ‘wildlokai’ bracelet sold from June 15 through July 28, lokai will donate one dollar to the charity, with a minimum contribution of $250,000, according to a press release. The unisex bracelets are designed […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Environment, Hollywood Stars ·
Travel to the heart of Andalusia with Sisley’s Soir d’Orient

Travel to the heart of Andalusia with Sisley’s Soir d’Orient

(Relaxnews) – Sisley has unveiled its latest fragrance, Soir d’Orient (“Oriental Night”) which is directly inspired by the warmth and mystery of Andalusia, a Southern region of Spain where the culture was fundamentally influenced by the Arabs who ruled the land for over 500 years. It is available for purchase from the company’s UK e-shop. […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Chocolate may be good for your heart, study suggests

Chocolate may be good for your heart, study suggests

 (AFP)-AFP) – New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday. Scientists in Britain looked at data from nearly 21,000 people who filled out questionnaires about their lifestyle, and had their health monitored for more than 11 years. Their average […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Trans fat is not safe and must be removed from food: US

Trans fat is not safe and must be removed from food: US

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans fats, are not safe to eat and must be removed from the food supply in the next three years, US regulators said Tuesday. The announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration finalized the agency’s proposed ban on artificial trans fats in 2013, and described partially hydrogenated […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
PHL design, textiles and fashion take centerstage at Embassy’s National Day Gala Evening

PHL design, textiles and fashion take centerstage at Embassy’s National Day Gala Evening

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – “A Gala Evening Celebrating Philippine Design, Textile and Fashion” was a huge success, drawing a diverse crowd of US government officials, members of the Washington diplomatic corps, members of the Filipino-American community, and the general public, and shining light on the fabric and designs that make the Philippines unique. On the eve of […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Michelle Obama gets more personal

Michelle Obama gets more personal

By Jérôme Cartillier Washington, United States (AFP)  – Stung by criticism over what she said during her husband’s first run for the presidency, Michelle Obama was measured in sharing her views when she entered the White House in 2009. But now America’s first lady is developing a more personal and outspoken tone as the president’s […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Katy Perry teases fans with Moschino campaign pictures

Katy Perry teases fans with Moschino campaign pictures

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry has been tweeting up a storm by releasing the hot new images from her Moschino Autumn/Winter 2015/16 campaign on her account. The US popstar has taken to social media to tease fans with six new visuals, which see her rocking a punked-up look for the Italian fashion house. Styled by Moschino’s […]

Motor racing: ‘McDreamy’ Dempsey takes Le Mans starring role

Motor racing: ‘McDreamy’ Dempsey takes Le Mans starring role

(Le Mans, France-AFP) – American actor Patrick Dempsey is making a real fist of his other profession: motor racing. For the fourth time in his career, Dempsey will appear in the Le Mans 24 Hours Race in his Porsche this weekend. His passion is gradually becoming an obsession. He’s certainly proven himself on screen, featuring […]

Mediterranean diet at risk as globalisation bites

Mediterranean diet at risk as globalisation bites

(Rome, Italy-AFP) – Eating a MEDITERRANEAN DIET has long been a byword for healthy living, but the very people who coined it are straying from sun-kissed fruits and legumes and their waistlines are paying the price. The region is undergoing a “nutrition transition” from traditional, sustainable foods towards more meat and dairy products, a new report by […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Health & Fitness ·
‘Jurassic World’ eats box office alive to set record

‘Jurassic World’ eats box office alive to set record

AFP  - The fearsome “Jurassic Park” dinosaurs have done it again, gobbling up the competition to score the biggest worldwide box office opening weekend ever with the latest franchise. Action-packed “Jurassic World,” featuring a new and particularly lethal hybrid dino, raked in a whopping $511 million globally in its debut at cinemas, according to box […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pizza Hut’s hot dog pizza is coming to US

Pizza Hut’s hot dog pizza is coming to US

(Relaxnews) – After jealously watching their Canadian, British and South Korean counterparts tuck into a hybrid hot dog pizza creation before them, Americans are finally getting their own version from Pizza Hut this summer. This week the chain put the rumors to rest and confirmed in a tweet that the Hot Dog Bites Pizza will […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Burberry Prorsum previews Womenswear collection at London Collections: Men

Burberry Prorsum previews Womenswear collection at London Collections: Men

(Relaxnews) – Burberry Prorsum bucked the trend at London Collections: Men Monday, by sending women down the catwalk. The British fashion house showcased highlights from its Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016 Pre-Collection on the runway as part of the Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear show — the first time that women’s looks have been included in the brand’s menswear […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac to star in romance ‘The Promise’

Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac to star in romance ‘The Promise’

(Relaxnews) – Historical romance movie “The Promise,” directed by Terry George, who led “Hotel Rwanda,” is to star Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac amidst a backdrop of Portugal and the Canary Islands, to where the cast and crew will take in the fall when filming begins. “Black Swan” producer Mike Medavoy is working with “X-Men” […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Angel Locsin not keen on entering politics

Angel Locsin not keen on entering politics

ACTRESS Angel Locsin said she does not see herself as a politician even as her boyfriend, television host-actor Luis Manzano, is already contemplating seeking public office next year. Locsin said she prefers to help people in other ways. “Hindi ko kasi nakikita yung sarili ko sa pulitika. Pakiramdam ko, mas magpa-function ako na nagpa-follow kaysa […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino lauds Mar Roxas in Independence Day speech

Aquino lauds Mar Roxas in Independence Day speech

STA. BARBARA, Iloilo   (Mabuhay) – A day after dashing Vice President Jejomar Binay’s hopes of receiving his endorsement, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday extolled Interior Secretary Mar Roxas in his Independence Day speech here. “Kapag inatasan natin ang isang Mar Roxas na mamuno sa isang programa, asahan niyong magtatagumpay ito,” Aquino said. The […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
S. Korea reports 15th MERS death, seven new cases

S. Korea reports 15th MERS death, seven new cases

By Jung Ha-Won Seoul, South Korea (AFP)  – South Korea Sunday reported its 15th death from the MERS virus as the growing outbreak that has now infected 145 forced one of the nation’s biggest hospitals to suspend most services. The latest fatality from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was a 62-year-old man who died Sunday afternoon […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·