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 ·
Asian Americans advancing justice celebrates landmark victory for marriage equality

Asian Americans advancing justice celebrates landmark victory for marriage equality

WASHINGTON – In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision today in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declares that same-sex couples have the freedom to marry under the U.S. Constitution, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) issues the following statement: “As civil rights organizations, Advancing Justice is thrilled that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Continuing with its mission to develop and nurture emerging leaders in the Filipino-American community, the Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) is set to launch its 4th immersive undertaking in the Philippines on 2-9 July 2015. Founded in 2012 by Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Mrs. Ma. Victoria J. Cuisia, in cooperation […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Julia Roberts in talks to appear in ‘Mother’s Day’

Julia Roberts in talks to appear in ‘Mother’s Day’

(Relaxnews) – Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson and Jennifer Aniston could be set to unite on a new movie project together. The actresses are allegedly in talks to appear in “Mother’s Day”, featuring several plotlines around the theme of one day, Deadline reports. Scripted by Anya Kochoff-Romano, who wrote “Monster-In-Law” and Lilly Hollander, the movie will […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

Going vegan can lead to weight loss: study

(Relaxnews) – Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an average of two kilograms more on the short term than individuals on other diet plans. The review analyzed the results of 12 studies about veganism with data from […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Chiz urges voters: Help ensure honest 2016 polls, register biometric data

Chiz urges voters: Help ensure honest 2016 polls, register biometric data

Senator Chiz Escudero said all Filipino voters, notably those still considered unregistered under the Republic Act No. 10367, or the Mandatory Biometrics Registration Act of 2013, to actively work for the holding of honest, clean elections in May 2016. Escudero said the Mandatory Biometrics Registration Act of 2013, being implemented by the Commission on Elections […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

(Washington-AFP) – Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as a first, the report analyzed the global risks of death due to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancers linked to the consumption of sugary drinks. Researchers estimated that […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple

Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple

(Relaxnews) – An international man — and woman — hunt has been launched for a couple who got engaged at the top of the Eiffel Tower this month. It happened on the summer solstice. As California tourist Jen Hurd Bohn stood waiting in line at the Eiffel Tower, she spotted an intimate moment unfold between a couple […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

By Chantal Valery Washington, United States (AFP)  – With four justices appointed by Democratic presidents and five by Republican leaders, the US Supreme Court is generally perceived as being weighted in favor of conservatives. But after two historic rulings in a week supporting progressive causes – legalizing gay marriage across America and upholding President Barack […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
One justice makes big difference in US gay marriage ruling

One justice makes big difference in US gay marriage ruling

By Chantal Valery Washington, United States (AFP)  – He was appointed in the 1980s under the conservative presidency of Ronald Reagan, but Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has gone on to become perhaps the most important gay rights supporter in the American legal system. The gray-haired 78-year-old cemented that position Friday when he wrote the […]

30.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·