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 ·
Bill Clinton: Hillary the ‘rock’ of the family

Bill Clinton: Hillary the ‘rock’ of the family

Washington, United States (AFP)  – Bill Clinton said in an interview aired Sunday that he admires his wife Hillary as she makes her second run for the White House, defending her integrity in the face of attacks. On Saturday, Clinton held the first major rally of her campaign to become America’s first woman president, on […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Asia Society Awards 2015 best employers for Asian Pacific American talent

Asia Society Awards 2015 best employers for Asian Pacific American talent

Goldman Sachs wins “Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans” for the third consecutive year, while AT&T and IBM win in new categories. NEW YORK – Asia Society has announced the winners of the 2015 Best Asian Pacific American Employer Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards honor employers at the forefront of promoting […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Rare Imelda photos in coffee table book

Rare Imelda photos in coffee table book

LOS ANGELES – A coffee table book that shows Imelda Romualdez Marcos beyond the public eye through old, mostly unpublished photographs taken by veteran news photographer Emmanuel “Jolly” Riofrir will be formally launched on Saturday, June 13, during the Tacloban town fiesta celebration at the UFCW hall at 8530 Stanton Ave., Buena Park, CA 90622. […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Filipino Stars, Local News ·
Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

The Queen of All Media started delivering the ‘padama’ when LBC surprised media by  sending ‘padala’ to celebrate her launch as their first celebrity brand endorser Manila, Philippines – In an event titled From LBC to the World, With Love, Kris Aquino was recently launched as the first celebrity brand endorser of LBC Express, Inc., […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Services ·
4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

BY MARISSA ACIERTO l SCCPRESS.COM SAN DIEGO – On May 23rd, 2015 the 4th Annual Pagasa-Tumainisha-Esperanza-Hope, Inc. (PTE-HOPE, Inc.) Multicultural Festival was held at the Bonita – Sunnyside Branch, San Diego County Library, 4375 Bonita Road. The organization was sponsored by the County of San Diego Board of Supervisor; Supervisor Greg Cox; Supervisor Dave Roberts; San […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·