Soy supplements do not help asthma sufferers

Soy supplements do not help asthma sufferers

(Relaxnews) – New research disproves recent findings that suggested soy could play a role in reducing the seventy of the disease. The study, from Northwestern Medical medicine and the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Network, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), examined the effects of soy on 386 adults […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
London readies for month-long spotlight on architecture

London readies for month-long spotlight on architecture

(Relaxnews) – Starting June 1, the city of London will play host to a month-long program of talks, tours, installation, exhibitions and month for its annual London Festival of Architecture, whose theme this year is “Work in Progress.” Ireland is the event’s Focus Country in 2015, and highlighting that association will be a pop-up pavilion […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
China set to open world’s highest glass-bottomed bridge

China set to open world’s highest glass-bottomed bridge

(Relaxnews) – China is set to become home to the tallest, longest, and, arguably, scariest pedestrian bridge in the world, when construction of a glass-bottomed bridge is complete in the national park that inspired the floating mountains from the James Cameron film “Avatar.” Hovering a dizzying 300 meters (984 feet) above the ground, the Zhangjiajie […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
UnionPay card becomes the golden ticket to the Met

UnionPay card becomes the golden ticket to the Met

(Relaxnews) – China-based UnionPay International announced Monday that holders of their credit cards will be able to visit New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art free of charge starting on June 1. A UnionPay card starts with the number 62. So far, the offer is expected to last until May 31, 2016 and the Met is the latest […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Online ·
US veterans ride with pride at Rolling Thunder biker rally

US veterans ride with pride at Rolling Thunder biker rally

by Jenny VAUGHAN Washington, United States (AFP)   – With the rev of motorcycle engines, the ground rumbles underfoot, and they’re off: hundreds of thousands of military veterans ride out for the annual Rolling Thunder memorial rally in the US capital Sunday. For the one million spectators and bikers – many from out of state […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL to fly over disputed South China Sea: Aquino

PHL to fly over disputed South China Sea: Aquino

Manila, Philippines (AFP)  – Philippine military and commercial aircraft will keep flying over disputed areas in the South China Sea despite Chinese warnings over the airspace, President Benigno Aquino said on Monday. “We will still fly the routes that we fly based on the international law from the various conventions we entered into,” Aquino told […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US Marines testify at murder trial of colleague in PHL

US Marines testify at murder trial of colleague in PHL

Olongapo, Philippines (AFP)  – Four US Marines took the witness stand Tuesday at the murder trial of their comrade accused of killing a local transgender woman in the Philippines, lawyers who attended the closed-door proceedings said. The American servicemen were asked to testify on what the defendant, Private First Class Joseph Pemberton, had told them […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US planes keep distance from Chinese ‘islands’ – for now

US planes keep distance from Chinese ‘islands’ – for now

Washington, United States (AFP) –  US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China’s territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned Thursday that could be “the next step.” Although the United States does not recognise China’s claims of sovereignty around the man-made structures, American P-8 […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Aquino open to discussing BBL with senators

Aquino open to discussing BBL with senators

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is open to discussing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with senators even if he has been accused of influencing congressmen to approve a Palace-backed version of the bill. Aquino said he will wait for Senate President Franklin Drilon’s advice regarding such a meeting. He said he does not […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Why Enchong doesn’t want Daniel Padilla to guest on his first solo concert

Why Enchong doesn’t want Daniel Padilla to guest on his first solo concert

After receiving a gold record award for his album “Chinito Problems,” Enchong Dee is now gearing up for his first solo concert in July. Dee said he is hoping many people would come out to watch his show on July 3 at the Music Museum. Even before the show, the Kapamilya actor admitted he is […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Why Regine doesn’t want son to enter showbiz

Why Regine doesn’t want son to enter showbiz

If it were all up to her, veteran singer Regine Velasquez said she would not allow her son Nate to join show business. Velasquez said she does not want her son to be deprived of his privacy. “Kung ako, ayaw ko. Kasi siyempre alam ko na medyo mahirap being in the business, ‘yung wala ka […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Racquel Custodio Furbeyre, L.A. social worker

Racquel Custodio Furbeyre, L.A. social worker

LOS ANGELES – Racquel Custodio Furbeyre peacefully passed away Monday, May 18, in Los Angeles. She was 64. ​Racquel had been battling breast cancer for the past four years. Since the 1980s, Racquel was known in the L.A. Filipino and Asian community as a caring social worker who counseled troubled immigrant youths, parents, elderly and terminally ill […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Tennessee named top state for American barbecue: TripAdvisor

Tennessee named top state for American barbecue: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – In a ranking that’s sure to get patriotic barbecue fiends in the US all fired up, the state of Tennessee has been named the best in the US, according to the number crunchers over at TripAdvisor. Based on the number and quality of reviews for the top-rated barbecue restaurants across the US, TripAdvisor […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Relentless work for stylist army behind the scenes at Cannes

Relentless work for stylist army behind the scenes at Cannes

(Cannes, France-AFP) – An army of stylists, hairdressers and make-up artists work flat-out behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival to ensure not an eyelash is out of place for the big moment on the red carpet. “We have a real responsibility. At Cannes, the ‘look’ is dissected at an incredible speed,” said French […]

Coen-led Cannes jury ‘profoundly changed’ by experience

Coen-led Cannes jury ‘profoundly changed’ by experience

(Cannes-AFP) – The Cannes Film Festival jury, headed by the Coen brothers, said Sunday it was profoundly changed by the experience of judging this year’s entries. “Any experience as intense as this changes your life and your perspective,” said Joel Coen, who was joint president with his brother Ethan. “Having to see this many movies […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Longer, stronger: Study reveals more reasons to take your vitamin E

Longer, stronger: Study reveals more reasons to take your vitamin E

(Relaxnews) – Long established as a powerful antioxidant, vitamin E is important for the membrane that envelops your muscle cells, promoting proper healing from the natural tears that take place when you work out, according to a new study. “Every cell in your body has a plasma membrane, and every membrane can be torn,” says […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Protein snacks could improve teens’ diet quality, appetite control

Protein snacks could improve teens’ diet quality, appetite control

(Relaxnews) – Observing the seldom-studied teen diet led a team of US researchers to conclude that a high-protein soy snack in the afternoon could reduce appetite and unhealthy evening snacking. “Standard meals tend to go to the wayside for kids this age — particularly from mid-afternoon to late evening — and many of the convenient […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
NCLR: Relief delayed is relief denied to millions of families and to our country

NCLR: Relief delayed is relief denied to millions of families and to our country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In late 2014, President Obama announced he would take executive action to extend deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants through the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program and the expansion of the highly successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Today marks the target […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Kim Chiu joining Kris Aquino in mistress movie

Kim Chiu joining Kris Aquino in mistress movie

Kris Aquino announced that she has finally been allowed to push through with a film project where she will portray a mistress, following a conflict with her existing endorsement contract with a multi-national company. Aquino confirmed that she will once again be part of the film adaptation “Etiquette for Mistresses and What Wives Can Learn […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·