World’s most visited theme park for 2014: Magic Kingdom

World’s most visited theme park for 2014: Magic Kingdom

(Relaxnews) – The ‘happiest place on earth’ was also the most popular last year, as Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Florida attracted 19.3 million visitors, the most of any theme park in the world. That’s according to a newly released report from the Themed Entertainment Association, which compiled a list of the top […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment ·
How to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

How to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

(Relaxnews) – The FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer kicks off inCANADA on Saturday, June 6. With more viewing options available than ever before, the action will be hard to miss. Games will be played at stadiums in the Canadian cities of Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa,MONTREAL and Moncton, and 2015 marks the first time Canada has ever hosted […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Sports & Recreation ·
Bonta Bill to modernize the state victim compensation program ok’d

Bonta Bill to modernize the state victim compensation program ok’d

AB 1140 protects victims of domestic violence, children, rehabilitated individuals, and victims of online crime (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) announced today that his bill to modernize the California Victim Compensation Program passed the Assembly with strong bipartisan support (78-0). “AB 1140 modernizes the California Victim Compensation Program to more fairly care for […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Thai superstar Bie Sukrit to lead cast in the world premiere of ‘Waterfall,’ an epic new musical; Show to run May 29, 2015 to June 28, 2015

Thai superstar Bie Sukrit to lead cast in the world premiere of ‘Waterfall,’ an epic new musical; Show to run May 29, 2015 to June 28, 2015

PASADENA, CA – The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps) announced today that, Thai superstar Bie Sukrit, along with Emily Padgett, Thom Sesma, and J. Elaine Marcos will lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Gentlemen don’t necessarily prefer blondes: poll

Gentlemen don’t necessarily prefer blondes: poll

(Relaxnews) – The urban myth that gentlemen prefer blondes has been put to rest. In fact, according to a recent survey, brunettes are just as popular with the male population, with 31 percent of men finding golden locks to be the most attractive and the same percentage preferring darker tresses. Ten percent of men have […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
‘I am Cait’: Jenner docu-series to roll out in July

‘I am Cait’: Jenner docu-series to roll out in July

(Washington-AFP) – Caitlyn Jenner will follow up on her public coming-out as a transgender woman with a docu-series on E! channel next month about her transformation from life as Olympic decathlon champion Bruce. “I am Cait” will play out in eight hour-long episodes beginning July 26, the cable television entertainment channel said Wednesday. It said […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Nestle to eliminate artificial flavors from frozen pizzas and snacks

Nestle to eliminate artificial flavors from frozen pizzas and snacks

(Relaxnews) – Food giant Nestle has announced that it will be removing artificial flavors and reducing the sodium content in its line of frozen pizzas and snack brands in the US. By the end of the year, Nestle will remove artificial ingredients from snacks across six brands: Digiorno, Tombstone, California Pizza Kitchen, Jack’s, Hot Pockets […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Sam wants to get married in four years

Sam wants to get married in four years

SAM Milby, after several months of being away from the limelight, is suddenly visible. The Fil-Am actor signed a two-picture contract with Regal Films. Under Mother Lily Monteverde’s company, he is slated to do the movie, Pre-Nup where he will be paired with Jennylyn Mercado and which will be partly shot in New York. This […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy: China should rethink reclamation in disputed areas

PNoy: China should rethink reclamation in disputed areas

MANILA, June 3 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday urged China to reconsider its reclamation efforts in the South China Sea, saying these activities escalate tension in disputed territories. In a briefing with Japanese reporters during his state visit to Japan, Aquino said China should rethink if its effort to build artificial islands […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

(Relaxnews) – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a successful theme park attraction at Universal Studio’s Orlando and Osaka locations, is set to open at Universal Studios Hollywood in Spring 2016. A replica of wizardry school Hogwarts will contain well-received theme park ride “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” which, in this instance, will be […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
London tops Global Destinations ranking for 2015

London tops Global Destinations ranking for 2015

(Relaxnews) – The UK capital is to receive 18.82 million international visitors in 2015, according to a Global Destination Cities Index compiled by financial services company MasterCard. Bangkok will received 18.24 million overnight visitors, the ranking predicts, with Paris in 3rd place with 16.06 million. Dubai follows with 14.26m visitors and Turkish capital Istanbul stands […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Videos ·
US to issue new Elvis stamp

US to issue new Elvis stamp

(New York-AFP) – The US Postal Service on Wednesday announced a new stamp of Elvis Presley, two decades after a first version depicting “The King” caused a sensation. The Postal Service is returning to Elvis as part of its Music Icon Series launched in 2013, which has included stamps featuring Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix, Janis […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Music ·
How mobile is putting sports fans at the centre of the action

How mobile is putting sports fans at the centre of the action

(Relaxnews) – For its annual Mobility Report published Wednesday, Ericsson has drilled down on data generated by sporting events to understand the role mobile is playing in fans’ lives. And the findings show that smartphones are becoming an integral element of the spectator experience. This is particularly true of soccer. Based on network volumes, the […]

Public Utilities Commission has option to fix broken residential rate structure

Public Utilities Commission has option to fix broken residential rate structure

An alternate proposed decision would continue unfair rates By Lauren Bartlett Southern California Edison Residential customers living in high-temperature areas would receive long-overdue relief from punitive high electric rates under a proposed decision that is being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission, but an alternate would continue unfair rates for those customers. “High-usage customers who have little alternative to […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Services ·
Hackers steal personal data from US tax agency IRS

Hackers steal personal data from US tax agency IRS

Washington, United States (AFP)  – Hackers stole information on 100,000 taxpayers from the online computers of the US Internal Revenue Service, the federal tax agency said Tuesday. The IRS said the unidentified cyber thieves used information on the specific taxpayers from sources outside the agency to access the accounts, which included crucial identifying information such […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL’ famed rice terraces face modern threats

PHL’ famed rice terraces face modern threats

By Karl Malakunas Mayoyao, Philippines | AFP |  – It is fiesta time in the famed rice terraces of the northern Philippines, and young men in colourful tribal clothing pound ancient rhythms on brass gongs as wild boars squeal ahead of slaughter. The annual festivals, held in remote mountain communities after the planting of the […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kris Aquino and LBC team up to connect overseas Filipinos

Kris Aquino and LBC team up to connect overseas Filipinos

LBC Express, Inc.,  the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider in the Philippines, teams up with the Queen of all Media, Kris Aquino, to better help connect overseas Filipinos and their loved ones back home. Aquino was launched as LBC’s first celebrity brand endorser on May 20, 2015 at the Green Sun in Makati. […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Services ·
A Mediterranean-style diet can lower the risk of death from prostate cancer

A Mediterranean-style diet can lower the risk of death from prostate cancer

(Relaxnews) – According to a new American study, men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer should favor a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and fibers with less meat and dairy products in order to improve their chances of survival. A team of researchers from the Harvard Public School of Health has discovered that a […]

02.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Dior’s New Look on exhibit in Granville

Dior’s New Look on exhibit in Granville

(Relaxnews) – The Musée Christian Dior in Granville (Lower Normandy) will host the “Dior, The New Look Revolution” exhibit from June 6 to November 1, 2015. A perfect time to take a look back at Christian Dior’s 1947 collection, which not only propelled the designer to the summit of couture, but also revolutionized fashion for […]

02.06.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Manolo Pedrosa maintains focus on career, education

Manolo Pedrosa maintains focus on career, education

Former “Pinoy Big Brother: All In” housemate Manolo Pedrosa is grateful for all the opportunities coming his way, including a regular stint on ABS-CBN’s morning teleserye “Oh My G!” Now, he lands his first movie, “Stars Versus Me” co-starring fellow “PBB” housemate Maris Racal. Manolo has taken his mom’s advice to focus on work and […]

02.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·