New diet could considerably reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s

New diet could considerably reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Rush University in Chicago have developed the MIND diet, which their recent study suggests could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study is published in the latest issue of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. Professor Martha Clare Morris and her colleagues combined elements of the Mediterranean diet […]

24.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
PAL’s latest us route seen to boost tourist arrivals

PAL’s latest us route seen to boost tourist arrivals

NEW YORK – National flag carrier Philippine Airlines finally made a long overdue comeback to the East Coast by flying into New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, nearly two decades after it last served its most distant point in the United States. The resumption of PAL’s four-times-a-week service from Manila to New York […]

24.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Singapore in mourning as first PM Lee Kuan Yew dies

Singapore in mourning as first PM Lee Kuan Yew dies

by Martin ABBUGAO Singapore, Singapore, AFP, Monday 3/23/2015 – Singapore was plunged into mourning and world leaders united in tribute Monday after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the iron-fisted politician who transformed a colonial backwater into a world financial center. His son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, issued a statement before dawn announcing the […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Melissa Mendez offloaded from plane for causing ruckus

Melissa Mendez offloaded from plane for causing ruckus

ACTRESS Melissa Mendez was offloaded from a flight on Friday for allegedly punching a co-passenger and a cabin crew. In a video uploaded by model/athlete Andrew Wolff on Instagram, he said the incident happened while they were in the middle of a flight to Pagadian City. Wolff said that a certain actress with initials M.M. […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino accuses critics of spreading gossip about his health

Aquino accuses critics of spreading gossip about his health

MANILA, Mar 23 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday accused his “persistent critics” of spreading “gossip” about his health. Days after he was rumored to have collapsed in Malacañang, Aquino attended a briefing on the South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 project in Quezon, where he described reports on his poor health as […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pitbull to perform at famed Apollo Theater

Pitbull to perform at famed Apollo Theater

(Relaxnews) – In celebration of the upcoming launch of his SiriusXM channel, the rapper Pitbull will perform at Harlem’s illustrious Apollo Theater for an audience of invited guests on Tuesday, May 19 at 8:00pm ET. Called “Globalization,” Pitbull’s SiriusXM channel will launch just one hour before the concert begins in the New York neighborhood of […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
California winemakers rebuff arsenic lawsuit

California winemakers rebuff arsenic lawsuit

Los Angeles, United States, AFP  – Leading California winemakers rebuffed Friday a lawsuit which claims several low-cost wines are tainted with dangerous levels of arsenic. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims that 28 wineries knowingly violated California law by producing wine contaminated with arsenic and failing to inform consumers about the potential dangers. But the Wine […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ted Cruz, heavy on faith, launches White House bid

Ted Cruz, heavy on faith, launches White House bid

By Michael Mathes Lynchburg, United States , AFP, Monday 3/23/2015- Ultra-conservative Republican US Senator Ted Cruz launched his White House quest on Monday, invoking his abiding faith in God as he effectively kick-started the 2016 presidential race. The 44-year-old Tea Party favorite from Texas chose Liberty University, the sprawling Christian evangelical bastion founded by Reverend Jerry […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Insurgent’ top at box office, ‘Gunman’ fires a blank

‘Insurgent’ top at box office, ‘Gunman’ fires a blank

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Dystopian thriller “Insurgent” blasted its way to top spot at the North American box-office this weekend as Sean Penn action movie “The Gunman” fired a blank, estimated figures showed Sunday. The second big-screen adaptation based on Veronica Roth’s best-selling “Divergent” trilogy, “Insurgent” opened with $54 million according to box-office tracker Exhibitor Relations. […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Celine Dion to return to Vegas residency: report

Celine Dion to return to Vegas residency: report

(AFP) – Canadian singer Celine Dion will return to her residency in Las Vegas in August after taking an indefinite break last year to care for her cancer-stricken husband, People magazine reported. On her website, the star from French-speaking province Quebec hinted at the news on Saturday, exclaiming “Good news on the horizon!” showing her […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Lacoste adds a touch of yellow to its polo-inspired fragrance line

Lacoste adds a touch of yellow to its polo-inspired fragrance line

(Relaxnews) – The crocodile brand has added a new reference to its L.12.12 men’s fragrance collection, named for the signature cotton piqué polo shirt. Due to arrive at perfume counters from March 23, the new essence comes in a yellow version of the classic square bottle. Color and optimism Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Jaune has […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Rio unveils test program as 500-day milestone looms

Rio unveils test program as 500-day milestone looms

(Rio de Janeiro-AFP) – Organizers of next year’s Rio Olympics on Wednesday unveiled the full program of test events in the lead-up to the first ever Games in South America. Between July and May of next year, 7,800 athletes will participate in 34 Olympic, four Paralympic and four mixed test events with more than 16000 […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey to star in ‘The Bad Batch’

Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey to star in ‘The Bad Batch’

(Relaxnews) – Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey and Suki Waterhouse have all been lined up to star in “The Bad Batch” directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Actor Jason Momoa has also been confirmed as a cast member, reports Deadline, while Amirpour is also writing the screenplay.  The love story, from Annapurna Pictures and VICE, will be […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

(Longyearbyen, Norway-AFP) – All eyes were turned to the heavens early Friday for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected airplane seats, European countries with clear skies and a remote Arctic archipelago. Die-hard eclipse junkies flew in from around the world to the Faroe Islands and Norway’s Arctic Svalbard archipelago to observe the less […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Chocolate or fruit-filled, the éclair emerges as a global food trend

Chocolate or fruit-filled, the éclair emerges as a global food trend

(Relaxnews) – Through March 22, pastry shops all over France are celebrating “La Quinzaine de l’éclair,” a fortnight in honor of the elongated custard-filled dessert. Participating chefs will serve three special éclairs in their shops: hazelnut praline, chocolate cherry and caramel apple. But France isn’t the only place where the éclair is in the limelight […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
One Direction pays ‘marijuana bond’ to PHL: gov’t

One Direction pays ‘marijuana bond’ to PHL: gov’t

Manila|AFP| – British pop phenomenon One Direction paid a cash bond to the Philippines on Thursday that was imposed because of drug concerns, allowing them to play two concerts this weekend, the immigration bureau said. The bond, 200,000 pesos ($4,500) each for singers Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson, will be forfeited should the two get […]

20.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Philippine News ·
Vitamin D recommendations were miscalculated: study

Vitamin D recommendations were miscalculated: study

(Relaxnews) – We need far more vitamin D than previously thought, according to two teams of researchers from Canada and the US. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D is ten times lower than what we actually need, say two teams of researchers who have challenged the US’s National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Flyers in US most satisfied with JetBlue and Southwest: poll

Flyers in US most satisfied with JetBlue and Southwest: poll

(Relaxnews) – JetBlue, Southwest and Delta have emerged the top scoring airlines in a wide sweeping poll that asked US consumers to evaluate major brands on their customer service. With an overall score of 75 percent, JetBlue Airlines received the highest mark among airlines in the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings which polled 10,000 US respondents […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
‘Glee’ to take a bow this Friday on Fox

‘Glee’ to take a bow this Friday on Fox

(Relaxnews) – This Friday, March 20, Fox will air the final double episode of Ryan Murphy’s musical comedy series. After bringing a breath of fresh air to the small screen in 2009, “Glee” is poised to go out with a fizzle. TV audiences are fickle, and many a series has been the victim of viewers’ […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘Fotoplace,’ ‘vente-privee,’ ‘Kiwi Q&A’

Top iPhone apps: ‘Fotoplace,’ ‘vente-privee,’ ‘Kiwi Q&A’

(Relaxnews) – A fashion sales app and photo editing suite with cinematic leanings are among new apps hitting top spot on national charts. More details on these and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week, by number of downloads and recorded on March 19, 2015, can be found below. USA Facebook Messenger […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·