Olivia Wilde, Garrett Hedlund returning for ‘Tron 3′

Olivia Wilde, Garrett Hedlund returning for ‘Tron 3′

(Relaxnews) – Joseph Kosinski is back to direct the sequel to 2010′s “Tron: Legacy,” and Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund will reteam in the lead roles. The project is looking to shoot in the fall, reports The Hollywood Reporter, with plot details uder wraps for now. “Tron: Legacy” followed up the 1980s sci-fi film “Tron,” which […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Grace of Monaco’ getting a straight-to-TV release in US

‘Grace of Monaco’ getting a straight-to-TV release in US

(Relaxnews) – The Grace Kelly biopic starring Nicole Kidman is headed to Lifetime in the US, where it will premiere next month. After opening the Cannes film festival last year to many negative reviews, “Grace of Monaco” saw its US release date pushed back once and is now headed straight to the US network. Lifetime […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pearson’s ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ getting sequel

Pearson’s ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ getting sequel

(Relaxnews) – A sequel is on the way for UK author and journalist Allison Pearson’s “I Don’t Know How She Does It,” which was made into a movie starring Sarah Jessica Parker. Pearson’s 2002 novel revolved around the character of Kate Reddy, who struggled to balance career and family. The film adaptation was released in […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘American Pie’ lyrics sell for $1.2 million in New York

‘American Pie’ lyrics sell for $1.2 million in New York

(New York-AFP) – The original manuscript of Don McLean’s enigmatic song “American Pie” sold at auction in New York on Tuesday for $1.2 million, Christie’s said. The 18 pages of manuscript, written in pencil, ink and typescript on 17 sheets, had been expected to fetch between $1 and $1.5 million at the auction house. Christie’s […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Jimmy Fallon, Tinder, Monument Valley nominated for Webby Awards

Jimmy Fallon, Tinder, Monument Valley nominated for Webby Awards

(Relaxnews) – Nominees for the 19th annual Webby Awards were announced on April 7, with Vice, Vine, Refinery29, Michelle Phan and Ellen DeGeneres all getting nods. According to organizers, those earning the highest number of nominations include Vice Media (17), CollegeHumor (9), Funny or Die (8), HBO (8), The Guardian (7), Comedy Central (6) and […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Film, Games, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online ·
France’s 2nd artificial heart recipient says ‘recovered’

France’s 2nd artificial heart recipient says ‘recovered’

(Paris, France-AFP) – A man who in August became the second person in France to receive a much-hyped new-generation artificial heart said in his first interview Sunday he had “recovered”, to the point of going on bike rides. The 69-year-old man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was terminally ill with a heart condition when he […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
World’s largest tulip festival and Japan foothills among top spots for spring blooms

World’s largest tulip festival and Japan foothills among top spots for spring blooms

(Relaxnews) – It’s a yearly miracle, when parts of the Earth awaken from their wintry slumber and erupt in a kaleidoscope of color. And some parts of the Earth are even more beautiful than others. Here’s a roundup of some of the best places to witness the visual feast, according to Cheapflights.com. Bluebonnet fields, Texas, USA […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Taylor Swift, Sam Smith take Billboard Music Award nominations

Taylor Swift, Sam Smith take Billboard Music Award nominations

(Relaxnews) – Nominees in five categories for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards were revealed April 7 on US TV show “Good Morning America,” with a full list to follow. US singer Taylor Swift and UK singer Sam Smith were nominated in four categories each. The five categories revealed so far are top artist, top male […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Lydia V. Solis, a woman of substance elected PWUAASC President

Lydia V. Solis, a woman of substance elected PWUAASC President

By Myrna Aquitania A woman of substance, Lydia Vergara Solis, was recently elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California. Ms. Solis is not just Philippine News’ Southern California Chief Correspondent but she’s an active leader in the community as well. Lydia was born in Taal, Batangas to Public School Supervisor Marciano Kasilag Solis […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Rumors: Apple to push the limits of screen resolution with an 8K iMac

Rumors: Apple to push the limits of screen resolution with an 8K iMac

(Relaxnews) – Apple is preparing to launch a new iMac with an unprecedented 8K screen resolution, according to a slip in a press release from LG, which supplies screens to the Cupertino firm. The release has been removed from LG’s website but was republished by AppleInsider. LG let the cat out of the bag in […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Rooney Mara joins cast of ‘Lion’

Rooney Mara joins cast of ‘Lion’

(Relaxnews) – US actress Rooney Mara is joining Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel in the cast of “The Lion.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is to begin filming in Australia in mid-April after several weeks on location in India. In addition to Mara (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”), David Wenham (“Top of the […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
SWS poll shows public understood PNoy’s position on Mamasapano — Palace

SWS poll shows public understood PNoy’s position on Mamasapano — Palace

MANILA   (Mabuhay) — The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll may have shown a huge drop in President Benigno Aquino III’s satisfaction rating, but Malacañang on Monday also saw the survey results as an indication that the public understood Aquino’s position on the deadly January 25 Mamasapano operation. While acknowledging the decline in Aquino’s […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Reestablish your Credit.

Reestablish your Credit.

Banks and credit card companies have told us how important it is to maintain our credit, honor our obligations and pay on time, but what if we suddenly can’t pay on time, then what? What if I lose my job, and can’t pay anyone right now, where does that put me? The answers may surprise […]

07.04.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
In fashion first, Google shows what’s hot and not

In fashion first, Google shows what’s hot and not

(Washington-AFP) – Tulle skirts are in. Jogger pants are hot. But high-waisted shorts? You don’t want to go there. In its first fashion trends report, Google analyzed billions of searches dating back to 2009 to provide a detailed analysis of what’s hot and what’s not. For example, queries for tulle skirts jumped 34 percent between […]

Filipinos carry out bloody Good Friday ‘crucifixions’

Filipinos carry out bloody Good Friday ‘crucifixions’

By Joel Guinto San Fernando, Philippines, AFP  – Devotees in the fervently Catholic Philippines marked Good Friday by being nailed to crosses and whipping their backs bloody, in extreme acts of devotion that attracted thousands of spectators. The annual ritual in scorching hot farmlands just outside of Manila is one of many colourful outpourings of […]

06.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Mayor Garcetti unveils new easy-to-read parking signs

Mayor Garcetti unveils new easy-to-read parking signs

L.A. Department of Transportation is the first transit system in the country to test grid-style signs to reduce parking confusion; bluetooth beacon technology installed for beta test to pave the way for smartphone parking info LOS ANGELES – Mayor Eric Garcetti today installed the first of 100 new easy-to-read parking signs that use streamlined graphics […]

06.04.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Honeybee Foods  Corp pays courtesy call on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Honeybee Foods Corp pays courtesy call on ConGen Herrera-Lim

Los Angeles  – Honeybee Foods Corporation paid a courtesy call on Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on 25 March 2015. Officials from Honeybee Foods Corporation representing the famous Filipino fast-food chains, Jollibee, Red Ribbon and Chowking called on Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim on 25 March 2015.  The officials […]

06.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Coco Martin not in a hurry to settle down

Coco Martin not in a hurry to settle down

“DARATING din tayo diyan.” This was Coco Martin’s response when recently asked about the possibility of starting his own family. The “Yamishita Treasures” lead actor said that he wants to seize all the opportunities and blessings in show business before settling down. “Yun ang pinaghahandaan ko (yung future ng magiging pamilya ko). Sabi nila ang […]

04.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
What was Sarah’s birthday wish for Matteo?

What was Sarah’s birthday wish for Matteo?

Love filled the air as Matteo Guidicelli celebrated his 25th birthday with his girlfriend Sarah Geronimo Thursday in Makati. After surprising the actor with her version of Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud,” Geronimo made Guidicelli cry as she shared her birthday wish for the actor. “I love you…Maraming salamat sa lahat ng pagmamahal mo. You […]

04.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama unveils sanctions program to fight cyberattacks

Obama unveils sanctions program to fight cyberattacks

by Rob Lever Washington, United States, AFP  – President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a new sanctions program that could block assets of US and foreign hackers and of companies that seek to profit from cyberattacks. Obama said the threat from cyberattacks was a “national emergency” and that the sanctions could help strike back against […]

04.04.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·