Netflix to release war flick ‘Jadotville’

Netflix to release war flick ‘Jadotville’

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Netflix next year will release “Jadotville,” a war film starring “50 Shades of Gray” star Jamie Dornan, the US online entertainment powerhouse said on Monday. In a statement, the streaming video service said the movie “thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion… by 3,000 Congolese troops led by […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympics: Cash and prestige drive race for Tokyo Games place

Olympics: Cash and prestige drive race for Tokyo Games place

(Lausanne, Switzerland-AFP) – An army of sports — from baseball to wushu — is battling for a place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with cash as much as prestige the driving force. Hundreds of millions of dollars in television revenues will be handed out to the lucky federations that get a place in the Tokyo […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia

Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia

(New York-AFP) – Watched by her adoring family, Victoria Beckham brought a sexy vision of fall/winter to an intimate New York runway Show Sunday and confided that she plans to open a second store in Asia. The one-time pop star, mother of four and wife of retired English football superstar David Beckham, has won plaudits […]

Singapore heats up for second Maison&Objet Asia

Singapore heats up for second Maison&Objet Asia

(Relaxnews) – All eyes will be on Singapore this March as Maison&Objet Asia returns to the city for its second-ever show. Featuring an expanded selection of the best of high-end decoration and home fashion by prestigious brands, the show will encompass residential, contract and hospitality projects. The salon will bring together the arts of living […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Tokyo citizens hand in $28m in lost cash: police

Tokyo citizens hand in $28m in lost cash: police

(Tokyo-AFP) – Trustworthy Tokyo-ites handed in $28 million of lost cash last year, police said Monday, with three quarters of it returned to its rightful owner, in the latest example of Japan’s startling honesty. Upstanding citizens who had chanced upon wallets full of money took a total 3.34 billion yen to their local police officers, […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
Hilfiger’s American football love story on NY runway

Hilfiger’s American football love story on NY runway

(New York-AFP) – Feted designer Tommy Hilfiger dominated New York Fashion Week on Monday with a spectacular catwalk show inspired by American football to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his clothing empire. Hundreds of fashionistas, celebrities and admirers poured into the imposing Park Avenue Armory, braving near record-low winter temperatures for a ringside seat at […]

Adidas launches ball for UEFA Champions League finale

Adidas launches ball for UEFA Champions League finale

(Relaxnews) – Real stars replace the plain old pentagons on the Official Match Ball — released Monday — for the knockout stages that are expected to bring a dramatic close to the most prestigious club competition in international soccer. This year’s UEFA Champions League Final is set to take place in Berlin on June 6, […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Roxas reiterates commitment for quick, transparent probe on Mamasapano clash

Roxas reiterates commitment for quick, transparent probe on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II on Wednesday vowed proper, quick and transparent investigation by the Philippine National Police Board of Inquiry into the bloody Mamasapano clash that left 44 elite police commandos dead. Roxas reiterated his commitment to a transparent investigation at the start of the House of Representatives’ hearing on […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Erik Santos suffers from laryngitis after papal mass

Erik Santos suffers from laryngitis after papal mass

Singer Erik Santos admitted that he is still suffering from laryngitis or the inflammation of voice box. Santos said it was his first time to suffer from laryngitis. “First time kung magkaroon ng laryngitis. Actually nung kumanta ako for Papal Mass mayroon na po siya,” Santos said. “Sabi nga there’s a bug, parang yung kumanta […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Luxury ships and Asian destinations: cruise trends for 2015

Luxury ships and Asian destinations: cruise trends for 2015

(Relaxnews) – An estimated 23 million people will go on a cruise in 2015, a new industry record. This forecast, set by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), reflects the continued growth seen in the cruise market in recent years. Vacations at sea are as appealing as ever, and after their first taste, most passengers […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Trailer: ‘The Man from UNCLE’ makes snappy debut

Trailer: ‘The Man from UNCLE’ makes snappy debut

(Relaxnews) – With Henry Cavill as suave secret agent Napoleon Solo and Armie Hammer his partner Illya Kuryakin, Guy Ritchie’s take on the television classic bursts with smooth one-liners, an upbeat 60s soundtrack and energetic action set-pieces. The pair of super spies are brought together in an unlikely CIA-KGB partnership, with the aim of infiltrating […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·

Spotify gives couples their ideal playlist for Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the music streaming service has launched Sweet Spot, a fun new tool that measures lovers’ “degree of musical separation” and generates a playlist tailored to their respective tastes. Sweet Spot asks users to name their favorite artist and their partner’s, and then uses an algorithm to create the “ideal” […]

Johnson, Ejiofor, Gaga: more stars booked for Oscar night

Johnson, Ejiofor, Gaga: more stars booked for Oscar night

(Relaxnews) – “Fifty Shades of Grey” lead Dakota Johnson, “12 Years a Slave” star Chiwetel Ejiofor, singer and “Ice Age” actress Jennifer Lopez, comedy veteran Eddie Murphy and pop star Lady Gaga are among the new names booked to appear at the 87th Oscars on February 22. Joining them are Chris Evans, Chloë Grace Moretz […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Fur and seduction for Jason Wu in New York

Fur and seduction for Jason Wu in New York

(New York-AFP) – Canadian-Taiwanese wonder-kid designer Jason Wu on Friday sent US supermodel Karlie Kloss down the runway in his New York Fashion Week show that encapsulated strength and seduction. Elegant tailored suits, jackets, coats and trousers were contrasted with body-clinging sheath dresses with cut-out backs, thigh-revealing splits and luxurious fur showcased seduction. “I think […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Rob Lowe to play a TV lawyer for Fox

Rob Lowe to play a TV lawyer for Fox

(Relaxnews) – The American actor has added yet another TV project to his calendar. After playing a preacher on the British miniseries “Apocalypse Slough,” Rob Lowe will shoot the Fox comedy pilot “The Grinder.” Lowe will star as Dean “The Grinder” Sanderson, a TV lawyer whose long-running hit series comes to an end. Thinking he […]

14.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Physics of food shows secrets of popcorn

Physics of food shows secrets of popcorn

(Paris-AFP) – To most people, it may be just a fun food to munch while watching a movie. But to a couple of French investigators, popcorn is a biomechanical enigma waiting to be explained. In an unusual study published on Wednesday, engineers Emmanuel Virot and Alexandre Ponomarenko carried out experiments into what makes popcorn, well, […]

13.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Valentine’s Day: women want flowers, men want sex

Valentine’s Day: women want flowers, men want sex

(Relaxnews) – Contrary to what many think, it seems that most women don’t want to receive lingerie this Valentine’s Day, new research suggests. A “Valentine’s Day Survival Guide” by dating service It’s Just Lunch has revealed that most women would pick flowers, jewelry, chocolate and even a simple card over underwear. Flowers came out top, […]

13.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
‘World of Tanks’ looks to Philippines for inspiration

‘World of Tanks’ looks to Philippines for inspiration

(Relaxnews) – A recent update to internationally oriented free-to-play game “World of Tanks” takes its inspiration from a real Philippino island, providing a new environment for players to test themselves in. Introduced at the end of January, the Pacific Island level was designed for the Xbox 360 edition of armor vehicle skirmishing title “World of […]

13.02.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Online ·
Looking for love online? Find it by being real: study

Looking for love online? Find it by being real: study

(Relaxnews) – Online Cupids have become wary of exaggerations and downright lies people use to pepper up their profiles and researchers at the University of Iowa say honesty has become a standout trait in this cyber-demographic. “We found people want to contact a person who appears to be accurate in what they are saying about […]

13.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Holidays, Online, Valentine's Day ·
What to look forward to at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show

What to look forward to at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show

(Relaxnews) – Although the most prestigious event of the annual autoshow agenda doesn’t officially open its doors to the public until March 5, many car companies have already offered a sneak peek of what to expect, and this year it’s shaping up to be all about hot hatches and hypercars. That doesn’t mean that there […]

13.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·