Kin of Fallen 44 won’t get US reward: official

Kin of Fallen 44 won’t get US reward: official

WASHINGTON, DC (Mabuhay) – Who will get the US$5 million reward for the death of Malaysian bomb-maker Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan? According to the police attaché at the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC, only civilian informants are eligible for the bounty offered by the US government. “It is not the [Special Action Force]. As […]

11.02.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Spider-Man to join Marvel’s crossover action movies

Spider-Man to join Marvel’s crossover action movies

(Relaxnews) – A renewed agreement between Sony and Marvel will see Spider-Man segue into a Marvel Cinematic Universe film before the next “Amazing Spider-Man” film is out, its release date now set for July 28, 2017. It will be Spidey’s sixth feature film in 15 years since the Sam Raimi “Spider-Man” trilogy started in 2002 […]

11.02.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Purple, ‘shimmery’ liqueur created specifically for Millennial drinkers

Purple, ‘shimmery’ liqueur created specifically for Millennial drinkers

(Relaxnews) – In order to seduce the coveted Millennial drinker, a new liqueur has taken trendy Moscato, sweetened it with fruit flavors, and added some edible shimmer for added sparkle. California winemaker E & J Gallo has launched Viniq Original, created specifically to cater to the young Millennial demographic. First tested in nightspots in markets like […]

11.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
First Lady of food Michelle Obama graces cover of ‘Cooking Light’ magazine

First Lady of food Michelle Obama graces cover of ‘Cooking Light’ magazine

(Relaxnews) – Dinner at the White House starts at around 6:30 pm. And while the dining table may be bigger and someone else is doing the cooking, First Lady Michelle Obama says their family tradition remains largely unchanged. These are among the tidbits from an interview in the forthcoming issue of Cooking Light entitled “Family […]

Listing for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ condo dashes hopes of fans

Listing for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ condo dashes hopes of fans

(Relaxnews) – Airbnb raised — and then promptly dashed — the fantasies of “Fifty Shades of Grey” fans after putting up a listing for a luxury apartment in the same condo as its sexy, fictional hero, Christian Grey. In advance of the film release of the erotic novel, Airbnb posted a listing that offered up […]

11.02.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Valentine’s Day: The only safe metallic balloon is a secure one

Valentine’s Day: The only safe metallic balloon is a secure one

When not tied to a weight or kept indoors, the colorful gifts can drift away and into power lines and equipment, causing outages and potential injuries By ​Paul Netter It usually happens with a loud bang followed instantly by a disintegrated balloon. For the uninitiated, that’s often the sound made when a metallic balloon drifts […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Holidays, Services, Valentine's Day ·
Indo president in PHL as fate of death row Filipina lingers

Indo president in PHL as fate of death row Filipina lingers

Manila, Philippines | AFP | – New Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived on his first state visit to the Philippines Sunday, as the fate of a Filipina facing execution for drug smuggling in his country hovers over planned talks. Dressed in traditional batik shirt, Widodo was met at a Manila airbase by Philippine officials before […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Study suggests chili peppers could spur weight loss

Study suggests chili peppers could spur weight loss

(Relaxnews) – The main ingredient in chili peppers could become a hot new diet supplement due to its ability to boost a sluggish metabolism, according to a research team at the University of Wyoming in the US. They say diet supplementation with capsaicin — the component of chili peppers that leads to weight loss — […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
The City of Light tops list of most romantic destinations

The City of Light tops list of most romantic destinations

(Relaxnews) – Paris has emerged both the sexiest and most romantic city in the world, according to US travelers in a wide sweeping survey ahead of Valentine’s Day. In a poll conducted by full-service travel site Expedia, the City of Light managed to retain its worldwide reputation as the ideal travel destination for lovebirds looking […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Stars in black and white on Grammys red carpet

Stars in black and white on Grammys red carpet

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The mega-stars of the music world rocked daring outfits in classic black and white on the Grammys red carpet Sunday, strutting their stuff in Los Angeles on the industry’s biggest night. Beyonce — who took home three Grammys — sashayed in a sheer black Proenza Schouler gown with a deep V neckline […]

Traveling and choosing a life partner  (Part 2)

Traveling and choosing a life partner (Part 2)

Traveling not only enhances an individual’s life. All the things one sees and experiences away from home and outside his/her comfort zones contribute to a richer base of experiences to draw learnings and wisdom from. In relationships, traveling can also bring out the best and the worst. This month, I debut this new travel column; […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Jaguar lands a starring role in the next Bond film

Jaguar lands a starring role in the next Bond film

(Relaxnews) – Move over Aston Martin, the 24th official James Bond film, “Spectre,” is going to feature one or two very special cars built by Jaguar Land Rover, too. When film director Sam Mendes took to the stage in December to announce the official title of and principal cast for the latest instalment of James […]

Alden Richards starstruck with John Lloyd

Alden Richards starstruck with John Lloyd

Actor Alden Richards does not mind that some people think he looks like ABS-CBN leading man John Lloyd Cruz. “Siyempre po nakakatuwa, kasi personally sa lahat ng artistang nakita ko sa kanya lang ako na-starstruck talaga,” said Richards, adding that he is a fan of Cruz’s work. “I was really a fan of mga ginagawa […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Mystery cloaks Disney’s future Magic Kingdom in China

Mystery cloaks Disney’s future Magic Kingdom in China

(Shanghai-AFP) – The towers of Disney’s planned Magic Kingdom in Shanghai are wreathed in scaffolding and mystery after the US entertainment giant pushed back the opening of its first mainland China theme park to 2016. On a tightly-guarded, 3.9-square-kilometre site east of China’s commercial hub, a grey turret of the unfinished “Enchanted Storybook Castle” rises […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Sam Smith dominates Grammys, but Beck with surprise win

Sam Smith dominates Grammys, but Beck with surprise win

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Sam Smith, the British soul singer who was virtually unknown a year ago, dominated the Grammys Sunday with four awards, although adventurous rocker Beck was the surprise winner of Album of the Year honors. Superstar Beyonce and “Happy” creator Pharrell Williams also took home top prizes on the music industry’s biggest night, […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Spring beauty focus: all about eyes

Spring beauty focus: all about eyes

(Relaxnews) – Move over bold brows, color-popping lips and bronzer-flushed cheeks: the word on the runway is that the eyes have it! Take a look at some of the season’s standout sultry glam looks. The festive season may be over, but judging by the sumptuous eye make-up looks this spring, it’s time to hit the […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
A new variation on Flower by Kenzo for spring

A new variation on Flower by Kenzo for spring

(Relaxnews) – For the Spring-Summer 2015 season, Kenzo is revealing a new side of Flower by Kenzo, its signature fragrance first introduced in 2000. The new essence is inspired by a rare blossom, the white poppy. Red poppies have always played an important role in the Kenzo aesthetic, especially when it comes to perfume. Now, […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Pope tells clergy: ‘Never try to cover up child abuse’

Pope tells clergy: ‘Never try to cover up child abuse’

By Angus Mackinnon Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  – Pope Francis on Thursday warned Catholic clergy they must never try to cover up sexual abuse, as a new Church child protection panel prepares to meet for the first time. In a strongly-worded letter to the heads of national bishops’ conferences and religious orders, […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
What happens to my car if I file bankruptcy?

What happens to my car if I file bankruptcy?

There are several issues to consider in answering this question. The most important point is the value of your car. In most cases, you can protect your car using the allowable bankruptcy code exemptions. An exemption allows you to file for bankruptcy relief and protect some of your property. The bankruptcy courts understand you need […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters, Services ·
Renewing permanent resident card can be challenging

Renewing permanent resident card can be challenging

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I became a permanent resident in March 2010 with my wife and daughter. We entered Canada for over a few months and returned to the Philippines in May 2010 to look after our business. We have been back to Canada several times over the years but we have not accumulated the required 730 days to renew our […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·