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 ·
2015 Oscars: Meet the Best Actor nominees

2015 Oscars: Meet the Best Actor nominees

(Relaxnews) – Take a look at the five nominees for this year’s Best Actor Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards, set for February 22: Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne. Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher” Steve Carell has been a hot tip for Best Actor ever since “Foxcatcher” premiered at Cannes in […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
2015 Oscars: Meet the Best Actress nominees

2015 Oscars: Meet the Best Actress nominees

(Relaxnews) – Take a look at the five nominees for this year’s Best Actress Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards, set for February 22: Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike and Reese Witherspoon. Marion Cotillard (“Two Days, One Night”) Cotillard arrives at the Oscars already well known for her work in both French and […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Introducing M.A.C’s Cinderella makeup range

Introducing M.A.C’s Cinderella makeup range

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the release of the live-action “Cinderella” film on March 13, MAC, the cosmetics giant for all ages, all races and all sexes brings us breathtakingly beautiful peachy lips, shimmering eyes and glittery skin — fit for a Disney princess. Not any old Disney princess, Disney’s favorite fairytale heroine! The 17-piece range […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sam Smith vies with Beyonce, Pharrell for Grammy glory

Sam Smith vies with Beyonce, Pharrell for Grammy glory

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Fresh-faced Sam Smith could make history Sunday at the Grammys with a chance to sweep top categories, but the music industry’s big night could also coronate Beyonce or Pharrell Williams. The 22-year-old Smith, who a few years ago was bartending in London, has enjoyed a phenomenal rise with “Stay With Me” — […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Pre-sale for tickets to FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 in Canada open

Pre-sale for tickets to FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 in Canada open

(Relaxnews) – The online ticket office has opened for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 for Visa cardholders. Before the general public release February 26, Visa cardholders are being offered the chance to cut in line with exclusive access to pre-sale tickets to the games. The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada runs June 6 […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Nominees in main Grammy categories

Nominees in main Grammy categories

(Los Angeles, United States-AFP) – Newcomer Sam Smith joins more established stars Beyonce and Pharrell Williams in leading nominations for the Grammy Awards, with each tapped in six categories. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. Here are the nominees in major categories: – Album of the Year […]

08.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·