Obama urges Congress to give women equal pay

Obama urges Congress to give women equal pay

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass a law guaranteeing equal pay for women, saying it was crucial to helping boost the incomes of struggling families. “Nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages,” Obama said in his annual State of the Union speech. […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ruffa, boyfriend mark first anniversary

Ruffa, boyfriend mark first anniversary

Ruffa Gutierrez and her boyfriend, French-Israeli businessman Jordan Mouyal, marked their first anniversary as a couple on Thursday. In her personal Instagram account, Gutierrez posted a picture of them together as she expressed how grateful she is to have Mouyal in her life. In the caption, the beauty queen-turned-actress wrote, “The best kind of people […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
California alert after Disneyland measles outbreak

California alert after Disneyland measles outbreak

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  – California is battling a surge of measles cases clustered around the famous Disneyland theme park, despite the virus being all but eliminated in the United States, authorities said Thursday. The California Department of Public Health reported on its website that 59 cases of measles had been recorded […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Anne Hathaway to star in New York drone play

Anne Hathaway to star in New York drone play

(New York-AFP) – Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway is to star in a New York play about an ace fighter pilot tasked with flying US drones in Afghanistan from an Air Force trailer. The Public Theater in Manhattan’s trendy East Village said the production of “Grounded” would run from April 7 to May 17, and […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
A swinging social life is good for your health

A swinging social life is good for your health

(Relaxnews) – Good friends can actually make you healthier in the physical sense in addition to improving your mental well-being, according to a new study from Concordia University in Canada. Working with a group of 60 international students whose lives were changed dramatically by a move to Montreal, psychology professor Jean-Philippe Gouin observed their health […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
US is top wine consuming country by volume, Italy leads per capita

US is top wine consuming country by volume, Italy leads per capita

(Relaxnews) – New figures have been released on global wine consumption habits around the world, revealing that the US is the biggest market in terms of total volume, while Italians drink the most vino per person. In the 13th annual International Wine and Spirits Research report, commissioned by wine trade show Vinexpo, analysts found that […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Kendall Jenner dresses in black for Estée Lauder

Kendall Jenner dresses in black for Estée Lauder

(Relaxnews) – Appointed last November as the American cosmetics maker’s new brand ambassador, Kendall Jenner has finally made her debut in the role. In a new video, the young TV personality models Estée Lauder’s newest lash product, Little Black Primer. Kendall Jenner won over the cosmetics giant with her dark and seductive eyes, which provide […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Recipes created by IBM supercomputer to hit book shelves in spring

Recipes created by IBM supercomputer to hit book shelves in spring

(Relaxnews) – A new cookbook featuring computer-generated recipes like Creole shrimp-lamb dumplings and hoof-and-honey ale hits bookshelves this spring in the aim of showing that computers can be used as a source of culinary creativity. You may remember Chef Watson from last year, when the AI chef debuted at music festival SXSW last year as […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden, News, Online, Science & Technology ·
Guy Laroche hires Steve Hiett for latest campaign

Guy Laroche hires Steve Hiett for latest campaign

(Relaxnews) – Noted British fashion photographer Steve Hiett partnered once again with the French brand to shoot its Spring-Summer 2015 campaign. Guy Laroche chose Hiett, a regular contributor to Vogue Italia among other leading fashion magazines, to present the highlights of its Spring-Summer 2015 collection. To create the most summery atmosphere possible in the middle […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Sports: Birmingham, Alabama to host 2021 World Games

Sports: Birmingham, Alabama to host 2021 World Games

(LAUSANNE-AFP) – The 2021 World Games will be hosted by Birmingham, Alabama, the International World Games Association confirmed on Thursday. The town of just over one million inhabitants beat competition from Lima, Peru and Ufa, Russia to become the second US city to host after Santa Clara, California organised the inaugural edition in 1981. “It’s […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

All he aspired for when he was starting his boxing career was to be the champion of the Philippines. But after 20 decades in the sport, Manny Pacquiao has become not only his beloved nation’s champ; but also a well-respected world boxing record-holder – the first and only eight-division world champion, with an impressive ten world titles. […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Local News ·
‘Manny’ in US theaters and On Demand Jan 23

‘Manny’ in US theaters and On Demand Jan 23

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Narrated by Academy Award Nominee Liam Neeson and directed by Ryan Moore and Academy Award winner, Leon Gast (When We Were Kings), “Manny” – a feature length documentary film about the “People’s Champ,” will be released in theaters and On Demand starting Jan. 23, 2015.  Highlighting Pacquiao’s journey from a struggling and starving […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Spain sees record 65 mn tourist visits in 2014, quarter British

Spain sees record 65 mn tourist visits in 2014, quarter British

(Madrid-AFP) – Spain received a record 65 million visits from foreign tourists in 2014, nearly a quarter of them British, the government said Thursday in a fresh boost for the country’s recovering economy. The overall number of visits by foreign tourists to Spain was the highest on record and rose by 4.3 million, or more […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Obama launches Democrats’ middle class push in 2016

Obama launches Democrats’ middle class push in 2016

By Michael Mathes Washington, United States | AFP |  – The economic successes US President Barack Obama touted in his speech to Congress Tuesday were not just taunts to Republicans; he was helping Democrats build an early strategy for keeping the White House in 2016. With the clock winding down on his two-term presidency, Obama […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Chanel announces three shows in New York, Seoul and Rome

Chanel announces three shows in New York, Seoul and Rome

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand led by creative director Karl Lagerfeld announced on Thursday that it will be repeating its recent Métiers d’Art show in New York City at the end of March, and will also be be bringing its forthcoming Cruise collection to South Korea, before the next Métiers d’Art show in Rome […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Study gives pregnant women the green light to eat fish

Study gives pregnant women the green light to eat fish

(Relaxnews) – Eating fish during pregnancy could be beneficial after all, say researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center who voyaged to the Seychelles to study the benefits of nutrients found in fish and the risk associated with mercury exposure. Over three decades, more than 1,500 mothers and their children were observed, with results […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
New Windows 10 weaves together Microsoft-powered devices

New Windows 10 weaves together Microsoft-powered devices

(Redmond, United States-AFP) – Microsoft pulled back the curtain Wednesday on a coming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of Internet gadgets in people’s lives. The US technology titan is also trying to make it more natural to interact with devices, such as conversational-style speaking with the company’s virtual […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
‘The Huntsman’ appoints new, debutant director

‘The Huntsman’ appoints new, debutant director

(Relaxnews) – The “Snow White and The Huntsman” prequel retains its stars but promotes its second unit director to the top spot for 2016′s “The Huntsman.” Stepping up from second unit duties doesn’t seem like a bad way to go — Andy Serkis fulfilled the same role on Peter Jackson’s three “Hobbit” films before landing […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Walking Dead’ announces its return with a trailer

‘The Walking Dead’ announces its return with a trailer

(Relaxnews) – The Atlanta survivors will return to the small screen on February 8 in the second half of the fifth season. To tide fans over until then, AMC has unveiled a 30-second trailer with the vaguely hopeful title “Another Day.” Judging by the new trailer, things are about to get even more dismal and […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is headed to PHL

Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii is headed to PHL

The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (FCCH) has announced that more than thirty business executives from Hawaii are headed for the Philippines for its 25th Trade Mission to the Philippines scheduled for February 7 – 17, 2015. Co-heading the delegation will be Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and Honolulu Philippine Consul General Gina Jamoralin.  Accompanying the delegation is County […]

22.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·