US media criticize Obama for missing Paris rally

US media criticize Obama for missing Paris rally

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 1/12/2015 – US President Barack Obama faced sharp criticism from some American media on Monday over not attending a huge Paris solidarity rally in the wake of deadly Islamist attacks. “You let the world down,” blared the front page of the New York Daily News. Numerous world leaders […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
What’s next for Gretchen Barretto?

What’s next for Gretchen Barretto?

After playing a psychologist in the drama “The Trial,” socialite actress Gretchen Barretto is set to do another movie for Star Cinema and director Chito Rono this year. “Of course, I’m very loyal,” Barretto told reporters in an interview, although she refused to divulge details about the plot. “Ang dami naming pinag-uusapan pero (hanggang) hindi […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino calls for global cooperation vs terror

Aquino calls for global cooperation vs terror

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday called for international cooperation on global issues, including terrorism and climate change. In his toast during the annual New Year Vin d’Honneur, Aquino said countries “can no longer look at complex issues and situations with a parochial mindset.” “We can work together: each person […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asia’s best female chef Vicky Lau tells ‘edible stories’

Asia’s best female chef Vicky Lau tells ‘edible stories’

(Relaxnews) – Hong Kong chef Vicky Lau has been named the best female chef in Asia for creating a menu of ‘edible stories’ at her French-Asian restaurant. Lauded for her imagination and artistry, Lau has taken the title of Veuve Clicquot Asia’s Best Female Chef 2015 for her cuisine at the Michelin-starred Tate Dining Room and […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Kitchenomics, Online, Videos ·
NFL: Kravitz to join Perry in Super Bowl halftime show

NFL: Kravitz to join Perry in Super Bowl halftime show

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Rock singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz will join pop superstar Katy Perry to perform at halftime of Super Bowl 49 on February 1, Perry revealed Saturday. Kravitz, 50, captured four straight Grammy Awards from 1999 to 2002 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. He recently announced the second leg of his world tour for […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Delicious’ Ford supercar wows Detroit

‘Delicious’ Ford supercar wows Detroit

(Detroit-AFP) – Ford attempted to land a knock-out blow to its rivals at the Detroit auto show in revealing a dazzling new GT supercar on Monday. The glitzy presentation at a cavernous arena named after the boxer Joe Louis was an attempt to grab the headlines at the United States’ premier auto show, where power […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
List of Golden Globe winners

List of Golden Globe winners

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here are the winners in key categories at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Beverly Hills: – FILM – Best film, drama: “Boyhood” Best film, musical or comedy: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Best actor, drama: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best actor, musical or comedy: […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Key quotes from 72nd Golden Globes

Key quotes from 72nd Golden Globes

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here is a selection of quotes from the 72nd annual Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third straight time. A number of stars voiced support for France after the deadly attacks against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in Paris. Pyongyang’s approval? “Tonight we celebrate […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Beauty tutorials: inspiration from Golden Globes nominees

Beauty tutorials: inspiration from Golden Globes nominees

(Relaxnews) – The beauty looks are always one of the top treats from the red carpet during awards season, and 2015 doesn’t look like it will disappoint. Here are three beauty tutorials to get you in the mood, inspired by some of this Sunday’s most glamorous nominees. Jessica Chastain The American actress is up for […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘Boyhood’ wins big at Globes; next stop, Oscars

‘Boyhood’ wins big at Globes; next stop, Oscars

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Coming-of-age drama “Boyhood” emerged triumphant Sunday at the Golden Globes, Hollywood’s biggest awards show before the all-important Oscars, as celebrities vowed solidarity with France after the Paris attacks. The film won three Globes including the coveted best drama prize and best director honors for Richard Linklater at the star-studded ceremony at the […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Elio presents unconventional three-wheeled car in Las Vegas

Elio presents unconventional three-wheeled car in Las Vegas

(Relaxnews) – At CES, the American manufacturer Elio is showing the definitive version of its eponymous vehicle, a three-wheeled two-seater that gets over 80 miles to the gallon. The car is now available for pre-order. This remarkable car has two front wheels and one central wheel at the back. The 0.9-liter engine develops 55hp, taking […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
List of Golden Globe nominees

List of Golden Globe nominees

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Here are the nominees in key categories for the 72nd annual Golden Globes, the winners of which will be announced on Sunday in Beverly Hills: – FILM – Best film, drama: “Boyhood” “Foxcatcher” “The Imitation Game” “Selma” “The Theory of Everything” Best film, musical or comedy: “Birdman” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “Into […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
This breathalyzer polices bad…breath

This breathalyzer polices bad…breath

(Relaxnews) – The makers of Breeze — a connected take on the traditional gadget that lets you know if it’s a good idea to get behind the wheel or not should your recent consumption of alcohol leave you wondering — have now set out to patrol stinky breath. Called Mint, it looks like Breeze and […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Art, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Blueberries everyday could keep high blood pressure at bay

Blueberries everyday could keep high blood pressure at bay

(Relaxnews) – Eating blueberries on a daily basis could lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in just eight weeks, according to researchers at Florida State University. “To our knowledge, this is the first study to evaluate the effects of blueberries on arterial function as was done in this study, as well as in this […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Google loses US search share, Yahoo on rise

Google loses US search share, Yahoo on rise

(New York-AFP) – Google saw its share of the US Internet search market slip to its lowest ever mark, while Yahoo notched its highest share in five years, an independent analytics firm said Thursday. In December, Google handled 75.2 percent of US online search referrals, down from 79.3 percent a year earlier. That score is […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘Selfie sticks’ give new perspective at tech show

‘Selfie sticks’ give new perspective at tech show

(Las Vegas-AFP) – “Selfie sticks” — the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits — are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective. These devices became a hot item at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where dozens of manufacturers and distributors were […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Dunkin’ Donuts announces major expansion plans in China to rival Starbucks

Dunkin’ Donuts announces major expansion plans in China to rival Starbucks

(Relaxnews) – A coffee war is set to be staged across China over the next few decades, as Dunkin’ Donuts gets ready to open 1,400 restaurants in the hopes of wooing a notoriously tea-loving country to drink their more affordable cup of joe. Over the next 20 years, the coffee and baked goods chain said […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Minimalist cuts and silhouettes at Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

Minimalist cuts and silhouettes at Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2015

(Relaxnews) – Legendary American designer Ralph Lauren unveiled his latest collection in New York City, presenting the Pre-Fall line as an ode to easy luxury. Ralph Lauren went with a pretty strict color theme this season, and stuck to white, cream and different shades of yellowy brown from sand to a deep chestnut. The play worked […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift on HBO

Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift on HBO

(Relaxnews) – The actor has landed the title role in “Monty Clift,” a biopic in development at HBO on the 1950s Hollywood star. After cutting his teeth on Broadway, Montgomery Clift launched his silver screen career in 1948, just before turning 30, when he co-starred with John Wayne in the western “Red River.” But it […]

10.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·