DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

DFA looking into reported sinking of cargo ship with 19 Filipino sailors in Vietnam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is looking into the reported sinking of a cargo ship in Vietnam carrying 19 Filipinos, spokesperson Charles Jose said on Saturday. Jose said the DFA is coordinating with Vietnamese authorities to confirm the reported sinking of the Bulk Jupiter, which supposedly carried 19 Filipino crew members. […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Construction begins on first bullet train service in US

Construction begins on first bullet train service in US

(Relaxnews) – After a two-year delay, officials have broken ground on a high speed rail service in California which, when complete, will be able to shuttle travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours. Government, business and transportation leaders at the California High-Speed Rail Authority gathered in Fresno Tuesday to officially break […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Elle Fanning signs for ‘The Neon Demon’ with Refn

Elle Fanning signs for ‘The Neon Demon’ with Refn

(Relaxnews) – “Maleficent” star Elle Fanning is on board for horror project “The Neon Demon” from “Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn. Backed by two French production companies, the film will be a “female-driven horror” with Elle Fanning as “an aspiring model who is caught in a world of beauty and demise,” according to TheWrap. Production is […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Justin Bieber smolders in new Calvin Klein pics

Justin Bieber smolders in new Calvin Klein pics

(Relaxnews) – Canadian singer Justin Bieber and Dutch model Lara Stone co-star in the latest campaign for Calvin Klein’s Jeans and Underwear lines. Calvin Klein’s latest campaign sees the return of Dutch supermodel Lara Stone, who has worked extensively for the brand, alongside Platinum-selling pop phenomenon Justin Bieber. The Spring 2015 Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

(Relaxnews) – Cynthia Addai-Robinson, who plays Amanda Waller on the CW series “Arrow,” has boarded the upcoming feature from Gavin O’Connor. The actress will play a Treasury Department analyst, according to Variety, and will share the screen with Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick (“Into the Woods”), J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) and Jon Berenthal (“The Walking Dead,” “Fury”). […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The most popular 2015 travel destination among Asians: Japan

The most popular 2015 travel destination among Asians: Japan

(Relaxnews) – Japan has emerged the most popular vacation destination in 2015 for travelers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China in a poll of travel habits in Asia-Pacific. In a new survey by Travelzoo, which publishes travel deals around the world, 56 percent of Taiwanese respondents said they plan to visit Japan in 2015. […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Men eat local, women will explore: study

Men eat local, women will explore: study

(Relaxnews) – The eating habits of a group of Canadian men reflect what’s available and healthy in their residential neighborhood, however, those of the women do not, say researchers at the University of Montreal. “We found that, for men only, intake of fruit and vegetables was positively associated with the proportion of healthy food outlets […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Star Cinema brings ‘EDSA Woolworth’ to Philippine screens starting January 14

Star Cinema brings ‘EDSA Woolworth’ to Philippine screens starting January 14

Pokwang starrer from TFC@theMovies kicks off Star Cinema’s 2015 movie line-up  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, January 5, 2015 – The second original feature film of TFC@theMovies that was the talk of the town among Filipino moviegoers of North America back in November 2014 will be shown in Philippine screens starting January 14.  ABS-CBN Star Cinema is bringing the […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings, International Stars ·
Get Free Tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater

Get Free Tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Sarah Geronimo live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away two pairs of tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater on January 17th at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will […]

06.01.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Promotions ·
Twitter breaks out its own video platform

Twitter breaks out its own video platform

(Relaxnews) – Joining the ranks of YouTube and Facebook, Twitter has become the latest internet giant to launch its own native video platform, allowing users to upload and share footage of under 10 minutes. So far, the service supports MP4 and MOV video files with up to 10 minutes of footage. The video must be […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
The autonomous car is coming and Nvidia wants to be in its driver’s seat

The autonomous car is coming and Nvidia wants to be in its driver’s seat

(Relaxnews) – At the 2015 International CES, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the wraps off two new automotive computers that will be able to give the digital dashboard of the future a photo-realistic feel and cope with all of the incredibly complex processing that will be needed in order for self-driving cars to travel collision-free. […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
China’s Tencent launches private online bank: report

China’s Tencent launches private online bank: report

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – Chinese Internet giant Tencent, operator of the popular messaging app WeChat, has launched an online bank, a state-backed newspaper said Monday, as the government seeks to foster private lenders. The online bank, called WeBank, will be fully Internet-based with no physical branches, the China Daily newspaper said. WeBank, approved by regulators in July, […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Home & Garden ·
Worldwide box office: the reign of the ‘The Hobbit’ continues

Worldwide box office: the reign of the ‘The Hobbit’ continues

(Relaxnews) – The latest installment in Peter Jackson’s trilogy took in $74.4 million during its fourth weekend in theaters, bringing its cumulative revenues to $700 million. A distant second is “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” Shawn Levy’s third film starring Ben Stiller as the security guard at a museum where the displays […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Marilyn Monroe named Max Factor face

Marilyn Monroe named Max Factor face

(Relaxnews) – Legendary Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe has taken on a new posthumous role as Max Factor’s new global glamour ambassador. It was 80 years ago that Mr. Max Factor made Hollywood history with his make-up studio which transformed the looks of some of the industry’s biggest stars including a young Norma Jeane, who owed […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Maxene Magalona cites career growth for network transfer

Maxene Magalona cites career growth for network transfer

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — MAXENE Magalona admitted that she moved to ABS-CBN for career growth, saying it’s time for a “change of scenery.” “I want to grow as an artist. I want to explore. Gusto ko pang gumawa ng mas marami pang roles at makatrabaho ang mas marami pang artista,” said Maxene, a former Kapuso talent. […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Discharge debt this New Year and reestablish credit

Discharge debt this New Year and reestablish credit

Banks and credit card companies have told us how important it is to maintain our credit, honor our obligations, pay on time, but what if we suddenly can’t pay on time, then what? What if I lose my job, and can’t pay anyone right now, where does that put me? The answers may surprise you: […]

05.01.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
Basketball: Street basketball presses for Olympic place

Basketball: Street basketball presses for Olympic place

(PARIS-AFP) – Basketball has become the latest sport wanting an extra event in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, while at the same time battling to keep Japan in the Olympic tournament. International Basketball Federation (FIBA) president Horacio Muratore told AFP that new International Olympic Committee reforms had made street basketball, three players against three, a prime […]

03.01.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Mark your calendar: the top automotive shows of 2015

Mark your calendar: the top automotive shows of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Starting this month with the annual event in Brussels, 2015 will be a busy year for the international automotive industry. For US-based car fans, most of the action will take place in the first quarter of the year between Detroit, Chicago and New York. In Europe, the two most important shows will be […]

03.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘Downton Abbey’ estate opens up for overnight guest stays

‘Downton Abbey’ estate opens up for overnight guest stays

(Relaxnews) – Brace yourselves, ‘Downton Abbey’ fans: the British estate that has become famous around the world as the setting for the popular period drama will be opening up one of their lodges for overnight stays on Valentine’s Day. While guests wouldn’t be staying in Highclere Castle itself — the show’s signature setting — couples looking to […]

03.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Two American landmarks join Lego’s Architecture series

Two American landmarks join Lego’s Architecture series

(Relaxnews) – Attention design fans: two great American landmarks, the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and the Flatiron building in New York go on sale this year as part of the Lego Architecture series. The Flatiron building, located close by the toy giant’s new headquarters in New York’s Flatiron district, inspired Lego to create a replica […]

03.01.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden ·