Andreea Diaconu is the new face of Donna Karan

Andreea Diaconu is the new face of Donna Karan

(Relaxnews) – Donna Karan New York has revealed the face at the center of its Spring 2015 campaign: Romanian supermodel Andreea Diaconu. After presenting visuals from its DKNY Intimates and Sleepwear campaign with Cara Delevingne, the American ready-to-wear brand has provided a first look at the campaign for the new Donna Karan collection, represented this […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Obama toasts, teases NBA champion Spurs

Obama toasts, teases NBA champion Spurs

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama welcomed NBA champions San Antonio to the White House on Monday, and said he’d be glad to offer advice as they pursue a title repeat. “If you guys need any tips on winning back-to-back, you know where to find me,” quipped the second-term […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Factbox: Catholicism in PHL

Factbox: Catholicism in PHL

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  - Key facts about the Catholic religion in the Philippines, which Pope Francis will visit this week as part of his second trip to Asia: NUMBERS: Eight in 10 Filipinos are Catholic, making the nation of 100 million people Asia’s bastion of Christianity. Protestants, Muslims, and members of other Christian […]

14.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Enchong happily in love

Enchong happily in love

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ENCHONG Dee and model Samantha Lewis have only been together for less than a year. In fact, the only time he “shared” her to the public, so to speak, was when he brought her to the Star Magic Ball 2014. But Enchong feels so lucky to have Samantha for a sweetheart. Enchong […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
President Aquino appeals for ‘Bayanihan’ to ensure people’s safety during Papal visit

President Aquino appeals for ‘Bayanihan’ to ensure people’s safety during Papal visit

MANILA, Jan 13 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday evening made a televised appeal to the public to work together to ensure everyone’s safety during the upcoming pastoral visit of Pope Francis. “Kailangan natin ng pagdadamayan at pagbabayanihan. Malinaw na napakalaki ng hamong dala ng pagbisitang ito ni Pope Francis sa ating […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cuisia: PHL-US relations ‘never been better’

Cuisia: PHL-US relations ‘never been better’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Manila’s relations with Washington are at their highest based on how the two allies worked together during the past year, according to the Philippine ambassador to the United States. “Our relations with the United States have never been better,” Ambassador Cuisia said in his remarks during a reception he hosted on Wednesday […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Galliano makes his return at Maison Martin Margiela haute couture

Galliano makes his return at Maison Martin Margiela haute couture

(Relaxnews) – The hugely anticipated runway return of British designer John Galliano, now creative director of Paris-based fashion house Maison Martin Margiela, took place Monday afternoon in London. The French brand, founded by a Belgian, owned by an Italian (Diesel boss Renzo Rosso is the man pulling the purse-strings) and now led by a British […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Bocuse d’Or to evaluate chefs’ green credentials for the first time

Bocuse d’Or to evaluate chefs’ green credentials for the first time

(Relaxnews) – In its 15th edition, the prestigious culinary competition will present chefs with a new challenge, reflecting the eco-friendly direction their profession is taking. Candidates for the coveted Bocuse d’Or will be evaluated according to how well they limit waste during the competition in Lyon, France on January 27 and 28. It’s the world’s […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Scotland to build country’s first sake brewery for Japanese consumers

Scotland to build country’s first sake brewery for Japanese consumers

(Relaxnews) – After a Japanese whiskymaker did the unthinkable and unseated Scotland to take the title of best whisky in the world last year, Scotland, in turn, has announced plans to open the country’s first sake brewery. Scottish beer maker Arran Brewery has been given the green light to build a sake bottling facility, beer […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Most blogged artists: Django Django, Waxahatchee

Most blogged artists: Django Django, Waxahatchee

(Relaxnews) – Mercury Prize-nominated group Django Django is out with much anticipated new music in the form of “First Light,” and Waxahatchee aka Katie Crutchfield has just shared “Air,” the first single from her upcoming LP. Fans of London-based four-piece Django Django are anxiously awaiting a follow-up album to the group’s 2012 Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Drug fires up brown fat, ignites metabolism

Drug fires up brown fat, ignites metabolism

(Relaxnews) – A drug that’s normally used to curb an overactive bladder could help unleash even more metabolic power than what brown fat is capable of under normal circumstances, says a research team hailing primarily from Boston. Even without the drug, brown fat in the body burns energy to generate heat, unlike white fat, which […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Obama calls for stronger personal data protection

Obama calls for stronger personal data protection

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama said Monday he will introduce legislation to beef up and standardize personal data protection on the Internet. “Right now, almost every state has a different law on this, and it’s confusing for consumers and it’s confusing for companies – and it’s costly, too,” […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

SoCal Edison Fil-Am engineer wins Presidential Award from PHL

For the past few years, Roderick Dela Cruz has used his engineering skills to help bring dam safety to his home country Bruno Mars may have a Grammy, but Roderick Dela Cruz is the one who went home with a Presidential Award from the Philippines. In rarefied company, Dela Cruz, a dam safety senior engineer at […]

13.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pope begins Asia visit in Sri Lanka; next is PHL

Pope begins Asia visit in Sri Lanka; next is PHL

By Claire Cozens Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP | Monday 1/12/2015 – Pope Francis will arrive in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, days after the surprise election of a president who has pledged a new culture of tolerance in a country still recovering from civil war. The pope’s second visit to Asia will also take in […]

12.01.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
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 ·