Are US shoppers falling out of love with Black Friday?

Are US shoppers falling out of love with Black Friday?

(Relaxnews) – Is the Black Friday shopping tradition losing its shine in the US? According to Consumer Reports’ latest Black Friday Holiday Poll, more than half (53 percent) of Americans say they won’t be shopping at all during the five-day stretch between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday. Some 39 percent of participants said they would […]

27.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Thanksgiving ·
Natalie Portman in talks to join Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman in talks to join Jobs biopic

(Relaxnews) – Natalie Portman is in talks for the female lead in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic penned by Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network”), according to Deadline. The movie adapting Walter Isaacson’s biography of the Apple co-founder is to be directed by Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting,” “Slumdog Millionaire”). Earlier this week, the biopic was picked up […]

27.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online ·
AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman AppleOne Properties successfully culminated their US Road Show on November 19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, CA. The road show focused in three key areas in the US – New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Numerous Filipinos, mostly Cebuanos, flocked the said events looking for the perfect property […]

26.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Local News, Money & Business ·
British TV wins big at International Emmy Awards

British TV wins big at International Emmy Awards

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Britain led at the International Emmy Awards Monday, with three trophies going to British television series at the ceremony honoring the best TV programming outside the United States. “Utopia,” the conspiracy series created by Britain’s Dennis Kelly and directed by Marc Munden took home the best drama Emmy, while the best actor […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Coca-Cola to launch premium milk nationwide in the US

Coca-Cola to launch premium milk nationwide in the US

(Relaxnews) – Coca-Cola is turning its hand to dairy with the launch of a lactose-free, protein-rich milk product, the company has revealed. “Fairlife Purley Nutritious“, a high protein, low sugar milk, will launch across the US in late December, the brand revealed at last week’s Morgan Stanley Global Consumer Conference. “It’s basically the premiumisation of milk,” […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for H&M video unveiled

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for H&M video unveiled

(Relaxnews) – H&M has unveiled its new Christmas video, starring Lady Gaga and musical legend Tony Bennett, as well as a cast of some of fashion’s hottest supermodels. Directed by Johan Renck, the short film titled “H&M Magical Holidays” is soundtracked by “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” from Bennett […]

Rush-seeking Millennials more likely to brave crowds than Baby Boomers this Black Friday

Rush-seeking Millennials more likely to brave crowds than Baby Boomers this Black Friday

(Relaxnews) – Millennials are more likely to brave the stores on Black Friday than Boomers, according to a new report. A survey by US retailer Hhgregg showed that 63 percent of Millennials will visit stores on one of the busiest shopping days of the year, compared to just 40 percent of the older generation. While 73 percent […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Thanksgiving ·
Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

Obama reform to benefit thousands of undocumented Filipinos

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Barack Obama drew mixed reactions among Filipino-American immigration advocates last week after he outlined his plan to shield up to 5 million immigrants – including tens of thousands of Filipinos – from deportation. The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (Naffaa) threw its full support behind Obama’s […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
We have not yet banned any journalist – Palace

We have not yet banned any journalist – Palace

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang urged the Bureau of Immigration to reassess the blacklisting of the Hong Kong journalists ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit next year. In an interview with radio dzRB, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the exclusion should be reassessed since there was no similar incident this year. The immigration […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Daniel HICKS MACAU  (AFP) – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday. Pacquiao dropped Algieri to the canvas six times during the 12-round contest in the southern Chinese city to win an overwhelming unanimous decision, […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
First teaser for ‘Jurassic World’

First teaser for ‘Jurassic World’

(Relaxnews) – This weekend, Universal unveiled the first footage for the “Jurassic Park” sequel. The gates of the park open and give us a 15-second glimpse of the first “Jurassic World” trailer, set to be unveiled later this week. The first few notes from John Williams’s theme composed back in 1993 give a melancholic tone […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
NFL: Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl halftime singer

NFL: Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl halftime singer

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Katy Perry will perform in the Super Bowl 49 halftime show next February, the singer and the National Football League confirmed Sunday. “Yeppers! And I’ve already started testing out ideas!” Perry tweeted moments after the announcement was made at halftime of an NFL game. The NFL championship showdown will be staged February […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Sports & Recreation ·
One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Boy band One Direction took home top prizes Sunday at the American Music Awards as chart-topper Taylor Swift used the platform to deliver a staunch defense of traditional album buying. The American Music Awards focus on commercial success with fans voting for their favorites, in contrast to the older Grammy Awards in […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Americans urged to stop wasting food

Americans urged to stop wasting food

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a holiday to celebrate bountiful harvests, Americans are being urged to stop wasting food so much. Some 34 million pounds (15.4 million kilograms) of food is thrown away in the United States every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Friday. That represents 21 percent of all food […]

New image: Pharrell and Cara team up for Karl at Chanel

New image: Pharrell and Cara team up for Karl at Chanel

(Relaxnews) – The latest Chanel film is titled “Reincarnation,” starring Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne and directed by Karl Lagerfeld. Chanel has revealed a 40-second teaser of the film which will be unveiled in full on Chanel.com on December 1, in celebration of the French brand’s Métiers d’Art show in Salzburg. The clip shows one of […]

Carbs more harmful than saturated fats: study

Carbs more harmful than saturated fats: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Long-derided saturated fats — associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease — caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person’s blood. Carbohydrates, meanwhile, are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Discharge  the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharge the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharging a Deed of Trust in bankruptcy! A second or third mortgage can be stripped off the title of your home, and discharged as unsecured debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Imagine, your house is worth less than you owe, and now you can strip part of what you owe and still keep the property. […]

24.11.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
Homestead students speak out

Homestead students speak out

Homestead Schools in Torrance, Calif. offers vocational nursing, nurse assisting and medical assisting programs. Recently, the school surveyed its recent graduates to learn about their impressions of the program, instructors, facilities and overall dedication of the school to help students achieve their dream of becoming a nurse. Here’s what they had to say: I am […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
After Twitter war, Ruffa, mom Annabelle reconcile

After Twitter war, Ruffa, mom Annabelle reconcile

Ruffa Gutierrez revealed that all is now well between her and her mother, feisty talent manager Annabelle Rama, weeks after they publicly exchanged bitter words on Twitter. The online feud, which erupted last October 27, stemmed from Gutierrez supposedly walking out from a Rama’s birthday dinner last October 25. Although she did not directly mention […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Astronauts to get ‘ISSpresso’ coffee machine

Astronauts to get ‘ISSpresso’ coffee machine

(PARIS-AFP) – Ristretto or lungo? Not a question astronauts on the International Space Station normally have to contemplate, but that is about to change thanks to a new zero-gravity coffee machine being delivered this weekend. The ISSpresso machine is set to boldly go to the orbital station this weekend, carried there by Italian astronaut Samantha […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·