Tokyo Fashion Week: highlights from day two

Tokyo Fashion Week: highlights from day two

(Relaxnews) – Day two at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Japanese capital brought soft folding, spring metallics and transparency. Here’s our pick of the highlights. Ritsuko Shirahama Ritsuko Shirahama showed a Spring/Summer 2015 collection packed with twists on classic fashion staples, from Chanel-like woven skirt and jacket pairings, to 1960s style headgear and kohl eyeliner. Prints included […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
The virtual doctor will see you now

The virtual doctor will see you now

(Relaxnews) – Google is testing a new feature that will let web users talk to a physician via video chat without leaving home. The search engine already doubles as most households’ family doctor — how many of us have visited a real life doctor armed with a diagnosis courtesy of Googling? — so why not […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defenses

WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defenses

MANILA  (AFP) – World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan on Monday urged East Asian and Pacific countries to strengthen defenses against the Ebola outbreak, warning that the whole world may be at risk. The region of 1.8 billion has been a hotspot for many emerging diseases including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and bird flu, but […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rafael Rosell shares rosy lovelife

Rafael Rosell shares rosy lovelife

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — KAPUSO actor Rafael Rosell is now enjoying a rosy lovelife courtesy of his new girlfriend, a Filipina-Ukranian model. After four years of being single, the 31-year-old hunk had finally decided to pursue someone and win her heart. Fortunately, in barely four months of continuous communication and courting, Rafael was successful in snatching […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy orders systematic, scientific evacuation of OFWs from Ebola-hit countries

PNoy orders systematic, scientific evacuation of OFWs from Ebola-hit countries

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the “systematic” and “scientific” evacuation of over 1,700 Filipino workers from three Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, a Malacañang official said Tuesday. At a press briefing, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said Aquino directed health, foreign affairs and labor officials during a meeting on Monday to […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace mum on ‘Oplan Stop Nognog in 2016′

Palace mum on ‘Oplan Stop Nognog in 2016′

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party has already answered accusations of black propaganda against Vice President Jejomar Binay, Malacañang said Tuesday when asked about “Oplan Stop Nognog 2016.” “Tumugon na ang matataas na opisyal ng Liberal Party. Palagay ko naman nabigyan na nila ng angkop na pagtugon,” Communications Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. told Palace […]

15.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AARP sponsors Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture during Filipino American History Month

AARP sponsors Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture during Filipino American History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP was proud to sponsor the 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC), a celebration of Filipino food, music, dance, crafts and culture, on October 4-5 at its new venue, Los Angeles County’s Grand Park during Filipino American History Month. Nearly 25,000 visitors from around the country attended Southern California’s longest-running […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

NBI evidence may be used in VP Binay impeachment – De Lima

MANILA, Oct 14 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the pieces of evidence the National Bureau of Investigation could gather may be used to initiate an impeachment complaint against Vice President Jejomar Binay. “Depende kung ma-validate at makakalap ng sapat na ebidensya na sinusuportahan at corroborate ang akusasyon o alegasyon ni […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
KC hospitalized for dengue

KC hospitalized for dengue

Actress KC Concepcion has been diagnosed with dengue. The actress on Sunday night posted a picture of her and “Ikaw Lamang” co-stars Amy Austria-Ventura and Alora Sasam on her Instagram account. The picture was taken in her hospital room, with Sasam and Ventura visiting the sick actress. Concepcion wrote that she has been diagnosed with […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Iron Man returns for ‘Captain America 3′

Iron Man returns for ‘Captain America 3′

(Relaxnews) – All becomes clear regarding Robert Downey Jr.’s ongoing involvement in Marvel’s crossover film franchises, as his Iron Man character is set to kick off a new story arc in “Captain America 3.” The addition of RDJ as Tony Stark/Iron Man means that Marvel’s Civil War storyline is set to move from comic book […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
McDonald’s invites customers to ask about pink slime and earthworms

McDonald’s invites customers to ask about pink slime and earthworms

(Relaxnews) – McDonald’s is hoping to dispel a few urban legends and set the record straight about its food in a new proactive damage control campaign that invites Americans to ask them questions in a digital forum via social media. The campaign dubbed “Our Food. Your Questions,” will take place across their social media channels […]

How to taste chocolate like an expert

How to taste chocolate like an expert

(Relaxnews) – Like fine wine, exceptional chocolate deserves to be tasted with great care and attention to the details: color, aroma, length on the palate… Cacao creations can be even more delectable when a few basic guidelines are followed. As the UK gears up for ‘Chocolate Week’ starting October 17, and the 20th edition of […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Chanel goes behind the scenes of Baz Luhrmann’s No. 5 film

Chanel goes behind the scenes of Baz Luhrmann’s No. 5 film

(Relaxnews) – On Monday, Chanel made waves on the internet by releasing the first teaser for its new No. 5 campaign starring Gisele Bündchen. Now, on Tuesday, October 14, the brand reveals the making of the new advertising film. What is Gisele Bündchen running to or from? Why is the supermodel, the star of the […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Aquino to lawmakers: Grant additional powers now

Aquino to lawmakers: Grant additional powers now

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is confident that he will be given additional powers to address the looming power shortage in the summer of 2015. Speaking to reporters in Indonesia, Aquino said, “At the end of the day, sino kaya sa mambabatas natin ang magvo-volunteer na kung saka-sakali dumating ang brownout natin next […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Key elements of a sponsorship application

Key elements of a sponsorship application

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I was born in Canada and want to sponsor a woman from the Philippines that I met online. We married last year in Las Vegas. I have never sponsored anyone before and do not know what to do. What do I need to know so this goes smoothly? A. Assuming you are eligible to sponsor, […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Maria Menounos, TV’s breakout star wears Oliver Tolentino

Maria Menounos, TV’s breakout star wears Oliver Tolentino

Celebrity Maria Menounos wore a red embroidered mermaid gown by Hollywood Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino last night in Los Angeles when she attended the Children’s Hospital Gala: Noche de Niños benefit.  Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman was honored at the benefit. Tolentino has been worn by celebrities including Jessica Alba, Carrie Underwood, Fergie, Anna Paquin, […]

14.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Local News ·
Hugh Grant dumps ‘Bridget Jones’ for good

Hugh Grant dumps ‘Bridget Jones’ for good

(Relaxnews) – This weekend, the actor revealed that he will not take part in the third movie in the franchise starring Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth. After indicating a few months ago that the script was not to his liking, Hugh Grant confirmed to Free Radio that he will not reprise the role of Daniel […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
China chosen as top destination as new and old winners take up mantle at World Travel Awards Asia

China chosen as top destination as new and old winners take up mantle at World Travel Awards Asia

(Relaxnews) – Singapore Airlines, the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong and China as a destination have nabbed some of the biggest awards at an event known as the Oscars of the travel world. Some of the biggest industry players gathered at a red carpet event at The Oberoi hotel in New Delhi on Friday for […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
US Embassy working with PHL authorities in probing slay of transgender in Olongapo

US Embassy working with PHL authorities in probing slay of transgender in Olongapo

MANILA, Oct 13 (Mabuhay) — The US Embassy in Manila is working closely with Philippine authorities in identifying the suspect in the killing of a transgender woman in Olongapo City over the weekend amid allegations the foreign companion the victim was last seen with may be a US national. The US Embassy sent its condolences […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Dennis Trillo reacts to rumored Carla, Tom romance

Dennis Trillo reacts to rumored Carla, Tom romance

ACTOR Dennis Trillo said he is the first person to be happy if there’s truth to rumors that his “My Husband’s Lover” co-stars Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez are dating in real life. In a recent interview with the “Hiram Na Alaala” actor, Dennis said he thought of that possibility before while they were doing […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·