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 ·
Application period begins for $1.2-M 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program

Application period begins for $1.2-M 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,  — Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), announces the application period for its 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program begins today and runs through Feb. 1. The $1.2-million program, which offers 30 scholarships valued at $40,000 each paid over four years, is for Southern California high school seniors with a 2.8 GPA or […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Aquino says foreign visits necessary

Aquino says foreign visits necessary

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said his attendance to the 7th Bali Democracy Forum is important as the country builds strong relations with its neighboring countries in the Asia Pacific region. “Ang pagdalo natin sa Bali Democracy Forum ay patunay sa kahandaan ng Pilipino na makipagtulungan upang makamit ang mas matatag at […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Anglahi presents: ‘The New Filipino: A talk on Jose Rizal by National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose’

Anglahi presents: ‘The New Filipino: A talk on Jose Rizal by National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose’

Philippine national hero Jose Rizal once remarked that a useless life is a life not consecrated to a great ideal. Fast forward to the 21st century. With more and more Filipinos living abroad, the Filipino diaspora has truly become global. Nevertheless, the call to know one’s roots and to live a life of excellence – […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Bridal beauty: 8 essential makeup tips

Bridal beauty: 8 essential makeup tips

(Relaxnews) – Your wedding is around the corner, and you’ve bravely decided to do your own makeup. Chanel makeup artist Claire Blavet shares a few guidelines to follow and pitfalls to avoid. 1) Stick with your complexion Whether your skin tone is olive, dark, mocha, porcelain or peaches and cream, your makeup should match your […]

12.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘Gone Girl’ remains at top of N. American box office

‘Gone Girl’ remains at top of N. American box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Gone Girl” stood tall atop the North American box office for a second straight week, fighting back competition from a number of new films, industry estimates showed Sunday. The mystery, starring Ben Affleck as a husband accused of murdering his wife (Rosamund Pike), raked in $26.8 million over the weekend, bringing its […]

12.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Game of Thrones’ starts shooting in Spain

‘Game of Thrones’ starts shooting in Spain

(SEVILLE, Spain-AFP) – Film crews on Friday began shooting part of the fifth season of popular US fantasy television series “Game of Thrones” in the southern Spanish city of Seville, delighting local authorities who expect a tourism boost. Onlookers held up umbrellas to protect themselves against driving rain as they tried to look over a […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Karl Lagerfeld’s cat poses with the new Opel Corsa

Karl Lagerfeld’s cat poses with the new Opel Corsa

(Relaxnews) – What do Claudia Schiffer and Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette have in common? For starters, both are spokesmodels for the new Opel Corsa. While the German supermodel stars in an ad campaign for Opel’s new city car, Choupette is the face of the 2015 Opel Corsa Calendar, shot by her famous owner. Tina Müller, […]

Tech agenda: TV Xperience 2014

Tech agenda: TV Xperience 2014

(Relaxnews) – A busy month on the tech calender continues with an examiniation of the current state of television and where it’s heading in the future. TV Xperience 2014  October 13-15 New York, USA This year’s event will see appearances from Mashable, NBC and Universal, among others, detailing how the second screen and even the […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Ferrari reveals celebratory F60America

Ferrari reveals celebratory F60America

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 60th year in North America, the Italian supercar company promised something special and has delivered with a strictly limited edition car especially for US customers. Only 10 will ever be built and have been designed specifically for American Ferrari enthusiasts. That means that the car has a throbbing V12 engine […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Outdoorsmen to gather for International Mountain Summit

Outdoorsmen to gather for International Mountain Summit

(Relaxnews) – Calling upon experts in all fields of mountaineering including climbers, doctors and tour operators, the sixth annual Kiku International Mountain Summit (IMS) will take place in Brixen, Italy from October 16 through 21. The presence of major brands such as BMW and Marmot is highly anticipated and Gore-Tex is to sponsor the IMS […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ to become a TV series

‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ to become a TV series

(Relaxnews) – A new generation of kids came to know the 1978 children’s book story through the 2009 animated feature and its 2013 sequel. Now “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” is headed for the small screen. To turn the franchise into an animated series, Sony Pictures Animation has signed a deal with DHX Media, […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Cookbook spotlight: ‘Baking Chez Moi’

Cookbook spotlight: ‘Baking Chez Moi’

(Relaxnews) – In her latest cookbook, popular author Dorie Greenspan aims to demystify French desserts and make them less daunting, with a collection of contemporary recipes that come from everyone from her French hairdresser to the average French household. ‘Baking Chez Moi’ is 496 pages of dessert recipes for the at-home cook. Traditionally labor-intensive French […]

10.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Cookbook spotlight: Yotam Ottolenghi’s ‘Plenty More’

Cookbook spotlight: Yotam Ottolenghi’s ‘Plenty More’

(Relaxnews) – London celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi is about to release a sequel to his award-winning vegetarian cookbook with “Plenty More.” After “Jerusalem: A Cookbook,” which paid homage to the culinary diversity of Jerusalem’s cuisine, and “Plenty,” published in 2011, Ottolenghi is focusing once again on the humble vegetable kingdom in his latest cookbook. Over […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Man dies of Ebola in Texas, as world toll nears 3,900

Man dies of Ebola in Texas, as world toll nears 3,900

By Kerry Sheridan WASHINGTON (AFP) – A Liberian man who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital Wednesday, as deaths from West African epidemic neared 3,900. Washington stepped up airport screening against the often fatal virus, and the World Health Organization sought to contain concerns of […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World Bank: PHL growth recovery depends on gov’t spending

World Bank: PHL growth recovery depends on gov’t spending

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The economic growth of the Philippines in the next two years will depend heavily on government’s ability to boost spending, according to the World Bank. The Washington-based lender said that while strong domestic demand will continue to drive the country’s overall economic growth, it will be public spending that will influence growth. […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Blood moon’ awes sky watchers in Americas and Asia

‘Blood moon’ awes sky watchers in Americas and Asia

By Daniel Woolls WASHINGTON, October 8, 2014 (AFP) – Stargazers in the Americas and Asia were treated to a lunar eclipse Wednesday, a celestial show that bathed the moon in a reddish tint to create a “blood moon.” During the total lunar eclipse, light beams into Earth’s shadow, filling it with a coppery glow that […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Buffett would ‘bet money’ on Clinton becoming president

Buffett would ‘bet money’ on Clinton becoming president

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday he would bet money on Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States. “Hillary is going to run,” Buffett said at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit in California. “Hillary is going to win,” he added. “I will bet money on it, I don’t […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ballet Philippines receives standing ovation in Los Angeles

Ballet Philippines receives standing ovation in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 08 October 2014. – The Philippine Consulate General welcomed the arrival of Ballet Philippines (BP) in Los Angeles. Ballet Philippines is headed by its President, Ms. Margie Moran-Floirendo and known for winning the second Ms. Universe crown for the Philippines in 1973. Godinus Executive Producer Becca Godinez and PAE Live Producer Ted Benito […]

09.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·