Johnny Depp crime caper ‘Mortdecai’ steals January date

Johnny Depp crime caper ‘Mortdecai’ steals January date

(Relaxnews) – A minor reshuffle in the Lionsgate release calendar ensures “Mortdecai” avoids a face-to-face with the Wachowskis’ “Jupiter Ascending” and Jeff Bridges’ “Seventh Son.” Instead, audiences will be able to see Johnny Depp as art dealer and inadvertent internationally wanted man Charles Mortdecai, with Gwyneth Paltrow as discrete confidante Johanna and Ewan McGregor the […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
PFW: grids and lines at Balmain

PFW: grids and lines at Balmain

(Relaxnews) – At Le Grand Hôtel in Paris, designer Olivier Rousteing presented the Balmain Spring-Summer 2015 collection, with its striking plays on horizontal and vertical lines. Black and white played a special part on the runway at Thursday’s Balmain show. Just to name a few looks with this color scheme: an evanescent white dress, white […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Hawkeye could make an appearance in ‘Captain America 3′

Hawkeye could make an appearance in ‘Captain America 3′

(Relaxnews) – Jeremy Renner hinted that his arrow-slinging superhero character could be among the faces of the third Captain America movie. In an interview with MTV, the actor commented on Hawkeye’s place within the world of Marvel and Disney’s movies. In denying any ambition to get his own solo feature, the actor indicated that he […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

(Relaxnews) – It could well be a very happy Valentine’s Day for the technophile in love as mid-February 2015 looks like the date when the Apple Watch is ready to go on sale. That’s according to whispers heard by 9to5 Mac and The Information about the company’s plans for its first entirely new product since the original iPad back […]

US, researchers warn of new computer vulnerability

US, researchers warn of new computer vulnerability

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The US government and computer security researchers warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer operating systems which potentially allow widespread attacks by hackers. A warning from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) said the flaw affects “Unix-based operating systems” powered by Linux and Apple’s Mac OS. CERT […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Jessy Mendiola hurt by bashers

Jessy Mendiola hurt by bashers

ACTRESS Jessy Mendiola was affected by the online bashing she had received after she co-hosted the 2014 UAAP Cheerdance Competition over the weekend, her sister Pam Mendiola said. In an interview with Pam, the 23-year-old shared that Jessy was distraught by the negative comments she got in social media. The ABS-CBN talent event confided and […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino urges U.S. firms to explore investment opportunities in PHL

Aquino urges U.S. firms to explore investment opportunities in PHL

NEW YORK, New York (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday urged prospective investors here to take advantage of new business opportunities the Philippines is ready to offer in light of its improved economy and especially since it is poised to hit the so called ‘demographic sweet spot’ by next year. “According to […]

25.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PFW: deconstructed and dressy at Cédric Charlier

PFW: deconstructed and dressy at Cédric Charlier

(Relaxnews) – The Brussels-born upstart is another Belgian designer out to conquer Paris Fashion Week. He showed his Spring/Summer 2015 collection in the hip Canal St Martin area of the city on Wednesday. The Charlier girls rocked a sexy evening beauty look: hot berry compote lips, bold eyes and glittering drop earrings. The sense of […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Fruit and vegetable intake associated with mental wellbeing: study

Fruit and vegetable intake associated with mental wellbeing: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables per day was associated with better mental well-being in a recent study at the University of Warwick in the UK. In the study, researchers worked with data from over 14,000 participants in the Health Survey for England. Thirty three and a half percent of those with […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Apple planning fast iOS8 bug fix

Apple planning fast iOS8 bug fix

(Relaxnews) – An updated version of the company’s latest operating system is already in the works and could appear “fairly soon.” That is according to MacRumors. The publication claims that version .1 of iOS 8 has actually been in development for several weeks and when it is pushed out to compatible iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Nearly 700 held or probed in PHL, other countries in major Asia counterfeit sweep

Nearly 700 held or probed in PHL, other countries in major Asia counterfeit sweep

LYON  (AFP) – More than 660 people were arrested or put under investigation in a major police operation across 10 Asian countries that targeted criminal networks trading fake and potentially dangerous products, Interpol announced Monday. The international police organization said security forces and border agencies in countries ranging from Cambodia and China to India and […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Asian Games: China defend basketball with new ‘Great Wall’

Asian Games: China defend basketball with new ‘Great Wall’

By Daniel HICKS INCHEON  (AFP) – China are hoping a new version of their famous “Great Wall of China” can help maintain their Asian Games basketball dominance as they come under heavy attack from rivals. China, with players like towering NBA superstar Yao Ming, have won seven of the last nine men’s gold medals stretching […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Sports & Recreation ·
Robin handpicked Vina to be part of ‘Bonifacio’ biopic

Robin handpicked Vina to be part of ‘Bonifacio’ biopic

Former couple Vina Morales and Robin Padilla have no qualms about sharing the big screen again for their movie “Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo”, which is an entry to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. Padilla said he personally picked Morales to play the role of Andres Bonifacio’s wife, Gregoria de Jesus. “Ang nangyari kasi noon, […]

24.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Aquino thanks donors from Boston for helping typhoon-devastated Visayan region

Aquino thanks donors from Boston for helping typhoon-devastated Visayan region

BOSTON, Massachusetts  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III has expressed his gratitude to Boston College and Filipino-Americans who had extended assistance to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. “Without the help of our friends in the international community, the path to recovery and rehabilitation would not have been traversed as early and as efficiently,” the […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Batman prequel ‘Gotham’ premieres on US TV

Batman prequel ‘Gotham’ premieres on US TV

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The backstory of Batman’s many villains came to life Monday in a new US television drama series that Fox hopes will help lift its prime-time ratings out of the doldrums. “Gotham” stars David Mazouz as a 12-year-old Bruce Wayne who witnesses the cold-blooded murder of his parents on the grim nocturnal backstreets of […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Oscars’ Foreign Film category passes 50 films

Oscars’ Foreign Film category passes 50 films

(Relaxnews) – With just a week to go until the Foreign Language category deadline hits, more than fifty countries have made their official selections for the 2015 Academy Awards. Those titles include Cannes Jury Prize winner “Mommy,” directed by Canada’s Xavier Dolan, Brazilian LGBT favorite “The Way He Looks” from Daniel Ribiero, human migration story […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Asian women’s group offers free volunteer interpreter training Oct. 10

Asian women’s group offers free volunteer interpreter training Oct. 10

The Asian Pacific Women’s Center is offering a Free Volunteer Interpreter Training on Oct. 10, Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center located at 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The free lunch training will help Asian and Pacific Islander families in the following: […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Paris Fashion Week: labels, models and observers to follow on Twitter

Paris Fashion Week: labels, models and observers to follow on Twitter

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the start of fashion week in the French capital on Tuesday, September 23, style enthusiasts can get ready by following some of the key players on Twitter. In an age in which news travels more quickly than ever before, Twitter offers something of a perfect compromise. Almost everyone in the fashion […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online ·
MFW: highlights from the runway soundtracks

MFW: highlights from the runway soundtracks

(Relaxnews) – Wes Anderson movie music, an ode to life in plastic and St Vincent: here’s our pick of the best beats that soundtracked the runway shows in Milan. Marni Consuelo Castiglioni picked Alexandre Desplat’s “The Heroic Weather-Conditions of the Universe Parts 1-7″ as her runway soundtrack for Spring/Summer 2015. The music which was originally […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Music, Online, Videos ·
Boston installs glow-in-the-dark swings for adults

Boston installs glow-in-the-dark swings for adults

(Relaxnews) – An interactive, glow-in-the-dark playground for adults has been installed in Boston. “Swing Time” is made up of 20 ring-shaped swings which are fitted with micro-controllers which activate LED lighting when the swing moves, illuminating the outdoor space with blue and purple hues that change according to the motion of the seat. Custom fabricated […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·