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 ·
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 ·