PHL, France agree to continue addressing climate change

PHL, France agree to continue addressing climate change

PARIS, France  (Mabuhay) – The Philippines and France have agreed on the need for concrete and effective results for climate talks in order to move forward efforts in dealing with the threats of climate change. During a bilateral meeting between President Benigno Aquino III and French Republic President Francois Hollande here on Wednesday, both leaders […]

19.09.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Charity declares New York vegan capital of 2014

Charity declares New York vegan capital of 2014

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Animal rights charity PETA declared New York vegan capital of the world on Wednesday as Scottish actor Alan Cumming unveiled a replica of the Manhattan skyline carved out of vegetables. Dan Mathews, senior vice president of PETA, said the Big Apple was “2014 most vegan-friendly city” of the year due to a […]

‘Friends’ fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

‘Friends’ fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Obsessed “Friends” fans on Wednesday mobbed a pop-up replica of the coffeehouse from the hit comedy series, some even camping out overnight for some free java and a healthy dose of nostalgia. Central Perk was the celluloid coffee shop where Joey, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica and Chandler captivated millions with tales of […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
Stay Puft Marshmallow Man brought to life at Krispy Kreme

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man brought to life at Krispy Kreme

(Relaxnews) – Krispy Kreme is paying tribute to Hollywood’s sweetest, and perhaps most likeable, paranormal villains with the release of two marshmallow-filled donuts to help mark the 30th anniversary of the “Ghostbusters” movie franchise. “Ghostbusters” fans will no doubt recognize the friendly — but treacherously villainous —  smile of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
Commemorative 9/11 museum receives more than one million visitors

Commemorative 9/11 museum receives more than one million visitors

(Relaxnews) – The 9/11 Memorial Museum reached a major milestone near the anniversary of America’s darkest day, receiving more than one million visitors just four months after opening. In addition to visitors from all 50 US states, the museum also received visitors from more than 130 countries. The biggest international source countries are UK, Canada, […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
MFW: sleek retro at Gucci

MFW: sleek retro at Gucci

(Relaxnews) – The Italian label returned with another retro-inspired delight which hit the runway in Milan Wednesday afternoon. Frida Giannini opened her show with her models clasping leather bags (Gucci green and red straps over one shoulder), a clear statement of intent about what this brand stands for: traditional luxury for the international consumer. There […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Apple’s new encryption to lock out government

Apple’s new encryption to lock out government

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Apple unveiled new policies that block its access to user’s mobile devices, even with a warrant, the tech giant revealed late Wednesday. Apple’s updated privacy terms indicate that under its new mobile operating system, iOS 8, the company will not have access to customer passwords. “Your personal data such as photos, messages (including […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Dairy products could help cut type 2 diabetes risk

Dairy products could help cut type 2 diabetes risk

(Relaxnews) – Consumption of high-fat dairy products could lower the risk for type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the Lund University Diabetes Center in Malmö, Sweden. The research team, led by Dr. Ulrika Ericson, concluded that people with the highest intake of high fat dairy products reduced their chances of developing type 2 diabetes […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
K Brosas relishes good chemistry with Richard Gomez

K Brosas relishes good chemistry with Richard Gomez

For someone who is known to talk a lot especially during her famous live shows, comedienne K Brosas says it’s not easy to keep silent on her latest gig, TV5’s newest game show, “Quiet Please: Bawal ang Maingay.”  “Mahirap manahimik lalo na kapag marami kang oras na kailangan mong tumahimik. Kasi hindi talaga pwedeng mag-ingay […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: News ·
SC clears Phillip Salvador in estafa case

SC clears Phillip Salvador in estafa case

The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the Court of Appeals (CA) decision that acquitted actor Phillip Salvador of estafa. The high court denied the petition for review filed by Salvador’s former girlfriend, Cristina Castillo a.k.a. Cristina Decena, and affirmed the appellate court’s Feb. 11, 2010 decision in favor of Salvador. The appellate court junked a […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL, France agree to continue addressing climate change

PHL, France agree to continue addressing climate change

PARIS, France, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines and France have agreed on the need for concrete and effective results for climate talks in order to move forward efforts in dealing with the threats of climate change. During a bilateral meeting between President Benigno Aquino III and French Republic President Francois Hollande here on Wednesday, […]

18.09.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Wildfires rage across drought-hit California

Wildfires rage across drought-hit California

LOS ANGELES  (AFP) – As many as 6,000 firefighters were battling Tuesday a wave of wildfires raging across California, which is gripped by a historic drought and near-record temperatures. Thousands of residents have been evacuated and buildings ravaged in at least one of the fires in northern California, while southern California has been hit by […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
San Francisco first city to condemn abortion ban legislation that promotes racial stereotypes on Asian American women

San Francisco first city to condemn abortion ban legislation that promotes racial stereotypes on Asian American women

NAPAWF applauds new legislation that protects women’s health    NEW YORK – Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution opposing “sex-selective abortion bans” that discriminate against Asian American women and restrict access to reproductive health care. San Francisco is now the first city in the nation to proactively oppose the legislative strategy […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US House approves bill averting gov’t shutdown

US House approves bill averting gov’t shutdown

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2014 (AFP) – US lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend funding for federal operations into December, likely preventing a repeat of last October’s disastrous government shutdown. Faced with the need to act before fiscal year 2015 begins on October 1, members of the House of Representatives voted 319-108 to keep government funded at […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Sam Milby opens up about Shaina

Sam Milby opens up about Shaina

Two years before they finally started seeing each other, Sam Milby had already made known his intentions with Shaina Magdayao to an ex-boyfriend of the actress. Milby said he sought the blessing of actor John Prats in 2012 on possibly pursuing Magdayao romantically. Prats and Magdayao were a couple for a time but reportedly broke […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Jodi Sta. Maria not offended by ‘worst dressed’ tag

Jodi Sta. Maria not offended by ‘worst dressed’ tag

JODI Sta. Maria said she does not mind being included in the list of Worst Dressed celebrities who attended the recent 8th Star Magic Ball. Last Saturday, the “Be Careful with My Heart” lead star surprised everyone when she graced the red carpet at the plush Makati Shangri-La Hotel in her Joey Samson off-white Hollywood […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones

Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better. “The public asked for bigger and Apple delivered not only bigger but better, too,” tech news website Slash Gear said in its review. “A stunning Retina HD display, […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
US Army invites women to try out for elite Ranger school

US Army invites women to try out for elite Ranger school

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – The US Army is inviting female soldiers to apply to the grueling Ranger school, officials said Monday, part of the military’s effort to open the door to women serving in ground combat. The prestigious Ranger school has been closed to women until now. But the army wants to study the possibility of […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
International tourism up 5 percent in 2014: UNWTO

International tourism up 5 percent in 2014: UNWTO

(Relaxnews) – New figures published out of the UN show that the world has been on the move this year, with international tourism up five percent in the first half of 2014. According to the UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, 517 million tourists made trips to international destinations between January and June 2014 — 22 million […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Official synopsis revealed for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Official synopsis revealed for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

(Relaxnews) – In the second movie on the Marvel superhero team, due in theaters next spring, the original protagonists are joined by a few newcomers. Marvel and Disney revealed the official plot summary for “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” through the website Stitch Kingdom. In “the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·