Tea drinkers may have better general health, study says

Tea drinkers may have better general health, study says

(Relaxnews) – A new study reveals that drinking tea could reduce non-cardiovascular mortality by 24 percent, possibly thanks to a combination of tea’s antioxidant content and the other healthy lifestyle habits that tea drinkers often maintain. “If you have to choose between tea or coffee it’s probably better to drink tea,” says Professor Nicholas Danchin […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’: 103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man

Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’: 103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man

(KYOTO-AFP) – Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: “let’s rumble!” Hidekichi Miyazaki — who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed ‘Golden Bolt’ after the Jamaican flyer — plans to […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
ABS-CBN bets big on Enrique Gil-Liza Soberano tandem

ABS-CBN bets big on Enrique Gil-Liza Soberano tandem

Even before their launch movie is released, the tandem of Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano is getting another major break after ABS-CBN announced that the two stars will star in an upcoming series. In late June, Star Cinema announced that Gil and Soberano will top-bill the youth-oriented movie “The Bet,” which is based on the […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino emphasizes gov’t role in preventive medicine

Aquino emphasizes gov’t role in preventive medicine

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday led the launching of a mass immunization program against measles and polio by the Department of Health (DOH), highlighting the importance of preventive medicine. In a short message during the launch, Aquino stressed the importance of government intervention in preventing the spread of diseases in the […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
File bankruptcy – Rebuild credit

File bankruptcy – Rebuild credit

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The bankruptcy itself is a public record and stays on your credit report for 10 years, but as you will see from this article, this is not all bad. A debtor […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Services ·
Syria army, rebels clash as UN bids to free Golan peacekeepers

Syria army, rebels clash as UN bids to free Golan peacekeepers

By Menahem KAHANA GOLAN HEIGHTS  (AFP) – Syrian troops and Islamist rebels battled close to the armistice line with Israel in the Golan Heights on Monday, as the UN pressed efforts to free 44 peacekeepers held by insurgents. The unrest on Israel’s doorstep followed a spillover of mortar and gunfire into Israeli-controlled territory, putting the […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
Kate and Cara star in new Burberry fragrance campaign

Kate and Cara star in new Burberry fragrance campaign

(Relaxnews) – The British models have fronted the launch of the new My Burberry fragrance campaign, which includes an exciting personalization service for the perfume bottles and even the ads themselves. Shot together for the first time, Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne are the stars of the latest campaign for Burberry and were captured on […]

A penchant for healthy food can be trained: study

A penchant for healthy food can be trained: study

(Relaxnews) – In a small, preliminary study, researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital found it may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy foods over calorie-laden, additive-rich fare. “We don’t start out in life loving French fries […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Angelina Jolie weds in Versace – see the sketch

Angelina Jolie weds in Versace – see the sketch

(Relaxnews) – The American actress was dressed in a custom couture gown by Italian designer Donatella Versace during her recent wedding to Brad Pitt. Versace revealed Tuesday that the Italian house was chosen by the actress to design her wedding dress last month: “Congratulations Angelina Jolie! You look sensational in my creation for your special day! […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Jaguar XE to get star-studded London unveiling

Jaguar XE to get star-studded London unveiling

(Relaxnews) – It’s been five years since Jaguar had a ‘compact’ executive car in its range and, in the time that has passed since the X-Type was retired, the companies that Jaguar considers its closest competitors — Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz — have been busy. So, the XE, which is going to get a star-studded […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Notebooks and tablets high on back-to-school shopping lists

Notebooks and tablets high on back-to-school shopping lists

(Relaxnews) – As students head off to college for the start of the academic year, more than half will do so with a new tablet or notebook. Computers and the internet have revolutionized learning and as devices get smaller, lighter and more and more mobile, the benefits are becoming clearer to see — so much […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Wingsuit daredevils risking their lives on film

Wingsuit daredevils risking their lives on film

(CHAMONIX-AFP) – Playing Icarus as they leap off sheer cliffs and fly at eye-watering speeds along mountainsides, thrill-seekers dressed like flamboyant bats have become an increasingly common sight in the Alps. But the incredible rush of wingsuits can come at the ultimate price. On a plateau of the Brevent mountain in Chamonix, France, a group […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Nicki Minaj tops, Iggy Azalea climbs global social media chart: Starcount

Nicki Minaj tops, Iggy Azalea climbs global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – After taking a spot on last week’s social media chart by Starcount, Nicki Minaj climbs to the top spot for the week of Augut 25-31, riding the wave of the popularity of her new “Anaconda” video and her success at last week’s MTV VMAs. Australian artist Iggy Azalea is a new addition to […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
PHL peacekeepers passed land mines in ‘greatest escape’

PHL peacekeepers passed land mines in ‘greatest escape’

MANILA, Sept 1 (Mabuhay) – Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said not one soldier was hurt when they pulled off “the greatest escape” in Golan Heights to flee the Syrian rebels. Catapang revealed the soldiers, who were surrounded in position 69, fled around Sunday midnight (Syrian time) […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Speaker Emeritus Perez, Cong. Takano each to receive Public Servant Advocate Award at AAPI Awards Banquet Sep. 26

Speaker Emeritus Perez, Cong. Takano each to receive Public Servant Advocate Award at AAPI Awards Banquet Sep. 26

Los Angeles, Calif. –Asian Enterprise celebrates its 21st year of hosting the annual Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards with Wells Fargo Foundation and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as Title Sponsors. This  much-awaited awards banquet is supported by a number of Fortune 500 Companies and gives recognition to outstanding Asian American and Pacific Islander Entrepreneurs who rise above economic challenges, as well as […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Sharon Cuneta leaves TV5

Sharon Cuneta leaves TV5

Megastar Sharon Cuneta is no longer with TV5. The veteran actress, without going into details, broke the news on her Facebook and Twitter accounts on Friday. An accompanying caption wrote: “I am going to drop clues every now and then as to the things I will be working on which will start sooner than you […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa

Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa

(YANGON-AFP) – Myanmar launched an online visa application on Monday promising an end to painful waits for permits to visit the once secretive nation as it tries to lure five million tourists a year by 2015. The e-visa is open to tourists from 41 countries, from the United States and Britain to China, Japan and […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Romney for US president in 2016? Iowa poll puts him on top

Romney for US president in 2016? Iowa poll puts him on top

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Americans may not be through with Mitt Romney after all. The two-time Republican presidential candidate has repeatedly stressed over the past year that he is not interested in a third shot at the White House. But an Iowa poll released Wednesday suggests that Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who lost to President […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Dawn Zulueta reacts: Bamboo is not my brother

Dawn Zulueta reacts: Bamboo is not my brother

Actress Dawn Zulueta took to the microblogging site Twitter to finally address rumors saying that she and “The Voice” judge Bamboo Mañalac are siblings. Zulueta denied that Mañalac is her brother, but she was quick to add that she has “high respect” for the singer. The actress said she and her brother, George, are the […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino: I will celebrate the end of my term

Aquino: I will celebrate the end of my term

MANILA (Mabuhay) — In a seeming indication that he is currently not inclined to extend his term, President Benigno Aquino III has already detailed his plans for the day he will step down from the country’s top elective post. During a light moment in his interview with Bombo Radyo aired on Thursday, Aquino said he […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·