Star-gazing parties and Skyping with astronauts during World Space Week

Star-gazing parties and Skyping with astronauts during World Space Week

(Relaxnews) – Lovers of astronomy and all things related to the stars may want to bookmark the second week of October, when planetariums, classrooms and astrophysicists around the world celebrate the UN-initiative, World Space Week. Held each year between October 4 and 10 to commemorate the 1957 launch of Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, as […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘World Alliance of Religions: Peace Summit’ marks the beginning of a new era of peace

‘World Alliance of Religions: Peace Summit’ marks the beginning of a new era of peace

Int’l political and religious leaders commit to a new systematic approach for peace SEOUL, South Korea – Over 700 religious leaders and 50 heads of states attended the “World Alliance of Religions: Peace Summit” held on Sept. 17-19, 2014, in Seoul, South Korea, with the theme of “The Enactment of an International Law for the […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
LADWP reminds customers to conserve energy during upcoming heat wave

LADWP reminds customers to conserve energy during upcoming heat wave

LOS ANGELES – As Los Angeles braces for another hot weekend, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) reminds customers to stay comfortable but conserve energy where possible, especially between 11  a.m. and 6  p.m. Just two weeks ago during the recent heat storm, energy demand in Los Angeles reached an all time […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Gabby Eigenmann finds gay dad role challenging

Gabby Eigenmann finds gay dad role challenging

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – KAPUSO actor Gabby Eigenmann has shared that he finds the role of a gay dad challenging. The 36-year-old scion of one of the country’s most respectable showbiz royalties divulged in a recent interview with the Davao entertainment press that getting the right emotions of a gay father is something that makes his […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Church to hold job fair in Pasadena Oct. 15

Church to hold job fair in Pasadena Oct. 15

Rose City Church and Rose City Coffee are hosting a job fair on October 15, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Rose City Coffee exists to train homeless in our community in the craft of coffee. Dozens of employers will be on hand with positions available in Administration, Advertising, Clerical, Cafe/coffee, Customer Service, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare/Nursing, […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
LA abandons helipad rule in the hope of getting an “innovative” skyline

LA abandons helipad rule in the hope of getting an “innovative” skyline

(Relaxnews) – City leaders in Los Angeles are hoping to cultivate a more creative skyline by eradicating the rule requiring each skyscraper to have a helipad on the roof. The move, announced by LA mayor Eric Garcetti this week, is an attempt to mix up the city’s flat-roofed high-rises with more stylish and contemporary designs, […]

02.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
World Architecture Festival kicks off in Singapore

World Architecture Festival kicks off in Singapore

(Relaxnews) – The 2014 World Architecture Festival (WAF) is underway in Singapore, where the industry’s biggest names have gathered to explore the theme of “Architects and the city”. The three-day festival of talks and keynote speeches looks at the relationship between architecture and the socio-economic and political balance of cities. Rocco Yim, the founding principal of Rocco […]

Dreamy blossoms in Bottega Veneta campaign by Ryan McGinley

Dreamy blossoms in Bottega Veneta campaign by Ryan McGinley

(Relaxnews) – American art photographer Ryan McGinley has shot Bottega Veneta’s latest campaign for the men’s and women’s Resort 2015 collections on location in the New York Botanical Garden. McGinley is the latest photographer to take on the collaboration with the Italian luxury brand, with previous talents including Pieter Hugo, Collier Schorr and Nan Goldin, […]

02.10.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Grape compound shown to help fight acne: study

Grape compound shown to help fight acne: study

(Relaxnews) – After heart and dental health, a team of US scientists has found that a compound found in grapes and red wine could also play a role in fighting acne. Though for some, red wine can cause the skin to flare up in a rosy flush, scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles […]

02.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Japan unveils ‘anti-loneliness’ hugging chair

Japan unveils ‘anti-loneliness’ hugging chair

(TOKYO-AFP) – There are times in everyone’s life when only a hug will do. Now one Japanese company has come up with a chair that’s always ready to give a comforting cuddle. The “tranquility chair” is built in the shape of a larger-than-life fabric doll with a friendly face and a fetching hat, but more […]

02.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Japan’s ‘shinkansen’ bullet train marks 50th birthday

Japan’s ‘shinkansen’ bullet train marks 50th birthday

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japan’s “shinkansen” train, which led the world in super-fast rail transport technology, celebrated its 50th birthday Wednesday with ceremonies hailing its contribution to the country’s post-war economy and its safety record. A sleek, airplane-shaped N700A train left Platform 19 of Tokyo’s central station at 6:00 am, exactly 50 years since the launch of […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Interest in Venice spikes with Clooney wedding: Trivago

Interest in Venice spikes with Clooney wedding: Trivago

(Relaxnews) – George Clooney’s high-profile, star-studded wedding to Amal Alamuddin has proven to be a PR boon for the city of Venice, with interest in the Italian destination spiking significantly among American travelers. That’s according to the number crunchers over at Trivago.com, one of the largest online hotel search sites in the world. For example, […]

Top Spanish chef launches global ‘candy project’

Top Spanish chef launches global ‘candy project’

(Relaxnews) – The chef behind a Spanish restaurant currently listed as one of the top 10 dining destinations in the world is on a quest to explore the humble world of candy. And given his track record for culinary innovation, it’s safe to bet that the outcome is sure to be a fascinating one. Chef […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
PFW: rich prints and broderie anglaise at Valentino

PFW: rich prints and broderie anglaise at Valentino

(Relaxnews) – Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli took the Valentino woman on a typically magical journey for Spring/Summer 2015. At Valentino, the two Italian designers mine certain themes very well, and many of their key reference points were here Tuesday, including lots of Greco-Roman inspirations (from the flat gladiator sandals with straps running up […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Pinoy UN peacekeepers to guard pope’s visit

Pinoy UN peacekeepers to guard pope’s visit

MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippines has assigned a thousand-strong force of its United Nations peacekeepers to help guard Pope Francis when he visits Asia’s main Catholic outpost next January, the military said Sunday. The papal security force will include more than 300 soldiers who were withdrawn from the UN-administered Golan Heights buffer zone after the […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

PHL, US launch joint exercises near China-claimed waters

PUERTO PRINCESA  (AFP) – Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is involved in bitter territorial disputes with its neighbors. The 12-day amphibious landing exercises – involving about 3,500 US marines and sailors and 1,200 Filipino counterparts – were officially launched […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Daniel Matsunaga to work on two movies

Daniel Matsunaga to work on two movies

After winning the reality show “Pinoy Big Brother” (PBB), Daniel Matsunaga is set to work on two movies for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. However, Matsunaga refused to divulge the details regarding one of his movie projects. “I have two movies. Hindi ko alam kung pwede ko sabihin. Yung isa ‘Shake Rattle and Roll’ […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General co-hosted the launch of the 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament at the Community Hall of the Philippine Consulate General on 24 September 2014. Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim welcomed the cooperation of the Asian American Chamber Association (AACA) composed of the Bangladesh, Cambodian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Mongolian, Pakistani, Singaporean, Thai Chambers […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
President Aquino arrives in Manila after five-nation official tour

President Aquino arrives in Manila after five-nation official tour

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived in Manila Thursday evening after a working visit that covered five nations. His Philippine Airline PR001 flight from San Francisco, California, United States touched down at the Manila International Airport past 10:00 p.m. In his arrival speech at the NAIA Terminal 2, the President reported his […]

30.09.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
California passes first US ‘Yes means Yes’ sex consent law

California passes first US ‘Yes means Yes’ sex consent law

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – California colleges welcomed Monday a new law requiring so-called affirmative consent for partners having sex on campus – dubbed a “Yes means Yes” law – in what is thought to be a first. Under the law, signed late Sunday by Governor Jerry Brown, partners will have to give “affirmative, conscious, and […]

30.09.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·