Former gov’t officials: No to term extension for president

Former gov’t officials: No to term extension for president

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Former Senior Government Officials (FSGO) urged the administration not to pursue amendments to the Constitution at this time, reminding the President that such announcements in the past have had undesirable consequences. In a statement, the group led by former Education Undersecretary Isagani Cruz said similar statements in the past were met […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) will have a positive impact on youth, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg said Friday. He made this statement while speaking before attendees of the first-ever “ASEAN Youth Dialogues” sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Manila. Goldberg also told the 100 […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cathay Pacific brings in Mandarin Oriental chefs for first-class meals

Cathay Pacific brings in Mandarin Oriental chefs for first-class meals

(Relaxnews) – The Hong Kong airline will be providing its first-class customers with menus cooked by renowned chefs as part of a partnership with the luxury hotel brand. These creations will available starting in September. From the fall until the end of the year, two Mandarin Oriental chefs will take turns serving gourmet dishes on […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Could a two-legged chair keep you more active?

Could a two-legged chair keep you more active?

(Relaxnews) – We are constantly being told that inactivity is the disease of modern life, but one enterprising designer has come up with a furniture concept to discourage sedentary behavior. French design graduate Benoît Malta has created a two-legged chair as part of his diploma project “Inactivité,” which requires the user to shift position in order to […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Minecraft, Xbox names join Ice Bucket Challenge

Minecraft, Xbox names join Ice Bucket Challenge

(Relaxnews) – Accepting a dare from “Minecraft” creator Markus Persson, the Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, underwent a stone cold drenching in the name of charity and goodwill. Markus Persson, whose “Minecraft” has sold tens of millions of copies across PC, console and mobile, underwent the Ice Bucket Challenge himself on August 17, having been […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Juliette Lewis plays a frustrated suburban mom in ‘Kelly & Cal’

Juliette Lewis plays a frustrated suburban mom in ‘Kelly & Cal’

(Relaxnews) – The trailer for Jen McGowan’s dramatic comedy starring Juliette Lewis has hit the internet. Honored with an SXSW Gamechanger Award last March, “Kelly & Cal” features Juliette Lewis as a former punk rocker settling into her new life as a suburban mom. Nostalgic for her past life, she meets Cal (Jonny Weston, seen […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Keanu Reeves to play hitman in ‘Rain’

Keanu Reeves to play hitman in ‘Rain’

(Relaxnews) – According to Deadline, Keanu Reeves has joined the expanding list of movie stars crossing over to the small screen. The actor will be the executive producer and star of “Rain.” Adapted from the “John Rain” thriller book series by American author Barry Eisler, the drama will follow a Japanese-American hit man, played by […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Meet the world’s first US-built electric supercar

Meet the world’s first US-built electric supercar

(Relaxnews) – Blending the very old with the extremely new, the Renovo Coupe might look like a 50-year-old classic from the outside, but under the hood, where you’d normally find a big block V8, it has an electric engine and battery pack instead, capable of catapulting the car from a standstill to 60mph in just […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Jessy: JM deserves to be back in showbiz

Jessy: JM deserves to be back in showbiz

Actress Jessy Mendiola said she’s happy that her former boyfriend, actor JM de Guzman is finally back to work. However, Mendoza said she doesn’t want to dwell on the past. “Basta masaya ako na nakabalik na siya kasi matagal na din naming sinasabi na sana makabalik na siya. Now, that all is well ay huwag […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Bugatti launches first clothing line

Bugatti launches first clothing line

(Relaxnews) – The Bugatti Legends Capsule Collection is as exclusive as the cars on which it is based. So much so that only 36 people in the world will ever get the chance to add a piece of it to their wardrobes. A year ago, the German-owned hypercar company set out to create six limited […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Motoring ·
Summer break film selection: ‘Ida’

Summer break film selection: ‘Ida’

(Relaxnews) – Catch up with a recent film experience in our summer series. Today, 2013 film “Ida,” about a young orphan on the trail of her family’s history. On the verge of committing to life in the nunnery where she was brought up, Anna is required to visit any remaining family first. Setting out for […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
McLaren 500S to arrive in 2015

McLaren 500S to arrive in 2015

(Relaxnews) – After presenting the P1 GTR concept and a racetrack version of the 650S at Pebble Beach, McLaren is reportedly preparing the 500S, which will be more affordable and less powerful than the 650S. This entry-level model will likely be unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, according to the British publication Car Magazine. […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Worldwide box office: ‘The Expendables 3′ crushed by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Worldwide box office: ‘The Expendables 3′ crushed by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

(Relaxnews) – Although highly anticipated, the third film about the adventures of Sylvester Stallone and his muscled friends only grossed a disappointing $31.2M in its first weekend. Already illegally downloaded over 2 million times, did “The Expendables 3″ suffer because of piracy? While the two first films hit the jackpot, the new movie only $16.2M […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pizza chain to launch marijuana-laced sauces in US

Pizza chain to launch marijuana-laced sauces in US

(Relaxnews) – It may sound half-baked but a pizza chain is developing a line of pizza sauces made with cannabis for states in the US where weed is legal for medical or recreational use. Unique Pizza and Subs based out of Pennsylvania is adding more to its pizza sauce than just oregano and thyme, as the […]

Curved screens, 4K, gaming: innovative monitors from LG

Curved screens, 4K, gaming: innovative monitors from LG

(Relaxnews) – The South Korean manufacturer is slated to unveil the world’s first curved, 21:9 format IPS monitor at IFA 2014, which takes place September 5-10 in Berlin. Determined to make a splash at the electronics trade show, LG is also presenting the first monitor dedicated to digital ultra-HD (4K) cinema, as well as a […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
The National Guard, America’s citizen soldiers

The National Guard, America’s citizen soldiers

By Michael Mathes WASHINGTON  (AFP) – The National Guard is a centuries-old militia network that has served crucial roles in several US security operations, testing its mettle in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as on riot-plagued streets back home. Its Missouri units deployed on Monday to help police in the heartland town of Ferguson, the […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Marathon PHL film wins Golden Leopard at Locarno

Marathon PHL film wins Golden Leopard at Locarno

MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippine director of an international award-winning movie returned home Monday to presidential accolades and the challenge of finding an audience for his five-hour film. Lav Diaz, whose movie “From What Is Before” scooped the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the prestigious Locarno film festival in Switzerland at the weekend, said his […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Beauty: ‘Ngayon lang ako napansin’

Beauty: ‘Ngayon lang ako napansin’

Beauty Gonzalez, who entered showbiz in 2008 after her “Pinoy Big Brother” stint, said she only started to gain attention after her recent weight loss. The 23-year-old actress said she has no plans of settling down anytime soon with her non-showbiz boyfriend. She said she has only started gaining momentum in her career. “Hindi pa […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PNoy inaugurates DAP-funded bridge in Cagayan

PNoy inaugurates DAP-funded bridge in Cagayan

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday inaugurated a P600-million bridge in Cagayan partially funded under the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Aquino led the ceremonial unveiling of a marker on the bridge located in Tuao town, named after his slain father, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino III. The 300-meter Ninoy Aquino […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Escudero says govt should takeover MRT Holdings for better service

Escudero says govt should takeover MRT Holdings for better service

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Monday proposed a government takeover of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 so the public can get better service from the mass transport system. His statement came less than a week after an MRT train went out of control and slammed through a steel a barrier at […]

19.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·