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 ·
A happy marriage depends on a happy wife: study

A happy marriage depends on a happy wife: study

(Relaxnews) – A husband’s happiness is significantly related to how his wife feels about the union, according to researchers at Rutgers University and the University of Michigan, who say the happier the wife is with the marriage, the more content her husband will be with life in general. “I think it comes down to the […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Whitney Houston live album due in November

Whitney Houston live album due in November

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November, her long-time producer announced Tuesday. “She was without question the greatest vocalist in the world,” Clive Davis told NBC television announcing the November 10 release of “Whitney Houston Live: Her […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, at Pala, Nov. 22

Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, at Pala, Nov. 22

PALA, CA … Popular Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, will appear in concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 22, in the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Quinto came to prominence in 2011 after she won Star Power: Sharon’s Search for the Next Female Superstar in Manila, which earned her a recording contract with Star […]

Shu Uemura’s Shupette collection on sale in November

Shu Uemura’s Shupette collection on sale in November

(Relaxnews) – Shu Uemura set the bar high when it announced it would devote its holiday makeup collection to Choupette, the most famous cat in the fashion world. Called Shupette, the much anticipated makeup collection inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s cat doesn’t go on sale until November but is already the talk of the beauty blogosphere. […]

16.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ reboot in the works

‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ reboot in the works

(Relaxnews) – Sony is developing an update on the horror movie originally headlined by Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michel Gellar, Ryan Phillipe and Freddie Prinze Jr, Deadline reveals. Released in 1997, “I Know What You Did Last Summer” joined “Scream” as part of a new wave of slasher movies, a horror sub-genre in which a […]

16.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·