Baked or broiled fish could boost seniors’ brain health: study

Baked or broiled fish could boost seniors’ brain health: study

(Relaxnews) – A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences suggests shifting focus from omega-3s to fish, pure and simple, baked or broiled, for better brain health. “Our study shows that people who ate a diet that included baked or broiled, but not fried, fish have larger brain volumes in […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Sandiganbayan orders suspension of Revilla, Cambe

Sandiganbayan orders suspension of Revilla, Cambe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division on Monday ordered the suspension of Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and his senior staff, Atty. Richard Cambe, for 90 days in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam. “Accused Revilla and Cambe are hereby suspended from their respective positions as Senator and Director III of Senator […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv worldwide,Juan EU Konek brings to life the passions, adventures and success stories of […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·
Harrowing journey turns into US deportation nightmare

Harrowing journey turns into US deportation nightmare

By Mariano Andrade NEW YORK  (AFP) – Evelin’s two daughters – who just arrived in the United States illegally from Central America – are facing deportation and so the concerned mother recently trekked across New York City to seek free legal advice. Evelin, who is 35 and undocumented herself, joined 200 others, including 100 unaccompanied […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles

Sunshine Cruz no longer keen on sexy roles

While Sunshine Cruz can still give the younger sexy stars a run for their money, the actress, who scorched the big screen in movies such as “Ekis” and “Ang Kabit ni Mrs. Montero” is no longer interested in doing sexy roles. “Hindi na uso ngayon ‘yon,” Cruz said. “Sinasabi ko naman palagi na kung maganda […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL govt tightens watch on entry of exotic animals to prevent Ebola

PHL govt tightens watch on entry of exotic animals to prevent Ebola

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine government has tightened its watch of the entry of exotic animals from abroad, especially from some areas in Africa, to prevent the entry of the Ebola virus into the country, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on government radio the Department of Health has sent advisories to […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ conquer worldwide box office

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ conquer worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – Marvel’s intergalactic superhero team claimed the top spot at the worldwide box office for the weekend ending August 3, grossing $160.4 million. Meanwhile, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” crossed the $1 billion threshold in terms of cumulative revenues. During its opening weekend in 43 territories, “Guardians of the Galaxy” was particularly successful in the […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Jo Malone Wood reveals Sage & Sea Salt fragrance

Jo Malone Wood reveals Sage & Sea Salt fragrance

(Relaxnews) – The London-based fragrance house is launching a new scent at the end of the season. Inspired by the rugged English coastline and created for the brand by perfumer Christine Nagel, the Wood Sage & Sea Salt scent features top notes of ambrette seeds, a heart of sea salt and a sage drydown. “For […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Victoria Beckham to sell 600 private pieces of clothing via The Outnet

Victoria Beckham to sell 600 private pieces of clothing via The Outnet

(Relaxnews) – The fashion designer and former Spice Girl has unveiled a new charitable project with the e-commerce site. Remember Beckham’s fluorescent yellow Roberto Cavalli gown at the pre-World Cup party in 2006? Remember the white Dolce & Gabbana dress she wore to the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards? If you do, you’re in for […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Mozart’s Salzburg finds big business in ‘Sound of Music’

Mozart’s Salzburg finds big business in ‘Sound of Music’

(SALZBURG, Austria-AFP) – For almost 50 years, “The Sound of Music” has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps. And this has proven to be big business for the city of Salzburg, where the real-life singing von Trapp family lived and […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
‘Big Bang Theory’ actors set for big payday

‘Big Bang Theory’ actors set for big payday

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The three main stars of popular US television sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” have reportedly reached lucrative new pay deals, ending a delay to the start of production on the show’s eighth season. Emmy winner Jim Parsons, along with co-stars Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, have roughly tripled their salaries and will […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Elijah Wood headed for witch hunt

Elijah Wood headed for witch hunt

(Relaxnews) – The actor has just joined Vin Diesel in the cast of “The Last Witch Hunter,” a supernatural thriller to be helmed by Breck Eisner. Slated to begin lensing next month, the movie will star the “Fast and Furious” actor, who is also a producer on the project, as an immortal witch hunter forced […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Loom band craze fetches French couple $1m

Loom band craze fetches French couple $1m

(PARIS-AFP) – For millions of school children they are the must have fashion accessory of the moment. Footballer David Beckham and Britain’s Prince William have sported them. Even Pope Francis has been photographed wearing a few. Loom bands — colourful rubber bands woven together into bracelets and other items — are the latest craze to […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Congressional leaders introduce health equity bill

Congressional leaders introduce health equity bill

WASHINGTON – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomed today’s introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014 (HEAA). The bill, introduced by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, builds on the strengths of the health care reform law and provides additional tools to address health and health care disparities affecting minority and […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Brazil overtakes US as cosmetic surgery world capital

Brazil overtakes US as cosmetic surgery world capital

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – Move over Beverly Hills: image-conscious Brazil has overtaken the United States as the world’s capital of cosmetic surgery. O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper on Sunday quoted official figures as saying the South American giant had recorded 1.49 million procedures in 2013, outstripping the United States by more than 40,000. The paper […]

04.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Yves Saint Laurent intros ink-like foundation

Yves Saint Laurent intros ink-like foundation

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand has announced Le Teint Encre de Peau, a liquid foundation that promises a weightless feel and all-day wear without the need for touch-ups. This summer, Yves Saint Laurent is promising nothing short of a makeup revolution. On August 26, the brand will launch Le Teint Encre de Peau, which it […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘The Mummy’ resurrection delayed due to ‘Huntsman’

‘The Mummy’ resurrection delayed due to ‘Huntsman’

(Relaxnews) – The sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman,” which has just been dated for an April 22, 2016 release, will delay the reboot of “The Mummy,” Universal has announced. The monster movie is now slated for release on June 24, 2016. In the interest of giving both films a better chance at a big box office opening, […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Boaters in Michigan get jet ski pizza delivery service

Boaters in Michigan get jet ski pizza delivery service

(Relaxnews) – An enterprising restaurateur in Michigan is making life easy for summer boaters by offering a pizza delivery service on his jet ski, for boat-to-boat service. Instead of docking at his eatery The Long Lake Grocery, boaters out on the water can simply pick up their smartphone, place their order, and wait for pizza […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Artificial blue light can realign the body clock: study

Artificial blue light can realign the body clock: study

(Relaxnews) – In a first-of-its-kind study, French researchers found that artificial blue light can synchronize the body clock under conditions in which natural light is scarce or unavailable. They performed their experiment under real conditions involving crew members of the Franco-Italian polar research station Concordia, located in Antarctica. Because the sun disappears there from May […]

03.08.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
G-Shock launching new line of colorful models sized to fit women

G-Shock launching new line of colorful models sized to fit women

(Relaxnews) – The watch brand has revealed the first details of a new women’s line, the S Series, set to arrive in September. Smaller than the classic G-Shock models, the new GM1-S110 and the GMD-S6900 styles will feature updated colors and prints. The former, available in six colors, boasts LED backlight function, five alarms, stopwatch, timer and […]

02.08.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·