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 ·
Awe-inspiring inline skating locales

Awe-inspiring inline skating locales

(Relaxnews) – One way to feel the breeze on a hot summer day is to create it by strapping on your inline skates and zooming into motion. We’ve found some places around the world, including scenic trails and motor raceways open to inline skaters, that could make for an unforgettable summer. That’s right, motor raceways […]

18.08.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Camping trendwatch: Hanging tents go ‘glamp’

Camping trendwatch: Hanging tents go ‘glamp’

(Relaxnews) – Primitive protection from predators, 18th century engineering and a design indicative of modern day ingenuity all come into play in camping’s trend of hanging tents. Due to its airy, appealing design intended to provide panoramic views, the most recent addition is being labeled as a “glamping” tool for camping’s elite. The Roomoon is […]

Reduction in age of dependant child is now in effect

Reduction in age of dependant child is now in effect

Applicants who are including dependant children on a permanent resident application must now be aware of new rules regarding age of dependant children. In the past, an applicant could include a unmarried child who was under 22 years of age OR include an unmarried child who was over 22 years of age on the condition […]

18.08.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Hollywood continues to explore Marilyn Monroe’s life

Hollywood continues to explore Marilyn Monroe’s life

(Relaxnews) – Variety reported last week that Lifetime is preparing a miniseries on Marilyn Monroe. The drama will join an ever-expanding list of movies and TV productions focusing on the iconic actress. Fascinating during her lifetime, the star is at least as much so 52 years after her death. Born Norma Jean, the American actress […]

18.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fiction helps build empathy in children, says researcher

Fiction helps build empathy in children, says researcher

(Relaxnews) – At the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, which wrapped up the week in Washington, DC, York University psychologist Raymond Mar led a presentation on the important and oft forgotten role of narrative fiction, highlighting its ability to instill empathy. Taking into account the opinions of others, anticipating their reactions and realizing their […]

18.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Aquino hints at second term

Aquino hints at second term

By Mynardo Macaraig MANILA (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino has said he may try to change the constitution and serve a second term in office, a stunning announcement in a nation haunted by dictatorship. The Philippines’ constitution restricts presidents to serving a single term of six years, designed to stop a repeat of dictator […]

18.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·