Tom Rodriguez: ‘I’m where I’m supposed to be’

Tom Rodriguez: ‘I’m where I’m supposed to be’

TOM Rodriguez believes that destiny has a funny way of making things work and guiding individuals to their right path. In a recent interview with the Kapuso actor, Rodriguez shared that four years ago, he never envisioned himself joining show business and earning a living through acting. The 26-year-old actor thought that it was just […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Palace eyes last 2 years to lay foundations for growth, improved governance

Palace eyes last 2 years to lay foundations for growth, improved governance

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Expect the Aquino administration to spend its last two years laying the foundations for “equitable” growth and a higher standard of governance, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said on government-run dzRB radio this is part of the administration’s belief of inclusive growth for all. “We would like to make sure […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama to act on immigration ‘alone’

Obama to act on immigration ‘alone’

By Stephen Collinson WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America’s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year. Obama rebuked Republican leaders who will not pass a “darn bill” because they fear conservative activists who […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

Washington, D.C. Filipino American leaders are calling on Filipino American communities across the country to stage “picnic rallies” on July 4, which is commemorated by both countries as “Filipino-American Friendship Day.” On this day, Filipinos and Filipino Americans in several U.S. cities, Saipan and Guam will gather for their traditional July 4th picnics. But in addition to their […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: 4th of July, Happenings, Holidays ·
World Cup fan of the day: French Can-can

World Cup fan of the day: French Can-can

(Relaxnews) – Because soccer isn’t always just about manliness, these young French women came out to cheer on their team with a sexy cliché: the ruffled skirts and fishnet stockings of the Moulin Rouge. They brought a little lighthearted fun to the stands at the Mané Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the round of […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Henry Cavill dons Clark Kent duds for Twitter

Henry Cavill dons Clark Kent duds for Twitter

(Relaxnews) – British actor Henry Cavill gave fans a glimpse of his upcoming “Batman v Superman” alter ego, Clark Kent, in an image posted to Twitter on June 30. Sporting a subdued combo of brown trenchcoat, dark shirt and leather shoes, with grey tie and trousers, Cavill stood next to a set chair labeled “Clark,” holding up […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai

World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai

(Relaxnews) – Plans are moving forward to build the largest underwater tourism attraction in the world in Dubai: the theme park is set to include scuba diving and snorkeling in a space modeled after the mythical Lost City of Atlantis. To be developed by the same outfit that has designed sets for blockbuster movies like […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Ramadan: 5 tips for staying healthy while fasting

Ramadan: 5 tips for staying healthy while fasting

(Relaxnews) – During Ramadan, practicing Muslims change their eating habits dramatically. Questioned by Relaxnews, nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny provided her recommendations to religious fasters looking to make the most out of this festive time of year. Pack in fiber and protein at Suhoor Suhoor and Iftar, the two daily meals during Ramadan, are taken before dawn […]

01.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match

Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match

(PARIS-AFP) – A total of 16.4 million tweets were sent during Saturday’s World Cup game between Brazil and Chile, breaking the record for the number of tweets a minute commenting about a match on the social network. The game saw the World Cup hosts go through to the quarter finals after a nail-biting encounter that […]

The World Cup final, coming to a cinema near you in ultra-high definition

The World Cup final, coming to a cinema near you in ultra-high definition

(Relaxnews) – In what is both a sporting and a technological world-first, Sony will be screening two matches live from Brazil for football-supporting cinema-goers in the UK. The company has chosen the Vue multiplex in Westfield, London, for the screenings, which will be beamed live via satellite direct from the iconic Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Footballers also fashion icons off World Cup pitch

Footballers also fashion icons off World Cup pitch

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – With thousands of cameras capturing their every move for billions of fans, footballers know the World Cup isn’t just about sport — it’s about tattoos, hairstyles, clothes and the big business of setting trends. They arrive at airports, training sessions, press conferences and matches with carefully crafted looks, conscious that a […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
London’s Tower Bridge celebrates 120th anniversary

London’s Tower Bridge celebrates 120th anniversary

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 120th birthday on Monday, London’s iconic Tower Bridge has been festooned with blue and white balloons and ticket prices have been dropped to £1.20 — or 120 pence. The special edition commemorative tickets are replicates of the original invite to the opening ceremony in 1894 — and at £1.20 (about […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Neanderthal poo shows cavemen ate their veggies

Neanderthal poo shows cavemen ate their veggies

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The oldest known Neanderthal poo, uncovered in Spain, shows that cavemen ate not only meat but vegetables too, according to a study published on Wednesday. The discovery was made at the archeological site of El Salt, where researchers have found signs that Neanderthals lived some 45,000-60,000 years ago. The study in the journal […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Scientists find inexpensive recipe for calorie-free sweetener

Scientists find inexpensive recipe for calorie-free sweetener

(Relaxnews) – Scientists have managed to circumvent the once-complicated production process for the sweetener erythritol, replacing rare yeasts and highly concentrated molasses for straw and fungi to create the exact same product on the cheap. Having earned enthusiastic reviews from consumers and few doubts from health experts, erythritol is increasingly sought after in Europe and […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Japan reigns supreme at Asia-Pacific finals of real life ‘Iron Chef’

Japan reigns supreme at Asia-Pacific finals of real life ‘Iron Chef’

(Relaxnews) – Japan has secured a spot at arguably the most important cooking competition in the world next year, by emerging the winner of the regional Asia-Pacific finals in Shanghai Friday. After two days of battling it out in the pressure cooker that is Bocuse d’Or Asia-Pacific, chef Hideki Takayama of Japan took first place, […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Brioni Fall-Winter 2014 campaign draws on Japanese-inspired design details

Brioni Fall-Winter 2014 campaign draws on Japanese-inspired design details

(Relaxnews) – The Italian sartorial brand has unveiled a new advertising campaign shot by legendary fashion photographer Paolo Roversi. American model Sean O’Pry is the new face of Brioni, in a slick new campaign by Italian photographer Paolo Roversi, which shows off creative director Brendan Mullane’s kimono-style tailoring. One of the biggest names in men’s fashion, […]

30.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Neymar joined by teammate on Starcount’s global social media chart

Neymar joined by teammate on Starcount’s global social media chart

(Relaxnews) – Brazilian footballer Neymar remains at the top of Starcount’s chart of the most popular people on social media for the week of June 23-29. New to the top ten is his teammate Ronaldinho, as the two see their team move ahead in the World Cup. Neymar got nearly 2.6 million likes on Facebook over […]

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen signs for ‘Pitch Perfect 2′

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen signs for ‘Pitch Perfect 2′

(Relaxnews) – The Danish actress is to form part of a rival group, alongside YouTube sensation Flula, competing against a returning cast that includes Anna Kendrick. Sørensen was acclaimed for her roles in Danish TV drama “Borgen” and 2009 action film “Ved verdens ende” [en. At World's End] and is to form part of a […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Apple touches up its iPod range

Apple touches up its iPod range

(Relaxnews) – The entry-level iPod Touch gets a price cut and a feature boost for the summer. Apple may have been pretty quiet this year when it comes to launching killer new products and reminding people why the company is considered one of the world’s most innovative. But it has been busy improving its existing […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Charlotte Olympia designs for fashionista World Cup fans

Charlotte Olympia designs for fashionista World Cup fans

(Relaxnews) – As the group stages at the 2014 FIFA World Cup are drawing to a close and things start to heat up, luxury accessories designer Charlotte Olympiai s celebrating the tournament with a new line of soccer-themed box clutches dedicated to a selection of national teams. “I am half Brazilian and have 3 small […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·