China approves jail for rare wild animal eaters: Xinhua

China approves jail for rare wild animal eaters: Xinhua

BEIJING (AFP) – China’s legislature voted on Thursday to approve a legal measure that will jail people caught eating rare wild animals, state media reported. The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) approved a new interpretation of China’s Criminal Law at a bimonthly session, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The NPC, China’s […]

26.04.2014 · Filled under: Asian News ·
The promise of quality living at Rockwell’s exceptional residences

The promise of quality living at Rockwell’s exceptional residences

With 19 years of providing quality living, expertise in property management, and a trained eye for pioneering design, Rockwell Land has created the Philippines’ premier luxury residential and commercial communities. Its flagship development, Rockwell Center, is a 15.5-hectare, self-contained and mixed-use development located in the country’s financial, business, and lifestyle capital, Makati City. Rockwell Center […]

26.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Beauty tutorials: growing out a pixie cut

Beauty tutorials: growing out a pixie cut

(Relaxnews) – With celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence spotted growing out their pixie haircuts, we take a look at how to deal with that awkward in-between phase. The early stages http://youtu.be/t7Ib8oQofhA Blogger Makayla starts the “awkward transition” of growing out her pixie cut in this video. She recommends using a curl cream to control […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Football: London and Munich rivals for Euro 2020 semis and final

Football: London and Munich rivals for Euro 2020 semis and final

(PARIS-AFP) – The semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 will be staged in either London or Munich, European football’s governing body UEFA announced on Saturday. They were the only two cities that submitted bid dossiers for the semi-finals/final package of the new format tournament by a Friday midnight deadline. In all, 19 cities from 19 […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Walking can help creative thinking: study

Walking can help creative thinking: study

(Relaxnews) – People who rely on walks to overcome writer’s block or solve a tricky problem seem to have it right: new research shows that walking — whether indoors or outdoors — can encourage creative thought. Researchers at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education conducted experiments on 176 people and found that participants who walked […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Lancôme unveils new makeup pouches from couture designers

Lancôme unveils new makeup pouches from couture designers

(Relaxnews) – Accustomed to working with some of the most prestigious names in fashion (such as Alber Elbaz and Jason Wu), Lancôme is renewing the experience by teaming with three world-renowned Parisian designers: Yiqing Yin, Alexandre Vauthier and Jacquemus. Each of the three couturiers has created a limited edition Lancôme makeup kit that can easily […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Diabetes research: good news for caffeine addicts?

Diabetes research: good news for caffeine addicts?

(PARIS-AFP) – People who boosted their coffee intake by “moderate to large” doses in a US-based study had a lower risk for adult-onset diabetes than those with stable consumption, researchers said Friday. An analysis of studies that tracked the diet and lifestyles of more than 120,000 health sector workers, showed that those who increased their […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nike unveils latest World Cup ad

Nike unveils latest World Cup ad

(Relaxnews) – The American sportswear giant has revealed its latest soccer commercial ahead of this summer’s World Cup in Brazil. A twist on the classic idea of “winner stays on,” the clip sees two teams of teenage footballers facing off on a local field. Except this is a Nike World Cup ad, so there’s always some extra […]

Garcetti wears denim in protest vs sexual violence

Garcetti wears denim in protest vs sexual violence

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wore denim jeans Wednesday along with fellow Angelenos, guests and supporters as a sign of protest against sexual violence at the GUESS headquarters downtown organized by the LA-based nonprofit organization Peace Over Violence. Wednesday’s Denim Day also coincided with other “protests” held in the state of California after the Legislature […]

25.04.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Daredevils BASE jump off world’s tallest building in record-breaking stunt

Daredevils BASE jump off world’s tallest building in record-breaking stunt

(Relaxnews) – If you suffer from vertigo, you may want to peek through your fingers for this one: a pair of French daredevils have broken the record for the highest BASE jump after leaping from the tip of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The heart-stopping stunt is captured on […]

MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled

MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled

(Relaxnews) – MAC has unveiled its latest designer collaboration, a capsule collection with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of New York City-based fashion label Proenza Schouler. The collection riffs on the designers’ signature use of quirky colors and iridescent finishes. First announced in October last year, the collection will hit select stores on May 1. […]

24.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
Roller derby, popular in US, gains traction abroad

Roller derby, popular in US, gains traction abroad

(STERLING, United States-AFP) – Adrienne Schreiber curls down her lower lip to reveal “SF1″ inked in black — a tattoo celebrating Scare Force One, a tribe of fierce Washington women on roller skates. When they get together, they push, shove and — above all — win. Bureaucrats, teachers and scientists, the women who compete in […]

24.04.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita

Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita

(Relaxnews) – A shoppable video for a Petit Bateau capsule collection, Léa Seydoux and flowers feature in a new Prada scent short, and cool dreamy imagery for the Mykita-Margiela collaboration: here are the finest cuts from the world of fashion film over the past seven days. Petit Bateau  The French brand celebrated its capsule collection […]

24.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Porsche launches entry-level SUV in Beijing

Porsche launches entry-level SUV in Beijing

(Relaxnews) – A less powerful and less thirsty version of the company’s compact Macan will be heading to select Asian markets after its China motor show debut this week and could one day go on sale in Europe, too. It looks almost identical to the 3-liter, turbocharged V6 version of the German sports car maker’s […]

24.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘Modern Family’ star opens beer bar in Utah

‘Modern Family’ star opens beer bar in Utah

(Relaxnews) – The actor who plays a bumbling but lovable TV dad on the US comedy series “Modern Family” has opened the doors to a new beer hall in Utah. Ty Burrell, best known for his role as Phil Dunphy on the award-winning TV show, has teamed up with local food celebrity and Salt Lake […]

The countries most likely to opt for a spiritual or beach holiday

The countries most likely to opt for a spiritual or beach holiday

(Relaxnews) – North Americans are intrepid travelers and look for destinations that are ‘off the beaten track,’ while Europeans seek out sun-soaked beach vacations. Those are among some of the key findings in a large-scale TripAdvisor survey that polled 60,000 respondents in 32 markets around the world for the bi-annual TripBarometer, which aims to gauge […]

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s ‘Most Beautiful’

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s ‘Most Beautiful’

(Relaxnews) – The Kenyan-Mexican actress has been named as 2014′s “Most Beautiful” by People magazine. Nyong’o has had a stellar rise over the past 12 months, following her breakout performace in director Steve McQueen’s Oscar-winning film “12 Years A Slave,” her debut film role, for which she picked up this year’s Academy Award for Best […]

24.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Imelda Cledera-Rodriguez:  ‘Make each day a masterpiece’

Imelda Cledera-Rodriguez: ‘Make each day a masterpiece’

US Asian Post first learned about this educator when she produced a benefit concert for the typhoon Haiyan victims. We watched that concert and were blown away by the performance of students from different cultures sharing their time and talent to help people they don’t even know. Before she sang Beth Middler’s “From a Distance” […]

23.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Offbeat ·
Once you pop, you can’t stop: designers create organ made from Pringles cans

Once you pop, you can’t stop: designers create organ made from Pringles cans

(Relaxnews) – A Brooklyn-based artistic collective has created a fully-functioning pipe organ made from 250 empty Pringles cans. The instrument features a playing area, and pressing down on the exposed cans around this section of the organ creates various unusual tones generated from within the base of the piece, which flow up through the pipes. […]

23.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Powdered alcohol poised to hit US stores

Powdered alcohol poised to hit US stores

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months. Palcohol is made by an Arizona company called Lipsmark and will come in six varieties of single-drink pouches, the company website says. Drinkers […]

23.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·