‘Laban: The Legend of Urduja’ at Cal’s State Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night April 25

‘Laban: The Legend of Urduja’ at Cal’s State Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night April 25

A Filipino student association based in Cal State Long Beach is going to hold a Filipino cultural night and will stage a play entitled “Laban: The Legend of Urduja” as its 28th annual cultural presentation on April 25 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. California State University, Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Britons, the European kings of anti-cholesterol drugs

Britons, the European kings of anti-cholesterol drugs

(LONDON-AFP) – As the home of cooked breakfasts and pints of beer, it is perhaps no surprise that Britain is the European king of anti-cholesterol drugs with some seven million users. But recommendations to widen the use of “statins” — the class of drugs used to battle cholesterol — has sparked a national debate about […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: News ·
‘HIMYM’ creators to show fans show’s alternate ending

‘HIMYM’ creators to show fans show’s alternate ending

(Relaxnews) – Faced with the frustration of their fans, many of whom were disappointed with the show’s ending, the creators of “How I Met Your Mother” have decided to release an alternate conclusion. This second finale will be available on DVD this fall. The conclusion chosen by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, the comedy’s creators, […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US deports illegal immigrants for minor offenses: report

US deports illegal immigrants for minor offenses: report

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 (AFP) – The United States is mostly deporting undocumented immigrants who have committed only minor offenses or have no criminal record, despite President Barack Obama’s promises to the contrary, the New York Times reported Monday. The newspaper said it found that only 20 percent of the two million people deported […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Star Wars VII’ filming under way, says chairman

‘Star Wars VII’ filming under way, says chairman

(Relaxnews) – Disney chairman Alan Horn has confirmed that “Star Wars Episode VII” has started filming, even if casting isn’t totally complete. Though Horn would not confirm which actors had already been signed for J.J. Abrams’s production, plenty have been linked with the seventh “Star Wars” film. Adam Driver (“Girls”) and Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Is David Beckham launching a clothing line?

Is David Beckham launching a clothing line?

(Relaxnews) – The global sports and fashion star is rumored to be working on his own fashion label. Beckham is one of the most bankable global names in the men’s fashion and sports scenes. Now, according to rumors picked up by WWD, the 38-year-old is eyeing up a deal for his own casual sportswear fashion line. […]

Winning Treats to Please Kids and Adults this Easter

Winning Treats to Please Kids and Adults this Easter

(Family Features) When you think of Easter goodies there’s a good chance the flavorful jelly bean comes to mind – a big hit with kids young and old. But, because flavor preferences change with age, it stands to reason that not all Easter gifts are created equal. So, how do you navigate the taste bud […]

06.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Easter, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
James Franco directs for Gucci

James Franco directs for Gucci

(Relaxnews) – The multitalented actor, director, writer and published poet has directed a new ad for the Italian luxury label, showing off the company’s latest sunglasses for Spring-Summer 2014. The video, which was teased last week, was unveiled by Gucci Monday. It’s not the first time the actor has linked up with the brand. Franco is currently […]

06.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
US urges ASEAN armies to prepare for more natural disasters

US urges ASEAN armies to prepare for more natural disasters

By Dan De Luce HONOLULU (AFP) – US officials on Wednesday offered to help ASEAN countries prepare for the devastating effects of climate change, urging stronger cooperation among armies and emergency agencies. Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel and other top officials discussed the danger posed by rising global temperatures with ASEAN defense ministers in Honolulu, home […]

06.04.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Captain America fights way to top of North American box office

Captain America fights way to top of North American box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” conquered the North American box office in its debut weekend, becoming the top-earning movie so far this year, industry estimates showed on Sunday. The superhero saga from Disney’s Marvel Studios, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, pulled in a hefty $96.2 million, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations […]

06.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Los Angeles, CA –  In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan (A Day of Valor), the Filipino Veterans Foundation will present Bataan Legacy on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015. Admission to the Program is Free.  Doors will open at 10:00 AM.  A reception will […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Top family-friendly attractions in the US 2014

Top family-friendly attractions in the US 2014

(Relaxnews) – Parents planning their summer vacation this year may want to consult a new ranking of the top kid-friendly attractions as voted by families across the US. According to 2,000 readers of FamilyFun magazine, the top historic site in the US, for instance, is Mount Rushmore, while the top national park for families is […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Moustache to set up breathing installation ‘Half Decade Beast’ at Milan Design Week

Moustache to set up breathing installation ‘Half Decade Beast’ at Milan Design Week

(Relaxnews) – Contemporary French furniture studio Moustache is celebrating its fifth birthday with a living ‘breathing’ installation at this year’s Milan Design Week. The “Half Decade Beast” exhibition will feature 10 new projects by designers including Bertjan Pot, Scholten & Baijings, Formafantasma, Raw-Edges, Constance Guisset and Dimitri Bähler. Lacquered chairs, moustache lamps and iridescent vases will all […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Love, sex and football: a Brazilian extravaganza awaits

Love, sex and football: a Brazilian extravaganza awaits

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – Calling all football lovers…and lovers. June 12, Brazil. Put it in your diary. The date isn’t just the big kick-off as Brazil get the World Cup underway against Croatia; it’s also Lovers’ Day in the host nation. The coincidence of dates heralds a boon for entrepreneurs plying their wares in Brazil’s expanding […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Panini presents official 2014 World Cup sticker album

Panini presents official 2014 World Cup sticker album

(Relaxnews) – In contrast to the American tradition of baseball card collecting, hardly as popular as it once was, the international pastime of soccer sticker collecting is still alive and well, particularly in the lead up to the World Cup. Panini, the world’s largest publisher of collectibles, has now announced the event’s official licensed album […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Panic in the kitchen: UK digests new fruit and veg advice

Panic in the kitchen: UK digests new fruit and veg advice

(LONDON-AFP) – It was with a heavy heart, and some panic, that Britons digested new advice this week that their struggle to eat enough fruit and vegetables had just got harder. Over the past decade, Britain has absorbed if not adopted the idea of five a day, the target endorsed by the state-run National Health […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
North Korea opens up marathon race to foreigners

North Korea opens up marathon race to foreigners

(Relaxnews) – For the first time in its 27-year history, the world’s most hermetically sealed country will allow foreigners to hit the pavement in North Korea’s annual marathon race. About 200 foreigners have signed up to run alongside likeminded North Korean runners April 13 at the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon in Pyongyang, reports Associated Press, where […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
New York’s Tavern on the Green to re-open this month

New York’s Tavern on the Green to re-open this month

(Relaxnews) – After facing an uncertain future, a team of restaurateurs have breathed new life into the iconic Central Park restaurant and landmark Tavern on the Green, which will reopen to the public this month. When the restaurant closed in 2009, tourists and New Yorkers alike bemoaned the loss of the historic ‘fairyland oasis’ of […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Mysterious prehistoric reptiles fly into NY

Mysterious prehistoric reptiles fly into NY

(NEW YORK-AFP) – An international exhibition in New York explores the fascinating world of prehistoric flying reptiles, the pterosaurs who ruled the skies when dinosaurs ruled the earth millions of years ago. “Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs,” opens on Saturday and runs until January 2015 at the American Museum of Natural History, co-curated […]

04.04.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Land of the diligent: two-thirds of Americans work while on vacation

Land of the diligent: two-thirds of Americans work while on vacation

(Relaxnews) – Conscientious Americans are leaving almost half of their paid vacation allowance unused, and two in three say they work while on vacation, according to a new report. A survey by the careers website Glassdoor published this week revealed that the average American employee has taken advantage of just 51 percent of his or her paid […]

04.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·