Samsung scores marketing home run with Obama selfie

Samsung scores marketing home run with Obama selfie

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Samsung celebrated a viral marketing coup Wednesday after a Boston Red Sox baseball star used one of its smartphones to snap a selfie at the White House with Barack Obama. Obama hosted the World Series champions Tuesday when first baseman and designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz grabbed a cheerful shot of himself […]

Canada’s in-demand list jumps to 43 occupations in days

Canada’s in-demand list jumps to 43 occupations in days

By Atty. Henry Moyal Those who are seeking to immigrate to Canada are getting a crash course in the way bureaucracy is run in Canada – at least on the Canada Immigration level. In the last article we discussed how fast the Saskatchewan program was filled. Before that, we discussed how the 5000 slots for […]

03.04.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Vivienne Westwood intros limited edition summer fragrance

Vivienne Westwood intros limited edition summer fragrance

(Relaxnews) – In keeping with tradition, the British brand has unveiled its annual limited edition summer fragrance, which is none other than the fourth variation on the iconic perfume Alice. Cheerfully titled Sunny Alice, the new perfume consists entirely of scents associated with the seaside, sunshine and sandy beaches. The pale yellow essence combines notes […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Fragrance flash: Bulgari’s Omnia India Garnet

Fragrance flash: Bulgari’s Omnia India Garnet

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury house has revealed a new fragrance. Look A campaign starring Lithuanian model Edita Vilkeviciute and a bottle featuring two interlocking metallic shapes Nose Created by Bulgari and fragrance legend Alberto Morillas, one of the perfumiers behind CK One Inspirations  The famed Indian mandarin garnet meets Hollywood technicolor Scent  Sicilian mandarin, […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
How to score free — or nearly free — ice cream this month

How to score free — or nearly free — ice cream this month

(Relaxnews) – Mark your calendars, ice cream lovers, because major brands will be competing for your taste buds this month. On April 8, Ben & Jerry’s will be hosting its 35th annual Free Cone Day at participating Scoop Shops around the world. The occasion will also be used to promote a trio of new flavors […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Brad Pitt headed for WW2 once again in romance

Brad Pitt headed for WW2 once again in romance

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood actor and producer is currently negotiating the starring role in a romance thriller set during World War II. According to Deadline.com, Brad Pitt is in talks to join this feature produced by GK Films and penned by British screenwriter Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises,” “Locke”). Producers are simultaneously seeking a high-profile director […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Emma Roberts falls for James Franco in ‘Palo Alto’

Trailer: Emma Roberts falls for James Franco in ‘Palo Alto’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for the teenage drama directed by Gia Coppola, Francis Ford’s granddaughter. The feature is based on James Franco’s semi-autobiographical book “Palo Alto: Stories.” After making the rounds at film festivals in late 2013 — including screenings in Venice, Telluride and Toronto — “Palo Alto” has made its […]

02.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
New global app lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world

New global app lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world

(Relaxnews) – Does the sight of a light bulb left on in an empty room leave you hopping mad? A new app which lets users ‘report’ energy waste around the world could be just the thing. ‘LightsOut‘ is an app which aims to create a global map of geographical examples of inefficient energy use by […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370; PM Razak to head to Perth

Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370; PM Razak to head to Perth

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysia’s civil aviation department said late Monday the last words spoken by one of pilots of missing Flight MH370 were “Good night Malaysian three seven zero”, and not the more casual “All right, good night” originally reported. The admission is likely to add to criticism of the Malaysian authorities’ handling of […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
US firm developing 2,000hp supercar

US firm developing 2,000hp supercar

(Relaxnews) – California-based Trion Supercars announced plans to build the Nemesis, an exceptional sports car designed to rival even the most impressive European models. If it makes it to production, the Nemesis will be powered by a twin turbo V8 engine with over 2,000hp, allowing the car to reach a top speed of over 435km/h […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Motoring ·
PHL signs military aircraft contracts for $528-M

PHL signs military aircraft contracts for $528-M

MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines on Friday signed agreements to buy $528 million worth of military aircraft from South Korea and Canada amid ongoing territorial disputes with China. “After more than four decades of stagnancy in its dream of improving its capability, our air force has found a promise of new life with the realization […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Samsung launching lighter, cheaper tablet range

Samsung launching lighter, cheaper tablet range

(Relaxnews) – The new Galaxy Tab 4 tablets range from 7 inches to 10.1 inches in screen size and are designed for mobility and affordability. The new range won’t come as a surprise to anyone with even a passing interest in technology news. Their existence has been leaked all over the net over the past week or […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

Eat more fresh fruit and veg, Britons told in health study

(LONDON-AFP) – Britons should eat seven portions of fresh fruit and vegetables a day, according to new research into healthy eating, published on Tuesday. The state-run National Health Service currently recommends each person eats five 80-gramme (three-ounce) helpings of fruit and vegetables daily. But researchers at University College London (UCL) found that eating seven portions […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Indie film ‘Jiseul’ wins Best Picture at Korea’s Wildflower Awards

Indie film ‘Jiseul’ wins Best Picture at Korea’s Wildflower Awards

(Relaxnews) – Sundance and Busan alumnus “Jisuel” scored top honors at the Wildflower Film Awards Korea, while tale of atonement “Fatal” took two accolades from the annual ceremony’s inaugural edition. Depicting historical events that took place upon South Korea’s isolated Jeju Island in 1948, “Jisuel” (or “지슬”) focuses on the fate of 60 villagers who […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Tender ‘Say I Love You’ trailer boasts One Direction soundtrack

Tender ‘Say I Love You’ trailer boasts One Direction soundtrack

(Relaxnews) – There’s a new trailer out for Japanese high school romance “Say ‘I Love You,’” based on a successful comic book series and now bound for live-action cinematic remake. Starring Haruna Kawaguchi as shy, distrustful loner Mei, and Sōta Fukushi as the confident, curious Yamaoto — one of her high school’s most popular students […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Cacharel’s Anaïs Anaïs turns 36 with a sweet variation

Cacharel’s Anaïs Anaïs turns 36 with a sweet variation

(Relaxnews) – Launched in 1978, Cacharel’s iconic perfume has been updated for a new generation of women. Anaïs Anaïs Premier Délice, a fresher, sweeter and more modern take on the original fragrance, will be available from April 1. With this new variation, the French brand hopes to appeal to women whose mothers wore the original […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

– California’s Longest-Continuing Arts Education Initiative Keeps Performing Arts Alive for Students Despite Budget Challenges in Schools – WHAT:   More than 3,100 fifth grade students (18,000 over three days) from throughout Los Angeles County will simultaneously perform a choreographed dance on The Music Center Plaza as part of The 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day Pageant launched

Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day Pageant launched

Carson, CA – The Philippine Independence Day Foundation (PIDF) launched March 24 the search for Miss and Queen (Gay) of Philippine Independence Day in the City of Carson. PIDF holds the pageant as a fundraiser for its projects as well as organizing the Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Veterans Park on June 7. The Independence Day event has […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
More evidence of Mediterranean diet’s heart-healthy benefits

More evidence of Mediterranean diet’s heart-healthy benefits

(Relaxnews) – The link between heart health and the Mediterranean diet has already been established, but a new, large-scale study provides additional evidence regarding this link, finding that eating a Mediterranean diet can lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two causes of inflammation in the body. The Mediterranean diet consists of plenty of […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
10 things you didn’t know about the Eiffel Tower on its 125th birthday

10 things you didn’t know about the Eiffel Tower on its 125th birthday

(Relaxnews) – It takes a lot of primping and priming to look good at 125 years old. Just ask the Eiffel Tower, arguably the most recognizable silhouette in the world, and marks the milestone March 31. When Gustave Eiffel built the latticed tower for the World Fair in 1889, it was supposed to be a […]

31.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·