Palace: Govt a step closer to acquiring Korean jet fighters

Palace: Govt a step closer to acquiring Korean jet fighters

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is one step closer to beefing up its air defense capability following Malacañang’s approval of the payment mode for them, a Palace official said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Palace’s approval usually means President Benigno Aquino III’s questions about the transaction had been addressed. “Usually po ‘pag […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Chairman Royce Visits Typhoon-ravaged Tacloban Area

Chairman Royce Visits Typhoon-ravaged Tacloban Area

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited and assured continued U.S. humanitarian support for the people of Tacloban, the Philippine city devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) on Nov. 8.  This is Chairman Royce’s second visit to the Philippines in the past year.  He is leading […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Strawberries lower cholesterol, new study suggests

Strawberries lower cholesterol, new study suggests

(Relaxnews) – Berries are among the healthiest fruits a person can consume, with a small new study adding to the strawberry’s long list of benefits. Recently a group of volunteers ate half a kilo of strawberries a day for a month to determine whether the berry “altered their blood parameters in any way.” Significantly lower […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Taco Bell enters breakfast turf with waffle taco

Taco Bell enters breakfast turf with waffle taco

(Relaxnews) – Fast food joints Taco Bell and McDonald’s are hoping to snag more customers for the most important meal of the day — and the fastest growing industry segment — by offering up new breakfast items like a waffle taco and expanding their hours. Earlier this week, Taco Bell released details of its newest […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Sneak peek: ále by Alessandra

Sneak peek: ále by Alessandra

(Relaxnews) – The Brazilian supermodel has shown off her new fashion line, which will be appearing in stores next month. The ále by Alessandra brand announced the collection launch date last night on its Facebook page with some sneak peeks of the floaty beach-to-bar inspired line. The collection will appear online at Planet Blue and in the company’s stores […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online ·
Beyoncé wears custom Versace on tour

Beyoncé wears custom Versace on tour

(Relaxnews) – The superstar singer has cool new looks from Italian brand Versace for her ’Mrs. Carter World Tour’. Currently in the United Kingdom on the European leg of ‘The Mrs. Carter World Tour’, Beyoncé is opening and closing the show in custom-made Atelier Versace. In Glasgow she started proceedings in a white and silver halter-top mini-dress which […]

Chanel presents three shimmery Chance body products

Chanel presents three shimmery Chance body products

(Relaxnews) – As spring approaches, the French design house is bringing its Chance fragrance collection back into the limelight with three new body products, arriving in stores April 30. In the realm of cosmetics and perfume, the Spring-Summer season is synonymous with renewal, and Chanel is no exception to the rule. The famous fashion and […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
YSL fragrance inspired by precious Middle Eastern essences

YSL fragrance inspired by precious Middle Eastern essences

(Relaxnews) – While the trend seems to be winding down compared to last year, scents traditionally associated with the Middle East still continue to inspire European perfume houses. This season, Yves Saint Laurent is introducing Splendid Wood, the latest edition to the Oriental Collection, now composed of four fragrances. According to the luxury brand, the […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Green Day preparing 18-track Record Store Day release

Green Day preparing 18-track Record Store Day release

(Relaxnews) – Green Day is to honor Record Store Day on April 19 with the release of 18 demo tracks in multiple formats. The band announced the news via Facebook: “We are releasing 18 demos, including an unreleased track, from the Uno, Dos and Tres sessions, exclusively for @recordstoreday. It will come out on colored #vinyl, […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Is this the world’s fastest road car?

Is this the world’s fastest road car?

(Relaxnews) – A Hennessey Venom GT has managed to hit a barely believable 270.49mph (436km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center. The world record is currently held by the Bugatti Veyron, which set its  — until now unbeaten — top speed of 269.86mph (435km/h) back in 2010. However, since Hennessey first started building the Venom GT, […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Disney launches cloud film service for mobile devices

Disney launches cloud film service for mobile devices

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday the launch of a service allowing users of iPads and iPhones to access hundreds of movies via the Internet cloud. “Disney Movies Anywhere” is being offering as an app for Apple devices which “enables consumers to discover, purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Giada De Laurentiis restaurant in Las Vegas to open in May

Giada De Laurentiis restaurant in Las Vegas to open in May

(Relaxnews) – More details have emerged on one of the most buzzed-about hotels to open on the Las Vegas strip, which will be headlined by celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis. After months of anticipation, boutique hotel The Cromwell is now taking reservations for stays beginning on May 21. Parisian-inspired, ornate black railings snake through the hotel while […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
YSL intros light and airy version of Paris fragrance

YSL intros light and airy version of Paris fragrance

(Relaxnews) – As spring approaches, the French luxury brand has introduced a particularly cheerful variation on Paris, the iconic fragrance created by Sophia Grojsman in 1983. The new limited edition perfume will be available from March 3. Yves Saint Laurent invited expert nose Dominique Ropion to revisit the original fragrance, based on the intoxicating scents […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Disney seeks to crown revival with ‘Frozen’ Oscar gold

Disney seeks to crown revival with ‘Frozen’ Oscar gold

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A critical and commercial success, “Frozen” marks a second renaissance for Walt Disney’s legendary film studio — and is widely tipped to win its first ever Oscar for best animated feature next weekend. The movie, which has made nearly $1 billion, is the culmination of a revival driven by fierce competition and […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Heroes’ to rise from its ashes in 2015

‘Heroes’ to rise from its ashes in 2015

(Relaxnews) – NBC plans to revive its superhero drama through a miniseries titled “Heroes Reborn” and scheduled to air next year. Rumored since last spring, the return of “Heroes” is now official. NBC confirmed the news through a 20-second teaser that reveals only a few meager plot details. Tim Kring will return to direct the […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Bradley Cooper to play mob informant in ‘American Blood’

Bradley Cooper to play mob informant in ‘American Blood’

(Relaxnews) – Shipped off to New Mexico as part of a witness protection program but with his safety put into jeopardy as a new case starts to unravel, potential franchise star and NYPD officer Marshall Grade is to be played by Bradley Cooper. The film is based on the fourth novel by New Zealand author […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
What the stars will be eating on Oscar night

What the stars will be eating on Oscar night

(Relaxnews) – On the glitziest night of the year, those celebrities who do deign to eat will sip shots of carrot orange gazpacho and nibble on crispy lobster dumplings and popcorn-topped panna cotta. Those are among some of the 50 dishes that will be on offer Oscar night from the chef known as the caterer […]

The secret lives of architects: new exhibition announced for Milan design fair

The secret lives of architects: new exhibition announced for Milan design fair

(Relaxnews) – Where do the top architects live? It’s an intriguing question, and one which visitors to this year’s Milan Design Fair Salone del Mobile will also be able to explore, thanks to a new exhibition opening this April. ‘Where Architects Live’, which will run alongside the main design fair, will focus on the personal domestic spaces […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Eli Roth returns with horror movie ‘Knock Knock’

Eli Roth returns with horror movie ‘Knock Knock’

(Relaxnews) – The director of “Cabin Fever” and “Hostel” is back with “Knock Knock,” in which a married man becomes the plaything of two evil youths. Written with Nicolas Lopez and Guillermo Amoedo, who worked with Roth on the script for 2012′s “Aftershock,” the movie is expected to begin shooting in April. With a relatively […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Edible Masterpiece competition proves design is a piece of cake

Edible Masterpiece competition proves design is a piece of cake

(Relaxnews) – Would you eat a Damien Hirst masterpiece? The UK creative charity Art Fund is challenging the public to recreate art and design classics through the medium of food, in a new initiative called Edible Masterpieces launched this week. The challenge is to create a theoretically edible work of art inspired by a cultural icon, famous painting or […]

25.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·