Skoda offers sneak peek of its future vision

Skoda offers sneak peek of its future vision

(Relaxnews) – The Vision C concept, which will make its official debut in Geneva, offers an exciting glimpse of Skodas to come. It’s been a long time since Skoda was the butt of every single joke about unreliable motoring or badly built and designed cars. Since the company’s takeover by Volkswagen, it has totally reversed […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Louis Vuitton’s tailor-made luggage for the new BMW i8

Louis Vuitton’s tailor-made luggage for the new BMW i8

(Relaxnews) – A discreetly styled collection mimics the hybrid sportscar’s aesthetics and is designed to fit perfectly within its interior. Comprising two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag, each item has a carbon black finish, dyed, natural leather handles and comes complete with Louis Vuitton’s unmistakable checkered Damier pattern. And while each […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Could this finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year? Twenty years after his first Oscar nomination, the 39-year-old actor is hoping that he may at last win one of Hollywood’s most prized statuettes come Sunday night. Matthew McConaughey has long been the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in “Dallas Buyers […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kate Beckinsale to join ex-Pythons in sci-fi comedy

Kate Beckinsale to join ex-Pythons in sci-fi comedy

(Relaxnews) – British actress Kate Beckinsale will make Simon Pegg fall for her in science-fiction comedy “Absolutely Anything.” She’ll cast her spell on Neil, an eccentric schoolteacher (Simon Pegg) who finds himself with superpowers thanks to aliens watching him from space. Monty Python members John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Michelle Obama calls for nutrition label changes

Michelle Obama calls for nutrition label changes

(AFP) – In a country where obesity is rampant, the US government on Thursday aimed to make healthy choices easier for consumers by proposing a series of changes to nutrition labels. If approved, the fine print would display calorie count more prominently, include more realistic descriptions of what amounts to a serving, and add a […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

Pechanga Resort & Casino has always been an Asian friendly destination with a great Asian host team and many Asian concerts for guests of different ethnicities. Now, Pechanga is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major production show for the first time ever since appearing on television. […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

Mobile world prods tablets to get off the sofa

(BARCELONA-AFP) – Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch. Four years after their launch, tablets remain overwhelmingly stuck at home and connected by wifi, frustrating mobile operators who are deprived of a potential […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD Student Inspires First District-wide LAUSD Arts Fest LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is pleased to announce its first LAUSD Arts Fest 2014, a two-week festival celebrating the arts, beginning Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, March 15, 2014. In honor of Arts Education Month, the District will showcase student art […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Diet Coke launches frozen product with 7-Eleven

Diet Coke launches frozen product with 7-Eleven

(Relaxnews) – Diet Coke, billed as the second most popular beverage in the US, has launched its first frozen product in the brand’s 31-year-history, with a cherry flavor-spiked frosted drink. The beverage behemoth announced a partnership with 7-Eleven that will see Diet Coke Frost Cherry slushies at the convenience stores’ Slurpee pumps, alongside the popular […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online ·
Lamborghini to get personal at Geneva

Lamborghini to get personal at Geneva

(Relaxnews) – The Italian supercar company is using the upcoming Geneva Motor Show to highlight its new improved Ad Personam customization and personalization and to launch a new ‘exclusive’ design studio dedicated to helping the most discerning of clients create their ultimate dream car. It looks as if one of the stand-out luxury automotive trends […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Crowdfunding platform set up to design world’s first ‘cotel’

Crowdfunding platform set up to design world’s first ‘cotel’

(Relaxnews) – The Prodigy Design Lab, being billed as the first crowdsourcing platform dedicated to architecture, interiors, and urban planning, launched in New York this week with a competition to design the world’s first ‘cotel’. Coined by The Prodigy Network, the term refers to a ‘collaborative hotel’, where the modern business traveler can network and share […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Photos ·
CBS orders pilot for Matthew Perry’s ‘Odd Couple’

CBS orders pilot for Matthew Perry’s ‘Odd Couple’

(Relaxnews) – The network is moving forward with a new reboot of the classic comedy series aired on ABC in the 70s. Now in the pilot stage, the project will mark the “Friends” star’s return to TV if it makes it to series. The new adaptation of the series, which was inspired by the Neil […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Amanda Seyfried next ‘Ted’ leading lady

Amanda Seyfried next ‘Ted’ leading lady

(Relaxnews) – “Les Miserables” and “Mean Girls” star Amanda Seyfried is to feature opposite Mark Wahlberg in Seth MacFarlane’s naughty bear sequel “Ted 2.” Wahlberg returns as John, with MacFarlane to reprise his role as living plushie Ted, though Mila Kunis is not expected to feature prominently, “if at all,” according to Deadline. Kunis had […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player

Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player

LOS ANGELES  (AFP) – Jason Collins took another trailblazing step as the first openly gay man in a major US pro sports league Sunday when he took the court for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. Hours after the Nets inked Collins to a 10-day contract, he came in as a substitute in the second quarter of […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Oyo confirms Kristine’s pregnancy

Oyo confirms Kristine’s pregnancy

Actress Kristine Hermosa is pregnant with her second child. Oyo Sotto, Hermosa’s husband, confirmed the good news in his Instagram account. Sotto said Hermosa, one of the most beautiful actresses of her generation, is now 6 weeks pregnant. He posted a photo of Hermosa’s ultrasound with the caption: “Thank you Lord for this wonderful blessing! […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Prominent Fil-Am Businesswoman/Philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewisa appointed to MPI Board of Trustees

Prominent Fil-Am Businesswoman/Philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewisa appointed to MPI Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON — Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), announced today that Loida Nicolas Lewis, Chair and CEO of the investment firm TLC Beatrice, LLC, veteran non-profit leader and journalist Louis Freedberg and former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner James W. Ziglar have joined the Board of Trustees of MPI, […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office

ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office

To better serve the large Filipino community here in the Southland, ABS-CBS launched its new office opening at a press reception/conference in their new 2,000 sq. ft. offices at 225 West Broadway, Suite 135 in Glendale. They will have a personnel of eight people who will help in the marketing, administrative and processing of TFC subscriptions, remittance and cargo. The Glendale office […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Local News, Services ·
Obama throws support behind Dalai Lama, Tibet rights

Obama throws support behind Dalai Lama, Tibet rights

By Shaun Tandon and Stephen Collinson WASHINGTON  (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Friday offered his “strong support” for the protection of Tibetans’ human rights in China as he defied protests from Beijing to meet the Dalai Lama. With China warning that the meeting would derail ties between the world’s two largest economies, Obama […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Dennis Trillo remains a Kapuso

Dennis Trillo remains a Kapuso

ACTOR Dennis Trillo stays a Kapuso after he signed a new three-year network deal with GMA-7. The contract signing was held at the Executive Lounge of GMA Network and was attended by Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon, President Gilberto Duavit, Entertainment head Lilybeth Resonable, Drama Productions head Redgie Magno, Dennis himself and manager Popoy Caritativo. […]

26.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
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 ·