Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

Watch: Natalie Portman in a floral ode to Dior

(Relaxnews) – The French brand has revealed a behind-the-scenes video for the campaign of its new springtime fragrance, Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet, a softer version of Dior’s iconic fragrance. Moving between black and white footage and color scenes, the campaign shot by Sofia Coppola puts the emphasis on signature Dior themes, as well as the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

The Rekindle Candle that (almost) never burns out

(Relaxnews) – Sustainable design is one of the hottest interiors trends right now, but while you might be used to the idea of reupholstering vintage chairs, you may not have considered recycling your… candles. Luckily British artist and designer Benjamin Shine has made it easy to do so, thanks to his witty and stylish creation the Rekindle […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

Vitamin C linked to reduced stroke risk

(Relaxnews) – A small study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology indicated that risk of hemorrhagic stroke is lower among people with normal vitamin C blood levels compared to those with low or deficient levels. While hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke, it is the deadlier of the […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

Ubisoft videogame hero “Rayman” hits new game consoles

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Ubisoft’s captivatingly colorful Rayman videogame hero hit new-generation consoles on Tuesday. “Rayman Legends” for play on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One videogame consoles is the latest installment of the popular franchise where “rabbids” debuted as zany adversaries that grew so popular they were spun into a separate series. Ubisoft customized unlockable characters […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games ·
Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio

(LONDON-AFP) – Fabled British film studios Pinewood, the home of the James Bond and Harry Potter films, is to set up a new base in Wales, the country’s First Minister announced Monday. Carwyn Jones and Pinewood Shepperton chief executive Ivan Dunleavy revealed that the satellite studio will be located in the capital Cardiff. They hope […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

Ryan Reynolds, new face of L’Oréal Paris

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand announced on Tuesday that it has enlisted Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds to represent its L’Oréal Paris Men Expert range. Having worked as a model before he began acting, Reynolds follows Hugh Laurie and Patrick Dempsey as spokesmodel for Men Expert and will appear in a campaign shot by fashion photographer […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

Tom Ford pays tribute to Jay-Z with London dress

(LONDON-AFP) – US designer Tom Ford paid tribute to Jay-Z at his London Fashion Week show on Monday by including a sequinned version of the rapper’s TOM FORD 61 football jersey in his collection of evening wear. Amid an elegant, luxurious range of fur coats and velvet and cashmere dresses, Ford included two glittering shift […]

19.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Quantifying the quantified self: health devices leading the pack

Quantifying the quantified self: health devices leading the pack

(Relaxnews) – With all of the buzz being created by wearable technology, one company has decided to try to take all of the data and numbers surrounding the market and make sense of them, including compiling a list of every single device currently on sale that can be described as a wearable tech device. The […]

Singapore reports record 15.5 million visitors in 2013

Singapore reports record 15.5 million visitors in 2013

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Singapore welcomed a record 15.5 million visitors last year, up 7.2 percent from 2012, tourism authorities said Monday. Tourism revenues also hit a new high of Sg$23.5 billion ($18.7 billion), an increase of 1.6 percent over 2012, the Singapore Tourism Board said, citing preliminary estimates. Lacking the white-sand beaches and other natural wonders […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Enlisting in the military pays off

Enlisting in the military pays off

by : Jannelle So This is how the country you serve can serve you back: provide you with skills set that are useful in order to excel in your personal and professional life; put your through college with financial assistance; make excellent health care accessible to you and to your family; give you an edge […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

The Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Inc., (FAPCLA) (established 1978), Inc.  will sponsor a two-day Creative Writing Workshop on March 21-22nd, at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Histor4ic Filipino  Town, 153 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026.  This will provide an opportunity to present the seminar for writers, both from professional circles and […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Preview video: Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Preview video: Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

(Relaxnews) – Angelina’s third directorial role results in “Unbroken,” with cinematography by Roger Deakins and contributions to the script from the Coen brothers. Catching the flame of this month’s Olympic buzz is this first look at “Unbroken,” a Hollywood biopic about former athlete and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini, as the new […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

By Atty. Henry Moyal It almost seems that the Canadian government has nothing better to do than to constantly barrage the media and taxpayers with repeated attempts to change the landscape of immigration in this country. The current Conservative government has changed immigration rules more often than any other party in the past. A month […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Cara Delevingne creates bags for Mulberry

Cara Delevingne creates bags for Mulberry

(Relaxnews) – The model, who is the current face of the London-based luxury label, has designed a range of bags for Mulberry. The collection was revealed at the luxurious Claridges hotel in London on Sunday during the UK capital’s fashion week, with the event taking place instead of Mulberry’s usual runway show. The label, currently […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
US would ‘help’ PHL in South China Sea: Navy chief

US would ‘help’ PHL in South China Sea: Navy chief

MANILA  (AFP) – The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honor its mutual defense treaty with the Philippines amid a seething territorial conflict with China […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Toni on settling down: Hindi pa talaga sa ngayon

Toni on settling down: Hindi pa talaga sa ngayon

Television host-actress Toni Gonzaga has finally set the record straight regarding her rumored engagement to her boyfriend, director Paul Soriano. This after Soriano followed Gonzaga when the latter went to the United States during the holidays. In an interview with entertainment reporters at the sidelines of the press conference her upcoming movie “Starting Over Again,” […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

Witness protection on Tuason ‘tactical decision’ – De Lima

MANILA, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Monday branded as “tactical decision” the action of the Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation (DOJ-NBI) to place Ruby Tuason under the provisional coverage of the Witness Protection Program (WPP). De Lima believes that the testimony of Tuason is a big help to […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace seeks more support for ice skater Martinez’s future competitions

Palace seeks more support for ice skater Martinez’s future competitions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As it hailed his performance in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Malacañang on Saturday voiced hopes for more support for figure skater Michael Christian Martinez in his future competitions. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Martinez’s showing at the Olympics should attract many in the private sector to extend more support for […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
J.K. Rowling’s Galbraith sequel ‘The Silkworm’ due in June

J.K. Rowling’s Galbraith sequel ‘The Silkworm’ due in June

(Relaxnews) – The second Robert Galbraith novel, “The Silkworm,” has been set for June 24 in North America and June 19 in the United Kingdom. Again starring private eye Cormoran Strike, the second book puts the ex-military policeman on the trail of Owen Quine, a missing novelist. With his wife assuming that Quine’s merely looking […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars ·
How a spinach omelette can sharpen your reflexes

How a spinach omelette can sharpen your reflexes

(Relaxnews) – A nutrient found in spinach and eggs could help sharpen reflexes and therefore improve road safety. So says a team of researchers from Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam, who conducted a study on the impact of intake of tyrosine, a nutrient found in foods including spinach, eggs, cheese and soy. For […]

17.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Online ·