Kim tells press: We don’t owe you our personal lives

Kim tells press: We don’t owe you our personal lives

“We don’t owe you any of our personal lives.” This was Kim Chiu’s sharp statement after being cornered about whether she and onscreen partner Xian Lim are a couple behind the camera. The 23-year-old actress was speaking during a press conference held Tuesday for “Bride for Rent,” her second film with Lim in a lead […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Eva Herzigova and Bianca Balti go Sicilian for Dolce & Gabbana

Eva Herzigova and Bianca Balti go Sicilian for Dolce & Gabbana

(Relaxnews) – The Italian fashion house has placed the two supermodels at the heart of its Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Like many Dolce & Gabbana campaigns, the latest one pays homage to Sicily, embodying the exuberance, gastronomy and local color of the Mediterranean’s largest island and playing with stereotypes for a tongue-in-cheek tone. With their slender […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment ·
US cable TV’s HBO announces end of ‘Boardwalk’

US cable TV’s HBO announces end of ‘Boardwalk’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – US premium cable TV provider HBO announced Thursday that the next season of award-winning prohibition-era show “Boardwalk Empire” will be its last. “The final call for drinks on the Boardwalk comes this fall,” program makers announced on the Twitter feed of the show, starring Steve Buscemi as a politician-gangster in charge of […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Dior dedicates new makeup line to Marie-Antoinette’s private chateau

Dior dedicates new makeup line to Marie-Antoinette’s private chateau

(Relaxnews) – After drawing inspiration from Versailles and its gold-leafed interiors for its holiday collection, the French brand has turned to a more intimate and feminine royal home, Marie-Antoinette’s Petit Trianon, for its spring makeup line. Blossoming flowers, soft springtime shades and feminine bow motifs set the tone for the new Dior Spring 2014 makeup […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Online, Videos ·
New images of Nicole Kidman for Jimmy Choo

New images of Nicole Kidman for Jimmy Choo

(Relaxnews) – The Australian actress returns for the luxury shoe and accessories brand’s Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman is starring in her third campaign forJimmy Choo. Inspired by ‘Nature Unleashed,’ the sensual and glamorous Spring-Summer 2014 advertising campaign was shot by Norwegian photographer Sølve Sundsbø. “I really enjoyed working with Sølve,” said Nicole, […]

Brazil airlines want 1,500 more flights for World Cup

Brazil airlines want 1,500 more flights for World Cup

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – Brazilian airlines, including heavyweights TAM and Gol, have asked the country’s aviation authorities to allow some 1,500 additional flights to meet demand during the World Cup, officials said on Wednesday. A statement from the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) said the airlines’ requests were being considered and “will be approved based […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
First road to Canada’s Arctic coast breaks ground

First road to Canada’s Arctic coast breaks ground

(OTTAWA-AFP) – Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially broke ground Wednesday on the US$185 million first all-season highway to Canada’s Arctic coast, which it is hoped will open up resource development in the far north. The extension of the Dempster Highway is to connect Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk, a hamlet on the Arctic coast currently accessible only […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Frozen Paris is the theme of new ice hotel suite

Frozen Paris is the theme of new ice hotel suite

(Relaxnews) – The romance of Paris and the wilderness of the Arctic Circle might seem worlds away from one another, but they have been brought together thanks to a new suite at the Icehotel in Sweden. Created by French design duo Les Ateliers de Germaine, ‘Up There’ features the skyline of Montmartre carved into its icy […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Introducing the smart bed

Introducing the smart bed

(Relaxnews) – Sleep tracking is a hot trend for quantified-self devotees, but if you can’t be bothered with gadgets and wristbands, try the x12 smart bed. “All you have to do is sleep,” the company says. Maker of the popular Sleep Number beds, Select Comfort unveiled its new tricked-out bed at this week’s Consumer Electronics […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
One way to boost your health? Fix your slow computer: survey

One way to boost your health? Fix your slow computer: survey

(Relaxnews) – A new survey finds that on average, Americans spend two hours a week waiting on their slow computers, which leaves people drained, stressed, and less likely to engage in a healthy lifestyle, researchers said. If you’ve been using a slow computer for the past year, you may have wasted more than an entire […]

Apple sets the date for its Asia Red Friday sale

Apple sets the date for its Asia Red Friday sale

(Relaxnews) – The annual event designed to celebrate the Lunar New Year will take place on January 10. On that date, and for one day only, the Apple website and official Apple Stores in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand are expected to offer generously discounted Macs, iPods, iPads and accessories. Expect quantities […]

Rolls-Royce announces limited-edition Ghost

Rolls-Royce announces limited-edition Ghost

(Relaxnews) – The Ghost V-Specification boasts greater power and will only be available for customers to commission for the next six months. The company’s chief executive, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, says that the idea behind the limited edition is to celebrate “one of Ghost’s defining characteristics: the exquisite 6.6-liter Rolls-Royce V12 engine.” As such the car, which […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Marriott opens America’s tallest hotel in New York

Marriott opens America’s tallest hotel in New York

(Relaxnews) – The hotel chain has just opened the “tallest single-use hotel in North America,” which occupies a 68-storey building in the heart of Manhattan. Located on Broadway, in close proximity to Central Park and Times Square, the glass skyscraper designed by New York architect Nobutaka Ashihara actually includes two hotels: the Courtyard by Marriott, […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Bullock, Timberlake top winners at People’s Choice awards

Bullock, Timberlake top winners at People’s Choice awards

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Gravity” star Sandra Bullock, chart-topping singer Justin Timberlake and blockbuster “Iron Man 3″ were the biggest winners at the public-voted People’s Choice awards show Wednesday. On the small screen, hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” and drama “The Good Wife” were among the top winners, while actors earning prizes included Chris Colfer, […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Adele’s ’21′ passes 3 million US digital sales

Adele’s ’21′ passes 3 million US digital sales

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The album “21″ by British singer Adele has become the first to pass three million digital sales in the United States, the leading online tracking company Nielsen said Wednesday. Three years after its release, the album, Adele’s second record, continues to have robust sales and so far has shifted 26 million copies […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Penelope Cruz stars in latest Loewe campaign

Penelope Cruz stars in latest Loewe campaign

(Relaxnews) – A brand ambassador for the luxury ready-to-wear label since 2012, the Spanish actress poses once again in the Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. It doesn’t take much to make Penelope Cruz look sexy and glamorous. Dressed in a simple trench coat, her hair slightly damp, the gorgeous brunette is simply stunning. One image from the […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Dane DeHaan shot by Annie Leibovitz for Prada

Dane DeHaan shot by Annie Leibovitz for Prada

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has revealed its Spring-Summer 2014 menswear campaign. Up-and-coming young actor Dane DeHaan was photographed by famed portraitist Annie Leibovitz for the latest Pradamenswear advertising. DeHaan’s name is gaining fame as he recently starred alongside Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling in the 2013 hit “The Place Beyond the Pines” as well as […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Miss Tourism 2013/2014 visits PHL Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, joins Embassy’s first flag ceremony for 2014

Miss Tourism 2013/2014 visits PHL Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, joins Embassy’s first flag ceremony for 2014

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur’s first flag-raising ceremony for the year was made extra-special, as Miss Tourism International 2013/2014 Angeli Dione Gomez was present with Embassy officers and staff, and members of the Filipino community. Accompanying her is D’Touch International Liaison Director Irene Liong.  The company is the organizer of the Miss Tourism International […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PAGASA to use old list of cyclone names for 2014

PAGASA to use old list of cyclone names for 2014

MANILA (Mabuhay) — State weather forecasters are using a new old list of names for the cyclones that will enter the Philippine area of responsibility in 2014. While the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s 2014 list is different from that of last year, it has the same names as those in 2010. The […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Filipino films make waves in Palm Springs International Film Festival

Filipino films make waves in Palm Springs International Film Festival

By Fe P. Koons Palm Springs, CA – Three very moving Filipino films attracted audiences in the Palm Springs International Film Festival last weekend Jan. 3-5 at the Regal Cinema. Iloilo which garnered the Cannes D’Oro award for first time filmmakers at the Cannes packed the theater. Anthony Chen, director of the film revealed how […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·