Madonna launches skincare line in Japan

Madonna launches skincare line in Japan

(Relaxnews) – The pop star has launched a range of products under the label MDNA Skin. Created in collaboration with Japanese beauty company MTG, the line will be exclusively available at a pop-up store in the Ba-tsu Art Gallery in Shibuya, which will open from February 13 to 23 and will also contain visual projections, testing areas […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Don’t blow it on Valentine’s Day, tie down your mylar balloons

Don’t blow it on Valentine’s Day, tie down your mylar balloons

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Valentine’s Day is a day full of sweet sentiments, but Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds customers of a situation that can turn things sour fast: floating Mylar balloons. Helium-filled Mylar balloons, often given as Valentine’s gifts, can float into power lines and cause power outages or even downed power lines. The resulting outages can last from […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Olympics: Love in air for soulmates on Sochi slopes

Olympics: Love in air for soulmates on Sochi slopes

(SOCHI-AFP) – Love is in the air at the Winter Olympics, where the balmy weather at the sub-tropical showpiece is not the only thing that’s getting hotter. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, wedding plans are being made and hints of love affairs denied. There’s even a phone app available to help track down your […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Holidays, Sports & Recreation, Valentine's Day ·
Cara Delevingne & Mulberry collaborate on presentation

Cara Delevingne & Mulberry collaborate on presentation

(Relaxnews) – The model is reportedly set to be the main event at the London-based brand’s upcoming Fall-Winter presentation. Mulberry, still without a creative director since the departure of Emma Hill after the brand’s Spring-Summer 2014 collection in September, announced that it would be dropping out of its usual runway slot at London Fashion Week. […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Online, Videos ·
Pharrell Williams curates ‘This Is Not A Toy’ at Toronto design museum

Pharrell Williams curates ‘This Is Not A Toy’ at Toronto design museum

(Relaxnews) - Pharrell Williams‘s latest foray into the design industry has proven to be a hit in Toronto, where the music and fashion mogul’s curated exhibition “This Is Not A Toy” has opened at the city’s Design Exchange (DX) museum. The Grammy Award winner’s first major museum curation, the show explores the conceptual toy as a fine art […]

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

(Relaxnews) – Valentine’s Day isn’t just a greeting card or chocolate holiday. It’s also an occasion for the fast food industry to capitalize on the very edible holiday by turning their foods into the shape of a heart or offering their restaurants as wedding hall venues for couples on a low —  very low — […]

Shanghai surprise for lovers desperately seeking film tickets

Shanghai surprise for lovers desperately seeking film tickets

(BEIJING-AFP) – Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day at one Chinese cinema will be out of luck this Friday, thwarted by singles who bought up all the odd-numbered seats. According to the Shanghai Morning Post, a group of Internet users reserved every other seat at a Valentine’s night showing of “Beijing Love Story” […]

Trailer: Paul Walker infiltrates urban jungle in ‘Brick Mansions’

Trailer: Paul Walker infiltrates urban jungle in ‘Brick Mansions’

(Relaxnews) – Paris becomes Detroit in the remake of Luc Besson’s “District B13,” with “Brick Mansions” expected out in April. Real-world parkour champ and “District B13″ co-star David Belle returns, as does Besson in a scriptwriting capacity, though it’s Olivier Megaton’s film editor of choice, Camille Delamarre, who’s on directorial duties this time out. An […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Daredevils scale world’s second tallest building in China

Daredevils scale world’s second tallest building in China

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – A pair of daredevil climbers ascended to the top of the world’s second tallest building in China’s commercial hub Shanghai, posting a stomach-turning video which has received more than a million views. The duo, who identified themselves as Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov, said they scaled the Shanghai Tower, which will reach over […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Online, Videos ·
Japan’s Love Hotels see business booming

Japan’s Love Hotels see business booming

(TOKYO-AFP) – From rooms kitted out like medical clinics where couples can play “doctors and nurses” to grottos where it is permanently Christmas, Japan’s “Love Hotels” cater to almost every taste, offering a few hours of reasonably-priced privacy in a crowded country. And with the kind of occupancy rates that most hotels can only dream […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Valentine's Day ·
Chris Pine is the new face of Armani Code

Chris Pine is the new face of Armani Code

(Relaxnews) – The “Star Trek” actor has been snapped up as the latest face of the Armani Code fragrance. Chris Pine will appear in a new advertising campaign for the scent set to appear this spring. In fact, the actor was picked out by the designer himself: “Chris perfectly embodies the brand’s spirit with his […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
U2 to play Mandela song at Oscars

U2 to play Mandela song at Oscars

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Irish rock veterans U2 will play their Oscar-nominated song “Ordinary Love” from the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” at this year’s Academy Awards, organizers announced Wednesday. The March 2 performance at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood will be the first time U2 has played the song live, said Craig Zadan and […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Chanel bringing upcoming Cruise show to Dubai

Chanel bringing upcoming Cruise show to Dubai

(Relaxnews) – Karl Lagerfeld is famed for selecting prestigious locations for Chanel’s annual Cruise presentations. This year, the French label’s creative director is heading to Dubai to show the new 2014-2015 Cruise collection. The collection will as usual be unveiled in-between the main fashion week seasons, on May 13. Details relating to the star-studded event’s […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
‘Tarzan’ reboot coming July 2016

‘Tarzan’ reboot coming July 2016

(Relaxnews) – The “Tarzan” reboot that’s been in development for two years has officially entered into pre-production, Warner Bros. announced on February 12. Warner Bros. also confirmed that Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz will star in this new movie based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s books, with David Yates (“Harry Potter”) […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
LG’s G Pro 2 sets the scene for a flagship phablet fight

LG’s G Pro 2 sets the scene for a flagship phablet fight

(Relaxnews) – LG’s latest oversized handset matches the best that Samsung has to offer and then ups the ante again. Announced Thursday ahead of the Mobile World Congress on February 24, the LG G Pro 2 is designed as much with its closest rival — the Samsung Galaxy Note III — in mind as it […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Ferrari raises the roof and the performance stakes with the California T

Ferrari raises the roof and the performance stakes with the California T

(Relaxnews) – The supercar maker is ramping up the power and turning on the style but also cutting fuel consumption for the second-generation California drop-top. Like the original California, launched back in 2008, the new model, which will be known as the California T when it rolls out to clients following its official Geneva Motor […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
US vows to defend Japan against China

US vows to defend Japan against China

By Shaun Tandon WASHINGTON  (AFP) – Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in Washington with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and reaffirmed […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Pilipino Cultural Night to be staged on March 22 at Lakewood High School

Pilipino Cultural Night to be staged on March 22 at Lakewood High School

Twenty seven years after it debuted as the Pilipino Cultural Night as a vehicle to create awareness, nurture and propagate the Philippine culture among high school students in Southern California, four  high schools of the ABC School District have banded together again to stage its 30th  edition on March 22, 6 p.m. at  Lakewood High […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Ruffa had fun working with John Lloyd anew

Ruffa had fun working with John Lloyd anew

Actress Ruffa Gutierrez admitted that it felt good that she finally had the chance to work with former boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz five years after they co-starred in the ABS-CBN series “I Love Betty La Fea.” Gutierrez appeared in Sunday’s episode of the sitcom “Home Sweetie Home,” where she played the role of Cristina, the […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Add spark to your relationship by going on a double date

Add spark to your relationship by going on a double date

(Relaxnews) – If you want to reignite the passion in your relationship this Valentine’s Day, skip the intimate, candle-light dinner for two and go on a double date. That’s the conclusion out of a new US study, which found that striking a friendship with another couple can help people view their partners and their relationship […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·