Aquino to promote PHL economic interests in meetings with Japanese business leaders in Tokyo visit

Aquino to promote PHL economic interests in meetings with Japanese business leaders in Tokyo visit

TOKYO, Japan (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III is expected to promote Philippine economic interests in Japan this week, through scheduled meetings with Japanese business groups and delegations during his visit here. President Aquino will lead a Philippine delegation to Tokyo to take part in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Japan Commemorative Summit […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Los Angeles – Members of the Wat Thai Los Angeles, the Venerable Abbot of the Thai Temple in North Hollywood and Hon. Consul General Jesda Katavetin of Thailand, called on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega to present a check donation for Typhoon Haiyan Relief thru the American Red Cross for $ 20,506. […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Astrology may lead to self-indulgent behavior, researchers say

Astrology may lead to self-indulgent behavior, researchers say

(Relaxnews) – Fans of astrology, take heed. A new study suggests that reading your daily horoscope could lead to impulsive or self-indulgent behavior. For those days when astrology readings were negative, people were more susceptible to temptation, researchers said. The study, announced Tuesday and published in the Journal of Consumer Research last month, revealed that believing in […]

The world’s largest bottle of blush champagne to be unveiled

The world’s largest bottle of blush champagne to be unveiled

(Relaxnews) – French champagne house Armand de Brignac has released what it is calling the world’s largest bottle of rosé bubbly that holds the equivalent of 40 regular 750 ml bottles. Weighing 45 kg (100 lbs) and standing more than 1.2 meters tall (4 feet), the colossal, 30-liter Midas bottle will be uncorked December 13 […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Louis Vuitton opens up in Courchevel for the ski season

Louis Vuitton opens up in Courchevel for the ski season

(Relaxnews) – On December 13, the luxury brand will open a pop-up store in the heart of the ultra-chic Courchevel ski resort in the French Alps. Skiers will have the option of taking a shopping break in a new Louis Vuitton boutique after a day on the slopes. The temporary boutique at Courchevel Village 1850, […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Yves Saint Laurent providing makeup for biopic on French couturier

Yves Saint Laurent providing makeup for biopic on French couturier

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics division of Yves Saint Laurent has designed the makeup looks featured in the forthcoming biographical film on the brand’s founder. Directed by French filmmaker Jalil Lespert, “Yves Saint Laurent” is slated to premiere in Paris on January 8, 2014. Only a few weeks remain before the debut of Jalil Lespert’s much-anticipated […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Behind the scenes of Riri Hearts MAC campaign with Rihanna

Behind the scenes of Riri Hearts MAC campaign with Rihanna

(Relaxnews) – The famous cosmetics brand has released a video on its latest collaboration with the Barbadian singer, whose creative partnership with M.A.C. began last February. The video shows Rihanna and M.A.C creative director James Gager on the set of the Riri Hearts M.A.C Holiday campaign. The two personalities share their thoughts on this latest […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Samsung launches exclusive Crystal Edition of its Galaxy SIV handset

Samsung launches exclusive Crystal Edition of its Galaxy SIV handset

(Relaxnews) – A Thai version of the company’s flagship smartphone is the latest Samsung handset to get a Swarovski makeover. Samsung’s new Galaxy SIV Crystal Edition adds a white faux leather rear casing embedded in Swarovski crystals to the signature smartphone. The device, which is exclusive to Thailand, costs 20,300 baht (that’s $630 or €460), […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Hyundai to debut Intrado fuel-cell concept in 2014

Hyundai to debut Intrado fuel-cell concept in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, opening March 6, Korean manufacturer Hyundai is placing the final touches on the Intrado, which it plans to unveil at the event. The new concept car is expected to stand out for its lightweight structure and next-generation fuel-cell system, which is streamlined compared to the current […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘World War Z’ sequel finds its director

‘World War Z’ sequel finds its director

(Relaxnews) – Juan Antonio Bayona will direct Brad Pitt in the follow-up to the extremely lucrative zombie movie, which grossed $540 million at the global box office. A few years after his 2012 film “The Impossible,” Juan Antonio Bayona will film Gerry Lane’s continued struggle in a world devastated by a zombie epidemic. According to […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race

Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Golden Globe organizers unveil nominations for their annual movie awards show Thursday, as Hollywood’s honors season gets into full swing with a bumper cast of hotly-tipped contenders. Historical drama “12 Years a Slave” got an early boost on the eve of the Globes nominations, topping the Screen Actors Guild (SAGs) nods Wednesday […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Jasmine praying, tweeting for film’s Oscars bid

Jasmine praying, tweeting for film’s Oscars bid

Young actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith is willing to do everything in her power to support the campaign of her movie, “Transit,” to the 68th Academy Awards. The Cinemalaya movie is the country’s entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2014 Oscars, which will be held on March 2. With over 70 countries hoping […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Apple’s seasonal goodwill coming to the US this year

Apple’s seasonal goodwill coming to the US this year

(Relaxnews) – For the first time ever, the company’s 12 Days of Gifts Christmas app will be available for American iPhone and iPad owners to download this year. The app, which gives its users a free electronic treat every day over the course of Christmas, is a mainstay of European app stores but until now […]

Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

(Relaxnews) – A  holiday video campaign from a no-frills Canadian carrier has gone viral for making the Christmas wishes of a plane full of unsuspecting flyers come true. Just a day after being uploaded on December 9, the heartwarming video from WestJet has received more than 1.2 million hits on YouTube for pulling off an impressive feat […]

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

(Relaxnews) – Christian Dior has released a new holiday beauty video celebrating the magic of this time of year. Set at “Versailles, the night before Christmas,” the latest beauty film from Christian Diorsees the French luxury brand showing off its Dior Holiday Collection, a collection of warm gold, frozen pearl and pink colors alongside some of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Online, Videos ·
How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – New York and Orlando have emerged as the top US destination for Americans this holiday season. According to a TripAdvisor poll of 14,000 respondents across the US, for the 45 percent who said they plan to hit the road or the skies this month, the most popular domestic destination was the Big Apple, […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online ·
American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

(Relaxnews) – The American Film Institute (AFI) has published its lists of the year’s top ten films — a key indicator ahead of the 2014 Oscars — and top ten TV series. The top ten list includes a number of features that have already had a successful run in cinemas and festivals, including “Gravity,” “Captain […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Cruise returns to ‘Jack Reacher’ for sequel

Tom Cruise returns to ‘Jack Reacher’ for sequel

(Relaxnews) – The 2012 movie will have a sequel, in which Tom Cruise will play the former military man once again, Deadline.com announces. The sequel to “Jack Reacher” will be based on a different novel by Lee Child, the author who created the character in 1997, beginning a book series that now includes 18 volumes. […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Mango plus-size collection on sale from January 2014

Mango plus-size collection on sale from January 2014

(Relaxnews) – Announced earlier this year, plans for a plus-size line from the Spanish ready-to-wear brand Mango have finally become a reality. The new line will go on sale on Mango’s online store from January 15, and in a selection of Mango boutiques from January 17. With this new women’s wear line, Mango says that […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Taking photographs may wreck your memory: study

Taking photographs may wreck your memory: study

(Relaxnews) – Snapping photos of every detail of your happiest moments could be wrecking your ability to remember them, a new study finds. “People so often whip out their cameras almost mindlessly to capture a moment, to the point that they are missing what is happening right in front of them,” says researcher Linda Henkel […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·