KC finds Paulo Avelino boyfriend material

KC finds Paulo Avelino boyfriend material

Actress KC Concepcion refused to label her “relationship” with Paulo Avelino, stressing that the actor is just a “very good friend.” Concepcion said she admires Avelino for his passion as an actor and that’s what actually drew them closer. “Hinahangaan ko siya bilang aktor and since priority ko ngayon ‘yung work ko as an actress, […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
UNESCO adds new entries to ‘intangible heritage’ list

UNESCO adds new entries to ‘intangible heritage’ list

(BAKU-AFP) – Traditional Japanese washoku cooking methods, Korean kimchi-making, millennia-old Georgian wine-producing techniques and the Mediterranean diet were among 14 new entries added to UNESCO’s “intangible heritage” list. Envoys picked the new listings of traditional cultural activities worthy of preservation at a meeting in the Azerbaijani capital Baku, UNESCO said in a statement late Wednesday. […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Macy’s and Thalía to collaborate on clothing collection

Macy’s and Thalía to collaborate on clothing collection

(Relaxnews) – The US department store and the Mexican superstar have signed a deal for a multi-year clothing collection. Macy’s has teamed up with Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda, better known as Thalía, ‘the Queen of Latin pop’ (she has sold over 40 million records worldwide), for a new fashion collection. The Mexico City-born actor, recording artist, music producer, […]

Football: India to host 2017 Under-17 World Cup – FIFA

Football: India to host 2017 Under-17 World Cup – FIFA

(COSTA DO SAUIPE-AFP) – FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed Thursday that India will host the Under-17 World Cup in 2017. Eight venues have been shortlisted to be pared down to six — Goa, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Cochin, Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati. The news was greeted with elation among Indian officials “This is historic, this is […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
‘World’s most expensive’ Christmas wreath unveiled

‘World’s most expensive’ Christmas wreath unveiled

(Relaxnews) – A Christmas wreath featuring over 40 glittering diamonds and rubies was launched this week. Costing a cool $4,645,800 (€3,424,575), the 138.83 carat wreath is made to order and takes just under a week to create. The start of the piece is a 17.49 carat ruby, which is offset by a 3.03 carat yellow […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘Advent 2013, 25 Christmas apps’

Top iPhone apps: ‘Advent 2013, 25 Christmas apps’

(Relaxnews) – An advent calendar app makes the most of its seasonal opportunity and proves most popular in Europe and Canada, while QuizUp rises in the States over Thanksgiving week, and a new Candy Crush Saga update jolts Japan. Details of these and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week, by number […]

Trailer: Spider-Man faces multiple enemies in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

Trailer: Spider-Man faces multiple enemies in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

(Relaxnews) – Sony Pictures has presented the first trailer for the forthcoming sequel, in which the young superhero will measure his strength against some of his most formidable opponents. Among the most anticipated blockbusters of 2014, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ promises to be as packed with rooftop views, action and drama as the first movie […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Zagat survey reveals American dining trends and preferred eateries

Zagat survey reveals American dining trends and preferred eateries

(Relaxnews) – Italian food is the most popular cuisine across the US, diners in Colorado are the most generous tippers and New Yorkers cook the least. These are some of the conclusions out of a new Zagat survey that polled 8,000 Americans on their dining habits and also revealed a few interesting regional differences. According […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Nelson Mandela: his contributions to literature

Nelson Mandela: his contributions to literature

(Relaxnews) – Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95, created a rich legacy of written work, much of it biographical in nature, some leaning toward photographic record or even fictional anthology; all, of course, inspirational. Nelson Mandela: The Struggle Is My Life (1990) This first book now acts as a collection of Mandela’s […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Online ·
Ronaldo to open museum dedicated to himself

Ronaldo to open museum dedicated to himself

(LISBON-AFP) – Footballing legend Cristiano Ronaldo said Tuesday he is opening a museum dedicated to himself on the Portuguese island where he was born. The 28-year-old Real Madrid player will use the museum to showcase memorabilia from his hugely successful career, which began in the 1990s on the island of Madeira. Ronaldo said he would […]

Pacquiao hands money, Bibles to typhoon victims

Pacquiao hands money, Bibles to typhoon victims

GUIUAN  (AFP) – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao handed out Bibles, tinned food and cash Sunday to lift people’s spirits in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The former eight-title world champion toured the central island of Samar with his own aid caravan after spending the night Saturday in a tent city in the town […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New US Ambassador assures of continued support in ‘Yolanda’ rehab

New US Ambassador assures of continued support in ‘Yolanda’ rehab

MANILA (Mabuhay) – New United States Ambassador to the Philippines ,Philip S. Goldberg on Monday reassured the Philippines of his country’s continued support in efforts to recover from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan). Goldberg, who presented his credentials to President Benigno S. Aquino III, said that while there may be a decrease in military presence, the US […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US rejects China air zone

US rejects China air zone

BEIJING  (AFP) – US military chiefs insist they will not change their operations despite a move by China to scramble fighter jets to monitor American and Japanese aircraft in Beijing’s newly declared air defence zone. But the State Department said US commercial airlines should observe China’s demand to be given notice of aircraft entering the […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
Temperature rises for Art Basel Miami Beach 2013

Temperature rises for Art Basel Miami Beach 2013

(Relaxnews) – The spotlight remains on Miami this week as Art Basel Miami Beach hits town. Overlapping with global exhibition forum Design Miami, the Art Basel event will showcase 258 galleries from 31 different countries, exhibiting the most current trends in contemporary art. The show is broken down into seven sectors covering all aspects of […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Photos ·
Rodney Yee and Tracy Anderson release new DVDs

Rodney Yee and Tracy Anderson release new DVDs

(Relaxnews) – Just in time for the holidays, two major American fitness powerhouses have released new DVDs this week. Top DVD distributor Gaiam has announced its latest from international yoga guru Rodney Yee, the “Yoga for Your Week” digital and DVD release. The program focuses on five unique practices, helping users lose weight, reduce stress, and […]

Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

CERRITOS, CA – The City of Cerritos is sponsoring Society of Seven With Special Guests in a Benefit Concert for the Philippines to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the American Red Cross to support its relief efforts for the Philippines. The benefit concert will […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PHL Consulate attends UNICEF’s fundraising  drive in Los Angeles

PHL Consulate attends UNICEF’s fundraising drive in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega attended UNICEF’s launching of its fundraising drive in Southern California on 19 November 2013 to support disaster relief and recovery efforts for children victims of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. The event held at the Smithhouse Tap & Grill adjacent to the UNICEF office in Los Angeles, […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Drunk Anne Curtis slaps John Lloyd Cruz

Drunk Anne Curtis slaps John Lloyd Cruz

Anne Curtis was reportedly involved in an embarrassing confrontation with John Lloyd Cruz where she slapped the actor and two others at a bar in The Fort, Taguig. In an article published on entertainment site Pep.ph, JR Isaac, editor and publisher of Circuit Magazine, narrated to Pep editor-in-chief Jo-Ann Maglipon how the incident unfolded last […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Supreme Court to take up birth control religion case

Supreme Court to take up birth control religion case

By Chantal Valery WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Supreme Court said Tuesday it will address the question of whether a firm can use religious grounds to limit the availability of birth control on its health plan. The court’s nine justices announced they would hear arguments, probably in March or April, in two cases between the […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·