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 ·
Paris offers shopping passport to visitors over the holidays

Paris offers shopping passport to visitors over the holidays

(Relaxnews) – Visitors to Paris over the holidays are being offered a special shopping passport that can be used at more than 270 stores across the French retail mecca for a 10 percent discount. The Paris City Passport Shopping is being offered to visitors who’ve already spent €80 worth of tourist goods fromparisinfo.com or other Paris Convention and […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online ·
Billy Joel unveils New York concert residency deal

Billy Joel unveils New York concert residency deal

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Grammy-winning US singer Billy Joel on Tuesday announced a residency deal with Madison Square Garden that will see him play once a month at the iconic New York venue “as long as there is demand.” The deal makes Joel the Garden’s first-ever “music franchise” — he joins the New York Knicks, Rangers […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘American Hustle’ wins over New York film critics

‘American Hustle’ wins over New York film critics

(Relaxnews) – The David O. Russell feature was named best film of 2013 on December 3 at the 2013 New York Film Critics Circle Awards. “American Hustle” also received the awards for best screenplay and best actress in a supporting role (Jennifer Lawrence) in this edition of the awards presented by the association of New […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Pussy Riot documentary makes Oscars long list

Pussy Riot documentary makes Oscars long list

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A film about jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot and a documentary about a British war photographer killed in Libya made it onto an Oscar candidate long list published Tuesday. “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer” and “Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington” are […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Google steps up its battle for Internet ‘cloud’

Google steps up its battle for Internet ‘cloud’

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Google is stepping up its efforts to move into the Internet “cloud,” taking on rivals like Amazon and Microsoft in competition for business customers. The California tech giant said Tuesday that its cloud platform’s key compute engine was now “generally available” after a test period, and that it has lowered prices by […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Toddlers who play with their food may be better learners: study

Toddlers who play with their food may be better learners: study

(Relaxnews) – It’s a scenario most parents know all too well — a messy toddler in a highchair poking, smearing, and throwing food. But a new US study finds that the more your child plays with his or her food, the more he or she is learning. Researchers at the University of Iowa studied how […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
World Cup 2014 ball now on sale

World Cup 2014 ball now on sale

(Relaxnews) – Brazuca, the ball that will hit Brazilian stadiums next summer during the World Cup 2014, was unveiled by Adidas last night with great fanfare. Fans can now purchase their own Brazuca ball in select Adidas stores or at the website www.adidas.com/worldcup. The name of the FIFA World Cup 2014 ball has been known since […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Meeting on Facebook can raise suspicions

Meeting on Facebook can raise suspicions

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I’m a Canadian born man who has met a Filipina online via Facebook. A friend of a friend sent me her profile.  We chatted for many months before we married last year but we never met until my trip to the Philippines last summer. I want to sponsor her for immigration […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Jane Austen MMO gets greenlit

Jane Austen MMO gets greenlit

(Relaxnews) – For fans of Jane Austen’s novels this could be a fantasy come true, but “Ever, Jane” is no “World of Warcraft” — unless you think Mrs. Bennet counts as a Regency Period troll. For in “Ever, Jane,” your conversations, kind words, and libelous gossip combine with an invitation system that hinges on players’ […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Games, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
US moms doing less housework, watching more TV: study

US moms doing less housework, watching more TV: study

(Relaxnews) – Perhaps it’s time to revise the old adage “a woman’s work is never done,” as a new study finds that American mothers are spending less time toiling in the kitchen after their workday and more time unwinding in front of the TV. New research from the University of South Carolina shows that mothers […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Lionsgate in talks to back Hillary Clinton biopic

Lionsgate in talks to back Hillary Clinton biopic

(Relaxnews) – The studio behind “The Hunger Games” is in early talks to produce the biographical film on the former US Secretary of State, announced The Hollywood Reporter. Titled “Rodham” after Hillary Clinton’s maiden name, the biopic will revisit the politician’s formative years, exploring her experience as a young lawyer involved in the impeachment of […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Tablet computer sales losing steam: survey

Tablet computer sales losing steam: survey

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Tablet computers have been one of the hottest items in tech in recent years, but sizzling growth is likely to slow in the coming years, a market tracker said Tuesday. The research firm IDC said global tablet sales are expected to hit 221.2 million units this year, up 53.5 percent from last year […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
‘Cyber Monday’ sales top $2 bn, boosted by mobile

‘Cyber Monday’ sales top $2 bn, boosted by mobile

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Online retail sales for Cyber Monday grew 16 percent from last year to $2.29 billion, lifted by more shopping on mobile devices, a market tracker said Tuesday. The Adobe Digital Index survey said online sales for the key holiday shopping day reflected an 80 percent jump in sales from mobile devices like smartphones […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, Thanksgiving ·