No wedding plans yet for Richard, Sarah Lahbati

No wedding plans yet for Richard, Sarah Lahbati

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Richard Gutierrez denied rumors that he and his girlfriend, actress Sarah Lahbati, are planning to tie the knot in the near future. This comes after Lahbati was rumored to have given birth to their child in Switzerland months back. Gutierrez said he gets surprised whenever people ask him things – which mostly […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Empire State Building dons PHL colors for Yolanda victims

Empire State Building dons PHL colors for Yolanda victims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In a towering spectacle draped against the New York City night sky, the world renowned Empire State Building donned on Friday night (Saturday morning in Manila) the Philippine flag’s blue, white and red, a week after Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged Visayas and some parts of southern Luzon. The gesture was done to […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino asserts control over relief effort

Aquino asserts control over relief effort

By Mynardo MACARAIG MANILA, November 18, 2013 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino has moved to assert himself as disaster manager-in-chief after criticism of his response to a devastating super typhoon, with the calamity set to become the defining event of his presidency. Aquino toured the worst-hit towns and cities on Sunday and announced that […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

(Relaxnews) –  A new underwater hotel room has opened off the coast of Tanzania for intrepid, adventurous and ocean-loving travelers. Set off Pemba Island, also known as ‘the Green Island’ in Arabic, guests of The Manta Resort’s underwater room are dropped off at a self-contained hotel which literally drifts at sea. Guests can sunbathe on […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Nike unveils FA Cup Incyte Ball

Nike unveils FA Cup Incyte Ball

(Relaxnews) – Nike has announced that players in this season’s FA Cup will be kicking around what is the brand’s most technologically advanced football to-date. The Incyte ball is made up of five layers, which Nike says will aid in that all-important first touch, allowing an athlete to bring the ball under control quickly and […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Dakota Fanning to headline road movie as 1980s punk

Dakota Fanning to headline road movie as 1980s punk

(Relaxnews) – The American actress, who turns 20 next year, will star in a coming-of-age movie from Gerardo Naranjo, the Mexican filmmaker behind the 2011 film “Miss Bala.” Fanning, who starred opposite Sean Penn at age eight in “I Am Sam” in 2001, has been cast as a roadie traveling across America with a punk […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
NY’s Metropolitan Museum celebrates Jewels by JAR

NY’s Metropolitan Museum celebrates Jewels by JAR

(Relaxnews) – The famed New York City art and design museum is hosting an exhibition of over 400 pieces by renowned Paris-based jewelry designer Joel A. Rosenthal. The Metropolitan Museum will celebrate the work of JAR in a detailed retrospective set to open November 20 and running through March 9 next year. Based in Paris since the late […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Singapore champions sanitation on first World Toilet Day

Singapore champions sanitation on first World Toilet Day

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Singapore called Tuesday for greater efforts to improve sanitation in developing countries as it celebrated the inaugural UN World Toilet Day, an initiative by the cleanliness-obsessed island republic. Grace Fu, second minister for the environment and water resources, told a conference on the subject that 80 percent of an estimated 2.5 billion people […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

San Diego, California – During the months of November and December, Danny Short, San Diego’s top personal trainer, will launch a Fitness boot camp training dedicated to helping the victims of the typhoon Haiyan that struck the island of the Philippines a few weeks back.. “The purpose of this boot camp training is to raise […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

People unswayed by calorie counts in fast food restaurants: study

(Relaxnews) – While the high calorie counts of artery-clogging fast foods are often printed right in front of our eyes, most people ignore them and go ahead and order their burgers and fries anyway, a new study finds. New York University School of Medicine polled 2,000 Philadelphia fast food customers, aged 18 to 64, finding […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Katy Perry atop global social media chart: Starcount

Katy Perry atop global social media chart: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – Katy Perry tops the Starcount global social media chart from November 11-17, a week that started with chatter following the MTV EMAs and ended with a TV appearance by Lady Gaga. 1. Katy Perry Katy Perry gained over 500,000 new Twitter followers over the past week and more than 240,000 Instagram followers. She also gained […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Lee Pace enters Lance Armstrong biopic

Lee Pace enters Lance Armstrong biopic

(Relaxnews) – The American actor will join Ben Foster and Chris O’Dowd on the set of this Stephen Frears feature, according to Thewrap.com. Lee Pace, introduced to US audiences through his role on “Pushing Daisies,” has joined the cast of this still untitled feature, produced by Working Title and StudioCanal. The actor’s role in the […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film ·
Hugh Jackman considers another musical

Hugh Jackman considers another musical

(Relaxnews) – After showing his vocal prowess in “Les Misérables,” the Australian actor may join the cast of another film adaptation of a Broadway musical, titled “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Hugh Jackman, who recently appeared in the drama “Prisoners,” plans to continue his eclectic career through a role in a musical comedy. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Angeline Jolie gets honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

Angeline Jolie gets honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – A-list movie star Angelina Jolie was awarded an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work late Saturday at the Governors Awards ceremony in Hollywood. Veteran actress Angela Lansbury, comedian Steve Martin, and Italian costume designer Pietro Tosi also received awards at the annual ceremony organized by the Board of Governors of the Academy […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Julia Barretto: I’m a KathNiel fan!

Julia Barretto: I’m a KathNiel fan!

SHOWBIZ newbie Julia Barretto clarified that Daniel Padilla did not visit her on the set of her newest Kapamilya television series “Mirabella.” The 16-year-old said Daniel came not to see her and she was not on the set of the program when the actor dropped by for a visit. “Hindi totoo ‘yun kasi wala akong […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Subaru chooses LA for Legacy concept unveiling

Subaru chooses LA for Legacy concept unveiling

(Relaxnews) – Subaru’s new concept was created to celebrate the Legacy’s 25th anniversary and will serve as a guide for the model’s future design direction. The Japanese carmaker with a penchant for four-wheel-drive, turbocharging, boxer engines and winning world rally championships has been quiet of late but this year has sprung back into action. Its […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
2013 saw the rise of video apps

2013 saw the rise of video apps

(Relaxnews) – This year was characterized by a boom in mobile apps for editing and sharing short videos. Today, major online video platforms YouTube and DailyMotion, in addition to newcomers Vine and Instagram (previously specialized in photos), all offer easy-to-use tools for editing videos and uploading them to the web. Vine Launched in January 2013, […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Take a book, leave a book: tiny libraries thrive in US

Take a book, leave a book: tiny libraries thrive in US

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Technology has given readers new ways to curl up with a good book, but the latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: “little libraries,” stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns. There’s no card catalogue or late fees. The informal lending libraries work under a simple principle: “take a book, return a […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
South Korea’s growing ‘kimchi deficit’

South Korea’s growing ‘kimchi deficit’

(SEOUL-AFP) – It’s kimchi-making season in South Korea, with households across the country preparing and laying down stocks of the ubiquitous spicy side-dish for the coming winter. But many foreign visitors, including the most intrepid foodies, will probably leave without ever tasting a Korean-made version of the national dish of fermented, chili-soused cabbage. That might […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Food & Dining ·