Miley Cyrus lights up a joint and Amsterdam at MTV awards

Miley Cyrus lights up a joint and Amsterdam at MTV awards

(AMSTERDAM-AFP) – US pop sensationalist Miley Cyrus took her publicity-seeking further still on Sunday by smoking a cannabis joint as she received her award for Best Video at the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam on Sunday. The evening’s biggest winner was hip-hop icon Eminem who took home two awards, but Cyrus, 20, kept the […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Marvel-ous ‘Thor’ hammers box office rivals

Marvel-ous ‘Thor’ hammers box office rivals

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Marvel superhero Thor hammered his rivals at the North American box office this weekend, estimated figures showed Sunday. “Thor: The Dark World,” the latest blockbuster based on Marvel’s iconic comic book character, took a hefty $86.1 million in its opening weekend, figures from Exhibitor Relations showed. Starring Australian heartthrob Chris Hemsworth as […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Swedish cinemas introduce gender bias film rating

Swedish cinemas introduce gender bias film rating

(STOCKHOLM-AFP) – A cinema group in Sweden has introduced a controversial new gender bias rating to shine a spotlight on sexism in films, but critics on Thursday said the move could lead to self-censorship. To receive the new “A” rating, films must feature at least two named female actors who have a conversation about anything […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Napoles denies setting up fake NGOs

Napoles denies setting up fake NGOs

MANILA, Nov 7 (Mabuhay) – Businesswoman Janet Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam, denied Thursday setting up fake non-government organizations that allegedly received billions of pesos in pork barrel funds. While Napoles confirmed that key whistleblower Benhur Luy is her former employee she denied ordering them to set up at least 20 […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines on November 9-10, 2013, at the Aquarium WHAT: In China, people celebrate the Moon Festival. In Japan, regional harvest festivals, or matsuri, are held. Chuseok is the traditional Korean fall festival. Celebrate the magic of fall through the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Father Can Sponsor Son He Never Knew He Had

Father Can Sponsor Son He Never Knew He Had

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I have a complicated and complex case. I became an immigrant in the year 2006. I was sponsored by my mother who was working in Canada for many years. In 2006 I came to Canada with a brother and a sister. We were all single and students at the time. […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Top iPhone Apps: ‘Bitstrips,’ ‘Wallpaper for iOS 7′

Top iPhone Apps: ‘Bitstrips,’ ‘Wallpaper for iOS 7′

(Relaxnews) – The popularity of social cartoon app “Bitstrips” spreads to Canada, users in France and South Korea upgrade their phone wallpapers, and India is gripped by “BBM” fever. Details of these and other top free iPad applications by country for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on November 7, can be found below. […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Working out with friends is more fun: study

Working out with friends is more fun: study

(Relaxnews) – Bored with your solo workouts? A new US study finds that people enjoy exercising more when they’re with others — and that could mean you’re more likely to stick with your fitness routine when you invite friends along. Researchers from the University of Southern California’s Department of Preventive Medicine asked 117 adults to […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Chanel intros luminous ‘Nuit Infinie’ makeup collection

Chanel intros luminous ‘Nuit Infinie’ makeup collection

(Relaxnews) – The French luxury brand’s “Nuit Infinie” Holiday 2013 makeup collection confirms that the season’s metallic trends are here to stay through the holiday season. Holiday parties are a perfect excuse to add extra sparkle and glimmer to hairstyles, outfits and makeup, and Chanel knows this well. And since metallic shades are already one […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
JFK’s last sailboat sketch goes up for auction

JFK’s last sailboat sketch goes up for auction

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – A sketch of a boat, done by president John F.Kennedy the day before he was assassinated, is among some 200 JFK items on sale Thursday in an online auction. The pencil drawing, doodled on stationery from Houston’s Rice Hotel, will fetch an estimated $30,000 to $40,000, said the RR Auction house, […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
David Beckham for Belstaff: first campaign image

David Beckham for Belstaff: first campaign image

(Relaxnews) – The world famous athlete was announced as the face of British brand Belstaff in September, now he’s appeared in his first campaign. Celebrated photographer Peter Lindbergh shot the star on location in Buckinghamshire, England for the Belstaff Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Inspired by the idea of “a band of brothers traveling across the English countryside” according […]

Burger King launches shameless Big Mac copycat

Burger King launches shameless Big Mac copycat

(Relaxnews) – While Burger King’s latest sandwich creation may look strangely familiar, the fast food chain insists what makes its Big Mac knock-off different is its “unique fire-grilling.” It’s not hard to see the similarities between BK’s Big King and its arch rival’s signature sandwich: both feature two “100 percent pure beef” patties with “special […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Online, Videos ·
Health and fitness agenda: International Men’s Day

Health and fitness agenda: International Men’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, UN-sponsored International Men’s Day highlights men’s health issues around the globe. World Diabetes Day November 14 Worldwide World Diabetes Day, created by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in 1991, takes place annually to bring greater awareness to diabetes and its control. http://www.worlddiabetesday.org International Men’s Day November 19 […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
KC Montero happy for pregnant ex-wife Geneva Cruz

KC Montero happy for pregnant ex-wife Geneva Cruz

RADIO and television personality KC Montero is happy for ex-wife Geneva Cruz after the latter announced that she is expecting her first child with non-showbiz boyfriend Lee Paulsen. KC said he learned the news on Geneva’s pregnancy and upcoming wedding on the internet. He said she’s keen to have another child for so long now. […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

On Saturday, November 9th, 2013, Bethematch.org, a leading advocate and support system for those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases will be holding a donor drive to save the life of Dianne Abang, who is known by her friends and family as Lady Dee. This event will take place from 12:00PM to 4:00PM […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Travel industry recognizing power of PANKs: childless aunties

Travel industry recognizing power of PANKs: childless aunties

(Relaxnews) – There’s a new travel demographic in town, and they’re called PANKs: Professional Aunt, No Kids. With more and more women in the US and Asia either choosing to have children later in life or electing to lead childless lives altogether, PANKs are emerging as a group with major growth potential in the travel […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online ·
France okays home tests for HIV

France okays home tests for HIV

(PARIS-AFP) – Self-testing HIV kits will go on sale in France next year under a strategy aimed at reducing the spread of the virus causing AIDS, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Thursday. In-home tests will be available “for people who do not want to go to testing centres or hospitals” to learn about their […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Moto G to get Sao Paulo launch party

Moto G to get Sao Paulo launch party

(Relaxnews) – Motorola has chosen the Brazilian city as the venue for its latest global smartphone launch, which will be streamed live over the internet on November 13. Expected to be a budget version of the company’s US-only contextually aware Moto X smartphone, earlier leaks suggested that the handset would be arriving in Europe before […]

Prepare yourselves for folding screens and ‘fonblets’

Prepare yourselves for folding screens and ‘fonblets’

(Relaxnews) – Samsung sees a future world of flexible devices, ultra-high resolution displays and the growing importance of devices that offer the converged functionality of tablets and notebooks in a more mobile form. Speaking at a specially convened analysts event — its first in eight years — Samsung said that it is on track to […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Chinese consumers excited by wearable technology

Chinese consumers excited by wearable technology

(Relaxnews) – As enthusiasm for wearable technology begins to cool off in the US, demand for smart glasses and smartwatches is heating up in China — 90 percent of consumers are aware of the devices and 70 percent would buy one. A Baidu study shows that almost three quarters of Chinese consumers are interested in […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·