Miss Dior fragrance gets Paris exhibition

Miss Dior fragrance gets Paris exhibition

(Relaxnews) – The first perfume created by Christian Dior in 1947 is, 66 years later, an olfactory icon and the subject of a special retrospective exhibit at the Galerie Courbe of Paris’s Grand Palais, from November 13 to 25. The exhibition “Esprit Dior, Miss Dior” turns the spotlight on the French brand’s signature fragrance as […]

Japan PM Abe rides around Tokyo in self-driving vehicles

Japan PM Abe rides around Tokyo in self-driving vehicles

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a ride in several self-driving vehicles on the public roads in the capital on Saturday, showcasing the technology ahead of Tokyo Motor Show. Abe tried auto-piloting vehicles from Toyota, Honda, and Nissan on the roads around Japan’s National Diet Building, as major international automakers compete with likes […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Palace congratulates Arida, Donaire for wins

Palace congratulates Arida, Donaire for wins

MANILA, Nov 10 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has lauded two Filipinos who won in their respective “battles” Sunday and gave their countrymen reasons to smile in times of crisis. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte congratulated Miss Philippines Ariella Arida for her 3rd runner up finish in the just-concluded Miss Universe pageant held in Moscow, Russia and […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Time magazine cover story of ‘Gods of Food’ stokes controversy

Time magazine cover story of ‘Gods of Food’ stokes controversy

(Relaxnews) – Time magazine is getting some flack for what was supposed to be a cover story that celebrated a group of tastemakers they called “The Gods of Food.” The food community is calling the magazine out for the conspicuous absence of any ‘goddess’ chefs. The issue in question is its November 18 publication entitled […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Celebrity chefs and writers pen food essays for Lonely Planet

Celebrity chefs and writers pen food essays for Lonely Planet

(Relaxnews) – Saveur magazine editor-in-chief James Oseland can recall with clarity the food memory that upended his life and changed his relationship to food. He was 19, traipsing through Southeast Asia where foods were too spicy, too oily, too strange, and so very foreign from the spectrum of flavors he was used to. “…my sense […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Food agenda: Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire

Food agenda: Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire

(Relaxnews) – Here’s a look at the major ongoing and upcoming food-related events around the world. Good Food Month November Melbourne, Australia Food lovers can find gourmet inspiration with sessions like dinners under $30, pop-up parties and a noodle night market. Star chef appearances this year include René Redzepi and Alex Atala. While Good Food […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Yves Saint Laurent presents gold leafed bottle for Opium fragrance

Yves Saint Laurent presents gold leafed bottle for Opium fragrance

(Relaxnews) – After unveiling a gold-colored bottle for a recent collector’s edition of its fragrance, Yves Saint Laurent is taking luxury to a new level with “Opium L’Objet Rare,” a limited edition of just 50 bottles of the perfume, each entirely covered in pure gold. The original bottle has been covered in gold leaf in […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Get dressed for the gym: four brands to try

Get dressed for the gym: four brands to try

(Relaxnews) – While wearing your boyfriend’s ratty T-shirt was once considered acceptable gym attire, times (and fashions) have changed. With an eye toward urban gym-to-street looks, fit fashionistas don’t need to search too hard to find stylish wear for breaking a sweat. Here is a good start. Carbon38 Los Angeles-based Carbon38, cofounded by former Miami […]

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 ·