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 ·
ABS-CBN Mounts All-Star Benefit Concert for Earthquake and ‘Yolanda’ Survivors

ABS-CBN Mounts All-Star Benefit Concert for Earthquake and ‘Yolanda’ Survivors

“Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na: An All-Star Benefit Concert” to be staged on Saturday at the Big Dome…” ABS-CBN will stage a star-studded benefit concert on Saturday, November 16 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum to raise funds for the survivors of all calamity-stricken areas in the country, including Cebu and Bohol that were hit by […]

18.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Filipino Actor, Raymond Bagatsing, to be honored at OneFilAm Festival

Filipino Actor, Raymond Bagatsing, to be honored at OneFilAm Festival

Raymond Bagatsing, one of the Philippines’ most celebrated super stars and a multi-award winning actor, will be the honorary guest at the OneFilAm Festival on November 16th, in Hollywood, California. He’ll receive a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, as a highly regarded Filipino actor, for his contribution to film.  Being in the spotlight comes naturally to Mr Bagatsing, who comes from […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
ABS-CBN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SAGIP KAPAMILYA – For U.S. & Canada -Telethon EXTENDED!

ABS-CBN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SAGIP KAPAMILYA – For U.S. & Canada -Telethon EXTENDED!

Due to high call demand, TFC is extending the hours of  Sagip Kapamilya Telethon for Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) until 10:30 pm Pacific / 1:30 am Eastern. Call the HOTLINE : 1 (877) 992-2429  to make your donation.   Magkasama tayo sa kwento ng pagbangon! Share/Post/Tweet #TFC #SagipKapamilya Telethon EXTENSION for #YolandaPH #TyphoonHaiyan till 1030pm Pacific/130am Eastern. HOTLINE to DONATE: 1-877-992-2429 ABS-CBN International’s StarKargo accepts In-Kind Donations The following […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Promotions, Services ·
Ker-pow! Batkid saves Gotham City, wins Obama praise

Ker-pow! Batkid saves Gotham City, wins Obama praise

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – A five-year-old boy recovering from cancer became a superhero for a day Friday, as San Francisco transformed itself into Gotham City and thousands turned out to see the Batkid fly to the rescue. Even President Barack Obama got in on the act after the story went viral, sending pint-size caped crusader Miles […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

Filipino-American Talents will perform at 4pm at White Memorial SDA Church in Los Angeles Everyone wants to help – the unimaginable destruction is hard to absorb, unfathomable and unbelievable. But indeed it is the painful truth for our countrymen back in Tacloban/Leyte. Thus, there was an overflowing of support from the Filipino-American Community and various […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
L’Oréal Professional launches hair chalk

L’Oréal Professional launches hair chalk

(Relaxnews) – L’Oréal has joined the trend for hair chalking with a line-up of fun temporary colors designed to mimic the way women change their nail polish. The colors are applied to hair as a liquid, then dry to a powdery finish. The product washes out with shampoo, and the colors can be mixed to […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Photos, Videos ·
Food agenda: Beaujolais Nouveau release

Food agenda: Beaujolais Nouveau release

(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 […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery

British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery

(LONDON-AFP) – British gynaecologists warned on Friday that increasing numbers of teenage girls and women are undergoing genital cosmetic surgery, driven in part by unrealistic images of how they should look based on pornography. The state-funded National Health Service (NHS) performed more than 2,000 labial reduction procedures — labiaplasties — in 2010, a five-fold increase […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
THE 12th GAWAD AMERIKA AWARDS Recognizing Only The Best of The Filipino-American Talents

THE 12th GAWAD AMERIKA AWARDS Recognizing Only The Best of The Filipino-American Talents

WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW? By: Jennifer Stein-New York News Flash The Organization: The Gawad Amerika started in 1996 as a civic organization called the “Gawad Amerika Foundation” (GAF). It was founded by its Chairman of the Board and civic leader, Charles Simbulan who has a strong and dynamic vision of helping and cultivating the talents of young […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
TFC-ABS-CBN International Sagip Kapamilya Typhoon Yolanda – U.S. & Canada – EXTENDED

TFC-ABS-CBN International Sagip Kapamilya Typhoon Yolanda – U.S. & Canada – EXTENDED

Open signals, FREE Phone Calls, Donation for New Subs; Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na T-shirts CANADA OPEN TFC SIGNAL plus ADDITIONAL donation per new TFC sub * Rogers TV (Channel 871) – Ontario, will also open the signal till November 24. * City West Cable in Northern British Columbia, who has their signal open […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Fundraiser for UNICEF’s Disaster Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Fundraiser for UNICEF’s Disaster Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Urgent funding needed for food, medicine, clean water, and sanitation LOS ANGELES (November 15th, 2013) – In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, an estimated 100,000 children under the age of five and 60,000 pregnant or nursing mothers were displaced. In the hardest hit areas, more than 3,000 schools and 2,400 […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·