Glitz and politics as Russia hosts Miss Universe for first time

Glitz and politics as Russia hosts Miss Universe for first time

(MOSCOW-AFP) – Russia on Tuesday began hosting Miss Universe for the first time in the pageant’s 61-year history, with contestants from 86 countries shimmying along a catwalk in a concert hall in Moscow. Politics came near to overshadowing the glitz as one US host refused to come in protest at an anti-gay law, while the […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, World News ·
China and Southeast Asia to experience tourism boom

China and Southeast Asia to experience tourism boom

(Relaxnews) – China, Vietnam and Myanmar have been named as up-and-coming powerhouses poised to lead the global tourism industry. That’s the synopsis of more than 1,200 senior travel executives polled in a major trendspotting report released at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London this week. “Asia is clearly the continent with the greatest travel […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
Wolverine: James Mangold in talks to direct Hugh Jackman again

Wolverine: James Mangold in talks to direct Hugh Jackman again

(Relaxnews) – After directing “The Wolverine” this year, the 49-year-old director could soon reunite with Hugh Jackman for another movie on the clawed mutant. According to Deadline.com, James Mangold is negotiating with Fox to write the treatment for another “Wolverine” movie. The agreement will mark the first step on the road to Mangold’s return to […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Holiday Celebration: Asian Karaoke Night at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Holiday Celebration: Asian Karaoke Night at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Pechanga Resort & Casino will be hosting a “Asian Karaoke Night” on Saturdays, begin at 10pm and ends at 2am at the Pechanga Comedy Club, Korean Night will be held on November 9th & December 7th, Vietnamese Night on November 16th & December 14th, Filipino Night on November 23rd & December 21st, Chinese Night on November 30th & December 28th. KJ will select the latest hits […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg to play couple on the run

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg to play couple on the run

(Relaxnews) – Five years after “Adventureland,” the two young actors will be reunited on the set of the forthcoming action comedy “American Ultra.” Recently seen in “Now You See Me,” Jesse Eisenberg will play the protagonist, a young pothead whose life is turned upside down one evening when he realizes the government has plans to […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
‘MLB: The Show’ baseball series stepping onto PS4

‘MLB: The Show’ baseball series stepping onto PS4

(Relaxnews) – The baseball season might only just have finished, but for the developers of “MLB 14: The Show” it’s an opportune time to annouce the next in their long-running series. Starting with the 2014 iteration — which will be released on PlayStation 4, PS3 and Vita — career mode progression will be transferable between […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Film, Games, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Cynthia Rowley working on capsule collection for Birchbox

Cynthia Rowley working on capsule collection for Birchbox

(Relaxnews) – The subscription beauty service company has signed up American designer Cynthia Rowley for a new capsule cosmetics collection. For now, the line (which will be regularly expanded with new products) offers three items: a 12-hour liquid eyeliner ($18), an Eye Shadow Palette ($24) and a Gilded Canvas Bag ($15). Cynthia Rowley explained the philosophy behind […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Online ·
Jaguar F-Type Coupe heading to LA

Jaguar F-Type Coupe heading to LA

(Relaxnews) – The company has confirmed that the hardtop version of its F-Type roadster will be officially revealed at the LA Auto Show on November 19 and that the car will be the most performance-focused production car in the company’s history. Despite one or two issues, notably its suspension set up and the fact that, […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Giorgio Armani and Daniel Libeskind team up for Philippines skyscraper

Giorgio Armani and Daniel Libeskind team up for Philippines skyscraper

(Relaxnews) – Italian fashion legend Giorgio Armani will help design properties in a luxurious new development in the Philippines. Part of the Century Spire development, which is set to open in 2018, the building is located in Century City, a group of skyscrapers in Makati, Philippines which also includes a Trump Tower, as well as the […]

Women who follow a Mediterranean diet live longer and thrive: study

Women who follow a Mediterranean diet live longer and thrive: study

(Relaxnews) – Now you’ve got even more good reason to eat a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. A new study finds that middle-aged women who do so may live a healthier, longer life. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston evaluated the diets and medical records of 10,670 women who were in […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

FULLERTON, CA – Inspired by the children and families that are served by the new California State University, Fullerton Center for Autism, autism researcher and professor Jason K. Baker, Ph.D., 39, of Fullerton, will walk for autism in the 10th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism Speaks Orange County on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Singing legend Janis Joplin was honored Monday with a star on Hollywood’s storied Walk of Fame more than four decades after her death from a drug overdose. The raspy-voiced singing star was immortalized on the famous Hollywood walk at a ceremony attended by her brother Michael and sister Laura, while country music […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Giant mirrors bring winter sun to Norwegian village

Giant mirrors bring winter sun to Norwegian village

(OSLO-AFP) – Residents of a remote village nestled in a steep-sided valley in southern Norway are about to enjoy winter sunlight for the first time ever thanks to giant mirrors. The mountains that surround the village of Rjukan are far from Himalayan, but they are high enough to deprive its 3,500 inhabitants of direct sunlight […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Lists of Lonely Planet’s top travel picks for 2014

Lists of Lonely Planet’s top travel picks for 2014

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet has released the results of its biggest travel guide of the year, “Best in Travel 2014,” which includes picks for the top 10 cities, countries, and regions to visit. Editors picked Brazil as the top country; Paris the top city, and the Greek Islands as the best-value destination for next year. […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Online ·
Earlier bedtime may help a child’s waistline: study

Earlier bedtime may help a child’s waistline: study

(Relaxnews) – Setting an earlier bedtime for your children could help keep their weight in check, a new study finds. Fast food, too much screen time, and sugary sodas are not the only factors to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic, experts say. Lack of sleep is also an important factor, the findings show. Scientists […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Dennis Trillo on Luis-Jennylyn split: ‘Wala akong kinalaman diyan!’

Dennis Trillo on Luis-Jennylyn split: ‘Wala akong kinalaman diyan!’

“My Husband’s Lover” star Dennis Trillo denied causing the recent breakup of Luis Manzano and Jennylyn Mercado, with whom he had a nearly one-year relationship until March 2011. Speaking with reporters shortly after a recent press conference for his new film “Sapi,” which hits theaters on November 6, Trillo said he found rumors tagging him […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Los Angeles, October 31, 2013.  The Federation of the Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) presents a three-day 2013 Bi-National Conference entitled “Lights! Camera! Business!  The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments”  to be hosted by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel at 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Mitsubishi bets big on sustainable SUVs

Mitsubishi bets big on sustainable SUVs

(Relaxnews) – The company will be revealing three new environmentally friendly off-roaders at the Tokyo Motor Show, each of which is a showcase for its sustainable @earth TECHNOLOGY. The biggest of the three concepts on show, the Mitsubishi GC-PHEV is a full-size SUV with a hybrid V6 powertrain and permanent four-wheel drive. As well as a battery, […]

Post-war heavyweights dominate New York auctions

Post-war heavyweights dominate New York auctions

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – Some of the finest masterpieces of 20th century art are the highlights of New York’s November auction season, poised to set new sales records in a flourishing market. The sum total of impressionist, modern, post-war and contemporary art being offered by Christie’s and Sotheby’s is expected to fetch more than $1.5 […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Meadham Kirchhoff team up with Topshop for new range

Meadham Kirchhoff team up with Topshop for new range

(Relaxnews) – The London-based Anglo-French design duo has teamed up with Topshop for a new capsule collection. Fans of Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff’s off-the-wall designs will again be able to get their hands on their subversively traditional aesthetic (think Victorian frills and 21st century thrills) at Topshop. This is the second time Meadham Kirchhoff have worked with the fashion-forward […]