Rayver approves of rumored Matteo-Sarah romance

Rayver approves of rumored Matteo-Sarah romance

Rayver Cruz expressed support for his friend Matteo Guidicelli, who is now being romantically linked to Sarah Geronimo, who was once also involved with the actor-dancer. “Basta kung saan masaya ang bawat isa. Si Matt, nakikita kong masaya si Matt ngayon kapag dumarating sa shooting so happy ako,” Cruz said. The actor also stressed that […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama blames Republicans for putting brakes on economy

Obama blames Republicans for putting brakes on economy

NEW ORLEANS (AFP) – President Barack Obama Friday accused Republicans of slamming on the brakes every time the US economy is set to take off, as he cheered jobs and growth data that defied expectations. Obama traveled to the port city of New Orleans and warned that a government shutdown last month, which he blamed […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Washington, DC–While people in the Visayas are starting to get back on their feet in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on November 9, Filipinos in the US are doing what they can to help kababayans affected by the typhoon. The US Philippines Society, a private sector initiative organized to broaden […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Campari unveils 2014 celebrity calendar starring Uma Thurman

Campari unveils 2014 celebrity calendar starring Uma Thurman

(Relaxnews) – The famous Italian beverage has presented the images from its latest celebrity calendar. This 15th edition highlights the classic beauty of one of Quentin Tarantino’s muses, Uma Thurman, and the theme “Worldwide Celebrations.” The images were shot by photographer Koto Bolofo. Each month within the calendar honors a particular culture and one of […]

New World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

New World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

(CHICAGO-AFP) – New York’s new One World Trade Center will be the tallest US skyscraper when it is completed, topping the former Sears Tower in Chicago, a panel of architects decided Tuesday. Architects at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat agreed that the trade center’s 124.4 meter (408 foot) antenna was a permanent […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, U.S. News ·
Most blogged artists: Metronomy, Snowbird

Most blogged artists: Metronomy, Snowbird

(Relaxnews) – Metronomy, the project of British singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Joseph Mount, is on the Hype Machine’s most blogged artists chart on November 12, while edging into the top ten is Snowbird — Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde and singer/songwriter Stephanie Dosen. Metronomy has announced a new album, “Love Letters,” due out in March, and bloggers are sharing […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’, the real passions of virtual love

(ROME-AFP) – US director Spike Jonze’s latest flick “Her”, in competition at Rome’s film festival this week, is a witty, poignant tale of love between a man and a disembodied voice which explores the staggering potential of technology but also its limits. The film, which had its European premiere at the festival on Sunday, sees […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

Victoria’s Secret runway show: what to expect

(Relaxnews) – This year’s Victoria’s Secret show is set to be another barnstormer as some of the fashion world’s biggest names hit the runway in the American lingerie label’s annual extravaganza. Brazilian duo Alessandra Ambrósio and Adriana Lima will be strutting their stuff, and Lima has already been snapped at her fittings for the 2013 edition, wearing […]

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

Naomi Campbell portrait to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

(Relaxnews) – The British supermodel has sprung into action to help raise money for the victims of the recent Asian disaster. The enormous Asian typhoon has displaced more than 800,000 people, according to the United Nations, and killed around 10,000. So to help raise money, fashion photographer John-Paul Pietrus had Campbell sit for a special […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online ·
Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

Is your daily multivitamin doing any good?

(Relaxnews) – While plenty of us dutifully pop a daily multivitamin, new research suggests that the benefits of doing so are a little lacking. Certainly your best bet is to eat a healthful diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, experts say, but millions of people shell out billions in cash on vitamins […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online ·
Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

(Relaxnews) – A very small new study suggests that exercise could help teens fend off depression. The British study involved three boys and 10 girls with depression who were enrolled in workouts with trainers three times a week for three months, HealthDay reports. Teens were also encouraged to exercise 30 minutes a day on most other days. […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

One Direction releasing album on Nov. 25, planning 2014 stadium tour

(Relaxnews) – On November 25, fans of the British boy band will celebrate the release of “Midnight Memories,” available for pre-order since September. The young superstars have also announced a worldwide stadium tour for 2014. One Direction released their single “Best Song Ever” this summer, sparking a worldwide controversy that found its expression through social […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

GARDEN GROVE, CA– Garden Grove resident Julie Chau Diep, 37, speech-language pathologist and Founder of OC Autism, knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member and therapist to those affected by autism, and will walk in support of the autism community during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US troops shocked by devastation

US troops shocked by devastation

By Jason Gutierrez TACLOBAN, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – US Marines Monday expressed shock at the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan after they flew into a ravaged central Philippines island where General Douglas MacArthur famously fulfilled his vow: “I shall return.” About 90 US personnel based in Japan arrived in the city of Tacloban […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

UN climate talks open amid ‘sobering’ typhoon

By Mary Sibierski WARSAW, November 11, 2013 (AFP) – Nations launched a new round of talks Monday for a 2015 deal to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, in the aftermath of a devastating Philippines typhoon the UN’s climate chief labelled “sobering”. Christiana Figueres urged progress at the notoriously fractious talks amid a slew of new […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

PARIS  (AFP) – They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The typhoon that devastated the Philippines, wiping out entire towns with a death toll that could soar well […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology ·
‘Deeply saddened’ pope urges Catholics to help PHL

‘Deeply saddened’ pope urges Catholics to help PHL

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis on Sunday asked Catholics to provide “concrete help” to the hundreds of thousands of people made homeless in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, and to include them in their prayers. More than 60,000 people joined the pope in his own prayer for the victims during his traditional Sunday mass in St […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Loan Modification vs. Bankruptcy

Loan Modification vs. Bankruptcy

If you are having a hard time making ends meet and paying your monthly mortgage, you may wondering what to do. People who are having a hard time making their mortgage payments often rely heavily on credit cards, which eventually reach their limit. This of course creates even a bigger problem. While a loan modification […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Philippine elite fight ageing with stem cell therapy

Philippine elite fight ageing with stem cell therapy

(MANILA-AFP) – Cynthia Carrion-Norton flits high-heeled around the Philippine capital with energy levels belying her years, thankful for a controversial treatment she highly recommends to fellow sixty-somethings. Carrion-Norton, 66, a member of the Philippine Olympic Committee and a former undersecretary for medical tourism, credits her vitality to adult stem cell therapy. “The day I got […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Philippine News ·