Golf: Vietnam’s new international tournament postponed

Golf: Vietnam’s new international tournament postponed

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Vietnam’s return to top-level regional golf has been postponed until later this season in the latest unwanted development for the sport in Asia. Players have been told that next month’s inaugural Volvik-Sky Lake Vietnam Masters, set to be the richest played in the country, has been delayed. The $500,000 tournament in Hanoi had […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
ILOILO LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL GIRLS TEAM PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO CONSUL GENERAL DE LA VEGA

ILOILO LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL GIRLS TEAM PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO CONSUL GENERAL DE LA VEGA

Los Angeles, 20 August 2013 – The Iloilo Philippine Softball Girls team, champions of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Little League Awards paid a courtesy visit to Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega on 19 August 2013. The Iloilo Philippine Softball champions qualified for the Little League World Series held in Portland, Oregon and Kirkland, […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL WELCOMES AGRI-BUSINESS MISSION

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL WELCOMES AGRI-BUSINESS MISSION

Los Angeles – 19 August 2013, Philippine Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega welcomes the Outbound Business Mission (“Barkadahan 2013”) with a reception at the Consul General’s Official Residence in Los Angeles on 13 August 2013. The Agri-Business Mission was organized by the Department of Agriculture (DAR) and led by DAR Assistant Secretary […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
FIVE BEAUTIES WILL VIE  FOR MISS PANGASINAN-USA ON AUG. 31

FIVE BEAUTIES WILL VIE FOR MISS PANGASINAN-USA ON AUG. 31

Five lovely beauties from Pangasinan Brotherhood  will vie for Miss Pangasinan-USA on Aug. 31, between 5:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Anaheim-South, Garden Grove  to coincide with its  35th foundation anniversary. This was announced by Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA President Eddie C. Ferrer and Marites O. Bautista, chair of this year’s gala night and […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Willpower more plentiful than you may think: study

Willpower more plentiful than you may think: study

(Relaxnews) – Do you think that you have a short supply of willpower? A new study finds that willpower is abundant, as long as you believe it to be true. Researchers from Stanford University in the US found that people who believe that willpower is limited tend to need a sugary boost to keep working […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
New Thomas Sabo fragrance arriving this fall

New Thomas Sabo fragrance arriving this fall

(Relaxnews) – As summer draws to a close, the jewelry brand is preparing to release a new eau de parfum inspired by the themes of love and passion. Charm Rose Intense will arrive in stores in early September. With the seductive and eternally feminine scent of rose at its core, the new essence from Thomas […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Ferrari 458 Speciale to rev up in Frankfurt with 605 hp

Ferrari 458 Speciale to rev up in Frankfurt with 605 hp

(Relaxnews) – In Frankfurt, Ferrari will present a new, ramped up version of its 458 supercar. This “Speciale” edition promises to be particularly powerful, with its V8 engine boasting 605 hp for a power-to-weight ratio of 2.13 kg/hp. With its 605 hp V8 engine, the Ferrari 458 Speciale has 35 hp more than the original […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Nasty Gal launches shoe collection

Nasty Gal launches shoe collection

(Relaxnews) – The online fashion store has launched a debut line of footwear, the Shoe Cult collection. Nasty Gal, which first launched as a vintage clothing eBay store, has been one of the internet’s biggest indie fashion success stories, led by cofounder, chief executive officer and creative director Sophia Amoruso. Now, one year after creating its […]

21.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
How to teach a child to share? Study offers tips

How to teach a child to share? Study offers tips

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to getting preschoolers to share their toys, a new study finds that giving them a choice to share rather than a reward helps them share more with others in the future. In new evidence announced Monday, investigators from Cornell University in the US conducted a series of experiments on 72 […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Nepal to allow climbers to scale five more peaks

Nepal to allow climbers to scale five more peaks

(KATHMANDU-AFP) – Nepal will open five more peaks above 8,000 metres for expeditions when the autumn climbing season begins, a tourism official said Tuesday, raising the total number of such mountains to 13. The Himalayan nation currently allows climbers to scale eight mountains above 8,000 metres, including the world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest. The new […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Young US women still embrace tanning beds, despite the risks

Young US women still embrace tanning beds, despite the risks

(Relaxnews) – Fair-skinned young American women are still flocking to tanning beds to achieve the bronzed look, despite the risk, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday. Despite being a great way to get skin cancer, tanning beds are attracting nearly 30 percent of fair-skinned high school girls in the US […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
Megan Young is Miss World 2013

Megan Young is Miss World 2013

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) – Actress Megan Young lived up to her frontrunner billing and won the Miss World Philippines 2013 title Sunday night at the Grand Ballroom of the Solaire Resort and Casino-Manila in Pasay City. In what was probably the most lopsided contest in the history of the prestigious beauty pageant, Megan won eight […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Filipino Stars, Photos ·
Aquino wants more strict control, closer monitoring of Priority Development Assistance Fund

Aquino wants more strict control, closer monitoring of Priority Development Assistance Fund

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III maintained his earlier stand against the outright abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) saying he wanted stricter control and closer monitoring on the use of the fund to ensure that it goes to its intended use. In an interview after keynoting the first Pambansang Kongreso […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Laguna city under state of calamity due to monsoon rain

Laguna city under state of calamity due to monsoon rain

MANILA, Aug 19 (Mabuhay) — A city in Laguna province was placed under a state of calamity Monday due to heavy rain and floods brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon. Sta. Rosa City Mayor Arlene Arcillas announced a state of calamity after 15 of the city’s 18 villages were affected by floods. “Mayor Arlene Arcillas […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
One Direction film premiere hits London

One Direction film premiere hits London

(LONDON, England-AFP) – Fans of British boyband One Direction were expected to bring central London to a standstill on Tuesday as the group launch their first film with a glitzy red carpet premiere. Teenage girls camped out overnight to secure prime spots, hoping to catch a glimpse of the five singers when they turn up […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars, Music ·
Gamescom: ‘FIFA 14′ Xbox One bundle confirmed

Gamescom: ‘FIFA 14′ Xbox One bundle confirmed

(Relaxnews) – All European Xbox One pre-orders will include a free copy of soccer sim “FIFA 14,” Microsoft announced August 20 at Gamescom. The freebie will be packed in as a digital edition, alleviating the need to swap discs in and out and assuring “FIFA 14″ status as an easy go-to on pre-order consoles. With […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Games, Sports & Recreation ·
World Cup 2014 ticket sales kick off on FIFA website

World Cup 2014 ticket sales kick off on FIFA website

(Relaxnews) – On August 20, FIFA launched the first phase of ticket sales for the FIFA World Cup 2014, which will be held in Brazil. The website Fifa.com began accepting ticket orders from 10am GMT. A total of three million tickets will be sold to fans during three stages of sales, starting Tuesday and continuing until the […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Sexy and shirtless, David Beckham poses for H&M

Sexy and shirtless, David Beckham poses for H&M

(Relaxnews) – The world can’t get enough of David Beckham. Now retired from his international soccer career, the star finds time to pose for H&M in the collection that bears his name. On Tuesday, August 20, the Swedish retail chain released a video taken behind the scenes of the film promoting David Beckham’s bodywear collection. […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Rocco Nacino to play San Pedro Calungsod

Rocco Nacino to play San Pedro Calungsod

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACTOR Rocco Nacino is set to embark on his most challenging role on the big screen, portraying the life and martyrdom of Filipino saint, San Pedro Calungsod of Cebu. The actor was officially introduced as the lead actor in “San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Martir,” an official entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Increased presence of US troops in PHL needs Senate approval

Increased presence of US troops in PHL needs Senate approval

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The government must get the Senate’s approval first before it can proceed with its plan to increase the presence of American troops in the Philippines, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Friday. In a speech, Santiago said a framework agreement on the US rotational presence in the country must still get a go-signal from […]

20.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·