Leaning Tower of Pisa is straightening out – just a little

Leaning Tower of Pisa is straightening out – just a little

(Relaxnews) – Take another look at the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. If it looks a little less crooked, that’s because the iconic landmark has, indeed, straightened out — ever so slightly. According to a newly released annual report prepared by a team of Pisa monitors, between 2001 and 2013 the tower recovered […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat ·
Four new Bourjois Glamour fragrances

Four new Bourjois Glamour fragrances

(Relaxnews) – Cosmetics brand Bourjois is celebrating one of its historical creations with a new fragrance collection. Named “Glamour” — the name of the brand’s original perfume from the 1950s — the collection is already available in stores. This tribute collection includes four eaux de parfum, each one representing a side of femininity: there is […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Winemaker creates premium coconut wine

Winemaker creates premium coconut wine

(Relaxnews) – A Filipino winemaker is hoping to put coconut-based wines, which have long been consumed in parts of South Asia and Africa, on liquor store shelves around the world. Made from the sap of coconut palm flowers, Vino de Coco is slated to hit shelves this month in China, where it will sell for 100 Yuan […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
An original Coldplay song for ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

An original Coldplay song for ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – Composed especially for the soundtrack to “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” a new Coldplay song, “Atlas,” will be released August 26. Coldplay will provide a musical contribution to the second installment of the saga starring Jennifer Lawrence. The British band announced the news Sunday through its official website, although the song in question […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music, Videos ·
Eroticism, rock and sensuality in the new Black XS by Paco Rabanne

Eroticism, rock and sensuality in the new Black XS by Paco Rabanne

(Relaxnews) – More than a year and a half after the Black XS L’Excès duo promoted by eccentric singer Iggy Pop, Paco Rabanne plays with desire and sensuality with the new Black XS L’Aphrodisiaque for men and women. Black XS L’Aphrodisiaque Pour Elle has notes of nasturtium flowers, called the flower of love, combined with […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Top road-trip tips

Top road-trip tips

(Relaxnews) – How to take the stress out of summer holiday driving while keeping passengers of all ages entertained. For thousands of families, the summer holidays mean loading up the car, marshalling the children and setting off on the open road, even if the journey in question is simply the long, slow gridlocked crawl to […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
KUALA LUMPUR AND PALAWAN  5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,899

KUALA LUMPUR AND PALAWAN 5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,899

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & NATURAL BEAUTY Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

13.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Southern California’s largest community tradition of Filipino arts and culture, the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) celebrates its 22nd Annual with the theme Pag-Ugnay, Paglago at Pagbabago

Southern California’s largest community tradition of Filipino arts and culture, the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) celebrates its 22nd Annual with the theme Pag-Ugnay, Paglago at Pagbabago

WHAT:  Southern California’s largest community tradition of Filipino arts and culture, the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) celebrates its 22nd Annual with the theme Pag-Ugnay, Paglago at Pagbabago (“Interconnectedness, Abundance, and Renewal). The two-day event features: ·           Live Entertainment on two stages featuring Rex Navarrete and FASO ·           14th Annual Vegetable Competition ·           Filipino & Asian […]

13.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR HIRING A WORKER

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR HIRING A WORKER

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I sponsored my mother and sister three years ago under the Family Class category. At that time it was possible to sponsor a parent. When I sponsored my mother, my sister was around 21 years old and in school. We are now in the process of completing the application forms […]

13.08.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
MUAY THAI KICKBOXING SET TO STRIKE FAN EXCITEMENT AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO THIS SUMMER

MUAY THAI KICKBOXING SET TO STRIKE FAN EXCITEMENT AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO THIS SUMMER

– Women Fighters Take Center Stage in Fights to Be Broadcast on FSN PrimeTicket – TEMECULA, Calif. – Ten hard-hard hitting WCK Muay Thai Kickboxing fights with several major titles on the line are set for Saturday, August 24 at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Muay Thai fans should mark their calendars for the World Championship […]

13.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
US sees slight decline in obesity among poor children

US sees slight decline in obesity among poor children

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The United States has seen a slight decline in obesity among low-income preschoolers for the first time in decades, according to government figures. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a slight decline in 19 states from 2008-2011. Around one in eight preschoolers in the United States is obese, […]

12.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
France predicts bumper champagne production this year

France predicts bumper champagne production this year

(PARIS-AFP) – Champagne lovers were in for a treat as official statistics released Thursday predicted that France’s production of bubbly would take a 56 percent leap this year. The Agreste statistics, drawn up by the agriculture ministry, revealed that the country’s overall wine production was expected to increase 11 percent this year compared to 2012, […]

12.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Historic Filipinotown Festival 2013 was a reflection of Filipino spirit and camaraderie

Historic Filipinotown Festival 2013 was a reflection of Filipino spirit and camaraderie

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 9, 2013) – For a Filipino, having “good health” means living a balanced life that is blessed with a healthy body, mind and spirit.  The organizers of the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival 2013 were very successful in keeping their program in line with this idea when they held the event […]

10.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
BINMALEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI GLOBAL REUNION AUG. 17

BINMALEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI GLOBAL REUNION AUG. 17

Cerritos, California – The Binmaley Catholic High School International (BCHS) will hold its 2nd Global Reunion on Aug. 17, Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Cerritos Park East Community Center’s Malibu Room. The venue is located on 13234 E. 166th Street, Cerritos, between Shoemaker Ave. and Carmenita Blvd. The motif is Hawaiian attire. Alumni members […]

09.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
NO FUSS SUMMER GOURMET MEALS – SIMPLE WITH MILK

NO FUSS SUMMER GOURMET MEALS – SIMPLE WITH MILK

With few ingredients and milk, Chef Jenn Louis shows how anyone can be a top chef SAN CLEMENTE, CA   – Californians are very savvy when it comes to gourmet cuisine.  It seems nearly everyone is up to date on the latest TV chef challenge, the new “it” restaurants and even the freshest seasonal produce at […]

09.08.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes ·
Watch the latest trailer for ‘Ender’s Game’

Watch the latest trailer for ‘Ender’s Game’

(Relaxnews) – Summit Entertainment Studios has released a new trailer for “Ender’s Game,” the movie adaptation of the 1985 sci-fi novel by Orson Scott Card. Full of special effects, the two-minute video reveals a bit more about this epic space battle film, scheduled to roll out to theaters internationally. Directed by Gavin Hood, the movie […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Gretchen: I’m not part of Barrettos anymore

Gretchen: I’m not part of Barrettos anymore

MANILA, Aug 6 (Mabuhay) -– Actress Gretchen Barretto was apparently irritated after she was asked to comment on the legal battles of her younger sister, Claudine. Claudine recently filed for a temporary protection order against her estranged husband Raymart Santiago, with her legal counsel claiming that she was “abused.” Speaking to reporters after the awarding […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Roxas Blvd rehab necessary for PHL hosting of two int’l meets- Palace

Roxas Blvd rehab necessary for PHL hosting of two int’l meets- Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang defended on Monday the allotment of P250 million for the rehabilitation of Roxas Boulevard and said it is part of the preparation for two world events that the country will host in the next two years. “We have important global events that will be happening here in Manila so certainly we […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Vilma elated with good reception of ‘Ekstra’

Vilma elated with good reception of ‘Ekstra’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– Veteran actress Vilma Santos could not hide her happiness after her first independent film, “Ekstra,” earned a long round of applause from the audience following its premiere screening at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Santos said the immediate viewers’ reception made all her hard work worth it. “Doon ko na-realize na […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Pantech reveals fingerprint-scanning smartphone

Pantech reveals fingerprint-scanning smartphone

(Relaxnews) – Designed to take full advantage of South Korea’s superfast LTE-A network, which offers mobile internet connection speeds well in advance of anything that existing LTE and 4G networks in other parts of the world have to offer, the Pantech Vega LTE-A looks to have beaten the rumored next iPhone to the punch by […]

07.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·