Affiliate to fly Philippine Airlines domestic passengers

Affiliate to fly Philippine Airlines domestic passengers

(MANILA-AFP) – Philippine Airlines plans to expand its international services while farming out passengers on its domestic routes to a low-cost affiliate, airline officials said Monday. “This is being done to allow the flag carrier to service more routes and ensure seamless connectivity between stops while awaiting delivery of PAL’s new Airbus aircraft,” the airline […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network  in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

New channel aims to expand reach to fast-growing Filipino demographic in the U.S.   REDWOOD CITY, CA, July 31, 2013 – ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today the launch of Lifestyle Network on Bright House Networks.  Lifestyle Network is available to all The Filipino Channel (TFC) customers […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Obama sends advance Eid’l Fitr greetings to PNoy, Filipinos

Obama sends advance Eid’l Fitr greetings to PNoy, Filipinos

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — US President Barack Obama on Saturday sent advance best wishes to President Benigno Aquino and the Filipino people on the occasion of Eid’l Fitr. Obama, in his greetings posted on the website of the US Embassy in Manila, voiced hopes Ramadan has been a time of “renewal and reflection” among Philippine Muslims. […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace open to review of national ID system proposal

Palace open to review of national ID system proposal

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said it is open to studying tweaks to a proposal for a national ID system as it remains concerned over a potential breach of Filipinos’ privacy. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said there is no harm in studying adjustments to the bills for such a national ID system. “Bukas […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Luis Manzano has message for gossipmongers

Luis Manzano has message for gossipmongers

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Television host Luis Manzano is getting tired of clarifying rumors concerning his relationship with actress Jennylyn Mercado. In the past months, the couple has been plagued with rumors claiming that they have either separated, or they have already tied the knot. Manzano gave some “advice” to those who keep on spreading gossip […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Heart denies secret marriage to Chiz

Heart denies secret marriage to Chiz

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Actress Heart Evangelista denied rumors that she and Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero have tied the knot at a popular restaurant in Tagaytay. This comes after the 28-year-old actress posted a photo on Instagram showing a woman whose face is hidden by what looks like a wedding veil signing a document. The caption […]

06.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Tony Conigliaro’s Spitfire

(Relaxnews) – To celebrate the full bloom of summer, two of the world’s top mixologists share their best “summer-in-a-glass” cocktail recipes for sipping languidly on a hot day and clinking with friends and loved ones. Every week throughout the summer, New York mixologist Jim Meehan, the man behind underground speakeasy PDT(short for Please Don’t Tell), and […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
Three ways to stay sane during your commute

Three ways to stay sane during your commute

(Relaxnews) – How to make your trek to and from work less loathsome? Here are a few tips to staying sane. Research has found that long commutes can lead to a host of negative health outcomes, such as high stress, poor sleep, being overweight, and even a shorter life, Huffington Post reports. A 2011 study […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Motoring ·
Carl: a bartending robot at your service

Carl: a bartending robot at your service

(Relaxnews) – A humanoid robot doses spirits with perfection and even converses with patrons at the Robots Bar Lounge in Germany. According to the Daily Mail, if you take a seat on one of the nine barstools at the Robots Bar and Lounge in Ilmenau, Germany, the bartender Carl will greet you with impeccable manners […]

Top trend: Yellow bags 8 photos

Top trend: Yellow bags 8 photos

(Relaxnews) – A burst of sunshine in accessory form, yellow bags lift an outfit while remaining surprisingly edgy. These Polyvore users show us how they’re fashion-forward and happiness-boosting all in one – Citrus twist Bag, dress, jacket and sunglasses via banggood.com, Pull & Bear shoes http://www.polyvore.com/it_was_all_yellow/set?id=87355889 Edgy petals Bag via rabeanco.com, dress and sunglasses via chicwish.com, top via […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Photos ·
Robot turning Japanese children into master calligraphers

Robot turning Japanese children into master calligraphers

(TOKYO-AFP) – Nijiya Kurota’s little hand grips a calligraphy brush dangling above a clean sheet of rice paper.  The brush itself is being held dead straight, just as an expert who has spent years learning the art of “shodo” — Japanese calligraphy — would do. That’s because a robot arm is also attached to the […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Books, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

(HAVANA, Cuba-AFP) – Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he traveled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000. Since then, thousands of other famous and not-so-famous faces have traveled here for help, and the government wants to build on that success. Drug rehab, […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Tiny French village to become ‘oasis’ for ageing British gays

Tiny French village to become ‘oasis’ for ageing British gays

(SALLELES-D’AUDE-AFP) – Salleles-d’Aude is a picturesque village like so many in France, with vines, a tree-lined canal, a church. .. and soon, a “private oasis” for ageing British gay people — reportedly a first in the country. The brainchild of 66-year-old Danny Silver, the luxury community for gay, lesbian, bi- and transsexual British people will […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid turns 100: a guide to festivities

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid turns 100: a guide to festivities

(Relaxnews) – Denmark is getting ready to celebrate the 100th birthday of Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue, unveiled on August 23, 1913. The Danish capital is celebrating the anniversary with a host of special cultural events and activities. Just as Paris has the Eiffel Tower, and New York has the Statue of Liberty, the city of […]

05.08.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Online, World News ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

07 to 08 September 2013   Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Las Vegas, Nevada on 07 – 08 September 2013:     Location : The Boulevard Mall3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169         […]

04.08.2013 · Filled under: News ·
High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

High-definition multi-color iPad Mini coming this year: report

(Relaxnews) – The latest reports concerning what Apple may or may not be planning to launch before the end of this year are centered on the second generation 7.9-inch tablet. According to the Wall Street Journal, the second-generation iPad Mini, widely expected to launch in September, will have a higher definition Retina display after all and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Comedian, actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will present the 86th annual Academy Awards Ceremony. She broke the news on her Twitter account (@TheEllenShow) to her around 21 million followers. Ellen DeGeneres will take the baton from Seth MacFarlane, who presided over this year’s ceremony. This will be the second time that […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

The friendliest — and unfriendliest — cities in the world

(Relaxnews) – A seaside city on an island in the south of Brazil that’s been described as Latin America’s “hottest new party destination” has also been named the friendliest city in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Florianopolis, or the “Island of Magic,” was voted the friendliest destination on the planet, beating […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

Talking at meals may boost your child’s confidence

(Relaxnews) – Sitting down at meals with your children and talking about your day can boost their confidence, a new survey reveals. New research conducted by the UK’s National Literacy Trust finds that mealtime chatter can boost a child’s communication skills and confidence, based on a poll of 35,000 UK children between the ages of […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

Behind the scenes with James Franco in Gucci’s eyewear campaign

(Relaxnews) – After unveiling its latest eyewear campaign last month, starring the American actor and director James Franco, the Italian luxury brand has now shared footage of the shoot from behind the scenes. The brand’s eyewear campaign is the creation of eminent fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (known to connoisseurs as Mert and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·