PNoy asks 16th Congress to pass 2014 budget, key economic bills

PNoy asks 16th Congress to pass 2014 budget, key economic bills

MANILA, July 22 (Mabuhay) — The President on Monday asked the 16th Congress to prioritize measures that spur competition and raise government revenues in a bid to sustain the economic gains made so far by the administration. In his State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino III asked Congress to pass amendments to the […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Avengers to battle a robot in 2015

Avengers to battle a robot in 2015

(Relaxnews) – Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and their companions in arms will come face to face with Ultron in the sequel to “The Avengers” in May 2015, according to comments from the film’s director, Joss Whedon, at Comic-Con in San Diego. After defeating Loki and Thanos in 2012, the Avengers will team up against […]

23.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Baby boy for Britain’s William and Kate

Baby boy for Britain’s William and Kate

By Danny KEMP, James PHEBY LONDON, July 22, 2013 (AFP) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate were celebrating on Monday after she gave birth to a baby boy, providing the world’s most famous royal family with a future king. Cheering crowds rushed towards the gates of Buckingham Palace as it was announced that […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, World News ·
Behati Prinsloo unveils new Victoria’s Secret perfume

Behati Prinsloo unveils new Victoria’s Secret perfume

(Relaxnews) – American lifestyle and lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret has unveiled its latest fragrance, Victoria, with a new video starring the 24-year-old Namibian model and Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo. “Behati exemplifies the Victoria fragrance because she’s fresh, but really modern, charismatic and totally cool, super downtown but funny and energetic,” the company’s beauty president […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Videos ·
Wine linked to lower disease-related mortality rate in men: study

Wine linked to lower disease-related mortality rate in men: study

(Relaxnews) – A wide sweeping study has found a link between moderate wine consumption and a lower risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease and cancer among middle-aged men, lending more credence to the French paradox. After following up with 35,292 men over about 28 years, researchers from the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense and […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Stem cell advance boosts prospects for retina treatment

Stem cell advance boosts prospects for retina treatment

(PARIS-AFP) – Blind mice have been able to see once more in a laboratory exploit that marks a further boost for the fast-moving field of retinal therapy, according to a study published on Sunday. Scientists in Britain used stem cells — early-stage, highly versatile cells — taken from mice embryos, and cultured them in a […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Facebook For Every Phone’ installed on over 100 million feature phones

‘Facebook For Every Phone’ installed on over 100 million feature phones

(Relaxnews) – The ‘Facebook For Every Phone’ app claims over 100 million users worldwide, the social network announced. This extremely light application brings Facebook to some 3,000 feature phone models which, unlike smartphones, are not compatible with all of the functions of the full version of the social networking site. Facebook For Every Phone app […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence is humanity’s last hope in ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence is humanity’s last hope in ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for the second film to be adapted from Suzanne Collins’s hit novels, starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. Thanks to a trailer uploaded by Yahoo!Movies during San Diego’s Comic-Con, fans can get a little more insight into “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” expected to hit theaters in November 2013. The video […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Landmarks around the world to announce royal birth

Landmarks around the world to announce royal birth

(Relaxnews) – The birth of the royal baby isn’t just a major affair for Brits. Sister Commonwealth countries like Canada and New Zealand will also fete the arrival of the littlest heir at major landmarks such as Niagara Falls and the Kiwi Sky tower. In Toronto, Canada, the public will learn about the sex of […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Online ·
Media frenzy in London as ‘Great Kate Wait’ nears end

Media frenzy in London as ‘Great Kate Wait’ nears end

(LONDON-AFP) – The London hospital hosting Prince William’s wife Kate was the scene of a media frenzy Monday after weeks of waiting for the royal baby — while tourists kept an eye out for a big announcement at Buckingham Palace. For the dozens of weary international journalists who have camped for three weeks outside St […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars ·
FIFA to start World Cup ticket sales on August 20

FIFA to start World Cup ticket sales on August 20

(SAO PAULO-AFP) – World’s football governing body announced here Friday that it will begin selling tickets for next year’s World Cup in 12 Brazilian host cities on August 20 via its www.fifa.com website. Some 330 days before the tournament is to open in Sao Paulo, FIFA marketing director Thierry Weil outlined a strategy under which […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Superman, Batman to team up in new film

Superman, Batman to team up in new film

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Superman and Batman are to team up in a new film, its director and the studio behind this year’s blockbuster “Man of Steel” announced Saturday. The new movie was announced by director Zack Snyder, widely praised for rebooting the Superman franchise last month, with Briton Henry Cavil proving his mettle in the […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Apple software developers site hacked

Apple software developers site hacked

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – Computer and software giant Apple said Sunday that it took its software developers website offline after it was hacked, warning that personal information about its users may have been stolen. “Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer website,” Apple said in a […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Luxury, gourmet picnic ideas that put plastic forks to shame

Luxury, gourmet picnic ideas that put plastic forks to shame

(Relaxnews) – For many of us, dining al fresco can be as simple as pulling out a sandwich, maybe a nice salad  and parking it on a patch of green real estate. For others, however, picnics are simply outdoor extensions of fine dining restaurants, with real china, crystal glasses and decorative candelabras. Perhaps nowhere is […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Hairstyles: focus on three summer trends

Hairstyles: focus on three summer trends

(Relaxnews) – Vacation time is here at last, and there’s nothing like a new hairstyle to give you a boost of confidence before your summer adventures. Whether you’re looking for a cut or just a new style, here are a few ideas to make sure your locks are on the cutting edge. Twisted bob Medium […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
Get in on the trend: facial yoga tutorials

Get in on the trend: facial yoga tutorials

(Relaxnews) – We’ve picked out some of the best facial yoga videos, designed to help you explore this trend. Facial yoga fans, including celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston, are all giving themselves an extra beauty burst, so why not join in? Ranjana Khan - http://youtu.be/-kR5WtsLKRg Beauty blog Into the Gloss sat down (in the […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Weight for it: Dubai rewards losers with gold

Weight for it: Dubai rewards losers with gold

(DUBAI-AFP) – Shedding weight in Dubai is being rewarded in gold under a new initiative by the municipality of the Gulf emirate aimed at fighting obesity, local newspapers reported on Wednesday. “Your Weight in Gold” is the title of a campaign promising one gramme of gold for every kilo shed, provided a minimum of two […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Offbeat ·
Midnight ‘dream snack bar’ and essential oils part of turndown service

Midnight ‘dream snack bar’ and essential oils part of turndown service

(Relaxnews) – The JW Marriott hotel chain has revamped the traditional turndown service with a program that includes an organic snack bar, essential oils for a relaxing bath, and luxury chocolates to replace the classic mint on the pillow. Designed to help guests relax and rejuvenate while on the road, the Nightly Refresh Program will […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Long distance relationships have their advantages: study

Long distance relationships have their advantages: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that absence may truly make the heart grow fonder and that couples who live apart have more meaningful interactions and stronger bonds than those who see each other every day. In a new study, couples in long distance relationships maintained over phone calls, texting, emailing and video chat were […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Online ·
Marriage rate in US plummets

Marriage rate in US plummets

(Relaxnews) – Matching the trends happening in Europe, fewer US women are getting married and they’re waiting longer to tie the knot, according to new data released Thursday. The marriage rate in the US is currently 31.01, the lowest it’s been in over a century, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Center […]

19.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·