Fil-Ams welcome arrival of PHL warship BRP Alcaraz

Fil-Ams welcome arrival of PHL warship BRP Alcaraz

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) –The BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the Philippine Navy’s second warship, arrived in Guam on Saturday morning to a warm welcome from the Filipino-American community there. Posts on the vessel’s Facebook page showed Philippine officials led by Consul General Bayani Mangibin welcoming the vessel’s crew. One of the photos showed the vessel’s men […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Anne hits 5M followers on Twitter, ranks above Hollywood celebs

Anne hits 5M followers on Twitter, ranks above Hollywood celebs

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Anne Curtis recently hit the 5-million mark in number of followers on micro-blogging site Twitter, where she has posted some 26,000 tweets over the years to share both “serious and cuckoo stuff.” In a post on image-sharing service Instagram, the 28-year-old Kapamilya actress on Monday thanked her “crazy followers for choosing to […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Hollywood Stars ·
Aquino welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Abe in Malacanang

Aquino welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Abe in Malacanang

MANILA, July 27  (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during arrival honors in Malacañang Palace on Saturday. A 21-gun salute was rendered in honor of the Prime Minister during the playing of the national anthems of both countries at 10 a.m. at the Malacañang grounds. After the arrival […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Popular vegan blog filled with F-bombs gets cookbook deal

Popular vegan blog filled with F-bombs gets cookbook deal

(Relaxnews) – A gangsta vegan blog that got a shout-out from Gwyneth Paltrow and throws in F-bombs willy nilly is being turned into a cookbook. Since launching last August the anonymously written blog Thug Kitchen gained a cult-like following for its tough-talking, gratuitous use of expletives and tasty vegan recipes like sweet potatoes and pinto bean tacos, […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Ben Foster in talks to play Lance Armstrong in biopic

Ben Foster in talks to play Lance Armstrong in biopic

(Relaxnews) – Stephen Frears will direct this drama based on the famous American cyclist’s rise and fall from grace, Deadline.com reveals. At age 32, Ben Foster is negotiating his participation in the new project, produced by Stephen Frears and Working Title Films. The star of “3:10 to Yuma” and “The Messenger” is expected to play Lance […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tears of a clown for Lady Gaga new single artwork

Tears of a clown for Lady Gaga new single artwork

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the launch of her fourth album, “Artpop”, the singer has humored her fans with the visuals for her next single, “Applause.” Released to fans directly through social networks, the photo shows Lady Gaga dressed as a Pierrot-style clown with smeared, colorful makeup. The artist will unveil “Applause” on August 19. Pre-orders […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
Get your soccer kicks with Snapshot

Get your soccer kicks with Snapshot

(Relaxnews) – Want to know how close you are to bending it like Beckham or breaking it like Roberto Carlos? A new Adidas app can tell you. The sportswear company claims that Snapshot is a world first for smartphone users — an app that can track not just the speed, but the angle of trajectory […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Travel package takes gamblers to top casinos around the world

Travel package takes gamblers to top casinos around the world

(Relaxnews) – From the same group that created an around-the-world Michelin eating tour and a $71,000 hotel and spa package for dogs comes another luxury vacation package for high-rolling couples who think they have Lady Luck on their side. Luxury British site VeryFirstTo.com has created a gaming holiday that will take two people to 12 of the […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Charlotte Olympia gets comic inspiration

Charlotte Olympia gets comic inspiration

(Relaxnews) – The London-based shoe designer has created a new line of shoes and accessories featuring imagery from the famous Archie Comics series. Set to launch on November 1, Charlotte Olympia’s latest shoe and accessories capsule collection looks to classic US comic book series Archie Comics for its inspiration. Suede peep-toe pumps ($1,095) come with Betty and […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books ·
LeBron James picks soundtrack for NBA 2K14

LeBron James picks soundtrack for NBA 2K14

(Relaxnews) – Last year’s edition of basketball game “NBA 2K” had Jay-Z selecting its soundtrack; for “NBA 2K14,” due the week of October 1, it’s Miami Heat forward LeBron James who has chosen a clutch of 20 tunes. Kanye, Jay-Z, Coldplay, Nas and Daft Punk make it two for two, featuring for “NBA 2K13″ and […]

One Direction fans get social networks buzzing with new video: Starcount

One Direction fans get social networks buzzing with new video: Starcount

(Relaxnews) – English-Irish boy band One Direction debuted their new video for “Best Song Ever” last week to a massive chorus of appreciation from fans, who pushed them back up to the top of Starcount‘s latest global social media chart, recorded over the week of July 22-28. David Beckham also got a fair bit of attention […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
‘The Wolverine’ slashes through competition at the global box office

‘The Wolverine’ slashes through competition at the global box office

(Relaxnews) – The superhero portrayed by Hugh Jackman proved a massive draw for audiences, bringing in $141.10 million worldwide with “The Wolverine” as of Sunday, July 28, according to data from Rentrak. Opening last week in 102 territories, the feature film fared particularly well with audiences in North America, where it brought in $55 million, […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Asia A-listers take their seat on fashion front row

Asia A-listers take their seat on fashion front row

(PARIS-AFP) – Arriving at a Christian Dior fashion show in Paris surrounded by a gaggle of photographers and minders, Korean star Gianna Jun quickly eclipsed the already seated Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence. One of the best known faces in Asia following a string of box office smashes, the actress is one of an elite group […]

MoneyGram Renews Contract with Actor Robin Padilla as Brand Ambassador  Connecting With Our Filipino Consumers Worldwide

MoneyGram Renews Contract with Actor Robin Padilla as Brand Ambassador Connecting With Our Filipino Consumers Worldwide

MANILA — MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), a leading global money transfer company, announced today it renewed its exclusive agreement with Robin Padilla as its brand ambassador. Last year, MoneyGram unveiled its collaboration with the Filipino movie personality during the launch of its “Moneygrado sa MoneyGram” campaign, which targets Filipino senders and receivers around the world. “Robin Padilla has great credibility […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Marinduque Association of Southern California

Marinduque Association of Southern California

Marinduque Association of Southern California (MASC) , a tax-exempt organization, is celebrating its 34th Anniversary and is hosting 20th Anniversary (10th Biennial Grand Reunion) of Marinduque International, Inc. (MII) from August 15-18, 2013 to be held at the Hilton Anaheim, 777 Convention Way , Anaheim, CA 92802.  Schedule of events:   Thursday, Aug. 14 :  Welcome, Luau at Hilton Lanai Friday, Aug. 15-   8am -4pm :  Trip […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Let Dr. Tess, Patricia Javier take care of your skin

Let Dr. Tess, Patricia Javier take care of your skin

Celeb esthetician to do hydrafacials for lucky clients Aug. 18 at M Beauty Glendale MOST of her fans know her as a movie actress, singer, beauty titlist, model, and mom to two boys. Recently, she has been making waves as a DJ with the monicker “G-Love.” TFC viewers may also have caught her inviting ladies […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Filipino Stars, Promotions, Services ·
Four diet books for your beach bag

Four diet books for your beach bag

(Relaxnews) – If you’d like a little diet and fitness advice for your poolside reading, here are a few recent bestselling books to thumb through. “Drop Two Sizes” - Co-owner of Results Fitness in Southern California and last year’s IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Rachel Cosgrove shares a 12-week diet and exercise plan to get […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Health & Fitness, Videos ·
Three summer shoe styles that are bad for your feet

Three summer shoe styles that are bad for your feet

(Relaxnews) – If your summer style translates to flip-flops, ballerina flats, and platform wedge sandals, you might find yourself with a foot ailment or two, experts say. Dainty ballerina flats are similar to walking on cardboard, with no arch support whatsoever, reports WebMD. That can add up to a painful foot condition known as plantar […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Can sunscreens be flammable?

Can sunscreens be flammable?

(Relaxnews) – Some sunscreen sprays may pose a risk of catching fire if worn close to an open flame, such as a barbecue grill, the US Food and Drug Administration warns. In the US, there have been five incidents of people wearing sunscreen spray near a flame source suffering burns requiring medical treatment. The products, […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Dutch city patently the world’s most inventive

Dutch city patently the world’s most inventive

(EINDHOVEN, Netherlands-AFP) – From cancer-busting ultrasound techniques to ways to boost vitamins in tomatoes, Dutch tech-hub Eindhoven’s avalanche of patents has just earned it the crown of “most inventive city in the world.” Despite the Dutch economy hobbling through its third recession since 2009, this southern city of around 750,000 has become a beacon of […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology, World News ·