Japan’s Uniqlo to boost US stores as profit jumps

Japan’s Uniqlo to boost US stores as profit jumps

(TOKYO-AFP) – The operator of Japanese cheap-chic clothing chain Uniqlo said Thursday it will open 10 new stores in the United States, as it reported a 22 percent jump in net profit. For the nine months to May, Fast Retailing booked a net profit of 88.4 billion yen ($880 million). Operating profit edged up 4.0 […]

11.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
James Franco gets shady for Gucci

James Franco gets shady for Gucci

(Relaxnews) – American writer, actor and director James Franco was recently shot for his first eyewear campaign. Gucci has unveiled its latest Black Bamboo sunglasses, which are set to go on sale in October this year. In support of the new shades, the Italian luxury brand has also released the first details of a global […]

11.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Adidas NEO launches Selena Gomez line for teenage girls

Adidas NEO launches Selena Gomez line for teenage girls

(Relaxnews) – American singer Selena Gomez launched her first fashion collection for the Adidas NEO label at the brand’s flagship store in Berlin on July 9. At the event, Gomez was on hand to answer questions from her fans in a Twitter Q&A. The collection, dubbed “rock chic” by Adidas, features 53 pieces all designed […]

11.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online, Sports & Recreation ·
Amy Adams to star in adaptation of Steve Martin novel

Amy Adams to star in adaptation of Steve Martin novel

(Relaxnews) – The American actress is attached to star in “An Object of Beauty,” a movie adaptation of a novel by actor/humorist Steve Martin, announces Maven Pictures. The book, which came out in 2010, is about Lacey Yeager, a smart and ambitious young woman out to make a name for herself in the New York […]

11.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Healthwise, US falls behind other wealthy nations

Healthwise, US falls behind other wealthy nations

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The United States spends more per capita on health care than any place in the world but lags behind other wealthy nations in health and life expectancy, according to research published on Wednesday. Japan still leads the world in terms of living the longest, with average life expectancy at 82.6 years in 2010, […]

11.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Malacanang says travel advisories ‘right of any country for safety of their citizens’

Malacanang says travel advisories ‘right of any country for safety of their citizens’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacanang brushed off the latest travel advisory issued by the United States of America against travelling to the southern portion of the Philippines, saying it was the right of any country in order to keep their citizens safe. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson said in a press briefing aired over government-run radio station dzRB […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Empress Schuck surprised over her inclusion in ‘sexiest woman’ list

Empress Schuck surprised over her inclusion in ‘sexiest woman’ list

MAKING it to the Top 10 spot of the FHM’s 100 Sexiest Woman in the Philippines came as a surprise for young actress Empress Schuck. The 20-year-old actress said she never rallied or asked her fans for votes but she’s thankful for the support shown by everyone in this year’s sexiest list. “Nagpapasalamat ako sa […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
European Union lifts safety ban on Philippine Airlines

European Union lifts safety ban on Philippine Airlines

(MANILA-AFP) – The European Union has lifted a three-year ban on Philippine Airlines flying into its airspace after the national carrier addressed safety concerns, the EU’s ambassador to Manila said Wednesday. PAL will be allowed to fly into the 28-member bloc from Friday, which will spur tourism and business links, ambassador Guy Ledoux said. “This […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Singing in a choir is good for your heart: study

Singing in a choir is good for your heart: study

(Relaxnews) – Singing in a choir may have some of the same positive effects as yoga, according to a small new exploratory study that found the regular breathing patterns required can reduce the variability of your heartbeat. When people sing in a choir their heartbeats synchronize, so that the pulse of choir members tends to […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Music ·
Rosamund Pike’s L.K.Bennett bag design revealed in new campaign

Rosamund Pike’s L.K.Bennett bag design revealed in new campaign

(Relaxnews) – The former Bond girl stars in the campaign for the London brand’s latest collection which features three new bags she has helped to design. Launching July 17, L.K.Bennett has unveiled a new bag created by the label’s Fall-Winter campaign star Rosamund Pike. The English actress, who first worked with the brand on their Spring 2013 […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Hollywood Stars ·
Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen to star in ‘Trash’ by Stephen Daldry

Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen to star in ‘Trash’ by Stephen Daldry

(Relaxnews) – Rooney Mara, who plays the prodigious young hacker in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” (2011), and Martin Sheen, Peter Parker’s uncle Ben in the Spider-Man trilogy by Sam Raimi, have both joined the cast of Stephen Daldry’s next movie, “Trash,” from Working Title. Following in the footsteps of “Slumdog Millionaire,” the scenario […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pale rosés from Provence, Bordeaux and Sancerre emerge winners

Pale rosés from Provence, Bordeaux and Sancerre emerge winners

(Relaxnews) – If you’re looking for a good bottle of rosé to go into your picnic basket or to serve at your backyard summer barbecue, bypass the wines that beckon with deep rich pink hues and opt for bottles that hail from Provence, Bordeaux or the Sancerre region. Because in a recently held blind tasting […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Look out for these gourmet summer food trends

Look out for these gourmet summer food trends

(Relaxnews) – This summer, look out for kale-flavored popsicles and quinoa-speckled chocolate bars. Because according to a gourmet food trade show, known as a launching pad for many premium and top-of-the-line products, innovative new frozen treats and unexpected applications of seeds and grains are among some of the biggest fine food trends for this season. […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Women who freeze their eggs wished they’d done it earlier: study

Women who freeze their eggs wished they’d done it earlier: study

(Relaxnews) – A new Belgian study finds that women who freeze their eggs in hopes of improving their fertility later in life often wished they’d done it at an earlier age. “Egg banking,” the practice of freezing eggs to circumvent age-related fertility, is becoming a popular trend in many countries, according to the researchers. The […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Hollywood writers option Boston Marathon bombing

Hollywood writers option Boston Marathon bombing

(Relaxnews) – A film about the =April 15 Boston Marathon bombings is to be scripted by the scribes of “Fighter,” according to Deadline.com. The feature will be based on a book coming out next year by Casey Sherman and Boston Herald reporter Dave Wedge about the terrorist attack and the reactions of the city’s residents. […]

10.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Gamma Epsilon Fraternity/Gamma Lambda Epsilon Sorority Golden Anniversary Celebration Aug. 24

Gamma Epsilon Fraternity/Gamma Lambda Epsilon Sorority Golden Anniversary Celebration Aug. 24

One of Philippines’ largest fraternities/sororities – Gamma Epsilon Fraternity/Gamma Lambda Epsilon Sorority – with chapters from all over the archipelago and international chapters all over the world is celebrating its Golden Anniversary this year with members on the west coast holding its Southern California gathering in the City of Riverside. Hosted by Brod Jerry Corrales, […]

09.07.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News ·
Singapore Airlines upgrades cabins amid stiff rivalry

Singapore Airlines upgrades cabins amid stiff rivalry

(SINGAPORE-AFP) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Tuesday unveiled new seats and other in-flight amenities in all classes as part of a sweeping upgrade of its cabins in an attempt to stay competitive. Passengers on selected flights between Singapore and London will be the first to experience the improved seats and entertainment system, wider TV screens […]

09.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Next iPad set for September launch: report

Next iPad set for September launch: report

(Relaxnews) – The latest reports appear to confirm earlier rumors that a lighter, smaller fifth-generation iPad will launch this autumn but that the next iPad Mini could be delayed until the end of 2013. According to Digitimes, the Taiwanese blog with a less than perfect track record but with unequalled access to southeast Asian supply chain […]

09.07.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Yves Saint Laurent turns Manifesto into a potent elixir

Yves Saint Laurent turns Manifesto into a potent elixir

(Relaxnews) – Manifesto by Yves Saint Laurent, a fragrance launched last September, is now flanked by a woody and floriental ambergris-scented elixir due out on August 26. Hyped by the house of Yves Saint Laurent as “a veritable alchemy of dazzling sensuality,” Manifesto l’Élixir features tangy hints of bergamot and mandarin, enhanced by a harmonious […]

09.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Selena Gomez’s ‘Love Will Remember’ leaks

Selena Gomez’s ‘Love Will Remember’ leaks

(Relaxnews) – American singer and songwriter Selena Gomez’s track “Love Will Remember” from her forthcoming LP has leaked on the internet. Taken from her forthcoming album, “Stars Dance,” which is due out July 22, “Love Will Remember” features what may or may not be a recording of an actual voicemail left by her former lover […]

09.07.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music ·