Texting before bed linked to higher stress

Texting before bed linked to higher stress

(Relaxnews) – Turns out that surfing the web or sending text messages within two hours of going to bed may be stressing you out, according to a new US study. In a study of more than 500 people, those who used technology before bedtime reported higher levels of stress than those who didn’t, LiveScience reports on May […]

30.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

Piolo Pascual is happy to graduate from “pa-pogi” roles, with no less than a crime-thriller participating in the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival marking his latest portrayal. “Masaya ako, kasi it’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, something out of the box, something na hindi mo ini-expect, parang hindi pa-pogi, para maiba naman,” Pascual […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
GRAND PARK TO LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN WITH PARK’S FIRST-EVER 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

GRAND PARK TO LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN WITH PARK’S FIRST-EVER 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

Free Event on All Four Blocks of the Park Honors the Global Nature of the Community with World Music, Food, Lights, Projections and Pyrotechnics to Delight All Ages and Spotlight Los Angeles WHAT: Grand Park’s 4th of July Block Party http://grandparkla.org/ offers Angelenos a new way to experience downtown and celebrate the Fourth.  A highly dynamic and creative use […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Julia Barretto to star in ‘Cofradia’ remake

Julia Barretto to star in ‘Cofradia’ remake

Young actress Julia Barretto is set to topbill a TV series for the first time. Barretto will take on the title character in ABS-CBN’s upcoming series “Cofradia,” which is based on the Dominador Ad Castillo novel of the same title. It tells the story of Cofradia, a young woman who is afraid to fall in […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
S. Korea’s plastic surgery fad goes extreme

S. Korea’s plastic surgery fad goes extreme

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korea’s obsession with plastic surgery is moving on from standard eye and nose jobs to embrace a radical surgical procedure that requires months of often painful recovery. A stream of celebrities boast on TV shows how it gave them a “new life,” while advertisements extolling its cosmetic benefits are everywhere from street […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

(Relaxnews) – E-commerce conglomerate the Alibaba Group has just launched a new delivery network which, when completed, will be able to deliver shipments to any city within China in 24 hours. The new delivery network, announced by the Alibaba Group, will be known as the China Smart Logistics Network (abbreviated to CSN). It is headed by […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Services ·
Malacañang says Aquino government to publish information on Philippine Flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days

Malacañang says Aquino government to publish information on Philippine Flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Aquino government will publish an infographic regarding the Philippine flag on the Official Gazette in commemoration of Flag Days, a Palace official said on Monday. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a statement during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Monday that an infographic on the elements of the Philippine […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Online, Philippine News ·
Marian Rivera, Karylle meet

Marian Rivera, Karylle meet

MANILA, May 28 (Mabuhay) — Marian Rivera and Karylle, girlfriends of actor Dingdong Dantes at different times, had a recent encounter. Rivera denied that she and Karylle are not in good terms, citing their chance meeting. “Actually, ang lagi ko ngang sinasabi, wala namang naging problema sa amin ni Karylle. Nagkataon lang na ex niya […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
‘Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy’ excerpt released

‘Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy’ excerpt released

(Relaxnews) – October’s new installment in the Bridget Jones’s Diary series will be titled “Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy,” announced its publisher Knopf, with brief excerpts released by both Knopf and the Bridget Facebook page. Seventeen years have passed since Bridget first burst onto the literary scene, and fourteen since the sequel, “Bridget Jones: […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Books ·
LG is re-entering the tablet market this year

LG is re-entering the tablet market this year

(Relaxnews) – South Korean tech company LG has revealed that it won’t be releasing a flexible screen phone this year, or another Nexus device, but it will be building an Android tablet. According to two articles published on Dutch website All About Phones and first picked up by English-launguage tech site Engadget, Kim Wong, the VP of LG’s European […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
New elite Hugo Boss cologne comes out on June 1

New elite Hugo Boss cologne comes out on June 1

(Relaxnews) – A new fragrance has been added to Boss The Collection, the fashion house’s line of exceptional men’s colognes. This 6th opus will be available from June 1 in selected upmarket department stores and Hugo Boss stores. Developed from top-quality ingredients, Damask & Oud cologne opens on spicy notes of white pepper and saffron, […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
American Airlines top social media travel brand: report

American Airlines top social media travel brand: report

(Relaxnews) – Of the 700 brands studied for their social media presence, the top five performing companies in a wide-ranging report belonged to the travel industry, with American Airlines, Lufthansa, Thomson Holidays, and Thomas Cook UK taking the top spots after videogame franchise Battlefield. In Headstream’s report Social Brands 100, American Airlines took second spot as the […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
China to ban non-French ‘champagne’ copycats

China to ban non-French ‘champagne’ copycats

(BEIJING-AFP) – China has agreed to limit the “champagne” label to only wines produced in the French region bearing that name, with a trade group welcoming the move as a boost for the beverage in a fast-growing market. Sales of the wine are accelerating in the world’s second largest economy, from 50,000 bottles in 2001 […]

28.05.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Food & Dining ·
Kate Upton appearing in next Victoria’s Secret catalog

Kate Upton appearing in next Victoria’s Secret catalog

(Relaxnews) – In a dramatic u-turn the American lingerie brand has reportedly hired Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton to appear in the latest catalog. Kate Upton started her modeling career with catalog work for Victoria’s Secret, her curvier-than-the-average-model figure drawing plenty of fans and appearing on the cover of Vogue, Sports Illustrated and Carine […]

28.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Cuisia Leads Economic Diplomacy Blitz in North Carolina, Virginia

Cuisia Leads Economic Diplomacy Blitz in North Carolina, Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines continues to take advantage of its new status as an emerging tiger with by intensifying its economic diplomacy blitz in the United States to promote greater trade and investment. The focus of the latest economic diplomacy efforts were the states of North Carolina and Virginia, which were visited by Ambassador Jose L. […]

28.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Calcium supplements linked to a longer life

Calcium supplements linked to a longer life

(Relaxnews) – Taking a calcium supplement of up to 1,000 mg per day can help women live longer, according to a new study. “Our study found daily use of calcium supplements was associated with a lower risk of death among women,” said the study’s lead author, David Goltzman, MD, of McGill University in Montreal, Canada. […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Google+ trends: ‘Arrested Development’ returns

Google+ trends: ‘Arrested Development’ returns

(Relaxnews) – On Monday, May 27, Google+ users are discussing the return of the TV show “Arrested Development” and sharing gifs created on Google+ with one another. The popular TV show “Arrested Development” returned to screens on Sunday night seven years after it was cancelled by the Fox Network. The new series, which is available […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Food agenda: World Tea Expo

Food agenda: World Tea Expo

(Relaxnews) – Here’s a look at the major food-related events around the world. World Tea Expo June 7-9 Las Vegas, NV, USA With retail sales of premium tea projected to grow 50 percent by 2016, and coffee giant Starbucks making a major move in the premium tea last year, the 2013 edition of the World […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
WHO voices deep concern over spread of SARS-like virus

WHO voices deep concern over spread of SARS-like virus

(GENEVA-AFP) – The World Health Organization voiced deep concern Thursday over the SARS-like virus that has killed 22 people in less than a year, saying it might potentially spread more widely between humans. “We have a high level of concern over the potential… for this virus to have sustainable person-to-person spread,” WHO deputy chief Keiji […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Cannes awards show global recognition for Asian cinema

Cannes awards show global recognition for Asian cinema

(CANNES-AFP) – A clutch of awards at the Cannes Film Festival has given global prominence to what insiders say is a bold era in Asian filmmaking, where China is emerging as a creative power. Directors from China, Japan, Singapore and Cambodia took to the stage at the Palais des Festivals where the world’s most prestigious […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Film, International Stars ·