Viral video: Senator complains to Apple CEO about iPhone

Viral video: Senator complains to Apple CEO about iPhone

(Relaxnews) – A video of US senator John McCain complaining to Apple CEO Tim Cook about the need to update apps on his iPhone has gone viral, as it seems to be a sentiment many consumers share. The ex-Republican party presidential election candidate and current US Senator, John McCain, took time out from grilling Apple […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
‘Man of Steel’ trailer: General Zod’s ‘Fate of Your Planet’ ultimatum

‘Man of Steel’ trailer: General Zod’s ‘Fate of Your Planet’ ultimatum

(Relaxnews) – In the runup to its summer release, the blockbuster trailer eerily spotlights Superman’s arch-foe General Zod. This sneak peek, titled “Fate of Your Planet,” shows Zod and his henchmen’s threat to Planet Earth if Kal-El (i.e. Superman-in-the-making) won’t surrender. Henry Cavill plays the young Man of Steel who’s aware of his superpowers but […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
KOREAN AMERICAN ACTOR KEN JEONG RETURNS IN THE HANGOVER PART III

KOREAN AMERICAN ACTOR KEN JEONG RETURNS IN THE HANGOVER PART III

The third and final film in director Todd Phillips’ record-shattering comedy trilogy opens May 23 Korean American actor Ken Jeong returns in THE HANGOVER PART III, the third and final film in director Todd Phillips’ record-shattering comedy trilogy.  Jeong reunites with stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha for the epic conclusion to […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
The ABCDEs of spotting melanoma

The ABCDEs of spotting melanoma

(Relaxnews) – As Melanoma Awareness Month, May marks a good time to keep a close eye on your skin for melanoma, all while slathering on the sunscreen. The World Health Organization cites a rise in deadly melanoma throughout the Western world, especially in countries where skin is typically fair or where tanning is the norm, […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Top 25 travel destinations of 2013: TripAdvisor

Top 25 travel destinations of 2013: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – The birthplace of fine dining gastronomy and the home of perhaps the most famous glittering tower of steel and iron has been named the top travel destination of 2013 among members of the largest online travel community in the world. According to the millions of reviews and opinions submitted by TripAdvisor members this […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
New CGI-animated ‘Star Wars’ series ready to air by 2014

New CGI-animated ‘Star Wars’ series ready to air by 2014

(Relaxnews) – Slated for next fall’s lineup on the Disney XD Channel, “Star Wars Rebels” takes place in an era hitherto unexplored on the silver or small screen. The animated series will be set in the 20-year interval between “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith” (2005) and “Star Wars Episode IV: A New […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Film ·
Macy’s & American Airlines Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Far East Movement

Macy’s & American Airlines Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Far East Movement

Macy’s brings special performances by Cherrytree recording artists Far East Movement to 6 locations nationwide in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month  NEW YORK, NY (May 1, 2013) – In honor of contributions made by Asian-Pacific Americans, Macy’s celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May at select Macy’s locations nationwide. Macy’s will host the platinum-selling Far East […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, International Stars, Music ·
Meet Wynn, ABS-CBN’s newest recording artist

Meet Wynn, ABS-CBN’s newest recording artist

After debuting in a big way via this year’s Himig Handog competition, singer-songwriter Wynn Andrada is now officially a Kapamilya recording artist. The 18-year-old is set to release his first solo album under Star Records, after recently formalizing the deal with Kapamilya executives, including Star Creatives head Malou Santos, Star Records head Roxy Liquigan and […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Music ·
Beautiful cars in a beautiful setting: Lake Como’s Concorso d’Eleganza

Beautiful cars in a beautiful setting: Lake Como’s Concorso d’Eleganza

(Relaxnews) – Held on the picturesque shores of Italy’s Lake Como since 1929, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is regarded by many as the most significant event in the classic car calendar and the one that does the most to celebrate the perseveration of historic cars and motorcycles. For three days each May, the grounds […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

(Hong Kong-AFP) – Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city’s high levels of roadside pollution. The 45 bright red cars were launched by Chinese electric vehicle producer BYD, which is partly backed by US investment titan Warren Buffett. Called the BYD e6, the […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Motoring ·
Pulsing European beach city named top summer destination

Pulsing European beach city named top summer destination

(Relaxnews) – Barcelona’s Mediterranean weather, cosmopolitan offerings, beaches and pulsing music and outdoor festival scene have made the Spanish city the top summer destination for users of the popular crowd-sourced travel guide Gogobot. After the community of 2.5 million users were asked to name their favorite summer destination, the Catalonian capital emerged the top-rated destination […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS

By Rudy M. Viernes The Philippines has a lot of festivals–cultural and religious–celebrated all year round with such gung-ho spirit,zeal and fanfare.  The Filipino’s happy disposition has earned the Philippines among the happiest in the world, according to Happy Planet Index.  It isn’t debatable that Filipinos will always find ways to celebrate  an occasion even in […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Palace won’t send new emissary to Taiwan

Palace won’t send new emissary to Taiwan

MANILA, May 20 (Mabuhay) – While expressing concern for the safety of Filipinos in Taiwan, President Benigno Aquino III is not sending a new emissary for now while the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) probe into the killing of the Taiwanese fisherman is ongoing. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Manila Economic and Cultural […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings

Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings

(GENEVA-AFP) – Manufacturers of business jets can look forward to climbing sales in the years to come thanks to emerging markets as they gather in Switzerland for an annual air show, having survived the turbulence of the global financial crisis. But “we’re still waiting for the real recovery,” noted Eric Trappier, chief executive of Dassault […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Dubai hotel hands out gold-plated iPads to guests

Dubai hotel hands out gold-plated iPads to guests

(Relaxnews) – Guests staying at the iconic, sail-shaped luxury hotel the Burj Al Arab in Dubai are being given 24-carat gold-plated iPads which will serve as their personal virtual concierge for the duration of their stay. It’s the latest in lavish and — and some might say over-the-top —  hotel perks being launched out of […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Road trips good for relationships: survey

Road trips good for relationships: survey

(Relaxnews) – A survey reveals that taking a road trip can be good for strengthening a couple’s relationship. So claim 90 percent of respondents when asked if taking a road trip with their partner had proved beneficial, with 77 percent of couples saying they actively look forward to time spent driving together. The “Love on […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

(Relaxnews) – The man who played Captain America is going to replace Justin Long, who was initially tapped for the part, in a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “The Ten O’Clock People,” reports Deadline.com. Chris Evans is in the running to play a man trying hard to quit smoking. Smoking only on his […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Iza lauds Zanjoe’s performance in ‘Bromance’

Iza lauds Zanjoe’s performance in ‘Bromance’

MANILA, May 18 (Mabuhay) -– Actress Iza Calzado lauded Zanjoe Marudo for pulling off his dual role — one gay, the other straight — in the movie “Bromance.” Calzado said she is amazed that Marudo was able to distinctly convey his two characters. “Maganda ‘yung pelikula. Nakakatawa ang mga scene, ang galing ni Zanjoe mag-play […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Saudi signs accord to protect Filipino maids

Saudi signs accord to protect Filipino maids

MANILA, May 20, 2013 (AFP) – The Philippines said Monday it had signed a historic agreement with Saudi Arabia that would protect thousands of Filipina maids from being exploited in the Middle Eastern kingdom. The agreement guarantees Filipina maids benefits like a day off each week while preventing their hiring costs from being deducted from […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malacanang says Hollywood stars’ recent visit to the Philippines ‘ good press’

Malacanang says Hollywood stars’ recent visit to the Philippines ‘ good press’

MANILA, May 20 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang said on Sunday that the recent visits to the Philippines by big-name Hollywood stars meant “good press” for the country that could result into more tourist visits and further spur the country’s economic progress. Hollywood’s A-list celebrities Vin Diesel and Sarah Jessica Parker were in Manila last week to […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Philippine News ·