Cuisia: Manila will Work with US, Other Countries to Ensure Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea

Cuisia: Manila will Work with US, Other Countries to Ensure Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia—The Philippines will continue to work with the United States and other countries to guarantee freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia said. “It is essential that the Philippines works with other countries to guarantee freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, where an estimated $1.3 trillion […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Football: Spotlight falls on Brazil for Confed Cup

Football: Spotlight falls on Brazil for Confed Cup

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – The first of three major international sporting events in Brazil begins next month, with football’s Confederations Cup pitting three former world champions, including the hosts, against the current title holders, Spain, and outsiders Mexico, Nigeria, Japan and tiny Tahiti. But the traditional curtain-raiser to the most-watched sporting event on the planet […]

20.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Max Factor launches ’72-hour’ mascara

Max Factor launches ’72-hour’ mascara

(Relaxnews) – Ever wished your mascara could be completely sleepproof? Fans of clean pillows everywhere will be excited to hear that Max Factor has come to the rescue with a new mascara it says works like a long-lasting lash tint. The Lashfinity 3 Day Mascara is completely waterproof, meaning it won’t come off in the shower or […]

20.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online ·
‘Star Trek’ boldly goes to top of US box office

‘Star Trek’ boldly goes to top of US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Star Trek: Into Darkness” soared at warp speed to the top of the US box office, ousting blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3,” industry estimates showed Sunday. The latest installment of the cult science fiction phenomenon starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto took in $70.6 million on its debut weekend, according to industry […]

20.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift dominates

Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift dominates

(Relaxnews) – On Sunday, May 19, the annual Billboard Music Awards took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The awards honor creativity and achievement in the music industry. This year’s event saw Taylor Swift pick up eight awards and Rihanna dominate R&B; a list of some of the night’s big winners can be […]

20.05.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Videos ·
Alexander McQueen unveils new website

Alexander McQueen unveils new website

(Relaxnews) – A new website unveiled this week by Alexander McQueen features expanded e-commerce and “a more cohesive vision.” Alexander McQueen and the diffusion label McQ will expand shipping to nearly 100 countries. This means the London-based fashion label will now reach Australia, new countries in Asia, the UAE, Russia, South, Central and North America as […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
“Be Careful With My Heart” concerts draw thousands in Los Angeles and Kissimmee

“Be Careful With My Heart” concerts draw thousands in Los Angeles and Kissimmee

TFC Presents scores back-to-back event winners with Sir Chief, Maya and the gang in U.S. tour REDWOOD CITY, CA, May 15, 2013 – Social media was crawling with photos and comments the past weekend following the back-to-back concerts of the Philippines’ number one daytime show, “Be Careful With My Heart”, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Videos ·
Filipino superstar Anne Curtis helps Pechanga Resort & Casino celebrate Philippine Independence Day

Filipino superstar Anne Curtis helps Pechanga Resort & Casino celebrate Philippine Independence Day

TEMECULA, Calif. (May 15, 2013) – A double threat – a movie/TV star and singer in The Philippines, Anne Curtis comes to the Pechanga Resort & Casino to celebrate the 115th Independence Day of the Philippines on June 15th, 2013 at 8:00 PM with the “No Other Concert” tour.  A second show will also take place on […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Health/fitness apps: iDrated, Omvana, Kettlebell Swing Timer

Health/fitness apps: iDrated, Omvana, Kettlebell Swing Timer

(Relaxnews) – Top health and fitness apps in this week’s iTunes charts include two apps for tracking how much water you drink as well as apps for meditation and kettlebell workouts. Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes paid and free health and fitness apps by country for the week, recorded on […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness ·
Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Coppola Cannes pic

Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Coppola Cannes pic

(CANNES, France-AFP) – “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson abandons magic for pole-dancing and cat burglary in Sofia Coppola’s latest movie, one of two Cannes contenders on Thursday with twists on the girls-gone-wild theme. “The Bling Ring” is based on true events in fame-fixated Los Angeles where a gang of teenagers in 2009 broke into the […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Scarlett Johansson to direct ‘Summer Crossing’

Scarlett Johansson to direct ‘Summer Crossing’

(Relaxnews) – Scarlett Johansson is finalizing plans to adapt Truman Capote’s long-lost first novel, “Summer Crossing,” the starlet announced at the Film Market during the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Johansson began working on the “Summer Crossing” project in 2011. This will be the 28-year-old actress’s first shot at directing a feature-length film. […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’: Marvel reveals 3-minute trailer

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’: Marvel reveals 3-minute trailer

(Relaxnews) – The new superhero series helmed by Joss Whedon (“The Avengers”) will be airing this fall on ABC. To whet the viewing public’s appetite to the max, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” bares a lot in a nearly three-minute teaser trailer. The series will re-immerse us in the Marvel Cinematic Universe of the movie “The […]

17.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Eliminate debt without permanently damaging your credit

Eliminate debt without permanently damaging your credit

Ask yourself this: If you could eliminate your debt without permanently damaging your credit, why wouldn’t you? The stigma related to bankruptcy is not what it was 30 years ago. Just ask the millions of Americans who have taken this step to rebuild their futures. A clean slate is the ultimate tool of empowerment. Bankruptcy […]

16.05.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
US carrier joins S. Korea drill despite North anger

US carrier joins S. Korea drill despite North anger

SEOUL, May 13, 2013 (AFP) – South Korea and a US strike force led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz kicked off Monday a joint naval drill slammed by North Korea as a “wanton” provocation and rehearsal for war. The two-day exercise began with the departure of the 97,000-tonne Nimitz, one of the world’s […]

16.05.2013 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Jennylyn: Not yet time to settle down

Jennylyn: Not yet time to settle down

Actress Jennylyn Mercado thinks now is not yet the time to tie the knot. This comes after her boyfriend Luis Manzano admitted on national TV that he wouldn’t mind settling down soon. Mercado said she has to take care of her son first before considering marriage. “So Luis naman, wala naman akong masasabi talaga. Pero […]

16.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
2013 Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPro)

2013 Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPro)

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today announced the second batch of ten exceptional young Filipino-Americans in the United States and Guam who have been selected for the 2013 Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPro). Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., who initiated the program last year, said the following individuals will take part in the program that […]

16.05.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Final candidates vie for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’

Final candidates vie for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’

(Relaxnews) – Finalists for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ contest have been announced, with candidates from the US leading the charge, followed by England and France. In all, 18 candidates from 12 countries have been shortlisted from a pool that started with 330,000 applicants from 196 countries, in one of the most successful […]

16.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Christy Turlington returns to Calvin Klein

Christy Turlington returns to Calvin Klein

(Relaxnews) – One of the original 1990s supermodels, Christy Turlington Burns will appear as the latest face of Calvin Klein underwear this fall. One of the original supermodels, of whom fellow 90s fashion star Linda Evangelista famously said: “”We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day,” Christy Turlington Burns is perhaps one of the most […]

15.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Bea excited to see Zanjoe in new gay role

Bea excited to see Zanjoe in new gay role

After playing a gay role in the Star Cinema anniversary offering “24/7 in Love” last year, Zanjoe Marudo admitted he never expected to play another gay role. Marudo is the lead star of the upcoming Star Cinema movie “Bromance: My Brother’s Romance” where he has a dual role – one, a straight “macho” man, and […]

15.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Treat or turkey? Cannes braces for “Great Gatsby”

Treat or turkey? Cannes braces for “Great Gatsby”

(CANNES, France-AFP) – Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” was to open the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, with critics divided on whether it amounts to an inspired take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic or a cinematic flop. A host of stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan and Matt Damon are expected […]

15.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·