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 ·
Spanish flamenco’s coming home… to India

Spanish flamenco’s coming home… to India

(MADRID, Spain-AFP) – Spain’s oldest flamenco festival will visit India in 2014, retracing the origins of the classic Spanish musical form, organisers said Wednesday. The Cante de las Minas festival plans its first overseas event in March in Jodhpur, in Rajasthan state — considered the home of the migrant gypsies from whom southern Spain’s flamenco […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
CAN I BORROW SOME MORE….

CAN I BORROW SOME MORE….

My client sat down and sighed deeply. He had a  plastic bag  which he emptied on the desk. Mostly unopened mail, you just knew who they were from. “I don’t know what to do”, he said. “I’ve tried to borrow money to pay off these debts, but the banks turned me down, even the payday […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Southeast Asia in SoCal Events Calendar – Celebrate the 115th Philippine Independence

Southeast Asia in SoCal Events Calendar – Celebrate the 115th Philippine Independence

Saturday, June 1, 2013 Film: “Marilou Diaz Abaya: Filmmaker on a Voyage” (Philippines) 2:00 PM Silver Lake Library 2411 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039 Free and open to the public but RSVP requested to 310-514-9139 or lindanietes@philippineexpressionsbookshop.com   Documentary film about a prolific Filipina filmmaker by Mona Lisa Yuchengco.  Los Angeles premier. Film will be followed at 4:00 […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Take a bow-wow: Blind poodle wins Cannes’ ‘Palm Dog’

Take a bow-wow: Blind poodle wins Cannes’ ‘Palm Dog’

(CANNES, France-AFP) – A white poodle that plays the part of a blind pet owned by Liberace in the flamboyant biopic “Behind the Candelabra” scooped glory on Friday by winning the Palm Dog for canine talent at the Cannes Film Festival. The pedigree pooch plays Baby Boy, whose sight problems bring a teenage dog trainer […]

25.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Five Ayurvedic spices to keep you cool this summer

Five Ayurvedic spices to keep you cool this summer

(Relaxnews) – The ancient healing art of Ayurveda is one of the hottest wellness trends this year, and you can sample some of the practice’s benefits right in your kitchen with spice therapy to keep your doshas, or biological energies, in balance. According to Ayurveda, summertime is the fire season, or pitta, which can require […]

25.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Jessica Sanchez and Apl.de.ap performed at the Time for Hope Gala

Jessica Sanchez and Apl.de.ap performed at the Time for Hope Gala

The Apl.De.Ap Foundation International and the This Time Foundation International hosted the Time for Hope Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on May 18, 2013.  The event was sponsored by the Honolulu Cookie Company, One Hope Wine, Red Ribbon, Sony and Tikkun Holistic Spa. Balita Media, Inc. was the official media […]

25.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Hollywood Stars ·
Anne Curtis “No Other Concert” is Adding 2nd show at Pechanga!

Anne Curtis “No Other Concert” is Adding 2nd show at Pechanga!

Pechanga Resorts & Casino celebrates the Filipino Independence Day by hosting Anne Curtis’“Annebisyosa” No Other Concert. The first stop of the concert series was held on January 28, 2012 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, followed by the second concert on March 23, 2012 in Cebu, at the Waterfront Hotel and the third concert on May […]

24.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Happenings ·