Trailer: Liam Hemsworth caught between Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman in “Paranoia”

Trailer: Liam Hemsworth caught between Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman in “Paranoia”

Relaxnews) – A tense trailer is now out to promote this corporate espionage thriller inspired by Joseph Finder’s bestseller. The sneak peek on Yahoo!Movies follows an ambitious young man caught in a web of influence and industrial espionage spun by two rival telecom moguls. Helmed by Robert Luketic, “Paranoia” stars Liam Hemsworth, who played a pivotal part […]

07.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Watch: final trailer for ‘Man of Steel’

Watch: final trailer for ‘Man of Steel’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for the latest Superman movie, showing action scenes and summing up Kal-El’s life, from arriving on Earth as a baby to becoming Superman. In addition to Henry Cavill as the superhero, the trailer shows Russell Crowe as his father, Michael Shannon as evil general Zod, and Amy […]

07.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
‘May We Be Forgiven’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

‘May We Be Forgiven’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

(Relaxnews) – US author A.M. Homes has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), beating favorite “Bring Up the Bodies” by Hilary Mantel. “To pick one book from the wealth of talent on show would make the strongest heart quail,” said judges chair Miranda Richardson of the panel’s task, congratulating each of […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Hermès releases new travel spray bottles for its fragrances

Hermès releases new travel spray bottles for its fragrances

(Relaxnews) – As you pack your bag for your next vacation you might well be wondering how to add an extra splash of luxury to your suitcase. If so, you’ll be happy to hear that Hermès has added four new colorful options (‘bleu galice’ blue, ‘rose crevette’, ‘vert canopée’ green and ‘jaune soufre’ yellow) to its line […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Carey Mulligan favorite to play Hillary Clinton in biopic

Carey Mulligan favorite to play Hillary Clinton in biopic

(Relaxnews) – The odds are on English actress Carey Mulligan to land the lead in “Rodham,” a biopic about Hillary Clinton’s early years in politics. At 28, Carey Mulligan is ahead of Amanda Seyfried and even Scarlett Johansson in the running for the role of the heroine in this independent political drama. Mulligan, who debuted […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
How Americans will be spending their summer holidays this year

How Americans will be spending their summer holidays this year

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to vacation planning, holidaymakers in the US said their top priority is to immerse themselves in the local culture, followed by shopping and feasting on local cuisine. Those are among some of the findings in the latest “American Express Spending & Saving Tracker” report, released this week, which likewise found […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·
Philippines starts preparations for hosting of World Economic Forum on East Asia next year

Philippines starts preparations for hosting of World Economic Forum on East Asia next year

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar) The Philippines has started its preparations for next year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, a government official said Thursday. President Aquino, who is expected to arrive here Friday morning, is attending the closing plenary of the 22nd WEF East Asia Summit to personally invite the delegates of WEF to the Philippines next […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Invitation to The Mango Bride Reading and Reception on June 27, 6:30 pm

Invitation to The Mango Bride Reading and Reception on June 27, 6:30 pm

You are cordially invited to a reading and reception of The Mango Bride with author Marivi Soliven, Grand Prize Winner – 2011 Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy onJune 27, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP to marivi_blanco@yahoo.com. About the Author […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Brazil wants to be among top tourist destinations by 2022

Brazil wants to be among top tourist destinations by 2022

(Relaxnews) – Brazil has released details on ambitious plans to make the country top of mind among travelers and turn it into the third biggest tourism economy in the world by 2022. Already, the country projects strong year-over-year growth in the number of foreign visitors it receives. International arrivals, for instance, are expected to spike […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Exposé reveals that Kim Jong-il loved French cognac and Big Macs

Exposé reveals that Kim Jong-il loved French cognac and Big Macs

(Relaxnews) – A riveting interview with the personal chef of North Korea’s late leader Kim Jong-il reveals fascinating details about the dictator’s extravagant — and expensive — taste for French cognac, Iranian caviar, and McDonald’s Big Macs. Penned by American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Adam Johnson for GQ magazine, the lengthy piece has drawn attention around […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining ·
Bungie promises ‘Destiny’ gameplay at Sony E3 briefing

Bungie promises ‘Destiny’ gameplay at Sony E3 briefing

(Relaxnews) – Ex-”Halo” studio Bungie has drawn a line in the sand: gameplay from new title “Destiny” will be shown at the June 10 Sony E3 2013 press conference, moving away from the studio’s customary home at the Xbox Media Briefing earlier in the day. Prior to the “Halo” series, Bungie developed the “Marathon” trilogy, […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Games ·
US drops plan to allow pocket knives on flights

US drops plan to allow pocket knives on flights

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), bowing to a chorus of outrage led by flight attendants, abandoned Wednesday its plan to allow pocket knives in carry-on baggage. In a statement, the TSA said it would “continue to enforce the current prohibited items list” that also includes golf clubs, lacrosse sticks, ski poles, billiard […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Airlines offering ‘all-you-can-fly and pack’ subscription services

Airlines offering ‘all-you-can-fly and pack’ subscription services

(Relaxnews) – Subscription services for extra legroom, increased baggage allowance, and even ‘all-you-can-fly’ programs are making their debuts in the airline industry, in what could become the next trend in flying. Earlier this week United Airlines launched a new service that would allow subscribers to book seats which offer extra legroom at the front of […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Kristen Stewart to play opposite Juliette Binoche in ‘Sils Maria’

Kristen Stewart to play opposite Juliette Binoche in ‘Sils Maria’

(Relaxnews) – The “Twilight” star will join the cast of “Sils Maria,” a new film by French director Olivier Assayas, according to Deadline.com. Kristen Stewart will be taking Mia Wasikowska’s place in this arthouse drama about the passage of time. She’ll be playing an assistant to a veteran stage actress (Juliette Binoche), who is tormented […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Miss World axes bikinis for Muslim Indonesia

Miss World axes bikinis for Muslim Indonesia

(JAKARTA-AFP) – Contestants at this year’s Miss World beauty pageant will not wear bikinis in the parade in a bid to avoid causing offence in Muslim-majority Indonesia, organisers confirmed Wednesday. The 137 women taking part in the September contest will swap bikinis for more conservative attire, such as traditional sarongs, for the beach fashion section. […]

06.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, World News ·
56% of US adults have smartphones: survey

56% of US adults have smartphones: survey

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – More than half of American adults own a smartphone, including some 80 percent of those in the 18 to 34 age group, a survey showed Wednesday. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project said smartphone adoption has jumped from 35 percent in 2011 to 56 percent this year. The survey, which […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Online, Science & Technology ·
Trailer: Robert De Niro incognito in France in Luc Besson’s ‘The Family’

Trailer: Robert De Niro incognito in France in Luc Besson’s ‘The Family’

(Relaxnews) – Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones co-star in the mobster comedy “The Family,” adapted from the novel “Badfellas” by Tonino Benacquista. The teaser trailer for “The Family,” now posted on Yahoo! Movies, offers a sneak peek at a black comedy that pokes fun at clichés about organized crime and Franco-American relations. Robert De […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Maricar Reyes, Richard Poon eye wedding this year

Maricar Reyes, Richard Poon eye wedding this year

Singer Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year. Poon said preparations are now underway for his wedding with Reyes. The 31-year-old “ASAP” mainstay confirmed his engagement to the 27-year-old actress late last month. “I think naman she deserves it. I think any […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL, DOT AND FILIPINO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS GEAR UP FOR 08 JUNE 2013 KALAYAAN CELEBRATION AT HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL, DOT AND FILIPINO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS GEAR UP FOR 08 JUNE 2013 KALAYAAN CELEBRATION AT HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

Los Angeles, 04 June 2013. – The Philippine Consulate General, the Department of Tourism and the Filipino community organizations of Los Angeles gears up for KALAYAAN 2013 at Filipinotown on 08 June 2013. One of the highlights of Kalayaan 2013 celebration are the Dinagyang Street Dancers from the City of Iloilo and million-peso championship winner of […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
President Aquino leads Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations dividends day in Malacañang

President Aquino leads Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations dividends day in Malacañang

MANILA, June 3 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that the Government-Owned and-Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) remitted a total of P77-billion to the national coffers for the past three years, compared to P96-billion collected by the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her nine years of presidency. In his speech at […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·