New challenges for Kaye Abad, Denise Laurel in ‘Annaliza’

New challenges for Kaye Abad, Denise Laurel in ‘Annaliza’

MANILA, May 11 (Mabuhay) – ACTRESSES Denise Laurel and Kaye Abad are set to star opposite each other in the upcoming ABS-CBN series “Annaliza.” After the success of their respective teleseryes, Denise’s “Precious Hearts Romances Present: Paraiso” and Kaye’s “Angelito: Ang Bayong Yugto,” the two will play characters different from their usual roles on television. From […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
PNoy uses kodigo to ensure 12-0 vote for team

PNoy uses kodigo to ensure 12-0 vote for team

TARLAC CITY, May 13 (Mabuhay) — President Aquino brought with him a sample ballot and used it as his “kodigo” (guide) when he cast his vote. Speaking to reporters, Aquino said he wanted to make sure that he voted for all the candidates of the administration senatorial slate. Aquino disclosed that he voted 12-0 in […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
‘Iron Man 3′ and ‘Gatsby’ kill at US box office

‘Iron Man 3′ and ‘Gatsby’ kill at US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Super-hero blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3″ stayed on top at the US box office after it’s mega debut a week earlier — but “The Great Gatsby” was also a power player, industry estimates showed Sunday. On its second weekend in US theaters, “Iron Man 3,” starring Robert Downey Jr as the title […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Health and fitness agenda: International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day

Health and fitness agenda: International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day

(Relaxnews) – This month the world lights candles to honor the 30th anniversary of International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day. International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day May 19 Worldwide The 30th Annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day is the largest grassroots movement against the disease and is intended to create awareness and hope with a single gesture: […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness ·
Eating at Subway nearly as calorific as McDonald’s: study

Eating at Subway nearly as calorific as McDonald’s: study

(Relaxnews) – Think Subway is the lesser of fast food evils? Think again. A new US study has found that teens consumed nearly as many calories at the sandwich shop chain as they did when they ate at McDonald’s. It’s a finding that may take the steam out of Subway’s marketing pitch as the healthier, […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Lamborghini’s latest display of hedonism

Lamborghini’s latest display of hedonism

(Relaxnews) – Built to commemorate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary, the Egoista is rather aptly named. Unveiled in Sant’Agata Bolognese by its creator, Volkswagen’s head of design, Walter De Silva, the Egoista doesn’t so much whisper “look at me” as it does scream it at decibel levels dangerous to the human ear. “This is a car made […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Films in the running for Cannes festival Palme d’Or

Films in the running for Cannes festival Palme d’Or

(PARIS-AFP) – Twenty films will go head to head in the race for the Palme d’Or at the May 15-26 Cannes Film Festival.   Here are the films chosen to compete before the jury headed by US director Steven Spielberg, with English titles where cited by organisers: – “Un Chateau en Italie”, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi – […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, International Stars ·
US Air Force removes 17 nuclear missile officers

US Air Force removes 17 nuclear missile officers

WASHINGTON  (AFP) – The US Air Force has relieved 17 officers of their responsibilities for the control of intercontinental nuclear missiles, a military spokesman said Wednesday, citing a poor performance review. Although individual officers have sometimes lost their certification to control and launch missiles, the removal of so many at once is “unprecedented,” Lieutenant Colonel […]

12.05.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Havana Bay slowly reclaims historic splendor

Havana Bay slowly reclaims historic splendor

(HAVANA-AFP) – Pelicans and their prey are back in Havana Bay in a sign that efforts to clean up the historic and once splendid port of the Cuban capital are paying off. “They disappeared long ago but because of the cleanup the fish have returned — and therefore so have the pelicans,” said fisherman Eduardo […]

12.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Olympics: Tokyo bid prepared for every twist and turn – Interview

Olympics: Tokyo bid prepared for every twist and turn – Interview

PARIS-AFP) – Robert Baden-Powell founder of the Scout Movement is not a name normally associated with bids to host the greatest sporting event in the world the Olympic Games but its motto ‘Be Prepared’ is one the Tokyo bid have adopted thanks to their chief executive Masato Mizuno. Mizuno, who in 2011 stepped down from […]

12.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Global tourism comes to ‘Civilization V’

Global tourism comes to ‘Civilization V’

(Relaxnews) – A new expansion for pre-eminent empire-building computer game “Civilization V” will include a series premiere for the economic and cultural benefits of tourism. According to the “Civilization” formula as expounded in the sim’s July add-on “Brave New World,” dominance over other nations need not be of the military persuasion — cultivating a rich […]

12.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Videos ·
Medieval crown jewels on display at Prague castle

Medieval crown jewels on display at Prague castle

(PRAGUE-AFP) – The Czech crown jewels went on show at Prague castle Friday, in a rare public display for the 700-year-old items that are pulled out only on special occasions. The medieval works of art consist of a gold crown decorated with 96 precious stones including rubies and sapphires, along with a sceptre, royal orb […]

11.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
US researchers develop new tool in HIV vaccine fight

US researchers develop new tool in HIV vaccine fight

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US researchers have developed a new test to identify antibodies capable of fighting most strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in a breakthrough that could accelerate the hunt for a vaccine. A report published in the journal Science on Thursday said that scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

11.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Study shows that adventure shapes the individual

Study shows that adventure shapes the individual

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The act of exploring helps shape the brain and adventuring is what makes each individual different, according to a study out Thursday by researchers in Germany. The findings published in the US journal Science may offer new paths to treating psychiatric diseases, scientists said. Researchers sought to pin down why identical twins are […]

11.05.2013 · Filled under: News ·
Food agenda: Mesamérica

Food agenda: Mesamérica

(Relaxnews) – Here’s a look at the major food-related events around the world. Mesamérica May 21-22 Mexico City, Mexico A culinary event aimed at promoting Mexican cuisine and gastronomy, Mesamérica will bring a veritable constellation of superstar chefs this year, with a roster that includes Daniel Humm, Alex Atala, Gaston Acurio, Andoni Luis Aduriz, René […]

11.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Chanel unveils new Keira Knightley film

Chanel unveils new Keira Knightley film

(Relaxnews) – “Once Upon a Time” celebrates the founding of the famous Parisian luxury label’s first store exactly a century ago. Starring recently married Chanel favorite Keira Knightley, the 18-minute long film was directed by the brand’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld, and was unveiled as the brand showed the latest Cruise collection in Singapore on May 9. […]

10.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Is Ferrari planning an even more exclusive hypercar?

Is Ferrari planning an even more exclusive hypercar?

(Relaxnews) – Ferrari has confirmed that all 499 examples of its latest flagship, the LaFerrari, are already spoken for as biggest rival Porsche reveals mixed fortunes with its latest flagship offering, the 918 Spyder. Ferrari’s parent company, Fiat, is reportedly examining other opportunities to extend the car’s production run in some way with the most […]

10.05.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
World Trade Center spire completed in New York

World Trade Center spire completed in New York

(NEW YORK-AFP) – New York construction workers cheered Friday as the final piece of the spire for the World Trade Center was hoisted into place, making the tower the tallest in the western hemisphere. Local television footage showed the huge piece, measuring 408 feet (124 meters), being craned slowly up, completing the final piece in […]

10.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Alfonso Cuaron’s space thriller ‘Gravity’ gets first trailer

Alfonso Cuaron’s space thriller ‘Gravity’ gets first trailer

(Relaxnews) – Set for a fall release, “Gravity” was presented by Warner Bros in a 1’30” trailer posted on YouTube. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney will play two astronauts stranded in space and facing death after the destruction of their space station. The frightening atmosphere of the thriller shot in 3D comes across through the […]

10.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Microsoft eyes full control of Nook: report

Microsoft eyes full control of Nook: report

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Shares in Barnes & Noble surged Thursday after a report that Microsoft was preparing a $1 billion bid for the bookseller’s Nook Media digital assets. B&N shares jumped 26.9 percent to $22.55 in pre-market electronic trades, after the report by the technology news blog TechCrunch. Last year, Microsoft invested $300 million in the […]

10.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Online, Science & Technology ·