First Ever Advertising Award for Asian American Work

First Ever Advertising Award for Asian American Work

- AT&T and interTrend Communications Win First Award in 45 Year Effie History –   New York, NY (May 22, 2013) –interTrend Communications, in partnership with Rezonate Media, accepted the first ever award given by Effie Worldwide in recognition of work targeted toward the Asian American community for AT&T’s“Away We Happened” campaign.  The Effie Awards […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Online, U.S. News ·
Anne Curtis Interview @ The Pechanga Resort & Casino

Anne Curtis Interview @ The Pechanga Resort & Casino

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Videos ·
Latest Porsche-designed BlackBerry comes in very limited edition

Latest Porsche-designed BlackBerry comes in very limited edition

(Relaxnews) – Just 25 examples of the gold-plated, leather-bound P’9981 Gold smartphone will ever be created, and each one carries a solid gold plaque on its rear, engraved with its serial number and its all-important 2AA prefix code. This code forms part of the handset’s PIN and informs other BlackBerry users that they are communicating […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Motoring, Online, Science & Technology ·
Is Samsung developing smartphone fingerprint scanners?

Is Samsung developing smartphone fingerprint scanners?

(Relaxnews) – Samsung could be following Apple’s lead and testing biometric technology for future handsets. SamMobile, reputed for its Samsung insider knowledge, has published a set of leaked files that detail a firmware build for Samsung’s Galaxy SIII which incorporate fingerprint scanning technology. All of which suggest that Samsung is looking to incorporate biometric scanning into […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Los Angeles gets first Jewish mayor I Garcetti

Los Angeles gets first Jewish mayor I Garcetti

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 (AFP) – Los Angeles councilman Eric Garcetti was elected as the US city’s first Jewish mayor Wednesday, after a hard-fought run-off race to succeed Antonio Villaraigosa, full results showed. Garcetti won 54 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election, against 46 percent for City Controller Wendy Greuel, who would have […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Cheaper yen attracts record visitors to Japan

Cheaper yen attracts record visitors to Japan

(TOKYO-AFP) – A record 923,000 foreigners travelled to Japan in April, up 18.1 percent from a year earlier, taking advantage of a weaker yen and an increase in chartered flights, a government agency said Wednesday. The previous monthly high was 879,000 in July 2010, the Japan National Tourism Organisation said. Tourism has rebounded since 2011, […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Dubai hotel named best in the world

Dubai hotel named best in the world

(Relaxnews) – Luxury, sail-shaped hotel the Burj Al Arab in Dubai has snagged the lofty title of being named the best hotel in the world by readers of a travel magazine distributed by The Daily Telegraph. Announced this week in London, the iconic Dubai landmark beat the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, Raffles in Singapore, […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Paris Hilton joins home of Lil Wayne, album due this summer

Paris Hilton joins home of Lil Wayne, album due this summer

(Relaxnews) – Socialite, heiress and tabloid fodder Paris Hilton has, in a bizarre move, signed a deal with Cash Money Records, the home of Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake among others. Cash Money Records, which was co-founded by Ronald “Slim” Williams and Bryan “Birdman” Williams back in 1991 and now operates as a subsidiary […]

23.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Myx TV announces launch of app on Roku

Myx TV announces launch of app on Roku

Fastest growing Asian American entertainment network in the U.S. teams up with adRise to boost Connected TV presence LOS ANGELES, CA (May 20, 2013) – Coming hot on the heels of two nominations this year from the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) for its two shows, Press Play and MashBox, Myx TV, the fastest-growing Asian-American entertainment network in […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online ·
TFC’s Adobo Nation celebrates 5th anniversary

TFC’s Adobo Nation celebrates 5th anniversary

Emmy award-winning TFC show observes milestone with hosts, partners and Filipino community REDWOOD CITY, CA (May 21, 2013) – A 2012 Emmy nod and a new 2013 Emmy nomination underscore the high standards that TFC’s weekly magazine show, Adobo Nation, has set for itself.    The US-produced show nabbed an Emmy in 2012 for best current/community/public affairs […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
GRAND PARK MAKES SUMMER SENSATIONAL WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE IN THE PARK FOR EVERYONE

GRAND PARK MAKES SUMMER SENSATIONAL WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE IN THE PARK FOR EVERYONE

– Free Music and Dance Performances, Movies, Exercise, Kids Activities, Special Summer Holiday Celebrations and More Encourage Grand Park Visitors to “Park Here Any Time” – LOS ANGELES (May 22, 2013) – Grand Park today announced a robust, multi-dimensional series of free summer events and activities designed to help Angelenos make this a summer to […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
Less-stressed women are more attractive to men: study

Less-stressed women are more attractive to men: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers found that women who have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol are rated as having less attractive faces by men than their more relaxed counterparts. Since stress can suppress fertility, study researcher Markus Rantala, a professor of biology at the University of Turku in Finland, told LiveScience, it’s no surprise that […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Amazon plans greenhouse-style headquarters

Amazon plans greenhouse-style headquarters

(SEATTLE, Washington-AFP) – US online giant Amazon has unveiled plans for a futuristic greenhouse style headquarters “where employees can work and socialize in a more natural, park-like setting.” The Internet company revealed photos and sketches this week of the plan to be submitted to Seattle city officials, becoming the latest of the technology heavyweights to […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Online, Science & Technology ·
Chamomile tea may help fight cancer

Chamomile tea may help fight cancer

(Relaxnews) – One good reason to brew a cup of chamomile tea: researchers say it may help fight cancer. Researchers from Ohio State University in the US say that chamomile tea contains a chemical called apigenin, which can take away some of the “superpowers” of cancer cells. In mice studies, scientists found that apigenin can […]

22.05.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
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 ·