Macy’s & American Airlines Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Far East Movement

Macy’s & American Airlines Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Far East Movement

Macy’s brings special performances by Cherrytree recording artists Far East Movement to 6 locations nationwide in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month  NEW YORK, NY (May 1, 2013) – In honor of contributions made by Asian-Pacific Americans, Macy’s celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May at select Macy’s locations nationwide. Macy’s will host the platinum-selling Far East […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, International Stars, Music ·
Meet Wynn, ABS-CBN’s newest recording artist

Meet Wynn, ABS-CBN’s newest recording artist

After debuting in a big way via this year’s Himig Handog competition, singer-songwriter Wynn Andrada is now officially a Kapamilya recording artist. The 18-year-old is set to release his first solo album under Star Records, after recently formalizing the deal with Kapamilya executives, including Star Creatives head Malou Santos, Star Records head Roxy Liquigan and […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Music ·
Beautiful cars in a beautiful setting: Lake Como’s Concorso d’Eleganza

Beautiful cars in a beautiful setting: Lake Como’s Concorso d’Eleganza

(Relaxnews) – Held on the picturesque shores of Italy’s Lake Como since 1929, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is regarded by many as the most significant event in the classic car calendar and the one that does the most to celebrate the perseveration of historic cars and motorcycles. For three days each May, the grounds […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

Hong Kong launches first electric taxis

(Hong Kong-AFP) – Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city’s high levels of roadside pollution. The 45 bright red cars were launched by Chinese electric vehicle producer BYD, which is partly backed by US investment titan Warren Buffett. Called the BYD e6, the […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Motoring ·
Pulsing European beach city named top summer destination

Pulsing European beach city named top summer destination

(Relaxnews) – Barcelona’s Mediterranean weather, cosmopolitan offerings, beaches and pulsing music and outdoor festival scene have made the Spanish city the top summer destination for users of the popular crowd-sourced travel guide Gogobot. After the community of 2.5 million users were asked to name their favorite summer destination, the Catalonian capital emerged the top-rated destination […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS

PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS

By Rudy M. Viernes The Philippines has a lot of festivals–cultural and religious–celebrated all year round with such gung-ho spirit,zeal and fanfare.  The Filipino’s happy disposition has earned the Philippines among the happiest in the world, according to Happy Planet Index.  It isn’t debatable that Filipinos will always find ways to celebrate  an occasion even in […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Palace won’t send new emissary to Taiwan

Palace won’t send new emissary to Taiwan

MANILA, May 20 (Mabuhay) – While expressing concern for the safety of Filipinos in Taiwan, President Benigno Aquino III is not sending a new emissary for now while the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) probe into the killing of the Taiwanese fisherman is ongoing. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Manila Economic and Cultural […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings

Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings

(GENEVA-AFP) – Manufacturers of business jets can look forward to climbing sales in the years to come thanks to emerging markets as they gather in Switzerland for an annual air show, having survived the turbulence of the global financial crisis. But “we’re still waiting for the real recovery,” noted Eric Trappier, chief executive of Dassault […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Dubai hotel hands out gold-plated iPads to guests

Dubai hotel hands out gold-plated iPads to guests

(Relaxnews) – Guests staying at the iconic, sail-shaped luxury hotel the Burj Al Arab in Dubai are being given 24-carat gold-plated iPads which will serve as their personal virtual concierge for the duration of their stay. It’s the latest in lavish and — and some might say over-the-top —  hotel perks being launched out of […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Road trips good for relationships: survey

Road trips good for relationships: survey

(Relaxnews) – A survey reveals that taking a road trip can be good for strengthening a couple’s relationship. So claim 90 percent of respondents when asked if taking a road trip with their partner had proved beneficial, with 77 percent of couples saying they actively look forward to time spent driving together. The “Love on […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

(Relaxnews) – The man who played Captain America is going to replace Justin Long, who was initially tapped for the part, in a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “The Ten O’Clock People,” reports Deadline.com. Chris Evans is in the running to play a man trying hard to quit smoking. Smoking only on his […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Iza lauds Zanjoe’s performance in ‘Bromance’

Iza lauds Zanjoe’s performance in ‘Bromance’

MANILA, May 18 (Mabuhay) -– Actress Iza Calzado lauded Zanjoe Marudo for pulling off his dual role — one gay, the other straight — in the movie “Bromance.” Calzado said she is amazed that Marudo was able to distinctly convey his two characters. “Maganda ‘yung pelikula. Nakakatawa ang mga scene, ang galing ni Zanjoe mag-play […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Saudi signs accord to protect Filipino maids

Saudi signs accord to protect Filipino maids

MANILA, May 20, 2013 (AFP) – The Philippines said Monday it had signed a historic agreement with Saudi Arabia that would protect thousands of Filipina maids from being exploited in the Middle Eastern kingdom. The agreement guarantees Filipina maids benefits like a day off each week while preventing their hiring costs from being deducted from […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malacanang says Hollywood stars’ recent visit to the Philippines ‘ good press’

Malacanang says Hollywood stars’ recent visit to the Philippines ‘ good press’

MANILA, May 20 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang said on Sunday that the recent visits to the Philippines by big-name Hollywood stars meant “good press” for the country that could result into more tourist visits and further spur the country’s economic progress. Hollywood’s A-list celebrities Vin Diesel and Sarah Jessica Parker were in Manila last week to […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Philippine News ·
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 ·