Tim Burton to direct Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz

Tim Burton to direct Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz will play the lead parts in “Big Eyes,” a drama about the life of painter Margaret Keane. Almost twenty years after “Ed Wood” (1994), “Big Eyes” will herald Tim Burton’s return to the biopic. He will again be working with screenwriters Scott Alexander and […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
A good reason to skip your pre-workout stretch

A good reason to skip your pre-workout stretch

(Relaxnews) – Is the pre-workout stretch becoming a thing of the past? Two new studies give us good reason to skip it. A new study published this month in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research finds that if you stretch before you lift weights, you may feel weaker and less stable during your workout, reports The New […]

04.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Videos ·
HARANA PARTICIPATES AT THE PACIFIC ARTS MOVEMENT SPRING SHOWCASE

HARANA PARTICIPATES AT THE PACIFIC ARTS MOVEMENT SPRING SHOWCASE

After its critical success at the Busan International Film festival, the Hawaii International Film Festival (Audience Award winner), and the Dubai International Film festival, highly acclaimed Filipino documentary HARANA will participate at the forthcoming Pacific Arts Movement Spring Showcase, formerly called the San Diego Asian Film Festival from 18 to 25 April 2013.  Screening dates […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
CONSUL GENERAL DE LA VEGA MEETS WITH BOARD OF SUPERVISORS  OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY

CONSUL GENERAL DE LA VEGA MEETS WITH BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Los Angeles, 01 April 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega conducted a three-day consular outreach program at the West Oaks Plaza in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. on 22-24 March 2013. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with the Philippine American Chamber […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Book talk by Lucy Burns UCLA Department of Asian American Studies   Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 314 Royce Hall UCLA Campus Asian American Studies Faculty Lucy Burns speaks about her newly published book Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire (NYU Press, 2012).  She will be joined by writers R. Zamora Linmark, Irene Suico Soriano, […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Books ·
TFC, COMELEC and DFA-OAVS partner to promote overseas voting for  2013 Philippine elections

TFC, COMELEC and DFA-OAVS partner to promote overseas voting for 2013 Philippine elections

Kim, Robi, Maan, Atom and Ted are the faces of a new global campaign calling for overseas Filipinos to vote from April 13-May 13 March 25, 2013 (QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES) - After a record-breaking turnout of Filipinos during the registration period in 2012 as a result of a multi-platform campaign mounted by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and the […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Philippine News, Promotions, Videos ·
US Reiterates Commitment to Address Grounding of USS Guardian, Full Cooperation on Independent Probe by PH

US Reiterates Commitment to Address Grounding of USS Guardian, Full Cooperation on Independent Probe by PH

WASHINGTON, D.C. (2 April 2013) – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario and US Secretary of State John F. Kerry speak before media before their meeting at the State Department.  In his statement before media, Secretary Del Rosario expressed how much the Philippines values Secretary Kerry’s extensive experience in foreign relations, his understanding of […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Cast of “Be Careful With My Heart” ready to charm fans in Los Angeles and Kissimmee concerts this May

Cast of “Be Careful With My Heart” ready to charm fans in Los Angeles and Kissimmee concerts this May

TFC Presents Sir Chief, Maya and family with top concert artists Yeng and Jovit for a Mother’s Day family entertainment treat REDWOOD CITY, CA, April 2, 2013 – Well-respected Filipino TV and film critic Nestor Torre’s first impression of a relatively low-key ABS-CBN daytime teleserye with no superstars was portentous of great things to come. He […]

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Invite to Araw ng Kagitingan

Invite to Araw ng Kagitingan

03.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Happenings ·
A new trailer for ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’

A new trailer for ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’

(Relaxnews) – Lily Collins will play demon hunter Clary Fray, the heroine created by novelist Cassandra Clare, in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” a fantasy film akin to “Twilight” and “Beautiful Creatures.” The new trailer features Collins’s character, a teenager who discovers she is a member of the Shadowhunters, the only clan that can […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
More than half of Americans turn to retail therapy to lift their mood

More than half of Americans turn to retail therapy to lift their mood

(Relaxnews) – A new online survey finds that more than half of Americans engage in retail therapy, with nearly 64 percent of women and 40 percent of men boosting their mood with shopping. Top items of choice? Women shop for clothes while men prefer to spend money on food items. Other popular treats for women also included food, shoes, accessories, and books and magazines. […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
TV’s Barbara Walters laughs off talk of retirement

TV’s Barbara Walters laughs off talk of retirement

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US television news icon Barbara Walters, 83, laughed off reports of her imminent retirement Monday, indicating she has no immediate plans to draw a line under her long and storied career. Chatting with Whoopi Goldberg and other fellow co-hosts of her ABC daytime talk show “The View,” a vivacious Walters said “nothing is […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
Mumford and Sons joining NIN at Lollapalooza

Mumford and Sons joining NIN at Lollapalooza

(Relaxnews) – Radio-friendly British indie darlings Mumford and Sons will be taking to the mainstage at this year’s Lollapalooza festival. The group, which won album of the year for “Babel” at this year’s Grammys, will be headlining Lollapalooza alongside the recently reformed Nine Inch Nails. Lollapalooza 2013 will be held in Chicago over August 2-4 […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Videos ·
Chloe Moretz joining Charlize Theron in ‘Dark Places’

Chloe Moretz joining Charlize Theron in ‘Dark Places’

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that young actress Chloe Moretz is in the running to participate in Gilles Paquet-Brenner’s movie “Dark Places,” based on a novel by Gillian Flynn. The 16-year-old ‘”Hugo Cabret” and “Dark Shadows” actress is in talks for one of the lead roles in “Dark Places.” Moretz is apparently interested in playing […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Football: FIFA pick GoalControl for Confederations Cup

Football: FIFA pick GoalControl for Confederations Cup

(PARIS-AFP) – Football’s world governing body on Tuesday said that German company GoalControl will provide the goal-line technology at this year’s Confederations Cup in Brazil. The firm’s GoalControl-4D system, which uses 14 high-speed cameras placed around the pitch to track the ball, was chosen ahead of three other bids after a tendering process, presentation and […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Eating fish linked to longer life: US study

Eating fish linked to longer life: US study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – People age 65 and older who eat fish may live an average of two years longer than people who do not consume the omega-3 fatty acids found mainly in seafood, a US study suggested on Monday. People with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids also had an overall risk of dying that was […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Microsoft pulls out all the stops to launch the Surface RT in Moscow

Microsoft pulls out all the stops to launch the Surface RT in Moscow

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft is planning a music concert and a host of special prizes to celebrate the Surface RT tablet’s arrival in Russia and to help differentiate its offering from a host of competitors. The Surface RT tablet, Microsoft’s already much maligned first attempt to enter the post-PC market, will be making itsofficial Russian debut at […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
One in five US teenage boys diagnosed ADHD: report

One in five US teenage boys diagnosed ADHD: report

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Nearly one in five American teenage boys is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, marking a dramatic rise in the past decade, the New York Times reported on Monday. The condition, for which potent stimulant drugs like Adderal or Ritalin are often prescribed, has been previously estimated to affect three to seven percent […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Watch: trailer for ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’

Watch: trailer for ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’

(Relaxnews) – The first trailer for the sequel to “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” has been released. After a three-year wait, Percy Jackson fans will be able to catch the second installment of the saga, entitled “Sea of Monsters.” In the trailer, shown on MTV, the demigod is on his way to […]

02.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·