Four anti-inflammatory foods you should be eating

Four anti-inflammatory foods you should be eating

(Relaxnews) – While inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, chronic inflammation can lead to health problems — but here are four anti-inflammatory foods that can help minimize the damaging effects. “The inflammation process has one goal: to respond immediately to detect and destroy the toxic material in damaged tissues before it can spread […]

26.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
The best of both worlds: Samsung’s new mobile hybrid notebook

The best of both worlds: Samsung’s new mobile hybrid notebook

(Relaxnews) – Samsung has launched a new HD hybrid notebook tablet with built-in 4GLTE mobile internet. The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro is by no means the first hybrid notebook running Windows 8 to hit the shelves, but with its combination of an 11.6-inch ten-point full high-resolution touch screen, the Windows 8 operating system and […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
TNT unveils new summer show, ‘King & Maxwell’

TNT unveils new summer show, ‘King & Maxwell’

(Relaxnews) – TNT has announced that “King & Maxwell,” a police series about two unusual private detectives, will start on June 10, after ”The Closer” spin-off ”Major Crimes,” which will be back for a second season. “King & Maxwell” will center on Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, literary heroes created by David Baldacci. These two former secret service […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

IS BANKRUPTCY THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

Ask yourself the following: Are you heavily in debt, with little prospect of relief in the near future? Have you had, or are your creditors threatening, a foreclosure on your home, a repossession of your car or other legal action to take your property? Have you experienced a dramatic drop in income? Are you frequently […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Native California Butterflies Taking Flight in NHM’s ‘Butterfly Pavilion’

Native California Butterflies Taking Flight in NHM’s ‘Butterfly Pavilion’

Outdoor Exhibit Features 53 Butterfly Species and More California Plants — A Preview of the Nature Gardens Opening in June 2013   Pavilion Open Sunday, April 14 – Monday, September 2, 2013   Los Angeles—The Butterfly Pavilion, the living habitat where hundreds of butterflies flutter among nectaring plants, returns for its 15th year at the Natural […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
Peace Corps Event

Peace Corps Event

  The Philippine Embassy and the Peace Corps Alumni Foundation for Philippine Development (PCAFPD) held a reception at the Embassy’s Romulo Hall on 22 March to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the foundation. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and PCAFPD President Mark Holt hosted some 80 former Peace Corps volunteers who served in the Philippines […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Trailer: Brad Pitt saves humanity in ‘World War Z’

Trailer: Brad Pitt saves humanity in ‘World War Z’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for “World War Z,” an apocalyptic blockbuster starring Brad Pitt. In the film, loosely inspired by a novel of the same name by Max Brooks, Brad Pitt plays Gerry Lane, a father who has to turn around a zombie pandemic to save mankind. North American audiences can […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
US alternative rock band My Chemical Romance splits

US alternative rock band My Chemical Romance splits

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – US alternative rock band My Chemical Romance have split up after 12 years together, the group confirmed on their website Saturday. The band was founded in New Jersey in 2001, comprising members Gerard Way, Ray Toro, Mikey Way and Frank Iero. “Being in this band for the past 12 years has been […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Olive oil found to protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Olive oil found to protect against Alzheimer’s disease

(Relaxnews) – Want to keep Alzheimer’s disease at bay? A new study suggests upping your intake of olive oil. While the Mediterranean liquid gold has long been touted for its multiple health benefits, a team of US scientists from the University of Louisiana hs identified a specific component in olive oil that they say protects […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Worldwide box office: ‘The Croods’ makes over $100M

Worldwide box office: ‘The Croods’ makes over $100M

(Relaxnews) – According to the Rentrak Institute, animated film “The Croods” made $108M throughout the world during its first weekend of release. The prehistoric film by DreamWorks Animation has knocked “Oz The Great and Powerful” out of the top spot. Sam Raimi’s film is second with worldwide takings of $43.73M. It has now made $356.36M. […]

25.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
WCK Full Rules Muay Thai comes back to Pechanga for the World Championship

WCK Full Rules Muay Thai comes back to Pechanga for the World Championship

The World Championship Muay Thai, founded by Dennis Warner and In Sync Productions, will hold their championship fight on April 6, 2013 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino. WCK Full Rules Muay Thai made its first appearance at Pechanga Resort & Casino on July 19th, 2008 as three legendary fighters from Thailand: Kaensak Soh, Kongnapa […]

24.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Physical therapy can be as good as knee surgery: study

Physical therapy can be as good as knee surgery: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Physical therapy is often as effective as knee surgery when treating patients with tears to the meniscus or arthritis, according to a clinical study published on Tuesday. In the study, half of 351 participants aged over 45 suffering with meniscus tears or osteoarthritis were randomly selected to undergo knee arthroscopy with the other […]

24.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin — along with a slew of other landmarks around the world — went dark Saturday to draw attention to climate change. In a symbolic show of support for the planet, people across the continents switched off their lights for 60 minutes — […]

24.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Aquino PMA grads: Resolve conflict fairly; empathize with poor

Aquino PMA grads: Resolve conflict fairly; empathize with poor

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City, Mar 18 (Mabuhay) – “Whenever you face a dilemma, you need only put yourselves in the shoes of those that will be the most affected, the most abused, the poorest, those who are in most need of your protection – and I can promise you, what is right and what […]

24.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino says local governments can expect honest, hard work

Aquino says local governments can expect honest, hard work

BAGUIO CITY, Mar 18 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said local government units can expect their national government to be a partner in achieving their respective constituents’ dreams and ambitions for their locale as he vowed to provide honest, hard work from his end. In a meeting with local leaders here on Sunday, […]

23.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

(Relaxnews) – If the idea of a yoga retreat hits the spot but not the bank account, a new US-based yoga travel company hopes to make yoga-minded trips more affordable. Owner of yoga travel company SolYoga Ben Crosky and yoga instructor Dan Wilf have created a new enterprise dubbed Yogascapes, which offers upcoming trips to […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Ellen DeGeneres happy to ‘kiss the ground’ Down Under

Ellen DeGeneres happy to ‘kiss the ground’ Down Under

(SYDNEY-AFP) – US talk show star Ellen DeGeneres arrived in Australia on Friday, declaring she was happy enough to “kiss the ground” as she began a six-day visit officials are hoping will help boost tourism. Hundreds of cheering fans greeted the American wit after she touched down in Sydney, a moment she had earlier announced […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Hollywood Stars ·
Gyllenhaal, Maguire or Bridges in ‘Jane Got a Gun’

Gyllenhaal, Maguire or Bridges in ‘Jane Got a Gun’

(Relaxnews) – Reports from the Los Angeles Times suggest that the production team of the western starring Natalie Portman is considering Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire or Jeff Bridges as potential replacements for Jude Law. The three actors are apparently being wooed to take up the part the British actor abandoned this past week after director […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Consular Outreach in Tampa, Florida

Consular Outreach in Tampa, Florida

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Tampa, Florida on: Schedule:  19 & 20 April 2013, Friday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  21 April 2013, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
PHL reaps awards at Routes Asia 2013

PHL reaps awards at Routes Asia 2013

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) was honored as highly commended in the Destination Marketing category during the recent 11th Routes Asia Conference and Exhibition held from March 17-19, 2013, at the Renaissance Mumbai Hotel, Mumbai, India. The DOT was among the five shortlisted finalists for the Best Destination Marketing Award, which included Tourism Australia, […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·