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 ·
‘Green’-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor Show

‘Green’-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor Show

(GOYANG, South Korea-AFP) – Gas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show. Carmakers including Hyundai, Toyota, GM, BMW, Volkswagen and Ford are taking part in the 10-day event, with nine models making their global debut as […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Julio Iglesias: ‘I’m not in vogue, but I’m in demand’

Julio Iglesias: ‘I’m not in vogue, but I’m in demand’

(BEIJING-AFP) – Ageing Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias Monday said he may never be “in” but at least he can still draw a crowd, as he was given an award in Beijing as the world’s best-selling male Latin artist. The 69-year-old, who has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, was in China ahead of a […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music ·
What’s hot: parkour-specific gyms

What’s hot: parkour-specific gyms

(Relaxnews) – While the training ground for parkour, also known as free running, is typically urban cityscapes, the latest trend is parkour-specific gyms, where participants can leap, dive, and backflip with the safety of foam pits and padded mats, no matter what the weather is outside. The first New York City parkour gym, Bklyn Beast, just […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Videos ·
Gab Valenciano, Coleen Garcia call it quits

Gab Valenciano, Coleen Garcia call it quits

MANILA, Apr 1 (Mabuhay) — CONFLICTING priorities and fear of entering a long distance relationship have pushed television personalities Coleen Garcia and Gabriel Valenciano to end their one-year romance. Gab recently left for the United States to pursue a degree in music technology in Orlando, Florida. Before his trip, Coleen said that they ended the […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
PHL presses for payment over damaged reef

PHL presses for payment over damaged reef

MANILA, March 31, 2013 (AFP) – The Philippines Sunday welcomed the removal of a US minesweeper that had been stuck on a protected coral reef for 10 weeks, but stressed that compensation must be paid for the environmental damage. Salvage crews contracted by the US Navy Saturday extracted the last remaining piece of the USS […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL marks Easter with bloody mock crucifixions

PHL marks Easter with bloody mock crucifixions

By Noel Celis SAN FERNANDO, Philippines, March 29, 2013 (AFP) – Catholic zealots in the Philippines re-enacted the last hours of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, whipping their backs and nailing themselves to crosses in a grisly Easter ritual that persists despite Church disapproval. Foreign and local tourists flocked to the outskirts of the city […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US sends destroyer off Korea coast: official

US sends destroyer off Korea coast: official

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 (AFP) – The United States has positioned near North Korea a destroyer capable of shooting down missiles in the latest military move amid a showdown with the communist state, an official said Monday. The USS Fitzgerald, which had sailed to South Korea as part of recent exercises, has been sent off […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Rubio: No final agreement on immigration legislation yet

Rubio: No final agreement on immigration legislation yet

Washington, D.C., April 1 – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding the status of immigration reform legislation being developed in the Senate: “I’m encouraged by reports of an agreement between business groups and unions on the issue of guest workers. However, reports that the bipartisan group of eight senators have agreed on […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·