N. Korea declares ‘state of war’ with South

N. Korea declares ‘state of war’ with South

By Lim Chang-Won SEOUL, March 30, 2013 (AFP) – North Korea on Saturday declared it was in a “state of war” with South Korea and warned Seoul and Washington that any provocation would swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict. The United States said it took the announcement “seriously”, but noted it followed a familiar […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
YouTube shuts, Google sniffs, Twitter slims in April Fool gags

YouTube shuts, Google sniffs, Twitter slims in April Fool gags

(PARIS-AFP) – YouTube is shutting down, Twitter users have to pay for the use of vowels, and the new Google Nose search engine will bring a whiff of wet dog or daisies right to your computer or smartphone. Smells fishy? These Internet giants went all-out to try and bamboozle their users with April Fool’s gags […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Offbeat, Online ·
Solar-powered plane prepares for coast-to-coast US flight

Solar-powered plane prepares for coast-to-coast US flight

(MOUNTAIN VIEW, California-AFP) – A groundbreaking solar-powered Swiss aircraft is ready to make a coast-to-coast flight across the United States, its creators said Thursday. The experimental Solar Impulse plane, which has made several trips since its maiden flight in 2009, will take off on May 1 on a transcontinental tour split in five stages. “We […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
CAN’T MAKE ENDS MEET?

CAN’T MAKE ENDS MEET?

If expenses exceed income, and creditor calls become harassment calls, you need help. When it’s a choice of food on the table or paying late charges on credit card balances that never seem to get smaller, the thought of bankruptcy is worth considering. Many people still find themselves in this situation. Last year over 2 […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Colina Cosmetics: The Colors of Spring

Colina Cosmetics: The Colors of Spring

There’s no stopping Colina Salon from its marketing ventures, this time the beauty experts of LA comes up with another name for its popular beauty product: THE COLINA COSMETICS.  This newly branded make up line promises real and true colors that LASTS for a long time: it can last the whole day.  Probably no touch […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Promotions, Services ·
Spas serving up celebrity secret to dewy skin: oxygen facials

Spas serving up celebrity secret to dewy skin: oxygen facials

(Relaxnews) – From spa treatments to moisturizers, oxygen is the latest buzzword. But does your skin need extra O2? Here’s the scoop on the newest luxury treatment popping up in spas around the globe: oxygen facials. Oxygen facials combat visible signs of aging, so the claim goes, linked to “poor conveyance of oxygen from subcutaneous […]

31.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Chinese tourists lead the boom in Asian luxury shopping

Chinese tourists lead the boom in Asian luxury shopping

(Relaxnews) – A new report published by the HSBC group titled “The Bling Dynasty’ explores the growing dominance of Chinese tourists in several key Asian luxury markets. According to HSBC’s report, Chinese citizens will make 88 million trips out of the country this year, a figure set to grow to 155 million by 2020. The study explored […]

31.03.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
The ‘Once Upon a Time’ spin-off finds its Alice

The ‘Once Upon a Time’ spin-off finds its Alice

(Relaxnews) – British actress Sophie Lowe has been cast as Alice in “Once: Wonderland”, a spin-off series of ”Once Upon a Time” that ABC hopes to launch in fall 2013. The actress will play Alice in the spin-off to be set in the famous Wonderland. The heroine’s close circle will inlcude Cyrus, with whom she will […]

31.03.2013 · Filled under: International Stars ·
Japan venture to bring electric tuk-tuks to Asia

Japan venture to bring electric tuk-tuks to Asia

(TOKYO-AFP) – A Japanese company is hoping to win a big slice of Asia’s tuk-tuk market, it said Wednesday, betting battery-operated buggies could cut burgeoning city pollution. “There is no single company in Asia that mass-produces electric bikes or tricycles,” said Terra Motors president Toru Tokushige. “I think it could have a big impact if […]

31.03.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Magbabalik na sa Pechanga ang World Championship ng WCK Full Rules Muay Thai

Magbabalik na sa Pechanga ang World Championship ng WCK Full Rules Muay Thai

Ang World Championship Muay Thai, na itinatag ni Dennis Warner at In Sync Productions, ay magdaraos ng kanilang championship fight sa Abril 6, 2013 sa Pechanga Resort & Casino. Ang WCK Full Rules Muay Thai ay unang nagpalabas sa Pechanga Resort & Casino noong Hulyo 19, 2008 kung saan ay pumasok sa labanan ang tatlo […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Sports & Recreation ·
Independent Mobile Gaming Awards: ‘The Walking Dead’ wins Grand Prix

Independent Mobile Gaming Awards: ‘The Walking Dead’ wins Grand Prix

(Relaxnews) – “The Walking Dead” adventure game has added a Grand Prix win at this week’s Independent Mobile Gaming Awards to its haul of accolades, while “The Room” was elected People’s Choice on Thursday. Ingenious, polished puzzler “The Room” was also recognized for its looks, clinching a category win for Excellence in Visuals. And while […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Games ·
US launches new anti-smoking offensive

US launches new anti-smoking offensive

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US health officials launched a hard-hitting offensive Thursday aimed at slashing the numbers of smokers across the country following the success of a similar campaign last year. The new campaign encourages smokers to kick the habit with a series of adverts spotlighting the wrenching personal stories of individuals battling smoking-related illnesses or diseases. […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Anne Hathaway in talks for ‘Laggies’ with Chloe Moretz

Anne Hathaway in talks for ‘Laggies’ with Chloe Moretz

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has announced that Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway may act opposite Chloe Moretz and Sam Rockwell in a dark comedy called “Laggies.” “Les Misérables” star Hathaway is in talks to play Megan, a young woman who is about to turn 30 and who is frightened when her boyfriend proposes. The immature character will run away […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
New ‘Tomb Raider’ movie is officially launched

New ‘Tomb Raider’ movie is officially launched

(Relaxnews) – MGM studios and GK Films have announced that archeologist Lara Croft will be back on the big screen in a film by both companies. The movie will follow the same course as the 17-year-old video game saga, which was relaunched at the start of March with a reboot. “Tomb Raider” allows players to […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Ryan Gosling, Charlize Theron may star in Pistorius biopic

Ryan Gosling, Charlize Theron may star in Pistorius biopic

(Relaxnews) – According to The Daily Mail, Ryan Gosling and Charlize Theron are apparently being wooed to play Paralympic Gold medalist Oscar Pistorius and his deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in a biopic. According to the British tabloid, Hollywood is already working on a movie about the criminal case that has rocked the sports world since […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Kate Mara joins Johnny Depp in ‘Transcendence’

Kate Mara joins Johnny Depp in ‘Transcendence’

(Relaxnews) – The production company Alcon Entertainment has announced that Kate Mara has joined the cast of “Transcendence,” a sci-fi movie set to be one of the highlights of spring 2014. Mara (“House of Cards”) will star opposite Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Paul Bettany. The movie will be Wally Pfister’s first foray into directing. He has […]

29.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
KC intimidated by mother’s singing talent

KC intimidated by mother’s singing talent

MANILA  (Mabuhay)– She may have recorded albums several albums since her debut “a.k.a. Cassandra” came out in 2008. She even scored hits such as “Not Like the Movies.” But actress-host admitted she is really not that comfortable singing. Concepcion said she is really intimated by her mother, veteran singer-actress Sharon Cuneta. “Siyempre I watched my […]

27.03.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Boston celebrates runners with Running Film Festival

Boston celebrates runners with Running Film Festival

(Relaxnews) – Announced this week, Boston will host its first Boston Running Film Festival in conjunction with the upcoming marathon. From April 12 to 14, 19 full-length and short films from around the globe will be screened at the Hynes Convention Center, also the site of the marathon expo. Films slated to be shown include […]

27.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Football: 2015 Asian Cup final to be played in Sydney

Football: 2015 Asian Cup final to be played in Sydney

(SYDNEY-AFP) – Sydney’s Olympic stadium will host the final of the 2015 Asian Cup, officials announced Wednesday, with Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle the other cities hosting matches. The region’s premier football tournament will take place from January 9 to 31, and will feature 32 games with Japan defending the title they won in Qatar […]

27.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
India celebrates the festival of colours

India celebrates the festival of colours

(NEW DELHI-AFP) – From soldiers in the north to teenagers in the south, Indians of all hues threw water-filled balloons and smeared coloured powder on each other to celebrate the festival of Holi on Wednesday. The revelry began in the early hours with children engaging in water fights, using plastic guns and balloons to splash […]

27.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·