Disney revisits Oz to tell new magical tale

Disney revisits Oz to tell new magical tale

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Nearly 75 years after “The Wizard of Oz,” Disney has crafted a new story about the magical kingdom, by going back to its creator — in what is tipped to be a blockbuster movie opening this weekend. Walt Disney long sought to make a film about Oz, the imaginary land created by […]

09.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: The chaotic return of ‘The Hangover’

Trailer: The chaotic return of ‘The Hangover’

(Relaxnews) – The latest installment of the Warner Bros comedy trilogy “The Hangover” has been unveiled in a teaser. Two months before the film’s release, the first trailer for “The Hangover 3″ have been revealed. This time, Alan, Stu and Phil will reunite for another crazy night because of a death rather than a wedding. After the second […]

09.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Football: Ronaldo’s damaged Ferrari to sell on eBay – lawyer

Football: Ronaldo’s damaged Ferrari to sell on eBay – lawyer

(STRASBOURG, France-AFP) – A damaged Ferrari once belonging to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is to be sold on eBay, after its new owner came to an agreement with the Internet auction site, the vendor’s laywer said on Thursday. Renaud Bettcher told AFP said he and his client — a garage owner from the eastern […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Liam Neeson in talks for Seth MacFarlane’s next movie

Liam Neeson in talks for Seth MacFarlane’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Liam Neeson is set to play an outlaw in Seth MacFarlane’s comedy-Western, ”A Million Ways to Die in the West.” If the negotiations are successful, Neeson will play an outlaw alongside Charlize Theron and Amanda Seyfried, who have already signed up for the movie. Giovanni Ribisi is also expected […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Role of The Citizen Artist Explored in Forum Hosted by The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center

Role of The Citizen Artist Explored in Forum Hosted by The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center

– Leading Performing and Visual Artists Join Policy Makers, Social Activists, Community Organizers and Arts Administrators in Discussion and Demonstration – LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2013) – As part of a leadership initiative on the ways artists can make an impact beyond traditional performance settings, The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center convened […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, U.S. News ·
Theatrical Release of Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey on Friday, March

Theatrical Release of Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey on Friday, March

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey—the Cinderella story of Filipino singer Arnel Pineda—will open on Friday, March 8, in movie houses in 15 major cities across the United States, the Philippine Embassy announced today. Directed by Filipino-American filmmaker Ramona Diaz, the film follows the real-life rock ‘n’ roll fairy tale of Pineda who was plucked […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
12 PH Companies Participating in Boston Seafood Show

12 PH Companies Participating in Boston Seafood Show

WASHINGTON, DC—Twelve Philippine seafood companies will be making their presence felt in this year’s International Boston Seafood Show in Massachusetts—the largest seafood exposition in North America, the Philippine Embassy announced today. The Embassy said the participation of the Filipino companies in the seafood show to be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, U.S. News ·
Apple rumors: new iPad this April, iPhone this summer

Apple rumors: new iPad this April, iPhone this summer

(Relaxnews) – Sources suggest new Apple devices will offer improved specifications and performance but will not be completely redesigned products. According to iMore, one of the best sources for insider Apple information on the web, the latest iteration of the full-sized iPad could be out as soon as this April and could be joined by a […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology ·
British Airways to start A380 service to LA in October

British Airways to start A380 service to LA in October

(Relaxnews) – British Airways airline is now taking bookings for its first superjumbo Airbus A380 flight, which will travel from London to Los Angeles on October 15. From November, a second superjumbo Airbus will be flying to Hong Kong. The airline has also started taking bookings for this flight. Return bookings for the London-Los Angeles […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Natural History Museum teams up with Balita Media for the Easter Egg Drawing Contest

Natural History Museum teams up with Balita Media for the Easter Egg Drawing Contest

On March 6, 2013 Balita Media, Inc. and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County collaboratively launched their Easter Egg Drawing Contest. In celebration of the upcoming Easter holiday, participants can create and draw their own personal rendition of the classic “Easter Egg.” The drawing should be done on a standard 8.5 X 11 […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Easter, Offers ·
Embassy Holds Second Youth Forum

Embassy Holds Second Youth Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C., and the Filipino Inter-Collegiate Networking Dialogue of District VI held the second “Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia” Youth Forum at the Catholic University of America on 3 March 2013. The forum, which is a project of Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Ma. Victoria, was held at […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Photos, U.S. News ·
ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s ‘One More Try,’ ‘Mistress’ lead 29th PMPC Star Awards nominees  for movies; TFC Films’ “A Mother’s Story” bags 9 nominations

ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s ‘One More Try,’ ‘Mistress’ lead 29th PMPC Star Awards nominees for movies; TFC Films’ “A Mother’s Story” bags 9 nominations

MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN Star Cinema films dominated this year’s nominations for the 29th Star Awards for Movies by the Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC), with “One More Try,” “A Mother’s Story,” “The Healing” and “The Mistress” bagging multiple nominations, including Movie of the Year and Movie Director of the Year. The Metro Manila Film […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
SAVE THE DATE: Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks – April 20, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks – April 20, 2013

PASADENA, CA— 40,000 community autism supporters are expected to unite for a single cause at the 11th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Members of the media are invited to attend the event, interview and photograph participants, volunteers and special guests. Registration begins at 8 […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Photos ·
Best female chef in Asia: ‘Women cook just as well as men’

Best female chef in Asia: ‘Women cook just as well as men’

(Relaxnews) – Thai chef Duangporn Songvisava, better known as ‘Bo,’ was recently named the best female chef in Asia for her restaurant Bo.lan in Bangkok. In conjunction with the launch last week of the inaugural edition of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, which ranked the top dining destinations in the region, organizers handed out a separate award for […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Could this be the ultimate hipster camera?

Could this be the ultimate hipster camera?

(Relaxnews) – Start-up company Socialmatic is revisiting the past to bring users what could well be the future of low-fi, filtered photography. As Instagram continues to struggle with the wording of its privacy policy, one small company thinks it may have found the ideal solution for those who still love using the site’s filters to […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Science & Technology ·
Adidas by Stella McCartney launches a new Boost shoe for women

Adidas by Stella McCartney launches a new Boost shoe for women

(Relaxnews) – After unveiling its latest running innovation, the Energy Boost running shoe, Adidas has launched a new version offering a bit more feminine style: the Struthio Boost from Adidas by Stella McCartney. The limited-edition shoe features the new Boost cushioning technology, which the company claims provides the highest energy returns on the market. The […]

05.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
‘Iron Man 3′: A trailer full of new images

‘Iron Man 3′: A trailer full of new images

(Relaxnews) – Marvel Studios has released a new trailer for Shane Black’s “Iron Man 3,” set for release on May 3 in North America. The 2’30” video released on Yahoo!Movies summarizes the plot of ”Iron Man 3.” Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as Tony Stark, a weapons mogul and superhero who has been personally affected by the attacks […]

05.03.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane faces critics in Paris

Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane faces critics in Paris

(PARIS-AFP) – Designer Hedi Slimane on Monday unveiled his keenly anticipated second women’s collection for Saint Laurent after a debut that ruffled feathers, divided the fashion world and apparently exposed a debate about who was first to show the skinny suit. Famed for his pencil-thin skinny tailoring, Slimane is credited with revolutionising menswear during his […]

05.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Running may reduce the lust for money: study

Running may reduce the lust for money: study

(Relaxnews) – Aerobic exercise can reduce cravings for sugar and nicotine, and according to a new Germany study it may also reduce your desire for money. In the study, in this month’s issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, researchers divided 48 men into two groups, with one group running on a treadmill for […]

05.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Video: Microsoft reveals its vision for the connected home of the future

Video: Microsoft reveals its vision for the connected home of the future

(Relaxnews) – Microsoft has revealed its ambitious vision of how our homes could look and function in the future in a short video posted on YouTube. The 2:07 video, titled “Microsoft’s Future Vision: Live, Work, Play,” shows Microsoft’s vision of the connected home. This concept essentially relates to the idea that our appliances can relay […]

05.03.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology, Videos ·