Jennifer Aniston and Mark Duplass to star in zany science comedy

Jennifer Aniston and Mark Duplass to star in zany science comedy

(Relaxnews) – Deadline.com has revealed that Ben Kingsley will star alongside Jennifer Aniston and Mark Duplass in a movie about the invention of the five-sided box, a revolution in the wrapping world which threatens the world’s balance. The movie does not yet have a title. Actor and director Mark Duplass will play the film’s lead […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Colina Salon Opens its Doors to the City of Rancho Cucamonga

Colina Salon Opens its Doors to the City of Rancho Cucamonga

Msgr Nestor Rebong special officiating priest for the blessing of the opening. Rica Flores of Ranco Cucamonga is smiling ear to ear  as she walks in Colina. “This is very  good for us  Filipino residents here in Ranco. We’ve been waiting for  hairstylists here  . Colina Salon found the perfect place for Pinoys here.” Roger Santos , a resident of […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Cardinal Mahoney blasted over sex abuse explanation

Cardinal Mahoney blasted over sex abuse explanation

By Michael Thurston LOS ANGELES, Feb 1, 2013 (AFP) – A US Catholic cardinal stripped of his duties said Friday he had not known how to handle child sex abuse claims as he did not learn about it in school, drawing withering criticism from victims. Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony said he was not […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Foods to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

Foods to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – As the biggest holiday on the Asian calendar approaches, households around the world are stocking their pantries and fridges full of foods like oranges, dried coconut, noodles and whole fish to ensure an auspicious beginning to the lunar New Year. Take a tour of some of the foods thought to usher in prosperity, […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Lunar New Year, Photos ·
Deezer streams into PHL, 21 Asian and Middle Eastern countries

Deezer streams into PHL, 21 Asian and Middle Eastern countries

PARIS, Jan 31, 2013 (AFP) – Online music streaming service Deezer expanded on Thursday into 22 countries mostly in Asia and the Middle East as it seeks to tap into fast-growing emerging markets. Deezer said it will replicate the model that led it to success in France: offering limited free access to its library of […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Music, World News ·
Apple’s NeXT step: a look back at a historic business decision

Apple’s NeXT step: a look back at a historic business decision

(Relaxnews) – Sixteen years ago Wednesday, Apple issued a press release announcing that it had finalized the acquisition of NeXT Software Inc with the intention of using the small company’s operating system as a replacement for its own aging Mac OS 9. No one could have predicted the long-term impact such a short-term business decision […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
McLaren P1 to debut at Geneva

McLaren P1 to debut at Geneva

(Relaxnews) – British supercar maker and Formula One constructor McLaren has confirmed that the much anticipated production-ready car will be unveiled at the 83rd International Motor Show in Geneva. The P1 will be the third addition to the Woking, Surrey-based company’s burgeoning line of own-brand supercars, each of which is derived from technological breakthroughs and […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Vogue to open Asian café, bar and clubs

Vogue to open Asian café, bar and clubs

(Relaxnews) – Condé Nast, the owners of Vogue, GQ and Vanity Fair (among many other media brands) have announced that they will be launching new lifestyle destinations in Singapore and Bangkok. There’s exciting news for Asian fashionistas as Condé Nast announce the launch of a Vogue Café, Vogue Club and GQ Bar in Singapore. A […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Breakfast refuels a kid’s brain: study

Breakfast refuels a kid’s brain: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that children who eat breakfast every day scored significantly higher on a range of IQ tests, suggesting that the first meal of the day “refuels” a child’s brain, scientists say. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing examined data on 1,269 six-year-old children in China who performed […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Doritos to launch Taco Bell-inspired chips

Doritos to launch Taco Bell-inspired chips

(Relaxnews) – Doritos is planning to develop a chip flavor inspired by Taco Bell, following on the heels of the fast food chain’s most successful product launch in company history: taco shells made with Doritos nacho chips. You could call it a mutually beneficial relationship. The snack food giant is hoping to capitalize on Taco […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
French ‘Artist’ actor to return to Oscars stage

French ‘Artist’ actor to return to Oscars stage

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – French actor Jean Dujardin, star of last year’s Oscar-winning movie “The Artist,” will return this year as an Academy Awards presenter, along with his fellow laureates, organizers said Tuesday. Meryl Streep, who won best actress last year, will present awards at this show, as will Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer, best supporting […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Japanese chef Nobu opens biggest restaurant yet in Las Vegas

Japanese chef Nobu opens biggest restaurant yet in Las Vegas

(Relaxnews) – Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa has opened his biggest restaurant yet inside Caesars Palace in Las Vegas which now includes his own Nobu-branded hotel wing. Designed by David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group, the 1,187-square meter space takes inspiration from zen Japanese gardens, integrating elements like stone, wood and paper, according to popular food […]

06.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Development partners recognize gains of Daang Matuwid

Development partners recognize gains of Daang Matuwid

Government to work on lasting, structural reforms for irreversible growth With the theme of “President Aquino’s Social Contract: Moving Forward in Achieving Inclusive Growth and Good Governance,” the 2013 Philippines Development Forum commenced today in Davao City with over 300 representatives from national government, international development partners, the private sector, civil society organizations, and the […]

05.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino says US government to send volunteers for immediate Tubbataha Reef recovery

Aquino says US government to send volunteers for immediate Tubbataha Reef recovery

(DAVAO CITY)  The United States government will send Peace Corps Volunteers to speed up the rehabilitation of the damaged Tubbataha Reef aside from the compensation it promised, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Tuesday. “It was Ambassador (Harry) Thomas who said that they are not just going to compensate us in terms of paying […]

05.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Super Bowl 2013: no new record for viewer numbers

Super Bowl 2013: no new record for viewer numbers

(Relaxnews) – According to Nielsen’s figures, the American Football championship match that was broadcast live on Sunday, February 3 on CBS attracted 108.41 million viewers. An impressive number but lower than record set in 2012. The 2013 Super Bowl 2013 became the third most watched program in American TV history after last year’s, which was […]

05.02.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
This Valentine’s Day, Don’t Get Carried Away – Tie Your Metallic Balloons Down

This Valentine’s Day, Don’t Get Carried Away – Tie Your Metallic Balloons Down

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 — This Valentine’s Day, think of your loved ones with chocolates, flowers and maybe some jewelry. And if your gift of choice is a Mylar, or metallic balloon, make sure to tie it down. That’s because helium-filled metallic balloons, often given as gifts during this special day, can float into […]

05.02.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Saudi Arabia spares OFW death-row inmate

Saudi Arabia spares OFW death-row inmate

MANILA, Feb 1, 2013 (AFP) – A Filipino sentenced to death by beheading in Saudi Arabia for killing a man he said tried to sexually abuse him is to walk free after blood money was paid to the victim’s family, officials said Friday. Rodelio “Dondon” Lanuza is expected to be released after more than 12 […]

04.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Parisians invited to experience ‘David Beckham’s Britain’

Parisians invited to experience ‘David Beckham’s Britain’

(Relaxnews) – The British tourism office is hoping to capitalize on David Beckham’s arrival in Paris as the newest – and most glamorous addition – to their home soccer team, pitching the sports and fashion icon as a travel ambassador for  the French. Nearly as soon as it was announced that Beckham would join Paris […]

Human rights victims will have to wait

Human rights victims will have to wait

Palace: No date yet for martial law compensation bill signing MANILA, Feb 2 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday said there is no definite date yet for the signing of the newly ratified bill that will provide compensation to human rights violations victims during Martial Law. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that as of Saturday […]

04.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Former NY state senator from queens pleads guilty to conspiring to defraud state of more than $87,000 Defendant embezzled funds from publicly funded charitable organization

Former NY state senator from queens pleads guilty to conspiring to defraud state of more than $87,000 Defendant embezzled funds from publicly funded charitable organization

Jan. 30 – Earlier today, at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn, New York, former New York State Senator Shirley Huntley pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging her with conspiracy to commit mail fraud. Huntley served in the New York State Senate, representing the 10th District […]

04.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·