TV5 programs receive recognition for changing people’s lives

TV5 programs receive recognition for changing people’s lives

Breaking the typecasting of television as the “idiot box” offering nothing but momentary gratification, TV5 can be credited with impacting the lives of the people through its primetime programs. Three of its shows, “Enchanted Garden”, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EMHE) Philippines” and “Dancing Nation: A TalentadongPinoy Special”, have been praised for bringing some of the […]

18.02.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Legendary L.A. Lakers’ owner Jerry Buss dies

Legendary L.A. Lakers’ owner Jerry Buss dies

LOS ANGELES, Feb 18, 2013 (AFP) – Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who transformed the team into the glamour franchise of a revitalized NBA, died on Monday at the age of 80. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center spokeswoman Sally Stewart said Buss died at 5:55 am. He had been reported to be in hospital last […]

18.02.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
New NYC yoga brand creates fabric it claims won’t pill or fade

New NYC yoga brand creates fabric it claims won’t pill or fade

(Relaxnews) – Former Goldman Sachs executive Rishi Bali has just launched a new yoga clothing company,YogaSmoga, on Thursday featuring a new technical fabric that uses eco-dyes that won’t fade. While the line is so far only available in the US, the concept is interesting in that the New York-based company aims to takes on popular […]

17.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Videos ·
US airlines post lowest rate of mishandled baggage in 25 years

US airlines post lowest rate of mishandled baggage in 25 years

(Relaxnews) – Did your travel plans go off without a hitch last year? Because according to a new US report, passenger woes such as lost and damaged luggage, tarmac delays and delayed flights were significantly reduced in 2012. In its Air Travel Consumer Report released this week, the US Department of Transportation reported the lowest rate of […]

17.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Dubai set to build largest Ferris wheel in the world

Dubai set to build largest Ferris wheel in the world

(Relaxnews) – In the desert land of superlatives — home to the tallest building, largest shopping mall, and ironically, the largest indoor ski resort — Dubai is once again set to add another record-breaking monument to their landscape with the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Construction of the Dubai Eye is set to begin this spring […]

17.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
Charlotte Olympia set to land in Los Angeles

Charlotte Olympia set to land in Los Angeles

(Relaxnews) – The red carpet shoe specialists will be touching down in Tinseltown with a new, 1,250 square ft (116 sq m) Rodeo Drive store. Charlotte Olympia is set to open the brand’s largest store yet this May. The second US boutique for the brand, and the third in total (after the London and New York […]

17.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Where to get fit in Los Angeles

Where to get fit in Los Angeles

(Relaxnews) – In Los Angeles, fitness matters, and this sunny city doesn’t come up short on studio classes and outdoor locales to keep its residents buff. If you’re traveling to LA or call the city home, here are a few popular spots to add to your shortlist. Brick CrossFit CrossFit is having its big moment, […]

17.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Cage ready to make DreamWorks romp into franchise

Cage ready to make DreamWorks romp into franchise

(BERLIN-AFP) – The makers of the new DreamWorks 3-D animated movie “The Croods”, including stars Nicolas Cage and Emma Stone, said Friday they’re ready to turn it into the studio’s next sequels juggernaut. Following monster-hit series like “Shrek”, “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda”, DreamWorks made “The Croods”, a prehistoric romp directed by Kirk De Micco […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sharon takes a break from TV

Sharon takes a break from TV

Sharon Cuneta is taking a break from television. However, the 47-year-old singer belied speculations that this signals her return as a Kapamilya, after signing up as a talent of TV5 in late 2011. “Gusto ko lang linawin ‘yun, kasi iba-iba ‘yung nakakarating sa akin na balita. There’s no truth to that. So far, at least, […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
USS Guardian grounding incident: U.S. committed to cooperate, compensate

USS Guardian grounding incident: U.S. committed to cooperate, compensate

The top foreign affairs official of the United States has assured the Philippine Government of full cooperation in the salvaging of the USS Guardian as well as in the investigation of the grounding incident and that the U.S. stands ready to fully and appropriately provide compensation for all damages. This was the assurance given by […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Is an iPad a good learning tool for a toddler?

Is an iPad a good learning tool for a toddler?

(Relaxnews) – Should your toddler play with an iPad, and if so, for how long? While tablets may be more interactive than watching TV, experts say it doesn’t mean your child can learn from it. “Everyone thinks that because you interact with content, it’s going to be OK,” says Rosemarie Truglio, senior vice president of […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Video shows snapshots from a year of travel on New York subway

Video shows snapshots from a year of travel on New York subway

(Relaxnews) – A press photographer has collected the photos she took over the course of a year of commutes on the New York subway and edited them into a video, which quickly went viral. Videographer Rebecca Davis, who has worked for the New York Daily News, collected around 3,300 pictures — largely taken with her […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, U.S. News, Videos ·
Ferrari named best coupe and best cabriolet

Ferrari named best coupe and best cabriolet

(Relaxnews) – Two awards from French publication L’Automobile Magazine bring the Italian carmaker Ferrari’s international honors tally up to 25. Italian supercar maker Ferrari continues to rack up awards at the same rate at which one of its customers collects speeding tickets. Its V8-powered 458 Spider was announced best cabriolet and its V12-powered big brother, the F12 Berlinetta, […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Motoring, World News ·
Japan’s renewed kabuki theater lights up

Japan’s renewed kabuki theater lights up

(TOKYO-AFP) – Lights began to shine on Tokyo’s celebrated home of traditional kabuki theatre on Thursday, as the renovated venue prepares to raise the curtains on a new era. The new Kabuki-za theatre, part of a 29-storey office building in the upscale Ginza shopping district, has now started an evening illumination program ahead of its […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations ·
Walking may be better than going to the gym

Walking may be better than going to the gym

(Relaxnews) – While your indoor cycling class may work up a hearty sweat, a new study suggests that simply taking the stairs and walking throughout your day may be better for your health. The findings show that if you burn the same amount of calories, standing and walking over the course of a day is […]

16.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013

Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013

FIND, Inc. District VI and The Embassy of the Philippines is proud to present Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia 2013 at the Catholic University of America on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Merienda features fruitful discussions conducted by a distinguished panel of guests on topics of interest for the young Filipino-American community. This year’s Merienda will feature […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Pechanga Resort & Casino will be holding numerous of New Year celebration events. To enhance the festive mood on property, Pechanga promotes the “Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker and Baccarat Table Games Prize Drawings” and the “Lucky Red Envelope” drawing. From Monday, February 4th to Friday, February 22nd, at […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Lunar New Year, Promotions ·
Coca-Cola and Marc Jacobs launch limited-edition cans

Coca-Cola and Marc Jacobs launch limited-edition cans

(Relaxnews) – Coca-Cola has launched a limited-edition collection of Diet Coke cans designed by their newest creative director Marc Jacobs to fete the soda brand’s anniversary in Europe. The trio of cans pays tribute to the fashion decades of the 1980s, 90s and 2000s, with each silhouette created to incarnate the woman of her time. […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to launch their first wine next month

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to launch their first wine next month

(Relaxnews) – Hollywood’s power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will be releasing their first bottles of wine next month, produced from their sprawling French estate in the south of France. According to wine trade publication Decanter, the first bottles to be released out of their Château Miraval vineyards in Correns about 110 km east of Cannes will […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Hollywood Stars ·
US regulators approve bionic eye

US regulators approve bionic eye

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – US regulators approved a so-called bionic eye on Thursday, giving hope to people with a rare genetic disease. Developed by California-based Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System is the first retinal implant for adults with advanced retinitis pigmentosa that results in the gradual loss of vision and can […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology, U.S. News, Videos ·