What are the germiest places in a restaurant?

What are the germiest places in a restaurant?

(Relaxnews) – You might want to sit down for this one – only not in a restaurant. A news report out of the US has come up with a list of the top 10 germ-infested surfaces in eateries across the country and found that restaurant seats are the germiest. For their investigation, ABC News in […]

25.11.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Latin America the new destination on the rise, Manila is 4th top destination in Asia

Latin America the new destination on the rise, Manila is 4th top destination in Asia

(Relaxnews) – TripAdvisor’s users have chosen five destinations in Latin America as part of the top ten up-and-coming travel destinations. Based on the greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and traveler interest year-on-year, travel website TripAdvisor published this week the top ten up-and-coming world destinations as well as top ten lists for the US, Europe, Asia and […]

24.11.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
New luxury hotel to open in Metro Manila

New luxury hotel to open in Metro Manila

(Relaxnews) – The financial district of Makati City, in Metro Manila, Philippines, is about to welcome a new luxury hotel, the Raffles Makati, with a pre-opening event scheduled for December 1, with the main opening set for February 2013. The luxury hotel group’s new address houses 32 suites in a 30-storey building. All the suites […]

24.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
China’s Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

China’s Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

(Relaxnews) – SkyTeam continues expanding globally, this week welcoming China-based Xiamen Airlines as its 19th member. After welcoming Aerolineas Argentinas back in September, SkyTeam announced this Wednesday that it was welcoming Xiamen Airlines to its alliance team. By doing so SkyTeam is adding three new hubs in Greater China: Xiamen, Fuzhou and Hangzhou. Xiamen Airlines […]

22.11.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Most popular cooking videos this week: Thanksgiving menu

Most popular cooking videos this week: Thanksgiving menu

  (Relaxnews) – Not surprisingly, the most popular cooking videos on YouTube this week were Thanksgiving-related. Topping the charts is a collaboration between some of the most followed food channels Epic Meal Time, My Drunk Kitchen and Feast of Fiction who created a Thanksgiving feast for a Los Angeles soup kitchen. Here were the top […]

22.11.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Thanksgiving ·
New ‘Star Wars’ trilogy beefs up writing team

New ‘Star Wars’ trilogy beefs up writing team

(Relaxnews) – Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are collaborating to draft the plots for the upcoming episodes of the Star Wars saga, reveals The Hollywood Reporter. The fantasy specialists will also coproduce the upcoming trilogy with Kathleen Kennedy. Their main focus will be on episodes VIII and IX, according to the movie news website. Episode VII is in […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Film ·
Adidas signs Selena Gomez as NEO style icon

Adidas signs Selena Gomez as NEO style icon

(Relaxnews) – Adidas’s youth-oriented NEO line has signed singer and actress Selena Gomez as a global ambassador. Twenty-year-old Selena Gomez was announced in Los Angeles Tuesday as the face of NEO, and is set to appear over the next three years in a series of print, digital, retail, and outdoor campaigns. In the new NEO […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Holiday happenings at Eagle Rock Plaza

Holiday happenings at Eagle Rock Plaza

Los Angeles, California, November 20, 2012 – The holiday season has arrived at Eagle Rock Plaza.  Shoppers are invited to celebrate the return of Santa, enjoy holiday happy hour sales and more. Santa Arrival: Friday, November 23rd, 12 pm Join us in Center Court as we welcome Santa back to the Plaza!  Santa will be […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Holidays ·
PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

WASHINGTON, DC. – Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. called on forty-three outstanding Filipino American students to use their talents and take part in activities that promote the interests of their communities and the Philippines.  This was among the challenges posed by the Ambassador in his remarks during the 2012 Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards held […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Applications for Teach for the Philippines Initiative to Close on December 2

Applications for Teach for the Philippines Initiative to Close on December 2

WASHINGTON, DC.  The deadline for the submission of applications for the Top Ten pioneers who will commit to two years of teaching in under-resourced schools in the Philippines is just two weeks away. Two participants of the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program (FAYLP) – Angela Lagdameo and Michael Vea – are leading the search for […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Rent ‘Scarface’ villa for the holiday

Rent ‘Scarface’ villa for the holiday

(Relaxnews) – The iconic Californian villa where Brian de Palma shot Scarface is available to rent, for $10,000 a week or $30,000 a month. Fans of legendary Cuban-American gangster Tony Montana, portrayed by Al Pacino in the 1983 movie, will be able to make the most of El Fureidis villa. Located in Coral Gables, Florida in the film, […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Photos ·
Four young actors caught in Spidey’s web for Harry Osborn role

Four young actors caught in Spidey’s web for Harry Osborn role

(Relaxnews) – Sony Pictures is reportedly eyeing three Brits and one American for the role of Harry Osborn in the forthcoming sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, scheduled to hit theaters in May 2014. Who will succeed James Franco as Harry Osborn, Peter Parker’s best friend and offspring of the Green Goblin? According to The Hollywood Reporter, British […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
‘Bluster’ becomes Dictionary.com’s 2012 Word of the Year

‘Bluster’ becomes Dictionary.com’s 2012 Word of the Year

(Relaxnews) – Online reference tool Dictionary.com has picked “bluster” as 2012 Word of the Year for its applicability to events in the political, economic and meteorological spheres. “In Old English ‘bluster’ meant ‘to wander or stray,’ and today it has a few, closely related meanings. It means both ‘to roar and be tumultuous, as wind’ […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Books ·
Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

Gary Valenciano dedicates new CD to wife

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — Singer Gary Valenciano’s latest album titled “Gary V Sings Just For You” started as a Christmas gift to his wife, talent manager Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano. Released by Universal Record, the album, which took six months to complete, is Valenciano’s special gift to his wife. The singer said he originally recorded the […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

3 Filipinos in Louisiana Oil Platform Fire Still in Guarded Condition

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Three of four Filipinos who were seriously burned in the explosion and fire that struck the offshore oil platform they were working on in the Gulf of Mexico remain in guarded condition four days after the incident left one Filipino dead and another still missing. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. made the disclosure […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

Philippine ice skating phenom wins gold in Romania

By DAVID CASUCO Exclusive to Mabuhay News Servce LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) -– Philippines ice skating phenom Michael Christian Martinez landed back-to-back triple axels in a near flawless free skate program en route to a gold medal finish at the International Staking Union (ISU)-sanctioned 13th Crystal Skate held last week in Brasov, Romania. The […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

President Aquino urges ASEAN member-countries and South Korea to work together in fight against human trafficking

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and South Korea must work together to fight human trafficking in order to ensure the welfare of migrant workers. “I urge ASEAN and the Republic of Korea to enhance efforts to combat trafficking in persons, particularly […]

21.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

Illegal logging hotspots down to 31 – Paje

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – The government’s effort of a log ban in the country has redounded to a reduction of illegal logging “hotspots” to 31 from 197, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said. In a statement, Paje said different policies have resulted in an increase in forest cover. “We are making progress in expanding the […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

By Martin Abbugao PHNOM PENH, Nov 19, 2012 (AFP) – Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped to present a united front […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

Aquino meets with Indian PM in bilateral meeting

PHNOM PENH, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a bilateral meeting on Sunday at the Sofitel Phnom Penh where both committed for stronger cooperation to address current challenges. The two leaders acknowledged that the Philippines and India can “learn from each other’s challenges” as […]

20.11.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·