Watch the trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’

Watch the trailer for Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’

(Relaxnews) – The trailer for the first Hollywood movie from the Korean director behindOldboy, Park Chan-wook, places Mia Wasikowska and Nicole Kidman in a disturbing love triangle. Skeletons in the closet, incestuous relationships and graphic violence permeate the works of Park Chan-wook, and the new trailer for Stoker indicates he didn’t change his tune for Hollywood. The […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Bianca on John: I hope we stay friends

Bianca on John: I hope we stay friends

FORMER beauty queen Bianca Manalo hopes to remain friends with ex-boyfriend John Prats. Bianca wishes that the next time they see each other, they’ll be more “civil” because they shared too many good memories together. The television host also pointed out that there’s a chance for ex-couples to be friends as, she said, she’s still […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Philippine News ·
‘Fernando Jose’ of ‘Rosalinda’ joins Viva

‘Fernando Jose’ of ‘Rosalinda’ joins Viva

The leading man of Mexican superstar Thalia in the hit series “Rosalinda” has joined the stable of talents of local entertainment production company Viva. Venezeluan actor Fernando Carrillo has signed as a contract artist of Viva Artists Agency, the talent management arm of the Philippine entertainment company, according to a report from the Manila Bulletin. […]

27.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Fitness guru Jillian Michaels launches class at Crunch Gyms

Fitness guru Jillian Michaels launches class at Crunch Gyms

(Relaxnews) – If DVDs, television shows and best-selling books weren’t enough, famed American fitness trainer Jillian Michaels is expanding her empire to a new series of group classes dubbed BodyShred, which just launched at Crunch gyms in the US. The class is a fast-paced 30-minute workout that offers “a scientific, metabolic training approach to achieve a strong, […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Len Wiseman to shoot remake of ‘The Mummy’

Len Wiseman to shoot remake of ‘The Mummy’

(Relaxnews) – Universal went for Len Wiseman, the director of the Total Recall remake, to bring The Mummy back into theaters, according to Deadline.com. The founder of the Underworld saga, which focuses on the age-old battle between vampires and werewolves, is set to shoot another remake of The Mummy. Jon Spaits, who was involved in the scriptwriting for Prometheus, is working on the script […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

‘We Have Nothing to Hide,’ De Lima Tells US-based Human Rights NGOs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Saying the Philippines has nothing to hide, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima today met with human rights watchdogs in the United States and assured them that the Aquino Government is taking concrete steps to address cases of extra judicial killings and other human rights violations brought to its attention. In its report to […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
Sarah Geronimo serenades Pechanga

Sarah Geronimo serenades Pechanga

Pechanga Resort and Casino is home to a wide spectrum of world-class entertainment and gaming experiences. Recently, the Filipino actress and singer Sarah Geronimo displayed her talents in Pechanga’s concert venue, wowing her American fan base with two remarkable shows at the Pechanga Theater on September 7th. Geronimo is currently one of the most prolific […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Crooner Andy Williams, of ‘Moon River’ fame, dies

Crooner Andy Williams, of ‘Moon River’ fame, dies

(CHICAGO-AFP) – American crooner Andy Williams, whose string of hits like “Moon River” and annual Christmas TV shows made him a national treasure, has died aged 84 after losing his battle with cancer. Wildly popular in the 1960′s, with 18 gold and three platinum records to his name, the clean-cut master of easy listening and […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Chinese guests prefer Hyatt and Marriott hotels while Japanese favor Ritz-Carlton

Chinese guests prefer Hyatt and Marriott hotels while Japanese favor Ritz-Carlton

(Relaxnews) – Wealthy Chinese travelers prefer to stay at the Hyatt and Marriott chains of hotels, reported hospitality news website 4hoteliers Monday. This was one of the findings of the new Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI) survey carried out by New York-based wealth research firm Luxury Institute, which asked affluent Chinese and Japanese travelers to […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
PHL gives cold storage project P259-M tax break

PHL gives cold storage project P259-M tax break

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – For helping promote higher productivity in the agriculture sector, Occidental Mindoro-based Weal Builders Inc. is getting up to P259 million in tax incentives from government. Weal Builders is putting up a cold storage facility for onions and other farm produce, which is expected to start commercial operations in March 2013. “The project […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Deputy Ombudsman linked to hostage crisis to be reinstated

Deputy Ombudsman linked to hostage crisis to be reinstated

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a high-ranking official of the Office of the Ombudsman linked to bribery charges leading to the bus hostage crisis on August 23, 2010. In a decision penned by Associate Justice Estelita-Perlas Bernabe, the full court ordered the reinstatement of Deputy Ombudsman Emilio […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Manila’s ‘secret marshals’ to fight holdup men

Manila’s ‘secret marshals’ to fight holdup men

MANILA, Sept 21, 2012 (AFP) – Plain clothes “secret marshals” have been deployed on public transport in Manila with orders to shoot down armed robbers in a crackdown against violent crime, the city’s newly appointed police chief said Friday. In a message to armed criminals who victimise bus and public transport users, Chief Superintendent Leonardo […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Shaina denies dating Diether Ocampo

Shaina denies dating Diether Ocampo

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Has actress Shaina Magdayao moved on from her failed romance with John Lloyd Cruz by dating actor Diether Ocampo? Magdayao put the rumors to rest by saying that she only sees Ocampo as an older brother. “Ano ba? Kuya ko si Diet. Under kami sa isang handler so he’s my older brother,” […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
China to have more skyscrapers than the US in five years

China to have more skyscrapers than the US in five years

(Relaxnews) – China will surpass the US as the country with the most number of skyscrapers in five years’ time, according to a report in the Shanghai Daily Monday. By 2017, China will have 802 skyscraper structures compared to 539 in the US, according to a recent ‘Supercity’ research report by China-based MotianCity, which conducts research on […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Anne Hathaway could join Spielberg’s ‘Robopocalypse’

Anne Hathaway could join Spielberg’s ‘Robopocalypse’

(Relaxnews) – Anne Hathaway joins Chris Hemsworth among the actors in line for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming blockbuster Robopocalypse, according to The Hollywood Reporter. After The Dark Knight Rises, Anne Hathaway is currently negotiating the lead female role in the movie, while Australian actor Chris Hemsworth (Thor) is in talks for the male lead. It will be Spielberg’s first […]

26.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Shamcey to get married next year

Shamcey to get married next year

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup might tie the knot with her boyfriend, businessman Lloyd Lee, next year. Lee said they are likely to get married in 2013. “Next year siguro,” he said. Supsup was quick to clarify, however, that she and Lee are not yet engaged. She added that the […]

25.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
OLIVER TOLENTINO GOWNS FEATURED AT THE EMMYS,  EXTRA VIEWERS CHOOSE PIÑA GOWN FOR MARIA MENOUNOS

OLIVER TOLENTINO GOWNS FEATURED AT THE EMMYS, EXTRA VIEWERS CHOOSE PIÑA GOWN FOR MARIA MENOUNOS

Fast rising Hollywood designer Oliver Tolentino dressed TV celebrities last weekend for the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.  The designer had 2 gowns on the red carpet and 1 cocktail dress worn to a pre-party a few days before. MELISSA RAUCH, actress in The Big Bang Theory, which was nominated in the “Best Comedy Series” […]

25.09.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Sharon defends Sotto vs plagiarism accusations

Sharon defends Sotto vs plagiarism accusations

MANILA, Sept 24 (Mabuhay) -– Megastar Sharon Cuneta came to the defense of her uncle, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, who has been accused of plagiarism. Cuneta said Sotto was “coming from a very personal place” when he delivered his turno en contra speech on the Reproductive Health bill. “Ang sabi niya, nagandahan siya sa […]

25.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Rubber industry aims to double production by 2016

Rubber industry aims to double production by 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Government agencies, finance institutions and industry stakeholders have set goals, including doubling production in the near future, as part of their roadmap for the rubber industry. Saying that they “envision the Philippines as one of the major natural rubber-producing countries in Asia,” Trade and Industry Undersecretary Merly Cruz outlined some of their […]

25.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Society of Seven featuring Jasmine Trias & Joey Albert dazzle at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., Sept. 29

Society of Seven featuring Jasmine Trias & Joey Albert dazzle at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., Sept. 29

CERRITOS, CA – The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts welcomes variety troupe Society of Seven, American Idol singer Jasmine Trias, and award-winning vocalist Joey Albert on Saturday, September 29, 8:00 PM. Tickets, which range from $70-$40, are available at the CCPA Ticket Office, at www.cerritoscenter.com, or by calling (562) 467-8818. Named one of the […]

25.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·