The smartphone wallet revolution: is your smartphone ready to become your wallet?

The smartphone wallet revolution: is your smartphone ready to become your wallet?

(Relaxnews) – The smartphone wallet revolution is coming — some would say it is already here — but is it time to start leaving your wallet at home and using your smartphone to pay? That all depends on where you live and how comfortable you are with letting your smartphone take the place of your […]

08.08.2012 · Filled under: Apps, News, Science & Technology ·
Candid Marilyn Monroe photos go public in Poland

Candid Marilyn Monroe photos go public in Poland

(Warsaw-AFP) – As fans worldwide mark 50 years since her untimely death, a collection of rare Marilyn Monroe photographs immortalising the American blonde bombshell went on display in Warsaw Monday. Poland’s State Treasury obtained the candid shots of Monroe by a friend. Milton Green, in a collection of nearly 4,000 photographs it received as part […]

08.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Billionaire to build real-life Jurassic Park area: rumor

Billionaire to build real-life Jurassic Park area: rumor

(Relaxnews) – According to the Sunshine Coast Daily in Queensland, Australia, there are rumors that Clive Palmer, the controversial mining billionaire who wants to build a duplicate version of the Titanic, is now looking for a way “to clone a dinosaur from DNA” as part of the park-style area at his new resort in Coolum. Reports suggest […]

08.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Images of the week: Lahore, Granada, Cali

Images of the week: Lahore, Granada, Cali

10 photos ©AFP PHOTO/VANDERLEI ALMEIDA Rio de Janeiro View of a sand sculpture in Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, on July 25, 2012. An unusual 32° C (89.6° F) winter temperature is hitting the city which, according to experts, is due to a warm Amazon mass that prevents the cold front from the south […]

08.08.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
$1 milyong jackpot ngayong linggo!

$1 milyong jackpot ngayong linggo!

Ang Pechanga Resort and Casino ay may papremyo na may halagang $1 milyon ngayong linggo, Agosto 12, mula sa “Luck of the Draw” na tuloy-tuloy hanggang Agosto 19.  Ang jackpot sa Agosto 19 ay $5 milyon! Kung ang jackpot ngayong linggo na $1 milyon ay mapanalunan man o hindi,  siguradong ilalabas pa rin ng Pechanga ang […]

07.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions ·
Your ultimate guide to US-Philippines Expo 2012

Your ultimate guide to US-Philippines Expo 2012

Bigger and better than ever, the US-Philippines Expo returns to Fairplex Pomona on August 4-5, 2012.  This event is first and foremost a trade and consumer show for Filipinos.  It is a vast gathering of the companies and organizations that cater to and support the Filipino community and a celebration of Filipino food, culture, talent […]

03.08.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Aquino leads commemoration of 3rd death anniversary of Cory

Aquino leads commemoration of 3rd death anniversary of Cory

MANILA, Aug 1 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the Aquino and Cojuangco clans in commemorating the third death anniversary of his late mother and former President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino who is buried, together with husband and former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque on Wednesday. The […]

03.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Coco Martin says he still loves doing indie

Coco Martin says he still loves doing indie

MANILA, July 30 (Mabuhay) – He may currently be more active in mainstream television but actor Coco Martin said doing independent films will forever be in his heart. In an interview during the gala night of his Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival entry “Sta. Niña” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Martin said […]

03.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Expect more Asian NBA players, says Heat coach Spoelstra

Expect more Asian NBA players, says Heat coach Spoelstra

Singapore, July 30, 2012 (AFP) – National Basketball Association (NBA) fans can expect more foreign players including Asians in the US professional league, the Asian-American coach of NBA champions Miami Heat said Monday. “The game of basketball… has become global and the NBA will search for players and talent in any country in any region […]

03.08.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Chinese vessels at Panatag Shoal down to three as of Wednesday – DFA

Chinese vessels at Panatag Shoal down to three as of Wednesday – DFA

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) – Only three Chinese vessels have been monitored to be at the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal as of June 25 (Wednesday), the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez said two maritime surveillance ships and one fisheries and law enforcement command vessel were spotted inside the lagoon […]

03.08.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Free admission ticket raffle promo winners for the US-Philippines Expo 2012 named

Free admission ticket raffle promo winners for the US-Philippines Expo 2012 named

  Weekend Balita and the US Asian Post have recently concluded a raffle promotion giving away 100 free admission tickets to the US-Philippines Expo 2012. The raffle draw was held at Balita Media’s office in Glendale, California on July 31, 2012, where 50 winners were randomly selected to receive two free admission tickets each.   […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Giveaways, Happenings, Promotions ·
YouTube invites you to remix the world’s largest collection of Creative Commons videos

YouTube invites you to remix the world’s largest collection of Creative Commons videos

(Relaxnews) – Video sharing site YouTube now boasts the largest Creative Commons video library on the planet. Google is hoping that you’ll jump in and start making your own wacky remixes using the YouTube Video Editor and the collection of four million videos — the equivalent of around 40 years’ worth of footage — available […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Book releases mark the Rolling Stones’ 50-year anniversary

Book releases mark the Rolling Stones’ 50-year anniversary

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – On July 12, the Rolling Stones marked the band’s official 50th anniversary of its first concert in London’s Marquee Club with a free exhibition of photographs. An upcoming documentary to cover the span of the band’s history and a series of book releases from biographies to photo collections are also celebrating the […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
Hong Kong rents too high for Sweden’s H&M

Hong Kong rents too high for Sweden’s H&M

(HONG KONG-AFP) – Fashion retailer H&M is shutting its flagship store in central Hong Kong due to sky-high rents in the southern Chinese city, a report said Friday. Five years after launching its first Chinese store in Hong Kong’s Central district, the Swedish fashion house is closing the 30,000 square-foot (2,790 square-metre) space, the Wall […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Microsoft revamps cloud mail service, calls it Outlook

Microsoft revamps cloud mail service, calls it Outlook

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Microsoft on Tuesday said it was revamping its new cloud-based email service, phasing out the name Hotmail in favor of Outlook as it adapts for mobile users and social media. “Email is becoming less and less useful as inboxes become cluttered with newsletters and social updates, and people increasingly keep up their […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Apps, News ·
Colosseum restoration to start in December: official

Colosseum restoration to start in December: official

(ROME-AFP) – Long-delayed repairs to the 2,000-year-old Colosseum will begin in December in a project funded by Italian billionaire Diego Della Valle to save the crumbling monument, officials said on Tuesday. The culture ministry said the first contract for the restoration project — an 8.3-million-euro ($10.2-million) tender to clean up the facade of the Roman […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Lady Gaga debuts Fame, unveils second perfume ad

Lady Gaga debuts Fame, unveils second perfume ad

(Relaxnews) – Lady Gaga has tweeted a new photo of the second ad for her debut fragrance Fame, shot by Steven Klein, while the eagerly anticipated Fame fragrance has made its debut in Japan ahead of an international launch this September. The pop star excitedly took to Twitter August 1 to reveal the latest futuristic […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Anne Curtis: I’m a nobody in the US

Anne Curtis: I’m a nobody in the US

Here in the Philippines, it’s impossible for one not to know Anne Curtis, unless he or she lives under a rock. One of ABS-CBN’s biggest talents, Curtis has had box-office hit movies, top-rating soaps and shows, and even a sold-out concert. Her face can also be seen all over the country through billboards and other […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Three dead as storm lashes PHL

Three dead as storm lashes PHL

Manila, July 30, 2012 (AFP) – At least three people were killed and millions were left without power Monday as Tropical Storm Saola turned into a typhoon, bringing heavy rains to large parts of the Philippines, the government said. Manila was one of the worst hit areas and schools across the sprawling capital were suspended, […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Sandiganbayan won’t order Arroyo’s re-arrest

Sandiganbayan won’t order Arroyo’s re-arrest

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan will not order the re-arrest of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo pending resolution of a motion for reconsideration on the plunder case filed by the Office of the Ombudsman. In a 6-page resolution issued Friday, the anti-graft court noted that many of the accused in the plunder case […]

02.08.2012 · Filled under: News ·