‘Halo,’ ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Just Dance’ titles are 2012′s most anticipated games

‘Halo,’ ‘Call of Duty,’ ‘Just Dance’ titles are 2012′s most anticipated games

(Relaxnews) – Established franchises will rule 2012′s remaining releases, according to a Nielsen poll, while there’s encouraging news for Borderlands 2, NCAA Football 13, and Fable: The Journey. Top five favorites Halo 4 is the most anticipated Xbox 360 game, due November 6, and just squeezing out Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Black Ops […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Games, Photos ·
ZTE launches first Android 4.1 phone in China

ZTE launches first Android 4.1 phone in China

(Relaxnews) – Mobile maker ZTE is the first company to launch a smartphone running the latest version of Google’s Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating system in China. The ZTE N880E smartphone is the third handset in the world to feature Android Jelly Bean and arrives just over one week after the official July 13 launch […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Canon outs its first mirrorless camera, the EOS M

Canon outs its first mirrorless camera, the EOS M

(Relaxnews) – Canon’s much-rumored mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera competitor, the EOS M, is finally a reality. The EOS M is Canon’s response to the growing market of compact, yet full-featured mirrorless cameras which includes Nikon’s J1 and V1, Sony’s NEX range, Samsung’s NX series, and Olympus and Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds system cameras. “The EOS […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Lara Quigaman shows off baby bump

Lara Quigaman shows off baby bump

A week after her marriage to actor Marco Alcaraz, former beauty queen Precious Lara Quigaman showed off her baby bump. Alcaraz revealed during his wedding vows last week that he is looking forward to taking care not only of Quigaman but also their forthcoming son. Quigaman is currently five months pregnant. Although they already wed […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Property boom transforming Philippine skylines

Property boom transforming Philippine skylines

(MANILA-AFP) – As a Philippine property boom gathers pace, even Paris Hilton, Donald Trump and high-fashion house Versace are getting a piece of the action. The good times are into their fourth year, fuelled by steady economic growth, Western firms offshoring jobs to the Philippines, the buying power of millions of Filipinos working abroad and […]

24.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
(July 26-29) Opening of Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles

(July 26-29) Opening of Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES COUNTY’S “GRAND PARK” TO HAVE CIVIC DEDICATION ON JULY 26, 2012 PUBLIC OPENING WITH NATIONAL DANCE DAY CELEBRATION TO FOLLOW ON JULY 28, 2012 – Thousands Expected to Join in Participatory Dance Experience for All – LOS ANGELES (June 27, 2012) – The County of Los Angeles and The Music Center today announced […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
Discharging student loans, taxes or second trust deeds in bankruptcy

Discharging student loans, taxes or second trust deeds in bankruptcy

For cases filed after October 7, 1998, Student Loans are only dischargeable if (1) you can prove that having to repay it would impose an “undue hardship” on you (as defined below), or (2) for cases filed prior to October 17, 2005 – if the program under which your student loan is issued, insured, administered […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Services ·
China state media accuses Clinton of ‘meddling’

China state media accuses Clinton of ‘meddling’

Beijing, July 14, 2012 (AFP) – China’s official Xinhua news agency on Saturday accused US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of “meddling” in the South China Sea territorial disputes. Rival claims have for decades made the resource-rich waters one of Asia’s potential military flashpoints and tensions have risen in the last year with the Philippines […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Jake Cuenca ready to kiss Baron Geisler

Jake Cuenca ready to kiss Baron Geisler

Photo Courtesy of MNS Actor Jake Cuenca said he is ready for the challenge of doing his first kissing scene with controversial actor Baron Geisler in the indie film “Lihis.” It will be Cuenca’s first time to play a gay role in a movie. He first played a gay role in an episode of “Maalaala […]

23.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Manalo ng $5 milyon sa “Luck of the Draw” mula sa Pechanga Resort and Casino

Manalo ng $5 milyon sa “Luck of the Draw” mula sa Pechanga Resort and Casino

Ang “ Luck of the Draw “ sa Pechanga Resort and Casino ay tuloy-tuloy hanggang Agosto 19. Madaragdagan ang Jackpot kada linggo hanggang ito ay umabot ng $5 milyon. Ang jackpot sa Hulyo 29 ay $500,000 at patuloy ang pagtaas nito kung ito ay mapanalunan man o hindi. Ang pinakahuling jackpot na $5 milyon ay […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News ·
Aquino thanks China for water project loan

Aquino thanks China for water project loan

MANILA, July 17 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino thanked China for the loan that it extended to the Philippines to fund the second phase of the Angat Water Utilization and Aqueduct Improvement Project (AWUAIP) of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS). Aquino attended the inauguration of the project at the La Mesa Dam portal in […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Asia’s low-cost hotel chains aim to give the world value for money

Asia’s low-cost hotel chains aim to give the world value for money

(HONG KONG-Relaxnews) – With the Asian tourism industry set to expand like no other region in the world, there has been welcome news this week that visitors across the scale will be getting more and more accommodation options. A new partnership struck between two of the leaders of the “low-cost” hotel movements — Red Planet […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Photos ·
Most popular food-related videos this week: deep-fried burgers

Most popular food-related videos this week: deep-fried burgers

(Relaxnews) – In this week’s selection of top food-related YouTube videos uploaded this week, Epic Meal Time strikes again with battered, deep-fried Big Macs and bacon, burger sushi. A riot or ‘food fight’ also breaks out at a Florida Walmart and popular YouTube personality JarmaineTV cooks with quinoa pasta. Here’s a selection of the top […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Louis Vuitton readies for Shanghai opening

Louis Vuitton readies for Shanghai opening

(HONG KONG-Relaxnews) – Louis Vuitton is certainly no shrinking violet when it comes to self-promotion and the brand made its intentions in China well and truly clear Thursday, taking out the whole front page of a national newspaper to promote the opening of its new store in Shanghai this Saturday. With one whole floor that […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Gaining weight? Look to your friends, new study finds

Gaining weight? Look to your friends, new study finds

(Relaxnews) – Are your friends sporty and healthy eaters, or more of a beer and pizza crowd? A new study out of the US finds that the answer could provide some insight into the current state of your body. To conduct the study, David Shoham and his team at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
Alex Gonzaga remains with ‘Juicy’

Alex Gonzaga remains with ‘Juicy’

TV5 princess Alex Gonzaga denied that she’s leaving “Juicy” because of her new acting project, “Enchanted Garden.” The 22-year-old host-actress said the viewers won’t be seeing her daily on the showbiz talk show, but definitely she’ll still be part of the program. “Ngayon ang alam ko eh hindi ako makakasama sa ‘Juicy’ pag may taping […]

20.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Hotel rates on the rise in Europe this July, particularly in London

Hotel rates on the rise in Europe this July, particularly in London

(Relaxnews) – Travelers visiting European cities in July are paying more for their hotel room than they would have during the same period last year, according to the latest trivago-Relaxnews indicator. In London, host city for the upcoming Olympic Games, a standard double room for one night costs an average of €261, 26 percent more […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Vision-based gesture recognition to feature on 600 million smartphones by 2017

Vision-based gesture recognition to feature on 600 million smartphones by 2017

(Relaxnews) – Move over touch screens and fingers, camera-based gesture recognition is the way of the future. Just as consumers are getting used to placing their finger on the screen instead of moving a mouse on the desk, gesture-based recognition looks to take over as the next “big deal” in computer input. “Gesture recognition is […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Olympics: Opening show cut short over transport worries

Olympics: Opening show cut short over transport worries

(LONDON-AFP) – The organisers of the London Olympics on Wednesday scrapped part of the opening ceremony due to fears that an overrunning show would cause bottlenecks on public transport. Organisers LOCOG said a sequence involving stunt bikes had been cut to ensure that the spectacle, which kicks off the Games on July 27, finishes on […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Vilma: No more ‘love teams’ for me

Vilma: No more ‘love teams’ for me

Now marking her 50th year in the entertainment industry, Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos said she has already “graduated” from being paired with actors to produce chemistry on-screen. Santos said her latest project, horror-suspense film “The Healing,” reflects that actors’ chemistry on-screen comes in all forms and isn’t particular to romantic portrayals. The Chito Roño-directed film […]

19.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·