How to cook with honey

How to cook with honey

(Relaxnews) – Hotels and restaurants around the world have been tapping into the all-natural way to sweeten their products by turning rooftops into urban beehives and harvesting the honey for their menus. The latest iconic landmark to join the Grand Palais and the Opera Garnier in Paris, or the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
(July-August) Health and fitness agenda: Yoga Journal Conference, CrossFit Games

(July-August) Health and fitness agenda: Yoga Journal Conference, CrossFit Games

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, San Diego welcomes yogis to its annual Yoga Journal Conference, while the Reebok CrossFit Games kick off in Carson, California. Yoga Journal Conference: San Diego July 12-16 San Diego, California, USA Thousands of yogis will flock to San Diego to stretch, mix, and mingle with some of yoga’s top teachers at […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Videos ·
Lady Gaga announces ‘affordable’ version of Fame fragrance

Lady Gaga announces ‘affordable’ version of Fame fragrance

(Relaxnews) – Lady Gaga has revealed she will release two versions of her upcoming Fame fragrance, an “affordable” small bottle and a larger version dubbed “Le Masterpiece.” Taking to social networking site Twitter on July 7, the pop star explained the smaller edition of her upcoming edition will be priced at around $30. Meanwhile, the […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
(July 19-24) Beauty agenda: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, IMATS, Cosmoprof

(July 19-24) Beauty agenda: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, IMATS, Cosmoprof

(Relaxnews) – Emmy Award-winning make-up artist Valenté Frazier, who has worked with A-list clients including Iman, Rihanna and Heidi Klum, will be a special guest at the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show in Vancouver later this month, while Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim attendees will be able to receive beauty tips from the Make Up For […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings ·
Ten things to know about cellulite

Ten things to know about cellulite

(Relaxnews) – If you’re reading this and you’re female, chances are you have cellulite. In fact, 80 to 90 percent of women have some kind of cellulite on their bodies, from slight bumps to deep grooves. Before shunning the beach in shame, here are a few tricks to minimize — and even accept — your […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Videos ·
Robin ‘saddened’ over ‘Paparazzi’ ruckus

Robin ‘saddened’ over ‘Paparazzi’ ruckus

Action star Robin Padilla said he is saddened over what transpired during a recent episode of showbiz-oriented talk show “Paparazzi,” which his wife co-hosts. Padilla refused to comment on the controversial resignation of his former girlfriend Ruffa Gutierrez from the program, but said he is “sad” that his wife, TV host Mariel Rodriguez, had been […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Sobriety tests for Philippine traffic cops

Sobriety tests for Philippine traffic cops

MANILA, June 28, 2012 (AFP) – After reports of boozing on the job, traffic police in the Philippine capital will be required to undergo breathalyser tests, an official said Thursday. The new policy covering the 1,400 Metro Manila traffic enforcers was imposed following complaints about some personnel, said Yves Gonzales, director of Manila’s traffic discipline […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Aquino to exhaust all means before using Chacha over Panatag

Aquino to exhaust all means before using Chacha over Panatag

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) – The Aquino administration will exhaust all available means to resolve the Panatag shoal issue before resorting to Charter amendments, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said Monday. “If we can resolve problems or we can resolve issues without going through amending the Charter, we will continue to do it that way,” Lacierda […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Aquino leads 12th Cabinet meeting, discusses 2013 national budget

Aquino leads 12th Cabinet meeting, discusses 2013 national budget

MANILA, June 29 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III met Friday the members of his official family for the 12th Cabinet meeting to discuss the proposed 2013 national budget. In a media briefing in Malacanang, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said Budget Secretary Florencio Abad was to present the P2.006-trillion national budget for next […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
PHL may ask US for spyplanes

PHL may ask US for spyplanes

MANILA, July 2, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines may ask the United States to send spyplanes to help it monitor a disputed area in the South China Sea, a presidential spokesman said Monday, in a move that could deepen tensions with China. The move to request P3C Orion spy planes would first require the approval […]

09.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Vietnam says China offshore oil auction ‘illegal’

Vietnam says China offshore oil auction ‘illegal’

  Hanoi, June 27, 2012 (AFP) – Vietnam has denounced China’s opening of offshore oil blocks to foreign companies in contested areas of the South China Sea as “illegal”, as territorial tensions grow between the communist neighbors. On Saturday, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation announced that nine offshore blocks were available for exploration, and […]

09.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
PHL to vaccinate 700,000 babies

PHL to vaccinate 700,000 babies

Manila, July 2, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the government would vaccinate 700,000 babies this year to protect them from a virus that causes diarrhoea, a killer disease ravaging poor communities. While diarrhea is a preventable disease, Aquino said health authorities had struggled to stop outbreaks from happening with many poor […]

09.07.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Samsung is Asia-Pacific’s most valuable brand

Samsung is Asia-Pacific’s most valuable brand

(Relaxnews) – Consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung has been named the number one brand in the Asia-Pacific region for 2012 in the ninth edition of Asia’s Top 1000 Brands Report. Samsung outranked electronics brands including Apple, Sony, Canon, Panasonic and LG to pick up the coveted top place. “Samsung’s sweep of the top spot can be […]

06.07.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business ·
Jon Bon Jovi face of Avon’s Unplugged fragrances

Jon Bon Jovi face of Avon’s Unplugged fragrances

(Relaxnews) – Jon Bon Jovi has been announced as the face of two new Avon scents for men and women called Unplugged. The rocker is the latest big male name to land a fragrance campaign, following on from the announcement back in May that Brad Pitt had been chosen as the latest face of Chanel’s […]

06.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
The tallest towers in Europe

The tallest towers in Europe

(PARIS-AFP) – Here is a list of the 20 tallest buildings in Europe, following the inauguration of The Shard in London, which takes over the number one spot from the Capital City Moscow Tower in Russia. Unenclosed structures like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, which at 324 metres (1,063 feet) is slightly taller than The […]

06.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Organic tomatoes healthier than conventional plants: study

Organic tomatoes healthier than conventional plants: study

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to antioxidant levels, organic tomatoes have been shown to grind conventionally grown tomatoes to a pulp. That’s the conclusion of a Spanish study published in the Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry which found that organic tomatoes work harder for consumers as they contain higher levels of phenolic compounds, plant-based compounds […]

06.07.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Pass RH bill to help end child labor, Lagman says

Pass RH bill to help end child labor, Lagman says

MANILA, June 29 (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers should approve the reproductive health (RH) bill to help end child labor in the country, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said Friday. Lagman, the principal author of the RH bill in the House of Representatives, said in a press statement that the rising number of child workers in the country […]

05.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Spain’s Queen Sofia arrives in Philippines

Spain’s Queen Sofia arrives in Philippines

MANILA, July 2, 2012 (AFP) – Spain’s Queen Sofia arrived in the Philippines Monday for a five-day visit to review development projects funded by the Spanish government. The queen was greeted at Manila airport by top Philippine dignitaries, before she left for a private gathering at the Spanish ambassador’s residence, official said. The queen’s visit […]

05.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Guinness says ‘Lolong’ is world’s largest crocodile

Guinness says ‘Lolong’ is world’s largest crocodile

MANILA, July 2, 2012 (AFP) – A saltwater crocodile weighing more than a ton and suspected of killing two people in the Philippines has been declared the largest such reptile in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records. The 6.17-metre (20.24-foot) male, nicknamed “Lolong”, was captured in the Agusan marsh on the southern island […]

05.07.2012 · Filled under: News ·
(August 4-5) 28th PHILIPPINE CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL IN BALBOA PARK

(August 4-5) 28th PHILIPPINE CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL IN BALBOA PARK

The 28th Philippine Cultural Arts Festival will be held on August 4 and 5, 2012, Saturday and Sunday, in Balboa Park at the corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. A yearly production of the Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts & Education Center, the Festival runs from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. Admission is FREE. The […]

05.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·