Style of Jolie: See Angelina Jolie’s stunning collection of rare jewels

Style of Jolie: See Angelina Jolie’s stunning collection of rare jewels

9 photos (Relaxnews) – Style of Jolie, Angelina Jolie’s jewelry collaboration with designer Robert Procop, will form two month-long pop-up exhibits close to the Mediterranean coast between July 15 and August 15. Running concurrently at the Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat and Monaco’s prestigious Hotel de Paris, the showcases will present an array of necklaces, […]

11.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Haute Couture Fashion Week beauty highlights: Elie Saab, Dior, Chanel

Haute Couture Fashion Week beauty highlights: Elie Saab, Dior, Chanel

11 photos (Relaxnews) – As the world’s most exclusive dress makers presented their Fall/Winter 2012 collections during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week (July 1-5), top beauty trends included red lips, metallics and rosy cheeks. ©AFP PHOTO / PIERRE VERDY Topsy turvy Upside down ponytails were adorned with ornate jewels at Alexis Mabille, while beauty spots […]

11.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
(Aug. 18-Sept. 8) Rizal, atbp. presented by AngLahi (TM)

(Aug. 18-Sept. 8) Rizal, atbp. presented by AngLahi (TM)

On Summer 2012, AngLahiTM will be presenting “Rizal, atbp.TM” at three major cities in California. “Rizal, atbp.TM” is the story of Jose Rizal, the Philippine national hero, as seen through the self-realization of a young Filipino American, Joey, and set in music, dance and a display of the rich Filipino culture. The story aspires to not only […]

11.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Videos ·
Philippines mourns ‘King of Comedy’ Dolphy

Philippines mourns ‘King of Comedy’ Dolphy

(MANILA-AFP) – The Philippines wept Tuesday as the country’s most popular comedian Dolphy succumbed to pulmonary disease after a month in hospital. He was 83. Born Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Dolphy was widely regarded as the country’s “King of Comedy” in a career that spanned seven decades playing colourful comedic roles, from a cross-dressing homosexual to a poor jack of […]

10.07.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
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 ·