Restored Caravaggio ‘Raising of Lazarus’ on show in Rome

Restored Caravaggio ‘Raising of Lazarus’ on show in Rome

(ROME-AFP) – A Caravaggio masterpiece, “The Raising of Lazarus,” went on show Friday at Rome’s Museo di Roma after a meticulous seven-month restoration. One of the Renaissance master’s most important works, it was painted in Sicily soon after he fled from Malta, where he had taken refuge after being sentenced to death for killing a […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
(July 12-15) Comic-Con’s initial television line-up

(July 12-15) Comic-Con’s initial television line-up

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – Science-fiction, horror and fantasy will fuel Comic-Con, July 12-15, the 42nd annual mega-conference in San Diego, California, featuring the stars and directors of upcoming films and television shows, with sneak peeks of footage to get the 130,000 fans attending the event pumped with anticipation. Last year the crowded television presentations far outnumbered […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Facebook buys face recognition technology startup

Facebook buys face recognition technology startup

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Facebook on Monday said it has bought a startup specializing in software that lets computers recognize people’s faces in digital images. It was not disclosed how much the leading social network paid for Face.com or what its plans are for the company. “People who use Facebook enjoy sharing photos and memories with […]

19.06.2012 · Filled under: Money & Business, Science & Technology ·
CalRecycle Reminds DIYers to Recycle their Used Motor Oil & Filters Together

CalRecycle Reminds DIYers to Recycle their Used Motor Oil & Filters Together

SACRAMENTO – A recent survey by California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) revealed a serious gap in awareness among drivers who change their own motor oil. While 95 percent of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) oil changers said they recycle their used motor oil, approximately one-third admitted to dumping their used oil filters in the trash, […]

18.06.2012 · Filled under: Environment ·
Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Temecula, CA – As part of the Mabuhay Philippines Independence Day at Pechanga Resort and Casino, Gary Valenciano entertained the crowd of die-hard Filipino fans with a 2-hour set, two-day concert event held June 14-15. It was at least five years since he had a concert at Pechanga and he didn’t disappoint. With almost 30 […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Promotions, Services ·
Internet led to global ‘explosion’ of fake drugs

Internet led to global ‘explosion’ of fake drugs

(Manila-AFP) – The rapid growth of Internet commerce has led to an explosion of counterfeit drugs sold around the world, with China the biggest source of fake medicines, pharmaceutical experts said Thursday. The illicit trade is now believed to be worth around 75 billion dollars globally, with criminal gangs increasingly using the web to move […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
What if my creditor has obtained a judgment?

What if my creditor has obtained a judgment?

Many people ignore demands of payment from collection agencies and other creditors, not realizing that these companies can file a lawsuit to get a judgment against them. Once the creditor gets a judgment, it can record such judgment and put a lien on your property or institute garnishment on your bank accounts or wages. Once […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Services ·
‘Reformed’ Robin Padilla as the new MoneyGram endorser

‘Reformed’ Robin Padilla as the new MoneyGram endorser

PHL Country Manager Lim says ‘he’s the perfect choice’ (Weekend Balita) – For one of the top remitting agencies in the world, MoneyGram International didn’t seem to need introduction, much less a celebrity promoting the top financial institution. But it did so as far as the Philippines is concerned. Maybe it has something to do […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Top new tech products: MacBook Pro with Retina Display, a DSLR with a touchscreen, eco solar-powered bag

Top new tech products: MacBook Pro with Retina Display, a DSLR with a touchscreen, eco solar-powered bag

(Relaxnews) – High-tech product releases announced the week ending June 13 include a hugely upgraded MacBook Pro with a Retina display, updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pros, the Canon EOS Rebel T4i, the Sony Xperia miro, the Sony Cyber-shot RX100, and a solar-powered bag for your gadgets. A super-slim laptop with the world’s highest resolution […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Top 5 cooking videos of the week: Ludicrous mac and cheese-stuffed meat roll

Top 5 cooking videos of the week: Ludicrous mac and cheese-stuffed meat roll

(Relaxnews) – The most viewed cooking video uploaded this week involves a reinvention of the sweet Swiss roll into a massive log of meat created by “food pornographers” Epic Meal Time. In place of chocolate cake and vanilla cream,  the foul-mouthed burly Montreal-based team at Epic Meal Time stuff fire-roasted jalapenos, pepperoni, macaroni and cheese, […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Videos ·
Five sports-inspired summer 2012 scents for men

Five sports-inspired summer 2012 scents for men

(Relaxnews) – With major sporting events including the Euro soccer tournament and the Olympics taking place this summer, perfume houses and brands have gone with the athletic theme, creating fragrances for men who love to take part or just watch. Below, five sporty men’s scents in time for summer and Father’s Day. A*Men Pure Shot […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
London more than three times more expensive than Hanoi for a night out

London more than three times more expensive than Hanoi for a night out

(Relaxnews) – A night out in London that includes a hotel room, taxi fare, a cocktail and dinner will set you back $518.01 on average, while one in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city, costs only $141.12, according to TripAdvisor’s latest edition of its TripIndex, published on Wednesday. A night in a four-star hotel costs on average […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Lifestyle ·
Penelope Cruz signs on for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Counselor’

Penelope Cruz signs on for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Counselor’

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – Most recently seen in Woody Allen’s comedy To Rome With Love and the action adventure of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Penelope Cruz has signed on to Ridley Scott’s upcoming thriller The Counselor. The thriller’s all-star cast features Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem, Cruz’s spouse, with Cameron Diaz […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Pacquiao wants to KO Bradley in rematch

Pacquiao wants to KO Bradley in rematch

LAS VEGAS, June 11 (Mabuhay) – Manny Pacquiao wants another shot at Timothy Bradley, and next time he doesn’t plan to give the American a chance to win over any judges. “I want a re-match,” Pacquiao declared after Bradley claimed his World Boxing Organization welterweight world title with a split decision victory that stunned many. […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Jessica Sanchez finally meets Aquino in LA

Jessica Sanchez finally meets Aquino in LA

MANILA, June 9 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III and Filipina-Mexican “American Idol” runner-up Jessica Sanchez have finally met in Los Angeles, California. Aquino, after his dialogue with members of the Filipino community in Los Angeles, met Sanchez along with members of her family. The meeting was set as a part of the Los Angeles […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
How to spot and prevent food allergies in kids

How to spot and prevent food allergies in kids

(Relaxnews) – One of the greatest pleasures of parenthood is marking your kids’ development through phases of their feeding. But moving on to solids can also pose a concern for parents worried about food allergies. And while a recently published study may have found that city kids are more likely to have food allergies than […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Tokyo regains ranking as world’s most expensive city

Tokyo regains ranking as world’s most expensive city

(PARIS-AFP) – Tokyo has regained the unenviable title of the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, while the eurozone crisis has made many European cities cheaper according to a survey published Tuesday. At the other end of the scale, the survey by the Mercer group named the Pakistani port Karachi as the least expensive city, […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, Money & Business ·
Top selling spirits and liquors in the world

Top selling spirits and liquors in the world

(Relaxnews) – According to leading soju brand Jinro, South Koreans alone tip back one billion bottles (360 ml) of the rice-based liquor every month. And in a recently released industry report prepared by Drinks International and Euromonitor, Jinro Soju emerged as the top-selling liquor brand in the world selling 61.4 million 9-liter cases of the […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Top tweets: Jason De Jong, Iron Man vs Spider-Man

Top tweets: Jason De Jong, Iron Man vs Spider-Man

(Relaxnews) – Microbloggers are buzzing about Jason De Jong and debating the relative merits of Iron Man and Spider-Man on Tuesday, June 12. Footballer Jason De Jong is currently the top trending topic on Twitter after the Filipino international was called on as a late substitution for Rob Gier in the FIFA International friendly between the Philippines […]

13.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·

Ipagdiriwang ng Pechanga ang Araw ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas mula ika-12 hanggang ika-16 ng Hunyo

Temecula, CA – Ito na ang pinakamalaking pagdiriwang ng Pechanga Resort & Casino para sa Araw ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas!  Limang araw na paggunita sa Kalayaan ng Pilipinas mula sa Espanya noong taong 1898 ang sisimulan sa ika-12 ng Hunyo hanggang sa katapusan ng linggo. Pinamagatang “Mabuhay” at kasama si “Mr. Pure Energy” na si […]

11.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·