Hong Kong Book Fair looks to break the million barrier

Hong Kong Book Fair looks to break the million barrier

(HONG KONG-Relaxnews) – It’s one of the city’s great social events but to an outsider it must make for one very weird sight. Each July you can see people in the tens of thousands waiting patiently outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre — often in the driving rain — in lines that snake […]

02.07.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Kenzo spirits Paris on jungle safari

Kenzo spirits Paris on jungle safari

(PARIS-AFP) – Kenzo whisked Paris to the jungles of Southeast Asia on Saturday with a retro-tinted men’s look of safari suits and animal prints cut out for the urban adventurer. Design duo Humberto Leon and Carol Lim took their cue from the 1970s jungle period of the house’s Japanese founder Kenzo Takada, travelling to Thailand […]

02.07.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘Amazing Spider-Man’ set to pounce on ‘Madagascar 3′

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ set to pounce on ‘Madagascar 3′

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – The much-anticipated Amazing Spider-Man aims to end Madagascar 3‘s three-week reign at the box office, with its release in select international markets this weekend. Spider-Man premiered in Japan June 23 and rolls out in Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, India, Hong Kong and other Asian markets, including Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, on June […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY CREDIT?

WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY CREDIT?

Many people who may be considering bankruptcy ask the predictable question: “Will this affect my credit, and if so, for how long?”  In certain situations, the question is a little late, since they have already blown their credit to “bits and pieces” with late payments and charge-offs. In some instances, a bankruptcy can be quite […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Local News, Money & Business, Services ·
Take dinner outdoors with an easy summer picnic

Take dinner outdoors with an easy summer picnic

As the weather heats up, picnics offer the perfect outdoor activity for family, friends and foodies alike. A meal under the sun provides a picturesque setting to impress loved ones with an on-the-go gourmet feast while making the most of your time outdoors. Any picnic pro knows that a great meal includes seasonal, easy dishes […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
Philippines rice terraces off endangered list: UN

Philippines rice terraces off endangered list: UN

(MANILA-AFP) – The Philippines’ ancient rice terraces, carved into mountains like giant green stairs, have been removed from a UN list of endangered world heritage sites, the UN office in Manila said Wednesday. The 2,000-year-old living cultural monuments were put on the World Heritage Committee’s danger list in 2000 at the Philippine government’s request to […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·
New iPhone tool lets you obsess over your golf swing

New iPhone tool lets you obsess over your golf swing

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to improving your golf game, a surefire way to do that is to have a friend take a video of your swing so you can analyze your technique — over and over again. Since this may annoy your golfing pals after a while, you can now capture videos on your […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Dolce & Gabbana launching debut couture line

Dolce & Gabbana launching debut couture line

(Relaxnews) – Dolce & Gabbana will showcase a small collection of couture clothing for the first time July 9, following in the footsteps of fellow Italian houses to embrace the higher end of the market such as Armani and Versace. Following recent rumors on the matter, the label confirmed June 27 that it will present […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Men who lose their love handles rev up their sex drive: study

Men who lose their love handles rev up their sex drive: study

(Relaxnews) – Gents, if you’ve been less randy of late and think it’s just a consequence of getting older, you may want to consider losing those love handles to get the fire going again. According to a new study out of St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, overweight and pre-diabetic men who went on […]

29.06.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·
(July 27-Aug 12) The Olympics Summer Games London 2012

(July 27-Aug 12) The Olympics Summer Games London 2012

The Olympic Stadium from every angle: 8 photos (Relaxnews) – For the first time in the history of the modern Olympics, London is to serve as the host city of the Summer Games (July 27-August 12). On the occasion, the British capital will welcome spectators in a brand-new Olympic Stadium in East London. It took nearly […]

27.06.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
(July 1-24) Beauty agenda: Paris, Hong Kong, Las Vegas

(July 1-24) Beauty agenda: Paris, Hong Kong, Las Vegas

(Relaxnews) – Fashion fans can expect so see some innovative beauty looks at the upcoming Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. Haute Couture Fashion Week July 1-5 Paris, France After hair and make-up trends such as 60s-inspired beehives, gothic lips and wet-look tresses emerged during the January edition of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, beauty junkies will be […]

27.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings ·
Researchers go bananas with gluten-free pasta

Researchers go bananas with gluten-free pasta

(Relaxnews) – Carb lovers with gluten allergies and intolerances may be able curb their cravings with a bowl of gluten-free spaghetti made with green bananas. Food researchers from the University of Brazil have created a pasta made with flour milled from green bananas which, in their taste test, proved to be more popular and palatable […]

27.06.2012 · Filled under: Food & Dining ·
Asians overtake Hispanics in immigration to US

Asians overtake Hispanics in immigration to US

Not only are they thriving,  Asian-Americans are the highest-income, best-educated racial group.   WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 (AFP) – Asians recently passed Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants to the United States, according to a survey Tuesday predicting a demographic trend bringing powerful economic, social and political changes. The survey by the PEW […]

26.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Pacquiao thanks Pinoys for prayers, has no hard feelings over loss to Bradley

Pacquiao thanks Pinoys for prayers, has no hard feelings over loss to Bradley

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay) – Saying he remains a winner in the eyes of God and the Filipino people, Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Saturday said he has no hard feelings over his controversial loss to Timothy Bradley Jr. last week. Pacquiao, who arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport […]

26.06.2012 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
(August 4-5) US-Philippines Expo 2012 is set to be the “best ever”

(August 4-5) US-Philippines Expo 2012 is set to be the “best ever”

Bigger and better than ever, the first and one of the largest Filipino festivals returns to Fairplex Pomona on August 4-5, 2012. The organizers are giving away a brand new car to a lucky patron through a grand raffle draw, as the highlight of the “International Speed Meet” exhibit which will feature an extensive collection […]

25.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Promotions ·
WBO review finds Pacquiao winner

WBO review finds Pacquiao winner

Manila, June 21, 2012 (AFP) – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said Thursday that a WBO panel ruling that he had won his controversial bout against Timothy Bradley would help restore people’s faith in the sport. The World Boxing Organization (WBO) on its website Thursday said all five members of a special panel asked to […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: News ·
Fifty Shades of Grey fragrance: erotic novel set for beauty world domination

Fifty Shades of Grey fragrance: erotic novel set for beauty world domination

(Relaxnews) – As film buffs continue to speculate over who might star in an upcoming adaptation of bestselling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, beauty junkies can look forward to an array of spin-off cosmetic merchandise based on the trilogy. Penned by British writer E. L. James, the first book in the series became an […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Diet of champions: what an Olympian eats

Diet of champions: what an Olympian eats

(Relaxnews) – Gearing up for the Olympics, athletes are powering down anywhere from 6,000 to 10,000 calories a day. But what does that look like exactly? Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) spells it out, with the added note to not try this diet at home. While American swimmer Michael Phelps said he gulps down some […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes, Kitchenomics ·

Dolphy’s condition stabilizes but still critical

MANILA, June 21 (Mabuhay) – King of Comedy Dolphy, who is confined at the Makati Medical Center, might have to undergo a medical procedure but his son Eric Quizon didn’t divulge the nature of the operation. Quizon said his father’s condition has stabilized but remains critical. “The doctors were actually suggesting something but I can’t […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Samsung launches new phone in US, taking on Apple

Samsung launches new phone in US, taking on Apple

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Samsung launched its Galaxy S III smartphone in the United States Thursday after fending off a legal challenge from rival Apple, which claimed it infringed on iPhone technology. The phone, which uses the Android operating system, received generally positive reviews but analysts said it may not be an “iPhone killer” for the […]

22.06.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·