Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

Queen’s favourite designer makes stunning Madrid comeback

The Queen of Spain’s favourite designer Felipe Varela made a stunning comeback to his native Madrid this week with a daring collection that mixed peekaboo and plunging necklines with metal and Swarovski — but in his trademark impeccable style. Varela first took part in the Madrid Fashion Week in 1996 but stayed away from the […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
‘Spotlight’ takes home best picture Oscar

‘Spotlight’ takes home best picture Oscar

“Spotlight,” a searing portrait of The Boston Globe’s investigation into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church, won a surprise Oscar for best picture on Sunday at the 88th Academy Awards. The movie, which has picked up a string of honors on its way to Oscars glory, beat rivals “The Big Short,” “Bridge of Spies,” […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lotus launches lightweight offensive

Lotus launches lightweight offensive

British-based boutique sportscar maker Lotus is bringing four, superlight, superfast new models to this year’s Geneva Motorshow. Lotus has put each of its current models on a crash diet in order to shed pounds and increase power to weight ratios. The result, the company claims, is a fleet of four models that when revealed in […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio finally bagged Oscars gold on Sunday for his grueling star turn in “The Revenant,” 22 years after his first Academy Award nomination. DiCaprio edged out Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”), Matt Damon (“The Martian”), Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) to take the best actor statuette. DiCaprio won a […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Environment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

‘Fifty Shades’ dishonored at anti-Oscar Razzie awards

Erotic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey” triumphed Saturday at Hollywood’s hall of shame, the annual Razzies anti-awards show. The steamy romance — described as a “warped, disturbingly abusive adult fairy tale” by movie website The Film Stage — took the Golden Raspberry Award for joint worst picture alongside superhero flick “Fantastic Four.” The big screen […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Are Regine Tolentino and husband separated?

Are Regine Tolentino and husband separated?

Actress and entrepreneur Regine Tolentino has finally reacted to rumors of her separation with her husband, Lander Vera Perez. The 35-year-old Tolentino admitted that her relationship with Vera Perez has hit a rough patch. “Siyempre, bilang mag-asawa, nagkakaroon ng mga problema, so ayon. Pero okay naman. Busy lang kami pareho, may soap siya, may soap […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

Six key gadgets and trends at Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress, the sector’s biggest trade fair which wrapped up in Barcelona on Thursday, was dominated this year by the arrival of virtual reality, advances in the development of ultra-fast 5G networks and connected objects. ROBOT-TELEPHONE THAT READS YOUR MESSAGES: Japanese firm Sharp presented a tiny prototype robot called RoBoHon that doubles as […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
The Oscars voters: thousands of white men… and a nun?

The Oscars voters: thousands of white men… and a nun?

The question of who votes for the Oscar nominations and awards used to be shrouded in secrecy, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recently opened up about the process. This is a rundown of who gets a say, how they cast their ballots and how the prizes to be handed out […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·

Towing co-owner indicted for bribing City Council member to secure tow fee increase

LOS ANGELES – The co-owner of a towing business was named in a federal grand jury indictment returned today that charges him with paying a bribe to a member of the Huntington Park City Council in an attempt to obtain support for a proposed fee increase for towing and vehicle storage. Sukhbir Singh, 39, and his […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Palace: Poll proves Filipinos cherish democracy

Palace: Poll proves Filipinos cherish democracy

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) – The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing 76 percent of Filipinos satisfied with the way democracy works validates how people appreciate the fruits of the People Power Revolution 30 years ago. “Such overwhelming approval shows the Filipinos’ deep appreciation for democracy as a way of life,” Presidential Communications Secretary […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Poe says she last used US passport in 2010, Luna says in 2011

Poe says she last used US passport in 2010, Luna says in 2011

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) – The camp of Sen. Grace Poe on Friday insisted that she last used her US passport before she renounced her American citizenship. This was the statement issued by her legal counsel George Erwin Garcia, clarifying that her client’s case could not be compared with that of Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US performs its first uterus transplant

US performs its first uterus transplant

The United States has completed its first uterus transplant surgery, following on a technique already proven in Sweden that could help women suffering from infertility, the Cleveland Clinic said Thursday. The nine-hour surgery took place on February 24, and the 26-year-old patient — whose identity was not revealed — was in stable condition, the hospital […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Gerald Anderson envies Xian Lim

Gerald Anderson envies Xian Lim

Gerald Anderson admitted that he is envious of Xian Lim – but this has nothing to do with Kim Chiu. Anderson pointed out that Lim already had the opportunity of working with multi-awarded actress Vilma Santos in the movie “Everything About Her,” which also stars Angel Locsin. In the movie, Lim plays Santos’ son who […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
File formal complaints vs. campaign violators: Comelec chief

File formal complaints vs. campaign violators: Comelec chief

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) – While using social media as an instrument to gather reports of campaign violations, the Commission on Elections said complainants should file formal complaints if they have sufficient evidence against any candidate. According to Comelec chair Andres Bautista, the poll body does monitor social media complaints—particularly those addressed to the Comelec’s […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Affleck linked with ‘Batman v Superman’ script

Affleck linked with ‘Batman v Superman’ script

Not just an actor, nor merely a director, it’s now being suggested that Oscar-winning writer Ben Affleck was involved in shaping the final screenplay for “Batman v Superman.” It might be easy to forget — some would say convenient to do so — that Ben Affleck in fact won his first Oscar for co-writing “Good […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Arci Munoz all praises for Gerald Anderson

Arci Munoz all praises for Gerald Anderson

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– “Pasion de Amor” actress Arci Munoz admitted she never thought she would be given a lead role in a Star Cinema film. Munoz said she was surprised and flattered when Star Cinema offered her the female lead in “Always Be My Maybe.” “Napakagandang opportunity po ang binigay sa akin ng Star Cinema. […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

Washington, D.C. – “Bamboo Flowers,” a critically acclaimed film by multi-awarded director Maryo J. delos Reyes, charmed audiences during the 8th Bridges to the World Film Festival held at six separate venues in Maryland. The Bridges to the World Film Festival is an annual flagship event organized by the World Artists Experiences (WAE), a non-profit organization […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings ·
Ultimate Heartthrobs Piolo & Sam with ‘Pokwang’ & Darren Live at Pechanga in March

Ultimate Heartthrobs Piolo & Sam with ‘Pokwang’ & Darren Live at Pechanga in March

Two of the most sought after young Filipino actors, both on screen, cinema and singing sensation, Piolo Pascual and Sam Milby – along with comedian extraordinaire, ‘Pokwang’ and budding male actor Darren Espanto, in one of a kind performance ever will lead the pack of performers live at Pechanga Resort & Casino on March 26 at 8p.m. and March 27 at 5pm. Pechanga Resort & Casino […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Adele, Bieber set for Brit Awards with Bowie tribute

Adele, Bieber set for Brit Awards with Bowie tribute

The British music industry gathers for the annual Brit Awards on Wednesday, with performances by Adele, Rihanna, Coldplay and Justin Bieber and an all-star tribute to late rock star David Bowie. Pop superstar Adele is up for four awards, including in the best solo female artist category, in which soul singer Amy Winehouse is also […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Milan kicks off fashion week in confident mood

Milan kicks off fashion week in confident mood

Milan fashion week kicked off on a colourful note on Wednesday as Blugirl designer Anna Molinari extended the hedonistic feel of her spring collection into her outfits for next fall and winter. Three-quarter length raincoats came in floral and other vibrant prints while the collection for the younger sister to Molinari’s Blumarine brand was also […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·