‘The Birth of a Nation’ wins top prizes at Sundance

‘The Birth of a Nation’ wins top prizes at Sundance

(Los Angeles-AFP) – “The Birth of a Nation,” a drama about a 19th century slave revolt in Virginia, swept top prizes at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. The movie, acquired earlier this week by Fox Searchlight for a record-shattering $17.5 million, won the grand jury prize and the audience award at the prestigious festival […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Five romantic locations to pop the question this Valentine’s Day

Five romantic locations to pop the question this Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, marriage proposals are often in the air at this time of year. Here’s a look at five original spots to get down on one knee in an extra-special setting. An exotic escapade to the Savoy Resort & Spa, Seychelles What better way to celebrate Valentine’s day […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Valentine's Day ·
Bowie asked for ashes to be scattered in Bali: report

Bowie asked for ashes to be scattered in Bali: report

(New York-AFP) – Rock legend David Bowie asked for his ashes to be spread in Bali in a will submitted following his shocking death, a report said Friday. The New York Post, citing Bowie’s will which it said was filed in a Manhattan court, said that the British rock star wanted his ashes scattered in […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Fashion meets architecture: the biggest looks from Paris haute couture

Fashion meets architecture: the biggest looks from Paris haute couture

(Relaxnews) – Architectural fashion was the name of the game at the Spring 2016 Haute Couture shows in Paris this week, where bold structures and exaggerated silhouettes dominated the runways. There were asymmetric hemlines, cut high at the front to reveal sizeable flashes of thigh, before billowing out into floor-skimming trains at the back for […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Dingdong reacts to critics bashing daughter Jayda

Dingdong reacts to critics bashing daughter Jayda

Dingdong Avanzado is not taking the criticism his daughter have been receiving lightly. The Filipino hitmaker responded to people bashing her daughter Jayda over posting a “selfie” with teen actor Bailey May on her Instagram account. “As a parent, it saddens me to see my daughter be a victim of this. Especially when she did […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Martin Nievera: Still a huge draw

Martin Nievera: Still a huge draw

He’s been known as The Concert King for decades now and he looks far from relinquishing the title. Martin Nievera can still fill big venues here and abroad. In fact, even with little promotions at times, his concerts are still almost always sold out. In an interview, the singer downplayed his ability to command huge […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Holidays, Music, Valentine's Day ·
And America’s favorite movie star of 2015 is…

And America’s favorite movie star of 2015 is…

(Relaxnews) – Tom Hanks has topped a new poll ranking America’s favorite movie stars for the fifth time. Hanks, who is currently on the big screen in the drama “Bridge of Spies,” took the top spot in a Harris Poll which asked 2,250 US adults to name their favorite Hollywood actor. Hanks took the same […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Hips don’t lie: Zuhair Murad showcases romance while Sergeenko goes back to the 1980s at haute couture week

Hips don’t lie: Zuhair Murad showcases romance while Sergeenko goes back to the 1980s at haute couture week

(Relaxnews) – Fashion designer Zuhair Murad put on a romantic show in Paris on Wednesday as he debuted his Spring 2016 Haute Couture collection. The Lebanese creative put the focus on female sensuality with a collection of structured dresses that protruded bell-like at the hips, sculpting exaggeratedly womanly curves. The effect was compounded by the […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Photos ·
Fill up on flavonoids to help manage weight

Fill up on flavonoids to help manage weight

(Relaxnews) – A study published in The British Medical Journal Thursday suggests that filling up on flavonoid-rich fruit and vegetables could be an effective way of preventing weight gain. Flavonoids are compounds beneficial to health that are naturally found in fruit and vegetables. Previous studies have already linked them to weight loss, but this previous […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Supreme Court rejects strict North Dakota abortion law

Supreme Court rejects strict North Dakota abortion law

Washington, United States | AFP |  – The US Supreme Court on Monday struck down North Dakota’s last-ditch efforts to save a strict “fetal heartbeat” law that banned many abortions, weeks before another highly contentious case. The midwestern state had hoped the top court in Washington would back the Republican-inspired law adopted in 2013 which forbids abortions as soon […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PHL economy grows 5.8% in 2015

PHL economy grows 5.8% in 2015

MANILA, Jan 28 (Mabuhay) – The economy grew by 6.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, the highest quarterly growth for the year, but slower than the  6.6 percent a  year earlier, data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Thursday showed. The fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) compares with the revised […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gretchen Ho admits getting jealous of Alex Gonzaga

Gretchen Ho admits getting jealous of Alex Gonzaga

Athlete-turned-television host Gretchen Ho admitted that she felt a little jealous of Alex Gonzaga, who works with her boyfriend, Robi Domingo. Domingo revealed that he was attracted to Ho because he likes women with almond-shaped eyes. “Siyempre, gandang ganda ako. Iba nga ‘yung tama sa akin ng mga chinita eh,” he said. Ho then admitted […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
What Zanjoe is looking forward to in 2016

What Zanjoe is looking forward to in 2016

Although Zanjoe Marudo was obviously heartbroken as he confirmed his breakup with Bea Alonzo, the model-turned-actor still appeared rather optimistic when asked about what he is looking forward to this 2016. Marudo said he expects “new opportunities” both in his career and his personal life. “Excited din ako kasi this year. Madami akong plano, like […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Can Japan overtake the US as the place to test autonomous driving tech?

Can Japan overtake the US as the place to test autonomous driving tech?

(Relaxnews) – Following Toyota and Nissan, Bosch is the latest car company to realize the benefits that Japan offers as a location for developing and testing autonomous driving technologies in real-world conditions. The company is setting up a dedicated facility in the country with the aim of having a highway pilot system — that can […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Contenders and advisors list set for season 8 of “Celebrity Apprentice”

Contenders and advisors list set for season 8 of “Celebrity Apprentice”

(Relaxnews) – Warren Buffet, Tyra Banks and Jessica Alba will join new host Arnold Schwarzenegger for the 8th season of “Celebrity Apprentice”, reports Variety. Buffet, Banks and Alba will all be advisors on the game show in which celebrity contestants work together to complete a business task.  Season 8 will focus on technology with 16 […]

28.01.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach wants to enter politics: Drilon

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach wants to enter politics: Drilon

MANILA, Jan 25 (Mabuhay) – Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is interested in entering politics, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Monday. Drilon said Wurtzbach intimated this to him after the ceremony honoring her for winning the much-coveted crown in December. “You know, given her politically conscious responses to the questions, I am not surprised. You […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Lucky Red Envelopes Swipe & Win To enhance the festive atmosphere at the property, Pechanga lets players become even luckier with the “Lucky Red Envelopes” promotion this February. On Tuesdays and Thursdays in February from 1:00p.m. to 9:00p.m., Pechanga Club Card holders can swipe their member card at kiosks across from the Pechanga Box Office […]

Obama hails ‘wicked smart’ Clinton

Obama hails ‘wicked smart’ Clinton

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama is not officially endorsing a Democratic candidate to replace him just yet, but he had some high praise for “wicked smart” Hillary Clinton. With voting about to begin, the outgoing commander-in-chief avoided doing down Clinton’s rival for the party nomination, Bernie Sanders, but was effusive about a woman […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
500 years after reformation, Pope knocks on Lutherans’ door

500 years after reformation, Pope knocks on Lutherans’ door

By Angus Mackinnon Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  – Pope Francis will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by attending an ecumenical service in Sweden as a guest of the Lutheran church, the Vatican said Monday. In a highly symbolic act of reconciliation that would even recently have been unthinkable for a Catholic pontiff, Francis will […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: News ·
Aquino slams opportunists in Mamasapano debacle

Aquino slams opportunists in Mamasapano debacle

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday hit back at people who he believes are exploiting the deaths of Special Action Force (SAF) troopers who participated in the Mamasapano mission last year. In his speech during the conferment of the Medal of Valor and Distinguished Conduct Medal on 47 slain and surviving SAF […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·