Pope warns gossiping priests, nuns to ‘bite your tongue’

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP  – Pope Francis told gossip-loving priests and nuns to bite their tongues on Monday, and warned those breaking their vow of obedience to fall into line sharpish. “If you get an urge to say something against a brother or a sister, to drop a gossip bomb, bite your tongue! Hard!” the pontiff […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: World News ·

Growing numbers of children in migrant sea crossings: UN

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Tuesday 2/2/2016 – Children now make up more than one third of the migrants and refugees making the perilous sea journey from Turkey to Greece, marking a sharp increase in recent months, the UN said Tuesday. “Children currently account for 36 percent of those risking the treacherous sea crossing between Greece and Turkey,” the UN […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
WHO declares global health emergency over Zika situation

WHO declares global health emergency over Zika situation

(AFP) – The World Health Organization on Monday declared that a surge in serious birth defects in South America was “strongly suspected” of being caused by the Zika virus and constituted an international health emergency. “We need to take action,” WHO chief Margaret Chan told reporters in Geneva. The UN health body said that a […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Facebook-owned WhatsApp boasts a billion users

Facebook-owned WhatsApp boasts a billion users

(San Francisco-AFP) – Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has hit the billion-user mark, according to the leading social network’s chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. “One billion people now use WhatsApp,” Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page. “There are only a few services that connect more than a billion people.” Google’s free email […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Japan doubles number of F-15s on southern island of Okinawa

Japan doubles number of F-15s on southern island of Okinawa

Tokyo, Japan | AFP |   – Japan has doubled the number of F-15 fighter jets deployed on the southern island of Okinawa, near disputed islands in the East China Sea, the defence ministry said Sunday. Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force now has about 40 F-15s on Okinawa’s Naha base, according to the defence ministry. The move comes as Japan and […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Asian News ·
High fiber intake in

High fiber intake in

(Relaxnews) – New American research suggests that young and adolescent women should increase their intake of fiber, especially from fruit and vegetables, to reduce the risk of developing premenopausal breast cancer. This is the first time such extensive research has been carried out to investigate the relationship between a fiber-rich diet and the onset of […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel makeup

Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel makeup

(Relaxnews) – On Tuesday, French luxury brand Chanel announced that the American actress would be the star of its upcoming 2016 eye makeup campaign. Kristen Stewart has already fronted fashion and accessories campaigns for the house, but it emerged Tuesday that she has been signed as the face of Chanel’s latest makeup campaign, “Collection Eyes […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Cuisia briefs DC-based journalists on PHL foreign policy

Cuisia briefs DC-based journalists on PHL foreign policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “In the past seven decades, the Philippines and the US have seen themselves become treaty allies, strategic partners and close friends. We believe that bilateral relations are truly at their best as they are comprehensive, dynamic and forward-looking,” Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. said in the opening of his special briefing […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bonta to address education, health disparities in Asian Pacific Islander community

Bonta to address education, health disparities in Asian Pacific Islander community

(Sacramento, CA) – Today Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced legislation to uncover disparities within California’s diverse Asian Pacific Islander (API) population.  AB 1726, the Accounting for Health and Education in Asian Pacific Islander Demographics Act (AHEAD Act) will track the status of API subgroups with respect to health outcomes and educational achievement. “Despite the general portrayal of APIs as […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
JM de Guzman returns to Instagram after ‘losing control’

JM de Guzman returns to Instagram after ‘losing control’

He has been absent from Instagram for nearly three months, but actor JM de Guzman is now back online and has chosen to promote the upcoming commercial showing of his independentfilm for his comeback post. On his personal account, the 27-year-old De Guzman shared a promotional poster for the film “Tandem.” His role in the […]

02.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Keira Knightley in talks to star in ‘Colette’

Keira Knightley in talks to star in ‘Colette’

(Relaxnews) – Keira Knightley could be set to star in the upcoming biopic “Colette”. The UK actress is in talks to play the role of the famous French writer in the biopic of her life set in the 1900s, Deadline reports. “Keira is impeccably suited to step into the role of the iconic Colette in the early […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Add walnuts to your diet to improve cholesterol levels finds new study

Add walnuts to your diet to improve cholesterol levels finds new study

(Relaxnews) – Whether you follow a diet high in healthy fats, or low in fat and high in carbohydrates, both are effective ways of shedding the pounds, finds a new study by the University of California. However if it’s your cholesterol levels that you want to improve, it is a diet high in fat and […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Brooklyn Beckham to shoot Burberry campaign

Brooklyn Beckham to shoot Burberry campaign

(Relaxnews) – Brooklyn Beckham has been taken on board by Burberry to shoot its next Brit fragrance campaign, reports Vogue. David and Victoria Beckham’s eldest son Brooklyn made the announcement on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.  He said the shoot would take place on January 30 and be broadcast live on social media. Brooklyn’s brother […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Dolce & Gabbana reveals new fragrance campaign starring Sophia Loren

Dolce & Gabbana reveals new fragrance campaign starring Sophia Loren

(Relaxnews) – Sophia Loren’s full new beauty campaign Dolce & Gabbana has been revealed. The Oscar-winning Italian actress stars in a video by the Sicilian fashion house to mark the launch of its new fragrance ‘Dolce Rosa Excelsa’. The video is divided into three acts, “Rinascita”, “Festa” and “Meravigliosa.” The story sees silver screen legend […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Stella McCartney’s new collection features wild horses summer knitwear

Stella McCartney’s new collection features wild horses summer knitwear

(Relaxnews) – Natalia Vodianova and Mariacarla Boscono are the faces of Stella McCartney’s spring/summer ad campaign. The first image released on Instagram shows the long and lithe supermodels lying on the grass and clasping hands, garbed in crimson and flush pink body-skimming knit dresses. “I wanted to evoke the laidback feeling of summer; a celebration […]

01.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
‘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 ·