Chiz maintains lead; Robredo, Marcos tied in second place

Chiz maintains lead; Robredo, Marcos tied in second place

MANILA, Dec 23 (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero remains the front runner in the vice presidential race based on the latest Social Weather Stations survey, with his 30-percent rating in November still unchanged. Results of the voter preference poll, which was first published by BusinessWorld Wednesday, showed Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo catching up with […]

23.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama meets families of San Bernardino shooting victims

Obama meets families of San Bernardino shooting victims

San Bernardino, United States | AFP |  – President Barack Obama met late Friday with families of the victims of the San Bernardino shooting, saying they represent the strength, unity and love that exists in the United States. Obama, who was accompanied by his wife Michelle, also praised the relatives for efforts to promote tolerance in the wake of […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Our queen still Miss Universe’: Colombian president

‘Our queen still Miss Universe’: Colombian president

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Monday 12/21/2015 – Colombia’s president said Monday he was shocked when Miss Colombia won and then immediately lost the Miss Universe crown, and said as far as he was concerned she remained the winner. “I was watching Miss Universe with my family. We started a huge celebration when they said Colombia had won the Miss […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, World News ·
Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Lobster and Jerusalem artichokes by Christophe Saintagne at Le Meurice

Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Lobster and Jerusalem artichokes by Christophe Saintagne at Le Meurice

(Relaxnews) – End-of-year festivities are drawing near. This week Relaxnews provides you with recipes from top chefs in Paris to add a gourmet French touch to your Christmas menu. Today, Christophe Saintagne, who is head chef at the luxury hotel Le Meurice and will be setting off to open his own restaurant in January, gives […]

Burberry campaign stars share their Christmas memories

Burberry campaign stars share their Christmas memories

(Relaxnews) – Burberry has unveiled a behind-the-scenes Christmas video as part of its festive campaign. “The Burberry Festive Film: Christmas with the cast” sees the brand’s campaign stars comedian and TV host James Corden, supermodel Naomi Campbell and actress Julie Walters talking about their favorite Christmas memories and sharing top tips for the perfect holiday. […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars, Videos ·
Five tips to get you through festive mealtimes

Five tips to get you through festive mealtimes

(Relaxnews) – 9e of year. Prevention is better than cure. Here are five tips to stop you from falling into the trap of excess. > Do some sport in the morning As you’ll be having a copious meal in the evening, you need to think about preparing early on in the day by doing some […]

Jennylyn Mercado not pressured to win back-to-back MMFF trophies

Jennylyn Mercado not pressured to win back-to-back MMFF trophies

MANILA, Dec 21 (Mabuhay) — JENNYLYN Mercado does not feel the pressure to take home the best actress trophy in the Metro Manila Film Festival for the second straight year. “Ayokong isipin yun kasi nung nakaraan e wala din namang pressure at wala din akong expectations. Sa akin, ginawa ko lang yung trabaho ko. Pinaganda […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
PNoy expected to visit victims of Nona, Onyok — Palace

PNoy expected to visit victims of Nona, Onyok — Palace

MANILA, Dec 21 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III is expected to visit areas affected by Typhoons Nona and Onyok a few days before Christmas, Malacañang said Monday. “Hinahanda na ‘yung maaaring pagdalaw ng Pangulo in coordination with various agencies on the ground,” Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters Monday. Nonetheless, Coloma said relief […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Senators hail Pia Wurtzbach’s Miss Universe 2015 triumph

Senators hail Pia Wurtzbach’s Miss Universe 2015 triumph

MANILA, Dec 21 (Mabuhay) – Pia Wurtzbach’s controversial win as Miss Universe 2015 drew mixed reactions even from senators who took to social media on Monday. “Serious telenovela material! @PiaWurtzbach is #missuniverse2015 after the host first announced that she was the 1st runner-up,” Senator Pia Cayetano wrote on Twitter. “Pinoys have such a sense of […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Achievements of young Fil-Ams cited in Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards

Achievements of young Fil-Ams cited in Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards

WASHINGTON, DC—Thirteen young, outstanding Filipino-Americans were recognized for their academic excellence and community service during the Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards on 17 December 2015 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy. Now on its 23rd year, the annual award recognizes students from the elementary, high school, and undergraduate levels in the Metropolitan Washington, DC […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Japan Airlines spreads ‘Peace’ around the world

Japan Airlines spreads ‘Peace’ around the world

(Relaxnews) – The Japanese flag carrier has teamed up with world-renowned GPS artist Yassan to make a truly global artistic message this festive season. Covering six continents and some 65,700 miles (105,734km) and with help from 107 people and a host of flights provided by oneworld alliance airlines, Yassan managed to use his GPS coordinates […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ rules the global box office

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ rules the global box office

(Relaxnews) – The seventh instalment of the sci-fi saga is clearly a force to be reckoned with. The Rentrak weekend global box office figures are in and the first “Star Wars” film devoid of any input from George Lucas has taken $517 million. “A box office force has awakened the global movie marketplace as Disney’s […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

Rimmel London launches ‘London Look’ competition

(Relaxnews) – Make up brand Rimmel London is searching for the next big thing in beauty vlogging with a little help from singer Rita Ora. The contest is simple and open to anyone: if you think you have the right blend of personality and make up artistry, submit an entry via video or picture. However, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Éric Frechon’s salmon baked in coarse sea salt and vegetables cooked with olive oil

Holiday recipes from top Paris chefs: Éric Frechon’s salmon baked in coarse sea salt and vegetables cooked with olive oil

(Relaxnews) – We’re in the final run-up to the year-end festivities. This week Relaxnews provides you with recipes from top chefs in Paris to add a gourmet French touch to your Christmas menu. Today, triple Michelin-starred Éric Frechon, who is the chef at the iconic Bristol hotel in Paris, gives us his recipe for salmon […]

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mix-up

(Las Vegas-AFP) – Miss Colombia was wrongly named Miss Universe in a dramatic mix-up in front of a global television audience of millions on Sunday, before the rightful winner Miss Philippines was finally handed the glittering crown. The pageant’s host, US comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, World News ·
Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

Three key looks from the Pre-Fall collections

(Relaxnews) – The Pre-Fall 2016 collections are coming thick and fast, and a few key trends have already emerged. Here are some of our favorite looks. Romantic minimalism Clean, neat romance was the name of the game at Ralph Lauren, where the collection focuses on classic, feminine styles with a modern twist. A crisp color palette […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Why Dingdong Avanzado won’t seek re-election

Why Dingdong Avanzado won’t seek re-election

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Singer and Siquijor Vice Governor Dingdong Avanzado has decided not to run for re-election in next year’s elections since he wants to focus on his family and music career. Avanzado, who is married to singer Jessa Zaragoza, announced that his 12-year-old daughter Jayda is embarking on a music career and had been […]

21.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Audit shows city spends more to repair vehicles than they cost

Los Angeles – Controller Ron Galperin released an audit of Los Angeles’s procedures for disposing of surplus and obsolete equipment and vehicles. The audit found that insufficient funding to replace outdated equipment, combined with a decentralized, haphazard approach to the salvage process has led L.A. to spend far more maintaining some vehicles than it would […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Buyer of assault rifles used in San Bernardino terror attack charged

RIVERSIDE, California – Enrique Marquez Jr., a longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged today with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism. Marquez was also charged today with the unlawful purchase of two assault rifles used in the deadly shooting […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·

Canada’s first transgender judge breaks a ‘glass ceiling’

Ottawa, Canada | AFP | Saturday 12/19/2015 – A transgender magistrate was named this week to the Manitoba provincial court, becoming the first transgender judge in Canada. Kael McKenzie, a lawyer and then a crown prosecutor in Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, was named late in the week by an independent judicial nominating committee. The daily newspaper The Globe and […]

19.12.2015 · Filled under: World News ·