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 ·
Richard Yap likes to move it, move it

Richard Yap likes to move it, move it

Celebrity life is not all glitz and glam. As examples: While we enjoy our teleseryes in the comfort of our homes, our favorite stars stay up late taping the next episodes. Or while we listen to music just by clicking on “Play,” the recording artists are promoting the album, recording new songs, and writing their […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Pizza a go-to for many Americans when stressed

Pizza a go-to for many Americans when stressed

(Relaxnews) – The Harris Poll has conducted a survey into the eating habits of Americans during times of stress and found that 53% admit to eating more when going through a difficult time and 67% say they have a favorite comfort food that they go to for relief. The Harris Poll, which surveyed 2,252 US […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Ralph&Russo, Giambattista Valli and Alexis Mabille rise to the occasion at Haute Couture Week in Paris

Ralph&Russo, Giambattista Valli and Alexis Mabille rise to the occasion at Haute Couture Week in Paris

(Relaxnews) – There was pomp and ceremony on the catwalks of Paris on Monday night, as some of the biggest couture houses showed off their starry collections for Spring 2016. First up was the UK-based house Ralph&Russo, whose fairytale extravaganza of cocktail dresses and ball gowns was as enchanting as it was on-point. A sweet […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
New Chanel makeup collection inspired by Coco’s beloved pearls

New Chanel makeup collection inspired by Coco’s beloved pearls

(Relaxnews) – Chanel has added a new limited-edition collection to its “Le Blanc” makeup range for spring 2016. Inspired by the bright radiance of Coco Chanel’s beloved pearls, the “Les Sautoirs de Coco” collection will be available in selected regions from Chanel.com from the end of the month. This limited-edition collection is inspired by Gabrielle Chanel — […]

26.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
‘Wild World of Orchids’ arrives March 4-6, 2016

‘Wild World of Orchids’ arrives March 4-6, 2016

Orchid lovers, flower fans and admirers of all things wild and wonderful, save the dates! On March 4 – 6, 2016, Santa Barbara International Orchid Show (www.SBOrchidShow.com) returns to Earl Warren Showgrounds in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Thousands of blooms in every imaginable shape, color, pattern and texture, will be showcased at the show, one of the country’s largest and […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Happenings, Home & Garden ·
Versace sets the tone for Haute Couture with sensual spring collection

Versace sets the tone for Haute Couture with sensual spring collection

(Relaxnews) – The Versace woman has always been a bold one, but the fashion house took its daring twist on glamour to new heights at its Spring 2016 Haute Couture show on Sunday. The show opened with a series of taut, minimalist looks featuring crisp white ski pants and bomber jackets with sporty buckle details […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
SSS studying proposed P1,000 pension hike

SSS studying proposed P1,000 pension hike

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Social Security System (SSS) is studying a proposal to increase the pension of its retirees by as much as P1,000 in lieu of the P2,000 hike vetoed by President Benigno Aquino III. SSS Chief Actuary and Senior Vice President George Ongkeko Jr. said results of the study may be out by […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Give weight-loss efforts a boost with ‘negative-calorie’ foods

Give weight-loss efforts a boost with ‘negative-calorie’ foods

(Relaxnews) – For many, a new year means new resolutions, and in the top five inevitably come losing weight and getting healthy. So maybe it’s time to try so-called negative-calorie foods as the key to a successful new year’s diet. Negative-calorie foods contain so few calories that they use more energy to digest than the […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Watch: New trailers for ‘Batman v Superman’

Watch: New trailers for ‘Batman v Superman’

(Relaxnews) – A series of new trailers has dropped on Twitter revealing more clips of the epic cinematic showdown between Batman and Superman. Warner Bros. released two teasers giving both heroes airplay to state their case: Superman describes Batman as a “bat vigilante” and “one-man reign of terror” while Batman describes Superman as a threat […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Ferrari’s GT car for sunnier climes to get Handling Speciale option

Ferrari’s GT car for sunnier climes to get Handling Speciale option

(Relaxnews) – Due to be officially unveiled at the Geneva motor show on March 1, the Ferrari California T Handling Speciale (HS) promises to raise the car’s game so that its poise in the bends is equal to its visual panache. Ferrari says that it has overhauled the California’s suspension setup, developed new springs, addressed […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·