Binay, Poe camps react to Aquino speech about Mar 2016 opponents

Binay, Poe camps react to Aquino speech about Mar 2016 opponents

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday hit back at President Benigno Aquino III for sparing administration bet Mar Roxas from his “honest appraisal” of presidential aspirants. “An honest appraisal of all the presidential candidates should not exclude the administration candidate,” lawyer Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesperson, said in a press […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

(Washington-AFP) – The global market for wearable tech surged in the third quarter, fueled by the Apple watch and gains from Chinese manufacturers, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm IDC said some 21.7 million wearables were sold in the past quarter, a jump of 197 percent. Fitness tracker maker Fitbit maintained the top […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Travel + Leisure names Panama archipelago top destination for 2016

Travel + Leisure names Panama archipelago top destination for 2016

(Relaxnews) – If you’re a nature-loving explorer looking for your next travel adventure, consider zeroing in on Panama, where Bocas del Toro — a collection nine tropical islands — was named the top destination of 2016 by editors of Travel + Leisure magazine. Their description of the region evokes a paradisiacal getaway for nature lovers, […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ trailer released

‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ trailer released

(Relaxnews) – Following a teaser on Monday, the first full trailer for ”Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” was released on Wednesday night during “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The trailer gives more insight into the movie, providing a rough storyline and developing characters. In the trailer, we see Batman and Superman feuding before they are forced to […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Barbra Streisand to direct biopic of Catherine the Great

Barbra Streisand to direct biopic of Catherine the Great

(Relaxnews) – Barbra Streisand is set to direct a biopic of Russian empress Catherine the Great, reports Hollywood Reporter. Known as one of history’s most powerful women, Catherine the Great ruled Russia between 1762 and 1796 after the assassination of her husband. Streisind’s film will focus on the younger Catherine’s marriage and her subsequent rise to […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·
Sarah Geronimo restarts career with ‘From the Top’

Sarah Geronimo restarts career with ‘From the Top’

Sarah Geronimo, Philippines’” Popstar Royalty”, aims to discover where her career as an artist is headed during and after her two-night concert at the Araneta Coliseum on Dec. 4 and 5. Christened with different titles since her career’s onset, the 27-year old recording artist and concert performer, wants to rediscover herself as an artist. She […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
US mass shooting prompts White House recriminations

US mass shooting prompts White House recriminations

By Andrew Beatty Washington, United States | AFP |   – America’s latest mass shooting prompted Barack Obama to call for stricter controls Thursday, but his dialed-back rhetoric underscored the complexity of the incident and the perennial difficulty in forcing change. Twenty-four hours after 14 people were shot dead in California, Obama – surrounded by […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Grace Poe is a natural-born Filipino, SET affirms

Grace Poe is a natural-born Filipino, SET affirms

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Senate Electoral Tribunal on Thursday voted 5-4 to affirm its decision declaring Sen. Grace Poe as a natural-born Filipino, junking the motion for reconsideration filed by petitioner Rizalito David. The same members who voted to dismiss David’s petition on November 17 voted to junk his motion for reconsideration, namely Senators Tito […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL gets new S. Korean fighter jets

PHL gets new S. Korean fighter jets

CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines | AFP |  – The Philippines took delivery of two South Korean-made FA-50 aircraft on Saturday, marking the country’s return to supersonic fighter jet status after almost a decade, amid growing tensions with China. The two new aircraft are the first of an order of 12 and signal a new readiness […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

The Philippines and the World Intellectual Property (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding last November 25 to jointly develop for the Philippines a national strategy for intellectual property (IP), which it can use to address its needs and priorities in line with existing development policies and economic goals. WIPO is the primary international body tasked […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
St. Francis Winery tops OpenTable’s 2015 list

St. Francis Winery tops OpenTable’s 2015 list

(Relaxnews) – Online reservation service OpenTable has revealed its list of the top 100 best restaurants in America, with the St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Santa Rosa its number one pick. The ranking was derived through the use of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable users, covering over 20,000 restaurants […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Custody battle for Pemberton looms

Custody battle for Pemberton looms

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice may have already been served in the Jennifer Laude slay case but the custody battle for US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton is still far from over. The Laude family is considering its legal options following the homicide conviction of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. Harry Roque, legal counsel for the family, […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bea open to doing another ‘One More Chance’ sequel

Bea open to doing another ‘One More Chance’ sequel

Kapamilya star Bea Alonzo is overwhelmed as her reunion movie with John Lloyd Cruz, “A Second Chance”, earned a whopping P100 million in just three days. “I prayed na sana maraming makapanood, na sana maraming maka-appreciate at sana maraming matuwa sa fans ni Popoy at Basha. Overwhelming ‘yung feeling namin. All overwhelmed sa reception ng […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower at one kilometer high

Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower at one kilometer high

(Relaxnews) – Plans to build the world’s tallest tower in Saudi Arabia are forging ahead after funds for the final phase of the $2.2 billion project were secured earlier this week. The Middle East is set, once more, to become home to another record-breaking feat of architecture and engineering with the completion of the Jeddah […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

Who is Toni Garrn, the new face of Elie Saab Le Parfum?

(Relaxnews) – Ultra-sophisticated and very discreet despite her impressive CV, Toni Garrn, 23, has been chosen by the luxury house Elie Saab to replace Anja Rubik as the face of its signature perfume. This young German is well-loved and sought after by the very select luxury and couture worlds, but she is less well known […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
‘Captain America 3′ is already a record-beater with its trailer

‘Captain America 3′ is already a record-beater with its trailer

(Relaxnews) – Unveiled on November 24, the trailer for the next Marvel movie has been viewed 61 million times in only 24 hours, the studio has announced. This is a record for a first movie trailer which even beats “Star Wars.” The third instalment of the adventures of “Captain America” will not hit theaters before […]

03.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Coldplay and Beyoncé collaborate on new track ‘Hymn for the Weekend’

Coldplay and Beyoncé collaborate on new track ‘Hymn for the Weekend’

(Relaxnews) – Coldplay have revealed a third track on their upcoming album, “A Head Full of Dreams”, which features US singer Beyoncé, reports NME. The band have collaborated with the singer on the track “Hymn for the Weekend,” which premiered on November 30 on BBC Radio 1, with DJ Annie Mac choosing it for her show as her […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

(Paris-AFP) – Britain’s Prince Charles said Monday he feared for the very existence of traditional French cheeses as he received a prize in Paris for his long-term commitment to organic farming. Having spoken earlier at the opening of the key UN climate talks outside Paris, the heir to the throne was awarded the Francois Rabelais […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, International Stars ·
Nashville fried chicken and acai bowls predicted to trend in 2016

Nashville fried chicken and acai bowls predicted to trend in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Hawaiian fish bowls, the “thermonuclear” flavors of Nashville fried chicken and turmeric are predicted to become major food trends in 2016 according to a restaurant consultant group. After keeping tabs on some of the new and emerging trends over the last year, New York-based group Baum + Whiteman released their crystal ball predictions […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

PABA to push for the naming of a school in honor Larry Itliong

Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) spearheads an effort to name a school facility within the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in honor of Filipino American labor leader, Larry Itliong, a native of Pangasinan, Philippines.  Itliong was the founder of the Filipino Farm Labor Union and leader of the Agricultural Workers Organizing […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·