Anne to make up for lost time, denies she’s engaged

Anne to make up for lost time, denies she’s engaged

Anne Curtis was not that visible in 2015. She didn’t have a new movie (her last was “The Gifted” last year) and her last TV show was “Dyesebel” that ran from March to July of 2014 yet. It’s good she still has regular exposure on “It’s Showtime”, but we don’t think that’s enough. As we […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
How to boost your immune system when the temperature drops

How to boost your immune system when the temperature drops

(Relaxnews) – Sudden changes in temperature have a negative effect on our bodies, which are weakened at the end of the year by cumulative tiredness. This makes us more susceptible to colds, ear infections, pharyngitis, and sore throats. Echinacea, propolis, vitamin C and grapefruit seed extract can help to protect us from viruses by strengthening […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
New study looks at 2016 travel habits of English, French and Spanish speakers

New study looks at 2016 travel habits of English, French and Spanish speakers

(Relaxnews) – An international study by travel platform U2GUIDE shows that 66% of Anglophone travelers choose adventure when looking to their next vacation, as opposed to 63% for Hispanophones and 56% for Francophones. The global sum-up studied men and women from Anglophone (primarily the United States and the United Kingdom), Francophone (primarily France and Canada) […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Carson officials, Congen lead wreath-laying rites for Rizal

Carson officials, Congen lead wreath-laying rites for Rizal

Wreath-laying was led by Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim and the Philippine Consulate General Los Angeles staff; Carson City Council,  City Clerk and Commissioners led by Mayor Pro Tem Elito M. Santarina; Bellflower Mayor Sonny Sta. Ines, and Knights of Rizal. On December 17, 2013, the Carson City Council unanimously voted to establish December 30 of […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

BAGHDAD – The Philippine Embassy is hoping to convince more Iraqis to travel to Manila in the coming months following the launching of the Visit the Philippines Again 2016 tourism promotion program in Baghdad. The launching of the sequel to the Department of Tourism’s successful Visit the Philippines 2015 program was the highlight of the […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
KOR-HFT marks 119th Rizal Day in LA

KOR-HFT marks 119th Rizal Day in LA

Los Angeles, Dec. 30 – The Knights of Rizal-HFT marked the 119th Rizal Day at Kapistahan Grill with a simple lunch and exaltation rites for new members and raising of 2nd and 3rd degree knighthood to old members on its 4th anniversary. Dr.Jose P.Rizal was executed in Manila on December 30, 1896 by Spanish authorities. He was sentenced to death by a […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Trends that didn’t need to hit the runway in 2015

Trends that didn’t need to hit the runway in 2015

(Relaxnews) – The past year has given birth to some serious fashion trends, and from the return of romance to pretty pleats, extreme fringing and the rise of luxurious athletic wear, 2015 certainly had plenty of good to offer. However, there were a few trends that might be better left on the catwalk. Furry footwear […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Highlights of January Works & Process series at Guggenheim include Savion Glover and new John Zorn material

Highlights of January Works & Process series at Guggenheim include Savion Glover and new John Zorn material

(Relaxnews) – The New York Guggenheim Museum’s latest Works & Process series kicks off on January 10. This series explores creation through performances and discussions. Since 1984, it has provided audiences the opportunity to meet and discuss with acclaimed creators and performers in a small, intimate setting. Here’s a look at some of the Works […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Music ·
Darkness begone! Lights ward off Nordic winter blues

Darkness begone! Lights ward off Nordic winter blues

(Stockholm-AFP) – Each year, Old Man Winter drops his curtain of darkness over the Nordic countries, not lifting it again until April when spring bathes the region in sunlight and nature comes back to life. At this time of year, when night falls as early as 2:00 pm (1300 GMT) and lasts until about 9:00 […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ premieres in Shanghai

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ premieres in Shanghai

(Relaxnews) – The latest in the “Star Wars” franchise premiered in China on Sunday night, December 27. The movie has already broken opening-weekend records in the US, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe, scoring the biggest worldwide debut with $529 million, even before its launch in China. At the premiere of the world’s second-largest market, held at […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New York public wifi hotspots: installation begins

New York public wifi hotspots: installation begins

(Relaxnews) – First announced in July 2014, New York is now getting public wifi hubs throughout the city. Installation began on December 28, the Verge reports. The Big Apple’s first free wifi hub has been installed in the East Village, although New Yorkers will have to wait a few weeks until it can be used. The gigabit […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

Louis Vuitton casts ‘Final Fantasy’ character for Spring 2016 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Lightning from the “Final Fantasy” game series stars in the latest campaign by Louis Vuitton’s creative director Nicolas Ghesquière. Ghesquière revealed the first images from the campaign in two posts on Instagram, Monday December 28, showing the RPG character Lightning modeling looks direct from the Spring 2016 runway show, which had strong references to […]

29.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Games, Lifestyle, Online, Videos ·
Aiko Melendez admits seeing Spanish guy

Aiko Melendez admits seeing Spanish guy

Actress Aiko Melendez admitted on Monday that she is now seeing a Spanish guy who may be the answer to her prayers. Melendez, 40, said she met the 34-year-old guy who has “never been married” through a common friend. “Wala pa kaming label, parang dating, dating lang,” Melendez said. “He flies in and out of […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Architectural highlights of 2015

Architectural highlights of 2015

(Relaxnews) – 2015 saw the completion of several outstanding projects in architecture over the course of the year. From the new Philharmonic in Paris to a new business school in Sydney, here are some of the more remarkable feats in architecture from the last 12 months. The Shanghai Tower The Shanghai Tower in China is […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
New ‘Star Wars’ film hits $1 bn at box office: Disney

New ‘Star Wars’ film hits $1 bn at box office: Disney

(Los Angeles-AFP) – The new “Star Wars” film has passed the $1 billion mark in global box office sales in record time, Disney said Sunday, as fans of the space epic pack theaters around the world. Twelve days after it first hit screens, “The Force Awakens” has posted an estimated $545 million in ticket sales […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The most popular nutrition trends of 2015

The most popular nutrition trends of 2015

(Relaxnews) – 2015 saw us stop counting the calories and instead start counting the nutrition. We focused on eating ‘real’ food again that is unprocessed, natural, and full of goodness, as seen in our round-up of the most popular nutrition and health food trends of the year. No sugar diets With many studies showing the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Samsung’s latest phablet revealed in China

Samsung’s latest phablet revealed in China

(Relaxnews) – Samsung announced its Galaxy A9 at a launch event in China, showcasing a number of new features. Compared to its predecessor the Galaxy A8, Samsung’s newest smartphone boasts a never-been-seen-before 6-inch screen reports online publication Mashable.  The device is equipped with a non-removable battery, extending battery life significantly. Operating on Android Lollipop 5.1, the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Science & Technology ·
The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

The up-and-coming models to keep an eye on in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid might have dominated the fashion industry this year, but now that they’re fully established supermodels the business needs fresh newcomers. So which up-and-coming models are set to make their mark in 2016? Lily-Rose Depp The daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis has made waves this year, largely […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Mapping the journey towards self-driving cars

Mapping the journey towards self-driving cars

(Relaxnews) – Tesla may have pushed out the ability to abdicate driving responsibility while highway cruising via little more than an over-the-air software update and Audi is currently prepping a sedan to dazzle the crowds at the International CES this January with its autonomous capabilities. But one thing is clear, 2016 will not be the […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Hollywood celebrities speak out on migrant crisis

Hollywood celebrities speak out on migrant crisis

By Jocelyne Zablit Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  – As Europe grapples with its biggest migrant crisis in recent history, Hollywood celebrities are rallying to raise awareness about the issue and lashing out at calls to turn away refugees. Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon this month became the latest star to arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, […]

27.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·