Brand-by-brand lowdown on Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout

Brand-by-brand lowdown on Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout

(Relaxnews) – As the first models pre-loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow hit the shelves, manufacturers are preparing to update their high-end phones with this new version of Google’s mobile operating system. As for each version of Android that has been released, it will be installed in priority in the Nexus range — the new handsets […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Community center in Vietnam among day 1 winners at World Architecture Festival

Community center in Vietnam among day 1 winners at World Architecture Festival

(Relaxnews) – Taking place this week in Singapore, the World Architecture Festival has announced the first round of winners leading up to Friday’s announcement of World Building of the Year. Category winners are being revealed in two rounds on Wednesday and Thursday. Among those announced Wednesday is, in the House category, Saigon House in Vietnam […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
First look: Eddie Redmayne in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

First look: Eddie Redmayne in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

(Relaxnews) – A first image from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter prequel film, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” has just been revealed. The cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly reveals an exclusive image of Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, an eminent magizoologist who searches for magical creatures in the wizarding world and […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Pre-menopausal women advised to eat soy-rich foods

Pre-menopausal women advised to eat soy-rich foods

(Relaxnews) – A new UK study says that soy contains substances that help combat bone loss and can protect against osteoporosis in women over 50. As women get older and go through menopause, they experience a drop in the level of the hormone estrogen which protects against bone loss. This can make them particularly susceptible […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Kendall Jenner to star in Summer 2016 Woodies campaign

Kendall Jenner to star in Summer 2016 Woodies campaign

(Relaxnews) – Kendall Jenner is already seeing her diary filling up for next year, having secured a Woodies sunglasses campaign in downtown LA for summer 2016. The US model will star in a billboard campaign for the eco-friendly brand, which specializes in bamboo wood sunglasses and watches. Jenner first worked with the brand back when […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Environment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Baskin-Robbins’ Turkey Ice Cream Cake returns for 2015

Baskin-Robbins’ Turkey Ice Cream Cake returns for 2015

(Relaxnews) – Baskin-Robbins is bringing back its famous Turkey Ice Cream Cake for the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday season. The popular turkey-shaped ice cream cake can be customized with customers’ favorite ice cream flavor. It is “glazed” with Caramel Praline Topping and decorated with sugar cone “legs.” The chain is also putting a creative twist on […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Thanksgiving ·
Burberry honors ‘Billy Elliot’ with holiday campaign

Burberry honors ‘Billy Elliot’ with holiday campaign

(Relaxnews) – Burberry has unveiled its 2015 festive advertising campaign which pays tribute to the 15th anniversary of the cult ballet movie “Billy Elliot”. Burberry’s short film for the occasion features a star-studded cast including British musician Sir Elton John, who provided the score for the movie’s theater adaptation, and the UK actress Julie Walters, […]

Superhero roundup: Kidman’s potential ‘Wonder Woman’ role, ‘Jessica Jones’ cameo, ‘Doctor Strange’ casting

Superhero roundup: Kidman’s potential ‘Wonder Woman’ role, ‘Jessica Jones’ cameo, ‘Doctor Strange’ casting

(Relaxnews) – Nicole Kidman is linked with “Wonder Woman,” the episode list for “Jessica Jones” generates crossover talk, and the cast list for “Doctor Strange” makes another impressive addition. Wonder Woman to recruit Kidman With Patty Jenkins in place to direct Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman,” other pieces of the 2017 puzzle are slotting into […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Chris Hemsworth in ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

Trailer: Chris Hemsworth in ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

(Relaxnews) – Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” has a final trailer ahead of its December 11 US release, revealing more details of the survival story. Chris Hemsworth stars in the film, which is based on a book by Nathaniel Philbrick that tells the true story behind “Moby Dick.” Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
MIAA to focus on sacking officers involved in laglag-bala – spokesman

MIAA to focus on sacking officers involved in laglag-bala – spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid calls for President Benigno Aquino III to remove General Manager Angel Jose Honrado from office, efforts should instead be turned to sacking those directly involved in the “laglag-bala” extortion scheme, the spokesman of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said Monday. MIAA spokesman David de Castro said, “It would be good […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Julie Anne: Social media star and campus hotshot

Julie Anne: Social media star and campus hotshot

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Julie Anne San Jose is known for actively posting cover songs on streaming services Ustream, YouTube and SoundCloud despite having already established herself as a bankable recording artist. Among her covers that became viral is her take on Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” that has garnered some 19 million views on YouTube and […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Washington meet shines spotlight on APEC 2015

Washington meet shines spotlight on APEC 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C  – The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the premiere economic policy organization in the region, plays a unique role in supporting sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia Pacific through a holistic approach which empowers government, business, and civil society sectors of its member economies. Representatives from these three sectors gathered in Washington, […]

03.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Tor Messenger: an alternative solution for encrypted untraceable instant messaging

Tor Messenger: an alternative solution for encrypted untraceable instant messaging

(Relaxnews) – Following in the wake of its web browser, the anonymous network Tor has released a beta version of a new instant messenger. Tor Messenger is a new instant messaging program based on Instantbird, an open source instant messenger client provided by the Mozilla Foundation. This new program is already compatible with several networks […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
The call of the East: Malaysia Fashion Week set to showcase the continent’s hottest new designers

The call of the East: Malaysia Fashion Week set to showcase the continent’s hottest new designers

(Relaxnews) – The fashion spotlight is set to swing over to Southeast Asia in November with the opening of Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) 2015. Officially launched this fall in Paris, the second annual edition of MFW will showcase the Spring/Summer 2016 collections of over 60 Malaysian and over 30 international designers, all overseen by the […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
WHO says cancer report not calling for people to give up meat

WHO says cancer report not calling for people to give up meat

(Geneva-AFP) – The World Health Organization stressed Thursday that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating meat altogether. The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) caused shockwaves Monday when it released a report analysing 800 studies from around the […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Adele’s ‘Hello’ becomes the biggest UK number one in three years

Adele’s ‘Hello’ becomes the biggest UK number one in three years

(Relaxnews) – Adele’s new single “Hello” has notched up a new record in her native UK, becoming the biggest number one track in three years. The song’s opening week saw it shift 333,000 copies, including 259,000 downloads and 7.32 million streams, Billboard reports, beating Justin Bieber’s record of 3.87million plays in one week with “What Do You […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
El Nino covers arid Atacama desert in flowers

El Nino covers arid Atacama desert in flowers

(Copiapó, Chile-AFP) – Here’s a softer side to the disruptive weather phenomenon known as El Nino: an enormous blanket of colorful flowers has carpeted Chile’s Atacama desert, the most arid in the world. The cyclical warming of the central Pacific may be causing droughts and floods in various parts of the world, but in the […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Home & Garden ·
Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

(Relaxnews) – Parisian jewelry house Mauboussin’s latest fragrance, ”Promise me,” is an olfactory tribute to its iconic “Le Premier Jour” ring. The new scent is set to hit retail this month in two formats. Having celebrated happiness with its “À la folie” eau de parfum, the French jeweler Mauboussin has returned to the theme of love […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Limited edition of Sisley’s ‘Soir de Lune’ perfume for holiday 2015

Limited edition of Sisley’s ‘Soir de Lune’ perfume for holiday 2015

(Relaxnews) – The luxury cosmetics brand Sisley has unveiled a special holiday season edition of its “Soir de Lune” fragrance which has been given an entirely new look for the occasion. Just 6,000 bottles will go on sale worldwide in November. Sisley comes up with something new to surprise fans each holiday season. Beauty addicts […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Royal Albert Hall to screen ‘Alice in Wonderland’ with live orchestra

Royal Albert Hall to screen ‘Alice in Wonderland’ with live orchestra

(Relaxnews) – Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” is to get a screening at London’s Royal Albert Hall accompanied by a live orchestra and choir. Revealed by the Hall on Monday and picked up by The Hollywood Reporter, the screenings will take place on December 12. It will be part of the venue’s “Live Score” series, which […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·