Chinese vessels at Panatag Shoal down to three as of Wednesday – DFA

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) – Only three Chinese vessels have been monitored to be at the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal as of June 25 (Wednesday), the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez said two maritime surveillance...

Olympics: More tickets on sale to fill gaps – organisers

(LONDON-AFP) – More unused Olympics tickets held by international sports federations will go on sale to the public, London 2012 organisers promised Monday, following a row over blocks of empty seats. Some 3,000 Olympics tickets from the federations were “put back in...

New Mazda6 to debut at 2012 Moscow auto show

(Relaxnews) – Mazda will introduce its new sedan at the Moscow International Auto Show, opening August 31. The Mazda6 will feature the Skyactiv technology (Direct Injection Engine and automatic transmission), as well as the brand’s new design language dubbed Kodo...

How to make instant ramen healthy: Makeunders

(Relaxnews) – A new report predicts that in just five years, sales of instant noodles or ramen will exceed 154 billion packs around the world, despite the fact that the convenience food has developed a reputation for being a fat and salt bomb. In a report prepared by Global...

How stress works in the body, and how to avoid it

(Relaxnews) – Long-term, chronic stress is just plain bad for your health, but a new study probes into the question of why. Researchers in the US found that stress reduces the body’s ability to regulate inflammation, which in turn bumps your chances of getting sick. “The...

Coco Martin came close to burning out

Actor Coco Martin admitted that he with his busy schedule doing films and ABS-CBN’s hit television series “Walang Hanggan,” he came close to burning out. “May time na minsan naawa na ako sa sarili ko. Minsan ‘di na ako makapunta sa salon para magpagupit. ‘Yung...