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  • newPhilippines' Duterte threatens top newspaper, broadcaster

    Philippines' Duterte threatens top newspaper, broadcaster

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday described two major media outlets as "sons of whores" and warned them of karmic repercussions for their critical coverage of his deadly drug war. Duterte's verbal attacks on top television broadcaster…
    - 46 mins ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:48am -
  • newSingapore confirms two new cases of Zika virus

    Singapore confirms two new cases of Zika virus

    Singapore has confirmed two cases of locally transmitted infections of the Zika virus in a northeastern part of the city state, the National Environment Agency said on Wednesday, describing it as the first Zika cluster of 2017. The viral disease carr…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:30am -
  • newPhilippines' Duterte threatens top newspaper, broadcaster

    Philippines' Duterte threatens top newspaper, broadcaster

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday described two major media outlets as "sons of whores" and warned them of karmic repercussions for their critical coverage of his deadly drug war. Duterte's verbal attacks on top television broadcaster…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:14am -
  • newScientists launch campaign to restore Pluto to the planet club

    Scientists launch campaign to restore Pluto to the planet club

    A team of scientists seeking to restore Pluto to planethood launched a campaign on Tuesday to broaden the astronomical classifications which led to its demotion to a “dwarf planet” a decade ago. Six scientists from institutions across the United…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:07am -
  • newBollywood film spotlights youngest girl to conquer Everest

    Bollywood film spotlights youngest girl to conquer Everest

    A Bollywood film hitting Indian cinemas on Friday tells the inspirational story of a tribal girl from rural India who became the youngest woman to summit Mount Everest. Poorna Malavath was 13 years and 11 months old when she planted India's tricolou…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 9:39am -
  • newSamsung unveils Galaxy S8 smartphone

    Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 smartphone


    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:49am -
  • newFilipino volunteers spread cheer at an elder care facility in Australia

    Filipino volunteers spread cheer at an elder care facility in Australia

    MELBOURNE — Young volunteers from the Members Church of God International (MCGI) in Australia have once again visited the elders at the Bernadette’s Residential Aged Care facility in Melbourne. The said facility is home to 95 elders, many of them…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:24am -
  • newLights go out at historic Delhi cinema after 84 years

    Lights go out at historic Delhi cinema after 84 years

    After years of slow but steady decline the colonial-era Regal cinema, a New Delhi institution, is enjoying a late flourishing -- sadly just as it is about to close its doors. Manager Roop Ghai says families have been flocking to the crumbling white…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 6:49am -
  • newAsian community rattled by Trump immigration policies

    Asian community rattled by Trump immigration policies

    The debate surrounding US President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown has focused almost entirely on the Latino community, leaving other groups affected -- notably Asians -- largely out of the discourse, experts say. Of the estimated 11 million u…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 6:15am -
  • newCurry sparks Warriors, triple-king Westbrook sets NBA record

    Curry sparks Warriors, triple-king Westbrook sets NBA record

    Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson led the Golden State Warriors to a magnificent come-from-behind victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday on a record-breaking night for Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook. Curry and Thompson -- the fabled "Splas…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:31am -

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      • newSapnu: Mukhang lumalaban ang PPPO sa BPPO?

        Sapnu: Mukhang lumalaban ang PPPO sa BPPO?

        MATATANDAAN ang Bulacan Police Provincial Office (BPPO) ang nangunguna sa “accomplishments” sa Double Barrel Reloaded.Hindi na mabilang ng BPPO ang slain drug suspects sa ibat ibang bayan ng Bulacan mula nagsimula ang Double Barrel Reloaded.Ni…
        - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 12:31am -
      • newCortez: Reflections on the Raising of Lazarus

        Cortez: Reflections on the Raising of Lazarus

        EVERYONE mourns the death of a loved one. Grief is a strong human emotion. Death brings about grief. Almost everyone is also afraid to die. The thought of dying makes us fearful. Death, in addition to grief, carries fear with it. But it might deligh…
        - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 12:30am -
      • newVillage officials undergo drug testing

        Village officials undergo drug testing

        MABALACAT CITY- In support of President Rodrigo Duterte's fight on illegal drugs, the chairwoman and officials of Barangay Duquit here voluntarily subjected themselves to the random drug testing conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PD…
        - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 12:27am -
      • newDepEd: ‘No collection’ policy still in effect

        DepEd: ‘No collection’ policy still in effect

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Pampanga reiterated that the “no collection” policy is still in effect in all public schools.In an interview at “Pampanga Kaluguran da ka” aired over at RW95.1 FM, Dr.…
        - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 12:25am -
      • Pelayo: Observe Holy Week in Angeles

        Pelayo: Observe Holy Week in Angeles

        HAVING a well-planned out-of-town trip during Holy Week is becoming a new norm for us Filipinos. For many, it’s the only period of the year when they can spend some relaxing days together with family and friends without having to apply for vacatio…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:42am -
      • Negosyo Center opens in Mexico, Pampanga

        Negosyo Center opens in Mexico, Pampanga

        MEXICO, Pampanga---The seventh Negosyo Center in the province opened in Mexico, Pampanga on as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Pampanga Provincial Office and the Municipality of Mexico signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the operation of…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:41am -
      • DA celebrates end of Women’s Month with programs

        DA celebrates end of Women’s Month with programs

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Department of Agriculture (DA) Central Luzon marked the end of the celebration of the Women's Month this March with dances an aerobic exercise on Tuesday.With a theme "We Make Change Work for Women", it aims to promote the…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:40am -
      • 334 Lubao residents in cash-for-work program

        334 Lubao residents in cash-for-work program

        LUBAO—Some 334 residents of this town, mostly former drug-dependents, are now part of the local government’s cash-for-work program.The beneficiaries, which came from the 21 barangays of the town, have been given their protective equipment to be…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:39am -
      • Cop from San Fernando is Gwapang Pulis 2017

        Cop from San Fernando is Gwapang Pulis 2017

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---A 37-year old beauty from the City of San Fernando was hailed on Monday as the first “Gwapang Pulis.”PO3 Lerma Pineda-Castro who is assigned at the Office of the Regional Police Community Relations Division and who repres…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:39am -
      • Pampanga awards P385,000 worth of grant to 63 Aeta scholars

        Pampanga awards P385,000 worth of grant to 63 Aeta scholars

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO--- The local government of Pampanga distributed on Monday P385,000 financial educational assistance to 63 Aeta scholars.Twelve Aeta college students received P10,000 each while 51 of them were given P5,000 each.Elizabeth Baybay…
        - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:37am -
      • Sangil: Tarzan and the barangay elections

        Sangil: Tarzan and the barangay elections

        WELL, it seems the plan of former City Mayor and Congressman Carmelo ‘Tarzan' Lazatin to run for village captain of the oversized Barangay Balibago in Angeles City may not happen at all, in any event President Rodrigo Duterte's will make good his…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:16pm -
      • Aguilar: Is gambling a sin?

        Aguilar: Is gambling a sin?

        GAMBLING may be defined as an act of betting money on a game of chance. On this context, friends often ask me - is gambling a sin? This question always keeps me unspoken saved for saying- to each belongs his answer. To the well-nigh holy, any form o…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:14pm -
      • All-women police battalion formed

        All-women police battalion formed

        CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga - To highlight the culmination of Women’s Month, Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino, Police Regional Office III (PRO-3) director, has formed a battalion-strong all-women police force. The battalion strength of an “all-wo…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:12pm -
      • Public hospital employees mull mass resignation

        Public hospital employees mull mass resignation

        CANDABA – The medical staff of Candaba Municipal Infirmary are set to file mass resignation before the Office of the Mayor of this town. This was disclosed by former town councilor and Candaba Municipal Infirmary Medical Consultant Agerico Tecson…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:10pm -
      • San Fernando gets highest Jobstart placement rate

        San Fernando gets highest Jobstart placement rate

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---The City of San Fernando’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO) was recognized by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) for having the highest job placement rate for the JobStart Philippines Program.Dole Pampanga…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:05pm -
      • Mayor claims receiving ‘death treats,’ blames ‘opponents’

        Mayor claims receiving ‘death treats,’ blames ‘opponents’

        FORMERLY-suspended Guagua Mayor Dante Torres received a death note on Monday barely a few days after he resumed office following a three-month suspension meted by the Ombudsman. The death threat was discovered by one municipal employee---Allan Mendo…
        - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:51pm -
      • Pangan: On preserving the city's share

        Pangan: On preserving the city's share

        FOR a time now, the Mabalacat City government has been receiving its 2% share on the gross income earned from investors inside the Clark Freeport Zone. And rightfully so, since 97% of the Zone belongs to the territorial jurisdiction of Mabalacat City…
        - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
      • Pelayo: Culturally rich sites in a modern Angeles

        Pelayo: Culturally rich sites in a modern Angeles

        OUR kababayans from the Foreign Service got swept off their feet when Angeles City Mayor Ed Pamintuan hosted the Foreign Affairs group of Heads of Posts a couple of months back. A letter arrived in the Office of the City Mayor this month from the Kag…
        - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:57pm -
      • Migratory birds find shelter in Masantol

        Migratory birds find shelter in Masantol

        MASANTOL – From the wetlands of Candaba, migratory birds from different parts of the globe are now slowly taking refuge at the coastal areas of Masantol. Thousands of migratory birds, which are escaping from the cold weather in their habitats in o…
        - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:55pm -
      • Drug pusher nabbed in San Simon town

        Drug pusher nabbed in San Simon town

        SAN SIMON – A suspected drug pusher was arrested recently by authorities of this town. Chief Inspector Charlmar Gundaya, chief of police in this municipality, said the suspect identified as Ma. Cristina Yabut is a native of Masantol town and is c…
        - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 1:54pm -

      Cebu

      • new2-year-old boy drowns in fishpond

        2-year-old boy drowns in fishpond

        A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy drowned in a fishpond in Poblacion village, Boljoon, Wednesday morning, March 29.Police identified the casualty as Jonnefer Dulie Soran Jr., who was declared dead at the Rural Health Unit.Investigation showed the boy's mother Pri…
        - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 9:00am -
      • newMan joins nephew in jail after bribing police

        Man joins nephew in jail after bribing police

        A 45-YEAR-OLD man joined his relative, a suspected drug pusher, in the detention cell after he tried to bribe the police officers who arrested the latter in a drug bust in Consolacion, Cebu.Giovanni Elegino Pepito was caught during an entrapment ins…
        - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:50am -
      • newYoung woman shot dead near a mall

        Young woman shot dead near a mall

        A 20-YEAR-OLD woman was shot dead near a mall in Tabunok, Talisay City around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30.The victim was identified only as "Kenyar" and was temporarily residing in Sitio Hawod, Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City. She succumbed to a si…
        - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:30am -
      • newEditorial: Narco-politics in the barangays

        Editorial: Narco-politics in the barangays

        IT’S a claim that is on the verge of being accepted as truth by repetition and without verification. Most of the barangay officials—we have 42,036 barangays in the country—have links to the illegal drugs trade. President Rodrigo Duterte made th…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:18pm -
      • newBriones: Battling adversity

        Briones: Battling adversity

        APPARENTLY I touched a raw nerve when I called Keybird Padilla a “former child-thief.” Someone called the newsroom and demanded an apology.The 24-year-old graduating student at the Asian College of Technology, though, didn’t mince words about…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:13pm -
      • newWenceslao: Cordova’s growth

        Wenceslao: Cordova’s growth

        A COUPLE of weeks ago, my wife got stuck on Google and Facebook looking for a resort in Cebu where the family could have an overnight respite in. It has become a practice since a few years ago and she has been saving for it every summer ever since. W…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:12pm -
      • newMalilong: Excuses, excuses

        Malilong: Excuses, excuses

        MANY years ago, I found myself on the receiving end of a traffic accident. I was driving along Escario St. when the vehicle that was about a hundred meters ahead of me made a U-turn and probably because the driver lost control of the wheel headed dir…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:09pm -
      • newEspinoza: Why not abolish?

        Espinoza: Why not abolish?

        TO hold or not to hold the barangay elections in October this year. That is the question. President Duterte has issued a pronouncement against the holding of the barangay elections in October because 40 percent of the barangays in the country is aff…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:07pm -
      • newSeares: Banana tycoon’s conflict of interest

        Seares: Banana tycoon’s conflict of interest

        THE complaint filed with the ombudsman last March 13 by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez against fellow Davaoeño and banana tycoon Antonio Floirendo Jr. offers an interesting comparison with the complaint Rep. Rodgrigo Abellanosa of Cebu City had fac…
        - 20 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:06pm -
      • newTell it to SunStar: Education for all

        Tell it to SunStar: Education for all

        I BELIEVE the best thing that has happened this month, amidst all the political drama, is the passage of Senate Bill Number (SBN) 1304, otherwise known the “Affordable Higher Education Act for All” in the Senate.According to the Philippine Stati…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:03pm -
      • new‘Funds wrongly spent’

        ‘Funds wrongly spent’

        THE Commission on Audit (COA) issued a notice of suspension against 22 current and former Cebu City officials over the incorrect use of around P2.5 million of its Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) funds. In the notice of suspension issu…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:35pm -
      • new2 women mark lead in men’s world

        2 women mark lead in men’s world

        FOR most people, the Philippine Air Force and the Philippine National Police are worlds where only men rule, but two women in uniform are calling the shots in these forces.Maj. Florianne Reyes flies a nomadic aircraft and is one of 20 female pilots…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:30pm -
      • newSuspect faces case

        Suspect faces case

        STATE prosecutors have indicted a man who allegedly robbed then raped a 21-year-old woman last Sept. 23, 2016.Prosecutor Rhodna Alcala-Bacatan found evidence to charge Johnny Maturan, Jr. with robbery with rape before the Regional Trial Court in Ceb…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:25pm -
      • newCity Council OKs move to stop V-hire terminal

        City Council OKs move to stop V-hire terminal

        IN an 8-7 vote, the Cebu City Council has approved the committee report of Councilor Joel Garganera that recommended the closure of the van-for-hire (V-hire) terminal in Barangay Kamagayan.But, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is firm on his stand not to give in…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:23pm -
      • newWeak green sea turtle sent to Ronda sanctuary to recover

        Weak green sea turtle sent to Ronda sanctuary to recover

        MORE than a month after a fisherman found a weak green sea turtle on the shore of Barangay Punta Engaño, the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (LDRRM) Office sent the sea creature to a marine sanctuary in Ronda town, Cebu to reco…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:22pm -
      • newCebu City readies for El Niño

        Cebu City  readies for El Niño

        ALTHOUGH the chances of experiencing El Niño this summer are thinner compared to previous years, the Cebu City Government has already started its preparations for the dry spell.Cebu City Agriculturist Apple Tribunalo said they are finalizing the pa…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:21pm -
      • newBarangay chiefs to seek dismissal of criminal, admin raps

        Barangay chiefs to seek dismissal of criminal, admin raps

        AT least 46 out of 80 barangay captains in Cebu City, who are facing criminal and administrative charges for their failure to return their City-issued vehicles last year, will file today their counter-affidavit before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visa…
        - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:19pm -
      • new72 nabbed in 'Oplan Pokemon' Operation

        72 nabbed in 'Oplan Pokemon' Operation

        THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) caught 72 persons who were allegedly involved in illegal drugs and other criminal activities.During their one-time big-time operations last Tuesday, City Drug Enforcement Unit chief Senior Insp. Narrolf Tan said th…
        - 22 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:03pm -
      • newMan wanted for raping young girl

        Man wanted for raping young girl

        A 24-YEAR-OLD man escaped arrest after he allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in a village in Carmen, northern Cebu last Monday afternoon. Investigation showed that the suspect, Ricky Hermosilla Manco, stopped Belinda (real name withheld) past 3 p.m.…
        - 22 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 3:02pm -
      • newFamiles leave home lots due to reblocking

        Familes leave home lots due to reblocking

        THE families living in 36 houses in Zone 7, Barangay Mantuyong in Mandaue City voluntarily dismantled their structures yesterday to pave the way for the reblocking project of the City Government at the nearby fire site.Tony Juanico, City Housing and…
        - 22 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 2:59pm -

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              • newJapan extends P340M for energy sector in war-torn areas in Mindanao

                Japan extends P340M for energy sector in war-torn areas in Mindanao

                THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) signed Thursday a 771 million yen (about P340 million) grant aid project to support the energy sector in Mindanao's conflict-affected areas.…
                - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 10:38am -
              • newDuterte launches attack on ABS-CBN, Inquirer

                Duterte launches attack on ABS-CBN, Inquirer

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte launched Thursday a scathing attack on two Manila-based media, saying their journalists are "shameless". In a speech he delivered at Malacanang before newly-appointed government officials, the President singled out news org…
                - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 10:15am -
              • newLet’s talk about the core…and more

                Let’s talk about the core…and more

                HAVING a strong core is one of the main indicators that your body is fit and on point. In anatomy, the midsection serves as the link of the brain to the body it controls. It also houses our pillar that is the spine. Simply put, balance and stability…
                - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 9:14am -
              • newToni Gonzaga shares struggles as a new mom

                Toni Gonzaga shares struggles as a new mom

                TONI Gonzaga admitted she experienced postpartum depression during the first few months after giving birth to her son, Seve.The television host shared that it was not a pleasant phase after pregnancy as she was too emotional and would often feel sel…
                - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:50am -
              • newDuterte slams EU anew over 'interference' in drug war

                Duterte slams EU anew over 'interference' in drug war

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte launched Thursday another tirade against the European Union (EU) over its strong opposition to his bloody war on drugs.Speaking to newly appointed government officials, Duterte called the EU as "f****** s***" for criticizin…
                - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:40am -
              • newIza Calzado dismayed over movie’s X-rating

                Iza Calzado dismayed over movie’s X-rating

                IZA Calzado expressed her disappointment after her movie "Bliss" was barred from being shown in local cinemas.The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) decided that the film is unfit to be screened in theaters as it supposedly…
                - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 7:21am -
              • new1 killed in Sulu firefight; 7 nabbed in raid

                1 killed in Sulu firefight; 7 nabbed in raid

                A MEMBER of a private armed group was killed, while seven others were arrested during a law enforcement operation in Sulu Wednesday afternoon, March 29, a police official said Thursday. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Police Office Director Reu…
                - 6 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 7:02am -
              • newAFP slams NPA's 'accelerated' recruitment amid peace talks

                AFP slams NPA's 'accelerated' recruitment amid peace talks

                THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) questioned Thursday the intention of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in entering into peace talks with the government, following its order to the New People's Army (NPA) during its 48th anniversa…
                - 6 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 6:34am -
              • newDomiguez: Fitch rating on PH proves 'noise' no effect on economy

                Domiguez: Fitch rating on PH proves 'noise' no effect on economy

                THE political noise, including the alleged extrajudicial killings, has “failed to dent” the country’s growth story following the latest positive outlook of Fitch Ratings on the Philippines, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Thursday.…
                - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:42am -
              • newWHO wants to cut medicine-related harms into half by 2022

                WHO wants to cut medicine-related harms into half by 2022

                THE World Health Organization (WHO) is challenging all member-states to work for the reduction of incidents where medicines cause harm, and sometimes death, to people.In a statement, the WHO said it is launching a global initiative to reduce severe,…
                - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:34am -
              • newPanelo calls add'l impeachment rap vs Duterte 'nonsense'

                Panelo calls add'l impeachment rap vs Duterte 'nonsense'

                CHIEF Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Thursday shrugged off the filing of a supplemental impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, in connection with his supposed agreement with China over disputed waters.In a statement,…
                - 7 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:20am -
              • newAlejano bolsters impeachment complaint vs Duterte

                Alejano bolsters impeachment complaint vs Duterte

                MAGDALO Partylist Representative Gary Alejano filed before the House of Representatives-Secretary General on Thursday, March 30, a supplemental complaint on top of the impeachment raps he filed against President Rodrigo Duterte last March 16.The add…
                - 8 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 5:01am -
              • Palace: Duterte’s plan to postpone village polls ‘just temporary’

                Palace: Duterte’s plan to postpone village polls ‘just temporary’

                MALACAÑANG on Wednesday clarified that the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone the elections for new village executives in October is “just temporary.”Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella reiterated that Duterte merely wanted to d…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 12:31pm -
              • Duterte willing to grant amnesty to communists

                Duterte willing to grant amnesty to communists

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is not closing his doors on the possible reconciliation with the communists, even after he earlier said that his administration could not resolve the decades-long rift with them.The President said he could give in to the de…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 12:27pm -
              • Police nabs suspect in leaking Kiefer Ravena's nude photos

                Police nabs suspect in leaking Kiefer Ravena's nude photos

                AUTHORITIES arrested on Wednesday the alleged suspect in spreading the nude photos of former Ateneo de Manila University basketball player Kiefer Ravena.Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) spokesperson Jay Guillermo identifi…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 12:11pm -
              • Palace: ‘ICC can’t arbitrarily interfere in PH affairs’

                Palace: ‘ICC can’t arbitrarily interfere in PH affairs’

                THE International Criminal Court (ICC) cannot intervene in issues concerning the Philippines, particularly on the country’s fight against illegal drugs, Malacañang said on Wednesday.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella maintained that “no c…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:51am -
              • DBM approves 887 positions for new Immigration unit

                DBM approves 887 positions for new Immigration unit

                THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the request of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for the creation of a new office with 887 new positions.The BI said it needed the additional manpower for the discharge of the their mandate to…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:47am -
              • NBI files carnapping, estafa raps vs 'rent-tangay' scammers

                NBI files carnapping, estafa raps vs 'rent-tangay' scammers

                THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) syndicated estafa and carnapping charges against the perpetrators of the car rental scheme dubbed "rent tangay."Charges were filed on Wednesday against Rafaela…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:41am -
              • Palace welcomes arrest order vs Matobato

                Palace welcomes arrest order vs Matobato

                MALACAÑANG on Wednesday welcomed the decision of a Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Davao City to issue a warrant of arrest against self-confessed Davao Death Squad (DDS) member Edgar Matobato.Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the justice…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:33am -
              • Duterte calls EU ‘crazy’ over call to release De Lima

                Duterte calls EU ‘crazy’ over call to release De Lima

                PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called the European Union (EU) “crazy” for urging his administration to release Senator Leila de Lima, who has been arrested over alleged involvement in illegal drugs.Duterte, in a speech delivered at the P…
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:06am -

              Breaking News

              • CA junks government's bid to stop Binay's TRO hearing

                CA junks government's bid to stop Binay's TRO hearing

                THE Court of Appeals (CA) Sixth Division denied on Monday a motion of the Office of Solicitor General to stop the hearing on the restraining order issued in favor of Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. During the hearing, the OSG invoked judicial co…
                - 30 Mar 15, 1:09pm -
              • 'No over financing' for Bangsamoro government -- Officials

                'No over financing' for Bangsamoro government -- Officials

                THE Aquino administration is not "over financing" the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) and the proposed Bangsamoro government, a member of the government peace panel clarified Monday.Senen Bacani, one of the government peace negotiators w…
                - 30 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
              • PSEi breaks 8,000 mark

                PSEi breaks 8,000 mark

                PHILIPPINE shares breached the key 8,000 level as it climbed to a new all-time intraday high of 8,007.98 on Monday, surging by as much as 130.02 points or 1.7 percent. The previous intraday record was 7,889.25 on March 27.While the Philippine Stock…
                - 30 Mar 15, 11:04am -
              • Aquino's Lenten message: ‘Be true not only in words, but also in what you do’

                Aquino's Lenten message: ‘Be true not only in words, but also in what you do’

                PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has challenged the Filipinos to be true not only to their words but also in what they do.This was the President's Lenten message released by Malacanang on Monday."Ang hamon nga sa atin bilang mga tagasunod ni Hesukristo…
                - 30 Mar 15, 11:01am -
              • Uniformed personnel to get higher allowance

                Uniformed personnel to get higher allowance

                PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed a joint resolution with Congress, increasing the daily subsistence allowance of uniformed personnel from P90 to P150 per day, effective January 1 this year, a Palace official said Monday.In a press briefing, P…
                - 30 Mar 15, 10:16am -
              • Sandigan upholds freeze order on Estrada's assets

                Sandigan upholds freeze order on Estrada's assets

                MANILA -- The Sandiganbayan fifth division upheld Monday an order to freeze the assets of Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada, who is facing a plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam, pending the resolution of his cases.
                - 30 Mar 15, 10:01am -
              • Kalibo airport opens new sections to accommodate more passengers

                Kalibo airport opens new sections to accommodate more passengers

                IN TIME for the summer rush, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has opened new sections of the Kalibo International Airport (KIA) that will accommodate additional 800 passengers at a given time, an official said Monday."As al…
                - 30 Mar 15, 8:42am -
              • Mahathir Mohamad is last of Southeast Asia's old guards

                Mahathir Mohamad is last of Southeast Asia's old guards

                KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two of Asia's best-known strongmen, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, had much in common — a streak of authoritarianism, little tolerance for dissent and vision that changed the face of their countr…
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              • MTRCB inspects buses for x-rated films

                MTRCB inspects buses for x-rated films

                THE Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) conducted inspections on Monday at the Araneta Center Bus Station in Cubao, Quezon City to ensure that the movies being shown in the public buses, particularly those up for long travels…
                - 30 Mar 15, 6:17am -
              • Pinay videogame character ‘Josie Rizal’ trends on Twitter

                Pinay videogame character ‘Josie Rizal’ trends on Twitter

                "JOSIE Rizal," the first Filipina character in the latest installment of Tekken series, received mixed reactions from Filipino gamers.
                - 30 Mar 15, 6:02am -
              • Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Bohol

                Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Bohol

                CEBU CITY -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit the province of Bohol and nearby areas at 9:47 a.m. Monday.The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the quake was located at eight kilometers southeast of Bue…
                - 30 Mar 15, 3:02am -
              • Phivolcs: No tsunami threat in Philippines

                Phivolcs: No tsunami threat in Philippines

                CEBU -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said there is no tsunami threat in the Philippines following the 7.6-magnitude earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea on Monday morning.
                - 30 Mar 15, 2:08am -
              • Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake

                Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake

                SYDNEY (Updated) -- A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.
                - 30 Mar 15, 12:51am -
              • Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

                Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

                HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said Sunday 23 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.
                - 29 Mar 15, 2:20pm -
              • AFP: NPA forces declining

                AFP: NPA forces declining

                MANILA –- The population of the New People’s Army (NPA) is declining as the development projects of the government are now gaining momentum in the countryside, an official said on Sunday.As of this posting, the rebel strength all over the countr…
                - 29 Mar 15, 12:54pm -
              • Palace confident of public support for draft BBL passage

                Palace confident of public support for draft BBL passage

                MALACANANG expressed confidence on Sunday that the government could get more support from the public on the peace process amid the plan to hold a National Peace Summit to be led by an independent council.With that, Presidential spokesperson Edwin La…
                - 29 Mar 15, 10:08am -
              • Palace to Gabriela: Expand your 'myopic vision'

                Palace to Gabriela: Expand your 'myopic vision'

                MALACANANG is no longer surprised on the criticism made by militant Gabriela on President Benigno Aquino III's earlier comparison of his mother, late President Corazon Aquino, to heroine, Gabriela Silang.After all, Gabriela has always never been fri…
                - 29 Mar 15, 10:01am -
              • PAL to acquire 2 more Airbus jets

                PAL to acquire 2 more Airbus jets

                THE Philippine Airlines (PAL) has purchased two more Airbus jets to improve its services, the management said Sunday.The Philippine flag carrier said that it has finalized an agreement with Airbus regarding the acquisition of the two additional A321…
                - 29 Mar 15, 9:06am -
              • Philippines loans hit $11.3B in 4th quarter

                Philippines loans hit $11.3B in 4th quarter

                THE Philippine loans to finance its huge projects and programs have surged to $11.29 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said Sunday.
                - 29 Mar 15, 8:53am -
              • Palace hails Donaire, Nietes victory

                Palace hails Donaire, Nietes victory

                MALACANANG congratulated on Sunday Filipino boxers Nonito Donaire Jr., and Donnie Nietes for winning against their respective contenders in a boxing match held at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Saturday night."We would like to congratulate our…
                - 29 Mar 15, 7:19am -

              Entertainment

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                MANILA, Philippines — Horror thriller “IT,” based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, released its official teaser trailer on Thursday
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              • newTwo women who changed my life
                ​Aside from my mother, two women influenced my life in a way that only the Divine could have arranged. What a journey it has been.
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              • newWilliam Moseley willing to star ina local movie if...
                With a good script, a good director and the right leading lady, why not?
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              • newChristian: Music is still my core
                MANILA, Philippines - Seeing an artist cross over from one platform to another is a norm in local tinseltown.
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              • newWhy Pinoys love Encantadia
                MANILA, Philippines - Throughout its eight-month run, Encantadia has left televiewers amazed by the surprising twists and turns happening every night.
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              • Parting ways? Kathryn speaks up on KathNiel relationship status
                MANILA, Philippines — Rumor has it that for career growth, Daniel Padilla’s camp allegedly asked ABS-CBN to have him paired with fellow singer-actor Sarah Ge
                - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 1:34am -
              • Let Darna rest in peace
                It has been 65 years since Rosa del Rosario burst onto the silver screen as Darna, the komiks heroine created by Mars Ravelo and showbiz is still de
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              • The ultimate music heroes
                The first phase of the competition is over and here they are, the young musicians who won in the search for Music Heroes conducted by the noontime v
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              • Finally, Britney Spears is coming to Manila
                MANILA, Philippines – Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears is coming to Manila. 
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              • Kean Cipriano plans to finish college
                MANILA, Philippines — Like the many graduates marching to collect their diplomas this time of the year, actor and rock star Kean Cipriano also hopes one day,
                - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:40am -

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