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NBA roundup: DeRozan leads Spurs past Butler, Wolves

DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 28 points in his San Antonio debut, and four of his teammates scored in double figures as the host...
Pasig River ferry system

Beating China’s, Pasig River cleanup gets international recognition

Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission won an international award on October 16 for its efforts to bring Manila’s main waterway back to life. This came a...

Turkey yet to share Khashoggi audio, video evidence with U.S. -sources

WASHINGTON — Turkey has not shared with the U.S. government or key European allies graphic audio or video evidence it allegedly collected on U.S.-based Saudi journalist...

Aged 94, Juan Ponce Enrile may break a world record if elected in 2019

Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile would likely hold the record for being the oldest living politician in the world if he wins in...

Philippine watchdog fines Grab, Uber for rushed merger, drop in service quality

MANILA — The Philippines' competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies on Wednesday, saying they consummated their merger too soon and that the quality...

YouTube crashed for 2 hours and Google has yet to reveal cause

Internet users worldwide were in for a surprise when video streaming service YouTube crashed for close to two hours on Wednesday morning in Manila. Reports...

It’s final: Agot Isidro not running in 2019 midterm elections

Actress Agot Isidro referenced her speculated senatorial bid once more during the last day of filing for the certificate of candidacies and reiterated that...
Parrot fish

Filipinos are buying parrotfish, but it’s awful for everyone

Experts are calling out the commercial sale of parrotfish or loro fish, a favorite in Filipino cuisine, for the species' importance to preserving the...

Curry guides Warriors past Thunder in opener

Stephen Curry capped a game-high, 32-point performance with a key three-point play with 1:46 remaining Tuesday night, helping the host Golden State Warriors hold...

Harry Roque changes mind again, runs for Senate after all

Former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has made a second about-face in less than a week by filing his candidacy for the 2019 Senate race...

Luis Manzano asks for help to report fake ‘Vilma Santos’

Kapamilya television host and actor Luis Manzano appealed to the public to report a fake Twitter account that has been posing as his mother,...
Boracay dry run

Plastic litter found on Boracay beach after months-long cleanup

A television host who used to work for government found scattered plastic litter on the beach of Boracay during the dry run for the...

Rivalry matches grace opening of new NBA season

The opening of the 2018-2019 NBA season will be graced by opening matches featuring old foes and title contenders. Reigning champions Golden State Warriors will...

Trump administration says to open trade talks with EU, UK, Japan

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Trade Representative's office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union, the United Kingdom...

Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets

MANILA — The Philippine government has shaved its economic growth target for this year and raised inflation forecasts for 2018 and 2019, reflecting caution...
Chel Diokno versus Imee Marcos

Chel Diokno and Imee Marcos file candidacies at the same time

Two representatives from opposing families, human rights lawyer Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno and Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos, filed their certificates of candidacies for the...
motorbike

Twitter users confront Angkas over bikers’ visibility at Comelec

Photos of men outside the Commission on Elections office wearing the blue uniform identified with motorcycle-hailing application Angkas surfaced yesterday. They were cheering for...

5 candidates for 5 seats: How Philippines got a seat on UN Human Rights...

After Malacañang lauded the Philippines' election on the United Nations Human Rights Council, critics pointed out that there wasn't any opportunity for competition as...

Keeping up with the Cayetanos of Taguig in the 2019 elections

(Updated, Oct. 17, 9:11 a.m.) The Cayetanos are aiming to continue their hold of Taguig as Alan Peter bids for a congressional seat representing...
Joseph "Erap" Estrada

Erap, Lim, Isko: A three-corner fight for Manila mayor

Manila will see a three-way race among reelectionist Joseph “Erap” Estrada, former Mayor Alfredo Lim and Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso, social welfare undersecretary. All three...