NATIONAL

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DA distributes farm implements, livestock to Pampanga farmers

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Agriculture authorities distributed over the weekend some P63 million worth of farm implements and an assortment of livestock...
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ILOCOS 6 | IBP sees no need for discord between Legislature, Judiciary

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), the official organization of all Philippine lawyers whose names appear in the Roll of Attorneys of the...
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OPPAP discloses whitelist of rebels covered by JASIG

In a dispatch dated 21 June, 2017, Angela Librado-Trinidad, Philippine government (GRP) peace panel member concurrently supervising the Committee on JASIG and releases, disclosed...

WORLD

Hundreds of civilians freed from ISIS in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate.
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London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON - Britain said 27 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in...

Australia welcomes charges vs alleged brains of Bali bombings

Australia on Saturday welcomed charges against a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of masterminding the 2002 Bali bombings in which 202 people were killed, including 88 Australians.

BUSINESS

Bosch PH sustains double-digit growth; welcomes new leadership

Bosch Philippines saw double digit growth in the country closing its 2016 fiscal year with US$56 million in consolidated sales in the country.

LRMC also extends hours, adds trips on weekends, holidays

Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) announced Friday that it is also extending the hours and adding more trips to its weekend and holiday operations.
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There are at least 5 safety nets to buffer the poor amidst tax reform

Under the Duterte administration's priority Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill, the excise tax on oil will be raised by P6, gradually...

OPINION

The DOF's TRAIN is grossly anti-poor, brazenly pro-rich, and should be derailed.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Vicki Belo, Hayden Kho tie knot in surprise civil wedding

The wedding, ahead of a planned ceremony in Paris in September, surprised many, including the bride's son, Quark Henares.

Johnny Depp apologizes for ‘poor taste’ Trump assassination joke

'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?' Depp wisecracked on Thursday, referencing Lincoln's murder.

SPORTS

Flurry of trades spice NBA Draft

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft, a spate of...

Arwind Santos proves worth despite coming off the bench in Game 2

When San Miguel needed a spark, old reliable Arwind Santos provided it for the Beermen. The former Most Valuable Player came off the bench and...

Fuming Arwind Santos blasts RR Pogoy after groin hit: ‘Huwag niya akong subukan’

San Miguel Beermen veteran Arwind Santos didn't mince words as he blasted TNT KaTropa rookie RR Pogoy after their third quarter scuffle in a...

LIFESTYLE

‘Here Together’: 2017 Metro Manila Pride March calls for love, empowerment, and solidarity

The longest running Pride March in Southeast Asia, the Metro Manila Pride March, finds a host and safe space in Marikina City on Saturday (June 24).

WEEKEND GUIDE | June 24 to 25: Metro Pride March, ‘Toruk,’ and Lang Leav

Make the long weekend matter with our selection of events that are guaranteed to inspire and keep you in awe.
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LOOK | What housing crunch? Make way for ‘condorms’

It's back-to-school season, and thousands of students have started to hunt for board and lodging space in the crowded National Capital Region. Here in the...

MOTORING

HERE ‘WIGO’ | Fun in the sun with Toyota

Toyota unveiled the latest iteration of the Wigo with a new powertrain.

Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China

Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.

Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda Motor Co said it halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.

TECH

WATCH | Boom’s supersonic prototype prepares for 2018 test flight

U.S. company Boom is developing a supersonic airliner that will fly 2.6 times faster than any other aircraft on the market today.

Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it would stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads from later this year.