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  • Justin Bieber cancels remaining tour dates including Manila

    Filipino fans of Justin Bieber will be sad to hear that the Canadian pop superstar has suddenly decided to cancel the remaining dates of his current "Purpose" world tour, including its supposed last show on Sept. 30 at the Philippine Arena. The announcement came today, July 24, via the artist's official website justinbiebermusic.com: "Due to unforseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over last 18 months. He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150...Keep on reading: Justin Bieber cancels remaining tour dates including Manila

  • Duterte: PHL to enter joint oil exploration project with China

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday revealed that the Philippine government could team up with China for a joint oil exploration project within the disputed maritime region.

  • Opposition: Duterte rambled, bullied way through 2nd SONA

    MANILA -- For Akbayan Party-list Rep. Tomasito Villarin,Monday'stwo-hour State of the Nation Address was just a "classic Duterte showtime." "Rambling, shouting, warning, and bullying his 'enemies.' He knows what issues click, what emojis to use. To be populist than being right," said Villarin, a member of the opposition Magnificent Seven bloc. Amid all that, Villarin pointed out that he failed to mention certain key social issues including those that have been part of his campaign promises. "Again, no mention of endo, coconut farmers' trust fund, other social legislation. Frustrating!" he said in a message sent to reporters. Anakpawis Party-list Rep. Ariel Casilao of the ...Keep on reading: Opposition: Duterte rambled, bullied way through 2nd SONA

  • Budget deficit more than doubles in June

    Expenditures surge amid mild revenue growth The Philippine government’s budget deficit more than doubled in June from a year earlier and from May, pushing the year-to-date tally far beyond the limit set for the month as revenue collections barely grew while expenditures soared. The deficit hit P90.9 billion in June, swelling by 101 percent from [...]

  • Deadly gang war gave birth to hit Fil-Am TV show in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska --- Barely three years after Nez Danguilan first arrived in Anchorage, Alaska, in 1991, a 14-year-old Filipino teenager was killed in a ruthless gang war here, involving young Mexican and Asian gang members. As a small ethnic community, with an estimated 5,000 Filipinos working mostly at canneries and military bases at the time, Danguilan recalls that most Alaskans were largely unfamiliar with Filipinos. "That deadly gang incident did not help, either," he said. "Filipinos were depicted, particularly in the media, as a liability." Awash with negative stories about the Filipino community, Danguilan says it was a turning point for him and fellow Filipinos to ...Keep on reading: Deadly gang war gave birth to hit Fil-Am TV show in Alaska

  • 19 traders keen on bidding for 250,000-MT rice for PH

    At least 19 foreign rice traders are interested in bidding today, Tuesday, to supply the 250,000 metric tons of rice needed by the Philippines, the National Food Authority (NFA) said. NFA Deputy Administrator Tomas Escarez, who chairs the Special Bids and Awards Committee, said the traders are from Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar. Manila is [...]

  • CPP's Sison says Duterte's 'lack of interest' led to scuttling of talks

    Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria 'Joma” Sison, responding to comments made by President Rodrigo Duterte during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), said that the peace between the Philippine government and the communist insurgents had failed because of the president's 'lack of interest.'

  • Turkey tries anti-Erdogan journalists on 'terror' charges

    ISTANBUL, Turkey –  Staff from one of Turkey's most respected opposition newspapers on Monday, July 24, rejected as absurd "terror" charges against them on the first day of a trial which has intensified alarm over press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 17 defendants from the Cumhuriyet daily were ...

  • China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

    BEIJING -- A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:


    China opens movie theater on disputed island

    China has opened a state-of-the-art movie theater on disputed Woody Island in the South China Sea's Paracel group in an effort to improve quality of life for the roughly 200 civilians and military personnel on the tiny landmass.

  • Duterte warns miners: Spend on rehab 'or I'll tax you to death'

    MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 24, warned mining companies of steep taxes if they do not spend enough on the rehabilitation of areas that host their operations. Duterte gave the warning in his   second State of the Nation Address  as he reiterated his bid to ensure responsible mining operations in ...

  • Protests greet Duterte's 2nd State of the Nation Address

    SIMULTANEOUS protests in Visayas and Mindanao were held hours before the second State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, Monday, July 24.

    In Bacolod, former Bayan Muna partylist Representative Neri Colmenares led the burning of photos of National Security Adviser Hermones Esperon, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief General Eduardo Año and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in a protest held at the Bacolod public plaza.

  • China defends repatriation of North Koreans

    BEIJING, China –  China on Monday, July 24, defended its repatriation of North Koreans who have escaped across its border after a United Nations envoy voiced concern about increasing detentions and expulsions. Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, said last week he had ...

  • Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul bombing

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a horrific attack in the Afghan capital that killed 24 people and wounded 42.

    A statement released to the media by the Taliban said they carried out the suicide car bombing. The early morning attack targeted a bus carrying employees of the mines and petroleum ministry.

  • On eve of House tobacco probe, Imee Marcos appears in Congress

    MANILA, Philippines – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos was spotted at the Batasang Pambansa ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 24. Marcos skipped the red carpet, telling reporters that her presence at the SONA does not mean she ...

  • Wonder Woman sequel gets a title: 'Wonder Woman II'

    SAN DIEGO -- Wonder Woman has a few reasons to celebrate. As of Sunday, July 23, the superhero pic is now the highest-grossing film of the summer with $398 million from North American theaters, and the sequel is official.

    Warner Bros. is not saying much about the inevitable follow-up to the smash hit, but the studio did flash a title card with the words "Wonder Woman II" during its Comic-Con presentation Saturday.

  • Congressional franchises for casinos, mining 'reeks of vested interest'

    MANILA, Philippines – Opposition legislators questioned the House leadership’s push to require congressional franchises for operators of casinos, public transportation, and mining companies. At the opening of the 17th Congress’ second regular session on Monday, July 24, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he wants Congress to add ...

  • Indonesian leader: Shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest

    JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said police should shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest because of a narcotics crisis facing the country.

    Presidential spokesman Johan Budi said Sunday that Jokowi made the comments at a recent meeting of an Indonesian political party.

    "We have to take firm action. If drug dealers who operate in Indonesia fight back when arrested, officers can shoot them, because we are in a narcotics emergency position now," Jokowi said, according to his spokesman.

  • Death penalty bill still not a Senate priority – Pimentel, Recto

    MANILA, Philippines – The controversial bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty is still not a priority of the Senate in its second regular session of the 17th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said the death penalty bill would have no special treatment ...

  • Ride-hailing app Grab raises $2.5 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Japan's Softbank and China's top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing are pouring $2 billion into the latest round of financing by cash-hungry Southeast Asian taxi app Grab.

    Grab said Monday that it expects another $500 million will come from other existing and new investors. Its last announced cash injection was in September when it raised $750 million led by Softbank, whose chief executive Masayoshi Son is Japan's richest person and a self-styled tech visionary.

  • FULL TEXT: ‘We must exceed the standard we set' – Pimentel

    MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Monday, July, 24, presented the Senate's priorities as both houses of Congress opened the second regular session of the 17th Congress. Below is the full text of Senator Pimentel's opening speech: Good morning my dear colleagues and ...

  • Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

    LONDON -- It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.

    The brevity of that 1997 call troubles Prince William and Prince Harry to this day — for their mother, Princess Diana, would die in a car crash that night.

  • Alvarez says option for dissolution 'makes marriage stronger'

    MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Panteleon Alvarez on Monday, July 24, said legislation that would introduce the option of  civil unions and dissolution of marriage would “make marriage stronger,” as he laid out the House of Representatives’ legislative priorities for the year ahead. “Ang kagandahan niyang batas ng civil union at ...

  • Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care

    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump expressed his frustration with Republicans on Sunday, July 23, saying they "do very little to protect their President."

    In one of several tweets issued in the afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support happens even with "some that were carried over the line on my back."

  • House prioritizes BBL, bills on same-sex civil unions, gov’t reorganization

    MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez wants the House of Representatives to prioritize this year the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and bills on civil unions and government reorganization. The Davao del Norte 1st District representative outlined the House’s legislative agenda as he opened ...

  • 9 dead in USA immigrant-smuggling attempt

    SAN ANTONIO -- At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday, July 23, was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

    The driver was arrested, and nearly 20 others rescued from the rig were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke, officials said.

    "We're looking at a human-trafficking crime," said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, calling it "a horrific tragedy."

  • Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

    JOHANNESBURG — A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-

  • Ill Nigerian president appears in rare photo – presidency

    ABUJA, Nigeria – An apparent photo of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was posted on Twitter Sunday, July 23, offering a rare glimpse of the ill leader since his departure for London for medical treatment in May. Posted from the official Twitter account of the Nigerian presidency, the picture shows the ...

  • New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'

    WASHINGTON DC, USA – Donald Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci vowed Sunday, July 23, to usher in a fresh start in the White House, beginning with a clampdown on unauthorized leaks that have led to months of largely unfavorable headlines. "One of the first things I want to do ...

  • Taliban seize 2 districts, kill wounded police

    KABUL — Taliban fighters overran a second district headquarters in as many days on yesterday, this one in western Ghor province, the provincial police chief

  • Jordan Spieth comes back from brink to win British Open

    SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth recovered from the brink of a disastrous collapse to regain his nerve and win the British Open with a breathtaking late flourish at Royal Birkdale on Sunday, July 23 (Monday Manila time). The 23-year-old American ended up shooting ...

  • Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

    JERUSALEM — Israel installed new security cameras yesterday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was consider

  • Big business winners, losers in Duterte's 1st year

    MANILA, Philippines – Majority of the Philippines' most valuable companies have continued their growth trajectory that started to build up even before President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016. A year into Duterte's 6-year term, the firebrand leader has partly made good on his promise that he will leave businessmen on their ...

  • Ben Affleck to fans: I'm still Batman, despite rumors

    SAN DIEGO — Ben Affleck is still Batman. The actor shot down rumors that he would be hanging up his cape for the stand-alone Batman film, even though he recently ceded directing responsibilities.

    Speaking to a crowd of about 6,500 fans at San Diego Comic-Con, Affleck unequivocally assured the crowd that he is still starring in "The Batman."

  • Aquino: 'Significant effort' to curb illegal drugs during my term

    MANILA, Philippines – A year after President Rodrigo Duterte launched a popular but controversial war on drugs, his predecessor defended his own administration’s work in curbing the illegal narcotics industry. “If you notice the peak was way, way [up], 6.7 million. We got in, [it was] 1.7 [million], dropped to ...

  • Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

    TOKYO — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

    The robot found large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers as thick as 1 meter (3 feet) on the bottom inside of a main structure called the pedestal that sits underneath the core inside the primary containment vessel of Fukushima's Unit 3 reactor, said the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co.

  • 'Stranger Things' Season 2 trailer is a real 'Thriller'

    CALIFORNIA, USA – Nostalgic horror sensation Stranger Things unveiled a new trailer set to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" on Saturday, July 22 as it built buzz for season two at the San Diego Comic-Con fan convention. The Netflix series – about a gang of 1980s children looking for their missing friend – ...

  • Pinoys weigh in on Duterte's promises

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is set to deliver his second State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 24.

    Duterte, in his first Sona in July 25 last year, promised to eliminate drugs in the country, restore death penalty, implement the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law, preserve the environment, end contractualization, expand and improve the construction and rehabilitation of roads and the irrigation, restore peace in the communities and provide enabling environment conducive to the resumption of the peace talks, and shorten processing time of documents.

  • Venezuelan opposition readies another strike

    CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's opposition on Saturday, July 22, called a fresh 48-hour general strike against embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to have the constitution rewritten giving him broader powers. "We are calling out the entire (Venezuelan) people, all groups in society, for a 48-hour strike" Wednesday and Thursday lawmaker ...

  • Congress extends martial law in Mindanao until end of 2017; Agri bureau to hold more garlic, onion training for farmers; Everyday life: Getting things done as PWD

    EXTENSION. The Philippine Congress has extended martial law in Mindanao for another five months, or until December 31, to authorize government forces to enforce continued offensives against the Maute terror group in Marawi City.

  • Yarnbombers warm Baguio City streets with cuddly graffiti

    BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Baguio has its share of the ugliest graffiti. But it also seems to have the cuddliest. Artist Dumay Solinggay and her merry bunch have started “yarnbombing” Session Road last week, making the cold city warmer. “It’s the onset of rainy season and a few months ...

  • Who's avoiding sex, and why

    SEX has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex feeds our identity and is a core element of our social life.

    But millions of people spend at least some of their adulthood not having sex. This sexual avoidance can result in emotional distress, shame and low self-esteem – both for the individual who avoids sex and for the partner who is rejected.

    Yet while our society focuses a lot on having sex, we do not know as much about not having it.


Bus collides with van; 6 dead, 15 hurt

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines – Six persons were killed while 15 others suffered serious injuries when a van collided with a passenger bus alo ...


PBA DL: Marinerong Pilipino nears quarters

By JONAS TERRADO Games Today (Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City) 3 p.m. – Flying V vs Zark's Burgers 5 p.m. – CEU vs Cignal Marinerong Pilipino flirted at res ...

Jarata, Quitara post Sta. Rosa ‘trebles’

Alexie Jarata and Laurenz Quitara came away with two victories in their respective divisions then added a doubles crown each to dominate the Palawan Pawnshop-Pa ...


Light to moderate rain expected over Luzon, Visayas are ...

PAGASA reported in a Tuesday morning forecast that Luzon and the Visayas would be under the influence of a low-pressure area, which was 440 kilometers ...

Microsoft Paint brushed aside

Microsoft on Monday announced the end of days for its pioneering Paint application as it focuses on software for 3-D drawing.


Calata faces delisting proceedings after repeated viola ...

THE Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has initiated involuntary delisting proceedings on Calata Corp. for 55 violations of the Revised Disclosure Rules of the ...

Application by analogy: The (un)favorable effect

For obvious reasons, taxation plays a big role in a corporation’s choice of business model and structure in any jurisdiction.


Want better muscles? More protein may help...up to a po ...

People who regularly do resistance exercises may get stronger and build more lean muscle mass when they add more protein to their diet, a recent study suggests.


Villanueva shows off Cebu

A big stride for Cebuanos comes in the upcoming film Patay na si Hesus by director Victor Kaiba Villanueva, which will be showing in cinemas nationwide for t ...

Justin Bieber cancels remainder of world tour without e ...

LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Justin Bieber canceled the remainder of his "Purpose" world tour due to unspecified "unforeseen circumstances," his tour publicist said ...