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Red flags on Dengvaxia ignored, health reform advocate says

MANILA, Philippines — Health advocates and experts had cautioned former Health Secretary Janette Garin over the safety of Dengvaxia but their warnings were i

PSA: Unemployment rate slightly up in October

MANILA, Philippines — The unemployment rate in the country slightly increased in October 2017 compared to the same period last year, the Philippine Statistic

Pinoys in US protest activist 'crackdown' in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A group of Filipinos gathered at the Philippine Center in New York to protest activist killings in the Philippines and oppose the suppo

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON — Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan.

Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalition

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany's main center-left party, saying that only a co

AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces

UKHIA — The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset.

Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

TOKYO — Stock markets are mostly higher on yesterday as upbeat US jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support inv

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia announced on yesterday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 y

Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

CAIRO — Russian President Vladimir Putin, making his second visit to Egypt in as many years, held talks yesterday with his Egyptian counterpart on their coun

Poland's new govt to be sworn in; some ministers may be out

WARSAW — The government of Polish new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to be officially sworn in amid reports that some ministers may be replaced.

Duterte asks Philippine Congress to extend martial law

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on yesterday to extend the martial law he declared in the country's south by one year to ensure

Judge in Mile Long case named to Sandigan

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has named Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 141 Judge Maryann Corpus-Mañalac as his fifth appointee to the anti-graf

Art exhibit for kids/Christmas at Manila Bay

An artist compatriot, who made good in Austria with his paintings, is in town for a five-day art show, after a series of highly successful exhibits in his ad

PBA D-League Draft: Titans get crack at top pick

MANILA, Philippines — AMA Online Education gets another crack at the top pick as the PBA D-League holds its Rookie Draft today at the PBA Café in Metrowalk,

Carlo Biado, 2 others gain World 9-ball Last 64

MANILA, Philippines — Carlo Biado, Jeffrey Ignacio and Jeffrey de Luna stormed to their second straight victories in group play to move into the Last 64 of t

EDITORIAL - United against corruption

It’s the season of giving, when crooks expect more than the usual “gifts” to grease the wheels of government.

Exec in P6.4-B shabu case now BOC-NAIA collector

MANILA, Philippines — A Bureau of Customs collector implicated in the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling has been appointed by President Duterte as BOC district co

Corrupt DOF employees face tax, forfeiture cases

MANILA, Philippines — Employees and officials of the Department of Finance (DOF) and its attached agencies who are suspected of corruption would be charged w

Duterte’s promise to sack corrupt commissioners hangs

MANILA, Philippines — There was no word yesterday on whether President Duterte made good on his promise to fire members of an entire commission over corrupti

Davao, Western Visayas house helpers to get wage hike

MANILA, Philippines — Domestic workers in Western Visayas and Davao will get a salary increase starting Dec.

NFA defers decision on hike in palay buying price

MANILA, Philippines — The interagency National Food Authority has deferred discussions on a proposal to increase the buying price for unmilled rice or palay.

Biohacking: Health the technological way

As I have said repeatedly I have an aversion to chemicals because of the adverse effects they have on the liver, kidneys, and on the total system.

D’Friendly cops 3 titles in national duckpin open

MANILA, Philippines — The D’Friendly Bowlers dominated the recent 42nd PHIDBC (Philippine Duckpin Bowling Council) National Open championships by winning thr

Venus Williams, tennis goddess

Venus Williams is one of the most prominent tennis players of this era, having achieved essentially everything there is in her sport, but she keeps on going!

PDEA: Drop ‘Tokhang,’ ‘Double Barrel’

MANILA, Philippines — The head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has suggested that the slogans “Oplan Tokhang” and “Oplan Double Barrel” be d

Southwoods eyes strong start in Fil-Am elite class

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Southwoods hopes to come out strong sans its former top scorer as it kicks off its title retention drive in the Fil-Championship

TraPo in the government

Let’s not kid ourselves by hiding what’s already obvious.

Engineers, New Era 5 clash in NCRAA

MANILA, Philippines — Action in the Sta. Lucia Land-NCRAA men’s basketball tournament resumes today with three games on tap at the TIP Gym.

Lessons from the Calata case

Not every story has a good ending. The ones about love and money almost always leave somebody’s heart torn into pieces. The world knows that by now.

FIGBA derby final unwraps

MANILA, Philippines — The FIGBA National Bakbakan 12-stag derby kicks off its three-day finals today with over 100 fights featuring a slew of aces from the c

10 die in road mishaps

MANILA, Philippines — Two soldiers were among 10 persons killed in road accidents across the country in the past two days.

PNP, PDEA advance in UNTV Cup

MANILA, Philippines — Reigning champion Philippine National Police dropped a 68-76 setback to Government Services and Insurance System but still clinched the

BTr rejects all bids for T-bills

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) rejected yesterday all bids for Treasury-bills (T-bills) as the market asked for higher rates amid exp

Wesley So out of London chess with 8th straight draw

MANILA, Philippines — GM Wesley So failed to translate a pawn edge into a winning attack, settling for a draw with Sergey Karjakin and bowing out of the titl

Government wants 3rd telco operational by next year

MANILA, Philippines — The government wants the third telco player to break the duopoly and start operations by the middle of next year, the Department of Inf

Scar wars

Perfect skin is defined as a seamless organ, like fine cloth. But imagine how just a small tear on a silk cloth can destroy the way it looks.

Japan vows more aid for Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Japan has expressed its intention to provide more aid to rehabilitate and help address terrorism in Marawi.

127 Sayyaf men slain, 90 held in West Mindanao

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — A total of 127 Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed while 90 others were arrested this year, a military official said yesterday.

Making rural banks more relevant

If we really want inclusive growth, which means bringing more opportunities to the countryside for economic expansion, the government must put attention to m

155 volcanic quakes recorded around Kanlaon

MANILA, Philippines — At least 155 volcanic earthquakes were recorded around Mt. Kanlaon on Negros island in the past 24 hours.

Miriam Santiago deserves Quezon Service Cross — Senate

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has given its concurrence to President Duterte’s nomination of the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago for the Quezon Serv

Choose safe and non-toxic toys this christmas

So, you’re done shopping for toys for your godchildren, whether they’re naughty or nice?  You’ve made your Christmas list and checked it twice, right?

AFP vows to uphold human rights

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has pledged to uphold “every day” the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the world cele


The administration is seeking Congress’ nod for extending martial rule in Mindanao for another year.

Thirdy Ravena dribbles his way to UAAP Finals’ MVP

Carving out his own name under the shadow of a popular father and a popular older brother would have been hard for UAAP Season 80 Finals’ MVP Thirdy Ravena h

PNG landowners clear new ICTSI port projects

MANILA, Philippines — International Container Terminal Services Inc.

Man hacks grandpa to death

MALOLOS, Philippines — A man was arrested for allegedly killing his grandfather in a hacking incident in Angat, Bulacan on Sunday.

New South Wales seeks stronger economic ties with Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — The government of New South Wales (NSW) is seeking to forge stronger trade and investment cooperation ties with the Philippines as it e

Eliminate domestic support, export subsidies, WTO urged

MANILA, Philippines — Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has called on World Trade Organization (WTO) members to eliminate trade-distorting domestic support and exp

LRWC, China group plan Boracay casino resort

MANILA, Philippines — Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. is betting big on the Philippines through a partnership with Leisure and Resorts World Corp.

Decapitated body found in Bataan

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines — A headless body of a man was found in Barangay Mabayo, Morong, Bataan on Sunday.

5 nabbed for marijuana

TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Philippines — Five persons were arrested for alleged possession of marijuana in Kalinga and Mountain Province on Sunday.

2 hurt in Cagayan ambush

TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Philippines — Two persons who were wounded in an ambush in Baggao, Cagayan on Sunday are now in stable condition in a hospital.

PFL sets Cebu-Negros knockout final in Bacolod

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines Football League (PFL) has set the knockout final of its inaugural season between regional rivals Global Cebu FC and Cer

How Georgina Wilson coped without a 'yaya' for her son

MANILA, Philippines — Can’t find a “yaya”? Do not worry because you are not alone.

Georgina Wilson calls for mandatory baby seats in cars

MANILA, Philippines — As a model, ‘it’ girl and entrepreneur, Georgina Wilson-Burnand has always been seen as glamorous and fashionable.

Red flag warnings in Southern California

As we begin our Christmas holiday celebrations in this part of the world, Southern California is battling six major fires.

Using people’s names in vain

When it comes to using people’s names in vain and gullibility, the Philippines certainly ranks one of the highest.

Best Christmas gift for our soldiers, cops

I am glad that President Duterte is fulfilling his campaign promise and raising the standard pay of our soldiers and policemen, many of whom have lost their

Christmas cheer

A micro entrepreneur I know has been trying to open a business in Muntinlupa. The application for a business permit was filed at city hall in mid-2017.

‘Megaphone diplomacy’

It is not overly optimistic to foresee a full restoration to normalcy of the Philippine relations with the European Union (EU) anytime soon.

LIST: 10 must-have vaccines for all ages

MANILA, Philippines — If you can buy expensive gadgets and gifts, why not put life-saving vaccines on your Christmas list?

Collagen in milk? The unlikely combo’s many benefits

MANILA, Philippines — When we say collagen, we immediately think of a beauty supplement to have supple skin and strong hair.

Bad behavior is contagious! (and so is good)

Last Sunday’s basketball game at the Araneta Coliseum was a spectacle for UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) followers.