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  • 6 hours LRT-1 to close Roosevelt station Philstar
    The Light Rail Transit Line 1 will close its Roosevelt station from Sept. 5 to Dec. 28 to allow for the construction of a common station. ... more
  • 6 hours 6 SAP recipients held for drugs, gambling Philstar
    Six beneficiaries of the government’s social amelioration program have been arrested for alleged drug traficking and gambling in separate areas in Bulacan on Thursday. ... more
  • 6 hours Alfredo Lim hospitalized for COVID-19 Philstar
    The family and friends of former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim are asking for prayers after he was reportedly taken to an undisclosed hospital due to COVID-19. ... more
  • 6 hours Hidilyn’s training kitty draws P1.5million from MVPSF Philstar |Sports
    Hidilyn Diaz’s quest for an Olympic gold medal received a big boost after the Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation put in P1.5 million to help finance her training for the quadrennial games. ... more
  • 6 hours San Miguel losses hit P4 billion in H1 Philstar |Biz
    Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. incurred a net loss of P4 billion in the first half of the year, a hard landing from a P26.1 billion profit in the same period a year ago. ... more
  • 6 hours Bianca tracks down leaders with solid 69 Philstar |Sports
    Bianca Pagdanganan broke par after just four rounds in the pros, carding a 69 in the privacy of an early morning start then said she liked where she stood in an event big enough to unnerve the raw, inexperienced bidders. ... more
  • 6 hours RLC profit slips 8% to P3.7 billion in 6 months Philstar |Biz
    Robinsons Land Corp.posted an eight percent decline in its first half net income to P3.7 billion due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. ... more
  • 6 hours East Asia league set to take off Philstar |Sports
    The launch is set over a year away but East Asia Super League CEO Matt Beyer isn’t sitting around waiting for time to pass in laying the groundwork for what could become one of the world’s most watched basketball stages with a potential audience of two billion. ... more
  • 6 hours Nuclear power in energy mix by year-end — DOE Philstar |Biz
    The Department of Energy hopes to finalize the roadmap for the inclusion of nuclear power in the country’s energy mix by year-end after President Duterte signed an executive order supporting the Philippine nuclear energy program. ... more
  • 6 hours Eala trades shots with Nadal Philstar |Sports
    After training in front of Rafael Nadal last month, Filipino rising star Miko Eala experienced an even more special treat in sharing the court with the tennis superstar as part of his non-stop training in Spain. ... more
  • 6 hours No way to go but up Philstar |Biz
    If you see some condominium construction projects on hold, then that is the pandemic finally taking its toll on the local property market. ... more
  • 6 hours Chot says versatile big ideal for Gilas Philstar |Sports
    Former Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes batted for a tall naturalized player with a fine shooting touch to complement the nationals’ young core that should include a tougher Kai Sotto in the 2023 FIBA World Cup. ... more
  • 6 hours SM companies secure slots in global sustainability index Philstar |Biz
    SM Investments Corp. continues to be recognized as a constituent company in the FTSE4Good Index Series for its strong Environmental, Social and Governance performance, securing its status for the second consecutive year. ... more
  • 6 hours Let’s not kid ourselves Philstar |Sports
    On Aug. 4, The STAR featured an article by the esteemed and talented Rick Olivares, about the perils of collegiate sports recruiting. ... more
  • 6 hours Desolation in the heart Philstar |Biz
    NASA has launched its Mars 2020 Spacecraft to explore Mars and to determine if there is life in that planet. ... more
  • 6 hours 6 OFWs get financial aid Philstar
    Six distressed overseas Filipino workers received P3,000 each from the city government of Tabuk through the Public Employment Service Office. ... more
  • 6 hours How to save a life Philstar |Opinion
    The skies over London are changing now that the height of summer has passed. ... more
  • 6 hours Telcos brace for greater capex pressure in 2021 Philstar |Biz
    Regulatory pressure and looming competition are likely to push telecommunication giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. to further bolster spending next year, Fitch Ratings said. ... more
  • 6 hours LTO officer suspended over hair rebonding session Philstar
    A female officer of the Land Transportation Office in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte has been suspended for having her hair groomed during office hours. ... more
  • 6 hours EDITORIAL – Recession Philstar |Opinion
    Economic performance during the coronavirus pandemic is an indicator of the effectiveness of the response to the public health crisis. ... more
  • 6 hours BPI raises P21.5 billion via first issuance of COVID-19 bonds Philstar |Biz
    Bank of the Philippine Islands raised P21.5 billion through the first-ever COVID-19 bond offering at the domestic debt market, with proceeds aimed at helping micro, small and medium enterprises recover from the pandemic. ... more
  • 6 hours 60 more cops contract COVID-19 Philstar
    Sixty more police officers tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, according to a report released by the Philippine National Police on Thursday night. ... more
  • 6 hours The heart of the exile Philstar |Opinion
    The Penguin Book of Migration Literature edited by Dohra Ahmad is the first anthology of its kind. ... more
  • 6 hours ALI income falls 70% to P4.5 billion Philstar |Biz
    Ayala Land Inc. reported a net income of P4.5 billion in the first half of the year, a huge drop of 70 percent from the previous year. ... more
  • 6 hours Village chief nabbed for firearms, drugs Philstar
    A barangay chairman has been arrested for illegal possession of firearms and explosives as well as drugs in Payao, Zamboanga Sibugay. ... more
  • 6 hours Committed to human rights, basic reforms and just peace Philstar |Opinion
    Today, Aug. 8, this column pauses to pay respect to a man, born to a family of means and comfort, who opted to devote his life to the struggle for fundamental reforms and fight for the rights and welfare of the impoverished, exploited and oppressed in our society. ... more
  • 6 hours Index ends in red for 5th straight week Philstar |Biz
    Stocks ended yet another week in the red – the fifth straight week of losses – as the reimposition of a strict lockdown in the capital and a disappointing economic performance in the second quarter weighed heavily on investor sentiment, traders said. ... more
  • 6 hours Cop arrested over stolen vehicle Philstar
    A police official was arrested after he was caught driving a stolen vehicle in San Mateo, Rizal on Thursday. ... more
  • 6 hours Prepare and regroup Philstar |Opinion
    Lockdowns alone will never be enough against the virus. ... more
  • 6 hours North Cotabato farmers receive land titles Philstar
    Hundreds of farmer-beneficiaries of the government’s Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in North Cotabato have received land titles through a door-to-door delivery carried out by personnel and officials of the Department of Agrarian Reform. ... more
  • 6 hours -16.5% Philstar |Opinion
    The economy is now officially in recession. That is not news. All of us expected that. ... more
  • 6 hours Burglars hit nursery school Philstar
    A nursery school in Mandaluyong City owned by beauty titlist Lorraine Shuck was ransacked by burglars on Thursday. ... more
  • 6 hours The heart of the exile Philstar |Opinion
    The Penguin Book of Migration Literature edited by Dohra Ahmad is the first anthology of its kind. ... more
  • 13 hours San Miguel’s end-June losses due for reverse despite MECQ Philstar |Biz
    The diversified conglomerate said business is on a "rebound" in the second quarter. ... more
  • 15 hours Philippine basketball body on constant lookout for Fil-Am Gilas prospects Philstar |Sports
    Though the pandemic has put national team plans and programs on standstill, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is keeping an eye on Filipino-American prospects making noise abroad as possible part the GIlas Pilipinas’ future in both the youth and men’s teams. ... more
  • 15 hours Hidilyn Diaz gets P1.5M from MVP Sports for Olympic gold mission Philstar |Sports
    Interestingly, the financial aid came on the exact same day Diaz, who struck gold in the Eleiko Email International Lifters tournament done online on July 25, snared a silver medal in Rio de Janeiro four years ago. ... more
  • 15 hours Uncontrolled COVID-19 spread poses credit risk — Moody’s Philstar |Biz
    Moody's Investors Service, one of the three major debt watchers, said the pandemic spinning out of control risks widening budget deficits. ... more
  • 15 hours Chot Reyes rekindles coaching relationships overseas Philstar |Sports
    The 57-year-old tactician narrated his recent experience in the States, where he was able to rub shoulders with coaches in the NBA level prior to lockdowns due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. ... more
  • 16 hours Bianca Pagdanganan tracks down leaders with 69 Philstar |Sports
    Bianca Pagdanganan broke par after just four rounds in the pros, carding a 69 in the privacy of an early morning start then said she liked where she stood in an event big enough to unnerve the raw, inexperienced bidders. ... more
  • 16 hours Ott brothers give United City a killer midfield Philstar |Sports
    United City Football Club (UCFC) co-founder Eric Gottschalk announced that the Philippines Football League’s newest side has signed up Filipino-German brothers Manny and Mike Ott. ... more
  • 16 hours Boxers champion face masks under ‘new normal’ Philstar |Sports
    The "Nano Wave Mask" features a dynamic, filtered and unidirectional mask that gives the wearer both comfort and protection against the deadly virus that has halted the sports world. ... more
  • 17 hours Philippines’ top karateka thumbs down immediate return to national team Philstar |Sports
    It may take wounds to heal before the world’s second best online men’s karateka would get to wear the national team uniform again and represent the Philippines in international competitions. ... more
  • 18 hours Futsal: A rapidly growing sport Philstar |Sports
    The ultimate target is to have a long term training program to support a core training pool of a futsal women’s team that will hopefully compete in the Southeast Asian Games, Youth Olympic Games, and ultimately, AFC competition. ... more
  • 18 hours Bucks clinch No. 1 in East; LeBron-less Lakers fall to Rockets Philstar |Sports
    Behind 33 points from both Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton, the Bucks battled from 23 points down against Miami to improve their record to a league-best 55-14 and clinch the No. 1 spot. ... more
  • 18 hours OFW gives birth at NAIA assisted by Philippine Coast Guard frontliners Philstar
    An overseas Filipina worker who unexpectedly went into labor at the airport on Wednesday successfully delivered her baby with assistance from members of the Philippine Coast Guard. ... more
  • 20 hours Brandon Vera relishes fatherhood amid MMA break Philstar |Sports
    After all his accolades throughout his career, Vera now adds the title of father to his long list of accomplishments. ... more
  • 20 hours Filipino tennis ace Miko Eala hits with world No. 2 Nadal Philstar |Sports
    A product of the Rafa Nadal Academy in Malloca, Spain, Eala rubbed shoulders with the tennis legend himself. ... more
  • 1 day Alliance Global adopts 5-point strategy to cope with COVID-19 Philstar |Biz
    Alliance Global Group Inc. is adopting five strategies to recover from the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic. ... more
  • 1 day Bianca trades length for accuracy Philstar |Sports
    Forget the 300-yard barrier. Despite a forecast of fine weather in the next four days and given the length of the Highland Meadows Golf Club, Bianca Pagdanganan said she would be keeping her driver in the bag most of the time. ... more
  • 1 day Despite pandemic, PLDT maintains growth in H1 Philstar |Biz
    PLDT Inc. maintained its growth momentum and delivered healthy financial results in the first half despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... more
  • 1 day Hidilyn prays for another lift of faith Philstar |Sports
    It was a Sunday in beautiful Rio de Janeiro, four years ago on this date, when the Philippines ended a 20-year medal drought in the Olympics. ... more
  • 1 day 8990 Holdings net 125 more Philstar |Biz
    8990 Holdings Inc., the listed mass housing developer, reported a 12 percent hike in net income in the first quarter to P1.3 billion on sustained double-digit growth in revenues. ... more
  • 1 day Team Espejo shows up Team Daquis Philstar |Sports
    From tara flex to virtual arenas. ... more
  • 1 day Former ABS-CBN anchor joins PLDT management Philstar |Biz
    Multi-awarded financial journalist Cathy Yang has joined PLDT Inc. as group head of corporate communications, the telco giant announced yesterday. ... more
  • 1 day Local pros buoyed by NBA model Philstar |Sports
    The so-called “bubble” is working for the restarted season of the NBA so far, showing the PBA and other Philippine sports leagues a model to pattern at least portions of their own resumption plans. ... more
  • 1 day Numbers don’t lie Philstar |Biz
    “We are waging a losing battle against COVID-19,” jointly wrote 80 medical workers associations representing 80,000 doctors and a million nurses, as they pleaded for the government to re-impose a two week lockdown to prevent the healthcare system from collapsing amid soaring infections. ... more
  • 1 day KaTropa eye training bubble outside NCR Philstar |Sports
    The TNT KaTropa are considering Option B of the PBA’s training resumption plans, eyeing their sessions outside Metro Manila after the Big City’s return to the stricter modified enhanced community quarantine. ... more
  • 1 day Ilocos hog raisers reeling from ASF Philstar
    African Swine Fever has affected 29 towns and cities in Pangasinan and four towns in La Union, according to the Department of Agriculture. ... more
  • 1 day Alyssa’s pandemic lessons Philstar |Sports
    Volleyball phenom Alyssa Valdez was a guest on The Philippine STAR’s sports talk show “Beyond The Game With The Dean” last week and shared some of the lessons she’s learned during this pandemic. ... more
  • 1 day Army foils NPA attack Philstar
    Army soldiers foiled an attempt by suspected New People’s Army guerrillas to burn construction equipment in the town of Maasim in this province on Wednesday. ... more
  • 1 day P700 M for NAIA bag conveyor; budget for virus test kits: zero Philstar |Opinion
    A baggage conveyor belt at Ninoy Aquino International Airport is to be replaced for P700 million. ... more
  • 1 day On riders and safety Philstar |Opinion
    In a recent show I found out that 95 percent of motorcycle riders have not gotten the much needed education in terms of road rules and safety. ... more
  • 1 day Teacher nabbed for drugs Philstar
    Authorities arrested a public school teacher following a sting in Ramon, Isabela on Wednesday. ... more
  • 1 day When all else fails Philstar |Opinion
    One of the most unpleasant situations to find yourself in would be “to be right” and able to say: “I told you so,” especially if all you’ve been trying to do is help and share logical observation. Sadly, we are now in the position and receiving end of an “I told you so” moment. ... more
  • 1 day LGU shelter plans get support Philstar
    The Subdivision and Housing Developers Association, an organization of private developers, has committed to carry out the housing plans of local government units, according to the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development. ... more
  • 1 day The 2-week challenge Philstar |Opinion
    More jeepney drivers have taken to begging in the streets. ... more
  • 1 day LPA spotted off Palawan Philstar
    A low-pressure area spotted west of Palawan will dump scattered rains over the island as well as in the Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said yesterday. ... more
  • 1 day ‘Filipino lives matter’ Philstar |Opinion
    “Beyond these medical concerns, the country’s economic growth has further shrunk.” ... more
  • 1 day PXP Energy hikes stake in SC 72 Philstar |Biz
    Listed upstream oil and gas firm PXP Energy Corp. has raised its economic interest in Service Contract 72 offshore west Palawan. ... more
  • 1 day More frontliners test positive for COVID-19 Philstar
    More police and health frontliners are testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, authorities said yesterday. ... more
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