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  • 1 month Cool Smashers seek ‘perfect’ 10 sans Valdez, Morado Philstar |Sports
    Creamline puts its long unbeaten run on the line sans two key players while PacificTown Army and Motolite likewise try to keep their own streak going against struggling rivals ... more
  • 1 month 20 dead as truck falls down ravine in South Cotabato Philstar
    "The truck was full of passengers from a family gathering in a resort in General Santos City," T'boli Mayor Dibu Tuan told reporters. ... more
  • 1 month Juvic eyes new record as ICTSI Del Monte begins Philstar |Sports
    An explosive start looms among the best and the brightest as the ICTSI Del Monte Championship blasts off Wednesday at Del Monte Golf Club here in Manolo Fortich. ... more
  • 1 month UAAP 82 badminton tiff fires off Philstar |Sports
    The UAAP Season 82 Badminton Tournament reels off Wednesday with three men's and three women's ties at the Centro Athletico Badminton Court in Quezon City. ... more
  • 1 month POGO workers get bigger salaries than call center employees Philstar |Biz
    Workers in online casinos in the Philippines received higher salaries than those employed in call centers. ... more
  • 1 month ADB President Takehiko Nakao announces resignation Philstar |Biz
    The Asian Development Bank announced Tuesday the resignation of its president, Takehiko Nakao. ... more
  • 1 month Next Gilas coach could be European Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine men’s basketball team could be handled by a European coach in the future. ... more
  • 1 month At least 150 homes in Tawi-Tawi lost to ‘Marilyn’ Philstar
    Worst hit were coastal villages in Bongao, capital town of Tawi-Tawi, where 143 houses were damaged, according to the PDRRMC. ... more
  • 1 month Forest Hills makes move at home; Sta. Elena stays ahead Philstar |Sports
    Forest Hills cashed in on its local knowledge and came away with victories in Classes A and C even as Sta. Elena hung on to the overall lead with a runner-up finish in Class B after the penultimate leg of the 2019 Champion WGAP Circuit. ... more
  • 1 month EV battery use to fuel demand for Philippine metals Philstar |Biz
    The Philippines is expected to derive dividends from higher consumption of metals used in batteries of electric vehicles (EVs) amid the global shift to electric cars, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service. ... more
  • 1 month Saints explode for 180 points in D-League match Philstar |Sports
    BRT Sumisip Basilan – St. Clare staged a shooting clinic and won by a mile while TIP pulled off its own win to complete the Final Four cast in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Paco Arena in Manila yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Meralco seeks early approval of 455-MW Quezon power plant Philstar |Biz
    Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is appealing to regulators to approve its power plant in Quezon province to augment supply in the Luzon grid, which would lose about 600 to 900 megawatts (MW) of capacity during the shutdown of the Malampaya gas facility next month. ... more
  • 1 month 100 fights on tap in NCA 6-stag derby Philstar |Sports
    The hosts of the National Cockers Alliance 6-stag derby circuit are looking at 100 fights to be held today at the Ynares Sports Complex in Pasig City. ... more
  • 1 month Axelum lowers maximum IPO price Philstar |Biz
    Axelum Resources Corp. has lowered its maximum initial public offering price to P5.72 per share from P6.81 per share. ... more
  • 1 month Streaking Stags face skidding Altas Philstar |Sports
    Allyn Bulanadi will be a marked man when San Sebastian goes for a sixth straight win at the expense of sinking Perpetual Help today in the 95th NCAA basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City. ... more
  • 1 month Grenades recovered near mayor’s office Philstar
    Two fragmentation grenades and a 40 millimeter projectile were recovered near an unfinished children’s park in this city yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month TNT, Blackwater, SMB begin T12 campaign Philstar |Sports
    Blackwater, San Miguel and Talk ‘N Text begin their quest for international glory today when they represent the PBA in the East Asia League Terrific 12 at the Tap Seac Stadium in Macau. ... more
  • 1 month P1-million reward eyed for arrest of Amado Espino Jr. ambush suspects Philstar
    The provincial board is planning to give a reward of P1 million for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of last week’s ambush that left former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr. wounded and his police escort and driver dead. ... more
  • 1 month Gin Kings eye revenge vs Korean ballclub Philstar |Sports
    Never-say-die Ginebra collides with South Korean ballclub Changwon LG Sakers anew today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum as part of the Gin Kings’ final build-up for the upcoming 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup. ... more
  • 1 month Philippines monitoring Ebola outbreak in Congo Philstar
    The Philippine goverrnment is monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent the spread of the disease in the country, an official said yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month 4 Pinoy karters seeing action in Italy Philstar |Sports
    Al Miguel Quinones, Miguel Judd Angeles and Tara Laconico clinched slots in the small but compact Philippine karting team that will join former Asian junior champion Bianca Bustamante in the ROK Cup Superfinals on Oct. 9 to 13 at South Garda Karting Track in Lonato, Italy. ... more
  • 1 month Infant seized from Isabela hospital rescued in Ilocos Sur Philstar
    A male infant taken from a hospital in Isabela on Tuesday was rescued in a house in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur on Sunday. ... more
  • 1 month MVP brings World Cup back to Asia Philstar |Sports
    SBP chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan yesterday revealed that he thought it was impossible to bring the FIBA World Cup back to Asia after China clinched the hosting rights this year but with an imaginative concept harnessing the resources of three countries in the first-ever consortium to bid for the event, the impossible happened. ... more
  • 1 month Man, freed from jail, shot dead in Quezon City Philstar
    A man who had been released from jail on drug charges was gunned down at his house in Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City on Sunday night. ... more
  • 1 month Cebu celebrates 27th Press Freedom Week Philstar |Opinion
    This week is the 27th Cebu Press Freedom Week, something that our counterparts in Manila never commemorated. ... more
  • 1 month AWOL cop caught driving stolen car Philstar
    A policeman absent without official leave (AWOL) was arrested after he was caught driving a stolen car in Quezon City on Sunday night. ... more
  • 1 month $100 Philstar |Opinion
    Until last Friday, oil prices were pleasantly wafting downwards, seemingly destined to remain below the $60 per barrel level. ... more
  • 1 month Manila Water allots P115 billion for full sewer, sanitation coverage Philstar |Biz
    Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc. is spending P115 billion for a full sewer and sanitation coverage by 2037. ... more
  • 1 month Ex-cop tagged in BIR execs’ kidnapping slain in Cavite Philstar
    A former police officer tagged in the kidnapping of officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and his companion were killed in an alleged shootout with law enforcers in Kawit, Cavite yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Arbitral ruling: The ace Duterte wasted Philstar |Opinion
    The landmark ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in 2016 that favored the Philippines over China was a legal leverage that President Duterte could have used in his negotiations with President Xi Jinping, but he squandered it. ... more
  • 1 month BDO raising P5 billion via LTNCD issuance Philstar |Biz
    BDO Unibank Inc. is raising at least P5 billion via the issuance of long-term negotiable certificates of deposits (LTNCDs) as part of efforts to diversify its funding sources and support its business expansion plans. ... more
  • 1 month Pampanga judge inhibits from Jee Ick-joo cases Philstar
    The judge who approved bail for the alleged mastermind in the killing of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo has inhibited from hearing the cases. ... more
  • 1 month The plight of Filipino rice farmers Philstar |Opinion
    I have written in several columns past how important I think our farming and agriculture is here in the Philippines. ... more
  • 1 month Are you doing your part? Philstar |Biz
    Abraham Lincoln once said, “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ... more
  • 1 month 2 robbers slain in Malate Philstar
    Two alleged robbers died after they allegedly engaged police in a shootout in Malate, Manila yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Have rice, will eat Philstar |Opinion
    In just a few weeks, 2.6M small holder farmers from the mountains to the lowlands will start harvesting their palay. ... more
  • 1 month Puerto Princesa holds business forum to attract investors Philstar |Biz
    The city government of Puerto Princesa, under the stewardship of Mayor Lucilo Bayron, together with its private sector and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will host a business forum on Sept. 25 at the Luzon/Visayas Ballroom of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City. ... more
  • 1 month Isko Moreno threatens to close 2 malls selling stolen phones Philstar
    Manila Mayor Isko Moreno yesterday warned Tutuban shopping center and Isetann mall of closure within 72 hours if they continue to sell stolen cell phones and gadgets. ... more
  • 1 month EDITORIAL – Rice hoarding Philstar |Opinion
    Since Republic Act 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law took effect seven months ago, the Department of Agriculture estimates that some 2.4 million metric tons of rice imports have arrived in the country. ... more
  • 1 month CITIRA saga Philstar |Biz
    Getting a bill to pass through the legislature can be a mean feat, and this is so true for House Bill 4157 or the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA) which was approved on third and final reading last week. ... more
  • 1 month DENR displays full might vs GSIS Philstar |Sports
    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) debuted triumphantly while National Housing Authority and Ombudsman scored contrasting wins in the 8th UNTV Cup over the weekend at the Pasig City Sports Center. ... more
  • 1 month More Minahang Bayan approvals seen this year Philstar |Biz
    The government expects at least six new Minahang Bayan applications to be approved within the year, an official of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) said. ... more
  • 1 month Jaraula seeks second straight win at home Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula heads to the ICTSI Del Monte Championship this week armed with an ego-boosting breakthrough win at Pueblo de Oro last weekend and the psychological advantage of playing on a course he calls home. ... more
  • 1 month T-bills fetch mixed results Philstar |Biz
    Treasury bills fetched mixed results yesterday as rates for the 91-day and 182-day securities declined, while rates for 364-day debt papers went up, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Anybody’s trophy in Macau Philstar |Sports
    Blackwater team owner Dioceldo Sy isn’t putting money down on any team in the Terrific 12 basketball tournament that starts with a four-game schedule at the Tap Seac Multi-Sports Pavilion in Macau today. ... more
  • 1 month Codiñera named 3×3 Elite League commissioner Philstar |Sports
    Jerry Codiñera has been appointed as tournament commissioner for the 3x3 Elite League Manila 2019 set to take place September 20-22. ... more
  • 1 month Confident Jaraula eyes 2nd straight win at home Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula heads to the ICTSI Del Monte Championship this week armed not just with a confidence boosted by a breakthrough win at Pueblo de Oro last weekend but motivated by the thought of playing on a course he calls home. ... more
  • 1 month UST’s Eya Laure named PVL Player of the Week Philstar |Sports
    After dealing with an ankle injury that had her sidelined for months, Eya Laure regained her lofty spot as the main scoring option of University of Santo Tomas. ... more
  • 1 month Petro Gazz Angels look to bounce back vs CMFC in Taiwan tilt Philstar |Sports
    The Petro Gazz Angels are looking to bounce back after their opening loss to Top Speed of Taiwan in the 2019 Taichung Bank International women’s volleyball tournament. ... more
  • 1 month Castro nails last SEAG golf slot Philstar |Sports
    Luis Castro, who captured the individual crown and powered the Philippines to the team championship in the Indonesian Amateur Open last month, clinched the fourth and last berth in the national men's team vying in the Southeast Asian Games. ... more
  • 1 month UAAP Sunday: UST, UP win as Adamson, NU bungle their endgames Philstar |Sports
    Last Sunday’s UAAP men’s basketball games can be summed up this way: one team won it while the other bungled it big time. ... more
  • 1 month Misuari followers turn over guns brought to peace assembly without authorization Philstar
    Soldiers on Sunday collected from followers of Nur Misuari dozens of firearms they carried in a peace rally on Saturday without authorization. ... more
  • 1 month UAAP Saturday: Upset-conscious UE and Ateneo on a roll Philstar |Sports
    The Saturday, September 14, UAAP men’s basketball games were a study in contrasts and probably offered views of team fortunes. ... more
  • 1 month Lady Luck smiles on UE’s Rey Suerte Philstar |Sports
    Rey Suerte did not shy away from the big stage, proving his worth for the Red Warriors en route to being hailed as the Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Press Corps UAAP Player of the Week. ... more
  • 1 month Grenades, ammunition dug up Philstar
    At least 50 pieces of vintage grenades and ammunition were dug up by a farmer as he was plowing his farm in Barangay Baro in this town on Saturday morning. ... more
  • 1 month St. Clare, TIP out to complete Final Four cast Philstar |Sports
    Group B top-seeds BRT Sumisip Basilan-St. Clare and TIP look to take care of their own win-once incentives and complete the Final Four cast in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup when they face underdog quarterfinal rivals Hyperwash and Black Mamba, respectively, today at the Paco Arena in Manila. ... more
  • 1 month Business rivalry eyed in resto grenade attack Philstar
    Police probers are looking into a business rivalry as a possible motive behind the grenade-throwing incident in front of a restaurant in San Miguel, Manila on Saturday afternoon. ... more
  • 1 month Inaugural triathlon at New Clark City set Philstar |Sports
    All is set for the New Clark City Triathlon which is the first triathlon event to be held at the New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac on Oct. 19-20. ... more
  • 1 month Las Piñas, Pateros police chiefs swap posts Philstar
    The chiefs of police of Las Piñas City and Pateros switched posts yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Hopes high on Blu Girls’ bid to make Tokyo Games Philstar |Sports
    Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) president Jean Henri Lhuillier is upbeat about the Phl Blu Girls’ chance to clinch a Tokyo Olympic slot in the WBSC Asia/Oceania Qualifier on Sept. 24-29 at Shanghai, China. ... more
  • 1 month Motorcycle theft suspect killed by cop Philstar
    A man was killed while his cohort was arrested after they allegedly attempted to steal the motorcycle of a policeman in Las Piñas City yesterday. ... more
  • 1 month Politicizing traffic Philstar |Opinion
    Every time Senator Grace Poe calls for a “hearing” at the Senate concerning traffic and related issues, my usual response is: Can you actually legislate solutions to improve traffic or has our traffic problem become click bait or media bait that ensures tri-media coverage for those attending the hearings? ... more
  • 1 month Samar town exec, wife shot dead Philstar
    A municipal councilor in Samar and his wife were shot dead by unidentified assailants who barged into their house in Barangay Jose Rono, Jiabong yesterday morning. ... more
  • 1 month 100 years of cinema Philstar |Opinion
    These days I unwind at the end of the day by watching movies on Netflix. They can be addicting. ... more
  • 1 month Philippines promotes MICE to North American market Philstar |Biz
    The Philippines continues to promote the country’s meetings, incentives, conventions and Exhibition (MICE) market to buyers in North America. ... more
  • 1 month BJMP: Jail congestion rate drops Philstar
    The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has recorded a congestion rate of 394 percent following the release of 58,000 inmates with minor criminal offenses under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law. ... more
  • 1 month EDITORIAL – Beyond emergency powers Philstar |Opinion
    After three years, it looks like senators remain lukewarm to proposals to give President Duterte emergency powers to untangle the traffic mess particularly on EDSA. ... more
  • 1 month Government borrows 66% more in 7 months Philstar |Biz
    The government’s gross borrowings in the first seven months of the year jumped by 66.21 percent year-on-year as both domestic and foreign debt increased during the period, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported. ... more
  • 1 month Blacklisted Indian nabbed in Boracay Philstar
    Agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) have arrested a blacklisted Indian national who managed to reenter the country and work on Boracay Island in Aklan. ... more
  • 1 month The effect of karma Philstar |Opinion
    There is too much evil going on in this country despite her being a predominantly Catholic nation. ... more
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