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  • 4 weeks WATCH: Team Lakay’s Danny Kingad on Kobe Bryant’s impact in his life Philstar |Sports
    Athletes across all sports have been inspired by the legendary cager, and Baguio-based MMA fighter Danny Kingad is no different. ... more
  • 4 weeks Eala, partner enter semis of Australian Open juniors doubles Philstar |Sports
    While both Eala and Nugroho saw the end to their singles campaigns on Wednesday morning, the duo didn't falter against French foes Aubane Droguet and Selena Janicijevic. ... more
  • 4 weeks Philippine shuttlers to test mettle vs world’s best in Asia badminton tiff Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine men's and women's badminton team are looking to rack up international experience as the country hosts the Badminton Asia Team Championships in February. ... more
  • 4 weeks P6.8-M shabu seized in Marawi City buy-bust Philstar
    Authorities seized P6.8 million worth of shabu from two alleged drug dealers arrested in Marawi City on Wednesday morning. ... more
  • 4 weeks House of Representatives hosts Kobe Bryant exhibit Philstar |Sports
    Among the items shown in the exhibit were a rubber shoe that Kobe wore in a game in the Philippines and that he eventually gave away to the crowd. ... more
  • 4 weeks Perez claims PBA scoring honors; Fajardo is rebounding king Philstar |Sports
    CJ Perez distinguished himself as the first rookie in memory to clinch the scoring honors, June Mar Fajardo extended his reign as the king of the boards in PBA Season 44. ... more
  • 4 weeks Dear Kobe, from a Celtics fan Philstar |Sports
    I hate you, Kobe, because after everything you did for basketball — and for me — I didn't even get the chance to thank you. ... more
  • 4 weeks Patrombon, Anasta gain PPS Suarez Open quarters Philstar |Sports
    The top seeded Patrombon, seeking his first major title after a gold medal feat in the men’s doubles with Casey Alcantara in the 30th SEA Games last month, crushed Axel Bohon, 6-0, 6-0, in the first round then smothered Alejandro Barrientos, 6-1, 6-2, to arrange a Last 8 clash with Venz Alforque. ... more
  • 4 weeks Ateneo’s Almadro lauds return of key players for title defense Philstar |Sports
    Jho Maraguinot returned to the line-up after seemingly foregone her final playing year last season. Kat Tolentino also returned after what was a glorious ride into the sunset with Bea de Leon and Maddie Madayag after leading Ateneo to its third UAAP Women’s title in the last six years.  ... more
  • 4 weeks A year after the Jolo Cathedral bombing, a call for prayers and for unity Philstar
    Monsignor Romeo Saniel, apostolic administrator of the Vicariate of Jolo, on Wednesday called on Catholics in Sulu to continue praying for the full recovery of surviving blast victims from injuries and trauma. ... more
  • 4 weeks Danny Kingad raring for rematch with Demetrious Johnson Philstar |Sports
    Three months after his loss to Johnson in ONE: Century, Kingad feels that the result will be different should he face the Flyweight King this time around. ... more
  • 4 weeks Coroners identify Kobe Bryant remains in helicopter crash Philstar |Sports
    Through the use of fingerprints, Bryant's remains were identified along with three others two days after the tragedy according to news agency Agence France-Presse. ... more
  • 4 weeks 13 Pasig employees to undergo drug rehab Philstar
    Thirteen of 700 traffic enforcers of the Pasig City hall who tested positive for drug use last week would undergo rehabilitation to be shouldered by the city government, Mayor Vico Sotto announced yesterday. ... more
  • 4 weeks Central Command chief, 10 AFP officers promoted Philstar
    President Duterte has approved the promotion of Central Command chief Maj. Gen. Roberto Ancan to the rank of lieutenant general. ... more
  • 4 weeks 37 held for illegal gambling in Quezon City Philstar
    Police apprehended 37 people for violating Quezon City’s ordinance on illegal gambling on Monday. ... more
  • 4 weeks NCRPO chief gets second star Philstar
    The chief of the Metro Manila police force was promoted yesterday to two-star general. ... more
  • 4 weeks 2 Chinese, Pinoy shot dead Philstar
    Two Chinese and a Filipino were gunned down by unidentified assailants in Barangay Upper Bicutan, Taguig City yesterday. ... more
  • 4 weeks Palace orders PNP: Probe Chinese-run sex trade Philstar
    On messaging app WeChat, the girls are referred to as “new tea” or “fast food.” Chinese clients pay the girls for sex in hotel rooms rented by Chinese pimps. ... more
  • 4 weeks Barangay kagawad slain in Manila Philstar
    Investigators are looking into illegal drugs as the possible motive in the killing of a barangay kagawad in San Andres Bukid, Manila on Monday afternoon. ... more
  • 4 weeks Rape suspect arrested in Maguindanao Philstar
    Police arrested in Datu Odin Sinsuat on Monday a man wanted for two counts of rape in Zamboanga Sibugay. ... more
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months ADB President Takehiko Nakao announces resignation Philstar |Biz
    The Asian Development Bank announced Tuesday the resignation of its president, Takehiko Nakao. ... more
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months $100 Philstar |Opinion
    Until last Friday, oil prices were pleasantly wafting downwards, seemingly destined to remain below the $60 per barrel level. ... more
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months Are you doing your part? Philstar |Biz
    Abraham Lincoln once said, “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ... more
  • 5 months 2 robbers slain in Malate Philstar
    Two alleged robbers died after they allegedly engaged police in a shootout in Malate, Manila yesterday. ... more
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months 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
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