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  • 6 hours WATCH: LeBron James ‘practices’ with new teammates Davis, Cousins in NBA 2k Philstar |Sports
    Posting on his Instagram story, James is seen playing NBA 2k using the new-look Los Angeles Lakers with Davis and Cousins in the lineup. ... more
  • 7 hours Walang Pasok: QC suspends classes on Monday for SONA Philstar
    Classes in all levels in Quezon City will be suspended on Monday, July 22, for President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address. ... more
  • 7 hours 11-year-old Pinoy finishes second in World Cube Championship in Australia Philstar |Sports
    With an average solving time of 6.78 seconds, the 11-year-old bested more than 800 opponents in the competition, many of which were older and more experienced. ... more
  • 9 hours Azkals grouped with China and Syria in 2022 World Cup, 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Philstar |Sports
    After a 40-nation draw Wednesday at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, the Philippines is set to battle it out with China, Syria, Maldives and Guam. ... more
  • 14 hours Keith Thurman will exploit this key Manny Pacquiao disadvantage Philstar |Sports
    Keith Thurman is confident he will be able to hit and hurt even a fast Manny Pacquiao when they lock horns in their WBA welterweight title showdown. ... more
  • 18 hours Term deposit yields higher Philstar |Biz
    Term deposits yielded higher rates across the board on Wednesday amid the strong inflows of funds into the financial system as easing inflation and dovish US Federal Reserve give the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) more room to ease policy stance. ... more
  • 18 hours Rizal cop chief sacked over girl’s death in drug bust Philstar
    The director of the Rizal police was relieved from his post while three other police officers are facing charges in connection with the death of a three-year-old girl in a drug bust in Rodriguez, Rizal on June 29. ... more
  • 18 hours We can avoid a road to ruin Philstar |Opinion
    When you look at the state of the world, you might be worried that we are on a road to ruin. ... more
  • 18 hours Government set to impose SRP on imported rice Philstar |Biz
    The government will impose a suggested retail price (SRP) for imported rice as farmers sought intervention amid the continued decline in farm gate prices due to the liberalization of the industry. ... more
  • 18 hours EJ Obiena scores back-to-back in Italian tilts Philstar |Sports
    Days after improving the national mark that he himself set, Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena struck gold in the Citta di Padova Atletica Mondiale 2019 at the Stadio Euganeo in Padua, Italy Tuesday night, indicating his readiness to do good in the coming Southeast Asian Games. ... more
  • 18 hours Rigid Philstar |Opinion
    When Nicolas Sarkozy was president of France, among his major problems was a very high youth unemployment rate. ... more
  • 18 hours IRR issued for Ease of Doing Business Act Philstar |Biz
    The much-awaited implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Act, which provides a required period for government transactions to be completed, was finally signed by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Civil Service Commission (CSC) yesterday. ... more
  • 18 hours Bullpups defend Asean School Games crown Philstar |Sports
    After playing for Gilas Pilipinas Youth in the recent FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Greece, Carl Tamayo, Terrence Fortea and Gerry Abadiano will spearhead National University’s title-retention bid in the 10th Asean School Games starting tomorrow in Semarang, Indonesia. ... more
  • 18 hours Pag-IBIG multi-purpose loans hit record P25.6 B Philstar |Biz
    Pag-IBIG Fund disbursed an all-time high of P25.57 billion in multi-purpose loans (MPL), otherwise known as cash loans, for the benefit of 1,227,023 members during the first half of 2019. ... more
  • 18 hours Pacquiao locked, loaded for battle Philstar |Sports
    Despite Keith Thurman’s not too impressive showing in his fight against Josesito Lopez early this year, Manny Pacquiao isn’t taking the unbeaten American lightly and will enter the ring locked and loaded for battle when they face off for the WBA welterweight unified title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night (Sunday morning, Manila time). ... more
  • 18 hours Donation of paper microscope creates possibilities for students Philstar |Edu
    FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, delivered lightweight, portable and completely functional paper microscopes called foldscopes to Lingunan National High School (LNHS) before the start of the school year. ... more
  • 18 hours Cebu Landmasters eyes Xavier-Ateneo property Philstar |Biz
    Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) is eyeing to develop a 63.5-hectare property of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan in Cagayan de Oro City into a premier university town. ... more
  • 18 hours Thai, Japanese share lead in the wind, rain Philstar |Sports
    Thai Chonlada Chayanun hit two late birdies at the front to turn in a plucky three-under 69 in wet, windy conditions, catching Japanese Mayuna Furukawa at the helm at the start of the ICTSI Pradera Ladies Classic at the Pradera Verde Golf and Country Club in Lubao, Pampanga yesterday. ... more
  • 18 hours ‘7,000 schools still need government support’ Philstar |Edu
    Even with the supposed improvements in access and quality of education in the country, some 7,000 public schools nationwide still need various forms of government support, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said. ... more
  • 18 hours NLEX starts P1.6-B SFEX expansion plan Philstar |Biz
    Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. unit NLEX Corp. has commenced with the P1.6-billion capacity expansion of the Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX), which is expected to further ease travel in and out of the Subic Bay Freeport. ... more
  • 18 hours Thurman to Pacquiao: Game over Philstar |Sports
    Keith Thurman’s message to Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday was short, simple and strong. ... more
  • 18 hours Providing Pagsasarili preschools for Batangas (’05-’20) reaches milestone Philstar |Edu
    O.B. Montes-sori alumnus Eric Africa is currently Lipa City Mayor. ... more
  • 18 hours DOE defers suspension order on Semirara coal trading Philstar |Biz
    The Department of Energy (DOE) has deferred its coal trading suspension order on Consunji-led Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC). ... more
  • 18 hours 38 Philippine jins vie in Asian junior/cadet meet Philstar |Sports
    Thirty-eight Philippine taekwondo (kyorugi/poomsae) athletes target international honors when they compete in the Asian Junior and Cadet Poomsae Championships in Amman, Jordan on July 15-25. ... more
  • 18 hours Angara seeks discounts on basic services for students Philstar |Edu
    Sen. Sonny Angara has called for the grant of discounts on basic services such as food, medicine and school supplies for underprivileged students, recognizing that tuition and other school fees are only part of the myriad of expenses incurred by families for their children. ... more
  • 18 hours Man gets life for kidnapping student Philstar
    A Mandaluyong City court has sentenced to life in prison a 76-year-old man for kidnapping an 11-year-old student of a private school and his driver two years ago. ... more
  • 18 hours F2, Petron, Foton press hot drives Philstar |Sports
    F2 Logistics and Petron eye to keep their one-two spots while Foton seeks to sustain its streak when they collide with separate foes in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference triple header today at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. ... more
  • 18 hours Closure order vs Lumad schools hit Philstar |Edu
    Rights advocates stormed the Department of Education (DepEd) central office in Pasig City on Wednesday to denounce the closure order against 55 schools catering to indigenous peoples groups in Mindanao. ... more
  • 18 hours 5 Quezon City students stabbed ?by fellow student Philstar
    Five students of the Batasan National High School in Quezon City were injured after they were stabbed by a fellow student on Tuesday. ... more
  • 18 hours Olympic body resumes process to resolve conflict Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) takes the next step in the process prescribed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in resolving its long-standing leadership squabble by holding today’s extraordinary general assembly. ... more
  • 18 hours Marinduque State College now a university Philstar |Edu
    Republic Act (RA) 11334, which converts the Marinduque State College in the municipality of Boac into the Marinduque State University, was signed into law by President Duterte on June 26. ... more
  • 18 hours CA affirms dismissal of 3 Pasay cops Philstar
    The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the dismissal of three Pasay City policemen who extorted money from a couple they arrested in a supposed anti-narcotics operation in 2013. ... more
  • 18 hours KaTropa nail No. 1; Bolts get shot at No. 8 Philstar |Sports
    Sizzling TNT KaTropa soared to the No. 1 seeding while Meralco gained a playoff for the eighth and last quarterfinal spot after scoring big victories last night in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. ... more
  • 18 hours Abandoned motorbike causes stir near Army HQ Philstar
    An abandoned motorcycle outside the Philippine Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City caused alarm yesterday after bomb-sniffing dogs sat in front of the vehicle during inspection by military personnel. ... more
  • 18 hours Azkals drawn with two powerhouses Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine Azkals will have to go through powerhouses Syria and China as well as familiar teams Maldives and Guam as they bid to go deeper into the qualifying event of the 2023 FIFA World Cup and earn a second trip to the AFC Asian Cup. ... more
  • 18 hours 48 MMDA employees in ‘freezer’ over corruption Philstar
    All 48 members of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)’s anti-jaywalking unit were placed on floating status yesterday over alleged corruption. ... more
  • 18 hours Destined for war Philstar |Opinion
    China and the United States are currently on a collision course for war – unless both parties take difficult and painful actions to avert it. ... more
  • 18 hours Taguig judge loses ?P.3 M in gym Philstar
    A Taguig judge lost over P300,000 in cash and other valuables in a gym in Pasay City on Tuesday. ... more
  • 18 hours EDITORIAL – Cleaning up the BOC Philstar |Opinion
    Many employees of the Bureau of Customs have civil service eligibility and can be removed only for cause. ... more
  • 18 hours Metropolitan Insurance conservatorship lifted Philstar |Biz
    The Insurance Commission (IC) has lifted its conservatorship order against Metropolitan Insurance Co. Inc. after a Hong Kong-based firm agreed to infuse additional capital in the local insurer. ... more
  • 18 hours POEA warns teachers vs ?illegal recruitment in Japan Philstar
    The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned Filipino teachers aspiring to work in Japan about illegal recruiters. ... more
  • 18 hours Philippines, US dialogue on regional security Philstar |Opinion
    IT IS reassuring that despite President Duterte’s dalliance with China, the Philippines sat this week for serious talks with its only defense partner, the United States, on economic relations and regional stability. ... more
  • 18 hours Trump’s new tariff threat sends stocks tumbling anew Philstar |Biz
    The stock market continued to retreat yesterday, two days after Monday’s rally. ... more
  • 18 hours 1 dies, 5 hurt ?in road mishap Philstar
    A worker of an internet provider died and five others were injured after they were hit by a dump truck in Mandaluyong City before dawn on Tuesday. ... more
  • 18 hours Going back to the dark ages? Philstar |Opinion
    During a recent interview with the press, former president, former Manila mayor, and now citizen Joseph Estrada addressed the allegations of newly elected Manila Mayor Isko Moreno about the way the ex-mayor supposedly drove the city into debt and bankruptcy. ... more
  • 18 hours Business groups urge veto of Security of Tenure bill Philstar |Biz
    A broad coalition of business groups yesterday urged President Duterte to veto the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill and instead modernize labor regulations to suit the needs of labor-intensive industries. ... more
  • 18 hours Isko: I’m not anti-vendor Philstar
    Manila Mayor Isko Moreno yesterday denied he is anti-vendor, saying he is only against the prevalence of so-called “organizers” extorting money from vendors so they could sell their wares in the streets. ... more
  • 18 hours UNHRC: What we have here is a PR problem Philstar |Opinion
    Frankly speaking, I’m for leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for it has become a PR problem to the Philippines. ... more
  • 1 day Mayweather attendance in Pacquiao vs Thurman confirmed Philstar |Sports
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. will again show up for a Manny Pacquiao fight here in the Sin City. ... more
  • 1 day NU Lady Bulldogs fall short of upset against University of Northern Colorado in BLIA Cup debut Philstar |Sports
    The Lady Bulldogs outscored UNC, 14-5 in the final quarter of regulation to end regulation in a 60-all deadlock. ... more
  • 1 day NBA stars join in on FaceApp Age Challenge Philstar |Sports
    Ever wondered what NBA stars like Stephen Curry and LeBron James will look like 50 years from now? ... more
  • 1 day Why Manny Pacquiao isn’t interested in Keith Thurman’s most vulnerable moment Philstar |Sports
    Manny Pacquiao says he did not watch Keith Thurman's last fight wherein the undefeated fighter almost got knocked out. ... more
  • 1 day Beauty queen to auction Mikimoto crown for fishermen rammed by Chinese vessel Philstar |Art
    Miss International 1970 Aurora Pijuan has put her Mikimoto crown up for auction and will donate the proceeds to the 22 Filipino fishermen who recently made headlines after their boat was rammed by a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea.  ... more
  • 1 day Juan Brew taps third-party lab to test recalled Cosmic Carabao gin Philstar
    Local liquor manufacturer Juan Brew Inc. this week said it is holding its own probe into its recalled product Cosmic Carabao Gin, a sample of which was earlier found to have a high level of methanol. ... more
  • 1 day Beyond Go, Grow and Glow: An expert’s take on nutrition Philstar |Health sat down with Registered Nutritionist Dietician Timothy Ting to find out what nutrition is and what you can do to achieve your #FitnessGoals, not just this nutrition month but all-year long. ... more
  • 1 day Economic team to closely study new federalism drafts — Dominguez Philstar |Biz
    Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Tuesday the economic managers would closely examine new drafts of the proposed federal charter, adding that economic discussions on the possible shift in the form of government have been inadequate so far. ... more
  • 1 day Missing carabao leads to bloody brawl between Tabuk City families Philstar
    Cooler heads at the barangay hall tried to help iron out the families' differences on Monday afternoon, but they came to blows on the way home in Barangay Calanan, Tabuk City. ... more
  • 1 day LIST: Flights canceled due to ‘Falcon’ Philstar |Biz
    Domestic flights of carriers Cebu Pacific and Skyjet to and from northern Luzon provinces such as Isabela, Cagayan and Batanes were affected by the inclement weather. ... more
  • 1 day Thurman to Pacman: It’s game over! Philstar |Sports
    Keith Thurman’s confidence remains sky-high, and the unbeaten fighter again emphasized that the Manny Pacquiao era is about to end. ... more
  • 1 day Jaybie Mantilla makes rousing debut for UP Fighting Maroons in Taiwan tourney Philstar |Sports
    The former CESAFI MVP finished with 11 points and eight rebounds off the bench in his State U debut against National Taiwan Sports University. ... more
  • 2 days Ayala to transform Cavite racetrack into business hub Philstar |Biz
    The Ayala Group, one of the country’s biggest conglomerates, has bagged a deal to transform Manila Jockey Club’s 60-hectare property in Carmona, Cavite into a sprawling business hub. ... more
  • 2 days Law institutionalizing good governance award signed Philstar
    A law institutionalizing the award of the Seal of Good Local Governance to push more provinces, cities and municipalities to operate with more efficiency, effectivity and accountability has been signed. ... more
  • 2 days ‘Weakest link’ of the Philippines economy Philstar |Opinion
    Initially, Malacañang carefully couched its official confirmation last month on the resignation of Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and his transfer to another Cabinet post. ... more
  • 2 days David Koenigswarter makes music for mom Eva Abesamis’ birthday Philstar |Fashion
    The elegant social stalwart Eva Abesamis de Koenigswarter celebrated her sapphire birthday twice in lavish fashion, dahlings. ... more
  • 2 days Stocks retreat as investors take profit from bull run Philstar |Biz
    Investors were quick to take money from the market yesterday after the bulls came charging on Monday. ... more
  • 2 days Ex-councilor arrested for car rental scam Philstar
    A former councilor in Pampanga said to be involved in a car rental scam was arrested in Quezon City yesterday. ... more
  • 2 days EDITORIAL – National dengue alert Philstar |Opinion
    The provinces of Guimaras and Capiz have declared outbreaks of dengue. Since the start of the year, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has recorded 89 deaths out of 15,803 reported cases of dengue across the country, with the highest number recorded so far in the Visayas. ... more
  • 2 days Tan to serve as PAL’s transitional president Philstar |Biz
    Philippine Airlines (PAL) chairman Lucio Tan will serve as the company’s president in the meantime, as the airline continues to find someone to take the role permanently. ... more
  • 2 days Stags rip Cardinals apart; Blazers turn back Altas Philstar |Sports
    San Sebastian relied on the high-scoring duo of RK Ilagan and Allyn Bulanadi as it routed Mapua, 92-68, yesterday to seize a share of the lead with reigning titlist San Beda in the 95th NCAA basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City. ... more
  • 2 days DTI targets drop in logistics cost to 20% Philstar |Biz
    The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wants to bring down logistics costs to 20 percent or below as a percentage of sales of firms by yearend with the government’s issuance of a joint administrative order (JAO) and an executive order (EO) which will address high shipping costs. ... more
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