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  • 9 hours World Bank sees slower fall for remittances this year Philstar |Biz
    Inflows from Filipinos abroad would decline 5% year-on-year in 2020, the multilateral agency said in a global migration report with KNOMAD, a think tank. ... more
  • 11 hours Converge’s revenue surge fails to impress investors on debut week Philstar |Biz
    Share prices have tumbled 12% from Converge's initial price offer of P16.80. ... more
  • 12 hours Mineski, Moonton successfully launch ‘back to school’ program for student gamers Philstar |Sports
    The program included a series of activities that catered to student gamers to get them hyped and excited about the school year, as well as provides a hobby to help them de-stress from online schooling. ... more
  • 13 hours October inflation seen under control despite typhoon-induced supply woes Philstar |Biz
    Typhoons that damaged crops and disrupted food supplies unlikely prompted inflation to accelerate that much in October, thanks to lower oil and water prices, the central bank said on Friday. ... more
  • 13 hours Wesley So rules United States Chess Championships for 2nd time Philstar |Sports
    So, 27, split the point with Robson in 30 moves of a Ruy Lopez and the third-seeded Nakamura also in 30 moves of a Nimzo-Indian Defense to reclaim the title he last won three years ago and pocket the top purse worth a whopping US$40,000 (P2 million). ... more
  • 13 hours Inoue wants Casimero fight ‘as soon as possible’ Philstar |Sports
    Inoue, who was supposed to have already faced Casimero but was stymied due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said that the fighter out of Ormoc City is next on his list. ... more
  • 15 hours Pampanga Delta captures NBL Season 3 title Philstar |Sports
    Finals MVP Levi Hernandez duplicated his Game 1 performance, scoring 24 points in the title-clinching Game Four to lead the Delta to their first-ever NBL championship. ... more
  • 16 hours Eduard Folayang stakes career in ONE: Into The Matrix Philstar |Sports
    Having lost three of his last four outings in ONE Championship, Folayang is faced with a must-win situation against the Australian Caruso to keep himself competitive in the stacked Lightweight division of the promotion. ... more
  • 1 day Business leaders welcome easing quarantine restrictions Philstar |Biz
    Businesses welcome the easing of restrictions for shopping malls and commercial centers are prepared with health and safety measures in their establishments to ensure the safety of consumers who can now venture out of their homes. ... more
  • 1 day More Quezon City employees regularized Philstar
    The Quezon City government has granted permanent status to another batch of contractual employees as part of Mayor Joy Belmonte’s commitment to regularize long-time city hall workers. ... more
  • 1 day EDITORIAL – Psychological violence Philstar |Opinion
    With the Supreme Court affirming the conviction of a man for cheating on his wife and keeping a family with another woman, lawmakers may want to take a second look at Republic Act 9262, the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004. ... more
  • 1 day iAcademy wins Global Brands award Philstar |Biz
    Makati-based school iAcademy recently won an international award from UK-based publications company Global Brands along with other top-tier schools including Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Nanyang Technological University. ... more
  • 1 day South Korean wanted for fraud nabbed in Isabela Philstar
    A South Korean man wanted for fraud in his country was arrested at his hideout in Barangay Salinungan West, San Mateo, Isabela on Wednesday. ... more
  • 1 day From ‘unsolicited’ to ‘coveted’ Philstar |Opinion
    Where achievements are sparse, credit grabbers abound. ... more
  • 1 day SMC sees LNG plant operational in 2 years Philstar |Biz
    Food-to-infrastructure conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is boosting its power generation efforts as it targets to start operations of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Batangas in two years. ... more
  • 1 day PNP opens another molecular laboratory Philstar
    The Philippine National Police yesterday opened another molecular COVID-19 testing laboratory at Camp Crame where at least 90 officers can be tested daily, PNP chief Gen. Camilo Cascolan said. ... more
  • 1 day Sari-sari stores for micro-retailers launched Philstar |Biz
    The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc., Smart Communications, Unilever, Hapinoy, PASCO Philippines Corp., and US investment banking firm Jefferies LLC recently launched a joint Sari-Sari Store program aiming to jumpstart the early recovery of 400 micro-retailers in the Greater Manila area by giving them the opportunity to avail up to P10,000 worth of retailer packages. The launch was held as part of a virtual orientation for over 330 Hapinoy sari-sari store partners. ... more
  • 1 day Guce 2 adrift in Symetra Tour Philstar |Sports
    Clariss Guce scored a four-under 68 in her strongest start in a long while, standing two strokes off Slovenian Ana Belac at the start of the Carolina Golf Classic at Pinehurst No. 9 course in North Carolina Thursday. ... more
  • 1 day DTI unveils new marketing drive Philstar |Biz
    The Department of Trade and Industry has unveiled a new marketing campaign to position the country as an attractive and reliable place for trade and investments. ... more
  • 1 day Santa Ana rolls out mobile betting platform Philstar |Sports
    Horseracing enters the digital era with the recent rollout by Philippine Racing Club, Inc. of a mobile payment platform that enables racing fans to place wagers on their smartphones. ... more
  • 1 day Golden Haven memorial lots offer high investment return Philstar |Biz
    With the COVID pandemic halting price increases in property developments, investments in Golden Haven memorial lots are now getting on the radar of smart investors. ... more
  • 1 day Folayang vs Caruso tonight Philstar |Sports
    Filipino fighter Eduard Folayang seeks to resurrect his fading career as he clashes with Antonio Caruso tonight in ONE: Inside the Matrix in Singapore. ... more
  • 1 day Semirara income down 64% to P3 billion Philstar |Biz
    Semirara Mining and Power Corp. registered a 64 percent drop in its net earnings in the nine months to September due to lower prices and demand for coal and electricity. ... more
  • 1 day Chooks 3×3 protagonists clash in finale Philstar |Sports
    Family’s Brand Sardines-Zamboanga City tries to accomplish what it has set out to do, shooting for the grand championship to cap a dominant showing in the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 President’s Cup powered by TM earlier marked by three leg victories. ... more
  • 1 day Pagcor’s 9-month profit plunges 97% Philstar |Biz
    Earnings of state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. plummeted in the first nine months as its income from gaming operations suffered following the temporary suspension of casino operations due to the pandemic. ... more
  • 1 day Crown at Quest lobby: Ultimate goal for all Philstar |Sports
    The PBA has put on display the Emilio Bernardino Cup at the Quest Hotel lobby, reminding the 12 teams of the priceless ware awaiting the bubble champ. ... more
  • 1 day Six months into pandemic, MSMEs still hurting – ADB Philstar |Biz
    Six months into the pandemic, almost half of the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises still suffer from diminished revenues and capital shortage, according to an assessment of the Asian Development Bank. ... more
  • 1 day UCFC, Kaya off to winning start Philstar |Sports
    United City FC and Kaya-Iloilo drew first blood in the Philippines Football League bubble with identical 1-0 victories over separate foes Wednesday as football action finally got going at the PFF National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite. ... more
  • 1 day P19 million marijuana seized Philstar
    At least 162 kilos of marijuana bricks and stalks with an estimated value of P19.4 million were confiscated during a sting in Barangay Malabanias, Angeles City yesterday. ... more
  • 1 day Aces display resiliency Philstar |Sports
    Phoenix Super LPG was threatening to go two-for-two with Calvin Abueva back on board. But Alaska Milk had an ace up its sleeve. ... more
  • 1 day Leyte Army camp locked down Philstar
    The camp of the 93rd Infantry Battalion in Kananga, Leyte was locked down on Tuesday after 21 soldiers tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. ... more
  • 1 day How to prevent injuries Philstar |Sports
    It seems like the PBA bubble is haunted by injuries because players were rushed into competition without being in game-shape. ... more
  • 1 day Bong Go aids Pandi market vendors Philstar
    The office of Sen. Bong Go has distributed packed meals, food packs, face masks and face shields to 374 vendors at the Pandi public market in Bulacan. ... more
  • 1 day Corruption drive: Shame them, not just jail them Philstar |Opinion
    Grafters face not just indictment. Their misdeeds also are publicized. Modi operandi are detailed. The media dutifully report. ... more
  • 1 day PNP exec axed for raping quarantine violator Philstar
    The deputy police chief of San Miguel, Bulacan was relieved from his post yesterday for allegedly raping a quarantine violator. ... more
  • 1 day Barangay Development Plan Philstar |Opinion
    The Department of Budget and Management explains that the need to prepare a barangay development plan or BDP is in agreement with the budgeting principle that “local government budgets shall operationalize the approved local development plans” as mandated under Sec.305 of R.A. No. 7160. ... more
  • 1 day Soldiers clash with Abu Sayyaf in Sulu Philstar
    Two rifles were seized from Abu Sayyaf bandits following an encounter with Army Scout Rangers in Indanan, Sulu on Wednesday. ... more
  • 1 day Ancillary remedy Philstar |Opinion
    Every regularly constituted court has power to do all things reasonably necessary for the administration of justice within its jurisdiction and for the enforcement of its judgments and mandates. ... more
  • 1 day Magnitude 5 quake hits Batangas Philstar
    A magnitude 5 earthquake hit Mabini, Batangas yesterday. ... more
  • 1 day Corruption impunity Philstar |Opinion
    The biggest problem in any campaign to eradicate corruption in this country is that impunity set in a long time ago. ... more
  • 1 day Bulacan Bypass Road Phase 3 nearly complete Philstar |Biz
    The third phase of the Arterial Road Bypass project in Bulacan is on track for completion by December, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said. ... more
  • 1 day Case vs 113 bar customers junked Philstar
    The Makati prosecutor’s office has dismissed the charges filed against 113 people, including television host KC Montero, who were apprehended during a raid on a bar in the city for allegedly breaking quarantine protocols last June. ... more
  • 1 day Senate vindicated, and how Philstar |Opinion
    If there is one piece of legislative work that they do in Congress, Senate president Vicente “Tito” Sotto III vouches for each of the committee report that comes out from their “inquiry in aid of legislation” against alleged anomalies and venalities involving government officials and state agencies. ... more
  • 1 day Batangas placed under state of calamity after Typhoon Quinta Philstar
    Batangas province was placed under a state of calamity on Thursday following the onslaught of Typhoon Quinta (international name Molave) that had taken lives and cost millions in damage in various parts of Luzon. ... more
  • 1 day China Bank grows profits in third quarter Philstar |Biz
    The Sy-led lender netted P3 billion during the July-September period, up 21% year-on-year. ... more
  • 1 day BIR opens its doors to corruption probe opening salvo Philstar |Biz
    “It is a welcome move as it will assist us with our continuing effort to rid of BIR of the remaining ‘bad eggs,’” BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay said. ... more
  • 1 day Manila signs ordinance prohibiting gender discrimination Philstar
    "In our small step, we can at least make you feel that discrimination in Manila will not work. Discrimination cannot work because of social status - the poor, the middle class, the rich, the gay, lesbian, women and men," Domagoso said. ... more
  • 1 day Pasig, San Juan top most ‘bike-friendly’ cities in NCR Philstar
    Over a thousand Filipinos chose to bike to work in June amid restrictions on public transportation, despite the lack of safe bike lanes along major roads. ... more
  • 1 day Cost-cutting buoys Cemex Holdings’ profits as building yet to restart Philstar |Biz
    Earnings by cement manufacturer Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc. bounced back in the third quarter but hardly due an economic restart. ... more
  • 1 day Zamboanga City goes for the kill in Chooks-to-Go 3×3 tiff Philstar |Sports
    Family’s Brand Sardines-Zamboanga City tries to accomplish what has set out to do as it shoots for the title. ... more
  • 1 day Guce 2 adrift in Symetra Tour Philstar |Sports
    Clariss Guce came away with a four-under 68 in her strongest start in a long while, moving just two strokes off Slovenian Ana Belac at the start of the Carolina Golf Classic. ... more
  • 1 day Catching up on delays, Dito eyes wider network by yearend Philstar |Biz
    “We are hoping more than 2,000 by end of 2020. Hopefully, we can achieve that so that we can offer a wider coverage to the public,” Rodolfo Santiago, chief technology officer, said. ... more
  • 1 day Shibuno joins hunt; Saso resumes drive for 3rd win Philstar |Sports
    The 12-day break should be enough rest and the two-month spell should be enough motivation for Yuka Saso. ... more
  • 2 days Wesley So on verge of ruling US Chess Championship Philstar |Sports
    For the second time in the history of the United States Chess Championship, a Philippine-born player could end up as its champion. Call him Wesley So. ... more
  • 2 days Puregold allots P5 billion to acquire stores and expand reach Philstar |Biz
    The grocery operator was one of the few companies that benefited from stay-at-home consumers. ... more
  • 2 days BTA passes Bangsamoro Administrative Code Philstar
    The Regional Administrative Code (RAC) encompasses all Bangsamoro ministries and all other non-portfolio entities under the office of BARMM’s chief minister, Ahod 'Al Haj Murad' Ebrahim. ... more
  • 2 days DFA vows severe penalty for envoy who abused maid Philstar
    The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday vowed to impose “severe” penalty on Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Marichu Mauro for maltreating her Filipina housemaid. ... more
  • 2 days Blind Philstar |Opinion
    When infections broke out in Melbourne, Australia, the authorities completely locked down the large city. ... more
  • 2 days 2 suspected gunrunners slain in Rizal sting Philstar
    Two suspected gunrunners were killed in a sting in Pililla, Rizal yesterday. ... more
  • 2 days EU celebrates the UN at 75 Philstar |Opinion
    Last Oct. 24, our head office in Brussels lit up in blue to pay tribute to the UN, an institution which, just like the EU, was built for peace. ... more
  • 2 days PNPA now COVID-19 free Philstar
    There is no more coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 case at the Philippine National Police Academy in Silang, Cavite. ... more
  • 2 days PLDT to continue capex expansion Philstar |Biz
    Telecommunications and digital services provider PLDT Inc. is poised to continue ramping up its capital spending to new heights in the “foreseeable future” as it continues to expand its network and roll out 5G. ... more
  • 2 days Girl, 13, raped, killed in Isabela Philstar
    A 13-year-old girl, believed to be a victim of rape, was found dead in a creek in Barangay Bella Luz, San Mateo, Isabela on Tuesday. ... more
  • 2 days The stolen economy: Of shenanigans and smugglers Philstar |Biz
    If one were to trace the labyrinthine trail of smuggling in this country, one will often find a powerful person somewhere along the way a coddler who may be from the echelons of power, perhaps oligarchs or politicos in their sleek Brionis and signature ties. ... more
  • 2 days Megawide offers to absorb NAIA employees in takeover bid Philstar
    Thousands of Ninoy Aquino International Airport employees will not lose their jobs due to the NAIA rehabilitation project, the private consortium contracted by the government said yesterday. ... more
  • 2 days Government to borrow P140 billion in November Philstar |Biz
    The government is eyeing to raise P140 billion next month through the regular issuance of securities in the domestic market, the Bureau of the Treasury announced yesterday. ... more
  • 2 days Comelec eyes 2-day Palawan plebiscite Philstar
    The plebiscite to ratify a law dividing Palawan into three provinces may be held for two days. ... more
  • 2 days Puhunan pang-negosyo Philstar |Biz
    From its humble beginnings in 2005, Go Negosyo has grown into a dynamic, enabling organization that empowers our country’s micro and small entrepreneurs. ... more
  • 2 days Zamboanga nails another plum, gains Grand Finals top seeding Philstar |Sports
    Santi Santillan turned garbage into gold late in the match as Family’s Brand Sardines-Zamboanga City edged Uling Roasters-Butuan City, 21-20, to rule the fourth and final leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 President’s Cup powered by TM at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna Tuesday night. ... more
  • 2 days Index down anew on continued profit taking Philstar |Biz
    The stock index finished in negative territory for the second day in a row yesterday as investors continue to unload stocks acquired from last week’s runup for profit. ... more
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