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  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months Las Piñas, Pateros police chiefs swap posts Philstar
    The chiefs of police of Las Piñas City and Pateros switched posts yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months The effect of karma Philstar |Opinion
    There is too much evil going on in this country despite her being a predominantly Catholic nation. ... more
  • 6 months PALSCON sets 9th national conference Philstar |Biz
    The Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors (PALSCON) Inc. will hold its 9th National Conference on Sept. 20 with the theme “Service Outsourcing Today,” at Manila Hotel’s Tent City. ... more
  • 6 months Fire officer dies in road mishap Philstar
    A fire officer died while six others were injured when their pickup collided with a bus in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte on Friday. ... more
  • 6 months ‘Moderate the greed’ Philstar |Opinion
    President Duterte though kept unusually quiet after “shaking the tree” anew. ... more
  • 6 months DOE pushes oil exploration in Asean action plan Philstar |Biz
    The Department of Energy (DOE) pushed for the inclusion of oil exploration as part of the action plan of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ... more
  • 6 months Yanson matriarch hit on social media Philstar
    The family feud over the control of the largest transportation firm in the Visayas and Mindanao is far from over after social media trolls attacked the matriarch of the Yanson family yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months The plebeian mind Philstar |Opinion
    Sometime in the late 1950s, the American scholar, John Provinse, made me an unusual offer. ... more
  • 6 months Bria Homes now a top choice of ordinary Filipinos Philstar |Biz
    With children’s education and basic necessities on top of the average Filipinos’ priorities, acquiring their own home has always seemed like a remote possibility. ... more
  • 6 months Paalam, Marcial advance in AIBA world slugfest Philstar |Sports
    The Philippines’ Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial smashed their respective opponents to advance to the next round of the 2019 AIBA Elite Men’s World Championship in Ekaterinburg, Russia Saturday night. ... more
  • 6 months Gringo Honasan lays out ‘Digital Philippines’ plan Philstar |Biz
    Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan intends to institutionalize policies and set in motion programs that would go beyond the Duterte administration to ensure the country’s transformation into a digital nation will soon be achieved. ... more
  • 6 months Motolite scores another stirring five-set triumph Philstar |Sports
    Motolite kept playing inspired game in the absence of its top player, overcoming a two-set deficit and wearing down a young Choco Mucho side in a nerve-wracking finish to pull off a 25-27, 15-25, 25-18, 25-17, 18-16 victory yesterday and grab solo second in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. ... more
  • 6 months Dreaming of a plan Philstar |Biz
    For crying out loud… all Sen. Grace Poe wanted to get from DOTr so she can sponsor the bill granting emergency power to President Duterte to fix Metro Manila traffic was a simple plan of action. ... more
  • 6 months Final word on the World Cup Philstar |Sports
    Despite the reams of written words on the disappointing finish of the Philippine national team in the FIBA World Cup, there always seems to be more to say. ... more
  • 6 months Raymund Ribay’s Mandaluyong is also Brillante’s Philstar |Art
    The film Verdict starts violently enough, Raymund Ribay Gutierrez’s riveting tale of domestic violence in Mandaluyong, otherwise known as the Tiger City, and its aftermath spiraling through a drawn-out trial that merges the unconventional with old school narrative. ... more
  • 6 months The IPO bandwagon: Ride or die? Buy or bye? Philstar |Biz
    The country’s investment bankers aren’t popping the champagne bottles just yet or drinking their Macallan straight up, but they’re certainly walking tall again and flashing their trademark swagger smiles that say, “Hey, we’ve got deals coming up.” ... more
  • 6 months Dragons, Brahmans try to preserve runs Philstar |Sports
    Defending champion Diliman College and University of Batangas try to extend their runs to three games when they battle separate rivals today in the PG Flex Linoleum-UCBL at the Olivarez College gym in Parañaque City. ... more
  • 6 months A collection and a collaboration Philstar |Art
    You know that you’ve reached the hilltop, just in time to view the sunset, when they start compiling your works into hefty one-volume collections that could take a very long vacation on a very lonely island to plow through. ... more
  • 6 months Kawit proposes own POGO City Philstar |Biz
    The local government of Kawit, Cavite is proposing to put up a 70-hectare offshore gaming hub to take advantage of the booming industry worldwide. ... more
  • 6 months LGBA ‘Breeder’ race resumes with three rounds today Philstar |Sports
    Three more rounds of the 2019 LGBA Breeder of Year race, which has attracted 116 entries so far, are up today at the Pasay City Cockpit. ... more
  • 6 months A tweet is just a tweet Philstar |Biz
    Global markets experienced heightened volatility due to the escalation of the US-China trade war amid a global economic slowdown. ... more
  • 6 months KaTropa, Beermen, Elite depart for Macau T12 Philstar |Sports
    TNT KaTropa, San Miguel Beer and Blackwater seek to regain some measure of pride for the Philippines in international basketball as these three PBA squads clash with some of the continent’s leading club teams in the 2019 East Asia League Terrific 12 on Sept. 17-22 in Macau. ... more
  • 6 months 2 slain in Cavite Philstar
    Two persons were shot dead in Cavite over the weekend. ... more
  • 6 months Altas bag first NCAA chess crown Philstar |Sports
    Perpetual Help captured a first-ever NCAA chess crown as the Altas downed the Arellano Chiefs, 3.5-.5, in the finals at the San Beda U Conference Room in Mendiola, Manila Saturday. ... more
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months France turns back Australia, clinches bronze in FIBA World Cup Philstar |Sports
    Led by Nando de Colo and Evan Fournier, the French denied Patty Mills and Australia a podium finish in the tournament. ... more
  • 6 months Tigers fashion out gutsy OT win vs Bulldogs Philstar |Sports
    Rhenz Abando found the right time to wake up, scoring seven points in the final 1:32 of regulation before burying two pressure-packed triples in the extra frame to complete the Growling Tigers' comeback. ... more
  • 6 months Pangasinan police lauds scrap collector for returning Philippine flag Philstar
    Pangasinan town police praised a scrap collector for returning a Philippine flag he found on a highway. ... more
  • 6 months Ornopia, Prado power Lady Falcons in blowout win vs Lady Maroons Philstar |Sports
    Rookie Novie Ornopia stepped up to the plate with her 23 points, seven rebounds, two steals and a block as she played in perfect harmony with Lady Falcon ace Mar Prado, who got herself 20 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, six steals, and one block in the win. ... more
  • 6 months FEU downs UST, NU wins in UAAP boys’ volleyball Philstar |Sports
    The Baby Tamaraws dealt the Junior Tiger Spikers their first loss of the tournament with a 20-25, 29-27, 14-25, 25-23, 15-12, while the Bullpups made quick work of Adamson University, 25-21, 25-14, 27-25, at the FEU-Diliman gym. ... more
  • 6 months Aninam takes charge as Lady Bulldogs devour Golden Tigresses Philstar |Sports
    The Season 80 MVP dominated the paint for the Lady Bulldogs with 19 points, 14 rebounds, three assists and three blocks to stretch their historic unbeaten streak to 84 straight games. ... more
  • 6 months Not just luck: Suerte wants more for UE after late-game heroics Philstar |Sports
    Given his one-and-done year with the Red Warriors, he hopes to do things for the team that will last longer than his stay. ... more
  • 6 months Habagat to bring rains Sunday after Tropical Depression Marilyn’s exit Philstar
    Tropical Depression Marilyn weakened into an LPA and left the Philippine area of responsibility on Saturday evening. ... more
  • 6 months In Photos: ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet Philstar |Fashion
    Gold and nude outfits, plunging necklines, pants, ash-colored hair and lots of broken hearts dominated this year's ABS-CBN Ball in Shangri-La The Fort hotel, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. ... more
  • 6 months Volleyball stars spice up ABS-CBN ball Philstar |Sports
    Gracing a star-studded ABSCBN Ball 2019, volleybelles substituted their usual jerseys for gowns for a night. ... more
  • 6 months Agusan del Norte governor cleared of graft, malversation Philstar
    Agusan del Norte Gov. Dale Corvera has been acquitted of graft and malversation of public funds over alleged illegal reimbursement of municipal funds when he was mayor of Cabadbaran City in 2014. ... more
  • 6 months Alyssa Valdez hurts ankle, skips SEA Grand Prix Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine women’s volleyball team will be without its top two players when it sees action in the Southeast Asian Grand Prix scheduled Sept. 20-22 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. ... more
  • 6 months Sandigan affirms ex- Quezon City execs’ conviction Philstar
    The Sandiganbayan has upheld its decision sentencing two former Quezon City government officials to serve up to 30 years in prison in connection with the 2011 Manor Hotel fire that took the lives of 74 persons. ... more
  • 6 months Terrific 12 features World Cup vets Philstar |Sports
    It will be redemption time for 11 players whose teams failed to advance to the second round of this year’s FIBA World Cup in China as they suit up for their home clubs in the Terrific 12 tournament featuring three PBA, four Japanese, three Chinese and two Korean pro teams at the Tap Seac Multi-Sports Pavilion in Macau on Sept. 17-22. ... more
  • 6 months UP sets nationwide protests on ML anniversary Philstar
    Various activities, including a “National Day of Protest” on Sept. 20, will be organized at different campuses of the University of the Philippines (UP) to commemorate the declaration of martial law during the Marcos regime. ... more
  • 6 months Philippine lifters vie in Pattaya Philstar |Sports
    Ten national lifters will participate in this year’s International Weightlifting Federation World Championships to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from Sept. 18-27. ... more
  • 6 months All-female cop station launched in Siquijor Philstar
    A police station to be manned only by policewomen was launched in Maria town in Siquijor yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months No Alyssa Valdez, no problem for Creamline Philstar |Sports
    Creamline showed depth and class as it smothered Chef’s Classics, 25-11, 25-14, 25-21, even without top hitter Alyssa Valdez as the Cool Smashers rolled to their ninth straight win in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months Don’t feed, ride whale sharks — BFAR Philstar
    Residents have been advised against feeding whale sharks sighted in the waters off Alegria town in southern Cebu. ... more
  • 6 months Long-term effects of using ketamine for depression are uncertain Philstar |Opinion
    Low doses of ketamine, an N- methyl- D- aspirate glutamate receptor antagonist, can produce benefits that are unprecedented in the history of treating major depression. ... more
  • 6 months No more transport disruption, Yanson matriarch assures public Philstar
    The bus operations of Vallacar Transit Inc. (VTI)’s will not be disrupted again, Yanson family matriarch Olivia has assured the public amid an ongoing squabble involving her children. ... more
  • 6 months EDITORIAL – Not in their backyard Philstar |Opinion
    It’s an ugly mindset – the idea that it’s OK to dump one’s trash and other discarded items indiscriminately, as long as it’s not in one’s own backyard. ... more
  • 6 months CGBP launches certification course for compliance officers Philstar |Biz
    As the Revised Corporation Code that took effect on Feb. 23, 2019 mandates corporation vested with public interest to elect a compliance officer, this opens a career path in an organization with a rank of senior vice president, a separate position from the corporate secretary, based on Section 1.6 of the Code of Corporate Governance for Publicly-Listed Corporations. ... more
  • 6 months Government revives Marcos-era stores Philstar
    The government has revived the Marcos-era Kadiwa store system in Metro Manila in a bid to stabilize prices and help both farmers and consumers. ... more
  • 6 months Glory be to thee Hong Kong Philstar |Opinion
    Even if I believe that sooner or later China will suppress the Hong Kong Revolution, I cannot help but admire the idealism and resoluteness of the Hong Kong people in their movement to preserve democracy and the rule of law in Hong Kong. ... more
  • 6 months ADB reviews long-term Strategy 2030 Philstar |Biz
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be reviewing the performance of its operational priorities in line with its long-term Strategy 2030 to ensure a more effective use of resources. ... more
  • 6 months Construction worker nabbed for having sex with pig Philstar
    A construction worker was arrested for allegedly having sex with an eight-month-old pig in Barangay Bolaoen in this town on Friday. ... more
  • 6 months Why Vietnam’s economy is surging ahead Philstar |Opinion
    In 1986, Vietnam decided to launch economic and political reforms that would enable the country to transform from a centralized economy into a socialist-oriented market economy. ... more
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