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  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days The effect of karma Philstar |Opinion
    There is too much evil going on in this country despite her being a predominantly Catholic nation. ... more
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days ‘Moderate the greed’ Philstar |Opinion
    President Duterte though kept unusually quiet after “shaking the tree” anew. ... more
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days The plebeian mind Philstar |Opinion
    Sometime in the late 1950s, the American scholar, John Provinse, made me an unusual offer. ... more
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 4 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days The craving for distraction Philstar |Biz
    Ever fall in line behind the counter of a bank or a fast food resto which all it takes is a few minutes? ... more
  • 5 days LPC derby champ known today Philstar |Sports
    The champion of Las Piñas Coliseum’s 30th Anniversary 5-Stag Derby will be determined as the event’s grand finals unfold at 1 p.m. today, with more than 80 fights on tap. ... more
  • 5 days Phoenix partners with Brunei LPG firm Philstar |Biz
    Independent oil firm Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. is strengthening its network in the Southeast Asian region after it forged a deal to source liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Brunei. ... more
  • 5 days Philippines blitz kings on bigger stage Philstar |Sports
    The Philippines’ “fastest” chessers Daniel Quizon and David Elorta will try to reclaim the Southeast Asian Games blitz gold last won by Wesley So eight years ago as they spearhead the country’s bid in the biennial event set late this year in Subic. ... more
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days Country’s future Philstar |Biz
    Agriculture is literally going down the drain in this country and if the sector’s problems are not addressed immediately, then farming in the Philippines will just be a thing of the past. ... more
  • 5 days P5-million cocaine seized in Quezon; 3 drug suspects slain Philstar
    A cocaine brick was recovered along the shore on Jomalig Island in Quezon on Friday. ... more
  • 5 days Martin Jacques in Manila for the second time Philstar |Opinion
    I was at Sofitel for the discussion with Martin Jacques’ book “When China Rules the World.” ... more
  • 5 days Average farmgate palay price further drops to P16.68/kilo Philstar |Agric
    Farmgate prices of palay (unhusked rice) remain on the downtrend as of the end of August, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority(PSA). ... more
  • 5 days NEA forms team vs power shortage in Abra Philstar |Biz
    State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has created another task force to avert power outage and improve the electricity service reliability to consumers by rehabilitating the power distribution system of Abra province. ... more
  • 5 days Joy Belmonte tackles anti-HIV initiatives in London conference Philstar
    Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has joined a select panel of local executives from around the world to discuss efforts to address heath inequalities, particularly the increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in the country. ... more
  • 5 days VP election protest an endurance test Philstar |Opinion
    In an ideal setting, the protest of former Sen. Bongbong Marcos against the election of Vice President Leni Robredo in May 2016 could be decided within this year, but this is the Philippines where such disputes are a test of endurance, resources and other variables. ... more
  • 5 days Stricter biosecurity pushed amid ASF Philstar |Agric
    The private sector is calling on the government to beef up and impose stricter biosecurity measures against the spread of the dreaded African swine fever (ASF), an epidemic that could potentially damage the country’s P260-billion hog industry. ... more
  • 5 days CEOs vs the threat of the three planets Philstar |Biz
    The most resounding message of the recently concluded Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) CEO International Conference is that innovation should be subject to one important rule – it should be for the sake of sustainability. ... more
  • 5 days Merwin Tan, Krizziah Tabora-Macatula bag BWC national titles Philstar |Sports
    Youthful national bowler Merwin Tan pulled off a stunning win over legendary Paeng Nepomuceno while 2017 International champion Krizziah Tabora-Macatula toppled multi-titled Liza del Rosario last Saturday to claim the 2019 Bowling World Cup titles and earn tickets to Indonesia for the International Finals in November. ... more
  • 5 days Safeguarding your petition, Part 1 Philstar |Opinion
    Most family-based petitions take years to be processed and for the priority date to finally become current. ... more
  • 5 days International tourist arrivals up 4% in H1 Philstar |Biz
    International tourist arrivals increased by four percent in the first half, driven by affordable travel and increased connectivity, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said. ... more
  • 5 days Reymon Jaraula makes dreams come true at Pueblo Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula finally grabbed a Philippine Golf Tour crown he had been chasing since he broke into the ranks as a scrawny upstart at Palos Verdes six years ago, beating multi-titled Tony Lascuña in the second playoff hole to snare the ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship crown before a cheering crowd here yesterday. ... more
  • 5 days Acienda Designer Outlet adds more store tenants Philstar |Biz
    Acienda Designer Outlet (ADO), the country’s first true international outlet mall located in Silang, Cavite, continues its momentum well into the upcoming holiday season with the opening of its newest stores. ... more
  • 5 days For all the marbles Philstar |Sports
    It’s down to one final game to decide the new FIBA World Cup champion. Two unbeaten teams are left among 32 that began hostilities in China last Aug. 31. ... more
  • 5 days Insurers allowed to invest in SBL Philstar |Biz
    The Insurance Commission (IC) is now allowing insurance firms to participate in securities borrowing and lending (SBL) transactions, subject to regulatory approval. ... more
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